MALTON MESSENGER January 1864 March 1864

Malton Messenger Published 2 January 1864

BIRTHS

On the 20th ult., at Sheriff Hutton, the wife of Mr W. CORVESON?, of a daughter.

MARRIAGES

On the 26th ult., at Kirkby Wisk, Mr Thos. LINTON, cabinet maker, of Northallerton, to Miss Catherine Elizabeth Barrowby WESTGARTH, of Kirkby Wisk.

On the 26th ult., at the parish church, West Heslerton, by the Rev. S. WIMBUSH, Mr Thos. BAKER, of Sherburn, to Miss Hannah GIBSON, of Heslerton.

On the 30th ult., at South-Parade chapel, Leeds, by the Rev. D. BREWER and the Rev. W. BEST, B.A., the Rev. W. T. OSBORNE, of Earby-in-Craven, to Anna, youngest daughter of Mr Geo. LEVITT of Nafferton, and widow of the late Mr.

T. STEPHENSON, of Kilham.

On the 29th ult., at the parish church, Sherburn, by the Rev. E. HOUCHON, Mr John DIBB, of Guiseley, to Mary, fourth daughter of Mr John HEM???????, of Micklefield.

On the 20th ult., at St. Leonard's church, New Malton, by the Rev. R. Elliot, Mr Daniel MACBETH, to Miss M. NOBLE, both of Malton.

DEATHS

On the 20th ult., Margaret, aged 6; on the 21st, Hannah K., aged 10; and on the 26th, Martha L., aged 12; daughters of Mr Geo. MASON, carrier, Duggleby.

On the 25th ult., at Bridgnorth, Shropshire, aged 81, Joanna, widow of James BLAND, Esq., of Husthwaite, Yorkshire.

On the 17th ult., at Brompton, Alfred, third son of the late Mr Joseph BANKES, of Malton, aged 6 years.

On the 23rd September 1863, on board ship Latons, bound from Calcutta to Bombay, after a week's illness (country fever), Tristram, son of Tristram FOSTER, of H.M. Customs, Port of Liverpool.

On the 25th ult., Charlotte HIDE, widow of the late Johnathon HIDE, of the Grandstand, Langton Wold, aged 83.

On the 29th ult., at Sheriff Hutton, Mr John PICKERING, farmer, aged 93.

On the 30th ult., at Wombleton, Elizabeth, relict of the late Wm. HORNBY, aged 91.

Malton Messenger Published 9 January 1864

BIRTHS

On the 1st inst., at Thornton, near Pickering, the wife of Mr Wm. MAW, V.S., of a daughter.

On the 3rd inst., at Rockingham Terrace, Malton, the wife of Mr John STANILAND, jeweller and silversmith, of a son.

MARRIAGES

On the 28th ult., at St. Michael's church, Malton, by the Rev. G.A. FIRTH, Mr Wm. MARRON?, the trainer to the Belgian Confederacy, St. Dennis, Ghent, and formerly a well-known steeplechase rider and jockey with Mr T. DAWSON, and a native of Malton, to Nancy, youngest daughter of Mr T. SIMPSON, Finkle-St., Malton.

On the 30th ult., at St. Lawrence church, Rosedale, by the Rev. R. SKELTON, incumbent, Mr John FARROW, draper, of Rosedale Abbey, to Eliza, daughter of Mr Wm. FOWLER, of Leeds.

On the 30th ult., at St. Andrew's church, Foston-on-the-Wolds, by the Rev. W. BAYLES, Mr John BURTON, of Little Driffield, to Miss S.A. GREENLEY, of the former place.

On the 5th inst., at St. Mary's church, Pateley Bridge, by the Rev. T.U. STONEY, M.A., John WILSON, Esq., surgeon, Whitby, to Eliza, youngest daughter of John INGLEBY, Esq., Pateley Bridge.

On the 7th inst., at Holy Trinity Church, Hull, by the Rev. T. LISTER, Incumbent of St. MArk's Mr W. SHEPHERDSON, of Malton, to Mary Elizabeth, only daughter of the late Capt. G.C. WILKINSON, of this town.

DEATHS

On the 3rd inst., at Malton, Mr Marmaduke MILNER, aged 57.

On the 4th inst., at Scarbro', Martha, the wife of Mr Thos. WOOD, draper, aged 39.

