William Aikenhead

William Aikenhead

Male 1842 - 1902  (59 years)

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  • Name William Aikenhead 
    Born 07 May 1842  Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1888  "Malunnah", 1-3 Malunnah Close, Devonport Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William Aikenhead built "Malunnah" in 1888 and it remained his residence until his death in 1902. 
    Malunnah
    Malunnah
    The Residence of William and Helen Aikenhead. It is located at 1-3 Malunnah Close, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
    Died 3 Apr 1902  "Malunnah", Devonport, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Death Notice of William Aikenhead
    Death Notice of William Aikenhead
    William Aikenhead died on 3rd April 1902 at his residence "Malunnah" West Devonport aged 60
    Buried 4 Apr 1902  General Cemetery, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • The property known as "Malunnah" built in 1888 and was the residence of William Aikenhead. It is located at 1-3 Malunnah Close Devonport
    Funeral Notice of William Aikenhead
    Funeral Notice of William Aikenhead
    Funeral Notice of William Aikenhead was published in the North Western Advocate and the Emu Bay Times (Tas) Saturday 05 Apr 1902
    Person ID I8973  Tucker Family Tree | The Descendants of Jonathon Griffiths
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2013 

    Family Helen Emma Griffiths,   b. c.1833, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1907, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1866  Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Marriage Notice of William Aikenhead and Helen Emma Griffiths
    Marriage Notice of William Aikenhead and Helen Emma Griffiths
    William and Helen were married at her father William's residence, Thorley House, West Tamar, Tasmania.
    Divorced 23 Nov 1888  Hobart Supreme Court, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Divorce William and Helen Aikenhead (n.Griffiths)
    Divorce William and Helen Aikenhead (n.Griffiths)
    The divorce of William and Helen Aikenhead (n.Griffiths) made absolute on Friday November 23, 1888.
    Transcript from Divorce Hearing Aikenhead v Aikenhead and Thompson, co-respondent.
    Transcript from Divorce Hearing Aikenhead v Aikenhead and Thompson, co-respondent.
    Supreme Court Hobart, May 03 1888. William Aikenhead applied for divorce from Helen Aikenhead (n.Griffiths) on grounds of Adultery. Published in the Launceston Examiner, Newspaper, Wednesday 09 May(see attached clipping for full details)
    Children 
     1. Helen Emma Louisa Aikenhead,   b. 1867, Richmond, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1949, 34 Victoria St, Sandringham, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [Birth]
     2. Rose Aikenhead,   b. 7 May 1868, Richmond, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb1869, Richmond, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)  [Birth]
     3. William James Aikenhead,   b. 7 May 1868, Richmond, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1882, "Eskview", High Street, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Minnie Aikenhead,   b. 05 May 1870, High Street, Launceston,Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1953, 34 Orrong Crescent, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +5. Charles Montrose Aikenhead,   b. 29 Nov 1873, Longford,Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1915, St. Thomas Private Hospital, Midland Junction, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     6. Albert Aikenhead,   b. 22 Oct 1875, Longford,Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     7. Lillian Aikenhead,   b. 13 Nov 1876, Longford,Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2013 
    Family ID F2810  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 07 May 1842 - Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Mar 1866 - Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - William Aikenhead built "Malunnah" in 1888 and it remained his residence until his death in 1902. - 1888 - "Malunnah", 1-3 Malunnah Close, Devonport Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Apr 1902 - "Malunnah", Devonport, Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 Apr 1902 - General Cemetery, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William Aikenhead
    William Aikenhead
    William Aikenhead

    Documents
    Biography of William Aikenhead
    Biography of William Aikenhead
    The Story of William Aikenhead

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Tasmanian Pioneers, Archives Office of Tasmania, (The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Association with the Archives Office of Tasmania) (Reliability: 3), 07 May 1842.
      Surname Aikenhead, Given Names William, Event Birth, Sex Male, Father James, Mother Judson Anne Priscella, Registration Place Launceston, Event Date 07 May, Event Year 1842, Registration Year 1842, Registration Number 959, RGD Number 33

    2. [S182] Examiner (Launceston,Tas) Newspaper, 1 (Reliability: 2), 3 Apr 1902.
      Death Notice of William Aikenhead publish Examiner Newspaper, Launceston, Tasmania Fri 4 Apr 1902 page 1. See attached clipping for full details.

    3. [S187] The NortWestern Advocate and the Emu Bay Times (Reliability: 3), 4 Apr 1902.
      Launceston Friday the funeral of the late Wm. Aikenhead took place at the General Cemetery to-day and was largely attended - article published The North Western Advocate and the Emu bay times Newspaper Saturday 5 Apr 1902

    4. [S6] Tasmanian Pioneers, Archives Office of Tasmania, (The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Association with the Archives Office of Tasmania) (Reliability: 3), 20 Mar 1866.
      Surname Griffiths, Given Names Helen Emma, Age Adult, Sex Female, Event Marriage, Spouse Surname Aikenhead, Given Names William, Age Adult, Registration Place Launceston, Event Date 20 Mar, Event Year 1866, Registration year 1866, Registration Number 315, RGD Number 37

    5. [S134] The Argus Newspaper , 4 (Reliability: 3), 20 Mar 1866.
      Aikenhead - Griffiths - On the 20th Inst, at the residence of the b rides father, by the Rev. R. K Ewing, William Aikenhead, to Helen Emma, Youngest Daughter of Mr Wm. Griffiths, Thorley House, West Tamar, Tasmania.

    6. [S134] The Argus Newspaper , 4 (Reliability: 3), 20 Mar 1866.
      William Aikenhead married Helen Emma Griffiths 20 Mar 1866 at the residence of the Brides father, Thorley House, West Tamar Tasmania.

    7. [S133] Launceston Examiner Newspaper (Reliability: 3), 23 Nov 1888.
      "Moved that the rule nisi previously granted be made absolute. The application was granted.
      See attached Clipping for full details


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