Eugenie Regent1

F, #11, b. 6 May 1900, d. 18 July 1961
Eugenie McGrath nee Regent 1900-1961
FatherJoseph Marie Regent1 b. 2 May 1849, d. 21 Dec 1905
MotherEllen Leonard1 b. 15 Feb 1864, d. 21 Sep 1933
RelationshipGreat-aunt of Timothy George Sheens
Last Edited9 Feb 2015
Birth*6 May 1900 7 Halloran Street, Leichhardt, NSW;
Name: Eugenie Regent
Sex of Child: Female
Date of Birth: 6 May 1900
Place of Birth: 7 Halloran Street, Municipality of Leichhardt

Father: Joseph Regent
Occupation: Wool Storeman
Birthplace: Nantes France
Age: 51

Date of Marriage: 14 Dec 1895
Place of Marriage: Weldon's Matrimonial Association, Sydney NSW

Mother: Ellen formerly Leonard late MacNamara now Regent
Birthplace: Edinburgh Scotland
Age: 35

Previous Issue: Ellen Josephine 2 (altered from 3), Augusta 17 months living; none deceased

Informant: Joseph Regent (signed), father, 7 Halloran Street Leichhardt
Witnesses: Dr J B Graham, Mrs Hutchinson
Registered: 21 Jun 1900 - Balmain Road Leichhardt2 
Death of Father21 December 1905 Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, NSW;
Name: Joseph Regent
Date of Death: 21 Dec 1905
Place of Death: Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Camperdown; former address Belmore Road Peakhurst NSW
Occupation: Storeman
Sex: Male
Age: 56
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: France
Time in Aust Colonies: 36 years in NSW

Father: Unknown
Occupation: Unknown
Mother: Unknown

Place of Marriage 1: Sydney
Age at Marriage 1: 21
Name of Spouse 1: Elizabeth Marve
Children of Marriage 1: Mary 29, Joseph 27, John 25, Lily 23, Clara 20 living; 1 male deceased

Place of Marriage 2: Sydney NSW
Age at Marriage 2: 46
Name of Spouse 2: Helen McNamara
Children of Marriage 2: Ellie J 8, Augusta 7, Eugenie 5, unnamed female 3 (or 2? handwriting is not conclusive) living
Informant: J Regent, son of deceased, Plumpton

Cause of Death: Aneurism of innominate artery (altered from inominate artery)
Length of Illness: 12 months
Medical Attendant: Jas M McEncroe
Date last seen: 21 Dec 1905

Date of Burial: 23 Dec 1905
Place of Burial: Roman Catholic Cemetery Rookwood
Minister & Religion: John Fitzpatrick, Roman Catholic
Undertaker: Crockett and Compy
Witnesses: James Dyason, William Jones;Principal=Joseph Marie Regent3 

Married Name1921 McGrath5 
Marriage*1921 Marrickville Registration District, NSW;Groom=Joseph McGrath5
unknown, Madeline Regent, Joseph McGrath, Eugenie Regent, Joseph McNamara
Birth of Daughter NSW;Principal=Mary Josephine McGrath6,7 
Birth of Daughter NSW;Principal=Eugenie McGrath8 
Birth of Son NSW;Principal=Joseph Leonard McGrath6,9 
Birth of Daughter NSW;Principal=Helen McGrath6 
Birth of Daughter NSW;Principal=Patricia McGrath6 
Residence*1930 Bridge Road, Blaxland, NSW;
McGrath, Joseph, Bridge road, Blaxland, clerk
McGrath, Eugenie, Bridge road, Blaxland, home duties;Principal=Joseph McGrath10 
Death of Mother21 September 1933 Chelmsford Avenue, Belmore, NSW;
Name: Helen Regent
Date of Death: 21st September 1933
Place of Death: Chelmsford Avenue Belmore Municipality of Canterbury
Occupation: Old Age Pensioner
Sex: Female
Age: 69
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Edinburgh Scotland
Time in Aust Colonies: About 45 years in NSW

Father: Bernard Leonard
Occupation: Gardener
Mother: Bridget Wynn

Place of Marriage (1): Sydney NSW
Age at Marriage (1): 24
Name of Spouse (1): Michael McNamara
Children of Marriage (1): Mary 43, Joseph 41 living; 2 females deceased
Place of Marriage (1): Sydney NSW
Age at Marriage (2): 30
Name of Spouse (2): Joseph Regent
Children of Marriage (2): Ellen 36, Augusta 34, Eugene 33, Madaline 31 living; 1 male, 1 female deceased
Informant: Colin Gannon, son-in-law, 23 Chelmsford Avenue Belmore

Cause of Death: Bronchitis
Length of Illness:
Medical Attendant: J R Allison reguistered
Date Last Seen: 20th September 1933

Date of Burial: 22nd September 1933
Place of Burial: Roman Catholic Cemetery Woronora
Minister & Religion: J Cullen, Roman Catholic
Undertaker: George Richardson employed by W N Bull Limited
Witnesses: N F Bull, N Zammit;Principal=Ellen Leonard11 
Residence1943 70 Minnamorra Avenue, Earlwood, NSW;
McGrath, Joseph, 70 Minnamorra avenue, clerk
McGrath, Eugenie, 70 Minnamorra avenue, home duties
McGrath, Mary Josephine, 70 Minnamorra avenue, clerk;Principal=Joseph McGrath10 
Residence1949 Golf House, Middle Head Road, Mosman, NSW;
McGrath, Joseph, Golf House, Middle Head road, clerk
McGrath, Eugenie, Golf House, Middle Head road, home duties;Principal=Joseph McGrath10 
Residence1954 8 Whistler Street, Manly, NSW;
McGrath, Joseph, 8 Whistler street, clerk
McGrath, Eugenie, 8 Whistler street, home duties
McGrath, Joseph Leonard, 8 Whistler street, milk vendor;Principal=Joseph McGrath10 
Death*18 July 1961 St Vincent's Hospital, Darlinghurst, NSW;
McGrath, Eugenie - July 18, 1961, at St Vincent's Hospital, Darlinghurst, and late of 18 Gocher Court, Stuart Avenue, Manly, dearly beloved wife of Joseph McGrath and loving mother of Mary (Mrs M Glenwright), Joan (Mrs C Allen), Patricia (Mother M Eugenie, Brigidine Convent, Maroubra), Joseph and Helen (Mrs D Moran), mother-in-law of Max, Charles and Don, and loving grandmother of Judith, Margo, Stephen, Jennifer, Amanda and Marcia, aged 61 years.
Requiescat in pace.12 


Joseph McGrath d. 14 Mar 1977


  1. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 13712/1900 Eugenie Regent.
  2. [S110] NSW Birth Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 13712/1900 Eugenie Regent.
  3. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 13678/1905 Joseph Regent.
  4. [S184] Tim Sheens photographs.
  5. [S12] NSW Marriage Index, 1520/1921 Joseph McGrath & Eugenie Regent.
  6. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, Death Notice of Joseph McGrath, 16 March 1977.
  7. [S182] Australian Electoral Rolls,, Mary Josephine McGrath.
  8. [S7] Ryerson Index of Death Notices.
  9. [S182] Australian Electoral Rolls,, Joseph Leonard McGrath.
  10. [S182] Australian Electoral Rolls,
  11. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 11511/1933 Helen Regent.
  12. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, Death Notice Eugenie McGrath, 20 July 1961.