Candie Family of Bulli Mountain

The children of George Irwin Candie/Candy and wife Sarah Jane Gilmore  are listed on the Bulli Mountain School 1880 Register. George was from Wilton, Wiltshire, the son of Isaac Candy and Elizabeth Everett GerrishSarah, known as Jane, was born in Dromore in County Tyrone Ireland, the daughter of Charles Gilmore and Anne Long.

George and his family lived at various locations around the Illawarra, and they seemed to often struggle financially, like many others. Later George and his wife became wildflower and fern gatherers.

George Candy b. 1836 d. 1917 & Sarah Jane Gilmore (1830 – 1920)

  • James Joseph Candy b. 1863 – d. 1941
  • Annie Elizabeth  Candy b. 1864 Parramatta – d. 1949
  • Robert RI Candy b. 1867 Wollongong d. 1938 Hurstville
  • Mary Emma Candy b. 1869 Bulli Mountain
  • George Isaac / Isaac George Candy b. 1870 – 1875 Wollongong d. 1966 Sutherland – married in 1892 to Fanny Elizabeth Short b. 1872 – d. 1949) – who had lived at Darkes Forest.
    • Henrietta Elizabeth Candy b. 1893 d. 1976
    • Ethel May Candy
    • Unnamed Candy b. 1897 – d. 1897
    • Alice Candy b. 1909 – d. 1909
  • John Robert Candy b. 1872 – d. 1938
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