William Gledhill and Jane Ledger 
and their descendants of Dewsbury, Yorkshire,
and New South Wales, Australia

Contact Llew Hodges at P.O. Box 121, Brunswick Heads NSW 2483 Australia

1. William GLEDHILL

Died: Before 1864, England.

Spouse: Jane LEDGER
Christened: 26 Jan 1814 Dewsbury, Yorkshire

Died as Jane Pentony 2 Feb 1882, Yass NSW Australia

Spouse Father: Samuel LEDGER
Spouse Mother: Ann

Spouse Notes:  Jane Gledhill sailed for Australia from Plymouth on 5 March 1864 on the "Sandringham" as a widow with children Harriet 14 and Rhoda 11, arriving Sydney NSW 26 June 1864.

Married 27 Nov 1831, Dewsbury, Yorkshire

Children of William & Jane Gledhill:
Rachel b 1832
Ann b 1835
Thomas - see below
Rachel b 1839
Daniel - see below
Jane b 1842
James b 1845
Mary b 1846

Other children of Jane Gledhill, William Gledhill the possible father:
Harriet - see below
Rhoda b 1853 England

Jane Ledger Gledhill married a second time, to John Pentony in NSW, Australia, in 1865.

1.3 Thomas GLEDHILL

Likely to be the son of William & Jane Gledhill above

Born 1837, Dewsbury
Occupation: Horse Trainer
1881 Census: living at Back Hanover St, Dewsbury.

Spouse: Lucy
Born: 1833 Dewsbury

Children of Thomas & Lucy Gledhill, all born in Dewsbury:
Zilla b 1860
Hannah b 1862
Mary b 1864
Harry b 1866
Jane A b 1871

1.5 Daniel GLEDHILL

Likely to be the son of William & Jane Gledhill above

Born: 1840 Dewsbury, Yorkshire
Occupation: Card Cleaner (Woollen Weaver)
1881 Census: living at Watergate Rd, Dewsbury

Spouse: Eliza
Born: 1838 Dewsbury

Children of Daniel & Eliza Gledhill, all born Dewsbury:
Harriet b 1867
William b 1869
Maria b 1871
Jane b 1877
Sarah A b 1879
Rhoda b 1881

1.9 Harriet GLEDHILL

Born 1850 England, possibly the daughter of William Gledhill
Married John Thatcher at Cavan near Yass NSW Australia on 4 March 1867.
Died 23 October 1917.