On the 28th ult., at St. Albans, Charles, second son of the late Mr Wm. PERREN, trainer, Norton, aged 32.

On the 5th inst., Henry WARREN, third son of Mr George PICKERING, Great Habton, aged 27.

On the 1st inst., at Richmond, Yorkshire, aged 75, Mary Ann, eldest daughter of the late H.W. YEOMAN, Esq., of Woodlands, Whitby.

On the 29th ult., Mr John STORK, furniture broker, Bar-St., Scarbro', aged 57.

On the 28th ult., at Bridlington, Mary, wife of Mr Wm. BELL, gentleman, aged 82.

On the 25th ult., Nathan, only son of Mr Chas. EMMMERSON, fruiterer, York.

On the 27th ult., Mr Henry HARTLEY, Black Eagle Inn, Scarbro', aged 57.

On the 26th ult., at Torquay, Robert, eldest son of Mr WATSON, late of the firm of Cooke and Watson, York, aged 29.

On the 24th ult., at Bridlington, Martha Ann, daughter of the Rev. H. KNOWLES, aged 19.

On the 29th ult., at Kirby Mills, of consumption, Ann, the beloved and eldest daughter of Mr Robert WILLIAMSON, farmer, Kirby Mills, aged 27.

On the 31st ult., after three days illness, Mr Michael BROUGH of Kirby Mills, aged 37.

On the 27th ult., at Slingsby, Martha, the youngest daughter, aged 4 years; also, on the 7th inst., Thirza, the second daughter, aged 10 years, of Mr Wm. KEMPLAY.

On the 1st inst., at Aldwark Bridge, near Easingwold, Eleanor, the beloved wife of Mr Thomas CHAPMAN, and youngest daughter of Mr Thomas LANGSTAFF, farmer, aged 36 years.

Malton Messenger Published 16 January 1864

BIRTHS

On the 10th inst., at Hungerford House, Norton, the wife of Mr Thos. PEARSON, of a daughter.

MARRIAGES

On the 7th inst., at Hovingham, by the Rev. I.P. MUNBY, Mr Tobias FIELDS, of Malton, to Miss GARBUTT, of the Worsley Arms, Hovingham.

On the 31st ult., at Christ church, West Hartlepool, Mr Edward HUDSON, printer and stationer, to Thomasion Hannah, youngest daughter of the late Mr P. CHARTON, of Tynemouth.

On the 7th inst., at Oswaldkirk church, Yorkshire, by the Rev. C.T. COMBER, brother of the bride, the Rev. E.H. HIGGS, to Frances Jane, only daughter of the Rev. H.G.W. COMBER, rector of Oswaldkirk.

On the 14th inst., at Speeton, by the Rev. J. CLARK, curate of Speeton, and vicar of Bempton, Mr Fred. G. BOYCE, of Hilgay, Norfolk, to Anne, second daughter of Mr Robert WILSON, farmer, Speeton.

DEATHS

On the 8th inst., at Wykeham, Mr Robert MARSHALL, aged 37.

On the 12th inst., at Kennythorpe, Miss Sarah Jane SCOLES, aged 20.

On the 10th inst., at Rosherville, Kent, Robert CHAPMAN, Esq., in the 102nd year of his age. He was born in Whitby, Yorkshire, 12th October 1762.

On the 5th inst., at Malton, Mary, widow of Mr John HILL, joiner, aged 80.

On the 9th inst., at Old Malton, Mr Frances RAWLING, aged 56.

On the 9th inst., at Malton, Mr Anthony CASS, aged 82.

On the 10th inst., at Amotherby, Jane, widow of Mr Henry FAWCETT, station master, aged 42.

On the 13th inst., at Broughton, Jane, daughter of Past.? MERRYWEATHER, aged 46.

On the 9th inst., at Wetwang, Miss Maria SPINK, cousin to Mr. James KEMP, farmer, Wetwang, aged 64 years.

Malton Messenger Published 23 January 1864

BIRTHS

On the 14th inst., at Queen-street, May Fair, London, the Lady of Sir Edmund Lechmere, Bart., of a son.

On the 20th inst., at Hackness Grange, Mrs JOHNSTONE, of a daughter.

MARRIAGES

On the 19th inst., at the Cathedral Ripon, by the Rev. R. POOL, Richard TERRY, Esq., of Grove Cottage, Ripon, to Mary, eldest daughter of John DURHAM, Esq., of Springfield House, near Ripon.

