Cyril Thomas Gleeson

M, b. 1907
  • Cyril Thomas Gleeson was born in 1907 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Thomas Joseph Gleeson and Mary Ann O'Sullivan.
  • Cyril Thomas Gleeson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at St Aubyn. He was a labourer.
  • He enlisted in the Australian Army on 30 January 1941 in Toowoomba.He was living at Crow's Nest at the time he enlisted and gave his next of kin as his father Thomas. His service number was QX16636. He was discahrged from the Australian New Guinea administrative Unit on 5 February 1946 with the rank of Warrant Officer Class 2.

Edward Ambrose Gleeson

M, b. 14 August 1904
  • Edward Ambrose Gleeson was born on 14 August 1904 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Thomas Joseph Gleeson and Mary Ann O'Sullivan.
  • In 1930 Edward Ambrose Gleeson lived at Crow's Nest. He was a labourer.
  • He enlisted in the Australian Army on 28 February 1942 in Roma.He was a Private in the 17th Works Company. He was living at Mt Abundance near Roma when he enlisted and gave his next of kin as his father Thomas. His service number was QX127558. He was discharged on 15 March 1946.

Edward Felix Gleeson

M, b. 1895, d. 1931

Eileen Mary Gleeson

F, b. 1894, d. 1 August 1968
  • Eileen Mary Gleeson was born in 1894 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of James Gleeson and Bridget Madden.
  • At the age of 28 years, Eileen Mary Gleeson married Edward John Burke, son of Edward (Ned) Burke and Catherine Smith, in 1922 in Queensland.
  • In July 1930,her husband, Edward John Burke died in Queensland.
  • Eileen Mary Gleeson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Crow's Nest. She carried out home duties.
  • Eileen Mary Gleeson died on 1 August 1968 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 2 August 1968 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. RC1-00G-0013.

Eileen May Gleeson

F, b. 29 September 1920, d. 1 January 2002

Gleeson sisters Eileen, Myra, Beryl and Coral. Daughters of Violet May French and John W H Gleeson. Taken in 1940's. Photo courtesy of Helen J.

Elizabeth Bella Gleeson

F, b. 1877, d. 1880

Elizabeth Margaret Gleeson

F, b. 1901

Ellen Sarah Gleeson

F, b. 17 July 1880, d. August 1974
  • Ellen Sarah Gleeson was born on 17 July 1880 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Mathew Gleeson and Sarah Walsh.
  • At the age of 21 years, 10 months and 10 days, Ellen Sarah Gleeson married James Mozart Gould, son of Joseph Gould and Eleanor (Ellen) Buchanan, on 27 May 1902 in Queensland.
  • Ellen Sarah Gleeson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Queen Street, Crow's Nest. James was a blacksmith.
  • She and James Mozart Gould appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1908 living at Queen Street, Crow's Nest. James was a blacksmith and Ellen carried out home duties.
  • Ellen Sarah Gleeson and James Mozart Gould appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1912 living at Queen Street, Crows Nest. No occupation was given for James.
  • Ellen Sarah Gleeson and James Mozart Gould appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1916 living at Queen Street, Crows Nest. James was a blacksmith.
  • Ellen Sarah Gleeson and James Mozart Gould appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1928 living at Hamilton. James was a mechanic. Their daughter Maud was a saleswoman and daughter Evelyn a typist.
  • Ellen Sarah Gleeson and James Mozart Gould appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1937 living at Ascot. James was a wheelwright. Their daughter Phyllis was a clerk.
  • Ellen Sarah Gleeson died in August 1974 in Queensland at age 94.

