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Douglas WILSON [5990]

      Sex: M

Parents
         Father: Donald Clive WILSON [3425] (1909-1988) 
         Mother: Elsa Jean ERBS [3426] (1914-2013) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Heather [?] [6009] (       -       )
       Marriage: 
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Amy WILSON [6010]


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Dreina Fairy WILSON [5976]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1897 - Greensborough, Vic, Australia 1742
    Christening: 
          Death: 30 Dec 1897 - Greensborough, Vic, Australia 1742
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: William WILSON [3467] (1865-1926) 
         Mother: Sarah Emily HEWITT [3509] (1870-1949) 


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Edna Adelaide Myrtle WILSON [9185]



      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 5 Mar 1917 - , Victoria, Australia
    Christening: 
          Death: 13 Sep 2017 - , NSW, Australia 3953,7916
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Herbert Leslie WILSON [9181] (1894-1972) 
         Mother: Ethel Gertrude ROSE [9183] (1883-1944) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Bert Clifford GROSSER [9190] (9 Mar 1919 - 13 Aug 2009)
       Marriage: 23 Dec 1943 - Millicent, SA, Australia
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Lynton Wilson GROSSER [12701] (1945-1945)
                2. Nerelle Lorna GROSSER [9192]
                3. Gavan Herbert GROSSER [9191]

Notes
General:
Australasian Record, Warburton, Victoria, 14 February 1944, Vol 48, No. 7

GROSSER - WILSON. - Millicent S.A., prettily adorned for the occasion, packed by many relatives and on December 23, 1943, when Edna supported by her father, our Brother Herbert Wilson of Diamond walked up the aisle to meet Clifford Grosser, and before the altar exchanged the vows that them one. The union of this couple two esteemed families who have the cause of God for many years.

Our prayer is that as Brother Grosser his bride back to Murray Bridge to with him the joys and privileges of evangelist, God will bless their united and their ministry.
N. A. Ferris. \lang1033

picture Edward WILSON [3332]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1731 - , , England
    Christening: 18 Apr 1731 - Langley, Essex, England
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Edward WILSON [3334] (1705-1783) 81 
         Mother: Elizabeth TURNER [3335] (      -      ) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Maria [?] [3333] (       -       )
       Marriage: Abt 1755
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. John WILSON  81 [3330] (1756-1831)
                2. Anne WILSON [3608] (      -      )
                3. Robert WILSON [3609] (      -      )
                4. Joseph WILSON [3610] (      -      )
                5. James WILSON [3611] (      -      )
                6. Sarah WILSON [3612] (      -      )


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Edward WILSON [3334]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 14 Feb 1705 - , , England
    Christening: 
          Death: 14 Feb 1783 - , , England
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Robert WILSON [3336] (1682-      ) 81 
         Mother: Elizabeth FOX [3337] (      -      ) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Elizabeth TURNER [3335] (       -       )
       Marriage: 4 Mar 1727 - , , England
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Elizabeth WILSON [3618] (      -      )
                2. John WILSON [3619] (      -      )
                3. Anne WILSON [3620] (      -1742)
                4. Robert WILSON [3621] (      -      )
                5. Edward WILSON  81 [3332] (1731-      )
                6. Joseph WILSON [3622] (1737-      )
                7. Thomas WILSON [3623] (1742-1746)
                8. Mary WILSON [3624] (      -      )

Notes
General:
had 10 children.

picture Edward Colin WILSON [11903]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1891 - Melbourne, VIC, Australia 6993
    Christening: 
          Death: Jul 1918 - , , France 6993
         Burial: in Vignacourt British Cemetery 6993

Parents
         Father: John WILSON [3477] (1859-1929) 
         Mother: Jessie SINCLAIR [6093] (1861-1948) 


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Edward James WILSON [7225]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 19 Dec 1922 4852
    Christening: 
          Death: 1 Aug 1988
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Job Jeffrey WILSON [3413] (1896-1968) 
         Mother: Annie Bell PERRY [3414] (1897-1964) 


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Eleanor WILSON [5122]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *Ernest LEWIS [4971] (19 Dec 1912 - 11 Aug 1991)
       Marriage: 5 Jun 1937 2769
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Ian LEWIS [5120]
                2. Heather Dawn LEWIS [5121]


