Thomas Alfred BARNES
Isobella STINSON
Alfred Edward BARNES


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Jane ("Jeanie") WINSTANLEY

Alfred Edward BARNES

  • Born: 27 May 1871, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
  • Married: 18 Jul 1900, St. Philip's, Church Hill, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 1 2
  • Died: 5 Sep 1941, 31 Heydon St., Mosman, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 3 4

  Research Notes:

Co-executor of the Will of his father-in-law Robert Winstanley (1904)


"BARNES.—September 5, 1941, at his residence, 31 Heydon Street, Mosman, Alfred Edward Barnes, aged 70 years. Privately interred Waverley Cemetery."


Will of Alfred Edward Barnes, Late of Mosman, Solicitor, written 15 Aug 1900, probate 20 Feb 1942

"THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of me ALFRED EDWARD BARNES of Sydney in the Colony of New South Wales, Solicitor, hereby revoking all former Wills made by me and I APPOINT my Wife JANE BARNES sole Executrix of this my Will I GIVE DEVISE AND BEQUEATH (After payment of all my just debts funeral and testamentary Expenses) to my said Wife absolutely ALL my real and personal Estate whatsoever and wheresoever situate including inter alia one hundred and fifty acres of Conditionally purchased land in the County of Harden Parish of Demondrille and standing in my name in the books of the Department of Lands also my Life Policy for Two hundred and fifty pounds in the Australian Mutual Provident Society Cash in the Banks Household furniture Plate and effects and Library of Law Books. — DATED at Sydney this Fifteenth day of August in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred. A .E. Barnes.
SIGNED by the said Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us both present at the same time who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses; — RALPH L. HOUSTON Solr., Sydney, F. T. DRAPER Clerk to Messrs Houston & Barnes Solicitors Sydney.
20th February 1942 — On this date Probate of the last Will and Testament of the abovenamed deceased was granted to JANE BARNES the Executrix named in the said Will (subject to usual enemy conditions). TESTATOR died on the 5th day of SEPTEMBER 1941 — ESTATE sworn at the value of £1961.19. 7 nett." 9

  Marriage Information:

Alfred married Jane ("Jeanie") WINSTANLEY, daughter of Robert WINSTANLEY and Mary Ann McSORLEY, on 18 Jul 1900 in St. Philip's, Church Hill, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 1 2. (Jane ("Jeanie") WINSTANLEY was born on 1 Jan 1874 in 133 York-street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 5 6 and died on 1 Jul 1957 in Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Crows Nest, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 7 8.

  Marriage Notes:

"BARNES - WINSTANLEY.—July 18, 1900, at St. Philip's, Church Hill, Sydney, by the Rev. Archdeacon Langley, Afred Edward, second son of Thomas A. Barnes, of Murrumburrah, to Jeanie, youngest daughter of Robert Winstanley."


1 NSW Registry BDM (marriages), 5279/1900.

2 The Sydney Stock and Station Journal, Tuesday 28 August 1900.

3 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 17841/1941.

4 The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday 6 September 1941.

5 NSW Registry BDM (births), 201/1874.

6 The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday 10 January 1874.

7 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 20854/1957.

8 The Ryerson Index, citing SMH, 2 Jul 1957. death notices and obituaries in Australian newspapers

9 New South Wales Will Books, 1800-1952, no. 265843.

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