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  • William Edward Adams (1841 - 1928)
    William Edward AdamsAustralia, Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981* Christening: Dec 12 1841 - Adelaide, South Australia, Australia* Parents: John William Adams, Susanna Adams === GEDCOM Note ===Headstone p...
  • William George Hunter (1872 - c.1927)
    Mr. William George Hunter.The sudden death of Mr. William George Hunter took place at his residence, Caroline street, Moonta, late on Friday night, April 29. He had been about during the day as usual, ...
  • Herbert Hilton Farnham (1873 - 1934)
    Mr. Herbert Hilton Farnham, who died suddenly at Felixstowe road, Payneham. was the youngest son of the late Mr. Giles Farnham, of Cudlee Creek, and was born at Cudlee Creek in 1873. As a boy, he atten...
  • Robert Christmas Lindo (1812 - 1904)
    Robert Christmas Lindo and Jane Wilson boarded the Ship Steboneath in London,UK bound for South Australia on the 31st January,1849. Arrived at Port Adelaide after 100 days at Sea on the 11th May 1849. ...
  • Henry/Harry Bartlett (1835 - 1915)
    Reference: FamilySearch Family Tree - SmartCopy : Jan 13 2022, 1:31:34 UTC * Reference: WikiTree Genealogy - SmartCopy : Jan 13 2022, 1:38:13 UTC ADELAIDE, Friday. the death is announced of Mr. Harry B...

Obituary - South Australia Portal - A sub project of Obituary Portal

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  • 1894 We regret to record the death of Mr.: Richard Jagoe, sen., who passed away at the Semaphore on Saturday. Mr. Jagoe was one of the old colonists of the forties, who had in the earlier days worked hard and industriously as a mechanic, but had lived retired during the concluding 15 years of his life. Mr. Jagoe arrived in the Troubadour, from Plymouth, in 1849. He was a-very quiet reserved man, who took no interest in publio affairs, and was but little known outside bis own immediate circle.

The Express and Telegraph (Adelaide, SA : 1867 - 1922) Mon 5 Feb 1894



  • 1900 Elizabeth Williams Gubbins (Torr)
  • 1902 Mr. W. M. Sandford, who died on Thursday morning, was one of the oldest members of the .South Australian bar. The deceised gentleman, who was 78 years of age, arrived in South Australia in 1851. ' He had been called to the bar in England, and qualfied for admission as practitioner in the local courts in the office of the late Mr. Parker. He subsequently entered into partnership with the late Mr. Maddock. The firm, known as Maddock & Sandford, carried on business for a number of years in King William street in a suite of offices which occupied the site on which the Bank of New South Wales now stands. After Mr. Maddock's death, Mr. Keppert was taken into partnership by the surviving member of the firm. Since October, 1899, Mr. Sandford had carried on business in company with Mr. E. H. Limbert. Mr. Sandford was regarded as an exceedingly able solicitor, and was a complete master of all questions relating to conveyancing. He was reserved, and never took active paft in public affairs, but he had a large circle of friends, who admired and respected him for his sterling qualities. Shortly after he arrived in South Australia he married the widow of the late Dr R. Stock, mother of Mr. W. F. Stock and Mr. R. A. Stock, of this city. His wife predeceased him, but he has left a family of three daughters, all of whom are married.
  • 1902 Lady Margaret Davenport (Margaret Fraser Cleland)

CONCERNING PEOPLE. (1902, February 7). The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929), p. 5. Retrieved October 17, 2016

  • 1903 William Smallpiece Whitington
  • 1904 Thomas William Lyons Jnr
  • 1906 By the decease of Mr. Joseph Milnes the Methodist connection in the Strathalbyn district loses its oldest and most enthusiastic local teacher. The deceased, who was 94 years of age, was a native of Leicestershire (England) and came to this state in the ship Bolivar in 1849. After a year's residence in Adelaide he went to Strathalbyn, and carried on a successful business as a contractor and builder. In 1852 he went to the Victorian gold diggings, but, not appreciating the rough life, returned to Strathalbyn after an absence of nine months. For years he was a town Councillor, and did excellent work. He leaves three children (Messrs. C. Milnes, Strathalbyn, and J. Milnes, Pt. Pirie, and Mrs Arthur, Booleroo Centre) and a number of grand and great-grandchildren. The funeral, which took place on Saturday, was very largely attended.
  • 1906 Mrs. Thomas Willson, sen., died at Hog Bay on Sunday, aged 93. Deceased, who came to South Australia in 1848, lived at Kangarilla previous to going to Kangaroo Island 44 years ago.
  • 1906 The Rev. F. J. Steward, who for some time was pastor of the Mount Barker Baptist Church, died at the Grange on March 29. He was 52 years of age and leaves a widow, two sons, and four daughters.

