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  1. Family Notices
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 1 November 1869 p 4 Family Notices
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    COOMBS—MICHEL.—On the 30th ult., at St. Peter's, Melbourne, by the Right Rev. Charles Perry, D.D., Lord Bishop of Melbourne, assisted by the Rev. H. H. P. Handfield, Joseph Butterworth Coombs, of Collins-street, Melbourne, elder surviving son of the late Rev. Benjamin Coombs, to Caroline Mary, eldest daughter of Henry Edward Michel, Esq., B.A., Oxon, late of the Murrumbidgee River, New South Wales, and of Dewlish-house, in the County of Dorset, and niece to General Sir John Michel, K.C.B., late, commander-in-chief of Her Majesty's forces in Canada. No cards.

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    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 12 August 1893 p 1 Family Notices
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    SIDEBOTTOM–THOMPSON.–On the 12th ult., at the residence of the bride's sister, Hope Mansell, Kew, by the Rev. C. M. Cherbury, Ernest John, eldest son of the late Mr. J. Sidebottom, Perth, Tasmania, to Mabel, youngest daughter of Mr. G. T. Thompson, late of Kew.

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    Alexandra and Yea Standard, Gobur, Thornton and Acheron Express (Vic. : 1877 - 1908) Friday 2 November 1894 p 2 Advertising
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    COOMBS -- MICHEL -- On the 30th October, 1869, at St. Peters, Melbourne, by the Right Rev. Charles Perry, D.D., Lord Bishop of Melbourne, assisted by the Rev. H. H. P. Handfield, Joseph Butterworth Coombs, of Collins street, Melbourne, elder surviving son of the late Rev. Benjamin Coombs, B A., to Caroline Mary, eldest daughter of Henry Edward Michel, B.A., Oxon, formerly of Dewlish House, in the County of Dorset, England, and Niece to General Sir John Michel, K.C.B., late Commander-in-Chief of Her Majesty's Forces in Canada. [Silver Wedding.]

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    Alexandra and Yea Standard, Gobur, Thornton and Acheron Express (Vic. : 1877 - 1908) Friday 26 July 1895 p 2 Family Notices
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    DEATH. On the 19th instant, at Taggerty, CONSTANCE LILIAN, dearly beloved youngest child of Joseph Butterworth and CARO-LINE MARY COOMBS. Aged 4 years and 6 months.
    "And Jesus called a little child unto Him."

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    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 7 March 1901 p 1 Family Notices
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    COOMBS.-On the 4th March, at Taggerty, Joseph Butterworth Coombs, founder of Coombs and Company Limited, Melbourne, aged 50 years.
    COOMBS-On the 4th March, at Taggerty, Joseph Butterworth, dearly beloved husband of Caroline Mary Coombs, late of Coombs Victorian Trade Protection Association. For ever with the Lord.

    COOMBS - The friends of the late JOSEPH BUTTERWORTH COOMBS are informed that his remains will be interred in the Boroondara Cemetery, Kew. His funeral will leave the residence of his brother, Rev. Henry Coombs, "Carmel," Clifton street, Richmond. THIS DAY (Thursday, the 20 inst), at 4 p.m.

