Australian English Genealogy

Descendants of Rebecca Golsby


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43. William C Golsby

Elected Mayor of Cowra in 1920

47. Percy Albert Golsby

BATHURST, Wednesday.
P. A. Golsby, 50, of Rockley, was critically Injured when thrown from the rear of a motor lorry this afternoon. Golsby was riding on the rear of the lorry, which was driven by Ernest English, of Burraga. When the vehicle was negotiating the "Devil's Elbow" on Rockley Mount, Golsby fell heavily. He suffered a fractured skull, concussion, and severe laceration above the right eye.

Source: The SMH 25 Jan 1934

The death has occurred at the Bathurst District Hospital of Mr. Percy Albert Golsby (72), after a short illness. The late Mr. Golsby was born at Rockley and lived there all his life. He is survived by one son Jack (Rockley), and six daughters, Dorothy (Mrs. Rolls of Oberon), Kathleen (Mrs. Eades, of Rydalmere), Isabella (Mrs. Cartwright, of Judd's Creek), Enid (of Sydney), Patricia (Mrs. Schumacher, of Perthville), Jean (Mrs. Pennefather, of Rockley). His wife one and one son predeceased him several years ago.

Source: The Lyndhurst Shire Chronicle 10 Feb 1954

50. Frederick George Golsby

Dentist - Education Dept.

203. Maxwell Frederick Golsby-Smith

Late F/Sgt. M. F. Golsby-Smith
Much sympathy is felt for the family cf Flight-Sergeant Maxwell Frederick Golsby-£mlth In the very great loss they have suffered with the announcement of his death in an aircraft accident in Italy. Deceased was the second eldest son of Mr and Mrs Keith Golsby-Smith, of Griffith, and was a member of the crew of a Wellington aircraft which crashed whilst engaged on a non operational test flight on the morning of November 15. Mr Golsby-Smith received, an official telegram from, the Air Board expressing deep regret at having to inform him that his son had lost his life. The Minister for Air joined with the Board in expressing profound sympathy ,in the sad bereavement. A letter from the Secretary (Mr M. Langslow) read as follows: "Further to the telegram from this Department I desire to advise that your late son was promoted to the rank of Warrant Officer with retrospective effect from October 5, 1944. Permit me to again extend to you the profound sympathy of this Department in your great loss. The late F/Sgt. Golsby-Smith, who had just attained his 22nd year, was born in Penrith, and later resided at Griffith until he enlisted at the age of 18 years. He was very well known in this district, and possessed such a bright and happy nature that he was well loved by all who knew him. He received his wings in Canada, where he trained under the Empire Air Training Scheme as a wireless air Runner, and subsequently served in England, India, and Italy. He topped the radio school in England. Besides a scrrowing mother and father, deceased leaves three brothers and one sister—Peter (A.I.F.), Neville, Roy, and Nerida Jane.

Source: Nepean Times 4 Jan 1945

57. Cedric William A Golsby

A social evening was hold at Rockley in honor of Mr. Cedrick Golsby, an old and much respected resident of the, district, extending over half a century. The function took place on Monday evening. Some of Mr. Golsby's friends presented him with a suitable present, and gave utterance to some favoring remarks out of appreciation. Mr. Golsby has left Rockley to make his residence in Sydney, and carries best wishes for his future.

Source: The Bathurst Times 27 Feb 1918