Matilda Isamberg Klopsch

F, b. 1851, d. 26 March 1914
  • Matilda Isamberg Klopsch was born in 1851. She was the daughter of      Charles Joseph Isamberg and Annie Kruger.
  • At the age of 37 years, Matilda Isamberg Klopsch married Edward Heinrich Beutel on 14 February 1888 in Toowoomba, Queensland. It was Matilda's second marriage.
  • On 8 November 1899,her husband, Edward Heinrich Beutel died in Queensland.
  • Matilda Isamberg Klopsch died on 26 March 1914 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 27 March 1914 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. RCOLD1-017-0027.

Children of Matilda Isamberg Klopsch and Edward Heinrich Beutel

Frederica Klotsin

F, b. between 1810 and 1811, d. 1898
  • Frederica Klotsin was born between 1810 and 1811 in Germany.
  • Frederica Klotsin married Joachim Wassmund circa 1835.
  • Frederica Klotsin and Joachim Wassmund immigrated to Moreton Bay on 31 January 1862. Joachim and Frederica travelled on the Cesar Godeffroy from Hamburg with their children.
  • In 1887,her husband, Joachim Wassmund died in Queensland.
  • Frederica Klotsin died in 1898 in Queensland.

Children of Frederica Klotsin and Joachim Wassmund

Auguste Fredricke Knack

F, b. 1861, d. 1924
  • Auguste Fredricke Knack was born in 1861 in Germany.
  • She was the daughter of Heinrich Knack and Maria Franchesca Weeck/Feck.
  • Auguste Fredricke Knack immigrated on 4 September 1877 to Queensland with Johann Jannusch and Maria Franchesca Weeck/Feck. Johann 34, and Maria 42, travelled on the Charles Dickens which departed from Hamburg. With them were Henriette aged 9, Bertha aged 6, Herman 3 and Ferdinand 1. The surname for the children was spelt JAMMUSCH or JAMNUSCH. Also Maria's children from a previous KNACK marriage travelled with them - Johanne 22, Auguste 16 and Hermine 20.
  • At the age of 33 years, Auguste Fredricke Knack married Johann Heinrich Rosin in 1894 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • Auguste Fredricke Knack died in 1924 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Heinrich Knack

M, b. circa 1830, d. circa 1865
  • Heinrich Knack was born circa 1830.
  • Heinrich Knack married Maria Franchesca Weeck/Feck circa 1854 in Germany.
  • Heinrich Knack died circa 1865.

Children of Heinrich Knack and Maria Franchesca Weeck/Feck

Hermine Emilia Knack

F, b. 1857, d. 1925
  • Hermine Emilia Knack was born in 1857 in Germany.
  • She was the daughter of Heinrich Knack and Maria Franchesca Weeck/Feck.
  • Hermine Emilia Knack immigrated on 4 September 1877 to Queensland with Johann Jannusch and Maria Franchesca Weeck/Feck. Johann 34, and Maria 42, travelled on the Charles Dickens which departed from Hamburg. With them were Henriette aged 9, Bertha aged 6, Herman 3 and Ferdinand 1. The surname for the children was spelt JAMMUSCH or JAMNUSCH. Also Maria's children from a previous KNACK marriage travelled with them - Johanne 22, Auguste 16 and Hermine 20.
  • At the age of 28 years, Hermine Emilia Knack married Tobias Ernst Metzger in 1885 in Queensland.
  • Hermine Emilia Knack died in 1925 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Johanne Louisa Bertha Knack

F, b. 1855
  • Johanne Louisa Bertha Knack was born in 1855 in Germany.
  • She was the daughter of Heinrich Knack and Maria Franchesca Weeck/Feck.
  • Johanne Louisa Bertha Knack immigrated on 4 September 1877 to Queensland with Johann Jannusch and Maria Franchesca Weeck/Feck. Johann 34, and Maria 42, travelled on the Charles Dickens which departed from Hamburg. With them were Henriette aged 9, Bertha aged 6, Herman 3 and Ferdinand 1. The surname for the children was spelt JAMMUSCH or JAMNUSCH. Also Maria's children from a previous KNACK marriage travelled with them - Johanne 22, Auguste 16 and Hermine 20.
  • At the age of 24 years, Johanne Louisa Bertha Knack married Martiine August Carl Emile Jensen in 1879 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Maria Franciska Knack

