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Agnes Irene (Rene) PARKER

Agnes Irene (Rene) PARKER

Female 1893 - 1930  (37 years)

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  • Name Agnes Irene (Rene) PARKER 
    Born 1893  Northcote Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Biography Notes 4 Mar 1922  Murray Bridge SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    FORDHAM Given Names:Patricia Horwood Date of Birth:04-Mar-1922 Gender:F Father:Hughie Robert FORDHAM Mother:Agnes Irene PARKER Birth Residence:Murray Bridge District:Nairne Book/Page:91A/542 
    • records indicate an only child Researcher; Lorna Mclean
    Cause of death 27 Mar 1930  Murray Bridge SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    As Dads Aunty my Dad+Mum (Benjamin and Joan Mclean of Maplemore property, Angas Plains) would visit on a fortnightly basis at her home during her last year/s of illness. Researchers note; Lorna Mclean 
    Died 27 Mar 1930  Murray Bridge SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Buried 28 Mar 1930  Murray Bridge SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Person ID I-8941  Christina and Donald McLean
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2021 

    Father Benjamin PARKER,   b. 1 Feb 1859, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1943, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Relationship -2551 
    Mother Mary Clarke REID,   b. 8 Mar 1864, Melbourne Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1940, Angas Plains SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship -2551 
    Married 1 Jul 1884  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10, 11, 12
    • Wesleyan Parsonage at Hutt St, Adelaide.
    Marriage/Wedding Benjamin and Mary were married on 1st July 1844 at the Wesleyan Parsonage in Hutt St, Adelaide.
    He was a 25 year old bachelor, compositor, living in Adelaide, whose father was William Parker.
    She was a 24 year old spinster, occupation not stated, living in Adelaide, whose father was William Reid.  
    Family ID F-2551  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hugh Robert (Hughie) FORDHAM,   b. c.1889,   d. 25 Jan 1973, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married 1920  Victoria Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Last Modified 6 Nov 2020 13:17:32 
    Family ID F-3082  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    c.1887 Olivia Mary, Agnes Irene and twins Helen Dorris, William Reid PARKER
    c.1887 Olivia Mary, Agnes Irene and twins Helen Dorris, William Reid PARKER
    c.1887 Olivia Mary-Queenie-12yoa, Agnes Irene-Rene-8yoa and twins 1yoa Helen Dorris, William Reid PARKER

    three generations fo mcleans and parkers. Cricket and Picnic at Victor Harbour 1930's. from L Queenie, Benjamin Ernest McLean, Jack Mclean, Alfred Parker McLean , second row from L is Edwin James Mclean, unknown female, unknown female, brother of Mary Clarke-Reid Parker, 3rd row from L sister Mary Clarke-Reid Parker, and Benjamin Ernest Parker.
    1932 CRICKET gathering of Parkers and McLeans and Reids (Bob labelled unknown-but in fact is brother to Mary Clarke PARKER nee Reid)

    Documents
    Inside family bible cover c1900-1940's
    Inside family bible cover c1900-1940's
    Uncle Robert Reid, Mary (Clarke Reid Parker), Benjamin Ernest Parker, Irene Parker (Agnes "Rene")
    READS; Dear beloved Irene passed away to her heavenly father March 27 1900 at 5 oclock, No more sorrows, no more burdens yonder. Uncle Bob Reid passed to a better land June 18 1939. Mary died (Clarke-Reid Parker) 15 Feb 1940-She died as she lived, loved by all-good mighty beloved Ben (Benjamin Ernest Parker) B.E.Parker (Father of Queenie writes) died June 23rd 1943 loved by all as Mother was Queenie. //

    Headstones

    In loving memory of Agnes Irene beloved wife of Hughie Forham mother of Patricia 1894 -1930

    11908 PRIVATE Hughie Robert FORDHAM 50 Battalion 25 Jan 1973 84yoa

  • Sources 
    1. [S-97] BDM VIC, https://my.rio.bdm.vic.gov.au/efamily-history/5fa49e000ae78424125cfa27/results?q=efamily, 9 Jan 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      PARKER Agnes Irene Birth Mother:Mary Clarke Parker nee REID Birth Father:Benjamin NORTHCOTE VIC 1893 REF 34100/1893.

