Robert Chamberlain
Alexander Chamberlain
(Cal 1780-1864)
Ann Buckingham
(Cal 1791-1870)

Robert Chamberlain
(Cal 1832-1914)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Eliza Delbridge

2. Lydia Moorhouse

Robert Chamberlain 7 8

  • Born: Cal 1832, North Lopham, Norfolk, England 9
  • Marriage (1): Eliza Delbridge 18th June 1859 in Brunswick St Wesleyan Church, Fitzroy, Victoria 1 2 3
  • Marriage (2): Lydia Moorhouse on 30 May 1872 in New Mill, Kirkburton, Yorkshire 4 5 6
  • Died: 9 Feb 1914, 9 Elmie Street, Hawthorn, Victoria 10
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  General Notes:

BLOG: http://hrog.wordpress.com/2013/08/16/arthur-and-the-chamberlain-sisters/

The middle name "Henry" appears in the 1859 Argus marriage notice but not on the certificate and nowhere else I can find.

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  Chronology:

He worked as a Farmer's Son in 1851 and resided at North Lopham, Norfolk. 11

He immigrated on ship Cheapside from London on 8 Jul 1852 to Port Phillip. 12

He worked as a Hay and Corn Trader in 1859 and resided at Collingwood. 2

He worked as a Corn Trader on 26 Jan 1862 and resided at 281 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy, Victoria. 13

He worked as a Commission Agent in Mar 1888. 14

He worked as a Hay Salesman in 1914 and resided at 9 Elmie St, Hawthorn. 15

He resided in 1881 in 37 Rowe Street, North Fitzroy. 16

He worked as an Agent in 1903 and resided at 9 Elmie Street, Hawthorn, Victoria. 17


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Robert married Eliza Delbridge, daughter of Edward Martyn Delbridge and Mary Pierce, 18th June 1859 in Brunswick St Wesleyan Church, Fitzroy, Victoria.1 2 3 (Eliza Delbridge was born Cal 1841 in St Agnes, Cornwall,2 18 died on 30 Jun 1870 in Kerr Street, Fitzroy, Victoria 19 20 and was buried on 2 Jul 1870 in Melbourne Cemetery.)


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Robert next married Lydia Moorhouse, daughter of Eli Moorhouse and Mary Moorhouse, on 30 May 1872 in New Mill, Kirkburton, Yorkshire.4 5 6 (Lydia Moorhouse was born Cal 1846 in Wooldale, Yorkshire 21 and died in 1912 in St Leonards, NSW 22 23.)


  Marriage Notes:

Witnesses: Ambrose Moorhouse and Jane Mellor (probably the daughter of Hugh Mellor and Mary Turton)

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1 Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Index, http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, CHAMBERLAIN Robert M DELBRIDGE Eliza 1859 2191.

2 Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Certificate, http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Marriage.

3 NLA Newspapers online (TROVE), 1859 'Family Notices.', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), 24 June, p. 4, viewed 11 August, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5683272. MARRIAGE.
On the 18th inst., at the Wesleyan Church, Bruns-Fix this text
wick-street, Collingwood, by the Rev. Thomas Wil-
liams, Robert Henry Chamberlain, corn merchant, of
Collingwood, son of Alexander Chamberlain, Esq., of
Northlopham, Norfolk, to Eliza, third daughter of
Edward Delbridge, builder and contractor, of this city.

4 FreeBMD Online Index of BMD, England & Wales, www.freebmd.org.uk, Marriages Jun 1872
Chamberlain Robert Huddersfield 9a543
Lindley Lydia Huddersfield 9a543.

5 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, Lindley Public Tree.

6 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, Marriage. West Yorkshire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1935 about Robert Chamberlain
Name:Robert Chamberlain
Birth Year:abt 1832
Age:40
Marriage or Bann Date:30 May 1872
Parish:New Mill, Christ Church
Father's Name:Alexander Chamberlain
Spouse's Name:Lydia Laidley
Spouse's Father's Name:Eli Moorhouse.

7 Photo Albums Digital images stored in Albums folder, 018_012. Only created to allow Lydia to be entered.

8 Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Index, http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Death VLC 1907.

9 Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Certificate, http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Bith VLC 1862. 30 years old.

10 Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Index, http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Family Name:CHAMBERLAIN
Given Name(s):Robert
Sex:Unknown
Event:DEATH
Father's Name:Chamberlain Alex
Mother's Name:BUCKINGHAM - Emma
Age:82
Death Place:Hawthorn
Registration Year:1914
Registration Number:1891.

11 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, 1851C.

12 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, Victoria, Australia, Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists, 1839\endash 1923 about Robert Chamberlain
Name:Robert Chamberlain
Estimated Birth Year:abt 1829
Age:23
Arrival Date:8 Jul 1852
Arrival Port:Port Phillip Bay, Australia
Departure Port:London
Ship:Cheapside
Nationality:English.

13 Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Certificate, http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Birth VLC 1862.

14 Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Certificate, http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Marriage VLC 1888.

15 Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Certificate, http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Death. 82 years old, born Norfolk, 63 years in Victoria.

16 Web (Misc).

17 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, Electoral Roll.

18 Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Index, http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Death.

19 Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Index, http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Family Name:CHAMBERLAIN
Given Name(s):Eliza
Sex:Unknown
Event:DEATH
Father's Name:Delbridge Edwar
Mother's Name:PIERCE - Mary
Spouse's Family Name:CHAMBERLAIN
Spouse's Given Name(s):Robert
Age:29
Birth Place:CORN
Registration Year:1870
Registration Number:6519.

20 Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Certificate, http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Death.

21 Ancestry.com Online Census and BMD, www.ancestry.com, 1881C.

22 Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages (Victoria) - Certificate, http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Death RC 1914.

23 Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW (Online), www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/familyHistory.htm, Death. 17877/1912 CHAMBERLAIN LYDIA ELI MARY ST LEONARDS.