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Annie Amelia SWINDON [9464]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1897 - Ringwood, Vic, Australia 8233
    Christening: 
          Death: 1987 - Carrum, Vic, Australia 8234
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Thomas Henry SWINDON [9450] (1854-1921) 4892 
         Mother: Maria Ann TYRELL [9452] (1867-1925) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Henry James AKERMAN [9466] (Abt 1894 - 1971)
       Marriage: 1930 - , Victoria, Australia 200
         Status: 


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Arthur SWINDON [9459]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1882 - , Victoria, Australia 8235
    Christening: 24 Aug 1882 - Richmond, Victoria, Australia 8236
          Death: 1952 - , Victoria, Australia 8237
         Burial: 

Events

1. Alt. Birth: 15 Jun 1882.


Parents
         Father: Thomas Henry SWINDON [9450] (1854-1921) 4892 
         Mother: Margaret Amelia HOLLAND [9451] (1855-1887) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Louisa LACEY [9467] (1882 - 1956)
       Marriage: 1908 - , Victoria, Australia 5491
         Status: 

Notes
General:
The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Sat 8 Jul 1933 Page 7 Family Notices
SWINDON - LACEY. - On the 8th July, 1908 at Presbyterian Church, Ascot Vale, by the Rev. W, Foster, Arthur, second son of the late Thomas , and Margaret, Swindon, Box Hill, to Louisa, second daughter of Alfred and the late Emma Lacey, Ascot Vale. Present Address: 44 Row-street, Box Hill,

Reporter (Box Hill, Vic. : 1889 - 1918) Fri 17 Jul 1908 Page 5 Orange Blossoms.

Orange Blossoms.
The marriage of Mr Arthur Swindon, second son of Mr T. H. Swindon, Box Hill (of the Victorian Railways), with Miss Louie Lacey, second daughter of Mr A. J. Lacey, of Ascot Vale, took place at the Ascot Vale Presbyterian church on Wednesday, July 8, the Rev W. Fraser being the officiating clergyman. The bride was attired in white organdie muslin, val. lace insertion and orange blossoms, with customary wreath and veil, and carried a white bouquet. The bridesmaids were Miss Louie Eastwood and Miss Louie Swindon, who wore white muslin, trimmed with val. lace and embroidery, with chiffon at streamers and red geraniums, and carried crooks with red streamers, red geraniums, and asparagus fern. The bride was given away by her brother, Mr Alfred Lacey, the boat man being Mr W. T Roberts.

After the ceremony on adjournment was made to the Royal halI, Newmarket, where a sumptuous wedding breakfast was partaken of and the usual felicitous speeches entered upon. Following this a social evening was held, when a very happy time was spent by the company, the bride and bridegroom taking their departure in the meantime for Sydney to spend their honeymoon. A large number of useful presents were received by the young couple, among which wore cheques from the bridgroom's brother and his sister and her husband, of Perth and Bunbury. W.A., also a nice travelling bag from his fellow Railway employees at Fern Tree Gully. Mr and Mrs Arthur Swindon have the best wishes of a large circle of friends, as well as this paper.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Mon 15 Dec 1952 Page 14 Family Notices
The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Mon 15 Dec 1952 Page 7 Family Notices

SWINDON. Arthur. - On December 13, at his residence, IA Dundonald avenue. East Malvern the dearly loved husband of Louisa, and loved father of Jean (Mrs Horkings), pa of Neil and Garry, loved brother of Will (W.A), Maggie (deceased). Tot deceased). George. Norman, and Annie (Mrs Akerman).

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tue 16 Dec 1952 Page 11 Family Notices
The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Tue 16 Dec 1952 Page 8 Family Notices

SWINDON - Box Hill Lodge
No 221 of A. F & A. M of Vic. -The Brethren of the above Lodge are respectfully Informed that the Funeral of our esteemed Bro. ARTHUR SWINDON will leave 1a Dundonald avenue, East Malvern, THIS DAY, after a service commencing at 1.45 p m for the Box Hill Cemetery.
S.W. Mckerrow w m
J K POUSTIE Sec

picture Elizabeth SWINDON [9484]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1884 - , Victoria, Australia 8238
    Christening: 
          Death: 1884 - , Victoria, Australia 8239
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: William SWINDON [9472] (1860-1942) 
         Mother: Mary Ellen LATCHFORD [9473] (1862-1933) 


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George SWINDON [9487]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1889 - , Victoria, Australia 8240
    Christening: 
          Death: 1890 - , Victoria, Australia 8241
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: William SWINDON [9472] (1860-1942) 
         Mother: Mary Ellen LATCHFORD [9473] (1862-1933) 

Notes
General:
The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Sat 5 Jul 1890 Page 5 Family Notices
Swindon. On the 1st July, at 99 Albert-road, South Melbourne, George, beloved youngest son of William and Mary Ellen Swindon, and grandson of Richard Latchford, aged 14 months.
Our bud in heaven

picture George Thomas Henry SWINDON [9462]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1892 - Ringwood, Vic, Australia 8242
    Christening: 
          Death: 1978 - Croydon, Vic, Australia 8243
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Thomas Henry SWINDON [9450] (1854-1921) 4892 
         Mother: Maria Ann TYRELL [9452] (1867-1925) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Alexandra Violet SARGEANT [9468] (Abt 1893 - 1963)
       Marriage: 1920 - , Victoria, Australia 7487
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Norma Alexandra SWINDON [9492] (      -1983)


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Harry SWINDON [9460]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1885 - , Victoria, Australia 8244
    Christening: 24 Dec 1885 - Richmond, Victoria, Australia 8245
          Death: 1886 - , Victoria, Australia 8246
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Thomas Henry SWINDON [9450] (1854-1921) 4892 
         Mother: Margaret Amelia HOLLAND [9451] (1855-1887) 


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Henry SWINDON [3343]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 13 Apr 1826 - Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England 8247
    Christening: 18 Jan 1837 - Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England 8247
          Death: 1867 - Kensington, London , England 8248
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Thomas SWINDON [3341] (1789-1866) 
         Mother: Elizabeth HILL [3342] (1797-1856) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Elizabeth DESHOUR [4065] (Abt 1828 -       )
       Marriage: 22 Aug 1852 - Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Mary Ann SWINDON [5893] (1856-      )
                2. Louisa SWINDON [5894] (1859-1901)

Notes
General:
in 1851 Henry was living as a lodge at 10 Market Street Paddington. Also in the house was Ann Deshour, aged 71. He later married Elizabeth Deshour.

picture Jack SWINDON [9497]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 
    Christening: 
          Death: 1985 - , Victoria, Australia 8249
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Walter SWINDON [9485] (1887-1955) 
         Mother: Eileen Gertrude ROCHE [9496] (Abt 1898-1971) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Nancy  Mary MITCHELL [9501]


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Leslie SWINDON [9482]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1896 - Box Hill, Vic, Australia 8250
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: William SWINDON [9472] (1860-1942) 
         Mother: Mary Ellen LATCHFORD [9473] (1862-1933) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Jean Gregory CURTIS [9483] (       -       )
       Marriage: 1931 - , Victoria, Australia 2751
         Status: 

Notes
General:
Camberwell and Hawthorn Advertiser (Vic. : 1914 - 1918) Sat 27 Mar 1915 Page 5 BENEFIT ENTERTAINMENT AT BOX HILL.
BENEFIT ENTERTAINMENT AT
BOX HILL.
LESLIE SWINDON'S SERVICES RECOGNISED.
The recent drowning fatalities at the lagoon in Surrey park were recalled on Tuesday evening, March 23, when a benefit entertainment was given in the Recreation hall, Box Hill, to Mrs. Thomas, mother of one of the victims.

The residents of the district evinced their practical sympathy with the bereaved on that occasion by turning up in large numbers, so much so that the hall was packed to the doors. Cr. W . Redman, president of the Nunawading shire council, presided, and during an interval introduced Sir Robert Best, M.H.R., who made a presentation to Mr. Leslie Swindon, who at the time of the occurrence displayed much gallantry in saving one of the boys, and vainly attempted to rescue the other two. On behalf of Mr. A. J. Petherick and Mrs. Petherick, Sir Robert Best presented him with a handsome 18 carat gold watch, and spoke in glowing terms of his brave conduct in rescuing the son of the donors, and his unsuccessful attempts to also recover the boys Leslie Thomas and Douglas Anderson.

The watch was suitably inscribed with the monograms of the recipient, on the outside, whilst the inside case bore the following inscription: - 'Presented to Leslie Swindon by A. J. Petherick for rescuing my son Leonard from drowning; February 6, 1915.' The handing over of the gift aroused much enthusiasm and applause from the large audience. In acknowledgment, Mr. Swindon contended that he had only done his duty, and was extremely sorry that he had failed to perform the rescue of the other two lads.

President Redman referred to the rescuer as being a great credit to the district. There was no doubt but that some tangible recognition would have been made of his heroic conduct by the public, but under the circumstances the Belgian relief and other patriotic funds had practically exhausted the people's pockets. A first-class set of picture was then shown by Mr. Williams, of the Box Hill picture theatre, at the close of which thanks were extended to all who had assisted in the promotion of the entertainment. It is expected that over 21 will be available as the outcome of the effort towards the object in view. Mr. A. W. Cook acted as hon. secretary, and among others who assisted were Messrs. Clifford, J. Young, D. McFarlane, A. J. Petherick, Frandsen, and Walter Hill.

