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Percival John  Hillbrich

Percival John Hillbrich

Male 1876 - 1946  (69 years)

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  • Name Percival John Hillbrich 
    Born 28 Sep 1876  Berwick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Jun 1946  Walker Street, South Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I30  Gardiner | Peter John Hannaby (I15)
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2012 

    Father Gustav Wilhelm Hillbrich,   b. 27 Dec 1847, Goerlitz, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1915, Perth, Western Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Jessie Sarah Neame,   b. 11 Dec 1854, Nelson New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1927, North Perth, Western, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 4 Jul 1871  Lutheran Church, Harkaway, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Married by Pastor Herman Herlitz
    Family ID F21  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma Bramley Singleton,   b. 8 Feb 1879, Stathern (Leicester) England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1939, South Fremantle Western Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1898  St Paul's Korumburra Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Rupert Percival Hillbrick,   b. 28 Sep 1899, Korumburra, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955, Fremantle, Western Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    +2. Arnold John Hillbrick,   b. 13 Oct 1901, Korumburra Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965, Fremantle Western Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     3. Living
    Last Modified 16 Jun 2012 
    Family ID F19  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Percival John Hillbrick
    Percival John Hillbrick
    Founder of the Fremantle Lumper's and Seaman's Comfort Fund.
    Photo taken as the Supreme Court Gardens in Fremantle. (Source Norma Jessie Gardiner (nee Hillbrick)).
    Percival John Hillbrick Remembered
    Percival John Hillbrick Remembered
    Founder of the Fremantle Lumper's and Seaman's Comfort Fund.
    Photo taken as the Supreme Court Gardens in Fremantle. (Source Norma Jessie Gardiner (nee Hillbrick)).

    Electoral Roll
    Australian Electoral Roll 1916
    Australian Electoral Roll 1916
    Percival John Hillbrick - Wharf Labourer
    Emma Hillbrick - Married
    102 Queen Victoria Street, Fremantle Western Australia
    District: Fremantle
    Subdistrict: East Fremantle
    Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980
    Australian Electoral Roll 1925
    Australian Electoral Roll 1925
    Arnold John Hillbrick - 30 Walker Street - Bootmaker
    Emma Hillbrick - 30 Walker Street - Married
    Percival Hillbrick - 30 Walker Street - Labourer
    District: Fremantle - Subdistrict: South Fremantle
    Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980
    Australian Electoral Roll 1931
    Australian Electoral Roll 1931
    Arnold John Hillbrick - 30 Walker Street - Bootmaker
    Daisy May Hillbrick - 11 Manning Street - Home Duties
    Emma Hillbrick - 30 Walker Street - Married
    Harold William Hillbrick - 11 Manning Street - Baker
    Percival Hillbrick - 30 Walker Street - Labourer
    District: Fremantle - Subdistrict: South Fremantle
    Australian Electoral Roll 1936
    Australian Electoral Roll 1936
    Emma Hillbrick - 30 Walker Street - Married
    Percival Hillbrick - 30 Walker Street - Labourer
    District: Fremantle - Subdistrict: South Fremantle
    Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980
    Australian Electoral Roll 1937
    Australian Electoral Roll 1937
    Emma Hillbrick - 30 Walker Street - Married
    Percival Hillbrick - 30 Walker Street - Labourer
    District: Fremantle - Subdistrict: South Fremantle
    Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980
    Australian Electoral Roll 1943
    Australian Electoral Roll 1943
    Percival Hillbrick - 30 Walker Street - Labourer
    District: Fremantle - Subdistrict: South Fremantle
    Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980

