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3 NeilHamilton 3,492,701
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OBITUARY MRS. EMMA McCREA. (Article), The Biz (Fairfield, NSW : 1928 - 1972), Thursday 4 April 1946 page 2 2020-04-03 15:43 r OBITUARY" .
" MRS. EMMA McCREA.
very old And respected resident of CaUra.
matta, ftfts. Emrna McCrett, of ttfugfieid
«f IS, and settled in the Ammidaie dis
trict. she was very actively engaged In
work at the Aiiiiandale Methodist cimrrn
over a period of 11 years, and during chat
lime officiated as church organist and
Jcader of the Young topic's Society. In
1815 she cume to reside in Cabramatta,
and spent the rest of her life in this dis
trict. Methodist Church adherents wtH
regret her passing, as she was noted fo'
her very r heritable disposition, and s'lent
most of her time working for the differ
ent scHvilies of the church. Her musi
cal ability was renowned, and she was
for her ability as a public speaker.
a daughter - Mrs. Hanibri?tt (MaroUbrii)
and Mr. Roy Foggon (Cabramatta). IF*.
M' Crea r'*'Sdeceas?d her some eight years
~i i.;c.
At.*ihe time of her death, the late Mrs.
McCrea was 80 s'ears of age.
OBITUARY
MRS. EMMA McCREA.
very old and respected resident of Cabra-
matta, fMrs. Emma McCrea, of Longfield
of 15, and settled in the Annandale dis-
trict. She was very actively engaged In
work at the Annandale Methodist Church
over a period of 11 years, and during that
time officiated as church organist and
leader of the Young Peoples's Society. In
1915 she came to reside in Cabramatta,
and spent the rest of her life in this dis-
trict. Methodist Church adherents will
regret her passing, as she was noted for
her very charitable disposition, and spent
most of her time working for the differ-
ent activities of the church. Her musical
ability was renowned, and she was
known for her ability as a public speaker.
a daughter - Mrs. Hambrett (Maroubra)
and Mr. Roy Foggon (Cabramatta). Mr.
McCrea predeceased her some eight years
ago.
At.the time of her death, the late Mrs.
McCrea was 80 years of age.
MR. FRANCIS McCREA. (Article), The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 - 1950), Thursday 22 August 1935 [Issue No.4168] page 4 2020-04-03 15:36 'The dqath occurred suddenly at his
residences Aston-street, Oranvillo, on
Tuesday morning, of M'r. Francis Mec
Crea, ia retired. railway employee.' Do
eearsd was 71 years of ago, and leaveos
a family. HIis wife predocoased him a
little over 12 monsths ago. Trhe funeral
left the mortuary chapel, of Charles Tn
nmw and, Son, Parramatta, on Wednesday
afternopn, for. the Presbyterian portion
of ooosiwood Cometory. The Rov. John
Patorson (Parrmat'ta) rondulcted the
The death occurred suddenly at his
residences Aston-street, Granville, on
Tuesday morning, of Mr. Francis
McCrea, a retired railway employee.
Deceased was 71 years of ago, and leaves
a family. His wife predeceased him a
little over 12 months ago. The funeral
left the mortuary chapel of Charles
Innes and Son, Parramatta, on Wednesday
afternoon, for the Presbyterian portion
of Rookwood Cemetery. The Rev. John
Paterson (Parramatta) conducted the services.
