Alexander Simon COLSTON

Alexander Simon COLSTON

Male 1880 - 1949  (69 years)

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  • Name Alexander Simon COLSTON 
    Born 7 Jan 1880  Barnawartha, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Sale of Farm 1909  Dry Creek (Barnawartha North), Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3

    • Saturday, 20th FEBRUARY [1909]
      M. MULQUEENEY & CO. have received instructions from Mr. ALEX. COLSTON, Dry Creek, Barnawartha to sell by public auction at his farm on above date, commencing at one o'clock sharp-
      30 Cattle, including Cows in full milk, Springers, Dry Cows, and Young Heifers and Steers. The cows and heifers are nearly pure Jerseys and are a first- class lot.
      6 Horses (Draughts) and Buggy Mare and Mare with foal at foot.
      1 Pure-bred Jersey Bull; pedigree at sale.
      Steam Separator, 2 h.p., horizontal boiler, in perfect order; Cream and Milk Cans, &c.; Plough, Harrows, and Harness; Gig, Spring Cart and Harness, 2 Riding Saddles, Draught Harness, Fumigator, Sunbeam Cooking Stove, Sewing Machine, Kitchen Utensils, Household Furniture and Effects.
      Everything for sale, as Mr Colston has sold his farm and is leaving the district.
    Died 12 Feb 1949  West Coburg, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    • COLSTON.-On February 12, at his home, No. 11 Lever st., West Coburg, Alexander Simon, dearly beloved husband of the late Jane, and loved father of Maurice, loving father-in-law of Reba, aged 70 years.
    Cremated 15 Feb 1949  Fawkner, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Garden Of Remembrance 1 Compartment 5 Niche Y.
    Funeral Service 15 Feb 1949  West Coburg, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6

    • COLSTON.-The Funeral of the late Mr. ALEXANDER SIMON COLSTON will leave his home, No. 11 Lever st., West Coburg, at the conclusion of a service commencing at 9.20 a.m. TO- MORROW (Tuesday), for the Melbourne Crematorium, Fawkner.
      W. G. APPS & SONS PTY. LTD., Funeral Directors, 395 High st., St. Kilda. Phone LA1271.
    _FSFTID KNW2-5LG 
    _FSLINK https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=KNW2-5LG 
    Person ID I27  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2017 

    Father William Edward COLSTON,   b. 5 Dec 1839, Portobello, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1885, Barnawartha North, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Mary Hannah CHRISTIE,   b. 12 Mar 1848, Caoura, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1889, Barnawartha North, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1867  Albury, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane CRAMPTON,   b. 1876, Boree Creek, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1947, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 1906  Barnawartha, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Maurice Alexander COLSTON,   b. 20 May 1911, Yackandandah, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1976, Mornington, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2008 
    Family ID F23  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Jan 1880 - Barnawartha, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1906 - Barnawartha, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSale of Farm - 1909 - Dry Creek (Barnawartha North), Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Feb 1949 - West Coburg, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCremated - 15 Feb 1949 - Fawkner, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFuneral Service - 15 Feb 1949 - West Coburg, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Photos
    COLSTON, Alexander Simon
    COLSTON, Alexander Simon
    King Island
    Peace Car, Balaclava, Melbourne
    Peace Car, Balaclava, Melbourne
    Alex Colston, driver, extreme left; his nephew Bert Welladsen, conductor, extreme right

  • Sources 
    1. [S15] Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888, (Melbourne, The Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 1998), 1880/449.
      Digger - Pioneer Index. Victoria 1836-1888

      Surname: COLSTON
      Given Names: Alexander Simon
      Event: B
      Spouse Surname/Father: Wm Edwd
      Spouse Gvn Names/Mother: Mary Hannah CHRISTIE
      Age:
      Sex:
      Birth Place: BARNAWARTH
      Death Place:
      Year: 1880
      Reg Number: 449
      Denomination:
      Parish:
      Fiche:

    2. [S63] Birthday Book, Arthur Colston, 7 January.

