Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Robert James SOMERVILLEAge: 88 years18581946

Name
Robert James SOMERVILLE
Given names
Robert James
Surname
SOMERVILLE
Also known as
Robert J SOMERVAILLE
Citation details: 23222/1889 SOMERVILLE EDITH RICHARD J ANNIE S TAREE (Birth Cert of daughter)
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birth June 14, 1858 33 24
Citation details: 6792/1858 SOMERVILLE ROBERT WILLIAM BARBARA DUNGOG
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 413 and 641
Birth of a brotherWilliam SOMERVILLE
July 4, 1861 (Age 3 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 413
Citation details: 8561/1861 SOMERVILLE WILLIAM WILLIAM BARBARA A MANNING RIVER
Birth of a sisterMargaret Clara SOMERVILLE
January 25, 1864 (Age 5 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 413
Citation details: 9633/1864 SOMERVILLE MARGARET C WILLIAM BARBARA A MANNING RIVER
Birth of a brotherJohn Alexander SUMMERVILLE
March 10, 1867 (Age 8 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 413
Citation details: 10790/1867 SUMMERVILLE JOHN A WILLIAM BARBARA MANNING RIVER
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam DONKIN
October 11, 1868 (Age 10 years)
Citation details: 1214/1868 DONKIN WILLIAM AGE 60 YEARS DIED SYDNEY SYDNEY
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 915
Burial of a maternal grandfatherWilliam DONKIN
October 12, 1868 (Age 10 years)
Cemetery: Balmain Pioneers Memorial Park
Religion: Church of England
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 915
Text:

Donkin William 1808? 12 Oct 1868 60 Balmain Pioneers Memorial Park NSW

Birth of a sisterBarbara Ann “Annie” SOMERVILLE
August 23, 1870 (Age 12 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 413 and 417
Citation details: 11663/1870 SOMERVILLE BARBARA A WILLIAM BARBARA MANNING RIVER
Death of a paternal grandfatherRobert SUMMERVILLE
April 9, 1872 (Age 13 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 4649/1872 SUMMERVILLE ROBERT ROBERT LILLY MANNING RIVER
Summerville - Robert and Rebecca
Summerville - Robert and Rebecca

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Birth of a sisterVictoria Armstrong SOMERVILLE
October 19, 1872 (Age 14 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 413
Birth of a brotherArthur SOMERVILLE
February 28, 1874 (Age 15 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 413
Citation details: 13739/1874 SOMERVILLE ARTHUR WILLIAM BARBARA MANNING RIVER
Death of a paternal grandmotherRebecca ARMSTRONG
January 13, 1881 (Age 22 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 7747/1881 SUMMERVILLE REBECCA DAVID REBECCA MANNING RIVER
Summerville - Robert and Rebecca
Summerville - Robert and Rebecca

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Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 418
Marriage of a siblingHarrie Josling HAMMONDJane Hope SOMERVILLEView this family
November 10, 1886 (Age 28 years)
Citation details: 5468/1886 HAMMOND HARRIE J SOMERVILLE JANE TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 413
MarriageAnnie Sophia BEATTIEView this family
about 1889 (Age 30 years)
Citation details: 5007/1889 SOMERVAILLE ROBERT J BEATTIE ANNIE S TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1158
Birth of a daughter
#1
Edith SOMERVILLE
August 15, 1889 (Age 31 years)
Citation details: 23222/1889 SOMERVILLE EDITH RICHARD J ANNIE S TAREE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Text:

Edith born at Camden Haven 15/17 August 1889 – 17th is original date, with 15th written above in same hand but different ink.

Death of a brotherWilliam SOMERVILLE
September 20, 1889 (Age 31 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 413
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 10289/1889 SOMMERVILLE WILLIAM WILLIAM BARBARA A TAREE
Marriage of a siblingJohn LONGWORTHBarbara Ann “Annie” SOMERVILLEView this family
April 30, 1890 (Age 31 years)
Citation details: 7037/1890 LONGWORTH JOHN SOMERVILLE BARBARA A TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 413, 417 and 582
Birth of a son
#2
Alexander William SOMERVILLE
June 15, 1891 (Age 33 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 641
Text:

Alexander William born at Kembriki 15th June 1891

Birth of a daughter
#3
Eva May SOMERVILLE
July 31, 1892 (Age 34 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 641
Text:

Eva May born at Camden Haven 31st July 1892

Death of a sonAlexander William SOMERVILLE
February 27, 1893 (Age 34 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 641
Birth of a son
#4
Cecil Beattie SOMERVILLE
May 1, 1894 (Age 35 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 641
Text:

