Charles Taylor Fleming
(1878 - 1937)
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BirthCharles was born at 4.45 pm on 27 December 1878 in 666 Springfield Rd, Glasgow, ScotlandG. His father was described as an "Iron Moulder (Journeyman)".1,2,3,4,5 He was the son of Charles Fleming and Margaret Scott Ballentine.1,4,5,2
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DeathHe died at age 58 on 24 May 1937 in 71 Kite Street, Orange, AustraliaG. The official cause of death was "carcinoma of the tongue (pharyngeal portion").4 There was a funeral for Charles Taylor Fleming Charles on 25 May 1937 in St John's Church. The Orange Leader newspaper reported: "The esteem in which the late Charles Taylor Fleming was held was eloquently testified by the huge gathering, thoroughly representative of practically all phases of public life, with so many of which he had been intimately associated, at the funeral yesterday afternoon.
"The cortege was several blocks in length, and was preceded by marchers who comprised: Brothers of Court Little John Ancient Order of Foresters, headed by Chief Ranger, Bro J Bashford, and numbering about 50; members of the Orange Bowling and Civic Club, and shire and municipal employees."
"In a short address in the church, Rev. Mills said that a poet had well said that 'man dies, but sorrow never dies'".
"'A man who takes a public part in the life of a community has a great strain upon his nervous system and his strength,' said Mr Mills. 'I have been struck sometimes by the early demise of men in public life. It is the price we pay for the work of God we do in the great economy of the thing.'"
"The service closed with the singing of 'Abide With Me,' which had been requested, and the funeral then took place."
"After the burial service was conducted by the Rev Mills, Bro. E H Allen, P C R, on behalf of the Chief Ranger, Bro. J Bashford, read the funeral oration of the Foresters' Lodge."
A long list of mourners and their association with the deceased is given.6 He was buried on 25 May 1937 in Presbyterian Cemetery, Orange, AustraliaG.4
MarriageHe married Ada Grace Flowerdew on 16 May 1900 in 471 Pitt Street, Sydney, AustraliaG. They were married according to the rites of the Greek Eastern Orthodox Church.1,4
Children of Charles Taylor Fleming and Ada Grace Flowerdew
Life event details
- [S33] Marriage Certificate for Charles Taylor Fleming and Ada Grace Flowerdew, Number 2742 (1033), Volume 1900, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 11 July 1900.
- [S72] Birth Certificate for Charles Taylor Fleming, 106, Scottish Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 17 January 1879.
- [S139] Letter from Nolan Rafferty (297 Westmister Ave, Tamatea, Napier, NZ) to Reginald Bruce Fleming, 5 Nov 1983, A19831105, Fleming Family History Archive held by Jim Fleming.
- [S208] Death Certificate for Charles Taylor Fleming, 009841/1937, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 24 May 1937.
- [S235] Fleming houselhold, Census, 3 April 1881, General Register Office, Scotland.
- [S38] Newspaper obituary, Charles Taylor Fleming, The Orange Leader, 26 May 1937, Fleming Family History Archive held by Jim Fleming.
- [S138] Diary aboard Eastern Monarch, Charles Fleming, (MS, 1883; Eastern Monarch); Christina Rafferty; Napier, New Zealand.
- [S36] Marriage Certificate for Reginald Angus Fleming and Stella Jolliffe, Number C235966, Volume 1929, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 31 January 1929.
- [S194] Death Certificate for Angus Fleming, 000481/1887, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 22 Mar 1887.
- [S106] Memorial Card for Angus Fleming buried at Rookwood cemetery, 15 March 1887, Fleming Family History Archive held by Jim Fleming.
- [S49] Death Certificate for Reginald Angus Fleming, 11115/1984, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 31 May 1984.
Angus Fleming's descendants
Family forebears chart
Angus Fleming's descendants
Benjamin Flowerdew's descendants