Henry Pollington 1a

Birth Name Pollington, Henry 2a 3a 4a
Also Known As Polkington, Henry 5a
Gender male
Age at Death 71 years, 4 months, 3 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1852-11-18 Launceston, Tasmania, Australia  
2b
Residence 1922 Launceston, Tasmania, Australia  
4b
Occupation 1924-01-00 Launceston, Tasmania, Australia Undertaker
3b
Death 1924-03-21 Launceston, Tasmania, Australia  
3c

Families

    Family of Henry Pollington and Emily Bessell
Married Wife Emily Bessell
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage 1874-08-24 Launceston, Tasmania, Australia  
5b 5c 6a
  Children
  1. Hubert Henry Pollington
  2. Percy Henry Pollington
  3. Frederick George Pollington
  4. Arthur Harold Pollington
  5. Vivian Ernest Pollington
  6. Leslie Vernon Pollington

Pedigree

    1. Henry Pollington
      1. Emily Bessell
        1. Hubert Henry Pollington
        2. Percy Henry Pollington
        3. Frederick George Pollington
        4. Arthur Harold Pollington
        5. Vivian Ernest Pollington
        6. Leslie Vernon Pollington

Source References

  1. Ancestry Family Trees
      • Page: Ancestry Family Trees
      • Source text:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=27532969

  2. Ancestry.com: Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922
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        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=ausbirthindex&h=5362390&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Birth date: 1852 Birth place: Launceston, Tasmania

      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=ausbirthindex&h=5362390&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Birth date: 1852 Birth place: Launceston, Tasmania

  3. Launceston Examiner
      • Date: 1924-03-22
      • Page: 1924 'Death of an Undertaker.', Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), 22 March, p. 12
      • General:

        http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article51299201

      • Source text:

        Death of an Undertaker VERDICT OF SUICIDE, The story of how a mall on entering his father's bedroom yesterday morn ing made the shocking discovery of a corpse hanging irom a bed-poet was un foldod in the Police Court yesterday af ternoon in the course of an inquest on Henry Pollington, an undertaker ' in Launceston. Arthur Harold Pol)ington, a cabinet maker, resididg at 221 Charles-street. Launceston, and a son of- the deceased. said he last saw his father alive be tween 10.30 and 10.46 p.m. on Thursday. reading, and in his usual state of health, Afterwards the deceased had supper be fore retiring to his room on the grpund floor in the same house. Nobody elsa slept on the ground floor. At about 8.40 a.m. yesterday witness found his father. hanging by a piece of cord round his neck, one end being tied to the bed post. Part of the weight of the body was on the floor, the head being ratsed about 4ft. The body was quite cold, and wit ness rang for the police. Detectives Burke and Senior Constable Manson ar rived soon after. Witness could not assign any reason for his father's death. He heatd no noise during the nig.t, and the deceased's room was peroctly in order. It appeared that the bed 'had not been slept in. So far as the witness knew, deceased had no worries to in duce him to take his Ills. Dr. John Adrian Newell gave evidence of having examined the body of 'Henry Pollington at 9.30, whidh was lying on a bed at 221 Charles-street. Round. the deceased's neck were a silk scarf and a piece of stout blind cord. In the wit ness' opinion death was due to the dis location of the'neck. Death must 'have. ocourred very rapidly, and did not ap pear to have been a result' of etrangu latloni. It was self-inflicted, in-.witness' opinion. Detective Thomas George Burke des cribed the finding of the body. After evidence had been submitted to the effect that deceased had lately give - evidence of beifg depressed, the coroner 3retwiu,4 s verdist f .ePthlta julatdg.

      • Date: 1924-03-22
      • Page: 1924 'Death of an Undertaker.', Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), 22 March, p. 12
      • General:

        http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article51299201

      • Source text:

