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5. John Frederick William LENNOX 3 (Charlotta Sophia Elizabeth HESS3, Friedrich "Frederick"2, Daniel1) was born in 1884 in Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia4 and died in 1982 in Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia at age 98.

John married Lillian EDWARDS 1 in 1914 in Victoria, Australia. Lillian was born in 1889 in East Melbourne, Victoria and died in 1952 in Nth Carlton Vic, Bdm #14042 at age 63.

6. Charlotte Maud LENNOX 3 (Charlotta Sophia Elizabeth HESS3, Friedrich "Frederick"2, Daniel1) was born on 30 Dec 1886 in Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia4 and died on 4 Jul 1978 in Parkville, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia at age 91.

Charlotte married Arthur Sydney MILLARD.1 Arthur was born in 1877 in Beechworth, Victoria, Australia and died in 1936 in Melbourne, Victoria 3000 at age 59.

The child from this marriage was:

   8 M    i. Sylvester George Lennox MILLARD 10 was born on 27 Oct 1914 in Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and died on 22 Dec 2000 in Kew, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia at age 86.

7. Thomas James LENNOX 9 (Charlotta Sophia Elizabeth HESS3, Friedrich "Frederick"2, Daniel1) was born in 1892 in Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia,9 died on 27 Jun 1972 in Coburg, Victoria at age 80, and was buried on 29 Jun 1972 in Fawkner Cemetery & Crematorium, Fawkner, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Thomas's Birth Details : (Official records show Thomas' birthplace as Fitzroy, however this may
only have been the location of the place of registration - Reg No.

Thomas's Burial Details : LENNOX Thomas James Fawkner Memorial Park

Thomas was born at Lee Street in Carlton where he attended the Princes Hill School as a child.

He was known as Pop Lennox by his grandchildren. His parents both died at a very young age, his mother was only 28 and his father was only 30.

It is not known as to the timing, or space between their deaths.

Prior to the Depression he had a General Store in Mt. Alexander Road in Flemington.

In later years he had a small 'stall' or kiosk where he used to sell snacks and cigarettes, in the old Ampol building which was opposite the Royal Melbourne Hospital in Melbourne, VIC.

The Lennox family name has an established a link back to Mary Queen of Scots (anecdotal evidence only).


Thomas was cremated Fawkner Crematorium on 29 Jun 1972 in Fawkner Cemetery & Crematorium, Fawkner, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Thomas married Mabel Alice Francis "May" WHITE.,11 daughter of Joseph Stanley WHITE 12 and Frances Clare "Clara" BARRON,.13 Mabel was born on 1 May 1897 in Wandering, Western Australia 6308,14 died in Aug 1940 in Sunbury, Victoria, Australia at age 43, and was buried on 22 Aug 1940 in Fawkner Cemetery & Crematorium, Fawkner, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Mabel's Death Details : Age:43

Mabel's Burial Details : LENNOX May Alice Fawkner Memorial ParkChurch Of EnglandFA-COE*S***954 Interment22/08/1940

May came to Victoria as a child, her mother married again, her
mother's name then became ANDERSON.

Children from this marriage were:

   9 F    i. Mavis Maude LENNOX was born on 26 Aug 1917, died on 15 Sep 1988 in Gouburn Valley Base Hospital, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia at age 71, and was buried on 17 Sep 1988 in Old Longwood Cemetery, Longwood, Victoria, Australia.

Mavis was known by her children as Mum and by her grandchildren and her Great-Granchildren as Grandma. She used to work in a textiles factory in Coburg in Melbourne.

Mavis was the Great-Grand-Daughter of William George Edward Barron, the first white / european child to be born in Western Australia. His father was an Irish Army Colour Sargeant, Col. Sgt. Edward Hugh Barrow who was posted to the colonies and opened the first tavern, dairy & bakery in Perth, Western Australia.. His story is included in Mavis' information.

Edward Barron was Colour Sergeant of the 63rd regiment. He, his wife Jane and three children, Jane, Eliza & Mary Ann arrived on the "Sulphur".

Another boy, born in the new colony was reputed to be the first white child born here.

When they settled in Perth, Jane Barron took out an Inn licence for the "Wheat SheafÓ tavern , the first tavern in Perth.

Even the first meetings of the Perth Council were held at the Tavern .......Meetings of the Town Trust and later of the City Council were held each month, the Chairman being elected at the annual ratepayers' meeting. These meetings had to be held wherever opportunity offered. They were held in turn at the Court House, the Commercial Hotel and the United Services Tavern. From December 2, 1853, they were held at the Mechanics Institute on the corner of Howick Street, later to be named Hay Street, and Pier Street. - (Source -

She also ran Perth's first dairy & Bakery.

