Ernest Joseph Dodd, 18911952 (aged 60 years)

Name
Ernest Joseph Dodd
Given names
Ernest Joseph
Surname
Dodd
Birth December 21, 1891 44 30
Note: His father, George DODD was a 40-year old labourer, having been born at Burwood and his mother, Eliza (nee FOGARTY) was 30, she having been born at Wattle Flat. They had married on 28th August, 1881 at Orange and their previous issue was shown as 1 male and 1 female living, 2 males and 1 female deceased. Mrs. SMITH was the Nurse and/or Witness whilst the mother was the informant of the birth on 5th January, 1892 at Waterloo.
Birth of a brotherLeonard Francis Dodd
December 7, 1893 (aged 1 year)
Note: His father was George DODD, a labourer aged 43, he born Burwood, N.S.W. and when Eliza (nee FOGARTY) was 32, she born Wattle Flat. The date of their marriage was shown as 28th December, 1881 at Orange and previous issue of 2 boys and 1 girl living plus 2 boys and 1 girl deceased. The Nurse and/or Witness was Mrs. HARRIDGE and the mother was the informant, registering the birth on 8th January, 1894 at Bathurst.
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnne Bracken
August 8, 1894 (aged 2 years) Age: 64
Address: Mary Street
Cause: Bronchitis 9 days
Note: Her daughter Bridget Fearish was the informant.
Burial of a maternal grandmotherAnne Bracken
August 9, 1894 (aged 2 years)
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery
Note:

A funeral notice was published in the Sydney Morning Herald Thursday 9 Aug 1894: 'The Friends of Mr. and Mrs. W. FEARISH are kindly invited to attend the Funeral of their late beloved MOTHER, Mrs. Fogarty, to move from their residence, 19 and a half Mary-street, Surry Hills THIS (Thursday) AFTERNOON, at half-past 1 o’clock, to Necropolis.'

The gravestone is inscribed:

'In affectionate memory of Ann Fogarty who died 8th August 1894, aged 64 years also, Elsie Cummings, grand daughter of the above who died 3rd February 1900, aged 3 years & 3 months Erected by E. & M. Cummings.'

In the same grave is buried Arthur David Dwyer,(his name not on headstone though) who died, 5 April 1910, aged 9 months, he being the son of Agnes Veronica (nee Fearish) and Arthur Dwyer, and therefore a great grandson to Anne.

Birth of a brotherOliver Henry Dodd
January 14, 1897 (aged 5 years)
Note: Birth registered as "Henry Oliver" but later appeared to be known as "Oliver Henry". George DODD, his father, was a 47-year old labourer, born at Burwood, N.S.W. whilst his mother, Eliza (nee FOGARTY) was 36, having been born at Wattle Flat. Their marriage at Orange had taken place on 28th August, 1881. However, on this occasion the previous issue was shown as William 15, Ada 13, Ernest 5, Lennard [sic] 3, plus 2 males and 1 female deceased. The Nurse and/or Witness was Mrs. McNABB (probably the mother's sister, Mary Ann) whilst the mother was the informant, registering the birth at Peak Hill on 27th March, 1897.
Birth of a sisterVeronica Kathleen Dodd
February 1, 1899 (aged 7 years)
Note: Born at Forest Reef near Orange. Her father, George DODD, was an alluvial goldminer aged 48, he having been born in Burwood, N.S.W. c.1850 and her mother, Eliza (nee FOGARTY) was 38 who had been born at Wattle Flat. Previous issue was shown as William A. 16; Ada E. 15; Ernest J. 7; Leonard F. 5; Oliver H. 2 plus 2 males and 1 female deceased. The Nurse and/or Witnesses were shown as Mrs. Catherine and Mrs. JENNER and the mother registered the birth at Orange on 2nd March, 1899.
Military
World War I
between August 23, 1915 and December 1, 1915 (aged 23 years)

Text:

Ernest enlisted at Liverpool on 23 Aug 1915, place of birth was Waterloo, rank of Private and his next of kin was his mother, Eliza DODD. His period of service was from 23 Aug 1915 until 1 Dec 1915 He was discharged at his mother's request after a period of service of four months.

