Margaret Cunningham

F, #323, b. 9 October 1893, d. 27 July 1978
FatherWilliam Cunningham1 b. 25 Jun 1857, d. 25 Jul 1922
MotherLauristina Scott1 b. 25 Feb 1860, d. 5 Jul 1951
RelationshipGreat-aunt of Keith Graham Bassett
Last Edited25 Apr 2017
Birth*9 October 1893 Derriwong, NSW, Australia;
Name: Margaret Cunningham
Sex of Child: Female
Date of Birth: 9/10/1893
Place of Birth: Derriwang near Condobolin

Father: William Cunningham
Occupation: Selector
Birthplace: Rockley NSW
Age: 36

Date of Marriage: 27/11/1878
Place of Marriage: Forbes

Mother: Lauristina Scott
Birthplace: Hartley NSW
Age: 33

Previous Issue: 2 males, 3 females living; 1 female deceased

Informant: W Cunningham, father, Derriwang near Condobolin
Present at Birth: Mrs Broom2 
Married Name29 June 1922 Crowe3 
Marriage*29 June 1922 St Joseph's Church, Condobolin, NSW, Australia;
Crowe — Cunningham.
At St. Joseph's Church, Condobolin, on the 29th ult., the Rev. Father F. A. Crowe (Rockley) celebrated the marriage of Margaret, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Cunningham, of Derriwong, to Leo Joseph, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Crowe, of Caringbah, Cronulla. Miss Nell Cunningham was bridesmaid, and Mr. Joseph Cunningham best man. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Crowe will make their home at Ootha, near Condobolin.;Groom=Leo Joseph Crowe3 
Death of Father25 July 1922 Derriwong, NSW, Australia;
Name: William Cunningham
Date of Death: 25th July 1922
Place of Death: Derriwong, Lachlan Shire
Occupation: Farmer
Sex: Male
Age: 65
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Campbell's River NSWales
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: John Cunningham
Occupation: Not known
Mother: Ellen Lamanda Campbell

Place of Marriage: Carrawobitty NSWales
Age at Marriage: 22
Name of Spouse: Lauristina Scott
Children of Marriage: Lillian M 42, William J 40, John J 38, Merilda 34, Margaret 28, Ellen L 25, Michael F 23, Joseph P 21, Kate 18 living; 2 females deceased
Informant: Joseph Cunningham, son, Hillgrove, Derriwong

Cause of Death: (a) Cardiac degeneration (b) Asthma
Length of Illness:
Medical Attendant: Francis P Quirk
Date last Seen: 21st July 1922

Date of Burial: 26th July 1922
Place of Burial: Roman Catholic Cemetery, Condobolin
Minister & Religion: James O'Brien, Roman Catholic
Undertaker: F W Marlin
Witnesses: Robert G Marlin, Alf Marlin;Principal=William Cunningham4 
Death of Mother5 July 1951 Newington State Hospital and Home, Newington, NSW, Australia;
Name: Lauristina Cunningham
Date of Death: 5/7/1951
Place of Death: Newington State Hospital and Home, Newington, District of Auburn NSW
Occupation: Old Age Pensioner
Sex: Female
Age: 88
Conjugal Status: Widow
Place of Birth: Hartley NSW
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: John Scott
Occupation: Labourer
Mother: Unknown

Place of Marriage: Unknown
Age at Marriage: 16
Name of Spouse: (Given name unkown) Cunningham
Children of Marriage: Lillian 71, John J 66, Mildred 62, Margaret 58, Ellen L 55, Michael T 53, Joseph P 50 living; 1 male deceased
Informant: R A Hall, for manager, Newington State Hospital and Home, Newington

Cause of Death: gangrene of foot, arterio sclerosis, auricular fibrillation
Length of Illness:
Medical Attendant: L Sharfstein
Date Last Seen:

Cremation Date: 7/7/1951
Cremation Place: Rookwood Crematorium
Cremation Informant: T J Massey, Superintendent
Cremation Religion: A O Fox, Presbyterian
Cremation Witnesses: R Boyce;Principal=Lauristina Scott5 
Death of Spouse24 January 1952 Condobolin, NSW, Australia;
age 58;Deceased=Leo Joseph Crowe6 
Note*13 June 1970 Australia;
The Queen has made these awards to Australians, other than knighthoods, in the Commonwealth of Australia section of her Birthday Honours.
Mrs Margaret Crowe, of Ootha, N.S.W., community services7 
Death*27 July 1978 Condobolin, NSW, Australia;
age 848 


Leo Joseph Crowe d. 24 Jan 1952


  1. [S59] NSW Birth 11175/1893 - Margaret Cunningham.
  2. [S1483] NSW Birth Registration Transcription, 11175/1893 Margaret Cunningham.
  3. [S1565] Trove digitised newspapers, online, The Catholic Press, Thursday, July 27, 1922.
  4. [S14] Death Certificate, William Cunningham 1922.
  5. [S1317] Death Certificate transcript.
  6. [S1597] Australia Cemetery Index, 1808-2007, online, Leo Joseph Crowe 1952.
  7. [S1599] The Sydney Morning Herald.
  8. [S1597] Australia Cemetery Index, 1808-2007, online, Margaret Crowe 1978.