Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Robert Abraham BLANCHAge: 73 years18631936

Name
Robert Abraham BLANCH
Given names
Robert Abraham
Surname
BLANCH
Also known as
Robert Abraham BLANCHE
Birth June 7, 1863 22 27
Address: Argyle Point
Citation details: 8092/1863 BLANCH ROBERT A ABRAHAM ANNE B GRAFTON
Birth of a sisterFrances Ann BLANCH
1865 (Age 18 months)
Citation details: 9145/1865 BLANCH FRANCES A ABRAHAM ANNE GRAFTON
Birth of a sisterJane Ann BLANCH
1867 (Age 3 years)
Citation details: 9726/1867 BLANCH JANE A ABRAHAM ANNE GRAFTON
Birth of a sisterLouisa Ann BLANCH
1869 (Age 5 years)
Citation details: 11455/1869 BLANCH LOUISA A ABRAHAM ANN GRAFTON
Death of a sisterJane Ann BLANCH
1870 (Age 6 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3759/1870 BLANCH JANET A ABRAHAM ANNE GRAFTON
Birth of a sisterMaria Ann BLANCH
about 1872 (Age 8 years)
Citation details: 10613/1872 BLANCH MARIA A ABRAHAM ANN GRAFTON
Birth of a brotherJohn Abraham BLANCH
July 27, 1874 (Age 11 years)
Citation details: 11762/1874 BLANCH JOHN ABRAHAM ABRAHAM ANNE MACLEAN
Birth of a brotherAlfred Abraham BLANCH
about 1876 (Age 12 years)
Citation details: BLANCH ALFRED ABRAHAM 12423/1876 ABRAHAM ANN MACLEAN
Birth of a sisterMary Ann BLANCH
about 1879 (Age 15 years)
Citation details: BLANCH MARY ANN 14464/1879 ABRAHAM ANN MACLEAN
Emigration 1881 (Age 17 years)
Publication: Auckland Star; Auckland New Zealand; 17 December 1936, page 3
Occupation
Small shop joint proprietor
after 1881 (Age 17 years)
Note: In 1881 Robert went to Fiji with a friend (Charles Hutchings). They opened a small shop, with Charles Hutchings eventually selling his share to Robert. The shop soon failed.
Occupation
Sugar boiler
after 1881 (Age 17 years)
Employer: Penang Mill
Note: Robert worked as a sugar boiler at the Penang Mill, Ra, Fiji. He also sought out workers for the mill and nearby banana plantations. Another failed business opportunity was a banana plantation at Tailevu. He also worked with his son William in his dairy at Tailevu.
Death of a paternal grandfatherRobert BLANCH
October 17, 1885 (Age 22 years)
Address: At the residence of his son.
Citation details: 8352/1885 BLANCH ROBERT EDWARD DIED THE CLARENCE MACLEAN
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 2
Publication: Newspaper - Grafton - 1859 - 1889
Citation details: Saturday 24 October 1885, page 4
Blanch - Robert - Death Notice
Blanch - Robert - Death Notice

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

Burial of a paternal grandfatherRobert BLANCH
October 18, 1885 (Age 22 years)
Cemetery: Presbyterian
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 2
MarriageChristina Harriet ABBOTView this family
December 1, 1890 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Martha BLANCH
May 13, 1891 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#2
George Abraham BLANCH
November 1892 (Age 29 years)

Birth of a son
#3
Alfred Stanley BLANCH
March 9, 1894 (Age 30 years)

Birth of a daughter
#4
Ivy May BLANCH
July 7, 1895 (Age 32 years)
Birth of a son
#5
William John BLANCH
October 8, 1896 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6
Ann Elizabeth BLANCH
March 13, 1899 (Age 35 years)

Birth of a daughter
#7
Laura Louisa BLANCH
January 25, 1901 (Age 37 years)

