IRVINE, Thomas William (1887-1952)

The son of John (Jack) and Emma Holding, he held the licence of the Yarra Flats Hotel in 1908 after the death of his father until Robert Lithgow took it over in 1909. Tom then became a road building contractor. He married Mary Elizabeth (Lilly) Bonsak who was a housemaid for the Russell-Ross family of Kincraig in 1912.

Sources: Yarra Glen and District Historical Society Newsletter, no.19, February 2006