|1. ||Sergeant-Major William Henry Athorn was born 1781, England; died Victoria, Australia. |
- Personal: 2 Aug 1828, he Hobart Town Courier, Tasmania; LIVERY AND COMMISSION
WILLIAM ATHORN returns thanks to the gentlemen of Hobart town and the interior, for the very liberal support which he has received since his embarkation in the above business, and begs to state that he has taken for a term of 3 years those commodious and centrically situated premises, ad joining the Waterloo Mills, Liverpool street, where he purposes uniting an extensive range of stabling, in addition to those already on the premises, and his well known and commodious yard and stables at the Red- Lion Inn, altogether affording convenient stable room for 35 horses.
W. Athorn's increasing business, and the indifferent, dangerous, and in some places almost impassable state of the road in Liverpool street, have induced him to engage in the above extensive speculation.
Horses bought and sold on commission.
Horses shod on the latest and most improved principle.
Transcribed from "The Hobart Town Courier, Tasmania, Saturday 2 August 1828"
- Personal: 16 Jun 1837, he Hobart Town Courier, Tasmania; In the matter of the Insolvency of
William Athorn of Restdown, in the Island of Van Diemen's Land, Constable.
WHEREAS, 1 the above named William Athorn did present my petition to the Supreme Court, praying for relief puruant to the act instituted "An act to provide for the distribution of Insolvent estates, and for the amendment in other respects of the law of debtor and creditor" and the same having come to be heard before His Honor Mr. Justice Montagu I the said William Athorn was declared Insolvent, and Mr. William Willson was thereupon appointed the provisional assignee of the estate and effects of me the said insolvent.
Notice is hereby given, that Wednesday the 28th day of June instant, at the hour of ten o'clock in the forenoon, at the Court-house Hobart town, is appointed to be the day and place for the meeting of the creditors of me the said insolvent, for the proof of debts, the choice of assignees, and for otherwise proceeding in the matter of my insolvency.-Dated this 7th day of June 1837.
Transcribed from "The Hobart Town Courier, Tasmania, Friday 16 June 1837"
William married Charlotte Page 1813, England. Charlotte was born Abt 1792, England; died 7 Jun 1876, Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia; was buried Queenborough, Sandy Bay, Tasmania . [Group Sheet]
(Colonial Tasmanian Family Database, Archives of Tasmania)
- Elizabeth Athorn was born Abt 1809, England; died 1 May 1880, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.