Death of a brotherWilliam Andrew Dodd
September 5, 1915 (aged 23 years) Age: 33
Address: Kurri Kurri Hospital
Cause: Pulmonary Congestion Asthma of six days
Note:

05 SEP 1915 Died, aged 33 years, at Kurri Kurri Hospital, Death registered at Kurri Kurri, DN1915/11816. Cause of death was Pulmonary Congestion Asthma of six days duration as per Dr. Joseph TENNENT who saw the patient on the date of his death. His parents were noted as George DODD (Coal Miner) and Eliza (nee FOGARTY), the informant being his cousin, J. A. [presume "John Alexander"] McNABB of Weston.

“Newcastle Herald” of Tuesday, 7th September, 1915: On Sunday night the Hebburn Colliery Band, in the Olympia Hall, rendered a musical programme to a large audience, it being the last public appearance of Bandmaster R. Cox, who has enlisted for active service. ……… During the evening the sad news of the death of Mr. William Dodd, which had occurred suddenly in the Kurri Hospital, was announced from the stage by Mr. Peters, the chairman. Mr. Dodd was the manager of the Co-Operative butchery, and an old and respected citizen of Weston. It was decided to conclude by playing “God Save the King” as a token of respect for the deceased. The sad feature for the parents is the fact that he was the only boy at home, three other sons having enlisted for the war.

Burial of a brotherWilliam Andrew Dodd
September 7, 1915 (aged 23 years)
Cemetery: Catholic Cemetery
Note:

'Newcastle Herald' 7 Sep 1915: 12 funeral notices were published: DODD – Friends of Mr. and Mrs. GEORGE DODD and Family are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of their beloved son and brother, WILL: to move from his late residence, Second-street, Weston, THIS AFTERNOON at 4 o’clock for Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kurri Kurri. H. Bevan & Sons

From Mr. and Mrs. W. NORRIS and Family for BILL DODD, their brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

From Mr. and Mrs. J. McKAY for BILL DODD, their nephew.

From Mrs. M. A. McNABB and Family for BILL DODD, their nephew and cousin.

From Messrs. T. J. and JIM FOGARTY for BILL DODD, their nephew.

From Mr. and Mrs. J. A. McNABB and Family for BILL DODD, their cousin.

From Mr. and Mrs. T. H. McNABB and FAMILY for BILL DODD, their cousin.

From Mr. and Mrs. A. J. FOGARTY for BILL DODD, their cousin.

From Mr. and Mrs. W. FEARISH and FAMILY for BILL DODD, their cousin.

From Messrs. G. WHITE, A. ALWARD, F. McMULLEN, CARL WILLIAMS, W. REBBECA, W. RING, ELLIOTT STEWART and W. O. NEILL for BILL DODD, their Comrade.

Kurri Kurri Co-Operative Society. DODD – Officers and Committee of the above request the Employees and Shareholders to attend the Funeral of their fellow Employee, WILLIAM ANDREW DODD, Manager of the Butchery Department. F. B. Shortland, Secretary.

AUSTRALASIAN MEAT INDUSTRY EMPLOYEES’ UNION. DODD – Members are requested to attend the Funeral of WILLIAM DODD, at Weston, TODAY. T. J. Waters, Secretary.

Burial in the Roman Catholic section of Kurri Kurri Cemetery, Rev. Fr. Henry WARD officiating. The undertaker was Evan BEVAN whilst the witnesses were John BILLINGTON and S. D. JOHNS. This certificate states that he was born at Wattle Flat and he had not married.

William's headstone is inscribed: "In loving memory of our dear son and brother W. A. DODD. Died 5th September, 1915 aged 33 years. Rest in peace".

Death of a fatherGeorge Dodd
May 23, 1928 (aged 36 years) Age: 81
Address: Second Street
Cause: Auricular Fibrillation of 18 months duration and (b) Chronic Myocarditis of six years duration.
Note: His occupation was shown as Miner, Old Age Pensioner, aged 81. His parents were shown as Samuel DODD, Carrier and Charlotte (nee BROWN). The informant was again his son, E. J. DODD (Ernest Joseph) of Church Street, Cessnock.
Burial of a fatherGeorge Dodd
May 25, 1928 (aged 36 years)
Cemetery: Catholic Cemetery
Note:

The “Newcastle Herald” of Friday, 25th May, 1928 contained three funeral notices:

DODD – Relatives and Friends of Mrs. G. DODD are invited to attend the funeral of her dearly beloved Husband, GEORGE DODD: to move from his late residence, Second-street, Weston THIS AFTEROON, at 4 o’clock, for Catholic Cemetery, Kurri Kurri. Dean & Byrne

From Mrs. W. NORRIS and FAMILY, Mr. and Mrs. ERN. DODD, Mr. LEN DODD and FAMILY, Mr. OLIVER DODD, and MISS VERNA DODD – for their father and grandfather.

