William Henry Ponton

M, #8311
Land-UBeac*28 Jun 1877William Henry Ponton selected land from the Crown. PAK-135. 19a 1r 38p - Land File 756/49 (1880 map). Selected by W. H. PONTON. Crown Grant to J. G. M. DUNSTONE on 27 Sep 1888 (Land File 1500/49.4.)1 
Land-Note*28 Jun 1877 80 Dover Street Richmond - Tea Sorter. 

Newspaper-Articles

  • 18 Apr 1879, Hearings against Forfeiture of Licenses on 2 May 18792
  • 4 Jul 1879, License 756/49 cancelled because of non-compliance of conditions. Land open for selection, under Part III3

Citations

  1. [S81] Land Records, Parish Maps & Council Rate Books. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 5357/P0000/3766
    1500/49.4. JEANIE GRAY MELVILLE DUNSTONE. WILLIAM HENRY PONTON. ALFRED PENDERGAST. CAROLINE MERCY ALICE MOON. PAKENHAM. 135. 19--1--38. 1877 - 1888.
  2. [S194] Newspaper - Victorian Government Gazette "18 Apr 1879, p861."
  3. [S194] Newspaper - Victorian Government Gazette "4 Jul 1879, p1708."
Last Edited16 Dec 2018

W. R. Hume Proprietary Limited

?, #8312
Related* Walter Reginald Hume Walter Reginald Hume's company. 
Land-UBeac*21 Jul 1928 PAK-231.232.233.238 GEM-C-5.6.7.8. Transfer from Edith Nellie Page to W. R. Hume Proprietary Limited. 424a.1 
Land-UBeac*18 Oct 1928 PAK-230. Transfer from Abraham Murdoch Gillies to W. R. Hume Proprietary Limited. 19a 3r 32p.2 
Land-UBeac*19 Dec 1928 GEM-C-3.9.10. Transfer from Carrie Elms Mary Hester Elms to W. R. Hume Proprietary Limited. 52a 2r 14p.3 
Land-UBeac*7 Jul 1930W. R. Hume Proprietary Limited selected land from the Crown. PAK-233A. 8a 3r 2p - No Land File. Selected by W. R. HUME Pty Ltd on 7 Jul 1930. (today 330 Berglund Road 3.53ha.) 
Land-UBeac*26 May 1948 PAK-230. Transfer from W. R. Hume Proprietary Limited to John Bland Wilson Reginald Arthur Wilson. 19a 3r 32p.4 
Land-UBeac26 May 1948 PAK-231.232.233.238 GEM-C-5.6.7.8. Transfer from W. R. Hume Proprietary Limited to John Bland Wilson Reginald Arthur Wilson. 424a 2r 11p.5 
Land-UBeac26 May 1948 GEM-C-3.9.10. Transfer from W. R. Hume Proprietary Limited to John Bland Wilson Reginald Arthur Wilson. 52a 2r 14p.5 

Citations

  1. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 3657-376 - W.R.Hume Proprietary Limited of 114 King Street Melbourne (later described as Hume Holding Proprietary Limited).
  2. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1123-453 - W. R. HUME Proprietary Limited.
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4879-739 - W.R.Hume Proprietary Limited of 114 King Street Melbourne.
  4. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1123-453 - John Bland Wilson Motor Mechanic and Reginald Arthur Wilson Turner both of Caversham Heights Pakenham as tenants in common in equal shares - C/T 7229-642.
  5. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 3657-376 - John Bland Wilson Motor Mechanic and Reginald Arthur Wilson Turner both of Caversham Heights Pakenham - C/T 7229-642.
Last Edited12 Mar 2016

Gildon Manton

M, #8313, b. 1849, d. 8 Jul 1921
Probate (Will)* Gildon Manton. Gentleman. Armadale. 8 Jul 1921. 178/320. No real estate. Unmarried.1 
Birth*1849 Melbourne, VIC, Australia, #B16459 [par Chales MANTON & Caroline].2 
Land-Note*22 May 1877 PAK-132: Clerk of Mantua, Canterbury Road, Camberwell.3 
Land-UBeac*22 May 1877Gildon Manton selected land from the Crown. PAK-132. 19a 3r 27p - Land File 557/49. Crown Grant by G. MANTON on 28 Jan 1887.3,4 
Land-UBeac*12 Nov 1917 PAK-132. Transfer from Gildon Manton to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 19a 3r 27p.5 
Death*8 Jul 1921 Armadale, VIC, Australia, #D8088 (Age 72) [par Charles MANTON & Caroline WILKINSON].2 
Death-Notice*11 Jul 1921MANTON. —On the 8th July, at Mindah, 645 High street, Armadale, Gilden Manton, aged 72 years.
(Privately interred St. Kilda Cemetery on 9th instant.)6 

