Callcott Family & Relatives : Graves & Plaques

St Augustine’s Bulli

Family Gravestones at St Augustine's Bulli - entry is by the Bulli Mine Disaster Memorial

Family Gravestones at St Augustine’s Bulli – entry is by the Bulli Mine Disaster Memorial

  • “Molly” Mary Constance Callcott daughter of Edith Florence & John Charles Joy – pre Church redevelopment & post
  • Edith Florence & husband John Charles Joy – pre Church redevelopment & post
  • Edith‘s sister Mary Alice “Aunty Biddy” Cook, older sister of Edith Joy  – pre Church redevelopment & post – note although the gravestone says “Alice Mary Cook” – the records for her birth, marriage and death, held by NSW Births Deaths & Marriages, all record her name as Mary Alice.
  • Edith and Biddy‘s parents – Henry Thomas & wife Mary Ann Hicks – pre Church redevelopment  & post – also one of their stained glass windows
  • Edith and Biddy‘s grandparents – James & Margaret Hicks with their youngest daughter, Minnie Blundell (Hicks) – pre Church redevelopment & post – also the stained glass window for Minnie
  • Lola Elspeth Callcott (Bulli / Albion Park), wife of Molly Callcott’s son, Ian McKenzie Callcott,
  • Ian Craig Callcott (Bulli / Albion Park), son of Ian and Lola Callcott.
  • Joseph & Sarah Martin – grandparents of Lola Elspeth Callcott (nee Martin), wife of Ian McKenzie Callcott

Bulli General Cemetery

Louis Russell Freeman Callcott - Gravestone at Bulli General Cemetery

Louis Russell Freeman Callcott – Gravestone at Bulli General Cemetery

Callcott & Avard Graves outside the Illawarra

At Tamworth - Thomas Callcott, husband of Ada Callcott (Avard)- grandfather of Russ Callcott

At Tamworth – Thomas Callcott, husband of Ada Callcott (Avard). Grandfather of Russ Callcott

Note – there are other Callcott graves elsewhere – especially at Tamworth (including Russ Callcott’s grandparents Thomas Callcott & wife Adanee Avard).

Thomas Mary Callcott - Morpeth

At Morpeth – Thomas & Mary Callcott – Great grandparents of Russ Callcott

At Morpeth, where Russ Callcott’s father, Alf Callcott was born, Russ’s great grandparents Thomas & Mary Callcott, are buried with Russ’s uncle, Alfred Robert Callcott, who died in childhood.

Russ Callcott‘s grandmother, Ada  Callcott (nee Avard), was the daughter of David and Sarah Avard. The Avard family is very extensive,  many are buried in the Hunter region, especially in East Maitland, including Ada’s older brother,  David Avard Jnr. (Note – There is some suggestion that the “Avard” name derives from French Huguenot ancestry – however the ancestry of Ada’s family has not been conclusively proven to be French Hugenot, as yet).

At Tarro General - David Avard brother of Ada Callcott- nee Avard

At Tarro General – David Avard Jnr, brother of Ada Callcott- nee Avard

Callcott Family’s First Fleet Ancestors Graves

The Callcott’s are descended from the First and Third Fleets via Lucy Callcott (nee Midson), mother of Russ Callcott. Lucy was the great granddaughter of three First Fleet Convicts, and also of a convict from the Third Fleet. The family’s First Fleet related graves, and memorials,  are mostly located in the Ryde area, either at St Annes Anglican, Ryde, or the Field of Mars, Rookwood – Ryde (search for Methodist burials).

John Small St Annes Ryde

John Small St Annes Ryde

  • 1st Fleet Convict John Small (great great grandfather of Russ Callcott) – buried at St Anne’s Ryde and his tombstone later moved to the Field of Mars
  • John’s wife, 1st Fleet ConvictMary Parker, (great great grandmother of Russ Callcott) –  buried on the family farm at Kissing Point, her presumed remains were removed to the Field of Mars in 1934.
  • 1st Fleet Convict James Bradley, (great great grandfather of Russ Callcott) and wife, Third Fleet Convict  Sarah (Barnes) (great great grandmother of Russ Callcott) – buried at St Anne’s Ryde
John and Mary Small's Children and their Spouses - St Annes Ryde

John & Mary Small’s Children, and their Spouses – St Anne’ s Ryde – Samuel Small & wife Rachel Bradley

  • John& Mary Small‘s son, Samuel Small (great grandfather of Russ Callcott) – memorial plaque St Anne’s Ryde Anglican – Samuel is believed to be buried at St Anne’s Ryde Anglican 
  • James & Sarah Bradley‘s daughter, Rachel Rebecca Bradley, who was the wife of Samuel Small (she was Russ Callcott’s great grandmother)  – memorial plaque St Anne’s Ryde Anglican – but may be buried at Dundas Church of England Cemetery
  • Samuel & Rachel Small’s daughter, Charlotte Midson (Small), (who was Lucy Callcott‘s mother & Russ Callcott’s grandmother), – buried at Field of Mars (Rookwood Independent Cemetery) in 1939
  • Charlotte‘s husband, William Midson, (Lucy Callcott’father & Russ Callcott‘s grandfather) also buried at the Field of Mars, Rookwood Independent Cemetery (Sect Meth2A – Grave 0000006)

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