Gunner Vernon Lawrence1

M, #24459, b. 1907, d. 1994
Father*George Douglas Lawrence1 b. 22 Apr 1880, d. 21 Apr 1960
Mother*Johanne Berthe Gunnersen1 b. 1882, d. 15 Jun 1938
Place in Upper Beac* Vernon Road. Mount Misery. Vernon's father, George Douglas Lawrence, subdivided this area and named some of the roads after his children. 
Birth*1907 Balwyn, VIC, Australia, #B576/1907.1 
Marriage*1933 Spouse: Ilma Louisa Hooper. VIC, Australia, #M114/1933.2
 
(Witness) Land-Note13 Oct 1960 PAK l/p 8240 Mount Misery: George Douglas Lawrence died on 21st April 1960. Probate of his will has been granted to Gunner Vernon Lawrence of 51 Lisson Grove Hawthorn Company Director and Harold John Lawrence of 9 Kalimna Street Balwyn Transport Consultant.3 
Death*1994 
Probate (Will)*1994 1087/080 LAWRENCE GUNNER VERNON DONVALE.4 

Citations

  1. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online).
  2. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4224-781 - George Douglas Lawrence died on 21st April 1960. Probate of his will has been granted to Gunner Vernon Lawrence of 51 Lisson Grove Hawthorn Company Director and Harold John Lawrence of 9 Kalimna Street Balwyn Transport Consultant.
  4. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/ P24 unit 269, item 1087/080.
Last Edited8 Apr 2020

Vernon Elliott Lawrence1

M, #24460, b. 22 Jul 1875
Note* Vernon Elliott LAWRENCE and George Douglas LAWRENCE were cousins. 
Birth*22 Jul 1875 Longford, TAS, Australia. [par Effingham Billopp LAWRENCE & Grace BARNARD]1 
Land-UBeac*23 Aug 1922 PAK l/p 8240 Mount Misery (Lot 76), part of 105 Cooinda Road. Transfer from George Douglas Lawrence to Vernon Elliott Lawrence. Transfer 1062086 - C/T 4608-490.2 

Citations

  1. [S64] Archives Office of Tasmania. BDM Index Tasmania "father of Billopp, Lake River, Gentleman."
  2. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4224-781 - Vernon Elliott Lawrence - C/T 4608-490.
Last Edited8 Apr 2020

Harold John Lawrence1

M, #24461, b. 1915
Father*George Douglas Lawrence1 b. 22 Apr 1880, d. 21 Apr 1960
Mother*Johanne Berthe Gunnersen1 b. 1882, d. 15 Jun 1938
Birth*1915 Camberwell, VIC, Australia, #B1410/1915.1 
Marriage*1940 Spouse: Mavis Ella Averill. VIC, Australia, #M15894/1940.2
 
(Witness) Land-Note13 Oct 1960 PAK l/p 8240 Mount Misery: George Douglas Lawrence died on 21st April 1960. Probate of his will has been granted to Gunner Vernon Lawrence of 51 Lisson Grove Hawthorn Company Director and Harold John Lawrence of 9 Kalimna Street Balwyn Transport Consultant.3 

Citations

  1. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online).
  2. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4224-781 - George Douglas Lawrence died on 21st April 1960. Probate of his will has been granted to Gunner Vernon Lawrence of 51 Lisson Grove Hawthorn Company Director and Harold John Lawrence of 9 Kalimna Street Balwyn Transport Consultant.
Last Edited8 Apr 2020

Jessie Marie Lawrence1

F, #24462, b. 1911
Father*George Douglas Lawrence1 b. 22 Apr 1880, d. 21 Apr 1960
Mother*Johanne Berthe Gunnersen1 b. 1882, d. 15 Jun 1938
Married NameSouthwood.2 
Birth*1911 Camberwell, VIC, Australia, #B26442/1911.1 
Marriage*1939 Spouse: Ivan George Southwood. VIC, Australia, #M1158/1939.2
 

Citations

  1. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online).
  2. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
Last Edited8 Apr 2020

Nora Johanne Lawrence1

F, #24463, b. 1913
Father*George Douglas Lawrence1 b. 22 Apr 1880, d. 21 Apr 1960
Mother*Johanne Berthe Gunnersen1 b. 1882, d. 15 Jun 1938
Married NameHancock.2 
Birth*1913 Camberwell, VIC, Australia, #B10181/1913.1 
Marriage*1940 Spouse: Ellis Hancock. VIC, Australia, #M10822/1940.2
 

Citations

  1. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online).
  2. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
Last Edited8 Apr 2020

Mavis Berthe Lawrence1

F, #24464, b. 1918, d. 1981
Father*George Douglas Lawrence1 b. 22 Apr 1880, d. 21 Apr 1960
Mother*Johanne Berthe Gunnersen1 b. 1882, d. 15 Jun 1938
Place in Upper Beac* Mavis Avenue. Mount Misery. Mavis' father, George Douglas Lawrence, subdivided this area and named some of the roads after his children. 
Birth*1918 Balwyn, VIC, Australia, #B8381/1918.1 
Death*1981 Macleod, VIC, Australia, #D12264/1981 - as Lawrence.2 

Citations

  1. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online).
  2. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "born Melbourne."
Last Edited8 Apr 2020

Philip Constantine McHenry

M, #24465, b. 1896, d. 1952
Birth*1896 Footscray, VIC, Australia, #B11653/1896 [par John McHENRY & Mary BLAYNEY].1 
Land-UBeac*26 Apr 1921 PAK l/p 8240 Mount Misery (Lot 104). Transfer from George Douglas Lawrence to Philip Constantine McHenry. Transfer 993785 - C/T 4449-773.2 
Marriage*1930 Spouse: Mary J Teresa Casserly. VIC, Australia, #M7300/1930.3
 
