Elizabeth Austin

F, b. 22 May 1808, d. March 1846
  • Elizabeth Austin was baptized on 22 May 1808 in Menheniot, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Austin and Elizabeth Warne.
  • At the age of 26 years, 4 months and 15 days, Elizabeth Austin married James Holwell on 7 October 1834 in Menheniot, Cornwall. Grooms occupation is shown as a sojourner living in this parish. They were married by banns, and by Vicar Richard Martin and witnesses to the marriage were Susan Austin and William Ford.
  • There is a death of a Elizabeth Austin recorded in the Tavistock, Devon in March 1846, however, this may not be the correct date of death for thisElizabeth Austin.

Children of Elizabeth Austin and James Holwell

Elizabeth Bennett Austin

F, b. 16 August 1829, d. June 1861
  • Elizabeth Bennett Austin was baptized on 16 August 1829 in Tywardreath, Cornwall. Her father was a miner living at Treasmill.
  • She was the daughter of Edward Austin and Grace Bennett.
  • There is a death of a Elizabeth Bennett Austin recorded in the Dover, an unknown place in June 1861, however, this may not be the correct date of death for thisElizabeth Bennett Austin.

Elsie May Austin

F, b. 8 May 1900, d. 14 February 1981
  • Elsie May Austin was born on 8 May 1900 in Crow's Nest, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Hooper.
  • In 1920 he was a trained nurse.
  • In January 1922 Elsie was almost drowned in a creek. Her lucky escape was reported in "The Courier Mail" on 9 January 1922. It read -"Whilst crossing Loveday's Creek near Crow's Nest, last week, Miss Elsie Austin was swept out of the sulky by the strong current. Fortunately Mr Lionel Skelly happened to bo crossing at the same time, and immediately jumped in and brought her safely to the bank. Miss Austin was unable to swim."
  • At the age of 26 years, 9 months and 21 days, Elsie May Austin married John Joseph Cochrane, son of William Cochrane and Sarah Gallacher, on 1 March 1927.
  • Elsie May Austin lived in Yeronga, Lota, Camp Hill and Wynnum.
  • In 1949 some of the Austin siblings got together, probably at the home of Elsie and John Cochrane. This photo was taken of the family gathering.
  • Elsie May Austin died on 14 February 1981 in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 80.
  • She was buried on 17 February 1981 in Hemment Cemetery, Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland.

Emma Louise Austin

F, b. 9 September 1867, d. 29 January 1928
  • Emma Louise Austin was born on 9 September 1867 in Oxley Creek, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
  • She was the daughter of John Honey Austin and Mary Jane Burt Chivell.
  • In 1894, Emma Louise Austin lived at the Industrial Home, Normandy, Brisbane, Queensland.
  • In 1894Emma Louise Austin owned land at Ravensbourne and was paying rates to the Crow's Nest Shire Council.
  • She. The Queenslander reported that applications for certificates at Ravensbourne for the following selections were adjourned for inspection:- John M'Laughlan, William Richards, August F. Beutel, Gustav F. Beutel, Robert Shedden, Ann Walsh, Donald A McDonald, Hugh M'Erlean, Mary Ryan, Charles McQuillan, Frederick Reuschle, Jacob Weller, Harriet E. Austin, Emma L. Austin, Charles Wallace, Henry McLeod, and William J. H. Austin.
  • At the age of 34 years, 8 months and 5 days, Emma Louise Austin married Albert Edward Colthup, son of Alfred Colthup and Lydia Barnett, on 14 May 1902 in house of Mr AA Gorring, Cory Street, Toowoomba, Queensland. Arthur Gorring was married to Emma's sister Charlotte. After their marriage Albert adopted Emma's son Eric and he became known as Frank Eric COLTHUP.
  • Emma Louise Austin and Albert Edward Colthup appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Albert Street, Crow's Nest. Albert was a teamster and Louisa carried out home duties. His parents Afred, a joiner and Lydia a shop keeper also lived in Crow's Nest as did his brother Ernest and his wife Sarah.
  • Emma Louise Austin and Albert Edward Colthup appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1905 living at Toowoomba. Albert was a teamster and Louise carried out home duties.
  • Emma Louise Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Kingaroy. Emma was a housewife. Albert was not on the roll.
  • On 29 April 1918, the day Emma's son Frank Eric was killed in WWI, Emma Louise Austin and Albert Edward Colthup lived in Clement Street, Gympie.
  • Emma Louise Austin and Albert Edward Colthup appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1919 living at Eel Creek, Gympie. Albert was a timber getter and Emma carried out home duties.
  • Emma Louise Austin and Albert Edward Colthup appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at cnr Old Sandgate Road and Robinson Road, Eagle Junction. Albert was a labourer and Emma carried out home duties. Their daughter Imelda also lived with them.
  • Emma Louise Austin died on 29 January 1928 in Mater Hospital, South Brisbane, Queensland, at age 60 from Coronry Thrombosis, Heart Failure and Syncope.
  • She was buried in Bulimba Cemetery, Grave 101, Block 8 (no Headstone), Brisbane, Queensland.

