Ruth Yardley1

F, #77, b. 1795, d. 26 June 1884
FatherWilliam Yardley1 b. 9 Nov 1757, d. 4 Dec 1805
MotherCatherine Edwards1 b. 1762, d. 14 Oct 1818
Relationship4th great-grandmother of Timothy George Sheens
ChartsAncestors of Timothy George Sheens
Last Edited13 Oct 2015
Birth*1795 Toongabbie, NSW1 
Death of Father4 December 1805 Lower Portland, NSW;Principal=William Yardley1 
Married Name21 June 1813 Hayman1 
Marriage*21 June 1813 St Matthews, Windsor, NSW;Groom=Richard Hayman1 
Birth of Daughter1815 Lower Portland, NSW;Principal=Mary Hayman1 
Death of Mother14 October 1818 Lower Portland, NSW;Principal=Catherine Edwards1 
Article*5 August 1820 "The Sydney Gazette", NSW;
ADMINISTRATION. - Notice is hereby given, that I, the undersigned, as next of Kin, intend to apply to the Honorable the Supreme Court for Letters of Administration to the Estate and Effects of Edward Yearley, deceased ; and, in the mean Time, all Persons are cautioned from in any Way interfering with the said Estate of the Deceased.
Ruth Yearley.;Principal=Edward Yardley2 
Article*23 September 1820 "The Sydney Gazette", NSW;
Administration. – Richard Hayman, Husband of Ruth Hayman, otherwise Yearley, who was Sister to Edward Yearley, deceased, intends to apply to the next Supreme Court of Judicature for Letters of Administration to all and singular the Goods, Chattels, and Effects, which did belong to the said Edward Yearley, deceased.;Principal=Richard Hayman3 
Death of Spouse14 August 1826 Windsor, NSW;Principal=Richard Hayman1 
Muster 1825*1828 Portland Head, NSW;
George Evans, 25, Born Colony, Protestant,,, Farmer
Ruth Evans, 33, Born Colony, Protestant
Margaret Evans, 14, Born Colony, Protestant
Richard Evans, 5m, Born Colony, Protestant
Elizabeth Evans, 57, Free by Servitude, Protestant, "Marquis Cornwallis", 1796
David McIntosh, 8, Born Colony, Protestant
William Waring, 25, Born Colony, Protestant,, Labourer;Head of Household=George Evans4 
Birth of Son24 May 1830 Windsor, NSW;Principal=Edward Evans5 
Birth of Son14 May 1833 Windsor, NSW;Principal=George Evans5 
Birth of Daughter5 July 1836 Sackville Reach, NSW;Principal=Izetta Hayman6 
Married Name6 September 1836 Davies6 
Marriage*6 September 1836 St Thomas', Sackville Reach, NSW;
William Davies of the Parish Sackville Reach and
Ruth Hayman of the Parish of Sackville Reach were
married in this Chapel by Banns with consent of their respective families
this sixth day of September in the year 1836
By me M D Meares
This marriage was solemnized between us
William Davies his mark
Ruth Hayman her mark
In the Presence of
John Holland his mark of Sackville Reach
James Cotton of Sackville Reach;Groom=William Davies6 
Birth of Daughter3 December 1839 Boston Reach, NSW;Principal=Sophia Abbott7 
Death*26 June 1884 Central Colo, NSW;
Name: Ruth Hayman
Date of Death: 26/6/1884
Place: Central Colo Windsor NSW
Occupation: Widow
Sex: Female
Age: 89
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Parramatta NSW
Time in Aust Colonies: Lifetime

Father: (Given name not stated) Yarly (difficult to read)
Occupation: Not known
Mother: Not known

Place of Marriage: Parramatta
Age at Marriage: 14
Name of Spouse: Richard Hayman
Children of Marriage: 3 males, 3 females living; 1 male, 2 females deceased
Informant: Sophia Gee, Colo, daughter of the deceased

Cause of Death: Senile decay
Length of Illness:
Medical Attendant:
Date Last Seen:

Date of Burial: 28/6/1884
Place of Burial: Sackville Reach
Minister & Religion: Rev W Wood, Church of England
Undertaker: Thomas Collison
Witnesses: Geo Boyter, Roland Ivory

Registered: 2/7/1884 Windsor8 
Headstone* St Thomas Cemetery, Sackville Reach, NSW;
Headstone Ruth Hayman nee Yardley

Family 1

Richard Hayman b. 1771, d. 14 Aug 1826

Family 2

George Evans

Family 3

William Davies

Family 4

James Abbott


  1. [S51] Tom Croucher Years of Hardship.
  2. [S356] The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, Saturday, August 5, 1820.
  3. [S154] Australian Newspapers,, Sydney Gazette, Saturday 23 September 1820.
  4. [S158] 1828 Census for New South Wales, Australia (online image) "Household of George Evans."
  5. [S63] Microfilm Baptism, St Matthews Windsor, 1810-1950.
  6. [S60] Microfilm Marriage, St Thomas' Sackville Reach, 1871-1922.
  7. [S41] NSW Wesleyan Baptism Registers, 1788-1855 ",V183930 54/1839 Sophia Abbott."
  8. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 10003/1884 Ruth Hayman.
  9. [S184] Tim Sheens photographs.