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.

Thomas Robert Webber (1847–1932)

from Mount Barker Courier

The late Mr. Thomas Webber, who passed away at Mount Barker, on July 21st, was born at Bristol, England, in 1847, being the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Webber, sen. He came to Adelaide with his parents in 1849, the family settling first at North Adelaide, then, after other places, near Wistow, and eventually at Mount Barker in 1866. The deceased followed the calling of a carpenter and builder. In 1847, he was married to Miss S. M. Underwood, a daughter of Mr. J. Underwood, of New South Wales. Mr. Webber was highly respected, and was closely associated with the Methodist Church at Mount Barker. There are three sons—T. U. (of Mile End), W. J. (of Mount Barker), A. A. (of Croydon), and six daughters—Miss E. E. (Mount Barker), Miss A. E., (Mount Barker), Miss B. L. (Mount Barker), Mesdames E. M. Ellis (Sydney), E. M. Conrad (Stansbury), G. H. Lemar (Mount Barker). The funeral took place last Friday. Rev. J. C. Hughes officiated and fellow trustees of the Methodist Church acted as bearers.

Original publication

Other Obituaries for Thomas Robert Webber

Citation details

'Webber, Thomas Robert (1847–1932)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 26 July 2024.

© Copyright Obituaries Australia, 2010-2024

Life Summary [details]


7 April, 1847
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England


21 July, 1932 (aged 85)
Mount Barker, South Australia, Australia

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.

Passenger Ship