Robert Henry HEAZLEWOOD 1840-1921
&
Jane Catherine "Joan" DUFF 1846-1932

Scotland ; Tasmania ; Portland ; Tahara ; Digby, S-W Victoria, Australia

Robert Henry HEAZLEWOOD 1840-1921, b. Launceston, Van Dieman;s Land (Tasmania), son of Robert Henry HEAZLEWOOD and Mary Ann GURR; was married in 1865 at Portland, S-W Victoria to Jane Catherine "Joan" DUFF 1846-1932, b. Scotland, daughter of Walter DUFF and Margaret JOHNSTONE.

1880 : R. H. HAZELWOOD was Chief Ranger for Court Perseverance No 3319, Ancient Order of Foresters at Digby.

1883 : Most of the HEAZLEWOOD children were attended Digby State School between 1883 and 1893.

Robert HEAZLEWOOD & Margaret JOHNSTONE had the following children:

  1. Robert Henry HEAZLEWOOD 1866-1902, b. Portland, S-W Victoria, d. Casterton, S-W Victoria.

  2. Mary Jane HEAZLEWOOD 1868-1946, b. Tahara, near Merino, S-W Victoria; d. Melbourne, Victoria; m. 1890 at Digby, S-W Victoria to James TAYLOR 1862-1943, b. Casterton, S-W Victoria; d. Melbourne, Victoria; 7 children.

  3. Margaret Alice "Maggie" HEAZLEWOOD 1871-1949, b. Merino, S-W Victoria; d. Merino, S-W Victoria; m. 1902 at Digby, S-W Victoria to August Carl "Charles" NOLTE 1867-1957, b. Merino, S-W Victoria; d. Tahara, S-W Victoria; 2 children.

  4. Annie Cecilia "Cis" HEAZLEWOOD 1873-1959, b. Tahara, S-W Vicroria; d. Merino, S-W Victoria; m. 1908 at Digby, S-W Victoria to Arthur Robert "Art" BURGESS 1880-1965, b. Digby, S-W Victoria; d. Digby, S-W Victoria; 2 children.

  5. Florence Agnes Mary HEAZLEWOOD 1875-1908, b. Digby, S-W Victoria; d. Smeaton, Victoria; m. 1896, Digby, S-W Victoria to William Albion BROBEN 1866-1939, b. Redbank, Victoria; Head Teacher at Digby State School 1895-1907; d. Melbourne, Victoria; 4 children.

  6. Amy Elizabeth HEAZLEWOOD 1878-1966, b. Digby, S-W Victoria; d. Melbourne, Victoria.

  7. Walter James HEAZLEWOOD 1881-1914, b. Digby, S-W Victoria; d. Merino, S-W Victoria.

  8. William George HEAZLEWOOD 1884-1962, b. Digby, S-W Victoria; d. Melbourne, Victoria; m. 1921 to Edith Mary BIGGIN 1894-1998, b. Digby, S-W Victoria; d. Melbourne, Victoria; both buried Box Hill Cemetery, Melbourne. William served in WW1...
    • 1915 July : Storeman, single, aged 31y, of Digby, Victoria
    • 1915 Jul 30 : enlisted as Pte 11954, 20th Depot Battalion, AIF
    • 1915 Jul 30 : enlisted as Pte 11954, 20th Depot Battalion, AIF
    • 1915 Oct 18 : farewelled from Digby, Victoria as Pte 11954, 20th Depot Battalion, AIF
    • 1915 Oct 18 : appointed as Gnr 11954, 1st Div Ammunition Column, AIF
    • 1916 Jan 28 : embarked "Themistocles" Melbourne as Pte 11954, 1st Div Ammunition Column, AIF
    • 1916 Feb 29 : joined unit, Cairo, Egypt Pte 11954, 1st Div Ammunition Column, AIF
    • 1916 Apr 04 : disembarked Marseilles, France, Gnr 11954, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, AIF
    • 1917 Dec 20 : embarked "Runic" from England for RTA as Gnr 11954, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, AIF
    • 1918 Feb 03 : disembarked "Runic" at Melbourne as Gnr 11954, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, AIF
    • 1918 Feb 18 : arrived home to Digby, Victoria as Gnr 11954, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, AIF
    • Named : Digby Avenue of Honour Tree No 36, planted by Mrs HEAZLEWOOD

  9. Edith Helena "Lena" HEAZLEWOOD 1887-1937, b. Digby, S-W Victoria; d. Merino, S-W Victoria; m. 1908 at Merino, Victoria to William Rhodes BRYCE 1886-1954, b. Merino, S-W Victoria; d. Tasmania; 2 children.

  10. Laura Irene HEAZLEWOOD 1891-1975, b. Digby, S-W Vicroria; d. Melbourne, Victoria; m. 1914 at Digby, S-W Victoria to Edward Norman Victor ATKINSON 1890-1966, b. Hamilton, S-W Victoria to Edward Henry ATKINSON and Edith Harriet GOODERIDGE; d. Melbourne, Victoria; 6 children.

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