    3. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1909 'Advertising.', Wodonga and Towong Sentinel (Vic. : 1885 - 1954), 5 February, p. 3, viewed 13 March, 2012, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article69552056.
      SATURDAY, 20th FEBRUARY [1909]
      M. MULQUEENEY & CO. have received instructions from Mr. ALEX. COLSTON, Dry Creek, Barnawartha to sell by public auction at his farm on above date, commencing at one o'clock sharp-
      30 Cattle, including Cows in full milk, Springers, Dry Cows, and Young Heifers and Steers. The cows and heifers are nearly pure Jerseys and are a first- class lot.
      6 Horses (Draughts) and Buggy Mare and Mare with foal at foot.
      1 Pure-bred Jersey Bull; pedigree at sale.
      Steam Separator, 2 h.p., horizontal boiler, in perfect order; Cream and Milk Cans, &c.; Plough, Harrows, and Harness; Gig, Spring Cart and Harness, 2 Riding Saddles, Draught Harness, Fumigator, Sunbeam Cooking Stove, Sewing Machine, Kitchen Utensils, Household Furniture and Effects.
      Everything for sale, as Mr Colston has sold his farm and is leaving the district.

      1909 'Advertising.', Wodonga and Towong Sentinel (Vic. : 1885 - 1954), 5 February, p. 3, viewed 13 March, 2012, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article69552056

    4. [S80] Death Index Victoria 1921-1985, (Melbourne, The Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 1998), 1949/1730.
      Digger - Death Index. Victoria 1921-1985

      Surname: COLSTON
      Given Names: Alex Simon
      Father: Colston Wm Edw
      Mother: Janet  CHRISTIE
      Death Place: W COBURG
      Age: 70
      Age Code:
      Year: 1949
      Reg Number: 1730
      Event: D

    5. [S81] Probate Index, Victoria 1970-1992, (Melbourne, Macbeth Genealogical Books, 1992), Series 413, record #399.
      Colston, Alexander S, West Coburg, Grocer, died 12.2.1949, probate granted 1.6.1949

    6. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1949 'Family Notices.', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), 14 February, p. 9, viewed 16 September, 2011, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article22707105.
      COLSTON.-On February 12, at his home, No. 11 Lever st., West Coburg, Alexander Simon, dearly beloved husband of the late Jane, and loved father of Maurice, loving father-in-law of Reba, aged 70 years.

      COLSTON.-The Funeral of the late Mr. ALEXANDER SIMON COLSTON will leave his home, No. 11 Lever st., West Coburg, at the conclusion of a service commencing at 9.20 a.m. TO- MORROW (Tuesday), for the Melbourne Crematorium, Fawkner.
      W. G. APPS & SONS PTY. LTD., Funeral Directors, 395 High st., St. Kilda. Phone LA1271.

      1949 'Family Notices.', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), 14 February, p. 9, viewed 16 September, 2011, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article22707105

    7. [S82] Fawkner Cemetery Records [database on-line], (http://www.fcmp.com.au/deceasedsearch.asp), 15/2/1949.
      Surname         COLSTON
      Given Names  Alexander Simon
      Date Of Death       -
      Service Date    15/2/1949

      DECEASED INFORMATION
      Fawkner Crematorium And Memorial Park wishes to advise that the cremated remains of the late Alexander Simon Colston aged 70 are located at, Garden Of Remembrance 1 Compartment 5 Niche Y.
      http://www.fcmp.com.au/

    8. [S11] Edwardian Index Victoria 1902-1913, (Melbourne, The Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 1997), 1906/6886.
      Digger - Edwardian Index. Victoria 1902-1913

      Surname: COLSTON
      Given Names: Alex Simon
      Event: M
      Sex:
      Spouse Surname/Father: CRAMPTON
      Spouse Gvn Names/Mother: Jane
      Age:
      Age Code:
      Birth Place: BWARTHA
      Death Place:
      Year: 1906
      Reg. Number: 6886