Leonard Joseph Smith1

M, #776, b. 1937, d. 30 June 1968
Leonard Joseph Smith 1937-1968
FatherDaniel George Smith2 b. 6 Oct 1888, d. 11 May 1960
MotherEllen Josephine Regent2 b. 13 Aug 1897, d. 29 Aug 1963
RelationshipUncle of Timothy George Sheens
Last Edited9 Feb 2015
Birth*1937 NSW2 
Photo*1940 Manly Beach, Manly, NSW3
Daniel Smith, Robert Hogan, Len Smith, Ellen Smith & Terry Hogan on Manly Beach
Marriage*7 November 1959 The Registrar General's Office, Sydney, NSW;
Groom: Leonard Joseph Smith
Status: Bachelor
Place of Birth: Penrith NSW
Occupation: Rubber Worker
Age: 22
Usual Residence:13 Hillview Street Ramsgate
Father: Daniel George Smith
Occupation: Shearer
Mother: Ellen Josephine Regent

Bride: Shirley Anne Jennison (Quinn)
Status: Divorced
Place of Birth: Muswellbrook NSW
Occupation: Process Worker
Age: 28
Usual Residence: 19 Sunbeam Avenue Kogarah
Father: Donald William Jennison
Occupation: Inspector
Mother: Gladys Maloney

Date of Marriage: 7 Nov 1959
Place of Marriage: The Registrar General's Office Sydney NSW
Religion: Marriage Act 1899-1956
Witnesses: J E Smith, D J Smith
Minister: Errol Douglas Lovell, Assistant District Registrar;Bride=Shirley Ann Quinn4 
Death of Father11 May 1960 Repatriation General Hospital, Concord, NSW;
Name: Daniel George Smith
Date of Death: 11 May 1960
Place of Death: Repatriation General Hospital Concord, usual residence 19 Rosedale Street Canley Heights NSW
Occupation: Shearer
Sex: Male
Age: 72
Conjugal Status: Married
Place of Birth: Pallamallawa NSW
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: George Smith
Occupation: Drover
Mother: Mary Gill

Place of Marriage: Moree NSW
Age at Marriage: 27
Name of Spouse: Ellen Regent
Children of Marriage: Iris M 44, Allen G 42, Mary 41, Theresa 40, Lola 38, Lynette 36, Yvonne 31, Ellen 29, Daniel J 26, Leonard 23 living; none deceased
Informant: Ellen Smith, widow, 19 Rosedale Street Canley Heights

Cause of Death: Cerebral Thrombosis
Length of Illness: Months
Medical Attendant: Keith J Shaw-Smith
Date last seen:

Date of Burial: 12 May 1960
Place of Burial: Roman Catholic Cemetery Rookwood
Minister & Religion: G F Dickinson, Roman Catholic
Undertaker: John Keeler Funeral Services Pty Ltd
Witnesses: F Keeler, D McGhee;Principal=Daniel George Smith5 
Birth of Daughter1963 NSW;Principal=Julie Smith6 
Death of Mother29 August 1963 8/36 Cavill Street, Harbord, NSW;
Name: Ellen Josephine Smith
Date of Death: 29 Aug 1963
Place of Death: 8/36 Cavill Street Harbord NSW
Sex: Female
Age: 66
Conjugal Status: Widow
Place of Birth: Leichhardt NSW
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: Joseph Marie Regent
Occupation: Woolclasser
Mother: Helen Leonard

Place of Marriage: Moree NSW
Age at Marriage: 17
Name of Spouse: Daniel George Smith
Children of Marriage: Iris M 48, Allan G 46, Mary 43, Theresa 42, Lola 40, Yvonne F 34, Ellen J 32, Daniel J 29, Leonard J 26 living; none deceased
Informant: D J Smith, son, 44 Osborne Road Manly

Cause of Death: Coronary Occlusion
Length of Illness: Minutes
Medical Attendant: N E Odlum
Date last seen:

Date of Burial: 2 Sep 1963
Place of Burial: Roman Catholic Cemetery at Rookwood
Minister & Religion: J Meaney, Roman Catholic
Undertaker: F Tighe and Co Pty Ltd
Witnesses: C Edmonds, R Tighe
;Principal=Ellen Josephine Smith7
Death*30 June 1968 Governor Phillip Special Hospital, Penrith, NSW;
Name: Leonard Joseph Smith
Date of Death: 30 Jun 1968
Place of Death: Governor Phillip Special Hospital; usual residence 78 Doonmore Street Penrith NSW
Occupation: Fireman
Sex: Male
Age: 30
Conjugal Status: Married
Place of Birth: Penrith NSW
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: Daniel George Smith
Occupation: Shearer
Mother: Ellen Josephine Smith

Place of Marriage: Sydney NSW
Age at Marriage: 22
Name of Spouse: Shirley Jeninson
Children of Marriage: Julie A 5, living; none deceased
Informant: E J Sheens, sister, 78 Doonmore Street Penrith

Cause of Death: Cerebral Tumour
Length of Illness: 12 Months
Medical Attendant: A Pittorino
Date last seen:

Date of Burial: 3 Jul 1968
Place of Burial: General Cemetery at Penrith
Minister & Religion: J Grady, Roman Catholic
Undertaker: John Price and Son
Witnesses: L Sheather, M Boots6 
Death notice*2 July 1968 NSW;
SMITH, Leonard Joseph. - June 30, 1968, at hospital, of 78 Doonmore Street, Penrith, beloved husband of Shirley and dear daddy of Julie, loved son of the late Daniel and Ellen Smith and brother of Iris, Allen, Mary, Theresa, Lola, Lynette, Yvonne, Ellen and Daniel, brother-in-law of Jim, Vera, Spiro, Roy, Chris, Col and Judy and Terry (deceased), aged 30 years


Shirley Ann Quinn
  • Julie Smith8


  1. [S7] Ryerson Index of Death Notices.
  2. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), Daniel George Smith.
  3. [S184] Tim Sheens photographs.
  4. [S109] NSW Marriage Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 21307/1959 Leonard Joseph Smith & Shirley Ann Quinn.
  5. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 11176/1960 Daniel George Smith.
  6. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 35852/1968 Leonard Joseph Smith.
  7. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 23141/1963 Ellen Josephine Smith.
  8. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, Death notice Leonard Joseph Smith, Tuesday, July 2, 1968.