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Shave - Minnie Jessie Alice

Minnie Jessie Alice SHAVEAge: 88 years18821971

Name
Minnie Jessie Alice SHAVE
Given names
Minnie Jessie Alice
Surname
SHAVE
Birth August 6, 1882
Address: Mi Vuna Dala
Publication: Excel spreadsheet
Publication: Registrar General, Suva, Fiji
Publication: Registrar General, Suva, Fiji
Adoptionyes

Adoption: Adopted by both parents
Citation details: 9 May 2016
Text:

In part:

"Additionally, there is information in Cyclopaedia of Fiji about KARL Koster, who adopted JESSIE MINNIE SHAVE."

Death of a fatherHenry Thomas SHAVE
about February 1885 (Age 2 years)
Publication: Auckland Star, Volume XXVI Issue 5492, 26 February 1885, page 2
Marriage of parentsCarl Christian Fritz KOSTERAgnes Mary HOWSONView this family
1889 (Age 6 years)
Publication: The Cyclopedia Company of Fiji, Sydney, NSW, 1907
Citation details: Pages 240 and 241
Koster - Carl - Cyclopedia of Fiji
Koster - Carl - Cyclopedia of Fiji

Note: Image kindly provided by Tony Snowsill.

Citation details: Australia, Marriage Index, 1788-1950
Text:

Name: Carl Christian Fritz Koster Spouse Name: Mary Agnes Howson Marriage Place: Victoria Registration Place: Victoria Registration Year: 1889 Registration Number: 4980

Religious marriageSydney Herbert Brandon SNOWSILLView this family
February 11, 1902 (Age 19 years)
Address: Incumbrant of Holy Trinity
Publication: Registrar General, Suva, Fiji
Publication: The Cyclopedia Company of Fiji, Sydney, NSW, 1907
Citation details: Page 240
Snowsill - Sydney Herbert Brandon
Snowsill - Sydney Herbert Brandon

Note: Image kindly provided by Tony Snowsill.

Occupation
Manager of single mens' quarters

Employer: Colonial Sugar Refining Co., Ltd.
Citation details: 9 May 2016
Text:

In part:

"Jessie MINNIE SHAVE was engaged by the CSR ( The Company) and for years managed the single Men’s quarters in Lautoka with an “iron hand”. She was feared by all - including the servants at the quarters. She spoke Fijian and Hindi fluently."

Residence 1902 (Age 19 years)
Publication: Registrar General, Suva, Fiji
Birth of a son
#1
Harold Frederick Brandon SNOWSILL
January 19, 1903 (Age 20 years)
Citation details: SNOWSILL Harold Frederick Brandon Death notice 20AUG1985 Death 82 late of Fiji Sydney Morning Herald 24AUG1985
Note: The death notice for Harold includes the information that he was 82 years of age at the time of his death in 1985.
Birth of a son
#2
Sydney Eric Brandon SNOWSILL
February 22, 1905 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#3
William Herbert Brandon SNOWSILL
May 10, 1907 (Age 24 years)
Citation details: SNOWSILL William Herbert Brandon Death notice 15JUN1995 Death 88 late of Harbord Sydney Morning Herald 17JUN1995
Note: The death notice for William includes the information that he was 88 years of age at the time of his death in 1995.
Birth of a daughter
#4
Jean Brandon SNOWSILL
1909 (Age 26 years)
ResidenceSydney Herbert Brandon SNOWSILLView this family
1909 (Age 26 years)
Address: Victoria Estate
Marriage of a siblingHerbert Carey Lennox SHAVEMartha BLANCHView this family
February 25, 1913 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#5
Alan Brandon “Soot” SNOWSILL
July 13, 1917 (Age 34 years)
Citation details: SNOWSILL Alan Brandon (Soot) Death notice 14JUN1970 Death 52 late of Fiji Sydney Morning Herald 15JUN1970
Note: The death notice for Alan includes the information that he was 52 years of age at the time of his death in 1970.
Marriage of a childSydney Eric Brandon SNOWSILLEna Margaret BOSSLEYView this family
September 6, 1929 (Age 47 years)
Marriage of a childHarold Frederick Brandon SNOWSILLIrene Hunter McLENNANView this family
Type: Religious marriage
1930 (Age 47 years)
Address: Sports Club Room
Publication: Newspaper; NSW; 1888 - 1954
Citation details: Friday 25 July 1930, page 5
Birth of a grandson
#1
Sydney Brandon SNOWSILL M.B.E., J.P.
March 15, 1931 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2
David Malcolm SNOWSILL
November 19, 1937 (Age 55 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Herbert Brandon SNOWSILLDorothy CLARKView this family
July 18, 1942 (Age 59 years)
Death of a sonSydney Eric Brandon SNOWSILL
June 13, 1954 (Age 71 years)
Death of a husbandSydney Herbert Brandon SNOWSILL
September 1956 (Age 74 years)
Note: Tony Snowsill advises that these details are uncertain.
Marriage of a grandchildSydney Brandon SNOWSILL M.B.E., J.P.Dulcie Evelyn Barrett POULTONView this family
July 6, 1963 (Age 80 years)