    2. [S-52] http://ancestry.com.au, ancestry.co.au with log in , 25 Jun 2021 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Agnes Irene Parker Birth Date:Abt 1893 Birth Place: Nort, Victoria Registration Year:1893 Registration Place: Victoria, Australia Father:Benjamin Parker Mother:Mary Clarke Reid Registration Number:34166

    3. [S-97] BDM VIC, BDM Victoria, 25 Jun 2021 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Ancestry Source Citation The Victorian Registry of Births, Deaths, and Marriages; Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Victoria, Australia, Birth Records

    4. [S-111] DIGGER DISCS Births SA 1842-1906, (SAGHS), https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in , 25 Jun 2021 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      FORDHAM Given Names:Patricia Horwood Date of Birth:04-Mar-1922 Gender:F Father:Hughie Robert FORDHAM Mother:Agnes Irene PARKER Birth Residence:Murray Bridge District:NairneBook/Page:91A/542

    5. [S-193] BIBLE Parker Family Bible, rear inside cover, 1 Jun 2019 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Torn damaged wording reads, "Our beloved Irene passed away to her heavenly father March 27 1900 at 5 oclock Eventide". No more sorrows no more burdens yonder".
      "Uncle Bob [brother in law to Irene-Rene] Reid passed to a better land June 18 [buried 19th] 1939. Mary died [nee Clarke Reid] [Parker] 15 Feb 1940, as she lived, loved by all, good night beloved, "Ben. [B E Parker] (Father) died June 23rd 1943 loved by all as Mother was. Queenie" [eldest daughter of Benjamin and Mary Parker] and wife in 1919 to Edwin James Mclean].

    6. [S-75] BDM SA, https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in , 9 Jan 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      FORDHAM nee PARKER Agnes Irene Death 27-Mar-1930 Age:36 Marital Status: M Place of Death:Murray Bridge SA Residence:Murray Bridge SA Relative:Hughie Robert FORDHAM [H] husband Book/Page:519/572

    7. [S-75] BDM SA, https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in , 9 Jan 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      Cemetery Search Details Surname FORDHAM nee Parker Given names Agnes Irene Cemetery name Murray Bridge Cemetery
      Cemetery section First Drive Plot 154 Last residence Adelaide Road MURRAY BRIDGE SA Date of burial 28/03/1930
      Age 36 years Grave depth 8 feet Minister Reverend J F Forrest Permit number 669 Burial number 811

    8. [S-75] BDM SA, https://www.murraybridge.sa.gov.au/services/your-community/facilities-for-the-community/cemeteries/murraybridgecemetery?action=grave&id=149459, 9 Jan 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.

    9. [S-75] BDM SA, 31 Jan 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      MARRIAGE:1884 Reg No: 139/1248 groom:PARKER Benjamin Ernest, bride:REID,Mary Clarke at Adelaide SA
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    10. [S-24] https://findmypast.com.au, http://search.findmypast.com.au/record?id=anz%2fau%2fsa%2fbmd%2fm%2f0000084226%2f2, 9 Feb 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      MARRIAGE:1 Jul 1884 Reg No: 139/1248 groom:PARKER Benjamin Ernest, bride:REID,Mary Clarke at Wesleyan Parsonage Hutt St Adelaide SA born 1859 FATHER OF BRIDE WILLIAM REID, RECORD SET:South Australia Marriages 1842-1937
      This also matches the genealogysa website information.

    11. [S-11] Birth record attached to this profile, Certificate original numbered 79 in the year 1844 in District of Adelaide , 8 Dec 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Witnesses signed names in nib ink. Isabel ? possibly Rofus, no trade/calling entry, residence Hackney SA, the second witness signed name in nib ink. Henry John ? Guio? of Kent Town.
      No location on certificate for bride and groom to sign. Just two locations for the name to be entered. Brides father William Reid, Grooms father William Parker. Grooms trade is entered as 'compositor' Celebrated at Wesleyan Parsonage Hutt Street Adelaide SA 1 Jul 18944

    12. [S-75] BDM SA, https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in , 27 Sep 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      PARKER Groom Given Names:Benjamin Bride Surname:REID Bride Given Names:Mary Clarke Marriage Date:01-Jul-1884 Marriage Place:Wesleyan Parsonage Hutt St Adelaide Groom Age:25 Groom Marital Status:S Groom Father:William PARKER Bride Age:24 Bride Marital Status:S Bride Father:William REID District:Adelaide Book/Page:139/1248

    13. [S-97] BDM VIC, https://my.rio.bdm.vic.gov.au/efamily-history/5fa49e000ae78424125cfa27/results?q=efamily, 9 Jan 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      FORDHAM Hughie Robt Marriage PARKER, Agnes Irene 1920 14623/1920