Dorothy Mary Edmunds (born Tennant)

Born:Mar 18 1903 In:  Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Died:Jan 14 1987 (at age 83)In:  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Herbert Redvers Edmunds
Her husband
William John 'Jack' Tennant
Her father
Catherine Jane Mary 'Kate' Tennant (born Sheehan)
Her mother
Alice Cecilia Margaret Fuller (born Tennant)
Her sister
William Malan Mayer 'Bill' Tennant
Her brother
Kathleen Rose Christensen (born Tennant)
Her sister
Doreen Catherine Petersen (born Tennant)
Her sister
John Patrick 'Jack' Tennant
Her brother
Charles Henry Tennant
Her brother
Irene Elizabeth Stephensen (born Tennant)
Her sister
James Blayney Tennant
Her brother
Joan Jordan (born Tennant)
Her sister
Francis Joseph Tennant
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Birth Ref:- 1903/C9015

Marriage Ref:-1931/B009902

Death Ref:-

Queensland Railway Employees 1920, telephone attendant. Traffic Branch, Northern Division, Townsville.

Queensland Railway Employees 1921, telephone attendant. Traffic Branch, Northern Division, Townsville.

Queensland Railway Employees 1922, telephone attendant. Traffic Branch, Northern Division, Townsville.

Queensland Railway Employees 1924, telephone attendant. Traffic Branch, Northern Division, Townsville.

Queensland Railway Employees 1926, switchboard attendant. General Manager's Office, South-Eastern Division, Brisbane.

Queensland Railway Employees 1930, telephone attendant. Traffic Branch, Northern Division, Townsville.

Australian Electoral Rolls 1925 Ref:- 11016, Townsville, Herbert, Queensland Echlin St, West End, telephonist

Australian Electoral Rolls 1930 Ref:- 12862, Division of Herbert, Subdivision of Townsville, Queensland The Strand, telephonist

Australian Electoral Rolls 1934 Ref:- 1648, Division of Moreton, Subdivision of Ipswich, Clifton St, Booval, home duties

Australian Electoral Rolls 1936 Ref:- 1780, Division of Moreton, Subdivision of Ipswich, Clifton St, Booval, home duties

Australian Electoral Rolls 1937 Ref:- 1805, Division of Moreton, Subdivision of Ipswich, Clifton St, Booval, home duties

Australian Electoral Rolls 1949 Ref:- 2105, Division of Griffith, Subdivision of South Brisbane, Atlas Hotel, Stanley St, South Brisbane, home duties

Australian Electoral Rolls 1959, Division of Bowman, Subdivision of Carina, 19 Murchison St, Camp Hill, home duties

Townsville Daily Bulletin Wednesday 7 May 1924

GOSSIP

Mrs Begbie and family, Eddington, returned home on Monday, after spending a holiday at Magnetic Island. Miss Dot Tennant, Railway Department; left by Monday night's mail train on an extended holiday to Brisbane.

Townsville Daily Bulletin Wednesday 4 February 1925

ST. PATRICKS COLLEGE. At the examinations held at the end of 1924, In St. Patrick's College, Townsville, the following results were obtained. University Examinations. — Junior Public, D. Tennant, English, Latin, arithmetic algebra, geometry, English history, geography. botany (Extensions Scholarship gained). Four entries, four passes.

Cairns Post Friday 15 January 1926

TOWN AND COUNTRY

Misses O. and R. Smith, of Toowoomba, and Miss D. Tennant, of Townsville, who arrived by the Southern mail on Wednesday evening last, are spending an extended holiday in Cairns and on the Tableland.

Cairns Post Wednesday 27 January 1926

TOWN AND COUNTRY.

Miss Dot Tennant (Townsville), who has been holidaying with her cousins (Miss Sheehan, Sachs-street), and Mrs. James English, Malanda, returns home by this morning's mail train.

Townsville Daily Bulletin Monday 7 February 1927

A large number of employees congregated In the office of the Goods Agent, Roma -street Station, Brisbane, on Friday January 28, to bid farewell to Miss D. Tennant. who left later In the day for Townsville. In presenting Miss Tennant with a handsome handbag. and a toilet case, on behalf of the staff, the Goods Agent (Mr. J. T. Fahy) said that during the nine months Miss Tennant had been at Roma street as switch attendant from Townsvllle. she had won by her innate courtesy the high esteem of every officer of the department with whom other officers voiced their appreciation of Miss Tennant's services, and their regrets because of her departure. Mr. J. Kiely responded on her behalf. Miss Tennnnt was also presented with a lady's travelling case and a cameo by the employees of the General Managers staff she had been attached.

Townsville Daily Bulletin Thursday 11 December 1930

RAILWAY PRESENTATION.

At the termination of office hours on Saturday last, 6th December, the staff of the General Manager's Office. Railway Department, assembled to express their best wishes to Miss Dot Tennant on the occasion of her approaching marriage. Mr. H. Griffith (Acting Traffic Superintendent) In wishing Miss Tennant the best of luck presented her with crystal ware as a token or the esteem In which she was held. Mr. W. J. Smallwood suitably responded on behalf of Miss Tennant

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