James Gardiner

M, #10184, b. 1847, d. 22 Dec 1923
Birth*1847 TAS, Australia.1 
Marriage*1870 Spouse: Mary Elizabeth Church. VIC, Australia, #M1089 - indexed as GARDENER.2
 
Widower1 Apr 1920James Gardiner became a widower upon the death of his wife Mary Elizabeth Church.2 
Death*22 Dec 1923 Prahran, VIC, Australia, #D16555 (Age 76) [par John GARDINER].2 
Death-Notice*24 Dec 1923GARDINER.—On the 22nd December, at the Alfred Hospital, James, husband of the late M. E. Gardiner, and father of Amelia (Mrs. Sibert), Mary (Mrs. Marsh), Edith, Jack, George, Arthur, Albert, Ernest, and Clarence, aged 77 years. For 60 years a resident of Berwick.3 

Grave

  • 4-411-A+B, Berwick Cemetery, Berwick, VIC, Australia, Gardiner Mary Elizabeth (-Church) died 1920 Age 71 wife/ James4

Family

Mary Elizabeth Church b. 1849, d. 1 Apr 1920
Child 1.Arthur Joseph Gardiner b. 1882, d. 27 Jul 1924

Citations

  1. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888 "marriage entry gives birth place."
  2. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  3. [S16] Newspaper - The Age The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), Mon 24 Dec 1923, p1.
  4. [S44] Index of burials in the cemetery of Berwick,
    4-411-B Gardiner Mary F 71 3/04/1920 639
    4-411-A Gardiner James M 77 24/12/1923 721
    Gardiner Mary Elizabeth (-Church) 1920 71 wife/ James bw0729
    Gardiner James 1924 76 hus/ Mary Elizabeth.
Last Edited23 Jul 2017

Henry Chatterton Nicholas

M, #10185, b. 14 Oct 1829, d. 5 Aug 1909
Birth*14 Oct 1829 Pentonville, London, England, baptised 22 Nov 1829 - Pentonville, London, England [par Charles Thomas NICHOLAS & Lucy].1 
Marriage*Jun 1854 Spouse: Hellen McPherson. Bethnal Green, London, England, Jun Q [Bethnal Green] 1c 661.2
 
Death*5 Aug 1909 Elsternwick, VIC, Australia, #D8446 (Age 79) [par Charles Thomas NICHOLAS & Lucy EDWARDS].3 
Death-Notice*6 Aug 1909NICHOLAS.—On the 5th August, at his late residence, Gleneira-road and Regent-street, Elsternwick, Henry Chatterton, the dearly beloved husband of Helen Nicholas, late of St. Kilda and South Yarra, in his 80th year. A colonist of 55 years.
NICHOLAS.—The Friends of the late Mr Henry Chatterton NICHOLAS are informed that his remains will be interred in the St. Kilda Cemetery.
The funeral will leave his late residence, corner of Gleineira-road and Regent-street, Elsternwick, THIS DAY (Friday, the 6th inst., at 3 p.m.
DRAYTON and GARSON, Undertakers, 177 High-street, Prahran. Tel. 370, Windsor.4 

Grave

  • Independent, Compartment C, Grave 113, St Kilda Cemetery, St Kilda, VIC, Australia5

Family

Hellen McPherson b. 1826, d. 17 Dec 1916
Child 1.Frank George Turner Nicholas+ b. 1865, d. 1952

Citations

  1. [S65] Ancestry - various indices.
  2. [S9] Free BMD. Index. Online @ https://www.freebmd.org.uk/.
  3. [S3] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Edwardian Index Victoria 1902-1913.
  4. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 6 Aug 1909, p1.
  5. [S48] Index of burials in the cemetery of St Kilda,.
Last Edited20 Mar 2018

Hellen McPherson

F, #10186, b. 1826, d. 17 Dec 1916
Father*Neil McPherson
Mother*Mary Field
Married NameNicholas. 
Birth*1826 
Marriage*Jun 1854 Spouse: Henry Chatterton Nicholas. Bethnal Green, London, England, Jun Q [Bethnal Green] 1c 661.1
 
Widow5 Aug 1909Hellen McPherson became a widow upon the death of her husband Henry Chatterton Nicholas.2 
Death*17 Dec 1916 Malvern, VIC, Australia, #D15019 (Age 90) [par Neil McPHERSON & Mary FIELD].3 
Death-Notice*18 Dec 1916NICHOLAS.-On the 17th December, at her daughter's residence, "Tobara," Central Park road, fast Malvern. Helen, relict of the late Henry C. Nicholas, of St. Kilda, and South Yarra, in her 91st year.
NICHOLAS.-The Funeral of the late Mrs. HELEN NICHOLAS will leave the residence of her daughter, "Totave," Central Park road, East Malvern, THIS DAY (Monday, the 18th inst.), at 4 p.m., for the place of interment, in St. Kilda Cemetery.4 

