Sarah Hamer

(01/10/1826 - 13/07/1882)

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Born: 01/10/1826 at Torrington, Lancashire Certified Father: Daniel Hamer (Born 00/00/1798)
Died: 13/07/1882 Certified Mother: Margaret Opershaw
Children: William Pilkington (00/00/1847 - 00/00/1847)
Margaret Pilkington (00/00/1849 - 27/07/1923)
Daniel Pilkington (00/00/1852 - 00/00/1875)
Ann Jane Pilkington (Born 00/00/1856)
Sarah Pilkington (00/00/1858 - 00/11/1933)
Thomas Pilkington (03/03/1862 - 00/07/1925)
William James Pilkington (14/07/1864 - 00/12/1935)
Mary Alice Pilkington (Born 12/02/1868)

William Pilkington on 13/09/1846 at Bolton le Moors, England Certified


She appeared on the census on 7 April 1861 in Bolton, Lancashire. The address was 13 Richmond Place. On 7 April 1861 she was a Cotton Winder in Bolton.

Left Liverpool on a ship named "Golden Dream" on 11 February 1863. Arrived in Moreton Bay on 28 May 1863. On it's way it docked at Queenstown (now called Cobb or Cork Harbour) in Ireland. There were 671 adults on board at the time of docking. Sarah was aged 37 at the time.

The passenger list shows:

William Pilkington - Age 38
Sarah Pilkington - Age 37
Margaret Pilkington - Age 13
Daniel Pilkington - Age 10
Ann Pilkington - Age 7
Sarah Pilkington - Age 4
Thomas Pilkington - Age 1

(Location: IMM/112, Page: 176, M/fno: M1696)

Burried on 14 July 1882 in South Brisbane Cemetery, 181 Annerley Road, Dutton Park, Portion 11A, Grave Number 65.

Burried in the same grave as her husband, William Pilkington and also Percival Pilkington.

Death Ref: 1882/B014852

The Brisbane Courier, Friday 14 July 1882, Funeral Notices:
THE FRIENDS of the late Mrs Sarah PILKINGTON are respectfully invited to ATTEND Her FUNERAL; to move from her residence, Cambridge Street, West End, South Brisbane, THIS (Friday) AFTERNOON, 14th July at 2 o'clock, to the South Brisbane Cemetary. W. Walsh, Undertaker, George Street.

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