George Bland Humble

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Major[1]
George Bland Humble
George Bland Humble HOFWA.jpg
Born (1839-12-22)December 22, 1839[2][3]
Leyburn Moor House, near Richmond, North Yorkshire, England
Status Mason
Died October 23, 1930(1930-10-23) (aged 90)[4]
Fremantle, Western Australia
Spouse(s) Ellen Humble (née Allpike)
Children Major John Humble

George Humble (22 December 1839 – 23 October 1930) was the first[5] Town Clerk of the Town of Fremantle, and headmaster of Fremantle Boys' School. He also was Secretary of the Fremantle Building Society for 25 years.

He became Town Clerk in 1871 and served until 1904.[1]

He married Ellen Allpike in 1864.[5] His son Major John Humble was officer-in-charge of the Fremantle Rifle Volunteers, and his grandson Captain Forrest Hopetown Bland Humble was Harbour Master of Fremantle Harbour in 1953.[6]

He was a Mason.[7]

He died on 23 October 1930.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Port Pickings". The Sunday Times. Perth. 26 October 1930. p. 8. Retrieved 4 October 2015 – via National Library of Australia.
  2. ^ Kimberly, W. B.. Wikisource link to History of West Australia. Wikisource. p. 127. 
  3. ^ "Humble, George Bland (1839 - 1930) My great great uncle - The "Humble" Blog".
  4. ^ Index to Western Australian births, marriages, and deaths, 1930, 280
  5. ^ a b Fremantle district marriage registration number 2171, 1864
  6. ^ "A Birthday Surprise For Mrs. Humble". The West Australian. Perth. 11 November 1953. p. 12. Retrieved 4 October 2015 – via National Library of Australia.
  7. ^ "GEORGE BLAND HUMBLE". The Mirror. Perth. 26 December 1925. p. 9. Retrieved 4 October 2015 – via National Library of Australia.

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