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Eily Magdalene Caroline  SCHINCKEL

Eily Magdalene Caroline SCHINCKEL

Female 1893 - 1984  (90 years)

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  • Name Eily Magdalene Caroline SCHINCKEL  [1
    Nickname Eily 
    Born 4 Dec 1893  Goroke Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Biography Notes 1906  Naracoorte SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Alfred's father's original section was taken up in 1906 when Kybybolite Station then sub-divided for a closer settlement (in 1905) and is still farmed (Section 526) Hundred of Binnum. By his son Douglas Hamilton Bradley. together with sections 614-615 in the Hundred of Binnum and also sections 554-555-556 and with his sons John and Phillip Bradley. Note that the original section of 1906 was taken up by Alfred senior, husband of Kitty McLean. and father of the above Alfred Hamilton Bradley.


    Alfred H. of "Battunga Park", was a prominent member of the community as was his father. The Naracoorte "Herald" of 30/10/1961 had a headline: "Chairman of the Naracoorte District Council" in a farm accident in which his leg was mangled by farm machinery during mowing operations so that he required hospitalisation and was seriously hurt.

    By 1978 Alfred H. was in need of care and went to the Naracoorte_Hospital and his wife went to "Longridge". ln 1981 on Sept. 20th Alfred and Eily celebrated their Diamond Wedding (60 years) at "Battunga Park", the descendants being photographed with them. 


    • DEATHS:
      Eily aged 90 years on 3/2/1984 - interred at Naracoorte. _
      Alfred Hamilton Bradley died aged 89 years on 11/8/1985 at the Naracoorte Hospital.

      His long obituary was published in the Naracoorte "Herald" of 2/9/1985. Extracts are that he established the Fire Fighting Unit in the Kybybolite area and was the Chairman for 14 years. Chairman of the District Council. Committee member and Chairman of the Kybybolite Town Hall for 30 years. Life member of the Football Club and Agricultural Bureau. Chairman of the Naracoorte Hospital Board. Patron of the Naracoone Agricultural and Pastoral Society. After leaving school he had worked on his father's farm and helped with the family store at Kybybolite. Both he and his wife were accomplished pianists for church and social occasions, Alfred received his M.B.E. in 1969 for service to the Community. He had been hospitalised for 8 years.

      Alf's dance band was in popular demand in the period 1930 - 1950's when many formal balls were held at Kybybolite, Naracooite and surrounding towns in S.A. and Victoria. Eily played for Sunday church services at the Kybybolite Hall for many years and usually entertained the minister and some ofthe congregation for afternoon tea at her home.
    Died 3 Feb 1984  Naracoorte SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I-1640  Christina and Donald McLean | Allan McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 5 Oct 2019 

    Father William Albert Edward SCHINCKEL 
    Relationship -3047 
    Mother Dorothea Louisa Maree BLOCK 
    Relationship -3047 
    Family ID F-3047  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alfred Hamilton BRADLEY,   b. 20 May 1896, North Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1985, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 21 Sep 1921  Naracoorte SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Concerning the marriage of Eily and Alfred: the bridesmaids wore white crepe-de-chine with gold lace and black net caps made by Mrs Rene Schinckel. They were trimmed with violets and the girls carried white fur muffs also trimmed with violets.
      Extract of Biography from the BRB page number not provided as a source/citation.
    Marriage/Wedding 21 Sep 1921  Naracoorte SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Rev R. W. McLean officiated at wedding St Andrews Presbyterian Church, Naracoorte, SA 
    Children 
     1. GH B
     2. Peter Graham BRADLEY,   b. 1925,   d. 6 Jun 1936, Bordertown SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)  []
     3. DH B
    Last Modified 5 Oct 2019 06:48:39 
    Family ID F-541  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0140 - Bradley & Vine.jpg
    0140 - Bradley & Vine.jpg
    VD J (I1647)
    SJ B (I1650)
    GH B (I1646)
    KE B (I1659)
    DH B (I1654)
    AJ B (I1658)
    PG B (I1648)
    JH B (I1651)
    RC J (I1649)
    ADA B (I1667)
    TL B (I1652)
    JD B (I1656)
    DM P (I1657)
    PH B (I1660)
    JJ N (I1661)
    CM B (I1670)
    0135 - Bradley family-Geoffrey, Alfred, Douglas, Eily (nee Schinkel) & Peter Graham Bradley.jpg
    0135 - Bradley family-Geoffrey, Alfred, Douglas, Eily (nee Schinkel) & Peter Graham Bradley.jpg
    DH B (I1654)
    GH B (I1646)

    Stories
    5029 - Alfred Hamilton Bradley & Elly Magdalene Caroline Schinkel
    5029 - Alfred Hamilton Bradley & Elly Magdalene Caroline Schinkel
    Allan's descendants - biography as published in the BRB in 1995.

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] FS BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995, The BRB has a good index for each individual. Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. .

    2. [S-137] My Heritage Mark Brabant, my heritage requires log on, 5 Oct 2019 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Eily Magdalene Caroline Bradley (born Schinckel) Birth Dec 4 1893 Goroke, Victoria Marriage to: Alfred Hamilton Bradley
      1921 Naracoorte, South Australia Death Feb 3 1984 Naracoorte, South Australia Burial: Naracoorte Cemetery, Naracoorte, South Australia

    3. [S-3] FS BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995, The BRB has a good index for each individual. Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. , 5 Feb 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      This information is included in the Biography Notes of the BRB. However it was not entered with a page number of evidence.

    4. [S-137] My Heritage Mark Brabant, my heritage requires log on, 5 Oct 2019 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Eily Magdalene Caroline Bradley (born Schinckel) Birth Dec 4 1893 Goroke, Victoria Marriage to: Alfred Hamilton Bradley 1921 Naracoorte, South Australia Death Feb 3 1984 Naracoorte, South Australia Burial:- Naracoorte Cemetery, Naracoorte, South Australia

    5. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login, genealogy.sa requires log in, 5 Feb 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Alfred Hamilton BRADLEY m. Eily Magdalene Caroline SCHINCKEL on 1921, September 21 at St Andrews Presb Church Naracoorte
      Groom Age: 25 Groom Approx. Birth Year: 1896 Groom Marital Status: S Groom Father: Alfred BRADLEY Bride Age: 27
      Bride Approx. Birth Year: 1894 Bride Marital Status: S Bride Father Name: William Albert Edward SCHINCKEL District: Robe
      Symbol: S Book/Page: 288/860
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