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Robert Greenwood PROWSE

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Birth 1871 PROWSE William Frederick - Robert Greenwo[od] - Margaret HIGGINS b. Collingwood, Vic. #1603

Death 4527/1937 PROWSE ROBERT GREENWOOD ROBERT GREENWOOD 88 YRS YARRABIN MUDGEE * 11 Feb

Looking for the marriage to Margaret and her death and any other info prior to 1937.

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AMI:
Robert Greenwood Prouse
Spouse: Margret Higgins Mitchell
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration Year: 1870
Registration Number: 2235

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A tree points to this death, middle initial and father look to fit..

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Margaret H Prowse
Death Date: 1932
Death Place: New South Wales
Parents = William & Mary
Registration Year: 1932
Place: Redfern, NSW
Registration Number: 5716

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Not necessarily clear cut..

NSW E/R 1930
Margaret Prowse
Subdistrict: Wagga Wagga
District: Hume

Partial copy of the page for ID purposes..

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A few interesting names..

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Possible..

NSW E/R 1930
Robert Prowse
Subdistrict: Mudgee
District: Robertson
[On his own. Merindee Road, Yarrabin, Mudgee. Boot maker]

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NSW E/R 1913 Wagga Wagga - Wagga Wagga
Prowse James John, shop assistant
Prowse Margaret, dd
Travers Street

Maybe Margaret & James John are relatives. Haven't checked yet

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Thanks Geoff.

There is probably a connection between the two Prowse families in my tree.

Birth PROWSE ROBERT CHARLES 16942/1874 ROBERT GREENWOOD - MARGARET HIGGINS - PARRAMATTA

and others after that in different places of NSW.

Marriage 755/1908 PROWSE JAMES J - BURKE MARGARET - ADELONG

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So they were in NSW by 1891 at least..

Robert Greenwood Prowse
Age: 42
Event Place: Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
Event Type: Missing Person
Publication Date: 21 Oct 1891
Page #: 353

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Death for Margaret Higgins Prowse nee Higgins

The Daily Telegrapgh – Sat 21 May 1932

PROWSE – May 20 1932 at her residence 10 George street Waterloo, Margaret Prowse aged 82 years. And funeral notice mentioning family

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/246328247?searchTerm=prowse&searchLimits=l-state=New+South+Wales|||l-decade=193|||l-year=1932|||l-category=Family+Notices|||l-month=5


Daily Advertiser – Wagga – Wed 20 May 1936 – Mrs J J Prowse (Margaret)

The death occurred suddenly at her residence yesterday of Mrs Margaret Prowse of 16 Travers street Wagga at the age of 50 years……

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/144675534?searchTerm=prowse - burke&searchLimits=



Margaret’s mother – Johanna Burke – Tue 24 Oct 1933

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/135135909?searchTerm=prowse - burke&searchLimits=



John James Prowse & Margaret Burke marriage – Fri 31 Jan 1908

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/123563611?searchTerm=prowse%20-%20burke&searchLimits=l-decade=190|||l-year=1908|||l-state=New+South+Wales
 
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Going back to William Frederick Prowse b 1871 Vic – SMH Tue 25 Aug 1953



PROWSE – William Frederck Greenwood – August 23 1953 at his residence 288 Old South Head Road, Watson’s Bay, husband of the late Ruth Margaret Prowse and dear father of John, Elsie (Mrs Jackson), Robert, Fred, Grace (dec), Horrie and Norman – aged 83 years.



Ruby Wedding – SMH Wed 29 April 1936

PROWSE – BLAND – April 29 1896 at Redfern by Rev John Beckenham, William Frederick Greenwood to Ruth Margaret, present address 304 Old South road, Watson’s Bay.



Parents –

father Robert Greenwood Prowse b 1848 died 11 Feb 1937 – buried at Merrendee Cemetery Stuart Town Dubbo – findagrave – memorial 50220112



Mother Mary H Prowse 1932 reg no: 5716



Children – probably missing some – haven’t checked under PROUSE as yet



1871 – William Frederick – Vic - 1953

1874 – Robert Charles – NSW – died 1957 Orange – married 1925 at Orange Edna A M Boaden

1876 – Mary Ethel – NSW - ?

1877 – Eliza R – NSW – died 1877 Mudgee

1880 – Ernest Joseph – NSW – died Jan 1951 Sydney – married April 1911 Edith Florence Duncan

1882 – Victoria Maude – NSW – died Feb 1956 NSW – married 1909 NSW to George J Avis

1886 – Harold Horace Le Speke – NSW – died 1938 Redfern
 

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Thanks Val.

This looks to fit but I can't find the marriage.

PROWSE, ROBERT - GREENWOOD
GRO Reference: 1849 J Quarter in THE ISLINGTON DISTRICT Volume 03 Page 258
 

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Is there an error with father's name on the 1937 death reg for Robert aged 88?

1851
Event Place Islington, Middlesex, England
Registration District Islington
Residence Note Flowers Place
Page Number 52
Registration Number HO107
Piece/Folio 1501 / 480
Frederick Prowse Head M 43 Horsedown, Surrey
Eliza Prowse Wife F 43 Spitalfields, Middlesex
Eliza Prowse Daughter F 20 Warwick, Surrey
William R Prowse Son M 13 St Haves Southwark, Surrey
Sarah Prowse Daughter F 11 Ludworth,
Charles F Prowse Son M 9 Ludworth, Middlesex
Joseph G Prowse Son M 7 Ludworth, Middlesex
Emma Prowse Daughter F 5 Islington, Middlesex
Robert Prowse Son M 1 Islington, Middlesex
William Prowse Cousin M 55 St Olaves Southwark, Surrey
 

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Frederic Prowse
Spouse's Name Eliza Greenwood
Event Date 02 Jun 1829
Event Place St. Mary'S Church, Lambeth, Surrey, England
Marital Status Single
Spouse's Marital Status Single
Batch: M011910
GS Film 254609
 

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Robert is with family in 1861 and not with parents in 1871.

Robert not assisted to NSW 1861 - 1870.

Not Assisted to Vic.

Unassisted to Vic. but age does not fit.

Age 5 258 JUL - 8 B STAR OF INDIA 1866 PROWSE, ROBERT
 
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Still looking for Robert's arrival.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.) - Thu 2 Jun 1870 p.4
MARRIAGE.
PROWSE - MITCHELL.-On the 31st ult., at the residence of the bride, Charles-street, St. Kilda, by the Rev. A. Gosman, Robert Greenwood Prowse, Young-street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, to Maggie, second daughter of the late William Mitchell.
 

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1861
RG9 Piece 189 Folio 31 Page 24
Civil Parish: Clerkenwell
Eccl. parish: St James
County: Middlesex
Registration District: Clerkenwell
Sub-RD: St James
ED: 2
No of Schedule: 119
Address: 15 Hooper St
Frederick Prowse Head Mar 53 Shoe Maker St Johns Surrey
Eliza Prowse Wife Mar 53 Spitalfields Middlesex
Sarah Prowse Dau Unm 21 Mantle Maker Walworth Surrey
Charles Prowse Son Unm 19 Watch Jewel Hole Maker Walworth Surrey
Emma Prowse Dau 15 Arificial Florist Holloway Middlesex
Robert Prowse Son 11 Scholar Holloway Middlesex
Mary Greenwood Mother-in-Law Widow 81 Halstead Essex

Looking for Mary Greenwood's death.

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