Sharon's Family History

The Genealogy of the Wilton, Brimson, Munro and Forward Families

George FORWARD[1]

Male 1842 - 1900  (58 years)


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  • Name George FORWARD 
    Born 24 Jun 1842  Yass, , New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 9 Aug 1842  Parish Of King, C/E Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Sep 1900  Tampa, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 14 Sep 1900  Tampa, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I103  Sharon's Family History
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2017 

    Father George FORWARD,   b. 28 Jan 1811, Ticehurst, Sussex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1874, Braidwood, , New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Sarah Walter JEFFERY,   b. Apr 1823, Yalding, , Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jul 1867, Creswick, , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married 9 Aug 1841  Horsmonden, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F285  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane BRASH,   b. 1855, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1934, Boulder, , Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 1 Oct 1871  Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Sarah Jeffrey FORWARD,   b. 5 May 1872, Creswick, , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1890, Ballarat, , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     2. Edward James FORWARD,   b. 22 May 1874, Creswick, , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1921, Albany, , Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     3. George Walter FORWARD,   b. 21 Jul 1876, Creswick, , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1939, Claremont, , Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. William FORWARD,   b. 29 Dec 1877, Creswick, , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1938, Boulder, , Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. Charles FORWARD,   b. 21 Aug 1879, Creswick, , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1879, Creswick, , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Harold Lewis Wilmott FORWARD,   b. 13 Aug 1887, Ballarat, , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1890, Ballarat, , Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F26  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • George was baptised George Russell at St Alipius Roman Catholic Church on 18/10/1856 when he was 14.He reverted to the Forward surname after his mother died.He did use the name George Russell Forward when registering the birth of his first child.
      George and his family came over to WA around 1894.
      In 1899 post office records show George as living at Mt Charlotte,Kalgoorlie.
      In 1900 he died from a skull fracture sustained in a fall of earth at the Mignonette Lease,Tampa,WA.His wife Jane notified the Menzies registrar of his death in writing from her home in Great Boulder.
      George is buried at Tampa cemetery,there is no headstone to mark the grave but it is believed that someone has marked the grave with a pile of rocks.
      Only two other individuals are buried at Tampa.
    • (Medical):Mining accident at the Mignonette Lease

  • Sources 
    1. [S42] Menzies Shire, Tampa Cemetery, George Forward . (Reliability: 4), 1 Jan 2010.

    2. [S43] Baptism Transcription, Church Of England, Parish of King, New South Wales, George Forward baptism reg # 1527 v26a (1842); Church Of En gland (Parish of King, New South Wales). (Reliability: 4), 1 Jan 2010.

    3. [S44] Death Certificate WA, Western Australia Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages, death certificate # 722 (1900), George Forward (Reliability: 4), 1 Jan 2010.

    4. [S79] International Genealogical Index(R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002), citing microfilm 0992522 (1733 - 1876) for batch M131472, p rintout call number 0992522, (Film), sheet 00, downloaded 2 0 December 2009 (Reliability: 3), 20 Dec 2009.

    5. [S79] International Genealogical Index(R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002), citing microfilm 0992522 (1733 - 1876) for batch M131472, p rintout call number 0992522, (Film), sheet 00, downloaded 2 9 Jan 2011 (Reliability: 3), 29 Jan 2011.

    6. [S62] Marriage Certificate VIC, Victoria. Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages., marriage certificate 4397 (1871), Forward-Brash (Reliability: 4), 1 Jan 2010.


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