Agnes Mary Billington

F, #4448, b. 13 Jul 1923, d. 28 Apr 2009
Married NameHorrigan. 
Probate (Will)* 1320788. HORRIGAN AGNES MARY, Dandenong North, HOME DUTIES.1
 
Birth*13 Jul 1923 South Gippsland, VIC, Australia. [par Edwin BILLINGTON & Annie Edith LEE]2 
Marriage*1945 Spouse: Ernest Harry Horrigan. VIC, Australia, Age at marriage 22 years.2
 
Widow2 Oct 1976Agnes Mary Billington became a widow upon the death of her husband Ernest Harry Horrigan.3 
Death*28 Apr 2009 Dandenong Hospital, Dandenong, VIC, Australia, #D30000/2009. Died of acute pulmonary edema, had congestive heart failure and dementia.2 
Death-Notice*30 Apr 2009HORRIGAN. - Agnes Mary. Much loved mother of Frances. Mother-in-law of Barry. Grandma of Stephen and Karen. Much loved Great Grandma of Victoria, Elizabeth, Ella and Ruby. It's not what we write, It's not what we say; It's how we remember you, In our own special way.
HORRIGAN. - Family and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service for Mrs Agnes Mary Horrigan to be held in the Wilson Chapel, Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Princes Hwy, Springvale, on FRIDAY (May 1, 2009) commencing at 2.15 p. m. Following the Service the Burial will take place within the Cemetery Grounds.4 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
1949244 Beach Road, Hampton, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With Ernest Harry Horrigan.5
1954Emerald Road, Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With Mabel Horrigan and Ernest Harry Horrigan.6

Grave

  • Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Springvale, VIC, Australia, W STEWART LAWN, LAWN/LAWN BEAM, ROW Q GRAVE 557

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P40 unit 274, item 1320788.
  2. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS28/P0040/274 1320788 Death Certificate.
  3. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  4. [S13] Newspaper - Herald Sun "30 Apr 2009 - viewed online."
  5. [S149] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1949.
  6. [S154] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1954 "Mabel's address only Upper Beaconsfield without Road."
  7. [S47] Index of burials in the cemetery of Springvale Botanical Cemetery,.
Last Edited17 Jun 2017

Ronald Joseph Thekla Chambers

M, #4455, b. 11 Sep 1915, d. May 1985
Place in Upper Beac* R J Chambers Reserve. On motion of Cr. J. Russell, and Cr. G. Hosking at the Council Meeting held on 23 May 1977, Council resolved:— "That the land known as Shelton’s at Pakenham Upper be named “The R. J. Chambers Flora and Fauna Reserve” also in recognition of the Shire Engineer’s forty-four (44) years outstanding service to this Shire." 
Note*1911 Parents marriage: Michael James CHAMBERS & Labeba GHOURY/CHOURY (born Syria.)1 
Birth*11 Sep 1915 Williamstown, VIC, Australia, #B24105 [par Michael James CHAMBERS & May KOURY].2 
Military*14 May 1940Enlisted for military service: Caulfield, VIC, Australia, Australian Army VX14019 - Discharge 31 Aug 1945 - Lance Sergeant 2/8 FLD COY ENGR - WW2 Honours and Gallantry Military Medal - Prisoner of War Yes.3 
Marriage*4 Mar 1948 Spouse: Gertraud Adeline Ottilie Krahnke. St John's Church of England, Toorak, VIC, Australia, #M3545.4
 
