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William Henry Charles WEEKES

Male 1847 - 1922  (75 years)


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  • Name William Henry Charles WEEKES 
    Born 1847  Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Photos? Grave (DSC_0970) 
    Died 10 Aug 1922  Eugowra, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Eugowra Cemetery, Eugowra, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • William Weekes was the grandson of John Grono b. c1762-1767 in Wales, who arrived 26 April, 1799 on HMS Buffalo as boatswain’s mate. This could possible have been a supernumerary position as he was accompanied by his wife and family and was in receipt of a pension on the Chatham Chest after being wounded while serving on HMS Venus. He died 4/5/1847 at his home ‘Grono Park’, Hawkesbury and was buried at Ebenezer.
      On the 20th July, 1790 at Rotherhithe Parish Church, London, he had married Elizabeth Bristow, born c1770, died 7th July, 1848 at ‘Grono Park’, Hawkesbury and was buried Ebenezer. Witnesses to their wedding were Kezie Bristow and Rick Hawes (C. of E. Registry).
      Their eldest child Elizabeth b. 1792 England d, 16th February, 1871 at Pitt Town aged 80 years married on 30th August 18-- at St. Matthews, Windsor David Flartley (Hartley). Their child Ann b.24th December, 1923 at Pitt Town married 12th September, 1842 at ST. James Church, Pitt Town, Charles Weekes who died 14th September, 1855 and was buried St. Peters, Richmond. Their son William Weekes born 1847 at Richmond married on 16th August, a870 Maria Banham (nee Jones) daughter of Lydia Field and John Jones.
      John and Elizabeth Grono’s daughter Maria b. 1//12/1800 at Hawkesbury married on 14/December, 1818 at St. Matthews, Windsor, William Mobbs b.1790 England, son of William Mobbs and Ann Groves, who arrived with his mother, 3 brothers and a sister on Earl Cornwallis on 12/6/1801 to join his father William, who had arrived Sydney 18/5/1796 on “Barwell” on 7 year sentence. William died at pennant Hills on 14th July, 1851 and buried St. Pauls, Carlingford with his wife Maria and sister Ann. Their descendant Thomas William Mobbs married Thyra Lydia Thomas Williamson and can be traced to the Mobbs and Field Family Tree.
    Person ID I2429  The Rawsthorne Family Tree
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2015 

    Father Charles WEEKES,   b. 01 Jan 1817, Bristol, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1855, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Ann HARTLEY,   b. 24 Dec 1823, Pitt Town, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 May 1891, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Family ID F747  Group Sheet

    Family Maria JONES,   b. 28 Oct 1839, Castlereagh, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1919, Belmore, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 16 Aug 1870  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Charles Joseph WEEKES,   b. 17 Oct 1868, Hartley, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jan 1932, Forbes, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. Anna Maria WEEKES,   b. 20 Nov 1871, Isabella River, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1917, Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
     3. Elizabeth WEEKES,   b. 13 Jan 1873, Isabella River, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1895, Forbes, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     4. Albert Cecil WEEKES,   b. 28 Mar 1875, Nyrang Creek, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1964, Eugowra, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     5. Irene Hope WEEKES,   b. 17 Jun 1877, Belubula River, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1893, Eugowra, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     6. Eveline Cecilia WEEKES,   b. 20 Aug 1878, Belubula River, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Emeline WEEKES,   b. 26 Nov 1880, Belubula River, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1898, Cowra, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     8. Phillip Henry WEEKES,   b. 28 Oct 1882, Belubula River, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F629  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
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  • Sources 
    1. [S79] From a Distant Field, Colin Field, Book: Version 3 (Self Published).

    2. [S231] Our Family Roots - "Maria Collits", Gai Rimmer and Lorna Hawkins, (Name: Self Published;).