Henry Amy

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The late Mr Henry Amy, whose death took place at Victoria Point on 10 December, was born at St Saviour, Jersey, on 31 July 31 1841. Deceased was the son of the late Moreau Amy, clerk of court, Jersey. His mother, Lucrece, was a sister of the late Sir James Godfray, at one time ADC to Queen Victoria. Educated in France, the late Mr Amy was apprenticed to the mercantile marine at the age of 16 years.

Deciding to try his luck in Australia in 1866, he came to Australia and settled in Gympie, where he was located when the gold rush took place. He later went to Nanango. In 1878 he married Miss Mary Farraway, after coming to Brisbane. Later he managed a country store at Veresdale for nine years, and later went to live at Redland Bay, and took up his residence with his son, William, at Victoria Point. In addition to his son, deceased is survived by a daughter,Mrs H Trittruf, residing at Wamuran. The funeral took place to the Redland Bay cemetery.

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