Frederick William Penn Force

M, #24724, b. 19 Mar 1860, d. 1 Sep 1945
Father*Frederick Baker Force b. 1831, d. 28 Nov 1914
Mother*Harriett Dowle b. 1834, d. 15 Sep 1865
Birth*19 Mar 1860 Fitzroy, VIC, Australia, #B5817/1860 - reg Collingwood - as Frederick William.1 
Birth-Notice*21 Mar 1860On the 19th inst., at Webb-street, Fitzroy, Mrs. Frederick B. Force of a son.2 
Marriage*1897 Spouse: Clara Victoria Sunderland. VIC, Australia, #M5434/1897.3
 
Death*1 Sep 1945 Melbourne, VIC, Australia, #D8748/1945 (Age 85) [par Frederick Baker FORCE & Harriett DOWLE].4 
Death-Notice*3 Sep 1945FORCE.—On September 1, at Alfred Hospital, Frederick William, dearly loved husband of Clara Force, of 30 Elizabeth street, Malvern, and loving father of Thomas, George, and Clare.5 

Family

Clara Victoria Sunderland d. 4 Jan 1954
Child 1.Frederick Berwick Force b. 1899, d. Oct 1899

Citations

  1. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online).
  2. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Wed 21 Mar 1860, p4
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5679231
  3. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  4. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D8748/1945 - born HAWTHORN."
  5. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Mon 3 Sep 1945, p2
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article973682
Last Edited28 May 2020

Clara Victoria Sunderland

F, #24725, d. 4 Jan 1954
Married NameForce. 
Marriage*1897 Spouse: Frederick William Penn Force. VIC, Australia, #M5434/1897.1
 
Widow1 Sep 1945Clara Victoria Sunderland became a widow upon the death of her husband Frederick William Penn Force.2 
Death*4 Jan 1954 Malvern, VIC, Australia. 
Death-Notice*5 Jan 1954FORCE, Clara Victoria.—On January 4, at her residence, 30 Elizabeth street, Malvern, beloved wife of the late Frederick Force, loving mother of Frederick (deceased), Thomas, George, and Clare.—In God's care.3 

Family

Frederick William Penn Force b. 19 Mar 1860, d. 1 Sep 1945
Child 1.Frederick Berwick Force b. 1899, d. Oct 1899

Citations

  1. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  2. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D8748/1945 - born HAWTHORN."
  3. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Tue 5 Jan 1954, p12
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article26583114
Last Edited28 May 2020

Frederick Berwick Force

M, #24726, b. 1899, d. Oct 1899
Father*Frederick William Penn Force b. 19 Mar 1860, d. 1 Sep 1945
Mother*Clara Victoria Sunderland d. 4 Jan 1954
Birth*1899 Berwick, VIC, Australia, #B24451/1899.1 
Death*Oct 1899 Berwick, VIC, Australia, #D12557/1899 (Age 10 days.)2 

Grave

  • Berwick Cemetery, Berwick, VIC, Australia3

Citations

  1. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online).
  2. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online).
  3. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "Force Frederick B. M 0 14/10/1899 336."
Last Edited28 May 2020

Frederick Baker Force

M, #24730, b. 1831, d. 28 Nov 1914
Frederick Baker FORCE
(photo ancestry)
Probate (Will)* 136/818. Frederick B Force, Residence: Berwick, Death Date: 28 Nov 1914, Occupation: Gent, Grant Date: 25 Jan 1915
Land at Berwick containing 2 acres or thereabouts being Allottments 7, 8, 9, 10 Section 13, Parish of Berwick, upon which are erected six-roomed Weather Board Villa (known as "Homegarth" and out-buildings. Valued ar £575. Deceased and his wife were joint owners of this property. Deceased's one-half share £287.10.0.1 
Birth*1831 Exeter, Devon, England.2 
Marriage*20 Apr 1859 Spouse: Harriett Dowle. St John's, Heidelberg, VIC, Australia, #M1597/1859.3
 
