William Kelly

M, b. 5 May 1811

William Peter Kelly

M, b. 1864, d. 1 November 1920

William Peter KELLY 1864-1920. Photo thanks to Mary B.
  • William Peter Kelly was born in 1864 in New South Wales.
  • Around 1887 John (James) Ryan first met William Peter Kelly. They most likely worked together on a cattle station.
  • At the age of 26 years, William Peter Kelly married Mary O'Grady, daughter of James O'Grady and Elizabeth Cotington, on 27 February 1890 in New South Wales. Four children were born to them by 1896 - Mary at Goorimpa Station, Katherine at Kallara Station, Elizabeth and Rose Ann at Gooringa Station. Sometime after 1897, the family moved to Tiboola Station at Eulo in Queensland where Hilda was born. Their brother-in-law James Ryan and Mary's sister Rose Ann also lived on Tiboola Station.
  • In early 1902 the Kelly family were living in Thallon Street Crow's Nest. In July 1903 the family moved from Crow's Nest to Walter Benton's selection at Pinelands. William rebted the farm from Walter Benton, cancelling the arrangement in July 1904. In April 1904 the house burned down and a collection to help the family was started amongst the teamsters and farmers of the area.
    While the family was waiting for a new house to be built they lived with Mary's sister Rose Ann and her husband James Ryan, and family in Benton's barn. The Ryan family had come to the area shortly before from western Queensland, possibly from Tibooburra Station.
  • William Peter Kelly and Mary Ida Kelly appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1905 living at Crow's Nest. William was a teamster and Mary carried out home duties. William rented land and a house from Walter Benton at Pinelands. His brother in law James Ryan also lived on the property with his family, the house being about 300 yards further into the selection.
  • On 18 April 1903,William Peter Kelly's daughter, Katherine Kelly was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery at age 10. Alfred and James King witnessed her burial.
  • On 17 October 1904 William and Mary enrolled their children, Mary, May, Rose and Hilda in the Pinelands State school. The girls left the school in Sep 1906. The family moved to Cooyar where they had purchased a block of land.
  • William Peter Kelly appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at McDougall Street, Cooyar. William was a teamster and Mary carried out home duties.
  • William Peter Kelly died on 1 November 1920 in Queensland. He had been working his bullock team the afternoon before when his whip became tangled in a wheel and he was run over by the wagon injuring his foot and the lower part of his body. He taken to Toowoomba by ambulance but died in hospital. After William's death Mary ran a boarding house and small shop at 3 McDowall St, Cooyar until she sold her home to her son in law Ernest Hurley. She continued to live with her immediate family of married daughters until her death.
    Newspaper Cutting - William Peter Kelly's accident at Cooyar. Thanks to Norma
  • He was buried on 2 November 1920 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. RC3-004-0038.
    Grave of William Peter and Mary (nee O'GRADY) KELLY, Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. Photo thanks to Mary B.

Children of William Peter Kelly and Mary O'Grady

Willliam Kelly

M, b. circa 1880
  • Willliam Kelly was born circa 1880.
  • Willliam Kelly married Mary Alice Hunt, daughter of William Hunt and Sarah Carter, on 9 February 1904 in Queensland. They moved back to Victoria with the family piano.

Alfred George Kelsey

M, b. 1903, d. 18 April 1973
  • Alfred George Kelsey was born in 1903 in New South Wales.
  • He was the son of John (Jack) Kelsey and Eliza Gregory.
  • Alfred George Kelsey died on 18 April 1973 in New South Wales.

Charles Albert Kelsey

M, b. 16 May 1905, d. 8 April 1981
  • Charles Albert Kelsey was born on 16 May 1905 in New South Wales.
  • He was the son of John (Jack) Kelsey and Eliza Gregory.
  • Charles Albert Kelsey died on 8 April 1981 in New South Wales at age 75.

David William Kelsey

M, b. 1909, d. 1909
  • David William Kelsey died in 1909 in Newtown, New South Wales.
  • He was born in 1909 in Paddington.
  • He was the son of John (Jack) Kelsey and Eliza Gregory.

James Kelsey

M, b. circa 1880, d. 23 July 1918
  • James Kelsey was born circa 1880. No trace of James Kelsey has ever been found. It is believed he took Eliza's surname.
  • Between 1911 and 1912 Whilst pregnant with James Thomas (Jim) she left John (Jack) Kelsey and moved to Brisbane, Queensland. She was registered at a women’s shelter in Brisbane. In 1914 she was registered on the Electoral Roll at Taromeo, Blackbutt, Queensland with a James Kelsey.

  • James Kelsey died on 23 July 1918 in Queensland.
  • He was buried in Dalby Cemetery.

