Cudgegong Valley History Project

Rubina Maud FreeburnAge: 7818921970

Name
Rubina Maud Freeburn
Given names
Rubina Maud
Surname
Freeburn
Married name
Rubina Maud Leighton
Birth 1892 39

Death of a sisterSarah Alice Freeburn
1893 (Age 12 months)

Death of a motherJane Turvey
January 20, 1893 (Age 12 months)

Death of a brotherGeorge Thomas Freeburn
March 15, 1916 (Age 24)

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Military Funeral

THE LATE PTE. FREEBURN.

The second military funeral since the establishment of the Bathurst Military Camp took place to the Church of England portion of the Bathurst General Cemetery yester-day morning. The burial was of the body of the late Private George Free-

burn, who died at the Bathurst Hospital at midday on Wednesday, after being only a short period in Camp, and a few days in the hospital suffering from pneumonia. The funeral left Mr. W. Boyds funeral parlor at 11 a.m, and was headed by therecently-formed Camp Band.

The company of which Private Freeburn was a member was in attendance, being in charge of Lieuts. Armstrong and Nelson. The band, which was in charge of Drum-Major J. Regan and Bandmaster Hunter, played the 'Dead March' in Saul throughout theroute in a devotional manner. The chief mourners at the graveside were two brothers and a sister (Mrs. John Mumford) of the deceased. The brothers had journeyed from Rylstone to attend the funeral. Services were held prior to the funeral and atthe graveside, and were conducted by Rev. Canon Forster, assisted by Rev. D. Creighton. The pall and coffin bearers were members of the deceased's company. A firing party, under Reg. S.M. Purcell, fired the last salute, and the Last Post wassounded. There was a large attendance of citizens the graveside, where the service was most impressive. Private Freeburn sacrificed a splendid farm at Wagga in order to join the colors. (National Advocate Friday 17 March 1916, p. 2)

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RYLSTONE SOLDIER'S DEATH

Private George Freeburn died at Bathurst District Hospital last Wednesday night. Deceased enlisted at Rylstone a few days ago, and entered camp with a heavy cold, from which he developed pneumonia. He was 38 years of age, and was un-married. Thebody was buried with full military honors, the cortege being headed by the newly-formed camp band. The "Last Post" was sounded at the graveside by deceased's late comrades. The chief mourners at the graveside were two brothers and a sister (Mrs.John Mumford) of the deceased. The brothers had journeyed from Rylstone to attend the funeral. Services were held prior to the funeral and at the graveside, and were conducted by Rev. Canon Forster, assisted by Rev. D. Creighton. The pall andcoffin bearers were members of the deceased's company. Private Free-burn sacrificed a splendid farm at Wagga in order to join the colors. (Mudgee Guardian and North Western Representative Monday 20 March 1916, p. 2).

Death of a sisterMargaret Ann Freeburn
July 10, 1929 (Age 37)
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Obituary MRS ATCHESON. Mrs Atcheson, wife of Mr W. Atcheson, of Wilpinjing, Wollar, and formerly of the Rylstone district, died in the Mudgee Hospital on Wednesday morning, aged 49 years. De-ceased, who had been ailing for some time, was very highly esteemed, and her death came as a great shock to very many throughout this district. She is survived by a sorrowing husband, two sons, and three daughters, the youngest being eleven years of age. The funeral took place to the Church of England portion of the Mudgee cemetery on Wednesday aftermoon, the Rev. L. Walker officiating at the graveside. Mr J. C. Swords conducted the arrangements (Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative, Friday 12 July 1929, page 5)

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Return Thanks MR. W. H. ATCHESON and family, of Wilpinjong, Wollar, desire to tender their sincere thanks to all kind friends and relatives who sent them letters, cards, telegrams, wreaths, and other messages of sympathy, or in any other way tendered to them sympathy and kindness in their recent sad bereavement in the loss of their dear wife and mother (Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative, Friday 16 August 1929, page 4).

Death of a sisterMatilda Jane Freeburn
June 28, 1947 (Age 55)

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Mrs. Pickett An old and highly esteemed resident of the Lue district in the person of Mrs. Matilda Jane Pickett, died on Saturday last, aged 68 years. Her husband predeceased her by about 12 months. To the bereaved family of sons and daughters the sympathy of the whole district is extended. The funeral took place to the Methodist portion of the Lue cemetery this morning, the Rev. Mr. Conibear, of Rylstone, officiating Messrs. J. C. Swords & Son carried out the arrangements (Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative, Monday 30 June 1947, page 2).

