Richard Barkman

M, b. 1855, d. 1915
  • Richard Barkman was born in 1855.
  • He was the son of William Barkman and Jane Tomlinson.
  • Richard Barkman died in 1915 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 7 September 1915 in Clifton Cemetery.

Robert Barkman

M, b. circa 1860, d. 1894

William Barkman

M, b. circa 1830, d. 1888
  • William Barkman was born circa 1830. He was the son of Peter Barkman and Rebecca Shine.
  • William Barkman married Jane Tomlinson circa 1850.
  • William Barkman died in 1888 in Queensland.

Children of William Barkman and Jane Tomlinson

Charles Henry Reginald Barlow

M, b. 1863, d. 4 October 1937
  • Charles Henry Reginald Barlow was born in 1863. He was the son of Reginald Hober Barlow and Helen Bice.
  • Charles Henry Reginald Barlow married Blanche Constance Powell circa 1900.
  • Charles Henry Reginald Barlow appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1912 living at Ravensbourne. Charles was a farmer.
  • On 3 January 1928,his wife, Blanche Constance Powell died in Queensland.
  • Charles Henry Reginald Barlow appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Burhill Park, Glenaven. He was a farmer.
  • Charles Henry Reginald Barlow died on 4 October 1937 in Queensland.
  • He was buried in October 1937 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. CE1-00D-0015.

Child of Charles Henry Reginald Barlow and Blanche Constance Powell

Reginald Rufus Barlow

M, b. circa 1900, d. 1964

Albert William (Bert) Barnes

M, b. 28 May 1897, d. 21 October 1977
  • Albert William (Bert) Barnes was born on 28 May 1897 in Tredavoe, Anduramba, Crow's Nest, Queensland. He commenced school at Crows Nest in 1903 and then moved to Virginai or Pierces Creek State School.
  • He was the son of William James Barnes and Mary Ann (Polly) Askin.
  • On 2 August 1915 "To-morrow four volunteers — Messrs. A. W. Barnes, A. Tomlinson A. Brown, and B. Askin — leave for Brisbane. Mr. Arthur Tomlinson who has been for some time in the employ of
    Messrs. McColim and Co Ltd... was yesterday made the recipient of two presentations. On behalf of his fellow-employees, Mr W. Utschink presented him with a gold fountain pen suitably inscribed, while his employers presented him with a cheque, and also intimated that his position would be kept open for him on his return." Darling Downs Gazette.
  • Albert William (Bert) Barnes enlisted in the AIF on 2 August 1915 in Toowoomba. His service number was 1691 and his gave his father William of Crow's Nest as his next of kin. At the time he enlisted Albert was a farmer. He was appointed driver and served in Egypt and France in the Medical Corps.
  • In 1920 he was Farmer, Birch's Gully.
  • Albert was the best man at the wedding of Albert (Bert) Askin and Victoria Irene Hunt, daughter of William Hunt and Sarah Carter, on 31 August 1921 in St Georges Church of England, Crow's Nest, Queensland. The Darling Downs Gazette reported - "A pretty wedding celebrated at St.George's Church of England, Crow's Nest on Wednesday last was that of Miss I. Hunt, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Hunt, Long-street, Toowoomba, and Mr. A. Askin, youngest son of the late Mr. R. Askin and Mrs. Askin, Crow's Nest, the Rev. A. Atherton being the officiating clergyman. The bride looked very dainty and sweet in a frock of ivory crepe de chine with bodice and side panels of beautiful lace. The embroidered veil worn cap wise was held in place with tiny handmade pink roses and pale pink satin slippers, and hose were worn; and she carried a sheaf of arum lilies. Miss Dorothy Kelly the bride's niece, wore a frock of pale pink crepe de chine, finely braided and a broad leafed hat of pink tulle with 'sash' ends of tulle. Mr. Bert Barnes, nephew of the bridegroom acted as best man. After the ceremony a reception was held at the Central Tea Rooms, where freesias formed the decorations, and later Mr. and Mrs. Askin motored to Toowoomba en route to Rockhampton, the bride travelling in a frock of fawn wool gabardine touched with satin and a small harmonising hat of chin straw". They settled in Nanango.
  • Albert William (Bert) Barnes appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Crow's Nest. Albert was a cattle dealer.
  • He was best man at the wedding of Leslie Andrew McPhail and Daisy Emma Askin on 8 June 1925 in Neil Street Methodist Church, Toowoomba. The Queenslander reported "A quiet but pretty wedding was celebrated, in the Neil-street Methodist Church on Monday morning, when Miss Daisy E. Askin (second youngest daughter of Mrs. K. Askin and the late Mr. R. Askin, of Crow's Nest) was married to Mr. Andrew Leslie M'Phail (youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. John M'Phail, of Pierce Creek). The Rev. H. Garrett (Crow's Nest) officiated. The bride who was given away by her brother-in-law, Mr. T. Adams, wore her travelling frock, which was composed of sand crepe Marocain, straight-lined, beautifully beaded frock, with which a close fitting navy blue hat was worn. Miss May Askin (sister of the bride) attended as bridesmaid, and wore a frock of lemon fugi silk, trimmed with pin tucks and stitchery. A small black, satin cloche was also worn. Mr. Albert Barnes was best man. The honeymoon is being spent in Brisbane and at the seaside"
    At the time of their marriage Dailsy lived in Crow's Nest and worked in the library. After their marriage Les and Daisy moved to River Trees in New South Wales and eventually settled in Wilson's Downfall. He signed his portion of the Pierce Creek farm over to his sister Jessie in 1937.
  • In 1929 he was a motor mechanic.
  • He farmed properties "The Rocky" and "Penzance".
  • At the age of 32 years, 4 months and 24 days, Albert William (Bert) Barnes married Martha Vietheer, daughter of Herman Emile Vietheer and Pauline Ehrlich, on 22 October 1929 in Crow's Nest.
  • Albert William (Bert) Barnes appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Crow's Nest. Albert was a cattle dealer.
  • He and Martha Vietheer appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Anduramba, Crow's Nest. He was a farmer.
  • Albert William (Bert) Barnes died on 21 October 1977 in Toowoomba General Hospital, Toowoomba, Queensland, at age 80.
  • He was buried on 24 October 1977 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. LAWS1-00A-0016.

