Alexander Milne

M, #3031, b. 1870, d. 21 Nov 1937
Father*John Milne b. 24 Sep 1839, d. 21 Nov 1892
Mother*Harriet Irwin b. 1839, d. Sep 1871
Probate (Will)* 292/550. Alexander MILNE Date of grant: 22 Dec 1937; Date of death: 21 Nov 1937; Occupation: Gardener; Residence: Malvern.1 
Birth*1870 Collingwood, VIC, Australia, #B1820.2 
Marriage*1895 Spouse: Kate Elizabeth Hobbs. VIC, Australia, #M3382.3
 
Death*21 Nov 1937 Prahran, VIC, Australia, #D10336 (Age 67.)4 
Death-Notice*23 Nov 1937MILNE.—On the 21st November, at 37 Edsall street, Malvern, Alex, the beloved brother of Jessie (Mrs Dalgleish, Burke road), loving uncle of Clive and Colin.—At rest.
MILNE.—On the 21st November, at 37 Edsall street, Malvern, Alex, the beloved brother of Harriet (Mrs Shanaughan), loving uncle of Jack, Dolly (Mrs Timms), and James. —At rest.
MILNE.—Friends of the late Mr. ALEXANDER MILNE are respectfully informed that his remains will be interred in the Berwick Cemetery.
The funeral will leave his residence, 37 Edsall street, Malvern, THIS DAY (Tuesday), at 2 o'clock and arrive at cemetery at 3.30.
JOHN GRANT, Funeral Director, Berwick.5 

Grave

  • Plot 5-035-A & B, Berwick Cemetery, Berwick, VIC, Australia6

Newspaper-Articles

  • 2 Nov 1892, BERWICK POLICE COURT. MONDAY, 31st OCTOBER. Before Major Bartrop, P.M., and James Wilson, Esq., J.P.
    Duncan Cameron v. John Milne, wilfully damaging property belonging to plaintiff.
    Mr. Little appeared on behalf of Cameron, and Mr Thomson for defendant. The complainant's statement set forth that defendant's cattle were continually straying into a paddock rented by plaintiff, owing to the fact that defendant had pulled the fences and gates down. The latter had been warned that the cattle would be impounded, but had taken no notice of the warning.
    Duncan Cameron deposed that Milne took away the gate and opened up the fence in his paddock so that defendant's cows got in ; the gate opened into witness's paddock from the main Gembrook road. Defendant also took down a notice board (notifying that trespassing stock would be impounded) from the paddock, and threw it out on the main road. Cross-examined by Mr. Thomson: Witness did not see the defendant take the board down, but defendant admitted to witness that he had done so.
    Hugh Cameron, son of plaintiff said that he knew the defendant. Remembered 14th October. Saw defendant in the Gembrook road on that day ; he was chopping down a gate leading from his (witness's) father's paddock into the main Gembrook road. Both John Milne and his son were destroying the gate, which they placed in a paddock owned by Milne. The gate broken down was in the line of a proposed road through the properties. The road was not at all well defined, there being on one side, only about 60 or 70 yards of fencing, which was used for yoking bullocks up in.
    Wm. Brisbane, agent and auctioneer, produced the agreement between the Beaconsfield Heights Estate and Duncan Cameron for the lease of the land in question (the whole of the property, except blocks 8 and 9). Witness was secretary for the company, and could say that the company did not give Milne any right to effect carriage way through the land.
    Cross-examined by Mr. Thomson : The company never leased the land to Milne. This concluded the case for the plaintiff.
    John Milne, licensee of the Cardinia Park Hotel, said he had always been under the impression that there was a road through the property. Witness put the gate up, and thought he had a right is to take it down.
    The Bench decided that they had no jurisdiction, and dismissed the case.
    Alex. Milne v. D. Cameron. The proceedings were taken under the 14th section of "Pound Act," 1890, and charged defendant with having illegally impounded certain cattle belonging to plaintiff. John Milne said that on the 14th October he and his son saw the defendant and some of his men driving about 20 head of witness's cattle from the paddock, and defendant said they were taking the cattle to the pound. Witness tendered the pound and trespass fees to defendant but he refused to accept that ; afterwards made another offer to defendant of the pound fees, but he again refused: the cattle were impounded in the name of Duncan Cameron, junr.
    Alex. Milne, informant, corroborated in the above evidence, and added that Cameron said to witness's father, when the latter offered the trespass fees, that he would not take the fees because he had given notice that he would impound all cattle.
    Jonathan Denny, contractor, gave evidence to the effect that he had witnessed Milne offer Duncan Cameron some money. The defence was that the statement of the plaintiff that he had offered the fees on the first occasion was false. Duncan Cameron, Senr., swore that plaintiff did not meet witness near the paddock from whence the cattle were taken, and only met him near the pound. Milne then offered the fees to witness, who said "give it to the man in charge of the cattle; I have nothing to do with the impounding." Milne said "you old ——, if you were in Ireland, you would be shot."
    Duncan Cameron, contractor, son of previous witness, deposed to taking the cattle out of the Beaconsfield Heights Estate paddock, and impounding them; witness's father was not present at the time, so the tender of the fees could not have been made to him. Witness was authorised by his father to impound cattle from the paddock.
    The Bench held that Duncan Cameron, junr., was only agent for defendant, and was not the proper person to impound cattle. Moreover, the Act bearing on the matter states that if the trespass fees are tendered to the person in charge of such cattle they must be accepted. Defendant was fined 5s; costs £3 13.7
  • 28 Dec 1892, The Beaconsfield Heights Estate Company v. Milne comes on for hearing before the Chief Justice, during the February sittings of the Supreme Court.8
  • 2 Dec 1937, AFTER fourteen days from the publication hereof application will be made to the Supreme Court in the State of Victoria that PROBATE of the WILL dated 14th May, 1932) of ALEXANDER MILNE late of 37 Edsall street, Malvern, in the said State, gardener, deceased, may be granted to Kate Elizabeth Milne, of 37 Edsall street, Malvern, aforesaid, widow, the sole executrix thereby appointed. Dated this first day of December, 1937
    READ V. READ, Temple Court, Collins street, Melbourne proctors for the applicant.9

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 7591/ P2 unit 1029, item 292/550
    VPRS 28/ P3 unit 3036, item 292/550.
  2. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  3. [S2] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Federation Index Victoria 1889-1901.
  4. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  5. [S11] Newspaper - Argus The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), Tue 23 Nov 1937, p13
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article11126564
  6. [S44] Index of burials in the cemetery of Berwick,
    5-035-A     Milne     John     M     11     12/09/1878     92
    5-035-A     Milne     Alexander     M     67     23/11/1937     979
    5-035-B     Milne     John     M     53     23/11/1892     255
    5-035-B     Milne     Kate     F          5/08/1957     1392.
  7. [S12] Newspaper - SBM Journal 2 Nov 1892, p2.
  8. [S12] Newspaper - SBM Journal South Bourke and Mornington Journal (Richmond, Vic), Wed 28 Dec 1892, p2
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article70015017
  9. [S11] Newspaper - Argus The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), Thu 2 Dec 1937, p17
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article11129176
Last Edited9 Aug 2020

