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Frederick Henry Williscroft

Frederick Henry Williscroft

Male 1831 - 1899  (67 years)

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  • Name Frederick Henry Williscroft 
    Frederick Henry Williscroft 1831-1899
    Frederick Henry Williscroft 1831-1899
    Life Story
    Born 5 Dec 1831  Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • death certificate states that Fredrick was born in 1843 at Dale End, Birmingham. There is not a registration of birth between 1837 - 1845
    Christened 6 Jan 1834  St Martin, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 6 Jan 1834  Fisher Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 6 Jan 1843  Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    • appeared in the magistrates court aged 10, for larceny given 3 months imprisonment. He had stolen an umbrella the property of William Phillips. He was tried under the surname Workscroft/Woollscroft
    Residence 27 Feb 1844  Dudley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • at the time of his trial
    Wolverhampton Chronicle and Staffordshire Advertiser 13 March 1844
    Wolverhampton Chronicle and Staffordshire Advertiser 13 March 1844
    Copy of the original article
    Williscroft Parkhurst Boys
    Williscroft Parkhurst Boys
    The story of three boys exiled to Australia in the 1840's
    Newspaper 13 Mar 1844  Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • report of the boys trial appeared in the paper.
    Note 19 Mar 1844  Millbank Prison, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • transferred for WorcestMillbank Prison in London.er Goal to
    Note 15 Apr 1844  Parkhurst Prison, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Frederick was transferred from Millbank Prison with his brother Henry.
    Note 15 Apr 1844  Parkhurst Prison, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Frederick was transferred from Millbrook Prison to Parkhurst with his brother Henry
    Departure 25 Jul 1848  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Sailed aboard the William Ratcliff
    Arrival 12 Nov 1848  Holbart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • arrived aboard the William Ratcliffe which had set sail from Spithead on the 29 July 1848
    Newspaper 2 Dec 1851  Colonial Times, Holbart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • found guilty of pick pocketing on the 27 Nov 1851, was charged on 28 Oct sentenced on the 29th Oct to to be severally transported for 7 years.
    Newspaper 2 Mar 1854  Muddy Plains, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Frederick was apprehended after absconding from an engineering department with a fellow called Inman.
    Newspaper 5 Mar 1854  Holbart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • John Inman and Frederick Woolescroft appeared at the Magistrates Court charged with stealing in the dwelling house of John Baker, sundry wearing apparel. Verdict Both Guilty.
    Newspaper Article
    Newspaper Article
    Departure Abt 1855 
    • Emigrated to New South Wales Australia, death certificate states he had been there for 44 years
    Residence 1861  5 Watchorn Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • Tailor
    Residence 1865  Langley's Lane, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    • sawyer
    Newspaper 14 Jul 1871  Boat Harbour, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • awarded timber licence for hardwood
    Newspaper 22 Dec 1871  Boat Harbour, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    • awarded timber licence for hardwood.
    Newspaper 6 Mar 1873  Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    • awarded a timber licence
    Newspaper 24 Feb 1875  Water, Clarence, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    • Mary Ann charged Frederick with wife desertion
    Residence 16 Dec 1879  Waratah Hotel, William Street South, Paddington, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    • report of theft of linen belonging to Frederick from the stable behind 1 Underwood Street, Paddington. Frederick’s address was the Waratah Hotel, William Street South, Paddington.
    Newspaper 23 Jul 1880  Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    • awarded a general timber licence
    Newspaper 13 Apr 1882  Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    • charged with using threatening behaviour towards his wife
    Newspaper 5 Jul 1882  Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [23
    • Sydney.-A warrant where a summons has been disobeyed has been issued by the Water Police Bench for the arrest of Frederick Willscroft, charged with being drunk and disorderly in " Garry Owen Hotel," Balmain. He is about 49 years of age, 5 feet 9 or 10 inches high, dark complexion, dark-brown hair and moustache, otherwise clean-shaved ; dressed in black frock coat, dark tweed trousers and vest, and bard black felt hat.
    Newspaper 19 Sep 1883  Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [24
    • warrant isssued for the arrest of Frederick for deserting his child Michael Carthora aged 5 years
    Newspaper 10 Oct 1883  Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [25
    • Arrested by the Sydney Police and ordered to pay 10s per week for 12 months for the care of his son Michael
    Occupation
    • labourer
    Died 28 Apr 1899  Hospital for the Insane, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [26, 27
    • cause of death senile decay and cerebal disease
    Death Announcement
    Death Announcement
    Copy of original newspaper article
    Buried 30 Apr 1899  Church of England Cemetery, Rookwood, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [27
    • Sect T No 2356
    Person ID I230  Williscroft | The descendants of John Williscroft and Elizabeth Yates
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2018 

