William Layton Rudder was born 9 September 1870 in Macleay River, New South Wales, Australia to Augustus Rudder (1828-1904) and Maria Chilcott (1838-1922) and died 28 May 1936 Stanthorpe, Queensland, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Anne Violet Raff (1877-1952) 18 September 1901 in English Church St. Colomb's, Clayfield, Queensland, Australia.
|Offspring of William Layton Rudder and Anne Violet Raff (1877-1952)|
|Colin Layton Rudder (1902-1984)||20 June 1902 the Royal Bank, Stanthorpe, Queensland, Australia||17 June 1984 Queensland, Australia||Margaret Bothwell Boys (1904-1979)|
|Joyce Layton Rudder (1904-1935)|
|Sheila Layton Rudder (1907-1995)|
|Keith Layton Rudder (1908-1962)|
|Brian Layton Rudder (1909-1974)||19 November 1909 Stanthorpe, Queensland, Australia||27 June 1974 Brisbane, Queensland, Australia||Mary Patricia Hall (c1913-)|
|Laurence Layton Rudder (1913-1998)|
|Alan Layton Rudder (1916-1993)|
|William Layton Rudder (1919-1986)|
The death occurred at Stanthorpe, Queensland, of William Layton Rudder, at the age of 65 years. Born on the Macleay River, he was the son of the late Augustus Rudder. He joined the staff of the old A.J.S. Bank, and was later manager of the Royal Bank at Stanthorpe, retiring some years ago to take up stock and station business at Stanthorpe. Mr. Rudder took a prominent part in the development of the Stanthorpe and Texas districts. Mr. Rudder was well known in Sydney, where he had a large number of friends. He is survived by his widow and six children.
STANTHORPE, Thursday.—Mr. William Layton Rudder died early this morning in Stanthorpe, of which he was one of the best known business men. The late Mr. Rudder, who was 67 years of age, was for many years manager of the Royal Bank at Stanthorpe, and when the Royal Bank was merged with the National Bank of Australia he was appointed manager of the local branch of that bank, A few years later he resigned to become one of the principals of Lawson and Company, stock and station agents.
He took an active interest in local matters, and for many years was a member of the Stanthorpe Hospital Committee and the Stanthorpe Agricultural Society, He also took a keen interest in golf, and was president of the local club for several years, Deceased is survived by a widow and six sons, Messrs. Colin (Ipswich), Keith and Alan (Brisbane), Bryan and Laurence (Stanthorpe), and Master William Rudder (Southport School), and one daughter, Miss Sheila Rudder. Another daughter, Mrs. P. Monteflore, died about a year ago,