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Christine Margaret Smith

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F, #2, b. 1960
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Parents

History

FactDateRolePlace
Name
Name
Name
Birth1960Queensland, AustraliaG

Barrie Robert Smith

M, #5, b. 21 August 1934, d. 19 July 2014
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Parents

  • Adoptive Father: Smith (b. between 1908 and 1916, d. before 1984)
  • Adoptive Mother: Doris Hamilton Bray (b. 17 January 1916, d. 28 April 1969)

Family: Valma Ann Anderson (b. 1935, d. 2014)

History

FactDateRolePlace
Name
Birth21 August 1934Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Milit-Beg (couple)8 December 1952Click here for more InformationAustraliaG
Occupation21 December 1957Fitter and turner
Marriage1958Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaG
Death19 July 2014Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Burial30 July 2014Click here for more Information

Section A Subdiv 4 Grave 228
Belgian Gardens Cemetery, Belgian Gardens, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG

Valma Ann Anderson

F, #6, b. 1935, d. 2014
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Parents

Family: Barrie Robert Smith (b. 21 August 1934, d. 19 July 2014)

History

FactDateRolePlace
Birth1935Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaG
Marriage1958Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaG
Death2014Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG

William John Alexander Smith

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M, #9, b. 9 April 1908, d. 13 April 1982
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Parents

Family 1: Annie Harper (b. 17 February 1900, d. 27 July 1945)

Family 2: Joyce Jean Abercrombie (b. 22 January 1918, d. 11 September 2007)

History

FactDateRolePlace
Birth9 April 1908Palmer Street, South Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
PartnersDecember 1933
Marriage7 March 1936WEDDING. SMITH— HARPER. A quiet wedding was solemnised at St. James's Cathedral on the 7th March at 6 p.m., when Miss Annie Harper, eldest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. Harper, Brisbane, was Joined in holy matrimony to Mr. Wil liam J. Smith, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Smith. Aitkenvale. Canon Cue officiated. The bride who was given away by Mr. T. Williams wore a gown of Ivory wemco georgette over satin. The dainty tucked bodice was finished with a square neck trimmed with white velvet (lowers and the sleeves were bell fashioned. The skirt tell In graceful folds and featured a small train effect. The veil was worn Madonna fashion caught at the sides with clusters of orange blossom. A bouquet of white and pale pink roses, eucharlst lilies and trails of atepha notis tied with satin bows completed her toilette. The matron of honor. Mrs. Q. MacLeod, wore a becoming frock of powder blue georgette and a hat of silk basket straw to tone, and carled a bouquet of pale pink roses. Mr, G. Cochrane attended as best man. After the ceremony a quiet re ception was held at the Sea View Hotel, when Mrs. Smith, mother of the bridegroom received the guests In a black georgette and lace frock, with hat to tone. The happy couple left by car to spend a holiday at Mt. Spec.St James' Cathedral, Melton Hill, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Death27 July 1945Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Marriage10 January 1948

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**WEDDINGS**

**SMITH—ABERCROMBIE:** Saturday, January 10, 1948, was the date chosen by Joyce Jean, second youngest daughter of Mrs. and the late Mr J. F. Abercrombie, West End, Townsville, for her marriage to William John Alexander, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Smith, South Townsville, at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Wills Street, Townsville. Rev. W Moore officiated.

The bride, who entered the church on the arm of her brother, Mr. J. J Abercrombie, to the strains of the "Wedding March" made a charming picture in a gown of off white cloque, featuring a high neckline, and long sleeves coming to a peak over the hand. The front, back and sleeves of the bodice were beautifully appliqued with lace. Tiny buttons and loops extended from the neck to the waistline at the back. A special feature of the frock was the huge bustle bow at the back, from which the skirt fell in graceful folds, forming a long train. The full length embroidered silk tulle veil, kindly loaned by Mrs. Ken Walker (Margate, Q.), was topped by a coronet of orange blossom and pleated tulle. The bridesmaid, Miss Mavis Abercrombie, chose for her frock white silver spot ninon, over satin, featuring a high gathered neckline, a sweetheart hip yoke edged with kilting, short sleeves also edged with kilting, and a very full skirt. A large white off-the-face hat was worn, trimmed with red velvet. The little flower girl, Alma Abercrombie, was frocked in white ninon over satin made similar to the bridesmaid's. She wore a large red velvet bow on the back of her hair. The duties of best man were carried out by Mr. Jack Smith, brother of the bridegroom. During the signing of the register, Miss A. Bradley sweetly rendered 'Because.' and 'My Prayer.' After the ceremony, a reception was held at St. Matthews lounge, where the guests were received by the bride's mother assisted by the bridegroom's mother. On leaving by plane for Eungella Range, via Mackay, where the honeymoon was spent. Mrs. W. Smith wore a frock of biscuit Grafton silk, beautifully embroidered in brown with which she allied brown accessories.

Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Burial1 August 1952West End Cemetery, West End, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll195977 Lowth Street, Rosslea, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
OccupationBefore 1982Foreman stevedore
Death13 April 1982Townsville General Hospital, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG+
Cremation16 April 1982 Woongarra Crematorium, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG

Arthur Douglas ("Pop") Smith

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M, #10, b. 20 October 1885, d. 7 December 1959
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Parents

Family 1: Clara Elizabeth Melchert (b. 14 June 1888, d. 21 June 1954)

Family 2: Clara Elizabeth Melchert (b. 14 June 1888, d. 21 June 1954)

History

FactDateRolePlace
Birth20 October 1885Mundingburra, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Marriage4 September 1907St Peters Church of England, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Occupation4 September 1907DriverTownsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Occupation1908Miner
Occupation1911Labourer
Electoral roll1913A labourerCharters Towers Road, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1919A labourerAitkenvale, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1922Aitkenvale, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1925A labourerAitkenvale, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1934Roger Street, Aitkenvale, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll194157 Perkins Street, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll194957 Perkins Street, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Burial1 August 1952West End Cemetery, West End, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Death21 June 1954FUNERAL NOTICE SMITH: The Relatives and Friends of Mr. Arthur D. Smith (Senior). (No. 5 7. The Corner Morey and Perkins Streets, South Townsville. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Smith and Family, Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Smith (Junior) and Family. Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Excell and Family, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Smith and Family, Mr. Barry R. Smith and The Anderson, Melchert, Kenaely, Butler, Smith, Wein- heimer, Pengelly and Durrant Families (Townsville, Toowoomba, Ayr, Brisbane, Macknade. and Mingela) are respectfully invited to attend the FUNERAL of their beloved Wife, Mother, Mother-in law, Grandmother, Sister, Sister- in-law, and Aunt, CLARA ELIZA- BETH SMITH (late No. 57. The Corner Morey and Perkins Streets, South Townsville), which will move from St. Mary's Church, Flinders Street, West End, THIS (Tuesday) AFTERNOON. at 2.30 o'clock. Interment at the New Cemetery. TOWNSVILLE FUNERAL DIRECTORS Phones: Day 4037; Night 5271. WATERSIDE WORKERS' FEDERATION OF AUSTRALIA TOWNSVILE BRANCH MEMBERS of the above are re- spectfully invited to attend the FUNERAL of the late CLARA ELIZABETH SMITH, beloved Wife of Arthur D. Smith (Senr.) and Mother-in-law of Vice Presi- dent W. M. Excell, which will move as above. W. FORD. Branch Secretary.

PICNIC BAY SURF LIFESAVING CLUB MEMBERS of the above are re- spectfully invited to attend the FUNERAL of the late CLARA ELIZABETH SMITH beloved Mother of Member Barry Smith, which will move as above. M. SHORT. Hon. Sect. PARKS HOCKEY CLUB MEMBERS of the above are re- spectfully invited to attend the FUNERAL of the late CLARA ELIZABETH SMITH beloved Mother of Member Barry Smith, which will move as above. ERN. COX. Hon. Sect TOWNSVILLE RIFLE CLUB MEMBERS of the above are re- spectfully invited to attend the FUNERAL of the late CLARA ELIZABETH SMTH. beloved Mother of Vice Captain W. J. Smith which will move as sbove. R. HODGES. Captain.
Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
OccupationBefore 21 December 1957Waterside worker
Occupation6 December 1959Waterside workerTownsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Death7 December 1959Mundingburra, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
FuneralAfter 7 December 1959"The relatives and friends of Mr & Mrs W.J. Smith and family, Mr & Mrs A.D. Smith (Brisbane), Mr & Mrs W.M. Excell and Thelma, Mr & Mrs J.T. Smith and family, Mr & Mrs B.R. Smith (Brisbane), Mrs O. Smith, Mr & Mrs C. Walsh and family, Mr & Mrs B. Wessel and family (Mary Kathleen) and the Smith, Butler, Turner, Kenealy, Strube, Anderson and Melchert families (Macknade, Ayr, Brisbane, Toowoomba, Townsville, Sydney and Tully) and Mrs Johnson are respectfully invited to attend the funeral of their Beloved Father, Father-in-law, Great Grandfather, Brother, Brother-in-law, Uncle and Friend ARTHUR DOUGLAS SMITH which will move from St. Jame's Cathedral this Wednesday afternoon after service which commences at 3 o'clock. Interment at the New Cemetery."
Burial9 December 1959 Belgian Gardens Cemetery, Belgian Gardens, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG

Clara Elizabeth Melchert

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F, #11, b. 14 June 1888, d. 21 June 1954
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Parents

Family 1: Arthur Douglas ("Pop") Smith (b. 20 October 1885, d. 7 December 1959)

Family 2: Arthur Douglas ("Pop") Smith (b. 20 October 1885, d. 7 December 1959)

History

FactDateRolePlace
Name
Birth14 June 1888Witness Mrs JohnstonArthur Terrace, Ithaca Creek, Ithaca, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaG
OccupationSeptember 1900Licenced victualler"The Metropole Hotel", 81 Palmer Street, South Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG+
Marriage25 November 1902St Peters Church of England, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Marriage4 September 1907St Peters Church of England, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1913A labourerCharters Towers Road, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1919A labourerAitkenvale, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1925A labourerAitkenvale, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
OccupationBefore 1954Licenced victualler
Death21 June 1954FUNERAL NOTICE SMITH: The Relatives and Friends of Mr. Arthur D. Smith (Senior). (No. 5 7. The Corner Morey and Perkins Streets, South Townsville. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Smith and Family, Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Smith (Junior) and Family. Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Excell and Family, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Smith and Family, Mr. Barry R. Smith and The Anderson, Melchert, Kenaely, Butler, Smith, Wein- heimer, Pengelly and Durrant Families (Townsville, Toowoomba, Ayr, Brisbane, Macknade. and Mingela) are respectfully invited to attend the FUNERAL of their beloved Wife, Mother, Mother-in law, Grandmother, Sister, Sister- in-law, and Aunt, CLARA ELIZA- BETH SMITH (late No. 57. The Corner Morey and Perkins Streets, South Townsville), which will move from St. Mary's Church, Flinders Street, West End, THIS (Tuesday) AFTERNOON. at 2.30 o'clock. Interment at the New Cemetery. TOWNSVILLE FUNERAL DIRECTORS Phones: Day 4037; Night 5271. WATERSIDE WORKERS' FEDERATION OF AUSTRALIA TOWNSVILE BRANCH MEMBERS of the above are re- spectfully invited to attend the FUNERAL of the late CLARA ELIZABETH SMITH, beloved Wife of Arthur D. Smith (Senr.) and Mother-in-law of Vice Presi- dent W. M. Excell, which will move as above. W. FORD. Branch Secretary.

PICNIC BAY SURF LIFESAVING CLUB MEMBERS of the above are re- spectfully invited to attend the FUNERAL of the late CLARA ELIZABETH SMITH beloved Mother of Member Barry Smith, which will move as above. M. SHORT. Hon. Sect. PARKS HOCKEY CLUB MEMBERS of the above are re- spectfully invited to attend the FUNERAL of the late CLARA ELIZABETH SMITH beloved Mother of Member Barry Smith, which will move as above. ERN. COX. Hon. Sect TOWNSVILLE RIFLE CLUB MEMBERS of the above are re- spectfully invited to attend the FUNERAL of the late CLARA ELIZABETH SMTH. beloved Mother of Vice Captain W. J. Smith which will move as sbove. R. HODGES. Captain.
Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Burial22 June 1954"The relatives and friends of Mr Arthur D. Smith (Senior), No. 57 the Corner Morey and Perkins Sts, South Townsville, Mr & Mrs W.J. Smith and family, Mr & Mrs A.D. Smith (Junior) and family, Mr & Mrs W.M. Excell and family, Mr & Mrs J.T. Smith and family, Mr Barrie Smith and the Anderson, Melchert, Kenealy, Butler, Smith, Weinheimer, Pengelly and Durrant families (Townsville, Toowoomba, Ayr, Brisbane, Macknade and Mingela) are respectfully invented to attend the funeral of their beloved Wife, Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother, Sister, Sister-in-law, and Aunt, CLARA ELIZABETH SMITH (late above address) which will move from St. Mary's Church, Flinders St, West End this (Tuesday) afternoon at 2.30 o'clock. Interment at the New Cemetery."
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Section A Subdiv 4 Grave 229
Belgian Gardens Cemetery, Belgian Gardens, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Obituary22 June 1954Mrs. Clara Elizabeth Smith, wife of Arthur D. Smith, 87 Perkins Street, South Townsville, died at Towns- ville early on Monday morn- Ing, after a lengthy Illness. Born in Brisbane, 66 years ago, she had been a resident of Townsville for over 60 years. She was very well known to old residents as Clara Melchert, of the Met- ropole Hotel in the early 1900 and in later years was well known to patrons of the Ex- change Hotel, Flinders Street. She is survived by her husband, Arthur D. Smith well known on the waterfront, four sons, Tully; a brother, Henry Mel- chert, Townsvllle, one brother, Bill Melchert, pre- deceased her her sbout six ago.

