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Biography

Robert Byers was born 1856 in Victoria, Australia to Robert Byers (1818-1899) and Constance Olive Mary Ann Dewhurst (1837-1906) and died 7 November 1930 in Merriwa, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Sarah Jane Winks (1858-1914) 1874 in Gulgong, New South Wales, Australia.



Children


Offspring of Robert Byers and Sarah Jane Winks (1858-1914)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Charles David Byers (1875-1941) 7 March 1875 Cassilis, New South Wales, Australia 30 July 1941 Gulgong, New South Wales, Australia Emma Maude Gossage (1889-1952)

Annie Jane Byers (1876-1962) 28 December 1876 Cassilis, New South Wales, Australia 20 March 1962 Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Harold Edgar Carlisle (1867-1935)

Clara Byers (1878-1960) 4 August 1878 Gulgong, New South Wales, Australia 11 June 1960 Mudgee District Hospital, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Thomas George Phillips (1871-1955)

Rose Byers (1878-1953) 4 August 1878 Gulgong, New South Wales, Australia 20 February 1953 Ulan, New South Wales, Australia Henry Carr (1880-1950)

Robert C Byers (1878-1878)
Patrick Byers (1880-1937) 20 November 1880 Gulgong, New South Wales, Australia 27 February 1937 Ulan, New South Wales, Australia Elizabeth Harriet Carr (1889-1974)

George David Byers (1882-1964)
Alfred William Byers (1886-1925)
Samuel Byers (1889-1959)
John Byers (1891-1931)
Ivy Thelma Byers (1901-1970)

Obituary

MR ROBERT BYERS

An old and highly esteemed resident of Ulan, Mr Robert Byers, passed away at the residence of his daughter, Mrs H. Carr, on November 7, aged 74. Deceased was a native of Victoria, and came to the Ulan district about sixty years ago, and spent the remainder of his life there. Mr Byers had many friends throughout the Mudgee and Gulgong districts, who will learn of his death with sorrow. He was predeceased by his wife, who passed away, some seventeen years ago in Sydney. Much sympathy is felt for the sons and daughters left to mourn their loss: Charles and Patrick (Ulan), George, Samuel and John (Quirindi) Mrs H. Carlisle (Murragamba), Mrs.H. Carr (Ulan.), Mrs T. G. Phillips (Coonabarabran), Mrs A. Ryan (Turill), Ernest (Ulan), and John and David (Western Australia) are brothers of the deceased. Mr Byers had forty one grand Children, and twenty one great grand children. The remains were laid to rest in the Church of England portion of the Ulan cemetery, the Rev. L. V. Caldwell performed the last sad rites at the grave-side. Mr S. Turner of Gulgong, had charge of the funeral arrangements.

Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative, 20 November 1930, page 24




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