Eileen Cotter

F, #27256, b. 27 Jun 1916, d. 24 Dec 1972
Father*Gilbert Austin Cotter1 b. Jun 1887, d. 3 Aug 1917
Mother*Margaret Ann Crossman1 b. 23 Mar 1896, d. 31 Mar 1979
Birth*27 Jun 1916 Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.2 
(Migrant) Migration/Travel2 Nov 1922 Sailing with Margaret Ann Cotter to Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Ship Balranald sailing from London, England on 2 Nov 1922
Age 6.3 
Education*Feb 1924 State School 2560, Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, Australia. Left 7 Oct 1924 for unknown (could be Malvern.)4 
(Migrant) Migration/Travel9 May 1928 Sailing with Margaret Ann Cotter to Southampton, Hampshire, England. Ship Oronsay sailing from Melbourne, Australia, arriving 9 May 1928
Age 11 - Scholar.5 
Death*24 Dec 1972 42 Mayfield Road, North End, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, married Percival George Dell Dec Q 1939 at Portsmouth.1 

Citations

  1. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, Sharp Family Tree.
  2. [S25] School Records - Beaconsfield North 2560.
  3. [S65] Ancestry - various indices, UK and Ireland, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960
    Eileen Cotter, Departure 2 Nov 1922, Destination Port: Melbourne, Australia, Ship Name: Balranald
    previous address: 43 Somers Street, Southsea.
  4. [S25] School Records - Beaconsfield North 2560: Pupil 124. Eileen Cotter, born 27 Jun 1916, admitted Feb 1924. Marg (or Mary) Cotter, Upper Beaconsfield, Domestic Duties, 1/4 mile from school, previously at 2755 Gowarr East. Left 7 Oct 1924 for Unknown (could be Malvern).
  5. [S65] Ancestry - various indices, Miss E Cotter, Birth Date: abt 1917, Arrival Age: 11, Arrival Date: 9 May 1928, Port of Departure: Melbourne, Australia, Port of Arrival: London, England, Ship Name: Oronsay
    Address: c/o P. Cook & Son, Portsmouth.
Last Edited10 Dec 2021

Margaret Ann Crossman

F, #27257, b. 23 Mar 1896, d. 31 Mar 1979
Married NameCotter.1 
Birth*23 Mar 1896 Southsea, Hampshire, England.1 
Marriage*Sep 1915 Spouse: Gilbert Austin Cotter. Portsmouth, Hampshire, France.1
 
Widow3 Aug 1917Margaret Ann Crossman became a widow upon the death of her husband Gilbert Austin Cotter.1 
(Migrant) Migration/Travel2 Nov 1922 Sailing with Eileen Cotter to Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Ship Balranald sailing from London, England on 2 Nov 1922
Age 26 - Housewife.2 
(Migrant) Migration/Travel9 May 1928 Sailing with Eileen Cotter to Southampton, Hampshire, England. Ship Oronsay sailing from Melbourne, Australia, arriving 9 May 1928
Age 32 - Home Duties.3 
Death*31 Mar 1979 Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.1 

Family

Gilbert Austin Cotter b. Jun 1887, d. 3 Aug 1917
Child 1.Eileen Cotter1 b. 27 Jun 1916, d. 24 Dec 1972

Citations

  1. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, Sharp Family Tree.
  2. [S65] Ancestry - various indices, UK and Ireland, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960
    Eileen Cotter, Departure 2 Nov 1922, Destination Port: Melbourne, Australia, Ship Name: Balranald
    previous address: 43 Somers Street, Southsea.
  3. [S65] Ancestry - various indices, Miss E Cotter, Birth Date: abt 1917, Arrival Age: 11, Arrival Date: 9 May 1928, Port of Departure: Melbourne, Australia, Port of Arrival: London, England, Ship Name: Oronsay
    Address: c/o P. Cook & Son, Portsmouth.
Last Edited10 Dec 2021

Gilbert Austin Cotter

M, #27258, b. Jun 1887, d. 3 Aug 1917
Birth*Jun 1887 Portsea Island, Hampshire, England.1 
Marriage*Sep 1915 Spouse: Margaret Ann Crossman. Portsmouth, Hampshire, France.1
 
