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Item: 162431
Surname: Lindeman (obit.,)
First Name: Dr. Henry John
Ship: -
Date: 3 June 1881
Place: Cawarra, Gresford
Source: SMH
Details: DR. LINDEMAN.Dr. Lindeman, of Cawarra, Gresford, died on the 26th May, in his seventieth year. The memory of the deceased will be cherished by many friends on personal grounds ; but it has also a special claim on public respect. Dr. Lindeman was one of the pioneers of our wine-making enterprise, and took a chief part in winning for the vintages of the Hunter valley a reputation extending beyond the boundaries of the colony, and indeed of Australia itself. As far back as 1867 his wines gained an award of merit from the judges at the Paris Exposition, an authority beyond dispute. But long before that he had, as a leading member of the Hunter River Vineyard Association, been one of a knot of enthusiastic vignerons whose determination it was to aim at the highest standard of purity and excellence rather than to seek immediate profit by pandering to corrupted tastes, and whose intercourse and emulation un- questionably led to good results. Of these, Mr. King, of Irrawang, Mr. Windeyer, of Kinross, Dr. Carmichael, of Porphyry, passed away some years ago.


 
Item: 201299
Surname: Livermore (obit)
First Name: James Benjamin
Ship: -
Date: 30 December 1933
Place: Newcastle
Source: NMH
Details: Newcastle Pioneer s Death Mr. J. Livermore, whose death was announced yesterday, had spent the whole of his life in Newcastle. He was born in Bolton-street, not far from the present offices of the Newcastle Morning Herald on January 31, 1855. He engaged in carrying. and during the 50 years that he was so occupied, built up a big district connection. One of his first contracts was with Messrs. J. and A. Brown. colliery and ship own era, which he carried on for 10 years. He carried the first load of flour from the Queen s Wharf to Arnott s biscuit factory, and used to relate that Melville (now Union) street was a sandy road. over which three horses were required to pull a vehicle with, a one-ton load. On the occasion of the wreck of the steamer City of Newcastle, he received 2/6 from each of the passengers for carrying their personal effects, which were secured from, the vessel, from the scene of the disaster to the railway station. There was a good deal of excitement on that occasion. Another carrier (Mr. Alexander) added to this when the horse he was driving, lost its winkers. The animal bolted and went over the cliff, killing itself and causing the destruction of the vehicle. Mr. Livermore also witnessed the wreck of the steamer Cawarra, inside Newcastle Heads. and was present at the funeral, when about 40 bodies were interred in the Newcastle cemetery under inexpressibly sad circumstances. Mr. Livermore after his marriage at Branxton. lived for 37 years at Cooks Hill. After his retirement from business he settled at Speers Point.


 
Item: 183774
Surname: Lloyd (obit)
First Name: John
Ship: -
Date: 20 June 1902
Place: Dungog
Source: Dungog Chronicle
Details: Last morning a veteran pioneer of Dungog passed over to the great majority, in tbe person of Mr John Lloyd, for many years honorably es-teemed aa a resident of the northern rivers district. The death of Mr Lloyd was far from being unexpected, his life having, as a matter of fact, lingered in the balance that divides the known from tbe mighty unknown for several years. Of course hope struggled against hope in the affect- tions of his devoted family, but con- sidering that he outlined the span of life, being in his 84th year, his demise was only to be looked for, in the natural order of things. The late Mr Lloyd had been a resident of the Dungog district for over half a century, having come here from the Paterson River for the purpose of establishing a tobacco manufacturing business, which be conducted with considerable success, until the imposition of a heavy excise duty caused him to relinquish the venture, and seek for other avenues if investment. In Dungog he was very successful and enjoyed an excellent name for probity, straight forwardness, and honest dealing. Together with a few others, he was instrumental in estab- lishing the local School of Arts, and was a valued member of the committee of that institution for many years.


 
Item: 200076
Surname: Logan (obit)
First Name: William Robert
Ship: -
Date: 15 February 1919
Place: Mosman
Source: NMH
Details: Mr. William R. Logan, a former resident of Newcastle, died at his late residence, Mosman, Sydney, yesterday. Mr. Logan, who was in his 89th year, had been ailing for some time, and his death was not unexpected. For twenty-seven years he filled the position of Sub-collector of Customs at Newcastle, and while there he saw the port make marked advancement. Mr. Logan, during his residence in Newcastle, took a keen and active interest in all public matters, and for many years weas a member of the committee of the Newcastle Hospital.


