Australian English Genealogy

Descendants of George Howell


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998. Victor C Hadley

Victor Charles Hadley was charged with stealing at Castlereagh, on 22nd November, two gold rings, one bottle of scent, two dozen eggs, and fourpence in cash-the property of. Miss Hadley.  Constable Parmeter, sworn, stated: On the 28th November, in company with Constable Baker, I saw accused at the Penrith Railway Station; I said to him ' Do you remember some property being missed at your aunt's place at Castlereagh '; he said 'No, I know nothing about it'; I said ' You answer to the description given me of the young man who sold some of them; he said ' It was not me'; I said . Did you ever go by the name of Wilson P he paid ' No,' at first, but afterwards said ' I may as well own up, I took the things from my aunt's place'; I said 'When?'; he said 'Last Friday, I wrote a note to Miss Hadley, I went down to her place, the back door was unloosed, I went in, I got two rings, a bottle of scent and fourpence in cash; I then went out to the fowl-house and got two dozen eggs, I sold the eggs; I also sold some fowls and the rings in Penrith, I sold the rings for 12s 6d this will be a lesson to ma, I'll go to work after this'; I said'' What did you do with the fowls?'; he said 'I sold them to Mrs Smith';- I then brought him to the police station, Penrith, and charged him with the present charge; he made no reply. Accused had no questions to ask. [Ed note (12shillings 6 pence is approx $1.26) ]  Ada Hadley, sworn, stated : I live on a farm and reside at Castlereagh I remember Friday, the 22nd last mouth ; I left home in tho morning and returned at about 11 o'clock; I missed some things - two rings, a bottle of scent. and some eggs, etc ; I don't exactly know the value of the things I missed, but I should say it was about A3 ; I know the accused in court, he is my nephew; I never gave him permission to take the things. Accused had no questions to ask.  Minnie Everingham, sworn, stated : I am a second-hand dealer and reside in Penrith ; I know tho accused before the court; he came to my place on the Saturday and offered. some rings for sale; I asked him where he got them and whether they were his property ; he said they were, and they were keep sakes; I gave him 12s Od for them ; I made an entry in the book (produced) in the name he gave me, Robert Wilson.  Asked if he wished the court to deal with his case, accused answered yes and pleaded guilty The Bench, in giving judgment), informed accused that he was disposed to lot him off with a fine this time. If, however, he did not mend his ways his life would be ruined, as this would be his last chance. Fined £5, in default two months' Parramatta Gaol with hard labor. On the promise of his reforming, Miss  Hadley paid the fine, the P.M. remarking  that if he did not go to work and repay the  noble woman whom he had robbed, and who had now paid his fine to save him from gaol, he would be a contemptuous man. He ordered accused to go.
Source: Nepean Times 7 Dec 1912

Victor Charles Hadley, a young man, pleaded guilty to stealing a suit case, a suit of clothes, four collars, and a razor, the property of Jonah Marks, and one suit of clothes, three shirts, two pairs of pyjamas, two pairs of slippers, and a pair of boots, belonging to Isaac Marks, at Sydney, on January 14; also to stealing a Gladstone bag, an overcoat, a razor, a pair of drumsticks, and a drum stand, the property of Walter Oswald Grimble, at Sydney, on January 24. Hadley was remanded for sentence.

Source: The SMH 4 Mar 1914

310. Arthur William Hadley

HADLEY.—June 13, 1939, at Katoomba, Arthur William, beloved husband of Flora Sarah Hadley, of Leap Road, Blackheath, and fond father of John and Kenneth, aged 70 years. No mourning.
Source: The SMH 14 Jun 1879

325. Albert Edward Hadley

- The Relatives and Friends of Mrs V E Hadley, Mr and Mrs Harold Hadley and Family are invited to attend the Funeral of her dearly beloved Husband, their loved Father, Father In Law, and Grandfather, ALBERT EDWARD HADLEY, to leave his late residence 32 Park Road, Marrickville This Afternoon after a Service commencing at 1 15 o clock for the Crematorium. Rookwood.
Source: The SMH 17 Dec 1951

Stanley George Earngey

The local amateur bicycle road race to-day, Deniliquin to Mathoura and back—50 miles—for trophies presented by Drs. Warren and Graham, was won by Stanley Earngey, a youth about 18 years of age, who had 37 minutes start. He accomplished the whole distance in 2 hours 35 minutes ; Loy was second, with 30 minutes' start ; and Jager third, with 60 minutes' start.
Source: The SMH 5 Nov 1896