Northern Irish & Northern English Roots: JACKSONs & ODDIES & BROWNES & others

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  • ID: I1826
  • Name: Henry WILSON
  • Given Name: Henry
  • Surname: Wilson
  • Prefix: Capt. 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1817 in Bradford, Yorkshire
  • Death: 26 Dec 1891 in "Carn Brae", Southsea, Hampshire
  • Event: Birth
  • Note:
    It is likely that his parents were part of the 1820 Settler s: I am basing his birthdate on this supposition. It is als o possible that he was part of this family:
    Thomas Willson 35. Architect. (deserted his group soon a fter arriving in Albany)
    Wife Mary Ann 30.
    Percy Willson, 9,
    Douglas Willson, 6,
    Thomas Willson, 4.
  • Event: Death
  • Note:
    2015 July 26 email from Mark Sherbrooke.
    Annie Buncher WILSON died 11 Oct 1903 at her daughter's hom e "Constantia" in Petersfield, Hampshire. Henry WILSON die d 26 Dec 1891 at his home "Carn Brae" in Southsea, Hampshir e.
    1817, born Bradford Yorkshire
    ?, went to sea in the Merchant service. Ships he captaine d included NUTCUT, and FORTITUDE
    1845, married Annie PARKE. His profession on the marriag e record is "master mariner".
    1848, appointed Assistant Port Captain of Table Bay
    1862, appointed Port Captain of Table Bay
    1878 Retired
    1882-87, resident of Larg's Bay, South Australia, Superinte ndant of Larg's Bay Pier
    1891, died Southsea, Hampshire

    As Deputy Port Captain and Port Captain of Table Bay he mus t have met many prominent people even if only briefly. Inde ed he met Prince Albert (2nd son of Victoria), who visite d Cape Town in 1860 at the age of 16 to inaugurate the Tabl e Bay breakwater and again in 1870 for the naming ceremony

  • _UID: BBE0CC0814BD4768B9FF1F5B4BC36B54EEBE
  • Change Date: 10 Aug 2015 at 08:22
  • Note: Of the Mercantile Marine

    Marriage 1 Anne Buncher PARKE b: 3 Oct 1815 in possibly India House, London c: 1822 in St Mary, Rotherhithe, London, England
    • Married: 14 Jun 1845 in St.Paulís Church, Rondebosch, South Africa
    • Event: News
    • Note:
      South African Commercial Advertiser
      MARRIAGE. June 14, 1845 [By Special Licence]. In St.Paul' s Church, Rondebosch on Tuesday 10th June by the Rev J Fr y AM. Capt. Henry WILSON to Miss Ann Buncher PARKE.
    • Change Date: 22 Mar 2016
    1. Has No Children Harriet WILSON
    2. Has No Children Harry Philip WILSON

    1. Abbrev: Miscellaneous
      Title: Miscellaneous
      Quality: 3
      Text: According to an email from Edward Walthew, the WILSONs an d PARKEs bothemigrated in 1819.
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