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
Margaret Ellen Leonard
Marriage: 25 August 1873
Margaret Isabella Boskell
Joseph Boskell
Arthur Charles Boskell
Amy Mary Boskell
John Thomas Boskell
Annie Gertrude Boskell
Ellen May Boskell
Clara Maud Boskell
Florence Emily Boskell
Rosetta Boskell

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)


    Age 1

    Australia is claimed as British territory.


    Age 9

    George Grey explores Western Australia.


    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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