George Bland

(6 January 1861 - 8 August 1919)
     George Bland was born on 6 January 1861 in Yarram, Victoria. He was the son of Abraham Bland and Harriet Bullett.
     George Bland married Mosina Thomas on 27 March 1882 in Yarram, Victoria. Bland-Thomas. On the 27th ult., at Yarram, by the Rev Robert Falconer, B.A.. George, second son of A Bland, Esq of Barkly-place, Yarram, to Mosina, fourth daughter of the late M. Thomas, Esq, of Mayfield, Morang. New Zealand papers please copy . George Bland was listed in a directory dated between 1884 and 1885 as George Bland, grazier at Woranga, Victoria. George was a grazier in Yarram.
     George Bland made a will dated 20 June 1904 in 'Mayfield', Woranga, Victoria.
     George and Mosina were registered at Woranga, on the 1908 electoral roll. George Bland, farmer & Mosina, home duties. George Bland was an executor of Harriet Bullett's estate on 8 March 1910 in Victoria.
     George died on 8 August 1919 in 'Westward Ho', Yarram, aged 58. BLAND. - On the 8th August, at his residence, "Westward Ho," Yarram, George, loving husband of Mosina, and father of George (N.Z.F.F.), Harry, Hugh (A.I.F.), Theo. (A.I.F.), and Bob. New Zealand papers please copy . He was buried on 10 August 1919 in the Methodist section of the Alberton cemetery.
     His will was proved on 8 November 1919 at Victoria. George Bland of Yarram, formerly of Worange, ex grazier.

Children of George Bland and Mosina Thomas

Mosina Thomas

(27 September 1856 - 3 December 1934)
     Mosina Thomas was commonly known as Minnie. She was born on 27 September 1856 in River Plenty, Victoria.
     Mosina Thomas married George Bland, son of Abraham Bland and Harriet Bullett, on 27 March 1882 in Yarram, Victoria. Bland-Thomas. On the 27th ult., at Yarram, by the Rev Robert Falconer, B.A.. George, second son of A Bland, Esq of Barkly-place, Yarram, to Mosina, fourth daughter of the late M. Thomas, Esq, of Mayfield, Morang. New Zealand papers please copy .
     She was mentioned as unemployed in the 1883 Victorian Parliamentary Papers 30/142.
     In George Bland's will dated 20 June 1904 in 'Mayfield', Woranga, Victoria, Mosina Thomas was named as executrix of the estate.
     Mosina and George were registered at Woranga, on the 1908 electoral roll. George Bland, farmer & Mosina, home duties. Mosina Bland was an executor of George Bland's estate on 8 November 1919 in Victoria. Mosina Thomas was buried on 3 December 1934 in the Methodist section, Alberton.
     Mosina died on 3 December 1934 in Yarram, Victoria, aged 78.

Children of Mosina Thomas and George Bland

George Abraham Bland

(22 January 1883 - 4 January 1955)
     George Abraham Bland was born on 22 January 1883 in 'Mayfield', Woranga, Victoria. He was the son of George Bland and Mosina Thomas. George was an engineer.
     George Abraham Bland married Elizabeth Ann May, daughter of John George May and Emma Heath, in 1920 in Victoria.
     George Abraham Bland married Forester Kendall Uren on 13 December 1922 in Yarram, Victoria. BLAND-UREN.-On 13th December, at Yarram, by the Rev. H.R. Harris, George A., eldest son of the late George and Mrs. Bland of Yarram, to Forester K., second youngest daughter of the late William and Forester Uren, of Melbourne.
     George served in the Army from June 1941 to February 1943.
     George died on 4 January 1955 in Melbourne, Victoria, aged 71. He was buried on 4 January 1955 in the Methodist section, Alberton.