Edward George Griffiths Georgie, 19111986 (aged 74 years)

Name
Edward George Griffiths Georgie
Given names
Edward George
Nickname
Georgie
Surname
Griffiths
Birth December 15, 1911 44 37
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Scan of birth certificate

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No 1912/008312 15 Dec 1911 Ross Street Parramatta Father George Henry Griffiths a butcher age 44 born Sydney Married 17 Apr 1897 at Parramatta, Margaret McCrohan age 36 born Tamworth Issue: Edith M 12, Charles A. 1 living none, deceased Informant: Margaret Griffiths, mother of Ross Street Parramatta Witness: Nurse Knight Registered 23 Jan 1912 Parramatta

Death of a maternal grandmotherSophia Maria Smith
October 21, 1916 (aged 4 years)
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Name recorded as Sophia Robson McCrohan. Died in Sorrell Street. The informant was Alice Skipper daughter, of Sorrell Street Parramatta. Age given as 84. Cause of death was cerebral haemorrhage. The names and occupation of her parents were recorded as 'unknown'. Married at Parramatta aged 18 Daniel McClennan. Married at Parramatta aged 30 Douglas McCrohan. Children from first marriage - Alice S 55 living Two females and one male deceased Children from second marriage - Mary and Elizabeth 48 years Lucy 46 one female and one male deceased

Burial of a maternal grandmotherSophia Maria Smith
October 23, 1916 (aged 4 years)
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Buried at St Patrick's:

Sacred to the memory of CHARLES HENRY McCROHAN Died 22nd Novr 1906 aged 40 years Rest in Peace erected by his mother also SOPHIA McCROHAN beloved mother of the above died 21st Oct.br. 1916 aged 84 years "may she rest in peace"

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Buried 23 Oct 1916

Census 1936 (aged 24 years)
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Edward was described as a textile worker.

Death of a fatherGeorge Henry Griffiths
April 13, 1942 (aged 30 years) Age: 74
Cause: Lubar Pneumonia
Shared note: George was described as a Slaughterman. Certified by A.B. Erby 13 April 1942. Informant J. Griffith son, 39 Muree Ave Wentworthville.
Burial of a fatherGeorge Henry Griffiths
April 14, 1942 (aged 30 years)
Address: Prospect New South Wales Australia
Shared note:

Headstone reads: In Loving Memory of OUR DEAR PARENTS GEORGE H GRIFFITHS died 13th April 1942 aged 74 years MARGARET GRIFFITHS died 23rd Apr 1944 aged 67 years

Death of a motherMargaret McCrohan
April 23, 1944 (aged 32 years)
Address: Aloha Private Hospital 34 Phillip Street
Cause: Congestive heart failure, hypertension
Note: Margaret's death was certified by Jack Griffiths, her son of 39 Moree Avenue, Wentworthville. Margaret's age at death was recorded as 67. The certificate also records that Margaret was married at the age of 19.
Burial of a motherMargaret McCrohan
April 24, 1944 (aged 32 years)
Address: Ponds Road Prospect New South Wales, Australia
Death of a half-brotherJack Griffiths
January 2, 1965 (aged 53 years)
Address: Wentworthville Community Hospital
Cause: Carcinoma of left lung, 6 months, Cachexia, secondary carcinomatosis, 3 months
Note: Jack was described as a tobacconist aged 68 of 39 Moree Avenue Westmead. The informant was Jack's widow, E. J. Griffiths of 39 Moree Avenue Westmead. The death was registered on 11 January 1965.
Cremation of a half-brotherJack Griffiths
January 4, 1965 (aged 53 years)
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Cremated at Rookwood crematorium

Source: Email message
Citation details:

Griffiths, Rob. 'Rookwood Necropolis", email message to Marion Purnell 27 Aug 2013

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Remains placed at Rookwood Memorial Gardens and Crematorium, niche 94NV (Jack Griffiths) and 95NV (Edna Jean Carr)

Death of a sisterEdith May Griffiths
March 21, 1966 (aged 54 years)
Cremation of a sisterEdith May Griffiths
1966 (aged 54 years)

Note: Ashes scattered.
Death of a wifeBessie Madeline May Pedler
May 8, 1984 (aged 72 years)
Citation details:

