William Sydney Falconer Corner was born 28 February 1877 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia to William Corner (c1849-1916) and Isabella Macintosh (c1852-1918) and died 6 July 1953 79 Bellevue Road, Bellevue Hill, New South Wales, Australia of stroke. He married Henrietta Minnie Smith (1875-1920) 10 September 1906 in St Stephen's Church, Phillip-street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He married Maud Eliza Priestley (-1963) 1923 .


Offspring of William Sydney Falconer Corner and Henrietta Minnie Smith (1875-1920)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Alexander MacIntosh Corner (1909-1997)
Emma Isabel Corner (c1915-2001)



Mr. William Sidney Corner, father of Mr. John Corner, of Gosford, died at his home at Bellevue Hill last Monday. He suffered a stroke in the morning and died in the afternoon. The late Mr. Corner also leaves a widow and daughter, Isabel (Mrs J. McFawll, of Epping). About seven years ago, Mr Corner retired from the position of chief engineer of the NSW Tramways Department. During his period of service he had acted as chief commissioner. The remains were cremated at the Northern Suburbs Crematorium last Wednesday.

The Gosford Times and Wyong District Advocate, 10 July 1953, page 5


Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
Ω Birth
  • BDM Index ref for birth: 788/1877 and 1012/1877 V18771012 46
₪ Wedding
  • CORNER—SMITH.—September 19, at St Stephen's Church, Phillip-street, by the Rev. John Ferguson, William Sydney, eldest son of William Corner, Darling Point, to Henrietta Minnie, second youngest daughter of Mrs. Alexander Smith, Ballara, Dawes Point, Sydney. No cards
The Sydney Morning Herald, 13 October 1906, page 12
2 Wedding 2
  • BDM Index ref for marriage: 13456/1923
¶ Death
  • CORNER, William Sidney.—July 6, 1953, at his residence, 79 Bellevue Road, Bellevue Hill, dearly loved husband of Maud Corner, and loving father of John and Isabel (Mrs. J. McFaull), aged 76 years.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 7 July 1953, page 16