Alfred FREE

Alfred FREE

Male 1868 - 1946  (77 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document    Has 67 ancestors and more than 100 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Alfred FREE  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Relationshipwith Rodney VOJVODICH
    Birth Record 1868  Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    #25644 
    Born 11 Nov 1868  Mount Cole, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Certificate of Birth Have 
    Occupation 1883 
    Horse Breaking. 
    Residence 1892  Hay, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 23 
    Residence 20 Jul 1892  [6
    Newspaper Article 19 Aug 1892  [8
    Crime 24 Jun 1893 
    Capture of an alleged Horse Stealer 
    Newspaper Article 1 Jul 1893  [9
    Crime 20 Jul 1893 
    Cattle Stealing - 12mths - Gaol: Pentridge 
    Newspaper Article 17 Dec 1897  [10
    Newspaper Article 24 Dec 1897  [11
    Newspaper Article 30 Jul 1914  [12
    Newspaper Article 7 Aug 1914  [13
    Newspaper Article 14 Aug 1914  [14
    Newspaper Article 6 Feb 1916  [15
    Occupation 1919 
    Farm Manager. 
    Death Record 1946  Beverley, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    #7 
    AKA John Hill 
    Certificate of Death Wanted 
    Died 22 Jan 1946  Beverley, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 22 Feb 1946  Cemetery, St John in the Wilderness, Beverley, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I813  MyBradyTree | BRADY, Ancestor of Darryl William BRADY , KLF, RTJ, MAC, FW, SMF, MW2, VOJV
    Links To This person is also Alfred FREE in the tree "Graeme Cheeseman" at Free, Flavell, Finkell, Coxall, Chaffe and Shepherd Families 
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2019 

    DNA Tests  1 DNA test is associated with Alfred FREE 

    Father Ancestors William FREE,   b. 2 Mar 1829, Haslingfield, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1890, Corack, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Eliza FLAVELL,   b. 29 Nov 1840, Landbeach, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1925, Corack, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 26 May 1856  Winchelsea, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • CofE, St Thomas
    Reference Number #1380 
    Children 14 children 
    Family ID F493  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ancestors Emma TISSOTT,   b. 8 Jun 1862, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1917, Cannington, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 4 Dec 1890  Mount Cole, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Witnesses to the marriage were Emma's sister, Maria Antionette Tissott, brother Harry Tissott, and sister-in-law Ellen Hughes.
    Children 
    +1. Emma Louisa FREE,   b. 3 Oct 1891, Eddington, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1986, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    +2. Alice Elisa FREE,   b. 1899, York, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1982, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +3. May Victoria FREE,   b. 1901, Williams, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1976, Hilton, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +4. Charles William Alfred FREE,   b. 6 Dec 1905, Waroona, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1986, Balga, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F492  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ancestors Eunice SCHMITT,   b. 25 Nov 1882, Southwark, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1958, Mandurah, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 8 Oct 1919  Northam, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Certificate of Marriage Have 
    Reference Number #61  [16
    Notes 
    • The marriage certificate of Alfred and Eunice Free was witnessed by Jack & May Malacari.
      In 2007 I spoke with the son of Jack & May, William "Bill" Malacari b.1921 and his wife Dell and they had no info on the FREE line but put me in contact with Mrs Peta Freeman who had asked Bill the same questions some years earlier.
    Children 
    +1. Elsie Eunice FREE,   b. 7 Aug 1921, Cunderdin, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1983, Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    +2. Violet Gertrude FREE,   b. 20 May 1925, Byford, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 2003, Shoalwater, Western Australia, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F13  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBirth Record - #25644 - 1868 - Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Nov 1868 - Mount Cole, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Dec 1890 - Mount Cole, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 23 - 1892 - Hay, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Oct 1919 - Northam, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath Record - #7 - 1946 - Beverley, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Jan 1946 - Beverley, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 22 Feb 1946 - Cemetery, St John in the Wilderness, Beverley, Western Australia, Australia Link to Google Earth
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    Unknown - Elsie Eunice WADE (nee Free) - Kathleen Mary [Kit] FREE (nee Annakin)

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    1893 Police Gazette New information found by Mrs Rosemary Jones (nee Tissott)
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    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), Saturday 1 July 1893, Page 15 New information found by Mrs Rosemary Jones (nee Tissott)
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    1894 Police Gazette - Release Details New information found by Mrs Rosemary Jones (nee Tissott)
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  • Notes 
    • Alfred and Alexander were twins. Alfred left home when he was 15 years old and went horse breaking.

      The 16 October 1888 edition of the Donald Express reported that an Alfred Free of the Parish of Corack had an application refused for the lease of a 155-acre block of land there.

      Dunnolly hospital records show that an Alfred Free, single and registered as a horsebreaker from the town of Emu, was admitted to the Dunolly Hospital on 11 Feb 1890 and discharged on 1 March the same year.

      Alfred Free had a number of brushes with the law. Here are some notices from Police Gazettes and newspapers that list some of his doings.

      Victoria Police Gazette: 25 November 1891, page 327
      3. ALFRED FREE, horsebreaker, Eddington, reports stolen, at Corack, near Donald, on the 14th April, 1890, a bay cob horse, branded 6 off shoulder, broken to saddle and harness. Value £5.

