Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Maggie FIELDAge: 318951898

Name
Maggie FIELD
Given names
Maggie
Surname
FIELD
Birth about 1895 23
Address: Hastings River
Citation details: FIELDS MAGGIE 25923/1895  JOHN ELIZABETH PORT MACQUARIE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Saturday 28 May 1898, page 6
Birth of a sisterMary FIELD
April 7, 1898 (Age 3)
Citation details: FIELD MARY 16193/1898  JOHN ELIZABETH STROUD
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a fatherJohn FIELD
May 24, 1898 (on the date of death)
Address: Aboriginal Reserve
Cause: Suicide
Citation details: FIELD JOHN 7225/1898  UNKNOWN UNKNOWN STROUD
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Newspaper; NSW; 1894 - 1954
Citation details: Friday 27 May 1898, page 2
Field - John - Murder suicide
Field - John - Murder suicide

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Note: He killed is wife and daughter and then committed suicide.
Death of a motherElizabeth “Lizzie” CLARK
May 24, 1898 (on the date of death)
Address: Aboriginal Reserve
Murderer: John FIELDex-husband
Cause: Murdered by husband
Citation details: FIELD ELIZABETH 7226/1898  ROBERT SUSAN STROUD
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Newspaper; NSW; 1894 - 1954
Citation details: Friday 27 May 1898, page 2
Field - John - Murder suicide
Field - John - Murder suicide

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Residence 1898 (Age 3)
Address: Aboriginal Reserve
Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Saturday 28 May 1898, page 6
Death May 24, 1898 (Age 3)
Address: Aboriginal Reserve
Murderer: John FIELDfather
Cause of death: Murdered by her Father
Publication: Newspaper; NSW; 1894 - 1954
Citation details: Friday 27 May 1898, page 2
Field - John - Murder suicide
Field - John - Murder suicide

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Citation details: FIELD MAGGIE 7227/1898  JOHN ELIZABETH STROUD
Quality of data: primary evidence
Inquest
Held by Mr. T.B. Boyce, J.P., Coroner
May 25, 1898 (1 day after death)
Address: Court House
Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Saturday 28 May 1898, page 6
Note: The jury consulted together for some little time, and then returned the following verdict:— "We unanimously agree and find that Elizabeth Field and Maggie Feld came to their deaths at Forster, on the 24th day of May, 1898, by the wilful act of John Field ; and that John Field came to his death by his own act on the same day at Forster aforesaid — at about noon, on the Aborigines' Reserve."
Burial May 26, 1898 (2 days after death)
Religion: Church of England
Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Saturday 28 May 1898, page 6
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father
mother
Marriage: October 11, 1894Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
Separated: about April 1898
15 months
herself
Maggie FIELD
Birth: about 1895 23Port Macquarie, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 24, 1898Forster, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger sister
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father
step-mother

BirthF - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: FIELDS MAGGIE 25923/1895  JOHN ELIZABETH PORT MACQUARIE
Quality of data: primary evidence
BirthInquest - Field - Elizabeth, Maggie and John
Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Saturday 28 May 1898, page 6
ResidenceInquest - Field - Elizabeth, Maggie and John
Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Saturday 28 May 1898, page 6
DeathNewspaper - Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser
Publication: Newspaper; NSW; 1894 - 1954
Citation details: Friday 27 May 1898, page 2
Field - John - Murder suicide
Field - John - Murder suicide

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DeathF - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: FIELD MAGGIE 7227/1898  JOHN ELIZABETH STROUD
Quality of data: primary evidence
InquestInquest - Field - Elizabeth, Maggie and John
Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Saturday 28 May 1898, page 6
BurialInquest - Field - Elizabeth, Maggie and John
Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Saturday 28 May 1898, page 6