Allen Barnes

M, b. 4 July 1913, d. 8 March 2000

Amy Louisa Barnes

F, b. 9 May 1917, d. 24 October 1979
  • Amy Louisa Barnes was also known as Lin.
  • She was born on 9 May 1917 in Toowoomba, Queensland. Her parents were farming near Maidenwell at the time.
  • She was the daughter of Walter Leslie Barnes and Emma Smallbone.
  • The family moved to Upper Yarraman in 1918 and that is where Lin attended school.
  • On 28 May 1924,their husband, Emma Smallbone died in Nanango, Queensland, at age 46. She died from stomach cancer. After their mother's death, Ivy looked after the younger children.
  • She worked on the family farm after leaving school at 14. When her father remarried she left the farm and went to Brisbane to train as a nurse in 1940.
  • At the age of 26 years and 10 months, Amy Louisa Barnes married Cyril John Mullaly, son of John Mullaly and Annie Owens, in April 1944. They worked a farm at Kybong on the Mary River near Gympie. Lin and Cyril had a family of eight children. Lin and Cyril retired to Gympie.

  • Amy Louisa Barnes died on 24 October 1979 in Gympie, Gympie, Queensland, at age 62.
  • She was buried in Gympie, Gympie, Queensland.

Benjamin Barnes

M, b. 19 April 1835
  • Benjamin Barnes was baptized on 19 April 1835 in Paul, Cornwall, England. The family lived at Tredavoe.
  • He was the son of Benjamin Prowse Barnes and Jane Badcock.
  • At the age of 18 years, 5 months and 12 days, Benjamin Barnes married Nancy Tonkin on 1 October 1853 in Parish of Paul, Cornwall. Benjamin was a labourer of Paul, son of Benjamin Barnes, a farmer. Nancy was a spinster of Paul, daugher of Thomas Tonkin a shipwright.

Child of Benjamin Barnes and Nancy Tonkin

Benjamin Barnes

M, b. 17 February 1854, d. 20 March 1931

Benjamin ( 1854-1931) and Mary (nee BATTEN) BARNES - Ravensbourne. Photo thanks to 'Beyond Penzance"
  • Benjamin Barnes was born on 17 February 1854 in Newlyn, Cornwall, England.
  • He was the son of Benjamin Barnes and Nancy Tonkin.
  • Benjamin Barnes was baptized on 16 April 1854 in St Peter's Chruch, Newlyn. His father was a labourer of Tredavoe.
  • At the age of 17 years, 4 months and 29 days, Benjamin Barnes married Mary Batten on 16 July 1871 in St Peter's Chruch, Newlyn. Benjamin was a gardener of Tolcarne, son of Benjamin Barnes gardener. Mary was the 18 year old daughter of John Batten a carpenter of Coombe Lane, Newlyn.
  • Benjamin Barnes and Mary Batten immigrated to Victoria in 1883. Ben and Mary travelled with their three children Matilda, Harold and Elizabeth. They lived for some time at Port Arlington in Victoria, then Benny ran a dairy at Dalesford. They also ran a boarding house. Around 1909 Benny, Mary and Elizabeth moved to Queensland and settled at Ravensbourne on land opposite the Ravensbourne Park & Recreational Area. They wroked a small crop farm and sold produce locally. Ben and Mary moved back to Victoria around 1927.