Kate Elizabeth Hobbs

F, #3032, b. 1873, d. 3 Aug 1957
Probate (Will)* 519/395. Kate E MILNE Date of grant: 04 Oct 1957; Date of death: 03 Aug 1957; Occupation: Widow; Residence: Malvern.1 
Married NameMilne. 
Birth*1873 Berwick, VIC, Australia, #B819 [par John HOBBS & Kate RANDLE].2 
Marriage*1895 Spouse: Alexander Milne. VIC, Australia, #M3382.2
 
Widow21 Nov 1937Kate Elizabeth Hobbs became a widow upon the death of her husband Alexander Milne.3 
Death*3 Aug 1957 Malvern, VIC, Australia, #D8959 (Age 84) [par John HOBBS & Kate RANDALL].3 

Grave

  • Plot 5-035-A & B, Berwick Cemetery, Berwick, VIC, Australia4

Newspaper-Articles

  • 11 Jul 1940, Death of father: HOBBS.—On July 9, at Berwick, John, beloved husband of Kate, loving father of Kate (Mrs A. Milne), Jock (deceased), Agnes (Mrs. W. Asling), George (deceased), Florrie, Violet, Lily, Arthur, and Maud (Mrs. W. Richardson), aged 90 years.
    —Sweet rest.
    HOBBS-Friends of the late Mr JOHN HOBBS are respectfully informed that his remains be interred in the Berwick Cemetery. Funeral to leave his residence THIS DAY (Thursday, July 11) at 2.30.
    JOHN GRANT, Undertaker, Berwick. Phone 265
  • 25 Jul 1945, Death of mother: HOBBS.—On July 24, at her home, Church street, Berwick, Kate the dearly beloved wife of the late John Hobbs, and devoted mother of Kate (Mrs. Milne) Jack (deceased), Agnes (Mrs. Asling), George (deceased) Florrie, Violet, Lily, Arthur, and Maud (Mrs. W. Richardson), aged 90 years.
    -Reunited.6

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/ P4 unit 1448, item 519/395
    VPRS 7591/ P3 unit 181, item 519/395.
  2. [S2] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Federation Index Victoria 1889-1901.
  3. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  4. [S44] Index of burials in the cemetery of Berwick,
    5-035-A     Milne     John     M     11     12/09/1878     92
    5-035-A     Milne     Alexander     M     67     23/11/1937     979
    5-035-B     Milne     John     M     53     23/11/1892     255
    5-035-B     Milne     Kate     F          5/08/1957     1392.
  5. [S11] Newspaper - Argus The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), Thu 11 Jul 1940, p4
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article11312705
  6. [S11] Newspaper - Argus The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), Wed 25 Jul 1945, p11
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article970092
Last Edited7 Aug 2020

Harriet Milne

F, #3033, b. 1863, d. 1945
Father*John Milne b. 24 Sep 1839, d. 21 Nov 1892
Mother*Harriet Irwin b. 1839, d. Sep 1871
Married NameShanaughan. 
Birth*1863 Richmond, VIC, Australia, #B4362 - as MILLER.1 
Marriage*13 Nov 1883 Spouse: Patrick Shanaughan. St Phillip's Church, Hoddle Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.
 
Death*1945 Malvern, VIC, Australia, #D1700 (Age 80) - as SHANAUGHAN.2 

Family

Patrick Shanaughan
Children 1.Harriet May Shanaughan b. 1890, d. 1948
 2.Francis Alex Shanaughan4 b. 1891
 3.James Valentine Shanaughan b. 1896

Newspaper-Articles

  • 13 Nov 1908, SHANAUGHAN—MILNE. [Silver Wedding.] On the 13th November 1883 at St. Phillip's Church, Hoddle-street, by the Rev. John. Caton, Patrick, eldest son of the late Patrick Shanaughan, of Ararat, to Harriet, second eldest daughter of the late John Milne, of Beaconsfield. Present address, 55 Orrong-road, Armadale.3

Citations

  1. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  2. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  3. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 13 Nov 1908, p1.
  4. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online).
Last Edited9 Aug 2020

Isabella Jane Milne

F, #3034, b. 1861, d. 10 Jul 1912
Father*John Milne b. 24 Sep 1839, d. 21 Nov 1892
Mother*Harriet Irwin b. 1839, d. Sep 1871
Married NameOver. 
Birth*18611 
Marriage*1893 Spouse: Charles Edward Over. VIC, Australia, #M6858/1893.2
 
Death*10 Jul 1912 Prahran, VIC, Australia, #D11683 (Age 51) - as OVER.1 
Death-Notice*11 Jul 1912OVER.—On the 10th July, at her residence, 21 Charles-street, Prahran, Isabella, the dearly beloved wife of Charles Over, of the M.C.C., sister of Mrs. P. Shanaghan, Mrs. Dalgleish, and Alex. Milne (of Berwick), and daughter of the late John Milne (late of Beaconsfield). A patient sufferer at rest.
OVER.—The Friends of Mr CHARLES EDWARD OVER are respectfully invited to follow the remains of his late beloved wife, Isabella Jane, to the place of interment, the Melbourne General Cemetery.
The funeral to move from his residence, No. 24 Charles-street, Prahran, on Friday, the 12th inst., at half-past 2 o'clock p.m.
HERBERT KING and SONS, Undertakers, Lennox-street, Richmond. Tel., 912.3 

Citations

  1. [S3] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Edwardian Index Victoria 1902-1913.
  2. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online).
  3. [S11] Newspaper - Argus The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), Thu 11 Jul 1912, p9
    http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article10506949
Last Edited9 Aug 2020

Alfred May

M, #3044, b. 1833, d. 28 May 1882
Birth*1833 England.1 
Marriage*1856 Spouse: Margaretta Sharratt. VIC, Australia, #M216.1
 
