Betsy Fithie

F, #7987, b. 1844, d. Jan 1925
Note* Owner of Lot 18 of Collyer's subdivision of GEM-E-4A in 1906/7 & 1907/08 (not checked other years) lives WA Domestic duties.1 
Married NameCurrie. 
Married NameMcCall.2 
Birth*1844 Carmillie, Forfarshire, Scotland.2,3 
(Migrant) Migration/TravelSep 1852 To Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Ship HD Kidston. With her parents John and Charlotta, and siblings Ann, Elizabeth, James, Jane, Job
Age 7.4 
Marriage1865 Spouse: William Currie. VIC, Australia.
 
Marriage1886 Spouse: John McCall. VIC, Australia, #M7019.2
 
Land-UBeac*1 Oct 1889 GEM-E-4A 18/LP1373. Transfer from William John Collyer to Betsy McCall. 9a 1r 12 5/10p - Lot 18.5 
Residence1913 Newcarnie, WA, Australia.6 
Land-UBeac*27 Feb 1915 GEM-E-4A 18/LP1373. Transfer from Betsy McCall to James Joseph Currie. 9a 1r 12 5/10p - Lot 18.7 
Death*Jan 1925 Bassendean, WA, Australia, #D7. Reg Swan.2,8 
Death-Notice30 Jan 1925 CURRIE. — At her sister's residence, Mrs. H. Brisbane; Devon-road, Betsy Currie, aged 82 years; beloved mother of W. J. Currie, Merredin, D. Currie, Perth.
CURRIE. — The Friends of the late Mrs. Betsy Currie, of Devon-road, Bassendean, are respectfully invited to follow her remains to the place of interment, the Methodist portion of the Guildford Cemetery. The Funeral is appointed to leave the residence of her sister, Mrs. H. Brisbane, Devon-road; Bassendean, THIS (Friday) AFTERNOON, at 3 o'clock, thence to the Cemetery by road. A. DOUGLAS JONES and CO. (Arthur J. Purlowe), Undertakers. Tel. M163.9,10 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
30 Mar 1851John FITHIE, 123 Murraygate, Dundee, Angus, ScotlandAge 711

Family

William Currie
Child 1.James Joseph Currie b. 1867, d. 14 Mar 1917

Newspaper-Articles

  • 19 Jul 1913: Letters of administration: Duncan Currie, late of Merredin, farmer, to Betsy McCall, £521 12s. 4d; Duncan Currie12

Citations

  1. [S66] Berwick Shire Rates, 1870-1965.
  2. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  3. [S83] UK census - viewed on Ancestry "1851 census: Parish: Dundee; ED: 15; Page: 18; Line: 15; Roll: CSSCT1851_60; Year: 1851."
  4. [S36] Inward & outward passenger lists to and from Victoria. Series: (VPRS 14; 7666; 7667; 7786); PROV (Public Record Office Victoria).
  5. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1898-418 - Betsy McCall of Beaconsfield Married Woman - C/T 2196-191.
  6. [S66] Berwick Shire Rates, 1870-1965 in 1913/14 rate notice place of residence Newcarnie, 1914/15 Western Australia, in 1915/16 the owner is a James CURRIE from Seymour, probably a brother.
  7. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 2196-191 - James Joseph Currie of Sunbury Bootmaker.
  8. [S62] Western Australian Government. BDM Index Western Australia.
  9. [S14] Newspaper - The West Australian (Perth, WA), 30 Jan 1925, p1 - newspaper had age 22, which is incorrect.
  10. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888 "her sister Charlotte FITHIE was born at Richmond VIC in 1865/4645, and married Hugh BRISBANE in VIC 1885/6111."
  11. [S83] UK census - viewed on Ancestry "1851 census: Parish: Dundee; ED: 15; Page: 18; Line: 15; Roll: CSSCT1851_60; Year: 1851. with family - father a cowfeeder."
  12. [S14] Newspaper - The West Australian (Perth, WA), 19 Jul 1913, p10.
Last Edited21 Jun 2023

George Brain

M, #7988, b. 1855, d. 6 Jun 1921
Birth*1855 Kent, England.1 
Marriage*Jun 1876 Spouse: Elizabeth Ann Featherstone. Medway, Kent, England, Jun Q [Medway] 2a 781.1,2
 
