En 1626 naît à Bienne, dans le canton de Berne, en Suisse, Jacob Pasteur. Exécuteur de Haute Justice, il est resté dans l’histoire comme le bourreau de Moudon.
Jacob s’éteint en 1692 à l’âge de 66 ans. Il a cinq fils, qui tous se font bourreaux et épousent, comme le veut la tradition, des filles de bourreaux. Continue reading “La lignée de Jacob Pasteur”
John Lewis Pasteur (III) was born in Melbourne although later moved to London at least for a time. He married a woman called Ann judging from the children’s birth records in the IGI. I cannot positively identify this woman but I am pretty certain her name was Ann Adams. Continue reading “John Lewis Pasteur (1781-?)”
John Lewis Pasteur (II) was the second JLP in the family tree and the only one I know anything about. He lived in Melbourne and was described as a hosier (1). He died quite young at the age of 28 in 1782. Continue reading “John Lewis Pasteur (1754-1782)”
John Lewis Pasteur (I) was a tutor and companion to George Lewis Coke of Melbourne Hall in Derbyshire. George Lewis Coke’s sister, Charlotte married Matthew Lamb the grandparents of William, Lord Melbourne, the Prime Minister of Great Britain in the 1830’s. By this time, the Pasteurs had disappeared from Melbourne. Continue reading “John Lewis Pasteur (?-1793)”