The following article was found through the Government Gazettes on Trove concerning the estates of my Great Grandparents John Joseph Donnelly and his wife Bridget Anastasia Donnelly (nee Lambert).
Source: IN the matter of the estates of the undermentioned deceased (1961, July 21). Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001), , p. 2202. Retrieved March 17, 2016, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article220282421
IN the matter of the estates of the undermentioned deceased persons, and pursuant to the Wills, Probate and Administration Act. 1898-1954; the Public Trustee Act, 1913-1960; Testator's Family Maintenance and Guardianship of Infants Act, 1916-1954; and Trustee Act, 1925-1942; the Public Trustee hereby gives notice that creditors and others having any claim against or to the estate of any of the undermentioned deceased persons, who died on or about the respective dates hereunder mentioned, are required to send particulars of their claims to the said Public Trustee, at his Branch Office hereunder mentioned, on or before the 23rd day of September, 1961, at the expiration of which time the said Public Trustee will distribute the assets of the respective deceased persons to the respective persons entitled, having regard only to the claims of which he then has notice:-
Bridget Anastasia Donnelly, late of Sandgate, formerly of Birmingham Gardens, N.S.W., widow, died on 19th March, 1960, intestate: an election to administer was filed on 13th July, 1961.
John Joseph Donnelly, late of Birmingham Gardens, N.S.W., school teacher, died on 5th February, 1942, intestate; an election to administer was filed on 13th July, 1961.