John Regent1

M, #455, b. 24 December 1879, d. 6 March 1948
FatherJoseph Marie Regent1 b. 2 May 1849, d. 21 Dec 1905
MotherEliza Maroc1 d. 5 Apr 1886
RelationshipGreat-uncle of Timothy George Sheens
Last Edited9 Apr 2015
Birth*24 December 1879 Sydney, NSW2 
Baptism1 January 1880 St Patrick's, Sydney, NSW;
Name: John Regent
Born 24th December 1879
Parents: Joseph Regent & Eliza Maroc
Residence: Harrington Street
Baptised: 1st January 1880
Celebrant: J B Coue S. M.
Godparents: Cesar Christy & Louisa Geeson2 
Death of Mother5 April 1886 Balmain Road, Leichhardt, NSW;
REGENT. - April 5, 1886, at her residence, Balmain-road, Elizabeth Regent, leaving a husband and six children to mourn their loss, aged 32 years, dearly beloved sister of J. J. Ward, George-street, Sydney.;Principal=Eliza Maroc3 
Marriage*6 February 1903 New Unitarian Church, 471 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW;
Groom: John Regent
Status: Bachelor
Place of Birth: Sydney
Occupation: Laborer
Age: 23
Usual Residence: 35 Pitt Street Sydney
Father: Joseph Regent
Occupation: Storeman
Mother: Elizabeth Maroc (deceased)

Bride: Annie Bow
Status: Spinster
Place of Birth: Sydney
Occupation: Home Duties
Age: 17
Usual Residence: 315 Balmain Road Leichhardt Sydney
Father: Alexander Bow
Occupation: Laborer
Mother: Jessie Roberts

Date of Marriage: 6 Feb 1903
Place of Marriage: 471 Pitt Street Sydney NSW
Religion: New Unitarian Church
Witnesses: Theophilus Carolus, Bene Zillmann
Minister: J H L Zillmann

The consents of Alexander Bow, being the father of the bride, was given in writing to the marriage of Annie Bow with John Regent, the said Annie Bow being under the age of 21 years;Bride=Annie Bow1 
Birth of Daughter15 August 1903 Leichhardt, NSW;Principal=Elizabeth Regent4,5 
Birth of Son1905 Leichhardt, NSW;Principal=Joseph John Regent6 
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 Regent7 
Birth of Daughter1907 Paddington, NSW;Principal=Annie Jessie Regent8 
Birth of Son1909 Petersham, NSW;Principal=William Alexander Regent9 
Birth of Daughter1912 Petersham, NSW;Principal=Bessie Frances Regent10 
Birth of Son1916 Drummoyne, NSW;Principal=Robert Regent11 
Birth of Son1918 Drummoyne, NSW;Principal=Peter Regent12 
Death of Son1919 Sydney, NSW;Principal=Peter Regent13 
Birth of Son1920 NSW;Principal=Arthur Regent14 
Death of Son10 September 1920 Ryde, NSW;Principal=Joseph John Regent15,5 
Birth of Daughter28 March 1925 Sydney, NSW;Principal=Mary Daphne Regent5 
Birth of Son NSW;Principal=Frank Regent16 
Residence*1937 11 Higginbotham Road, Ryde, NSW;
Regent, John, 11 Higginbotham road, Ryde, labourer
Regent, Annie, 11 Higginbotham road, Ryde, home duties;Principal=Annie Regent17 
Residence1943 11 Higginbotham Road, Ryde, NSW;
Regent, John, 11 Higginbotham road, Ryde, labourer
Regent, Annie, 11 Higginbotham road, Ryde, home duties
Regent, Robert, 11 Higginbotham road, Ryde, labourer;Principal=Annie Regent17 
Death*6 March 1948 Ryde District Hospital, Denistone, NSW;
REGENT, John. - March 6, 1948 (suddenly), at Ryde District Hospital, beloved husband of Annie Regent and dear father of Lily (Mrs Ricketts), Jessie (Mrs Adams), Bill, Bessie (Mrs Scott-Ross), Bob, Arthur, Mary, and Frank, aged 67 years. R.I.P.16 


Annie Bow b. 23 Dec 1886, d. 14 Feb 1961


  1. [S109] NSW Marriage Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 325/1903 John Regent & Annie Bow.
  2. [S321] Microfilm Baptism, St Patrick's Sydney, 1860-1935.
  3. [S30] Sydney Morning Herald, online unknown url, Death notices - Elizabeth Regent - April 10th 1886.
  4. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 22135/1903 Elizabeth Regent.
  5. [S297] Private papers of Tim Sheens.
  6. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 14272/1905 Joseph J Regent.
  7. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 13678/1905 Joseph Regent.
  8. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 16750/1907 Annie J Regent.
  9. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 18186/1909 William A Regent.
  10. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 48004/1912 Bessie F Regent.
  11. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 14391/1916 Robert Regent.
  12. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 25770/1918 Peter Regent.
  13. [S11] NSW Death Index, 4903/1919 Peter Regent.
  14. [S7] Ryerson Index of Death Notices.
  15. [S11] NSW Death Index, 18795/1920 Joseph J Regent.
  16. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, Death notices - John Regent - March 8th 1948.
  17. [S182] Australian Electoral Rolls,