Henry Arthur William Chambers

M, b. 21 October 1900, d. 14 February 1955

Henry Arthur Chambers (1900-1955) with his eldest son. Taken 1945
  • Henry Arthur William Chambers was born on 21 October 1900 in Biggenden, Queensland.1
  • He was the son of Sampson Henry Chambers and Edith Mary Jefferis.
  • Henry Arthur William Chambers also went by the name of Harry. To his family he was also known as Sam.
  • He commenced school on 4 February 1907 at Biggenden State School. aged 6 years and 3 months. His father was shown as a farmer of Biggenden. Sam left the Biggenden school in April that year to the new school at Woowoonga.2
  • He commenced school in 1908 at Woowoonga State School.3
    Woowoonga School 1909. This photo is held by the Biggenden Historical Society. The names on the photo were placed there by the donar. Bright is standing halfway down the steps on the right, Nellie is at the top of the steps to the right, Minnie is at the top of the steps to the left and Henry is seventh from the right along the verandah.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 . He was living in Herbert Electrol Division, Garrandunga, Innisfail, Queensland. Henry's occupation was listed as a labourer.4
  • At the age of 42 years, 1 month and 18 days, Henry Arthur William Chambers married Ruby Isabel Staines, daughter of William John Staines and Ethel Mary Stuart Woods, on 9 December 1942 in Valley Presbyterian Church, Brisbane. The wedding was officiated by Rev S Summers.5
  • Henry Arthur William Chambers appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at 1 Qualtrough Street, Woolloongabba, Brisbane. Henry was shown as a sawyer. His wife Ruby wasn't registered on the roll at that address.6
  • Between 1943 and 1947 Henry Arthur William Chambers and Ruby Isabel Staines lived in a number of places including the Bunya Mountains and Kumbia.7
  • The family had moved from the Kingaroy area to Dalrymple Heights north of Eungella and west of Mackay. They then moved to Farleigh, most likely living in workers houses for the Farleigh Sugar Mill. Their children can remember their father going to work on his pushbike, and cutting cane (by hand) on the weekend for the cane farmer who lived across the road from their house.
  • In 1949 Henry Arthur William Chambers moved to in Brooweena with his family, most probably at the end of the cane cutting season in Mackay. They lived in a high set house opposite the railway station. They didn't stay long in Brooweena (between Biggenden and Maryborough) because the wet weather made it too hard to work in the bush.
  • In August 1950 the family moved to Elgin Vale near Nanango. Harry had a "tucker bag" that he would pack when he went bush. It was a sugar bag and contained his week's supply of bread, meat and butter and a stone in the corner to weight it down. Harry would tie a rope on either end and sling it across his back.8
    The stumps are all that is left of the house in which Harry and Ruby Chambers and the boys lived in Elgin Vale from 1950-1955.
  • He and Ruby Isabel Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Elgin Vale. Henry was shown as a timber getter and Ruby carried out home duties.9
  • Henry Arthur William Chambers died on 14 February 1955 in Elgin Vale, Nanango, Queensland, at age 54. Harry and the other men had been going to work in an old Army Jeep as usual. When they reached a steep spot in the road, the angels gear jumped out and the jeep began to run away. The other men in the jeep jumped clear, but Harry bent down to get his tucker bag, and then couldn't get out. The jeep rolled and Harry was killed.1,10,11,12
  • He was buried on 16 February 1955 in Nanango Cemetery.

Citations

  1. Electoral Role; Various, Various.
  2. Print from Microfiche; Biggenden State School.
  3. Photograph, Woogoonga School & Pupils, 1909, Biggenden Museum, Names of pupils added before photo given to museum.
  4. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1930 Qld Electoral Roll.
  5. "Notes by Betty Staines,."
  6. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1943 Div Griffith SubDiv Buranda.
  7. K C, "E-mail re Henry Chambers residence," e-mail to Audrey, 5 Aug 2008.
  8. School Records; Elgin Vale School.
  9. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1954 Div Fisher SubDiv Wondai.
  10. Interview, Elgin Vale Mill Worker, 2003, This person was working at the mill at the time of Harry's death.
  11. Christine Meyers, "E-mail Christine Meyers," e-mail to Audrey, 5 July 2010.
  12. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, 1955/C877 Henry Arthur William Chambers ;Sampson Henry;Edith Mary Jefferis; Search done on DOB 14 February 1955.

Ingleton Chambers1

M, b. circa 1865
  • Ingleton Chambers was born circa 1865 in St Mawes, Cornwall.1
  • He was the son of George Chambers and Elizabeth Jane German.1
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Ingleton Chambers was living in the household of George Chambers and Elizabeth Jane German in St Mawes, Cornwall. George snr is shown as a 41 year old Greenwich pensioner, living with his 41 year old wife Elizabeth and their children: George 15; Thomas 11; Catherine 8; Inceldon 6 and Edward 3. All of the children were scholars and the entire family was born in St Mawes.2
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Ingleton Chambers was living in the household of George Chambers and Elizabeth Jane German in St Mawes, Cornwall. George snr is shown as a 52 year old fisherman living with his wife Elizabeth and their children: George E, a 25 year old fisherman; Thomas a 21 year old mason; Catherine 18; Ingleton 16, a fisherman; Edward 12 a scholar; Richard 8, a scholar and Emily 7 a scholar. All in the household were born in St Mawes.1

Citations

  1. Cornwall Online Census 1881, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kayhin/…, St Mawes.
  2. Cornwall Census Project 1871, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kayhin/…, St Mawes.

Irene Chambers1

F, b. 1907

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1907/C5972      Irene     Chambers     ;John;     Pearl Grace Archer Marie Loveday.

