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George Alexander PARK

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Hello,

George Alexander PARK b. 1870 Dublin, Ireland

- parents William Stewart PARK & Mary ROBINSON

Marriage 9115/1901 PARK GEORGE A - PERDRIAU CLARA - DRUMMOYNE

Arrived in Australia ???

Death 28359/1946 PARK GEORGE ALEXANDER - WILLIAM STEWART 76 YRS PENRITH

Brother:

William Stewart PARK b. 8 Sep 1868 Dublin, Ireland d. 7 Dec 1936 Artarmon, NSW

Death 20288/1936 PARK WILLIAM STEWART - WILLIAM STEWART - MARY - CHATSWOOD


Something is wrong. :eek: W S PARK senior and junior are said to be Presbyterians from Aberdeen, Scotland.

Death 12281/1925 PARK WILLIAM S 81 YEARS CHATSWOOD CHATSWOOD

Regards,

Dave
 
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The Sydney Morning Herald - Saturday 23 November 1946 p.36
DEATHS
PARK.-November 21, 1946, at Blaxland, George Alexander, father of Clifford, Ruth, Stewart, Isabel, and Helen. Privately interred.


Children
25965/1902 PARK RUTH - GEORGE A - CLARA - RYDE
20672/1903 PARK GEORGE R - GEORGE A - CLARA - DRUMMOYNE d. 1903
22492/1906 PARK STEWART R - GEORGE A - CLARA - BURWOOD
33749/1907 PARK MARY - GEORGE A - CLARA - BURWOOD d. 1919
2246/1909 PARK ISABEL - GEORGE A - CLARA - BURWOOD
27357/1911 PARK HELEN - GEORGE A - CLARA - DRUMMOYNE
 
The children match the death notice except for Clifford. He was a son by a previous marriage.

So if the family was from Aberdeen why were two sons born in Dublin?

Can their reg be found there to prove it?

name: George Alexander Park
registration district: Dublin North
event type: BIRTHS
registration quarter and year: 1870
estimated birth year:
age (at death):
mother's maiden name:
film number: 101047
volume number: 12
page number: 590
digital folder number: 4187287
image number: 00340

name: William Stewart Park
registration district: Dublin North
event type: BIRTHS
registration quarter and year: 1868
estimated birth year:
age (at death):
mother's maiden name:
film number: 101045
volume number: 12
page number: 600
digital folder number: 4187285
image number: 00335
 
name: William Stewart Park
registration district: Dublin North
event type: MARRIAGES
registration quarter and year: 1866
estimated birth year:
age (at death):
mother's maiden name:
film number: 101250
volume number: 17
page number: 565
digital folder number: 4179383
image number: 00149

name: Mary Robinson
registration district: Dublin North
event type: MARRIAGES
registration quarter and year: 1866
estimated birth year:
age (at death):
mother's maiden name:
film number: 101250
volume number: 17
page number: 565
digital folder number: 4179383
image number: 00158

I'm puzzled. :D
 
If he came to Australia as a young man how is it that he marries in Dublin in 1866? The initials W. and G. for his two sons fit those born in Dublin.

The Sydney Morning Herald - Thursday 3 September 1925 p.12
DEATH OF MR. W. S. PARK.
Mr. William Stewart Park, for many years a well-known Pitt-street chemist, died at his home in Albert-avenue, Chatswood, on Tuesday evening, aged 81 years.
Mr. Park, who was born in Aberdeen, Scotland, came to Australia as a young man, and spent two years in Melbourne, before taking up permanent residence in Sydney.
...
Mr. Park was twice married. He is survived by a widow and two sons, Messrs. W. and G. Park, both of Sydney.
...
 
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There are about 5 possible William PARKs in Aberdeen in 1851. No parents on his death reg so we are stuck. Born abt 1844, married in Dublin in 1866, sons born in Dublin in 1868 and 1870, then arrived in Australia (lived in Victoria first) 'as a young man' at 36+. ???

Married twice. Was Mary the 1st or 2nd? Possible for location but not for age.

Death 2793/1929 PARK MARY A - CHARLES 73 YRS CHATSWOOD CHATSWOOD

I can't find a notice in TROVE.
 
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Thanks gibbo. ;)

According to the newspaper W S senior died on 1 Sep not 2 Sep and date of death for junior is way off. He died in 1936 not 1968.

If he arrived in say 1884, that is at age 40, then I'm puzzled by the ref to 'young man' in the obit.
 
Ok then :biggrin: I did say if the info is right :2fun::2fun:


The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954)
Saturday 12 December 1936

OBITUARY.

MR. W. S. PARK.

Mr. William Stewart Park, who died at Artarmon recently, had been associated with the pharmacy business of the city and suburbs for more than 30 years. His father was manager for Washington H. Soul for nine years, after which father and son opened a shop in Pitt-street as W. S. Park and Son. Later on, Mr. Park began business in Chats- wood, where he carried on for 25 years. After disposing of this, he took his family on a trip to England and the continent, and on his return opened another business in Neutral Bay. He was for several year.» hon. treasurer of the New South Wales Association of Master Pharmacists. He left a widow, one son, and two daughters.

The funeral service at the Artarmon Presbyterian Church was largely attended. The interment took place at Rookwood Cemeteiy.
 
No, I'm not getting a copy of G A's death certificate in the hope it says how many years he had been in the colony.

One thing. The 1901 marriage was G A's 2nd - son Clifford from his 1st.

25201/1898 PARK CLIFFORD R - GEORGE A - EVA - RYDE

5776/1979 PARK CLIFFORD RAYMOND - GEORGE ALEXANDA - EVA

7500/1894 PARK GEORGE A - BLACKMAN EVA - WOLLONGONG
 
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Someone is bound to think it if not say it. :rolleyes:

The Sydney Morning Herald - Saturday 6 October 1894 p.1
MARRIAGES
PARK-BLACKMAN.-September 19, at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev. Richard Miller, B.A., George Alexander Park, younger son of William S. Park, Forest Lodge, to Eva, daughter of John Blackman, Farmborough, Unanderra.

Looks like I need to look up some early Electoral Rolls for lots in my tree, not just this lot.
 
So it looks like 1884 - 1894.

Unassisted to Victoria
PARK W MR 48 - DEC 1888 ORIENT B 507 016
PARK WM 11 - DEC 1888 ORIENT B 507 016

Age for William senior does not fit. Oh, this lot rules them out:

PARK —- MRS 48 - DEC 1888 ORIENT B 507 016
PARK DAVID 7 - DEC 1888 ORIENT B 507 016
PARK M MISS 15 - DEC 1888 ORIENT B 507 016
PARK ROBERT 9 - DEC 1888 ORIENT B 507 016
PARK S MISS 17 - DEC 1888 ORIENT B 507 016
 
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Hi Davidham. I am Australian. This looks like my mothers family. Are you related to William Stewart Park and if so how? Ozwendy22:)
 
Hello Ozwendy22,

welcome to FHUK

I'm not a direct descendant but have PERDRIAU in my tree by marriage to FURNER.

Just trying to make sense of the PARK family re 'Presbyterian from Aberdeen' and the registrations from Dublin.

Regards,

Dave
 
My father gave all his genealogy research to a relative. Neil may be able to help you. His email address is.......

Neil is a descendant of George Alexander Park.

Let me know if this does not work out and I will look through my fathers records for you. Wendy


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