Ellen Mary Bailey

F, b. 2 November 1887, d. 21 September 1978
  • Ellen Mary Bailey was born on 2 November 1887 in Woodlands, Gatton, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Bailey and Jessie Black.
  • At the age of 24 years, 1 month and 11 days, Ellen Mary Bailey married Ernest Edward Ludford, son of William John Ludford and Ann Eliza Payne, on 13 December 1911 in Emu Creek.
  • Ellen Mary Bailey and Ernest Edward Ludford appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Yalangur. Ernest was a lengthsman. His father also lived with them and was a gardener.
  • Ellen Mary Bailey died on 21 September 1978 in Queensland at age 90.
  • She was buried on 25 September 1978 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery. METH5-002-0008.

Children of Ellen Mary Bailey and Ernest Edward Ludford

Elsie Mary Bailey

F, b. 1910, d. 1940

Sergeant Eric George (Taffy) Bailey

M, b. 14 October 1906, d. 12 January 1945
  • Sergeant Eric George (Taffy) Bailey was born on 14 October 1906 in Tenterfield, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of Arthur Peter Bailey and Jane (Janey) Bush.
  • On 16 March 1927 Eric enlisted in the NSW Police Force and commenced training at the Police Depot in Sydney. He served in Sydney until 17 September 1928 when he was transferred to The Rock about 20 miles from Wagga Wagga. From there he transferred to Gundagai. After serving three years there he was stationed at Narrandera, Deniliquin and Balranald.
  • At the age of 22 years, 1 month and 10 days, Sergeant Eric George (Taffy) Bailey married Florence May O'Connor on 24 November 1928 in Redfern, New South Wales.
  • Sergeant Eric George (Taffy) Bailey's father Arthur Peter Bailey's died on 28 Jan 1937. His obituary was published in The Courier Mail. It read:- "The death is announced of Mr. Arthur Peter Bailey, 71 years of age. He lived most of his life in Tenterfield, where he was born. About 10 years ago, owing to indifferent health, he left his native town and sought relief in some other climates, latterly living in Glen Innes. He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. Bailey, of Tenterfield, and in 1887 married Miss Jane Bush, who predeceased him 13 years ago. He is survived by six daughters - Mesdames J. P. Cooper (Tenterfield). G. Hulyar (Paddington), R. de Leon (Sydney), L. Croft (Newcastle), J. Norris (Sydney), C. West and two sons - Messrs. A.T. (Tenterfield) and E. Bailey(Balranald.)"

  • On 20 April 1939 he was transferred to Moruya. Constable Eric Bailey was highly commended by Commissioner McKay for bravery, cool-headedness and devotion to duty in the arrest, during a violent struggle on a ferry, of an interstate criminal at Bateman's Bay on 19 July that year.
  • In January 1943 he was again highly commended by the Commissioner and granted six months seniority for conspicuous bravery in the rescue of survivors from the fishing trawler, Durenbee, which was torpedoed 17 miles off Moruya by the Japanese on 3 October 1942.
    During the rescue he took a five ton launch out to pick up the survivors, earning him a certificate of merit from the Royal Shipwreck Relief and Humane Society of New South Wales and the commendation of the coroner.
  • On 4 January 1945 Eric was transferred to Blayney. Eight days later he spoke to a man, Cyril Norman, in Adelaide Street whilst on duty at about 8.30pm. During the questioning, Norman pulled a gun from his pocket and shot Eric in the stomach. Eric grappled with the assailant but two more shots were fired. He managed to hold the offender to the ground until assistance arrived. Eric then instructed his helpers on how to handcuff Norman. He then arrested him.
    Eric died shortly afterwards in hospital not knowing the man he had arrested was a dangerous criminal who had only three days before had committed a brutal murder.
    Norman was sentenced to death for the murder of Eric.
    For his bravery Eric was posthumously awarded the George Cross. He was also awarded a promotion to the rank of Sergeant as he had passed all of his examinations for promotion.
  • Sergeant Eric George (Taffy) Bailey died on 12 January 1945 in Blayney, New South Wales, at age 38.

