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George William WALKER


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Death Reg# 2072
WALKER George Wm
Father: WALKER Joshua
Mother: Ruth Anna HIRST
Age: 70
Death Place: MBORO
Year: 1930
Reg Place: Victoria

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.) - Sat 22 Feb 1930 p.17
WALKER.-On the 17th February, at Avoca, George William, dearly loved husband of Fanny Thornton Walker, and father of Jeff, Doris, and Daisy. (Buried privately.)

The Sydney Morning Herald - Wed 26 Feb 1930 p.14
WALKER.-February 24, at Avoca (Vic.), result of accident, George William, eldest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Walker of Melbourne, and brother of Frank, Chatswood, Nance (Mrs. E. H. Brodribb), Mosman and Una, Prince's street, Mosman.

No Will on PROV.
Several things gibbo.

The right date and what sort of accident and any inquest.

Thanks. :)
No. Thanks gibbo.

Not finding many queries for 'Wa...' in my tree. I'll have to move to 'We..."
The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954)
Wed 19 Feb 1930 Page 16
AVOCA.— Mr. G. Walker, a local resident, died on Monday, aged 70 years. Deceased was the inventor of an automatic coupling device, and cherished hopes that tlic Railway department would adopt it.


Application for Letters Patent for an invention by George William Walker, titled - An improved automatic coupling 1924 - 1924
Thanks gibbo.

1924 VIC Electoral Roll - Corangamite - Avoca
WALKER George William, Avoca, electrician
WALKER Fannie Thornton, Avoca, home duties
George William
Last nameWalker
SexMale --
Birth year--1858
Birth place---Melbourne
Father's name--Joshua
Mother's name--Ruth Anna Hirst
Registration number--15191
Record set--Victoria Births
Category---Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
Subcategory---Births & baptisms
Collections fromAustralasia

Thanks Ellie,

The family is from Wakefield and several members ended up in Victoria and one moved to NSW.

Birth Reg# 23132
WALKER Ernest Woodford
Father: Joshua
Mother: Ruth Anna HIRST
Birth Place: MELB
Year: 1863

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848-1954) - Sat 21 Nov 1863 p.4
WALKER.-On the 20th inst., at Victoria-street, South Yarra, Mrs. Joshua Walker of a son.

No trace can be found of Ernest? Except perhaps

1912, 1914 & 1917 VIC Electoral Roll - Wimmera - Warracknabeal
WALKER Harry Ernest Woodford, Galaquil West, labourer

I cant find anything on Ernest but while looking i found this.
You may already have seen it or have the info.

Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918)
Sat 14 May 1870
On the 15th March, in the 84th year of his age, at his residence, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, Joshua Walker, Esq, the beloved and honored father of Mr Joshua Walker, of this town.

Thanks gibbo.

This is interesting in that it has a date that seems to be his arrival in Wakefield.

Joshua Walker
Event Type: Residence
Archive Location: Wakefield
Parish or Chapel: Westgate
Death Date: 16 Mar 1870
Residence Date: 31 Oct 1833
Reel Number: Wakefield; WC43
Reference Number: C28/4