Photo of PearlDaisy Pearl Jewell was the fourth child (and only daughter) of John & Harriet Jewell, born , or as she is known Pearl, was born on the 6th of November 1903, in Long Gully Bendigo. As a young girl Pearl worked in a newsagents in Bridport St, and later at a mixed business

On the left is a photograph of Pearl as a young girl.

On the 21st of April 1934 Pearl married Walter John Bolitho, at the Congregational Church in Albert Park. After Pearl married Walter John Bolitho, they moved in with Harriet at 39 Bridport St, till Harriet died.

Pearl's Wedding PhotoOn the right is a copy of their wedding photo. From left to right; Neil (Walter's brother), Walter, Pearl, Not Known, and Edgar (Pearl's brother)

Pearl and her husband Walter had 1 boy;

Barrie John Bolitho; Born 20th January 1939.

On the 21st of March 1953, Walter died. On the 2nd July 1998 (at the age of 94) Pearl passed away peacfully in her sleep. Pearl was cremated and intured near her husband Walter with ner late brothers Ron and Edgar close by.


Photo pf BarrieBarrie was born on the 20th of January 1939 in the Dalkeith Private Hospital in Albert Park. Barrie grew up in Sth Melbourne, and whilst Barrie was an only child, he spent a lot of time with his Uncle Ronald Jewell, whom was like a brother to Barrie. On the left is a photo of Barrie, which was taken from a photo of Barrie and his parents.

Barrie married Carol June Edwards (daughter of Laurence Edwards & Olive Gilbert). They have 2 children

Stephen John Bolitho

Steven was born on the 29th April 1961 at the Margaret Coles Hospital in Prahran. On the 24th November 1984, Steven married Julie Nola Wilson. On the 2nd March 1996, Steven married Kellie Louise Cross.(daughter of Alfred George Cross & Shirley Elizabeth Franklin). At the time of writing this book Steven and Kellie are expecting their first child.

Kerrie Anne Bolitho

Kerrie was born on the 29th of May 1963, at the Jessie McPherson Hospital. Unfortunately Kerrie had not been well for some years, and tragically she died on the 4th of February 1993, at the age of 29.

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Jewell Family History Centre
Last Updated 4th April 1997