Tasmania's Heritage

Agency Details

Agency Number: NG2224
Title: TRAVERS FAMILY
Start Date: 01 Jan 1845
End Date: 31 Dec 1890
Description:

Beatrice Travers was born in England 22/04/1858 and died in Hobart in 1936. She married Charles William Butler in 1882 . They lived at 'Ashfield' Sandy Bay, Tasmania where they raised their family. Beatrice was the eldest child of Samuel Smith Travers and Louisa Travers (nee Darbyshire). Samuel Smith Travers was born in England on 26/03/1826 and died at Bellerieve, Tasmania on 8/03/1888. In 1857 he married Louisa Darbyshire in England,( born 13/07/1834, died England 1911). They had fourteen children and migrated to Tasmania in 1870 and lived variously at 'Derwentwater' Sandy Bay; 'Boa Vista', New Town and 'Heathfield' Davey Street, Hobart.

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34 FAMILY ARCHIVES
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NG2170 GAMALIEL AND SARAH BUTLER AND FAMILY 01 Jan 1816 31 Dec 1989
NG2225 WILLIAM HARVEY BUCKLAND 27 Mar 1858 31 Jan 1929
NG2226 ALLARDYCE FAMILY 09 Jul 1889 01 Mar 1983
NG2293 BEATRICE AND COLIN GIBSON. 10 Aug 1905
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NS2253  ALBUM OF SKETCHES AND POETRY, DARBYSHIRE FAMILY, ENGLAND (?) 01 Jan 1850 31 Dec 1855
NS2123  EXTRACTS FROM THE JOURNAL OF LOUISA TRAVERS (NEE DARBYSHIRE) 25 Dec 1856 01 Oct 1876
NS2128  CORRESPONDENCE AND GENEALOGICAL INFORMATION RELATING TO THE TRAVERS FAMILY. 01 Jan 1860 31 Dec 1936
NS2126  LETTERBOOK OF RODERICK TRAVERS WRITTEN FROM SHEEP PROPERTY IN QUEENSLAND. 13 May 1866 30 Jan 1867
NS2125  LETTERBOOK OF SAMUEL SMITH TRAVERS RELATING TO HIS RURAL BUSINESS AFFAIRS IN QUEENSLAND. 22 Nov 1866 03 May 1868
NS2127  ACCOUNT BOOK OF TRAVER'S SHEEP PROPERTY AT GORDON DOWNS, QUEENSLAND. 27 Jan 1870 14 Mar 1883
NS2124  JOURNAL OF LOUISA TRAVERS (NEE DARBYSHIRE) 13 Aug 1876 21 Oct 1877
NS4120  HOUSES I REMEMBER, UNPUBLISHED JOURNAL BY BEATRICE EBSWORTH GIBSON 10 Oct 1975