Cork - Becher, Michael Henry  January 4, 1883

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November 23, 2009, 5:51 pm


Name:                Becher, Michael Henry 
Date Of Death:       January 4, 1883 Time: 
Place Of Death:      William St, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Residence:           Parsonage, St James, William St, 
Gender:              Male
Race:                W
Age:                 64
Marital Status:      Married
Spouse:              Jennings, Philippa Catherine
Date Of Birth:       March 2, 1819
Place Of Birth:      Cork, Ireland
Mother's Name:       Vowell, Susan
Father's Name:       Becher, Michael Henry
Father's Birthplace: Unavailable
Cause Of Death:      Phithisis
Occupation:          Clergyman
Informant:           Henry Jennings, brother-in-law
Date Of Burial:      January 6, 1883
Place Of Burial:     Melbourne General Cemetery, VIC, 
Date Recorded:       January 5, 1883
Source Of Record:    Death Certificate
Certificate No.:     2915

Age 64 years, 22 years in Victoria, married age 38 at St 
Kilda, Melbourne. Children listed John-dead, Robert-dead, 
Valentine-dead, Albert-dead, Alicia- 20, Maria-18, 
William-dead, Reginald-15, Charles-14, Philippa-dead, 
Philip- dead, Frances-10, Cecil-8, Arthur-6, Helen-5, 

Additional Comments:
Michael Henry Becher was the son of a clergyman, Michael 
Henry Becher of Clyda House, Kilshannig Co Cork & Susan 
Vowell [born 1797 in Bath to Anglo Irish parents]. He was 
the Minister at Barnoldby-Le-Beck, Lincolnshire & visited 
Australia in 1854-56 as a deputation for the British & 
foreign Bible Society. It was during this time that he 
married & the couple returned to England until 1861. Their 
first 4 children were born in England.