David Alexander Smyth

M, #11703, b. 1826, d. 22 Dec 1882
Probate (Will)* David Smyth. Carpenter. Prahran. 22 Dec 1882. 27/263. Intestate. Left the following next of kin - brothers and sisters (ie children) viz. David living in Adelaide South Australia, labourer; George a labourer residing in Prahran; Eliza residing in Primrose Street, Prahran, Margaret Cobden and one other whose name I have been unable to ascertain residing in New Zealand. Owned freehold land situate in Primrose Street, Prahran, being a part of section 56 in the parish of Prahran, valued at £186.1 
Related* David Smyth unclear at this stage which one of these was the landholder, but David Smyth (1838-1918) seems the more likely. 
Birth*1826 Brookstown, Ireland. 
Marriage*19 Jan 1846 Spouse: Mary Jane McClelland. St John Southwark, Bermondsay, London, England.2,3
Widower12 Aug 1881David Alexander Smyth became a widower upon the death of his wife Mary Jane McClelland.4
Death*22 Dec 1882 Prahran, VIC, Australia, #D12937 (Age 51) [par unknown].4 

Grave

  • Church of England, Compartment C, Grave 1041, St Kilda Cemetery, St Kilda, VIC, Australia5

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P0, unit 321; VPRS 28/P2, unit 160.
  2. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, McClelland_Calder.
  3. [S83] Online index to the UK census "London Metropolitan Archives, Saint John Horselydown, Register of marriages, P71/JN, Item 023."
  4. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  5. [S48] Index of burials in the cemetery of St Kilda,
    also buried are David COBDEN 1876 and Jane COBDEN 1883 - they are children of his daughter Margaret.
Last Edited31 Jan 2016

Edward William Murdoch Wilson

M, #11704, b. 1873, d. 4 May 1940
Probate (Will)* Edward W Wilson. Hotelkeeper. Jeparit. 04 May 1940. 315/698.1 
Birth*1873 
Marriage*1904 Spouse: Ada Gillespie. VIC, Australia, #M5054.2
 
Land-UBeac*8 Apr 1919 PAK-74 l/p 5014 752663. Transfer from Jane Elizabeth Cheeseman to Edward William Murdoch Wilson. 3a 3r 30p.3 
Death*4 May 1940 Jeparit, VIC, Australia, #D17682 (Age 67) [par Thos Green WILSON & Jacobine MURDOCK].2 
Death-Notice*9 May 1940WILSON.— On May 4. at Hopetoun House Hotel, Jeparit, Edward William Wilson (Ted), beloved husband of Ada, and father of Thomas Graham. R.I. P.4 
Land-Note6 May 1948 PAK-74 l/p 5014 752663: Edward William Murdoch Wilson (in probate called Edward William Wilson) died on 4 May 1940. Probate of his will has been granted to Ada Wilson of Myrtle Street East St Kilda Widow.5 
Land-UBeac*6 May 1948 PAK-74 l/p 5014 752663 (part). Transfer from Edward William Murdoch Wilson to Edith Emily Watkins. 3a 3r 30p.6 

Newspaper-Articles

  • 19 Oct 1948, Transfer of land act 1928.—Secs. 78 and 79.—After fourteen clear days from this publication in the Age it is intended to REGISTER without production of duplicate of Certificate ot Title, Vol. 4198, Fol 839,469 a TRANSFER of the LAND described below from ADA WILSON (executrix of the Will of Edward William Wilson, deceased) to EDITH EMILY WATKINS and to ISSUE to the latter a NEW CERTIFICATE of TITLE in lieu of the first mentioned Certificate which is alleged to have becn lost or destroyed the Commissioner of titles having consented and directed accordingly. Dated 11th October, 1948. — W. P. FITZGERALD. Assistant Registrar of Titles. LAND: That part of Crown Allot. 74 Parish of Pakenham, County of Mornington described in Certificate of Title Vol. 4198. Fol. 839,469 —MALLESON, STEWART and CO. Solicitors. 46 Queen-street. Melbourne.7

