September Family Notices

Photo of Martin Place, Sydney in September, showing stall vendors, old cars and many people going about their business.

September Births, Deaths and Marriages

Reviewed and updated: 1 September 2019

Animated happy birthday baloons Happy Birthday

We celebrate the following September birthdays.

Icon sized photo of Peter Morris who was born in September

3rd September

Peter, 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. Move forward with confidence and courage. You’re a very special person. May today and all of your days be amazing! See Pics

Icon sized photo of Chris Morris who was born in September

5th September

Chris, best wishes and happiness to you on your birthday. Our birthday wish for you is that you continue to love life and never stop dreaming. May beauty and happiness surround you, not only on your special day, but always.


News of Past Births

Our past significant events are remembered each month. This September we recall the births of the following direct ancestors from Ron and Colleen’s family tree.

Small icon picture of Myee Johnston-Williamson who was born in September 1920

2nd Sep – Myee Maud Johnston

Born 2nd September 1920, at Tenterfield, to Ralph Richmond and Ruby Johnston the birth of a daughter, Myee Maud. Her Story

Animated stork delivering a baby representing birth

10th Sep – Hannah Wyles

Born 10th September 1842, at Thatcham, Berkshire, England, to James Wyles and Sarah Carter the birth of a daughter, Hannah.

Animated stork delivering a baby representing birth

17th Sep – Alice Urpeth

Born 17th September 1767, at Northumberland, England, to Mr. & Mrs. Christopher Urpeth the birth of a daughter, Alice. Her Story

Small icon picture of Alf Morris who was born in September 1921

21st Sep – Alfred George Morris

Born 21st September 1921, at Darlinghurst, to Frederick and Dorothy Morris the birth of a son, Alfred George.

Animated stork delivering a baby representing birth

22nd Sep – David James Williamson

Born 22nd September 1857, at Midlothian, Scotland, to David and Mary Williamson the birth of a son, David James. His Story


Marriage News

As shown below, September heralds the wedding anniversaries of our descendants and direct ancestors.

Animated graphic of a heart representing a September marriage

Rachel Downie to Thomas Fallside

On 7th September 1819 at Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, Rachel Downie, daughter of James and Mary Downie of Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, to Thomas Fallside, of Scotland.

Animated graphic of a heart representing a September marriage

Sarah Carter to James Wyles

On 13th September 1835 at Thatcham, Berkshire, England, Sarah Carter, daughter of John and Ann Carter of Berkshire, England, to James Wyles, of Berkshire, England.

Animated graphic of a heart representing marriage

Elizabeth Cowden to William Clingan

On 16th September 1850 at Abbey Paisley, Renfrew,Scotland, Elizabeth Cowden, daughter of Thomas and Margaret Cowden of Scotland, to William Clingan, first son of Robert and Sarah Clingin of Ireland.

Animated graphic of a heart representing marriage

Isabella Smail to James Cowan

On 17th September 1863 at South Grafton, Isabella Smail, the second daughter of James and Jessie Smail of Sydney, to James Cowan, third son of William and Alexandrina Cowan of South Grafton.

Animated graphic of a heart representing marriage

Jemima Ritchie to David James Williamson

On 19th September 1879 at Borrowmuirhil, Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire, Scotland, Jemima Ritchie, the fifth daughter of Andrew and Ann Ritchie of Scotland, to David James Williamson, first son of David and Mary Williamson of Scotland.

Animated graphic of a heart representing marriage

Clarissa Fanny Smith to Samuel Best

On 25th September 1864 at Newtown, New South Wales, Australia, Clarissa Fanny Smith, the second daughter of Henry and Jane Smith of Sydney, to Samuel Best, first son of Samuel and Anna Best of Guernsey, Channel Islands. Her Story

Animated graphic of a heart representing marriage

Harriet Welsh to Amiel Morris

On 26th September 1848 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Harriet Welsh, the daughter of William and Elizabeth Welsh of Sydney, to Amiel Morris of France. His Story

Animated graphic of a heart representing marriage

Amelia Biggs to James William Clingan

On 29th September 1896 at Narrabri, New South Wales, Australia, Amelia Biggs, the third daughter of David Ronald  and Jane Biggs of Nyngan, to James William Clingan, second son of William and Esther Clingan of Sydney.

Animated graphic of a heart representing marriage

Charlotte Robinson to John O’Meara

On 30th September 1817 at St. John’s Church of England, Parramatta, Charlotte Robinson, daughter of Hannah and John Robinson of Yorkshire, England to John O’Meara, of Tipperary, Ireland.


News of Past Deaths

The Death of our ancestors and close family are not forgotten, we remember them each month on the anniversary of their death.

Small icon picture of John Morris who died in September 1977

Frederick James Morris

In fondest memory of Frederick James Morris, Ron’s uncle, who passed away at Granville, New South Wales on 3rd September 1977. Every goodbye is the birth of a memory.

Icon sized photo of family cemetery south coast of NSW

Harriet Welsh

In fondest memory of Harriet Welsh, wife of Ron’s 2nd great grandfather, who passed away at St Peters, New South Wales, Australia on 4th Sept.  1897. In our thoughts and not forgotten.

Photo of family cemetery south coast of NSW

Alice Urpeth

In fondest memory of Alice Urpeth, Colleen’s 4th great grandmother, who passed away at Northumberland, England on 6th September  1808. A memory is a keepsake of time that lives forever in the heart.

Icon sized photo of family cemetery south coast of NSW

James Johnson

In fondest memory of James Johnson, Ron’s paternal great grandfather, who passed away at Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia on 5th September  1941. There were no goodbyes for us. in our thoughts and not forgotten.

Icon photo of Edwin Walter Emperor Kelly who died in September 1946

Edwin Walter Emperor Kelly

In fondest memory of Edwin Walter Emperor Kelly, husband of Colleen’s grand aunt, who passed away at Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia on 13th September 1946. The memory of a good person is a blessing.

Photo of family cemetery south coast of NSW

Jane Price

In fondest memory of Jane Price, Ron’s 3rd great grandmother, who passed away at Merrylands, New South Wales on 19th September 1885. Fond memories brings the light of other days around us.

Photo of family cemetery south coast of NSW

John Rutter

In fondest memory of John Rutter, Colleen’s 5th great grandfather, who passed away at Lymington, Hampshire, England on 21st September 1811. We do not remember days; we remember moments.

Photo of family cemetery south coast of NSW

William Crawford

In fondest memory of William Crawford, Colleen’s 3rd great grandfather, who passed away at Fermanagh, Northern Ireland on 25th September 1856. They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.


  • 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.
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One comment on “September Family Notices
  1. Robyn Hanna says:

    I am part of William and Ruth’s family my Grandfather was the brother of Alexander. I have just found this page of information cannot believe there is so much information. It is interesting to read. My Mother was a Miss Clingan before marriage