Thomas Escrick SEYMOUR 1860-1942 & Catherine ANDERSON 1862-1943

Casterton & Merino, Victoria, Australia

Thomas Escrick SEYMOUR b. 1860 near Robe, South Australia, son of Algenon SEYMOUR and Mary Ann KENNEDY, married in 1880, ___, Victoria to Catherine ANDERSON b. 1862 Branxholme, Victoria, daughter of Thomas ANDERSON and Jessie Ann BLAMYRE.

The family appears to have lived in Casterton for many years and one of their sons, John 'Jack' Loch SEYMOUR who served in WW1 with the 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 1st AIF and obtained a Soldier Settlement block on the Glenorchy Estate near Merino, Victoria.

Another son, James Alen SEMOUR served with the 7th Battalion, 1st AIF at Gallipoli.

Another son, Norman 'Norm' Edward SEMOUR served with the 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 1st AIF.

Thomas Escrick SEYMOUR and Catherine ANDERSON had the following family:

  1. Algenon Kennedy SEYMOUR b. 1881, Casterton, Vic, ____?;
  2. Thomas Henry SEYMOUR b. 1882, Casterton, Vic, m. ;
  3. Mary Ann SEYMOUR b. 1884, Casterton, Vic, m. Herbert Robert MALLETT;
  4. Florence Jessie SEYMOUR b. 1886, Casterton, Vic, m. William Thomas SHOESMITH;
  5. John 'Jack' Loch SEYMOUR b. 1887, Casterton, Vic, m. Ada Alice TURLEY / GORRY;
  6. Maud Catherine SEYMOUR b. 1889, Casterton, Vic, m. William Thomas DALE;
  7. James Allen SEYMOUR b. 1891, Casterton, Vic, m. May SCARBOROUGH;
    • 1st AIF, Cpl 1422, 7th Battalion (ANZAC)
    • enlisted 30 Sep 1914, RTA 4 Nov 1915
  8. Norman Edward SEYMOUR b. 1893, Casterton, Vic, m. Ethel Isabella Jane RALSTON;
    • 1st AIF, Dvr 945, 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance
    • enlisted 17 Sep 1914, RTA 12 Nov 1917
  9. Penelope May SEYMOUR b. 1901, Casterton, Vic, m. John Alfred ASHBY;

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