Union Bank

State Library SA, dated 1922, photographer S. Uren.

May 8. 1905— ...The Union Bank has opened a branch here, and this will be a good thing for the farmers and tradespeople.

KINGSCOTE. (1905, May 13). Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954), p. 12. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article88171429

Mr. F. C. Addison [Frank Claxton Addison], who has been for about six years teller in the local branch of the Union .Bank of Australia, [Mount Gambier] left last night for Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, where he has been commissioned io open a branch of the bank. He has made many friends here who will regret his departure. He was it leading cricketer and tennis player, his services were in demand for concerts, and socially he was popular.

DISTRICT COUNCILLORS RESIGN. (1905, May 4). The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929), p. 3. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article56671618

Kangaroo Island residents will regret to learn of the impending departure of Mr F. C. Addison, manager of the Kingscote branch of the Union Bank, who has received notice of transfer to Kerang, Victoria, where the Bank is opening a new branch. Mr Addison came from Mount Gambier five years ago last May, to open the Kingscote branch, and, during his residence here he has proved himself to be a warm advocate of the possibilities of Kangaroo Island, a live man in any movement that affected the welfare of the town and district (and in this respect he put in some good work as a member of tbe Trades and Progress Association) and an ardent supporter of various forms of clean, healthy sport. As a rifle man he is in the front rank, and comes of a family of famous rifle shots, and in times past has done his best to bring the Kingscote Rifle Club up to a good standard. He believes tbat there is a solid future ahead for K.I. and that its progress, though perhaps slow, will be sure. He leaves for Mount Gambier on Monday, but will return on the 17th. inst, making his final departure on the 22nd. We wish him every success in his next sphere of action. Mr Addisou's successor is Mr F. A. Wood [Francis Ainslie Wood] (late of Hobart,) son of the late Mr N. Wood [Thomas Neville Wood], for many years manager of the Port Adelaide branch of the Union Bank.

PERSONAL. (1910, August 6). The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), p. 4. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191637786

A gathering of townsmen met at Mr A. Daw's residence on Wednesday evening for the purpose of bidding farewell to Mr F. A. Wood, who after filling the position of manager of the local branch of the Union Bank for the past four years, left on Thursday morning en route for Casino, New South Wales, to take up the position of manager of the Union Bank there. ...

VALEDICTORY (1914, September 12). The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), p. 4. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article189511113

Canon Tucker, M.A. [Horace Finn Tucker], who has for 25 years been incumbent of Christ Church, South Yarra, a suburb of Melbourne, is at present spending a holiday bicycling on Kangaroo Island. Mr. Tucker's son [Horace William Lyde Tucker ?] is accountant of the branch of the Union Bank at Kingscote.

PERSONAL. (1906, February 6). The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931), p. 4. Retrieved May 7, 2019, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5005316

On Tuesday evening 26th ult. ... a number of residents assembled at the Ozone Hotel for the purpose of sayiug a few words of farewell to Mr H. L. Tucker, who has been transferred to the Warracknabeal (Vic.) Branch of the Union Bank. ... a great favorite with the ladies ... a useful all round man ...

VALEDICTORY. (1908, June 13). The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), p. 7. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191639024

Mr W. W. Turnbull, of the Kingscote branch of the Union Bank, will leave for Marble Bar, W.A., on Thursday next. In a very short time he will, therefore, be a long distance from Kangaroo Island, but he will carry with him the good wishes of a number of warm friends, who although he has not been in their midst for a lengthy period, fully recognise his sterling qualities. We wish Mr Turnbull a pleasant voyage and prosperity in his chosen career.

VALEDICTORY. (1909, June 5). The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), p. 4. Retrieved May 9, 2019, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191633419

The friends of Lance-Cpl. A. W. Battye, [Albert Wilkinson Battye] formerly of the Union Bank, Kingscote, will regret to hear that he has been wounded in France. [He later died of wounds 5 Oct 1917, Belgium] [A.W. Battye was a resident in Kingscote in 1908-1910.] Farewell Social. (1910, January 8). The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), p. 5. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191639789

Mr and Mrs J. H. L. Wardrop, take their departure on Monday next en route for England, on a six months holiday. Prior to joining the P, and O. mail boat Marmora on July 4th, they will visit the Burra and spend short time with relatives there. Mr Wardrop has been connected with the local branch of the Union Bank for some time past, and has always taken an interest in movements for the welfare of the town, holding the position of secretary and librarian of the Kingscote Institute since its inception. We wish the travellers bon voyage and a safe return to Kangaroo Island. ... Mr C. F. Mason, from the Adelaide branch of the Union Bank arrived on Wednesday last to fill the position vacated by Mr Wardrop,

VALEDICTORY. (1912, June 22). The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), p. 4. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191635313

VALEDICTORY. (1915, July 3). The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), p. 4. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article189509071

WARDROP, Joseph Henderson Lessels

b. ABT 1876 d. 21 Apr 1931 Malvern, SA

e. Occupation BET 08 Oct 1910 & Jun 1915 Accountant, Union Bank, Kingscote

m. ESCOTT, Ethel M. 27 Dec 1911 Kooringa, SA

THE UNION BANK. (1910, October 8). The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), p. 4. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191630232 Also OBITUARY. (1931, August 29). The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), p. 2. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191253336

Mr H. P. Boucaut, who for some time past has been connected with the local branch of the Union Bank, received notice of his transference to the Newcastle branch of the bank on Saturday last and left for his new sphere of labor on Monday. We understand this is a promotion and congratulate Mr Boucaut. Mr Taylor, from the Adelaide office, fills the position vacanted by Mr Boucaut here.

