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Item: 175183
Surname: Greenaway (Greenway) (obit.,)
First Name: William Howard
Ship: -
Date: 6 June 1894
Place: Church Street, Newcastle
Source: Evening News
Details: A Newcastle District Pioneer Newcastle, Wednesday. William Howard Greenaway, one of the oldest and most-esteemed residents of this district, died at his residence, Church-street, yesterday, at the age of 87. The intelligence did not cause any surprise, as of late it was most apparent that the old gentleman was nearing the end of his long life. Mr. Greenaway lived in Newcastle for over half a century, and probably knew more about the early history of the district than any living I individual. His father built the South Head I Lighthouse some 65 years ago, and deceased assisted in the work. From a builder he became a landowner and squatter, and for nearly a life time deceased has been living quietly on his income. Of late years his only business has been the agency and stewardship of some estates. He I used to tell how he had cut grass for fodder in what is now George-street, Sydney, and remembered Newcastle when the tide came up to where the railway station now stands. Although twice I married deceased never had issue, and his second I wite died some years ago. Archdeacon Greenaway, of Grafton, is a younger brother of the deceased


 
Item: 187964
Surname: Grover (obit)
First Name: David
Ship: -
Date: 4 November 1892
Place: Koobooldendi otherwise known as The Rock near Boggabri
Source: Newcastle Morning Herald
Details: One of the old pioneers of the Narrabri district passed away in the person of Mr. David Grover at Kooboobiendi, otherwise known as The Rock near Boggabri. He had been for many years connected with pastoral pursuits in the Namoi and Gwydir districts. He formed the Galathera and Mungindi stations. For the last six months he had been suffering from cancer, to which he at length succumbed at the mature age of 83 years


 
Item: 189269
Surname: Hall (obit)
First Name: Mrs. Ebenezer
Ship: -
Date: 14 August 1894
Place: Scone
Source: The Scone Advocate
Details: Obituary of Mrs. Hall, relict of Ebenezer Hall who died aged 74


 
Item: 176751
Surname: Hanna (obit)
First Name: Miss Jane
Ship: -
Date: 15 January 1907
Place: Dungog
Source: Dungog Chronicle
Details: Obituary of Miss Jane Hanna, daughter of storekeeper Thomas Hanna. Died age 70


 
Item: 176928
Surname: Hannell (obit.,)
First Name: Jesse
Ship: -
Date: 1 June 1895
Place: Newcastle
Source: Maitland Weekly Mercury
Details: Obituary of Jesse Hannell, first superintendent of the lighthouse at Nobbys


 
Item: 165422
Surname: Harpur (obit.,)
First Name: Joseph Jehosaphat
Ship: -
Date: 10 May 1878
Place: -
Source: SMH
Details: The Mr. J.J. Harpur.-On the 2nd instant there passed away from among us a gentleman who, although he had long dropped out of the ranks of public men, at one time filled, a somewhat prominent part in the political affairs of New South Wales. Mr. Joseph Jehosaphat Harpur. Some thirty years ago, when this colony was slowly emerging from a state of official despotism, and gradually progressing towards the enjoyment of s constitution, Mr. Harpur, a young native of the country was one of the foremost advocates of political liberty. In those davs when to speak boldly was almost a crime, and when political freedom was regarded as but an idle dream, Mr. Harpur stood forth to assist those patriots who dared to demand that the colony should govern itself, and his rude but forcible eloquence, with his indomitable perseverance, brought him into the very brunt of the battle. With speech and with pen Mr .Harpur constantly advocated the cessation of transportation, the introduction of responsible government, and a liberal and equitable mode of distributing the lands of the country, with a view to promote settlement and occupation. He was very popular in the Hunter River district, where he was born, and represented the constituency of Patrick's Plains in the Legislative Assembly for several years. Mr. Harpur was a man of considerable intellectual powers, which were cultivated by careful study, and his writings exhibit great force of expression and vigour of thought, not unworthy of a family of which his brother Mr. Charles Harpur, the poet was a distinguished member. During the latter part of his life Mr. Harpur filled positions in the Civil Service, and was in fact engaged in the performance of his duty as Inspector of Conditional Purchases up to the evening of the day before his rather sudden death. In private life Mr. Harpur was very much esteemed.


