The History of the Staley Family in Australia
Daniel BLYTHE

Daniel BLYTHE

Male 1817 - 1887  (70 years)    Has 2 ancestors and 24 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Daniel BLYTHE 
    Relationshipwith Sidney Ernest MARTIN
    Born 5 Jan 1817  Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Buried Jan 1887  Carlton North, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 23 Jan 1887  Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I242  Staley
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2014 

    Father John BLYTH
              b. 27 Aug 1787, Malsford, Edinburgh, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Elizabeth LAW
              b. Abt 1791, Wanlockhead, Dumfriesshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 29 May 1812  New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F507  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Agnes STALEY
              b. 28 Feb 1820, Muirkirk, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 9 Mar 1882, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 11 May 1838  West Calder, Linlithgowshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    Married:
    • There are two dates and places for this marriage in Scots origins, West Calder is mentioned on the D/C. as being in Linlithgowshire
    Children 
     1. John BLYTH
              b. 13 Aug 1839, Whitburn, Linlithgowshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 24 Jul 1853, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)
     2. Mary BLYTH
              b. 5 Jan 1844, Whitburn, Linlithgowshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Bef 1848, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     3. Elizabeth BLYTH
              b. 12 Nov 1845, Whitburn, Linlithgowshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Bef 1848  (Age 2 years)
     4. Jonathan BLYTH
              b. 6 Dec 1849, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 3 Aug 1919, New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     5. Mary BLYTH
              b. Abt 1851, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Bef 1859  (Age ~ 8 years)
     6. John BLYTH
              b. Abt 1853, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 12 Dec 1916, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
     7. Mary BLYTH
              b. 18 Oct 1858, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 13 Jun 1931, Camberwell, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2008 
    Family ID F116  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Jan 1817 - Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 May 1838 - West Calder, Linlithgowshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Jan 1887 - Carlton North, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Jan 1887 - Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • The records for his birth, baptism and arrival in Victoria, spell the name Blythe but in Victoria the "e" seems to have been dropped, Daniel and Agnes emigrated to Australia as assisted immigrants with their two children, John who was nine and Elizabeth aged three, they sailed from Plymouth on board the "Tasman" of 567 tons on 15 June 1848 arriving at Port Phillip on 18 October after a voyage which lasted just over 4 months, they may have gone to Geelong where Agnes' mother disembarked but they soon settled in Brunswick. In 1863 he is recorded in the Sands & MacDougall directory in Albert Street and later in Sydney Road, Brunswick. He was an early resident in Brunswick, in the late 1840's, he was a Grocer and owned several properties, later he built a brick shop at the corner of Albert Street and Sydney Road; it was a butcher's shop which remained there until 1917 when it became a fish shop, by 1872 Daniel had moved to a residence in Sydney Road, north of Albion Street, Blyth Street in Brunswick is named after him, he was very well regarded in the area. Daniel's Will mentions some of his siblings and a couple of their descendants, this was instrumental in tracing those people.

  • Sources 
    1. [S20] Scotlands People Online OPR.

    2. [S39] Victorian Pioneer Index BMD 1836-1888 on CD, 608 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S22] Copy of the 1820-1854 Parish Register of Whitburn, from Sue Carrol.