Newspaper-Articles

  • MANTON, Gildon.      Pakenham, Victoria      Gazetted      9 Jan 1880      Issue of New Licenses Approved
    2/3      MANTON, Gildon.      Pakenham      Gazetted      14/01/1881      New Licenses under Land Act Approved
    3/3      MANTON, Gildon.      Pakenham, Victoria      Gazetted      27 Jan 1882      Issue of New Licenses Approved7
  • 15 Jan 1898, BOOLARRA. All Thursday morning the township was enveloped in smoke, and at twelve o'clock it got so bad that the place was in total darkness until two o'clock. Mr Owen Reilly was burnt out. He and his family took refuge in a large garden, where they were hemmed in by the fire for three hours. Mr Gildon Manton's property were also sacrificed. Numbers of women and children have left.8

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P3, unit 1152; VPRS 7591/P2, unit 642.
  2. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  3. [S81] Land Records, Parish Maps & Council Rate Books. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 5357/P0000/3650
    557/49.4 GILDON MANTON PAKENHAM 132 19--3--27. 1877 - 1889.
  4. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2110-997 - Gildon Manton of Melbourne Grazier.
  5. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2110-997 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission to Melbourne Water 17 Aug 2000.
  6. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 11 Jul 1921, p1.
  7. [S20] Various indexed records of GSV - Genealogical Society Victoria "Index to Govt gazette."
  8. [S14] Newspaper - Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic. : 1869 - 1954), Sat 15 Jan 1898, p22
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article221139466
Last Edited8 Aug 2018

Ernest Thurston Williams

M, #8314, b. 12 Aug 1856, d. 10 Oct 1922
Father*John Williams b. 1816
Mother*Margaret McDougall b. 1837, d. 9 Nov 1929
Birth*12 Aug 1856 West Derby, Lancashire, England, Sep Q [West Derby] 8b 396
baptised 24 Nov 1859 Liverpool.1,2 
(Migrant) Migration/TravelJun 1871 Sailing with Margaret Williams Edith Rosita Williams to Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Ship Somersetshire
Age 14.3 
Land-UBeac*21 May 1877Ernest Thurston Williams selected land from the Crown. PAK-133. 19a 1r 22p - Land File 974/49. Selected by E. T. WILLIAMS on 29 Jul 1889.4,5 
Land-UBeac*12 Aug 1890 PAK-133. Transfer from Ernest Thurston Williams to James Hutcheson MacDougall. 19a 1r 22p.6 
Death*10 Oct 1922 South Yarra, VIC, Australia, #D14756 (Age 66) [par John WILLIAMS & Margaret McDOUGALL].7 
Death-Notice*11 Oct 1922WILLIAMS.--On the 10th October at Toorak, Ernest Thurston, dearly beloved son of Margaret Williams, of "La Valerie," Toorak road, Toorak. For many years a master at Geelong Church of England Grammar School, Corio.
WILLIAMS.—The Friends of ERNEST THURSTON WILLIAMS are informed that his funeral will leave the residence of his mother, Mrs. Margaret Williams, "La Valerie," 141 Toorak road, Toorak, THIS DAY (Wednesday), at 3.30 p.m. for interment in the Brighton Cemetery, arriving 4 p.m.8
 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
7 Apr 1861Aylesbury Street, Wendover, Buckinghamshire, England(Head of Household) John Williams;
Age 4
Member(s) of Household: Margaret McDougall9
1903666 Toorak Road, Toorak, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: teacher. With Margaret Williams and Edith Rosita Williams.10
1909McKillop Street, Geelong, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: teacher.11

