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William Henry Luke MITCHELL

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Death 4 Jan 1913/C03469 Mitchell William - John Mitchell - Mary Luke

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/19881726
The Brisbane Courier (Qld.) - Tue 7 Jan 1913 p.7
PERSONAL
Information has been received here that Mr. William Mitchell, a prominent Western resident, died in the Hillcrest Hospital at Rockhampton on Saturday night ... Deceased, who was born in Cornwall, ran away from home, and landed in Brisbane in 1862 when only a lad of about 14. ... He was about 66 years of age.
 
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A couple of trees point to this marriage.. If correct, in Qld. by 1868.

"Marriage17 Dec 1868 Gympie, Queensland, Australia
Mary Ann Grogan
(1850–1908)"

Geoff
 
Some trees have this for his father's [John] death..

"Death16 Apr 1855 Camperdown, New South Wales**** to be checked 318/1855 V1855318"

Geoff
 
Thanks Geoff.

The marriage is correct.

I know nothing about his father being in Australia.

Dave
 
Age 14 in 1862 and age about 66 in 1913 so it says. I've tried from 1840 - 1852.

MITCHELL, MARY ANN - LUKE
GRO Reference: 1849 D Quarter in TRURO UNION Volume 09 Page 292
 
John Mitchell
Gwennap, Cornwall, England
marriage notice: 5 March 1837
spouse: Mary Luke

John Mitchell
marriage: 23 March 1837
Gwennap, Cornwall, England
spouse: Mary Luke
GS Film 1595598
 
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If he was b. c1848, these look possibles..

Births Q4 1847
Mitchell William
Truro 9, 285

Births Q3 1849
MITCHELL William Henry
Truro 9, 356

Geoff
 
MITCHELL, WILLIAM - HILL
GRO Reference: 1847 D Quarter in TRURO UNION Volume 09 Page 285

MITCHELL, WILLIAM HENRY - GILES
GRO Reference: 1849 M Quarter in TRURO UNION Volume 09 Page 356

MITCHELL, WILLIAM - LETCHER
GRO Reference: 1849 M Quarter in TRURO UNION Volume 09 Page 340
 
MITCHELL, WILLIAM - HILL
GRO Reference: 1847 D Quarter in TRURO UNION Volume 09 Page 285

MITCHELL, WILLIAM HENRY - GILES
GRO Reference: 1849 M Quarter in TRURO UNION Volume 09 Page 356

MITCHELL, WILLIAM - LETCHER
GRO Reference: 1849 M Quarter in TRURO UNION Volume 09 Page 340
Yeah, just checked, no good :(

Geoff
 
Thanks Geoff.

Looks to be correct family in 1851 and I can't find birth reg for any of the three children.

Dave
 
Another possible..

GRO:
MICHELE, JOHN HENRY
mmn =LUKE
1837 Q4 REDRUTH
Vol 09, Page 195

Geoff

EDIT: Not on the 1841?
 
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