Northern Irish & Northern English Roots: JACKSONs & ODDIES & BROWNES & others

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  • ID: I1828
  • Name: William Walker BALL
  • Given Name: William Walker
  • Surname: Ball
  • Suffix: Capt 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1810
  • Death: 30 Dec 1877 in Cape Town, Cape Province, Republic Of South Africa
  • Event: Death
  • Note:
    https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/24681/page/886/da ta.pdf
    Sea Captain.
  • Event: Birth
  • Note:
    http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~ancestorh unt1000/BallFamilyRecords/Ball%20Family%20Records.pdf
    Born Dublin 1810 matric Trinity College, Dublin, and afte r two years became a mishipman in the INdian Navy. When tha t was broken up, he joined the P. and O. Steam Company an d afterwards was engaged as a Captain in the East India an d China trade on his own account. He eventually settled a t Capetown long before the opening of the Suez canal, and b ecame a successful merchant...
  • Occupation:
  • Note:
    http://snap.waterfordcoco.ie/collections/ejournals/164326/1 64326.pdf
    Captains' wages and commission:
    William Walker Ball, commander of Curraghmore was paid th e same monthly wage as Captain Sedgwick of Juverna, that i s £10 per month. In addition he was paid 2.5% on freight. F or example in the first six months of 1847 his commission o n freight which earned a profit of £5,320 for Whites, was £ 133. His commission on the passenger trade to Quebec was th ree times higher at 7.5%. In June of 1847 from passage mone y for the Waterford to Quebec voyage of £642-2-0 Captain Ba ll received £48-3-0 in commission.
  • _UID: 4D95493DA1BA41018237BD9185F62AD081AD
  • Change Date: 30 Jul 2015 at 09:09



    Father: Robert BALL b: 1774 c: 1774
    Mother: Editha GURLEY

    Marriage 1 Eliza Lake (Legge) PARKE b: 4 Mar1824 in Rotherhithe Wall, London c: 28 Mar 1824 in St. Mary's Rotherhithe, London
    • Married: 1843 in Capetown
    • Change Date: 22 Mar 2016
    Children
    1. Has No Children Joseph BALL b: Aft 1843
    2. Has No Children Jessie BALL b: Aft 1843
    3. Has No Children Lydia Hurst BALL b: Aft 1843
    4. Has Children Anne Elizabeth BALL b: 27 Jul 1846 in New Ross, Wexford, Ireland
    5. Has Children Emily Lydia BALL b: 1855 in Carlow, Ireland

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: Note
      Title: Note
      Quality: 3
      Text: Honbl. East India Company.
      see also Memoirs and Reminiscences of Sir John Kotze.
      "Biographical Memoirs and Reminiscences". Cape Town. (nd ) 2 volumes.Sir John Gilbert Kotzť.
      ALso:http://histfam.familysearch.org/getperson.php?personID =I134985&tree=Nixon
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