Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

William SCHUBERTAge: 57 years18781936

Name
William SCHUBERT
Given names
William
Surname
SCHUBERT
Also known as
William SHUBERT
Birth February 5, 1878 24 18
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 625
Citation details: 15900/1878 SHUBERT WILLIAM JOSEPH LUCY MANNING RIVER
Birth of a brotherJoseph SCHUBERT
February 5, 1878
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 625
Citation details: 15899/1878 SHUBERT JOSEPH JOSEPH LUCY MANNING RIVER
Birth of a sisterElizabeth Eva SCHUBERT
March 31, 1880 (Age 2 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 625
Citation details: 17842/1880 SHUBERT ELIZABETH EVA JOSEPH LUCY MANNING RIVER
Note: The Pre 1860 Pioneer Register has the DOB for Elizabeth as 1 March.
Birth of a brotherFrederick John SCHUBERT
November 28, 1881 (Age 3 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 625
Citation details: 18211/1882 SHOOBERT FREDERICK J JOSEPH LUCY WINGHAM
Birth of a sisterClara Isabella SCHUBERT
June 1, 1884 (Age 6 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 625
Citation details: 21659/1884 SCHUBERT CLARA ISABELLA JOSEPH LUCY WINGHAM
Birth of a brotherGeorge SCHUBERT
March 18, 1886 (Age 8 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 625
Citation details: 23158/1886 SCHUBERT GEORGE JOSEPH LUCY TAREE
Death of a paternal grandfatherFranz Wilhelm SCHUBERT
September 21, 1886 (Age 8 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 10363/1886 SCHUBERT WILLIAM WILLIAM MARGARET TAREE
Birth of a sisterChristina SCHUBERT
March 19, 1888 (Age 10 years)
Citation details: 24239/1888 SCHUBERT CHRISTINA JOSEPH LUCY TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 625
Birth of a brotherArthur SCHUBERT
May 2, 1890 (Age 12 years)
Citation details: 33677/1890 SHUBERT ARTHUR JOSEPH LUCY TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 625
Birth of a brotherJames Hadley SCHUBERT
December 30, 1891 (Age 13 years)
Informant: Joseph SCHUBERTfather
Citation details: 34517/1892 SHUBERT JAMES H JOSEPH LUCY TAREE
Schubert - James Hadley - Birth Certificate
Schubert - James Hadley - Birth Certificate

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Marriage Certificate - De Leiuen - Edward and Roser - Florence May
Marriage Certificate - De Leiuen - Edward and Roser - Florence May

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Death Certificate - De Leiuen - Edward
Death Certificate - De Leiuen - Edward

Note: Image kindly provided by Jennifer Bolton attached to an email on 26 March 2013.

Note: The information in the marriage and death certificates for Edward includes he was born in Christiana, Norway and by the ages stated, he would have been born about 1887. He may have increased his age at marriage as he would have been only 19 years of age at that time.
Birth of a sisterMabel Emma SCHUBERT
September 30, 1893 (Age 15 years)
Citation details: 34910/1893 SCHUBERT MABEL E JOSEPH LUCY TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 625
Death of a paternal grandmotherEva Elizabeth Catherine MARTEN
February 23, 1895 (Age 17 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 235
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3065/1895 RITZLER EVA UNKNOWN UNKNOWN TAREE
Birth of a brotherCharles Henry SCHUBERT
about 1896 (Age 17 years)
Citation details: 7844/1896 SCHUBERT CHARLES H JOSEPH LUCY TAREE
Birth of a brotherFrancis Jeffrey SCHUBERT
about 1897 (Age 18 years)
Citation details: 26476/1897 SCHUBERT FRANCIS J JOSEPH LUCY TAREE
Birth of a brotherAlbert Amos SCHUBERT
about 1899 (Age 20 years)
Citation details: 25589/1899 SCHUBERT ALBERT A JOSEPH LUCY TAREE
Religious marriageMary Jane MANNView this family
July 31, 1901 (Age 23 years)
Address: St. John's Church
Religion: Anglican
Citation details: 7668/1901 SHUBERT WILLIAM MANN MARY J TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Newspaper; Taree; NSW; 1898 - 1954
Citation details: Saturday 3 August 1901, page 5
Schubert - Mann - William and Mary Jane
Schubert - Mann - William and Mary Jane

