George Eric Austin1

M, b. 2 May 1919, d. 14 December 2008
  • George Eric Austin was also known as Eric.
  • He 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.2
  • 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.3
  • 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.4,5
  • George Eric Austin ended military service on 8 November 1944. He was discharged as a Private in the3 A MOB LAUNDRY & F D U after having served in New Guinea for six months and contacting malaria.2
  • 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.

Citations

  1. John Howlett, "Family Group Sheet - Austin."
  2. WW2 Nominal Roll, online http://www.ww2roll.gov.au, Service Record George Eric Austin.
  3. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Crows Nest 1943.
  4. CE Cossart, "History of the Cossart and Allied Families."
  5. Letter, Florence Henderson to Audrey Chambers, 26 May 2009.

George James Austin

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

Grave George James Austin and Rose Ann Werner - Crow's Nest Cemetery
  • George James Austin was born on 15 February 1886 in Coochin Coochin, Fassifern Valley, Queensland, Australia.1,2
  • He was the son of Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Hooper.
  • George James Austin commenced school on 23 October 1893 at Crow's Nest State School. at the age of 6 years and 10 months. He left the school in November 1893, and was readmitted in February 1895.3
  • 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.4
    George James Austin and Roseanna Werner on their wedding day 11 May 1910, Crow's Nest.
  • 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.5,6
  • In 1913 he owned 262 acres of land at Crows Nest, and was paying rates to the Crows Nest Council.7
  • 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.8,9
  • 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.10
  • "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."11
  • He and Rosanna Werner appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Virginia. George was a teamster.12
  • 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.13
  • On 9 October 1948 he was farmer at the time of his daughter's marriage in Virginia, Crow's Nest, Queensland, Australia.10
  • 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

Citations

  1. Mavis Maddern, Birth Registration 6263 (1927).
  2. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Qld Birth Ref 86/003167.
  3. Print from Microfiche; Biggenden State School, Crow's Nest School.
  4. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Marriages 1910/C2967 Werner Rose Ann George James Austin.
  5. Interview, Joy Payne, July 1999.
  6. "Toowoomba Chronicle", October 1964.
  7. Highfields/Crows Nest Shire Council, Rates Book Crows Nest Shire, 1913 Edition.
  8. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Australian Electoral Roles 1901- 1936.
  9. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Crows Nest 1913.
  10. Certificate, David Herbert Maddern & Mavis Austin marriage of 9 Oct 1948.
  11. Australian Newspapers beta Trove (National Library of Australia), online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q=, The Courier Mail Wednesday 26 June 1918.
  12. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Crows Nest 1930.
  13. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Crows Nest 1943.

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.1,2
  • 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."3
  • 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.4
  • 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.)5
  • 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.6
  • 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.7
  • 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.8,9
  • On 30 April 1926,her husband, William Henry (Harry) Griffith died in Brisbane, Queensland. He may be buried in the Boonah Cemetery.10,11
  • 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.12
  • Harriet Emily Austin died on 6 October 1931 in Boonah, Queensland, at age 68.1,13
  • She was buried on 7 October 1931 in Boonah Cemetery.14

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

Citations

  1. John Howlett, "Family Group Sheet - Austin."
  2. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, 1863/BO1818.
  3. Australian Newspapers beta Trove (National Library of Australia), online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q=, The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 24 November 1888 p 969 Article.
  4. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Marriage 1890     C775     Harriet Emily     Austin;     William Henry     Griffith.
  5. Highfields/Crows Nest Shire Council, Rates Book Crows Nest Shire, 1894 Edition.
  6. Australian Newspapers beta Trove (National Library of Australia), online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q=, The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939) Saturday 17 February 1894 p 296 Article.
  7. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Australian Electoral Roles 1903 - 1908 Div Moreton; Sub Div Boonah.
  8. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Australian Electoral Roles 1930 Div Darling Downs; Sub Div Allora.
  9. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Australian Electoral Roles 1925 Div Darling Downs; Sub Div Allora.
  10. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Death 1926/B48619     William Henry     Griffith     ;Henry Griffith;     Anne Thompson.
  11. Various Peoples Headstones, , Henry Griffith 73 1/5/36 ????
  12. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Allora.
  13. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Qld Death Ref 1934/004424.
  14. Various Peoples Headstones, , Henry 73 1/5/36 Mrs 7/10/31.

