BELL Mercy Beatrice

Female 1856 - 1937  (81 years)


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  • Name BELL Mercy Beatrice 
    Born 9 Feb 1856  Sparke’s Creek, Scone Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 22 Mar 1937  Guyra, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 23 Mar 1937  Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I500  The Tree of Him
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2016 

    Father BELL James,   b. 7 Nov 1824,   d. 27 Mar 1881, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother DAWSON Rachel,   b. 1 Apr 1835,   d. 7 Aug 1907, Hillgrove, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 1 Mar 1852  Saint Peter's C Of E, Armidale Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F329  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family SAUNDERS George Henry,   b. 1849,   d. 23 Nov 1937  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1875  Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Children 
     1. SAUNDERS Charlotte Rachel,   b. 1877, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1953, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. SAUNDERS Ada May,   b. 1878, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1879, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     3. SAUNDERS Rachel Annie,   b. 1880, Armidale, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1966, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     4. SAUNDERS James Bell,   b. 1887, Tenterfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1967, Guyra, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. SAUNDERS Ruth Monica,   b. 1892, Hillgrove, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1969, Wollongong, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F371  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Dec 1875 - Armidale, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Mar 1937 - Guyra, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Mar 1937 - Armidale, NSW, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Mercy Beatrice, the eldest daughter of james and Rachel was born on 9 February 1856 at Sparke’s Creek, near Scone. When an infant she moved with her family to the Saumarez Ponds area near Armidale. On the 24th December 1875 she married George Henry Saunders who at that time was at Duval but later both Mercy and George Saunders returned to the Scone area.


      An old resident of Armidale and Guyra districts, Mrs Mercy Saunders, aged 82, wife of Mr George H saunders, of Guyra, died at her home, this afternoon. The funeral takes place tomorrow afternoon, to leave St Peter’s Cathedral at 4 o’clock for the Church of England portion of the Armidale cemetery.
      The Armidale and New England General Advertiser, Mon 22 Mar 1937, p. 4 [7]

    Buried:
    • C of E

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] NSW BDM’S, V1856225 121A/1856.

    2. [S136] Guyra Argus (NSW : 1902 - 1954) , Thu 1 Apr 1937, p. 6.

    3. [S6] NSW BDM’S, 1937 5496.

    4. [S9] St Peter’s Church of England Parish Registers, Armidale, No 96, .

    5. [S6] NSW BDM’S, 1812/1876.

    6. [S9] St Peter’s Church of England Parish Registers, Armidale, No 1, Roll 5.

    7. [S47] Nola Mackey, (McPhee Print, Grafton, 1990), p. 139.