Albert W. Steane

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Office Bearers of the Ballarat School of Mines Science and Field Naturalists Club, 1915. Federation University Historical Collection (Cat. No. 7749)

Albert W. Stean was born in 1877 in Bendigo.[1]

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History

Albert W. Steane was the first Headmaster of the Ballarat Junior Technical School when it was opened in 1913. Previously he was head of East Ballarat Sloyd Centre, a non-government school.[2] In 1915-17 he was a member of the Ballarat Science and Field Naturalists Club.[3]

In 1930 Steane was Lecturer in Charge of Carpentry at the Ballarat Junior Technical School, a division of the Ballarat School of Mines.

Albert Steane retired from teaching in 1942 after 29 years as the Headmaster of the Ballarat Junior Technical School.

Albert and Grace Steane and their family lived at 105 Eyre Street, Ballarat.[4]

Grace Steane died on 18 February 1965, [5] and Albert Steane died on 13 July 1970, at Sydney, aged 92 years.

Legacy

Family

Albert Steane was the son of H.W. Steane. Albert married Grace Elliott Anderson in 1909. Their children are:

1. Harold Albert (M.Sc. Specializing in Metallurgy.[6] Settled in Canada in 1953[7], and eventually became a Canadian citizen)

2. Eric (b. Bendigo)[8]

3. Violet Grace (b. Bendigo. Married Mr Hayman[9]

See also

Ballarat Science and Field Naturalists Club

Ballarat School of Mines

Eric A. Steane

Harold A. Steane

William H. Steane, brother

Notes


References

  1. McCallum, M. (1916) Ballarat & District Citizens & Sports, Ballarat.
  2. Perry W, A History of the School of Mines and Industries Ballarat 1870-1982, The School of Mines and Industries Ballarat Limited, Ballarat, 1984
  3. Minute Book of the Ballarat School of Mines Science and Field Naturalists Club, 1915-1918.
  4. Email correspondence from Brian Steane, 13 April 2017.
  5. Letter from Violet Hayman, 18 March 2006.
  6. Letter from Violet Hayman, 18 March 2006.
  7. Email correspondence from Brian Steane, 13 April 2017.
  8. Letter from Violet Hayman, 18 March 2006.
  9. Letter from Violet Hayman, 18 March 2006.


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--Ellen Rochelmeyer 15:46, 4 September 2014 (EST)

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