Land-UBeac*15 Oct 1877Alfred May selected land from the Crown. PAK-104. 17a 0r 38p - Land File 819/49 (1880 map). Govt Land Sale 5126 30 Jun 1879. Upset price £1/ac, valued £82. Crown Grant to A. MAY.2,3 
Land-Note*23 Oct 1878 Ralph Waldo Emerson McIvor. Mr Callanan, District Surveyor, Melbourne. Sir, We the undersigned selectors at Pakenham beg to point out that there are no accessible roads to our allotments, and request that you will open a road through allotment No 42 (Mr E G Smiths) and through allotment No 122 (I. Stevens); otherwise our selections are rendered utterly useless to us.
Alfred May, The Argus Office
R. W. Emerson MacIvor, 29 Queen St
Graham Mitchell, 106 Bourke St W.
PS Allotment 122 is being transferred from Stevens to Sutton and is unfenced.4 
Death*28 May 1882 Melbourne South, VIC, Australia, #D6190 (Age 49) [par Alfred MAY].1 
Death-Notice*29 May 1882MAY.—On the 28th inst, at 118 Collins street east, Alfred May, second son of Alfred May, Esq., of Letchmere Heath, Aldernham, Herts, England, aged 49 years.
THE Friends of the late Mr. ALFRED MAY, the printer of "The Argus," are respectfully in formed that his remains will be interred in the Melbourne General Cemetery.
The funeral is appointed to move from his late residence, 118 Collins street east, THIS DAY, at 3 o'clock.5 
Probate (Will)*10 Sep 1883 26/245. Land at Beaconsfield is valued at £21/11/-.6 
Land-Note*10 Sep 1883 PAK-104: Memo No 4017. The Curator of the Estate of deceased persons is registered as proprietor of the within described land as administrator to whom administration of the Estate of Alfred May who died on the 29th May 1882 was granted on the 10th September 1883.7 
Land-UBeac*29 Nov 1884 PAK-104. Transfer from Alfred May to William Ievers. 17a 0r 38p.8 

Newspaper-Articles

  • 29 May 1882, DEATH OF MR. ALFRED MAY
    It is with deep regret that we have to announce the death of Mr Alfred May, head of the printing branch of The Argus establishment, after a short but severe illness. Mr May was widely known in newspaper circles, and his name has been before the public in the imprint of the Argus for some years past. His agreeable qualities and manly bearing endeared him to a large circle of friends. Mr May's connection with The Argus dated from 1853. He had then recently arrived from England via New York, in company with his uncle, Mr Warner, who subsequently filled the position of law reporter on this journal. Mr May's first important venture in Victoria was buying the wreck of a ship which went ashore on the Otway coast. The vessel was bound for Brisbane, with a large and valuable cargo of furniture. Her captain made a mistake of 200 or 300 miles in his longitude, and directed his course northwards before he had traversed half the length of the Victorian coast, the consequence being that he put the ship ashore, and made a total loss. Mr May, with one or two of the companions he then had, attended the auction sale, and with their combined stock of capital bought the wreck, out of which they hoped to do well. Forming a party, they went to Geelong by coach, and thence walked to the coast over steep ranges and through dense forests, of which little was known in those days. It was a trying journey, but Mr. May was in the full vigour of youth, and enjoyed "roughing it."
    The party reached the coast in safety finding the wreck without difficulty. The shore was strewn with valuable freight, and if its enterprising purchasers could only have transported their salvage to Melbourne, their bargain would have turned out an exceedingly profitable one. Sailing craft, however, dared not approach the shore, which was guarded by a long line of dangerous surf, and a way could not be found for vehicles over the ranges and through the scrub. The party collected a quantity of furniture, and then had to abandon the idea of turning it to any other account than in keeping a good fire burning. As their supplies of food began to run out, they returned to Geelong, reaching that place after a long and weary trudge. This venture exhausted Mr May's moderate stock of funds, and he sought employment in The Argus office. Entering it as a journeyman printer, he was appointed sub-overseer a short time afterwards, and in 1857 became overseer in chief under Mr Hugh George. When Mr George became general manager of The Argus in 1870, Mr May succeeded him as head of the printing department, and held that post up to the time of his death yesterday. For a position of responsibility and command Mr May had exceptionally high qualifications. One of his most valuable attributes was his coolness in times of emergency and in the midst of exciting circumstances. There are periods in the history of every large newspaper office when a rush occurs, and a multitude of important things have to be done in haste. In such periods Mr May's self-reliant temperament stood him in great stead. During the Franco Prussian war, when European news came to Melbourne in long telegraphic budgets, landed by the mail steamer at Adelaide once every four weeks, The Argus extraordinaries had to be printed with the utmost speed to satisfy the eager public demand for news. It was owing in great part to his ad mirable handling of the printing staff at such periods that no hitch occurred, and no delay arose in the swift publication of the intelligence for which all Melbourne was waiting. In these days there was no Anglo Australian cable to keep us posted from day to day in the events occurring in Europe. From the arrival of one mail steamer until the next was signalled there occurred a blank of four weeks, and the extraordinaries issued on the receipt of long messages from Adelaide were awaited with impatience. Mr May, by his thorough know ledge of his business and of the reqiurements of the department, as well as by his tact, fairness, and good temper, earned the respect and affection of all who were under his control. He was popular with the composing staff on the one hand, and enjoyed from first to last the unshaken confidence of the proprietary. He died at the comparatively early age of 49. During the last few years his health was at time indifferent. A trip to England in 1873, and an annual holiday excursion to New South Wales or Tasmania, however, enabled him to plod along quietly and contentedly. Last Saturday week he caught cold, and on the following Monday became so unwell that he had to quit the office abruptly for his residence at the upper end of Collins street. Dr Robertson, who was called in found that Mr May was suffering from disease of the liver and incipient rheumatic fever. The attack was severe, but his friends were quite unprepared for his sudden end which took place yesterday afternoon. His funeral will take place this afternoon, moving from 118 Collins street east to the General Cemetery, at 3 o clock.9
  • 28 Nov 1883, BEACONSFIELD Rural, Romantic, Reachable. SATURDAY, DEC. 8th 17 ACRES OF VALUABLE LAND
    For absolute Sale. Joseph Clarke & Co. Having been favoured with instructions from T. Weigall, Esq., Curator in the estate ofthe late ALFRED MAY,Esq., printer of the Argus newspaper, to sell by Public Auction, Number 104, containing 17 a. 0r. 38p., situated in the romantic and beautiful Haunted Gully, and in the very centre of the far-famed Beaconsfield selections, about 5 miles from the Beaconsfield station, and in close proximity to the residences of G. Ramsden Esq., Professor Halford, Canon Chase, E. F. a'Beckett Esq., and other prominent citizens.
    Sale at three o'clock10
  • 1 Dec 1883, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8. BEACONSFIELD. Rural Romantic Reachable. 17 ACRES of VALUABLE LAND
    For absolute Sale. JOSEPH CLARKE and Co have been favoured with Instructions from T Weigall Esq., curator in the estate of the late Alfred May Esq, printer of Argus newspaper to SELL by PUBLIC AUCTION at Sumner's Beaconsfield Sanitorium.
    That valuable selection, number 104, containing 17a 0r 38p, situated in the romantic and beautiful Haunted Gully, and in the very centre of the far famed Beaconsfield selections, about five miles from the Beaconsfield station and in close proximity to the residentes of G Ramsden, Esq., Professor Halford, Canon Chase, E. F. A'Beckett, Esq , and other prominent citizens.
    Sale at Three O'Clock.11

