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Cemeteries > Sir Samuel Cemetery


Biographies :-

AKBAR Meer, d 9 Feb 1909, Lime Kilns, Sir Samuel, 35yrs, Occ:- Camel Driver, Cause:- Natural causes, Born:- Peshwan, India, Informant:- Meer JARMAN (Friend), Reg:- East Murchison 13/1910, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

ALLEY Mahomed, d 8 Jul 1904, Sir Samuel, 27yrs, Occ:- Fruiterer, Cause:- Natural supposed, Father:- Fuzal DIN (Silk Merchant), Mother:- ? Bajem, Born:- Lahore, Punjaub, India, in WA 9yrs, Single, Informant:- Aziz Dean – brother, Reg:- East Murchison 19/1904, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

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AYERS Elizabeth Walpole ‘Bessie’, d 17 May 1901, Bellevue GM, Sir Samuel, 31yrs, Occ:- Housewife, Cause:- Suicide by taking a dose of phosphorous. By verdict of the Coroner, Father:- Isaac ARNOLD (Carriage builder), Mother:- Jane WALPOLE, Born:- Wolverton England, In WA 6 yrs, Married in Lawlers WA to Alfred AYRES at age 28yrs, no children. Reg:- East Murchison 8/1901, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

BEAVER George Mouley, d 17 Jan 1906, Mt Sir Samuel, Infant 8 days, Cause:- Premature birth, Father:- Richard John Mouley BEAVER (Amalgamator), Mother:- Kathleen LEONARD, Reg:- East Murchison 5/1906, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

BEHAN Daniel, d 2 Mar 1903, at Sir Samuel, about 45yrs, Occ:- Miner, Cause:- Explosion through boring into a unexploded charge of gelignite. Verdict of the Coroner, Parents unknown, Born:- Co Cork, Ireland, Reg: East Murchison 7/1903, Mining Death:- www.wavmm.com , Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

BEST Muriel Grace, d 14 Jan 1906, Mt Sir Samuel, Child 4yrs 7mths, Cause:- Cardiac Failure, Father:- James Bennetts BEST (Underground Machine Miner), Mother:- Selina MILL, Born Boulder WA, Reg East Murchison 3/1906, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

BUTLER James, d 2 January 1900, Kathleen Valley, Sir Samuel, 50yrs, Occ Miner, Cause:- Natural causes probably from a blood vessel internally, Parents Unknown, Born:- Tralee, Co Kerry, Ireland, In WA for 8 yrs, Single, Reg : East Murchison 1/1900. Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

CAMPA Billie, d 28 Apr 1946, age 80yrs, Buried 1 mile North East

FITZGERALD Ann, d 26 Dec 1904, Sir Samuel, 34yrs, Occ:- Married woman, Cause:- Cardiac embolism following Parturition, Father:- Charles PARRY (Contractor) Mother:- Ann, Born:- Footscray VIC, In VIC 30yrs, In WA 4 yrs, Married to George FITZGERALD in Footscray VIC at age 30yrs, Children:- Mary Joseph 1 month, Informant Husband, Reg:- East Murchison 15/1904, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.CARMINO Alesandro, d 17 May 1905, Sir Samuel, Age unknown, Occ:- Miner, Cause:- Premature Explosion caused by a defective fuse, Verdict of the Coroner 8 Jun 1905, Parents and Family Unknown, Presumed from Italy. Reg:- East Murchison 10/1905, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery

HAIN Garland William, d 28 Jun 1901, Bellevue GM, Sir Samuel, 48yrs, Occ:- Miner, Cause:- Accidental fall of stone in the Bellevue GM, Verdict of the Coroner, Father:- Richard HAIN (Carpenter), Mother:- Grace Greenman CRAZE, Born Geelong, VIC, In VIC for 47yrs, In WA 1 yr, Single, Reg:- East Murchison 12/1901, . Mining Death – www.wavmm.com, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

 

HARRIS Barney, d 21 Oct 1901, at Sir Samuel, about 42yrs, Occ:- Engine Driver, Cause:- Suicide by cutting his own throat, Verdict of the Coroner, Parents unknown, Reg:- East Murchison 19/1901, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

 

HUTCHINS Richard, d 9 Sep 1904, Sir Samuel, 28yrs, Occ:- Miner, Cause:- Accidentally falling down winze, Verdict of the Coroner, Parents Unknown, Born:- VIC, Reg:- East Murchison 21/1904, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

KAREEM Abdul, d 11 Jan 1926, age 55yrs, Buried 20 miles east.

KAREEM Abdul 55 11/01/1926 Buried 20 miles East

KIRKPATRICK Thomas, d 17 Dec 1909, Government Hospital, Sir Samuel, 49yrs, Occ:- Prospector, Cause:- Cerebral Haemorrhage, Father:- John Dunnage KIRKPATRICK (Cabinet Maker), Mother:- Unknown, Born:- Grenfell NSW, In NSW 36yrsd, In WA 13 years, Single, Reg:- East Murchison 7/1910, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

KOEHLER Walter Jaejer, d 25 Apr 1901, Managers Residence, Bellevue Consolidated GM, Sir Samuel, 41yrs, Occ;- Metallurgist, Cause:- Heart disease, Parents unknown, In NSW for 10yrs, In WA for nearly 3 yrs, Married in Broken Hill NSW, Further details not known, Children:- Hilda 12yrs and Nellie 10yrs, Informant:- Rudolph Thomas HAGER Accountant at the Bellevue GM, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

 

LANE William, d 13 Jan 1909, Mount Sir Samuel, 42yrs, Occ:- Miner, Cause:- Accidentally killed in fire in barbers shop on the 13th Jan, Born:- Ballarat VIC, In VIC 36yrs, In WA 6 yrs, Reg:- East Murchison 3/1909, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