Note Mr Chambers commenced with the Shire on 1 October, 1933, as an 'apprentice' to the then Shire Engineer, the late Mr. H L. (Les) Keys. He saw war service from 1939 to 1944, including service in Egypt, Crete and Greece. During his war service, he was awarded the Military Medal.
He was captured by the Germans, and was a prisoner of war for a long period, before release at the end of the war, when after rehabilitation he rejoined the Shire.
On Mr. Keys' retirement he was appointed as Shire Engineer in 1948, although he still had one examination to complete for award of his Municipal Engineer's Certificate, and that was completed in 1948.
After Resignation from the Shire, Ron joined the Town Planning Appeals Tribunal as a Member of the Tribunal where he served for many years.5 
Note23 May 1977 On motion of Cr. J. Russell, and Cr. G. Hosking at the Council Meeting held on 23 May, 1977, Council resolved:-. "THAT THE LAND KNOWN AS SHELTON'S AT PAKENHAM UPPER BE NAMED "THE R. J. CHAMBERS FLORA AND FAUNA RESERVE" ALSO IN RECOGNITION OF THE SHIRE ENGINEER'S FORTY-FOUR (44) YEARS OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO THIS SHIRE".5 
Death*May 1985 Frankston, VIC, Australia, #D10620 (age 69) [par Michael James CHAMBERS & May KOURY].6,7 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
bt 1949 - 1954Pakenham East, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: shire engineer. With Gertraud Adeline Ottilie Chambers.8,9
bt 1963 - 1968Ahern Road, Pakenham East, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: shire engineer. With Gertraud Adeline Ottilie Chambers.10,11,12
1972Ahern Road, Pakenham East, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: shire engineer. With Gertraud Adeline Ottilie Chambers.13
1977Pakenham Upper, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: shire engineer. With Gertraud Adeline Ottilie Chambers.14
1980Bourkes Creek Road, Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: town planner. With Gertraud Adeline Ottilie Chambers.15

Grave

  • Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Springvale, VIC, Australia16

Newspaper-Articles

  • 17 Mar 1948, On MARCH 4th at St. John’s Church of England, Toorak, Mr. Ron. J. Chambers, Berwick shire engineer, was married to Miss Gertrude Krahnke. The bride is the only daughter of Mrs. W. Krahnke, and the late Mr. W. Krahnke, of Laucorforde, Germany.17

Citations

  1. [S3] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Edwardian Index Victoria 1902-1913.
  2. [S4] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Great War Index Victoria 1914-1920 "[reg Newport]."
  3. [S30] Nominal Roll, Australian War Memorial - WWII, http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/, Name      CHAMBERS, RONALD JOSEPH
    Service      Australian Army
    Service Number      VX14019
    Date of Birth      11 Sep 1915
    Place of Birth      WILLIAMSTOWN, VIC
    Date of Enlistment      14 May 1940
    Locality on Enlistment      PAKENHAM EAST, VIC
    Place of Enlistment      CAULFIELD, VIC
    Next of Kin      CHAMBERS, JOYCE
    Date of Discharge      31 Aug 1945
    Rank      Lance Sergeant
    Posting at Discharge      2/8 FLD COY ENGR
    WW2 Honours and Gallantry      Military Medal
    Prisoner of War      Yes.
  4. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  5. [S61] Upper Beaconsfield History Archive ,"from "Don" Cardinia Shire, undated."
  6. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  7. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online) "#D10620 birthplace Newport."
  8. [S149] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1949.
  9. [S154] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1954.
  10. [S163] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1963.
  11. [S167] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1967.
  12. [S168] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1968.
  13. [S172] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1972 "with Ronald Brent CHAMBERS tech off. 56 Ahern Road."
  14. [S177] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1977 "with Ronald Brent CHAMBERS tech off."
  15. [S180] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1980.
  16. [S47] Index of burials in the cemetery of Springvale Botanical Cemetery,.
  17. [S218] Newspaper - The Dandenong Journal (1927-1954) "The Dandenong Journal (Vic. : 1927 - 1954), Wed 17 Mar 1948, p1
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article214580378."
Last Edited4 Feb 2019

John Blackpool Eastham

M, #4459, b. c 1922, d. 31 May 2010
Birth*c 1922 
Marriage*Jun 1944 Spouse: Sheila Ann Fearnley. Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England, Jun Q [Huddersfield] 9a 887.1
 
(Migrant) Migration/TravelSep 1951 Sailing with Sheila Ann Eastham to Sydney, NSW, Australia. Ship Ranchi
Age 29 - carpenter.2 
Land-UBeac*16 Oct 1952 GEM-D-13B. Transfer from Ernest Henry Horrigan to John Blackpool Eastham. 5a PP £1400.3 
Death*31 May 2010 Canberra, ACT, Australia.4 
Death-Notice*2 Jun 2010EASTHAM John Death notice died 31MAY2010 (Age 87.)4 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
1954Old Emerald Road, Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: carpenter. With Sheila Ann Eastham.5
1958Lot 9 Heatherton Road, Dandenong North, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: builder. With Sheila Ann Eastham.6
bt 1963 - 1968246 Goyder Street, Narrabundah, ACT, AustraliaOccupation: builder. With Sheila Ann Eastham.7,8
197225 Damala Street, Waramanga, ACT, AustraliaOccupation: builder. With Sheila Ann Eastham.9
bt 1977 - 198023 Damala Street, Waramanga, ACT, AustraliaOccupation: director. With Sheila Ann Eastham.10,11