Isabella Chambers1

F, b. 1842, d. 1 November 1918
  • Isabella Chambers was born in 1842 in Parish of Asky, County Sligo, Ireland. She was the daughter of John Chambers and Bessie Shaw.1,2,3
  • Isabella Chambers married Holden Browne, son of William H(olden) Browne and Mary McCleary, circa 1865.1
  • Isabella Chambers and Holden Browne immigrated to Brisbane on 21 January 1870. Holden 31,and Isabella 27, travelled on the ship Planet with 3 year old Catherine. Their daughter Ann was born on the voyage and named Ann Planet. With them were Holden's sister Margaret 34, and her husband Martin O'Boyle aged 29. Holden and Margaret's parents William and Mary arrived in Brisbane in 1874.4
  • Isabella Chambers and Holden Browne appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Highfields. William was a farmer. Their daughters Elizabeth and Lillie carried out home duties.5
  • Isabella Chambers died on 1 November 1918 in Queensland.2,3
  • She was buried in Highfields Baptist Cemetery.3

Children of Isabella Chambers and Holden Browne

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1926     C2403     William     Browne;     Holden Browne;      Isabella Chambers.
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1918     C4958     Isabella     Browne;     John Chambers ;     Bessie Shaw.
  3. Chapelhill Family History, online http://www.chapelhill.homeip.net/FamilyHistory/Photos/, Headstone Inscription.
  4. John Maddern, "Planet" Ship Schedule, 1870.
  5. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Highfields 1913.
  6. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1943     C484     Catherine     Gray;     Holden Browne;      Isabel Chambers.
  7. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1870     M591     Ann Planet     Brown;     Holden;     Isabella Chambers.
  8. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1872     B7448     Samuel     Brown     ;Holden Brown ;     Isabella Chambers.
  9. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1963     C1221     John     Browne;     Holden;     Isabella Chambers.
  10. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1878     C806     Margaret     Brown;     Holden Brown ;     Isabella Chambers.
  11. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1881     C823     Eliza     Brown;     Holden Brown ;     Isabella Chambers.
  12. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1974     C7975     Lillie     Browne;     Holden Browne ;     Isabella Chambers.
  13. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1882     C2367     Bessy     Brown;     Holden;     Isabella Chambers.
  14. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1947     C3822     Stephen     Browne;     Holden ;     Isabella Chambers.

Jane Eliza Chambers1

F, b. 14 October 1859, d. 9 February 1934

Jane Eliza Chambers known to her family as Eliza - sister of Sampson Henry Chambers
  • Jane Eliza Chambers was also known as Eliza.
  • She was born in Bloxwich, Staffordshire.2,3
  • She was christened on 14 October 1859 in All Saints Church, Bloxwich, Staffordshire.1
  • She was the daughter of Sampson Chambers and Jane Jones.1
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Jane Eliza Chambers was living in the household of Sampson Chambers and Jane Jones in Church Lane, Bloxwich, Staffordshire. Sampson is shown as a 34 year old coal miner, born Bradley living with his wife Jane aged 27 born Bloxwich and their children, all born Bloxwich - Ellen aged 8, Ann aged 6 and Eliza aged 1. The family lived next door to Jane's sister Ann and her husband James Taylor. Jane's parents John and Ann Jones lived on the other side of the Taylors.4
  • On 24 November 1868,Jane Eliza Chambers's mother, Jane Jones died in Bloxwich, Staffordshire, England, at age 36. Her death certificate shows she was 36 years old, the wife of Sampson Chambers a coal miner, and died from a strangulated hernia. Sampson was present when she died and he signed the certificate with his X mark.5,6
  • On 3 April 1870,Jane Eliza Chambers's father, Sampson Chambers died in 2 Court Dartmouth Street, Aston, Warwick, England, at age 44. According to his death certificate he was a 44 year old coal miner who died from ulceration of his stomach which he had suffered from for 18 months, and an intestinal obstruction for three days before his death. The death certificate was signed by Ann Middleton (with her X mark) and was registered on 6 April 1870.7,8
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Jane Eliza Chambers was living in the household of Samuel Taylor and Frances Fletcher in Church Street, Bloxwich. The census record shows that Samuel was a 25 year old anvil blade maker, born Bloxwich, living with his wife Frances, 26, born Bloxwich and their son Anarak ? (Harmar) aged 2 born Bloxwich. His cousin Eliza Chambers aged 11 was also living with them. A John Jones aged 76 born Salop mk? was also living with the family. He was listed as a boarder, and as being married. (Was this person Samuel and Jane's grandfather, husband of Ann who is shown as a widow and living by herself on the same census?)9
  • Jane Eliza Chambers appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in 4 Orlando St, Walsall Foreign, Staffordshire. She is shown as a 21 year old boarder in the JAMES household. She is a tailoress, born Bloxwich.10
  • At the age of 26 years, 2 months and 11 days, Jane Eliza Chambers married Charles Henry Muller, son of John Ludor Muller and Caroline Hanson, on 25 December 1885 in St Saviours Church, Aston, Warwickshre. Charles was living at College Road and working as a metal roller. Jane was living in Charles Henry Street and working as a dressmaker.11,12,13
  • Jane Eliza Chambers and Charles Henry Muller appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 in Warwickshire. The surname was spelt Mueller. Jane E was born 1862, Charles H 1861 and Ellen G in 1890.14
  • Jane Eliza Chambers and Charles Henry Muller appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in 46 Cambridge Road, Smethwick, Staffordshire. Charles was shown as a 40 year old brass copper metal roller, born Warwick Birmingham. His wife Jane was 39, born Bloxwich. Living with them were their children Austin 9, and Elsie 7, both born Birmingham.15,16
  • Jane Eliza Chambers appeared on the census of 2 April, 1911.17
  • On 28 December 1914 Jane's sister Emma wrote this letter to their niece Minnie Chambers:
    " Well dear Minnie I did not go this Xmas for one thing it is such a long cold journey so I thought all being well I would go at Easter. Of course I heard from them all Auntie Annie, Charlie, Alice and Baby were all going to Auntie Eliza's so I know they would have a good time of it. I spent a very Happy Christmas with some Friends in Liverpool and I was glad when Xmas came I had decided not to go to Birmingham for it was a very cold day much colder than last year. Although I should liked to of been there all the same and many a time I thought of Auntie. She is a real good sister and thinks of us all and when we are altogether your farther and all of you are thought of and talked of as well only you are so far away.18 "
  • On 31 August 1926,her husband, Charles Henry Muller died at age 65. His death was recorded in the West Bromwich Registration District.19,12
  • Jane Eliza Chambers died on 9 February 1934 at age 74. Her death was recorded in the Smethwick Registration District.20,12