        Death of an Undertaker VERDICT OF SUICIDE, The story of how a mall on entering his father's bedroom yesterday morn ing made the shocking discovery of a corpse hanging irom a bed-poet was un foldod in the Police Court yesterday af ternoon in the course of an inquest on Henry Pollington, an undertaker ' in Launceston. Arthur Harold Pol)ington, a cabinet maker, resididg at 221 Charles-street. Launceston, and a son of- the deceased. said he last saw his father alive be tween 10.30 and 10.46 p.m. on Thursday. reading, and in his usual state of health, Afterwards the deceased had supper be fore retiring to his room on the grpund floor in the same house. Nobody elsa slept on the ground floor. At about 8.40 a.m. yesterday witness found his father. hanging by a piece of cord round his neck, one end being tied to the bed post. Part of the weight of the body was on the floor, the head being ratsed about 4ft. The body was quite cold, and wit ness rang for the police. Detectives Burke and Senior Constable Manson ar rived soon after. Witness could not assign any reason for his father's death. He heatd no noise during the nig.t, and the deceased's room was peroctly in order. It appeared that the bed 'had not been slept in. So far as the witness knew, deceased had no worries to in duce him to take his Ills. Dr. John Adrian Newell gave evidence of having examined the body of 'Henry Pollington at 9.30, whidh was lying on a bed at 221 Charles-street. Round. the deceased's neck were a silk scarf and a piece of stout blind cord. In the wit ness' opinion death was due to the dis location of the'neck. Death must 'have. ocourred very rapidly, and did not ap pear to have been a result' of etrangu latloni. It was self-inflicted, in-.witness' opinion. Detective Thomas George Burke des cribed the finding of the body. After evidence had been submitted to the effect that deceased had lately give - evidence of beifg depressed, the coroner 3retwiu,4 s verdist f .ePthlta julatdg.

      • Date: 1924-03-22
      • Page: 1924 'Death of an Undertaker.', Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954), 22 March, p. 12
      • General:

        http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article51299201

      • Source text:

        Death of an Undertaker VERDICT OF SUICIDE, The story of how a mall on entering his father's bedroom yesterday morn ing made the shocking discovery of a corpse hanging irom a bed-poet was un foldod in the Police Court yesterday af ternoon in the course of an inquest on Henry Pollington, an undertaker ' in Launceston. Arthur Harold Pol)ington, a cabinet maker, resididg at 221 Charles-street. Launceston, and a son of- the deceased. said he last saw his father alive be tween 10.30 and 10.46 p.m. on Thursday. reading, and in his usual state of health, Afterwards the deceased had supper be fore retiring to his room on the grpund floor in the same house. Nobody elsa slept on the ground floor. At about 8.40 a.m. yesterday witness found his father. hanging by a piece of cord round his neck, one end being tied to the bed post. Part of the weight of the body was on the floor, the head being ratsed about 4ft. The body was quite cold, and wit ness rang for the police. Detectives Burke and Senior Constable Manson ar rived soon after. Witness could not assign any reason for his father's death. He heatd no noise during the nig.t, and the deceased's room was peroctly in order. It appeared that the bed 'had not been slept in. So far as the witness knew, deceased had no worries to in duce him to take his Ills. Dr. John Adrian Newell gave evidence of having examined the body of 'Henry Pollington at 9.30, whidh was lying on a bed at 221 Charles-street. Round. the deceased's neck were a silk scarf and a piece of stout blind cord. In the wit ness' opinion death was due to the dis location of the'neck. Death must 'have. ocourred very rapidly, and did not ap pear to have been a result' of etrangu latloni. It was self-inflicted, in-.witness' opinion. Detective Thomas George Burke des cribed the finding of the body. After evidence had been submitted to the effect that deceased had lately give - evidence of beifg depressed, the coroner 3retwiu,4 s verdist f .ePthlta julatdg.

  4. Ancestry.com: Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1954
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        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=auselectoralrolls&h=16016044&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Residence date: 1922 Residence place: Launceston Central, Bass, Tasmania, Australia

      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=auselectoralrolls&h=16016044&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Residence date: 1922 Residence place: Launceston Central, Bass, Tasmania, Australia

  5. Ancestry.com: Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950
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        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=ausmarrindex&h=444556&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Marriage date: 1874 Marriage place: Launceston, Tasmania

      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=ausmarrindex&h=204728&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Marriage date: 1874 Marriage place: Launceston, Tasmania

      • General:

        http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=sse&db=ausmarrindex&h=444556&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt

      • Source text:

        Marriage date: 1874 Marriage place: Launceston, Tasmania

  6. The Melbourne Argus
      • Date: 1923-02-16
      • Page: 1923 'Family Notices.', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), 16 February, p. 1
      • General:

        http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1876359

      • Source text:

        POLLINGTON.--On the 10th February, 1923, at her residence, 221 Charles street, Launceston,Emily, the loved wife of H. Pollington, and eld- est daughter of the late George and Mary Ann Bessell, formerly of Newnham Post-office, (internment private. No mourning.) At rest.