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Thomas WATERS

Male 1794 - 1869  (75 years)    Has 2 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Thomas WATERS  [1
    Relationshipwith Rodney VOJVODICH
    Birth 1794  Barnes, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Immigration: Arr. 12 Oct 1829 
    Per "Caroline" 
    Burial 1869  Cemetery, Guildford Grammar, Guildford, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Death 28 Feb 1869  Guildford, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings
    1. Robert William WATERS,   b. 22 Aug 1813, Barnes, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 25 Jun 1893, Culham, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Robert WATERS,   b. 1766, Barnes, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 19 Jul 1818, Barnes, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)  (Father) 
    Mary WHITE,   b. 2 Oct 1770, Barnes, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 14 Jul 1849, Barnes, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  (Mother) 
    Person ID I478  MyBradyTree
    Last Modified 8 Feb 2024 

    Father Robert WATERS,   b. 1766, Barnes, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 19 Jul 1818, Barnes, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Mary WHITE,   b. 2 Oct 1770, Barnes, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 14 Jul 1849, Barnes, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 78 years) 
    Marriage 20 Nov 1791  Barnes, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F142  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah PRICE,   b. 1799, Fulham, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 20 Feb 1854, Guildford, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 55 years) 
    Marriage 15 Oct 1833  Perth, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Charlotte Mary WATERS,   b. 1 Sep 1834, Guildford, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1 Jun 1929, Wandering, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 94 years)
    Patrick ROAN  m. 12 Jun 1859
     2. Henry Robert WATERS,   b. 10 Jan 1836, Guildford, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 24 Aug 1846, Guildford, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 10 years)
    +3. William WATERS,   b. 14 Mar 1839, Guildford, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 28 May 1907, Guildford, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 68 years)
     4. John WATERS,   b. 12 Nov 1840, Guildford, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Between 1865 and 1869 (Age 24 years)
    Family ID F259  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 8 Feb 2024 

  • Event Map Click to hide
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1794 - Barnes, Surrey, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 15 Oct 1833 - Perth, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1869 - Cemetery, Guildford Grammar, Guildford, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 28 Feb 1869 - Guildford, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Ships
    Caroline
    Caroline
    12 October 1829

  • Notes 
    • Sent to South Africa and employed by the British Government for 8 years as a botonist for the Colony. Arrived WA 12th Oct. 1829 per 'Caroline'.
      Botanist for Cpt. James Stirling and original land holder of the Olive Farm in Guildford est. 1829. Began with plantings of Olive Trees, soon followed by grape vines. Olive Farm is WA's longest operating vineyard, if not the oldest. Realising the soil and climate of WA was similar to South Aftica Thomas pioneered grape growing in the Swan Valley . Once grape production began Thomas used it to barter for goods from shop keepers. The original cellar was dug out by Thomas for his wines.

  • Reference  Darryl Brady. "Thomas WATERS". Brady Family Tree in Western Australia. https://www.bradyfamilytree.org/genealogy/getperson.php?personID=I478&tree=BRADY2008 (accessed February 21, 2024).

  • Sources 
    1. [S71] Rica Erickson, Bicentennial Dictionary of Western Australia pre-1829-1888 Vol III R-Z, Bicentennial Dictionary of Western Australia pre-1829-1888 Vol III R-Z.

    2. [S1170] Australian Cemeteries Index, Guildford Grammar (Old East Guildford) http://austcemindex.com/?cemetery=5714.

    3. [S923] Lorraine Larment, ozburials.com, Guildford Grammar Cemetery http://www.ozburials.com/CemsWA/Swan/guildfordg.htm.