MinterExchange
Dedicated to Minter families everywhere
First Name:  Last Name: 
[Advanced Search]  [Surnames]

Michael Minter

Male 1807 - 1864  (57 years)


Personal Information    |    Media    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Michael Minter  [1
    Christened 1807  Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born 12 Jan 1807  Vlissingen (Flushing), Holland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 631 
    _UID C72F32A9B0D24FF682E3EF7CA065EA54ABA6 
    Died 31 Jan 1864  Mt Moriac, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Buried Mt Moriac Cemetery, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Apprenticed to Dr Robert Peck at Newmarket. Studied medicine in London; Doctor of Medicine 1827. Practised with Dr Peck and practised at Whitstable June 1828 to 1837.
      # The place of his MD is recorded in the Medical Directory for 1847
      # His account of his early life was published in the "Investigator" (Geelong) in 1966
      # He was apprenticed to his brother-in-law Robert Peck
      # He was the uncle of Floyd Minter Peck (qv)
      # His niece Ann Peck married George Dixon Hedley (qv)
      # He was an amateur artist. Several of his works are in the La Trobe Library, Victoria, Australia

      1841 census: in Church Street, Folkestone, Michael (34, surgeon), Sarah (35) and Sarah (20, independent means). Not known who the younger Sarah was.

      Appeared in the 1845 Post Office Directory of Kent (Kelly's) as Michael Minter Esq., MD, Sandgate Road, Folkestone. Mrs Minter also listed, same address. Also listed as a surgeon at Sandgate Road. Also listed at Sandgate as Michael Minter MD and as Minter & Peck.

      Appeared in the History & Directory of the County of Kent by S Bagshaw, 1847 as Michael Minter Esq. MD.

      Emigrated to Australia in 1849 with wife and family aboard "The Brothers". Settled at Mt. Moriac, Geelong, Victoria.

      Sydney Morning Herald:
      "Michael Minter MD of Mt. Moriac, Geelong, Victoria. Magistrate." (at marriage of daughter Ella) 16 September 1852.
      Pioneer Index Victoria gives age at death as 57, Reg. number 1748.

      Appeared in the 1856 Electoral Roll for South Grant, Victoria, Australia as Michael Minter, gentleman of Mount Moriac.

      Headstones in Mount Moriac Cemetery (details from Tim Kendall):
      Sacred to the memory of 4 infant sons
      of
      Michael & Eleanor Edmonds
      Minter
      John Holman died Sept 24 1853
      aged 13 months
      John Holmane died March 24 1858
      aged 6 months
      Ffloyd died Jan 1 1860
      aged 10 months
      Jeffery died July 30 1863
      aged 7 weeks
      Of such is the kingdom of heaven

      Michael Minter Esq MD
      died January 31s 1864
      aged 57 years
      Leaving his wife
      and six
      Michael Ella Ada Rosa
      Flora Ellen

      Death announcement in The Times (London, England), Friday, Apr 15, 1864; pg. 1; Issue 24847.:
      "On the 31st Jan. last, at Mount Moriac, Geelong, Victoria, Australia, aged 57, Michael Minter, MD, MRCS, formerly of Folkestone, Kent."
    Person ID I631  Folkestone, Kent
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2012 

    Father John Minter,   b. Bef 17 Feb 1764, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1840, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Ann GOLDER,   b. 6 Dec 1765,   d. 28 Aug 1846, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1 Nov 1783  Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • John, a minor, mariner son of John, Gent. and Ann GOLDER, minor.
      From original St Mary and St Eanswyth Folkestone Parish Register, examined by Cliff Minter February 2006, John Minter batchelor and Ann Golder spinster both of this parish, by license. John signed. Ann made her mark. Witnesses Abraham ....daney and Chr Stredwick both signed.
    Family ID F24  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah BALDOCK,   d. 10 Aug 1841, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 17 May 1831  Herne, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Marriage allegation: May 16 1831 Michael Minter of Whitstable bachelor 24 and Sarah Baldock of Herne spinster 27. At Herne.
      Herne marriage register: Michael Minter of Whitstable and Sarah Baldock of this parish by licence. Sign/sign. John Minter (sign) - probably Michael's eldest brother, aged 47 or, less likely, Michael's father, aged 67.
      The marriage was announced in the Kentish Gazette on Friday May 27 1831:
      Michael Minter esq., surgeon, of Whitstable, to Sarah, only daughter of the late Richard Hobday Baldock, esq., of Whitstable.
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F203  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eleanor Edmonds JEFFERY,   b. 7 Jan 1821, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1875, Oaklands, Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 27 Sep 1842  Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • From original Folkestone Parish Registers, March 2006, inspected by Cliff Minter:

      Michael Minter, above age widower surgeon of Folkestone father John Minter, gent, and Eleanor Edmonds Jeffery above age spinster of Folkestone father late James Jeffery gent. Both signed as did the witnesses Hunt Jeffery and Anne Maria Robertson.
    Children 
     1. Michael Minter,   b. 20 Jul 1843, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1897, Tatura, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     2. Ella Minter,   b. 29 Sep 1844, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1902, Forest Vale, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     3. Ada Minter,   b. 12 Jul 1846, Cheriton, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1918, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. Rosa Minter,   b. 1 Feb 1848, Folkestone, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1936, Malvern, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     5. John Holman Minter,   b. Abt 1852, Mt Moriac, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1853, Mt Moriac, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     6. Flora Minter,   b. 1 Jun 1854, Mt Moriac, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1933, Armadale, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     7. Ellen Minter,   b. 11 May 1856, Mt Moriac, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1919, Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     8. John Holman Minter,   b. 31 Oct 1857, Mt Moriac, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1858, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     9. Ffloyd Minter,   b. 22 Mar 1859, Mt Moriac, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1860, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     10. Jeffery Minter,   b. 18 Jun 1863, Mt Moriac, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 30 Jul 1863, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F204  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 1807 - Folkestone, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Jan 1807 - Vlissingen (Flushing), Holland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 May 1831 - Herne, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Sep 1842 - Folkestone, Kent Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Jan 1864 - Mt Moriac, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Dr Michael Minter
    Dr Michael Minter
    born 12 January 1807, Vlissingen, Holland

  • Sources 
    1. [S12] Cliff Minter.

    2. [S12] Cliff Minter (Reliability: 3).
      Victoria BMD reg no. 1748.

    3. [S125] Family Notices. (1864, February 2). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848-1954), p. 4. Retrieved October 7, 2010, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5743502.

    4. [S169] The Times Digital Archive, September 2012, The Times (london, England), Friday, Apr 15, 1864; pg. 1; Issue 24847. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S13] IGI & Cliff Minter.

    6. [S12] Cliff Minter (Reliability: 3).
      Feb 2006 from original Herne Register.

    7. [S36] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q3 1842 Elham 5/225.