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Weigall, Theyre à Beckett (1860–1926) by Ruth Campbell from Theyre à Beckett Weigall (1860-1926), barrister and judge, was born on 10 February 1860 at Elsternwick, Melbourn...

10/10/2014 10/5/2016

Rev Thomas Williams Williams, Thomas (1815–1891) by Niel Gunson This article was published in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 6, (MUP), 1976 Thomas Williams (1815-1891), Wesleya...

10/4/2016 10/5/2016

Dr. Johannes (Hans) Pollak MP (1885 - 1976)

Pollak, Hans (1885–1976) by G. C. Bolton Hans Pollak (1885-1976), philologist, was born on 28 April 1885 in Vienna, son of Jewish parents Moriz Pollak and his wife Marie, née Pessl. H...

4/27/2012 10/4/2016

Theodore Penleigh Boyd Theodore Penleigh Boyd (15 August 1890 – 27 November 1923) was an Australian artist. Penleigh Boyd was a member of the Boyd artistic dynasty: his parents Arthur Merric...

6/28/2008 9/12/2016

David Fielding Gough Boyd David Fielding Gough Boyd (23 August 1924 – 10 November 2011) was an Australian artist, and a member of the Boyd artistic dynasty. The Boyd artistic dynasty began w...

6/28/2008 9/12/2016

Boyd, Arthur Merric Bloomfield A member of one of the most distinguished 'art' families of Australia. Born in 1920, he was instructed by his father, William Merric Boyd, in the art of ceramics, and pai...

6/28/2008 9/11/2016

Merric Boyd, Artist Sculptor MP (1888 - 1959)

Merric Boyd William Merric Boyd, known commonly as Merric Boyd (24 June 1888 – 9 September 1959), was an Australian artist, active as a ceramicist, painter, and sculptor. He was given the fi...

6/28/2008 9/11/2016

FRIEDL GARDNER (nee Rathausky) source Friedl Gardner was born at Fyansford near Geelong in 1920. Her father, Victor Rathausky was Austrian. He came to Australia with his young son, Kurt in 1912 t...

9/11/2016 9/11/2016

Henry Hatton Beck source Henry Hatton Beck was born was on the 18th of May, 1901, in Cassilis, a former gold mining town near Omeo in eastern Victoria. His father, Henry Nicholas Beck, was a school...

6/28/2008 9/11/2016

Lucy Evelyn Gough Beck nee BOYD source Lucy Boyd Beck was born in August 1916, in Melbourne Street, Murrumbeena, a suburb of Melbourne. Lucy was the first-born child of Merric and Doris Boyd (nee G...

6/28/2008 9/11/2016

Sir Sidney Nolan, Artist MP (1917 - 1992)

Sir Sidney Robert Nolan Sir Sidney Robert Nolan OM, AC (22 April 1917 – 28 November 1992) was one of Australia's leading artists of the 20th century. His oeuvre is among the most diverse and p...

6/28/2008 9/11/2016

John de Burgh Perceval, A O. Australian Artist MP (1923 - 2000)

"Linwood Robert Steven South"

John de Burgh Perceval Sourced from John de Burgh Perceval AO (1 February 1923 – 15 October 2000) was a well-known Australian artist. Perceval was the last surviving member of a group known ...

6/28/2008 9/11/2016

George Milner Stephen MP (1812 - 1894)

George Milner Stephen (1812-1894), public servant, geologist, barrister and faith-healer, was born on 18 December 1812 at Wells, Somerset, England, the sixth son of John Stephen and his wife Mary Anne,...

4/9/2011 9/7/2016

Harold Wilberforce Stephen (1841–1889) Australian politician Parliamentary Service Position Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 30 Oct 1885 - 30 Nov 1889, 4 yrs 1 mth 1 day Member f...

9/7/2016 9/7/2016

Hon Sir, John Madden MP (1844 - 1918)

Madden, Sir John (1844–1918) Hon Sir, Chief Justice Supreme Court Victoria Irish-Australian jurist and politician, was the fourth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria Background...

9/5/2016 9/5/2016

Sidney James Stephen (1796 - 1858)

Sidney Stephen (1797–1858) Judge. Sidney Stephen was born at Somerleage, Somerset, England, in 1797. He was a son of John Stephen, puisne Judge at St. Kitts in the West Indies, and later a m...

8/22/2009 9/4/2016

John Stephen (c.1799 - 1854)

8/22/2009 9/4/2016

John Stephen MP (1771 - 1833)

John Stephen (1771-1833) Biographical Summary John Stephen (1771-1833), judge, was the son of James Stephen, of Aberdeen, Scotland, and Sibella Milner, of Poole, Dorsetshire. Some of the children o...

8/22/2009 9/4/2016

Thomas Clayton (1882 - 1909)

Melbourne Cup winning jockey on Poseidon Tom Clayton (ca. 1880 – 24 March 1909) was an Australian jockey of the early 1900s.Born in a Sydney harbour side suburb on the north shore, Clayton was...

