Ebenezer W Thomas 'Thomas' Horner

M, #3454, b. 7 Sep 1887, d. 21 May 1948
Father*James William Henry Horner b. 29 Apr 1855, d. 8 May 1935
Mother*Mary Ann Margarette Goodyear b. 1855, d. 29 May 1925
Birth*7 Sep 1887 Auburn, NSW, Australia, #B19533 [Granville].1,2 
Marriage*1917 Spouse: Ruby Elizabeth Gorringe. VIC, Australia, #M8522.3
 
Death*21 May 1948 Coburg, VIC, Australia, #D5630 (Age 61.)4 
Death-Notice*22 May 1948HORNER. - On May 21. Ebenezer Thomas, dearly loved husband of Ruby Elizabeth, and loving father of Ronald, Arthur, and Pearl (Mrs. Fox). -Peacefully sleeping.
HORNER. - The Funeral or the late EBENEZER THOMAS HORNER will leave his residence, 30 Roosevelt street, Coburg, on MONDAY, at 11 a.m., for the Coburg cemetery.
R. B. PENN. Coburg. FL1475.5 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
bt 1936 - 1937Alford Street, Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: labourer. With Ruby Elizabeth Horner.6
194230 Roosevelt Street, Coburg, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: labourer. With Ruby Elizabeth Horner.7

Grave

  • Comp H Grave 128 (CofE), Coburg Cemetery, Coburg, VIC, Australia8

Family

Ruby Elizabeth Gorringe b. Dec 1894, d. 20 Apr 1951
Children 1.Ronald Arthur Horner b. 1918, d. 23 Nov 1994
 2.Pearl Horner b. 4 Dec 1923

Citations

  1. [S7] Registry of NSW Births Deaths and Marriages.
  2. [S50] Miscellaneous Source, http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/h/o/r/… gives birth date as 7 Sep 1888.
  3. [S4] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Great War Index Victoria 1914-1920.
  4. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  5. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 22 May 1948, p2+9.
  6. [S101] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1903 - 1980.
  7. [S142] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1942.
  8. [S39] Index of burials in the cemetery of Fawkner Memorial Park, online @ http://www.gmct.com.au/deceased-search/.
Last Edited11 May 2020

Ruby Elizabeth Gorringe

F, #3462, b. Dec 1894, d. 20 Apr 1951
Father*John James Gorringe
Mother*Emma Elizabeth Goodyear b. 1865, d. Mar 1942
Married NameHorner.1 
Birth*Dec 1894 Cuckfield, Sussex, England, Dec Q [Cuckfield] 2b 156.2 
(Migrant) Migration/TravelSep 1915 To Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Ship Benalla
Age 20.3 
Marriage*1917 Spouse: Ebenezer W Thomas 'Thomas' Horner. VIC, Australia, #M8522.1
 
Widow21 May 1948Ruby Elizabeth Gorringe became a widow upon the death of her husband Ebenezer W Thomas 'Thomas' Horner.4 
Death*20 Apr 1951 Coburg, VIC, Australia, #D6849 (age 56.)4 
Death-Notice*5 May 1951HORNER.—On April 20, Ruby Elizabeth, dearly loved sister-in-law of Fred and Ruth, also on May 2, James William John, loved brother of Fred, brother-in-law of Ruth. Rest after suffering.5 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
bt 1936 - 1937Alford Street, Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With Ebenezer W Thomas 'Thomas' Horner.6
194230 Roosevelt Street, Coburg, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With Ebenezer W Thomas 'Thomas' Horner.7

Grave

  • Comp H Grave 128 (CofE), Coburg Cemetery, Coburg, VIC, Australia8

Family

Ebenezer W Thomas 'Thomas' Horner b. 7 Sep 1887, d. 21 May 1948
Children 1.Ronald Arthur Horner b. 1918, d. 23 Nov 1994
 2.Pearl Horner b. 4 Dec 1923

Newspaper-Articles

  • 9 May 1951, DEATH OF FORMER UPPER BEACONSFIELD RESIDENT
    WE REGRET the passing of Mrs. Ruby Horner, dearly beloved wife of the late Thomas Horner, at her daughter’s residence, 30 Roosevelt St., North Coburg. A resident of Upper Beaconsfield for many years, she was always a willing worker for all charitable organisations and will be sadly missed. She is survived by a son and daughter, Ronald and Pearl, to both of whom, we extend our deepest sympathy.9

