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Updated 7 July 2011

Rescued         21 Sep 1994   "W.H.B."  Ref Nos 24-25/94

21 Sep 1994 
  Douglas and Ted Burkitt, Ref No 26/94

Rescued       1996   Mahnke's Bakery, Stawell  Ref No 49/94

Rescued           4 Dec 1998    A photo connected with Keillerup, Turner and Finck taken in Richmond, Vic, has found a home. Ref. 48/98

Rescued           21 Feb 2000  Ten photographs connected with the McGravies of Essendon have now found an appreciative home, and
                                                        have been removed from the Index.  Ref Nos 8 - 15/93.

Rescued            12 Jul 2000    Album and loose photos of the Rundle family of Shepparton gone to a good home in WA, removed from the index.  
                                                        Ref Nos 35-47/04, 67-72/94

Rescued        31 Jul 2000    Photo of baby Baily Clark gone home to Tasmania. Ref  30/94

Rescued         21 Feb 2001 An Album connected to the Locke family of Ascot Vale and Hickox family of Clunes has been claimed, and the photos removed from the index.  Ref No 76/98

Adopted       19 Apr 2001       Unknown soldier, claimed by someone who collects orphan Australian soldiers

Adopted       16 Oct 2001        The Mont Albert Cricket Club photo has found a home with the Box Hill Historical Society.

Rescued       Sep 2003    A photo of four cousins taken in New Zealand in 1911 has been returned to New Zealand.  I bought this photo in Maryborough in November 2000. Ref 84/00

Rescued        27 OCT 2003            Rescued from Emily Carter's Album          A selection of photos associated with the Denbigh family of Kew, with the clue coming from an "In Memorium Card":
"In affectionate remembrance of  Robert  Arthur Denbigh, who died at Kew, 1st September 1884, aged 29 Years," and the photo of twins called Winnie and BertieRobert Arthur Denbigh was born 1855, the son of  John Sharp Denbigh and Jane Roberts.   Photos identified were: (with 1-4 unnamed in the album):

    1   Mary Denbigh, nee Perry, second wife of John Sharp Denbigh
    2   Gertrude Denbigh, dau of John Sharp Denbigh and Mary Perry
    3   Ellen Denbigh, dau of John Sharp Denbigh and Mary Perry
    4   Sabina Jane Huon, dau of John Sharp Denbigh and Jane Roberts, with her two children, Elsie and Frank Huon
    5   Four year old twins Winnie and Bertie Huon, children of Sabina Jane Denbigh and John Frances Huon.

Rescued     3 NOV 2003     "Cable, Aug 3 1874."  This may read "L Cable". A man of about 45,
taken in  Melbourne.
  From Nellie Taylor's album.                             
30 Dec 2003      Louisa Pearce,  Back to Bacchus Marsh - returned to the home where she grew up.                                                               Ref No 104/03

Rescued    3 Feb 2004            Muir Album, 82/00, associated with Muir, Walsh and Todd families,
                                                          gone to a good home in Perth.

Rescued    9 Nov 2004        "B Mocket, Victoria Hotel"  94/01, gone to Mount Waverley.

Rescued   11 March 2005  "Yours truly, C C Rowley 27.7.93"   107/03  Clarence C Rowley,
                                                        gone to New South Wales.
Rescued   3 Oct 2005          Parlett family photos, gone to a good home in Perth.  ref 109/04

Rescued      28 Aug 2006       Rachel Coan/Benson family Album of  a Hawkesbury River holiday, 1915.  94/21
                                                          Gone to Bathurst, NSW

Rescued    28 Aug 2006     
  "Stead Family Baby 3 months".  2/94   c1920s     Northcote, Vic  (Stead
                                                       overwritten with Stetd).  Family group. Gone to Brighton, Vic

Rescued     18 Oct 2006         Bereavement card for Margaret Plowright, a colonist of 43 years
                                                        wife of John Plowright, d 1897, aged 63 years 1 month.
                                                        Art Engraving Co, 1 Elizabeth St, Melbourne.
101/02   Gone to the ACT.

Rescued   18 Mar 2007      "Betty Medlow (Ralph)"  Portrait of a bride.  1940s
                                                      "Harry Medlow, 22 April, 42"  Portrait of a man in RAAF uniform.
                                                     Gone to Mount Barker, South Australia 110/04

Rescued  23 April 2007   
"Doreen Stoneman, 1901" toddler, 118/06, 119/06, 120/06
                                                      Claimed by her daughter.

