Jim's Genie Jottings

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

Person Page 3,193

Halvar Roy Kessey

b. 1 April 1905, d. 11 December 1981

Person Exhibits

Halvar Roy Kessey, circa 1938

Detailed biography

For a detailed biography of Halvar Roy Kessey click here.

Family surname

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Birth

Halvar Roy Kessey was born on 1 April 1905 in Mount David.1,2,3,4

Parents

FatherJames Kessey (b. 18 June 1858, d. 14 August 1944)
MotherMary Jane Press (b. 24 October 1867, d. 5 March 1951)

Family life

Halvar Roy Kessey and Ena Ruby Murphy were married on 29 October 1928 at Saint Ignatius Church in Bourke.2,5

Children with Ena Ruby Murphy (b. 6 September 1908, d. 16 October 1995)

SonJames Anthony Kessey+ (b. 31 March 1930)
DaughterHalvene Therese Kessey (b. 6 February 1934, d. 6 October 2005)
DaughterCarmel Rae Kessey+ (b. 18 August 1939, d. 15 February 2019)

Residence information

Halvar Roy Kessey and Ena Ruby Murphy lived at Hope Street in Bourke, New South Wales, Australia, in 1936.6 He sold part of Lots 1 & 2 Sec 14 to Toni Palfi on 23 January 1954 in Bourke.7 He lived at 13 Sturt Street in Bourke, NSW, Australia, in 1972.8 He sold part of Lot 3 Sec 14 (13 Sturt Street) on 14 May 1976 in Bourke.9

Working life

  • On 29 October 1928 Halvar Roy Kessey was occupied as a labourer while living at in Bourke, New South Wales, Australia.2
  • In 1930 Halvar Roy Kessey was a motor driver at the Oxford Hotel in Bourke.10
  • In 1937 Halvar Roy Kessey was a lorry driver at Hope Street in Bourke.11
  • In 1943 Halvar Roy Kessey was a lorry driver at Hope Street in Bourke.12
  • In 1949 Halvar Roy Kessey was a lorry driver at Hope Street in Bourke.13
  • On 4 August 1950 Halvar Roy Kessey was a Mayor in Bourke.14
  • In 1954 Halvar Roy Kessey was a clerk at 13 Sturt Street in Bourke.15

Death

Halvar Roy Kessey died on 11 December 1981 at age 76 in Wollongong.16,3

Citations

  1. [S486] Birth Certificate Vol 1905 No 17192, Halvar Roy Kessey, (6 May 1905), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.
  2. [S459] Marriage Certificate, Halvar Roy Kessey and Ena Ruby Murphy, 29 Oct 1928, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW. 1928/19996.
  3. [S803] Ancestry.com, Australia and New Zealand, Find A Grave Index, 1800s-Current
  4. [S804] Ancestry.com, Australia, Birth Index, 1788-1922
  5. [S801] Ancestry.com, Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950
  6. [S721] Kessey, 1936 Electoral Roll, Kingswood, Bourke, Archives Office of NSW.
  7. [S735] Deed: Kessey - Palfi, Land Titles Office of NSW, Vol 5369 Fol 128.
  8. [S802] Ancestry.com, Australia, Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980
  9. [S737] Deed: Lee - Kessey, Land Titles Office of NSW, Vol 2671 Fol 107.
  10. [S713] Kessey, 1930 Electoral Roll, Kingswood, Bourke, Archives Office of NSW.
  11. [S722] Kessey, 1937 Electoral Roll, Kingswood, Bourke, Archives Office of NSW.
  12. [S723] Kessey, 1943 Electoral Roll, Kingswood, Bourke, Archives Office of NSW.
  13. [S724] Kessey, 1949 Electoral Roll, Kingswood, Bourke, Archives Office of NSW.
  14. [S701] The Flood Position, The Western Herald, various articles from August to September, Aug to Sep 1950, various.
  15. [S726] Kessey, 1954 Electoral Roll, Kingswood, Bourke, Archives Office of NSW.
  16. [S702] Ena Kessey, Family artifact: Memorial card - Kessey, Halvar Roy, Berkeley: Ena Kessey, 10 December 1989.
ReferencesBaker clan
Ch forebears
Ch Kessey forebears
Hanrahan clan
Kessey clan
Press clan
Last Edited25 September 2018