Jenkins-Vaughan-Lampshire-Blee 5-22-09

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  • ID: I05053
  • Name: William John (Ripper) WILLIAMS
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1 DEC 1849 in St. Hillary, Cornwall, Enland
  • Death: 1893 in Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
  • Event: Unknown-Begin 1 DEC 1849 St. Hillary, Cornwall, Enland
  • Note:
    Cause of Death: Plumbob fell on him
    William immigrated to South Australia in 1876.
    From South Australian Shipping Records: J. Williams, 38, Lab., Mary 29, A
    lice 7, Clara J. 5, Wm. J. 4, Agnes L. 2, Chas. H. 1 sailed from Plymou
    th in July 1876 on the "Bencleuch" for Port Adelaide. Wm Francis Fookes Bo
    ase was the surgeon superintendent on board.
    William John [Ripper] Williams was killed in Broken Hill in 1893, and he w
    as 44 years old. The records there are clear because a plumbob was dropp
    ed on him - he used to inspect the shorings in the mines for safety. His d
    eath caused some consternation because the people, who dropped it on hi
    m, obviously were not practicing safe procedures.Unfortunately as the cur
    ator for the Mining Accidents Memorial List said, itwas in the 'pre-compe
    nsation period'.

    Father: Antony WILLIAMS
    Mother: Ann REPPER b: ABT 7 MAR 1819 in Breage, Cornwall, England

    Marriage 1 Mary Ann CARTER b: 1851
    • Married: in Helston, Cornwall, England
    1. Has No Children Francis Cecil WILLIAMS
    2. Has No Children Alice WILLIAMS b: 1869
    3. Has No Children Clara J. WILLIAMS b: 1871
    4. Has No Children William John WILLIAMS b: 1872
    5. Has No Children Agnes L. WILLIAMS b: 1874
    6. Has No Children Charles H. WILLIAMS b: 1875
    7. Has No Children William John WILLIAMS b: 13 FEB 1877 in Kadina, South Australia
    8. Has No Children William Anthony WILLIAMS b: 28 JAN 1878 in Matta Mine, South Australia
    9. Has No Children Catherine Ann WILLIAMS b: 4 MAY 1879 in Dry Creek, South Australia
    10. Has No Children Frederick Albert WILLIAMS b: 28 JUN 1880
    11. Has No Children James Henry WILLIAMS b: 20 AUG 1882 in Wallaroo Mines, South Australia
    12. Has No Children Ernest WILLIAMS b: 18 OCT 1884 in Wallaroo Mines, South Australia
    13. Has No Children Samuel John WILLIAMS b: 16 APR 1886 in Matta Flat, South Australia
    14. Has No Children Elizabeth E. WILLIAMS b: 1890 in Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
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