Immigrants Recruited by the Launceston Immigration Aid Society 1855-1862


Launceston Immigration Aid Society Index - "W", "X", "Y" and "Z" Surnames

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a 11MAY1855 Melbourne VIC
per Boomerang
a 18MAY1855 Launceston TAS
per Clarence
WALKER William

Farm Labourer,np ESS,@ 38
WALKER Mary

@ 36
WALKER William b c1817 d c1864 Port Sorell TAS m ENG to Oakley Mary b c 1819 d 16SEP1858 Port Sorell TAS <753.58C>
Contact: * Julie Eagle

Walker
Caroline
@ 14

Walker
Caroline b c1841 d 20NOV1909 New Town TAS <786.09H> m1 08FEB1858 Launceston TAS to BYRON John <559.58> m2 31JUL1864 Deloraine TAS to BISHOP Frederick <69.64> b c1824 d 27JUN1867 Pt Sorell TAS <404.67C> m3 02JUL1874 New Ground to SMITH George <624.74>b c1816 d c1880

WALKER William

@ 12

WALKER William
b c1843 d? 01JUN1920 Deloraine TAS m 18APR1873 Westbury TAS to Brown Jane Dowling or Darling <653.73> b c1835 d 10JUL1923 Carrick TAS <938.23C>
Contact: Anne Goodman for important information on this entry.

WALKER George

@ 9

WALKER George
b c1845 d? VIC m 01MAY1867 Deloraine to Dodwell Sarah Eliza <39.67> b 09DEC1851 Oatlands TAS to DODWELL William & DODWELL Eliza Johnson <491.51C> d VIC?

Walker
Mary
@ 5

Walker
Mary b c1850 ESS d 07OCT1924 Latrobe TAS <443.24C> m1 28SEP1868 Formby TAS to KINSEY Edward <593.68> b c1846 d c1888 m2 31DEC1898 Kentishbury TAS to AUSTIN Reuben William <925.98> b 21JAN1841 Cawston NFK to AUSTIN Abel & AUSTIN Charlotte Dyer a c1847 d 14APR1922 Sheffield TAS <313.22C> [Eastoe Margaret#]
Contact: Brian Austin



a 28AUG1857 Launceston TAS
per Southern Eagle
WARD Richard

Ploughman,Wesleyan
np Wilby NFK,@ 26
WARD Charlotte

Wesleyan,R&W,@ 23

WARD Richard
b c1830 Wilby NFK to WARD William & WARD Mary c 21JUN1830 Wilby NFK d 11AUG1905 Don TAS <765.05C> m ENG to Mason Charlotte b c1833 d 11OCT1914 Don TAS <152.14C>

Ward Gertrude
Wesleyan,@ 1


Ward Gertrude Ellen b c1856 d 23MAY1882 <601.82C> i Don m 20DEC1872 Pt Sorell TAS to HEPBURN John <580.72> b c1848 Dundee SCT a c1859 d 21AUG1919 New Norfolk TAS <626.19C>


a 28AUG1857 Launceston TAS
per Southern Eagle
WATERS George

Farm Labourer,ChEng
R&W,np Hilborough NFK,@ 20
WALTERS George b c1836 Pullum NFK to WALTERS George


a 11MAY1855 Melbourne VIC
per Boomerang
a 18MAY1855 Launceston TAS
per Clarence
WATHEN William

Farm Labourer
np ESS,@ 38
WATHEN Mary

@ 36

Wathen
Caroline
@ 14

WATHEN William

@ 12

WATHEN George

@ 9

Wathen
Mary
@ 5


a 28AUG1857 Launceston TAS
per Southern Eagle
Watson
Elizabeth
Domestic Servant,Wesleyan
R&W,np Banham NFK,@ 21
Watson Elizabeth b c1836 to? WATSON Isaac & WATSON Frances Ballard c 11MAR1836 Lakenham Prim Meth NFK m? 16MAY1892 Sheffield TAS to BILHAM William# <842.92>