Citations

  1. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  2. [S81] Land Records, Parish Maps & Council Rate Books. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), 567/49 ALFRED MAY PAKENHAM 17--0--38 VPRS 5714/P0000/1392.
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1133-425 - Alfred May of Melbourne.
  4. [S81] Land Records, Parish Maps & Council Rate Books. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 5357/P0000/3905
    847/49 ISAAC STEPHENS PAKENHAM 97 19--3--16. 1876 - 1879
    847/49 ISAAC STEPHENS PAKENHAM 20--0--0. 1874 - 1874.
  5. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 29 May 1882, p1 & p8.
  6. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), 26/245. Alfred MAY, Printer, committed to curator.
  7. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1133-425 - Memo No 4017. The Curator of the Estate of deceased persons is registered as proprietor of the within described land as administrator to whom administration of the Estate of Alfred May who died on the 29th May 1882 was granted on the 10th September 1883.
  8. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1133-425 - Theyre Weigall as Curator to William Jevers (the elder) of Number 101 Cardigan Street Carlton Estate Agent - C/T 1635-855.
  9. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 29 May 1882, p5.
  10. [S12] Newspaper - SBM Journal 28 Nov 1883. Fiche 45 Vol. XIX No.31.
  11. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 1 Dec 1883, p14.
Last Edited7 May 2019

Eliza Emily Kenny

F, #3056, b. Feb 1831, d. 30 Sep 1892
Father*Eyre Evans Kenny b. 1783, d. 19 Sep 1861
Mother*Lucy Jennings Inge
Married NameLawes. 
Birth*Feb 1831 Biddenham, Bedfordshire, England, christening 13 Feb 1831.1,2 
(Migrant) Migration/Travel13 Dec 1842 Sailing with Eyre Evans Kenny, Frances Ann Kenny, Susannah Lucy Ann Kenny, Lucy Laetitia Kenny to Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Ship "Col. Kenny, lady and 3 children cabin 13.12.1842 from Plymouth on the "Glenswilly" -.
 
Marriage*30 Apr 1856 Spouse: Henry Lawes. St Peter's Eastern Hill, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, #M1169.3,4
Marriage-Notice*3 May 1856On the 30th ult., at St. Peter's Church, by the Rev. John Barlow, Henry, youngest son of the late Mr. Sergeant Edward Lawes, to Emily Eliza, youngest daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Eyre Evans Kenny, late of her Majesty's 80th Regiment.5 
(Witness) Notebt 1880 - 1881 Henry Marchant Moon. Members of the Australian Health Society. Other members Dr John Blair, Horatio Kelson, Mrs Henry Lawes, R W E MacIvor, Miss McCormick, Dr J E Neild.6 
Widow7 Aug 1882Eliza Emily Kenny became a widow upon the death of her husband Henry Lawes.3 
Land-Note*14 Sep 1882 GEM-D-30.31.32.32A.33.33A.34: Henry Lawes. Memo No 3446 - Emily Lawes of Hawthorn Widow is registered as proprietor of the within described land as Executrix to whom probate of the will of Henry Lawes who died on the 7 August 1882 was granted on the 14 September 1882.7 
Land-UBeac*14 Sep 1882 PAK-69. Transfer from Henry Lawes to Eliza Emily Lawes. 20a 0r 0p - Eliza Emily Lawes inherites property on Henry Lawes' death.8,9 
Land-UBeac14 Sep 1882 GEM-D-59. Transfer from Henry Lawes to Eliza Emily Lawes. Eliza Emily Lawes inherites lease for this property on Henry Lawes' death.10 
Land-UBeac14 Sep 1882 GEM-D-30.31.32.32A.33.33A.34. Transfer from Henry Lawes to Eliza Emily Lawes. Eliza Emily Lawes inherites property on Henry Lawes' death.8,7 
Note*23 Aug 1890 COUNCIL Meeting August 23 1890 - Mrs Emily Eliza Lawes
One new project was to extend St. Georges Road to Stoney Creek, bridge the creek, and continue the road through Mrs. Emily Lawes' property, Lot 32A to the Narre Warren Road, bypassing Berwick, and reducing the distance from the village to Melbourne and Dandenong. Mrs Lawes decided that she would have the suggested route inspected before deciding whether to give the land for the proposed road.11 
Death*30 Sep 1892 Coonyngera, The Avenue, Malvern, VIC, Australia, #D14451 (Age 60) [par Eyre Evans KENNY & Lucy Jennings INGE].1 
Death-Notice*1 Oct 1892LAWES.—On the 30th ult, at Coonyngera, The Avenue, last Malvern, Emily Eliza, widow of the late Henry Lawes, barrister-at-law, aged 60 years.
THE Friends of the late Mrs E. E. LAWES (relict of the late Henry Lawes, barrister-at-law) are respectfully informed that her remains will be interred in the Boroondara Cemetery, Kew, TO-MORROW Sunday), at halfpast 3.
The funeral leaving her residence, The Avenue, East Malvern, at 3 o'clock.12 
Probate (Will)*31 Jan 1893 50/848. Eliza Emily LAWES owned Lots 30; 31; 32; 32A; 33; 33A; 34 of Sec D Parish of Gembrook, and Lot 69 Parish of Pakenham with a total acreage of 157 ac 0r 19p. Also Lot 59 Sec D Parish of Gembrook, Crown Lease, 158 acres, valued at £1593.14.0. Also lists some liabilities to local Beaconsfield people (Goff, Richardson, Glismann, Swallow, Grieve.)13 
Land-Note*27 Mar 1893 GEM-D-30.31.32.32A.33.33A.34: Ada Mabel Lawes. Memo No 14003 - Ada Mabel Lawes, of the Avenue, East Malvern, is registered as the proprietor of the within described land as Administratrix to whom Administration of the Estate Emily Lawes or Emily Eliza Lawes (who died on the 30th September, 1892) was granted on the 8th November, 1892.14 
Land-UBeac*27 Mar 1893 GEM-D-30.31.32.32A.33.33A.34. Transfer from Eliza Emily Lawes to Ada Mabel Lawes.14 
Land-UBeac27 Mar 1893 PAK-69. Transfer from Eliza Emily Lawes to Ada Mabel Lawes. 20a 0r 0p.15 
Land-UBeac1 Jul 1893 GEM-D-59. Transfer from Eliza Emily Lawes to Ada Mabel Lawes. 128a 1r 24p - Ada Mabel Lawes would have taken over lease earlier - writes to lands department that she and her sisters have difficulties paying the rents.16,10 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
6 Jun 1841Lee Crescent, Edgbaston, Warwickshire, England(Head of Household) Eyre Evans Kenny;
Age 11 - not born in county
Member(s) of Household: Susannah Lucy Ann Kenny, Lucy Laetitia Kenny, Caroline Kenny17

Grave

  • C/E D 138 & 139, Boroondara Cemetery, Kew, VIC, Australia, In memory of Alice Blanche, loving wife of Vernon Edwin DOUGHTY & daughter of Emily & Henry LAWES, d 20 Dec 1943, aged 67 years. In Loving memory of our father and mother Henry LAWES, Barrister at Law, d Heathfield Hawthorn 7 Aug 1882 aged 49 years, Emily Eliza LAWES d Coonyngera, East Malvern 30 Sep 1892, aged 60 years. verse, also Marion Grace LAWES d 28 Mar 1935.18,19

