• Important Update: Our New Email Domain

    Please note: We've updated our email domain to familyhistory.email. All our emails will be from this domain.

  • Do you love Genealogy? Why not write for us? we're looking for volunteers to write articles for Family history. Please contact us for further information.

1913 Electoral Roll - SHORTER & MAHOOD


Loyal Member
Staff member

Camperdown/Paddington/Roseville ??
MAHOOD William


Last edited:
1913 Mosman - Mosman West
Shorter Annie
Shorter Edith
Shorter Ernest William Harold. Clerk
Shorter Zella Annie
35 Shadier-street


EDIT: Annie and Zella Annie are in Petersham in 1903/4 with a Rose May.
SMH 23 May 1889
MAHOOD-ALLEN.-May 9, at St. Barnabas' Church, Sydney, by Rev. J. Barnier, William Mahood to Elin Allen.

A daughter of the above couple..
http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/169303768?searchTerm=elin mahood&searchLimits=

Marriage of daughter Elsie – SMH Tue 16 Jan 1940
HARDIE-MAHOOD.-January 16, 1915, at St. Philip's Church, Sydney, Alexander Forester Hardie, eldest son of John and Margaret Hardie, Roseville, to Elsie, eldest daughter of William and Elin Mahood, Roseville. Present address, 4 Milner Crescent, Wollstonecraft.

Elin Mahood nee Allen’s death SMH Mon 25 Aug 1919
MAHOOD.-August 23, 1919, at a private hospital Elin, beloved wife of William Mahood, Kanimbla. Gordon-road, Roseville.
MAHOOD.-August 23, Elin, the loved mother of Elsie Hardie and Pearl Irene Reid.

Her children:
MAHOOD ELSIE 2052/1890 WILLIAM – ELIN –SYDNEY – married Alexander F Hardie 1915 NSW - died 1978 NSW

MAHOOD PEARL Y I 13735/1893 WILLIAM – ELIN – GLEBE – married Frederick B Reid 1916 NSW - died 1971? NSW

MAHOOD ELIZABETH 36227/1895 WILLIAM – ELIN – REDFERN – married George F Frederick 1919 Manly – died 1980 NSW

MAHOOD EDITH T (should be J for Jane) 6811/1900 WILLIAM – ELIN – REDFERN – married Frank L Penfold 1922 – died 1966 St Leonards.

MAHOOD FLORA Elin 32097/1905 WILLIAM – ELIN – CAMPERDOWN – married Thomas Taylor Henery 1927 NSW – Divorced Jan 1933

William remarried 1922 Sydney to Hilda E Cox – Hilda Elsie nee Cox on William’s Will - Probate Gov Gazette Feb 28 1936.

SMH Wed 27 Sept 1922 – Marriage
MAHOOD-COX.-September 9, at St. James', King street, Sydney, by Ven. Archdeacon Martin, William Maliood, Chatswood to Hilda Elsie, younger daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nadir Cox, Artarmon.

Hilda on 1913 at Barton Rd a saleswoman with her parents Jane and Nadir Cox – Independent means – Longueville Gordon NSW – Hilda born 1886 Redfern to Nadir & Jane Cox.

Hilda’s death - MAHOOD HILDA ELSIE 8803/1974 NADIR GEORGE – JANE

William’s death 4 Oct 1935 - MAHOOD WILLIAM 20159/1935 WILLIAM - MARGARET A – CHATSWOOD – SMH 5 Oct 1935
Harold Frank Shorter married Annie Young 1873 Sydney NSW - Harold F died Jan 1913 St Leonards and Annie died 23 July 1915 Mosman NSW – both notices in SMH

Their children:

Zella Annie Shorter b 1874 NSW – Harold Frank Shorter & Annie – died 1933 Redfern, never married

Ernest W H Shorter b 1875 Redfern – died 1929 Chatswood NSW – married Rose M Larven 1902 NSW – she died 1903 – 2nd marriage 1905 Edith Mary Welch St Leonards

Frances Maude Shorter b 1876 Redfern – died 1877 Redfern

Hilda Marie Shorter b 1878 Redfern – married Thomas H Martyn 1901 Ashfield – died 1954 Burwood

Frances Eily Shorter b 1879 Redfern – died 1880 Glebe
Thanks Geoff.

Thanks Val.