Grave

  • Independent, Compartment C, Grave 113, St Kilda Cemetery, St Kilda, VIC, Australia5

Family

Henry Chatterton Nicholas b. 14 Oct 1829, d. 5 Aug 1909
Child 1.Frank George Turner Nicholas+ b. 1865, d. 1952

Citations

  1. [S9] Free BMD. Index. Online @ https://www.freebmd.org.uk/.
  2. [S3] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Edwardian Index Victoria 1902-1913.
  3. [S4] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Great War Index Victoria 1914-1920.
  4. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 18 Dec 1916, p1.
  5. [S48] Index of burials in the cemetery of St Kilda,.
Last Edited20 Mar 2018

Neil McPherson

M, #10187
Marriage* Spouse: Mary Field.
 

Family

Mary Field
Children 1.Hellen McPherson+ b. 1826, d. 17 Dec 1916
 2.Daniel Field McPherson+ b. 5 Jul 1828, d. 3 Jan 1884
 3.Susannah McPherson+ b. 26 Apr 1836, d. 23 Apr 1920
Last Edited20 Mar 2018

Mary Field

F, #10188
Marriage* Spouse: Neil McPherson.
 
Married NameMcPherson. 

Family

Neil McPherson
Children 1.Hellen McPherson+ b. 1826, d. 17 Dec 1916
 2.Daniel Field McPherson+ b. 5 Jul 1828, d. 3 Jan 1884
 3.Susannah McPherson+ b. 26 Apr 1836, d. 23 Apr 1920
Last Edited20 Mar 2018

Alfred John Hall

M, #10189, b. 30 Aug 1850, d. 25 Mar 1916
Birth*30 Aug 1850 Silk Mills, Watford, Hertfordshire, England.1 
Note*1888 HALL Alfred J; 1888 centennial international exhibition Melbourne: alphabetical listing of security identity photographs of staff, exhibitors, press, artists, etc. VPRS 840/P0 Units 1-4; Unit 2 page 11 photo 706 - Situation: A J Hall Boots & Shoes, Manuf & Import; Position: Victoria Court.2 
Marriage*19 Jul 1888 Spouse: Marian Joanna Frederika Stewart. St Kilda, VIC, Australia, #M6246.3
 
Land-UBeac*21 Oct 1889 GEM-E-4A l/p 1373. Transfer from William John Collyer to Alfred John Hall. 9a 1r 4 2/10p - Lots 1 + 2 + 16 + 17.4 
Residence*21 Oct 1889 41 Swanston Street, Melbourne South, VIC, Australia, boot manufacturer.5 
Land-UBeac*30 Oct 1893 GEM-E-4A l/p 1373. Transfer from Alfred John Hall to Edwin Charles Martin. 9a 1r 4 2/10p - Lots 1 + 2 + 16 + 17.6 
Death*25 Mar 1916 Homoepathic Hospital, Melbourne South, VIC, Australia, #D2996 (Age 65) [par Thomas Batt HALL & Ann FULLER].7 
Death-Notice27 Mar 1916HALL. —On the 25th March, Alfred John, who passed out peacefully at the Homoeopathic Hospital.8 
Death-Notice*27 Mar 1916HALL. —The Friends of the late Mr. ALFRED JOHN HALL are respectfully invited to follow his remains to the place of interment, Melbourne General Cemetery.
The funeral is appointed to leave his late residence, 193 Lonsdale street, THIS DAY (Monday, March 27), at 2 p.m. Old Spiritualistic and other friends welcome.9 
Death-Notice28 Mar 1916HALL. —Passed on to the higher life on the 25th March, at the Homoeopathic Hospital, Alfred John Hall, formerly of Swanston-street, city, and "Coronella," Croydon, the unselfish and beloved helpmeet of Marian Stewart Hall, "Carron Bank," The Boulevard, Ivanhoe, aged 65 years.10 

