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Bertha (Beckwith) Higgs (abt. 1898 - abt. 1957)

Bertha (Birdie) Higgs formerly Beckwith
Born about in Geraldton, Western Australia, Australiamap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 28 Sep 1931 in St. Alban's Anglican Church, Highgate, Western Australia, Australiamap
Descendants descendants
Mother of and [private son (1930s - unknown)]
Died about in McKinnon, Victoria, Australiamap
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BERTHA BECKWITH (Beckwith-1265)

PARENTS. Joseph Thomas Beckwith & Fanny/Frances Emma (Burton/Bennett) Beckwith

BIRTH. Abt. 1898, Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia

MARRIAGE. 28 Sep 1931, St. Alban's Anglican Church, Highgate, Western Australia, Australia

MARRIAGE. 28 Sep 1931, William James Higgs, son of William James Higgs & Hannah Martha (Grant) Higgs

MARRIAGE. WA BDM Marriage Reg: #1038/1931
Family name Beckwith
Given names Bertha
Family name of Spouse Higgs
Given names of Spouse William J
Place of marriage District of Perth

MARRIAGE NOTICE. HIGGS — BECKWITH. — on September 28, at St. Alban's Church, Highgate, by Rev. Alban Marshall, William James, only son of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Higgs, Caulfleld, Victoria, to Birdie, only daughter of the late Joseph Thomas and Mrs. J. E. Beckwith, Thomas-street, Subiaco.


(1) Josephine Grant Higgs, b. 31 Jul 1932, d. 15 Nov 2014, m. 25 Mar 1953, Richard Altson, son of Josiah Shire Charles John Altson & Claire Audrey (Kilp) Altson
(2) Len Higgs, b. 10 Jul 1935,

DEATH. Abt. 1957, McKinnon, Victoria, Australia

DEATH. VIC BDM Death Reg: #12984/1957
Family name HIGGS
Given names Bertha
Event Death
Father's name BECKWORTH Joseph Thomas
Mother's maiden name Frances Emma (Bennett)
Place of death MCKINNON
Age 55

Death of Spouse: 22 Jun 1986, Caulfield South, Victoria, Australia


  • Marriage: WA BDM Marriage Reg: #1038/1931
  • Death: VIC BDM Death Reg: #12984/1957

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