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Descendants of William Chalker

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14. Daniel Edward Chalker

Daniel and Ann were divorced in 1896

109. Augustus James Chalker

Served in Gallipoli

20. George Edward Chalker

The following information concerning the late Mr. George Edward Chalker, whose passing was recently reported in this paper, has been supplied to us :— The late Mr. Chalker was born at Mittagong, and lived in and around the Picton district all his life, engaging mostly in bush work, in all classes of which he was most proficient. His wife, who was Miss Clara Witt, a member of a family of early pioneers, was an invalid for about 20 years prior to her death, eight years ago. The late Mr. Chalker was a remarkably active man for his years, and at the Picton Show in 1939 won the prize for the best oldest gent. rider. 'He had a family of 11 children, nine of whom survive. They are: Alice (Mrs. Dobbie, Gladesville), Ern (Thirlmere), Ethel (Mrs. Currey, Undercliffe), Dean (Mrs. Rutter, Picton), Jack (Picton), Walter (Wollongong), Les (Thirlmere), Dot (Mrs. W. Nicolson, Maldon), and Mick (Marrickville). There are also 51 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren.
Source: The Picton Post 7 Sep 1943

James Alt

In 1897 James was the station master at Hilltop when he was invoved in an accident with a train. Both legs were amputated.

Postmaster at Bowning at the time of Hannah's death.

156. John Alt

Killed in a car accident at Cunningar (near Harden)

22. Henry Chalker

Well known horsebreeder

Mr Henry Chalker, an old resident of Cooma, aged 76, died in the Cooma Disrict Hospital early on Sunday morning from senile decay. The deceased was admitted to the institution about 7 days ago in a low state of health, and little hope of his recovery was entertained. Mr. Chalker came to Manaro when he was 16 years old, and has resided in the district ever since. He, and his brother, Mr. John Chalker, were for many years breeders of good horses, and owned property both on Manaro and at Mittagong, near Sydney, where deceased was born. Mr. Chalker was kind-hearted, and always ready and willing to help those in sickness and distress in the early days of Manaro. He was well known in Cooma and highly esteemed. Mrs. Chalker, deceased's wife, died about two years ago. The funeral took place this afternoon, The remains being interred in the Roman Catholic portion of the Mittagong cemetery. Much sympathy is expressed for the relatives and friends in their bereavement.
Source: Monaro Mercury and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser 8 Nov 1909

Mary Ann Casey

Arrived 'free' in 1857 on the Fitzjames, along with her cousin Patrick Casey

23. Edward W Chalker

Birth reg as Charker

Death of Mr. Edward Chalker
Mr. Edward Chalker, ot Wombeyan Caves, died on Monday of last week, aged 85 years, after a four months illness. The deceased was a son of the late Mr. John Chalker, of Taralga and Wombeyan Caves, and had spent more than 71 years in the Taralga district. Like all the old natives, the deceased was a splendid bushman, and a keen judge of stock.
He was a man of strong, robust constitution, but he got a paralytic stroke, and his great age precluded recovery. Decsased was a brother of Messrs. C. N. Chalker. T. M. Chalker, Robert Chalker, of Wombeyan Caves. Joseph Chalker (Taralga), William Chalker (Myrtleville), and Miss Maria Chalker (Wombeyan Caves) He is survived by a widow and a large family of sons and daughters, all of whom are grown up. The late Mr. Chaler was well known and highly respected throughout the Berrima and Taralga district. During his illness the deceased was attended by the Rev. Father Tarpay, who also conducted the burial service. The remains were interred in the Catholic Cemetary at Stonequarry.
Source: The Southern Mail 22 May 1917

Mary Jane Venn

The death occurred, on Saturday night, of Mrs. Mary Jane Chalker, at her daughter's residence. The kind old lady had been ailing for some time from the effects of a stroke she received some 18 months ago. Her age was 68, and Misses Mary and Maggie Chalker (Cootamundra) are daughters of the deceased. The body was taken by the midday train yesterday for Taralga, where the remains will be interred. We sympathise with the rel atives in their loss.
Source: Cootamundra Herald 22 Jly 1919

Elizabeth Mary Chiddy

As briefly reported in our last issue an old identity of the district in the person of Mrs. E. M. Chalker, breathed her last, at her late residence Argyle Street, Picton, on 3rd instant, after an illness extending over some months. Mrs. Chalker, who was 74 years of age at the time of her death, was of the old pioneering stock, charitable to a degree and ever industrious. She was born at - Burragorang, being a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry Chiddy, and after her marriage to Mr. George Chalker, who predeceased her eight years, went to live at Taralga, coming from there to Picton some 34 years ago, and had resided here ever. since. Six daughters and one son are left to mourn, they being: Mrs. L Taylor (Mary), Mrs. Les. Taylor. (Esther), Mrs. Vincent. Taylor (Ellie) and Misses Louise, Maude and Sarah, and George of New Zealand. Deceased was one of a family of ten, the other members of the family being:— Messrs. Andrew, John, Henry, Owen and James, and Mrs. Hill, Mrs. Creighton, Mrs . Taylor and Mrs. Sherrett. The remains were laid to rest, on Wednesday last, in the Catholic portion of Picton cemetery, beside those of her parents. Rev. Father Teehan, who. had been in constant attendance before her death, read theprayers at the graveside, and Mr. S. J. Warters had charge of the funeral arrangements.
Source: The Picton Post 12 Mar 1930