Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Pioneer

Joseph BILLINGHAMAge: 45 years18271873

Name
Joseph BILLINGHAM
Given names
Joseph
Surname
BILLINGHAM
Birth March 12, 1827 21 24
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 274
Citation details: 23 February 2017
Text:

In part:

"b.12 Mar 1827, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales"

Christening December 3, 1827 (Age 8 months)
Citation details: 23 February 2017
Text:

In part:

"chr.3 Dec 1827 Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales (Gwent)"

Death of a motherElizabeth PROBERT
1828 (Age 9 months)
Citation details: 22 February 2017
Text:

In part:

"Joseph Billingham; son of Joseph Billingham [1806-1887] & Elizabeth Probert [1803-1828]"

Citation details: 3March 2017
Text:

In part:

"She was born and died in Wales [1803-1828]."

Immigration February 12, 1849 (Age 21 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 274
Citation details: 23 February 2017
Text:

In part:

"Arrival: Assisted Immigrant from Newport, Wales. Arrived Sydney, 12 Feb 1849 on the "Walter Morrice."

Note: Arrived on board the "Walter Morrice".
Religious marriageCatherine BOWDENView this family
May 26, 1853 (Age 26 years)
Address: St. Phillip's Mariners Congregational Church
Citation details: 23 February 2017
Text:

In part:

"1st m.26 May 1853, St. Phillip's Mariners' Congregational Church, Sydney To: Catherine Bowden daughter of William Bowden [1796-1882] & Elizabeth Godfrey [1798-1838] b.25 Apr 1830, Beneden, Kent, England d.15 Apr 1854, Sydney, NSW"

Citation details: 3/1853 V18533 88 BILLINGHAM JOSEPH BOWDEN CATHERINE GF
Birth of a son
#1
Alfred BILLINGHAM
April 15, 1854 (Age 27 years)
Citation details: 23 January 2017
Text:

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"Only Child: 1M: Alfred Billingham; b.15 Apr 1854, d.15 Apr 1854, Sydney"

Death of a wifeCatherine BOWDEN
April 15, 1854 (Age 27 years)
Citation details: 23 February 2017
Text:

In part:

"1st m.26 May 1853, St. Phillip's Mariners' Congregational Church, Sydney To: Catherine Bowden daughter of William Bowden [1796-1882] & Elizabeth Godfrey [1798-1838] b.25 Apr 1830, Beneden, Kent, England d.15 Apr 1854, Sydney, NSW"

Citation details: BELLINGHAM CATHERINE 120/1854 V1854120 113 AGE 23
Death of a sonAlfred BILLINGHAM
April 15, 1854 (Age 27 years)
Citation details: 23 January 2017
Text:

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"Only Child: 1M: Alfred Billingham; b.15 Apr 1854, d.15 Apr 1854, Sydney"

Citation details: BELLINGHAM ALFRED 121/1854 V1854121 113 INFANT
Religious marriageMargaret KINGView this family
February 16, 1859 (Age 31 years)
Address: At the home of Thomas Trotter.
Citation details: 3178/1859  BILLINGHAM JOSEPH KING MARGARET WINGHAM
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 274
Citation details: 23 February 2017
Text:

In part:

"2nd m.16 Feb 1859 in the home of Thomas Trotter, Glenthorne, Taree, NSW To: Margaret E. King daughter of William King & Anne Knox [1798-1873] b.18 Feb 1823, Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland chr.2 Mar 1823, Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland d.10 Apr 1904, 142 Victoria St, Taree, NSW; bur.11 Apr 1904, Dawson General Cemetery, Mth [Methodist]"

Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Wednesday 13 April 1904, page 2
Birth of a son
#2
Joseph BILLINGHAM
December 13, 1860 (Age 33 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 274
Citation details: BILLINGHAM JOSEPH 8465/1861  JOSEPH MARGARET MANNING RIVER
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: 23 February 2017
Text:

In part:

