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Margaret Loveday (MADIGAN) NORRIS

Burial Location:Kookynie  (details...)
Place of Death: Cosmopolitan Gold Mine Lease, Kookynie
Date of Death: 29 July 1906
Date of Burial:30 July 1906
Age:36 years
Cause of Death:Septicaemia Collapse
OGM Ref#: 1928
Headstone:OGM Aluminium


Mrs Norris had suffered for nine days with Septicaemia before she collapsed and died. Her youngest child was just two weeks of age.. The others were aged 1, 4, 5 and 7. She had lived in New South Wales for 31 years before moving to Western Australia. William Madigan was born in 1841 in Goulburn, New South Wales, his wife 30 May 1847 in Giddy Gang, New South Wales. They married 16 January 1861 in Goulburn and the marriage produced 11 children between 1861 and 1864. Margaret Loveday was the fifth of 3 girls and 8 boys. Her siblings were: Mary Aloisius born 1861; John Joseph born 1863; Mortimer L born 1865; Joseph born 1867; William born 1871; Frank born 1873; Lawrence Patrick born 1877; James Gregory born 1879; Catherine born 1882; Peter born 1884. William Madigan died 29 October 1906 in Kalgoorlie and his wife in Thirlmere, New South Wales, 1 October 1917. Margaret's husband, Charles Christopher, battled on as a sole father until 13 August 1924, when he died at Torrumbarry, Victoria. It is not known whether he remarried.

Parents:Catherine Honora (nee CUMMINS) and William MADIGAN (Labourer)
Spouse:Charles Christopher NORRIS
Marriage Details:1 March 1897, Wellington, New South Wales; Marriage Registration 2139/1897, Wellington, New South Wales
Children:Stella Grace b. 1898 Lithgow; Mona Mary b.1900 South Broken Hill; Patrick Stanislaws b. 1902 Boulder; Kathleen Emelda Eva b. Kalgoorlie 1905, Theresa b. 1906, Kookynie
Birth Details:7 November 1869, Binda, New South Wales; Birth Registration 9630/1870, Goulburn
Death Certificate:28/1906, North Coolgardie