Mary Fortune

F, #26106, b. 1865, d. 10 Jan 1943
Married NameStephenson. 
Birth*1865 
Marriage*1884 Spouse: Samuel Butcher Stephenson. VIC, Australia, #M3301/1884.1
 
Death*10 Jan 1943 Koo Wee Rup, VIC, Australia, #D16273/1943 (Age 78) [par Richard Fortune & Jane RITCHIE].2 
Death-Notice*11 Jan 1943STEPHENSON. — On January 10, at her residence, Koo-wee-rup North, Mary, the beloved wife of Samuel Stephenson, and loving mother of Arthur (deceased), Violet (Mrs. Turner), Blanche, Grace, Edith (Mrs. Petters), Samuel, Richard, Frederick, Irene (Mrs Huntingford), Henry, and Reginald, aged 79 years. -Safe in the arms of Jesus.3 
Death-Notice11 Jan 1943STEPHENSON.—The Funeral of the late Mrs. MARY STEPHENSON will leave her residence, Bultarto-road, Kooweerup North, THIS DAY, at 1 p.m., for the Pakenham Cemetery, arriving about 1.30 p.m. W. J. GARNAR and SON. Phone, Dandenong 308.4 

Family

Samuel Butcher Stephenson b. 1861, d. 10 Feb 1946
Child 1.Violet Annie Jane Stephenson b. 1887, d. 18 May 1977

Newspaper-Articles

  • 13 Jan 1943: MRS. MARY STEPHENSON
    BORN at Pakenham and a resident of the district for all but three of her 79 years, Mrs. Mary Stephenson, of Bullarto road, Kooweerup North, was widely mourned when she passed away on January 10. Her health had not been very good for some months prior to her death.
    The late Mrs. Stephenson raised a large family and was highly esteemed by a wide circle of friends. Her passing came as a sorrowful blow to them all, and especially to her husband, 5 sons and 5 daughters.
    Five sons and one son-in-law carried the casket at the largely attended funeral on Monday, when the remains were laid to rest in the Pakenham cemetery. The pall-bearers were Cr. C. Wadsley, W. Peters, B. Turner, H. Ritchie, J. Shelton, Y. Wadsley, W. Ellett, B. Harvey, J. Savage and C. McGregor, Mr. John Scott read the burial service and W. J. Garnar and Son conducted the funeral.5

Citations

  1. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  2. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D16273/1943 - born PACKENHAM."
  3. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Mon 11 Jan 1943, p2
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/11335557
  4. [S16] Newspaper - The Age (Melbourne, Vic.), Mon 11 Jan 1943, p5
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/206854055
  5. [S218] Newspaper - The Dandenong Journal (Vic.) The Dandenong Journal (Vic.), Wed 13 Jan 1943, p4
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/214306806
Last Edited5 Aug 2021

Melbourne Property Exchange Pty Ltd

?, #26121
Land-UBeac*2 May 1930 GEM-E-26. Transfer from Newton James Francis to Melbourne Property Exchange Pty Ltd. 77a 3r 36p.1 
Land-Note*26 Jan 1932 GEM-E-26: Mortgagee: Mona Marie Louise Francis. Mortgage as to part, No 674171. Discharged 11 Aug 1936. Mortgagor was Melbourne Property Exchange Pty Ltd.2 
Land-Note*16 May 1933 GEM-E-26. L.P. 13261 - A subdivision of this land into 79 lots was drawn up on 16 May 1933.3 
Land-UBeac*13 Jun 1933 GEM-E-26 (part). Transfer from Melbourne Property Exchange Pty Ltd to Ernest Fairchild Bennett. 18a 1r 30p.4 
Land-UBeac*1 Sep 1936 GEM-E-26 (part). Transfer from Melbourne Property Exchange Pty Ltd to Michael Joseph McMahon. 55a 3r 20p (Lots 1.1A.1B.2-16.52-79.)5 

