Tanner

Seppings Connection – Ethel Emily Tanner’s daughter Ethel Margaret Purtell m. Edgar Shelley Seppings 1926 Melbourne, Vic

Generation 1

William North

m. Sarah Tanner

  • George Yeo Tanner b. 29 Feb 1793 Ashcott, Somerset
  • William Tanner b. 16 Jan 1795 Compton-Dunden, Somerset; chr. 2 Sep 1799 St Peter & St Paul Marlborough, Wiltshire, England; d. 21 Aug 1888 Lara, Vic, Australia
  • Elizabeth Tanner

Generation 2

William Tanner  b. 16 Jan 1795 Compton-Dunden, Somerset, England; chr. 2 Sep 1799 St Peter & St Paul Marlborough, Wiltshire, England; d. 21 Aug 1888 Cowies Creek, Lara, Vic, Australia; bur. 23 Aug 1888 Plot 824, Hern Hill, Geelong Western Public Cemetry. Died of Bronchitis and Debility.
Occupation: Agricultural Labourer
Left England: 16 May 1855 South Hampton on Maria Hay
Arrived in Australia: 17 Aug 1855 Corio Bay, Geelong, Vic
Lived at: 50 acres on Cowies Creek, Bacchus March Road, 1872-88

m. Harriot Haines 11 Jul 1827
b. 1808, d. 19 Sep 1829

m. Ann Hayes Martin 2 Apr 1833 Compton-Dunden, Somerset, England
b. 18 Mar 1814 Ascot, Somerset, England; d. 18 Aug 1888 Cowies Creek, Lara, Vic, Australia; bur. Plot CoE-1-0824 Geelong Western Public Cemetery

  • Elizabeth Tanner b. 3 Mar 1834 Compton-Dunden, Somerset; d. Mar 1836
  • William Henry Tanner b. 24 Apr 1836 Compton-Dunden, Somerset; d. 9 Apr 1914 Geelong, Vic; bur. Plot CoE-1-0812 Geelong Western Public Cemetery
  • Richard Tanner  b. 29 Jul 1838 Compton-Dunden, Somerset; d. 1839 Compton-Dunden, Somerset
  • Elizabeth Tanner b. 29 Mar 1840 Compton-Dunden, Somerset; d. Sep 1896 Ballarat, Vic
  • Harriot Tanner b. 3 Jul 1842 Compton-Dunden, Somerset; d. 1842
  • Harriet Tanner b. 22 Feb 1844 Compton-Dunden, Somerset; d. 1 Sep 1905 Geelong, Vic
  • Magdalen Tanner b. 29 May 1846 Compton-Dunden, Somerset; d. 1 Dec 1846
  • Lazarus Tanner b. 3 Nov 1849 Compton-Dunden, Somerset; d. 31 Jul 1909 Geelong
  • Stephen Tanner b. 27 Oct 1850 Compton-Dunden, Somerset; d. 30 April 1939 Subiaco, WA; bur. Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, WA
  • Eleanor Harrison Tanner b. 14 Aug 1853 Compton-Dunden, Somerset; d. 1874 Geelong, Vic

Elizabeth Tanner

m. John Farnham 1 May 1823

Generation 3

William Tanner’s offspring –

William Henry Tanner b. 24 Apr 1836 Compton-Dunden, Somerset, England; d. 9 Apr 1914 Geelong, Vic, Australia; bur. plot CoE-1-0812 Geelong Western Public Cemetery
Left England: 16 May 1855 South Hampton on Maria Hay
Arrived in Australia: 17 Aug 1855 Corio Bay, Geelong

m. Margaret Jane Anderson 5 Mar 1857 Moorabool, Vic, Australia
d. 8 Aug 1926 in house of daughter, Balaclava, Melbourne; bur. Plot CoE-1-0812 Geelong Western Public Cemetery

  • Mary Anne Tanner b. 1859; d. 1931
  • James Tanner b. 1859; d. 1897
  • Jemima Martin Tanner b. 1862 Moorabool Shire, Vic; d. 12 Jul 1945 Beechworth, Vic; bur. Beechworth Cemetery
  • John Tanner b. 1869 Bannockburn, Vic; d. 10 Oct 1944 Geelong; bur. Plot EAS-METH-06-807-167 Geelong Eastern Cemetery
  • Charles John Sharpe Tanner b. 1877; d. Feb 1912; bur. Plot CoE-1-0842 Geelong Western Public Cemetery
  • William Stephen Tanner b. 1880; d. 1909
  • Edwin Charles Tanner b. 1880; d. 1880

