Walter Cunningham HUME

Male 1839 - 1921  (82 years)


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  • Name Walter Cunningham HUME 
    Born 31 Jan 1839  Islington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Jul 1921  St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate 22 Oct 1921  [1
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    _UID CD1920A767314A26811AC9F22F16B7363D7B 
    Person ID I5229  Clan Home Genealogy
    Last Modified 2 May 2019 

    Father Alexander HUME,   b. 1 Feb 1809, Kelso, Berwickshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1851, Northampton, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Family ID F21087  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Mother Elizabeth SCOTT,   b. 1818,   d. 1908  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 22 Sep 1836  Islington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2124  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Kate FOWLER,   b. 9 Jan 1838, St. Pancreas, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1909, Aboard SS Syria between Calcutta and London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 1866 
    Children 
     1. Ethel Stansfelt HUME,   b. 1869,   d. 1950  (Age 81 years)
     2. Bertram Cunningham HUME,   b. 21 Jun 1871, Drayton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jult 1953, Buenos Aires, Argentina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Albert Stewart HUME,   b. 1873,   d. 1960  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2002 
    Family ID F9080  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • Emigrated to Australia where he became Surveyor General of Queensland.


      Walter married Anna Kate Fowler and their romance is told in the book "A Victorian Engagement," Letters and journals of Walter Hume and Anna Kate Fowler during the 1860s, Hume, Bertram (editor).
      Hume was to become one of the pioneer surveyors of Queensland and had a distinguished record in Queensland government administration. These diaries and letters record his early life, his courtship of Katie Fowler and their marriage.

  • Sources 
    1. [S617] England & Wales, National Probate Calendar(Index of Wills and Administrations), 1861-1941, (Ancestry.com. \i England & Wales, National Probate Calendar(Index of Wills and Administrations), 1861-1941\i0 . ancestry.co.uk : 03 Jul 2011.), (ancestry.co.uk : accessed 3 Jul 2011) (Reliability: 3).