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Coment Vale Cemetery - Photo by Paul Tonkin

BLACKMORE unnamed female — d 14 Jan 1915, at Sand Queen GM Lease, Comet Vale, Cause: Premature birth, Father: David Leslie BLACKMORE (Miner), Mother: Mabel Grace WALTERS, Registered by father, Witness: Garnet BLACKMORE, Reg North Coolgardie 2/1915, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

Sand Queen GM, Comet Vale

BROWN unnamed female — d 16 Apr 1913, Cause: Stillborn, Father: James BROWN (Engine Driver), Mother: Martha Alice LEAR, Registered by father, Reg North Coolgardie 6/1913, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

BROWN Alice Olive Gertrude— d 18 Aug 1920, Cause: Stillborn, Father: James BROWN (Engine Driver), Mother: Martha Alice LEAR, Registered by father, Reg North Coolgardie 9/1920, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

BROWN unnamed female d 16 Apr 1913, at Comet Vale, Cause: Stillborn, Father: James BROWN (Engine Driver), Father: Martha Alice LEAR, Registered by father, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery

BYRNE Peter Leo — 21mths, d 31 Dec 1917, Reg Broad Arrow 1/1918, (Headstone), Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

BYRNE Peter Leo - Comet Vale - Photo Paul Tonkin

CAROBBIO Felice ‘Felix’ — 24yrs, d 12 May 1920, at Comet Vale, Cause: Acute Pneumonia, Tuberculosis, Occ: Miner, Father: Joseph CAROBBIO (Miner), Mother: Maria ZAMPATTI, born Oneta, Lombardi, Italy, In WA 7 ½yrs, Married to Kathleen Scollard  ARZAROLI in Kalgoorlie WA at age 20yrs in 1916, Children: Nina Maria 3yrs, Felice John 2mths,  Registered by wife, His wife re married to Harry COMPI in 1925 in Boulder, WA, Reg North Coolgardie 4/1920, RC, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

CHAMBERS Ernest Charles — 47yrs, d 10 Sept 1915, at Comet Vale, Occ: Miner, Cause: Heart Failure, Broncho Pneumonia and Pleurisy, Father: Thomas Wakefield CHAMBERS, Mother: Johanna RYAN, Born Bourke NSW, In NSW 29yrs, In WA 18yrs, Married to Rose Vincent BAKER in Milparinka NSW at age 26yrs in 1893, Children: Lilian Johanna Bridget 21yrs, Edward Joseph 11yrs, Mercy Magdalene 5yrs, 1 male and 1 female deceased, Registered by P J Walsh (Friend), North Coolgardie 16/1915 ANG, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery. (Headstone)

DAWSON Annie Amelia — 37yrs, d 14 Feb 1916, Married woman, Cause: Heart failure & Mitral regurgitation, Father: Thomas QUILKY (Labourer), Mother: Alice GREEN, Born: Collingwood VIC, In VIC 24yrs, In WA 13yrs, Married to Alfred DAWSON in Collingwood VIC age age 24yrs. Children: Nellie Beatrice Rose 12yrs, Alfred Charles Henry 9yrs, William George Edward 7yrs, Alice Winifred Amelia 3mths, 1 female deceased, ANG, Reg North Coolgardie 2/1916, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

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Kalgoorlie Miner -19 February 1916, page 6

EPIS Antonio N — 30yrs, d 13 Oct 1917, Cause: Suffocated by a fall of sand in the Sand Queen GM, Comet Vale, Father: Antonio EPIS (Miner), Mother: Luigia, Born: Queta Italy, in WA 9yrs, Married to Angela EPIS in Queta Italy at age 20yrs, Children: Giovanni 6yrs, Death registered by A EPIS (Brother in Law), Reg North Coolgardie 10/1917, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery. Mine Accident – www.wavmm.com.