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Marriage of a siblingFrederick George LAURIEElizabeth Eva SCHUBERTView this family
about 1901 (Age 22 years)
Citation details: 2201/1901 LAURIE FREDERICK C SCHUBERT EVA E TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 625
Birth of a daughter
#1
Emily Elizabeth SCHUBERT
about 1902 (Age 23 years)
Citation details: 17000/1902 SCHUBERT EMILY E WILLIAM MARY J TAREE
Birth of a brotherStanley Robert SCHUBERT
May 7, 1902 (Age 24 years)
Citation details: 17051/1902 SCHUBERT STANLEY R JOSEPH LUCY TAREE
Birth Certificate - Schubert - Stanley Robert
Birth Certificate - Schubert - Stanley Robert

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Birth of a daughter
#2
Henrietta Irene “Ettie” SCHUBERT
about 1904 (Age 25 years)
Citation details: 27151/1904 SCHUBERT HENRIETTA I WILLIAM MARY J TAREE
Birth of a brotherLennox Garfield Roy SCHUBERT
June 28, 1904 (Age 26 years)
Citation details: 27155/1904 SCHUBERT LENNOX G R JOSEPH LUCY TAREE
Schubert - Garfield Lennox Roy - Death Certificate
Schubert - Garfield Lennox Roy - Death Certificate

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Marriage of a siblingJoseph SCHUBERTMargaret Evelyn BERRYView this family
about 1905 (Age 26 years)
Citation details: 2604/1905 SCHUBERT JOSEPH BERRY MARGARET E WALCHA
Marriage of a siblingFrederick John SCHUBERTFlorence Ethel MUDFORDView this family
about 1906 (Age 27 years)
Citation details: 2507/1906 SHUBERT FREDERICK MUDFORD FLORENCE TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1152
Birth of a son
#3
Harold Edward SCHUBERT
about 1907 (Age 28 years)
Citation details: 8212/1907 SCHUBERT HAROLD E WILLIAM MARY J TAREE
Marriage of a siblingWilliam Angus BROWNChristina SCHUBERTView this family
about 1907 (Age 28 years)
Citation details: 8824/1907 BROWN WILLIAM A SCHUBERT CHRISTINA TAREE
Birth of a daughter
#4
Maud Adelaide SCHUBERT
about 1909 (Age 30 years)
Citation details: 42224/1909 SCHUBERT MAUD A WILLIAM MARY J TAREE
Death of a fatherJoseph SCHUBERT
December 19, 1909 (Age 31 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 235
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3445/1910 SCHUBERT JOSEPH WILLIAM EVA E TAREE
Marriage of a siblingJames Hadley SCHUBERTFlorence May ROSERView this family
August 16, 1911 (Age 33 years)
Citation details: 10734/1911 DELEIUEN EDWARD ROSER FLORENCE M TAMWORTH
Marriage Certificate - De Leiuen - Edward and Roser - Florence May
Marriage Certificate - De Leiuen - Edward and Roser - Florence May