Children of Jane Eliza Chambers and Charles Henry Muller

Citations

  1. Kenneth Chambers, "E-mail Kenneth Chambers," e-mail to Audrey, 6 Sep 2002.
  2. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Births Dec 1859 CHAMBERS Jane Eliza Walsall 6b 522.
  3. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1861 Census.
  4. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1861 Walsall Foreigh RG 9/2012.
  5. Microfiche; unknown film, Oct, Nov, Dec Quarter 1868, Jane 36 Walsall 6B 381.
  6. Jane Chambers (Jones), Death Certificate of Jane Chambers.
  7. Microfiche; unknown film, Jun Quarter 1870, Sampson, 44 Aston 6D 154.
  8. Sampson Chambers, Death Certificate Sampson Chambers.
  9. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1871 Census RG10/2959.
  10. Cornwall Online Census 1881, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kayhin/…, Family History Library Film 1341677 Public Records Office Reference RG11 Piece / Folio 2828 / 17 Page Number 27.
  11. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Marriages Dec 1885 Chambers Jane Eliza MULLER Charles Henry      Aston 6d 512.
         
  12. Genes Reunited, online http://www.genesreunited.com.au, Neville Thatcher's Tree.
  13. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com
  14. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1891 Census - Smethwick, Staffordshire page 31.
  15. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1901 Census - Index only.
  16. Mundia.com, online http://www.mundia.com, Lindanug's Tree.
  17. British Census 1911, online http://www.1911census.co.uk/
  18. Letter, Emma Chambers to Minnie Chambers, 28/12/1914.
  19. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Deaths Sep 1926 MullerCharles H 65     W.Bromwich      6b     602.
  20. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Deaths Mar 1934 Muller Jane E      74      Smethwick      6b     973.
  21. Genes Reunited, online http://www.genesreunited.com.au, Allen Smith's Tree.
  22. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Births Sep 1891 Müller Austin Aston      6d     297.
         
  23. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Births Mar 1894 Muller Elsie Aston      6d     307.
         

John Chambers

M, b. 14 March 1802
  • John Chambers was baptized on 14 March 1802 in Haughton, Staffordshire. (Note:- no father shown on christening record.)1,2
  • He was the son of Mary Chambers.1
  • At the age of 22 years, 10 months and 16 days, John Chambers married Prudance Handley, daughter of Richard Handley and Mary Unknown, on 30 January 1825 in Haughton, Staffordshire, England.3
  • On 19 March 1826 he was a labourer, at the time of his son Sampson's birth
    in Pekinridge, Staffordshire, England.
  • In 1850 he was labourer at the time of his son Sampson's marriage to Jane Jones.4

Child of John Chambers and Prudance Handley

Citations

  1. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/, Batch No P010972 - no father shown.
  2. Family Search, online https://www.familysearch.org
  3. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/, Batch No M010971.
  4. Certificate, Jane Jones Sampson Chambers marriage of 1850.

John Chambers1

M, b. 1881, d. 1969

Children of John Chambers and Marie Grace Pearl Archer Loveday

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1905/C1151     Loveday     Pearl Grace Archer Marie;     Chambers     John.
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1881/C2016      John     Chambers;     William;     Elizabeth McDowell.
  3. Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery, online http://ww2.toowoombarc.qld.gov.au/index.php, Headstone Inscription.
  4. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1885/C2939      Maria Jane     Chambers;     William Thomas     ;Elizabeth McDowell.
  5. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Crow's Nest 1903.
  6. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Crow's Nest 1908.
  7. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Crow's Nest 1925.
  8. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1969     B8791     John     Chambers;     William Chambers      ;Elizabeth McDowell.
  9. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1905/C3487     John     Chambers;     John;     Pearl Grace Archer Marie Loveday.
  10. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1907/C5972      Irene     Chambers     ;John;     Pearl Grace Archer Marie Loveday.
  11. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1909/C11196      Ruby Isabelle     Chambers;     John;     Pearl Grace Archer Marie Loveday.

John Chambers1

M, b. 1905

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1905/C3487     John     Chambers;     John;     Pearl Grace Archer Marie Loveday.

