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Henry Charles PHILLIPS & Mary Jane ?

Birth PHILLIPS Martin Richard - Henry Charles PHILLIPS & Mary Jane ANDERSON b. 25 May 1881 Currency Creek dist: EnB Book 261 p.348

Looking for deaths of Henry and Mary in SA or WA or Vic. ??


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Stuck re Henry.

Yeah Henry isn't making it easy.
I did find this that might help narrow dates down on him a bit. Son, Martin Richard Phillips has a military record and has his mother as his next of kin [until he married] Address looks to be Western Australia but having his mother noted and not his father left me wondering if he died before 1916 when Martin joined. So maybe looking at a death for Henry Charles before 1916.


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Thanks gibbo.

Yes, it is WA.

This is a typical complicated one.


1925 WA Electoral Roll - Swan - Toodyay
PHILLIPS Martin Richard, Booralaming, farmer
PHILLIPS Jane, Booralaming, housewife


Two divorces that may be linked although not proved. Remarriages for both parties followed by another divorce.
Not sure about Vic. gibbo.

Birth 3034/1891 KILFOYLE Verdie Linda - Wm - Alice Ann STEVENS b. North Fitzroy, Vic.

but both marriages were in WA.

Phillips family may never have been in Vic.
Not sure about that gibbo.

It's the only one with father = Henry Charles and the only one in district Encounter Bay.
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No. Perhaps he vanished or died around 1882. Seems no more children.
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Strathalbyn is a long way north of Encounter Bay.

I've been searching Trove again in 1880s looking in that area.

William Henry Phillips but no Henry Charles.
I have to log out and pack the laptop away, heading home tomorrow so packing the car tonight to leave early in the morning. If nothing more has been found I will have another look in a day or 2 once I get home and sorted.
Found another child for them…
Alice May Phillips b 1883 Nhill Vic – Henry Charles Phillips & Mary Jane Anderson – reg 18524 – she married 24 Sept1908 Northam WA Leslie Charles Hayter
died 1960 Perth WA age 77 yrs. - had 5 children
The Northam Advertiser – Sat 3 Oct 1908 – no Henry Charles mentioned….
Henry’s father from Marriage Index shows as Richard Phillips & Mary’s Charles Donald Anderson – married 11 Feb 1881
Son Martin b 1881 died aged 76 in 1957 Geraldton WA
Thanks Val.

Good to get the name of Henry's father but it may not help find Henry's death.

Ok, we had a suggestion Henry had died by 1916 now possibly by 1908 or 1903.