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Sunday's Obituary - Lewis Guymer (1862-1934)

Lewis Guymer is my 2nd Great Grand Uncle born in 1862, the son of Alfred Guymer and his wife Hannah Maria Jones. In 1890 he married Harriet Bell who was born in 1872 to William Bell and his wife Elizabeth.  Lewis died in Goulburn in 1934 with Harriet surviving him until 1958.

 Source: OBITUARY. (1934, May 15). Goulburn Evening Penny Post (NSW : 1881 - 1940), p. 2 Edition: DAILY and EVENING. Retrieved August 18, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article103666973


Transcript:

OBITUARY
MR. L. GUYMER

Following a brief illness, the death occurred in a Goulburn hospital on Sunday of Mr. Lewis Guymer, a life long resident of the Goulburn district.  Mr. Guymer, who was in his 72nd year, was only admitted to hospital on Friday.
He was the third son of the late Alfred and Hannah Guymer, late of Marulan and Adelong, early Goulburn pioneers who settled here on their arrival from Suffolk, England.  The late Mr. Lewis Guymer was born at Maxton, Goulburn, and had resided at Marulan practically all his life.  For many years he was caretaker of the Lookdown and Caves at Marulan.
He is survived by a widow, three daughters, Mrs. Cooney (Sydney), Mrs. Grocott (Marulan), and Miss Audrey Guymer (Marulan), and three sons, Kenneth (Goulburn), Clyde (Moss Vale), and Selby (Marulan).  He also leaves two sisters, Mrs. J.R. Jones (Tumut), Mrs. Edward Bell (Tallong), and three brothers, Messrs. Ephrim (Tumut district), Jarvis (Grong Grong, Narrandera), and Frank (Goulburn).  Another sister Mrs. Thurza Marsh (Tumut), and two brothers, James (late of Mummell), and William (late of Goulburn), predeceased him.
The funeral took place at three o'clock yesterday afternoon, leaving Goulburn for the Church of England Cemetery, Marulan.


Lewis Guymer and his wife Harriet Bell had the following children:


  • Selby L Guymer (1892-1973)
  • Alma Keziah Cooney nee Guymer (1893-1979)
  • Olive Rachael Grocott nee Guymer (1895-1950)
  • Ernest Clyde Guymer (1897-1962)
  • Roy Bell Guymer (1901-1902)
  • Kenneth Bernard Guymer (1904-1938)
  • Unnamed Female Guymer (1913-1913)
  • Audrey Valerie Guymer (1914-1996)


NSW BDM Birth Indexes

7929/1862 GUYMER LEWIS ALFRED HANNAH M GOULBURN
10131/1872 BELL HARRIET WILLIAM ELIZABETH GOULBURN
3935/1892 GUYMER SELBY L LEWIS HARRIET ARGYLE
3981/1893 GUYMER ALMA K LOUIS HARRIET ARGYLE
12288/1895 GUYMER OLIVE R LOUIS HARRIET CROOKWELL
3324/1897 GUYMER ERNEST C LOUIS HARRIET GOULBURN
12809/1901 GUYMER ROY R LOUIS HARRIETT GOULBURN
22293/1904 GUYMER KENNETH B LOUIS HARRIET GOULBURN

NSW BDM Marriage Indexes

1735/1858 GUYMER ALFRED JONES HANNAH GOULBURN
1929/1890 GUYMER LOUIS BELL HARRIET ARGYLE
14904/1915 COONEY CHARLES GUYMER ALMA K MOSMAN
4262/1920 GROWCOCK WILLIAM A GUYMER OLIVE R GOULBURN
9108/1920 GUYMER ERNEST C O'NEIL KATIE E MOSS VALE
9108/1920 GUYMER ERNEST C ONEIL KATIE E MOSS VALE
15403/1926 GUYMER KENNETH B MOTHERSDILL GRACE E ASHFIELD

NSW BDM Death Indexes

9218/1902 GUYMER ROY B LOUIS HARRIET GOULBURN
9254/1913 GUYMER FEMALE INFANT LOUIS HARRIET GOULBURN
10205/1934 GUYMER LOUIS ALFRED HANNAH M GOULBURN
102/1938 GUYMER KENNETH BERNARD LOUIS HARRIET SYDNEY
27955/1950 GROCOTT OLIVE RACHEL LOUIS HARRIET GOULBURN
23525/1958 GUYMER HARRIET WILLIAM EMMA GOULBURN
9975/1962 GUYMER ERNEST CLYDE LOUIS HARRIETT BOWRAL
42797/1973 GUYMER SELBY DIED AT YAGOONA AGED 79 YRS BURWOOD
431/1979 COONEY ALMA KEZIA LOUIS HARRIET

Source: Historical Indexes. NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages.  Retrieved from http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/

The Ryerson Index

Surname Given Names Notice Type Date Type Age Other Details Publication Published

GUYMER Lewis Death notice 13MAY1934 Death 71 Goulburn Post 15MAY1934
GUYMER Kenneth B Death notice 16JAN1938 Death 34 Goulburn Post 17JAN1938
GUYMER Kenneth B Death notice 16JAN1938 Death 34 Goulburn Post 18JAN1938
GUYMER Kenneth Bernard Death notice 16JAN1938 Death 34 at Sydney Hospital Sydney Morning Herald 17JAN1938
GROCOTT Olive R Death notice 03DEC1950 Death 55 late of Marulan Goulburn Post 04DEC1950
GUYMER Harriet Death notice 20JUL1958 Death late of Goulburn Goulburn Post 21JUL1958
GUYMER Ernest Clyde Death notice 21APR1962 Death at Bowral District Hospital, late of Moss Vale Sydney Morning Herald 23APR1962
COONEY Alma Kezia Death notice 30DEC1978 Death late of Willoughby Sydney Morning Herald 05JAN1979
GUYMER Audrey Valerie Death notice 25MAY1996 Death 82 late of Goulburn Goulburn Post 27MAY1996

Source: Ryerson Index. Retrieved from http://ryersonindex.net

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