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Blanche R SMITH

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NSW Birth 3917/1873 SMITH BLANCHE ROSINA - JOHN HENRY - CAROLINE - NEWTOWN

Looking for marriage and death of Blanche's parents, thanks.
 

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Caroline – June 1887
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/13651490?searchTerm=caroline smith

headstone has age 50 – buried Rookwood section CC Row 6 – wife of above Old C of E

Caroline Raker (William Raker) married 27 Nov 1853 St Mary Islington to John Smith (John Smith) – Parish Church.
Caroline daughter of William & Hester Rakes baptised 3 April 1831 Queen Charlton Somerset

arrival – John 25 mason Cluton Somerset, Carolin 24 wife b same & Henry Joseph infant b same arrived 27 May 1855 from Milton Hants on ship “Constitution”

John b 5 Feb 1830 Clutton Somerset – James & Elizabeth Smith FHL 1526552 ref 85– died 3 Feb 1874 NSW – trees have his death 1874 NSW

Blanche married 10 May 1899 Kogarah to George Henry Martin (1868-1930) & she died 8 July 1944
 

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Headstone has age 50 – buried Rookwood section CC Row 6 – wife of above Old C of E

There is no John Smith in Rookwood on Findagrave.

Caroline Smith unknown – 18 Jun 1887
Rookwood, Cumberland Council, New South Wales, Australia
Plot info: Zone B Section CC Grave 234
 
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This is the burial for that John Smith.

John Smith Date of Death: N/A Date of Burial: 26 Feb 1874 Age: 46 Plot: Presbyterian 5_Zone A/#/849

There is no burial at Rookwood in the same area CC_Zone B as Caroline for a John Smith.

No mention of Caroline in that 1874 notice.
 

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Empire – 27 Feb 1874

On February 24th at Burwood, John Smith Esq of Aberdeen Scotland, manager of the Aberdeen Steam Navigation Company. Buried 26 Feb 1874 Necropolis.

Another one – SMH – 13 Feb 1874
On Jan 9 at the Infirmary, John Smith aged 43

Blanche’s marriage SMH 17 June 1899

MARTIN-SMITH – May 10 at St Paul’s Church Kogarah by Rev Arthur C Corlette, George Henry (Harry) 2nd son of William Martin Balmain to Blanche Rosetta (Rosie), youngest daughter of the late John Henry Smith of Newtown
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/14245312?searchTerm=martin - blanche smith

I wonder..

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/222085408?searchTerm=john henry smith - newtown
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/13550437?searchTerm=john henry smith - newtown

Anc has on family trees - father John died 3 Feb 1874 – paper has 19 Jan 1874 at the Infirmary age 43
 

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Thanks Val.

NSW Death SMITH JOHN H 3923/1884 JAMES DIED ENMORE NEWTOWN * 3 Jan

Same address.

The Sydney Morning Herald - Sat 18 Jun 1887 p.1
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SMITH.-June 17, at her residence, Duke of Edinburgh Hotel, Enmore, Newtown, Caroline, relict of the late John Henry Smith, aged 56 years.
 

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