Snowsill - Poulton - Sydney Brandon and Dulcie Evelyn
Snowsill - Poulton - Sydney Brandon and Dulcie Evelyn

Note: Image kindly made available by Tony Snowsill.

Death of a sonAlan Brandon “Soot” SNOWSILL
June 14, 1970 (Age 87 years)
Address: Neringah Home of Peace
Cause: Brain tumour
Citation details: 19494/1970 SNOWSILL ALAN BRANDON SYDNEY ROBERT B JESSIE ST LEONARDS
Citation details: SNOWSILL Alan Brandon (Soot) Death notice 14JUN1970 Death 52 late of Fiji Sydney Morning Herald 15JUN1970
Family Notes

Note: Tony Snowsill has written:
Cremation of a sonAlan Brandon “Soot” SNOWSILL
June 17, 1970 (Age 87 years)
Address: Northern Suburbs Crematorium
Death July 8, 1971 (Age 88 years)
Citation details: 56426/1971 SNOWSILL JESSIE MINNIE A HARRY THOMAS MARTHA JANE ST LEONARDS
Citation details: SNOWSILL Jessie Minnie Alice Death notice 08JUL1971 Death 88 formerly of Fiji Sydney Morning Herald 10JUL1971
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: Ceylon
brother
elder brother
18 months
elder brother
19 months
herself
Family with adoptive parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 1889Victoria, Australia
-6 years
herself
Family with Sydney Herbert Brandon SNOWSILL - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: February 11, 1902Suva, Central, Fiji
11 months
son
2 years
son
2 years
son
3 years
daughter
9 years
son

BirthCrawford-Shave - Family Tree
Publication: Excel spreadsheet
BirthMarriage Certificate - Snowsill - Shave - Sydney Herbert Brandon and Jessie Minnie Alice
Publication: Registrar General, Suva, Fiji
BirthBirth Certificate - Shave - Minnie Jessie Alice
Publication: Registrar General, Suva, Fiji
AdoptionEmails - Tony Snowsill
Citation details: 9 May 2016
Text:

In part:

"Additionally, there is information in Cyclopaedia of Fiji about KARL Koster, who adopted JESSIE MINNIE SHAVE."

MarriageMarriage Certificate - Snowsill - Shave - Sydney Herbert Brandon and Jessie Minnie Alice
Publication: Registrar General, Suva, Fiji
MarriageThe Cyclopedia of Fiji
Publication: The Cyclopedia Company of Fiji, Sydney, NSW, 1907
Citation details: Page 240
Snowsill - Sydney Herbert Brandon
Snowsill - Sydney Herbert Brandon

Note: Image kindly provided by Tony Snowsill.

OccupationEmails - Tony Snowsill
Citation details: 9 May 2016
Text:

In part:

"Jessie MINNIE SHAVE was engaged by the CSR ( The Company) and for years managed the single Men’s quarters in Lautoka with an “iron hand”. She was feared by all - including the servants at the quarters. She spoke Fijian and Hindi fluently."

ResidenceMarriage Certificate - Snowsill - Shave - Sydney Herbert Brandon and Jessie Minnie Alice
Publication: Registrar General, Suva, Fiji
ResidenceAustralian Electoral Roll - QLD - 1909
DeathS - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 56426/1971 SNOWSILL JESSIE MINNIE A HARRY THOMAS MARTHA JANE ST LEONARDS
DeathWeb Site - The Ryerson Index
Citation details: SNOWSILL Jessie Minnie Alice Death notice 08JUL1971 Death 88 formerly of Fiji Sydney Morning Herald 10JUL1971