Wonson Biographies


WILLIAM WONSON - William was born abt 1809/1810 in Bickleigh near Exeter, Devon England to parents Joseph WONSON and Mary (CHUBB). He arrived in Sydney, Australia on 30th August 1840, aged 31 years. Accompanying him on the 4 month journey was his wife Elizabeth aged 30 years and four children ranging in ages from 10 months to 8 years. The family had sailed as Bounty Immigrants aboard the sailing ship 'MARY ANNE'.

The Sydney Morning Herald (pub 31 August 1840) described the arrival of the 'Mary Anne' as follows :

"From London yesterday, having left Plymouth the 18th of May, the barque Mary Anne, Capt Bolton, with 270 bounty immigrants. Surgeon Superintendent, Ernest Elliott Esq. Passengers, Mr Marsh and Mr O'Sullivan, the Rev Mr Thompson and lady."
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ALBERT MONDY WONSON - Albert was born abt 1867 in Bradninch, Devon England to parents William WONSON and Emma (MONDY). He arrived in Victoria, Australia in January 1887 aboard the sailing ship 'SALIER' aged 20 years.

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HENRY MONDY WONSON - Henry was born abt 1859 in Bradninch, Devon England. He is the 2nd eldest son of William WONSON and Emma (MONDY) and older brother to Albert Mondy WONSON.

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