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Herbert Albert Owers

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Olive Jean

Olive Jean Report 28 Sep 2012 09:11

I wonder if you could help me please.
I am trying to find out when Herbert Albert Owers born Braintree Essex England 1909 ,Departed for Australia.??
From Olive Jean Bowler


Gins Report 28 Sep 2012 09:21


I cant see a shipping record as yet. Is this his marriage?

Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950
Name: Herbert A Owers
Spouse Name: Henrietta E Barnsley
Marriage Date: 1930
Marriage Place: New South Wales
Registration Place: St Peters, New South Wales
Registration Year: 1930
Registration Number: 900


Choccy Report 28 Sep 2012 09:34

Passenger lists leaving UK 1890-1960

Name: Herbert A OWERS
Date of departure: 27 October 1927
Port of departure: London
Destination port: Sydney
Destination country: Australia

Date of Birth: 1909 (calculated from age)
Age: 18
Marital Status:
Sex: Male
Occupation: Maltster
Passenger recorded on: Page 27 of 31


Official Number: 145596
Master's name: Captain John W Parker
Steamship Line: P. & O. Australia Via The Cape Service
Where bound: Australia
Square feet: 28135
Registered tonnage: 7928
Passengers on voyage: 911

UK address - 60 Church Street, Chipping Hill, Witham, Essex

Olive Jean

Olive Jean Report 28 Sep 2012 09:41

Hi.Thankyou for your reply I know who his father and mother was Charles Owers - Emma Kerlogue ,also that he went to Australia That's about all So I wondered if I could find the date he left for Australia it may help From Olive


Penny Report 28 Sep 2012 09:45

Looks like his parents married in 1894

Wonder who Martha is? Possibly his sister

Marriages Mar 1894 -

Green George Braintree 4a 685
Kerlogne Emma Braintree 4a 685
Kerlogue Emma Braintree 4a 685 <<<<<<<
Owers Charles Albert Braintree 4a 685 <<<<<
Owers Martha Ann Braintree 4a 685

Olive Jean

Olive Jean Report 28 Sep 2012 09:47

Hi Thankyou so much for finging the departure that is Herber Albert Owers 1909 as the home address is right I wonder if that marriage belonged to him ??from Olive

Olive Jean

Olive Jean Report 28 Sep 2012 09:51

Hi yes that is the Marriage for his Mother and Father Also they are on 1911census which are free at the moment Fom Olive :-)

Olive Jean

Olive Jean Report 28 Sep 2012 09:54

Hi Is there anyway we coul trace his movements in Australia Please From Olive

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 28 Sep 2012 10:00

Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980
Name: Herbert Albert Owers
Gender: Male
Electoral Year: 1930
State: New South Wales
District: Barton
Subdistrict: Kogarah North

(with Henrietta Eleanor)

Herbert Albert Owers Male 1936 New South Wales Eden Monaro Bega

Herbert Albert Owers Male 1937 New South Wales Lang Marrickville

Herbert Albert Owers Male 1943 New South Wales East Sydney Foveaux

Herbert Albert Owers Male 1949 New South Wales Barton Oatley

Herbert Albert Owers Male 1958 New South Wales Barton Oatley

Herbert Albert Owers Male 1980 New South Wales Robertson Woy Woy

Chris :)

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 28 Sep 2012 10:05

(Cherilyn on above link can usually help!)

Chris :)


Gins Report 28 Sep 2012 10:20

I imagine this is his wife?

Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922

Name: Henrietta E Barnsley
Birth Date: 1904
Father's Name: Robert Barnsley
Mother's Name: Ellen
Birth Place: New South Wales
Registration Year: 1904
Registration Place: Nentown, New South Wales
Registration Number: 14990

Olive Jean

Olive Jean Report 28 Sep 2012 10:22

Hii Chris On the Census You have given me is there any way of finding out who Herbert Albert was living with Do I have to click on the link you have given me and tak to Cherllyn Thankyou for your help from Olive

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 28 Sep 2012 10:27

Hello Olive, they are from Electoral Roll Index.

Yes, click on link, Cherilyn is currently offering!.

Chris :)

(if you give her the above link, that will give her your Info.)

Olive Jean

Olive Jean Report 28 Sep 2012 13:58

Hi Chris
I have contacted Cherilyn So I hope to hear from her soon,I will let you know

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 28 Sep 2012 15:05

Ok Olive, good luck!.

Chris :)

Olive Jean

Olive Jean Report 28 Sep 2012 15:52

Thanks Chris
Will let you know

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 29 Sep 2012 09:11

Hi everyone :)

Thought I'd post here so others can see it to save doubling efforts

I think this is his death, he lived to a lovely old age

Herbert Albert
Death notice
Death 11FEB2003
[aged] 93
at Wyong, late of Wyee, formerly of Meerschaum Vale
[newspaper] Northern Star (Lismore)
[edition] 12FEB2003

You can request a lookup from Ryerson if there are any volunteers for this newspaper - the last tab on this page:

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 29 Sep 2012 09:17

And a little bit of gossip too! :-D

The Sydney Morning Herald, Tuesday 17 September 1929
In this suit John Albert Isaiah Little petitioned for the dissolution of his marriage with Henrietta Eleanor Little (formerly Barnsley) on the ground of her adultery with one Bert Owers (who was joined as co-respondent), between April 9 and May 9, 1929, at Brighton-le-Sands and other places. The marriage took place on October 20, 1921, at Newtown, according to the rites of the Church of England. His Honor granted a decree nisi, returnable in six months, in favour of petitioner, for whom Mr. Basil E. Smith appeared. There was no appearance on behalf of respondent or co-respondent.


John was born in 1903 in Newtown NSW.

It seems she reverted to her maiden name for her 2nd marriage to Bert:

Henrietta was born in 1904 in Newtown, NSW to Robert & Ellen nee ABRAHAMS (reg 14990), one of at least 12 children (though a few died in infancy). I wonder if this is her death (back to her maiden name again!)

Funny enough Barnsley was my grt grandfather's name (originally from Shropshire)! :-) My grandmother, pictured on my post, was a Barnsley!

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 29 Sep 2012 09:32

Looks like Henrietta was known as Ettie...

The Sydney Morning Herald, Monday 15 December 1930
BARNSLEY.—December 12, 1930, at St. George District Hospital, Kogarah, Robert, beloved husband of Ellen Barnsley, and father of Louisa, Daisy, Mollie, Walter, Ettie, James, Doris, and Hilda, aged 63 years. By request, no flowers.

PS The eldest 3 girls were born before marriage to Ellen as ABRAHAMS but all 3 re-registered in 1915 as BARNSLEY.

۞ Cherilyn ۞

۞ Cherilyn ۞ Report 29 Sep 2012 09:37

The Sydney Morning Herald, Friday 17 July 1931
BARNSLEY-The Relatives and Friends of Mrs ELEANOR BARNSLEY, widow of the late Robert Barnsley and only sister of Joseph Abrahams are invited to attend her Funeral to leave her late residence 35 Amy street Erskineville THIS DAY at 115 p m for Erskineville station thence to Church of England Cemetery, Woronora.
T J ANDREWS, Funeral Director.
21 25 Enmore road Newtown.

Let me know if you are interested in more on the Barnsley side...I know you really were seeking his arrival but cannot see it sorry. (Oh just noticed Choccy found it already :-D)