 
Item: 202122
Surname: Lyall (obit)
First Name: James
Ship: -
Date: 22 February 1868
Place: Newcastle
Source: Newcastle Chronicle
Details: Mr. James Lyall, who, for nine years was foreman to Mr. David Ross, contractor, and was engaged in all the large contracts undertaken by the gentleman. Mr. Lyall died in the Sydney Infirmary and the immediate cause of death was paralysis, through constant exposure to all weathers


 
Item: 201519
Surname: Macara (obit)
First Name: James
Ship: -
Date: 12 March 1912
Place: Surry Hills
Source: NMH
Details: The late Mr. James Macara, who died at his home 15 Tudor-street, Surrey Hills, Sydney on the 5th instant, was for many years a residence of the Newcastle district. Mr. Macara, who was a stepbrother of Mr. Colin Christie, arrived at Newcastle from Scotland, in 1849, the whole family coming out at that time. For a few months he worked on Mr. Busbys station at Cassilis. Then he returned to Newcastle, where his mother had established a Presbyterian school under the denominational system then existing. He had received early education in Scotland, and he was sent to Sydney to undergo training for about six months, in order to fit himself to take full charge of the school, which he did in 1850. He continued to conduct the denominational school until the system of State school education superseded it. He then took up work under the Department of Education and continued in that service until he retired under superannuation. The greater part of Mr. Macara s life work was carried out in Newcastle and several thousands of pupils passed under his care and instruction. Amongst them were Mr. James Hogue, late Minister for Education; Mr. T. Miller, chief clerk in the office of the district superintendent of railways, Newcastle; and Mr. D. Miller of Newcastle. Mr. Macara never took prominent part in public affairs but devoted himself almost entirely to the profession he loved so well. He had a natural gift for teaching and achieved excellent results in the schools which he conducted. Mr. Macara who was 80 years of age is survived by his widow and by a large family. Nearly all the members of his family are connected with the Department of Education


 
Item: 177585
Surname: Mackay (nee Hooke) (obit.,)
First Name: Mrs. Emily
Ship: -
Date: 16 May 1919
Place: Cangon, Dungog
Source: The Voice of the North
Details: Relict of the late J.K. Mackay and was born in the Dungog district. Said to be the first while child born in the locality.


 
Item: 183757
Surname: Mackie (obit.,)
First Name: James
Ship: -
Date: 13 August 1934
Place: Newcastle
Source: Sydney Morning Herald
Details: James Mackie, founder of the Newcastle furniture firm of J. Mackie and Co., Ltd., died on Friday at his home at Waratah. Mr. Mackie was born at Ballarat (Vic.) in 1853. He went to Sydney as a young man, and estab- lished his business in Newcastle in 1897. He led the movement for the earlier closing of retail shops in the Newcastle district. At a time when some shops were staying open till as late as 11 p.m. He adopted the 6 p.m. closing time for his own business about twelve months before the State Government brought early closing legislation into force. Mr. Mackie was a prominent Freemason and a keen bowler. Patron of the Newcastle District Bowling As- sociation and of the Muswellbrook Bowling Club, he was also president of the Waratah Bowling Club for some years. Mrs. Mackie, three sons, and eight daughters survive him. The funeral took place to Sandgate Cemetery yesterday.


 
Item: 161637
Surname: Madgwick (obit.,)
First Name: Rev. W.M
Ship: -
Date: 17 October 1931
Place: Bendigo
Source: SMH
Details: OBITUARY. REV. W. M. MADGWICK. The death has occurred of the Rev. W. M. Madgwick, formerly rector of Long Bay and Matraville, and chaplain to Long Bay Prison, at Bendigo, Victoria. Mr. Madgwick was a native of Glen William, near Dungog, and was a son of the principal of a Church school in Sydney. He was ordained by Bishop Langley when he was 58 years of age, and ministered in several parishes in Victoria before coming to Sydney. He returned to Bendigo eight years ago, and was appointed chap Iain to the local gaol, the hospital, and benevolent asylum, and held these offices at the time of his death. For 50 years he was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Holding office as Worshipful Master and grand chaplain, and for 50 years was associated with the Manchester Unity Oddfellows. He leaves a widow and five children-the Rev. E. C. Madgwick (rector of Pyrmont), Messrs. William and Reginald Madgwick, and Mesdames Drewett and Moore.


