John Swanton

M, #7614, b. 1861, d. 6 Apr 1920
Probate (Will)* John Swanton. Farm Mgr. Glenhope. 6 Apr 1920. 175/491.1       
Birth*1861 Cork, Ireland. 
Marriage* Spouse: Annie.
 
Widower1919John Swanton became a widower upon the death of his wife Annie Swanton.2 
Land-UBeac*15 Jan 1920 GEM--142O. Transfer from David Bell to John Swanton. 40a 2r 31p.3 
Death*6 Apr 1920 Tallangatta, VIC, Australia, #D8036 (Age 59) [par James Robert SWANTON & Marie SULLIVAN].2 
Land-Note*17 Jun 1921 Administration of his estate granted to the Curator. House and Land at Emerald containing 40 acres 2 roods and 31 perches, valued at £400. Left him surviving his mother Mary Swanton, of Reendessert, Bantry, County Cork, Ireland.4 
Land-UBeac*4 Oct 1921 GEM--142O. Transfer from John Swanton to Eva Anna Helene Ley. 40a 2r 31p.5 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
bt 1914 - 1915Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: farmer. With Annie Swanton.6,7
bt 1917 - 1918Beaconsfield Road, Emerald, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: farmer. With Annie Swanton.8,9

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P3, unit 1106.
  2. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 3330-842 - David Bell to John Swanton of Tallangatta Farmer.
  4. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 3330-842 John Swanton died on the 6th day of April 1920. A rule to administer his estate has been granted to The Curator, dated 17 June 1921.
  5. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 3330-842 - The Curator to Eva Ley of Highfield Road Canterbury married woman.
  6. [S114] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1914.
  7. [S115] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1915.
  8. [S117] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1917.
  9. [S118] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1918.
Last Edited20 Nov 2015

Edith Phoebe Brain

F, #7616, b. Dec 1877, d. 4 Oct 1934
Father*George Brain b. 1855, d. 6 Jun 1921
Mother*Elizabeth Ann Featherstone b. Dec 1850, d. 1933
Probate (Will)* Edith P Taylor. Married. Thornbury. 05 Oct 1934. 267/261.1       
Married NameTaylor. 
Birth*Dec 1877 Medway, Kent, England, Dec Q [Medway] 2a 496.2,3 
(Migrant) Migration/TravelApr 1887 Sailing with Elizabeth Ann Brain George Edgar Brain to Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Ship Hankow also travelling was an infant
Age 9.4 
Marriage*12 Oct 1904 Spouse: George Taylor. "Woodlands", Strathewen, VIC, Australia, #M6277.2
 
Marriage-Notice*11 Nov 1904A pretty wedding was celebrated on Wednesday, October 12th, at "Woodlands," Strathewen, Upper Arthur's Creek, the residence of Mr and Mrs George Brain. The contracting parties were Mr George Taylor, of Williamstown, and Miss Edith Phoebe Brain, eldest daughter of Mr Geo. Brain. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Francis, of Queenstown. The bride looked charming in an ivory silk dress with chiffon and cream lace, and was wearing the usual wreath and veil, and carried a beautiful shower bouquet. She was given away by her father. Miss Jean Taylor, sister of the bridegroom, was bridesmaid, and wore a stylish costume of cream voile. Mr Geo. Ambrose was best man. About 30 guests sat down to wedding breakfast at " Woodlands," the building being tastefully decorated for the occasion. About 70 guests were subsequently entertained in Strathewen Hall, where dancing, singing, &c. to excellent music discoursed by Mr W. G. Horne, of Kinglake, kept all going merrily until the wee small hours of the morning. There were a number of useful and valuable presents.5 
Note*1924 Mrs G TAYLOR, Glen Brae Lodge, accomodation for 8 persons.6 
Death*4 Oct 1934 Queen Victoria Hospital, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, #D8709 (Age 56) [dau of George BRAIN & Elizabeth Ann FEATHERSONE].7 
Death-Notice*5 Oct 1934TAYLOR.-On the 4th October, at Queen Victoria Hospital, Edith Phoebe Taylor, dearly loved wife of George Taylor, of 107a Hutton street, Thornbury, aged 57 years. -At rest.
TAYLOR -The Friends of Mr. GEORGE TAYLOR are respectfully invited to follow the remains of his dearly beloved wife, Edith Phoebe, to the Melbourne Crematorium, Fawkner, for cremation.
The funeral is appointed to move from Ern Jensen's funeral parlour, 311 High Street, Preston, THIS day (Friday, 5th October), at 11 a.m.8 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
3 Apr 188119A Albert Street, Maidstone, Kent, England(Head of Household) George Brain;
Age 3
Member(s) of Household: Elizabeth Ann Featherstone, George Edgar Brain, Albert John 'Bert' Brain, Harriet Maud Brain9
192428 Hannan Street, Williamstown, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With George Taylor.10
bt 1924 - 1926Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties.10,11,12
1931Alexander Street, Greensborough, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With George Taylor.13