Death*3 Aug 1917 France killed in action.1 

Family

Margaret Ann Crossman b. 23 Mar 1896, d. 31 Mar 1979
Child 1.Eileen Cotter1 b. 27 Jun 1916, d. 24 Dec 1972

Citations

  1. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, Sharp Family Tree.
Last Edited10 Dec 2021

Percy James Carton

M, #27259, b. 4 Feb 1918
Mother*Margaret Carton
Birth*4 Feb 1918 Carlton Central, VIC, Australia, #B1658/1918 (par Margaret CARTON) - as Percy James CARTON.1,2 
Education*May 1924 State School 2560, Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, Australia. Left 13 Aug 1924 for unknown.3 

Citations

  1. [S25] School Records - Beaconsfield North 2560.
  2. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online) "#B1658/1918 (par Margaret CARTON) - as Percy James CARTON, Birth registered at Carlton Central."
  3. [S25] School Records - Beaconsfield North 2560: Pupil 129. Percy James Carton, born 4 Feb 1918, admitted May 1924. Margaret Carton, Upper Beaconsfield, Domestic Duties, 1/2 mile from school. No previous schooling, left 13 Aug 1924 for unknown.
Last Edited10 Dec 2021

Marjorie Wells

F, #27262, b. 22 Oct 1918
Mother*Marjorie
Birth*22 Oct 1918 England.1 
Education*Apr 1924 State School 2560, Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, Australia. Left 14 Apr 1924 after 10 meetings.2 

Citations

  1. [S25] School Records - Beaconsfield North 2560.
  2. [S25] School Records - Beaconsfield North 2560: Pupil 128. Marjorie Wells, born 22 Oct 1918, admitted Apr 1924. Marjorie Wells, Upper Beaconsfield, domestic duties, 1/4 mile from school. Previously at kindergarten in England, left 14 Apr 1924 after 10 meetings.
Last Edited10 Dec 2021

George Biddiscombe

M, #27264, b. 1867, d. 27 Jun 1935
Birth*1867 
Marriage*1921 Spouse: Mary Ann Snell. VIC, Australia, #M5867/1921, George BIDDISCOMBE & Mary Ann KIMPTON.1
 
Death*27 Jun 1935 Newport, VIC, Australia, #D5454/1935 (Age 68) (par Llewellyn BIDDISCOMBE & Mary Caroline - as George BIDDISCOMBE.2 

Newspaper-Articles

  • 13 Jul 1935: OBITUARY. Late Mr G. BIDDISCOMBE
    The death of Mr George Biddicombe occurred on June 27 at his residence, Bradley street, Newport. The deceased, who was born at Laancoorie, 68 years ago, is survived by a widow. The funeral took place on Friday to the Williamstown Cemetery. There was a nice collection of floral tributes.
    The Rev. G. A. M. Cerutty (C. of E.) conducted impressive services at the house and graveside, and Messrs Nelson Bros. had charge of the funeral arrangements.3

Citations

  1. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  2. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D5454/1935 (Age 68) (par Llewellyn BIDDISCOMBE & Mary Caroline - as George BIDDISCOMBE, Death registered at Newport, Australia."
  3. [S14] Newspaper - Williamstown Chronicle (Vic.), Sat 13 Jul 1935, p6
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/70731604
Last Edited10 Dec 2021

Mary Ann Snell

F, #27265, b. 1870, d. 1958
Married NameMcNeill. 
Married NameCasemore.1 
Married NameDonnithorne. 
Married NameBiddiscombe. 
Married NameKimpton. 
Birth*1870 Winslow, VIC, Australia, #B20353/1870 (par John SNELL & Annie LUCAS) - as Mary Ann SNELL, Birth registered at Wood, Australia.2 
Marriage*13 May 1891 Spouse: William Donnithorne. VIC, Australia, #M2519/1891, Mary Ann SNELL & Wm DONNITHORNE.3
 
Note*1902 Whilemena Mary DONNITHORNE - #D12055/1902 (Age 4) Winslow
Herbt Jno DONNITHORNE - #D11977/1902 (Age 6) Wbool Hos.4 
Divorce*1905Mary Ann Snell and William Donnithorne were divorced in 1905. 
Marriage*1910 Spouse: William Fuller Kimpton. VIC, Australia, #M1947/1910, Mary Ann DONNITHORNE & Wm Fuller KIMPTON.3
 
