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Sylvester Pursey Badman (abt. 1823 - abt. 1870)

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Sylvester Pursey Badman
Born about in Walton, Somerset, Englandmap
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Husband of — married in Glastonbury, Somerset, Englandmap
Husband of — married in Trinity Church, Adelaide, South Australiamap
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Died about in South Australiamap
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Sylvester Pursey Badman was born in Walton, Somerset in 1823, the eldest of 8 children to Benjamin Badman and Anna Pursey. He married Harriet Tinney in Glastonbury England in 1844.

Sylvester and his first wife Harriett (nee Tinney) emigrated to Australia on the "Navarino" arriving in Port Adelaide on 25th September,1851. They had 3 children but only one (Mary Emma) survived and moved to Australia with them. After Harriett died in 1859, Sylvester married Frances Hulbert in 1860.

During his life he was a Policeman and a Publican. In Australia he lived in Adelaide, Goodwood and Unley. His religion was Church of England.

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- Shipping List - “Navarino” – 1851

- Digger – South Australian Marriage Registrations 1842 -1916 © SAGHS (1860 41/69)

- Biographical index of South Australians 1836-1885 / editor: Jill Statton. Marden, S. Aust. : South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society, 1986. Vol 1 (page 53)


England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 about Sylvester Badman Name: Sylvester Badman Gender: Male Baptism Date: 12 Jul 1823 Baptism Place: Walcot, Somerset, England Father: Benjamin Badman Mother: Anne Badman FHL Film Number: 1471170 Reference ID: 250


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Sylvester is 25 degrees from SJ Baty, 29 degrees from Orville Redenbacher and 19 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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