The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) View title info Mon 6 Mar 1916 Page 8 SWIMMERS VOLUNTEER.
SWIMMERS VOLUNTEER.
Five members of the Surrey Park Swimmers' Club, viz., Privates R. Traill, L.Swindon (who rescued two boys from drowning in a lagoon last year, and received an award from the Royal Life Saving Society), L. Baker, D. Gillespie and L. Young, were made the recipients of souvenirs, on behalf of the club, by Cr. A. G. Proudfoot on Saturday afternoon at the club house, in consequence of their having volunteered. This makes a total of 23 enlistments out of a club membership of 50.

Table Talk (Melbourne, Vic. : 1885 - 1939) Thu 22 Oct 1931 Page 45 Family Notices
APPROACHING MARRIAGE
The marriage of Jean Gregory, only daughter of Mr and Mrs E. W. Curtis, with Mr Leslie Swindon will be celebrated at St. Paul's, Rusworth, on Saturday, October 24, at 6.30 p.m.

SWINDON - CURTIS
A PROFUSION of pink and white flowers were grouped in St. Paul's Church of England Rush worth, on Saturday. October 24, when the marriage of Miss Jean Gregory Curtis to Mr Leslie Swindon took place. The Rev. Williams performed the ceremony.

The bridegroom, who is the youngest son of Mr and Mrs W. Swindon, 21 Dalmore Avenue, Ormond, was supported by Mr Kenneth Davies as best man, and Mr Charles Curtis (brother of the bride), as groomsman.

The bride is the only daughter of Mr and Mrs E. W. Curtis, of "Portreath," Rushworth. She made a very attractive figure in her old world gown of white chiffon and palest pink tulle. The frilly skirt was composed of tiers of tulle and white silk lace, allied to a bodice of white ninon over a pink foundation. Her filmy pink tulle veil was caught to a little silver Lace cap, that had a half wreath of orange blossom at the back, and she held a dainty posy of pink blossom and lily-of-the valley. In keeping with the bride's toilette were the bouffant frocks of pink floral net and moire worn by the bridesmaids, Miss Nina Coyle and Miss Jean Collings. Mittens and floral head bands made pretty accessories, and they carried posies of pink and mauve sweet peas.

The reception was subsequently held at the Parish Hall. The bride's mother wore navy georgette and carried a bouquet of pink roses. Mrs Arnold Vasey (the bride groom's sister) set off her black ensemble with deep red roses.

picture Louisa SWINDON [5894]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 26 Jun 1859 - Paddington, Middlesex , England
    Christening: 
          Death: Jun Q 1901 - London, London, England 1691
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Henry SWINDON [3343] (1826-1867) 249 
         Mother: Elizabeth DESHOUR [4065] (Abt 1828-      ) 

Spouses and Children
1. *William FRIEND [3345] (Abt 1858 -       )
       Marriage: 21 Apr 1878 - Saint Marylebone, Middlesex, England 1691
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. William FRIEND [5895] (Abt 1881-      )
                2. Alfred FRIEND [5896] (Abt 1883-      )
                3. Herbert FRIEND  1691 [5897] (Abt 1890-      )


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Louisa Elizabeth SWINDON [4064]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 31 Oct 1838
    Christening: 10 May 1846 - Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England 8251
          Death: 23 May 1898 - London, London, England
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Thomas SWINDON [3341] (1789-1866) 
         Mother: Elizabeth HILL [3342] (1797-1856) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Thomas Richard FITZSIMMONS [11247] (Abt 1823 - 27 May 1886)
       Marriage: 1863 - Southwark, Surrey, England 3839
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Henry William FITZSIMMONS [11248] (1863-1903)

Notes
General:
Children

Thomas Richard Fitzsimmons 1862-1932
Henry William Fitzsimmons 1863- 1903
Albert Edward Fitzsimmons 1869-1931
Joseph Haines Fitzsimmons 1871- 1938
Louisa Elizabeth Fitzsimmons 1873- 1888

picture Louisa Elizabeth SWINDON [9476]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1857 - Emerald Hill, VIC, Australia 8252
    Christening: 
          Death: 1858 - Emerald Hill, VIC, Australia 8253
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: William SWINDON [3344] (1831-1879) 
         Mother: Louisa NORTH [9449] (Abt 1827-1867) 3577,3578 


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Louise Matilda SWINDON [9461]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1890 - Ringwood, Vic, Australia 8254
    Christening: 
          Death: 1923 - South Melbourne, Vic, Australia 8255
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Thomas Henry SWINDON [9450] (1854-1921) 4892 
         Mother: Maria Ann TYRELL [9452] (1867-1925) 


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Margaret Amelia SWINDON [9457]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1877 - , Victoria, Australia 8256
    Christening: 
          Death: 1937 - Bunbury, WA, Australia 8257
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Thomas Henry SWINDON [9450] (1854-1921) 4892 
         Mother: Margaret Amelia HOLLAND [9451] (1855-1887) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Thomas TYRRELL [9469] (1876 - 1959)
       Marriage: 1900 - Bunbury, WA, Australia
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. George Thomas Arthur TYRRELL [9503] (1901-      )
                2. Charlotte Matilda TYRRELL [9502] (1904-      )
                3. Norman C TYRRELL [9504] (1906-1925)
                4. Margaret M TYRRELL [9505] (1908-      )
                5. Florence A TYRRELL [9506] (1912-      )
                6. Lilly Amelia TYRRELL [9507] (1914-      )

Notes
General:
The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Sat 19 May 1900 Page 56 Family Notices
TYRRELL - SWINDON - On the 4th April, at Bunbury, W.A., by the Rev. Harry Darling, B.A., Thomas youngest son of Thomas Tyrrell, late of Maldon, to Margaret (Maggie), eldest daughter of Thomas H. Swindon, Victorian Railways.


The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Fri 30 Apr 1937 Page 1 Family Notices
TYRRELL--On April 28, 1937., at Bunbury,after a short illness, Margaret, the beloved wife of Thomas Tyrrell, and fond mother of George, Lottie, May, Florrie, Lily and' Jack; aged 59 years

picture Mary Ann SWINDON [5893]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 7 Sep 1856 - Paddington, Middlesex , England 1691
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Henry SWINDON [3343] (1826-1867) 249 
         Mother: Elizabeth DESHOUR [4065] (Abt 1828-      ) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Charles William PHIPPS [5898] (       -       ) 1691 
       Marriage: 8 Jul 1877 - Walworth, , England 1691
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Alice PHIPPS [5899] (Abt 1875-      )


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Mary Ellen SWINDON [9489]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1894 - , Victoria, Australia 8258
    Christening: 
          Death: 20 Jan 1986 - Sydney, NSW, Australia 8259,8260
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: William SWINDON [9472] (1860-1942) 
         Mother: Mary Ellen LATCHFORD [9473] (1862-1933) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Thomas Arnold VASEY [11828] (1891 - 1957) 355,356,6019 
       Marriage: 13 Jul 1913 - Bradford, Yorkshire, England 8261
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Kenneth Arnold VASEY MBE  355,356 [11827] (1913-1990)
                2. John Bryan VASEY  355,356 [11829] (1920-2008)
                3. Thomas Russell VASEY  355,356 [11830] (1924-2016)


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Mary Margaret SWINDON [9486]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1912 - , Victoria, Australia 8262
    Christening: 
          Death: 1992 - Burwood, Vic, Australia 8263
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: William SWINDON [9474] (1885-1954) 
         Mother: Rose Amy BLOOD [9470] (1885-1940) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Alexander Douglas McLEAN [9500] (1909 - 1985)
       Marriage: 1935 - , Victoria, Australia 6201
         Status: 


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Norma Alexandra SWINDON [9492]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 
    Christening: 
          Death: 1983 - , Victoria, Australia 8264
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: George Thomas Henry SWINDON [9462] (1892-1978) 
         Mother: Alexandra Violet SARGEANT [9468] (Abt 1893-1963) 

Spouses and Children
1. *HILL [9493]


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Norman Stanlake SWINDON [9463]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1895 - Ringwood, Vic, Australia 8265
    Christening: 
          Death: 16 Dec 1978 - Canberra, ACT, Australia 8266
         Burial: 

Events

1. Military: World War 1 service number 2458, 1914-1918.

2. Travel: London to Melbourne, 1960, Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Name Norman Stanlake Swindon
Age 65
Birth Date abt 1895
Departure Date 22 Nov 1960
Port of Departure London, England
Destination Port Melbourne, Australia
Ship Name Orion
Search Ship Database Orion
Shipping Line Orient Line
Master G Craddock.

3. Residence: 1972, Canberra, ACT, Australia.


Parents
         Father: Thomas Henry SWINDON [9450] (1854-1921) 4892 
         Mother: Maria Ann TYRELL [9452] (1867-1925) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Una Elizabeth HARDING [9465] (       - 6 Apr 1979)
       Marriage: 1925 - , Victoria, Australia 4600
         Status: 

Notes
General:
Norman served in WW1. His service number was 2458. He was promoted to Lance Corporal by the end of the war and was returned to Australia TPE.

The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Mon 18 Dec 1978 Page 20 Family Notices
SWINDON, Norman Stanlake.- On December 16, 1978, suddenly at home. Beloved husband of Una Elizabeth and loving father and father-in-law of Tom and Shirley, Lois and Ted Hicks, loved grandfather and Pa of their children. Aged 83 years. 6th Machinegun Coy, 1st AIF. "In God's care".

