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LEGEND: b = Buried, d = Died, Occ = Occupation, Mt Margaret = Mount Margaret, Reg = Registration.
RC = Roman Catholic, ANG = Anglican or Church of England, METH = Methodist/Wesleyan,
PRES = Presbyterian,
WA = Western Australia, NSW = New South Wales, VIC = Victoria, QLD = Queensland, SA = South Australia. TAS = Tasmania, NT = Northern Territory.


Note: The person registering the death is only listed if it was someone other than the police or an undertaker.

ROCCHECCIOLI Luigi — d 16 Sep 1958, at Leonora Hospital, Cause: Stillborn, Intra uterine asphyxia from compression of umbilical cord, Father: Luigi ROCCHECCIOLI (Mine employee), Mother: Jean RYAN, Reg 20/1958 Mt Margaret, RC, Buried Leonora Cemetery.


Hildreth ROCKETT

ROCKETT Hildreth Loftus 11mths, d 15 Aug 1915, at Queen Victoria Street, Leonora, Father: Hildreth Peyton ROCKETT (Inspector of Mines), Mother: Sarah Cooper PHILLIPS, Born Boulder WA, Reg 23/1915 Mt Margaret, ANG, Buried Leonora Cemetery.


Noel ROE

ROE Noel — 2yrs 10mths, d 17 Jan 1935, at Forrest Belle Leases, Mt Ida, Cause: Injuries received through being run over by a motor car from which he had fallen, Verdict of the Coroner, Father: Albert Alfred ROE (Storekeeper), Mother: Doris Lillian MEATCHAM, Born: Perth WA, Reg 3/1935 Mt Margaret, ANG, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

ROONEY Francis George — 26yrs, d 22 May 1911, Sons of Gwalia GM, Leonora, Occ: Surveyor, Cause: Killed by a skip in the Sons of Gwalia GM getting out of control and running violently to the bottom of the shaft, Verdict of the Coroner. Father: Isaac ROONEY (Clergyman), Mother: Annie Josephine SWAN, Born in the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, In WA for 3 years, Married to Stella Clarice JARRETT at age 25yrs in Perth WA, no children, Reg 17/1911 Mt Margaret, Death registered by wife, METH, Buried Leonora Cemetery. Mine Death – www.wavmm.com

ROONEY Phillip Patrick — 2 ½ days, d 7 May 1911, near State School Gwalia, Cause: Cerebral Haemorrhage, Father: William Joseph ROONEY (Miner), Mother: Mary KELLY, Reg Mt Margaret 13/1911, RC, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

ROSIE unnamed female — d 2 Jun 1950, at Leonora Hospital, Cause: 2 weeks premature, Mother: Rosie, Born: Tormoola Station, Leonora, Reg 5/1950 Mt Margaret, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

ROSS Eileen 28yrs, b 11 Jan 1976, Born: Kalgoorlie WA, ANG, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

ROTH Margretta Myrtle May 32yrs, d 5 Sep 1920, at Leonora Hospital, Occ: Laundress, Cause: Haemorrhage, Father: Peter ROTH, Mother: Sarah Jane, Born: South Australia, Reg 30/1920 Mt Margaret,  RC, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

ROUTLEDGE Margaret — 38yrs, b 26 Feb 1979, Born: Pinjarra WA, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

ROWE Beatrice Edna — 8mths, d 11 Dec 1914, at Gwalia, Cause: Enteritis Ocular, Father: Joseph ROWE (Miner), Mother: Ethel HIDE, Born Northam WA, Mt Margaret 45/1914, ANG, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

ROWE Charity — 4days, d 16 Apr 1904, Twin to Elsie May, Cause: Premature birth, Father: Claremont Addison ROWE (Fitter), Mother: Charity BOWDEN, Born on Sons of Gwalia, Leonora, Reg 19/1904 Mt Margaret, METH, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

ROWE Elsie May 7days, d 18 Apr 1904, Infant Twin to Charity, Cause: Premature Birth, Father: Claremont Addison ROWE (Fitter) Mother: Charity BOWDEN, Born on Sons of Gwalia, Leonora, Reg 20/1904 Mt Margaret, METH, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

ROWE Percy 70yrs, d 10 Jun 1966, Born: Warburton WA, Reg 8/1966 Mt Margaret, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

ROWLANDS William Oliver — 2 days, d 23 Jul 1918, at Leonora Hospital, Cause: Premature birth (5mths), Father: Richard Henry ROWLANDS (Miner), Mother: Mary ARNAND, Reg 17/1918 Mt Margaret, ANG, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

RUBERY Albert Lionel 10mths, d 3 Mar 1906, at Gwalia Street, Leonora, Cause: Enteritis, Father: Peter RUBERY (Railway Guard), Mother: Margaret DAVISON, Born Kalgoorlie, Reg 22/1906 Mt Margaret, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