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Elizabeth WILSON [3478]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 29 Apr 1830 - Langley, Essex, England
    Christening: 
          Death: 23 May 1890 - Diamond Creek, Vic, Australia 7917
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: John WILSON [1321] (1795-1875) 81,255 
         Mother: Martha BURGESS [1322] (1800-1864) 

Spouses and Children
1. *William Wandless HERBERT [3479] (1812 - 1876)
       Marriage: 11 Aug 1854 - Melbourne, VIC, Australia 4246
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. John HERBERT  301 [11493] (1854-      )
                2. Martha HERBERT  301 [11494] (1857-      )
                3. Anna Shiell HERBERT  301 [11495] (1859-      )
                4. Elizabeth HERBERT [11476] (1860-1946)
                5. William Wandless HERBERT [9165] (1863-1930)
                6. Isabella Wandless HERBERT  301 [11496] (1863-      )
                7. Andrew Burgess HERBERT  301 [11497] (1867-1941)
                8. George Thomas HERBERT  301 [11498] (1869-1935)

Notes
General:
8 children.

picture Elizabeth WILSON [3618]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Edward WILSON [3334] (1705-1783) 81 
         Mother: Elizabeth TURNER [3335] (      -      ) 


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Elizabeth WILSON [11502]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: Abt 1857 - Yarra Glen, Vic, Australia 789
    Christening: 
          Death: 20 Dec 1941 - Werribee, Vic, Australia 789
         Burial: 21 Dec 1941 - Werribee, Vic, Australia 789

Parents
         Father: John Burgess WILSON [3480] (1833-1903) 
         Mother: Christina McPHERSON [3481] (      -      ) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Alfred John LOWMAN [11823] (1851 - 17 Jul 1927) 5232 
       Marriage: 6 Jun 1877 - , Victoria, Australia 5232
         Status: 


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Elsie WILSON [3404]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1886 - Diamond Creek, Vic, Australia
    Christening: 
          Death: 1909 - Tgalla, Vic, Australia 7918
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Job WILSON [1270] (1861-1946) 81 
         Mother: Annie HEWITT [1269] (1866-1929) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Walter Sydney WILSON [3405] (1884 -       )
       Marriage: 3 Sep 1907 - , Victoria, Australia 7919
         Status: 

Notes
General:
The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 24 September 1907 Page 1
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/10149472
WILSON-WILSON. -On the 3rd September, at Wesley Church, Melbourne, by the Rev. John Nall, Walter Sydney, fourth son of T. H. Wilson, Esq., "Fernside," Eskdale, to Elsie, eldest daughter of Job Wilson, Esq., "Glen Norman, Willow-grove, Gippsland.

picture Emily WILSON [12283]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 6 Mar 1886 - Langley, Essex, England
    Christening: 
          Death: 1984 - , , England
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Charles WILSON [12281] (1857-1942) 
         Mother: Celia ABRAHAMS [12282] (1863-1947) 

Spouses and Children
1. *William Thomas HARRIS [12284] (1881 - 1944)
       Marriage: 
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Albert Arthur HARRIS [12285] (1922-2011)

Notes
General:
1 Ivy Lilian Harris 1909-1995
2 William G Harris 1912-
3 Irene C Harris 1917-
4 Frederick Harris 1919-
5 Albert Arthur Harris 1922-2011

picture Emily Ann WILSON [5498]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1872 - Thetford, Norfolk, England
    Christening: 
          Death: 1946
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *William James BARNES [5497] (Dec Q 1866 - 1911) 66 
       Marriage: 
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Walter BARNES [5499] (Abt 1894-      )
                2. Jessie BARNES [5500] (Abt 1897-      )
                3. Leonard William BARNES [5495] (1899-1962)
                4. Edward Wilson BARNES [5501] (Abt 1902-      )
                5. Lewis Stanley BARNES [5502] (Abt 1907-      )


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Emma Rosamond WILSON [11124]

      Sex: F
AKA: Pearl WILSON
Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1891 - Diamond Creek, Vic, Australia
    Christening: 
          Death: 1960 - Heidelberg, Vic, Australia
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Ezra WILSON [3469] (1866-1937) 
         Mother: Winifred Mary GOWDIE [3470] (1870-1928) 

Spouses and Children
1. *William BROOKS [11125] (1888 - 1966)
       Marriage: 1916
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Allan Douglas BROOKS [11126]


