Dulcie May Darby1

#11760, (29 October 1895-circa 1991)
FatherJohn Darby1 (13 May 1854-2 Jul 1930)
MotherEdith Watson1 (3 Jun 1853-28 Sep 1930)
ChartsAylott Family - descendants
Brett Family - descendants
Darby Family - descendants
Descendents of Richard Darby
Last Edited2 Nov 2012
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Dulcie May Darby was born on 29 October 1895 at the Adelaide suburb of Woodville.1 She was the daughter of John Darby and Edith Watson.1

Tragedy struck the Darby family when John and Edith's son Kenny Darby, not quite two years of age, was shot dead by his seventeen year old brother Eustace on 23 February 1896. There was an inquest, and a verdict brought down of accidental death with no blame being attached to anyone.2,3

Dulcie May Darby married Herbert Tyley at Pirie Street Methodist Church on Thursday, 21 December 1922 at Adelaide.4,5

Her father died 2 July 1930 at the age of 76. Dulcie was aged 34 when this happened.

Dulcie May Darby married Howard Tromf circa 1935.6

Dulcie may have died on 19 May 1977 at the Adelaide suburb of Semaphore at age 81.7

Dulcie died circa 1991.6 She was buried on 12 September 1991 at at Fawkner Cemetery in the Melbourne suburb of Fawkner.6

Family 1

Herbert Tyley (1889-1967)

Family 2

Howard Tromf (c 1897-c 1945)


  1. [S5] South Australia, Birth Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages Vol.574 p.178.
  2. [S6] South Australia, Death Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages Vol.233 p.224.
  3. [S244] The South Australian Register, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 1896 'CORONER'S INQUEST.', South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900), 25 February, p. 7, viewed 17 January, 2012, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article53671953
  4. [S7] South Australia, Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages Vol.293 p.885.
  5. [S322] The Advertiser (Adelaide, South Australia), Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 1922 'Family Notices.', The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931), 16 December, p. 10, viewed 6 February, 2012, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article49134148
  6. [S577] E-mails from Geoff Frogley to Tim Hill, 2012- 09 Oct 2012.
  7. [S338] Ancestry.com.au Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) http://trees.ancestry.com.au/tree/31989072/person/…