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    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 12 January 1907 p 44 Family Notices
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    YOUNGER-COOMBS.
    The marriage of William, fourth son of Mr. Thomas Younger, late of Yering and Glenardara, Hawthorn, with Mabel Jane Addis, eldest daughter of the late Joseph Butterworth Coombs, and of Mrs. Coombs, Hope-Mansell. Studley-Park. Kew, was celebrated at St. Peter's Church of England, Eastern Hill, Melbourne, on Wednesday, January 2 by the Rev. Ernest Hughes, as sisted by the Rev. Mr. Brown. The church had been decorated by girl friends of the bride with trails of ivy, ferns, azaleas, agapanthus, and bamboo. Mr. Nixon presided at the organ. The bride, who was given away by her eldest brother, Mr. Joseph Reginald Coombs, wore an elegant gown of ivory duehesse satin, the long trained skirt being draped with lovely old Limerick lace (gift from her mother), the bodice made with a fichu drapery of the same exquisite lace bordering a vest of tulle. An old Limerick lace veil was worn under a coronet of orange blossom, and she carried a bouquet of water-lilies, heath, and roses, veiled with chiffon, and wore the bride groom's gifts - a pearl and diamond lyre-bird brooch and gold cable bracelet. One bridesmaid, Miss Kathleen C. Coombs, wore pale pink mousseline de soie frock, made with a full gathered skirt, and prettily trimmed with lace, rose-pink crinoline picture hat, trimmed with soft pink ribbon and strings. She carried a crook, decorated with La France roses, delphiniums, and ferns, draped with a cloud-like effect of pale blue chiffon. The second bridesmaid. Miss Eileen Isabel Coombs, wore pale blue mousseline de soie, made in a similar style, and her hat of pale blue chiffon was trimmed with ribbon and chiffon, with strings to match. She also had a crook of La France roses, interwoven with green tulle. The bridegroom's gifts to them were respectively a pear star pendant and pearl crescent brooch. Mr. G. W. Baker acted as best man, and Mr. H. F. Coombs as grooms man. After the ccremony a reception was given at the Grand Hotel by the mother of the bride, who wore a gown of rich *** silk, trimmed with chiffon and *** toque en suite. A stringed orchestra played bright selections during the **** bride travelled in a navy blue voile, trim med with Paris lace and touches of pink flesh-coloured crinoline bat, with *** feathers and chiffon.

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    Alexandra and Yea Standard, Gobur, Thornton and Acheron Express (Vic. : 1877 - 1908) Friday 25 January 1907 p 2 Family Notices
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    WEDDING. MR. WM. YOUNGER TO MISS M. J. A. COOMBS.
    A very pretty wedding was celebrated at St. Peter's Church, Eastern Hill, on 2nd January, the contracting parties being Mr. Wm. Younger, fourth son of Mr. Thos. Younger, late of "Glenardara," Yering, and "Glenardara," Henrietta- street, Hawthorn, and Miss Mabel Jane Addis Cooombs, eldest daughter of the late Joseph Butterworth Coombs, of "Hope- Mansell," Fenwick-street, Studley Park, Kew. The church was tastefully decorated by girl friends of the bride with agapanthus, azaleas, bamboo in brass vases, long training ivy and ferns. The officiating ministers were the Rev. Mr. Hughes, assisted by Rev. Mr. Brown. The brilde, who was giveln away by her brother wore a handsome gown of ivory duchesse satin, the long trained skirt being draped with with old limerick lace, this being the gift of her mother. The same beautiful lace was used for the bodice, and sleeves being draped to give fichu effect, bordering a vest of tulle. An oId Limerick lace veil was worn under a coronet of orange blossom, and she carried an exquisite bouquet of Ronalds' composed of water lilies, heath and roses veiled with chiffon. 'The bride was given away by her eldest brother, Mr J. R. Coombs. The bridesmaids were the Misses Kathleen and Eileen Coombs. They wore dresses of pale pink and blue muslin de soie, full gathered skirts prettily trimmed with cream lace. They carried crocks draped with handsome bouquets of La France roses, delphiniums and ferns, and cloudily effects of pale blue chiffon and pale green tulle. They wore gifts of the bridegroom, handsome pearl star pendant and pearl crescent brooch. The best man was Mr. G. W. Baker, and the groomsman, Mr. H. F. Coombs After the ceremony, a wedding breakfast was held at the Grand Hotel. The room was beautifully decorated with crimson and white flowers and asparagus ferns and foliage, also a white floral arch, electric lights shaded with crimson silk. A band discoursed music at intervals. Mr. J. R. Coombs, who presided, eloquently proposed the health of the Bride and Bridegroom. Mr. Teepoo Hall proposed the health of the Mother of the Bride and Father of the Bridegroom to which Mr. J. R. Coombs responded. Councillor Gahan, J.P., ex Mayor of Collingwood, proposed the health of the Bridesmaids, to which Mr. G. W. Baker responded. The bride's going away dress was navy voile, trimmed with Paris lace and touches of pink. She wore a coral pink crin. hat, trimmed with ostrich feathers and chiffon. Mrs Coombs gown of rich mauve silk, trimmed with chiffon and applique; *** to match. The bridal pair left during the afternoon for Warrnambool, where they intend spending their honeymoon. Among the presents were ...

