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Catherine Jane CUNNING (1847- )

Catherine Jane CUNNING1 was born on 30 December 1847 in Hobart, Tas.2 Catherine's parents were Thomas CUNNING (1872 - farmer at Tacking Point) and Matilda Jane NELSON.2,3,4 Catherine married Richard Stephen PARTRIDGE on 3 October 1867 in Port Macquarie, NSW.5,6

Richard and Catherine had 8 children :

- Richard Stephen (b. 31 Oct 1867 Port Macquarie NSW; chr. 15 Dec 1867 St Thomas Port Macquarie; d.1932 Walcha NSW)

- Louisa Lillian Jane PARTRIDGE (b. 15 Jun 1869 "Brickfields" Port Macquarie NSW; chr. 8 Aug 1869 Port Macquarie NSW; d. 25 Oct 1869 aged 4 Months; bur. 26 Oct 1869 by Rev F R KEMP). Cause of Death recorded as Convulsions

- Adeline Louisa (b. 14 Sep 1870 "The Glebe" Port Macquarie NSW; chr. 13 Nov 1870 Port Macquarie NSW)

- Alberta Pearl PARTRIDGE (b. 16 Aug 1872 Port Macquarie; bap. Sept 1872 St Thomas C of E Port Macquarie; d. 21 May 1873 Aged 9 months "The Glebe" Port Macquarie NSW; bur. 23 May 1873 Roman Catholic Cemetery Port Macquarie). From birth she suffered with Hydracephalus which is a build-up of cerebrospinal fluid caused by a blockage. She was treated by Dr. Parsons

- Arthur Henry PARTRIDGE (b. June 1874 (est); d.26 Dec 1875 aged 18 Months Port Macquarie NSW; bur. 28 Dec 1875 from St Thomas Church by Rev F R Kemp in St Thomas Cemetery)

- Lavinia Isabel PARTRIDGE (b. 28 Jun 1876 at the Flagstaff, Port Macquarie NSW; d. 15 Dec 1877 Aged 18 Months; bur. 16 Dec 1877). Her Cause of Death was narcotic poisoning after eating portion of a Trumpet Flower. This was the verdict as given by Coroner, Thomas W Palmer. She was buried without any Clergy being present

- Arthur Francis PARTRIDGE (b. 16 Jun 1878 at William St Port Macquarie; d. 2 Jul 1880 Port Macquarie NSW; bur. 3 Jul 1880 from St Thomas Church by Rev. W. H. SAUNDERS). His cause of Death was recoeded as Worms

- Hubert Ignatius PARTRIDGE (b.1880; d.1956 Walcha NSW).6,7

Catherine died "Date Unknown" .

 

Richard Stephen PARTRIDGE8,9 was the son of Stephen PARTRIDGE (1793-1878) and Julia COTTERDOWN (1812?-1889).

Citations

1{S0289} Gwendoline Griffin and Ronald Howell, Book : "Port Macquarie The Winding Sheet" (Port Macquarie Historical Society, PO Box 82, Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia 2444). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Various references to a child death are recorded all of which indicate Catherine Jane Partridge as nee Cunning (eg Page 338 with the death of Alberta Pearl Partridge)
2{S0527}, Internet (ancestry.com) : Sharpham Family Tree (Site no longer available). Cit. Date: 1 May 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
3{S0289} Gwendoline Griffin and Ronald Howell, Book : "Port Macquarie The Winding Sheet" (Port Macquarie Historical Society, PO Box 82, Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia 2444). Page 343. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Matilda Cubnning** is noted as Athur Henry Partridge's grandmother
4{S0322}, Greville's Post Office Directory : 1872 Port Macquarie (http://www.family.joint.net.au/index.php?cid=418&mid=1). Cit. Date: 3 May 2010. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "CUNNING; Thomas; farmer; Tacking Point
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5{S0065}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Marriages (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Marriages Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Registration no : 2898 / 1867. Catherine is indexed as Catherine S CUNNING
6{S0527}, Internet (ancestry.com) : Sharpham Family Tree (Site no longer available). Cit. Date: 26 March 2012. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
7{S0289} Gwendoline Griffin and Ronald Howell, Book : "Port Macquarie The Winding Sheet" (Port Macquarie Historical Society, PO Box 82, Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia 2444). Pages 325, 338, 343, 350, 356. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
8{S0199}, Internet : General. http://genealogy.wikia.com/wiki/Stephen_Partridge_%281793-1878%29. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
9{S0199}, Internet : General. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~latijan/8329.htm plus links to children from this page. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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