Child of Emma Louise Austin

Children of Emma Louise Austin and Albert Edward Colthup

Eric Austin

M, b. 14 December 1894, d. 29 April 1918
  • Eric Austin was born on 14 December 1894 in Lady Bowen Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland. (His war service record shows he was born at Crows Nest.)
  • He was the son of Emma Louise Austin.
  • His name was legally changed to Frank Eric Colthup.
  • Eric Austin enlisted in the AIF on 31 January 1916 in Brisbane. He was a Private in the 26th Batallian Australian Infantry and gave his place of birth as Crows Nest. His next of kin was Emma Colthup of Eumundi. His service number was 5318.
  • Eric Austin died in action on 29 April 1918 in France at age 23.
  • He was buried in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Grave No VIII.I.11, Somme, France.

Ethel Harriet Austin

F, b. 1897
  • Ethel Harriet Austin was born in 1897 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Sarah Priscilla Bartlett Austin.
  • At the age of 19 years, Ethel Harriet Austin married John Stack in 1916 in Queensland.
  • Ethel Harriet Austin and John Stack appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1936 living at Moreton Electrol District, Queensland.

Fanny Williams Austin

F, b. 23 July 1834
  • Fanny Williams Austin was baptized on 23 July 1834 in Tywardreath, Cornwall. Her father was a miner living at Treasmill.
  • She was the daughter of Edward Austin and Grace Bennett.
  • At the age of 17 years, 6 months and 5 days, Fanny Williams Austin married Richard Coal on 28 January 1852 in Calstock, Cornwall. The groom was of full age, a bachelor and labourer living at Metherel. He was the son of John Coal, a labourer. Fanny was a spinster of full age living at Metherel. Her father was Edward Austin, a miner. They were married by Banns and the witnesses were John Allen and James Richards.

George (Eric) Austin

M, b. 2 May 1919, d. 14 December 2008
  • George (Eric) Austin was born on 2 May 1919 in Crow's Nest, Queensland.
  • He was the son of George James Austin and Rosanna Werner.
  • George (Eric) Austin began military service on 30 May 1941 in Crow's Nest, Queensland. His service number was Q103326. His next of kin was given as Vera Austin (his wife) and his address on enlistment as Crow's Nest.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll with George James Austin and Rosanna Werner in 1943 in Virginia, Crow's Nest. George was a teamster and Rose Ann carried out home duties. Their sons George Eric and Vivian Edward, farm labourers and farmer were also lving at Virginia.
  • George was the best man at the wedding of Vivian Edward (Mick) Austin and Maud Theresa Trost, daughter of Frederick August Trost and Ruby Annie May Maddern, on 10 July 1943 in Methodist Church, Crow's Nest, Queensland.
  • George (Eric) Austin ended military service on 8 November 1944. He was discharged as a Private in the 3 A MOB LAUNDRY & F D U after having served in New Guinea for six months and contacting malaria.
  • George (Eric) Austin died on 14 December 2008 in The Range, Rockhampton, at age 89.
  • He was cremated on 18 December 2008 in Rockhampton Crematorium.

