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Of the 232 SMITH's who served in the Boer War, these are the fallen.
SMITH - Albert Edward. Service number: 58 Rank: Private.Unit: Mounted Rifles, NSW, A Sqn Date of death: 31 May 1900 Place of death: Bloemfontein
SMITH - D'Arcy. Service number: 1439 Rank: Trooper Unit: 3rd Battalion Australian Commonwealth Horse. Date of death: 07/1902 Place of death: At sea
SMITH - Frederick Victor. Service number: 106 Rank: Private Unit: First NSW Mounted Rifles, E Sqn Date of death: 1 May 1900 Place of death: Houtnek
SMITH - James Anderson. Service number: 204 Rank: Lance Corporal Unit: Fourth (Imperial) Contingent, Vic Date of death: 11 January 1901 Place of death: Mafeking
SMITH - Sydney James. b:18 August 1880, Orange NSW. Son of Charles SMITH 1850-? and Elizabeth Ann Wilkinson BRAY 1849-1933 Service number: 264 Rank: Sergeant Unit: Third NSW Mounted Rifles, D Sqn Date of death: 12 October 1901 Place of death: Leeuwkop
SMITH - Thomas. Service number: 74 Rank: Private Unit: Army Medical Corps First Contingent Date of death: 26 February 1900 Cause of death: Illness (Fever)
SMITH - William. Service number: 789 Rank: Corporal Unit: Third NSW Imperial Bushmen Date of death: 11 December 1901 Place of death: Middelburg
SMITH - William Edwin. Service number: 118 Rank: Private Unit: First South Australian Mounted Rifles (Australian Regiment) Date of death: 18-21/02/1900 Place of death: Arundle Cause of death: Killed in action
Source: AWM142 Roll of Honour cards, War in South Africa, 1899-1902
SMITH ADA ELIZABETH 16 08/04/1881 East Maitland HS E 7 burial In loving memory of Ada Elizabeth Dearly belved daughter of R and MA Smith Died 8th April 1881 Aged 16 years. Not our wiil but thine be done
SMITH ADA M 28 17/07/1899 METH Rutherford HS 1B 16 burial Maria Elizabeth Skinner Died 11th Sep 1902 Aged 56 years "I am the resurrection and the life St John XI 25 (At Right) In loving memory of Ada M Smith Died 17th July 1899 Aged 28 years "Jesu lover of my soul" Herbert Langley Smith 1865 - 1899 William Thomas Skinner 1864 - 1915 (Left side) In loving memory of James John Skinner 1868 - 1943 and his children Nettie Chiarelli 1893 -1940 Kenneth Maitland Skinner 1897 - 1917 Killed in France * William James Skinner 1894 - 1977 * Richard John Skinner 1895 - 1971 * Ada Maria Smith 1899 - 1964 * Jack Stewart Skinner 1900- 1974 * Arthur Ernest Skinner 1902 - 1969 * Cremated at Beresfield
SMITH ADA MARIA 65 --/--/1964 METH Rutherford HS 1B 17 burial MEMORIAL ONLY - CREMATED AT BERESFIELD Maria Elizabeth Skinner Died 11th Sep 1902 Aged 56 years "I am the resurrection and the life St John XI 25 (At Right) In loving memory of Ada M Smith Died 17th July 1899 Aged 28 years "Jesu lover of my soul" Herbert Langley Smith 1865 - 1899 William Thomas Skinner 1864 - 1915 (Left side) In loving memory of James John Skinner 1868 - 1943 and his children Nettie Chiarelli 1893 -1940 Kenneth Maitland Skinner 1897 - 1917 Killed in France * William James Skinner 1894 - 1977 * Richard John Skinner 1895 - 1971 * Ada Maria Smith 1899 - 1964 * Jack Stewart Skinner 1900- 1974 * Arthur Ernest Skinner 1902 - 1969 * Cremated at Beresfield
SMITH AGNES 47 22/01/1903 CE Campbells Hill BR D2 14 burial
SMITH AGNES MARY 71 22/01/1938 METH Rutherford HS 3C 13 burial GRAN Agnes M Smith Died 22nd Jan 1938 Aged 71 years
SMITH AIDEN 18 Wks Gest 15.6.2006 23.6.2006 RC East Maitland HS CHILDRENS 37 burial BABY. RIGHT OF BURIAL NO. 1239 Blue pearl granite on concrete slab Aiden Smith 15-6-2006 always loved (On slab) my beautiful son MONUMENTAL MASONS - S.R. HORDER & SON PTY LTD - APPLICATION APPROVED 30.10.06
SMITH ALBERT A. 70 16/08/1958 17/08/1958 CE Campbells Hill BORDER B7 2 burial LOCATION NOT VERIFIED
SMITH ALBERT HARMAN 50 16/09/1953 RC Campbells Hill BR BORDER H 12 burial
SMITH ALBERT JOSEPH 68 10/10/1984 12/10/1984 RC Campbells Hill BR D7 CENTRE 10 burial RIGHT OF BURIAL 32/1984
SMITH ALEXANDER 76 06.01.1933 07.01.1933 CE Campbells Hill BR A4 74 burial
SMITH ALEXANDER (REV) 91 10/09/1941 12/09/1941 PRES East Maitland BR 21 37 burial ALSO ITS BOOK 15 IN LOVING MEMORY OF LAVINIA MARION SMITH DIED 10TH NOV 1981 AGED 91 YEARS ELIZABETH RUTH BELOVED WIFE OF REV ALEXANDER SMITH 9TH AUGUST 1922 AGED 73 YEARS REV. ALEXANDER SMITH BELOVED HUSBAND OF ELIZABETH RUTH SMITH 10TH SEPTEMBER 1941 AGED 91 YEARS MARGARET MADGE SMITH DIED 27TH JUNE 1983 AGED 94 YEARS IN LOVING MEMORY OF MARY W. HALL PASSED AWAY 25TH AUG 1968 IN LOVING MEMORY OF ELSPETH SMITH PASSED AWAY 30TH OCT 1950 ALSO ANNE JONES 26TH FEB 1962 IN LOVING MEMORY OF JESSIE B. WHITE PASSED AWAY 10TH JAN 1965 BROWNE MAITLAND
SMITH ALEXANDER HENRY 41 13/03/1946 METH East Maitland HS H 201 burial Two headstones and 1 plaque Headstone 1 - In loving memory of Alex Henry Smith Called home 13th March 1946 Aged 41 years. Also his brother Sgt Colin High McKenzie RAAF Paid the supreme sacrifice 27th Aug. 1942 Aged 29 years. Age shall not weary them. Headstone 2 - Ann Smith (ashes) Jane Janet Cameron (ashes) Plaque - Gladys Josephine Smith Passed away 26th May 1995 Agedd 87 years. Together forever more. Monumental Masons - Browne Maitland
SMITH ALFRED 10.11.1953 CE Campbells Hill HS BORD 4A burial
SMITH ALFRED ALEXANDER 57 17.11.1935 RC Campbells Hill BR A8 35 burial ALSO ITS BOOK 7
SMITH ALFRED WILLIAM 2/09/1940 CE East Maitland BR 8 54 burial
SMITH ALICE 15.09.1970 RC Campbells Hill BR B1 39 burial
SMITH ALICE 59 11.03.1914 13.03.1914 CE Campbells Hill BR A9 18 burial
SMITH ALICE EMILY 1.7M 22.07.1863 CE Campbells Hill HS A4 R burial
SMITH ALICE VERONICA 79 12.09.1970 RC Campbells Hill HS B1 39 burial
SMITH ALLEN COURTIS 91 10/12/2006 13/12/2006 BAPT East Maitland BR D 104 burial RIGHT OF BURIAL NO. 0889. SINGLE DEPTH ONLY
SMITH AMANDA 2 1/03/1967 RC Morpeth Plots BR B 30 burial
SMITH AMY 1 07.04.1871 08.04.1871 CE Campbells Hill BR BORDER F burial
SMITH ANGELINA 80 14.03.1910 15.03.1910 CE Campbells Hill BR D4 42 burial
SMITH ANN METH East Maitland HS H 201 burial ASHES Two headstones and 1 plaque Headstone 1 - In loving memory of Alex Henry Smith Called home 13th March 1946 Aged 41 years. Also his brother Sgt Colin Hoigh McKenzie RAAF Paid the supreme sacrifice 27th Aug. 1942 Aged 29 years. Age shall not weary them. Headstone 2 - Ann Smith (ashes) Jane Janet Cameron (ashes) Plaque - Gladys Josephine Smith Passed away 26th May 1995 Aged 87 years. Together forever more.
SMITH ANN KATHLEEN 83 7/03/1974 11/03/1974 CE East Maitland HS 21 52 burial ALSO ITS BOOK 15 In loving memory of Walter William J Smith Died 4th Sept 1965 Aged 74 years Ann Kathleen Smith Died 7th March 1974 Aged 83 years Headstone Browne - Base
SMITH ANNA 77 23.03.1867 23.03.1867 CE Campbells Hill BR D9 45 burial
SMITH ANNE 54 12.06.1876 13.06.1876 CE Campbells Hill BR C4 7 burial
SMITH ANNE 5 28/6/1836 CE Glebe BR burial D. OF JOHN & MARY
SMITH ANNIE 11/02/1968 RC Campbells Hill BR A4 26 burial
SMITH ANNIE SERADA 57 4/02/1974 CE St James Morpeth Columbarium BR burial NO LOCATION
SMITH ARTHUR 7D 09.11.1891 10.11.1891 CE Campbells Hill BR BORDER F burial
SMITH ATHOL PUD 77 20/03/1998 24/03/1998 METH East Maitland HS H 319 burial OLD GROUND In loving memory of Athol (Pud) Smith 28.10.1920 - 20.3.1998 Dear husband and father Dear baby daughter Marcia Narelle Smith Taken into God's Care 7 days.
SMITH AUBREY JOSEPH 6D 25.11.1906 28.11.1906 CE Campbells Hill BR B1 24 burial
SMITH AUDREY BEATRICE 28 1/01/1929 METH Rutherford HS 3A 15 burial In loving memory of my dear wife and our Mother Beatrice Audrey Smith Died 1st Jan 1929 Aged 28 years Isabella Dilley Died 7th Jan 1936 Aged 65 years Noel Smith Died 5th June 1953 Aged 24 years In God's care Remembrance
SMITH BRIDGET 28/05/1946 RC Campbells Hill BR A4 23 burial
SMITH CATHERINE (KATE) 52 25/05/1909 METH Rutherford HS 1B 22 burial In loving memory of Frederick Ralph Smith Died 5th Aug 1907 Aged 54 years He giveth his beloved sleep Also Catherine (Kate) his beloved wife Died 28th May 1909 Aged 52 years Simply to the cross I cling (In base) Peace perfect peace
SMITH CHARLES 31 11.01.1910 12.01.1910 CE Campbells Hill BR C7 47-48 burial
SMITH CHARLES EDWARD 43 9/05/1949 PRES East Maitland BR 10 burial
SMITH CHARLES GEORGE 74 25/04/2000 28/04/2000 RC East Maitland HS 38 4 burial BURIAL PERMIT NO 0653 DOUBLE DEPTH In loving memory of Charles George Smith Born: 1st December 1926 Passed away 25th April 2000 Aged 73 years. Loved husband father and 'Dar"
SMITH CHARLOTTE 13 31.12.1864 02.01.1864 CE Campbells Hill BR D9 7 burial
SMITH CHRISTIE DAWN 25 10/05/2002 16/05/2002 RC East Maitland HS 39 23 burial DOUBLE DEPTH RIGHT OF BURIAL 0849 GRANITE HEADSTONE ON CONCRETE AND CHIPPINGS. CONCRETE BASECOURSE (1200 X 2400). GRANITE 1100 X 2300 TREASURED MEMORIES OF CHRISTIE DAWN SMITH 6/1/1977 - 10/5/2002. AGED 25 YEARS OUR DARLING DAUGHTER AND SISTER. ALWAYS LOVED.
SMITH CHRISTINE ROSE 42 7/04/2003 11/04/2003 CE East Maitland HS 28 46 burial DOUBLE DEPTH RIGHT OF BURIAL TRANSFERRED FROM PORTERS Christine Rose Smith Passed away 7.4.2003 Aged 42 years Loved forever and ever
SMITH CLARICE FLORENCE 82 17/02/1999 19/02/1999 RC Campbells Hill BR D7 CENTRE 10 burial RIGHT OF BURIAL 0516
SMITH CLAUDE LANCELOT 64 10/07/1977 CE St James Morpeth Columbarium BR burial NO LOCATION
SMITH COLIN 17 16.09.1928 18.09.1928 CE Campbells Hill BR C10 54 burial
SMITH CONSTANCE MARY 35 16.02.1927 18.02.1927 CE Campbells Hill BR D10 34-35 burial
SMITH CYRIL CLIFTON 04.05.1913 05.05.1913 CE Campbells Hill BR B1 25 burial
SMITH D.A. 2/08/1965 CE Campbells Hill HS BORD 4A burial
SMITH DOLLY 69 19.08.1902 20.08.1902 CE Campbells Hill BR BORDER FC1 14 burial
SMITH DOROTHY 3 08.07.1944 10.07.1944 CE Campbells Hill BR B10 67 burial
SMITH E N 54 6/08/1921 CE Morpeth Plots BR burial MILITARY GRAVE NX47191 CORPORAL 2/15 FIELD COMPANY RAE
SMITH E V 3 04.12.1893 06.12.1893 CE Campbells Hill BR B1 42 burial
SMITH EDA HENLY 21.04.1965 East Maitland BR B 3 burial
SMITH EDWARD 78 27.12.1894 28.12.1894 CE Campbells Hill BR BORDER F burial
SMITH ELIZA JANE 90 7/08/1931 8/08/1931 CE Campbells Hill BR B1 25/27 burial
SMITH ELIZABETH 52 07.10.1875 08.10.1875 CE Campbells Hill BR B2 19-19 burial
SMITH ELIZABETH 5M 0/0/00000 CE Glebe BR burial DATE OF DEATH UNKNOWN
SMITH ELIZABETH ANN 40 13/08/1919 RC Campbells Hill BR C1 20 burial
SMITH ELIZABETH HARRIET 33 01.01.1868 02.01.1868 CE Campbells Hill BR 4 burial
SMITH ELIZABETH HEUGH 68 31/08/1927 1/09/1927 PRES East Maitland HS 5 12 burial In loving memory of Harry George Smith Died 20th Oct 1901. Aged 47. At Rest. Also his beloved wife Elizabeth Heugh Smith Died 31st Aug. 1927. Aged 68 years. Monumental Masons - Browne Maitland
SMITH ELIZABETH RUTH 73 9/08/1922 10/08/1922 PRES East Maitland BR 21 38 burial ALSO ITS BOOK 15 IN LOVING MEMORY OF LAVINIA MARION SMITH DIED 10TH NOV 1981 AGED 91 YEARS ELIZABETH RUTH BELOVED WIFE OF REV ALEXANDER SMITH 9TH AUGUST 1922 AGED 73 YEARS REV. ALEXANDER SMITH BELOVED HUSBAND OF ELIZABETH RUTH SMITH 10TH SEPTEMBER 1941 AGED 91 YEARS MARGARET MADGE SMITH DIED 27TH JUNE 1983 AGED 94 YEARS IN LOVING MEMORY OF MARY W. HALL PASSED AWAY 25TH AUG 1968 IN LOVING MEMORY OF ELSPETH SMITH PASSED AWAY 30TH OCT 1950 ALSO ANNE JONES 26TH FEB 1962 IN LOVING MEMORY OF JESSIE B. WHITE PASSED AWAY 10TH JAN 1965 BROWNE MAITLAND
SMITH ELLEN 5 29/4/1840 CE Glebe BR burial BURNED TO DEATH
SMITH ELSPETH ELIZABETH 30/10/1950 PRES East Maitland BR 21 37-39 burial IN LOVING MEMORY OF LAVINIA MARION SMITH DIED 10TH NOV 1981 AGED 91 YEARS ELIZABETH RUTH BELOVED WIFE OF REV ALEXANDER SMITH 9TH AUGUST 1922 AGED 73 YEARS REV. ALEXANDER SMITH BELOVED HUSBAND OF ELIZABETH RUTH SMITH 10TH SEPTEMBER 1941 AGED 91 YEARS MARGARET MADGE SMITH DIED 27TH JUNE 1983 AGED 94 YEARS IN LOVING MEMORY OF MARY W. HALL PASSED AWAY 25TH AUG 1968 IN LOVING MEMORY OF ELSPETH SMITH PASSED AWAY 30TH OCT 1950 ALSO ANNE JONES 26TH FEB 1962 IN LOVING MEMORY OF JESSIE B. WHITE PASSED AWAY 10TH JAN 1965 BROWNE MAITLAND
SMITH ELSPETH MARY 81 13/10/1995 17/05/1995 BAPT East Maitland HS C 75 burial DOUBLE DEPTH CROSS ONLY Elspeth Mary Smith
SMITH EMILY 14D 11.06.1866 12.06.1866 CE Campbells Hill BR BORDER F burial
SMITH EMILY 19M 22.07.1863 23.07.1863 CE Campbells Hill BR A4 74-76 burial
SMITH EMILY .M. 67 29.06.\\\\ CE Campbells Hill HS B6 R burial
SMITH FANNY 14M 22/11/1838 CE Glebe BR burial D. OF JOHN/OVERSEER TO MR HOWE
SMITH FANNY 65 30/10/1831 31/10/1831 CE Glebe BR burial WIFE OF ROBERT/BLACKSMITH
SMITH FLORENCE EVELINE 88 11/07/2004 14/07/2004 CE East Maitland BR 5B 8 burial Florence Eveline (Salter) Smith "Flo" (nee Kelly) 29.4.1916 - 11.7.2004 Aged 88 years A devoted wife mother mother-in-law Nan and Great Nan Monumental Masons - Edstein Creative Stone 01/12/2004
SMITH FRANCES 50 6/3/1843 CE Glebe BR burial SETTLER
SMITH FRANCES ANN 4/04/1935 METH Rutherford BR 3B 36 burial
SMITH FRANCIS 43 09.12.1885 10.12.1885 CE Campbells Hill BR burial
SMITH FRANCIS EDWARD 68 17/03/1966 RC Campbells Hill BR BORDER I 100 burial
SMITH FRANCIS JOHN 15/03/1926 RC Campbells Hill BR A4 23 burial
SMITH FRANCIS MAXWELL 84 4/09/2007 CE Campbells Hill BORDER 5 11 burial ASHES ONLY - Interred into grave of Graham Maxwell Smith
SMITH FRANCIS RUPERT 41 12.10.1922 CE Morpeth Plots HS burial
SMITH FRANK 54 29/07/1971 2/08/1971 CE East Maitland HS 24 30 burial ALSO ITS BOOK 15 Cross only Frank Smith
SMITH FRANK EDWARD 79 28/03/1999 31/03/1999 METH Morpeth Plots HS 10 9 burial RIGHT OF BURIAL 0532 2/401089 Private F.E. Smith I Battalion Royal Australian Regiment 28th March 1999 Age 78 Beloved husband of Dossy. In my thoughts forever. Also a loved uncle. Monumental Masons - RF Gaites 23/09/1999
SMITH FREDERICK RALPH 54 5/08/1907 METH Rutherford HS 1B 21 burial In loving memory of Frederick Ralph Smith Died 5th Aug 1907 Aged 54 years He giveth his beloved sleep Also Catherine (Kate) his beloved wife Died 28th May 1909 Aged 52 years Simply to the cross I cling (In base) Peace perfect peace
SMITH G J 43 31/01/1943 War HS 1 burial N156925 Lance Corporal GJ Smith Army Canteen Service 31st January 1943 Aged 43 He died as he lived loved by all R.I.P
SMITH GAVIN CECIL 12 19/09/1983 24/09/1983 RC East Maitland BR 26 60 burial Right of Burial 26/1983
SMITH GEOFFREY JOHN 61 21/07/1991 24/07/1991 CE East Maitland HS 26 26 burial In loving memory of my dear husband Our beloved father & grandfather (poppy) Geoffrey J Smith 14.2.1930 - 21.7.1991 Rest in Peace Monumental Masons - SR Horder & Son Telarah
SMITH GEORGE 78 26/10/1859 METH Oakhampton HS burial Scared to the memory of George Smith who departed this life On 26th of Oct 1859 Aged 78 years. A christian's body rests beneath His hope in life his hope in death Was god our saviour - hope divine ask thy soul reader is it thine. Footstone: 1859
SMITH GEORGE 18 5/01/1968 CE Campbells Hill burial
SMITH GEORGE 18.05.1927 RC Campbells Hill BR B1 3 burial
SMITH GEORGE 1 12/5/18-- CE Glebe BR burial BOND TO JOHN BARRY YEAR OF DEATH ILLEGIBLE
SMITH GEORGE EDWARD 8 06.03.1934 07.03.1934 CE Campbells Hill BR D5 (2) 20 burial
SMITH GEORGE ERNEST 62 05.10.1926 06.10.1926 CE Campbells Hill BR B6 14 burial
SMITH GEORGE THOMAS (TERRY) 82 10/08/2003 15/08/2003 RC East Maitland BR A 13 burial DOUBLE DEPTH
SMITH GERTRUDE ELIZABETH 80 6/08/2002 12/08/2002 METH Morpeth Plots BR 12 4 burial DOUBLE DEPTH. RIGHT OF BURIAL NO. 0880
SMITH GLADYS JOSEPHINE 87 26/05/1995 30/05/1995 METH East Maitland HS H 201 burial BURIED WITH HUSBAND ALEXANDER SMITH Two headstones and 1 plaque Headstone 1 - In loving memory of Alex Henry Smith Called home 13th March 1946 Aged 41 years. Also his brother Sgt Colin High McKenzie RAAF Paid the supreme sacrifice 27th Aug. 1942 Aegd 29 years. Age shall not weary them. Headstone 2 - Ann Smith (ashes) Jane Janet Camerson (ashes) Plaque - Gladys Josephine Smith Passed away 26th May 1995 Aged 87 years. Together forever more. Monumental Masons - Browne Maitland
SMITH GORDON 6M 13.12.1911 14.12.1911 CE Campbells Hill BR FREE burial GROUND
SMITH GORGE 67 03.06.1908 04.06.1908 CE Campbells Hill BR D2 15 burial
SMITH GRACE LYLLIAN 11/05/1971 12/05/1971 RC East Maitland BR A 14 burial
SMITH GRAHAM MAXWELL 34 16/07/1989 20/07/1989 CE Campbells Hill BR BORDER 5 11 burial Ashes of Francis Maxwell Smith to be interred.
