Jane Price

White House, Hackney Marshes. Jane Price lived nearby the village of Hackney.

White House, Hackney Marshes

Morris Family Ancestor Ron’s 3rd Great-Grandmother 1809–1885

Jane Price was born on 10 November 1809, in Lewisham, Kent, the child of James Partridge and Mary Price. She married Henry Smith on 15 April 1833, in Islington, Middlesex. They had nine children in 20 years. She died on 19 September 1885, in Gough Town near Merrylands, New South Wales, having lived a long life of 75 years.

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Jane Price was born on 10 November 1809, in Lewisham, Kent to Mary Walker and James Partridge Price.

Half fan chart showing the ancestors of Jane Price

Fan Chart showing the ancestors of Jane Price

Jane Price was baptised on 10 December 1809, in Saint Mary, Lewisham, London, England.

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Jane Price married Henry Smith on 10 April 1833, in the Parish of St James Clerkenwell, Islington, Middlesex, when she was 23 years old. Henry Smith (1808–1864)

The new church of St James, Clerkenwell, drawn in 1806

The new church of St James, Clerkenwell, drawn in 1806

Half fan chart showing the Children of Jane Price and Henry Smith

Children of Jane Price and Henry Smith

Residence: Jane lived in 5 Tylsen Road, St John, Hackney, Middlesex, on 4 June 1841.

Our direct ancestor Clarissa Fanny was born on 4 October 1846, in Middlesex, England. Clarissa Fanny Smith (1846–1905)

Residence: Jane lived in Hackney, Middlesex, England on 30 March 1851.

From England to Australia: In 1857, Henry and his wife Jane together with their younger children emigrated from Liverpool, Lancashire to Sydney, New South Wales. They left Liverpool on the 28 January 1857 and arrived in Australia aboard the vessel “John and Lucy” on 6 May 1857. The children accompanying Henry and Jane Smith on the  98 days voyage were: Mark, Isaac, Joseph, Clarissa, Frank, Grace and David. The birth of a new baby Emma in 1857 is subject to review.

New Landing Stage, Liverpool from the Illustrated London News of June 12, 1847

New Landing Stage, Liverpool from the Illustrated London News of June 12, 1847

Death of Husband: Her husband Henry passed away on 29 July 1864, in Wallaga Lake,  New South Wales, at the age of 56. They had been married 31 years. Henry Smith (1808–1864)

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Jane Price died on 19 September 1885, in Gough Town near Merrylands, New South Wales, when she was 75 years old.

The Funeral of Jane Price moved from the residence of Mr. James B. Price, Sophy Cottage, Goughtown, for the Necropolis at 1.45 p.m. on 21 September 1885. Jane was buried in the Independent Old Ground & Old Ground Extension section of Rookwood Cemetery.

Reviewed and updated on 16 February 2022