Edwin Henery Murant

Discussion in 'Somerset' started by Archie's Mum, Aug 30, 2017.

  1. Archie's Mum

    Archie's Mum Always digging up clues

    Offline
    Messages:
    7,802
    Likes Received:
    28,522
    Location:
    Orange, NSW Australia. The Colour City.
    Would someone be able to tell me what this place was please.
    On the 1871 census St Mary Somerset.
    Number 17 GBC/1871/236/0060
    Edwin is described as the son of the Matron, Catherine Murant and aged 6 years.
    I am trying to establish whether the above was who I believe him to be. That is 'Breaker Morant' of Boer War fame/execution and friend of Banjo Paterson, usually known as Harry Harboard Morant.
    An Edwin Henry Murrant married Daisy May O'Dwyer in Charters Towers, Queensland in 1884, and is thought to be 'The Breaker'.
    For those who know our history, Daisy O'Dwyer later became Daisy Bates, albeit after 3 husbands. (Just an interesting find and not included in my research)
    Birth info has as him as Edwin Henry Murrant 1865 Somerset, father William mother Catherine.
    Thank you.
     
  2. Archie's Mum

    Archie's Mum Always digging up clues

    Offline
    Messages:
    7,802
    Likes Received:
    28,522
    Location:
    Orange, NSW Australia. The Colour City.
    It's OK. Found it was the workhouse. Thanks anyway.
    Found a sister Annie Kate, matrons daughter, as well.
     
    Sis and Ma-dotcom like this.
  3. Sis

    Sis Rootles out resources!

    Offline
    Messages:
    3,933
    Likes Received:
    14,868
    Location:
    Beckenham, Western Australia
    According to the GRO his mmn is Riely.
     
    Archie's Mum likes this.

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice