Category: Wandong

Wandong, 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...

Family Reunion Funding Donations

Family Reunion Funding Donations

I’ve had a couple of requests from people on how they can “chip in” to assist with the costs for holding the Patton Family reunion at Wandong on the 27th January 2018. Thanks to...

Twelve Months That Turned Into More Than Half A Century

Twelve Months That Turned Into More Than Half A Century

Douglas William Arthur Patton was born on the 25th May 1884 in Wallan.  His parents house “Shaldon Cottage” was just out from Wallan near the turn-off to Wandong & Whittlesea.  Son of Charles Douglas...

Patton Family Reunion

Patton Family Reunion

The last year has been very challenging on a personal level and that’s contributed to the resurgence of my activities in my family history research. I don’t know what it is but there’s a...

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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