Emma Jane Coughlin was born 1873 in Armidale, New South Wales, Australia to John Coughlin (1842-1939) and Emma Jane Jones (c1853-1951) and died 14 September 1950 in Murrurundi Hospital, Murrurundi, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. She married Adrian William Bath (1876-1945) 2 July 1896 in Walcha, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Australia, Ireland.


Offspring of Adrian William Bath and Emma Jane Coughlin (1873-1950)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Ada Evelyn Bath (1898-1980)
Nellie Jane Bath (1900-1945)
Hazel Ann English Bath (1903-1977)
George Thomas Bath (1906-1948)
Sydney Charles Bath (1909-)
Ruby Alice Bath (1912-)
Daphne M Bath (1914-)
Madge Bath (c1918-1985)


Another of Walcha district's lifeflong residents, in the person of Mrs. Emma Jane Bath, answered the Last Call in Murrurundi Hospital on September 14. when she passed peacefully away. The late Mrs. Bath had been visiting her daughter, Mrs. R. McEwen, when she was admitted to hospital. The deceased, who was a daughter of Mrs. J. Coughlin (97), of Coopernook, and the late Mr. J. Coughlin, of Walcha, was born in Walcha district 77 years ago, and for some time past had not enjoyed the best of health. She was a homely woman, endowed with a lady-like, kind, friendly and generous disposition. Her husband, the late Mr. Adrian Bath, predeceased her in 1945.
She is survived by five daughters — Mrs. R. McEwen (Murrurundi), Mrs. A. E. Hoad (Gunnedah), Mrs. J. A. Lamey (Gunnedah), Mrs. R. Smith (Newcastle), Mrs. A. A. Parker (Newcastle); two sous — Christopher Bath (Newcastle) and Syd. Bath (Walcha) ; two sisters— Mrs. Hile (Moorland) and another residing in Sydney; and brothers Athol Coughlin (Sydney). The deceased's remains were conveyed to Walcha, and after a service at St. Andrew's Church of England were laid to rest in the Church of England jcemetery on September 15, Archdeacon Stanning, of Armidale, conducting both services.

The Wingham Chronicle And Manning River Observer, 26 September 1950, page 2

Footnotes (including sources)

Ω Birth
  • BDM Index ref for birth: 6357/1873
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 23078/1950