OBITUARY. (1906, April 6). The Mount Barker Courier and Onkaparinga and Gumeracha Advertiser (SA : 1880 - 1954), p. 2. Retrieved February 16, 2016

  • 1907 Charles Rake
  • 1908 Charles Brown Fisher
  • 1909 Mrs. S. Barker. whose death was announced in "The Advertiser" recently, was one of the best known and most highly esteemed residents of Mount Barker. Born at Amptbill?, Bedfordshire, on May 1, 1823, and married in 1849, Mrs. Barker and her late husband, Mr. William Barker, over 59 years ago left England in the ship Asia for South Australia. They brought out with them a considerable stock oi drapery, and Mr. Barker opened a business at Gawler, using a cottage until a shop was built on the site of the premises now occupied by Mr. Albert Follett (who is a son of the late Mr. John Follett, of Mount Barker, and served his apprenticeship in Mr. Barker's establishment). It was in 1865 that, in view or the delightful climate, Mr. Barker decided to come to Mount Barker. He purchased the business of Mr. Good, the founder of the firm Good, Toms, & Co. Mr. Barker died about 19 years ago, and the drapery business had since been carried on under the name Mrs. Barker. She was a generous towns woman. a Liberal supporter of philanthropic and social causes, and a prominent member of the Baptist Church and Women's Christian Temperance Union. The family, consists ' of one .son (Mr. L. L. Barker, of Lower North Adelaide) and two daughters (Miss Florence Barker, of Mount Barker; and Mrs. Harwood, of Cottesloe, W.A.). There are six grandchildren and two great grand children. The Express and Telegraph 1909 June 25th BARKER, wife arrived in SA 1850-02-18 aboard Asia from Plymouth 1849-10-24 via Madeira (ref)
  • 1909 Mr. William Duffield


