Henry Hawkins Hatfield

M, #4248, b. 1 Feb 1845, d. 2 Nov 1925
Henry Hawkins HATFIELD
(1845-1925)
Probate (Will)* 206/464. Orchardist. Box Hill.1 
Place in Upper Beac* 
Birth*1 Feb 1845 Woolwich, Kent, England.2 
Marriage*31 Dec 1871 Spouse: Emma Blood. Residence of George BLOOD, Box Hill, VIC, Australia, #M4565.3,2
 
Death*2 Nov 1925 Box Hill, VIC, Australia, #D12533 (Age 80) [par George HATFIELD & Emma HAWKINS].4 
Death-Notice*3 Nov 1925HATFIELD. —On the 2nd November, at a private hospital Henry Hawkins, beloved husband of Emma Hatfield, and loved father of Ernest, Edward, Alfred, Charles (deceased), Leslie, Herbert, Francis, Lucy (deceased), and Emma aged 81 years.5 

Grave

  • P-*-0849, Box Hill Cemetery, Box Hill, VIC, Australia6

Newspaper-Articles

  • 8 Aug 1888, SHIRE OF BERWICK. BEACONSFIELD RIDING. LADIES and GENTLEMEN. Having been requested by many of my friends and fellow ratepayers to offer myself as a Candidate for the above Riding at the Election which takes place in August next, it is with pleasure that I place myself in your hands, to do with me what seemeth best in your sight, and if you shoud be pleased to return me as your representative I shall receive the honor with thank and strive to do my duty to all part of the Riding, H. H. HATFIELD.
    ---
    SHIRE OF BERWICK. ELECTION OF COUNCILLOR.-BEACONSFIELD RIDING. I HEREBY give notice that WILLIAM H. GOFF and HENRY H. HATFIELD Have been nominated for the Office of Councillor for Beaconsfield Riding, and as the num ber exceeds the number required a Poll will be held at the Assembly Hall, at Booth near Beaconsfield station, and at Wade's Store, Gembrook, on Thursday, August 9th, commencing at Eight o'clock in the forenoon and closing at Four o'clock in the afternoon. WILLIAM BRISRIANE. Returning Officer. July 31, 18887
  • 15 Aug 1888, Last Thursday being election day every thing was in a more or less state of excitement. Who is going to be returned ? was the question asked on every side, and many were the answers. Some said Goff, others Hatfield. Both candidates worked hard to avert defeat, but Mr. Goff's friends and supporters rolled up, and when the result of the poll was declared he was returned by a large majority; and I think the ratepayers were wise, for in Mr. Goff they have a man who will look after their interests and see that they get a fair share of rates expended in their Riding. Not that Mr. Hatfield would not have done the same, but Mr. Goff has had two years experience as a Councillor in the Shire of Berwick which Mr. Hatfield had not and I think a great number took this into consideration and voted accordingly.8
  • 30 Dec 1921, HATFIELD-BLOOD Golden Wedding-On the 30th December 1871 at Box Hill, by the Rev J T Pithouse Henry Hawkins Hatfield, to Emma Blood. Present address "Koonwarra," Middleborough road, Box Hill At home afternoon and evening.9
  • 3 Nov 1925, Fruitgrowing Pioneer Dies
    Mr H H Hatfield, who died at his residence, Box Hill, yesterday, was one of the best known orchardists in the State. He was associated with the development of the fruit growing industry in that district for nearly half a century, and for many years he did much in endeavouring to develop the apple export trade. Apart from the management of his large orchard, which was regarded as one of the best kept places near to Melbourne, Mr Hat field took an active part in organising district horticultural displays. One of the best judges of apples und pears, and particularly of many varieties now little known by present-day growers, his services were always available, and readily accepted, in assisting to carry out the judging at all our more important shows, Mr Hatfield also took a leading part in the development of a large orchard property in the Pakenham district, and though this has since passed though many hands it is still one of the most productive plantations in that district.
    For many years Mr Hatfield was associated with the organisation of the Central Fruitgrowers' Association, of which he was president on several occasions. Owing to the services rendered that body, he was subsequently appointed a life member, and right up to the last he took an active part in forwarding the aims of that association. His good judgment and wide experience in many matters affecting the fruit industry resulted in his selection to represent the State at many conferences held through out Australia, and when a State Pomo logigal Centre was formed some eight or ten years ago, Mr Hatfield was one of the first selected to assist in the classification of our pome fruits.10

