Emanuel Gordon CULPIN

Emanuel Gordon CULPIN

Male 1901 - 1947  (46 years)

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  • Name Emanuel Gordon CULPIN 
    Born 1901  Gordon, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 09 Aug 1947  Gordon, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3



      Yesterday (Sunday) afternoon a collision occurred betwen a motor car and a tramcar at the corner of Oxide and Thomas streets, which resulted in more or less serious injuries being received by some of the occupants of the motor car.

      Mr. C. Andrewartha was driving the motor car, and he was accompanied by Messrs. James and Gordon Culpin, A
      Anderson, Boy Richards, K. Trengive, K. Farquhar, and another whose name was not given. The motor car was being driven at a smart pace along Oxide street on the tram track, according to the statements of eye-witnesses. A building at the corner of Thomas and Oxide-streets obstructs the view of per sons negotiating the turn there, and Mr. Andrewartha did not, it is assert ed; notice that a tram car which was on its journey to Argent-street, was at the time standing in Thomas-street to allow passengers to alight or be taken on. Mr. Andrewartha made an effort to avoid a collision, but the back portion of the motor car tilted and made contact with the tram car .

      The right hand side of the motor car hit the right hand side of the tram car with disastrous results to the motor and its occupants. Mr. James Culpin was thrown heavily to the roadside, and was attended by Dr. Dobbyn for slight concussion of the brain. He was later removed to thle Hospital, but had so far recovered as to be able to leave that institution last night. Mr. Andrewartha was cut about the face, but the other occupants of the motor car escaped with a shaking.

      The motor car was almost cut in halves as tho result of the collision, and was almost irreparably damaged. [3]


      Before Mr. H. Giles Shaw, S.M., m the Police Court to-day, Lieutenants Oliver Leopold Davey aiid Albert Leslie Grimm, area officer5, proceeded against the following senior cadets for breaches of the Defence Act:

      Gordon Emanuel Culpin, missed 10 parades, pleaded guilty; ordered into custody,for 20 days, with 3/ costs of
      court. [3]

      Emanuel Gordon Culpin, of Adelaide, motor body builder, appeared before Mr. H. M. Muirhead, S.M., on remand on Thursday, charged with having at

      Adelaide, on April 20. stolen 19 pencils, 10 boxes of powder, four powder puffs and other articles to the total value of 2 4/6, belonging to K. Reuben Ackarie.

      The Police Prosecutor (Mr. R. A. Len thall) said the complainant left the articles in a showcase in front of his shop in Gouger-street and they were removed. When the defendant was arrested by Detective-Sergeant Mc- Mahon and Detectives Gill and Fer- guson, he admitted that he had taken the articles from the ahowcase.

      The defendant pleaded guilty, and was ordered two months' imprisonment. [3]
    • A REMAND.

      Emanuel Gordon Culpin, of Adelaide, was remanded till Thursday next by Mr. E. M. Sabine, P.M., in the Adelaide Police court, on Saturday,

      Adelaide Police Court, on Saturday, on a charge of having stolen goods worth 2 4/6, the property of K. B. Ackarie, at Adelaide on or about April 20. Mr. B.A. Lenthall, Police Prosecutor, applied for the remand. The defendant was arrested by Detective- Sergeant McMahon and Detectives Ferguson and Gill. [3]

      Monday, 9th November. Before Messrs E. J. Davey and A. J. Carne, J.P's.

      Emanuel Gordon Culpin (a Victorian) was charged with being drunk on the 7th and was fined 10/ with 15/ costs in default seven days.

      He was also charged with wilful damage to Prime's billiard saloon. He was sentenced to two months imprisonment with hard labor. He was also charged with being an idle and disorderly person and was sen- tenced to one month in addition to the previous sentence (three months in all.) On a further charge of drunk- enness on Sunday night he was also fined 10/ with 15/ costs or seven days. Kenneth Edward Gebhardt was charged with being drunk on Satur day and was fined 20/ with 15/ costs

      in detauit 14 days, ne was further committed to the Adelaide Gaol for one month for being an idle and dis- orderly person in the fact that he had been thrice convicted of drunkenness within the preceeding 12 months. In connection with the damage to the billiard saloon M.C. Robinson stated that in consequence of a complaint he arrested Culpin and brought him before Prime. The lat- ter stated that Culpin during the afternoon of Saturday had asked him in the street for a loan of 2/ which he had refused. Culpin took the re- fusal in a very threatening manner and Prime then went into the saloon. At the moment George Lines, Ken Gebhardt and Culpin were in a trap in front of the saloon. They had a tin of good eggs in the trap. After Prime got in he saw an egg come through the window and as he looked out he saw Culpin throw another egg (he did not see who threw the first) , then a number of eggs were broken on the door but he did not know by whom. He went to the door and saw the three driving away in a trap and subsequently made the complaint to M.C. Robinson. [3]
    • Gaol For Begging Alms

