William Millar

M, #5561, b. 1886, d. 21 Sep 1927
Birth*1886 Antrim, Ireland, probably born in Antrim. Parents John MILLAR & Elizabeth CRYMBLE m 3 Feb 1863 at Inver, Ireland.1,2 
Marriage*Sep 1913 Spouse: Mary Forsythe. Larne, Antrim, Ireland, Sep Q [Larne] 1 829.3,4
 
Note*bt 1921 - 1927 Caretaker at Fassifern for the Denniston and Walker families. 
Death*21 Sep 1927 Private Hospital, Berwick, VIC, Australia, #D8689 (Age 41) [par John MILLAR & Elizabeth CHRYMBLE] Died of bronchopneumonia and respiratory failure - ill for 6 days.1
Death-Notice*22 Sep 1927MILLAR.—On the 21st September, at Berwick private hospital William, beloved husband of Mary, and loved father of Bessie, aged 41 years, after a short illness. Peacefully sleeping.
MILLAR.—The Friends of the late WILLIAM MILLAR are invited to follow his remains to the place of interment, Berwick Cemetery, at 3 pm, THIS DAY (Thursday, 22nd September), from the premises of J Grant, High street, Berwick.5 
Probate (Will)*1927 William Millar. Caretaker. Upper Beaconsfield. 225/832. His estate contained no real estate, and his personal estate was money lent to W J H Millar £85 and W J Millar £17.6 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
1901John MILLAR (Bootmaker - Widower), Skilganabana, Ballynure, Antrim, IrelandAge 15 - Scholar - Presbyterian7
1911John MILLAR (Shoemaker - Widower), Skilganabana, Ballynure, Antrim, IrelandAge 25 - Farmer - Presbyterian8
1919Upwey, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: caretaker. With Mary Millar.9
bt 1921 - 1927Fassifern, Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: caretaker. With Mary Millar.10,11,12,13,14,15

Grave

  • Plot 5-418-A, Berwick Cemetery, Berwick, VIC, Australia16

Family

Mary Forsythe b. 1893, d. 14 May 1948
Child 1.Elizabeth Crymble 'Bessie' Millar b. Mar 1914, d. 27 Apr 2007

Newspaper-Articles

  • 22 Sep 1927, BEACONSFIELD UPPER Mr W. Millar died on Wednesday morning after a brief illness from bronchial pneumonia. Mr. Millar was an old resident, and widely esteemed.
    He was actively interested in the school committee, a zealous worker for the church and superintendant of the local Sunday school, in addition to being interested in many things for the improvement of the district.17

Citations

  1. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  2. [S187] Familysearch "Elizabeth CRYMBLE [fa Joseph] & John MILLAR [fa William] m 3 Feb 1863 Inver, Antrim, Ireland."
  3. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985 "Death Certificate."
  4. [S187] Familysearch "Irish BDM."
  5. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 22 Sep 1927, p1.
  6. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P3, unit 1942; VPRS 7591/P2, unit 792.

  7. [S50] Miscellaneous Source, Irish census 1901.
  8. [S50] Miscellaneous Source, Irish census 1911: Residents of a house 4 in Skilganaban (Ballynure, Antrim)
    Millar John 67 Male Head of Family Presbyterian Co Antrim Shoemaker Read and write - Widower - 37 years married
    Millar William 25 Male Son Presbyterian Co Antrim Farmer Read and write Single.
  9. [S119] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1919.
  10. [S121] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1921.
  11. [S122] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1922.
  12. [S124] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1924.
  13. [S125] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1925.
  14. [S126] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1926.
  15. [S127] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1927.
  16. [S44] Index of burials in the cemetery of Berwick,
    5-418-A     Miller     William     M     41     22/09/1927     780.
  17. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 22 Sep 1927, p10.
Last Edited29 May 2016

Mary Forsythe

F, #5562, b. 1893, d. 14 May 1948
Probate (Will)* Mary A      Millar. Home Duties. Brighton. 14 May 1948. 400/849.1 
Married NameMillar. 
Birth*1893 Antrim, Ireland. 
Marriage*Sep 1913 Spouse: William Millar. Larne, Antrim, Ireland, Sep Q [Larne] 1 829.2,3
 