  • Between 1909 and 1927 Joseph Barnes , who was a lay preacher for the Methodist Chruch would visit Ravensbourne from Crow's Nest to hold services. He often stayed for a meal with Benny and Mary Barnes.
  • Benjamin Barnes and Mary Batten appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Ravensbourne. Ben was a farmer.
  • Benjamin Barnes and Mary Batten appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Perseverance. Ben was a farmer.
  • On 17 July 1927,his wife, Mary Batten died in Dalesford, Victoria, at age 78.
  • Benjamin Barnes died on 20 March 1931 in Dongrayald Private Hospital at age 77. Benny was returning to Queensland to visit his daughter Elizabeth when he fell ill at Lismore.
  • He was buried in Lismore Cemetery.

Children of Benjamin Barnes and Mary Batten

Benjamin Barnes

M, b. 5 November 1875, d. March 1878
  • Benjamin Barnes was baptized on 5 November 1875 in St Peter's Chruch, Newlyn, Cornwall. Benjamin was a gardener of Newlyn at the time.
  • He was the son of Benjamin Barnes and Mary Batten.
  • Benjamin Barnes died in March 1878 in Coombe, Newlyn, at age 2.
  • He was buried on 6 March 1878 in Paul Parish Church.

Benjamin Prowse Barnes

M, b. circa 1809
  • Benjamin Prowse Barnes was born circa 1809 in Paul, Cornwall, England.
  • He was the son of William Barnes and Mary Prowse.
  • Benjamin Prowse Barnes was christened on 22 October 1809 in Paul, Cornwall, England.
  • Benjamin Prowse Barnes married Jane Badcock on 25 April 1833 in Paul, Cornwall, England.

Children of Benjamin Prowse Barnes and Jane Badcock

Byril Barnes

F, b. 24 April 1918, d. 17 February 2008

Catherine Barnes

F, b. 27 May 1821, d. September 1906
  • Catherine Barnes was baptized on 27 May 1821 in Paul Parish, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of John Barnes and Ann Dawes.
  • At the age of 22 years, 8 months and 22 days, Catherine Barnes married Richard Maddern, son of John Maddern and Grace Dunn Gill, on 18 February 1844 in Paul Parish Church, Cornwall. The marriage record shows they were married 18 Feb 1844 by banns, Richard was a labourer of Paul (Father: John Maddern, labourer) and Catherine Barnes, a servant of Paul (Father, John Barnes a fisherman). Witnesses to the marriage were John Maddern and Henry Warren.
  • Catherine Barnes and Richard Maddern appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in 138 Brys Square, Newlyn, Cornwall. Richard is shown as being 30 years old, and living with his wife Catherine, and children John 6, Ann 4, Phillis 2, Richard 1 Week, and Richard Maddron aged 21, and Catherine Maddron aged 16 years. All were born in Newlyn.
  • Catherine Barnes and Richard Maddern appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in Church Lane, Newlyn, Cornwall. Richard is shown as a 40 year old gardener born St Paul and living with his wife Catherine, son John 16 a gardener, Ann Dawes, 14 scholar, Phillis 12 scholar; Richard, 10, scholar; Samuel Dun, 8, scholar, Catherine 3, scholar.
  • Catherine Barnes and Richard Maddern appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Church Lane, Newyn. Richard was shown as the 50 year old head, a gardener of 11 acres of land, living with his wife Catherine 49 and their children John unmarried at 27, a gardener, Phillis 22 a gardeners daughter, Richard 20, a gardener, Samuel D, 18 a gardener, Catherine J 13 a scholar and Grace aged 9 also a scholar. All were born in Newlyn.
  • Catherine Barnes and Richard Maddern appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Church Lane, Newlyn, Cornwall. Richard is shown as a 60 year old market gardener employing his son and a boy on 11 acres, born Newlyn, living with wife Catherine, 59, also born Newlyn, daughters Catherine,single, 23, homework, born Newlyn and Grace, 19 a Millner born Newlyn and granddaughter Ann Daw aged 5 born Newlyn.
  • In September 1888, her husband, Richard Maddern's death was registered in the Penzance, Cornwall Registration District. He was at age 67 years and 8 months.
  • Catherine Barnes appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 in Church Lane, Newlyn. Catherine is shown as a 69 year old widow, born Newlyn and living with her unmarried daughter Catherine, 30 born Newlyn, a grocers assistant, and her granddaughter Annie A (should be D) aged 15, a dressmaker born Newlyn.
  • Her death was recorded with the Penzance, Cornwall Registration District in the September 1906 Quarter.

