Joe Rowley and Eircell Broome

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Parents  :   John Clarkson Rowley and Sarah Jane Smart        William Paull Broome and Anne Maria Patterson

Joseph Smart Rowley (b 1875 Yackandandah Vic, m Eircell Paulina Broome 1909 Albury NSW, d 1957 Bethanga)
                                                                               m Avis Sirl 1922 Albury
Eircell Paullina Broome (b 8 Jun 1884 Talgarno, d 26 Jun 1917, in Albury (in Childbirth))
Avis May Sirl (b 1896 Scrubby Hills, d 1973 Melbourne)  (Parents John Goldsworthy Sirl, Emily Crisp)

    Claude John Rowley (B 1909 Bethanga, m Elsie Adelaide Mitchell 1939 Albury, d 1995 Wodonga)
    Frederick Joseph Rowley (b 1911 Bethanga, d 1913 Bethanga)
    Reginald William Rowley (b 1914 Bethanga, d 1944 RAF Germany)
    Dorothy Marie Rowley (b 1915 Bethanga, m Colin Milton (Mick) Mills 1945 Albury, d 1986 Barmera SA)
children with Avis
    June Margaret Rowley (b 1925 Bethanga, m Franz Adolf Philipp 1948, d 2010 North Fitzroy)
    Beatrice Eileen (Di) Rowley (b 1926 Bethanga, m ? Randall, d abt 1997 Adelaide)
    Josephine Smart Rowley (b 1931 Bethanga, m 1960 Albury, d 2017 Albury)

   Joe and Eircell spent their married life in Bethanga, where they had a farm. For interest some early Bethanga photos are included here
  Their son Reg Rowley was killed in action flying a Lancaster over Berlin in 1944.
    Link to Reg,s page


Eircell and Joe Rowley

Research Notes

Damien Willey in Genes Reunited has lots of material on the Goldsworthy family in England, and their connection to the Sirls

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