Marriage-Notice*26 Apr 1859On the 20th inst., at St John's Church, Heidelberg, by the Rev. James Lynar, Mr Frederick Baker Force, formerly of Exeter, to Harriet, youngest daughter of Mr. James Dowle, late of Treribble House, Llangarren.4 
Widower15 Sep 1865Frederick Baker Force became a widower upon the death of his wife Harriett Dowle.5 
Marriage*2 Mar 1867 Spouse: Emma Le Cren. St John's, VIC, Australia, #M137/1867 - as Emma CUSSONS.3
 
Marriage-Notice*5 Mar 1867FORCE—CUSSONS.—On the 2nd inst., at St. John's, by the Rev. J. Barlow, Frederick B. Force, of Hawthorn, to Emma, relict of Thomas Cussons, Esq., and eldest daughter of the late Henry Le Cren, Esq., of Dalston, London.6 
Widower12 Mar 1896Frederick Baker Force became a widower upon the death of his wife Emma Le Cren.7 
Marriage*12 Apr 1898 Spouse: Augusta Waldron Elder. St Martin's, Hawksburn, VIC, Australia, #M2052/1898.3
Marriage-Notice*7 May 1898FORCE—ELDER.–On the 12th April, at St. Martin's, Hawksburn, by the Rev. T. H. Rust, M. A., Frederick Baker Force, of Melbourne, to Augusta Waldron Elder, eldest daughter of the late Charles Elder, artist, Gower-street, London, and step-daughter of Chester Earles, Hawksburn, Melbourne.8 
Land-Note*1909 BER-26. Willoughby Curtois Frederick Force is the tenant of Hemingford H + 16a Lot 26 N30.9 
Land-Berwick*abt 1911 BER-T13-7.8.9.10. Transfer from Peter Gardiner to Frederick Baker Force Augusta Waldron Force. At the time of Force's death, Frederick and Augusta Force are joint owners, probably from c1910 - 2a with 6-room wb villa known as "Homegarth."10,11,12 
Death*28 Nov 1914 Berwick, VIC, Australia, #D12756/1914 (Age 83) [par John FORCE & Sarah CAWSEY].7 
Death-Notice*30 Nov 1914FORCE.—On the 28th November, at his residence Homegarth, Berwick, Frederick Baker, dearly beloved husband of Augusta W. Force, in his 84th year. A colonist of 62 years, and late treasurer of the M. and M. Board of Works.
FORCE.—The Friends of the late Mr. F. B. FORCE, of Berwick, are informed that his remains will be interred at the Boroondara Cemetery at 1 o'clock THIS DAY.
J. GRANT, Berwick.13 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
bt 1903 - 1909Berwick, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: labourer. With Augusta Waldron Force.14,15,16
bt 1912 - 1914Berwick, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: independent means. With Augusta Waldron Force.17,18,19

Family

Harriett Dowle b. 1834, d. 15 Sep 1865
Child 1.Frederick William Penn Force+ b. 19 Mar 1860, d. 1 Sep 1945