John Bright Chambers1,2

M, b. 1 June 1903, d. 12 June 1992

Bright Chambers in Brisbane c 1926
  • John Bright Chambers was also known as Bright.
  • He was born on 1 June 1903 in "Woowoonga", Biggenden.1
  • He was the son of Sampson Henry Chambers and Edith Mary Jefferis.
  • John Bright Chambers commenced school in 1908 at Woowoonga State School.3
    Woowoonga School 1909. This photo is held by the Biggenden Historical Society. The names on the photo were placed there by the owner of the photo. Bright is standing halfway down the steps on the right, Nellie is at the top of the steps to the right, Minnie is at the top of the steps to the left and Henry is seventh from the right along the verandah.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll with Sampson Henry Chambers and Edith Mary Jefferis in 1925 in Woowoonga, Biggenden. Sampson was shown as a farmer, and Edith carried out home duties. Their son Bright, a labourer lived with them.4
  • John Bright Chambers appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Woowoonga, Biggenden. At the time Bright was working as a labourer.5
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1936 and 1937 living at Police Station, Calen.6. Bright was working as a police constable (Calen is on the Bruce Highway between Mackay and Proserpine):CR:]
  • At the age of 34 years, 4 months and 1 day, John Bright Chambers married Ethel Barron, daughter of William John Barron Barron and Agnew Cummings, on 2 October 1937.7
  • He was Policeman, Palm Island.
  • John Bright Chambers and Ethel Barron appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Pentland. Bright was living at the Police Station and working as a police constable. Ethel carried out home duties (Pentland is on the highway between Charters Towers and Hughenden.)8
  • John Bright Chambers and Ethel Barron appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Burktown, Queensland. Bright was a Police Seargent and Ethel carried out home duties.9
  • John Bright Chambers and Ethel Barron appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Douglas Street, Thursday Island, Torres Straight. Bright was a Police Seargent and Ethel carried out home duties.10
  • John Bright Chambers and Ethel Barron appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at Tully. Bright was a Police Seargent and Ethel carried out home duties.11
  • On 13 January 1962,his wife, Ethel Barron died in Mt Morgan-Rockhampton road.12
  • The following article appeared in the Morning Herald on 13 January 1962. "Car Plunge- woman dead. Rockhampton, Sat.
    A holiday trip for a Subinspector and his wife ended in tragedy, 20 miles from here today.
    Killed when their car rolled over a 50 ft deep ravine, was Mrs Ethel Chambers, 44, wife of Sub-Inspector J B Chambers of Townsville.
    The couple with a passenger, Leonard Norman, 62, were driving from Mt Morgan to Rockhampton when the car blew a tyre on the steep winding road and plunged down the steep range. Sub-Inspector Chambers and Norman were only slightly injured."13
  • John Bright Chambers was widowed on 18 January 1962 when died his wife Ethel died in a car accident on the Mount Morgan - Rockhampton road. He was a sub-inspector with the Townsvile police at the time.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1963 living at Fryer Street, Townsville. He was a police Sub-Inspector. His daughter worked as a nurse at the Townsville Hospital.14
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1968 and 1973 living at 28 Frederick Street, Biggenden. No occupation was given so he had most likely retired. His son John Dale also lived in the house.15
  • John Bright Chambers died on 12 June 1992 in Biggenden, Queensland, at age 89.2
  • He was buried in June 1992 in Degilbo, Queensland.
    The headstone reads:-
    1/6/1903
    12/6/1992
    .2

Citations

  1. Electoral Role; Various, Various.
  2. John Bright Chambers Grave Headstone, unknown repository, unknown repository address.
  3. Photograph, Woogoonga School & Pupils, 1909, Biggenden Museum, Names of pupils added before photo given to museum.
  4. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1925 Div Wide Bay, SubDiv Biggenden.
  5. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1925 Qld Electoral Roll.
  6. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1936 Qld Electoral Roll.
  7. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Marriage Ref 37/004311.
  8. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1943 Div Kennedy;SubDiv Pentland.
  9. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1949 Div Leichhardt; SubDiv Burke.
  10. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1954 Div Leichhardt; SubDiv Somerset.
  11. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1958 Div Leichhardt; SubDiv Somerset.
  12. Letter, Ellen de Chastel to Audrey Chambers.
  13. "The Morning Bulletin", 13/1/1962.
  14. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1963 Div Herbert; SubDiv Townsville.
  15. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1968 SubDiv Biggenden.

John Cyril Chambers1

M, b. December 1892, d. 31 January 1917
  • John Cyril Chambers was born in December 1892 in Brisbane, Queensland.1,2
  • He was the son of Harry Chambers and Sarah Ellen Earwacker.1
  • John Cyril Chambers appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Djuan. He was a farmer as was his father Harry.3
  • He enlisted in the AIF on 15 February 1915 in Toowoomba. His service number was 327. At the time of enlistment he was a farmer at "Wyalla", Crow's Nest and gave his next of kin as his father Harry Chambers of the same address. He was awarded the Military Medal on 14 Nov 1916 having served in Gallopili and France. He was appointed 2nd Lieutanent in th 25th Battalion on 25 January 1917.2
  • John Cyril Chambers died on 31 January 1917 in Imperial Hotel, Southhampton Row, London, England, at age 24. He died of wounds to the head.4
  • He was buried on 7 February 1917 in Kensal Green Cemetery. His name appears on the Roll of Honour at Crow's Nest.2

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1892/B49693 John Cyril     Chambers     Harry     ;Ellen Earwaker.
  2. Record Search, National Archives of Australia, online http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/recordsearch/index.aspx, Service Record - John Cyril Chambers.
  3. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Crows Nest 1913.
  4. Record Search, National Archives of Australia, online http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/recordsearch/index.aspx

Joseph Chambers1

M, b. 1879, d. 1928
  • Joseph Chambers was born in 1879 in Queensland.1
  • He was the son of William Thomas Chambers and Elizabeth McDowell.1
  • Joseph Chambers and John Chambers appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan. They were farmers.2
  • Joseph Chambers appeared on the Electoral Roll with William Thomas Chambers and Elizabeth McDowell in 1908 in Djuan.3. William was a farmer. Their daughter Elizabeth Ann and son Joseph, also a farmer most likely lived with them. Son John farmed at Crow's Nest :CR:]
  • Joseph Chambers died in 1928 in Queensland.4,5
  • He was buried on 3 October 1928 in Cabarlah Cemetery.5

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1879/C1957      Joseph     Chambers;     William;     Elizabeth McDowell.
  2. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Crow's Nest 1903.
  3. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Crow's Nest 1908.
  4. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1928/C4582 Joseph     Chambers;     William Chambers     ;Elizabeth.
  5. Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery, online http://ww2.toowoombarc.qld.gov.au/index.php

Kate Chambers1

F, b. 1890

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1890/C4729      Kate     Chambers;     Thomas     ;Louisa Shorten.

