John Fairburn Isaac Bird

(11 April 1823 - 11 August 1889)
Walworth church, Surrey
     John Fairburn Isaac Bird was born on 11 April 1823 in the Apollo Buildings, Walworth, Newington, Surrey. He was the son of Isaac Bird and Isabella Tempest Paul. John Fairburn Isaac Bird was christened on 23 November 1823 in St Mary, Newington.
     John Fairburn Isaac Bird and Isabella Tempest Bird, Rosalie Bird, William Henry Bird and Alfred Paul Bird arrived with Isaac Bird and Isabella Tempest Paul on 21 March 1833 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
     John Fairburn Isaac Bird was employed in 1844, Morpeth, New South Wales. He was listed in a directory dated 1850 at 'Youngs Buildings', Cumberland St, Sydney. He was listed in a directory dated 1850 as wharfinger, at Millers Point wharf, Sydney. He had the same listing as his step-father.
     In John Paul's will dated 13 June 1851 in Brighton, Sussex, John Fairburn Isaac Bird was named as heir; This is the last will & testament of me John Paul formerly of Sydney NSW but now of Brighton in the county of Sussex I give and bequeath to Daniel Cooper of P..land Place Clapham Road? in the county of Surrey Esquire and Thomas Walker of Sydney aforesaid merchant my trustees ... after the sum of thirty pounds each and I give and bequeath to my dear wife Tempest Margaret Paull all the rest, residue and remainder of my personal property and estate of every kind and description whatsoever in England which I may die possessed of interested in or entitled unto for her own absolute use and ..... .... as to the sum of two thousand pounds sterling part of the last ... residuary personal estate and I give and bequeath the interest of such two thousand pounds to her for her life and from and after her decease I give & bequeath the said two thousand pounds to my grand daughter Margaret Lambert wife of William Blake Lambert of Her Majesty's Dockyard at Portsmouth
I give devise & bequeath to the said Daniel Cooper and Thomas Walker all and singular my messuages or tenements Lands & Hereditaments whatsoever situate in Sydney or elsewhere in NSW aforesaid and also my Bank Stock and other personal estate in NSW to hold the same unto them their heirs executor administrators and assigns upon trust that they the said Daniel Cooper and Thomas Walker and the survivor of them his heirs etc. do and shall pay the rents issues dividends interest and profits of the same messuages, etc. as they shall be from time to time received unto my said dear wife for and during the term of her natural life and from and after her decease I give & bequeath to Sarah widow of my late son George William Paull the sum of five hundred pounds sterling and to Mary widow of my late son John Paul the sum of five hundred pounds sterling and I trust that these two last mentioned legacies will be realized by the proceeds of my Bank shares in NSW and the money which may be in the hands of my agents Messieurs Walker & Company of Sydney but in case there .... shall be insufficient to a.... the same two legacies then I direct each deficiency to be made up out of the proceeds of my real estate ...t hereinafter directed to be sold and my will is that such two legacies should be paid as soon as possible after my wife's decease and I direct that my said trustees and the survivor of them his heirs and assigns do and shall as soon after her decease as they or he shall in their discretion judge the most desirable opportunities sell and dispose of all and singular my aforesaid messuages etc. ... or in parcels by public auction or private contract unto any person or persons who shall be willing to ... the purchase or purchases thereof for the most money that can be reasonably had or gotten for the same and shall and do make and execute all such conveyances and assurances as shall be requisite & necessary to effectuate such sale or sales
And I do hereby declare that the .....ts of my said trustees shall be good & valid discharges for the same to be ... ... and that it shall ... be ... for the app... ... of the purchase money.... I do hereby direct that my said trustees etc. shall & to stand possessed of the monies to ... deductions as aforesaid / and also of the ... & profits of my aforesaid ... of the proceeds of bank stock & the personal estate in NSW ion case the same shall be more than sufficient to a... the aforesaid legacies of five hundred pounds & 500 pounds upon trust in the first place to pay to my grandson John Bird of Sydney aforesaid the sum of 150 pounds & to divide the residue per capita and not per st.....s equally between and amongst all the children of my late daughter Isabella Tempest Rich by her first husband Isaac Bird and of my late sons George William Paul & John Paul except my granddaughter Margaret Lambert whom I have otherwise provided for by this my will and my granddaughter Tempest Jane Tindall wife of John Tindall of Penrith in NSW who will I have no doubt be provided for by her worthy husband and I appoint my said dear wife and the said Daniel Cooper & Thomas Walker Executrix & executors of this my will and in the event of my dear wife's decease before my grandson John Bird then I appoint my said grandson an executor of this my will. In witness ....13th June 1851. John Paul. J B Bullock 51 Lincolns Inn Fields, P J Powell, clerk.
He witnessed Rev Charles Hamor Rich and Isabella Tempest Bird's wedding on 21 April 1853 in Holy Trinity (Garrison) church, Sydney, New South Wales. John Fairburn Isaac Bird was listed in a directory dated 1855 as a merchant at Campbells Wharf Pt, Sydney. His private residence was at Canterbury. He was listed in a directory dated 1863 at Piper St, Upper Paddington, New South Wales. However there was another John Bird who is more likely to be at this address. He was listed in a directory dated 1867 at Campbell's wharf, Sydney. His private residence was at 49 William St Upper South.
     John Fairburn Isaac Bird made a will dated October 1888 in Sydney. He was described as a gentleman, and appointed the Perpetual Trustee Company his executors, leaving his estate to his brother William Henry Bird of 44 Vine Street, Windsor, Melbourne; the Church of England Property Trust; Ada Matilda Bush of St Leonards, widow; the Prince Alfred Hospital; the Ragged School; the RSPCA and asked to be interred next to Miss Emma Hay.
     John died of broncho-pneumonia on 11 August 1889 in St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, aged 66. He was buried on 12 August 1889 in Rookwood. Buried at Rookwood by Canon Rich (his step-brother & brother-in-law).
     His will was proved on 18 September 1889 at New South Wales.

