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William Charles (Crowley) Wentworth

William Charles (Crowley) Wentworth

Male 1790 - 1872  (81 years)

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  • Name William Charles (Crowley) Wentworth 
    Born 13 Aug 1790  Norfolk Island, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • On board ship "The Surprise"
    Gender Male 
    Education 1803 
    Sent to England in 1803 for education at Bletchly and at Dr Alexander Crombie's Greenwich school. Later at Peterhouse College at Cambridge University. 
    Occupation 1848-1862 
    Famous Australian Statesman. Member of the NSW Legislative Council, including President 1861-1862. Land owner, pastoralist, and co-explorer over the Blue Mountains in 1813. Admitted as a barrister at the Middle Temple in London in 1822. 
    Residence 1827-1872  Vaucluse House, Vaucluse, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 20 Mar 1872  Dorset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 26 Mar 1872  Canford Magna, Dorset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I237  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 21 Dec 2019 

    Father D'Arcy Wentworth,   b. 14 Feb 1762, Portadown, Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1827, Home Bush, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Catherine Crowley,   b. 1773, Stafford, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1800, Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 1790  Norfolk Island, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Morton Cox,   b. 21 Apr 1805, Albion St, Surrey Hills ,Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1880, Eastbourne, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 26 Oct 1829  St Philips Church, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Thomasine Cox Wentworth,   b. 18 Dec 1825, Petersham, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1913, St Leonards, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. William Charles Wentworth,   b. 26 Dec 1827, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1859, Louden Rd, St Johns Wood, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     3. Fanny Katherine Wentworth,   b. 20 Nov 1829, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1893, St. George Hanover Square, Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +4. Fitzwilliam Wentworth,   b. 13 Jul 1833, Vaucluse House, Vaucluse, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1915, Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Sarah Eleanor Wentworth,   b. 2 Aug 1835, Vaucluse House, Vaucluse, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1857, Corfu, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     6. Eliza Sophia Wentworth,   b. 24 Nov 1838, Vaucluse House, Vaucluse, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1898, "Frognal Lodge", Hampstead, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     7. Isabella Christina Wentworth,   b. 20 Sep 1840, Vaucluse House, Vaucluse, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1856, Upton on Severn, Worcestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
    +8. Laura Wentworth,   b. 12 Nov 1842, Vaucluse House, Vaucluse, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1887, Bournemouth Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     9. Edith Wentworth,   b. 1 Jan 1845, Vaucluse House, Vaucluse, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1891, Avenue De L'Alma, Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    +10. Darcy Bland Wentworth,   b. 10 Jan 1848, Vaucluse House, Vaucluse, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1922, Brighton, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 21 Dec 2019 
    Family ID F59  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William Charles Wentworth (13 August 1790 – 20 March 1872) was an Australian explorer, journalist, politician and author, and one of the leading figures of early colonial New South Wales. He was the first native-born Australian to achieve a reputation overseas, and a leading advocate for self-government for the Australian colonies.

      For details see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Wentworth

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Aug 1790 - Norfolk Island, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Oct 1829 - St Philips Church, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1827-1872 - Vaucluse House, Vaucluse, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Mar 1872 - Dorset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Mar 1872 - Canford Magna, Dorset Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    william charles wentworth.jpg
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    WC Wentworth.jpg
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    Merly House, Wimbourne, Dorset England.jpg
    Merly House, Wimbourne, Dorset England.jpg

    Histories
    WC Wentworth from ADB website
    WC Wentworth from ADB website
    Biography - William Charles Wentworth - Australian Dictionary of Biography.pdf
    Biography - William Charles Wentworth - Australian Dictionary of Biography.pdf