8/22/2009 5/27/2016

Margaret Phillips (1822 - 1902)

3/5/2008 5/26/2016

Thomas Pywell (1815 - 1881)

9/2/2015 9/3/2015

Mary Davy (1831 - 1906)

8/24/2015 8/28/2015

Charlotte Emily Hall (c.1839 - 1914)

5/8/2011 8/24/2015

John Cocks (1829 - 1891)

8/8/2015 8/9/2015

James Davidson (1800 - 1852)

8/2/2015 8/9/2015

Samuel Duncan Wood (1831 - 1897)

12/1/2008 8/9/2015

Mary Jane Wood (1838 - 1912)

12/1/2008 8/9/2015

James Henry Nash (1814 - 1898)

1/27/2009 8/2/2015

3/8/2010 7/30/2015

Alwyn Joseph CLARK (1910 - 1990)

2/2/2009 6/23/2015

Margaret Sheila MacKellar Romanov (1898 - 1969)

"Dowager Lady Milbanke"

Sheila "Sheilie" Chisholm, an Australian, one of the great society beauties of the 1920s and 1930s, She married Lord Loughborough (Loughie), heir to the Earl of Rosslyn, at Cairo, in 1915, as he conval...

12/22/2008 4/28/2015

Isaac (Ikey) Solomon MP (c.1785 - 1850)

"Ikey Solomons", "Isaac Slowman"

More than any other convict of Jewish origins, Isaac 'Ikey' Solomon (also known as Solomons) remains prominent in the public imagination. Ikey Solomon is believed to have been the inspiration for the...

12/15/2009 4/16/2015

Tom Octavius Marchant (1875 - 1958)

About Tom Octavius Marchant was the fifth child of George Marchant ; the latter went to Western Australia in 1866 with his wife Jessie Emily Trimmer. In 1873, they went to South Australia".Of interest ...

4/6/2013 4/5/2015

About Spencer Frederick Marchant; He went to South Australia in 1873, when he was five years old. In the 1890's, he then went to Western Australia. He & his wife Elizabeth had six children.

3/17/2013 3/30/2015

1920 He was leader of the NZ Liberal Party

5/26/2014 3/23/2015

Letter re Wiki Leaks Movie Julian Assange, WikiLeaks Founder, Gets Australian Peace Prize Nobel Peace Prize Nomination Julian Assange might run for Australian Senate 2013

12/13/2010 3/18/2015

One of five brothers who served in WW1, two died. William Thornton Watson, DSO, MC, DCM (10 November 1887 – 9 September 1961) was a New Zealander who served as an officer in the Australian Imp...

2/26/2015 2/26/2015

Arthur Cecil Corfe (5 December 1878 – 30 January 1949) was a New Zealander who made state and international representative rugby union appearances for Australia in 1899. Corfe, a flanker, was ...

2/25/2015 2/26/2015

Mary Jane McKay (1866 - 1893)

5/26/2014 1/24/2015

George Moir (1851 - 1935)

10/7/2013 1/19/2015

Emily Dorothy Curran (1908 - 1967)

11/13/2008 12/29/2014

Crown Princess Mary of Denmark MP

Fredensborg, Hovedstaden, Denmark

Fredensborg, Hovedstaden, Denmark

Mary Elizabeth, Hendes Kongelige Højhed Kronprinsessen, Kronprinsesse af Danmark, grevinde af Monpezat, er født den 5. februar 1972 i Hobart, Tasmanien, Australien. Links: The Peera...

4/17/2007 12/21/2014

Colonel William LIGHT (1786 - 1839)

Mary bennet was William Light 2nd wife. His first was Elizabeth perois William Light was the "Great Visionary" of the City of Adelaide and South Australia. Meticulous planning of the city has seen it...

12/23/2008 7/1/2014

Mostyn Mathias Rees (deceased)

8/25/2011 5/5/2014

Robert Russell (1808 - 1900)

Robert Russell (1808-1900), surveyor, architect and artist, was born on 13 February 1808 near Kennington Common, London, the son of Robert Russell, merchant, and his wife Margaret, née Leslie. ...

4/16/2014 4/16/2014

Michael Joseph Savage MP (1872 - 1940)

Michael Joseph Savage (23 March 1872 – 27 March 1940) was the first Labour Prime Minister of New Zealand. He is commonly known as the architect of the welfare state and generally regarded as one...

11/9/2010 2/14/2014

Mary Searle (c.1803 - 1869)

Mary Hosegood arrived free on the Ship "Allies" she was companion to Frances Cory nee Johnson wife of Edward Gostwyck Cory. They arrived in Port Jackson, Sydney on 12th September, 1823. Mary was age 22...

1/9/2014 1/9/2014

Herbert Idrisyn Rees (1899 - 1900)

1/1/2014 1/1/2014

Helena(Ella) Florence Moore (1892 - d.)