Florence Ivy Jane Bailey

F, b. 1910

Francis Cecil James Bailey

M, b. 18 July 1908, d. 1988
  • Francis Cecil James Bailey was born on 18 July 1908 in New Zealand.
  • He was the son of Francis Evelyn Bailey and Selina Maud Witt.
  • Francis Cecil James Bailey died in 1988 in New Zealand.

Francis Evelyn Bailey

M, b. 1883, d. 1971

Children of Francis Evelyn Bailey and Selina Maud Witt

Fred R Bailey

M, b. 1905, d. 1985

Frederick William Bailey

M, b. 1902, d. 1991
  • Frederick William Bailey was born in 1902 in Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia.
  • He was the son of William Charles Bailey and Rosina C Louise Werner.
  • Frederick William Bailey appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Wellbrook. He was a farmer, a wife was not mentioned on the rolls.
  • Frederick William Bailey died in 1991 in Tenterfield, New South Wales.

George Bailey

M, b. 2 April 1855, d. 4 March 1940
  • George Bailey was born on 2 April 1855 in Warwick, Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Bailey and Elizabeth Cubis.
  • George Bailey was baptized on 15 July 1855 in Church of England, Warwick.
  • At the age of 48 years, 8 months and 28 days, George Bailey married Elizabeth Beatrice Gelling, daughter of Thomas Gelling and Annie McGrath, on 30 December 1903 in Casino, New South Wales.
  • George Bailey died on 4 March 1940 in Kyogle, New South Wales, at age 84.

Children of George Bailey and Elizabeth Beatrice Gelling

George Bailey

M, b. 1892, d. 1937

Gertrude Margaret Bailey

F, b. 25 December 1894, d. 22 July 1983

Plaque on parent's grave. Photo thanks to Dawn M.
  • Gertrude Margaret Bailey was born on 25 December 1894 in Tenterfield, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of Arthur Peter Bailey and Jane (Janey) Bush.
  • At the age of 28 years, Gertrude Margaret Bailey married Robert A de Leon in 1923 in Paddington, New South Wales.
  • Gertrude Margaret Bailey's father Arthur Peter Bailey's died on 28 Jan 1937. His obituary was published in The Courier Mail. It read:- "The death is announced of Mr. Arthur Peter Bailey, 71 years of age. He lived most of his life in Tenterfield, where he was born. About 10 years ago, owing to indifferent health, he left his native town and sought relief in some other climates, latterly living in Glen Innes. He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. Bailey, of Tenterfield, and in 1887 married Miss Jane Bush, who predeceased him 13 years ago. He is survived by six daughters - Mesdames J. P. Cooper (Tenterfield). G. Hulyar (Paddington), R. de Leon (Sydney), L. Croft (Newcastle), J. Norris (Sydney), C. West and two sons - Messrs. A.T. (Tenterfield) and E. Bailey(Balranald.)"

  • At the age of 56 years, Gertrude Margaret Bailey married John Julius Jasperson, son of Karl and Anna in 1951 in Paddington, New South Wales.John died in 1956.
  • Gertrude Margaret Bailey died on 22 July 1983 in Dora Creek, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, at age 88. Her ashes were scattered on top of her parents' grave.

Gordon Fredrick Bailey

M, b. 1909, d. 1981
  • Gordon Fredrick Bailey was born in 1909 in Queensland. He was the son of Frederick Turner Bailey and Charlotte Ann Stower.
  • At the age of 27 years, Gordon Fredrick Bailey married Agnes Flora McDougall, daughter of Ronald McDougall and Frances Elizabeth Flora Harding, in 1936 in Queensland.
  • In January 1940 Gordon was transferred to the Toogoolawah branch of the Bank of Australasia, but seems to have remained in Crow's Nest.
  • Gordon Fredrick Bailey and Agnes Flora McDougall appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Crow's Nest. Gordon was listed as a clerk, living at the Grand Hotel while Agnes carried out home duties. They did not appear on the 1949 roll.
  • Gordon Fredrick Bailey died in 1981 in Queensland.

