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Death 13 Nov 1929/C04166 Palmer Thomas Henry Esling - Thomas John Palmer - Leonora Stewart

Queensland Times (Ipswich, Qld.) - Sat 16 Nov 1929 p.1
PALMER.-On November 12th, at Dalby Hospital, Thomas Henry Estling (late Ipswich) beloved father of Mrs. C. F. Barnes, Mrs. J. H. Shill, Dalby, Mrs. J. Dunn, West Burlelgh, and T. H. Palmer, Ipswich- Aged 73 years.

Looking for the birth of Thomas H E and the marriage of his parents.


Registration number6462 / 1857
Family name PALMER
Given name( s)Thomas Henry Esling
Place of event:GEELONG, Australia
Mother's name Leonora
Mother's family name at birth BROWNE
Father's Name Thomas

Registration number13668 / 1882
Family name PALMER
Given name(s)Leonora
Place of event:WYCHEPROOF, Australia
Mother's name Mary
Mother's family name at birth UNKNOWN
Father's Name Brown John
Spouse Thomas Palmer
Age 50

Leonora Palmer
BIRTH unknown
DEATH 16 Dec 1882
Wycheproof Lawn Cemetery
Wycheproof, Buloke Shire, Victoria, Australia

Thanks Julie.

Thanks gibbo.

With the death in Qld. and nothing in NSW I was thinking outside Australia.

Looks like NSW BDM will be down for a few days.

Browne and Stewart.

No L* Stewart marriage to Brown(e) in Vic. 1840 - 1900

No L* Brown(e) marriage to Stewart in Vic. 1840 - 1900

No L* Palmer marriage to Stewart in Vic. 1857 - 1900

So only one marriage for Leonora and error with Stewart on 1929 death reg ?
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First birth in Vic. index is in 1856.

I can't find the marriage in Vic. or SA or Qld. or England or FS for Australia.

No Leonora Palmer on Assisted or Unassisted to Vic. lists.

No Leonora Palmer on Assisted list on NSW Records site.

No known death for Thomas senior.

I can't find a notice in Trove for Leonora.
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Something to ponder. Not validated..

A few trees have his marriage [Thomas Palmer Sr] in South Africa..
1850 Pietermaritzburch, South Africa
Leonora Brown

Thomas may have been a soldier in South Africa, another tree has a him as a UK Naval Officer or Rating?
There is this arrival, but he looks to be on his own..

Victoria, Australia, Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists, 1839-1923:
Thos Palmer
Age: 31
Arrival Date: 13 Jul 1854
Port: Melbourne, Australia
Departure: Liverpool
Ship: James Carson
Nationality: English
[Also in PROV]

Some trees have this..

Mrs Palmer
Arrival Date: 12 Jun 1855
Arrival: Williamtown, Australia
Departure: Cape of Good Hope
Ship: Kate Mcwhinney
Nationality: British
[Interesting departure port]

Thanks Geoff.

Probably correct as I can't find it elsewhere.

Can't find marriage on FS.

Leonora Brown
Christening Date: 7 Nov 1830
Christening Place: Ringland, Norfolk
Father's Name: John Brown
Mother's Name: Rhoda Ribbons

Death reg has mother as Mary.
Trying to sort out Leonora, gibbo.

Don't know if #9 is correct for her birth or if Stewart on death reg is just an error in #1.
Inquest into the death of Leonora, so in 1882 Thomas was still alive.

Leonora PALMER Cause of death: Natural causes or general debility; Location of inquest: Quambatook; Date of inquest: 06 Dec 1882

leaves 11 children, 6 girls and 5 boys

Thomas was a miller
Thanks gibbo.

I can't see two marriages for Leonora to explain 'Stewart' either way as maiden name Brown(e) or Stewart.

Leonora could have been born England or South Africa or ...
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