Matthew Boskell

Male13 March 1828–23 March 1902

Brief Life History of Matthew

When Matthew Boskell was born on 13 March 1828, in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, his father, James Bowskill, was 33 and his mother, Mary Platts, was 34. He married Margaret Ellen Leonard on 25 August 1873, in Emu Bay, Tasmania, Australia. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 23 March 1902, in Somerset, Tasmania, Australia, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Matthew Boskell
1828–1902
Margaret Ellen Leonard
1854–1917
Marriage: 25 August 1873
Margaret Isabella Boskell
1873–
Joseph Boskell
1875–
Arthur Charles Boskell
1877–
Amy Mary Boskell
1880–1964
John Thomas Boskell
1882–
Annie Gertrude Boskell
1884–
Ellen May Boskell
1887–1968
Clara Maud Boskell
1890–
Florence Emily Boskell
1892–
Rosetta Boskell
1897–

Sources (15)

  • Matthew Boskell, "Australia, Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981"
  • Matthew Boskell in entry for Ellen May Boskell, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933"
  • Matthew Boskell in entry for Margaret Isabella Boskell, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration, 1803-1933"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 August 1873Emu Bay, Tasmania, Australia
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1829

    Age 1

    Australia is claimed as British territory.

    1837

    Age 9

    George Grey explores Western Australia.

    1867

    Age 39

    End of transportation to Western Australia.

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire): variant of Bushell .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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