Widow10 May 1920Mary Ann Snell became a widow upon the death of her husband William Fuller Kimpton.5 
Marriage*1921 Spouse: George Biddiscombe. VIC, Australia, #M5867/1921, George BIDDISCOMBE & Mary Ann KIMPTON.3
 
Widow27 Jun 1935Mary Ann Snell became a widow upon the death of her husband George Biddiscombe.6 
Marriage*1936 Spouse: Andrew McNeill. VIC, Australia, #M1696/1936, Mary Ann BIDDISCOMBE & Andw MCNEILL.3
 
Widow4 Jul 1939Mary Ann Snell became a widow upon the death of her husband Andrew McNeill.7 
Marriage*1940 Spouse: Joseph Henry Casemore. VIC, Australia, #M703/1940, Mary Ann MCNEILL & Jos Hy CASEMORE.1
 
Death*1958 Warrnambool, VIC, Australia, possible death: #D21526/1958 (Age 88) (par William SNELL & Annie LUCAS) - as Mary Ann CASEMORE.8 

Family 1

William Donnithorne b. 1861, d. 1908
Child 1.Eileen Annie Donnithorne+9 b. 1894, d. 1970

Family 2

William Fuller Kimpton b. 1868, d. 10 May 1920
Child 1.William Charles Henry Kimpton10 b. 23 Sep 1913, d. 1972

Citations

  1. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online) "#M703/1940, Mary Ann MCNEILL & Jos Hy CASEMORE."
  2. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online) "#B20353/1870 (par John SNELL & Annie LUCAS) - as Mary Ann SNELL, Birth registered at Wood, Australia."
  3. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  4. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online).
  5. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D5236/1920 (par unknown) - as Wm Fuller KIMPTON, Death registered at C Hill, Australia."
  6. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D5454/1935 (Age 68) (par Llewellyn BIDDISCOMBE & Mary Caroline - as George BIDDISCOMBE, Death registered at Newport, Australia."
  7. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D6193/1939 (Age 76) (par David MCNEILL & Catherine - as Andrew MCNEILL, born Greenock, Scotland. Death registered at Footscray, Australia."
  8. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "possible death: #D21526/1958 (Age 88) (par William SNELL & Annie LUCAS) - as Mary Ann CASEMORE, Death registered at Warrnambool, Australia."
  9. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D29578/1970 (Age 76) (par William DONNITHORNE & Mary Ann SNELL) - as Eileen Annie HOWARD, born Winslow, Death registered at Dromana, Australia."
  10. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online).
Last Edited10 Dec 2021

William Fuller Kimpton

M, #27266, b. 1868, d. 10 May 1920
Birth*1868 
Note*1888 Previously married to Rose Hannah Carol Cox #M8722/1888.1 
Marriage*1910 Spouse: Mary Ann Snell. VIC, Australia, #M1947/1910, Mary Ann DONNITHORNE & Wm Fuller KIMPTON.1
 
Death*10 May 1920 Clifton Hill, VIC, Australia, #D5236/1920 (Age 52) (par unknown) - as Wm Fuller KIMPTON.2 
Death-Notice*11 May 1920KIMPTON. — On the 10th May, William Fuller Kimpton, deadly beloved husband of Mary Ann Kimpton, loving father of Henry, Pearl, Mrs Parish and John, and little Willie, loving stepfather of Mrs. Les. Oakley, and Mrs. Henry Howard, aged 52 years.
So sadly missed, so dearly loved.3 

Family

Mary Ann Snell b. 1870, d. 1958
Child 1.William Charles Henry Kimpton4 b. 23 Sep 1913, d. 1972

Citations

  1. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  2. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D5236/1920 (par unknown) - as Wm Fuller KIMPTON, Death registered at C Hill, Australia."
  3. [S16] Newspaper - The Age (Melbourne, Vic.), Tue 11 May 1920, p1
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/203710327
  4. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online).
Last Edited10 Dec 2021

