52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks

52 Ancestors #18 Edith Meriden Docwra

Last week, I wrote about my grandfather Wilfred Palmer Marr. This week I am writing about his wife, my grandmother, Edith Meriden Docwra. Edith was born 26 January 1904 at 6 Canterbury Place, Prahran, Victoria, Australia.  She was the eldest child of Harry Docwra and Emily Alice Oliver. Edith grew up on the family’s farm… Continue reading 52 Ancestors #18 Edith Meriden Docwra

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – 58 Lothian Street North Melbourne

Yesterday, in my 52 Ancestors post, I wrote about my great grandfather Henry Palmer Marr, and the home where the Marr family lived, and where my grandmother grew up, at 58 Lothian Street North Melbourne. For this week’s Trove Tuesday post, I am sharing articles I found mentioning this address. The first article was the… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – 58 Lothian Street North Melbourne

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – Adrian Ernest Marr

In the last few weeks, I have been featuring articles for the descendants of my great grandfather’s brother Peter Marr.  This week, I am featuring an article for a descendant of my great grandfather’s brother Charles Marr. Charles had a son, Adrian Ernest Marr, who died aged 2 years.  This article provides detail about Adrian’s… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Adrian Ernest Marr

Trove Tuesday

Trove Tuesday – A Good Samaritan Succumbs in his goodness

I had come across the article a while ago, but kept forgetting about it when it came time to do my Trove Tuesday posts.  An email from a distant cousin last week reminded me about the article, so I have used it for this week’s post.   A GOOD SAMARITAN SUCCUMBS IN HIS GOODNESS The… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – A Good Samaritan Succumbs in his goodness

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The family of Alexander William Marr

After my post yesterday about William Peter Marr, I decided to do some more research for the family of Alexander William Marr.  Frist, I searched for articles on Trove for “Alexander William Marr”. The first article I found was another death notice, and the funeral notice, for William Peter Marr.   The articles about William's… Continue reading The family of Alexander William Marr