Willison Family Tree

James WigleyAge: 77 years18071884

Name
James Wigley
Birth March 12, 1807 42 42
Baptism May 3, 1807 (Age 52 days)
Death of a fatherObadiah Wigley
March 1828 (Age 20 years)
MarriageJane CarousaView this family
Samuel Barratt and Maud (or Mary) Wigley witnesses. Samuel Barratt was in the Pentrich Revolution with James' dad Obadiah, and his uncles William Wheatcroft and Isaac Ludlum. http://www.spanglefish.com/pentrichrevolution/index.asp?pageid=293038
June 24, 1828 (Age 21 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1
Mary Wigley
September 1828 (Age 21 years)
Baptism of a daughterMary Wigley
October 17, 1828 (Age 21 years)
Christening of a daughterMary Wigley
October 17, 1828 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Grace Wigley
1830 (Age 22 years)
Baptism of a daughterGrace Wigley
February 3, 1830 (Age 22 years)
Death of a daughterGrace Wigley
March 3, 1830 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#3
Charles Robert Wigley
1831 (Age 23 years)
Baptism of a sonCharles Robert Wigley
February 20, 1831 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Eliza Wigley
1833 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5
Ellen Wigley
1837 (Age 29 years)
Death of a wifeJane Carousa
November 11, 1846 (Age 39 years)
Burial of a wifeJane Carousa
November 13, 1846 (Age 39 years)
MarriageMaria BrayView this family
July 23, 1848 (Age 41 years)
Death of a motherMary Wheatcroft
September 17, 1848 (Age 41 years)

