George BACKSHALL

Male 1827 - 1869  (42 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document    Has 6 ancestors and 55 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name George BACKSHALL  [1, 2, 3
    Relationshipwith Rodney VOJVODICH
    Born 8 Apr 1827  Rye, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Immigration: Arr. 20 Aug 1842  Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Per "Simon Taylor" with parents. 
    Occupation 1862 
    Agricultural Labourer, Railway employee 
    Death Record 1869 
    As Bagshall 
    Medical Burnt to death in a hut which caught fire while the deceased was in a state of intoxication. 
    Buried 1869  Cemetery, Greenough, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 28 Jul 1869  Irwin, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Yardarino Reserve
    Person ID I758  MyBradyTree | BRADY, JGT, LPR, AC2, KLL
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2019 

    Father Ancestors William BACKSHALL,   b. 25 Feb 1787, East Grinstead, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1863, East Perth, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Lydia POST,   b. 26 Mar 1797, Rye, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1845, Redcliffe, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 7 Oct 1820  West Hoathly, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 9 children 
    Notes 
    • He signed, she made her mark.
      Marraige was by banns and neither witness has either of their surnames.
    Family ID F453  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Mary Jane BRANDIS,   b. Between 1 Sep 1843 and 1847, Combrook, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1934, Palmyra, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Married 30 Dec 1862  Champion Bay, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • District Registrar's Office
    Reference Number #1907/1862 
    Children 
    +1. Alfred William BACKSHALL,   b. 4 Jan 1865, Irwin River, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1944, Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +2. Harriet Eliza BACKSHALL,   b. 10 Dec 1866, Dongara, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1892, Perth, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
    Married: 1x3. Mary BACKSHALL,   b. 25 Dec 1868, Greenough, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. DECEASED
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F445  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Apr 1827 - Rye, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration: Arr. - Per "Simon Taylor" with parents. - 20 Aug 1842 - Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Dec 1862 - Champion Bay, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1869 - Cemetery, Greenough, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Jul 1869 - Irwin, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Ships
    Simon Taylor
    Simon Taylor

  • Notes 
    • Arrived in Fremantle Western Australia aboard the "Simon Taylor" on 20 August 1842.
      George Backshall burnt to death with John Brandis (brother in law) 33yr, and John Jackson 35 years . Burnt while intoxicated at Yardano Railway Reserve, Western Australia.

      Birth:abt 1827, East Grinstead, Sussex
      Burial:Greenough, Western Australia
      Bapt:8 Apr 1827, East Grinstead, Sussex
      Occ:Agricultural Labourer (Ships list - "Simon Taylor", 1842)
      Arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on the "Simon Taylor" on 20 August 1842. Quarantined for 16 days.
      The 'Simon Taylor' departed from London on 29 April 1842. Arriving at Fremantle on 20 August 1842, the trip of 111 days was considered at the time to be a fast trip.
      Residence: Not yet found in 1841 census.

      Spouse:Mary Brandis
      Death:5 Jul 1944, WA
      Bapt:8 Oct 1848, Combrook, Warwickshire

      Australian Vital Records has BLANDIS

  • Reference  Darryl Brady. (2019, August 18). George BACKSHALL. Brady Family Tree in Western Australia. Retrieved from https://www.bradyfamilytree.org/genealogy/getperson.php?personID=I758&tree=BRADY2008

  • Sources 
    1. [S685] weggs-at-iinet.net.au. Rags & Judy Weggelaar (nee Dyer). Name: First Contact July 2000;.

    2. [S68] Rica Erickson. Bicentennial Dictionary of Western Australia pre-1829-1888 Vol III A-C. Name: ISBN 0-85564-270 X;. Bickley, Absolon, b1843 Page 213.

    3. [S680] Geraldton Family History Society Incorporated. Pre-1901 Pioneer Family Register. Name: ISBN 0-646-41215-9;.


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