 
Item: 183805
Surname: Hayes (obit)
First Name: Thomas
Ship: -
Date: 7 November 1914
Place: Singleton
Source: The Tamworth Daily
Details: A pioneer of the Singleton district Mr. Thomas Hayes of Bulga, died aged 90. He had resided at Bulga since 1855. He was active almost to the last, working about his orchard and vineyard. Deceased left a large number of descendants including great great grandchildren. He regularly visited the Sydney show until 1913


 
Item: 193874
Surname: Hazel (obit)
First Name: Sarah
Ship: -
Date: 8 January 1932
Place: -
Source: The Scone Advocate
Details: The death occurred early on the morning of New Years Eve, after a long and painful illness, of Mrs. Sarah Hazel, at the age of 87 years. Born at Newcastle, the late Mrs. Hazel came to Collaroy Station with her parents in her infancy. She married, and came to reside in Merriwa over 70 years ago


 
Item: 166541
Surname: Hetherington (obit.,)
First Name: Rev. Irving
Ship: -
Date: 10 July 1875
Place: Melbourne
Source: Gippsland Times
Details: We regret to have to announce the death of the Rev. Irving Hetherington , which took place at the Manse, Hotham street, East Melbourne, at a quarter-past 9 o'clock on Monday morning. He had been in failing health for a long time past. A few days ago a severe cold settled upon him, and it was soon apparent that he could not rally. On Sunday he passed into a semi-unconscious condition, from which he never recovered, and died at the hour named. In point of ministerial seniority, Mr Hetherington was much the oldest Presbyterian clergyman in this colony, his connexion with the Collin street Church dating from April, 1847. He was the son of a Scottish farmer, and was born at Whaite, in the parish o f Ruthwell, Dumfries shire, on the 23rd July,1809, and was therefore 66 years of age at the time of his death. After his ordination he was employed as a missionary in Edinburgh. In the early part of 1837 he was sent out to Sydney by the Colonial Committee of the Church of Scotland. His first charge in New South Wales was that of Singleton, which included Patrick's Plains. This was a pastorate 100 miles square, and its oversight involved an amount of labour which none but a young man could have accomplished. To ride 50or 60 miles a day in the bush for several consecutive days, carrying provisions and sleeping at times under a gum tree, was no uncommon experience in a country minister's duties at that time. After Mr Hetherington's arrival in Melbourne, to succeed the Rev. James Forbes at the Scots' Church, he took a great interest in the negotiations for the union of the Presbyterian Churches, and worked assiduously for its accomplishment, which he witnessed in April, 1859. From that time he officiated as clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church, with the exception of one year, when the honour of the moderator's chair was conferred upon him. In consequence of Mr Hetheringtons advanced age and feeble health, arrangements were recently made for his retirement from the active charge of the congregation (his status as senior minister to be retained) on the arrival of the Rev. Charles Strong, who is on his way to this colony in the ship Bin Cruachan He died, however, in harness. Mr Hetherington leaves four grown-up children. His wife, it will be remembered, died, suddenly two years ago. His unaffected manners and kindly disposition endeared him to numbers outside of his own denomination, and there are few old colonists whose loss will be so widely mourned. The funeral took place on Thursday afternoon


 
Item: 184784
Surname: Hill (obit)
First Name: Joseph
Ship: -
Date: 19 August 1902
Place: Singleton
Source: Singleton Argus
Details: The death of another very old resident of the district, in the person of Mr Joseph Hill, occurred on Sunday morning last at about 2 a.m. The deceased was a native of Leicester, in England, and was over 82 years of age at the time of his demise. He had resided in this district for some 45 years, and was for many years in the service of Mr John Alford, at Maryvale, Jerrys Plains, where he was regarded as faithful and trustworthy. Of late years, the deceased had resided with Mrs Atkinson, of George-street, Singleton, and, on account of his great age, was very feeble, mentally and physically. He had been attended, occasionally, by Dr. Bowman, but it was evident for some time that a natural senile decay was setting in, and that the end was approaching. Deceased was tenderly cared for by Mrs Atkinson up to the time of his demise, and the mortal remains were interred in the Anglican cemetery yesterday.