Elizabeth Tanner b. 29 Mar 1840 Compton-Dunden, Somerset, England; d. 26 Sep 1896 Ballarat, Vic; bur. Plot Avenue, Section 3, Row 2, Grave 7 Ballarat Old Cemetery
Left England: 16 May 1855 South Hampton on Maria Hay
Arrived in Australia: 17 Aug 1855 Corio Bay, Geelong

m. William Barker 14 Oct 1858 St Pauls Church, Geelong
b. 23 Nov 1834 Ely Haddenham, Cambridgeshire, England, d. 1875 Ballarat

  • Edith Barker b. 1860 Newtown, Geelong; d. 1907 Ballarat, Vic
  • Emma Barker b. 1862 Ballarat, Vic; d. 1919 Ballarat, Vic
  • George Barker b. 1864 Ballarat, Vic; d 14 Jun 1944 Ballarat, Vic
  • Mary Ann Barker b. 1867 Ballarat, Vic; 28 Aug 1929 Ballarat, Vic
  • Charles Barker b. 1869 Ballarat, Vic; 8 Jun 1951 St Kilda, Vic; bur. Cheltenham Pioneers Cemetery, Vic
  • Harriet Barker b. 1871 Ballarat, Vic; 16 Feb 1947 Ballarat, Vic
  • William Barker b. 1873 Ballarat, Vic; 4 Jun 1934 Ballarat, Vic
  • Simon Barker b. 1876 Ballarat, Vic; d. 1947 Ballarat, Vic; bur. with brother William Barker

m. David Warnock 1878 Ballarat, Vic
b. 1817 Scotland; d. 21 Jan 1889; bur. Plot Avenue, Section 3, Row 2, Grave 7 Ballarat Old Cemetery

Harriet Tanner b. 22 Feb 1844 Compton-Dunden, Somerset, England; d. 1 Sep 1905 Leigh, Geelong, Vic; bur. Plot CoE-1-0822 Geelong Western Public Cemetery
Left England: 16 May 1855 South Hampton on Maria Hay
Arrived in Australia: 17 Aug 1855 Corio Bay, Geelong

m. Charles James Carter 1864
d. 21 Apr 1903 bur. Plot WST-COE-1-807-0822 Geelong Western Public Cemetery

Lazarus Tanner b. 3 Nov 1849 Compton-Dunden, Somerset, England; d. 31 Jul 1909 Geelong, Vic; bur. Plot COE-1-0823 Geelong Western Public Cemetery
Left England: 16 May 1855 South Hampton on Maria Hay
Arrived in Australia: 17 Aug 1855 Corio Bay, Geelong
Occupation: Wood merchant
Lived at: Cowies Creek, Lara, Vic. Geelong West, Vic

m. Hannah Mary Howe 1869
b. 22 Nov 1850; d. 30 Mar 1917; bur. Plot COE-1-0823 Geelong Western Public Cemetery

  • Stephen Thomas Tanner b. 1870 Cowies Creek, Lara, Vic; d. 1939
  • Albert Henry Tanner b. 1872 Geelong, Vic; d.1939
  • Eleanor Elliott Harrison Tanner b. 19 Nov 1874 Lara, Vic; d. 18 Oct 1943; bur. Plot WST-COE-1-807-0857 Geelong Western Public Cemetery
  • Arthur James Simson Tanner b. 1877 Lara, Vic; d. 11 Jul 1922; bur. Geelong Western Public Cemetery
  • Blanche Amelia Ethel Tanner b. 1879 Lara, Vic; d. 17 Oct 1955 Geelong, Vic; bur. Plot CoE-NEW-762 Geelong Western Public Cemetery
  • William Alexander Frederick Tanner b. 1881 Lara, Vic; d. 1940
  • Grace Matilda Maud Tanner b. 1885 Lara, Vic; d. 11 Feb 1937; bur. Plot CEO-1-0828A Geelong Western Public Cemetery
  • Eva Alice May Tanner b. 1886 Lara, Vic; d. 1957; bur. Plot CoE-1-0737C Geelong Western Public Cemetery
  • Rachel (Dolly) Ann Florence Tanner b. 1888 Cowies Creek, Lara, Vic; d. 1971
  • Harold Wallace Peter Tanner b. 26 Dec 1892 Geelong, Vic; d. 25 Jul 1957 Footscray Hospital, Footscray, Vic; bur. Footscray Cemetery Pres. D Row 5 Plot 637