SMITH GWENNETH ALICE MARY 25 9/12/1936 CE East Maitland HS 9 41 burial In loving memory of My dear wife & our mother Gwenneth Alice Mary Smith Died 9th Dec 1936 Aged 25 years Our dear father & grandfather William Smith Called home 10th Jan 1987 Aged 75 years In God's Care
SMITH HANNAH 47 26/7/1852 CE Glebe BR burial WIFE OF EX-CONSTABLE
SMITH HAROLD GORDON 4M 13.06.1875 15.06.1875 CE Campbells Hill BR A4 73 burial
SMITH HARRY --/--/1899 METH Rutherford BR 1B 20 burial
SMITH HARRY GEORGE 47 20/10/1901 21/10/1901 PRES East Maitland HS 5 13 burial In loving memory of Harry George Smith Died 20th Oct 1901. Aged 47. At Rest. Also his beloved wife Elizabeth Heugh Smith Died 31st Aug. 1927. Aged 68 years. Monumental Masons - Browne Maitland
SMITH HARRY LIVERPOOL 1 30.07.1879 02.08.1879 CE Campbells Hill BR A3 12.14 burial
SMITH HARRY RAYMOND 67 20/08/1980 22/08/1980 RC East Maitland BR D 53 burial
SMITH HARRY YARRON 83 10.05.1937 11.05.1937 CE Campbells Hill BR B2 18.19 burial
SMITH HENRY 47 09.06.1858 10.06.1858 CE Campbells Hill BR B10 58 burial
SMITH HENRY 65 28/06/1925 East Maitland HS E 8 burial In loving memory of My dear father Henry Smith Died 28th June 1925 Aged 65 years. My dear mother Jane Ann Smith Died 5th May 1883 Also their infant son Henry James Smith Aged 8 months. Eva Sanderson
SMITH HENRY GEORGE 47 20.10.1901 PRES East Maitland HS 5 burial
SMITH HENRY JAMES 8MTHS . East Maitland HS E 10 burial In loving memory of My dear father Henry Smith Died 28th June 1925 Aged 65 years. My dear mother Jane Ann Smith Died 5th May 1883 Also their infant son Henry James Smith Aged 8 months. Eva Sanderson.
SMITH HERBERT ALLAN 81 13/05/1977 16/05/1977 CE East Maitland BR 17 6 burial ALSO ITS BOOK 15
SMITH HERBERT HENRY 81 3/06/1962 CE Morpeth Plots HS burial BLACK GRANITE SANDSTONE TABLET. SANDSTONE KERB. PEBBLE INFILL. METALIC PLAQUE. COPPER PLAQUE FIXED TO BRICKS. IN LOVING MEMOERY OF MY BELOVED WIFE AND OUR DEAR MOTHER MABEL AMELIA SMITH. PASSED AWAY 24TH JULY 1945 AGE 55 YEARS. HERBERT HENRY SMITH PASSED AWAY 3RD JUNE 1965 AGED 81 YEARS OUR BELOVED FATHER. ALSO MY DEAR HUSBAND AND OUR FATHER ALLAN ARTHUR HOWARTH DIED 12.8.1974 AGED 49 YEARS FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS. TO THE BEAUTIFUL MEMORY OF GORDON LESLIE PYNE DIED SEPT 1986 AGED 70 YEARS. LOVED BY HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS JOY. NONE NONE AT THIS STAGE INTACT GOOD
SMITH HERBERT LANGLEY 71 2/08/1953 CE East Maitland HS 18 39 burial ALSO ITS BOOK 15 SMITH In loving memory of Our dear parents Herbert Langley Died 2nd Aug 1953 Aged 71 years Hilda May Died 28th Dec 1959 Aged 66 yrs Monumental Masons - SR Horder
SMITH HERBERT LANGLEY 34 --/--1899 METH Rutherford HS 1B 16 burial Maria Elizabeth Skinner Died 11th Sep 1902 Aged 56 years "I am the resurrection and the life St John XI 25 (At Right) In loving memory of Ada M Smith Died 17th July 1899 Aged 28 years "Jesu lover of my soul" Herbert Langley Smith 1865 - 1899 William Thomas Skinner 1864 - 1915 (Left side) In loving memory of James John Skinner 1868 - 1943 and his children Nettie Chiarelli 1893 -1940 Kenneth Maitland Skinner 1897 - 1917 Killed in France * William James Skinner 1894 - 1977 * Richard John Skinner 1895 - 1971 * Ada Maria Smith 1899 - 1964 * Jack Stewart Skinner 1900- 1974 * Arthur Ernest Skinner 1902 - 1969 * Cremated at Beresfield
SMITH HERBERT THOMAS 25 05.12.1918 06.12.1918 CE Campbells Hill BR D9 72 burial
SMITH HILDA MAY 66 28/12/1959 CE East Maitland HS 18 40 burial ALSO ITS BOOK 15 SMITH In loving memory of Our dear parents Herbert Langley Died 2nd Aug 1953 Aged 71 years Hilda May Died 28th Dec 1959 Aged 66 yrs Monumental Masons - SR Horder
SMITH HILDA RUTH 81 30/03/1998 METH Morpeth Colum BR 79 burial Right of Internment 0032 Interred with husband Ronald George In loving memory of Hilda Ruth Smith 7.9.1916 - 30.3.1998 Aged 81 years Ronald George Smith 24.8.1912 - 18.81999 Aged 86 eyars Always in our hearts
SMITH J B 17 23.11.1901 24.11.1901 CE Campbells Hill BR D2 69 burial
SMITH J.H.T 3M 17.10.1890 18.10.1890 CE Campbells Hill BR C4 73 burial
SMITH JACK SYLVESTER 3DAYS 28/12/2002 3/01/2003 RC Campbells Hill BR BABY 4 burial
SMITH JAI WARREN 2 18/01/1987 21/01/1897 RC East Maitland BR CHILDREN 27 burial
SMITH JAMES 61 29.05.1875 30.05.1875 CE Campbells Hill BR B2 74 burial
SMITH JAMES 80 22.06.1891 23.06.1892 CE Campbells Hill BR BORDER F burial
SMITH JAMES 26.02.1953 27.02.1953 CE Campbells Hill BR BORDER H.2 14 burial
SMITH JAMES 23/12/1934 RC Campbells Hill BR D10 29 burial
SMITH JAMES 63 5/04/1962 METH Rutherford BR 3A 14 burial
SMITH JAMES BERTIE 23 19.01.1916 20.01.1916 CE Campbells Hill BR D7 33 burial
SMITH JAMES HUNTER 68 7/02/1934 PRES East Maitland BR 23 41 burial
SMITH JANE 51 6/06/1937 7/06/1937 PRES East Maitland BR 19 8 burial ALSO ITS BOOK 15 IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY BELOVED WIFE AND OUR DEAR MOTHER JANE SMITH DIED 6TH JUNE 1937 AGED 51 YEARS ALSO HER BELOVED HUSBAND AND OUR DEAR FATHER THOMAS SMITH DIED 21ST JULY 1965 AGED 87 YEARS ALSO BABY JEAN DIED 13TH JAN 1920 IN MEMORY OF THOMAS DOUGLAS (DOUG) SMITH LOVED HUSBAND OF BETT7 BORN 10.7.1917 DIED 29.10.2001 AT PEACE (ASHES) LOVING FATHER OF GARRY & JANEY
SMITH JANE 71 13.11.1901 14.11.1901 CE Campbells Hill BR A4 73 burial
SMITH JANE ANN 05/05/1883 East Maitland HS E 8 burial In loving memory of My dear father Henry Smith Died 28th June 1925 Aged 65 years. My dear mother Jane Ann Smith Died 5th May 1883. Also their infant son Henry James Smith Aged 8 months. Eva Sanderson.
SMITH JEAN 13.01.1920 PRES East Maitland HS 19 7-Aug burial BABY IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY BELOVED WIFE AND OUR DEAR MOTHER JANE SMITH DIED 6TH JUNE 1937 AGED 51 YEARS ALSO HER BELOVED HUSBAND AND OUR DEAR FATHER THOMAS SMITH DIED 21ST JULY 1965 AGED 87 YEARS ALSO BABY JEAN DIED 13TH JAN 1920 IN MEMORY OF THOMAS DOUGLAS (DOUG) SMITH LOVED HUSBAND OF BETT7 BORN 10.7.1917 DIED 29.10.2001 AT PEACE (ASHES) LOVING FATHER OF GARRY & JANEY
SMITH JOHN 64 24.07.1857 25.07.1857 CE Campbells Hill BR B10 76 burial
SMITH JOHN 40 26.02.1852 27.02.1852 CE Campbells Hill BR B9 67 burial
SMITH JOHN 45 14.07.1859 15.07.1859 CE Campbells Hill BR C10 65 burial
SMITH JOHN 76 04.12.1887 05.12.1887 CE Campbells Hill BR A2 656 burial
SMITH JOHN 41 04.06.1904 05.06.1904 CE Campbells Hill BR A9 18 burial
SMITH JOHN 45 1/2/1846 CE Glebe BR burial
SMITH JOHN 30/11/1955 CE Campbells Hill BR burial LOCATION UNKNOWN - FREE GROUND
SMITH JOHN F 75 4/02/1960 RC East Maitland BR 5 burial
SMITH JOHN MICHEAL 06.06.1976 RC Campbells Hill HS A8 burial
SMITH JOHN THOMAS 60 17/08/1884 CE Glebe HS burial Margaret Smith died 1st February 1881 Aged 51 years. John Thomas Smith husband of the above Died 17th August 1884 Aged 60 years.
SMITH JOSEPH 17M 17.11.1853 18.11.1853 CE Campbells Hill BR A1 70 burial
SMITH JOSEPH CECIL 33 14.11.1922 15.11.1922 CE Campbells Hill BR B1 25/27 burial
SMITH JOSEPH CECIL 33 14.11.1922 CE Campbells Hill HS B1 L burial
SMITH JOSEPH CYRIL 72 18/01/1982 20/01/1982 RC Campbells Hill BR A4 25 burial
SMITH JOSEPH JOHN 13.05.1944 RC Campbells Hill BR A 25 burial
SMITH JULIE ANNE 68 26/08/1983 27/08/1983 RC East Maitland BR 3 19 burial
SMITH KATHLEEN RC Campbells Hill BR A4 23 burial
SMITH KEITH ALWYN 80 11.4.2006 13.4.2006 RC East Maitland BR D 99 burial Right of Burial 22/1978. DOUBLE DEPTH.
SMITH KIMBERLEY LEE 6D 8/02/1991 13/02/1991 CE East Maitland HS 21 68 burial CHILD Kimberley Lee Smith 2.2.91 - 8.2.91 God's Special Little Girl Loved and Remembered always Mum Dad Andrew Nicole and Daniel KIMBERLEY Monumental Masons - SR Horder & Son Telarah 26/06/1991
SMITH L ../../1898 METH Rutherford BR FREE GROUND burial FREE GROUND
SMITH LAURA EMMA 58 12.12.1973 RC Campbells Hill HS A8 burial
SMITH LAVINIA MARION 91 10/11/1981 PRES East Maitland HS 21 37-39 burial IN LOVING MEMORY OF LAVINIA MARION SMITH DIED 10TH NOV 1981 AGED 91 YEARS ELIZABETH RUTH BELOVED WIFE OF REV ALEXANDER SMITH 9TH AUGUST 1922 AGED 73 YEARS REV. ALEXANDER SMITH BELOVED HUSBAND OF ELIZABETH RUTH SMITH 10TH SEPTEMBER 1941 AGED 91 YEARS MARGARET MADGE SMITH DIED 27TH JUNE 1983 AGED 94 YEARS IN LOVING MEMORY OF MARY W. HALL PASSED AWAY 25TH AUG 1968 IN LOVING MEMORY OF ELSPETH SMITH PASSED AWAY 30TH OCT 1950 ALSO ANNE JONES 26TH FEB 1962 IN LOVING MEMORY OF JESSIE B. WHITE PASSED AWAY 10TH JAN 1965 BROWNE MAITLAND
SMITH LESLIE GEORGE 29 06.12.1918 CE Campbells Hill HS B6 R burial
SMITH LILA M 60 25.05.1949 RC East Maitland HS 5 burial
SMITH LOUISE 75 07.08.1932 08.08.1932 CE Campbells Hill BR B2 18.19 burial
SMITH MABEL AMELIA 55 24/07/1945 CE Morpeth Plots HS burial BLACK GRANITE SANDSTONE TABLET. SANDSTONE KERB. PEBBLE INFILL. METALIC PLAQUE. COPPER PLAQUE FIXED TO BRICKS. IN LOVING MEMOERY OF MY BELOVED WIFE AND OUR DEAR MOTHER MABEL AMELIA SMITH. PASSED AWAY 24TH JULY 1945 AGE 55 YEARS. HERBERT HENRY SMITH PASSED AWAY 3RD JUNE 1965 AGED 81 YEARS OUR BELOVED FATHER. ALSO MY DEAR HUSBAND AND OUR FATHER ALLAN ARTHUR HOWARTH DIED 12.8.1974 AGED 49 YEARS FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS. TO THE BEAUTIFUL MEMORY OF GORDON LESLIE PYNE DIED SEPT 1986 AGED 70 YEARS. LOVED BY HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS JOY. NONE NONE AT THIS STAGE INTACT GOOD
SMITH MARCIA NARELLE 1W 13/05/1973 METH East Maitland HS H 320 burial MARION THERESA SMITH BURIED IN GRAVE - 21 MARCH 2005 In loving memory of Athol (Pud) Smith 28.10.1920 - 20.3.1998Dear husband and father Dear baby daughter Marcia Narelle Smith Taken into God's care 7 days.
SMITH MARGARET 1 24/11/1937 PRES East Maitland BR 4 33 burial
SMITH MARGARET 51 01/02/1881 CE Glebe HS burial Margaret Smith Died 1st Febaruary 1881. Aged 51 years. John Thomas Smith husband of the above. Died 17th August 1884. Aged 60 years.
SMITH MARGARET 72 28/06/1934 CE East Maitland HS 6 30 burial ALSO ITS BOOK 15 Erected by his wife and children In loving memory of William Peak Smith Died 19th Feb 1925 Aged 63 years Also our dear mother Margaret Smith and wife of the above Who passed away 28th June 1934 Aged 72 years Thy will be done Monumental Masons - Browne
SMITH MARGARET MADGE 94 27/06/1983 PRES East Maitland HS 21 37-39 burial IN LOVING MEMORY OF LAVINIA MARION SMITH DIED 10TH NOV 1981 AGED 91 YEARS ELIZABETH RUTH BELOVED WIFE OF REV ALEXANDER SMITH 9TH AUGUST 1922 AGED 73 YEARS REV. ALEXANDER SMITH BELOVED HUSBAND OF ELIZABETH RUTH SMITH 10TH SEPTEMBER 1941 AGED 91 YEARS MARGARET MADGE SMITH DIED 27TH JUNE 1983 AGED 94 YEARS IN LOVING MEMORY OF MARY W. HALL PASSED AWAY 25TH AUG 1968 IN LOVING MEMORY OF ELSPETH SMITH PASSED AWAY 30TH OCT 1950 ALSO ANNE JONES 26TH FEB 1962 IN LOVING MEMORY OF JESSIE B. WHITE PASSED AWAY 10TH JAN 1965 BROWNE MAITLAND
SMITH MARIA 20/30 12/3/1851 CE Glebe BR burial SHOEMAKER
SMITH MARION THERESA 81 18/03/2005 21/03/2005 METH East Maitland BR H 320 burial BURIED WITH MARCIA (BABY)
SMITH MARY 24 23.07.1867 25.07.1867 CE Campbells Hill BR A4 29/30 burial
SMITH MARY 64 29.09.1889 30.09.1889 CE Campbells Hill BR B1 37 burial
SMITH MARY RC Campbells Hill BR BORDER K 49 burial
SMITH MARY ANN 73 08.09.1909 09.09.1909 CE Campbells Hill BR D3 27 burial
SMITH MARY ANN 78 4/07/1912 East Maitland HS E 6 burial in loving memory of Richard Smith Died 7th May 1891 Aged 75 years. Mary Ann Smith Died 4th July 1912 Aged 78 years. Erected by their loving grand daughter Eva Sanderson.