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Birth of a son
#5
Oswald Ernest SCHUBERT
about 1912 (Age 33 years)
Citation details: SCHUBERT OSWALD E 50025/1912 WILLIAM MARY J TAREE
Marriage of a siblingGeorge SCHUBERTSophia RYANView this family
about 1912 (Age 33 years)
Citation details: 15896/1912 SCHUBERT GEORGE RYAN SOPHIA TAREE
Marriage of a siblingGeorge WYLIEElizabeth Eva SCHUBERTView this family
about 1913 (Age 34 years)
Citation details: 2366/1913 WYLIE GEORGE LAURIE EVA E NEWTOWN
Marriage of a siblingClyde E E HARLUMMabel Emma SCHUBERTView this family
about 1914 (Age 35 years)
Citation details: 3191/1914 HARLUM CLYDE E E SCHUBERT MABEL E TAREE
Birth of a daughter
#6
May Doris SCHUBERT
about 1915 (Age 36 years)
Citation details: SCHUBERT MAY D 40539/1915 WILLIAM MARY J TAREE
Note: May was 14 years of age at the time of her death.
Marriage of a siblingJoseph SUMNERMabel Emma SCHUBERTView this family
after 1914 (Age 35 years)

Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 625
Marriage of a parentPhilip CLUSSLucy CLAYDONView this family
about 1916 (Age 37 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 625
Citation details: 7810/1916 CLUSS PHILIP SCHUBERT LUCY TAREE
Birth of a son
#7
Walter Clarence SCHUBERT
May 10, 1919 (Age 41 years)
Marriage of a siblingCharles Henry SCHUBERTLillie A CONDONView this family
about 1919 (Age 40 years)
Citation details: 4874/1919 SCHUBERT CHARLES H CONDON LILLY A NEWTOWN
Marriage of a siblingStanley Robert SCHUBERTIsabella FAIRLYView this family
December 24, 1919 (Age 41 years)
Citation details: 17 November 2014
Text:

In part:

"ROBERT STANLEY WILLIAMS/STANLEY ROBERT SCHUBERT married ISABELLA FAIRLY ON 24-12-1919"

Citation details: 1919 C2981 Stanley Williams Isabella Fairly
Note: It is noted that the parents names on the marriage certificate kindly provided by Margaret Farr, are all consistent with Robert Stanley being the son of Joseph and Lucy SCHUBERT. It can be safely assumed that Lucy took the name of HADLEY when her Mother married James HADLEY.
Marriage of a childJoseph Daniel GRAHAMEmily Elizabeth SCHUBERTView this family
about 1920 (Age 41 years)
Citation details: 4581/1920 GRAHAM JOSEPH SCHUBERT EMILY E TAREE
Marriage of a siblingFrancis Bentles “Frank” HARPERClara Isabella SCHUBERTView this family
about 1922 (Age 43 years)
Citation details: 15625/1922 HARPER FRANCIS B SCHUBERT CLARA ARMIDALE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 625
Marriage of a siblingFrancis Jeffrey SCHUBERTClara CAMERONView this family
about 1924 (Age 45 years)
Citation details: 16455/1924 SCHUBERT FRANCIS J CAMERON CLARA TAMWORTH
Marriage of a siblingAlbert Amos SCHUBERTEdna M CLEARYView this family
about 1925 (Age 46 years)
Citation details: 12462/1925 SCHUBERT ALBERT A CLEARY EDNA M WEST MAITLAND
Marriage of a childHarold Edward SCHUBERTMary Magdalene LEEView this family
about 1928 (Age 49 years)
Citation details: 3441/1928 SCHUBERT HAROLD E LEE MARY TAREE
Marriage of a siblingArthur SCHUBERTEmily M BISHOPView this family
about 1928 (Age 49 years)
Marriage of a childHarold Leo WEBSTERHenrietta Irene “Ettie” SCHUBERTView this family
about 1929 (Age 50 years)
Citation details: 18520/1929 WEBSTER HAROLD L SCHUBERT ETTIE I TAREE
Death of a daughterMay Doris SCHUBERT
December 10, 1929 (Age 51 years)
Address: Little Redhead beach.
perpetrator: William SCHUBERTfather
Relative: Joseph SCHUBERTuncle
Cause: Poisoned by her father, William
Publication: Daily Newspaper; ACT; 1926 - 1995
Citation details: 28 November 1930, page 6.
Schubert - William - Guilty of murder
Schubert - William - Guilty of murder

