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July 31, 2011, 9:47 pm

Becher, Michael Henry

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Canon Michael Henry Becher [2 March 1819 Patrick St, Cork -4 
Jan 1883 St James Parsonage, Melbourne. 

Additional Comments:
Rev Michael Henry Becher was born on 2nd March 1819 at 
Patrick St, Cork and baptised 26th March 1819 at Christ 
Church, Cork. He was the eldest child of Rev Michael Henry 
Becher and Susanna Vowell. He emigrated to Australia in 
1861, accompanied by his wife Philippa Jennings whom he had 
married on an earlier trip to Australia in 1856. Rev Michael 
Henry Becher was the incumbent and Canon at St James, 
Melbourne from 1861 until his death on 4th January 1883. He 
and his wife had 16 children.