George Threlfall (1819-1897)

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George Threlfall was born 1819 in Lancashire (England) to William Threlfall (c1790-?) and Catherine nee Pollett (c1790-?).

An enginesmith trained in Blackburn (Lancashire, England)[1], together with William Henry Shaw (1830-1896), Robert Holden (c1831-1911) and Richard Carter (c1814-1883) George Threlfall established the Phoenix Foundry in Ballarat.

George Threlfall died 8 April 1897 in his home "Hopkins House", Ballangeich Station (Victoria, Australia).

THRELFALL.-On the 8th April, at his residence, Hopkins-house Ballangeich, George Threlfall, aged 78 years.[2]


Family Tree

William Threlfall (c1790-?) married Catherine Pollett (c1790-?)

--+ Henry Threlfall

--+ George Threlfall (1819-1897) married Bridget Hickey (c1840-1926)

--.--+ Grace Mary Threlfall (1861-1940)

--.--+ Thomas Kyle Threlfall (1863-1936)

--.--+ William Michael Threlfall

--.--+ George Sylvester Threlfall (1866-1842) married Elizabeth Jane Holland (c1869-1944)

--.--.--+ George Sylvester Threlfall (c1899-1988) married Marie Anne UNKNOWN (c1899-1991)

--.--.--+ John James Threlfall (1903-1995)

--.--+ Catherine Threlfall (1869-1873)

--.--+ Henry Joseph Threlfall (1870-1940)

--.--+ James Murtagh Threlfall

--.--+ Mary Catherine Threlfall

--.--+ Richard Vincent Cornelius Threlfall (c1877-1923)

See also

Phoenix Foundry



  1. Butters, Peter. "Ballarat's Phoenix Foundry built a great reputation." The Courier, 16 June 2003. [Online.] Via The Courier (accessed February 9, 2012).
  2. Australasian, 01 May 1897.

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--Beth Kicinski 10:23, 19 March 2012 (EST)

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