Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Helen WILLIAMSONAge: 9018361926

Name
Helen WILLIAMSON
Given names
Helen
Surname
WILLIAMSON
Also known as
Ellen WILLIAMSON
Married name
Helen TUDOR
Birth about 1836 35 35
Birth of a sisterMary WILLIAMSON
January 8, 1838 (Age 2)
Migration
Embarked for Port Jackson on board the "Hero of Malown"
February 7, 1841 (Age 5)
Immigration November 21, 1841 (Age 5)
Note:

On board the "Hero of Malown" with her parents and six siblings.

The "Hero of Malown" sailed from London on 14 July 1841, under the command of Captain Christian Jackson. The vessel was under charter to the Australian Agricultural Company, and most of the passengers were contracted to work for the AA Co. The Company held the monopoly to the great coal seams under their new settlement at Newcastle, and had contracted these Fifeshire miners to work their holdings. Experienced miners from the parish of Cupar had been employed by the AA Co. agent Robert Taylor. The vessel arrived at Port Jackson (Sydney) on 21 November 1841, with 33 passengers, all coal miners and their families.

Name Surname Trade or Office Age Family / Remarks Intermediate James William Graham Overman 23 Steerage Thomas Hean / Fergan Collier 36 Wife James Lindsay Collier 24 Wife & Daughter Alexander Miller Collier 23 Wife, 2 Sons, Daughter David Miller Collier 24 Wife & Son Andrew Peattie Collier 19 William Ritchie Collier 22 David Simpson Collier 19 John Simpson was his brother John Simpson Collier 20 Wife John Smith Collier 26 Wife & 3 Daughters Robert Williamson Collier 36 Wife, 2 Sons, 5 Daughters

Birth of a brotherSimpson WILLIAMSON
about 1842 (Age 6)
Marriage of a half-siblingJames WEBSTERAnn “Annie” McINTOSHView this family
May 22, 1842 (Age 6)
Birth of a brotherWalter “Watty” WILLIAMSON
April 23, 1846 (Age 10)
Citation details: V1846547 55/1846 WILLIAMSON WALTER ROBERT ELLEN
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Marriage of a half-siblingRobert DONALDSONAnn WEBSTERView this family
Type: Religious marriage
about 1848 (Age 12)
Address: Wesleyan Methodist at Maitland or West Maitland
Citation details: V1848123 84/1848 DONALDSON ROBERT WEBSTER ANN IK
Marriage of a siblingDavid WILLIAMSONEliza Rebecca COOPERView this family
Type: Religious marriage
December 9, 1850 (Age 14)
Address: Christ Church 46 Newcomen Street Newcastle NSW
Citation details: V1850722 36B/1850 WILLIAMSON DAVID COOPER ELIZA R CH

Early Newcastle with Christ Church in background
Early Newcastle with Christ Church in background

Note: A virtual exhibition of the original held in Australia in 1995 to celebrate womens' activities and creativity. A link to the virtual exhibition is here.

Religious marriageThomas TUDORView this family
July 21, 1854 (Age 18)
Address: Christ Church 46 Newcomen Street Newcastle NSW
Citation details: V1854409 41B/1854 TUDOR THOMAS WILLIAMSON ELLEN CH
Early Newcastle with Christ Church in background
Early Newcastle with Christ Church in background

Note: A virtual exhibition of the original held in Australia in 1995 to celebrate womens' activities and creativity. A link to the virtual exhibition is here.