SMITH MARY ELIZABETH 70 11.12.1939 13.12.1939 CE Campbells Hill BR BB 34 burial
SMITH MARY JANE 17/08/1945 RC Campbells Hill BR D1 61 burial
SMITH MATILDA JANE 75 26.01.1964 CE Campbells Hill HS BORD 4B burial
SMITH MICHAEL 02.02.1947 RC Campbells Hill BR A8 34 burial BABY
SMITH MICHEAL JOHN 70 19/02/1972 21/02/1972 RC East Maitland BR A 49 burial
SMITH NANCY ELIZABETH 15M 07.04.1919 07.04.1919 CE Campbells Hill BR A1 69 burial
SMITH NELLIE 56 21.09.1952 RC Campbells Hill BR BORDER i 101 burial ALSO ITS BOOK 7
SMITH NEVILLE JAMES 60 30/09/1998 27/05/1999 RC East Maitland BR 26 60 burial ASHES ONLY Right of Burial 26/1983
SMITH NOEL FREDERICK 24 5/06/1953 METH Rutherford HS 3A 14 burial n loving memory of my dear wife and our Mother Beatrice Audrey Smith Died 1st Jan 1929 Aged 28 years Isabella Dilley Died 7th Jan 1936 Aged 65 years Noel Smith Died 5th June 1953 Aged 24 years In God's care Remembrance
SMITH NORAH 51 23.05.1930 RC Campbells Hill BR A8 34 burial
SMITH NORMAN 10M 30.12.1916 30.12.1916 CE Campbells Hill BR B1 27 burial
SMITH PAUL ../../1946 RC Campbells Hill BR BORDER K 51 burial
SMITH PEARL ANNE 15M 11.02.1883 12.02.1883 CE Campbells Hill BR B1 75 burial
SMITH PETER MICHAEL 2Y 02.02.1946 RC Campbells Hill HS A8 burial
SMITH PHEBE 22/1/1852 CE Glebe BR burial UNDER SENTENCE
SMITH RAYMOND 34 20.02.1948 CE Campbells Hill HS BORD 4A burial
SMITH RICHARD 75 07/05/1891 East Maitland HS E 5 burial In loving memory of Richard Smith Died 7th May 1891 Aged 75 years. Mary Ann Smith Died 4th July 1912 Aged 78 years. Erected by their loving grand daughter Eva Sanderson.
SMITH ROBERT 40 27/1/1848 CE Glebe BR burial BAKER
SMITH ROBERT 65 2/10/1900 CE Campbells Hill BR B1L burial
SMITH ROBERT (ALIAS LOCKHART) 17/2/1837 CE Glebe BR burial DROWNED / BELONGING TO WILLIAM 4TH AGE AT DEATH UNKNOWN
SMITH ROBERT JAMES 2Y 04.09.1926 RC Campbells Hill BR D4 CENTRE 52 burial ALSO ITS BOOK 7
SMITH ROLAND 27 16.10.1901 18.10.1901 CE Campbells Hill BR C1 40 burial
SMITH RONALD GEORGE 86 18/08/1999 RC Morpeth Colum BR 86 burial Right of Internement No. 0032 Interned with wife Hilda Ruth Smith In loving memory of Hilda Ruth Smith 7.9.1916 - 30.3.1998 Aged 81 years Ronald George Smith 24.8.1912 - 18.8.1999 Aged 86 years Always in our hearts
SMITH RORY 1DAY 13/03/1868 CE Morpeth Plots HS UNKNOWN burial INFANT SIMPLE SANDSTONE SLAB WITH THE ABOVE INSCRIPTION RORY SMITH BORN 12TH MARCH DIED 13TH MARCH 1968 SANDSTONE WILL BE AFFECTED BY MOISTURE IF ALLOWED TO STAY AS IS NONE AT THIS STAGE GOOD
SMITH ROSE HANNAH 65 27.06.1877 28.06.1877 CE Campbells Hill BR B2 71 burial
SMITH ROY MAXWELL 11 27.12.1925 28.12.1925 CE Campbells Hill BR C10 54 burial
SMITH ROY SEPTIMUS 78 6/09/2000 6/09/2000 PRES East Maitland BR 17 20 burial RE OPEN OF ELSIE ARTHUR AND THOMAS BURKE BURKE IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY DEAR HUSBAND THOMAS WILLIAM BURKE DIED 12TH OCT 1916 AGED 32 YEARS LOVE'S LAST TOKEN ELSIE ALICE ANN BURKE AGED 60 BORN 1893 DIED 1953 ROY SEPTIMUS SMITH AGED 7Y8 1921 TO 2000 AT REST ARTHUR JOHN THOMAS BURKE AGED 54 BORN 1917 DIED 1971
SMITH SAMAEL GORDON 5 20.10.1858 Hiland Crescent HS burial
SMITH SAMUEL WARREN 35 11.10.1927 13.10.1927 CE Campbells Hill BR D10 34.35 burial
SMITH SARAH 23 12.02.1917 14.02.1917 CE Campbells Hill BR D8 62 burial
SMITH SARAH ELIZABETH 74 22.03.1903 CE Campbells Hill HS B2 L burial
SMITH SIDNEY CECIL 64 17/02/1964 CE East Maitland HS 23 54 burial In memory of a loving husband father & grandfather Sidney Cecil Smith Accidentally killed 17th Feb 1964 Aged 64 years From his loving family
SMITH SOPHIA 71 27/11/1935 PRES East Maitland BR 4 32 burial
SMITH ST HUGH 29 27.08.1942 METH East Maitland HS burial
SMITH STEPHEN HENRY 66 05.08.1921 06.08.1921 East Maitland 117 3 burial ALSO ITS BOOK 15
SMITH STEPHEN HENRY 5/08/1921 PRES East Maitland HS 16 3 burial IN LOVING MEMORY OF STEPHEN HENRY SMITH DIED 5TH AUGUST 1921 PEACE PERFECT PEACE
SMITH STEWARD 51 08.10.1939 10.10.1939 CE Campbells Hill BR BB 31.32 burial
SMITH STILLBORN BABY SBC 6/07/1957 6/07/1997 CE Campbells Hill BR FREE GRND burial LOCATION NOT VERIFIED
SMITH SUSANNAH 8M 19/4/1837 CE Glebe BR burial D. OF SAMUEL
SMITH SYDNEY RAYMOND 63 30/05/1978 CE Morpeth Plots HS burial PINK GRANITE STELAE ON PINK TERRAZZO TABLET. THE INFILL AND SURROUND IS TERRAZZO. IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY DEAR HUSBAND AND OUR FATHER SYDNEY RAYMOND SMITH PASSED AWAY 30TH MAY 1978 AGED 63 YEARS. NONE NONE AT THIS STAGE GOOD
SMITH SYLVIA 68 8/05/1998 CE East Maitland HS 21 69 burial In loving memory Sylia "Pat" Smith 11.7.1930 - 8.5.1998 Sadly missed By loving sons Bobby Aub Phil Glen and Trevor Resting in Peace Monumental Masons - SR Horder and Son Pty Ltd 12/05/1998
SMITH THIRZA MAY 58 1/04/1958 METH Rutherford BR 3B 34 burial
SMITH THOMAS 65 09.07.1950 RC Campbells Hill BR B1 40 burial ALSO ITS BOOK 7
SMITH THOMAS 34 14.11.1859 15.11.1859 CE Campbells Hill BR C10 60 burial
SMITH THOMAS 52 20.07.1885 21.07.1855 CE Campbells Hill BR B6 14 burial
SMITH THOMAS ../../1945 RC Campbells Hill BR BORDER K 50 burial
SMITH THOMAS 79 12.06.1904 14.06.1904 CE Campbells Hill BR B2 18 burial
SMITH THOMAS 87 21/07/1965 21/07/1965 PRES East Maitland BR 19 7 burial ALSO ITS BOOK 15 IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY BELOVED WIFE AND OUR DEAR MOTHER JANE SMITH DIED 6TH JUNE 1937 AGED 51 YEARS ALSO HER BELOVED HUSBAND AND OUR DEAR FATHER THOMAS SMITH DIED 21ST JULY 1965 AGED 87 YEARS ALSO BABY JEAN DIED 13TH JAN 1920 IN MEMORY OF THOMAS DOUGLAS (DOUG) SMITH LOVED HUSBAND OF BETT7 BORN 10.7.1917 DIED 29.10.2001 AT PEACE (ASHES) LOVING FATHER OF GARRY & JANEY
SMITH THOMAS 9/04/1904 RC East Maitland BR D 108 burial
SMITH THOMAS DOUGLAS (DOUG) 83 19/10/2001 PRES East Maitland HS 19 7-Aug burial ASHES ONLY IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY BELOVED WIFE AND OUR DEAR MOTHER JANE SMITH DIED 6TH JUNE 1937 AGED 51 YEARS ALSO HER BELOVED HUSBAND AND OUR DEAR FATHER THOMAS SMITH DIED 21ST JULY 1965 AGED 87 YEARS ALSO BABY JEAN DIED 13TH JAN 1920 IN MEMORY OF THOMAS DOUGLAS (DOUG) SMITH LOVED HUSBAND OF BETT7 BORN 10.7.1917 DIED 29.10.2001 AT PEACE (ASHES) LOVING FATHER OF GARRY & JANEY
SMITH THOMAS JOSEPH 83 7/04/2001 11/04/2001 CE East Maitland HS 5B 9 burial DOUBLE DEPTH In loving memory of Thomas Joseph Smith "Joe" 20.3.1918 - 7.4.2001 Aged 83 years A Dear husband father step father and Pa. Those we love don't go away They walk beside us everyday. Monumental Masons - Edstein Monumental Masons 20/07/2001
SMITH THOS 40 18.05.1891 19.05.1891 CE Campbells Hill BR BORDER F burial
SMITH VERLIE MAY 89 3/03/1985 5/03/1985 METH East Maitland HS F 57 burial Two headstone Headstone 1 - In loving memory of Mary Ann Tiedman Died 14th Nov. 1935 Aged 73 years. Albert Tiedman Died 13th Aug 1941 Aged 80 years. Headstone 2 - In loving memory of My dear wife our mother grandmother and great grandmother Verle May Smith Died 3rd March 1985 Aged 89 years. "He careth for you" 1. Peter 5:7 Monumental Masons - Browne Maitland
SMITH VIOLET 15W 04.12.1896 05.12.1896 CE Campbells Hill BR C5 7 burial
SMITH W H 73 --/--/1895 METH Rutherford BR 1B 19 burial
SMITH W R 23 07.06.1894 08.06.1894 CE Campbells Hill BR B1 26 burial
SMITH W W 12 03.01.1872 04.01.1872 CE Campbells Hill BR A4 70 burial
SMITH WALTER WILLIAM 74 4/09/1965 CE East Maitland HS 21 53 burial ALSO ITS BOOK 15 In loving memory of Walter William J Smith Died 4th Sept 1965 Aged 74 years Ann Kathleen Smith Died 7th March 1974 Aged 83 years Monumental Masons - Edstein - Headstone Browne - Base
SMITH WILLIAM 75 10/01/1987 13/01/1987 CE East Maitland HS 9 42 burial In loving memory of My dear wife & our mother Gwenneth Alice Mary Smith Died 9th Dec 1936 Aged 25 years Our dear father & grandfather William Smith Called home 10th Jan 1987 Aged 75 years In God's Care
SMITH WILLIAM 45 02.10.1891 CE Campbells Hill burial
SMITH WILLIAM 45 02.10.1871 03.10.1871 CE Campbells Hill BR A4 73 burial
SMITH WILLIAM 60 03.01.1853 04.01.1853 CE Campbells Hill BR B9 49 burial
SMITH WILLIAM 60 13.11.1852 14.11.1852 CE Campbells Hill BR B9 53 burial
SMITH WILLIAM 70 ../../1924 METH Rutherford BR 3B 34 burial
SMITH WILLIAM 63 24.01.1904 25.01.1904 CE Campbells Hill BR D2 20 burial
SMITH WILLIAM 23 31/12/1834 CE Glebe BR burial ASSNG. TO MR T.
SMITH WILLIAM 26 0/4/1832 CE Glebe BR burial ASSGN TO T. BINGLE/PUEN BUEN
SMITH WILLIAM 58 25/3/1845 CE Glebe BR burial WHEELWRIGHT
SMITH WILLIAM GABRIEL 54 12/12/1969 16/12/1969 RC East Maitland BR 3 3 burial
SMITH WILLIAM PEAK 63 19/12/1925 CE East Maitland HS 6 29 burial ALSO ITS BOOK 15 Erected by his wife and children In loving memory of William Peak Smith Died 19th Feb 1925 Aged 63 years Also our dear mother Margaret Smith and wife of the above who passed away 28th June 1934 Aged 72 years Thy will be done. Monumental Masons - Browne
SMITH WILLIAM ROBERT 23 07.06.1894 CE Campbells Hill HS B1 L burial
SMITH WILLIAM SIDNEY 67 6/05/1966 METH Rutherford BR 3B 35 burial
SMITH WILLIAM THOMAS 22.07.1942 RC Campbells Hill BR B7 38 burial
SMITH (hODGINS) VERONICA RUTH ../../1966 RC Campbells Hill HS K burial
SMITHERS ENA OLIVE 11 CE Campbells Hill HS C5 R burial
SMITHERS JAMES 43 22/05/1849 METH Oakhampton HS burial Sacred to the memory of James Smithers who departed this life 22nd May 1849 Aged 43 years. Blessed are the dead which Die in the Lord. Also to the memory (remainder flaked off)
SMITHSON GEORGINA 56 16.05.1899 18.05.1899 CE Campbells Hill BR B 4 burial
SMYTH 17M 17.12.1896 18.12.1896 CE Campbells Hill BR A3 31 burial
SMYTH .G.A. 66 16.04.1894 CE Campbells Hill HS A3 L burial
SMYTH AMBROSE 65 03.02.1914 03.02.1914 CE Campbells Hill BR C9 9 burial
SMYTH EMANUEL 21 12/12/1838 CE Glebe HS burial S. OF WILLIAM/WHEELWRIGHT Sacred to the memory of Emanuel Smyth son of William and Martha Smyth of West Maitland. Who died the 12th of December 1838 Aged 21 years. To this sad stone who e'er thou art draw near. hear lies a Brother loved a son most dear patient of toil be laboured while on earth To give delight to those who gave him birth. Departed spirit to the realms of day. Through Jesus' name we trust thou'st found a way. Eternal peace by thine where angels dwell. Until we meet thee there farewell farewell. Also of the memory of William Smyth the father of the above who departed this life 25th March 1845 Aged 58 years. Also to the memory of Martha Smyth mother of the above who departed this life on the 20th October 1859 Aged 69 years. eight lines illegible to read
SMYTH GEO A 66 16.04.1895 18.04.1895 CE Campbells Hill BR A3 66 burial
SMYTH GEORGE 44 13.09.1896 14.09.1896 CE Campbells Hill BR A3 28 burial
SMYTH HARRIET 1D 17.06.1856 18.06.1856 CE Campbells Hill BR BORDER F burial
SMYTH LUCY 63 16.04.1889 CE Campbells Hill HS A3 L burial
SMYTH MARTHA 69 20/10/1859 CE Glebe HS burial Sacred to the memory of Emanuel Smyth son of William and Martha Smyth of West Maitland. Who died the 12th December 1838. Aged 21 years. To this sad stone who e'er thou art draw near. Here lies a Brother loved a son most dear Patient of toil he laboured while on earth. To give delight to those who gave him birth. Departed spirit to the realms of day. Through Jesus' name we trust thou'st found a way. Eteranl peace by thine where angels dwell Until we meet thee there farewell. Also to the memory of William Smyth the father of the above who departed this life 25th March 1845 Aged 58 years. Also to the memory of Martha Smyth mother of the above who departed this life the 20th of October 1859 Aged 69 years. Eight more lines illegible.
SMYTH MARTHA LUCY 57 11.06.1911 13.06.1914 CE Campbells Hill BR A3 30 burial
SMYTH WILLIAM 58 25/03/1845 CE Glebe HS burial Sacred to the memory of Emanuel Smyth son of William and Martha Smyth of West Maitland. Who died the 12th of December 1838. Aged 21 years. To this sad stone who e'er thou art draw near.Here lies a brother loved a son most dear. Patient of toil he laboured while on earth. To give delight to those who gave him birth. Departed spirit to the realms of day. Through Jesus' name we trust thou'st found a way. Eteranl peace by thine where angels dwell. Until we meet thee there farewell farewell. Also to the memory of William Smyth the father of the above who departed this life 25th march 1845 aged 58 years. Also to the memory of Martha Smyth mother of the above who departed this life the 20th october 1859 Aged 69 years. Eight more lines illegible.
SMYTHE L J 2 27.04.1886 28.04.1883 CE Campbells Hill BR A3 27 burial
SMYTHE W N 43 07.06.1893 08.06.1893 CE Campbells Hill BR A3 31 burial
SMITH Ada 14th Jan 1952 87 years Female 30 31b Whittingham
SMITH Ada Elizabeth 9th July 1974 82 years Female 29 37b Whittingham
SMITH Ada Jane 8th July 1968 Female 9 28 Whittingham Mother
SMITH Agnes Catherine 26 years Female 10 23b Whittingham
SMITH Alan 17/07/1979 55 years Male 2 40 All Saints, High Street Wall 2 North Side Cremation Plaques
SMITH Alfred 14th Nov 1938 80 years Male 1 24b Whittingham Father
SMITH Alfred Flood 27th Aug 1977 84 years Male 2 17c Whittingham Brother
SMITH Alfred Gordon 23rd Oct 1955 68 years Male 29 37a Whittingham
SMITH Alfred H.D 15th June 1956 52 years Male 11 10a Whittingham Husband & Father
SMITH Allan 26th April 1931 38 years Male 26 50 Whittingham Accidentally killed
SMITH Ann E 9th March 1868 18 years Female 14 27b Whittingham
SMITH Annie 20th Aug 1941 72 years Female 31 37 Whittingham
SMITH Annie 25th May 1923 67 years Female 25 13a Whittingham
SMITH Anthony John 11th Aug 1977 20 years Male 7 10 Sedgefield Roman Catholic Section 4
SMITH Arthur 14th Jan 1952 33 years Male 3 14 Sedgefield Anglican 1
SMITH Athol 22nd Sept 1937 46 years Male 22 28 Whittingham
SMITH Barbara Louise 10/12/1975 7 weeks Female 1 8 All Saints, High Street Wall 1 North Side Cremation Plaques
SMITH Bertie Eric 9th July 1945 60 years Male 17 17b Whittingham Husband of Elizabeth Mary Smith
SMITH Beryl Eileen 26th Apr 1997 88 years Female 16 38b Whittingham
SMITH Caroline 25/01/1980 79 years Female 1 4 All Saints, High Street Wall 1 South Side Cremation Plaques
SMITH Caroline 7th July 1969 84 years Female 3 16b Sedgefield Anglican 1
SMITH Caroline Mary 6th Jan 1979 81 years Female 17 46a Whittingham Wife, Mother & Grandmother
SMITH Cecil William 16th July 1979 57 years Male 4 12 Sedgefield Anglican 2
SMITH Charles 15th Nov 1887 61 years Male 24 25 Whittingham Late of Bundaberg, Qld
SMITH Charles Edward 26th Feb 1932 55 years Male 25 13b Whittingham
SMITH Clara 27th Feb 1943 74 years Female 25 13d Whittingham Vase from Elsie.
