Christopher MARRIS

Name: Christopher Marris

Date of Birth: 4 February 1913

Birth Location: Toodyay, Western Australia

Also Known As:

Age at Burial: 75 years

Date of Death: 21 April 1988

Death Location: Bunbury Regional Hospital

Date of Burial: 23 April 1988

Denomination: Anglican C

Row/Grave: Row 2 Grave 14

Grave Transcription: Unmarked (please refer to map below for location)

CDCP Grave Marker: Grave marker with plaque placed by CDCP volunteers,  5 April 2023 (image below)

Father: Christopher Marris, born 1867, Toodyay, Western Australia.  Died 9 January 1915, Toodyay, Western Australia. Buried Toodyay, Old Newcastle Public Cemetery.

Mother: Eleanor Louisa Mcatee, born 13 March 1872, Pinjarra, Western Australia.  Died 4 September 1917, Northam, Western Australia. Buried Toodyay, Old Newcastle Public Cemetery.

Grandparents (father):

Charles Christopher Marris, born 1842.  Died 25 January 1928, Katanning, Western Australia. Buried Katanning Cemetery

Married 1867

Alice Louisa Doust, born 1840, Kent, England.  Died 16 September 1927, York, Western Australia. Buried Toodyay, Old Newcastle Public Cemetery.

Grandparents (mother):

John Kynee Mcatee, born 1829 Ireland. Died 28 July 1916, Fremantle, Western Australia. Buried Pinjarra Saint John’s Cemetery.

Married 1852

Ann Moore, born abt 1832 Ireland.  Died 1874, Pinjarra, Western Australia. Buried Pinjarra Saint John’s Cemetery.


Irma Alma Marris, born 1891 Newcastle (Toodyay) Western Australia.  Died 20 September 1931, Subiaco, Perth, Western Australia.  Married Albert Edward Wanke in 1922.

Lillian Emily Marris (known as Emily), born 1892 Newcastle (Toodyay) Western Australia. Died 1970, Busselton, Western Australia.  Married Edward Charles Longbottom in 1921.

Alice Lennor Marris (known as Lenora), born 1896, Newcastle (Toodyay) Western Australia. Died 1869, Bunbury, Western Australia.  Married Cecil Alexander Bovell in 1919.

Wesley Kenny Marris (known as Kynnie), born 1908, Newcastle (Toodyay) Western Australia. Died ?. Married Madalene Mary Jean Preston in 1933


Gloria Patricia Smith – born 27 September 1928, Perth, Western Australia. Died 24 July 1971 Port Headland aged 43years.  Buried South Headland Cemetery

Her parents were Harry Smith, born 1910 and died abt 1980 and Jean Ethel Marris, born 1908 and died 4 November 1928 – buried Bunbury Cemetery.  Gloria was the granddaughter of Charles Christopher Marris and Alice Louisa Doust.


Occupation: Agricultural Protection Board Field Officer

Military Service: Service Number WX7731, B883, Army 2 AIF

Their Story

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Information and Story Compiled by Researcher PP  (CDCP Team Member)


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Christopher Marris - Plaque
Christopher Marris - Marker
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