David Vere Blake1

#4654, b. 24 February 1891

Individual's Timeline

Birth24 February 1891David Vere Blake1,2

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: David was a jockey in Carins, later a labourer and a farmer by 1954.

Voter Enrolements

Research Notes

  • Research note 02: In 1915 David married Gladys Robina LAND. In March 1919, David Vere BLAKE divorced Gladys, with costs against Walter Pickham Sycamotic. The marriage took place 4th August 1914 at Peeramona?


    In April 1947 The stewards of the 1 Cairns Hack Club last night disqualified William Arthur Jackson, owner of Best Treasure, jockey David Vere Blake, and the brown gelding Best Treasure for six months in connection with the running of the gelding in the First Division Hack at the club's meeting at Cannon Park last Saturday (Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954), Friday 25 April 1947 Page 2). This was reversed on appeal (Townsville Daily Bulletin (Qld. : 1885 - 1954) Friday 9 May 1947 Page 2).

Family of David Vere Blake and Gladys Robina Land

Family of David Vere Blake and Ellen Eileen Hellings

Citations

  1. BDM in Australia, Aust Vital Records 1788-1905, 1891/1332.
  2. Tasmanian Family Link, online http://www.eos.tased.edu.au/pioneers/taslink3
  3. Website Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com) "Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 about David Vere Blake
    Name:      David Vere Blake
    Gender:      Male
    Electoral Year:      1936
    State:      Queensland
    District:      Kennedy
    Subdistrict:      Mareeba."
  4. Website Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com) "Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 about David Vere Blake
    Name:      David Vere Blake
    Gender:      Male
    Electoral Year:      1943
    State:      Queensland
    District:      Kennedy
    Subdistrict:      Mareeba."
  5. Website Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com) "Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 about David Vere Blake
    Name:      David Vere Blake
    Gender:      Male
    Electoral Year:      1954
    State:      Queensland
    District:      Leichhardt
    Subdistrict:      Mareeba."
  6. Website Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com) "Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 about David Vere Blake
    Name:      David Vere Blake
    Gender:      Male
    Electoral Year:      1958
    State:      Queensland
    District:      Leichardt
    Subdistrict:      Herberton."
  7. Website Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com) "Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 about David Vere Blake
    Name:      David Vere Blake
    Gender:      Male
    Electoral Year:      1963
    State:      Queensland
    District:      Leichardt
    Subdistrict:      Atherton."