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Eric Leslie Gordon WILSON [3261]



      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 6 Mar 1932 - Trafalgar, Vic, Australia
    Christening: 
          Death: 7 Jul 2018 - Leongatha, Vic, Australia 7920
         Burial: 12 Jul 2018 - Leongatha, Vic, Australia 7920

Parents
         Father: Frederick Abel WILSON [1266] (1884-1964) 
         Mother: Sylvia Pearl Victoria ROBINS [1265] (1891-1985) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Ann DEN BROCK [3262]
       Children:
                1. Geoffrey WILSON [3263]
                2. Debra WILSON [3268]
                3. Leonie WILSON [3269]

Notes
General:
Gippsland Times 1960
Wilson - Den Brok
The wedding took place on July 16 at Meeniyan, of Anne, elder daughter of Mr and Mrs Den Brok, of Boag Rd., Stoney Creek, and formerly of Holland, to Eric Leslie Gordong, youngest son of Mr and Mrs F A Wilson of 272 Somerville Rd., West Footscray, and formerly of Trafalgar.

The bride (who was unattended) wore a blue-grey suit with pink accessories, and later added a taupe overcoat for travelling.

A small number of relatives and friends gathered at the bridges parents for the breakfast.

The happy couple will make their future home at Mirboon North.

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https://www.handleyfuneralservices.com.au/funeral-notices/notice/wilson-eric-leslie-gordon

WILSON, Eric Leslie Gordon

Born on March 6, 1932. Passed away July 7, 2018.
Much loved husband of Anne for nearly 58 years.
Beloved Father and father in law of Geoff and Leanne, Deb, Leonie and Ken.
Adored Grandpa to his seven grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.
Many thanks to the staff at Koorooman House for their kind care and attention.
Sadly missed and always in our hearts.

Funeral Notice
July 12, 2018 - 1:00pm
Handley Funeral Services Leongatha Chapel corner South Gippsland Highway and Bellingham Street, Leongatha

The Funeral Service to Celebrate the Life of Mr. Eric Leslie Gordon Wilson will be held in our Chapel, corner of South Gippsland Highway and Bellingham Street, Leongatha, on THURSDAY (July 12, 2018) commencing at 1:00pm. The Funeral will leave at the conclusion of the Service for the Leongatha Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Koorooman House, Leongatha. Envelopes will be available at the Service.

picture Erick Lindsay WILSON [11517]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1907 - Diamond Creek, Vic, Australia 3126
    Christening: 
          Death: 1975 - Moorabbin, Vic, Australia 3126
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Reuben WILSON [3471] (1868-1943) 
         Mother: Margaret DREW [3472] (1867-      ) 


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Ernest John WILSON [6095]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1885 - Melbourne, VIC, Australia 3536
    Christening: 
          Death: 1961 - Watsonia, Vic, Australia 3536
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: John WILSON [3477] (1859-1929) 
         Mother: Jessie SINCLAIR [6093] (1861-1948) 


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Esmie WILSON [9829]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1881 - Mitt, Victoria, Australia 735
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Thomas Henry WILSON [7848] (      -      ) 
         Mother: Ann Matilda BARR [7849] (      -      ) 


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Ethel Annie Irene WILSON [11905]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1901 - Queenstown, Victoria, Australia 6993
    Christening: 
          Death: 1 Jan 1989 - , , Australia 7921
         Burial: in Preston, Vic, Australia 7921

Parents
         Father: John WILSON [3477] (1859-1929) 
         Mother: Jessie SINCLAIR [6093] (1861-1948) 


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Ethel Annie May WILSON [6096]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1887 - Brunswick, Vic, Australia 3536
    Christening: 
          Death: 23 Dec 1890 - Brunswick, Vic, Australia 3536
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: John WILSON [3477] (1859-1929) 
         Mother: Jessie SINCLAIR [6093] (1861-1948) 


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Eva Annie WILSON [3415]



      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1897 - Diamond Creek, Vic, Australia 7922
    Christening: 
          Death: 4 Oct 1968 - Traralgon, Victoria, Australia 1606,7923
      Cremation: 7 Oct 1968 - Springvale Crematorium, Springvale, Victoria, Australia 1606

Parents
         Father: Job WILSON [1270] (1861-1946) 81 
         Mother: Annie HEWITT [1269] (1866-1929) 