LOGAN Henry, d 13 Apr 1915, Sir Samuel, 61yrs, Occ:- Prospector, Cause:- Injuries caused by a kick from a horse. Born Kelminsford, Finland, In NSW 10yrs, In WA 20yrs, Informant George A BURNETT (Friend), Reg:- East Murchison 3/1915, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

MARSDEN James, d 14 Oct 1908, Mt Sir Samuel, 79yrs, Occ;- Engine Driver, Cause:- Asphyxia, Broncho Pneumonia, Born Yorkshire England, In VIC 19yrs, In WA 10 yrs, Married to Mary PATTERSON in Kirkburton, Yorkshire, England, Children:- Clarissa 52yrs, Sarah 50yrs, George 46yrs, Martha 42yrs, Annie 39yrs, John Edwin 35yrs, 1 female deceased, Informant, Edwin MARSDEN (Son) Reg:- East Murchison 1/1909, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

MORRAH James, d 17 May 1905, Sir Samuel, 24yrs, Occ:- Miner, Cause:- Premature explosion caused by defective fuse at the Bellevue GM, Sir Samuel,  Verdict of the Coroner, Father:- Edward MORRAH, Mother:- Ellen TORPEY, Born Wahring, VIC, In VIV for 20yrs, In Wa 4 yrs, Married in Fremantle WA to Mary McPHERSON at age 22yrs, No children, Reg:- East Murchison 11/1905, Mining Death:- www.wavmm.com, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

MORRISON James, d 20 Jun 1902, age 35yrs

NAROO Govener, d 21 May 1914 age 72, 

NELSON William Alexander, d 2 Jan 1902, age 36yrs, 

NELSON William Alexander 36 2/01/1901

NICCOL William, d 16 Oct 1912, Yellow Aster Hotel, Kathleen Valley, 51yrs, Occ:- Miner, Cause:- Heart failure, natural causes, Born:- New Zealand, 26yrs in WA, Reg:- East Murchison 11/1912, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

NISSEN John, d 11 Oct 1909, Yellow Aster Hotel, Kathleen Valley, about 40yrs, Occ:- Engine Driver, Cause:- Suicide by shooting himself with a military rifle,. Verdict of Coroner, Born Hensburg, Germany, In VIC 6yrs, In WA 14yrs, Reg:- East Murchison 12/1910, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

OBRYAN Michael Joseph, d 19 Nov 1909, 2 miles from Sir Samuel on the Sir Samuel to Lawlers Road, 41yrs, Occ;- Teamster, Cause:- Run over by wagon, Father:- John Patrick OBRYAN (Labourer), Mother:- Mary Ann OGORMAN, Born:- Cowra NSW, In WA 6 yrs, Married in Wilcannia NSW to Sarah Rose Ann GALLOWAY at age 22yrs, Children:- Sarah Rose Ann 18yrs, William Joseph 14yrs, John Patrick 12yrs, Martha Elizabeth 10yrs, Mary Ann 7yrs, George joseph 3yrs, deceased 1 male, Informant Sarah R A OBRYAN, (wife), Reg:- East Murchison 16/1909, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

POLA Carlo, d 14 Apr 1933, Mt Sir Samuel, 57yrs, Occ:- Licensed Victualler, Cause:- Cardiac disease, Bronchitis, Born Switzerland, In WA 34yrs, Single, Reg:- East Murchison 11/1933, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

REID Charles Augustus, d 18 Dec 1908, Mt Sir Samuel, 18yrs, Occ:- Fitters Apprentice, Cause:- Paralysis of respiratory Centre, following injuries to brain sustained when Reid ascended the roof of the Engine room, and fell through the corroded sheet iron, and onto the driving wheel,
Father:- Frederick Charles Jackson REID (dec) (Plasterer and Miner). Mother:- Annie MARSDEN, Born:- Darlington, Gippsland, VIC, In VIC 15yrs 3mths, In WA 2yrs 9mths, Single, Informant Thomas SLINGO,  Reg:- East Murchison 2/1909, Mining Death:- www.wavmm.com, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

ROWE William, d 14 Apr 1910, Government Hospital, Sir Samuel, 45yrs, Occ:- Bricklayer, Cause:- Peritonitis, Rupture of gall bladder, Born:- England, In WA for 29yrs, Single, Reg:- East Murchison 8/1910, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

STUBBS Charles Herbert, 30 Sept 1917, Near Kathleen Valley, 64yrs, Occ:- Miner, Cause:- Accident caused by falling of a tree, Born England, Single, Reg East Murchison 1/1917, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

TRUSCOTT Mavis, d 10 February 1904, at Mount Sir Samuel, Infant 3 months, Cause:- Chill and Influenza, Father:- William TRUSCOTT (Miner), Mother:- Agnes HAYES, Born:- Kalgoorlie WA, Reg:- East Murchison 13/04, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

WANDARI Aboriginal, d 31 Jan 1912, About 70yrs, Cause:- Old Age, Reg:- East Murchison 4/1912, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery .

WILSON William Alexander, d 2 Jan 1907 Sir Samuel, Occ:-Boilermaker, 36yrs, Cause:- Haemorrhage of the heart caused by self-inflicted wounds while of unsound mind, Verdict of Coroner,  Father:- William Alexander WILSON (Blacksmith) born Scotland, In VIC 26yrs, In WA 4 yrs, Reg:- East Murchison 1/1901, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.

WITTON Edwin, d 23 Jan 1909, Yellow Aster Hotel, Kathleen Valley, about 50yrs, Occ:- Miner, Cause:- Exposure, Parents unknown, Married man with three sons and two daughters, names unknown. Reg:- East Murchison 4/1909, Buried in the Sir Samuel Cemetery.


 


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