  • 1911 Thomas Flavel
  • 1912 William Kinsman Evans
  • 1913 Eliza Williams (Lanthois) Mrs Charles Williams
  • 1915 Mrs. Thomas Daff. mother of Mr. W. Daff, of Athelstone, died recently at Kensington at the age of 98 years. She arrived in the shin Sybella in 1830 from Lincolnshire with her husband (who died many years ago) and their ? three children. They settled in Kensington, and except for short periods Mrs. Daff lived there for about 65 years. Four -children survive, namely: — -Mrs. W. 'Heath, of .Paskeville; Mr. W. Daff, of Athelstone; Mr. John Daff, of Marybank; Mr. James Daff, of Kensington, and Mr, Isaiah Daff of Uraidla. There are also 10 granchildren, 40 great-grandchildren, and 7 great-great-grandchildren. Chronicle (Adelaide, SA) Publication: July 17 1915
  • 1916 Herman Wundersitz
  • 1916 The death ocurred at Cheltenham street, Malvern on Wednesday of Mr. John Moody, in his eighty-fourth year. Mr. Moody, who was born in Dorsetshire (England) in 1831; arrived in South Australia with his parents when he was 18 years of age. He had thus spent 68 years in the State, with the greater portion of which he was intimately acquainted. Shortly after his arrival in Adelaide he opened a grocery store, which was known as "The Sugar Loaf", In King William street. After a few years he relinquished the business and proceeded to Wentworth (New: South Wales), where he opened a brewery, which was subsequently washed away by a flood. Mr. Moody next went 'o Moonta, where he also established a brewery, but after about four years' residence in the mining town be left for Orroroo, in which district he resided for more than 30 years, In the latter town Mr. Moody established himself as an auctioneer and general agent, and he was widely known in the country in business and other circles. About five years ago Mr. Moody retired from public life and took up his residence in Malvern. Mr. and Mrs. Moody celebrated their, golden wedding at Orroroo on January 24, 1909. He had always taken a keen and lively interest in the town, was one of the founders of the institute, the agricultural society, and the jockey club, Chairman of the School Board of Advice, a justice of the peace for nearly 30 years, 20 years returning officer for County of Grey (one of the largest electorates in the world), and for three years he was returning officer for the Commonwealth for that division. He was also keenly interested in Free masonry. For many years Mr. Moody lived at the old Pekina Head Station, two miles from Orroroo, in the early days known as the Government House of the north. In his younger days Mr. Moody, was a famous rifle shot, and was also a member of the Volunteers. He became a lieutenant in the Adelaide Rifles, and later captain of the Orroroo Rifles. In 1907: he was decorated with the long service decorations. He has left a widow (who was a daughter of Mr. Charles Williams, who was connected with the first Walkerville brewery), four sons— Messrs. Harry and Frank, of the Freemasons Hotel, Broken Hill; Sydney, a member of The Argus literary staff, (and formerly of The Register, reporting staff) and Arthur, an auctioneer of Orroroo. The five.surviving daughters are Meedames F. Dodd, of Lulawa, Lake Albert; M. Rutherford, of Albany WA; N Forrester of Cue, WA.; (Dr.) Strongman, of Rabaul (late of Orroroo); and G. Sinclair' of Orroroo. His only brother is Mr. C. A. Moody, of Clapham, until recently a member of the well known firm of Messrs. Moody, Winnall, and Stace. (wife is Emma Williams)

CONCERNING PEOPLE. (1916, February 17). The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929), p. 4. Retrieved October 22, 2016


  • 1920 Mr. F. B. Oldham, who at the last two Commemoration Day luncheons at Glenelg responded on behalf of the pioneers, died on June 18, at his home, Miller-street, North Unley. He was born on the ship Lord Goderich, which arrived at Holdfast Bay in 1838, and was in his eighty third year. His early days were full of adventure and interest, and his mind retained so many of the events of the pioneering days that it was always interesting to hear him speak. He spent his earlier years in the neighborhood of Kapunda, but subsequently went to the Northern Territory, where he lived for some time. For a man of this age Mr. Oldham displayed much activity, and he was in full possession of his faculties. His widow, one son (Mr Hugh Oldham, who is in the Western Australian Civil Service), and four daughters (Mesdames Luttman-Johnson and Garth, of London, and Misses A. and E. Oldham) survive.

Obituary. (1920, June 26). Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954), p. 12. Retrieved January 29, 2016