Spouses and Children
1. Thomas Henry GIBSON [3416] (1890 - 1953)
       Marriage: 1918 - , Victoria, Australia 3726
         Status: 

2. William RILEY [3407] (1882 - 1951)
    Partnership: 
         Status: No evidence this couple married
       Children:
                1. James Robert GIBSON  1606 [12233] (1925-2017) (biologial child of one parent)

3. *UNKNOWN [12807]
       Children:
                1. James Robert GIBSON  1606 [12233] (1925-2017)

4. UNKNOWN 2 [12808]
       Children:
                1. Albert Ronald GIBSON  1606 [12234] (1930-2020)

5. John James CASBOLT [7208] (1885 - 14 Aug 1968)
       Marriage: 1957 - , Victoria, Australia 1613
         Status: 


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Eva U WILSON [7006]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1885 - Hay, NSW, Australia 193
    Christening: 
          Death: 1915 - Lockhart, NSW, Australia 193
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *Albert Edward LLOYD [7003] (1885 - 1966)
       Marriage: 1907 - Urana, NSW, Australia 5126
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Constance Evelyn LLOYD [7007] (1908-2010)
                2. Dougald John LLOYD [7008] (1909-1946)
                3. Albert LLOYD  5122 [9754] (1911-1985)


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Ezra WILSON [3469]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1866 - Greensborough, Vic, Australia 7924
    Christening: 
          Death: 1937 - Diamond Creek, Vic, Australia 7925
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: William WILSON [1305] (1827-1897) 
         Mother: Rosamond GODBER [1304] (1837-1878) 81,697 

Spouses and Children
1. *Winifred Mary GOWDIE [3470] (1870 - 1928)
       Marriage: 1891
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Emma Rosamond WILSON [11124] (1891-1960)

Notes
General:
1 Emma Rosamond (Pearl) Wilson 1891 - 1960
2 Ivy Wilson 1893 - 1944
3 Ezra Claude Wilson 1904 - 1982
4 Ella Ruth Wilson 1908 - 1959

picture Francis Harold WILSON [6959]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1910 868
    Christening: 
          Death: 9 May 1976 - Portland, Vic, Australia 7926
         Burial: 

Events

Alt. Birth: 10 Jan 1910, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.


Parents
         Father: Robert John WILSON [6947] (      -      ) 
         Mother: Catherine Gladys May BEST [6932] (1890-1956) 


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Freda Georgina WILSON [11515]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1900 - Diamond Creek, Vic, Australia 3126
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Reuben WILSON [3471] (1868-1943) 
         Mother: Margaret DREW [3472] (1867-      ) 


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Frederick Abel WILSON [1266]



      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 4 Oct 1884 - Diamond Creek, Vic, Australia 7927,7928
    Christening: 
          Death: 29 Jan 1964 - Glenhuntly, Vic, Australia 7929,7930
      Cremation: 31 Jan 1964 - Altona, Vic, Australia

Events

Occupation: Farmer, 1909.

Residence: 1909, Trafalgar, Vic, Australia.

Occupation: farmer, 1914.

Residence: 1914, Willow Grove, Vic, Australia.

Occupation: labourer, 1919-1937.

Residence: Trafalgar, 1919-1937, Trafalgar, Vic, Australia.

Occupation: machinist, 1942-1963.

Residence: 272 Somerville Road, 1942-1963, Yarraville, Vic, Australia.


Parents
         Father: Job WILSON [1270] (1861-1946) 81 
         Mother: Annie HEWITT [1269] (1866-1929) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Sylvia Pearl Victoria ROBINS [1265] (14 Sep 1891 - 30 Jan 1985)
       Marriage: 26 Jun 1912 - Willow Grove, Vic, Australia 6591,6592
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Bessie Eva Lillian WILSON  6593 [3295] (1913-1953)
                2. Gladys Elsie WILSON [243] (1916-2006)
                3. Harry Allenby WILSON [3241] (1918-2013)
                4. Leila Myrtle WILSON [3244] (1921-1991)
                5. Ruby Jean WILSON [3248] (1923-1925)
                6. Doris Irene WILSON [3249] (1925-1995)
                7. Kenneth Frederick WILSON [3254] (1928-2018)
                8. Eric Leslie Gordon WILSON [3261] (1932-2018)

Notes
General:
Frederick's occupation was butcher.

