Our Origins - the Family Histories of Craig Fullerton and Celine Amoyal
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Michaell Kadzew
(1741-)
Anne Crawfurd
(ca. 1759-)
James Cowie
(1779-1859)
Janet Allan
(ca. 1779-1815)
James Cadzow **
(1783-1834)
Elisabeth Cowie **
(1800-1865)

William Cadzow
(1830-1887)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Euphemia Brown

William Cadzow

  • Born: 12 Nov 1830, Hamilton, Lanark, Scotland
  • Christened: 12 Dec 1830, Hamilton, Lanark, Scotland
  • Marriage (1): Euphemia Brown on 16 Nov 1851 in Whitburn, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland
  • Died: 28 Dec 1887, Wandiligong, Victoria, Australia at age 57
  • Buried: 29 Dec 1887, Myrtleford, Victoria, Australia

bullet   Cause of his death was Falling down an abandoned mineshaft.

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bullet  General Notes:

The story of the Cadzows and their arrival in Australia is recounted in Craig's award-winning book - In the Shadow of Feathertop A History of the Lives and Legacy of George Jones and Margaret Hardie . You can read about it here: http://craig-fullerton.com/in-the-shadow-of-feathertop/
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At the time of the 1841 Census he was living with his mother and his brothers, James & John at Getside St, Hamilton. At the tender age of 11, he was a Cotton Handloom Weaver as were his brothers, and his mother was a Pirnwinder (someone who winds cotton onto spools), also in the textile industry.

At the time of the 1851 Census he was living in Whitburn with his brother John and John's wife Jane, as well as a lodger. John was the Head of the household. William and John were both recorded as Iron Miners.

He emigrated to Australia as an Assisted Immigrant on the Frederick, arriving into Port Phillip on the 11th April 1855 with his family, including his mother. They did not come ashore until the 14th April. His Shipping Record details that he was a Agricultural Labourer, Presbyterian, and could read and write. He was 23 years of age. Under the section "By Whom Engaged" is the notation "David Blythe, Brunswick" followed by the notation "on own account".

By August of 1855 he had moved to the Forest Creek Goldfields near Castlemaine in Victoria.

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

He worked as a Cotton Handloom Weaver at the time of the Census in 1841 in Hamilton, Lanark, Scotland.

He worked as an Iron Miner at the time of the Census in 1851 in Whitburn, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland.

He emigrated to Victoria, Australia on the "Frederick" under an assisted Immigration programme arriving on 11 Apr 1855.

He worked as a Miner at the time of son william's Birth on 4 Feb 1858 in Ovens River nr, Buckland, , Victoria, Australia.

He worked as a Miner at the time of Edwards birth on 15 May 1862 in Morses Creek now, Bright, , Victoria, Australia.

He worked as a Miner at the time of John's birth on 31 Jul 1864 in Ovens River nr, Bright, , Victoria, Australia.

He worked as a Miner at the time of Thomas' birth on 29 Dec 1866 in Woolshed Reef nr, Freeburgh, Victoria, Australia.

He worked as a Miner at the time of Euphemia's birth on 16 Mar 1869 in Woolshed Reef nr, Freeburgh, Victoria, Australia.

He worked as a Miner at the time of Eleanor's birth on 22 Apr 1871 in Myrtleford, Victoria, Australia.

He worked as a Miner at the time of Maggie's birth on 2 May 1876 in Myrtleford, Victoria, Australia.

He worked as a Mining Manager at the time of Elizabeth's marriage on 20 Jul 1876.

He worked as a Miner at the time of his death on 28 Dec 1887 in Wandiligong, Victoria, Australia.

He worked as a Mining Manager according to daughter Euphemia's Death Certificate.

He worked as a Mining Manager according to his daughter Maggie's Marriage Certificate.

He worked as a Mine Manager according to daughter Eleanor's Death Certificate.

He resided at the time of the Census in 1841 in Getside St, Hamilton, , Lanark, Scotland.

He resided at the time of the Census in 1851 in Sheephousehill, Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland.

He resided at the time of Edwards Birth on 15 May 1862 in Morses Creek now, Bright, , Victoria, Australia.

He resided at the time of Johns birth on 31 Jul 1864 in Ovens River nr, Bright, , Victoria, Australia.

He resided at the time of Thomas' birth on 29 Dec 1866 in Woolshed Reef nr, Freeburgh, Victoria, Australia.

He resided at the time of Euphemia's birth on 16 Mar 1869 in Woolshed Reef nr, Freeburgh, Victoria, Australia.

He had a residence on 10 Jul 1874 in Myrtleford, Victoria, Australia.

He resided at the time of his daughter Elizabeth's marriage on 20 Jul 1876 in Myrtleford, Victoria, Australia.


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William married Euphemia Brown, daughter of William Brown ** and Elizabeth Forsyth **, on 16 Nov 1851 in Whitburn, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland. (Euphemia Brown was born on 10 Jan 1832 in Shotts, Lanark, Scotland, christened on 12 Jan 1832 in Shotts, Lanark, Scotland, died on 27 Jan 1879 in Myrtleford, Victoria, Australia and was buried on 28 Jan 1879 in Myrtleford Cemetery, Myrtleford, Victoria, Australia.). The cause of her death was Aphrasia/ Cerebritis 2 months.


bullet  Marriage Notes:

The Marriage record refers to the publication of their banns as follows: "were proclaimed in order to Marriage on the 16th 23rd and 30th days of November 1851"

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