Children of Ellen Sarah Gleeson and James Mozart Gould

Emily Francis Gleeson

F, b. 1885, d. 1885

Francis Timothy Gleeson

M, b. 5 August 1884, d. 25 May 1970
  • Francis Timothy Gleeson was also known as Tim.
  • He was born on 5 August 1884 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Mathew Gleeson and Sarah Walsh.
  • He was a member of the first Crow's Nest Band in 1902; Band members were Raymond White, Frederick Williams, Alf Colthrup, James Gleeson, Walter George Benton, Norman White, John William Brass, Thomas Askin, Alfred William Blinco, Tim Gleeson, Anthony Lavery, James Connolly, James Nathanial Cole and HENDY.
  • Francis Timothy Gleeson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Royal Hotel, Crow's Nest. He was a labourer and lived in his father Matthew's hotel.
  • At the age of 25 years, 11 months and 30 days, Francis Timothy Gleeson married Jane McNee, daughter of Hugh McNee and Annie McCoy, on 4 August 1910 in Queensland.
  • Francis Timothy Gleeson and Jane McNee appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Crow's Nest. Francis was a grazier. He gaven his address as Thallon Street, and Jane gave hers as Sharp Street.
  • Francis Timothy Gleeson and Jane McNee appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Thallon Street, Crow's Nest. Jane gave her address as Sharpe Street. Their son Ronald was a factory Employee and son Stanley a labourer. Their daughter Louisa carried out domestic duties.
  • Francis Timothy Gleeson died on 25 May 1970 in Queensland at age 85.
  • He was buried on 27 May 1970 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Francis Timothy Gleeson and Jane McNee

James Gleeson

M, b. 23 February 1866, d. 9 January 1919
  • James Gleeson was born on 23 February 1866 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Mathew Gleeson and Sarah Walsh.
  • James Gleeson commenced school at Crow's Nest Provisional School in March 1877. He was 10 years old. His siblings Mary Ann 11, Michael 8, Jane 6 and Matthew 4 also started at the new school. The teacher was William Jenkinson who was untrained and had to cope with an under-equipped school. There were no blackboards, slates, books etc. He left a few months later and was replaced by David Moylan.
  • At the age of 26 years, 8 months and 3 days, James Gleeson married Bridget Madden on 26 October 1892 in Queensland.
  • James Gleeson and Bridget Madden appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Queen Street, Crow's Nest. James was a teamster.
  • James Gleeson and Bridget Madden appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Crow's Nest. James was a teamster and Bridget carried out home duties.
  • On 27 June 1908 Michael Lalor and James Gleeson convened a meeting in Crow's Nest to discuss the possibility bringing of a resident priest to the district.
  • James Gleeson died on 9 January 1919 at age 52.
  • He was buried on 9 January 1919 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of James Gleeson and Bridget Madden

James Gleeson

M, b. circa 1800
  • James Gleeson was born circa 1800.
  • James Gleeson married Ann Costello circa 1830.

Children of James Gleeson and Ann Costello

James Gleeson

M, b. 3 December 1904, d. 29 September 1985
  • James Gleeson was born on 3 December 1904 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Gleeson and Annie Hayden.
  • At the age of 24 years, James Gleeson married Eileen Sarah Evans in 1929 in Queensland.
  • James Gleeson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Crow's Nest. James was a butcher.
  • He and Eileen Sarah Evans appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Crow's Nest. James was a butcher.
  • James Gleeson died on 29 September 1985 at age 80.
  • He was buried on 1 October 1985 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

James Gleeson

M, b. 1878
  • James Gleeson was born in 1878 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Thomas Gleeson and Elizabeth (Margaret) Morris.
  • He was a member of the first Crow's Nest Band in 1902; Band members were Raymond White, Frederick Williams, Alf Colthrup, James Gleeson, Walter George Benton, Norman White, John William Brass, Thomas Askin, Alfred William Blinco, Tim Gleeson, Anthony Lavery, James Connolly, James Nathanial Cole and HENDY.

James Mathew Gleeson

M, b. 11 June 1896, d. 15 October 1899
  • James Mathew Gleeson was born on 11 June 1896 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of James Gleeson and Bridget Madden.
  • James Mathew Gleeson died on 15 October 1899 in Queensland at age 3.

James Patrick Jerald Gleeson

M, b. 15 July 1912, d. November 1973
  • James Patrick Jerald Gleeson was born on 15 July 1912 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Patrick John Gleeson and Louisa Mary Frances Ryan.
  • James Patrick Jerald Gleeson commenced school at Pinelands State School on 18 August 1924. His father was a farmer at Pinelands. James' siblings were enrolled in the school in later years.
  • James Patrick Jerald Gleeson died in November 1973 in Queensland at age 61.
  • He was buried on 15 November 1973 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. RC1-00E-0004.

