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Edward Forde

Birthplace: Monkstown, Ireland
Death: Died in Balranald, New South Wales, Australia
Cause of death: typhoid fever
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Forde and Ellen Forde
Husband of Helena Forde
Brother of Two brothers older than Edward Forde

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About Edward Forde

An Irish watercolourist and surveyor, Edward Forde arrived in Australia in the early 1860s and married the natural history artist Helena Scott. He died after contracting fever on an expedition to survey the Darling River.


Marriage announced in "The Sydney Morning Herald" of 8 April 1864 and "The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser of Saturday 9 April 1864:

"On the 5th instant, at the residence, of the bride's father, Ash Island, Hexham (the usual place of worship), by the Rev. T. L. Dodd, assisted by the Rev. William Allworth, Edward Forde, Esq., third son of the late Henry Forde, Esq., to Helena, younger daughter of Alexander Walker Scott, Esq., M.A., M.L.C. 2335"

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Edward Forde's Timeline

April 5, 1864
Age 35
June 20, 1866
Age 37
Balranald, New South Wales, Australia