Reynolds, William (1828-1890)

Reynolds, William (1828-1890)

In 1828, at Upton, Devonshire, a son was born to Thomas Reynolds and Frances Partridge, noted breeder of Devon cattle and Leicester sheep. The baby was named William. About the ...
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Sanders, John

Sanders, John

Mr John Sanders lived at 44 Neptune Street Richmond in 1891 according to a "Notice of intention to build" lodged with Melbourne Council. Significant building work by John Sanders can ...
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Short, Alexander Edward (1831-1891)

Short, Alexander Edward (1831-1891)

Alexander Edward Short was born around 1831 at Blackwall, London, the son of Elizabeth Sarah Hastings and Thomas Short. His parents left England sometime between the birth of Martha Short ...
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Shutt, John (1840-1922)

Shutt, John (1840-1922)

John Shutt was born in Shropshire England about 1840, the son of John Shutt and Martha Salt. The Shutt family lived at 16 Kelvin Grove Hawthorn from 1893 to 1910 ...
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Stapylton, Granville William Chetwynd (1800–1840)

Stapylton, Granville William Chetwynd (1800–1840)

In March 1836, Major Mitchell set out from Sydney on his famous overland expedition that reached Portland, Victoria. Second in command of his party of 23 was Granville William Chctwynd ...
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Stawell, Sir WIlliam Foster (1815–1889)

Stawell, Sir WIlliam Foster (1815–1889)

"And Stawell — though profound, arrogant, proud, and teeming with faults that are plain to the view, I almost despair of being able to find a successor as clever and ...
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Straker, Charles Doyl (1839-1913)

Straker, Charles Doyl (1839-1913)

(1) Charles Doyl Straker came to Melbourne, in January 1856, and set up as a butcher. Ten years later, he took over the Parkside Hotel, on the corner of Flemington ...
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Sturgess, William (1829-1891)

Sturgess, William (1829-1891)

William Sturgess was born around 1829 in Cheshire, England, his father, William, was 31 and his mother, Mary, was 32. Wife Fanny Watson was born in 1829 in Manchester, Lancashire ...
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Taylor, James (1828-1872)

Taylor, James (1828-1872)

James & Jane Taylor lived at 25 Miller Street West Melbourne. (previously known as house number 13) James Taylor was born about 1828 in Crewe Cheshire England to parents Henry ...
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Thurgood, James (1841-1923)

Thurgood, James (1841-1923)

James Thurgood was a builder and property developer, responsible for constructing a number of notable churches, presbyteries, masonic halls and houses in Hotham (now North Melbourne) and inner Melbourne from ...
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Vale, William Mountford Kinsey (1833–1895)

Vale, William Mountford Kinsey (1833–1895)

(1) William Mountford Kinsey Vale came to Victorian from London in March, 1853. After working on various goldfields, he settled in Ballarat as a newsagent bookseller. A handsome man, with ...
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Watson, William (1828-1896)

Watson, William (1828-1896)

William Watson was a native of Dumfries, Scotland, born to parents James & Mary Watson nee Williamson. William Watson built the house at 117 Abbotsford Street West Melbourne in 1871 ...
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Webster, Walter (1832-1890)

Webster, Walter (1832-1890)

Mr. Webster was a native of Ceres Fifeshire Scotland and his wife Agnes Lonie (or Lowrie) was from Cupar Fifeshire Scotland. Agnes arrived in Melbourne in 1854. They married in ...
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Wood, John Dennistoun (1829-1914)

Wood, John Dennistoun (1829-1914)

(1) John Dennistoun Wood, the son of Captain Patrick Wood of the East India Company's military service, was born at Dennistoun, Tasmania, in 1829. At the age of 11 he ...
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