a 07MAR1862 Melbourne VIC
per Solway
a 10MAR1862 Launceston TAS
per Black Swan
Webster
Susan
Dairy Maid,R&W
np NFK,@ 18
Webster Susan b c1843 d 28JUL1925 Longford TAS <500.25C> i Longford Methodist m 11JUL1867 Longford TAS to SHACKCLOTH Jonathan <467.67> b c1836 to SHACKCLOTH Elijah & SHACKCLOTH Amey c 05FEB1837 South Creake NFK a 07MAR1862 Melbourne VIC per Solway a 10MAR1862 Launceston TAS per Black Swan d 19MAR1902 Longford TAS <318.02C> i Longford Methodist


a 28AUG1857 Launceston TAS
per Southern Eagle
WEBB David

Farm Labourer,ChEng
np SFK,@ 28
WEBB David b c1829 Mildenhall? SFK d? 26MAY1870 Longford TAS <278.70C> m1 25OCT1860 Longford TAS to Crawford Janet <531A.60> d 23JUL1861 Longford TAS <626.61C> m2 01MAY1862 Longford TAS to Holdaway Harriett <554.62> d 13SEP1930 Westbury TAS <774.30C> [see CHURCH William#]
Contact: Genny Kang


a 28AUG1857 Launceston TAS
per Southern Eagle
WEBB Ezekiel

Ploughman,Wesleyan
R&W,np Mildenhall SFK,@ 24 WEBB Elizabeth
Dairywoman,Wesleyan
@ 22
WEBB Ezekiel b c1833 Mildenhall SFK to WEBB Henry & WEBB Ann Mortlock bap 02JUN1833 Mildenhall Meth Wesleyan Chapel d 29SEP1911 Longford TAS <351.11C> m ENG to Flack Elizabeth b c1835 Lakenheath SFK d 11MAR1875 Longford TAS <451.75C>
Contact: Genny Kang


a 31MAR1855 Launceston TAS
per Whirlwind
WELLS George

Farm Labourer,Wesleyan
R&W,np NFK,@ 45
WELLS Harriet

Wesleyan,R&W,@ 36
WELLS George b c1809 Larling NFK to WELLS George & WELLS Mary Barker bap 12MAR1809 Larling NFK d 01OCT1879 Longford TAS <364.79C> m ENG to _______ Harriet b c1818 Illington NFK d 07JUN1875 Longford TAS <477.75C>

WELLS William

Farm Labourer,Wesleyan
R&W,@ 19

WELLS William
b c1835 Larling NFK m? 18JUL1861 Launceston TAS to McCreedy Margaret

WELLS Alfred

Farm Labourer,Wesleyan
R&W,@ 14

WELLS Alfred George
b c1840 Larling NFK d 11MAY1894 "Retreat" Queenborough TAS i Queenborough Cemetery m 29APR1862 Longford TAS to Mortlock Louisa <546.62> b c1844 ENG to MORTLOCK & MORTLOCK Mary d 02JUL1901 Sandy Bay TAS <532.01H> i Queenborough Cemetery


a 28AUG1857 Launceston TAS
per Southern Eagle
WESNEY Robert

Labourer,Wesleyan
R&W,np Rockford NFK,@ 32
WESNEY Sarah Ann

Wesleyan,R&W,@ 28
WESNEY Robert b c1825 m ENG to James Sarah Ann b c1829
Contact: Eleanor Burkin

Wesney
Sarah Ann
Wesleyan,@ 6

WESNEY Robert

Wesleyan,@ 4

WESNEY William

Wesleyan,@ 2


a 28AUG1857 Launceston TAS
per Southern Eagle
WHILEY William

Farm Labourer,ChEng
R&W,np Gt Cressingham NFK,@ 40
WHILEY Pamila

ChEng,@ 36
WHILEY William b c1817 Cockley Cley NFK to WHILEY James & WHILEY Lydia Manning bap 31AUG1817 Cockley Cley d 21MAR1901 Sheffield TAS <672.01C> m1 ENG to _______ Pamila b c1820 Holkham NFK d 26DEC1881 Sheffield TAS <620.81C> m2 17FEB1883 Entally TAS to Summers Eleanor <876.83> b c1816 a c1864 d 03MAY1904 Sheffield TAS <766.04C>
Contact: * Lynette Lawson
Contact: * Scott Whiley

