The Shepherd Family

Arthur Mellamby Shepherd

Birth: 14 July 1907, in Ballina district, New South Wales, Australia

Father: William Henry Shepherd

Mother: Mary Ann Beata (Glascott) Shepherd

Death: 8 August 1958, in Ballina district, New South Wales, Australia, aged 51

Buried: Tintenbar cemetery, Tintenbar, New South Wales, Australia
His headstone reads:
Arthur Mellamby Shepherd d. 8th Aug, ___ aged 51yrs. At Rest.

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Edward Walter Shepherd

Birth: 25 February 1897, in Ballina district, New South Wales, Australia

Father: William Henry Shepherd

Mother: Mary Ann Beata (Glascott) Shepherd

Death: 2 May 1915, in Ballina district, New South Wales, Australia, aged 18

Buried: Tintenbar cemetery, Tintenbar, New South Wales, Australia
His headstone reads:
In Loving Remembrance Of
Our dear Son Edward Walter Shepherd who departed this life May 2nd, 1915 aged 18yrs

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Evangeline Beatrice Shepherd

Birth: 30 July 1900, in Ballina district, New South Wales, Australia

Father: William Henry Shepherd

Mother: Mary Ann Beata (Glascott) Shepherd

Death: 1973, in Ballina district, New South Wales, Australia

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Louisa Pearl (Shepherd) Pickup

Birth: 16 July 1887, in Lismore district, New South Wales, Australia

Father: William Henry Shepherd

Mother: Mary Ann Beata (Glascott) Shepherd

Married: Arthur Stanley Pickup in 1912, in Ballina district, New South Wales, Australia

Arthur was born on 7 November 1896, in Waverley district, New South Wales, the son of John Pickup and Maria Eliza Sharpe. He died on 21 March 1964 in Ballina district, and was buried on 23 March 1964, in Ballina.

Death: 29 September 1961, in Lismore district, New South Wales, Australia

Buried: 30 September 1961, in Ballina, New South Wales, Australia

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Martha Shepherd

Birth: 1890, in Lismore district, New South Wales, Australia

Father: William Henry Shepherd

Mother: Mary Ann Beata (Glascott) Shepherd

Death: 1890, in Lismore district, New South Wales, Australia

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Oliver Neville Shepherd

Birth: 9 May 1905, in Ballina district, New South Wales, Australia

Father: William Henry Shepherd

Mother: Mary Ann Beata (Glascott) Shepherd

Married: Olive Enid K. Watson in 1932, in Lismore district, New South Wales, Australia

Olive died in 1986, and is buried in Ballina, New South Wales.

Death: 1975, in New South Wales, Australia

Buried: 1975, in New South Wales, Australia

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Richard Sidney Shepherd

Birth: 8 August 1891, in Tintenbar, New South Wales, Australia

Father: William Henry Shepherd

Mother: Mary Ann Beata (Glascott) Shepherd

Occupation: Labourer

Notes: Richard enlisted as a private in the 36th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement of the Australian Imperial Force on 27 March 1916, aged 24 years and five months. The unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916. Richard was listed as wounded in the Sydney Morning Herald 10 May 1918 p5 and he returned to Australia on 30 June 1918.

Death: 1959, in Ballina district, New South Wales, Australia

Addresses:
1916: Seven Creek, Richmond River, New South Wales   (enlistment record)

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William Henry Shepherd

Birth: 24 November 1853, in Denbigh, New South Wales, Australia
(there is no town named Denbigh in New South Wales; perhaps this refers to Denbigh Place, a street in Harrington Park, near Narellan)

Baptism: 25 December 1863, in Narellan, New South Wales, Australia

Father: William Shepherd

Mother: Sarah Ann (Burgess) Shepherd

Married: Mary Ann Beata Glascott on 28 May 1886, at the Jessop home in Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia

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Occupation: Farmer

Death: 30 March 1931, in Ballina, New South Wales, Australia, aged 77

Probate: granted 4 May 1931 to Richard Sidney Shepherd and Francis Henry McCutcheon, the executors.
The Sydney Morning Herald 7 August 1931 p2
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES - Probate Jurisdictlon. - In the Will and Codicil thereto of WILLIAM HENRY SHEPHERD late of Ballina In the State of New South Wales Retired Farmer deceased. - Pursuant to the Wills, Probate and Administration Act, 1896, the Testator's Family Maintenance and Guardianship of Infants Act, 1916, and the Trustee Act, 1925, Notice is hereby given that all creditors or other persons having any claim against the Estate of the above-named deceased, who died on the 30th March 1931, and Probate of whose Will was granted by the Supreme Court of New South Wales in its Probate Jurisdiction on the fourth day of May 1931 to RICHARD SIDNEY SHEPHERD and FRANCIS HENRY McCUTCHEON the Executors named in the said Will and Codicil thereto are hereby required to send in particulars of their claims to the said Executors in care of the undersigned, at their offices hereunder mentioned, on or before the eighth day of September next at the expiration of which time the said Executors will proceed to distribute the assets of the said deceased among the persons entitled thereto, having regard only to the debts and claims of which they shall then have had notice. And they the said Executors will not be liable for the assets so distributed to any person or persons of whose debt or claim they shall not have had notice at the time of such distribution. Dated this twenty-eighth day of July 1931. A. R. BEST and SON. Proctors for the Executors, River-street, Ballina. By their Agent, M. A. H. FITZHARDINGE, 119 Phillip-street, Sydney.


Buried: Tintenbar cemetery, New South Wales, Australia

Addresses:
1916: Tintenbar, Ballina, New South Wales   (enlistment record of son Richard)

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William Herbert Shepherd

Birth: 24 December 1894, in Ballina district, New South Wales, Australia

Father: William Henry Shepherd

Mother: Mary Ann Beata (Glascott) Shepherd

Married: Essie Kathleen Callaghan in 1916, in Ballina district, New South Wales, Australia

Essie was born Kathleen Essie Callaghan in 1894 in Ballina district, the daughter of Andrew Callaghan and Rachel Cooper. She died on 6 December 1970, aged 75 years According to this transcription of the inscription on her headstone Essie died on 6 December 1990, aged 75 years. That would place her birth in 1914/5, obviously incompatible with her marriage in 1916. The Richmond River Historical Society obituary index lists Essie's death in 1970. Essie is buried in East Ballina cemetery, in the same grave as her husband, William. Her headstone reads:
In Loving Memory Of
OUR LOVING MOTHER
ESSIE KATHLEEN SHEPHERD
D. 6TH DEC. 1970
AGED 75YRS.


Death: 24 July 1962, in Ballina district, New South Wales, Australia

Buried: East Ballina cemetery, East Ballina, New South Wales, Australia
His headstone reads:
In Loving Memory Of
A DEAR HUSBAND AND FATHER
WILLIAM HERBERT SHEPHERD
D. 24TH JULY 1962
AGED 68 YRS.


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