Robert William Venn

Male 1881 - 1949  (67 years)


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  • Name Robert William Venn 
    Born 1 Dec 1881  Norwood, SA, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Sep 1949  Springvale, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2149  Fassifern Direct
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2010 

    Father Andrew Harriott Charles Venn,   b. 7 Jan 1855, Kensington Park, Adelaide, SA, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1928, South Kensington, Adelaide, SA, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Sarah Wigzell,   b. 8 Sep 1854, Adelaide, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1929, Hawthorn, Victoria, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 23 Nov 1878  St Andrews Church, Walkerville, SA, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F708  Group Sheet

    Family Gertrude Louisa May Richardson,   b. 14 May 1878, Norwood, SA, AUSTRALIA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Venn
     2. Venn
    Last Modified 13 Aug 2010 
    Family ID F711  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Robert William Venn.
      Was born December 01 1882 and went to St Matthews School inMarryatvill e. He started work with his father at Arthur and Companyand on Novemb er 15 1905 he married Gertrude Louisa May Richardson atthe Clayton Congre gational Church SA.
      Their first home was in Kensington Street Marryatville and then in1908 a nd 1909 they were living in Mays Terrace Adelaide where RW waslist ed as a traveller.
      They moved to Renmark on the Murray River where, in 1910, RW is listed as a fruitgrower. He grew grapes mainly for the dried-fruitindustry a nd then in 1915 RW returned to Adelaide to take over theposition of comme rcial traveller from his father, AHC. RW is listed,1915, as a traveller/w arehouse man of Mays Terrace Kensington Park.From 1916 to 1923 he is list ed as the manager of Arthur and Company,Lindes Lane Adelaide with his res idential address being "Wenonah" 18Mays Terrace Kensington Park. From 19 24 to 1926 he is listed asliving at D'Saumarez Street Kensington Park
      In 1926 RW moved to Melbourne and became Manager of the Australianhead of fice of Arthur and Company.

      In September 1949 Robert William died, was cremated and was buried att he Springvale Cemetery Victoria.
      RW and Gertrude had two sons - Colin born in 1915 married Jean Neilin 19 39 and had 4 children - Chris, Michael, Andrew and Katherine,Lance born 1 920 married Valerie Mischel in 1940 and they had 4children - Robert, Pa m, Richard and Greg.
      Colin worked in the rag trade at Van Roth in Melbourne. His son theRevere nd Andrew Venn was born in 1949 and is a Presbyterian ministerat Morningt on in Victoria.
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      Robert William Venn.
      Was born December 01 1882 and went to St Matthews School inMarryatvill e. He started work with his father at Arthur and Companyand on Novemb er 15 1905 he married Gertrude Louisa May Richardson atthe Clayton Congre gational Church SA.
      Their first home was in Kensington Street Marryatville and then in1908 a nd 1909 they were living in Mays Terrace Adelaide where RW waslist ed as a traveller.
      They moved to Renmark on the Murray River where, in 1910, RW is listed as a fruitgrower. He grew grapes mainly for the dried-fruitindustry a nd then in 1915 RW returned to Adelaide to take over theposition of comme rcial traveller from his father, AHC. RW is listed,1915, as a traveller/w arehouse man of Mays Terrace Kensington Park.From 1916 to 1923 he is list ed as the manager of Arthur and Company,Lindes Lane Adelaide with his res idential address being "Wenonah" 18Mays Terrace Kensington Park. From 19 24 to 1926 he is listed asliving at D'Saumarez Street Kensington Park
      In 1926 RW moved to Melbourne and became Manager of the Australianhead of fice of Arthur and Company.

      In September 1949 Robert William died, was cremated and was buried att he Springvale Cemetery Victoria.
      RW and Gertrude had two sons - Colin born in 1915 married Jean Neilin 19 39 and had 4 children - Chris, Michael, Andrew and Katherine,Lance born 1 920 married Valerie Mischel in 1940 and they had 4children - Robert, Pa m, Richard and Greg.
      Colin worked in the rag trade at Van Roth in Melbourne. His son theRevere nd Andrew Venn was born in 1949 and is a Presbyterian ministerat Morningt on in Victoria


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