Florence Ann Stace was born on 22 Dec 1880 in Kensington, Middlesex, England to Henry Chapman Stace and Charlotte Chamberlain Patch, daughter of William PATCH (1815-1872) & Ann TAYLOR (1807-1865). Before she was one year old, Florence Ann was baptized in Welyan Methodist Chapel, Kensington, Middlesex, England, on 17 Mar 1881.
Some of her recorded addresses include:
Seventeen years later she is recorded as departing Brisbane, Australia and arriving on 14 Jun 1930 at Southampton, England via Hobart, Colombo, Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Hull onboard the “Jervis Bay” of the Aberdeen and Commonwealth Line.
She does not stay in England for very long and departs for Australia again on 29 October 1930 from Southampton bound for Sydney, Australia on the “Esperance Bay” under the command of R Mckenzie carrying 539 passengers.
They had the following children:
i. Edward Henry Claud (1901-1971)
ii. John Eustace (1907-1965)
iii. Florence Victoria (1910-)
iv. Vernon Reginald (1911-)
Florence Ann died in St. George District Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, in Feb 1938; she was 57 and was buried on 17 Feb 1938 in Church Of England Cemetery, Woronora, New South Wales, Australia. Alfred Claude Jenkyns died on 15 March 1972 and is buried with Florence.
The Sydney Morning Herald (New South Wales, Australia) Thursday 17, February 1938, p9: ”FUNERALS: JENKYNS – Relatives and Friends of Mr, A. C. JENKYNS of Prospect Street, West Kogorah are Invited to attend the Funeral of his beloved WIFE, Florence Ann, which will leave St. George District Hospital, THIS THURSDAY, at 2.15 p.m., for Woronora Cemetery, Church of England.”
The Sydney Morning Herald (New South Wales, Australia) Thursday 17, February 1938, p9: ”FUNERALS: JENKYNS_The Relatives and Friends of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. JENKYNS, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. JENKYNS, Miss FLORENCE JENKYNS, Mr. R. JENKYNS, Mr. and Mrs. A. SIMPSON, Mr. and Mrs. JOHN STACE are kindly invited to attend the Funeral of their dearly beloved MOTHER, SISTER, GRANDMOTHER: to leave St. George District Hospital, THIS THURSDAY, 2.15 p.m., for Church of England Section. Woronora Cemetery.”
The Sydney Morning Herald (New South Wales, Australia) Thursday 17, February 1938, p9: ”FUNERALS:J ENKYNS.-The Relatives and Friends of Mr. ALFRED C. JENKYNS and FAMILY are Invited to attend the Funeral of his dearly beloved WIFE and their loving MOTHER, Florence Ann: to leave St. George District Hospital. THIS AFTERNOON, at 2.15 o’clock, tor the Church of England Cemetery, Woronora. LABOR MOTOR FUNERALS LIMITED. 24 Enmore Road, Phones. L2777 (2 lines). Newtown.”