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James Marr
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Henry Palmer Marr
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Wilfred Palmer Marr


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Edith Meriden Docwra

Wilfred Palmer Marr

  • Born: 19 Dec 1892, Myrtleford, Victoria, Australia 8,40,41,42
  • Marriage: Edith Meriden Docwra on 8 May 1922 in Baxter, Victoria, Australia 8,39,40
  • Died: 22 Jan 1955, Mount Royal Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia at age 62 41,43
  • Buried: 24 Jan 1955, Fawkner Cemetery, Fawkner, Victoria, Australia 41,44

bullet  General Notes:

The informant at his birth was his mother. She was living at Myrtleford.

Wilfred married Edith Docwra in 1922. He was a bachelor at the time, and was a farmer living at Baxter. They were married by William Pembroke Bainbridge, a minister of the Church of England. Edith's father Harry gave his written consent to the marriage, as she was a minor. Harry was one of the witnesses, and Wilfred's father Henry Palmer Marr was the other witness.

At the time of his daughter Jean's birth in 1922 he was working as a greengrocer in Baxter.

His occupation was listed as farmer on his daughter Jean's death certificate.

At the time of his death he was living at Mount Royal Hospital, Parkville. His occupation was listed as fitter. He died from heart failure after 3 days, and had suffered from myocarditis for some months, arteriosclerosis for some years, paraplegia for some years, and peri-urethral abscess and urinary fistula for 2 years. The informant was A. K. Lewis, Authorized Agent, Johnston St, Fitzroy. The undertaker was H. K. Lewis. His funeral was held at the Lewis Parlor at 134 Johnston St, Fitzroy, and the witnesses at his burial were P. L. Lester and M. Goldsworthy.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

He had a residence on 22 Jan 1955 in Mount Royal Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia. 41


Wilfred married Edith Meriden Docwra, daughter of Harry Docwra and Emily Alice Oliver, on 8 May 1922 in Baxter, Victoria, Australia 8,39.,40 (Edith Meriden Docwra was born on 26 Jan 1904 in 6 Canterbury Place, Prahran, Victoria, Australia,8,45 died on 26 Jun 1948 in Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia 39,46 and was buried on 28 Jun 1948 in Preston Cemetery, Preston, Victoria, Australia 39.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

They were married by William Pembroke Bainbridge, Minister of the Church of England, with the written consent of Harry Docwra, father of Edith Meriden Docwra. The witnesses were Harry Docwra and H. P. Marr.

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