WHILEY George

Footman,ChEng
R&W,@ 15

WHILEY George
b c1840 Wells NFK m 24MAR1863 Deloraine TAS to Morse Elizabeth <58.63> b c1846 TAS to MORSE James & MORSE Mary d 09JAN1917 Deloraine TAS <91.17C>

WHILEY Manning

ChEng,R&W,@ 12

WHILEY Manning
b c1845 Wells NFK d? 1928 Balwyn VIC <4366.28> m1 to _______ Emble Elizabeth b c1853 d 29NOV1881 Sheffield TAS <618.81C> m2 to Redfern Mary Ann b c1855 to REDFERN Richard & REDFERN Margaret Ann Thompson d 1920 Balwyb VIC <8721.20>

Whiley
Maria
ChEng,R&W,@ 10
 

WHILEY Thomas

ChEng,@ 6

WHILEY Thomas William
b c1851 d 12DEC1924 Claude Rd TAS <353.24C> m 13JUL1886 to Eagling Emily Mary Ann <923.86> b c1867 NFK a c1885 d 23OCT1930 Latrobe TAS <360.30C> i Claude Rd Cemetery

Whiley
Elizabeth
ChEng,@ 4
 

Whiley
Mary
@ 6 months

Whiley
Ann Mary b c1856 m 04FEB1880 Kentishbury TAS to THOMAS Llewellyn Batholemew Forbes<172.80> b c1850


a 31MAR1855 Launceston TAS
per Whirlwind
WHITEROD Benjamin

Farm Labourer,Wesleyan
R,np NFK,@ 28
WHITEROD Elizabeth

Wesleyan,R,@ 26
WHITEROD Benjamin b c1826 Lt Ellingham to WHITEROD Benjamin & WHITEROD Anne c 05FEB1826 d 20FEB1870 River Don TAS <451.70C> m ENG to French or Ward Elizabeth b c1828 Kenninghall NFK d 16OCT1883 Ulverstone TAS <882.83C>

Whiterod
Elizabeth
@ 5

Whiterod
Elizabeth b c1849 Lt Ellingham NFK d 16MAR1941 Ulverstone TAS <491.41C> m 09MAY1876 East Forth TAS to PETERS John <645.76> b c1844 DEV a c1874 d 22MAY1929 Ulverstone TAS <484.29C>

WHITEROD George

@ 3,D.o.V.

WHITEROD George
b c1851 d 19NOV1854 at sea <1767.55L>

WHITEROD John

@ 1,D.o.V.

WHITEROD John
b c1853 d 29NOV1854 at sea <1769.55L>


a 22FEB1858 Hobart TAS
per Trade Wind
Willey Mary Ann
Housemaid,np NFK,@ 18

Willey Mary Ann b? c1839 Thetford NFK to WILLEY Philip & WILLEY Emma m1? to DOUSE William m2? 24JAN1889 Ulverstone TAS to SMITH William Patrick <215.89>


a 22FEB1858 Hobart TAS
per Trade Wind
WILLIAMS Daniel

Shepherd,Methodist
R&W,np NFK,@ 39
WILLIAMS Susan

Laundress,ChEng
R,np NFK,@ 40
WILLIAMS Daniel b c1818 Eccles NFK d 12SEP1909 Longford TAS <325.09C> m ENG to _______ Susan b c1817 Eccles NFK d 05FEB1895 Longford TAS <365.95C>

