Robert Gruer McINROY 1869-1938
Mary Jane MOORE 1870-1951

Daylesford ; Hamilton ; Merino ; Swan Hill and Melbourne, Victoria, Australia ;
Saddler of Merino, Victoria, Australia

Robert Gruer McINROY 1869-1938, b. Daylesford, Victoria, son of John McINROY and Margaret LINDSAY; d. Melbourne, Victoria; married in 1890 ___, Victoria to Mary Jane MOORE 1870-1951, b. Melbourne, Victoria daughter of William MOORE and Mary Ann KERR; d. Melbourne, Victoria.

1892 : Saddler in partnership with his brother-in-law William Michael MOORE 1866 in Thomson-street, Hamilton, Victoria.

"The Hamilton Spectator" (Vic.) Tuesday, 28th June 1892.
BEG to inform the residents of Hamilton and district that they have purchased the business of the late Peter Keegan, and trust by strict attention to same, with good workmanship and material, that they will solicit a fair share of public patronage.
A large Stock of Saddlery always on hand at Lowest Prices.
Repairs done on any stations in the district.
Orders promptly attended to.
Note the address : Thomson Street, Hamilton. (Next Victoria Hotel.)

1892-1918 : Saddler at Merino, S-W Victoria, after which he left to farm near Swan Hill in northern Victoria.

"The Casterton News" (Vic.) Monday, 4th November 1918.
MERINO.--Mr R. McInroy, who has been so long in Merino as saddle and harness maker, having purchased land near Swan Hill has himself left here, for his new holding, whilst the family will be following later on. Meanwhile, Mr McInroy's business with stock, etc., has been purchased by Mr B. Tait, his trusty foreman, who has been with Mr McInroy for nearly 30 years, having finished his apprenticeship to the saddling with him some 26 years ago, and had been with him ever since. Mr Tait is to be congratulated upon starting business on his own account, and it may safely be predicted that Mr McInroy's popularity in business as well as his success will be extended to his deserving successor.

Robert Gruer McINROY and Mary Jane MOORE had the following family....

  1. Leslie William McINROY 1890-1891, b. Hamilton, S-W Victoria; d. Hamilton, S-W Victoria.
  2. Myrtle Elsie McINROY 1893-1969, b. Merino, S-W Victoria; Confectioner and Fruiterer of Merino; d. Melbourne, S-W Victoria.
  3. Annie "Nancy" McINROY 1898-...?..., b. Merino, S-W Victoria; d. ...?...; m. 1932 to John Wallace ROBERTSON 1903-...?..., b. Clunes, Victoria; of Wycheproof, Victoria; d. ...?... .
  4. Grace Lilian McINROY 1902-1978, b. Merino, S-W Victoria; d. Melbourne, Victoria; m. 1926 to Charles Henry FULLER 1902-1983, b. Camperdown, Victoria; d. Melbourne, Victoria.
  5. Coral Daphne McINROY 1906-1997, b. Merino, S-W Victoria; d. Melbourne, Victoria; m. 1936 to John Albert Hunt RAWLING 1908-1980, b. Warracknabeal, Victoria; d. Melbourne, Victoria.

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Merino & Henty : Sandford : Strathdownie : Wando Vale

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