St Mary's Church, Great Shelford
The Dockrill Family
- From the 17th century to the mid-19th century, Dockrill family members lived in Great Shelford, Little Shelford, Melbourn and Stapleford, villages in the south-east of Cambridgshire.
William Dockrill (1803 - 1892) had 10 children (by two different wives), two of whom emigrated to Australia:
- his second son William (1830 - 1913) who emigrated in 1851 aboard the Argyle
- his third daughter Sophia who emigrated in 1863 aboard the Flying Cloud with husband Lewis James Eversden and their four children.
Map at left:
- Great Shelford and Little Shelford are shown south of Cambridge and north east of Foxton, birth place of Lewis Eversden.
- the village of Little Eversden is north of Foxton.
- Jane Rider was born at Little Shelford.
2 Generations of (some of the) descendants of William Dockrill 1803 - 1892.
Headstone of Amelia Duce (nee Dockrill, 1832 - 1900) in the graveyard at St Mary's, Great Shelford.
1892 Ordinance Survey Map: Little Shelford and Great Shelford, St Mary's Church centrally