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Benjamin Gilmore Smith

Male 1860 - 1930  (70 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Gilmore Smith 
    Born 16 Feb 1860  Queen Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1874 
    started work at the Queensland National Bank 
    Article 16 Jul 1885 


    • At the time of his marriage he received the following letter from the bank where he worked:
      Dear Sir,
      The withinmentioned officers of the Queensland National Bank Ltd deem the present a fitting occasion to acknowledge your ready willingness to oblige at all times and as they are desirous to do so in a substantial manner, I am requested to forward you the accompanying purse of 25 sovereigns as a small token of their respect and esteem and to wish you and yours all prosperity and happiness in the future.
      I remain, Yours sincerely .................... H M Mower?
    Death-Caus 05 May 1930 
    • a stroke
    Died 05 May 1930  QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 07 May 1930  Balmoral Cemetery, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Block 13, Grave 24
    Obit 08 May 1930  The Courier Mail, Brisbane, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 


    • The Late Mr B G Smith
      The late Mr B G Smith, whose funeral took place yesterday, was Head Messenger of the Queensland National Bank Ltd, a position he had occupied for many years and which had made him well-known and respected by many business men of the city. The deceased joined that institution at the age of 14 years and celebrated his 70th birthday last February, thus having a noteworthy length of service extending over 56 years. One of his sons, Mr J P Smith, has been a messanger with the bank for nearly 30 years.
      The late Mr Smith's father commenced business in Brisbane as a tinsmith in 1846, in Queen Street premises opposite the G.P.O. and the deceased was born there. His wife who was Miss Annie Anglesey died two months ago and the deceased is survived by two sons (Messrs J P and Albert Smith) and two daughters (Mrs N Nielson and Mrs D Ross), while two brothers, Messrs Eli E Smith (late Postmaster, George Street) and A B Smith and one sister are still living in this state.
      At the funeral, the bank was represented by Mr M J Haymen (General Manager), Mr C A Munro (Brisbane Manager) and other members of the staff, together with several retired managers. The flag on the bank premises was flown at half mast yesterday in token of respect for the deceased, while among the many wreaths forwarded were tributes from the Directors of the bank, the various members of the staff and Mrs M J Haymen
    Person ID I10192  Mote/McInnes
    Last Modified 28 Aug 2001 

    Father John Patient Smith,   b. 30 May 1816, Mendham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Dec 1882, Merivale Street, South Brisbane, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Jane James,   b. 20 May 1826, Baulkham Hills, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1912, Mowbray Terrace, East Brisbane, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 25 May 1840  St John's Church of England, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F26  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Annie Anglesey,   b. 01 Jan 1865, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Mar 1930, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 16 Jul 1885  QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. John Patient Smith,   b. 01 Mar 1887, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1970, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +2. Jane Adele Smith,   b. 07 Feb 1888, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1970, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Frances Annie Smith,   b. 17 Dec 1889, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1977, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     4. Marshall Benjamin Smith,   b. 1892, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1923  (Age 31 years)
     5. Albert Gilmore Smith,   b. 08 May 1899, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1974, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F2964  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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