Kate Ryland Chambers1,2

F, b. 1879, d. 23 April 1955
  • Kate Ryland Chambers was born in 1879 in New Zealand. She was the daugther of Ellen and Thomas John Chambers ???3,4
  • Kate Ryland Chambers married Unknown Ryland circa 1895 in New Zealand.
  • At the age of 26 years, Kate Ryland Chambers married Clement Sigley, son of Joseph Robert Sigley and Ellen Holdaway, in 1905 in New Zealand.1,5
  • On 20 December 1954,her husband, Clement Sigley died in New Zealand at age 76.3,6
  • Kate Ryland Chambers died on 23 April 1955 in New Zealand.3,7

Children of Kate Ryland Chambers and Clement Sigley

Citations

  1. Tracing Adam, online http://tracingadam.7doves.com/, Has Kate Ryland CHAMBERS.
  2. Auckland Museum Cenotaph, online http://muse.aucklandmuseum.com/databases/Cenotaph/…, War Record Peter Knox Sigley.
  3. Tracing Adam, online http://tracingadam.7doves.com/
  4. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Birth 1879/16056     Chambers      Kate ;     Ellen;     Thomas John.
  5. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Marriage 1905/4761     Kate      Ryland ;     Clement      Sigley.
  6. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Death 1954/25649     Sigley      Clement ;     76Y.
  7. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Death 1955/22813     Sigley      Kate      ; 76Y.

Landy Chambers1

M, b. 1888, d. 1964

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1888/C9818      Landy     Chambers;     Thomas;     Louisa Shorten.
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1964/B69841      Landy     Chambers;     Thomas     ;Louisa.

Laurence Noel Chambers1

M, b. 1910, d. 1980

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth 5162/1910 CHAMBERS LAWRENCE N ; ALLAN R ; ROSELINE ;      LISMORE.
  2. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Marriage 13478/1938      CHAMBERS LAWRENCE NOEL; JOHNSTON ENID ROSE ; CANTERBURY.
  3. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Death 16500/1980 CHAMBERS LAURENCE ; ALLAN ; ROSLYN.

Madelina Louisa Chambers1

F, b. 1895

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1895/B56270      Madeline Louisa     Chambers;     Harry;     Sarah Ellen Earwaker.
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1921/C1922      Annat     James Whamond;     Chambers     Madoline Louise.
  3. Record Search, National Archives of Australia, online http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/recordsearch/index.aspx, Service Record - John Cyril Chambers.

Maria Jane Chambers1

F, b. 1885, d. 1974
  • Maria Jane Chambers was born in 1885 in Queensland.1
  • She was the daughter of William Thomas Chambers and Elizabeth McDowell.1
  • Maria Jane Chambers and George Hunt appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Crow's Nest. George was a teamster.2
  • At the age of 23 years, Maria Jane Chambers married George Hunt, son of William Hunt and Sarah Carter, in 1908 in Queensland.3
  • Maria Jane Chambers and George Hunt appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Thornville. George was a teamster.4
  • On 29 July 1969,her husband, George Hunt died in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 82.5
  • Maria Jane Chambers died in 1974 in Brisbane, Queensland.6

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1885/C2939      Maria Jane     Chambers;     William Thomas     ;Elizabeth McDowell.
  2. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Crow's Nest 1908.
  3. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1908/C2466      Hunt     George;     Chambers     Maria Jane.
  4. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs' Sub Div Crows Nest 1913.
  5. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1969/B7741      George     Hunt;     William Hunt;     Sarah Carter.
  6. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1974/B55796 Maria Jane     Hunt;     William Thomas Chambers     ;Elizabeth McDowell.

Mary Chambers1

F, b. circa 1775
  • Mary Chambers was born circa 1775.

Child of Mary Chambers

Citations

  1. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/, Batch No P010972 - no father shown.

Mary Georgina Chambers1

F, b. 1922, d. 5 April 1985
  • Mary Georgina Chambers was born in 1922 in Hobart, Tasmania. She was the daughter of Thomas Patrick CHAMBERS.1
  • Mary Georgina Chambers died on 5 April 1985 in Hobart, Tasmania.1
  • Mary Georgina Chambers also went by the name of Judy.1

Citations

  1. Rootsweb World Connect, online http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, Watts/Burgess/Alexander/Ramskill/Tilley/Barber/Rogers.

Percival W Chambers1

M, b. 1898, d. 1898

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth 22862/1898 CHAMBERS PERCIVAL W ; ALLAN R; ROSELINE ;      MARRICKVILLE.
  2. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Death 4603/1898 CHAMBERS PERCIVAL W ; ALLAN R ; ROSELINE ;      MARRICKVILLE.

Raymond Jack Chambers1

M, b. circa 1912

Citations

  1. J Powell, "E-mail - Judith Powell," e-mail to Audrey, 25 Sep 2011.

Richard Chambers1

M, b. circa 1873
  • Richard Chambers was born circa 1873 in St Mawes, Cornwall.1
  • He was the son of George Chambers and Elizabeth Jane German.1
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Richard Chambers was living in the household of George Chambers and Elizabeth Jane German in St Mawes, Cornwall. George snr is shown as a 52 year old fisherman living with his wife Elizabeth and their children: George E, a 25 year old fisherman; Thomas a 21 year old mason; Catherine 18; Ingleton 16, a fisherman; Edward 12 a scholar; Richard 8, a scholar and Emily 7 a scholar. All in the household were born in St Mawes.1

Citations

  1. Cornwall Online Census 1881, online http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kayhin/…, St Mawes.

Robert Chambers1

M, b. 1894, d. 1962

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1894/C3595      Robert     Chambers;     Thomas;     Louisa Shorten.
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1962/B52219      Robert     Chambers;     Thomas;     Agnes Louisa.

