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Benjamin Fox MELLOR

Benjamin Fox MELLOR

Male 1843 - 1916  (72 years)

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  • Name Benjamin Fox MELLOR 
    Born 8 Mar 1843 Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Document Mar 1871 Torrentia, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2]  – Marriage
    Mellor Benjamin Fox 1871 Marraige doc
    Newspaper 15 Jan 1878 Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • NOTICE is hereby given that the PARTNERSHIP hitherto existing between the Undersigned THOMAS  FOX MELLOR,  JAMES FOX MELLOR, and BENJAMIN FOX MELLOR, under the Style of MELLOR BROTHERS, as General Machinists, in Adelaide, Kapunda, and Jamestown, was DISSOLVED by mutual consent on the fifth day of January instant by the retirement of the said Thomas Fox Mellor.
      The Business will in future be carried on under the same style by the said James Fox Mellor and Benjamin Fox Mellor, who will receive and pay all Debts due to and owing by the late Firm. Dated this fourteenth day of January, 1878.
      THOS. F. MELLOR              J. F. MELLOR                 B. F. MELLOR.
      Witness - W. Dearman, Solicitor, Adelaide.
    Cemetery Mar 1916 Kew Cemetery, High Street, Kew, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Name,  MELLOR, BENJAMIN FOX
      Date,  07-Mar-1916
      Grave Location,  BAPT A 0520
      Section Name,  Baptist
      Grave Type,  (not recorded)
      Service,  Burial
      Date, Service, Name
      27-Jan-1904, Burial, DAWSON, SARAH ANN
    Document West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2]  – Burial
    Mellor West Terrace Burial notes doc
    Died 5 Mar 1916 Creswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Newspaper 7 Mar 1916 Moonee Ponds, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6]  – Death
    • MELLOR.-On the 5th March, at the residence of his son-ln-law, Mr. Bennie, Newlyn, Benjamin Fox, of "Torrentia," Sussex street, Moonee Ponds, and dearly loved husband of Catherine Lavinia, and loving father of Frank, Bruce, Mrs. W. E. Bennie, Mrs. E. A. Anderson, Allan, Irene, and Roy, in his 73rd year,late  of the original firm of Mellor Bros., Adelaide. "So He giveth His beloved sleep." (Adelaide papers please copy.)
    Mellor Benjamin Fox 1916 Death article2093547-6-002
    Mellor Benjamin Fox 1916 Death article2093547-6-003
    Newspaper 7 Mar 1916 Moonee Ponds, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6]  – Death
    • MELLOR.-The Friends of the late Mr. BENJAMIN FOX MELLOR, of "Torrentia," Sussex street, Moonee Ponds, are respectfully invited to follow his remains to the place of Interment, the Boroondara Cemetery, Kew. The funeral will leave Spencer street railway station THIS DAY (Tuesday. 7th inst.), at 2.15, on arrival of train from Ballarat. R. PASCO, Undertaker, Creswick, in conjunction with JOSEPH ALLISON, Undertaker, Errol street, North Melbourne ('phone 751 Central), and Moonee Ponds ('phone 251 Ascot).
    Mellor Benjamin Fox 1916 Funeral article2093547-6-006
    Buried 7 Mar 1916 Kew Cemetery, High Street, Kew, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Newspaper 8 Mar 1916 – Funeral
    Mellor Benjamin Fox 1916 Funeral article2093547-6-006
    Newspaper 8 Mar 1916 – Obituary
    • The late Mr. Benjamin Fox Mellor, who died in Melbourne on Sunday, was well known by the farming community of  South Australia. For many years he was a partner in the implement manufacturing business of Mellor Brothers, which was founded in the early days by his father, the late Mr. Joseph Mellor. All of Mr. Mellor's brothers- Messrs. Thomas F., James F., and John F. Mellor predeceased him. About 30 years ago deceased with his partner, the late Mr. James Fox Mellor, manufactured and introduced the stump jump plough into South Australia, Victoria, and other States, having purchased the patent rights from the inventor, Mr. Robert B. Smith (now of Perth, W.A.). Until the date of his departure for Melbourne about 1906 Mr. Mellor was an active worker in the Flinders Street Baptist Church and Sunday School. His widow, is daughter of the late Mr. Dawson, of Dublin, and her family, reside in Victoria. There are four sons- Messrs. Frank, Bruce, Allan, and Roy (Moonee Ponds), and three daughters- Mesdames Benny, Newlyn, and Anderson Rushworth, and Miss Irene Mellor (Moonee Ponds).
      The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901-1929)
    Person ID I1215 Turner
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2017 