Children of Catherine Barnes and Richard Maddern

Charles Barnes

M, b. 1 September 1839, d. 31 October 1925
  • Charles Barnes was born on 1 September 1839 in Tredavoe, Penzance, Cornwall.
  • He was the son of Benjamin Prowse Barnes and Jane Badcock.
  • Charles Barnes was baptized on 15 September 1839 in Paul, Cornwall, England.
  • At the age of 22 years and 4 months, Charles Barnes married Mary Ann Maddern, daughter of Thomas Maddern and Priscilla Lower, on 1 January 1862 in Paul, Newlyn, Cornwall, England. The marriage record shows they were married by banns. Charles Varbes (incorrect spelling), 22 was a gardener of Stable Hobba (Father: Benjamin Barnes, Gardener). Mary Ann Maddern 22 was of Newlyn (Father: Thomas Maddern, Agent). Witnesses to the marriage were Thomas Maddern, Catherine Maddern.
  • Charles Barnes and Mary Ann Maddern immigrated to Moreton Bay, Queensland, on 7 April 1862. The ship "Mortmorrency" had departed Plymouth, Devon on 4th January 1862.
  • Robin Smith wrote about the Barnes brothers in his book "Crows Nest History".
    "Among the first settlers in Crow's Nest were the brothers, Charles and John Barnes. Charlie was born in Cornwall, England 1839. In 1862 he married Mary Ann Maddern and the same day took her aboard the "Mortmeronsa", bound for Queensland. His first job was at Coomrith Station on the Mooney. 1863 was a year of drought and in 1864 he resolved to move to Toowoomba. After setting out with a dray and two horses the drought broke and it rained every day of the journey and one night he awakened to find water surging around the bunk. His next work was on the railway between Ipswich and Toowoomba. He was employed on the Liverpool tunnel and was in Ballard's camp at the time of the big strike. In 1866 he took up thirty acres of land at Gowrie Creek, near the present asylum, where he carried on dairying until 1879 ?. In 1875, together with his brother land was selected at Crow's Nest and he and his family shifted to Penzance where he lived until he retired.

    Just after settling on his selection he was startled one morning while ploughing, to see a woman emerge from the bush wild eyed and muttering: "Oh my children, my children" It was Mrs Egan. It transpired that she had gone for the cows, leaving her three children at their bush home. The poor soul had been wondering for three days. Her boots had been discarded to ease her feet and strips of her dress had been torn off and bound round her feet when they had become torn and bleeding. It was the barking of Barnes' dog which saved her life. Charles Barnes died in Crow's Nest on 31 October 1925

    John Barnes was born in 1843 and about 1863 he left Cornwall to join Charles at Coomrith and arrived there in time to accompany him on his journey to Toowoomba. John then followed mining at Bendigo, Stanthorpe, and Palmer River. Whilst operating a mine at the latter place his two mates died and he contracted ague. He left the field and walked to Cooktown. He started with a new pair of boots, but they were worn out before he reached Cooktown. Fear of blacks kept him from lighting a fire throughout the journey, so he subsisted on flour mixed with water. From Cooktown he caught a boat to Brisbane in 1875 and rejoined his brother at Gowrie Creek. It was then they in partnership, selected Penzance; and when, in the early 80's John took up a selection at Emu Creek, they dissolved the partnership. Charles keeping Penzance and John taking the cattle. The property, eventually 1280 acres was named "Hinton".

