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Gustave William Bolitho Pollard (1881 - 1954)

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Gustave William Bolitho Pollard
Born in Australiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Denilquin, NSW, Australiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Melbourne, Victoria Australiamap
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Pollard-1351 created 13 Dec 2015 | Last modified
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Biography

Gustave as a young man was a Cobb & Co driver and somewhat an adventurer. At one stage he owned his own transport routes around Denilquin , Moama and Mathoura. He became successful financially and owned shops a hotel, one of the first cars in the district and a fine home.

A hotel in Mathoura which he owned was extensively damaged by fire. The Hotel was rebuilt. However Gustave had to hand it over to his creditors in 1918. He finally lost all his money in 1926 when also left his wife and youngest child who moved to Melbourne to live with relatives.

By 1954 Gustave was a taxi driver in Melbourne, estranged from many of his family.

Grave site [1]

Sources

  1. https://billiongraves.com/grave/Gustav-W-Pollard/19284665?referrer=myheritage#/
  • Family history

BDM Victoria Australia http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/printArticlePdf/103748608/3?print=n



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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Gustave by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Gustave:

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