Maria Silwood

F, #10747, b. 1844, d. 7 Jan 1918
Probate (Will)* Maria Phillips. Widow. Pakenham. 7 Jan 1918. 157/846.
leaves the Pakenham land to her children.1 
Married NameDarby.2 
Married NamePhillips. 
Birth*1844 Wiltshire, England.3 
Marriage*1865 Spouse: William Darby. VIC, Australia, #M241.4
 
Widow29 Jan 1878Maria Silwood became a widow upon the death of her husband William Darby.4 
Marriage*1891 Spouse: George Phillips. VIC, Australia, #M7829.3
 
Land-UBeac*5 Dec 1917 PAK-199.200.245.246. Transfer from Charles Francis Hogan to Maria Phillips. 264a 1r 10p.5 
Death*7 Jan 1918 St Kilda, VIC, Australia, #D3199 (Age 74) [par Richard SELLWOOD & Martha SMITH].2 
Death-Notice*8 Jan 1918PHILIPS.—On the 7th January, at the residence of her daughter, "Ranga," Barkly street, St. Kilda South, Maria Phillips, aged 74 years.6 
Land-Note*11 Dec 1918 Maria Phillips died on the 7th day of January 1918. Probate of her will has been granted to The Equity Trustees Executors and Agency Company Limited of 85 Queen Street Melbourne.7 
Land-UBeac*2 Apr 1919 PAK-199.200.246. Transfer from Maria Phillips to Clement Septimus Darby. 219a 1r 31p.8 
Land-UBeac*23 Mar 1920 PAK-245 (part). Transfer from Maria Phillips to Blanche Darby. 44a 3r 19p.9 

Family

William Darby b. 1822, d. 29 Jan 1878
Children 1.Frederick Darby+ b. 1869
 2.Clement Septimus Darby b. 1875, d. 1959
 3.Blanche Darby b. 1877, d. 1957

Newspaper-Articles

  • 17 Oct 1918, Alex. Scott & Co. Pty. Ltd., auctioneers, Dandenoug and Korumburra. Land at Pakenham. TUESDAY, 29th OCTOBER Alex. Scott & Co. Pty. Ltd. Have received instructions from THE EQUITY TRUSTEES CO. LTD. 85 Queen street Melbourne. as executors in the Estate of the late Maria Phillips, to sell by public auction without reserve at McQuade's Hotel, Dandenong, on the above date, at 3 o'clock sharp Parts of Crown Allotment 245 and part of a former Government road, Parish of Pakenham; County of Mornington, containing 44 acres or thereabouts. This small block is situate 1 miles from the Old Pakenham Hotel, and 3 miles from Pakenham railway station, and is suitable for grazing, orchard and agriculture. Terms-One third cash, balance at6 and 12 months at 6 per cent, Solicitor to the Estate, Mr C. E. Coy 430 Bourke street, Melbourne, Alex. Scott & Co., Pty. Ltd , auctioneers, Dandenoug and Korumburra.10

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P3, unit 826; VPRS 7591/P2, unit 583.
  2. [S4] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Great War Index Victoria 1914-1920.
  3. [S2] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Federation Index Victoria 1889-1901.
  4. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  5. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2308-536 + C/T 2496-038 + C/T 2696-069 + C/T 2845-983 - Maria Phillips - C/T 4090-804.
  6. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 8 Jan 1918, p1.
  7. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4090-804 - Maria Phillips died on the 7th day of January 1918. Probate of her will has been granted to The Equity Trustees Executors and Agency Company Limited of 85 Queen Street Melbourne.
  8. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4090-804 - Clement Septimus Darby of Pakenham Farmer - C/T 4197-356.
  9. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4090-804 - Blanche Morgan of Pettitte Siding Stalker Married Woman - C/T 4305-867.
  10. [S196] Newspaper - Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate (Vic. : 1914 - 1918) "17 Oct 1918, p3."
Last Edited28 Apr 2016

William Darby

M, #10749, b. 1822, d. 29 Jan 1878
Probate (Will)* William Darby. Storekeeper. Rushworth. 29 Jan 1878. 17/238.1 
Birth*1822 Liverpool, England. 
Marriage*1865 Spouse: Maria Silwood. VIC, Australia, #M241.2
 
Death*29 Jan 1878 Rushworth, VIC, Australia, #D3149 (Age 53) [par Edward DARBY & Mary SUTER].2 

Family

Maria Silwood b. 1844, d. 7 Jan 1918
Children 1.Frederick Darby+ b. 1869
 2.Clement Septimus Darby b. 1875, d. 1959
 3.Blanche Darby b. 1877, d. 1957

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P0, unit 200; VPRS 28/P2, unit 74; VPRS 7591/P2, unit 38.
  2. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
Last Edited28 Apr 2016

Frederick Darby

M, #10754, b. 1869
Father*William Darby b. 1822, d. 29 Jan 1878
Mother*Maria Silwood b. 1844, d. 7 Jan 1918
Birth*1869 Rushworth, VIC, Australia, #B11158.1 
Marriage*1910 Spouse: Lucy A Rowe. Adelong, NSW, Australia, #M4038/1910.2
 

Citations

  1. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  2. [S7] Registry of NSW Births Deaths and Marriages.
Last Edited28 Apr 2016