Ina Gladys Austin1

F, b. 24 October 1900
  • Ina Gladys Austin was born on 24 October 1900 in Queensland.1,2
  • She was the daughter of William John Honey Austin and Ellen Jane Wilson.1
  • 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.3
  • 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.4

Citations

  1. John Howlett, "Family Group Sheet - Austin."
  2. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Births 1900/C4792     Ina Gladys Austin;     William John Henry;     Ellen Jane Wilson.
  3. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div of Oxley; Sub Div Buranda 1925.
  4. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div of Wide Bay; Sub Div Nambour 1936, 1937.

Iris May Austin1

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.2,3
  • "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."4
  • She was buried on 26 June 1918 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Citations

  1. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, 1918/C3550 Austin     Iris May George James Austin Rose Ann Werner.
  2. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Qld Death Ref 18/003550.
  3. Interview, Joy Payne, June 1999.
  4. Australian Newspapers beta Trove (National Library of Australia), online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q=, The Courier Mail Wednesday 26 June 1918.

John Austin1,2

M, b. 10 February 1910, d. 10 February 1910
  • John Austin died on 10 February 1910 in Queensland.1,2
  • He was buried on 10 February 1910 in Coulston Cemetery, Queensland.3
  • He was born on 10 February 1910 in Queensland.1,2
  • He was the son of George Edgar Austin and Minnie Sawatzki.1,2

Citations

  1. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Qld Birth Ref 10/003970.
  2. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Qld Death Ref 10/001191.
  3. QLD Family History Society, Coulston Cemetery Records.

John Honey Austin1

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.2
  • 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.3
  • 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.4
  • 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.5,6,7,8
  • 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.1,9,10
  • 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.11
  • On 9 September 1867 he was a farm labourer at the time of his daughter Emma Louisa's birth
    in Oxley Creek, Brisbane.12
  • 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 1872.13
  • 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.14
  • In 1889 John Honey Austin lived in Dugandan, Fassifern Valley, Queensland. He was listed as a JP in the Post Office Directory of 1889.13
  • 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 22.5
  • 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.15
  • John Honey Austin died on 23 January 1907 in Milford, Fassifern, at age 72. The cause of death was cardiac disease and cardiac failure.16
  • He was buried on 25 January 1907 in Teviotville Cemetery, Boonah, Queensland.
    Gravestone of John Honey Austin and Mary Ann Austin - Teviotville Cemetery. The grave is surrounded by a small fence over which is growing a wild tea rose almost obscuring the stone.

Children of John Honey Austin and Mary Jane Burt Chivell

Citations

  1. John Howlett, "Family Group Sheet - Austin."
  2. Lin Taylor-Greep, "Email Austins," e-mail to Audrey, 13 Feb 2008.
  3. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1841 Census Buckland Monachorum, Devon HO 107/240/8.
  4. Buckland Monochoram Census 1851, Pro Ref HO/107/1883 Folio 135 page 21 Film 0221032.
  5. Mary Jane Austin ( nee Chivell), Death M J Austin 1898.
  6. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/, Batch No M053001.
  7. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Marriages Jun 1856 AUSTIN      John Honey Truro      5c 302 Chivell Mary Jane Truro 5c 302.
  8. Cornwall OPC Web Site, online http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/, Marriage Details of record ID 446033.
  9. State Records NSW, online www.records.nsw.gov.au, Assisted Immigrants to Moreton Bay 1844-1859.
  10. Passenger list to Moreton Bay 1858, online http://www.records.nsw.gov.au/archives/…
  11. Athol Thomas Logan, "Thomas Honey Austin."
  12. Emma Louisa Austin, Birth Registration 7545 (1867).
  13. Melva Ward, "Research John H Austin by Melva Ward."
  14. Melva Ward, "Research John H Austin by Melva Ward", Caboolture/Bunya Divisional Board Valuation Register changeover to Pine Divisional Board as of 25 May 1887.
  15. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div of Moreton; Sub Div Boonah 1903.
  16. John Honey Austin, Death Certificate J H Austin 1907.

John Thomas Austin

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

Citations

  1. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Birth Birth 1865/B4516     John Thomas     Austin;     William Honey;     Sarah Bartlett.
  2. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Death Death 1866/B3300     John Thomas     Austin;     William Henry Austin     ;Sarah Bartlett.

John Thomas Austin1,2

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.1,3
  • He was the son of William Honey Austin and Sarah Priscilla Bartlett.1
  • 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.4,5,6,1

Citations

  1. Queensland Archives, online http://www.archives.qld.gov.au/downloads/Indexes, Immigration Index 1848-1912.
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1866/B3300     John Thomas     Austin;     William Henry Austin     ;Sarah Bartlett.
  3. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Births Sep 1859 Austin      John Thomas     ;       Tavistock; 5b     312.
  4. John Howlett, "Family Group Sheet - Austin."
  5. William Austin & Family, "Sultana" Ships Passenger List, 4/11/1862.
  6. Bronzle Digital Map of Australia, online http://www.maps.bonzle.com/c/a, Photo of William Honey Austin.

