Tag: Longford

Newman Williatt (1797-1832) & family

Amongst Longford’s early residents were Newman Williatt and his wife Eliza and one child, they moved there from Launceston, Tasmania around 1829. Newman Williatt and Eliza Towers married in Launceston on 29 July 1824. While living in Launceston, the birth of two children have been located, a girl, Janet Elizabeth, born on 1 October 1825 […]

Harry Conrad Bean

Harry Conrad Bean passed to his reward on Tuesday, 24 June 2008 at the age of 94 Years. He had been a lay preacher in the Methodist and Uniting Churches for over 50 years and also conducted worship in local Baptist Churches. Harry’s name first appeared on the Longford Methodist preaching plan when he was […]

Scrivener – Bishop – Brownrigg Families

James “Simon” Scrivener (1815-1845) and Mary Ann Scrivener (nee Bishop) (1814-1907) and second husband, William Brownrigg (1811-1875) James Simon Scrivener, known as Simon, and Mary Ann Bishop were my g.g. grandparents they arrived together at Launceston, Tasmania on 6 March 1840. They departed London/Gravesend on 2 October 1839 with 60 passengers travelling aboard the 297-ton […]