Cecilia Mary 'Cis' Tennant

Born:Feb 6 1875 In:  Copperfield, near Charters Towers, Queensland, Australia
Died:Apr 22 1938 (at age 63)In:  Brisbane General Hospital, Queensland, Australia
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Immediate family

William Malan Mayer Tennant
Her father
Margaret Tennant (born Blayney)
Her mother
William John 'Jack' Tennant
Her brother
Charles Henry Tennant
Her brother
    

Biography

Birth Ref:- 1875/C129

Marriage Ref:-N/A

Death Ref:-1938/B039328

Lived in the Emu Park Hotel as a child, grew up in Muttaburra, where her Aunt & Uncle Catherine and William St John Harding run the Mt Cornish Hotel.

Morning Bulletin Rockhampton Thursday 14 June1906

CHARLES and CECILIA TENNANT wish to tender their sincere Thanks to their many kind friends and neighbours for their Sympathy and Floral Tributes during their recent sad Bereavement. (Mother's death)

Morning Bulletin Rockhampton Tuesday 25 September 1906

TRANSMISSION BY DEATH.

REAL PROPERTY ACTS OF. 1801 AND 1877.

NOTICE is hereby given that application has been made for thc Registration of Transmission of Title to the LANDS hereinafter mentioned. Particulars of such application are given below and any person desiring to oppose must do so by lodging a Caveat, on or before the day specified, at the Office of the Registrar of Titles, in Rockhampton : Name ot Deceased Proprietor.-Catherine Harriet Harding, late of Rockhampton, widow. Date of Death 14th July, 1904.Name of Claimant.-Cecilia. Tennant, of the same place, spinster. Description and Situation of Land.-Sub-division; 4 of Allotment (1 of Sec- tion 21), town of Rockhampton.

Estate Claimed to be Transmittcd.-Fee simple. Particulars of Will or Otherwise.-Wiil dated 23 Jan. 1904.

Date Within Which Caveat may be Lodged.-20 October, 1906.

J. MITCHELL,

Registrar of Titles. Registrar of Titles' Office,

Brisbane, 22nd September, 1906, SWANWICK & KAVANAGH,

Solicitors for Claimant,

Harding Chambers,

East street, Rockhampton.

Morning Bulletin Rockhampton Tuesday 21 August 1917

Cottage to let, central. Apply Miss C. Tennant, Naomi, Bolsover street or C. Tennant, Gladstone street

The Courier Mail Saturday 23 April 1938

TENNANT— The Friends of Miss Cecilia Mary Tennant late of Rockhampton, are invited to attend her Funeral, to move from the Funeral Parlour, Stanley Street, South Brisbane. This ( Saturday) Forenoon at 10 o'clock to the Toowong Cemetery. BRISBANE UNDERTAKERS PTY LTD, 537 Stanley St, South Brisbane

Lived at "Naomi" Bolsover St, Rockhampton 1906, she also lives with her friends the O'Sheas - Michael Joseph, plasterer, Bride, teacher and Nora (of no stated occupation.)

In the 1920s she moves to Blackall, where she is listed as a resident of two hotels in succession, O'Sheas Royal Hotel and the Prince of Wales, and states her occupation as companion.

By 1933 she has shifted to Brisbane where the O'Shea sisters are living. Bride is teaching at Fortitude Valley infant school, and Nora living in the Regatta Hotel in Toowong. Takes a room at the Arcadia Hotel in Elizabeth St in the city, run by her friends, the Dallons, Kathleen and Patrick have run hotels in Rockhampton and now they have the licence here. In 1938 Nora O'Shea lodges the notification of her death.

Australia Electoral Rolls 1908 Ref:-5663, Division of Capricornia, Subdivision of Rockhampton, 36 Bolsover St, Rockhampton, Home Duties

Quensland Electoral Rolls 1910 Ref:-5926, 56 Bolsover St, Rockhampton, domestic duties

Queensland State Electoral Roll 1912, 56 Bolsover st, Rockhampton, domestic duties

Australian Electoral Rolls 1913 Ref:- 7754, Division of Capricornia, Subdivision of Rockhampton, 36 Bolsover St, Rockhampton, home duties

Queensland State Electoral Roll 1914, 56 Bolsover st, Rockhampton, domestic duties

Queensland State Electoral Roll 1915, Ref 3593, District of Rockhampton, 56 Bolsover St, Rockhampton, domestic duties

Australian Electoral Rolls 1919 Ref:- 9235, Division of Capricornia, Subdivision of Rockhampton, Parnell St, Rockhampton, home duties

1920 Royal Hotel, Blackall electoral enrolments, Cecilia Mary TENNANT, companion

Australian Electoral Rolls 1936 Ref:- 4579, Division of Brisbane, Subdivision of Brisbane, Hotel Arcadia, Elizabeth St, Brisbane, home duties

Australian Electoral Rolls 1937 Ref:- 5162, Division of Brisbane, Subdivision of Brisbane, Hotel Arcadia, Elizabeth St, Brisbane, home duties

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