Harry Fookes Westbrook1

#1752, (1837-1930)
FatherDr. Samuel Westbrook1 (13 Jun 1795-2 Mar 1866)
MotherMary Margaret Mason1 (c 1799-15 Aug 1853)
Last Edited12 Oct 2014
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Harry Fookes Westbrook may have been born on 4 November 1826 at Elizabeth Street, in Hobart. However, it is extremely unlikely as his family did not arrive in Tasmania until 1829 and he is not listed on the immigration records. It is much more likely that he was born about 10 years later, the last child of his parents..2 He was born in 1837 at Hobart.1 He was the son of Dr. Samuel Westbrook and Mary Margaret Mason.1

His father died 2 March 1866 at the age of 70.

Harry Fookes Westbrook married Sarah Ann Pearce in 1869 at Campbell Town, Tasmania.1

"Going in for squatting, Mr. Westbrook became manager of Parker's station at Cressy, and later was made overseer on William Grubb's run."2 Harry Fookes Westbrook moved to Melbourne in 1911.2

Harry died in 1930 at the Melbourne suburb of Murumbeena.1

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
1826Birth-CandidateElizabeth Street, in Hobart2
1837BirthHobart1
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1869MarriageCampbell Town, Tasmania1
Note memo only CR CR2
1911Move-newMelbourne2
1930Deaththe Melbourne suburb of Murumbeena1

Citations

  1. [S371] GEDCOM file created by Andrew Kemp, 25 March 2011.
  2. [S572] The Mercury (Hobart), Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 1930 'TASMANIAN 103 YEARS OLD.', The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954), 15 July, p. 2, viewed 12 October, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article29805230