Tarrant Family

William Tarrant & Ann Evans of Oxford
(born about 1788)

THE TREE IS CURRENTLY UNDERGOING RENOVATION
SO THERE ARE MANY PEOPLE NOT IN THE INDEX
AND A NEW GENERATION 0 HAS BEEN INSERTED IN THE FRONT OF THE TREE.

This interesting and long-established surname is of Anglo-Saxon origin, and is a
topographical name for someone living on the banks of the River Tarrant in Dorset (ref
www.surnamedb.com)

The first known ancestors of our branch of the Tarrant tree lived at the end of the 18th century in Oxford, England.
William Tarrant was a Cordwainer or Shoemaker.
Many of the family emigrated to Victoria, Australia, to seek their fortunes on the gold fields of Ballarat and Clunes.
Others migrated to New Zealand and to the USA.

The direct line to Fred Shade is
(1) William Tarrant & Ann Evans
(2) William Tarrant & Mary Ann Mobley
(3) Mary Ann Tarrant & William Chapple (goes to CHAPPLE tree)
(4) Frederick Joseph Chapple & Fanny Beatrice Little
(5) Mary Beatrice Chapple & Albert Ernest Shade

Recent Changes

Information about 2 children adopted by Clara Kate Miller nee Tarrant and a photo added 16 Jun 2015

Death certificate of Esther Ann Tarrant on generation 3 together with information about her brothers Joseph and William and nephew Walter added 15 Jun 2014

Death of Mary Ann Tarrant nee Mobley or Moberley and migration of the eldest 3 daughters in 1857 added 30 Aug 2013

Another child for William Tarrant & Mary Ann Mobley, and death of Esther Ann Tarrant added 16 Aug 2013

Contact Libby Shade for further details
email:
lshade@melbpc.org.au
P.O. Box 105, Rosanna 3084, Victoria, Australia

This family tree is provided for mutual information within the family.
The information given will be referenced by official documents, family bibles etc.
Information that is uncertain or unreferenced will not be published.
For privacy of the present generations, the family tree will halt at the generation born around the start of the 20th century.
Discussion gladly entered into.