Death*6 Jun 1921 Strathewen, VIC, Australia, #D7943 (Age 66) [par Samuel BRAIN & Phoebe].1 
Death-Notice*8 Jun 1921 BRAIN.—On the 6th June, at Strathewen, George Brain, aged 66 years.
BRAIN.—The Friends of the late Mr. GEORGE BRAIN are invited to follow his remains to the place of interment, the Hazel Glen Cemetery.
The funeral is appointed to move from his residence, "Woodlands," Strathewen, THIS DAY (Wednesday, 8th), at 3 o'clock punctually. (Motors.)3 
Probate (Will)*12 Jul 1921 178/029. Orchardist. Strathewen.4 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
3 Apr 188119A Albert Street, Maidstone, Kent, EnglandHead of Household: George Brain. Age 25 - boiler maker
Member(s) of Household: Elizabeth Ann Featherstone, George Edgar Brain, Edith Phoebe Brain, Albert John 'Bert' Brain, Harriet Maud Brain.5

Family

Elizabeth Ann Featherstone b. Dec 1850, d. 1933
Children 1.Edith Phoebe Brain b. Dec 1877, d. 4 Oct 1934
 2.Albert John 'Bert' Brain+ b. Jun 1880, d. 26 Jul 1961

Citations

  1. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  2. [S9] Free BMD. Index. Online @ https://www.freebmd.org.uk/.
  3. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), 8 Jun 1921, p1.
  4. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), http://prov.vic.gov.au/search_details
  5. [S83] UK census - viewed on Ancestry "1881 census Class: RG11; Piece: 932; Folio: 45; Page: 15; GSU roll: 1341222."
Last Edited1 Mar 2021

Elizabeth Ann Featherstone

F, #7989, b. Dec 1850, d. 1933
Married NameBrain.1 
Birth*Dec 1850 Hollingbourne, Kent, England, Dec Q [Hollingbourne] 5 292.2 
Marriage*Jun 1876 Spouse: George Brain. Medway, Kent, England, Jun Q [Medway] 2a 781.1,2
 
(Migrant) Migration/TravelApr 1887 Sailing with George Edgar Brain Edith Phoebe Brain to Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Ship Hankow also travelling was an infant
Age 37.3 
Widow6 Jun 1921Elizabeth Ann Featherstone became a widow upon the death of her husband George Brain.1 
Death*1933 Preston, VIC, Australia, #D10309 (Age 83) [par Thomas William FEATHERSTONE & Maria Susannah TURLEY].1 
Death-Notice*16 Dec 1933 BRAIN -On the 15th December at the residence of her daughter (Mrs G Taylor), 274 High street, Preston, Elizabeth Ann, widow of the late George Brain of Strathewen, loved mother of George, Edith, Albert, Victor and Maud. In her 84th year. -Sadly missed.
BRAIN.—The Friends of the late Mrs ELIZABETH ANN BRAIN are respectfully invited to follow her reamins to the place of interment in the Hazelglen Cemetery.
The funeral is appointed to leave the residence of her son-in-law, (Mr G Taylor), 274 High street, Preston THIS DAY (Saturday 16th December) at 3.30 p.m. passing through the Yan Yean railway gates at about 4.15.4 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
3 Apr 188119A Albert Street, Maidstone, Kent, England(Head of Household) George Brain;
Age 30
Member(s) of Household: George Edgar Brain, Edith Phoebe Brain, Albert John 'Bert' Brain, Harriet Maud Brain5

Family

George Brain b. 1855, d. 6 Jun 1921
Children 1.Edith Phoebe Brain b. Dec 1877, d. 4 Oct 1934
 2.Albert John 'Bert' Brain+ b. Jun 1880, d. 26 Jul 1961

Citations

  1. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  2. [S9] Free BMD. Index. Online @ https://www.freebmd.org.uk/.
  3. [S36] Inward & outward passenger lists to and from Victoria. Series: (VPRS 14; 7666; 7667; 7786); PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), B 481 002.
  4. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), 16 Dec 1933, p15.
  5. [S83] UK census - viewed on Ancestry "1881 census Class: RG11; Piece: 932; Folio: 45; Page: 15; GSU roll: 1341222."
Last Edited1 Mar 2021

