William de Jersey Fiddian

Male 1878 - 1964


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  • Name  William de Jersey Fiddian 
    Born  1878  Creswick, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Education  Nov 1894  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He passed the Melbourne University Matriculation exam. 
    Event  1900  Broken Hill, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William played lacrosse for one of the local teams (part of the Broken Hill Lacrosse Association) in both 1900 and 1901, before returning to Sydney in January 1902. He also played tennis at a local club. 
    Occupation  1900  Broken Hill, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William was a Bank Clerk for the Bank of New South Wales. He left in January 1902 to go to the Head Office in Sydney. 
    Event  1903  Manilla, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Took the part of Dr Grace in an amateur dramatic production.  
    Event  1916  Devonport, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He was appointed Manager of the local branch of the Bank of NSW, moving from Hobart. 
    Event  Aug 1924  Devonport, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Both William and his wife Lorna played golf at Devonport Golf Club and were described as consistent and improved players, having won several medals. They were shortly leaving Tasmania to go to Culcairn, NSW. William also played bowls for Devenport Bowls Club.  
    Event  1926  Culcairn, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He was elected President of the Culcairn Golf Club. 
    Event  1929 & 1930  Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He wrote a series of articles and several separate pieces for The Sun newspaper in Sydney, primarily concerning government fiscal policy and politics. 
    Event  1933  Devonport, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He often returned there on holiday with his wife and/or daughter. This time he went with Phyllis. 
    Event  1935  Culcairn, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Manager of the Culcairn branch of the Bank of NSW. He left on 10 March with his wife and daughter to travel to England, Europe and the USA. From 1933 he had also been Honorary Auditor to the branch. 
    Name  The 'de Jersey' name comes from an 18th century ancestor of the Robin family who lived on the Channel Islands.  
    Occupation  Bank Manager (Bank of NSW). 
    Died  1964  St Leonards, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I688  Fidgen
    Last Modified  8 Mar 2018 

    Father  Samuel Fiddian, MA Esq,   b. 1842, Castle Donington, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1904, Liverpool, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Charlotte Sophia Robin,   b. 1846, West Derby, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1924, The Manse, Dunolly, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  9 Jan 1872  Adelaide, South Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F175  Group Sheet

    Family  Lorna Crisp,   b. 8 Sep 1886, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965, Killara, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  19 Mar 1913  Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Phyllis Marguerite Fiddian,   b. 19 Dec 1913, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1997, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Fiddian,   b. 14 Jul 1919, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1919, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  8 Mar 2018 
    Family ID  F193  Group Sheet