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Henry & Mary Ellen BARRETT


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Marriage 1880 BARRETT Henry (b. ) - BENNETT Mary Ellen (b. ) Vic. #248

Looking for their deaths.


WA BMD - Barrett Henry Male Perth 1046 1918

The West Australian Wed 6 Nov 1918 - DEATHS
BARRETT.-On November 5, at Perth Hospital, Henry, beloved husband of Mary Ellen, 6 Hamilton-street, Subiaco, and late of Rochester (Victoria), and father of Henry and Walter, A.I.F. (returned), Herb (killed a Messines), Norman and Stan (on active service), Arthur (of Blackboy), Bert (of Loco Dept.), Mrs. F. E. Matthews and Mrs. W. F. Evans, of Subiaco; aged 67 years. A long and patient sufferer at rest. - buried Anglican Cemetery Karrakatta

WA BMD - Barrett Mary E Female Perth 2385 1941

The West Australian - Sat 15 Nov 1941 - Death
BARRETT.-On November 14. 1941. at Mt. Lawley, Mary Ellen Barrett, of 34 Guildford-road Mt. Lawey, widow of the late Henry Barrett and loving mother of Edith (Mrs. F. E. Matthews). Henry Arthur. Norman (England). Stanley (Nedlands), Elsie (Mrs, W. F.Evans (Cottesloe) and Albert. Herbert and Walter (deceased); aged 84 years. Sadly missed

BARRETT.--On November 14. 1941. at Mt. Lawley Mary Ellen. lovin a mother
of Harry, mother-In-law of Ethel and loving grandmother of Madge. Roma. Harry and Betty.

BARRETT.--On November 14. at Marylands Mary Ellen mother of Arthur. mother-in-law of Martha (Subiaco). grandma of Albert. Reese. Allen (Leederville), 5tanles (Fremantle). Ronald (Kalgoorlle), Norms. Olwen. Valrona, Yvonne (Sublaco); great-gandma of eight great-grandchildren.

BARRETT.-On November 14. 1941. at
Mt. Lawley, Mary Ellen, dearly beloved mother of Elsie (Mrs. W. F. Evans). mother-in-law of Bill and fond gandmother of Bill (R.A.N.). Lionel (R.A.N.). Owen (A.lP.) and Peg; aged 84 years. At rest.

on Findagrave
Name: Mrs Mary Ellen Barrett
Birth Date: 29 Jan 1857
Birth Place: Victoria, Australia
Death Date: 14 Nov 1941
Death Place: Perth, City of Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery and Crematorium
Burial or Cremation Place: Karrakatta, Nedlands City, Western Australia, Australia
Has Bio?: Y
Spouse: Henry Barrett
Children: Walter Thomas Barrett
Thanks Val.

No 1857 Reg.

BENNETT Mary Ellen EventBirth Father Richard Mather Mother Maria (Brown) Reg. year1858 Reg. no14354

May be veering off from what you need, but this may be worth a thought..

Thomas Bennett
Birth Place: Wyndham, Victoria
Registration Year: 1858
Place: Victoria
Parents = William Bennett & Elizabeth Purdue
Registration Number: 5399

thanks Geoff,
I'm not sure about William & Elizabeth being her parents as I couldn't find her birth with them... Dave's post seems more possible..
one of theirs too.. brother to Mary Ellen

Name: Alfred Bennett
Birth Date: Abt 1864
Birth Place: Sandhurst, Sandridge, Victoria
Registration Year: 1864
Registration Place: Victoria, Australia
Father: Richard Mather Bennett
Mother: Maria Brown
Registration Number: 24652

Name: Alf Bennett
Birth Year: abt 1865
Age: 59
Death Place: Victoria
Father's name: Richd Mather Bennett
Mother's name: Maria Brown
Registration Year: 1924
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration Number: 46
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going with Richard & Maria nee Brown

Name Richard Mather Bennett
Registration Year 1849
Registration Quarter Oct-Nov-Dec
Registration district Wigan
Parishes for this Registration District Wigan
Inferred County Lancashire
Volume 21
Page 676

Tree has arrived from Liverpool on ship "Bloomer"with wife Maria 27 yrs, bab Margaret 1 yr, b Wigan Lancs, a carpenter, age 32 yrs. Vic Assist & Unassited Passenger list.

