Births, Deaths and Marriages
Reviewed and updated: 27 March 2023
We celebrate the following August birthdays of family and close friends.
18th – Marie
Marie, best wishes and happiness to you on your birthday. Let this day be full of joy and celebration, wishing you an outstanding and fabulous birthday.
21st – Christian
Christian, best wishes and happiness to you on your birthday. Birthdays are a new start, a fresh beginning, and a time to pursue new endeavours with new goals.
News of Past Births
We recall the August births of the following direct ancestors from our family tree.
1st – George Hindmarsh
On the 1st August 1759, at Glanton, Northumberland, England to Andrew Hindmarsh and Eleanor Reed the birth of a son, George.
13th – Lorna Maria Williamson
On the 13th August 1929, at Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia to Reginald George Williamson and Lucy Jane Cleary the birth of a daughter, Lorna Maria.
15th – Mary Ryan
On the 15th August 1835, Mary Ryan was baptised at the Irish Catholic Diocese of Cashel and Emly in Tipperary, Ireland. Her sponsers were Daniel Cormack and Catherine Sharden.
18th – Ernest Heckenberg
On the 18th August 1917, at Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia to Mr and Mrs Heckenberg, the birth of a son, Ernest.
21st – James Smail
On the 21st August 1813, at Stow, Midlothian, Scotland to Robert Smail and Isabel Murray, the birth of a son, James.
24th – Stanley Loftus Irving
Shown below, August heralds the wedding anniversaries of our descendants and direct ancestors.
Ann Malone to Timothy Cleary
On 3rd August 1861 at St. Patrick’s Church, Parramatta, New South Wales, Timothy Cleary son of Mr. and Mrs. John and Ann Cleary of Offaly, Ireland married Ann Malone daughter of Myles and Anne Malone of Offaly, Ireland. A marriage of Wife’s third great
Elsie Johnson to Stanley Loftus Hall
On 7th August 1918 at the Registrar General’s Office, Chancery Square, Sydney, Stanley Hall stepson of Mr. Harry Hall & son of Mrs. Kate Hall of Tamworth, New South Wales married Elsie Johnson daughter of Mr. James & Mrs. Mary Johnson of Sydney, New South Wales. A marriage of Husband’s grandparents, they lived their married lives in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Dorothy Amelia Morris to Ronald Grant Fitzpatrick
On 15th August 1946 at Randwick, New South Wales, Australia, Ronald Grant Fitzpatrick son of Gerald Richard and Eva May Fitzpatrick of Rozelle, New South Wales, Australia married Dorothy Amelia Morris, daughter of Frederick George and Dorothy May Morris of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. A marriage of Husband’s mother and step-father, they lived their married lives in New South Wales.
Cecilia Sophia Rutter to Michael Hindmarsh
On 15th August 1826 at St Peter’s Church of England, Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia Michael Hindmarsh son of George and Alice Hindmarsh of Alnwick, Northumberland, England married Cecilia Sophia Rutter, daughter of William and Charlotte Rutter of Parramatta, New South Wales. A marriage of Wife’s 3rd great grandparents, they lived their married lives in Gerringong, New South Wales.
Isabella Marion Cowan to Edward Emanuel Randall
On 16th August 1892 at Grafton, New South Wales, Australia, Edward Emanuel Randall son of Emmanuel and Matilda Randall of Romsey, Hampshire, England married Isabella Marion Cowan, daughter of James and Isabella Cowan of Grafton, New South Wales, Australia. A marriage of Wife’s great grandparents, they lived their married lives in Uralla and Armidale, New South Wales.
Stella Constance Morris to Ernest Howard McFarlane
On 30th August 1945 at St. Silas Church, Waterloo, Sydney, New South Wales, Ernest Howard McFarlane son of Walter and Sarah McFarlane of Sydney, New South Wales married Stella Constance Morris daughter of Frederick and Dorothy Morris of Newtown, New South Wales. They lived their married lives in Sydney and St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia.
News of Past Deaths
The Death of our ancestors are not forgotten, we remember them each month on the anniversary of their death.
In fondest memory of Jemima Ritchie, Wife’s great grandmother, who passed away in Scotland, on 3rd August 1941. Memory is the diary that we all carry about with us you are in our thoughts and not forgotten.
In fondest memory of Samuel Best, the husband of Husband’s 2nd great grandmother, who passed away at Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia on 7th August 1879. Deep down within our hearts, where love burns deep and true, there is a light that will burn forever.
Ronald Grant Fitzpatrick
In fondest memory of Ronald Grant Fitzpatrick, Husband’s stepfather, who passed away at New South Wales, Australia on the 18th August 1996. Every goodbye is the birth of a memory; you remain in our thoughts and are not forgotten.
In fondest memory of Alexandrina McLeod, Wife’s 3rd great grandmother, who passed away at Kangaroo Creek, New South Wales, Australia on the 21st August 1885. A person that departs from this earth never truly leaves, for they are still alive in our hearts and minds, through us, they live on.
In fondest memory of Timothy Cleary, Wife’s 2nd great grandfather, who passed away at North Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia on 24th August 1910. What we have once enjoyed, we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes part of us.
Mary Johnson née O’Neill
In fondest memory of Mary Johnson, Husband’s 2nd great grandmother, who passed away at Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia on the 28th August 1885. Deep down within our hearts, where love burns deep and true, there is a light that will burn forever, in memory dear Mary, of you.
In fondest memory of Jessie Cumming, Wife’s 3rd great grandmother, who passed away at South Grafton, New South Wales, Australia on 28th August 1894. We walk down memory lane because we know you’ll be found there, always in our thoughts..
- By default the ‘In Memoriam‘ or ‘Death‘ sections of this page use the maiden name of women instead of the husband’s family name or surname.
- Sometimes the maiden name is not known, in this circumstance the married name will be used.