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Hello crankypants,

It's the miscellaneous "M"

Eveline Octavia MACKEY b. 1878 ? South Melb birth reg? d. 1962 Warr...?

Surname: BENSLEY
Given Names: Eveline Octavia
Father: Mackay David
Mother: Jane GRACIE
Death Place: WARR = Warragul, Warrnambool ??
Age: 83
Age Code:
Year: 1962
Reg Number: 9951
Event: D

married 1902 Perth

Charles Henry BENSLEY b. 1868 Crookwell d. 31 Oct 1903 Northam, WA ? no sign of a death reg.

He had an obituary appear in Bowral, NSW after 31 October 1903 as follows: "News has been received at Bowral of the death in Western Australia, after an illness lasting only a few days, of Adjutant Charles Bensley, eldest son of Mrs G Clayton, of Lithgow [his mother was Elizabeth LOITERTON - 2nd marriage to George CLAYTON], who for a number of years been actively engaged in Salvation Army work.

He was an officer highly esteemed, and was well known to many Bowral people. His marriage took place only about 9 months ago. The complaint which carried him off was inflamation of the bowels. We extend our sympathy to the bereaved relatives."

Please see what you can find.



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