"1M: Joseph Billingham b.1860, Dumaresq Island, Manning River, NSW ch.2 Apr 1876, Sidebottom, NSW by Rev. Waddell d.17 Dec 1879, Sidebottom, NSW [now Koorainghat - SE of Taree]; bur. Dec 1879, Taree Estate Cemetery COD: Scarlet Fever"

Birth of a son
#3
Sylvanus William BILLINGHAM
November 9, 1862 (Age 35 years)
Address: Camden Haven River
Billingham - Florence Emma and Sylvanus W
Billingham - Florence Emma and Sylvanus W

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Citation details: 23 February 2017
Text:

In part:

"2M: Sylvanus William Billingham b.9 Nov 1862, Camden Haven River, NSW Chr.18 Oct 1874, Taree by Rev. Waddell d.8 Oct 1938, 16 Fotheringham St, Taree, NSW; bur.9 Oct 1938, Dawson General Cemetery, CC [Church of Christ]"

Publication: The Northern Champion; Taree; 1913 - 1954; Published Wednesday 12 October 1938, page 2
Citation details: 15 March 2017
Text:

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"I see you still have my g.grandfather, Sylvanus Billingham being born at Glenthorne. THIS IS WRONG. He was born 9 nov 1862 at Camden Haven River on his father Joseph's 3rd farm of Lot 8 of 40 acres on the southern banks of the Camden Haven River near present day Lorne. This is where Joseph died and buried in Jan 1873 in an unmarked grave."

Note: The headstone for Sylvanus is inscribed that he was 75 years of age at the time of his death in 1938.
ResidenceMargaret KINGView this family
between 1860 and 1868 (Age 32 years)
Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Wednesday 13 April 1904, page 2
ResidenceMargaret KINGView this family
between 1868 and 1873 (Age 40 years)
Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Wednesday 13 April 1904, page 2
Death January 1, 1873 (Age 45 years)
Cause of death: Pneumoconiosis (Black lung)
Citation details: 6463/1873 BILLINGHAM JOSEPH UNKNOWN UNKNOWN PORT MACQUARIE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 274
Citation details: 23 February 2017
Text:

In part:

"d.1 Jan 1873; bur.3 Jan 1873 on his farm, Lot 8 of 40 acres on the banks of Camden Haven River, [present day Lorne]" and

"COD: Black Lung (pneumoconiosis) also called coal worker’s disease. As a result of his trade as a blacksmith."

Citation details: 5 March 2017
Text:

In part:

"The John Trotter who was the informant of death of my g.g.grandfather Joseph Billingham. b.Jan 1835, Alloa, Scotland d.14 Aug 1912, Port Macquarie, NSW m.1873, Sydney To: Catherine McGregor McDonald having 3 sons."

Burial January 3, 1873 (2 days after death)
Address: On his farm on the banks of the Camden Haven River.
Citation details: 23 February 2017
Text:

In part:

"d.1 Jan 1873; bur.3 Jan 1873 on his farm, Lot 8 of 40 acres on the banks of Camden Haven River, [present day Lorne]"

Christening of a sonSylvanus William BILLINGHAM
October 18, 1874 (21 months after death)
Address: By Rev. Waddell.
Citation details: 23 February 2017
Text:

In part:

"2M: Sylvanus William Billingham b.9 Nov 1862, Camden Haven River, NSW Chr.18 Oct 1874, Taree by Rev. Waddell d.8 Oct 1938, 16 Fotheringham St, Taree, NSW; bur.9 Oct 1938, Dawson General Cemetery, CC [Church of Christ]"

Christening of a sonJoseph BILLINGHAM
April 2, 1876 (3 years after death)
Address: By Rev. Waddell.
Citation details: 23 February 2017
Text:

In part:

"1M: Joseph Billingham b.1860, Dumaresq Island, Manning River, NSW ch.2 Apr 1876, Sidebottom, NSW by Rev. Waddell d.17 Dec 1879, Sidebottom, NSW [now Koorainghat - SE of Taree]; bur. Dec 1879, Taree Estate Cemetery COD: Scarlet Fever"