Grave

  • Brighton Cemetery, Brighton, VIC, Australia12

Newspaper-Articles

  • WILLIAMS, E T.      Pakenham      Gazetted      3/01/1879      New Licenses under Land Act Approved
    3/12      WILLIAMS, E T.      Pakenham, Victoria      Gazetted      9 Jan 1880      Issue of New Licenses Approved
    4/12      WILLIAMS, E T.      Pakenham      Gazetted      14/01/1881      New Licenses under Land Act Approved
    5/12      WILLIAMS, E T.      Pakenham, Victoria      Gazetted      27 Jan 1882      Issue of New Licenses Approved
    6/12      WILLIAMS, E T.      Pakenham      Gazetted      11/09/1885      Notices to Lessees and Licensees in Arrears13

Citations

  1. [S9] Free BMD. Index. Online @ https://www.freebmd.org.uk/.
  2. [S65] Ancestry - various indices, baptised at the same time as his sister Jessie Winefred Williams (born 10 Sep 1859). Father gentleman, residence 100 Huskisson Street.
  3. [S36] Inward & outward passenger lists to and from Victoria. Series: VPRS 14; 7666; 7667; 7786); PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), B303 006.
  4. [S81] Land Records, Parish Maps & Council Rate Books. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 5357/P0000/3916
    974/49 ERNEST THURSTON WILLIAMS PAKENHAM 133 19--1--22. 1877 - 1890
    lived at Mathoura Road, Toorak, and was a clerk.
  5. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2193-591 - Ernest Thurston Williams of Toorak.
  6. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2193-591 - James MacDougall of No 365 Collins Street Melbourne Stationer.
  7. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  8. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 11 Oct 1922, p1.
  9. [S83] Online index to the UK census "RG 9; Piece: 861; Folio: 18; Page: 30; GSU roll: 542712."
  10. [S103] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1903.
  11. [S109] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1909.
  12. [S337] Index of monumental inscriptions/burials Billion Graves "Brighton Cemetery."
  13. [S20] Various indexed records of GSV - Genealogical Society Victoria "Index to Govt gazette."
Last Edited8 Aug 2018

William Frederick Dixon

M, #8315
Land-Note*28 Feb 1877 PAK-131: Music Publisher &c. Melbourne 57 Ely or Elgin Street.1 
Land-UBeac*28 Feb 1877William Frederick Dixon selected land from the Crown. PAK-131. 18a 3r 3p - Land File 235/49. Selected by F. W. DIXON. Crown grant to E. FURLONG on 12 Jul 1881.1 
Land-Note1 Mar 1881 PAK-131: In reference to Mr Dixon's application for sale of his 49 section I wish to inform you that he has liquidated his a/c for fencing with me. William Brisbane.1 
Land-Note13 Apr 1881 PAK-131: On behalf of Mr Dixon I accept the offer to sell his block herewith referred to by auction with a valuation for improvements as per previous application. W Brisbane.1 
Land-UBeac*b 12 Jul 1881 PAK-131. Transfer from William Frederick Dixon to Elizabeth Furlong. 18a 3r 3p - Land File 235/49 (1880 map). Selected by F. W. DIXON. Crown grant to E. FURLONG on 12 Jul 1881.1,2 

