Laslett family history

Herbert (Glen) Laslett and his wives Eileen and Barbara

On 21 June 1926 he married Eileen Veronica Watts, spinster of 58 Grosvenor Road, Mt. Lawley, W.A., at St. Francis Zaviers Church Wollongong, N.S.W. Eileen had been born at McCleery Street, Fremantle, W.A. on 5 December 1899 and was the daughter of James Watts, a blacksmith of Fremantle, W.A., and his wife Catherine Quinn (Dec'd). At the time of marriage Glen gave his occupation Company Representative and address as Cowra, N.S.W.

Glen worked with his father in the hotel business until just before WWII when he moved his family to N.S.W. taking the Rabbit Trap hotel at Albert. From there he joined the Shell Oil Company and remained with them until his death in 1966.

Eileen died on 3 September 1933 at Bullfinch, W.A. and was buried the next day in the Roman Catholic Cemetery at Southern Cross. Around 1933 1934 Glen married Barbara Winifred Rowan in Dongarra Western Australia.

Glen died on 17 June 1966 at 8 Bourke Street, Wollongong and was buried at Lakeside Memorial Park, Dapto on 20/6/1966.

Family of Herbert and Eileen Laslett

PETER KERR - born 28 March 1927 at Haberfield, N.S.W. On 7 April 1947 at St Thomas' Anglican Church at Rozelle, N.S.W. married Laura Moore (born 1925, Footscray, Vic.) of Lilyfield, N.S.W. the daughter of Stanley Desmond Moore and Ivy May Moore née Baxter. Laura died at Lilyfield on 2 March 1949. On 27 October 1951 Peter married Elizabeth Muriel Mathews (born 1933) of Woolahra, N.S.W. at Mary Immaculate RC Church in Waverley, N.S.W. Elizabeth was the daughter of Arthur Charles Mathews, a lift driver, and Muriel Mathews née Harrison. Peter & Elizabeth's marriage was dissolved on 24 May 1956. On 14 May 1957 Peter married Greta Eileen Drenon. Greta hadbeen born on 14 July 1931 and died on 22 August 1985.

See chapter Peter Laslett of Bundaberg and his wives Laura, Elizabeth and Greta on page 188.

Family of Herbert and Barbara Laslett

WENDY KERR - born 29/ June 1941 at Strathmore Private Hospital Wollongong. For majority of working life an office administrator and in 1994 with Graham opened their own Insurance Brokering business. This was sold in 2001 and Wendy then retired. 1st marriage 31 December 1960 to Raymond John Harlow St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral Wollongong. Dissolved 21 September 1972. 2nd Marriage 6 April 1973 to Edward Charles Duckett Registrars Office Wollongong Court House. Disolved 24 January 1986. 3rd Marriage 24 October 1986 to Graham Maurice Quinton (born 18 May 1948 at Ashfield) Battery Park Wollongong. They have recently retired to Sussex Inlet a small coastal town 3 hours south of Sydney.
Children: (from 1st marriage)
Gary John Harlow – born 20 January 1962. Gary married Raelene Ann Harlow nee Dyson 14/11/1987 at St Columbkile Church Corrimal. Gary is a Sheet metal worker with his own business, Raelene works for NRMA. They live at Primbee, suburb of Wollongong.
Nathan John Harlow – born 19 January 1990
Chad Graham Harlow - born 1 March 1995
Christopher Ray Harlow – born 22 January 1964. Christopher not married but is engaged and lives at Hilltop and is operations manager for a security company (2004).