George Edgar Austin

M, b. 18 May 1872, d. 31 January 1934
  • George Edgar Austin was born on 18 May 1872 in Bunya, South Pine, Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Honey Austin and Mary Jane Burt Chivell.
  • At the age of 27 years, 4 months and 8 days, George Edgar Austin married Minnie Sawatzki, daughter of Charles Sawatzki and Wilhelmine (Minnie) Podich, on 26 September 1899 in Queensland. Two brothers Charles Edwin and George Edgar AUSTIN married two sisters Elizabeth and Minnie SAWATZKIE.
  • George Edgar Austin and Minnie Sawatzki appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903. He was living in the Boonah Electoral District. He was listed as a farmer as were his brothers Charles, William and Arthur and his father John Honey. Minnie carried out domestic duties.
  • George Edgar Austin, who lived at Milford at the time, was the informant of the death of John Honey Austin on 23 January 1907 in Milford, Fassifern. The cause of death was cardiac disease and cardiac failure.
  • George Edgar Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Milford, Boonah. George was a farmer and Minnie carried out home duties.
  • He and Minnie Sawatzki appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Milford, Boonah. George was a farmer whille Minnie carried out home duties as their daughter Alice who lived with them.
  • On 3 August 1927 George Edgar Austin lived in "Hazelhurst", Milford, Boonah.
  • George Edgar Austin died on 31 January 1934 in Boonah, Queensland, at age 61.
  • He was buried on 2 February 1934 in Boonah Cemetery, Queensland.

Children of George Edgar Austin and Minnie Sawatzki

George James Austin

M, b. 15 February 1886, d. 23 February 1967

  • George James Austin was born on 15 February 1886 in Coochin Coochin, Fassifern Valley, Queensland, Australia.
  • He was the son of Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Hooper.
  • George James Austin commenced school at Crow's Nest State School on 23 October 1893. at the age of 6 years and 10 months. He left the school in November 1893, and was readmitted in February 1895.
  • At the age of 24 years, 2 months and 26 days, George James Austin married Rosanna Werner, daughter of Louis Francis Albig Werner and Elizabeth French, on 11 May 1910 in Crow's Nest, Queensland, Australia.
  • In their first three years of marriage Rose and George lived at Mountain Camp, then Rose accompanied George to Cooyar where he was contracted to haul timber, living in a tent with their small children. By the time the family returned from Cooyar, there were four children, Cyril, Myrtle, Iris and Berry. Rose always returned to Crow's Nest to have her children. During the day, not being trustful of strangers she would often take to hiding in the bush with the children if she heard anyone approaching the campsite.
  • In 1913 he owned 262 acres of land at Crows Nest, and was paying rates to the Crows Nest Council.
  • George James Austin and Rosanna Werner appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1913 and 1936 living at Virginia, Crow's Nest. He was a teamster.
  • Between 1920 and 1967 George James Austin lived in Virginia, Crow's Nest. As well as working his dairy farm, he also had a bullock team and worked hauling timber whenever he could.
  • "The Courier Mail" reported on the death of Iris on 26 June 1918. "Child Fatally Burned.- A burning accident, attended with fatal results , occurred at Virginia, six miles from Crow's Nest, on Monday, the victim being Iris May Austin, the two and a half year old child of Mr. and Mrs.G Austin. The little one fell into a fire and was badly burned about the body and head. She was conveyed to the Toowoomba General Hospital for treatment but died in that institution during Monday night."
  • He and Rosanna Werner appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Virginia. George was a teamster.
  • George James Austin and Rosanna Werner appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Virginia, Crow's Nest. George was a teamster and Rose Ann carried out home duties. Their sons George Eric and Vivian Edward, farm labourers and farmer were also lving at Virginia.
  • On 9 October 1948 he was farmer at the time of his daughter's marriage in Virginia, Crow's Nest, Queensland, Australia.
  • On 1 August 1964,his wife, Rosanna Werner died in Toowoomba, Queensland, at age 75.
  • George James Austin died on 23 February 1967 in Crow's Nest, Queensland, at age 81.
  • He was buried on 25 February 1967 in Crow's Nest, Queensland.

