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Irene Islet Mabel (Cook) Athorn (1894 - 1974)

Irene Islet Mabel Athorn formerly Cook aka Thomas
Born in Macksville, New South Wales, Australiamap
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Wife of — married 1910 (to 1928) in Macksville, New South Wales, Australiamap
Wife of — married 17 Oct 1931 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australiamap
Died at age 80 in Dalby, Queensland, Australiamap
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Irene Islet Mabel Cook was born in Macksville, NSW, on 18 May 1894.

She married Sydney Warren Thomas at Macksville, New South Wales, on 23 July 1910[1] He died in 1928 in Queensland.

Daily Standard (Brisbane, Qld. : 1912 - 1936) - Tuesday 7 August 1923 - page 8[2]

Marriages Dissolved.

In the case of Thomas v Thomas, the petitioner, Sydney Warren Thomas, petitioned for a dissolution of his marriage with Irene Mabel Thomas on the grounds of her misconduct with Chris Dickman. The adultery was alleged to have taken place on March 31, 1923. An order nisi for the dissolution of the marriage was made returnable in three months.

Her second marriage was to Reginald Herbert William Thomas at the Ann Street Presbyterian Church, Brisbane, on the 17th of October, 1931.[3][4] In 1936 they were living in Brisbane.[5]

She died at Dalby, Queensland, on 20 June 1974[6]


  • WikiTree profile Cook-2108 created through the import of Salmon tree.ged on May 31, 2011 by Rena Brewin. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Rena and others.
  • Source: S427 Abbreviation: NSW Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages Title: NSW Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages Subsequent Source Citation Format: NSW Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages BIBL NSW Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages TMPLT TID 0 FIELD Name: Footnote VALUE NSW Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages FIELD Name: ShortFootnote VALUE NSW Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages FIELD Name: Bibliography VALUE NSW Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages
  1. NSW BDM: marriage index 8915/1910
  2. Maniages Dissolved. (1923, August 7). Daily Standard (Brisbane, Qld. : 1912 - 1936), p. 8 (SECOND EDITION). Retrieved February 15, 2020, from
  3. Marriage registration: 1931/B/11691 Reginald Herbert William Athorn, Marriage date:17/10/1931, Spouse's name:Irene Islet Mabel Thomas
  4. Athorn--Thomas (1931, October 20). The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947), p. 12. Retrieved December 7, 2019, from
    Athorn—Thomas. In a pretty setting the wedding took place at the Ann Street Presbyterian Church on Saturday, of William Reginald Herbert Athorn, third eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Athorn, Cunnamulla, and Irene Islet Thomas, second eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. V. Cook, Bowravllle, New South Wales...
  5. Electoral roll, Date: 1936, Place: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  6. Online indexes for Queensland historical births, deaths and marriages - accessed 14 February 2020 - Registration 1974/C/2482; Event date: 20 June 1974; Name: Irene Islet Mabel ATHORN; Parents: Alfred Henry COOK and Jessie Elvina COWLTER (sic)

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