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Eric BANHAM

Male 1911 - 1975  (64 years)


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  • Name Eric BANHAM 
    Born 27 May 1911  Forbes, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Dec 1975  Nepean District Hospital, Penrith, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • EDUCATED:
      Commenced schooling at Eugowra Public School. He travelled with his brother Reg, firstly walking from the family property "Woodlands" to their next door neighbour Harry Little where they rode in a horse and sulky driven by their next door neighbour, Herb Little. When the Waugan school opened in 1923 as a provisional school he was accompanied by his brothers and sisters on foot.
      EMPLOYMENT: (dates unknown)
      Started work on the family property "Somerset" owned by his parents.
      Then worked on a farm at Peak Hill owned by his Uncle & Aunty, Peter & Tom McMillan. After this he moved to Sydney but type of employment there is not known. He them moved to Captains Flat where other family members were working and living. Here he was employed at the Lake George Mine as a greaser on a crusher, working all night shifts. He lived with his brother Ronald and his wife Mildred at one stage and then boarded at the Miners Mess.
      He retired to Springwood into a cottage built by his brothers Reg, Vivian and William.
      Recreational interests included watching football, gardening and had an interest in photography. He never married and suffered from a speech defect.
    Person ID I13404  The Rawsthorne Family Tree
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2015 

    Father Frank BANHAM,   b. 03 Mar 1887, Belubula, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1987, District Hospital, Forbes, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Grace Jesse MCMILLAN,   b. 14 Jul 1887, Rosebank, Waugan Road, Eugowra, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Mar 1956, Eugowra, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 29 Jun 1910  Rosebank, Waugan Road, Eugowra, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F1236  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S236] Pan WILCOX.

    2. [S231] Our Family Roots - "Maria Collits", Gai Rimmer and Lorna Hawkins, (Name: Self Published;).