Stephen Tanner b. 27 Oct 1850 Compton-Dunden, Somerset, England; d. 30 April 1939 Subiaco, WA; bur. Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, WA
Left England: 16 May 1855 South Hampton on Maria Hay
Arrived in Australia: 17 Aug 1855 Corio Bay, Geelong
Occupation: Blacksmith 1878, Butcher 1889-94, Miner 1894, Farmer 1899. Publican: Moojebing Hotel 1918. Retirement: Albany, WA.
Lived at: Bacchus March Road (50 acres) Cowies Creek, Geelong 1 Aug 1872-88. Butchers Shop, Mercer Street Aug 18 1889-94.
Moved family to Coolgardie Gold rush 1894 – many returned to Victoria after WW1.
Lived at: Grassmere, Albany 1913. Cuthbert, Albany 1918/9. 34 Rupert Street, Subiaco, Perth WA
Lived at: Sydney Road, Coburg 1938. 59 Cheriton St, East Perth
Talent:  Played button concertina; mimic

m. Emily Stowar 6 Mar 1872 St Pauls Church, Geelong
b. Sep 1848 Bridgewater, Somerset, England; d. 25 Feb 1941 Albany Govt Hospital, Plantagenet, WA
Left England: 25 March 1867 Deal on Atalanta
Arrived in Australia: 4 July 1867 Port Phillip
Occupation: Servant, employed by ? Geelong from 10 July 1867

  • Henry Herbert Tanner b. 1873 Batesford, Vic; d. 1924 Richmond, Melbourne
  • Edgar Tanner b. 14 Nov 1875 Lara, Vic; d. 25 May 1919 Casterton, Vic
  • Felix (Philip) Ernest Tanner b. 1876 Lara, Vic; d. 20 May 1965 Bentley, Perth WA; bur. Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, WA
  • Ethel Emily Tanner b. 27 Jul 1878 Castlemaine St., Footscray, Melbourne; d. 18 Aug 1943 in ‘Kalingra’ 541 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne
  • Leonard Paul Tanner b. 1880 Lara; d. 16 Mar 1887 Cowies Creek, Geelong. Died after being accidentally hit by a brick which Stephen threw at a cat on the roof of their home; Bur. Geelong Western Public Cemetery, Vic
  • Violet (Girlie) Amy Tanner b. 1883 Lara, Vic; d. 5 Jun 1960 Northam Shire, WA; bur. Northam Cemetery
  • Clarence Stephen Tanner b. 1885 Lara, Vic; d. 1961 Coburg, Vic
  • Virginia Tanner b. Jan 1888 Cowies Creek, Lara, Vic; d. 21 Mar 1889; bur. Geelong Western Public Cemetery
  • Harold Victor Tanner b. 4 April 1889 Geelong, Vic
  • Lionel Lazarus Tanner b. 1891 Geelong, Vic; d. 3 Jun 1938 Perth WA; bur. Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, WA

Eleanor Harrison Tanner b. 14 Aug 1853 Compton–Dunden, Somerset; d. April 27 1874 Hovells Creek, Lara, Vic; bur. April 29 1874 Geelong Western Public Cemetery
Left England: 16 May 1855 South Hampton on Maria Hay
Arrived in Australia: 17 Aug 1855 Corio Bay, Geelong

m. Charles Currie 1870

  • Stephen Charles Currie b. 1871 Lethbridge, Vic; d 27 Feb 1871 Lethbridge, Vic
  • Janet Currie b. 1872
  • John William Currie
  • Harrison Currie b. b 1874 Hovells Creek, Vic; d 1940 Nyah West, Vic

