Series GRS1350 - WOODWARD FAMILY - Photographs depicting 3 generations

Violet Woodward, Geelong, c.1920 Florence Woodward (senior), Melbourne, c.1933 R.W. Hill Engineer, South Geelong, c.1911 John Woodward, c.1940 Kangaroo Club, Sheffield, 1917 Mrs Bessie Starkey, England, c.1920 Aircrew around Biplane, Geelong, c.1917 Hubert Woodward, Sheffield, c.1918 Violet Woodward, Melbourne, c.1925 Florence Woodward (junior), c.1919 Harold and Majorie Hopton, c.1920 John Woodward, Melbourne, c.1921 Unidentified dark haired woman, Melbourne, c.1927 Wallace and Florence Wilmot (nee Woodward), Geelong, c.1918 Portrait of two men, Melbourne, c.1921 Family group portrait, Sheffield, c.1918 Holdsworth family, c.1900 Albert Armitage Holdsworth, c.1897 Mrs Chapman, Geelong, c.1890 Hubert Woodward, Geelong, c.1892 Jack Shrimpton, Sheffield, c.1914 - 1918 Frank Burdett (Hopton), Melbourne, c.1920 Unidentified man, Geelong, c.1898 Hubert Woodward, Geelong, c.1920's Unidentified man, Geelong, c.1900 Violet Woodward, Geelong, c.1917 Kate Buttery and Hubert Woodward, Sheffield, c.1918 Hubert Woodward, Geelong, c.1910 Myles Henry Walter Synot, Geelong, c.1915 Kate Buttery and Hubert Woodward, Sheffield, c.1918 Florence Woodward and Hubert Woodward, Geelong, c.1910 Hubert Woodward, Geelong, c.1910 Violet Louise Woodward, c.1920's Violet Woodward and friend, c.1920's Florence Woodward (senior), Geelong, c.1920 Three soldiers, c.1914 Hubert Woodward & Charlie Ward, Sheffield, c.1918 Hubert Woodward and two men, Sheffield, 1918 Group of people on a beach, c.1920's Portrait of a large group of people, c.1900 Hubert Woodward, Sheffield, 1917 Hubert Woodward, Geelong, c.1910 Frank Burdett, c.1930's Charlie Ward, hospital bed, c.1914-1918 Swanville, 1924 Hubert Woodward and unidentified person, Geelong region, c.1920's Large group of people at wharf, c.1925 Hubert Woodward and unidentified person, c.1920 Violet Woodward, 1931 Beach scene, Warrnambool, n.d.
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WOODWARD FAMILY - Photographs depicting 3 generations


  • 1890 - 1946 (Creation)

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(1892 - 1982)

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Stephen Thomas Woodward (1858-1935) and Florence Elizabeth Woodward (1861 - 1946 nee Hopton) were married in Geelong in 1885 and had three children: Florence Agnes Woodward (1886 - 1946 married Wilmot), Violet Louise Woodward (1887 - 1951 married Portch) and Hubert Stephen Hopton Woodward (1892 - 1982).

Stephen Thomas Woodward was a coach builder in Corio Street, Geelong. His son Hubert Stephen Hopton Woodward attended Flinders State School and studied engineering at Geelong Gordon College from 1908-1911. After graduating, he worked at R.W Hill Engineer’s in South Geelong. In 1916, Hubert Woodward travelled to England and worked in an ammunitions factory in Sheffield during the First World War. He married Kate Buttery (1891-1974) and returned to Geelong to work in the engineering firm, Humble & Sons Vulcan Foundry in Little Malop Street.

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The album spans three generations of the Woodward family in Geelong from the 1880’s to the 1940’s. The donation was made to the Geelong Heritage Centre in 1991 and 1992. The exact provenance of the album is unknown.

The album consists of over sixty black and white photographs and ephemera of Woodward family members, relatives, friends, and unidentified persons.

The album mainly consists of photographs relating to Hubert Stephen Hopton Woodward (1892 – 1982).

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No copyright restrictions apply. These images can be used for any purpose, including commercial uses, however Geelong Heritage Centre does not endorse or support any derogatory uses of this image. In using this image, please acknowledge the item’s creator and title (where known), and Geelong Heritage Centre as the source. It is the responsibility of the researcher to ensure that no further permissions are required for use.

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