Newspaper-Articles

  • 2 Feb 1910: Last week a very pleasant function took place at "Hemmingford," the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Force. During the season visitors to "Manuka House" have been in the habit of using the tennis court at "Hemmingford" as that of the local club was out of repair, and it was as a token of appreciation that they presented Mr. and Mrs. Force with a copper flower bowl. The occasion was made pleasant by complimentary speeches, and the recipients made it evident that a degree of the pleasure derived was shared by them.20
  • 16 Feb 1911: From F. B. Force, Berwick, expressing his willingness to take a further lease of the old Shire-hall at Berwick.—On the motion of Crs.Riley and Beaumont, to be allowed to continue in monthly occupancy.21
  • 18 May 1911: From F. B. Force, Berwick, enclosing rent due for the old shire hall, and asking to be allowed to remove a fallen tree on the property.
    On the motion of Crs Barr and Beaumont, to be allowed to remove the tree.22
  • 14 Sep 1911: From F. B. Force. Berwick, forwarding £3 9/4, due for rent on the old shire hall.—Received.23
  • 4 Jul 1912: From F. B. Force, Homegarth, Berwick, enclosing rent for council's land, and asking to be allowed to leave his phaeton in the council's shed.—Referred to the clerk of works24
  • 20 Feb 1913: From F. B. Force, Berwick, enclosing cheque for £2 12s, being rent for old shire hall and paddock.—Received.25
  • 1 Dec 1914: Mr. F. B. Force, 83, who died at Berwick on Saturday, was at one time accountant of the Melbourne Water Supply, and afterwards treasurer of the Metropolitan Board of Works, he entered the Government service in 1858, and was transferred to the Board of Works, with the officials, in 1891. Mr. Force retired from the service of the Board 11 years ago. The funeral took place at the Boroondara Cemetery yesterday afternoon, and among those present were Mr. G. E. Oliver, engineer-in-chief ; Mr. H. Higginson, Assistant-Secretary, and Mr R. Richardson, Treasurer, of the Board.26
  • 2 Dec 1914: Mr Frederick B. Force, who has resided in Berwick for several years. died at his residence " Homegarth " early on Saturday last. The deceased gentleman, who was 84 years of age, had been ailing for some time, and his death was not unexpected, The late Mr. Force was at one time employed as treasurer on the old Metropolitan Board of Works. The news of his death was received with regret by many friends; His remains were interred in the Borandara cemetery on Monday. Sympathy is expressed for the bereaved relatives in their trouble.27

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 7591/P0002, 136/818
    VPRS 28/P0003, 136/818.
  2. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, Frederick Baker Force Family Tree
    Personal Member Tree 18 attached records, 23 sources photos
    Name: Frederick Baker Force
    Birth: 1831 - Exeter, Devon, England.
  3. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  4. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Tue 26 Apr 1859, p4
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5680122
  5. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "born Gloucestershire."
  6. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Tue 5 Mar 1867, p4
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5787599
  7. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online).
  8. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Sat 7 May 1898, p1
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/9832660
  9. [S66] Berwick Shire Rates, 1870-1965 1909/10 Fred Force, tenant of W Curtois, H + 16a Lot 26 Berwick N30.
  10. [S66] Berwick Shire Rates, 1870-1965 1910/11 #2594 Peter Gardiner House Lots 7 to 10 Sec 13 N22 - crossed out, now Force
    1911/12 #131 Fred W Force N22.
  11. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), title number not given in probate.
  12. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 7591/ P2 unit 520, item 136/818
    VPRS 28/ P3 unit 496, item 136/818.
  13. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Mon 30 Nov 1914, p1
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article10819612
  14. [S103] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1903.
  15. [S108] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1908.
  16. [S109] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1909.
  17. [S112] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1912.
  18. [S113] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1913.
  19. [S114] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1914.
  20. [S12] Newspaper - South Bourke and Mornington Journal (Richmond, Vic.), Wed 2 Feb 1910, p2
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66201289
  21. [S12] Newspaper - South Bourke and Mornington Journal (Richmond, Vic.), Thu 16 Feb 1911, p3
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66203229
  22. [S12] Newspaper - South Bourke and Mornington Journal (Richmond, Vic.), Thu 18 May 1911, p4
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66203767
  23. [S12] Newspaper - South Bourke and Mornington Journal (Richmond, Vic.), Thu 14 Sep 1911, p3
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66204450
  24. [S12] Newspaper - South Bourke and Mornington Journal (Richmond, Vic.), Thu 4 Jul 1912, p3
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66180867
  25. [S12] Newspaper - South Bourke and Mornington Journal (Richmond, Vic.), Thu 20 Feb 1913, p3
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/66182572
  26. [S14] Newspaper - The Bendigo Independent (Vic.), Tue 1 Dec 1914, p5
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/227631549
  27. [S19] Newspaper - Berwick Shire News and Pakenham and Cranbourne Gazette (Berwick, Vic.), Wed 2 Dec 1914, p2
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/89081803
Last Edited26 Apr 2022