OBITUARY Julla McCrea (Article), The Biz (Fairfield, NSW : 1928 - 1972), Friday 27 July 1934 page 4 2020-04-03 15:28 Julia McCrca
family (Arthur Victor, Edith Dulcie, Loma
occurred at his parents' home, Palni?r .ton'
Julia McCrea
family (Arthur Victor, Edith Dulcie, Lorna
occurred at his parents' home, Palmerton
Hopkins-McCrea Together (Article), News (Adelaide, SA : 1923 - 1954), Thursday 16 April 1936 [Issue No.3,973] page 14 2020-04-03 15:23 The Miriam Hopkins-Joel .McCrea
team. which has already been seen in
'"Barbary Coast," is featured in "Splen
has refused to play any more "unsym
pathetic" roles after her characterisa
could ,sk for a more sympathetic role
Fifth avenue mansion as the last sym
bol' of its crumbling grandeur;. How
the "aristocrats" use the' little southern
girl. to keep the wolf from the mansion
Yet another leading lady for Herbert'
The Miriam Hopkins-Joel McCrea
team, which has already been seen in
'"Barbary Coast," is featured in "Splen-
has refused to play any more "unsym-
pathetic" roles after her characterisa-
could ask for a more sympathetic role
Fifth avenue mansion as the last sym-
bol of its crumbling grandeur. How
the "aristocrats" use the little southern
girl to keep the wolf from the mansion
Yet another leading lady for Herbert
Constable McCrea's Injuries. (Article), The Maitland Daily Mercury (NSW : 1894 - 1939), Tuesday 5 August 1913 [Issue No.13,226] page 4 2020-04-03 15:21 Constable McCreals Injiuies.
:, Owing to the' serious nature of his case,
it was ?deemed advisable yesterday '.-'? to re
move (Constable McCrea to Sydney for ex
pert treatment in Dr. Chisholm Ross' pri
vate hospital : The constable was .' thrown '
out ot a suiity on tne evening oi sunaay,
July 13, the result of another sulky collid
ing with the vehicle-of which he was an oc
cupant, but a peculiar phase of the case
is that' he did not f.eel the effects of the ac
cident until a couple of days afterwards. Ho
then-lapsed into a seml-conscioufl condition,
nridhas remained in that state since. At
complains. His; wife arid family have the
hear soon of favourable: progress under the
Constable McCrea's Injuries.
Owing to the serious nature of his case,
it was deemed advisable yesterday to
remove (Constable McCrea to Sydney for
expert treatment in Dr. Chisholm Ross'
private hospital. The constable was thrown
out of a sulky on the evening of Sunday,
July 13, the result of another sulky collid-
ing with the vehicle of which he was an
occupant, but a peculiar phase of the case
is that he did not feel the effects of the
accident until a couple of days afterwards. He
then lapsed into a seml-conscious condition,
and has remained in that state since. At
complains. His wife and family have the
hear soon of favourable progress under the
MRS. FRANCES McCREA. (Article), The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 - 1950), Thursday 26 July 1934 [Issue No.4064] page 4 2020-04-03 15:15 The death oeerredl fther residec.e,
Aslto-street, -,r(nville, oi' Wehe.lilt? y,
.Jully '5, of Mrs. Flranes1 MleCre ot tihe
ago of 50 year.. 'rle dleeeied lody hId
been oiling for n eonhiderdiloie thoe. A
tlIHIinllld illd oi groIi-tl LIp fllifly ore lelt
to IlloIIur their Had loss. -Tie funeralI
took place to-dni', the reiains hilig in
terred in tile Preshlytriilan iort.ion of the
lbooktrood Ceimetery. Clharlis nioes anild
Son, Jfunerln diirectors, ihad chalrge of
thie rrglltellents.
The death occurred at her residence,
Aston-street, Granville, on Wednesday,
.July 25, of Mrs. Frances McCrea at the
age of 50 years. The decreased lady had
been ailing for a considerable time. A
husband and oi grown-up family are left
to mourn their sad loss. The funeral
took place to-day, the remains being in-
terred in the Presbyterian portion of the
Rookwood Cemetery. Charles Innes and
Son, funeral directors, had charge of
the arrangements.
