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Emigration of William Exell c 1866
« on: Friday 20 July 18 07:35 BST (UK) »
I am looking for information regarding the emigration to Austrlaia of Williamm Exell. Born c1845 North Nibley. Emigrated c1866 (died 1922 Melbourne and noted as a colonist of 56 years).
Married Margaret Elizabeth Parsons 1884.
Any info regarding dates of emigration, port of departure, vessel and port of arrival  gratefully accepted.
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Re: Emigration of William Exell c 1866
« Reply #1 on: Friday 20 July 18 12:19 BST (UK) »
William EXELL was 18 when he arrived in Australia according to this news item (1863)

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/74603788

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Re: Emigration of William Exell c 1866
« Reply #2 on: Friday 20 July 18 12:25 BST (UK) »
Thank you Sue.
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Re: Emigration of William Exell c 1866
« Reply #3 on: Friday 20 July 18 12:50 BST (UK) »
There was a Wm Exell on the clipper Marpesia which sailed from Liverpool on 20 November 1867 and arrived Melbourne 27 January 1868. Age shown as 28.
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Re: Emigration of William Exell c 1866
« Reply #4 on: Friday 20 July 18 13:06 BST (UK) »

William's christening is on the Forest of Dean Family History Website


16 February 1845 at Wotton under Edge


William EXCELL - parents, William (occupation: labourer) & Esther Anne

Hester Anne - appears to sometimes go by her middle name Anne


residence: Whitley Bottom


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1851 Census, Wotton Under Edge

EXCELL

William - 31 - born North Nibley
Anne - 30
Joseph - 9
Mary - 7
William - 6
Henry - 4
Hesther - 3
John - 1

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Re: Emigration of William Exell c 1866
« Reply #5 on: Friday 20 July 18 16:25 BST (UK) »
Thanks ShaunJ and Capetown.
The 28 years could have been 23. Surprised it only took 69 days when the norm was more like 90.
William's brother John followed in 1869/70 but landed in Qld and then eventuually moved across to   Sandhurst (Bendigo).
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