Thomas Charles Milton[1, 2]

Male 1815 - 1859  (43 years)


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  • Name Thomas Charles Milton 
    Born 5 Aug 1815  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Christened 25 Dec 1815  St Leonard, Shoreditch, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Baptism of Thomas Milton
    Baptism of Thomas Milton
    Thomas Milton was baptised on 25th December 1815 at St Leonards, Shoreditch, Middlesex, England. His parents are listed as Thomas and Charlotte Milton.
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Feb 1859  Mudgee, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 46 
    Agency: Death Certificate 
    Cause: Venomous bite, 6 days, Dr King 
    • Informant of death : Hannah Milton.
      Occupation at time of death Carrier
    • Mudgee newspaper & mining register 1/3/1859 –Death from the bite of a centipede – on Tuesday 22nd Feb. A man named Milton, living about 20 miles from Mudgee was bitten on the wrist whilst loading a dray with shingles. On Sunday evening Dr Ramsay was sent for, and on arriving found the patient in a state of collapse. Inflammation had extended along the arm to the shoulder, and thence to the chest and abdomen. He was suffering acute pain and died of peritonitis the same evening, leaving a large family of young children.
    Death Certificate of Thomas Milton
    Death Certificate of Thomas Milton
    Death Certificate - Thomas Charles Milton
    Death Certificate - Thomas Charles Milton
    Thomas Charles Milton died 27th February 1859 at Bara Creek near Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia, Registration No. 4049/1859
    Death of Thomas Charles Milton
    Death of Thomas Charles Milton
    Thomas Charles Milton died of Peritonitis after the bite of a centipede.
    This article was published in The Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser Newspaper, Saturday 12 March 1859, page 3.
    Death Thomas Charles Milton
    Death Thomas Charles Milton
    Thomas Charles Milton died of Peritonites after being bitten on the wrist by a Centipede. this article was published in Freeman's Journal, Wednesday 9 March 1859, page 2.
    Death of Thomas Charles Milton
    Death of Thomas Charles Milton
    On Tuesday, 22nd February 1859, Thomas Charles Milton was bitten on the wrist by a centipede, whilst loading a dray with shingles. On the evening of Sunday 27th February 1859 he died of Peritonites.
    Buried 01 Mar 1859  Havilah Cemetery, Lawsons Creek, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Headstone of Thomas Charles Milton
    Headstone of Thomas Charles Milton
    Inscription:
    Thomas Charles Milton
    Who Died 27 Feb 1859
    Aged 46 Years
    Leaving a Widow and Ten Children
    To Mourn Their Loss
    And Honour My Memory
    Cause of Death 27 Feb 2016  Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9
    Died of Peritonites after being bitten on the wrist by a centipede. 
    Occupation Shoemaker and Carrier  [8
    Notes 
    • Thomas Milton, is believed to have been Thomas Melton who came to New South Wales as a convict aboard the "Aurora", at the age of 18 or 19 years. He was born in London, England on 5 Aug 1815. He was a protestant and could not read or write. He had been convicted at Middlesex on 8 April 1833 for stealing boots and sentence to (you guessed it), 7 years transportation. He was 5 feet 3 1/4 inches (151cms)in height, ruddy complexion, his face was pox pitted (acne scars?) and freckled, brown hair, hazel eyes, 3 white skin blotches on his neck and tattoos on his arms. He was a shoemaker and later a carrier. He died on 27 February 1859 6 days after having been bitten by a centipede.
    Person ID I6416  Tucker Family Tree | The Descendants of Jonathon Griffiths
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2016 

    Father Thomas Milton 
    Mother C. 
    Family ID F2455  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Burton,   b. 17 Jun 1825, O'Connell Plains, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jul 1912, Botobolar, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 10 Feb 1843  Church of England, Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Marriage Certificate of Thomas Milton and Hannah Burton
    Marriage Certificate of Thomas Milton and Hannah Burton
    Children 
    +1. James Milton,   b. 1841, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1913, Rylstone, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. Caroline Milton,   b. 1843, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Charlotte Milton,   b. 1844, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Edward C Milton,   b. 1848, Gulgong, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1908, Gulgong, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. Mary Milton,   b. 1849
    +6. Thomas J Milton,   b. 1850, Gulgong, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1929, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +7. Henry Samuel Milton,   b. 1853, Gulgong, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1938, Rylstone, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +8. Harriet Milton,   b. 31 Jan 1855, Wilbertree, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1936, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     9. Hannah Milton,   b. 1857, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Fredrick G Milton,   b. 1859, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 12 May 2008 
    Family ID F1984  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] A history of the Potts Family, Geoffrey William Potts (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S20] Mudgee newspaper & mining register 1/3/1859 (Reliability: 2), 1859.
      Article supplied by Lynn Robinson

    3. [S406] St Leonards, Shoreditch, Parish Register, 131, 5 Aug 1815.
      See attached copy of St Leonards, Shoreditch, Baptism registrations, page 131, line No. 1044, date 25 Dec 1815.

    4. [S406] St Leonards, Shoreditch, Parish Register (Reliability: 3), 25 Dec 1815.
      See attached copy of Baptism Registration of Thomas Milton. He appears in the 1815 Records under 25 December 1915, No.1044 on page 131.

    5. [S4] NSW BDM, New South Wales Government (Reliability: 3), 27 Feb 1859.
      See attached Death Certificate 4049/1859 Thomas Milton.

    6. [S4] NSW BDM, New South Wales Government (Reliability: 3), 1 Mar 1859.
      See attached death certificate 4049/1859 Thomas Milton.

    7. [S445] The Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser, 3 (Reliability: 3), 12 Mar 1859.
      See attached newspaper article reporting on the death of Thomas Charles Milton. This article was published in The Armidale Express and New England General Advertiser, Saturday 12th March 1859, page 3

    8. [S4] NSW BDM, New South Wales Government, 4049/1859 (Reliability: 3), 27 Feb 1859.
      See attached Death Certificate 4049/1859, Thomas Milton.

    9. [S446] Freeman's Journal, 2 (Reliability: 3), 9 Mar 1859.
      See attached newspaper article reporting the death of Thomas Charles Milton. This article was published in the Freeman's Journal, Sydney, New South Wales, Wednesday 9 March 1859, page 2

    10. [S4] NSW BDM, New South Wales Government (Reliability: 3), 1843.
      Surname Milton, Given Name Thomas, Sex Male, index year 1843, Spouse Surname Burton, Spouse Given Name Hannah, Spouse sex Female, Denomination Church of England, Parish Abercrombie District; Bathurst, Volume Reference V1843696 27c, Registration Year 1843, Registration number 0


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