WILLIAMS William

Methodist,R&W
np NFK,@ 10

WILLIAMS William
b c 1847 Belar NFK

WILLIAMS Charles

Methodist,R&W,@ 8

WILLIAMS Charles
b c1849 Lt Ellingham NFK d 12NOV1940 Longford TAS <542.40C> m1 21APR1886 Longford TAS to Lane Suzannah <763.86> b 1856 d 30DEC1886 Longford TAS <839.87C> m2 04SEP1901 "Fernleigh" Cressy TAS to Bunton Emma Mary Agusta <46.01> b 12JAN1863 Longford TAS to BUNTON Joseph & BUNTON Julie Hennesy <923.63C>

Williams
Eliza
Methodist,@ 6

Williams
Eliza b c1857 Dunham? NFK d 09SEP1940 Longford TAS <536.40C> m 23NOV1871 Longford TAS to TITMUS George <465.71> b 24SEP1847 Longford TAS to TITMUS George & TITMUS Elizabeth Cox <879.47C> d 03APR1928 Launceston TAS <103.28L>

WILLIAMS Walter

Methodist,@ 2
WILLIAMS Walter b c1855 d 03JAN1943 Longford TAS <463.43C> m
22APR1880 Longford TAS to Ayers Emily Jane <386.80> b c 1859 Snake Banks TAS d 18DEC1937 Longford TAS <485.37C>


a 31MAR1855 Launceston TAS
per Whirlwind
WOOD John

Brickmaker,ChEng
np NFK,@ 24
WOOD Mary Ann

ChEng,@ 22 
WOOD John b c1830 Thompson NFK to WOOD & WOOD Ann d 09DEC1855 Launceston TAS <1974.55L> m ENG to Sayer Mary Ann b c1832 d 05MAR1881 Ulverstone TAS <661.81C> m2 05JUL1858 George Town TAS to HENSLEY George b c1830 a 31MAR1855 Launceston TAS per Whirlwind# d 24FEB1861 Pt Sorell TAS <745.61C> m3 09SEP1863 to SUSHAMES James <639.63> b c1820 Caston NFK a Launceston TAS 28AUG1857 per Sothern Eagle# d 08MAY1907 Penguin TAS <868.07C>

WOOD John H

@ 1,D.o.Voyage

WOOD John Henry
b c1853 d 16DEC1854 at sea <1772.55L>


a 31MAR1855 Launceston TAS
per Whirlwind
WOODS William

Brickmaker,Wesleyan
R&W,np NFK,@ 29
WOODS Eliza

@ 30,D.o.V.
WOODS William b c1826 Thompson NFK d 13JUN1855 Launceston TAS <1840.55L> m ENG to _______ Eliza b c1825 Shipham NFK d 22FEB1855 at sea <1796.55L>

Woods
Eliza
@ 9

Woods
Eliza Ann b c1845 Thompson NFK m? 05APR1865 River Forth TAS to WILSON Henry <532.65>

WOODS Joseph

@ 1,D.o.V.

WOODS Joseph
b c1854 d 14JAN1855 at sea <1783.55L>


a 31MAR1855 Launceston TAS
per Whirlwind
WOOLNOUGH George

Farm Labourer,Wesleyan
R&W,np SFK,@ 20
WOOLNOUGH Emily

Wesleyan,R&W,@ 25
WOOLNOUGH George b c1834 Eriswell SFK to WOOLNOUGH Thomas & WOOLNOUGH Susan Hawes# m ENG to _______ Emily b c1829 d 30JUL1856 Launceston TAS <143.56L>
Contact: Belinda Cohen


a 31MAR1855 Launceston TAS
per Whirlwind
WOOLNOUGH Thomas
Shoemaker,Wesleyan
R&W,np SFK,@ 50
WOOLNOUGH Susan

Wesleyan,R&W,@ 48
WOOLNOUGH Thomas b 08FEB1804 Wilton NFK d 08DEC1875 Launceston TAS <2889.75L> m1 25DEC1827 Icklington All Saints SFK to Hawes Susan b c1807 Icklington SFK d 22MAR1867 Launceston TAS <304.67L> i Charles St Cemetery m2 16OCT1867 Launceston TAS to EMERSON Eliza <409.67> b c1828 d as Eliza SAGGERS 18MAR1888 Launceston TAS <121.88L>
Contact: Murray Woolnough
Contact: Belinda Cohen