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  8. Engagements,
    Punch (Melbourne, Vic. : 1900 - 1918; 1925) Thursday 17 December 1914 p 31 Article
    Abstract: An engagement is announced between Miss Vida Marguerite Winifred Holland, third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Holland, of "Chislehurst," Malvern, an ... 173 words
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    An engagement is announced between Mr. J. A. Dobie-Browne, B.A., eldest son of Mr. J. D. Browne, of Royal College, Mauritius, and nephew of the late Hon R. H. J. Reeves; of Nelson, New Zealand, and Miss Dora Coombs, second daughter of the late Joseph B. Coombs, founder of Coombs and Co. Ltd., of Melbourne, and Mrs. Coombs, "Hope Mansell," Studley Park, Kew.

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    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 13 July 1921 p 1 Family Notices
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    COOMBS -In ever loving memory of Henry Raymond Coombs dearly beloved second son of the late Joseph Butterworth Coombs (founder of Coombs and Co Ltd) and Caroline Mary Coombs 'Hope Mansell' Studley Park, Kew who passed to a higher life at West Perth on the 13th July, 1917.

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    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Friday 13 July 1923 p 1 Family Notices
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    COOMBS.- Sacred to the memory of Henry Raymond Coombs, the dearly beloved second son of the late Joseph Butterworth Coombs (founder, of Coombs and Co., Ltd., Mel- bourne), and Caroline Mary Coombs, Hope Mansell, Studley' Park, Kew, who passed to a higher life at No. 1, Richardson-street, West Perth, on July 13; 1917.

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  11. SUBURBAN PROPERTY SALES.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 18 November 1924 p 8 Article
    Abstract: On Saturday afternoon Messrs. Sydney Arnold, Best, and Co., with whom was associated Mr. P. Ratchford,submitted several properties at Kew for sale by ... 224 words
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    SUBURBAN PROPERTY SALES.
    On Saturday afternoon Messrs. Sydney Arnold, Best and Co with whom was associated Mr P Retchford submitted several properties at Kew for sale by auction, by order of The Equity Trus- tees Company Ltd. Hope Mansell, 21 Fenwick street consisting of a brick villa containing five rooms standing in 10 acres of ground, brought £3,600; vacant block, with a frontage of 310ft to Stawell street with a depth of 858ft, sold for £355; and three allotments in Fenwick street were disposed of at the rate of £4/3/, £4/4/, and £4/8/ a foot respectively.