SMITH Clifford Gregory 28th April 1976 68 years Male 3 7 Sedgefield Uniting Church Columbarium No 1
SMITH Clyde McGregor 7th Dec 1967 58 years Male 2 1 Sedgefield Christian Israelite Section
SMITH D. Burdekin Park, George Street Cenotaph, Returned Servicemen 1914-1918. This memorial was unveiled by-MAJOR General C.H. Brand C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., on 29 Nov 1925. This stone was laid by- Edward Lloyd Jones on 25 Apr 1925. To the Men and Women who enlisted from Singleton and District to serve in the Great War 1914 - 1918.
SMITH Don 17th Dec 1953 77 years Male 3 11a Sedgefield Uniting 1
SMITH Don 5th July 1949 56 years Male 6 3a Queen St 3rd Catholic
SMITH Dorothy 29th June 1973 79 years Female 2 11a Quenn St 4th Catholic
SMITH DOUGLAS Male Carrowbrook Roll of Honour This Roll of Honour is held in the Singleton Historical Societies Museum
SMITH Druce Allen 21st March 1954 85 years Male 18 42b Whittingham Husband of Mary Smith
SMITH Druce Harold Wallace 11/09/1992 70 years Male 3 5 All Saints, High Street Wall 2 South Side Cremation Plaques
SMITH E.J. Bulga Memorial Gates World War II 1939-1945
SMITH Edith Mary 2nd May 1957 80 years Female 6 3b Whittingham Mother, Wife of Green William Smith
SMITH Edward 18th Sept 1862 10 years Male 159 Queen St 1st Catholic Son of Martin and Catherine
SMITH Edward James 3rd Nov 1971 91 years Male 2 17b Whittingham
SMITH Elizabeth 28th Sept 1925 71 years Female 1 24a Whittingham Mother
SMITH Elizabeth (Betty) 22nd Nov 1979 54 years Female 7 11 Sedgefield Roman Catholic Section 4
SMITH Elizabeth E 24th Oct 1887 14 years Female 30 14 Whittingham
SMITH Elizabeth Ivy 7/10/1992 82 years Female 5 6 All Saints, High Street Wall 1 South Side Cremation Plaques
SMITH Elizabeth Lucy 7th Sep 1965 79 4 12b Branxton Catholic
SMITH Elizabeth Mary 11th April 1921 34 years Female 17 17a Whittingham Wife of Bertie E Smith
SMITH Ellen 31st July 1922 64 yers Female 48c St Clements Wife of Samuel Smith.
SMITH Emma 14th Jan 1965 92 years Female 16 33 Whittingham Mother
SMITH Emma Maria Female 18b Glenridding Cemetery Free Presbyterian This vault is very worn and hard to read.
SMITH Esther 14th Dec 1902 53 yrs 17 13a Branxton General w of Richard
SMITH Ethel Alice 9th May 1955 68 yrs 19 4b Branxton General dear parents & grandparents
SMITH Ethel Evelyn 5th Sept 1956 76 years Female 3 11b Sedgefield Uniting 1
SMITH Ethel Georgina 29th Dec 1971 79 years Female 17 47b Whittingham
SMITH Eva 14th March 1984 70 years Female 6 3e Whittingham Wife of Thomas
SMITH Eva Janet 2nd Jan 1980 83 years Female 58b St Clements
SMITH Evelyn P 13th Apr 1980 96 yrs 15 6b Branxton General wife & mother
SMITH Flora Maria 28th April 1938 81 years Female 17 18a Whittingham
SMITH Forbes Marcus 2nd June 1970 81 years Male 17 47a Whittingham
SMITH Frank 29 37c Whittingham Infant Son of Alfred & Ada Smith
SMITH George 15th July 1935 58 years Male 3 16a Sedgefield Anglican 1
SMITH George 19th Jan 1930 59 years Male 28 31a Whittingham
SMITH George 28th June 1904 79 years Male 146a Queen St Old Methodist, Now The Uniting Husband of Mary
SMITH George 28th June 1904 79 years Male 146a Queen St Old Methodist, Now The Uniting Husband of Mary
SMITH George Henry Thomas 8th May 1986 89 years Male 2 17d Whittingham Our dear Brother
SMITH George Herbert 18th Dec 1967 79 years Male 58a St Clements
SMITH Gertrude May 25/03/1990 85 years Female 2 12 All Saints, High Street Wall 1 North Side Cremation Plaques
SMITH Gordon 9th Sept 1986 67 years Male 7 12 Sedgefield Roman Catholic Section 4
SMITH Gordon Horace 28/07/1981 69 years Male 3 35 All Saints, High Street Wall 2 North Side Cremation Plaques
SMITH Gordon James 12th Oct 1961 42 years Male 31 40 Whittingham
SMITH Gordon Roy 24th Aug 1899 15 years Male 44 Warkworth Church of England accidently drowned at Denman, 4th Son of J.J. & Alice Smith.
SMITH Graham Herbert 26th Nov 1976 31 years Male 59 St Clements Father of Lynne and Robyn.
SMITH Green William 11th Feb 1946 72 years Female 6 3a Whittingham Husband & Father
SMITH H.G 8th June 1947 81 years 7b Glenridding Cemetery Uniting Church
SMITH H.H. Burdekin Park, George Street Cenotaph Honoured Dead This memorial was unveiled by-MAJOR General C.H. Brand C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., on 29 Nov 1925. This stone was laid by- Edward Lloyd Jones on 25 Apr 1925. To the Men and Women who enlisted from Singleton and District to serve in the Great War 1914 - 1918.
SMITH H.H. Carrowbrook Roll of Honour This Roll of Honour is held in the Singleton Historical Societies Museum
SMITH H.T. Burdekin Park, George Street Cenotaph, Returned Servicemen 1914-1918. This memorial was unveiled by-MAJOR General C.H. Brand C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., on 29 Nov 1925. This stone was laid by- Edward Lloyd Jones on 25 Apr 1925. To the Men and Women who enlisted from Singleton and District to serve in the Great War 1914 - 1918.
SMITH Hamilton 9th Aug 1898 39 years Male 19 31a Whittingham
SMITH Harold James 26th July 1970 52 years Male 18 48b Whittingham A.I.F.
SMITH Harry James 22nd Sept 1915 44 years Male 1 13a Sedgefield Uniting 1
SMITH Henry 19th July 1891 64 years Male 14 27a Whittingham
SMITH Henry 18th Apr 1957 62 years Male 47a St Clements
SMITH Henry James 21st Jun 1944 75 yrs 19 4a Branxton General
SMITH Henry William 12th Aug 1937 68 years Male 30 1a Whittingham rememberd by Grandsons Don & Doug
SMITH Henry William 13th Dec 1937 80 years Male 6 20a Whittingham
SMITH Herbert Andrew 2/11/1961 73 years Male Western Side Row 1 13 St Andrew's United Church Singleton Columbarium
SMITH Herbert C.C 1st Aug 1883 5th Dec 1884 1 year 4 moths Male 29 30c Whittingham
SMITH Hilda Amy 16th April 1959 Female 10 43a Whittingham
SMITH Hilda Mary 3rd Nov 1973 49 years Female 18 48a Whittingham
SMITH Ida Isabel 2nd Sept 1996 84 years Female 3 8 Sedgefield Uniting Church Columbarium No 1
SMITH Isabella Alice 23rd Feb 1961 84 years Female 28 31b Whittingham Mother
SMITH J. Burdekin Park, George Street Cenotaph, Returned Servicemen 1914-1918. This memorial was unveiled by-MAJOR General C.H. Brand C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., on 29 Nov 1925. This stone was laid by- Edward Lloyd Jones on 25 Apr 1925. To the Men and Women who enlisted from Singleton and District to serve in the Great War 1914 - 1918.
SMITH J.D 19th Dec 1901 84 years 25 1 Whittingham
SMITH James Irwin 8th Dec 1928 73 years Male 31 Glenridding Cemetery Uniting Church
SMITH Jane 76 years Female 10 23c Whittingham Mother of Agnes Catherine Smith
SMITH Jane 12th Aug 1907 72 years Female 14 27d Whittingham Wife of Henry Smith
SMITH Jessie 1st June 1937 69 years 7a Glenridding Cemetery Uniting Church
SMITH John 10th June 1933 82 years Male 26 51a Whittingham Father
SMITH John 16th March 1841 24 years Male 14 27c Whittingham
SMITH John 25th June 1885 85 years Male 22 26 Whittingham Late of Brixton, Surrey, England
SMITH John 27th April 1927 65 years Male 30 31a Whittingham
SMITH John 3 or 5 Mar 1851 61 years Male 18a Glenridding Cemetery Free Presbyterian This vault is very worn and hard to read.
SMITH John 30th May 1922 60 years Male 1 7a Whittingham
SMITH John 4th Aug 1898 69 years Male 19 31c Whittingham
SMITH John 4th Aug 1899 77 years Male 27 5a Whittingham
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Mr Alfred Smith.
Chronicled by Robert Farlow.
[For the Gazette:]
"As we have spoken of Hobartville,
will pick up the track there and go along
the Yarramundi road, where I knew
several old hands of the good old type.
Where Mr Matthew Nowland is living
was, in my earliest days, occupied by the
Dight family. The old Mr Dight I don't
remember, but his wife was living there
with the family when I first recollect it.
I knew three of the boys before they were
married Sam, George and Arthur.
There were two more, John and Charles.
It was a flour mill worked by horses when
I was a lad, and I used to go there with
Mr James to get flour, and often saw the
mill at work. Mr and Mrs Douglas,
parents of George, James, Robert, &c,
lived there for a long time. When they
left they went to live where they resided
for so many years, and where George,
Robert and Mary died. Mr Bowman
Douglas still occupies the home where
they died. While the Douglas family
were living in Dight's old home Mr. Nowland
purchased the property, and after they left
went there to live and has been
there ever since. The place has been
known for many years as 'Mountain View.' The
hill hard by the front which leads to the lowlands
has been known as Dight's Hill many years, and the
lane along the lowlands in that spot known as Dight's lane.
While Mr and Mrs Douglas were living there I often put
sheep in the little orchard alongside, in which there
used to be good grass.
Not far from the front of 'Mountain View' is a piece
of land bounded on one side by the late Albert Cornwell's
old home, now occupied by Mr Nathan Mitchell, and on the
other by a piece of land belonging to Mr Nowland, and
the front faces the reserve.
There was a house there many years ago, and Daniel Eaton
lived in it for many years. He rented Bowman's farm down
under the hill, and was a big farmer. He also had a
station property on the Big river. Mentioning Mr Dan Eaton
and his station reminds'me of one trip I made from there.
I was on the station this trip for about a fortnight.
Most of the family were there, and as they were homely people,
it was a pleasant time. I remember Johnny, George, Tom, Billy,
and Mrs James William's were there.
Aiex. Gough, father of Johnny Gough, fattened the sheep I
brought down that trip. I went, to school with the Eaton boys;
also with Jane, the eldest girl. The old house above-mentioned
near Nowland's I don't remember anyone else living in after
old Mr. Dan Eaton, and it has gone the way of old places, many years.
Where the Douglas home is still to be found belonged to Mr William Small,
father of Ben, the wheelwright, and Bill, the blacksmith, who carried
on together a wheel wrighting business in Lennox-street, Richmond, for
a very fair lifetime; father also of Susan, who now lives in Richmond in
the skillion on the site of the old business. He sold the property to
one of the Bowmans, and it passed on to the Douglas family.
The piece between the last named and Albert Cornwell's old
home belonged to Thomas Small, who managed to stick to his
little lump of land. On this property his son, Ned,
lives, near the reserve. Ned married a Miss Baldwin, sister
to George, Dick, Janey and Betsy. Mrs Ned Small used
to be a great raiser of geese and when I would be crossing the
old common with stock you could see her feathered stock
about in all directions. Arthur, Charley and Ada still live
in the old home, handed down to them by their father and mother.
Where 'Cracker' Cornwell's (as he was nearly always known) old home
is I remember when there was no house on it. The original house
was built by Mr Isaac Cornwell, who purchased the property
from one of the Small family we have been speaking about.
Mr Isaac Cornwell had the house built and went there to live
after he left the shop in Richmond.
Albert Cornwell's old home has also been occupied by such men
as the late Mr Cleeve, at one time stock inspector, the
late Edward Robinson ; and the present squire of Hobartville
put in a few years there.
Farther along the Yarramundi road we have the home of the
Faithful family on our right, standing some considerable distance
back from the road. The old home seems to be tumbling to
pieces and looks much the worse for wear.
The first I knew living at 'Lakeville' were Mr Faithful and
his first wife. She died there. I remember Jane, a daughter
of the first wife, who married a Mr Wilshire. Mr George Faithful,
a son, was a tall, nice young fellow' and I knew him very well;
but another son, William, I didn't know much about, although I have
often seen him. I knew old Mr Faithful's second wife, who was
Miss Maria Bell, of 'Belmont.' She died at 'Lakeville' also, and
Mr Faithful ended his days here.
I remember a little accident Mr. Faithful had out on the former
common, close to the old top entrance gate of the Hobartville big paddock.
Mr James and I were coming home from the bush at Londonderry with a load
of wood and when we got about where I have stated he was out of his gig
and gigs were aristocratic turnouts, in those days. James made enquiries
and Mr Faithful told him he had lost one of the lynch pins out of
the axle and the wheel came off.' Mr Faithful wanted to go to Sydney
urgently couldn't catch three trains a day. from Richmond then and
was in a great way about the pin. Without a pin he couldn't go on, and
he couldn't find it. His servant, who we knew as 'Red Bill,' was
with him so he came in to our place and managed to get one to fit the axle.
This was really the first time I got
to know Mr Faithful. Miss Jane was a good living young woman, and one
Sunday going home there happened to be a row on at the old 'pub' at the
corner of Bosworth and March streets. There were no police watching
the pubs on Sundays in those times. On this occasion there
was an extra big row aboard. Miss Faithful came up at night
to make a complaint to George James, then a constable, about the noise
and row. Mr James went down and soon settled the disturbance.
Going along towards Yarramundi we have old 'Bronte' the home of the
Pitts. The old house still stands, but years ago a fine modern cottage
was built for Mr Edwin Pitt, and he removed into it. Since then the
old home has been occupied at different times by men who have worked on
the place. Old Mr George Pitt was the first I remember at 'Bronte.' I
knew him very well and a grand old man he was. He was my boss
for three years at the punt, and during that time I always found it
a pleasure to have anything to do with him. He once stood for Parliament
against the late Hon. William Walker, for Windsor and Richmond, and was
only beaten by some eight or ten votes.
But about 'Bronte.' Dan Carter could tell a lot more
than most of us, as he lived with old Mr. Pitt for a long while,
and Mr Pitt thought there was no one like Dan.
In the corner of Bronte estate at the junction of Crowley's lane
and the main Yarramundi road, there was a house which has only been
pulled down a few months, and the first person I remember living in it
was Bob Johnson, or, as he was generally called, 'Hominy Bob.' He was
a poultry dealer.
Then I knew and remember Ned Harper, who was a blacksmith living
in this house and had his shop there for many years. The late
John Madden had a wheelwright shop there, and lived in a
little three roomed place with a kitchen which stood between
Harpur's house and Pitt's gate, where the men's house stands.
He also lived in the house where Mr. Charles Davis lived, and
which is still occupied by Miss Eliza Davis and her brother Ted.
At the time John Madden lived in it, it was owned by John Markwell.
I will content myself with mentioning some of the-Old hands of Yarramundi
who come to my mind. Among them were my old friend John Crowiey ;
Mr Isaac Pearce, who lived for years in a house just inside the
road fence, and near the entrance gate ; Thomas Kirk, where
William Pearce lived ; Bill Paris, Andy Farrel, who married the widow
of Bill Paris; Greenhalgh, who kept a pub;
Krochnert and Low, who kept shop ;
Robert Aull kept the 'Governer Darling' hotel, and
John Wheeler's father kept the pub later on ; Dan Dickens, kept a pub
there and Tom Kirk also ; Johnny Tindale, William Heath, William Farlow,
who kept the 'Waggon and Four Horses' in the old two storey place ;
Tom Hornery and his wife. Poor old Tom was drowned in the lagoon, and
I have heard them say old Mr Pitt gave Ben Mortimer 5 for finding his body;
Gilbey the well sinker ; Cross lived near the lagoon in Crowley's paddock.
I remember there used to be great fights there. Some of
the battles fought there were between Ben Mortimer and Tom Saunders, a
Windsor chap ; and Joe Windred and Ben Mortimer.
I remember hearing Mr James talk about a fatal fight out there
somewhere about the waterhole just down from the Presbyterian church,
and I remember him telling me he arrested a man for it. But all these
old hands are gone the way of all flesh, and after all they
were friendly and good natured people. That was my experience, anyhow.
Yarramundi can claim to be the home of some people who have lived to
be great ages. Among them can be reckoned the Timmins family of the
older generations. I knew 'Granny'Timmins, as she was known in later years,
and her husband very well. I think she was over ioo years
old when she died. Mr and Mrs Timmins used to come round the back
bushtrack to Richmond no H.A. College, or thought of such in those days,
and cail at Mr James and take the old lady James into Windsor to attend
service in the Roman Catholic Church there on Sunday mornings. We had no
churches then so handy to up, yet the old hands thought nothing of going
miles to attend service. My wife has often walked to Penrith to attend
the Roman Catholic Church and thought nothing of it. But coming back to
this old couple Timmins. They had several children, some of whom lived
to be great ages.
I went to school with 'Betsy'Timmins, who married the late Mr. George Mortimer,
also with Agnes who became Mrs George Pearce. Betsy lived to be a very old
woman, and Agnes was an old woman when she died.
Then in my early days old Mr Markwell was living down on the flats on the
farm, which, I think was bought by Mr Klein, where he settled down
after leaving off school teaching, and now belongs to his daughter
Mrs Albert Smith.
I went to Mr Hogsflesh's school with Thomas Markwell, and
John, his brother. John was found dead in the bush near where
Sam Wood used to live at one time. He went out for a load of wood and had
it on, and made a pot of tea. He must have dropped dead,
or passed away very easily, for I believe he was found next morning resting
with his head on his arms near his billy. His horses were standing there with
the load on the dray, and must have had a rough time standing all that time.
Old Mr. Markwell had a man working for him I remember well. He used to bring
vegetables, mostly cabbage, turnips, and melons, to Richmond for sale. He had
an old white horse with one 'bumble' front foot and was much attached to the
old animal. The old man went by the name of Cheshire.
Then I knew old Mr William Stinson. He it was who married
the widow of Mr Wheeler, who kept a pub in Yarramundi.