He was cremated and his ashes interred with his daughter Ruby at the Trafalgar Cemetery.

Morwell Advertiser, 14 February 1934 page 3
When Mr Fred Wilson, of Trafalgar, Slipped under a heavy cart laden with meat, the horse pulled the load, weighing half a ton, over his chest and neck. Mr Wilson suffered broken ribs and a bruised shoulder.

picture Frederick Roy WILSON [11085]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1894 - Diamond Creek, Vic, Australia
    Christening: 
          Death: 1973 - , SA, Australia
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Reuben WILSON [3471] (1868-1943) 
         Mother: Margaret DREW [3472] (1867-      ) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Myrtle Irene STEWART [11086]
       Children:
                1. Myrtle Irene WILSON [11087] (1926-2008)


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Geoffrey WILSON [3263]

      Sex: M

Parents
         Father: Eric Leslie Gordon WILSON [3261] (1932-2018) 
         Mother: Ann DEN BROCK [3262] 

Spouses and Children
1. *Leanne HIRIART [3264]
       Children:
                1. Dale WILSON [3265]
                2. Kate WILSON [3266] (1987-2017)
                3. Jarred WILSON [3267]


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George WILSON [5537]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1807 - Haddington, East Lothian, Scotland 66
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Spouses and Children
1. *Mary MILNE [5538] (6 Apr 1805 -       )
       Marriage: 
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Anthony Cruickshank WILSON [5535] (1841-Abt 1894)


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George T WILSON [7611]

      Sex: M

Spouses and Children
1. *Joyce Kathleen CROOT [7609] (13 Feb 1928 - Feb 2003)
       Marriage: 
         Status: 


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Gertrude Anne WILSON [7226]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1920
    Christening: 
          Death: 1990 4852
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Job Jeffrey WILSON [3413] (1896-1968) 
         Mother: Annie Bell PERRY [3414] (1897-1964) 


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Gladys Elsie WILSON [243]



      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 23 Jan 1916 - Coalville, Vic, Australia 7931
    Christening: 
          Death: 2 Oct 2006 - Wonthaggi, Vic, Australia 7932
         Burial: 6 Oct 2006 - Bunyip, Vic, Australia 7933

Events

Residence: 76 McBride Avenue, 1998-2002, Wonthaggi, Vic, Australia.

Residence: Seahaven Aged Care, 2002, Inverloch, Vic, Australia.

Residence: Armitage House, Wonthaggi Hospital, 2003-2006, Wonthaggi, Vic, Australia.


Parents
         Father: Frederick Abel WILSON [1266] (1884-1964) 
         Mother: Sylvia Pearl Victoria ROBINS [1265] (1891-1985) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Harold William Slater BONHAM [244] (4 Sep 1912 - 4 Jul 2002) 1195,1196,1197 
       Marriage: 7 Nov 1936 - Trafalgar, Vic, Australia 1202
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Nancye June BONHAM [185]
                2. Lola BONHAM [2109]
                3. Maxwell Robert BONHAM [2108]
                4. Valerie Joy BONHAM [2110] (1945-2015)

Notes
General:
Gladys lived at Trafalgar until March 1940 and then as per her husband's movements thereafter. She never seemed to mind the constant shifting around.

Family lore states that Gladys and Harold's wedding did not quite go to plan. On the day they were to marry, the Ministers car broke down and he was unable to get to the church to marry them. Wedding photos were taken as everyone was in their wedding gear, but the wedding did not actually take place until the following day. The bridesmaid was Lorna Rodda and the best man was ???? Mick or Mark O'Shea. It is understood that the best man was not able to be present on the actual wedding day due to a previous commitment and Charlie Wallis may have stepped in .

Newspaper article from Paper Unknown 1936 (discovered in a box in September 2022 by Coral J Jones)
Bonham-Wilson
The wedding took place at the Methodist Church, Trafalgar on 7th inst., of Gladys Elsie, second daughter of Mr and Mrs F Wilson, Trafalgar, and Harold William, only child of Mr and Mrs John Bonham of Inglewood and Broadmeadows.

The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a gown of her own design, made of white colette, with a full skirt. It had long sleeves shirred at the shoulder and cuffs and was finished at the neck with orange blossom and diamente initials. She wore a coronet of orange blossom and a tulle veil (lent by the brides aunt, Mrs D Wilson), ad she carried a bouquet of white and pale pink roses and maiden hair fern.