  • In March 1877, Charles Barnes enrolled his son Charles John Barnes in the Crow's Nest Provisional School. Charles jnr was 12 years old. His siblings Jane 10, Joseph 8, William 6 and Emily 4 also started at the new school. The teacher was William Jenkinson who was untrained and had to cope with an under-equipped school. There were no blackboards, slates, books etc. He left a few months later and was replaced by David Moylan.
  • On 2 October 1882,his wife, Mary Ann Maddern died in Rosella Farm, Gowrie Creek, Queensland, at age 42. Mary Ann died from typhoid fever just three and a half weeks after her nineth child Ida May was born.
  • Charles Barnes attested that John Maddern and Mary Ann Cossart had lived on, and improved their selection Kedron Brook before gaining the Deed of Grant on 18 August 1884; John and Mary Ann Maddern obtained the Deed of Grant to Kedron Brook. In the five years he had worked on the land he had added a home worth £40.00.00; 1/2 acres of garden valued at £20.00.00; 1/4 mile of paling fences to the value of £20.00.00 and two miles of rail fence valued at £80.00.00 - a total of £160.00.00. Charles Barnes and F A Michell attested to John's residency, and the improvements he had made over the five years.
  • In 1886 Charles Barnes was paying rates to the Crow's Nest Shire Council for Portion 1289, and area of 788 acres.
  • He appeared on the Legislative Assembly - Aubigny Electoral Roll in 1900 living at Penzance Vale, Crow's Nest. His qualification to vote was that he was a freeholder of the area.
  • In 1901 he was listed in the Queensland Post Office Directory as a farmer living at Crow's Nest.
  • He and Pricilla (Jane) Barnes appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Crow's Nest. Charles was a farmer and most likely his daughter Priscilla kept house for him.
  • Charles Barnes and Pricilla (Jane) Barnes appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Crow's Nest. Charles was a farmer and his daugher Priscilla carried out home duties.
  • Charles Barnes and Charles John Barnes appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Crow's Nest. He was a farmer. His son Charles John also farmed at Crow's Nest.
  • Charles Barnes died on 31 October 1925 in Anduramba, Crow's Nest, Queensland, at age 86.
  • He was buried after 31 October 1925 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.
  • On 6 November 1925 Charles Barnes's obituary appeared in Charles's obituary appeared in The Courier Mail. It read:- "The death is announced of another of the pioneers of Crow's Nest, Mr. Charles Barnes, who passed away at Anduramba on October 31, at the age of 86 years. Deceased was born at Tredavoe, Cornwall, England, on August 31, 1839, and was married to Miss Mary Ann Maddern on January 1, 1862. The young couple sailed from England on the day following their marriage in the sailing ship The Mount Merenza, and landed in Brisbane on May 3, 1862. After spending two days in Brisbane, they proceeded to Coomrith station, the journey, which was accomplished in a horse dray, taking three weeks. Deceased spent about 12 months on this station, which was principally a sheep station, and then decided to leave the station. They had a very hard journey, as rain commenced to fall on January 3, and continued intermittently for seven weeks. The Mooney and Condamine rivers were in flood, and it took the late Mr. and Mrs. Barnes nearly seven weeks to reach Toowoomba. Deceased secured work in the Liverpool tunnel during the construction of the railway line between Ipswich and Toowoomba. In 1866 he took up land at Gowrie Creek, near Toowoomba, where he carried on farming and fruit growing until 1879, when he removed to Crow's Nest, and took up land on which he carried on dairying and cattle raising practically to the time of his death. The late Mr. Barnes's wife predeceased him 43 years ago. Deceased leaves seven children, 51 grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren. The sons and daughters are Charles, Joseph, and William (Anduramba), and Walter (Yarraman); Mrs. F. Greenslade (Kingaroy); Mrs. W. Auld (Nundah), and Mrs C. Deeth (Pechey).". It read:- (an unknown value.)
  • The Methodist Church in Crow's Nest erected memorial plaques to early Crow's Nest Pioneers on the Church fence. Charles & Mary Ann's names were amongst them, as was their daugher's Jane.

Children of Charles Barnes and Mary Ann Maddern

Charles John Barnes

M, b. 13 November 1863, d. 1 October 1952
  • Charles John Barnes was born on 13 November 1863 in Caumaroo, Condamine, Queensland, Australia.
  • He was the son of Charles Barnes and Mary Ann Maddern.
  • Charles John Barnes commenced school at Crow's Nest Provisional School in March 1877. Charles jnr was 12 years old. His siblings Jane 10, Joseph 8, William 6 and Emily 4 also started at the new school. The teacher was William Jenkinson who was untrained and had to cope with an under-equipped school. There were no blackboards, slates, books etc. He left a few months later and was replaced by David Moylan.
  • On 2 October 1882,Charles John Barnes's mother, Mary Ann Maddern died in Rosella Farm, Gowrie Creek, Queensland, at age 42. Mary Ann died from typhoid fever just three and a half weeks after her nineth child Ida May was born.
  • Charles John Barnes witnessed the marriage of Walter Leslie Barnes and Emma Smallbone on 12 November 1901 in Anduramba, Crow's Nest, Queensland; Walter and Emma were married at the home of her parents at Anduramba. His brother Charlie and sister May were part of the ceremony which was conducted by Rev Charles Wesley. At the time Walter was a farmer and lived at Anduramba.
  • Charles John Barnes appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Crow's Nest. Charles was a farmer.
  • At the age of 42 years, 4 months and 15 days, Charles John Barnes married Sarah Jane Wilkin, daughter of William Wilkin and Eliza Wilkin, on 28 March 1906 in Brenton, Grapetree, Queensland. The wedding and reception took place at the home of Joe and Lou Barnes.
  • Charles John Barnes and Sarah Jane Wilkin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Crow's Nest. Charles was a farmer.
  • On 15 August 1924,his wife, Sarah Jane Wilkin died in Crow's Nest at age 47.
  • Charles John Barnes and Charles Barnes appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Crow's Nest. He was a farmer. His son Charles John also farmed at Crow's Nest.
  • Charles John Barnes appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Crow's Nest. He was a farmer.
  • Charles John Barnes died on 1 October 1952 in Brisbane at age 88.
  • He was buried on 2 October 1952 in South Brisbane Cemetery, Dutton Park. He was buried in Portion A grave 404B.

