Emily (Chappell) Thurrowgood
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Emily Maria (Chappell) Thurrowgood (1841 - 1922)

Emily Maria Thurrowgood formerly Chappell
Born in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdommap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 15 Jun 1858 in Geelong, Victoria, Australiamap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 80 in Geelong, Victoria, Australiamap
Profile last modified | Created 20 Jan 2020
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Emily Maria Chappell was born 1841 at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, the daughter of Alfred Chappell and Caroline Smith. [1]

Marriage. In 1858, in the Colony of Victoria, Emily married George Thurrowgood. [2]

Emily Maria Thurrowgood passed away 17th April, 1922, aged 80. Her death was registered Geelong, Victoria, naming her parents as Alfred Chappell and Caroline Smith. [3]

Geelong Advertiser, Friday 21 April 1922 - Page 6
The funeral of the late Mrs. Emily M. Thurrowgood, widow of the late George Thurrowgood, a well known and highly respected resident of Clarence-street, Geelong West, took place on Wednesday afternoon, her remains being laid to rest in the family grave in the Baptist portion of the New General cemetery in the presence of a number of personal friends. The polished coffin was borne from the hearse to the grave by Messrs. Geo. Hill, W. Chappell, T. Moffatt, T. Hainster. The following supported the purple pall: Rev. F. J. Jennings, and Messrs. A. W. Ward, H. R. Shirley (junr.), G. Thurrowgood, T. Thurrowgood, E. C. Thurrowgood, Alf. Thurrowgood, Arthur Thurrowgood, and T. Bowyer. Mr. Albert I. Ward, of the Particular Baptist Church, Melbourne, conduced the burial services both at the home and graveside. Mr. Alex. Monro, funeral director, of Ryrie street, carried out the mortuary arrangements. [4]


  1. Birth "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2NSZ-HWW : 1 October 2014), Emily Maria Chappel, 1841; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
  2. Marriage Index, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages. Online index (accessed 8 Feb 2020) 1858 Marriage Registration, Emily Maria CHAPPELL married George THURROWGOOD, 2383/1858
  3. Death Index, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages. Online index (accessed 8 Feb 2020) : 1922 Death Registration, Emily Maria THURROWGOOD (M: Caroline CHAPPELL, F: Alfred CHAPPELL) Died Geelong, 5280/1922
  4. Obituary 1922 'OBITUARY.', Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929), 21 April, p. 6. , viewed 08 Feb 2022, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article165978868
Mother's Maiden Surname: SMITH
GRO Reference: 1841  SEP Quarter in THE CHELTENHAM UNION  
Volume 11  Page 191
Name: Emily Maria Chappell
Spouse Name: George Thurrowgood
Marriage Place: Victoria
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration Year: 1858
Registration Number: 2383
Family name: THURROWGOOD Given name(s): Emily Maria
Mother's name: Caroline SMITH
Father's name: Alfred CHAPPELL
Place of death: GEELONG
Age at Death: 80
Reg. year: 1922
Reg. number: 5280/1922
Name: Emily Maria Thurrowgood
Birth Date: 1841
Death Date: 17 Apr 1922
Cemetery: Geelong Western Public Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Geelong West, :Greater Geelong City, Victoria, Australia
Father: Alfred Chappell
Mother: Carroline Chappell
Spouse: George Thurrowgood
Children: Alfred Leonard Thurrowgood; Caroline Shirley; Arthur Ebenezer Thurrowgood; George Walter Thurrowgood.


Name: Emily Maria Chappell
Estimated birth year: abt 1842 Age: 7
Arrival Date: 28 Oct 1849
Arrival Port: Geelong, Point Henry and Victoria , Australia
Departure Port: Plymouth
Ship: Tasman
Nationality: English

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