F, b. 1863, d. 1946
  • Maria Franciska Knack was born in 1863 in Lobren, Prussia. She was the daughter of Henerick Knack and Maria Fick.
  • At the age of 20 years, Maria Franciska Knack married Frederick Mathias Christy Schefe, son of Mathias Johann Jochim Schefe and Sophia Catherina Frese, in 1883 in Queensland. They settled at Muniganeen, also known as Prickly Pear Gully (between Goombungee and Meringandan.)
  • In 1893 Maria Franciska Knack and Frederick Mathias Christy Schefe lived in Bergen. where they took over Fred's brother's selection. John had been drowned during a flood the year before. Here they built a slab hut with a large fireplace big enough to hold the camp oven used to bake the bread. The vine scrub was felled, cleared and planted to enable dairying to commence. The cream, sometimes only a small amount, was sent to the depot near the Bergen school. It was then sent to Meringandan, and from there by rail to the Silverwood Butter Factory in Toowoomba. A factory was later built at Crow's Nest and then one at Goombungee. Fred was director of the factory until it closed.
    Fred was the Chairman of the Bergen School committee. He was also involved with the Farmer's Union and the Goombungee-Haden Show Committee.
    Meanwhile Mary ran the local Post Office for a number of years. The mail would arrived by pack horse and was sorted for neighbours to collect three times a week.
  • Maria Franciska Knack and Frederick Mathias Christy Schefe appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Bergen. Fred was a farmer and Mary, as she was known, carrried out domestic duties.
  • On 29 June 1918,their son, Henry Christie Schefe died in France.
  • Maria Franciska Knack and Frederick Mathias Christy Schefe appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1937 living at Murra Murra. Frederick was a farmer. He gave his address as Neuve while Mary gave hers as Murra Murra.
  • In July 1940,her husband, Frederick Mathias Christy Schefe died in Queensland at age 81.
  • Maria Franciska Knack died in 1946 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 2 February 1946 in Bergen Djuan Cemetery.

Children of Maria Franciska Knack and Frederick Mathias Christy Schefe

Charlotte Lousie Knight

F, b. 12 September 1905, d. 14 May 1984
  • Charlotte Lousie Knight was born on 12 September 1905 in Euroa, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William Edward Knight and Daisy Lewington.
  • Charlotte Lousie Knight died on 14 May 1984 in Toowoomba, Queensland, at age 78.

Cyril Ernest Knight

M, b. 1906, d. 6 September 1990
  • Cyril Ernest Knight was born in 1906 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Knight and Louisa Ethel (Lucy) Bidgood.
  • Cyril Ernest Knight appeared on the Electoral Roll with William Knight and Louisa Ethel (Lucy) Bidgood in 1930 in Beulah, Pechey. William was a farmer. Their sons Eric and Cyril were labourers.
  • At the age of 29 years, Cyril Ernest Knight married Joy Deeth, daughter of Charles Burton Death and Ellen Matilda Barnes, on 10 August 1935 in Neil Street Methodist Church, Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • Cyril Ernest Knight and Joy Deeth appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1943 and 1949 living at Pinelands. Cyril was a farmer.
  • Cyril Ernest Knight and Joy Deeth appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at Pinelands. Cyril was a farmer.
  • Cyril Ernest Knight died on 6 September 1990.
  • He was buried on 8 September 1990 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Daisy May Knight

F, b. 16 March 1911

Doris Ann Knight

F, b. 1905, d. 23 September 1991

Doris Ann Knight (1905-1991). Taken 1920's. Photo thanks to Jean B.
  • Doris Ann Knight was born in 1905 in Euroa, Victoria.
  • She was the daughter of William Edward Knight and Daisy Lewington.
  • At the age of 21 years, Doris Ann Knight married Cecil Vaschina, son of Johann Vaschina and Martha Wilhemine Tegge, on 9 February 1926 in Queensland.
  • Doris Ann Knight and Cecil Vaschina appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Percy Street, Warwick. Cecil was a railway employee.
  • Doris Ann Knight and Cecil Vaschina appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1931 living at Emu Creek. Cecil was a farmer.
  • Doris Ann Knight and Cecil Vaschina ran a dairy farm at Emu Creek about 20 kilometers north of Crows Nest. They added to the original block by buying more land from Joe Adams in 1947 and August Graving in 1951. After they retired to Crows Nest, the farm was run by one of their sons in 1961 and was the only dairy farm still in operation in the area in the 1990's.
  • Doris Ann Knight and Cecil Vaschina appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Emu Creek. Cecil was a farmer.
  • Doris Ann Knight and Cecil Vaschina appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at 7 Connell Street, Toowoomba. Cecil was a farmer. Their children Keith a carrier and Vivienne, a trained nurse, lived with them.
  • Doris Ann Knight and Cecil Vaschina appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1963 and 1972 living at Pinelands Road, Crow's Nest. Cecil was a farmer. Their son Keith, also a farmer lived with them.
  • On 15 August 1983,her husband, Cecil Vaschina died in Queensland at age 81.
  • Doris Ann Knight died on 23 September 1991 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.
  • She was buried on 25 September 1991 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Eric William Knight