MR. WILLIAM McCREA. (Article), The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 - 1950), Thursday 12 September 1935 [Issue No.4174] page 4 2020-04-03 15:08 "Werona," Longfield.street, Cabramatna,
on Friday. The body ..was cremated at
Metcalfe and Co., Ltd., Parramntta, con
"Werona," Longfield-street, Cabramatta,
on Friday. The body was cremated at
Metcalfe and Co., Ltd., Parramatta, con-
OBITUARY Sergeant McCrea. (Article), Tweed Daily (Murwillumbah, NSW : 1914 - 1949), Tuesday 22 March 1927 [Issue No.68] page 2 2020-04-03 15:06 I '
OBITUARY . '
— '
> . ,/? .» '-."A. . V ?L , Vi:--
-Sergeant MeCrea, offieer in- charge- of
on-; Saturday morning last, as the - re
sult of heart failure. Deceased -was:
,one of. the ibest knoAA'n and most popu-'
lflr? nnlice nffieers n?i the North Coast;
As a constable lie ' was
stationed1 'at Gudgen many . years '.ago
- after whicK,. : lie Avas -transferred i : tc
MurAvillumbah, where ? he -remained; f 01
nine years. From Murwillumbah lie
was -promoted to? TAveed? Heads vas first
class constable, and after a fuithei
: seA-en .years -'service he - was -transf ened
to /Lismore. The late Sergeant McCrea
Heads: before being appointed; thud
class sergeanj; -at Lismore; which .posi
tion he had held' for two years when
he was : placed in charge of -the Lismore
The funeral at .Lismore ?.on. .Sunday
.afternoon was one of the largest seen
at that toAvn for many, years. ? The. rc-
- mains Avere interred in : the Fresby-
.terian- portion? of /-.the? general /cemetery,
gra\ e'side. A Masonic service was
conducted liy- Bro. Yates; .W.M., of
the United: Service Masonic -Lodge. .
-Deceased, .who avc|i 53 years of - age,
is survived by' a widow, two?? sons-
(N elson Sarson of Nimbin, -and? Doug
las John, of Lismore) and a daughtci,
Nina Maigueiitc. >
OBITUARY

--
Sergeant McCrea, officer in charge of
on Saturday morning last, as the
result of heart failure. Deceased was
one of the best known and most popu-
lar police officers on the North Coast.
As a constable he was
stationed at Cudgen many years ago
after which he was transferred to
Murwillumbah, where he remained for
nine years. From Murwillumbah he
was promoted to Tweed Heads as first
class constable, and after a further
seven years' service he was transferred
to Lismore. The late Sergeant McCrea
was stationed at Casino and Nambucca
Heads before being appointed third
class sergeant at Lismore; which posi-
tion he had held for two years when
he was placed in charge of the Lismore
The funeral at Lismore on Sunday
afternoon was one of the largest seen
at that town for many years. The
remains were interred in the Presby-
terian portion of the general cemetery,
graveside. A Masonic service was
conducted by Bro. Yates; W.M., of
the United Service Masonic Lodge. .
Deceased, .who was 53 years of age,
is survived by a widow, two sons
(Nelson Sarson, of Nimbin, and Douglas
John, of Lismore) and a daughter,
Nina Marguerite.
B.S.H.S. OLD BOYS. (Detailed lists, results, guides), The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947), Wednesday 8 March 1933 page 16 2020-04-01 17:46 B.S.II.S. ODD BOYS.
meeting of tho Brisbane State High
Schoul Old Boys' Association resulted
ns follows: President, Mr. 1. Waddle;
vice-presidents. Messrs. R. W. RadelilTe,
F. Olson, B. F. Robson, J. Wilson, .R,
W. J. Thompson, and E. Anderson; lion,
secretary, Mr. P. J. Hanccx; assistant
hon. secretary, Mr. J. Niven; lion, treas
Lnpraik; committee, Messrs. K. W'.i-
B.S.H.S. OLD BOYS.
meeting of the Brisbane State High
School Old Boys' Association resulted
as follows: President, Mr. I. Waddle;
vice-presidents. Messrs. R. W. Radcliffe,
F. Olsen, B. F. Robson, J. Wilson, .R,
W. J. Thompson, and E. Anderson; hon.
secretary, Mr. P. J. Hancox; assistant
hon. secretary, Mr. J. Niven; hon. treas-
Lapraik; committee, Messrs. K. Win-
B.S.H.S Wins G.P.S in Day of Records (Article), The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947), Saturday 20 September 1947 page 3 2020-04-01 17:41 1 By H.J.M.
It was a day of records at the AH Schools athletics sports at the Exhibition Ground,
/retained the title won last year.
Oulstandinc runs %ere I.
Lynch. (N.C.) open 880
1 yards in 2 mins. 3 sees, and K.
