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Mavis and Bill Mitchell - their ancestors and descendants

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A Renshaw - Logo for business as a Builder & Contractor
A Renshaw - Logo for business as a Builder & Contractor
 
 
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Advice from John Burrows to William Renshaw
Advice from John Burrows to William Renshaw
Advice about health and equipping a flour mill 
 
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Albert Mitchell & Elsie Willaton - wedding on 17th Sept 1921
Albert Mitchell & Elsie Willaton - wedding on 17th Sept 1921
* Date: 17th September 1921
* Place: 90 Horsburgh St & Murray St Malvern??
* Groom: Albert Ernest Mitchell, bachelor, aged 35, born Linton, occupation Chinese Customs Official, present residence Provincial Hotel Ballarat, usual residence Chinese Customs Shanghai, son of Isobel Antoinette McDougal and Frederick Mitchell, farmer.
* Bride: Elsie Margaret Willaton, spinster, aged 32, born Ballarat, cutter & designer, residence Talbot St Ballarat, daughter of Marjory Jane Bate and John Willaton, miner.
* Witnesses: Bene?? Willaton & Samuel J Taylor
* Rites: By licence, Methodist Church by Charles Tregear??, minister
* Registration: District of Malsan??, Number 900 in 1921 
 
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Albert Renshaw & Alice Eva Thorne - marriage 1914 in Geelong
Albert Renshaw & Alice Eva Thorne - marriage 1914 in Geelong
* Groom: Albert Renshaw of Fyans St Geelong, born Chilwell Geelong, aged 26 years, builder, bachelor, son of Maria Treadwell & William Renshaw (miller)
* Bride: Eva Alice Thorne of Bellarine St Geelong, born Geelong, aged 29 years, seamstress, spinster, daughter of Alice Mary Irwin & George Thorne (bootmaker)
* Date: 28th Dec 1914
* Place: Christ Church, Geelong
* Method: By banns, solemnized according to the rites of the Church of England
* Witnesses: Mary Edith Dickens, Lancelot Renshaw & Ruby Thorne
* Officiate: Herbert Stanley Hollow, Clerk of Holy Orders
* Registration: # 137 in District of Geelong
* Source: 'What's in a Name #2 - Thorne', page 40
 
 
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Albert Renshaw - job application and testimonials
Albert Renshaw - job application and testimonials
 
 
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Albert Renshaw - membership of Masons 1916 & Oddfellows 1912
Albert Renshaw - membership of Masons 1916 & Oddfellows 1912
 
 
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Albert Renshaw - physical description when discharged
Albert Renshaw - physical description when discharged
When discharged from the Citizen Forces on 28th February 1912 Albert was 22 years and 8 months of age, 5 foot 11 inches tall, fair complexion, fair hair, blue eyes, was a carpenter before enlisting, and will be living at 288 Yarra St South Geelong.
 
 
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Albert Renshaw - war pension
Albert Renshaw - war pension
After being discharged from the forces Albert was granted a pension for an injury to his back and violent headaches. The pension was two pounds, six shillings and three pence per fortnight.
 
 
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Albert Renshaw's discharge from Army
Albert Renshaw's discharge from Army
On 28th February 1912 at Geelong, Gunner Albert Renshaw, Number 16 Bombadier was discharged from number 5 Company of the Australian Garrison Artillery of the Citizen Forces of the Military Forces of the Commonwealth.
The total service was 4 years and 7 months of which he was effective in ranks for 3 years.
He was of very good character. The discharge was free of his own request.
 
 
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Albert Renshaw's military training
Albert Renshaw's military training
* Service number 36863
* In November 1917 in the Field Artillery Camp in Maribrynong, Albert qualified for the rank of Corporal
* In February 1918, he attended artillery training and got 80% for theory and 60% for practical and was "a smart gunner with good style".
* In April/May 1918 Albert attended training for NCOs at Woolwich - voice good, detail very good, theory very fair, practical very good, and elementary map reading 76%.
 
 
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Alice Mary Irwin - born 9th June 1859 in Geelong
Alice Mary Irwin - born 9th June 1859 in Geelong
* Schedule A—Births in the district of Geelong in the colony of Victoria
* Number: 13600
* When & where: Ninth June 1859 at Great Myers Street, Geelong
* Name: Alice Mary Irwin
* Father: James Irwin, labourer, 22 years, County Down, Ireland
* Mother: Ann Irwin, nee Woods, 22 years, Cn Down Ireland
* Parent’s marriage: 1857 in Waringstown Cn Down Ireland
* Siblings: Jane—1.25 years old
* Informant: present, Ann Irwin (her mark), mother, Geelong
* Deputy Registrar: James Qwince??, First July 1839, Geelong
* Source: 'What's in a Name #2 - Thorne', page 19 
 
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Cottesloe flour mill
Cottesloe flour mill
Frank had been the manager of this mill.
 
 
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Employment references for William Renshaw
Employment references for William Renshaw
 
 
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Francis Balfour - convict, gold digger & hotelier
Francis Balfour - convict, gold digger & hotelier
Letter from Clara Lucas Balfour & notes 
 
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George Thorne - born 12th May 1856 in Geelong
George Thorne - born 12th May 1856 in Geelong
Schedule A, BIRTHS in the District of Geelong in the Colony of Victoria
No 232 — 5202—1184
When and where born: Twelfth May 1856 Gheringhap Street Geelong (this might have been a hospital or residence)
Name: George
Sex: Male
Father: George Thorne, carpenter, married 1833, aged 34 years, born Tiverton,Somerset, England [Devonshire]
Mother: Susanna Thorne, nee Bell, aged 28 years, born Tiverton, Somerset, England [Devonshire]
Informant: present, Susanna Thorne, mother, Gheringhap Street
Registered: Twenty-ninth May 1856, Geelong
Deputy Registrar: James Qwinson??

