Thomas J. CARR
Erith Rose CARR
(Abt 1898-)


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Erith Rose CARR

  • Born: Abt 1898, Hurstville, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia
  • Married: 17 Sep 1921, St. James' Church, West Kogarah, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 1
  • Died: Unknown

   Marriage Information:

Erith married Percy O'DONNELL, son of Frederick Timothy Squire O'DONNELL and Decima Julia GRIMLEY, on 17 Sep 1921 in St. James' Church, West Kogarah, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 1. (Percy O'DONNELL was born on 5 Jan 1897 in Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia 2 and died in 1978 in Picton, New South Wales, Australia 3.)

   Marriage Notes:



At St. James' Church, West Kogarah, on September 17, the marriage of Erith, youngest daughter of Ald. T. J. and Mrs. Carr. to Percy O'Donnell, son of the late F. T. S. and Mrs. O'DonneIl, of Marrickville, was solemnised by the Rev. R. L. Housten.

There was a large gathering of friends, and when the bridal party arrived at the portal, the choir, under Mr. Charles Smith, sung the 'Voice that breathed o'er Eden.'

The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a dainty frock of crepe-de-chine and georgette, embroidererd with pearls, the handsomely embroiderd Brussel's net veil, with circlet of orange blossoms, was lent by Mrs. H. Wheat, of Dulwich Hill. She carried a shower bouquet of white sweet peas, maidenhair fern, and tulle streamers, wearing a gold pendant, the gift of the bridegroom.

Miss Gladys Chapman was bridesmaid, and wore a pretty frock of mauve cashmere de soie and georgette, with silver lace trimmings, with hat to tone. Slie carried a bouquet of pink and mauve sweet peas, maidenhair fern and tulle streamers and wore a gold pendant, the gift of the bridegroom. Mr. Tom Stuart was best man.

During the signing of the register, the' Wedding March,' was played by Mr. Charles Smith.

The family gathering was held at ' Orontes,' where Mrs. Carr received her friends, after which Mr. and Mrs. O'Donnell left by motor for the South Coast." 4


1 NSW Registry BDM (marriages), 10873/1921.

2 Compiler, private correspondence.

3 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 5560/1978.

4 St George Call (Kogarah), Friday 30 September 1921.

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