William Henry AylmerAge: 481833–1882
- William Henry Aylmer
- Given names
- William Henry
|Birth|| 22 August 1833 30|
|Australian History|| 1833|
Note: The penal settlement of Port Arthur is founded in Van Diemen's Land.
|Australian History|| 1835 (Age 16 months)|
Note: John Batman and John Pascoe Fawkner establish a settlement at Port Phillip, now the city of Melbourne.
Note: William Wentworth establishes Australian Patriotic Association (Australia's first political party) to demand democracy for New South Wales.
|Australian History|| 1836 (Age 2)|
Note: Province of South Australia proclaimed with its western border at 132 degrees E.
|Australian History|| 1838 (Age 4)|
Note: First Prussian settlers arrive in South Australia; the largest group on non-British migrants in Australia at the time.
|Australian History|| 1839 (Age 5)|
Note: Paul Edmund Strzelecki becomes first European to ascend and name Australia's highest peak, Mount Kosciuszko.
|Australian History|| 1840 (Age 6)|
Note: Australia's first municipal authority, the City of Adelaide, is established, followed by Sydney City Council.
|Australian History|| 1841 (Age 7)|
Note: New Zealand is proclaimed as a separate colony, no longer part of New South Wales.
|Australian History|| 1842 (Age 8)|
Note: Copper is discovered at Kapunda in South Australia.
|Australian History|| 1843 (Age 9)|
Note: Australia's first parliamentary elections held for the New South Wales Legislative Council (though voting rights are restricted to males of certain wealth or property).
|Australian History|| 1845 (Age 11)|
Note: The ship Cataraqui is wrecked off King Island in Bass Strait. It is Australia's worst civil maritime disaster, with 406 lives lost.
Note: Copper is discovered at Burra in South Australia.
|Australian History|| 1850 (Age 16)|
Note: Western Australia becomes a penal colony.
Note: Australian Colonies Government Act  grants representative constitutions to New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania, colonies set about writing constitutions which produced democratically progressive parliaments
Note: Australia's first university, the University of Sydney, is founded.
|Australian History|| 1851 (Age 17)|
Note: Victoria separates from New South Wales.
Note: The Victorian gold rush starts when gold is found at Summerhill Creek and Ballarat.
Note: Forest Creek Monster Meeting of miners at Chewton near Castlemaine
|Death of a maternal grandmother|| 18 July 1852 (Age 18)|
maternal grandmother - Selina Levinge
|Australian History|| 1853 (Age 19)|
Note: Bendigo Petition and Red Ribbon Rebellion at Bendigo
|Australian History|| 1854 (Age 20)|
Note: The Eureka Stockade
|Australian History|| 1855 (Age 21)|
Note: The transportation of convicts to Norfolk Island ceases.
Note: All men over 21 years of age obtain the right to vote in South Australia.
|Australian History|| 1856 (Age 22)|
Note: Van Diemen's Land name changed to Tasmania.
|Australian History|| 1857 (Age 23)|
Note: Victorian Committee reported that a 'federal union' would be in the interests of all the growing colonies. However, there was not enough interest in or enthusiasm for taking positive steps towards bringing the colonies together.
Note: Victorian men achieve the right to vote.
|Australian History|| 1858 (Age 24)|
Note: Sydney and Melbourne linked by electric telegraph.
Note: New South Wales men achieve the right to vote.
|Australian History|| 1859 (Age 25)|
Note: SS Admella wrecked off south-east coast of South Australia with the loss of 89 lives.
Note: Australian rules football codified, Melbourne Football Club founded
Note: Queensland separates from New South Wales with its western border at 141 degrees E.
|Marriage||Henrietta Harriet Martin - View family|
28 February 1860 (Age 26)
|Australian History|| 1860 (Age 26)|
Note: John McDouall Stuart reaches the centre of the continent. South Australian border changed from 132 degrees E to 129 degrees E.
|Australian History|| 1861 (Age 27)|
Note: The ill-fated Burke and Wills expedition occurs.
Note: skiing in Australia introduced by Norwegians in the Snowy Mountains goldrush town of Kiandra
|Australian History|| 1862 (Age 28)|
Note: Stuart reaches Port Darwin, founding a settlement there. Queensland's western border is moved to 139 degrees E.
|Australian History|| 1863 (Age 29)|
Note: South Australia takes control of the Northern Territory which was part of the colony of New South Wales.
| Birth of a son|
| 6 August 1865 (Age 31)|
son - Percy Gordon Aylmer
|Australian History|| 1867 (Age 33)|
Note: Gold is discovered at Gympie, Queensland.
Note: Saint Mary MacKillop founds Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart.
|Australian History|| 1868 (Age 34)|
Note: The transportation of convicts to Western Australia ceases.
|Australian History|| 1869 (Age 35)|
Note: Children of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are removed from their families by Australian and State government agencies.
|Australian History|| 1872 (Age 38)|
Note: Overland Telegraph Line linking Darwin and Adelaide opens.
|Australian History|| 1873 (Age 39)|
Note: Uluru is first sighted by Europeans, and named Ayers Rock.
|Marriage||Elizabeth Selkirk Gordon - View family|
1874 (Age 40)
|Australian History|| 1875 (Age 41)|
Note: SS Gothenburg strikes Old Reef off North Queensland and sinks with the loss of approximately 102 lives.
Note: Adelaide Steamship Company is formed.
|Australian History|| 1878 (Age 44)|
Note: First horse-drawn trams in Australia commenced operations in Adelaide.
|Australian History|| 1879 (Age 45)|
Note: The first congress of trade unions is held.
|Death of a mother|| 1880 (Age 46)|
mother - Elizabeth Francis Bayly
|Australian History|| 1880 (Age 46)|
Note: The bushranger Ned Kelly is hanged.
Note: Parliamentarians in Victoria become the first in Australia to be paid for their work.
|Australian History|| 1882 (on the date of death)|
Note: First water-borne sewerage service in Australia commenced operations in Adelaide.
|Death|| 1882 (Age 48)|
|Family with parents - View family|
Elizabeth Francis Bayly
Birth 1803 28
Death 1880 (Age 77)
Marriage: 24 November 1830
3 years#1 himself
|Family with Henrietta Harriet Martin - View family|
Marriage: 28 February 1860 — New Zealand
|Family with Elizabeth Selkirk Gordon - View family|
-8 years#1 son
Percy Gordon Aylmer
Birth 6 August 1865 31
Death 3 December 1923 (Age 58)
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