I remember old Mr George Mortimer living out there. I remember George, Ben,
William, Alf, Tom and James of the boys. Among the girls I knew Annie,
who married John Lord, and another whose name I think was Sarah.
Then I can remember the founders of the Williams family out that way,
Mr Robert Williams and his wife lived where Wellington Freeman is
living. I remember old Mr Williams dying and being buried on a Sunday.
His widow married William Maloney.
Then I knew Mr Williams' son, Thomas, both before he was married and
after, when he lived in a weatherboard house which stood off the present
main road where Mr John Devlin is living.
I knew Thomas Howell who had the 'flour mills out there.
George Wood also had a house along the lane going down to the
present falls. His first wife was Miss Caroline Aston, and his second
Mary Collins. I went to school with Caroline Aston, and her sister,
the widow of the late John Wood, of the Grose, Annie Crowley,
sister of the late Mr John Crowley of 'Crowley Park,' was another schoolmate
of mine from out that way.
As 1 have I said, I went to school with John Markwell, and I remember
the sad accident which happened him many years before he died. I put
him over the river in the punt, one moonlight night about 9 o'clock
and when he got up on the bill after leaving the river he started
galloping the grey mare he was riding. When he got about in front of
where Mr Bowman Douglas lives there was a large stump along the track,
and he came to grief against the stump. The mare was killed, and he
was rendered unconscious, and was found very early next morning by
Joe Fletcher, who was going to work at Dight's. John was unconscious
for several days, and though he pulled through, it used to come against
him at times.
On the farm where Mr John Riley lives, I remember the old Mr.
Shields of all living. He would be grandfather of the present
Mr.George Shields, senr., of Bosworth-street Richmond. Old
Mr. Shields was a little man, but a worker.
On the adjoining farm I remember old Mr George Pearce living for
a great number of years. He had several sons and a daughter, Clarissa.
Among his sons with us to-day we have Sam, who has suffered two losses
with fire at the hands of some malicious persons; Edwin, who was for
many years working a part of 'Bronte' farm and now lives at
Agnes Banks, and William. The sister I belive still lives at the
old home on the farm.
One time I was talking to old Mr Pearce about the price of corn
and telling him I knew old Mick Gavin to bring Mr James 25 bushels from
Little Kurrajong, as it was then known, at 9d a bushel
He told me he knew it to be sold for 8d a bushel.
Mr George Pearce had a brother Charlie who lived down the lane
going to the river falls. He was a boot maker by trade, I
think. His wife was a great nurse. They reared a large family
of boys and girls. Some of the boys are still in the district.
George lives in Richmond. Edward in the old home, and works
for Mr P. Charley, of Belmont Park ; and Arthur also works for
Mr Charley, and looks after the Clarendon property
Among the daughters of Mr Charles Pearce we have with us
Mrs. John Riley, of Yarramundi, Mrs William Parker,
Agnes Banks, and Charlotte, who lives at North Richmond with
the Pitt's, of 'Sunnyside,' I think.
While speaking of Mr and Mrs Pearce living down the
lane near the falls, reminds me that behind Mr Howell's place
near the river old Jack Timmins lived a long time while he
Old Mr. William Scott lived on the property where old
Mr.Michael Waters is living, only nearer the river.
Many a time I have been on the farm when Mr Scott lived there.
Mr James and I used to go down, generally on Saturday, and get
a bag or two of chaff for the horse, and some marsh mallows
and wild mustard out of the wheat for the cows. The wild
mustard was very plentiful in those times. I went to school
with two of Mr Scott's children John, who died in Kurrajong I
think, and Betsey, who married Jack Timmins. There were two other girls.
Fred Thomson had the next farm to Scott's before he took the
farm near Parnell's.
The adjoining farm to this I remember the late Peter Hough
occupying for some time.
Somewhere about there a man named 'Jacky' Green owned a farm and
lived on it for many years. I remember Fred Thomson had a farm near
Parnell's old place. Parnell's was a weatherboard piace and I have
heard them speak about him keeping a pub there. I knew the Parnell
family very well. There was Edward, who died only a short time ago,
William, Thomas, Charles, John and Matthew. The eldest
girl, Mary, married a Mr Joseph Cope, of Windsor, and I believe
the solicitor of the name in Sydney is a son of his;
Elizabeth' married a Mr Baker ; and Sarah, Mr. Theo Cooper. Agnes was
unmarried and there were two more younger ones I knew very well, but
I forget their names, as the time I speak of is so long ago.
Thomas Parnell, the father of the children mentioned, and wife, and
some of the family, after leaving this district, went to
live on the Hunter River, somewhere near Maitland, and Mrs Parnell
told me they gave 8,000 for the place. William married and stayed
at the Hawkesbury river, and it was for him I worked at the punt.
I shall never forget Mrs Parnell's kindness to me while at the river.
Mr. Parnell always made it a practice to give me a pound every Christmas,
as he used to say, "for your kindness to the daughters by obliging
them with the boat at different times." In the old place on the
opposite side, of the road to Parnell's and it is a ruin now I knew
a boy and girl by the name of Sam and Mary Glasseye when they lived there
and came to Hogsflesh's school. I have heard their father kept a pub there,
but have no recollection of it.
After them came two brothers, William and Edward Jeffrey.
William was married, but Edward wasn't. I remember them keeping a pub,
and it was these men Mr. Ben Richards bought out when he left the
house in March street, Richmond, where Mr. C. S. Guest has his saleyards
now. Mr Richards kept a pub there for some time, and lived in
this place for about 18 years. It was while he was living here he started
butchering at Blackwattle Swamp,Sydney.
Not far away from here, on the corner of Dight's lane and the lane which
runs along the farms to the river end of Crowley's lane, there was a slab
house of four rooms and a verandah. The first I remember living there was
John Edwards. Jerry Hansell lived in it for a long time, but this old house,
too, has been a thing of the past many years.
While Jerry Hansell was living there I put a man named Samuel Wickham
over the river in the punt one morning with his two horses and a load
of corn and potatoes. When he got about opposite Jerry's house there
was a big mud hole, and while trying to steer the horses to miss it they
slewed and jammed him between the dray and the fence and killed him on
the spot. He married a widow, Elliot, grandmother to our present Jack,
and had his stepson, Simon, with him at the time.
And before I leave what we might call the Yarramundi block I must mention
that Andy Farrell lived on the farm adjoining
Mr Markwell's, and the late Abe Eather married his only daughter,
Ellen, while he was living there. Going down the river from where
Mr B. Richards kept the pub,
I'll say a little about some old hands I knew, and as near in the
order they came as my memory has them, which I think will not be far out.
The farm next to the old pub at Richmond bridge was owned by one of the
Rouses. I remember old Mr. and Mrs. Dempsey living on it for a long time.
I remember the three sons, James, Joseph, and George ; also two girls.
Liza married Henry Mills, and Betsy was single at this time and often
stayed with the Mills when they lived in Lennox street, Richmond, where
Harry Fong lives. This old place plays a big part in the early history
of Richmond. I believe Betsy Dempsey married after the family
left here. Mr. and Mrs. Rigney lived on the farm for a long time.
Mrs. Seymour bought this farm afterwards for 1350.
Mr. Guest, Charley's father, was the auctioneer and put it up for
sale at old Mr. John Town's while he was keeping pub over the river.
Mr Richard Watts (father of George, James and Henry
Watts, three well-known farmers and horsebreeders over North Richmond way
for many years) was empowered by Mrs. Seymour to bid for the property on
her behalf, and he managed to secure it for her. George Watts has passed
away. He was a wonderful man. Although he had lost his sight completely
he was a splendid judge of a horse, and a hard man to deceive in this respect.
His brother, Henry has also passed away. He, too,
was a good judge of horses, and can be reckoned among the Hawkesburyites
who have helped to make the district notable for good horses. Harry was
living at the time of his death at Yarramundi, but died, I believe, in one
of the hospitals in Sydney after an operation. James, the other brother, is,
I think, still alive.
The next farm belonged to Mrs Seymour, and Mr Richard Watts mentioned
lived there many years, and both he and his wife died there. Thus it
will be easily under stood how it was Mr Watts was empowered by Mrs Seymour
to purchase the adjoining place for her.
The next farm belonged to Mr Sam Thorley. Old Mr Thorley died there, and
his widow lived there for some time after. While Mr Thorley had it
Mr Edward Allen and his wife (parents of the late Charles Allen,
of North Richmond) lived near Thorley's house on a little piece of the
farm for a long time, and died there. Then I remember a man who had only
the use of one arm living on a part of Thorley's farm. This old man was a great
gardener, and grew a lot of peas. He used to bring them up to Richmond on
his shoulders in bags and sell them about the town. Then William Thorley's farm
came next, and on it he lived a long time.
Afterwards Mr Ben Richards got it from Thorley. William Thorley had one son,
a saddler, and the last time I saw him was at Narrabri, where he was in
On what was William Thorley's farm I remember Mr Mills (father of old
Mrs Thomas Collison, who has not long left Windsor) keeping a school in a
weatherboard place. Afterwards Mr. Mills kept a school at Grose Vale somewhere
about the present post office.
Then we have the farm on which Mr Edward Inall (the present Albert's grandfather)
lived for many years, and I think he died there. At the time of his death he was
what can truly be called a very old man. Mrs Edward Inall, who was a sister, I
have heard, to William Scott, died down there. Some of Mr Inall's children
I remember, John, and another's name I am not certain of just now. There were
some daughters, but I knew very little about them.
Somewhere here Mr. William Ives lived. I think it was between Stevenson's farm
and the one owned by Edward Lewis. I remember some of the family. The
present Mrs. John Pearce, of Agnes Banks and she must be getting on in years now
was one of the girls. Then we have the farm on which Mr Edward Lewis lived for very
many years, and died there. I knew some of his family very well. The two
boys, Jack and Ned, I went to school with, and the daughters I can reckon
among my schoolmates were Mary Ann, the present Mrs William Tomkinson, of
Richmond, and another one who married Mr Henry Whitney. There were others
in the family. We come along to the old farm owned by Mr Thomas Griffiths,
father of the present Tom, senr., of Richmond, and our Tom is getting on
in years now. The old Mr Griffiths was the first I remember living there,
and was a big farmer. He kept a pub, 'The Richmond Inn' in York-street, Sydney,
at one time, and the wife and myself, have stayed there while he was keeping it.
Among his family I knew our present
Tom, Bob, of Penrith, Jack, who was a saddler, Jim, the great old-time foot
runner, and Bill, who was a great man among music. Mrs John Gough. who
was so well-known and popular in Windsor, was one of the daughters.
The old Mr Griffiths was a great horseman and could ride a buckjumper in
good style; also a good all round sport. He had two brothers who used to
stay with him down there, but went up country Richard and Jonathan.
The next farm was owned by the late Mr Edward Powell. I knew
him and his wife, and many bags of corn husks for the milking cows we brought
from there. Among Mr Powell's family were Edward, Richard, George, Sydney,
and Henry. Emma was the only girl I remember, and she married old Mr Joseph
Onus. I went to school with Richard, George, Sydney and Henry.
Then some where handy old Mr Joseph Stubbs, a great farmer, lived for many
years, and died there. The first wife died there.
Mr Stubbs married a second time - Paddy Kenny married his widow. Paddy died
Then on the farm which belonged to Mr Ben Richards, and now occupied
by the H. A College, old ' Granny 'Hough lived for many years. It was she
who laid Mr Richards on to buy it and he secured it at 1200. He often told me
that was the price he gave for it. And speaking of 'Granny' Hough reminds
me I was speaking to the present Joseph Onus, of Richmond, a little while ago,
and Margaret Catchpole's name cropped up.
Mr Onus' mother was Annie Hough, and a sister to the late Peter, John and George,
sons of 'Granny' Hough. He says he has heard 'Granny' speak of Margaret,
and that she was buried in that portion of the cemetery running parallel with the
present Sunday School ground.
Then old Mr James Huxley, who put in so many years on the Grose farm,
rented it from Mr Richards for many years. Afterwards Pat Casey lived
there a long, while, also Mr Hill, father of Jack, formerly of
Richmond, and our present Herb Hill.
Then we have the farm which was occupied by old Mr John Hough for a fair
lifetime, so to speak. He reared a large family there, and both he and his
wife died there he dying first.
Then there was a farm where Mr George Hough lived for so many years. The
first man I remember living on this farm was George Wilson, who, as I have
stated, lived at one time where Tom Miles lives in Lennox street. Richmond,
and had some fine stallions. While down there he was farming.
I went to school with Wilson's two sons George and William, and his
his daughter, Betsy. They used to come in a spring cart to school. Between
where George Wilson lived and the next place old Mr Pearson, father of Albert,
the elder, of Richmond Bottoms, lived for a good while. This farm then belonged
to Mr Thomas Tebbutt. I remember the two sons, Albert and Charley, pretty well,
also two girls who became Mrs M. Phillips, junr., and the late Mrs John Gosper,
of Windsor. I knew old Mr Pearson fairly well. He bought both bundle and
sheet stringy bark from me when I was at the punt. On another occasion while
I was at the punt he bought a hundred slabs from me. He told me one day it
was a wonder I didn't trade in this sort of things, and I told him I hadn't been asked
for any such, so he told me he wanted a hundred and they must be good and not
above the price he stated. I got the slabs and made twopence each on the deal,
which paid me well, as I had no trouble with them in the handling. Then came
Mr William Smith, who was a big farmer and lived there for many years.
I remember three of the boys James, William and Joseph, when they were young.
He also had some daughters. Later on in life I got to know them, among them
being the present Mrs Duncombe, of Richmond, the late Mrs Alf. Bailey,
Mrs. John Bailey, of Richmond Bottoms, and the late Mrs Charles Westall.
Mrs. Smith was a sister to the Mrs Bailey who died at Clarendon some time ago at
an advanced age, and also a sister to Mrs Single, mother of the late Joseph Single,
who was a prominent man in the Hawkesbury Race Club and Agricultural Association
for so many years.
The next farm to Mr William Smith's belonged to Mr. Thomas Bailey, who was also
a big farmer in those days. I knew his boys, John, William and Alfred. I have often
bought oaten hay and oats off Mr Bailey for the racehorses while I kept the pub on
the road at Clarendon.
Then adjoining each other were the three brothers, George, William and Thomas Eather,
who suffered so disastrously in the big flood of June, '67. Old Mr John Single of all
owned a farm near the Eather brothers on which Mr Charles Eather, father of the boys
mentioned, lived for many years in a big brick house. I knew Mr. John Hand,
who lived on a farm adjoining Charley Eather's. He was a farmer and had a run,
I am told, out in Long Wheeney.
Further along there were James Upton and "Grandfather" Hoskisson, who lived
there and owned farms George Freeman, though living in Windsor, worked a farm
We will take an imaginary walk back to the old crossing at the punt.
David Brown lived somewhere near the farm occupied by Charley Eather.
One time I met Mr Brown, who happened to see a good chance of making
a little money, but he hadn't any cash on him at the time. He asked
me to lend him some and I gave him what he wanted, and in
'no time' he returned me my money and some for interest.
Back at the punt again we will record a few little incidents I have
thought of since I started. There had been a fair flood and is was
the first day the punt got to work. Charley Eather was keeping
the pub at the time, and a flock of cattle came down. They were put into
the river to swim over, except one which they couldn't get into the water,
as he was very contrary. After a deal of galloping about they got him in
and be began to ring about and wouldn't steer for the other side.
The owner called out for me to bring the boat down and steer him over.
I had a lively half hour of it and nearly got capsized more than once.
The owner of the cattle and five or six others went up to
the pub to have drinks, and when they came back I was back at the
North Richmond side. They got into the punt to go over. When we
were nearly over, the man who owned the cattle put two coins into my hand
and closed it on them so as the others would not see what they were. I
didn't look at what they were just at the time as I was busy with the punt.
When they were all off the punt except a man namsd Davis, he said to
me 'Half a sovereign, Alf, I suppose.' I opened my hand and
showed him what the coins were six pence for the owner and his horse
coming over in the punt, and sixpence for my half hour's hard work
after his bullock in the river ! I took good care to let that
man do the best he could with his bullocks in the river after that.
Then I put Mr. James Martin he wasn't Sir James then
and "Grandfather" Hoskisson over two days when they were electioneering
the other side of the river the first time James Martin was
elected to Parliament. Mr Hoskisson took great interest in that contest,
and worked hard to get Mr Martin in.
Another day I had a lady overboard. I was putting her over on horseback
in the punt, and when about half way over and there was 18 or 20 feet of
water at the spot the horse began to plunge and wanted to make back to the
other side, with the result he got overboard, lady and all. The horse struck
out for the shore, and the woman stuck to him and managed to get out safely.
A young man once brought some horses to the punt one wet day and was putting
them in to swim them over to take them to Kurrajong. When the horse he was
riding got into the water he began to play up and unseated his rider. I happened
to be handy with the boat and pulled over to him quickly and he grabbed the
side and nearly swamped the boat. He begged me to lift him in, but as he had a
big overcoat on, and was a big chap, I hadn't a hope of getting him into the
boat. However, he clung to the side till I got over. He often remarked that
only for me he would have been drowned.
Thomas Carnell also nearly met his death in the river, while I was there. He had
been over to the races at the old course, near Charley Eather's pub, and I was
putting him across in the punt. When we got the best part of the way over he
wanted me to pull faster and I told him I couldn't. He was a little annoyed about
it, and said he wouldn't wait. He put his spurs into the horse and made him
jump off the flaps of the punt, and in he and horse went, and under they went.
When he came up the horse was plunging about and soon unseated him. I had the boat
alongside and went to his assistance. I wasn't strong enough to lift him into the
boat, so he clung to the side of it till I got ashore with him.
I had another experience, and a case of nearly drowning
-- a woman this time. An old lady had been to Richmond with her basket
of eggs 2/- a dozen then and I was putting her
back over the river in the boat. I cautioned her not to stand up as she
might overbalance, but she wouldn't take the advice and into the water she went.
I couldn't get her into the boat, so I had to hold her with one hand to help her
keep a good hold of the side of the boat, and work the oar with the other till I got
her over safely.
Mrs John Town was living in the cottage where Mr John Pitt
lives, and as the old lady I had saved knew Mrs Town very well,
she went up to her and got a change of clothes.
Mr Lockrey was a farmer up Kurrajong and was going into Windsor for loading for
Mr John Lamrock, senr., with his four bullocks and dray. When he got to the
river, and I was going to put him over in the punt, I could see the bullocks were
thirsty and I advised him to water them before he got on to the punt,' as there was
a good watering place there. He said he would water them when he got over to the
other side. When we got, over I wanted him to take them out for safety, but be
reckoned he could manage them alright and wouldn't take them out. When he
put them in they were very thirsty and began swimming about and tried to make
back to the other side. He soon found out he couldn't manage them, and saw
they stood a good chance of being drowned. I saw there was trouble and
got the boat and went to their assistance. I tried my best to get the pin out of the
pole. After a deal of trouble I got it out and managed to save one beast. The
poor old man was in a great way about losing three of his bullock, and reckoned
he was ruined. Another old friend of mine was going to Kurrajong and as I
was putting him over in the punt, and the river was rising very fast, I asked him to
be sure and get back very soon as we expected to be compelled to take the punt
off before very long. He was fond of a little drop and stayed away longer than
he should have. When he came back we had taken the punt off about an hour,
and had no chance of getting it on again. He wanted me to put the
punt on and put him over, but I told him it was impossible,
and offered to put him over in the boat. He said he wouldn't wait for the boat, and
would swim his horse over. I saw how he was and begged him not to attempt
such a thing. He put his horse into the water in spite of my pleadings.
