William Clifford Chugg1

#13018, b. March 1879, d. 1882

Individual's Timeline

Birth RegMarch 1879William Clifford Chugg2,1,3
EmigratAU16 January 1882George Marion Chugg4,5
Death1882William Clifford Chugg1

Primary events

  • Birth Reg: William's birth was registered in the quarter ended in March 1879 in the Cuckfield, Hds Heath registration district.2,1,3
  • Death: William died in 1882 in Glebe, New South Wales, Australia, (Aged 2 years, worked back from recorded birth date).1

Secondary circumstances

  • (Witness) EmigratAU: William Clifford Chugg was with George Marion Chugg and Harriet Wickham when they emigrated to Australia on 16 January 1882 from England; They were assisted migrants. George was a 32 year old carpenter from Devon whose parents were both dead, and Harriet his wife who was 30 and from Sussex. Harriet's mother Harriet Wickam was alive and living in Sussex. Both could read and write. They had 4 children with them. They stated a religion, but it is difficult to read, possibly ASdly.4,5

Census details

Citations

  1. DB - NSW BDM on line, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory, 3557/1882.
  2. NSW assisted immigration 1844 - 1859, online http://www.records.nsw.gov.au/, http://www.records.nsw.gov.au/ASP/index8096.asp
  3. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com
  4. Website Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com) "New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
    Name:      George Chugg
    Estimated birth year:      abt 1850
    Age:      32
    Voyage Arrival Date:      16 Jan 1882
    Vessel Name:      Forfarshire
    see downloaded passenger list."
  5. NSW assisted immigration 1844 - 1859, online http://www.records.nsw.gov.au/, http://www.records.nsw.gov.au/ASP/index8096.asp
    SURNAME FIRST AGE EVENTS VESSEL YEAR MONTH REEL REMARKS
    CHUGG Ernest 6 Forfarshire 1882 2142, 2493 and family
    CHUGG Ethel inft Forfarshire 1882 2142, 2493 and family
    CHUGG George 4 Forfarshire 1882 2142, 2493 and family
    CHUGG George 32 Forfarshire 1882 2142, 2493 and family
    CHUGG Harriett 30 Forfarshire 1882 2142, 2493 and family
    CHUGG William 2 Forfarshire 1882 2142, 2493 and family

    The Forfarshire, built in 1876, was a fine large well-appointed ship of 1238 tons, which made frequent visits to New Zealand and Australia. She did not run continuously to the colony, having only made six voyages from 1973 to 1900.

    Forfarshire is mentioned in the following books. Note a Forfarshire was wrecked in 1838. This is not the same ship as this one.

    Forfarshire
    188 Paine, Ships of the World
    Forfarshire
    33-4, 418 Lubbock, Windjammers, Vol. 2
    Forfarshire
    361-2,477 Lubbock, Windjammers, Vol. 1
    Forfarshire, Listed
    294 Lubbock, Colonial Clippers

    FORFARSHIRE (The) 1238 ton ship. built 1867 by Morrison of Sunderland. Chartered by Shaw Savill Company for the first voyage out in 1873. Made 6 voyages to NZ.

    FORFARSHIRE - 1887
    Code letters: HNGP Official Number: 56779
    Master: Captain D.D. Brown, appointed to the Shipping Line in 1873 and to the ship in 1876.
    Rigging: composite materials Ship; 2 decks; sheathed in felt & yellow metal; fastened with copper bolts;
    galvanized iron bolts used on upper deck; .
    Tonnage: 1,238 tons gross, 1,124 under deck and 1,238 net.
    Dimensions: 201.9 feet long, 37.1 foot beam and holds 22.1 feet deep;
    Poop 62 feet long; Forecastle 37 feet.
    Construction: 1867, J. Morison in Sunderland; iron frame planked; repairs to damages in 1877;
    partial new deck in 1879.
    Owners: Shaw, Savill & Albion Co. Ltd.
    Port of registry: Southampton.