The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Fri 2 Feb 1979 Page 12 Advertising
LEGAL NOTICES
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY PROBATE JURISDICTION IN THE WILL of NORMAN STANLAKE SWINDON late of 39 Moore Street, Turner in the Australian Capital Territory, Retired Public Servant, deceased

APPLICATION will be made after fourteen days from the publication hereof that Probate of the Will of the abovenamed deceased dated 19th day of April, 1978 may be granted to THE TRUSTEES EXECUTORS AND AGENCY COMPANY (CANBERRA) LIMITED the executor named in the said Will and all notices may be served at the under mentioned address.

All Creditors in the estate of the deceased are required to send all particulars of their claim to the undersigned.
SNEDDEN, HALL & GALLOP, Proctors for the Applicant, T & G Building, 39 London Circuit, CANBERRA CITY A.C.T.

picture Norman William SWINDON [10010]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 24 Jul 1917 - Healesville, Vic, Australia 8267,8268
    Christening: 
          Death: 30 Sep 2005 8269,8270
         Burial: 4 Oct 2005 - Bunurong Memorial Park, Victoria, Australia 8271

Events

1. Obituary: Herald Sun Newspaper, 1 Oct 2005, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.


Parents
         Father: William SWINDON [9474] (1885-1954) 
         Mother: Rose Amy BLOOD [9470] (1885-1940) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Marion Isobel [10011] (       -       )
       Marriage: Abt 1944
         Status: 

Notes
General:
SWINDON. - Norman William. Beloved husband of Marion. Darling we had 61 wonderful years together. I will cherish you in my heart always.

SWINDON. - Norman William. Loving father to Marilyn. I will miss your loving support and sense of humour every day. Proud grandfather of Alex, Rowena, Pete and Tom, and a great friend to sons-in-law Peter and David. We will love you forever

SWINDON. - Norman William. Wonderful father to Jenny. Dad, the love and support you gave me every day of my life nurtures me forever. Adored grandfather of Doug and Louise, Zac and Olivia, and caring father-in-law to Don and Grant.
Obituaries
Published in Herald Sun on 01/10/2005

picture Olive Lucy SWINDON [9490]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1914 - , Victoria, Australia 8272
    Christening: 
          Death: 1954 - , Victoria, Australia 8273
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: William SWINDON [9474] (1885-1954) 
         Mother: Rose Amy BLOOD [9470] (1885-1940) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Henry Arnold PINNER [9495] (1912 - 1968)
       Marriage: 1939 - , Victoria, Australia 6888
         Status: 

Notes
General:
The Herald (Melbourne, Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Thu 14 Oct 1954 Page 10
Family Notices
PINNER. - On Oct. 13. at Queen Victoria Hospital. Olive Lucy, beloved wife of Arnold, of 37 James St.. Northcote, devoted mother of Helen and Russell In God's care.
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/243443709

The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Fri 15 Oct 1954 Page 15
Family Notices
PINNER.- The Funeral of the late Mrs. OLIVE LUCY PINNER will leave the Presbyterian Church, James Street, Northcote, THIS DAY, after a service commencing at 10.30 a.m. for the Spring Vale Crematorlum. Floral tributes to church.
J. FERGUSON & SON, JJ3037.
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/210670851

picture Peggy Marie SWINDON [9498]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: Jul 1917 - South Melbourne, Vic, Australia 8274
    Christening: 
          Death: Jul 1918 - , Victoria, Australia 8275
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Walter SWINDON [9485] (1887-1955) 
         Mother: Eileen Gertrude ROCHE [9496] (Abt 1898-1971) 

Notes
General:
The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Sat 21 Jul 1917 Page 11 Family Notices
SWINDON (nee Liley Roch). On the 11th July, at Dalkeith private hospital, to Mr. and Mrs.
Walter Swindon - a daughter (Peggy Marie)

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Mon 22 Jul 1918 Page 1 Family Notices

SWINDON.- On the 19th July (suddenly), at Healesville, Peggy Marie, only child of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Swindon, aged 12 months. (Interred privately Melbourne General Cemetery, July 20.)
Hush-a-bye, Baby.

picture Rose Amy SWINDON [9491]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1909 - , Victoria, Australia 8276
    Christening: 
          Death: Dec 1993 - Ferntree Gully, Vic, Australia
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: William SWINDON [9474] (1885-1954) 
         Mother: Rose Amy BLOOD [9470] (1885-1940) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Ralph Morton REEVES [9499] (10 Oct 1912 - 1997)
       Marriage: 1934 - , Victoria, Australia 7052
         Status: 

Notes
General:
Ryersons Index ryersonindex.org/
REEVES Rose Amy Death notice 05DEC1993 Death at Bodalla Nursing Home, Kew, formerly of Upper Ferntree Gully

picture Ruby SWINDON [9488]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1898 - , Victoria, Australia 8277
    Christening: 
          Death: 1970 - , Victoria, Australia 8278
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: William SWINDON [9472] (1860-1942) 
         Mother: Mary Ellen LATCHFORD [9473] (1862-1933) 

Spouses and Children
1. *John Harold MITCHELL [9494] (31 Jan 1891 - 18 Aug 1962)
       Marriage: 1920 - , Victoria, Australia 6389
         Status: 


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Sarah Ann SWINDON [9475]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1866 - Carlton, Victoria, Australia 8279,8280
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: William SWINDON [3344] (1831-1879) 
         Mother: Louisa NORTH [9449] (Abt 1827-1867) 3577,3578 

Notes
General:
Sarah Ann's birth is registered under the name of Swindow rather than Swindon.

Portland Guardian and Normanby General Advertiser (Vic. : 1842 - 1843; 1854 - 1876) Thu 25 May 1871 Page 3
Leader (Melbourne, Vic. : 1862 - 1918) Sat 20 May 1871 Page 10 THE TOWN.
The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Thu 18 May 1871 Page 2 THE NEWS OF THE DAY.


A warrant has been issued against a woman named Maude North, on a charge of abducting a little girl, five years old, named Sarah Ann Swindon, from the house of her, father, Cypress Cottage, Jarman-street, Prahran. The woman is said to be, thirty, years of age, of pleasant manner, a good musician, and has been a governess.

Victoria, Australia, Police Gazettes, 1855, 1864-1924 for Sarah Ann Swindon
1871

The warrant against Maude North, charged with abducting Sarah Ann Swindon, has been cancelled - 7th June 1871

Is Maude North related to this child's mother Louisa North? I have found no record of Maude North, nor have I found any further records relating to Sarah Ann Swindon up to 2019.

picture Thomas SWINDON [3341]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1789 - Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England
    Christening: 
          Death: 19 Apr 1866 - Kensington, London , England 1691,8281,8282
         Burial: 

Events

1. Residence: 14 Digby Street, 1851, Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England. occupation mariner.

2. Occupation: seaman - rigger, 1866.

3. Residence: Paddington workhouse, Market Street., 1866.


Spouses and Children
1. *Elizabeth HILL [3342] (9 Apr 1797 - 14 Aug 1856)
       Marriage: 20 Feb 1821 - Whitechapel, Middlesex, England 4807,4808,4809
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Thomas SWINDON [4063] (1821-      )
                2. Henry SWINDON  249 [3343] (1826-1867)
                3. Ann Elizabeth SWINDON [1289] (1830-1863)
                4. William SWINDON [3344] (1831-1879)
                5. Ann SWINDON [8142] (Abt 1836-      )
                6. Louisa Elizabeth SWINDON [4064] (1838-1898)

Notes
General:
Thomas was a sailor, or seaman, and rigger depending on what records his occupation is recorded on.

Thomas died at the Paddington Workhouse. John Morely of the Paddington Workhouse was the informant on the death certificate. Thomas's occupation is given as a seaman (rigger) on his death certificate.

picture Thomas SWINDON [4063]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1 Aug 1821 8283
    Christening: 2 Sep 1826 - Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England 8283
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Events

1. Alt. Christening: 2 Sep 1821, Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England.


Parents
         Father: Thomas SWINDON [3341] (1789-1866) 
         Mother: Elizabeth HILL [3342] (1797-1856) 

Notes
General:
abode of parents given as workhouse, fathers occupation Sailor

picture Thomas Henry SWINDON [9450]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: Jun Q 1854 - , , England
    Christening: 20 Aug 1854 - Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England 8284
          Death: 1921 - Melbourne, VIC, Australia 8285
         Burial: in Box Hill, Vic, Australia 8286

Parents
         Father: William SWINDON [3344] (1831-1879) 
         Mother: Louisa NORTH [9449] (Abt 1827-1867) 3577,3578 

Spouses and Children
1. *Margaret Amelia HOLLAND [9451] (1855 - 1887)
       Marriage: 1876 - , Victoria, Australia 4893
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Margaret Amelia SWINDON [9457] (1877-1937)
                2. William Walter SWINDON [9458] (1879-1965)
                3. Arthur SWINDON [9459] (1882-1952)
                4. Harry SWINDON [9460] (1885-1886)

2. Maria Ann TYRELL [9452] (1867 - 1925)
       Marriage: 1889 - , Victoria, Australia 8287
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Louise Matilda SWINDON [9461] (1890-1923)
                2. George Thomas Henry SWINDON [9462] (1892-1978)
                3. Norman Stanlake SWINDON [9463] (1895-1978)
                4. Annie Amelia SWINDON [9464] (1897-1987)

Notes
General:
At the time of Thomas's christening his parents address was given as 19 Victory Row, and William's occupation is given as traveller.

