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George Wakeford (1839 - 1891)

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George Wakeford
Born in Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdommap
Husband of — married 1860 in Glebe, New South Wales, Australiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australiamap
Profile last modified 14 Jun 2019 | Created 24 Dec 2016
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Biography

George Wakeford was christened 07 July 1839 at St. Mary's, Southampton, Hampshire, England. His parents were William Wakeford & Maria (Jennings) Wakeford. [1]

George Wakeford married Ellen Smyth in 1860 at Glebe, New South Wales, Austrlaia. [2]

George Wakeford passed away 13 August 1891 at Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia. [3]

Death Notice
"Family Notices" The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) 20 August 1891
WAKEFORD.—August 13, at Queanbeyan; George Wakeford, of Sydney, contractor, in his 52nd year, suddenly.

Research Notes

"LOCAL NEWS." Illawarra Mercury (Wollongong, NSW : 1856 - 1950) 27 June 1876
George Wakeford, manager for his brother at Kiama, stated .....

There was some thought that George was born in 1827, however the christening date matches what his date of birth would be from the information in the newspaper death notice (age 52 in 1891 = born in 1839).

Sources

  1. Christening: "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J72W-Q1Q : 30 December 2014), William Wakeford in entry for George Wakeford, 07 Jul 1839; citing Southampton, Hampshire, England, reference 231; FHL microfilm 1,596,362.
  2. Marriage: NSW BDM Index 960/1860 WAKEFORD GEORGE married SMYTH ELLEN (Reg.GLEBE)
  3. Death: NSW BDM Index 12779/1891 WAKEFORD GEORGE (parents) WILLIAM & MARIA (Reg. QUEANBEYAN)

See also:

  • Christening George Wakeford christened 07 July 1839 at St. Mary's, Southampton, Hampshire, England; Father's Name: William Wakeford; Mother's Name: Maria; "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J72W-Q1Q : 30 December 2014), William Wakeford in entry for George Wakeford, 07 Jul 1839; citing Southampton, Hampshire, England, reference 231; FHL microfilm 1,596,362.
  • Marriage NSW BDM Index 960/1860 WAKEFORD GEORGE married SMYTH ELLEN (Reg. GLEBE)
  • Death: NSW BDM Index 12779/1891 WAKEFORD GEORGE (parents) WILLIAM & MARIA (Reg. QUEANBEYAN)


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