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Sunday's Obituary: James Alfred Guymer

Today's obituary is for my 3rd Great Uncle James Alfred Guymer.   James (also known as Fred) was born c.1858 in New South Wales, Australia, the son of my 3rd Great Grandfather Alfred Guymer (see more here) and his wife Hannah Maria nee Jones. He married my 3rd Great Aunt Hannah Dolphin Jones from my Jones/Quigg line (see more here and here) c.1879 in New South Wales, Australia.  James died on the 6th December 1892 at Baw Baw, New South Wales, three days after his wife Hannah leaving their only known child Ada an orphan (more information on Ada Guymer can be found here). James was buried on the 7th December 1892 at Thurlow Methodist Church Cemetery, Baw Baw which is also known as Baw Baw Cemetery (see here).


Source: Sad Death. (1892, December 6). Goulburn Evening Penny Post (NSW : 1881 - 1940), p. 2. Retrieved  from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article98477645

Transcript:
Sad Death.
A DEATH under peculiarly sad circumstances has to be reported.  On Saturday last we recorded the death at her residence, Rockleigh (Baw Baw), of Mrs. J. A. Guymer.  This morning at about half-past 12, Mr. Guymer, the husband of the deceased, breathed his last.  He had been in a delicate state of health, and the end was accelerated by grief at the loss of his wife.  Mr. Guymer was about 34 years of age.

Source: Obituary. (1892, December 7). Goulburn Herald (NSW : 1881 - 1907), p. 3. Retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article103410105

Transcript:
Obituary.
We regret to record the death of Mr. J.A. Guymer of Rockleigh, Baw Baw, which occurred yesterday morning about half-past twelve.  The circumstances surrounding the death are very painful.  On Saturday last Mrs. Guymer died from hepatic abscess, and this sad event preying on the mind of her husband, who was in a very delicate state of health, no doubt hastened his death.  Mr. Guymer, who was a member of the Goulburn division, Sons of Temperance, was about thirty four years of age, and leaves a daughter of thirteen.


Source: Family Notices (1892, December 6). Goulburn Evening Penny Post (NSW : 1881 - 1940), p. 3. Retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article98477679

Transcript:
Funeral.
THE Members of Goulburn Division, No. 44, Sons of Temperance are requested to ATTEND the FUNERAL of their late Brother, JAMES A. GUYMER, which will leave his late residence, Rockleigh, Baw Baw, for Thurlow Cemetery TOMORROW (WEDNESDAY) AFTERNOON at half-past three o'clock.
H. PURSEHOUSE, R.S.

Issue of James Alfred Guymer and Hannah Dolphin nee Jones:

  • Ada Amy Guymer b. 1879 d. 1937 m. John O.H. Quigg 1908

NSW BDM Birth Registration

GUYMER  JAMES A 4107/1858 ALFRED HANNAH ALBURY
GUYMER  ADA AMY 13988/1879 JAMES A HANNAH D GOULBURN

NSW BDM Marriage Registration

3186/1879 GUYMER FRED JONES HANNAH D GOULBURN
11967/1908 OUIGG JOHN O H GUYMER ADA A REDFERN
11967/1908 QUIGG JOHN O H GUYMER ADA A REDFERN

NSW BDM Death Registration

GUYMER  HANNAH D 2037/1892 JOSEPH D ANNIE ARGYLE
GUYMER  JAMES A 2038/1892 ALFRED HANNAH ARGYLE
QUIGG  ADA AMELIA 7756/1937 JAMES ALFRED HANNAH DOLPHIN CANTERBURY
Source: NSW BDM Indexes.  Retrieved from https://familyhistory.bdm.nsw.gov.au


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