Andrew McKnight of Mulgoa
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John Fryer

Mary Ellen McKnight

  • Born: 1866, Penrith, New South Wales, Australia 2
  • Married: 1884, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1
  • Died: 21 Jun 1950, 1 Cooper St., Strathfield, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 3

  Research Notes:

Electoral Rolls...

In 1930 Mary Ellen Fryer was at 29 Station Rd., Auburn. There also were Edith Elizabeth Fryer and her daughter Dorothy May Fryer, dental assistant.

In 1943 Mary Ellen Fryer was at 11 Harrow Rd., Auburn.

In 1949 Mary Ellen Fryer was at Yuruga, Oatley Park Ave., Lakemba.



The death occurred at Strathfleld on June 21 of Mrs. Mary Ellen Fryer, formerly of Bringelly, at the age of 83 years. Her husband, who died in 1917, was a brother of the late Mr. William Fryer, of Luddenham. The name of Fryer is among those of pioneers of the Cobbltty, Bringelly, and Luddenham districts.

Deceased is survived by two sons and five daughters — Ernest, Percy, Edith (Mrs. E. Earls), Ada (Mrs. J. Thompson), Olive (Mrs. H. Craig), Rita (Mrs. J. Grogan), and Winifred (Mrs. P. Smith).

The funeral took place on June 23. Mrs. Fryer was buried alongside . her late husband in the Church of England portion of Penrith general cemetery." 4

  Marriage Information:

Mary married John Fryer, son of William Fryer and Maria Clissold, in 1884 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1. (John Fryer was born on 20 Dec 1848 in Cobbitty, New South Wales, Australia 5 and died on 9 May 1917 in Penrith, New South Wales, Australia 6.)


1 NSW Registry BDM (marriages), 360/1884.

2 NSW Registry BDM (births), 13595/1866.

3 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 11781/1950 (Mary Ellen Fryer, daughter of Robert).

4 Nepean Times (Penrith), Thursday 29 June 1950.

5 NSW Registry BDM (births), 918/1848 V1848918 33A.

6 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 6168/1917.

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