Children of George James Austin and Rosanna Werner

Harriet Emily Austin

F, b. 25 May 1863, d. 6 October 1931
  • Harriet Emily Austin was born on 25 May 1863 in Boggo, Brisbane, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Honey Austin and Mary Jane Burt Chivell.
  • Conditional approval for Harriet Emily Austin and Harriet Emily Austin's selection of landwas given on 24 November 1888. Harriet and Emma both selected 45 acres of land at Ravensbourne. Their brother Charles Austin was also selected land. "For the agricultural township farms adjoining the village of Ravensbourne there was great competition, many of the portions being applied for from four to ten times over. The ballot had to be resorted to in no less than 50 cases; this, with the refunding of the amounts paid by the unsuccessful applicants, necessarily occupied  a deal of time, and it was not till half-past 6 O'clock that the business was concluded, and the court closed. By 7 o'clock the whole of the refundments had been paid over to 115 applicants. The 76 portions adjoining the village of Ravensbourne, granted at the land court, were  apportioned among 62 selectors, so there is every probability of the village settlement of Ravensbourne proving a success. The total area granted at the court was 5025 acres among 68 applicants."
  • At the age of 27 years, 4 months and 20 days, Harriet Emily Austin married William Henry (Harry) Griffith on 15 October 1890 in Queensland.
  • In 1894 owned land at Ravensbourne under the name of AUSTIN, paying rates to the Crows Nest Council. The 1905 records show the rates for that year had been written off "forfeited" (not sure if this refers to Harriet forfeiting the land or the council forfeiting the rates.)
  • Harriet Emily Austin. The Queenslander reported that applications for certificates at Ravensbourne for the following selections were adjourned for inspection:- John M'Laughlan, William Richards, August F. Beutel, Gustav F. Beutel, Robert Shedden, Ann Walsh, Donald A McDonald, Hugh M'Erlean, Mary Ryan, Charles McQuillan, Frederick Reuschle, Jacob Weller, Harriet E. Austin, Emma L. Austin, Charles Wallace, Henry McLeod, and William J. H. Austin.
  • She and William Henry (Harry) Griffith appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1908. He was living in High Street, Boonah . Henry was a coach builder and Emily carried out home duties.
  • Harriet Emily Austin and William Henry (Harry) Griffith appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at "Wellbrook", Goomburra. Henry was a farmer and Harriet carried out home duties. They lived with her children Harriet jnr, Violet Ann, William Henry jnr a farmer and Clive Thompson also a farmer.
  • On 30 April 1926,her husband, William Henry (Harry) Griffith died in Brisbane, Queensland. He may be buried in the Boonah Cemetery.
  • Harriet Emily Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Wellbrook, Goomburra. Harried lived with her children - William Henry and Clive both farmers and daughtes Harriet and Violet.
  • Harriet Emily Austin died on 6 October 1931 in Boonah, Queensland, at age 68.
  • She was buried on 7 October 1931 in Boonah Cemetery.

Children of Harriet Emily Austin and William Henry (Harry) Griffith

Ina Gladys Austin

F, b. 24 October 1900
  • Ina Gladys Austin was born on 24 October 1900 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William John Honey Austin and Ellen Jane Wilson.
  • Ina Gladys Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll with Ellen Jane Wilson in 1925 in "Kenilworth", cnr William & Fleurs Roads, Buranda. Ellen carried out home duties while her daugthers, who lived at the same address Una and Ina were a nurse and clerk. Her husband William still lived at Brighton.
  • Ina Gladys Austin and Ellen Jane Wilson appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1936 and 1937 living at Lamington Terrace, Nambour. Ellen and Ina both carried out home duties.