Harriett Dowle

F, #24731, b. 1834, d. 15 Sep 1865
Married NameForce.1 
Birth*1834 
Marriage*20 Apr 1859 Spouse: Frederick Baker Force. St John's, Heidelberg, VIC, Australia, #M1597/1859.1
 
Marriage-Notice*26 Apr 1859On the 20th inst., at St John's Church, Heidelberg, by the Rev. James Lynar, Mr Frederick Baker Force, formerly of Exeter, to Harriet, youngest daughter of Mr. James Dowle, late of Treribble House, Llangarren.2 
Death*15 Sep 1865 Hawthorn, VIC, Australia, #D6709/1865 (Age 31) [par James DOWLE & Mary WHITE].3 
Death-Notice*16 Sep 1865FORCE.—On the 15th inst., at her residence, Hawthorn, Harriet, the beloved wife of Frederick B. Force, aged thirty-one.
THE Friends of Mr. FREDERICK BAKER FORCE are respectfully informed that the funeral of his late wife will move from his residence Main-road, Hawthorn, to the Kew Cemetery, on Sunday, 17th inst., at 3 p.m.
EDWARD WARWICK, undertaker, Derby-street, Collingwood.4,5 

Family

Frederick Baker Force b. 1831, d. 28 Nov 1914
Child 1.Frederick William Penn Force+ b. 19 Mar 1860, d. 1 Sep 1945

Citations

  1. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  2. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Tue 26 Apr 1859, p4
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5680122
  3. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "born Gloucestershire."
  4. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Sat 16 Sep 1865, p4
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5783008
  5. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Sat 16 Sep 1865, p8
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5783107
Last Edited28 May 2020

Emma Le Cren

F, #24732, b. 1825, d. 12 Mar 1896
Married NameForce. 
Birth*1825 
Marriage*2 Mar 1867 Spouse: Frederick Baker Force. St John's, VIC, Australia, #M137/1867 - as Emma CUSSONS.1
 
Marriage-Notice*5 Mar 1867FORCE—CUSSONS.—On the 2nd inst., at St. John's, by the Rev. J. Barlow, Frederick B. Force, of Hawthorn, to Emma, relict of Thomas Cussons, Esq., and eldest daughter of the late Henry Le Cren, Esq., of Dalston, London.2 
Death*12 Mar 1896 Hawthorn, VIC, Australia, #D2140/1896 (Age 71) [par Henry LECREN & Emma Ann DAVIS].3 
Death-Notice*14 Mar 1896FORCE.—On the 12th inst., at Cheriton, Mary-street, Grace-park, Hawthorn, Emma, wife of Frederick Baker Force, aged 71 years. Interred in Boroondara Cemetery 13th inst.4 

Citations

  1. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  2. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Tue 5 Mar 1867, p4
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5787599
  3. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online).
  4. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Sat 14 Mar 1896, p1
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article8894796
Last Edited28 May 2020

