Margaret Ann Green

(circa 1858 - 16 May 1925)
Box Hill, Jessie (Logan), Dorothy (O'Rorke), John T K & Maggie
     A picture of Margaret Ann Green seated outside with a fan, signed your loving auntie Maggie - a poor photcopy is held. She was commonly known as Maggie. She was born circa 1858 in Clare, Ireland. Born c.1858 if aged 67 at her death as stated on death index. Aged 27 at her father's death in 1885 and 54 at her mother's death in 1910. Her grand daughter Sheela said she was the daughter of Thomas Green and his wife Jenny Schael, but she called her Annie Green. She was the daughter of Michael Green and Jenny Scales.
     Margaret Ann Green arrived with Michael Green and Jenny Scales in July 1870 at Victoria.
     Margaret Ann Green married John Thomas Killigrew Dunbar, son of George Killigrew Dunbar and Anne Potter Watt, on 25 January 1880 in the Roman Catholic church presbytery, Elsternwick, Victoria. Margaret Ann Green and Frances Elizabeth Dunbar, Jessie Bates Dunbar, George Killigrew Dunbar and Ellen McKee Annie Dunbar were beneficiaries in Anne Potter Watt's will proved 1 September 1887 in Victoria.
     Margaret and John were registered as John Killigrew Dunbar, wheelwright, Margaret Ann Dunbar, home duties, JeanAdelaine, book-keeper & George Killigrew, carpenter at Penshurst, Victoria, on the 1914 electoral roll.
     Margaret and John were registered as Dorothy Elizabeth, home duties, GTK carpenter, JTK no occupation, Margaret,home duties & Jean Adeline Dunbar, clerk at 24 Ellingworth Pde, Box Hill, Victoria, on the 1919 electoral roll.
     Margaret died on 16 May 1925 in Glenthompson, Victoria, Australia.
     DUNBAR - In loving memory of our dear mother, Margaret Ann Dunbar, who passed away May 16, 1925 ; also our dear father, John Killigrew Dunbar, who passed away February 2, 1921.
God grant to them eternal rest.
-(Dorothy and Hugh O'Rorke.)
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Children of Margaret Ann Green and John Thomas Killigrew Dunbar

George Thomas Killigrew Dunbar

(18 June 1890 - 9 April 1955)
John T K Dunbar
     George Thomas Killigrew Dunbar was born on 18 June 1890 in Oakleigh, Victoria. He was the son of John Thomas Killigrew Dunbar and Margaret Ann Green. George Thomas Killigrew Dunbar was registered in the 1914 electoral roll with John Thomas Killigrew Dunbar and Margaret Ann Green.
     George was registered as George Killigrew Dunbar, carpenter at Penshurst, Victoria, on the 1914 electoral roll.
     George served in the 29th Battalion of the AIF as a Private between 1916 and 1919. He enlisted at Hamilton 7 Feb 1916. Served in the Middle East, France & England with 29th Battalion. Wounded in action in France 25 Oct 1916. Returned to Australia per H T Marathon on 6 Nov 1918. Disembarked Melbourne 1 Jan 1919. He was discharged 8 Feb 1919. Medals - British War Medal, Victory medal.
     George Thomas Killigrew Dunbar married Margaret Mary Cullen on 9 October 1918 in Most Holy Trinity RC church, Brook Green, Hammersmith, Middlesex, England. He was a private in the AIF stationed at Monte Vedis camp, Weymouth, she was a woollen warehouse assistant of 19 Sterndale Rd, Hammersmith. The certificate states that she was 36 years old, but her death certificates states 30 which is confirmed by her age at death. This is possibly a misreading by the GRO staff. George Thomas Killigrew Dunbar was registered in the 1919 electoral roll with John Thomas Killigrew Dunbar and Margaret Ann Green. George was a carpenter.
     George was registered as carpenter, c/- Currie, Birchip at Birchip, on the 1937 electoral roll. He was to marry Dora Ann Currie nee Grigson.
     George Thomas Killigrew Dunbar married secondly Dora Ann Grigson (Currie) on 28 September 1937 in St Joseph's RC church, Watchem, Victoria.
     George and Dora were registered as GTK & Doreen Agnes Elizabeth Dunbar at Campbell St, Birchip, Victoria, on the between 1938 and 1941 electoral roll.
     George served in the Army from 1 January 1940 to 24 March 1942.
     George and Dora were registered as George Thomas Killigrew & Dora Ann Elizabeth Dunbar at Campbell St, Birchip, on the between 1943 and 1949 electoral roll.
     George and Dora were registered as GTK & Dora Ann Dunbar, carpenter at Duncan St, Birchip, on the 1955 electoral roll. In 1956 neither were listed.
     George died on 9 April 1955 in Birchip, Victoria, aged 64. He was buried in the cemetery, Birchip.

Children of George Thomas Killigrew Dunbar and Margaret Mary Cullen

Margaret Mary Cullen

(circa 1888 - 20 December 1932)
     Margaret Mary Cullen was born circa 1888 in Athy, Kildare, Ireland. Daughter of Samuel Cullen, gunsmith & Ann Brady..
     Margaret Mary Cullen married George Thomas Killigrew Dunbar, son of John Thomas Killigrew Dunbar and Margaret Ann Green, on 9 October 1918 in Most Holy Trinity RC church, Brook Green, Hammersmith, Middlesex, England. He was a private in the AIF stationed at Monte Vedis camp, Weymouth, she was a woollen warehouse assistant of 19 Sterndale Rd, Hammersmith. The certificate states that she was 36 years old, but her death certificates states 30 which is confirmed by her age at death. This is possibly a misreading by the GRO staff.
     Margaret Mary Cullen arrived in 1919 at Victoria, Australia. A Mrs M Dunbar arrived in April 1919 on the "Balmoral Castle", but was aged 26.
     Margaret died on 20 December 1932 in 8 Howard Street, Box Hill, Victoria. The children were immediately placed in an orphanage, John running away to attend the funeral but arriving too late.. She was buried on 21 December 1932 in Box Hill.

Children of Margaret Mary Cullen and George Thomas Killigrew Dunbar