Woolnough
Hannah
Domestic Servant,Wesleyan
R&W,@ 22

Woolnough
Hannah b c1832 Eriswell SFK c 10JUN1832 Eriswell SFK d 1910 Hieldelberg VIC <9309.10> m1 26NOV1856 Evandale TAS to AYTON Edward <771.56> b c1814 NFK t Norfolk Quarters Sessions s transportation for 7 years a 16JUL1837 Hobart TAS per Blenheim d 12DEC1875 Evandale TAS <584.75C> m2 1877 VIC to MOSS Henry Thomas <2078.77> b c1821 SFK d 1889 Northcote VIC <4043.89>

Woolnough
Eliza
Domestic Servant,Wesleyan
R&W,@ 17

Woolnough
Eliza b c1838 Eriswell SFK m 31AUG1858 Launceston TAS to HAMILTON Ebenezer <502.58>

WOOLNOUGH Thomas

Wesleyan,R&W,@ 12

WOOLNOUGH Thomas
b c1842 Eriswell SFK d 16MAY1916 Hagley TAS <937.16C> i St Mary's Hagley m 12FEB1862 Fordon TAS to Marshall Ellen b c1844 SOM a c1848 d 18SEP1936 Hagley TAS <994.36C> [Son born New Zealand c1869 <M1066.99>]

WOOLNOUGH Stephen

Wesleyan,R&W,@ 10

WOOLNOUGH Stephen
b c1844 Eriswell SFK d 02JUL1911 Portarlington Geelong VIC <9039.11> m 23MAY1867 Launceston TAS to Docking Lydia <407.67> b 02MAY1843 Sth Lynn NFK to DOCKING,Thomas & DOCKING Ann Simpson a 28MAR1861 Melbourne VIC per Queen of the Mersey a 14JUL1861 Launceston TAS per Royal Shepherd# d 12FEB1869 Launceston TAS <843.69L> m2 1878 VIC to Beringer Louisa Jane <3105.78> b 1855 Collingwood VIC to BERINGER John & BERINGER Louisa Jane Goodman

WOOLNOUGH James

Wesleyan,R,@ 7

WOOLNOUGH James
b c1847 Eriswell SFK m? TAS to Hawkes Phoebe

Woolnough Elizabeth
@ 4
Woolnough Elizabeth b c1850 Eriswell SFK m 19MAR1874 Launceston TAS to JOHNSON Ernest Alfred <493.74> b c1852


a 31MAR1855 Launceston TAS
per Whirlwind
WOOLNOUGH William

Schoolmaster,Wesleyan
R&W,np SFK,@ 26
WOOLNOUGH Sophia

Wesleyan,R&W,@ 30
WOOLNOUGH William b c1829 Icklington SFK to WOOLNOUGH Thomas & WOOLNOUGH Susan Hawes# d 1898 Mvern VIC <12797.98>m ENG to Fincham Sophia b c1824 Mildenhall SFK to FINCHAM Henry & FINCHAM Hannah Turner bap 02JAN1825 Mildenhall SFK d 22DEC1907 C’well VIC <11423.07> i St Kilda Cemetery

