William Kable (1824 – 1895)

William was born on 24/12/1824 in Windsor and was christened on 23/10/1825 in St. Johns C/E in Parramatta.

William married on 30/12/1859 in Church of Scotland in Carcoar to Ann Javens. Ann was born in March 1843 in Slothby, Lincolnshire, England. She was only 16 years when she married. Ann was the daughter of Charles Javens, the husband of William’s older sister Mary Matilda Mileham

They had the following children:

  • William Javens (Kable) (1859 – 1865)

  • Charles Kable (1860 – 1860)

  • Charles Phillip Kable (1860 – 1942)

  • George Kable (1863 – 1910)

  • Caroline Kable (1865 – 1868)

  • Mary Kable (1867 – 1868)

  • William John Kable (1868 – 1868)

Ann died on 14/05/1868 in Teapot Swamp Bathurst, and is buried in Newbridge.

Their first child William was registered as William Javens. After their marriage they changed the birth register to William Kable.

After the death of Ann in 1868 WIlliam married in 1869 in Bathurst to Ann Maria Barry. She was born on 23/12/1842 in Long Swamp NSW.

She was married before to Manasseh Cowell (1836 – 1864) and they had 1 son, also called Manasseh (1865 – 1866). They both died before her marriage to William.

Ann Maria had a daughter before she married William:

  • Alice S Mary Cowell (1867 – 1929)

William and Ann Maria had the following children:

  • Blanche Lovina Kable (1870 – 1945)

  • William Carr Patrick Kable (1872 – 1962)

  • Arthur Edgar John Kable (1874 – 1948)

  • Catherine Mileham Kable (1875 – 1939)

  • Walter Francis Kable (1877 – 1971)

  • Susannah Stella Kable (1879 – 1962)

  • Annie Ethel Kable (1881 – 1968)

  • Ellen Amy Kable (1882 – 1976)

William died on 22/09/1895 in Blayney. His remains are buried in C/E section of Newbridge.

Ann Maria died on 06/10/1906 also in Blayney.


William was a farmer. It appeared that he had worked for a time at Summerville Rockley, the property of the Clements family and he was mentioned in the Clements diary as early as 1846. It is understood that William was thrown from his horse after a cat (that was in a bag being carried by William) scratched the horse in terror. Williams back was broken by the fall. He recovered but became quite aggressive during his recovery.



William Javens (Kable) (1859 – 1865)

William was born in 1859 in Bathurst, before the marriage of his parents on 30/12/1859. William was registered under his mother’s family name Javens.

William died in Bathurst in 1865. His death is registered under the family name Javens and on his death record only his mother Ann is mentioned.

Charles Kable (1860 – 1860)

Charles was born in 1860 in Bathurst and died also in 1860 in Bathurst.
According to the BDM records his brother Charles P was born in 1861. There are records showing Charles P date of birth in 1860. Is there an identity swop?? …… no one knows.

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Caroline Kable (1865 – 1868)

Caroline was born in 1865 in Bathurst and died there 3 years later in 1868.

Mary Kable (1867 – 1868)

Mary was born in Bathurst in 1867. She died there in 1868.

William John Kable (1868 – 1868)

William was born and died in 1868 in Bathurst.

William Kable (1824 – 1895) did not only lost his first wife Ann in 1868, but also his youngest 3 children.