Augusta Waldron Elder

F, #24733, b. 13 Jul 1846, d. 18 Sep 1928
Augusta (Gussie) Waldron FORCE nee ELDER
(photo ancestry)
Father*Charles Elder
Mother*Caroline Geary
Probate (Will)* 224/246. Augusta W Force, Residence: Berwick, Death Date: 18 Sep 1928, Occupation: Widow, Grant Date: 26 Oct 1928
ALL THAT piece of land being Allotments 7 and 8 Section 13 Town and Parish of Berwick County of Mornington containing 1 acre upon which is erected a six room weatherboard villa and usual outhouses and known as "Homegarth". Valued at £896.1 
Married NameForce.2 
Birth*13 Jul 1846 Sep Q 1846 (Saint Pancras) 01 305. Mother's maiden surname: Geary. As Unnamed Elder
Augusta Waldron Elder, Birth Date: 13 Jul 1846, Baptism Date: 8 Oct 1846, Old Church,Saint Pancras, London, England. Father: Charles Elder, Mother: Caroline.3,4 
Marriage*12 Apr 1898 Spouse: Frederick Baker Force. St Martin's, Hawksburn, VIC, Australia, #M2052/1898.2
Marriage-Notice*7 May 1898FORCE—ELDER.–On the 12th April, at St. Martin's, Hawksburn, by the Rev. T. H. Rust, M. A., Frederick Baker Force, of Melbourne, to Augusta Waldron Elder, eldest daughter of the late Charles Elder, artist, Gower-street, London, and step-daughter of Chester Earles, Hawksburn, Melbourne.5 
(Transfer to) Land-Berwickabt 1911 BER-T13-7.8.9.10. Transfer from Peter Gardiner to Frederick Baker Force Augusta Waldron Force. At the time of Force's death, Frederick and Augusta Force are joint owners, probably from c1910 - 2a with 6-room wb villa known as "Homegarth."6,7,8 
Widow28 Nov 1914She became a widow upon the death of her husband Frederick Baker Force.9 
Land-Berwick*a 1914 BER-T13-9.10. Transfer from Augusta Waldron Force to an unknown person . Sold two lots sometime after her husband's death. Owned the house lots 7 + 8 until her death. 
Death*18 Sep 1928 Berwick, VIC, Australia, #D8838/1928 (Age 82) [par Charles ELDER & Caroline GEARY].9,10 
Death-Notice*20 Sep 1928FORCE.—On the 18th September, at Homegarth, Berwick, Augusta Waldron, widow of the late Fredk. B. Force, aged 82 years.
FORCE.—Friends of the late Mrs. AUGUSTA WALDRON FORCE are informed that her remains will be interred in the Boroondara Cemetery, Kew, THIS DAY (Thursday, September 20), at 3 o'clock.
JOHN GRANT, Undertaker, Berwick.11 
Land-Berwick*20 Aug 1930 BER-T13-7.8. Transfer from Augusta Waldron Force to Jerome Charles Boland Charlotte Helena Rumpff.12 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
bt 1903 - 1909Berwick, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With Frederick Baker Force.13,14,15
bt 1912 - 1914Berwick, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With Frederick Baker Force.16,17,18
bt 1915 - 1925Berwick, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties.19,20,21

Newspaper-Articles

  • 26 Jul 1918: From Miss Elder, Berwick, on behalf of Mrs Force, asking that the fence around the old shire hall be attended to.—Clerk of works to attend, on the motion of Crs Pearson and Bailey.22
  • 21 Sep 1928: BERWICK. Mrs. A. Force, aged 82 years, has died. Mr. C. W. Elder and Miss E. B. Elder, her brother and sister, live in Berwick.23
  • 26 Oct 1928: Augusta Waldron Force, late of "Homegarth," Berwick, widow, who died on 18th September last, left by will dated 5th December, 1914, real estate valued at £800 and personal property valued at £1184 to her sister, brother and step-children.24

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), 224/246. Augusta W Force, Residence: Berwick, Death Date: 18 Sep 1928, Occupation: Widow, Grant Date: 26 Oct 1928
    VPRS 28/P0003, 224/246
    VPRS 7591/P0002, 224/246.
  2. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  3. [S65] Ancestry - various indices, Augusta Waldron Elder, Birth Date: 13 Jul 1846, Baptism Date: 8 Oct 1846, Old Church,Saint Pancras,London,England. Father: Charles Elder, Mother: Caroline
    FHL# 598166, 598167, 598168.
  4. [S332] UK - General Register Office Indexes "Sep Q 1846 (Saint Pancras) 01 305. Mother's maiden surname: Geary. As Unnamed Elder."
  5. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Sat 7 May 1898, p1
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/9832660
  6. [S66] Berwick Shire Rates, 1870-1965 1910/11 #2594 Peter Gardiner House Lots 7 to 10 Sec 13 N22 - crossed out, now Force
    1911/12 #131 Fred W Force N22.
  7. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), title number not given in probate.
  8. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 7591/ P2 unit 520, item 136/818
    VPRS 28/ P3 unit 496, item 136/818.
  9. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online).
  10. [S46] Index of burials in the cemetery of Boroondara, Kew,
    Boroondara General Cemetery, Kew, Boroondara City, Victoria, Australia, Plot: C/E C 1299, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/208192934
    Grave of Augusta Waldron Force (1848-20 Sep 1928).
  11. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Thu 20 Sep 1928, p1
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article3957863
  12. [S66] Berwick Shire Rates, 1870-1965 1929/30: sold to Jerome Charles & Charlotte Lena Boland per 20/8/1930 Lots 7.8 Sec 13 House Berwick Town NAV32.
  13. [S103] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1903.
  14. [S108] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1908.
  15. [S109] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1909.
  16. [S112] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1912.
  17. [S113] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1913.
  18. [S114] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1914.
  19. [S115] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1915.
  20. [S124] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1924.
  21. [S125] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1925.
  22. [S19] Newspaper - Pakenham Gazette and Berwick Shire News (Pakenham East, Vic.), Fri 26 Jul 1918, p3
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/92155815
  23. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Fri 21 Sep 1928, p20
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3958173
  24. [S16] Newspaper - The Age (Melbourne, Vic.), Fri 26 Oct 1928, p12
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article204124785
Last Edited26 Apr 2022

