Trevor William Ford

b. 20 Jun 1939, d. 23 Sep 2001
Charts4. Sophia Fairhall's Family and Descendants
FAIRHALL: William -Family and Descendants
      Trevor William Ford was born on 20 Jun 1939 in Orange, New South Wales.

Trevor William Ford married Thelma Caroline Ironside, daughter of Leslie Frederick Ironside and Freda Caroline Hansen, on 17 Dec 1960 at St Vincent's Roman Catholic Church in Ashfield, New South Wales.

Trevor William Ford died on 23 Sep 2001 at Royal North Shore Hospital in North Sydney, New South Wales, at the age of 62 late of Mosman, formerly of Kogarah.

William John Cant

b. 2 Oct 1869, d. 26 Apr 1953
Father*John Cant b. 1839, d. 24 Jul 1874
Mother*Elizabeth Mary Towns b. 20 May 1847, d. 2 Jul 1928
ChartsCANT: William -Family and Descendants
William John Cant -from Sue Assad
      William John Cant was born on 2 Oct 1869 at Allan River in Paterson, New South Wales.

William John Cant married Rosa Mumford on 2 Nov 1894 in Taree, New South Wales.
William was was a bullock team driver, farmer and dairyman. His bullock team carried goods from Wingham to Bulga.

William John Cant died on 26 Apr 1953 at the Manning River District Hospital in Taree, New South Wales, at the age of 83 and his death was reported as follows:
There passed away in the MRD Hospital on Sunday night, 26th April, 1953, an old and respected resident of Bobin, in the person of Mr William John Cant, at the age of 87 years.
The late Mr Cant was a native of the Paterson River district, being a son of William John and Elizabeth (nee Towns) Cant. He married Miss Rose Mumford, who predeceased him eight years ago.
Mr Cant engaged in pit sawing in the early days of this district. He pit-sawed in the Bulga and Comboyne areas before any of the land in those centres was taken up. Later he had a bullock team and took supplies to early selectors on the Bulga. He then dairied on his own property at Bobin.
He also fell many acres of scrub on the Bulga and Comboyne and in the Ellenborough district and was truly a pioneer.
Members of the family are:
Sons - Henry Cant (Forbes River), James (Eungai), John (Bulga) and William (Armidale).
Daughters - Elizabeth (Mrs Richards, Bobin), Clara (Mrs Evans, Manly), Mahalath (Mrs Rae, Thornton), Margaret (Mrs Donnelly, Taree), Agnes (Mrs Kennett, Wingham), Rachel (Mrs Brewer, Marlee), Ruby (Mrs Yates, Taree) and Esther (Mrs A Cheers, Wingham).
Two sisters predeceased him - Mahalath (in infancy) and Susannah Maria (Mrs H Martin).
Two stepsisters and a stepbrother also predeceased him. They were: Mrs Mary Ann Mooney, Mrs Maria Mumford) and Mr Frank Pearce Green.
Surviving stepbrothers and sister are: Messrs Thomas Samuel Green (Bobin), George Towns Green (Maitland), James Pearce Green (Tuncurry), William Shepparton Green (Macquarie Fields) and Mrs Mahalath Elizabeth Moore (Speers Point).
The funeral took place on Tuesday morning, April 28, following a service in St Matthew's Church of England, Wingham, conducted by Rev Roscoe Ayscough, who also officiated at the graveside in
the Marlee Cemetery.
Mr H V Brewer, of Wingham, had charge of the funeral arrangements.
He was buried at Marlee Anglican Cemetery, Bulga Road in Marlee, New South Wales, following a Service at St Matthew's Church of England, Wingham.


Rosa Mumford b. 1878, d. 27 Nov 1944

Rosa Mumford

b. 1878, d. 27 Nov 1944
ChartsCANT: William -Family and Descendants
Roseanna (Mumford) Cant -from Sue Assad
      Rosa Mumford was born in 1878 in Port Macquarie, New South Wales, a daughter of Edward and Margaret Mumford.

Rosa Mumford married William John Cant, son of John Cant and Elizabeth Mary Towns, on 2 Nov 1894 in Taree, New South Wales.

Rose Ann Cant died on 27 Nov 1944 in Port Macquarie, New South Wales.
She was buried at the Anglican Cemetery (Grave location recorded as: Row O, Plot J) in Wauchope, New South Wales.


William John Cant b. 2 Oct 1869, d. 26 Apr 1953