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William TOWNSEND - convict

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Another one. :biggrin:

Title: William Townsend, one of 220 convicts transported on the Batavia, October 1817.
Details: Sentence details: Convicted at Middlesex Gaol Delivery for a term of 7 years on 30 October 1816.
Vessel: Batavia.
Date of Departure: October 1817.
Place of Arrival: New South Wales.
Source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 389 (196)

TOWNSEND, William. Per "Batavia", 1818
1818 Apr 14 On list of convicts disembarked from the "Batavia" and forwarded to Parramatta for distribution (Reel 6006; 4/3498 p.151)
1820 Aug 5 Re permission to marry at Liverpool (Reel 6007; 4/3502 p.187)
1824 Jul 15 Of Mulgoa. Memorial (Fiche 3114; 4/1839B No.993 pp.1271-4)
1824 Jul 30 On list of lands granted and reserved by Sir Thomas Brisbane (Fiche 3269; 9/2740 p.29)

V18202615 3A/1820 TOWNSEND WILLIAM - SUNDERLAND REBECCA CB= CofE St John's Parramatta

TOWNSEND William Batavia 1818 010/1804 5 Feb 1824 Certificate of Freedom [4/4423; Reel 601]

Burial V1848732 33B/1848 TOWNSEND WILLIAM J (ABOUT 60) AGE 60
 

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Bap V18226016 1B/1822 TOWNSEND JOHN - WILLIAM - REBECCA


V185574 43B/1855 TOWNSEND JOHN - PITTIS MARY NR= CofE Carcoar

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Marriages solemnized in the Parish of Carcoar in the County of Bathurst in the Year 1855
No. 13
John Townsend of this Parish Bachelor
Mary Pittis of this Parish Spinster
married in Emu Swamp by License with consent of Parents
3rd day of July 1855 By me P. P. Agnew
Both signed [Pittio?]
Witnesses: ... ? of Emu Swamp, J. B. ... ? of Emu Swamp


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V1838620 22/1838 PITTES MARY - THOMAS - ELIZABETH
V1838820 22/1838 PITTES MARY - THOMAS - ELIZABETH

One of those is an error in the index.

Death 11633/1882 TOWNSEND MARY - THOMAS - ELIZABETH - ORANGE
 
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V1833378 17/1833 PITTES THOMAS - ALLSOP ELIZABETH - CE= CofE Richmond

The trees don't have that marriage or the parents for Mary.
 
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The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)
Monday 16 October 1848

LOST, in the bush at Diamond Swamp, within twenty miles of Bathurst, on the 26th of September, William Townsend, of Kurrajong, was seen on the same day going in the direction of O'Connell's Plains. He was riding an entire bayhorse, branded JJ on both, shoulders, and J on the neck, star in forehead. He had two saddles, blankets, and had no hat, he wore tweed coat and trousers. Any person giving any intelligence to lead to his discovery, or any person finding the horse, and sending word to Mrs. Townsend, Kurrajong, near Richmond, will be handsomely rewarded.
 

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Bathurst Advocate (NSW : 1848 - 1849)
Saturday 4 November 1848

INQUESTS, - On Saturday last, an inquest was held in the neighbourhood of the Fish River, on the body of a man who had found dead in the bush, it was identified as a man named Townsend, living near the Kurryjong; he had been missing nearly a month when the body was found, when first missing, he had with him a horse and two saddles, and when found, the horse was feeding near him, but minus the saddles, and the man was destitute of all clothing, except his shirt. Verdict found dead.
 

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I'm not getting very far with Thomas & Elizabeth.


William Ingle Alsop
marriage: 20 September 1810 All Saints Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
spouse: Mary Whiley

The tree has William I Alsop and Mary's name as Atherley.
 
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V1838620 22/1838 PITTES MARY - THOMAS - ELIZABETH
V1838820 22/1838 PITTES MARY - THOMAS - ELIZABETH

One of those is an error in the index.
Hi Dave

Certainly a couple of issues here... the 2nd & 3rd entries have very close reg. nos. as in your quote.

Mary Pittes
Birth Date: 1838
Father: Thomas Pittes
Mother: Elizabeth
Birth Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1838
Registration Place: Richmond, New South Wales
Volume Number: V1838470 157

Mary Pittes
Birth Date: 1838
Father: Thomas Pittes
Mother: Elizabeth
Birth Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1838
Registration Place: Parramatta, New South Wales
Volume Number: V1838620 22

Mary Pittes
Birth Date: 1838
Father: Thomas Pittes
Mother: Elizabeth
Birth Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1838
Registration Place: Richmond, New South Wales
Volume Number: V1838820 22

Geoff

Edit: Curious that the siblings also have at least 2 entries...
 
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Thanks Geoff.

It's obvious now which one is the error #620.

Remove the first 4 digits which is the year and you get the running sequence number. The next number, 22 in this case, is the Volume. Volumes past 123 are duplicates of previous volumes but no linear connection, eg. Volume 158 is not a copy of Volume 23.
 
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There are few varying trees :biggrin: however, looking at the common factors Elizabeth appears to have 2 brothers, the general consensus is that they were b. NSW, difficult to prove at present...

The eldest, Frederick b. abt. 1810 appears to have a partner/wife and this is a possible offspring:

V1833282 157/1833 ALLSOP MARGARET E FREDERICK CHARLOTTE

This may be his death, but age a little out :rolleyes:

V18541434 41A/1854 ALSOP FREDERIC AGE 47

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There is this marriage:

Ann Paton
Spouse: Frederick Alsop
Marriage Date: 1841
Marriage Place: New South Wales
Registration Place: Richmond, New South Wales
Registration Year: 1841
Volume Number: V C
 

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Thanks Geoff.

Something does not add up with Frederick. He married a Charlotte as per the baptism you found.

It seems Elizabeth remarried and instead of using PITTIS/PITTES:

V1849334 34C/1849 TOWNSEND CHARLES - PITHOUSE ELIZABETH - CE= CofE Richmond
 

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Thanks Geoff.

Something does not add up with Frederick. He married a Charlotte as per the baptism you found.

It seems Elizabeth remarried and instead of using PITTIS/PITTES:

V1849334 34C/1849 TOWNSEND CHARLES - PITHOUSE ELIZABETH - CE= CofE Richmond
Yes, I saw the Townsend mar. but couldn't rationalise it, more so since 2 trees have her b. as Elizabeth Townsend. I think there are a lot of errors in those trees...
 

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Don't know what to make of this..

Mary Atherley
Arrival Date: Jan 1809
Vessel: Arolous
Province: New South Wales
Title: Female
Year(s): 1816
Place of Conviction: Manchester
[Tried 1806]
 

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William Ingle Alsop
marriage: 20 September 1810 All Saints Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
spouse: Mary Whiley

The tree has William I Alsop and Mary's name as Atherley.
Well, it's possible William remarried in Sydney to another Mary, not that I can see a marraige in the index.

At least this one is no problem:

Bap V18268018 1C/1826 TOWNSEND CHARLES - WILLIAM - REBECCA
 

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William ALSOP
Status on Arrival: Convict Ship: Surprise - 1790
Crime: Steal 80 pounds of metal types from a printing office Sentence: 7 years
Tried at: Old Bailey Trial Date: 12 December 1787


That's curious:

Aeolus - 1809 - no Mary ATHERLEY on the list
 

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