Cecil Beattie born at Kembriki 1st May 1894

Marriage of a siblingJohn William “Saddler Jack” MURRAYMargaret Clara SOMERVILLEView this family
about 1895 (Age 36 years)
Citation details: 1836/1895 MURRAY JOHN W SOMERVILLE MARGARET E TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 790
Death of a sisterVictoria Armstrong SOMERVILLE
September 3, 1895 (Age 37 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 413
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 10379/1895 SOMERVILLE VICTORIA A WILLIAM BARBARA A TAREE
Death of a sisterBarbara Ann “Annie” SOMERVILLE
September 5, 1895 (Age 37 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 413 and 417
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 10373/1895 LONGWORTH BARBARA A WILLIAM BARBARA TAREE
Note: Lynne Jackson has written:
Birth of a daughter
#5
Sophia Gladys SOMERVILLE
April 19, 1896 (Age 37 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 641
Text:

Sophia Gladys born at Camden Haven 19 April 1896

Birth of a daughter
#6
Barbara Ann SOMERVILLE
August 17, 1898 (Age 40 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 641
Text:

Barbara Ann born at Camden Haven 17 August 1898

Citation details: 33812/1898 SOMERVILLE BARBARA A ROBERT J ANNIE S PORT MACQUARIE
Birth of a son
#7
Robert Lester SOMERVILLE
February 1, 1900 (Age 41 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 641
Text:

Robert Lester born at Camden Haven 1st February 1900

Death of a motherBarbara Ann DONKIN
October 20, 1903 (Age 45 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 915
Citation details: 3791/1904 SOMMERVILLE BARBARA A WILLIAM JANE H WINGHAM
Death of a brotherArthur SOMERVILLE
October 1908 (Age 50 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 413
Death of a fatherWilliam SOMERVILLE
February 19, 1909 (Age 50 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 413
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3832/1909 SOMERVILLE WILLIAM ROBERT REBECCA WINGHAM
Marriage of a childHector MURDOCHEdith SOMERVILLEView this family
March 29, 1911 (Age 52 years)
Citation details: 3114/1911 MURDOCH HECTOR SOMERVILLE EDITH TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 863
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Dorothy Lilian “Dot or Pidge” MURDOCH
January 14, 1917 (Age 58 years)

Publication: Word Document per email from Lyn Fullerton (Cameron) 19 Feb 2007
Citation details: Page 3
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Newspaper
Citation details: 6 October 2010
Text:

FUNERAL NOTICES 6/10/2010 Camden Haven Courier

HELLOWELL Dorothy Lilian 14/1/1917 ~ 28/9/2010 Peacefully at Bethany Nursing Home, formerly of Lake Street, Laurieton. A Service of Thanksgiving celebrating Dorothy's wonderful life was held in the St Andrews Uniting Church, Bold Street, Laurieton, Tuesday, October 5 2010, followed by internment in the Dawson River Lawn Cemetery, Taree. "In God's Care You Rest Above, In Our Hearts You Rest With Love" Funeral Service arrangements are entrusted into the care of: MARK G HAMMOND FUNERAL SERVICES Port Macquarie & Laurieton 6583 5999 ~ 6559 5999 Accredited Member FDA of NSW

Publication: Order of Service
Hellowell - Dorothy Lilian - Order of Service Cover
Hellowell - Dorothy Lilian - Order of Service Cover

Note: Image kindly provided by Lyn Fullerton on 16 October 2010.

Publication: 5 October 2010
Marriage of a childCecil Beattie SOMERVILLEFlorence Myrtle McLEODView this family
about 1919 (Age 60 years)
Citation details: 15685/1919 SOMERVILLE CECIL B MCLEOD FLORENCE M TAREE
Marriage of a childAlbert Wallace SMITHEva May SOMERVILLEView this family
about 1920 (Age 61 years)
Citation details: 21240/1945 SMITH EVA MAY WALLACE ROBERT JAMES ANNIE TAREE
Birth of a grandson
#2
George Robert MURDOCH
March 16, 1921 (Age 62 years)
Address: Oxley Island
Marriage of a childRobert Lester SOMERVILLEHelen Muriel TILLETTView this family
about 1922 (Age 63 years)
Citation details: 16763/1922 SOMERVILLE ROBERT L TILLETT HELEN M TAREE
Birth of a grandson
#3
Hector Kendall “Ken” MURDOCH
November 27, 1923 (Age 65 years)
Address: At home at "Riverview".
Publication: Word Document per email from Lyn Fullerton (Cameron) 19 Feb 2007
Citation details: Page 3
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: 5 October 2010
Birth of a grandson
#4
Albert Wallace SMITH
calculated May 1929 (Age 70 years)

Text:

Passed away at Sydney April 18th 1952 (TB) Albert Wallace Smith. Aged 22 yrs 11mths.