  • 1922 Lavinia Aunger (Hooper)
  • 1922 At his residence, Wells street, Streaky Bay, recently. Mr. Charles Oscar Williams, an old local identity, passed away in his ninetieth year. Deceased had been an invalid for many years, and was bedridden two and a half, years. He had suffered from rheumatism half his lifetime, and nine years ago he came into the town ship and lived with his younger daughter. Mr. Williams was born in Sweden in 1832. An orphan at the age of 13 years, he started a seafaring life, which occupation he followed eight years. He then landed at Port Adelaide from Holland in the sailing vessel Catherine. He first followed farming at Willunga, afterwards removing to Yankalilla and Cape Jervis, remaining in the latter district six years. From Cape Jervis he transferred to Curramulka, Yorke's Peninsula, where he farmed on his own account 22 years with profitable results. In 1896 he bought the farm at Streaky Bay now in the possession of his son, Mr. W. J. Williams. That land, with the assistance of his family, he turned to good account. In 1902 he retired from active life. In 1856 he married Mary, eldest daughter of the late Mr. George Kennedy, of the North of Ireland. Mrs. Williams died 15 years ago. The family comprised five sons and three daughters, the surviving members being Messrs. Oscar, James, Charles Henry, and William J. (Streaky Bay), and George Williams (Minnipa), and Mrs. M. J. Edwards and Miss Williams (Streaky Bay). Two daughters deceased were Mrs. S. Crawford and Miss Lizzie Williams.
  • 1922 Mrs. K. Frost, one of the oldest residents of the north of the State, died at Peterborough at the age of 85 years on June 1. She was twice married, was a native of Bodmin, Cornwall, and arrived with her late husband, Mr. E. Whiting in (South Australia in 1856. After a few years' residence in the south and on the west coast, the couple settled in Stirling North, and afterwards near Port Augusta where they were engaged in pastoral pursuits. In 1893 Mr. Whiting -died, and some years afterwards Mrs. Whiting married the late Mr. Alfred Frost, who was well known in mining circles in the north. He retired in North Adelaide, and until his death Mrs. Frost resided there until last year, when she went to live with her son, Mr. W. E. Whiting, near Port Augusta.
  • 1922 Mr. Alexander Andenson. On Friday, May 26, the death took place at his residence, Dirleton, near Yorketown, after a brief illness, of Mr. Alexander Anderson, at the age of 83 years. The deceased was born at North Berwick, Scotland,in 1838, and.came to South Australia with his parents (the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter Anderson, of Morphett Vale) in 1839. At an early age he began farming on his own account at Noarlunga, and when land on Yorke Peinsula was thrown open for selection he secured a section in the Hundred of Dalrympie, and, with his brother (the late Mr. R. D. Anderson, of Oakland*) began tilling the soil. Mr. Alexander Anderson was a resident of the Yorketown district for about 50 years, and was the first farmer to grow wheat on the peninsula, although it had been then asserted that the cereal would not grow. Mr. Anderson took a keen interest in local affairs, and was for a number of years a member of the Dalrympie District Council and a vice-president of the Yorketown branch of the Liberal Union. He has left a widow, also three sons and three daughters—(Messrs. P. ,T. Anderson (Gilgandra, N.'S.W.), J. A. Anderson (Yorketown), and A. E. Anderson (Stansbury). and Mesdames J. A. Bartram and J. W. Bartram (Ooobowie), and M. I. Mudge (Dillboola (Victoria).
  • 1922 The announcement of the death of ex-Sub Inspector J. J. Moloney, who was for about 38 years a member of the South Australian Police Force, recalls to older members of the service an officer well liked by his comrades, and a man full of pluck, who was successful in arresting and assisting to arrest several. housebreakers and notorious criminals. His promptitude in reaching the scene of a crime was well known, and that fact largely explained his achievements. At one time during his career be was attacked by a party of men, and received a blow upon the head from a piece of iron, which left its mark for the rest of his life. He .was stationed during different periods at North Adelaide, Thebarton, and Semaphore, and when he was made a sub-inspector in 1919, he was transferred to Adelaide. It was while he was "at Thebarton that lie "Hid most valuable" work. He leaves a widow and a grown-up family.
  • 1922 Mr. Albion Everard Tolley a well knowh and highly respected citizen. died at his residance Brier Holme, Grove street, Unley Park on Wednesday morning. The late Mr. Tolley was born at Sunbury on the Thames, in 1849 and came with his parents to Adelaide on the Gypsy, in 1852. He received his early education at St. Matthews Church of England School, Kensington, and subsequently went to St. Peter's College, of which, at the time of' his death, he was one of 'the oldest of the past students. Returning with his family to England, he resided for some time at Chertsey and Richmond, and.then coming out to Australia again, entered the employ of Messrs. Jones, Scott, A Co., merchants and importers, of Melbourne. His father, having once more settled in Adelaide, in 1874, Mr. Albion Tolley rejoined him, and they opened business in Gilbert place as importers. The firm subsequently became known as Tolley & Campbell, and conducted a wine and spirit business . in Leigh street. Tn 1877 they erected substantial and commodious premises in Currie street, .when the. late Mr. Fred Tolley joined his brother, and from that on the firm was known by the title of A. E. & F. Tolley, until about 12 years ago, when it was formed into a limited liability company., The firm subsequently built the substantial and up-to-date structure in Waymouth street,, where the business is at present carried on. For a long period the late Mr. Tolley had been.Chairman of Directors of the company, the ramifications of which are most extensive, idle business being one of the largest in the Commonwealth. No one was better known in the commercial world of the State than Mr. Albion Tolley, who was recognized as a remarkably shrewd and long-headed business man. He was of a particularly genial disposition, large-hearted and generous, and there was practically no sport of which he was not a supporter. His principal hobby was yachting, and at the time -of his death he was Vice-Commodore of the Royal South Australian Yacht Squadron. He was in England when the Great War broke out, and during his stay in the mother country purchased a comfortable motor yacht, in which subsequently, in company with friends, he was accustomed to spend his week-ends round and about Port Adelaide and St. Vincent's Gulf. He also took a keen interest in agriculture, as attested by his beautiful garden at Unley Park. Mr. Tolley has left a widow and family. Professor J. S. Elkington.

