Esther Best, 18181886 (aged 68 years)

Name
Esther /Best/
Given names
Esther
Surname
Best
Married name
Esther /Thompkins/
Name
Hester /Best/
Given names
Hester
Surname
Best
Married name
Hester /Thompkins/
Birth April 7, 1818 18 17
Citation details:

Vol 01, Baptisms, 1790-1825; Marriages, 1789-1823; Burials, 1790-1825

Text:

Hester Best daughter of Thomas and Mary Best of Toongabbie was born 7 Apr and christened 14 Jun 1818

Religious marriageHenry ThompkinsView this family
February 27, 1838 (aged 19 years)
Text:

Name: Henry Thompkins [Henry Thomkin] Spouse Name: Esther Best Marriage Date: 1838 Marriage Place: New South Wales Registration Place: Parramatta, New South Wales Registration Year: 1838 Volume Number: V

Citation details:

Vol 03, Baptisms, 1834-1838; Marriages, 1834-1838; Burials, 1834-1838; p. 45, 1838 no. 179

Text:

Henry Thompkins, of the parish of Dural and Esther Best of the parish of Dural were married in this church by banns this 27th day of Feb 1838 by me R. Forrest

Death August 21, 1886 (aged 68 years)
Burial
Text:

Esther Best Thompkins BIRTH 1818 DEATH 21 Aug 1886 (aged 67–68) New South Wales, Australia BURIAL St Judes Cemetery Dural, The Hills Shire, New South Wales, Australia Show Map PLOT Section 1, Row 3, Site 1-2. MEMORIAL ID 160622738 Inscription In memory of Esther Thompkins, died August 21 1886, aged 68 years. Christ also suffered for us leaving us an example that we should follow in His steps. 1st Peter 3:27 [OR 1st Peter 2.21 v3]. Also Henry Thompkins, beloved husband of the above, died 16th Jany 1893, aged 77 years. The memory of the just is blessed. Note: Memorial inscription transcribed with reference to ddac.org.au and the NFHS publication ‘St Jude’s Anglican Cemetery Dural.’ Gravesite Details Per DDHS in 1996: "Sandstone gabled headstone with large shoulders, a scrolled cruciform apex and the gable outlined by carved letters. Black letters. Kerbed double plot."

Family with parents
father
17991874
Birth: June 20, 1799 41 24Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: January 26, 1874Tangmangaroo, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
mother
18001857
Birth: July 31, 1800 41 20Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 2, 1857Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: February 16, 1818Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 months
herself
18181886
Birth: April 7, 1818 18 17Toongabbie, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 21, 1886Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger sister
18201876
Birth: March 18, 1820 20 19Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 6, 1876Parramatta North, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
18221893
Birth: July 3, 1822 23 21Seven Hills, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 31, 1893Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger brother
18241854
Birth: December 4, 1824 25 24Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 31, 1854Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger brother
18271828
Birth: December 25, 1827 28 27Baulkham Hills, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 24, 1828New South Wales, Australia
17 months
younger sister
18291906
Birth: May 20, 1829 29 28Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 24, 1906Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger sister
18321915
Birth: January 1, 1832 32 31Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 1, 1915Orange, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
22 months
younger sister
18331882
Birth: October 18, 1833 34 33Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 2, 1882Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger sister
18361916
Birth: August 9, 1836 37 36Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 28, 1916Toowoomba, Darling Downs, Queensland, Australia
2 years
younger brother
18381887
Birth: October 14, 1838 39 38Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 20, 1887Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Father’s family with Ellen Reynolds
father
17991874
Birth: June 20, 1799 41 24Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: January 26, 1874Tangmangaroo, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
step-mother
Marriage
Marriage: after 1848
15 years
half-brother
18621942
Birth: 1862 62 29
Death: August 15, 1942Cootamundra, South West Slopes, New South Wales, Australia
Family with Henry Thompkins
husband
18151893
Birth: August 15, 1815 24 37Toongabbie, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1893Central Cumberland, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
herself
18181886
Birth: April 7, 1818 18 17Toongabbie, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 21, 1886Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: February 27, 1838Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
22 months
daughter
1839
Birth: 1839 23 20Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death:
4 years
son
1842
Birth: August 23, 1842 27 24Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death:
4 years
daughter
1846
Birth: April 1, 1846 30 27Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death:
4 years
daughter
1849
Birth: September 4, 1849 34 31Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death:
6 years
son
18551906
Birth: July 15, 1855 39 37Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1906Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
-3 years
daughter
18521926
Birth: November 21, 1852 37 34Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 4, 1926Kenthurst, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
7 years
son
18591905
Birth: 1859 43 40Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 19, 1905Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
BirthAncestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, St. John's Parramatta, Baptisms, 1790-1916 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
Citation details:

Vol 01, Baptisms, 1790-1825; Marriages, 1789-1823; Burials, 1790-1825

Text:

Hester Best daughter of Thomas and Mary Best of Toongabbie was born 7 Apr and christened 14 Jun 1818

MarriageAncestry.com. Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.
Text:

Name: Henry Thompkins [Henry Thomkin] Spouse Name: Esther Best Marriage Date: 1838 Marriage Place: New South Wales Registration Place: Parramatta, New South Wales Registration Year: 1838 Volume Number: V

MarriageAncestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, St. John's Parramatta, Marriages, 1790-1966 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
Citation details:

Vol 03, Baptisms, 1834-1838; Marriages, 1834-1838; Burials, 1834-1838; p. 45, 1838 no. 179

Text:

Henry Thompkins, of the parish of Dural and Esther Best of the parish of Dural were married in this church by banns this 27th day of Feb 1838 by me R. Forrest

BurialFind a grave [database on-line].
Text:

Esther Best Thompkins BIRTH 1818 DEATH 21 Aug 1886 (aged 67–68) New South Wales, Australia BURIAL St Judes Cemetery Dural, The Hills Shire, New South Wales, Australia Show Map PLOT Section 1, Row 3, Site 1-2. MEMORIAL ID 160622738 Inscription In memory of Esther Thompkins, died August 21 1886, aged 68 years. Christ also suffered for us leaving us an example that we should follow in His steps. 1st Peter 3:27 [OR 1st Peter 2.21 v3]. Also Henry Thompkins, beloved husband of the above, died 16th Jany 1893, aged 77 years. The memory of the just is blessed. Note: Memorial inscription transcribed with reference to ddac.org.au and the NFHS publication ‘St Jude’s Anglican Cemetery Dural.’ Gravesite Details Per DDHS in 1996: "Sandstone gabled headstone with large shoulders, a scrolled cruciform apex and the gable outlined by carved letters. Black letters. Kerbed double plot."