Iris May Austin

F, b. 1916, d. 24 June 1918
  • Iris May Austin was born in 1916 in Crow's Nest, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of George James Austin and Rosanna Werner.
  • Iris May Austin died on 24 June 1918 in Virginia, Crow's Nest. According to family hearsay Iris had been helping outside and had become wet from the dew in the grass. Because she had a chest infection she was sent inside to warm herself near the stove. She came too close to the fire and was mildly burnt, but because her resistance was low died of shock.
  • "The Courier Mail" reported on the death of Iris on 26 June 1918. "Child Fatally Burned.- A burning accident, attended with fatal results , occurred at Virginia, six miles from Crow's Nest, on Monday, the victim being Iris May Austin, the two and a half year old child of Mr. and Mrs.G Austin. The little one fell into a fire and was badly burned about the body and head. She was conveyed to the Toowoomba General Hospital for treatment but died in that institution during Monday night."
  • She was buried on 26 June 1918 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

John Austin

M, b. 10 February 1910, d. 10 February 1910
  • John Austin died on 10 February 1910 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 10 February 1910 in Coulston Cemetery, Queensland.
  • He was born on 10 February 1910 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of George Edgar Austin and Minnie Sawatzki.

John Honey Austin

M, b. 6 July 1834, d. 23 January 1907

John Honey Austin (1834-1907)
  • John Honey Austin was baptized on 6 July 1834 in Buckland Monachorum, Devon, England, The parish register shows that John was baptised as George Honey, not John Honey. The name George does not appear anywhere else on any other official or non-official records.
  • He was the son of Thomas Austin and Ann Honey.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census John Honey Austin was living in the household of Thomas Austin and Ann Honey in Buckland Monachorum, Devon. Thomas is shown as a 40 year old agricultural labourer, living with his wife Ann also 40 (both not born in Devon), living with their two sons William 11 and John 7, both born in Devon.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census John Honey Austin was living in the household of Thomas Austin and Ann Honey in Buckland Monachorum, Tavistock, Devonshire. Thomas is shown as a 50 year old ag labourer born Menheniot Cornwall, living with his wife Ann, also 50 and born Lewannick, Cornwall, and sons William, a 20 year old carpenter and John 16,an ag labourer. Both boys were born in Buckland Monachorum.
  • At the age of 21 years, 10 months and 18 days, John Honey Austin married Mary Jane Burt Chivell, daughter of Robert Chivell and Martha Vowden, on 24 May 1856 in Philleigh, Cornwall, England. John was a 22 year old bachelor labourer living at Treworthell, father Thomas also a labourer. Mary Jane was a 22 year old spinster living at Trenestral in Ruan Lanihorne. Her father Robert was a labourer. They were married by Banns and witnesses to the marriage were William Moore and Robert Chivell who signed with his mark. The bride signed CHILELL.
  • John Honey Austin and Mary Jane Burt Chivell immigrated to Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia, on 19 June 1858 with their daughter Matilda Jane on the 517 ton barque the "Ascendant" from Plymouth, Devonshire. It arrived in Moreton Bay on 28 March 1858. The "Ascendant" carried 235 immigrants. John and Mary Ann's son was born during the passage to Australia. They named him Thomas Henry Ascendant.
  • Between December 1858 and 1867 it is believed that John Honey worked for Thomas Payne, a very popular person and a leader of the Primative Methodists at Oxley Creek and who owned "Fairy Farm". Oxley Creek and Rocky Water Holes area today known as Rocklea.
  • On 9 September 1867 he was a farm labourer at the time of his daughter Emma Louisa's birth
    in Oxley Creek, Brisbane.
  • On 7 September 1869 while in Oxley Creek, John Honey Austin made application for the selection of Portion 46, Parish of Bunya, an area of 46 acres. The fulfilment certificate dated 21 April 1875, signed by his neighbours George Biggs and John Jenkinson, said the selector resides on the land, that there is a 4 roomed house valued about 40 pound, crops of maize and potatoes, stockyard, piggeries and a slab barn. The Selector had paid the purchase price and the deed was issued on 15th January 1876. It is though the family moved to Bunya some time between the births of their sons Charles at Rocky Water Holes in 1869 and George Edgar in Bunya in 1872.
  • On 24 February 1874 while at Bunya, John Honey Austin was appointed Treasurer of the Bunya School Committee. He was appointed as a member of the School Committee again on 7 June 1877.
  • Sometime before 1879 John leased his house and land to his former neighbour, John Jenkinson, a farmer, who was still leasing the property in 1887. John and Mary Ann had moved to Dugandan in the Fassifern Valley.
  • In 1889 John Honey Austin lived in Dugandan, Fassifern Valley, Queensland. He was listed as a JP in the Post Office Directory of 1889.
  • On 6 February 1898,his wife, Mary Jane Burt Chivell died in Milford, Fassifern, Queensland, Australia, at age 63. The informant for her death certificate, her husband John Honey Austin, stated that she was 64 years old and died from acute gastritis having suffered for 20 hours. Her father's name was given as Robert Chivell, an overseer and her mother was Martha. She was born in Rowen Church Town, Cornwall and had been in Queensland for 39 years having been married in Pheleigh, Cornwall at the age of 22 years to John Honey Austin. She had nine living children:- Matilda Ann H 41, Thomas Henry A 39, Charlotte Jane 37, Harriotte Emily 35, William John H 32, Emma Louisa 30, Charles Edwin 28, George Edgar 25 and Arthur James C aged 22.
  • In 1902 John Honey Austin lived at "Honey Vale", Dugandan, Fassifern Valley, Queensland.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Boonah. He was listed as a farmer as were his sons Charles, George, William and Arthur.
  • John Honey Austin died on 23 January 1907 in Milford, Fassifern, at age 72. The cause of death was cardiac disease and cardiac failure.
  • He was buried on 25 January 1907 in Teviotville Cemetery, Boonah, Queensland.

