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Hilton Sydney HUNTERAge: 79 years18821962

Name
Hilton Sydney HUNTER
Given names
Hilton Sydney
Surname
HUNTER
Birth July 4, 1882 45 36
Citation details: 23962/1882 HUNTER HILTON S JAMES SARA A PENRITH
Citation details: 26 July 2009
Text:

Dear Stuart, I will send you the children of James and Sara, I have just printed my 'tree' its 150 A4 pages long so I wont send it but will extract the bits you need... James & Sara lived in Qld for a few years after they were married and their oldest child Susannah was born there in 1867. Interesting fact Its James' 173rd birthday today. Do you want any further back on James' family..?

James Hunter b 26 July 1836 Pelton Fell, Chester-le-Street, Durham UK, bp 1 July 1837 at St Mary & St Cuthbert Chester-le-Street Arrived Free aged just 20 in Aug 1856 to Melbourne on “Red Jacket” d 2nd Aug 1906 Emu Plains aged 70yrs m 19 May 1866 Sara(h) Amelia Ellison in Emu Plains, NSW, by Rev Dr Fullerton, Sydney they lived in Qld for about two years, which is where Suzannah EE was born returning soon after her birth to NSW b 7 Oct 1845 Parramatta (daug of Thomas & Elizabeth [Betsie] Ellison see Ellison Tree - separate) bp 26 October 1845 Parramatta by HH Bobart d 23 Feb. 1913 at Emu Plains Children 8 1 Susan(nah) Elizabeth Ellison (Susie) Hunter b 9 July 1867 in Brisbane Qld Reg ## Boo7222 d 19 Dec 1890 in Emu Plains from childbirth but 8 days after birth m 18 Jan 1888 Albert (Bert) Evans at Emu Plains b 1857 son of James Evans & Mary Colless (m 1936) Penrith d 7 Jan 1899 in Penrith (Albert {Bert} previously married Emma Hall in 1879 in Penrith & had 5 children) Children 2 2 Lancelot James Johnson Hunter b 24 March 1869 at Penrith bp 1870 Worked for Railway Department, (communications) - Station Master. He went into a store on the Bellinger River - Repton, NSW. He was a ship builder of renown in the NSW nthn River area, Built both “Warlord” 1902 & “Sara Hunter” 1910. Lance was very interested in family History. d 5 Feb 1946 at Canterbury NSW bur 8 Feb 1946 Penrith NSW m 1901 Ada Ellen May Purdy b 1881 (domestic duties, lived in High St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll) d 19 Sept 1965 children 3 3 Eva Rebecca Johns Hunter b 1 May 1871 in Penrith (details-family bible) d 19 Sept 1872 in Bathurst as Eva RI from Congestion of the lungs aged 16 months 4 James Wentworth (Jim) Hunter b 6 July 1873 in Bathurst bp 1874 d 24 May 1953 at Burwood (locomotive fireman, as a loading engineer. Lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Elect roll) and stayed at least until about 1906 but in 1910 he traded places with bother Norman A and he moved to Wauchope where ran family store with another of his brothers Hilton. They may all have been there together for a short time. James W stayed until 1915 when he then left Wauchope. He later had a bakery business at Woodburn on the Richmond River, where he and Hilton started Hunter Brothers Store which became a huge supply store. Later he moved back to Sydney and became a fruit agent at the Sydney fruit markets. He acted as agent for Norman A, Norman M and Mervyn’s orchards at Castlereagh and Emu Plains. Towards the end of 1928 he had one kidney out and lived many years after this, never ceasing in his work. During the War his children and grandchild often visited them at Gilgandra and he used to place coins in a tree which he shook and showered the kids with silver coins. m 1 Sept 1901 Elsie (Essie) Amy Ellen Bowers at Paddington b 1878 (daug of John & Ann Jane Elizabeth ) in Sorrell St, Parramatta domestic duties, lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll, made great Christmas Puddings with lots of sixpences and thripences. See Hillas & Bowers Tree for more information about this family. d 11 July 1959 at Hornsby children 2 5 Neva Stella Frederica Hunter b 11 Jan 1876 in Bathurst d 10 Jan 1952 m 1 Mar 1899 William Peter Howell b 29 December 1869, Penrith, NSW d 14 July 1940, Castlereagh, NSW (test cricketer with D.Bradman) William Peter Howell was an Australian cricketer who played in 18 Tests from 1898 to 1904. Howell's finest achievement was taking 10 for 28 against Surrey during Australia's 1899 tour of England. Test debut: 14 January 1898 Last Test: 15 January 1904 b 29 Dec 1869 d 14 July 1940 children 8 6 Norman Augustus Hunter b 28 Aug 1879 at Emu Plains b at Mortimer House Was a baker and business man. He purchased and ran Hunter Bakery in Wauchope for many years later handing the business of now bakery/Store/Auctioneer over to two of his brother. Then he moved his family back to Emu Plains in 1910 where he established the then largest Citrus orchard in the Southern Hemisphere. In about 1922 he was voted onto the board of “Miss Bishops” to oversee the liquidation of the company and instead turned the company into the largest Catering business in Sydney. regularly catering for huge functions , including the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1936 and regularly, doing the Cricket, Racing Tennis and Railways. In the 1950’s the Company was on-sold to David Jones. The orchard was kept going by his sons and was only sold in the 1970’s. Norman Augustus and his son Norman McLean were were given the role of catering for entire Western Sydney should Sydney be bombed and emergency food be required. This necessitated a close report with the RAAF Base at Richmond as many stores were being kept there during the war and many visits and flights for Norman jnr during the war. d 6 June 1968 at Emu Plains lived at “Yodalla” 1953 “Coronation Medal” m 18 Nov 1903 Eliza (Ellie) McLean at Coraki nr Lismore NSW b 13 Feb 1883 Wollongbar NSW (as per scrapbook) daug of Donald Hugh McLean & Eliza Gibson) bp 1883 Lismore d 13 July 1957 At Emu Plains NSW 1953 “Coronation Medal” Children 4 ( my dad Norman M was the oldest) 7 Hilton Sydney Hunter b 4 July 1882 a carrier, lived in Emu Plains; 1903 Elect roll & Egg farmer & salesman, 1906 living in Emu Plains d 1962 at Emu Plains ( n.m.) (fiancé died of ‘Flu just before marriage). Hilton ran the store in Wauchope after Norman A and his family returned to Emu Plains in 1910 . In 1917 the Store burnt down and Norman returned and re-built it. Hilton continued to run the store there for many years until its sale. Hilton then also returned to Sydney where he worked with another brother , James Wentworth, where they handled the sale of fruit for the Hunter orchard at Emu Plains. Hilton was well over 6’ tall and was a mighty cricketer - batsman. He was much loved by all who knew him.

8 John Thomas Usher (Jack) Hunter b 8 Sept 1885 d 29 Oct 1971 at Gov Philip Host Penrith, late of Penrith/Emu Plains, aged 86 John Thomas Usher was also at one time a storekeeper on the Bellinger River and also worked for the NSW Railways. He was named John after James’ father, Thomas after Sara’s father and Usher after James uncle who was responsible for James learning all about coaching and horses, and therefore ultimately responsible for James being able to immigrate to Australia. The Usher’s, (Lancelot & Sarah) were James surrogate parents, they had no children and James spent much time living with them in Newcastle-on-Tyne, UK. m 1914 Dora Matilda McCabe at Repton b 1893 d 1974 aged 81 yrs children 8

Birth of a brotherJohn Thomas Usher HUNTER
September 8, 1885 (Age 3 years)
Citation details: 28375/1885 HUNTER JOHN T W JAMES SARA A PENRITH
Citation details: 26 July 2009
Text:

Dear Stuart, I will send you the children of James and Sara, I have just printed my 'tree' its 150 A4 pages long so I wont send it but will extract the bits you need... James & Sara lived in Qld for a few years after they were married and their oldest child Susannah was born there in 1867. Interesting fact Its James' 173rd birthday today. Do you want any further back on James' family..?

James Hunter b 26 July 1836 Pelton Fell, Chester-le-Street, Durham UK, bp 1 July 1837 at St Mary & St Cuthbert Chester-le-Street Arrived Free aged just 20 in Aug 1856 to Melbourne on “Red Jacket” d 2nd Aug 1906 Emu Plains aged 70yrs m 19 May 1866 Sara(h) Amelia Ellison in Emu Plains, NSW, by Rev Dr Fullerton, Sydney they lived in Qld for about two years, which is where Suzannah EE was born returning soon after her birth to NSW b 7 Oct 1845 Parramatta (daug of Thomas & Elizabeth [Betsie] Ellison see Ellison Tree - separate) bp 26 October 1845 Parramatta by HH Bobart d 23 Feb. 1913 at Emu Plains Children 8 1 Susan(nah) Elizabeth Ellison (Susie) Hunter b 9 July 1867 in Brisbane Qld Reg ## Boo7222 d 19 Dec 1890 in Emu Plains from childbirth but 8 days after birth m 18 Jan 1888 Albert (Bert) Evans at Emu Plains b 1857 son of James Evans & Mary Colless (m 1936) Penrith d 7 Jan 1899 in Penrith (Albert {Bert} previously married Emma Hall in 1879 in Penrith & had 5 children) Children 2 2 Lancelot James Johnson Hunter b 24 March 1869 at Penrith bp 1870 Worked for Railway Department, (communications) - Station Master. He went into a store on the Bellinger River - Repton, NSW. He was a ship builder of renown in the NSW nthn River area, Built both “Warlord” 1902 & “Sara Hunter” 1910. Lance was very interested in family History. d 5 Feb 1946 at Canterbury NSW bur 8 Feb 1946 Penrith NSW m 1901 Ada Ellen May Purdy b 1881 (domestic duties, lived in High St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll) d 19 Sept 1965 children 3 3 Eva Rebecca Johns Hunter b 1 May 1871 in Penrith (details-family bible) d 19 Sept 1872 in Bathurst as Eva RI from Congestion of the lungs aged 16 months 4 James Wentworth (Jim) Hunter b 6 July 1873 in Bathurst bp 1874 d 24 May 1953 at Burwood (locomotive fireman, as a loading engineer. Lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Elect roll) and stayed at least until about 1906 but in 1910 he traded places with bother Norman A and he moved to Wauchope where ran family store with another of his brothers Hilton. They may all have been there together for a short time. James W stayed until 1915 when he then left Wauchope. He later had a bakery business at Woodburn on the Richmond River, where he and Hilton started Hunter Brothers Store which became a huge supply store. Later he moved back to Sydney and became a fruit agent at the Sydney fruit markets. He acted as agent for Norman A, Norman M and Mervyn’s orchards at Castlereagh and Emu Plains. Towards the end of 1928 he had one kidney out and lived many years after this, never ceasing in his work. During the War his children and grandchild often visited them at Gilgandra and he used to place coins in a tree which he shook and showered the kids with silver coins. m 1 Sept 1901 Elsie (Essie) Amy Ellen Bowers at Paddington b 1878 (daug of John & Ann Jane Elizabeth ) in Sorrell St, Parramatta domestic duties, lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll, made great Christmas Puddings with lots of sixpences and thripences. See Hillas & Bowers Tree for more information about this family. d 11 July 1959 at Hornsby children 2 5 Neva Stella Frederica Hunter b 11 Jan 1876 in Bathurst d 10 Jan 1952 m 1 Mar 1899 William Peter Howell b 29 December 1869, Penrith, NSW d 14 July 1940, Castlereagh, NSW (test cricketer with D.Bradman) William Peter Howell was an Australian cricketer who played in 18 Tests from 1898 to 1904. Howell's finest achievement was taking 10 for 28 against Surrey during Australia's 1899 tour of England. Test debut: 14 January 1898 Last Test: 15 January 1904 b 29 Dec 1869 d 14 July 1940 children 8 6 Norman Augustus Hunter b 28 Aug 1879 at Emu Plains b at Mortimer House Was a baker and business man. He purchased and ran Hunter Bakery in Wauchope for many years later handing the business of now bakery/Store/Auctioneer over to two of his brother. Then he moved his family back to Emu Plains in 1910 where he established the then largest Citrus orchard in the Southern Hemisphere. In about 1922 he was voted onto the board of “Miss Bishops” to oversee the liquidation of the company and instead turned the company into the largest Catering business in Sydney. regularly catering for huge functions , including the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1936 and regularly, doing the Cricket, Racing Tennis and Railways. In the 1950’s the Company was on-sold to David Jones. The orchard was kept going by his sons and was only sold in the 1970’s. Norman Augustus and his son Norman McLean were were given the role of catering for entire Western Sydney should Sydney be bombed and emergency food be required. This necessitated a close report with the RAAF Base at Richmond as many stores were being kept there during the war and many visits and flights for Norman jnr during the war. d 6 June 1968 at Emu Plains lived at “Yodalla” 1953 “Coronation Medal” m 18 Nov 1903 Eliza (Ellie) McLean at Coraki nr Lismore NSW b 13 Feb 1883 Wollongbar NSW (as per scrapbook) daug of Donald Hugh McLean & Eliza Gibson) bp 1883 Lismore d 13 July 1957 At Emu Plains NSW 1953 “Coronation Medal” Children 4 ( my dad Norman M was the oldest) 7 Hilton Sydney Hunter b 4 July 1882 a carrier, lived in Emu Plains; 1903 Elect roll & Egg farmer & salesman, 1906 living in Emu Plains d 1962 at Emu Plains ( n.m.) (fiancé died of ‘Flu just before marriage). Hilton ran the store in Wauchope after Norman A and his family returned to Emu Plains in 1910 . In 1917 the Store burnt down and Norman returned and re-built it. Hilton continued to run the store there for many years until its sale. Hilton then also returned to Sydney where he worked with another brother , James Wentworth, where they handled the sale of fruit for the Hunter orchard at Emu Plains. Hilton was well over 6’ tall and was a mighty cricketer - batsman. He was much loved by all who knew him.