Rosalie Bird

(20 June 1827 - 23 August 1916)
     Rosalie Bird was born on 20 June 1827 in Southampton Terrace, Waterloo Town, Middlesex. She was the daughter of Isaac Bird and Isabella Tempest Paul. Rosalie Bird was christened on 16 July 1827 in St Pancras Old Church, London.
     Rosalie Bird and Isabella Tempest Bird, John Fairburn Isaac Bird, William Henry Bird and Alfred Paul Bird arrived with Isaac Bird and Isabella Tempest Paul on 21 March 1833 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
     Rosalie Bird and Isabella Tempest Bird were on the passenger list of the "Emma", arriving at Sydney, New South Wales, on 20 January 1849. The brig "Emma" departed Hobart Town 14 July, carrying cabin passengers: Miss Bird, Miss Rosalie Bird, Miss A Bird, Miss Mary Rich, Master Harry Rich, arriving at Sydney from Hobart Town.
     Rosalie Bird made a will dated 23 April 1901 in Darlinghurst, New South Wales. She was living at Solomia??, Bayswater Rd, near Sydney and left her estate to her trustees for the benefit of her nieces Mary Isabella Tempest Rich, Emily Tempest Rich (Sister Freda of the Kilburn sisterhood). The trustees and executors were her nephews Hamor Charles Ellison Rich and George Edward Rich. She added a codicil to her will on 30 April 1909 in 217 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales. The codicil revoked the trust in favour of her niece Emily.
     Rosalie died on 23 August 1916 in Darlinghurst, New South Wales, aged 89.
     Her will was proved on 12 October 1916 at New South Wales. The estate was valued at £3924.19.7.

William Henry Bird

(27 June 1829 - 19 January 1916)
     William Henry Bird was born on 27 June 1829 in Little James St, London, Camden. He was the son of Isaac Bird and Isabella Tempest Paul. William Henry Bird was christened on 15 April 1830 in St Pancras Church.
     William Henry Bird and Isabella Tempest Bird, John Fairburn Isaac Bird, Rosalie Bird and Alfred Paul Bird arrived with Isaac Bird and Isabella Tempest Paul on 21 March 1833 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
     William Henry Bird married Emily Cole, daughter of Edward Cole and Mary Harrison, on 8 September 1856 in St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne, Victoria. William Henry Bird and Emily Cole witnessed Alfred Paul Bird and Alethea Cole's wedding on 25 January 1858 in Christ Church, St Kilda, Victoria. William was an estate agent. He was listed in a directory dated 1884 as estate agent at 245 Chapel Street, Prahran, Victoria.
     William Henry Bird lived at 32 Hanover Street, Windsor, 1884.
     William Henry Bird was mentioned in the will of John Fairburn Isaac Bird dated October 1888. William Henry Bird was the informant at the death of John Fairburn Isaac Bird, on 11 August 1889.
     William Henry Bird made a will dated 5 February 1907 in 48 Chapel St, Windsor, Victoria. He left everything to his son Henry Edward Bird. He and Henry Edward Bird were listed in a directory dated 1909 at 48 Chapel Street, Prahran. William H Bird and his brother Henry E Bird valuator, estate & financial agent were listed at 48 Chapel St Windsor, opposite station.
     William died of senile decay & cerebral haemorrhage on 19 January 1916 in 54 Vine Street, Windsor, Victoria, aged 86. He was buried on 21 January 1916 in the Methodist section of St Kilda cemetery, St Kilda.
     His will was proved on 14 December 1916 at Victoria.

Children of William Henry Bird and Emily Cole