Thursday, 2 June 2016

Lotto Win.... am definitely smiling today

As you know I do alot of work for the Maryborough District Family History Society and one of our amazing researchers has been documenting local businesses that we have had over the years and then I put the info into the Societies database.. 

Well this morning was a lucky strike for me I am reading through the email and realise the bloke in the email is related to me and I have very little on his wife so this was like striking gold. 

So let me introduce to you Walter Kilpatrick - he is my 1st cousin 3x's removed.... 

3 May 1928 Messrs J. MURDOCH & “ Wallie ” KILPATRICK who for many years was in charge of the Men’s & mercery departments of FINNEY ISLES & CO before that firm went out of business have joined in partnership in business of their own -have taken over business of LOCK & PEARCE [near Commercial Hotel}
12 July 1928 specialize in ladies’ costumes MURDOCH & KILPATRICK mercer & tailoring specialist Kent Street opposite Stuparts
7 April 1934 Freehold Auction Sale by E K CARTER & CO trustees for James MURDOCH Junior and Walter Stewart KILPATRICK- land Sub 33 of Section 140 in Churchill St between Pallas & Cheapside Sts including 7 roomed dwelling and Sub 140 of Allot,12 of Section 47 5 roomed cottage Thomas St off Ferry St
CM 7 Feb 1949 funeral of James MURDOCH of Lugg St Paddington - cremated

1925 James MURDOCH junior draper’s assistant Churchill St plus Ethel Annie
1925 James Pallas St a storeman + Cecelia Robertson
1925 Mary Robertson shop assistant and Margaret Hamilton Walker St
1925 William Stewart shop assistant North & Ferry Sts
1928 James junior draper’s assistant and Ethel Ann9ie Churchill St
1928 William Stewart shop assistant and Maude North & Ferry Sts
1936 James a draper 24 Arthur St Red Hill Brisbane + Ethel Annie 1943 James a shop assistant + Ethel Annie 111 Kennedy Tce Red Hill Brisbane
1949- 1958 Ethel Annie at Lugg St Paddington
James MURDOCH[1] born c 1824 married Mary ROBERTSON [c1830-1897].On the GLOUCESTER arrived 11 July 1873 were James 49, Mary 42 Hugh R 17 ,Mary R 15 , James 13 , Robert S 9 , Cecelia R 7 and Sarah 3
James died 9 Jan. 1903 at residence of son-in-law New Farm Brisbane in 80th year
His son James[2] born 3 Oct 1859 SCT married in 1883 Helen [Ellen ] EADIE. [1860-1942].They had two daughters [Mrs R HEDBERG and Cecilia Robertson ] and three sons- James , William Stewart and [Henry] Richard. James died in 1941Long OBIT 26 July 1941 worked at Hockley’s :poem 29 July by Bannerman
James MURDOCH[3] born 29 Jan 1885 married in 1922 Ethel Annie McDOWELL nee CAMPBELL. They had 2 daughters and a son. James died in Brisbane in 1949 OBIT 8 Feb 1949 - he collapsed while singing in the Ithaca Presby. Church choir ; worked for Finney Isles & Co Mbro and Brisbane and for Barry & Roberts in Brisbane ; cremated Mt Thompson . Ethel Annie died in Brisbane in 1958.
Walter Stewart KILPATRICK born in Bundaberg in 1893 married in 1920 Muriel Matilda WEBER [1894-1988].Walter died 20 Sep 1957 and Muriel on 11 Jan 1988. Both buried Maryborough Cemetery [headstone].
1917-1926 Walter Stewart a draper of Alice St; 1925-1926 Muriel Matilda at Thomas St Maryborough
1919 Muriel Matilda WEBER at Woongool Road Tinana with her parents
1928 Walter Stewart a draper Alice St ;Muriel Matilda at Thomas St
1936 Walter Stewart a salesman Thomas St with Muriel Matilda
1949-1954 Walter Stewart a draper 10 Thomas St with Muriel Matilda
1980 Muriel Matilda at 10 Thomas St

Chron. 12 June 1939 Auction of furniture on account of Mrs W KILPATRICK of 10 Thomas St 

So now I am off th try and find the store and any information I can on it and to locate 10 Thomas St.. a 5 roomed cottage in those days was a fair size cottage.. although I would believe this may not have been the original structure.. oh well will let you know what I find.. 

Have a brilliant weekend ... happy researching 

Tags #Kilpatrick, #Murdoch, #Maryborough

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