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    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 25 June 1924 p 1 Family Notices
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    COOMBS. — On the 24th June, at her residence, Hope Mansell, 21 Fenwick street, Kew, Caroline Mary, the beloved mother of Herbert Coombs.
    Until the day dawns and the shadows
    flee away.
    COOMBS. –On the 24th June, at her residence Hope Mansell, Studley Park, Kew, Caroline Mary, the dear mother of Horace.
    Fondly loved —deeply missed
    COOMBS - On the 24th June, at her residence, Hope Mansell, Studley Park, Kew. Caroline Mary, the dearly beloved mother of ***
    My precious mother
    Forever with the Lord.
    COOMBS - On the 24th June, at Hope Mansell, Studley Park, Kew, Caroline Mary, widow of the late Joseph Butterworth Coombs, founder of Coombs and Co. Ltd., and dearly loved mother of Kathleen Carrie. My mother at rest. ***
    COOMB - On the 24th June, at her residence, Hope Mansell, Studley Park, Kew, Caroline Mary, the dearly loved mother of Eileen. Deeply mourned.*** Inserted by her loving daughter Eileen.
    COOMBS - On the 24th June, at her residence,Hope Mansell, Studley Park, Kew, Caroline Mary Coombs, the dearly beloved and loving mother of Hilda. ***
    COOMBS - On the 24th June, at Hope Mansell, Studley Park, Kew, Caroline Mary, the dearly beloved mother of J.R. and F. L. Coombs, and loving grandmother of Madge, Betty, and ***Deeply regretted.
    COOMBS - On the 24th June, at Hope Mansell, Studley Park, Kew, Caroline Mary, beloved wife of the late Joseph Butterworth Coombs, founder of Coombs and Co. Ltd., the much ***
    COOMBS - On the 24th June, at her residence,
    Hope Mansell, Studley Park, Kew, Caroline Mary, relict of the late J. B. Coombs, founder of Coombs and Co. Ltd., aged 73 years.
    Deeply regretted.

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  13. PERSONAL.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 26 June 1924 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Representatives of many public bodies attended the funeral of Major General Finn,who was buried in the South Head (Sydney) Cemetery yesterday, with f ... 1022 words
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    Mrs Caroline Mary Coombs, who died at her residence, Hope Mansell, Studley Park, on Monday, was the widow of Mr. Joseph Butterworth Coombs, founder of Coombs and Co. Ltd. Mrs Coombs, who had lived in the Kew district for 55 years, was a daughter of the late Mr Henry Edward Michel. She leaves three sons and five daughters.

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    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Wednesday 24 June 1931 p 1 Family Notices
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    COOMBS-In ever loving memory of Caroline Mary Coombs, the dearly loved and devoted wife of the late Joseph Butterworth Coombs (founder of Coombs and Co Ltd, Melbourne), and our darling mother, who passed to a higher life at Hope Mansell, Studley Park, Kew, on the 24th June 1924. A precious treasure taken. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. (Inserted by her loving sons and daughters)
    COOMBS - In ever-loving and treasured memory of my darling mother, Caroline Mary Coombs, whom Jesus called to paradise to share His glory on the 24th June, 1924
    A beautiful memory liveth of a wonderfully sweet and pure life.
    I will come again and receive you unto Myself, that where I am there ye may be also.
    (Inserted by her loving daughter, Hilda, Hope Mansell, Studley Park, Kew)
    COOMBS In ever loving and sweet memory of my darling mother Caroline Mary Coombs, who passed to a higher life at Hope Mansell Studley Park, Kew, on the 30th June 1924.
    A beautiful memory
    Her love unfailing stamped itself divine
    (Inserted bv her loving daughter, Eileen).
    IN MEMORIAM.
    COOMBS - In cherished memorv of my much loved mother, Caroline Mary Coombs the devoted and loved wife of the late J. B. Coombs founder of Coombs and Co Ltd Melbourne. She passed to a higher life on the 24th June, 1924, at Hope Mansell, Studley Park, Kew.
    Treasured and loved memories of a wonderful mother, a bright and shining star forever enshrined within my heart.
    A mother's love
    How sweet the name;
    What is a mother's love:
    A noble, pure and tender flame
    Enkindled from above
    This is a mother's love
    (Inserted by her loving daughter, Kathleen Carrie)