 
Item: 178374
Surname: Hobbs (obit.,)
First Name: William
Ship: -
Date: 14 April 1871
Place: Wollongong
Source: Illawarra Mercury
Details: Death of Mr. William Hobbs. We regret to have to record the decease of Mr. William Hobbs, who, for the past five years and a half, occupied the position of Governor of the Gaol in this town. For a considerable time past Mr. Hobbs was in a failing state of health, (we believe from an affection of the heart and liver), and about six months ago he obtained a month s leave of absence, and visited some other parts of the colony, but experienced little benefit from the change. Latterly it became painfully evident that he was gradually sinking, and on Sunday, the 2nd instant, his illness assumed an alarming aspect, and Dr. Morton then pronounced that all hopes of his recovery were at an end. He lingered, however, under much pain, until Friday night last, when a violent attack of his disease again came on, and death put an end to his suffering about half-past two o clock on Saturday morning. The deceased occupied the position of Chief Constable in the Northern districts for many years, and for two or three years prior to his appointment to Wollongong, he was Governor of the Gaol at Windsor. Mr. Hobbs was very much and deservedly respected by all who knew him. In a sentence, he was a most efficient and assiduous officer, an affectionate husband and father, and an unobtrusive and esteemed member of society. He leaves behind him a widow and a. large and respectable family (several of whom are comparatively young), to deplore their loss. The remains of the deceased were interred in the Church of England Burial-ground last Sabbath, having first been taken into the Church. The Rev. Dean Ewing conducted the service, and a large number of the inhabitants paid their last respects to the departed by following his remains to their final resting-place.


 
Item: 161636
Surname: Hogue (obit.,)
First Name: Mrs. Isabella Sophia
Ship: -
Date: 22 January 1929
Place: Vaucluse
Source: SMH
Details: OBITUARY. MRS. I. S. HOGUE. Mrs. Isabella Sophia Hogue, who died at the residence of her daughter (Mrs. E. Horler), at Vaucluse last week, was an old resident of the Newcastle district. A daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. Hancock, she was born 68 years ago at Dungog. Her husband, Mr. John Hogue, died 11 years ago. He was employed In the railway workshops at Newcastle. She leaves two sons (Messrs. J. F. and T. W. Hogue) and two daughtcrs (Mesdames S. Harper and E. Horler). Cannon 0. C. J. Van officiated at the graveside, in the Presbyterian portion of the Sandgate Cemetery. The mourners Included Messrs. F. Hancock, H. Hancock, and O. Hancock (brothers), Mesdames G. Gorton, \V. Fitness, and O. Irwin (sisters), Messrs. J. F. and T. W. Hogue, Mesdames S, Harper and E. Horler, and Messrs. S. Harper and E. Horler (sons in-law)


 
Item: 161638
Surname: Hooke (nee Mackay) (obit.,)
First Name: Mrs. Sybella Jane
Ship: -
Date: 14 May 1941
Place: Dungog
Source: SMH
Details: OBITUARY. MRS. SYBELLA HOOKE. Mrs Sybella Jane Hooke, who died at Dungog recently, at the age of 86 had lived in the district since 1855. She was the widow of Mr Frederlrk Augustus Hooke whom she married in 1874. Both she and her husband were members of pioneering families. Mrs Hooke's father was the late Mr. George Mackay who settled in Australia with his parents in 1833. He became leader of the Clan Mackay in Scotland a few years later but did not leave Australia to assume the title.