State Rivers and Water Supply Commission

?, #7991
Land-UBeac*14 May 1917 PAK-98.100.101.102. Transfer from John Fridoline Charles Brache to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission.1 
Land-UBeac*11 Sep 1917 PAK-137. Transfer from Joseph Osborn Morgan to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 19a 2r 5p.2 
Land-UBeac*8 Oct 1917 PAK-135. Transfer from William Cuthill to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 18a 3r 3p.3 
Land-UBeac*12 Nov 1917 PAK-132. Transfer from Gildon Manton to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 19a 3r 27p.4 
Land-UBeac*12 Nov 1917 PAK-103. Transfer from Harry Tom Emmerton to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 18a 3r 21p.5 
Land-UBeac*13 Nov 1917 PAK-104. Transfer from Margaret Ievers to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 17a 0r 38p.6 
Land-UBeac*4 Dec 1917 PAK-105. Transfer from Commercial Bank of Australia Ltd to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 19a 3r 39p.7 
Land-UBeac8 Jan 1918 PAK-131. Transfer from George Edwin Tempest to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 18a 3r 3p.8 
Land-UBeac*18 Jul 1918 PAK-142 (part). Transfer from William Parker to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 4a 0r 10p.9 
Land-UBeac12 Sep 1918 PAK-109A. Transfer from Walter William Harris to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 19a 3r 17p.10 
Land-UBeac*17 Sep 1918 PAK-134. Transfer from Walter William Harris to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 19a 0r 19p.11 
Land-UBeac29 Jan 1919 PAK-133. Transfer from Duncan MacDougall to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 19a 1r 22p.12 
Land-UBeac8 Jul 1919 PAK-141 (part). Transfer from William Shaw Mackie, Grace Mackie, Helen Mackie, Anthony Mackie to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 4a 2r 0p.13 
Land-UBeac*20 Sep 1919 PAK-181 (part). Transfer from Victor Hilarius Petterson to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 11a 3r 13p.14 
Land-UBeac*2 Feb 1920 PAK-178.179 (part). Transfer from Frances Helen Mary Gordon to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 5a 2r 36p.15 
Land-UBeac*10 Mar 1920 PAK-198 (part). Transfer from Arthur George Nicholls to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 11a 3r 8p.16 
Land-Note*30 Mar 1920 PAK-48 (pt). James Reginald Henty Creation of Easement - along Northern Boundary to access north western portion of land.17 
Land-UBeac*30 Mar 1920 PAK-48 (pt). Transfer from James Reginald Henty to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 14a 3r 37 3/10p (Transfer 932803.)18 
Land-UBeac*25 Aug 1920 PAK-158 (part). Transfer from Alexander George Bailey to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 7a 1r 37p.19 
Land-UBeac*15 Dec 1920 PAK-160. Transfer from Mary Harper Horley to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 3a 2r 28p.20 
Land-UBeac*26 Jul 1921 PAK-161 (part). Transfer from Clarence George Bailey to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 3a 3r 7p.21 
Land-UBeac*9 Dec 1921 PAK-52 (part). Transfer from Frank Hazell Fraser to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 7a 0r 28p.22 
Land-Note*26 May 1922 PAK-34 (part). Peter James McQuade Creation of Easement.23 
Land-UBeac*14 May 1923 PAK-109. Transfer from Amy Edith Mann Marion Alice Mann to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 16a 1r 4p.24 
Land-UBeac18 Sep 1923 PAK-106. Transfer from Commercial Bank of Australia Ltd to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 19a 3r 18p.25 
Land-UBeac*12 Feb 1924 PAK-162.165 (part). Transfer from Horace George Grigg to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 9a 3r 14p.26 
Land-UBeac*14 Dec 1928 PAK-193.236 (part). Transfer from William Henry Goff to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 3a 2r 29p (NW part of PAK 236 & SE part of PAK-193.)27 
Land-UBeac*19 May 1938 PAK-199.200 (part). Transfer from Clement Septimus Darby to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 1a 3r 3p.28 
Land-UBeac*9 Nov 1949 PAK-159 (part). Transfer from Madeleine Eveline Lemerle to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 8a 3r 39p.29 
Land-Note*4 May 1956 PAK-99. Ralph Waldo Emerson McIvor State Rivers and Water Supply Commission has pursuant to section 57 of Transfer of Land Act 1954 served notification relating to the compulsory acquisition of the whole of the land comprised herein.30 
Land-Note9 May 1957 PAK-99. Ralph Waldo Emerson McIvor Title cancelled pursuant to Sec 54 Act 5842 - C/T 8152-818.31,32 
Land-UBeac11 Mar 1959 PAK-145 (part) LP6640 (pt Lots 10.11.16.17). Transfer from Angelo Russo to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 3a 1r 24p - C/T 8220-622.33 
Land-UBeac*15 Dec 1960 PAK-145 (part). Compulsory Acquisition - Transfer B123370 - C/T 8307-957.34 
Land-UBeac*31 Aug 1967 PAK-109 (part). Transfer from Marion Alice Mann to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 3a 1r 39p.35 
Land-Note12 Nov 1968 PAK-142 (part). Euphemia Janet Battersby Compulsory Acquisition by State Rivers 12 Nov 1968 & 1 Sep 1969 - then creation of another easement registered 23 Oct 1970. Transfer as to part D866638 on 23 Oct 1970 - C/T 8858-906, balance E825042 on 23 May 1973 - C/T 8986-265.36 
Land-UBeac*23 Oct 1970 PAK-142 (part). Transfer from an unknown person to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 1a 6p.37 
Land-UBeac23 May 1975 PAK-34 (part). Transfer from Marcus Ferdinand Eshton Callender Monica Callender to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. 1,619 m2.38 
Land-UBeac*1 Aug 1975 PAK-86 (pt). Transfer from Betty Osmonde Adamson to State Rivers and Water Supply Commission. Small square of land on southern boundary.39 
Land-Note*16 Jan 1989 PAK-198 (part). Transfer N957656B - C/T 9880-743 - now Mornington Peninsula and District Water Board.40 
Land-UBeac*12 Feb 1998 GEM-D-17.18.19 (LP21776) Lot 11 (part). Transfer from State Rivers and Water Supply Commission to South East Water Ltd.41 

