James Corcoran NEWTON, ,of "Eldorado," Launceston ,Tasmania

Male 1864 - 1929  (65 years)


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  • Name James Corcoran NEWTON 
    Suffix ,of "Eldorado," Launceston ,Tasmania 
    Born 29 Jan 1864  Chiltern, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Mar 1929  Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 14 Mar 1929  Carr Villa Memorial Park, Launceston, Tasmania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17610  Kirkpatrick Family
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2021 

    Family Rowena Augusta EMERY,   b. 1860, Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1940, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1885  Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria.Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Winnifred Lucilla NEWTON, ,Milliner,of Preston, Victoria, Australia,   b. 1888, Preston, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1974, Victoria , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F7234  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Ref:Obituary - The Mercury Hobart - 14 March, 1929,Advocate (Burnie, Tas. : 1890 - 1954) Thursday 14 March 1929 p 2 Family Notices

      The death occured at a late hour on Tuesday night, at his residece, High Street, Launceston, of Mr. James Corcoran Newton, formerly a member of the House of Assembly, and Chief Secretary and Minister for Mines and Forestry in Sir Walter Lee's Ministry, from August 14 to October 25, 1923

      Mr. Newton, who was 65 years of age, was one of the best known personalities in the North. He had been ill for a considerable time, and it was due to ill-health that he did not contest his seat in the House of Assembly at the last election. He came to Tasmania from Victoria as Manager of J.C. Hutton Pty Ltd., and was for some years in that position with the firm. He has not been long in the State before he began to take a prominent part in Public affairs.

      Mr Newton leaves a widow and a grown-up family of seven. His children are the Rev. A Newton Waratah,Messrs. J. C. Newton Launceston,, Victor Newton Hobart, Mesdames A. J. Wilson and H Ride, Misses Mabel and Hilda Newton

      The funeral will leave the residence this afternoon at 3 o'clock for the Carr Villa Cemetery.

      Saturday 29 June, 1929 - The Mercury Hobart.

      Probate has been granted. The will of the late Mr. James Corcoran Newton, formerely a member of the house of Assembly, and at one time Chief Secretary. Mr Newton who died at Launceston on March 13, left ten thousand, two hundred and twenty five pounds to his wife Mrs Rowena Newton.


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