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PEARSON from Casino area in NSW

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Hi,
looking for information regarding Caroline Mary Pearson b 17 Dec 1877 and her brother Saumel Charles Pearson b 6th October 1881, both were born in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England. They immigrated with their family to Australia and eventually settled in the Casino area. Samuel was a soldier in WW1 but not sure what happened after that.

They are the children of
William Pearson
Birth 2 Mar 1848 in Tudely, Kent, England
Death 18 Jun 1930 in Casino, New South Wales, Australia

and

Ann Pearson (nee Hodge)
Birth 27 Jul 1854 in Tunbridge, Kent, England
Death 05/09/1941

there were 14 children in the family.

I am a descendant of their sister
Eliza Ann Pearson

Birth 20 June 1879 in Grafton, New South Wales
Death 02 June 1961

Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
gdwrugby

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on 2011-04-22 02:29:16

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by Aussie1947 on 2011-04-22 05:57:56

Hi,

There is a Marriage for Samuel C Pearson & Bertha E Newman registered at Lismore in 1930 Registration No: 4716.

1930 & 1936 & 1937 Electoral Roll.
Subdivision of Casino.
Pearson Samuel Charles, Rack Creek, labourer.
Pearson Bertha Ellen, Rack Creek, Bentley, home duties.

1943 Electoral Roll.
Subdivision of Lismore.
Pearson Samuel Charles, Richmond Lane, woodcutter.
Pearson Bertha Ellen, Richmond Lane, Caretaker.

Death Registration for Samuel Charles Pearson
1947 Registration No: 21750.
Registration District: Lismore.
Father: William.
Mother: Ann.

Samuel Charles Pearson was wounded twice while serving in France and his younger brother Joesph David Pearson was killed in action in November 1916.

Regards
Gerry

by gdwrugby on 2011-04-22 07:53:53

thanks for you help Gerry

by janilye on 2011-04-23 17:02:00

Gerry's right in regards to Samuel Charles, he enlisted at Lismore on 7 Feb. 1916 his mother was living at Coraki, NSW at the time. He was wounded in France in March 1917 then again in August 1918. They returned him to Australia in January 1919 on the Orontes.He was medically discharged 27 March 1919 his disability was a gunshot wound to the thorax. His mother had by this time moved from Coraki to Greenridge, NSW. Samuel died in Lismore in 1947. Yes, he married Bertha Newman in 1930 at Lismore.

by gdwrugby on 2011-04-24 03:39:45

Thanks janilye

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