Henry Thomas Simmons1

M, #6123, b. 1880, d. 23 March 1936
FatherHezekiah Simmons1 d. 6 Aug 1912
MotherLucy Williams1 b. 1845, d. 1 Jun 1904
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of Keith Graham Bassett
Last Edited6 Mar 2017
Birth*1880 Deniliquin, NSW, Australia;
Henry Thomas Simmons son of Hezekiah & Lucy Simmons1 
Death of Mother1 June 1904 "Roseneath", near Trundle, NSW, Australia;
Simmons.—On the 1st inst., at her late residence Roseneath, Platina, Lucy Simmons, wife of Hezekiah Simmons. Aged 60 years.;Deceased=Lucy Williams2 
Death of Father6 August 1912 "Roseneath", near Trundle, NSW, Australia;Principal=Hezekiah Simmons3 
Marriage*5 February 1913 "Rosebank", Bindogundra, NSW, Australia;
The Western Champion, Thursday, February 13, 1913
On Wednesday, 5th inst., a quiet wedding was celebrated at "Rosebank," Bindogundra, when Mr. Thomas H. Simmonds, of Trundle, was married to Miss Margaret Eliza Glover, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Glover, of "Rosebank."
The ceremony was performed by the Rev. W. Finlay Brown, in the drawing room, which had been tastefully decorated by friends of the family.
The bride who was given away by her father, was attended by her two sisters as bridesmaids and was charmingly attired in a gown of lace over white ivory silk, with square court train; she wore a wreath and veil, and carried a shower bouquet of ferns and tuberoses, gifts of the bridegroom.
Miss Mary Glover, chief bridesmaid, wore a ninon frock over silk, trimmed with guipure lace, and a gold pendant, set with emeralds and pearls, the bridegroom's gift. Miss Jean Glover's dress was of crepe-de merle, with valenciennes lace and satin ribbons. She also wore a gold amethyst brooch, the gift of the bridegroom. Both bridesmaids carried shepherds crooks. Mr. Jack Simmonds was best man, and Mr. J. Ewin groomsman.
After the ceremony, the immediate friends of the family adjourned to the spacious dining room, where a sumptuous repast was partaken of. During the afternoon, the happy couple left by motor for the Cookamidgera railway station, from whence they left by train for Tasmania, where the honeymoon is to be spent, after which they will return to Woodville, Platina, their future home.
The bride's travelling dress was of champagne colored figured voile, trimmed with guipure lace and black velvet, and a white picture hat trimmed with poppies, lace and silk. The bride's gift to the bridegroom was a gold albert, and the bridesmaid's present to the bride a travelling bag. The presents received were choice and numerous.;Bride=Margaret Eliza Glover (?)4 
Death of SpouseJune 1920 NSW, Australia;
Much sympathy was expressed when the news of the sad death of Mrs. Thos. H. Simmonds, of Trundle, was received in Parkes on Friday. The deceased lady was the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Glover, of "Rosebank," Bindogundra.;Principal=Margaret Eliza Glover (?)5 
Death*23 March 1936 Manilla District Hospital, Manilla, NSW, Australia;
Mr. T. H. Simmons
A shooting tragedy occurred at Upper Manilla on Monday morning resulting in the death some hours later in Manilla District Hospital of Mr. Thomas Henry Simmons, well known farmer and Grazier, of Upper Manilla, members of the family found the late Mr. Simmons in a back room of their home about 7 o'clock in the morning with a wound in his forehead and a pea rifle lying close by. Medical aid was immediately summoned and the injured man brought to Manilla District Hospital, where he died about 3 p.m. the same afternoon.
The late Mr. Simmons was 55 years of age and leaves a wife and grown up family. He took a keen interest in the affairs of Upper Manilla Agricultural Bureau and of Upper Manilla Parents and Citizens' Association. The funeral took place to-day and a Coroner's inquest will be held on Thursday.6 


Margaret Eliza Glover (?) d. Jun 1920


  1. [S1698] Ancestry Australia, Birth Index, 1788-1922, online https://ancestry.com, Henry Thomas Simmons 1880.
  2. [S1565] Trove digitised newspapers, online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/, The Western Champion, Friday, June 10, 1904.
  3. [S1635] Findmypast NSW Will Books 1800-1952, online http://www.findmypast.com/, Hezekiah Simmons 1912.
  4. [S1565] Trove digitised newspapers, online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/, The Western Champion, Thursday, February 13, 1913.
  5. [S1565] Trove digitised newspapers, online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/, The Western Champion, Thursday, June 10, 1920.
  6. [S1565] Trove digitised newspapers, online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/, The Manilla Express, Tuesday, March 24, 1936.
  7. [S1472] NSW Birth Indexes, 25034/1916 Llewellyn E Simmons.