Edward Gostwyck CORY, ,"The King of Gostwyck"

Male 1797 - 1873  (76 years)


Personal Information

  • Name Edward Gostwyck CORY 
    Suffix ,"The King of Gostwyck" 
    Born 1797  Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Mar 1873  "Gostwyck", Paterson, New South Wales , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 10 Mar 1873  a tomb in St Pauls Anglican Church, Paterson, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref:The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893) Saturday 8 March 1873 p 3 Family Notices.
    Notes 
    • Ref:Uralla Visitor Information Centre European arrival into the Anaiwan area which was once 8300 square kilometres began with John Oxley in 1818, Allen Cunningham 1825, Charles Sturt 1831 and Thomas Mitchel 1831. News of the productivity for wool spread and large sheep stations were established by Edward Cory and Henry Dangar at Gostwyck by 1835 with the Marsh/Croft and Taylor families settling at Terrible Vale to the east. Henry and William Dumersq settled at Saumerez Station located to the north and the Hudsons settled at Balala Station to the west by 1860. Super fine wool flourished and continues to flourish at the highest world class level. Beef cattle were introduced and continue as a strong industry and major source of income for the region.
    • (Research): Edward and his sister Mary were twins
    Person ID I8957  Kirkpatrick Family Archives
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2015 

    Father John CORY, "the Elder",of Ashton Estate,Poughill, Cornwall,UK,   b. 7 Feb 1772, North Tamerton, Cornwall, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1855, Ashton House , Poughill, Cornwall, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Mary GOSTWICK, ,daughter of Edward Gostwyck and Elizabeth Cole,   b. 23 Oct 1772, North Tawton , Devon, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1855, Landrake, Cornwall, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 1794  St Peters, North Tawton, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3416  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances"Fanny" JOHNSON, ,daughter of widow Elizabeth Johnson.,   b. 1800,   d. 16 Oct 1870, Paterson, New South Wales , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married
    • Before sailing to Australia Edward married Frances Johnson, known as Fanny, who was the daughter of Elizabeth Johnson, a widow.

      Edward,his father John, his wife Fanny and his three servants, William Chapman, Thomas Lang and Mary Hosegood made up the party that set sail from England in April 1823 on the Allies. Five months later they sailed into Sydney to start a new life. The following year, William Chapman and Mary Hosegood were married at Newcastle. William died in 1827, leaving Mary with a young family.

      Edward and Fanny who had no children of their own, brought up Emma Chapman, the eldest child, as their adopted daughter. Emma married Charles Joseph, reputedly Fanny's nephew, at St Paul's, Paterson in December 1847. Charles and Emma later returned to England, where they spent the rest of their lives.
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F3418  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart




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