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P3, unit 3392; VPRS 7591/P2, unit 1112.
  2. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 3814-736 - Edward William Murdoch Wilson of Elizabeth Street Elsternwick Gentleman.
  4. [S16] Newspaper - The Age 9 May 1940, p1.
  5. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 3814-736 - Edward William Murdoch Wilson (in probate called Edward William Wilson) died on 4 May 1940. Probate of his will has been granted to Ada Wilson of Myrtle Street East St Kilda Widow.
  6. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 3814-736 - Edith Emily Watkins of Dandenong Road Caulfield Married Woman - C/T 7175-974.
  7. [S16] Newspaper - The Age 19 Oct 1948, p4.
Last Edited4 Oct 2016

Euphemia Isabella Frances Nicol

F, #11716, b. 13 Apr 1844, d. 11 Oct 1916
Probate (Will)* Euphemia J F Nicol. Spinster. S Yarra. 11 Oct 1916. 147/320.1       
Birth*13 Apr 1844 Melbourne, VIC, Australia, #B13758 [par William & Ellen].2 
Christening30 May 1844 St James, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.2 
Land-UBeac*19 Mar 1881 GEM--42. Transfer from David Smyth to Euphemia Isabella Frances Nicol. Transfer of Lease to Euphemia Isabel Frances Nicol of Saint Kilda in the Country of Bourke, spinster.3 
Land-Note*1881 In rates 1881-1884 Dressmaker. 83 + 84 unpaid, 1885 paid by Hunter.4 
Land-UBeac*23 Jan 1886 GEM--42. Transfer from Euphemia Isabella Frances Nicol to Archibald Dickson Hunter. Transfer of Lease to A D Hunter. 99a 3r 38p - Land File 3794/19.20 Crown Grant issued to A. D. HUNTER on 4 Feb 1886.3 
Land-Note*14 Apr 1886 PAK-61 (part), Store: Mortgagee: Euphemia Isabella Frances Nicol. Discharged 13 Jan 1891. Mortgagor was Annie Seeley.5 
Death*11 Oct 1916 South Yarra, VIC, Australia, #D16088 (Age 70) [par William NICHOLLS & Helen].6 
Death-Notice*12 Oct 1916NICOL.—On the 11th October (suddenly), at her residence, Domain street, South Yarra, Euphemia (Effie), daughter of the late William and Helen Nicol.
NICOL.—The Friends of the late Miss EUPHEMIA NICOL are respectfully informed that her remains will be interred in the Brighton Cemetery.
The funeral will leave her residence, 94 Domain street, South Yarra, THIS DAY (Thursday, 12th inst.), at 2.30 p.m.
A. J. RAYBOULD, Undertaker. 'Phones.—Windsor 17, Mal. 1427.7 

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P3, unit 668; VPRS 7591/P2, unit 552.
  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).
  4. [S66] Berwick Shire Rates, 1870-1965.
  5. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1812-349 - Annie Seeley to Euphemia Isabel Frances Nicol.
  6. [S4] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Great War Index Victoria 1914-1920 "as NICHOLLS."
  7. [S11] Newspaper - Argus The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), Thu 12 Oct 1916, p1
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1621949
Last Edited18 Jun 2019

Archibald Donnelly Michie

M, #11729, d. 1910
Father*Sir Archibald Michie d. 1899
Mother*Mary Richardson d. 1910
Marriage-Notice*3 Mar 1871MICHIE—ORR.—On the 2nd inst, at Christ Church, St Kilda, by the Rev. J. Stanley Low, Archibald Donnelly, eldest son of the Hon. Archibald Michie Q. C., of Alma road, St. Kilda, to Catherine Blanch, second daughter of Alexander Orr, Esq., of the Esplanade, St Kilda.1 
(Mortgagee) Land-Note23 Dec 1890 GEM-D-71A: Mortgagee: Clara Clements Archibald Donnelly Michie. Jessey Sykes obtained a mortgage from Clara Clements and Archibald Donnelly Michie. Mortgagor was Jessey Sykes.2,3 
(Mortgagee) Land-Note16 Mar 1895 Clara Clements Archibald Donnelly Michie Bernard Joseph Murphy took over Sykes' mortgage, but Clara Clements and Archibald Donnelly Michie foreclosed on 16 Mar 1895.2 
Death*1910 Melbourne East, VIC, Australia, #D6307 (Age 63.)4 