Widow21 Sep 1927Mary Forsythe became a widow upon the death of her husband William Millar.4
Death*14 May 1948 Brighton, VIC, Australia, #D6504 (Age 55) [par Arthur FORSYTHE & Agnes McQUISTRY].5 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
1901Arthur FORSYTHE (farmer), Calhame, Ballynure, Antrim, IrelandAge 9 - Scholar6
1911Arthur FORSYTHE (farmer), Calhame, Ballynure, Antrim, IrelandAge 19 - Farmer's daughter7
1919Upwey, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With William Millar.8
bt 1921 - 1927Fassifern, Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With William Millar.9,10,11,12,13,14
bt 1931 - 1934Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties.15,16

Family

William Millar b. 1886, d. 21 Sep 1927
Child 1.Elizabeth Crymble 'Bessie' Millar b. Mar 1914, d. 27 Apr 2007

Newspaper-Articles

  • 23 Jun 1948, AFTER fourteen clear days APPLICATION will be made to the Supreme Court that LETTERS of ADMINISTRATION of the ESTATE of MARY ANN MILLAR, late of 2 Normanby-street, Brighton, Widow, deceased, intestate, may be GRANTED to the PUBLIC TRUSTEE for Victoria, he having been authorised to make such application by Elizabeln Crymble Millar, usually known as Elizabeth Crymble Beckingham, a daughter and one of the next of kin of the said deceased.17

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P3, unit 4692.
  2. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985 "Death Certificate."
  3. [S187] Familysearch "Irish BDM."
  4. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  5. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online) "place of birth Ireland."
  6. [S50] Miscellaneous Source, Irish census 1901.
  7. [S50] Miscellaneous Source, Irish census 1911.
  8. [S119] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1919.
  9. [S121] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1921.
  10. [S122] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1922.
  11. [S124] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1924.
  12. [S125] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1925.
  13. [S126] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1926.
  14. [S127] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1927.
  15. [S131] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1931.
  16. [S134] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1934.
  17. [S16] Newspaper - The Age 23 Jun 1948, p9.
Last Edited29 May 2016

William August Schroeder

M, #5563, b. 1857, d. 30 Mar 1929
Birth*1857 Germany.1 
Marriage*1878 Spouse: Anna Louisa Gallus. VIC, Australia, #M1170.2
 
Land-UBeac*b 22 Dec 1881 GEM-D-12. Transfer from Robert Strode to William August Schroeder. 19a 3r 39p - Land File 2718/49.4. Originally selected by R. STRODE, transferred to W. A. SCHROEDER, who obtained crown grant on 22 Dec 1881.3,4 
Land-UBeac*25 Jun 1883 GEM-D-12. Transfer from William August Schroeder to Daniel Field McPherson. 19a 3r 39p.5,6 
Widower6 Apr 1927William August Schroeder became a widower upon the death of his wife Anna Louisa Schroeder.7 
Death*30 Mar 1929 Belgrave, VIC, Australia, #D324 (Age 72) [par August Franz SCHROEDER & Maria BRANDT].7 
Death-Notice*1 Apr 1929SCHROEDER.-On the 30th March, at Belgrave William A. Schroeder, of Aura, aged 72 years.
SCHROEDER. -The Friends of the late Mr. WILLIAM SCHROEDER are respectfully informed that his remains will be interred in the Burwood Cemetery.
The funeral is appointed to leave the private mortuary of A. W. Padbury and Co., 203 White Horse road, Box Hill, THIS DAY (Monday), at 9 a.m.8 

Newspaper-Articles

  • 4 Apr 1879, License 857/49 transferred from Robert STRODE to W. A. SCHROEDER9

Citations

  1. [S2] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Federation Index Victoria 1889-1901.
  2. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  3. [S81] Land Records, Parish Maps & Council Rate Books. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 5357/P0000/3785     
    2718/49. WILLIAM AUGUST SCHROEDER. ROBERT STRODE. PAKENHAM 12 D. 49. 19--3--39. 1877 - 1882.
  4. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1331-071 - William August Schroeder of Fitzroy.
  5. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1331-071 - William August Schroeder to Daniel Field McPherson of Fleet Street Fitzroy Carpenter and Joiner - C/T 1470-997.
  6. [S66] Berwick Shire Rates, 1870-1965 Schroeder in rate book 1879/80 to 1882/83, never paid his rates.
  7. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  8. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 1 Apr 1929, p1.
  9. [S194] Newspaper - Victoria Government Gazette "4 Apr 1879, p784."
Last Edited27 Jan 2016

