Madge Evelyn Tickner1

F, #517, d. 23 November 2001
Last Edited18 Feb 2015
Engagement10 February 1938 "The Nepean Times", Penrith, NSW;
The engagement has been announced of Madge Evelyn, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs J. O. Tlckner, of Cranebrook, to Alffred [sic] Henry, only son of Mr and Mrs A. Sheens, of Castlereagh.;Principal=Alfred Henry Sheens2 
Married Name17 September 1938 Sheens1 
Marriage*17 September 1938 St Stephens, Penrith, NSW;
Groom: Alfred Henry Sheens
Status: Bachelor
Place of Birth: Casterton NZ
Occupation: Labourer
Age: 25
Usual Residence: Emu Plains
Father: Alfred Sheens
Occupation: Greengrocer
Mother: Alma Anderson

Bride: Madge Evelyn Tickner
Status: Spinster
Place of Birth: Marrickville
Occupation: Home Duties
Age: 21
Usual Residence: Cranebrook
Father: John Oliver Tickner
Occupation: Farmer
Mother: Louisa Dorothy Dukes

Date of Marriage: 17 Sep 1938
Place of Marriage: The Church of St Stehen the Martyr, Penrith NSW
Religion: Church of England
Witnesses: J E Tickner, J C H Sheens
Minister: Raymond S Chapple;Groom=Alfred Henry Sheens1 
Birth of Son25 February 1942 Lithgow, NSW;Principal=Ralph Edward Henry Sheens3 
Death*23 November 2001 NSW;
SHEENS, Madge Evelyn. – Passed away peacefully November 23, 2001. Late of Penrith. Beloved wife of Henry. Much beloved mother of Ralph, Keith and Raymond. Sadly missed by their families.
Aged 84 years.
The family and friends of MADGE are warmly invited to attend her funeral service being held in the Pine Grove West Chapel, Great Western Highway, Eastern creek on Tuesday (November 27, 2001) at 10.30 a.m. Following the service the cortege will proceed to Kingswood Cemetery.4 


Alfred Henry Sheens b. 7 May 1913, d. 12 Dec 2006
  • Ralph Edward Henry Sheens3


  1. [S194] Microfilm Marriage, St Stephens Penrith, 1839-1968.
  2. [S154] Australian Newspapers,, The Nepean Times, Thursday, February 10, 1938.
  3. [S109] NSW Marriage Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 26264/1963 Ralph Edward Henry Sheens & Rosemary Anne Jeanette Morris.
  4. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, Death notice - Madge Evelyn Sheens - November 26th, 2001.