Family

Henry Lawes b. 1833, d. 7 Aug 1882
Children 1.Lucy Maria Lawes b. 1858, d. 11 Aug 1919
 2.William Lockyer Lawes b. 1859, d. 24 Jan 1927
 3.Ada Mabel Lawes b. 8 Aug 1863, d. 19 Apr 1953
 4.Emily Selina Ethel Lawes+ b. 25 May 1866, d. 11 Aug 1931

Newspaper-Articles

  • 8 Jun 1892, From 17 ratepayers of Upper Beaconsfield, re the construction of road and culvert leading through Mrs. Lawes' property to Stony Creek.—On the motion of Crs. Ramage and Brisbane, Mrs. Lawes to be offered £30 for the land required for the road.
    Cr. Goff moved that 75 chains of grubbing and clearing from Bain's to Stoney creek be done, also 30 chains grubbing and clearing, Deviation road, bridge over Stoney creek; culvert and filling, 20 chains side forming, etc. four chains metalling.-Seconded by Cr. Sykes and carried, the works to be done under the loan.20
  • 10 Aug 1892, Cr. Goff moved that the necessary steps be taken under the Local Government Act to compel Mrs. Lawes to open up a road through her property, blocks 32 and 32A, at Beaconsfield.-Seconded by Cr. Sykes and carried.21
  • 7 Dec 1892, After hammering away for over 12 months, and being roundly abused during the whole of that period Cr. Goff, of Berwick shire, has at last carried a motion for the construction of a road through Mrs Lawes' land, Upper Beaconsfield.
    The road in question will connect Narree Warren with Beaconsfield, and will also prove advantageous in the matter of opening up one of the best portions of the Benconsfield district. Hitherto, visitors to that place have complained that they could only drive for about a mile in any one direction, owing to the roads not being opened up, but Cr. Goff's action will result in doing away with this disadvantage.22
  • 4 Jan 1893, A petition was received from a number of ratepavers in Upper Beaconsfield protesting against the futher expenditure of money on St Georges road, as proposed by the council.-Cr. Goff argued that the proposed work was necessary, and should be carried out. With regard to the work asked for on the main road from Short house's to Lennie's, it would not benefit Lennie, and was not as important as that on St. Ceorge's road.-The president said that the people had been misled with regard to the proposed deviation of St. George's road through the late Mrs. Lowe's [Lawes'?] property, as it was provided for in the loan and would have to be carried out.-Several letters from ratepayers were read, asking the council to proceed with the work, and Cr. Goff remarked that the writers of these letters represented about £20 per annum rates.-Cr. Gibb said the road was wanted, and those people who would benefit by it were fully entitled to it. The object of the opponents was to keep the traffic their way, no matter what inconvenience they caused others.-Cr. Goff : Yes, they are acting with a dog in the manager spirit. He (Cr. Goff) moved a that the engineer prepare plans and that the Beaconsfield members be empowered to accept tenders for the work that day fortnight ; also for work on road leading to Bittingham's.-Seconded by the president and carried.
    From John Beattie, protesting against proposed road through Mrs. Lowe's land, and asking for improvements to main road from Stony Creek.--Cr. Goff moved and the president seeonded that the Beaconsfield members and the engineer inspect main road to ascertain what work was really necessary.-Carried.23
  • 26 Dec 1896, SALES BY AUCTION. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31 At Half past Three O'Clock. BEACONSFIELD.
    BRISBANE and HANSEN (through their auctioneer, W Brisbane) will OFFER by AUCTION at Sykes's Pine Grove Hotel, Upper Beaconsfield, as above,
    All those pieces of land being allotments 30, 31, 32, 32A, 33, 33A, 34, and 59 section D, parish of Gembrook, county of Mornington, and allotment 69 parish of Pakenham, county of Mornington, containing 285 acres 2 roods 3 perches or thereabouts.
    The land is situated at Beaconsfield Upper, with frontage to St George's Parade five miles from Beaconsfield railway station. It is well fenced and subdivided ; about 10 acres have been cultivated. Running creek, comfortable eight-roomed house and outbuildings, and a nice garden and orchard surrounding the house. The property is well known as having belonged to the late Mrs E E Lawes and will first be offered in one block, and, if not sold as a whole, offered in blocks of from 4 to 128 acres.
    The land occupies a fine position in this favourite locality and the owners are determined to realise at almost any price. Liberal terms.
    Further particulars, Brisbane and Hansen 72 Elizabeth street.24,25

Citations

  1. [S2] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Federation Index Victoria 1889-1901.
  2. [S31] IGI "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JQNP-SN5 : accessed 3 September 2015), Emily Eliza Kenney, 13 Feb 1831; citing BIDDENHAM,BEDFORD,ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 1,279,198."
  3. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  4. [S65] Ancestry - various indices, Ancestry.com. Victoria, Australia, St. Peter's Eastern Hill, Marriages, 1848-1955 [database on-line].
    Description: Series 02, Register 1855-1856; Reference Number: M2/3
    Henry Lawes (Age 23) [par Edward Hobson Vitrubius Lawes & Jane Edwards Lockyer]
    Emily Eliza Kenny (Age 24) [par Eyre Evans Kenny & Lucy Inge].
  5. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 3 May 1856, p4.
  6. [S221] Unknown author, Book: Miscellaneous, Australian Sanitary Tracts 1882.
  7. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1196-071; 1168-516; 1176-173; 1315-859; 1166-115; 1213-509; 1168-517: Memo No 3446 - Emily Lawes of Hawthorn Widow is registered as proprietor of the within described land as Executrix to whom probate of the will of Henry Lawes who died on the 7 August 1882 was granted on the 14 September 1882.
  8. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria).
  9. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1065-896 - Memo No 3446 Emily Lawes of Hawthorn widow is registered as proprietor of the within described land as executrix to whom probate of the will of Henry Lawes who died on the 7 August 1882 was granted on the 14 September 1882.
  10. [S81] Land Records, Parish Maps & Council Rate Books. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), Land File 9002/19.20.
  11. [S61] Upper Beaconsfield History Archive ,"Council Minutes."
  12. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 1 Oct 1892, p1.
  13. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), 50/848. Widow. Administration. Died Intestate.
  14. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1196-071; 1168-516; 1176-173; 1315-859; 1166-115; 1213-509; 1168-517: Memo No 14003 - Ada Mabel Lawes, of the Avenue, East Malvern, is registered as the proprietor of the within described land as Administratrix to whom Administration of the Estate Emily Lawes or Emily Eliza Lawes (who died on the 30th September, 1892) was granted on the 8th November, 1892.
  15. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1065-896 - Memo No 14008 - Ada Mabel Lawes, of the Avenue, East Malvern, is registered as the proprietor of the within described land as Administratrix to whom Administration of the Estate Emily Lawes or Emily Eliza Lawes (who died on the 30th September, 1892) was granted on the 8th November, 1892.
  16. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2719-682 - Ada Mabel Lawes of The Avenue East Malvern Spinster Administratrix to the estate and effects of Emily Eliza Lawes late of Prahran deceased.
  17. [S83] Online index to the UK census "Class: HO107; Piece: 1151; Book: 1; Civil Parish: Edgbaston; County: Warwickshire; Enumeration District: 4; Folio: 65; Page: 15; Line: 19; GSU roll: 464186."
  18. [S46] Index of burials in the cemetery of Boroondara, Kew,.
  19. [S20] Various indexed records of GSV - Genealogical Society Victoria "Boroondara Memorial Inscriptions compiled by Port Philip Pioneers Group Inc 1993."
  20. [S12] Newspaper - SBM Journal 8 Jun 1892, p3.
  21. [S12] Newspaper - SBM Journal 10 Aug 1892, p3.
  22. [S12] Newspaper - SBM Journal 7 Dec 1892, p2.
  23. [S12] Newspaper - SBM Journal 4 Jan 1893, p3.
  24. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 26 Dec 1896, p2.
  25. [S12] Newspaper - SBM Journal 23 Dec 1896, p2.
Last Edited3 Apr 2019

