Edgar Stanley Murphy

M, #24545, b. 26 Mar 1894, d. 16 Jan 1948
Probate (Will)* 398/686. Edgar S MURPHY Date of grant: 31 Mar 1948; Date of death: 16 Jan 1948; Occupation: Farmer; Residence: Upper Beaconsfield.1 
Birth*26 Mar 1894 Ballarat, VIC, Australia, #B8672/1894 [par Fran MURPHY & Mary RALPH].2,3 
Marriage*30 Nov 1920 Spouse: Sarah Annie Crowe. Mount Gambier, SA, Australia, #M285/812 - reg Grey.4,3
Death*16 Jan 1948 Mount Martha, VIC, Australia, #D17114/1948 (Age 54) [par Frank MURPHY & Mary RALPH].5 

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

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
1936Scott Avenue, Rosanna, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: motor mechanic. With Sarah Annie Murphy.6
1943Palm Ross, Leongatha, VIC, AustraliaOccupation: labourer. With Sarah Annie Murphy.7


  1. [S35] Probate Records, PROV (Public Records Office Victoria), VPRS 28/ P3 unit 4658, item 398/686
    VPRS 7591/ P2 unit 1395, item 398/686.
  2. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online).
  3. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, Karlene_Matthews.
  4. [S63] South Australian Government. BDM Index South Australia.
  5. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D17114/1948 - born BALLARAT."
  6. [S136] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1936.
  7. [S143] Electoral Roll for Australia, 1943.
Last Edited20 Apr 2020

Sarah Ann Eckersall

F, #24553, b. 1850
Father*William Eckersall b. 1812, d. 7 Aug 1890
Mother*Elizabeth Goldsborough b. 1827, d. 7 Apr 1908
Birth*1850 England. 
Last Edited12 Aug 2020

Maurice Clayton

M, #24567, b. Dec 1851, d. 3 Jul 1869
Father*James Clayton b. 1814, d. 6 Nov 1869
Mother*Mary Ann Rose b. 1817
Birth*Dec 1851 St Martin in the Fields, London, England, Dec Q [St Martin in the Fields] 1 132 (mother ROSE.)1 
Death*3 Jul 1869 6 Sandford-avenue, Dublin, Ireland, Sep Q [Dublin South] 12 525 (Age 17.)2 
Death-Notice*5 Jul 1869On the 3rd July, at 6 Sandford-avenue, MAURICE, youngest son of JAMES CLAYTON, Esq., 30 Belgrave-road, Rathmines, aged 17 years.3 


  1. [S332] UK - General Register Office Indexes "CLAYTON, MAURICE (mother ROSE)
    GRO Reference: 1851 D Quarter in SAINT MARTIN IN THE FIELDS Volume 01 Page 132."
  2. [S330] Www.irishgenealogy.ie Indexes.
  3. [S335] Newspaper (Ireland) - Saunders's News-Letter and Daily Advertiser (Dublin), 5 Jul 1869, p3.
Last Edited22 Apr 2020

Jessie Bradie

F, #24568, d. 14 Jul 1877
Note* The "in-law" reference must be realted to Rev Hoffe's wife being a relative of Fanny Clayton's mother.
BIRTHS. Hoffe.—Jan. 3, at the parsonage, Sandford, the wife of the Rev John Hoffe, of a son.
Dublin Daily Express (Ireland), 6 Jan 1879, p1
Rev John Hoffe was married to Susan Aitken Hoffe (nee Conby), Clerk in Holy Orders. Henry Thomas Sandford Hoffe was born at the Sandford Parsonage. 
Married NameCorby. 
Married NameClayton. 
Marriage* Spouse: Corby.
Marriage*19 Dec 1861 Spouse: James Clayton. Parish Church, Rathfarmham, Dublin, Ireland, both were widowed, Jessie's father Bradie.1
Death*14 Jul 1877 30 Belgrave road, Rathmines, Dublin, Ireland. 
Death-Notice*16 Jul 1877CLAYTON—July 14, at 30 Belgrave-road, Mrs. Jessie Clayton, widow of James Clayton. Funeral will leave for Mount Jerome at 9.30 to-morrow (Tuesday) morning.2 


James Clayton b. 1814, d. 6 Nov 1869
Children 1.Jessie Clayton+ b. 1863, d. 27 Jul 1949
 2.Fanny Clayton b. 1866, d. 30 May 1938


  1. [S330] Www.irishgenealogy.ie Indexes.
  2. [S335] Newspaper (Ireland) - The Freeman's Journal (Dublin), 16 Jul 1877, p1.
Last Edited24 Apr 2020

Caroline Jane 'Nina' Young

F, #24570, b. 7 Jun 1846, d. Mar 1933
Married NameClayton.1 
Birth*7 Jun 18461 
Marriage*24 Feb 1876 Spouse: James William Clayton. St Martin, Dorking, Surrey, England, Mar Q [Dorking] 2a 187.1,2
Widow28 Nov 1922Caroline Jane 'Nina' Young became a widow upon the death of her husband James William Clayton.3 
Death*Mar 1933 Hampstead, London, England, Jun Q [Hampstead] 1a 592 (Age 86.)1,3 
Probate (Will)*5 Jul 1933 CLAYTON Caroline Jane of Sandgate 42 West End-lane West Hampstead Middlesex widow died 31 March 1933 Probate Oxford 5 July to Cecil Harman Clayton and Percy James Clayton gentlemen and Oscar Bernard Cliallenor solicitor. Effects £15670 13s. 5d. Resworn £15403 4s. 11d.4 


  • Hampstead Cemetery, Hampstead, London, England, Vicar's Warden of St. James. West Hampstead, 1915 to 19221


James William Clayton b. 7 Apr 1848, d. 28 Nov 1922
Children 1.Cecil Harman Clayton b. Mar 1879
 2.Dorothy Nina Clayton b. Mar 1880
 3.Percy James Clayton b. Jun 1882


  1. [S345] Index of monumental inscriptions/burials, www.findagrave.com "https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/…."
  2. [S65] Ancestry - various indices, Surrey History Centre; Woking, Surrey, England; Reference Number: DOM/2/2/5.
  3. [S9] Free BMD. Index. Online @ https://www.freebmd.org.uk/.
  4. [S190] Index to Probate Calendar England, viewed at ancestry.com.au, 1858-1966.
Last Edited24 Apr 2020


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