M, b. 1903

Ethel Mary Knight

F, b. December 1877, d. 1959
  • Ethel Mary Knight's birth was registered in the Holybourne, Hampshire Registration District in the December 1877 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of William Knight and Elizabeth Browning.
  • Ethel Mary Knight immigrated on 14 September 1883 to Queensland with William Knight and Elizabeth Browning. William 33, Eliza 17?, Robert 15, Margaret 9, Mary 5, Lucy 7 and William 8 travelled on the Nowshera.
  • At the age of 31 years, Ethel Mary Knight married Edward Baker in 1909 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • At the time of the death of her brother Robert Arthur Knight, Ethel Mary Knight was an ensign in the Salvation Army in Sydney. South Coast Bulletin.
  • Ethel Mary Knight died in 1959 in Parramatta, New South Wales.

Eva Alison Knight

F, b. 3 July 1915, d. 9 January 2008

Eva Alison Maddern (nee Knight) (1915-2008). Photo taken 2005
  • Eva Alison Knight was born on 3 July 1915 in Condamine, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William Edward Knight and Daisy Lewington.
  • Eva started work with a doctor in Miles. Later she worked as a home helper for a Mrs Bishop who lived near her sisters Louise Topp's property in the Condamine district. She went on a cruise from Brisbane to Tasmania when she was about 21. Mrs Tesse, who owned the place where all the babies were born in the Condamine district, including Eva and her siblings Grace, Daisy and Ralph travelled with her on the cruise. She spent 12 months working in Sydney and living with her aunt. Before her marriage she worked for both Doris and Grace in their homes
    Eva met Bill Maddern in 1932 when she was 17 and bridesmaid for her sister Grace and Bill was best man for his friend Bill Miller. They were engaged in March 1940.
  • Eva was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Grace Matilda Knight and Leonard Christian (Bill) Miller, son of George Frederick (Michael) Muller and Maria Margaretha Magdelina (Mary) Hoffmann, on 12 February 1934; Eva Knight and Bill Maddern were attendants at the wedding.
  • Eva Alison Knight appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1936 and 1937 living at 8 Drayton Street, Toowoomba. She carried out home duties.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll with Daisy Lewington and Ralph Norman Knight in 1937 in Coolamalla Creek. Ralph was a labourer. Daisy's son Raymond, a labourer and his wife Ruby lived with them. William had moved toToowoomba.
  • At the age of 25 years, 3 months and 6 days, Eva Alison Knight married John William (Willie or Bill) Maddern, son of Egbert Thomas Spencer Lower Maddern and Alice Ann Gillies, on 9 October 1940 in Emu Creek Methodist Church, Queensland. Details of the wedding appeared in the local Toowoomba paper -
    WEDDING MADDERN-KNIGHT
    The Emu Creek Methodist Church which had been decorated, was the scene of a pretty wedding on Wednesday October 9, when Miss Eva Alison Knight, the youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs W E Knight of Toowoomba, was united in the bonds of holy matrimony to Mr John William Maddern, eldest son of Mr and Mrs E Maddern, "Glenmore", Emu Creek.
    The bride looked charming in a gown of off-white satin. The tight fitting bodice featured a pointed waistline and cowl front, and was finished with self-coloured buttons and loops. the full circular skirt falling in a long graceful train. She wore a pretty lace veil kindly lent by Mrs E Hillenberg of Crows Nest, a friend of the bride, and carried a trailing bouquet of arum lilies.
    Miss Evelyn Maddern, sister of the bridegroom, who acted as bridesmaid, wore a dainty frock of powder blue georgette. She carried a bouquet of Rev F Page Roberts roses and daisies.
    The bridegroom was attended by Mr J Kelly as best man.
    After the ceremony, at which Rev S G Monro officiated, a reception was held at the residence of Mrs C Vaschina, a sister of the bride. The brides mother, who received the guests, wore a becoming frock of black silk sheer. She added a matching hat and accessories and carried a posy of blue delphiniums. The bridegroom's mother favoured a handsome floral georgette and navy had and carried a posy of red
    roses.
  • Eva Alison Knight witnessed the Military of John William (Willie or Bill) Maddern on 19 July 1942 in Pittsworth; His service number was Q225236. He was living at Yarranlea at the time. He gave his next of kin as Eva Maddern. He was discharged on 9 August 1944 with the rank of Private in the 7th Battalion Volunteer Defence Force.
  • Eva Alison Knight lived in Simmamon Village Retirement Home.
  • Eva Alison Knight died on 9 January 2008 in Sinnamon Park, Brisbane, at age 92.
  • She was cremated in Goodna Crematorium.

