Susannah McPherson

F, #5791, b. 26 Apr 1836, d. 23 Apr 1920
Father*Neil McPherson
Mother*Mary Field
Probate (Will)* 170/929. Susannah SMITH Date of grant: 29 May 1920; Date of death: 23 Apr 1920; Occupation: Widow; Residence: Hawthorn.1 
Married NameSmith.2 
Birth*26 Apr 1836 Bethnal Green, London, England, baptism: 22 May 1836 at Saint Matthew, Bethnal Green, London, England, residing at Gloucester Street [par Niel MacPherson Cabinet Maker & Mary].3 
Marriage*1870 Spouse: Herbert Fellows Smith. VIC, Australia, #M3878.2
 
Land-UBeac*28 Jan 1888 GEM-E-11 / GEM-D-74. Transfer from John Harris to Susannah Smith. 16a 0r 14p - (GEM-E-11 8a 2r 16p / GEM-D-74 7a 1r 38p.)4 
Land-UBeac*6 Jul 1888 GEM-D-74. Transfer from Susannah Smith to Charles Leopold Schlipalius. 7a 1r 38p.5 
Widow14 Nov 1909Susannah McPherson became a widow upon the death of her husband Herbert Fellows Smith.6 
Death*23 Apr 1920 Sydney, NSW, Australia, #D4823/1920 [par Daniel F & Mary].7 

Electoral Rolls (Australia) and Census (UK/IRL)

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
7 Apr 1861Mary MacPHERSON Widow, Bethnal Green, London, EnglandAge 24 - Milliner8

Grave

  • BAPTIST, MONUMENTAL, COMPARTMENT C GRAVE 178, St Kilda Cemetery, St Kilda, VIC, Australia9

Newspaper-Articles

  • 22 Apr 1903, FRIDAY, 24th APRIL. At Half-past 2 o'Clock. UNRESERVED SALE by AUCTION of FREEHOLD PROPERTIES, As Under:— BEAUCHAMP BROTHERS (In conjunction with M'FARLANE and NICOL, Estate Agents, South Melbourne) have received instructions to sell by public auction, at their rooms, 319 and 321 Collins-street, at above date and time.
    Lot 3.— PARISH of GEMBROOK.— Original Crown grant allotment; 8 acres 2 roods and 16 perches, being lot 11. section E.
    TITLES, Crown certificate. TERMS at SALE. Further particulars from auctioneers or agents.10
  • 26 Apr 1920, SMITH.—Friends of the late Mrs SUSANNAH SMITH are informed that her remains will be interred in the St. Kilda Cemetery.
    The funeral will move from the residence of her son, Mr H D Smith, Clifton road, Hawthorn South, THIS (Monday) MORNING at 9 o'clock
    HERBERT KING and SONS Undertaker, Burwood road, Hawthorn Tel 1856 Haw.11

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 7591/ P2 unit 621, item 170/929
    VPRS 28/ P3 unit 1031, item 170/929.
  2. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  3. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888 "birthplace in marriage entry."
  4. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1927-274 - Susannah Smith, the wife of Herbert Fellows Smith of Glover Street South Melbourne Mariner.
  5. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1927-274 - Charles Leopold Schlipalius of Stony Creek North Beaconsfield Gardener - C/T 2039-764.
  6. [S3] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Edwardian Index Victoria 1902-1913.
  7. [S7] Registry of NSW Births Deaths and Marriages.
  8. [S83] Online index to the UK census "Class: RG 9; Piece: 249; Folio: 52; Page: 41; GSU roll: 542599
    mother aged 69 born Kent, Widow."
  9. [S48] Index of burials in the cemetery of St Kilda,.
  10. [S16] Newspaper - The Age 22 Apr 1903, p2.
  11. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 26 Apr 1920, p1.
Last Edited29 Sep 2018

