Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Bernice BRAMBLEAge: 85 years19252010

Name
Bernice BRAMBLE
Given names
Bernice
Surname
BRAMBLE
Married name
Bernice SMITH
Married name
Bernice JOHNSON
Birth April 23, 1925 41 36

Death of a fatherGeorge BRAMBLE
September 25, 1931 (Age 6 years)
Address: Manning River District Hospital
Cause: Accidentally killed by falling tree branch
Citation details: 19404/1931 BRAMBLE GEORGE WILLIAM ELIZABETH TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: 10 August 2011
Text:

In part:

"DIED - Accidentally Killed - 25th September 1931,"

Bramble - George and Mary Ella and Coogan - Maggie Elizabeth
Bramble - George and Mary Ella and Coogan - Maggie Elizabeth

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Citation details: Wednesday 30 September 1931, page 6
Bramble - George - Death Notice
Bramble - George - Death Notice

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Publication: Northern Champion (Taree, NSW : 1913 - 1954), Wednesday 25 August 1943, page 2
Marriage of a siblingHarry John “Jack” TOWNSENDMavis Ella “Mave” BRAMBLEView this family
about 1933 (Age 7 years)
Citation details: 11696/1933  TOWNSEND HENRY J BRAMBLE MAVIS E GLOUCESTER
Marriage of a siblingThomas William BRAMBLEHettie Elizabeth GRAYView this family
about 1936 (Age 10 years)
Citation details: 21566/1936 BRAMPLE THOMAS WILLIAM GRAY HETTIE ELIZABETH TAREE
Marriage of a siblingWilliam Ernest COOGANMaggie Elizabeth BRAMBLEView this family
about 1937 (Age 11 years)
Citation details: 18635/1937 COOGAN WILLIAM ERNEST BRAMBLE MAGGIE ELIZABETH AUBURN
Marriage of a siblingGeorge BRAMBLEViolet Mary UNDERWOODView this family
about 1938 (Age 12 years)
Citation details: 5870/1938 BRAMBLE GEORGE UNDERWOOD VIOLET MARY TAREE
Marriage of a siblingRobert Henry BYLESClarice Rose BRAMBLEView this family
about 1938 (Age 12 years)
Citation details: /1938  BYLES ROBERT HENRY BRAMBLE CLARICE ROSE TAREE
Marriage of a siblingVictor Yorke BRAMBLEBeryl Joyce GOGERLEYView this family
about 1939 (Age 13 years)
Citation details: 24749/1939 BRAMBLE VICTOR YORKE GOGERLEY BERYL JOYCE TAREE
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth PATERSON
September 3, 1939 (Age 14 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 19042/1939 BRAMBLE ELIZABETH JAMES BINA ANN NEWCASTLE
Citation details: 5 July 2011
Text:

In part:

"DIED 3 September 1939, buried Bungwahl."

Bramble - William and Elizabeth
Bramble - William and Elizabeth

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Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 446
MarriageClarence Henry SMITHView this family
about 1941 (Age 15 years)
Citation details: 6291/1941  SMITH CLARENCE HENRY BRAMBLE BERNICE TAREE
Death of a motherMary Ella McBRIDE
August 22, 1943 (Age 18 years)
Address: Manning River District Hospital
Citation details: 23646/1943 BRAMBLE MARY ELLA THOMAS MARGARET ELIZABETH TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Bramble - George and Mary Ella and Coogan - Maggie Elizabeth
Bramble - George and Mary Ella and Coogan - Maggie Elizabeth

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Publication: Northern Champion (Taree, NSW : 1913 - 1954), Wednesday 25 August 1943, page 2
Burial of a motherMary Ella McBRIDE
August 24, 1943 (Age 18 years)
Address: Anglican portion, row N 37.
Cemetery: Forster General
Publication: Northern Champion (Taree, NSW : 1913 - 1954), Wednesday 25 August 1943, page 2
Bramble - George and Mary Ella and Coogan - Maggie Elizabeth
Bramble - George and Mary Ella and Coogan - Maggie Elizabeth

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Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam James BRAMBLE
October 5, 1944 (Age 19 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 24238/1944 BRAMBLE WILLIAM WILLIAM MARY ANN GLOUCESTER
Citation details: 5 July 2011
Text:

In part:

"William BRAMBLE born 13 October 1862 in Port Stephens - DIED 5 October 1944 buried Bungwahl"

Bramble - William and Elizabeth
Bramble - William and Elizabeth

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SeparatedClarence Henry SMITHView this family
before 1952 (Age 26 years)

Citation details: 6 June 2019
Text:

In part:

"All I know is that her name was Shirley Smith and was about 4 years old when (Bernice) and her first husband Clarence Henry Smith broke up."

