Francis Arthur NARRACOTT
(1856-1931)
Sarah STEWART
(1860-1892)
John Magnus CARLSON
(-1932)
Grace Caird STEPHENSON
(-1936)
Arthur Stewart NARRACOTT
(1888-1944)
Helena Matilda CARLSON
(1893-1958)
Frank Magnus Carlson NARRACOTT of Scarborough
(1916-2003)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
Myra Florence HOLLOW

  • Stewart Richard NARRACOTT
  • Caroline Florence NARRACOTT
  • Stephanie Florence NARRACOTT

Frank Magnus Carlson NARRACOTT of Scarborough

  • Born: 31 Mar 1916, Clermont, Queensland, Australia 1
  • Married: 24 Feb 1940, St. Luke's Church of England, Gulgong, New South Wales, Australia
  • Died: 28 Jan 2003, Scarborough, Queensland, Australia 2

   Research Notes:

Occupation. Shire Clerk

Frank Magnus Carlson Narracott, late of Scarborough, Murgon & Quilpie, died aged 86 years.

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Named in Supplement to the London Gazette, 12 Jun 1982, for "service to the community." 3

   Marriage Information:

Frank married Myra Florence HOLLOW on 24 Feb 1940 in St. Luke's Church of England, Gulgong, New South Wales, Australia. (Myra Florence HOLLOW was born on 18 Jun 1915 in Canadian Lead, New South Wales, Australia and died on 20 Sep 2007 in Maranatha Aged Care, Kallangur, Queensland, Australia 4.)

   Marriage Notes:

"Narracott—Hollow

An exceptionally pretty wedding was celebrated in St. Luke's Church of England last Saturday afternoon, when Miss Myra Hollow, daughter of Mrs. Hollow of "Wilgadeen," Canadine? Lead, and the late Mr. R. C. Hollow, was married to Frank Narracott, of Quilpie (Q.), son of Mr. and Mrs. Narracott, of Quilpie.

The Rev. L. V. Caldwell officiated.

The bride was given away by her brother, Mr. Dalwyn Hollow.

Mr. Richard Hollow (brother of the bride) was best man.

The- bride, looking particularly sweet and charming, wore a frock of angelskin lace, cut on tailored ones and which formed a train three yards long, with very beautiful hand-made Mahometan veil, which fell the full length of the train. She also wore a coronet of orange blossoms and carried a sheaf bouquet of' frangipanni and carried an ivory prayer book.

The Bridesmaid, Miss Elsie Conn (daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Conn, of Dapper) looked very pretty in a broderie anglaise frock, with silk net frills at hem and sleeves. The waistline was formed with gold velvet ribbon to tone. Her head dress was of gold tulle veil, caught in place with a coronet of roses to tone.

The daintily attired flower girls were Annette Hollow and Shirley Hollow (cousins), both of whom are nieces of the bride. They each wore pastel pink georgette and carried gold colored baskets of roses.

Miss Betty Caldwell presided at the organ.

Mrs. Norman Chick sang "Because" while the register was being signed. Mrs. H. Newberry played the accompaniment.

The reception was held at St. Andrew's Hall, the Rev. Mr. Caldwell presiding.

The chairman explained there would be no toasts, but he said he couldn't help saying that it had beAJi'V&ice wedding, the two flower girls were pretty and the bridesmaid had nicely carried out her part.

The catering arrangements were a credit to Mrs. P. Boyd.

The happy couple left by car to spend the honeymoon prior to taking up their residence at Quilpie, Queensland.

The bride's travelling dress was of gold romaine with navy accessories." 5

Sources


1 Compiler, Private research shared by Gay Cooke of QLD.

2 The Ryerson Index, citing Courier Mail (Brisbane), 28 & 29 Jan 2003. death notices and obituaries in Australian newspapers

3 London Gazette, http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/49008/supplements/25/page.pdf.

4 The Ryerson Index, citing Courier Mail (Brisbane), 22 Sep 2007.

5 Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative, Thursday 29 February 1940.


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