William GUMBLETON


Name: William GUMBLETON  O2003 
Born: ca. 1799  Ireland, Ireland, Ireland
Parents:    
Died:18 Mar 1854  
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Spouse 1Margaret MURPHY
Child 1 O0003 Mary GUMBLETON ca. 1819
Child 2 O0002 Alice GUMBLETON ca. 1821
Child 3 P2002 Edward GUMBLETON ca. 1824
Child 4 O2004 William GUMBLETON ca. 1829
Child 5 O2002 John GUMBLETON ca. 1833
Child 6 P0013 Margaret GUMBLETON ca. 1835
Child 7 P2106 Michael GUMBLETON 1840
William Gumbleton was born in 1799 in Ireland. He married Margaret Murphy and they had seven children.

In 1837 the family emigrated to Australia. They travelled on the Lady McNaughton (alias Lady McNaghten) which left Cork on 5 Nov 1836 and arrived in Sydney on 26 Feb 1837. The ship was quarantined until 10 May 1837 at North Head Quarantine Station. Approx 56 children died from measles and a further 50 or so passengers are reported to have died from typhus.

An 1842 list of citizens in the Phillip's Ward in the city of Sydney includes William Gumbleton with a house in Gouldburn Street.

In 1854, William died intestate in Bathhurst, NSW, and his widow applied for letters of administration. These were granted in 1854. 

DateEventPlaceReference
26 Feb 1837 NSW Index to Miscellaneous Immigrants New South Wales, Australia View details
16 Sep 1842 The Sydney Morning Herald, 1842 Sydney, NSW View details
24 Mar 1854 New South Wales Government Gazette Bathurst, NSW View details
16 Aug 1854 Administration of William Gumbleton, 1854 View details


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