Edouard Desire Constant RENS, ,administrator of Public Monies & records,Tournay,

Male 1787 - Abt 1815  (27 years)

Personal Information    |    Notes    |    All

  • Name Edouard Desire Constant RENS 
    Suffix ,administrator of Public Monies & records,Tournay, 
    Born 29 Jun 1787 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1815 
    Person ID I21544  Kirkpatrick Family
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2022 

    Family Madame Marie Brigitte Joseph"Josephine" COYMANS, ,of Rue St Martin,Tournay,Belguim,   b. 19 Jan 1789, Tournai, Belguim Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1873, Charles Street, Newtown, NSW.Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 29 May 1811  Ghent, Belguim Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The widowed Madame Rens and her daughter, Jeanette, departed the Dutch colony of Batavia on the ship "Phillip Dundas" on 30 November 1826, arriving in Sydney on 30 January 1827. She had planned ahead for her survival in the colony, bringing with her enough capital to set up business and purchase property.

      In the 1828 census, she was listed as "Coymanos Vidonia Rens" and described herself as a milliner.
      In her application for naturalisation in 1831, she stated that she had brought with her property amounting to 6000 Pounds Sterling, and it is known that by 10 June 1827 she had bought an allotment on the corner of George and what is now Bridge Street, Sydney.

      On 16 April 1833, Madame Rens and her daughter set sail for London on the ship "Edward Lombe". They returned in 1835 accompanied by her son, Edward, travelling from England on the barque "Enchantress'' from London for Hobart Town and Sydney. The ship hit rocks and sank off the south-west coast of Bruny Island in the D'Entrecasteaux Channel , Tasmania on Friday, 17 July 1835.
      Sixteen of the crew and one steerage passenger were lost. Madame, Mr and Miss Rens were listed among the passengers saved. They arrived back in Sydney on the ship "Medway" in September 1835.

     1. Edward RENS, ,of Caliguel,Lower Condamine,Qld.Australia,   b. 1 Jan 1812,   d. 21 Jul 1855, Caliguel, Lower Condamine, Qld.Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     2. Jeanette Georgianna RENS,   b. 18 May 1815,   d. 27 Oct 1854, Vacy, New South Wales , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F8086  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Edouard was reputedly an Aide to the Emporer Napolean,although this fact is not proven.

Home Page |  What's New |  Most Wanted |  Surnames |  Photos |  Histories |  Documents |  Cemeteries |  Places |  Dates |  Reports |  Sources