DEATHS

On the 14th inst., at Ruston, Mr Wm. ROBSON, aged 75.

On the 18th inst., at Great Driffield, Elizabeth, eldest surviving daughter of the late James HARRISON, sen., Esq., that town, aged 52.

On the 19th inst., at Scarbro', after a few days illness, George, youngest son of the late George Crosby JACKSON, tallow chandler, Kirby Moorside, aged 15.

On the 17th inst., at Leavening, Sarah, the wife of Mr John BURTON, aged 74.

Malton Messenger Published 30 January 1864

BIRTHS

On the 26th inst., at Malton, the wife of Mr E. JOHNSON, Derwent Biscuit Works, of a daughter.

On the 27th inst., at Norton, the wife of Mr LOFTHOUSE, of twin daughters.

DEATHS

On the 23rd inst., at Foxholes, Mr George RIBY, aged 83.

On the 23rd inst., at Pickering, Frank Dennis PARKINSON, Esq., solicitor, aged 59 years.

On the 2st inst., Rachel Ann, daughter of Mr Robert BERRIMAN, draper, Norton, aged 1 year and 9 months.

On the 20th inst., at Slingsby, Emily, daughter of Mr Robt. JACKSON, shoemaker, aged 3 years.

On the 24th inst., at Slingsby, Mr James ALLEN, aged 73; much respected.

On the 19th inst., at Broughton, James, son of Mr David HUTCHINSON, aged 4 years.

On the 21st inst., at Malton, Margaret PRIESTMAN, aged 68 years.

On the 22nd inst., at Malton, Ellis, widow of the late Mr James PERCY, aged 63 years.

Malton Messenger Published 6 February 1864

BIRTHS

On the 29th ult., at Harum, the wife of Mr Geo. FORD of a son.

MARRIAGES

On the 28th ult., by the Rev. T. BEAMSHAW, Mr George FORD, to Miss Eliza PLEWS, both of Harum.

DEATHS

On the 26th ult., at Butterwick, Mr Robt. BEST, rabbit catcher, aged 34.

On the 29th ult., at Slingsby, Louisa, daughter of Mr J. WOODCOCK, aged 6 years.

On the 1st inst., at South Holme, Mr Thos. BANKS aged 41.

On the 31st ult., at Hildenley, George, youngest son of Mrs THOMPSON, of that place, aged 24. Much respected.

On the 30th ult., at York, Mr Wm. HODGSON, of Malton, writer, aged 46.

On the 27th ult., at Harum, Mrs Mary BARKER, aged 82.

At New York, on the 16th Oct., 1863, Amelia Nattress JOHNSON, (late of Thornton, Yorkshire,) widow of the late Mr R.C. JOHNSTONE, and sister to Mr Wm. NATTRESS, Brunswick-terrace, Scarbro', aged 50.

On the 30th ult., at Wentworth Villa, Malton, Annie Maria Beatrice, infant daughter of Wm. COLBY, Esq., surgeon, aged 3 months.

On the 30th ult., at Norton, William, son of Mr Wm. PEARSON, aged 5 months.

 

Malton Messenger Published 13 February 1864

BIRTHS

On the 9th inst., at Firby Hall, Yorkshire, the wife of R.H. BOWER, Esq., of a daughter.

On the 8th inst., at Norton, the wife of Mr W. WELBURN, of a daughter.

On the 31st ult., at Norton, the wife of Mr D. TIDD, joiner, of a daughter.

MARRIAGES

On the 9th inst., at Amotherby, by the Rev. C.P. CLEAVER, Mr Wm. DALE, of Rillington, to Sarah, youngest daughter of Mr Thomas COATES; of Swinton.

On the 9th inst., at the parish church, Norton, by the Rev. E. DAY, the incumbent, Mr Thos. S. DAWSON, of Tupgill Lodge, Middleham, second son of Mr Thos. DAWSON, Middleham, to Miss Elizabeth Flintoft L'ANSON, fourth daughter of Mr L'ANSON, of Spring Cottage, Norton.

On the 8th inst., at the parish church, Allerton, near Knaresbro', by the Rev. Mr HARRISON, Mr John SMITH, printer and stationer, Easingwold, to Ellen, daughter of Mr ATKINSON, farmer, Allerton, near Knaresbro'.