Eleanor Lucy Nanson

F, #24734, b. 1879, d. 25 Jul 1938
Father*Edward John Nanson
Mother*Elizabeth Holmes MacMichael
Married NameKeith.1 
Birth*1879 Carlton, VIC, Australia, #B21512/1879 [par Edward John NANSON & Elizabeth Holmes MACMICHAEL].2 
Marriage*7 Jan 1920 Spouse: Charles Keith. St James' Church, East St Kilda, VIC, Australia, #M937/1920.3
 
Marriage-Notice*7 Feb 1920KEITH—NANSON.—On the 7th January, at St. James's Church, East St Kilda, by the Rev. Canon Snodgrass, Charles, third son of Andrew Keith, Geelong, and the late Elizabeth Keith, to Eleanor Lucy, third daughter of Edward John Nanson, M.A., and the late Elizabeth Holmes Nanson, Melbourne University.4 
Death*25 Jul 1938 Berwick, VIC, Australia, #D15739/1938 (Age 58) [par Edward John NANSON & Eliz Holmes MACMICHAEL].5 
Death-Notice26 Jul 1938KEITH.—On July 25, at Minara, Berwick, Eleanor Lucy, beloved wife of Charles Keith, and third daughter of the late Edward John and Elizabeth Holmes Nanson.6 
Death-Notice*26 Jul 1938KEITH.—On the 25th July, 1938 at Minard, Berwick, Eleanor Lucy beloved wife of Charles Keith and third daughter of the late Edward John and Elizabeth Holmes Nanson.
KEITH.—Friends of the late Mrs. ELEANOR LUCY KEITH are informed that the funeral will leave Berwick THIS DAY (Tuesday), at 2 p.m., arriving at the St. Kilda Cemetery at 3.15 p.m.7 

Citations

  1. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  2. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online).
  3. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online) "indexed as NAUSON."
  4. [S16] Newspaper - The Age (Melbourne, Vic.), Sat 7 Feb 1920, p5
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article202973761
  5. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online).
  6. [S16] Newspaper - The Age (Melbourne, Vic.), Tue 26 Jul 1938, p1
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article205130060
  7. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Tue 26 Jul 1938, p10
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12449470
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Tue 26 Jul 1938, p10
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article12449475
Last Edited28 May 2020

Clive Waldemar Raymond Laird

M, #24743, b. 22 Jun 1897, d. 9 Jan 1977
Birth*22 Jun 1897 Raymond Island, VIC, Australia, #B21779/1897 [par Chris LAIRD & Elizth Agnes ONEILL].1,2 
Marriage*1925 Spouse: Gladys May Henderson. VIC, Australia, #M952/1925.3
 