From Mrs. MARY ANN McNABB and FAMILY, Mr. and Mrs. JAMES FOGARTY and FAMILY – for their brother-in-law and uncle.

25 MAY 1928 Burial at the Roman Catholic Kurri Kurri cemetery by undertaker Bertram BYRNE whilst Rev. Fr. Michael O'DWYER officiated. Witnesses were F. FLEET and A. BURNS. It was stated he had been born at Burwood, Sydney. He had been married at Orange when aged 34 to “Liza” (nee FOGARTY). Children of the marriage were shown as Ada E 44; Ernest J. 36; Leonard F. 34; Oliver H. 31; Veronica K. 29; living and 3 males plus 1 female deceased.

Death of a motherEliza Fogarty
November 19, 1928 (aged 36 years) Age: 68
Address: Second Street Weston
Cause: chronic interstitial nephritis of 4 years duration and hypostatic pneumonia of 24 hours duration
Note: Her parents were shown as Thomas FOGARTY, shearer [sic] and Ann (nee BRACKEN). The informant was her son E. J. DODD (presume Ernest Joseph) who gave his home address as Church Street, Cessnock when her death was registered on 19th November, 1928 at Kurri Kurri. It was noted at this time that she had been born at Wattle Flat, near Bathurst and had been married at Orange when aged 20 to George DODD.
Death 1952 (aged 60 years)
Text:

4822/1952 DODD ERNEST JOSEPH GEORGE ELIZABETH RYDE

Family with parents
father
18471928
Birth: 1847Burwood, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 23, 1928Weston, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
mother
18611928
Birth: January 25, 1861 45 31Wattle Flat, Central Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 19, 1928Kurri Kurri, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: December 28, 1881Orange, Central Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
3 months
elder brother
18821915
Birth: March 21, 1882 35 21Bathurst, Central Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 5, 1915Kurri Kurri, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
21 months
elder sister
18831953
Birth: November 28, 1883 36 22Orange, Central Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 15, 1953Weston, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
23 months
elder sister
18851889
Birth: October 11, 1885 38 24Orange, Central Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1889Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder brother
18871889
Birth: September 21, 1887 40 26Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1889Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder brother
18901890
Birth: 1890 43 28Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1890Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
himself
18911952
Birth: December 21, 1891 44 30Waterloo, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1952Ryde, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
18931969
Birth: December 7, 1893 46 32Bathurst, Central Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 15, 1969Kurri Kurri, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger brother
18971957
Birth: January 14, 1897 50 35Peak Hill, Central Western Slopes and Plains, New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 26, 1957Chatswood, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger sister
18991980
Birth: February 1, 1899 52 38Orange, Central Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 20, 1980Cessnock, Hunter, New South Wales, Australia
MilitaryWebsite - National Archives of Australia - Recordsearch
Text:

Ernest enlisted at Liverpool on 23 Aug 1915, place of birth was Waterloo, rank of Private and his next of kin was his mother, Eliza DODD. His period of service was from 23 Aug 1915 until 1 Dec 1915 He was discharged at his mother's request after a period of service of four months.

DeathNew South Wales. Department of Justice and Attorney General. NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages. [data-base on-line]. Sydney: the Registry.
Text:

4822/1952 DODD ERNEST JOSEPH GEORGE ELIZABETH RYDE

Birth

His father, George DODD was a 40-year old labourer, having been born at Burwood and his mother, Eliza (nee FOGARTY) was 30, she having been born at Wattle Flat. They had married on 28th August, 1881 at Orange and their previous issue was shown as 1 male and 1 female living, 2 males and 1 female deceased. Mrs. SMITH was the Nurse and/or Witness whilst the mother was the informant of the birth on 5th January, 1892 at Waterloo.