Woolnough
Hannah
@ 5 weeks

Woolnough
Hannah Sophia b c1854 d 1897 C’well VIC <612.97>m 11APR1882 Longford TAS to PARR John David <758.82> b c1848 b 16OCT1848 Dairy Plains TAS <1153.49C> to PARR Henry Davey or David & PARR Sarah Hill [Camberwell VIC 1912]


a 31MAR1855 Launceston TAS
per Whirlwind
Wright
Ann
Wesleyan
R&W,np KEN,@ 31

Wright
Ann b c1824 d 16SEP1897 Pt Frederick TAS <612.97C> m 27AUG1855 Launceston to DAVIES Matthias <942.55> b c1811 d 03JUN1874 Launceston TAS <2391.74L>
Contact: Daryn Davies



a 28AUG1857 Launceston TAS
per Southern Eagle
YAXLEY Thomas

Farm Labourer,Wesleyan
R&W,np Syderstone NFK,@ 24
Yaxley Maria

Wesleyan,@ 25

YAXLEY Thomas
b c1833 to YAXLEY Thomas & YAXLEY Elizabeth bap 21JAN 1834 New Walsingham Wesleyan NFK d 25NOV1923 Penguin TAS <677.23C> m ENG to Ayton Maria b c1832 d 15APR1897 Penguin TAS <795.97C>
Contact: * Bruce Roberts
Contact: * John & Pauline Lancaster
Contact: Rohan Greenland

YAXLEY James

Wesleyan,@ 5

YAXLEY James
b c1852 NFK d 08MAY1915 Penguin TAS <653.15C> m 09JUN1873 to Ling Mary# b c1852 to LING Joseph & LING Charlotte a 28AUG1857 Launceston TAS per Southern Eagle d 18SEP1923 Penguin TAS <672.23C>

Yaxley
Fanny
Wesleyan,@ 3

Yaxley
Frances b c1854 d 22FEB1886 Ulverstone TAS <1176.86C> m 20APR1873 Penguin TAS to BARKER Elijah <74.73> b c1851 Larling NFK to BARKER James & BARKER Emily Ward a 31MAR1855 Launceston TAS per Whirlwind# d 30JUL1926 Wynyard TAS <775.26C>
Contact: Christine Woods

YAXLEY Thomas

Wesleyan,@ 1

YAXLEY Thomas
b c1856 d 08DEC1915 Penguin TAS <662.15C> m 08OCT1879 Table Cape TAS to Woodward Rachel <664.79> b 14DEC1861 Emu Bay TAS <370.62C> to WOODWARD William & WOODWARD Elizabeth Taylor d 20JUN 1932 Rosebery TAS <725.32C>


a 28AUG1857 Launceston TAS
per Southern Eagle
YAXLEY William

Farm Labourer,Wesleyan
R&W,np Syderstone NFK,@ 40 YAXLEY Mary
Wesleyan,R&W,@ 39
YAXLEY William b c1816 to YAXLEY Thomas & YAXLEY Elizabeth d 08JAN1887 Norfolk Creek TAS <1089.87C> m ENG to Hooks Mary b c1818 d 14MAY1898 Devonport West TAS <791.98C> i Don Cemetery
Contact: Rohan Greenland

YAXLEY Mathew

Farm Lad,Wesleyan,@ 13

YAXLEY Mathew
b c1844 d 08NOV1907 Forth TAS <891.07C> m 07MAY1868 River Don TAS to Revell Susan Sarah <572.68> b c1848 Bodney? NFK to REVELL Robert & REVELL Elizabeth Estell a 28AUG1857 Launceston TAS per Southern Eagle# d 16AUG1902 Forth TAS <794.02C>

YAXLEY John

Wesleyan,@ 9

YAXLEY John
b c1848 d 12APR1873 Port Sorell TAS <453.73C>

Yaxley
Susan
Wesleuan,@ 8

Yaxley
Susannah b c1849 d 21JUN1924 Devonport West TAS <137.24C> i Don Cemetery

Yaxley
Mary
Wesleyan,@ 5

Yaxley
Mary b c1852 d 09JUN1933 Ulverstone TAS <472.33C> m 15APR1880 Norfolk Creek TAS to STRATTON Joseph <434.80> b c1855 ENG a c1863 d 14MAY1929 Ulverstone TAS <480.29C>

YAXLEY Thomas

Wesleyan,@ 2

YAXLEY Thomas
b c1855 d 17DEC1866 Port Sorell TAS <436.66C> i Don Cemetery

 


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