Edward RENS, ,of Caliguel,Lower Condamine,Qld.Australia

Male 1812 - 1855  (43 years)


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  • Name Edward RENS 
    Suffix ,of Caliguel,Lower Condamine,Qld.Australia 
    Born 1 Jan 1812 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Jul 1855  Caliguel, Lower Condamine, Qld.Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21546  Kirkpatrick Family
    Last Modified 8 Oct 2017 

    Father Edouard Desire Constant RENS, ,administrator of Public Monies & records,Tournay,,   b. 29 Jun 1787,   d. Abt 1815  (Age 27 years) 
    Mother 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.


    Family ID F8086  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • (Research):Edward arrived in Australia in 1835.

      In 1837 ,Edward Rens of Williams River,NSW, was allocated 1 indoor servant .( Ref-The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser,Saturday 1 July 1837.)

      The date of his death was located in the Family Notices section of The Moreton Bay Courier ,dated 11 August ,1855.

      Edward left his entire estate to the children of his sister Jeanette in his will, so it is assumed that he never married.


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