Western Argus23 October 1917, page 10

GENDALL Thomas — 74yrs, d 1 Feb 1917, Occ: Miner, Cause: Senility & Heart Failure, Parents Unknown, Born: Cornwall, England, Married to Elizabeth WILLIAMS in Cornwall England. Children: John, Samuel, Fanny 25yrs, 1 female deceased, Registered by F Thornton (Daughter), Reg North Coolgardie 4/1917, METH, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

HENDERSON David — 58yrs, d 24 Dec 1918, at Comet Vale, Occ: Miner, Cause: Acute Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Father: Thomas HENDERSON (Carpenter), Mother: Anne FOX, Born: Swansea Tasmania, In WA 25yrs, Married to Mary Jane FAHEY in VIC, Children: Elisa May, David Thomas, Eileen Grace, Alice Selina, John Penman, Arthur James Peter, William Patrick Fahey, Frederick, 1 male deceased, Registered by Peter Henderson (Brother),  Reg North Coolgardie1/1919, ANG, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

HOLMES Edith Rebecca — d 27 Nov 1914, Cause: Stillborn/Premature Birth, Father: Ernest HOLMES (Miner), Mother: Lucretia Marion MOORE, Registered by father, Reg North Coolgardie16/1914, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

HOLMES Lucretia Marion —37yrs, d 23 Nov 1914, at Railway Cottages, Comet Vale, Occ: Housewife, Cause: Acute Dysentery & Chronic Pneumonia, Premature Confinement and Exhaustion, Father: Arthur MOORE (Wine Merchant), Mother: Mary Ann WATSON, Married to Ernest HOLMES in Perth WA at age 23yrs, Children: Ernest Clive 11yrs, Albert Edward 8yrs, Richard William 5yrs, Edith Rebecca 9days, Registered by husband, Reg North Coolgardie15/1914, ANG, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

HOULAHAN Theresa —10wks, d 3 Jun 1913, at Comet Vale, Cause: Chronic inflammation of the bowel & Malnutrition, Father: Martin HOULAHAN (Engine Driver), Mother: Honoria Jane MAHER, Born: Comet Vale WA, Registered by father, Reg North Coolgardie 9/1913, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

KERR Margaret — 37yrs 8mths, d 28 Apr 1919, at Comet Vale, Occ: Laundress, Cause: Phthisis & Cardiac Failure, Father: James Joseph MURPHY (Carpenter), Mother: Harriet Martha MINCHAM, Born: Bombala NSW, In NSW 14yrs, In WA 23yrs & 5mths, Married to Arthur KERR in Sunnyside VIC at age 17yrs, Children: Florence 18yrs, Joseph 3yrs, Registered by Harriet MOORE (Mother), Reg North Coolgardie 3/1919, RC, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

LORD Samuel Arthur — 6hrs, d 23 Aug 1919, at Comet Vale, Cause: Premature birth, Second born of twins (Twin to Freda J LORD), Father: Samuel LORD (Cyanide Worker), Mother: Elizabeth Freda White BEATTIE, Registered by father, Cardiac Failure, Reg North Coolgardie 8/1919, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

MAHER Patrick d 1933, 67yrs, at the Lake View GM, Comet Vale, Born: Freshford, Co Kilkenny, Ireland in 1866, Reg East Coolgardie 105/1933 (Headstone), RC, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

 

Western Argus – Kalgoorlie -Tuesday 13 June 1933, page 4

MOYLE Ellen Sarah — d 14 Dec 1917, 65yrs, at Comet Vale, Widow, Cause: Valvular Heart Disease, Heart Failure, Father: Edward JENKINS (Miner), Mother: Harriet HAYWOOD, Born Hobart Tasmania, In VIC 50yrs, In WA 15yrs —  Married 3 times, 1st to Dan WILKINSON at Eaglehawk VIC d 21yrs,  2nd to Abraham HAYMAN at Eaglehawk VIC, d 25yrs,  3rd to Joseph James  MOYLE at Eaglehawk VIC age 33yrs, Children: Dan Aaron 43yrs (1st Marr), No children to second marriage, Alice May 30yrs, Joseph James 28yrs, Henry Walter 26yrs (3rd marriage), deceased 3 males and 1 female, Reg 1/1918 North Coolgardie, METH, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

RICHARDS Jacob — ½ hr, d 13 Jan 1920, at Comet Vale, Cause: Premature Birth, Accidental Haemorrhage of mother, Father: Jacob Patrick RICHARDS (Miner), Mother: Marion RICH, Registered by father, Reg North Coolgardie 2/1920, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

