Tuesday, April 22, 2008

BORDER family photos

Notes on photos provided by Lynette (Lyn) Cosgriff of the BORDER family in Watson’s Bay from ~1920 to ~1960. The captions written on the photos were added at a later date by Margaret BURGESS (nee BORDER). Identification of those in photos made primarily by Yvonne YOUNGER (ex BORDER, nee QUINANE) in 2008.

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‘Aunt at Randwick’ – L to R: Aileen BORDER, unknown man, Margaret BORDER, unknown man, Aunt (arrowed), unknown. Children at bottom also unknown.


Jill
‘Jill’ – Jill Elizabeth BORDER (b. 1948), daughter of John and Yvonne BORDER.

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Marriage of Norma BORDER to James ‘Jim’ MCGOOGAN, St Peter’s Church, Watson’s Bay, 1948. L to R unknown sailor, Joyce BENNETT, Jim MCGOOGAN (groom), Norma BORDER (bride), John BORDER (brother of Norma), Margaret BORDER (sister of Norma).

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‘Eve & Jill’ – Yvonne BORDER nee QUINANE with daughter Jill BORDER.

‘Jack and mate’
‘Jack and mate’ – John ‘Jack’ BORDER and friend (note onlooker in background).

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‘Jack, Eve + Jill’ – L to R: Yvonne BORDER nee QUINANE with daughter Jill BORDER, and John ‘Jack’ BORDER, married 27 Dec 1947, St Finbar's Church, San Souci, NSW.


‘Norm, Jim’s mum, grandma and John’
‘Norm, Jim’s mum, grandma and John’ – L to R: mother of James MCGOOGAN (standing), Norma BORDER (wife of James), grandmother of James MCGOOGAN and John MCGOOGAN (son of James and Norma).

Marriage of Margaret BORDER to Henry Roy BURGESS
Marriage of Margaret BORDER to Henry Roy BURGESS, St Peter’s Church, Watson’s Bay, 1952. L to R: James MCGOOGAN (b-in-law), Aileen BORDER (sister), Henry ‘Roy’ BURGESS (groom), Margaret BORDER (bride), Jan BURGESS (sister of groom), unknown, Jill BORDER at bottom.


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Written on back ‘Mum, Eileen BORDER nee HODGE’ – Eileen Helen HODGE, born 1900, Sydney NSW, married to Samuel BORDER 26 April 1922 at St John’s Church Darlinghurst NSW, died 1947. Photo probably taken at Bondi Beach.

Eileen HODGE nee BORDER.
Eileen HODGE nee BORDER.

‘Jack and mate’
‘Jack and mate’ – John ‘Jack’ BORDER and friend (note onlooker in background).


‘Jack and Norma’
‘Jack and Norma’ – John ‘Jack’ BORDER and sister Norma BORDER.

‘Norma + John’
‘Norma + John’ – Norma MCGOOGAN nee BORDER and son John.

‘Norma, Aunty Alice and Mum’
‘Norma, Aunty Alice and Mum’ – L to R: Norma BORDER, Aunty Alice and Eileen BORDER nee HODGE. The identity of Aunty Alice has not yet been determined – it’s possible that she is not a direct aunt.


John Walter BORDER in uniform
John Walter BORDER in uniform. The badge on the hat and lapels indicate that John is a member of the 1st Battalion (The East Sydney Regiment).

Marriage of Aileen BORDER to William ‘Bill’ Melville
Marriage of Aileen BORDER to William ‘Bill’ Melville, 1955. L to R: Bill’s brother (St George Dragons Rugby League player), Mary BORDER (sister), Bill MELVILLE (groom), Aileen BORDER (bride), and flower girls Barbara MCGOOGAN (daughter of James and Norma nee BORDER) and Jill BORDER (daughter of John and Yvonne nee QUINANE).

1 comment:

karen and graeme said...

I am the grand daughter of Jim (James) McGoogan. Norma has now gone but Jim remains with his two children, John and Barbara along with five grand children and five great grand children. You can contact me at esslemont@smartchat.net.au if you would like any details. I will do my best. Regards Karen Esslemont (nee McGoogan)