34. Melbourne Frederick William
EXCELL was born on 25 Jun 1865 in Lewisham, London. He resided 46 Kooyong
Road, Caulfield, Melbourne, Australia in 1946. He died on 7 Nov 1946 in Melbourne,
AUS.(45) He was buried on 9 Nov 1946
in grave ZB 344/5, Brighton cemetery, VIC, AUS.
(46) He was a Managing director of general merchant store. Known
as Fred. Came to Australia when 7yrs. Born at Blackheath, Kent. Went back and
visit Warminster relations. Info from Lorna Beecham.
Victorian Probate Index (1940-1949): PRO ref 388.585, as Late of Caulfield,
Gentleman, d 7/11/1946, probate 24/3/1947
He was married to Ruth Gertrude BARCLAY
(daughter of Isaac BARCLAY and Mary Ann
BANWELL) on 25 Mar 1896 in St Andrew's, Boort, Australia.
(47) Ruth Gertrude BARCLAY was born on 25
Mar 1875 in Victoria, AUS. She was buried in Mar 1970 in grave ZB 344/5, Brighton
cemetery, VIC, AUS.(48) She died on 12
Mar 1970 in Victoria, AUS.(36) Melbourne
Frederick William EXCELL and Ruth Gertrude BARCLAY had the following children:
Athol Frederick EXCELL was born on 9 Jan 1897 in Boort, VIC, AUS. He was
educated Brighton Grammar School about 1910 in Melbourne. He was a Banking between
1921 and 1960 in New Zealand, see notes. He was a Bank manager between 1934
and 1960 in New Zealand see notes. to NZ in 1921 He resided 175 East Coast
Road, Crown Hill, Auckland 9, New Zealand between 1960 and 1986. He died on
15 May 1986 in Auckland. He was cremated on 19 May 1986 in North Shore Memorial
Park, Auckland, NZ.(49) Bronze plaque
on memorial wall being added Feb 2002 He was also known as John. Known as John.
Joined Commercial Bank of Australia in Charlton from school (relunctantly). He
wished to be an engineer. Joined Army altering his age. Served in France (became
a Corporal), was wounded in the leg and was treated at Queen Elizabeth Hospital,
Birmingham. Regularly attended ANZAC day services for most of his life. After
war joined his father but left when he retired in 1920.
Gisborne 16.5.1921, Accountant; Wanganui 17.7.1925 Accountant; Oamaru 6.10.1927
Manager; Hawera 4.7.1934 Manager; Gisborne 1.10.1936 Manager; Hamilton 18.4.1944
Manager; Christchurch 6.12.1946 Manager. Retired 31.1.1960. Family info.
William Barclay EXCELL was born on 17 Mar 1901 in Charlton, Vic. He died
on 26 Apr 1972 in Healesville, VIC, AUS.(50)
He was buried on 29 Apr 1972 in Yea Lawn Cemetery, VIC, AUS.
(51) He was a bank manager. Will, Victoriam Probate Index (1970-1992):
Healesville, d 26/4/1972, probate 11/8/1972
Lorna Gertrude EXCELL was born on 30 Jun 1906 in Charlton Vic. She was
buried in 1995 in grave ZB 344/5, Brighton cemetery, VIC, AUS. She died on 12
Dec 1995 in Melbourne. Known as Bill