Children of John Honey Austin and Mary Jane Burt Chivell

John Thomas Austin

M, b. 25 September 1865, d. 28 May 1866

John Thomas Austin

M, b. September 1859, d. before November 1862
  • John Thomas Austin's birth was registered in the Tavistock, Devon Registration District in the September 1859 Quarter.
  • He was the son of William Honey Austin and Sarah Priscilla Bartlett.
  • John Thomas Austin died before November 1862.
  • He immigrated on 4 November 1862 to Moerton Bay, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, with William Honey Austin and Sarah Priscilla Bartlett. The "Sultana" left Plymouth 2 Aug 1862 arriving on 31 October 1862. William is shown as 32 years old, Sarah 33 and their son William H (F) as 4 years old, Mary an infant and John H was aged 2. According to information given to the State Library by an unknown person, William and Sarah immigrated with three children of which only one survived the voyage - however both William Francis and Mary Ann died in 1864, most likely on the same day as their deaths were registered consecutively. William's brother John Honey had immigrated to Moreton Bay 4 years before.

Joseph Austin

M, b. 22 March 1867, d. 3 April 1867

Joseph Bartlett Austin

M, b. 19 June 1869, d. 24 August 1894

Joyce Austin

F, b. 15 April 1923, d. 11 January 2010

Leslie Henry Austin

M, b. 17 September 1892, d. 5 October 1931
  • Leslie Henry Austin was born on 17 September 1892 in Crow's Nest, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Hooper.
  • Leslie Henry Austin commenced school at Crow's Nest State School on 20 September 1897. aged 5 years.
  • Between 1916 and 1922 Leslie Henry Austin lived in Leonta Villa, Mountain Camp, Crow's Nest. Farmer.
  • At the age of 28 years, 4 months and 9 days, Leslie Henry Austin married Edith Evelyn Kidman, daughter of Samuel Kidman and Ann Cogan, on 26 January 1921 in Crow's Nest, Queensland.
  • Leslie Henry Austin and Edith Evelyn Kidman appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Crow's Nest. Les gave his address as Leonta, Mountain Camp while Edith gave her's as Anduramba.
  • On 5 January 1929 "The Courier Mail" reported -
    CROW'S NEST.
    Virginia Sports Ball-The ball held In aid ot the Virginia Publie Hall funds was a record, from all points of view. Only a small charge was made, and the takings totalled over £13. All the districts around were represented. Messrs M Paton and C Rohde supplied the music, while Mr Les Austin had charge of the dance room arrangements. The chocolate waltz was won by Miss I M'Greevy and Mr. G. Kid- man. Refieshments were handed round about midnight, the catering being carr ried out by a ladles' committee. The gross takings of the sports and ball amounted to £77/10/, which should allow of the Sports Club making an excellent profit."
  • Leslie Henry Austin and Edith Evelyn Kidman appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Anduramba. Les was a farmer but his address was still listed as Leonta Villa, Mountain Camp - his parents property.
  • In 1931 he was Dairy Farmer.
  • Leslie Henry Austin died on 5 October 1931 in Crow's Nest, Queensland, at age 39. He died from leukaemia.
  • He was buried on 6 October 1931 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. His headstone reads:
    Aged 39
    Our Dear Father
    H L (Les) Austin
    .