Arthur Douglas Smith

MELCHERT_WFM_Elizabeth_family_photo_1910
M, #12, b. 4 December 1909, d. 16 July 1974
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Parents

Family 1: Myrtle Olive May ("Ollie") Fenton (b. 1907, d. 20 May 1977)

Family 2: Jean Mary Larkin (b. 6 January 1924, d. 1 September 1968)

History

FactDateRolePlace
Marriage StatusDivorced
Birth4 December 1909Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Marriage23 March 1929SMITH— FENTON.
A very pretty wedding took place at St. Peter's Church, West End, on March 23, when Miss Olive Fenton, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fenton, TownsvlIIe, was joined In the holy bonds of matrimony to Mr. Arthur Douglas Smith, second son of Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Smith, of Aitkenvale, Townsville. The Rev. Canon Williams officiated. The bride, who entered the church on the arm of Mr. George Burns, who subsequently gave her away, looked charming in a frock of Ivory marlette, bodice prettily tucked with a French smocked waist, and silver lace over Celanese satin. She carried a bouquet of white roses and
orange blossom. Miss Ann Harper, friend of the bride, acted as bridesmaid, and wore a pretty frock of pink mariette and lace with semi-flared skirt and cascade of lace on bodice, picture hat to match. Mr. William Smith carried out the duties of best man. After the ceremony the party motored out to the residence of Mrs. Barker, Surry street, Hyde Park, where refreshments were partaken of and a very enjoyable evening was spent.
Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
PartnersDecember 1933
Electoral roll193434 Sturt Street, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Occupation11 June 1935Committee memberTownsville Fire Brigade, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll194165 Strand, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Marriage1957Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll196920 Kelso Street, Chermside, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaG
Death16 July 1974Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaG
Burial19 July 1974 Pinnaroo Lawn Resting Place, Aspley, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaG

John Turner ("Jack") Smith

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M, #13, b. 9 May 1916, d. 8 June 1984
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Parents

Family: Muriel Frances Moncreiff (b. 12 August 1919, d. 28 October 1990)

History

FactDateRolePlace
Name
BurialWoongarra Crematorium, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Birth9 May 1916Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
PartnersDecember 1933
Marriage22 March 1936Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Death8 June 1984General Hospital, Charters Towers, Queensland, AustraliaG
Cremation12 June 1984 Woongarra Crematorium, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG

Thelma Gertrude Elizabeth Smith

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F, #14, b. 1 September 1911, d. 26 November 1974
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Parents

Family: Morrie William Maurice George Excell (b. 9 December 1902, d. 10 July 1979)

History

FactDateRolePlace
Name
Birth1 September 1911Hermit Park, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG+
Marriage10 December 1932Aitkenvale Catholic Church, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Death26 November 1974Fairfield, Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaG
Burial2 December 19744A 228/229Belgian Gardens Cemetery, Belgian Gardens, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG

John Turner Smith

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M, #15, b. 13 October 1853, d. 20 January 1929
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Parents

Family: Margaret Agnes Coutts (b. 6 January 1857, d. 14 November 1893)

History

FactDateRolePlace
Birth13 October 1853Ipswich, New South Wales, AustraliaG
Baptism3 December 1853PresbyterianIpswich, New South Wales, AustraliaG
Marriage25 February 1880Residence of the bride's father.
FIFTY YEARS AGO.
OLD TIME RECORDS.
(Compiled from the Files of the Toowoomba "Chronicle," March 2, 4, 6, 1880).
DOMESTIC NOTICES, 1880.
Marriages.—On February 25, at the residence of the bride's parents, John, youngest son of the late Alexander D. Smith, Mount Sibley, to Margaret Agnes, youngest daughter of Alexander Coutts. Drayton; Rev. W. S. Rathgen officiating.
South Street, Drayton, Darling Downs, Queensland, AustraliaG
Occupation25 February 1880FarmerMount Sibley, Emu Creek, Queensland, AustraliaG
Occupation20 October 1885CarpenterMundingburra, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Occupation1888Drayman
Death14 November 1893Stagpole Street, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG1
Electoral roll1903A grazier, and with Ethel Helen (if she was known as Ellen, as there is an Ellen with at the same residence performing domestic duties)Glencore Grazing Farm, Stewart's Creek, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1905A grazier, and Ethel Helen (if she was known as Ellen, is not present - she would have been married)Glencore Grazing Farm, Stewart's Creek, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Occupation4 September 1907Miner
Electoral roll1913A minerLucky Creek, Cardwell, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1919A minerMount Garnet, Queensland, AustraliaG+
OccupationBefore 20 January 1929Prospector
Death20 January 1929Roger Street, Aitkenvale, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
URLBefore 21 January 1929Click here for more FindAGrave
Burial21 January 1929 Belgian Gardens Cemetery, Belgian Gardens, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG

