Our next meeting is at 7:30pm on 14 March, 2019 at Mount Duneed Hall, 40 Mount Duneed Road, Mount Duneed.
In 1902 the sailing vessel, Inverlochy, was headed for Port Phillip Bay when it struck a reef near Anglesea. Susan Clarke will tell the story of the rescue from and the salvage of the wreck.
Brodie Collection, La Trobe Picture Collection
State Library of Victoria
Charles Frederick, son of John and Elizabeth (née Marsham) Palmer, was born at Newtown, Geelong in 1862. He attended Geelong College from 1878 until 1881. During this time he received many awards in various sporting events.
He married Rosa Anna Hurring. They had the following children, most of whom were born in Geelong:
Charles Myles Jackson — born 1886, died 9 March 1887 at the age of 5 months, buried in the Church of England section of the Geelong Western Cemetery
Una Frances Rosalie — born 1887, married Paige Knight in 1922, died in 1868 in North Geelong at the age of 80
Gladys Elizabeth — born 1889 at Footscray, married Basil Noel Marcus Collins
Charles Noel Algernon — born 1891, married Lily Martha Naunton in 1938, died on 25 April, 1981 at the age of 89, buried in the Presbyterian section of the Geelong Western Cemetery
Laura Beatrice N — born 1893
Vera Grace Dorothy — born about 1895, died in 1959 in Melbourne aged 64
John Clifford Erle — born 1897
Evelyn Unita — born 1899, died 1 August 1991 aged 92, buried in the Church of England section of the Geelong Western Cemetery
John Vernon — born 1901
Sylvia — born 1905
Clive Ronald — born 1907, died on 16 December 1976, buried at Karrakatta Cemetery in WA
Charles was well known in the tannery trade. At the age of 18 years, he started work as a clerk at Brearley brothers' tannery at Marshall. When the tannery closed he took up employment in Footscray with Michaelis Hallenstein & Company where he learned about the tannery trade. He later took over management of the Australian Tannery at Marshalltown. He also managed George Gardiner's tannery which he ultimately purchased in 1912. On 22 July 1926 a tornado caused extensive damage to the establishment. Not long after he sold out to JC King.
He was a South Barwon councillor, serving from 1916 until 1925. He was president for a term in 1922-23.
He died on 17 July 1934 at the age of 74 at his home "Sylvesten", 128 Aphrasia Street, Newtown and was buried in the Church of England section of the Geelong Western Cemetery. He left an estate of £4394 to his wife and children. Rosa died on 16 Jun 1945 at the age of 74 and was buried with him.
Andrew Thomas Moran was born in Wexford, Ireland about 1826. On 30 December 1858 he married Elizabeth Clarke (née Yates). Their children were:
Annie — born 1859 at Modewarre, married Edmond Joseph Brown in 1889, died 1900 at Essendon aged 41, children Malcolm, Roy and Veronica
Margaret — born 1861 at Modewarre, married Albert William Craven in 1886, died 1935 at Moonee Ponds
William — born 1863 at Modewarre, died 1 October 1890 aged 27 years
George — born 1863 at Modewarre, died 1948 at St Kilda East
Elizabeth — born 1866 at Modewarre, married Frederick John Boddy in 1885, died 1957 at Moonee Ponds
Mina — born 1868 at Mount Moriac, married Herbert Henry Washington in 1898, died 1934 at Newtown and Chilwell aged 66
Mary — born 1870 at Mount Moriac, married Cadwallader, died 1935 at Essendon aged 65 years
Jack Andrew Thomas — born 1872 at Mount Moriac, married Maud Amelia Lake in June 1898, died 1868 at Toorak aged 68 years
Peter — born 1872 at Mount Moriac, died 1872 at Modewarre aged 1 month
Mabel Mildred — born 1875 at Winchelsea, died 7 December 1915 at Shelton, Ardmillan Street, Moonee Ponds
Henry Loftus — born 13 September 1878 at Prospect Villa, Winchelsea, married Sarah Margaret Dutton Beale on 16 February, 1904 at Moonee Ponds, died 26 May 1944 aged 65 years
He became a member of the Barrabool Road Board in 1863 and became one of the first councillors of the Shire of Barrabool serving from 1865 until 1872. In 1865 he was appointed a trustee of the Mount Moriac Cemetery. In 1882 he shifted to Winchelsea becoming the engineer at Winchelsea Shire.
In 1882-83, important additions were made to Ingleby station, owned by George Armytage. A large woolshed and further buildings designed by A T Moran were added.
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