Child of James Kelsey and Eliza Gregory

James Thomas (Jim) Kelsey

M, b. 20 May 1912, d. 11 March 2004
  • James Thomas (Jim) Kelsey was born on 20 May 1912 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John (Jack) Kelsey and Eliza Gregory.
  • James Thomas (Jim) Kelsey commenced school at Pinelands State School on 28 October 1924. His mother was a charwoman of Crow's Nest.
  • He enlisted in the Australian Army on 25 June 1940 in Toowoomba. Jim was living at Crow's Nest at the time he enlisted and gave his next of kin as his mother Eliza. He was taken Prisioner of War and was discharged on 30 Jan 1946 with the rank of Gunner in the 2/10th Regiment.
  • He and Eliza Gregory appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Crow's Nest. Eliza was a cook at the Commonwealth Hotel and her son James was a labourer.
  • James Thomas (Jim) Kelsey and Eliza Gregory appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Crow's Nest. James was a labourer and his mother Eliza a cook at the Commonwealth Hotel.
  • James Thomas (Jim) Kelsey died on 11 March 2004 in Toowoomba at age 91.
  • He was buried on 19 March 2004 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. He is buried next to his mother.

John (Jack) Kelsey

M, b. 1869, d. 2 August 1954
  • John (Jack) Kelsey was born in 1869. He was the son of George Henry Kelsey and Sarah Beacham.
  • At the age of 33 years, John (Jack) Kelsey married Eliza Gregory on 16 April 1902 in New South Wales.
  • John (Jack) Kelsey died on 2 August 1954 in New South Wales.

Children of John (Jack) Kelsey and Eliza Gregory

Vivian (Mick) Kelsey

M, b. 13 August 1914, d. 2 April 1970
  • Vivian (Mick) Kelsey was born on 13 August 1914 in Taromeo, Queensland.
  • He was the son of James Kelsey and Eliza Gregory.
  • On 17 November 1936 The Courier Mail reported:- " CROW'S NEST M. Kelsey and O. Mlebusch were pulling out trees when the clip of the puller slipped and the handle flew back and hit Kelsey on the forehead. He received a deep cut, necessitating several stitches."
  • At the age of 22 years, 7 months and 20 days, Vivian (Mick) Kelsey married Ena Sybil Barton, daughter of Thomas James Barton and Annie Jane Mowat, on 2 April 1937 in Queensland.
  • Vivian (Mick) Kelsey enlisted in the Australian Army on 25 February 1942 in Toowoomba. Viv was living at Crow's Nest at the time he enlisted and gave his next of kin as his wife Ena. He was discharged on 11 Jan 1946 with the rank of Staff Sergeant in the 56 Transport Brigade.
  • He and Ena Sybil Barton appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Crow's Nest. Viv was a labourer.
  • Vivian (Mick) Kelsey died on 2 April 1970 in Queensland at age 55.
  • He was buried on 4 April 1970 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. PLAW3-004-0028.

Ann Kemp

F, b. 22 December 1766, d. 1834
  • Ann Kemp was born on 22 December 1766 in Overton.
  • She was the daughter of Robert Kemp Junior and Mary Paice.
  • Ann Kemp was baptized on 16 January 1767 in Ashe and Dean.
  • At the age of 25 years, 2 months and 4 days, Ann Kemp married Thomas Jeffery Jefferis, son of Thomas Jefferis and Martha Jeffrey, on 26 February 1792 in Hampshire.
  • On 14 April 1792 Ann Kemp and Thomas Jeffery Jefferis lived in Alton. The conveyance of the property of "Lady Place" mentions Thomas Jeffery Jefferis of Alton and Ann (daughter of Robert Kemp jun, apothecary and surgeon.)
    This photo was taken on 24 June 1919, Alton. A vacant building site is being used as a market known as Market Square. The 18th Century house "Lady Place" in the corner of Market Square was aquired at the site of a proposed new library. However, it was demolished and the site was incorporated into a car park. From the book "Bygone Alton"
  • Ann Kemp and Thomas Jeffery Jefferis had eleven children .Thomas Jeffery 1792 (who was mentally disabled), Ann 1793, William 1795, Henry 1797, Richard 1798 (died an infant), George 1800, Charles 1802, John 1804, Robert 1806, Mary Elizabeth 1807 and James 1809.
  • In 1825Ann Kemp was named as a beneficiary of Thomas Jeffery Jefferis's will. It was also proved in 1825. Thomas owned land and several houses as well as the tannery in Alton. His will secured money and a home for his widow as well as dividing his property among his children. His executors were his wife and sons George and Henry.
  • In July 1825,her husband, Thomas Jeffery Jefferis died in Alton at age 60. He was said to be 60 years old when he died.
  • On 29 November 1826 After Thomas death the Poor Rate Rv tax was assigned to Ann Jefferis - 26 pound 10 shillings. She also paid 13 shillings Land Tax and was noted on the return as Widow Jefferis.
  • In 1827 this advertisement appeared in the Hampshire Chronicle:-
    KEMP'S VEGETABLE OINTMENT
    Commonly called Kemp's Gangrene Ointment.
    The Proprietor, Mrs A Jefferis, of Alton, Hants, is requested by many of her friends, who have experienced the efficacy of the above Ointment in the cure of Chilblains, Burns, Scalds, and every case of inflammation, to inform the public, that the Ointment be still continued to be sold wholesale by her, and retail by Miss Hammond of the same place; Jacobs and Johnson, Winchester; also by every respectable vendor throughout the Kingdom, in pots, at 4 s 6d, 2s9d, and 1s 1 half d each, stamp included."