Joseph Austin

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

Citations

  1. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Deaths 1867/B6786     Joseph     Austin;     William H.;     Sarah Bartlett.
  2. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, 67B/003917.

Joseph Bartlett Austin

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

Citations

  1. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Birth 1869/B9885     Joseph Bartlett     Austin;     William Henry     ;Sarah Bartlett.
  2. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Deaths 1894/C2093     Austin     Joseph Bartlett     William Honey Austin     Sarah Bartlett.

Leslie Henry Austin1

M, b. 17 September 1892, d. 5 October 1931
  • Leslie Henry Austin was born on 17 September 1892 in Crow's Nest, Queensland.2,1
  • He was the son of Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Hooper.
  • Leslie Henry Austin commenced school on 20 September 1897 at Crow's Nest State School. aged 5 years.3
  • 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.4
  • 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.5
  • 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."6
  • 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.7
  • 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.8
  • He was buried on 6 October 1931 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. His headstone reads:
    Aged 39
    Our Dear Father
    H L (Les) Austin
    .9

Citations

  1. John Howlett, "Family Group Sheet - Austin."
  2. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Qld Birth Ref 1892/C6055 Austin Henry Leslie Thomas Henry Assendant Ellen Hooper.
  3. Print from Microfiche; Biggenden State School, Crow's Nest School.
  4. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Qld Marr Ref 1921/00889.
  5. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs - Crows Nest 1925.
  6. Australian Newspapers beta Trove (National Library of Australia), online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q=, The Courier Mail 5 jan 1927.
  7. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Crows Nest 1930.
  8. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Qld Death Ref 1931/004240.
  9. Various Peoples Headstones Crows Nest Cemetery, Audrey, 1999.

Lynda Gillian Elizabeth Austin1

F, b. 30 August 1906
  • Lynda Gillian Elizabeth Austin was born on 30 August 1906 in Queensland.2
  • She was the daughter of Charles Edwin Austin and Elizabeth Sawatzki.1
  • 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.3,4
  • 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.5
  • 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.6
  • 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.7
  • Lynda Gillian Elizabeth Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1977 and 1980 living at 49 Bridge Street, Stanthorpe.8

Citations

  1. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Qld Birth Ref 06/004678.
  2. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Birth 1906/C4678     Lyndo Gelean Elizabeth     Austin     ;Charles Edwin;     Elizabeth Sawatzke.
  3. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Marriage 1930/C3196 Hohenhaus     Gustav Paul;     Austin     Dorris Irene Emily.
  4. Australian Newspapers beta Trove (National Library of Australia), online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q=, "The Courier Mail" Saturday 25 October 1930.
  5. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Marriage 1932/C1285 Hohenhaus Albert Adolph;     Austin     Lynda Gillen Elizabeth.
  6. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div of Cowper; Sub Div Bonalbo 1949.
  7. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div of McPherson; Sub Div Stanthorpe 1954.
  8. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div of Maranoa; Sub Div Stanthorpe 1977-1980.

Mary Austin1

F, b. 1794, d. November 1818
  • Mary Austin was born in 1794.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Austin and Elizabeth Warne.2,3
  • Mary Austin was baptized on 18 December 1796 in Menheniot, Cornwall.4
  • Mary Austin died in November 1818 in Tregryll Down, Menheniot.5
  • She was buried on 20 November 1818 in Menheniot, Cornwall. The burial record shows she was 24 years old.6

Citations

  1. Cornwall OPC Web Site, online http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/, Menheniot 18-Dec 1797 ;Mary AUSTIN; Thomas - Elizabeth.
  2. Cornwall OPC Web Site, online http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/, Details of record ID 426130.
  3. Cornwall OPC Web Site, online http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/, Details of record ID 426770.
  4. Cornwall OPC Web Site, online http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/
  5. Cornwall OPC Web Site, online http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/, Menheniot20-Nov 1818 Mary AUSTIN 24 Tregryll Downs.
  6. Cornwall OPC Web Site, online http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/, Menheniot 18-Dec 1797 Mary AUSTIN Thomas - Elizabeth.