8 John Thomas Usher (Jack) Hunter b 8 Sept 1885 d 29 Oct 1971 at Gov Philip Host Penrith, late of Penrith/Emu Plains, aged 86 John Thomas Usher was also at one time a storekeeper on the Bellinger River and also worked for the NSW Railways. He was named John after James’ father, Thomas after Sara’s father and Usher after James uncle who was responsible for James learning all about coaching and horses, and therefore ultimately responsible for James being able to immigrate to Australia. The Usher’s, (Lancelot & Sarah) were James surrogate parents, they had no children and James spent much time living with them in Newcastle-on-Tyne, UK. m 1914 Dora Matilda McCabe at Repton b 1893 d 1974 aged 81 yrs children 8

Marriage of a siblingAlbert “Bert” EVANSSusan Elizabeth Ellison “Susie” HUNTERView this family
January 18, 1888 (Age 5 years)
Citation details: 26 July 2009
Text:

Dear Stuart, I will send you the children of James and Sara, I have just printed my 'tree' its 150 A4 pages long so I wont send it but will extract the bits you need... James & Sara lived in Qld for a few years after they were married and their oldest child Susannah was born there in 1867. Interesting fact Its James' 173rd birthday today. Do you want any further back on James' family..?

James Hunter b 26 July 1836 Pelton Fell, Chester-le-Street, Durham UK, bp 1 July 1837 at St Mary & St Cuthbert Chester-le-Street Arrived Free aged just 20 in Aug 1856 to Melbourne on “Red Jacket” d 2nd Aug 1906 Emu Plains aged 70yrs m 19 May 1866 Sara(h) Amelia Ellison in Emu Plains, NSW, by Rev Dr Fullerton, Sydney they lived in Qld for about two years, which is where Suzannah EE was born returning soon after her birth to NSW b 7 Oct 1845 Parramatta (daug of Thomas & Elizabeth [Betsie] Ellison see Ellison Tree - separate) bp 26 October 1845 Parramatta by HH Bobart d 23 Feb. 1913 at Emu Plains Children 8 1 Susan(nah) Elizabeth Ellison (Susie) Hunter b 9 July 1867 in Brisbane Qld Reg ## Boo7222 d 19 Dec 1890 in Emu Plains from childbirth but 8 days after birth m 18 Jan 1888 Albert (Bert) Evans at Emu Plains b 1857 son of James Evans & Mary Colless (m 1936) Penrith d 7 Jan 1899 in Penrith (Albert {Bert} previously married Emma Hall in 1879 in Penrith & had 5 children) Children 2 2 Lancelot James Johnson Hunter b 24 March 1869 at Penrith bp 1870 Worked for Railway Department, (communications) - Station Master. He went into a store on the Bellinger River - Repton, NSW. He was a ship builder of renown in the NSW nthn River area, Built both “Warlord” 1902 & “Sara Hunter” 1910. Lance was very interested in family History. d 5 Feb 1946 at Canterbury NSW bur 8 Feb 1946 Penrith NSW m 1901 Ada Ellen May Purdy b 1881 (domestic duties, lived in High St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll) d 19 Sept 1965 children 3 3 Eva Rebecca Johns Hunter b 1 May 1871 in Penrith (details-family bible) d 19 Sept 1872 in Bathurst as Eva RI from Congestion of the lungs aged 16 months 4 James Wentworth (Jim) Hunter b 6 July 1873 in Bathurst bp 1874 d 24 May 1953 at Burwood (locomotive fireman, as a loading engineer. Lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Elect roll) and stayed at least until about 1906 but in 1910 he traded places with bother Norman A and he moved to Wauchope where ran family store with another of his brothers Hilton. They may all have been there together for a short time. James W stayed until 1915 when he then left Wauchope. He later had a bakery business at Woodburn on the Richmond River, where he and Hilton started Hunter Brothers Store which became a huge supply store. Later he moved back to Sydney and became a fruit agent at the Sydney fruit markets. He acted as agent for Norman A, Norman M and Mervyn’s orchards at Castlereagh and Emu Plains. Towards the end of 1928 he had one kidney out and lived many years after this, never ceasing in his work. During the War his children and grandchild often visited them at Gilgandra and he used to place coins in a tree which he shook and showered the kids with silver coins. m 1 Sept 1901 Elsie (Essie) Amy Ellen Bowers at Paddington b 1878 (daug of John & Ann Jane Elizabeth ) in Sorrell St, Parramatta domestic duties, lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll, made great Christmas Puddings with lots of sixpences and thripences. See Hillas & Bowers Tree for more information about this family. d 11 July 1959 at Hornsby children 2 5 Neva Stella Frederica Hunter b 11 Jan 1876 in Bathurst d 10 Jan 1952 m 1 Mar 1899 William Peter Howell b 29 December 1869, Penrith, NSW d 14 July 1940, Castlereagh, NSW (test cricketer with D.Bradman) William Peter Howell was an Australian cricketer who played in 18 Tests from 1898 to 1904. Howell's finest achievement was taking 10 for 28 against Surrey during Australia's 1899 tour of England. Test debut: 14 January 1898 Last Test: 15 January 1904 b 29 Dec 1869 d 14 July 1940 children 8 6 Norman Augustus Hunter b 28 Aug 1879 at Emu Plains b at Mortimer House Was a baker and business man. He purchased and ran Hunter Bakery in Wauchope for many years later handing the business of now bakery/Store/Auctioneer over to two of his brother. Then he moved his family back to Emu Plains in 1910 where he established the then largest Citrus orchard in the Southern Hemisphere. In about 1922 he was voted onto the board of “Miss Bishops” to oversee the liquidation of the company and instead turned the company into the largest Catering business in Sydney. regularly catering for huge functions , including the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1936 and regularly, doing the Cricket, Racing Tennis and Railways. In the 1950’s the Company was on-sold to David Jones. The orchard was kept going by his sons and was only sold in the 1970’s. Norman Augustus and his son Norman McLean were were given the role of catering for entire Western Sydney should Sydney be bombed and emergency food be required. This necessitated a close report with the RAAF Base at Richmond as many stores were being kept there during the war and many visits and flights for Norman jnr during the war. d 6 June 1968 at Emu Plains lived at “Yodalla” 1953 “Coronation Medal” m 18 Nov 1903 Eliza (Ellie) McLean at Coraki nr Lismore NSW b 13 Feb 1883 Wollongbar NSW (as per scrapbook) daug of Donald Hugh McLean & Eliza Gibson) bp 1883 Lismore d 13 July 1957 At Emu Plains NSW 1953 “Coronation Medal” Children 4 ( my dad Norman M was the oldest) 7 Hilton Sydney Hunter b 4 July 1882 a carrier, lived in Emu Plains; 1903 Elect roll & Egg farmer & salesman, 1906 living in Emu Plains d 1962 at Emu Plains ( n.m.) (fiancé died of ‘Flu just before marriage). Hilton ran the store in Wauchope after Norman A and his family returned to Emu Plains in 1910 . In 1917 the Store burnt down and Norman returned and re-built it. Hilton continued to run the store there for many years until its sale. Hilton then also returned to Sydney where he worked with another brother , James Wentworth, where they handled the sale of fruit for the Hunter orchard at Emu Plains. Hilton was well over 6’ tall and was a mighty cricketer - batsman. He was much loved by all who knew him.

8 John Thomas Usher (Jack) Hunter b 8 Sept 1885 d 29 Oct 1971 at Gov Philip Host Penrith, late of Penrith/Emu Plains, aged 86 John Thomas Usher was also at one time a storekeeper on the Bellinger River and also worked for the NSW Railways. He was named John after James’ father, Thomas after Sara’s father and Usher after James uncle who was responsible for James learning all about coaching and horses, and therefore ultimately responsible for James being able to immigrate to Australia. The Usher’s, (Lancelot & Sarah) were James surrogate parents, they had no children and James spent much time living with them in Newcastle-on-Tyne, UK. m 1914 Dora Matilda McCabe at Repton b 1893 d 1974 aged 81 yrs children 8

Citation details: 127/1888 EVANS ALBERT HUNTER SUSANNAH E E SYDNEY
Death of a sisterSusan Elizabeth Ellison “Susie” HUNTER
December 19, 1890 (Age 8 years)
Cause: Complications following child birth
Citation details: 26 July 2009
Text:

Dear Stuart, I will send you the children of James and Sara, I have just printed my 'tree' its 150 A4 pages long so I wont send it but will extract the bits you need... James & Sara lived in Qld for a few years after they were married and their oldest child Susannah was born there in 1867. Interesting fact Its James' 173rd birthday today. Do you want any further back on James' family..?

James Hunter b 26 July 1836 Pelton Fell, Chester-le-Street, Durham UK, bp 1 July 1837 at St Mary & St Cuthbert Chester-le-Street Arrived Free aged just 20 in Aug 1856 to Melbourne on “Red Jacket” d 2nd Aug 1906 Emu Plains aged 70yrs m 19 May 1866 Sara(h) Amelia Ellison in Emu Plains, NSW, by Rev Dr Fullerton, Sydney they lived in Qld for about two years, which is where Suzannah EE was born returning soon after her birth to NSW b 7 Oct 1845 Parramatta (daug of Thomas & Elizabeth [Betsie] Ellison see Ellison Tree - separate) bp 26 October 1845 Parramatta by HH Bobart d 23 Feb. 1913 at Emu Plains Children 8 1 Susan(nah) Elizabeth Ellison (Susie) Hunter b 9 July 1867 in Brisbane Qld Reg ## Boo7222 d 19 Dec 1890 in Emu Plains from childbirth but 8 days after birth m 18 Jan 1888 Albert (Bert) Evans at Emu Plains b 1857 son of James Evans & Mary Colless (m 1936) Penrith d 7 Jan 1899 in Penrith (Albert {Bert} previously married Emma Hall in 1879 in Penrith & had 5 children) Children 2 2 Lancelot James Johnson Hunter b 24 March 1869 at Penrith bp 1870 Worked for Railway Department, (communications) - Station Master. He went into a store on the Bellinger River - Repton, NSW. He was a ship builder of renown in the NSW nthn River area, Built both “Warlord” 1902 & “Sara Hunter” 1910. Lance was very interested in family History. d 5 Feb 1946 at Canterbury NSW bur 8 Feb 1946 Penrith NSW m 1901 Ada Ellen May Purdy b 1881 (domestic duties, lived in High St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll) d 19 Sept 1965 children 3 3 Eva Rebecca Johns Hunter b 1 May 1871 in Penrith (details-family bible) d 19 Sept 1872 in Bathurst as Eva RI from Congestion of the lungs aged 16 months 4 James Wentworth (Jim) Hunter b 6 July 1873 in Bathurst bp 1874 d 24 May 1953 at Burwood (locomotive fireman, as a loading engineer. Lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Elect roll) and stayed at least until about 1906 but in 1910 he traded places with bother Norman A and he moved to Wauchope where ran family store with another of his brothers Hilton. They may all have been there together for a short time. James W stayed until 1915 when he then left Wauchope. He later had a bakery business at Woodburn on the Richmond River, where he and Hilton started Hunter Brothers Store which became a huge supply store. Later he moved back to Sydney and became a fruit agent at the Sydney fruit markets. He acted as agent for Norman A, Norman M and Mervyn’s orchards at Castlereagh and Emu Plains. Towards the end of 1928 he had one kidney out and lived many years after this, never ceasing in his work. During the War his children and grandchild often visited them at Gilgandra and he used to place coins in a tree which he shook and showered the kids with silver coins. m 1 Sept 1901 Elsie (Essie) Amy Ellen Bowers at Paddington b 1878 (daug of John & Ann Jane Elizabeth ) in Sorrell St, Parramatta domestic duties, lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll, made great Christmas Puddings with lots of sixpences and thripences. See Hillas & Bowers Tree for more information about this family. d 11 July 1959 at Hornsby children 2 5 Neva Stella Frederica Hunter b 11 Jan 1876 in Bathurst d 10 Jan 1952 m 1 Mar 1899 William Peter Howell b 29 December 1869, Penrith, NSW d 14 July 1940, Castlereagh, NSW (test cricketer with D.Bradman) William Peter Howell was an Australian cricketer who played in 18 Tests from 1898 to 1904. Howell's finest achievement was taking 10 for 28 against Surrey during Australia's 1899 tour of England. Test debut: 14 January 1898 Last Test: 15 January 1904 b 29 Dec 1869 d 14 July 1940 children 8 6 Norman Augustus Hunter b 28 Aug 1879 at Emu Plains b at Mortimer House Was a baker and business man. He purchased and ran Hunter Bakery in Wauchope for many years later handing the business of now bakery/Store/Auctioneer over to two of his brother. Then he moved his family back to Emu Plains in 1910 where he established the then largest Citrus orchard in the Southern Hemisphere. In about 1922 he was voted onto the board of “Miss Bishops” to oversee the liquidation of the company and instead turned the company into the largest Catering business in Sydney. regularly catering for huge functions , including the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1936 and regularly, doing the Cricket, Racing Tennis and Railways. In the 1950’s the Company was on-sold to David Jones. The orchard was kept going by his sons and was only sold in the 1970’s. Norman Augustus and his son Norman McLean were were given the role of catering for entire Western Sydney should Sydney be bombed and emergency food be required. This necessitated a close report with the RAAF Base at Richmond as many stores were being kept there during the war and many visits and flights for Norman jnr during the war. d 6 June 1968 at Emu Plains lived at “Yodalla” 1953 “Coronation Medal” m 18 Nov 1903 Eliza (Ellie) McLean at Coraki nr Lismore NSW b 13 Feb 1883 Wollongbar NSW (as per scrapbook) daug of Donald Hugh McLean & Eliza Gibson) bp 1883 Lismore d 13 July 1957 At Emu Plains NSW 1953 “Coronation Medal” Children 4 ( my dad Norman M was the oldest) 7 Hilton Sydney Hunter b 4 July 1882 a carrier, lived in Emu Plains; 1903 Elect roll & Egg farmer & salesman, 1906 living in Emu Plains d 1962 at Emu Plains ( n.m.) (fiancé died of ‘Flu just before marriage). Hilton ran the store in Wauchope after Norman A and his family returned to Emu Plains in 1910 . In 1917 the Store burnt down and Norman returned and re-built it. Hilton continued to run the store there for many years until its sale. Hilton then also returned to Sydney where he worked with another brother , James Wentworth, where they handled the sale of fruit for the Hunter orchard at Emu Plains. Hilton was well over 6’ tall and was a mighty cricketer - batsman. He was much loved by all who knew him.