 
Item: 197370
Surname: Magney (obit)
First Name: Herman Augustine
Ship: -
Date: 7 August 1897
Place: Woollhara
Source: The Catholic Press
Details: After a protracted illness Mr. Herman Augustine Magney died at his residence, Tarella, Edgecliffe-road, Woollhara, on Saturday night at the age of 49 years. Mr. Magney was a staunch Catholic, and one of his greatest pleasures was to assist with his fine voice in the choirs of the parishes of the eastern districts and at all other functions where he felt his services were any avail in advancing the cause of religion and charity. As a token of respect to his memory the Dead March in Saul was played at the conclusion of the 11 o clock Mass at St. Josephs, Woollhara, on Sunday. Mr Magney, who leaves a mother, sister and three brothers, one being Alderman T. Magney (Mayor of Woollhara was one of the founders of the Waverley Bowling Club, though for the past two years he has been playing with the City Club. The funeral took place on Monday afternoon, the remains being interred in the Waverley Cemetery


 
Item: 197371
Surname: Magney (obit)
First Name: Rosalinda
Ship: -
Date: 15 January 1925
Place: Woollara
Source: Freemans Journal
Details: The death of Miss Rosalinda Magney took place on Christmas Day (December 25), after a long Illness, which she endured with great fortitude and resignation to God s holy will. She had the spiritual ministrations of the Rev. Father O Connor, of St. Patrick s, Bondi, and died a most peaceful and happy death. The deceased lady was born at Singleton, but spent the most of her life in Sydney and many years at Bondi. Hey. brothers were the late Mr. Martin Magney, Herman Magney, Tom Magney (Mayor of Woollahra), and John Bede Magney, of Pacific View, Ocean Street, Bondi. Miss Magney s beautiful and kind disposition and her charity and benevolence won her the hearts of all whom she would meet in her daily life. She was a most devout Catholic and helper to every charity. Miss Magney was the last surviving member of her family, who were very well respected in Sydney for many years.


 
Item: 198650
Surname: Mahoney (obit)
First Name: George Joseph
Ship: -
Date: 16 October 1869
Place: Bowling Alley, Peel River
Source: Maitland Mercury
Details: Death, suddenly on 3rd October 1869, at the early age of 22 years of disease of the heart at the Bowling Alley, Peel River, George Joseph Mahoney, son of T. J. Mahony, teacher of the Provisional School at Rosebrook, West Maitland, leaving a large circle of friends and acquaintances to mourn his premature death, by whom he was universally esteemed and beloved for his exemplary and blameless life. The deceased was Presidence of the Oddfellows Society and shadowed forth in the buoyant hope of youth a useful and honorable career, when it pleased God to call him hence. His funeral cortege was one of the largest ever witnessed at the Peel, being followed to his final resting place at Nundle by all sections of the community


 
Item: 197038
Surname: Mantle (obit)
First Name: John
Ship: -
Date: 11 August 1924
Place: Singleton
Source: The Newcastle Sun
Details: Mr. John Mantle, senr, on of the oldest wool and skin, dealers in the State, died on Friday night, at his residence, John-street. Singleton, He was born in Sydney, and was 87 years of age. Sixty years ago he commenced work as a carrier of wool und skins, and four years later launched out on his own account, following the calling actively until 83 years of age. He was a resident of Singleton for 66 years. His wife predeceased him 14 years ago


 
Item: 183778
Surname: Marquet (obit)
First Name: Phillip
Ship: -
Date: 31 July 1937
Place: Dungog
Source: Newcastle Morning Herald
Details: Mr. Phillip Marquet, of Brookfield, a pioneer of the Dungog district, was buried in the Presbyterian section of Dungog Cemetery. The service at the graveside was conducted by Rev. J. W. McCredie. Mr. Marquet was born on the Allyn River, in the Gresford district, 82 years ago. Later, he and his family moved to Wollarobba. He was engaged in farming and grazing most of his life. His wife, who was formerly Miss Ann McInnes, of Large, died 13 years ago. Mr. Marquet is survived by six sons, two daughters, 32 grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Two of his brothers and two sisters are still alive. officiated at the graveside. . Mrs. A. E. Gresham, of Stratford, is a daughter


 
Item: 196976
Surname: Marsh (obit)
First Name: Frederick
Ship: -
Date: 20 November 1918
Place: Maitland
Source: Australian Town and Country Journal
Details: Mr. Frederick Marsh one of the oldest and best-known residents of the district; died at his residence, East Maitland . Road, on November 3. He was born in Hampshire, England, and was 76 years of age. When he arrived in this State with his parents he was only three years of age, and ever since then he has lived in Maitland. He had a vivid recollection of the early history of Maitland, and during his residence of almost three- quarters of a century, he saw great changes in the town. For over 40 years Mr.Marsh carried on business as a decorator and picture-framer, retiring from this about two years ago. He is survived by his widow and three daughters - Mrs. C. W. Genge, Misses Eva and Alma Marsh and he also leaves four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. One of his grandchildren, Lieut. R. M. Genge, is on active service. He leaves one brother, Mr. Edward Marsh, of Sydney, and two sisters Mrs Sharpley and Mrs. Noad, of Katoomba.