Citations

  1. [S4] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Great War Index Victoria 1914-1920.
  2. [S9] Free BMD. Index. Online @ https://www.freebmd.org.uk/.
  3. [S36] Inward & outward passenger lists to and from Victoria. Series: VPRS 14; 7666; 7667; 7786); PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), B907 004.
  4. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  5. [S16] Newspaper - The Age The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), Sat 5 May 1951, p2
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article209820972
  6. [S101] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1903 - 1980.
  7. [S142] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1942.
  8. [S39] Index of burials in the cemetery of Fawkner Memorial Park, online @ http://www.gmct.com.au/deceased-search/.
  9. [S218] Newspaper - The Dandenong Journal (1927-1954) "The Dandenong Journal (Vic. : 1927 - 1954), Wed 9 May 1951, p9
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article222352241."
Last Edited11 May 2020

Ronald Arthur Horner

M, #3463, b. 1918, d. 23 Nov 1994
Father*Ebenezer W Thomas 'Thomas' Horner b. 7 Sep 1887, d. 21 May 1948
Mother*Ruby Elizabeth Gorringe b. Dec 1894, d. 20 Apr 1951
Birth*1918 Mordialloc, VIC, Australia, #B29615.1 
Military*2 Jul 1941Enlisted for military service: Royal Park, VIC, Australia, Australian Army Service Number VX58888 - Date of Birth 23 Jun 1920 Place of Birth CHELSEA, VIC - Next of Kin HORNER, EUNICE - Date of Discharge 2 Nov 1945 - Rank Lance Bombardier - Posting at Discharge 2/8 AUST LT A/A BTY R A A.2 
Marriage*1944 Spouse: Eunice Boothroyd. VIC, Australia, #M6302.3,4
 
Death*23 Nov 1994 VIC, Australia.3 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
1949Manangatan, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: teacher. With Eunice Boothroyd.5

Grave

  • Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Springvale, VIC, Australia, GARDEN OF NO DISTANT PLACE, GNDP - DATE 24 June3

Newspaper-Articles

  • 22 Apr 1942, The Engagement Is Announced Of..
    GRACE JEAN, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. F. Black, Beaconsfield Upper, to Gunner Ronald Horner, A.I.F., only son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Horner, Roosevelt street, North Coburg.6
  • 12 May 1945, HORNER (Boothroyd).— On April 29, at Vaucluse, Coburg, to Eunice and Ron — a daughter (Julie).7

Citations

  1. [S4] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Great War Index Victoria 1914-1920.
  2. [S30] Nominal Roll, Australian War Memorial - WWII, http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/, Name      HORNER, RONALD ARTHUR
    Service      Australian Army
    Service Number      VX58888
    Date of Birth      23 Jun 1920
    Place of Birth      CHELSEA, VIC
    Date of Enlistment      2 Jul 1941
    Locality on Enlistment      HUGHESDALE, VIC
    Place of Enlistment      ROYAL PARK, VIC
    Next of Kin      HORNER, EUNICE
    Date of Discharge      2 Nov 1945
    Rank      Lance Bombardier
    Posting at Discharge      2/8 AUST LT A/A BTY R A A
    WW2 Honours and Gallantry      None for display
    Prisoner of War      No.
  3. [S47] Index of burials in the cemetery of Springvale Botanical Cemetery,.
  4. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  5. [S149] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1949.
  6. [S218] Newspaper - The Dandenong Journal (1927-1954) "The Dandenong Journal (Vic. : 1927 - 1954), Wed 22 Apr 1942, p2
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article215708433."
  7. [S14] Newspaper - The Herald (Melbourne, Vic. : 1861 - 1954), Sat 12 May 1945, p4
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article249164903
Last Edited11 May 2020

Pearl Horner

F, #3470, b. 4 Dec 1923
Father*Ebenezer W Thomas 'Thomas' Horner b. 7 Sep 1887, d. 21 May 1948
Mother*Ruby Elizabeth Gorringe b. Dec 1894, d. 20 Apr 1951
Married NameFox. 
Birth*4 Dec 1923 VIC, Australia.1 
Marriage*8 Feb 1943 Spouse: Victor James Fox. Holy Trinity Church, Coburg, VIC, Australia, #M2420/1943.2
 
Marriage*1953 Spouse: Harold Desmond Horner. VIC, Australia, #M10069/1953.2
 
Death-Notice*22 Feb 2016HORNER. The Funeral Service to Celebrate the Life of Mrs Pearl Horner will be held in the Cirrus Chapel, Bunurong Memorial Park, Frankston Dandenong Rd, Dandenong South on THURSDAY (Feb. 25, 2016) at 2.00 p.m. Pearl will be laid to rest at St Arnaud Cemetery later. Syd Peek & Daughter All suburbs 9859-6513.3 

Citations

  1. [S25] School Records - Beaconsfield North 2560: school from 29 Oct 1934 - Thomas Horner, UB Grocer, previously at Chelsea, left for "home" 21 Dec 1937.
  2. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  3. [S13] Newspaper - Herald Sun "22 Feb 2016 - viewed online Nov 2018."
Last Edited10 May 2020
 

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