Tihhetts (B.S.H.S) under
161,880 yards in 2 mins. 4.4
tec's: :
'.When he won the high Jump under
14 Ross Shell .(Southport) bioke not
only Ihe Queensland. Tecnrd hut the
lna.- ".;:.
which ran the 440 ards In 49 eccs.
Final points, were: R.S.lf.S. 70:!j;
C.E-G.S. 69-4/5: G.T. 59l£; N.C. 59:
T.S.S, 41 fA; B G S 33; T G S I93;«;
Ipswleh 13;. B.B.C. 12.
The-, under 16 broad jump provided
the 'expected when Brittain gave hi
choo!, B.S.H.S. . first blood, his first
round jump of 18 ft. 9% in. giving
him the .'title;
In the open event Bctts (Soulhpori)
<, displayed great consistency And ollhcr
of nis best two jumps could have won
for him. His 20 ft. OV in. was only
a few Inches < abend of McLaren
(B.B.C:) ; who wns unlucky to foul in
Two boys broke ihc under- 14 high
Jump record and thrilled the crowd
with a . brilliant exhibition of high
Jumping. Ross Shell and Don McLcl-
lan (Terrace) reached 5 ft. 1U in.
Shell cleared at his first attempt,
Uiis height.
higher Shell was successful, and not
but also gained the honour of better
Holioway (Southportl gave his school
their third -win In the shot pull, but
A great race whs provided In the
open 889 yards and the early pnee
set by Arnold (B.S.H.S.) hriped the
winner. John Lynch, of Nudgec, to
break the 22-year-old record, act by
B. A. Snelling (C.E.G.S.) at 2 nUn,
4.2 sees. x
Eoslllon In the early stages he made
is run 200 yards from home and
went on to win by 10 yard from
The open 100 yards provided an up
set when W. D. Pcrrins (C.E.G.S. t
eleared out from his opponents at
from W. Sheelian (G.T.) In compara
tively slow lime of 10.3 seconds.
Ron Beech (B.S.H.S.) and Alan Rod
the under IB hundred- and Beech rn-
ptmted his win over Roderick in last
year'1? under 15 event.
C.E.G.S. took their second sprint suc
cess In the under 15 loo yards, won
.by J. D. Burtictt ic.E.G.S.i by five
9 yards.
Steve Brcnnan (T.C.K.) scored n
nnpulsr win In the under H 100 yards.
This lad is only 12 and thus will l>r
elidible for the race next year. His
Jl. i) hec.r was a cood effort
A. t,. Fortcscuc ic.E.G.S.i surprMtnsiy
replsted hi schoolmate. Lcncnan,. In
the under Ifl 220 yards, and wa.j re
tarded with a fine win.
Grcaor.v Terrace added thr third re
cord of the dn.v with 4P sees, for the
under 15 M40 vnrdsi relay They won
br 25 yards.
The nutstundln? performance of the
day was the 880 yards under IB. which
Tlbbets (Hish School) took nearly three
100 yards uy Brian Gardiner (Terrace1
pace and .almnsl collapsed over the fin-
Viing line u few yarns behind the win-
Another record nearly fell when Ter
race ran within 1/10 of sncond of their
£wn record in the 440 yards relay under
John Thompson < Brisbane Orsmmeri
fforti'd the favourites in the open 440
#nd nor got no to snatch a win from
1
John l.yni-11 'N.C.i. who hod thr rucc
won everywhere except ol the finish.
Tibbeil' 2 mins. 44 sec. In the 880
under 16 wh excellent. Fortcscuc
(CE.G.S. i. who whs (hvourlte for the
exhibition, and Reg. Betts tSnuthporu
scored his second win for the day, alter
a ctose race with L. Brunckhorsl
(C.E.G.S. ». who was disqualified for a
brcuch during the race.
Bartleit tc E.U.S > his second win of
the afternoon in the fast time of 34.6
The under 16 event went to . Neil
with J Wood (Toowoonmba ».
Ron Green <B.G.t was. untroubled to
win the nnen rntlr in splendid style trom
Graham Arnold tS.H.).
jf. Pacers speed along mjf
a race ai the Becn-
loigh Show— a pleas
ant South Coast carni
val on a pleasanL ai'tcr- 1
noon..
