Andrew William Bird1

#26943, b. 1906, d. 13 October 1981
  • Father: Joseph Steven Bird b. 1852, d. 26 May 1935
  • Mother: Agnes (?) b. 1874, d. 6 Sep 1957

Individual's Timeline

Birth1906Andrew William Bird
Marriage14 January 1928Andrew William Bird1
Death of Father26 May 1935Joseph Steven Bird2
Death of Mother6 September 1957Agnes (?)2
Death13 October 1981Andrew William Bird
Probate1982Andrew William Bird

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Andrew was a farmer.
Brushes with the LAW

In 1937 Andrew was on the Jury sitting on the manslaughter Trial of James Vincent WALSH, who was accused of killing Richard SHUTTLEWORTH. Details in the Advocate, 8th April 1937.

Estates Planned & Unplanned

The will left by Andrew William in 1982 reads as follows: Appointed 2 sons Alan a truck driver and Maxwell a fitter executors, and left Joyce Heather Mary COLGRAVE $500, Alan his (andrew's) shares of various properties and all stock and plant, Lois Aileen Doaw STOKELL a daughter his house in Main Road, Peter John STOKELL his landrover. The Estate was valued at £106,524.

Voter Enrolements

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: Possibly the son of Joseph Steven BIRD and Agnes TROTTER, as Gordon Leslie, who was also in Breadalbane in the Electoral Roll, was a son of this couple born 1894. The Birth details in Tasmania are not available after 1900. Above confirmed from Andrew's headstone which reads - ILM of Elvina, Yougest daughter of Joseph and Agnes BIRD who died 20th July 1973, also Andrew William BIRD, dies 13th October 1981, aged 75.

Children of Andrew William Bird and Vera Chugg

  • Maxwell Henry Bird
  • Alan William Bird


  1. Digger - Tas BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CHUGG
    Given Names: Vera
    Event: M
    Father/Spouse Surname: BIRD
    Mother/Spouse Given Names: Andrew William
    Date: 1928-01-14
    Sex: F
    Registration Year: 1928
    Registration Number: 926.
  2. Billion Graves, online,
  3. Trove Digitised Newspapers, Advocate (Burnie, Tas. : 1890 - 1954)
    Tuesday 30 June 1953 Page 13.
  4. Website ( "Australia Cemetery Index, 1808-2007 about Andrew William Bird
    Name:      Andrew William Bird
    Death Age:      75
    Birth Date:      abt 1906
    Death Date:      13 Oct 1981
    Cemetery:      Perth St Andrews Anglican Cemetery
    Cemetery Location:      Longford, Tasmania."