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A history of the Fleming, Jolliffe, Kessey and Murphy families of New South Wales - and their forebears

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Frances ("Granny Gardner") Kemp

b. 7 July 1859, d. 10 May 1943

Person Exhibits

Frances Gardner (nee Kemp), circa 1930

Detailed biography

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Family surname

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Birth

Frances ("Granny Gardner") Kemp was born on 7 July 1859 at Warrangee station in Rylstone. The child's grandmother, Frances Elliott (nee Gibson) was present at the birth (possibly acting as midwife). The birth certificate spells the birthplace as "Wrangear near Mudgee", but the only place like this is Warrangee station. The owner of that station bought Mungrabambone near Quambone around this time. Her daughter, Amy Laura Emily Gardner's Birth Certificate states that Frances Kemp was born at "Drill Station"1,2,3,4,5,6

Parents

FatherWilliam Isaac Kemp (b. about 1826, d. 29 April 1897)
MotherEmma Mary ("Granny Kemp") Elliott (b. 17 October 1837, d. 12 December 1931)

Family life

Attwood Charles Gardner and Frances ("Granny Gardner") Kemp were married on 8 November 1884 at St Barnabas' C of E Church in Coonamble.1,7,3,4,8

Child with Samuel Elliott

SonEdgar Kemp (b. 26 November 1877, d. 12 December 1953)

Child with Unknown Unknown

DaughterFrances Elizabeth ("Tolla") Gardner, born Kemp+ (b. 27 December 1883, d. after 1 May 1937)

Children with Attwood Charles Gardner (b. 24 December 1862, d. 1 May 1937)

SonAttwood Charles Gardner (b. 28 March 1886, d. after 1 May 1937)
DaughterBertha Ada Gardner+ (b. 4 November 1887, d. after 1 May 1937)
DaughterEmma Mary Gardner (b. 12 June 1890, d. after 1 May 1937)
DaughterAmy Laura Emily Gardner+ (b. 12 March 1892, d. 23 September 1952)
DaughterClarinda May Gardner (b. 3 June 1893, d. after 1 May 1937)
DaughterVida Robina Gardner+ (b. 9 December 1895, d. 24 March 1967)
DaughterGeorgina Jane Gardner+ (b. 14 March 1897, d. after 1 May 1937)
DaughterNora Olive Lavina Gardner+ (b. 26 January 1900, d. after 1 May 1937)
SonAlbert George William Gardner (b. 28 January 1902, d. before 1 May 1937)
DaughterDaisy Una Geraldine Gardner (b. 1907)

Residence information

Frances ("Granny Gardner") Kemp lived in Coonamble, NSW, Australia, on 8 November 1884.7

Working life

  • On 8 November 1884 Frances ("Granny Gardner") Kemp was a domestic in Coonamble.7

Death

Frances ("Granny Gardner") Kemp died on 10 May 1943 at age 83 at District Hospital in Coonamble. Arterio sclerosis||1,9 She was buried on 11 May 1943 at C of E in Coonamble.1,9

Citations

  1. [S294] Death Certificate, Frances Gardner, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1943 No 496.
  2. [S340] Birth Certificate Vol 1859 No 9942, Frances Kemp, (15 August 1859), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.
  3. [S404] Birth Certificate Vol 1892 No 11323, Amy Laura Emily Gardner, (11 Apr 1892), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.
  4. [S406] Birth Certificate Vol 1897 No 55 in Coonamble, Georgina Jane Gardner, (6 May 1897), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.
  5. [S471] "RR: Kemp Family Group Sheets by Lorraine Voigt", 29 Jan 1991, Lorraine Voigt (5 Kenworth Street Brassall Qld 4305), to James Fleming (Sydney); Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
  6. [S1607] "Warrangee Station research", 2021, James Michael Fleming (Cammeray, NSW), Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
  7. [S397] Marriage Certificate, Attwood Charles Gardner and Frances Kemp, 8 Nov 1884, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW. 6164 in 1884.
  8. [S461] Death Certificate, Attwood Charles Gardner, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1937 No 7563.
  9. [S1267] Attwood Charles and Frances Gardner; and Emma Kemp Gravestone, Coonamble Cemetery, Back Gular Road, Coonamble; Jim Fleming, 10 May 1943.
ReferencesCh Fleming forebears
Ch forebears
Pedigree Kemp
Last Edited5 November 2020