Mary Ann Bartlett Austin1

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.2,3
  • 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.4
  • Mary Ann Bartlett Austin died in 1939 in Queensland.5

Children of Mary Ann Bartlett Austin and Joseph Brooke

Citations

  1. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, 64B/002448.
  2. John Howlett, "Family Group Sheet - Austin."
  3. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, 1864/BO2448.
  4. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, 1887/C896     Brooke     Joseph     Austin     Mary Ann Bartlett.
  5. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Deaths 1939/C3247Mary Ann Bartlett     Brooke; William Honey Austin; Sarah Priscilla Bartlett.
  6. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Births 1902/B4613     Brooke     John Henry     Joseph     Mary Ann Bartlett Austin.

Mary Ann Bartlett Austin1

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 .2
  • She was the daughter of William Honey Austin and Sarah Priscilla Bartlett.1
  • 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.3,4,5,6
  • 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.7

Citations

  1. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, AUSTIN Mary Ann Bartlett Tavistock 5b 338.
  2. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Births Sep 1861 AUSTIN Mary Ann Bartlett Tavistock 5b 338.
  3. John Howlett, "Family Group Sheet - Austin."
  4. William Austin & Family, "Sultana" Ships Passenger List, 4/11/1862.
  5. Bronzle Digital Map of Australia, online http://www.maps.bonzle.com/c/a, Photo of William Honey Austin.
  6. Queensland Archives, online http://www.archives.qld.gov.au/downloads/Indexes, Immigration Index 1848-1912.
  7. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Deaths 1864/B2448     Mary Ann Bartlett     Austin;     William Honey     ;Sarah Bartlett.

Matilda Ann Honey Austin1

F, b. 12 April 1857, d. 4 February 1934
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin was baptized on 12 April 1857 in Ruan Lanihorne, Cornwall, England.2,3
  • 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.4
  • 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.5
  • 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.6
  • 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.7
  • 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.8
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin died on 4 February 1934 in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 76.9

Children of Matilda Ann Honey Austin and Edward Diamond

Citations

  1. John Howlett, "Family Group Sheet - Austin."
  2. International Genealogy Index, online http://www.familysearch.org/, Batch No C022071.
  3. Cornwall OPC Web Site, online http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/, record ID 1052206.
  4. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Qld Marr Ref 79/B006497.
  5. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Australian Electoral Roles 1903 Div of Brisbane, Sub Div Hamilton.
  6. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Australian Electoral Roles 1905 Div of Brisbane, Sub Div Hamilton.
  7. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Australian Electoral Roles 1919 Div Lilley; Sub div Toombul.
  8. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Australian Electoral Roles 1925 Div Lilley; Sub Div Toombul.
  9. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Qld Death Ref 1934/B023304.
  10. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Death 1947/B11627     James Bernard     Diamond;     Edward;     Matilda Austin.

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.

Citations

  1. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Qld Birth Ref 12/013789.
  2. John Howlett, "Family Group Sheet - Austin", Qld Marr Ref 1934/000995.
  3. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs sub div Crows Nest 1943.
  4. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Deaths 1946/2619     George Wilfred McLeod;     Kidman     Samuel;     Annie Cogan.
  5. Interview, LCS, 23 Feb 2012.

Ruby Ann Austin1

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

Children of Ruby Ann Austin and Sidney Charles John Barker

Citations

  1. John Howlett, "Family Group Sheet - Austin."
  2. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Qld Birth Ref 96/005339.
  3. Print from Microfiche; Biggenden State School, Crow's Nest School.
  4. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Qld Marr Ref 17/001491.
  5. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs - Crows Nest 1925.
  6. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Crows Nest 1943.
  7. Crows Nest Cemetery Graves, online http://www.crowsnestshire.qld.gov.au/sub/cemetery/…
  8. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Deaths 1963/C3849 Sidney Charles John Barker;     Charles Henry; Hannah Vian.

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.1,2
  • 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.3,2
  • Sarah Priscilla Bartlett Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1913 and 1936 living at Moreton Electral District, Queensland.4
  • Sarah Priscilla Bartlett Austin died in 1955 in Queensland.5

Children of Sarah Priscilla Bartlett Austin

Children of Sarah Priscilla Bartlett Austin and John George Williams

Citations

  1. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Birth 1876/C5107     Sarah Priscilla     Austin;     William Honey;     Sarah Bartlett.
  2. Genes Reunited, online http://www.genesreunited.com.au, Lyn Stewart's Site.
  3. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, 02/001198.
  4. Ancestry.com (Cemetery Index), online http://cemindex.arkangles.com/cemetery-inscriptions.php, Australian Electoral Roles 1901- 1936.
  5. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Deaths 1955/C4890 Sarah Priscilla Bartlett Williams;William Honey Austin; Sarah Bartlett.
  6. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, 1897/C8788 Austin Ethel Harriet Sarah Priscilla Austin.
  7. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, 1902/C6024 Williams     George Honey     John George     Sarah Priscilla Bartlett Austin.

