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Private Frederick Wells (1811.........1876.)

Back To . . . 96th Foot Manchester Regiment.

  • Born : 1811
  • Where Born : London
  • Occupation :  Soldier / Miner
  • Date Arrived : 12 Dec 1840
  • Ship Arrived on : Egyptian
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Date of Enlistment :
  • Regimental # : 879
  • Where Enlisted :
  • Date of Discharge :
  • Where Discharged :
  • Died :  3 Sep 1876
  • Where Died / Buried :   Guildford / Campbellís Creek Cemetery in Victoria
  • Parents Names : Sarah Connell
  • Spouse's Name : LLOYD Sarah Louis
  • Date Married :  1840
  • Where Married : Wigan, Lancashire, England
  • Born : c.1821
  • Where Born : England
  • Occupation :
  • Date Arrived : 12 Dec 1840
  • Ship Arrived on : Egyptian
  • Died : 1851
  • Where Died / Buried : Hobart Tasmania
  • Spouse 's Parents :
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  •  WELLS, Sarah Louis CD 938808 Death
    Sex: Female
    Age at Death: 31
    Death Date: 09 Aug 1851
    Reg Year: 1851 Reg State: Tasmania
    Ref Number: 872

    Descendants
    Some information was kindly supplied by  Maree Devine m.devine@lsames.com;
    Some information was kindly supplied by Stan Anderson E-mail address Stan.Anderson@roads.vic.gov.au
     
    Area Settled :
    Tasmania. & Victoria.
     
    Children :
     
    Richard Thomas(  b.1841-1923) married Agnes McKay;
    WELLS, Richard Thomas CB 2159084 Birth
    Sex: Male Father: Frederick
    Mother: Sarah (1) 
    Event Date: 09 May 1841
    Reg Year: 1841 Reg State: Tasmania
    Ref Number: 1452
    WELLS, Richard Thomas CM 1023476 Age: 23 Marriage
    Spouse: MCKAY, Agnes Age: 21
    Marriage Date: 30 Mar 1865
    Reg Year: 1865 Reg State: Tasmania
    Ref Number: 215  (1) 
     
    Emma 1842-1907 married Alfred Fox;
    WELLS, Emma CM 1023055 Marriage
    Spouse: FOX, Alfred
    Marriage Place: Hobart
    Reg Year: 1868 Reg State: Victoria
    Ref Number: 2413 (1) 
    WELLS, Emma CB 2158076 Birth
    Father: Frederick
    Mother: Lloyd Sarah Louis
    Event Place: Durh
    Reg Year: 1884 Reg State: Victoria
    Ref Number: 8922  (1) 
     
    Mary 1844- married Edwin Fox;
    WELLS, Mary CB 2158882 Birth
    Sex: Female Father: Frederick
    Mother: Sarah
    Event Date: 27 Jul 1844
    Reg Year: 1844 Reg State: Tasmania
    Ref Number: 329  (1) 
    WELLS, Mary CM 1023389 Marriage
    Spouse: FOX, Edwin
    Reg Year: 1862 Reg State: Victoria
    Ref Number: 3230  (1) 
     
    Elizabeth 1846-1872 married John Rickard;
     
    Louisa 1848-1928 married John Martin Knuckey   & Thomas Cowley;
    WELLS, Louisa CC 2158751 Christening
    Sex: Female Father: Frederick
    Mother: Sarah 
    Event Date: 13 Nov 1848
    Reg Year: 1851 Reg State: Tasmania
    Ref Number: 3819  (1) 
    WELLS, Louisa CM 1023340 Marriage
    Spouse: KNUCKEY, John Martin
    Marriage Place: Hobart Town
    Reg Year: 1866 Reg State: Victoria
    Ref Number: 1118  (1) 
     
    Harriet 1850-1851.
     
     

    History & Achievements :

    Private Frederick Wells arrived in Australia as part of the 96th Regiment. He was one of the 29 soldiers who were transferred to Tasmania arriving in Hobart Town in December of 1840. The ship in which they sailed was known as the "Egyptian"
    Sarah died in 1851 with their youngest child of 14 months passing a way soon after. Following his loss
    Frederick moved to Victoria about 1865 and died in 1876.
     
    References
     (1)  Australian Vital Record Series 1788 - 1905 Discs 1 to 4

    (N>L)  National Library Canberra

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