 
Item: 188922
Surname: Hughes (obit)
First Name: William Edmund
Ship: -
Date: 8 March 1934
Place: Branxton
Source: Maitland Daily Mercury
Details: The oldest pioneer of the Branxton district, Mr. William Edmund Hughes, of McMullen s road, East Branxton, celebrated the 90th anniversary of his birth day on Monday. Mr. Hughes was born at West Maitland on March 5, 1841, at. a place located where Hart s jewellery shop now stands. At the time his father, who was a native of Wales, was a pilot on one of the boats at Newcastle. When Mr. Edmund was four months old his parents moved to Branxton, where his father became keeper of the Don O Connell Public House and since then Mr. Hughes has not been away from this locality for more than twelve months. He attended school first in Maitland under the tuition of a schoolmaster named Mr Dunne, and later a private school situated in those days on the site of the present resldence of Mr. C. Edmonds, sen., at East Branxton. At the age of 14 years Mr. Hughes started as a carrier, chiefly drawing produce from the northern towns to be loaded on the boats at Morpeth, and taking other necessaries back to these towns, travelling per bullock team as far west as Dubbo from Maitland


 
Item: 170511
Surname: Hungerford (obit)
First Name: Robert
Ship: -
Date: 27 March 1897
Place: Maitland
Source: Maitland Weekly Mercury
Details: Obituary of Robert R. Hungerford of Bush Villa near Owlpen not far from Maitland. Husband of Ellen nee Winder. Son of Emanual Hungerford who was the original proprietor of Farley Estate. He was a brother of Mrs. Chapman wife of Rev. Robert Chapman and a brother of Septimus, Thomas and Percy Hungerford


 
Item: 162217
Surname: Kealy (obit.,)
First Name: Edward
Ship: -
Date: 23 July 1867
Place: Upper Paterson
Source: MM
Details: On Thursday night last our respected neighbour, Mr Fdward Kealy, sen , of Summer Hill Paterson River, died suddenly, at his residence, at the advanced age of seventy years. 'The funeral took place on Sunday, three p.m ,the attendance being the largest we have ever witnessed in a. similar occasion in a country district, numbering upwards of three hundred persons and proving the great estimation of the worthy man of all who knew him. The remains were carried to the churchy yard on the property, the pall-bearers being E.G. Cory ,warden of the district; Mr. Nowlan, ' M.P. ; Messrs. James M'Cormack, and G. J. Frankland, J.P.s ; and Messrs. E. Doyle and W. Corner. Owing to the day, it was impossible to procure the services of a clergyman ;but the burial service of the Roman Catholic Church was read in a most appropriate manner by Mr. Stapleton after which Mr, Knowlan addressed a few remarks to those present, bearing testimony to the high character and moral worth of the deceased, who in every relation of life had discharged his duty in the most praiseworthy manner.Mr. Cory also, from an experience of over forty years, testified to the sterling character of the late Mr. Kealy, particularly dwelling upon the good qualities as a neighbour and friend. Mr. Kealy's loss will be much felt in this district, where he was deservedly respected and beloved. - Upper Paterson July, 16..


 
Item: 184783
Surname: Kelly (obit)
First Name: Philip (Phillip)
Ship: -
Date: 19 August 1902
Place: Singleton
Source: Singleton Argus
Details: On Saturday morning, Mr Philip Kelly expired at his residence, in Bathurst-street, at the advanced age of 85 years. De- ceased was a native of London, but had lived in this district for about 60 years, and was much respected by all who knew him. He leaves a wife and family of seven sons and two daughters. All these are living in the State, and the wife and one son lived with deceased up to the time of his death, which was peaceful and resembled the gentle flickering out of Life s brief candle. Of late years deceased s sight had failed him, so that blindness was added to the other afflictions that are borne in the train of age. The deceased s residence in the district having been so long, his reminiscences connected there with were very interesting. He was a close student of the problems and questions of his time, and possessed a quaint and descriptive turn of philosophy. The remains were interred in the Catholic cemetery yesterday forenoon


