John (1820-1898) and Jane (1823-1911) Felstead.


John Francis (1849-1915) and Margaret (1846-1917) Felstead.

My thanks to second cousin Bill Thomas for this information.

Please scroll to bottom of page for complete details.


My grandmother ,Gladys Felstead, nee Christiansen , is second from right.

The Firs ( name of house) Christiansen Family L to R

Photo emailed to me by a second cousin.( I must have heaps of them because a grandparent was one of 9 kids, No television , or for that matter , radio in those days lol)Presumably going to or returning from Mass :Jim , Em, Anna, Wilbur, my great grandmother and grandfather Emilie and Jens with Roy between them, Les, Glad ( my grandmother Felstead), Myra (Marianne). This property is still situated at Baarmutha which is about 5 kms south of Beechworth in north east Victoria.Photo taken around 1900 as my grandmother was born in 1885 and looks like she's in her early teens.It was around this time that my grandmother told me was when she saw her first car and telephone.

25th December 1917-23rd September 1974.

Dad was an airline pilot with

Mum with bridesmaids.Ilma Hinwood (nee Felstead)

and Norma Hart (nee Bitmead) + Marjorie Reader / Reeder

Murray & me c.1953

Turramurra 1955.

Composite siblings photo taken in 1959 and 1961



2nd December 1954 - 6th May 1997.



25th October 1959 - 9th February 1976.


25th November 1972.

Pam's 8th birthday 1967.

My maternal grandfather

Phillip Caro (1878-1968)



An aunt & uncle I never knew.


Ilma & Don Hinwood's

32 The Chase Road Turramurra NSW

Murray ,Patricia (Mum), Larry, Noel (Dad) &

myself patting "Lady". 1960

1960 picnic in Gippsland.

Family picnics 1965.

Beaumaris 1970

Myself and Murray at Larry's grave Thurgoona NSW

15th of March 2008

Murray and I in Albury 27th January 2019.

Anna Christiansen was my paternal

grandmother's sister.

These ,and other photos ,are now on FaceBook.

Complete Felstead ancestors.



parents William (tailor) & Jane Felstead (nee Beaver)

born 12 August 1820, Berkshire (?) England

died 27 September 1898 at his residence, Sycamore Grove, St Kilda, Melbourne

buried 28 September at Melbourne General Cemetery, Methodist Compartment A, grave 228

arrived Sydney, Regulus 1837 or 24 July 1839, (possibly deserted) moved to Melbourne shortly thereafter, 1837-8.

occupations sheep station hand, Western District of Victoria 1843-8

carpenter in Moonee Ponds

builder South Yarra 1849-63

St Kilda Council employee 1863-87

religion Wesleyan Methodist

married Jane Hale, 7 August, 1843, Melbourne.

JANE HALE (1823-1911)

parents Joel & Elizabeth Hale (nee Mitchell)

born 1823, Guernsey, Channel Islands

died 8 October 1911 in Melbourne, aged 88, at Carlisle St, St Kilda

buried Melbourne General Cemetery with John

arrived Melbourne, 1841 ship not known

religion Wesleyan Methodist

married John William FELSTEAD on 7 August 1843 in Melbourne by Presbyterian minister, Rev. Peter Gunn, witnessed by Thomas and Mary Hale, her brother and sister-in-law.

children & 1 Alfred Joel (b.1844) married in 1864 Eliza WILSON

grandchildren John Wilson (1865-1926)

Florence (b.1867) Wagga Wagga NSW

Alfred Earnest (b.1870) “

Herbert William (b.1875) “

Lilian M (b.1877) “

Annie Gertrude (b.1879) “

William Francis (1881-1952) “

Cecil Jane (b.1884) “

Beatrice (b.1885) “

2 Thomas Mitchell (1846-1919) married in1880 Carol MYERS

or Caroline MYLES, and in 1883 Joan SMITH

3 Jane Elizabeth (27.7.1847- 1938 ) married in 1871 Frederic

EGGLESTON(1842-1896) son of Rev John & Eliza

Eggleston (nee Moulton) 1871 (his second marriage)

Winifred Felstead (1873-1938)

Frank Felstead (b.1876)

Frederic John (b.1878)

Thomas Moulton (1880-81)

Hettie (b.1881)

Annie (b.1884)

William Moulton (b.1886)

Dorothy Else (b.1890)

4 John Francis (15.8.1849-30.7.1915) married in 1871 Margaret

McCUTCHEON (1846-1917)

Ethel Maggie (1872-1920)

Edith Ellen (1874-76)

Katie May (b.1875)

Harold John (1878-1963) Obit The Age 10.5.63

Rupert Francis Kingsley (1882-1970 ) My grandfather.

Isabel Marion (1888-!976)

James Gerald Roy (1890-1954)

5 Henrietta (1851-1938) m (1877) Rev Thomas Eggleston

THOMAS son of Thomas & Jane Thomas

Thomas Theodore (1878-1952)

Frank Felstead (1880-1963)

Gertrude Jane Felstead (1882-1968)

Frederic Wesley (1884-194- )

William Howard (1886-1961)

Annie Muriel (1888-1890)

Cecil Taylor (1890-91)

Marjorie Hettie (1892-19--)

6 Mary Jane (1853- 1920) married in 1883 Frederic George MILES

Evelyn Felstead (b.1884)

Ethel Mary (1885-1904)

7 William Henry (1855-1917) married in 1879 Sarah

OVEREND (1859-1941) daughter of Best and Elizabeth Overend (nee Gould) and sister of Emily Overend, wife of John Waterhouse Eggleston

Tracie Overend (1879-1956)

Frank Best (1880-1940)

John Eggleston (1882-84)

Reginald Beath (b.1883)

Claude Jay (b.1889)

Theo (1892-1918)

Marjorie (1894-1919)

8 Frank Hale ( 1858-76)

9 Caroline (1860- ) married in 1884 Lister HENRY (1853-1915), son of

Henry William Henry and Betsy Bradley.

Carol (b.1887)

10 Edward (1863- ), married in 1883 Florence SMITH ( )

Edith Joan (b.1883)

Beatrix Birrell (b. 1885)

Doris Mary (b.1889)

Francis Hale (1891-1960)

Christopher Richard (1897-1973)

11 James Everleigh (1865- )

12 Theophilus Pyne (1868-1953), married in 1894 Eva

SHAW (1871-1956) daughter of Alfred and

Hannah SHAW.

William Herbert (1894-1971)

Muriel (1899-1969)

Elaine (1903-1977)

Theo (b.1907)

THEOPHILUS FELSTEAD (1823-1915) John’s brother

parents William Felstead (tailor) & Jane Felstead (nee Beaver)

born 1832, London

died 1915, Murchison, Victoria




married Margaret Murphy, 1856 who was born in 1833.

children John (1857-1928)

Margaret (b.1860-1939)

Frederick (b.1865-)

Cordelia (b.1873)

Anna (b.1875)

Hannah (1877-1957)

Here is a family record sheet for Theophilus Felstead

supplied by Christine Mead

who is a grand-daughter of Agnes Felstead.

Christine also supplied this link for Theophilus Felstead,

her great grandfather , and an uncle of my grandfather.