    Father Joseph MELLOR,   b. 9 Sep 1808, Elland, St Mary, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1880, Semaphore, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Mary FOX,   b. Abt 1812,   d. 12 Dec 1873, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Married 8 Apr 1835 Halifax, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9
    Family ID F416 Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Katherine Lavinia DAWSON,   b. Abt 1850,   d. Mar 1919, Essendon, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1871 Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • (Residence Of Robert Dawson)
    Children 
     1. Edward Albert Dawson MELLOR,   b. 26 Jan 1872, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1892  (Age 20 years)
     2. Alice Marion MELLOR,   b. 27 Jun 1873, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1874, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     3. Franklyn Reginald MELLOR,   b. 1 May 1875, Mitcham, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1959, Surrey Hills?, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     4. Bruce Torrens MELLOR,   b. 11 Nov 1876, At Sea, Aboard "Torrens" South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956, Blackburn?, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Nellie Theodora MELLOR,   b. 27 Jun 1878, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1945, Surrey Hills, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     6. Rosa Margaret MELLOR,   b. 19 Feb 1880, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1880, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     7. Elsie Mary MELLOR,   b. 21 May 1881, Mitcham, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965, Kew, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     8. Allan Robert MELLOR,   b. 7 Nov 1882, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1920, Lilydale, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     9. Irene Josephine MELLOR,   b. 6 Mar 1886, Mellor Park, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1963, Brighton, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     10. Roy Keith MELLOR,   b. 21 Jan 1891, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1974, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     11. MELLOR,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Jun 2011 
    Family ID F420 Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Photos
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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Mar 1843 - Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDocument - Marriage - Mar 1871 - Torrentia, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Mar 1871 - Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 15 Jan 1878 - Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCemetery - Mar 1916 - Kew Cemetery, High Street, Kew, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDocument - Burial - - West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Mar 1916 - Creswick, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Death - 7 Mar 1916 - Moonee Ponds, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - Death - 7 Mar 1916 - Moonee Ponds, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 Mar 1916 - Kew Cemetery, High Street, Kew, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Death was previously 24 Dec 1898, Semaphore, Adelaide, SA source?
      Moved to Victoria about 1906. (source: Jenny Turner email 12 Jan 2003)

  • Sources 
    1. [S64] South Australian Births 1842-1906, (c) SAGHS, Book: 1 Page: 16 (Reliability: 3), 24 May 2002.
      Surname: MELLOR
      Given Names: Benjamin Fox
      Date: 1843-03-08
      Sex: M
      Father: Joseph MELLOR
      Mother: Mary FOX
      Birth Place/Residence: Section 555
      District Code: Ade
      Symbol:
      Book: 1
      Page: 16

    2. [S226] Holme, Sue.

    3. [S228] South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839-1900), South Australian Register Tues 15 January 1878 - page 2 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S180] Boroondara General Cemetery, (<"http://www.kewcemetery.com.au">http://www.kewcemetery.com.au).

    5. [S48] Vic Births Deaths and Marriages Great Wars 1914-1920, (1916)/1353 (Reliability: 3), 30 Dec 2002.
      Surname: MELLOR
      Given Names: Benj Fox
      Event: D
      Spouse Surname/Father: Mellor Joseph
      Spouse Gvn Names/Mother: Unknown FOX
      Age: 72
      Death Place: Creswick
      Year: 1916 Reg. Number: 1353

    6. [S207] The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848-1954), Article identifier     http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2093547 Page identifier     http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-page389209 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S49] International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (http://www.familysearch.org/eng/search/igi/search_igi.asp), M007492 (Reliability: 3).
      Joseph MELLOR
      Sex: M
      Marriage(s):  Spouse: Mary FOX
      Marriage: 8 Apr 1835 Halifax, Yorkshire, England
      Source Information:
      Batch number: Dates Source Call No. Type Printout Call No. Type
      M007492 1813-1837 0990599-0990603 Film 6909609 Film

    8. [S41] Mellor, Joseph Harold, Joseph Mellor His Ancestors and Descendants By his Grandson Joseph Harold Mellor, (1681 Malvern Road Glen Iris, S.E. 6 , Victoria July 1947), p. 8 (Reliability: 3), 21 Dec 2002.

    9. [S137] Malcolm Bull's Calderdale Companion, (Marriages and Deaths Leeds Mercury 1835).
      Marriages and Deaths Leeds Mercury 1835
      Edition : Saturday, 11th April 1835Marriages
      On Wednesday at Halifax by Rev W. Gilmor M. A. –  Mr Joseph Mellor of Brighouse, grocer to Miss Mary Fox of Rastrick

    10. [S25] South Australian Marriages 1842 - 1916, Book/Page: 86/615 (Reliability: 3).
      Groom: MELLOR
      Given names: Benjamin Fox
      Bride: DAWSON
      Given names: Katherine Lavinia
      Date: 1871-03-29
      Groom Age: 28
      Status: S
      Groom's Father: Joseph MELLOR
      Bride Age: 21
      Status: S
      Bride's Father: Robert DAWSON
      Place: Res of Robert Dawson Adelaide
      District: Ade
      Book/Page: 86/615


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