Australian English Genealogy

Descendants of John Frederick Cobcroft

Notes - Page 15

Robert Rogan


Among the earliest arrivals in Leeton, was Mr. Robert Rogan, who came here from Narandera, when it was a town of tents only. He passed away at Leeton District Hospital, aged 75 years, to the regret of many old residents and others to whom he was well known, having been in the employ of the Irrigation Commission. He leaves a widow and a family of five boys and two girls.
Source: The Murrumbidgee Irrigator 24 May 1935

264. Edward James Hinder

Died of peronitis and pleurisy

265. Robert John Hinder

The death occurred suddenly on Wednesday of Mr. Robert John Hinder, who was well known in educational circles, and was principal of the Sydney Boys' High School at Ultimo. He attened to his duties as usual on Wednesday, but collapsed on his way home, and died of heart failure while being conveyed to hospital. He resided at Clifford street, Mosman. He was born on October 6, 1856, and was a son of the late Mr. Edward Robert Hinder, of Drayton House, Leichhardt. He was educated at the Sydney Grammar School and at Sydney University, where he graduated B.A. In 1889. The deceased entered the service of the Education Department as a pupil teacher in January, 1873, and after having served for a period of three years in that capacity he entered the training school, as a result of which course he was awarded a second-class certificate of the "B" division. He was appointed to Gulgong aa teacher in December, 1876, and was transferred to Terrara as teacher in charge in January, 1879, and from that school to Manly as assistant teacher in charge in January, 1882. From there he was appointed to St. James's (Elizabeth-st), Fort-st, Darlinghurst, and Castlereagh-st as teacher, and was appointed to Frt-street Practising School as teacher in July, 1884. He was promoted to "A" division of the first-class from April 1, 1885, and was appointed headmaster of the East Maitland Boys' High School In August, 1889. He retained that position until he was transferred to the North Sydney Boys' High School in December, 1914, and continued there until June 21 following, when he was appointed headmaster of the Sydney Boys' High School at Ultimo. It was his intention to retire at the end of the present year. Mr. Hinder was te first principal of the North Sydney Boys' High School. He was a prominent member of the Presbyterian Church. The funeral will take place at Rookwood this morning. He has left a widow and two sons and three daughters. His sons are Mr. T. C. Hinder, of Mathalla station, Queensland, and Captain Ronald Hinder, B.E., M.C., on active service. His daughters are Mrs. Farquharson, of Lismore, Miss Eleanor Hinder, B.Sc, and Miss Dorothy Hinder, His brothers are Dr. Septimus Hinder, of Macquarie-street, Mr. A. C. C. Hinder, and Mr. S. H. Hinder. The late Dr. H. Critchley Hinder was also a brother.
Source: The SMH 8 Nov 1918

Claude Cropton Fleck

With the 150th anniversary celebrations looming closer, Dr. Claude Cropton Fleck's pre-eminent association with the foundation of Australia is recalled. The doctor, who has represented Granville in the Legislative Assembly since he defeated Mr. W. T. Ely in 1932, is a direct decscendant of Margaret, sister of Captain James Cook. Margaret Cook, married James Fleck in 176l, and their grandson ohn was Dr. Fleck's great-grandfather. John's son, Cropton Fleck, was the founder of the Australian family.
Source: The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate 2 Sep 1937

850. Edward Kenneth Drayton L Hinder

Manager of Castlereagh St branch of the Bank of Australasia, at the time of his death.