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Martin George Minter

Male 1838 - 1923  (84 years)


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  • Name Martin George Minter 
    Born 14 Aug 1838  Sparrow Castle, Margate, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 28 Oct 1838  St John Thanet, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Name George 
    Reference Number 2271 
    _UID 7C4A490049864EA6945CFF5239933FE907E0 
    Died 12 May 1923  New Lambton, Newcastle, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • A seaman serving on the Isobella of Whitstable, Kent in 1854 and the Black Prince of London in 1856.
      Witness at St Lawrence Thanet on 9 May 1864.
      Made a conditional purchase of land at Nambucca River, Australia in 1868.
      Said to have sailed seven times around the world before settling in Australia and to have been one of three sailor brothers who deserted ship at Melbourne, Australia in the 1860s, one of whom was killed in Victoria and another who lived in Queensland.
      Lived at Nambucca residence, Macleay River in 1869 - 71; a farmer at Nambucca River Macleay District, NSW; lived at Tennessee, Macleay, NSW in 1886 - 87.

      Made insolvent on 12 July 1878; at the time he was a labourer residing on the Richmond River, NSW (Gail Gniewosz, April 2007). This is confirmed by Sydney Morning Herald on 13 July 1878 (citation http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article13421814):
      SURRENDER
      Martin George Minter, of Duck Creek Mountain, Richmond River, labourer. Cause: Pressure of a creditor. Liabilities. £121 10s. 11½d. Assets, £20. Mr. S. Lyons, official assignee.

      Possibly an upholsterer at Jessons Village, Alexandria in 1899 - 1900.
      A cabinet maker at Hobart Road, New Lambton in 1906.
      Listed in Homestead selection for Newcastle, NSW in 1907.
      Left an interest in brother's Will in 1910.

      From the Sydney Morning Herald, 11 November 1908 (citation http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article14996120):
      NEWCASTLE.
      COTTAGE BURNT DOWN.
      NEWCASTLE, Tuesday.
      At an early hour this morning a three roomed weatherboard cottage, situated in Hobart-road, New Lambton, and owned and occupied by Mr. M. G. Minter, was totally destroyed by fire. Minter was the only person in the house at the time, and is unable to say how the outbreak originated. Tho building was insured in the Commonwealth Insurance Company for £100.
    Person ID I2271  Ash, Kent
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2017 

    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  [3
    • 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 Rosannah DEVLIN,   b. Abt 1851, Sydney, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1886, East Kempsey, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Married 28 Jul 1869  Kempsey, McLeay River, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. William Henry Minter,   b. 26 Jul 1870, Nambucca, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1934, Leichhardt, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     2. Rosanna Minter,   b. 14 Jan 1872, Richmond River, New South Wales RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1942, Marrickville, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. Joseph George Minter,   b. 26 Mar 1874, Near Casino, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1952, Newcastle, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Henry Morphew Minter,   b. 24 Feb 1876, Alstonville, Richmond River, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Dec 1933, Waterview Street, Fivedock, Sydney, NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     5. John Frederick Minter,   b. 17 Sep 1877, Alstonville, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1956, Newcastle, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     6. Charles Robert Minter,   b. 13 Dec 1880, Richmond River, New South Wales RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1960, Wallsend, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     7. George Martin Minter,   b. 1 Nov 1881, Lismore, New South Wales RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 21 Mar 1960, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     8. Ernest Minter,   b. 30 Jan 1883, Lismore, New South Wales RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1950, Newcastle, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     9. Sidney Minter,   b. 20 Oct 1884, Alstonville, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jul 1942, Kyogle Hospital, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     10. Frederick George Minter,   b. 15 Oct 1886, Kempsey, New South Wales RD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1887, Kempsey, New South Wales RD Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F34  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Jul 1869 - Kempsey, McLeay River, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 May 1923 - New Lambton, Newcastle, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
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    Martin George Minter
    Martin George Minter
    born 1838, Margate, Kent

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      birthplace from Cliff Minter.
      Q3 1838 I of Thanet 5/398

    2. [S78] Cliff Minter from St John Thanet PR, November 2006.

    3. [S11] Cliff Minter.

    4. [S95] New South Wales Register of Births, Deaths & Marriages, June 2008 (Reliability: 3).
      NSW BMD reg no. 2598/1869.