Richard Bennett
Estimated Birth Year abt 1822
Age 32
Arrival Date 21 Nov 1854
Arrival Port Portland, Australia
Departure Port Liverpool
Ship Bloomer
Nationality English and Welsh

The Argus Sat 28 Nov 1896 - DEATHS.
BENNETT —On the 27th November, suddenly, at her son's residence, Albert-street, Footscray, Maria Bennett, late of Bendigo, in her 70th year.

Name Maria Bennett
Birth Year abt 1826
Age 70
Death Place Footscray, Victoria
Father's Name Brown Saml
Mother's Name Mary Grounds
Registration Year 1896
Registration Place Victoria
Registration Number 13416

Richard & Maria's children:
Margaret b uk 1853 - 1914
Arthur 1857 - 1886
Mary Ellen 1858 - 1935 WA
Amelia/Lily/Lil 1860 - 1942
Samuel George 1862 - 1939
Alfred (Alf) 1864 - 1924 - married Annie Maria Crowe (1866 - 1964 ) 25 June 1889 Sandhurst

The Argus - Thur 3 Jan 1924 - Death
BENNETT.—On the 2nd January, 1924, at private hospital E. Prahran,Alfred, dearly loved husband of Annie, and loving father of Arthur George, aged 59 years. (West Australian papers please copy.)

Samuel George 1862 - 1939
The WA - Fri 13 Jan 1939 - http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/a...alia|||l-decade=193|||l-year=1939|||l-month=1
WA - 7 Feb 1939 - Deaths
BENNETT.-On January 26. 1939, at Perth, Samuel George. dearly loved brother of Lily Bennett, of Onslow-road. Sublaco. Sadly missed.
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Margaret b uk 1853 - 1914

Name: Margt Ball
Birth Year: abt 1853
Age: 61
Death Place: Footscray, Victoria
Father's name: Bennett Richd Mather
Mother's name: Maria Brown
Registration Year: 1914
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration Number: 1654

Name: Margaret Bennett
Spouse Name: Tom Ball
Marriage Place: Victoria
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration Year: 1879
Registration Number: 3567

The Age - Tue 30 Sept 1879 - Marriages
BALL - BENNETT - On 29 Aug at Fern Cottage, St Kilda, by Mr J.M. Yates, Evangelist, Tom eldest son of Thomas Ball Esq, late of Sandhurst to Margaret eldest daughter of R.M. Bennett Esq of Sandhurst . PS Sandhurst papers please copy

The Bendigo Independent Sat 21 Feb 1914 - Death
BALL - on the 17th February 1914 at her brother's residence (Alf) Melbourne, Maggie beloved wife of Tom Ball Bath Corner Bendigo, after a long and painful illness borne with Christian fortitude. Interred privately at Melbourne on 18th Feb.
Thanks Val.

I think someone did a calculation from age at death. The only birth reg in Vic. around that time for a Mary Ellen.

SAND = either
Sandhurst Now Bendigo
Sandridge Now Port Melbourne

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Sandhurst but aged 48

BENNETTS Richd EventDeath Father Thos Mother Isabella (Thomas) Reg. year1890 Reg. no4640

Richard Mather Bennett
Gender Male
Christening Date 01 Jul 1821
Christening Place Wigan, Lancashire, England
Birthplace Standishgate
Father's Name Robert Bennett
Mother's Name Ellen
Batch: C005593

Death for Richard.


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Alfred 1864 seems to be the last.

I can't see a death for Richard with father = Robert or mother = Ellen.

There seems to be no Richard Bennett the right age.
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