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John Webster [we.3.4]

John Webster was the fourth child of Henry Webster & Ann Franklin christened May 19th, 1832 at Brackley, Northants.

In 1841 John (Jno in census) was living at Leamington Priors, Warwick with his parents & younger brother Charles.

John was in Wales at the time of the 1851census, working as an apprentice draper & grocer.  He was living at Rhosmaen St, Llandilofawr, Carmarthenshire with draper & grocer John James & his family.

John & his parents, his 2 brothers & sister emigrated to Sydney Australia in 1852.

John worked as a draper in Melbourne. Sadly after only 18 months in Australia, John died from a fever, aged 22 years, on February 8th, 1854 at Smith Street, Collingwood, Melbourne & was buried in New Cemetery, Melbourne on February 10th, 1854. At this time father Henry was living at Adelaide Park, Enfield, Sydney.

 

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