8 John Thomas Usher (Jack) Hunter b 8 Sept 1885 d 29 Oct 1971 at Gov Philip Host Penrith, late of Penrith/Emu Plains, aged 86 John Thomas Usher was also at one time a storekeeper on the Bellinger River and also worked for the NSW Railways. He was named John after James’ father, Thomas after Sara’s father and Usher after James uncle who was responsible for James learning all about coaching and horses, and therefore ultimately responsible for James being able to immigrate to Australia. The Usher’s, (Lancelot & Sarah) were James surrogate parents, they had no children and James spent much time living with them in Newcastle-on-Tyne, UK. m 1914 Dora Matilda McCabe at Repton b 1893 d 1974 aged 81 yrs children 8

Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 10822/1890 EVANS SUSANNA E E JAMES SARAH A PENRITH
Marriage of a siblingWilliam Peter HOWELLNeva Stella Frederica HUNTERView this family
March 1, 1899 (Age 16 years)
Citation details: 26 July 2009
Text:

Dear Stuart, I will send you the children of James and Sara, I have just printed my 'tree' its 150 A4 pages long so I wont send it but will extract the bits you need... James & Sara lived in Qld for a few years after they were married and their oldest child Susannah was born there in 1867. Interesting fact Its James' 173rd birthday today. Do you want any further back on James' family..?

James Hunter b 26 July 1836 Pelton Fell, Chester-le-Street, Durham UK, bp 1 July 1837 at St Mary & St Cuthbert Chester-le-Street Arrived Free aged just 20 in Aug 1856 to Melbourne on “Red Jacket” d 2nd Aug 1906 Emu Plains aged 70yrs m 19 May 1866 Sara(h) Amelia Ellison in Emu Plains, NSW, by Rev Dr Fullerton, Sydney they lived in Qld for about two years, which is where Suzannah EE was born returning soon after her birth to NSW b 7 Oct 1845 Parramatta (daug of Thomas & Elizabeth [Betsie] Ellison see Ellison Tree - separate) bp 26 October 1845 Parramatta by HH Bobart d 23 Feb. 1913 at Emu Plains Children 8 1 Susan(nah) Elizabeth Ellison (Susie) Hunter b 9 July 1867 in Brisbane Qld Reg ## Boo7222 d 19 Dec 1890 in Emu Plains from childbirth but 8 days after birth m 18 Jan 1888 Albert (Bert) Evans at Emu Plains b 1857 son of James Evans & Mary Colless (m 1936) Penrith d 7 Jan 1899 in Penrith (Albert {Bert} previously married Emma Hall in 1879 in Penrith & had 5 children) Children 2 2 Lancelot James Johnson Hunter b 24 March 1869 at Penrith bp 1870 Worked for Railway Department, (communications) - Station Master. He went into a store on the Bellinger River - Repton, NSW. He was a ship builder of renown in the NSW nthn River area, Built both “Warlord” 1902 & “Sara Hunter” 1910. Lance was very interested in family History. d 5 Feb 1946 at Canterbury NSW bur 8 Feb 1946 Penrith NSW m 1901 Ada Ellen May Purdy b 1881 (domestic duties, lived in High St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll) d 19 Sept 1965 children 3 3 Eva Rebecca Johns Hunter b 1 May 1871 in Penrith (details-family bible) d 19 Sept 1872 in Bathurst as Eva RI from Congestion of the lungs aged 16 months 4 James Wentworth (Jim) Hunter b 6 July 1873 in Bathurst bp 1874 d 24 May 1953 at Burwood (locomotive fireman, as a loading engineer. Lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Elect roll) and stayed at least until about 1906 but in 1910 he traded places with bother Norman A and he moved to Wauchope where ran family store with another of his brothers Hilton. They may all have been there together for a short time. James W stayed until 1915 when he then left Wauchope. He later had a bakery business at Woodburn on the Richmond River, where he and Hilton started Hunter Brothers Store which became a huge supply store. Later he moved back to Sydney and became a fruit agent at the Sydney fruit markets. He acted as agent for Norman A, Norman M and Mervyn’s orchards at Castlereagh and Emu Plains. Towards the end of 1928 he had one kidney out and lived many years after this, never ceasing in his work. During the War his children and grandchild often visited them at Gilgandra and he used to place coins in a tree which he shook and showered the kids with silver coins. m 1 Sept 1901 Elsie (Essie) Amy Ellen Bowers at Paddington b 1878 (daug of John & Ann Jane Elizabeth ) in Sorrell St, Parramatta domestic duties, lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll, made great Christmas Puddings with lots of sixpences and thripences. See Hillas & Bowers Tree for more information about this family. d 11 July 1959 at Hornsby children 2 5 Neva Stella Frederica Hunter b 11 Jan 1876 in Bathurst d 10 Jan 1952 m 1 Mar 1899 William Peter Howell b 29 December 1869, Penrith, NSW d 14 July 1940, Castlereagh, NSW (test cricketer with D.Bradman) William Peter Howell was an Australian cricketer who played in 18 Tests from 1898 to 1904. Howell's finest achievement was taking 10 for 28 against Surrey during Australia's 1899 tour of England. Test debut: 14 January 1898 Last Test: 15 January 1904 b 29 Dec 1869 d 14 July 1940 children 8 6 Norman Augustus Hunter b 28 Aug 1879 at Emu Plains b at Mortimer House Was a baker and business man. He purchased and ran Hunter Bakery in Wauchope for many years later handing the business of now bakery/Store/Auctioneer over to two of his brother. Then he moved his family back to Emu Plains in 1910 where he established the then largest Citrus orchard in the Southern Hemisphere. In about 1922 he was voted onto the board of “Miss Bishops” to oversee the liquidation of the company and instead turned the company into the largest Catering business in Sydney. regularly catering for huge functions , including the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1936 and regularly, doing the Cricket, Racing Tennis and Railways. In the 1950’s the Company was on-sold to David Jones. The orchard was kept going by his sons and was only sold in the 1970’s. Norman Augustus and his son Norman McLean were were given the role of catering for entire Western Sydney should Sydney be bombed and emergency food be required. This necessitated a close report with the RAAF Base at Richmond as many stores were being kept there during the war and many visits and flights for Norman jnr during the war. d 6 June 1968 at Emu Plains lived at “Yodalla” 1953 “Coronation Medal” m 18 Nov 1903 Eliza (Ellie) McLean at Coraki nr Lismore NSW b 13 Feb 1883 Wollongbar NSW (as per scrapbook) daug of Donald Hugh McLean & Eliza Gibson) bp 1883 Lismore d 13 July 1957 At Emu Plains NSW 1953 “Coronation Medal” Children 4 ( my dad Norman M was the oldest) 7 Hilton Sydney Hunter b 4 July 1882 a carrier, lived in Emu Plains; 1903 Elect roll & Egg farmer & salesman, 1906 living in Emu Plains d 1962 at Emu Plains ( n.m.) (fiancé died of ‘Flu just before marriage). Hilton ran the store in Wauchope after Norman A and his family returned to Emu Plains in 1910 . In 1917 the Store burnt down and Norman returned and re-built it. Hilton continued to run the store there for many years until its sale. Hilton then also returned to Sydney where he worked with another brother , James Wentworth, where they handled the sale of fruit for the Hunter orchard at Emu Plains. Hilton was well over 6’ tall and was a mighty cricketer - batsman. He was much loved by all who knew him.

8 John Thomas Usher (Jack) Hunter b 8 Sept 1885 d 29 Oct 1971 at Gov Philip Host Penrith, late of Penrith/Emu Plains, aged 86 John Thomas Usher was also at one time a storekeeper on the Bellinger River and also worked for the NSW Railways. He was named John after James’ father, Thomas after Sara’s father and Usher after James uncle who was responsible for James learning all about coaching and horses, and therefore ultimately responsible for James being able to immigrate to Australia. The Usher’s, (Lancelot & Sarah) were James surrogate parents, they had no children and James spent much time living with them in Newcastle-on-Tyne, UK. m 1914 Dora Matilda McCabe at Repton b 1893 d 1974 aged 81 yrs children 8

Marriage of a siblingLancelot James Johnson “Lance” HUNTERAda Ellen May PURDYView this family
about 1901 (Age 18 years)
Citation details: 4705/1901 HUNTER LANCELOT J J PURDY ADA E PENRITH
Citation details: 26 July 2009
Text:

Dear Stuart, I will send you the children of James and Sara, I have just printed my 'tree' its 150 A4 pages long so I wont send it but will extract the bits you need... James & Sara lived in Qld for a few years after they were married and their oldest child Susannah was born there in 1867. Interesting fact Its James' 173rd birthday today. Do you want any further back on James' family..?

