Beryl Alice Starling

30 October 1903–7 May 1995 (Age 91)
Walkerville, South Australia, Australia

The Life of Beryl Alice

When Beryl Alice Starling was born on 30 October 1903, in Walkerville, South Australia, Australia, her father, Percival Nelson Starling, was 48 and her mother, Mary Emma Spafford, was 42. She married Alfred Raymond Yard on 10 October 1921, in Pinnaroo, South Australia, Australia. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 7 May 1995, in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, at the age of 91, and was buried in Centennial Park Cemetery, Pasadena, South Australia, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Raymond Yard
1894–1956
Beryl Alice Starling
1903–1995
Marriage: 10 October 1921
Gordon Walter Yard
1924–1994
Mavis Mary Yard
1925–1981
Thomas Alfred Yard
1931–1998

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 October 1921
Pinnaroo, South Australia, Australia
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Percival Nelson Starling

    Male1855–1941Male

    Mary Emma Spafford

    Female1861–1942Female

siblings

(6)

    John Edwin Starling

    Male1887–1942Male

    Dorothy Blaker Starling

    Female1889–1953Female

    Female1891–1976Female

    Gwendolen Ellen Starling

    Female1893–1961Female

    Gladys Eleanor Victoria Starling

    Female1901–1983Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1911

Age 8

Canberra is founded and designated as the capital. The Federal Capital Territory is established as an area of two 360 square kilometers in the Yass-Canberra district.
1914

Age 11

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.
1939

Age 36

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English starling ‘starling’ (Old English stærling), probably a nickname for a raucous or voracious person.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Beryl Alice Yard, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Beryl Alice Starling, "Australia Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981"

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