Hi - Im related to these Whelan (the wreckers) my mums aunt Elizabeth Begbie married Fred Whelan (Whelan the Wrecker) - approx 1940. Am in contact with 2nd cousins of this name.
Also have another (poss unrelated) -Alice Elizabeth Whelan b 1890 Heidelberg - d. Gippsland. Parents Richard Whelan and Elizabeth Cole.
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