OBITUARY. (1922, June 10). Observer (Adelaide, SA : 1905 - 1931), p. 34. Retrieved October 22, 2016

  • 1924 Jennette Isabella Whitington (Lyons)
  • 1924 Charles Evans
  • 1927 Albert Francis Flavel
  • 1927 Dr Robert Brummitt MRCS, LSA
  • 1927 Mr. August Jung who died at "the Yorketown Hospital on Sunday, September 25, was one of the pioneer farmers of Southern Yorke's Peninsula. He was born in Berlin in 1845, and when two years old came with his parents to South Australia. The family lived at Williamstown, near Gawler. In 1871, when the late Mr. Jung was 26 years of age he journeyed to the Peninsula in a German wagon and took up land a short distance from Yorketown. He remained in possession of the property until his death. Mr Jung was a great lover of flowers. He was a keen naturalist, and took delight in collecting insects. The deceased was patron of the Southern-Yorke's Peninsula Agricultural. Horticultural, and Floricultural Society. He was also one of the founders of - the Yorketown Baptist Church. The surviving members of the family are:—The widow (Mrs. Jung, now in her seventy-ninth year), Mr. E. C. Jung (Yorketown), Mrs. R. W. Dewhirst (Yankalilla), Mr. 0. P. Jung (Weavers), Miss E. Jung (Victoria), and Mrs. A. J Page (Kadina). In the early days of their residence in the district Mr. and Mrs Jung lost by diphtheria three young children within two months. OBITUARY NOTICES. (1927, October 15). Observer (Adelaide, SA : 1905 - 1931), p. 48. Retrieved October 30, 2016
  • 1927 W Percy Lyons
  • 1928 John Henry Hannon
  • 1928 Mr. Thomas Heward, a. prominent lodge, worker, died at his residence, Anzac Highway, Glenelg, on Monday. Mr Heward, who was 75 years.He was native of Littlehampton, Sussex, and when 20 visited South Australia as second officer of a ship Impressed with the conditions of the country, he elected to remain, and eventually found employment with the railways, first in the signal branch, and then as clerk in the .parcels department During the war .the news that three of his sons had been badly wounded at the front seriously, affected his health, and on recovery he was transferred to the enquiry office, and later to the accounts branch at Mile End. . He Retired from the railways four years ago. On March 19, 1878. in St. Luke's Church... he married .Miss Ewina Marguerite . Tabel the youngest daughter of the late Mr. and Mm. George Tabel. of Jersey, Channel, Islands. Mr. and Mrs. Heward celebrated their golden wedding in March, when they were joined by every member of the family. Mr. Heward joined the Indeoendent Order of Oddfellows in July. 1877, his mother lodge being at North Adelaide. He early took .an intense interest in.lodge work, and soon passed through the chairs. In 1890 he was elevated to the dignity of Grand Master. For 25 years he held the position of chairman of trustees, a post he recently relinquished through ill health. Mr. Heward was also a member of the Duke of Leinster Lodge of Masons. He took a deep interest in church matters, and was a lay reader m the Church of England. Besides a widow four sons and four daughters survive: — Messrs. T. A. T. Heward (Hyde Park). C. H. Heward (Melbourne), C. N. Heward (Glenelg), A. H. Heward (Monash). Mesdames L. A. George (Willaston). D. G. Teak (Renmark). A. David (Parkside). and Miss I. Heward (Glenelg). The grandchildren number 13.

