Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Donkin - Helen Margaret

Helen Margaret “Nell or Nellie” DONKINAge: 100 years19062006

Name
Helen Margaret “Nell or Nellie” DONKIN
Given names
Helen Margaret
Surname
DONKIN
Nickname
Nell or Nellie
Married name
Helen Margaret SIMMONS
Birth April 28, 1906 41 29
Citation details: DONKIN HELEN M 18234/1906 WILLIAM J CATHERINE ST PETERS
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a sisterDaisy Catherine DONKIN
October 4, 1910 (Age 4 years)
Citation details: DONKIN DAISY C 43527/1910 WILLIAM J CATHERINE ST PETERS
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a sisterDorothy Josephine “Topsy” DONKIN
November 23, 1915 (Age 9 years)
Publication: Word Document per email from Lyn Fullerton (Cameron) 19 Feb 2007
Citation details: Murdoch Family History.txt Page 2
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: DONKIN DOROTHY J 43126/1915 WILLIAM J CATHERINE ST PETERS
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a paternal grandmotherMargaret LEAN
June 4, 1926 (Age 20 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 914
Citation details: 9030/1926 DONKIN MARGARET JAMES ST PETERS
Quality of data: primary evidence
Burial of a paternal grandmotherMargaret LEAN
June 7, 1926 (Age 20 years)
Address: Zone C 07 4266
Cemetery: Rookwood Necropolis
Religion: Church of England
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 914
Text:

MARGARET DONKIN 84 7/06/1926 Zone C 07 4266

Marriage of a siblingStanley Norman LEWISDaisy Catherine DONKINView this family
Type: Religious marriage
July 14, 1934 (Age 28 years)
Address: St. Peter's
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: 12440/1934 LEWIS STANLEY N DONKIN DAISY C ST PETERS
Quality of data: primary evidence
Lewis - Donkin - Stanley Norman and Daisy Catherine
Lewis - Donkin - Stanley Norman and Daisy Catherine

Note: Image kindly provided by Gordon Fullerton.


Donkin - Daisy Catherine
Donkin - Daisy Catherine

Note: Image kindly provided by Gordon Fullerton.

Marriage of a siblingMurdoch DONKINMargaret May HEWITTView this family
about 1936 (Age 29 years)
Citation details: 12708/1936 DONKIN MURDOCH HEWITT MARGARET MAY ASHFIELD
Quality of data: primary evidence
Marriage of a siblingPeter Merlin McQUADEDorothy Josephine “Topsy” DONKINView this family
about 1938 (Age 31 years)
Citation details: 24185/1938 MCQUADE PETER MERLIN DONKIN DOROTHY JOSEPHINE ST PETERS
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death of a maternal grandfatherGeorge MURDOCH
February 16, 1938 (Age 31 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 6018/1938 MURDOCH GEORGE GEORGE ANNE TAREE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: 2007/1910
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Faye and Dick James and Lynne and Doug Absalom, 2002
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 863
MarriageJoseph Theadore SIMMONSView this family
about 1940 (Age 33 years)
Citation details: 14604/1940 SIMMONS JOSEPH THEODORE DONKIN HELEN MARGARET SYDNEY
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death of a maternal grandmotherEllen BLACK
May 4, 1940 (Age 34 years)
Publication: London, John J. Murdoch, Brown's Self Interpreting Bible, publication date not known
Citation details: 11794/1940 MURDOCH HELEN JOHN CATHERINE TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Burial of a maternal grandmotherEllen BLACK
May 6, 1940 (Age 34 years)
Address: Presbyterian Section: H/45
Cemetery: Dawson River General
Publication: London, John J. Murdoch, Brown's Self Interpreting Bible, publication date not known
MURDOCH-George and Helen "Ellen" MURDOCH (BLACK)
MURDOCH-George and Helen "Ellen" MURDOCH (BLACK)

Note: Image provided by Stuart Gregory taken in 2004.


MURDOCH-George and Helen "Ellen" MURDOCH (BLACK)
MURDOCH-George and Helen "Ellen" MURDOCH (BLACK)

Note: Graves of George MURDOCH and Helen "Ellen" MURDOCH (BLACK) in Cundletown Cemetery. Taken in 2004.

Death of a fatherWilliam James DONKIN
July 1, 1947 (Age 41 years)
Citation details: 14480/1947 DONKIN WILLIAM JAMES JAMES MARGARET NEWTOWN
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a motherCatherine “Kate” MURDOCH
February 10, 1958 (Age 51 years)
Citation details: 2963/1958 DONKIN CATHERINE GEORGE ELLEN MARRICKVILLE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a husbandJoseph Theadore SIMMONS
about 1967 (Age 60 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 10837/1967 SIMMONS JOSEPH THEODORE JOSEPH JAMES EVELYN MAUDE ST LEONARDS
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death of a brotherMurdoch DONKIN
July 22, 1985 (Age 79 years)
Citation details: DONKIN MURDOCH 20025/1985 WILLIAM JAMES CATHERINE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a sisterDaisy Catherine DONKIN
June 11, 2005 (Age 99 years)

Citation details: LEWIS Daisy Catherine Death notice 11JUN2005 Death 94 late of Penshurst Daily Telegraph (Sydney) 14JUN2005
Note: Advised by a telephone call from Lyn Fullerton (Cameron) 12 June, 2005.
Birthday Anniversary
celebrated her 100th birthday
April 28, 2006 (Age 100 years)
Publication: 29 July 2004
Citation details: In a telephone conversation with ANNETTE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Note: Now living in a hostel.
Simmons (Donkin)-Helen "Nell"
Simmons (Donkin)-Helen "Nell"

Note: Helen "Nell" Simmons (Donkin).

Death October 12, 2006 (Age 100 years)

Citation details: 24 Oct 2006
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: SIMMONS Helen Margaret Death notice 12OCT2006 Death 100 Sydney Morning Herald 14OCT2006
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 22, 1903Oxley Island, , New South Wales, Australia
11 months
elder brother
Donkin - MurdochMurdoch DONKIN
Birth: November 30, 1904 40 28St. Peters, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 22, 1985New South Wales, Australia
17 months
herself
4 years
younger sister
5 years
younger sister
Donkin - Dorothy JosephineDorothy Josephine “Topsy” DONKIN
Birth: November 23, 1915 51 39St. Peters, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 23, 2010Toowoon Bay, , New South Wales, Australia
… … + Helen Margaret “Nell or Nellie” DONKIN - View this family
herself
son
Private
Family with Joseph Theadore SIMMONS - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about 1940Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthWritten note by W.H. (Bill) Hudson
BirthMurdoch Family Bible
BirthD - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: DONKIN HELEN M 18234/1906 WILLIAM J CATHERINE ST PETERS
Quality of data: primary evidence
MarriageS - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 14604/1940 SIMMONS JOSEPH THEODORE DONKIN HELEN MARGARET SYDNEY
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birthday AnniversaryTelephone conversation with Annette Hudson (Gregory)
Publication: 29 July 2004
Citation details: In a telephone conversation with ANNETTE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
DeathEmails - Lyn Fullerton
Citation details: 24 Oct 2006
Quality of data: secondary evidence
DeathWeb Site - The Ryerson Index
Citation details: SIMMONS Helen Margaret Death notice 12OCT2006 Death 100 Sydney Morning Herald 14OCT2006