For a summary of the Boddy family's arrival in Newcastle, in the Hunter Valley of New South Wales, click here

Providing more details on the family members listed here is a work in progress.  For those whose stories are told on this website, see the names in the column at the left




Click here for earlier generations of the Boddy Family


b. 1796

Crediton, Devon

d. 1866, South Hackney (London)

John  Boddy

Ancestor stories

Blackburn - Sarah

Boddy - Alfred

Boddy - Alfred Charles

Boddy - Annie

Boddy - George

Boddy - John

Gordon - Emily

Gordon - Lily May

Nicholson - Caroline

Nicholson - William

Pearse - Charlotte





m 1821 Shoreditch,London




b. 1824 Sidbury, Devon

d. 1901, Hamilton, NSW

George  Boddy

Charlotte Pearse

b. 1793, Sidbury, Devon

d. 1873, South Hackney -London




m.1847,Southwark -London




b. 1853 Southstoke, Somersetshire

d. 1913, Newcastle, NSW

Alfred Boddy

Caroline Nicholson

b. 1822, Edenbridge, Kent

d. 1887, Woolwich, London

b. 1782

d. 1864, Edenbridge, Kent

William Nicholson



m. 1876, Ramsgate, England


m. 1802 Edenbrige, Kent


b. 1879 London (Lambeth)

d. 1968, Booragul NSW



b. 1853, Ramsgate, England

d. 1939, Newcastle, NSW

b. 1807, St. Peters, Kent

d. 1881,Thanet, Kent

Joseph Blackburn

Catherine Saxby,

b. 1783, Edenbrdige, Kent

d. 1863 Edenbridge, Kent



b.1912, Hamilton, NSW

d. 1989, Newcastle, NSW

Geoffrey Alfred Boddy

m. 1903, Tighes Hill, Newcastle


m. 1836 Ash-Next-Sandwich, Kent


Lily May Gordon,

b. 1874, Stockton, NSW

d. 1946, Fennell Bay, NSW


Frances Jane Sutton

b. 1810, Ash, Kent

d. 1880, Thanet, Kent

James Sutton


m.(1) 1935, Hamilton NSW

Noela Sticpewich




m(2) 1947 Glen Innes NSW

Helen Davidson.


(see the New England  


Emily Gordon

b. 1843, Nelsons Plains, NSW

d. 1922, Tighes Hill, Newcastle

[NB:Later, after the birth of her daughters Ada and Lily, Emily  married Edward Reavley, in1884, at Wickham, NSW]


b. 1792 or 1802

 Amargh, Ireland

d. 1868, nr Taree, NSW

James Gordon

Robert Gordon

m. (3) 1971, Newcastle

(Patricia) Claire Blake

Davidson  line)


Grace Ward



(See here for the arrival of the Gordon Family in Australia)





m. (1). 1819, Ireland






Jane Wright??

d. 1829






m. (2). 1837, Ireland







Lavinia Harvey

b. 1817, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone

d. 1848, Nelsons Plains, NSW






John Harvey











Elizabeth Weir