No 10470/1984

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Bessie Madeline May Griffiths, female, age 71, married Died 8th May 1984 at Guildford Nursing Home Born Lithgow NSW, surname Peddler, parents unknown Married Parramatta at age 26 to Edward George Griffiths Children of marriage: Warren 44, Judy 42, Grahame 38, Rodney 28, Kay 26 Infornant G.D. Griffiths, son of 53 Austral Avenue Westmead Cause of death Cerebrovascular accident 4 weeks, malignant melanoma 1 year, diabetes mellitus, years Cremated 10 May 1984 Eastern Creek Crematorium

Death May 31, 1986 (aged 74 years)
Citation details:

No 13084/1986

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Edward George Griffiths, male age 74 years, widower Died 31 May 1986 at Greystanes (Merrylands Nursing Home) Usual residence Cumberland Road Greystanes Parramatta NSW Son of George Henry Griffiths and Margaret McCrohan Married Parramatta NSW at age 26 to Bessie Madeline May Pedler Children of deceased: Warren 46 Judith 44 Graham 41 Rodney 32 Kay 30 Informant W.E. Griffiths, son of 5 Pemberton Street East Parramatta Cause of death acute pulmonary embolus 24 hours, chronic obstructive airway disease, years Cremated 4 Jun 1986 at Pine Grove Memorial Park Crematorium, Eastern Creek

Shared note: Death notice published in Sydney Morning Herald 3 Jun 1986 - Edward George Griffiths aged 74 late of Merrylands, formerly of Westmead.
Family with parents
father
Griffiths, George Henry (1867-1942)
18671942
Birth: August 14, 1867 27 29Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 13, 1942Wentworthville, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
mother
McCrohan, Margaret (1874-1944)
18741944
Birth: December 15, 1874 40New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 23, 1944Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: April 17, 1897Balmain North, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder sister
Griffiths, Edith May (1899-1966)
18991966
Birth: May 28, 1899 31 24Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 21, 1966Wellington, New Zealand
11 years
elder brother
Griffiths, Charles Arthur (1910-1999)
19101999
Birth: April 8, 1910 42 35Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 20, 1999Westmead, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
21 months
himself
Griffiths, Edward George (1911-1986)
19111986
Birth: December 15, 1911 44 37Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 31, 1986Merrylands, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Mother’s family with
step-father
mother
McCrohan, Margaret (1874-1944)
18741944
Birth: December 15, 1874 40New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 23, 1944Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage:
half-brother
Grifffiths, Jack (1896-1965)
18961965
Birth: June 22, 1896 21Harris Park, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: January 2, 1965Wentworthville, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Family with Bessie Madeline May Pedler
himself
Griffiths, Edward George (1911-1986)
19111986
Birth: December 15, 1911 44 37Parramatta, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 31, 1986Merrylands, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
wife
Pedler, Bessie Madeline May (1912-1984)
19121984
Birth: about 1912 32
Death: May 8, 1984Guildford, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
son
Private
daughter
Private
son
Private
son
Private
daughter
Private
BirthDocument - Birth Certificate
Citation details:

Scan of birth certificate

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No 1912/008312 15 Dec 1911 Ross Street Parramatta Father George Henry Griffiths a butcher age 44 born Sydney Married 17 Apr 1897 at Parramatta, Margaret McCrohan age 36 born Tamworth Issue: Edith M 12, Charles A. 1 living none, deceased Informant: Margaret Griffiths, mother of Ross Street Parramatta Witness: Nurse Knight Registered 23 Jan 1912 Parramatta

CensusWebsite - New South Wales Electoral Role 1936
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Edward was described as a textile worker.

DeathDocument - Death Certificate
Citation details:

No 13084/1986

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Edward George Griffiths, male age 74 years, widower Died 31 May 1986 at Greystanes (Merrylands Nursing Home) Usual residence Cumberland Road Greystanes Parramatta NSW Son of George Henry Griffiths and Margaret McCrohan Married Parramatta NSW at age 26 to Bessie Madeline May Pedler Children of deceased: Warren 46 Judith 44 Graham 41 Rodney 32 Kay 30 Informant W.E. Griffiths, son of 5 Pemberton Street East Parramatta Cause of death acute pulmonary embolus 24 hours, chronic obstructive airway disease, years Cremated 4 Jun 1986 at Pine Grove Memorial Park Crematorium, Eastern Creek

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Death notice published in Sydney Morning Herald 3 Jun 1986 - Edward George Griffiths aged 74 late of Merrylands, formerly of Westmead.