Citations

  1. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2116-115 - Melbourne Property Exchange Pty Ltd of 440 Little Collins Street Melbourne.
  2. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2116-115 - Mortgage as to part, No 674171. Discharged 11 Aug 1936.
  3. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2116-115.
  4. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2116-115 - Ernest Bennett - C/T 5845-924.
  5. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2116-115 - Michael Joseph McMahon Farmer and Mary Ann McMahon Married Woman both of 18 Farnham Street Flemington are now proprietors as tenants-in-common in equal shares - C/T 6062-252.
Last Edited18 Jun 2021

Mona Marie Louise Wardle

F, #26122
Married NameFrancis. 
Marriage*1923 Spouse: Newton James Francis. VIC, Australia, #M7345/1923.1
 
Land-Note*26 Jan 1932 GEM-E-26: Mortgagee: Mona Marie Louise Francis. Mortgage as to part, No 674171. Discharged 11 Aug 1936. Mortgagor was Melbourne Property Exchange Pty Ltd.2 

Citations

  1. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  2. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2116-115 - Mortgage as to part, No 674171. Discharged 11 Aug 1936.
Last Edited18 Jun 2021

Alice Grindrod

F, #26130, b. 16 Jul 1836, d. 13 Feb 1913
Married NameBrown. 
Birth*16 Jul 1836 Bury, Lancashire, England, baptised 25 Sep 1836.1 
Marriage*1852 Spouse: William B Brown. Fitzroy, VIC, Australia, #M3725/1852.2
 
Widow16 Nov 1888Alice Grindrod became a widow upon the death of her husband William B Brown.3,4 
Land-Gembrook*27 Apr 1905Alice Brown selected land from the Crown. GEM--25 and GEM--25B. 313a 1r 12p - Land File 12193/19.20. Crown grant issued to Alice Brown on 27 Apr 1905.5,6 
Land-Note*22 Jan 1909 GEM--25 and GEM--25B: Mortgagee: Eustace Giles. Discharged 20 Jan 1911. Mortgagor was Alice Brown.7 
Land-Gembrook*20 Jan 1911 GEM--25 and GEM--25B. Transfer from Alice Brown to Thomas Montgomery Black. 313a 1r 12p.8 
Death*13 Feb 1913 Northcote, VIC, Australia, #D3087/1913 (Age 76) [par John GRINDROD & Ann MASON].9 
Death-Notice*14 Feb 1913BROWN.— On the 13th February, at her residence, "Terracedale," M'Lachlan-street, Northcote, Alice, relict of the late W. Brown, engineer, sister of John, Walter and Joseph Grindrod, aged 76. At rest.10 

Family

William B Brown b. 1826, d. 16 Nov 1888
Child 1.Elizabeth Alice Brown9 b. 1853, d. 11 Jun 1907

