ATKINS, Harriet Mrs. Harriet Guidi, a colonist of 79 years, died at the residence of her son (Mr. J. S. Guidi), Brookside, Magill, on Friday. She was born at Cublington, Buckinghamshire, 81 years ago. With her parents she arrived in South Australia at the age of two years, in the ship David Malcolm. Mr. and Mrs. Atkins, with their little daughter, settled in the Charleston and Woodside district, as pioneer farmers. By the time she reached her sixteenth year, Miss Atkins had lost both parents. In 1864 she was married to Mr. Domenico Guidi. Mr. Guidi died about 20 years ago. In 1888 Mr. and Mrs. Guidi went to Broken Hill, where one of their sons had established himself in business. Mr. Guidi, sen., opened a general store at the Barrier, and also travelled through the western districts, doing an extensive business with the shearing sheds and stations on the Darling. On the discovery of the Western Australian goldfields, Mr. and Mrs. Guidi went to Esperance Bay, and remained there for three years, when they returned to South Australia and made their home in Adelaide. Mrs. Guidi was an enthusiastic church worker, and was a constant attendant at the Pirie Street Methodist Friday evening meetings. Her only brother, Mr. Thomas Atkins, who is 79 years of age, resides at Oakleigh (V.). The surviving members o! the family are Messrs. J. S. Guidi (Magill), A. D. Guidi (Broken Hill), and Mrs. E. Dearlove (Largs Bay), There are four grandchildren.
The Register Wednesday 09 November 1927 page 19
BARKER Thomas, Emma Anne GROWCUT, child, Henrietta Elizabeth Malcolm (b@sea) BARNES James, wife, 2 ch (Wm, Hrt?) BATCH John, Hannah SUTTON, child (d@sea) BLYTH Jane Walkston/Haulkerston BOUCH Joseph BOUNDY Cornelius, Ann ROWE (m@sea), (My Jane b 1948-03-28) BRENNAN William, (wife, Wm Francis d aft arr?) BROOKS Emma BUTTERS John, Rebecca KNIGHT, child BYRNE John BYRNE Mary CATH?N George, wife, child CHIRGWIN William Matthew, wife, John, Mtn, Crln, 2 ch inc Christiana, (Mgt?) CLARKE Robert COLEMAN William, Harriet TAYLOR, child (Martha?)
An old resident of South Australia, Mr. George Craker, of Magill, died on November 7, at the age of 82 years. He arrived in the ship David Malcolm in 1848, and entered the employ of Messrs. Brown and Thompson, Adelaide. He subsequently engaged for a time in the shingle, industry at Magill in the early days. Going to Mount Gambier in 1860, he went into business as a carpenter and contractor. After a residence of 14 years at the Mount, he returned to Magill, and about 25 years ago opened an ironmongery business, but losing his eyesight he retired in 1898. He was a member of the Oddfellows' Lodge for 60 years, and occupied all the various offices of the order. Four sons (Messrs. James Craker, Broken Hill; Thomas Craker, H Craker, and Edward Craker) one daughter (Mrs. H Foster of Brown Hill Creek) 20 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren survive.
Chronicle Saturday 21 November 1908 page 44
CROWLE John, Ann CROCKER, Wm, Jas, John, 5 ch inc Thos, Eliz Ann, (My, Cath) CURNOW Thomas, Elizabeth (wife), My Ann, Thos D?R?E / (DARGE? / DARKE?) William, wife, 2 ch DAVIS John DAVIS Samuel DOWLING Robert DRIVER John, Mary Ann THOMPSON, Crln, Eliz EASOM David EDMONDS William FARR Christopher, Elizabeth GILBERT FOYLE Edwin, Mary Ann PRICE FOYLE John, wife, child (Edwin?) FOYLE Caroline, Fanny FROST William, Rebecca HARRISON, child, Fanny, Rachel (d aft arr), Thos (b@sea, d aft arr) FROST Samuel, Ann SMITH, Martha FROST Jabez, Mary Ann TAYLOR, child (b & d@sea)
GAMLEN Eli, Charlotte BIDWELL
GAMLEN, Eli Mr. Eli Gamlen, who died at his daughter's residence, First-avenue, St. Peters, in his 93rd year, was born at Lympsham, Somersetshire. He arrived in Adelaide in the ship David Malcolm on March 25, 1848. He went to the Melbourne gold digging, and afterwards began lime burning at North Adelaide. In 1854 he took up a farm at Bagot's Gap, where he remained for many years, and then removed to Eurilpa, His wife died in August, 1902. He leaves three sons and five daughters Messrs. W. H. and F. G. Gamlen (Kapunda). R. C. Gamlen (New South Wales), Mesdames P. J. Walsh (Koppio), A. Brown (Thebarton), J. I. Brown (St. Peters) , T. and D. Townsend (Western Australia). There are 44 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren, and a number of great-great-grandchildren.
