Margaret Alice Hume

#60, (31 August 1919-)
FatherJohn Albert Hume (c 1895-)
MotherAlice Elizabeth Charlotte Eldridge (c 1895-)
ChartsOaten Family - descendants
Last Edited5 Mar 2019
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Margaret was born on Sunday, 31 August 1919 at Melbourne. She was the daughter of John Albert Hume and Alice Elizabeth Charlotte Eldridge. She was a bridesmaid at Violet Agnette Oaten and Harold John Neill's wedding on Saturday, 20 January 1940 at at St. John's Church of England in the Melbourne suburb of Camberwell.1 In her adulthood Margaret made a living as an analytical chemist's assistant. Margaret was enlisted with the the canteen service in World War 2.

She married Charles Henry Oaten, son of Albert Edward Oaten and Violet Barbara Cheyne, at All Saints on Saturday, 28 August 1943 at the Melbourne suburb of Kooyong. She was 23 and her husband Charles was 25. Witnesses to the wedding were Violet Barbara Cheyne. As of 1946, Margaret Alice Hume was also known as Marjorie Alice.2 She was living with her mother-in-law at at 106 Robinson Road in the Melbourne suburb of Hawthorn in 1946. Her husband apparently lived in the same street but at a different address.2


1943Marriage at All Saints in the Melbourne suburb of Kooyong


Charles Henry Oaten (22 Feb 1918-1987)


  1. [S336] The Argus, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1940 ''Maids In Pink Marquisette.', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), 22 January, p. 8, viewed 2 September, 2012,
  2. [S945] Australia - Electoral Rolls 1900-1980 -, Division of Yarra, Sub-Division of Hawthorn 1946 p.203.