William Charles Apps was born 12 September 1885 in Breadalbane, New South Wales, Australia to Thomas Apps (1844-1911) and Ellen Butcher (1846-1896) and died 14 September 1954 in Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Amelia Osmond (1883-1968) 8 November 1905 in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Australia, the United Kingdom.


Offspring of William Charles Apps and Amelia Osmond (1883-1968)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Percy William Apps (1906-1954)
Walter Harold James Apps (1909-1998)
Austin George Apps (1912-1993)
Victor Wilson Apps (1918-1980)
Rita Helen Apps (1920-2003)



The death occurred at Queanbeyan yesterday of Mr. William Charles Apps, aged 71, a former well-known Goulburn and district resident.

He had been in failing health for about two years and had been in hospital for the past month.

Born at Breadalbane, the late Mr. Apps was known to many old residents in Goulburn and district, having conducted the hotel at Breadalbane and the Club Hotel, Goulburn, for some years.

Later he was attached to Parliament House staff, Canberra, and it was his pleasure to return to duty at the request of the authorities during the Queen's visit.

He is survived by his wife and three sons, Walter (Queanbeyan), Austin and Victor (Canberra), and a daughter, Rita (Brisbane).

A son, Percy, predeceased him six weeks ago.

The funeral will take place tomorrow.

Goulburn Evening Post, 15 September 1954, page 2 (Daily and Evening)

Namesakes of William Charles Apps (1885-1954)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
William Apps (1813-1901)Brede, East Sussex, England, United KingdomParkesbourne, New South Wales, AustraliaWilliam Barnes Apps (1784)Elizabeth Ellis (1786)Philadelphia Foots (1813-1874)+Sarah Butcher (1833-1889)
William Apps (1861-1941)Campbelltown, New South Wales, AustraliaGoulburn, New South Wales, AustraliaReuben Apps (1837-1898)Mary Elizabeth Foots (1837-1873)Olive Mary Hannah Crouch (1877-1926)
William Apps (1835-1911)Brede, East Sussex, England, United KingdomYoung, New South Wales, AustraliaWilliam Apps (1813-1901)Philadelphia Foots (1813-1874)Julia Butcher (1841-1913)
William Apps (1822-1870)Horsmonden, Kent, England, United KingdomMenangle, New South Wales, AustraliaJohn Apps (1798-1856)Ann Humphreys (1799-1865)Mary Davis (1828-1880)
William Apps (c1812-1886)Brookland, Kent, England, United KingdomCawdor, New South Wales, AustraliaMaria Brucker (c1814-1882)
William Charles Apps (1885-1954)Breadalbane, New South Wales, AustraliaQueanbeyan, New South Wales, AustraliaThomas Apps (1844-1911)Ellen Butcher (1846-1896)Amelia Osmond (1883-1968)

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