    Father Joseph Williscroft,   b. 1809, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1857, Cheapside, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Jackson,   b. 1814, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1884, 95 Fisher Square, Dennistown, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 1 Nov 1830  St Peter & St Paul, Aston, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F30  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann O’Keefe,   b. Abt 1840,   d. 1 Jul 1919, Orange Street, Randwick, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 1862  Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [28, 29
    Children 
    +1. Honora Mary Williscroft,   b. 1863, Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1929, 290 Palmer Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +2. Stephen Joseph Williscroft,   b. 1866, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1899, 17 Little Napier Street, Paddington, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
    +3. Eliza Ellen Williscroft,   b. 1870, Macleay River, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1934, 3 Picton Street, Mascot, Cook, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     4. Ellen (Elinor) Ann Williscroft,   b. 1874, Waterloo, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1899, Avoca Street, Ranwick, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    +5. Michael Carthona Williscroft,   b. 1876, Paddington, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1960, 6 Strachan Street, Kingsford, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     6. Sydney G Williscroft,   b. 1878, Paddington, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1878, Paddington, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. Jane Williscroft,   b. Bef 1892,   d. 1892, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 0 years)
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F1434  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Dec 1831 - Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 6 Jan 1834 - St Martin, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 6 Jan 1834 - Fisher Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 6 Jan 1843 - Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 27 Feb 1844 - Dudley, Worcestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNote - 19 Mar 1844 - Millbank Prison, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNote - 15 Apr 1844 - Parkhurst Prison, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNote - 15 Apr 1844 - Parkhurst Prison, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeparture - 25 Jul 1848 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - 12 Nov 1848 - Holbart, Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 2 Dec 1851 - Colonial Times, Holbart, Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 5 Mar 1854 - Holbart, Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - 5 Watchorn Street, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1862 - Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1865 - Langley's Lane, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 14 Jul 1871 - Boat Harbour, Sydney, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 22 Dec 1871 - Boat Harbour, Sydney, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 6 Mar 1873 - Sydney, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 24 Feb 1875 - Water, Clarence, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 23 Jul 1880 - Sydney, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 13 Apr 1882 - Sydney, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 5 Jul 1882 - Sydney, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 19 Sep 1883 - Sydney, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 10 Oct 1883 - Sydney, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Apr 1899 - Hospital for the Insane, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 30 Apr 1899 - Church of England Cemetery, Rookwood, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents 2 Documents

  • Sources 
    1. [S110] Birmingham, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812.

    2. [S252] Criminal Registers, 1791-1892, England & Wales, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2009. This collection was indexed by Ancestry World Archives Project contributors.), Class: HO 27; Piece: 71; Page: 313.

    3. [S12] Newspaper Article, Birmingham Journal 14 January 1843,p6.

    4. [S12] Newspaper Article, Aris's Birmingham Gazette 09 January 1843, p2.

    5. [S252] Criminal Registers, 1791-1892, England & Wales, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2009. This collection was indexed by Ancestry World Archives Project contributors.).

    6. [S12] Newspaper Article, Wolverhampton Chronicle and Staffordshire Advertiser 13 March 1844.

    7. [S690] England & Wales, Crime, Prisons & Punishment, 1770-1935 , ((database online)findmypast.co.uk), HO13-Source Correspondence and Warrants-Piece number 84-Page number 165.

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    10. [S1035] Parliamentary Papers, Volume 43, (Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons-H.M. Stationery Office, 1849), page 131.

    11. [S12] Newspaper Article.

    12. [S12] Newspaper Article, The Tasmanian Colonist (Hobart Town, Tas. - 1851 - 1855) Thu 2 Mar 1854 Page 3 .

    13. [S12] Newspaper Article, Colonial Times (Hobart, Tas. : 1828 - 1857) Thursday 9 March 1854 p 3 Article.

    14. [S464] Tasmanian Archives and Heritage Office, Hobart. Tasmania, Australia, Holbart Town Gazette 1861 (https://linctas.ent.sirsidynix.net.au/client/en_AU/all/search/results?qu=holbart&qu=gazette&qu=1861).

    15. [S134] Sands Directories: Sydney and New South Wales, Australia, 1861-1933, (Ancestry.com [database on-line]ProvoUTUSA, Ancestry.com [database on-line]).

    16. [S804] New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900, ((database online) http://trove.nla.gov.au/), Fri 14 Jul 1871 [Issue No.175 (SUPPLEMENT)] Page 1561 TIMBER LICENSES.

    17. [S804] New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900, ((database online) http://trove.nla.gov.au/), Fri 22 Dec 1871 [Issue No.309 (SUPPLEMENT)] Page 2900 .

    18. [S804] New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900, ((database online) http://trove.nla.gov.au/), Thu 6 Mar 1873 [Issue No.53 (SUPPLEMENT)] Page 697 TIMBER AND OTHER LICENSES.

    19. [S159] New South Wales Police Gazette 1854-1930, ( [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010), 24 Feb 1875.

    20. [S159] New South Wales Police Gazette 1854-1930, ( [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010), 24 December 1879, p471.

    21. [S804] New South Wales Government Gazette (Sydney, NSW : 1832 - 1900, ((database online) http://trove.nla.gov.au/), Fri 23 Jul 1880 [Issue No.297 (SUPPLEMENT)] Page 3829 TIMBER AND OTHER LICENSES.

    22. [S159] New South Wales Police Gazette 1854-1930, ( [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010), 31 May 1882 p208.

    23. [S159] New South Wales Police Gazette 1854-1930, ( [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010), 5 Jul 1882, p265.

    24. [S12] Newspaper Article, NSW Police Gazette 19 Sep 1883 p365.

    25. [S12] Newspaper Article, NSW Police Gazette 10 Oct 1883 p 392.

    26. [S12] Newspaper Article, Australian Town and Country Journal (NSW : 1870 - 1907), Saturday 26 August 1899, page 20.

    27. [S163] Death Certificate - Original.

    28. [S139] The Family Tree of Frederick Williscroft, New South Wales, Australia, Recipient: J Dixon, Author Address: Gracevalee, 30 Dubbo Road, Wellington, NSW 2820, Australia, Helen Ryan, (1998).

    29. [S140] NSW Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages, (http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/Pages/family-history/family-history.aspx), Cert No 18517.