Philip Coombes was born 1807 in Iwerne Minster, Dorset, England, United Kingdom to William Coombes (?-?) and Hannah Andrews (?-bef1849) and died 10 March 1870 Forbes River, New South Wales, Australia of inflamation of the stomach. He married Susannah Snook (1814-1907) 1837 in England, United Kingdom.

He arrived in Sydney, New South Wales on 2 September 1849 on the Victoria.


Offspring of Philip Coombes and Susannah Snook (1814-1907)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Henry Albert Coombes (c1838-1905)
James Coombes (1840-1927) 10 October 1840 St Peters, Dorset, England, United Kingdom 12 June 1927 "Fern Hill", Forbes River, New South Wales, Australia Rosanna Lennon (1842-1924)
Eliza Coombes (1842-?)
John Coombes (1844-1942) 24 May 1844 Shaftesbury, Dorset, England, United Kingdom 3 October 1942 Forbes River, New South Wales, Australia Sarah Jane Cameron (1859-1917)
Edward Coombes (1847-1900)
Harriett Louise Coombes (1848-1927) 15 September 1848 Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia 19 November 1927 Ellenborough, Hastings River, New South Wales, Australia George Hollis (1847-1905)
Martha Coombes (1851-bef1870)
Phillip Coombes (1853-?)
Charles Coombes (1853-c1917) 31 October 1853 Yarrowitch, New South Wales, Australia 22 July 1917 Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia Jane Wallis Kirkman (1863-1903)
William Coombes (1855-1928)

Footnotes (including sources)

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¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 5526/1870