Charles Carpenter, 18501932 (aged 82 years)

Name
Charles /Carpenter/
Given names
Charles
Surname
Carpenter
Birth 1850

Occupation
Countryman
before 1878 (aged 28 years)

Note: Before he married Charles was a countryman, working on various properties around Singleton and Wallabadah in New South Wales.
MarriageMary Ann McLeanView this family
1878 (aged 28 years)
Occupation
Newsagent

Note: Charles for a time was employed on the construction of the River Bridge, but later he started the first newsagency in Hornsby. The family moved from their first home and lived in the residence attached to their shop situated at the southern end of the present (1979) Hornsby Park. The newspapers were at first delivered by Charles on horseback, then he progressed to a type of dog cart and eventually to a pony and sulky. The roads were little more than bush tracks, and the 'Herald' cost one penny.
Property
Note: Charles and Mary settled in Hornsby in 1880. The first Carpenter home in Hornsby was near the old main road which crossed from Pound Road up through the area known as High Street where the RSL now stands (1979).
Death January 11, 1932 (aged 82 years)
Text:

1313/1932 CARPENTER CHARLES JOHN MARY HORNSBY

Burial
Cemetery: St. John's Church Cemetery
Family with Mary Ann McLean
himself
18501932
Birth: 1850
Death: January 11, 1932Hornsby, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
wife
18561914
Birth: 1856Murrurundi, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1914Windsor, Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: 1878Murrurundi, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
son
1879
Birth: 1879 29 23Murrurundi, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Death:
10 years
daughter
18881942
Birth: August 15, 1888 38 32Ryde, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 19, 1942Ryde, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
7 years
son
1894
Birth: 1894 44 38St Leonards, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death:
3 years
daughter
1896
Birth: 1896 46 40St Leonards, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death:
5 years
son
1900
Birth: 1900 50 44St Leonards, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death:
Occupation

Before he married Charles was a countryman, working on various properties around Singleton and Wallabadah in New South Wales.

Occupation

Charles for a time was employed on the construction of the River Bridge, but later he started the first newsagency in Hornsby. The family moved from their first home and lived in the residence attached to their shop situated at the southern end of the present (1979) Hornsby Park. The newspapers were at first delivered by Charles on horseback, then he progressed to a type of dog cart and eventually to a pony and sulky. The roads were little more than bush tracks, and the 'Herald' cost one penny.

Property

Charles and Mary settled in Hornsby in 1880. The first Carpenter home in Hornsby was near the old main road which crossed from Pound Road up through the area known as High Street where the RSL now stands (1979).