Chronicle 09 October 1920 page 20
GARBUTT William Whitehead, Ann (wife, d aft arr), 2 ch inc Wm Whitehead (d aft arr) GREEN George GREGORY William Parnell, Ann HARRIS, 4 ch GROWCUT Elisabeth, Sarah Ann HARDING James Henry, Ann PARSONS, 5 ch inc John Hy, Jas Hy, Joseph, Wm (b@sea) HARDING William (brother of Jas Hy snr) HILL Stephen HILL Thomas HUNT Matthew, Elizabeth LEMON, Em Jane, Edwin Jas JARRAN Edward JENKINS Charles, wife, 4 ch inc Samuel, Grace
KEMPSTER, Joseph jnr. Mr. Joseph Kempster, of Pepper street, Magill, who died on September 29, was born in England in 1844 and arrived in South Australia in 1848 in the ship David Malcolm with his parents, three sisters, and a brother. They lived for a short time in Kensington, and then moved to Magill, where he lived almost continuously, except for a short period on Eyre Peninsula. The first years were spent in farm work. Afterwards he joined the out door staff of Auldana vineyards, where lie remained for 21 years. afterwards joining Penfolds, by which he was employed for 30 years. He joined the Norwood branch of the Independent Order of Oddfellows, Manchester Unity, and was afterwards transferred to the Magill branch, of which he was a very active past grand master and past trustee. He has left a widow, a son, and a daughter.
The Advertiser Thursday 04 October 1934 page 17
LANGSFORD John Binding, Mary Ann BRYANT, James/(John Philip), Wm John, Hannah Maria LEE William, wife (Elizabeth?), Jemima, child (Thos Smithells?) LEMON Sarah MATTERS Robert, Mary NORTHCOTE, 2 ch (1 b@sea) MATTERS William, Elizabeth BICKLE, Sarah, John MEEK James, Sophia KEELY, 3 ch inc Wm, Agatha MELLOR Abraham, Hannah (wife) MESSENGER Thomas MEYMOTT Charles MOYLE Richard MURFITT Richard NEALES J J NICHOLSON James, wife, Jas, Mary OKE Philip James, Jemima Eliz Gould CROSS, Jemima Gould, Philip Sam OSTLER George (d aft arr) PAULL John
PEARCE William, Susannah COLES, Em Leah, Polly, Clara Eliz, Malcolm (b@sea)
PEARCE, William snr. Mr. William Pearce, sen., aged 79 years, died on Tuesday morning following an attack of influenza. The deceased came from Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, and with bis wife sailed for south Australia in February, 1848, in me ship DavidMalcolm, arriving at Port Adelaide the May following. For some little time he worked at his trade as a tailor in Adelaide. In 1849 he removed to Burra and carried on his business, but on the opening up of the goldfields in Victoria he left for that colony and remained there for about two years. Returning to Burra he resumed operations as a tailor for some years, after which he engaged in farming pursuits, which did not prove very successful. He was a member of the Burra Burra Lodge for over 49 years, having joined in March, 1850. He took a very active part in lodge matters, and passed through all the various offices. For many years be was treasurer of the lodge, and in 1878 he was appointed to the combined offices of financial secretary and treasurer, which he retained and carried out the various duties until 1894, when meeting with a serious accident be had to resign bis position. His services rendered were of the most faithful character, and always gave the greatest satisfaction. His wife, 80 years of age, still survives, and 4 daughters, I son, 32 grand-children and 7 great-grandchildren. He was a member of the Wesleyan Church, and took a very active part in Church matters, and was highly respected by all. An in memoriam service will be conducted at the Wesleyan Church on Sunday evening by the Rev. W. G. Clarke. The funeral will take place to-day at 2-20.