Generation 4

William Tanner’s offspring –

Jemima Martin Tanner b. 1862 Moorabool Shire, Vic; d. 12 Jul 1945 Beechworth, Vic; bur. Beechworth Cemetery

m. Samuel Edward Adams 1885 Vic
b. 1864; d. 1948

  • Ernest Samuel Adams b. 1886 Brighton, Vic; d. 1961 Beechworth, Vic
  • William Adams b. 1888 Richmond, Vic; d. 1893 Rosedale, Vic
  • Minnie Adams b. 1890 Frankston, Vic; d. 1890
  • George Henry Adams b. 1891 Rosedale, Vic; d. 1899
  • Rose Ellen Adams b. 1892 Rosedale, Vic; d. 1974
  • Gordon Thomas Adams b. 1900 Moe, Vic; d. Wangaratta, Vic 1961

John Tanner b. 1869 Bannockburn, Vic; d. 10 Oct 1944 Geelong, Vic; bur. Plot EAS-METH-06-807-167 Geelong Eastern Cemetery

m. Ettie Emily Alice Watterson
b. 1882 Snake Valley, Pyrenees Shire, Vic; d. 26 Jul 1967 Geelong, Vic; bur. Plot EAS-METH-06-807-167 Geelong Eastern Cemetery

  • Frances Beatrice Tanner b. 1898 Ballarat, Vic; d. 5 Feb 1986 Preston, Vic; bur. Plot EAS-METH-06-807-166 Geelong Eastern Cemetery
  • Margaret Ann Isabel Tanner b. 1909 Geelong, Vic; d. 4 Jun 1990; bur. Plot RC-01-387 Geelong Western Public Cemetery
  • Thelma Mary Tanner b. 1913 Geelong, Vic; d. 24 Dec 1981; bur. Plot LAWN-04-282 Geelong Western Public Cemetery
  • Mavis Jean Tanner b. 1916 Geelong, Vic; d. 9 Apr 1961 Geelong, Vic; bur. Plot EAS-PRES-10-807-362 Geelong Eastern Cemetery

Lazarus Tanner’s offspring –

Stephen Thomas Tanner b. 1870 Cowies Creek, Lara, Vic; d. 1939
Occupation: Coal contractor

m. Annie Lewis 1902

  • Harold Alex Tanner b. 1903, Geelong, Vic
  • Stephen Thomas Tanner b. 1904, Geelong, Vic

m. Sheila May Desmond (real name Julia Esmond/bigamy) 6 May 1913

Eleanor Elliott Harrison Tanner b. 19 Nov 1874 Lara, Vic; d. 18 Oct 1943; bur. Plot WST-COE-1-807-0857 Geelong Western Public Cemetery

m. Alexander Young 1900
b. 1879; d. 1942

  • Violet Myrtle May Young b. 1900 Geelong, Vic; d. 18 Jun 1916 Geelong, Vic; bur. Plot CoE-1-0828 Geelong Western Public Cemetery
  • Wilfred Laurier Alexander (Sirdy) Young b. 1902 Geelong West, Vic; d. 27 Jul 1989 Geelong, Vic; bur. Plot LAWN-05-EXT-057 Geelong Western Public Cemetery
  • Austin Alliar Eric Young b. 1903; d. 15 Jan 1997; bur. Plot LAWN-05-EXT-057 Geelong Western Public Cemetery
  • Lady Granville Ella Young b. 1905; d. 26 Apr 1978; bur. Plot CEO-1-0858B Geelong Western Public Cemetery
  • Gypsy Doris Muriel Young b. 1907 Geelong West, Vic; d. 15 Jan 1961 Geelong Vic; bur. Geelong Western Public Cemetery
  • Ruby Daisy Vera Young b. 1908 Geelong West; d. Jan 1909 Geelong West; bur. Plot CoE-1-0828 Geelong Western Public Cemetery
  • Hilda Gertrude Lorna Young b. 1911 Geelong West, Vic; d. 24 May 1923; bur. Plot CoE-1-0828 Geelong Western Public Cemetery
  • Mavis Greta Thelma Young b. 28 Aug 1912 Geelong West, Vic; d. 18 Jul 2000 Geelong West, Vic; bur. Plot CoE-1-0872 Geelong Western Public Cemetery
  • Elfred Rubart Cabe Young b. 1915 Colac Otway Shire, Vic; d. Feb 1916; bur. Plot CoE-1-0828 Geelong Western Public Cemetery
  • Grantula Harry Talbot Young b. 1 Mar 1917 Geelong West, Vic; d. 2 Feb 1992 Meredith, Vic; bur. Meredith Cemetery
  • Doherty Clifford “Bob” Young b. 30 Dec 1918 Geelong West, Vic; d. 7 Oct 1991 Whittington, Geelong, Vic ; bur. Plot LAWN-06-191 Geelong Western Public Cemetery

