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Bowraville Burials (1937-1945)

The following entries are listed according to the entry no. date of death - name (age) - date of burial - religion - Minister - cemetery - witnesses - cause of death - notes.  To search for the surname you are interested in use the Edit/Find function of your browser.

1937

1. July 24, 1937 - COX Henry John (76) - July 25, 1937 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  - J. P. Owens & T. G. Lamph

2. July 26, 1937 - CROW Jimmy Simms (55) - July 27, 1937 - Presbyterian - Rev. Garratt - Argents Hill - Sid Denham & A. H. Wallis

3. September 4, 1937 - USSHER John Joseph (66) - September 5, 1937 - Church of England - Rev. Hart - Bowraville -  - J. C. Tuck & R. M. Ussher

4. September 29, 1937 - COX Susan (76) - September 30, 1937 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  - J. P. Owen & J. Gilbert

5. October 13, 1937 - DORNAN Baby (0) - October 14, 1937 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan -  Bowraville -  - stillborn

6. October 15, 1937 - MCMAHON Mrs Hillie (58) - October 17, 1937 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  - Ewen Kennedy & Eugene McCarthy

7. November 16, 1937 - SCRIVENER Daphne Pearle (20) - November 17, 1937 - Pres. for Methodist - Rev. Harold Barratt - Argents Hill - W. Dorset Hodge & J. H. Crowe - drowned

8. November 22, 1937 - DONOVAN Agnes Jean (4/12) - November 23, 1937 - Roman Catholic -  Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  - Ivan Ballangary & J. Bryant - Aboriginal

9. November 28, 1937 - KELSEY James (63) - November 29, 1937 - Church of England - Rev. W. P. Hart - Methodist - Bowraville -  J. C. Tuck & W. G. A. Grace

10. November 29, 1937 - DOTTI Sam (75) - November 30, 1937 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  J. Flanders & J. Gillon, Aboriginal

1938 -

11. March 1, 1938 - MOTTLEY Rex Dale (7/12) - March 2, 1938 - Church of England - Rev. W. P. Hart Bowraville - J.C.Tuck & D.Smith

12. March 21, 1938 - MACKAY Ellen Maria (77) - March 22, 1938 - Church of England - Rev. W. P. Hart - Argents Hill - H. White & J. Crowe

13. May 20, 1938 - FARMER William Sydney (42) - May 21, 1938 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  A.W.Moran & J. Mc?

14. June 1, 1938 - GOODWIN Charles Alfred (66) - June 3, 1938 - Church of England - Rev. W. P. Hart - Bowraville -  G.A. Williams & St.Clair Gaddes

15. July 1, 1938 - DRYSDALE Catherine (71) - July 3, 1938 - Presbyterian - Rev. James Walton - Argents Hill - G.E.Barr & T.J. Boorer, Macksville

16. July 26, 1938 - MCLAUGHLIN John (87) - July 27, 1938 - Methodist - Elder Kelsey - Macksville - J.D. Hodge & B. Winslow

17. August 11, 1938 - GILLON Timothy (77) - August 13, 1938 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  W. Howle & Jim Gillon

18. October 8, 1938 - THURLING Frederick William (75) - October 9, 1938 - Church of England - Rev. W. P. Hart - Argents Hill - J.C. Tuck & L.L. Waters

19. October 30, 1938 - HALVERSON Agnes (27) - October 31, 1938 - Church of England - Rev. W. P. Hart - Bowraville - E.W. McKay & W.J. Coutler, died Dorrigo

20. November 1, 1938 - USHER FREDA (?) - November 3, 1938 - Presbyterian - Rev. J. Walton - Methodist - Bowraville -  T.K.Ussher & K.A.Coulter, died Charlemont Private Hospital, Potts Point

21. December 10, 1938 - ALLEN John (69) - December 11, 1938 - Roman Catholic - Father Cahlan - Bowraville, Aboriginal died Bellingen Hospital

1939

22. January 23, 1939 - McPhillips Agnes (64) - January 25, 1939 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville - W. Howle & W. Knight

23. January 29, 1939 - JOHNSON Charlotte (78) - January 31, 1939 - Church of England - Rev. Hart Bowraville -  D. Lyde & W. Ryan, of Missabotti

24. April 17, 1939 - WOODERSON Valda Betty (1yr 11 months) - April 18, 1939 - Latterday Saints - Elder Kelsey - Bowraville - B. Winslow & J. Edwards Burnt

