William Henry OSTLER
William was born at Kingston-upon-Hull, England.
he moved to Australia where he met and married Emma Roberts (born at West Ham, England in 1848) at Melbourne in 1868.
They moved to Benmore Station in 1857 and then to their own place Ben Ohau Station.
They had 4 children, 2 boys & 2 girls. One son died in infancy.
William was killed in an accident and Emma moved the family to Levin.
One daughter (Helen) married a farmer who also became an MP.
Her surviving son became a judge and was knighted.
For more information on Emma please refer to the 'Walk of Fame' profile below.