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۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 13 Aug 2010 07:45

Sorry Kim, with a surname like Jones it is near impossible, as I'm sure you understand!

Sorry I can't help.



kim Report 13 Aug 2010 09:50

Ok thanks ,for your time. regards Kim


GenieAngel Report 13 Aug 2010 21:57

Hi Cherilyn,

Could you please look in Queensland for James Bennett father James mother Charlotte Edith Donaldson their marriage took place in 1882 so anytime after that for James birth. I know James Bennett Snr died in Queensland 1st July 1905 so anything else you can find for me on this family I will be ever so grateful.

Thank you

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 14 Aug 2010 10:56

Hi Liz

Is this their marriage in NSW?

The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday 7 April 1883
BENNETT--DONALDSON. --- March 14, at Glebe Presbyterian Church, Sydney, by the Rev. Andrew Gardiner, James, son of the late John Bennett, Ebenezer, Windsor. N. S W., to Charlotte, daughter of the late George Donaldson, Ballyboy, County Monaghan, Ireland. Home papers please copy.

They had 2 children in NSW:
Estelle L D in Glebe in 1885
Ivy A H in Newtown in 1887

No sign of James jnr's birth in NSW or Qld, sorry.


GenieAngel Report 14 Aug 2010 21:27

HI Cherilyn,

That is most definitely them. I had information that said there was a James, obviously not correct.
Thank you so much, very much appreciated.



Katie Report 14 Aug 2010 23:35

Hi Cherilyn,

Can you find anything about the following family, they lived in Brisbane QLD:
Cyril Edward Skinner b1890 England
Mabel Florence Skinner b1888 England (his wife)
Beryl Elizabeth Skinner b18/07/1923 Brisbane

Cyril and Mabel married in England so it's just their deaths I'm after.
Any trace of a marriage, or death for Beryl?

Thanks for the offer,

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 16 Aug 2010 06:35

Hi Katie

Here is Bery's WWII enlistment - they were in Victoria:

SKINNER BERYL ELIZABETH : Service Number - VF397718 : Date of birth - 18 Jul 1923 : Place of birth - BRISBANE QLD : Place of enlistment - MELBOURNE VIC : Next of Kin - SKINNER CYRIL

Her father's death & death notice:

Surname: SKINNER
Given Names: Cyril Edw
Father: Chas Edw
Mother: Frances Eliz PHILLIPS
Death Place: GLONG
Age: 61
Year: 1952
Reg Number: 18850
Event: D

The Argus, Friday 13 June 1952
SKINNER-On June 12 at private hospital, Geelong, Cyril Edward (Ted), dearly beloved husband of Mabel Florence, of Bella Vista, Ocean Grove, and loved father of Betty (Mrs N. Larmour), aged 61 years.

From here, found her enagement & marriage notice (assume they met during the war):

The Argus, Friday 21 July 1944
SKINNER-LARMOUR. - Beryl Elizabeth (A.W.A.S.), only child of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Skinner, Noble Park, to Norman Henry Larmour (A.I.F., returned), second son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Larmour. Erindale, Berrybank.

The Argus, Monday 24 June 1946
LARMOUR-SKINNER. —On June 22, at St. Peter's Church, Eastern Hill, Melbourne, Beryl Elizabeth (Betty), only child of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Skinner, Moonee Ponds, to Norman Henry, second son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Larmour, Berrybank, Vic.

His death:

Surname: LARMOUR
Given Names: Norman Henry
Father: Robert
Mother: Marion [nee SPIERS]
Death Place: BENA [Benalla]
Age: 71
Year: 1980
Reg Number: 06580
Event: D

His enlistment:

LARMOUR NORMAN HENRY : Service Number - VX4983 : Date of birth - 24 Dec 1909 : Place of birth - CHARLTON VIC : Place of enlistment - BALLARAT VIC : Next of Kin - LARMOUR ROBERT

more to follow...

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 16 Aug 2010 06:46

This may be Betty's death/memorial:

Cemetery Springvale Botanical Cemetery
Given Names BETTY
Date of Service 09/07/1990
Date of Death 03/07/1990
Age 66
Location Details Book Of Remembrance - August Day of Month: 3


Her parents are at same cemetery:
Springvale Botanical Cemetery
Dodonaea - Rose Tree Garden N11 Bed 4 Rose 5
CREMATION 06/12/1965
Springvale Botanical Cemetery
Dodonaea - Rose Tree Garden N11 Bed 4 Rose 5
CREMATION 13/06/1952

No matching death reg for Mabel in Vic - possible in Corowa, NSW -father Wm?

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 16 Aug 2010 11:21


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۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 22 Aug 2010 10:30


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۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 23 Aug 2010 06:50


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۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 26 Aug 2010 09:23



BatMansDaughter Report 26 Aug 2010 10:24

Hi Cherilyn,

I wonder if I could be cheeky and ask you to look at a thread for me, it isn't my thread but 1 I've been trying to help out on for a lady called Eileen. I have directed her to your thread but she may not understand how to get to you.

I can't see William leaving the UK so I wondered what you maybe able to find on him.

Many thanks, Dee xx


Eileen Report 29 Aug 2010 07:16

Hi Cherilyn I hope I am replying on the right post, I just want to thank you for all the help and info regarding the Lehuray-- McGrath- Broadbridge families,yes I will send for the marriage's of Elizabeth McGrath to William Broadbridge and William Lehuray,I did know about Thomas Phillip LeHuray he was Selinda Maude Lehuray's brother and l will look into the shipping records of the ship SURPRISE Alexandra LeHuray who married Anna McLean he could have been a brother of William and it is interesting about William James LeHuray that enlisted in 1916 I will check up on the once again thank you you all do a really great job regards Eileen


Eileen Report 31 Aug 2010 14:14

Hi Cherilyn thank you for all your help I have send for both of Elizabeth's marriage's should be interesting once again to all of you that help you are all great all the best Eileen


BatMansDaughter Report 2 Sep 2010 20:19

A nudge for Tawny.

Thanks Cherilyn for helping me the other day on Eileens thread. XX

Dee x


Tawny Report 2 Sep 2010 20:38

Hi Cherilyn

I was wondering if you might be able to help me find Leonard John Waller who was born in Tring, Hertfordshire in 1897.

He was known as John to his family and left London on November 7th 1922 on a ship bound for Australia using the name John L. Waller.

BatMansDaughter very kindly found two records for Leonard John Waller. The first was a marriage which only said 1917-1927 South Australia with no details given on spouce. The other record was a death dated 2nd July 1938 South Australia.

BatMansDaughter suggested you may be able to help me by finding more details on one or both records.


۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 3 Sep 2010 04:43

Hi Tawny

I am wondering if this marriage is actually for a different Leonard John WALLER.

There is a WWI enlistment in this name, he was 19 in 1914, but was born in SA so marriage found there may be him.

WALLER Leonard John : Service Number - 249 : Place of Birth - Warooka SA : Place of Enlistment - Morphettville SA : Next of Kin - (Mother) WALLER Elizabeth

Bit of a coincidence I agree. Are you sure your John was born in UK?

The 1938 death notice in the Adelaide Advertiser says he was husband of Nancy (nee Comler) and father of Shirley, Margaret & John. Gives his name as Leonard John (Jack).

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 3 Sep 2010 04:54

The John L Waller b. c1898 who came to Oz in 1922 went to Melbourne. It appears he travelled alone.

No marriage or death found in Vic. Sorry :-(


Tawny Report 3 Sep 2010 07:59

Thank you for looking. Someone found me Leonard Johns christening record so I am positive he was born in the uk.