Alexander Kirkwood

M, #11585, b. 1822, d. 20 Jul 1902
Probate (Will)* Alexander Kirkwood. Engineer. Brighton. 20 Jul 1902. 84/005.1       
Birth*1822 Campbelltown, Scotland. 
Marriage*15 Aug 1863 Spouse: Emma Bleckly. Collins Street Baptist Church, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, #M3037.2
 
Marriage-Notice*20 Aug 1863KIRKWOOD-BLECKLY.-On the 15th inst., at Collins street Baptist Church, by the Rev. James Taylor, Alexander Kirkwood, to Emma, second daughter of G. W. Bleckly, late of Southampton.3 
Widower7 Oct 1887Alexander Kirkwood became a widower upon the death of his wife Emma Bleckly.2 
Land-Note10 Apr 1888 PAK-123.125: Mortgagee: Alexander Kirkwood. Amelia Maria Noble obtained a mortgage of £1400 from Alexander Kirkwood. On Kirkwood's death the property was transferred to Alexander's son Arthur Vincent Kirkwood..4 
Marriage*1889 Spouse: Martha Bleckly. VIC, Australia, #M6017.5
 
Death*20 Jul 1902 Brighton, VIC, Australia, #D8533 (Age 79) [par Alex KIRKWOOD & Jane HOGG].6 
Death-Notice*21 Jul 1902KIRKWOOD.--On the 20th July, at "Stradule," Park-street, Middle Brighton, Alexander Kirkwood, engineer, beloved husband of Martha Kirkwood, in his eightieth year. (No flowers, by request.)7 

Family

Emma Bleckly b. 1839, d. 7 Oct 1887
Child 1.Arthur Vincent Kirkwood b. 20 Apr 1870, d. 20 Apr 1939

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P0, unit 1076; VPRS 28/P2, unit 621; VPRS 7591/P2, unit 336.
  2. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  3. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 20 Aug 1863, p4.
  4. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1098-433 & C/T 1435-848 - Mortgage Amelia Maria Noble to Alexander Kirkwood - a second mortgage was obtained on 2 Apr 1889.
  5. [S2] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Federation Index Victoria 1889-1901.
  6. [S3] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Edwardian Index Victoria 1902-1913.
  7. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 21 Jul 1902, p1.
Last Edited7 Jun 2018

Henry Bickham

M, #11590, b. 1851, d. 3 Dec 1909
Birth*1851 Somerset, England.1 
Marriage*30 Oct 1884 Spouse: Mary Ann Wilkie. Launceston, TAS, Australia.2
 
Marriage-Notice*14 Nov 1884Bickham—Wilkie.—On the 30th ultimo, at the Wesleyan Parsonage, Patterson-street, by the Rev. H. J, Cock, Henry Bickham, to Mary Ann Wilkie, both of Lefroy.3 
Death*3 Dec 1909 Lefroy, TAS, Australia. 
Death-Notice*7 Dec 1909BICKHAM. — On the 3rd December, at his residence, Lefroy, Henry, dearly loved husband of Mary Ann Bickham, aged 58. Interred Sunday. Victorian papers please copy.4 

Family

Mary Ann Wilkie b. 1863, d. 22 Aug 1941
Children 1.Melinda Ann Maria Bickham+ b. 1892, d. 21 Jun 1922
 2.Elvie Mildred Alethe Bickham5 b. 17 Oct 1899, d. 1959
 3.Albert Reginald Bickham+ b. 14 Feb 1905, d. 24 Dec 1981

Citations

  1. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, Sandraking68.
  2. [S64] Archives Office of Tasmania. BDM Index Tasmania.
  3. [S14] Newspaper - Daily Telegraph (Launceston, Tas. : 1883 - 1928), Fri 14 Nov 1884, p2
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article149517758
  4. [S14] Newspaper - Daily Telegraph (Launceston, Tas. : 1883 - 1928), Tue 7 Dec 1909, p1
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article152054235
  5. [S64] Archives Office of Tasmania. BDM Index Tasmania "father a miner."
Last Edited1 Jun 2020

Mary Ann Wilkie

F, #11591, b. 1863, d. 22 Aug 1941
(Interred) Burial (Grave) WI-PRES*G*27.5**7, Williamstown Cemetery, Williamstown, VIC, Australia.1
 
Married NameBickham.2 
Birth*1863 
Marriage*30 Oct 1884 Spouse: Henry Bickham. Launceston, TAS, Australia.2
 