Citations

  1. [S9] Free BMD. Index. Online @ https://www.freebmd.org.uk/.
  2. [S65] Ancestry - various indices, Ancestry.com. UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
  3. [S66] Berwick Shire Rates, 1870-1965 Info from rate book.
  4. [S14] Newspaper - Canberra Times, 2 Jun 2010.
  5. [S101] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1903 - 1980.
  6. [S158] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1958.
  7. [S163] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1963.
  8. [S168] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1968.
  9. [S172] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1972.
  10. [S177] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1977.
  11. [S180] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1980.
Last Edited21 Apr 2017

Harold John Piddock-Denne

M, #4468, b. Jun 1891, d. 7 Apr 1966
Birth*Jun 1891 Tunbridge, Kent, England, Jun Q [Tunbridge] 2a 708 (as Harold J P DENNE.)1 
Marriage*7 Aug 1911 Spouse: Dora Tutchener. Tonbridge, Kent, England, Sep Q [Tonbridge] 2a 1827 (as Harold J P DENNE.)1
 
Death*7 Apr 1966 Melbourne, VIC, Australia, #D6790 (Age 75) [par George PIDDOCK-DENNE & Roseanna ALEXANDER].2 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
2 Apr 1911Alfred John RUSSELL, 25 Belgrave Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, EnglandAge 20 - Motor Driver3
1954Telegraph Road, Beaconsfield, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: mechanical engineer. With Dora Tutchener.4

Grave

  • Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Springvale, VIC, Australia5

Citations

  1. [S9] Free BMD. Index. Online @ https://www.freebmd.org.uk/.
  2. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  3. [S65] Ancestry - various indices, 1911 census: Class: RG14; Piece: 4055.
  4. [S154] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1954.
  5. [S47] Index of burials in the cemetery of Springvale Botanical Cemetery,.
Last Edited24 Jul 2016

Dora Tutchener

F, #4469, b. Dec 1889, d. 29 May 1975
Married NamePiddock-Denne. 
Birth*Dec 1889 Tunbridge, Kent, England, Dec Q [Tunbridge] 2a 674.1 
Marriage*7 Aug 1911 Spouse: Harold John Piddock-Denne. Tonbridge, Kent, England, Sep Q [Tonbridge] 2a 1827 (as Harold J P DENNE.)1
 
Land-UBeac*5 Apr 1946 PAK-72 l/p 4600 (Lot 2), 15 Quamby Road. Transfer from Archibald Frederick Southgate to Dora Piddock-Denne. 2a 1r 1 6/10p.2 
Widow7 Apr 1966She became a widow upon the death of her husband Harold John Piddock-Denne.3 
Death*29 May 1975 Berwick, VIC, Australia, #D12269 (age 88) [par Steve TUTSCHNER & Unknown].3 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
2 Apr 1911Alice TUTCHENER, 2a Castle Street, Southborough, Kent, EnglandAge 214
1954Telegraph Road, Beaconsfield, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With Harold John Piddock-Denne.5

Grave

  • Springvale Botanical Cemetery, Springvale, VIC, Australia6

Newspaper-Articles

  • 11 Jul 1975, Law Notice. Dora Piddock-Denne, late of Woods Street, Beaconsfield7

Citations

  1. [S9] Free BMD. Index. Online @ https://www.freebmd.org.uk/.
  2. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 3117-288 - Dora Piddock-Denne of Labassa Mansions Manor Grove Caulfield Married Woman.
  3. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  4. [S65] Ancestry - various indices, 1911 census: Class: RG14; Piece: 4072; Schedule Number: 187.
  5. [S154] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1954.
  6. [S47] Index of burials in the cemetery of Springvale Botanical Cemetery,.
  7. [S16] Newspaper - The Age 11 Jul 1975, p18.
Last Edited8 Aug 2017
 

NOTE

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