Herbert Edward Bailey

M, b. 1863, d. 30 October 1902
  • Herbert Edward Bailey was also known as Edward Herbert.
  • He was born in 1863 in Tenterfield, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of William Bailey and Elizabeth Cubis.
  • At the age of 28 years, Herbert Edward Bailey married Dora Mary Palmer, daughter of George Palmer and Agnes Unknown, on 30 December 1891 in Tenterfield, New South Wales.
  • Herbert Edward Bailey died on 30 October 1902 in Tenterfield, New South Wales.

Children of Herbert Edward Bailey and Dora Mary Palmer

James Bailey

M, b. circa 1920, d. 1942

Jessie Agnes Bailey

F, b. 6 November 1891, d. 7 May 1983

Jessie Agnes Bailey c 1910 - Photo thanks to David Bailey
  • Jessie Agnes Bailey was born on 6 November 1891 in Woodlands, Gatton, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Bailey and Jessie Black.
  • At the age of 21 years and 28 days, Jessie Agnes Bailey married James Herbert (Herb) Gillies, son of Francis Gillies and Mary Robinson, on 4 December 1912 in Emu Creek, Queensland.
  • Jessie Agnes Bailey appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Mountain Camp, Crow's Nest. She carried out home duties. Her husband James Herbert did not appear on the roll.
  • On 4 September 1917,her husband, James Herbert (Herb) Gillies died in Crow's Nest, Queensland, Australia, at age 30. A niece recalls "James Herbert died from lock jaw from a cut he received on his toe while he was chopping wood. His sister Alice always carried a picture of him in her locket as she was very close to him. After his death in 1917 her next son, was named after him."
    The Brisbane Courier, however, reported "The sudden death is reported of Mr. James Herbert Gillies of Emu Creek, from heart failure (our Crow's Nest correspondent wired yesterday). The deceased, who leaves a widow and two children, was 29 years of age, and highly respected. The funeral was largely attended, the Rev. Pope conducting the service at the graveside."
  • Jessie Agnes Bailey appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1922 and 1980 living at Mountain Camp N. She carried out home duties.
  • She and Mervyn Herbert (Vince) Gillies appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Mountain Camp N. Jessie carried out home duties and her son Mervyn was a farmer.
  • Jessie Agnes Bailey died on 7 May 1983 in Queensland at age 91.
  • She was buried on 10 May 1983 in Crow's Nest Cemetery, Queensland. UNIT-00B-0044.

Children of Jessie Agnes Bailey and James Herbert (Herb) Gillies

John (Joseph) Bailey

M, b. 22 December 1908, d. 15 September 1994
  • John (Joseph) Bailey was born on 22 December 1908 in Crow's Nest, Queensland.
  • He was the son of William John Bailey and Hannah Lacey.
  • John (Joseph) Bailey commenced school at Pinelands State School on 24 January 1916. His father was a farmer at Pinelands.
  • John (Joseph) Bailey died on 15 September 1994 in Redcliffe at age 85.

John Lacey Bailey

M, b. 21 October 1899, d. 14 December 1900
  • John Lacey Bailey was born on 21 October 1899 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • He was the son of William John Bailey and Hannah Lacey.
  • John Lacey Bailey died on 14 December 1900 in Queensland at age 1.
  • He was buried on 17 December 1900 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. He was 14 months old.

John Robert Bailey

M, b. circa 1875
  • John Robert Bailey was born circa 1875.
  • His marriage to Sarah Jane Watson was registered in the December 1895 Quarter in Sunderland, Durham Registration District.

Child of John Robert Bailey and Sarah Jane Watson

Joseph Cameron Bailey

M, b. 31 October 1881, d. 16 July 1960

Josephine Elizabeth Bailey

F, b. 1888, d. 24 April 1950
  • Josephine Elizabeth Bailey was born in 1888 in Tenterfield, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of Arthur Peter Bailey and Jane (Janey) Bush.
  • At the age of 22 years, Josephine Elizabeth Bailey married John Payne Cooper in 1910 in Tenterfield, New South Wales.
  • Josephine Elizabeth Bailey's father Arthur Peter Bailey's died on 28 Jan 1937. His obituary was published in The Courier Mail. It read:- "The death is announced of Mr. Arthur Peter Bailey, 71 years of age. He lived most of his life in Tenterfield, where he was born. About 10 years ago, owing to indifferent health, he left his native town and sought relief in some other climates, latterly living in Glen Innes. He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. Bailey, of Tenterfield, and in 1887 married Miss Jane Bush, who predeceased him 13 years ago. He is survived by six daughters - Mesdames J. P. Cooper (Tenterfield). G. Hulyar (Paddington), R. de Leon (Sydney), L. Croft (Newcastle), J. Norris (Sydney), C. West and two sons - Messrs. A.T. (Tenterfield) and E. Bailey(Balranald.)"