Florence Emma May Knight

F, b. 1 July 1890, d. 27 August 1975
  • Florence Emma May Knight was born on 1 July 1890 in Wellington, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of John Knight and Emma Brett.
  • At the age of 25 years, Florence Emma May Knight married Louis Herman (Lewis) Werner, son of Charles Frederick Werner and Catherine Rosina Geyer, in 1916 in Alburn, New South Wales.
  • Florence Emma May Knight and Louis Herman (Lewis) Werner appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Coogee, Bathurst Street, Condobolin, New South Wales. Lewis was a driller and Florence carried out home duties.
  • Florence Emma May Knight and Louis Herman (Lewis) Werner appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at 24 Canton Street, Canterbury, New South Wales. Lewis was a driller and Florence carried out home duties.
  • Florence Emma May Knight and Louis Herman (Lewis) Werner appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at 10 Taybank Street, Canterbury. Lewis was a driller and Florence carried out home duties. Their children John Lewis, a patternmaker and Vera Florence, as salesgirl and Edith Constance, a salesgirl also lived with them.
  • Florence Emma May Knight and Louis Herman (Lewis) Werner appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1963 living at 10 Phillips Avenue, Canterbury, Sydney, New South Wales. Lewis was still listed as a driller and Florence carried out home duties. Their son and his wife lived in Wearne Street, Canterbury.
  • In 1965,her husband, Louis Herman (Lewis) Werner died in Sydney Private Hospital, Ashfield, Sydney.
  • Florence Emma May Knight died on 27 August 1975 in New South Wales at age 85.

Child of Florence Emma May Knight and Louis Herman (Lewis) Werner

Grace Matilda Knight

F, b. 22 June 1908, d. March 2003

Grace Matilda Miller (1908-1925). Photo thanks to JB

John Knight

M, b. circa 1847, d. 1910
  • John Knight was born circa 1847 in Gravesend, Kent, England.
  • He immigrated to Sydney on 16 January 1859. He travelled to Australia with his family on the "Daphne."
  • John Knight married Emma Brett in 1866 in Araluen, New South Wales. They had a total of twelve children.
  • In 1895,his wife, Emma Brett died in Wellington, New South Wales.
  • John Knight died in 1910 in Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales.

Child of John Knight and Emma Brett

John Hashisson Knight

M, b. circa 1890
  • John Hashisson Knight was born circa 1890.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Pinelands, Crow's Nest. He was a labourer.
  • John Hashisson Knight married Elsie Bertha Schloss in 1925 in Queensland.

Leslie John Knight

M, b. 24 August 1917

Louis Edward Knight

M, b. 12 September 1905

Lucy Knight

F, b. June 1876, d. 1960
  • Lucy Knight was born in June 1876 in Holybourne, Hampshire.
  • She was the daughter of William Knight and Elizabeth Browning.
  • Lucy Knight immigrated on 14 September 1883 to Queensland with William Knight and Elizabeth Browning. William 33, Eliza 17?, Robert 15, Margaret 9, Mary 5, Lucy 7 and William 8 travelled on the Nowshera.
  • Lucy Knight appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Clay Farm, Crow's Nest. She carried out home duties.
  • At the time of the death of her brother Robert Arthur Knight, Lucy Knight was living in a Matron at the Salvation Army Boys Home in Brisbane. South Coast Bulletin.
  • Lucy Knight died in 1960 in Wahroonga, Horsnby, New South Wales.

