The History of the Staley Family in Australia
Elizabeth Hamilton (Bessie) STALEY

Elizabeth Hamilton (Bessie) STALEY

Female 1889 - 1977  (88 years)    Has 14 ancestors and 44 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Elizabeth Hamilton (Bessie) STALEY 
    Relationshipwith Sidney Ernest MARTIN
    Born 1889  Maryborough, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Jan 1977  Ballarat, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 28 Jan 1977  Cremated at The Ballarat Crematorium Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Siblings
    1. Charles STALEY
              b. 17 Dec 1880, Essendon, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 25 May 1882, Essendon, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    2. Edwin STALEY
              b. 9 Jun 1882, Malmsbury, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 4 Feb 1943, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    3. Thomas STALEY
              b. 2 May 1885, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 25 Jul 1920, Gresford, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    4. Florence Maud STALEY
              b. 21 Jul 1887, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 14 Oct 1974, Kew, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    5. Sarah Grace STALEY
              b. 21 Oct 1891, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 30 Jun 1892, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    6. Robert Percival STALEY
              b. 18 Oct 1894, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 15 Apr 1918, Ypres, France Find all individuals with events at this location
     
    Person ID I199  Staley
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2010 

    Father Thomas STALEY
              b. 18 Dec 1854, Brunswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Mar 1925, Ascot Vale, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Mary TATTERSON
              b. 1858, Richmond, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 13 May 1939, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 28 Feb 1880  Malmsbury, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F94  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Richard Samuel (Dick) MORRISON
              b. 1880, Malmsbury, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1940, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 5 Apr 1915  Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    +1. Mary MORRISON
              b. 20 Oct 1916, Kyneton, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 23 May 2005, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. Betty MORRISON
              b. 12 Jun 1918, Malmsbury, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 6 Aug 1996, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Florence Jean MORRISON
              b. 5 May 1922
              d. 2007, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     4. Alan Richard MORRISON
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F97  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1889 - Maryborough, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Apr 1915 - Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Jan 1977 - Ballarat, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • She was known to everyone as Aunt Bessie. She and her husband, Richard worked as farmers in the North Drummond area. She moved to the Point Lonsdale, Vic. area in her later years.

  • Sources 
    1. [S85] Federation Index, Victoria. BDM 1889-1901 on CD, 23632 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S53] Death Index Victoria 1921-1985 on CD, Registry of Births,Deaths & Marriages, Department of Justice, (Published on CD-ROM - Dec 1998), 2503 [Q:0] Victorian Probate Index, (1853-1888). (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S163] The Ballarat Cemeteries.

    4. [S96] Great War Index Victoria BDM 1914-1920, RMIT Publishing, 4155 (Reliability: 3).