Ronald Allan Chambers1

M, b. 1894, d. 18 October 1918
  • Ronald Allan Chambers was born in 1894 in Waverly, Sydney, New South Wales.1
  • He was the son of Allan Richard Chambers and Roseline (Rose) Johnston.1
  • Ronald Allan Chambers began military service on 22 April 1915 in Liverpool, Sydney. He stated he was born near Woollahra, Cumberland and gave his next of kin as Allan R Chambers of Victoria Street, Goulburn. He was an engineer and joined the Australian Vets Corps. He served in the Middle East.2
  • Ronald Allan Chambers died of bronchial pneumonia on 18 October 1918 in Ludd, Egypt.2
  • He was buried in Rameh War Cemetery, Israel.2

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth 36623/1894       CHAMBERS RONALD A ; ALLAN R ; ROSELINE ; WAVERLEY.
  2. Record Search, National Archives of Australia, online http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/recordsearch/index.aspx, WW1 Servcie Record Ronald Allan Chambers.

Rosalyn M J Chambers1

F, b. 1903

Citations

  1. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth 22201/1903      CHAMBERS ROSALYN M J ; ALLAN R ; ROSELINE ;LISMORE.
  2. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Marriage 6243/1929 O'NEILL EUGENE L; CHAMBERS ROSALYN M J ;ASHFIELD.

Ruby Isabelle Chambers1

F, b. 1909

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1909/C11196      Ruby Isabelle     Chambers;     John;     Pearl Grace Archer Marie Loveday.

Sampson Chambers

M, b. 19 March 1826, d. 3 April 1870

Sampson Chambers (1826-1870). He was a poor coal miner and the top hat and coat most probably belonged to photograhpy studio.
  • Sampson Chambers was born in Bradley, Staffordshire.1
  • He was christened on 19 March 1826 in Penkridge, Haughton, Staffordshire, England. (Note - Penkridge is south west of Bradley, Bradley is south west of Haughton.)2,3
  • He was the son of John Chambers and Prudance Handley.
  • At the age of 24 years, 2 months and 1 day, Sampson Chambers married Jane Jones, daughter of John Jones and Ann Unknown, on 20 May 1850 in Birmingham, Bishops Ryder, Warwick, England. Sampson was a labourer at the time of his marriage, he was of full age and lived in Novascotia Street. His father, John Chambers was shown as a labour. He signed with his X mark. Jane was shown as a spinster of full age (even though she was just 17), father John Jones a carpenter. The witnesses were George Bussett who signed with his X mark and Ann Durose. Neither Jane or Ann signed the document.4,5
  • Sampson Chambers and Jane Jones appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in 123 Pinfold Bank, Bloxwich, Walsall, Staffordshire, England. Sampson was shown as a coal miner, born Bradley, aged 24 and living with his wife Jane, 18, born Bloxwich.6
  • Sampson Chambers and Jane Jones appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in Church Lane, Bloxwich, Staffordshire. Sampson is shown as a 34 year old coal miner, born Bradley living with his wife Jane aged 27 born Bloxwich and their children, all born Bloxwich - Ellen aged 8, Ann aged 6 and Eliza aged 1. The family lived next door to Jane's sister Ann and her husband James Taylor. Jane's parents John and Ann Jones lived on the other side of the Taylors.7
  • In 1866, at the time of the birth of his son Sampson Henry Sampson Chambers and Jane Jones lived in Alma Terrace, Bloxwich, Walsall, Staffordshire, England.8
  • Sampson Chambers was widowed on 24 November 1868 when died Jane died of a strangulated hernia.
  • On 24 November 1868,his wife, Jane Jones died in Bloxwich, Staffordshire, England, at age 36. Her death certificate shows she was 36 years old, the wife of Sampson Chambers a coal miner, and died from a strangulated hernia. Sampson was present when she died and he signed the certificate with his X mark.9,10
  • Sampson Chambers died on 3 April 1870 in 2 Court Dartmouth Street, Aston, Warwick, England, at age 44. According to his death certificate he was a 44 year old coal miner who died from ulceration of his stomach which he had suffered from for 18 months, and an intestinal obstruction for three days before his death. The death certificate was signed by Ann Middleton (with her X mark) and was registered on 6 April 1870.11,12
  • He was buried on 8 April 1870 in Bloxwich, Walsall, Staffordshire.13

Children of Sampson Chambers and Jane Jones

Citations

  1. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1861 Census Walsall Foreigh RG 9/2012.
  2. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/, Batch No C010972.
  3. Family Search, online https://www.familysearch.org
  4. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/, Batch No M041761.
  5. Certificate, Sampson Chambers and Jane Jones marriage of 20 May 1850.
  6. 1851 Census, QLD Family History Soc, unknown record info.
  7. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1861 Walsall Foreigh RG 9/2012.
  8. Sampson Henry Chambers entry, Birth Certificate (1866).
  9. Microfiche; unknown film, Oct, Nov, Dec Quarter 1868, Jane 36 Walsall 6B 381.
  10. Jane Chambers (Jones), Death Certificate of Jane Chambers.
  11. Microfiche; unknown film, Jun Quarter 1870, Sampson, 44 Aston 6D 154.
  12. Sampson Chambers, Death Certificate Sampson Chambers.
  13. Family Search, online https://www.familysearch.org
  14. Kenneth Chambers, "E-mail Kenneth Chambers," e-mail to Audrey, 6 Sep 2002.