Residence*1938 Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, Australia, storekeeper.4 
Widower1956Clive Waldemar Raymond Laird became a widower upon the death of his wife Gladys May Henderson.5 
Death*9 Jan 1977 Darwin, NT, Australia. 
Probate (Will)*1977 78/117. Clive Waldemar Raymond Laird. 6 Houston St Darwin NT/b Bairnsdale, Victoria Death Age: 79. Death Date: 9 Jan 1977. Death Place: 6 Houston St Darwin, Northern Territory. Occupation: Pensioner.6 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
bt 1934 - 193626 Mitchell Street, Bairnsdale, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: shop assistant. With Gladys May Laird.7,8
1937Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: storekeeper. With Gladys May Laird.9
1949Moe, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: farmer. With Gladys May Laird.10
195840 East Street, Yallourn, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: storeman.11
bt 1963 - 19722 Jolly Road, Darwin, NT, AustraliaOccupation: storeman.12,13
19776 Houston Street, Darwin, NT, AustraliaOccupation: nil.14

Newspaper-Articles

  • 19 Feb 1920: Laird, Clive, shopman, Nicholson-street, Bairnsdale, reports stolen from the s.s. Gippsland, between Sale and Bairnsdale, on the 7th inst., a cedar music case, with leather handle, nickel clasps, containing a quantity of music, " Clive Laird" is written on every sheet of music. Value £5.—0.2178. 13th February, 1920.15

Citations

  1. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online).
  2. [S30] Nominal Roll, Australian War Memorial - WWII, http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/, Clive Waldemar Raymond Laird; Birth Date: 22 Jun 1897; Birth Place: Raymond Island; Enlistment Place: Moe Victoria; Service Number: V511451; Next of Kin: Gladys Laird; Series Description:      B884: Army Citizen Military Forces.
  3. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  4. [S65] Ancestry - various indices, Australia, City Directories, 1845-1948 (Sands).
  5. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D19678/1956 - born ORBOST."
  6. [S65] Ancestry - various indices, Northern Territory, Australia, Probate Index, 1911-1994; Genealogical Society of the Northern Territory Inc; Darwin City, Northern Territory, Australia.
  7. [S134] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1934.
  8. [S136] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1936.
  9. [S137] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1937.
  10. [S149] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1949 "There was also a Jean LAIRD, a nurse, at Moe Bush Nursing Hospital - left for Glen Iris per 29 Oct 1949."
  11. [S158] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1958.
  12. [S163] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1963.
  13. [S172] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1972.
  14. [S177] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1977.
  15. [S14] Newspaper - Victoria Police Gazette (Melbourne, Vic.), 19 Feb 1920, p107.
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Gladys May Henderson

F, #24744, b. 1904, d. 1956
Married NameLaird.1 
Birth*1904 Orbost, VIC, Australia. 
Marriage*1925 Spouse: Clive Waldemar Raymond Laird. VIC, Australia, #M952/1925.1
 
Death*1956 Yallourn, VIC, Australia, #D19678/1956 (Age 52) [par Alfred HENDERSON & Elizabeth EDLINGTON].2 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
bt 1934 - 193626 Mitchell Street, Bairnsdale, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With Clive Waldemar Raymond Laird.3,4
1937Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With Clive Waldemar Raymond Laird.5
1949Moe, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With Clive Waldemar Raymond Laird.6

Citations

  1. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  2. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D19678/1956 - born ORBOST."
  3. [S134] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1934.
  4. [S136] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1936.
  5. [S137] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1937.
  6. [S149] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1949 "There was also a Jean LAIRD, a nurse, at Moe Bush Nursing Hospital - left for Glen Iris per 29 Oct 1949."
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Clara Maude Oram