Daniel Field McPherson

M, #5576, b. 5 Jul 1828, d. 3 Jan 1884
Father*Neil McPherson
Mother*Mary Field
Birth*5 Jul 1828 Middlesex, England, [par Neal (cabinet maker, Whitmore Road & Mary] baptised 3 Aug 1828, St Leonard, Shoreditch.1 
Marriage*1855 Spouse: Jane Hughes. VIC, Australia, #M771.2
 
Land-UBeac*b 1883Daniel Field McPherson selected land from the Crown. GEM-D-28. 19a 2r 14p - Selected by D. F. McPHERSON Crown Grant to J McPHERSON exec. of D F McPHERSON on 23 Jan 1888.3 
Land-UBeac*25 Jun 1883 GEM-D-12. Transfer from William August Schroeder to Daniel Field McPherson. 19a 3r 39p.4,5 
Illness*3 Jan 1884 D F McPHERSON suffered from English Cholera at the time of executing his will. He died on the same day.6 
Death*3 Jan 1884 Fitzroy South, VIC, Australia, #D1165 (Age 55) [par Neil McPHERSON & Mary FIELD].2 
Death-Notice*5 Jan 1884The Friends of the late Mr DANIEL FIELD M'PHERSON (Contractor) are most respectfully invited to follow his remains to their last resting place, the Melbourne General Cemetery.
The funeral procession is appointed to move from his late residence 14 Great Fleet street, Fitzroy, THIS DAY (Saturday), the 5th, at 4 o'clock, punctually.7 
Probate (Will)*1 Feb 1884 26/850 contractor. Owned GEM-D-12 valued £50 (no improvements except a dilapidated hut) & GEM-D-28 paid £5.16.0 rent and £7 improvements.6 
Land-Note*1 Feb 1884 GEM-D-12: Jane McPherson. Jane McPherson of Fitzroy Widow is registered as proprietor of the within described land as executrix to whom probate of the will of Daniel Field McPherson who died on the 3rd January 1884 was granted 1 February 1884.8 
Land-UBeac1 Feb 1884 GEM-D-28. Transfer from Daniel Field McPherson to Jane McPherson. 19a 2r 14p - Crown grant to J McPHERSON exec. of D F McPHERSON on 23 Jan 1888.9 
Land-UBeac*1 Feb 1884 GEM-D-12. Transfer from Daniel Field McPherson to Jane McPherson. 19a 3r 39p.10 

Grave

  • Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton, VIC, Australia11

Family

Jane Hughes b. 1834, d. 6 Aug 1903
Children 1.Jane McPherson b. 1861, d. 16 Nov 1954
 2.William McPherson b. 1863, d. 1918

Citations

  1. [S65] Ancestry - various indices, London Metropolitan Archives, Shoreditch St Leonard, Register of Baptism, DL/T/069, Item 037.
  2. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  3. [S81] Land Records, Parish Maps & Council Rate Books. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), Land File 2275/49.4.
  4. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1331-071 - William August Schroeder to Daniel Field McPherson of Fleet Street Fitzroy Carpenter and Joiner - C/T 1470-997.
  5. [S66] Berwick Shire Rates, 1870-1965 Schroeder in rate book 1879/80 to 1882/83, never paid his rates.
  6. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria).
  7. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 5 Jan 1884, p1.
  8. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1470-997 - Memo No 4245 - Jane McPherson of Fitzroy Widow is registered as proprietor of the within described land as executrix to whom probate of the will of Daniel Field McPherson who died on the 3rd January 1884 was granted 1 February 1884.
  9. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2002-378 - Jane McPherson of Fitzroy Widow as Executrix under the will of Daniel Field McPherson late of Fitzroy Contractor deceased.
  10. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1470-997 - Jane McPherson of Fitzroy Widow is registered as proprietor of the within described land as executrix to whom Probate of the will of Daniel Field McPherson who died on the 3 January 1884.
  11. [S45] Index of monumental inscriptions in the Melbourne General Cemetery,.
Last Edited20 Mar 2018

