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Bessie COOK

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NZ Birth 1917/12097 Bishell Bessie Catherine May - Kate Raymond - Cecil Edward

The Sydney Morning Herald - Tue 16 Dec 1975 p.20
LEGAL NOTICES
After 14 days from the publication of this notice an application for probate of the Will dated 26 January 1946, of WILLIAM ERNEST COOK, late of Auburn, Clerk, deceased, will be made by Bessie Kathleen May Cook, Executrix named in the said Will. Creditors are required to send particulars of their claims upon his Estate to COLEMAN & GREIG, Solicitors, 9 George Street, Parramatta, 2150.

Looking for Bessie's death.

Thanks,

Dave
 
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is this her..

COOK Bessie Catherine Death notice 04APR1998 Death 75 late of Willoughby, formerly of Eastwood Sydney Morning Herald 07APR1998
 
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Don't think so Val.

1943 - 1974 living in Auburn.

However there is something odd. Bessie not with William after 1964.

1954, 1958 & 1964 NSW Electoral Roll - Blaxland - Auburn
COOK William Ernest, Laurelville, 32 Myall street, asbestos worker
COOK Bessie Kathleen May, Laurelville, 32 Myall st., home duties

1965 & 1966 NSW Electoral Roll - Blaxland - Auburn
COOK William Ernest, 62 Mona street, no occupation

1968 NSW Electoral Roll - Reid - Auburn
COOK William Ernest, 62 Mona street, no occupation

1974 NSW Electoral Roll - Reid - Auburn
COOK William Ernest junr, 62 Mona street, Aubn 2144, ----

William is junior but just odd that he uses it in 1974.


The Sydney Morning Herald - Wed 5 Nov 1975 p.52
DEATHS
COOK, William Ernest.-November 4, 1975, loved son of Esther May and William Ernest Cook, loved husband of Bessie Kathleen, ...

Dave
 
I'll look for that notice in SMH at the library on Wed.

Can't see a marriage in NSW that fits a Bessie Catherine.

Dave
 
is this her..

COOK Bessie Catherine Death notice 04APR1998 Death 75 late of Willoughby, formerly of Eastwood Sydney Morning Herald 07APR1998


The Sydney Morning Herald Tuesday 7 April 1998
COOK Bessie Catherine - April 4,
1998, late of Trentham Nursing
Home, Willoughby and formerly
of Richard Avenue, Eastwood,
dearly missed by all her family and
friends. Former Dixson Librarian
of the Mitchell Library.
Aged 75 years.
Remembered Always.
BESSIE's family and friends are
kindly invited to attend her
funeral service, to be held in the
North Chapel of the Northern
Suburbs Crematorium, Delhi
Road, North Ryde, tomorrow
(Wednesday, April 8, 1998),
commencing at 11 a.m.

Rupert
 
Thanks Rupert.

Does not seem to be the right one with location and occupation and age.

Dave
 
A Tree on A has Bessie died around 2007 Sydney, had a daughter Noeleen who married Bruce Robinson 1929 -2016 and they had a son Craig Robinson 1958 - 1958
 
Thanks Val.

Noeleen was one of two daughters who had married by 1975, the death of their father.

Around 2007, so might be hard to find in newspapers. No result searching SMH Tributes index.

Not RC Rookwood - burial or burial of ashes.

Not Woronora or ESMP or Macquarie Park.

Not Northern Suburbs. Here is the 1998 one.

http://www.heavenaddress.com/restingplace/northernsuburbsmemorialgardens/bessie-catherine-cook/48199

http://www.heavenaddress.com/restingplace

Can't find a burial or cremation.

Dave
 
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Spent the afternoon at the local library and while there looked for Bessie Kathleen May and did not find her anywhere with any surname in the electoral rolls in NSW.
 
From fiche not yet missing from State Library.

26 Feb 1990 NSW Electoral Roll - Gilmore
COOK Bessie Kathleen May, 12 John St, Basin View 2540
 
I can't see her in that name after 1963..

A few public trees have her using Kathleen May :rolleyes:

NSW E/R 1980
Kathaleen May Cook
Subdistrict: Nowra
District: Macarthur
[55 Walmer Ave., St Grges Bsn]

Geoff
 
Thanks Geoff.

Basin View is 25km south of Nowra on St Georges basin.


1964 NSW Electoral Roll - Blaxland - Auburn
COOK William Ernest, Laurelville, 32 Myall street, asbestos worker
COOK Bessie Kathleen May, Laurelville, 32 Myall st., home duties

1965 NSW Electoral Roll - Blaxland - Auburn
COOK William Ernest, 62 Mona street, no occupation


Dave
 
Esther May is William's mother.

Looks like they split up 1964 or 1965.

Until I found 1990 I had nothing after 1964 for Bessie.

Dave
 
Curious.

1968 NSW Electoral Roll - Macarthur - Nowra
COOK Kathleen May, Lot1 Walmer Ave, St. Georges Basin, home d.

1972 & 1977 NSW Electoral Roll - Macarthur - Nowra
COOK Kathleen May, Lot/1 Walmer Ave, St Grges Bsn 2540, hd

The Sydney Morning Herald - Tue 16 Dec 1975 p.20
LEGAL NOTICES
After 14 days from the publication of this notice an application for probate of the Will dated 26 January 1946, of WILLIAM ERNEST COOK, late of Auburn, Clerk, deceased, will be made by Bessie Kathleen May Cook, Executrix named in the said Will. Creditors are required to send particulars of their claims upon his Estate to COLEMAN & GREIG, Solicitors, 9 George Street, Parramatta, 2150.

Will dated 1946 and not updated after they split.
 
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