James Hunter b 26 July 1836 Pelton Fell, Chester-le-Street, Durham UK, bp 1 July 1837 at St Mary & St Cuthbert Chester-le-Street Arrived Free aged just 20 in Aug 1856 to Melbourne on “Red Jacket” d 2nd Aug 1906 Emu Plains aged 70yrs m 19 May 1866 Sara(h) Amelia Ellison in Emu Plains, NSW, by Rev Dr Fullerton, Sydney they lived in Qld for about two years, which is where Suzannah EE was born returning soon after her birth to NSW b 7 Oct 1845 Parramatta (daug of Thomas & Elizabeth [Betsie] Ellison see Ellison Tree - separate) bp 26 October 1845 Parramatta by HH Bobart d 23 Feb. 1913 at Emu Plains Children 8 1 Susan(nah) Elizabeth Ellison (Susie) Hunter b 9 July 1867 in Brisbane Qld Reg ## Boo7222 d 19 Dec 1890 in Emu Plains from childbirth but 8 days after birth m 18 Jan 1888 Albert (Bert) Evans at Emu Plains b 1857 son of James Evans & Mary Colless (m 1936) Penrith d 7 Jan 1899 in Penrith (Albert {Bert} previously married Emma Hall in 1879 in Penrith & had 5 children) Children 2 2 Lancelot James Johnson Hunter b 24 March 1869 at Penrith bp 1870 Worked for Railway Department, (communications) - Station Master. He went into a store on the Bellinger River - Repton, NSW. He was a ship builder of renown in the NSW nthn River area, Built both “Warlord” 1902 & “Sara Hunter” 1910. Lance was very interested in family History. d 5 Feb 1946 at Canterbury NSW bur 8 Feb 1946 Penrith NSW m 1901 Ada Ellen May Purdy b 1881 (domestic duties, lived in High St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll) d 19 Sept 1965 children 3 3 Eva Rebecca Johns Hunter b 1 May 1871 in Penrith (details-family bible) d 19 Sept 1872 in Bathurst as Eva RI from Congestion of the lungs aged 16 months 4 James Wentworth (Jim) Hunter b 6 July 1873 in Bathurst bp 1874 d 24 May 1953 at Burwood (locomotive fireman, as a loading engineer. Lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Elect roll) and stayed at least until about 1906 but in 1910 he traded places with bother Norman A and he moved to Wauchope where ran family store with another of his brothers Hilton. They may all have been there together for a short time. James W stayed until 1915 when he then left Wauchope. He later had a bakery business at Woodburn on the Richmond River, where he and Hilton started Hunter Brothers Store which became a huge supply store. Later he moved back to Sydney and became a fruit agent at the Sydney fruit markets. He acted as agent for Norman A, Norman M and Mervyn’s orchards at Castlereagh and Emu Plains. Towards the end of 1928 he had one kidney out and lived many years after this, never ceasing in his work. During the War his children and grandchild often visited them at Gilgandra and he used to place coins in a tree which he shook and showered the kids with silver coins. m 1 Sept 1901 Elsie (Essie) Amy Ellen Bowers at Paddington b 1878 (daug of John & Ann Jane Elizabeth ) in Sorrell St, Parramatta domestic duties, lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll, made great Christmas Puddings with lots of sixpences and thripences. See Hillas & Bowers Tree for more information about this family. d 11 July 1959 at Hornsby children 2 5 Neva Stella Frederica Hunter b 11 Jan 1876 in Bathurst d 10 Jan 1952 m 1 Mar 1899 William Peter Howell b 29 December 1869, Penrith, NSW d 14 July 1940, Castlereagh, NSW (test cricketer with D.Bradman) William Peter Howell was an Australian cricketer who played in 18 Tests from 1898 to 1904. Howell's finest achievement was taking 10 for 28 against Surrey during Australia's 1899 tour of England. Test debut: 14 January 1898 Last Test: 15 January 1904 b 29 Dec 1869 d 14 July 1940 children 8 6 Norman Augustus Hunter b 28 Aug 1879 at Emu Plains b at Mortimer House Was a baker and business man. He purchased and ran Hunter Bakery in Wauchope for many years later handing the business of now bakery/Store/Auctioneer over to two of his brother. Then he moved his family back to Emu Plains in 1910 where he established the then largest Citrus orchard in the Southern Hemisphere. In about 1922 he was voted onto the board of “Miss Bishops” to oversee the liquidation of the company and instead turned the company into the largest Catering business in Sydney. regularly catering for huge functions , including the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1936 and regularly, doing the Cricket, Racing Tennis and Railways. In the 1950’s the Company was on-sold to David Jones. The orchard was kept going by his sons and was only sold in the 1970’s. Norman Augustus and his son Norman McLean were were given the role of catering for entire Western Sydney should Sydney be bombed and emergency food be required. This necessitated a close report with the RAAF Base at Richmond as many stores were being kept there during the war and many visits and flights for Norman jnr during the war. d 6 June 1968 at Emu Plains lived at “Yodalla” 1953 “Coronation Medal” m 18 Nov 1903 Eliza (Ellie) McLean at Coraki nr Lismore NSW b 13 Feb 1883 Wollongbar NSW (as per scrapbook) daug of Donald Hugh McLean & Eliza Gibson) bp 1883 Lismore d 13 July 1957 At Emu Plains NSW 1953 “Coronation Medal” Children 4 ( my dad Norman M was the oldest) 7 Hilton Sydney Hunter b 4 July 1882 a carrier, lived in Emu Plains; 1903 Elect roll & Egg farmer & salesman, 1906 living in Emu Plains d 1962 at Emu Plains ( n.m.) (fiancé died of ‘Flu just before marriage). Hilton ran the store in Wauchope after Norman A and his family returned to Emu Plains in 1910 . In 1917 the Store burnt down and Norman returned and re-built it. Hilton continued to run the store there for many years until its sale. Hilton then also returned to Sydney where he worked with another brother , James Wentworth, where they handled the sale of fruit for the Hunter orchard at Emu Plains. Hilton was well over 6’ tall and was a mighty cricketer - batsman. He was much loved by all who knew him.

8 John Thomas Usher (Jack) Hunter b 8 Sept 1885 d 29 Oct 1971 at Gov Philip Host Penrith, late of Penrith/Emu Plains, aged 86 John Thomas Usher was also at one time a storekeeper on the Bellinger River and also worked for the NSW Railways. He was named John after James’ father, Thomas after Sara’s father and Usher after James uncle who was responsible for James learning all about coaching and horses, and therefore ultimately responsible for James being able to immigrate to Australia. The Usher’s, (Lancelot & Sarah) were James surrogate parents, they had no children and James spent much time living with them in Newcastle-on-Tyne, UK. m 1914 Dora Matilda McCabe at Repton b 1893 d 1974 aged 81 yrs children 8

Marriage of a siblingJames Wentworth “Jim” HUNTERElsie Amy Ellen “Essie” BOWERSView this family
September 1, 1901 (Age 19 years)
Citation details: 7284/1901 HUNTER JAMES W BOWERS ELSIE A E PADDINGTON
Citation details: 26 July 2009
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Dear Stuart, I will send you the children of James and Sara, I have just printed my 'tree' its 150 A4 pages long so I wont send it but will extract the bits you need... James & Sara lived in Qld for a few years after they were married and their oldest child Susannah was born there in 1867. Interesting fact Its James' 173rd birthday today. Do you want any further back on James' family..?

James Hunter b 26 July 1836 Pelton Fell, Chester-le-Street, Durham UK, bp 1 July 1837 at St Mary & St Cuthbert Chester-le-Street Arrived Free aged just 20 in Aug 1856 to Melbourne on “Red Jacket” d 2nd Aug 1906 Emu Plains aged 70yrs m 19 May 1866 Sara(h) Amelia Ellison in Emu Plains, NSW, by Rev Dr Fullerton, Sydney they lived in Qld for about two years, which is where Suzannah EE was born returning soon after her birth to NSW b 7 Oct 1845 Parramatta (daug of Thomas & Elizabeth [Betsie] Ellison see Ellison Tree - separate) bp 26 October 1845 Parramatta by HH Bobart d 23 Feb. 1913 at Emu Plains Children 8 1 Susan(nah) Elizabeth Ellison (Susie) Hunter b 9 July 1867 in Brisbane Qld Reg ## Boo7222 d 19 Dec 1890 in Emu Plains from childbirth but 8 days after birth m 18 Jan 1888 Albert (Bert) Evans at Emu Plains b 1857 son of James Evans & Mary Colless (m 1936) Penrith d 7 Jan 1899 in Penrith (Albert {Bert} previously married Emma Hall in 1879 in Penrith & had 5 children) Children 2 2 Lancelot James Johnson Hunter b 24 March 1869 at Penrith bp 1870 Worked for Railway Department, (communications) - Station Master. He went into a store on the Bellinger River - Repton, NSW. He was a ship builder of renown in the NSW nthn River area, Built both “Warlord” 1902 & “Sara Hunter” 1910. Lance was very interested in family History. d 5 Feb 1946 at Canterbury NSW bur 8 Feb 1946 Penrith NSW m 1901 Ada Ellen May Purdy b 1881 (domestic duties, lived in High St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll) d 19 Sept 1965 children 3 3 Eva Rebecca Johns Hunter b 1 May 1871 in Penrith (details-family bible) d 19 Sept 1872 in Bathurst as Eva RI from Congestion of the lungs aged 16 months 4 James Wentworth (Jim) Hunter b 6 July 1873 in Bathurst bp 1874 d 24 May 1953 at Burwood (locomotive fireman, as a loading engineer. Lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Elect roll) and stayed at least until about 1906 but in 1910 he traded places with bother Norman A and he moved to Wauchope where ran family store with another of his brothers Hilton. They may all have been there together for a short time. James W stayed until 1915 when he then left Wauchope. He later had a bakery business at Woodburn on the Richmond River, where he and Hilton started Hunter Brothers Store which became a huge supply store. Later he moved back to Sydney and became a fruit agent at the Sydney fruit markets. He acted as agent for Norman A, Norman M and Mervyn’s orchards at Castlereagh and Emu Plains. Towards the end of 1928 he had one kidney out and lived many years after this, never ceasing in his work. During the War his children and grandchild often visited them at Gilgandra and he used to place coins in a tree which he shook and showered the kids with silver coins. m 1 Sept 1901 Elsie (Essie) Amy Ellen Bowers at Paddington b 1878 (daug of John & Ann Jane Elizabeth ) in Sorrell St, Parramatta domestic duties, lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll, made great Christmas Puddings with lots of sixpences and thripences. See Hillas & Bowers Tree for more information about this family. d 11 July 1959 at Hornsby children 2 5 Neva Stella Frederica Hunter b 11 Jan 1876 in Bathurst d 10 Jan 1952 m 1 Mar 1899 William Peter Howell b 29 December 1869, Penrith, NSW d 14 July 1940, Castlereagh, NSW (test cricketer with D.Bradman) William Peter Howell was an Australian cricketer who played in 18 Tests from 1898 to 1904. Howell's finest achievement was taking 10 for 28 against Surrey during Australia's 1899 tour of England. Test debut: 14 January 1898 Last Test: 15 January 1904 b 29 Dec 1869 d 14 July 1940 children 8 6 Norman Augustus Hunter b 28 Aug 1879 at Emu Plains b at Mortimer House Was a baker and business man. He purchased and ran Hunter Bakery in Wauchope for many years later handing the business of now bakery/Store/Auctioneer over to two of his brother. Then he moved his family back to Emu Plains in 1910 where he established the then largest Citrus orchard in the Southern Hemisphere. In about 1922 he was voted onto the board of “Miss Bishops” to oversee the liquidation of the company and instead turned the company into the largest Catering business in Sydney. regularly catering for huge functions , including the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1936 and regularly, doing the Cricket, Racing Tennis and Railways. In the 1950’s the Company was on-sold to David Jones. The orchard was kept going by his sons and was only sold in the 1970’s. Norman Augustus and his son Norman McLean were were given the role of catering for entire Western Sydney should Sydney be bombed and emergency food be required. This necessitated a close report with the RAAF Base at Richmond as many stores were being kept there during the war and many visits and flights for Norman jnr during the war. d 6 June 1968 at Emu Plains lived at “Yodalla” 1953 “Coronation Medal” m 18 Nov 1903 Eliza (Ellie) McLean at Coraki nr Lismore NSW b 13 Feb 1883 Wollongbar NSW (as per scrapbook) daug of Donald Hugh McLean & Eliza Gibson) bp 1883 Lismore d 13 July 1957 At Emu Plains NSW 1953 “Coronation Medal” Children 4 ( my dad Norman M was the oldest) 7 Hilton Sydney Hunter b 4 July 1882 a carrier, lived in Emu Plains; 1903 Elect roll & Egg farmer & salesman, 1906 living in Emu Plains d 1962 at Emu Plains ( n.m.) (fiancé died of ‘Flu just before marriage). Hilton ran the store in Wauchope after Norman A and his family returned to Emu Plains in 1910 . In 1917 the Store burnt down and Norman returned and re-built it. Hilton continued to run the store there for many years until its sale. Hilton then also returned to Sydney where he worked with another brother , James Wentworth, where they handled the sale of fruit for the Hunter orchard at Emu Plains. Hilton was well over 6’ tall and was a mighty cricketer - batsman. He was much loved by all who knew him.

8 John Thomas Usher (Jack) Hunter b 8 Sept 1885 d 29 Oct 1971 at Gov Philip Host Penrith, late of Penrith/Emu Plains, aged 86 John Thomas Usher was also at one time a storekeeper on the Bellinger River and also worked for the NSW Railways. He was named John after James’ father, Thomas after Sara’s father and Usher after James uncle who was responsible for James learning all about coaching and horses, and therefore ultimately responsible for James being able to immigrate to Australia. The Usher’s, (Lancelot & Sarah) were James surrogate parents, they had no children and James spent much time living with them in Newcastle-on-Tyne, UK. m 1914 Dora Matilda McCabe at Repton b 1893 d 1974 aged 81 yrs children 8

Marriage of a siblingNorman Augustus HUNTEREliza “Ellie” McLEANView this family
November 18, 1903 (Age 21 years)
Citation details: 23 July 2009
Text:

Your Name: Sara Powter Email Address: spowter@bigpond.net.au

I would like you to add my Grandmother Eliza McLean to Donald Hugh's list of kids. Her birth was unregistered as her older sister Elizabeth died at the time she was born. I have all her details and her own bible with parents details etc. 8 Eliza McLean b 13 Feb 1883 Wollongbar (as per scrapbook & in family bible of Eliza McLean Hunter) bp 1883 Lismore d 13 July 1957 At Emu Plains NSW m 18 Nov 1903 Norman Augustus Hunter b 27 Aug. 1879 at Emu Plains (Mortimer House) d 6 June 1968 at Emu Plains

Citation details: 8258/1903 HUNTER NORMAN A MCLEAN ELIZA CASINO
Death of a fatherJames HUNTER
August 2, 1906 (Age 24 years)
Citation details: 26 July 2009
Text:

Dear Stuart, I will send you the children of James and Sara, I have just printed my 'tree' its 150 A4 pages long so I wont send it but will extract the bits you need... James & Sara lived in Qld for a few years after they were married and their oldest child Susannah was born there in 1867. Interesting fact Its James' 173rd birthday today. Do you want any further back on James' family..?