 
Item: 25622
Surname: Kemp (obit.,)
First Name: Charles
Ship: -
Date: 16 September 1864
Place: Sydney
Source: Illustrated Sydney News
Details: THE LATE MR. CHARLES KEMP. A DEEP feeling of regret has been occasioned in this city by the death of Mr. Charles Kemp, for many years a partner in the proprietary of the Sydney Morning Herald. For some time past he had been suffering from disease of the heart, which terminated fatally on the, 25th of August. Mr. Kemp was an Englishman by birth ; he emigrated to this Colony with his parents in 1825. Shortly after attaining his majority, Mr. Kemp be- came a contributor to the Sydney Monitor, and in a few months accepted a permanent engagement on that journal ; he afterwards joined the reporting staff of the Sydney Morning Herald, and continued in that vocation until 1841, when he joined Mr. John Fairfax in purchasing the paper from Messrs. Stokes and Stephens. Mr. Kemp proved fully equal to his new position : his business habits, kind dis- position, and thorough honesty, gained him the respect and goodwill of all with whom he came in contact. In 1853, Mr. Kemp, having realised an independence, 'disposed of his interest in the Herald, and since that time has been more prominently before the public. For several years he discharged the duties of a magistrate with the most thorough impartiality, and in 1860 he was elected Member of the Legislative Assembly for Liverpool Plains, but lost his seat at the ensuing general elections, chiefly owing to his refusal to disguise his real opinions, or promise to stultify his- judgment by adopting the popular cry, and was soon after ap- pointed to a seat in the Legislative Council, which he held up to the time of his death. As a private citizen he devoted much of his time in developing the resources of the Colony ; he was, for several years chairman of the directory of the Australian Steam Navigation Company, and, on his retirement from that office, received a very hand- some testimonial in acknowledgment of his ser- vices; he was also a director of several other Iocal commercial institutions, and a fellow of St. John's College. He was warmly attached to the Church of England, and his munificent contributions to the cause of religion were only equalled by his un- ostentatious acts of benevolence; the claims of poverty never appealed to his sympathy in vain. In a leading article in the Sydney Morning Herald his former partner, Mr. John Fairfax, thus bears testimony to his worth:-"The name of Charles Kemp will be mentioned amongst us with lasting veneration. Affectionate in family life-upright in business-incapable of anything tortuous or mean liberal in the employment of his wealth-firm in his friendships as in his convictions-active in the promotion of all that was beneficent ;-such h was. A good man has fallen. Alas! one of our was. A good man has fallen. Alas! one of our best, kindest, most useful citizens has passed away for ever. " Mr. Kemp was buried in tbe Church of England cemetery, atFix this text Newtown; his remains were followed to their last resting place by a very large number of the principal inhabitants of this city, and by many of his former employs, by whom he was deeply and deservedly regretted.


 
Item: 168822
Surname: Kemp (obit.,)
First Name: Simon
Ship: -
Date: 21 February 1867
Place: Newcastle
Source: SMH
Details: Simon Kemp, father of the late Mr. Charles Kemp, a very old and respected resident died at Newcastle on Tuesday last. He was mayor during the past year and his term of office expired within a few minutes of his death. His funeral took place on the 7th instant


 
Item: 164653
Surname: Kimmorley (obit.,)
First Name: Mrs. James
Ship: -
Date: 19 November 1930
Place: Winton Station
Source: The Brisbane Courier
Details: Obituary - The death of Mrs. James Kimmorley, sen., relict of the late James Kimmorley, of Winton Station, occurred on November 12. For fifty years Mrs.Kimmorley had been a resident of the Goondiwindi district. The late Mrs. Kimmorley was a member of the Judge family of the Hunter River district, and was a native of Dalwood. She married in 1874 and with Mr. Kimmorley went from Inverell to Winton Station, where, until a few years ago, she had since resided. Her husband predeceased her in 1924. Of the family of seven sons and one daughter two sons died several years ago in West Australia



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