Mary Elizabeth Wearn 1847-1926 & Phillip Trenberth 1843-1891

Married on 15 Sep 1866 in the home of Phillip Trenberth Senior at Walleroo Mines, South Australia.

Photo: Phillip & Mary Elizabeth Trenberth

Mary Elizabeth Wearn

First child of James &  Christiana Wearn

Baptised: 29 Mar 1847 St Just in Penwith, Cornwall

Died:  18 Sep 1926 Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Buried: Sandgate Cemetery, Newcaslte, New South Wales

Phillip Trenberth

Son of Phillip & Martha Trenberth


Born: About 1843 Kenwyn, Cornwall

Died: 19 Feb 1891 Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

Buried: Silverton , New South Wales


Mary was the eldest of her siblings and the only child born in Cornwall. Mary would have been only week old when she made the voyage with her parents on the ship Cressy which arrived in Port Adelaide on 19 August 1847. Mary married Phillip Trenberth on 15 Sep 1866 in the residence of Phillip Trenberth Senior, Wallaroo Mines, South Australia. They had 13 children with their second child being an unnamed son who was born prematurely and lived one hour. This son died four days before their marriage.  At some stage they moved to Broken Hill where Phillip died at the age of 48 on 19 Feb 1891.