James Hunter b 26 July 1836 Pelton Fell, Chester-le-Street, Durham UK, bp 1 July 1837 at St Mary & St Cuthbert Chester-le-Street Arrived Free aged just 20 in Aug 1856 to Melbourne on “Red Jacket” d 2nd Aug 1906 Emu Plains aged 70yrs m 19 May 1866 Sara(h) Amelia Ellison in Emu Plains, NSW, by Rev Dr Fullerton, Sydney they lived in Qld for about two years, which is where Suzannah EE was born returning soon after her birth to NSW b 7 Oct 1845 Parramatta (daug of Thomas & Elizabeth [Betsie] Ellison see Ellison Tree - separate) bp 26 October 1845 Parramatta by HH Bobart d 23 Feb. 1913 at Emu Plains Children 8 1 Susan(nah) Elizabeth Ellison (Susie) Hunter b 9 July 1867 in Brisbane Qld Reg ## Boo7222 d 19 Dec 1890 in Emu Plains from childbirth but 8 days after birth m 18 Jan 1888 Albert (Bert) Evans at Emu Plains b 1857 son of James Evans & Mary Colless (m 1936) Penrith d 7 Jan 1899 in Penrith (Albert {Bert} previously married Emma Hall in 1879 in Penrith & had 5 children) Children 2 2 Lancelot James Johnson Hunter b 24 March 1869 at Penrith bp 1870 Worked for Railway Department, (communications) - Station Master. He went into a store on the Bellinger River - Repton, NSW. He was a ship builder of renown in the NSW nthn River area, Built both “Warlord” 1902 & “Sara Hunter” 1910. Lance was very interested in family History. d 5 Feb 1946 at Canterbury NSW bur 8 Feb 1946 Penrith NSW m 1901 Ada Ellen May Purdy b 1881 (domestic duties, lived in High St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll) d 19 Sept 1965 children 3 3 Eva Rebecca Johns Hunter b 1 May 1871 in Penrith (details-family bible) d 19 Sept 1872 in Bathurst as Eva RI from Congestion of the lungs aged 16 months 4 James Wentworth (Jim) Hunter b 6 July 1873 in Bathurst bp 1874 d 24 May 1953 at Burwood (locomotive fireman, as a loading engineer. Lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Elect roll) and stayed at least until about 1906 but in 1910 he traded places with bother Norman A and he moved to Wauchope where ran family store with another of his brothers Hilton. They may all have been there together for a short time. James W stayed until 1915 when he then left Wauchope. He later had a bakery business at Woodburn on the Richmond River, where he and Hilton started Hunter Brothers Store which became a huge supply store. Later he moved back to Sydney and became a fruit agent at the Sydney fruit markets. He acted as agent for Norman A, Norman M and Mervyn’s orchards at Castlereagh and Emu Plains. Towards the end of 1928 he had one kidney out and lived many years after this, never ceasing in his work. During the War his children and grandchild often visited them at Gilgandra and he used to place coins in a tree which he shook and showered the kids with silver coins. m 1 Sept 1901 Elsie (Essie) Amy Ellen Bowers at Paddington b 1878 (daug of John & Ann Jane Elizabeth ) in Sorrell St, Parramatta domestic duties, lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll, made great Christmas Puddings with lots of sixpences and thripences. See Hillas & Bowers Tree for more information about this family. d 11 July 1959 at Hornsby children 2 5 Neva Stella Frederica Hunter b 11 Jan 1876 in Bathurst d 10 Jan 1952 m 1 Mar 1899 William Peter Howell b 29 December 1869, Penrith, NSW d 14 July 1940, Castlereagh, NSW (test cricketer with D.Bradman) William Peter Howell was an Australian cricketer who played in 18 Tests from 1898 to 1904. Howell's finest achievement was taking 10 for 28 against Surrey during Australia's 1899 tour of England. Test debut: 14 January 1898 Last Test: 15 January 1904 b 29 Dec 1869 d 14 July 1940 children 8 6 Norman Augustus Hunter b 28 Aug 1879 at Emu Plains b at Mortimer House Was a baker and business man. He purchased and ran Hunter Bakery in Wauchope for many years later handing the business of now bakery/Store/Auctioneer over to two of his brother. Then he moved his family back to Emu Plains in 1910 where he established the then largest Citrus orchard in the Southern Hemisphere. In about 1922 he was voted onto the board of “Miss Bishops” to oversee the liquidation of the company and instead turned the company into the largest Catering business in Sydney. regularly catering for huge functions , including the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1936 and regularly, doing the Cricket, Racing Tennis and Railways. In the 1950’s the Company was on-sold to David Jones. The orchard was kept going by his sons and was only sold in the 1970’s. Norman Augustus and his son Norman McLean were were given the role of catering for entire Western Sydney should Sydney be bombed and emergency food be required. This necessitated a close report with the RAAF Base at Richmond as many stores were being kept there during the war and many visits and flights for Norman jnr during the war. d 6 June 1968 at Emu Plains lived at “Yodalla” 1953 “Coronation Medal” m 18 Nov 1903 Eliza (Ellie) McLean at Coraki nr Lismore NSW b 13 Feb 1883 Wollongbar NSW (as per scrapbook) daug of Donald Hugh McLean & Eliza Gibson) bp 1883 Lismore d 13 July 1957 At Emu Plains NSW 1953 “Coronation Medal” Children 4 ( my dad Norman M was the oldest) 7 Hilton Sydney Hunter b 4 July 1882 a carrier, lived in Emu Plains; 1903 Elect roll & Egg farmer & salesman, 1906 living in Emu Plains d 1962 at Emu Plains ( n.m.) (fiancé died of ‘Flu just before marriage). Hilton ran the store in Wauchope after Norman A and his family returned to Emu Plains in 1910 . In 1917 the Store burnt down and Norman returned and re-built it. Hilton continued to run the store there for many years until its sale. Hilton then also returned to Sydney where he worked with another brother , James Wentworth, where they handled the sale of fruit for the Hunter orchard at Emu Plains. Hilton was well over 6’ tall and was a mighty cricketer - batsman. He was much loved by all who knew him.

8 John Thomas Usher (Jack) Hunter b 8 Sept 1885 d 29 Oct 1971 at Gov Philip Host Penrith, late of Penrith/Emu Plains, aged 86 John Thomas Usher was also at one time a storekeeper on the Bellinger River and also worked for the NSW Railways. He was named John after James’ father, Thomas after Sara’s father and Usher after James uncle who was responsible for James learning all about coaching and horses, and therefore ultimately responsible for James being able to immigrate to Australia. The Usher’s, (Lancelot & Sarah) were James surrogate parents, they had no children and James spent much time living with them in Newcastle-on-Tyne, UK. m 1914 Dora Matilda McCabe at Repton b 1893 d 1974 aged 81 yrs children 8

Occupation
Storekeeper
after 1910 (Age 27 years)
Citation details: 26 July 2009
Note: Hilton ran the store in Wauchope after Norman A and his family returned to Emu Plains in 1910 . In 1917 the Store burnt down and Norman returned and re-built it. Hilton continued to run the store there for many years until its sale.
Death of a motherSara Amelia ELLISON
February 26, 1913 (Age 30 years)
Citation details: 26 July 2009
Text:

Dear Stuart, I will send you the children of James and Sara, I have just printed my 'tree' its 150 A4 pages long so I wont send it but will extract the bits you need... James & Sara lived in Qld for a few years after they were married and their oldest child Susannah was born there in 1867. Interesting fact Its James' 173rd birthday today. Do you want any further back on James' family..?

James Hunter b 26 July 1836 Pelton Fell, Chester-le-Street, Durham UK, bp 1 July 1837 at St Mary & St Cuthbert Chester-le-Street Arrived Free aged just 20 in Aug 1856 to Melbourne on “Red Jacket” d 2nd Aug 1906 Emu Plains aged 70yrs m 19 May 1866 Sara(h) Amelia Ellison in Emu Plains, NSW, by Rev Dr Fullerton, Sydney they lived in Qld for about two years, which is where Suzannah EE was born returning soon after her birth to NSW b 7 Oct 1845 Parramatta (daug of Thomas & Elizabeth [Betsie] Ellison see Ellison Tree - separate) bp 26 October 1845 Parramatta by HH Bobart d 23 Feb. 1913 at Emu Plains Children 8 1 Susan(nah) Elizabeth Ellison (Susie) Hunter b 9 July 1867 in Brisbane Qld Reg ## Boo7222 d 19 Dec 1890 in Emu Plains from childbirth but 8 days after birth m 18 Jan 1888 Albert (Bert) Evans at Emu Plains b 1857 son of James Evans & Mary Colless (m 1936) Penrith d 7 Jan 1899 in Penrith (Albert {Bert} previously married Emma Hall in 1879 in Penrith & had 5 children) Children 2 2 Lancelot James Johnson Hunter b 24 March 1869 at Penrith bp 1870 Worked for Railway Department, (communications) - Station Master. He went into a store on the Bellinger River - Repton, NSW. He was a ship builder of renown in the NSW nthn River area, Built both “Warlord” 1902 & “Sara Hunter” 1910. Lance was very interested in family History. d 5 Feb 1946 at Canterbury NSW bur 8 Feb 1946 Penrith NSW m 1901 Ada Ellen May Purdy b 1881 (domestic duties, lived in High St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll) d 19 Sept 1965 children 3 3 Eva Rebecca Johns Hunter b 1 May 1871 in Penrith (details-family bible) d 19 Sept 1872 in Bathurst as Eva RI from Congestion of the lungs aged 16 months 4 James Wentworth (Jim) Hunter b 6 July 1873 in Bathurst bp 1874 d 24 May 1953 at Burwood (locomotive fireman, as a loading engineer. Lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Elect roll) and stayed at least until about 1906 but in 1910 he traded places with bother Norman A and he moved to Wauchope where ran family store with another of his brothers Hilton. They may all have been there together for a short time. James W stayed until 1915 when he then left Wauchope. He later had a bakery business at Woodburn on the Richmond River, where he and Hilton started Hunter Brothers Store which became a huge supply store. Later he moved back to Sydney and became a fruit agent at the Sydney fruit markets. He acted as agent for Norman A, Norman M and Mervyn’s orchards at Castlereagh and Emu Plains. Towards the end of 1928 he had one kidney out and lived many years after this, never ceasing in his work. During the War his children and grandchild often visited them at Gilgandra and he used to place coins in a tree which he shook and showered the kids with silver coins. m 1 Sept 1901 Elsie (Essie) Amy Ellen Bowers at Paddington b 1878 (daug of John & Ann Jane Elizabeth ) in Sorrell St, Parramatta domestic duties, lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll, made great Christmas Puddings with lots of sixpences and thripences. See Hillas & Bowers Tree for more information about this family. d 11 July 1959 at Hornsby children 2 5 Neva Stella Frederica Hunter b 11 Jan 1876 in Bathurst d 10 Jan 1952 m 1 Mar 1899 William Peter Howell b 29 December 1869, Penrith, NSW d 14 July 1940, Castlereagh, NSW (test cricketer with D.Bradman) William Peter Howell was an Australian cricketer who played in 18 Tests from 1898 to 1904. Howell's finest achievement was taking 10 for 28 against Surrey during Australia's 1899 tour of England. Test debut: 14 January 1898 Last Test: 15 January 1904 b 29 Dec 1869 d 14 July 1940 children 8 6 Norman Augustus Hunter b 28 Aug 1879 at Emu Plains b at Mortimer House Was a baker and business man. He purchased and ran Hunter Bakery in Wauchope for many years later handing the business of now bakery/Store/Auctioneer over to two of his brother. Then he moved his family back to Emu Plains in 1910 where he established the then largest Citrus orchard in the Southern Hemisphere. In about 1922 he was voted onto the board of “Miss Bishops” to oversee the liquidation of the company and instead turned the company into the largest Catering business in Sydney. regularly catering for huge functions , including the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1936 and regularly, doing the Cricket, Racing Tennis and Railways. In the 1950’s the Company was on-sold to David Jones. The orchard was kept going by his sons and was only sold in the 1970’s. Norman Augustus and his son Norman McLean were were given the role of catering for entire Western Sydney should Sydney be bombed and emergency food be required. This necessitated a close report with the RAAF Base at Richmond as many stores were being kept there during the war and many visits and flights for Norman jnr during the war. d 6 June 1968 at Emu Plains lived at “Yodalla” 1953 “Coronation Medal” m 18 Nov 1903 Eliza (Ellie) McLean at Coraki nr Lismore NSW b 13 Feb 1883 Wollongbar NSW (as per scrapbook) daug of Donald Hugh McLean & Eliza Gibson) bp 1883 Lismore d 13 July 1957 At Emu Plains NSW 1953 “Coronation Medal” Children 4 ( my dad Norman M was the oldest) 7 Hilton Sydney Hunter b 4 July 1882 a carrier, lived in Emu Plains; 1903 Elect roll & Egg farmer & salesman, 1906 living in Emu Plains d 1962 at Emu Plains ( n.m.) (fiancé died of ‘Flu just before marriage). Hilton ran the store in Wauchope after Norman A and his family returned to Emu Plains in 1910 . In 1917 the Store burnt down and Norman returned and re-built it. Hilton continued to run the store there for many years until its sale. Hilton then also returned to Sydney where he worked with another brother , James Wentworth, where they handled the sale of fruit for the Hunter orchard at Emu Plains. Hilton was well over 6’ tall and was a mighty cricketer - batsman. He was much loved by all who knew him.