Clement Septimus Darby

M, #10759, b. 1875, d. 1959
Father*William Darby b. 1822, d. 29 Jan 1878
Mother*Maria Silwood b. 1844, d. 7 Jan 1918
Birth*1875 Rushworth, VIC, Australia, #B18854.1 
Land-UBeac*2 Apr 1919 PAK-199.200.246. Transfer from Maria Phillips to Clement Septimus Darby. 219a 1r 31p.2 
Land-UBeac*2 Sep 1924 PAK-246 (part), 370 Thewlis Road. Transfer from Clement Septimus Darby to Ernest George Stone. 12a.3 
Land-Note*22 Feb 1929 PAK-246 (part): Mortgagee: Alfred Edward Cracknell - discharged 16 Dec 1937. Mortgagor was Clement Septimus Darby.4 
Land-UBeac*19 May 1938 PAK-199.200 (part). Transfer from Clement Septimus Darby to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 1a 3r 3p.5 
Land-UBeac*30 Oct 1945 PAK-199.200.246 (part). Transfer from Clement Septimus Darby to Frederick Rowe Darby. Thewlis/Leppitt Road area.6 
Land-UBeac*20 Oct 1958 PAK-199.200 (part), Thewlis/Leppitt Road area. Transfer from Clement Septimus Darby to Edward Michael Reidy. Balance - Thewlis/Leppitt Road area.7 
Death*1959 Parkville, VIC, Australia, #D8439/1959 (Age 84) [par William DARBY & Maria SELWOOD].8 

Citations

  1. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  2. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4090-804 - Clement Septimus Darby of Pakenham Farmer - C/T 4197-356.
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4197-356 - Ernest George Stone of Pakenham Farmer - C/T 4900-833.
  4. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4197-356 - Mortgage No 611922 - Alfred Edward Cracknell - discharged 16 Dec 1937.
  5. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4197-356 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - C/T 6201-047.
  6. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4197-356 - Frederick Rowe Darby of Ardgower Road Harrisfield Farmer - C/T 6834-755.
  7. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4197-356 - Edward Michael Reidy Farmer and Muriel Joyce Reidy Married Woman both of Toomuc Valley Road Pakenham - joint proprietors - C/T 8253-943.
  8. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "born Rushworth."
Last Edited9 Jun 2019

Blanche Darby

F, #10760, b. 1877, d. 1957
Father*William Darby b. 1822, d. 29 Jan 1878
Mother*Maria Silwood b. 1844, d. 7 Jan 1918
Birth*1877 Rushworth, VIC, Australia, #B4831.1 
Land-UBeac*23 Mar 1920 PAK-245 (part). Transfer from Maria Phillips to Blanche Darby. 44a 3r 19p.2 
Land-UBeac*15 May 1922 PAK-245 (part). Transfer from Blanche Darby to James Harriss. 44a 3r 19p.3 
Death*1957 Mont Albert, VIC, Australia, #D14421 (Age 80) [par William DARBY & Marie SELWOOD].4 

Citations

  1. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  2. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4090-804 - Blanche Morgan of Pettitte Siding Stalker Married Woman - C/T 4305-867.
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4305-867 - James Harriss of Beaconsfield Farmer.
  4. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online) "Place of birth RUSHWORTH."
Last Edited28 Apr 2016

Catherine Walsh

F, #10769, b. 1850, d. 8 May 1908
Father*Rev Edward Walsh
Mother*Jane Butler
Probate (Will)* Catherine Walsh. Spinster. Sunbury. 8 May 1908. 109/720.1 
Birth*1850 Ireland. 
Land-UBeac*22 Oct 1886 PAK-66 (Lot 4). Transfer from Arthur Knight to Catherine Walsh. 6a 2r 37p.2 
Residence*22 Oct 1886 Of Cotham Road, Kew, spinster.3 
Land-UBeac*1 Feb 1889 PAK-66 (Lot 4). Transfer from Catherine Walsh to George Frederick Handel South. 6a 2r 37p.4 
Illness20 May 1901 Admitted to Sunbury. Aged 51, single, previous abode Carlton. Suffers from Mania and has fair bodily health and condition. Duration of existing attack 2 months. Died 8 May 1908.5 
Death*8 May 1908 Sunbury, VIC, Australia, #D7793 (Age 58) [par unknown].6 
Death-Notice*13 May 1908WALSH. –On the 8th May, Catherine Walsh, daughter of the late Rev Edward Walsh of Kilcooley, Co Tipperary, Ireland, sister of the late Wm. Butler Walsh, M.D. Kew. (Interred privately Boroondara Cemetery.)7 

Grave

  • C/E C 1112A, Boroondara Cemetery, Kew, VIC, Australia8

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P2, unit 868; VPRS 7591/P2, unit 428.
  2. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1297-366 and 1889-602 Catherine Walsh of Cotham Road Kew Spinster.
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1889-602.
  4. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1889-602 George Frederick South of the Vicarage Rochester, Clerk in Holy Orders.
  5. [S34] PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), Sunbury Register of Patients Unit 2 p92.
  6. [S3] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Edwardian Index Victoria 1902-1913.
  7. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 13 May 1908, p1.
  8. [S46] Index of burials in the cemetery of Boroondara, Kew,.
Last Edited28 Dec 2015
 

NOTE

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