Ufford to Ipswich

Baxters of Ufford that settled in Ipswich

What happened to the children of John Baxter and Elizabeth Orford of Ipswich?

William Baxter (1821 – ?)

Marriage

William married Mary Ann Baldry (1821 – ?) the daughter of John Baldry and Sarah Croft, in 1841.

Census

1851

Dwelling – Little Guildford Street, Saint Saviour, Surrey
Name Relationship Marital Status Age Occupation Where Born
William Baxter Head M 29 Sawyer Ufford
Mary A Baxter Wife M 29 Whitton
Mary A Cleaving Servant 11 House Servant Ipswich
William Vine Visitor Unmar 26 Millwright Sheerness

No sign of William or Mary Ann after this date, the couple did not follow brother John to Geelong, Australia

Eliza Ann Baxter (1823 – 1897)

Children

Eliza had the following:

Born Name Comment Where
1849 Arthur Hayward* Mother’s maiden name blank Ipswich

Arthur refers to himself as Arthur Baxter Howard (1849 – 1912).

Marriage

Eliza married Edward/Edwin Weston Howard (1809 – 1866) the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Howard, in 1860.

Harriet Baxter (1825 – 1837)

Death

Ipswich St Helen

Buried Name Comment
30 Apr 1837 Harriet Baxter Of Ipswich St Helen, aged 11

John Baxter (1828 – 1910)

John and his family left Suffolk on board the Sea King, bound for Australia on the 20th February, 1855 arriving on the 16thMay, 1855. The family settled in Geelong, Victoria. John set up a sawmill on Western beach which he later moved to Hope Street, Geelong West.

Marriage

John married Rhoda Barber (1825 – 1916) the daughter of John Barber and Rhoda Carter, in 1847.

Children

John and Rhoda had the following:

Born Baptized Name Comment Where
1853 04 Jun 1854 John Francis Son of John and Rhoda Ipswich St Matthew
1855 William George Son of John and Rhoda (Barber) Geelong
1858 Emily Jane Daughter of John and Rhoda (Barber) Geelong
1864 Rhoda Ann Daughter of John and Rhoda (Barber) Geelong
1869 Charles Philip Son of John and Rhoda (Barber) Geelong

Census

1851

Dwelling – Victoria Street, Ipswich St Clement
Name Relationship Marital Status Age Occupation Where Born
John Baxter Head M 22 Sawyer Ipswich
Rhoda Baxter Wife M 26 Ipswich

Newspapers

Newspaper Date Comment
Geelong Advertiser 10 Aug 1910 Deaths
BAXTER – on the 9thAugust, at his residence, Lloyd-street, Geelong West, John the beloved husband of Rhoda Baxter, and father of J. F. and W. G. Baxter, Mrs W. Mullett and Mrs A. Turner, aged 82 years.
No flowers.
The funreral will leave his late residence, Lloyd-Street, Geelong, this day, (Wednesday), the 10thAugust at 4 o’clock p.m. for the New Geelong Cemetery.
Friends please accept this intimation.
Geelong Advertiser 03 Mar 1916 Deaths
BAXTER – on the 2ndMarch, at her residence, “Ipswich” Autumn-street, Geelong West, Rhoda widow of the later John Baxter, and loving mother of John F., William G. Baxter, Mrs Mullett (Moonee Ponds), Mrs Turner (Middle Park) and the late Chales P, in her 91st years.
No flowers.
The funreral will leave her late residence, Autumn-Street, Geelong West, on Saturday, the 4th inst., at 2 p.m. for the New Geelong Cemetery.
Friends please accept this intimation.

Will Information

Baxter John – 11861 – Geelong W – Timber Mchs – died 9 Aug 1910 – Probate granted 3 Nov 1910
Baxter Rhoda – 143344 – Geelong W – Widow – died 2 Mar 1916 – Probate granted 3 Apr 1916

Death

Geelong West Public Cemetery

Buried Name Comment
10 Aug 1910 John Baxter Aged 82 years. Father: Baxter Jno – Mother: Elizth (Orford)
04 Mar 1916 Rhoda Baxter Aged 90 years. Father: Barber Jno – Mother: Unknown

Epitaph

Geelong Western Public Cemetery

IN MEMORIAM

JOHN BAXTER

BELOVED HUSBAND OF

RHODA BAXER

DIED 9 AUGUST 1910

AGED 82 YEARS

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NATIVE OF IPSWICH

ENGLAND

Lucy Amy Baxter (1834 – ?)

Marriage

Lucy married Charles Shipley Marsh (1833 – ?) the son of Charles Shipley Marsh and Sarah White, in 1857. The couple were living in South Street, Newington in the 1881 census, after this I loose them.

George Baxter (1836 – 1837)

Death

Ipswich St Helen

Buried Name Comment
12 Jul 1837 George Baxter Of Ipswich St Helen, West Street, aged 1 year and 6 months

Harriet Baxter (1839 – ?)

Marriage

Harriet married Charles Causdale/Cansdale/Condale (1837 – ?) the son of William Cansdale in 1860. The couple were living at St Thomas Road, Hackney in 1881, after this I loose them.