William McINNES
Hugh McINNES of Arncliffe
(Abt 1859-1932)


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Caroline WATKINS

Hugh McINNES of Arncliffe

  • Born: Abt 1859
  • Married: 1889, Parkes, New South Wales, Australia 1
  • Died: 13 Oct 1932, Arncliffe, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 2 3
  • Buried: 14 Oct 1932, Presbyterian Cemetery, Woronora via Rockdale, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 4

  Research Notes:

"McINNES—The Relatives and Friends of Mr. and Mrs. L. SEMLISKY of Arncliffe, Mrs. L. TWOHILL, Mr. W. J. McINNES are Invited to attend the Funeral of their beloved FATHER Hugh to leave T. J. Andrews Funeral Chapel 23 Enmore-road, Newtown, THIS DAY at 1.30 pm for Presbyterian Cemetery Woronora by road."


Will of Hugh McInnes, late of Arncliffe, Retired School Teacher, written 23 Aug 1932, probate 21 Feb 1933.

THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of me HUGH McINNES of Arncliffe AFTER payment of all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses I give devise and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Ann Twohill the widow of the late Leo Twohill of North Tumbulgum the sum of One hundred pounds and to my daughter Margaret Jessie Semlisky wife of Gordon Semlisky of Arncliffe the balance of all my property both real and personal whatsoever and wheresoever situate. Should my death take place in this State I request my daughter Margaret Jessie with whom I have resided for the past six years to make all my funeral arrangements and the upkeep of my grave. And I hereby appoint my daughter Margaret Jessie sole Executrix of this my Will. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twenty third day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and thirty two.
Hugh McInnes.

Signed by the said Hugh McInnes the Testator and by him declared to be his last Will and Testament in the presence of us present at the same time who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses: G. Semlisky, A. W. Semlisky.

21st February 1933. PROBATE of the Will was granted to Margaret Jessie Semlisky sole Executrix named therein. Testator died 13th October 1932. Estate sworn at £2,413:18:1 net." 5

  Marriage Information:

Hugh married Caroline WATKINS, daughter of John WATKINS and Emily ("Amy") NEWICK, in 1889 in Parkes, New South Wales, Australia 1. (Caroline WATKINS was born in 1862 in Forbes, New South Wales, Australia, died on 5 Aug 1926 in Private Hospital, Rockdale, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 6 7 and was buried on 7 Aug 1926 in Presbyterian Cemetery, Woronora via Rockdale, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia 8.)


1 NSW Registry BDM (marriages), 4590/1889.

2 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 17109/1932.

3 The Sydney Morning Herald, Friday 14 October 1932.

4 Australian Cemeteries Index.

5 New South Wales Will Books, 1800-1952, no. 186,687.

6 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 12463/1926 (daughter of John and Amy).

7 The Sydney Morning Herald, Friday 6 August 1926.

8 Australian Cemeteries Index.

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