The bridesmaid, Miss Lorna Rodda, was attired in a frock of white marocain, patterned in autumn tones and finished at the neck with a posy of matching flowers. She wore a large picture hat to match, and carried a bouquet of autumn tinted flowers.

The duties of the best man were carried out by Mr Charlie Wallis of Moe.

After the ceremony, a wedding breakfast was held at the home of the bride's parents.

Among those present were the bride's grand-father, Mr Job Wilson, and her grand-mother Mrs Robins, of Erica. The bridegroom's mother was also present.

Included in the numerous and useful presents received by the couple was a leather bound bible presented by the officiating clergyman, Rev. D Monkhouse.

.......................


She was extremely accomplished at many types of handiwork, particularly, knitting, crochet, embroidery and smocking. She would experiment with many types of handiwork. In later life she turned her hand to painting of many kinds. As her eyesight began to fail she had to stop doing much of the finer work that she had previously done.

She was known as Grandma or Nanna to her grandchildren.

picture Gladys Margaret WILSON [9198]

      Sex: F

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1915
    Christening: 
          Death: 1928
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Benjamin WILSON [9177] (1880-1960) 
         Mother: Jeanett ROSS [9196] (1882-1934) 


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Harry Allenby WILSON [3241]



      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 24 Mar 1918 - Maffra, Vic, Australia
    Christening: 
          Death: 7 May 2013 - Mirboo North, Vic, Australia
         Burial: 18 May 2013 - Trafalgar, Vic, Australia

Events

Residence: Contingent Street, 1943, Trafalgar, Vic, Australia.

Residence: 17 Salisbury Street, 1949-1954, Yarraville, Vic, Australia.

Residence: 1963, Hedley, Vic, Australia.

Residence: McPhaills Road, 1968-1972, Hedley, Vic, Australia.

Residence: Bolgers Road, 1977, Devon North, Vic, Australia.

Residence: Nightingale Street, 1980, Yarram, Vic, Australia.

Residence: Grand Ridge Nursing Home, Jan 2013, Mirboo North, Vic, Australia.

Obituary: Herald Sun Newspaper, 11 May 2013, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

Military: World War 2 service number VX46049.


Parents
         Father: Frederick Abel WILSON [1266] (1884-1964) 
         Mother: Sylvia Pearl Victoria ROBINS [1265] (1891-1985) 

Spouses and Children
1. Violet Elizabeth TAYLOR [3242] (1917 - 1983)
       Marriage: 1944 - , Victoria, Australia 7581
         Status: Divorced

2. *Alyda Gezina Hendrika VAN DER SLEEN [3243] (4 Dec 1917 - 9 Feb 2013)
       Marriage: 4 Mar 1978 - Yarram, Vic, Australia
         Status: 

Notes
General:
Harry was a very nice little baby and won a baby competition. As a boy the family moved to Mount Speed near Trafalgar.

Later the whole family and the house were moved into Trafalgar and the small three bedroom home now housed two families, his elder sister Gladys and her family were living with them as well. Due to limited space the story has it, that Harry used the bathtub for his bed. During his young adult years, Harry played for Trafalgar local footy club.

Harry used to have a pony called Little Bob to round up the cattle at work. Little Bob preferred to play rather than work which always used to frustrate Harry.

In WW2, Harry wanted to do his army service so he joined the army at age 23 (1941). At Army camp, he and a lot of his army mates got food poisoning from the copper pots they cooked in, and didn't end up going to war. Harry served in World War 2 - WILSON HARRY ALLENBY : Service Number - VX46049 : Date of birth - 24 Mar 1918 : Place of birth - MAFFRA VIC : Place of enlistment - CAULFIELD VIC : Next of Kin - WILSON FREDERICK.

After he was discharged he took up work with his father as a slaughterman at the Trafalgar slaughter yard.

Probably about 1942, the family moved to Somerville Rd in Kingsville to find more work opportunities.

In 1944, Harry married his first wife Violet and they built a house together possibly at 17 Salisbury Street, Yarraville in Melbourne.

Harry often visited his sister Gladys and her family when they lived at Jindivick and shot rabbit, quail and kangaroo. He enjoyed riding motorbikes and had an accident in Melbourne, with a bus which caused him to be out of work for a while. His jaw was wired shut after the accident and he had to be fed through a straw.