25. June 15, 1939 - McDONALD Hugh (88) - June 16, 1939 - Presbyterian - Rev. John Walker - Bowraville -  John Crowe & J. McDonald

26. August 1, 1939 - USSHER Baby (4 days) - In sisters grave Bowraville -  Hugh and Ethel Ussher (parents) - actual date destroyed between July 16 Aug 20 1939

27. July 14, 1939 - GRANT Charles (32) - July 16, 1939 - Presbyterian - Rev. John Walker - Bowraville -  K. A. Coulter, Died in Sydney

28. August 19, 1939 - BROUGGY Patrick (70) - August 20, 1939 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  Lach Mackay J. Howle

29. September 16, 1939 - GORE Arthur Robert (51) - September 17, 1939 Latterday Saints W. E. Kelsey - Presbyterian - Bowraville -  C. R. Laird & R. T. Brown

30. September 20, 1939 - GILLON Kingsley Lewis (4 yrs 5 mths) - September 21, 1939 - Roman Catholic - Father McCarthy - Bowraville -  T. Johns & Stewart Lewis & Olive Gillon (parents)

31. December 3, 1939 - RAYMOND Colin (stillborn prem) - Church of England - Rev. W. P. Hart - #4 of Sect 9 Raymond Graves - A. W. Raymond & R. Raymond

32. December 25, 1939 - NESS William (93) - December 26, 1939 - Entrained at Urunga (Cremation) - Died Bellingen hospital

1940 -

33. February 7, 1940 - JOHNS George James (47) - February 9, 1940 - Rev ? - Church of England - Bellingen - Sargent & W. Knight, found dead

34. March 27, 1940 - DAY John (70) - March 28, 1940 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  T. Lamph & J. Howle, found dead

35. May 13, 1940 - BULLEY Baby (stillborn) - May 13, 1940 - Roman Catholic - Father Coholan Bowraville -  J. Moran Green

36. May 19, 1940 - GLOVER (12 hours) - May 19, 1940 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  E. Hill & A. A. Glover (father) 

37. June 2, 1940 - BELLIS Albert John Barney (63) - June 3, 1940 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville - W. MacKay McDonald

38. June 11, 1940 - COULTER Douglas Rex (7 months) - June 11, 1940 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville - J. Day & J. Ryall

39. June 22, 1940 - DENHAM Thomas Richard (77) - June 23, 1940 - Church of England - Rev. Williams Bowraville -  J. G. Ballard & W. F. Perks

40. July 20, 1940 - PETERKIN Kenneth (9 days) - July 20, 1940 - Church of England - Bowraville - Ken Peterkin & G. Peterkin

41. July 23, 1940 - BYLUND Auburn (82) - July 24, 1940 - Church of England - Rev. Reid Fredericton - E. Elias & L. Elias

42. December 8, 1940 - COULTER William John (64) - December 8, 1940 - Methodist Rev. G. White - W. E. Kelsey & J. Hoffman

1941

43. January 1, 1941 - GADDES Dorothy Elizabeth (63) - January 2, 1941 - Presbyterian - Rev. John Mitchell Bowraville -  F. E. Scrivener & G. H. White

44. January 16, 1941 - OWENS Mona Teresa (34) - January 17, 1941 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  Jack Edwards Rex Coulter

45. January 27, 1941 - FLICK Thomas William (79) - January 28, 1941 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  J. Hoffman & M. Moran

46. February 6, 1941 - USHER Arthur Bramwell Blundy (53) - February 7, 1941 - Presbyterian - Rev. J. Mitchell Methodist portion Bowraville -  F. E. Scrivener & Rev. G. White

47. April 21, 1941 - WHITE George Henry (41) - April 23, 1941 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  C. Goodwin & Alec Noble

48. April 23, 1941 - ROBERTSON Louise Joyce (4 days) - April 24, 1941 - Presbyterian - Rev. J. Mitchell - Argents Hill - Stan Usher, W. Napier, child of Roy Robertson, Macksville

49. May 12, 1941 - SMITH Louisa (86) - May 13, 1941 - Methodist Church Rev. J. Mitchell - Presbyterian - Cemetary, Stan Usher & Rev. George White

50. June 9, 1941 - SCRIVENER Caroline (50) - June 10, 1941 - Latterday Saints,  W. E. Kelsey - Argents Hill - Stan Usher & John Crowe

51. June 12, 1941 - OWENS John James (84) - June 13, 1941 - Roman Catholic - Father Buckley - Bowraville -  W. Ryan & J. Day