8 John Thomas Usher (Jack) Hunter b 8 Sept 1885 d 29 Oct 1971 at Gov Philip Host Penrith, late of Penrith/Emu Plains, aged 86 John Thomas Usher was also at one time a storekeeper on the Bellinger River and also worked for the NSW Railways. He was named John after James’ father, Thomas after Sara’s father and Usher after James uncle who was responsible for James learning all about coaching and horses, and therefore ultimately responsible for James being able to immigrate to Australia. The Usher’s, (Lancelot & Sarah) were James surrogate parents, they had no children and James spent much time living with them in Newcastle-on-Tyne, UK. m 1914 Dora Matilda McCabe at Repton b 1893 d 1974 aged 81 yrs children 8

Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3664/1913 HUNTER SARAH A THOMAS ELIZABETH PENRITH
Marriage of a siblingJohn Thomas Usher HUNTERDora Matilda McCABEView this family
1914 (Age 31 years)
Citation details: 26 July 2009
Text:

Dear Stuart, I will send you the children of James and Sara, I have just printed my 'tree' its 150 A4 pages long so I wont send it but will extract the bits you need... James & Sara lived in Qld for a few years after they were married and their oldest child Susannah was born there in 1867. Interesting fact Its James' 173rd birthday today. Do you want any further back on James' family..?

James Hunter b 26 July 1836 Pelton Fell, Chester-le-Street, Durham UK, bp 1 July 1837 at St Mary & St Cuthbert Chester-le-Street Arrived Free aged just 20 in Aug 1856 to Melbourne on “Red Jacket” d 2nd Aug 1906 Emu Plains aged 70yrs m 19 May 1866 Sara(h) Amelia Ellison in Emu Plains, NSW, by Rev Dr Fullerton, Sydney they lived in Qld for about two years, which is where Suzannah EE was born returning soon after her birth to NSW b 7 Oct 1845 Parramatta (daug of Thomas & Elizabeth [Betsie] Ellison see Ellison Tree - separate) bp 26 October 1845 Parramatta by HH Bobart d 23 Feb. 1913 at Emu Plains Children 8 1 Susan(nah) Elizabeth Ellison (Susie) Hunter b 9 July 1867 in Brisbane Qld Reg ## Boo7222 d 19 Dec 1890 in Emu Plains from childbirth but 8 days after birth m 18 Jan 1888 Albert (Bert) Evans at Emu Plains b 1857 son of James Evans & Mary Colless (m 1936) Penrith d 7 Jan 1899 in Penrith (Albert {Bert} previously married Emma Hall in 1879 in Penrith & had 5 children) Children 2 2 Lancelot James Johnson Hunter b 24 March 1869 at Penrith bp 1870 Worked for Railway Department, (communications) - Station Master. He went into a store on the Bellinger River - Repton, NSW. He was a ship builder of renown in the NSW nthn River area, Built both “Warlord” 1902 & “Sara Hunter” 1910. Lance was very interested in family History. d 5 Feb 1946 at Canterbury NSW bur 8 Feb 1946 Penrith NSW m 1901 Ada Ellen May Purdy b 1881 (domestic duties, lived in High St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll) d 19 Sept 1965 children 3 3 Eva Rebecca Johns Hunter b 1 May 1871 in Penrith (details-family bible) d 19 Sept 1872 in Bathurst as Eva RI from Congestion of the lungs aged 16 months 4 James Wentworth (Jim) Hunter b 6 July 1873 in Bathurst bp 1874 d 24 May 1953 at Burwood (locomotive fireman, as a loading engineer. Lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Elect roll) and stayed at least until about 1906 but in 1910 he traded places with bother Norman A and he moved to Wauchope where ran family store with another of his brothers Hilton. They may all have been there together for a short time. James W stayed until 1915 when he then left Wauchope. He later had a bakery business at Woodburn on the Richmond River, where he and Hilton started Hunter Brothers Store which became a huge supply store. Later he moved back to Sydney and became a fruit agent at the Sydney fruit markets. He acted as agent for Norman A, Norman M and Mervyn’s orchards at Castlereagh and Emu Plains. Towards the end of 1928 he had one kidney out and lived many years after this, never ceasing in his work. During the War his children and grandchild often visited them at Gilgandra and he used to place coins in a tree which he shook and showered the kids with silver coins. m 1 Sept 1901 Elsie (Essie) Amy Ellen Bowers at Paddington b 1878 (daug of John & Ann Jane Elizabeth ) in Sorrell St, Parramatta domestic duties, lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll, made great Christmas Puddings with lots of sixpences and thripences. See Hillas & Bowers Tree for more information about this family. d 11 July 1959 at Hornsby children 2 5 Neva Stella Frederica Hunter b 11 Jan 1876 in Bathurst d 10 Jan 1952 m 1 Mar 1899 William Peter Howell b 29 December 1869, Penrith, NSW d 14 July 1940, Castlereagh, NSW (test cricketer with D.Bradman) William Peter Howell was an Australian cricketer who played in 18 Tests from 1898 to 1904. Howell's finest achievement was taking 10 for 28 against Surrey during Australia's 1899 tour of England. Test debut: 14 January 1898 Last Test: 15 January 1904 b 29 Dec 1869 d 14 July 1940 children 8 6 Norman Augustus Hunter b 28 Aug 1879 at Emu Plains b at Mortimer House Was a baker and business man. He purchased and ran Hunter Bakery in Wauchope for many years later handing the business of now bakery/Store/Auctioneer over to two of his brother. Then he moved his family back to Emu Plains in 1910 where he established the then largest Citrus orchard in the Southern Hemisphere. In about 1922 he was voted onto the board of “Miss Bishops” to oversee the liquidation of the company and instead turned the company into the largest Catering business in Sydney. regularly catering for huge functions , including the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1936 and regularly, doing the Cricket, Racing Tennis and Railways. In the 1950’s the Company was on-sold to David Jones. The orchard was kept going by his sons and was only sold in the 1970’s. Norman Augustus and his son Norman McLean were were given the role of catering for entire Western Sydney should Sydney be bombed and emergency food be required. This necessitated a close report with the RAAF Base at Richmond as many stores were being kept there during the war and many visits and flights for Norman jnr during the war. d 6 June 1968 at Emu Plains lived at “Yodalla” 1953 “Coronation Medal” m 18 Nov 1903 Eliza (Ellie) McLean at Coraki nr Lismore NSW b 13 Feb 1883 Wollongbar NSW (as per scrapbook) daug of Donald Hugh McLean & Eliza Gibson) bp 1883 Lismore d 13 July 1957 At Emu Plains NSW 1953 “Coronation Medal” Children 4 ( my dad Norman M was the oldest) 7 Hilton Sydney Hunter b 4 July 1882 a carrier, lived in Emu Plains; 1903 Elect roll & Egg farmer & salesman, 1906 living in Emu Plains d 1962 at Emu Plains ( n.m.) (fiancé died of ‘Flu just before marriage). Hilton ran the store in Wauchope after Norman A and his family returned to Emu Plains in 1910 . In 1917 the Store burnt down and Norman returned and re-built it. Hilton continued to run the store there for many years until its sale. Hilton then also returned to Sydney where he worked with another brother , James Wentworth, where they handled the sale of fruit for the Hunter orchard at Emu Plains. Hilton was well over 6’ tall and was a mighty cricketer - batsman. He was much loved by all who knew him.

8 John Thomas Usher (Jack) Hunter b 8 Sept 1885 d 29 Oct 1971 at Gov Philip Host Penrith, late of Penrith/Emu Plains, aged 86 John Thomas Usher was also at one time a storekeeper on the Bellinger River and also worked for the NSW Railways. He was named John after James’ father, Thomas after Sara’s father and Usher after James uncle who was responsible for James learning all about coaching and horses, and therefore ultimately responsible for James being able to immigrate to Australia. The Usher’s, (Lancelot & Sarah) were James surrogate parents, they had no children and James spent much time living with them in Newcastle-on-Tyne, UK. m 1914 Dora Matilda McCabe at Repton b 1893 d 1974 aged 81 yrs children 8

Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 4248/1914 HUNTER JOHN T M MCCABE DOREEN M BELLINGEN
Death of a brotherLancelot James Johnson “Lance” HUNTER
February 5, 1946 (Age 63 years)
Citation details: 26 July 2009
Text:

Dear Stuart, I will send you the children of James and Sara, I have just printed my 'tree' its 150 A4 pages long so I wont send it but will extract the bits you need... James & Sara lived in Qld for a few years after they were married and their oldest child Susannah was born there in 1867. Interesting fact Its James' 173rd birthday today. Do you want any further back on James' family..?

James Hunter b 26 July 1836 Pelton Fell, Chester-le-Street, Durham UK, bp 1 July 1837 at St Mary & St Cuthbert Chester-le-Street Arrived Free aged just 20 in Aug 1856 to Melbourne on “Red Jacket” d 2nd Aug 1906 Emu Plains aged 70yrs m 19 May 1866 Sara(h) Amelia Ellison in Emu Plains, NSW, by Rev Dr Fullerton, Sydney they lived in Qld for about two years, which is where Suzannah EE was born returning soon after her birth to NSW b 7 Oct 1845 Parramatta (daug of Thomas & Elizabeth [Betsie] Ellison see Ellison Tree - separate) bp 26 October 1845 Parramatta by HH Bobart d 23 Feb. 1913 at Emu Plains Children 8 1 Susan(nah) Elizabeth Ellison (Susie) Hunter b 9 July 1867 in Brisbane Qld Reg ## Boo7222 d 19 Dec 1890 in Emu Plains from childbirth but 8 days after birth m 18 Jan 1888 Albert (Bert) Evans at Emu Plains b 1857 son of James Evans & Mary Colless (m 1936) Penrith d 7 Jan 1899 in Penrith (Albert {Bert} previously married Emma Hall in 1879 in Penrith & had 5 children) Children 2 2 Lancelot James Johnson Hunter b 24 March 1869 at Penrith bp 1870 Worked for Railway Department, (communications) - Station Master. He went into a store on the Bellinger River - Repton, NSW. He was a ship builder of renown in the NSW nthn River area, Built both “Warlord” 1902 & “Sara Hunter” 1910. Lance was very interested in family History. d 5 Feb 1946 at Canterbury NSW bur 8 Feb 1946 Penrith NSW m 1901 Ada Ellen May Purdy b 1881 (domestic duties, lived in High St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll) d 19 Sept 1965 children 3 3 Eva Rebecca Johns Hunter b 1 May 1871 in Penrith (details-family bible) d 19 Sept 1872 in Bathurst as Eva RI from Congestion of the lungs aged 16 months 4 James Wentworth (Jim) Hunter b 6 July 1873 in Bathurst bp 1874 d 24 May 1953 at Burwood (locomotive fireman, as a loading engineer. Lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Elect roll) and stayed at least until about 1906 but in 1910 he traded places with bother Norman A and he moved to Wauchope where ran family store with another of his brothers Hilton. They may all have been there together for a short time. James W stayed until 1915 when he then left Wauchope. He later had a bakery business at Woodburn on the Richmond River, where he and Hilton started Hunter Brothers Store which became a huge supply store. Later he moved back to Sydney and became a fruit agent at the Sydney fruit markets. He acted as agent for Norman A, Norman M and Mervyn’s orchards at Castlereagh and Emu Plains. Towards the end of 1928 he had one kidney out and lived many years after this, never ceasing in his work. During the War his children and grandchild often visited them at Gilgandra and he used to place coins in a tree which he shook and showered the kids with silver coins. m 1 Sept 1901 Elsie (Essie) Amy Ellen Bowers at Paddington b 1878 (daug of John & Ann Jane Elizabeth ) in Sorrell St, Parramatta domestic duties, lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll, made great Christmas Puddings with lots of sixpences and thripences. See Hillas & Bowers Tree for more information about this family. d 11 July 1959 at Hornsby children 2 5 Neva Stella Frederica Hunter b 11 Jan 1876 in Bathurst d 10 Jan 1952 m 1 Mar 1899 William Peter Howell b 29 December 1869, Penrith, NSW d 14 July 1940, Castlereagh, NSW (test cricketer with D.Bradman) William Peter Howell was an Australian cricketer who played in 18 Tests from 1898 to 1904. Howell's finest achievement was taking 10 for 28 against Surrey during Australia's 1899 tour of England. Test debut: 14 January 1898 Last Test: 15 January 1904 b 29 Dec 1869 d 14 July 1940 children 8 6 Norman Augustus Hunter b 28 Aug 1879 at Emu Plains b at Mortimer House Was a baker and business man. He purchased and ran Hunter Bakery in Wauchope for many years later handing the business of now bakery/Store/Auctioneer over to two of his brother. Then he moved his family back to Emu Plains in 1910 where he established the then largest Citrus orchard in the Southern Hemisphere. In about 1922 he was voted onto the board of “Miss Bishops” to oversee the liquidation of the company and instead turned the company into the largest Catering business in Sydney. regularly catering for huge functions , including the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1936 and regularly, doing the Cricket, Racing Tennis and Railways. In the 1950’s the Company was on-sold to David Jones. The orchard was kept going by his sons and was only sold in the 1970’s. Norman Augustus and his son Norman McLean were were given the role of catering for entire Western Sydney should Sydney be bombed and emergency food be required. This necessitated a close report with the RAAF Base at Richmond as many stores were being kept there during the war and many visits and flights for Norman jnr during the war. d 6 June 1968 at Emu Plains lived at “Yodalla” 1953 “Coronation Medal” m 18 Nov 1903 Eliza (Ellie) McLean at Coraki nr Lismore NSW b 13 Feb 1883 Wollongbar NSW (as per scrapbook) daug of Donald Hugh McLean & Eliza Gibson) bp 1883 Lismore d 13 July 1957 At Emu Plains NSW 1953 “Coronation Medal” Children 4 ( my dad Norman M was the oldest) 7 Hilton Sydney Hunter b 4 July 1882 a carrier, lived in Emu Plains; 1903 Elect roll & Egg farmer & salesman, 1906 living in Emu Plains d 1962 at Emu Plains ( n.m.) (fiancé died of ‘Flu just before marriage). Hilton ran the store in Wauchope after Norman A and his family returned to Emu Plains in 1910 . In 1917 the Store burnt down and Norman returned and re-built it. Hilton continued to run the store there for many years until its sale. Hilton then also returned to Sydney where he worked with another brother , James Wentworth, where they handled the sale of fruit for the Hunter orchard at Emu Plains. Hilton was well over 6’ tall and was a mighty cricketer - batsman. He was much loved by all who knew him.