The piebald horse he was riding was a great swimmer and struck out for the
other side. I expected something would happen to him going over, so I followed him
up in the boat. When he got about half way the horse began plunging and put
him off. He was no sooner off the horse in the water than he grabbed the horse's
tail and hung on for all he was worth. I wanted him to come to the boat but he
wouldn't, preferring to stick to the horse's tail, and the animal took him safely over
and landed him about where the cattle used to land. He got a change of clothes
at a friend's place up on the bank and a drop of something to warm him inside.
Another day I put Thomas Onus over in the punt about two o'clock as he was
going up to Freeman's, on the Comleroy Road, to, have a look at a lot of cattle
which had to be there that day. When I was putting him over the river was rising
and I wanted him to get back as soon as possible. After he left the river began to
rise very rapidly and we had to take the punt off. When he came back, well after
dark, and found the punt off he came and told me he had to get to Sydney next
morning the train was only running to Blacktown then and begged me to put
him over in the boat. It was very dark and the timber was coming down and I
didn't care about facing it. I explained to him the danger I was running, and that
I couldn't swim. He then asked whether, if he got Jim Merrick to come with me
with a lantern and keep the timber off the boat, I would put him over. He told
me he would give me a pound and Merrick ten shillings. After some persuasion
I agreed, but told him I was frightened of the job and that it was not
for the sake of the money I was doing it. Merrick came up and we chanced it, and
on our way over he pushed five or six lots of timber off the boat with a pole about
six feet long. When we got over I wanted to go up and stay at Parnell's, but
Merrick wasn't a bit afraid and persuaded me to come on back. On the way back
he pushed off several lots of timber.
That pitch dark night and dangerous trip I have never forgotten.
Dr. White, of Windsor, used to ride a fine black horse
and when he went to Kurrajong I always put him over in the punt. No matter
what late hour, or how cold the winter night might be when he was returning
and I had to put him over, he would never have the punt. I always had to use
the boat for him and swim his horse behind. When we got over I always had
an iron hoop scraper which I kept for the purpose, and gave his horse a good scrape
down and rub over. The old doctor used to say it was as good as a feed of corn to
the horse. Dr. White married a Kurrajong girl by the name of Miss Townsend, who
lived about opposite the old Church of England at the foot of the Big Hill.
I have heard it said he was a very clever doctor.
He always treated me well for the trouble I took with him
and his horse.
I had a mishap there one day. I was bringing a lot of sheep over for
Mr. Ben Richards. Old Mr Joseph Onus got his horse on to the flap of the punt just as we
were going to start and he didn't think it was safe and jumped off again. When
we got about half way over I had Harry Gibbs helping me that day the sheep
got fidgeting about and on top of one another in one corner, which knocked our
punt out of balance. The water began to flow in rapidly, and down it went in quick
sticks. When we saw she was sinking we got the sheep out. and were lucky
enough to lose none. We got Bill Carverdown he was a good hand at the work
to help us get the punt up, and it took us nearly two days to get it right. As a
rule we bad tbe boat with us, but this day we didn't, and it taught us never to
be without it in the future. As the river was up it meant a great inconvenience to
the people as they couldn't get over the Yarramundi falls. There were two lots of
sheep to come over and they meant easy earned money for us. I had got paid
beforehand for them and we got the first lot over and when the sheep on the other
side saw them feeding along the banks in they rushed and swam over. In one lot
one sheep was drowned, and in the other lot none were lost. I shall never forget
one little incident that happened while I was down there. Mrs Parker, who lived
in the house on the hill where Johnson Pay and William Fuller lived, used to
come over and work for Mrs Parnell. She was over there one Christmas eve, and
when she was going home they gave her a sucking pig for her Christmas dinner.
She put it in a bag and I put her over in the boat, and home she went delighted
to think they would have such a fine Christmas dinner ; but that night the pig
got out. Next morning Mr Parker was hunting all round among the neighbours
to see if they had seen the pig, but could not find any trace of it. A little
later he was telling me about their misfortune. I happened to be talking to
Mr Parnell and told him about Parker's pig being lost
when he 'told me the pig was up with its mother. I saw Parker and told him what
Parnell had said, but he could hardly believe the pig would swim the river, and
thought I was having a lark with him. He made up his mind to go and have a
look for himself, and when he got up it was there right enough. He bagged it
again and had the pleasure of tasting it for Christmas dinner after all.
Jack Turner was coming over from the other side and we had a stage outside of the
punt on the side the rope worked, and Jack set to work to help me over to make
it easier for me. It was a bit windy and made the punt lurch about a little and
the rope happened to come off the roller, and into the water Jack
went backwards and got a fine ducking. He was a jolly natured
fellow and took it in good part I shall always think of poor old Dr.
Wittaker as he was coming back from Kurrajong and over in the punt.
William Parnell and I were out on the stage pulling. It was windy and the rope came
off the roller on the end Parnell was working and in he went. We were about 40
yards from the shore when it happened and Parnell had to swim. As soon as he
went in I saw he made for the flap of the punt and got underneath it, and began
singing out he was drowning and for the doctor to catch hold of his hand. The old
doctor was in a great state of mind about William, as he used to call him, and
wanted me to catch hold of his hand. I told him William wanted his hand, not
mine, but the old doctor wouldn't catch hold of it. I didn't bother, as
I knew well enough Parnell was a good swimmer and that he could get out safely.
Mr. Parnell told me after he was on for a lark with the old doctor, and what
he wanted was to get hold of his hand so that he could pull him in and give him a ducking.
Windsor and Richmond Gazette
Saturday 4 June 1910
Saturday 11 June 1910
Saturday 18 June 1910
Saturday 25 June 1910
transcription, janilye 2012
S/name. F/names. Abode. deathdate. burialdate. Age. Ship. Occupation. Clergyman.
247 Bourke John Windsor 9 Jan 1845 40 Labourer Thos Slattery
248 Fitzgerald Michl Windsor 23 Jan 1845 67 Pauper Thos Slattery
249 Pendergast Mary Cornwallis 16 Feb 1845 10 weeks Native of the Colony Thos Slattery
250 Breach George Windsor 20 Feb 1845 12 months Native of the Colony John Kenny
251 White James Richmond 21 Mar 1845 50 Farmer Thos Slattery
252 Turner Ann Wilberforce 26 Mar 1845 42 John Kenny
253 Cullen Edward Vinegar Hill 4 Apr 1845 Farmer Thos Slattery
254 Norris James Cornwallis 10 May 1845 5 Native of the Colony Thos Slattery
255 Dempsey John Richmond 11 May 1845 69 Farmer Thos Slattery
256 Slater or Donohoe Mary Clarendon 11 May 1845 22 Margaret 2 Servant Thos Slattery
257 Fogerty Michl Currajong 24 May 1845 37 Labourer Thos Slattery
258 Kenna Patk Currajong 30 May 1845 80 Tilly Sherry Labourer Thos Slattery
259 Kough William Windsor 8 Jun 1845 Labourer Thos Slattery
260 Tighe Anne Windsor 4 Jul 1845 58 Elizabeth Servant Thos Slattery
261 Holt William Currajong 15 Jul 1845 14 weeks Native of the Colony Thos Slattery
262 Collins Patrick Wollombi 31 Jul 1845 5 Native of the Colony John Kenny
263 Pendergast John Windsor 30 Nov 1845 37 Native of the Colony Mr McGrath
264 Brady Thomas Windsor 17 Jan 1846 58 Native of Ireland Mr McGrath
265 Fitzpatrick James Penrith 4 Apr 1846 7 Mr McGrath
266 Fitzpatrick Mary Windsor 14 Apr 1846 15 weeks Mr McGrath
267 McGoven Peter Wilberforce ? 15 Apr 1846 26 Captain Cook Mr McGrath
268 Gaham or Graham Hugh Freemans Reach 13 May 1846 51 Mr McGrath
269 Darey or Doney Thomas Freemans Reach 14 Jul 1846 41 Mr McGrath
270 Davies Mathew Poor House 28 Jul 1846 70 Mr McGrath
271 Keating G Poor House 14 Aug 1846 67 Mr McGrath
272 Foley Catherine Poor House 19 Aug 1846 35 Mr McGrath
273 O'Donnell Patk Poor House 23 Aug 1846 80 Mr McGrath
274 Perkins ? Windsor 18 Oct 1846 43 Mr McGrath
275 Byrne Patk Windsor 15 Nov 1846 32 Mr McGrath
276 Humphreys Ann Wilberforce 18 Nov 1846 6 Mr McGrath
277 Walsh Ann Windsor 28 Jan 1847 58 Mr McGrath
278 Connor Charles Asylum 10 Feb 1847 50 Mr McGrath
279 Cassidy James Windsor 30 Apr 1847 54 Schoolmaster Mr McGrath
280 Curran Mrs Rebecca Richmond 19 May 1847 19
281 Cusack Patrick Windsor 23 Aug 1847 32 Labourer John Joseph Therry
282 Dormer John Windsor 11 Sep 1847 His body was found in the Hawkesbury River How he came by his death the Coroners Jury could not obtain evidence John Joseph Therry
283 Kennedy Patrick Asylum 17 Sep 1847 63 John Joseph Therry
284 Smith Ann Asylum 13 Oct 1847 48 John Joseph Therry
285 Daley Patrick Richmond 25 Oct 1847 28 John Joseph Therry
286 Riley Mary Ann Richmond 12 Nov 1847 20 months John Joseph Therry
287 O'Brien Michael Windsor 12 Nov 1847 one day John Joseph Therry
288 Power or Poore Mary Ann Clarendon 23 Nov 1847 eleven days John Joseph Therry
289 Collins Thomas Windsor late of Wiseman's establishment at Windsor Hospital 24 Nov 1847 about 46 Herdsman John Joseph Therry
290 Maguire Edward McDonald River, died in Windsor Hospital 21 Dec 1847 66 Labourer John Joseph Therry
291 Riley John Cornwallis 24 Dec 1847 78 Labourer John Joseph Therry
292 Cuffe Farrell Richmond 5 Jan 1848 73 Schoolmaster John Joseph Therry
293 McKeon Hugh Windsor 6 Jan 1848 86 Labourer John Joseph Therry
294 Duffy James Kurrajong 13 Jan 1848 75 Farmer John Joseph Therry
295 Connor Bridget Vinegar Hill 15 Jan 1848 45 John Joseph Therry
296 Donelly Thomas Asylum Windsor 7 Feb 1848 72 Labourer John Joseph Therry
297 McDonogh Patrick North Rocks near Windsor 7 Feb 1848 62 Labourer John Joseph Therry
298 O'Grady Thomas Richmond 8 Mar 1848 22 months John Joseph Therry
299 Peible George Windsor 5 Apr 1848 4 1/2 John Joseph Therry
300 McCormick John Windsor 18 Apr 1848 40 Pauper Asylum John Joseph Therry
301 Murphy Samuel Windsor 19 Apr 1848 41 Pauper Asylum John Joseph Therry
302 Elliott Catherine Windsor 24 Apr 1848 63 Pauper Asylum John Joseph Therry
303 Holmes William Windsor May 1848 46 Pauper Asylum John Joseph Therry
304 Cullen Ellen Caddie Creek 28 May 1848 7 John Joseph Therry
305 Carthy Denis Windsor 29 May 1848 84 Pauper Asylum John Joseph Therry
306 Byrnes Patrick Cornwallis 6 Jun 1848 77 Farmer John Joseph Therry
307 Connelly James Windsor 8 Jun 1848 69 Atlas Shepherd John Joseph Therry
308 Carney Rebecca Eastern Creek 7 Jul 1848 84 Atlas Farmer Rev M Stephens
309 Kean Charles Windsor 22 Jul 1848 82 Pauper Asylum Rev E Luckie
310 Kelly James Lakeville 23 Jul 1848 75 Farmer Rev E Luckie
311 Landres James Richmond Aug 1848 88 Haldo 2nd Farmer Rev E Luckie
312 Gribbon Hugh Windsor 15 Aug 1848 78 Pauper Asylum Rev E Luckie
313 Good Arthur Windsor 2 Sep 1848 57 Pauper Asylum Rev M Stephens
314 Mahan John Windsor Sep 1848 36 Shop Keeper Rev M Stephens
315 Keane Peter Kurrajong Sep 1848 30
316 Spinks John Windsor 12 Oct 1848 42 Lady Melville Bricklayer John Grant
317 Barry Thos 26 Nov 1848 61 Dafiesta 1st Pauper Asylum John Grant
318 Haleroft Mary 5 Dec 1848 35 Pyramus Pauper Asylum John Grant
319 Huston Catherine 10 Dec 1848 43 Hooghley Pauper Asylum John Grant
320 Byrnes Walter 12 Dec 1848 38 Lady Harwood John Grant
321 Lynch ? 26 Dec 1848 48 Charles Forbes John Grant
322 unreadable 10 months John Grant
323 Braywood Henry Windsor 31 Dec 1848 14 months Native child John Grant
324 Turner Anne 14 Jan 1849 51 John Grant
325 Cullen James 4 Feb 1849 40 John Grant
326 C? Maria 12 Feb 1849 40 John Grant
327 Hayward Jane 16 Feb 1849 4 days John Grant
328 Spinks Mary 4 Mar 1849 46 Asylum John Grant
329 Harper ? 22 Mar 1849 53 Unreadable John Grant
330 McKeene Mary Richmond 24 Mar 1849 60 unreadable John Grant
331 Foley John Windsor 14 Apr 1849 54 Elizabeth  Asylum John Grant
332 McKibbett Bridget 14 Apr 1849 61 John Grant
333 Trodden Henry 24 Apr 1849 12 days John Grant
334 Costigan William 29 Apr 1849 45 Labourer John Grant
335 Doyle George 3 Jun 1849 70 Asylum John Grant
336 Herring Thos 11 Jun 1849 50 John Grant
337 Brennan John 22 Jun 1849 66 unreadable John Grant
338 Connor Timothy Windsor 24 Jun 1849 76 Unreadable Pauper John Grant
339 Riley Patrick Windsor 1 Jul 1849 59 Unreadable John Grant
340 Clifford Fredk ? Windsor 5 Jul 1849 70 Patra John Grant
341 Coffey Isabel Windsor 10 Jul 1849 38 John Grant
342 Davis Margt Colo 10 Aug 1849 44 Fourth John Grant
343 Donohue Patrick Windsor 19 Aug 1849 49 Andromeda Pauper John Grant
344 McDonald Richd Windsor 21 Aug 1849 10 months John Grant
345 Sullivan Mary Windsor 14 Sep 1849 44 John Grant
346 Baker Margaret Richmond 15 Sep 1849 31 Isabella John Grant
347 Woods James Richmond 6 Oct 1849 8 months John Grant
348 Savage Patrick Richmond 16 Oct 1849 57 Labourer John Grant
349 Pendergast Thos Richard Pitt Town 4 Nov 1849 4 months Native of the Colony John Grant
350 Byrne Maryanne Windsor 11 Nov 1849 5 Native John Grant
351 Maguire Joseph Windsor 12 Nov 1849 2 months Native John Grant
352 *bridge or Petherbridge unreadable Windsor 18 Nov 1849 4 months Native John Grant