Marriage of a siblingEnoch DAVIESCatherine WILLIAMSONView this family
September 13, 1854 (Age 18)
Citation details: V1854871 81/1854 DAVIES ENOCH WILLIAMSON CATHERINE JF
Birth of a daughter
#1
Helen TUDOR
about 1855 (Age 19)
Citation details: V18551629 42A/1855 TUDOR HELEN THOMAS HELEN
Marriage of a siblingEnoch BAILEYMary WILLIAMSONView this family
Type: Religious marriage
July 28, 1855 (Age 19)
Address: Presbyterian
Citation details: V1855528 82/1855 BAILEY ENOCH WILLIAMSON MARY JF
Birth of a daughter
#2
Mary TUDOR
about 1856 (Age 20)
Citation details: 6235/1856 TUDOR MARY THOMAS HELEN NEWCASTLE
Marriage of a siblingRobert WILLIAMSONElizabeth “Betsy” SALISBURYView this family
August 24, 1857 (Age 21)
Citation details: 2274/1857 WILLIAMSON ROBERT SALISBURY ELIZABETH NEWCASTLE
Birth of a son
#3
Thomas TUDOR
about 1858 (Age 22)
Citation details: 10019/1858 TUDOR THOMAS THOMAS HELEN NEWCASTLE
Death of a sonThomas TUDOR
about 1860 (Age 24)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 4996/1860 TUDOR THOMAS THOMAS ELLEN NEWCASTLE
Marriage of a siblingWalter “Watty” WILLIAMSONMary Ann GREGORYView this family
Type: Religious marriage
October 10, 1866 (Age 30)
Address: Primitive Methodist Church
Citation details: 2706/1866 WILLIAMSON WALTER GREGORY MARY A NEWCASTLE
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 79
Death of a half-brotherJames WEBSTER
October 12, 1872 (Age 36)
Address: Perkin Street Newcastle NSW
Cause: Prostatic Calculus
Burial of a half-brotherJames WEBSTER
October 13, 1872 (Age 36)
Cemetery: Presbyterian HS Point
Death of a fatherRobert WILLIAMSON
March 16, 1877 (Age 41)
Address: A.A. Company pit
Cause: Mine accident
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 75
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 7153/1877 WILLIAMSON ROBERT AGE 76 YEARS DIED NEWCASTLE NEWCASTLE
Note:

The following account of the accident was given by James Reid at the inquest held at the Duke of Edinburgh Hotel, The Junction, before the District Coroner:

"I had been gone about five minutes when I heard the deceased shouting. I immediately ran to his assistance, and found him in his bord, lying on his face with a huge lump of coal lying across his body; he seemed to have been filling a skip at the time the coal fell; I spoke to the deceased, but got no answer; David Griffiths, who followed me into the deceased bord, helped me to extricate the deceased by removing the coal from off him; he was then very weak and unable to speak; we then removed him to the top of the pit, but he died whilst we were putting him into the skip to remove him ..."

The Newcastle Morning Herald of 17 March 1877 remarked that Robert Williamson "was about seventy-seven years of age, one of the A.A. Company's oldest servants ... many of the family are now occupying respectable positions in the city, and he has a large connection throughout the district."

Death of a motherEllen LINDSAY
June 18, 1885 (Age 49)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 12969/1885 WILLIAMSON HELEN JAMES DIED NEWCASTLE NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: questionable evidence
Note: The reference to her NSW Death Index may be incorrect as her father's name is registered as James when it is believed that her father's name was John.
Death of a husbandThomas TUDOR
about 1897 (Age 61)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 8389/1897 TUDOR THOMAS MOSES MARY HAMILTON
Death of a brotherRobert WILLIAMSON
about 1897 (Age 61)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3753/1897 WILLIAMSON ROBERT ROBERT ELLEN ADAMSTOWN
Death of a brotherDavid WILLIAMSON
November 22, 1902 (Age 66)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 15047/1902 WILLIAMSON DAVID ROBERT ELLEN NEWTOWN
Death of a sisterCatherine WILLIAMSON
August 1, 1915 (Age 79)
Address: Clarence Road New Lambton NSW
Death of a brotherWalter “Watty” WILLIAMSON
November 3, 1924 (Age 88)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 17562/1924 WILLIAMSON WALTER ROBERT ACLEN MEREWETHER
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Note: I think the name Aclen is an error in transcribing Ellen. I can only speculate on the name of Robert.
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Death August 3, 1926 (Age 90)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 12503/1926 TUDOR ELLEN ROBERT ELLEN HAMILTON
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 18, 1830Lower Largo, Scotland, United Kingdom
11 months
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
3 years
herself
2 years
younger sister
5 years
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
Mother’s family with David WEBSTER - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: Newburgh, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom
half-brother
3 years
half-brother
5 years
half-sister
3 years
half-sister
Family with Thomas TUDOR - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: July 21, 1854Newcastle, , New South Wales, Australia
17 months
daughter
2 years
daughter
3 years
son
Thomas TUDOR
Birth: about 1858 22Newcastle, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1860Newcastle, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthWilliamson Family Group Sheet
MarriageWilliamson Family Group Sheet
MarriageMarriages registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: V1854409 41B/1854 TUDOR THOMAS WILLIAMSON ELLEN CH
DeathWilliamson Family Group Sheet
DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 12503/1926 TUDOR ELLEN ROBERT ELLEN HAMILTON