Susannah Austin1

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.2
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Austin and Elizabeth Warne.3,4
  • 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.5

Citations

  1. Cornwall OPC Web Site, online http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/, Menheniot 03-Dec 1815 Susannah AUSTIN Thomas - Elizabeth Tregryll Down Labourer.
  2. Cornwall OPC Web Site, online http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/, Details of record ID 462460.
  3. Cornwall OPC Web Site, online http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/, Details of record ID 426770.
  4. Cornwall OPC Web Site, online http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/, Details of record ID 426670.
  5. Cornwall OPC Web Site, online http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/, Details of record ID 159439.

Thomas Austin1

M, b. 18 January 1795, d. February 1867
  • Thomas Austin was christened on 18 January 1795 in Menheniot, Cornwall.2,3
  • He was the son of Thomas Austin and Elizabeth Warne.3
  • At the age of 28 years, 5 months and 4 days, Thomas Austin married Ann Honey on 22 June 1823 in Buckland Monachorum, Devonshire, England. According to information published with a photo of William by Picture Queensland, State Library of Queensalnd, Thomas and Ann had three sons, all with the second name of Honey.4,5
  • Thomas Austin and Ann Honey appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 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.6
  • Thomas Austin and Ann Honey appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 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.7
  • Thomas Austin and Ann Honey appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in "Barnpark Cottage", Buckland Monachorum, Devon. Thomas is shown as a 60 year old agricultural labourer, born Cornwall and living with his wife Ann, also 60 years old and born in Cornwall.8
  • In July 1863,his wife, Ann Honey died in Buckland Monachorum. The parish registers show Ann was 66 years old when she died.4
  • At the age of 69 years, 2 months and 26 days, Thomas Austin married Hannah Chambers, daughter of Thomas Chambers and Elizabeth Chaffe, on 13 April 1864 in Buckland Monachorum, Devon. The marriage record shows Thomas was a widowed labourer, father Thomas Austin, also a labourer. Hannah was a widow, daughter of Thomas Chambers, a chair maker. Witnesses to the marriage were Henry Barrons and Thomas Chambers Tall (the 10 year old nephew of Hannah.)9,10
  • Thomas Austin died in February 1867 in Buckland Monachorum, Devon, at age 72.11,4
  • He was buried on 6 February 1867 in Buckland Monachorum. The parish registers show Thomas was 72 when he died.4,12
  • Held within the Plymouth and West Devon Records Office is the fascinating catalogue reference 600.Conveyance reference 600/99 Date 1858.
    "Thomas Austin's garden upon trust for building a school thereon for the education of the labouring manufacturing and other poor classes, in the parish of Buckland Monachorum.
    To explain and add a little more the Book of Buckland Monachorum chapter 5 Schools in Buckland Monachorum shows."

    ".........A National School was opened in 1859 in a field north of the church next to the established building.
    Boys were taught in the old building and girls were admitted to the new school up the lane close by, which had been built in Thomas Austin's garden the previous year. Thomas Austin lived in one of the cottages opposite the church......."

    Both buildings still stand and the researcher has pictures of the school which is a delightful dolls house type building.4




Children of Thomas Austin and Ann Honey

Citations

  1. John Howlett, "Family Group Sheet - Austin."
  2. Cornwall OPC Web Site, online http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/, 18-Jan 1795 Menheniot Thomas AUSTIN - Thomas AUSTENE & Elizabeth.
  3. Cornwall OPC Web Site, online http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/, 18-Jan 1795 Menheniot Thomas AUSTIN - Thomas & Elizabeth.
  4. Lin Taylor-Greep, "Email Austins," e-mail to Audrey, 13 Feb 2008.
  5. Bronzle Digital Map of Australia, online http://www.maps.bonzle.com/c/a, Photo of William Honey Austin.
  6. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1841 Census Buckland Monachorum, Devon HO 107/240/8.
  7. Buckland Monochoram Census 1851, Pro Ref HO/107/1883 Folio 135 page 21 Film 0221032.
  8. FreeCEn, online http://freecen.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl
  9. Jeff Saunders, "E-mail Jeff Saunders," e-mail to Audrey, 20/12/2009.
  10. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Marriages Jun 1864 Austin      Thomas;Moses Hannah; Tavistock      5b     627.
  11. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl
  12. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Deaths Mar 1867 Austin Thomas 72 Tavistock 5b 296.

