Maria Payne
Name Maria Payne, (female), probably named for her paternal sister Maria
Birth Details Date & Place 1856, Weston Super Mar, Somerset, England
Baptism 19 October 1856, Christ Church, Winscombe, Somerset, England
Father Charles Payne, born 1822, Axbridge, Somerset, England
Mother Mary Ann Palmer, born about 1822, East Brent, Somerset, England
Death Details Date & Place 16 December 1889, Alexandra , Victoria, Australia
Burial 17 December 1899, Alexandra Cemetery, Victoria, Australia
Cause of Death Cancer "from fall", according to a letter written by her husband 3 years before his death.
Age at Death 43 years
Marriage Details Date & Place 10 December 1872, Alexandra, Victoria
Spouse Marcus George Hill, 8 December 1836, Berhampore, West Bengal, India
  1. Rowley John Hill, born December 1873, probably Alexandra, Victoria
  2. Caroline Maud Hill, born 1876, Alexandra, Victoria
  3. Marcus George Hill, born 1878, Alexandra, Victoria
  4. Robert Joseph Hill, born 1880, Alexandra, Victoria
  5. Florentinia Maria Hill, born 1881, Alexandra, Victoria
  6. James Henry Sale Hill, born 1885, Alexandra, Victoria
  7. Phillip Ernest Hill, born 1888, Alexandra, Victoria
Occupation Wife of farmer and fencing contractor
  1. 1851, Yardley Way, Sidcot Hamlet, Winscombe, Somerset with parents, full & half siblings
  2. 1858, New South Wales for short time before proceeding to
  3. 1858, Merriang, Victoria, Australia
  4. from about 1862 Alexandra, Victoria then
  5. Jerusalem Creek, near Alexandra, Victoria
Religion Protestant,

Immigration -- on Golconda to Sydney with parents and siblings, arriving in August 1858.

  1. Payne Somerset Baptisms, courtesy of Graham Payne, Somerset (no relative)
  2. Warren Glase, husband of one of Maria's descendants