Jane Gleeson

F, b. 16 August 1870, d. 19 August 1948
  • Jane Gleeson was born on 16 August 1870 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Mathew Gleeson and Sarah Walsh.
  • Jane Gleeson commenced school at Crow's Nest Provisional School in March 1877. She was 6 years old. Her siblings James 10, Michael 8, Mary Ann 11 and Matthew 4 aslo commenced at the new school. The teacher was William Jenkinson who was untrained and had to cope with an under-equipped school. There were no blackboards, slates, books etc. He left a few months later and was replaced by David Moylan.
  • Between 1893 and 1898 Alf was the school teacher at Moss View State School.
  • At the age of 24 years, 4 months and 29 days, Jane Gleeson married Alfred Trevethan Littleton, son of John Thomas Littleton and Harriet Ball, on 14 January 1895 in Queensland.
  • Jane Gleeson and Alfred Trevethan Littleton appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Creek Street, Crow's Nest. Alfred was a school teacher.
  • Jane Gleeson and Alfred Trevethan Littleton appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1943 living at South Street, Crow's Nest. Alfred was a dairy farmer. Their daugther Teresa Jane also lived at Crow's Nest.
  • Jane Gleeson died on 19 August 1948 in Queensland at age 78.
  • She was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Jane Gleeson and Alfred Trevethan Littleton

Jocelyn Ann Gleeson

F, b. 28 September 1918, d. December 1947
  • Jocelyn Ann Gleeson was born on 28 September 1918 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Francis Timothy Gleeson and Jane McNee.
  • At the age of 22 years, 7 months and 15 days, Jocelyn Ann Gleeson married Vivian Schuh on 13 May 1941 in Newfarm.
  • Jocelyn Ann Gleeson died in December 1947 at age 29.

John Gleeson

M, b. 1881, d. 1882

John Francis Gleeson

M, b. 7 March 1911, d. 16 April 1996
  • John Francis Gleeson was born on 7 March 1911 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Michael Joseph Gleeson and Mary Ann Egan.
  • John Francis Gleeson enlisted in the Australian Army on 31 May 1941 in Crow's Nest giving his next of kin as his wife Margaret. They lived at Woodville. His service number was QX47591 (Q104536). He was attached to the 17th Adv. Administrative Depot and was discahrged with the rank of Private on 22 November 1944.
  • He and Sarah Jane Gleeson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Woodville, Crow's Nest. John was a farmer and Sarah, his sister carried out home duties.
  • John Francis Gleeson married Margaret Ann Unknown circa 1944.
  • John Francis Gleeson died on 16 April 1996 at age 85.
  • He was buried on 19 April 1996 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

John Patrick Gleeson

M, b. 29 June 1878, d. 8 December 1907
  • John Patrick Gleeson was born on 29 June 1878 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Mathew Gleeson and Sarah Walsh.
  • John Patrick Gleeson and Thomas Joseph Gleeson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Royal Hotel, Queen Street, Crow's Nest. Thomas was a bullock driver and John a labourer. Their father ran the Royal Hotel and their sister Teresa was also living in the Hotel.
  • John Patrick Gleeson died on 8 December 1907 in Queensland at age 29.
  • He was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

John Patrick Gleeson

M, b. 8 December 1901, d. 1961
  • John Patrick Gleeson was born on 8 December 1901 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Gleeson and Annie Hayden.
  • John Patrick Gleeson died in 1961 in Queensland.

Joseph Henry Gleeson

M, b. 1882, d. 1938
  • Joseph Henry Gleeson was born in 1882 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Thomas Gleeson and Elizabeth (Margaret) Morris.
  • Joseph Henry Gleeson and Elizabeth (Margaret) Morris appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Pinelands. He was a labourer and may have lived with his mother Margaret.
  • Joseph Henry Gleeson died in 1938 in Queensland.

Kevin Joseph Gleeson

M, b. 1903, d. 8 August 1967
  • Kevin Joseph Gleeson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Crow's Nest. He was the Shire Clerk.
  • He was born in 1903 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of James Gleeson and Bridget Madden.
  • Kevin Joseph Gleeson died on 8 August 1967 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 11 October 1967 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Mary Gleeson

F, b. 1909, d. 1909
  • Mary Gleeson died in 1909 in Queensland.
  • She was born in 1909 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Mathew Gleeson and Ada Askin.

Mary Ann Gleeson

F, b. 24 August 1865, d. 28 September 1941
  • Mary Ann Gleeson was born on 24 August 1865 in Ballywilliam, Tipperary, Ireland. She was the daugther of John Gleeson and Mary Cooney.
  • At the age of 26 years, 3 months and 21 days, Mary Ann Gleeson married Peter McLeod, son of Henry McLeod and Christina McKay, on 15 December 1891 in Queensland.
  • In 1901 Mrs Peter McLeod was listed as a farmer of Ravensbourne in the Crow's Nest Post Office Directory. Angus McLeod was also a farmer as was Henry McLeod.
  • Mary Ann Gleeson and Peter McLeod appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1905 living at Ravensbourne. Peter was a farmer.
  • Mary Ann Gleeson died on 28 September 1941 in Queensland at age 76.
  • She was buried in Atherton Cemetery.