After the war, while living in Port Melbourne, Harry tried to teach his nieces and nephew how to swim.

Harry enjoyed travelling and in 1954, after the break up of his first marriage, Harry purchased an around the world ticket and travelled by ship to Europe for first time on his own, visiting London, Rome, Holland, France, Scotland, Ireland as well as New York and Chicago. The first part of the ship's journey from Australia to Rome took 3 to 4 weeks by sea. While overseas, he was always in search of family members he had never met.

Harry and Violet divorced in the early 1960's, possibly about 1962. It appears that Harry may not have been contactable during the divorce proceedings and his mother was subpoenaed to appear at the divorce proceedings.

Harry loved and owned cats throughout his life. He always took in strays and used to bring meat home for the cats and the family from work.

Around the mid-1950s, Harry and his brother Ken rented a farmhouse on the farm next door while building a 3 bedroom shack on the bush block brought by Harry in Carrajung Lower with nephew Max Bonham. Harry drove every 2 to 3 weekends in his Chrysler ute from Melbourne to Carrajung Lower until the shack was built.

While living with his brothers, Ken and Eric, their niece Nancy Bonham was married in 1957. The three brothers brought Nancye a wedding gift but made sure the appliance was well run in before Nancye received the gift. This gift was an electric frypan.

Harry eventually sold the bush block and moved to Hedley with Ken to a share farm. Harry continued to work part-time as a slaughterman for a local butcher in Foster and travelled all over South Gippsland region as well as working on the dairy farm.

In the mid 1960s, Harry and Ken brought a farm together on Billy Creek Road in Stacey's Bridge. In the 1970s they lost the farm to the Federal Government and drought. Harry moved to Devon North in the mid 1970's and worked for the Shire of Alberton until his retirement.

Harry attended Yarram church services and participated in many church events, and in 1970, Harry met Ada, a widow with four children. On the 4th of March 1978, Harry married Ada and moved a Yallourn house to Yarram where they lived for the rest of their years. Gert, Ada's eldest son would regularly spend time on projects with Harry which included the building of two sheds.

Harry loved to tinker in his large shed. He also enjoyed collecting things and regularly visited the "free local supermarket" otherwise known as the local tip, in his ute. The tip also provided the parts for 2 bikes which he made with Ken for Ken's two daughters. He was very resourceful and loved to use the welder. Eventually the local tip changed to a transfer station where items had to be paid for, which made Harry most unhappy. Trash and Treasure was another favourite place to visit while visiting family in Footscray Melbourne.

In 1979, Harry and Ada and two of Ada's children, Helen and Ria went over on a working holiday for a few weeks in England and in 1985 they visited Holland and Ireland together.
Ada and Harry would be the support crew for many cycling trips with Ada's family. These bike rides took them to Hall's Gap, across Gippsland, as well as Tasmania and New Zealand, which Harry thoroughly enjoyed.

Harry and Ada, by this time, well into their 80's, purchased a camper van for their annual camping trip with Ada's family. They also visited Corowa, NSW on a number of occasions where Harry's younger brother Eric and his wife ran a motel.

Visits to Ada's children, Gert and Janet on a Sunday afternoon often lead into tea. Harry and Ada enjoyed a game of cribbage and cards, particularly euca.

Harry enjoyed his food and loved to eat. Throughout their marriage, before every meal Harry and Ada would traditionally hold hands, say a prayer and give each other a loving peck before eating. In the last 4 or 5 years, Harry took on the role as head chef in the Wilson household and regularly cooked three meals a day for Ada. Once Ada went into Crossley House, Harry visited her every day to show the deep love and care that he had for her over their 35 years of marriage.

After Ada's death Harry's health deteriorated and Harry moved into the Grand Ridge Aged Care Facility in Mirboo North, where he had many visits from friends and family and celebrated his 95th birthday before he passed away peacefully on Tuesday 7th May.

Harry's wife, Ada.............................
Ada was born in Holland. Her father was a school teacher but he was killed in an accident when Ada was 12 years old. The family then moved to Amsterdam and Ada graduated as a teacher. WW2 started two years after her graduation.