Children of Charles John Barnes and Sarah Jane Wilkin

Clara Beatrice Barnes

F, b. 1882, d. 1967
  • Clara Beatrice Barnes was born in 1882 in Queensland.
  • At the age of 39 years, Clara Beatrice Barnes married John Auld, son of Archibald Auld and Catherine Heaps, in 1921 in Queensland.
  • Clara Beatrice Barnes and John Auld appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Crow's Nest. He was a timber getter. Clara gave her address as Glen Retreat, Crow's Nest.
  • In 1953,her husband, John Auld died in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • Clara Beatrice Barnes died in 1967. She was the daughter of James Barnes and Nanny Dennis.

Cleve Barnes

M, b. 28 December 1915, d. 25 February 1945
  • Cleve Barnes was born on 28 December 1915 in Crow's Nest, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Charles John Barnes and Sarah Jane Wilkin.
  • Cleve Barnes appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Crow's Nest. He was a farm labourer.
  • He began military service on 25 July 1943 in Blackbutt. He listed his next of kin as Mary C Barnes of Blackbutt. His service number was QX55933 (Q103328). He was a Corporal in the 25th Australian Infantry Battalion at the time of his death.
  • Cleve Barnes died on 25 February 1945 in New Guinea at age 29.
  • He was buried in Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery.

Clifford Charles John Barnes

M, b. 14 February 1902, d. 2 November 1975
  • Clifford Charles John Barnes was born on 14 February 1902 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Joseph Barnes and Annie Louisa Death.
  • In 1911, Clifford Charles John Barnes moved with his parents Joseph Barnes and Annie Louisa Death to Anduramba, Crow's Nest. They commenced dairying on a property they named "Melorose."

  • On 7 May 1912, Clifford Charles John Barnes and Victor Francis Barnes commenced school at Anduramba State School. Cliff was 10 years 3 months old. . Victor was 8 years and 10 months. Both boys left the school in October 1914. They were of the Methodist faith and their father Joseph, was a farmer.
  • Clifford Charles John 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.
  • Clifford Charles John Barnes appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Anduramba. He was a farmer.
  • Around 1935, Clifford Charles John Barnes's father Joseph Barnessubdivided his farm (Portion 23, Parish of Anduramba) and gave each of his three sons Les, Cliff and Vic, a portion.

  • At the age of 37 years, 8 months and 14 days, Clifford Charles John Barnes married Ivy (Grace) Ellen Littleton, daughter of Wesley George Littleton and Alice Mary Parker, on 28 October 1939.
  • Clifford Charles John Barnes and Ivy (Grace) Ellen Littleton appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Anduramba, Crow's Nest. Cliff was a farmer.
  • Clifford Charles John Barnes died on 2 November 1975 in Queensland at age 73.
  • He was buried on 4 November 1975 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Dorothy Jane Barnes

F, b. 27 November 1908, d. 26 August 1992
  • Dorothy Jane Barnes was born on 27 November 1908 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Walter Leslie Barnes and Emma Smallbone.
  • She attended the Tanduringie State School and then the Upper Yarraman State School.
    Dot never married, suffering poor mental health for most of her life. She was eventually admitted to Goodna Mental Hospital in 1950. She stayed in care for the rest of her life.
  • Dorothy Jane Barnes died on 26 August 1992 in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 83.
  • She was cremated and her ashes were interred in her mother’s grave at the Nanango Cemetery.