Children of Mary Ann Gleeson and Peter McLeod

Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson

F, b. 5 October 1864, d. 23 June 1949
  • Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson was born on 5 October 1864 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Mathew Gleeson and Sarah Walsh.
  • Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson commenced school at Crow's Nest Provisional School in March 1877. Mary Ann was 11 years old. Her siblings James 10, Michael 8, Jane 6 and Matthew 4 aslo commenced at the new school. The teacher was William Jenkinson who was untrained and had to cope with an under-equipped school. There were no blackboards, slates, books etc. He left a few months later and was replaced by David Moylan.
  • At the age of 28 years, 1 month and 19 days, Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson married Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell, son of William (Luke) Mitchell and Mary Jolly, on 24 November 1892 in Queensland.
  • Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson and Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1908 living at Djuan. Francis was a farmer and Mary Ann carried out home duties. They did not appear on the 1905 roll for the Crow's Nest District but re-appear living at Bum Bum Creek in 1908.
  • On 1 October 1908,their daughter, Sarah Mary Theresa (May) Mitchell died in Queensland at age 13. The following article appeared in the Darling Downs Gazette on 3 October 1908:- "The death of May Mitchell, aged 14 took place this afternoon. It appears that the deceased, who was not feeling well, was brought into town yesterday, and seemed fairly well until toward evening when she grew delirious and was nearly continuously so up to the end. Dr Overend was in attendance, but the case was beyond relief and death was due to brain fever and heart failure Mr. and Mrs. Mitchell are amongst the oldest residents of this district and much sympathy is expressed for them in their bereavement”.
  • Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson and Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1926 living at Mountain Camp. Francis was a farmer and Mary Ann carried out home duties. Their children Francis Matthew, a farmer and Francis Maud lived at St Auburn - most likely with their parents.
  • Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson and Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1932 living at Grand Hotel, Goomeri. Francis was a licenced victualler and Mary carried out home duties. Daughters Ellen, a nurse and Florence, a waitress, Madeline, home duties and Frances Maud, home duties also lived at the hotel. Son John was a barman.
  • Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson's family was involved in an accident that caused the death of Frances (Maud) Mitchell on 24 April 1933 at Queensland. A report of the accident was published in The Brisbane Courier on her death was published on the 13 Apr 1933 - " A serious motor accident occurred on the Nanango-Kingaroy road about 10.30 a.m. to-day. Mr. F. A. Mitchell, licensee of the Grand Hotel, Goomeri, accompanied by his wife and three daughters, Misses Maude Francis, Blanche Ellen, and Marie Mitchell, were proceeding to Toowoomba to attend the wedding of Miss Blanche Mitchell, one of the occupants of the car, which had been arranged to take place in Toowoomba on Monday next. When rounding a curve approaching the Meandu Creek Bridge, about two miles from Nanango, the car appeared to continue straight on, and dashed
    over the side of the bridge, falling into a dry creek 15ft. below. A passing motorist dragged the occupants from the wreckage, and communicated with the Nanango police. Dr. P. G. M'Reddie was early on the scene, and the five injured persons were conveyed by the Kingaroy Ambulance to the Nanango Hospital. Mrs. Mitchell sustained a broken thigh, and all are suffering from severe shock and other injuries. The car was badly smashed.".
    Then on 26 April the following appeard. "The death occurred at the Nanango Hospital on Monday last of Miss Maude Mitchell, following a motor accident on the Kingaroy Road, in which her mother and sister were also seriously injured. The late Miss Mitchell was a native of Crow's Nest, but for the past four years had resided with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Mitchell, of the Grand Hotel, Goomeri. Deceased was a popular member of the younger set, and she will be mourned by a large circle of friends in the Darling Downs and Goomeri districts. A sad feature of her death was that the accident occurred when the family was motoring to Toowoomba to attend the wedding of Miss Blanche Mitchell to Mr. Ray Norton (sic) of Allora. "
  • Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson and Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1934 living at Royal Hotel, Nambour. Their son John was the licensed victualler. Daughters Madeline and Marie also lived at the hotel.
  • Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson and Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at School of Arts Hotel, Toowoomba. Mary Ann was a hotel keeper. Their daughters Madeline and Marie carried out home duties and son John was a barman.
  • Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson died on 23 June 1949 in Queensland at age 84.
  • She was buried on 24 June 1949 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.
  • On 21 July 1949 Mary Ann's obituary appeared in the Brisbane Telegraph. It read:- " Mrs. Mary Ann Mitchell, 84, who died in Toowoomba, was the wife of Mr. F. A. Mitchell, of St. Aubyn, Emu Creek, in the Crow's Nest district. She had lived in Toowoomba for many years.
    Eldest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Gleeson, who were pioneers of the Crow's Nest district, she was known for her kindness and her hospitality. Besides her husband, she is survived by four sons — Messrs. Frank (Brisbane), Gus (New Guinea) Michael, (Crows Nest), and John Mitchell (Toowoomba — and three daughters — Miss Madeline Mitchell (Toowoomba), and Mesdames R Naughton (Warwick) and G. Leadbetter (Brisbane.)"