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Citation details: Tuesday 30 September 1930, page 10
Note: She was pregnant at this time. Evidence was given at the trial of her Father, William, that his brother 'Joe', (May's uncle), was "always kissing and cuddling her."
DeathMay Doris SCHUBERT
December 10, 1929 (Age 51 years)
EventMay Doris SCHUBERT
September 24, 1930 (Age 52 years)
Arrested
Accused of murdering his daughter May
September 29, 1930 (Age 52 years)
Address: On a farm owned by Mr. A. H. Legge
Publication: Daily newspaper centred in Sydney
Citation details: 30 September 1930, page 9.
Schubert - William - Arrest
Schubert - William - Arrest

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Publication: NSW : 1911 - 1945
Citation details: Friday 3 October 1930, page 6
Schubert - William - Arrested
Schubert - William - Arrested

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Charged
With murdering his daughter May
September 30, 1930 (Age 52 years)
Address: Murwillumbah and Newcastle Police Courts.
Publication: Daily newspaper centred in Sydney
Citation details: 1 October 1930, page 13
Schubert - William - Charged
Schubert - William - Charged

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Publication: Daily newspaper centred in Sydney
Citation details: 29 October 1930, page 9.
Publication: NSW : 1911 - 1945
Citation details: Friday 3 October 1930, page 6
Schubert - William - Arrested
Schubert - William - Arrested

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Trial
Following earlier hearing in Newcastle on 28 October
October 30, 1930 (Age 52 years)
Publication: Coffs Harbour Advocate (NSW : 1907 - 1942; 1946 - 1954)
Citation details: Friday 31 October 1930, page 3
Schubert - William - Trial
Schubert - William - Trial

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Convicted
Sentenced to death for the murder of his daughter May
November 27, 1930 (Age 52 years)
Address: Central Criminal Court
Publication: Daily Newspaper; ACT; 1926 - 1995
Citation details: 28 November 1930, page 6.
Schubert - William - Guilty of murder
Schubert - William - Guilty of murder

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Publication: Daily newspaper centred in Sydney
Citation details: 28 November 1930, page 8.
Schubert - William - Convicted of murder
Schubert - William - Convicted of murder

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Publication: Riverine Grazier (Hay, NSW : 1873 - 1954)
Citation details: Friday 28 November 1930, page 2
Schubert - William - Sentenced
Schubert - William - Sentenced

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Publication: The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954)
Citation details: Thursday 27 November 1930, page 19
Schubert - William - Trial
Schubert - William - Trial

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Appeal
Adjourned until February sittings
about December 18, 1930 (Age 52 years)
Address: Court of Criminal Appeal
Publication: Newspaper; Sydney, NSW; 1894 - 1954
Citation details: Sunday 21 December 1930, page 18
Schubert - William - Appeal adjourned
Schubert - William - Appeal adjourned

