Jane Elizabeth Evans

(5 August 1842 - )
     Jane Elizabeth Evans was born on 5 August 1842 in Lady Well Walk, Birmingham, Warwickshire. She was the daughter of John Evans and Sarah Baker. Jane Elizabeth Evans was christened on 18 August 1842 in St Martin's, Birmingham.

Jean Esther Evans

(1911 - 13 November 1921)
     Jean Esther Evans was born in 1911 in Wangaratta, Victoria. She was the daughter of John Edwin Evans and Ellen MacMillan.
     Jean died on 13 November 1921 in Moyhu, Victoria. She was buried in Whitfield.

John Evans

(6 May 1810 - before 1871?)
     John Evans was christened on 6 May 1810 in Baschurch, Shropshire. John Evans, son of William & Sarah, of Eyton Lane.
There was another John born there c. 1811 who married a Margaret and had a family at Cockshutt & Crosemere. He was the son of William Evans and Sarah Unknown (Evans).
     John Evans married (?) Unknown before 1835.
     John was a saddler in Birmingham, from 1836.
     John Evans married secondly Sarah Baker on 10 January 1836 in Ss Peter & Paul, Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire. John Evans of this parish, widower & Sarah Baker of this parish spinster were married in this church by licence on the tenth day of January 1836; signed John Evans & Sarah Baker in the presence of Joseph Baker & Elizabeth Baker. This may be her parents. John Evans was listed in a directory dated 1839 as a saddler at 108 Rea Street, Digbeth, Birmingham.
     John Evans and Sarah Baker appeared on the 1841 census in Ladywell Walk, St Martin's, Birmingham. John Evans, 31, saddler, not born in the county; Sarah Evans 33, George Baker Evans 1, both born in the county; Emma Kimberly, aged 13, female servant, born in the county.
Ladywell Walk links Pershore Street and Hurst Street; its name is an abbreviation of Our Lady's Well Walk. The name originated prior to the Reformation. Water from the well or spring helped to fill the moat around the parsonage.
Jamaica Row has now disappeared under the present market complex. Once the courtyard of the Black Boy Inn, hence the name. John Evans was listed in a directory dated 1849 as John Evans, beerhouse & saddler at 92 Warwick St, Birmingham. Also listed was a John Evans, Professor of Music at 17 Easy Row. He was listed in a directory dated between 1850 and 1852 as John Evans, saddler at 51 Warwick St, Birmingham. In 1850 there was also listed a John Evans, Professor of Music at 17 Easy Row.
     John Evans and Sarah Baker were recorded on the 1851 census in Warwick Street, Bordesley, Aston, Birmingham. John Evans, head, married, 40, retail brewer, born Baschurch, Salop; Sarah, wife, 41, born Birmingham; George, son, 12, scholar, Sarah daughter, 5, Frances daughter, 3, John, son, 1. John Evans was listed in a directory dated 1858 as John Evans, saddler at 78 Moseley Street, Birmingham. He was listed in a directory dated 1860 as John Evans, saddler at 78 Moseley St, Sherlock St, Birmingham. John Evans, Professor of music, 120 Broad St. Islington was also listed. He was listed in a directory dated 1861 as John Evans, saddler at 76 Moseley Street, Birmingham.
     John Evans and Sarah Baker appeared on the 1861 census in 78 Moseley Street, Deritend, Aston, Birmingham. John Evans, head, married, 50 saddler (master), employing 1 man & 1 girl, born Baschurch, Salop; Sarah, wife, 52, born Birmingham; George Baker Evans, son, unmarried, 21 saddler; Clara, daughter, 16, saddlestitcher; Sarah, daughter, 14; Frances daughter 13; John Joseph, son, 11; Charles, 5, all scholars born in Birmingham.
William Anderson head, married, 48, draper born Scotland resided at 130 Sandpits, Birmingham with his wife Janet, aged 61 and Janet Breckinridge aged 17, niece, housemaid also born in Scotland. John Evans was listed in a directory dated between 1865 and 1867 as John Evans, saddler at Birmingham. Also listed were W Anderson, 130 Sand Pits, Linen draper; Alfred Geo Anderson, Prof. of Chemistry, 2 Grove Place, Mosely Rd, Balsall Heath. John Evans, Beer retailer 30 Spooner St; John Evans, Professor of Music 53 Calthorpe St.
     John died before 1871? In Birmingham. A John Evans aged 59 died March qtr of 1870 (6d/33)and another aged 65, died in the June quarter of 1873 in the Birmingham registration district.