Citations

  1. [S1233] Register of Interments in The Townsville Cemetery (West End)

Margaret Agnes Coutts

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F, #16, b. 6 January 1857, d. 14 November 1893
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Parents

Family: John Turner Smith (b. 13 October 1853, d. 20 January 1929)

History

FactDateRolePlace
Name
Birth6 January 1857Rosalie Plains, Dalby, New South Wales, AustraliaG
Birth6 January 1857Rosalie Plains, Dalby, New South Wales, AustraliaG
Baptism29 March 1857Rosalie Plains, Dalby, New South Wales, AustraliaG
Marriage25 February 1880Residence of the bride's father.
FIFTY YEARS AGO.
OLD TIME RECORDS.
(Compiled from the Files of the Toowoomba "Chronicle," March 2, 4, 6, 1880).
DOMESTIC NOTICES, 1880.
Marriages.—On February 25, at the residence of the bride's parents, John, youngest son of the late Alexander D. Smith, Mount Sibley, to Margaret Agnes, youngest daughter of Alexander Coutts. Drayton; Rev. W. S. Rathgen officiating.
South Street, Drayton, Darling Downs, Queensland, AustraliaG
Death14 November 1893Stagpole Street, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG1
URLBefore 15 November 1893Click here for more FindAGrave
Burial15 November 1893Plot 2862
Burial register says, Wesleyan, aged 36, Born Rosslea Queensland. Lived Stagpole St, buried on 15th. Funeral Director Clent. Grave no 2862
West End Cemetery, West End, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG2

Citations

  1. [S1233] Register of Interments in The Townsville Cemetery (West End)
  2. [S1233] Register of Interments in The Townsville Cemetery (West End), https://www.townsville.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0021/8391/West-End-Cemetery-Records.pdf, page 145

John Leslie Alexander Smith

M, #17, b. 29 November 1880, d. 29 August 1960
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Parents

Family: Mary Jane Garard (b. 14 February 1887, d. 24 August 1976)

History

FactDateRolePlace
Birth29 November 1880Mount Sibley, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1903A butcherMount Garnet, Queensland, AustraliaG+
Occupation1904ButcherChillagoe, Queensland, AustraliaG+
Marriage15 May 1904Queensland, AustraliaG
Occupation2 December 1904ButcherMungana, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1913A labourerMain Street, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1919A labourerLeigh Street, West End, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Death29 August 1960Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaG

Edwin James Smith

M, #18, b. 16 April 1881, d. 31 July 1973
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Parents

Family: Margaret Jane Tierney (b. 6 November 1883, d. 14 June 1962)

History

FactDateRolePlace
Name
Birth16 April 1881Drayton, Darling Downs, Queensland, AustraliaG
Birth16 April 1882Drayton, Queensland, AustraliaG
Marriage7 May 1903Herberton, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1913A wharf lumperMcLeod Street, Cairns, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1919A waterside workerHartley Street, Cairns, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1925A waterside workerHartley Street, Cairns, Queensland, AustraliaG
OccupationAfter 22 January 1929Licenced victualler"The Irvinebank Hotel", Irvinebank, Queensland, AustraliaG
Occupation2 April 1930JurorCairns, Queensland, AustraliaG
OccupationAbout 1933Licenced victualler"Mt Molloy Hotel", Mt Molloy, Queensland, AustraliaG
Occupation10 August 1935Licenced victualler"Australian Hotel", Irvinebank, Queensland, AustraliaG
Occupation10 July 1936Licenced victualler"National Hotel", Mount Molloy, Queensland, AustraliaG
OccupationBefore 21 August 1937Licenced victualler"National Hotel", Mount Molloy, Queensland, AustraliaG
Death31 July 1973Eventide Home, Sandgate, Queensland, AustraliaG

Ethel Helen Smith

SMITH Beatrice Ethel Arthur Jack
F, #19, b. 23 May 1883, d. 26 April 1956
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Parents

Family: Cornelius Kenealy (b. 12 October 1879, d. before 1979)

History

FactDateRolePlace
Name
Birth23 May 1883Queensland, AustraliaG
Marriage30 August 1903Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1913A labourerDavidson Street, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral rollBefore 1919A labourerPerkins Street, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1925A labourerPerkins Street, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Death26 April 1956Brisbane, Queensland, AustraliaG

Robert Turner Smith

M, #20, b. 29 April 1884, d. 12 August 1951
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Parents

Family: Florence Maud Payn (b. about 1880, d. 8 September 1951)

