Robert Lionel Hartley

(05/05/1910 - 13/06/1981)

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Born: 05/05/1910 at Queensland, Australia Certified Father: Robert Elliot Hartley (29/04/1877 - 15/11/1948)
Died: 13/06/1981 of heart failure Certified Mother: Florence Minnie Fulton (24/01/1883 - 23/03/1954)
Children: Robert Graham Hartley (Restricted)
Marcia Mary Hartley (Restricted)
Gregory Hugh Hartley (Restricted)
Mary Hartley (Restricted)
Margaret Anne Hartley (Restricted)
Siblings: Dorothy Florence Hartley (Born 08/09/1906)
Claude Robert Hartley (Born 12/07/1908)
Colin Elliot Hartley (15/05/1912 - 23/03/1999)
Daphne Agnes Hartley (Born 21/02/1914)
Douglas Francis Hartley (Born 28/05/1916)
Hazel Isobel Hartley (Born 26/09/1918)

Mary Agnes O'Connell on 06/02/1940 at St Mary's Church, North Rockhampton, QLD Certified


Birth Ref: 10/009824
Fiche Page: 10942
No: 1910/009824

Buried: 16/6/1981, Lutwyche Cemetery

Electoral Roll: 1936 he resided at 68 Wharf Street, Rockhampton. Occupation: Salesman.

Then moved to 16 Davey Street, Moorooka, and then moved to 12 Dinmore Street, Moorooka.

Was a florist in Rockhampton. He became involved in the coffin manufacturing via the contacts he made selling funeral flowers. He first worked at HH Webb, but left there on 11 April 1953 and founded his own coffin making business - R L Hartley Ltd in Brisbane. A business that after his death was run by his son (Gregory) and one daughter (Marcia) for many years and then sold. The coffin factory is no longer in existance.

Grandma's Date Book says: "Robert finishes at Webbs - 11 April 1953"

Had Parkinsons later in life.

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Robert Lionel Hartley and Mary Agnes O'Connell
Robert Lionel Hartley and Mary

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