  • Josephine Elizabeth Bailey died on 24 April 1950 in Quirindi, New South Wales.

Children of Josephine Elizabeth Bailey and John Payne Cooper

Kenneth Bailey

M, b. 1909, d. 1982
  • Kenneth Bailey was born in 1909 in Moree.
  • He was the son of Dora Mary Palmer.
  • Kenneth Bailey died in 1982.

Lelia May Bailey

F, b. 1905, d. 1997

Plaque on Arthur and Jane Bailey's grave. Photo thanks to Dawn M.
  • Lelia May Bailey was born in 1905 in Tenterfield, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of Arthur Peter Bailey and Jane (Janey) Bush.
  • Lelia May Bailey's father Arthur Peter Bailey's died on 28 Jan 1937. His obituary was published in The Courier Mail. It read:- "The death is announced of Mr. Arthur Peter Bailey, 71 years of age. He lived most of his life in Tenterfield, where he was born. About 10 years ago, owing to indifferent health, he left his native town and sought relief in some other climates, latterly living in Glen Innes. He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. Bailey, of Tenterfield, and in 1887 married Miss Jane Bush, who predeceased him 13 years ago. He is survived by six daughters - Mesdames J. P. Cooper (Tenterfield). G. Hulyar (Paddington), R. de Leon (Sydney), L. Croft (Newcastle), J. Norris (Sydney), C. West and two sons - Messrs. A.T. (Tenterfield) and E. Bailey(Balranald.)"

  • At the age of 39 years, Lelia May Bailey married Frederick Alfred Weary in 1944 in Sydney, New South Wales.Frederick died in 1973.
  • Lelia May Bailey died in 1997.

Lillian Rose Bailey

F, b. 29 August 1894, d. 10 July 1896
  • Lillian Rose Bailey was born on 29 August 1894 in Woodlands, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Bailey and Jessie Black.
  • Lillian Rose Bailey died on 10 July 1896 in Queensland at age 1.

Lillian Rosina Bailey

F, b. circa 1900
  • Lillian Rosina Bailey was born circa 1900.
  • She was the daughter of John Robert Bailey and Sarah Jane Watson.
  • Lillian Rosina Bailey married Stanley Frederick Cubis, son of George Edward Cubis and Eliza Christina Werner, on 5 October 1918 in Wesleyn Chapel, Cassland Road, South Hackney, London. The marriage register showed that Stanley was a 26 year old bachelor, Private in the AIF. His father was George Cubis, a labourer. Stanley's address was 7-9 perham Road, Hammersmith.
    Lilian was a 20 year old spinster of 28 Poole Road, Cassland Road, South Hackney. Her father John Robert Bailey was a Private in the 17th Essex Regiment.

