Education Department

?, #12292
Land-Beac*23 Sep 1889 PAK-1A l/p 2593. Transfer from Charles Souter to Education Department. 1a - Transfer No 262490 - C/T 2195-895.1 
Land-UBeac13 Oct 1916 GEM-D-9 (part). Transfer from William McLean, Caleb Wheeler, John William Knapton to Education Department. Land for new primary school. Acreage not defined.2 
Land-UBeac*18 Jul 1951 GEM-D-10 (part). Transfer from Leslie John McDuff to Education Department. 35p (small corner SW of block.)3 
Land-UBeac*22 Nov 1979 GEM-D-10 l/p 54897 (Lot 3). Transfer from Barbara Ann Ryan to Education Department. 0a 3r 0p.4 

Citations

  1. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2142-239 - Charles Henry Pearson as Minister of Education - C/T 2195-895.
  2. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1168-469 - William McLean, John William Knapton and Caleb Wheeler to The Minister of Public Instruction - C/T 4000-960 The Minister of the Crown for the time being administering the Education Act 1915.
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 5063-580 - Leslie John McDuff to The Minister of the Crown administering the Education Acts - C/T 7645-133.
  4. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 8338-715 - Minister of the Crown for the time being administrating the Education Acts.
Last Edited4 Aug 2020

Harry Howden

M, #12293
Land-Note*13 Oct 1919 GEM-D-10: Mortgagee: Harry Howden. Discharged 8 Sep 1922. Mortgagor was George Wilson Martin.1 
Land-Note8 Sep 1922 GEM-D-10: George Wilson Martin. GW Martin took out another mortgage from Harry Howden - Cancelled vide Red Ink No 2622425.2 

Citations

  1. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1133-433 - Mortgage No 396193 - discharged 8 Sep 1922.
  2. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 1133-433.
Last Edited8 Sep 2016

Leslie William Franzi

M, #12294, b. 1899, d. 1976
Birth*1899 Guildford, VIC, Australia, #B10935 [par William Andrew FRANZI & Annie Cordelia DOBLE].1 
Marriage*1927 Spouse: Gladys Bertha Munro. VIC, Australia, #M2796.1
 
Land-UBeac*20 Jan 1950 GEM-D-10. Transfer from Edith Annie Olsson to Leslie William Franzi Gladys Bertha Franzi. 19a 3r 25p.2 
Land-UBeac*8 Jun 1951 GEM-D-10. Transfer from Leslie William Franzi Gladys Bertha Franzi to Leslie John McDuff. 19a 3r 25p.3 
Widower1963Leslie William Franzi became a widower upon the death of his wife Gladys Bertha Munro.1 
Death*1976 Bentleigh, VIC, Australia, #D21468 (Age 77.)1 

Citations

  1. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  2. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 5063-580 - Edith Annie Hardy to Gladys Bertha Franzi of 45 The Grove Coburg Married Woman and Leslie William Franzi of Emerald Road Upper Beaconsfield Manager.
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 5063-580 - Gladys Bertha Franzi and Leslie William Franzi to Leslie John McDuff of 29 Sun Crescent Sunshine Chemist.
Last Edited24 Jan 2016

Gladys Bertha Munro

F, #12295, b. 1906, d. 1963
Married NameFranzi.1 
Birth*1906 Fremantle North, WA, Australia.1 
Marriage*1927 Spouse: Leslie William Franzi. VIC, Australia, #M2796.1
 
(Transfer to) Land-UBeac20 Jan 1950 GEM-D-10. Transfer from Edith Annie Olsson to Leslie William Franzi Gladys Bertha Franzi. 19a 3r 25p.2 
(Transfer from) Land-UBeac8 Jun 1951 GEM-D-10. Transfer from Leslie William Franzi Gladys Bertha Franzi to Leslie John McDuff. 19a 3r 25p.3 
Death*1963 Cheltenham, VIC, Australia, #D19116 (Age 57) [par Archibald MUNRO & Bertha Louise JONES].1 

Citations

  1. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  2. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 5063-580 - Edith Annie Hardy to Gladys Bertha Franzi of 45 The Grove Coburg Married Woman and Leslie William Franzi of Emerald Road Upper Beaconsfield Manager.
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 5063-580 - Gladys Bertha Franzi and Leslie William Franzi to Leslie John McDuff of 29 Sun Crescent Sunshine Chemist.
Last Edited24 Jan 2016

Leslie John McDuff

M, #12296, b. 22 May 1908, d. 28 Sep 2004
Birth*22 May 1908 
Marriage-Notice*4 Dec 1937Miss Margery Smith, whose engagement to Mr. Leslie John McDuff is announced to-day, is the twin daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Smith, of Addison street, Elwood.1 
Marriage-Notice4 Dec 1937Margery, twin daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Smith, of Addison street, Elwood, to Leslie John, second son of Mrs. J. McDuff, of Elwood street, Brighton, and of the late Mr. L. J. McDuff, of Wellington (N.Z.)2 
Marriage*1938 Spouse: Margery Busain Smith. VIC, Australia, #M8889.3
 
Land-UBeac*8 Jun 1951 GEM-D-10. Transfer from Leslie William Franzi Gladys Bertha Franzi to Leslie John McDuff. 19a 3r 25p.4 
Land-UBeac*18 Jul 1951 GEM-D-10 (part). Transfer from Leslie John McDuff to Education Department. 35p (small corner SW of block.)5 
Land-UBeac*1 May 1953 GEM-D-10 (part). Transfer from Leslie John McDuff to Clive Maurice Adams Hamer. 19a 2r 30p.6 
Death*28 Sep 2004 VIC, Australia, cremated remains scattered at Springvale.7 

