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Priscelia (Luce) Westneat (1851 - 1891)

Priscelia Westneat formerly Luce
Born in Saint Helier, Jersey, Channel Islandsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 1873 (to 18 Oct 1891) in Saint Kilda, Victoria, Australiamap
Died at age 39 in Prahran, Victoria, Australiamap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Dec 2009
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Priscilla was born in October 1851. She was the daughter of François Luce (abt.1827-1893) and Susannah (De Freis) Luce (1824-1860). She was baptised at St Helier, Jersey. Jersey Heritage; St Helier, Jersery; Jersey Parish Registers; Reference Number: G/C/03/A2/15 : (Name: Priscilla Luce); (Birth Date: 19 Oct 1851); (Baptism Date: 2 Nov 1851); (Baptism Place: St Helier, Jersey); (Parish as it Appears: St Helier); (Father: Francois Luce); (Mother: Susannah Defries). Ancestry Document Viewer: Baptismal Record.


Emigrated to Australia from St. Heliers in 1852 on the 204 ton Exact arriving in Melbourne on the 13th of November, 1852.[1]


She married William Sheridan Westneat (1849-1919) in Victoria in 1873. [2]


Preselia died in 1891 aged 40. [3]


  1. Jamieson, Alan. “The Channel Islands and Australia: Maritime Links in the 1850s.” The Great Circle, vol. 5, no. 1, Australian Association for Maritime History, 1983, pp. 40–47,
  2. Marriage Record: # 231 / 1873 BDM, Victoria
    (Name/s: Presalia LUCE and William Sheridan WESTREAT).
  3. Death Record: # 17405 / 1891 BDM, Victoria
    (Name: Preselia WESTNEAT); (Place: PRAHRAN, VIC); (Mothers Name: LUCE,Susannah DEFRIES); (Fathers Name: LUCE, Francis).

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Categories: Exact, Arrived 13 Nov 1852 | Prahran, Victoria | Melbourne, Victoria