Frances Elizabeth Buckland

F, #24942, b. 17 Mar 1844, d. 15 Jul 1933
Married NameBlake. 
Birth*17 Mar 1844 Richmond, TAS, Australia. [par Rev John Richard BUCKLAND & Catharine LATHAM] 
Marriage*8 Sep 1868 Spouse: Arthur Palmer Blake. Christ Church, South Yarra, VIC, Australia.
Marriage-Notice*12 Sep 1868BLAKE—BUCKLAND.—On the 8th inst., at Christ Church, South Yarra, by the Rev. W. N. Guinness, M.A., Arthur Palmer Blake,of Melbourne, solicitor, eldest son of George Blake, Esq., of Redland, Bristol, England, to Frances Elizabeth, eldest daughter of the Rev. J. R. Buckland, B.A., of Hobart Town, Tasmania.1 
Widow25 Oct 1917Frances Elizabeth Buckland became a widow upon the death of her husband Arthur Palmer Blake
Death*15 Jul 1933 Marylebone, London, England, Sep Q 1933 [Marylebone] 1a 499 (Age 89.)2 
Probate (Will)*23 Aug 1933 BLAKE Frances Elizabeth of 7f Bickenhall Mansions Portman Square Middlesex widow died 15 July 1933 Probate London 23 August to Sir Reginald Ulick Henry Buckland K.C.M.G. retired major-general and Aylmer Gustavus Clerk solicitor. Effects £1409 10s. 10d.3 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
5 Apr 189125 Ashburn Place, Kensington, London, England(Head of Household) Arthur Palmer Blake;
Age 47 (born Tasmania)
Member(s) of Household: Katherine Frances Blake Charles Frederick Blake4
31 Mar 19014 Sunbury Parade, Sunbury, Middlesex, England(Head of Household) Arthur Palmer Blake;
Age 57
Member(s) of Household: Katherine Frances Blake, Marion Blake, Geoffrey Keith Blake5
2 Apr 1911Newlyn, Weybridge, Surrey, England(Head of Household) Arthur Palmer Blake;
Married 42 years, 7 children born, 2 died6


  1. [S14] Newspaper - The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic.), Sat 12 Sep 1868, p27
  2. [S9] Free BMD. Index. Online @
  3. [S190] Index to Probate Calendar England, viewed at, 1858-1966.
  4. [S83] UK census - viewed on Ancestry "1891 census: Class: RG12; Piece: 32; Folio: 155; Page: 49; GSU roll: 6095142."
  5. [S83] UK census - viewed on Ancestry "Class: RG13; Piece: 1173; Folio: 23; Page: 1."
  6. [S83] UK census - viewed on Ancestry "Class: RG14; Piece: 2986; Schedule Number: 175."
Last Edited28 Jul 2020

Isabella Couper

F, #24956, b. 1860, d. 20 Aug 1900
Married NameSimmons. 
Birth*1860 Oakleigh, VIC, Australia.1 
Marriage*4 Jun 1884 Spouse: George William Simmons. At the residence of Isabella's parents, Gembrook, VIC, Australia, #M2707/1884.2
Marriage-Notice*28 Jun 1884SIMMONS—COUPER.—On the 4th June, at the residence of the bride's parents, by the Rev. J. Martin, George, eldest son of Thomas Simmons, to Isabella, second daughter of Robert Couper, both of Gembrook.3 
Death*20 Aug 1900 Oakleigh, VIC, Australia, #D10376/1900 (Age 38) [par Robert COUPER & Isabella MILLER].4,1 


  1. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, KiTalbot (Bennett Family Tree).
  2. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  3. [S16] Newspaper - The Age (Melbourne, Vic.), Sat 28 Jun 1884, p5
  4. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online).
Last Edited1 Aug 2020


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