Death*1952 Essendon North, VIC, Australia, #D13969/1952 (Age 56) [par John McHENRY & Mary BLAYNEY].4 

Citations

  1. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online).
  2. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4224-781 - Philip Constantine McHenry - C/T 4449-773.
  3. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  4. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D13969/1952 - born FOOTSCRAY."
Last Edited8 Apr 2020

Alice Maud Fielding

F, #24466, b. 1888, d. 1970
Birth*1888 
Land-UBeac*9 May 1921 PAK l/p 8240 Mount Misery (Lot 23), (12) Vernon Road. Transfer from George Douglas Lawrence to Alice Maud Fielding. Transfer 995961 - 1a 0r 10 1/10p - C/T 4466-043.1 
Death*1970 Camberwell, VIC, Australia, possible death: #D21189/1970 (Age 82) [par SMITH].2 

Citations

  1. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4224-781 - Alice Maud Fielding - C/T 4466-043.
  2. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online).
Last Edited8 Apr 2020

Campbell Edward Baxter

M, #24467, b. 1892, d. 1927
Birth*1892 Geelong, VIC, Australia, #B32921/1892 [par Campbell Squire BAXTER & Mary Emeline WOODS].1 
Land-UBeac*11 May 1921 PAK l/p 8240 Mount Misery (Lots 109.110), 25/45 Warrawee Avenue. Transfer from George Douglas Lawrence to Campbell Edward Baxter. Transfer 996481 - 1a 2r 8p - C/T 4466-045.2 
Death*1927 Heidelberg, VIC, Australia, #D10433/1927 (Age 37) [par unknown].3 
Inquest14 Sep 1927Inquest held 1927/1101. Campbell Edward BAXTER Cause of death: Broncho pneumonia; Location of inquest: Mont Park Asylum; Date of inquest: 14 Sep 1927.4 

Citations

  1. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online).
  2. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4224-781 - Campbell Edward Baxter - C/T 4466-045.
  3. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online).
  4. [S24] PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 24/ P0 unit 1119, item 1927/1101.
Last Edited8 Apr 2020

Lina Warde

F, #24470, b. 1892, d. 1971
Married NameGunnersen. 
Birth*1892 Brisbane, QLD, Australia. 
Marriage*1914 Spouse: Thorold William Gunnersen. VIC, Australia, #M16/1914.1
 
Land-UBeac*2 Aug 1922 PAK l/p 8240 Mount Misery (Lot 32), 24 Vernon Road. Transfer from George Douglas Lawrence to Lina Gunnersen. Transfer 1062085 - 1a 1r 19 1/2p - C/T 4608-489.2 
Widow1960She became a widow upon the death of her husband Thorold William Gunnersen.3 
Death*1971 Lilydale, VIC, Australia, #D22964/1971 (Age 79) [par Charles WARDE & Elisif Natalia CHRISTOFFERSEN].4 

Citations

  1. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online) "as WARD + WARDE."
  2. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4224-781 - Lina Gunnersen - C/T 4608-489.
  3. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online).
  4. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D22964/1971 - born Brisbane Queensland."
Last Edited8 Apr 2020

Elizabeth Retchford

F, #24474, b. 1863, d. 12 May 1935
Married NameNicols. 
Birth*1863 Ballarat, VIC, Australia, #B18567/1863 [par Thomas RETCHFORD & Ann PROCTOR].1 
Marriage*1890 Spouse: George Harry Nicols. VIC, Australia, #M675/1890.2
 
Land-UBeac*17 Sep 1923 PAK l/p 8240 Mount Misery (Lot 72), part of 53 Cooinda Road. Transfer from George Douglas Lawrence to Elizabeth Retchford. Transfer 1127718 - 1a 3r 34p - C/T 4783-462.3 
Death*12 May 1935 Beaconsfield, VIC, Australia, #D13880/1935 (Age 71) [par Thomas RETCHFORD & Ann PROCTOR] - reg Berwick as NICHOLLS.4 
Death-Notice*14 May 1935NICHOLS.-On the 12th May, at her residence, Beaconsfield, Elizabeth, dearly beloved wife of George H. Nichols and mother of Evelyn (Mrs L Jeffrey, Broadford), aged 71 years.5,6 

Grave

  • 2-137-A, Berwick Cemetery, Berwick, VIC, Australia7

Family

George Harry Nicols b. 1860, d. 29 Apr 1947
Child 1.Evelyn Hinemoa Nicols b. 30 Jul 1893, d. 12 May 1991

Newspaper-Articles

  • 10 Jun 1935, AFTER the expiration of fourteen days from the publication hereof application will be made to the Supreme Court of Victoria. .. PROBATE of the WILL dated 11th December 1926 of ELIZABETH NICHOLS late of Cooinda Rd. Beaconsfield in Victoria married woman deceased may be granted to George Harry Nichols, of the same address gentleman being the executor appointed by the said will.8

Citations

  1. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online).
  2. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4224-781 - Elizabeth Nichols - C/T 4783-462.
  4. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online).
  5. [S11] Newspaper - Argus The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), Tue 14 May 1935, p1
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12238281
  6. [S16] Newspaper - The Age The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), Tue 14 May 1935, p1
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article204361953
  7. [S44] Index of burials in the cemetery of Berwick,
    2-137-A Nichols     Elizabeth F 70 14/05/1935 933
    2-137-A Nichols     George H. M 88 30/04/1947 1202.
  8. [S11] Newspaper - Argus The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), Mon 10 Jun 1935, p18
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12247169
Last Edited8 Apr 2020
 

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