MarriageArthur Duncan JOHNSONView this family
about 1952 (Age 26 years)
Citation details: 18918/1952  JOHNSON ARTHUR DUNCAN SMITH BERNICE GOSFORD
Marriage of a siblingLaurence Gladstone BRAMBLERachael Catherine THOMPSONView this family
July 19, 1952 (Age 27 years)
Citation details: 17397/1952 BRAMBLE LAWRENCE GLADSTONE THOMPSON RACHAEL CATHERINE PARRAMATTA
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a sisterMaggie Elizabeth BRAMBLE
October 13, 1967 (Age 42 years)
Bramble - George and Mary Ella and Coogan - Maggie Elizabeth
Bramble - George and Mary Ella and Coogan - Maggie Elizabeth

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Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 5843/1967 COOGAN MAGGIE ELIZABETH GEORGE MARY ELLA SYDNEY
Death of a brotherThomas William BRAMBLE
September 30, 1970 (Age 45 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 43810/1970 BRAMBLE THOMAS WILLIAM GEORGE MARY ELLA MAITLAND
Bramble - Thomas William
Bramble - Thomas William

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Death of a sisterClarice Rose BRAMBLE
December 3, 1972 (Age 47 years)
Citation details: BYLES CLARICE ROSE 70630/1972  GEORGE MARY TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: 17 March 2017
Text:

In part:

"Clarice Rose Byles (Bramble) died 25th December 1971 in Forster NSW"

[This date has been subsequently found to be in error.]

Death of a brotherGeorge BRAMBLE
August 22, 1976 (Age 51 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 105909/1976 BRAMBLE GEORGE GEORGE MARY ELLA
Death of a sisterMavis Ella “Mave” BRAMBLE
February 8, 1979 (Age 53 years)
Citation details: TOWNSEND MAVIS ELLA 101107/1979  GEORGE MARY ELLA
Death of a husbandClarence Henry SMITH
November 7, 1988 (Age 63 years)
Citation details: SMITH CLARENCE HENRY 109670/1988 LAWRENCE AMY DIANNE
Death of a brotherLaurence Gladstone BRAMBLE
September 28, 1991 (Age 66 years)
Bramble - Laurence Gladstone
Bramble - Laurence Gladstone

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Citation details: 28 March 2019
Text:

In part"

"Lawrence [........] died in Wollongong, not Foster. Their is a plaque for him in the cemetery in Foster with his parents however he died and was cremated in Wollongong."

Death of a brotherVictor Yorke BRAMBLE
October 17, 1992 (Age 67 years)
Bramble - Victor Yorke
Bramble - Victor Yorke

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Death of a husbandArthur Duncan JOHNSON
August 22, 2002 (Age 77 years)

Death July 17, 2010 (Age 85 years)

Burial
Address: Row N plot 37
Cemetery: Forster General
Religion: Anglican
Johnson - Bernice
Johnson - Bernice

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Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: about 1907Stroud, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder brother
Thomas William BRAMBLE
Birth: about 1908 24 19Stroud, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 30, 1970Maitland, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder brother
George BRAMBLE
Birth: about 1909 25 20Stroud, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 22, 1976Stroud, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
15 months
elder brother
Laurence Gladstone BRAMBLE
Birth: December 15, 1914 31 26Stroud, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 28, 1991Wollongong, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
elder brother
Victor Yorke BRAMBLE
Birth: August 1918 34 29Stroud, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 17, 1992Forster, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder sister
3 years
herself
Family with Clarence Henry SMITH - View this family
ex-husband
herself
Marriage: about 1941Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Separated: before 1952
daughter
Private
Family with Arthur Duncan JOHNSON - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about 1952Gosford, , New South Wales, Australia
daughter
Private
Clarence Henry SMITH + Margaret Mary - View this family
ex-husband
husband’s wife
Marriage:

BirthHeadstone - Johnson - Bernice
MarriageS - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 6291/1941  SMITH CLARENCE HENRY BRAMBLE BERNICE TAREE
SeparatedEmails - Kim Simmons
Citation details: 6 June 2019
Text:

In part:

"All I know is that her name was Shirley Smith and was about 4 years old when (Bernice) and her first husband Clarence Henry Smith broke up."

MarriageJ - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 18918/1952  JOHNSON ARTHUR DUNCAN SMITH BERNICE GOSFORD
DeathHeadstone - Johnson - Bernice
BurialAustralian Cemeteries Index
SourceEmails - Thelma Rolingson
Citation details: 13 March 2017
Text:

In part:

"I am writing to inform you, you have some names missing on this one.They had eight children.Mavis Ella Bramble,Clarice Rose Bramble also Bernice Bramble to add to this list."