Dictionary of Western Australians 1829-1914 compiled by Pamela Stratham (Volume 1 - 1829 1850) includes the following information.

BARRON Edward b. 1796. Arrived with the 63rd Regiment as colour sergeant, per "Sulphur" on 8.6.1829, with his wife Jane Pearson b. 1800 and four children; Jane b. 1824 (d. April 1837), Eliza b. 1825, Marion and one other.

Children born in colony; Edward George b. September 1829 at the military barracks Perth, (the first white child born there), a son b. August 1831, Ellen b. November 1835, William b. Jan 1838, Robert b. May 1839, and Thomas b. Aug 1841.

Discharged from the Army in March 1834 and opened the "United Services Tavern" in St George's Terrace where his wife also ran the first dairy in Perth (F.C. Irwin, page 51).

Jane took out an inn licence in January 1833 for the "Wheatsheaf Inn" and subsequently an Inn in Howick Street named the "Criterion".

In 1832 was granted 26 acres of land in the 'interior' and Perth Town Lots V1, 2, 3, 4 & Q14. In 1836 owned and leased 400 acres at the Avon River.

Family resided in Perth (1837 Census).

In 1845 was charged with soliciting Rollands to commit perjury on his behalf but was acquitted (March 1845 I.). Sold Perth Town Lot Q14 in April 1848.

Mavis married Ernest Alfred "Ernie" PATTON [182966666], son of Douglas William Arthur PATTON [182967844] 15 and Ina Moorabbee COCKS [182968071],16 on 15 Feb 1936 in Merlynston, Melbourne, Victoria. Ernest was born on 17 Feb 1918 in Broadford, Victoria, Australia, died on 7 Mar 2009 in Amaroo Aged Care, Euroa, Victoria, Australia at age 91, and was buried on 13 Mar 2009 in Old Longwood Cemetery, Longwood, Victoria, Australia.

Ernest's Birth Details : Registration No: 2847, Place of Registration: Essendon, Victoria.
Although Ernie was born at the Broadford Hospital, his family was at the time living at Wallan East.


Attended Wallan State School: 1925.

Attended Wallan State School: 1927.

RESIDENCE: Patton Family Houses, circa 1950, in cnr Withers & Maxfield Street, Longwood, Victoria, Australia.

Car Accident: Cnr Hume Highway & 3 Mile, Cir 1990, Longwood, Shire of Strathbogie, Victoria 3665.

Ernest's obituary was published in the Herald Sun on 9 Mar 2009 in Melbourne, Victoria 3000.
PATTON. - Ernest Alfred. On Mar. 07, 2009, at Amaroo, Euroa.

Late of Euroa and formerly of Longwood. Beloved husband of Mavis (dec. ). Loved father to Shirley (Mrs Welsh), Ian, Ronnie (dec. ), Keith, Robert, Glenda (Mrs Miller) and Beverley (Mrs Bolton). Much loved grandfather and great grandfather to their families. Mum and Dad together again.

Ernest was buried at the Ernie & Mavis' Grave Old Longwood Cemetery, Longwood, Victoria, Australia on 10 Mar 2009.

   10 F    ii. Edna May LENNOX was born on 1 May 1919, died on 2 Apr 2016 at age 96, and was buried on 5 Apr 2016 in Northern Memorial Park, Melbourne, Victoria.

Edna's Burial Details : GRIGGS Edna May01/05/191902/04/2016Northern Memorial ParkNorthern Park Flinders (Lawn)NP-FLI*X***12 Interment05/04/2016

Edna married Bernard Noel "Bernie" GRIGGS. Bernard was born on 25 Dec 1920 in Carlton North, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, died on 9 Jul 1993 at age 72, and was buried on 14 Jul 1993 in Northern Memorial Park, Melbourne, Victoria.

Bernard's Burial Details : GRIGGS Bernard Noel 09/07/1993Northern Memorial ParkNorthern Park Flinders (Lawn)NP-FLI*X***12 Interment14/07/1993


Bernard served in the military WWII in 1939. Name: Bernard Noel Griggs
Birth Date: 25 Dec 1920
Birth Place: Nt Carlton Victoria
Year Range: 1939 - 1948
Enlistment Place: Coburg Victoria
Service Number: V47922
Next of Kin: John Griggs
Series Description: B884: Army Citizen Military Forces

   11 F    iii. Alice LENNOX was born after 1930.

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