  • On 16 April 1830 Ann was noted as the owner of the house and tanyard - Poor Rate tax 26 pound 10 shillings.
  • Ann Kemp died in 1834.

Children of Ann Kemp and Thomas Jeffery Jefferis

Bennett Kemp

M, b. circa 1670
  • Bennett Kemp was born circa 1670.
  • Bennett Kemp married Joan Woodeson on 11 April 1699 in Old Basing.

Child of Bennett Kemp and Joan Woodeson

Bennett Robert Kemp

M, b. 16 December 1778

Caroline Harriett Kemp

F, b. circa 1850, d. 1917
  • Caroline Harriett Kemp was born circa 1850. She was the daugther of John Lane Kemp and Mary Ann Constable.
  • Her marriage to Walter Henry Simons was registered in the September 1878 Quarter in Kingston, Surry Registration District.
  • In 1912,her husband, Walter Henry Simons died in Queensland.
  • Caroline Harriett Kemp and Walter Henry Simons appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Ravensbourne. Walter was a farmer although he had died the year previously. Son Harold was a painter.
  • Caroline Harriett Kemp died in 1917 in Queensland.

Children of Caroline Harriett Kemp and Walter Henry Simons

Richard Kemp

M, b. May 1702

Robert Kemp

M, b. 27 December 1764

Robert Kemp

M, b. circa 1700
  • Robert Kemp was born circa 1700.
  • Robert Kemp married Mary Unknown circa 1730.

Child of Robert Kemp and Mary Unknown

Robert Kemp Junior

M, b. 30 August 1738
  • Robert Kemp Junior was born on 30 August 1738 in Hampshire.
  • He was the son of Robert Kemp and Mary Unknown.
  • At the age of 19 years, 7 months and 7 days, Robert Kemp Junior married Mary Paice on 6 April 1758 in Basingstoke.
  • On 14 April 1792 he was an apothecary and surgeon in Alton.

Children of Robert Kemp Junior and Mary Paice

Theresa Elizabeth Kemp

F, b. 1876, d. 1969
  • Theresa Elizabeth Kemp was born in 1876 in New South Wales. She was the daguther of Thomas Charles Kemp and Margaret Lochart Newlands.
  • At the age of 24 years, Theresa Elizabeth Kemp married Joseph Thomas McGuckin in 1900 in New South Wales.
  • Theresa Elizabeth Kemp and Joseph Thomas McGuckin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Queensland. Joseph was a cordial manufacturer.
  • Theresa Elizabeth Kemp and Joseph Thomas McGuckin appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1943 living at Esk Street, Crow's Nest. Thomas was a cordial manufacturer.
  • In June 1943,her husband, Joseph Thomas McGuckin died in Queensland.
  • Theresa Elizabeth Kemp died in 1969 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 28 October 1969 in Morningside.

Children of Theresa Elizabeth Kemp and Joseph Thomas McGuckin

Clayton Kendall

M, b. 7 April 1916, d. 29 August 1998

Ernest, Lillian and Clayton Kendall. Taken c 1920. Photo thanks to Russ Geraghty.
  • Clayton Kendall was born on 7 April 1916 in Murphy's Creek.
  • He was the son of Henry James Kendall and Sophia Jane Paton.
  • Three of the Kendall children, Ernest, Clayton & Lillian posed for this photo.
  • Clayton Kendall appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1937 living at East Cooyar. He was a farmer.
  • At the age of 23 years, Clayton Kendall married Lilian Cecily Thies, daughter of William Thies and Anna Augusta Pukallus, in 1940 in Queensland.
  • Clayton Kendall and Lilian Cecily Thies appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Mt Binga. Clayton was a farmer.
  • Clayton Kendall appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1954 and 1958 living at Gauntlet Street, Toowoomba. Clayton was a truck driver.
  • He and Lilian Cecily Thies appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1963 living at Charleton. Clayton was a transport driver.
  • Clayton Kendall and Lilian Cecily Thies appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1963 living at Emu Creek, Queensland. Clayton was a farmer.
  • Clayton Kendall died on 29 August 1998 in Toowoomba at age 82.

