Eva May Connors1,2

F, #315, b. 1909, d. 30 November 1972
FatherRobert Connors1 b. 5 Jul 1875, d. 25 Nov 1931
MotherBridget Anne Shea1 b. 19 Nov 1878, d. 11 Apr 1951
RelationshipGreat-aunt of Timothy George Sheens
Last Edited12 Jun 2012
Birth*1909 Murrumburrah, NSW1 
(Godparent) Baptism12 July 1927 St Nicholas of Myra, Penrith, NSW;
Name: Moreen Agnes Sheens
Born: 7 July 1927
Parents: George Sheens & Mary Agnes Connors
Place of residence: Penrith
Baptised: 12 July 1927
Minister: Thomas Ryan, Roman Catholic
Name of Godparent: Eva Connors
Remarks: Godparent Catholic;Principal=Maureen Agnes Sheens3 
Married Name1930 Elkington4 
Marriage*1930 Auburn, NSW;Groom=William Peter Elkington4 
Death of Father25 November 1931 Nepean District Hospital, Penrith, NSW;
Name: Robert Connors
Date of Death: 25 Nov 1931
Place of Death: Nepean District Hospital, Penrith Municipality NSW
Occupation: Retired railway Employee, Railway & Invalid pensioner
Sex: Male
Age: 56
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Scone NSW
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: John Connors
Occupation: Railway Guard
Mother: Catherine Ann (surname not stated)

Place of Marriage: Cootamundra NSW
Age at Marriage: 29
Name of Spouse: Bridget Ann Shea
Children of Marriage: Agnes 26, Frank 24, Robert 21, Katherine 20, Leslie 16, Alice 15, Vincent 8 living; 2 males, 1 female deceased
Informant: G Sheens, son-in-law, Union Road Penrith

Cause of Death: Cerebral Haemorrhage, Arterio Sclerosis
Length of Illness:
Medical Attendant: F C Higgins
Date last seen: 25 Nov 1931

Date of Burial: 27 Nov 1931
Place of Burial: Roman Catholic Cemetery Kingswood
Minister & Religion: A J Sobb, Roman Catholic
Undertaker: Nelson Price, employed by J Price and Son
Witnesses: J W Trask, R W Price;Principal=Robert Connors5 

Death of Mother11 April 1951 Nepean District Hospital, Penrith, NSW;
Name: Bridget Ann Connors
Date of Death: 11 Apr 1951
Place of Death: Nepean District Hospital, Penrith; usual residence Melrose House, High Street Penrith NSW
Sex: Female
Age: 73
Conjugal Status: Widow
Place of Birth: Demondrille NSW
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: Michael Shea
Occupation: Not known
Mother: Not known

Place of Marriage: Cootamundra NSW
Age at Marriage: Not known
Name of Spouse: Robert James Connors
Children of Marriage: Mary A 45, Mervyn F 43, Eva M 42, Robert J 38, Catherine A 37, Leslie M 36, Vincent J 27 living; 1 male, 2 females deceased
Informant: V J Connors, son, Melrose House, High Street Penrith

Cause of Death: Cerebral Arterio Sclerosis, Arterio Sclerotic
Length of Illness:
Medical Attendant: I M Barrow
Date last seen:

Date of Burial: 13 Apr 1951
Place of Burial: General Cemetery Penrith
Minister & Religion: John Fitzpatrick, Roman Catholic
Undertaker: John Price and Son
Witnesses: T J Parkes, H Boots;Principal=Bridget Anne Shea7 

;Principal=Catherine Anne Keech6
Back row: Ern Downes, Rex Evens, Kit Keech, Ewn O'Connor, Bede
Front row: Alice Downes, Winifred O'Connor, Eva Elkington, Alice (surname unknown) nee Shea, Maria Downes
Death*30 November 1972 NSW;
ELKINGTON, Eva May. - November 30, 1972, at hospital, of Derby Street, Penrith, dearly beloved wife of Bill and loved mother of Ken, Colin, Bruce and Neil, mother-in-law and grandmother of their families
Aged 64 years
Requiescat in pace8 


William Peter Elkington d. 25 Feb 1990


  1. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 5988/1909 Eva M Connors.
  2. [S7] Ryerson Index of Death Notices.
  3. [S114] Microfilm Baptism, St Nicholas of Myra Penrith, 1839-1941.
  4. [S12] NSW Marriage Index, 9924/1930 William P Elkington & Eva M Connors.
  5. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 19203/1931 Robert Connors.
  6. [S184] Tim Sheens photographs.
    Eva Elkington, Neil Elkington, Ruby Connors, Mary Connors, Mary Sheens & Alice Downes
  7. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 15212/1951 Bridget Ann Connors.
  8. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, Death Notice Eva May Elkington, 1 December 1972.