The Richmond River Herald and Northern Districts Advertiser NSW
14 Sept 1937.
The death is announced of a gentleman well known to many Richmond River folk —
Mr. Edward Stevens Donnelly, of Kings Plains, Inverell. Deceased was a relative of the well-known Donnelly family of Tenterfield district.
He was a son of the late James Donnelly, of Bungulla, a brother of the late Henry Donnelly, of Bryan's Gap, and a cousin of Messrs. Michael, John, Thomas and Sidney Donnelly.
He married Miss Annie Moylan, of Bungulla, and made his home in the Inverell district about35 years ago.
He is survived by two daughters, both of whom are married, he recently disposed of his property at Kings Plains, and, accompanied by his wife, set off for Sydney to enjoy a holiday.
Unfortunately, he and his wife contracted pneumonia. His wife, is still in hospital.