  • 1928 Mr. Harry L. Smith, whose death occurred at Beachport on July 5,at the age of 63 years had lived at Birkenhead and Port Adelaide for a number of years, he was highly respected by all with whom he came into contact. Born nt MacDonnell Bay, he went with his parents to reside at Beachport, when 10 years old. On retirement from employment with. the Harbours Board, in July, 1926, he returned to Beachport. Mr. Smith had few equals as a diver, and was engaged on important operations in connection with the Warrnambool breakwater. On entering the South Australian Government service in 1908. under the Engineer in Chiefs Department, and later when the SA. Harbours Board took over the wharfs and jetties, he was official diver on .many important jobs. Learning from his medical adviser that his heart was affected, he decided to retire in 1826. His father was manager for Messrs. French & Co., at Beachport, in the early days, and was one of the volunteer crew which manned a damaged lifeboat of the Admella in 1819, and saved three of the survivors of the wreck. Mr. Harry Smith was a Freemason, attached to the Duke of Leinster Lodge, I.C., Mark Lodge, and Royal Arch Chapter. He took a keen interest in the working oi the Mark and Loyal Chapter Lodges. He left a widow.

  • 1928 Mr. W. J. O'Brien, hotel broker, of Pirie street, Adelaide, who died at his residence at Glenelg on Wednesday aged 77 years of ace. He Was born at Dry Creek, where his father, the late Mr. Thomas O'Brien, was the first schoolmaster. Mr. W. J. O'Brien followed his profession up to within two months of his death. He married Miss Anne Jane -Murnane, a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Michael Murnane, of Arthurton Yorke's Peninsula, 51 years ago, and has left a widow and seven daughters:— Mrs. J. . McBride (Georgetown), Mrs. J. Victory, Mrs. Siebert, Mrs. Rugless, and Miss Olive O'Brien (of Glenelg), and Mrs. Tierney and Mrs. C. E. Tunney (of Adelaide). There are 15 grandchildren.


  • 1932 Peter Whitington
  • 1936 Hermann August Louis Bockmann
  • 1937 LATE MR CHARLES WILLIAMS.. The death of Mr Charles Williams at the Semaphore on June 29, removed one of the best known' personalities of Kadina and district. The deceased, .who was the third son of the late- Mr and Mrs Charles Williams, of Kadina, was born there at Christie street in January, 1871, and "was educated at the Kadina public school. In 1888 he re moved with h's parents to Broken Hill, and there was employed for a time at the mines. In 1896-he joined a brother in the boot-making" business at Kent Town, S.A., and in 1901 married -Miss C. Grigg, a daughter-of the" late Mr and Mrs W. Grigg, of Kadina, who predeceased him in 1934. For twenty five years Mr Williams carried on his well known boot-making business ' in; Taylor street,. Kadina, until he retired to "the .Semaphore about a year ago. From boyhood. he was a member of the- Methodist Church, and for many years an acceptable local preacher. As a prominent member.of the Rechabite lodge, he -was Chief Ruler and a trustee. He was keenly interested in local, affairs, and his straight character and quiet sense of humour made him many "friends.- There are no. children", and of the family, three brothers and one sister survive," viz., Messrs Joshua' Williams (Semaphore), William Williams, .Simeon Williams) and : Mrs C. Ellis-.(Broken Hill). The funeral took place at the Kadina cemetery on Wednesday, June 30, and was largely attended." The Rev. E. Tregilgas officiated at;the graveside".

