Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Eleanor Amelia “Lena” TOWERSAge: 91 years18991990

Name
Eleanor Amelia “Lena” TOWERS
Given names
Eleanor Amelia
Nickname
Lena
Surname
TOWERS
Married name
Eleanor Amelia WEBSTER
Birth April 10, 1899 29 24
Citation details: 16332/1899 TOWERS ELEANOR A FRANK ANNIE M TAREE
Citation details: 22 March 2014
Text:

In part:

"Birth date was 10 th April 1899"

Birth of a brotherClarence Sydney TOWERS
about 1901 (Age 20 months)
Citation details: 36303/1901 TOWERS CLARENCE S FRANK ANNIE M TAREE
Birth of a sisterRoberta Alice TOWERS
about 1904 (Age 4 years)
Citation details: 7494/1904 TOWERS ROBERTA A FRANK ANNIE M TAREE
Birth of a sisterLouisa TOWERS
about 1907 (Age 7 years)
Citation details: 40709/1907 TOWERS LOUISA FRANK ANNIE M TAREE
Death of a sisterLouisa TOWERS
about 1907 (Age 7 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 15825/1907 TOWERS LOUISA FRANK ANNIE M TAREE
Birth of a sisterAnnie A TOWERS
about 1911 (Age 11 years)
Citation details: 46063/1911 TOWERS ANNIE A FRANK ANNIE M TAREE
Number of childrenArthur George WEBSTERView this family
6

Citation details: 22 March 2014
Text:

In part:

"Arthur and Eleanor had another 6 children."

Marriage of a siblingJoseph Alfred TISDELLLila Annie TOWERSView this family
about 1912 (Age 12 years)
Date of entry in original source: Elul 7513 (September 3753)
Marriage of a siblingSydney Adolphus TISDELLHilda Mary Isabel TOWERSView this family
about 1912 (Age 12 years)
Citation details: 7514/1912 TISDELL SYDNEY A TOWERS HILDA M I TAREE
Birth of a son
#1
Ted TOWERS
calculated 1914 (Age 14 years)

Towers - Ted
Towers - Ted

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Note: The plaque for Ted includes the information that he was 92 years of age at the time of his death in 2006.
Marriage of a siblingAlexander Percival “Percy” TISDELLRoberta Alice TOWERSView this family
October 21, 1921 (Age 22 years)
Citation details: 17762/1921 TISDELL PERCY A TOWERS ROBERT C TAREE
Marriage of a siblingClarence Sydney TOWERSHarriet Ivy RILEYView this family
about 1925 (Age 25 years)
Citation details: 7786/1925 TOWERS CLARENCE S RILEY HARRIET I TAREE
Death of a maternal grandfatherRobert BIGNELL
February 16, 1925 (Age 25 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 721 and 1176
Citation details: 3504/1925 BIGNELL ROBERT JAMES AMELIA TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a paternal grandmotherIsabella Matilda BIGNELL
March 5, 1926 (Age 26 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3741/1926 TOWERS ISABELLA M JAMES AMELIA TAREE
Death of a fatherFrancis “Frank” TOWERS
August 22, 1926 (Age 27 years)
Cause: Killed by falling tree
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 16515/1926 TOWERS FRANK HENRY ISABELLA TAREE
Note: Sydney Morning Herald of 30 August 1926.
Birth of a daughter
#2
Florence Aileen WEBSTER
calculated 1928 (Age 28 years)

Newell - Aileen
Newell - Aileen

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Note: The headstone for Aileen is inscribed that she was 37 years of age at the time of her death in 1965.
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary BALLARD
June 4, 1934 (Age 35 years)
Citation details: BIGNEIL MARY 10434/1934 THOMAS L CATHERINE TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a paternal grandfatherHenry George TOWERS
February 25, 1935 (Age 35 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1256
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 4191/1935 TOWERS HENRY THOMAS 88 YRS TAREE TAREE
Note: His headstone has his DOD as 26th February.
MarriageArthur George WEBSTERView this family
about 1945 (Age 45 years)
Citation details: 11913/1945 WEBSTER ARTHUR GEORGE TOWERS LENA AMELIA TAREE
Marriage of a childVictor James NEWELLFlorence Aileen WEBSTERView this family
about 1948 (Age 48 years)
Citation details: 21010/1948 NEWELL VICTOR JAMES WEBSTER FLORENCE AILEEN TAREE
Death of a motherAnnie Maria BIGNELL
September 14, 1951 (Age 52 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 18690/1951 TOWERS ANNIE MARIE ROBERT MARY TAREE
Death of a brotherClarence Sydney TOWERS
June 11, 1956 (Age 57 years)
Citation details: 24787/1956 TOWERS CLARENCE SYDNEY FRANK ANNIE MARIA TAREE
Towers - Clarence Sydney
Towers - Clarence Sydney

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Death of a husbandArthur George WEBSTER
July 19, 1960 (Age 61 years)
Citation details: 21639/1960 WEBSTER ARTHUR GEORGE SAMUEL JANE TAREE
Webster - Arthur George and Eleanor Amelia
Webster - Arthur George and Eleanor Amelia

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Death of a sisterElsie Evelyn TOWERS
July 26, 1960 (Age 61 years)
Citation details: 21642/1960 TOWERS ELSIE EVELYN FRANK WILLIAM ANNIE MARIA TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a daughterFlorence Aileen WEBSTER
December 11, 1965 (Age 66 years)
Citation details: 39681/1965 NEWELL FLORENCE A ARTHUR GEORGE ELEANOR A TAREE
Newell - Aileen
Newell - Aileen

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Death of a sisterLila Annie TOWERS
June 15, 1976 (Age 77 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 104093/1976 TISDELL LEILA ANNIE FRANK ANNIE
Death November 30, 1990 (Age 91 years)

Webster - Arthur George and Eleanor Amelia
Webster - Arthur George and Eleanor Amelia

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Burial
Address: Anglican portion N 8
Cemetery: Dawson River General
Webster - Arthur George and Eleanor Amelia
Webster - Arthur George and Eleanor Amelia

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: May 9, 1891Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
4 months
elder sister
Elsie Evelyn TOWERS
Birth: September 10, 1891 21 16Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 26, 1960Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
Cecil S K TOWERS
Birth: about 1895 25 19Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1895Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder sister
2 years
herself
3 years
younger brother
Clarence Sydney TOWERS
Birth: about 1901 31 25Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 11, 1956Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Louisa TOWERS
Birth: about 1907 37 31Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1907Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
5 years
younger sister
… … + Eleanor Amelia “Lena” TOWERS - View this family
herself
son
Family with Arthur George WEBSTER - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about 1945Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
daughter
son
Private
daughter
Private
Arthur George WEBSTER + Margaret Matilda CLARK - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: about 1906Lismore, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
step-daughter
3 years
step-son
2 years
step-daughter
3 years
step-daughter

BirthT - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 16332/1899 TOWERS ELEANOR A FRANK ANNIE M TAREE
BirthEmails - Sharon Bright
Citation details: 22 March 2014
Text:

In part:

"Birth date was 10 th April 1899"

MarriageW - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 11913/1945 WEBSTER ARTHUR GEORGE TOWERS LENA AMELIA TAREE
Number of childrenEmails - Sharon Bright
Citation details: 22 March 2014
Text:

In part:

"Arthur and Eleanor had another 6 children."

DeathHeadstone - Webster - Arthur George and Eleanor Amelia
Webster - Arthur George and Eleanor Amelia
Webster - Arthur George and Eleanor Amelia

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

BurialAustralian Cemeteries Index
NoteEmails - Sharon Bright
Citation details: 22 March 2014