The Cumberland Argus & Fruitgrowers – Thu 6 Aug 1936
FIRST ONE CANED
Carlingford Woman's Memories Golden jubilee celebrations at Carlingford District Rural School bring back a flood of memories to Mrs. Blanche Kells, of Carlingford. As little Blanche Mobbs, she was among the first to enter the then newly erected building in 1886. Mrs. Kells smiles a little as she recalls another memory. She is said to have been the first to be caned by the teacher, Mr. Gow, in the new school - for talking. Ten of her children have attended Carlingford School since those days, and she has grandchildren there now.
Same paper – Sat 6 Feb 1892
KELLS — MOBBS. — 27th January, 1892, at
All Saints' Church, Parramatta, by Rev. J. Done, Alfred John James, third son of Mr. James Kells, of Ryde, to Blanche, eighth daugher of Mr. James Mobbs, of Carlingford.
Same paper – Wed 15 Oct 1941
A resident of the district all her life, Mrs. Blanche Kells (65), died at her residence, Pennant Parade, Carlingford, on Monday. She leaves a large family. A son (Victor) was a well known cyclist and local champion many years ago. The funeral left the residence on Tuesday afternoon for the Church of England Cemetery, Carlingford. Arrangements were in the hands of Metcalfe and Morris Pty. Ltd., Parramatta.
SMH Tue 14 Oct 1941
KELLS.—October 13, 1941, at her residence, Pennant Parade, Carlingford, Blanche Kells, loved mother of Victor, Leslie, Leonard, Reginald, Clifton, Eileen, Vera, Basil, and Gwendoline, aged 65 years.
SMH – Fri 233 Sept 1938
KELLS.—September 22, 1938, at his residence, Pennant Parade, Carlingford, Alfred, dearly loved husband of Blanche Kells, aged 67 years.