Reporter (Box Hill, Vic. : 1889 - 1918) Fri 8 May 1914 Page 7 PRESENTATION TO GUARD SWINDON.
PRESENTATION TO GUARD
SWINDON.
Guard Thomas H. Swindon, one of the most popular and obliging of railway men, has just retired from service. Last Saturday evening he was entertained by his comrades and friend at a complimentary social at the White Horse hotel, Box Hill, and was presented with an illuminated address and purse of sovereigns. Mr. B. J. Kavanagh, S.M., presided over the gathering. The toast of "The King" was proposed by the chairman and received with musical honors. Mr E. F. G. Hodges proposed the toast of "the Railways," to which Messrs. W Foster and Polglase responded. The toast of "the Guest of the Evening," was proposed by the chairman, supported by Messrs Mears, Armstrong, Kearns, Foster, Campbell, Walters, J. Wilson, Polglase, Hodges, Donegan, R.W. Gill, who all spoke in terms on the highest esteem of Mr. Swindon, who had always done his duty as a railway man and had been uniformly courteous, obliging and tactful in his relations with the travelling public. All wished him happiness in his retirement.

The chairman presented Mr Swindon with a well-filled purse and an illuminated address. The wording on the address was as follows:- "to Mr. Thomas Henry Swindon. Dear Sir, your comrades and friends desire to express their respect and esteem in your retirement from the Victorian Railways department after 35 years faithful ser ( . oo rd your tam lust= Itar to en) unreadable................................................. you and your family being to enjoy your well earned rest. On behalf of the subscribers, B. J. Kavanagh, chairman W. Loverett, hon. sec. Mr Swindon who was received with loud applause, thanked his comrades and friends for their handsome presents and their good wishes for the future of himself and family. He had always tried to do his duty fairly and squarely to the department and the public, and was grateful to know that he had so many sincere friends. Some of the contents of the purse would enable him to take a trip to Westralia to see some of his children and grandchildren. After that he would settle down in Box Hill, where he had spent so many happy years.

The address would occupy a permanent position on the wall at home, and would serve to remind him of the kindness of his many friends, and would serve to show his children that their poor old dad had won the esteem of those he had been associated with (Applause) Other toasts honored were Mrs Swindon and Family, proposed by Mr Donegan, The Press, proposed by Mr Foster and responded to by Mr Hodges; Host and Hostess, proposed by Mr Mears, The Chairman and Secretary, proposed by Mr. Swindon, and responded to by Messrs Kavanagh and Loverett. Excellent songs were sung during the evening by Messrs Webster, Beale, Campbell, McNamara, Mears R. Campbell, Walters and J. Wilson, Mr Herbert recited "How the Favorite beat Lo.," Mr. Mullholland played selections on the bassoon and Professor Rawlings presided at the piano. The singing of "Auld Lang Syne" terminated a very pleasant evening.

The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924) Sat 1 Jan 1921 Page 8 BOX HILL MAN DROWNED
BOX HILL MAN DROWNED
Melbourne, Thursday
Thomas Swindon, 66, a retired railway guard, residing at Carrington road, Box Hill, was found drowned this morning in the Surrey Park Dive, a famous swimming pool, at Box Hill.

Swindon, who had been, suffering from ill health for the last three years left his home this morning at 8.30. The body has been removed' to the Morgue.

The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Fri 14 Jan 1921 Page 10 Advertising
The Deputy Coroner, Mr. A Phillips found on Wednesday that Thomas Henry Swindon, 66, who was found drowned at the Dive, Surrey Park, Box Hill, on 13th December, committed suicide. There was evidence that he had been suffering from mental trouble for some time.

The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Sat 19 May 1900 Page 56 Family Notices
TYRRELL - SWINDON - On the 4th April, at Bunbury, W.A., by the Rev. Harry Darling, B.A., Thomas youngest son of Thomas Tyrrell, late of Maldon, to Margaret (Maggie), eldest daughter of Thomas H. Swindon, Victorian Railways.

picture Walter SWINDON [9485]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1887 - , Victoria, Australia 8288
    Christening: 
          Death: 1955 - Sydney, NSW, Australia 8289
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: William SWINDON [9472] (1860-1942) 
         Mother: Mary Ellen LATCHFORD [9473] (1862-1933) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Eileen Gertrude ROCHE [9496] (Abt 1898 - 1971)
       Marriage: 1916 - , Victoria, Australia 7258
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Jack SWINDON [9497] (      -1985)
                2. Peggy Marie SWINDON [9498] (1917-1918)


picture
Walter Edward SWINDON [9477]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1862 - Melbourne, VIC, Australia 8290
    Christening: 
          Death: 1865 - Carlton, Victoria, Australia 8291
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: William SWINDON [3344] (1831-1879) 
         Mother: Louisa NORTH [9449] (Abt 1827-1867) 3577,3578 


picture
William SWINDON [3344]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 17 Nov 1831 - Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England
    Christening: 19 Aug 1832 - Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England 8292
          Death: 10 Apr 1879 - Melbourne, VIC, Australia 8293,8294
         Burial: 12 Apr 1879 - Kew, Vic, Australia 8295

Events

1. Immigration: on the ship Roxburgh Castle departed London, arrived Melbourne, Jan 1856, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.


Parents
         Father: Thomas SWINDON [3341] (1789-1866) 
         Mother: Elizabeth HILL [3342] (1797-1856) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Louisa NORTH [9449] (Abt 1827 - 1 Feb 1867) 3577,3578 
       Marriage: 15 Sep 1853 - Holborn, Middlesex, England 6621,6622
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Thomas Henry SWINDON  4892 [9450] (1854-1921)
                2. Louisa Elizabeth SWINDON [9476] (1857-1858)
                3. William SWINDON [9472] (1860-1942)
                4. Walter Edward SWINDON [9477] (1862-1865)
                5. Sarah Ann SWINDON [9475] (1866-      )

Notes
General:
William aged 24 farmer and Louisa aged 28 wife arrived at Port Phillip, on the ship the Roxburgh in 1856 along with Thomas Henry infant.

The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Thu 10 Apr 1879 Page 2 NEWS OF THE DAY.
A strange accident occurred last night at the Melbourne Hospital. At about eight o'clock a patient named William Swindon, suffering from pneumonia, had occasion to go to an apartment off the ward. He was attended to the door by a female nurse, and she missing him, it was discovered that he had jumped from the window on to the path below, a distance of about twenty-five feet, where he was found. Several wardsmen at once carried him into the casualty ward, where he was examined, and it was ascertained that he had sustained a compound fracture of the leg. Considering the state of Swindon's health, the nature of the injuries he has sustained, and the shock he must have experienced, it is feared that the accident will end fatally.
The necessity of fitting the window with iron bars is now evident.

Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929) Fri 11 Apr 1879 Page 2 TOWN TALK.

On Wednesday night, about 8 o'clock, a patient in the Melbourne Hospital, named William Swindon, who was under treatment in a ward in the upper portion of the eastern wing of the institution, eluded the vigilance of his nurse, and precipitated himself out of a window on to the footpath beneath, a distance of 25ft. The unfortunate man (says the Telegraph) was found on the pavement, and was, with all promptitude, conveyed to the casualty room, where it was ascertained that he had sustained a compound fracture of his leg. It is feared that the injuries received, together with the shock to the nervous system, will result fatally.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Sat 12 Apr 1879 Page 8 Family
The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Sat 12 Apr 1879 Page 8 Family Notices

THE friends of the late Mr. WILLIAM SWINDON
are respectfully invited to follow his remains to their last resting place in the Melbourne General Cemetery. His funeral will move from the residence of his son, Mr. Thomas Swindon, No. 100 Palmerston-crescent, Park-Street cast, Emerald-hill, THIS DAY (Saturday), the 12th inst., at 2 o'clock precisely.

The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Sat 12 Apr 1879 Page 21
An accident of a somewhat extraordinary nature occurred at the Melbourne Hospital on Wednesday evening, William Swindon, a patient on the medical side of the house, who is suffering from pneumonia, left his bed and escaped from the ward without attracting the attention of any of the nurses. He went to a small apartment immediately adjoining the ward, and succeeded in throwing himself out of a narrow window, which, strange to say, was without any protecting bars. The unfortunate man, who was in the early stage of delirium, fell to the ground below, a distance of about 25ft., and sustained a compound fracture of the leg besides internal injuries. He was discovered almost immediately afterwards, and was removed to the surgical side, where his injuries received prompt attention. Taking into consideration, however, the nature of the ailment from which the man was suffering, and the shock to the system consequent upon the injuries resulting from the fall, there is but a remote chance of the patient recovering. At a late hour last night the case appeared to be hopeless.

The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Sat 12 Apr 1879 Page 21 ACCIDENTS AND OFFENCES.

An accident of a somewhat extraordinary nature occurred at the Melbourne Hospital on Wednesday evening, William Swindon, a patient on the medical side of the house, who is suffering from pneumonia, left his bed and escaped from the ward without attracting the attention of any of the nurses. He went to a small apartment immediately adjoining the ward, and succeeded in throwing himself out of a narrow window, which, strange to say, was without any protecting bars. The unfortunate man, who was in the early stage of delirium, fell to the ground below, a distance of about 25ft., and sustained a compound fracture of the leg besides internal injuries. He was discovered almost immediately afterwards, and was removed to the surgical side, where his injuries received prompt attention. Taking into consideration, however, the nature of the ailment from which the man was suffering, and the shock to the system consequent upon the injuries resulting from the fall, there is but a remote chance of the patient recovering. At a late hour last night the case appeared to be hopeless.

