Ethel Veitch

Female 1881 - 1972  (90 years)


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  • Name Ethel Veitch 
    Born 3 Nov 1881  Balaklava,Gilbert, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 9 Oct 1972 
    Buried Balaklava, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Birth details recorded book 271 page 376.
      Ethel attended Cavanaghville School. At an early age, Ethel began an interest and involvement in community and church work, which was to be maintained throughout her life. As a child, she walked many kilometres throughout the Watchman district with her sister Maud, collecting money to buy an organ for the Watchman Plains Church. She later played the organ for services in the church.
      After their marriage, Ethel and James lived at "Pine View" where their three children wer born. All their lives, Ethel and James were active in the community - Ethel maintaining active participation in the Red Cross, Country Women's Association, Methodist Ladies' Guild and the Watchman Hall Committee. During her lifetime she only missed one Balaklava Show. James represented Watchman Ward on the Balaklava District Council (for 28 years including a period as Chairman), was a life member of the Agricultural Bureau, and a President of the Balaklava Show Society. This deep involvement in community affairs has been continued by their children, Ethel maintained close links with all her relatives, providing a home for her sister Eliza and brother John, after the death of their father.
      Ethel and James celebrated their Diamond Wedding Anniversary in 1964, with a gathering of the family and friends at the Watchman Hall. After James' death, Ethel lived with her daughter Ethel (Ettie), She died in her 91st year and is buried with James. (The Tucker Family in Australia,1992)
    Person ID I1192  Tucker Family Tree | The descendants of James Tucker
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2009 

    Father Robert Veitch,   b. 13 Aug 1842,   d. 7 Jul 1924, Grange, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Harriet Tucker,   b. 31 Oct 1847, Stratton St Margaret, Swindon,Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1919, Eastwood, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 19 Apr 1866  B.C. Chapel, Yankalilla District Yankalilla, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Notice - Robert Veitch and Harriett Tucker
    Marriage Notice - Robert Veitch and Harriett Tucker
    Robert Veitch and Harriet Tucker were married at the Bible Christian Chapel, Yankalilla, South Australia, Australia
    Marriage Notice - Robert Veitch and Harriett Tucker
    Marriage Notice - Robert Veitch and Harriett Tucker
    Robert Veitch and Harriet Tucker were married at the Bible Christian Chapel, Yankalilla, South Australia, Australia. The Notice was published in the South Australian Register Newspaper, Adelaide, South Australia on Friday 29 May 1886, Page 7
    Notes 
    • Marriage .Robert Veitch aged 23 years, marital status not recorded, son of Adam Veitch married 19th April 1866 to Harriet Tucker, aged 18 years, marital status not recorded, daughter of John Tucker at B.C. Chapel, Yankalilla District Yankalilla reference book 67 page 75.
    Family ID F0335  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Spillane,   b. 3 Oct 1879,   d. 25 Jul 1965  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1904  Methodist Church, Watchman, South Austrlia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    50th Wedding Anniversary 4 Oct 1954  Mandilla Villa, Balaklava, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Married 04 October 1904 at Watchman Plains Methodist Church by the Rev A.J. S. Williams. 
    50th Wedding Anniversary - James and Ethel Spillane (n. Veitch)
    50th Wedding Anniversary - James and Ethel Spillane (n. Veitch)
    James and Ethel celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on Monday 4 October 1954. They were married at the Watchman Plains Methodist church by the Rev A. J. S. Williams on 4 October 1904. Their golden Wedding Announcement was published in The Advertiser Newspaper, Adelaide, South Australia, Monday 4 October 1954, Page 22.
    Children 
     1. Ethel Harriet Ann Spillane,   b. 19 Sep 1905,   d. 25 Jul 1965  (Age 59 years)
    +2. L.R.J. Spillane
    +3. Clyde Kingston James Spillane,   b. 26 Jan 1910,   d. 1985  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 18 May 2014 
    Family ID F1338  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S143] The Advertiser Newspaper, 22 (Reliability: 3), 4 Oct 1954.
      See attached Godlden Wedding Announcement published in The Advertiser Newspaper, Adelaide, South Australia, Monday 4 October 154, Page 22.


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