William Glover COOLEY
(Abt 1828-1907)
Percy Glover COOLEY M.B.


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Lavinia Eleanor ALPHEN

Percy Glover COOLEY M.B.

  • Married: 8 Aug 1900, St. John's Church, Ashfield, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 1 2
  • Died: 2 Aug 1943, 19 Manning Rd., Double Bay, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 3

  Research Notes:

Will of Percy Glover Cooley late of Double Bay, Medical Practitioner, written 2 Jun 1943, probate 7 Dec 1943.


Executors & Trustees: wife Lavinia Eleanor Cooley, daughter Phyllis Glover Cooley, son Kenneth Percy Glover Cooley

Beneficiaries: wife Lavinia Eleanor Cooley, daughter Phyllis Glover Cooley, son Maxwell William Glover Cooley, son Kenneth Percy Glover Cooley, daughter-in-law Adelaide Mary Cooley wife of son Geoffrey Glover Cooley, daughter Madge Cooley

Witnesses: Lilias F. V. Cartwright of 19 Manning Road Double Bay, H. MORGAN of Sydney, Solicitor

Estate sworn at the sum of £13,268/1/11d nett. 9



"Dr. Percy Glover Cooley, who died on Monday, had practised as a surgeon in Macquarie Street for 25 years. He was a graduate of Sydney University.
Dr. Cooley was honorary surgeon at Royal South Sydney Hospital and the Royal Hospital for Women Paddington and was in charge of the Double Bay first-aid post up to the time of his death.
A member of the A.J.C. he was well-known in sporting and yachting circles. He was a keen grower of rare orchids.
One of his sons, Major Geoffrey Cooley, was lost in the hospital ship Centaur. Another son Capper (?) Maxwell Cooley who recently returned after three years service abroad, took part in the defence of Tobruk..." 4

  Marriage Information:

Percy married Lavinia Eleanor ALPHEN, daughter of Thomas ALPHEN and Elizabeth Ann HEFFERNAN, on 8 Aug 1900 in St. John's Church, Ashfield, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 1 2. (Lavinia Eleanor ALPHEN was born on 20 Aug 1880 in Macdonaldtown, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 5 6 and died on 31 Aug 1969 in Double Bay, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 7 8.

  Marriage Notes:

C00LEY - ALPHEN.—On August 8,1900, at St. John's Church, Ashfield, by the Rev T. J. Heffernan, uncle of the bride, assisted by the Revs. Canon Corlette, D D , and J. Fraser Russell, MA, Percy Glover Cooley, M B , Ch M , younger son of William Glover Cooley, of Alphen, of Ashfield, and granddaughter of the late Rev. W. Heffernan, of Bowenfels.


1 NSW Registry BDM (marriages), 5695/1900.

2 The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday 8 September 1900.

3 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 23980/1943.

4 The Sydney Morning Herald, Wednesday, 4 August 1943, p. 9.

5 NSW Registry BDM (births), 5616/1880.

6 The Sydney Morning Herald, Thursday 2 September 1880.

7 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 4691/1969.

8 The Ryerson Index, citing SMH, 2 Sep 1969. death notices and obituaries in Australian newspapers

9 New South Wales Will Books, 1800-1952, no. 285538.

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