Len Dunn was born in Tasmania and moved to Victoria aged 21. He worked in the timber mills around Kinglake. Len was the first tractor operator employed by the Board of Works at Wallaby Creek. He was later appointed an Inspector of the Yan Yean Watershed area.
John Daniel was born in February 1837 in Cruden Bay Aberdeenshire. He married Mary Joan Gibbs, daughter of Albion and Mary Ann Gibbs of Whittlesea in May 1876 at the Royal Mail Hotel Whittlesea. His occupation was that of a house dealer. Sadly his wife Mary died in 1898 in Whittlesea.