An obituary in Windsor and Richmond Gazette dated 23rd July, 1937 reads in part that he was born at Terry Hie Hie Station, Moree and he came to Wilberforce 48 years ago (c1889) travelling in a dray and three horses with his twin brother, Arthur, and their parents, Patrick and Sarah. The journey taking three weeks.
Frederick was employed for a short time at the Riverstone Meat Works, then moved to Waverley where he worked (c1904) for the Tramway Department for some five years until the big railway strike.
Later on, with a partner, he commenced manufacturing home-made jams, but when the partnership failed he returned to Wilberforce where in 1910, he established a general store. The success of the store allowed him to retire in 1928 when he purchased one of Turnbull's farms, later worked by one of his sons. The store was subsequently sold to Wolstenholme Bros.
Frederick was active in public life being a councillor of the Hawkesbury District Agricultural Association for 22 years, the Hawkesbury Benevolent Society and Hospital for 17 years, President of the Wilberforce School of Arts, Vice-President of the Wilberforce P. & C. Association, Trustee of the Wilberforce Recreation Reserve and auditor for the Wilberforce Boy Scouts.
Frederick was buried in St. John's Church of England, Wilberforce (Left Row 03, Plot 07)
NSW Birth Index 25124/1879
NSW Marriage Index 458/1903
NSW Death Index 16370/1937
Windsor and Richmond Gazette Obituary - 23rd July, 1937
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Fred by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
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