History

FactDateRolePlace
Birth29 April 1884Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Marriage26 August 1907Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1913A labourerBoundary Street, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Milit-Beg (couple)20 April 1916Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1922A waterside workerStanley Boarding-house, Sturt Street, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1925A waterside workerMrs Sinclair's, Sturt Street, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1934A wharf labourerFlinders Street East, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1941A labourerMcMillan Street, Ayr, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1949A labourerMcMillan Street, Ayr, Queensland, AustraliaG
Death12 August 1951Townsville General Hospital, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG+
URL12 August 1951Click here for more FindAGrave
Burial13 August 1951Grave No 2180
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/153284059
Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Queensland, AustraliaG

Beatrice Maud Smith

BUTLER_family_photo
F, #21, b. 26 January 1888, d. 5 March 1953
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Parents

Family: Sydney Edward Butler (b. 17 August 1881, d. 4 December 1957)

History

FactDateRolePlace
Name
Birth26 January 1888Mary Street, West End, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
Marriage4 July 1906Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1915A labourerHarristown, Toowoomba, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1925A labourerBowen Street, Drayton, Darling Downs, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1930A milk vendorGlenvale, East Toowoomba, Queensland, AustraliaG
Death5 March 1953Toowoomba, Queensland, AustraliaG
URLBefore 6 March 1953Click here for more Information
Burial6 March 1953

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/149328202/maud_beatrice-butler

Butler Family Plot, General Section 4A Church of England, Block 2 allotment 16.

Toowoomba Cemetery, Toowoomba, Queensland, AustraliaG

Jessie Lillian Smith

F, #22, b. 31 January 1887, d. 18 August 1888
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Parents

History

FactDateRolePlace
Birth31 January 1887Queensland, AustraliaG
Death18 August 1888Queensland, AustraliaG
BurialAfter 18 August 1888Aged 18 monthsWest End Cemetery, West End, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG1

Citations

  1. [S1233] Register of Interments in The Townsville Cemetery (West End), https://www.townsville.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0021/8391/West-End-Cemetery-Records.pdf, page 145

Alexander Dunn Smith

M, #23, b. 3 October 1823, d. 2 May 1877
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Parents

  • Father: Francis Smith (b. estimated 1788, d. between 20 March 1824 and 26 June 1824)
  • Mother: Agnes Young (b. estimated 1788, d. before 1853)

Family: Helen Turner (b. before 27 July 1816, d. 7 November 1903)

History

FactDateRolePlace
Name
Birth3 October 1823Barrachan, Mochrum, Wigtownshire, ScotlandG
Census6 June 1841As a farm servant to James Mair
39.9687, -77.5872 ??
54.8030 -4.5811 ??
Auchengellie Farm, Mochrum, Wigtownshire, ScotlandG1
Marriage4 December 1843Farm servant in Cornhulloch in this Parish, both of the Parish of Glasserton, were lawfully proclaimed in this Church and married at Glasserton on Monday 4 December 1843Glasserton, Wigtownshire, ScotlandG
Census30 March 1851Labourer99 Camphill Street, Riccarton, Ayrshire, ScotlandG2
Census30 March 1851Labourer99 Camphill Street, Riccarton, Ayrshire, ScotlandG2
Immigratn26 February 1853Agricola

AGRICOLA" 'Agricola' Barque of 550 tons.

The 'Agricola' arrived in the Bay on Saturday last, with 246 immigrants from England. She left Torbay on the 9th November, with 263 emigrants; and there have been 18 deaths (only 2 adults) and one birth on the passage. The passengers are reported to be in good health. They consist of 122 married persons,3 single men, 13 single women and 108 children. The callings of the adults are as follows: Agricultural labourers 31; bricklayers 3; blacksmiths 2; bootmaker 1; carpenters 9; cornfactor 1; coatmaker 1; domestic servants 12; gardener 5; mason 1; painter 1, policeman 1; shepherds 4, sawyers 2, schoolmaster 1; sailmaker 1; tailors 2. With the exception of ten they are all stated to be English.
Moreton Bay Courier 5th March 1853
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Occupation3 December 1853Carpenter and labourerIpswich, New South Wales, AustraliaG4
Electoral rollBetween 1863 and 1864FreeholdRidge Lane, Ipswich, Queensland, AustraliaG+
Electoral rollBetween 1864 and 1865FreeholdRidge Lane, Ipswich, Queensland, AustraliaG+
Electoral rollBetween 1865 and 1866FreeholdRidge Lane, Ipswich, Queensland, AustraliaG+
Electoral rollBetween 1867 and 1868FreeholdRidge Lane, Ipswich, Queensland, AustraliaG+
Electoral rollBetween 1874 and 1875LeaseholdKing's Creek, Aubigny, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1876LeaseholdKing's Creek, Aubigny, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1876LeaseholdEmu Creek, Aubigny, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral rollBetween 1876 and 1877LeaseholdEmu Creek, Aubigny, Queensland, AustraliaG
Will4 September 1876After paying all my just Depts Funeral and Said Monetary Expenses I give Devise and Bequeth unto Helen Turner my Wife all my real and personal property as long as she lives and at hir Deces I bequeth unto Helen Smith my daughter one hundred pounds to be paid to hir out of my said real and personal property the residue and remainder I give and bequeth unto John Smith my Son.5
Death2 May 1877Emu Creek, Darling Downs, Queensland, AustraliaG
URL2 May 1877Click here for more FindAGrave
Burial3 May 1877Presbyterian Section 1, Block 3 Allottment 40 - Headstone.Toowoomba Cemetery, Toowoomba, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1878King's Creek, Aubigny, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1879LeaseholdKing's Creek, Aubigny, Queensland, AustraliaG

