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Blanche Mobbs was born 21 November 1877 in Pennant Hills, New South Wales, Australia to James Samuel Mobbs (1829-1896) and Mary Ann Bevan (1831-1926) and died 13 October 1941 Carlingford, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. She married Alfred John James Kells (1871-1938) 27 January 1892 in All Saints, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.

Scalded.— Mrs. Alfred Kell (daughter of Mr. James Mobbs), of Carlingford, met with a very serious accident last week. She was lifting a kettle of boiling water off the fire when the kettle fell, throwing the water over her legs, which were both badly scalded from below the knees. Mrs. Kell is still in bed.

The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate, 18 January 1896, page 3



Children


Offspring of Alfred John James Kells and Blanche Mobbs (1877-1941)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Victor James Kells (1893-1953)
Leslie Alfred Kells (1895-1967)
Leonard Ellis Kells (1897-1947)
Reginald Frederick Kells (1900-1961)
Clifton William Kells (1902-1951)
Dorothy Mona Kells (1904-1920)
Eileen Maizie Kells (1907-1978) 23 February 1907 Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia 9 November 1978 Royal Newcastle Hospital, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia Frank Parker Curtis (1906-1982)
Vera M Kells (1909-)
Basil Conway Kells (1911-1971)
Una Kells (1912-1915)





Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
₪ Wedding
  • KELLS—MOBBS.—27th January, 1892, at All Saints' Church, Parramatta, by Rev. J. Done, Alfred John James, third son of Mr. James Kells, of Ryde, to Blanche, eighth daugher of Mr. James Mobbs, of Carlingford.
The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate, 6 February 1892, page 4
  • Double Wedding. — There was the novelty of a double wedding at St. Paul's Church, Carlingford, on Wednesday week, Messrs. Alf. Kells and Isaac Mobbs taking two sisters unto themselves. The Rev. G. Mclntosh tied the knot.
The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate, 6 February 1892, page 7
¶ Death
  • KELLS.—October 13, 1941, at her residence, Pennant Parade, Carlingford, Blanche Kells, loved mother of Victor, Leslie, Leonard, Reginald, Clifton, Eileen, Vera, Basil, and Gwendoline, aged 65 years.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 14 October 1941, page 10
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