Cornelius Haley

Cornelius Sharpe Haley (1807 - 1886)

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Cornelius Sharpe Haley
Born in Halifax, Yorkshiremap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1841 in Melbournemap
Descendants descendants
Died in Melbourne, Victoria, Australiamap
Profile last modified 18 May 2019 | Created 16 Oct 2017
This page has been accessed 127 times.

Biography

married at a Presbyterian church in Sydney. He arrived as a convict, early Victorian Pioneer Arrived Sydney 1838, went to Melbourne, taking up Sugarloaf Run (Kilmore) Leased the Allwood & Caladonie cattle runs in 1839

"A Slab Hut at the confluence of the Arthurs and Diamond Creeks a Creek Junction Cornelius Sharp Haley and wife Jane where among these settlers. Haley, a qualified civil engineer born in Halifax, England in 1807 where his family had established a cloth weaving industry, and wife Jane immigrated to the Port Phillip circa 1836 and by 1839 he was engaged in business as a timber merchant. In Flinders Street Melbourne where it is probable that heard about the area from the teamsters and carters who supplied his business and in….1841 First Settlers - Cornelius & Jane Haley leased 3775ha from the Crown, erected a timber slab dwelling near the confluence of the present Arthurs & Diamond Creeks - and established a sheep & cattle run - naming the run ‘Allwood”. 1851 Black Thursday - Great bushfires surrounded Melbourne. Colony of Victoria formally separated from NSW - with its own Governor, Charles La Trobe, constitution and Supreme Court. Gold discovered at Warrandyte. 1852 Haley wrote to the Colonial Secretary in order to purchase 65ha under his pre-emptive right. 1854 Caledonia gold diggings opened at Queenstown, part of which where on Haley’s Crown Lease. 1855 Haley moves to a Lancefield pastoral property"


6 siblings: 4 emigrated (Henry Gibson Haley a convict, John & James Haley)

Sources

  • allwoodhouse.org.au>uploads2015/11


More Genealogy Tools



Sponsored Search




Is Cornelius your ancestor? Please don't go away!
 star icon Login to collaborate or comment, or
 star icon contact private message the profile manager, or
 star icon ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by Ancestry.com

DNA
No known carriers of Cornelius's DNA have taken a DNA test.

Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Comments

Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.

Cornelius is 39 degrees from Louis Braille, 24 degrees from Greta Moody and 14 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

H  >  Haley  >  Cornelius Sharpe Haley