Edmond Colbert

(12 March 1814 - 29 December 1885)
     Edmond Colbert was born on 14 March 1810 in Ballytrahan, Cloyne, Cork, Ireland. But if aged 29 at marriage as stated he was born c. 1824 and son of Patrick Colbert & Bridget A'Hearn. Aged 74 at death which suggests an 1807 birth. He was christened on 12 March 1814 in Ballybrahir, Cloyne, Cork. He was the son of Patrick Colbert and Bridget A'Hearn. Edmond was a surveyor and gentleman from 1855.
     Edmond Colbert married Susan Berry on 6 August 1855 in St James Church of England, Melbourne, Victoria. They were aged 29 & 36, both of North Melbourne.
     Edmond was registered as as Edmund Colbert, surveyor at Leveson St, Royal Park, Melbourne, Victoria, on the 1856 electoral roll. He was listed in a directory dated between 1871 and 1884 at Rowena Parade, Richmond, Victoria. He was widowed on 28 July 1885 on the death of his wife Susan Berry.
     Edmond died on 29 December 1885 in Elizabeth St, Richmond, Victoria, aged 71. He was described as Edmund, son of Garrett Colbert & Bridget Hearne, aged 74. The Argus reported: — On the 29th December at his residence no. 40 Elizabeth-street, North Richmond, Edmond Colbert, aged 75 years. He was buried on 30 December 1885? In Kew.
     His will was proved in February 1886. His executors were John Carrodas and John Wm Allen. His heirs were his nephew Edmond Colbert of Kyabram East and his niece Bridget the wife of William Gilmore of Tooborac and Catherine Shadwick.

Susan Berry

(4 February 1810 - 28 July 1885)
     Susan Berry was born on 4 February 1810 in Tiverton, Devon. She was the daughter of John Berry & Sarah ..., aged 36 at marriage - therefore born c. 1817. Susan was a housekeeper.
     Susan Berry married Edmond Colbert, son of Patrick Colbert and Bridget A'Hearn, on 6 August 1855 in St James Church of England, Melbourne, Victoria. They were aged 29 & 36, both of North Melbourne.
     Susan died on 28 July 1885 in Tiverton Cottage, 14 Rowena Pde, Richmond, Victoria, aged 75. She was buried in Kew, Victoria.

James Moore

     James Moore married Bridget Colbert on 31 July 1854 in St Mary's, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.