Newspaper-Articles

  • 12 Jun 1880: SHIRE OF JIKA. MONDAY, JUNE 7TH. There was a full attendance of councillors, Cr. O'Keefe (President), in the chair.
    CORRESPONDENCE. From Mrs. Brown, Terracedale, Northcote, asking for a few loads of gravel. Referred to Public Works Committee.11
  • 2 Dec 1889: DRIVER, thoroughly competent, wanted, and Gardener, Mrs. Brown, Terracedale, M'Lachlan-st., Northcote.12
  • 16 Nov 1893: A very enthusiastic meeting was held at Mrs. Brown's "Terracedale," Northcote, under the anspices of the Women's Temperance Union. Mrs. Swan presided, and after a few remarks called upon Miss Dumphrys to sing "Remember now thy Creator."
    Mrs. Phillips gave a splendid address on "Responsibility." She spoke of people shifting their responsibility on to others. For instance-in drunkard's homes, the lmshand will say " My wife drives me to the drink," and vice-versa. We read in the bible "Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging." Doctors say that wine strengthens. Who are we to believe: God or man ? How do people become drunkards ? By not follow ing the teachings of the bible. Mrs. Bowman sang "Christian Martyrs" very effectively. Mr. John Vale then spoke a few words and asked all present to become members of the W.C.T.U., and to wear the white bow. Another song was then given. '"The Better Land," by Mr. E. Brown, after which refreshments were handed round and brought to a close the best meeting of the union ever held in Fitzroy, seventy-four ladies being present.13
  • 29 Mar 1913: WILLS. Alice Brown late of "Tarreedale," McLachlan-street, Northcote, widow, who died on 13th February, under a will dated 29th May, 1908, bequeathed personalty valued at £2156 and realty valued at £331 to relatives and friends.14
  • 12 Apr 1913: THURSDAY, 24th APRIL. At 3 o'Clock. At the Properties, M'Lachlan and Cunningham Streets, NORTHCOTE SOUTH. Executor's Auction, in Estate of Mrs. Alice Brown.
    Lot 1.—"TERRACE DALE." M'LACHLAN-STREET, NORTHCOTE, FINE TWO-STORY RESIDENCE, Brick and Bluestone, Containing Drawing and Dining Rooms, 4 Bedrooms, Kitchen, Servant's Room, Pantry, Bathroom, Cellars, Storeroom, Conservatory, Detached Billiard Room, Verandahs and Balcony on Three sides of Property. Land, 100 Ft. 9 In. x 244 Ft., Laid Out in Garden and Lawn.
    Lot 2.— "WEST BEND." M'LACHLAN-STREET, Adjoining Above, 6-ROOMED STONE HOUSE With All Conveniences, on Land 94 Ft. x 244 Ft
    Lot 3.—LARGE ALLOTMENT. M'LACHLAN-STREET. Adjoining Lot 2.— 40 Ft. x 244 Ft., 90 Ft. at Rear by 129 Ft. Along Cunningham-street.
    Lot 4.—At Rear of Properties. With Frontages to Cunningham-street and The Parade.— FINE BLOCK LAND, 85 Ft. 10 In. x 302 Ft., with large Stabling, Cart, Sheds, Feedroom and Cottage. Suitable for Contractor's Yard.
    Titles, Certificates and General Law. Solicitor. J B. M'Conkey, 87 Queen-street, Melbourne.
    Liberal Terms—Two-fifths Deposit, Balance Yearly Up to 6 Years, Interest 5 Per Cent., Payable Quarterly.
    Also
    The Whole of the Superior and Well Kept Household Furniture and Effects Contained in "Terrace Dale," WILL BE OFFERED AT 11 O'CLOCK.
    Catalogues at Auctioneers' Office.
    Note.— Inspection Only by Order From STOTT and BASTINGS, Auctioneer, 203 and 521 High-street, Northcote, and Fairfield (tel. 1976), who will sell, as above, by order of the executor.15

Citations

  1. [S65] Ancestry - various indices, Manchester, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915
    father a warehouseman.
  2. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online) "as GRINDDROD."
  3. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D13726/1888 (Age 62) [par John BROWN & Ellen BENTLEY] - spouse Alice GRINDROD."
  4. [S45] Index of monumental inscriptions in the Melbourne General Cemetery,
    "MGC-PRE-Comp-N-No-531."
  5. [S81] Land Records & Parish Maps ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria). Land File 12193/19.20. Crown grant issued to Alice Brown on 27 Apr 1905.
  6. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 3087-336 - Alice Brown of Terracedale McLachlan Street Northcote Widow.
  7. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 3087-336 - Mortgage No 268511. Eustace Giles. Discharged 20 Jan 1911.
  8. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 3087-336 - Thomas Montgomery Black of 45 Provost Street North Melbourne Farmer.
  9. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online).
  10. [S16] Newspaper - The Age (Melbourne, Vic.), Fri 14 Feb 1913, p1
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/201139286
  11. [S14] Newspaper - Mercury and Weekly Courier (Vic.), Sat 12 Jun 1880, p2
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/59577142
  12. [S16] Newspaper - The Age (Melbourne, Vic.), Mon 2 Dec 1889, p3
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/197502955
  13. [S14] Newspaper - Mercury and Weekly Courier (Vic.), Thu 16 Nov 1893, p2
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/59756421
  14. [S14] Newspaper - Geelong Advertiser (Vic.), Sat 29 Mar 1913, p4
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/150677036
  15. [S16] Newspaper - The Age (Melbourne, Vic.), Sat 12 Apr 1913, p3
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/199437394
Last Edited4 Oct 2021
 

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