Historic Lilydale

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Addis, Thomas and Anne

Addis, Thomas

Burial Register Details:
Previous No. Current No. Date Name Age Section Lot Note
1098 925 15.4.1899 Addis, Thomas 54 CE2 65
925 1098 31.10.1903 Addis, Anne CE2 65 Full
Inscription:

Thomas / beloved husband of / Annie Addis / died April 15th 1899

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Image No:
10071 (2-32)

Biography:

Thomas Addis was the only son of James Addis and was born in Gloustershire, England. When 10 he came to Australia with his family and settled initially in Camberwell. He moved to Lilydale 26 years ago about 1884) and established his butchering business.
He married Annie Goodall at St James Cathedral Melbourne and they had three daughters. His sister was Elizabeth Baker, a former licensee of the Olinda Hotel, Lilydale.
While working Mr Addis was caught in a shower of rain which led to a cold then pleurisy and his death.
The pall bearers were Messrs W. and G. Williams, W. and M. Supple. [Lilydale Express 21-04-1899 pg2]

Thomas Addis’ death notice states he died on April 15 and was interred at Lilydale Cemetery on April 16. His wife was Annie Addis and his only sister was Mrs E. Baker of Auburn. [The Argus 18-04-1899]

Addis, Anne

Biography:

Annie Goodall married Thomas Addis at St James Cathedral Melbourne and had three daughters – Mrs T. Chandler, A.E. and A.I. Addis.

Obituary:

Mrs Addis, one of the oldest and most respected residents of the district, and relict of the late Thomas Addis, died her residence, Lilydale on Saturday last, after a long and painful illness. The funeral took place on Sunday afternoon, when the remains were interred in the local cemetery. Rev. Keith Forbes conducted the burial service and the mortuary arrangements were carried out by Messrs Burton and Sons. The deceased lady, who was 55 years of age, leaves three daughters to mourn the absence of a loving mother, and for them widespread sympathy is felt. (Lilydale Express 06-11-1903 pg 2 and 3.)

References: The Argus 18-04-1899; Lilydale Express 21-04-1899 and 06-11-1903.

Lilydale & District Historical Society Inc.

Contacts:
Sue Thompson (President) 0475 219 884
Joy Gothe 0405 128 964
Lorraine Smith (Court House Manager) 03 9735 1104
Email: info@lilydalehistorical.com.au

Our home is the Old Lilydale Court House at 61 Castella Street, Lilydale 3140
Hours of opening:
By appointment only:
Fridays 1 to 4pm and Saturdays to Mondays 11am to 4pm.
Sundays are preferred.
Closed Public Holidays

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Lilydale & District Historical Society Inc.

Contacts:
Sue Thompson (President) 0475 219 884
Joy Gothe 0405 128 964
Lorraine Smith (Court House Manager) 03 9735 1104
Email: info@lilydalehistorical.com.au

Share Your Information with the Society!

Email us your info (and images) to:
info@lilydalehistorical.com.au

Our home is the Old Lilydale Court House @
61 Castella Street, Lilydale 3140
Hours of opening:
By appointment only:
Fridays 1 to 4pm and Saturdays to Mondays 11am to 4pm.
Sundays are preferred.
Closed Public Holidays