 
 
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Helen Gordon, nee Mitchell - died 3rd July 2021 in Kelmscott
Helen Gordon, nee Mitchell - died 3rd July 2021 in Kelmscott
Place of death: 20 Turner Place, Kelmscott
Parents: William Willatton Mitchell & Mavis Eileen Alison Renshaw
Spouse: Donald James Gordon
Children: Joseph, Benjamin & Ruth
Burial: Pinnaroo Cemetery on 14th July 2021 
 
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At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
 
 
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Letters from Susanna in Mayfield to her son William Renshaw in Geelong
Letters from Susanna in Mayfield to her son William Renshaw in Geelong
Letters with recipes and news of deaths of friends
 
 
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Newspaper report of wedding of Marie Warne and Patrick Hanrahan - in Ballarat
Newspaper report of wedding of Marie Warne and Patrick Hanrahan - in Ballarat
 
 
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Renshaw family in Mayfield
Renshaw family in Mayfield
By Marjorie Winston, nee Renshaw.
 
 
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At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
 
 
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The name Renshaw and coat of arms
The name Renshaw and coat of arms
 
 
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Treadwell's migration on Tasman on 28th Oct 1849
Treadwell's migration on Tasman on 28th Oct 1849
Passengers:
* Thomas Treadwell, 32 years old [c1817], labour from Donchester in Oxfordshire, Wesleyan, can read & write
* Martha, wife, 30 years old [c1819], from Chosley in Berkshire, Wesleyan, can read but not write.
* Maria aged 4 years [c1845], from Oxfordshire
* James aged 2 years [c1847], from Oxfordshire (are there any other records of him?)
Source: Chapman Yeomans website on Ancestry.com  
 
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Walter Renshaw - born 8th Dec 1873, Mt Moriac Mills
Walter Renshaw - born 8th Dec 1873, Mt Moriac Mills
Parents: William and Maria Renshaw of Mt Moriac Mills
Born: 8th Dec 1873
Baptized: 17th of August 1874
Registered: Baptismal Register of Trinity Church, Barrabool Hills
Minister: Wm Hutchinson, Minister of the Church of England
County of Grant, Colony of Victoria
 
 
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Wartime letters
Wartime letters
Letters from Albert to his mother during World War II.
 
 
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Wedding invitation for Eva Alice Thorne & Albert Renshaw - 1914 in Geelong
Wedding invitation for Eva Alice Thorne & Albert Renshaw - 1914 in Geelong
 
 
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William Mitchell & Mavis Renshaw - married 21st Oct 1944 in South Geelong
William Mitchell & Mavis Renshaw - married 21st Oct 1944 in South Geelong
* Date: 21st October 1944
* Place: Methodist Church, South Geelong
* Groom: William Willaton Mitchell, bachelor, aged 22 years, born Tien Tsin China, occupation Army, present residence 422 Windoree?? Parade Ballarat Vic, usual residence VX 114697 2nd Aust Sig-Equip-Sect??, son of Elsie Margaret Willaton and Albert Ernest Mitchell, retired.
* Bride: Mavis Eileen Alison Renshaw, spinster, aged 24 years, born Geelong, occupation clerk, residence 288 Yarra St South Geelong, daughter of Eva Alice Thorne.
* Registered: District of South Geelong, number 22 in 1944  
 
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William Willaton Mitchell - born 15th Oct 1922 in Tien Tsin
William Willaton Mitchell - born 15th Oct 1922 in Tien Tsin
* Date: 15th October 1922
* Place: Tien Tsin
* Parents: Elsie Margaret Willaton and Albert Ernest Mitchell, Chinese Customs Officer born Linton Australia
* Informant: EM Mitchell (mother) Tein Tsin
* Registration: Consulate-General at Tien Tsin, number 11 on 8th Jan 1923 
 
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ww - Christ Church Geelong
ww - Christ Church Geelong
Source: 'What's in a Name #2 - Thorne', pages 41, 150 & 151 
 
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ww - George Thorme and Alice Mary Irwin - married on 8th Nov 1882 in Geelong
ww - George Thorme and Alice Mary Irwin - married on 8th Nov 1882 in Geelong
* When & where: November 8th, 1882 in Geelong
* Groom: George Thorne, bootmaker, born Geelong, aged 26 years - son of Susanna (nee Bell) & George Thorne (carpenter)
* Bride: Alice Mary Irwin, machinist, born Geelong, aged 23 years—daughter of Ann?? (previously?? Harris??, Woods??) & James Daniel Irwin (Inspector of public works)
* Officiation: By Henry Heathershaw, a Primitive Methodist minister, by license with the rights of the Primitive Methodist church
* Witnesses: GD Irwin & CH Dickens
* Registration: Number 59—51/20 - Schedule D Marriages solemnized in the district of Geelong in the colony of Victoria -
* Source: 'What's in a Name #2 - Thorne', page 20  
 
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ww - Mavis Eileen Alison Renshaw - born August 1920
ww - Mavis Eileen Alison Renshaw - born August 1920
* Date: 28th December 1914
* Place: Geelong
* Father: Albert Renshaw, builder, aged 34 years, born in Geelong
* Mother: Eva Alice Renshaw, formally Thorne, aged 36 years, born in Geelong
* Siblings: Albert & Enid
* Witnesses: Dr McPhee?? & Mrs Daworthu?? - not any??
* Informant: A Renshaw, 288 Yarra St, Geelong South - not present at birth.
* Registration: By JC Bennett on 30th Aug 1920 in District of Geelong, number 22226