Arthur James Simson Tanner b. 1877 Lara, Vic; d. 11 Jul 1922; bur. Geelong Western Public Cemetery (age 44)

m. Grace Emma Bodinnar

  • Harold Tanner b. 1900 St Albans Park, Geelong, Vic; d. 15 Dec 1958; bur. Plot EAS-COE-06-807-236 Geelong Eastern Cemetery

Blanche Amelia Ethel Tanner b. 1879 Lara, Vic; d. 17 Oct 1955 Geelong, Vic; bur. Plot CoE-NEW-762 Geelong Western Public Cemetery

m. Boswell Harold Lancelot Tribolet 1902
b. 13 Dec 1883 Geelong, Vic; d. 1 Aug 1955 Geelong, Vic; bur. Plot CoE-NEW-762 Geelong Western Public Cemetery

  • Laura Alberta May Tribolet b. 1902; d. 18 Jul 1983; bur. Plot LAWN-02-257 Geelong Western Public Cemetery

Grace Matilda Maud Tanner b. 1885 Lara, Vic; d. 11 Feb 1937; bur. Plot CEO-1-0828A Geelong Western Public Cemetery

m. George Andrew Lockwood 1910
b. 1882; d. 29 Oct 1962; bur. Plot CEO-1-0828A Geelong Western Public Cemetery

Eva Alice May Tanner b. 1886 Lara, Vic; d. 1957; bur. Plot CoE-1-0737C Geelong Western Public Cemetery

m. Howard Leslie Hall 1911
b. 1882; d. 25 Aug 1945; bur. Plot CoE-1-0737C Geelong Western Public Cemetery

  • Ronald Leslie Hall b. 3 Mar 1912 Geelong West, Vic; d. 19 Nov 2003 Geelong, Vic; bur. Plot CoE-NEW-533 Geelong Western Public Cemetery
  • Alfred Ernest Hall b. 1917; d. 15 Nov 1928; bur. Plot CoE-1-0737C Geelong Western Public Cemetery
  • Kenneth Oswald Hall b. 1928; d. 22 Sep 1950; bur. Plot CoE-1-0609 Geelong Western Public Cemetery

Rachel (Dolly) Ann Florence Tanner b. 1888 Cowies Creek, Lara, Vic; d. 1971

m. Albert Henry Josiah Brown 18 Apr 1911 St Paul’s Church of England, Geelong
b. 21 Apr 1877 Tasmania; d. 20 Jun 1952
Military Service: Private, 3rd Battalion, Australian Commonwealth Horse, Boer War

  • Florence Hannah Alice Brown b. 25 Apr 1912 No 1 Bunyip St, Geelong Wesr, Vic, Vic; d. 1916
  • Isabella May (May) Brown b. 1913
  • Lilian (Lily) Vera Chrystabel Brown b. 1915
  • Albert James Lazarus (Les) Brown b. 1918
  • Arthur Brown b. 22 Apr 1921 Bendigo

Harold Wallace Peter Tanner b. 26 Dec 1892 Geelong, Vic; d. 25 Jul 1957 Footscray Hospital, Footscray, Vic; bur. Footscray Cemetery Pres. D Row 5 Plot 637
Occupation: Labourer 1911. Carter 1912. Quarryman 1941.
Lived at: Pakington Street, Geelong West, Vic

m. Lillian Rodgers 21 Apr 1911 Office of the Registrar of marriages, Geelong, Vic
b. 14 Mar 1895 Belfast, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand; d. 12 Feb 1984 63 Synott Street,  Werribee, Vic

  • Francis Harold Lazarus Tanner b. 2 May 1912 Myers Street, Geelong, Vic; d. 4 Feb 1992 Mt Alexander Hospital, Castlemaine, Vic; bur. 7 Feb 1992 Plot 412, Werribee Cemetery, Vic

Stephen Tanner’s offspring –

Henry Herbert Tanner b. 1873 Batesford, Geelong, Vic; d. 8 Apr 1924 Richmond, Vic; bur. Plot C of E 3, Sect O Grave 30, Burwood Cemetery
Lived at: 404 Bridge Rd, Richmond
Occupation: Licensee of Barwon Club Hotel, Geelong

m. Mary Ann Beardsell 1894
b. 1876, Lara, Vic d. 21 Jul 1960, Thornbury, Vic; bur. Plot C of E 3, Sect O Grave 29, Burwood Cemetery