Thomas Austin1

M, b. circa 1761, d. before 17 June 1838
  • Thomas Austin was born circa 1761.
  • He was the son of Susznne Unknown.2
  • Thomas Austin married Elizabeth Warne on 19 October 1792 in St Germans, Cornwall. Thomas was a husbandman at the time. [Note:- This may not be the correct Thomas and Elizabeth. There were Thomas Austen's baptised in St Germans in 1766 (son of Benjamin & Tabatha) and 1768 (son of Richard and Sarah.)2
  • Thomas Austin was a labourer at Tregyll Down at the time of his daughter Susannah's birth in 1815.3
  • Before 8 August 1823,his wife, Elizabeth Warne died in Menheniot, Cornwall. The records shows she died at 52 years of age and she lived at Tregryll Down.4
  • Thomas Austin died before 17 June 1838 in Quarry, Menheniot. aged 77 years.2

Children of Thomas Austin and Elizabeth Warne

Citations

  1. Cornwall OPC Web Site, online http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/, 18-Jan 1795 Menheniot Thomas AUSTIN - Thomas & Elizabeth.
  2. Cornwall OPC Web Site, online http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/
  3. Cornwall OPC Web Site, online http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/, Details of record ID 426670.
  4. Cornwall OPC Web Site, online http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/, Details of record ID 532610.
  5. Cornwall OPC Web Site, online http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/, Details of record ID 426130.
  6. Cornwall OPC Web Site, online http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/, Details of record ID 426335.
  7. Cornwall OPC Web Site, online http://www.cornwall-opc-database.org/, Details of record ID 426770.

Thomas Edgar Austin

M, b. 12 February 1890, d. 1 September 1963
  • Thomas Edgar Austin was born on 12 February 1890 in Crow's Nest, Queensland.1
  • He was the son of Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Hooper.
  • Thomas Edgar Austin commenced school on 28 April 1896 at Crow's Nest State School. aged 6 years.2
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll with Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Hooper in 1913 in Leonta, Crow's Nest, Queensland. His was a farmer. Their daughter Beatrice also lived on the farm as did their son Edgar.3
  • Between 1916 and 1922 Thomas Edgar Austin lived in Leonta Villa, Mountain Camp, Crow's Nest. His occupation was noted as a labourer.
  • At the age of 32 years, 10 months and 1 day, Thomas Edgar Austin married Margaret Mary Barker, daughter of Charles Henry Barker and Hannah Vian, on 13 December 1922 in Crow's Nest, Queensland.4
  • Thomas Edgar Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll with Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Hooper between 1925 and 1930 in Leonta Villa, Mountain Camp, Crow's Nest. Thomas was a farmer and Ellen carried out home duties. His son Edgar was still registered at Leonta but his wife Margaret gave her address as Crow's Nest.5
  • Thomas Edgar Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1940 living at Mountain Camp, Crow's Nest. His occupation was that of a farmer.6
  • He and Margaret Mary Barker appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Mountain Camp, Crow's Nest. Edgar was a farmer and Margaret carried out home duties.7
  • On 26 August 1948,his wife, Margaret Mary Barker died in Crow's Nest, Queensland.
  • Thomas Edgar Austin died on 1 September 1963 in Crow's Nest, Queensland, at age 73.8
  • He was buried on 2 September 1963 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. Inscription on tombstone - aged 73.9
    Margaret M (nee Barker) and Thomas Edgar Austin - Crows Nest Cemetery
  • Thomas Edgar Austin also went by the name of Edgar.

Citations

  1. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Qld Birth Ref 90/006141.
  2. Print from Microfiche; Biggenden State School, Crow's Nest School.
  3. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Crows Nest 1913.
  4. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Qld Marr Ref 1922/003509.
  5. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs - Crows Nest 1925.
  6. Electoral Role; Various, Various.
  7. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Crows Nest 1943.
  8. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Death 1963/C4598     Thomas Edgar     Austin;     Thomas Henry Assendent;     Ellen Hooper.
  9. Crows Nest Cemetery Graves, online http://www.crowsnestshire.qld.gov.au/sub/cemetery/…

Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin1,2

M, b. 5 June 1858, d. 2 September 1939

Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin (1858 - 1939) and Ellen Austin (nee Hooper) (1861-1941). Taken in Crow's Nest.
Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin & Ellen Hooper on the steps of their house in Emu Creek Road, Crow's Nest - c1935. Photo courtesy of Athol Logan
  • Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin was born on 5 June 1858. on the ship Ascendant while his parents and sister were on their way to Australia from Cornwall, via Plymouth. He was born at 46deg South Latitude, 151 deg East Longitude, as the ship was starting to head north after rounding Tasmania.2,3
  • He was the son of John Honey Austin and Mary Jane Burt Chivell.
  • For the first few years of his life Thomas lived in Brisbane where his father worked for Thomas Payne at "Fairy Farm". Sometime between 1869 and 1872 the family moved to Bunya where Thomas' father had selected land. Thomas was about twelve or thirteen at this time, and most likely spent his time helping his father clear the land and plant crops. After spending a few years at Bunya, the family then moved, in about 1877, to Dugandan (the township of Boonah was later built nearby). Here Thomas, now almost twenty years old, would have helped his father on his property "Honeyvale."
  • At the age of 25 years, 6 months and 20 days, Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin married Ellen Hooper, daughter of John Hooper and Ann Burgess, on 25 December 1883 in Dugandan, Queensland. The marriage took place at the residence of John Thomas Hooper, Ellen's brother.4,5
  • After their marriage, Ellen and Thomas moved to Coochin Coochin station where Thomas had found work. According to Ellen's obituary, Thomas had selected land at Coochin Scrub and the family lived there before moving to Crows Nest.6
  • Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin's and Ellen Hooper's first child Thomas Henry Percy was born 2 November 1884. Unfortunately, he died a few weeks after his first birthday and was most likely buried at Coochin. Their second son George James was born the following February at Coochin Coochin and their daughter Beatrice two years later at Boonah.
  • Thomas and his family moved to the Crow's Nest district some time between 1888 and 1890. Their eldest son George attended school from Nov to December 1893 but then left. George was readmitted to the school in February 1895, while his sister Beatrice and younger brother Edgar (Thomas Edgar who was born at Crow's Nest in 1890) were enrolled in April the following year. The children's religion is recorded as O.D. Perhaps the children were home educated for some time. Three more children were born at Mountain Camp, Henry Leslie (Les) in 1892, Ruby Ann in 1896 and Elsie May, the youngest in 1900.7
  • In 1894 he owned 511 acres at Crow's Nest, and paying rates to the Crow's Nest council.8
  • On 11 March 1899 a notice appeared in The Queenslander advising the Land Court at Toowoomba had accepted applications for Selection from T H A Austin - Lot 26 a at Crow's Nest.9
  • Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin appeared on the Legislative Assembly - Aubigny Electoral Roll in 1900 living at Crow's Nest. His qualification to vote was that he was a freeholder of the area.10
  • In 1901 he was listed in the Queensland Post Office Directory as a teamster living at Crow's Nest.11
  • In 1903 he owned Portions 39 and 41, of freehold land, 89 and 26 acres respectively at Crow's Nest.12
  • He and Ellen Hooper appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Crow's Nest, Queensland. Thomas' occupation was a carrier, most likely supplementing his farming income by hauling goods. Ellen carried out home duties.13,14
  • Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Hooper appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Leonta, Crow's Nest, Queensland. His was a farmer. Their daughter Beatrice also lived on the farm as did their son Edgar.15
  • Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Hooper appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1930 living at Leonta Villa, Mountain Camp, Crow's Nest. Thomas was a farmer and Ellen carried out home duties. His son Edgar was still registered at Leonta but his wife Margaret gave her address as Crow's Nest.16
  • Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1939 living at Barkers Lane, Crow's Nest. He was listed as a farmer but at 81 would probably have retired.17
  • Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin died on 2 September 1939 in Crow's Nest, Queensland, at age 81.18,19,20
  • He was buried on 5 September 1939 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. The inscription on headstone shows the dates 1857-1939. (His birth year should be 1858.)21
    Gravestone of Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Austin (nee Hooper) - Crow's Nest Cemetery.
  • An article appeared in the The Courier Mail on 11 September 1939 " CROW'S NEST - The death is announced of Mr. Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin, of Mountain Camp. He was born on the vessel Ascendant, on which his parents came from England. They settled at Coochin, near Boonah. In 1883 he married Miss Ellen Hooper at Boonah, and they came to the Crow's Nest district, where Mr. Austin had lived until the time of his death. He is survived by a widow, two sons — Messrs. G. J. (Virginia) and E. Austin (Mountain Camp)l, and three daughters — Mesdames E. J. Connolly (Rosewood), S. C. Barker (Crow's Nest), and J. Cochrane (Manly.)22"