Elizabeth Barnes

F, b. 3 December 1881, d. 3 January 1963
  • Elizabeth Barnes was born on 3 December 1881 in Cornwall, England.
  • She was the daughter of Benjamin Barnes and Mary Batten.
  • Elizabeth Barnes was baptized on 17 January 1882 in St Peter's Chruch, Newlyn. She was baptised with her four year old brother Harold. Ben was a labourer of Newlyn.
  • She immigrated in 1883 to Victoria with Benjamin Barnes and Mary Batten. Ben and Mary travelled with their three children Matilda, Harold and Elizabeth. They lived for some time at Port Arlington in Victoria, then Benny ran a dairy at Dalesford. They also ran a boarding house. Around 1909 Benny, Mary and Elizabeth moved to Queensland and settled at Ravensbourne on land opposite the Ravensbourne Park & Recreational Area. They wroked a small crop farm and sold produce locally. Ben and Mary moved back to Victoria around 1927.

  • At the age of 29 years and 4 months, Elizabeth Barnes married William Richard Harriss, son of Amos Harriss and Virginia Prewer-Docking, on 3 April 1911 in St Lukes Church, Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • Elizabeth Barnes and William Richard Harriss appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Ravensbourne. William was shown as a labourer.
  • Elizabeth Barnes and William Richard Harriss appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1921 living at Ravensbourne. William was a labourer and Elizabeth carried out home duties. His brothers Amos and Nathaniel were a farmers at Ravensbourne and mother Virginia and sister Elsie carried out home duties.
  • Elizabeth Barnes and William Richard Harriss appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1928 and 1935 living at Ravensbourne. William was a labourer and Elizabeth carried out home duties. His brother Amos was a farmer at Ravensbourne and mother Virginia carried out home duties.
  • Elizabeth Barnes and William Richard Harriss appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Ravensbourne. William was a farmer and Elizabeth carried out home duties. Their son Amos was also a farmer.
  • Elizabeth Barnes and William Richard Harriss appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Ravensbourne. William was a farmer and Elizabeth carried out home duties. They didn't appear on the roll in 1954.
  • On 20 February 1961,her husband, William Richard Harriss died in Queensland at age 78.
  • Elizabeth Barnes died on 3 January 1963 in Toowoomba at age 81.
  • She was buried on 4 January 1963 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. CE5A-009-0024.

Children of Elizabeth Barnes and William Richard Harriss

Elizabeth Ann Barnes

F, b. 7 August 1853

Elizabeth Jane Barnes

F, b. circa 1846
  • Elizabeth Jane Barnes was born circa 1846.
  • She was the daughter of Benjamin Prowse Barnes and Jane Badcock.
  • Elizabeth Jane Barnes was baptized on 15 November 1846 in Paul, Cornwall, England.

Ellen Matilda Barnes

F, b. 7 January 1877, d. 3 January 1973
  • Ellen Matilda Barnes was also known as Nell.
  • She was born on 7 January 1877 in Rosella Farm, Gowrie Creek, Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Barnes and Mary Ann Maddern.
  • On 2 October 1882,Ellen Matilda Barnes's mother, Mary Ann Maddern died in Rosella Farm, Gowrie Creek, Queensland, at age 42. Mary Ann died from typhoid fever just three and a half weeks after her nineth child Ida May was born.
  • Ellen Matilda Barnes witnessed the marriage of Joseph Barnes and Annie Louisa Death on 17 September 1895 in Merritts Creek Church; Witnesses to the marriage were Louisa's brother Charles Burton Death and Ellen Matilda Barnes, Joseph's sister.
  • At the age of 21 years, 5 months and 14 days, Ellen Matilda Barnes married Charles Burton Death, son of John Death and Catherine (Kitty) Harrington, on 21 June 1898 in Penzance Vale, Crow's Nest, Queensland. After their marriage they went to live on Charleies property at Grapetree.
  • Ellen Matilda Barnes and Charles Burton Death appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Hampton. Charles was a farmer.
  • Ellen Matilda Barnes and Charles Burton Death appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1909 living at Lyndale, Hampton. Charles was a farmer. His parents also lived at Hampton.
  • Ellen Matilda Barnes and Charles Burton Death appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1913 and 1930 living at Pechey. He was a farmer and she carried out home duties.
  • In October 1919 her name was legally changed to Deeth.
  • Ellen Matilda Barnes died on 3 January 1973 in Toowoomba, Queensland, at age 95.
  • She was buried on 5 January 1973 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Ellen Matilda Barnes and Charles Burton Death

Emily Barnes

F, b. circa 1835
  • Emily Barnes was born circa 1835 in Paul, Cornwall, England.
  • She was the daughter of Benjamin Prowse Barnes and Jane Badcock.
  • Emily Barnes was baptized on 15 May 1835 in Paul, Cornwall, England.

