NameJohn Bickerton DEAKIN , GG Uncle
Birth1 Sep 1854, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
Baptism30 Nov 1854, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, Stafford, England
Death17 Nov 1927, Wokingham, Berkshire
FatherJohn Bickerton DEAKIN (1812-1879)
MotherElizabeth Sarah HOMER (1821-1920)
Spouses
Birth25 Jan 1871, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
Death23 May 1960, South Africa
FatherGeorge Roxburgh SUTTOR (1843-1928)
MotherEvelan Gertrude DARGIN (1847-1913)
Marriage1 Jun 1898, New South Wales, Australia
No Children
Notes for John Bickerton DEAKIN
lived in Bathurst, NSW
no issue

John Bickerton Deakin is listed in the October to December 1854 birth index, Wolverhampton, Shropshire, Staffordshire, West Midlands volume 6b page 289.

England and Wales Christening Records
John Bickerton Deakin christened November 30 1854, Tettenhall, Staffordshire, father John Bickerton Deakin, mother Elizabeth Sarah

In the 1861 census Tettenhall Staffordshire, no address is given in the Hamlet of Tettenhall Wood, Tettenhall. The address before is Wood Hill Cottage and and after is Wood Villa.
Head, John Bickerton Deakin, age 48, attorney and solicitor, born Bromsgrove.
Wife Elizabeth Sarah Deakin, age 39, born Bromsgrove Worcestershire.
Daughter Elizabeth Homer Deakin, age 14, born Wolverhampton.
Son Robert Henry Deakin, age 12, scholar, born Wolverhampton.
Daughter Mary Lucy Deakin, age 11, scholar, born Wolverhampton.
Daughter Julia Ann Deakin, age 9, scholar, born Wolverhampton. S
on Charles Frederick Deakin, age 8, scholar, born Tettenhall.
Son John Bickerton Deakin, age 6, scholar, born Tettenhall.
Daughter Constance Marguerite? Deakin, age 9 months, born Tettenhall.
A Governess, 2 nursemaids and a housemaid.

In the 1871 census living at Ormes Lane, Tettenhall.
Head John B. Deakin, age 58, Attorney, solictor, and landowner, born Bromsgrove.
Wife Elizabeth S Deakin born Stourbridge. ,
Daughter Mary L Deakin, age 21, unmarried, born Wolverhampton.
Daughter Julia A Deakin, age 19, single, born Wolverhampton.
Son Charles F Deakin, age 18, scholar, born Tettenhall.
Son John B Deakin, age 16, scholar, born Tettenhall.
Daughter Constance M Deakin, age 10, scholar, born Tettenhall.
Daughter Alice G Deakin, age 7, scholar, born Tettenhall.
Son George R. Deakin, age 6, scholar, born Tettenhall.
A teacher (governess) and 4 servants.

Possible entries in the New South Wales Unassisted Immigrant Passenger Lists
Mr J. B. Deakin on the Carthage departed London arrived Sydney, New South Wales January 14, 1884.
Mr J. B. Deakin on the Carthage departed London via ??? to Sydney, New South Wales arrived January 15 1891.

A possible listing in the Western Australia, Crew and Passenger Lists
Mrs Deakin and Mr John B. Deakin sailed July 19, 1902 arrived Albany on the Suevic, White Star Line. [Oddly there is no mention of the departure location.]

In the Australian Electoral Rolls for 1913 is a John Bickerton Deakin, Queensland, Darling Downs district, sub district Warwick South.
John Bickerton Deakin, Braeside, Dalveen, grazier
Eveleen Georgina Deakin, Braeside, Dalveen, home duties

From the Warwick [Queensland, Australia] Daily News November 16, 1921
Valedictory
Mr. T. J. Denson Farewelled
excerpt
Mr. Bunning and family took their departure for for Brisbane, there to reside, and a fine old English gentleman and his good lady (Mr. and Mrs. John B. Deakin) took lease of Braeside. After a four year’s tenure of Braeside Mr. and Mrs. Deakin - in 1914 - left and proceeded to England.

A possible entry in the UK Incoming Passenger Lists
Embarked Sydney, arrived London on the Omrah July 4, 1914 Mr. John B. Deakin, 2nd class, farmer, age 63, country of last permanent residence Australia.

In the New South Wales, Australia, unassisted passenger list there is a John B Deakin and a Eveline G Deakin who arrived March 17, 1922 at Sydney NSW on the Ballarat. The port of departure was London and the origin location England. This is a possible match. (Also in the UK incoming passenger arrived 19 April 1923 on the Ballarat, departed Sydney Australia, arrived London, England, Mr. J. R[must be an error] Deakin, Bank St, Threadneedle, NSW, third class, no occupation, age 68 and his wife E. G. Deakin, age 52, permanent address, Australia]

A John B. Deakin, age 73 is found in the October to December 1927 Death Index Wokingham volume 2c. page 471. Since this seems to be a match he must have returned from NSW.

National Probate Calendar
John Bickerton Deakin of Waratah Landborough road Wokingham Berkshire died 17 November 1927 Probate London 25 February 1928 to Eveleen Georgina Deakin widow. Effects 2524 pounds 13 shillings 9 pence.
Notes for Eveleen Georgina (Spouse 1)
Known as Evie.

In the Australian birth index Evelina Georgina Suttor, born 1871 registered, Bathurst, New South Wales, father George Roxburgh Suttor, mother Evelan Gertrude.

In the 1898 Australian marriage index Eveleen G. Suttor and John B. Deakin, registered at Bathurst, New South Wales.

Australia Marriages
Marriage June 1, 1898 All Saints Cathedral, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
John Bickerton Deakin, single, age 43, born Wolverhampton, England, parents John Bickerton Deakin and Elizabeth Homer and
Evelyn Georgina Suttor, single, age 27, born Bathurst, parents George Roxburgh Suttor and Evelyn Gertrude Dargin

The Sydney Morning Herald
June 21, 1898
Marriages
Deakin - Suttor. June 1, at All Saints Cathedral, Bathurst, by the Dean of Bathurst, assisted by Rev. Sisam, John Bickerton, fifth son of John Bickerton Deakin, Tettenhall Wood, England to Evelyn Georgina, elder daughter of George R. Suttor, The Pine Hills, Bathurst.

UK Outward Passenger Lists
Departed April 19, 1928 on the Ballarat from London, England Mrs. Eveleene Georgina Deakin, last address in UK Waratah, Wokingham, Berkshire, 3rd class, contracted to land at Sydney, Australia, housewife, age 57, country of last permanent residence England, country of intended future residence Australia.

In the UK Incoming Passenger Lists
Arriving 5 January 1951 on the Athlone Castle, departed Cape Town arrived Southampton Eveleen Deakin, age 79, widow, proposed address c/o Rockwood, South Drive, Wokingham Surrey, country of permanent residence England. [Her sister in law Constance Marguerite Deakin lived in Wokingham.]

UK Outward Passenger Lists
Departing June 7, 1951, Southampton, England, Mrs. E, G. Deakin, age 80, last address in UK Rockwood S. Drive, Wokingham, contracted to land at Cape Town.

National Probate Calendar
Eveleen Georgina Deakin otherwise Evelyn Georgina Deakin of Wynberg Cape Province South Africa widow died 23 May 1960 Probate London 2 February 1961 to Barclays Bank Limited. Effects 3780 pounds 19 shillings 9 pence in England
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