Arthur Wormington NARRACOTT
Francis Arthur NARRACOTT


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Francis Arthur NARRACOTT

  • Born: 31 May 1856, Newtown, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 3
  • Married: 11 Jun 1883, West End, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 1 2
  • Died: 15 Sep 1931, West End, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 4

   Research Notes:

" Mr. F. A. Narracott.

The death occurred early yesterday morning at the home of his sister in-law, Mrs. H. C. Alexander, of Mr F. A. Narracott, who has been well known in the city for many years as a printer's traveller. The late Mr. Narracott was about 75 years of age. He was actively associated with cricket in the early days of Brisbane, and was subsequently a well-known umpire. At the time of his death he was senior trustee of the West End Methodist Church, and a vice-president of the choir. For the past 30 years he was printer's traveller for Country Press Printery, Robert McGregor and Co. and W. H. Wendt and Co. He married Miss Stewart, daughter of the late Mr. D. Stewart, of George-street. His wife predeceased him some 40 years ago. He leaves a son, Mr. A. S Narracott, who is shire clerk of Quilpie. Tlie late gentleman was a brother-in-law of Mr. R. C. Gentle, of the Commonwealth Works Department, Brisbane, and of Mr. A. S. Walters, of the Brisbane Gas Company." 5

   Marriage Information:

Francis married Sarah STEWART, daughter of David Thomas STEWART and Martha Roberts O'DONNELL, on 11 Jun 1883 in West End, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 1 2. (Sarah STEWART was born on 26 Feb 1860 in Surry Hills, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 6, died on 30 Dec 1892 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 7 and was buried on 31 Dec 1892 in Toowong Cemetery, Queensland, Australia 8.)

   Marriage Notes:

"NARRACOTT— STEWART.—On the 11th June, at the residence of the bride's parents, by the Rev. J. D. Hennessey, Frank Arthur, only son of the late Arthur Wormington Narracott, of Melbourne, to Sarah, eldest daughter of David Thomas Stewart, West End, South Brisbane."


1 Queensland BDM, 1883/B8331.

2 The Telegraph (Brisbane), Monday 18 June 1883.

3 Compiler, Private research shared by Gay Cooke of QLD (descendant).

4 Daily Standard (Brisbane), Tuesday 15 September 1931.

5 The Brisbane Courier, Wednesday 16 September 1931.

6 NSW Registry BDM (births), 657/1860.

7 Queensland BDM, 1892/B25646.

8 The Brisbane Courier, Saturday 31 December 1892.

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