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

Scotland ; VDL (Tasmania) ; Portland ; Tahara ; Digby, 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, 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 attended Digby State School between 1883 and 1893.

1889-90 : Francis Joseph (Jabez) HEAZLEWOOD 1854-1934, youngest brother of Robert was at Portland, Hotspur and Heywood, Victoria from 1880-1896.

1921 : Robert Henry HEAZLEWOOD died at Digby, Victoria and was buried in the Digby Cemetery in 1921.

1921 : Joan HEAZLEWOOD, widow of Robert Henry HEAZLEWOOD died at Digby, Victoria and was buried in the Digby Cemetery in 1932.

Robert HEAZLEWOOD & Jane Catherine "Joan" DUFF had the following children:

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

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

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

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

  5. Florence Agnes Mary "Floss" HEAZLEWOOD 1875-1908, b. Digby, Victoria; d. Smeaton, Victoria; m. 1896, Digby, 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, Victoria; d. Melbourne, Victoria.

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

  8. William George HEAZLEWOOD 1884-1962, b. Digby, Victoria; d. Melbourne, Victoria; m. 1921 to Edith Mary BIGGIN 1894-1988, b. Digby, Victoria; d. Melbourne, Victoria; both buried Box Hill Cemetery, Melbourne. William served in with the AIF 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, Victoria; d. Merino, Victoria; m. 1908 at Merino, Victoria to William Rhodes BRYCE 1886-1954, b. Merino, Victoria; d. Tasmania; 2 children.

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

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