Ada married her first husband Henk Schepers. Henk was a carpenter and the couple decided to emigrate to Australia, but this took some time and their first two children were born in Holland. By the time Henk and Ada made it to Australia, 4 of Henk's brothers and 2 of his sisters had already arrived in Australia.

When they first arrived in Australia Henk and Ada lived at The Gurdies. They lived for a short time at Mincha in Northern Victoria, then they went to a wheat farm at Woorak. After 2.5 years at Woorak, they returned to Lang Lang and Koo Wee Rup area where Henk and his brother set up a building business.

In 1965 the family moved to Won Wron where Henk passed away in 1976.

Ada and her first husband Henk had 4 children, Gert, Arian, Helen and Ria.

Ada met Harry Wilson at Church in Yarram about 1970 and they married in 1978.

A funeral service was held for Ada at the Yarram Community Church, 122 Commercial Road, Yarram. She was privately cremated following this service.

Melbourne Herald Sun 11 May 2013
The Funeral of Mr Harry Allenby Wilson will leave Yarram Community Church, 122 Commercial Rd., Yarram, after a service commencing at 11.00 a.m. on Saturday (May 18 2013) for the Trafalgar Cemetery. Yarram Gippsland Funeral Services

picture Herbert Allan WILSON [8731]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: Abt 1922 - Traralgon, Victoria, Australia
    Christening: 
          Death: 2009 - Leongatha, Vic, Australia
         Burial: 

Events

Obituary: Herald Sun Newspaper, 20 Oct 2009, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.


Parents
         Father: Allan Stanley WILSON [5973] (1893-1964) 4308 
         Mother: Charlotte Rhoda MISSEN [8728] (Abt 1892-1967) 

Spouses and Children
       Children:
                1. Julie WILSON [11094]

Notes
General:
WILSON. - Herbert Alan (Herb) Passed away at Koorooman House, Leongatha on Oct. 17, 2009. Aged 86 years. Late of Leongatha, formerly of Yarram. Dearly loved father of Julie, Bruce, Diana, Stuart and Charles. Much loved Pa of Ellie, Rebecca, Luke, Anika and Cassius. Always in our hearts
Obituaries
Published in Herald Sun on 20/10/2009
- See more at: http://tributes.heraldsun.com.au/archivenotice/2821128/

WILSON. - The Funeral Service for Mr Herbert Alan (Herb) Wilson will be held at the Salvation Army Chapel, South Gippsland Hwy, Leongatha (please use the Shingler St entrance) on THURSDAY (Oct. 22) commencing at 1.30 p. m. After refreshments, the Funeral will depart for the Yarram Lawn Cemetery. No Flowers by request please, donations in lieu may be made to the Salvation Army. Envelopes will be available at the Service.
Funerals
Published in Herald Sun on 20/10/2009
- See more at: http://tributes.heraldsun.com.au/archivenotice/2820217/

picture Herbert James WILSON [9391]

      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 6 Apr 1890 - Fitzroy, Vic, Australia 7905
    Christening: 
          Death: 1973 7905
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: Charles George Henry WILSON [9752] (1859-1921) 7905 
         Mother: Mary Veronica YATES [9753] (1861-1951) 7905 

Spouses and Children
1. *Olive Irene TILLOTSON [6252] (1895 - 1975) 4853 
       Marriage: 1912 - , Victoria, Australia 7659
         Status: 


picture
Herbert Leslie WILSON [9181]



      Sex: M

Individual Information
     Birth Date: 1894 - , Victoria, Australia
    Christening: 
          Death: 24 Jul 1972 - , Victoria, Australia
         Burial: 

Parents
         Father: John WILSON [9172] (1867-1915) 
         Mother: Sarah Jane HARRINGTON [9180] (1871-1960) 

Spouses and Children
1. *Ethel Gertrude ROSE [9183] (1883 - 1944)
       Marriage: 1916 - , Victoria, Australia
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Edna Adelaide Myrtle WILSON [9185] (1917-2017)
                2. Lorna Jessie May WILSON [9184] (1918-2012)


picture
Holly Crystal WILSON [12342]

      Sex: F

Parents
         Father: WILSON [12341] 
         Mother: Debbie CONSIDINE [12338] 


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Howard Christopher WILSON [9061]

      Sex: M

Parents
         Father: Jeffrey Job WILSON [7224] (1919-1986) 
         Mother: Hannah Maria HOWARD [7246] (1913-1973) 

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