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Charles Franklin Garcia Webster [we.3.8.1]

Charles Franklin Garcia Webster was born July 24th, 1875 in Mackay, Australia the first child of Charles Webster & Julia Garcia.

The following information on Charles’ life in Australia & NZ was kindly provided by Richard Lambert & Geoff Nicolai.

Charles, known as Frank, was appointed house surgeon at the Melbourne Eye & Ear Hospital.

Charles married Margaret Beatrice Thompson on May 11th, 1904 in Sydney, Australia.

They moved to Wellington, New Zealand where Charles was a doctor.  Here he built up a large practice & for many years was senior honorary surgeon at Wellington Hospital.

Charles died at 27 Hobson St, Wellington, on July 16th, 1925 & his funeral was attended by the newly-elected Prime Minister of New Zealand & practically all the members of the medical profession in Wellington. Charles was buried at Karori Cemetery. 

Margaret died on February 17th, 1940.

The children of Charles Franklin Garcia Webster & Margaret Beatrice Thompson were:

we.  Jean Garcia Webster born 1905; died in Kensington, London in 1971
we.  David Garcia Webster born March 3rd, 1909; died February 9th, 1985 in Wellington, NZ



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