Robert  Machin

Robert Machin (1879 - 1956)

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Robert Machin
Born in Timaru, New
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Malvern, Victoria,
Descendants descendants
Died in Kooyong, Victoria,
Machin-60 created 26 Jan 2014 | Last modified
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1879 November: Robert, Thomas and Annie’s Twelfth and last child, is Born:

The Timaru Herald reads: MACHIN – On October 13th, the wife of T. Machin, of a son.

1899: Robert and brother Harry are living at their mother’s home in Millswyn street South Yarra.

1905: April 26, Robert marries "Annie Catherine Lethem" in Malvern, Victoria, Australia.

1909: Robert [30, a carpenter] 15 married to his wife, Annie Catherine [nee Lethem], living at 14A Clarendon Street Malvern. By this time, their daughter Gladys Ann b1905 [our mum], son Robert John b1908 would be at this address, daughter Beryl is yet to be born in 1912.

1914: Robert [the Carpenter now 35] and wife Annie [nee Lethem] have relocated, they are now living at 23 Sutherland rd. Armadale. [This family is now complete with all their children; Gladys Ann 9, Robert John 6, & Beryl Eileen 2].

1919: Robert [the carpenter] once again, with wife Annie Catherine and family relocated, as they are now living at 17 Rose Street Armadale.

1924: Robert [45] a final relocation with wife Annie Catherine & their children to 5 Airlie Avenue Armadale, Note: this is to become Robert & Annie’s, life long residence.

1956: Robert, [at 77] the last of Thomas’s children to be born & only his brother Fred was to out live him, Our Grandad followed Our Grandma Annie Catherine who had passed away in 1945. [at 60 years of age]...



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Date: 13 October 1879
Timaru Herald - Family Notices - record:
MACHIN – On October 13th, the wife of T. Machin, of a son.


Date: 26 April 1905:
Australian Government. Statist #: 2582


As reported in The Age (Melbourne, Vic.: 1848 - 1957) Saturday 21 January 1956
MACHIN.- On January 16 (suddenly), Robert, loved father of Gladys, aged 75 years.
(Privately interred January 18 at Springvale)…
Australian Government. Statist #: 975


Date: 18 Jan 1956
Place: Springvale Botanical Cemetery & Crematorium, Victoria, Australia
Note: CHURCH OF ENGLAND, MONUMENTAL, COMPARTMENT B SECTION 17 GRAVE 39 [add ref: 210665 Age 76, Religion: Church Of England] Robert's grave is shared with wife Annie & daughter Beryl...

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