Isaiah Horton Bettles1

#3534, (March 1858-30 May 1941)
Father*John Bettles2 b. 1823, d. Jun 1913
Mother*Elizabeth Atterbury2 b. 16 Oct 1829, d. Jun 1889
ChartsThe Bettles of the Deepings, Lincolnshire.
The Skinners of Raunds, Northants.
Birth*MAR 1858 Isaiah Horton Bettles was born in MAR 1858 at Derby, Derbyshire, EnglandG.1 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1861 He lived with John Bettles and Elizabeth Atterbury at 20 Bridge Gate, Derby, Derbyshire, EnglandG, together with Esrom Bettles and Ada Bettles.3 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1871 Isaiah Horton Bettles lived with John Bettles and Elizabeth Atterbury at 89 Upper Brook Street, Derby, Derbyshire, EnglandG, together with Esrom Bettles, Ada Bettles, Edith Bettles, John Bettles, William Bettles and Herbert Bettles.4 
Employment*30 MAR 1881 Isaiah Horton Bettles was employed as fireman to railway engine driver.5 
Residence*30 MAR 1881 He lived at 39 Railway Street, Gorton, Lancashire, EnglandG.6 
Emigration*17 MAY 1882 He and John Bettles emigrated on 17 MAY 1882 from Plymouth, Devon, EnglandG, to Sydney, NSW.7 
Marriage*1883 Isaiah Horton Bettles married Eliza Jane Barrett in 1883 at Dubbo, NSW, AustraliaG.8 
Residence1905 Isaiah Horton Bettles lived at 'Ventnor' Williams Street, Marrickville, Sydney, NSW, AustraliaG.9 
Employment1930 He was employed as engine driver.10 
Residence1930 He lived at Kingsway, Cronulla, Sydney, NSW, AustraliaG.10 
Death*30 MAY 1941 He died on 30 MAY 1941 at 17 Dorking Street, Cabarita, Sydney, NSW, AustraliaG, aged 83.11 


Eliza Jane Barrett b. Jan 1865, d. 15 Jun 1939
Marriage*1883 He married Eliza Jane Barrett in 1883 at Dubbo, NSWG.8 
Last Edited23 Sep 2016


  1. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Derby, Jan-Mar 1858, vol 7b 352.
  2. [S45] Extracted from the 1871 census, age & birthplace.
  3. [S44] Extracted from the 1861 census.
  4. [S45] Extracted from the 1871 census.
  5. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census.
  6. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census, lodger in Barber household.
  7. [S61] Passengers, Unassisted passenger list NSW; mv 'Orontes', Plymouth to Sydney.
  8. [S97] Australia BMD Indices, marriage; Josiah H Bettles & Eliza J Banett, Dubbo, NSW, 1883 no 3887.
  9. [S103] Unknown author, "City Directories", Sands Street Index, Marrickville, 1905, p 413.
  10. [S103] Unknown author, "City Directories", Australia Electoral Roll, Parramatta, Sutherland, 1930 p 7.
  11. [S97] Australia BMD Indices, death, Burwood, NSW, father John, mother Elizabeth 1941 no 12964.
  12. [S54] Internet source/web sites inc. trees,; Gordon family tree; no attribution.
  13. [S97] Australia BMD Indices, birth, Marrickville, NSW, father Isaiah H Bettles, mother Eliza J, 1890, no 21124.
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