RUCKS Carl — 16hrs, d 15 Jun 1922, at residence of C F Rucks, Gwalia, Cause: Atelectasis, Father: Charles Frederick Raymond RUCKS (Miner), Mother: Margaret Beatrice WALKER, Reg 9/1922 Mt Margaret, PRES, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

RULE Jonothan — 49yrs, d 7 Jul 1904 at Gwalia, Leonora, Occ: Miner, Cause: Accidentally falling down a shaft at Gwalia, Verdict of the Coroner, Reg 36/1904 Mt Margaret, ANG, Buried Leonora Cemetery.  Mine Death – www.wavmm.com

RUSSELL John— 75yrs, d 7 Oct 1917 at Leonora, Occ: Prospector, Cause: Carcinoma, Father: John RUSSELL (Labourer), Mother: Janet WALKER, Born Cumbernauld, Scotland, Married to Margaret STEWART in Cumbernauld Scotland at age 30yrs, In QLD for 20yrs, In WA 10yrs, no children, Reg 26/1917 Mt Margaret, PRES, Buried Leonora Cemetery. 


Mary Ann RUSSELL

RUSSELL Mary Ann 80yrs, b 28 May 1940, at deceased residence, Tower St, Leonora, Cause: Cardiovascular Disease, Cerebral Embolism, Born: Birmingham, England, Married to Thomas William RUSSELL in Birmingham England at age 17yrs, Children Minnie 47yrs, deceased 1 male and 1 female, Reg Mt Margaret 16/1940, ANG, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

RYAN James — 53yrs, d 19 Jan 1958, at Leonora Hospital, Occ: Prospector, Cause: Uraemia & Dehydration, Bilateral Pyelonephritis, Single, Reg 3/1958 Mt Margaret, RC, Buried Leonora Cemetery.


Johanna RYAN

RYAN Johanna — 33yrs, d 29 Apr 1906, at Gwalia, Cause: Pelvic Cellulitis, Father: Patrick CONNOLLY (Farmer), Mother: Ellen McGRATH, Born: Ballenty, Limerick, Ireland, In VIC 4yrs, In NSW 5yrs, In WA 3yrs, Married John RYAN at age 30yrs in Kalgoorlie WA, Children: John James 2yrs, Patrick Joseph 3 weeks. Reg 31/1906 Mt Margaret, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

RYAN John B — 60yrs, d between 21 Dec 1905, and 10 Jun 1906, at Diorite King, near Leonora, Occ: Prospector, Cause: Perished for want of water, Verdict of the Coroner, Reg 42/1906 Mt Margaret, RC, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

SABINA Jackie 81yrs, b 25 Apr 1969, Born: Blackstone Ranges, Reg 9/1969 Mt Margaret, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

SAGGERS Geoffrey Allan — 5 ½mths, d 30 Oct 1902, at Sons of Gwalia Mine, Leonora, Cause: Marasmus, Father: William Richard SAGGERS (Contractor), Mother May Francis RYAN, Born Gwalia, Leonora WA, Reg 61/1902 Mt Margaret, WES, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

SALA DANNA Pietro 37yrs, d 28 Oct 1920, at Gwalia, Occ: Miner, Cause: Pulmonary Phthisis, Father: Pietro SALA DANNA (Miner), Born Italy, In WA 8yrs, Single, Reg 34/1920 Mt Margaret, RC, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

SALAGARI Sarah Rose Ann — 27yrs, d 20 Jun 1919, at Temporary Hospital at State Hotel, Gwalia, Housewife, Cause: Influenza & Broncho Pneumonia, Father: Michael Joseph OBRIEN (Teamster), Mother: Sarah Rose Ann GALLOWAY (also Dies 20/09/1919), Born: Little Henley NSW, In NSW 13yrs, In WA 14yrs, Married to Joseph SALIGARI in Fremantle WA at age 27yrs, no children, Reg 22/1919 Mt Margaret, RC, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

SALLY — 1mth, d 9 Mar 1951, at Leonora Hospital, Cause: Broncho Pneumonia, Born: Mulga Queen via Laverton, Mother: Mary, Reg 9/1951 Mt Margaret, Aboriginal Section, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

SANDERS William 65yrs, d 14 Feb 1929, at White House Hotel, Leonora, Occ: Prospector, Cause: Chronic Myocarditis, Heart Failure, Reg 3/1029 Mt Margaret, Meth, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

SANDERSON John — 71yrs, b 29 Dec 1918, Reg Mt Margaret 2/1919, AKA Johan ALEXANDERSEN, Reg 2/1919 Mt Margaret, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

SANDY Molly Infant, b 9 Aug 1974, Born: Wongawal WA, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

SANDY Skipper — 85yrs, b 3 Feb 1967, Born: Mulga Queen WA, Reg 6/1967 Mt Margaret, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

SARBORYU King Billy — 95yrs, b 31 Jan 1966, at Leonora Hospital, Born: Rawlinson Ranges WA, Reg 6/1966 Mt Margaret, Buried Leonora Cemetery.


