Henry Thomas Walker
3-Henry Thomas Walker was born on 26 Jul 1874 in Spring Rises, Exton and died on 12 Aug 1944 in Westbury, Tasmania at age 70.
Henry married Elizabeth Eveline Creedon, daughter of Thomas Creedon and Elizabeth Mary Scott. Elizabeth was born on 15 Nov 1885 in Westbury, Tasmania and died on 15 Nov 1934 at age 49.
Henry next married Vera Gibson. Vera was born on 13 Aug 1889 and died on 7 Mar 1977 at age 87.
Henry farmed at Wattle Grove, approximately halfway between Spring Rises and Exton. Ida, his sister kept house for him until his marriage. The younger children of Thomas and Rebecca lived there during the week to be closer to school.
Mary Badcock said how she loved going there to spend the weekend with Ida.
Later Henry married twice. Firstly to Evelyn Creedon , daughter of Thomas Creedon and Elizabeth Scott. Elizabeth was born on 15 Nov 1885 in Westbury and died on 15 Nov 1934 at age 49.
He then married Vera Gibson who was born on 13th August, 1889 and died 7th March, 1977; but he died childless.
He retired to Westbury, but drove every day to the farm. The farm later became part of Exton House Estate.
He appears to be the only member of the family to have attended race meetings. After a period of ill health, during which he was nursed by his sister Florence, Harry died at his home Roselawn, Westbury.