Dora Altson

F, #24917, b. 3 Oct 1893, d. 1976
Married NameRobinson. 
Birth*3 Oct 1893 St Kilda, VIC, Australia, #B7180/1894 [par Shire ALTSON & Minnie KOZMINSKY].1 
Marriage-Notice*21 Mar 1919 ROBINSON—ALTSON.
The engagement is announced of Miss Dora Altson, eldest daughter of Mrs. A. Levin, of "Sae-eda," Charnwood-crescent, St. Kilda, Melbourne, and the late Mr. Shire Altson, to Mr. George Lennox (Judah) Robinson, only son of Mrs. G. M. Robinson, of "Noivana," Milton-street, St. Kilda, and the late Mr. G. W. Robinson (Victorian Railways).2 
Marriage*22 Dec 1919 Spouse: George Lennox Robinson. Synagogue, St Kilda, VIC, Australia, #M11720/1919.3
Widow11 Apr 1963Dora Altson became a widow upon the death of her husband George Lennox Robinson.4 
Death*1976 Berwick, VIC, Australia, #D11675/1976 (Age 82) [par Shire ALSTON & Minnie Rachel KOZMINSKY].5 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
1963crn Campbell and Wilson Streets, Berwick, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With George Lennox Robinson.6


    On Monday evening, 22nd December, at the synagogue, St. Kilda, the marriage of Mr. George Lennox Robinson, only son of the late Mr. G. W. Robinson, formerly of the Victorian Railways and Miss Dora Altson, elder daughter of the late Mr. Squire Altson and of Mrs. Alfred Levin, of Charnwood-road, St. Kilda, was celebrated by the Rev. J. Danglow. The bride was escorted to the canopy by her stepfather, Mr. Alfred Levin. Her dress was composed of pale pink channelise, veiled with white silk net, the skirt being frilled from waist to hem, and edged with silver. The train of silver tissue was trimmed with a ruching of net, and secured under sprays of roses. Her ornaments included a diamond cluster and a pearl necklace (gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Levin). A wreath of orange blossom and silver secured the veil, and she carried a bouquet of white flowers and silver leaves. Miss Bertha Altson and Miss Daisy Levin (sisters of the bride and bridegroom) were brides maids, The former was dressed in heliotrope silk net with silver edge, frilled overdress, large black hat adorned with feather borderings. Miss Levin's pink frock was trimmed with frillings back and front, and from her transparent black hat ribbons felll across her left shoulder. Mr. Theodore Isaacson was best man. At the conclusion of the service the guests were entertained at Wickliffe House at supper. Mrs. Alfred Levin was dressed in mole-coloured georgette over silk, borderings of jade green imparting a finish. George Lennox Robinson7


  1. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online).
  2. [S14] Newspaper - Jewish Herald (Vic.), Fri 21 Mar 1919, p13
  3. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  4. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D6957/1963 - born Camberwell."
  5. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D11675/1976 - born St Kilda."
  6. [S163] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1963.
  7. [S14] Newspaper - Jewish Herald (Vic.), Fri 23 Jan 1920, p11
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Jean Mindora Holm

F, #24920, b. 24 Sep 1925, d. 16 Mar 2009
Probate (Will)* S PRB 2009 16731 Rasche Jean Mindora.1,2 
Married NameYourn. 
Birth*24 Sep 1925 Murrayville. 
Marriage-Notice*6 Mar 1945 Miss Jean Holm, only daughter of Mr and Mrs A. Holm, of Murrayville, who will be married to Rev Alric Yourn, of Violet Town, on March 14.3 
Marriage*14 Mar 1945 Spouse: Alric Oliver Yourn. VIC, Australia, #M5812/1945.4
Occupation*1951 Yourn, Jean Mindora. Teacher ID: 43044; Approximate year of registration: 1951; TRB unit no : 127.5 
Widow1972Jean Mindora Holm became a widow upon the death of her husband Alric Oliver Yourn.6 
Death*16 Mar 2009 VIC, Australia.2 
Death-Notice*18 Mar 2009 RASCHE. - Jean Mindora. 83 years. Daughter of Allan (dec.) and Ethel (dec.) Holm, sister of Ken (dec.) and Bert (dec.), sister-in-law of Beth (dec.) Loved and loving wife of Alric Yourn (dec.) and Cliff Rasche (dec.) Deeply loved and loving mother of Frank and Gran of Larissa and Rob Macinnis (Brisbane), Alexandra Yourn and Lucas Allen (New York), and Oliver Yourn, adoring Great Gran of Sam Macinnis, loving mother-in-law and friend for more than 40 years of Elizabeth Preston. Loved aunt of Valerie and Ray Muller, Jill and Ken Tabart and Beverley and Barrie Dickie and their families. Special friend of David Smith and family. In our hearts and minds forever. A friend to all who knew her. Mourned and missed by many.
RASCHE (Yourn). - A Service to celebrate the life of Mrs Jean Rasche will be held at the Le Pine Chapel, 513 Greensborough Rd (opp. Hobson St), Greensborough on FRIDAY (Mar. 20, 2009) commencing at 12 noon. A Private Cremation will follow No flowers by request Donations to Huntington's Victoria would be appreciated. Envelopes available at the Chapel.7 


