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William Cox

William Cox

Male 1811 - 1875  (64 years)Deceased    Has 24 ancestors and 54 descendants in our family tree.


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  • Name William Cox 
    Born 1811  Avening, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Newmarket, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 30y 
    Occupation 6 Jun 1841  Newmarket, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Labourer 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Newmarket, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 40y 
    Address:
    Sch 63, Village 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Newmarket, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Bacon Curer's Labourer 
    Emigration 1859  Horsley, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • William, Sarah and all their children except Elizabeth (who had emigrated the previous year with her family), emigrated to Queensland, Australia aboard the "Shackamaxon". They arrived on 25 November 1859. William gives his occupation as an Agricultural Labourer.
      Into Place: Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia
    COX, William and Family: Arrival in Queensland, Australia
    COX, William and Family: Arrival in Queensland, Australia
    William and his family arrived in Moreton Bay aboard the "Shackamaxon" on 25 November 1859. They, and their fellow travellers, were immediately transferred to the steamer, "Breadalbane" for the short voyage to Brisbane, arriving the following day. This article, marking the arrival of the immigrants, was published in the "Local Intelligence" column, page 2, of The Moreton Bay Courier, on 26 November 1859.
    The 'Shackamaxon' near Liverpool c.1851
    Cox Family: Emigration to Queensland, Australia
    The 'Shackamaxon' sailed from Liverpool taking the Cox family on a voyage to Australia that would have taken about 3 months.
    Died 17 Oct 1875  Spring Hill, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 18 Oct 1875  Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Siblings 11 siblings 
    +1. Robert John Mitchell Cox
              b. 15 Nov 1801, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 20 Jul 1878, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Mary Jones ,  m. 17 Jul 1823
    +2. Harriet Cox
              b. 1803, Avening, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 8 Mar 1895, Lewes, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    Thomas Hunt ,  m. 5 Apr 1827
    +3. George Cox
              b. 1806, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 6 Apr 1899, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    Ann Gillman ,  m. 8 Jul 1827 ;  Eliza King ,  m. 20 May 1839
     4. Ann Cox
              b. 1807, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Mary Cox
              b. 1807, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Jan 1862  (Age 55 years)
    +6. Sarah Cox
              b. 30 Apr 1810, Avening, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1 Dec 1896, Sale, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    William Monger ,  m. 1 Jul 1833
    Married: 1x7. Thomas Cox
              b. 1812, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. Edwin Cox
              b. 1813, Horsley, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 14 Mar 1875, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Sarah Flowers ,  m. 30 Apr 1833
     9. Jane Cox
              b. 1813, Avening, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1824, Avening, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
     10. Eliza Cox
              b. 1817, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +11. Alfred James Cox
              b. 1822, Avening, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 11 Dec 1889, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Sarah Sansom ,  m. 1846
     
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    Person ID I2362  Mitchell Families
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2011 

    Father Ancestors Thomas Cox (ID:I2021)
              b. 26 Jul 1778, Avening, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 16 May 1852, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Ann Mitchell (ID:I2020)
              b. 1776, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 7 Apr 1866, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1800  Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F533  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Turner (ID:I2376)
              b. Cal 1809, Iron Acton, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 5 Aug 1889, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 24 Mar 1833  Horsley, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age at Marriage He was 22 years and 3 months - She was 24 years and 3 months  
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Cox (ID:I16840)
              b. 1835, Horsley, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 22 Jul 1870, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     2. Henry Cox (ID:I16847)
              b. 1835, Horsley, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Bef Nov 1836, Horsley, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     3. Henry Cox (ID:I16841)
              b. 1836, Horsley, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 7 Jul 1907, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. William Cox (ID:I16842)
              b. 1839, Horsley, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 18 Jun 1910, Warwick, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +5. George Cox (ID:I16843)
              b. 9 Feb 1841, Horsley, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 31 Jul 1919, Morayfield, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +6. James Cox (ID:I16844)
              b. 1843, Horsley, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 27 Nov 1880, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     7. Sarah Cox (ID:I16845)
              b. 1846, Horsley, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 6 Oct 1914, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +8. Mary Ann Cox (ID:I16846)
              b. 10 Dec 1848, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 4 Aug 1912, Warwick, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     9. Rosina "Rose" Cox (ID:I16848)
              b. 1854, Horsley, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 17 Apr 1875, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2011 
    Family ID F624  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1811 - Avening, Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Mar 1833 - Horsley, Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 30y - 6 Jun 1841 - Newmarket, Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 6 Jun 1841 - Newmarket, Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 40y,Address:
    Sch 63, Village - 30 Mar 1851 - Newmarket, Gloucestershire, England
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    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Bacon Curer's Labourer - 30 Mar 1851 - Newmarket, Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 1859 - Horsley, Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Oct 1875 - Spring Hill, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 Oct 1875 - Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S6538] Census 1841 Newmarket, Gloucestershire, England HO107362/39/13 (William Cox), (HO107362/39/13).

    2. [S6537] Census 1851 Newmarket, Gloucestershire, England HO107/1967/306/16 (William Cox), (HO107/1967/306/16).

    3. [S6541] Funeral of William Cox, Brisbane Courier (Newspaper), (http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1383106) (Reliability: 3), 18 Apr 2011.