Note for: Desmond Branson Stokes, 1894 - 29 AUG 1977 Index
Date: 31 AUG 1977
Place: Crematorium, Karrakatta Cemetery, West AustIndividual Note:
A Mr D.Stokes engineer arrived at Fremantle WA from Calcutta aboard the GRACCHUS on the 30 May 1923.
He made his way to Carnarvon and worked as a truck driver for Charles Kingsford Smith. Whilst at Carnarvon he met and married Whilemina Young and in partnership with her son (Patrick Laidler) opperated a mail run to the North West Cape up until WW2.
Then in partnership with his wife (Wilhemina Young) purchased 28 acres of crown land and started the Retreat Plantation on the North bank of the Gascoyne River.
In his younger days Desmond Stokes claimed he was a bounty hunter shooting tigers for the Burmese Government and an engineer on a cargo vessel sailing the waters of the Persian Gulf.
Note for: Alfred Henry Laidler, 13 MAY 1866 - 16 JUN 1866 Index
Date: 17 JUN 1866
Place: Maldon Cemetery, Victoria, AustraliaIndividual Note:
Died at Maldon aged just one month. Buried at Maldon in Pioneers Section - Plot No 17. Death Reg No 5508.
Note for: Elizabeth Laidler, 7 AUG 1870 - JUN 1933 Index
Date: 21 JUN 1933
Place: Springvale Cemetery, Victoria, AustraliaIndividual Note:
Elizabeth Laidler, born at Parkins Reef Road, Maldon, Victoria. Died at North Brighton and buried at Springvale Cemetery. Death Reg No 5615. Baptist, Compartment A Section 24 Grave 8. Fathers name registered as James Duncan Laidler & Mothers name as Bridget O'Halloran'.
Victorian Electoral Rolls:
1903,1909 living in Welsford St Shepparton Vic. Home Duties
1919 Elizabeth, Ben & Lucy & Francis are living at 106 Westbury St Balaclava Vic
1924 Elizabeth is living at 7 Anzac St Murrumbeena (Oakleigh)
1931 Elizabeth Ben & Lucy are living ay 9 Clive St Brighton Vic, Home Duties
Note for: Herbert Cleveland Laidler, 5 JUL 1878 - 17 FEB 1929 Index
Date: 18 FEB 1929
Place: Fremantle Cemetery, West AustIndividual Note:
Occupation: miner and stevedore
Buried in Fremantle Cemetery, Methodist MON BB 0425
Herbert Cleverland Laidler & Elma Victoria Laidler were registered on the Electoral Roll on the 30/09/1914
for 16 Davis St in the district of Boulder, West Aust.
1914-15 Post Office Directory, listed at 184 Mandurah Rd Beaconsfield, West Aust.
Note for: James Laidler, 27 JUN 1860 - 1860 Index
Date: 27 JUN 1860
Place: Ballarat Old Cemetery, Victoria, AustraliaIndividual Note:
Died at 4 weeks old; Residence at the time - Lydiard Street, Ballarat. Buried Ballarat Cemetery in unknown grave. Death Reg No 5407
Note for: Margaret Jane Laidler, 1875 - 1956 Index
Death Reg No 5438, Alph? Victoria, Australia.
Note for: Walter Cleveland Laidler, 17 MAY 1865 - 9 JUN 1865 Index
Date: 9 JUN 1865
Place: Maldon Cemetery Plot No 11Individual Note:
Died aged just 23 days; buried at Maldon, in Pioneers Section - no known grave. Death Reg No 4458. Plot No 11