George Synnot[1]

Male 1819 - 1871  (52 years)


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  • Name George Synnot 
    Born 23 Feb 1819  Ballymoyer, County Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    _UID A178F9AB73E84BDD82EECF60F55E6C95331B 
    Died 10 Jul 1871  London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Address:
    Chelsea 
    Person ID I8311  Treefive
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2017 

    Father Captain Walter John Synnot, Esq.,   b. 29 Dec 1773, Ballymoyer, County Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1851, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Houston,   b. 31 Jul 1799, Hartsford, County Down, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1834, County Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 17 Apr 1816  Armagh, County Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11, 12
    Family ID F2681  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Holmes Mather,   b. Abt 1817,   d. 13 Feb 1881  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1844  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 13, 14, 15, 16
    Address:
    St James 
    Children 
     1. Mary Jane Cumberland Synnot,   b. 1846, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1874, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     2. Walter Seton Synnot,   b. 24 May 1847, St Peak, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1907, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     3. George Nugent Synnot,   b. 29 Oct 1849, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1920, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Catherine Synnot,   b. 1850, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1929, Brighton, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Marcus Synnot,   b. Abt Jul 1852,   d. 20 Feb 1854, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F2686  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 


    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Synnot accessed 28 Jul 2014:

      George Synnot (1819-1871 ) was one of Victoria's pioneer settlers arriving in the Port Phillip District about 1837 and rising to become a prominent land owner and Geelong businessman.

      George Synnot was son of Captain Walter Synnot,[1] a prominent Australian Colonial, one of numerous children. His Brother Monckton Synnot was also a well known squatter and wool brokers. His sister Jane married into the Manifold family.

      George Synnot travelled to the Port Phillip District from ... and established the firm, George Synnot & Co., in 1854, taking Thomas Guthrie (1833-1928), into the partnership in 1857.[2] They operated hide and skin stores, wool and grain warehouses in Claire Street Geelong, and also engaged in trade. Synnot is credited with holding one of the first auction sales of wool in Geelong in November 1858.[3] Hawkes Bros. took over the business in 1882. In 1850, Synnot purchased over 18,000 acres under pre-emptive rights in the parishes of Bulban and Wurdi Yowang. With his brother Monkton Synnot, he managed the main station known as 'Station Peak', while the Mouyong property (also known as Mowyong Mayong, Moyong, Mouyong or Bareacres).[4]

      Synnot bought the gabled Scottish manse style house 'Fernside' in Geelong at an auction in 1866.[5]

      References
      [1] "The Children of Walter Synnot Esq" Painting by Joseph Wright of Derby
      [2] J. Ann Hone, 'Guthrie, Thomas (1833–1928)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, published in hardcopy 1972, accessed online 20 June 2014
      [3] Mary Turner Shaw, 'Synnot, Monckton (1826–1879)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, published in hardcopy 1976, accessed online 20 June 2014
      [4] Werribee - The area, its people and heritage. Bill Strong Flickr stream, 'Synnot family' Geelong Historical Records Collection
      [5] Gordon Honeycombe thegreatwork accessed online 20/6/2014

  • Sources 
    1. [S4823] BOK Synnott Pedigree (Philip H. Hore, unpublished, 1913), page 14.

    2. [S3938] TRE Family tree - Fisher Family Tree (owner rossfisher1) on ancestry.com accessed 3 Jul 2014, George Synnot.

    3. [S4011] TRE Family tree - Sinnett Family Tree (owner James Sinnett) on ancestry.com accessed 12, 22 Jul 2014, 18 Feb 2015, George Synnot.

    4. [S4474] TRE Family tree - Lee-anne Davidson family tree (owner Lee-anne Davidson) on ancestry.com accessed 18 Dec 2014, 6 Jan 2015.

    5. [S3988] ancestry.com Burke's Family Records (Indexed), page 573: Catherine Holmes Mather.

    6. [S4504] BOK Burke - Burke's Irish Family Records (1976), pages 1089-1092 (Hart-Synnot).

    7. [S4544] BOK Swanzy The Families of French of Belturbet and Nixon of Fermanagh, BOK148, BOK149., pages 123-126.

    8. [S5618] DTH821 Death Synnot, George, DTH821., Death notice; 16 August 1871; page 2; George Synnot, died London 10 Jul 1871.

    9. [S4564] DTH Death Index FreeBMD England & Wales - editable, George Synnot; Chelsea; 1a; 159; September 1871; 52.

    10. [S3938] TRE Family tree - Fisher Family Tree (owner rossfisher1) on ancestry.com accessed 3 Jul 2014, Captain Walter John Synnot.

    11. [S4011] TRE Family tree - Sinnett Family Tree (owner James Sinnett) on ancestry.com accessed 12, 22 Jul 2014, 18 Feb 2015, Captain Walter Synnot.

    12. [S4780] MAR findmypast.com.au Ireland Diocesan and Prerogative Marriage Licence Bonds Indexes 1623-1866.

    13. [S3260] MAR Marriage Index Victoria, George Synnot and Catherine Holmes Mather; 4889; 1844.

    14. [S1835] ancestry.com Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950, 1844/4889 Victoria: George Synnot and Catherine Holmes Mather.

    15. [S3939] TRE Family tree - FamilyTreeAndrewBaldwin (owner besthorus1) on ancestry.com accessed 30 Jun, 3, 7, 12 and 19 Jul 2014, George Synnot.

    16. [S4502] BOK Burke - A Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Ireland (Burke, 1912), page 679-681 (Hart-Synnot).