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Re: John CORBETT 1840-1871 Murdered in Queensland.
« Reply #18 on: Sunday 15 April 12 14:58 BST (UK) »
There is a George Buchanan CORBETT:

CORBETT George Buchanan - Insolvency
Charleville, Queensland, Australia
Boarding-house keeper
1 Dec 1894


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Re: John CORBETT 1840-1871 Murdered in Queensland.
« Reply #19 on: Sunday 15 April 12 14:59 BST (UK) »
I posted on the Wales one but I cant tell from ereader what the thread link is ... Probably I need to read my instruction book to learnhow to make links live  to check that Merlin..  I cannot even figure if my own light is ON ... shhhhhh

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Re: John CORBETT 1840-1871 Murdered in Queensland.
« Reply #21 on: Sunday 15 April 12 15:16 BST (UK) »
Thanks Merlin..

A favour ... Can you please link LBs thread to that one ... I feel the B E Corbett knife could have found its original owner and some descendants

Cheers JM  .... FNQ mystery sorting itself thanks to RChat   LB will be pleased.
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Re: John CORBETT 1840-1871 Murdered in Queensland.
« Reply #22 on: Sunday 15 April 12 15:18 BST (UK) »
Queensland Intestacies & Wills:

CORBETT   John
Normanton, Queensland
Storekeeper
Intestacy
8 Jul 1871

CORBETT John
Normanton, Queensland
Storekeeper
Intestacy
29 Jul 1871

CORBETT John
Normanton, Queensland
Storekeeper
Intestacy
4 Jul   1874


CORBETT Patrick McNamara
Cooktown
Mail contractor
Intestacy
23 Sep 1899


CORBETT Alexander
Cairns-Herberton Railway Line
Intestacy
14 Jan 1888



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Re: John CORBETT 1840-1871 Murdered in Queensland.
« Reply #23 on: Sunday 15 April 12 15:20 BST (UK) »
A favour ... Can you please link LBs thread to that one ... I feel the B E Corbett knife could have found its original owner and some descendants
Cheers JM  .... FNQ mystery sorting itself thanks to RChat   LB will be pleased.

Done  :)

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Re: John CORBETT 1840-1871 Murdered in Queensland.
« Reply #24 on: Sunday 15 April 12 15:27 BST (UK) »

There is an Alexander Corbett buried at the Cairns Pioneer Cemetery.

Death date: 15th November 1887.
Born: 1862.

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Re: John CORBETT 1840-1871 Murdered in Queensland.
« Reply #25 on: Sunday 15 April 12 15:37 BST (UK) »

Intestacy returns 1st July-31st December 1871

John Corbett
Amount received             £2623 .11s. 9d
Amount paid                    £2102. 4s. 5d
Balance in hand                 £521. 7s. 4d

Might be your John Corbett, a fair bit of money for 1871.

Gerry

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Re: John CORBETT 1840-1871 Murdered in Queensland.
« Reply #26 on: Sunday 15 April 12 15:40 BST (UK) »

Might be your John Corbett, a fair bit of money for 1871.


Well, they were selling grog amongst other things  ;D

They match with the info I have posted above  :)