Jim's Genie Jottings

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

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Ella Ruby Ablett

b. 19 September 1911, d. 8 June 1967


Ella Ruby Ablett was born on 19 September 1911.1,2

Family life

Victor Kessey and Ella Ruby Ablett were married in 1927.1 Victor Kessey and she were divorced on 6 December 1942 in Sydney. Victor Kessey was alleged to have been a very regular drunk who beat his wife when his level of inebriation reached "frightfully drunk", according to his wife's testimony.1 Alfred James Walker and she were married in 1944 in Marrickville.3

Partner with Victor Kessey (b. 1909, d. 18 August 1979)

Partner with Alfred James Walker (b. 1910)


Ella Ruby Ablett died on 8 June 1967 at age 55 in Tuncurry.2 She was buried on 10 June 1967 at Tuncurry Cemetery in Tuncurry.2


  1. [S857] Terraced, The Daily Telegraph, Part of the "Presenting Real Life" column, 6 Dec 1942.
  2. [S890] Various, Australian Cemeteries Index, (Reg & Jean McDonnell.)
  3. [S611] NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, Index to NSW Marriages, (Registry of BDM.)
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