52. June 16, 1941 - DOTTI Mary Margaret (2 years) - June 18, 1941 - Roman Catholic - Father John Buckley - Bowraville -  John E. D. Fitzgerald & Peter Owens

53. July 21, 1941 - BALLARD Noel George (22) - July 21, 1941 - Latterday Saints - C. A. Loving - Argents Hill - L. G. Innes & W. H. Spokes, accidently

54. August 30, 1941 - BALLARD Annie Mary (78) - August 31, 1941 - Latterday Saints - C. A. Loving - Argents Hill - W. Spokes & Leo Waters

55. October 6, 1941 - GREENAWAY Robert John (6 weeks) - October 7, 1941 - Church of England - Rev. Perkins Bowraville -  S. McPherson & Cyril (father)

56. October 14, 1941 - HULBERT Henry James Alexander (67) - October 16, 1941 - Church of England - Rev. Perkins - Presbyterian Portion - Dave Glyde & Ben Grace

57. October 21, 1941 - ROWE William Hucan (66) - October 24, 1941 - Church of England - Rev. H. Perkins - Bowraville - C. L. Brown M. Geddes,  died Brisbane

58. December 1, 1941 - PERKS William Henry (60) - December 2, 1941 - Presbyterian - Rev. J. Mitchell - Argents Hill C of E portion - W.McKay Len Ballard, beside daughter

59. December 21, 1941 - LAHIFF Michael (76) - December 22, 1941 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville - F. Hoffman, died Bellingen

1942

60. January 8, 1942 - APPLEBY Richard Thomas (71) - January 9, 1942 Church of England - Rev. Williams (Macksville) - Bowraville (Section B Lot 4) - Ken Coulter

61. COADY Mary Bridget (33) - February 4, 1942 - Roman Catholic - Faher Cohalan - Bowraville -  E. McCarthy & F.B.Gorley

62. February 23, 1942 - NOBLE Pamela Irene (?) - 2 February 24, 1942 - Church of England - Rev. H. Perkins Bowraville -  Ewen Kennedy & W. Ryan, accidentally killed

63. March 10, 1942 - RYAN John Patrick (65) - March 12, 1942 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville Ewen McCarthy W.J.Brouggy, - died Sydney, sons address Dr. John Ryan, 69 Allen Parade, Bondi Junction

64. March 15, 1942 - GANNON Rhonda (17 hours) - March 15, 1942 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville - Jock Bellis & J. Connors

65. May 28, 1942 ROWSELL Hertert Octavius (65) - May 30, 1942 - Church of England - Rev. H. Perkins - Bowraville - Stan Usher & W. Ryan

66. June 4, 1942 - HUGHES Sidney Herbert (52) - June 5, 1942 - Church of England - Rev. H. Perkins - Bowraville -  Reg. Smith & H. Coulter

67. June 15, 1942 - FLEMING Joseph (87) - June 16, 1942 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  J. Ryall & M. Devir

68. July 11, 1942 - CONNORS John (2 days) - July 11, 1942 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville - Jock Bellis & W. Howle

69. August 15, 1942 - USSHER Baby (stillborn) - August 16, 1942 - in sisters grave Bowraville -  Hugh Ussher (father)

70. August 24, 1942 - JONES Baby (infant) - August 24, 1942 - Mr. Jones & Mr. Gosling

71. October 17, 1942 - BALLANGARRY Ronald Michael (7 months 15 days) October 17, 1942 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - aboriginal portion Bowraville - Ballangarry

72. November 4, 1942 - MACKAY Jane (81) - November 5, 1942 - Latterday Saints - Mr. Robson of Wingham - Presbyterian portion Bowraville -  J. Kelsey & D. Glyde 

73. December 23, 1942 - GORE Irene Stella Rebecca (5 years) - December 24, 1942 - Methodist - Rev. R. G. White - Bowraville -  E. Kennedy & J. McGeary, died of carbuncles

1943

74. January 25, 1943 - MACKAY Seppy (50) - January 26, 1943 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Aboriginal portion Bowraville -  Sgt. Fitzgerald

75. February 14, 1943 - DOTTI Bob (90) - February 15, 1943 - Roman Catholic - Rev. Father O'Rourke - Aboriginal portion Bowraville -  H. Duckett & Const Bruce

76. February 18, 1943 - BONEY Verna (42) - February 19, 1943 - Roman Catholic - Rev. Father O'Rourke - aboriginal portion Bowraville -  Sgt. Fitzgerald & H. Duckett

