Elena Williams

Elena Louisa Williams

Name: Elena Louisa Williams

Date of Birth: 1851

Birth Location: Fremantle

Maiden Name: Dilley

Also Known As: Lena, Eleanor, Helena

Age at Burial: 78 years

Date of Death: 4 November 1928

Death Location: Capel, Western Australia

Date of Burial: 5 November 1928

Denomination: Anglican section D

Row/Grave: Row 4 Grave #37

Grave Transcription:




1837 – 1921



1850 – 1928

Father: William Dilley.  Born 3 March 1822, Old Warden, Bedfordshire, England.  Died 11 September 1891, Capel, Western Australia

Mother: Ellen Boyte.  Born 14 February 1830, Sturminster Marshal, Dorset, England.  Died 1 October1895, Western Australia

Grandparents (father):

James Dilley.  Born 6 March 1791, Bedfordshire, England.  Died 1838, Bedfordshire, England.

Sophia Saunderson.  Born 1796, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England.  Died 1864, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England. They were married in 1817.

Grandparents (mother):

George Boyte.  Born 1805, Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, England.  Died 1851, Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, England.

Maria Gilbert.  Born 3 November 1804, Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, England.  Died 11 June 1840, Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, England.  They were married in 1827.


Eliza Dilley.  Born 14 February 1854, York, Western Australia.  Died 30 October 1922, Busselton, Western Australia.   First marriage to Edward House in 1869, they had three children: Charles Pearse House, Anne Ellen House, Jane Elizabeth House.  Second Marriage to Thomas William Richards in 1879, they had four children: Thomas William Richards, Eliza Jane Richards, Alma Hester Richards, Olive Lucille Richards.

Frederick William Dilley.  Born 23 March 1856, York, Western Australia.  Died 14 September 1859, York, Western Australia.

Emma Dilley.  Born 1 September 1858, York, Western Australia.  Died 14 July 1936, Capel, Western Australia.  Married James Turner, they had thirteen children: Unknown Female, Eliza Mary Ann Turner, William James Turner, Ellen Christina Turner, George Edward Turner, Frederick Henry Turner, Martha Isobel Turner, Bertha Louisa Turner, Catherine Hilda Turner Charles Clarence Turner, Norman Stanley Turner, Vera May Turner, Herbert Harold Turner.

Ellen Elizabeth Dilley.  Born 28 February 1861, Fremantle, Western Australia.  Died 2 August 1934, Capel, Western Australia.  Married Robert Hannaby, they had twelve children:  Fanny Louisa Hannaby, Ellen Hannaby, Frances Elinor Hannaby, Caroline Agnes Hannaby, Florence Grace Hannaby, William Gilbert Hannaby, Ernest Henry Hannaby, Lily Hannaby, Ivy Isabel Hannaby, Elsie Doris Hannaby, Herbert Leonard Hannaby, Arthur Rupert Hannaby.

Louisa Dilley.  Born 1863, Capel River, Western Australia.  Died 9 October 1912, East Perth, Western Australia.  Married Francis Frederick Styants, they had eight children: Frederick William Styants, Ellen Louisa Styants, Evaline Eliza Styants, John Edward Styants, Fanny Alethea Styants, Herbert Henry Styants, Stillborn Styants, Isabella May Styants.

Charlotte Dilley.  Born 1866, Capel, Western Australia.  Died 19 February 1938, Perth, Western Australia.  Married Alfred George Jackson, they had four children:  Francis Edward Jackson, William George Stanley Jackson, Florence Irene Jackson, Enid Helen Jackson.

George Edmund Dilley.  Born 22 June 1868, Capel Western Australia.  Died 24 February 1944, Capel, Western Australia.  Married Elizabeth Ann Calder, they had seven children:  Muriel Jane Dilley, Mervyn Langdon Dilley, Dorothy Pearl Dilley, Wilfred Frank Dilley, Alvelia May Dilley, Mervyn Staniforth Dilley, Leslie William Dilley.

Francis James Dilley.  Born 1870, Capel, Western Australia.  Died 17 June 1924, Capel, Western Australia.