Sampson Henry Chambers1

M, b. 14 February 1866, d. 18 March 1938

Sampson Henry Chambers
1866-1938
- taken when he was about 60 years old.
Sam and Edith Chambers and their family c 1935
Sampson Henry Chambers (1866 - 1938) & Edith Mary Jefferis (1865-1940)
  • Sampson Henry Chambers was born on 14 February 1866 in Alma Terrace, Bloxwich, Staffordshire, England.1,2
  • He was the son of Sampson Chambers and Jane Jones.
  • On 24 November 1868,Sampson Henry Chambers's mother, Jane Jones died in Bloxwich, Staffordshire, England, at age 36. Her death certificate shows she was 36 years old, the wife of Sampson Chambers a coal miner, and died from a strangulated hernia. Sampson was present when she died and he signed the certificate with his X mark.3,4
  • On 3 April 1870,Sampson Henry Chambers's father, Sampson Chambers died in 2 Court Dartmouth Street, Aston, Warwick, England, at age 44. According to his death certificate he was a 44 year old coal miner who died from ulceration of his stomach which he had suffered from for 18 months, and an intestinal obstruction for three days before his death. The death certificate was signed by Ann Middleton (with her X mark) and was registered on 6 April 1870.5,6
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Sampson Henry Chambers was living in the household of Ann Jones and James Taylor in 10 Church Road, Bloxwich, Staffordshire. The census record shows Ann as a 50 year old, born Bloxwich living with her husband James,also shown as a 50 year old anvil blade maker born Bloxwich, and nieces Hariet aged 8, and Emma aged 6 and nephew Sampson Chambers aged 5. All the children were scholars. Ann Jones, Ann's mother, lived next door.7
  • Sampson and his sisters became orphans when his mother died in 1868 and his father in 1870. He and his sisters Emma and Hariet went to live with James and Ann Taylor. Ann was Jane's sister.
    An extract from a letter from Gert Norman written in about 1990 states " I have heard Dad speak of the times he and Aunt Emma always had to have their meals with the servants in the kitchen ..... he also spoke of his Uncle owning a brewery and when he was very small had to work there instead of going to school, when the inspectors were around he was hid under a vat." The uncle referred to in this letter was not James Taylor as he was an awl blade maker. The children were obviously looked after by a number of family members. Just who the uncle who owned the brewery was is not yet determined.8
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Sampson Henry Chambers was living in the household of William Kingston and Ellen Chambers in 97 Brace Street, Walsall Foreign. The census shows that William was 34, born Rosliston, Derby, a packing case maker, living with his wife Ellen, 29 born Bloxwich, and their two children Anne aged 2 and William 1 month, both born in Walsall. Sampson Chambers, Ellen's brother also lived with them. He was 15 years old, born Bloxwich and a saddle maker.9
  • Sampson Henry Chambers immigrated to Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, with William Kingston and Ellen Chambers. The "El Dorado" departed Plymouth, England on 9 May 1883 and arrived in Cooktown on 26 June the same year. The ship reached Rockhampton in July. On board were William and Ellen Kingston and their two children Annie shown as 4 years old, and son William. William's occupation was recorded a cabinet maker and builder. Ellen's brother Sampson Chambers also came with the family. On his departure from England Sampson was given a book "The Life of Christ" by his sister Anne. The inscription read "From your loving sister Anne - March 1883.
    The family made their way overland to Bundaberg from Rockhampton.10,11
  • On 6 April 1893 the following article appeared in "The Brisabne Courier". We (Bundaberg Mail) regret to record a fatal accident which occurred about 7 o'clock on Tuesday morning at the Yellow Waterholes, about five miles from town, whereby a man named Peter Thygesen lost his life. The unfortunate circumstance occurred while two men--John Kingston and S. Chamber were tree felling on Thygesen's selection. The deceased was seated on a log, sharpening a saw, when a tree just cut swayed over and struck him on the back of the neck, crushing his head severely. Deceased was 36 years of age, married, leaving a wife and two children of tender years, who lived on a selection recently taken up by him. He was a member of the Odd Fellows, and the brethren will attend his funeral.12
  • Sampson Henry Chambers selected land on 5 March 1894 at Woowoonga Creek, Biggenden Sampson was issued with a deed of grand for 160 acres of land. Selection No 364. He occupied the land on 8 October 1894 and was required to reside on the land for 5 years from this date in order to gain selection. He was also required to make improvements to the value of 1/7 (one shilling and 7 pence)? per acre.
    The farm was inspected on 16 April 1899. The record shows: " the farm had been occupied continuously by the selector during the whole of the term up to the present date, was occupied by the selector at the time of inspection, about 6 acres are used for growing general produce. the other part of the farm is used for grazing the selector's cattle. Previously inspected several times and always found selector to be in occupation of the farm.
    The land is partly enclosed with 160 rods of fence, which consists of split hardwood posts one rail and palings at 4shillings per rod. Value 32 pound.
    And 30 rods of split hardwood 1 rail fence at 2 shillings per rod. Value 3 pound. 6 acres of scrub cleared and mostly stumped and under cultivation at 3 pound 10 shillings /acre - value 21 pound.
    One hardwood slab house 24x22 feet - value 20 pound
    Stockyard and other out buildings - value 5 pound.
    One small slab barn and little house - vale 7 pound.

    Total improvements 88 pound."

    Sampson paid 5 pound 16 shilling on 5 March 1894 to become the lessee. This money covered the first year’s rent and the survey fee. He paid 2/6 per acres for the land, a total of 20 pound and with his final payment of the Deed fee of 1pound ten shillings on 11 September 1899 the land was his. He called it "Woodvale Farm."13