Elizabeth Sophia Kendall

F, b. 2 August 1906, d. 20 May 1997

Ernest Kendall

M, b. 7 August 1913, d. 15 October 1985
  • Ernest Kendall was born on 7 August 1913 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Henry James Kendall and Sophia Jane Paton.
  • In 1920 three of the Kendall children, Ernest, Clayton & Lillian posed for this photo.
    Ernest, Lillian & Clayton Kendall - taken c 1920. Photo thanks to Russ G.
  • Ernest Kendall appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1937 and 1943 living at East Cooyar. Ernest was a farm labourer. His mother Sophia lived at Thornville.
  • He and Sophia Jane Paton appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1949 and 1958 living at Crow's Nest. Ernest was a farm labourer and his mother carried out home duties. They lived in James Street.
  • Ernest Kendall died on 15 October 1985 in Crow's Nest at age 72.
  • He was buried on 19 October 1985 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Hannah Kendall

F, b. circa 1790

Henry George Kendall

M, b. 1903, d. 1977

Henry James Kendall

M, b. 1860, d. 30 January 1935
  • Henry James Kendall was born in 1860. He was the son of Thomas Clayton Kendall and Feneta Culls.
  • He and Sophia Jane Paton became partners circa 1902. Their first child was born in 1903. Four more wer born before they were able to marry in 1912.
  • Henry James Kendall appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1909 living at Murphy's Creek. He was a labourer.
  • At the age of 52 years, Henry James Kendall married Sophia Jane Paton, daughter of William Paton and Rebecca Slade, on 29 October 1912 in Queensland. They moved to a farm at Sandgate around 1918. They then moved to Wutul (between Cooyar & Crow's Nest) some time before 1926.
    Sophia Jane Paton (1881-1971) & Henry James Kendall - married 29 Oct 1912. Photo thanks to Russ G.
  • Henry James Kendall and Sophia Jane Paton appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1926 living at Wutul. They lived at Two Mile where Henry farmed.
  • In September 1927 The Daily Examiner Grafton reported " At Wutul, near Toowoomba, Henry Kendall (65 years), a farmer, was attacked by one of his large boars, and was knocked down, sustaining several fractures ribs on the left side. The boar also inflicted a surface wound on his abdomen. Kendall was taken to Toowoomba for medical attention."
  • Henry James Kendall and Sophia Jane Paton appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Wutul. Henry was a farmer.
  • Henry James Kendall and Sophia Jane Paton appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1934 living at Thornville. Henry was a farmer.
  • Henry James Kendall died on 30 January 1935 in Queensland. After Henry's death Sophia continued to live at Wutul before moving to Crow's Nest.
  • He was buried on 31 January 1935 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of Henry James Kendall and Sophia Jane Paton

Isabella Kendall

F, b. 14 October 1804
  • Isabella Kendall was baptized on 14 October 1804 in Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of William Kendall and Elizabeth Evelyn.
  • At the age of 29 years, 7 months and 24 days, Isabella Kendall married Richard Gill on 7 June 1834 in Cornwall.

Children of Isabella Kendall and Richard Gill

James Kendall

M, b. circa 1785

Children of James Kendall and Jennifer Dunstone Dunn

James Kendall

M, b. 15 March 1818
  • James Kendall was baptized on 15 March 1818 in Cornwall. Father's occupation was given as a mariner on the baptism record.
  • He was the son of James Kendall and Jennifer Dunstone Dunn.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census James Kendall was living in the household of Jennifer Dunstone Dunn in Cliff Street, Mevagissey. The census showed Jane Kendall, aged 55, living with 65 year old Anthony Allen, a fisherman and her three children Mary, 25, Thomas 20 and James 25. All were born in the county.

Jane Dunn Kendall

F, b. 1839
  • Jane Dunn Kendall was born in 1839 in Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of John Clark Kendall and Elizabeth Dunn.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Jane Dunn Kendall was living in the household of Elizabeth Dunn in On the Cliff, Mevagissey. Elizabeth is shown as a 36 year old mariner's wife living with her children John 16; Mary 14; Jane 12; Sarah 9; Nicholas 4 and Maria 1. Living with them is Elizabeth's mother Martha Dunn a 79 year old fisherman's widow. They were all born in Mevagissey.

John Clark Kendall

M, b. 14 June 1812
  • John Clark Kendall was baptized on 14 June 1812 in Cornwall. He was the son of James and Elizabeth.
  • At the age of 22 years, 2 months and 11 days, John Clark Kendall married Elizabeth Dunn, daughter of Joseph Dunn and Martha Hunking, on 25 August 1834 in Cornwall.

Children of John Clark Kendall and Elizabeth Dunn