Edwin John Griffiths

Male 1868 - 1937  (68 years)


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  • Name Edwin John Griffiths 
    Born 4 Nov 1868  Port Sorrel,Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Aug 1937  Devon Public Hospital, Latrobe, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • A Hospital was first opened at Latrobe in 1889 called the Devon Cottage Hospital. It was relocated to a larger site in 1903 and was renamed the Devon Public Hospital.
      In 1961 the Mersey General hospital was opened at the current site and was later named the Mersey Community Hospital.
    Death Notice of Edward John Griffiths
    Death Notice of Edward John Griffiths
    Edward John Griffiths Death Notice was published in the Advocate Newspaper on Friday 20 Aug 1937 on Page 2.
    Buried 21 Aug 1937  Catholic Cemetery, Latrobe, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Funeral Notice of Edwin John Griffiths
    Funeral Notice of Edwin John Griffiths
    The funeral notice of Edwin John Griffiths was published in the Advocate Newspaper on Saturday 21 Aug 1937 on page 2.
    Person ID I11437  Tucker Family Tree | The Descendants of Jonathon Griffiths
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2013 

    Father Sydney Pyrmont Griffiths,   b. 11 Sep 1845, Port Fairy, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1906, New St, Annandale, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Ann Williams,   b. 31 Dec 1848, Port Sorrel, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1917  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 6 Feb 1866  Independent Chapel, Tamar Street, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    The Independent Church, Tamar Street, Launceston, Tasmania
    The Independent Church, Tamar Street, Launceston, Tasmania
    Independent Church (left) and Price Memorial Hall (centre), Tamar Street, Launceston, Tasmania.

    The Independent Church (buit 1836) has been demolished and is now the site of the Dutch Garden, City Park. The Price Memorial Church (built 1896) is now the Tasmanian Design Centre.

    Handwritten in blue ink on back:
    Price Memorial Hall/Built 1896 Old Tamar St/Cong Church/now site/of the Dutch Garden/Built 1836 Cong Manse
    Price Memorial Church is now Tasmanian Design Centre/Building on left was demolished & the site is now/the formal garden to the right of the Main park gates
    Family ID F3604  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Anne Carter,   b. 31 May 1867, Port Sorell, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1910, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1890  Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Death, Burial and Funeral details of Mary Ann Griffiths (n. Carter)
    Death, Burial and Funeral details of Mary Ann Griffiths (n. Carter)
    Extract of details on Mary Ann Griffiths from North West Tasmanian Coastal Cemeteries.
    Children 
     1. Annie May Griffiths,   b. 1891  [Birth]
     2. Amy Griffiths,   b. 1892  [Birth]
     3. Cyril Edwin Griffiths,   b. 11 Nov 1897  [Birth]
     4. Winnie Griffiths  [Birth]
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2013 
    Family ID F3613  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Mar 1890 - Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Aug 1937 - Devon Public Hospital, Latrobe, Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 21 Aug 1937 - Catholic Cemetery, Latrobe, Tasmania, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S152] John Griffiths (Reliability: 2).
      Edwin John Griffiths born 4 Nov 1868 in Port Sorrel Tasmania.

    2. [S6] Tasmanian Pioneers, Archives Office of Tasmania, (The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Association with the Archives Office of Tasmania) (Reliability: 2), 4 Nov 1868.
      Surname Griffiths, Given names Edwin John, Event birth, Sex male, Father Sydney, Mother William Mary Ann, Registration Place Port Sorell, Event Date 04 Nov, Event year 1868, Registration year 1868, Registration Number 1417, RGD Number 33.

    3. [S152] John Griffiths (Reliability: 2).
      Edwin John Griffiths died 19 Aug 1937 in Port Sorrel, Tasmania.

    4. [S137] The Advocate Newspaper (Reliability: 3), 20 Aug 1937.
      See attached Newspaper Clipping for full details.

    5. [S137] The Advocate Newspaper (Reliability: 3), 21 Aug 1937.
      Edward John Griffiths funeral notice was published in the Advocate Newspaper Saturday 21 Aug 1937 on page 2. See attached Newspaper clipping for full details.

    6. [S152] John Griffiths (Reliability: 2), 6 Feb 1866.
      Sydney Griffiths and Mary Ann Williams were married on6 Feb 1866 at The Independent Chapel, Tamar St, Launceston, Tasmania.

    7. [S6] Tasmanian Pioneers, Archives Office of Tasmania, (The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Association with the Archives Office of Tasmania) (Reliability: 2), 6 Feb 1866.
      Surname Griffiths, Given names Sydney, Age Adult, Sex Male, Event Marriage, Spouse Surname Williams, Spouse Given names Mary Ann, Spouse Age Minor, Registration Place launceston, Event Date 06 Feb, Event Year 1866, Registration Year 1866, Registration Number 373, RGD Number 37

    8. [S152] John Griffiths (Reliability: 2).
      Edwin John Griffiths and Mary Ann Carter married 16 March 1890 in Launceston Tasmania.

    9. [S6] Tasmanian Pioneers, Archives Office of Tasmania, (The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Association with the Archives Office of Tasmania) (Reliability: 2), 16 Mar 1890.
      Surname Griffiths, given Names Edwin John, Age Adult, Sex male, Event marriage, Spouse Surname Carter, Spouse Given Names Mary Annie, Spouse Age Adult, Registration Place Launceston, Event Date 16 Mar, event Year 1890, registration year 1890, Registration Number 148, RGD Number 37.


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