Death of a brotherFrancis William Freeburn
1950 (Age 58)

Death of a brotherJohn James Freeburn
June 12, 1956 (Age 64)

Death of a husbandOsmond John Leighton
February 26, 1969 (Age 77)

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Obituary Osmond John Leighton The death occurred in the Concord Repatriation Hospital on February 26 of Mr. Osmond John Leighton aged 75. He was a former grazier, of Bylong. He is late of 54 Lewis Street, Mudgee. He is survived by his wife Rubina and children Allan, Glendon, James and Maxwell. His funeral left St. John's Church of England yesterday at 3 p.m. for interment in the Church of England portion of the Mudgee Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were by Eastaugh and Carroll. Mudgee Guardian Friday 28 February 1969, p. 7. Obituary Osmond John Leighton.

Burial of a husbandOsmond John Leighton
February 27, 1969 (Age 77)
Mudgee General Cemetery, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia
Latitude: S32.567945 Longitude: E149.617251

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Headstone reads: In Loving Memory of My dear husband & our father Osmond John Leighton Passed away 26th February 1969 Aged 75 years Rest in Peace 2201 Osmond J Leighton 6 ALH AIF

Death May 4, 1970 (Age 78)
Note: LEIGHTON, Rubina Maud. - May 4, 1970, at Mudgee Hospital, formerly of 54 Lewis Street, Mudgee, beloved wile at the late Osmond John Leighton. loved mother of Allan (Belmore). Glendon (Nymholda), and James (Penrith), aged 77 years (Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday, May 09, 1970, p. 124).
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Death Rubina Maud Leighton The death occurred at the Mudgee District Hospital on May 4, of Mrs. Rubina Maud Leighton, aged 77. Mrs. Leighton, formerly of Lewis Street, Mudgee, is survived by four sons - Allan, Glendon, James and Maxwell. Her funeral left St. John's Church of England, Mudgee, after a service, for interment in the Church of England portion of the Mudgee Cemetery. Eastaugh and Carroll had charge of arrangements. Mudgee Guardian Wednesday 13 May 1970, p. 7. Death notice Rubina Maud Leighton.

Burial May 13, 1970 (9 days after death)
Mudgee General Cemetery, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia
Latitude: S32.567945 Longitude: E149.617251

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Headstone reads: In loving memory of Our dear mother Rubina Maud Leighton Passed away 4th May 1970 Aged 77 years Rest in peace

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  1. Generation 1
    1. Rubina Maud Freeburn, daughter of Francis Freeburn and Jane Turvey, was born in 1892 and died on May 4, 1970 in Mudgee District Hospital, Mudgee, New South Wales, Australia at the age of 78. She married Osmond John Leighton, son of David Leighton and Eva Emily Mead.

      Children of Rubina Maud Freeburn and Osmond John Leighton:

      1. James Austin Leighton (1989)
      2. Allan George Leighton (1984)
      3. Glendon Osmond Leighton (1977)
      4. Private
  2. Generation 2
    1. James Austin Leighton, son of Osmond John Leighton and Rubina Maud Freeburn. He died on July 9, 1989 in Singleton, New South Wales, Australia.

    2. Allan George Leighton, son of Osmond John Leighton and Rubina Maud Freeburn. He died in 1984.

    3. Glendon Osmond Leighton, son of Osmond John Leighton and Rubina Maud Freeburn. He died on December 16, 1977 in Grafton Hospital, Grafton, New South Wales, Australia.

Death

LEIGHTON, Rubina Maud. - May 4, 1970, at Mudgee Hospital, formerly of 54 Lewis Street, Mudgee, beloved wile at the late Osmond John Leighton. loved mother of Allan (Belmore). Glendon (Nymholda), and James (Penrith), aged 77 years (Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday, May 09, 1970, p. 124).

Death

Death Rubina Maud Leighton The death occurred at the Mudgee District Hospital on May 4, of Mrs. Rubina Maud Leighton, aged 77. Mrs. Leighton, formerly of Lewis Street, Mudgee, is survived by four sons - Allan, Glendon, James and Maxwell. Her funeral left St. John's Church of England, Mudgee, after a service, for interment in the Church of England portion of the Mudgee Cemetery. Eastaugh and Carroll had charge of arrangements. Mudgee Guardian Wednesday 13 May 1970, p. 7. Death notice Rubina Maud Leighton.

Burial

Headstone reads: In loving memory of Our dear mother Rubina Maud Leighton Passed away 4th May 1970 Aged 77 years Rest in peace