Children of Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Hooper

Citations

  1. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m
  2. Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin, Birth Certificate 45 (1858).
  3. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, 1858/000045 MAR.
  4. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, 83/000550.
  5. Annette Rawlings, "Descendants of John Hooper."
  6. Toowoomba Chronicle, 4 October 1941.
  7. Print from Microfiche; Crows Nest State School.
  8. Highfields/Crows Nest Shire Council, Rates Book Crows Nest Shire, 1894 Edition.
  9. Australian Newspapers beta Trove (National Library of Australia), online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q=, The Queenslander - 11 March 1899.
  10. Mid North Coast Pioneers, online http://stuart.scss.dyndns.info/FamilyTree/individual.php, Sampler www.unlockthepast.com.au/sites/default/files/samples/AU4200-1900s.pdf.
  11. Crows Nest & District Tourist and Progress Association Inc, " From Tall Timbers", Page 160.
  12. Highfields/Crows Nest Shire Council, Rates Book Crows Nest Shire, 1903 Edition.
  13. Electoral Role; Various, Various, 1903-M40.
  14. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com
  15. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Crows Nest 1913.
  16. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs - Crows Nest 1925.
  17. Electoral Role; Various, Various, 1940-M 18 roll no 71.
  18. Various Peoples Headstones Crows Nest Cemetery, Audrey, 1999.
  19. Crows Nest Cemetery Graves, online http://www.crowsnestshire.qld.gov.au/sub/cemetery/…
  20. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Death 1939/C4002     Thomas Henry Ussendant     Austin;     John Henry;     Mary Jane Chivell.
  21. Various Peoples Headstones Crows Nest Cemetery, Audrey, 1999, Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin - 1857-1939.
  22. Australian Newspapers beta Trove (National Library of Australia), online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/result?q=, The Courier Mail 11 Sep 1939.

Thomas Henry Percy Austin

M, b. 2 November 1884, d. 20 November 1885
  • Thomas Henry Percy Austin was born on 2 November 1884 in Queensland.1
  • He was the son of Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Hooper.
  • Thomas Henry Percy Austin died on 20 November 1885 in Queensland at age 1. He is most likely buried at Coochin Station.2

Citations

  1. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Qld Birth Ref 84/003045.
  2. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Death 1885/C2168     Thomas Henry Percy     Austin     ;Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin;     Ellen Hooper.

Thomas Stanley Austin

M, b. 6 December 1902

Citations

  1. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Births 1903/C7425     Austin     Thomas Stanley     Aquila Thomas Bartlett     Sarah Ann Freeman.
  2. John Howlett, "Family Group Sheet - Austin."

Una Florence Austin1

F, b. 24 April 1899, d. 7 January 1985
  • Una Florence Austin was born on 24 April 1899 in Queensland.2
  • She was the daughter of William John Honey Austin and Ellen Jane Wilson.1
  • Una Florence 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.3
  • At the age of 33 years, 4 months and 21 days, Una Florence Austin married Hubert Ulrich, son of Joseph Victor Ulrich and Clara Young, on 14 September 1932 in Queensland. They moved to Perth after their marriage.4
  • On 10 September 1966,her husband, Hubert Ulrich died in Apple Cross, Perth, Western Australia, at age 75. Some time after Hubert's death Una moved to Nambour where her brother Vivian Towers Austin and his family lived.5
  • Una Florence Austin died on 7 January 1985 at age 85.6
  • She was buried in Nambour Cemetery. Garden Lawn Section - A Clara Violet Ulrich born 1893, died 1 January 1979 is also buried in the cemetery - perhaps Hubert's sister.6

Citations

  1. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Qld Birth Ref 99/004432.
  2. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Births 1899/C4432     Una Florence Austin; William John Honey;     Ellen Jane Wilson.
  3. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div of Oxley; Sub Div Buranda 1925.
  4. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Marriages 1932/B13942     Ulrich Hubert;     Austin     Una Florence.
  5. Metropolitan Cemetery Board Online Cemetery Search, online http://www.mcb.wa.gov.au/default.php
  6. Interment.net, online http://www.interment.net/data/aus/qld/maroochy/namlaw/…

Unnamed Female Austin

F, b. 6 February 1873, d. 6 February 1873

Citations

  1. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Birth 1873/C673     Unnamed (F)     Austin;     William Honey;     Sarah Bartlett.

Vera Gaddis May Austin1

F, b. 1 June 1901
  • Vera Gaddis May Austin was born on 1 June 1901 in Queensland. She was the younger twin of Dorris Irene Emily Austin.1,2
  • She was the daughter of Charles Edwin Austin and Elizabeth Sawatzki.1
  • Vera Gaddis May Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll with Charles Edwin Austin and Elizabeth Sawatzki in 1925 in Milford, Boonah. Charles was a farmer whille Elizabeth carried out home duties as their daughter Vera who lived with them.3

Citations

  1. John Howlett, "Family Group Sheet - Austin."
  2. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Birth 1901/C4464     Vere Geddis May     Austin;     Charles Edwin     ;Elizabeth Sawatzkie.
  3. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div of Moreton; Sub Div Boonah 1925.