Percy Simmons

M, #17312, b. 1892, d. 26 Apr 1895
Father*Alfred James Simmons b. 26 Apr 1863, d. 15 Oct 1928
Mother*Jessie Thornton b. 1869, d. 1895
Birth*1892 Richmond, VIC, Australia, #B26678.1 
Death*26 Apr 1895 Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, Australia, #D4315 (Age 3) [par Alfred James SIMMONS & Jessie THORNTON].2 
Death-Notice*27 Apr 1895SIMMONS.-On the 26th April, at the residence of Mrs. Shorthouse, Beaconsfield, Percy, the dearly beloved son of Alfred and Jessie Simmons, of Gembrook, aged 2 years and 11 months.3 

Citations

  1. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  2. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online) "Place of death Beaconsfield N."
  3. [S16] Newspaper - The Age The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), Sat 27 Apr 1895, p3.
Last Edited9 Jun 2017

Jessie Thornton

F, #17313, b. 1869, d. 1895
Father*Arthur Thornton b. 1827, d. 6 Mar 1902
Mother*Mary Hoskins b. 1828, d. 19 Aug 1906
Married NameSimmons. 
Birth*1869 Richmond, VIC, Australia, #B24483.1 
Marriage*1889 Spouse: Alfred James Simmons. VIC, Australia, #M2589.1
 
Death*1895 Gembrook, VIC, Australia, #D13447 (Age 26) [par Arthur THORNTON & Mary].1 

Family

Alfred James Simmons b. 26 Apr 1863, d. 15 Oct 1928
Child 1.Percy Simmons b. 1892, d. 26 Apr 1895

Citations

  1. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
Last Edited9 Jun 2017

Susie Kelly

F, #17314
Married NameSimmons. 
Marriage*1899 Spouse: Alfred James Simmons. VIC, Australia, #M5528.1
 

Citations

  1. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
Last Edited15 Dec 2018

Arthur Thornton

M, #17315, b. 1827, d. 6 Mar 1902
Birth*1827 Ireland. 
Marriage*1 Aug 1848 Spouse: Mary Hoskins. Ireland.1
 
Death*6 Mar 1902 Richmond, VIC, Australia, #D3314 (Age 75) [par unknown].1,2 
Death-Notice*7 Mar 1902THORNTON.— On the 6th March, at his late residence, 40 Gwynne-street, Richmond, Arthur, the beloved husband of Mary Thornton; a colonist of 48 years, aged 76 years. No flowers.
He giveth His beloved sleep.
THORNTON.— On the 6th March, at his residence, the corner of Gwynne and Cross streets, Richmond, Arthur, the beloved husband of Mary Thornton, aged 76 years. No flowers, by request.3 

Family

Mary Hoskins b. 1828, d. 19 Aug 1906
Children 1.Emma Thornton+ b. 1853, d. 2 Jul 1918
 2.Charlotte Thornton+ b. 1866, d. 23 Aug 1913
 3.Jessie Thornton+ b. 1869, d. 1895

Citations

  1. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, Sandy's_2015-05-17.
  2. [S3] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Edwardian Index Victoria 1902-1913.
  3. [S16] Newspaper - The Age The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), Fri 7 Mar 1902, p1.
Last Edited9 Jun 2017

Mary Hoskins

F, #17316, b. 1828, d. 19 Aug 1906
Married NameThornton. 
Birth*1828 
Marriage*1 Aug 1848 Spouse: Arthur Thornton. Ireland.1
 
Widow6 Mar 1902Mary Hoskins became a widow upon the death of her husband Arthur Thornton.1,2 
Death*19 Aug 1906 Richmond, VIC, Australia, #D10799 (Age 77) [par Pierce HOSKINS & Mary].2 
Death-Notice*20 Aug 1906THORNTON.— On the 19th August, at her residence, 46 Gwynne-street, Richmond, Mary, beloved wife of the late Arthur Thornton, and mother of William, N.S.W., Mrs. Shorthouse, Beaconsfield; Arthur, Richmond, and Mrs. R. Simmons, in her 78th year. At rest.3 

Family

Arthur Thornton b. 1827, d. 6 Mar 1902
Children 1.Emma Thornton+ b. 1853, d. 2 Jul 1918
 2.Charlotte Thornton+ b. 1866, d. 23 Aug 1913
 3.Jessie Thornton+ b. 1869, d. 1895

