Edward DUNN
Margaret VIVIAN
(Abt 1763-1842)
John GRIBBLE of Little Tehidy
Charles DUNN
(1801-Between 1876)
Charles DUNN


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Susanna BAWDEN

Charles DUNN

  • Born: 17 Dec 1828, Camborne, Cornwall
  • Christened: 6 Jun 1829, Camborne, Cornwall
  • Married: 29 Dec 1853, Camborne, Cornwall
  • Died: 29 Aug 1911, Camp St., Trentham, Victoria, Australia

   Research Notes:

In 1851, Charls Dunn (24) of Camborne, tin miner, was with his widowed mother in Brea, Camborne.


"On the 29th August, at the residence of his daughter (Mrs. S. Gamble) Camp street, Trentham, Charles Dunn, sen., beloved husband of Susan Dunn, of North Blackwood, and father of Charles, William, Edward John, and James Dunn, Ann Brown, Susan Love, Grace Gamble, Sarah Gamble, and Jane Dunn; aged 82 years."

The Bacchus Marsh Express, Saturday 2 September 1911


"BLACKWOOD. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) MR. CHARLES DUNN, sen., one of the oldest residents of the district, died on Tuesday, August 29th, at the age of 82-years. He was one of the earliest arrivals on the Blackwood goldfield, dating from 1854. He was a share holder in the Crown mine-one of the good shows in the early days of Sim mons Reef. For the past 35 years Mr. Dunn successfully carried on farming operations at Waldron's hill (formerly North Blackwood. He was one of the first settlers in that porton of the forest; and it was a forest then. Mr. Dunn had recently leased his farm to his grandson, Mr. G. Brown, and had built for himself, a commodious private resi dence in Station street, Trentham, where he and Mrs. Dunn were to have re moved this week. At the time of his death Mr. Dunn was staying with his daughter, Mrs. S. Gamble, of Trentham. Deceased leaves a widow and grown up family of five sons and five daughters. The funeral took place on Thursday, 31st, in the Blackwood cemetery, and was largely attended. Members of the Trentham Rechabite Lodge, of which deceased was a member, attended in regalia. Mr. Faulkner, of'the Meth odist church, officiated at the grave; and Mr. A. Hollis read the Rechabite service. The funeral arrangements were in the capable hands of Mr. T. Ross, of Kyneton. Bro. Peter Drummond is the W.M. elect of the Trentham Masonic Lodge. Installation on October 3rd."

The Bacchus Marsh Express, Saturday 9 September 1911

   Marriage Information:

Charles married Susanna BAWDEN, daughter of Christopher BAWDEN and Thomasine REED, on 29 Dec 1853 in Camborne, Cornwall. (Susanna BAWDEN was christened on 1 Nov 1834 in Camborne, Cornwall and died on 29 Apr 1918 in Romsey, Victoria, Australia.)

   Marriage Notes:

Charles Dunn, 25, of the Parish of Tuckingmill, bachelor, miner, son of Charles Dunn (deceased), miner, and
Susan Bawden, 20, of Newton Moor, spinster, daughter of Christopher Bawden, miner

Married by Banns

Witnesses: Simon Davies, William Bawden

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