F, #24750, b. 1878, d. 11 Jul 1954
Note* Maude was born in Rupanyup, where her parents had a farm. She was the ninth of ten children. The family moved to Kew in 1900.
Maude trained as a nurse and worked at the Kew Asylum. She met William Waugh's sisters who also worked there. William was teaching at Boolite, and Maude was still living at home with her parents. She and William were married at her parents house in Tennyson Street on January 4, 1905. The Methodist minister was William Moore. Witnesses to the wedding were Margaret Isabella Waugh and Henry Roland Lowe. Lowe was Secretary of the Overnewtown Cricket Club in 1896-7 while William was the Captain. He died in Kew, 1923 at the age of 46.
The Waugh family moved around Victoria as William taught in a number of schools. In 1915 the family moved from Boolite to Elphinstone. They were the first family to live in the new school residence. In 1918 they moved to Garfield in Gippsland.
In 1933 they moved to Castlemaine after William was transferred to Chewton. Maude was active in the Country Women's' Association, the church, and with school activities.
She died in 1954 and was buried on July 17, 1954, in an unmarked grave at the Harcourt Cemetery. Her son, Lindsay, was buried with her in 1955.1 
Married NameWaugh. 
Birth*1878 Rupanyup, VIC, Australia, #B11320/1878 [par George ORAM & Phoebe ROWE].2 
Marriage*5 Jan 1905 Spouse: William Waugh. Kew, VIC, Australia, #M554/1905.3
 
Widow8 Oct 1953Clara Maude Oram became a widow upon the death of her husband William Waugh.4 
Death*11 Jul 1954 Castlemaine Hospital, Castlemaine, VIC, Australia, #D20541/1954 (Age 76) [par George ORAM & Phoebe ROWE].5 
Death-Notice*12 Jul 1954WAUGH.—On July 11, at Castlemaine Hospital, Clara Maude, widow of William Waugh, 16 Hall Street, Castlemaine, loving mother of Jean, Lindsay, Daisy (deceased), Hector and Allan. My Lord, my life, my way, my end, accept the praise I bring. No flowers by request.
WAUGH. — On July 11, at Castlemaine Hospital, Clara
Maude, loving mother of Lindsay. A patient sufferer at rest. Borne with patience, courage and fortitude.
My inseparable pal has left me. And I am now alone.
—Inserted by her sorrowing son.
WAUGH.—The Funeral of the late Mrs. CLARA MAUDE WAUGH will leave the chapel, 16 Lyttleton Street, Castlemaine, TOMORROW, after a service commencing at 1.45 p.m., for the Harcourt Cemetery.
T. ODGERS & Co., Castlemaine 43.6 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
bt 1925 - 1931Garfield, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With William Waugh.7,8,9
193483 Templeton Street, Castlemaine, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With William Waugh. With Lindsay Oram Waugh.10
194916 Hall Street, Castlemaine, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With William Waugh. With Lindsay Oram Waugh.11
195416 Hall Street, Castlemaine, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With Lindsay Oram Waugh.12

Newspaper-Articles

  • 12 Jun 1950: NOTICE is hereby given that the PARTNERSHIP heretofore existing between CLARA MAUDE WAUGH and THOMAS ROBERT PENDRIGH, carrying on business as hire car proprietors, at Hall-street Castlemaine, has been dlsolved by mutual consent. The business will be carried on the said Thomas Robert Pendrigh under his own name, and all accounts due by and to the said business will be paid by and payable to the said Thomas Robert Pendrigh.
    Dated the 8th day of June, one thousand nine hundred and fifty.
    C. M. WAUGH.
    T. R. PENDRIGH.
    H. S. W. LAWSON & Co., solicitors, Castlemaine.13

Citations

  1. [S50] Miscellaneous Source, https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Oram-58
  2. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online) "as Clara Maud ORAM."
  3. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  4. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D22616/1953 - born RAYWOOD."
  5. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D20541/1954 - born RUPANYUP."
  6. [S16] Newspaper - The Age (Melbourne, Vic.), Mon 12 Jul 1954, p8
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article205698553
  7. [S125] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1925.
  8. [S128] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1928.
  9. [S131] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1931 "with Lindsay Oram Waugh, school residence, weighbridge attendant."
  10. [S134] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1934.
  11. [S149] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1949.
  12. [S154] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1954.
  13. [S16] Newspaper - The Age (Melbourne, Vic.), Mon 12 Jun 1950, p6
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article206233799
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NOTE

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Some individuals may be featured because members of their family were associated with the Upper Beaconsfield area, even though they themselves never lived here.