This is the home of Ernest Lance Young and Beryl Mair and the childhood home of their children Barbara, Ken and Laurie.
Lance was born 24 March 1915 in Surrey Hills, the son of Ernest Augustus Young and Ruby Nichell Whitty. He married Beryl Mair in 1939 and died on 5 October 1999 at Mont Albert. Electoral rolls list him as a manufacturer. His address after marriage was 11 York Street, Mont Albert. He is buried in Box Hill Cemetery (M-*-0867) along with his father. He served in WW2 (Service Number - VX104733 enlisting at St Kilda) and after returning took over his father's business.
The Mair family were resident in Barton Street for several generations. Beryl's father Dave Mair was a keen sportsman and founder of the Kangaroo Social Club of cricketers.
This is part of a large collection relating to the Mair, Deakin and Young families.
Black & white photo of the street view of 11 York Street, Mont Albert. Taken from diagonally across the street, it shows the end of the house, the driveway and the dividing fence between the property and the adjacent house. The house is heavily screened by a mature garden with several large trees or shrubs.
Inscriptions & markings
In red biro on rear: "No 11 York St / 1974"