Children of John Evans and Sarah Baker

John Evans

(20 October 1843 - 31 March 1934)
     He was a squatter from Whitfield Station (59,520 acres) near Moyhu and employed Ned Kelly in 1874. After holding up the police station at Jerilderie, the Kelly Gang discovered that the horses had Evan's brand on them, and Ned Kelly, who felt that Evans was a decent squatter, was determined to return them. This was done by Evans had actually sold them to the police and he returned them to Jerilderie.
Born at Barfold, near Kyneton, John Evans was the fourth son of John and Elinor Evans, who migrated from Wales in about 1840. Evans had taken over Whtfield in 1853 and was less confrontational than his brother Evan, who had objected to Quinns owning Glenmore next to his own property after the death of James Lloyd in 1869. He had also employed Ned Kelly briefly. A ke3en horseman, John bred Buzzi, which won the Grand National Hurder in 1896 and again in 1897, and Valders, who won the race in 1899


He had to sell off land in 1888 but retained owneship of Redcamp. John Evans was born on 20 October 1843 in Barfold, on the Campaspie River, near Kyneton, Victoria. He was born on Friday, at 12.30 p.m. He was the son of John Evans and Eleanor Evans. John Evans was christened on 2 April 1844 in St James Church of England, Melbourne, Victoria.
     John Evans married Eleanor Lucy Whitty, daughter of Mark Whitty and Catherine Meylor, on 16 February 1870 in St Francis Roman Catholic church, Melbourne, Victoria. The sons were brought up as Anglicans and their daughters as Roman Catholics.
     John died on 31 March 1934 in Hyem, Victoria, aged 90. He was an expert horseman and until a few months before his death, he bred and raced many race horses. A Border Mail article on 10 Sep 1927 said that Mr Evans was the "oldest continuing blood stock breeder in Australia". He was associated in a sheep grazing venture at Conoble Station near Hillston, a 320 acre property running 100,000 sheep in the ten years prior to a long series of droughts and the rabbit plague in 1888. His financial problems at that time led to the sale of the freehold land at 'Whitefield' in 1888, but he retained ownership of Redcamp in the Myrhee Valley and in the hills over-looking Hansonville.

Children of John Evans and Eleanor Lucy Whitty

John Evans

(circa 1804 - 20 January 1862)
     John Evans was born circa 1804 in Wales. A John Evans aged 50 was buried 24 Feb 1853 at Llangadog; another born about the same time was still there in 1881..
     John Evans married Eleanor Evans on 21 February 1834 in Glamorganshire?, Wales. A John Evans married Elinor Evans on 21 Feb 1834 at Llansadwrn, Carmarthenshire, he was of Llanwrda. Banns were published 2, 9 & 16th of Feburary..
     John Evans arrived circa February 1842 at Victoria, Australia. He arrived about 10 years before he settled at Whitefield (Whitfield) Station in 1851.
     His first position on his arrival in Victoria was at 'Barfold' station, Mount Macedon. He then took up land on the Goulburn River, ultimately acquiring 'Whitfield' station which was a very old holding, the 'Whitefield' run of 76,000 acres, from William Clark who died in 1853.
The Whitefield Run was divided from the Myrhee Run in 1852 and was taken over by John Evan sin 1853. He called part of the Whitefield Run on Boggy Creek 'Redcamp' and when he sold the eastern portion of Whitefield in 1888 to Mr Hyem, the Boddy Creek valley and the easternpart of the Fifteen Mile Creek valley became known as the Redcamp Station. He also bought up other selectors in the aea.
     He took over the 'Whitefield' run of 76,000 acres from William Clark in 1853 and it was later called Whitfield..
     John Evans married Charlotte (?).
     John died from a shooting accident on 20 January 1862 in Hyem, Victoria, Australia. He was buried in Hyem.
     The administration of his estate was granted to David Evans in March 1862.

