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Evening News (Sydney, NSW) - Wed 4 Jun 1902 p.4
SHUTE.-June 4, at his residence, "Stonehouse" Glebe, Henry, the youngest son of the late Major James Shute, Royal Marine Light Infantry, and brother of Lieut-Col. J. Shute, H.M.L.I., of Stonehouse, Plymouth, England, in his 74th year.

Henry b. 13 March c. 8 May 1829 East Stonehouse, Devon, England
James SHUTE & Elizabeth Jane

Looking for the marriage of James to Elizabeth and their deaths, thanks.

Also looking for Henry in 1851 and his arrival in NSW by 1857.
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Henry is not with his family in 1841 nor 1851. One boarder in a school in 1841 could be him but there is another Henry in same area born around same time.
Elizabeth Jane Cross married James Shute, Minehead with consent of her mother Sarah Cross 1 Nov 1819.
Witnesses John Southcomb, Jane Ball Bradley and Harriet Ball Cross.
They had Ellen and James in Minehead and then moved to East Stonehouse to have rest of children
Mary 1830, Elizabeth 1832, Henry and Harriet 1834
Can find James and Elizabeth Jane in Bristol in 1851 and Teignmouth 1861. James retired captain by 1851.
Can't find Henryin the Censuses.
James Shute died Mar 1868 Chippenham 5a 39 age 83. Probate was awarded to Elizabeth Jane Shute 24 April 1868 and according to that entry James died 15 March 1868.
Elizabeth Jane died Dec 1874 Kensington 1a 94 age 74
NSW Marriage V1829648 13/1829 WEST JOSEPH - PEISLEY SARAH - CB

Page 43
Marriages solemnized in the Parish of Saint John Parramatta in the County of Cumberland in 1829
No. 170
Joseph West F Junior of the Parish of Bathurst
Sarah Peisley F Spinster of the Parish of Parramatta
married in this Church by Licence with consent of Friends
this Twenty fifth day of April 1829 By me Charles P. N. Wilton M.A. Chaplain
Parties signed:
Witnesses: Martha Peisley of Parramatta, C Larkin of Parramatta

F = Free

Don't know why is has 'Junior' as Joseph's father was Thomas. It's not the name of the vessel.