Category: Upper Plenty

Upper Plenty, Victoria

Pretty Sally’s Hill by J.W.Payne (1981)

Pretty Sally’s Hill by J.W.Payne (1981)

This book published by J.W.Payne in 1981 is a fantastic resource for those with an interest in the Wallan, Wandong & Bylands area of Victoria. If you click on the link it will take...

Paton, Patton, Patoun Family Associated Families

Paton, Patton, Patoun Family Associated Families

Over the last few months I’ve identified that Russell Patton, son of Robert & Matilda Patton from Kirkwall, died at Bathurst River in The Gambia, Africa. Robert Russell Patton’s wife Hannah, and son Ebenezer...

Two Charles William Patton’s – 1881 & 1888

Two Charles William Patton’s – 1881 & 1888

For years our family history has had Charles William Patton, and his subsequent marriages to Bertha St.Clair Cox & Alice Isabella Hammond , as being the son of William “Bill” Patton (1857-1846) & Mary...

Ina, Grace & Carrie Patton escape with their lives from burning house in Upper Plenty, 12 June 1913

Ina, Grace & Carrie Patton escape with their lives from burning house in Upper Plenty, 12 June 1913

The things that you find out when you’re a genealogist. Ina Moorabbe Patton (nee Cocks), with her two youngest children, Ina Grace “Grace” (2 years) & Caroline Francis “Carrie” (6 months) were lucky to...

Mount Hope, Catapillars, Bushfires & Pigs Eating Butter

Mount Hope, Catapillars, Bushfires & Pigs Eating Butter

Following William & Charlotte’s marriage on the 20th December 1853 at Castle Hill, Yan Yean their children Robert, Bill & Charles were registered as being born in Yan Yean, their first daughter Bessie registered...

Patton Family Re-union 2018

Patton Family Re-union 2018

We are currently determining the level of interest from family members in having a family re-union, the last family gathering was held in Wandong, Victoria in 1980. Interest in knowing more?  Email – family@garypatton.net...

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