Tag Archives: Deaths

Trove Tuesday – Parklands Road

For today’s post we are focusing on one of the streets in our Shire, Parklands Road, Mount Colah. A search on Trove found several references to residents of that street. Perhaps you know the families mentioned.

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It is interesting to note that two f these items are not from local area newspapers.

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1950 ‘Family Notices’, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 – 1954), 4 September, p. 14. , viewed 16 Jan 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article18170756

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1952 ‘BUTTERCUPS OR BORONIAS: MIGRANTS’ CHOICE’, The Sunday Herald (Sydney, NSW : 1949 – 1953), 16 March, p. 2. , viewed 16 Jan 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article18487974

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1963 ‘Boys Hurt In Bomb Blast’, The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 – 1995), 8 October, p. 3. , viewed 16 Jan 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article104270369

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1953 ‘QUANDIALLA’, The Forbes Advocate (NSW : 1911 – 1954), 16 October, p. 14. , viewed 16 Jan 2017, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article220728837

 

 

Trove Tuesday – Helping Hands

 

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1906 ‘Hornsby.’, The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 – 1950), 17 March, p. 10, viewed 19 January, 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article85932634

Wondering who this Pemberton chap was I searched for a death notice and found one that gave me some several clues.

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1906 ‘Family Notices.’, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 – 1954), 19 February, p. 6, viewed 19 January, 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article14751137

Learning that his father’s name was also Matthew I looked for his death registration and found it here:

http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/Pages/family-history/family-history.aspx

184/1906 PEMBERTON MATTHEW MATTHEW SARAH SYDNEY

Further searching turned up a report of the accident and the Coroner’s findngs.

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1906 ‘KILLED BY A TRAM.’, The Sydney Morning Herald(NSW : 1842 – 1954), 16 February, p. 5, viewed 19 January, 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article14742163

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1906 ‘FATAL TRAM ACCIDENT.’, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 – 1954), 20 February, p. 5, viewed 19 January, 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article14753858

It was sad to read in a further article that Matthew left a widow and six young children.

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1906 ‘SACKVILLE.’, Windsor and Richmond Gazette (NSW : 1888 – 1954), 14 April, p. 4, viewed 19 January, 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article85670414

It was pleasing to read in July that the local community had raised a  substantial sum of money for Brooklyn residents, Mrs Pemberton and family.

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1906 ‘A CHARITABLY DISPOSED PEOPLE.’, The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 – 1950), 7 July, p. 4, viewed 19 January, 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article85933637