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William Benjamin SHERWOOD

Male 1826 - 1896  (70 years)


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  • Name William Benjamin SHERWOOD  [1, 2
    Born 1826  Leeds, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Name William Henry SHERWOOD 
    Died 1 Feb 1896  Harrietville, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Harrietville, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Harrietville Cem
    Person ID I5486  Turner Genealogy
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2016 

    Father Benjamin SHERWOOD,   b. 1796 
    Mother Mary BOW 
    Family ID F2569  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Kate Essy KINNA,   b. 16 Aug 1835, Castlecomer, Kilkenny, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1906, Harrietville, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 1857  , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Emma SHERWOOD,   b. 1859, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1944, Euroa, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  []
     2. Benjamin SHERWOOD,   b. 1861,   d. 1873, , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)  []
     3. James SHERWOOD,   b. 1864, Chil, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  []
     4. Mary Helen/Ellen SHERWOOD,   b. 1866,   d. 21 Feb 1953, Malvern, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)  []
     5. William SHERWOOD,   b. 1868, Harrietville, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Fanny SHERWOOD,   b. 1871, Harrietville, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1891, Harrietville, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     7. Henry SHERWOOD,   b. 1873, Harrietville, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1889, Harrietville, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     8. Elizabeth Bowe SHERWOOD,   b. 1875, Harrietville, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1963, , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  []
    Last Modified 21 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F2566  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Sherwood, William and Kate Essy (Kinna)
    Sherwood, William and Kate Essy (Kinna)
    Photo posted on ancestry.com by Robyn Gourlay Machin (machin59). Photo post gives middle name as Henry instead of Benjamin.

    Headstones
    Sherwood Memorial Plaque
    Sherwood Memorial Plaque
    posted 06 Apr 2015 on billiongraves.com by David58

  • Notes 
    • posted on Ancestry.au.com
      "William Henry married Kate Essy Kinna from Castlecomber, County Kilkenny. This was his second wedding. He had been married in Leeds in the Registry Office. His wife had born him a son. They travelled to Australia separately and were lost at sea in a shipwreck off the NSW coast." First wife's name may have been Emma GAMBLE.

  • Sources 
    1. [S284] Victoria Deaths 1836-1985 Transcription, (Name: findmypast.com;), Registration #16669; Emma Lucas.

    2. [S294] Australia, Death Index 1787-1985, (Name: Ancestry.com;), Registration #2245; Mary Helen Houghton.

    3. [S284] Victoria Deaths 1836-1985 Transcription, (Name: findmypast.com;), Registration #2077; William Sherwood.

    4. [S3] billiongraves.com, plaque photo.

    5. [S282] Victoria Marriages 1836-1942 Transcription, (Name: findmypast.com;), Registration #6.