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Mon 14 Apr 1879 Page 7 INQUESTS.
INQUESTS.
THE ACCIDENT AT THE MELBOURNE
HOSPITAL.
Dr Youl held an inquest at the Melbourne Hospital on Thursday upon the body of William Swindon, aged 49 years, the patient who threw himself out of a window on Wednesday evening Thomas Henry Swindon, son of deceased, deposed that he last saw his father alive in the hospital on Sunday last, the day after he had been admitted. Deceased was rambling in his mind at times He was a temperate man, and had never attempted to destroy himself. Maria Barnes, attendant Melbourne Hospital, deposed that she had charge of the ward in which deceased had been on the night in question.

There were 27 patients in the room At about half past 9 o'clock on Thursday night deceased got out of bed and went out of the room Witness followed him at once. The window in the bathroom was open Deceased had disappeared. Witness at once went down, and found him lying insensible on the ground beneath the window. Deceased was in the habit of getting up, as his breathing was very bad It was impossible for him to have fallen out of the window. He must have squeezed himself through it. Peter Bruce Bennie, surgical locum tenens, Melbourne Hospital, deposed that deceased was suffering from acute inflammation of the lungs. he had no delirium tremor, and there was no history of drinking. The window out of which deceased threw himself was so small that very few men could possibly get through it. Deceased was sinking fast on the morning of the accident, and would probably have lived about two days. Alexander D Henry, surgeon, Melbourne Hospital, attended deceased after the accident. He never rallied, but died at a quarter past 4 the following morning. The cause of death was pneumonia and shock to the system.

The Jury found that the deceased died from acute inflammation of the lungs, accelerated by throwing himself from a window of the hospital a distance of more than 25ft.

picture William SWINDON [9474]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 15 Apr 1885 - South Melbourne, Vic, Australia 8296,8297
    Christening: 
          Death: 3 Jun 1954 - Cairns, Qld, Australia 8298
         Burial: Jun 1954 - Cairns, Qld, Australia 8299

Events

1. Residence: Ely's Road, 1912, Box Hill, Vic, Australia.

2. Residence: Roselands, 1914-1925, Healesville, Vic, Australia.

3. Residence: Old Belgrave Road, 1925, Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia. occupation Manager but no mention of his wife Rose Amy in the 1925 electoral roll.

4. Residence: Main Road, 1942, Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria, Australia.

5. Residence: 100 Sheridan Street, 1949, Cairns, Qld, Australia. occupation given as accountant.

6. Residence: 396 Severin Street, 1954, Cairns, Qld, Australia. occupation given as accountant.


Parents
         Father: William SWINDON [9472] (1860-1942) 
         Mother: Mary Ellen LATCHFORD [9473] (1862-1933) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Rose Amy BLOOD [9470] (1885 - 1940)
       Marriage: 1908 - , Victoria, Australia 1323
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Rose Amy SWINDON [9491] (1909-1993)
                2. Mary Margaret SWINDON [9486] (1912-1992)
                3. Olive Lucy SWINDON [9490] (1914-1954)
                4. Norman William SWINDON  46 [10010] (1917-2005)

Notes
General:
Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Sat 11 Nov 1911 [Issue No.86] Page 2163
APPOINTMENTS UNDER TREASURY REGULATIONS.
Postmaster-General's Department, State of Victoria.- Authorizing Officer
William Swindon, during the temporary absence on other duties, as from 16th October, 1911, of the Accountant.
<https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/2325>

Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) View title info Sat 30 Dec 1911 [Issue No.97] Page 2394
APPOINTMENTS UNDER TREASURY REGULATIONS.
Department of the Treasury,
Melbourne, 28th December, 1911.
APPOINTMENTS UNDER TREASURY
REGULATIONS.
HIS Excellency the Governor-General, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, has been pleased to approve of the following appointments being made :-
Authorizing Officers.
Postmaster-General's Department, State of Victoria.-
The Accountant, or, in his absence, William Swindon, vice the Accountant, or, in his absence, the Sub Accountant.
<https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/232515710>

Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Sat 25 Jan 1913 [Issue No.4] Page 100
APPOINTMENTS UNDER TREASURY REGULATIONS.
Authorizing Officers.
Postmaster-General's Department, State of Victoria.- The Accountant, or, in his absence, William Jeffrey, vice the Accountant, or, in his absence, William Swindon.
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/232456386

Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian (Vic. : 1900 - 1942) Sat 31 Jul 1920 Page 2
HEALESVILLE SHIRE COUNCIL.
William Swindon. Healesville, applying for registration of premises; Lilydale road, as a factory for manufacturer of fruit cases, etc.-Granted.
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/60193454

The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Sat 13 Aug 1921 Page 11
MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS.
HEALESVILLE (Shire).- Frederick John Barton, *William James Dawborn, Alfred James Mullett, *William Swindon (three wanted),
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/206713560

The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Sat 19 Jan 1924 Page 22
Riverina News.
HEALESVILLE. - To fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Cr. William Swindon. Mr.Alexander Cameron, of Toolangi. was the only candidate nominated.
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/204074809

The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tue 15 Jan 1924 Page 17
COUNTRY NEWS.
HEALESVILLE - Owing to the resignation of Councillor William Swindon from the Healesville Shire Council, an extraordinary election to fill the vacancy will be held on February 2. Nominations will close on January 17
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/1904006

The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Sat 9 Aug 1924 Page 19
MR. CLAPPS SLOGAN
TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE.
Sir,- When Mr. Clapp, Railway Commissioner, visited Upper Fern Tree Gully to-day he was asked by a deputation from the progress association, to provide a fenced-in, pathway from the subway to the main road, to protect pedestrians from the motor traffic, which is considerable, especially at holiday time. His reply was that, if provided, pedestrians would still wander over the road like sheep. If this is so, why not protect the sensible people who use the paths ? If Mr. Clapp was to take a visit and see the danger himself he would see the reasonableness of the request and the necessity of his own slogan, "Safety First." - Yours. &c..
WILLIAM SWINDON,
President Upper Fern Tree Gully Progress Association.
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/203664423

Fern Tree Gully News (Upper Ferntree Gully, Vic. : 1923-1947) Sat 13 Mar 1926 Page 5
SPORTS GROUND FOR UPPER GULLY.
SPORTS GROUND FOR UPPER GULLY.
(To the Editor.)
Sir.- I would like to call attention to the short-sighted policy of the Fern Tree Gully Shire Council. A request from the Upper Fern Tree Gully Progress Association to have an amount of 500 placed on the new loan for a sports ground has been turned down on the grounds of no money being available, and that Upper Gully has a ground at Lower Gully. - ; "This, to my way of thinking, is to the detriment of Upper Gully. When the last loan for sports grounds all over the shire was put through, the Upper Gully Progress Association was in a comatose state, and was left. Since then the association has been rejuvenated, and as a result, a Progress Hall has been built out of money raised by the resident. The site suggested is about a mile from the Lower Gully recreation ground, and will suit Janesleigh Dell residents as well as many who are couple of miles from> the Lower Gully ground, The residents here wish to push ,the place ahead and get cricket clubs from the city to visit here on Saturday afternoons. Should we use the Gully ground, our ladies are forced to walk from a mile to two miles each way to provide afternoon tea for our visitors, as the railway is so far distant from the ground Surely our councillors will see the force of buying ground while it is available, and not have the wrath of later generations poured on their heads for their short-sighted policy. The only available level ground is the suggested site, and if one block is sold that would put a finish, to any idea of a sports ground. The plea of no money available was knocked on the head when later in the meeting a deputation from Upwey was told that decision would be deferred in reply to their request for another 250 to be placed on the same loan, in Order to allow them to purchase a cricket and sports ground. Why definitely turn down Upper Gully and defer Upwye [sic] ? Will our representatives in the council give Upper Gully further consideration
Yours, etc., '
WILLIAM SWINDON,
President Upper Gully Progress Association.
<https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/264096251>

Fern Tree Gully News (Upper Ferntree Gully, Vic. : 1923-1947) Sat 24 Dec 1927 Page 2
No Title
Only a moderate proportion of ratepayers in the Centre riding of the Shire of Fern Tree Gully exercised the franchise in the by election on Thursday to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Cr. Knox. Mr- Arthur Minter was returned by a majority of 40, securing 340 votes to Mr. William Swindon's 300. Polling at the respective booths was as follows:.
Fern Tree Gully--Minter, 153; Swindon, 113.
Belgrave.- Minter, 20; Swindon, 48.
Upwey.-Minter, 29 ; Swindon, 30.
Scoresby;-Swindon, 43. Minter, 44
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/264105081

