William Harold Griffiths

Male 1832 - 1859  (27 years)


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  • Name William Harold Griffiths 
    Born 1832  Launceston, Tasmainia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 20 Mar 1832  Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 08 Mar 1859  Mersey Regatta, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    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 14 Mar 1859  "Ferry House", Tamar Street, Launceston, Tasmaina, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Inquest into the death of William Griffiths 
    Inquest into the Death of William Griffiths
    Inquest into the Death of William Griffiths
    Inquest into the death of William Griffiths dated 14 Mar 1859, finding accidental death by drowning, after his boat capsized in the Tamar River, Launceston, whilst competing in the "Tamar Regatta" on 08 Mar 1859.
    Person ID I6369  Tucker Family Tree
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2013 

    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) 
    Mother Elizabeth Burnett,   b. Abt 1806, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1839, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Married 27 Jul 1824  George Town, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Marriage of John Griffiths and Elizabeth Burnett
    Marriage of John Griffiths and Elizabeth Burnett
    John Griffiths married Elizabeth Burnett 27 July 1824 at George Town, by Banns.
    Family ID F1975  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S152] John Griffiths (Reliability: 2).
      William Harold Griffiths born 1832 Launceston Tasmania

    2. [S6] Tasmanian Pioneers, Archives Office of Tasmania, (The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Association with the Archives Office of Tasmania) (Reliability: 3), 08 Mar 1832.
      Surname Griffiths, Given Names William, Event Christening, Sex Male, Father John, Mother U Elizabeth, Registration Place Launceston, Event Date 20 Mar, Event Year 1832, Registration year 1832, Registration Number 4533, RGD Number 32.

    3. [S172] Linc Tasmania, Tasmanian Government, (Tasmanian Government) (Reliability: 3), 14 Mar 1859.
      See Attached Document

    4. [S172] Linc Tasmania, Tasmanian Government, (Tasmanian Government) (Reliability: 3), 14 Mar 1859.
      Inquest into the death of William Griffiths - see attached document.

    5. [S6] Tasmanian Pioneers, Archives Office of Tasmania, (The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Association with the Archives Office of Tasmania) (Reliability: 3), 27 Jul 1824.
      Surname Griffiths, Given Name John, Sex Male, Event Marriage, Spouse Surname Burnett, Spouse Given Name Elizabeth,Registration Place Launceston, Event Date 27 Jul, Event Year 1824, Registration Year 1824, Registration Number 771, RGD Number 36

    6. [S197] St Johns Anglican Church Launceston Tasmania, 29/1824 (Reliability: 3), 27 Jul 1824.
      See attached copy of St John's Launceston Marriage register, page 29, 1824, Marriage number 771, John Griffiths and Elizabeth Burnett.


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