Madge Aletia WELBY

Madge Aletia WELBY nee BARRY

Widow of Detective-Constable E. S. (“Frank”) Welby
AKA  ?
Late of Bulahdelah & Annandale, Ashfield

NSW Redfern Police Academy Class #  ? ? ?

New South Wales Police Force

Uniform # 3442

[alert_yellow]Regd. #  P/W 0020[/alert_yellow]

( this would have put Madge in the male Registered number range of 7855 – 7886 )

Rank:  Special Constable – appointed Friday 22 October 1954

Senior Constable – appointed 22 October 1965

Final Rank = ?

Stations?, School Lecturing, Safety Advisory Section ( early 1980’s ), Rosebery Traffic Branch

ServiceFrom pre 22 October 1954  to  ? ? 84?29 years Service

Awards:   No find on It’s An Honour

Born:   31 May 1923

Died on:   Saturday  16 February 2019

Age:  95

Cause:   ?

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Constables Madge Welby and June Abbott on point duty in the city in 1959.
Constables Madge Welby on point duty in the city in 1959.
Constables Madge Welby and June Abbott on point duty in the city in 1959.
Constables Madge Welby and June Abbott on point duty in the city in 1959.

Madge WELBY nee BARRY

 

[alert_yellow] MADGE is NOT mentioned on the Police Wall of Remembrance[/alert_yellow]  *NEED MORE INFO

 Funeral location TBA

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May they forever Rest In Peace

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Northern Champion (Taree, NSW : 1913 – 1954),

Tuesday 26 October 1954, page 3


Mrs. Madge Welby, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Barry, of Bulahdelah, has just been sworn in as a policewoman.
Mrs. Welby, who is the widow of Detective E. S. ‘Frank’ Welby, enters a six months’ course of training for work in the Police Schools Lecturing Squad.
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Sun-Herald (Sydney, NSW : 1953 – 1954),

Sunday 24 October 1954, page 17


DETECTIVE’S WIDOW IN THE ‘FORCE’

Tall, attractive Mrs. Madge Welby, said this week that she had joined the Police Force because she had always been interested in her dead husband‘s work.

Mrs. Welby is the widow of Detective-Constable E. S. (“Frank”) Welby, who died of heart trouble in March.

He had been attached to Regent Street Police Station for more than four years.

Madge WELBY nee BARRY

Mrs. Welby, who had just been sworn-in as a police-woman, said: “I felt I’d grown to belong to the Police Force, and I love children.

“My work in the police school lecturing section should give me the chance to satisfy both these interests.

“it will let me serve the community in the way I’d like best.”

Mrs. Welby said she had no children of her own, but “more than 30 nephews and nieces.”

Before her marriage she had worked as a machinist, she said.

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Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners’ Advocate (NSW : 1876 – 1954), Saturday 23 October 1954, page 19


WIDOW JOINS POLICE FORCE SYDNEY,

Friday .-

The widow of a city detective was sworn in to-day as a member of the Women Police.

She is Mrs. Madge Welby, 30, of Annandale.

Her husband, Detective Frank Welby, who was attached to Regent-street City Division, died in April.

Mrs. Welby will begin her police career to-morrow.

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Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 – 1954),

Thursday 12 August 1954, page 13


IN the Estate of FRANCIS EDWARD WELBY late of Concord West in the State of New South Wales, Constable of Police, deceased Intestate – Application will be made after 14 days from the publication hereof that Letters of Administration of the Estate of the abovenamed deceased may be granted to Madge Aletia Welby the widow of the said deceased and all notices may be served at the undermentioned address.

All creditors in the Estate of the said deceased are hereby required to send in particulars of their claims to the undersigned MERVYN FINLAY & COMPANY Solicitors Newlands House 141 Elizabeth Street, Sydney.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/18431088

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Madge WELBY
Madge WELBY upon Retiring yesterday

Madge WELBY

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