Sharon's Family History

The Genealogy of the Wilton, Brimson, Munro and Forward Families

John WALDOCK

Male 1843 - 1900  (56 years)


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  • Name John WALDOCK 
    Born 23 Jul 1843  Ashwell, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 May 1900  Coranning, Western Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • At Coranning, when he suffered a fractured base of skull, following a fall from a buggy. He buried at Williams Cemetary.
    Person ID I305  Sharon's Family History
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2017 

    Father Jesse WALDOCK,   b. 14 Nov 1817, Ashwell, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1874  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Maria HASSALL,   b. 1819, , , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1894  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 24 Oct 1840  Ashwell, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F68  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Catherine FLETCHER,   b. 3 Aug 1855,   d. 16 Sep 1885  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 22 Nov 1870  Pinjarra, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. William John WALDOCK,   b. 30 Nov 1873, Williams Bridge, Western Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1955  (Age 81 years)
     2. Thomas Henry WALDOCK,   b. 10 Jun 1876,   d. 19 Oct 1955  (Age 79 years)
     3. Minnie WALDOCK,   b. 25 Apr 1879, Williams, , Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1963  (Age 84 years)
     4. James WALDOCK,   b. 18 Sep 1881,   d. 11 Jan 1940  (Age 58 years)
     5. Alice Henrietta WALDOCK,   b. 2 Apr 1884, Williams, , Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2010 
    Family ID F966  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ann Elizabeth SHERRY,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1888  Quindanning, , Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Emily Everline WALDOCK,   b. 1887,   d. 5 Feb 1889  (Age 2 years)
     2. John Edward WALDOCK,   b. 15 Oct 1888, Williams, , Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1964  (Age 76 years)
     3. Herbert Harding WALDOCK,   b. 15 Aug 1891,   d. 21 Sep 1964  (Age 73 years)
     4. Charles Aubrey WALDOCK,   b. 25 Mar 1893,   d. 17may 1965  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2010 
    Family ID F967  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • York l859 Census shows John as employed by W. Robins.(? shepherd, Pinjarra l880-l884). Emp. 2 or 3 T/L men - possibly one at Middle Swan l864. He was apparently a woodcutter at Perth l873, and a labourer at Quindanning, Williams River l879. A farmer before l900.

      Police Gazette Western Australia No 39, Wednesday September 30th l885, Page l60 gives a lengthy account of the murder of Catherine Waldock (nee Fletcher).
      "Williams. Inquest. On the l9th inst, at the Police Court, before J.C. Rosselloty, R.M. & Coroner, on the body of Catherine Waldock, who was shot dead at Quindanning on the l6th inst. Verdict "Death from a gunshot wound, such wound having been inflicted by one Henry Sherry."

      The West Australian, Wednesday October 28th l885, tells of the hanging of Henry Sherry. He had been transported in l863 per 'Dalhousie'. He left a wife and six children.
      His widow, Annie Sherry, subsequently became John's second wife.

  • Sources 
    1. [S79] International Genealogical Index(R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002), downloaded 12 March 2010 (Reliability: 3), 12 Mar 2010.

    2. [S79] International Genealogical Index(R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002), citing microfilm 0993735 (1837 - 1891) for batch M072052, p rintout call number 0993735, (Film), sheet 00, downloaded 1 2 March 2010 (Reliability: 3), 12 Mar 2010.

    3. [S97] England, Select Marriages, 1538, Ancestry.com, FHL Film Number 993735. (Reliability: 3), 21 May 2017.


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