Henry Lawes

M, #3057, b. 1833, d. 7 Aug 1882
Birth*1833 London, England.1 
Marriage*30 Apr 1856 Spouse: Eliza Emily Kenny. St Peter's Eastern Hill, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, #M1169.1,2
Marriage-Notice*3 May 1856On the 30th ult., at St. Peter's Church, by the Rev. John Barlow, Henry, youngest son of the late Mr. Sergeant Edward Lawes, to Emily Eliza, youngest daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Eyre Evans Kenny, late of her Majesty's 80th Regiment.3 
Land-UBeac*19 Mar 1875Henry Lawes selected land from the Crown. PAK-69. 20a 0r 0p - Land File 494/49. Crown grant to H LAWES on 24 Apr 1878 - SALE 4825, upset £1/ac, value £60.4,5 
Land-UBeacc 1878He selected land from the Crown. GEM-D-32A. 42a 2r 6p - No Land File. Selected by H LAWES on 25 Oct 1881.6 
(Witness) Land-Note20 Feb 1878 Packenham, Febr 20th 1878
To A J Skene Esq., Surveyor General of Victoria, Melbourne
Sir, We the selectors and residents of Gembrook and Packenham County of Mornington humbly request that you will please order that a new road may be surveyed through the selection of Mr Arthur Knight in the Parish of Packenham. This road we request will be to start from the north east corner of Mr Knight's selection, thence south west distant at about five chains more or less and being west from the two chain road and thence ending at the south east corner of the said selection. This new line of road will be on the side of a very high hill and with little expense can be made into a very good road. The present one chain road is too steep that it is almost impossible for us to get either up or down it and ought never to have been surveyed in that place. Trusting that you will give this a favourable consideration.
We have the honor to be, Sir, your most obedient servants.
George B Halford David Crichton David Smyth William D Nash John Milne Patrick Kennedy Henry Lawes George Taylor Charles Alexander John Sharples Alfred G Shorthouse Robert Booth Anne Stredder David Glenn William McCraw John Modral Iden Henham jun Jno H Hinds Thos. C Hyde William Modral Robert Muir George Miller S Paternoster.7 
Land-UBeac1 Jan 1879He selected land from the Crown. GEM-D-59. 128a 1r 24p - Land File 9002/19.20
Selected by Henry LAWES, crown grant to admin. of Eliza Emily Lawes.8 
Land-UBeaca Sep 1879 GEM-D-33. Transfer from Henry Lawes to an unknown person . 13a 0r 0p - No Land File. Selected by J VIVIAN, but crown grant to H LAWES on 6 Jan 1880. SALE 5254, upset £1 5s./ac, value £33 8s. [abandoned 1878/9]9,10 
Land-UBeac6 Jan 1880He selected land from the Crown. GEM-D-34. 18a 1r 27p - No Land File. Selected by Alex (or Andrew) GILLESPIE, but crown grant to H LAWES on 6 Jan 1880. SALE 5254 , upset £1 5s./ac. [abandoned 1878/9]11,9 
Land-UBeac*20 Jan 1880 GEM-D-31. Transfer from Lucy Maria Lawes to Henry Lawes. 19a 2r 13p - Selected by Lucy M LAWES, but crown grant to H LAWES on 20 Jan 1880. SALE 5266, upset £1/ac, value £64.12      
Land-UBeac*27 Jan 1880 GEM-D-32. Transfer from William Lockyer Lawes to Henry Lawes. 19a 2r 26p - Selected by W L LAWES, but crown grant to H LAWES on 27 Jan 1880. SALE 5273, upset £1/ac, value £64 8s.13 
Land-UBeac28 Aug 1880He selected land from the Crown. GEM-D-33A. 4a 0r 12p - No Land File
Selected by H LAWES on 28 Aug 1880 (no name on parish map.)14 
Land-UBeac*4 Sep 1880 GEM-D-30. Transfer from John Augustus Kenny Clarke to Henry Lawes. 19a 3r 15p.15 
Death*7 Aug 1882 Hawthorn, VIC, Australia, #D8900 (Age 49) [par Edward Hobson LAWES & Jane Edwards LOCKYER].1 
Death-Notice*8 Aug 1882LAWES.—On the 7th inst., at Hawthorn, Henry Lawes, barrister-at-law, aged 49, youngest son of the late Sergeant Lawes.16 
Death-Notice9 Aug 1882THE Funeral of the late HENRY LAWES, Esq., J.P., barrister-at-law, is appointed to move from his late residence, Crook street, Hawthorn, THIS DAY (Wednesday, the 9th inst.), at 2.30, and will proceed to the place of interment in the Boroondara Cemetery, Kew.17 
Probate (Will)*14 Sep 1882 24/368. Henry LAWES owned Lots 30; 31; 32; 32A; 33; 33A; 34 of Sec D Parish of Gembrook, and Lot 69 Parish of Pakenham with a total acreage of 157 ac 2r 19p. On it is erected a dwelling house of four rooms and servant room and kitchen, wattle and daub and 3 rooms weatherboard unfinished in occupation of deceased at his death. Value £900.18 
Land-Note*14 Sep 1882 GEM-D-30.31.32.32A.33.33A.34: Eliza Emily Lawes. Memo No 3446 - Emily Lawes of Hawthorn Widow is registered as proprietor of the within described land as Executrix to whom probate of the will of Henry Lawes who died on the 7 August 1882 was granted on the 14 September 1882.19 
Land-UBeac14 Sep 1882 GEM-D-59. Transfer from Henry Lawes to Eliza Emily Lawes. Eliza Emily Lawes inherites lease for this property on Henry Lawes' death.8 
Land-UBeac*14 Sep 1882 PAK-69. Transfer from Henry Lawes to Eliza Emily Lawes. 20a 0r 0p - Eliza Emily Lawes inherites property on Henry Lawes' death.20,21 
Land-UBeac14 Sep 1882 GEM-D-30.31.32.32A.33.33A.34. Transfer from Henry Lawes to Eliza Emily Lawes. Eliza Emily Lawes inherites property on Henry Lawes' death.20,19 