8 John Thomas Usher (Jack) Hunter b 8 Sept 1885 d 29 Oct 1971 at Gov Philip Host Penrith, late of Penrith/Emu Plains, aged 86 John Thomas Usher was also at one time a storekeeper on the Bellinger River and also worked for the NSW Railways. He was named John after James’ father, Thomas after Sara’s father and Usher after James uncle who was responsible for James learning all about coaching and horses, and therefore ultimately responsible for James being able to immigrate to Australia. The Usher’s, (Lancelot & Sarah) were James surrogate parents, they had no children and James spent much time living with them in Newcastle-on-Tyne, UK. m 1914 Dora Matilda McCabe at Repton b 1893 d 1974 aged 81 yrs children 8

Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 1488/1946 HUNTER LANCELOT JAMES JOHNSON JAMES SARA CANTERBURY
Burial of a brotherLancelot James Johnson “Lance” HUNTER
February 8, 1946 (Age 63 years)
Citation details: 26 July 2009
Text:

Dear Stuart, I will send you the children of James and Sara, I have just printed my 'tree' its 150 A4 pages long so I wont send it but will extract the bits you need... James & Sara lived in Qld for a few years after they were married and their oldest child Susannah was born there in 1867. Interesting fact Its James' 173rd birthday today. Do you want any further back on James' family..?

James Hunter b 26 July 1836 Pelton Fell, Chester-le-Street, Durham UK, bp 1 July 1837 at St Mary & St Cuthbert Chester-le-Street Arrived Free aged just 20 in Aug 1856 to Melbourne on “Red Jacket” d 2nd Aug 1906 Emu Plains aged 70yrs m 19 May 1866 Sara(h) Amelia Ellison in Emu Plains, NSW, by Rev Dr Fullerton, Sydney they lived in Qld for about two years, which is where Suzannah EE was born returning soon after her birth to NSW b 7 Oct 1845 Parramatta (daug of Thomas & Elizabeth [Betsie] Ellison see Ellison Tree - separate) bp 26 October 1845 Parramatta by HH Bobart d 23 Feb. 1913 at Emu Plains Children 8 1 Susan(nah) Elizabeth Ellison (Susie) Hunter b 9 July 1867 in Brisbane Qld Reg ## Boo7222 d 19 Dec 1890 in Emu Plains from childbirth but 8 days after birth m 18 Jan 1888 Albert (Bert) Evans at Emu Plains b 1857 son of James Evans & Mary Colless (m 1936) Penrith d 7 Jan 1899 in Penrith (Albert {Bert} previously married Emma Hall in 1879 in Penrith & had 5 children) Children 2 2 Lancelot James Johnson Hunter b 24 March 1869 at Penrith bp 1870 Worked for Railway Department, (communications) - Station Master. He went into a store on the Bellinger River - Repton, NSW. He was a ship builder of renown in the NSW nthn River area, Built both “Warlord” 1902 & “Sara Hunter” 1910. Lance was very interested in family History. d 5 Feb 1946 at Canterbury NSW bur 8 Feb 1946 Penrith NSW m 1901 Ada Ellen May Purdy b 1881 (domestic duties, lived in High St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll) d 19 Sept 1965 children 3 3 Eva Rebecca Johns Hunter b 1 May 1871 in Penrith (details-family bible) d 19 Sept 1872 in Bathurst as Eva RI from Congestion of the lungs aged 16 months 4 James Wentworth (Jim) Hunter b 6 July 1873 in Bathurst bp 1874 d 24 May 1953 at Burwood (locomotive fireman, as a loading engineer. Lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Elect roll) and stayed at least until about 1906 but in 1910 he traded places with bother Norman A and he moved to Wauchope where ran family store with another of his brothers Hilton. They may all have been there together for a short time. James W stayed until 1915 when he then left Wauchope. He later had a bakery business at Woodburn on the Richmond River, where he and Hilton started Hunter Brothers Store which became a huge supply store. Later he moved back to Sydney and became a fruit agent at the Sydney fruit markets. He acted as agent for Norman A, Norman M and Mervyn’s orchards at Castlereagh and Emu Plains. Towards the end of 1928 he had one kidney out and lived many years after this, never ceasing in his work. During the War his children and grandchild often visited them at Gilgandra and he used to place coins in a tree which he shook and showered the kids with silver coins. m 1 Sept 1901 Elsie (Essie) Amy Ellen Bowers at Paddington b 1878 (daug of John & Ann Jane Elizabeth ) in Sorrell St, Parramatta domestic duties, lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll, made great Christmas Puddings with lots of sixpences and thripences. See Hillas & Bowers Tree for more information about this family. d 11 July 1959 at Hornsby children 2 5 Neva Stella Frederica Hunter b 11 Jan 1876 in Bathurst d 10 Jan 1952 m 1 Mar 1899 William Peter Howell b 29 December 1869, Penrith, NSW d 14 July 1940, Castlereagh, NSW (test cricketer with D.Bradman) William Peter Howell was an Australian cricketer who played in 18 Tests from 1898 to 1904. Howell's finest achievement was taking 10 for 28 against Surrey during Australia's 1899 tour of England. Test debut: 14 January 1898 Last Test: 15 January 1904 b 29 Dec 1869 d 14 July 1940 children 8 6 Norman Augustus Hunter b 28 Aug 1879 at Emu Plains b at Mortimer House Was a baker and business man. He purchased and ran Hunter Bakery in Wauchope for many years later handing the business of now bakery/Store/Auctioneer over to two of his brother. Then he moved his family back to Emu Plains in 1910 where he established the then largest Citrus orchard in the Southern Hemisphere. In about 1922 he was voted onto the board of “Miss Bishops” to oversee the liquidation of the company and instead turned the company into the largest Catering business in Sydney. regularly catering for huge functions , including the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1936 and regularly, doing the Cricket, Racing Tennis and Railways. In the 1950’s the Company was on-sold to David Jones. The orchard was kept going by his sons and was only sold in the 1970’s. Norman Augustus and his son Norman McLean were were given the role of catering for entire Western Sydney should Sydney be bombed and emergency food be required. This necessitated a close report with the RAAF Base at Richmond as many stores were being kept there during the war and many visits and flights for Norman jnr during the war. d 6 June 1968 at Emu Plains lived at “Yodalla” 1953 “Coronation Medal” m 18 Nov 1903 Eliza (Ellie) McLean at Coraki nr Lismore NSW b 13 Feb 1883 Wollongbar NSW (as per scrapbook) daug of Donald Hugh McLean & Eliza Gibson) bp 1883 Lismore d 13 July 1957 At Emu Plains NSW 1953 “Coronation Medal” Children 4 ( my dad Norman M was the oldest) 7 Hilton Sydney Hunter b 4 July 1882 a carrier, lived in Emu Plains; 1903 Elect roll & Egg farmer & salesman, 1906 living in Emu Plains d 1962 at Emu Plains ( n.m.) (fiancé died of ‘Flu just before marriage). Hilton ran the store in Wauchope after Norman A and his family returned to Emu Plains in 1910 . In 1917 the Store burnt down and Norman returned and re-built it. Hilton continued to run the store there for many years until its sale. Hilton then also returned to Sydney where he worked with another brother , James Wentworth, where they handled the sale of fruit for the Hunter orchard at Emu Plains. Hilton was well over 6’ tall and was a mighty cricketer - batsman. He was much loved by all who knew him.

8 John Thomas Usher (Jack) Hunter b 8 Sept 1885 d 29 Oct 1971 at Gov Philip Host Penrith, late of Penrith/Emu Plains, aged 86 John Thomas Usher was also at one time a storekeeper on the Bellinger River and also worked for the NSW Railways. He was named John after James’ father, Thomas after Sara’s father and Usher after James uncle who was responsible for James learning all about coaching and horses, and therefore ultimately responsible for James being able to immigrate to Australia. The Usher’s, (Lancelot & Sarah) were James surrogate parents, they had no children and James spent much time living with them in Newcastle-on-Tyne, UK. m 1914 Dora Matilda McCabe at Repton b 1893 d 1974 aged 81 yrs children 8

Death of a sisterNeva Stella Frederica HUNTER
January 10, 1952 (Age 69 years)
Citation details: 26 July 2009
Text:

Dear Stuart, I will send you the children of James and Sara, I have just printed my 'tree' its 150 A4 pages long so I wont send it but will extract the bits you need... James & Sara lived in Qld for a few years after they were married and their oldest child Susannah was born there in 1867. Interesting fact Its James' 173rd birthday today. Do you want any further back on James' family..?