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Appeal Dismissed February 20, 1931 (Age 53 years)
Note: Appeal against the death sentence was dismissed by the Full Court of Criminal Appeal.
Commutation of Death Sentence
Commuted to penal servitude for life
March 9, 1931 (Age 53 years)
Publication: Daily newspaper centred in Sydney
Citation details: 10 March 1931, page 10.
Note: The State Cabinet commuted the death sentence to penal servitude for life for the murder of his daughter May Doris SCHUBERT.
Death of a sisterElizabeth Eva SCHUBERT
January 25, 1933 (Age 54 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 625
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3043/1933 WYLIE EVA E JOSEPH LUCY NEWTOWN
Death of a maternal grandfatherJames HADLEY
about 1934 (Age 55 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 15664/1934 HADLEY JAMES JAMES MARY GLOUCESTER
Death of a maternal grandmotherChristiana CLAYDON
about 1936 (Age 57 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3573/1936 HADLEY CHRISTIANNA SAMUEL DINAH TAREE
Death of a maternal grandmotherChristiana CLAYDON
about 1936 (Age 57 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3573/1936 HADLEY CHRISTIANNA SAMUEL DINAH TAREE
Death January 7, 1936 (Age 57 years)
Address: Goulburn gaol.
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 625
Citation details: 5355/1936 SCHUBERT WILLIAM JOSEPH LUCY GOULBURN
Quality of data: primary evidence
Burial
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: November 6, 1876Forster, , New South Wales, Australia
15 months
twin brother
himself
2 years
younger sister
20 months
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
22 months
younger brother
George SCHUBERT
Birth: March 18, 1886 32 26Pampoolah, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 24, 1972Cessnock, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
Arthur SCHUBERT
Birth: May 2, 1890 36 30Mitchells Island, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: January 20, 1965Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
20 months
younger brother
21 months
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
Charles Henry SCHUBERT
Birth: about 1896 42 36Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: January 30, 1960Burwood, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
Francis Jeffrey SCHUBERT
Birth: about 1897 43 37Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 18, 1955Gladstone, , Queensland, Australia
3 years
younger brother
Albert Amos SCHUBERT
Birth: about 1899 45 39Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1969Wallsend, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
Mother’s family with Philip CLUSS - View this family
step-father
Philip CLUSS
Birth: June 14, 1866 42 32Oxley Island, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 5, 1925Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
mother
Marriage: about 1916Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with Mary Jane MANN - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: July 31, 1901Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
17 months
daughter
Emily Elizabeth SCHUBERT
Birth: about 1902 23 20Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 10, 1948Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
4 years
son
Harold Edward SCHUBERT
Birth: about 1907 28 25Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 17, 1972Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
4 years
son
Oswald Ernest SCHUBERT
Birth: about 1912 33 30Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 28, 1975New South Wales, Australia
4 years
daughter
May Doris SCHUBERT
Birth: about 1915 36 33Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 10, 1929Redhead, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
son
Walter Clarence SCHUBERT
Birth: May 10, 1919 41 37Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 8, 1966Taree, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 625
BirthBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 15900/1878 SHUBERT WILLIAM JOSEPH LUCY MANNING RIVER
BirthSchubert Family By Jennifer Bolton
MarriageS - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 7668/1901 SHUBERT WILLIAM MANN MARY J TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
MarriageNewspaper - The Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales
Publication: Newspaper; Taree; NSW; 1898 - 1954
Citation details: Saturday 3 August 1901, page 5
Schubert - Mann - William and Mary Jane
Schubert - Mann - William and Mary Jane

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ArrestedNewspaper - Sydney Morning Herald
Publication: Daily newspaper centred in Sydney
Citation details: 30 September 1930, page 9.
Schubert - William - Arrest
Schubert - William - Arrest

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ChargedNewspaper - Sydney Morning Herald
Publication: Daily newspaper centred in Sydney
Citation details: 1 October 1930, page 13
Schubert - William - Charged
Schubert - William - Charged

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TrialNewspaper - Coffs Harbour Advocate
Publication: Coffs Harbour Advocate (NSW : 1907 - 1942; 1946 - 1954)
Citation details: Friday 31 October 1930, page 3
Schubert - William - Trial
Schubert - William - Trial

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ConvictedNewspaper - The Canberra Times
Publication: Daily Newspaper; ACT; 1926 - 1995
Citation details: 28 November 1930, page 6.
Schubert - William - Guilty of murder
Schubert - William - Guilty of murder

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AppealNewspaper - Truth
Publication: Newspaper; Sydney, NSW; 1894 - 1954
Citation details: Sunday 21 December 1930, page 18
Schubert - William - Appeal adjourned
Schubert - William - Appeal adjourned

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Commutation of Death SentenceNewspaper - Sydney Morning Herald
Publication: Daily newspaper centred in Sydney
Citation details: 10 March 1931, page 10.
DeathPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 625
DeathS - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 5355/1936 SCHUBERT WILLIAM JOSEPH LUCY GOULBURN
Quality of data: primary evidence
DeathSchubert Family By Jennifer Bolton
BurialSchubert Family By Jennifer Bolton