William Edward COLSTON

Male 1872 - 1904  (31 years)


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  • Name William Edward COLSTON 
    Born 14 Jul 1872  Barnawartha North, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 20 Dec 1872  Albury, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    FamilySearch ID KNWG-4HG 
    FamilySearch link https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=KNWG-4HG 
    Died 10 Feb 1904  Beechworth, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Cause: Blood poisoning 
    • Beechworth Hospital
    Buried Beechworth, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (Medical):Obituary for William Colston - Federal Standard 26 February 1904

      The death occurred at Beechworth Hospital on February 10 of Mr William Colston, the cause being blood poisoning. Some time ago he got hurt on the leg, and an abscess formed, and he had to go to the hospital. The growth was so close to the vein that the doctors would not operate for its removal. In the ordinary course it burst and later on another abscess formed at the back of his throat. On the Wednesday morning referred to, the deceased stated that he had passed a good night and asked for a drink of water. Five minutes after taking it he died. His remains were interred at Beechworth. Deceased who was a native of Allan's Flat and brother of Mr J Colston of Dry Creek, was for some time a resident of Chiltern and was a prominent member of the Rifle Club.
    Person ID I76  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2017 

    Father William Edward COLSTON,   b. 5 Dec 1839, Portobello, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1885, Barnawartha North, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Mary Hannah CHRISTIE,   b. 12 Mar 1848, Caoura, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1889, Barnawartha North, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1867  Albury, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Philipbena KNOBEL,   b. 6 Jul 1874, Albury, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1950, Albury, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 1901  Barnawartha, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
    +1. William Edward "Ted" COLSTON,   b. 7 May 1903, Allans Flat, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1972, Emerald, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    Last Modified 19 Mar 2007 
    Family ID F22  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Jul 1872 - Barnawartha North, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 20 Dec 1872 - Albury, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1901 - Barnawartha, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Blood poisoning - 10 Feb 1904 - Beechworth, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Beechworth, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S63] Birthday Book, Arthur Colston, 14 Jul 1872.

    2. [S15] Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888, (Melbourne, The Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 1998), 1872/14023.

    3. [S114] Federal Standard, (Chiltern, Victoria), page 2, 26 February 1904.

    4. [S11] Edwardian Index Victoria 1902-1913, (Melbourne, The Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 1997), 1904/406.

    5. [S81] Probate Index, Victoria 1970-1992, (Melbourne, Macbeth Genealogical Books, 1992), Series 94, record #33.

    6. [S9] Federation Index Victoria 1889-1901, (Melbourne, The Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 1997), 1901/2176.