William Douglas Dunlop

M, #24452, b. 1880, d. 3 Jul 1918
1913
source ancestry
Probate (Will)* 222/710. William D DUNLOP Date of grant: 06 Jul 1928; Date of death: 03 Jul 1918; Occupation: Dairyman; Residence: Berwick.1 
Birth*1880 
Marriage*1904 Spouse: Amy Rose Docwra. VIC, Australia, #M6381/1904.2
 
Land-Berwick*1918 BER-16 (part), Grassmere. 258 acres - owner Beaumont.3 
Death*3 Jul 1918 Berwick, VIC, Australia, #D7596/1918 (Age 38) [par William Charles DUNLOP & Julia Adela GOLDSTONE].4 
Death-Notice4 Jul 1918DUNLOP.—On the 3rd July, at "Grassmere," Berwick, William Douglass, beloved husband of Amy Rose, eldest son of the late William Charles Dunlop, of Heatherton, and Julia Adelia Lawrence, of Oakleigh, aged 38 years.5 
Death-Notice*5 Jul 1918DUNLOP.—Friends of the late Mr. WILLIAM DUGLAS DUNLOP are respectfully invited to follow his remains to the place of interment, Cheltenham Cemetery. Funeral to leave his residence, "Grassmere," Berwick, THIS DAY (Friday, July 5), at 10.30 a.m., arriving at cemetery at 3 o'clock.
JOHN GRANT, Undertaker. Tel. 25 Berwick.6 

Newspaper-Articles

  • 11 Jul 1918: BERWICK. On Wednesday morning the death occurred of Mr William Dunlop, who has been a resident of Berwick for the past three -years. The deceased gentleman has been in delicate health for some time. He leaves a widow and family of 4 children to mourn his loss. The funeral took place on Friday at Cheltenham, the Rev. A. J. Cole, of Berwick officiating at the graveside.7
  • 6 Feb 1919: Important Clearing Sale. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6.
    Upper Beaconsfield Road. BERWICK.
    JOSEPH CLARKE & CO. have received instructions from Messrs Dunlop Bros., owing to the death of one brother and to wind up the estate, also on account of expiration of lease, to sell, without reserve, on the above date at the farm, about one mile from Berwick, the whole of their Choice Dairy Herd, Horses, Implements, Etc., as under
    61 HEAD OF CATTLE 61
    28 milkers, mostly 1st, 2nd and 3rd calf
    12 forward springers
    1 cow and vealer
    + 2 springing heifers 2yrs old; 2 heifers, 18 months; 1 Ayrshire bull, 4yrs, pedigree at sale; 1 Ayrshire bull, 18 months; 1 yearling bull; 13 poddies, 4 and 5 months old, good colors.
    Horses—3 draught horses; 1 grey medium draught mare, extra good; 1 ditto, 4 yrs, just broken ; 1 grey pony, thick set, any trial.
    Implements-Light farm waggon, milk cart, reaper and binder (Deering), seed drill, 11-disc (McCormick), d f. plough (Mitchell), set harrows (4-leaf), potato planter, new (Eureka), potato digger, about 100 tons good oaten hay; all implements nearly new.
    Harness-Set milk cart harness, dray saddle and breeching (new), 7 draught collars, light jinker saddle, pony collar, 5 pairs winkers, 5 pairs hames, leather reins, 4 pairs plough chains, back chain, pole straps. Sundries-24 milk cans (30, 40 and 50qts), full sized cooler and piping, 80qt vat, separator, 45 gallons (Alpha De Laval, new), 100 gallon tank, force pump (double action), 22 feet 2in. piping, binder knife sharpener, several coils barb wire, 600 chaff and sac bags, 2 bags manure (bone and super), wheel barrow, plough seat, quantity sawn timber, forks, shovels, crow bars, and numerous sundries.
    Sale at 12 o'clock sharp. Luncheon Provided.
    Joseph Clarke and Co., Auctioneers, Dandenong8

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 7591/ P2 unit 782, item 222/710
    VPRS 28/ P3 unit 1889, item 222/710.
  2. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  3. [S66] Berwick Shire Rates, 1870-1965 1918 NAV 103.
  4. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online).
  5. [S16] Newspaper - The Age (Melbourne, Vic.) 4 Jul 1918, p1.
  6. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Fri 5 Jul 1918, p1
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article1414756
  7. [S196] Newspaper - Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate (Vic.) Dandenong Advertiser and Cranbourne, Berwick and Oakleigh Advocate (Vic.), Thu 11 Jul 1918, p2
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article88814406
  8. [S12] Newspaper - South Bourke and Mornington Journal (Richmond, Vic.), Thu 6 Feb 1919, p2
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66195521
Last Edited9 Jan 2021

Amy Rose Docwra

F, #24453, b. 1882, d. 1973
1913
source ancestry
Father*Joseph Docwra
Mother*Rebecca Elizabeth Tilley
Married NameDunlop. 
Birth*1882 Cheltenham, VIC, Australia, #B14778/1882 [par Joseph D. & Rececca Eliz TILLEY] - as Amy Rose DOEWRA.1 
Marriage*1904 Spouse: William Douglas Dunlop. VIC, Australia, #M6381/1904.2
 
Widow3 Jul 1918Amy Rose Docwra became a widow upon the death of her husband William Douglas Dunlop.3 
Death*1973 Brighton, VIC, Australia, #D6191/1973 (Age 90) [par unknown DOCWRA & Rebecca].4 

Citations

  1. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online).
  2. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  3. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online).
  4. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D6191/1973 - born Cheltenham."
Last Edited9 Jan 2021

Gunner Vernon Lawrence

M, #24459, b. 1907, d. 1994
Father*George Douglas Lawrence b. 22 Apr 1880, d. 21 Apr 1960
Mother*Johanne Berthe Gunnersen 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 Lawrence

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. Tasmanian Names Index "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 Lawrence

M, #24461, b. 1915
Father*George Douglas Lawrence b. 22 Apr 1880, d. 21 Apr 1960
Mother*Johanne Berthe Gunnersen 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 Lawrence

F, #24462, b. 1911
Father*George Douglas Lawrence b. 22 Apr 1880, d. 21 Apr 1960
Mother*Johanne Berthe Gunnersen b. 1882, d. 15 Jun 1938
Married NameSouthwood.1 
Birth*1911 Camberwell, VIC, Australia, #B26442/1911.2 
Marriage*1939 Spouse: Ivan George Southwood. VIC, Australia, #M1158/1939.1
 

Citations

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

Nora Johanne Lawrence

F, #24463, b. 1913
Father*George Douglas Lawrence b. 22 Apr 1880, d. 21 Apr 1960
Mother*Johanne Berthe Gunnersen b. 1882, d. 15 Jun 1938
Married NameHancock.1 
Birth*1913 Camberwell, VIC, Australia, #B10181/1913.2 
Marriage*1940 Spouse: Ellis Hancock. VIC, Australia, #M10822/1940.1
 

Citations

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

Mavis Berthe Lawrence

F, #24464, b. 1918, d. 1981
Father*George Douglas Lawrence b. 22 Apr 1880, d. 21 Apr 1960
Mother*Johanne Berthe Gunnersen 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 - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Tue 14 May 1935, p1
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12238281
  6. [S16] Newspaper - The Age (Melbourne, Vic.), 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 - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Mon 10 Jun 1935, p18
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12247169
Last Edited8 Apr 2020
 

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