On the 9th inst., at Kirkdale church, by the Rev. Charles TUDOR, rector, Mr Wm. SADLER, joiner, to Miss WILKS, only daughter of Mr Aron WILKS, joiner and implement maker, Wombleton.

DEATHS

On the 2nd inst., at Ingleby Greenhow, Mr Jacob LAYTON, aged 59.

On the 4th inst., at Stokesley, Mary, daughter of the late Mr Alexander RAMSDEN, aged 66.

On the 3rd inst., at Stokesley, Miss Jane RUTHERFORD, aged 74.

On the 7th inst., at Mowthorpe, Thomas, eldest son of Mr Thomas BICKERS, aged 3 years.

On the 8th inst., at Croom House, near Sledmere, John SWALE, Esq., aged 83.

On the 5th inst., at Old Malton, Mary, the wife of Mr John SIMPSON, farmer, aged 77.

On the 11th inst., at Kirkham station, after a long illness, Mary, the wife of William BROOKES, aged 49 years.

Malton Messenger Published 20 February 1864

BIRTHS

On the 10th inst., at Langton, the wife of Mr W. WARDELL, butcher and farmer, of a daughter.

On the 14th inst., at Slingsby, the wife of Mr W. GERMAIN, schoolmaster, of a son.

On the 13th inst., at Scarbro', the wife of Mr JACKSON, Huntriss-row, of a daughter.

MARRIAGES

On the 18th inst., at Helmsley, by the Rev. canon DIXON, Mr Robert RUSSELL, farmer, Sproxton, to Miss Lucy Ann WARRINER, Brecks farm, near Helmsley.

On the 6th inst., at All Saint's Church, Kirby-Moorside, by the Rev. Wm. D. CARTER, vicar, Mr Robert SIMPSON, junr., of Kirby-Moorside, to Miss Caroline, sixth daughter of Mr E. HARKER, farmer, Rosedale.

At the same time and place by the Rev. Wm. D. CARTER, Mr John LUMSDEN, farmer, Bogg Hall, to Miss Sarah WILKINSON, of Ravenswyke House.

DEATHS

On the 11th inst., at Old Malton, Sarah, widow of Charles HARWOOD, aged 83.

On the 12th inst., at Malton, Judith, widow of Mr Wm. TAYLOR, AGED 89.

On the 16th inst., at Norton, Mary, wife of Geo. FOXTON, aged 66.

On the 17th inst., at Malton, Emma, wife of John COATES, aged 68.

On the 17th ult., at Helmsley, Ann, relict of the late John BUCK, roper, &c., aged 93 years.

Malton Messenger Published 27 February 1864

BIRTHS

On the 20th inst., at Appleton-le-Street, the wife of the Rev. C.P. CLEAVER, of a daughter.

On the 18th inst., at Norton, the wife of Mr Thomas LONSDALE, of a son.

On the 24th inst., at Settrington, the wife of Godfrey BEAUMONT, Esq., of a son.

MARRIAGE

On the 21st inst., at St. Leonard's church, Malton, by the Rev. R.W. ELLIOT, Mr Joseph PEACOCK, of Norton, to Mrs Sarah WILSON, fifth daughter of the late Mr John HOPPER, of Norton.

DEATHS

On the 24th inst., at Old Malton, William, son of Mr Jno. MARSHALL, aged 4 years.

On the 21st inst., at Binswood House, Leamington, Mary Anne, widow of Geo. Lowther THOMPSON, Esq., Sheriff Hutton Park, near York, aged 80.

On the 18th inst., at the Marishes, Mary, the wife of Mr John KILVINGTON, farmer, aged 42 years.

Lately, at Hull, much respected, Mr Richard BAXTER, for many years landlord of the "Four Alls", Bilton, aged 79.

On the 17th inst., at Tockington, near Bristol, the Rev. James Jarvis PEACH, rector of Holme Pierrepont, Notts, and late vicar of Appleton-le-Street, son of Dr. CLEAVER, for many years incumbent of Malton, aged 89.

On the 14th inst., at 28, Micklegate, York, Thomas, son of Mr Thomas SOLLITT, parish clerk, Huttons' Ambo.

On the 22nd inst., at the Hall, Appleton-le-Moors, of disease of the heart, Mary WRIGHT, housekeeper to Mrs SHEPHERD, aged 42.

