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STARLING, Barbados, Christ Church

PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 1:12 am
by anton
Tony Evans, seeking information on his great grandfather George Starling, born 22 July 1847 in Christ Church. He married Emily Pennington about 1867. Her grandfather George Pennington witnessed my great great grandfather Joseph Starling's marriage to Mary Ann Tait 28/04/1849 in Christ Church, Barbados.

Joseph and Mary had twelve children, three of their sons moved to Australia in the 1880's. Edward Whitfield b.1859 to South Australia, Frederick b.1855 who was a sailor but lived with Edward and his family when home from the sea and Joseph William b.1862 who lived in New South Wales.

Other children were Martha Hanna 1849, Mary Ann 1852, Harriet 1853, Helen Josephine 1856, Caroline Broomfield 1860, Alfred Atkins 1863, Matthew Whitfield 1865, Alice Maud 1866.

Martha Hanna married John Porter a school teacher attached to the army at St. Ann's Garrison in Christ Church. They were married in 1868 and later moved to India. They too had twelve children.