Hugh Frederick O'DONNELL
Thomas Isaac RYAN Esq.
Rhoda S.
Emily Maud RYAN
Arthur George O'DONNELL


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Florence Louisa SHERGOLD

Arthur George O'DONNELL

  • Born: 29 Nov 1875, Pitt-street, Redfern, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 2 3
  • Married: 1898, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1
  • Died: 25 Dec 1933, McMahon's Point, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 4 5

  Research Notes:

Named as a beneficiary in his mother's Will (1913)

Named as a beneficiary in his father's Will (1914)


On 13 May 1915 an indictment was filed in the High Court by the Attorney-General. The indictment was as follows: The Attorney-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, who prosecutes for His Majesty in his behalf, informs the Court and charges that the said Arthur Kidman, Frederick William Page, Arthur George O'Donnell and Edward Leslie did at Sydney in the State of New South Wales between 29th October, 1914 and 8th May, 1915 conspire among themselves and with divers other persons to defraud the Commonwealth of Australia of divers and large sums of money by procuring that the Commonwealth of Australia should pay excessive prices for the supply of goods for the use of His Majesty's armed forces raised by the Commonwealth of Australia.


Electoral Rolls...

In 1930 Arthur George O'Donnell, estate agent, was at 313 Cleveland St., Redfern.

In 1933 Arthur George O'Donnell, estate agent, was at Point House, East Crescent St., Milson's Point.


Arthur George O'Donnell, at McMahon's Point, died aged 58 years.


Will of Arthur George O'Donnell late of McMahon's Point North Sydney, Retired Estate Agent, written 1 Aug 1932, probate 26 Mar 1934.

THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of me ARTHUR GEORGE O'DONNELL of McMahon's Point, North Sydney in the State of New South Wales. I GIVE DEVISE AND BEQUEATH unto my wife Florence Louisa O'Donnell and my daughters Stella Florence Crawford and Phillis Maud O'Donnell my real and personal estate in equal shares of one third each and excluding motor Car No. 62-690 (Buick Sedan) registered in my name but purchased and paid for by Joan Sabina Vitkowsky my dear nurse and friend to whom I wish this motor car to be transferred free of any costs charges or liability whatsoever. I DIRECT payment of all my just debts, testamentary and funeral expenses. I REVOKE all former wills by me made and appoint my daughters Stella Florence Crawford and Phyllis Maude O'Donnell of Sydney Executors of this my will. IN WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereunto set my hand this first day of August One thousand nine hundred and thirty two.
SIGNED AND ACKNOWLEDGED by the said ARTHUR GEORGE O'DONNELL as his last Will and Testament in the joint presence of us who...have hereunto set our names as witnesses:— W. T. MESSENGER, Retired Mining Engineer, Point Reuse, McMahon's Point, N. Syd., L.C. HUNTLEY, Accountant, Somerset House, 9 Martin Place, Sydney.
26th March, 1934. On this date, Probate of the last will and testament of the abovenamed deceased was granted to Stella Florence Crawford and Phyllis Marjorie O'Donnell (in the said will called Phyllis Maude O'Donnell) the Executrices named in the said will. Testator died on the 25th day of December, in the year of our Lord One thousand nine hundred and thirty three. ESTATE SWORN at the sum of £2952/11/1d net. 6

  Marriage Information:

Arthur married Florence Louisa SHERGOLD in 1898 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 1. (Florence Louisa SHERGOLD died on an unknown date.)


1 NSW Registry BDM (marriages), 2403/1898.

2 NSW Registry BDM (births), 5273/1875.

3 The Sydney Morning Herald, Monday 29 November 1875.

4 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 2069/1934.

5 The Sydney Morning Herald, Tuesday 26 December 1933.

6 New South Wales Will Books, 1800-1952, no. 194972.

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