Fern Tree Gully News (Upper Ferntree Gully, Vic. : 1923-1947) Sat 18 Aug 1928 Page 2
No Title
Announcement , is made in to-day"s "News" of the withdrawal by Mr. William Hermoun of his candidature for the south riding seat in the Fern Tree Gully Shire Council, rendered vacant by the retirement of Cr. R. H Kerr. Notwithstanding that Mr. Hermon was regarded as having excellent prospects of success in the impending contest, he has, after mature deliberation, yielded to other considerations, the main reason being the disability, under the Local Government Act, of fulfilling the dual capacity of a councillor and a contractor for municipal works. During the past 30 years Mr. Hermon has carried out many extensive contracts for roads and bridges under the Fern Tree Gully council and the Country Roads Board, and has long retained the men and plant requisite for such undertakings. A Reciprocal goodwill having for years existed between employer and employed Mr. Hermon is disinclined at present to relinquish those associations and the privilege of undertaking shire works, by assuming administrative capacity in the council chamber. Campaigning in the south riding, is, therefore confined to the return of either Mr. Arthur Elvery or Mr. Josiah Hobbs.
Both candidates are well-known residents, who have actively associated themselves with various local movements, and command a good following.
Mr. Elvery, who is a justice of the peace, narrowly missed election to the council several years ago. Mr Hobbs is a fresh aspirant for municipal to the honors and leads off with solid backing of an energetic organisation in the Lysterfield Progress Association.
Considerable interest is being envinced in the contest in the centre riding between Cr. Arthur Minter and Mr. William Swindon, who were also" the candidates on the occasion of an extraordinary vacancy seven months ago, when the former was returned, by a substantial majority. Cr. Minter is considered by his followers to have consolidated his position, by reason of the time and attention devoted by him to the requirements of all portions of his constituency
On the other hand, supporters of Mr. Swindon are hopeful of increasing the number of votes recorded on the previous occasion sufficiently to gain the seat. Ratepayers of both ridings will, on Thursday next, have the privilege of adjudicating as to the merits of the respective candidates, and may be relied upon to exercise the franchise wisely and well.
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/264104016


The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tue 22 Jan 1929 Page 8
DIMINISHING THE DANGER.
DIMINISHING THE DANGER.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.
Sir-in reply to the letter of Mr Robert O Tucker the A Victorian Bush Fire Association has approached the Minister for forests and asked that a clause be inserted in the proposed Country Bush Fire Bill giving the brigades power to declare blocks adjoining townships which are a danger a fire menace and providing that in the event of the owner not making an effort to remove the menace that the fire brigades have power to deny the land and charge the cost to the owner I can promise Mr Tucker that if this power be given to my association no favour will be shown. My association is officially recognised by the Minister for Forests - YOURS
WILLIAM SWINDON.
President. Victorian Bush Fire Association
Ferntree Gully, Jan. 19.
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/3979304

Fern Tree Gully News (Upper Ferntree Gully, Vic. : 1923-1947) Sat 6 Jul 1929 Page 2
Bush Fire Brigade.
Bush Fire Brigade.
(To the Editor.)
Sir,- I feel impelled to correct a slight misunderstanding in connection with the aim and object of the Victorian Bush Fire Association, as disclosed by your correspondent at Monbulk. The power which is being asked for to clean up and burn rubbish on a person's block is only to be used in the case of a block being proclaimed a fire menace in a township area. Many houses are surrounded by scrub, with debris right up to the walls, which not only endangers the lives of the fire-fighters, but makes it a danger to the surrounding houses. If the insurance companies would work in with the fire brigades and cancel the policy on such places if not cleared, the association would not find it necessary to ask for this power. I presume that the brigades composed of city dwellers refers to the Melbourne Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade. This brigade, though composed of city dwellers, is always ready to place itself under the control of local brigades The officers have publicly stated that they are out to work at all times under the local men, who are conversant with the district and 'the way of checking fires. I might state that the Melbourne Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade did excellent work in the large fire at Mount Charlie, in the Macedon and Clarkefield district, at the end of last summer, and local residents are loud in praise, especially as the work was done gratuitously, and when the local men were almost exhausted.
Yours etc,
WILLIAM SWINDON
President Victorian Bush Fire Brigade
Normanhurst," Upper Fern Tree Gully
ttps://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/264107702

Fern Tree Gully News (Upper Ferntree Gully, Vic. : 1923-1947) Sat 6 Jul 1929 Page 2
No Title
Mr William Swindon, of Upper Ferntree Gully, has had the degree of senior Fellow of the International Corporation of Accountants (S.F. A.I) conferred on him.
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/264107699


Healesville and Yarra Glen Guardian (Vic. : 1900 - 1942) Sat 13 Dec 1930 Page 3
Early Healesville.
Early Healesville.
To the Editor.
Sir,-It is with great interest that I have been following your account of the early doings of Healesville. In your last article you said that the financial aspect troubled the shire in 1901, but you did not know what amount had been borrowed. Perhaps the following may be interesting:-Population, 1350; valuation, 11,114; rate, 1/. in pound; revenue, 2735; number of assessments, 643; number of ratepayers on the rate book, 426; number on the roll, 299 (so that over 40 per cent. had not paid their rates by June 10); amount of loan money, 117/12/-.
Yours, etc.,
- WILLIAM SWINDON,
ex-Councillor, Shire of Healesville.
Upper Fern Tree Gully.
<https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/60437311>

