The Nicholas Family

A Family History

Ellen Nicholas

Was born on 22nd March 1846 in Ponud Lane, Liskeard Borough, Cornwall.

On 30th March 1851 during the census Ellen [5] was living in Pound Lane, Liskeard, Cornwall with her parents Collan [22] a Miner (Lead) and Catherine [28] and sisters Mary J [6], Margaret [3] and Loveday [8 months].

During the census of 1861 Ellen [15] was still living in Pound Lane, Liskeard, Cornwall this time with her mother Catherine [38] a Mine Agents Wife anad sisters Loveday [10] and Catherine [8].

Ellen married a Samuel Mitchell GRIBBLE on 24th October 1867  at Res of Samuel Gribble Kadina, Daly South Australia, Australia.

Samuel Mitchell GRIBBLE - was born on 5th September 1844 in New Plymouth, New Zealand the son of Samuel Gribble and Grace Polkinghorne.

Ellen died on 28th December 1909 in Auckland, New Zealand.

Samuel died on 2nd February 1934 in Auckland, New Zealand.

Family Connections


Collan Nicholas

Catherine Sings



Elizabeth Ann


Colan Nicholas

Grace Darling

Alfrred Ernest

Charles Henry

James Martyn Henry


Ada Alberta


Richard Lings