Hi, I am hopeful that some kind person/people might be able to help solve a riddle which has been puzzling me for ages.
My great grandfather, Arthur Carvossoe Matthews( born 1841), apparently came out to Australia in 1858 on the S.S. Plantar along with his father, Robert Matthews(born ~1817), and two brothers, Robert Matthews (born 1836) and Matthew Carvossoe Matthews (born 1845).
Now my query is really about the father, Robert Matthews, who married Mary Matthews in 1835 in Paul. I believe that this Mary Matthews died in 1837 but cannot find any supporting documentation . I have evidence that Robert , by then a widower aged 21, married a Mary Phillips Carvosse in 1839 also in the Parish of Paul. Can anyone suggest where I can find some supporting evidence of the first Mary Matthews demise?