Joseph Cornelius
(Bef 1790-)
Betty Halfyard
(Bef 1790-)
Betty Burford
(Cal 1778-1847)
John Cornelius
(Cal 1810-1881)
Elizabeth Tucker
(Cal 1808-1866)
Emily Cornelius
(Cal 1841-1923)


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Robert Hayball

Emily Cornelius 2

  • Born: Cal 1841, Chard, Somerset, England 3 4
  • Marriage: Robert Hayball in 1861 in Chard (reg) 1
  • Buried: 16 Dec 1923, Port Pirie Cemetery


She worked as a Shoe Binder in 1861 and resided at Bath Street, Chard. 4 (with parents and brother Alfred)

Her obituary was published in The Register, page 17c, on 19 Jan 1924 in Port Pirie.


Emily married Robert Hayball, son of Isaac Hayball and Mary Hallett, in 1861 in Chard (reg).1 (Robert Hayball was born Jan to Mar 1840 in Chard, Somerset, England 5 6 and died circa 11 Feb 1891 in Port Germein, South Australia 7 8.)


1 FreeBMD Online Index of BMD, England & Wales,, Marriages Dec 1861
Cornelius Emily Chard 5c 875
Hayball Robert Chard 5c 875.

2 SA Births Registrations (SLV), Birth RH 1880 Certificate.

3 Port Pirie Regional Council Cemtery Search (, HAYBALL, EMILY Surname HAYBALL Given Names EMILY Cemetery n/a Section COMMON PROTESTANT 1 Plot/Grave/Niche 100 Last Residence PORT PIRIE Age at Death 82 Date of Burial 16.12.1923 Minister Officiating REV. PETHICK Funeral Director SYM.

4 Online Census and BMD,, 1861C.

5 FreeBMD Online Index of BMD, England & Wales,, Births Mar 1840
Hayball Robert Chard 10 387.

6 Online Census and BMD,, 1841C.

7 Web (Misc), Under inquests in the index is a "Hayball, Robert" - not many of them in SA in 1891 and an inquest is often if not usually into a death.

8 NLA Newspapers online (TROVE), Melbourne Argus, 12 Feb 1891, p6. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.
The body of Robert Hayball was found floating in the sea near Port Germein today. The man had been missed some days, and is supposed to have committed suicide.