LATE MR. CHARLES WILLIAMS. (1937, July 17). The Kadina and Wallaroo Times (SA : 1888 - 1954), p. 2. Retrieved October 22, 2016

  • 1937 Mrs. L. Berriman Dead; 98 Years Old The death occurred at Chapple street, North Broken Hill, early this morning of Mrs. Loveday Boswell Berriman at the age of 97 years and ll months. She had been a resident of Broken Hill for over 40 years. She leaves a grown-up family of one son. Mr. J. Berriman, and four daughters, Mesdames J. Trezise (Semaphore), J. Elliott (Noarlunga), M. Vivian (Grange, S.A.), T.. Kelleway (677 Chapple-street, Broken Hill). Mrs. Berriman was a member of the Salvation Army for over 50 years. Mrs. Berriman was born at St. Tossel (England), and on her 14th birthday was at Plymouth waiting for a ship bound for Australia. She came out on the Royal Albert in 1854?, and lived with her parents at the Burra, where she married. Later she lived at Wallaroo, Moonta and Broken Hill, and then went to Adelaide. There are 29 grandchildren and 53 great-grand-children. The funeral, which was of a private nature, took place today, leaving her daughter's .(Mrs. T. Kellaway) residence; 677 Chapple-Street, at 5 p.m. The interment was made in the Salvation Army portion of the Methodist Cemetery, Captain Osborne officiating. The funeral arrangements were carried out by Fred J. Potter and Son. (Loveday Rosewall DANIEL, Loveday Rosewarne, Loveday Rosewood on births, Husband John Berriman On list for Royal Albert 1857, Daniel Loveday / Lovedy, 13, Servant, Luxulion, Cornwall (neice of Johanna (Daniel) m Joseph Brokenshire, above), (no parents on voyage))

Mrs. L. Berriman Dead; 98 Years Old (1937, November 30). Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954), p. 3. Retrieved October 25, 2016

  • 1939 Léon Edmond Mazure (1860–1939) The death occurred on Saturday at the age of 78 of Mr. Leon Edward Mazure who was formerly a well-known wine expert and vigneron of wine expert of Magill. He retired to Victor Harbor some years ago and lived there until recently. About 24 years ago Mr. Mazure had a remarkable escape from death, being the sole survivor of a motor tragedy in which Mrs. E. H. Lute and Mr. R. H. Trezize were fatally injured. The party was returning from an inspection of Tatachilla vineyards, near McLaren Vale, when a collision with a train occurred at a level crossing on the Willunga road. A son, Mr. E. E. Mazure, was twice wounded while fighting with the 32nd Battalion.

OBITUARY (1939, May 1). The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954), p. 14. Retrieved October 17, 2016

  • 1939 Mr Robert C. Wiltshire, 74, who died at Peterborough recently, was born at Clare. He was the second son of the late Mr. Robt. Wiltshire, headmaster of Wallaroo Mines and Kadina schools.For many years he was connected with the Education Department, being head master at Paskeville and Wilmington schools. He later transferred to the South Australian Railways, and was on the clerical staff at Burra and Mile End. He retired from the railways in 1929. His wife died In 1936. Five children survive —Messrs. Regiinald and Albert (Sydney), Roy (Queensland), Arthur (Long Gully), and Mrs. C. R. Green (Peterborough). There are 12 grandchildren.
  • 1939 Mr. Lewis Henry Martin, of Terowie, who died at the Peterborough Hospital at the age of 68 years, was born at Farrells Flat, being the eldest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Martin. With his parents he went to reside at Wonna (east of Terowie) in 1881, and about 18 years later he kept stud sheep and went in for breeding at Chinaman's Hat Hill. He remained in the Terowie district until his death. In 1909 he married Miss Christeen McGillivray, eldest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James McGillivray, of Mount Gambier, and there were seven children. He was a councillor for the Wonna Ward of the Terowie District Council for 18 years, a trustee of the Methodist Church at Pandappa, a committeeman of the Terowie Racing Club and, at the time of his death, president of the Parnaroo Institute Committee. Besides the widow, there are six children living —Messrs. Lindsay, Allan and Donald (Terowie), Mrs. Marjorie Betty (Oodla Wirra), Misses Dorothy (Adelaide), and Phyllis Martin (Terowie).