353 Carney Edwd Prospect 11 Dec 1849 75 Farmer John Grant
354 Connors Charlotte 14 Dec 1849 60 Maria 2nd Pauper Asylum John Grant
355 Murray Mary Kurrajong 20 Dec 1849 12 months Native of the Colony John Grant
356 Henright Jane Windsor 7 Mar 1850 6 months Native of the Colony John Grant
357 Davis William Tumbledon Barn District of Windsor 7 Mar 1850 14 days Native of the Colony John Grant
358 Colrenny Bridget Windsor 20 Mar 1850 15 Anglia John Grant
359 Rafter Catherine Windsor 7 May 1850 14 months Native of the Colony John Grant
360 Mills Mathew Richmond 17 May 1850 16 months Native of the Colony John Grant
361 Heany Mary Windsor 1 Jun 1850 40 Elizabeth House Servant John Grant
362 Keenan William Windsor 12 Jun 1850 85 Martha Pauper Asylum John Grant
363 Hefferan Patrick Wilberforce 21 Jun 1850 60 Labourer John Grant
364 McAlpin Ellen Richmond 1 Aug 1850 69 Farmer John Grant
365 Timmins Michael Yellowmanday 20 Sep 1850 42 Native of the Colony John Grant
366 Mullens James Windsor 6 Oct 1850 40 Labourer John Grant
367 Ives Mary Richmond 28 Oct 1850 50 Henry Walsh John Grant
368 Reily Francis Richmond 2 Nov 1850 63 Edward Farmer John Grant
369 Smith Henry North Rocks 16 Dec 1850 25 John Grant
370 Gardoll Anton Richmond 21 Dec 1850 12 Weeks John Grant
371 Ahearn James Windsor 25 Dec 1850 8 ? John Grant
372 Brants Mary Windsor 19 Jan 1851 7 days John Grant
373 Wright Johanna Richmond 6 Mar 1851 33 Farmer John Grant
374 Clynes John Windsor 19 Mar 1851 28 Labourer John Grant
375 Pigeon Bridget South Creek 12 Apr 1851 8
376 Mason Mary Buried at Kurrajong 4 May 1851 68
377 Ray David Richmond 10 May 1851 1
378 Redman Martin Windsor 11 May 1851 30 Ogley Pauper Rev N J Coffey
379 Neil Patrick Richmond 1 Jun 1851 37 Farmer Rev N J Coffey
380 Cormack Patrick Cornwallis 10 Jun 1851 47 Labourer Rev N J Coffey
381 Doyle William Windsor 25 Jun 1851 55 Henry Porcher Pauper Rev N J Coffey
382 Egan Michl Windsor 30 Aug 1851 34 Inn Keeper Rev N J Coffey
383 Guthrie John Wilberforce 7 Sep 1851 70 Labourer Rev N J Coffey
384 Kelly Michael Richmond 11 Sep 1851 3 Rev N J Coffey
385 Connor Roger Nepean 1 Oct 1851 77 Neptune Farmer ?
386 Lynch Thomas Windsor 8 Oct 1851 91 Farmer Rev N J Coffey
387 Doyle Bridget Windsor 9 Oct 1851 55 Elizabeth 4th Pauper Rev N J Coffey
388 Collins Thomas Windsor 18 Oct 1851 88 Ann Pauper Rev N J Coffey
389 Ray Alexander Windsor 20 Oct 1851 50 Isabella Pauper Rev N J Coffey
390 Moloney Sarah Buried at Kurrajong 13 Nov 1851 52 Rev N J Coffey
391 Callum James Pitt Town 1 Dec 1851 5 months Rev N J Coffey
392 Smith Patrick Pitt Town 8 Dec 1851 2 months Rev N J Coffey
393 Glasgow Henry Pitt Town 8 Jan 1852 9 Rev N J Coffey
394 Molloy Mary Pitt Town 21 Jan 1852 7 months Rev N J Coffey
394 Mangin Martin Windsor 30 Jan 1852 40 Labourer Rev N J Coffey
395 Fair Richard Calai Creek 1 Feb 1852 2 Rev N J Coffey
396 Heaney Thomas Windsor 4 Feb 1852 61 Pauper Rev N J Coffey
397 McCabe Catherine Buried at Kurrajong 10 Feb 1852 64 Rev N J Coffey
398 Costello Jeremiah Windsor 8 Feb 1852 67 Black Smith Rev N J Coffey
399 Harper Patrick South Creek 16 Feb 1852 72 Farmer Rev N J Coffey
400 Bullok Catherine Windsor 19 Feb 1852 32 Inn Keeper Rev N J Coffey
401 Pendergast Thomas Pitt Town 25 Feb 1852 6 months Rev N J Coffey
402 Higgens Michael Sydney 3 Mar 1852 35 Rev N J Coffey Buried at Kurrajong
403 Dunn Ellen Windsor 4 Mar 1852 72 Labourer's wife Rev N J Coffey
404 Hadden John Kurrajong 11 Mar1852 86 Labourer Rev N J Coffey
405 Sullivan Ellen Windsor 4 Apr 1852 14 months Rev N J Coffey
406 Harris Mary unreadable 22 Apr 1852
407 Maguire Thomas Cornwallis 19 May 1852 62 Farmer Rev P Hallinan
408 Ring John Windsor 20 May 1852 70 Meadicant Rev P Hallinan
409 Broderick Daniel Windsor 31 May 1852 55 Pauper Rev P Hallinan
410 Connely Patrick Cliften 21 Jun 1852 60 Labourer Rev P Hallinan
411 unreadable unreadable Vinegar Hill 13 Jul 1852 58 Labourer Rev P Hallinan
412 unreadable John Michael Windsor 16 Jul 1852 1 day Rev P Hallinan
413 O'Brien Agnes Josephine Windsor 22 Jul 1852 3 weeks Rev P Hallinan
414 Mulhern William McGraths Hill 6 Sep 1852 78 Labourer Rev P Hallinan
415 Davis Margaret South Creek Windsor 15 Sep 1852 70 Rev P Hallinan
416 Kempster James Nepean District 19 Sep 1852 2 yrs 8 mths Rev P Hallinan
417 Day Bridget Cornwallis 29 Sep 1852 55 Widow Rev P Hallinan
418 Leary Mary Windsor 6 Oct 1852 44 Pauper Rev P Hallinan
419 Davies Richd Richmond 14 Oct 1852 34 Labourer Rev P Hallinan
420 Bourke Ellen Windsor 26 Oct 1852 29 Labourer's wife Rev P Hallinan
421 Keogh Walter Windsor 28 Oct 1852 56 John Bayer? Pauper Rev P Hallinan
422 Hamilton John Windsor 12 Nov 1852 75 Rev P Hallinan
423 Sullivan Cornelius Windsor 19 Nov 1852 - Atlas Pauper Rev P Hallinan
424 Cunningham Mary Windsor 20 Nov 1852 Farmer Rev P Hallinan
425 Woods Robert Richmond 21 Nov 1852 18 months Rev P Hallinan
426 Reedy Bridget Windsor 21 Nov 1852 2 Rev P Hallinan
427 Beans Mary unreadable 26 Nov 1852 74 unreadable Rev P Hallinan
428 Hynds Charles Box Hill 1 Dec 1852 18 Farmer Rev P Hallinan
429 McCarthy Thomas Windsor 4 Dec 1852 58 Rev P Hallinan
430 Whelan John Windsor 15 Dec 1852 73 Portland Rev P Hallinan
431 Doyle Patrick Windsor 17 Dec 1852 81 Hodbro? Rev P Hallinan
432 Carthy Mary Windsor 12 Dec 1852 60 Rev P Hallinan
433 Gabon Patrick Windsor 19 Dec 1852 72 Earl of St Vincent Rev P Hallinan
434 Brennan John Windsor 1 Jan 1853 60 Atlas  Pauper Rev P Hallinan
435 Cunningham Robert Windsor 6 Jan 1853 30 Royal Saxon Rev P Hallinan
436 King Patrick Windsor 3 Feb 1853 74 Rev P Hallinan
437 Egan Edward Windsor 18 Feb 1853 55 Rev P Hallinan
438 Gaunt Michael Kurrajong 1 Jan 1853 2 months Rev P Hallinan
439 Finley John Windsor 14 Apr 1853 64 Pauper Rev P Hallinan
440 Moffitt Mary Windsor 16 Apr 1853 30 Rev P Hallinan
441 Murray Anne Sally's Bottoms 13 May 1853 33 Rev P Hallinan
442 Goodwin Mary Freemans Reach 15 May 1853 75 Rev P Hallinan
443 McCabe Owen Kurrajong 22 May 1853 27 Rev P Hallinan
444 Norris Mary Ann Cornwallis 27 May 1853 40 Rev P Hallinan
445 Connors Michael Windsor 22 May 1853 80 Rev P Hallinan
446 Harrison Catherine Windsor 24 May 1853 67 Rev P Hallinan
447 Hayes Mary Jane Freemans Reach 2 Jun 1853 37 Rev P Hallinan
448 Barton Stephen Cliften 2 Jun 1853 5 Rev P Hallinan
449 Byrns Peter Windsor 9 Jun 1853 10 Rev P Hallinan
450 Eather Mrs Mary Kurrajong 11 Jun 1853 50 Rev P Hallinan
451 Hanly Jane Richmond 14 Jun 1853 4 months Rev P Hallinan
452 Wayburn Bridget Pitt Town 19 Jun 1853 52 Rev P Hallinan
453 Moore William Pitt Town 21 Jun 1853 50 Rev P Hallinan
454 Read Laurence Windsor 15 Jul 1853 60 Rev P Hallinan
455 Mahon Patrick Windsor 15 Jul 1853 77 Rev P Hallinan
456 Murphy John Hospital Windsor 17 Jul 1853 60 Rev P Hallinan
457 unreadable Mrs Richmond 5 Aug 1853 26 Rev P Hallinan
458 Parkland Mary Windsor 3 Aug 1853 61 Rev P Hallinan
459 Moran Michael Pitt Town 13 Aug 1853 62 Rev P Hallinan
460 Norris Elizabeth Richmond Bottoms 21 Aug 1853 23 Rev P Hallinan
461 Kelly Daniel Pitt Town 3 Sep 1853 79 Rev P Hallinan
462 Gunan Michael Richmond 13 Sep 1853 55 Rev P Hallinan
463 Mellish Maria Sydney 13 Sep 1853 36 Rev P Hallinan
464 Hill Elizabeth Windsor 18 Sep 1853 60 Rev P Hallinan
465 Clarke Thomas Pitt Town 22 Sep 1853 3 Rev P Hallinan
466 Gatton Thomas Windsor 2 Oct 1853 77 Rev P Hallinan
467 Riely John Penrith District 8 Oct 1853 45 Rev P Hallinan
468 Murray Thomas Sally's Bottoms 31 Oct 1853 7 Rev P Hallinan
469 Waddle Thomas Richmond 16 Nov 1853 60 Rev P Hallinan
470 Jones unreadable Windsor 17 Nov 1853 63 Rev P Hallinan
471 Slater unreadable Fairfield 22 Nov 1853 54 Rev P Hallinan
472 Sharry Mary Windsor 23 Nov 1853 19 Rev P Hallinan
473 Dockin John Richmond Bottoms 26 Nov 1853 7 Rev P Hallinan
474 Crawley John Windsor 1 Dec 1853 67 Rev P Hallinan
475 Connors Charles Box Hill 11 Dec 1853 74 Rev P Hallinan
476 Sharry Mary Ann Windsor 12 Dec 1853 1 month Rev P Hallinan
477 nil Rev P Hallinan
478 Buttersworth Bridget Pitt Town Bottoms 2 Jan 1854 26 Rev P Hallinan
479 Buttersworth Bridget Pitt Town Bottoms 12 Jan 1854 17 days Rev P Hallinan
480 Mellish Mary Sydney 26 Jan 1854 6 months Rev P Hallinan Age crossed out
481 Kilduf John Pitt Town 8 Feb 1854 60 Rev P Hallinan
482 Walsh John Windsor 7 Feb 1854 48 Rev P Hallinan
483 Brennan John Windsor 8 Feb 1854 70 Rev P Hallinan
484 Whitford Mary Windsor 18 Feb 1854 60 Rev P Hallinan
485 Power Michael Wilberforce 24 Mar 1854 63 Rev P Hallinan
486 Davies Henry Wilberforce 27 Mar 1854 53 Rev P Hallinan
487 Cavanagh Michael Windsor 10 Apr 1854 78 Rev P Hallinan
488 Pender [gast] Thomas Pitt Town 29 Apr 1854 14 months Rev P Hallinan
489 McQuade Charles Hale Windsor 29 Jun 1854 1 month Rev H Johnson
490 Kenny Anne Richmond 9 Jul 1854 77 Rev P Hallinan
491 Dempsey Denis Richmond 7 Aug 1854 62 Rev P Hallinan
492 Doyle Peter Wilberforce 12 Aug 1854 70 Rev P Hallinan
493 Riley Elizabeth Windsor 17 Sep 1854 63 Rev P Hallinan
494 Norris Michael Cornwallis 28 Sep 1854 30 Rev P Hallinan
495 Doyle Timothy Windsor 17 Oct 1854 80 Rev P Hallinan
496 Hewson Henry North Richmond 24 Oct 1854 11 Rev P Hallinan
497 Tierney Mary Windsor 5 Nov 1854 4 Rev P Hallinan
498 O'Keefe Mary Jane Windsor 13 Nov 1854 7 weeks Rev P Hallinan
499 Tait John Pitt Town 26 Nov 1854 3 Rev P Hallinan
500 Kelly John Richmond Bottoms 28 Dec 1854 2 Rev P Hallinan
501 Gahan Hugh Freemans Reach 31 Dec 1854 1yr 9 months Rev P Hallinan
502 unreadable Thomas Windsor 27 Dec 1854 80 Rev P Hallinan
Credits: Transcriptions by Kristine Wood - October 2003.
AT A PUBLIC MEETING of the Inhabitants of Richmond,
held at the School House, on the 23d October, 1835,
the Rev. Samuel Marsden in the Chair,
It was proposed by Mr. Cox, sen.; seconded by
the Rev. H. T. Stiles ; and resolved unanimously ---
1st.... That it is expedient to erect a Church in
this Town, for the celebration of Divine Worship,
according to the Form of the Protestant Episcopal
Church of England, on the Ground at the end of
George-street, originally set apart for that purpose.
Proposed by Mr. W. Cox, jun.; seconded by Mr.
G. Bowman ; and resolved unanimously ---
2nd.... That, to carry this object into effect, a Committee
be formed, consisting ot the following Members, of whom any
seven be competent to despatch business : ---
Mr. Cox, sen., Fairfield,
Mr. Cox, jun., Hobartville,
Mr. Bell, Belmont,
Mr. George Bowman,
Mr. William Bowman,
Rev. H. T. Stiles,
Mr. Martin, sen.,
Mr. C. Palmer,
Mr. C. Powell,
Mr. G. P. Wood.
Proposed by Mr. William Bowman ; seconded by
Mr. Faithful ; and resolved unanimously
3rd..... That, to forward the object of this Meeting,
Funds be immediately raised by voluntary Subscription ---
that the Members of the Committee do agree to use their best
exertions to this end ---
that Subscription Lists be opened at the several Banks ---
and that an Appeal be made to the Public through the medium
of the following Newspapers :---
Sydney Herald, Monitor, Colonist, Australian, and Sydney Gazette,
to be inserted three times in each Newspaper.
Proposed by Mr Martin ; seconded by Mr. William Bowman ;
and resolved unaminously ---
4th.... That William Cox senior, Esq., be requested to take the
office of Treasurer, and the Rev. H. T. Stiles that of Secretary.
THE Protestant Population of Richmond and its Neighbourhood, as shewn by
the last Census, is upwards of 1300. The present Building used as a
Church will barely accommodate one hundred Persons : and as the other
engagements of the Chaplain prevent him from having more than one service
on the Sunday, it is obvious that out of every thirteen Inhabitants who
may wish to participate in the ordinance of Divine Worship, twelve
must be deprived of that privilege, because there is no room for them.
This simple fact constitutes, in itself, a strong appeal to the
liberality of the Residents, not of Richmond only, but of the Colony
generally. It is earnestly hoped that the individual, domestic, and
social advantages to be derived from a due observance of the Public
Worship of Almighty God, will be so appreciated by the Colonists
universally, as to produce a corresponding willingness to contribute,
when, as at present, an opportunity is offered them towards an object
so fraught with benefits to our adopted country, our families, and ourselves.
Contributions will be thankfully received by William Cox, Esq., Hobartville ;
by the Rev. H. T. Stiles, Windsor; by the Rev. S. Marsden, Parramatta;
by the Members of the Committee ; and at either of the Banks in Sydney.
Subscriptions already promised :—
£. s. d.
The Archdeacon....... ...........200 0 0
Mr. Cox, senior, Fairfield.........35 0 0
Mr. Cox, junior..... .....................25 0 0
Mr. George Bowman ..............20 0 0
Mr. William Bowman .... ......... 20 0 0
Mr. Faithful .... ............. .......... 20 0 0
Mr. John Town, junior.......... ..20 0 0
Rev. H.T. Stiles............... ..10 0 0
Mr. Onus.... .................. ..........10 0 0
Mr. John Town, senior. ...........10 0 0
Mr. Martin..... .... ......................6 0 0
Mr. Martin, junior. ... ............ ......6 0 0
Mr. Seymour... ..... ... ..... .........5 0 0
Mr. Cross .... .............. .... .......5 0 0
Mr. Hughes...... . ......... ... .........5 0 0
Mr. Dight ..... ........... ....... .... ....5 0 0
Mr. George Pitt. ..... .......... ..... ..5 0 0
Mr. Robert Williams. ..... .... .....5 0 0
Mr. Price ...... ..... .............. .. ....5 0 0
Mr. G. P. Wood . .... ..... ..... ......2 0 0
Mr. J. Markwell ... ..... ......... ....1 0 0
Mr. Robert Aull ...... ..................1 0 0
Mr. William Farlow..... .............1 0 0
Mr. C. Palmer ...... ...................1 0 0
Mr. Benjamin Cawer.... ...........1 0 0
Mr. George Mortimer..... .........1 0 0
Mrs. Crawley. ... ..... ... ............1 0 0
Mr. John Brown. .... ..... ..........3 0 0
Mr. Thomas Eather..... ... .......2 0 0
Mr. P. M'Alpin...... ... ...............2 0 0
Collected by the Rev. S. Marsden.
Rev. Richard Hill.... ....... .....2 0 0
Mr. R. Jones, M C...... ...... .6 0 0
Mr. R. Smith. ... ..... .......... ..2 0 0
Mr. Thomas Marsden......... .2 0 0
Mr. Caleb Wilson..... ...........2 0 0
Mr. Richard Fitzgerald. &
Mr. Robert Fitzgerald ..... ...5 0 0
Mr. James Chisholm. ... .....5 0 0
Mr. Samuel Terry.... ..........10 0 0
Mr. Edward Terry..... ............2 0 0
Mr. John Terry.... .. ... ...........2 0 9
Mr. P. W. Flower...... ...........2 0 0
Mr. C. S. Marsden. .... .........1 0 0
Mr. John Connell...... .... .......2 0 0
Mr. William Walker...... .......3 0 0
Mr. Thomas Walker..... .......2 0 0
The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser
Saturday 21 November 1835
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Historical notes: The site of St Peter's church was nominated in Governor Lachlan Macquarie's planned layout for Richmond. He intended to have the church, schoolhouse and burial ground on a very beautiful elevated block immediately above Pugh's Lagoon, a fine basin of fresh water. The burial ground, then 1 hectare, was surveyed by James Meehan and consecrated by the Rev Samuel Marsden and fenced by William Cox. The first burial was George Rouse and contains the headstones of many early Hawkesbury settlers The first school/church opened in 1810. It played an important part in the early life of Richmond. It was situated in Francis Street near the northern corner of the cemetery. The lower floor was the residence of the schoolmaster whilst the upper room was used for school and church purposes.
This building soon became too small to meet the ever increasing congregation and at a meeting chaired by the Reverend Samuel Marsden on 26 November 1835 the inhabitants of Richmond resolved to erect a church for the celebration of divine worship. A notice calling for tenders to erect the church appeared in The Australian on 18 October 1836. The committee formed to forward the project included Mr Cox, Sen,"Fairfield', Mr Cox, Jnr 'Hobartville', Mr Bell, 'Belmont', Mr George Bowman, Mr William Bowman. Mr. Faithful, Rev H.T.Styles, Mr Martin, Snr., Mr. G Palmer, Mr. Digit, Mr C Powell, Mr Parnell and Mr CP Wood. By 1833 the sum of 570 pounds had been subscribed and 200 pounds had been donated by the English Church Society. Tenders were called for the erection of the church in 'The Australian' on October 1836.
Built as a result of the establishment of the Church Act of 1840 St Peter's church was one of four churches consecrated in 1841. The church was built on a site overlooking Ham Common and the Hawkesbury River flats. It was agreed 162 hectares of the common would be given as Glebe land for the church. It was opened by Bishop Broughton on 15 July and designed by Francis Clark and built by James Atkinson who also built St Bartholomew's, Prospect and St Thomas, Mulgoa at the same time. It was designed in the Georgian style in contrast to most of the other churches, except St Batholomew's, which have Gothic style detailing. Clarke was responsible for a number of Sydney houses and the church of St Mary Magdalene at St Marys. A simple rectangular building with a square tower topped with a timber spire the original layout of the pews was to face inwards to the centre of the church. In 1850 a porch designed by E Blackett was added to the northern side and not long after, in 1857, a chancel was added. Once the chancel had been added the internal pew layout was altered to face the chancel. William Woolls, a prominent late nineteenth century writer on the botany and flora of Australia was incumbent at St Peter's from 1873 and from 1877 to 1883, Rural Dean of Richmond. . In the churchyard a small obelisk was built of bricks from the old school church building. THE CEMETERY is older than the church and contains the graves of many early pioneers including John Bowman, Thomas Matcham Pitt and Lt Thomas Hobby of the NSW Corps. Chief Officer at Hawkesbury in 1800 and a supporter of Maquarie. It was the second cemetery dedicated in the Hawkesbury district, around 1814, four years after St Matthews. THE RECTORY was designed by Francis Clarke and completed in 1847 and is said to have been a copy of an English rectory known to Bishop Broughton in the mid 19th century vogue for picturesque rectories. It was added to in 1863 by Edmund Blacket. Later alterations have changed its quality.
St. Peter's Churchyard, Richmond is one of the most historical in the State of New South Wales. ln it are buried many old pioneers of the Nepean district. It was consecrated in 1814, but the earliest burials date from 1809. Several buried there reached very great ages. There were six who lived 90 to 100 years, and 47 who lived from 80 to 90 years. William Magick [sic] who died June 6, 1860, was 108 years when he passed away. The oldest date seen is that of George Rouse, who died on September 9, 1809; his father, Richard Rouse, arrived in the colony in 1801 by the ship 'Nile,' the ship that brought Margaret Catchpole to these shores. One of the oldest vaults bears the names of Thomas Hobby, Esq., formerly of the 102nd Regiment, who died January 8, 1833, aged 57; and Ann Elizabeth, his wife, died June 6, 1839, aged 72 years.
