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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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Hi Dave

Death Reg for Charles Henry BENSLEY (under BENSELY)

BENSELY CHARLES HENRY 34 HENRY LOITERTON ELIZABETH CRKNLL NSW 1716 1903

1931 VIC Electoral Roll - Kooyong - Canterbury
BENSLEY Eveline Octavia, 27 Kenneally st, S.H, Salv. Army Officer

1931 VIC Electoral Roll - Kooyong - Canterbury
BENSLEY Eveline, 7 Kenneally st, S.A Officer

1914, 1919, 1924 Victoria (Batman - Fitzroy North) there is a
Eveline Afton BENSLEY, she is also a Salv. Army officer. Do you think this is the same woman.

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Hello crankypants,

Thank you very much. I'm not sure. I can't see another Eveline in my tree but I have no way with this database of finding spouses by inputting a name. I don't have Afton as a first, middle or family name.

Eveline went back to Victoria because she was born there I presume. Very few BENSLEYs lived in Victoria. A few were ministers and moved around a bit but the majority lived in NSW in the Camden, Crookwell, Goulburn, Braidwood area.

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Hello crankypants,

Percival Frederick MAYNARD b. ? d. ?

married 1899 Lithgow

Edith Susannah BENSLEY b. 1878 d. 1925 Parramatta

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Newton A McDONALD b. 1894 Bowral d. 1950 Bowral

married 19 Oct 1917 where Crookwell ? :confused:

Ruby Gladys Irene BENSLEY b. 1894 ? reg? d. 1976 Bowral

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Hello crankypants,

Well now :D

11018/1917 MACDONALD NEWTON CARTWRIGHT RUBY G I CROOKWELL

Her mother is Jane Fowler CARTWRIGHT who married on 10 Feb 1897 - three years after Ruby was born.

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Hi Dave

1903-1904 N.S.W Sands Directory
MAYNARD P. F. Villa st, Rockdale

1906-1917 N.S.W Sands Directory
MAYNARD P. F. Curtis rd, Bankstown

1918-1921 N.S.W Sands Directory
MAYNARD Mrs. P. F. Curtis rd, Bankstown

I wonder if he is the Percival K MAYNARD death 1916 Canterbury

1903 Electoral Roll – Lang – Kogarah
MAYNARD Edith Susanna, Villa-street, domestic duties
MAYNARD Percival Frederick, Villa-st, Burlington estate, painter
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1930 N.S.W Electoral Roll – Eden Monaro - Bowral
MACDONALD Newton, Victoria street, Bowral, grocer
MCDONALD Ruby Gladys Irene, Bong Bong street, Bowral, home duties

1936 N.S.W Electoral Roll – Eden Monaro - Bowral
MACDONALD Newton, Victoria street, Bowral, grocer
MCDONALD Ruby Gladys Irene, Bong Bong street, Bowral, home duties

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Hello crankypants,

Thank you very much. Yes, I had that one but I was not sure. Now with the Sands Directory entries I'd say he died in 1916. I did look for his birth using parents as listed in that death reg but have found nothing so far.


Mc in his birth and death and Mac in his marriage reg. It follows that both are in the ER. :D
At least it's not McISAACSON.

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Hello crankypants,

Eliza Mai MOORE b. 1908 d. ?

married 1930 Sydney

Frederick Douglas BENSLEY b. 1909 d. 1994

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Edward J McGHEE b. 1889 Parkes d. ?

married 1932 Newtown

Ella BENSLEY b. 1884 d. 1975

Please see what you can find.

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Hi Dave

1930 N.S.W Electoral Roll – Eden Monaro - Bowral
BENSLEY Eliza Maie, Victoria street, Home Duties
BENSLEY Douglas Frederick, Victoria street, carrier

1936 N.S.W Electoral Roll – Eden Monaro - Bowral
BENSLEY Douglas Frederick, Rose street, carrier
BENSLEY Eliza Maie, Victoria street, Home Duties

No luck finding Edward & Ella MCGHEE. Also searched under MCGEE, MACGEE, MACGHEE. Any suggestions:confused:

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Hello crankypants,

Thanks for looking. Frederick Douglas at birth and Douglas Frederick at death.

Re McGEE, I'm not sure but all I see in 1936 is an Ella in Lilley and an Edward Joseph in Dalley.

Oh, his mother is Alice M so he does have a service record:

Regimental number 10846
Religion Roman Catholic
Occupation Dental mechanic
Address Parkes, New South Wales
Marital status Single
Age at embarkation 27
Next of kin Mother, Mrs A M McGee, Dalton Street, Parkes, New South Wales
Enlistment date 14 September 1915
Rank on enlistment Staff Sergeant
Unit name Dental Details
AWM Embarkation Roll number 26/105/1
Embarkation details Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll Staff Sergeant
Fate Returned to Australia 20 May 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll) Army Medical Corps

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Hi Dave

These are the two you mentioned. Is Drussellia long version of Ella.???