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wife
Catherine BOWDEN
Birth: April 25, 1830Beneden, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Death: April 15, 1854Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
Marriage: May 26, 1853Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
11 months
son
Alfred BILLINGHAM
Birth: April 15, 1854 27 23Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 15, 1854Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with Margaret KING - View this family
himself
wife
Woman Pioneer IconMargaret KING
Birth: February 18, 1823 25Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: April 10, 1904Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Marriage: February 16, 1859Glenthorne, , New South Wales, Australia
22 months
son
Joseph BILLINGHAM
Birth: December 13, 1860 33 37Dumaresq Island, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 17, 1879Side Bottom (now Koorainghat), , New South Wales, Australia
23 months
son

BirthPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 274
BirthEmails - Stephen Billingham
Citation details: 23 February 2017
Text:

In part:

"b.12 Mar 1827, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales"

ChristeningEmails - Stephen Billingham
Citation details: 23 February 2017
Text:

In part:

"chr.3 Dec 1827 Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales (Gwent)"

ImmigrationPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 274
ImmigrationEmails - Stephen Billingham
Citation details: 23 February 2017
Text:

In part:

"Arrival: Assisted Immigrant from Newport, Wales. Arrived Sydney, 12 Feb 1849 on the "Walter Morrice."

MarriageEmails - Stephen Billingham
Citation details: 23 February 2017
Text:

In part:

"1st m.26 May 1853, St. Phillip's Mariners' Congregational Church, Sydney To: Catherine Bowden daughter of William Bowden [1796-1882] & Elizabeth Godfrey [1798-1838] b.25 Apr 1830, Beneden, Kent, England d.15 Apr 1854, Sydney, NSW"

MarriageB - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 3/1853 V18533 88 BILLINGHAM JOSEPH BOWDEN CATHERINE GF
MarriageB - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 3178/1859  BILLINGHAM JOSEPH KING MARGARET WINGHAM
MarriagePre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 274
MarriageEmails - Stephen Billingham
Citation details: 23 February 2017
Text:

In part:

"2nd m.16 Feb 1859 in the home of Thomas Trotter, Glenthorne, Taree, NSW To: Margaret E. King daughter of William King & Anne Knox [1798-1873] b.18 Feb 1823, Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland chr.2 Mar 1823, Alloa, Clackmannanshire, Scotland d.10 Apr 1904, 142 Victoria St, Taree, NSW; bur.11 Apr 1904, Dawson General Cemetery, Mth [Methodist]"

MarriageObituary - Billingham - Margaret
Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Wednesday 13 April 1904, page 2
MarriageFamily Group Sheet - King - William
ResidenceObituary - Billingham - Margaret
Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Wednesday 13 April 1904, page 2
ResidenceObituary - Billingham - Margaret
Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Wednesday 13 April 1904, page 2
DeathB - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 6463/1873 BILLINGHAM JOSEPH UNKNOWN UNKNOWN PORT MACQUARIE
DeathPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 274
DeathEmails - Stephen Billingham
Citation details: 23 February 2017
Text:

In part:

"d.1 Jan 1873; bur.3 Jan 1873 on his farm, Lot 8 of 40 acres on the banks of Camden Haven River, [present day Lorne]" and

"COD: Black Lung (pneumoconiosis) also called coal worker’s disease. As a result of his trade as a blacksmith."

DeathEmails - Stephen Billingham
Citation details: 5 March 2017
Text:

In part:

"The John Trotter who was the informant of death of my g.g.grandfather Joseph Billingham. b.Jan 1835, Alloa, Scotland d.14 Aug 1912, Port Macquarie, NSW m.1873, Sydney To: Catherine McGregor McDonald having 3 sons."

BurialEmails - Stephen Billingham
Citation details: 23 February 2017
Text:

In part:

"d.1 Jan 1873; bur.3 Jan 1873 on his farm, Lot 8 of 40 acres on the banks of Camden Haven River, [present day Lorne]"