Alfred Henry Sheens1

M, #488, b. 7 May 1913, d. 12 December 2006
FatherAlfred Sheens1 b. 2 Jan 1890, d. 18 Jul 1972
MotherAlma Anderson1 b. 29 Jul 1887, d. 16 Nov 1979
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Timothy George Sheens
Last Edited18 Feb 2015
Birth*7 May 1913 Carterton, New Zealand;
Name: Alfred Henry Sheens
Sex of Child: Male
Date of Birth: 7 May 1913
Place of Birth: Carterton

Father: Alfred Sheens
Occupation: Labourer
Birthplace: Penrith, NSW
Age: 25

Mother: Alma Sheens
Maiden Surname: Anderson
Birthplace: Carterton
Age: 252 
Engagement10 February 1938 "The Nepean Times", Penrith, NSW;
The engagement has been announced of Madge Evelyn, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs J. O. Tlckner, of Cranebrook, to Alffred [sic] Henry, only son of Mr and Mrs A. Sheens, of Castlereagh.;Principal=Madge Evelyn Tickner3 
Marriage*17 September 1938 St Stephens, Penrith, NSW;
Groom: Alfred Henry Sheens
Status: Bachelor
Place of Birth: Casterton NZ
Occupation: Labourer
Age: 25
Usual Residence: Emu Plains
Father: Alfred Sheens
Occupation: Greengrocer
Mother: Alma Anderson

Bride: Madge Evelyn Tickner
Status: Spinster
Place of Birth: Marrickville
Occupation: Home Duties
Age: 21
Usual Residence: Cranebrook
Father: John Oliver Tickner
Occupation: Farmer
Mother: Louisa Dorothy Dukes

Date of Marriage: 17 Sep 1938
Place of Marriage: The Church of St Stehen the Martyr, Penrith NSW
Religion: Church of England
Witnesses: J E Tickner, J C H Sheens
Minister: Raymond S Chapple;Bride=Madge Evelyn Tickner4 
Birth of Son25 February 1942 Lithgow, NSW;Principal=Ralph Edward Henry Sheens5 
Death of Father18 July 1972 Walgett, NSW;
SHEENS, Alfred. - July 18, 1972 (suddenly), at Walgett, N.S.W., of Smith Street, Emu Plains, beloved husband of Alma, dear father of Henry and Millie, father-in-law of Madge and Bill, and fond grandfather and great-grandfather of their children, aged 82 years.;Principal=Alfred Sheens6,7 
Death of Mother16 November 1979 Governor Philip Hospital, Penrith, NSW;
SHEENS, Alma. - November 16, 1979, at hospital, late of Emu Plains, dearly beloved wife of Alfred (deceased), loving mother of Henry and Millie (Mrs Ridding), loving mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother of their families, loved sister of Dick Andersen and Marie (Mrs Miller, New Zealand).
Aged 92 years.
In peace.;Principal=Alma Anderson8,9 
Death of Spouse23 November 2001 NSW;
SHEENS, Madge Evelyn. – Passed away peacefully November 23, 2001. Late of Penrith. Beloved wife of Henry. Much beloved mother of Ralph, Keith and Raymond. Sadly missed by their families.
Aged 84 years.
The family and friends of MADGE are warmly invited to attend her funeral service being held in the Pine Grove West Chapel, Great Western Highway, Eastern creek on Tuesday (November 27, 2001) at 10.30 a.m. Following the service the cortege will proceed to Kingswood Cemetery.;Principal=Madge Evelyn Sheens10 
Death*12 December 2006 NSW;
SHEENS, Alfred Henry
Passed away December 12, 2006. Beloved huband of Madge (deceased). Loved father of Ralph, Keith, Raymond and their families.
Henry's family and friends are warmly invited to attend his Funeral Service to be held at Penrith Cemetery, Cox Avenue, Kingswood on Tuesday December 19, 2006 commencing at 1.30pm.11 


Madge Evelyn Tickner d. 23 Nov 2001
  • Ralph Edward Henry Sheens5


  1. [S36] Maria Quigley Sheens - Our Family Tree.
  2. [S382] New Zealand Birth Certificate, Alfred Henry Sheens 1913.
  3. [S154] Australian Newspapers,, The Nepean Times, Thursday, February 10, 1938.
  4. [S194] Microfilm Marriage, St Stephens Penrith, 1839-1968.
  5. [S109] NSW Marriage Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 26264/1963 Ralph Edward Henry Sheens & Rosemary Anne Jeanette Morris.
  6. [S11] NSW Death Index, 55815/1972 Alfred Sheens.
  7. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, July 20th, 1972.
  8. [S11] NSW Death Index, 26752/1979 Alma Sheens.
  9. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, Death notice - Alma Sheens - November 19th, 1979.
  10. [S192] The Sydney Morning Herald, Death notice - Madge Evelyn Sheens - November 26th, 2001.
  11. [S193] The Penrith Press, December 15th, 2006.