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Search Results for: JOHN PASCOE FAWKNER

  1. The State Trials

    …nces and depositions in the files. The groupings are summarised below: Witnesses deposing against James Beattie, John Joseph, Raffaello Carboni and John Fenwick (or Jan Vennick) were: Henry Goodenough Daniel Haggarty Thomas Atkins Andrew Peters Patrick Riley John Badcock William Revell John Donnelly Samuel Slackwell Furnell Thomas Milne John King Patrick O’Keefe James Gorr George Fraser Patrick Lynott More detailed stat…

  2. Who Do You Think You Are? – John Howard

    In last nights episode of Who Do You Think You Are? John Howard was taken on a journey which identified significant events of his ancestors over many years including those of his great-great-grandfather John Crane Nottage, an architect who built churches in Castlemaine during the gold rush days including the Tarnagulla Church of England and the Methodist Churches. John Crane Nottage and his wife Harriet Nottage (nee Astlet) arrived in Melbourne…

  3. John Singer’s Estate

    Administration of John Singer’s estate (1873-1876)   Singers Lane, 2004: the two allotments originally selected by John Singer and then granted to Lucy Campbell are located to the right and left of the lane. Photograph by Louisa Scott, PROV Collection John Singer died suddenly without making a will. It was therefore necessary for Lucy to apply for probate and letters of administration to give her the authority to administer his es…

  4. Petition for Reprieve

    …ring Street Melbourne Edward brusack Flinders Street Melbourne Mary Anne Stuart Elizabeth Street Melbourne John McDonald Tumat N.S.W Ruth Denelly Albeny N.S.W Thomas Fitzgerald Albury N.S.W John Shaw from Meilton America William Fletcher from Boston U.S Samuel Adams from New York U.S William Hoffman from New Zealand Gustaf Rosengrew 21 Lonsdale St West Mrs Johnston Lygon St Carlton Mrs Monica McNabe Lonsdale St 42 Margre…

  5. Aftermath

    …on of the goldfields. In addition to Wright, membership of the Commission included William Westgarth (chairman), John Pascoe Fawkner, John Hodgson, John O’Shanassy, and James Ford Strachan, all members of the Legislative Council. The Commission’s findings Despite suggestions, the Commission was not redirected to look at the causes of the stockade uprising. Their report, delivered on 27 March 1855, the same day as the acquittal of the…

  6. A signed photograph of Agatha Singer, daughter of Lucy and John Singer. Courtesy of Napoleons and District Historical Society.

    A signed photograph of Agatha Singer, daughter of Lucy and John Singer. Courtesy of Napoleons and District Historical Society….

  7. Lucy Singer

    …d District Historical Society At the age of twenty, on 16 October 1863, Lucy met and married a Swiss immigrant, John Singer. Their first child, Charles Leopold, was born at Whim Holes in the District of Buninyong in 1865; Lucy Caroline was born in 1866 and Agatha Katherine in 1872. By the time of Agatha’s birth, John Singer had applied for and been issued licences to occupy two adjoining allotments of land in the parishes of Yarrowee and L…

  8. The grave of Lucy and John Singer’s daughters Lucy Caroline and Agatha Singer. Courtesy of Napoleons and District Historical Society.

    The grave of Lucy and John Singer’s daughters Lucy Caroline and Agatha Singer. Courtesy of Napoleons and District Historical Society….

  9. Balance statement regarding John Singer’s estate. PROV, VPRS 28/P2 Probate and Administration Files, unit 48, item 14/493

    Balance statement regarding John Singer’s estate. PROV, VPRS 28/P2 Probate and Administration Files, unit 48, item 14/493…

  10. Lucy Bell’s signature, from the certificate of her marriage to John Singer

    Lucy Bell’s signature, from the certificate of her marriage to John Singer…

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