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John Fletcher & Margaret (nee Beck) missing after 1881
« on: Friday 19 April 19 18:22 BST (UK) »
Could anyone point me in the direction of where John and Margaret ended up?

He was John Fletcher (sometimes John Dickson Fletcher) a shipwright, born 1847 and he and Margaret married in 1874 in Liverpool.   She was born Durham around 1848 and had been married before to a Mr Palmer.

I have 3, possibly 4 children for them, namely:

Margaret Elizabeth, born 1877
Sarah Brierley, born 1878
Annie, born 1880

and possibly Ada born 1882 (from gro.gov but can't completely connect her, she is assumed)

Last thing I find of them is in 1881 in Liverpool where John is noted to be an unemployed Shipwright (ED, institution, or vessel 79, Piece 3669, Folio 120, Page number 25) at 56 Towson Street. 

If anyone can John, Margaret or the children after 1881 I would be grateful  :)
 
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Re: John Fletcher & Margaret (nee Beck) missing after 1881
« Reply #1 on: Friday 19 April 19 18:57 BST (UK) »
There is a death for a Margaret Elizabeth Fletcher
West Derby Lancashire 1882
Age 5 birth year about 1877

Might be worth checking out

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Re: John Fletcher & Margaret (nee Beck) missing after 1881
« Reply #2 on: Friday 19 April 19 19:05 BST (UK) »
Baptism St Peters Liverpool 15/2/1877

Margaret Elizabeth Fletcher born 28/11/1876 john and Margaret shipwright Regent Road

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Re: John Fletcher & Margaret (nee Beck) missing after 1881
« Reply #3 on: Friday 19 April 19 19:17 BST (UK) »
Annie born Liverpool aged 11 could be niece with Thomas Fletcher aged 44 and family in 1891 census.

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Re: John Fletcher & Margaret (nee Beck) missing after 1881
« Reply #4 on: Friday 19 April 19 19:23 BST (UK) »
St. Cuthbert Everton 23/2/1881

Sarah Brierly born 8/9/1878
Annie born 10/8/1880 john and Margaret 56 Towson Street Shipwright

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Re: John Fletcher & Margaret (nee Beck) missing after 1881
« Reply #5 on: Friday 19 April 19 19:27 BST (UK) »
Margaretís father was Jonathan Beck sailor.

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Re: John Fletcher & Margaret (nee Beck) missing after 1881
« Reply #6 on: Friday 19 April 19 20:22 BST (UK) »
Have you checked this death
John Fletcher age 38 years
Oct--Dec 1886
Liverpool  Lancashire

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Re: John Fletcher & Margaret (nee Beck) missing after 1881
« Reply #7 on: Saturday 20 April 19 06:31 BST (UK) »

Australia. I think they lived in the Warburton area of Victoria.

John died in 1915 at Heidelberg ( parents James Fletcher and Mary Ann Dickson)
 Son John born 1888, died 1968  in Warburton (father John Fletcher, mother Margaret Beck)



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Re: John Fletcher & Margaret (nee Beck) missing after 1881
« Reply #8 on: Saturday 20 April 19 07:55 BST (UK) »
John FLETCHER died in 1915 as listed above.
Here are the particulars again.

Jno  FLETCHER 
Age:68
At Heidelberg, Victoria
Father FLETCHER Jas
Mother Mary Ann DICKSON
Year:1915
Reg 5414

He died at the Austin Hospital for incurables. He was very likely suffering from TB.

Here is a brief history of the hospital
http://www.austin.org.au/page?ID=1242

And here a description of it upon its opening in 1882
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/11549953

He left a will which was written in late 1914 and appoints one Charles STEVENSON as executor.

His wife Margaret is an inheritor as are his children John, Sarah (RAPPS) and Ada (KOKER)

Here is Sarah's death
Sarah Brierley RAPS
Aged 87
At Nuna, Victoria (Nunawading)
Father John Eleicher (sic)
Mother Margaret Unenown (sic)
Year 1966
Reg 14934


You can view the will digitised here.
https://prov.vic.gov.au/explore-collection/explore-topic/wills-and-probates
Enter his name and 1915 in the search and be prepared for a long wait for the download ;D

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