Newspaper-Articles

  • 12 Sep 1895, Situations vacant. GIRL, 15, useful house work, for Upper Beaconsfield. Mrs. Thornton, 46 Gwynne-st., S. Richmond.4

Citations

  1. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, Sandy's_2015-05-17.
  2. [S3] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Edwardian Index Victoria 1902-1913.
  3. [S16] Newspaper - The Age The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), Mon 20 Aug 1906, p1.
  4. [S16] Newspaper - The Age The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), Thu 12 Sep 1895, p8.
Last Edited19 Jun 2017

William Robert Looker

M, #17338, b. 14 Sep 1823, d. 7 Jun 1900
Birth*14 Sep 1823 Kensington, London, England.1 
Marriage*19 Feb 1848 Spouse: Margaret Anne Read. St John's Parish Church, New Town, TAS, Australia, C of E ceremony; Witnesses - Mary Looker, William Looker, CE Davies, Josiah Spode.1
 
(Migrant) Migration/Travel9 Mar 1865 Sailing with Margaret Anne Looker Henry John Looker to Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Ship Vessel "Wellesley"; accompanied by family and two servants.1
 
(Transfer to) Land-UBeac2 Jun 1883 PAK-94. Transfer from Margaret Officer to Frank Suetonius Officer William Robert Looker. 314a 1r 13p.2 
(Transfer from) Land-UBeac18 Dec 1889 PAK-94. Transfer from Frank Suetonius Officer William Robert Looker to William Brisbane. 314a 1r 13p (per 14.1.1891 changed to 313a ?r 3p.)3 
Death*7 Jun 1900 Cheltenham, VIC, Australia, #D5045 (Age 77) [par William LOOKER & Mary].4 
Death-Notice*8 Jun 1900LOOKER.—On the 7th June, at his residence, Mentone, William Robert Looker, aged 77 years.5 

Family

Margaret Anne Read b. b Jan 1827, d. 17 Nov 1911
Child 1.Henry John Looker b. 1858, d. 1934

Citations

  1. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, cherdy1.
  2. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1394-783 - William Robert Looker of Number 56 Little Collins Street West Melbourne Station Agent and Frank Suetonius Officer of Denby Road Armadale, Clerk in the Union Bank of Australia - proprietors - C/T 1466-018.
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1394-783 - William Brisbane of Collins Street Melbourne Timber Merchant.
  4. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  5. [S16] Newspaper - The Age The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), Fri 8 Jun 1900, p1.
Last Edited12 Jun 2017

Margaret Anne Read

F, #17339, b. b Jan 1827, d. 17 Nov 1911
Father*George Frederick Read
Mother*Margaret Terry
Married NameLooker. 
Birth*b Jan 1827 New Town, TAS, Australia.1 
Marriage*19 Feb 1848 Spouse: William Robert Looker. St John's Parish Church, New Town, TAS, Australia, C of E ceremony; Witnesses - Mary Looker, William Looker, CE Davies, Josiah Spode.1
 
(Migrant) Migration/Travel9 Mar 1865 Sailing with William Robert Looker Henry John Looker to Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Ship Vessel "Wellesley"; accompanied by family and two servants.1
 
Widow7 Jun 1900Margaret Anne Read became a widow upon the death of her husband William Robert Looker.2 
Death*17 Nov 1911 Mentone, VIC, Australia.1 
Death-Notice*18 Nov 1911LOOKER.—On the 17th November, at her late residence, Beach-road, Mentone, Margaret Anne, widow of the late W. R. Looker, aged 84 years.3 

Family

William Robert Looker b. 14 Sep 1823, d. 7 Jun 1900
Child 1.Henry John Looker b. 1858, d. 1934

Citations

  1. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, cherdy1.
  2. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  3. [S11] Newspaper - Argus The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), Sat 18 Nov 1911, p13.
Last Edited12 Jun 2017

George Frederick Read

M, #17340
Marriage*24 Nov 1824 Spouse: Margaret Terry. Hobart, TAS, Australia.1
 

Family

Margaret Terry
Children 1.Margaret Anne Read+ b. b Jan 1827, d. 17 Nov 1911
 2.Martha Read+ b. 1832, d. 18 Nov 1917

Citations

  1. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, cherdy1.
Last Edited12 Jun 2017
 

NOTE

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