Lynda Gillian Elizabeth Austin

F, b. 30 August 1906
  • Lynda Gillian Elizabeth Austin was born on 30 August 1906 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Edwin Austin and Elizabeth Sawatzki.
  • Lynda was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Dorris Irene Emily Austin and Gustav Paul Hohenhaus, son of Wilheim Friedrich Hohenhaus and Ottililie Emilie Ramdon Gerchow, on 15 October 1930 in Queensland; The following notice appeared in "The Brisbane Courier' on Saturday 25 October 1930 - HOHENHAUS-AUSTIN.
    The Boonah Methodist Church was the scene of a picturesque wedding on October 14, the bridegroom being Mr. Gustav Paul Hohenhaus (third son of Mr. W. P. Hohenhaus and the late Mrs. Hohenhaus, of Moogerah) and the bride Miss Doris Austin (daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Austin, Milford). Girlfriends of the bride had decorated the church with roses, arum lilies, and larkspurs, and the bridal couple stood under an archway formed of pink and white flowers. Rev. A. C. Tempest officiated, and Mrs. G. Grim- sev presided at the organ. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a frock of white crepe de Chine, and an embossed tulle veil, caught with a circlet of orange blossoms. She carried a bouquet of white roses and gerberas. Miss Linda Austin (sister of the bride) was bridesmaid, and was flocked in pink crepe de Chine, with which she wore a cream picture hat. Her bouquet was com posed of pink roses and gerberas. Mr. Jack Hohenhaus (brother of the bride- groom) carried out the duties of best man. After the ceremony a reception was held at a cafe. Later Mr. and Mrs. G. P. Hohenhaus left for a tour of the Northern Rivers. They will make their future home at Moogerah."
    Dorris' sister Lynda married Gustav's brother Albert.
  • At the age of 25 years, 8 months and 18 days, Lynda Gillian Elizabeth Austin married Albert Adolph Hohenhaus, son of Wilheim Friedrich Hohenhaus and Ottililie Emilie Ramdon Gerchow, on 18 May 1932 in Queensland. Lynda's sister Dorris married Albert's brother Gustav.
  • Lynda Gillian Elizabeth Austin and Albert Adolph Hohenhaus appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Springdale, Maryland. He was a grazier and she carried out home duties. Her brother Alex also lived in the district.
  • Lynda Gillian Elizabeth Austin and Albert Adolph Hohenhaus appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Locke Street, Stanthorpe. He was a grazier and she carried out home duties.
  • Lynda Gillian Elizabeth Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1977 and 1980 living at 49 Bridge Street, Stanthorpe.

Mary Austin

F, b. 1794, d. November 1818
  • Mary Austin was born in 1794.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Austin and Elizabeth Warne.
  • Mary Austin was baptized on 18 December 1796 in Menheniot, Cornwall.
  • Mary Austin died in November 1818 in Tregryll Down, Menheniot.
  • She was buried on 20 November 1818 in Menheniot, Cornwall. The burial record shows she was 24 years old.

Mary Ann Bartlett Austin

F, b. 6 March 1864, d. 1939
  • Mary Ann Bartlett Austin was born on 6 March 1864 in Queensland. She was a twin to William Francis Bartlett Austin.
  • She was the daughter of William Honey Austin and Sarah Priscilla Bartlett.
  • At the age of 23 years, 9 months and 16 days, Mary Ann Bartlett Austin married Joseph Brooke on 22 December 1887 in Queensland.
  • Mary Ann Bartlett Austin died in 1939 in Queensland.

