NameRobert Bownds, GG Grandfather, M
Birth19 Jul 1845, Ovens River, VIC, Australia203,204
Christen8 Mar 1850, Kilmore, VIC, Australia203 Age: 4
Death26 Feb 1919, Claremont, WA, Australia205,206 Age: 73
Death MemoOld Mens Home
Burial28 Feb 1919, Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, WA, Australia206
Burial MemoLocation: K/RO/BB/0226A, App num: KB00021010, Public Grave
OccupationLabourer and Contractor
FatherWilliam Bown , M (1806-1893)
MotherHonora (Annah) Barragry , F (-<1872)
Misc. Notes
Mrs Margaret Clifton remembers her Grandmother speaking very highly of Robert as a very hard working honest man. He was a general contractor and did fencing work amongst other things.207

The probate of William Bownds in 1904 states that his only other Sons Robert and Albert are in Coolgardie in WA. One could assume that they had gone in search of gold in the WA goldfields.

Robert Bownds, late of Narrikup, to May Hannan, £47 10s.208

Just a bit on Walter Bounds he went to Western Australia with Robert Julia, Robert and Thomas Henry in 1895 he contracted Phthisis (TB)he returned to Victoria in January 1903 and passed away in Albury Hospital on the 27 March he was not married.
Thomas Henry was working in the Bunbury Collie area I don't know if he had an accedent or died of some complaint he passed away in Bunbury on the 27 May 1904 aged 22 he was not married.
1Julia Mary Egan, GG Grandmother, F
Birth1841, Galway, Ireland204,209
Birth MemoNote age at Deaht was noted as 72, means she was born in 1837
Death16 Dec 1909, Claremont, WA, Australia206,210 Age: 68
Burial18 Dec 1909, Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth, WA, Australia206
Burial MemoLocation: K/AN/CC/0146, App num: KB00009335, Public Grave
OccupationHousehold Duties
FatherPatrick Egan , M (-<1900)
MotherBridget Hallinan , F (-<1900)
Marriage6 Jan 1868, Ovens River, VIC, Australia204
ChildrenWilliam Robert , M (1868-1895)
 Mary Ann , F (1870-1907)
 John James , M (1871-1953)
 Walter , M (1873-1903)
 Robert , M (1874-1948)
 Thomas Henry , M (1882-1904)
 Kitty (Ida) (Adopted), F
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