An old stone bears the name of Joseph Hobson, killed by the blacks 1816; Thomas Spencer, who was a marine in the first fleet, died 1821; Thomas 'Jonds,' arrived in 1792, died December 12, 1817.
The most curious epitaph is that of John Sutherland, died 1830. It reads:"Afflictions long time I bore; Physicians was in vain; Till God did please to give me ease, and free me from my pane."
William Harrington, of the 73rd Regiment, arrived 1810, and died !
In the same ground are the remains of two men who were hanged for stealing a bullock, The register in forms us that, the wife of one died of grief a few days after.
The epitaph of John and Honor Bowman concludes: "Without a trouble or a fear, they mingled with the dead." John Bowman, died 1813.
There are two headstones, both broken and fallen, that hold history, Ellen Innes, died August 2, 1853, aged 23 years, and Jacob Innes, died 1849 aged 69, lying between them there is another, the inscription downwards.
The Cox vault is in need of repair. It bears the names of William Cox, of "Hobartville," died 20/1/1850, aged 60; Sloper Cox, died 24/9/1877, aged 53; Francis, wife of Henry Cox, died 15/8/1851; and Louisa Stafford, wife of Charles C. Cox, died 6/7/1850.
Two old names are those of Catherine Hand, died 4/2/1825, aged 48 and Patrick Hand, died 15/12/1827, aged 50.
One notices the many generations of the same families buried in this churchyard, notably the Cornwells Farlows, Singles, Draytons, Towns, Travis, and the Marlins; John Single, born 1791, died 28/1/1858, and Sarah, his wife, born 1801, died 27/9/1868; John Towns, died 27/10/1846, aged 77; Mary Farlow, died 22/10/1842, aged 36; William Farlow, died 6/12/1864, aged 55; Ellen Maria, his widow, died 27/5/1900; Phillip Marlin, died 29/ 9/1859); Abraham Cornwell, died 18/7/1884, aged 82; Susannah, his relict, born Richmond 10/6/1807, died Bathurst 13/6/1888; William Drayton, died 20/11 /1925, aged 78; Emily Drayton, died 2/2/1930; William Drayton, died 30/1/1855, aged 46; Henry Drayton, died 1/4/1874, aged 57.
The Dights were an old family. Mary Dight, born 1804, died 1819; Sarah Dight, born 1800, died 17/2/1832; John Dight, born 1772, died 2/7/1837; George Dight, born 1810, died' 26/2/1851 and Hannah Dight, born 1781, died 27/5/1862
Several of the inscriptions are so faded as to make them wholly or partly indecipherable, and rather than perpetuate an error I will omit names and dates I have not been able to read. We will continue With the names of John Barwick, died 7/5/1858, aged 65; and Charlotte, his wife, died 14/7/1893, aged 93 years; George Barwick, died 8/12/1864, aged 16; Mary Leonard, died 1849, aged 29; William Aull, died 1830, aged 26; Thomas Cross, died 10/3/1843, aged 66; and Martha, his wife died 3/9/1839, aged 42; George Howell, died 22/2/1839, aged 79; Hannah Howell, died 2/10/1851, aged 81; Peter Howell, died 16/4/1861, aged 49; Elizabeth Ann Howell, died 3/8/1885, aged' 78; Thomas Griffiths, died 1826, aged 29; Thomas Griffiths, died 1910, aged 70 ; Albert Uriah Hibbert, accidentally killed on 26/4/1897, aged 27; Frederick J. Griffiths, died from a gunshot wound on 1897, aged 22; and Thomas, Gordon Griffiths, accidentally killed at Clarendon Camp on 26/4/1905; aged 4 year's. What a sequence of tragedies!
Names on other tombstones include: Sarah Sharpe, died 3/12/1836, aged 55; William sharpe, died 17/11/1897, aged 88; Mary Mason, died 1835; William Mason, died 27/3/1839; Thomas teaton, died 2/9/1840; aged 45; Francis Willis, died 3/6/1840, aged 33; Job Moore, died 17/11/1840; Sarah Begley; died 29/4/1839, aged 50; Mary Richardson, died 22/11/1839, aged 35; Thomas Huxley, died 1834, aged 84; Elizabeth Bridger, died 4/9/ 1840, aged 42; William Bridger, died 11/12/1859, aged 92; Mary Hives, died , 25/6/1837, aged. 30; Joseph Young, died 1842, aged 29 ; Catherine Bishop, died 24/8/1835, aged 62; Elias Bishop; died 26/9/1835, aged 65; John Henderson, died 11/10/1846, aged 81; John Fawcett, died 27/9/1847, aged 58; Stephen Field, died 26/7/1883; Jacob Innes, died 1849, aged 69; Ellen Innes, died 2/8/1853, aged 23 the two Innes headstones have fallen and broken William Faithful, died 16/4/1847, aged 73; and Susanna; his wife, died 5/9/1820, aged 46; and Maria, his widow, died 29/5/1859,' aged 65. (Note. It will be seen that William Faithful, married 'twice, his second wife surviving. him. W.F.,).
William Bowman, born 1799, died- 11/12/1874; and Elizabeth, his wife, born 1798, died 21/11/1885 ; Laban White, died 5/9/1875, aged 80 years; and Jane, his wife, died 12/3/1846, aged 68 years; Jane Guest, born 1818, died 20/3/1865; George Guest, born. 1811, died 9/2/1893; Matilda Guest, died 26/1/1853, aged 18 months; Grace, the wife of Robert Lambert, late of 'Holwood,' King's Plains, Bathurst, died 16/2/1849, aged 65 years; Edward Merrick, died 1839, aged 76 years; James Watson, died 20/1/1853, aged 43; John Greenhalch, died 1832; Margaret Patton, died 8/5/1831, aged 27 years; Elijah Lane died 1826; Catherine Hand, died 4/2/1825; aged 48 years,' and Patrick Hand, died 15/12/ 1827. (Note. The name Greenhalch is usually spelt 'Greenhalgh,' but I have spelt it as I found it on the stone. Probably the stone cutter erred. W.F.)
We now notice a few more notable names, such as John Town, senr. died 27/10/1846, aged 77; Mary Town, died 26/5/1852, aged 80; William Town, died 5/5/1868, aged 51; Mary Town, died 4/4/1886, aged 67; Andrew Town, born. 1840, died 10/2/1890; also two children and John Thomas Town, son of John and Julia Town born 1863, died 7/11/1929; Thomas Hobby, Esq., formerly of the 102nd Regiment, died 8/1/1833, aged 57; and Ann Elizabeth Hobby, died 30/6/1839, aged 72 years; William Magick, died 16/6/1860, aged 108 years; and Elizabeth, his wife, died 8/8/1869, aged 80; Isaac Cribb, died 1841 [sic]; James Cribb, died 13/7/1841; Samuel Thorley, died 9/8/1821, aged, 53; and Agnes, his wife, died 18/4/1821, aged 47. George Rouse, died 23/9/1809, aged 5 years; Elizabeth Rouse, died 1/8/1811, aged 19 days; Elizabeth Rouse, their mother, died 28/12/1849, aged 76; and Richard Rouse, the head of the family, who, having arrived in this colony in the ship 'Nile' in 1801, departed this life 18/5/1852, aged 78; also John Richard Rouse, died 10/2/1873, aged 72; George Rouse, born 27/7/1816, died 29/7/ 1888; and Elizabeth, his wife, died 1/3/1863, aged 42; also 2 children. Maria Gow, died 26/9/1865, aged 59; William P. T. Gow, died 2/2/1872, aged 77; Mary Ann Powell, died 30/11/1870, aged 30; Henry Powell, died 14/2/1920, aged 84; Ann Powell, died 1921, aged 75; Wm. Ritchie, died 1856. aged 42; Geo. Sutherland, died 4/6/1850, aged 49; Mary, wife of Robert Martin, died 3/3/ 1841, aged 78; Robert Martin, senr., died 15/6/1846, aged 79; Mart Martin, junr., died 7/10/1855, aged 60; Robert Martin, junr., born 1797, died 11/9/1872; Wm. Martin, junr. born 1832, died 4/5/1871; Henry Newcomen, died 10/10/1884, aged 61; and Emily Jane, his wife, died 6/4/1871; Andrew Wellington Hough, born 1864, died 20/12/1870; Mary Ann, wife of George Hough, died 16/6/1875, aged 55; George Hough, died 25/12/1878, aged 64; and Mary Ann Hough, died 5/2/1911, aged 71; Mary Dight, born 1804, died 26/12/1819; Sarah Dight, born 1800, died 17/2/1832; John. Dight, born 1772, died 2/7/1837; George Dight born 1810, died 26/2/1851; Hannah Dight, born 1781, died 27/5/1862; Sophia Thurston, died 23/6/1825, aged 2 years and 7 months; Mary Ann Crosbie, died 1877, aged 73. John Gordon Town, died 9/4/1883, aged 70 and Elizabeth, his wife, died 23/8/l882, aged 71 years; Wm. Gordon, 3rd son of the above, died 25/12/1858, aged 20; Frederick M., son of G. M. and E. Pitt, died 16/6/1903, aged 36; Elizabeth, wife of George Matcham Pitt, died 18/10/1908, aged 7'5; George Mat chem Pitt, died 19/3/1912, aged 74; Clarence M. Pitt, died 30/7/1920, aged 51. One of the oldest vaults bears the names of Sloper Cox, died 24/9/1877, aged 53; Frances Cox, wife of Henry Cox, died 15/8/1851; Louisa Stafford Cox, died 6/7/1856; William Cox, Esq., of 'Hobartville,' died 20/1/1850, aged 60; also two infant children. Part of the inscriptions on this vault are freeting away. On one of the largest vaults we read the names of Benjamin Richards, born 1818, died 5/3/1898; and Elizabeth, his wife, born 1821, died 30/7/1896; and Mary Ann, their eldest daughter, died 11/11/1867; Elizabeth, wife of Theodore Charles Badgery, died 27/i8/1870; Lucetta, 4th daughter, born 1857, died 18/1/1874; Wallace, 5th son, born 1865, died 11/10/1880; William James, 2nd son, born 1846, died 2/8/1885.
Many well-known names are seen on, another vault, viz., Mary Farlow, died 22/10/1842, aged 36; William Farlow; died 6/12/1864, aged 55; Ellen Maria, his widow, died 27/5/1900, aged 75; Emily, wife of Robert W. Farlow, died 7/11/1900, aged 56; Robert W. Farlow, died 16/6/1913, aged 83 years; and also several of recent dates.
The Skuthorpe vault is difficult to read. On it we see the name of Mary Ann Skuthorpe, died 20/2/1854, aged 32; and John Long, died 2/1/1856, aged 26.
The Onus vault bears several names from which we copy: Joseph Onus, died 22/6/1835, aged 54; Thomas Onus, died 28/3/1855, aged 35; William Onus, died 8/5/1855, aged, 33. On another stone are Joseph Onus, died 22/4/1891. He was born in 1840; also Emma, wife of Joseph Onus, died 30/11/1865. Other well known names seen are John Single, born 1791, died 28/l/1858; and Sarah, his wife, born 1801, died 27/9/1868; Sarah Wilmot, their daughter, died 1871; Alfred, Single, died 5/11/1889, aged 48; Henry Single, died 5/7/1896, aged 66. Abraham Cornwell, died 18/7/1884, aged 82; and Susannah, his wife, born at Richmond 10/6/1807, died at Bathurst 1888; John Cornwell, died 26/8/1914, aged 82; also Ann Cornwell, died 20/2/1915, aged 81 years. Louis Jockel, 10 years Government Medical Officer at Richmond, died 20/5/1888, aged 37; and Martha, his wife, died 13/7/1922, and buried at Manly; William Drayton, died 30/1/1855, aged 46; and Harriet Province, his widow, died 1886 aged 68; Mary Ellen Drayton, born 1853, died 23/5/1858; Henry Drayton, died 1/4/1874, aged 57; Jane Drayton, died 8/10/1876; William Paris, died 18/3/1840, aged 52; Phillip Marlin, died 29/9/1859; James Burril; died 6/10/1858, aged 34; James Douglas, died 24/11/1858, aged 41; Mary Ann Norris, died 8/2/1856, aged 49; Mary'Biddle, died 7/3/1855, aged 32; James Andrew Biddle, died 11/3/ 1879, aged 22.
We again come across a few old dates, viz., Thomas Wheeler, died 15/2/1820; Thomas Mason, died 27/11/1827, aged 46; Mary Ann, the wife of Mr. Charles Palmer, died 1824; Ephriam Palmer, died 1827; Athelia Stack, died 1839; Charles Palmer, died 14/4/1846;. and Mary Ann Stack, died 26/4/1829, aged 14 months.
The Williams vault bears many names. We mention Robert Williams, born 1794, died, 28/11/1839; Mary Ann Williams, born 1850, died 14/10/1852; Charlotte Malony, born 1795, died 1862; Jane Williams, born 1826,. died 18/12/1873; Thomas Williams, born 1824, died 26/7/1888;. John Eather Williams, died 25/1/1917, aged 83; Ann Eather Williams, died 1/8/1913, aged 83.
The most imposing monument in the cemetery is the Hordern memorial inscribed with the names of Edward Hordern, senr. died 14/8/1883, aged 45; and Christina, his wife, died. 24/4/1904, aged 59; and Cecil, son of Edward Hordern, senr.; died 14/9/1931, aged 63 years.
Since commencing , these articles I have seen the report of the consecration of St. Peter's. As a record it may be not only interesting, but also useful: In the Sydney Herald' of Monday, July 19, 1841, there is a brief account of the opening and the consecration of the church by the Lord Bishop of Australia on the previous Thursday, when all the respectable families of the town and neighborhood were present. In the 'Herald' of July 22, 1841, there is a fuller report of the event. Rev. T. Hassal acted as chancellor, Rev. H. T., Stiles read the prayers, and Bishop Broughton, after the consecration, preached, his text being Matt. 16 vlS. Revs. R. Allwood, T. Makinson, W. B. Clarke, E. S. Pryce, C. Kemp, and J. Vincent were also present in the chancel. After the service the Bishop, clergy, police magistrate, etc., were entertained, at 'Hobartville' by Mr. and Mrs. W. Cox.
Expressly written By WILLIAM FREAME for the
Windsor and Richmond Gazette in 1933
Saturday 25 February 1933
Friday 10 March 1933
Transcription, janilye 2014
William Freame, b:27 November 1867 in Geelong Victoria and died at Randwick in New South Wales on the 19 September 1933, was a familiar figure, in every historic cemetery in New South Wales and Victoria, and an authority on Australian genealogy. Mr.Freame, spent many years copying and preserving the inscriptions on headstones at St. John's, Ebenezer, Camden, Windsor and other cemeteries, and it was he who rediscovered the headstones of Thomas Allen, Sydney's first miller, and a number of other pioneers. He wrote a number of historical books, including "Sweet St. Marys." Mr. Freame represented the 'Evening News' in the Parramatta district for many years, and contributed to the Nepean Times. He was an alderman of Holroyd for more than 20 years and also a life member of the Parramatta District Hospital, a member of the Black Preceptory, of the L.O.L. and of Masonic Lodge, worthville. He was a founder of the Parramatta and Windsor, Historical Societies.
Back in the olden days you didn't just walk into church and sit down. No! a fee was paid to be comfy at church. Church on Sunday was the place to be seen and meet up with neighbours. Now, to have a pew you were definetly one of the IN crowd. The pews were more expensive and came with a certain prestige. The benches were not as comfortable but were half price. The women prefered to sit at the back with the clergyman and his family. And no doubt a better view.
By paying the rental it mean't that certain seats were reserved for you and your family. If you didn't pay you stood.
On the 14th June 1841 St. Peter's Church of England,in Richmond, New South Wales, held a meeting to establish their pew rates, which they set at 10 shillings per year, per seat in a pew, a pew sat 8 people. A bench was 5 shillings a year. The clergyman and his family were allowed to sit free. These rates seem to have been open to some negotiation because Mr. FAITHFULL paid 2 pounds 10 for his 8 seats, whereas John TOWN Jnr. paid the same for only 5 seats. Mr. COX of Hobartville paid 4 pounds for 8 seats.
Here is a list from St.Peters church of the pew holders.
Mr Cox of Hobartville
Mr. William Bowman
Mr. John Town Jnr.
Mr T. Sharpe
Mr George Pitt
Mr A. Cornwell
Mr. Joseph Onus
Mr. George Guest
Messrs. Potts and Harland
Mr. Thomas Eather
Mr. Isaac Cornwell
Messrs. Cribbs and Watts
Messrs. Paine, Oxley and Richards
Messrs. Crawley and Markwell
Messrs. Bainer and Hogsflesh
Mr.& Mrs. Faucet, Messrs. Bannister, McGraw
Clergyman and Family
Mrs. Bell of Belmont
This list was transcribed from "St.Peter's Richmond" the early people and burials" by Yvonne Browning
Stanley Common, the eldest son of Sarah EATHER 1861-1923 and Ashton CLARK 1844-1925, was born at 'Willow Farm' on 29 October 1888. He attended Bulga Public School with his brothers and sisters and when he was a young man he earned a living by felling timber in the range near Bulga. He had a team of bullocks and transported the logs on a bullock wagon to Gould Brothers Sawmill in Singleton. The journey usually took two days with an overnight stop at Yellow Waterholes Reserve. About 1917 he and his brother James (Jim) went into partnership on a block of land which they called 'Hillsdale'. It was covered in scrub and kept them very busy clearing it and building fences for farming. On the 3rd July 1918 Stanley married Lyndall Dorothy COOKE, the daughter of George COOKE 1865-1925 and Mary,nee CLARK 1865-1951. There was still no house on 'Hillsdale' so they lived in a tent on the farm. A citrus orchard had been planted and they commenced a small dairy herd. Jim also moved onto the farm and they employed four men to build a shed and clear the land for grazing. Stanley and his wife (called Dorothy not Lyndall) moved into the shed just before their first child was born. They then began to build a house, using ironbark and pine timber cut from the farm. They moved in as soon as the walls were up. Their family continued to increase and they had six children. The youngest daughter died at the age of 22 months. Stanley's niece Beulah SQUIRE often spen time at 'Hillsdale' after a new baby was born to help. The children were introduced at an early age to chores connected to the dairy section of the farm. At the age of four years the daughters were taught to assist in milking the cows. After the morning milking was completed, the cans were loaded onto a horse-drawn spring cart. Stanley would drive the cart to meet the milk lorry, driven by one of his cousins Dave CLARK, down at the Putty Road. Stanley was destined not to have a long life. One day he was chaffing sacaline and putting it into the silage pit, when he was taken ill. The next door neighbour, Mr. Os Thompson, took him into Singleton Hospital, where he died on 13 April 1941, aged 52. Dorothy and the children continued to live at 'Hillsdale' for about a year after Stanley's death, then they moved over the mountain to live with Dorothy's mother Mary (May) COOKE, at 'Leeholme', on the Putty Road. The house at 'Hillsdale' remained empty for more than ten years, except when used by an occasional employee of Jim CLARK.