    Newspapers
    Percival John Hillbrick - Bendigo Miner Arrested
    Percival John Hillbrick - Bendigo Miner Arrested
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879-1954), Friday 23 April 1948, page 15
    ALLEGED COLD STEALING. A BENDIGO MINER ARRESTED. Melbourne, Friday.
    Percival John Hillbrick (32), a miner of Bendigo, was arrested yesterday and charged with being found illegally in possession of gold, and with stealing gold from the Goldfield Consolidated Company's mine, and with having implements for treating gold which were not registered.
    Hillbrick is a steward of the Miners Association, and recently took an active part in the movement when all employees took the pledge to stand loyally by the company and do all they could to prevent gold stealing.
    Percival John Hillbrick - Man Found Shot
    Percival John Hillbrick - Man Found Shot
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879-1954), Wednesday 6 March 1946, page 3
    MAN FOUND SHOT. Rile Wound in Temple. Found lying with a bullet wound in his left temple on the kitchen floor of his home in Walker-street, South Fremantle, about 4.30 p.m. yesterday, Percival John Hilibrick (70), was dead when medically examined. It is understood be had been in a serious state of ill-health for some time and had been under medical attention. According to statements made last night, the deceased's physician was summoned when Hillbrick was found on the kitchen floor in a state of collapse, presumably dead, about 4.30 p.m. A neighbour, lending assistance, noticed the wound in the temple and a 0.22 rifle, which was partially concealed by the body. When the doctor arrived Hilibrick was already dead. The deceased's daughter-in-law, Isabel Hlllbrlck, who had been about the house during the afternoon, had not heard a shot fired.
    Percival John Hillbrick - Imprisoned
    Percival John Hillbrick - Imprisoned
    Western Argus (Kalgoorlie, WA : 1916-1938), Tuesday 23 September 1919, page 27
    WHARF WORKERS IMPRISONED Perth. Sept. 15. In the Fremantle Police Court to-day, the eight Lumpers and one tally clerk who had pleaded guilty to a charge of having been in the unlawful possession of goods ranging from toothbrushes to rolls or cloth and silk, identitied as having composed portion of the cargo of the steamer Port Lincoln. recently, at Fremantle. were brought up for sentence. Each of the accused. Maurice McIntyre, Wm. Goddard, Samuel Sheldrake, Percival Hillbrick, Jas. Peterson, Arnold Rochester, Wm. Forster, Wm. Childsworth, and Alfred Ryan, was sentenced to two months' imprisonment.
    Percival John Hillbrick - Death Inquest
    Percival John Hillbrick - Death Inquest
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879-1954), Monday 25 March 1946, page 10
    INQUESTS.
    Suicide at South Fremantle. Percival John Hillbrick (71), of Walker-street, South Premantle, died at his home on March 5 from a self inflicted gunshot wound in the head. This finding was returned by the Acting-Coroner (Mr. W. F. Samson, J.P.) in the Fremantle Courthouse on Friday. The Coroner added that the deceased was depressed at the time of death. Evidence by witnesses disclosed that he had been in ill-health for four years and was suffering from an advanced heart disease, cancer of the-lip and dropsy in both legs. Dr. W. P. White, of Cottesloe, testified that Hillbrick would only have lived for a short period if he had not shot himself. Sgt. A. T. Rulfn assisted the Coroner.
    Percival John Hillbrick - Gold Theft
    Percival John Hillbrick - Gold Theft
    VICTORIA. STOLEN GOLD.
    Percival John Hillbrick, a miner, appeared before the city bench at Bendigo on Monday charged with being in possession of gold for which he had failed to satisfy Sergeant McKenna that ho had honestly acquired.
    Mr. O'Halloran, on behalf of accused, who pleaded guilty, stated that his client had been made the tool of another party. He had a wife and young family to support. Hitherto he had borne an excellent character for honesty and industry, and since his arrest had proved himself thoroughly repentant.
    The bench, sentenced him to six weeks' imprisonment, and made an order for the payment of ?6 11s. costs.
    Percival John Hillbrick - Bendigo Fine
    Percival John Hillbrick - Bendigo Fine
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848-1954), Friday 24 September 1909, page 6
    BENDIGO AND DISTRICT.

    At the City Court on Thursday, a man named Percival John Hillbrick was charged with having in his possession appliances used in the treatment of gold and having failed to register the same with the police, as required by the Gold Buyers Act. Accused said he found the quicksilver at the back of a yard in Brazier street, Eaglehawk. The pestle and mortar, known as a dolly, he had had for 12 or l8 months, and bought it for powdering carbide for his bicycle lamp. He did not know until a few weeks ago that he had to register the dolly. The Bench fined him ?10, with ?2/12/ costs. The charge of having gold in his possession was adjourned until October 4.
    1915 - Percival John Hillbrick working in Boulder
    1915 - Percival John Hillbrick working in Boulder
    GREAT BOULDER FATALITY. (1915, September 28). Kalgoorlie Western Argus (WA : 1896 - 1916), p. 33. Retrieved June 8, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article33596907

    Percival John was working in Boulder in 1915 at the Great Boulder Mine. The article tells that Percival was a witness to a death at the mine and his testimony at the inquest.
    In addition refer to death notice attached to Gustav Wilhelm Hillbrick dated 10th August 1915 which was put in the "Kalgoorlie Western Argus" by Percival and shows his address as 8 North Terrace Boulder.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Australian BMD (Reliability: 3).
      Registration number:14057

    2. [S4] Find My Past, (http://www.findmypast.co.uk), http://www.findmypast.co.uk (Reliability: 2), 4 Feb 2015.
      Marriage
      Registration number: 3465/1871