Florence May Forrester1

F, #588, b. 1887, d. 20 May 1968
Last Edited9 Feb 2015
Birth*1887 Penrith, NSW;
daughter of William & Agnes2 
Married Name1 August 1903 Byrnes1 
Marriage*1 August 1903 The residence of the bridegrooms parents, Cranebrook, NSW;
Groom: Leslie Henry Byrnes
Status: Bachelor
Place of Birth: Castlereagh NSW
Occupation: Labourer
Age: 18
Usual Residence: Cranebrook NSW
Father: Alfred Byrnes
Occupation: Labourer
Mother: Constance Rhoda Lovell

Bride: Florence May Forrester
Status: Spinster
Place of Birth: Cranebrook NSW
Occupation: Domestic life
Age: 15
Usual Residence: Cranebrook
Fatther: William Henry Forrester
Occupation: Labourer
Mother: Tily Agnes Witcom

Date of Marriage: 1 Aug 1903
Place of Marriage: The residence of the bridegrooms parents, Cranebrook, Disrict of Penrith NSW
Religion: Church of England
Witnesses: E Witcom, Jessie Byrnes
Minister: Humphrey Fryer

The consent of Alfred Byrnes, being the father of the bridegroom, was given in writing to the marriage of Leslie Henry Byrnes with Florence May Forrester. the said Leslie Henry Byrnes being under the age of 21 years

The consent of William Henry Forrester, being the father of the bride, was given in writing to the marriage of Florence May Forrester with Leslie Henry Byrnes. the said Florence May Forrrester being under the age of 21 years;Groom=Leslie Byrnes1 
Birth of Daughter8 October 1912 Penrith, NSW;Principal=Alma Alice Byrnes3 
Death of Spouse1961 Penrith, NSW;Principal=Leslie Byrnes4 
Death*20 May 1968 St Vincent's Hospital, Bathurst, NSW;
BYRNES, Florence May. - May 20, 1968 (suddenly) at St Vincent's Hospital, Bathurst, of 61 Brilliant Street, Bathurst, formerly of Rawson Avenue, Penrith, dearly beloved mother of Millie (Mrs Hadley), Clarice (Mrs Leitch) and Hilton and dear grandmother of their families, aged 80 years. At rest.5 


Leslie Byrnes b. 2 Jun 1885, d. 1961
  • Alma Alice Byrnes3


  1. [S159] The Castlereagh Connection, online http://freepages.family.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hindmar/, 6705/1903 Leslie H Byrnes & Florence M Forrester.
  2. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 29949/1887 Florence M Forrester.
  3. [S199] NSW Penrith Methodist Baptism Registers, 1860-1964 ",Alma Alice Byrnes."
  4. [S11] NSW Death Index, 10043/1961 Leslie Henry Byrnes.
  5. [S30] Sydney Morning Herald, online unknown url, Death notices - Florence May Byrnes - May 22nd 1968.