Joan Frances Clarissa (Toena) Tarte

F, #24121, b. 26 Mar 1907, d. 1984
Married NameWilson. 
Birth*26 Mar 1907 Brighton, VIC, Australia, #B8430/1907 [par Herbert Valentine TARTE & Sara Augusta Lilian THOMAS].1 
Birth-Notice*28 Mar 1907 TARTE.—On the 26th March, at "Milliara," Brighton, the wife of Herbert V. Tarte, Vatu Wiri, Tavinni, Fiji Isles—a daughter.2 
Marriage*21 Sep 1928 Spouse: Seymour Airth 'Bob' Wilson. Holy Trinity Church, Suva, Fiji.
Marriage-Notice*3 Nov 1928 WILSON—TARTE.—On the 21st September, at Holy Trinity Church, Suva, Fiji, by the Ven. Archdeacon Hands, Seymour Airth, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Wilson, of Wuurna, Sturt street, Ballarat, and Frances Joan (Thoena), elder daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Tarte, Yuna Estate, Taveuni, Fiji.3 
Widow1977Joan Frances Clarissa (Toena) Tarte became a widow upon the death of her husband Seymour Airth 'Bob' Wilson.4 
Death*1984 Ballarat, VIC, Australia, #D24393/1984 (Age 77) [par Herbert Valentine TARTE & Lillian THOMAS].5 


  • 25 Jul 1903: Parents wedding: Wedding at Brighton. TARTE-THOMAS. Perfect weather, suggestive of the approach of Spring, prevailed on Tuesday, and, in addition to the importance of the occasion in the minds of the fair sex, drew a large and fashionable crowd to the Brighton Presbyterian Church to grace by their presence the nuptials of Mr. Herbert Valentine Tarte, elder son of Mr. J. V. Tarte, of Taviuni, Fiji, and Miss Lilian Thomas, eldest daughter of Mr. Jas. Thomas of 'Milliara,' Brighton...... (see TROVE)6


  1. [S26] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Births) (online).
  2. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Thu 28 Mar 1907, p1
  3. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), 3 Nov 1928, p13.
  4. [S5] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Death Index Victoria 1921-1985.
  5. [S28] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (Deaths) (online) "#D24393/1984 - born Melbourne."
  6. [S14] Newspaper - Brighton Southern Cross (Vic.), Sat 25 Jul 1903, p2
Last Edited13 Feb 2020

Elizabeth Dowson MacKay

F, #24126, b. Dec 1873
Father*Alexander MacKay b. 29 May 1831, d. 15 Jul 1893
Mother*Eliza Ann Brisbane b. 27 Jan 1834, d. 29 Aug 1917
ChartsDescendants of John BRISBANE
Birth*Dec 1873 Driffield, Yorkshire, England, Dec Q [Driffield] 9d 282.1 
Baptism30 Mar 1874 Elizabeth Dowson Mackay, baptised 30 Mar 1874, at Hutton Cranswick, Yorkshire (East Riding), England. (Par Alexander (Surgeon) & Eliza MacKay
England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016, Digital Folder 004008738, Image 00355.2 

Electoral Rolls (Australia) and Census (UK/IRL)

DateAddressOccupation and other people at same address
31 Mar 190119 West Wynd, Liff and Benvie, Angus, Scotland(Head of Household) Eliza Ann MacKay;
Age 27 - Jute Weaver3


  1. [S332] UK - General Register Office Indexes "mother's maiden name BRISBANE."
  2. [S230] Family Search "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016, database, FamilySearch ( 23 February 2022), Elizabeth Dowson Mackay, 1874.
    Digital Folder 004008738, Image 00355."
  3. [S65] Ancestry - various indices, Parish: Liff and Benvie; ED: 11; Page: 19; Line: 20; Roll: CSSCT1901_90
    As Eliza A MacKay.
Last Edited3 May 2022


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