William Thomson

M, #5798, b. 1857, d. 25 Apr 1941
Father*David Thomson b. 1816, d. 15 Jun 1862
Mother*Margaret Robertson b. 1815, d. 11 Oct 1867
Probate (Will)* William Thomson. Gent. Prahran. 25 Apr 1941. 324/143.1 
Birth*1857 South Yarra, VIC, Australia, #B5453 [par David THOMSON & Margaret ROBERTSON].2 
Marriage*1885 Spouse: Sarah Annie Bennet. VIC, Australia, #M4134.2
 
Marriage-Notice*24 Jul 1885THOMSON—BENNET.—On the 2nd inst., at All Saints' Church, St. Kilda, by the Rev. J. H. Gregory, William, youngest son of the late David Thomson, of Glasgow, to Annie (Tottie), eldest daughter of Thomas Knight Bennet, of this city.3 
Widower12 Feb 1920William Thomson became a widower upon the death of his wife Sarah Annie Bennet
Death*25 Apr 1941 Prahran, VIC, Australia, #D3517 (Age 85) [par David THOMSON & Unknown].4 
Death-Notice*26 Apr 1941THOMSON. — On April 25, at his residence, 208 Punt-road, Prahran, William, loved husband to the late Sarah Thomson, loving father of Dorothy and William.5 

Electoral Rolls (Australia) and Census (UK/IRL)

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
1914208 Punt Road, Prahran, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: warehouseman. With Sarah Annie Bennet.6

Grave

  • Church of England, Compartment B, Grave 649, St Kilda Cemetery, St Kilda, VIC, Australia7

Family

Sarah Annie Bennet b. 1861, d. 12 Feb 1920
Child 1.William Knight Thomson b. 1888, d. 6 May 1946

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P3, unit 3521; VPRS 7591/P2, unit 1142.
  2. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  3. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 24 Jul 1885, p1.
  4. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  5. [S16] Newspaper - The Age 26 Apr 1941, p5.
  6. [S101] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1903 - 1980.
  7. [S48] Index of burials in the cemetery of St Kilda,.
Last Edited14 Mar 2016

Sarah Annie Bennet

F, #5799, b. 1861, d. 12 Feb 1920
Married NameThomson. 
Probate (Will)* Sarah A Thomson. Married. Prahran. 12 Feb 1920. 170/949.
Devises her Beaconsfield property consisting orchard land upon which a small wooden cottage is erected valued at £11 p.a. to her son William Knight Thomson. Value £220.1,2 
Birth*1861 Melbourne, VIC, Australia, #B12179 [par Thomas Knight BENNET & Amelia BAKER].3 
Marriage*1885 Spouse: William Thomson. VIC, Australia, #M4134.3
 
Land-UBeac*28 Dec 1916 GEM-D-26, 10 Albers Road. Transfer from William Knight Thomson to Sarah Annie Thomson. 17a 0r 10p.4 
Death*12 Feb 1920 VIC, Australia. 
Land-Note*15 Oct 1920 Sarah Annie Thomson died on the 12th day of February 1920. Probate of her will has been granted to Dorothy Amelia Thomson of No 208 Punt Road Prahran Spinster and William Knight Thomson of the same place manufacturer.5 
Land-UBeac15 Oct 1920 GEM-D-26, 10 Albers Road. Transfer from Sarah Annie Thomson to William Knight Thomson. 17a 0r 10p.6 

Electoral Rolls (Australia) and Census (UK/IRL)

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
1914208 Punt Road, Prahran, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With William Thomson.7

Grave

  • Church of England, Compartment B, Grave 649, St Kilda Cemetery, St Kilda, VIC, Australia8

Family

William Thomson b. 1857, d. 25 Apr 1941
Child 1.William Knight Thomson b. 1888, d. 6 May 1946

