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William Fetherston

Male 1852 - 1925  (72 years)


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  • Name William Fetherston  [1, 2, 3
    Born 30 Jan 1852  Carne, Mayne, Co Westmeath, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 20 Feb 1853  Mayne, Co Westmeath, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Religion Aft 20 Feb 1853  [1, 3
    Church of England 
    Immigration Abt 1872  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • From Ireland to England
    Immigration 1875  [2, 3, 5
    • From London to Melbourne on the 'Great Britain', travelling with hisbrother Richard and Ibelieve a MacCullagh relative.
    Occupation 1875  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Trader 
    Emigration 20 Oct 1875  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    • Age: 23
    Residence 1910  Everton Road, Strathfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1925  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Draper 
    Reference Number 63539 
    Residence 1925  Everton Rd, Strathfield, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Died 20 Jan 1925  Mental Hospital, Ermington & Rydalmere, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8, 9
    • Chronic Interstitial Myocaeditis at 71 years old.
    Buried 21 Jan 1925  Church of England Cemetery, Field of Mars, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 10
    Person ID I63539  Featherstone Main
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2016 

    Father William Fetherston,   b. Abt 1815, Co Westmeath, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1878, Carne, Co Westmeath, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Sarah Holmes,   b. Bef 08 Jul 1827, Carne, Co Westmeath, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1912, Carne Cottage, 18 Prospect Rd, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 85 years) 
    Married 23 Oct 1847  Mayne, Co Westmeath, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Family ID F18477  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    William Fetherston 1853-1925

  • Sources 
    1. [S2097] The NSW Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages.

    2. [S2104] Victoria, Australia, Assisted and Unassisted Passe, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc.;), Series: VPRS 7666; Series Title: Inward Overseas Passenger Lists(BritishPorts) [Microfiche Copy of VPRS 947].

    3. [S2090] Featherstone Society Member 322 Marie Davison, Marie Davison, (Aug 2015).

    4. [S2116] Church of Ireland - Castlepollard Union of Churche, Research probided by Michael Conlon of Castlepollard 2007, Research provided by Michael Conlon of Castlepollard.

    5. [S2119] Passenger List 'Great Britain' 1875, Passenger List 'Great Britain' London to Melbourne arriving 20 Oct1875.

    6. [S2090] Featherstone Society Member 322 Marie Davison, Marie Davison, (Aug 2015), Immigrated on the ship 'Great Britain' that arrived from London toMelbourne on 20 Oct 1875 with brother Richard & cousin Henry JamesMacCullagh.

    7. [S2090] Featherstone Society Member 322 Marie Davison, Marie Davison, (Aug 2015), William was a Draper. He did not marry. In 1925 he had been in NSW abt.50 years, and in Queensland for 3 years. This means that he emmigratedc. 1872, at about 18 years of age.

    8. [S2090] Featherstone Society Member 322 Marie Davison, Marie Davison, (Aug 2015), He died at 71 years old. I have a copy of William's Death Certificate.The informant was a clerk at the hospital, his death was registered atRyde. Witnesses of his death were J. Morris and W. H.Roberts.

    9. [S2110] NSW Births, Deaths and Marriage Registry, William Fetherston Death Certificate 1925.

    10. [S2097] The NSW Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages, NSW rego. no. 2949/1925.

    11. [S2109] Research provided by Michael Conlon of Castlepolla, Church of Ireland - Castlepollard Union of Parishes.

    12. [S2090] Featherstone Society Member 322 Marie Davison, Marie Davison, (Aug 2015), On Oct 23 1847 William Fetherston of Carne whose father wasMichael,married Sarah Holmes of Carne whose father was Richard,witnesses were Benjamin Lloyd and Richard Holmes.