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Thomas Newham was born 30 October 1833 in Castlereagh, New South Wales, Australia to William James Newham (1807-1878) and Hannah Tindall (1807-1879) and died 16 October 1913 in Wyangala, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Ellen Cinnamon Hammond (1836-1915) 27 July 1856 in Darbys Falls, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Australia, the United Kingdom.



Children


Offspring of Thomas Newham and Ellen Cinnamon Hammond (1836-1915)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Sophia Elizabeth Newham (1857-1893)
Samuel Newham (1858-1919) 9 January 1858 Lachlan River, New South Wales, Australia 8 May 1919 Rooty Hill, New South Wales, Australia Mary Agnes Taylor (1860-1927)

Thomas Newham (1861-1927)
Edmond Alston Hamilton Newham (1863-1931)
Hannah Florence Newham (1865-1920)
Ellen Jane Newham (1867-1922)
Walter Newham (1870-1940)
Selina Newham (1872-1959)
Alexander Newham (1875-1875) 15 January 1875 Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia 27 February 1875 Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia
Clara Newham (1877-1962) 9 January 1877 Burrowa, New South Wales, Australia 20 March 1962 Cowra, New South Wales, Australia Alfred Joseph Cramp (1866-1951)

Obituary

It is with much regret that I have to chronicle the death of one of our oldest and most respected residents in the person of Mr. Thos. Newham, senr., of Wyangala, the cause of death being senile decay. He was in his eighty second year, having came to the Lachlan with his father, Wm. Newham, in the year 1831, his father being the seventh native born in N.S.W. The deceased followed grazing pursuits in this locality ever since. Until quite recently he had enjoyed the best of health, being an exceptionally active man for his years, attanding to the various duties attached to the management of his property in a manner that would do credit to one of lesser years. It would be safe to say that few men had more friends and less enemies than the late Squire of Wyangla, in fact the deceased gentleman was related in some way to almost every family in the locality. The funeral which was by far the largest ever witnessed here took place on Saturday last when the remains were interred in the Church of England portion of the Mt. McDonald cemetery, some four hundred persons paying their last respects to one who possessed good citizenship to a marked degree. The sympathy of a large circle of friends is extended to the bereaved family.

Cowra Free Press, 25 October 1913, page 2






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