Robert WYND, cloth merchant and Janet WYND (nee NICOLL )(born 10 May 1758 at Perthshire Scotland) married in the Parish of Inchture, Scotland on 7th March 1778 and had 13 children all born at Inchture, Scotland. Their 12th child was a son named George WYND born 31 Dec 1798 baptised 7 January 1799 in their own house at Inchture, Scotland.
George WYND (occupation - joiner) married Ann PORTER (the daughter of Peter PORTER & Christian PORTER (nee SMITH)) at Errol, Scotland.
George and Ann WYND had 9 children all born at Errol, Scotland. Their 6th child was a son also named George WYND born on 4th October 1831 at Errol, Scotland.
George came to Australia with cousin David WYND (family heresay) in about 1852 - 55. David settled at Mortlake with a family of 16.
On the flyleaf of a small bible given to George by his sister Christian (which was held by Lily WICKERTON (his granddaughter) before her death in 1986)) was recorded the following inscriptions €œTo Christian Wynd from her uncle October 15th 1848, George Wynd Melbourne 1853, George Wynd Sale Jan 1st 1866". The writing was faint and hard to read.
George is said to have built a church at Daylesford, Victoria, Australia where he would have met Margett DAVIDSON (nee YEATES) who was married to Maxwell McWillough DAVIDSON at the Church of England, Church of St George, Hobart Town, Van Diemans Land (Tasmania) on 26th November 1850. (Maxwill was a mariner presumed lost at sea, some think he left his family).
Maxwell DAVIDSON & Margaret DAVIDSON (nee YEATES) had the following children all born in Hobart, Tasmania.
1.Unnamed male born on 1854 and died after five minutes of convulsions.
2.Maxwell Davidson (mechanic/ blacksmith) b 24 April 1855 Hobart died Feb 1912 in Coolgardie Hospital WA from burns from an accident while cleaning a motor bike in a tent at Carbine WA m Elizabeth McCord. They had one child named Maxwell James DAVIDSON (grocer ) who was wounded at Gallipoli on died on 6 May 1915 at Egypt.
3.Unnamed female b 7 July 1858
4. (Minnie) €“ Margaret Davidson €“ Domestic b 3 July 1860 d 4 Jun 1887 at Fitzroy buried with her mother (Margaret WYND (nee YEATES/DAVIDSON) and her step father - George WYND (at Sale, Victoria)
When Margett found herself and her two children deserted they came to Dayleford Vic where
5. Annie DAVIDSON (school teacher) 32 years service in Vic was born 3 Oct 1862 died 2 Aug 1930 Sunbury Asylum, unmarried.
George WYND & Margaret WYND (YEATES/DAVIDSON) had 5 children during the period from 1865 to 1874. The first child was born at Daylesford, Victoria and the others were born at Sale, Victoria, Australia. George continued building at Sale, including a couple of churches and became they prominent citizens. However the couple were not married until 1897 at Daylesford.
This is the Death Notice for George "Monday 11 January, 1915, at his residence, Sale, George, dearly loved husband of Marget (sic) Wynd, aged 83 years.