Burra Record Wednesday 15 November 1899 page 3
ROBINSON Stephen, Sarah CHAPMAN, Stephen (d@sea), Wm, Jas
ROGERS John Phillips, Elizabeth LUKE, 4 ch inc Eliza Paull, My Hannah Paull
ROGERS, Eliza Paull The death has occurred of Mrs. Eliza Paull Gent, widow, of Mr. Charles James Gent. She was a colonist of over 74 years, having arrived in South Australia with her father, the late Mr. John Phillips Rogers, in the ship David Malcolm, in 1848. Although more than 82 years old, her memory was wonderfully accurate and keen, and she possessed extra ordinary vitality and energy until about eight weeks ago when she was the victim of a seizure. She was a native of Cornwall, being born in Redruth on January 18, 1840. She was married in 1857, She leave three sons— the; Rev. C. J. H. Gent, of St. Cyprian's Church, North Adelaide; Mr. H. C. P. Gent, manager of Messrs. Harrison & Ramsay, of Perth, Western Australia, and Mr. V. E. L. Gent, of Messrs. D. & J. Fowler, and two daughters—Mrs. L. S. Dean, of North Perth, Western Australia, and Miss Gent, of North Adelaide. The burial service was conducted by the Dean of Adelaide, the first part being held in St. Cyprian's Church.
Chronicle Saturday 12 August 1922 page 33
SAUNDERS William SECOMBE Henry, Margaret ROWE, Hy SEMMENS Ebemah SEMMENS Grace, child SEMMENS Richard, Grace TREVISE, John, Thos, Rd SEXTON Jonathan Rooke, Harriet ALBY SPRINGBETT Edward SPRINGBETT Eleanor SPRINGBETT John Lawes
SPRINGBETT Samuel Mr. Samuel Springbett, who died at Sandy Creek, near to Gawler, on February 11, was one of the oldest and most respected settlers of that district. He was a native of Wiltshire, and was born 85 years ago. He came to South Australia in the David Malcolm with his father, two brothers, and a sister, in March, 1848, and commenced farming at Lyndoch shortly afterwards. In the early fifties he went to the Victorian gold diggings, and on his return married and settled at Sandy Creek, where he became one of the most successful agriculturists. Mr. Springbett was one of the founders of the original school at Sandy Creek, and was a trustee when it was handed over to the Government. He was likewise President of the local institute, and Chairman of the Barossa West District Council for many years. He was made a life honourary member of the Gawler Agricultural Society, and was a member of the Gawler Baptist Church for a long period. There survive a widow, two sons (Messrs. Samuel and Albert Springbett, of Sandy Creek), and 15 grandchildren.
Adelaide Observer Saturday 21 February 1903 page 34
TAYLOR Joseph, wife TOMAN Elizabeth (w?), 3 ch inc My Ann, Wm TONNELL William TREMAINE William, Maria BUCKINGHAM, 2 ch inc Wm Hy WALKER John Bingham, Ann BATEMAN (d aft arr) WATKINS William, Elizabeth ATKINS, Fdk, child (d@sea) WAYWOOD Mary WHITCOMB George, Sarah HEATH WHITHICH Charles WILLIAMS Elizabeth, ch John, Eliz, Wm, Thos WILLIAMS Richard, wife (Jenefery HOLMAN?), 4 ch (inc Thos, My, John?) WILLIAMS William, wife, 4 ch WRIGHT Elizabeth