Robert Danvers"Bob" POWER, ,of "Waterford",North Richmond,New South Wales

Male 1907 - 1997  (90 years)


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  • Name Robert Danvers"Bob" POWER 
    Suffix ,of "Waterford",North Richmond,New South Wales 
    Nickname Bob 
    Born 21 Apr 1907  Drummoyne House, Drummoyne, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref:The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Saturday 27 April 1907 p 12 Family Notices
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Jun 1997  North Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref:Sydney Morning Herald 01 Jul 1997
    Person ID I15260  Kirkpatrick Family
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2021 

    Father Frederick Danvers POWER, ,of "Penmaen",Mosman,New South Wales,Australia,   b. 1861, Lewisham, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955, Burwood, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Muriel Faucett BLAIN,   b. 29 Aug 1876, "Dollina Cottage", Mary St, Grafton, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1951, Burwood, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1901  Drummoyne House, Drummoyne, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ref:The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) Saturday 7 December 1901 p 9 Family Notices ."POWER-BLAIN.-On the 28th November, 1901, at the residence of bride's parents, by the Ven. Archdeacon Langley, Frederick Danvers Power, mining engineer, second son of the late S.B. Power, of county Waterford, Ireland, to Muriel Faucett, only daughter of C.R. Blain, of Drummoyne-house, Drummoyne, Sydney."
    Family ID F6440  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Bob was a farmer, conservationist, avid collector and adventurer. He travelled extensively within Australia and overseas and his interests included: photography, trains, bushwalking, local history. He collected artefacts, including the vertebra of a whale which gave Whale Beach its name. He died unmarried and without descendants on 27 June 1997 at North Richmond, bequething parts of his collection to the Powerhouse and Maritime Museums, as well as the local community through the Hawkesbury Museum and the Hawkesbury City Council Library .(Ref:NSW State Library)


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