Francis Symonds

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Born 1829 at Nankervis Farm, St Enoder, Cornwall, England, the son of Francis Symonds (1796-1885) and Kitty Francis (1798-1838). Francis was Baptized on 01 January 1830 at St Enoder, Cornwall, England.[1]

Francis Symonds died on 23 June 1907 at Inglewood, Victoria, Australia, aged 78 years old. he is buried at Kingower Cemetery, Victoria, Australia.[2]

On 05 April 1856 Francis Symonds married Catherine Scott (1838-1867) at Geelong, Victoria and they had the following children:

(Female) Symonds 1859-

Francis Symonds

Thomas Drysdale Symonds

Ellen Caroline Symonds 1864-

Mary Louisa Symonds 1867-

William Gumma Symonds 1872-1873

Amy Flora Symonds 1873-1948[3]

Goldfields Involvement, 1854

Under the Spelling of Symmons[4], Francis Symonds was listed as wounded and since recovered from the Eureka Stockade battle [5]

Post 1854 Experiences

See also

Further Reading

Corfield, J., Wickham, D., & Gervasoni, C. The Eureka Encyclopaedia, Ballarat Heritage Services, 2004.


  1., accessed 20 August 2019.
  2., accessed 20 August 2019.
  3., accessed 20 August 2019.
  4. Carboni, Raffaello, The Eureka Stockade, 1855, pg 137.
  5. Dorothy Wickham, Deaths at Eureka, 1996

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