Family of Ian & Cath Jeanneret

SHOOBRIDGE, Marcus Robert

Person Chart


Father Date of Birth Mother Date of Birth
SHOOBRIDGE, William Ebenezer 07 JAN 1846 MATHER, Ann Benson 05 FEB 1845


Partner Date of Birth Children
CLEMES, Isabella Mary 26 NOV 1873 SHOOBRIDGE, Margaret Ann
SHOOBRIDGE, David William

Person Events

Event Type Date Place Description
Birth 03 FEB 1876 'Valleyfield', New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
Marriage 27 APR 1910 Friends' Meeting House, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Place of Residence 1914 Bushy Park, Tasmania, Australia
Place of Residence 1919 Bushy Park, Tasmania, Australia
Religion Methodist- a leader and lay preacher
Death 09 MAY 1942 Hobart Tasmania Australia SHOOBRIDGE-On Saturday, May 9 1942. at Hobart, Marcus Robert, thirdson of the late W. E. and A. B. Shoobridge, aged 66 years, husband ofthe late Mary Shoobridge.
Cremation 11 MAY 1942 Cornelian Bay Cemetery, Cornelian Bay, Tasmania, Australia Ashes at Friends Area. Section B. Site 27. A TAMIOT entry that M RShoobridge was originally buried at Quakers Park in West Hobart isincorrect.
Burial 11 MAY 1942 Cremation SHOOBRIDGE.-Funeral of the late Mr Marcus Robert Shoobridge, of 31,Church Street, will arrive at Crema- torium Chapel, Cornelian Bay, onMonday (This Day), at 2.45 p.m.


Fact Description
Physical Description HOP KILN ACCIDENT. Mr. Marcus Shoobridge, of Bushy-park, met with apainful accident on Friday through getting his arm caught in somemachinery of a hop kiln, a piece of bone being taken off at the elbow, 1912, Hop Kiln Accident


Mr. Marcus Robert Shoobridge died suddenly at Hobart onSaturday at the age of 66 years. The third son of the lateMr. and Mrs. W. E. Shoobridge, he was born in the DerwentValley, and educated at The Friends' School, Hobart. For anumber of years he was engaged in the engineering trade inLaunceston and Melbourne. He visited the United Stales, wherehe was employed in dismantling the first hop-picking machine,which was brought to Tasmania and erected at Coniston, Mr. K.L. Shoobridge's property at Glenora.
Mr. Shoobridge spent some years as marine engineer withCurrie and Co. line of steamers. He served throughout theFirst World War. In later life he was engaged in the motorand oxy welding business. He was a keen member of theMasonic Lodge.
Mr. Shoobridge married Miss I. M. Clemes, who predeceasedhim. There are two children. Miss Margaret Shoobridge, dietitianat the Royal Hobart Hospital, and Mr. David Shoobridge, anofficer in the Forestry Department at Canberra.
At a service In the Swan St. Methodist Church last nightreference was made to the death of Mr. Shoobridge, who wasa member and leader of the church, as well as a laypreacher.
The funeral will arrive at the Crematorium Chapel. CornelianBay, at 2.45 p.m. today