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Harriet passed away at her home 23 Second St Gawler March 1932 and is interred at the Willaston Cemetery. The headstone has her name on it also Tom Creyghton her son, Charles Wood her son, Elsie her granddaughter aged 15yrs, (daughter of Annie Wood) and Alexander Creyghton her 2nd husband.
 
Harriet passed away at her home 23 Second St Gawler March 1932 and is interred at the Willaston Cemetery. The headstone has her name on it also Tom Creyghton her son, Charles Wood her son, Elsie her granddaughter aged 15yrs, (daughter of Annie Wood) and Alexander Creyghton her 2nd husband.
  
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Charles Wood was born in Northampton, Northamptonshire England. He was baptised 11/12/1875. His parents were Thomas (Charles) Wood and Hannah Mallard. Charles had three brothers that we know of , Thomas, Joseph and Frederick. Thomas also came to South Australia and lived in Adelaide and some time in Gawler.

Charles married Harried Wood at the Church of St Sepulchre, Northampton 29th September 1861 Bride and Groom were both of full age and their place of abode is listed as Mount Gardens, (which no longer exists). Charles occupation is Railway Porter. Harriet was born about 1840 in Northampton (daughter of Thomas Wood and mother unknown).

Charles and Harriet with son Charles arrive on the ‘Ocean Chief’ in 1864, (Mortlock Library advise they all came together and there may have been a second child or just a mark on very fragile faded records) Family thought that there was only Charles Jnr. Harriet and Charles had another five children in Gawler.

At the Bassett Town Railway Station (where he worked) on December 1875 Charles met his untimely death after collapsing at the age of 49 years. He had been having heart problems but had been back at work for about three months when he became unwell. He is buried in the Willaston Cemetery Section A Row M Plot 15. There is no headstone on the grave. Harriet at 35 years was left to bring up six children between the ages of two and thirteen years. She was known to be a gentle caring and hard working lady.

On the 21st June 1878 Harriet Wood and Alexander Creyghton. Both widowed were married at the Baptist Manse in Gawler. They had two sons, Tom Alexander Greyghton and Joseph Wood Creyghton.

Tom died at the age of 26 years and Joseph married Edith Paternoster.

Harriet passed away at her home 23 Second St Gawler March 1932 and is interred at the Willaston Cemetery. The headstone has her name on it also Tom Creyghton her son, Charles Wood her son, Elsie her granddaughter aged 15yrs, (daughter of Annie Wood) and Alexander Creyghton her 2nd husband.

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