Newspaper-Articles

  • DIXON, F W.      Pakenham, Victoria      Gazetted      6 Dec 1878      Issue of New Licenses Approved
    4/9      DIXON, F W.      Pakenham      Gazetted      5/12/1879      Issue of New Licenses Approved
    5/9      DIXON, F W.      Pakenham, Victoria      Gazetted      10 Dec 1880      Issue of New Licenses Approved3
  • 18 Sep 1876, The usual weekly meeting of the Musical Association of Victoria, for election of new members and associates, was held in the German Association's rooms, Nissen's cafe, on Saturday evening. There was a good attendance of trustees and members. Mr. J. Siede was voted to the cbair. Mr. Armes Beaumont, the favorite tenor, proposed by Mr. Lundborg, and Mr. Edward King, violinist and orchestral leader, proposed by Mr. J. Siede, were unanimously elected members. Mr. Chas. Troedel, lithographic printer, Collins-street, proposed by Mr. Perraton ; and Mr. W. F. Dixon, of Dixon and Co., music warehouse, Elizabeth-street, proposed by Mr. Dumoulin, were also unanimously elected associates. There were also proposed as candidates for election as members at tho next meeting, which is to be held on Saturday evening, eight professional musicians, also three gentlemen as associates.4
  • 29 Oct 1879, French and another v Dixon. Dr Dobson for plaintiff ; Mr Stephen for defendant.
    Work and labor in fencing land at Gembrook, £22 10s.
    —W. Brisbane deposed that he had the work done. It was authorised by plaintiff in Melbourne. Stephen urged that the case should be heard in Melbourne.
    —Dr Dobson argued that the cause of action was within the jurisdiction of the Court. His Honor overruled the point.
    —Did not see a man named Taylor in the same business.
    —Mr Farmer, solicitor for the trustees, swore that defendant had told him that his interest in the land had been transferred to a young lady in Geelong. He also admitted he had ordered the work to be done.
    Defendant, W. F. Dixon, deposed that he never gave Brisbane authority to put up the fence. When he got the summons he went and told Mr Farmer that he had transferred his interest in the land ; told Mr Farmer that a young lady at Geelong owned the land.
    —To Dr Dobson : Did not know that he had no right to sell.
    —Verdict for plaintiffs with £3 3s costs.5
  • 30 Oct 1879, MR BURKE'S BALL, Town Hall, Fitzroy, 17th November. Tickets Dixon's Music Warehouse, Academy, George-st., Fitzroy.6
  • 15 Aug 1884, During the last two days an imposition has been successfully practised by the same individual on two trades men in the city, Messrs. Henry Marks and William F. Dixon, both of Elizabeth-street. A man of respectable appearance, who gave his address as 8 Lee-terrace, Drummond-street, Carlton, obtained from Mr. Marks, on time payment, a walnut cottage pianoforte, worth £40, the maker's name on which was Bluchert, Berlin. He secretly removed the instrument at midnight from the house to which it was sent. He then called on Mr. Dixon, from whom, on time payment, be got a valuable English concertina, with which he shortly afterwards disappeared.7

Citations

  1. [S81] Land Records, Parish Maps & Council Rate Books. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 5357/P0000/3794. 235/49. LAND APPLICATION WILLIAM FREDERICK DIXON PAKENHAM 18--3--3 1877 - 1881.
  2. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1292-372 - Elizabeth Furlong the wife of William Romuald Furlong of Melbourne.
  3. [S20] Various indexed records of GSV - Genealogical Society Victoria "Index to Govt gazette."
  4. [S16] Newspaper - The Age The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), Mon 18 Sep 1876, p2
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article200236424
  5. [S12] Newspaper - South Bourke and Mornington Journal South Bourke and Mornington Journal (Richmond, Vic. : 1877 - 1920; 1926 - 1927), Wed 29 Oct 1879, p3.
  6. [S16] Newspaper - The Age The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), Thu 30 Oct 1879, p4
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article199368397
  7. [S16] Newspaper - The Age The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), Fri 15 Aug 1884, p5
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article193384420
Last Edited16 Dec 2018

Elizabeth Kenny

F, #8316, b. 1850, d. 5 Jun 1889
Married NameFurlong. 
Birth*1850 
Marriage*11 Sep 1869 Spouse: William Remuald Furlong. St Francis' Church, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, #M2953.1
 
Marriage-Notice*16 Sep 1869FURLONG - KENNY — On the 11th inst, at St. Francis's Church, Melbourne, by the Rev. G. V. Barry, William Remuald, eldest son of the late William Furlong, C.E., county Limerick, Ireland, to Elizabeth, youngest daughter of the late Benjamin Kenny, Esq., of Shannangolden, county Limerick, Ireland.2 
Land-UBeac*b 12 Jul 1881 PAK-131. Transfer from William Frederick Dixon to Elizabeth Furlong. 18a 3r 3p - Land File 235/49 (1880 map). Selected by F. W. DIXON. Crown grant to E. FURLONG on 12 Jul 1881.3,4 
Land-UBeac*10 May 1889 PAK-131. Transfer from Elizabeth Furlong to William Remuald Furlong. 18a 3r 3p.5 
Death*5 Jun 1889 East Melbourne, VIC, Australia, #D8533 (Age 39) [par Benj KENNY & Cath DOWNEY].1 
Death-Notice6 Jun 1889FURLONG. —On the 5th inst., at 31 Hoddle-street, East Melbourne, Elizabeth, the beloved wife of W. R. Furlong, aged 39 years.6 