Note: Birth year is by calculation with Albert being 22 years and 11 months old at the time of his death in April 1952.
Marriage of a childCecil Bossley TILLETTSophia Gladys SOMERVILLEView this family
about 1929 (Age 70 years)
Citation details: 10833/1929 TILLETT CECIL B SOMERVILLE SOPHIA G PORT MACQUARIE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 641
Death of a wifeAnnie Sophia BEATTIE
November 3, 193209:00 (Age 74 years)
Cause: Pneumonia
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 20936/1932 SOMERVILLE ANNIE S ALEXANDER SOPHIA TAREE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 641
Text:

Annie Sophia Somerville passed away at Kendall on Thursday 3rd November 1932, 9am. Death caused from pneumonia. Aged 67 years.

Death of a sisterJane Hope SOMERVILLE
January 14, 1939 (Age 80 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 413 and 421
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 5044/1939 HAMMOND JANE HOPE WILLIAM BARBARA TAREE
Death of a brotherJohn Alexander SUMMERVILLE
about 1940 (Age 81 years)
Citation details: 1940/C4363 John Alexander Summerville William John Barbarba Donkin
Death of a sisterMargaret Clara SOMERVILLE
October 29, 1941 (Age 83 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 413
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 22984/1941 MURRAY MARGARET CLARA WILLIAM BARBARA WINGHAM
Death of a daughterEva May SOMERVILLE
July 1, 1945 (Age 87 years)
Cause: Goitre
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 641
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 21240/1945 SMITH EVA MAY WALLACE ROBERT JAMES ANNIE TAREE
Text:

Eva May passed away July 1st 1945. Aged 52 years. Death caused by goitre.

Death August 7, 1946 (Age 88 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 641
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 22176/1946 SOMERVILLE ROBERT JAMES WILLIAM BARBARA TAREE
Text:

Passed away at Kendall August 7th 1946 Robert James Somerville. Aged 88 years

Burial
Address: Anglican Portion.
Cemetery: Kendall General
Somerville - Annie Sophia and Robert James
Somerville - Annie Sophia and Robert James

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: February 7, 1856Bendolba, , New South Wales, Australia
9 months
elder sister
20 months
himself
3 years
younger brother
William SOMERVILLE
Birth: July 4, 1861 36 27Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 20, 1889Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger sister
Margaret Clara SOMERVILLE
Birth: January 25, 1864 39 30Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 29, 1941Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
Victoria Armstrong SOMERVILLE
Birth: October 19, 1872 47 38Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 3, 1895Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
16 months
younger brother
Arthur SOMERVILLE
Birth: February 28, 1874 49 40Manning River District (Taree), , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 1908Switzerland
Family with Annie Sophia BEATTIE - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1889Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
7 months
daughter
22 months
son
Alexander William SOMERVILLE
Birth: June 15, 1891 33 26Kimbriki, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 27, 1893Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
14 months
daughter
Eva May SOMERVILLE
Birth: July 31, 1892 34 27Camden Haven, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 1, 1945Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
21 months
son
2 years
daughter
Sophia Gladys SOMERVILLE
Birth: April 19, 1896 37 31Camden Haven, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 8, 1965Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
McKay - Barbara AnnBarbara Ann SOMERVILLE
Birth: August 17, 1898 40 33Camden Haven, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 5, 1969Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
18 months
son

BirthBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 6792/1858 SOMERVILLE ROBERT WILLIAM BARBARA DUNGOG
BirthPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 413 and 641
MarriageMarriages registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 5007/1889 SOMERVAILLE ROBERT J BEATTIE ANNIE S TAREE
MarriagePre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1158
NameBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 23222/1889 SOMERVILLE EDITH RICHARD J ANNIE S TAREE (Birth Cert of daughter)
Quality of data: secondary evidence
DeathPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 641
DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 22176/1946 SOMERVILLE ROBERT JAMES WILLIAM BARBARA TAREE
DeathSomerville Family Entries in Book
Text:

Passed away at Kendall August 7th 1946 Robert James Somerville. Aged 88 years

BurialAustralian Cemeteries Index