Children of John Evans and Eleanor Evans

John Evans

(20 August 1811 - 1873?)
     John Evans was christened on 20 August 1811 in Baschurch, Shropshire. John Evans, son of Robert & Margaret.
     John was a saddler in Shropshire, from 1836.
     John Evans married Margaret White on 7 January 1836 in Ellesmere, Shropshire.
     John Evans was recorded on the 1851 census in Warwick Street, Bordesley, Aston, Birmingham. John Evans 39,saddler, born Baschurch, Margaret Evans 44, born Ellesmere, John Francis Evans 12, born Ellesmere.
     John Evans appeared on the 1861 census in Cockshut & Crosemere, Shropshire.
     John Evans appeared on the 1871 census in Shrewsbury & Ellesmere Rd, Cockshut & Crosemere, Shropshire. John Evans aged 59, saddler, born Baschurch with his wife Margaret aged 65, born Ellesmere. This family is also found in the 1851 & 1861 census and appears to not be related.
     John died in 1873? In Birmingham. A John Evans aged 59 died March qtr of 1870(6d/33)and another aged 65, died in the June quarter of 1873 in the Birmingham registration district.

Child of John Evans and Margaret White

John Austin Evans

(1904 - )
     John Austin Evans was born in 1904 in Beechworth, Victoria. He was the son of John Edwin Evans and Ellen MacMillan.

John Edwin Evans

(20 May 1872 - 12 July 1948)
     John Edwin Evans was born on 20 May 1872 in Moyhu, Victoria. He was the son of John Evans and Eleanor Lucy Whitty.
     John Edwin Evans married Ellen MacMillan in 1901 in Wangaratta, Victoria. He had a large family, Gloria Hartridge of 10 Hardistry St Wangaratta is a descendant.
     John died on 12 July 1948 in Benalla, Victoria, aged 76. He was buried in Whitfield.

Children of John Edwin Evans and Ellen MacMillan

John Francis Evans

(17 February 1839 - )
     John Francis Evans was christened on 17 February 1839 in Cockshutt, Shropshire. He was the son of John Evans and Margaret White.

John Frederick Evans

(9 February 1838 - before 1 June 1840)
     John Frederick Evans was born on 9 February 1838 in Rea St, Birmingham, Warwickshire. He was the son of John Evans and Sarah Baker. John Frederick Evans was christened on 1 March 1838 in St Martin's, Birmingham.
     John died before 1 June 1840 in Birmingham, Warwickshire. He was buried on 1 June 1840 in Birmingham. The age of three months suggests this is a different child.

John Gardner Evans

(31 January 1921 - 8 September 1994)
     John Gardner Evans was born on 31 January 1921. He was the son of Charles Evans and Grace Kerr Gardner.
     John died on 8 September 1994 aged 73.

Dr John Herbert Evans

(1866 - )
     Dr John Herbert Evans was born in 1866 in Whitefield, Victoria. He was the son of David Evans and Mary Jones.

John Joseph Evans

(circa 1851 - 29 September 1904)
     John Joseph Evans was born circa 1851 in Birmingham, Warwickshire. He was the son of John Evans and Sarah Baker. George, Frances, Sarah and John were listed as the children of John Evans in the 1851 census in Warwick Street, Bordesley, Aston, Birmingham. George, Clara, Charles, John, Frances and Sarah were listed as the children of John Evans in the 1861 census in 78 Moseley Street, Deritend, Aston, Birmingham. Clara, Frances, John and Charles were listed as the children of Sarah Baker in the 1871 census in 53 Conybere Street, Bordesley, Aston, Birmingham. Frances, John and Charles were listed as the children of Sarah Baker in the 1881 census in 222 Conybere Street, Bordesley, Aston, Birmingham.
     John Joseph Evans appeared on the 1891 census in 6 Back, Dymoke St, Aston, Birmingham. John Evans, single, 40, a saddler, was lodging with a coachman called Fowler and his family.
     John Joseph Evans married Eliza Jane Redman on 19 April 1891 in St Thomas, Birmingham, Warwickshire.
     John Joseph Evans and Eliza Jane Redman appeared on the 1901 census in 52 Hope St, Birmingham, Warwickshire. John J Evans, head, 49, harness stitcher; Eliza J Evans, wife, 43, shop keeper, Lily J Evans, Daughter, 8; Rose F Evans 5; Ernest J     Evans, son, 2; all born Birmingham, Warwickshire.
     John died John Joseph Evans aged 52 on 29 September 1904 in Birmingham, Warwickshire.
     His will was proved on 13 September 1905. John Joseph Evans of 52 Hope St, Birmingham, saddler, admiinistration with will to Eliza Jane Evans, widow. Effects £100.

