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Timothy Willis

Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Tenterden, Kent, England
Death: September 15, 1888 (79)
Bowral, New South Wales, Australia (Natural Decay)
Place of Burial: Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Boorman Willis and Rebecca Willis
Husband of Sarah Willis
Father of Rebecca Poll (Willis); Sarah Pain (Willis); William Willis; Emma BURTON (WILLIS); George Willis and 7 others
Brother of Sarah Willis; Mary Ann Willis; Thomas Willis; Jonathan Willis; Eliza Skinner (Willis) and 4 others

Occupation: Brickmaker
Managed by: Kathy Louise Thorncraft
Last Updated:

About Timothy Willis

Timothy Willis

Born 8 Jan 1809

(tombstone says 1810)

Baptized 19 Feb 1809

St Mildred’s Anglican Church

Tenterden, Kent

Died 15 September 1888

Buried Anglican Cemetery

of St Simon and St Jude

Bendooley St Bowral

Eliza Willis accompanied her brother Timothy to Australia. They set sail for Australia on 12 May 1839 on the “Cornwall” which carried 374 emigrants and 55 officers and crew. Timothy and Eliza were amongst the last to emigrate under a scheme financed by the British Government. Their port of embarkment was Gravesend (near London) on the River Thames. The voyage to Australia took 112 days, the route covering more than 13000 nautical miles. The “Cornwall” arrived in Port Jacksonon 1 Sept 1839. At that time Sydney had a population of just over 80,000, with half of those being convicts or their descendants.

For further information please see “The Willis Family History”, a brief history of Timothy Willis and his family in Australia, prepared by Dell Bungay, nee Willis, of Wagga Wagga.

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Timothy Willis's Timeline

January 8, 1809
Tenterden, Kent, England
February 19, 1809
Tenterden, UK
July 3, 1845
Age 36
Canterbury, New South Wales, Australia
April 3, 1847
Age 38
Canterbury, New South Wales, Australia
August 2, 1849
Age 40
Canterbury, New South Wales, Australia
April 25, 1851
Age 42
Canterbury, New South Wales, Australia
March 30, 1854
Age 45
Canterbury, New South Wales, Australia
September 16, 1856
Age 47
Camden, New South Wales, Australia
December 9, 1858
Age 49
Camden, New South Wales, Australia