Malcolm STEWART
(-)
Catherine BROMLEY
(-)
David Thomas STEWART
(1826-1897)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Martha Roberts O'DONNELL

David Thomas STEWART

  • Born: 6 Nov 1826, London, Middlesex, England 3
  • Christened: 14 Jan 1827, St. Katharine Creechurch, London, England 3
  • Married: 18 Jun 1859, 113 Prince Street, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 1 2
  • Died: 14 Aug 1897, Coot-tha, Abbottsford Rd., Bowen Hills, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 4 5

   Research Notes:

" STEWART.—On August 14, at Coot-tha, Abbotsford road, Bowen Hills, David Thomas, the beloved husband of Martha Roberts Stewart, in his 60th year."

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David was the son of Malcolm Stewart of Blair Athol, Scotland, and Catherine Bromley of London. David was born on 6 Nov 1826 in London England. In 1834, Malcolm, Catherine and 5 children(Amelia, David Charles, Sarah and William) embarked on the "James" in London, arriving in Sydney 17 Nov 1834.

David and Martha lived at Surrey Hills for a short time and their first child Sarah was born there in 1860
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Sometime in 1860 David moved to Brisbane and set himself up as a bootmaker at 110 Edward St. Brisbane. He and Martha lived at West End. There home was called 'Mayvilla'. By 1883, they had 11 children although only 9 were still living.

In 1888, David moved his business to the Treasury Building(now a Casino) in George St. and worked here until he retired. At some time in the 1890's, he acquired a home in Abbotsford Rd Bowen Hills and he died there on 14 August 1897 of chronic bronchitis and emphysema. He was buried in the Toowong cemetery. 2

   Marriage Information:

David married Martha Roberts O'DONNELL, daughter of John O'DONNELL and Elizabeth Peace CRABTREE, on 18 Jun 1859 in 113 Prince Street, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 1 2. (Martha Roberts O'DONNELL was born on 19 Mar 1843 in Ryde, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 2 and died on 6 Jul 1920 in Mater Private Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 6 7.)

Sources


1 NSW Registry BDM (marriages), 429/1859.

2 Compiler, Private research conducted by Gay Cooke of QLD and Peter Proctor of ACT.

3 (International Genealogical Index (IGI)), Batch # C02271-1.

4 Queensland BDM, 1897/B29919.

5 The Telegraph (Brisbane), Saturday 28 August 1897.

6 Queensland BDM, 1920/B32342.

7 The Brisbane Courier, Saturday 7 August 1920.


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