Thomas Henry Anderson


Date of Birth: 17 June, 1898

Birth Location: Coolingup (Capel), Western Australia

Age at Burial: 3 Months

Date of Death: 21 September, 1898

Death Location: Coolingup (Capel), Western Australia

Date of Burial: 22 September, 1898

Denomination: Salvation Army

Row/Grave: Unknown

Father: William Anderson; Born 1858, Gibraltar; Died 25 June 1933, Bunbury Hospital;
Buried Capel Cemetery – Seventh Day Adventist, Row 3, Grave 22 (unmarked)

Mother: Sarah Jane Anderson (nee Coles); Born 30 May 1876 York; Died 24 August 1958, Fremantle; Buried Perth Karrakatta Cemetery – Seventh Day Adventist, Section BA, Grave 0152

Grandparents (father): Thomas Anderson (c.1827 – after April, 1911) Retired as a Master Gunner in the Royal Artillery; Emma Humphreys (c.1830 – ) England Census records show that Emma has died after the 1891 Census and prior to the 1901 Census, as now Thomas is a Widower and living in the
London area with his son John, a Civil Servant, and family.

Grandparents (mother): Charles Coles (1847 – 1891); Harriet Horton (1852 – 1935) Her parents Henry and Sarah (nee Green) Horton arrived from England per the Simon Taylor in August 1842, settling in the York area where Harriet was born. Henry was listed as an Agricultural labourer.

Arthur James Anderson; Born Capel 5 September 1899; Died 8 April 1982; Buried Bunbury Cemetery – Seventh Day Adventist, Section A, Grave 33

Walter William Anderson; Born Northam 1901; Died 4 August 1986; Buried Bunbury Cemetery – Seventh Day Adventist, Section A, Grave 23

Ernest Charles Anderson; Born Northam 1903; Died 14 May 1994; Buried Capel Cemetery – Anglican C, Row 3, Grave 25.

George Thomas Anderson; Born Northam 1905; Died 2 August 1982; Buried Capel Cemetery – Anglican C, Row 1. Grave 7.

Their Story

Thomas Henry Anderson was the first-born child of William and Sarah Jane Anderson, being born at Capel (at the time called Coolingup) in the year following his parents’ marriage at the Salvation Army Barracks in Bunbury on May 12, 1897. At the time of her marriage, Sarah Jane is recorded as working as a Servant and living in Bunbury, and not York, her usual place of residence; whilst William is a Teacher living and working at Capel

Information and story complied by researcher FW.

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