On the 20th inst., at Norton, Jane, wife of Chas. KIRBY, of the book stall, Malton Station, aged 33.

On the 21st inst., at Linton, Ann, relict of the late Mr John PINDER, aged 58.

Malton Messenger Published 5 March 1864

BIRTHS

On the 27th ult., at Middlesbro', the wife of Mr John McGRAUGH, of three sons.

MARRIAGES

On the 1st inst., at St. Mary's church, Sculcoates, Hull, by the Rev. John SCOTT, M.A., assisted by the Rev. Thomas BONNIN, Mr Alfred HARGROVE, of the York Herald, to Ann Eliza, eldest daughter of the late Robert CRAVEN, Esq.,

F.R.C.S.

On the 1st inst., at the parish church, Pontefract, by the Rev. R. STAINFORTH, vicar, Mr M. W. WATSON, of Knottingly, to Mrs Elizabeth SWABY, of the Grange, Marishes, near Malton.

On the 27th ult., at St. Leonard's church, New Malton, by the Rev. R.W. ELLIOT, Mr Thomas SHIPLEY, of Birdsall, to Miss E. FLEWKER, of Malton.

DEATHS

On the 29th ult., at Rillington, at the house of her son-in-law (Mr J. LINTON) Mrs E. EAZZLEWOOD, aged 76.

On the 26th ult., at Malton, Mr Richard NELSON, joiner and cabinetmaker, aged 60.

On the 26th ult., at Malton, Mr Thos. WELBANK, aged 64.

On the 29th ult., at Malton, George, son of Mr Richard DUNWELL, aged 8 months.

On the 29th ult., at Thornton, (where he had come for the benefit of his health), the Rev. T.A. BROWN, rector of Charlotte Parish, St. Vincent, and Rural Dean of the diocese, aged 48.

On the 1st inst., at Queen St. May Fair, the infant son of Sir Edmund and Lady LECHMERE.

On the 25th ult., at Hutton Rudby, Mary relict of the late Mr Thos. MEASE, formerly of Stokesley.

On the 28th ult., at Great Ayton, Mr John WHOPLTON, aged 48.

On the 25th ult., at Kirby-Moorside, Jane, wife of Mr C. CLARK, aged 72.

On the 23rd ult., at 19, Chesham Place, London, Caroline, second surviving daughter of the late Sir Geo. WOMBWELL, of Wombwell, Yorkshire.

On the 27th ult., at Covington Rectory, near Kimbolton, Hants., Mary, the only daughter of the late Mr John HARRISON, Esq., of Cornhill, in the city of London, well known to and highly respected by many friends in this

borough, aged 78.

 

Malton Messenger Published 12 March 1864

BIRTHS

On the 4th inst., at Ruston, the wife of Mr George PEIRSON, of a son.

 

MARRIAGES

On the 29th ult., at Kirkdale church, by the Rev. Charles TUDOR, rector, Mr Wm. WINSPEAR, farmer, Farndale, to Miss Hannah FOSTER, dressmaker, youngest daughter of Mr Thomas FOSTER, Clay Pit Hall, near Wombleton.

DEATHS

On the 5th inst., at Ruston, Mrs Hannah WILSON, aged 98.

Last Week, at Ampleforth, Mr Matthew MAYNARD, farmer, aged 61.

On the 5th inst., at Ampleforth, Mrs Norton, relict of the late Mr John NORTON, butcher, aged 86.

On the 8th inst., at Ampleforth, Mrs Ellen WOOD, aged 70.

On the 23rd ult., Hannah, the wife of John VAREY, Huntington, much respected.

On the 8th inst., at Great Driffield, Mr Robert TEAL, glass and china dealer, much respected.

On the 4th inst., in the 69th year of his age, much respected, Mr James THORP, of Oswaldkirk; his death was accelerated by a severe accident which befel him on the 13th January last.

On the 7th inst., at Kirby Moorside, Thomas Harbron, youngest son of Mr W. SAMPLE, Howe end, aged 11 months.

Malton Messenger Published 19 March 1864

BIRTHS

On the 12th inst., at Old Malton, the wife of Mr D. HURTLEY, of a daughter.

On the 12th inst., at Malton, the wife of Mr PEARSON, of Old Brick Yard, of a daughter.