77. March 5, 1943 - BEACHAM Peter (65) - March 5, 1943 - Roman Catholic - Rev. Father O'Rourke - Bowraville -  Eri Coulter & W. Faichney

78. April 16, 1943 - MISKELL Ronald James (5 years) - April 18, 1943 - Roman Catholic - Rev. Father O'Rourke - Bowraville (town side Joe Job) - W. Faichney & W. Ryan, accidentally drowned

79. April 26, 1943 - BLAXALL Henry (69) - April 27, 1943 - Church of England - Rev. H. Perkins #1 B Section Bowraville -  Dave Glyde & Frank Grace, died at Geo Dyers

80. June 14, 1943 - MORAN Andrew (79) - June 15, 1943 - Roman Catholic - Rev. Father O'Rourke Bowraville -  Dave Glyde & F. Grace

81. June 28, 1943 - MACKAY Ellis William (46) - June 29, 1943 Latterday Saints - Elder Vaughan - Presbyterian portion Bowraville - Arthur Goodwin

82. August 15, 1943 - BALLANGARRY David (67) - August 16, 1943 - Roman Catholic - Father O'Rourke - aboriginal portion Bowraville -  T. Spear, Ballangarry

83. August 21, 1943 - NICHOLS William James (68) - August 23, 1943 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - beside Connors baby Bowraville -  Jock Bellis & E. McCarthy, midnight maybe the 22nd of Aug

84. September 3, 1943 - IRVINE Heath Clarence (12 years) - September 4, 1943 - Methodist Rev. A. Palmer - Macksville - A. Irvine & Mr. Wall

85. September 6, 1943 - MALONEY Ellen (67) - September 8, 1943 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan consigned from Sydney - Bowraville -  G. Gore H. Newman

86. October 26, 1943 - SYLVIA Thelma Constance (27) - October 27, 1943 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  J. McGeary & Harold Clough, died Bellingen Hospital

87. November 19, 1943 - SUMMERVILLE William Thomas (80) - November 20, 1943 - Presbyterian - Rev. Mitchell Bowraville - D. Glyde & B. Dyer

88. December 15, 1943 - BAILEY Edwin George (33) - December 16, 1943 - Presbyterian - Rev. John Mitchell - Bowraville, Killed

89. December 28, 1943 - SHARKEY Angus (67) - December 29, 1943 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  John Hoffman & P. Owens 

1944

90. January 3, 1944 - HILARY Mavis (23) - January 4, 1944 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  W. Smith & E. H.Raymond

91. February 14, 1944 - BALLARD Markham John (82) - February 15, 1944 Latterday Saints - Elder E. W. Kelsey - Argents Hill - J. H. Crowe & L. Ballard

92. February 21, 1944 - COLEMAN Mary Ann Agnes (27) - February 22, 1944 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  Dave Goodwin H. Newman in Sydney

93. April 6, 1944 - OWENS Ann (80) - April 7, 1944 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville - John Hoffman & W. B. Laird

94. April 10, 1944 - PATTERSON George (85) - April 11, 1944 - Presbyterian - Rev. John Mitchell Bowraville - J. J. Smith & E. Weeks

95. April 28, 1944 - OWENS Patrick (80) - April 30, 1944 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  J. W. Hoffman & T. G.Lamph

96. June 5, 1944 - GARNER Lily Jane (73) - Cremation Society 19 Bligh St. Sydney

97. June 19, 1944 - SHORT Garry Mervyn (3 days) - June 20, 1944 - Church of England - Rev. H. Perkins - Bowraville - Dave Glyde & G.T. Fleming

98. July 8, 1944 - KENNEDY Ewen (70) - July 9, 1944 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - next to McAlister Bowraville - B. Winslow & R. McDonald

99. July 19, 1944 - BROWN Islet Margaret Macleary (59) - July 20, 1944 - Methodist - Rev. A. Palmer - Bowraville - S. M. Brown & J. Ulrick

100. August 4, 1944 - McDONALD Jessie (74) - August 6, 1944 - Presbyterian - Rev. John Mitchell Bowraville -  J.H.Crowe A.P.Hall 
101. September 14, 1944 - THURLING Norman Cecil (1 day) - September 15, 1944 - Church of England - Rev. H. Perkins - Plot No. 9B Bowraville -  Mr & Mrs Cecil Thurling