  • Emily Elizabeth Tanner b. 1895 Geelong, Vic; d. 15 Sep 1983 Reservoir, Vic
  • Olive Ellen Tanner b. 1898 Albany, WA; d. 24 Jul 1919 Richmond, Vic; bur. bur. Plot C of E 3, Sect O Grave 29 Burwood Cemetery
  • Ruby May Tanner b. 1900 Albany, WA; d. 28 Jan 1984 Parkville, Vic
  • Rose Violet Tanner b. 1902 Albany, WA
  • Mary Ann Tanner b. 23 Nov 1904 Albany, WA; d. 13 Apr 1986 Melbourne, Vic
  • Lily Tanner b. 7 Jul 1912 Albany, WA; d 24 Jul 2010 Melbourne, Vic

Edgar Tanner b. 14 Nov 1875 Lara, Vic; d. 25 May 1919 Casterton, Vic
Occupation: Blacksmith. Labourer. Hotelkeeper/Licencee – Corio Hotel, Geelong 1916; Hotels in Perth, Collie, and Beverley, WA. Casterton hotel, Casterton, Vic 1917-1919
Lived at: Spencer Rd, Albany (1901)

m. Emily Prosser 1901
b. 1878 England (active Australian Women’s National League); d. 1945

  • (female) Tanner b. 1902 Albany, WA (stillborn); d. 1902
  • Sir Edgar Stephen Tanner b. 10 Aug 1904 Albany, WA; d. 21 Nov 1979 Nth Caulfield, Melbourne; bur. New Cheltenham cemetery, Melbourne
  • Henry Herbert (Herbie) Tanner b 1906 Albany, WA
  • Archibald (Archie) Lionel Tanner b. 18 Apr 1908 Beverley, WA; d. 23 Aug 1975 Dandenong, Melbourne; bur. Springvale crematorium
  • Lavina Myrtle Tanner b 1918 Casterton, Vic

Felix Ernest Tanner b. 1877 Lara, Vic; d. 20 May 1965 Bentley, Perth WA; bur. Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, WA

m. Catherine Mary Kennedy 1896, Vic
b. 1876; d. 13 Dec 1952 Royal Perth Hospital; bur. Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, WA

  • Ruth Emily Tanner b. 31 Mar 1897 Parkes, NSW; 22 Aug 1968 Bayswater, Perth WA; bur. Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, WA
  • Clarence (Dick) Joseph Tanner b. 1899 Parkes, NSW; 8 Feb 1988 Mandurah, WA; bur. Plot RC Lawn 3 0166B Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, WA (Sergeant Army WW2 POW)
  • Dorothy Allison Tanner b. 1904 Perth WA; d. 2 Jul 1992 St James, Perth, WA; bur. Plot RC Lawn 3 0166B Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, WA
  • Felix (Phil) Ernest Tanner b. 18 Dec 1907 Perth WA; 24 Dec 1991 Melville, Perth, WA; bur. Plot Vc Section Garden B-0117 Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, WA
  • Kathleen Mary Tanner
  • Iris Josephine Tanner
  • William Leslie Tanner b. 1913; d. 5 Apr 1993 Subiaco, WA; bur. Plot Lawn 5B In Sir T. Meagher Gdns-Garden F-0065 Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, WA
  • James (Jim) Thomas Tanner b. 1917; d. 16 Nov 1976 Embleton, WA; bur. Plot Roman Catholic-Lawn 8-0375 Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, WA
  • Francis Leo Tanner b. 1918 Woodanilling Shire, WA; d. 28 Nov 1921 Katanning, WA; bur. Plot Cath, Lot 98 Katanning Cemetery, WA

