Joseph Benjamin ATKINS

Male 1827 - 1904  (77 years)


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  • Name Joseph Benjamin ATKINS 
    Born 1827  Bishopstone, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Stone, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    England Census 
    • Stone

      1) Joseph Atkins, head, married, 23, ag lab, born Stone, Buckinghamshire, England
      2) Mary Atkins, wife, married, 17, born Great Chesterton, Oxfordshire, England
      3) John Atkins, son, 3, born Stone, Buckinghamshire, England
      4) Eli Atkins, son, 11 months, born Stone, Buckinghamshire, England
    Immigration 01 Jun 1857  Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Joseph and Mary arrived on the "Fortune" with five children - John 10, Enos Eli 8, Jeffrey Benjamin 4, Sarah 2 and Rebeccah an infant.

      The Atkins family were nominated as assisted immigrants by Joseph's uncle, John Hanney (his mother's brother) who was living in Evandale, Tasmania.
    Died 11 Aug 1904  Evandale, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 13 Aug 1904  Evandale, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Presbyterian Church cemetery
    Notes 
    • Joseph and Mary (Nee King) Atkins arrived on the ship "Fortune" in 1857 with their five children. Joseph was a labourer working for James Cox of "Clarendon and Strathmore". By 1877, Joseph was issued a licence to be a carrier (Licence No 1543). At that time, he was leasing 40 acres and a house in Russell St, Evandale. One of his sons, Enos Eli Atkins, was a General Produce Dealer of Evandale. He was known all over the northern parts of Tasmania as a buyer of wattle bark and agricultural produce. He was a member of the Wesleyan Church and President of the local Christian Endeavour Society. Joseph died on 11 Aug 1926 [ no - 1904, son Enos died 1926__J.Crockett] and Mary died on 21 Apr 1884. Both are buried at Evandale. Source: http://users.tpg.com.au/paulmat/Books/bramich.pdf Downloaded 28 Sep 2005
    Person ID I3119  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2017 

    Father Joseph ATKINS,   b. 1799, Stone, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1841, Stone, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Mother Martha HANNEY,   b. 30 Sep 1802, Stone, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1824  Stone, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1344  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary KING,   b. Chesterton, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1884, Evandale, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Dec Q 1846  Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Children 
    +1. John ATKINS,   b. Mar Q 1848, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jul 1915, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
    +2. Enos Eli ATKINS,   b. Jun Q 1850, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1926, Penguin, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)
    +3. Jeffrey Benjamin ATKINS,   b. Dec Q 1852, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Dec 1894, Evandale, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years)
    +4. Sarah ATKINS,   b. 03 Jun 1855, Littleworth, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1920, Ringarooma, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +5. Rebeccah ATKINS,   b. Jun Q 1856, Littleworth, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1940, Penguin, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
    +6. Samuel ATKINS,   b. 07 Mar 1859, Morven (now Evandale), Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1940, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +7. Alice ATKINS,   b. 28 Nov 1860, Morven (now Evandale), Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1938, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +8. Lucy Martha ATKINS,   b. 08 May 1862, Morven (now Evandale), Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1945, Melbourne East, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +9. William ATKINS,   b. 17 Jan 1864, Morven (now Evandale), Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1922, 44 St. Georges Terrace, Battery Point, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F973  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1827 - Bishopstone, Buckinghamshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England Census - 30 Mar 1851 - Stone, Buckinghamshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 01 Jun 1857 - Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Aug 1904 - Evandale, Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 13 Aug 1904 - Evandale, Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S48] Potters, Painters & Preachers, Donald C Lambourne, (Melbourne, Donald C Lambourne, 2005), p 90.

    2. [S153] Ancestry.com. 1851 England Census [database on-line]., (Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005.), Class: HO107; Piece: 1721; Folio: 232; Page: 49; GSU roll: 193629. Household of Joseph Atkins.

    3. [S48] Potters, Painters & Preachers, Donald C Lambourne, (Melbourne, Donald C Lambourne, 2005), p 41.

    4. [S48] Potters, Painters & Preachers, Donald C Lambourne, (Melbourne, Donald C Lambourne, 2005), p 46.

    5. [S59] England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index: 1837-1983 [database on-line], (http://www.freebmd.org.uk), entry for Joseph Atkins and Mary King, volume 6, page 609, Dec quarter 1846, Aylesbury district.