William George Sherwell

Male 1877 - 1957  (~ 80 years)


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  • Name William George Sherwell 
    Born circa 1877  Tothill Creek, Kapunda, South Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Golden Wedding 18 Jul 1948  Landsborough, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location 
    GOLDEN WEDDING A happy family gathering was held at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. R. Malcolmson. Landsborough, on July 18, to celebrate the golden wedding of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. W G Sherwell, of Caloundra. They were the guests of their five children, Bill Frank, Dolly. Doris and Peace. As the honoured couple entered the gate they were showered with confetti by relatives, and two of the grandchildren (arm in arm) presented the 'bride' with a beautiful bouquet in gold tonings. The tables were artistically decorated in gold and white, the work of Mrs. Wegner (Landsborough). The centre of at traction was a beautiful cake, made by Mrs. R. Malcolmson (youngest daughter), and it was attractively iced in white and gold by Mrs. Burgess, of Caloundra. Many telegrams and presents were received from friends in N.S.W., Vic toria, and Queensland, including Caloundra. During the afternoon Miss Joy Baldwin (granddaughter) sang I'll Walk Beside You,' and 'Smilin' Through.' Mr. William George Sherwell was !he eldest
    son of the late Mr. and Mrs. G. Sherwell, of Victoria, and Emma Priscilla Hall was also a native of Victoria, being the second daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. T. Hall. On the 18th July. 1898. they were married at the Agreegra Church, Victoria, by Rev. Yoe. Mr. Sherwell's occupation in Victoria was wheat farming, and when the couple came to Queensland 38 vears ago, they followed the dairying industry at Maroochy River. Nambour and Mary Valley districts until 1939, when they retired and settled at Caloundra. Members of Mr. and Mrs. Sherwell's family are: Messrs. W. H. Sherwell (Mapleton), and F. Sherwell (Maleny), Mesdames H. Clark (Brisbane), J. Sewell (Caloundra). and R. Malcolmson (Landsborough). There are 16 grandchildren. Mr. Sherwell had his 72nd birthday eaily this month, and Mrs. Sherwell was 67 years on the 25th of June last.

    Transcribed from the Nambour Chronicle, Friday 30th July 1948 
    Died 17 May 1957  Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6063  Maleny Pioneers & Neighbouring Districts
    Last Modified 15 Mar 2012 

    Father George Sherwell,   b. circa 1835,   d. 28 Dec 1907, Woomelang, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother Grace Ann Beer,   b. circa 1845,   d. 23 Jul 1925, Woomelang, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 25 Apr 1863  Belvidere, Gilbert, South Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1796  Group Sheet

    Family Emma Priscilla Hall,   b. 25 Jun 1881, Penfield, Port Gawler, South Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1956, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1898  Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Clarence George Sherwell,   b. 1899, Warracknabeal, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1924, Dulong, Nambour, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     2. William Herbert Sherwell,   b. 1900
     3. Lydia May (Dolly) Sherwell,   b. 1904, Woomelang, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Doris Amy Sherwell,   b. 1908, Woomelang, Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Frank Alexander Sherwell,   b. 13 Jun 1917, Nambour, Qld Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Peace Winifred Sherwell
    Last Modified 15 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F1793  Group Sheet


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