By H.J.M.
It was a day of records at the AllSchools athletics sports at the Exhibition Ground,
retained the title won last year.
Outstanding runs were J.
Lynch (N.C.) open 880
1 yards in 2 mins. 3 secs, and K.
Tibbetts (B.S.H.S) under
16 880 yards in 2 mins. 4.4
sec's.
When he won the high jump under
14 Ross Sheil (Southport) broke not
only Ihe Queensland record but the
2¼ ins.
which ran the 440 yards in 49 secs.
Final points, were: B.S.H.S. 70¾;
C.E.G.S. 69 4/5; G.T. 59½; N.C. 59:
T.S.S, 41½; B G S 33; T G S I9¾;
Ipswich 13; B.B.C. 12.
The under 16 broad jump provided
the expected when Brittain gave his
school, B.S.H.S. first blood, his first
round jump of 18 ft. 9¾ in. giving
him the title.
In the open event Betts (Southport)
displayed great consistency and either
of his best two jumps could have won
for him. His 20 ft. 9¼ in. was only
a few Inches ahead of McLaren
(B.B.C.), who was unlucky to foul in
Two boys broke the under 14 high
jump record and thrilled the crowd
with a brilliant exhibition of high
jumping. Ross Sheil and Don McLellan
(Terrace) reached 5 ft. 1¼ in.
Sheil cleared at his first attempt,
this height.
higher Sheil was successful, and not
but also gained the honour of better-
Holloway (Southport) gave his school
their third win In the shot pull, but
A great race was provided in the
open 880 yards and the early pace
set by Arnold (B.S.H.S.) helped the
winner, John Lynch, of Nudgee to
break the 22 year-old record, set by
B. A. Snelling (C.E.G.S.) at 2 min.
4.2 secs.
position in the early stages he made
his run 200 yards from home and
went on to win by 10 yards from
The open 100 yards provided an up-
set when W. D. Perrins (C.E.G.S.)
cleared out from his opponents at
from W. Sheehan (G.T.) In compara-
tively slow time of 10.3 seconds.
Ron Beech (B.S.H.S.) and Alan Rod-
the under I6 hundred and Beech
repeated his win over Roderick in last
year's under 15 event.
C.E.G.S. took their second sprint suc-
cess in the under 15 100 yards, won
by J. D. Bartlett (C.E.G.S.) by five
yards.
Steve Brennan (T.C.E.) scored a
popular win in the under 14 100 yards.
This lad is only 12 and thus will be
eligible for the race next year. His
11.5 secs was a good effort.
A. I. Fortescue (C.E.G.S.) surprisingly
replaced his schoolmate. Leachan in
the under 16 220 yards, and was
rewarded with a fine win.
Gregory Terrace added the third re-
cord of the day with 49 secs, for the
under 15 440 yards relay. They won
by 25 yards.
The outstanding performance of the
day was the 880 yards under 16 which
Tibbets (High School) took nearly three
100 yards by Brian Gardiner (Terrace)
pace and almost collapsed over the fin-
ishing line a few yarns behind the winner.
Another record nearly fell when Ter-
race ran within 1/10 of second of their
own record in the 440 yards relay under 14
John Thompson (Brisbane Grammar)
denied the favourites in the open 440
and just got up to snatch a win from
John Lynch who had the race
won everywhere except at the finish.
Tibbetts 2 mins. 44 sec. in the 880
under 16 was excellent. Fortescue
(CE.G.S.) who was favourite for the
exhibition, and Reg. Betts (Southport)
scored his second win for the day, after
a close race with L. Brunckhorst
(C.E.G.S.) who was disqualified for a
breach during the race.
Bartlett (C.E.G.S) his second win of
the afternoon in the fast time of 24.6
The under 16 event went to Neil
with J Wood (Toowoomba).
Ron Green <B.G.S.) was untroubled to
win the open mile in splendid style from
Graham Arnold (S.H.).
Pacers speed along in
a race at the Been-
leigh Show— a pleas-
ant South Coast carni-
val on a pleasant after-
noon.

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