Christopher TEMBY of Trenoweth Farm
John TEMBY of Trenoweth Farm
Caroline ROBERTS
(Abt 1831-1905)


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Grace Joanna HARVEY


  • Born: 1859, Trenoweth, Crowan, Cornwall
  • Christened: 9 Oct 1859, Crowan, Cornwall 2
  • Married: 29 Oct 1882, Crowan, Cornwall 1
  • Died: 23 Nov 1935, Cornhill Rd., Victor Harbor, S.A., Australia 3 4

   Research Notes:

Occupation: mason (1881)


"TEMBY.—On November 23 at his residence, Cornhill road, Victor Harbor, John Temby, aged 76 years. Beloved husband of Grace J. Temby and loving father of Carrie, Muriel, Harvey, and Hedley."


" Mr. John Temby, of Victor Harbour, died at the age of 76. He was born at Cambourne [sic]*, Cornwall, and came to Australia in the ship Arburston in 1882 with his wife, the trip being a honeymoon one. He spent some years in the Mount Gambier district, and went to Victor Harbour in 1911. He purchased a grocery and drapery business, which he carried on for many years before retiring. He was associated with various affairs of the town, having been treasurer of the Newland Memorial Church and an officer in the Rechabite movement. The Bowling Club loses one of its most popular members. He leaves a widow, wo daughters, and two sons."

* He was born in Crowan, nextdoor to Camborne. 5

   Marriage Information:

John married Grace Joanna HARVEY, daughter of John HARVEY of Drym and Sarah R. LAWRENCE, on 29 Oct 1882 in Crowan, Cornwall 1. (Grace Joanna HARVEY was born on 24 Mar 1859 in Crowan, Cornwall 6, christened on 9 Feb 1860 in Wesleyan-Methodist, Horse Downs Chapel, Crowan, Cornwall 6 and died on 25 May 1944 in Victor Harbor, S.A., Australia 7 8.)

   Marriage Notes:

John Temby, full age, bachelor, mason, of Crowan, son of John Temby, farmer, and
Grace Johanna Harvey, full age, spinster, of Crowan, daughter of John Harvey, farmer

Married by Licence

Witnesses: John Harvey, W. H. Thomas


1 Crowan Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 221, no. 437.

2 Ibid, Baptisms, p. 194, p. 1548.

3 South Australia BDM, South Australian Deaths 1916 - 1972, Book : 575, Page 4747, District Code : EnB.

4 The Mail (Adelaide), Saturday 23 November 1935.

5 Chronicle (Adelaide), Thursday 28 November 1935.

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7 South Australia BDM, South Australian Deaths 1916 - 1972, Book : 676, Page 2105, District Code : EnB.

8 News (Adelaide), Friday 26 May 1944.

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