ROSS Charles — 3 ½ hrs, d 26 Oct 1915, at Comet Vale, Cause: Cause: Heart failure from premature birth, Father: Charles Alexander ROSS (Labourer), Mother: Annie Zora MARTIN, Registered by father, Reg North Coolgardie17/1915, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

SEEBER Francis ‘Frank’ — 6hrs, d 4 Feb 1917, at Comet Vale, Cause: Premature Birth & Asthenia, Father: John August SEEBER (Battery Repairer), Mother: Adelaide Ellen HEALEY, Registered by mother, Reg North Coolgardie 5/1917, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

SHARP unnamed male — d 14 Sept 1910, at Comet Vale, Cause: Stillborn/Premature, Father: Sidney Dean SHARP (Miner), Mother: Mary May SKEEHAN, Registered by father, Reg North Coolgardie 26/1910, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

STACEY William — d 10 Sep 1935, at the Sand Queen-Gladsome GM, Comet Vale, Cause: Heart Failure, Reg 195/1935 East Coolgardie, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

 

Old Gladsome GM, Comet Vale - 1928 - Photo Donna Barber

TAVERINI Domenico — 32yrs, d 19 Aug 1914, Occ: Miner, at the Sand Queen GM Comet Vale, Cause: Acute Cardiac Dilation, Post Mortem Carried out, Father: Domenic TAVERINI (Miner), Mother: Clemanto maiden surname not known, Born: North Italy, In WA 8mths, Married to Annibale EPIS in Italy at age 23yrs, 1 female child aged 7yrs name unknown, Registered by Lorenzo EPIS (Brother in Law), Reg North Coolgardie 13/1914, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery. Mine Death: www.wavmm.com

TURNER unnamed male — 2hrs, d 21 Aug 1913, at the Comet vale Hotel, Comet Vale, Cause: Premature Birth, Father: Clarence Charles TURNER (Miner), Mother: Anne DAVEY, Registered by father, Reg North Coolgardie 14/1913, METH, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

Comet Vale Main Street showing the Comet Vale Hotel

WILLIAMS George — 51yrs, d 25 Jan 1908, at Comet Vale, Occ: Miner, Cause: Accidentally burned to death when his camp caught fire, Verdict of the Coroner, Parents Unknown, Born Co Roscommon, Ireland, In WA 14yrs, North Coolgardie 6/1908, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

WILLIAMS Louisa — 44yrs, d 3 Apr 1916, at Comet Vale, Married Woman, Cause: Heart Failure, Father: John COSTICK (Farmer), Mother: Mary HAMILTON, Born: Maryborough VIC, In VIC 19yrs, In WA 15yrs, Married twice, 1st to Charles DALGET (?) at age 19yrs in Melbourne VIC, 2nd to Arthur WILLIAMS at age 28yrs in Melbourne VIC, No children, Registered by husband, Reg North Coolgardie 6/1916, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

WOODMAN Carl AKA Charles — 51yrs, d 5 Dec 1916, at Comet Vale, Cause: By a gunshot wound, self-inflicted, there was no evidence e of the state of the deceased mind when he committed the act, Verdict of the Coroner, Father: Richard WOODMAN (Saw Miller), Mother: Annie HENNESY, Born: VIC, In VIC 30yrs, In WA 21yrs, Married to Lucinda EWART in VIC at age 35yrsin 1900, Children: Annie Lucinda May ‘Masie’ 16yrs,  Registered by wife, Reg North Coolgardie19/1916, ANG, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.

WRIGHT Mary Doris — 3mths, d 21 Jun 1913, at Comet Vale, Cause: Marasmus, Father: George Malcolm WRIGHT (Mine Owner), Mother: Rose YOUNG, Born: Perth WA, Reg North Coolgardie 10/1913, Buried in the Comet Vale Cemetery.


Comet Vale - Unidentified grave. - Photo Paul Tonkin


Comet Vale - Unidentified grave. - Photo Paul Tonkin


Comet Vale - Unidentified grave. - Photo Paul Tonkin

 


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