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P3, unit 1617; VPRS 7591/P2, unit 728.
  2. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, http://trees.ancestry.com.au/tree/48306883/person/…
  3. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  4. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  5. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 3 Nov 1925, p1.
  6. [S38] Index of burials in the cemetery of http://boxhillcemetery.org/mapguide/BoxHill/Public/,.
  7. [S12] Newspaper - South Bourke and Mornington Journal 8 Aug 1888, p2.
  8. [S12] Newspaper - South Bourke and Mornington Journal 15 Aug 1888, p2.
  9. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 30 Dec 1921, p1.
  10. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 3 Nov 1925, p17.
Last Edited4 Feb 2019

George Cornelius Horrigan

M, #4257, b. 24 Nov 1921, d. 19 Apr 1990
Father*Ernest Henry Horrigan b. 5 Nov 1893, d. 17 Jun 1953
Mother*Mabel Warrington b. 25 Mar 1897, d. 13 Mar 1977
Birth*24 Nov 1921 South Melbourne, VIC, Australia.1 
Military*9 Oct 1941Enlisted for military service: Australian Army Service Number V285081 - Date of Discharge 24 Jan 1946 - Rank Private - Posting at Discharge HQ LAE BASE SUB AREA.2 
Marriage*12 Jan 1944 Spouse: Norma Grace Roveta. Fremantle, WA, Australia, #M19.3
 
Marriage-Notice*8 Mar 1944Horrigan-Roveta.— The marriage was celebrated on January 12, of Dvr. Con. Horrigan, second eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Horrigan, of Upper Beaconsfield, and Miss Norma Roveta, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roveta, of Fremantle (W.A.)4 
Widower29 Dec 1988George Cornelius Horrigan became a widower upon the death of his wife Norma Grace Roveta.5 
Death*19 Apr 1990 WA, Australia, last address Mount Hawthorn.6 

Grave

  • ROMAN CATHOLIC ZA 0356, Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, WA, Australia7

Newspaper-Articles

  • 23 Apr 1938, UPPER BEACONSFIELD FIRE. "Good Day for Burning Off." Police Court-Sequel.
    DANDENONG, Friday.— An outbreak of fire, which started in scrub country at Beaconsfield Upper in February last, and swept through several properties, was responsible for the appearance of Frank Leslie Knopton in the Berwick court of petty sessions to-day before Mr. Addison, P.M.
    Knopton was charged with aiding and abetting Con George Horrigan, of Upper Beaconsfield, to ignite inflammable material. Horrigan had said to Knopton, according to evidence given, that "it was a good day for burning off that block." Knopton replied that it was, but did not give orders for this to be done.
    John Richardson, of Berwick, a member of the Beaconsfield Upper Bush Fire Brigade, stated that a large number of volunteers had to be called out, and a "break"' had to be burned to prevent the fire from jumping across the main Emerald road.
    Knopton pleaded guilty. The police magistrate, in inflicting a fine of £10, said he regarded the offence as a serious one.8
  • 8 Mar 1944, Married in W. Aust.
    THE marriage took place on January 12, of Dvr. Con Horrigan, second eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. E Horrigan, of Upper Beaconsfield, to Miss Norma Roveta, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roveta, of Fremantle, W.A. The ceremony was a very pretty one, and Mrs. Horrigan, mother of the bridegroom, was among those present.9