Newspaper-Articles

  • 15 Sep 1899, Sir Archibald Michie left no will, According to the documents which have been filed in his estate he was possessed of property valued at £19,739. The deceased left a widow and five children. They are Isabella A'Beckett, wife of Mr Justice A'Beckett ; Archibald Donnelly Michie, solicitor ; Janet Eliza Ann Michie, spinster; William Michie, importer; and George Douglas Michie, shipping agent, of Colombo. According to the statutory system of distribution, the widow receives one third of the property, and the remainder is shared equally amongst the children.5

Citations

  1. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 3 Mar 1871, p4.
  2. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2472-218 - Jessey Sykes obtained a mortgage from Clara Clements and Archibald Donnelly Michie on 23 Dec 1890, he sold the land on 1 May 1893, and the mortgagee foreclosed on the new owner 16 Mar 1895.
  3. [S66] Berwick Shire Rates, 1870-1965 1890/91 N80 Sykes Jessey Contractor House 320 acres
    1891/92 N80 Sykes Jessey Contractor House 320 acres
    1892/93 N64 Sykes Jessey Contractor Haines St N Melbourne - House 320 acres
    1893/94 N56 Sykes Jessey Contractor N Melbourne - unpaid
    1894/95 N56 Sykes Jessey Hotelkeeper Beaconsfield - paid by Mrs C Clements
    1895/96 N35 Clements Mr
    1896/97 N35 Clements Mrs (Estate of)
    1897/98 N35 Clements Mrs Lady Melbourne
    1898/99 N35 Clements Mrs Lady Melbourne - unpaid
    1899/00 N40 Clements Mrs Lady Melbourne - paid by F Argus
    1900/01 N40 Argus Francis Farmer (Mrs Clements' Estate) Lessee Tylden 320 acres
    1901/02 N40 Argus Francis Farmer Tylden - paid by National Trustees.
  4. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  5. [S14] Newspaper - Geelong Advertiser, 15 Sep 1899, p1.
Last Edited4 Sep 2018

Bernard Joseph Murphy

M, #11730
Land-UBeac*1 May 1893 GEM-D-71A. Transfer from Jessey Sykes to Bernard Joseph Murphy.1 
Land-Note*16 Mar 1895 GEM-D-71A: Mortgagee: Clara Clements Archibald Donnelly Michie. Bernard Joseph Murphy took over Sykes' mortgage, but Clara Clements and Archibald Donnelly Michie foreclosed on 16 Mar 1895. Mortgagor was Bernard Joseph Murphy.2 
Land-UBeac*16 Mar 1895 GEM-D-71A. Transfer from Bernard Joseph Murphy to The Trustees Executors and Agency Company Ltd. Foreclosed.3 

Citations

  1. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2472-218 - Jessey Sykes to Bernard Joseph Murphy of Blemheim Street Balaclava Builder. Clara Clements and Archibald Donnelly Michie foreclosed on his mortgage on 16 Mar 1895 - C/T 2563-439.
  2. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2472-218 - Jessey Sykes obtained a mortgage from Clara Clements and Archibald Donnelly Michie on 23 Dec 1890, he sold the land on 1 May 1893, and the mortgagee foreclosed on the new owner 16 Mar 1895.
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2563-439 - Foreclosed to The National Trustees Executors and Agency Company of Australasia Limited of No 454 Collins Street Melbourne.
Last Edited10 Oct 2016
 

NOTE

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