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the Australia, Electoral Rolls

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Ann Report 24 Apr 2013 10:38

Thank you Valerie,
II did find the info on John & Emma Withnell (parents) ,There is a book about them.
I will Try the "ask Librarian "
Ann E


Valerie Report 24 Apr 2013 06:26

a few more snippets...

John & Emma Withnell (parents)
Robert Harding DeWitt Withnell b 1/6/1864 -lst white child b North West.

Robert Harding Withnell m Daisy Ethel Stanbridge 1896 Roebourne
Algernon John Withnell b 1899 at Clackline
ALICK Withnell b 1904 at Roebourne

(ALEX Withnell m 'Rhoda Emma' 1926)

Robert Harding Dewitt Withnell d 3/4/1948 age 83yrs (grave 'grantee' Daisy Ethel Withnell)

Daisy Ethel Withnell d 1953 at Perth.....grave No362 'grantee Eric Harding Withnell'

Robert Harding Withnell (Jnr?) m Marjorie May McLeod 1962
(edit: -'google' shows his father William John Withnell)

The 'West Australian State Library' (on-line) has an 'Ask a Librarian' service ...they will check electoral rolls -past & present.

Valerie (WAus)


Ann Report 23 Apr 2013 23:02

Hi Marie
Alex Withnell Born 05 Feb 1904 Roebourne, S of Harding & Daisy Wiithnell
He Married Rhoda Ema Smith 2 Dec 1926 Methodist Church. South Perth
ALEX was in the Australian Army WW2
Rhoda Emma Born , 1907 London, D of Joseph William Alexander Smith & Kate Elizabeth Taylor,
The family Departure 24 Dec 1912 Port of London, England for Fremantle, Australia on the Ajana

Rhoda died 27 Jun 1987 Suburb Doubleview ,
I can only find the birth of 2 childern, Eric Harding 1927 & Lawrence A, 1929 both Perth, from the newspsper report on the death of Rhoda's Mother
"SMITH.-On September 17,1945, at 43 Milson Street South Perth.Kate Elzsabeth Smlth, beloved mother of Rhoda and Alex. loving Granny of Eric, Lawrence. John and Bob"
there are two other reports on the family naming the above 4 children.
I also cant find Alex death.
Ann E


MarieCeleste Report 23 Apr 2013 13:06

Hello Ann, when/where were Alex & Rhoda born?


Ann Report 23 Apr 2013 11:26

Thank you very much Gail,
That is interesting, so only one son at home.
Ann E


Gai Report 23 Apr 2013 11:00

1954 voters list

Name: Alex Withnell
Gender: Male
Electoral Year: 1954
State: Western Australia
District: Moore
Subdistrict: Balcatta

82 Dover Road, Scarborough
living at the same address is Eric Harding Withnell and Rhoda Emma Withnell


Gai Report 23 Apr 2013 10:56

Alex in 1949

Name: Alex Withnell
Gender: Male
Electoral Year: 1949
State: Western Australia
District: Swan
Subdistrict: Victoria Park
Occupation. carpenter
24 Cardiff St
Living at the same address is Eric Harding Withnell, Rhoda Emma Withnell



Ann Report 23 Apr 2013 09:36

Thank you Tony,
That was the home of his in laws, the SMITH family.
I have his marriage & he was in WW2, I see in some newspaper reports [Trove] that suggest that they had 4 sons, I can only find Eric b 1927 & Lawrence 1929 John, Robert I cant find ! can any one help.
Please is it possible to find Alex & Rhoda in later Electoral Rolls, I found Rhoda's burial but haven't found Alex, any help will be much appreciated .
Ann E


TonyOz Report 23 Apr 2013 02:40

Hi Ann.

Name: Alex Withnell
Gender: Male
Electoral Year: 1936
State: Western Australia
District: Swan
Subdistrict: Canning
Occupation Labourer
12 Teddington Rd Victoria Park
Living at same address.. Rhoda Emma Withnell

Tony ( Victoria )


Ann Report 23 Apr 2013 02:14

Please is it possible for someone to look up the Australia, Electoral Rolls for Alex Withnell in Perth WA about 1936.

Thank you,
Ann E