William Henry JACKSON
Margaret Annie
Margaret Robena JACKSON
(Abt 1898-1975)


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John Layman O'DONNELL of Wahroonga

Margaret Robena JACKSON

  • Born: Abt 1898
  • Married: 1 Nov 1919, St. Stephen's Church, Macquarie St., Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 1
  • Died: 24 Mar 1975, Wahroonga, Sydney, N.S.W, Australia 2 3

   Research Notes:

Margaret Robena O'Donnell, late of Wahroonga, died aged 77 years.

   Marriage Information:

Margaret married John Layman O'DONNELL of Wahroonga, son of John George O'DONNELL and Elizabeth Amelia LAYMAN, on 1 Nov 1919 in St. Stephen's Church, Macquarie St., Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 1. (John Layman O'DONNELL of Wahroonga was born in 1893 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 4 and died on 26 Feb 1961 in Wahroonga, Sydney, N.S.W, Australia 5 6.)

   Marriage Notes:


Captain John Layman O'Donnell (late 18th Batt., A.I.F.), eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. John G. O'Donnell, Rosemount, West Kogarah, and Miss Margaret Robena Jackson (Maisie), only daughter of the late Mr. Willlam Henry Jackson and Mrs. Jackson, of Riccarton, Rockdale, were married on November 1, at St. Stephen's Church, by the Rev. John Ferguson.

The bride was gowned In palliette and georgette, designed with a Court train. Her shower bouquet was of white carnations and sweet peas, tied with the bridegroom's battalion colours. She wore a wreath and veil. The bridegroom's sister, Miss Bessie O'Donnell, and Miss Vera Pendergast, were the bridesmaids. Their frocks were of maize-tinted georgette and pale pink silk net, with black tulle picture hats. They carried bouquets of pale pink carnations. Tho bride was given away by her brother, Pte. W. J. Jackson, late 18th Batt.,A.I.F. The bridegroom's attendants were Cpl. H. E. Ellis and Warrant-officer G. Crane. An arch of steel was formed by the brother officers of the bridegroom as the couple left the church. After the ceremony one hundred guests were entertained at the Voluntary Workers' Cafe in Elizabeth-street, where the bride's mother received the guests in a gown of black cashmere do soie, with a black hat. The bridegroom's mother also wore black cashmere de soie and black hat en suite." 7


1 NSW Registry BDM (marriages), 11308/1919.

2 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 7733/1975.

3 The Ryerson Index, citing SMH, 26 Mar 1975. death notices and obituaries in Australian newspapers

4 NSW Registry BDM (births), 269/1893.

5 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 2746/1961.

6 The Ryerson Index, citing SMH, 28 Feb 1961.

7 The Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday 6 December 1919.

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