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Edith Elizabeth SHORT

Edith Elizabeth SHORT

Female 1880 - 1975  (95 years)

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  • Name Edith Elizabeth SHORT 
    Born 1880  Fitzroy, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Fact 21 Feb 1884  Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mentioned in court case of State of Victoria vs Edith SHORT (nee SIMMS) 
    SHORT, Thomas
    SHORT, Thomas
    Article in regards to Thomas SHORT and his relationship with Edith SIMS who was a prostitute and bore illegitimate children. Article confirms that Thomas SHORT drank himself to death circa 1881.
    Fact Mar 1884  Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Removed from mothers care by the state. 
    Victoria, Australia, Index to the Children's Registers of State Wards, 1850-1893
    Victoria, Australia, Index to the Children's Registers of State Wards, 1850-1893
    Shows Alice Bennett CAMPBELL (listed as Alice SHORT b. 1871), Ernest Joseph CAMPBELL (listed as Ernest SHORT b. 1872), Lillian Carol SHORT b. 1877 and Edith Elizabeth SHORT b.1880 once they have been removed from their mother Edith Ann SIMMS
    Died 1975  Kew, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I101  Short Family Tree - Frank A Short
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2017 

    Father Thomas SHORT,   b. 16 May 1851, Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1881, Footscray, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Mother Edith Ann SIMS,   b. 1847, Wandsworth, Surrey, ENGLAND Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1899, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 1875  Fitzroy, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F29  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William John ARTHUR,   b. Abt 1880,   d. Abt 1958, Kew, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married Abt 1900  Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
    +1. Clara ARTHUR,   b. Abt 1900, Flemington, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1973  (Age ~ 73 years)
     2. Nellie ARTHUR,   b. Abt 1902, Fitzroy North, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Oct 1999  (Age ~ 97 years)
     3. William Thomas ARTHUR,   b. 17 Dec 1903, Fitzroy North, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1974, Macleod, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Edward John ARTHUR,   b. Abt 1905, Kensington Hill, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1990  (Age ~ 85 years)
     5. Leslie George ARTHUR,   b. Abt 1907, Kensington Hill, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1933  (Age ~ 26 years)
     6. Albert John ARTHUR,   b. Abt 1909, Collingwood, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1922  (Age ~ 13 years)
    +7. Elsie May ARTHUR,   b. 06 Nov 1910, Collingwood, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 2006, Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     8. George Henry ARTHUR,   b. Abt 1913, Collingwood, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1991  (Age ~ 78 years)
     9. Harold James ARTHUR,   b. Abt 1916, Carlton, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1997  (Age ~ 81 years)
     10. Myrtle Lillian ARTHUR,   b. Abt 1918, Collingwood, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1940, Fairfield, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years)
     11. Jack ARTHUR,   b. Abt 1920, Collingwood, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1962, Heidelberg, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years)
     12. Jean ARTHUR,   b. Abt 1928,   d. Abt 1998  (Age ~ 70 years)
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2014 
    Family ID F31  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1880 - Fitzroy, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFact - Mentioned in court case of State of Victoria vs Edith SHORT (nee SIMMS) - 21 Feb 1884 - Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFact - Removed from mothers care by the state. - Mar 1884 - Victoria, AUSTRALIA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1900 - Victoria, AUSTRALIA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1975 - Kew, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] BDM - Victoria, AUSTRALIA.
      Vic #2545

    2. [S1] BDM - Victoria, AUSTRALIA.
      Vic a.95 #17686

    3. [S1] BDM - Victoria, AUSTRALIA.
      Vic #1139

    4. [S1] BDM - Victoria, AUSTRALIA.
      Vic #6076