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    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 16 January 1945 p 2 Family Notices
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    COOMBS. –On January 15, at his home, 8 Turner street, East Malvern, Joseph Reginald, beloved husband of Florence, and loving father of Madge (Mrs. Hocking), Betty (Mrs. Murray), and Joy (Mrs. Rocke), eldest son of the late J. B. Coombs, of Coombs and Co. (Private interment. No flowers, by request.)
    COOMBS. –On January 15, passed to a higher life at 8 Turner street, East Mal- vern, Joseph Reginald, the beloved and loving eldest son of the late Joseph Butterworth Coombs and late Caroline Mary Coombs, Hope Mansell, Studley Park, Kew, and the loving and much-loved brother of Raymond (deceased), Mabel (Mrs. W. Younger), Dora (Mrs. E. J. Hayward), Herbert, Hilda, Horace, Kathleen, and Eileen. –Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
    COOMBS. –On January 15, at his resi- dence, No. 8 Turner street, East Malvern, Joseph Reginald, the dearly loved and de- voted son of the late J. B. Coombs, founder of Coombs and Co., Melbourne, and the late Caroline Mary Coombs, Studley Park, and my treasured brother. –A life made noble by thought and kindness. (Inserted by his loved and loving sister, Kathleen Carrie.)
    COOMBS. –On January 15, at 8 Turner street, East Malvern, my dearly loved and loving brother, Joseph Reginald Coombs, was called to Paradise. –Jesus said, "I will come again and receive you unto Myself that where I am, there ye may be also." (Hilda.)
    COOMBS. –On January 15, at 8 Turner street, East Malvern, Joseph Reginald Coombs, dearly beloved brother of Eileen. – So dearly loved, so sadly missed.
    COOMBS. –On January 15, at his home, 8 Turner street, East Malvern, Joseph Reginald, beloved brother of Dora Hayward.

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    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 15 May 1951 p 12 Family Notices
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    HAYWARD.—In abiding memory of Dora, the dearly loved and devoted wife of the late E. J. Hayward, and dearly loved and loving daughter of the late J. B. Coombs, founder of Coombs and Co , Melbourne, and the late Caroline Mary Coombs, Hope Mansell Studley Park, Kew, and my treasured sister, who passed to a glorified life at 70 Alma road, East St. Kilda. -- Until we meet again. (Inserted by her loving sister, Kathleen Carrie).
    HAYWARD-In loving and revered memory of Dora, the dearly loved and loving wife of the late E. J. Hayward, and our darling sister, whom Jesus called to a blessed and glorified life at 70 Alma road, East St. Kilda.
    Blissfully happy in paradise, sharing the glory of God.
    -- (Inserted by Hilda, Horace, and Eileen.)

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  17. VICTORIA MELBOURNE, April 19.
    Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954) Saturday 27 April 1901 p 13 Article
    Abstract: The will of the late Mr. Joseph Butterworth Coombs, of Acheron, which covers estate valued at £15,370, was lodged for probate to-day. The whole estat ... 98 words
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    MELBOURNE. April 19. The will of the late Mr. Joseph Butter, worth Coombs, of Acheron, which covers estate valued at £15,370, was lodged for probate to-day. The whole estate is be queathed to his widow and family, but the will contains a provision that if the widow remarries she is to receive only £500.

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  18. WILLS AND BEQUESTS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 18 April 1901 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The will of Mr. Joseph Stout, late of Barbank-street, Ballarat, gentleman, has been todged for probate. The testator bequeaths £50 to William Daniel ... 137 words
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    The Equity Trustess Company is applying for probate of the will of Joseph Butterworth Coombs, late of Taggerty, gen-tleman, deceased. The assets are sworn at £15,370, of which £6,500 is realty and £8,870 personalty. The testator bequeaths the whole of his property in trust for his widow and children.

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  19. Obituary.
    Kilmore Free Press (Kilmore, Vic. : 1870 - 1954) Thursday 26 June 1924 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The death took place on 18th instant of Mrs Bridget, relict of the late Mr James Walsh, of "Ballanifina," Puckapunyal. The deceased lady was 57 490 words
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    With regret we noticed yesterday the announcement of the death of Mrs Caroline Mary, relict of the late Mr Joseph Butterworth Coombs, a well known and highly respected colonist. Mrs Coombs, who was resident of Taggerty some years ago, was very highly esteemed by her neighbors in that quarter, Mr Coombs. having conducted a dairy factory there, during which time he was for a period president of Alexandra shire council.

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