Grave

  • C/E D 138 & 139, Boroondara Cemetery, Kew, VIC, Australia, In memory of Alice Blanche, loving wife of Vernon Edwin DOUGHTY & daughter of Emily & Henry LAWES, d 20 Dec 1943, aged 67 years. In Loving memory of our father and mother Henry LAWES, Barrister at Law, d Heathfield Hawthorn 7 Aug 1882 aged 49 years, Emily Eliza LAWES d Coonyngera, East Malvern 30 Sep 1892, aged 60 years. verse, also Marion Grace LAWES d 28 Mar 1935.22,23

Family

Eliza Emily Kenny b. Feb 1831, d. 30 Sep 1892
Children 1.Lucy Maria Lawes b. 1858, d. 11 Aug 1919
 2.William Lockyer Lawes b. 1859, d. 24 Jan 1927
 3.Ada Mabel Lawes b. 8 Aug 1863, d. 19 Apr 1953
 4.Emily Selina Ethel Lawes+ b. 25 May 1866, d. 11 Aug 1931

Newspaper-Articles

  • 15 Aug 1854, Death of Mother: On the 12th May, at 17 Russell-place, Fitzroy-square, London, Mrs. Lawes, relict of the late Mr. Sergeant Lawes.24
  • 8 Aug 1882, DEATH OF MR. HENRY LAWES.
    It is with much regret that we announce the death of Mr Henry Lawes, which took place yesterday afternoon at his private residence, Brook street, Hawthorn. About a month ago, Mr Lawes was confined to his house by a severe attack of inflammation of the lungs. He rallied from this attack, and progressed favourably until a few days ago, when he was again prostrated. He was attended by Dr Gunst until the close of last week, when Drs Alsop and Robertson were called in. Their services, however, were of no avail. Mr Lawes continued to sink until yesterday afternoon, when he expired. The immediate cause of death was heart disease and inflammation of the lungs.
    Mr Lawes was son of the late Mr Sergeant Edward Lawes, who had a large practice at the English bar, and who held the appointment of Commissioner of Bankruptcy in London for many years. Mr Henry Lawes arrived in this colony in 1852, shortly after the discovery of gold. He was then a young man, scarcely 20 years of age. He had his share of the rough and exciting work that had then to be done in the colony. In 1854 he received an appointment as a clerk in the office of the Master in Equity, Mr F. Wilkinson. He then studied for the bar, and was called to the bar on the 21st June, 1859. In professional matters he devoted his attention to the Equity and Insolvency courts. In the Insolvency Court he and the late Sir George Stephen were for many years opposed to each other in every case of any importance. Mr Lawes was a councillor of the Borough of Hawthorn, and for several years occupied the position of mayor of that municipality. In 1869 he was asked to be a candidate in the loyal liberal interest for a vacancy that had then occurred in the representation of East Bourke, which at that time returned two members. But he declined the offer made to him, and the late Mr Ramsay was selected in his place, and was elected. At the general election in 1871, however, Mr Lawes became a candidate for one of the two seats for South Bourke, of which constituency Hawthorn at that time formed a portion. He was not successful, and he afterwards took no public part in politics till the general election of February, 1880, when he was asked to contest one of the three seats for Geelong in the constitutional interest. The other candidates on the same side with him were Mr C Andrews, and Mr J H Connor, and they were opposed by Mr Graham Berry, Mr R De Bruce Johnstone, and Mr C Kernot. From the first Mr Lawes did not have much hope of success, as he was personally unknown to most of the electors, but he pursued the canvass of the constituency with great vigour, and astonished those of his friends who had the opportunity of hearing him with the ability with which he could make a platform speech. His speeches had none of the clap-trap style of oratory for which his principal opponent on that occasion is celebrated, but they never failed to be well received by his audiences. So vigorously was the campaign conducted that Mr Berry, who had threatened to stump the country, found that he was obliged to confine his attention to Geelong only. The result of the fight was that Mr Berry, Mr Andrews, and Mr Johnstone were elected. That Parliament however, had only a short existence, as it was dissolved in the following June, consequent on the rejection of the bill introduced by Mr. Service for an alteration in the constitution. Mr Lawes was again asked to become a candidate for Geelong for the Constitutional party, and with some reluctance he complied. On this occasion Mr Andrews and Mr Hitchcock were his colleagues. They were defeated by Messrs Berry, Johnstone, und Kernot. It is a noticeable fact that three of the candidates who contested the seats for Geelong have lately died, namely, Mr Johnstone, Mr. Kernot and Mr Lawes. Until February last Mr Lawes had no other opportunity of taking part in political warfare. But when Mr Murray Smith was appointed agent general, Mr Lawes came forward as a candi date for the vacant seat for Boroondara. He did not expect opposition from any of his own party, as be considered that he had superior claims for the constitutional votes from his long residence in the district, and from the services he had rendered at the two previous general elections. It is unnecessary now to refer to the circumstances connected with the choice of another candidate in his place, but Mr Lawes considered he had not been fairly treated and he announced his intention of retiring from politics altogether. Mr Lawes was a member of the Church of England Assembly from shortly after its formation, and took an active part in the debates. He was not loquacious, and when he spoke it was generally to impart some information on the subject under discussion. As a barrister, he was engaged in most of the principal cases in the Equity Court for many years past. He was for several years one of the examiners in laws at the University in conjunction with the present Mr Justice Williams, an office which both gentlemen resigned owing to a dispute with the University council. Mr Lawes was also a member of the board of examiners of the Supreme Court for barristers and a member of the Supreme Court Library Committee. He was offered the position of County Court judge in March, 1880, but be refused the offer, which was afterwards accepted by Mr Trench. Lately he was again asked by the present Government to accept the office of County Court judge but be again refused. Mr Lawes was held in high estimation by everyone who was acquainted with him, and his death will be greatly regretted. He leaves a widow and a numerous family.25
  • 26 Dec 1896, SALES BY AUCTION. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31 At Half past Three O'Clock. BEACONSFIELD.
    BRISBANE and HANSEN (through their auctioneer, W Brisbane) will OFFER by AUCTION at Sykes's Pine Grove Hotel, Upper Beaconsfield, as above,
    All those pieces of land being allotments 30, 31, 32, 32A, 33, 33A, 34, and 59 section D, parish of Gembrook, county of Mornington, and allotment 69 parish of Pakenham, county of Mornington, containing 285 acres 2 roods 3 perches or thereabouts.
    The land is situated at Beaconsfield Upper, with frontage to St George's Parade five miles from Beaconsfield railway station. It is well fenced and subdivided ; about 10 acres have been cultivated. Running creek, comfortable eight-roomed house and outbuildings, and a nice garden and orchard surrounding the house. The property is well known as having belonged to the late Mrs E E Lawes and will first be offered in one block, and, if not sold as a whole, offered in blocks of from 4 to 128 acres.
    The land occupies a fine position in this favourite locality and the owners are determined to realise at almost any price. Liberal terms.
    Further particulars, Brisbane and Hansen 72 Elizabeth street.26,27