  • At the age of 29 years, 2 months and 29 days, Sampson Henry Chambers married Edith Mary Jefferis, daughter of Robert Kemp Jefferis and Emily Ann Bright, on 13 May 1895. The marriage took place in the residence of Mrs Jefferis, Electra Street, Bundaberg and the ceremony was performed by the Wesleyan Methodist Minister, Howard Holme Nolan. Sampson is was a 28 year old farmer of Degilbo, Biggenden, born Bloxwich Staffordshire, father Sampson Chambers, coal mining manager, mother Jane Jones. Edith Mary was a 29 year old spinster born Ballarat, Victoria. Father Robert Kemp Jefferis, a draper, mother Emily Ann Bright. Witnesses to the marriage were Arthur and Ann Jefferis.14,15
    This butter dish was given to Edit and Sampson as a wedding present on 13 May 1895.
  • Sampson Henry Chambers and Edith Mary Jefferis appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1901 and 1918 living at Biggenden. Sampson was listed as a farmer.16,17
  • Between 23 January 1901 and 7 June 1902 Sampson Henry Chambers was a private in the Queensland Defence Force (Land) and served in the Biggenden Company, QMI. He was discharged as he was "unable to attend owing to nature of civil employment". His particulars of service showed he was a Musketry Marksman, accustomed to horses, of good character. He was thrity six years old, five foot seven inches tall, blue eyes, fair complection and light hair. He was a farmer by trade and lived at Biggenden.18
  • Henry was a active member of the Woowoonga State school Committe. His children attended the school from the time it was built.
    Woowonga State School and the Committee of which Sampson Chambers was a member.
  • In an interview on her 95th birthday Nellie Johannesen, Sam's daughter recalled ""Woowoonga people then decided they wanted a church of their own and a committee was formed consisting of Mr CF Stark, Mr SH Chambers, Mrs JFE Voss, Mr FG Reinhardt and Mr JA Douglas. Mrs Stark and Mr Chambers went around in a horse and cart and collected and a church was purchased from Mt Perry and later moved to Woowoonga. This church is the present hall adjacent to the church in Biggenden."
    A plaque with the names of the Woowoonga Church committee on it, was placed in the front alcove of the church when it was moved to Biggenden.19
    Woowoonga Methodist Church - moved from Mt Perry by the Church Committe of which Sam Chambers was a member. Photo taken c 1910.
    The plaque naming the Woowoonga Methodist Church Committe members. It was placed in the entry of the church. The church is now used as a hall and is located next to the Biggenden Church.
  • He and Edith Mary Jefferis appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Woowoonga, Biggenden. Sampson was shown as a farmer, and Edith carried out home duties. Their son Bright, a labourer lived with them.20
  • Sampson Henry Chambers and Edith Mary Jefferis appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1934 and 1937 living at Woowoonga, Biggenden.21
  • Sampson Henry Chambers died on 18 March 1938 in "Gooburrum", Bundaberg, Queensland, at age 72. Sampson was staying with his daughter Minnie at the time of his death. His grandson remembers his grandfather had been in bed for weeks, then came to breaksfast unexpectedly one morning. He died that afternoon.22
  • He was buried on 21 March 1938 in Bundaberg General Cemetery.23

Children of Sampson Henry Chambers and Edith Mary Jefferis

Citations

  1. Sampson Henry Chambers entry, Birth Certificate (1866).
  2. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, March 1866 Chambers Sampson H Walsall 6b 623.
  3. Microfiche; unknown film, Oct, Nov, Dec Quarter 1868, Jane 36 Walsall 6B 381.
  4. Jane Chambers (Jones), Death Certificate of Jane Chambers.
  5. Microfiche; unknown film, Jun Quarter 1870, Sampson, 44 Aston 6D 154.
  6. Sampson Chambers, Death Certificate Sampson Chambers.
  7. Microfiche, QLD Family History Soc, unknown record info.
  8. Letter, Gertrude Norman to Her granddaughter, 8 June 198?
  9. Census 1881 British, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Search/frameset_search.asp, RG 11/2829/60.
  10. Sampson Henry Chambers, "El Dorado" Microfiche/Film, 1883, IMM 118/10 Z1960.
  11. Merv Johnson, "E-mail Merv Johnson," e-mail to Audrey, Various dates 2009, 23 August 2009.
  12. Merv Johnson, "E-mail Merv Johnson," e-mail to Audrey, Various dates 2009, re article in "The Courier Mail."
  13. Deed of Grant - S H Chambers.
  14. Certificate, Sampson Henry Chambers & Ethel Mary Jefferis marriage of 13/5/1895.
  15. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriages 1895/127     Chambers     Sampson Henry     Jefferis     Edith Mary.
  16. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1901 Qld Electoral Roll.
  17. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1903 Div Wide Bay; SubDiv Biggenden.
  18. "Queensland Defence Land Force Certificate of Discharge."
  19. Local Newspaper - Biggenden, Sep 1990.
  20. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1925 Div Wide Bay, SubDiv Biggenden.
  21. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1937 Div Wide Bay; SubDiv Biggenden.
  22. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Deaths 1938/92     Sampson Henry     Chambers     Sampson     Jane Jones.
  23. Bundaberg Cemetery Records, online http://bucc.bundaberg.qld.gov.au/city-services/cemetery

Sarah Chambers1

F, b. 1887, d. 1967

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1887/C4325      Sarah     Chambers;     William Thomas     ;Elizabeth McDowell.
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1909/C2793      Brown     Thomas George;     Chambers     Sarah.
  3. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1962     C2682     Thomas George     Brown;     Edward;      Margaret Priscilla Bowden.
  4. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1967     C1371     Sarah     Brown     ;William Thomas Chambers      ;Elizabeth McDowell.

Sarah Jane Chambers1

F, b. 14 December 1856, d. June 1857
  • Sarah Jane Chambers was born on 14 December 1856 in Walsall, Staffordshire.2
  • She was the daughter of Sampson Chambers and Jane Jones.
  • Sarah Jane Chambers's birth was registered in the Walsall, Staffordshire Registration District in the December 1856 Quarter.3
  • Her death was recorded with the Walsall, Staffordshire Registration District in the June 1857 Quarter.4

Citations

  1. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/, Batch No 7415117.
  2. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/, Source Information: Batch Number: 7415117 Sheet: 88 Source Call No.: 0935427.
  3. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Births Dec 1856 Chambers      Sarah Jane Walsall 6b 472.
  4. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Deaths Index Jun 1857 Chambers Sarah Jane Walsall 6b.