Mabel Myrtle Bailey

F, b. 26 December 1898, d. 1991

Jessie Bailey (nee Black) with her daughter Mabel Myrtle Bailey c 1920 - thanks to David Bailey
  • Mabel Myrtle Bailey was also known as Fran.
  • She was born on 26 December 1898 in Woodlands, Gatton, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Bailey and Jessie Black.
  • On 18 February 1911, the Department of Education compiled a list of children who were currently attending the Mossview School, but were residing near the proposed Jubilee Vale school. Thomas and Jessie's daughter Mabel 12 was on that list. They lived on Portion 12 (John Barnes property), Djuan which was about 1 mile from the proposed new school as compared to 4 miles from the Mossview School. Her name is crossed off the list so she may not have attended.
  • At the age of 22 years and 9 days, Mabel Myrtle Bailey married Leslie Joseph Barnes, son of Joseph Barnes and Annie Louisa Death, on 4 January 1921. At the time of their marriage Mabel was the teacher at the Anduramba school. After their marriage Les bought part of the home property Melrose. They named this property Avonmore after several generations of Baily homes.
    They raised their four children here, the property eventually going to their second son.
  • Mabel Myrtle Barnes appeared on the Electoral Roll with Annie Louisa Death and Joseph Barnes in 1925 in Anduramba, Crow's Nest. Joseph was a farmer. Their sons Les with wife Mebel, and Cliff also farmed at Anduramba.
  • Mabel Myrtle Bailey and Leslie Joseph Barnes appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Anduramba. Les was a farmer.
  • In 1940 Les was very community minded, being involved in many district activities including the school and hall committees, the rural fire brigade, and being caretaker of the Anduramba dip. He was also a member of the Crow's Nest Show Society, President of the RSL, and the School of Arts, a Crow's Nest Shire Councillor and a foundation Director of the Crow's Nest Hospital.
    All of the children were well educated, attending either Toowoomba Grammer or Sommerville House in Brisbane.
  • Mabel Myrtle Bailey and Leslie Joseph Barnes appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Anduramba, Crow's Nest. Les was a farmer.
  • In 1950 Les and Mabel build a new home they called Tree Tops on the property. They eventually became residents of Kooltoopa Hostel.
  • Mabel Myrtle Bailey died in 1991 in Tullock House Nursing Home, Crow's Nest.

Manu Myrtle Bailey

F, b. 1909

Margaret Bailey

F, b. circa 1845, d. 11 July 1923
  • Margaret Bailey was born circa 1845 in Isle of Man.
  • Margaret Bailey married Hugh Jones on 13 October 1863 in Kirk German, Isle of Man, England.
  • Margaret Bailey and Hugh Jones immigrated to Queensland, Australia. They came around 1890 with most of their children.
  • Margaret Bailey died on 11 July 1923 in Rockhampton, Queensland.

Children of Margaret Bailey and Hugh Jones

Martha Theresa Bailey

F, b. 1899, d. 1991
  • Martha Theresa Bailey was born in 1899 in Tenterfield, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of Arthur Peter Bailey and Jane (Janey) Bush.
  • At the age of 22 years, Martha Theresa Bailey married Charles Thomas West in 1921 in Annandale, New South Wales. [Marriage may not be correct]
  • Martha Theresa Bailey's father Arthur Peter Bailey's died on 28 Jan 1937. His obituary was published in The Courier Mail. It read:- "The death is announced of Mr. Arthur Peter Bailey, 71 years of age. He lived most of his life in Tenterfield, where he was born. About 10 years ago, owing to indifferent health, he left his native town and sought relief in some other climates, latterly living in Glen Innes. He was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. Bailey, of Tenterfield, and in 1887 married Miss Jane Bush, who predeceased him 13 years ago. He is survived by six daughters - Mesdames J. P. Cooper (Tenterfield). G. Hulyar (Paddington), R. de Leon (Sydney), L. Croft (Newcastle), J. Norris (Sydney), C. West and two sons - Messrs. A.T. (Tenterfield) and E. Bailey(Balranald.)"

  • Martha Theresa Bailey died in 1991 in New South Wales.

Mary Bailey

F, b. 1893, d. 1976
  • Mary Bailey was born in 1893 in Tenterfield, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of Herbert Edward Bailey and Dora Mary Palmer.
  • Mary Bailey died in 1976. Could not find official death in NSW.

Mary Bailey

F, b. 25 November 1892, d. 17 September 1971
  • Mary Bailey was born on 25 November 1892 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William John Bailey and Hannah Lacey.
  • At the age of 19 years, Mary Bailey married John Henry Cronk, son of Claud Cronk and Elizabeth Sarah Cummings, in 1912 in Queensland.
  • Mary Bailey and John Henry Cronk appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Crow's Nest. He was a teamster. Mary gave her address as Mountain Camp Road, Crow's Nest.
  • Mary Bailey and John Henry Cronk appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Oxford Street, Crow's Nest. He was a farmer.
  • On 10 January 1961,her husband, John Henry Cronk died in Queensland at age 78.
  • Mary Bailey died on 17 September 1971 in Queensland at age 78.
  • She was buried on 20 September 1971 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Child of Mary Bailey and John Henry Cronk