Citations

  1. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 4 Dec 1937, p34.
  2. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 4 Dec 1937, p33.
  3. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  4. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 5063-580 - Gladys Bertha Franzi and Leslie William Franzi to Leslie John McDuff of 29 Sun Crescent Sunshine Chemist.
  5. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 5063-580 - Leslie John McDuff to The Minister of the Crown administering the Education Acts - C/T 7645-133.
  6. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 5063-580 - Leslie John McDuff to Clive Maurice Hamer of 57 Clowes Street South Yarra Journalist - C/T 7873-182.
  7. [S47] Index of burials in the cemetery of Springvale Botanical Cemetery,.
Last Edited8 Sep 2016

Margery Busain Smith

F, #12297, b. 30 Sep 1912, d. 23 Oct 2005
Probate (Will)* Margery Busain McDuff. Retired. Caulfield. 23 Oct 2005. 1262693.1       
Married NameMcDuff. 
Birth*30 Sep 1912 
Marriage-Notice4 Dec 1937Margery, twin daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Smith, of Addison street, Elwood, to Leslie John, second son of Mrs. J. McDuff, of Elwood street, Brighton, and of the late Mr. L. J. McDuff, of Wellington (N.Z.)2 
Marriage-Notice*4 Dec 1937Miss Margery Smith, whose engagement to Mr. Leslie John McDuff is announced to-day, is the twin daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Smith, of Addison street, Elwood.3 
Marriage*1938 Spouse: Leslie John McDuff. VIC, Australia, #M8889.4
 
Widow28 Sep 2004Margery Busain Smith became a widow upon the death of her husband Leslie John McDuff.5 
Death*23 Oct 2005 VIC, Australia, cremated remains scattered at Springvale.5 

Citations

  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/P36, unit 47.
  2. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 4 Dec 1937, p33.
  3. [S11] Newspaper - Argus 4 Dec 1937, p34.
  4. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  5. [S47] Index of burials in the cemetery of Springvale Botanical Cemetery,.
Last Edited8 Sep 2016

Joseph Baxter

M, #12298
Land-Note*19 Sep 1901 GEM-D-11: Mortgagee: Joseph Baxter. Discharged 3 Oct 1907 (foreclosure). Mortgagor was Mary Ellen Cregan.1 
Land-UBeac*3 Oct 1907 GEM-D-11. Transfer from Mary Ellen Cregan to Joseph Baxter. 19a 3r 39p - Mortgagee foreclosure on mortgage provided on 19 Sep 1901.2 
Land-UBeac*3 Oct 1907 GEM-D-11. Transfer from Joseph Baxter to James Alexander Young. 19a 3r 39p.3 

Citations

  1. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2841-137 - Mortgage No 206617 - Discharged 3 Oct 1907 (foreclosure)
    A caveat had been lodged a day before Baxter granted the mortgage - it lapsed on 3 Oct 1907 when the property was sold to James Young.
  2. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2841-137.
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 2841-137 - James Young of 112 Nelson Road South Melbourne Cab Proprietor - name amended to James Alexander Young on 11 Jul 1908.
Last Edited9 Sep 2016

Thomas Pridham

M, #12299
Land-UBeac*5 Dec 1921 GEM-D-11. Transfer from Ferdinando Novella to Thomas Pridham. 19a 3r 39p.1 
Land-UBeac*5 Dec 1921 GEM-D-11. Transfer from Thomas Pridham to Mary Elizabeth Kirk. 19a 3r 39p.2 
Land-Note*5 Dec 1921 GEM-D-11: Mortgagee: Thomas Pridham. Discharged 19 Jun 1925. Mortgagor was Mary Elizabeth Kirk.3 

Citations

  1. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4086-127 - Thomas Pridham of Gordon Street Footscray Manufacturer.
  2. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4086-127 - Mary Elizabeth Kirk of Spensley Street Clifton Hill Married Woman.
  3. [S185] Property Titles. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), C/T 4086-127.
Last Edited25 Jan 2016

Robert Kuln

M, #12300
Land-UBeac*c 1884Robert Kuln selected land from the Crown. GEM-E-19. Land File 1953/49.1 

Newspaper-Articles

  • 13 Feb 1885, KULN, Robert. Gembrook. Gazetted 13 Feb 1885. Applications for Licenses Approved / KULN, Robt [Robert]. Gembrook Gazetted 11 Sep 1885. Notices to Lessees and Licensees in Arrears / KULN, Robert. Gembrook. Gazetted 21 Jan 1887 Issue of New Licenses Approved2
  • 25 Oct 1889, Country Lots - Parish on Gembrook, county of Mornington. — Formerly held by R. Kuln, on the Cardinia Creek. Upset price £3 per acre. — Charge for survey £3 13s. 6d. Lot 23, area 18a. 2r. 31p., allotment 19, section E. Valuation £32. Will be sold subject to special railway condition.3

Citations

  1. [S81] Land Records, Parish Maps & Council Rate Books. ; PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 5357/P0000/3813
    1953/49 ROBERT KULN GEMBROOK 19 E 18--2--31 1884 - 1890.
  2. [S20] Various indexed records of GSV - Genealogical Society Victoria "Index Govt Gazette."
  3. [S14] Newspaper - Great Southern Advocate (Vic. : 1889 - 1906; 1914 - 1918), Fri 25 Oct 1889, p2
    (name in newspaper as R KUHN).
Last Edited20 Sep 2016
 

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