|1898 in Eden, NSW.|
|Carey Downton (1861-1950)|
|Julia Ann Hartnell (1858-1943)|
Cecil was a merchant mariner from Eden, N.S.W., who sailed to the Americas and Europe.
State Library of NSW has the papers of CCD.
RHC has a story of a seagoing Downton who died when falling down a ship's hold (in Ontario?).
Cecil’s death devastated the Downton family.