Citations

  1. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  2. [S11] Newspaper - Argus The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), Thu 16 Sep 1869, p4
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5826210
  3. [S81] Land Records, Parish Maps & Council Rate Books. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 5357/P0000/3794. 235/49. LAND APPLICATION WILLIAM FREDERICK DIXON PAKENHAM 18--3--3 1877 - 1881.
  4. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1292-372 - Elizabeth Furlong the wife of William Romuald Furlong of Melbourne.
  5. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1292-372 - William Romuald Furlong of 196 Swanston Street Melbourne Professor of Music.
  6. [S11] Newspaper - Argus The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), Thu 6 Jun 1889, p1
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article6252617
Last Edited8 Aug 2018

William Errington

M, #8317, b. 1836, d. 12 Jul 1903
Note* 1882 rate merchant N3 uP; 1883 N2 up; 1884 N3 UP; not there 1885.1 
Birth*1836 Little Budworth, Cheshire, England. [par Robert ERRINGTON & Frances]2 
Note10 Jun 1871 Death of first wife? ERRINGTON.—On the 8th inst., at Rosemount-cottages, Rowena-parade, Richmond, Lissey, the beloved wife of William Errington.3 
Marriage*2 May 1872 Spouse: Elizabeth Eveleigh. Parkview Cottage, Richmond, VIC, Australia, #M2211.4
 
Marriage-Notice*1 Jun 1872ERRINGTON-EVELEIGH.-On the 2nd ult., at Parkview-cottage, Clifton-street, Richmond, by the Rev. W. R. Fletcher, William Errington to Elizabeth Eveleigh.5 
Land-UBeac*13 Jul 1880William Errington selected land from the Crown. PAK-116A, 230 Telegraph Road. 5a 0r 28p. This is part of a 20 acre selection that was forfeited, and then selected in two parts.6 
Death*12 Jul 1903 St Kilda, VIC, Australia, #D11516 (Age 67) [par Robert ERRINGTON & Frances LIDDALL].4 
Death-Notice*15 Jul 1903ERRINGTON.—On he 12th July, at "Kiama," 43 Jackson-street, St. Kilda, William, the beloved husband of Elizabeth Errington, aged 67 years. (Interred on the 14th.) At rest.7 

Citations

  1. [S66] Berwick Shire Rates, 1870-1965.
  2. [S83] Online index to the UK census "1841 census Class: HO107; Piece: 96; Book: 1; Civil Parish: Little Budworth; County: Cheshire; Enumeration District: 8; Folio: 5; Page: 7; Line: 1; GSU roll: 241236."
  3. [S11] Newspaper - Argus The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), Sat 10 Jun 1871, p4
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5849384
  4. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  5. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 1 Jun 1872, p4.
  6. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1199-773 - William Errington of Melbourne.
  7. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 15 Jul 1903, p1.
Last Edited25 Jul 2019

Arthur Henry Gregson

M, #8332, b. 1853, d. 24 Apr 1939
Birth*1853 
Marriage*1877 Spouse: Mary Jane Whimpey. SA, Australia.1
 
Land-UBeac*18 May 1884 PAK-149. Transfer from Aaron Waxman to Arthur Henry Gregson. 118a 3r 5p - transfer of lease.2,3 
Land-Note*30 Sep 1886 PAK-149: Mortgagee: Commercial Bank of Australia Ltd. Mortgage No 76522 - not discharged. Mortgagor was Arthur Henry Gregson.4 
Land-Note*7 Sep 1891 PAK-149: asking for permission to erect a temporary fence from the corner of his holding to the creek as shown on sketch. --- Permission cannot be given.5 
Land-UBeac*b 1893 PAK-149. Transfer from Arthur Henry Gregson to Commercial Bank of Australia Ltd.4 
Widower1909Arthur Henry Gregson became a widower upon the death of his wife Mary Jane Whimpey.6 
Death*24 Apr 1939 Carnegie, VIC, Australia, #D3294 (Age 86) [par Arthur Henry GREGSON & Carline].7 

Citations

  1. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, LWillis2451.
  2. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), Lease 373-477 - Aaron Waxman to Arthur Henry Gregson.
  3. [S81] Land Records, Parish Maps & Council Rate Books. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), Land File 3034/19. Transferor Aaron Waxman, transferee Arthur Henry Gregson, Farmer, Pakenham. Transfer registered 31.5.1884.
  4. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), Lease 373-477 - Mortgage No 76522 - not discharged.
  5. [S81] Land Records, Parish Maps & Council Rate Books. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), Land File 3034/19.
  6. [S3] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Edwardian Index Victoria 1902-1913.
  7. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
Last Edited1 Jun 2019
 

NOTE

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