Citations

  1. [S335] UK Census 1841, Census Type: National
    Census Place: UK, Source Citation ~ Parish: Mochrum; ED: 4; Page: 13; Line: 1120; Year: 1841 ~ Source Information ~ Ancestry.com. 1841 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. ~ Original data: 1841 Scotland Census. Edinburgh, Scotland: General Register Office for Scotland. Reels 1-151. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  2. [S124] UK Census 1851, Census Type: National
    Census Place: UK, Source Citation ~ Parish: Riccarton; ED: 1A; Page: 27; Line: 9; Roll: CSSCT1851_137; Year: 1851 ~ Source Information ~ Ancestry.com. 1851 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. ~ Original data: Scotland. 1851 Scotland Census. Reels 1-217. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  3. [S136] Qld State Archives, Microfilm of Passenger List.
  4. [S128] NSW Archives, Presbyterian Baptisms in the Parish of Ipswich.
  5. [S136] Qld State Archives

Helen Turner

TURNER_Margaret_Baptism_Regist
F, #24, b. before 27 July 1816, d. 7 November 1903
Pedigree Chart
.

Parents

Family 1: Alexander Dunn Smith (b. 3 October 1823, d. 2 May 1877)

Family 2: William Hall (b. about 1816, d. 23 February 1899)

History

FactDateRolePlace
Name
Name
Name
Name
BirthBefore 27 July 1816Glasserton, Wigtownshire, ScotlandG1
Baptism27 July 1816Glasserton, Wigtownshire, ScotlandG
Marriage4 December 1843Farm servant in Cornhulloch in this Parish, both of the Parish of Glasserton, were lawfully proclaimed in this Church and married at Glasserton on Monday 4 December 1843Glasserton, Wigtownshire, ScotlandG
Census30 March 1851Labourer99 Camphill Street, Riccarton, Ayrshire, ScotlandG2
Census30 March 1851Labourer99 Camphill Street, Riccarton, Ayrshire, ScotlandG2
Immigratn26 February 1853Agricola

AGRICOLA" 'Agricola' Barque of 550 tons.

The 'Agricola' arrived in the Bay on Saturday last, with 246 immigrants from England. She left Torbay on the 9th November, with 263 emigrants; and there have been 18 deaths (only 2 adults) and one birth on the passage. The passengers are reported to be in good health. They consist of 122 married persons,3 single men, 13 single women and 108 children. The callings of the adults are as follows: Agricultural labourers 31; bricklayers 3; blacksmiths 2; bootmaker 1; carpenters 9; cornfactor 1; coatmaker 1; domestic servants 12; gardener 5; mason 1; painter 1, policeman 1; shepherds 4, sawyers 2, schoolmaster 1; sailmaker 1; tailors 2. With the exception of ten they are all stated to be English.
Moreton Bay Courier 5th March 1853
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Death2 May 1877Emu Creek, Darling Downs, Queensland, AustraliaG
Marriage25 August 1890Marriage
HALL-SMITH - August 25th. at St. Luke's Church, Toowoomha, by the Rev, H. Wallis, Elena, widow of the late Alexander Smith, of Mt. Sibley, to William Hall, of Westbrook Homestead.
Toowoomba, Queensland, AustraliaG4
Death7 November 1903Daughter of George Richard Turner and Alice CurryGriffith Street, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG
URLBefore 9 November 1903Click here for more Information
Burial9 November 1903

at 10.30am, Grave no4875, Undertaker was Smallwood

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/182821832/helen-hall

West End Cemetery, West End, Townsville, Queensland, AustraliaG

Citations

  1. [S124] UK Census 1851, Census Type: National
    Census Place: UK
  2. [S124] UK Census 1851, Source Citation ~ Parish: Riccarton; ED: 1A; Page: 27; Line: 9; Roll: CSSCT1851_137; Year: 1851 ~ Source Information ~ Ancestry.com. 1851 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. ~ Original data: Scotland. 1851 Scotland Census. Reels 1-217. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  3. [S136] Qld State Archives, Microfilm of Passenger List.
  4. [S159] Toowoomba Chronicle & Darling Downs General Advertiser, Family Notices (1890, August 26). Toowoomba Chronicle and Darling Downs General Advertiser (Qld. : 1875 - 1902), p. 2. Retrieved March 18, 2018, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article218317285