Children of Mary Ann Bartlett Austin and Joseph Brooke

Mary Ann Bartlett Austin

F, b. September 1861, d. 1864
  • Mary Ann Bartlett Austin's birth was registered with the Tavistock, Devon, England Registration District in the September 1861 Quarter .
  • She was the daughter of William Honey Austin and Sarah Priscilla Bartlett.
  • Mary Ann Bartlett Austin immigrated on 4 November 1862 to Moerton Bay, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, with William Honey Austin and Sarah Priscilla Bartlett. The "Sultana" left Plymouth 2 Aug 1862 arriving on 31 October 1862. William is shown as 32 years old, Sarah 33 and their son William H (F) as 4 years old, Mary an infant and John H was aged 2. According to information given to the State Library by an unknown person, William and Sarah immigrated with three children of which only one survived the voyage - however both William Francis and Mary Ann died in 1864, most likely on the same day as their deaths were registered consecutively. William's brother John Honey had immigrated to Moreton Bay 4 years before.
  • Mary Ann Bartlett Austin died in 1864 in Brisbane, Queensland. She most likely died on the same day as her older brother William Francis as their deaths are registered consecutively.

Matilda Ann Honey Austin

F, b. 12 April 1857, d. 4 February 1934
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin was baptized on 12 April 1857 in Ruan Lanihorne, Cornwall, England.
  • She was the daughter of John Honey Austin and Mary Jane Burt Chivell.
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin immigrated to Moreton Bay, Queensland, on 23 June 1858. Came to Australia with her parents on the barque "Ascendent."
  • At the age of 22 years, 1 month and 17 days, Matilda Ann Honey Austin married Edward Diamond on 29 May 1879 in Queensland.
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin and Edward Diamond appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Stevenson Street, Hamilton, Brisbane. Edward was a storeman and Matilda carried out home duties. James Bernard was a clerk.
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin and Edward Diamond appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1905 living at Stevenson Street, Hamilton, Brisbane. Edward was a storeman and Matilda carried out home duties. Edward Charles was a draper.
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin and Edward Diamond appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1919 living at "Glenfraigh", Stevenson Street, Hamilton. Edward was a storeman and Matilda carried out home duties. Francis, a labourer, and Matilda Jane, a clerk also lived with them. Their son Edward and his wife lived in Allen Street, Hamilton.
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin and Edward Diamond appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Glenfaigh, Stevenson Street, Hamilton, Brisbane. Edward was a storeman and Matilda carried out home duties. John Henry was a freezer and Matilda Jane a clerk. Vincent was a barman. Edward and his wife Zoe lived in Allen Street, Hamilton.
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin died on 4 February 1934 in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 76.

Children of Matilda Ann Honey Austin and Edward Diamond

Myrtle Florence Austin

F, b. 26 October 1912, d. 14 August 2007

Myrtle Florence Austin (1912-2007). Daughter of George James Austin and Rosanna Werner. Photo courtesy of Helen J.

Ruby Ann Austin

F, b. 29 June 1896, d. 30 August 1987

Children of Ruby Ann Austin and Sidney Charles John Barker

Sarah Priscilla Bartlett Austin

F, b. 23 June 1876, d. 1955
  • Sarah Priscilla Bartlett Austin was born on 23 June 1876 in Tallegalla, Rosewood, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William Honey Austin and Sarah Priscilla Bartlett.
  • At the age of 26 years, 4 months and 29 days, Sarah Priscilla Bartlett Austin married John George Williams on 21 November 1902 in Queensland, Australia.
  • Sarah Priscilla Bartlett Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1913 and 1936 living at Moreton Electral District, Queensland.
  • Sarah Priscilla Bartlett Austin died in 1955 in Queensland.

Children of Sarah Priscilla Bartlett Austin

Children of Sarah Priscilla Bartlett Austin and John George Williams

Susannah Austin

F, b. 3 December 1815
  • Susannah Austin was baptized on 3 December 1815 in Tregryll Down, Menheniot, Cornwall. Her father Thomas was shown as a labourer at the time of her birth.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Austin and Elizabeth Warne.
  • Susannah Austin witnessed the marriage of Elizabeth Austin and James Holwell on 7 October 1834 in Menheniot, Cornwall; Grooms occupation is shown as a sojourner living in this parish. They were married by banns, and by Vicar Richard Martin and witnesses to the marriage were Susan Austin and William Ford.