Newspaper-Articles

  • 20 Dec 1887, THE QUEEN. For ladies, the most comfortable Boots and Shoes made, broad toes, square heels. A. J. Hall, direct importer, 41 Swanston-street. -[Advt.]11
  • 2 Jul 1890, From A. J. Hall, asking the council to supply pipes for water channel opposite gate at his property at Beaconsfield. Secretary to reply, stating that the council cannot comply as it is a private entrance; also, clerk of works to inspect to see if somnething could be done to carry off the water.12
  • 19 Jul 1893, FRIDAY, JULY 28th, 1893. WM. BRISBANE ... AND In the estate of Mr. A. J. Hall (by order of the Trustee), 10 ACRES LAND Opposite the Hon. L. L. Smith's, with House, Outbuildings, Orchard, Etc., enclosed with wire netting. MUST BE SOLD. NO RESERVE. Sale on FRIDAY, JULY the 28th, at 12 noon. Particulars ... or from the auctioneer, W. BRISBANE, 167, Queen Street, Melbourne.13

Citations

  1. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, Greg Louis Family Tree - Owner: GregoryLouis.
  2. [S34] PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 840/P0 Units 1-4. p./no. Unit 2 page 11 photo 706
    Situation: A J Hall Boots & Shoes, Manuf & Import; Position: Victoria Court.
  3. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  4. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1898-418 - William John Collyer to Alfred John Hall of No 41 Swanston Street Melbourne Boot Manufacturer - C/T 2203-445.
  5. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria).
  6. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2203-445 - Alfred John Hall to Edwin Charles Martin of Beaconsfield Parade South Melbourne Civil Servant.
  7. [S4] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Great War Index Victoria 1914-1920.
  8. [S16] Newspaper - The Age 27 Mar 1916, p1.
  9. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 27 Mar 1916, p1.
  10. [S16] Newspaper - The Age 28 Mar 1916, p1.
  11. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 20 Dec 1887, p5.
  12. [S12] Newspaper - South Bourke and Mornington Journal 2 Jul 1890, p3.
  13. [S12] Newspaper - South Bourke and Mornington Journal 19 Jul 1893, p2.
Last Edited13 Dec 2015

Edwin Charles Martin

M, #10190, b. Mar 1853, d. 5 Feb 1942
Birth*Mar 1853 Islington, London, England, Mar Q [Islington] 1b 227.1 
Marriage*26 Jun 1877 Spouse: Hannah Isabella Bruce Hoad. Emmanuel Church, Camberwell, London, England, Jun Q [Camberwell] 1d 958.2
Land-UBeac*30 Oct 1893 GEM-E-4A l/p 1373. Transfer from Alfred John Hall to Edwin Charles Martin. 9a 1r 4 2/10p - Lots 1 + 2 + 16 + 17.3 
Land-UBeac*24 Oct 1899 GEM-E-4A l/p 1373. Transfer from Edwin Charles Martin to Tom Richardson Waller. 9a 1r 4 2/10p - Lots 1 + 2 + 16 + 17.4 
Death*5 Feb 1942 Caulfield, VIC, Australia, #D1179 (Age 89) [par Thomas MARTIN & Louisa HUNT].5 
Death-Notice*6 Feb 1942MARTIN.-On February 5, at private hospital, Edwin Charles, dearly loved husband of Hannah I. Martin of 31 Lockhart street Caulfield, loved father of Charles, engineer M. N. E. H. (Watto), Toronto, Canada and Bessie L. (Mrs Strangard of Bangalore, Sth India), many years Beaconsfield parade, Middle Park, aged 89 years (No flowers by request.) (Remains at W G Apps & Sons Chapel 395 High street St Kilda.)6 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
1909287 Beaconsfield Parade, Middle Park, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: civil servant. With Hannah Isabella Bruce Martin. With Charles Thomas Martin Bessie Louise Martin.7
1914287 Beaconsfield Parade, Middle Park, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: civil servant. With Hannah Isabella Bruce Martin. With Charles Thomas Martin Edwin Henry Martin.8
1919287 Beaconsfield Parade, Middle Park, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: pensioner. With Hannah Isabella Bruce Martin.9

Citations

  1. [S332] UK - General Register Office Indexes "MARTIN, EDWIN CHARLES (Mother's Maiden Name = HUNT GRO Reference: 1853 M Quarter in THE ISLINGTON DISTRICT Volume 01B Page 227."
  2. [S9] Free BMD. Index. Online @ https://www.freebmd.org.uk/.
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2203-445 - Alfred John Hall to Edwin Charles Martin of Beaconsfield Parade South Melbourne Civil Servant.
  4. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2203-445 - Edwin Charles Martin to Tom Richardson Waller of 88 Johnston Street Collingwood Farmer.
  5. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  6. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 6 Feb 1942, p2.
  7. [S109] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1909.
  8. [S114] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1914.
  9. [S119] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1919.
Last Edited6 Dec 2016
 

NOTE

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