Emily Mary Barnes

F, b. 12 April 1872, d. 10 May 1969
  • Emily Mary Barnes was born on 12 April 1872 in Gowrie Creek, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Barnes and Mary Ann Maddern.
  • Emily Mary Barnes commenced school at Crow's Nest Provisional School in March 1877. Emily was 4 years old. Her siblings Charles 12, Jane 10, Joseph 8, and William 6 also started at the new school. The teacher was William Jenkinson who was untrained and had to cope with an under-equipped school. There were no blackboards, slates, books etc. He left a few months later and was replaced by David Moylan.
  • On 2 October 1882,Emily Mary Barnes's mother, Mary Ann Maddern died in Rosella Farm, Gowrie Creek, Queensland, at age 42. Mary Ann died from typhoid fever just three and a half weeks after her nineth child Ida May was born.
  • At the age of 19 years and 24 days, Emily Mary Barnes married Francis James Greenslade, son of Daniel Greenslade and Sarah Smith, on 6 May 1891 in St James Church, Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • Emily Mary Barnes and Francis James Greenslade appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Queen Street, Crow's Nest. Frank was a farmer.
  • Emily Mary Barnes died on 10 May 1969 in Kingaroy, Queensland, at age 97.

Children of Emily Mary Barnes and Francis James Greenslade

Emily Mary Barnes

F, b. 22 June 1910, d. 1 June 2009
  • Emily Mary Barnes was born on 22 June 1910 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Walter Leslie Barnes and Emma Smallbone.
  • She started school at Tanduringie and later attended the Upper Yarraman State School.
    Emily’s mother died in May 1924 and by September Gladys had to leave school to help on the farm. She stayed on the farm until 1936 when she moved to Stanthorpe where she worked as a cook for a private family. In 1940 she went to Maryborough where she trained as an obstetric nurse.
  • At the age of 31 years and 6 days, Emily Mary Barnes married Wilber Stanley James Grimmett, son of Ira Stanley Grimmett and Miriam Ethel Jenner, on 28 June 1941 in Queensland. The couple made their home at “Neumgna” for the next five years before eventually moving to Mt Beppo to run a dairy, pig and crop farm. Three children were born to Miney and Wilbur.They returned to Brooklands to farm for 15 years and eventually retired to Kingaroy.
  • On 1 January 2004,her husband, Wilber Stanley James Grimmett died in Kingaroy, Queensland.
  • In 2008 Emily Mary Barnes lived in "Orana"Nursing Home, Kingaroy.
  • Emily Mary Barnes died on 1 June 2009 at age 98.
  • She was buried on 4 June 2009 in Taabinga Cemetery. Lawn Section.
  • Emily Mary Barnes also went by the name of Miney.

Emma Barnes

F, b. 8 August 1903, d. 16 June 1995

Ernest James Barnes

M, b. 12 February 1899, d. 15 February 1978

Ethel Jane Barnes

F, b. 8 February 1888, d. 31 December 1976

Harriet Barnes (nee Thatcher) with her daughters Ethel Jane and Lilly Harriet (on right). Photo thanks to [raydell]
  • Ethel Jane Barnes was born on 8 February 1888 in Emu Creek, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Barnes and Harriet Ann Thatcher.
  • Ethel Jane Barnes's name was added to the list of children likely to attend the proposed new Mossview School (Bum Bum Creek) that was to be established on land donated by Frank Gillies at Emu Creek by her father, John Barnes and Harriet Ann Thatcher on 29 August 1892
    ; John added the names of his children Lillian 6, and Ethel 5 to the list of children likely to attend the proposed new Moss View School that was to be established on land donated by Frank Gillies at Emu Creek. He lived on Portion 12 about 3 miles from the site. The children had never attended school.
  • At the age of 21 years, 11 months and 25 days, Ethel Jane Barnes married William White, son of Charles White and Sarah Arnold, on 2 February 1910 in Emu Creek, Queensland. They had a total of nine children.
  • Ethel Jane Barnes and William White appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Pinelands. William was a farmer and Ethel carried out domestic duties.
  • Ethel Jane Barnes and William White appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1930 living at Pinelands. William was a farmer.
  • On 17 May 1934,her husband, William White died in Queensland. His burial records show he was 62 years old, not 59.
  • Ethel Jane Barnes and William White appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Crow's Nest. Ethel gave her address as Pinelands. William was a farmer.
  • On 2 April 1957,her husband, William White died in Queensland at age 74.
  • Ethel Jane Barnes died on 31 December 1976 in Queensland at age 88.
  • She was buried on 4 January 1977 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Ethel Jane Barnes and William White