Outback Graves Markers

Robenia Alexandra ARKLEY

Burial Location:Kookynie  (details...)
Place of Death: Champion Road, Kookynie
Date of Death: 25 October 1904
Date of Burial:26 October 1904
Age:22 months
Cause of Death:Asphyxia by Drowning
OGM Ref#: 1667


This little girl was the third of four daughters born to James Alexander and Jean Arkley. The others were Ellen Isabella, born 1898, Jessie Elizabeth born 1899 and Beryl, who was born in late 1904 (Birth Registration 2098/1905) and died in February 1905 (Death Registration 782/1905), aged 3 months, at Kookynie. Just five months after little Beryl's death, her father, James Alexander, died, also at Kookynie, of tubercular disease of the lungs. He was 40 years of age. The stories of James Alexander and Beryl are also told in this website. Jean/Jane Paton had endured the deaths of two of her daughters, followed by the death of her husband, all between October 1904 and July 1905. Jean remarried on 12 August 1908 to Thomas Arthur Gordon Brown (Marriage Registration 12/1908, Blackwood). The couple had a son in 1911. Jean died in December 1932 in Perth.

Parents:Jane (nee PATON) and James Alexander ARKLEY (Miner)
Birth Details:1903, Kookynie; Birth Registration 1803/1903
Death Certificate:803/1904

Relatives click name for details:
Sister Beryl ARKLEY