Emma Gertrude Byrnes1

F, #555, b. 30 September 1887, d. 1967
FatherAlfred Byrnes1 b. 2 Aug 1851, d. Sep 1907
MotherConstance Rhoda Lovell1 b. 30 Sep 1855, d. 17 Mar 1937
Last Edited12 Apr 2011
Birth*30 September 1887 Castlereagh, NSW1 
Baptism6 November 1887 Penrith Circuit, NSW;
daughter of Alfred & Constance Byrnes, Castlereagh
Minister W E Bourne, Methodist1 
Married Name1906 Witcom2 
Marriage*1906 Penrith, NSW;Groom=Ernest Witcom2 
Death of FatherSeptember 1907 Nepean Cottage Hospital, Penrith, NSW;Principal=Alfred Byrnes3 
Death of Mother17 March 1937 Kingswood, NSW;
Name: Constance Rhoda Byrnes
Date of Death: 17 Mar 1937
Place of Death: Kingswood, St Marys Muncipality
Sex: Female
Age: 82 years
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Banbury, England
Time in Aust Colonies: 80 years in NSW

Father: Jonathan Lovell
Occupation: Labourer
Mother: Elizabeth Barnes

Place of Marriage: Coonabarabran NSW
Age at Marriage: 20
Name of Spouse: Alfred Byrnes
Children of Marriage: Rosetta E M 60, Grace F 56, Ernest E 54, Leslie H 51, Emma G 49, George L 47, Ivy M 45, Walter S 43, Alfred R and Constance V (twins) 39, Francis B 37 living
Informant: Geo Byrnes, son, Castlereagh Road, Penrith

Cause of Death: 1. Cerebral Haemorrhage 2. Arterio Sclerosis
Length of Illness: 78 hours
Medical Attendant: F C Higgins (Registered)
Date Last Seen: 16 Mar 1937

Date of Burial: 18 Mar 1937
Place of Burial: Methodist Cemetery, Castlereagh
Minister & Religion: Raymond S Chapple, Church of England
Undertaker: Nelson Price of the firm of J Price & Son
Witnesses: J Lack, A Long;Principal=Constance Rhoda Lovell4 
Death of Spouse1946 Penrith, NSW;Principal=Ernest Witcom5 
Death*1967 Penrith, NSW6 


Ernest Witcom d. 1946


  1. [S199] NSW Penrith Methodist Baptism Registers, 1860-1964 ",29943/1887 Emma G Byrnes."
  2. [S12] NSW Marriage Index, 10877/1906 Ernest Witcom & Emma G Byrnes.
  3. [S154] Australian Newspapers, trove.nla.gov.au, The Nepean Times, Saturday, September 7, 1907.
  4. [S159] The Castlereagh Connection, online http://freepages.family.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hindmar/, 2943/1937 Constance Rhoda Byrnes.
  5. [S11] NSW Death Index, 20815/1946 Ernest Witcom.
  6. [S11] NSW Death Index, 21373/1967 Emma Gertrude Witcom.