John Griffiths

Male 1840 - 1859  (18 years)


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  • Name John Griffiths 
    Born 2 Aug 1840  Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 30 Mar 1842  Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Baptism - John Griffiths and Frederick Griffiths
    Baptism - John Griffiths and Frederick Griffiths
    John Griffiths b. 2 Aug 1840 and his brother Frederick Griffiths b. 17 Feb 1842 were baptised 30 mar 1842 at St Johns Anglican Church, Launceston, Tasmania Ref: RGD 32/3 Baptisms No. 1350 and 1351.
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Mar 1859  Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • John drowned in the Tamar Regatta, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
    News Paper Extract featuring the Death of the Griffith Boys
    News Paper Extract featuring the Death of the Griffith Boys
    Town Talk Table Chat March 1859 - extract talking about the death of the Griffith boys.
    Inquest 10 Mar 1859  Salmon and Ball, Market Wharf, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Inquest into the death of John Griffiths 
    Inquest into the death of John Griffiths
    Inquest into the death of John Griffiths
    Found that John Griffiths accidentally drowned after his boat capsized during a race in the "Tamar Regatta", River Tamar, Launceston, Tasmania on 08 Mar 1859
    Person ID I11375  Tucker Family Tree | The Descendants of Jonathon Griffiths
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2014 

    Father John Griffiths,   b. 23 Aug 1801, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jan 1881, Launceston, Tasmainia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Driver Martha Ann,   b. 1821,   d. 8 Apr 1856, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 15 Nov 1840  Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Family ID F3593  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S152] John Griffiths (Reliability: 2), 15 Feb 2013.

    2. [S260] Tasmania, Civil Registrations 1803-1933 - Baptisms, 65 (Reliability: 3), 2 Aug 1840.
      John Griffiths b. 2 August 1840 - see attached record of Baptism, St Johns Anglican Church, Launceston, Tasmania.

    3. [S6] Tasmanian Pioneers, Archives Office of Tasmania, (The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Association with the Archives Office of Tasmania) (Reliability: 2), 2 Aug 1840.
      Surname Griffiths, Given names John, Event Christening, Sex male, Father John, Mother Martha, registration Place, Launceston, Event Date 02 Aug, Event Year 1840, Registration Year 1842, Registration Number 1850, RGD Number 32

    4. [S260] Tasmania, Civil Registrations 1803-1933 - Baptisms, 65 (Reliability: 3), 30 Mar 1842.
      John Griffiths b. 2 august 1840 and his brother Frederick Griffiths b. 17 Jul 1842 were baptised 30 March 1842 at St Johns Anglican Church, Launceston, Tasmania, Ref RGD 32/3 Baptisms, 1350 and 1351.

    5. [S152] John Griffiths (Reliability: 2), 15 Feb 2013.
      John Griffiths died 08 mar 1859, he drowned in Tamar Regatta, launceston, Tasmania Australia

    6. [S172] Linc Tasmania, Tasmanian Government, (Tasmanian Government) (Reliability: 3), 10 Mar 1859.
      See attached document

    7. [S152] John Griffiths (Reliability: 2), 15 Feb 2013.
      Martha Ann Driver married John Griffiths 15 Nov 1840

    8. [S6] Tasmanian Pioneers, Archives Office of Tasmania, (The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Association with the Archives Office of Tasmania) (Reliability: 2), 15 Nov 1840.
      Surname Griffiths, given names John, Age 39, Sex male, Event Marriage, spouse Surname Driver, Spouse Given Names Martha, Spouse Age 19, Registration Place launceston, Event Date 15 Nov Event year 1840, Registration year 1840, Registration Number 754, RGD Number 37


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