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Family: William John Croker / Margaret Wilson Miller (F6015)

m. 30 Jan 1864


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  • Father | Male
    William John Croker

    Born  29 Jan 1840  Drogheda, Louth, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Mar 1919  Clarencetown, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  30 Jan 1864  Newcastle, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Mother | Female
    Margaret Wilson Miller

    Born  Abt 1843  Airdrie, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Mar 1930  Clarencetown, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  Mar 1930  the Presbyterian Section, Stony Creek Cemetery, Clarencetown, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  John Miller | F282 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary Wilson | F282 Group Sheet 

  • Notes  Newspaper:


    • CLARENCETOWN.
      A shocking and most distressing occurrence happened a few days since to one of Mr Croker's family. While the youngest child, a boy of about 12 months old, was asleep in bed it was attacked by a rat, which stripped the lower eyelid from its place, and would no doubt have effected other and perhaps fatal injuries had not the poor child cried out, and aroused its parents. As soon as it was day-light, Mr & Mrs Croker drove with the sufferer to Morpeth, but as there was no surgeon there they were recommended to proceed on directly to Newcastle, whither Mrs Croker, in charge of the child, immediately went. Rats are just now very troublesome about the neighbourhood of the river. The premises of Mr C F Holmes, at Fotheringay are much infested with them, and Mr Holmes has been laying down poison for the purpose of exterminating the vermin. Although every precaution was used, some of the house and cattle dogs were unfortunately fatal sufferers.