Ernest Providence George Allwright1

#11682, b. 2 March 1864, d. 15 September 1905
  • Father: George Martin Allwright1 b. 6 Aug 1838, d. 19 Apr 1875
  • Mother: Elizabeth Wood1 b. 1840

Individual's Timeline

Birth2 March 1864Ernest Providence George Allwright2
Death of Father19 April 1875George Martin Allwright3
Marriage30 September 1891Ernest Providence George Allwright4
Death15 September 1905Ernest Providence George Allwright5

Primary events

  • Birth: Ernest Providence George Allwright was born on 2 March 1864 in Tasmania, Australia.2
  • Death of Father: His father George Martin Allwright died on 19 April 1875 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.3
  • Marriage: Ernest Providence George Allwright married Eliza Ross on Wednesday, 30 September 1891 in Tasmania, Australia, when they were 23 years ~&~ 27 years, 6 months and 28 days old.4
  • Death: Ernest died on 15 September 1905 in New South Wales, Australia, (Aged 41 years, 6 months and 13 days, worked back from recorded birth date).5
Brushes with the LAW

mentioned in the Maritime Misdemeanors page of Graves of Tasmania. The Gate-book records show Ernest as being native-born. On 23 August 1881 he was found guilty of Breaching the Merchant Seaman Act and sentenced to Three Days. His warrant number 13986. He arrived at CSG the same day when shown as 17 years-old, a seaman, Protestant with no prior convictions and illiterate. Ernest was released to his ship the following day.

He was also in the papers in 1896 for issuing valueless cheques

A search of BDM records show an Ernest Providence Allwright married an Eliza Ross at Longford, 30 September 1891. He is shown as 25 years-old and Eliza, 23 years-old. There is no further information.


His death was commemorated by an obituary in the Hobart newspapers on 18 September 1905 in The Mercury, Tasmania, Australia.5

Family of Ernest Providence George Allwright and Eliza Ross


  1. BDM in Australia, Aust Vital Records 1788-1905, 1376.
  2. BDM in Australia, Aust Vital Records 1788-1905, ALLWRIGHT, Earnest Providence G     CB 26411 Birth
         Sex:     Male     Father:     George
                   Mother:     Wood Elizabeth
         Event Date:     02 Mar 1864
         Reg Year:     1864     Reg State:     Tasmania
         Ref Number:     1376.
  3. BDM in Australia, Aust Vital Records 1788-1905, 2662.
  4. BDM in Australia, Aust Vital Records 1788-1905, ALLWRIGHT, Ernest Providence     CM 11894          Age:     25     Marriage
         Spouse:     ROSS, Eliza          Age:     23
         Marriage Date:     30 Sep 1891     
         Reg Year:     1891     Reg State:     Tasmania
         Ref Number:     745.     
  5. Trove - Australian Newspapers on line, online