PERSONAL. (1912, January 13). The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), p. 4. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191637399

Mr F. H. Taylor, who for some months past has been connected with the Kingscote branch of the Union Bank, has received notice of his transference to the Adelaide office. Mr. Taylor will leave on Monday. His successor is Mr. Cameron.

PERSONAL. (1912, November 16). The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), p. 4. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191640184

Mr W. S. Buckland, who has acted as accountant in the Kingscote branch of the Union Bank for some time past, has received notice of transfer to Rockhampton, Queensland, and will leave for his new sphere of operations on Monday. During his stay here Mr Buckland has proved himself to be a capable and courteous official and we wish him success in his future career.

PERSONAL. (1910, October 1). The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), p. 4. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191635107

Mr W. S. Buckland, manager of the local branch of the Union Bank, who has been on holidays, will, with Mrs Buckland, return to Kingscote this evening. Mr Patterson has been in charge during Mr Buckland's absence.

PERSONAL. (1920, May 22). The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), p. 2. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191553663

Mr W. S. Buckland, who for over five years has held the position of manager of the local branch of the Union Bank, received notice on Saturday last of the transfer to the Melbourne office of that institution, and, with Mrs Buckland and children, will leave on Monday to take up his new appointment His successor is Mr B. Boon who arrived on Wednesday evening.

VALEDICTORY. (1923, June 9). The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), p. 2. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191554832

VALEDICTORY. (1923, June 16). The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), p. 2. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191546904

... a number of residents met at the Union Bank premises to bid farewell to Mr J. S. Bensley, who has acted as accountant at the local branch for several years, and who leaves on Monday next to take up a similar position at the Port Pirie branch of the bank ...

VALEDICTORY (1924, April 17). The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), p. 2. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191545826

Mr J. Jones, who has been teller at the local branch of the Union Bank for the past twelve months has received notice of his transfer to the Adelaide office of the bank and will leave on Monday to take up his new appointment. Mr E. W. Cowan of the Gawler branch, will succeed Mr Jones.

PERSONAL. (1925, May 23). The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), p. 2. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191551595

The residents from Kingscote and District will regret to hear that we are losing from our midst, Mr and Mrs B. Boon. Mr Boon who has been in charge of the local branch of the Union Bank, has received notice that he has been transferred to the management of the Union Bank at Traralgon Gippsland Victoria, He will be succeeded at Kingscote by Mr C. E. Silvester, who has acted as relieving manager when Mr Boon was away on holidays. Mr Boon knows Traralgon well, as he was employed in the Bank at that place as accountant in 1907, and he lived in Gippsland for a number of years. He has a brother managing a bank about 30 miles from Traralgon. During Mr Boon's residence at Kingscote he has identified himself with every movement for the advancement of the district, and for the benefit of sport. Among the positions he holds are. — Treasurer of the K.I. A. and H. Society, and member of Flower sectional Committee. Member of the Soldier's Memorial Park Committee, Peoples Warden of St. Alban's Church, Vice-President and judge of the Racing Club, and a member of the committee of tbe K.I. Athletic Club, being an enthusiastic yachtsman. Mrs Boon will be greatly missed owing to the good work she has carried on here, being for several years in charge of the Sunday school at St. Alban's Church, and during periods when Kingscote; was without a medical practitioner, she graciously attended to numerous cases of sickness and accidents, using bandages and medicines from her own private medical chest. Mr, Mrs and Miss Boon were also prominent members of the Tennis Club and their places will be hard to fill. We are sure that they will be greatly missed by the residents of Kingscote and District, and we wish them a pleasant time in their new home.

... A public farewell is to be accorded Mr and Mrs B. Boon in the District Hall on Thursday evening next July 14th, to enable the people to bid them farewell, and show appeciation of the many public duties and kind acts which have gained Mr and Mrs Boon the esteem and gratitude of the district.

PERSONAL. (1927, July 9). The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), p. 2. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191555851

A large number of the citizens of Kingscote and residents of the District gathered at the Ozone Hotel last Saturday evening to say farewell to Mr C. E. Silvester who is leaving the district.

VALEDICTORY. (1929, June 29). The Kangaroo Island Courier, p. 2. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191549499

Residents will regret to hear of the forthcoming departure of Mr W. I. S. Story [William Ivan Stewart Story], the manager of the local Branch of the Union Bank, who has received notice of his transfer to Millicent. Mr Story his baen here about four years, and both he and Mrs Story [Alice Gertrude nee Lewis] have taken an interest in ail matters concerning the welfare of the district. Mrs Story has been a good worker in connection with the Methodist Church. In sport Mr and Mrs Story have been active members of the Tennis and Golf Clubs. Mr Story is an Officer of the Masonic Lodge, which has now lost four officers from its ranks during the past eighteen months. Mr C. A. K. Duncan [Cyril Allen Keith Duncan, with wife Ethel Alice Maud nee Cowin ] from the Adelaide Branch will be Mr Story's successor.

PERSONAL. (1933, August 12). The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), p. 2. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191252374

A Public Farewell was accorded to Mr and Mrs R. W. Cowan [Roderick (Roy) William Cowan 1900-1980] in the District Hall on Saturday evening last:, June 3rd, and we doubt whether there has ever been a larger farewell gathering at Kingscote. ... He had been in Kingscote for eight years ...

VALEDICTORY. (1933, June 10). The Kangaroo Island Courier , p. 2. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191251153

Mr D. J. Evans of the Glenelg Branch of the Union Bank has taken over Mr A. A. Paterson's duties at the Kingscote office. Mr Evans is a returned soldier, having been on service at Darwin.

PERSONAL. (1943, December 10). The Kangaroo Island Courier (Kingscote, SA : 1907 - 1951), p. 2. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article191424370