Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – Edwin Pirie Allardyce

This week, I am continuing to work my way alphabetically through the list of people in my tree who died before 1955 in Australia.  The articles I am sharing today are for Edwin Pirie Allardyce.  Edwin’s relationship to my ex-husband is:

Russell to Edwin Pirie Allardyce relationshiop

The first article I found was the marriage notice for his daughter Betty,

Marriages Roberts Allar
MARRIAGES. (1920, December 18). The Prahran Telegraph (Vic. : 1889 – 1930), p. 6. Retrieved September 12, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article165150494

MARRIAGES

Mr. Oliver W. L. Roberts to Miss Betty Allardyce

The marriage of Mr. Oliver W. L. Roberts (late A.I.F.), only son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Roberts. “Aldon.” Dandenong road, East St. Kilda, to Miss Betty L. P. Allardyce, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs Edwin P. Allardyce, “Mystice,” Orrong crescent, Caulfield, was celebrated with pretty effect at the Armadale Presbyterian Church, Denigh road, on November 10, by the Rev. S. H. Cox, assied by the Rev. D. Miller. The church was prettily decorated with white lilies and pink rhododendrons (sent by Mr. Brunning. Miss Molly McAhoy sang “Homing,” during the signing of the register. Miss Evans presided at the organ.

The next article I am sharing was an article about Edwin and his wife Margaret’s golden wedding anniversary.

Allardyce Golden Wedding
Family Notices (1937, November 22). Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 – 1954), p. 2. Retrieved September 12, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article63021967

Edwin and his wife were involved in a car accident in 1931.

Allardyce car accident
The Gippsland Times (1931, September 21). Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 – 1954), p. 2. Retrieved September 12, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article63248090

The next article I found was when Edwin’s son was promoted from Sergeant to lieutenant.

Sergeant Allardyce promotion
No Title (1917, June 29). Gippsland Mercury (Sale, Vic. : 1914 – 1918), p. 2. Retrieved September 12, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article88448020

Edwin’s wife Margaret died in 1948.

Margaret Allardyce death notices
Family Notices (1948, April 30). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 – 1957), p. 2. Retrieved September 12, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article22549169

Edwin died in 1946.

Edwin Pirie Allardyce death notices
Family Notices (1946, September 2). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 – 1957), p. 2. Retrieved September 12, 2017, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article22318950

 
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