Citations

  1. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1065-948 & 1098-514 & 1100-828 & 1105-924 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - per 17 Aug 2000 Melbourne Water Corporation.
  2. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1100-902 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - per 17 Aug 2000 Melbourne Water Corporation.
  3. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 2099-632 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission to Melbourne Water 17 Aug 2000.
  4. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 2110-997 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission to Melbourne Water 17 Aug 2000.
  5. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1162-299 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission to Melbourne Water 17 Aug 2000.
  6. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1635-855 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - to Melbourne Water 17 Aug 2000.
  7. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1391-152 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - per 17 Aug 2000 Melbourne Water Corporation.
  8. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1292-372 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission to Melbourne Water 17 Aug 2000.
  9. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1127-268 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - C/T 4137-395 - per 17 Aug 2000 Melbourne Water Corporation.
  10. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1125-897 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - per 17 Aug 2000 Melbourne Water Corporation.
  11. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1098-543 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - per 17 Aug 2000 Melbourne Water Corporation.
  12. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 4175-805 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission to Melbourne Water 17 Aug 2000.
  13. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 2598-505 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - C/T 4221-079 to Melbourne Water 17 Aug 2000.
  14. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1433-408 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - C/T 4250-812.
  15. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1123-549 & C/T 1154-695 - C/T 4285-977 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission.
  16. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1098-429 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - C/T 4297-322.
  17. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1297-380 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission.
  18. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1297-380 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - C/T 4305-855.
  19. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 3936-026 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - C/T 4361-114.
  20. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1133-408 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - C/T 4409-800.
  21. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 4054-788 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - C/T 4471-163 - per 17 Aug 2000 Proprietor Melbourne Water Corporation.
  22. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 4189-703 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - C/T 4518-499.
  23. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 2498-425 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - Creation of Easement.
  24. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1100-949 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - per 17 Aug 2000 Melbourne Water Corporation - C/T 4834-683.
  25. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1098-544 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - per 17 Aug 2000 Melbourne Water Corporation.
  26. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 3898-490 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - C/T 4857-397.
  27. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 4085-830 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - C/T 5487-367.
  28. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 4197-356 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - C/T 6201-047.
  29. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 4470-875 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - C/T 7337-250.
  30. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1154-697 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission has pursuant to section 57 of Transfer of Land Act 1954 served notification relating to the compulsory acquisition of the whole of the land comprised herein.
  31. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1154-697 - Title cancelled pursuant to Sec 54 Act 5842 - C/T 8152-818.
  32. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 8152-818 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission to Melbourne Water 17 Aug 2000.
  33. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 7985-068 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission.
  34. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1949-739 - C/T 8307-957 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission.
  35. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1100-949 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - per 17 Aug 2000 Melbourne Water Corporation - C/T 8692-154.
  36. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 8065-545 - Compulsory Acquisition by State Rivers 12 Nov 1968 & 1 Sep 1969 - then creation of another easement registered 23 Oct 1970. Transfer as to part D866638 on 23 Oct 1970 - C/T 8858-906, balance E825042 on 23 May 1973 - C/T 8986-265.
  37. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 8065-545 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - C/T 8858-906 - per 17 Aug 2000 Melbourne Water Corporation.
  38. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 4857-290 - F708463 - C/T 9096-194 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - per 17 Aug 2000 Melbourne Water.
  39. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 9108-597 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission (from 12 Feb 1998 South East Water Ltd).
  40. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 1098-429 - State Rivers and Water Supply Commission - C/T 4297-322
    Transfer N957656B - C/T 9880-743 - now Mornington Peninsula and District Water Board of 47-51 Lawson Avenue Frankston.
  41. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 9231-811 - South East Water Ltd 47-51 Lawson Av Frankston.
Last Edited27 Dec 2023