OBITUARY (1939, March 8). The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954), p. 14. Retrieved October 20, 2016

  • 1939 Henry Leverington
  • 1939 OBITUARY Mr. W. J. H. Farrant, who died at his home, Payneham road, Joslin, last week, was born at St. Pierre Port, Guernsey, on May 20, 1846. He arrived in South Australia in October, 1854. Mr. Farrant advocated and assisted in the movement which resulted in corporate powers being given to the district of St. Peters, and was appointed one of the first councillors. He assisted his late father in his business, and later, on his own account, became an architect and building contractor. With his father, he built Maughan Church, Franklin street, and the Wakefield Hotel. Later, he built the Ozone Hotel, Kingscote, K.I., many post offices and schools, and a number of private residences. On March 14, 1872, at the Pirie street Methodist Church, he was married to Miss Mary Ann Bailey, who predeceased him by 19 years. He was closely associated to the Pirie street and Kent Town Methodist churches for a number of years, and was also a member of the St. Andrews Masonic Lodge. In recent years Mr. Farrant was much interested in the work of Kuitpo Colony. He is survived by two daughters, three sons, and six grand children. OBITUARY (1939, March 8). The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954), p. 14. Retrieved January 20, 2019, from


  • 1942 Dr J. W. Yeatman. whose death was recently announced, was born at St; John's rectory, Brisbane, in 1858. He was educated at the Chigwell Grammar School for boys In England, and took his diplomas at St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London. He afterwards practiced at Margate Hospital.'- He returned to Australia in 1882 and was at Koolunga for a year. He then went co Naracoorte, where he married Miss K. M. Browne, of Melbourne; when Dr. H. F. Harvey left Auburn in 1886 for Western Australia, he took over his practice and remained there for 36 years. He was much esteemed and loved. His later years were spent at Brighton. Mrs. Yeatman died some years ago. Surviving members of the family are , Mesdames B. A. Sheppard Hart-Davies, C Birks, T. Simpson, and H Hancock, Dr. C Yeatman, and Messrs. E. P. and J. D. Yeatman. His two sisters, the Misses D. M. and C. Yeatman reside at Belair.
  • 1942 Mrs. E. J. Maidment, who died at Strathalbyn recently, was born at Ashbourne in 1866. She was the second daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Robert Haines, and in 1884, married Mr. E. J. Maidment, fourth son of Mr. W. J. Maidment, of Ashbourne. Mr. Maidment died in 1931.
  • 1942 Mr. Edward Joel Kentish, who died recently, was born near Gawler 77 years ago, being the fourth son of the late David Kentish. At 14 he went with his family to Willowie, and after his father's death he took over the farm. Fourteen years ago he shifted to Keysbrook, WA. where he specialized in dairying and fruit growing. He Is survived by his wife (a daughter of the late James Nicholls, of Booleroo), two sons and two daughters.
  • 1942 Mr. Hubert Brady, who died suddenly at his residence at Snowtown, recently, was born in I860 at Mintaro. He was educated at Seven Hill College and then joined his father at Wallabinine Farm, near Snowtown. He married Miss Mary Liddy, of Wallaroo, in 1888, and continued farming until his death. He has left a widow, six daughters, and a son.
  • 1942 Mr. William Thomas McNiece. 96, who died at his home, Government road, Croydon, recently, was one of the oldest and best-known residents of the Hindmarsh district. He had a varied career as station overseer, miller, and railway officer. Mr. McNiece was born in Melbourne, and articled to a Melbourne solicitor, but decided on outdoor employment. He worked on Tallandown (Upper Murray), Dimboola, and Glenorchy stations. Later he was transferred to Lochiel and Swinton stations as overseer. While at the latter station he made the acquaintance of Marcus Clarke, and it was there that part of Clarke's novel, 'For the Term of His Natural Life,' was written, Mr. McNiece providing the inspiration for the character McAllister. Mr. McNiece went to the Gulf of Carpentaria to take up land, and on the way met King, the only survivor of the Burke and Wills expedition, who was returning. Mr. McNiece started the first flour mill at Wallaroo, and afterwards engaged in milling at Ballarat and Hindmarsh.
  • 1942 Mr. James Gully, who died at Kadina recently, was born at Burra 64 years ago. At Broken Hill he married Miss Sarah Thurston, who died three years ago. They lived at Tickera for forty years. He leaves five sons (Messrs. Gilbert, Claude, Stanley, Archie and Mervyn (RAAF). Robert was killed in the Great War, and George at Tobruk.

Obituary (1942, July 30). Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954), p. 2. Retrieved October 24, 2016








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