Frances (Fanny) Dilley.  Born 23 August 1875, Bunbury, Western Australia.  Died 24 May 1915, Donnybrook, Western Australia.  Married James Thomas Higgins, they had five children:  Hilda May Higgins, Agnes Mary Higgins, Frances Lilian Higgins, Charles William Higgins, Clarence William Higgins

Spouse: Thomas Williams.  Born 1837 England.  Died 1921, Capel, Western Australia


FIRST – Henry Williams.  Born 1868, Capel, Western Australia.  Died 22 October 1941, Capel Western Australia.  Buried Capel Cemetery

SECOND – Stephen Williams.  Born 6 October 1869, Capel, Western Australia.  Died 12 November 1946, Capel Western Australia.  Buried Capel Cemetery

Married – Ellen McPherson in 1891, they had seven children:  Amy Lucille Williams, Cyril George Williams, Roy Alexander Williams, Maude Ethel Williams, Doris Irene Williams, Stephen Williams, Winifred Williams.

THIRD- Thomas Williams.  Born 1871, Capel, Western Australia.  Died 20 December 1928, Victoria Park, Western Australia. Buried Karrakatta Cemetery – Ang ZA 0205

Married – Beatrice Margaret Barker in 1904, they had two children: Thomas Leonard Williams 1904 – 1952 and Thomas Williams born/died 1907 – buried Capel Cemetery.

FOURTH – Walter Williams.  Born 1873, Capel, Western Australia.  Died 29 May 1931, Bruce Rock Shire, Western Australia.  Buried Karrakatta Cemetery – Ang UC 0325

FIFTH – Emma Williams.  Born 1876, Capel, Western Australia.  Died 29 August 1929, Capeldene, Westonia, Western Australia. Buried Westonia. Western Australia

Married – John Charles McCarlie in 1898, they had seven children: Coral McCarlie, Gladys McCarlie, Ivor McCarlie (Twin), Margorie McCarlie (Twin), Maxwell McCarlie, Gwen McCarlie, Maude McCarlie.

SIXTH – Eleanor Dilley Williams.  Born 1879, Capel Western Australia. Moved to Warrnambool, Victoria, Died 16 October 1960, Melbourne, Victoria Australia (known as Ellen)

Married – William Henry Atkinson in 1901, they had three children: Wilfred George Atkinson, Grace Camile Atkinson, Melva (Melba) Elena Atkinson

SEVENTH – Alice Eliza Williams.  Born 1880, Capel, Western Australia.  Died 1 July 1951, Perth, Western Australia. Buried Karrakatta Cemetery – Ang YC 0706

Married – Albert Johnathan Coverley in 1899, they five children together: Donald Coverley, Phyllis Pearl Coverley, Dulcie Coverley, Zoe Coverley, Melba Coverley

EIGHTH – Olive Grace Williams also known as Grace Evelyn Williams.  Born 1884, Capel, Western Australia.  Died 27 February 1958, Bunbury, Western Australia.  Buried Bunbury Cemetery.

Married – William Henry Richards in 1906.  They had six children together: Selma Richards, John (Jack) Richards, George Henry Richards, Grace Richards, William (Bill) Richards, Mavis Richards.

NINTH – Frederick David Williams.  Born 1887, Capel, Western Australia.  Died 15 March 1961, Capel, Western Australia.

Married – Martha Harris in 1912, they had six children together: Gladys Bertha WilliamsLinda Jesse WilliamsColin George WilliamsLorna May Williams, Mavis Joyce Williams, Clarice Dawn Williams

TENTH – George Clarence Williams.  Born 1889 Capel, Western Australia.  Died 27 January 1972, Capel, Western Australia.

Married – Martha Isabella (Isobel) Turner in 1929.  They had one child: Daphne Florence Williams

ELEVENTH – Evaline Bertha Williams.  Born 1892, Capel, Western Australia.  Died 6 July 1974, Bunbury, Western Australia.

Married – Percy Clarence Payne in 1921, they had two children together: Neville Ross Payne, Audrey Jean Payne

TWELFTH – Herbert Allen Thomas Williams.  Born 1894, Capel, Western Australia.  Died 22 February 1959, Perth, Western Australia

Married Elizabeth Maud Ethel Hartnett in 1915, They had three children together: Beryl Marie Williams, Charles William Williams, Alwyn Howard Williams.     Herbert Williams also had a child with Emma Lily Harrison – Vivian Ray Harrison.

 Occupation: Housewife

Military Service: N/A

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