Leslie George Attwood

Leslie George ATTWOOD

Name: Leslie George Attwood

Date of Birth:  April – June of 1924  

Birth Location: Coventry, Warwickshire, England

Also Known As:

Age at Burial: 3 Years

Date of Death: 17 August 1927

Death Location: Busselton, Western Australia

Date of Burial: 17 August 1927

Denomination: Anglican D

Row/Grave: Row 2 Grave #14

Grave Transcription: Unmarked

CDCP Grave Marker: Grave Marker with Plaque, placed by CDCP volunteers,  24 May 2023 (image below).

Father:

Archibald Edwin Attwood, born 1881 (listed as one month old on 3 April 1881 Census) at 11 Queen Street, Old Hill, Rowley Regis, Staffordshire, England. Died 22 July 1946, Capel River (Near his home).  Buried Capel Cemetery, Anglican D, Row 2, Grave 15.

Mother:

Harriet Ann Turner, born 1877, Hatton near Tutbury, Derbyshire, England.  Died 18 November 1965 Palmyra, Perth, Western Australia.  Memorial at Karrakatta Cemetery, Garden of Remembrance, Garden 3B, Position 0113. Harriet was the daughter of Arthur Turner and Elizabeth Pritchard.

Grandparents (father):

Joseph Edwin Attwood, born abt 1853, Rowley Regis, Staffordshire, England. Died 1902, Staffordshire, England. Married 1876 to Martha Griffiths, born abt 1856, Dudley, Worcestershire, England. Died 1938, Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England

Grandparents (mother):

Arthur Turner, born 1840, Wordsley, Staffordshire, England. Died – unknown. Married in 1864 to Elizabeth Pritchard, born abt 1841, Lyle, Worcestershire, England. Died – unknown.

 

Siblings:

Joseph Archibald Attwood, born 1909, Lyle, Worcestershire, England. Died 29 December 1996, Bunbury Western Australia. Cremated, Site 7021, Section: MGR Costata Bed, Bunbury Cemetery.

Married in 1936 to Una Lauretta Farley born 28 April 1907, Capel, Western Australia and died 21 November 1997, Bunbury, Western Australia. Cremated, Site 7021, Section: MGR Costata Bed, Bunbury Cemetery.  Una was the daughter of David Farley and Emily Dobney.

Arthur Attwood, born April 1910, Lyle, Worcestershire, England. Died 13 March 1998, Bunbury, Western Australia. Cremated Bunbury, Ashes Collected.

Married in 1932 to Doris May Boyce, born 14 June 1906 Bunbury, Western Australia and died on the 18 June 1978. Memorialised at Fremantle Cemetery, Garden A2, Position 0065.  Doris was the daughter of John Patrick Boyce and Annie May Wallis.

Elizabeth Norah Attwood, born 1912, Coventry, Warwickshire, England. Died 2 November 2008, Como, Perth Western Australia. Cremated.

Married in 1932 to Stanley Hayward McCarthy, born 1 August 1911 in Seaford Hill, Hackney, London. Died 10 July 1987, Willagee, Perth, Western Australia. Cremated. Stanley was the son of Alexander James McCarthy and Kate Hayward Freake.

Ivor Edwin Attwood, born 1914, Coventry, Warwickshire, England.  Died 12 July 1990, Bunbury, Western Australia. Cremated Bunbury, Site No K1, Section: Brick South Double. Bunbury Cemetery

Married in 1940 to Mary Rose Bentley, born 22 October 1920, Bunbury, Western Australia. Died 19 January 2009, Bunbury, Western Australia. Cremated Bunbury, Site No K1, Section: Brick South Double. Bunbury Cemetery.  Mary was the daughter of Frank Guilford Bentley and Winifred Constance Clifton Rose.

Frances Harriet Marion Attwood, 1916, Coventry, Warwickshire, England. Died 31 December 1981, Boyanup, Western Australia. Buried Boyanup Cemetery.

Married in 1934 to Hector Davison Lovelle, born 22 August 1914, Bunbury, Western Australia. Died 22 April 1995, Boyanup, Western Australia. Buried Boyanup Cemetery.  Hector was the son of Hector Davison Lovelle Snr and Catherine Roberts Scott.

Charles Henry Attwood, born 1919, Coventry, Warwickshire, England.  Died 1 November 2009, Capel, Western Australia. Buried Capel Cemetery, Anglican C, Row 5, Grave 37

Married in 1949 to Rose Fletcher Roberts, born April 1930, Capel, Western Australia. Died 24 March 2003, Capel, Western Australia. Buried Capel Cemetery, Anglican C, Row 5, Grave 37.  Rose was the daughter of Edwin Roland Campbell Roberts and Alice Elizabeth Fletcher.

Marguerite Joyce Attwood, born 1921, Coventry, Warwickshire, England.  Died 12 August 2011, Coolbellup, Perth, Western Australia. Memorialised at Fremantle Cemetery, Ground Niche, Frontage Gardens, Position 0032.

Married in 1941 to Otto Frederick Johnson, born 5 July 1913, Subiaco, Perth, Western Australia. Died 8 June 1976, Medina, Perth, Western Australia. Memorialised at Fremantle Cemetery, Ground Niche, Frontage Gardens, Position 0032.  Otto was the son of Andrew William Johnson and Susan Jane Parker.

Their Story

The Attwood family departed England on the 28 April 1927 onboard the Steamer Ship “Bendigo” and arrived at their destination port, Fremantle on 6 June 1927. The ship manifest lists the family in the below order:

Attwood – Archibald Edwin, Last known address: 48 Berkeley Road, Earlsdon, Coventry, Occupation: Bodymaker, Age: 41, Country of origin: England.

Attwood – Ivor Edwin, Aged: 12

Attwood – Charles Henry, Aged: 7

Attwood – Mrs. Harriett Ann, Occupation: Wife, Age: 41,

Attwood – Elizabeth Nora, Aged: 14, Occupation: Apprentice Dress Maker

Attwood – Frances Harriett, Aged: 10

Attwood – Marguarite Joyce, Aged: 5

Attwood – Leslie George, Aged: 2

The Capel District Cemeteries Project volunteers are currently researching Leslie George Attwood and his story is under construction.  If you can provide any information of photos that you would like to share, please “Contact Us”.

Information Compiled by Researcher PP  (CDCP Team Member) Photo provided by family member.

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© Capel District Cemeteries Project 25/02/2023 – Photo added 13/05/2023

Leslie George Attwood
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