Henry Edwin Dixon

M, #8879, b. 1856, d. 15 Nov 1931
(Owner) UBeac-Land(Selector) Andrew Nelson; GEM-E-9, VIC, Australia.
Owner per 15 March 19111  
(Owner) UBeac-Land(Selector) Ebenezer Hunt; GEM-E-16, Upper Beaconsfield, VIC, Australia.
Owner per 15 March 1911  
Probate (Will)* Henry E Dixon. Baker. Albert Park. 15 Nov 1931. 248/801.2 
Birth*1856 Gibraltar. 
Marriage*1879 Spouse: Alicia Dougherty. VIC, Australia, #M682.3
Land-UBeac*15 Mar 1911 GEM-E-9. Transfer from Evan Rowlands to Henry Edwin Dixon. 160a.4 
Land-Note*15 Mar 1911 GEM-E-9: Mortgagee: David Jones David Egryn Jones. Discharged 15 Feb 1914. Mortgagor was Henry Edwin Dixon.5 
Land-UBeac*19 May 1911 GEM-E-16.16A. Transfer from Ebenezer Hunt to Henry Edwin Dixon.6 
Land-UBeac*13 Feb 1914 GEM-E-9.16.16A. Transfer from Henry Edwin Dixon to Rosetta Jane Evans.7 
Land-Note*13 Feb 1914 GEM-E-9.16.16A: Mortgagee: Henry Edwin Dixon. Mortgage discharged 18 Oct 1928. Mortgagor was Rosetta Jane Evans.8 
Death*15 Nov 1931 Melbourne South, VIC, Australia, #D15506 (Age 75) [par Henry Edwin DIXON & Eliza GOSLIN].9 
Death-Notice*16 Nov 1931DIXON -On the 15th November, 1931, at his residence, 64 Kerferd road, Albert Park, Henry Edwin, beloved husband of Alicia, and loved father of Alice, Peggy, Hugh, Madge, Henry, and Frank, aged 75 years. — At rest. (No flowers, by request.)
DIXON.—The friends of the late Mr HENRY EDWIN DIXON are respectfully informed that his remains will be interred in the Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton.
The funeral will leave 64 Kerferd road, Albert Park, THIS DAY (Monday, 16th November, 1931), at 3.30 p.m., arriving at the cemetery at 4 p.m.10

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
191464 Kerferd Road, Albert Park, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: baker. With Alicia Dougherty. With Alice Elizabeth Dixon, Hugh Henry Dixon, Margretta Dixon.11


  • Church of England Section X 139, Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton, VIC, Australia, Sacred to the memory of Henry Edwin DIXON of Albert Park, passed away 15 Nov 1931, age 75 yrs; Alicia, Jul 1951, A life made beautiful by kindly deeds.12


  1. [S81] Land Records & Parish Maps ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria). 160a 0r 0p - Land File 11454/19.20 (paid rates to c1887)
    Crown Grant to E. HUNT on 14 Dec 1891
    FILE NOT FOUND either V625 or 626.
  2. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P3, unit 2324; VPRS 7591/P2, unit 872.
  3. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  4. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2420-953 - Henry Edwin Doxon of No 64 Kerford Road Albert Park Grocer by transfer from David Jones, Griffith Griffith and David Egryn Jones.
  5. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2420-953 - Mortgage No 291348 - discharged 15 Feb 1914.
  6. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2971-159 - David Jones to Henry Edwin Dixon of No 64 Kerferd Road Albert Park.
  7. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2971-159 + C/T 2420-953 - Rose Evans of 21 Canterbury Road Albert Park Widow.
  8. [S185] Property Titles ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2971-159 (GEM-E-16.16A states mortgage discharged 18 Oct 1928
    C/T 2420-953 (GEM-E-9 states transfer by mortgagee).
  9. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  10. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), 16 Nov 1931, p1.
  11. [S114] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1914 "Henry Edwin DIXON junior lives nearby and is also a baker."
  12. [S45] Index of monumental inscriptions in the Melbourne General Cemetery,
    "via GSV website."
Last Edited7 Jul 2018

John Farrington

M, #8880, b. 1841, d. 6 Dec 1893
Birth*1841 Worcestershire, England.1 
Marriage*1866 Spouse: Ellen Elizabeth Cahill. VIC, Australia, #M4086.1
Widower10 Aug 1885John Farrington became a widower upon the death of his wife Ellen Elizabeth Cahill.1 
Death*6 Dec 1893 Prahran, VIC, Australia, #D15720 (Age 52) [par John FARRINGTON & Elizabeth COTTERELL].2 
Death-Notice*16 Dec 1893FARRINGTON. — On 6th December, at his late residence, 13-Regent street, Prahran, suddenly, John Farrington, only surviving son of John Farrington, of Clifton street, Prahran, aged 52 years.3 


  • Independent, Compartment C, Grave 114-117, St Kilda Cemetery, St Kilda, VIC, Australia, John FARRINGTON, died suddenly 6 Dec 1893 age 52 ; also his wife Ellen died 10 Aug 1885 age 39 ; Their children Harriett died 2 Jan 1870 age 9 months ; William Miles died 21 Jan 1876 age 2 years 8 months ; William Miles died 4 Aug 1878 aged 13 months ; Alice Mary died 11 Dec 1884 age 2 years 4 months ; also Elizabeth, wife of John FARRINGTON sen. died 15 Jun 1882 age 72 ; also their youngest son Joseph, died 14 Nov 1892 age 39 ; William John, infant son of W. A. & E. E. Gibson died 21 Oct 1894 age 4 days.4


Ellen Elizabeth Cahill b. 1846, d. 10 Aug 1885
Children 1.John Farrington+ b. 1870, d. 20 Aug 1923
 2.Harriette Matilda Farrington b. 1880, d. 24 Nov 1940


  • 24 Jun 1882: Death of mother: FARRINGTON.—On the 16h inst, at Ayrshire Dairy, 14 Clifton-street, Prahran, Elizabeth, the wife of John Farrington, in her 75th year Native of Broadway, Worcestershire, England5


  1. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  2. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online).
  3. [S14] Newspaper - Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic.), Sat 16 Dec 1893, p11
  4. [S48] Index of burials in the cemetery of St Kilda,
    transcription GSV - cemetery index has other family members buried graves 114, 115, 116, 117, not on gravestone.
  5. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Sat 24 Jun 1882, p1
Last Edited28 Dec 2018


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