  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), VPRS 17379/ P2 unit 128, item S PRB 2009 16731.
  2. [S351] Probate Index, PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), Probate (Will) Rasche Jean Mindora died 16/03/2009 filed 19/11/2009 Application granted     25/11/2009 S PRB 2009 16731
    2nd husband Probate (Will) RASCHE CLIFFORD BRUNO died 09/04/1992 filed 20/05/1992 Application granted 26/05/1992 PROV 28 / P 22 / 176 S PRB 1992 05390.
  3. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), 6 Mar 1945, p8 (photo of Jean Holm in newspaper).
  4. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  5. [S34] PROV (Public Record Office Victoria).
  6. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "born Geelong."
  7. [S13] Newspaper - The Herald-Sun (Melbourne, Vic.), 18 Mar 2009 - viewed online Jul 2020.
Last Edited24 Jul 2020

Rebecca Kirby

F, #24930, b. 1842, d. 25 Oct 1915
Probate (Will)* 141/163. Rebecca RIGGALL Date of grant: 25 Nov 1915; Date of death: 25 Oct 1915; Occupation: Married; Residence: St Kilda.1 
Married NameBraithwaite. 
Married NameRiggall. 
Birth*1842 London, England. [par Thomas KIRBY & Marian BENN]2 
Marriage*13 Jun 1865 Spouse: Edmund N Braithwaite. Bathurst, NSW, Australia, #M1545/1865 - indexed BRAITTMAILE EDMUND.3,4
Widow26 Apr 1869Rebecca Kirby became a widow upon the death of her husband Edmund N Braithwaite.5
Marriage*10 Oct 1870 Spouse: William Riggall. Manse, Union Street, Richmond, VIC, Australia, #M4340/1870 - as Rebecca BRAITHWAITE.6,7
(Migrant) Migration/Travel1 Jul 1879 Sailing with Ada Riggall to Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Ship Kent sailing from Gravesend
Age 40.8 
Death*25 Oct 1915 St Kilda, VIC, Australia, #D15500/1915 (Age 73) [par KIRBY].9 
Death-Notice*26 Oct 1915 RIGGALL. - On the 25th October, at her residence, "Somercotes," Alma road, St Kilda (suddenly of heart failure), Rebecca, wife of William Rigall.10 


  • 4 Sep 1879: BRAITHWAITE.—On the 23rd June on board the ship Rodney on her voyage from Adelaide to London, of consumption, Oscar Braithwaite beloved and only son of Mrs. W Riggall, Melbourne, in his 19th year. William Riggall11
  • 22 Apr 1884: RIGGALL.—On the 13th inst at The Avenue, Windsor, the wife of W. Riggall of a daughter (prematurely). William Riggall12


  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), VPRS 7591/ P2 unit 534, item 141/163
    VPRS 28/ P3 unit 571, item 141/163.
  2. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, Matthew Coultas - gives birth date and place.
  3. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, Matthew Coultas - gives spouse, marriage date and place.
  4. [S7] Registry of NSW Births Deaths and Marriages.
  5. [S64] Archives Office of Tasmania. Tasmanian Names Index.
  6. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  7. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, Matthew Coultas - gives marriage date and place.
  8. [S36] Inward & outward passenger lists to and from Victoria. Series: (VPRS 14; 7666; 7667; 7786); PROV (Public Record Office Victoria).
  9. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online).
  10. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Tue 26 Oct 1915, p1
  11. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Thu 4 Sep 1879, p1
  12. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Tue 22 Apr 1884, p1
Last Edited26 Jul 2020


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