Friends of Hastings Cemetery
Corbett Andrew Gibson, aged 65, died 24/1/1886 -
Corbett Andrew Gibson, son, aged 44, died 16/1/1895 in Brixton
Corbett Margaret Stewart, died March 1897 -
Corbett Mary Anne Stewart, wife, aged 92, died 06/01/1916 in Edinburgh
Corbett Janet Gibson, aged 82, died 22/12/1937 -
This is probably Andrew Gibson Corbett Senior, second son of the late Dr Lorimer Corbett, Gorbals, Glasgow and his wife Anne.
They were married on the 28th March 1850 -
They had three children, Andrew G CORBETT born 1850, Margaret S CORBETT 1852,Janet G CORBETT 1855.
The Corbett family were in Victoria by 1866. It is possible that he followed in the footsteps of a former partner of Thomas Corbett & Co., James Service.
Brighton, April 30 -
Andrew Gibson Corbett, formerly in Glasgow, now in Australia, ceased on the 30th day of April, 1865, to have any interest in the business of Corbett and Company, Tea Merchants, in Glasgow, of which he was previously sole partner ; and since then the business has been, and is still carried out by the subscriber, Charles Simson, under the same firm, for his own sole behoof. Thomas Corbett, Attorney for Andrew Gibson Corbett. Charles Simson. WM. BROWN, Clerk, 29, St. Vincent-
In Glasgow, February 1866: "Subject-
Andrew (Senior) invested in land in Victoria and in Queensland. He also engaged in various industries.-
GLASGOW COOKING DEPOT -
'Notwithstanding the cheapness of the fare, the gentleman who has made the speculation is making a fortune by it"
As my brother is the Gentleman alluded to, allow me to state, that the entire profits from the commencement have been devoted to charitable and philanthropic objects. For instance, £600 was lately presented to the Glasgow Working Men's Exhibltion. I received the enclosed statement by last mail, and send it, thinking it might be interesting to your readers.
I am, Sir, your obedient servant.
A. G. CORBETT. / Brighton, April 30. 1866
The Age (Melbourne, Vic. ) Sat 2 Aug 1873
Corbett v. the South Costerfield Gold and Antimony Company. — An action to recover £317 for goods sold and delivered
The plaintiff' is Andrew Gibson Corbett, merchant. In the earlier part of 1872 the defendant company was started, and upon the representation of certain of the directors machinery was supplied valued at the amount sued for, and which it had been arranged to pay one-
The money was not paid, nor was the bill met, as agreed upon. Tho defendants pleaded non-
The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.) Thu 14 Sep 1882
NOTICE is hereby given, that the PARTNERSHIP heretofore subsisting between the undersigned, Andrew Gibson Corbett, sen., and Andrew Gibson Corbett, jun , carrying on business as machinery merchants at Melbourne and Ballarat, has been this day DISSOLVED by mutual consent. The business will henceforth be carried on by the said Andrew Gibson Corbett, sen , only, under the style of " A. G. Corbett And Co." and he will receive and pay all debts due to and by the late firm.
Dated this lst day of September, 1882.
A. G. CORBETT. / A. G. CORBETT, Jun. / Witness-
And on behalf of his daughter -
ROMAN CATHOLIC INTOLERANCE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.
The Argus Monday 8 January 1877 p 7
evidently the lady referred to. She is at present on a visit to Warrnambool ……. [See p.3]
The Argus (Melbourne, Mon 21 Jun 1886
CORBETT.—On 21st April, at St. Leonards on Sea, England, Andrew Gibson Corbett, of Melbourne and Eden-
Advocate (Melbourne, Vic.) Sat 24 Jul 1886
Probate has been granted in the will of Andrew Gibson Corbett, £17,548
More litigation continued as his wife, Mary Anne, tried to gain title to land left to her in his will. [See page 3.}