Esther Best, 18181886 (aged 68 years)

Name
Esther /Best/
Given names
Esther
Surname
Best
Name
Esther /Thompkins/
Type of name
married name
Name
Hester /Best/
Given names
Hester
Surname
Best
Name
Hester /Thompkins/
Type of name
married name
Birth
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 marriage
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
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 24 Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: January 26, 1874Tangmangaroo, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
mother
18001857
Birth: July 31, 1800 41 20 Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 2, 1857Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage MarriageFebruary 16, 1818Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 months
herself
18181886
Birth: April 7, 1818 18 17 Toongabbie, 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 19 Parramatta, 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 21 Seven 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 24 Castle 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 27 Baulkham Hills, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 24, 1828New South Wales, Australia
17 months
younger sister
18291906
Birth: May 20, 1829 29 28 Dural, 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 31 Dural, 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 33 Dural, 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 36 Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 28, 1916Toowoomba, Darling Downs, Queensland, Australia
2 years
younger brother
18381887
Birth: October 14, 1838 39 38 Dural, 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 24 Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: January 26, 1874Tangmangaroo, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
stepmother
Marriage Marriageafter 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 37 Toongabbie, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1893Central Cumberland, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
herself
18181886
Birth: April 7, 1818 18 17 Toongabbie, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 21, 1886Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Religious marriage Religious marriageFebruary 27, 1838Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
22 months
daughter
1839
Birth: 1839 23 20 Castle Hill, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death:
4 years
son
1842
Birth: August 23, 1842 27 24 Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death:
4 years
daughter
1846
Birth: April 1, 1846 30 27 Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death:
4 years
daughter
1849
Birth: September 4, 1849 34 31 Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death:
6 years
son
18551906
Birth: July 15, 1855 39 37 Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1906Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
-3 years
daughter
18521926
Birth: November 21, 1852 37 34 Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 4, 1926Kenthurst, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
7 years
son
18591905
Birth: 1859 43 40 Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 19, 1905Dural, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Birth
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 marriage
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

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."