James Joseph Currie

M, #7992, b. 1867, d. 14 Mar 1917
Father*William Currie
Mother*Betsy Fithie b. 1844, d. Jan 1925
Birth*1867 Steiglitz, VIC, Australia, #B24859 [par William CURRIE & Betsey FITHIE].1,2 
Marriage*1897 Spouse: Louisa Mitchelmore. VIC, Australia, #M4968.3
 
Land-UBeac*27 Feb 1915 GEM-E-4A 18/LP1373. Transfer from Betsy McCall to James Joseph Currie. 9a 1r 12 5/10p - Lot 18.4 
Death*14 Mar 1917 Fitzroy, VIC, Australia, #D1414 (Age 49) [par John William CURRIE & Betsy FITHIE].1 
Death-Notice*16 Mar 1917 CURRIE.—On the 14th March, at St. Vincent's Hospital, after operation, James Joseph, the beloved husband of Louisa Currie, of Sunbury, and loving father of Winnie and Jim. No flowers.
His end was peace.
CURRIE.—The Friends of the late Mr. JAMES JOSEPH CURRIE (of Sunbury) are respectfully invited to follow his remains to the place of interment, the Coburg Cemetary. The funeral will leave the residence of his brother-in-law, 60 Donald-street, Brunswick, THIS DAY (Friday), 16th March, at 11.30 a.m.
W. FERGUSON, Undertaker, Sydney-road, Brunswick. Phone, Brunswick, 408.5
 
Probate (Will)*9 May 1917 149/338. Sunbury. Asylum Employee.
Real Estate included: All that piece of land containing 9 acres or thereabouts being Lot 18 on Plan of Subdivision No. 1373 Part of Crown Allotment 4 Section E Parish of Gembrook County of Mornington. Vacant no improvements £36.0.0.6 
Land-Note*14 Jul 1917 GEM-E-4A 18/LP1373. Louisa Currie Red Ink No 1835280. James Joseph Currie died on the 14th day of March 1917. Probate of his will has been granted to Lousia Currie of Curries Hill Sunbury Widow. Dated the 14th day of July 1917.7 
Land-UBeac*14 Jul 1917 GEM-E-4A 18/LP1373. Transfer from James Joseph Currie to Louisa Currie.8 

Citations

  1. [S4] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Great War Index Victoria 1914-1920.
  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. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 2196-191 - James Joseph Currie of Sunbury Bootmaker.
  5. [S16] Newspaper - The Age (Melbourne, Vic.), Fri 16 Mar 1917, p1
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/155195601
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic.), Fri 16 Mar 1917, p12
    https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/155195639
  6. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P3, unit 699; VPRS 7591/P2, unit 558.
  7. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 2196-191 - Red Ink No 1835280. James Joseph Currie died on the 14th day of March 1917. Probate of his will has been granted to Lousia Currie of Curries Hill Sunbury Widow. Dated the 14th day of July 1917.
  8. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 2196-191 - Lousia Currie of Curries Hill Sunbury Widow.
Last Edited21 Jun 2023

