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Mavis Bourke

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Daughter of Charles Joseph Bourke and Elsie May / Mary Bourke
Wife of John Shields
Mother of John Shields
Sister of Veronica O'Halloran; Charles Joseph Bourke and Peggy Bourke

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About Mavis Bourke

Mavis Bourke ran away from home (so the story goes) and joined a circus. She subsequently had a son to one of the circus people, John Shields. The boy was born on the 5th February 1943 and was known as Lil' Johnny Bourke. He later took his father's name of John Shields and is currently one of the double bass players in the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

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