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P3, unit 1032; VPRS 7591/P2, unit 621.
  2. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2230-904 (title number found in probate).
  3. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  4. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2230-904 - Sarah Annie Thomson of 208 Punt Road Prahran Married Woman.
  5. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2230-904 - Sarah Annie Thomson died on the 12th day of February 1920. Probate of her will has been granted to Dorothy Amelia Thomson of No 208 Punt Road Prahran Spinster and William Knight Thomson of the same place manufacturer.
  6. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2230-904 - William Knight Thomson of No 208 Punt Road Prahran manufacturer.
  7. [S101] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1903 - 1980.
  8. [S48] Index of burials in the cemetery of St Kilda,.
Last Edited26 Feb 2019

William Matthew Neville

M, #5800, b. 1887, d. 1948
Occupation* C/- Buckley & Nunn. 
Birth*1887 St Arnaud, VIC, Australia, #B23991 [par Lawrence NEVILLE & Mary MAHER].1,2 
Land-UBeac*30 Jul 1915 GEM-D-26. Transfer from William Webster to William Matthew Neville. 17a 0r 10p.3 
Land-UBeac*17 Nov 1915 GEM-D-26, 10 Albers Road. Transfer from William Matthew Neville to William Knight Thomson. 17a 0r 10p.4 
Death*1948 South Yarra, VIC, Australia, #D7971 (Age 63) [par unknown].1 

Electoral Rolls (Australia) and Census (UK/IRL)

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
1914326 Punt Road, South Yarra, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: draper.5

Citations

  1. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  2. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2230-904 - William Matthew Neville of "Corinna" Punt Road Prahran Salesman.
  4. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2230-904 - William Knight Thomson of 208 Punt Road Prahran Warehouseman.
  5. [S101] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1903 - 1980.
Last Edited26 Feb 2019

William Webster

M, #5801, b. 1849, d. 11 Jan 1936
Probate (Will)* William Webster. Gentleman. Essendon. 11 Jan 1936. 277/242.1 
Birth*1849 
Land-UBeac*27 Jul 1909 GEM-D-26. Transfer from Herbert Fellows Smith to William Webster. 17a 0r 10p - Land File 2755/49.4
Crown Grant to H F SMITH on 12 Dec 1889.2 
Land-UBeac*30 Jul 1915 GEM-D-26. Transfer from William Webster to William Matthew Neville. 17a 0r 10p.3 
Death*11 Jan 1936 Preston, VIC, Australia, #D464 (Age 87) [par William Orme WEBSTER & Elizabeth SMITH].4
 
Death-Notice*13 Jan 1936WEBSTER.— On the 11th January, William, dearly beloved husband of the late Isabella, and lond father of Edith (Mrs. T. Graham), Ernest, Arthur. Annie (Mrs. H. Lowe), Elsie (Mrs. J. P. Leigh), and Hilda (Mrs. A. Fewster). Father and mother reunited.5 

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P3, unit 2791; VPRS 7591/P2, unit 972.
  2. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2230-904 - William Webster of 346 Clarendon Street South Melbourne Umbrella Maker.
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2230-904 - William Matthew Neville of "Corinna" Punt Road Prahran Salesman.
  4. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  5. [S16] Newspaper - The Age 13 Jan 1936, p1.
Last Edited14 Mar 2016

William Knight Thomson

M, #5802, b. 1888, d. 6 May 1946
Father*William Thomson b. 1857, d. 25 Apr 1941
Mother*Sarah Annie Bennet b. 1861, d. 12 Feb 1920
Probate (Will)* William K Thomson. Manufacturer. E St Kilda. 06 May 1946. 389/045.1 
Birth*1888 Prahran, VIC, Australia, #B14642.2 
Land-UBeac*17 Nov 1915 GEM-D-26, 10 Albers Road. Transfer from William Matthew Neville to William Knight Thomson. 17a 0r 10p.3 
Land-UBeac*28 Dec 1916 GEM-D-26, 10 Albers Road. Transfer from William Knight Thomson to Sarah Annie Thomson. 17a 0r 10p.4 
Land-UBeac15 Oct 1920 GEM-D-26, 10 Albers Road. Transfer from Sarah Annie Thomson to William Knight Thomson. 17a 0r 10p.5 
Land-UBeac*16 Jul 1936 GEM-D-26, 10 Albers Road. Transfer from William Knight Thomson to Minnie Salter. 17a 0r 10p.6 
Death*6 May 1946 East St Kilda, VIC, Australia, #D4420 (Age 58) [par William THOMSON & Sarah Annie BENNET].7 