Marriage-Notice*14 Nov 1884Bickham—Wilkie.—On the 30th ultimo, at the Wesleyan Parsonage, Patterson-street, by the Rev. H. J, Cock, Henry Bickham, to Mary Ann Wilkie, both of Lefroy.3 
Widow3 Dec 1909Mary Ann Wilkie became a widow upon the death of her husband Henry Bickham
Death*22 Aug 1941 Williamstown, VIC, Australia, #D8543 (Age 78) [par James WILKIE & Ann GILLIES].4 
Death-Notice*23 Aug 1941BICKHAM.—On August 22, at her residence, 95 Cole-street, Willlamstown, Mary Ann, relict of the late Henry Bickham, and loving mother of Clarice, Colin, Nereada, Aleathea, Robert, Charles (deceased), Clifford (deceased), Leslie (deceased) and Linda (deceased), aged 78 years. Tasmanian papers please copy.
BICKHAM. — The Friends of the late Mrs. MARY ANN BICKHAM are informed that her funeral will leave 95 Cole-street, Willlamstown. THIS DAY (Saturday), at 3 p.m. for the Willlamstown Cemetery.5 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
1931Claremont, Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With Albert Reginald Bickham.6

Family

Henry Bickham b. 1851, d. 3 Dec 1909
Children 1.Melinda Ann Maria Bickham+ b. 1892, d. 21 Jun 1922
 2.Elvie Mildred Alethe Bickham7 b. 17 Oct 1899, d. 1959
 3.Albert Reginald Bickham+ b. 14 Feb 1905, d. 24 Dec 1981

Citations

  1. [S38] Index of burials in the cemetery of http://www.gmct.com.au/deceased-search/,.
  2. [S64] Archives Office of Tasmania. BDM Index Tasmania.
  3. [S14] Newspaper - Daily Telegraph (Launceston, Tas. : 1883 - 1928), Fri 14 Nov 1884, p2
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article149517758
  4. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online) "#D8543/1941 - Place of birth SCARSDALE."
  5. [S16] Newspaper - The Age The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), Sat 23 Aug 1941, p1
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article205171096
  6. [S131] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1931.
  7. [S64] Archives Office of Tasmania. BDM Index Tasmania "father a miner."
Last Edited31 Aug 2018

Catherine Ann Cook Smith1

F, #11600, b. 29 Oct 1858, d. 1943
Married NameCoff.1 
Birth*29 Oct 1858 Adelaide, SA, Australia, #B15/55 [par James Thomson SMITH & Euphimia Hutton MCINTOSH].2 
Marriage*1881 Spouse: Thomas Coff. VIC, Australia, #M767.1
 
Widow14 Dec 1934Catherine Ann Cook Smith became a widow upon the death of her husband Thomas Coff.3 
Death*1943 Swan, WA, Australia, #D18.3 
Death-Notice*26 Jan 1943COFF.—On January 24, at Guildford, Catherine Ann Coff, late of Bassendean, the dearly loved wife of the late Thomas Coff, loved mother of Maggie, Arthur, Jessie, William, Syd, Earl, Grace and Ernest, aged 84 years. At rest.
COFF.—In loving memory of my dear Mother Catherine Cook Coff, passed away January 24, grandma of Frank (Vic), May (Mrs Pashly, Cottesloe), Syd (killed in action), Edgar (prisoner of war), Ken (AIF), great-grandma of Elsie and Stan Pashly.
COFF.-The Friends of the late Mrs Catherine Ann Coff, of 30 Fifth-avenue, Bassendean, the dearly loved wife of the late Thomas Coff, are respectfully invited to follow her remains to the place of interment, the Church of Christ Cemetery Karrakatta. The Cortege is appointed to leave the Private Mortuary of Messrs Watkins and Sons, Maylands, at 3.25 o'clock THIS (Tuesday) AFTERNOON, arriving at the Cemetery at 4 o'clock. Train connecting Funeral will leave Bassendean at 3 o'clock.4 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
1903Beaconsfield, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With Thomas Coff. With Margaret Hutton Coff.5

Citations

  1. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  2. [S63] South Australian Government. BDM Index South Australia.
  3. [S62] Western Australian Government. BDM Index Western Australia.
  4. [S14] Newspaper - The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954), Tue 26 Jan 1943, p1.
  5. [S103] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1903.
Last Edited24 Sep 2016
 

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