MERCHANT Thomas Hugh

Male 1843 - 1902  (59 years)


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  • Name MERCHANT Thomas Hugh 
    Born 21 Jan 1843  Sampford, Wellington, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Dec 1902  Drake, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 2 Dec 1902  C of E Cemetery, Drake, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I4518  The Tree of Me
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2018 

    Father MERCHANT James Henry,   b. 1818, Shropshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1865, McLeods Creek, Drake, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother NEAL Sarah Matilda,   b. 11 Jun 1825, Islington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1902, Vineland Cottage, Vineland, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 28 Jul 1840  St James Church, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • The witnesses at James & Matilda's wedding were Thomas Neal and Sarah Bennett. James's home address at time of marriage was Balcomb Tuper. Matilda's address was Hermos Street, Pentonville. James was listed as occupation miner. Thomas Marchant & Hugh Neal (Fathers of both) were listed as occupation Miner.
    Family ID F5378  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family HOOTON Sarah Jane,   b. 26 Nov 1852, Wilson Kennedy, At Sea Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Dec 1924, Cowper Sreet, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 4 Jan 1869  McLeod's Creek, Timbarra, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. MERCHANT James Joseph (Joe),   b. 4 Feb 1870, McLeods Creek, Timbarra, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1924, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     2. MERCHANT Harriet Ann,   b. 12 Jun 1872, Purvis Reef, Richmond River, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1949, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     3. MERCHANT Thomas Edward,   b. 19 Dec 1874, Purvis Reef, Richmond River, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1874, Richmond River, Drake, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. MERCHANT Albert George William,   b. 17 Oct 1875, 4 Mile Creek, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1902, East Murchison, WA, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     5. MERCHANT Francis Hugh,   b. 12 Aug 1877, The Line, Richmond River, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. MERCHANT Rebecca Emma,   b. 3 Apr 1881, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1948, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     7. MERCHANT Philip Richard,   b. 25 Sep 1883, Pretty Gully?, Purvis Reef? Lunatic Reef Perserverance Reef Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1951, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     8. MERCHANT Matilda Jane,   b. 12 Jul 1886, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1971, Newcastle, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     9. MERCHANT Walter George,   b. 22 Jul 1888, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1936, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F3247  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Dec 1902 - Drake, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • The Tenterfield Star, Tuesday Morning, 2nd December, 1902.
      Local and General News
      Death
      News was received on Saturday of the death of Mr Thomas Merchant of Drake, whose illness we reported in the last issue, as also did we report the death of his eldest son in West Australia. Deceased leaves a wife and family in Tenterfield.

      The Tenterfield Star, Tuesday Morning 9th December, 1902
      Drake
      From our own correspondent
      Death
      On the 26th ult. Mr T Merchant died aged 59. He was followed next day to the grave by a large number of friends.,


      Unknown and undated paper
      CURATOR’s LAND SALE - The Curator’s Agent (Mr W.J. Forrest) submmitted to auction, at noon on Friday last, a block of land situated at the corner of Douglas and Albert Streets, on the Clifford Estate, and in the estate of the late Mr Thomas Merchant. Mr John Rock, sen., was the purchaser, the price being L14 (?) the lot.

    Died:
    • Accute Bronchitis

  • Sources 
    1. [S126] 1843 122.

    2. [S166] 1851 England Census, Indicates Longford, Somerset.

    3. [S6] 1902 13586.

    4. [S6] 3542/1869.