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Charles Oswald BRIGHTFIELD


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Robina Grant HELY

  • John C. BRIGHTFIELD (d.y.)
  • Narelle Grant BRIGHTFIELD

Charles Oswald BRIGHTFIELD

  • Born: 1884, Redfern, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 1
  • Married: 26 Apr 1924, St. John's, Parramatta, N.S.W., Australia
  • Died: 8 Jul 1951, Private Hospital, Ashfield, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 2 3
  • Buried: 10 Jul 1951, Rookwood Crematorium

  Research Notes:

One of the witnesses to the Will of his mother-in-law Elizabeth Hume Hely (1936)


"BRIGHTFIELD Charles Oswald — July 8 1951 (suddenly) at a prlvate hospital Ashfield, of 31 Croydon Road, Croydon, dearly loved husband of Ruby and dear father ol Narelle, aged 66 years."


Will of Charles Oswald Brightfield late of Croydon, Saddler, written 26 Aug 1941, probate 4 Dec 1951.


Of Croydon Street Croydon near Sydney

Sole Executrix: wife Robina Grant Brightfield

Sole Beneficiary: wife Robina Grant Brightfield

Witnesses: Joyce Evelyn Clark, Clerk to W. S. Davies, Solicitor. W. S. Davies, Solicitor, 67 Castlereagh St. Sydney.

Estate sworn at £5364. 1. 11. nett. 7

  Marriage Information:

Charles married Robina Grant HELY, daughter of John Thomas HELY and Elizabeth Hume GRANT, on 26 Apr 1924 in St. John's, Parramatta, N.S.W., Australia. (Robina Grant HELY was born in 1887 in Deniliquin, New South Wales, Australia 4 and died on 5 Aug 1984 in New South Wales, Australia 5 6.

  Marriage Notes:

"April 26, 1924, at St. John's, Parramatta, by the Rev. J. L. Watts, Charles Oswald, second youngest son of the late J. W. Brightfield and Mrs. Brightfield, of Camperdown, Sydney, to Robin Grant, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Hely, of Ashfield."

The Sydney Morning Herald, Wednesday 28 May 1924


1 NSW Registry BDM (births), 10348/1884 (father called John W.)

2 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 19104/1951 (father called James William).

3 The Sydney Morning Herald, Monday 9 July 1951.

4 NSW Registry BDM (births), 28258/1887.

5 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 17327/1984.

6 The Ryerson Index, citing SMH, 7 Aug 1984. death notices and obituaries in Australian newspapers

7 New South Wales Will Books, 1800-1952, no. 383563.

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