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Vera NICHOLS

I've got the right death and the right siblings:

The Sydney Morning Herald - Saturday 20 July 1963 p.72
DEATHS
JOHNSTON, David Leslie.-July 18, 1963, of 52 Glebe Street, Glebe, dearly loved husband of Vera, loved father of Veronica, David and Leslie and fond brother of Eleanor and William, aged 56 years.


We might have to rely on tracing the children.

They may have looked apart in 1963 if David had died and Vera had moved to another property :rolleyes:
 
JOHNSTON Mervyn Leslie Death notice 22JUL1988 Death late of Maroubra Sydney Morning Herald 28JUL1988
 
Oh!

David Leslie Johnston
Electoral Year: 1963
State: New South Wales
District: bradfield
Subdistrict: Chatswood
[On his own. 183 Victoria Ave. Box maker]

There is a Vera May at 97 Ashley St.

Geoff

Who is with that Vera?
 
We need an age, unless you know he was a sibling of David Sr.

Don't know anything yet. Will look that one up in the SMH archive.

No age. Married to Gwen. Son of Alfred and brother of Edith.

Died after Nov 1984 so not in the BMD.


So that is curious that Mervyn and Gwen are living with a David Leslie.
 
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Death 933/1971 JOHNSON VERA MAY UNKNOWN UNKNOWN SYDNEY

JOHNSON Vera May Death notice 27JUN1971 Death late of Maroubra SMH 28JUN1971

... 813 Anzac Parade ... late William Edward JOHNSON ... mother of Bill (& Jean)


I can't find that marriage.

Still trying to find that marriage and that Vera's maiden name.
 
Mervyn Leslie Johnston
Spouse: Gwenyth Fewings
Marriage Date: 1941
Marriage Place: New South Wales
Registration Place: Sydney, New South Wales
Registration Year: 1941
Registration Number: 21234
 
JOHNSTON Vera May Death notice 14MAY1982 Death 74 at Brisbane, late of Surry Hills Sydney Morning Herald 18MAY1982


Death 14 May 1982/3455 Johnston Vera May - Harry Shepperd - Hellna -

Mother and mother-in-law of Veronica and Lionel Keyes (Sydney), David, Leslie and Denise (Brisbane) ...


RC burial which I didn't expect.


So married as NICHOLS but father is SHEPPERD ???
 
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JOHNSTON Vera May Death notice 14MAY1982 Death 74 at Brisbane, late of Surry Hills Sydney Morning Herald 18MAY1982


Death 14 May 1982/3455 Johnston Vera May - Harry Shepperd - Hellna -

Mother and mother-in-law of Veronica and Lionel Keyes (Sydney), David, Leslie and Denise (Brisbane) ...

Wow! Nice find...
 
Mervyn & Gwenyth were at 112 Paine St. in 1949, so David Jr. must have been staying with them in 1968, not other way round...

Mervyn son of Alfred and David senior son of William so I don't know that's David junior with Mervyn or not.
 
Making no progress with SHEPPERD/SHEPPHERD/SHEPHERD re marriage or deaths.


Marriage 9910/1925 NICHOLLS WILLIAM G - SHEPHERD VERA M - SYDNEY

I suggested 2nd marriage for one or both.


Can't find a birth for Vera or marriage or death of her parents.

Can't find a death for William or a divorce.
 
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Just getting to Shepherd now...

Before I do, this may be worth checking out, from a tree, not validated...

"Death
2007
26 Feb
Age: 88
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
JOHNSTON Gwenyth (Mardi) Death notice 26 FEB 2007 Death 88 at Canberra Hospital, late of Gordon, ACT, formerly of Maroubra, NSW Canberra Times 28 FEB 2007"
 
Only 2x William G

William Gordon Nicholls 1930 New South Wales Darling city

William Gourley Nicholls 1930 New South Wales Robertson city


William Gourley Nicholls
gender 1936 New South Wales Gwydir city
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William Gourley Nicholls
gender 1943 New South Wales Gwydir city
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William Gourley Nicholls
gender 1949 New South Wales Lawson city
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William Gourley Nicholls
gender 1954 New South Wales Lawson city
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William Gourley Nicholls
gender 1958 New South Wales Lawson city
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William Gourley Nicholls
gender 1963 New South Wales Lawson

Hmmmmmm.
 
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