Jane Hughes

F, #5577, b. 1834, d. 6 Aug 1903
Probate (Will)* Jane McPherson. Widow. Fitzroy. 6 Aug 1903. 87/903 (files not online.)1 
Married NameMcPherson.2 
Birth*18342 
Marriage*1855 Spouse: Daniel Field McPherson. VIC, Australia, #M771.2
 
Widow3 Jan 1884Jane Hughes became a widow upon the death of her husband Daniel Field McPherson.2 
Land-UBeac1 Feb 1884 GEM-D-28. Transfer from Daniel Field McPherson to Jane McPherson. 19a 2r 14p - Crown grant to J McPHERSON exec. of D F McPHERSON on 23 Jan 1888.3 
Land-Note*1 Feb 1884 GEM-D-12: Daniel Field McPherson. Jane McPherson of Fitzroy Widow is registered as proprietor of the within described land as executrix to whom probate of the will of Daniel Field McPherson who died on the 3rd January 1884 was granted 1 February 1884.4 
Land-UBeac*1 Feb 1884 GEM-D-12. Transfer from Daniel Field McPherson to Jane McPherson. 19a 3r 39p.5 
Land-UBeac*19 Apr 1890 GEM-D-12. Transfer from Jane McPherson to Frank George Turner Nicholas. 19a 3r 39p.6 
Land-UBeac19 Apr 1890 GEM-D-28. Transfer from Jane McPherson to Frank George Turner Nicholas. 19a 2r 14p.7 
Death*6 Aug 1903 47 Gore Street, Fitzroy, VIC, Australia, #D9608 (age 69) [par George HUGHES & Ann KNIGHTON].8 
Death-Notice*7 Aug 1903MCPHERSON.--On the 6th August, at her late residence, 47 Gore-street, Fitzroy, Jane, relict of the late Daniel Field McPherson, aged 69 years.
THE Friends of the late Mrs. JANE MCPHERSON are respectfully invited to follow her remains to the place of interment, the Melbourne General Cemetery.
The funeral is appointed to move from her residence, 47 Gore-street, Fitzroy, THIS DAY (Friday, 7th), at half-past 2 o'clock punctually.
WILLIAM GEORGE APPS, Undertaker, Fitzroy and Moor streets, Fitzroy. Telephone 1045.9 

Grave

  • Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton, VIC, Australia10

Family

Daniel Field McPherson b. 5 Jul 1828, d. 3 Jan 1884
Children 1.Jane McPherson b. 1861, d. 16 Nov 1954
 2.William McPherson b. 1863, d. 1918

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P0, unit 1129; VPRS 28/P2, unit 655.
  2. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2002-378 - Jane McPherson of Fitzroy Widow as Executrix under the will of Daniel Field McPherson late of Fitzroy Contractor deceased.
  4. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1470-997 - Memo No 4245 - Jane McPherson of Fitzroy Widow is registered as proprietor of the within described land as executrix to whom probate of the will of Daniel Field McPherson who died on the 3rd January 1884 was granted 1 February 1884.
  5. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1470-997 - Jane McPherson of Fitzroy Widow is registered as proprietor of the within described land as executrix to whom Probate of the will of Daniel Field McPherson who died on the 3 January 1884.
  6. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1470-997 - Jane McPherson to Frank George Turner Nicholas of Number 80 Swanston Street Melbourne Accountant - C/T 2255-907.
  7. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2002-378 - Jane McPherson to Frank George Turner Nicholas of Number 80 Swanston Street Melbourne Accountant - C/T 2255-907.
  8. [S3] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Edwardian Index Victoria 1902-1913.
  9. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 7 Aug 1903, p1.
  10. [S45] Index of monumental inscriptions in the Melbourne General Cemetery,.
Last Edited10 Sep 2016
 

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