Thompson, John Thomas

Personal Details

First nameJohn
Middle nameThomas


Husband of Frances Harriet Pritchard

Children of John and Frances were:
Robert William – 21 May 1895
John Gilbert – 1 Sep 1897
Allan James – 17 Jan 1900
Albert Edward – 13 July 1902, died 27 May 1906
Ethel May – 16 Aug 1905
Agnes – 9 Jan 1907
Thelma – 15 Feb 1909
Arthur Alexander – 27 July 1911
Norman Eric – 16 June 1913

John Thomas Thompson worked as Postmaster in the Muttaburra district in 1912/13 . One of my uncles Norman Eric Thompson was born in Muttaburra in 1913 and you have a comprehensive list of the family members there. Many of his extensive family of which my father Arthur (born Ayr 1911), were born in Queensland Post Offices as the family travelled to many country centres.

My grandmother must have been a resourceful woman by the time the family went to Muttaburra they had 10 children in ages varying from Norman born in 1913 back to Bill born in 1895. I know that they often travelled around Queensland on the Cobb and Co coaches. Rather uncomfortable I would think bumping around on those country roads. Their last child Henry St George was born in 1917. Sadly he died in World War ll on the Isle of Man.
[Source: Jocelyn Hawes ]


Business contact year1912
Business categoryHistoric Retail