1/1/2014 1/1/2014

Sir Charles Edward Kingsford Smith MC, AFC (9 February 1897 – 8 November 1935), often called by his nickname Smithy, was a well-known early Australian aviator. In 1928, he made the first trans-P...

10/20/2008 12/30/2013

Sir Henry Wylie Norman MP (1826 - 1904)

"Governor Sir Henry Norman", "Field Marshal Sir Henry Wylie Norman GCB", "GCMG", "CIE"

Field Marshal Sir Henry Norman is the eldest son of eldest son of James Norman, merchant, and his wife Charlotte, née Wylie. A general from 1882, Sir Henry Norman succeeded Sir Anthony Musgrav...

1/31/2010 11/11/2013

Governor Samuel Blackall MP (1809 - 1871)

"Governor Blackall"

Samuel Wensley Blackall was born the son of Major Robert Blackall and Catherine Lewis on 1 May 1809 in Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland. He married in London Catherine Bowles in 1833, and Catherine Bon...

11/8/2013 11/8/2013

Sir George Warburton Fuller (1861-1940) Occupation: Barrister and politician Birth: 22 January 1861 at Kiama, New South Wales Parents: George Lawrence Fuller, storekeeper, and his wife Sarah Co...

9/12/2013 9/14/2013

Sir Peter Nicol Russell MP (1816 - 1905)

Sir Peter Nicol Russell (1816-1905), Iron Founder and benefactor Birth: 4 July 1816 at Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, second son of eleven children of Parents: Robert Russell, iron founder, and his w...

8/22/2013 9/14/2013

Sir Roderick Consett Proctor MP (1914 - 1991)

Sir Roderick Proctor, for many years Queensland's senior professional director, died on Friday. He was 77. Sir Roderick, a long-time trustee of the Bjelke-Petersen National Party, who resigned in 198...

8/8/2013 9/14/2013

Kerry Packer was an Australian media tycoon. The Packer family owned a controlling interest in both the Nine Television Network and leading Australian Publishing Company. These later merged to form Pub...

12/3/2008 6/5/2012

Robert James Lee Hawke MP

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Robert Hawke (Bob) was born to Clem and Ellie (Lee) Hawke on 9 December 1929. He was the younger son, his brother Neil having died at age 18, in 1939, when the family moved from Perth, West Australia...

6/3/2012 6/3/2012

Sir Edmund Barton, GCMG, KC (18 January 1849 – 7 January 1920), Australian politician and judge, served as the first Prime Minister of Australia and became a founding justice of the High Court o...

7/25/2008 3/30/2012

Edward "Ned" Kelly MP (1854 - 1880)

A brief history of Ned Kelly and the Kelly Gang Edward 'Ned' Kelly was the first-born son of an Irish Catholic couple. His father was an ex-convict and mother a migrant. He was born in June 1855 and ...

8/24/2007 3/25/2012

7/22/2009 3/25/2012

Mary Penfold (c.1810 - d.)

12/27/2008 3/25/2012

Christopher Rawson Penfold MP (c.1811 - c.1870)

Richard and Charity had 10 children the last of which was John 1764-1840 Vicar of Steyning who married Charlotte Jane BROOKS 1792-1843. They had 13 children the last of which was Dr Christopher Rawson ...

12/27/2008 3/25/2012

Sir Robert Menzies MP (1894 - 1978)

Sir Robert Gordon Menzies, KT, AK, CH, FAA, FRS,[1] QC (20 December 1894 – 15 May 1978) was an Australian politician and the 12th and longest-serving Prime Minister of Australia. Menzies' ...

11/16/2011 2/10/2012

Kevin Michael Rudd (born 21 September 1957) is an Australian politician who has been the Leader of the Labor Party since 26 June 2013. He was previously Prime Minister of Australia from 2007 to 2010 an...

12/17/2008 2/8/2012

Cate Blanchett MP

"Cate Blanchett"

Hunters Hill, New South Wales, Australia

Hunters Hill, New South Wales, Australia

Catherine Élise "Cate" Blanchett (English pronunciation: /ˈblɑːntʃ.ət/; born 14 May 1969) is an Australian actress. She came to international attention for her...

4/1/2008 12/31/2011

Julia Gillard, 27th Prime Minister of Australia MP

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Julia Gillard was sworn in as the 27th Prime Minister of Australia on 24 June 2010 and re-sworn in as Prime Minister on 14 September 2010 following the 2010 Federal Election. Ms Gillard was born in B...

4/22/2011 11/23/2011

Paul Hogan, AM (born 8 October 1939) is an Australian actor best known for his role as Michael "Crocodile" Dundee from the Crocodile Dundee film series, for which he won a Golden Globe award. Hogan w...

11/23/2011 11/23/2011

Steve Irwin MP (1962 - 2006)

"Steve Irwin"

Stephen Robert "Steve" Irwin (22 February 1962 – 4 September 2006), nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter", was an Australian television personality, wildlife expert, and conservationist. Irwin achiev...

8/15/2009 11/23/2011