Elizabeth (Bessy) ShepherdAge: 7018601930

Name
Elizabeth (Bessy) Shepherd
Birth 1860 23 22
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Birth index: 1860 / 4434 Bessy Shepperd
Birth of a brotherWilliam Shepherd
1862 (Age 2)
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birth index: 1862 / 7306
Birth of a sisterMary Shepherd
1864 (Age 4)
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birth index: 1864 / 7603
Death of a sisterMary Shepherd
1865 (Age 5) Age: 1
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death index: 1865 / 546
Birth of a sisterMary Jane Shepherd
1866 (Age 6)
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birth index: 1866 / 1280
Death of a sisterMary Jane Shepherd
1867 (Age 7) Age: 1
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death index: 1867 / 1765
Birth of a sisterAmelia Jane Shepherd
1872 (Age 12)
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birth index: 1872 / 22026
Birth of a sisterGertrude Beatrice Shepherd
1876 (Age 16)
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birth index: 1876 / 4989
Birth of a sisterEvelyn Victoria Bertha Shepherd
1878 (Age 18)
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birth index: 1878 / 25336
MarriageWilliam TonkinView family
20 July 1881 (Age 21)
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Marriage Registration no. 4017 (1881)
Birth of a daughter
#1
May Elizabeth Annie Tonkin
1882 (Age 22)
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Birth Registration no. 9473 (1882)
Birth of a son
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William James Bertram (Bert) Tonkin
1883 (Age 23)
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Birth registration no. 2180 (1884)
Birth of a daughter
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Eveline Victoria (Eva) Tonkin
1886 (Age 26)
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Birth registration no. 2442 (1886)
Birth of a daughter
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Mary Louisa Hornbrook Tonkin
1888 (Age 28)
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Birth registration no. 31835 (1888)
Birth of a daughter
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Charlotte (Lettie) Trezise Tonkin
1890 (Age 30)
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Birth Registration no. 17193 (1890)
Birth of a son
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Alfred Edgar Thomas Tonkin
1892 (Age 32)
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Birth Registration no. 29844 (1892)
Death of a sonAlfred Edgar Thomas Tonkin
1893 (Age 33)
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Death Registration no. 8875 (1893)
Birth of a son
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Clarence Elmer Tonkin
1894 (Age 34)
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Birth Registration no. 4823 (1894)
Death of a sonClarence Elmer Tonkin
1894 (Age 34)
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Death Registration no. 10119 (1894)
Birth of a daughter
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Gertrude (Gerte) Lillian Tonkin
1896 (Age 36)
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Birth Registration no. 19194 (1896)
Birth of a son
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John Osborne Richard (Jack) Tonkin
1 January 1900 (Age 40)
Address: Burt Street Boulder City Western Australia Australia
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John Osborne Richard Tonkin, born 1st January 1900 in Burt Street, Boulder City, Western Australia. Father of John Osborne Richard Tonkin is: William Tonkin, Engine Driver, 43 years old, his birth place is (correctly) listed as Fryers Creek Victoria, Australia. (This is William Tonkin born in 1856). Mother of John Osborne Richard Tonkin is: Elizabeth Shepherd, 40 years old, born in Ballarat Victoria (Australia). William Tonkin and Elizabeth Shepherd are listed on this birth certificate as being married on 20th July 1881 in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia. William and Elizabeth's other living children are listed as: May Elizabeth Annie: 17 years old William James Bertram: 16 years old. Evelyn Victoria: 14 years old. Mary Louisa Hornbrook: 12 years old Charlotte Tresize (It definately says Charlotte - not "Charles"): 9 years old. Gertrude Lilian: 3 years old. Deceased children are two males. No deceased females. Informant of John Osborne Richard Tonkin's birth is listed as in writing by William Tonkin, father of the child, Bert Street, Boulder City. Date of registration was 1st March 1900, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. Nurse who certified was Mrs Caldwell and Accoucheur was L.F.P. Sawell (MRCS). These details were all written in neat script handwriting on the birth certificate. Birth Registration Number 117, birth extract number 774.
Marriage of a childWilliam James Bertram (Bert) TonkinTeresa ColreavyView family
1906 (Age 46)
Death of a fatherThomas Shepherd
1907 (Age 47)
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Death Registration no. 11753 (1907)
Marriage of a childHerbert Waldemar MuellerMary Louisa Hornbrook TonkinView family
1909 (Age 49)
Marriage of a childJames DenhamCharlotte (Lettie) Trezise TonkinView family
1914 (Age 54)
Marriage of a childFrancis DowneyGertrude (Gerte) Lillian TonkinView family
1920 (Age 60)
Death of a motherNancy Hornbrook
1925 (Age 65)
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Death Registration no. 588 (1925)
Death 13 October 1930 (Age 70)
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On October 13, 1930, passed peacefully away at Victoria Park, Elizabeth, dearly beloved wife of William Tonkin and mother and mother in law of John and Bernice Tonkin. "When he cometh, when he cometh to make up his jewels".
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Marriage: 20 July 1881Ballarat, VIC, Australia
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May Elizabeth Annie Tonkin
Birth: 1882 26 22Fryerstown, VIC, Australia
Death: 8 February 1970East Victoria Park, Perth, WA, Australia
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Clarence Elmer Tonkin
Birth: 1894 38 34Long Gully, VIC, Australia
Death: 1894Long Gully, VIC, Australia
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BirthVictoria, Australia BMD index
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Birth index: 1860 / 4434 Bessy Shepperd
MarriageVictoria, Australia BMD index
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Marriage Registration no. 4017 (1881)
DeathThe Western Australian Newspaper
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On October 13, 1930, passed peacefully away at Victoria Park, Elizabeth, dearly beloved wife of William Tonkin and mother and mother in law of John and Bernice Tonkin. "When he cometh, when he cometh to make up his jewels".
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