Joseph Henry Evans

(1900 - )
     Joseph Henry Evans was also known as Henry Joseph Evans in records. He was born in 1900 in Corryong, Victoria. He was the son of Evan Robert Evans and Ann Maria Smith.
     Joseph was registered as Henry Joseph Evans, farmer at Thowlgla, Indi, Victoria, on the 1924 electoral roll.

Julia Mary Evans

(29 September 1873 - 24 May 1932)
     Julia Mary Evans was commonly known as Minnie. She was born on 29 September 1873 in Moyhu, Victoria. She was the daughter of John Evans and Eleanor Lucy Whitty.
     Julia died on 24 May 1932 in Wangaratta, Victoria, aged 58. She was unmarried. She was buried in Whitfield.

Kathleen Evans

     Kathleen Evans was the daughter of Charles Evans and Grace Kerr Gardner.

Lilian Susan Evans

(1912 - )
     Lilian Susan Evans was born in 1912 in Wangaratta, Victoria. She was the daughter of John Edwin Evans and Ellen MacMillan.
     Lilian Susan Evans married Hugh Campbell in 1934 in Victoria. Their grandson Bradley has contacted me.

Llewellin Evans

(1879 - 1934)
     Llewellin Evans was born in 1879 in Moyhu, Victoria. He was the son of Benjamin Evans and Jane King.
     Llewellin died in 1934 in Ancona, Victoria.

Lydia Evans

(22 February 1780 - )
     Lydia Evans was christened on 22 February 1780 in Baschurch, Shropshire. She was the daughter of William Evans and Elizabeth Unknown (Evans).

Lydia Evans

(2 May 1781 - )
     Lydia Evans was christened on 2 May 1781 in Little Ness, Baschurch, Shropshire. She was baptised with her brother William. She was the daughter of William Evans and Elizabeth Unknown (Evans).

Child of Lydia Evans

Margaret Elleanor Evans

(1915 - )
     Margaret Elleanor Evans was born in 1915 in Benalla, Victoria. She was the daughter of John Edwin Evans and Ellen MacMillan.

Mark Alan Evans

(13 August 1882 - 10 December 1965)
     Mark Alan Evans was born on 13 August 1882 in Moyhu, Victoria. He was the son of John Evans and Eleanor Lucy Whitty.
     Mark Alan Evans married Eleanor Blanche Brougham in 1913 in Victoria.
     Mark died on 10 December 1965 in Maldon, Victoria, aged 83. He was buried in Whitfield.

Mary Evans

(22 November 1802 - )
     Mary Evans was christened on 22 November 1802 in Little Ness, Baschurch, Shropshire. Mary, bastard daughter of Lidia Evans of Little Ness; she may have had a sister Jane who was buried at Baschurch 6 Feb 1815 aged 4. She was the daughter of Lydia Evans.

Mary Evans

(circa 1773 - 21 August 1826)
     Mary Evans was born circa 1773 in Shropshire. She was the daughter of Thomas Evans and Elizabeth Unknown (Evans).
     Mary died on 21 August 1826 in Baschurch, Shropshire. She was buried on 24 August 1826 in Baschurch, Shropshire.

Mary Evans

     Mary Evans was born in Sandridge, Victoria.
     Mary Evans married William Skeels, son of Samuel Skeels and Eliza Ann Watkin, in 1883 in Victoria, Australia.

Children of Mary Evans and William Skeels

Mary Evans

(1871 - )
     Mary Evans was born in 1871 in Wangaratta, Victoria. She was the daughter of Evan Evans and Mary Louise Johnson Wintle.

Mary Evans & others to 1873!

(1863 - )
     Mary Evans & others to 1873! was born in 1863 in Melbourne, Victoria.

Mary Cecil Evans

(1863 - )
     Mary Cecil Evans married Maurice Miller. Mary Cecil Evans was born in 1863 in Wangaratta, Victoria. She was the daughter of David Evans and Mary Jones.

Mary Grace Evangelina Evans

(14 November 1896 - )
     Mary Grace Evangelina Evans was born on 14 November 1896 in Corryong, Victoria. She was the daughter of Evan Robert Evans and Ann Maria Smith.

Maud J Evans

     Maud J Evans married Arthur James Cox, son of Elijah Cocksedge and Mary Ann Hammond, in 1902 in Muswellbrook, New South Wales.

Children of Maud J Evans and Arthur James Cox