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Posted: 14 Jan 2013 10:02AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Gethin
Clarence James Gethin born Wales 1904, came to Australia 1922. He lived in WA and married in 1937. He died in 1952 in WA.Did he always live in WA or did he live/work elsewhere? Who did he marry and did they have any children?

Re: Gethin

Posted: 15 Jan 2013 7:57AM GMT
Classification: Query
WA BMD index is free online,electoral rolls may help with his movements.

Re: Gethin

Posted: 15 Jan 2013 9:01AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 15 Jan 2013 9:36AM GMT
Clarence J GETHIN married Flossie S JEFFERIES in Perth in 1937 (reg 1097). Flossie arrived in Fremantle from London in 1929 aboard 'Orford' (alone?). No children are mentioned in his death notice.

He was known as Jim, had siblings in WA...and left his wife a wealthy woman! From NLA Trove newspapers:

The West Australian, Monday 25 August 1952
GETHIN (Clarence James): On Aug. 22, at his home, South Moorine Rock, Jim, dearly loved husband of Floss. Peace, perfect peace.
The West Australian, Friday 29 August 1952
GETHIN: On Aug. 22, Jim, dear brother of Dick, brother-in-law of Bonnie, uncle of Reg, Eunice and Margaret.
GETHIN: On Aug. 22, Jim, dear brother of Evan and Ivor, sister-in-law of Rene and May.

The West Australian, Thursday 11 December 1952
Farmer Left £21,952
Clarence James Gethin, famer, of Moorine Rock, who died on August 21 at the age of 49, left estate valued for probate at £21,952/6/4. His widow is the sole beneficiary under his will.

His brother's death (he is listed as Jim):
The West Australian, Thursday 5 June 1947
GETHIN.-On May 28, 1947, at Southern Cross, John William, husband of Josephine Mary Gethin, loved father of John, Owen and Olwen, loved brother of Dick, Jim, Evan, Matthew, Ivor and Tom.
GETHIN.-The Friends of the late Mr. John William Gethin, of Moorine Rock, are respectfully informed that his remains were interred in the Church of England portion of the Southern Cross Cemetery last Saturday morning at 11 o'clock.

GETHIN marriages for the brothers:
John Wm married Josephine Mary FRASER in Perth in 1928 (reg 15).
Richard Edw married Nellie Jane BRANSON in Perth in 1934 (reg 506).
Ivor Ingram married Elsie May I TUCK in Perth in 1939 (reg 1309).
Matthew Hy married Alice Winifred NEVILLE in Yilgarn in 1940 (reg 9).

Southern Cross Pioneer Cemetery (see Lorraine's Burial Records site):
GETHIN , Alice Elizabeth. 25 August 1928. Aged 5 days
GETHIN , Arthur Walter. Youngest son of Richard and Nella . - . Aged 6 months
GETHIN , Clarence James. Husband of Flossie. 22 August 1952. Aged 48 years.
GETHIN , John William. 1947 Unmarked grave
GETHIN , John William. 3 August 1929. Aged 11 hours
GETHIN , Nella Jane. Mother of Norma, Reg, Eunice, Walter, Margaret. 4 August 1913 - 18 December 1986
GETHIN , Norma Jean. Eldest daughter of Richard and Nella. 30 March 1942
GETHIN , Richard Edward. Father of Norma, Reg, Eunice, Walter, Margaret. 22 June 1898 - 17 September 1962. Aged 64 years

Northam Cemetery:
GETHIN , Alice Winifred. 12 June 2004. Aged 86 yearsa
GETHIN , Matthew H. Husband of Winnie, father of June, Neville and Eric. 18 June 1975. Aged 66 years

Karrakatta Cemetery (see MCB WA):
GETHIN, Elsie May. 15/12/1987 aged 87.
GETHIN, Evan Tudor. 2/6/1963 aged 61.
GETHIN, Flossie Sarah. 8/1/1970 aged 71.
GETHIN, Irene Mary [wife of Evan]. 28/8/1989 aged 85.
GETHIN, Ivor Ingram. 15/3/1988 aged 80.
GETHIN, Josephine Mary. 15/8/1979 aged 76.

Just noticed Alison's reply on your other thread - you can match up names to above.

If you check out the White Pages phone directory online (Residential) there are several Gethin families still living in Moorine Rock and surrounding areas.

Re: Gethin

Posted: 15 Jan 2013 9:26AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 15 Jan 2013 9:46AM GMT
WWII enlistments:
GETHIN MATTHEW HENRY : Service Number - WX28726 : Date of birth - 12 Jun 1909 : Place of birth - WALES ENGLAND : Place of enlistment - PERTH WA : Next of Kin - GETHIN WINIFRED

GETHIN IVOR INGRAM : Service Number - W71608 : Date of birth - 01 Nov 1907 : Place of birth - CARERSWS WALES : Place of enlistment - DENMARK WA : Next of Kin - GETHIN ELSIE

There is a photo of Matthew at NAA Recordsearch.
Click on begin your search and type his namein the search box.

Flossie's birth:

Births Dec 1897 (>99%)
Jefferies Flossie Sarah Cardiff 11a 284a

Parents marriage (going by parents names on death reg)

Marriages Dec 1884 (>99%)
Crowther Rubena Anne Cardiff 11a 494
Jeffries John Cardiff 11a 494

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