Grave

  • Church of England, Compartment B, Grave 649, St Kilda Cemetery, St Kilda, VIC, Australia8

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P3, unit 4506; VPRS 7591/P2, unit 1363.
  2. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2230-904 - William Knight Thomson of 208 Punt Road Prahran Warehouseman.
  4. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2230-904 - Sarah Annie Thomson of 208 Punt Road Prahran Married Woman.
  5. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2230-904 - William Knight Thomson of No 208 Punt Road Prahran manufacturer.
  6. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2230-904 - Minnie Salter of 105 Williams Road Prahran Married Woman - C/T 6043-534.
  7. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  8. [S48] Index of burials in the cemetery of St Kilda,.
Last Edited26 Feb 2019

Reginald Lesuer Salter

M, #5803, b. 1889, d. 11 Nov 1951
Probate (Will)* Reginald L Salter. Dairyman. Prahran. 11 Nov 1951. 445/479.1       
Birth*18892 
Marriage* Spouse: Minnie Godwin.2
 
Widower4 Oct 1950Reginald Lesuer Salter became a widower upon the death of his wife Minnie Godwin.2 
Death*11 Nov 1951 Prahran, VIC, Australia, #D13316 (Age 62) [par Charles SALTER & Josephine LESUEUR].3 
Death-Notice*12 Nov 1951SALTER.—On November 11 (suddenly) Reginald Lesuer beloved husband of the late Minnie Salter of 24 Bidey street, Prahran and loved father of Evelyn, Beatrice, Minnie, Dorothy, Mavis, Alfred, Phyllis, and Reginald.
SALTER.—The Funeral of the late REGINALD LESUER SALTER will leave 24 Bidey street Prahran, THIS DAY (Monday November 12), after a servvlce commencing at 12 45 p.m. for the St. Kilda Cemetery.4 

Electoral Rolls (Australia) and Census (UK/IRL)

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
1931105 Williams Road, Prahran, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: dairyman. With Minnie Salter.5

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P4, unit 249; VPRS 7591/P2, unit 1551.
  2. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  3. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online).
  4. [S11] Newspaper - Argus The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), Mon 12 Nov 1951, p16
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article23091378
  5. [S101] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1903 - 1980.
Last Edited26 Feb 2019

Minnie Godwin

F, #5804, b. 1887, d. 4 Oct 1950
Probate (Will)* Minnie Salter. Married. Prahran. 04 Oct 1950. 434/869.1 
Married NameSalter.2 
Birth*18872 
Marriage* Spouse: Reginald Lesuer Salter.2
 
Land-UBeac*16 Jul 1936 GEM-D-26, 10 Albers Road. Transfer from William Knight Thomson to Minnie Salter. 17a 0r 10p.3 
Land-UBeac*19 Jul 1946 GEM-D-26, 10 Albers Road. Transfer from Minnie Salter to James Gordon England. 17a 0r 10p.4 
Death*4 Oct 1950 Melbourne, VIC, Australia, #D11330 (Age 63) [par GODWIN].2 

Electoral Rolls (Australia) and Census (UK/IRL)

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
1931105 Williams Road, Prahran, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With Reginald Lesuer Salter.5

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P4, unit 84; VPRS 7591/P2, unit 1515.
  2. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2230-904 - Minnie Salter of 105 Williams Road Prahran Married Woman - C/T 6043-534.
  4. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 6043-534 - James Gordon England of Upper Beaconsfield Poulty Farmer.
  5. [S101] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1903 - 1980.
Last Edited26 Feb 2019
 

NOTE

Many family sections show only the children who were associated with Upper Beaconsfield.