On the 13th inst., at Malton, the wife of Mr GOODWILL, of a daughter.

 

On the 14th inst., at Malton, the wife of Joshua HARTLEY, Esq., of a daughter.

MARRIAGES

On the 17th inst., at the Register Office, Malton, Mr Wm. GREGG, of Scarbro', to Miss Ellen SMITH, Norton.

On the 8th inst., at Normanby, by the Rev. J. HILL, Mr Geo. SCALES, mason, Pickering, to Miss Betsy DENNIS, of Normanby.

On the 10th inst., at Stittenham parish church, by the Rev. T. OPPERTON, assisted by the Rev. Luke BOWES, of Selby, John Fred WACKER, Esq., late of India, to Mary Matilda, eldest daughter of Rattay JOHNSON, Esq., merchant, of the above place.

On the 15th inst., at the parish church, Scrayingham, by the Rev. W.F. DOUGLAS, Henry Miller, second son of Mr L. FOSTER, of York, to Mary, second daughter of Mr T. BEAL, of the former place.

On the 10th inst., at the Friends Meeting House, Thirsk, Sarah Ann, daughter of Mr A. NAINBY, of Long Sutton, Lincolnshire, to Mr John CLAPHAM, of Thirsk.

DEATHS

On the 14th inst., at Malton, Hannah, sister to Mr J. AGAR, watchmaker, of this town, aged 77.

On the 11th inst., at Norton, Emmanuel HUME, gardener, aged 72.

On the 14th inst., at Malton, Elizabeth, daughter of Mr PARNABY, Newbegin, aged 5.

On the 11th inst., at Howsham, Mary, the wife of Wm. HUDSON, Esq., aged 64.

On the 11th inst., at Malton, Mary, the wife of Mr Thomas KERSHAW, aged 38.

On the 15th inst., at Thirsk, Elizabeth, fourth daughter of Mr Robt. JORDISON, of Sowerby, near Thirsk, aged 8 years.

On the 17th inst., at Thirsk, Elizabeth, relict of the late Mr John RUTHERFORD, aged 87.

On the 16th inst., at Wombleton, Ann, the wife of Mr Jno. RICHARDSON, aged 59.

Malton Messenger Published 26 March 1864

BIRTHS

On the 19th inst., at Coneysthorpe, Mrs COATES, of a son.

On the 22nd inst., the wife of Mr O'CONNER, photographer, Market-Place, of a daughter.

On the 22nd inst., Mrs BURDLE, of Kennythorpe, of a daughter.

 

MARRIAGES

On the 5th inst., at the parish church, Sherburn, by the Rev. John MASON, vicar, Mr George BOURDASS, veterinary surgeon, of Bridlington, to Mary, youngest daughter of the late Mr Thomas BEARBECK, farmer, of Cawton, near

Gilling.

On the 19th inst., at the registar office, Malton, Mr Robt. HODGSON, of Westow, to Miss Ann MARSHALL, of Norton.

On the 23rd inst., at the Wesleyan Methodist chapel, Malton, by the Rev. J.M. RODHAM, Mr John THOMPSON, of Malton, to Miss Hannah ARUNDALE, of Slingsby.

On the 23rd inst., at the parish church, Scarbro', by the Rev. Mr COOPER, John Ingleby MEGGINSON, Esq., to Catherine, youngest daughter of the late Rev. Daniel JACKSON, both of Norton, Malton. No Cards.

 

DEATHS

On the 21st inst., at Barton-le-Willows, Isabella HUDSON, aged 42.

On the 21st inst., at Stokesley, Mr John GARBUTT, aged 84.

On the 21st inst., at Chopgate, Bildsdale, the wife of Mr Stephen AINSLEY, farmer, aged 36.

On the 21st inst., at Warter, near Pocklington, Isabella, relict of the late Mr Johnathon HICKES, of Scampston, aged 92.

On the 2nd inst., at Middlesbro', Mr John ATLAY, aged 59.

On the 20th inst., at Malton, Mr Johnathon WOOD, aged 82.

On the 19th inst., at Swinton, George Henry, infant son of Mr George CLARKE.

On the 23rd inst., at Kirby-Misperton, Ann MERCER, aged 18 years.

On the 15th inst., at Baxton Howe, Mr Thomas WAITE, farmer, aged 79.