52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #3 Alexander Alexander Harley

Alexander married Henrietta Louisa Russell on 25 August 1888.  They lived for the first few years in a house Alexander owned at 33 Hambleton Street, South Melbourne.  The new documents I found for Alexander include the South Melbourne Rate books. These show in 1889, Alexander Harley was the owner/occupier of 33 Hambleton Street South Melbourne. … Continue reading 52 Ancestors #3 Alexander Alexander Harley

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – Alexander Alexander Harley

For this week’s Trove Tuesday post, I am sharing articles I found for my great grandfather, Alexander Alexander Harley. The first article I found was Alexander’s death notice. The next two articles were the marriage notices for Alexander and my great grandmother, Henrietta Louisa Russell. There were many articles that mentioned A. A. Harley, Woolamai. … Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Alexander Alexander Harley

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – Robert Harley (1859-1935)

In the last couple of weeks, I have shared articles about the siblings of my great grandfather, Alexander Alexander Harley.  This week, I am sharing articles I have found for his brother, Robert Harley, who was a Police Superintendent.   Robert is mentioned in the following articles: Robert died 1 August 1935.      … Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Robert Harley (1859-1935)

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – The Romance of the Stage

My great grandfather, Alexander Alexander Harley, had a sister Elizabeth Bower Harley.  Elizabeth was married to Arthur Salmon, and they later divorced.  For this week’s Trove Tuesday, I have decided to share an article about their divorce. Divorce Court ROMANCE OF THE STAGE Mr Justice Gordon was applied to in the Sydney Divorce Court by… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – The Romance of the Stage

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday: Wonthaggi Dairy Produce Company Ltd

This week, I decided to look for any articles about my great grandfather Alexander Alexander Harley, who was a dairy farmer at Woolamai, near Wonthaggi. Alexander was born 22 October 1866, at Rochford  Alexander grew up first in the Lancefield area, where his father was a farmer, and later the family moved to South Melbourne,… Continue reading Trove Tuesday: Wonthaggi Dairy Produce Company Ltd

Surname Saturday

Surname Saturday – Harley

This week, the surname I am focusing on is Harley.  This was my paternal grandmother’s surname. My grandmother was Ivy May Harley.  She was born 6 September 1890 at South Melbourne in the Colony of Victoria (Australia).  She married my grandfather John Ernest Whimpey on 22 September 1914 at the Methodist Church in Kilcunda, Victoria,… Continue reading Surname Saturday – Harley

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors (2014) #47 John Harley

In 2014, Amy Johnson Crow introduced the challenge “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks” on her No Story Too Small blog.  As I didn’t start this challenge until June, my series has continued into 2015.  This week, I have chosen for my ancestor John Harley. When I first started researching the family history, my cousin sent… Continue reading 52 Ancestors (2014) #47 John Harley