Benalla Standard (Vic. : 1901 - 1931) Fri 6 Nov 1931 Page 1
BUSH FIRE BRIGADES ASSOCIATION
BUSH FIRE BRIGADES ASSOCIATION
Annual Meeting Held
PREVENTIVE MEASURES COMING SUMMER FOR MELBOURNE, Thursday.
(By our Special Reporter).
At the third annual meeting of the Victorian Bush Fires Association on Wednesday the president (Mr. William Swindon) expressed gratification at the fact that the number of brigades was steadily increasing. Districts in the north and north-east of the State were well protected, but parts of the Western district and Eastern Gippsland had few organised brigades, while the Mallee was practically devoid of them. He urged that some effort be made to advise landowners in the unprotected areas of the advantages that organised brigades afforded them, and to induce them to form bushfire brigades. Mr. Swindon stated that the publication of bulletins was continued during the year, and an endeavour was made therein to educate brigades on the scientific aspects of fire-fighting,
Referring to the Bill which it was hoped would soon come before Parliament, giving increased powers and status to bush fire brigades, Mr. Swindon told the meeting that after the passage of the Bill, voluntary effort should be continued as far as possible. It was in the interests of all that the present system should not be interfered with. After considerable discussion, a section of the annual report, stating that it would be advisable for the work of dealing with bush fires to be in the hands of the Country Fire Brigades Board instead of appointing a new board, was deleted. It was decided to appoint a sub-committee, consisting of Messrs Swindon, Witty and Sambell, to watch the interests of the Association when the Bill came before Parliament.
The meeting adopted a resolution submitted by the Oxley Bush Fire Brigade, providing that the main boundaries of brigades be cleared in the winter of timber, both fallen and standing, and also of dead leaves, rubbish, etc., and that insurance companies, shire councils and the Forests Commission be urged to co-operate with the bush fire brigades in this movement. It was also resolved to request the Fire Underwriters' Association to have premiums under fire insurance policies on crops, etc., reduced when the crops were situated within the boundaries of a bush fire brigade. Mr. Sambell moved that the Country Roads Board, the Electricity Commission, and the Education Department be circularised, with requests to issue warnings of the danger of lighting fires in the summer months. This was carried.
Mr. Swindon was re-elected president and Mr. Sambell vice-president. Mr. M. Carver was re-appointed secretary. Mr. J. Campbell was elected treasurer in the place of Mr. A. Sharpe, who had resigned. In response to the request of the Fire Brigades Conference held at Benalla Fire Brigade Hall last week, the "Standard" made special arrangements for reporting the' deputation and annual meeting as above. The report is exclusive to the "Standard."
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Benalla Standard (Vic. : 1901 - 1931) Fri 6 Nov 1931 Page 3
BUSH FIRE MENACE
Board Seeks Wider Powers.
MELBOURNE, Thursday.
(By our Special Reporter).
Representatives of the Victorian Bush Fire Brigades Association waited on the Minister for Forests on Wednesday with a request that a bill which was drafted some time ago to give the Board wider powers be placed before Parliament at the earliest possible date.. In the absence of the Minister (Mr. Williams), who was unable to attend, the deputation was received by Mr. Kiernan, M.L.C.. Mr. Knox, M.L.A., who introduced the deputation, told Mr Kiernan that there were at present more than 226 bush fire brigades operating throughout Victoria. They were very efficient and well organised, but handicapped by the fact that at present they had no legal status. They were unable to go on to private property to burn tire breaks or take any other precautions which might be necessary unless specially permitted by the owners. This year there was every indication that the bush fire menace would be much greater than it had been for a number of years, and it was imperative that all obstacles should be removed from the paths of these organisations, which gave the State such valuable service.
The president of the Association (Mr William Swindon) stressed the fact that the increased powers sought would involve very little expense to the Government. The additional cost would be less than 1500 a year, and this would be repaid many times over by the prevention of fires, which might lay waste land worth thousands of pounds, and endanger many lives. Mr. Swindon pointed out that the body did not want to come under the same Act as that governing the Country Fire Brigades Board.
Mr. L. H. Sambell (North-Eastern District) recalled that the Association was first founded at the request of the former Minister for Forests (Mr Beckett). Mr. Beckett had then made certain promises, and the Association looked to the Government to carry them out. For the protection of the lives and properties of farmers it was essential that the Association should be given wider powers, and this could be brought about only by the speedy passage of the Bill through both Houses of Parliament. Mr. Sambell also referred to the fact that very little additional expense to the Government was involved.
Mr. H. Witty (Melbourne) said that vious [sic] speakers had spoken of the danger to properly and crops which the bush fire menace always presented. A much more serious aspect, in his opinion, was that in 1926 31 people had perished in bush fires. This was a tragedy which might be repeated at any time during the summer, especially after so prolific a season as this one. It was the duty of the Government to give this matter the most earnest consideration, and bring the necessary bill before Parliament at the earliest possible moment.
In reply Mr. Kiernan expressed sympathy with the arguments advanced by speakers, and promised to bring the request before the Minister and before Cabinet. He paid tribute to the fine work done by voluntary brigades in the bush, stating that the service that they had rendered to Victoria was inestimable. Mr. Kiernan added that the creation of a "bush fire consciousness" in the minds of town and country folk alike was probably the most valuable work that the Association had done. The protection of a country's timber was essential. Many country's had become depopulated and eventually gone right off the map owing to the failure of their inhabitants to recognise the necessity for taking care of the timber.
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Fern Tree Gully News (Upper Ferntree Gully, Vic. : 1923-1947) Fri 19 Jan 1934 Page 3
FERN TREE GULLY COURT
Carrier's licence.
Carrier's licence was granted to Edward C. Hewmon, also to William Swindon.
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Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic. : 1869 - 1954) Sat 10 Mar 1934 Page 7
BUSH FIRE BRIGADESBUSH FIRE BRIGADES
The ballot for three representatives of Bush Fire Brigades on the new committee of control, appointed by Parliament last year, was completed recently. and the State Electoral Officer (Mr W. L. Rowe> announced that the candidates elected were: -
Western and North-Western districts
- Mr A. H. McCracken. of Glenorchy and Riachella.
Northern and Central.- Mr William Swindon, of Upper Ferntree Gully.
Eastern and North-Eastern. - Mr I. H. Sambell. of Oxley.
For the three positions, 15 candidates were nominated, and each of the State's 280 Bush Fire . Brigades had one vote.
The new committee will consist, in addition. of three members nominated by the Forests Commission and one nominated by the Country Fire Brigades Board.
Its duties will be to supervise and co ordinate the activities of brigades.
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The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Thu 16 Mar 1939 Page 15
FIRES LIT OPENLY
FIRES LIT OPENLY
For Autumn
Pastures
GRAZIERS BLAMED
In evidence given by him to the Bush Fire Commission yesterday, Sir J. Barrett asserted that he had seen persons deliberately start bush fires in forest areas to obtain autumn feed for their cattle.
Witness said he had yet to see a fire started by a cigarette or glass bottle. He had tried to light a fire by those means without success. Forest fires destroyed animal and plant life - the chief attractions for tourists and a very valuable source of re venue. In Canada, .the tourist industry was the- second most important. In one year alone 770,000 tourists visited the national parks, and each year contributed an enormous sum to revenue.
Visits paid over many years to Victorian forest areas demonstrated to him the deplorable losses due to fires deliberately started by graziers.
The firing method had not achieved the graziers' objective' of obtaining extra feed, but it had ruined valuable timber and destroyed native animals.
Cross-examined, witness said burning off under proper control on private property would not be opposed by him, but indiscriminate burning was to be condemned. If individual grazing were stopped fires could be stopped.
Divided Control.
William Mcllroy, Secretary for Lands, said that in protected areas, although there was divided control between the Lands department and the Forests Commission, no difficulties had arisen. Lands officers were instructed to co-operate with the commission in preventing and extinguishing fires.
Although revenue was derived by his department from grazing leases, it would have no objection to the transfer of such leases to the commission. He had seen a fire started by a cigarette, and another by a glass bottle in his own office.
William Swindon, president of the Victorian Bush Fire Brigades Association, said brigades were first formed in 1926 after the Noojee bush fires. The Government gave no financial support to the brigades, but some assistance was received from insurance companies, the Board of Works arid the Forests Commission.
Central Control.
Investigation Indicated that 98 per cent, of the bush fires were due to care lessness, and of these 75 per cent, were due to burning off to obtain winter feed. The brigades wanted power to take certain measures before the fire season started. He gave Instances of inconvenience due to broadcasting for fire fighters after fires had been extinguished. He advocated a central control in Melbourne.
The commission will sit again on Tuesday next at 10 a.m,
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The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thu 16 Mar 1939 Page 2
Bush Brigades WANT MORE POWER
Bush Brigades I
Greater powers for bush fire brigades to enable them to take preventive measures before the fire season and an annual subsidy by the State to the brigades were 1 advocated yesterday before the Royal Commission on Bush Fires
Among the witnesses yesterday was Sir I James Barrett who said that Victoria would suffer from bush fires so long as! grazing was allotted in forest areas Sir James Barrett said that from his own observations at Apollo Bay Mallacoota Inlet Wilsons Promontory and in the Upper Murray districts and from what he had been told he considered that most fires were started by graziers to get autumn feed for stock When he had once remonstrated with some graziers about burning they had replied If you owned horses you would do it too
No fire should be permitted in water catchments and no domestic animal should be given access there Sir James Barrett said Melbourne had had an experience of water shortage this year and should look to its catchment areas Phillip Island Sir James Barrett continued was now properly awake to the danger of fire It was the last home of the koala and realised what an asset it had In the bears A definite change of forests policy was needed There should be proper instruction in the schools regarding fire dangers
Mr E H E Barber (for the Forests Commission) -Can you suggest anything to stop the recurrence of these fires?
Sir James Barrett So long as you allow grazing in forest areas you will get flies
Lands Department View
Mr W Melloy Secretary for Lands said that there were in Victoria 23,000 000 acres of unalienated Crown lands of which more than 5 000 000 acres were reserved forests About 11000000 acres were controlled by the Forests Commission so far as forest products and flora were concerned
The Lands Department s reading of the Lands Act he said placed upon the Forests Commission the responsibility for fire protection measures In protected areas
Mr G Gowans (assisting the Royal Commission) -Has the Forests Commission accepted that view' Mr Mcllroy-It is the accepted view because the Forests Commission claims that we cannot interfere with any forest products
Has your department and policy of fire protection for lands In its control?
Our officers have been told not to light fires in the proclaimed periods and to co-operate with the forest officers
Mr Barber-You say that the responsibility, for fire protection rests with the Forests Commission and yet you may issue grazing licenses Is not this divided control awkward
Mr McIlroy We are prepared to co-operate
Do you see any grave objection to the transfer of control of grazing licences to issue - NO
Brigades Board Wanted
Mr William Swindon president of the Victorian Bush Fire Brigades Association said that the brigades felt that as they provided the workers the Government and some other authority should provide the equipment The brigades should have a board which should be allowed to submit annual estimates to the Ministry There should be an annual subsidy from the State
Bush fire brigades would like power to be able to take preventive measures before the fire season and legislation to compel the dealing of dirty blocks of land The commission adjourned until 10 a m on Tuesday
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The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Sat 26 Aug 1939 Page 19
Letters to the Editor BUSH FIRE LIGHTING
Sir, - Mr. S. L. Kessell, of Western Australia, stated at the conference of chiefs of the forestry departments that because serious fires could not occur in burnt areas for some years it was necessary to set up some body whose enthusiasm and efficiency would not wane --not some unpaid volunteer organisation.
On behalf of the Victorian Bush Fire Brigades' Association, which numbers nearly 400 brigades, 220 of which are registered by the Bush Fire Brigades' Committee, the individual members numbering 10,684, I protest against the slur cast on these men. They performed meritorious service, and will continue to do so. Where would the forest officers and their assistants have been in the January fires without the help of the volunteer brigades? The only area in which great damage was done where a registered bush fire brigade had been operating was at Warrandyte, and this was only a newly formed brigade, insufficiently equipped. No fire authority appointed will be effective if it is not empowered to take preventive measures for fire suppression before the danger period, and this power my association has been endeavouring to obtain for years without success. As Victoria is one of the worst fire hazards in the world.
I shudder to think of the cost of paying fire-fighters to extinguish fires in Victoria. The Victorian Bush Fire Brigades' Association, with its own accident fund, is unique in the world. Any attempt to destroy the functions of this association will be a loss to the State.
--Yours, &c.,
WILLIAM SWINDON,
President, Victorian Bush Fire Brigades' Association.
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The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Mon 28 Aug 1939 Page 4
"No Slur Intended"
"No slur on the Victorian Bush Five Brigades Association was intended when I referred to the need for a volunteer organisation," said Mr. S. L. Kessell (W.A.) at the conference of Forestry Department chiefs on Saturday. Mr. Kessell said he wished the president of the Victorian organisation (Mr. William Swindon) to know that he was wholeheartedly behind the association's desire to obtain wider powers, particularly for the prevention of fires. "As a conference, we congratulate Victoria on its bush fire brigade organisation," said Mr.Kessell.
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Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Sat 5 Jun 1954 Page 5 Family Notices
FUNERAL NOTICE
The relatives and friends of the LATE. MR. WILLIAM SWINDON, 396 Severin-street, Cairns. loved father of Norman, Rose, Mary and Olive, are respectfully invited to attend his funeral, which will .leave: St. John's Church bf England. Lake-street, Cairns, after a service commencing at 11 o'clock THIS SATURDAY MORNING, en route to the Cairns Cemetery Martyn-street.
The members of the Cairns Choral Society and the members of the Cairns Trotting Club are also invited to attend.
H. M. SVENDSEN PTY. LTD.. Funeral Directors and Embalmers. Phone 2402.

