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Charles Franklin Garcia Webster [we.3.8.1]

Charles Franklin Garcia Webster was born July 24th, 1875 in Mackay, Australia the first child of Charles Webster & Julia Garcia.

The following information on Charles’ life in Australia & NZ was kindly provided by Richard Lambert & Geoff Nicolai.

Charles, known as Frank, was appointed house surgeon at the Melbourne Eye & Ear Hospital.

Charles married Margaret Beatrice Thompson on May 11th, 1904 in Sydney, Australia.

They moved to Wellington, New Zealand where Charles was a doctor.  Here he built up a large practice & for many years was senior honorary surgeon at Wellington Hospital.

Charles died at 27 Hobson St, Wellington, on July 16th, 1925 & his funeral was attended by the newly-elected Prime Minister of New Zealand & practically all the members of the medical profession in Wellington. Charles was buried at Karori Cemetery. 

Charles died on July 16th, 1925 and Margaret died on February 17th, 1940.

The children of Charles Franklin Garcia Webster & Margaret Beatrice Thompson were:

we.  Jean Garcia Webster born 1905; died in Kensington, London in 1971
we.  David Garcia Webster born March 3rd, 1909; died February 9th, 1985 in Wellington, NZ



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