 
Item: 161754
Surname: Mason (obit.,)
First Name: J.J
Ship: -
Date: 3 July 1929
Place: Gosford
Source: SMH
Details: Obituary - MR. J. J. MASON. The death has occurred of Mr. J. J. Mason, an old resident of the Gosford district. Mr.Mason was born at London 81 years ago. For some years he was deputy shipping master at Newcastle, under Mr. Clarence Hannell. On his retirement he purchased a property in the Gosford district, where he resided for some 35 years. He was at one time Mayor of Gosford municipality. He is survived by his widow, four sons, and five daughters


 
Item: 198513
Surname: Maxted (obit)
First Name: H. E
Ship: -
Date: 14 May 1906
Place: Enmore, Sydney
Source: NMH
Details: The death is announced of Mr. H. E. Maxted, of Enmore, Sydney, who was formerly a resident of Newcastle and Maitland. The deceased, who was a son of the late Mr. George Maxted, one of the earliest printers in this city, for many years followed the profession of a Journalist, having previously served his apprenticeship in the printing business in New castle, where he was associated with the present Chief Secretary, Mr. J. A. Hogue, who also at that time was learning the trade of a compositor. In his day Mr. Maxted was a well-known athlete, and engaged in many pedestrian contests In the northern district. For nearly 20 years the deceased held a responsible position in the Bankruptcy Court in Sydney, and retired on a pension from the civil service a few years ago.


 
Item: 189332
Surname: McAlpin (obit)
First Name: Peter
Ship: General Graham 1812
Date: 22 October 1898
Place: Singleton
Source: Windsor and Richmond Gazette
Details: A very old settler died at Singleton on September 23 in the person of Peter McAlpin aged 89 1/2 years, This hoary veteran and his brother, William McAlpin (18 months younger), who survives him, arrived in N.S.W. as children in 1812. Their people settled on the Hawkesbury, and are related to the Onus family. Peter remembered Muswellbrook in 1825, and saw some ife in the city of Melbourne in the 40s and 50s. There are few older colonists alive than William McAlpin, who resides at Bulga, near Singleton, and still actively attends to his farm.


 
Item: 184786
Surname: McDouall (obit)
First Name: John Crichton Stuart
Ship: -
Date: 31 January 1891
Place: New Freugh
Source: Singleton Argus
Details: The deceased gentleman who had reached the ripe age of 72 years and six months, was a son of the Rev. W. McDouall, one of the prebendaries of Peterborough Cathedral, and, it is stated, a first cousin to the late Marquis of Bute and Earl of Dumfries. Mr. McDouall arrived in the colony about the year 1841 and appears to have resided some little time at Stockton near Newcastle, which at that time was known as a lime burning place. After a few months there Mr. McDouall came to Singleton about 1844. From that time to the day of his death the deceased gentleman continued to reside at New Freugh a charming home some eight miles from Singleton and bearing traces in its surroundings of the home of an English country gentleman


 
Item: 184977
Surname: McFadyen (obit)
First Name: John
Ship: Brilliant 1838
Date: 19 July 1902
Place: Bolwarra
Source: The Sydney Mail
Details: The late John McFadyen was a native of Coll, Scotland. He left Scotland with his parents, sailing in the ship Brilliant and arrived in Sydney Harbour on January 26, 1838. He and his parents with many of the passengers left Sydney by steamer and landed in Morpeth. Some of the Highlanders went to Singleton where they were greatly impressed with the sight of a big windmill. They made an arrangement by which they obtained land for farming, but they found that they could do no good with it, so they nearly all made back to Maitland. John McFadyen with his parents settled on a rich flat named Bolwarra. In those days Bolwarra was a sense scrub, and it required men of a good stamp to face it and clear the land for farming. However McFadyen was a man of stamina who faced the task manfully and succeeded. He also withstood several heavy floods and was one of the foremost over 35 years ago to make embankments to stop the flood waters overcoming the flats. For many years he was a committee man of the H.R.A. and H. Association of which he was a member till the time of his death. He was also one of the principal movers in the establishment of the Farms Union in Maitland, which has proved so beneficial to the business of West Maitland. He also took a lively interest in the found of the West Maitland School of Arts, and also of the Largs School of Arts, being a trustee of the latter for a number of years.



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