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Wednesday's Wedding: Arthur Ernest Warby & Ethel Florence Boyd

Ethel Florence Boyd who was born in 1890 at Rutherglen, Victoria was the daughter of William Leonard Boyd and his wife Elizabeth (nee Worldon).  My connection to her is that she is my first cousin four times removed.  In 1915 Ethel married Arthur Ernest Warby at St. Thomas' Church of England at Narrandera, New South Wales.  Arthur Ernest Warby was the son of James Edward Warby and his wife Sarah (nee Lakeman).  Tragically Arthur's mother Sarah and sister Amy were murdered at Billenbah in 1911.  In 1919 Arthur and Ethel had a daughter Joan Ethel.  Arthur Ernest Warby died in Sydney in 1921 and Ethel Florence Warby in Victoria in 1980.

Source: THE Butherglen Sun AND Childern Valley Advertiser. (1915, March 26). Rutherglen Sun and Chiltern Valley Advertiser (Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 2. Retrieved November 27, 2013, from


WEDDING BELLS.- A pretty wedding took place at St. Thomas' Church of England, Narandera, on Wednesday, February 24th, when Mr Arthur Warby, third son of the late Mr and Mrs J.E. Warby, of Billlenbah, was joined in matrimony to Miss Ethel Boyd, of Narandera, and daughter of Mr and Mrs W.L. Boyd, of Rutherglen.  The bride was given away by Mr J. Warby, Miss Sinclair was bridesmaid; and Mr H. Warny acted as best man.  Mr and Mrs Warby left the same day by motor car for Victoria, where the honeymoon was spent.

Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922 about Ethel Flor Boyd

Name: Ethel Flor Boyd
Father's Name: Wm Leonard Boyd
Mother's Name: Elizth Worloon
Birth Place: Rutherglen, Victoria
Registration Year: 1890
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration number: 27164

Source: Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2010.

Australia Death Index, 1787-1985 about Ethel Florence Warby

Name: Ethel Florence Warby
Death Place: Balm, Victoria
Age: 90
Father's Name: William L Boyd
Mother's Name: Elizabeth
Registration Year: 1980
Registration Place: Victoria
Registration number: 20925
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1890

Source: Australia Death Index, 1787-1985 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2010.

NSW BDM Marriage Indexes


NSW BDM Death Indexes


Source: NSW BDM Indexes.  NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages.  Retrieved from


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