Newspaper-Articles

  • 10 Feb 1926, BEACONSFIELD UPPER. GLENBRAE Lodge (Tel. 83), Up. Beaconsfield.— Ideal home, health and comfort. Mrs. G. Taylor.14

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P3, unit 2628; VPRS 7591/P2, unit 937.
  2. [S3] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Edwardian Index Victoria 1902-1913.
  3. [S9] Free BMD. Index. Online @ https://www.freebmd.org.uk/.
  4. [S36] Inward & outward passenger lists to and from Victoria. Series: VPRS 14; 7666; 7667; 7786); PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), B 481 002.
  5. [S14] Newspaper - Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record (Vic.), 11 Nov 1904, p2.
  6. [S50] Miscellaneous Source, State Library pamphlet. Where to Go 1922-1924.
  7. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  8. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 5 Oct 1934, p1.
  9. [S83] Online index to the UK census "1881 census Class: RG11; Piece: 932; Folio: 45; Page: 15; GSU roll: 1341222."
  10. [S124] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1924.
  11. [S125] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1925.
  12. [S126] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1926.
  13. [S131] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1931.
  14. [S16] Newspaper - The Age 10 Feb 1926, p19.
Last Edited2 Apr 2019

George Taylor

M, #7617, b. 1874, d. 18 Aug 1957
Probate (Will)* George Taylor. Laborer. Northcote. 18 Aug 1957. 520/112.1       
Birth*1874 Williamstown, VIC, Australia, possible birth: #B20064 [par George TAYLOR & Margaret GILLESPIE].2 
Marriage*12 Oct 1904 Spouse: Edith Phoebe Brain. "Woodlands", Strathewen, VIC, Australia, #M6277.3
 
Marriage-Notice*11 Nov 1904A pretty wedding was celebrated on Wednesday, October 12th, at "Woodlands," Strathewen, Upper Arthur's Creek, the residence of Mr and Mrs George Brain. The contracting parties were Mr George Taylor, of Williamstown, and Miss Edith Phoebe Brain, eldest daughter of Mr Geo. Brain. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Francis, of Queenstown. The bride looked charming in an ivory silk dress with chiffon and cream lace, and was wearing the usual wreath and veil, and carried a beautiful shower bouquet. She was given away by her father. Miss Jean Taylor, sister of the bridegroom, was bridesmaid, and wore a stylish costume of cream voile. Mr Geo. Ambrose was best man. About 30 guests sat down to wedding breakfast at " Woodlands," the building being tastefully decorated for the occasion. About 70 guests were subsequently entertained in Strathewen Hall, where dancing, singing, &c. to excellent music discoursed by Mr W. G. Horne, of Kinglake, kept all going merrily until the wee small hours of the morning. There were a number of useful and valuable presents.4 
Widower4 Oct 1934George Taylor became a widower upon the death of his wife Edith Phoebe Brain.5 
Death*18 Aug 1957 Fitzroy, VIC, Australia, possible death: #D12529 (Age 83.)5 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
192428 Hannan Street, Williamstown, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: compositor. With Edith Phoebe Taylor.6
1931Alexander Street, Greensborough, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: compositor. With Edith Phoebe Taylor.7

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P4, unit 1460; VPRS 7591/P3, unit 183.
  2. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888 "Marriage entry in 1904 states that George was born at Williamstown."
  3. [S3] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Edwardian Index Victoria 1902-1913.
  4. [S14] Newspaper - Evelyn Observer and Bourke East Record (Vic.), 11 Nov 1904, p2.
  5. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  6. [S124] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1924.
  7. [S131] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1931.
Last Edited2 Apr 2019
 

NOTE

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