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Clifford Charles Frederick

Male 1834 - 1864  (29 years)


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  • Name Clifford Charles Frederick 
    Born 20 Nov 1834  ,,NSW,Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 14 Dec 1834  St Matthews Church of England, Windsor, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Father Charles Clifford, Mother Louisa, Carpenter, Abode Windsor Minister Henry T Stiles
    Occupation 1861  12 Waterloo Street,Sydney,NSW,Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cane worker 
    Residence 1861  12 Waterloo Street,Sydney,NSW,Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 6 Mar 1864  ,Sydney,NSW,Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Cause: From the effects of a narcotic poison. 
    Buried 8 Mar 1864  Camperdown Cemetery,Camperdown,NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Notes 
    Person ID I830  GeniAus Family Tree
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2020 

    Father Clifford Charles,   b. 27 Jul 1805, ,,Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1897, ,Windsor, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Mother Westbrook Louisa,   b. 28 May 1815, ,Windsor, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1893, ,,NSW,Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 23 Apr 1832  St Matthews Church of England, Windsor, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F462  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, Ancestry.com. Australia, Birth Index, 1788-1922 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
      Name: Charles Clifford
      Birth Date: 1834
      Birth Place: New South Wales
      Registration Year: 1834
      Registration Place: Windsor, New South Wales, Australia
      Father: Charles Clifford
      Mother: Louisa
      Volume Number: V18341012 18
      Reg. C. of E. Windsor St. Matthew's V18341012 18

    2. [S2794] St Matthews Church of Englaand Windsor NSW Parish Registers 1810 to 1856 : 'a complete transcription", Lake Macquarie Family History Group Inc., (Teralba, Lake Macquarie Family History Group, 2003), Entry No 1087 Index No 1093.

    3. [S2794] St Matthews Church of Englaand Windsor NSW Parish Registers 1810 to 1856 : 'a complete transcription", Lake Macquarie Family History Group Inc., (Teralba, Lake Macquarie Family History Group, 2003), Entry number 270 Index 0272).

    4. [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, Ancestry.com. Sydney and New South Wales, Australia, Sands Street Index, 1861-1930 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
      Name: Charles Clifford
      Year: 1861
      Street Number: 12
      Street Name: Waterloo Street
      City: Sydney
      Page: 97

    5. [S3024] NSW Death Index, CLIFFORD CHARLES F 425/1864 AGE 39 YEARS DIED SYDNEY SYDNEY.

    6. [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, State Archives NSW; Series: 2922; Item: 4/6614; Roll: 343.
      Name: Charles Frederick Clifford
      Death Year: Abt 1864
      Inquest Date: 8 Mar 1864
      Inquest Place: Chippendale

    7. [S2] Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 12 Mar 1864 Page 8 NOTES OF THE WEEK.
      A man named Charles Clifford
      poisoned himself by taking laudanum on Sunday
      morning last.

    8. [S2] Sydney Morning Herald, Sat 12 Mar 1864 Page 3 CORONER'S INQUESTS.
      Death from Poison. — The inquest on view of the
      body of a caneworker named Charles Frederick Clifford,
      begun before the City Coroner on Monday, was resumed
      and concluded on Tuesday. The evidence showed that de-
      ceased was gambling at a skittle ground in Castlereagh-street,
      on Saturday afternoon, but it was not clear that he lost any
      money by his bets, or that indeed he had any considerable
      amount to lose. He went home sometime before daylight
      on Sunday morning last, and at about 7 a.m. his wife found
      him lying ill in bed. Dr. Hansard was sent for, and he
      was of opinion that the patient had taken landnaum.
      There was no smell of the poison, or any other indication
      to lead to the presumption beyond the symptoms mani-
      fested by the deceased, and these corresponded with
      symptoms exhibited by the unhappy man three years
      ago when he attempted to destroy himself by taking laud-
      anum ; at that time he hid the bottle under the flooring
      boards of the room. Dr. Roberts also saw the deceased on
      Sunday morning, but it was obvious that there was no like-
      lihood of his recovery, and he died at half-past eleven
      o'clock. The post mortem examination revealed no suffi-
      cient cause of death other than the appearances compatible
      with the supposition that deceased had died from the effects of
      a narcotic poison. Verdict: 'Deceased, aged fifty-nine years
      died from the effects of a narcotic poison, but of what kind
      we have no evidence to say ; and whether he took it himself
      or not we have no evidence to say.' Some of the witnesses
      were persons from the skittle ground, and parts of their
      evidence had reference to the betting, card playing, and
      drinking carried on there. Respecting this place, the jury
      added the following to their verdict : ' We condemn the
      skittle ground kept by John M'Guinness, Castlereagh
      street, as a public nuisance.'

    9. [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, Anglican Church Diocese of Sydney; Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Baptism, Burial, Confirmation, Marriage and composite registers in the Anglican Church Diocese of Sydney Archives.
      Name: Charles Frederick Clifford
      Death Age: 59
      Event Type: Burial
      Birth Date: abt 1805
      Death Date: abt 1864
      Burial Date: 8 Mar 1864
      Burial Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
      Parish as it Appears: Camperdown

    10. [S123] Windsor and Richmond Gazette (NSW : 1888 - 1921), Fri 2 Jun 1916 Page 9 OBITUARY.
      Mr. Charles Clifford, a well-known and high
      ly respected resident, ot Windsor, passed
      away at his late residence, Mileham-street,
      on Friday evening last at the age of 67
      years. .The late Mr. Clifford had been em
      ployed for many years in various tanneries
      in Windsor, and was considered a fine
      tradesman. Of late years he had been em
      ployed by Mr. F. B. Anschau, at his Penin
      sula tannery, and worked there till illness
      overtook him some three or four weeks,
      ago. He was a man who took an intelligent
      interest in all the political problems of
      the day, and was well-informed on the va
      rious subjects. Steady, quiet, and inoffen
      sive, and withal a very industrious man, he
      was greatly liked by all who knew him,
      and no man in the district was more esteemed
      than the late Charles Clifford. He married
      Miss Mary McMahon, daughter ot the late
      Cornelius McMahon, of Tennyson, and their
      family numbers four boys : (Harry, Frederick,
      Charles, and Oscar), and, two daughters
      (Iris and Tessie). The three younger sons
      have enlisted for the war, and one, Charles,
      has gone the front. 'The deceased had
      been laid up for a couple of weeks, and
      the cause of death was heart failure. The
      funeral took place on Sunday, and was
      very largely attended: About 100 Oddfellows,
      of which Order deceased was a much re
      spected member, walked in front of the
      hearse, which was followed by a long con
      course of people. The pall-bearers were
      Messrs. F. B. Anschau, J. Birch, A. Tucker
      man, G. Davis, and C. Dean. The service at
      the grave was conducted by the Rev. Father
      Cassidy, and Mr. J. W. Chandler carried out
      the funeral.