Lester Maurice Lawton1

M, #1068, d. 17 November 1988
Last Edited9 Feb 2015
Marriage*24 October 1941 St Marys Presbytery, Manly, NSW;
Groom: Lester Maurice Lawton
Status: Bachelor
Place of Birth: Lidcombe Sydney NSW
Occupation: Rubber Worker
Age: 22
Usual Residence: 56 Delhi Street Lidcombe
Father: Richard Patrick Lawton (deceased)
Occupation: Carpenter
Mother: Dorothy Atwell

Bride: Linette Veronica Smith
Status: Spinster
Place of Birth: Belmore Sydney NSW
Occupation: Home Duties
Age: 18
Usual Residence: 10 Pacific Street Manly
Father: Daniel George Smith
Occupation: Shearer
Mother: Ellen Josephine Regent

Date of Marriage: 24 Oct 1941
Place of Marriage: St Marys Presbytery, Manly, Manly Municipality NSW
Religion: Roman Catholic
Witnesses: J Mason, I Mason
Minister: John McDonald

The consent of Daniel George Smith and Ellen Josephine Smith were given in writing to the marriage of the bride

Dissolved 25-10-69; Suit No 1661/69;Bride=Linette Veronica Smith2 
Residence*1963 357 High Street, Penrith, NSW;
Lawton, Lester Maurice, 357 High street, machinist
Lawton, Lynette Veronica, 357 High street, machinist;Principal=Linette Veronica Lawton3 
Divorce*25 October 1969 NSW;Principal=Linette Veronica Lawton2 
Death*17 November 1988 Penrith, NSW;
LAWTON, Lester Maurice. - November 17, 1988, at residence, late of Penrith and Lidcombe, loving father and father-in-law of Daniel and Jeanette, loved grandfather of Cheryl, Stephen, Sharon, Kerri and Wayne, great-grandfather of Kayleney, loved brother of Thelma, brother-in-law and uncle of the Towle families
Aged 70 years4 


Linette Veronica Smith b. 22 Jul 1923, d. 12 Nov 2009


  1. [S12] NSW Marriage Index, 29912/1941 Lester Maurice Lawton & Linette Veronica Smith.
  2. [S109] NSW Marriage Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 29912/1941 Lester Maurice Lawton & Linette Veronica Smith.
  3. [S182] Australian Electoral Rolls, http://www.ancestry.com.au/
  4. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, Death Notice Lester Maurice Lawton November 19, 1988.