Emigration
Aboard the ship Trafalgar
January 17, 1849 (Age 41 years)
Residence 1849 (Age 41 years)
Occupation
Occupation listed as engineer
February 24, 1852 (Age 44 years)
Marriage of a childCharles Robert WigleyEleanor GreenwayView this family
October 14, 1852 (Age 45 years)
Death of a half-brotherObadiah Wigley
April 1853 (Age 46 years)
Burial of a half-brotherObadiah Wigley
April 15, 1853 (Age 46 years)
Moved to Victoria, Australia 1853 (Age 45 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam KnightEllen WigleyView this family
1855 (Age 47 years)
Marriage of a childGeorge SavageMary WigleyView this family
January 1857 (Age 49 years)
Death of a daughterMary Wigley
January 7, 1869 (Age 61 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Wigley
April 1872 (Age 65 years)
Residence
Occupation listed as engineer
1872 (Age 64 years)
Residence
Occupation listed as Engineer
1873 (Age 65 years)
Residence
Ownership of house & land paid 17 pounds rates.
1874 (Age 66 years)
Residence
Occupation listed as miner, paid 17 pounds rates.
1876 (Age 68 years)
Residence
Occupation listed as Miner, 22 pounds rates.
1877 (Age 69 years)
Residence
Occupation listed as Miner, paid 17 pounds rates.
1878 (Age 70 years)
Residence
Occupation listed as Miner, paid 17 pounds rates.
1879 (Age 71 years)
Residence
Occupation listed as Miner, paid 17 pounds rates.
1880 (Age 72 years)
Residence
Occupation listed as Miner, paid 17 pounds rates.
1881 (Age 73 years)
Residence
Occupation listed as Miner, paid 9 pounds rates.
1883 (Age 75 years)
Residence
Occupation listed as Miner, paid 9 pounds rates.
January 1884 (Age 76 years)
Death
Buried in Bendigo Cemetery, area L7 with wife Maria, no headstone.
October 8, 1884 (Age 77 years)
Religion
Wesleyan
1884 (Age 76 years)
Property Still Held In James' Name
Paid 9 pounds rates
1885 (2 months after death)
Family with parents - View this family
father
Obadiah Wigley
Birth: January 1, 1765 33Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England
Death: Belvedere St, Mansfield. Information from Findmypast.com and the Nottinghamshire Family History Society.March 1828Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England
mother
Marriage: November 15, 1795Ashover, Derbyshire, England
9 months
elder brother
William Wigley
Birth: July 31, 1796 31 31Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England
Death: April 1872Belper, Derbyshire, England
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
2 years
himself
James Wigley
Birth: March 12, 1807 42 42Wirksworth, England, United Kingdom
Death: Buried in Bendigo Cemetery, area L7 with wife Maria, no headstone.October 8, 1884Sandhurst, Victoria, Australia
Father’s family with Grace Nall - View this family
father
Obadiah Wigley
Birth: January 1, 1765 33Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England
Death: Belvedere St, Mansfield. Information from Findmypast.com and the Nottinghamshire Family History Society.March 1828Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England
step-mother
Marriage: June 26, 1793Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England
Father’s family with Ann Beresford - View this family
father
Obadiah Wigley
Birth: January 1, 1765 33Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England
Death: Belvedere St, Mansfield. Information from Findmypast.com and the Nottinghamshire Family History Society.March 1828Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England
step-mother
Marriage: September 15, 1785Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England
8 months
half-brother
2 years
half-sister
Elizabeth Wigley
Birth: June 16, 1788 23Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England
Death: September 25, 1792Wirksworth, Derbshire, England
22 months
half-brother
Joseph Wigley
Birth: April 7, 1790 25Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England
Death: May 26, 1791Wirksworth, Derbyshire, England
Family with Maria Bray - View this family
himself
James Wigley
Birth: March 12, 1807 42 42Wirksworth, England, United Kingdom
Death: Buried in Bendigo Cemetery, area L7 with wife Maria, no headstone.October 8, 1884Sandhurst, Victoria, Australia
wife
Maria Bray
Birth: Landrake sometimes Cornwall sometimes Devon depending on boundaries1814 27 19Landrake, Devonshire, England
Death: Buried at Bendigo Cemetery, area L7 with husband James, no headstone.October 13, 1888Sandhurst, Victoria, Australia
Marriage: July 23, 1848Stepney, Middlesex, England
Family with Jane Carousa - View this family
himself
James Wigley
Birth: March 12, 1807 42 42Wirksworth, England, United Kingdom
Death: Buried in Bendigo Cemetery, area L7 with wife Maria, no headstone.October 8, 1884Sandhurst, Victoria, Australia
wife
Marriage: June 24, 1828Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England
3 months
daughter
Mary Wigley
Birth: The month is speculation on my point as she was baptised in October.September 1828 21 22Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England
Death: Death notice from www.findmypast.com.au Sheffield Daily Telegraph, viewed 12 Dec 2017, copy on file.January 7, 1869Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire West Riding, England
2 years
daughter
Grace Wigley
Birth: 1830 22 24Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England
Death: March 3, 1830Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England
2 years
son
3 years
daughter
5 years
daughter
Peter Lihou + Maria Bray - View this family
wife’s husband
Peter Lihou
Birth: Guernsey, Channel Islands, England
Death: Rumoured to have gone down with his ship1841Buenos Aires, Argentina
wife
Maria Bray
Birth: Landrake sometimes Cornwall sometimes Devon depending on boundaries1814 27 19Landrake, Devonshire, England
Death: Buried at Bendigo Cemetery, area L7 with husband James, no headstone.October 13, 1888Sandhurst, Victoria, Australia
Marriage: 1837
23 months
step-daughter

Birth

http://www.wirksworth.org.uk/PR102.htm#2260

Birth
Birth

http://search.Ancestry.com.au/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ausdeathindex&h=1191078&ti=5544&indiv=try&gss=pt

Birth
Emigration

http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/trafalgar1849.htm

Emigration
Name

http://search.Ancestry.com.au/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=lmamarriages&h=4812332&ti=5544&indiv=try&gss=pt

Name
Name

http://search.Ancestry.com.au/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ausdeathindex&h=1191078&ti=5544&indiv=try&gss=pt

Name
Death

http://search.Ancestry.com.au/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ausdeathindex&h=1191078&ti=5544&indiv=try&gss=pt

Death
Note

Where was James in 1841, not in census. Was James part of the Lace Makers of Calais?

If he was then his father was most likely a Luddite and yet James came to embrace machine made lace.

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