Marriage of a siblingJohn Abraham BLANCHAmy Mabel WANTView this family
December 25, 1901 (Age 38 years)
Citation details: 9500/1901 BLANCH JOHN A WANT AMY M MACLEAN
Marriage of a siblingChristopher WINGFIELDMaria Ann BLANCHView this family
about 1902 (Age 38 years)
Citation details: 7017/1902 WINGFIELD CHRISTOPHER BLANCH MARY A MACLEAN
Marriage of a siblingAlfred Abraham BLANCHAnnie Muriel WANTView this family
about 1902 (Age 38 years)
Citation details: 7014/1902 BLANCH ALFRED A WANT ANNIE M MACLEAN
Birth of a son
#8
Abraham BLANCH
1904 (Age 40 years)

Birth of a daughter
#9
Mary Agnes BLANCH
December 4, 1905 (Age 42 years)

Death of a sonAbraham BLANCH
1905 (Age 41 years)

Birth of a son
#10
Charles Henry BLANCH
1907 (Age 43 years)

Death of a sonCharles Henry BLANCH
1907 (Age 43 years)

Birth of a son
#11
Robert Albert BLANCH
August 7, 1909 (Age 46 years)

Death of a motherAnne ROBERTSON
February 22, 1911 (Age 47 years)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 6
Citation details: 2105/1911 BLANCH ANN JOHN ELIZABETH MACLEAN
Quality of data: primary evidence
Marriage of a childHerbert Carey Lennox SHAVEMartha BLANCHView this family
February 25, 1913 (Age 49 years)
Marriage of a siblingGeorge Stuart WANTLouisa Ann BLANCHView this family
1914 (Age 50 years)
Citation details: 16042/1914 WANT GEORGE S BLANCH LOUISA A ULMARRA
Death of a sonGeorge Abraham BLANCH
August 9, 1918 (Age 55 years)

Death of a fatherAbraham BLANCH
June 10, 1920 (Age 57 years)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 6
Citation details: 8629/1920 BLANCH ABRAHAM ROBERT MACLEAN
Quality of data: primary evidence
Marriage of a childAlexander James JACKAAnn Elizabeth BLANCHView this family
November 5, 1922 (Age 59 years)
Death of a sonRobert Albert BLANCH
May 7, 1924 (Age 60 years)

Marriage of a childLeslie HOOKERIvy May BLANCHView this family
March 25, 1927 (Age 63 years)
Death November 29, 1936 (Age 73 years)
Publication: Auckland Star; Auckland New Zealand; 17 December 1936, page 3
Obituary December 17, 1936 (18 days after death)
Citation details: 17 December 1936, page 3
Blanche - Robert Arthur - Obituary
Blanche - Robert Arthur - Obituary

Note: Downloaded from Papers Past.

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 1862Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
17 months
himself
3 years
younger sister
Frances Ann BLANCH
Birth: 1865 24 29Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 26, 1941Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger sister
Jane Ann BLANCH
Birth: 1867 26 31Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1870Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger sister
Louisa Ann BLANCH
Birth: 1869 28 33Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 5, 1941Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
younger sister
Maria Ann BLANCH
Birth: about 1872 31 36Grafton, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 9, 1964Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger brother
John Abraham BLANCH
Birth: July 27, 1874 33 38Woodford Leigh, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: January 31, 1940Woodford Leigh, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
4 years
younger sister
Mary Ann BLANCH
Birth: about 1879 38 43Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 18, 1956Maclean, , New South Wales, Australia
Mother’s family with William ANDREWS - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: about 1855Newcastle, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
half-sister
Family with Christina Harriet ABBOT - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: December 1, 1890Fiji
5 months
daughter
19 months
son
16 months
son
16 months
daughter
15 months
son
2 years
daughter
22 months
daughter
4 years
son
23 months
daughter
2 years
son
3 years
son

BirthMatthews Family History
BirthBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 8092/1863 BLANCH ROBERT A ABRAHAM ANNE B GRAFTON
EmigrationMatthews Family History
EmigrationObituary - Blanche - Robert Abraham
Publication: Auckland Star; Auckland New Zealand; 17 December 1936, page 3
OccupationMatthews Family History
OccupationMatthews Family History
MarriageMatthews Family History
DeathMatthews Family History
DeathObituary - Blanche - Robert Abraham
Publication: Auckland Star; Auckland New Zealand; 17 December 1936, page 3
ObituaryNewspaper - Auckland Star
Citation details: 17 December 1936, page 3