Citations

  1. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  2. [S65] Ancestry - various indices, Ancestry.com. Victoria, Australia, St. Peter's Eastern Hill, Marriages, 1848-1955 [database on-line].
    Description: Series 02, Register 1855-1856; Reference Number: M2/3
    Henry Lawes (Age 23) [par Edward Hobson Vitrubius Lawes & Jane Edwards Lockyer]
    Emily Eliza Kenny (Age 24) [par Eyre Evans Kenny & Lucy Inge].
  3. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 3 May 1856, p4.
  4. [S81] Land Records, Parish Maps & Council Rate Books. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 5357/P0000/3650     494/49 HENRY LAWES PAKENHAM 20--0--0. 1875 - 1878.
  5. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1065-896 - Henry Lawes of Heathfield Hawthorn.
  6. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1315-859 - Henry Lawes of Melbourne Barrister-at-Law.
  7. [S81] Land Records, Parish Maps & Council Rate Books. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), 2926/19 Arthur Knight's Land File.
  8. [S81] Land Records, Parish Maps & Council Rate Books. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), Land File 9002/19.20.
  9. [S81] Land Records, Parish Maps & Council Rate Books. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), 240/49 - Letter by Brisbane referring to four abandoned properties.
  10. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1166-115 - Henry Lawes of Melbourne.
  11. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1168-517 - Henry Lawes of Melbourne.
  12. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1168-516 - Henry Lawes of Hawthorn.
  13. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1176-173 - Henry Lawes of Hawthorn.
  14. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1213-509 - Henry Lawes of Melbourne Barrister-at-Law.
  15. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1168-488 - Henry Lawes of Brook Street Hawthorne Barrister-at-Law - C/T 1196-071.
  16. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 8 Aug 1882, p1.
  17. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 9 Aug 1882, p1.
  18. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), 24/368. Barrister-at-law.
  19. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1196-071; 1168-516; 1176-173; 1315-859; 1166-115; 1213-509; 1168-517: Memo No 3446 - Emily Lawes of Hawthorn Widow is registered as proprietor of the within described land as Executrix to whom probate of the will of Henry Lawes who died on the 7 August 1882 was granted on the 14 September 1882.
  20. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria).
  21. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1065-896 - Memo No 3446 Emily Lawes of Hawthorn widow is registered as proprietor of the within described land as executrix to whom probate of the will of Henry Lawes who died on the 7 August 1882 was granted on the 14 September 1882.
  22. [S46] Index of burials in the cemetery of Boroondara, Kew,.
  23. [S20] Various indexed records of GSV - Genealogical Society Victoria "Boroondara Memorial Inscriptions compiled by Port Philip Pioneers Group Inc 1993."
  24. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 15 Aug 1854, p5.
  25. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 8 Aug 1882, p9.
  26. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 26 Dec 1896, p2.
  27. [S12] Newspaper - SBM Journal 23 Dec 1896, p2.
Last Edited31 Jul 2017

Lucy Maria Lawes

F, #3059, b. 1858, d. 11 Aug 1919
Father*Henry Lawes b. 1833, d. 7 Aug 1882
Mother*Eliza Emily Kenny b. Feb 1831, d. 30 Sep 1892
Birth*1858 Hawthorn, VIC, Australia, #B113/1859
baptised 2 Jun 1858 Christ Church Hawthorn.1,2 
Land-UBeac*c 1878Lucy Maria Lawes selected land from the Crown. GEM-D-31. 19a 2r 13p - Selected by Lucy M LAWES, but crown grant to H LAWES on 20 Jan 1880. SALE 5266, upset £1/ac, value £64.3      
Land-UBeac*20 Jan 1880 GEM-D-31. Transfer from Lucy Maria Lawes to Henry Lawes. 19a 2r 13p - Selected by Lucy M LAWES, but crown grant to H LAWES on 20 Jan 1880. SALE 5266, upset £1/ac, value £64.4      
Death*11 Aug 1919 Sunbury, VIC, Australia, #D15121 (Age 61) [par unknown] - as LAWES.5 
Death-Notice*15 Aug 1919LAWES.—On the 11th August, Lucy Maria eldest daughter of the late Henry Lawes, of Heathfield, Hawthorn.6 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
190390 Powlett Street, East Melbourne, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties.7
1909Horace Street, Malvern East, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties.8

Citations

  1. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  2. [S187] Familysearch ""Australia, Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981," index, FamilySearch."
  3. [S81] Land Records, Parish Maps & Council Rate Books. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 5357/P0000/3793     2011/49. LUCY N LAWES. GEMBROOK 31 D. 19--2--13. 1878 - 1880.
  4. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1168-516 - Henry Lawes of Hawthorn.
  5. [S4] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Great War Index Victoria 1914-1920.
  6. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 15 Aug 1919, p1.
  7. [S103] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1903.
  8. [S109] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1909.
Last Edited26 Aug 2016

William Lockyer Lawes

M, #3060, b. 1859, d. 24 Jan 1927
Father*Henry Lawes b. 1833, d. 7 Aug 1882
Mother*Eliza Emily Kenny b. Feb 1831, d. 30 Sep 1892
Birth*1859 Hawthorn, VIC, Australia, #B16790
baptised 30 Jul 1859 Christ Church Hawthorn.1,2 
Land-UBeac*c 1878William Lockyer Lawes selected land from the Crown. GEM-D-32. 19a 2r 26p - Selected by W L LAWES, but crown grant to H LAWES on 27 Jan 1880. SALE 5273, upset £1/ac, value £64 8s.3 
Land-UBeac*27 Jan 1880 GEM-D-32. Transfer from William Lockyer Lawes to Henry Lawes. 19a 2r 26p - Selected by W L LAWES, but crown grant to H LAWES on 27 Jan 1880. SALE 5273, upset £1/ac, value £64 8s.4 
Death*24 Jan 1927 Brisbane, QLD, Australia.5 
Death-Notice*26 Mar 1927LAWES-On the 24th January, 1927, at Brisbane, William Lockyer Lawes, second son of the late Henry Lawes, barrister-at-law, Melbourne.5 

Citations

  1. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  2. [S187] Familysearch ""Australia, Births and Baptisms, 1792-1981," index, FamilySearch."
  3. [S81] Land Records, Parish Maps & Council Rate Books. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 5357/P0000/3793     2012/49. WILLIAM L LAWES. GEMBROOK 32 D. 19--2--26. 1878 - 1880.
  4. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1176-173 - Henry Lawes of Hawthorn.
  5. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 26 Mar 1927, p13.
Last Edited26 Aug 2016
 

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.