      William Allan Norrie, unemployed, of King William road, Hyde Park, was sent to gaol for six weeks, and Emanuel Gordon Culpin, laborer, of Robert street city, for 28 days by Mr. Muirhead. P.M in the Adelaide Police Court yesterday. They each pleaded guilty to a charge of having begged alms in Gouger street, city. on Wednesday. Police Prosecutor Crafter said that Norrie had 63 previous convictions, and Culpin five. Edward Jamps Edwards, laborer, of Whit more square, city, who admitted 38 previous convictions. was also ordered six weeks' imprisonment for having earlier that day begsred alms in r.n outhouse at the Metropolitan Hotel. Grote street, city. , [3]
    • COURT. No. 983 of 1944.-Between ELSIE EDNA EILEEN CULPIN. Plaintiff, and GORDON EMANUEL CULPIN. Defendant. To GORDON EMANUEL CULPIN.-Notice is hereby given to Gordon Emanuel Culpin, whose last-known address was at Wright street. Adelaide. In the State of South Aus- tralia, that a writ has been issued in the Supreme Court of South Australia in an action in which his wife, Elsie Edna Eileen Culpin, claims an order for divorce on the ground of his desertion, and in such action his wife intends to ask for an order for maintenance, and if Gordon Emanuel Culpin desires to be heard in opposition to the claim for any of such orders, he must FILE an APPEARANCE in the office of the Master of the Supreme Court of South Australia within thirty days of the pub- lication of this advertisement, otherwise orders may be made against him in his ab- sence. M. W. BEDNALL. Eagle Chambers, 7 Pirie street. Adelaide, solicitor for the plaintiff. [3]
    • Man Gaoled For Begging Alms

      On a charge of having begged alms in Argent Street yesterday, a 46-year-old laborer was sentenced to three days' imprisonment by Mr. A. R. Raschke, deputy S.M., in the Police Court this morning.

      Defendant was Emanuel Culpin, who was also charged with having been found drunk. He pleaded guilty.

      Eveidence was given by Detective -Constable C. Brayshaw, who said he saw defendant approach several men in Argent Street about 1 p.m. yesterday. Defendant spoke to witness and said, "Give me a bob."

      Sergt. Dennett said defendant had been convicted of a similar offence in South Australia.

      In answer to the magistrate, defendant said he was trying to get- back some of the money he had lent people from time to time. [3]
    • Man Unlawfully In House Gaoled

      For 3 Months

      A MAN charged in the Police Court today with having

      entered a house in South Broken Hill, was sen- tenced to three months' hard labor by the acting stipen- diary magistrate (Mr. A. R. Raschke).

      Emmanuel Gordon Culpin appeared on a charge of having been found in the house of Walter William Hanson, of 307 Hebbart Street, on July 5, for the purpose of stealing.

      Constable C. Brayshaw said that about 3 p.m. on July 5 de-

      fendant went to the house of William Hanson, of Hebbart St. In . the absence of the occupiers he went to the rear of the house.

      Mr. Hanson from the other side of the road saw him go there.

      When defendant entered the house he followed him in and found him at the dressing table in the bedroom "opening drawers and examining articles. Some articles were on top of the dress- ing table.

      Three watches and a quantity of jewellery were in the drawers.

      Mr. Hansom spoke to defen- dant, who appealed to him to let him go as he was an "old digger." After a short scuffle defendant


      The following day defendant said he was in the house looking for a case of scissors sharpeners which he had lost in South Broken Hill a few days before. Nothing was- missing from the house.

      The defendant on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday had gone to different houses near the All Nations Hotel asking if he could sharpen scissors.

      A complaint against defendant had been received from a woman

      in a house in Oxide Street, where defendant asked for money.

      Defendant was sentenced to three days' imprisonment earlier this year for begging alms. He had been previously convicted in Adelaide and elsewhere.

      In a statement the defendant said he put it all down to drink. If he were given a chance he would willingly sign the pledge.

      Mr. Raschke imposed a sen- tence of three months' imprison- ment with hard labor. [3]
    • Emmanuel Culpin, 50, of Paisley st,
      Sunbury, who was struck by a car at the coiner of Little Bourke and Russell sts, city, on Friday night, died on Saturday at St Vincent's Hospital. [3]
    • Died in Accident
      Advice was received in Broken Hill yesterday that Gordon Culpin, a former resident, had died in Melbourne following a motor accident. Only meagre details have been received by relatives who have lived here for some years. [3]
    • Deaths: Culpin
      On August 9 in Melbourne, result of accident, Gordon E (ex AIF World War 2) beloved son of Catherine and the late George, of Ballarat, loving brother of George (Ballarat), Mary (Mrs Donovan, Broken Hill), William and Nicholas (Broken Hill), John (dec, ex AIF WW1) and James (Port Pirie). Aged 46 years. Resting. [3]
    Person ID I12683  Freeman-Culpin
    Last Modified 28 Jan 2018 

    Father George Francis CULPIN,   b. 1863, Italian Gully, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1924, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Catherine BOND,   b. Abt 1865,   d. 25 Nov 1954, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Family ID F3906  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elsie Edna Eileen,   b. Abt 1902 
    Last Modified 6 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F3914  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S262] Australia, Birth Index 1788-1922, (www.ancestry.co.uk).

    2. [S260] Australia, Death Index 1787-1985, (www.ancestry.co.uk).

    3. [S282] Australia, Newspapers Online, (www.trove.nla.gov.au).