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George Henry Neville(known as Harry)

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I'm researching George henry neville(known as Harry, he lived in Queensland all his life. He married Jessie Louise Wheeler in 1912 and they divorced in 1925.

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on 2012-01-25 05:54:16

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by janilye on 2012-01-25 08:54:00

Birth: 1887 - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Marriage 1: 1912 - Queensland
Marriage 2: 1929 - Queensland
Death: 16 February 1959, Nambour, Queensland
Burial: Old Nambour Cemetery
FATHER: John Neville, 1847-1927
MOTHER: Emma Church, 1849-1931
Spouse 1: Jessie Louise WHEELER
Spouse 2: Elsie Mabel GOETHS
John NEVILLE, a Stonemason, and his wife Emma NEVILLE, nee CHURCH left London on the 18 August 1883 on the 'Zamora' and arrived in Brisbane on the 22 November 1883 with the first 4 of their ultimately 7 children. They spent their lives living at Bald Hills
Their children were:-
John William (1874-1934) Fred Charles (1876-1953) Emily (1878-1878) Arthur Martin (1881-1963) Emma Louisa Maud (1883-1964) Florence Alice Rose (1885-1955) **George Henry (1887-1959) Ethel Vera (1890-1941)

QLD.bd&m BIRTHS;
1887/C1370 George Henry
Neville John
Emma Church

Qld.bd&m marriages;
1: 1912/B11262 Wheeler Jessie Louise
Neville George Henry
2: 1929/B5487 Goeths Elsie Mabel
Neville George Henry

Qld. bd&m DEATHS;
1959/C166 George Henry Neville
John Neville
Emma Church

I just found this article in TROVE, there is a photo too.

The Brisbane Courier,Wednesday 23 December 1931

Mrs. Emma Neville
The death of Mrs. Emma Neville oc- curred after a short illness at her home at Bald Hills on Monday evening. Deceased was the wife of the late Mr. John Neville, who predeceased her by about four years. Mrs. Neville was born at Wisbesch, England, in 1849, and arrived in Brisbane with her husband by the sailing ship Zamora, 48 years ago. After residing at Nundah for a few years she removed to Bald Hills where she has resided ever since.
Mrs Neville was a keen worker for the Red Cross in the Great War, and spent all her spare time working for the benefit of the soldiers. She was a strong supporter of Methodism, of which church she attended to within a few weeks of her death. Mrs Neville is survived by four sons, Messrs J.W. Neville, of Sandgate; F.C. Neville of Zillmere; A.M. Neville, Kedron; Harry Neville, Nambour; also three daughters, Mrs. S.J. Lang, Alderley, Mrs. A. Campling, Kedron; and Mrs. J. Moreton, Caboolture

qld.bd&m DEATHS;
1927/B1207 John Neville - Neville - Warren ** born Norfolk, England aged 80 years
1931/B16020 Emma Neville

Also from Trove;

The Brisbane Courier, Tuesday 24 May 1927

Neville.-The Friends of Mrs. J. Neville are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of her deceased Husband (Mr. John Neville), to move from his late residence, Bald Hills, This (Tuesday) Afternoon, at 2 o'clock, to the Bald Hills Cemetery. Motor service.
CANNON & CRIPPS
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Neville.-The Friends of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Neville, Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Neville. Mr. and Mrs A. M. Neville and Mr. Harry Neville, Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Lang. Mr. and Mrs. A. Campling. Mr. and Mrs. J. Morton, are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of their deceased Father and Father-in-law (Mr. John Neville),to move from his late residence, Bald Hills. This (Tuesday) Afternoon, at 2 o'clock, to the Bald Hills Cemetery. Motor service.
CANNON & CRIPPS.

by RNeville on 2012-01-25 20:15:31

Thank you. I have all this information,I am always on Trove and also the old Nambour Chronicles.

I am applying for Harry & Jessie's marraige certificate, they are my late fathers adopted parents.It's a long story and I made a promise that I would never look into it while my father was alive.

Now I'm addicted! trove is veryinteresting isn't it. Everything was reported back then and in great detail.

by janilye on 2012-01-25 22:01:09

Oh I see. Donald. Well good luck.
Yes I very much enjoy old newspapers.

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