Rescued  18 Mar 2008        "John Salmon".  Man of 45-55, with silver bouquet holder, 1860s.   Gone to  Maffra98/02                             

Rescued 17 Jul 2009  "51496 Pte J A Wright 16/5/18.  [To] Mrs C Harrison".  Postcard.  Young man in AIF uniform.  115/05
                                                         Studio George J Janes, Photoman, 328 Smith St, Collingwood.  AWM Embarkation Roll - John Alfred Wright of Northcote.
                                                         Purchased in  Bendigo. Claimed by grandson, Langwarrin.

                                                       NELLIE TAYLOR'S ALBUM, 1870s & 1880s
                                                       {"With love to my dear friend "Nellie", Susie Jinkins, 29/3/82." 
                                                       {This is a photo taken in  Melbourne of a young woman of about 30.

Rescued 20 Jul 2009                                                  
{"With our boys love to Nellie, Willie Jinkins"  a young boy, taken
                                                      { in Melbourne in the 1880s.

                                                       {"Our Boys July 1884 with fondest love to Nellie from Susie Jinkins".
                                                       {Taken in Melbourne, boys aged about 6 months and three years.

                                                       Above three photos claimed by Susie Jinkins' great granddaughter.
Rescued  30 Jul 2009  "Angus Robinson."  Postcard of a man aged about 20. Three other photos in this set. 32/94  c 1910  
                                                         Purchased Dunolly, Vic.  Claimed by grandson, Eaglehawk.

Rescued  5 Feb 2010   80/99    14 Nov 1914                      "Sincerely yours, C Galt, 14-11-14". AIF corporal
                                                        with spurs, fair-haired man in twenties.
                                                       The AIF Nominal Roll shows only one Galt who enlisted
                                                       as early as 1914, Lt Charles Galt, 8th F.A.B.  He
                                                         enlisted  18/8/14 and Returned to Australia 3/7/19.

Rescued   August 2010  105/03      1915  Auburn, NSW        "Raymond V Reed age 2 years 18/1/15"  Taken at the Ainar Studio,
                                                                Auburn, Vic
                                                                Raymond Valentine Reed, b Hawthorn, Vic, 1913, son of Valentine
                                                                and Mary Victoria nee Kersey.  Died Kew, Vic, 1970, aged 56.
                                                                Purchased in Ballarat Claimed by granddaughter.

Rescued   April  2011  136/10    1919    Brunswick    Wedding group of Daisy Frost and Ernest Pullman.  The younger males are in AIF uniform.    Includes Horrie WEAVER
                                                          (Horace Martin WEAVER, Brunswick Rd, East Brunswick, boot finisher); Ernest George PULLMAN (22nd Battalion);
                                                           Daisy Elizabeth Annie FROSTEdwin Henry FROST Frederick Gordon FROST (23rd Battalion) and Ethel PULLMAN.
134/10     c1930        "Daisy and Ern Pullman".  A couple in their 40s, circa 1930s, standing outside a weatherboard house. 
                                   Daisy Elizabeth Annie FROST (b Taradale, 1894) married Ernest George PULLMAN (b Carlton 1894) in 1919.
                                                        Gone to Harkaway, Vic

  7 July 2011    73/94  1905-10 Middle Park, Vic   M Raveling, 197A Page St, Middle Park, Sat
                                                                                                               Morning".  Fair haired man with handle-bar
                                                                                                                moustache, aged about 25.
                                                      74/94   1909                                       Wedding portrait of above man & wife
                                                      75/94  c 1916                                     Portrait of above woman and girls aged  about 5
                                                                                                                 and 2.    Purchased Essendon, Vic
                                                               Details from Vict BDM indexes reveal the marriage of Jacobus RAVELING,
                                                               born Holland, to Dorothea FRANZ,  in 1909.  They subsequently had two
                                                               daughters, Frieda Dorothea, b 1911 South Melbourne, and Elsa Myra
                                                               Helena, b 1913 Camberwell.  Dorothea Raveling's father's name was Feliz
                                                               FRANZ.  Dorothea died in Camberwell in 1945, aged 61, and Jacobus died
                                                               in Greensborough in 1953 aged 71.

Rescued   7 July 2011    100/02   1899            Vic               Bereavement card for Christina Rohde, daughter of
                                                       Johannes and Mary Ann Rohde, died 1899,
                                                       aged 28 years.
                                                       Art Engraving Co, 11 Elizabeth St, Melbourne.
                                                       Christina Rohde b 1871 Avoca, Vic, dau of Johannes and Mary
                                                       Ann nee Passow.  d 1899, Maryborough Hospital, Vic, aged 28.
                                                                             Gone to WA


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