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George Montague Cole died in Australia - and that is it !
« on: Wednesday 15 November 17 06:02 GMT (UK) »
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Name   George Montague Cole
Event Type   Burial
Event Place   Bourke Shire, New South Wales, Australia
Age   57
Birth Year (Estimated)   1828
Death Date   12 Dec 1885
Cemetery   Bourke General Cemetery: Church of England section

The George Montague Cole I am looking for was born Islington, London 28 March 1828. Daughter Gertrude Wynne Cole believed to have been born in South Africa, however she WAS married and divorced in South Africa. Marriage #2 in London.

The above burial record is the ONLY Australian record  of George I can find. Could there be more references to his life in Australia? Other daughter of George is Mae. Possibly born in South Africa

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Re: George Montague Cole died in Australia - and that is it !
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 15 November 17 06:38 GMT (UK) »
This item describes his death and occupation, Seems to be the only one of the name dying that year.

http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/111347639

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Re: George Montague Cole died in Australia - and that is it !
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 15 November 17 06:47 GMT (UK) »
There are a couple of other threads mentioning the COLE family in UK and South Africa.  Not very useful for this thread re George but may save some searching;
http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=692381.0
http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=777736.msg6345671#msg6345671

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Re: George Montague Cole died in Australia - and that is it !
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 15 November 17 07:15 GMT (UK) »
England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations)  1894
COLE George Montague of Bourke New South Wales journalist died 12 Dec 1885 at the hospital Bourke     Administration London 6 March to Mary Duncan (wife of Andrew Henry Farrell Duncan)  Effects 100

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Re: George Montague Cole died in Australia - and that is it !
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 15 November 17 07:18 GMT (UK) »
And from NSW BDM  Usually parents given names are noted if known but in this case the deceased's age and place of death.

7451/1886
COLE George M
Age 57 years   Died Bourke
District Bourke

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Re: George Montague Cole died in Australia - and that is it !
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 15 November 17 07:21 GMT (UK) »
NSW Government Gazette lists him as intestate according to this entry in the NSW Government Gazette, 9 September 1889
http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/222098623

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Re: George Montague Cole died in Australia - and that is it !
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 15 November 17 07:59 GMT (UK) »

Your George Montague COLE?

Cornwall Chronicle 5 Feb 1880 p2     (Tasmanian newspaper)
http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/72351437?

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Re: George Montague Cole died in Australia - and that is it !
« Reply #7 on: Wednesday 15 November 17 08:15 GMT (UK) »
http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article4765305

The Argus [Melbourne, Victoria] 26 Dec 1848
Cape of Good Hope
From the South Australian Register
The Port Elizabeth Telegraph and Commercial Gazette, a recently started newspaper, pronounced "equal to any in the Eastern District," has Mr. George Montagu Cole for its editor and proprietor.

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Re: George Montague Cole died in Australia - and that is it !
« Reply #8 on: Wednesday 15 November 17 15:08 GMT (UK) »
Thank you every one.

from Cando

The Port Elizabeth Telegraph and Commercial Gazette, a recently started newspaper, pronounced "equal to any in the Eastern District," has Mr. George Montagu Cole for its editor and proprietor. From Melbourne Argus, December 26 December 1848.

That means George Montague Cole from Islington, London was 20 years old when he is editor/proprietor. Highly unlikely. He daughter states he a deceased Bank Manger when she marries (for the second time) in 1889.

Back to the drawing board.

I think with all of your help there is good evidence that the George Montagu(e) Cole in South Africa and the one in Australia may not be the same person.