Ethel Emily Tanner b. 27 Jul 1878 Castlemaine St., Footscray, Vic; d. 18 Aug 1943 in ‘Kalingra’ 541 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne; bur. 19 Aug 1943 Melbourne General Cemetery, Carlton
Occupation: Sec. Coburg Labour Party branch. Musician and artist, famous in Western Australia in the late 1800s as a leading soprano and organist.
Moved to: Melbourne 1920
Lived at: Paddington 1899; Coolgardie. Norseman, Kalgoorlie, WA 1906; Bargoyne Road, Albany, WA 1910. Middleton Road, Albany 1915. 47 Chatsworth Street, North Perth 1916. 28 Broome Street, North Perth, WA. 1919
Arrived in Victoria: 1920
Lived at: 173 Bell St Coburg 1920-24. 137 Bell Street, Coburg 1925-32. ‘St Joan’ 29 The Grove, Moreland, Coburg 1934-42. ‘Kalingra’ 541 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne 1943

m. John Joseph Purtell 11 Oct 1899 Catholic Church, Kalgoorlie, WA
b. 23 Jan 1871 Ballarat, Vic, Australia; chr. 12 Feb 1871 Ballarat; d. 11 Nov 1947 in Repatriation General Hospital, Heidleberg; bur. Ballarat Cemetery

  • Thomas Frances (Gabriel) Purtell b, 2 Nov 1899 Broad Arrow, WA; d. 14 Jul 1956 Hobart, Tasmania
  • John Joseph Purtell b. 25 Oct 1901 Footscray, Melbourne; d. 1985
  • James Patrick Purtell b. 23 Oct 1903 or 1905 Albany, WA; d. 21 Jun 1973 Beaumaris, Melbourne
  • Ethel Margaret Purtell b. 20 Apr 1906 Albany, WA; d. 1 Apr 1969 Melbourne
  • Vincent Stephen Anthony Purtell b. 10 Mar 1910 Perth, WA; d. 7 Jan 1977 Kew
  • Paul Gabriel Joseph Purtell b. 8 Jan 1915 Plantagenet, WA; d. 2 Nov 1999 Melbourne
  • Mary Winifred Purtell b. 19 Apr 1918 Albany, WA; d. 4 Apr 2012 Brisbane, Qld
  • Joan Purtell b. 19 Jan 1922 Coburg, Melbourne; d. 3 Jun 1989
  • Anne Purtell b. 19 Jan 1922 Coburg, Melbourne; d. 23 Oct 1994 Melbourne; crem.

Violet (Girlie) Amy Tanner b. 1883 Lara, Vic; d. 5 Jun 1960 Northam, WA; bur. Northam Cemetery
Award: Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services on behalf of the East Africa Expeditionary Force (Member of Civil Division – Crown Colonies, Protectorates, Etc. For valuable services rendered in connection with the War)

m. Percival Walter Ernest Flint 1904 Perth, WA
b. 28 Aug 1872  Melbourne, Vic; d. 21 Aug 1933; bur. 23 Aug 1933 Sect 13, Lot 27, Forest Road Cemetery, Kisumu, Kenya 
Occupation: Contract Surveyor to WA Lands Dept. Ass Dir of Surveyors of Nairobi, Kenya. On retirement, owned Blue Post Hotel, Thika, Kenya
Military Service: fought in East Africa Corps under Gen Smuts WW1
Moved to: WA 1896
Moved to: Kenya 1913. 

  • Bobsy ? (female) Flint b. 1905;
  • Nevil Hubert Summers Flint b. 10 Sep 1919 Perth, WA; d. 30 Mar 2001; bur. Row T, Grave 8 Pt Pirie Cemetery, SA, war section

Clarence Stephen Tanner b. 1885 Lara, Vic; d. 1961 Coburg, Vic (age 76)

m. Edith Amelia Chapman 1912
b. 1891, Albany, WA; d. 1961

  • Clarence Edgar Tanner b. 1913 Albany, WA; d. 28 February 1943 (Sergeant RAAF) Flying Battle, Loire-Atlantique, France; bur. Escoublac La Baule War Cemetery, France
  • Lionel Stephen Percival Tanner b. 13 Jun 1914 Albany, WA; (Flying Officer RAAF)
  • Vernon Gladstone Tanner b. 24 Nov 1916, Albany, WA; (Private B-Force, 8 Div, POW) d. 21 Feb 1945 Sandakan, Borneo
  • Horace Stowar Tanner b. 6 July 1921 Katanning, WA; d. 26 Nov 2004 (Sergeant RAAF)
  • Thomas Alfred Tanner b. 22 Jul 1924 Coburg, Vic; (Private, Army WW2)

