Obituaries Australia

  • Tip: searches only the name field
  • Tip: use double quotes to search for a phrase
  • Tip: lists of awards, schools, organisations etc

Browse Lists:

Cultural Advice

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website contains names, images, and voices of deceased persons.

In addition, some articles contain terms or views that were acceptable within mainstream Australian culture in the period in which they were written, but may no longer be considered appropriate.

These articles do not necessarily reflect the views of The Australian National University.

John Thomas Chaseling (1860–1932)

from Windsor & Richmond Gazette

There passed away at Nepean District Hospital, at the age of 71 years, one of the pioneers of the Windsor district in the person of Mr. John Thomas Chaseling.

Deceased was taken suddenly ill on the 7th instant, with cerebral hemorrhage, and died on 11th instant. Prior to this he had enjoyed good health. Deceased was the eldest son of the late Thomas and Catherine Chaseling, who formerly owned and lived in their fine historic home, "Claremont," Windsor. Deceased was born in the Shoalhaven River district, near Nowra, where he spent his boyhood days, till the age of 17 years, and from there he went with his parents to "Claremont," Windsor, where he spent 26 years. Later he removed to the Hawkesbury River and then to York Estate, Penrith, where he had lived for about 11 years. He followed the occupation of an orchardist up till the time of his death. As a young man he joined the Windsor Old Volunteer Corps, in about the year 1882.

Deceased was never married. He is survived by the following sisters and brothers: Mrs. Herps (Agnes), Catherine, Alice, Rebecca, Mrs. Cupitt (Barbara), George and James. Another brother, Arthur, predeceased him.

The remains were laid to rest in the Methodist portion of Penrith General cemetery, on the 12th instant. The service at the graveside was conducted by Rev. Todd, of Lawson.— "Nepean 'Times . "

Original publication

Other Obituaries for John Thomas Chaseling

Citation details

'Chaseling, John Thomas (1860–1932)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 28 May 2024.

© Copyright Obituaries Australia, 2010-2024

Life Summary [details]


Nowra, New South Wales, Australia


11 January, 1932 (aged ~ 72)
Penrith, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cause of Death


Cultural Heritage

Includes subject's nationality; their parents' nationality; the countries in which they spent a significant part of their childhood, and their self-identity.

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.