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Arthur Bruce Crossman (1864 - 1923)

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Arthur Bruce Crossman
Born in Erskine Flat, Sofala, New South Walesmap
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Husband of — married 31 Aug 1892 in Orange, New South Wales, Australiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Orange, New South Wales, Australiamap
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Arthur Crossman was born in the Colony of New South Wales (1788-1900)

Arthur Bruce Crossman was born on 11 Nov 1864 at Erskine Flat, Sofala, NSW, the son of George Crossman and Ann Shervey.[1] He was the seventh of 12 children.

Arthur Bruce Crossman, son of George Crossman and Ann Shervey, married Ada Mary Bouffler, daughter of Robert Rowland Bouffler and Catherine Francess/Francis, at Orange on 31 August 1892.[2] They had six children.

His father's obituary in 1912, noted that Arthur was "the well-known [commercial] traveller for Dalton Bros., Ltd."[3][4]

Arthur Bruce Crossman passed away on 22 Mar 1923 at Orange, NSW.[5][4] He was survived by

  • his wife Ada
  • their six children

Research Notes


  1. NSW BDM - Birth Registration: 15236/1865 [1]
    No: 516
    Date and place of birth: Eleventh November 1864 Erskine Flat near Sofala
    Name and whether present: Arthur Bruce; Not Present
    Sex: Male
    Father's name, occupation, age, birthplace: George Crossman; Publican, 38, Somersetshire England
    Date and place of Marriage: 22nd November 1852; Church of England, Church Hill, Sydney
    Previous Issue
    Mother's name, surname, age, birthplace: Ann Formerly Shervey; 34; Somersetshire England
    Informant: George Crossman, Father, Erskine Flat near Sofala
    Witness: Mrs McClay, Nurse
    Particulars of Registration: Thomas {unreadable}; 9th January 1865 Sofala
    • A certified copy of this registration is held by (B. Williams)



  1. NSW BDM - Death Registration: 3120/1923 [5]
    No: 327
    Date and Place of Death: 22nd March 1923
    Name and Occupation: Arthur Bruce Crossman; Store Manager
    Sex and Age: Male; 58 years
    Cause of Death: Carcinoma of stomach; Exhaustion
    Duration of last illness: 8 months
    Medical Attendant: H.R. Hodgkinson Registered
    When he last saw deceased: 21st March 1923
    Name and Occupation of father: William George Crossman; Dealer
    Name and maiden Surname of mother: Ann Shervey
    Informant: H.N. Crossman; brother; Autumn Street, Orange
    Particulars of Registration: {unreadable}; 22nd March 1923; Orange
    When and Where buried: 23rd March 1923; Church of England Cemetery Orange
    Name of Undertaker: {unreadable}
    Name and Religion of Minister: H. Walker Taylor; Church of England
    Names of Witnesses: W. H. Ford; Timothy Loughmane
    Where born: Sofala NSWales
    Place of marriage, age, and to whom: Orange NSWales; 27 years; Ada Mary Bouffler
    Children of Marriage:
    none deceased
    • A certified copy of this registration is held by (B. Williams)
  2. COUNTRY NEWS. (1923, March 26). [4]
    —After an illness of comparatively short duration, the death has occurred of Mr. Arthur Bruce Crossman at the age of 5? years. The deceased, who leaves a widow and family of six, was manager for many years of Dalton Brothers' produce department. He was an officer of Holy Trinity Church, and a prominent member of the Ancient Order of Foresters.

Working Life

See Also

  1. Mr. Arthur Bruce Crossman, 1864, CapeWill Tree on MyHeritage [6]
    • For all the information I have on Mr. Arthur Bruce Crossman (1864-1923) and his close family see my tree on MyHeritage that I am progressively transcribing. (B. Williams, 13Apr2017)


  1. 1.0 1.1 NSW BDM - Birth Registration: 15236/1865,, obtained 14Mar2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 WikiTree: Crossman - Bouffler Marriage (NSW BDM)
  3. 3.0 3.1 WikiTree: George Crossman Obituary (Trove - Orange Leader)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), p. 10. Retrieved November 20, 2019, from
  5. 5.0 5.1 NSW BDM - Death Registration: 3120/1923,, obtained 9March2017
  6. Mr. Arthur Bruce Crossman, 1864, CapeWill Tree on MyHeritage,, accessed 13Apr2017

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