Henry Dunstan Sheens1

M, #343, b. 25 February 1904, d. 9 September 1962
FatherArthur Sheens2 b. 21 Nov 1874, d. 26 Jun 1959
MotherElla Etheline Dunstan2 b. 7 Sep 1881, d. 22 Jul 1970
Relationship1st cousin 2 times removed of Timothy George Sheens
Last Edited21 Jun 2013
Birth*25 February 1904 Penrith, NSW3 
Baptism7 January 1907 Penrith Circuit, NSW;
son of Arthur & Ella Sheen, Riley St Penrith
Minister F E Fletcher, Methodist3 
Marriage*August 1928 Woodford, NSW;Bride=Josephine Toogood4 
Engagement6 April 1935 "The Nepean Times", Penrith, NSW;
The engagement has been announced of Miss Lilian Emily Gordon, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs J. Gordon, of Concord, to Mr H. D. Sheens, of Emu Plains, third eldest son of Mr and Mrs A. Sheens.;Principal=Lilian Emily Gordon5 
Article2 December 1935 NSW;
(Before Mr. Justice Bavin.)
Henry Dunstan Sheens v Josephine Sheens (formerly Toogood). Marriage, August, 1928, at Woodford, Methodist rites. Issue, desertion. Decree nisi, Mr. A. L. Hayes for petitioner.;Principal=Josephine Toogood4 
Marriage*1936 Burwood, NSW;Bride=Lilian Emily Gordon6 
Death of Father26 June 1959 Nepean District Hospital, Penrith, NSW;
SHEENS, Arthur.-June 26, 1959, at Nepean District Hospital, of Jamison Street, Emu Plains, dearly beloved husband of Ella Sheens and loving father of Hilton, Henry, Pat and Ron, and of Arthur and Roy (both deceased), aged 84 years.;Principal=Arthur Sheens7 
Death*9 September 1962 127 Edwin Street, Croydon, NSW;
SHEENS, Henry (Harry) Dunstan.-September 9, 1962 (suddenly), at his residence, 127 Edwin Street, Croydon, dearly beloved husband of Lilian, loved father of Janice and Leonie, father-in-law of William & Len, fond grandfather of Sharon, Gavin and John, age 58 years.
SHEENS, Henry (Harry) Dunstan.-September 9 (suddenly), beloved son of Ella and the late Arthur Sheens, loved brother of Hilton, Pat, Ron and Vera (Arthur and Roy deceased).8 

Family 1

Josephine Toogood

Family 2

Lilian Emily Gordon


  1. [S11] NSW Death Index, 24998/1962 Henry Dunstan Sheens.
  2. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 27740/1906 Henry D Sheens.
  3. [S199] NSW Penrith Methodist Baptism Registers, 1860-1964 ",27740/1906 Henry D Sheens."
  4. [S154] Australian Newspapers, trove.nla.gov.au, The Sydney Morning Herald, Monday 2 December 1935.
  5. [S154] Australian Newspapers, trove.nla.gov.au, The Nepean Times, Saturday, April 6, 1935.
  6. [S12] NSW Marriage Index, 22515/1936 Henry Dunstan Sheens & Lilian Emily Gordon.
  7. [S201] The Daily Telegraph, Saturday, June 27, 1959.
  8. [S201] The Daily Telegraph, Monday, September 10, 1962.