John 'Jack' SARTORI

SARTORI John 'Jack' — 4yrs 8mths, d 15 Jul 1929, at Leonora Hospital, Cause: Tubercular Meningitis, Acute Broncho Pneumonia, Father: Robert SARTORI (dec Miner), Mother: Marianna BACCETTI, Born Leonora, Reg 12/1029 Mt Margaret, RC, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

SARTORI Robert 46yrs, d 30 Jun 1925, at Leonora Hospital, Occ: Miner, Cause: Tuberculosis, Father: Giovanni SARTORI (Farmer), Born: Corteno, Italy, In WA 20yrs, Married to Marian BACCETTI in Boulder WA at 35yrs, Children: Kitty 10yrs, Adelaide 8yrs, Eugenia 6yrs, Luci 5yrs, Giovanni 1yr, deceased 1 male and 4 females, Reg 7/1925 Mt Margaret, RC, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

SAUNDERS John Arthur Henry — 77yrs, d 21 Jun 1947, at Leonora Hospital, Occ: Retired farmer, Cause: Chronic Bronchitis, Myocarditis and Nephritis, Father: John SAUNDERS (Miller), Mother: Sarah Anne FOX, Born: Hamilton SA, In SA 27yrs, in WA 50yrs, Married twice, 1st to Jessie Jane Matilda LUCAS in SA aged 25yrs, 2nd to Helen HUNT in Cottesloe WA at age 54yrs, Children all 1st marr: Herbert Earl 51yrs, Jessie Olive Florence 48yrs, John Raymond 40yrs, 1 male deceased, Reg Mt Margaret 11/1947, ANG, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

SAUNDERS John Raymond — 66yrs, b 5 Nov 1973, Born: Cottesloe WA, ANG, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

SAUNDERS unnamed female — b 24 May 1969, Cause: Stillborn, Born: Korong Station, WA, Mother: Beryl, Reg 11/1969 Mt Margaret, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

SAVAGE Amos — 81yrs, d 15 Nov 1938, at Leonora Hospital, Occ: Retired, Cause: Cardiac failure due to senility, Single, Born: Yorkshire England, Reg 30/1940 Mt Margaret, METH, Buried Leonora Cemetery.


Guiseppe SAVODELLI

SAVODELLI Guiseppe — 44yrs, d 28 Nov 1934, at Leonora Hospital, Occ: Miner, Cause: acute toxic Nephritis, Pneumonia, Father Pietro SAVODELLI (Farmer), Mother: Carmela PENCOROSI, Born: Italy, Married to Rosina SAVODELLI in Italy at age 24yrs, Children: Emilio Giacomo 14yrs, Maria Giovanna 12yrs, Pietiera 10yrs, Pietia 8yrs, Reg 32/1934 Mt Margaret, RC, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

SAY Josiah — 39yrs, d 27th Sep 1938, at Leonora Hospital, Occ: Prospector, Cause: As a result of a motor accident, Order of the Coroner, Father: Arthur SAY (Farm Manager), Mother: Hannah NORRIS, Born: Colton, Suffolk, England, In WA 18yrs, Reg 27/1938 Mt Margaret, PRES, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

SCALES unnamed male — d 6 Mar 1907, Leonora, Cause: Stillborn, Illegitimate, Father: James SCALES (Fireman), Mother: Mary LANIGAN, PRES, Reg 20/1907 Mt Margaret, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

SCANLAN James 50yrs, d 2 Jun 1926, at Leonora Hospital, Occ:  Miner, Cause: Pulmonary Phthisis, Father: John SCANLAN (Farmer), Mother: Kate SCANLAN, Born Melbourne VIC, in WA 36yrs, Reg 8/1926 Mt Margaret, ANG, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

SCEGHI Keith — 38yrs, b 19 Sep 2008, Born: Kalgoorlie WA, METH, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

SCHEER Albert Ernest Douglas — 63yrs, b 24 Apr 1973, Born: Tasmania, RC, Buried Leonora Cemetery.

SCHIMLACK Catherine Jane — 72yrs, d 19 Jul 1942, at Leonora Hospital, Spinster, Cause: Chronic Myocarditis, Father: John Joseph SCHIMLACK (Baker), Mother: Catherine Jane INGRAM, Born: Bendigo VIC, In WA 33yrs, Reg Mt Margaret 17/1942, ANG, Buried Leonora Cemetery.


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