Archibald Fisken

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Archibald Fisken was Chairman of the Buninyong Road Board in 1859 and was the first President of the [[Buninyong]] Shire in 1864.<ref>Thorpe, M. W. & Akers, Mary, ''An Illustrated History of Buninyong'', Buninyong & District Historical Society, 1982.</ref>
 
Archibald Fisken was Chairman of the Buninyong Road Board in 1859 and was the first President of the [[Buninyong]] Shire in 1864.<ref>Thorpe, M. W. & Akers, Mary, ''An Illustrated History of Buninyong'', Buninyong & District Historical Society, 1982.</ref>
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==History==
 
==History==
Fisken had a daughter, born 28 December 1860.<ref>1860 'Family Notices.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 29 December, p. 2, viewed 13 October, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66336545</ref>
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Archibald Fisken married Charlotte Emily McNamara in 1859.<ref>Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888, Index to Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Victoria, 1859 Marriages, Ref. No. 1174, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1998</ref> They had a number of children including:
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* John Inglis Fisken (1860)<ref>Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888, Index to Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Victoria, 1860 Births, Ref. No. 2194, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1998</ref>
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* Lily Edith Fisken (1860) (born 28 December 1860).<ref>1860 'Family Notices.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 29 December, p. 2, viewed 13 October, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66336545</ref>
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* Alice Maud Fisken (1862)<ref>Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888, Index to Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Victoria, 1862 Births, Ref. No. 12157, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1998</ref>
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* Eva Fisken (1864, died at 16 days)<ref>Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888, Index to Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Victoria, 1864 Births, Ref. No. 6726, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1998</ref><ref>Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888, Index to Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Victoria, 1864 Deaths, Ref. No. 2656, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1998</ref>
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* Ethel Fisken (1864, died at three weeks)<ref>Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888, Index to Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Victoria, 1864 Births, Ref. No. 6726, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1998</ref><ref>Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888, Index to Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Victoria, 1864 Deaths, Ref. No. 2770, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1998</ref>
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* Archibald James Fisken (1866)<ref>Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888, Index to Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Victoria, 1864 Births, Ref. No. 12772, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1998</ref>
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He was president of the Ballarat and Buninyong United Caledonian Society in 1882.
 
He was president of the Ballarat and Buninyong United Caledonian Society in 1882.

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Archibald Fisken was Chairman of the Buninyong Road Board in 1859 and was the first President of the Buninyong Shire in 1864.[1]

Contents

History

Archibald Fisken married Charlotte Emily McNamara in 1859.[2] They had a number of children including:

  • John Inglis Fisken (1860)[3]
  • Lily Edith Fisken (1860) (born 28 December 1860).[4]
  • Alice Maud Fisken (1862)[5]
  • Eva Fisken (1864, died at 16 days)[6][7]
  • Ethel Fisken (1864, died at three weeks)[8][9]
  • Archibald James Fisken (1866)[10]


He was president of the Ballarat and Buninyong United Caledonian Society in 1882.

Legacy

The Fisken home, Lal Lal Park, is still in existence.

See also

Notes

References

  1. Thorpe, M. W. & Akers, Mary, An Illustrated History of Buninyong, Buninyong & District Historical Society, 1982.
  2. Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888, Index to Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Victoria, 1859 Marriages, Ref. No. 1174, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1998
  3. Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888, Index to Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Victoria, 1860 Births, Ref. No. 2194, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1998
  4. 1860 'Family Notices.', The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), 29 December, p. 2, viewed 13 October, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article66336545
  5. Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888, Index to Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Victoria, 1862 Births, Ref. No. 12157, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1998
  6. Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888, Index to Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Victoria, 1864 Births, Ref. No. 6726, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1998
  7. Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888, Index to Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Victoria, 1864 Deaths, Ref. No. 2656, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1998
  8. Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888, Index to Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Victoria, 1864 Births, Ref. No. 6726, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1998
  9. Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888, Index to Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Victoria, 1864 Deaths, Ref. No. 2770, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1998
  10. Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888, Index to Births, Deaths, and Marriages in Victoria, 1864 Births, Ref. No. 12772, Macbeth Genealogical Services, 1998

Further Reading

External links


--Sallyanne Doyle 11:53, 23 February 2013 (EST)

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