Townsville Daily Bulletin (Qld. : 1907 - 1954) Mon 7 Jun 1954 Page 2 OBITUARY

OBITUARY
Mr. William Swindon, former secretary of the Cairns Choral Society, died in Cairns last week. He was admitted to hospital on April , 23, following a collision in which his bicycle and a utility truck were involved that evening. The late Mr. Swindon had been a resident of Cairns for the past five or six years, and before that, he had lived In the Dandenong ranges in Victoria.

Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Fri 4 Jun 1954 Page 5 OBITUARY MR. WILLIAM SWINDON
OBITUARY

MR. WILLIAM SWINDON
The death occurred in the Cairns Base Hospital early yesterday of Mr. William Swindon, former secretary of the Cairns Choral Society. Mr. Swindon was admitted to the hospital on April 23, following a collision in which his bicycle and a utility truck were involved that evening.

The late Mr. Swindon had been a resident of Cairns for the past five or six years and before that, he had lived in the Dandenong ranges in Victoria.

Although he is believed to have been close to 70 he was an extremely active man and was well known for his interest in many different aspects of the community's life. In addition to his work on behalf of the Choral Society, the late Mr. Swindon was also interested in trotting and was assistant secretary to the re-formed Cairns Trotting Club.

His interest in music extended over many years and at one time, he conducted a church choir in Victoria. Members of the Cairns Choral Society yesterday paid tribute to the manner in which the late Mr. Swindon organised their trip to Mackay and return at the time of the Easter Eisteddfod. The president of the society (Mr. W. T. Uren) said. "Bill did a fine job of organisation and everything went without a hitch."

It was a completely trouble free trip and most of the credit for this went to our late secretary. The conductor (Mr. H.Robins) endorsed his president's remarks and added that the choir would sincerely regret Mr. Swindon's passing. "Not only was he an exceptionally capable officer, but he possessed a bright personality and was able to make friends with all classes of people," Mr. Robins said.

The late Mr. Swindon was not unduly talkative about his private life and little is known beyond the fact that he was a widower and that he is survived by one son and perhaps two daughters, both of whom are believed to live in the south.

picture William SWINDON [9472]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 27 Jun 1860 - Footscray, Vic, Australia 8300,8301
    Christening: 
          Death: 4 Jun 1942 - East Malvern, Vic, Australia 8302,8303
         Burial: 5 Jun 1942 - Melbourne, VIC, Australia 8303

Parents
         Father: William SWINDON [3344] (1831-1879) 
         Mother: Louisa NORTH [9449] (Abt 1827-1867) 3577,3578 

Spouses and Children
1. *Mary Ellen LATCHFORD [9473] (1862 - 20 Oct 1933)
       Marriage: 13 Jun 1883 - Emerald Hill, VIC, Australia 5507,5508
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Elizabeth SWINDON [9484] (1884-1884)
                2. William SWINDON [9474] (1885-1954)
                3. Walter SWINDON [9485] (1887-1955)
                4. George SWINDON [9487] (1889-1890)
                5. Mary Ellen SWINDON  355,356 [9489] (1894-1986)
                6. Leslie SWINDON [9482] (1896-      )
                7. Ruby SWINDON [9488] (1898-1970)

Notes
General:
Williams birth certificate has him registered only as Male Swindon not present. Father William Swindon aged 24 years, waiter born Shoreditch and mother Louisa North 32 years, born St George's in the east. His birthplace is registered as Washington, but is registered with other births in Maidstone and Footscray. I have been unable to find a place name of Washington in Victoria, but presume it was in the Footscray area in 1860. His parents were said to have been married in 1853 at the Parish Church and they were said to have 3 children living and deceased. The informant on this certificate was Louisa Swindon (mother).

William Swindon, Clerk, Bachelor aged 22 of Emerald Hill father William Swindon, mother Louisa North and Mary Ellen Latchford aged 21, Dressmaker of Emerald Hill, father Richard Latchford and mother Elizabeth Hughes, were married by Joseph King, Congregational Minister, at 122 Raglan Street Emerald Hill. The signatures of the witnesses to the wedding are illegible, although the second surname seems to be Fitzgerald. William is said to have been born at Footscray and Mary Ellen at Emerald Hill.

The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Sat 13 Jun 1908 Page 7
Family Notices
SWINDON-LATCHFORD.-(Silver Wedding.)-
On the 13th June, 1883, at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev. J. King, William, second son of the late William Swindon, to Mary Ellen (Dolly), second daughter of Richard Latchford, both of Emerald Hill. Present address, Box Hill.
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The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Fri 5 Jun 1942 Page 2 Family Notices
SWINDON- The Funeral of the late Mr WILLIAM SWINDON will leave Joseph Allison Pty Ltd's parlours 788 Sydney road North Brunswick THIS DAY (Friday) at 3. 30, for the Melbourne Cemetery, Carlton JOSEPH ALLISON PTY LTD North Brunswick FW4126 (2 lines)

On William's death certificate, his father is said to be William Swindon, cook, and his Mother Louisa Swindon, formerly North. His wife is also named as Louisa North, this is clearly an error. He is said to have been married at Emerald Hill at the age of 22 years of age to Louisa North, and he was a widower at the time of his death. Children are named as Elizabeth (Dec), William 57, Walter 55, George (dec), Mary Ellen 48, Leslie 45 and Ruby 44.

picture William Walter SWINDON [9458]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1879 - , Victoria, Australia 8304
    Christening: 
          Death: 1965 - Perth, WA, Australia 8305
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Thomas Henry SWINDON [9450] (1854-1921) 4892 
         Mother: Margaret Amelia HOLLAND [9451] (1855-1887) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Blanche Foster RILEY [9471] (1890 -       )
       Marriage: 1920 - , WA, Australia 7069
         Status: 

Notes
General:
Sunday Times (Perth, WA : 1902 - 1954) Sun 11 Jul 1920 Page 7 WEDDINGS
The marriage of Miss Blanche Forster Riley, youngest -daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Riley, of Pier-street, Perth, to William Walter Swindon, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Swindon, of Box Hill, Victoria, was solemnised at St. George's Cathedral, Perth, on June-26, Minor Canon Patrick officiating. The bride wore a dainty gown of ivory taffeta poppilion silk with crystal beads and silk fringe trimmings, wreath of orange blossoms and veil, and carried a bouquet of white roses and carnations. Miss Myrtle Kewell, of South Perth, as bridesmaid, wore pale shell pink crepe de chine and georgette, with mob cap, and carried a bouquet of pale pink roses and carnations. Mr. G. F. E. Riley, brother of the bride and organist of St Mary's Church, South. Perth, acted as best man.- A reception and wedding breakfast was held at St, Andrew's Hall, Pier-street, at which many friends were present. Musical items and dancing were indulged in up to a fairly late hour. The talented members of the W.A. English Concertina Band (six in all) from the Maylands School for Blind were present as guests all of whom are friends of the bride), and rendered instrumental and vocal items. A large array of costly and useful presents were on view at the residence of the bride's parents.

The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Thu 19 Oct 1939 Page 14 BAYSWATER ACCIDENT.
BAYSWATER ACCIDENT.
William Swindon (59), of May-street, Bayswater, who was admitted to the Perth Hospital after being found injured in Railway-parade, Bayswater, on Tuesday night, will remain in hospital until the results of X-ray photos of his head injuries are known. It was reported that he had said that he did not know what had caused his injury and had assumed that he was struck by a vehicle which did not stop after the accident.


The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Wed 18 Oct 1939 Page 10 MAN FOUND INJURED.
MAN FOUND INJURED.
Suggested Hit-and-Run Accident.
Found lying in the road in a pool of blood, William Swindon (59). of May street, Bayswater, was taken to the Perth Hospital last night by a St. John ambulance for treatment of a possible fracture of the skull. Mr. Swindon. who was found about 9.30 o'clock by a lad returning from night school, said he thought he had been hit by a motor cycle which failed to stop afterwards, but it was also suggested that he had fallen in the road.

The accident happened in Railway parade, Bayswater. about half a mile from his home. He was assisted to walk there, where a doctor examined him and ordered his removal to hospital

picture Esther SWINSTEAD [8996]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *John MATTHEWS [8995] (       -       )
       Marriage: 14 Aug 1806 - Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England 5973
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Elizabeth MATTHEWS [8910] (1812-1887)


picture
Amica Lee SYDES [2441]

      Sex: F

Parents
         Father: Gary Michael SYDES [2434] 
         Mother: Jan Maree TEMPLETON [2429] 


picture
Belinda Maree SYDES [2439]

      Sex: F

Parents
         Father: Gary Michael SYDES [2434] 
         Mother: Jan Maree TEMPLETON [2429] 


picture
Gary Michael SYDES [2434]

      Sex: M

Spouses and Children
1. *Jan Maree TEMPLETON [2429]
       Children:
                1. Belinda Maree SYDES [2439]
                2. Nathan John SYDES [2440]
                3. Amica Lee SYDES [2441]


picture
Nathan John SYDES [2440]

      Sex: M

Parents
         Father: Gary Michael SYDES [2434] 
         Mother: Jan Maree TEMPLETON [2429] 


picture
Janet SYER [5050]

      Sex: F

Spouses and Children
1. *Raymond LEWIS [5041]
       Children:
                1. Michele LEWIS [5051]
                2. Brendon LEWIS [5052]

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