Esther Callaway1

F, #6936, b. 19 February 1872, d. 19 June 1965
FatherWilliam Henry Callaway1
MotherJane Duffey1 b. 10 Jan 1841, d. 3 Nov 1930
Relationship2nd cousin 3 times removed of Keith Graham Bassett
Last Edited23 Jun 2021
Birth*19 February 1872 Reedy Flat, NSW, Australia1 
Baptism29 October 1872 All Saints, Tumut, NSW, Australia;
When Baptized: 29th October 1872
When Born: 19th February 1872
Child's Christian Name: Esther
Parents Names: William Henry & Jane Callaway
Abode: Reedy Flat
Rank or Profession: Miner
By whom the Ceremony was performed: D. E. Jones1 
Married Name18 December 1891 Champ2 
Marriage*18 December 1891 Hay, NSW, Australia;Groom=Ernest E Champ2 
Married Name8 August 1901 Hill3 
Marriage*8 August 1901 Residence R P Hill, Isisford, QLD, Australia;
Groom: Richard Percy Hill
Status: Bachelor
Place of Birth: Newcastle, Northumberland, New South Wales
Occupation: Physician & Surgeon
Age: 29
Usual residence: Isisford, Queensland
Father: John James Hill
Occupation: Physician & Surgeon
Mother: Jane King

Bride: Esther Champ
Status: Divorced
Place of Birth: Adelaide, South Australia
Occupation: Housekeeper
Age: 27
Usual residence: Isisford, Queensland
Father: William Callaway
Occupation: Solicitor
Mother: Jane Currington

Date of Marriage: 8th August 1901
Place of Marriage: Residence of R.P. Hill, Isisford, Queensland
Religion: Wesleyan Methodist
Witnesses: John J. Dowie, Ellis Sutton
Minister: John Francis Goldie
;Groom=Richard Percy Hill3 
Married Name15 June 1929 Payton4 
Marriage*15 June 1929 QLD, Australia;Principal=Edwin James William Payton4 
Death of Mother3 November 1930 Stewards Quarters, Goodna, QLD, Australia;
Name: Jane Callaway
Date of Death: 3 November 1930
Place of Death: Stewards Quarters, Goodna
Sex: Female
Age: 94
Place of Birth: Parramatta, New South Wales
Time in Aust Colonies: Native

Father: Duffy

Place of Marriage: Tumut, New South Wales
Age at Marriage: 17
Name of Spouse: James Callaway Louisa Carney
Children of Marriage: Clara 76, Mary 74, Rose 69, Thomas 67, James 64, William 62, Jane 60, Esther 58, Emily 56, Henry 54, one female deceased
Informant: E.J.W. Payton, Son in law, Mental Hospital, Goodna

Cause of Death: Senility, Cardiac Failure
Length of Illness:
Medical Attendant: H.R. Barrett
Date Last Seen: 1 November 1930

Burial Date: 4 November 1930
Burial Place: Toowong Cemetery
Burial Certified by: H.W. McDowall for Cannon and Cripps
Burial Minister: T. Helyn Wilson
Burial Religion: Church of England
Witnesses: F. Lloyd, John Ormand
;Principal=Jane Duffey5 
Death*19 June 1965 Princess Alexandria Hospital, South Brisbane, QLD, Australia;
Name: Esther Payton
Date of Death: 19 June 1965
Place of Death: Princess Alexandria Hospital, South Brisbane
Occupation: Home Duties
Sex: Female
Age: 93
Place of Birth: Adelaide, South Australia
Time in Aust Colonies: Native

Father: William Callaway
Occupation: Miner
Mother: Jane Carrington

Place of Marriage 1: Isisford, Queensland
Age at Marriage 1: 27
Name of Spouse 1: Richard Percy Hill
Children of Marriage 1: John James 59 living; 2 males and 1 female deceased
Place of Marriage 2: Brisbane, Queensland
Age at Marriage 2: 56
Name of Spouse 2: Edwin James William Payton
Children of Marriage 2:
Informant: J.J. Hill, Son, Sandy Creek, Kilcoy and by O.W. Powell, Medical Superintendent, Princess Alexandria Hospital

Cause of Death: Pneumonia and intestinal obstruction
Length of Illness: a few days
Medical Attendant: K. O'Connell
Date Last Seen: 19 June 1965

Burial Date: 22 June 1965
Burial Place: Cremated at Albany Creek Crematorium
Burial Minister: Walter G. Bennett
Burial Religion: Church of England
Witnesses: C.R. Logan, E.F. Wise

Family 1

Ernest E Champ

Family 2

Richard Percy Hill

Family 3

Edwin James William Payton


  1. [S1786] All Saints Tumut Parish Registers.
  2. [S1481] NSW Marriage Indexes, 4432/1891 Ernest E Champ & Esther Calloway.
  3. [S49] Marriage Certificate, B 07056/1901 Richard Percy Hill & Esther Champ.
  4. [S1775] Queensland Marriage Indexes, 1929/B/6299 Edwin James William Payton & Esther Hill.
  5. [S1748] QLD Death Certificate.
  6. [S1891] Queensland Birth Indexes, 1902/C/3065 Richard Percy Higham Hill.
  7. [S1891] Queensland Birth Indexes, 1904/C/3121 Ronald Richard Higham Hill.
  8. [S1891] Queensland Birth Indexes, 1905/C/2922 John James Hill.
  9. [S1891] Queensland Birth Indexes, 1909/C/19 Vera Jean Callaway Hill.