Louisa Mitchelmore

F, #7993, b. 1871, d. 31 Oct 1954
Probate (Will)* 484/042. Married. Ballarat.1 
Married NameAnderson.2 
Married NameCurrie. 
Birth*1871 Colac, VIC, Australia, #B8036 [par George MITCHELMORE & Mary WILCOX].3 
Marriage*1897 Spouse: James Joseph Currie. VIC, Australia, #M4968.4
 
Widow14 Mar 1917Louisa Mitchelmore became a widow upon the death of her husband James Joseph Currie.5 
Land-Note*14 Jul 1917 GEM-E-4A 18/LP1373. James Joseph Currie Red Ink No 1835280. James Joseph Currie died on the 14th day of March 1917. Probate of his will has been granted to Lousia Currie of Curries Hill Sunbury Widow. Dated the 14th day of July 1917.6 
Land-UBeac*14 Jul 1917 GEM-E-4A 18/LP1373. Transfer from James Joseph Currie to Louisa Currie.7 
Marriage*1918 Spouse: Fraser Anderson. #M6824/1918, Fraser ANDERSON & Louisa CURRIE.2
 
Land-UBeac*10 Jul 1940 GEM-E-4A 18/LP1373 (part). Transfer from Louisa Currie to Country Roads Board.8 
Death*31 Oct 1954 Ballarat, VIC, Australia, #D22497 (Age 83) [par MITCHELMORE Ro & Maria] - as ANDERSON.9 
Death-Notice*2 Nov 1954 ANDERSON (Currie).—On October 31, at Ballarat, Louisa, dearly beloved wife of Fraser Anderson of Cottesloe, Sunbury, aged 83 years.
ANDERSON (Currie).—On October 31, at the residence of her son-in-law (Mr C. P. Beckwith), 205 Macarthur street, Ballarat, Louisa, loved mother of James (deceased), Winifred, and mother-in-law of C. P. Beckwith, fond grandmother of Marion and Winifred, great-grandmother of Lorraine, aged 83 years.
ANDERSON (Currie) — The Funeral of the late Mrs LOUISA ANDERSON wife of Mr Fraser Anderson of Cottesloe Sunbury will arrive at the Fawkner Crematorium TOMORROW (Wednesday) at 11 am from Ballarat.10 
Land-Note*9 Sep 1969 GEM-E-4A 18/LP1373 (part). Louisa Anderson died on 31st October 1954. Probate of her will has been granted to Winifred Louisa Beckwith of 705 Macarthur Street Ballarat Married Woman. Registered 9th September 1969.11 
Land-UBeac*9 Sep 1969 GEM-E-4A 18/LP1373 (part). Transfer from Louisa Anderson to Reginald Frederick Soden. 8a 2r 2p - bought per 12 Feb 1952 for £90, of Currie Av Tecoma.12,13 

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P4, unit 857; VPRS 7591/P3, unit 66.
  2. [S27] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Marriages) (online) "#M6824/1918, Fraser ANDERSON & Louisa CURRIE."
  3. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  4. [S2] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Federation Index Victoria 1889-1901.
  5. [S4] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Great War Index Victoria 1914-1920.
  6. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 2196-191 - Red Ink No 1835280. James Joseph Currie died on the 14th day of March 1917. Probate of his will has been granted to Lousia Currie of Curries Hill Sunbury Widow. Dated the 14th day of July 1917.
  7. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 2196-191 - Lousia Currie of Curries Hill Sunbury Widow.
  8. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 2196-191 - From Louisa Anderson formerly Currie to Country Roads Board - C/T 6383-460.
  9. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  10. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), 2 Nov 1954, p15.
  11. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 2196-191 - Louisa Anderson died on 31st October 1954. Probate of her will has been granted to Winifred Louisa Beckwith of 705 Macarthur Street Ballarat Married Woman. Registered 9th September 1969. No D500424.
  12. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 2196-191 - Reginald Frederick Soden of 22 Bradshaw Street Kingsbury Painter - C/T 8797-949.
  13. [S66] Berwick Shire Rates, 1870-1965 1951-52 Rates: 7 1/2 acres pt Lot 18 NAV 2 (Louisa Anderson, Cottsloe, Sunbury. Per 12 Feb/Mar or May 1952 for £90 to Reginald Frederick Soden, Currie Av, Tecoma)
    1952-53 Rates: 7 1/2 acres pt Lot 18 NAV 2 (Reginald Frederick Soden, Surrie Avenue, Tecoma, now Landell's Road, Tecoma)
    1961-65 Rates: 7 1/2 acres pt Lot 18 NAV 8 (Reginald Frederick Soden, 22 Bradshaw Street Kingsbury).
Last Edited22 Jun 2023