James Hunter b 26 July 1836 Pelton Fell, Chester-le-Street, Durham UK, bp 1 July 1837 at St Mary & St Cuthbert Chester-le-Street Arrived Free aged just 20 in Aug 1856 to Melbourne on “Red Jacket” d 2nd Aug 1906 Emu Plains aged 70yrs m 19 May 1866 Sara(h) Amelia Ellison in Emu Plains, NSW, by Rev Dr Fullerton, Sydney they lived in Qld for about two years, which is where Suzannah EE was born returning soon after her birth to NSW b 7 Oct 1845 Parramatta (daug of Thomas & Elizabeth [Betsie] Ellison see Ellison Tree - separate) bp 26 October 1845 Parramatta by HH Bobart d 23 Feb. 1913 at Emu Plains Children 8 1 Susan(nah) Elizabeth Ellison (Susie) Hunter b 9 July 1867 in Brisbane Qld Reg ## Boo7222 d 19 Dec 1890 in Emu Plains from childbirth but 8 days after birth m 18 Jan 1888 Albert (Bert) Evans at Emu Plains b 1857 son of James Evans & Mary Colless (m 1936) Penrith d 7 Jan 1899 in Penrith (Albert {Bert} previously married Emma Hall in 1879 in Penrith & had 5 children) Children 2 2 Lancelot James Johnson Hunter b 24 March 1869 at Penrith bp 1870 Worked for Railway Department, (communications) - Station Master. He went into a store on the Bellinger River - Repton, NSW. He was a ship builder of renown in the NSW nthn River area, Built both “Warlord” 1902 & “Sara Hunter” 1910. Lance was very interested in family History. d 5 Feb 1946 at Canterbury NSW bur 8 Feb 1946 Penrith NSW m 1901 Ada Ellen May Purdy b 1881 (domestic duties, lived in High St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll) d 19 Sept 1965 children 3 3 Eva Rebecca Johns Hunter b 1 May 1871 in Penrith (details-family bible) d 19 Sept 1872 in Bathurst as Eva RI from Congestion of the lungs aged 16 months 4 James Wentworth (Jim) Hunter b 6 July 1873 in Bathurst bp 1874 d 24 May 1953 at Burwood (locomotive fireman, as a loading engineer. Lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Elect roll) and stayed at least until about 1906 but in 1910 he traded places with bother Norman A and he moved to Wauchope where ran family store with another of his brothers Hilton. They may all have been there together for a short time. James W stayed until 1915 when he then left Wauchope. He later had a bakery business at Woodburn on the Richmond River, where he and Hilton started Hunter Brothers Store which became a huge supply store. Later he moved back to Sydney and became a fruit agent at the Sydney fruit markets. He acted as agent for Norman A, Norman M and Mervyn’s orchards at Castlereagh and Emu Plains. Towards the end of 1928 he had one kidney out and lived many years after this, never ceasing in his work. During the War his children and grandchild often visited them at Gilgandra and he used to place coins in a tree which he shook and showered the kids with silver coins. m 1 Sept 1901 Elsie (Essie) Amy Ellen Bowers at Paddington b 1878 (daug of John & Ann Jane Elizabeth ) in Sorrell St, Parramatta domestic duties, lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll, made great Christmas Puddings with lots of sixpences and thripences. See Hillas & Bowers Tree for more information about this family. d 11 July 1959 at Hornsby children 2 5 Neva Stella Frederica Hunter b 11 Jan 1876 in Bathurst d 10 Jan 1952 m 1 Mar 1899 William Peter Howell b 29 December 1869, Penrith, NSW d 14 July 1940, Castlereagh, NSW (test cricketer with D.Bradman) William Peter Howell was an Australian cricketer who played in 18 Tests from 1898 to 1904. Howell's finest achievement was taking 10 for 28 against Surrey during Australia's 1899 tour of England. Test debut: 14 January 1898 Last Test: 15 January 1904 b 29 Dec 1869 d 14 July 1940 children 8 6 Norman Augustus Hunter b 28 Aug 1879 at Emu Plains b at Mortimer House Was a baker and business man. He purchased and ran Hunter Bakery in Wauchope for many years later handing the business of now bakery/Store/Auctioneer over to two of his brother. Then he moved his family back to Emu Plains in 1910 where he established the then largest Citrus orchard in the Southern Hemisphere. In about 1922 he was voted onto the board of “Miss Bishops” to oversee the liquidation of the company and instead turned the company into the largest Catering business in Sydney. regularly catering for huge functions , including the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1936 and regularly, doing the Cricket, Racing Tennis and Railways. In the 1950’s the Company was on-sold to David Jones. The orchard was kept going by his sons and was only sold in the 1970’s. Norman Augustus and his son Norman McLean were were given the role of catering for entire Western Sydney should Sydney be bombed and emergency food be required. This necessitated a close report with the RAAF Base at Richmond as many stores were being kept there during the war and many visits and flights for Norman jnr during the war. d 6 June 1968 at Emu Plains lived at “Yodalla” 1953 “Coronation Medal” m 18 Nov 1903 Eliza (Ellie) McLean at Coraki nr Lismore NSW b 13 Feb 1883 Wollongbar NSW (as per scrapbook) daug of Donald Hugh McLean & Eliza Gibson) bp 1883 Lismore d 13 July 1957 At Emu Plains NSW 1953 “Coronation Medal” Children 4 ( my dad Norman M was the oldest) 7 Hilton Sydney Hunter b 4 July 1882 a carrier, lived in Emu Plains; 1903 Elect roll & Egg farmer & salesman, 1906 living in Emu Plains d 1962 at Emu Plains ( n.m.) (fiancé died of ‘Flu just before marriage). Hilton ran the store in Wauchope after Norman A and his family returned to Emu Plains in 1910 . In 1917 the Store burnt down and Norman returned and re-built it. Hilton continued to run the store there for many years until its sale. Hilton then also returned to Sydney where he worked with another brother , James Wentworth, where they handled the sale of fruit for the Hunter orchard at Emu Plains. Hilton was well over 6’ tall and was a mighty cricketer - batsman. He was much loved by all who knew him.

8 John Thomas Usher (Jack) Hunter b 8 Sept 1885 d 29 Oct 1971 at Gov Philip Host Penrith, late of Penrith/Emu Plains, aged 86 John Thomas Usher was also at one time a storekeeper on the Bellinger River and also worked for the NSW Railways. He was named John after James’ father, Thomas after Sara’s father and Usher after James uncle who was responsible for James learning all about coaching and horses, and therefore ultimately responsible for James being able to immigrate to Australia. The Usher’s, (Lancelot & Sarah) were James surrogate parents, they had no children and James spent much time living with them in Newcastle-on-Tyne, UK. m 1914 Dora Matilda McCabe at Repton b 1893 d 1974 aged 81 yrs children 8

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Death of a brotherJames Wentworth “Jim” HUNTER
about 1953 (Age 70 years)
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Death about 1962 (Age 79 years)
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Marriage: May 19, 1866Emu Plains, , New South Wales, Australia
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Eva Rebecca Johns HUNTER
Birth: May 1, 1871 34 25Penrith, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 19, 1872Bathurst, , New South Wales, Australia
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Hilton Sydney HUNTER
Birth: July 4, 1882 45 36Penrith, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1962Emu Plains, , New South Wales, Australia
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John Thomas Usher HUNTER
Birth: September 8, 1885 49 39Penrith, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 29, 1971Penrith, , New South Wales, Australia

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Dear Stuart, I will send you the children of James and Sara, I have just printed my 'tree' its 150 A4 pages long so I wont send it but will extract the bits you need... James & Sara lived in Qld for a few years after they were married and their oldest child Susannah was born there in 1867. Interesting fact Its James' 173rd birthday today. Do you want any further back on James' family..?

James Hunter b 26 July 1836 Pelton Fell, Chester-le-Street, Durham UK, bp 1 July 1837 at St Mary & St Cuthbert Chester-le-Street Arrived Free aged just 20 in Aug 1856 to Melbourne on “Red Jacket” d 2nd Aug 1906 Emu Plains aged 70yrs m 19 May 1866 Sara(h) Amelia Ellison in Emu Plains, NSW, by Rev Dr Fullerton, Sydney they lived in Qld for about two years, which is where Suzannah EE was born returning soon after her birth to NSW b 7 Oct 1845 Parramatta (daug of Thomas & Elizabeth [Betsie] Ellison see Ellison Tree - separate) bp 26 October 1845 Parramatta by HH Bobart d 23 Feb. 1913 at Emu Plains Children 8 1 Susan(nah) Elizabeth Ellison (Susie) Hunter b 9 July 1867 in Brisbane Qld Reg ## Boo7222 d 19 Dec 1890 in Emu Plains from childbirth but 8 days after birth m 18 Jan 1888 Albert (Bert) Evans at Emu Plains b 1857 son of James Evans & Mary Colless (m 1936) Penrith d 7 Jan 1899 in Penrith (Albert {Bert} previously married Emma Hall in 1879 in Penrith & had 5 children) Children 2 2 Lancelot James Johnson Hunter b 24 March 1869 at Penrith bp 1870 Worked for Railway Department, (communications) - Station Master. He went into a store on the Bellinger River - Repton, NSW. He was a ship builder of renown in the NSW nthn River area, Built both “Warlord” 1902 & “Sara Hunter” 1910. Lance was very interested in family History. d 5 Feb 1946 at Canterbury NSW bur 8 Feb 1946 Penrith NSW m 1901 Ada Ellen May Purdy b 1881 (domestic duties, lived in High St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll) d 19 Sept 1965 children 3 3 Eva Rebecca Johns Hunter b 1 May 1871 in Penrith (details-family bible) d 19 Sept 1872 in Bathurst as Eva RI from Congestion of the lungs aged 16 months 4 James Wentworth (Jim) Hunter b 6 July 1873 in Bathurst bp 1874 d 24 May 1953 at Burwood (locomotive fireman, as a loading engineer. Lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Elect roll) and stayed at least until about 1906 but in 1910 he traded places with bother Norman A and he moved to Wauchope where ran family store with another of his brothers Hilton. They may all have been there together for a short time. James W stayed until 1915 when he then left Wauchope. He later had a bakery business at Woodburn on the Richmond River, where he and Hilton started Hunter Brothers Store which became a huge supply store. Later he moved back to Sydney and became a fruit agent at the Sydney fruit markets. He acted as agent for Norman A, Norman M and Mervyn’s orchards at Castlereagh and Emu Plains. Towards the end of 1928 he had one kidney out and lived many years after this, never ceasing in his work. During the War his children and grandchild often visited them at Gilgandra and he used to place coins in a tree which he shook and showered the kids with silver coins. m 1 Sept 1901 Elsie (Essie) Amy Ellen Bowers at Paddington b 1878 (daug of John & Ann Jane Elizabeth ) in Sorrell St, Parramatta domestic duties, lived in Castlereagh St, Penrith; 1903 Electral roll, made great Christmas Puddings with lots of sixpences and thripences. See Hillas & Bowers Tree for more information about this family. d 11 July 1959 at Hornsby children 2 5 Neva Stella Frederica Hunter b 11 Jan 1876 in Bathurst d 10 Jan 1952 m 1 Mar 1899 William Peter Howell b 29 December 1869, Penrith, NSW d 14 July 1940, Castlereagh, NSW (test cricketer with D.Bradman) William Peter Howell was an Australian cricketer who played in 18 Tests from 1898 to 1904. Howell's finest achievement was taking 10 for 28 against Surrey during Australia's 1899 tour of England. Test debut: 14 January 1898 Last Test: 15 January 1904 b 29 Dec 1869 d 14 July 1940 children 8 6 Norman Augustus Hunter b 28 Aug 1879 at Emu Plains b at Mortimer House Was a baker and business man. He purchased and ran Hunter Bakery in Wauchope for many years later handing the business of now bakery/Store/Auctioneer over to two of his brother. Then he moved his family back to Emu Plains in 1910 where he established the then largest Citrus orchard in the Southern Hemisphere. In about 1922 he was voted onto the board of “Miss Bishops” to oversee the liquidation of the company and instead turned the company into the largest Catering business in Sydney. regularly catering for huge functions , including the opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge in 1936 and regularly, doing the Cricket, Racing Tennis and Railways. In the 1950’s the Company was on-sold to David Jones. The orchard was kept going by his sons and was only sold in the 1970’s. Norman Augustus and his son Norman McLean were were given the role of catering for entire Western Sydney should Sydney be bombed and emergency food be required. This necessitated a close report with the RAAF Base at Richmond as many stores were being kept there during the war and many visits and flights for Norman jnr during the war. d 6 June 1968 at Emu Plains lived at “Yodalla” 1953 “Coronation Medal” m 18 Nov 1903 Eliza (Ellie) McLean at Coraki nr Lismore NSW b 13 Feb 1883 Wollongbar NSW (as per scrapbook) daug of Donald Hugh McLean & Eliza Gibson) bp 1883 Lismore d 13 July 1957 At Emu Plains NSW 1953 “Coronation Medal” Children 4 ( my dad Norman M was the oldest) 7 Hilton Sydney Hunter b 4 July 1882 a carrier, lived in Emu Plains; 1903 Elect roll & Egg farmer & salesman, 1906 living in Emu Plains d 1962 at Emu Plains ( n.m.) (fiancé died of ‘Flu just before marriage). Hilton ran the store in Wauchope after Norman A and his family returned to Emu Plains in 1910 . In 1917 the Store burnt down and Norman returned and re-built it. Hilton continued to run the store there for many years until its sale. Hilton then also returned to Sydney where he worked with another brother , James Wentworth, where they handled the sale of fruit for the Hunter orchard at Emu Plains. Hilton was well over 6’ tall and was a mighty cricketer - batsman. He was much loved by all who knew him.

8 John Thomas Usher (Jack) Hunter b 8 Sept 1885 d 29 Oct 1971 at Gov Philip Host Penrith, late of Penrith/Emu Plains, aged 86 John Thomas Usher was also at one time a storekeeper on the Bellinger River and also worked for the NSW Railways. He was named John after James’ father, Thomas after Sara’s father and Usher after James uncle who was responsible for James learning all about coaching and horses, and therefore ultimately responsible for James being able to immigrate to Australia. The Usher’s, (Lancelot & Sarah) were James surrogate parents, they had no children and James spent much time living with them in Newcastle-on-Tyne, UK. m 1914 Dora Matilda McCabe at Repton b 1893 d 1974 aged 81 yrs children 8

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