He was born in Toronto Canada while migrating to Australia in 1866 with his parents.
Walter married Catherine Considine an Irish migrant at Mt Cornish, Muttaburra on 31/8/1889 at the house of E R Edkins.
They had five children in total, three born in Muttaburra with the remaining children born in Charters Towers.
Catherine Jane 6 June 1890 [Ref: 1890/000040]
Violet 16 August 1891 [Ref: 1891/000063]
Dorothy Mary 27 December 1893 [Ref: 1894/000017]
Walter James 4 April 1896 [Ref: 1896/006129
Irene 22 January 1898 [Ref: 1898/006075]
He was a chemist in Charters Towers and is buried there.
[Source:Wal Coningham [firstname.lastname@example.org]
|Business contact year||1891|
|Business category||Historic Retail|
Also the Hospital Dispenser.