Elsie Mary COLSTON

Elsie Mary COLSTON

Female 1915 - 1981  (66 years)

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  • Name Elsie Mary COLSTON 
    Born 3 Apr 1915  Albury, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Cremated Holland Park, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Mt Thompson Crematorium
    Died 15 May 1981  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Person ID I41  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2013 

    Father Arthur Alfred COLSTON,   b. 24 Nov 1883, Barnawartha, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1926, Albury, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Mother Lena Bertha WEULE,   b. 3 Nov 1884, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1966, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1914  Albury, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F271  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Leslie James "Les" McKAY,   b. 18 Feb 1907, Diamond Creek, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1999, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 14 Aug 1937  Albury, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • The wedding of Elsie, eldest daughter of the late Mr. Colston and Mrs. Colston, of Burrumbuttock, to Mr. Les. M'Kay, of Burrumbuttock, took place at the Methodist Church in Albury. Rev. R. N. Grout officiated. The bride wore satin-faced taffeta. The bride's sister, Doris, was bridesmaid, and was frocked in pink floral georgette. The reception was held at the George Hotel. Mr. and Mrs. M' Kay are spending their honeymoon at Sydney and Fiji, and will make their home in Burrumbuttock.


      BURRUMBUTTOCK
      ON Monday night [9 Aug 1937] the local hall was filled to its capacity, when the many friends of two popular residents, Miss E. Colston, of the postal staff, and Mr. Les M'Kay, tendered them a gift evening prior to their marriage on Saturday. The evening was spent in games, competitions and dancing. Mr. E. Schliebs was chairman and, on behalf of the gathering, handed over two well-laden tables with valuable and useful gifts to Miss Colston; and to Mr. M'Kay, on behalf of the football team, a travelling rug. Mr. C. Groch and Mr. S. Schulz supported the chairman's remarks. Rev. Grout, on behalf of the Methodist Young People's Society, presented the young couple with a Bible. Mr. M'Kay thanked everyone present, on behalf of Miss Colston and himself, for the evening and the gifts. [5, 6]
    Children 
     1. Brian Alexander McKAY,   b. 12 Jun 1938,   d. 31 Dec 1958, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
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    Last Modified 30 Jun 2013 
    Family ID F190  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Apr 1915 - Albury, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCremated - - Holland Park, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Aug 1937 - Albury, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 May 1981 - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Photos
    COLSTON, Elsie Mary
    COLSTON, Elsie Mary
    Original says 'To Doug with love from Elsie Dec 1936'

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] NSW Federation 1889-1918 BDM, (Published by the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in association with the Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages NSW August 1993), 1915/19903.

    2. [S63] Birthday Book, Arthur Colston, 3 Apr 1915.

    3. [S620] Dennis McKay , "Re: Comments", email message to Jennifer Crockett 13 Dec 2012.

    4. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, 1981/3465.

    5. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1937 'LATE PERSONAL.', Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (NSW : 1896 - 1939), 20 August, p. 8, viewed 30 June, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article102692414.

    6. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1937 'BURRUMBUTTOCK.', Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (NSW : 1896 - 1939), 13 August, p. 40, viewed 30 June, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article102690302.

    7. [S30] NSW Between the wars 1919-1945 Deaths & Marriages, (Published by the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in association with the Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages NSW), 1937/145851 prefix R.