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William LAWS

William LAWS

Male Abt 1820 - 1882  (~ 62 years)

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  • Name William LAWS 
    Born Abt Sep 1820 Northfleet, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 15 Sep 1820 Northfleet, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Certificate 17 Jul 1845 The Scots Church, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  – Marriage
    • The Scots Church Sydney by Rev. Dr.Lang
    Certificate 17 Jul 1857 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4]  – Informant for son William Henry Birth
    Laws William Henry 1857 Birth Trans
    Address 20 Dec 1859 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Listed as South Head Road on birth certificate of his son William Thomas in 1859.
    Certificate 20 Dec 1859 Old South Head Road, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6]  – Listed as father on son William Thomas, Birth
    Laws William Thomas 1859 birth trans
    Occupation 20 Dec 1859 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5]  – Butcher
    • on birth certificate of his son William Thomas.
    Occupation 1863 90 South Head Road, Vaucluse, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7]  – Butcher
    Newspaper 31 Mar 1879 27 Little Dowling Street, Paddington, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8]  – Funeral of grand daughter Cordelia
    • THE FRIENDS of Mr. ALFRED A. FREEMAN are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of his late beloved DAUGHTER, Cordelia Honour ; to move from his resi-
      dence, 27, Dowling-street, Paddington, THIS (Monday) AFTERNOON, at 3 o'clock, to Waverley Cemetery. C. KINSELA and SONS, 118, Oxfold-street, near Crown-street, and 737, George-st. 
      THE FRIENDS of Mr. WILLIAM LAWS are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of his late beloved  GRAND-DAUGHTER, Cordelia H. Freeman ; to move from her
      parents' residence, 27, Dowling-st., Paddington, THIS (Monday) AFTERNOON, at 3 o'clock to Waverley Cemetery. C. KINSELA and SONS, 118, Oxford-st., near Crown-st., and 737, George-st.
    Certificate 25 Aug 1882 Jesmond Street, Surrey Hills, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9]  – Spouse on wife's Death Transcript
    • Children of marriage: Mary Ann (Thornton), Ester Jane (Chapman), Cordelia Bott (Freeman), William Thomas, Sydney Phillip, 2 males, 1 female deceased.
    Laws Honor 1882 Death Trans
    Newspaper 26 Aug 1882 10 Jesmond Street, Surry Hills. New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10]  – Funeral
    Laws Honor 1882 Funeral article13521848-5-002
    Address 13 Dec 1882 Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Place of death on death certificate: 2 Thomson St., Darlinghurst.
    Certificate 13 Dec 1882 2 Thomson Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11]  – Death
    Laws William 1882 Death Trans
    Died 13 Dec 1882 Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Buried 14 Dec 1882 Waverley Cemetery, St Thomas Street, Bronte New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Newspaper 30 Dec 1882 2 Thomson Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [15]  – Death notice
    • LAWS.-December 13, at the residence of his son-in-law. Henry
      Chapman, No. 2, Thomson-street, William Laws, butcher, late
      of Oxford-street, aged 62
    Laws Wm 1882 Death article28378371-6-002
    Person ID I63 Turner
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2014 

    Father William LAWS,   b. Abt Jan 1801, Folkestone, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1838, Malling, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Mother Mary Anne HIGHT,   b. 26 Sep 1800, Folkestone, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1876, Elham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 20 Jan 1819 Folkestone, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17, 18
    Family ID F35 Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Honor "Hannah" ANDERSON,   b. Abt Jul 1825, Reed, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1882, Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Married 17 Jul 1845 The Scots Church, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [19, 20, 21
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann LAWS,   b. 9 Mar 1847, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1921, Waverley, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Hester Jane "Ester" LAWS,   b. 1849, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1927, Woollahara, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Unknown LAWS,   b. Abt 1851, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1882, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)
     4. William R. R. LAWS,   b. 1853, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1859, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     5. Cordelia Bott LAWS,   b. 1855, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1915, 24 Prospect Street, Moore Park, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     6. William Henry LAWS,   b. 1857, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1857, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. William Thomas LAWS,   b. 20 Dec 1859, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1912, Kensington, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     8. Sydney Philip LAWS,   b. 1862, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1912, Manly, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F26 Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt Sep 1820 - Northfleet, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 15 Sep 1820 - Northfleet, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCertificate - Marriage - 17 Jul 1845 - The Scots Church, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Jul 1845 - The Scots Church, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCertificate - Informant for son William Henry Birth - 17 Jul 1857 - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAddress - 20 Dec 1859 - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCertificate - Listed as father on son William Thomas, Birth - 20 Dec 1859 - Old South Head Road, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Butcher - 20 Dec 1859 - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Butcher - 1863 - 90 South Head Road, Vaucluse, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Funeral of grand daughter Cordelia - 31 Mar 1879 - 27 Little Dowling Street, Paddington, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCertificate - Spouse on wife's Death Transcript - 25 Aug 1882 - Jesmond Street, Surrey Hills, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Funeral - 26 Aug 1882 - 10 Jesmond Street, Surry Hills. New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAddress - 13 Dec 1882 - Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCertificate - Death - 13 Dec 1882 - 2 Thomson Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Dec 1882 - Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 Dec 1882 - Waverley Cemetery, St Thomas Street, Bronte New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Death notice - 30 Dec 1882 - 2 Thomson Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S33] Vital Records Index - British Isles, Church of the Latter Day Saints, FHL Number 1469436 (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S408] England & Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906, Name: William Laws
      Gender: Male
      Christening Date: 15 Sep 1820
      Christening Place: Northfleet, Kent, England
      Father's Name: William Laws
      Mother's name: Mary (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S115] British Vital Index, From the British Vitals Index:
      LAWS, William - Christening
      Sex: Male
      Christening Date: 15 Sep 1820 Recorded in: Northfleet, Kent, England
      Father: William LAWS
      Mother: Mary  
      Source: FHL Number 1469436 Dates:1813-1837 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S114] Laws, William Henry. 1857 Birth Transcript NSW (partial).