Children of Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson and Francis Augustus Charles Emanuel (Gus) Mitchell

Mary Jane Gleeson

F, b. circa 1915, d. 1963
  • Mary Jane Gleeson was born circa 1915.
  • She was the daughter of James Gleeson and Bridget Madden.
  • Mary Jane Gleeson died in 1963 in Queensland.

Mathew Gleeson

M, b. 31 March 1835, d. 18 December 1908
  • Mathew Gleeson was born on 31 March 1835 in Cloughjordon, County Tipperary, Ireland.
  • He was the son of James Gleeson and Ann Costello.
  • At the age of 28 years, 7 months and 20 days, Mathew Gleeson married Sarah Walsh on 21 November 1863 in Queensland.
  • In March 1877, Mathew Gleeson enrolled his daugher Mary Ann (Molly) Gleeson in the Crow's Nest Provisional School. Mary Ann was 11 years old. Her siblings James 10, Michael 8, Jane 6 and Matthew 4 aslo commenced at the new school. The teacher was William Jenkinson who was untrained and had to cope with an under-equipped school. There were no blackboards, slates, books etc. He left a few months later and was replaced by David Moylan.
  • In September 1892, Ellen Gould gave notice that she intended to transfer the license of the Royal Hotel to Matthew Gleeson who had held the license for the "Crows Nest Hotel" for five years.
  • Mathew Gleeson and Teresa Gleeson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Royal Hotel, Queen Street, Crow's Nest. Mathew was the hotel-keeper and Teresa, his daughter most likely helped out in the Hotel. His son's Thomas Joseph, a bullock driver and John Patrick also lived at the hotel.
  • On 26 January 1903,his wife, Sarah Walsh died in Queensland.
  • Mathew Gleeson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Royal Hotel, Crow's Nest. Matthew was the licensed victualler at the Royal Hotel. His daugther Teresa and sons Francis and Thomas lived at the hotel.
  • Mathew Gleeson died on 18 December 1908 in Queensland at age 73.
  • He was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Mathew Gleeson and Sarah Walsh

Mathew Gleeson

M, b. 5 September 1872, d. 8 May 1913
  • Mathew Gleeson was born on 5 September 1872 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Mathew Gleeson and Sarah Walsh.
  • Mathew Gleeson commenced school at Crow's Nest Provisional School in March 1877. He was 4 years old. His siblings Mary Ann 11, James 10, Jane 6 and Michael 8 also started at the new school. The teacher was William Jenkinson who was untrained and had to cope with an under-equipped school. There were no blackboards, slates, books etc. He left a few months later and was replaced by David Moylan.
  • He. Michael Lalor was elected to the Crow's Nest School Committee, along with John Maddern, Arthur Martin, Michael Garrahy and Matthew Gleeson.
  • At the age of 27 years, Mathew Gleeson married Ada Askin, daughter of Richard Askin and Emma Thatcher, in 1900 in Queensland.
  • Mathew Gleeson and Ada Askin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Crow's Nest. Matthew was a grazier.
  • Mathew Gleeson and Ada Askin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Littleton Street, Crow's Nest. She carried out home duties and Matthew a grazier.
  • Mathew Gleeson died on 8 May 1913 in Queensland at age 40.
  • He was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Mathew Gleeson and Ada Askin