William Charles Henry Kimpton

M, #27267, b. 23 Sep 1913, d. 1972
Father*William Fuller Kimpton1 b. 1868, d. 10 May 1920
Mother*Mary Ann Snell1 b. 1870, d. 1958
Birth*23 Sep 1913 Kensington Hill, VIC, Australia, #B32254/1913 (par Wm Fuller KIMPTON & Mary Ann SNELL) - as Wm Chas Hy KIMPTON.2,3 
Education25 Oct 1921 State School 2560, Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, Australia. Left 15 Dec 1922 for Warrnambool.4 
Education*Jun 1924 State School 2560, Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, Australia. Left 26 Apr 1926 for Narre Warren.5 
Marriage*1940 VIC, Australia, #M7463/1940, Wm Chas Hy KIMPTON & Sheila RENKIN.6
 
Death*1972 Sandown, VIC, Australia, #D15420/1972 (Age 58) (par William Fuller KIMPTON & Mary Ann SNELL) - as William Charles Henry KIMPTON.7 

Citations

  1. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online).
  2. [S25] School Records - Beaconsfield North 2560.
  3. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online) "#B32254/1913 (par Wm Fuller KIMPTON & Mary Ann SNELL) - as Wm Chas Hy KIMPTON, Birth registered at Ken Hill, Vic, Australia."
  4. [S25] School Records - Beaconsfield North 2560: Pupil 103. H. C. William Kimpton, born 23 Sep 1913, admitted 25 Oct 1921. A. C. A. Kimpton, Upper Beaconsfield, Domestic Duties, 5 miles from school. Previously at Brunswick. Left 15 Dec 1922 for Warrnambool.
  5. [S25] School Records - Beaconsfield North 2560: Pupil 131. William Kimpton, born 23 Sep 1913, admitted Jun 1919 [sic]. George Biddiscombe, Upper Beaconsfield, 5 miles from school, Manager Orchard. Previously at Bayswater. Obtained qualifying certificate 15 Nov 1925. Left 26 Apr 1926 for Narre Warren.
  6. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  7. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D15420/1972 (Age 58) (par William Fuller KIMPTON & Mary Ann SNELL) - as William Charles Henry KIMPTON, Death registered at Sandown, Australia."
Last Edited20 Dec 2021

William Donnithorne

M, #27268, b. 1861, d. 1908
Birth*1861 Mount Barker, SA, Australia.1 
Marriage*13 May 1891 Spouse: Mary Ann Snell. VIC, Australia, #M2519/1891, Mary Ann SNELL & Wm DONNITHORNE.2
 
Divorce*1905William Donnithorne and Mary Ann Snell were divorced in 1905. 
Death*1908 Adelaide, SA, Australia.1 

Family

Mary Ann Snell b. 1870, d. 1958
Child 1.Eileen Annie Donnithorne+3 b. 1894, d. 1970

Citations

  1. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree.
  2. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  3. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D29578/1970 (Age 76) (par William DONNITHORNE & Mary Ann SNELL) - as Eileen Annie HOWARD, born Winslow, Death registered at Dromana, Australia."
Last Edited10 Dec 2021

Andrew McNeill

M, #27269, b. 1863, d. 4 Jul 1939
Birth*1863 
Marriage*1936 Spouse: Mary Ann Snell. VIC, Australia, #M1696/1936, Mary Ann BIDDISCOMBE & Andw MCNEILL.1
 
Death*4 Jul 1939 Footscray, VIC, Australia, #D6193/1939 (Age 76) (par David MCNEILL & Catherine - as Andrew MCNEILL.2 
Death-Notice*5 Jul 1939McNElLL.— On July 4, at 156 Charles-street, Footscray, Andrew, the dearly beloved husband of Mary Ann McNeill, late of Dromana.
So dearly loved, so sadly missed.
—Inserted by his loving wife.3 

Citations

  1. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  2. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D6193/1939 (Age 76) (par David MCNEILL & Catherine - as Andrew MCNEILL, born Greenock, Scotland. Death registered at Footscray, Australia."
  3. [S16] Newspaper - The Age (Melbourne, Vic.), Wed 5 Jul 1939, p1
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/204938118
Last Edited10 Dec 2021
 

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