De Courcey, Edward William

Personal Details

SurnameDe Courcey
First nameEdward
Middle nameWilliam
Date of birth05/07/1884
Place of birthMuttaburra
Date of death29/07/1884
Place of deathMuttaburra
Cause of death

Died of convulsions at Muttaburra


Edward was the son of Edward De Courcey and Ellen Griffeth [Ref: 1884/005294]

Kathleen – b 30 June 1883
Thomas – b 9 March 1886, d 24 May 1886 and is burried in the Muttaburra Cemetery in an Unknown location.

Cemetery Record

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LocationOld Cemetery


The following deaths in the Mitchell district were reported to the police during the month of July:- James Powell, grazier, killed by the blacks at Carlton Hills, Cloncurry; Edward William De Courcey, an infant, died of convulsions at Muttaburra.

[Source: Cite: – The Brisbane Courier – Saturday 9 August Page 5 of 10]