Eighth Generation


106. Stewart Marjoribanks MOWLE was born on 17 March 1822 in Kingsdown, Deal.14 In 1836 he was a Seaman. He emigrated on 5 January 1836 from London, England, United Kingdom.10,130 He arrived at Sydney on 19th May 1836 in the William Lockerby in the guardianship of his youngest uncle, Edward Boxer Mowle, who had already established himself in New South Wales as a merchant. After continuing his education for some years at Sydney College he proceeded to Yarralumla sheep station, Limestone plains, for pastoral experience. He afterwards leased, for ten years, a property of 2,560 acres on the Molonglo River, upon which now stands a large part of the capital city Canberra. He was a Justice of the Peace and Police Magistrate at Queanbeyan from 1848 to 1849. Sheep farming did not fulfill his expectations and, in 1852, he obtained the appointments of Sub-Collector of Customs and Water Police Magistrate at Twofold Bay. Subsequently, he exchanged into the office of the Legislative Council and, in 1883, was commissioned Usher of the Black Rod, which position he held until his retirement from the Civil Service in 1905. He closely identified himself with Civil Service institutions and art circles. Stewart immigrated on 18 May 1836 to Sydney, Australian Colonies at Port Jackson aboard The Lockerby.10,130 He arrived at Sydney on 19th May 1836 in the William Lockerby in the guardianship of his youngest uncle, Edward Boxer Mowle, who had already established himself in New South Wales as a merchant. After continuing his education for some years at Sydney College he proceeded to Yarralumla sheep station, Limestone plains, for pastoral experience. He afterwards leased, for ten years, a property of 2,560 acres on the Molonglo River, upon which now stands a large part of the capital city Canberra. He was a Justice of the Peace and Police Magistrate at Queanbeyan from 1848 to 1849. Sheep farming did not fulfill his expectations and, in 1852, he obtained the appointments of Sub-Collector of Customs and Water Police Magistrate at Twofold Bay. Subsequently, he exchanged into the office of the Legislative Council and, in 1833, was commissioned Usher of the Black Rod, which position he held until his retirement from the Civil Service in 1905. He closely identified himself with Civil Service institutions and art circles.
From 1852 to 1883 he was a Sub-Collector of Taxes in Twofold Bay, NSW, Australia.14 From 1852 to 1883 he was a Water Police Magistrate in Twofold Bay, NSW, Australia.14 From 1883 Stewart was an Usher of the Black Rod of the Legislative Council.14 He retired in 1905.14 He died on 20 November 1908 at the age of 86 in Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia.131 At Spencer Lodge, Queen Street

Stewart Marjoribanks MOWLE and Mary Braidwood WILSON were married on 12 May 1845 in Oatlands, Tasmania, Australia.14 Mary Braidwood WILSON, daughter of Thomas Braidwood WILSON and Jane THOMPSON, was born on 8 March 1827 in Durham, England.55,132 She arrived in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia on 24 June 1836 132 aboard the Strathfieldsaye in which her father made his ninth and final voyage as Surgeon Duperintendent in convict ships. In 1843 she lived , following her father's death with her Uncle, George Wilson, in Mount Seymour, Oatlands, Van Dieman's Land, Australia.132 Mary died on 15 September 1857 at the age of 30 in Balmain, Sydney, NSW, Australia.14

Stewart Marjoribanks MOWLE and Mary Braidwood WILSON had the following children:

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Florence Mary MOWLE.

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Aubrey Murray Palmer MOWLE.

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Kate Isabella MOWLE.

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Amalie Elizabeth MOWLE was born on 31 December 1851 in Canbury, NSW (Now Canberra A.C.T.). She died on 11 February 1881 at the age of 29 in South Kingston (now Stanmore) Sydney, NSW, Australia.131,133 Died unmarried

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Alice Margaret MOWLE was born on 21 January 1854 in Twofold Bay, NSW, Australia.131 She died on 7 December 1855 at the age of 1 in Sydney, NSW, Australia.131

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Thomas Braidwood MOWLE.

Stewart Marjoribanks MOWLE and Sophia Margaret SIMPSON were married on 3 June 1865 in Dapto, NSW, Australia.131 At St. Luke's Church Sophia Margaret SIMPSON, daughter of William West SIMPSON, died on 25 May 1917 in Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia.131 At Spencer Lodge, Queen St.

Stewart Marjoribanks MOWLE and Sophia Margaret SIMPSON had the following children:

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Mary Sophia MOWLE was born on 17 March 1866.131 She died on 26 December 1866 at the age of 0 in Sydney, NSW, Australia.131,134

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William Stewart MOWLE C.M.G..

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Charles Edward MOWLE was born on 9 May 1869.131 He died on 21 August 1869 at the age of 0 in Millers Point, Sydney, NSW, Australia.131,134

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Agnes Isobel Douglas MOWLE was born on 30 April 1871 in Millers Point, Sydney, NSW, Australia.134 She died on 10 September 1961 at the age of 90.135 She lived 133 Queen Street in Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia.

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Amy Henrietta Macdouall MOWLE was born on 15 March 1873 in Randwick, Sydney, NSW, Australia.134 She died on 17 September 1943 at the age of 70 in Sydney, NSW, Australia.131,134 Died unmarried