The Byres Family

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These pages document the known details of one Tasmanian BYERS / BYRES family Scottish origins and subsequent lives of various family members and groups.

The family of William Byres and Margaret Wilson are directly linked by marriage to the Wilson Family of Uphall, through Margaret's parents James Wilson and Catherine Boak.

Some known descendant family surnames -

TASMANIA - BYERS, SCOTT, CAMPBELL, DAVIS, CHISHOLM, POLLEY, WEEDING, EYLES, JONES, OVERTON, HOW, LEACH, BESTWICK, DIXON, SAMUEL, ROOTES, DEAN, WAGNER, CRIPPS, HYATT, MACKIE, HOUSEGO, HOUSEGO-COOMBES, BYRNE, LINCOLN, HART, BRESNEHAN, CRAWFORD, BOWERS, LANE, SUMMERS, WILSON, CLARK, PETHICK, MILNER, ILES, BALDWIN, RIDGERS, RANSLEY, THUREAU, BREEN, HIGHTON, KNIGHT, LEWIS, CLANCY, RICHARDSON, RUMLEY, BURRILL, BARRY, TOEY, BARNES, GREEN, ROSSI, WIGGINS, HODGETS, FREE, WOOLDRIDGE, LISSON, WHELAN, BUTLER, BROWN, PORTEOUS, SUTTON, BEURMANN, PETRIE, WRIGLEY, TUCKER, ITCHINS, JAKUBISZYN, GLEESON, MAW, WHITE, DREW, BEVEN, VANDERWAL, PRICE, ROBERTS, BALSLEY, TURNER, WEST, OLLINGTON, MONKS, PALMER, SANDFORD, WEBSTER-JONES, DINEEN, MARRIOT, GADSBY, CANNON, WILLIAMS, BENNETT, STEVENSON, FINEARTY. (and others - to be added)

VICTORIA - KERR, FRASER (2), PRIESTLY, MANLEY, WALSH, STRINGER, CLEMENTSON, MUNDY, THORNE, GOODALL, MOORE, ROWLER, SUNDERLAND, EVANS, BEGBIE, McFARLAND, SMITH (2), RACKHAM, McGREGOR, SMYTH, STORER, DUNCAN, HAGAN; and possible surname variants of these (and others - to be added).

NEW SOUTH WALES - BYERS, REPANELLIS, BARR, McGRATH, McKENZIE, ZEC, and possible surname variants of these.

QUEENSLAND - RAVELL; and possible surname variants of these.

NEW ZEALAND - HAY, PALMER, BIRD, WOODMAN, IRVINE, WHYLE, BENNETT, LINDSEY, WILLIAMS, BEATTY, MAY; and possible surname variants of these.

SCOTLAND - THORBURN, McBEATH, DUNLOP, DARIEN, YOUNG, BUCHANAN, BELL, BAIRD, CHISHOLM, DONALDSON, BORTHWICK, TWEEDIE, AINSLIE, BINGHAM, MARR, ALLISON, BRYCE; and possible surname variants of these (and others - to be added).

CANADA - BYRES (or BYERS - no known surviving).

USA - INGLIS, GILLIAND, HAMILTON (and others - to be added).