MAHOOD William 17 'Belgravia' 1884 Sydney Reels 2142, 2495
S.S. 'Belgravia' arrived 2 May 1884
William 17 Ag Lab Cavan CofEng Yes

Cemetery: Gore Hill NSW
Surname: Mahood
Given Names: Helen
Age: 43
Gender: F
Portion: Con
Row: E
Plot: 30a

Transcript 106 'my wife mother 23 Aug 1919 48'

Card Index held by Willoughby City Library
Name: MAHOOD E. (Helen)
Residence: Paddington
Date of Death: 23/8/1919
Date of Burial: 25/8/1919 Age 48
Denomination: Congregational
Section/Plot: E 30a
Plot Owner:
Undertaker: W&C
Notes: Buried with W. Mahood

Note: Many records have no date of death so that column was often filled with the date of burial even though it may not be the right date. Most burials were carried out the following day.
Cemetery: Gore Hill NSW
Surname: Mahood
Given Names: William
Interred Date: 12 Oct 1935 [ashes]
Gender: M
Portion: Con
Row: E
Plot: 30a

Inscription 106 'father 4 Oct 1935 75'

Card Index
Name: MAHOOD William
Residence: 26 Bridge St Lane Cove
Date of Death: 4/10/1935
Date of Burial: 12/10/1935
Age: 75
Denomination: Congregational
Section/Plot: E 30a
Section Book:
Plot Owner:
Undertaker: friends
Notes: Ashes buried with E. Mahood
Path 17 AS-AV
Wesleyan Church Goulburn
Thomas Hammond Martyn Bachelor England Draper 26 William Martyn Anne Hammond Warehouseman
Alice Elizabeth Furner Spinster N. S. Wales Storekeeper's Daughter 23 Owen Furner Elizabeth Annabella Storrier Storekeeper
June 16th 1886 By me George Martin
Both signed
Witnesses: Chas. W. Furner, Amy O. Furner

The Sydney Morning Herald - Saturday 23 December 1899 p.1
MARTYN.-December 22, at Katoomba, Alice E. Martyn, the beloved wife of T. H. Martyn, of Sydney.

Wesleyan Cemetery Long Bay.
Page 51
Presbyterian Marriages solemnized in the Parish of St. Andrew's Sydney in the County of Cumberland in the Year 1836
No. 202
I, - do hereby declare that I am a Member of, or hold Communion with, the Church [signed] -
I, - do hereby declare that I am a Member of, or hold Communion with, the Church [signed] -
I, The Revd. John McGarvie, of Sydney, Minister of the St. Andrew's Ch. there, do hereby certify that William Edgar Shorter, Bachr., of Sydney, Shipmaster and Emma Zellah Ashton, Spinr., of Sydney, were joined together in Wedlock by me on the Twenty first day of March 1836, at Sydney, by Banns, in the presence of Peter Christopher Abbott, Helen Maria Ashton, Phebe Haymann, Phebe Tilney Haymann, Sophia Ashton
[signed] Wm. Edgar Shorter, Emma Zillah Ashton
[signed] J. McGarvie Minister
Australian Town and Country Journal - Saturday 6 March 1880 p.25

Illustrated Sydney News and New South Wales Agriculturalist and Grazier (NSW : 1872 - 1881) - Saturday 20 March 1880 p.4 & p.11
ANOTHER very old and well-known colonist-Captain William Edgar Shorter-who has for the last 25 years filled the responsible position of shipping master for the port of Sydney, has passed away from our midst. Captain Shorter arrived in this colony so far back as the year 1834. He was for many years master on board the old Parramatta steamers, Rapid, Kangaroo, Comet, and others, and only left that employment to enter the Government service. ...
VIC unassisted


1890-1895 NSW Sands Directory
MARTYN T. H. Stock and shareholder, Post Office chambers, 114a Pitt st. p.r., “The Glen” Allison rd, Randwick
Last edited:
Thanks Geoff.

Probably not the right Thomas. I can't see that he had a brother ? Edgar ??

RG11 Piece 1372 Folio 8 Page 9
Civil Parish: Finchley
County: Middlesex
Registration District: Barnet
Address: Rowland House Newcombe Rd
MARTIN William Head Widower 52 Wharehouseman Cornwall
MARTIN Thomas H Son Single 21 Wharehouseman London Middlesex
ROBERTS Jane Cousin Widow 68 Housekeeper Cornwall
William H ? Cousin Single 26 Coal Merchant 3 Men 3 Boys Cornwall
TURNER Ellen Servant Single 18 Servant (Dom) Hatfield Herefordshire

... Coming to Australia as a young man in 1884, ...

Yes and yes.

He died in Malaya while on a visit I presume to do with tin mining.

May be not too helpful yet..

Thomas H Martyn
b. London, England
Age: 59
Arrival: 24 Mar 1919
Port: San Francisco, California
Ship: Ventura
Departure: Sydney, Australia
Destination: New York City, New York, USA
Last Residence: Aust
[Image has Occ = Min. Eng. NoK = Mrs TH Martyn, 7 Raymond Road, Neutral Bay]

Also this..

Thomas H Martyn
b. c1859 England
Arrival: 23 Jul 1912
Port: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Ship Name: Marama
Departure: Sydney, Australia
Residence Country: Australia
Record Type: Manifests
[Image has Native English and neutral Bay]

Thanks Geoff.

No idea he travelled that much.

1576 MARTYN Hilda Marie, 7 Raymond-road, domestic duties
1577 MARTYN Thomas Hammond, 7 Raymond-road, sharebroker