Citations

  1. [S30] Nominal Roll, Australian War Memorial - WWII, http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/
  2. [S30] Nominal Roll, Australian War Memorial - WWII, http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/, Name      HORRIGAN, GEORGE CORNELIUS
    Service      Australian Army
    Service Number      V285081
    Date of Birth      24 Nov 1921
    Place of Birth      SOUTH MELBOURNE, VIC
    Date of Enlistment      9 Oct 1941
    Locality on Enlistment      BEACONSFIELD UPPER, VIC
    Place of Enlistment      BERWICK, VIC
    Next of Kin      HORRIGAN, MABEL
    Date of Discharge      24 Jan 1946
    Rank      Private
    Posting at Discharge      HQ LAE BASE SUB AREA
    WW2 Honours and Gallantry      None for display
    Prisoner of War      No.
  3. [S62] Western Australian Government. BDM Index Western Australia "http://www.wamarriage.info/
    Roveta Norma G Fremantle 19 F 1944 Horrigan Cornelius G."
  4. [S218] Newspaper - The Dandenong Journal (1927-1954) "Wed 8 Mar 1944, p4."
  5. [S38] Index of burials in the cemetery of http://www2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch/details.php
    FAMILY GRAVE AT KARRAKATTA CEMETERY
    ,.
  6. [S336]
  7. [S38] Index of burials in the cemetery of http://www2.mcb.wa.gov.au/NameSearch/details.php
    FAMILY GRAVE AT KARRAKATTA CEMETERY
    ,.
  8. [S16] Newspaper - The Age Sat 23 Apr 1938, p22.
  9. [S218] Newspaper - The Dandenong Journal (1927-1954) "Wed 8 Mar 1944, p5."
Last Edited6 Mar 2017

William Booth

M, #4258, b. 4 Dec 1904
Birth*4 Dec 1904 Ballarat, VIC, Australia.1 
Marriage*1940 Spouse: Gwendoline Hunt. VIC, Australia, #M9382.2
 
Military*24 Jun 1940Enlisted for military service: Australian Army Service Number VX29058 -
Date of Discharge 24 May 1944 - Rank Private Posting at Discharge 3 AUST LT AA W/S - Next of Kin BOOTH, GWENDOLINE.3 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
1942St Georges Road, Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: labourer. With Gwendoline Booth.4

Citations

  1. [S30] Nominal Roll, Australian War Memorial - WWII, http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/
  2. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  3. [S30] Nominal Roll, Australian War Memorial - WWII, http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/, Name      BOOTH, WILLIAM
    Service      Australian Army
    Service Number      VX29058
    Date of Birth      5 Dec 1904
    Place of Birth      BALLARAT, VIC
    Date of Enlistment      24 Jun 1940
    Locality on Enlistment      UPPER BEACONSFIELD, VIC
    Place of Enlistment      CAULFIELD, VIC
    Next of Kin      BOOTH, GWENDOLINE
    Date of Discharge      24 May 1944
    Rank      Private
    Posting at Discharge      3 AUST LT AA W/S
    WW2 Honours and Gallantry      None for display
    Prisoner of War      No.
  4. [S142] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1942.
Last Edited27 Jul 2016

Richard John Gillard

M, #4260, b. 6 Nov 1912
Birth*6 Nov 1912 North Melbourne, VIC, Australia.1 
Military*18 Jun 1940Enlisted for military service: Australian Army Service Number VX31340 -
Date of Discharge 8 Oct 1945 - Rank Corporal - Posting at Discharge 2/6 COMPANY AASC - Next of Kin READ, A.2 

Citations

  1. [S30] Nominal Roll, Australian War Memorial - WWII, http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/
  2. [S30] Nominal Roll, Australian War Memorial - WWII, http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/, Name      GILLARD, RICHARD JOHN
    Service      Australian Army
    Service Number      VX31340
    Date of Birth      6 Nov 1912
    Place of Birth      NORTH MELB, VIC
    Date of Enlistment      18 Jun 1940
    Locality on Enlistment      UPPER BEACONSFIELD, VIC
    Place of Enlistment      ROYAL PARK, VIC
    Next of Kin      READ, A
    Date of Discharge      8 Oct 1945
    Rank      Corporal
    Posting at Discharge      2/6 COMPANY AASC
    WW2 Honours and Gallantry      None for display
    Prisoner of War      No.
Last Edited6 Apr 2012
 

NOTE

Many family sections show only the children who were associated with Upper Beaconsfield.