Robert Smith

M, #25, b. 2 January 1845, d. 27 January 1935
Pedigree Chart
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Parents

Family: Catherine Jane Coombes (b. 1845, d. 15 December 1924)

History

FactDateRolePlace
Birth2 January 1845Whithorn, Wigtownshire, ScotlandG1
Baptism19 January 1845Whithorn, Wigtownshire, ScotlandG
Census30 March 1851Labourer99 Camphill Street, Riccarton, Ayrshire, ScotlandG2
Census30 March 1851Labourer99 Camphill Street, Riccarton, Ayrshire, ScotlandG2
Immigratn26 February 1853Agricola

AGRICOLA" 'Agricola' Barque of 550 tons.

The 'Agricola' arrived in the Bay on Saturday last, with 246 immigrants from England. She left Torbay on the 9th November, with 263 emigrants; and there have been 18 deaths (only 2 adults) and one birth on the passage. The passengers are reported to be in good health. They consist of 122 married persons,3 single men, 13 single women and 108 children. The callings of the adults are as follows: Agricultural labourers 31; bricklayers 3; blacksmiths 2; bootmaker 1; carpenters 9; cornfactor 1; coatmaker 1; domestic servants 12; gardener 5; mason 1; painter 1, policeman 1; shepherds 4, sawyers 2, schoolmaster 1; sailmaker 1; tailors 2. With the exception of ten they are all stated to be English.
Moreton Bay Courier 5th March 1853
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Marriage6 January 1869Queensland, AustraliaG
Occupation1 January 1879Licenced victuallerEmu Creek, Darling Downs, Queensland, AustraliaG
Occupation1 November 1879Licenced victualler"Mount Sibley Hotel", Mount Sibley, Queensland, AustraliaG
Marriage25 February 1880Residence of the bride's father.
FIFTY YEARS AGO.
OLD TIME RECORDS.
(Compiled from the Files of the Toowoomba "Chronicle," March 2, 4, 6, 1880).
DOMESTIC NOTICES, 1880.
Marriages.—On February 25, at the residence of the bride's parents, John, youngest son of the late Alexander D. Smith, Mount Sibley, to Margaret Agnes, youngest daughter of Alexander Coutts. Drayton; Rev. W. S. Rathgen officiating.
South Street, Drayton, Darling Downs, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1903Bowen Street, Roma, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1905In the Division of Maranoa, Subdivision of Roma, as a carrierBowen Street, Roma, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1913CarrierBowen Street, Roma, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1919In the Division of Maranoa, Subdivision of Roma, as a carrierBowen Street, Roma, Queensland, AustraliaG
Death15 December 1924Roma, Queensland, AustraliaG
Electoral roll1925In the Division of Maranoa, Subdivision of Roma, as a carrierBowen Street, Roma, Queensland, AustraliaG
OccupationBefore 27 January 1935ForemanRoma, Queensland, AustraliaG4
OccupationBefore 27 January 1935CarrierRoma, Queensland, AustraliaG4
Death27 January 1935OBITUARY.
MR. ROBERT SMITH.
Mr. Robert Smith, an old resident of Roma, passed away after a long illness. He had been an inmate of Roma Hospital for some considerable time. Many years ago be was employed by Roma Town Council as foreman of works, and later engaged in the business of town carrier.
Roma Hospital, Roma, Queensland, AustraliaG4
Burial28 January 1935Roma Cemetery, Roma, Queensland, AustraliaG5

Citations

  1. [S124] UK Census 1851, Census Type: National
    Census Place: UK
  2. [S124] UK Census 1851, Source Citation ~ Parish: Riccarton; ED: 1A; Page: 27; Line: 9; Roll: CSSCT1851_137; Year: 1851 ~ Source Information ~ Ancestry.com. 1851 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. ~ Original data: Scotland. 1851 Scotland Census. Reels 1-217. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  3. [S136] Qld State Archives, Microfilm of Passenger List.
  4. [S1237] The Western Star and Roma Advertiser, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article98053397
  5. [S252] GSQ Qld Cemetery Records No 6