1936 N.S.W Electoral Roll – Dalley - Marrickville
MCGEE Drussellia, 114 Silver street, home duties
MCGEE Edward Joseph, 114 Silver street, home duties

1936 QLD Electoral Roll – Lilley - Nundah
MCGEE Ella, “Alicton”, Sandgate rd, Virginia, home duties
MCGEE John, “Alicton”, Sandgate rd, Virginia, storekeeper

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Hello crankypants,

Sorry, neither look like the ones we want:

10621/1906 MCGEE EDWARD J HUXLEY DRUSSILLIA NEWCASTLE

No sign of a death in Ryerson for Edward so I'll move on.

Honora Elizabeth McGUIRK b. 1903 d. ?

married 1924 Crookwell

Wiliam Ewart BENSLEY b. 1900 d. 1962 Crookwell

Please see what you can find.

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Hi Dave

Indexed twice in 1930.

1930 N.S.W Electoral Roll – Werriwa - Crookwell
BENSLEY Honora Elizabeth, Richardson street, N. Crookwell, h. duties
BENSLEY William Ewart Gladstone, North Crookwell, farmer

1930 N.S.W Electoral Roll – Eden Monaro - Gunning
BENSLEY Honora Elizabeth, Grovenor street, Gunning, home duties
BENSLEY William Ewart Gladstone, Grovenor street, Gunning, labourer

1936 N.S.W Electoral Roll – Eden Monaro - Pomeroy
BENSLEY Honorah Elizabeth, Roslyn, home duties
BENSLEY William Ewart Gladstone, Roslyn, fettler

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Hello crankypants,

Thanks. His nickname was Jim. I can't find a death for Honora so I'll move on.

James J McGANN b. ? d. ?

married 1894 Hillston

Margaret Regan STORRIER b. 1869 Goulburn d. 1945

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John William MAUDE b. ? d. 1977 Oatley - parents Joseph & Eileen

MAUDE John William Death notice 24JUL1977 Death late of Oatley SMH 26JUL1977

married 1933 Rockdale

Gwendoline Caroline POWELL b. 1906 d. 1985 Hurstville

Please see what you can find.

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Hello crankypants,

Some of this fits and some does not:

If his parents are as per his death reg then these are their deaths probably:

10919/1939 MAUDE EILEEN MICHAEL JOHANNA HURSTVILLE
10595/1935 MAUDE JOSEPH JOSEPH ISOBELLA GOULBURN

and this looks like Joseph's brother's death:

2225/1936 MAUDE HENRY JOSEPH ISABELLA BALMAIN

and I found this as a private IGI:

Joseph MAUDE
Birth: 4 Sep 1860 Kirkby Moorside, Yorkshire, England
Death: 28 Mar 1935 Goulburn, NSW
Burial: 30 Mar 1935 Woronora Cemetery, Sutherland, NSW
Census: 1881 Aylsham, Norfolk, England ***
Spouse: Rebecca Longbottom
Marriage: 1885 , Yorkshire, England

This fits for his birth in 1860:

MAUDE Joseph 23 'Star of India' 1883 Sydney Reel 2142

but no sign of Rebecca on shipping list or death in NSW. Can't find the marriege in Australia to Eileen yet.

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Hello crankypants,

Oh - yes. Her parents are John William & Charlotte Elizabeth SMITH:

6373/1945 HAMILTON MARGARET REGAN JOHN CHARLOTTE WOOLLAHRA

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Hi Dave

Margaret never used her middle name REGAN so we have 19 Margaret HAMILTON'S in 1930 & 15 Margaret HAMILTON's in 1936, now process of elimination, which division would she have been living in.:confused:

1936 N.S.W Electoral Roll – Barton - Bexley
MAUDE Gwendoline Caroline, 22 Preddy’s road, home duties
MAUDE John William, 22 Preddy’s road, attendant

1930 N.S.W Electoral Roll – Barton – Bexley
MAUDE John William, 30 Short street, Carlton, fitter’s assistant
MAUDE Joseph Edward, 30 Short street, Carlton, engineer
MAUDE Arabella Browning, 30 Short street, Carlton, home duties
Also on same page
MAUDE Eileen, 37 Rawson avenue, Carlton, home duties
MAUDE Joseph, 37 Rawson avenue, Carlton, poultry-farmer
MAUDE Harold Peter, 37 Rawson avenue, West Kog. Salesman

1930 N.S.W Electoral Roll – Barton - Rockdale
POWELL Alfred, 6 Woodford road, Rockdale, mariner
POWELL Caroline Clara, 6 Woodford road, Rockdale, home duties
POWELL Gwendoline Caroline, 6 Woodford road, stenographer

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Hello crankypants,

The last child of James & Margaret was born in Hamilton, NSW in 1903. Possible death reg:

10094/1909 McGANN JAMES JAMES CATHERINE MOSMAN

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Hello crankypants,

Thank you very much.

I'd say a lost cause with too many Margaret and William HAMILTON even if we say the Division that includes Woollahra.

Gwendoline is with her parents in 1930.

It looks as though Joseph & Eileen are his parents so if Joseph did arrive alone he married in Australia somewhere and John William was born here. So what state? Not Qld. or NSW or WA.

Death of another sibling;
55/1942 MAUDE JOSEPH EDWARD JOSEPH EILEEN SYDNEY

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