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The following family history relates to my daughter Emily and her mother Brenda.  It was compiled by my niece Sara Stace, Emily’s first cousin, from family records that were principally collected by Corinne Stace, their Grandmother, but with many contributions from family members.  I have posted it here to ensure that all this work is not lost in some bottom draw.  This has been vindicated by a large number of interested readers worldwide.

The copyright for this article, including images, resides with Sara Stace. 

Thus in respect of this article only, the copyright statement on this website should be read substituting the words 'Sarah Stace' for the words 'website owner'.

Sara made the original document as a PDF and due to the conversion process some formatting differs from the original.  Further, some of the originally posted content has been withdrawn,  modified or corrected following requests and comments by family members.  

 

Richard

 

 


 

Stace and Hall family histories

a summary

 

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Stace Lucas Bannister Fawkner Peed Hall Venables Mears Cutbush Nairn Pontifex 

 

 

Compiled by Sara Stace, 2013

 

 

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# Caron Stace 2014-05-08 15:52
How Lovely to come across your site.
My father Kerry speaks often of Thora, and I will send him this link.
I myself have been meaning to set up a family website as I am interested in Thomas alfred Stace and his beginning in London. As I now live in London.
Regards
Caron
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# Jack Harris 2017-01-30 13:05
Hi Caron, I'm trying to locate some information on my Grandfather, Jack Thornton, it seems like he was living at Cliff Stace's place in Fiji at the time of his death, was wondering if you or any of your family would know if I have any relatives still out there in Fiji. Apparently my father (Peter) had a half brother out there (possibly called John). I've also heard that he lost an eye as a teenager playing cricket. I've got little to go on as the New zealand gov website is always down. Any info would be much appreciated, Regards, Jack
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# Rosemary Henderson 2014-07-23 21:18
What a fabulous website so so interesting
I am the great great great grand daughter of Thomas Hollis Stace and have good knowledge of Stace and Lucas family history from NZ but not the Tasmania history
Regards
Rose
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# Doreen Peers 2014-08-06 23:09
Interested in getting in touch with other members of our tree as Mary Tutchen was my great great grandmother. Her daughter Sarah Ann Ellen Bannister was my great grand mother and Lillian Cooper her daughter was my grand mother.
Interested in getting photos and more info etc.
In the group family photo, which you display, which one is Sarah?
I have a family photo which was recently given to me of Sarah with her children- willing to share with others.
regards Doreen
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# Kathy. Peers 2014-08-09 05:13
Mary bannister was my grand grand grandmother
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# Stace Tackaberry 2015-01-18 18:38
Terrific to see Caron Stace's name & comment. Years ago my wife June I had the pleasure of spending some time on the North Island with her father. Ever since that visit I have hoped he would come visit us or we could return to NZ.

Caron, of course, would also be most welcome to our home in Breckenridge, Colorado, a really huge ski resort high in the Rocky Mountains.
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# Alexander Stace 2015-04-04 05:53
hey i am looking to unite with family and learn about my families lineage... apparently we have french Royalty running through our veins.. so i am wanting to learn more about our families history also..
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# Alexander Stace 2015-04-04 05:56
i am Alexander William-James Stace.. Relative of Arthur Stace. and John Oxley..
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# Anita Thomas 2015-06-11 10:59
Wow I have never been able to trace my Nana's mum (Hilda Peed) who I believe is Edith's sister. The scary thing is that Hilda had a daughter who she named Imogen (and I see her sister Imogen drowned at 13!). My nana (Imogen) told me that our ancestors were French aristocracy and that two sisters (another Imogen and her sister) were smuggled across the French border during the French revolution. Would there be any substance to this story?
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# Kathy peers 2015-06-13 09:47
Lillian cooper was my grandmother, Sarah bannister was
My great grandmother and Mary tutchen was my great great grandmother
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# Kathy peers 2015-06-13 10:02
Mary tutchen was my great great grandmother
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# alan harding 2016-06-25 14:35
A great story. I'm Alan from Coulsdon, UK.
I am especially interested in William Barr Hall.i think he is an unsung hero. I regard him as the man who saved the Coulsdon Commons.
In 1876 William took the Lord of the Manor of Coulsdon, Edmund Byron, to the Court of Chancery. This was to stop the inclosure of the commons. The case as heard over 9 days, and found in favour of William Hall. ( Brother James had dropped out of the case ). There is no commemoration of WH locally. I want to change that.
Have you any documents or photos of WH? James has a photo on the Ancestry site.
A little more on your history sheet. James Lived in Lissadell, Kenley. The house was named after a mansion in Sligo. W.B Yeats later wrote a poem of the same name, about the sligo mansion.
William lived close to James, in Kenley ( part of Coulsdon ), at a house called Little Roke.
You say James died poor, but in fact he left £11,000 +, equal to over £1 million today. Maybe there were debts? It would be good to hear from you.
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# Gillian McPherson 2016-07-11 09:28
Hello folk, what an interesting read . Fabulous effort to set this site up . Thank you . I am a daughter of Kathleen Jean Shenna Hall (sister to Corinne Hall Stace). I live in S France since 1993. Corinne made me a beautiful deep coral red wool dress when she visited my family in Belfast Ireland in the 60's. Love and best wishes to you all !
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# mh Support network 2016-10-23 04:41
Greetings from Ohio! I'm borfed to tears at work so I decided to
browse your blog on myy iphone during lunch break. I really like the information you provide here and can't wait to take a look when I get home.

I'm surprised at how fast your blog liaded on my cell phone ..
I'm not even usig WIFI,just 3G .. Anyhow, excellent
site!
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# Alan Harding 2017-01-09 15:38
It's alan here.
I have started gathering information on William Hall, mainly from newspaper archives.
Has anybody got a photo of William, or any letters to or from him? Anything you have would help.
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