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Mary Theresa Braddon

Information supplied through Research Project led by Nigel Crompton.

Name Mary Theresa Braddon (nee McIntosh) DoB 25 Nov 1875

Place of birth Koromiko, Marlborough, New Zealand

Parents James & Hannah (nee Blaymires) McIntosh

Parental Home Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand

Siblings Lilly (1873-1961), Henry (1878-1954), James (1881-1915),
William (1883-1954), Gordon (1892-1986)

Spouse Edward George Braddon (see below in notes)

Date of Wedding 1900 – Sydney, Australia

Children None

Marital home(s) None confirmed

Employment Prior to Gretna, none found

1911 Census Not living in Great Britain

Date of death 4 November 1949 Location Nepean Hospital, Kingswood, NSW
Buried in Kingswood Cemetery, Penrith, New South Wales (NSW)
Kingswood Cemetery is now Penrith General Cemetery, NSW

Gretna details

Name Mary Theresa Braddon (nee McIntosh) Clock No

Date joining Not known

Date leaving Not known

Addresses Number 1 Women’s Police Barracks, Gretna

Rank on start PC

Promotion None confirmed whilst at Gretna – but reached rank of Sub Inspector

Newspapers 24th Nov 1949 – Nepean Times (Penrith NSW) Page 9, etc.…

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Euphemia Culbert Cunningham


Known as ‘EFFIE’

Gender: Female
Date and Place of Birth:  6th June 1892 at Abbey Hill, Edinburgh
Date and Place of Death: 2 August 1989 age 97 years at Wellington, NZ
Nationality:  Scottish – but lived in New Zealand for the majority of her life.

Childhood:  Effie was one of 10 children:

She had 2 step-brothers, William born 1878 and Joseph born 1880.…

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John Henderson


“Daddy Henderson”

Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth:

23 August 1875 at Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand

Date and Place of Death:

1954 New Zealand

Nationality: New Zealander

John’s parents were raised in Caithness, Scotland. They emigrated to New Zealand shortly after their marriage in 1872 as all of their children were born in New Zealand.…

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Marcus Baldwin Welch


Date and place of birth :   21 February 1895

Date and place of Death : 29 September 1942
Nationality: New Zealand born Australian

Biography:  Marcus grew up as part of a large family, with 5 siblings.
Parents: William Welch and Eliza Charlotte Welch
Parents occupation .    Not known
Schools Universities attended and years of attendance –

The University of Sydney
Place of residence at Gretna: