Name: Henry WILSON
Given Name: Henry
Prefix: Capt. 1
Birth: 1817 in Bradford, Yorkshire
Death: 26 Dec 1891 in "Carn Brae", Southsea, Hampshire
It is likely that his parents were part of the 1820 Settler s: I am basing his birthdate on this supposition. It is als o possible that he was part of this family:
Thomas Willson 35. Architect. (deserted his group soon a fter arriving in Albany)
Wife Mary Ann 30.
Percy Willson, 9,
Douglas Willson, 6,
Thomas Willson, 4.
2015 July 26 email from Mark Sherbrooke.
Change Date: 10 Aug 2015 at 08:22
Note: Of the Mercantile Marine
Annie Buncher WILSON died 11 Oct 1903 at her daughter's hom e "Constantia" in Petersfield, Hampshire. Henry WILSON die d 26 Dec 1891 at his home "Carn Brae" in Southsea, Hampshir e.
1817, born Bradford Yorkshire
?, went to sea in the Merchant service. Ships he captaine d included NUTCUT, and FORTITUDE
1845, married Annie PARKE. His profession on the marriag e record is "master mariner".
1848, appointed Assistant Port Captain of Table Bay
1862, appointed Port Captain of Table Bay
1882-87, resident of Larg's Bay, South Australia, Superinte ndant of Larg's Bay Pier
1891, died Southsea, Hampshire
As Deputy Port Captain and Port Captain of Table Bay he mus t have met many prominent people even if only briefly. Inde ed he met Prince Albert (2nd son of Victoria), who visite d Cape Town in 1860 at the age of 16 to inaugurate the Tabl e Bay breakwater and again in 1870 for the naming ceremony
Anne Buncher PARKE b: 3 Oct 1815 in possibly India House, London c: 1822 in St Mary, Rotherhithe, London, England
14 Jun 1845
in St.Paulís Church, Rondebosch, South Africa
South African Commercial Advertiser
MARRIAGE. June 14, 1845 [By Special Licence]. In St.Paul' s Church, Rondebosch on Tuesday 10th June by the Rev J Fr y AM. Capt. Henry WILSON to Miss Ann Buncher PARKE.
- Change Date:
22 Mar 2016
- Harriet WILSON
- Harry Philip WILSON
- Abbrev: Miscellaneous
Text: According to an email from Edward Walthew, the WILSONs an d PARKEs bothemigrated in 1819.