    5. [S73] Laws, William Thomas. 1859 Birth Transcript NSW, (1859)/148 (Reliability: 4).

    6. [S73] Laws, William Thomas. 1859 Birth Transcript NSW.

    7. [S158] Sands Directories: Sydney and New South Wales, Australia, 1858-1933, Name/Business Name: William Laws
      Year: 1863
      Page No: 204 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S241] The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842-1954), Family Notices. (1879, March 31). The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), p. 10. Retrieved November 18, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13431924 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S76] Laws Anna/Hannah/Honor (Anderson). 1882 Death Transcript NSW.

    10. [S241] The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842-1954), Article identifier
          http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13521848
      Page identifier
          http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-page1418208
      APA citation
          Family Notices. (1882, August 26). The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), p. 20. (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S77] Laws, William. 1882 Death Transcript NSW.
      Cert. No 2389. Death Certificate of William LAWS.
      Date of Death: 13 Dec 1882
      Place of Death: 2 Thomson St.,  Darlinghurst
      Name: William Laws
      Occupation: Butcher
      Sex: Male, Age: 62
      Cause of Death: Disease of Kidneys
      Duration: 6 weeks
      Medical Attendant: Dr. McKellar, 11 Dec
      Father: Unknown parents
      Father's Occupation; -
      Mother- Maiden Name -
      Informant: W. T. Laws, son, Jesmond St., Surrey Hills
      When buried: 14 Dec 1882
      Where: Waverley
      Undertaker: W. H. Kinsella
      Minister: Not Listed
      Witnesses: John S. Smith, C. Kinsella
      Where Born:  Kent England
      Time in Colony/State: 36 years in NSW
      Place married: Sydney
      Age at marriage: about 26
      Spouse: Honor Andrews (deceased)
      Children of marriage: 2 males, 3 females living, 2 males deceased.

    12. [S77] Laws, William. 1882 Death Transcript NSW, (1882)/2389 (Reliability: 4).

    13. [S332] Australia Death Index, 1787-1985, (ancestry.com), Name: William Laws
      Death Date: 1882
      Death Place: New South Wales
      Registration Year: 1882
      Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales
      Registration Number: 2389 (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S162] Taylor, Amanda, grave.section 2 no.222 (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S241] The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842-1954), Article identifier
          http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article28378371
      Page identifier
          http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-page1417468
      APA citation
          Family Notices. (1882, December 30). The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), p. 1. (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S49] International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (http://www.familysearch.org/eng/search/igi/search_igi.asp), M020721 (Reliability: 4), 16 Jun 2004.
      My An HIGHT 
      Marriage:  20 Jan 1819 
        Folkestone, Kent, England 
        Source Information:
      Batch number:  Dates  Source Call No.  Type  Printout Call No.  Type 
      M020721  1635-1840  0908172 IT 2   Film

    17. [S429] England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973, Name: My An Hight
      Gender: Female
      Marriage Date: 20 Jan 1819
      Marriage Place: Folkestone,Kent,England
      Spouse: Wm Laws
      FHL Film Number: 0908172 IT 2 (Reliability: 3).

    18. [S454] Kent, England, Extracted Parish Records, Text: Wm Law of Benenden bach & Mary Ann Hight of Folkestone minor (fath John H), at F. 19 Jan 1819.
      Book: Volume 35
      Collection: Kent, Surrey, London: - Canterbury Marriage Licences, 1810-1837 (Marriage) (Reliability: 3).

    19. [S44] NSW BDM online, (<"http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/searchHistoricalRecords.htm">http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/searchHistoricalRecords.htm), (1845)/JA V1845 998 73B (Reliability: 4).

    20. [S162] Taylor, Amanda.

    21. [S338] Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950, Name: Anna Anderson
      Spouse Name: William Laws
      Marriage Date: 1845
      Marriage Place: New South Wales
      Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales
      Registration Year: 1845
      Volume Number: V (Reliability: 3).


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