Elsie May Pocknall1,2

F, #9297, b. 9 February 1903, d. 27 May 1966
FatherJames A Pocknall1
MotherEmma Whiley1 b. 7 Apr 1880, d. 5 Sep 1950
Relationship3rd cousin 2 times removed of Keith Graham Bassett
Last Edited4 May 2021
Birth*9 February 1903 Molong, NSW, Australia1 
Married Name8 January 1931 Powell3 
Marriage*8 January 1931 Auburn, NSW, Australia;Groom=Albert J Powell3 
Death of Mother5 September 1950 32 St Hilliers Road, Auburn, NSW, Australia;
Mrs. E. Pocknall.
The death occurred suddenly on September 5, of Mrs. Emma Pocknall, wife of James Pocknall, at her late residence, 32 St. Hilliers Road, Auburn.
She leaves, besides her husband, two sons— Philip and Benjamin, both of Auburn, and two daughters — Elsie (Mrs. A. Powell, of Wollongong) and Doris (Mrs. A. Pritchard, Brisbane), and seven grandchildren, to mourn their loss.
Mrs. Pocknall was a native of Molong district, being the eldest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Whiley, of Gregra.
Her brothers are: Joshua (Molong), Aubrey (Canterbury), Roger (Strathfield), while Lizzie (Mrs. L. Dartnell, Epping), Ethel (Mrs J. Langdon, deceased, Gunnedah) and Ida (Mrs. B. S. Matthews, Orange) are her sisters.
The funeral left her home after a short service, for the Baptist portion of Rookwood cemetery. Rev. Jolly, Baptist Minister, of Auburn, performed the last sad rites.;Principal=Emma Whiley4 
Death*27 May 1966 Wollongong, NSW, Australia2 


Albert J Powell


  1. [S1472] NSW Birth Indexes, 4810/1903 Elsie M Pocknall.
  2. [S1473] NSW Death Indexes, 23697/1966 Elsie May Powell.
  3. [S1481] NSW Marriage Indexes, 532/1931 Albert J Powell & Elsie M Pocknall.
  4. [S1565] Trove digitised newspapers, online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/, The Molong Express, Friday, Spetember 22, 1950.