William RHODES 1829-1903, born, Yorkshire, England, son of Charles RHODES and Ann BUTTERFIELD; died "Greylands" Henty (on Merino Downs), Victoria; grazier; land owner; Glenelg Shire Councillor 1870-72, 1888-1903; Glenelg Shire President 1902; married in 1856 at Portand, Victoria to Elizabeth "Betty" ANDISON 1829-1896, born Roxburghshire, Scotland, daughter of James ANDISON & Jean JACKSON; died Sandford, Victoria.

William RHODES and Elizabeth "Betty" ANDISON had the following family...

  1. Jane RHODES 1857-1937, born Portland, Victoria; d. Ballarat, Victoria; m. 1883 to Charles Dawson BRYCE 1849-1924, born Adelaide, South Australia to David BRYCE and Elizabeth DAWSON; died Merino, Victoria
  2. Charles RHODES 1859-1921, born Portland, Victoria; died "Greylands" Henty, Victoria; m. 1885 to Elizabeth KOHN 1858-1926, born Maryborough, Victoria to Heinrich KOHN and Isabella BRYCE; d. Melbourne, Victoria; both buried in Sandford cemetery and they had the following family...
    1. Henry Hanson "Hans" RHODES 1886-1962, b. Merino, Victoria; Grazier of Henty, Victoria; Glenelg Shire Councillor and President; d. Sandford, Victoria; m. 1913 to Violet Archibell "Belle" McLEAN 1889-1966, b. Hamilton, Victoria; d. Merino, Victoria.
    2. William James RHODES 1887-1964, b. Merino, Victoria; grazier of "Weeroona" Henty, Victoria; d. Melbourne, Victoria; m. 1914 to Jean MITCHELL c.1886-1971, b. ... ; d. Melbourne, Victoria.
    3. Charles Gordon RHODES 1890-1972, b. Merino, Victoria; grazier of "Greylands" Henty, Victoria; d. Casterton, Victoria; m. 1922 to Zelma Frederica PIERLOT 1895-1981, b. Great Western, Victoria to Charles PIERLOT and Ellena SALINGER; d. Hamilton, Victoria. Charles served in WW1 with the AIF...
      • 1915, Aug 09 : enlisted in the AIF at Hamilton, Victoria
      • 1916, Jan 28 : embarked on "Themistocles" from Melbourne as Gnr 11889, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, AIF
      • 1919, Sep 25 : left England for return to Australia as as Cpl 11889, 2nd Division Ammunition Column, AIF
      • Named : Casterton Town Hall Honour Roll
      • Named : Henty School Honour Roll
      • Named : Merino War Memorial
    4. Edna RHODES 1891-1970, b. Merino, Victoria; d. Melbourne, Victoria; m. 1914 to Herbert Norman WARREN 1888-1950, b. Melbourne, Victoria; d. Adelaide, South Australia
    5. Bessie Isabelle RHODES 1896-1962, b. Merino, Victoria; d. Melbourne, Victoria; m. 1932 to George Leslie GRESSON 1888-1967, b. Omeo Victoria to George Leslie GRESSON and Marion Lee THORBURN; d. Melbourne, Victoria.

  3. James RHODES 1861-1940, b. Sandford, Victoria; grazier of Winton, Queensland; d. Qeensland; m. 1897, Queensland to Jessie SINGLETON 1879-1961, b. Queensland to Samuel SINGLETON and Agnes AITCHESON; d. Queensland; 13 children.
  4. George RHODES 1863-1870, b. Merino, Victoria; d. Sandford, Victoria.
  5. William RHODES 1865-1931, b. Casterton, Victoria; grazier of Queensland and "Bungeeltap" Egerton, Victoria; d. Moorabool River, Victoria; m. 1902 to Jane ANDISON 1877-1960, b. Sandford, Victoria to William ANDISON and Isabella MURPHY; d. Melbourne, Victoria; 2 children.
  6. M RHODES 1867-1867, born and died Sandford, Victoria.
  7. Elizabeth RHODES 1870-1870, born and died Sandford, Victoria.