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Thomas/Hedley/Edley PACKER

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RG11 Piece 2497 Folio 122 Page 3
Civil Parish: Ss Philip And Jacob (Out)
County: Gloucestershire
Registration District: Barton Regis
Address: 4 Clarence Rd
Charles Packer Head Mar M 55 Butcher Bristol, Gloucestershire
Harriett Packer Wife Mar F 50 Bristol, Gloucestershire
John Packer son Single M 28 Dealer In Cattle Bristol, Gloucestershire
Alfred G Packer son M 16 Dealer In Cattle Bristol, Gloucestershire
Thomas E Packer son M 11 Scholar Bristol, Gloucestershire
Careoline Morris servant F 33 Bristol, Gloucestershire


Arrived 1881 - 1891 ???

NSW Marriage 6515/1891 PACKER EDLEY G - WILLIAMS EMILY - PARRAMATTA ** 26 Mar

Deaths
3707/1937 PACKER THOMAS HEADLEY 67 YRS NEWTOWN NEWTOWN ** 9 Feb
3760/1947 PACKER EMILY MAY - WILLIAMS 72 YRS - NEWTOWN ** 3 Feb
 
NSW Birth 36532/1912 PACKER EVELYN E - HEDLEY T - EMILY - WATERLOO ** 9 Aug

Evelyn's birth cert. has her father as Hedley Thomas, 40 b. Glouc., England.

Age is a bit out. This is the only one that seems to fit:

Births Jun Qtr 1869
Packer Thomas Edward Clifton 6a 131
 
Arrived 1881 - 1891 ???

NSW Marriage 6515/1891 PACKER EDLEY G - WILLIAMS EMILY - PARRAMATTA ** 26 Mar

Something not right here, Dave. The census date for 1891 was 5 April :rolleyes:

1891
Civil Parish: St Philip and St Jacob
Ecclesiastical parish: Holy Trinity
County: Gloucestershire
RD: Barton Regis
Sub RD: St Philip
ED: 16; RG12; Piece: 1982; Folio: 4; Page: 4

Charles Packer 62 [b. Bristol. Cattle dealer]
Harriet Packer 58 [do]
Charles Packer 40 [do. Butcher]
John Packer 37 [do. do]
Thomas Packer 22 [do. do]

Geoff
 
Thanks Geoff.

Yes, something is not right.

Marriage 6515/1891 PACKER EDLEY G - WILLIAMS EMILY - PARRAMATTA ** 26 Mar

Can't find a notice in TROVE

Births
25637/1895 PACKER ELLENA THOMAS E EMILY PARRAMATTA
29018/1897 PACKER CHARLES E EDLEY T EMILY ASHFIELD
23168/1901 PACKER PERCY H THOMAS H EMILY LEICHHARDT
26100/1904 PACKER ANNIE G THOMAS E EMILY REDFERN
26100/1904 PACKER FRANCES G THOMAS E EMILY REDFERN
38158/1907 PACKER ALBERT E THOMAS EMILY NEWTOWN
18919/1911 PACKER THELMA M HEDLEY T EMILY M NEWTOWN
36532/1912 PACKER EVELYN E HEDLEY T EMILY WATERLOO

Evelyn's birth cert. has her father as Hedley Thomas, 40 b. Glouc., England.

No parents:
Death 3707/1937 PACKER THOMAS HEADLEY 67 YRS NEWTOWN NEWTOWN ** 9 Feb

It looks as though we have the wrong family in the census.

So born abt 1869 - 1872.

Dave
 
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There doesn't appear to be a suitable birth in Glos. 1870-1874 for Thomas/Edley, there is this in Somerset, about 10-15 miles S of Bristol. The NSW info points to 1872

Births Q2 1872
PACKER Thomas
Wells
5c 592

Geoff
 
There are quite a few trees with varying theories, one has this [referring to a family photo], not checked any of it yet..

"on the back of it has written probably from Fay Leishman Born 21/05/1874 Born 1869 58 yrs Emily May Packer Thomas Hedley Packer Nee Williams Alvina Packer 37yrs Edwards Ellena born 1895 80 Yrs Eliza Williams Born 21/04/1852 Nee Gordon 34yrs remarried 1886 Eliza Edwards Died 1937 85 yrs"

Geoff
 
I can't see a divorce.

Birth 12858/1874 WILLIAMS EMILY ABRAHAM ELIZA LIVERPOOL ** 21 May

That must be the Eliza nee Gordon who remarried.
 
This may be useful, another photo with info on the back suggests he had an elder sister, Edith..

"on the back Edith Duncan Nee Packer Thomas Hedley's eldest sister Husband Olly Photo Possibly around 1925"

Geoff
 
Right ones this time ?

Births Sep 1865
Packer Edith Stow on W 6a 340

Births Jun 1869
Packer Thomas Henry Stow on W. 6a 361
 
I'll catch you in a few hours Geoff. I'll try to do some gardening between showers. Forecast for rain all this week and I have work that needs to be done.

Dave
 
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