George C. BEGG
Jean Eileen BEGG


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Geoffrey S. CAMBAGE

  • [stillborn son] CAMBAGE

Jean Eileen BEGG

  • Married: 26 Jan 1923, Merioola, Burwood, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 1 2
  • Died: 22 Aug 1929, Private Hospital, Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 3 4

  Research Notes:

"CAMBAGE.—August 22, 1929, at a private hospital, Elisabeth Bay, Jean Eileen, beloved wife of Geoffrey Cambage of Double Bay, and daughter of Marion Begg, and the late George C. Begg of Burwood."


Will of Jean Eileen Cambage late of Double Bay, Married Woman, written 21 Feb 1929, probate 22 Jan 1930.

THE IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of me JEAN EILEEN CAMBAGE of Double Bay in the County of Cumberland Sydney N.S.W. Australia I hereby revoke all wills by me at any time heretofore made and declare this to my last will and testament. I appoint my dear husband GEOFFREY CAMBAGE to be executor of this my will and direct that all my just debts and funeral and testamentary expenses shall be paid as soon as conveniently may be after my decease. I GIVE AND BEQUEATH all my property to my dear husband GEOFFREY CAMBAGE unconditionally Dated 21st February one thousand nine hundred and twenty nine.
SIGNED declared by the said Jean Ellen [sic] Cambage the Testatrix as and for her last will in the presence of us ... who ... have subscribed our names as witnesses:— Marion Begg, Smith Street Wollongong. Leslie C. Colman, 17 Dandies Avenue, Strathfield.
22nd January, 1930. On this date, Probate of the last will of the above-named deceased was granted to Geoffrey Cambage of Sydney, Departmental Manager, the executor named in the said will. Testatrix died on the 22nd August, 1929. Estate sworn at £201/12/10. Net. 9

  Marriage Information:

Jean married Geoffrey S. CAMBAGE, son of Richard Hind CAMBAGE and Fanny SKILLMAN, on 26 Jan 1923 in Merioola, Burwood, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 1 2. (Geoffrey S. CAMBAGE was born on 27 Oct 1897 in Wyaglan, Park Rd., Burwood, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 5 6 and died on 31 May 1970 in R.G.H, Concord, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 7 8.

  Marriage Notes:

"CAMBAGE—BEGG.—January 26, at Merioola, by the Rev. John Muir, Geoffrey, younger son of Mr. R. H. Cambage, Wyaglan, Burwood, to Jean Eileen, fourth daughter of the late Mr. George C. Begg and Mrs. Marian Begg, Merioola, Burwood."


1 NSW Registry BDM (marriages), 1449/1923.

2 The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday 10 February 1923.

3 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 11454/1929.

4 The Sydney Morning Herald, Friday 23 August 1929.

5 NSW Registry BDM (births), 30132/1897.

6 The Sydney Morning Herald, Wednesday 3 November 1897.

7 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 2727/1970.

8 The Ryerson Index, citing SMH, 2 Jun 1970. death notices and obituaries in Australian newspapers

9 New South Wales Will Books, 1800-1952, no. 164651.

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