Laura Rippon

F, #21605, b. Dec 1840, d. 2 May 1901
Married NameTaylor. 
Birth*Dec 1840 St Saviour Southwark, London, England, Dec Q [St Saviour Southwark] 4 422.1 
Marriage*19 Oct 1867 Spouse: William Taylor. St Philip's Church, East Collingwood, VIC, Australia, #M3420.2
Marriage-Notice*21 Oct 1867 TAYLOR—RIPPON.—On the 19th inst., at St. Philip's Church, East Collingwood, by the Rev. B. S. Walker, William, only surviving son of the late Mr. John Taylor, of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, to Laura, daughter of Charles Rippon, Esq., solicitor, Fitzroy.3 
Widow10 Jan 1893Laura Rippon became a widow upon the death of her husband William Taylor.4,5 
Death*2 May 1901 Caulfield, VIC, Australia, #D5135 (Age 60) [par Charles RIPPON & Eliza WILLIAMS].4,5 
Death-Notice*3 May 1901 TAYLOR.—On the 2nd May, at her residence, "Sydenham," Carnarvon-street, Caulfield, Laura, wife of the late William Taylor.6 
Death-Notice4 May 1901 THE Friends of the late Mrs. LAURA TAYLOR are informed her remains will be interred in the Melbourne General Cemetery, leaving her residence, Sydenham, Carnarvon-street, Caulfield, at 11 a.m. THIS DAY (Saturday), the 4th inst.7 


  1. [S9] Free BMD. Index. Online @
  2. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  3. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Mon 21 Oct 1867, p4
  4. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online).
  5. [S20] Various indexed records of GSV - Genealogical Society Victoria "no listing found on GSV burial index - so probably no headstone."
  6. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Fri 3 May 1901, p1
  7. [S16] Newspaper - The Age (Melbourne, Vic.), Sat 4 May 1901, p16
Last Edited4 Feb 2019

Victoria Isabella Cook

F, #21611, b. Sep 1838, d. Jun 1911
Married NameTaylor. 
Birth*Sep 1838 Westminster, London, England, Sep Q [Westminster].1 1 334 (mother HOWLETT] 
Marriage*9 May 1865 Spouse: George William Taylor. Sydney, NSW, Australia, #M392/1865.2
Marriage-Notice*13 May 1865 TAYLOR—COOK—May 9th, by special license, by the Rev. John Graham, at Congregational Church, Pitt-street, George William Taylor, Esq., Newcastle, fifth son of the Rev. William Taylor, Rhos, near Wrexham, North Wales, to Victoria Isabella Cook, second daughter of George Cook, Esq., Westminster, London.3 
Death*Jun 1911 St Marylebone, London, England, Jun Q [St Marylebone] 1a 327 (Age 73.)4 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
31 Mar 190175 Charlwood Street, St George Hanover Square, London, England(Head of Household) George William Taylor;
Age 62
Member(s) of Household: Ernest Cook Taylor5
2 Apr 1911Arrigo BOCCHI, 57 Wellington Road N W, London, EnglandAge 72 - Mother-in-law (Married) With Florence Victoria Taylor; Florence BOCCHI - Age 35 (married 12 years, 1 child)6


  1. [S332] UK - General Register Office Indexes.
  2. [S7] Registry of NSW Births Deaths and Marriages.
  3. [S14] Newspaper - Sydney Mail (NSW), Sat 13 May 1865, p9
  4. [S9] Free BMD. Index. Online @
  5. [S83] UK census - viewed on Ancestry "Class: RG13; Piece: 87; Folio: 183; Page: 41."
  6. [S83] UK census - viewed on Ancestry "Class: RG14; Piece: 585."
Last Edited4 Feb 2019

Sarah Ann Haines

F, #21629, b. 1868, d. 1963
Married NameSimmons.1 
Birth*1868 Berwick, VIC, Australia.1 
Marriage*1902 Spouse: John Simmons. VIC, Australia, #M2320.2
Widow1961Sarah Ann Haines became a widow upon the death of her husband John Simmons.3 
Death*1963 Syndal, VIC, Australia, #D16445 (Age 95) [par Unknown].1 


  1. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  2. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online) "registered once as Annie Haines, once as Sarah Haines."
  3. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
Last Edited4 Aug 2019


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