102. September 16, 1944 - DRIVER Baby (stillborn) - September 17, 1944 - Church of England - Rev. H. Perkins - Plot 10 Bowraville - Mr & Mrs. Rennie Driver

103. October 23, 1944 - LAVERTY Norma (64) - October 24, 1944 - Roman Catholic - Rev.Father Cohalan & Dr, O'Rourke Bowraville (of Taylors Arm) - Laverty Reg. Smith

104. October 24, 1944 - MANNON Betty (58) - October 25, 1944 - Presbyterian - Rev. John Mitchell - Bowraville - V. Newman & H. Cox

105. November 11, 1944 - BROWN William Mathias (73) - November 12, 1944 - Latterday Saints - Elder E. Kelsey - Presbyterian portion Bowraville - F. Scrivener & F. Neaves 

1945

106. January 4, 1945 - GRANT William Patrick (Billo) - (13 years 5 months) - January 5, 1945 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  R. McKay & Colin Raymond, brain tumour

107. February 17, 1945 - GILLON Ellen (76) - February 18, 1945 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  W. B. Laird & L. Winslow

108. February 27, 1945 - SMITH Brian Douglas (1 year 11 months) - February 28, 1945 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  C. Perkins, an aboriginal child - the witness name could be Copol Perkins(?)

109. March 13, 1945 - FOWLER James (72) - March 15, 1945 - Presbyterian - Rev Doran Bellingen Minister - Bowraville -  E. Weeks Pike

110. March 22, 1945 - CLARK John Thomas (11 months) - March 23, 1945 - Presbyterian - Rev. Clark - Argents Hill - George Fuller & W. W.Ballard, son of Sid Clark 

111. April 4, 1945 - GARRETT Arthur James (55) - April 5, 1945 - Church of England - Rev.H.Perkins - Argents Hill - J. H. Crowe & Roy Usher 

112. April 21, 1945 - GADDES Don Barry (14) - April 23, 1945 - Presbyterian - Rev. Clark Bowraville -  G.B. Winslow Summerville, accident

113. May 22, 1945 - MANUSU Homer Angus (33) - May 23, 1945 - Presbyerian - Rev. Clark Bowraville -  Steve McPherson & Cyril Waters, Accident

114. June 5, 1945 - FLANDERS Syllvia Carmel (4 1/2 months) - June 5, 1945 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  T. Spear & T. Flanders, an aboriginal child died Bellingen hospital

115. June 20, 1945 - SPOKES William Henry (77) - June 20, 1945 - Latterday Saints - Elder E. Kelsey - Argents Hill - H. Isloub & Keith Waters

116. June 30, 1945 - LOVING Charles Alfred (87) - July 1, 1945 - Latterday Saints - Herman Keister - Bowraville - W. E. Kelsey & W. Spokes

117. July 28, 1945 - NEAVES John (6 months) - July 28, 1945 - Church of England - Rev. H. Perkins - Bowraville -  J. J. Smith & F. M. Neaves, meningitis (Bellingen Hospital)

118. August 19, 1945 - MATHIESON Roger Bede (53) - August 20, 1945 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  H. H. Mattick & H. Reynolds

119. October 16, 1945 - SMITH Reginald Clarence (39) - October 18, 1945 - Presbyterian - Rev. Clark (Pres) Rev.Palmer (Methodist) - Bowraville -  Frank Grace & Vince Churchill, accident

120. November 29, 1945 - McGEARY John (78) - November 30, 1945 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville -  Lew Gillon & J. Noble, died Bellingen hospital

121. November 30, 1945 - BRAZEL William Joseph (65) - December 1, 1945 - Roman Catholic - Father Cohalan - Bowraville - J. Noble & Lach Mackay

122. December 1, 1945 - DYER William (68) - December 3, 1945 - Church of England - Rev. Perkins - Presbyterian portion Bowraville -  Frank Grace & Dave Glyde, died in Bellingen hospital

123. December 4, 1945 - MILLER (DENHAM) Sidney Richard (51) - December 5, 1945 - Church of England - Rev. Perkins Bowraville -  J. Gilbert & W. G. Gore

124. December 10, 1945 - DRURY Eric Leslie (31) - December 11, 1945 - Presbyterian - Rev. Palmer - Methodist Rev. Clark- Presbyterian - section Bowraville - W. Spokes & Fred Gore 

Contributed by Gwen Lamie and originally posted by Paul Hanly; look-ups of Bowraville (burials from 1945 to 1973) are possible by email request.

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