Robert Alfred Renforth Wallace

Robert Alfred Renforth Wallace[1, 2]

Male 1863 - 1930  (67 years)

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  • Name Robert Alfred Renforth Wallace 
    Born 19 Feb 1863  Workington, Cumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Workington is a town, civil parish and port on the west coast of Cumbria, England, at the mouth of the River Derwent.[1] Historically part of Cumberland and lying within the Borough of Allerdale, Workington is 32 miles (51.5 km) southwest of Carlisle, 7 miles (11.3 km) west of Cockermouth, and 5 miles (8.0 km) southwest of Maryport. It has a population of 24,121.[2]

      Workington is the seat of Allerdale Borough Council, which is one of three borough councils in Cumbria. Tony Cunningham is the local MP for the constituency of the same name that includes other towns in the hinterland of Workington.
    Gender Male 
    Qld Electoral roll 1903  Woowoonga , Degilbo Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Number: 201
    First Name: Robert Alfred Renforth
    Last Name: Wallace
    Place Of Living: Woowoonga
    Occupation: farmer
    Gender: Male
    Polling Place: Degilbo
    Division: Wide Bay
    Country: Australia
    State: Queensland
    Record set: Queensland Electoral Rolls
    Year: 1903
    Category: Census, land & surveys
    (Queensland Commonwealth Electoral Roll 1903) 
    Personal 1908  Degilbo Find all individuals with events at this location 
    First Name: R. A. R.
    Last Name: Wallace
    Topic: To be Trustee, School of Arts
    Location: Degilbo
    Pages: 1406
    Volume: XC
    Year: 1908
    Country: Australia
    State: Queensland
    Record set: Queensland government gazettes
    (Queensland Government Gazette Consolidated Index 1859-1919) 
    Died 26 Jun 1930  Samford Road, Alderley, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Death Registration
      WALLACE Robert Alfred Renforth: Death: 1930: Father: Charles John Wallace: Mother: Eliza Ann RENFORTH. Reg No 1930/11368 [Queensland Historical Death Index 1829 - 1964]
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      Mr. R. A. R. Wallace.

      Mr. Robert Alfred Renforth Wallace, late of Samford-road, Alderley, who passed away at his residence on June 26, was bom in Workington, Cumberland, England, on february 19, 1863 and as a young man served in the British Navy. The late Mr. Wallace came to Australia in 1879, and shortly after landing in Brisbane he took the position of lighthouse-keeper at Bustard Head, and later at Cape Capricorn. He then took up farmlng at Degilbo, in the Burnett district, where he remained for 15 years. Later he conducted 'bus and auctioneering businesses in Maryborough, where for several years he served as an alderman of the council. He was highly esteemed in Masonic circles, being a Past Master of Lodge Burnett, No. 174, Eidsvold, and also a prominent member of the Royal Arch Chapter. For seven years he held the position of manager of the provision stores on the railway construction from Mundubbera to Monto. The late Mr. Wallace leaves a widow and grown-up family.

      Transcribed from 'The Brisbane Courier' Tuesday 8th July 1930
    Buried 28 Jun 1930  Toowong Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Brisbane City Council Online Services
      Grave Location Search
      Name Burial or Ashes Interred Date Age
      Wallace Robert Alfred Renforth 28 / 06 / 1930 67 years Wallace Henrietta Mary 04 / 04 / 1933 49 years
      Cemtery Details
      Cemetery: Toowong Cemetery Street Address: Cnr Frederick St and Mt Coot-tha Rd, Toowong UBD Ref: Map 158 N13
      Portion 28 Section 5 Grave Number 14

      First Name: Robert Alfred Renforth
      Last Name: Wallace
      Day: 28
      Month: Jun
      Year: 1930
      Place: Brisbane
      Register Reference: 81
      Source: Cannon And Cripps
      Country: Australia
      State: Queensland
      Record set: Queensland funeral records
      (Queensland Burials Transcription)

    Person ID I6285  Hickey, List, Bundesen, Thomsen, Jensen, Jessen
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2013 

    Father Charles John Wallace 
    Mother Eliza Ann Renforth 
    Family ID F2064  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Eliza Payne,   b. Abt 1862, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Mar 1906, Biggenden, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married 08 Nov 1884  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Registration
      WALLACE Robert Alfred Renforth: Marriage: 08.11.1884: Spouse: Eliza PAYNE. Ref No 1884/133 [Queensland Pioneers Index 1829 - 1964]
    Children 
     1. Ethel Maude Wallace,   b. 1885, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Arthur Gordon Wallace,   b. 1887, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Violet Annie Wallace,   b. 1889, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Robert Alfred Wallace,   b. 1892, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Frederick Rooksby Wallace,   b. 1895, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Henry St.Clair Wallace,   b. 10 Oct 1896, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1960, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
     7. Edith May Wallace,   b. 1900, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Bertram Edward Wallace,   b. 1902, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 15 May 2010 
    Family ID F2063  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Henrietta Mary Hall,   b. circa 1883,   d. 03 Apr 1933, Brisbane District, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Children 
     1. Ronald Charles Wallace,   b. 1909, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Andrew Renforth Wallace,   b. 1911, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William Edwin Wallace,   b. 1912, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Winnifred Wallace,   b. 1913, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 16 May 2010 
    Family ID F2145  Group Sheet

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    NB: Michelle Wallace....Please contact again as your email doesn't work.
    NB: Michelle Wallace....Please contact again as your email doesn't work.

  • Sources 
    1. [S66] Mrs Laurina Collins.

    2. [S12] Qld Birth, Deaths and Marriages.


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