      New South Wales Police Gazette: 20 July 1892. page 242
      Alfred Free, alias John Hull, charged on warrant from Bendigo, Victoria, with forging and uttering a cheque for £4 9s, purporting to be signed by William Free, and uttering same to Mrs Carter of Yorong, Victoria, has been arrested by Constable Foss, Hatfield Police. Remanded to Bendigo to be dealt with.

      The Argus: Friday 19 August 1892, page 7
      BENDIGO - THURSDAY EVENING
      The August sittings of the Supreme Court commenced today, before Mr Justice Williams. The following pleaded guilty: Alfred Free, uttering a valueless cheque.

      Victoria Police Gazette: 1893, Page 2
      Horses and cattle - arrested for stealing-
      Free, Alfred alias John Hill ... 182
      Horses and cattle - charged with stealing-

      Free, Alfred alias John Hill ... 101, 114, 132, 140, 154
      Victoria Police Gazette: April 19, 1893, page 114

      See Police Gazette, 1892, pp 132 and 140, and Police Gazette, 1893, p 101.
      ALFRED FREE, alias John Hill, on warrant for horse stealing.- Offender was recently at Stoetry and Hill, near Beaufort. From there he went to Linton horsebreaking, but suddenly disappeared on the 12th inst. When he left Linton he wore black boxer hat, black faded paget coat, and coloured moleskin trousers.-O.3956, 18th April, 1893.

      Victoria Police Gazette: May 10, 1893, page 132
      See Police Gazette, 1892, pp 132 and 140, and Police Gazette, 1893, pp 101 and 114.
      ALFRED FREE, alias John Hill, on warrant for horse stealing.- Offender's relatives reside at Corack, near Donald. He has a brother named Charles Free, residing near Rochester, New South Wales, and it is supposed he will go there. O.3956. 9th May 1893.
      Victoria Police Gazette: May 31, 1893, page 154

      See Police Gazette, 1892, pp 132, 140 and 149, and Police Gazette, 1893, pp 101, 114, 132 and 140.
      ALFRED FREE, alias John Hill, on warrant for horse stealing.- Offender, when at Loch and Korumburra, went under the name of John McPherson. O.3956. 25th May, 1893.
      Victoria Police Gazette: June 28, 1893, page 182

      See Police Gazette, 1892, pp 132, 140 and 149, and Police Gazette, 1893, pp 101, 132, 140 and 154.
      ALFRED FREE, alias John Hill, for horse stealing, has been arrested by the Yarra Glen police. O.3956 26th June 1893.

      The Argus: Saturday 1 July, 1893 page 15
      CAPTURE OF AN ALLEGED HORSE-STEALER
      At Yarraglen on the night of Saturday last a man named Alfred Free, alias John Hill, was arrested by Sub-Inspector Walsh and Mounted-trooper Arnold. Free has been wanted by the police for 18 months or more, but has kept shifting about from place to place and eluding their efforts to arrest him. He is said to be a smart and daring horseman and a good bushman. The most recent charge against him is that of stealing a horse from Maurice Sheean, of Eddington, in May last. Free has been remanded from Yarraglen to Dunolly, and was brought to Melbourne on Thursday in custody.

      Victoria Police Gazette: 1894
      Index of Prisoners Discharged
      Hill, John, alias Alfred Free, 6th June

      Victoria Police Gazette: August 22, 1894, page 236
      PROPERTY FOUND
      OWNER required by the Maryborough police, for a bay horse, with black points, near hind foot white, white mark behind near shoulder blade, branded L near shoulder. The animal was left by a convicted horse thief named Alfred Free, alias Hill, with Mr Barber, of Golden Valley Hotel, Bet Bet. O.7297 20th August, 1894.

      Victoria Police Gazette: September 5, 1894, page 251
      See Police Gazette, 1894, page 236
      OWNER required by the Maryborough police for horse left with Mr Barber.- This horse was legally obtained by Alfred Free.- O.7297 . 1st September 1894.

      He went to Western Australia around 1895 during the gold rush to Kalgoorlie. Emma was one of the first white babies on the goldfields. He and his family later went farming on the Peel Estate on the Mandurah Road.

  • Reference  Darryl Brady. (2019, September 17). Alfred FREE. Brady Family Tree in Western Australia. Retrieved from https://www.bradyfamilytree.org/genealogy/getperson.php?personID=I813&tree=BRADY2008

  • Sources 
    1. [S850] VIC - Pioneers Index CD 1837 - 1888.

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    3. [S325] baulchid-at-bigpond.com. Helen Norma Murphy (nee Warne). Name: First Contact August 2002;.

    4. [S738] RJones5622-at-aol.com. Rosemary Jones (nee Tissott). Location: https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/tree/108835989/family/pedigree; Date: First Contact April 2006;. Some Information Submitted by Rosemary Jones (nee Tissott).

    5. [S1158] Ancestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, Gaol Description and Entrance Books, 1818-1930. Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;. State Archives NSW; Roll: 295.

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    8. [S954] Trove. BENDIGO. (1892, August 19). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 7. Retrieved March 26, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article8451026.

    9. [S954] Trove. CAPTURE OF AN ALLEGED HORSE-STEALER. (1893, July 1). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 15. Retrieved March 26, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article8666491.

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