Reginald Frederick Soden

M, #7994, b. 1910, d. 1992
Marriage* #M12413/1947, Reginald Fredk SODEN & Ivy Fran KEATING
#M454/1958, Reginald Frederick SODEN & Mary Alice HENDERSON.
 
Birth*1910 Devonport, TAS, Australia. 
Land-UBeac*9 Sep 1969 GEM-E-4A 18/LP1373 (part). Transfer from Louisa Anderson to Reginald Frederick Soden. 8a 2r 2p - bought per 12 Feb 1952 for £90, of Currie Av Tecoma.1,2 
Land-UBeac*30 Aug 1971 GEM-E-4A 18/LP1373 (part). Transfer from Reginald Frederick Soden to Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works. 7a 1r 29 3/10p.3 
Land-UBeac*29 May 1973 GEM-E-4A 18/LP1373 (part). Transfer from Reginald Frederick Soden to Shire of Berwick. 1a 1r 11 2/10p.4 
Death*1992 Nyah West, VIC, Australia, #D5634/1992 (Age 82) (par William Samuel SODEN, & Emily Isabella DUKE) - as Reginald Frederick William SODEN, Spouse Mary Alice (Surname unknown.)5 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
19431117 Hoddle Street, Melbourne, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: process worker.6
bt 1963 - 197722 Bradshaw Street, Kingsbury, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: painter.7,8

Citations

  1. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 2196-191 - Reginald Frederick Soden of 22 Bradshaw Street Kingsbury Painter - C/T 8797-949.
  2. [S66] Berwick Shire Rates, 1870-1965 1951-52 Rates: 7 1/2 acres pt Lot 18 NAV 2 (Louisa Anderson, Cottsloe, Sunbury. Per 12 Feb/Mar or May 1952 for £90 to Reginald Frederick Soden, Currie Av, Tecoma)
    1952-53 Rates: 7 1/2 acres pt Lot 18 NAV 2 (Reginald Frederick Soden, Surrie Avenue, Tecoma, now Landell's Road, Tecoma)
    1961-65 Rates: 7 1/2 acres pt Lot 18 NAV 8 (Reginald Frederick Soden, 22 Bradshaw Street Kingsbury).
  3. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 8797-949 - MMBW - C/T 8901-353.
  4. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), C/T 8797-949 - Shire of Berwick - C/T 8981-674.
  5. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D5634/1992 (Age 82) (par William Samuel SODEN, & Emily Isabella DUKE) - as Reginald Frederick William SODEN, born Devonport. Death registered at Nyah West, Australia. Spouse Mary Alice (Surname unknown)."
  6. [S143] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1943.
  7. [S163] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1963.
  8. [S177] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1977.
Last Edited22 Jun 2023

Avis Myrtle Smith

F, #8003, b. 1904, d. 8 Dec 1987
Married NameBrown.1 
Birth*1904 Pakenham, VIC, Australia.2 
Marriage*23 May 1925 Spouse: Percy Geach Brown. Pakenham, VIC, Australia.3
 
Widow1983Avis Myrtle Smith became a widow upon the death of her husband Percy Geach Brown.4 
Death*8 Dec 1987 Dromana, VIC, Australia, #D30191 (Age 86) [par Oscar SMITH & Elizabeth FLOWER].2,5 
Probate (Will)* Avis Myrtle Brown. Pensioner. Dromana. 08 Dec 1987. 991/247.6       

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
1954William Street, Dromana, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: home duties. With Percy Geach Brown. With Frank Wallace Brown.7

Citations

  1. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree.
  2. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, Weldon/Leighton Family Tree - Owner: gailleighton1.
  3. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, Weldon/Leighton Family Tree
    Owner: gailleighton1.
  4. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  5. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online) "#D30191 birthplace Pakenham."
  6. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Record Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P18, unit 41; VPRS 7591/P14, unit 9.
  7. [S154] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1954.
Last Edited4 May 2020
 

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