Frederick Richard STEED, Trevor’s 2nd great grandfather arrived in South Australia in 1848 on the Forfarshire. Fred was born in Ashford, Kent in 1828 to George Steed & Mary OLIVER. His siblings include Charles Steed (to America) Henry Oliver Steed (to Australia) Robert James Steed (details unknown) and remaining in England George Steed, Matilda Steed, Lydia Elizabeth KADWELL, Mary Steed and Catherine GILES.

Frederick Richard Steed married Maria EVERSON on the 14th July, 1855 at Trinity Church Adelaide and they had eight children-
George (1856-1867)
Frederick Richard 2nd (1858-1936), married (1) Susan Gascoine MASON and (2) Mary Jane MARTIN. Fred jnr and Susan were Trevor’s great grandparents. They had eight children.
Joseph Everson (1859-1938) married Julia STEPHENS and had six children
Emma Matilda (1861-1939) married George Venning PEARCE and had five children
William Henry (1863-1936) married Sarah NORMAN and had one child
Charles John (1865-1910) married Caroline Maria OCHTOMANN and had three children
Susannah (1867-1869)
Edith (1869-1903), married Frederick William OCHTOMANN (brother to Charles’ wife) and had two children

When Maria died in 1882 Frederick married Caroline MASON. Caroline was the sister of Fred jnrs first wife, Susan Mason. Fred snr and Caroline had one child, Carrie Clifton Steed (1885-?) who married Frederick Christian STEINWEDEL.

Frederick jnr and his wife Susan Mason had-
xxCharles George (1881-1951) married (1) Hilda May AMEY and (2) Constance Mary Hazel LEE and had two children.
xxCaroline (1883-1883)
xxCaroline Edith (1884-1925) married Herbert Tracey MATHEWS and had eight children
xxFrederick Clifton (1887-?) married Henrietta Georgina SMITH and had three children
xxRosey Mary (1888-1904)
xxHilda Myrtle (1891-1981) married (1) Francis EVANS and had two children and (2) Arthur Federal BOWN. Hilda and Art were Trevor’s grandparents and they had one child, Trevor's mother Daphne.
xxClara Holly (1893-1962) married Cosmo Herbert SADLER and had one child
xxViolet Mildred Steed (1895-1977) married Kenneth William GURR and had three children

Significant Names in Our Family History: Frederick Richard STEED,George STEED,Mary OLIVER,Maria EVERSON, Susan Gascoine MASON,Hilda Myrtle STEED,Arthur Federal BOWN.