Walter Perrett

Walter Perrett (1850-1931) and his wife Elizabeth Humphrey (1856-1922). This couple qualify for our ‘emmigrant’ series inside the back cover of this magazine, because Walter was born in Pewsey, Wiltshire and died in Camperdown, Australia. Elizabeth, born in Cottingham, Northants. also died in Camperdown.

Walter was the son of agricultural labourer George Walter Perrett (1824- 1903) and Mary Moon (1823-1862), ancestors of past and present members nos. 5,6,1069, 1070, 1109 and 1181. The family emigrated to Australia from Plymouth in 1853 in search of a better life ‘down under’.

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