Ernest Henry 'Harry' Chittock1

#32059, b. 1911, d. 12 July 1989

Obtained from Neville CHITTOCK -

Individual's Timeline

Birth Reg1911Ernest Henry 'Harry' Chittock1
Birth20 June 1911Ernest Henry 'Harry' Chittock2
Marriage1936Ernest Henry 'Harry' Chittock3
Death12 July 1989Ernest Henry 'Harry' Chittock

Primary events

  • Birth Reg: Ernest's birth was registered in the quarter ended in 1911 in the Benalla registration district.1
  • Birth: He was born on 20 June 1911 in Warrenbayne, Victoria, Australia.2
  • Marriage: He married Thelma May Brown in 1936 in Victoria, Australia.3
  • Death: Ernest died on 12 July 1989 in Australia, Datre frpo headstone in Geelong Eastern Cemetery (Aged 78 years, worked back from recorded birth date).

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Ernest was a pastry cook. From photos I have seen on ancestry he was a bike rider and a footballer for Benalla, and, according to reports in the local paper seen on the Trove archive, he played cricket for Benella as well.
Some aspects of Ernest Henry 'Harry' Chittock's life. Ernest's son Neville wrote this to me in 2012 -

"My Dad was an all-round sportsman (as was 2 of his sisters Laura & Elsie) Dad's main sports were Aussie rules football and played for Benalla Seniors in the early 1930s. He has passed on his medals to my daughter Elizabeth. He was also an excellent cyclist and foot runner and apparently won competitions in Vic & NSW.
Dad was also a musician, played violin & drums and won competitions in NSW as a Jazz drummer. He sometimes would accompany my mother on piano.

I have Dad's scrapbook which has lots of write-ups about his footy prowess. All this and he was born with a hole in the heart. No operations for this in those days, and Grandma carried him around on a pillow and fed him goats milk. Through her, he grew up healthy, and had a full life."

Voter Enrolements

Child of Ernest Henry 'Harry' Chittock and Thelma May Brown


  1. Digger - Vic BMD Digger databases on CD, Surname: CHITTOCK
    Given Names: Ernt Hy
    Event: B
    Sex: M
    Spouse Surname/Father: Ernt Wm
    Spouse Gvn Names/Mother: Elizth WILLIAMS
    Age Code:
    Birth Place: BENALLA
    Death Place:
    Year: 1911
    Reg. Number: 17096.
  2. LD, 2010.
  3. Find my past web sites, online or, First name(s)      Ernest Henry
    Last name      Chittock
    Sex      Male
    Marriage year      1936
    Spouse's first name(s)      Thelma May
    Spouse's last name      Brown
    State      Victoria
    Country      Australia
    Registration number      10906
    Record set      Victoria Marriages 1836-1942
    Category      Life Events (BDMs)
    Subcategory      Marriages & divorces
    Collections from      Australia & New Zealand.
  4. Website ( "Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 Record for Ernest Henry Chittock."