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Joseph Martin Minter

Male Bef 1831 - 1910  (~ 78 years)


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  • Name Joseph Martin Minter 
    Born Bef 8 Aug 1831 
    Christened 8 Aug 1831  St John, Thanet, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 2260 
    _UID 7F65F0FBCB2C4DBF991D920C50C4D5041350 
    Died 31 Jul 1910  Coast Hospital, Little Bay, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried 2 Aug 1910  Rockwood Cemetery, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • First went to sea as an apprentice in 1849. Issued with Seaman's ticket no. 456407 at London on 20 April 1849.

      The following are from http://mariners.records.nsw.gov.au:
      1. Joseph Minter, Seaman, 25 British on the ARIEL
      OF GEELONG, C.A.B. HOLDEN, MASTER, BURTHEN 105 TONS
      FROM THE PORT OF GEELONG TO SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES, 8TH MAY 1854
      2. Joseph Minter, Seaman, 27 of Dover on the GERTRUDE
      BRIG OF AUCKLAND, WILLIAM DUNNING, MASTER, BURTHEN 118.5 TONS
      FROM THE PORT OF AUCKLAND TO SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES, 5TH OCTOBER 1857
      3. Joseph Minter, A.B., 28, British on the JASON
      OF ABERDEEN, GEO. STUART, MASTER, BURTHEN 877 TONS
      FROM THE PORT OF LONDON TO SYDNEY, NEW SOUTH WALES, 15TH DECEMBER 1859

      Made a conditional purchase of land at Nambucca River in 1868. Lived at Nambucca residence Macleay River in 1869 - 71 and at Kempsey residence Macleay District in 1974 - 75 and possibly at Nobbys Road, Newcastle, New South Wales in 1880 - 81. Lived at 97 Eveleigh Street, Redfern, Sydney, NSW between 1891 and 1906. (Gail Gniewosz comments "Today that street would be the only street in Australia I would not be game to walk down even in the middle of the week with a police escort. The government is considering putting a bulldozer to it.") Lived with niece at 38 Morehood Street, Waterloo, Sydney.
      Possibly a pilot at Newcastle, NSW.
      Will dated July 1910.
    Person ID I2260  Ash, Kent
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2012 

    Father Martin Minter,   b. 20 Jan 1799, Dumpton, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1871, 131 High Street, Ramsgate, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Fanny MORPHEW,   b. 1797, Dover, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1885, 131 High Street, Ramsgate, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 13 May 1822  St John's Thanet Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Married by banns. Martin a bachelor of this parish; Fanny a spinster of this parish, baptised as Frances on 4 June 1797 at St Mary Dover, the daughter of William Morphew and of Frances nee Smith, his wife. Both signed. Witnesses George Minter and Sarah Minter both signed.
    Family ID F321  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah CAMPBELL,   b. Abt 1836, Newry, Co. Down, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1905, 97 Eveleigh Street, Redfern, Sydney, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1860  St Marys Cathedral, Sydney, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Married as a mariner bachelor aged 27 of Cumberland Street, Sydney, NSW.
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F41  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Jul 1910 - Coast Hospital, Little Bay, Sydney, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2 Aug 1910 - Rockwood Cemetery, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S11] Cliff Minter.

    2. [S70] Death certificate (copy).

    3. [S221] NSW BMD index online, January 2011 and later, reg no. 11565/1910. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S11] Cliff Minter (Reliability: 3).
      NSW BMD reg no. 724/1860.