Lionel Lazarus Tanner b. 1891 Geelong, Vic; d. 3 Jun 1938 Perth WA; bur. Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, WA
Occupation: Porter, Perth Railway Station, WA

m. Eileen Mary Dennehy 1916 Katanning, Perth, WA
b. 1887 Perth, WA; d. 17 Jul 1945 Perth, WA; bur. Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, WA

  • Lionel Percival Sydney Tanner b. 1916 Albany, WA
  • Evelyn Amy Tanner b. 1918 Albany, WA
  • Leonard Gervase Tanner b. 1920 Albany, WA
  • Irene Patricia Tanner b 25 Nov 1923 WA
  • Phyllis Tanner b. 1825, d 1991
  • William Tanner b. 1927 Perth, WA d. 1994 Perth, WA
  • Bobby Tanner d. at birth
  • Emily Tanner
  • Brian Desmond Tanner b. 1930; d. 27 Jun 1978
  • Peter Stewart Tanner b. 28 Jan 1932; d. 21 Sep 2011; bur. Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, WA

Generation 5

Edgar Tanner’s offspring –

Sir Edgar Stephen Tanner b. 10 Aug 1904 Albany, WA; d. 21 Nov 1979 Nth Caulfield, Melbourne; bur. New Cheltenham cemetery, Melbourne
Occupation: Advertising representative – Herald and Weekly Times Ltd. Olympic sports administrator. Politician. Boxer.
Secretary Vic. Amateur Boxing Association from early 1930s, later president; managed Aust. boxing and wrestling team 1938 Empire Games; president Aust. Amateur Boxing Union 1959-1979.
Secretary and treasurer Aust. Olympic Fed. 1946-1972, president 1973-1977; general manager Aust. Olympic team, London, 1948; FIC (Eng.); led Aust. Olympic Delegations 1952-1976; organising secretary Melbourne Olympic Games 1956; managed Aust. Commonwealth Games team 1962; president Aust. Commonwealth Games Association; Olympians International (World), Vic. Amateur Athletics Association
Military Service: Militia. Australian Imperial Force, Australian Intelligence corps 2/21 battalion, POW 1942-45 Ambon and Hainan, Captain Efficiency Decoration.
Politics: Held the Liberal and Country Party seat of Ripponlea in the Victorian Legislative Assembly 1955-67; Caulfield 1967-76.

m. Edna May Ponsonby 11 June 1938 Holy Trinity Church of England, Balaclava, Melbourne
(still living)

  • Edgar (Ted) Miles Ponsonby Tanner (still living)
  • (Daughter) Tanner (still living)

Archie Lionel Tanner b. 18 Apr 1908 Beverley, WA; d. 23 Aug 1975 Dandenong, Melbourne; bur. Springvale crematorium
Education: All Saints Grammar School, St Kilda
Occupation: Accountant for Commonwealth Bank 45 years; Morwell Branch 1953-67; Retired Dandenong branch 1973
Amateur Lightweight Boxer.
Boxing referee Olympic Games: Melbourne 1956, Rome 1960, Tokyo 1964, Mexico City 1968; Commonwealth Games: Perth, Australia 1962, Kingston, Jamaica 1966
Military Service: Clerk in RAAF 1940-45.
Politics: Liberal member for Morwell, Legislative Assembly 1967-70.

m. Edna May Smith 3 June 1933

  • (daughter) Tanner
  • (daughter) Tanner

Clarence Stephen Tanner’s offspring:

Horace (Horrie) Stowar Tanner b. 6 July 1921 Katanning, WA; d. 26 Nov 2004 Goldie, Vic
Military Service: Sergeant RAAF WW2

m. Janet Florence Smith 28 Aug 1948
b. 25 Feb 1926 Tocumwal, NSW; d. 1 Jan 2018 Melbourne

  • Heather Tanner (still living)
  • Colin Tanner (still living)

Clarence Edgar Tanner b. 1913 Albany, WA; d. 28 February 1943 (Sergeant RAAF) Flying Battle, Loire-Atlantique, France; bur. Escoublac La Baule War Cemetery, France

m. Florence Lorna McDonald 11 Mar 1939 Holy Trinity, Coburg
Lived at: West Brunswick, Melbourne, Vic

Generation 6

Sir Edgar Stephen Tanner’s offspring –

Edgar (Ted) Miles Ponsonby Tanner (still living)

m. Mary Adams (still living)

  • (unknown) Tanner
  • (unknown) Tanner
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