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Query by Ryl

I have been looking for Mann family that came to Perth, Leonard William Grierson came to Perth in the early 1900's his parents were Rachel Mann and David Grierson. Benjamin Mann also came to Perth he is Rachel's brother. I was wondering if Leonard had any children.? I have been doing my trees since 1983. How sad!!

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on 2015-06-12 08:36:32

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by tonkin on 2015-06-13 00:35:42


Groom: Leonard W GRIERSON.
Bride: Alice J DAVISON.
Year married: 1931.
Place: Perth district, Western Australia.
Ref: Registry of Marriages, Western Australia. Reg #433.

Is this the marriage for your Leonard GRIERSON?

by Ryl on 2015-06-13 03:07:55

Yes it is. Thanks

by tonkin on 2015-06-13 04:02:11

This appears to be the deaths for Leonard and Alice above.

Name: Leonard William GRIERSON.
Died: 23 March 1978 in Dongara, Western Australia.
Age: 69 years.

Name: Alice Jane GRIERSON.
Died: 31 October 1991 in Geraldton, Western Australia.
Age: 86 years.

Leonard and Alice were cremated at the Karrakatta Cemetery in Western Australia.
Memorial location: Garden of Remembrance, Section EC, Site 17, Position 0184.

The quickest way to find out if they had any children would be to follow up with death notices in the newspapers or death certificates as their children should be named. Having their dates of death will speed up newspaper searches.

Hope this is of some help.

by janilye on 2015-06-13 11:34:47

This bit is not what you're looking for. It's just a coincidence I found interesting. In the Old Geraldton Cemetery at Geraldton Gaol there are two convicts buried. One by the name of Gilbert Grierson died 26 May 1877 age 40; and the other is George Mann died 14 September 1868 age 34.

Now this is what you are looking for :
The West Australian, Friday 6 December 1935
MANN. On November 8, at Wallsend-On-Tyne,
England, Ann, relict of tbe late Joseph Mann,
dearly beloved mother of Rachael (Mrs. D.
Grierson. Koorda) and Ben (Koorda), and
grandmother of Leonard William Grierson; aged
90 years.
This (below)is Benjamin MANN formerly from Koorda. He was a boer war veteran not born in W.A. married twice second wife's name Marjorie.
AGE: 73
YEAR: 1954 (3 October 1954)
The West Australian, Tuesday 5 October 1954
MANN: On Sunday. Oct. 3,
suddenly, at Albany, Benjamin,
formerly of Koorda.
dearly loved husband of Marjorie:
at the age of 73 years.
MANN: On Sunday. Oct. 3,
suddenly, loved stepfather of
Geoffrey. and Barbara and
John. grandfather of baby
MANN: On Sunday, Oct. 3,
suddenly. Benjamin, esteemed
and sincere friend of Mr. and
Mrs. E. W. Langridge and
family, of Victoria Park
MANN: The relatives and Friends of the late Mr. Benjamin Mann, formerly of
Koorda, and later of Campbell road, Albany, a Boer War veteran, are respectfully Informed that the Funeral is appointed to leave the Grey-street, Private Mortuary, Albany at 11a.m. TODAY (Tuesday) for interment in the Methodist portion of the Albany Cemetery.
H. C. PRIOR AND SON. Phone 215 Albany.

by janilye on 2015-06-13 12:05:50

The Daily News Wednesday 8 January 1936
Mr. David Grierson, who died on Monday after a long illness, was a veteran
of the South African war, having served with the 1st Gordon Highlanders, Liverpool Scottish. Mr. Grierson, who had been in this State for 24 years, was born in Scotland. In recent years he has been farming in the Kulja district. He was a member of the Grand Lodge of Buffaloes of England and South Africa. He is survived by a widow and one son.
Western Mail, Thursday 23 January 1936
David Grierson, on January 6,
at Home of Peace, aged 59; South
African veteran, late of the 1st
Gordon Highlanders, Liverpool

by Ryl on 2015-06-13 17:58:07

Thank you all so much, you are all very good at this. I will try and get the death certificates and look up trove.

by tonkin on 2015-06-13 20:26:03

Burial details for Rachel's husband just in case you don't have them.

Name: David GRIERSON.
Died: 06 January 1936.
Place: Koorda, Western Australia.
Age: 59 years.
Buried: Karrakatta Cemetery, Western Australia.
Area: Presbyterian.
Section: FA.
Gravesite: 0308.
Grantee: Rachel GRIERSON.

by janilye on 2015-06-13 23:58:08

Death of Benjamin Mann's 1st wife.
The West Australian Saturday 16 February 1952

MANN: On Feb. 10, at Albany District Hospital, Janet, beloved
wife of Benjamin Mann, formerly of Koorda, now of Campbell-road, Albany,
suddenly, at the age of 69 years.
At rest.
MANN (Janet): Passed away, suddenly, Feb. 10. at Albany,
beloved sister of Ernest, sister in-law of Hannah, loved aunty
of John (Adelaide), Win (Mrs. Chaloner), Bett (Mrs. Mair) and
Harry Trueman.

by janilye on 2015-06-14 00:04:47
by janilye on 2015-06-14 00:12:46

Rachel Mann/Grierson/Jeffrey
You should now be able to find others using this site and Trove but of course death certificates are needed.

by Ryl on 2015-06-14 03:37:46

To every one who has helped, I thank you. This info is fantastic. You leave me for dead, I thought I was o.k. At finding info.

by gwebby on 2019-03-22 11:51:25

You posted this back to a reply of mine.

Ryl has sent you a private message:

Unfortunately I have mislaid my login details to my previous account (that I sent the message to you from)!

Can you please resend the private message?


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