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James Harold Alexander ("Harold") Kessey

b. 1893, d. 10 November 1957

Family Surname

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Birth

James Harold Alexander ("Harold") Kessey was born in 1893.1,2,3,4

Parents

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

Family life

James Harold Alexander ("Harold") Kessey and Eva Theresa Hade were married in 1921 in Wollahra.5

Children with Eva Theresa Hade (d. 24 November 1966)

SonTerrence Kessey+ (b. 8 February 1923, d. 7 May 2001)
DaughterMoya Kessey (b. 1924)
SonFabian Kessey (b. 1928)

Working life

  • In 1924 James Harold Alexander ("Harold") Kessey was a butcher in Newbridge.6

Death

James Harold Alexander ("Harold") Kessey died on 10 November 1957 at age ~64 at RGH Concord in Burwood.7,8 He was buried on 12 November 1957 at Rookwood Cemetery in Sydney. Plot 1739, Sec 20, Portion M2.9

Citations

  1. [S486] Birth Certificate Vol 1905 No 17192, Halvar Roy Kessey, (6 May 1905), NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages.
  2. [S296] Death Certificate, Mary Jane Kessey, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1951 No 957.
  3. [S295] Death Certificate, James Kessey, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1944 No 328.
  4. [S610] NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, Index to NSW Births, (Registry of BDM), 6351/1902.
  5. [S611] NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, Index to NSW Marriages, (Registry of BDM), 1377/1892.
  6. [S812] Various, Sands' Directory (Sydney: John Sands Ltd, 1924) p1280.
  7. [S612] NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, Index to NSW Deaths, (Registry of BDM).
  8. [S843] Joyce Ryerson et al, Ryerson Death Index, (Ryerson Index).
  9. [S890] Various, Australian Cemeteries Index, (Reg & Jean McDonnell).
Last Edited1 November 2018