Henrietta LANGLEY
Lucretia MAY
(Abt 1776-1839)
John FLETCHER of Woollahra
Mary Ann HELY


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  • Born: 13 Jan 1835, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 3 4
  • Christened: 8 Feb 1835, St. Philips, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 4
  • Married: 7 Mar 1866, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia 1 2
  • Died: 23 Mar 1880, Parramatta, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 5 6

  Research Notes:

Co-executor of his father's Will.


"This is the last Will and Testament of Edward Fletcher of Grenfell New South Wales. I hereby give devise and bequeath to my Wife Eleanor Fletcher heirs Executors and administrators for her and their own use and benefit absolutely and for ever All my Estate and Effects both real and personal whatsoever and wheresoever and of what nature and quality so ever and I hereby appoint her the said Eleanor Fletcher sole Executrix of this my Will. In Witness thereof I have hereunto set my hand this seventeenth day of November one thousand Eight hundred and seventy four. EDWARD FLETCHER (signed).
Signed by the said Edward Fletcher in the presence of us present at the same time who in his presence and in the presence of Each other attest and subscribe our names as Witnesses hereto — Wm. Semple Grenfell N.S.W., James MacArthur Grenfell.
26th April 1880. This day by Petition Probate of the last Will and Testament of Edward Fletcher late of Grenfell, General Storekeeper, deceased, was granted to Eleanor Fletcher the Executrix named in the said Will. Testator died 23rd March 1880. Goods sworn under £400.— Probate dated 26th April 1880."


"March 23, at the residence of Mr. Fletcher, Parramatta, Edward, eldest son of the late John Fletcher."



[Herald.]— A sudden death occurred to Mr. Edward Fletcher while on a visit from Sydney to his relations here. Deceased, while seated, fell suddenly down in a fit, and before medical aid could be obtained he expired. At an inquest, a verdict was returned to the effect that death was occasioned by an epileptic fit." 7 8

  Marriage Information:

Edward married Eleanor COLLINS, daughter of Robert COLLINS and Unknown, on 7 Mar 1866 in Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia 1 2.

  Marriage Notes:

"On the 7th March, at Mudgee, by the Rev. T. G. Turner, EDWARD, eldest son of Mr. JOHN FLETCHER, George-street, Sydney, to ELEANOR, only daughter of the late Mr. ROBERT COLLINS, Stamford, Lincolnshire, England."


1 NSW Registry BDM (marriages), 2510/1866.

2 The Sydney Morning Herald, Thursday 5 April 1866.

3 NSW Registry BDM (births), 192/1835 V1835192 19.

4 Australia Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981, Batch # C13541-9.

5 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 9163/1880.

6 The Sydney Morning Herald, Friday 26 March 1880.

7 New South Wales Will Books, 1800-1952, no. 4427.

8 The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser, Saturday 27 March 1880.

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