Margaret Elizabeth Knight

F, b. 19 June 1873, d. 1953
  • Margaret Elizabeth Knight was born on 19 June 1873 in Holybourne, Hampshire.
  • She was the daughter of William Knight and Elizabeth Browning.
  • Margaret Elizabeth Knight immigrated on 14 September 1883 to Queensland with William Knight and Elizabeth Browning. William 33, Eliza 17?, Robert 15, Margaret 9, Mary 5, Lucy 7 and William 8 travelled on the Nowshera.
  • At the age of 28 years, 2 months and 2 days, Margaret Elizabeth Knight married George Gant on 21 August 1901 in Toowoomba. Margaret was a 27 year old domestic servant born Alton, Hampshire and living in Toowoomba. Her parents were William Knight, a blacksmith and Margaret Elizabeth Browning. George was a 29 year old bachelor born Linconshire, a bookmaker, son of William Gant, a railway lengthsman and Elizabeth Rowbotham.
  • At the time of the death of her brother Robert Arthur Knight, Margaret Elizabeth Knight was living in Brisbane. South Coast Bulletin.
  • Margaret Elizabeth Knight died in 1953 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Murial Constance Knight

F, b. 1916, d. 22 August 1984

Ralph Norman Knight

M, b. 13 August 1917, d. 11 July 1948
  • Ralph Norman Knight was born on 13 August 1917 in Condamine, Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Edward Knight and Daisy Lewington.
  • Ralph Norman Knight appeared on the Electoral Roll with William Edward Knight and Daisy Lewington in 1936 in Coolamalla Creek, Condamine. William was a farmer. Son Raymond was a labouerer as was his brother Ralph.
  • Ralph Norman Knight and Daisy Lewington appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1937 living at Coolamalla Creek. Ralph was a labourer. Daisy's son Raymond, a labourer and his wife Ruby lived with them. William had moved toToowoomba.
  • Ralph Norman Knight died on 11 July 1948 in Queensland at age 30.

Raymond Francis Knight

M, b. 22 April 1907, d. 25 October 1994
  • Raymond Francis Knight was born on 22 April 1907 in Euroa, Victoria.
  • He was the son of William Edward Knight and Daisy Lewington.
  • When Ray was just a baby his parents moved to Condamine from Victoria. His parents split up in 1932 and most of the family moved closer to Crow's Nest and Emu Creek. Ray went back to his uncles place at Uranquilty in southern NSW when he grew up. There he learned to break horses, and later worked his way around doing shearing, fencing and general farm work.
  • Raymond Francis Knight appeared on the Electoral Roll with William Edward Knight and Daisy Lewington in 1936 in Coolamalla Creek, Condamine. William was a farmer. Son Raymond was a labouerer as was his brother Ralph.
  • At the age of 28 years, 11 months and 30 days, Raymond Francis Knight married Ruby Catherine Maddern, daughter of Egbert Thomas Spencer Lower Maddern and Alice Ann Gillies, on 21 April 1936 in Neil Street Methodist Church, Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • In May 1936 when Ray and his wife were first married they lived with Cecil and Doris (Ray's sister) Vaschina at Emu Creek, until they got the old shearing shed to live in on Page's market garden farm where they grew vegetables for a living.
  • Raymond Francis Knight appeared on the Electoral Roll with Daisy Lewington and Ralph Norman Knight in 1937 in Coolamalla Creek. Ralph was a labourer. Daisy's son Raymond, a labourer and his wife Ruby lived with them. William had moved toToowoomba.
  • Raymond Francis Knight was enlisted in the Australian Army. His Service Number was QX5957. He enlisted in Toowoomba and gave his next of kin as his wife Ruby. He was discharged on 31 Jan 1944 with the rank of Private in the 2nd Anti tank Regiment
    on 8 June 1940 in Toowoomba.
  • He and Ruby Catherine Maddern moved to their first farm atAnduramba in August 1944. Their third daughter was due to be born on the day they were to shift into their first proper home. This farm previously belonged to Stan and Berry Smith.
  • Raymond Francis Knight moved to Gooroolba, Biggenden circa 1947.
  • He and Ruby Catherine Maddern appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Anduramba. Ray was a farmer.
  • Raymond Francis Knight moved to South Nanango in January 1951.The family stayed with Bill and Eva for about 6 weeks before they moved onto their new farm. Ray had dairy cows there until the late 1950's then relied on peanut farming as his main income.
  • He and Ruby Catherine Maddern moved to Southtown, Toowoomba in 1967.
  • Raymond Francis Knight moved to the War Veteran's Home, Caboolture in 1993.
  • Raymond Francis Knight died on 25 October 1994 in Caboolture at age 87.
  • He was cremated on 27 October 1994 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • After her death, Ray's ashes were buried with Ruby in the Kingaroy Cemetery on the 7th August 1996.

Robert Arthur Thomson Knight

M, b. 29 July 1867, d. 10 March 1933
  • Robert Arthur Thomson Knight was born on 29 July 1867 in Landport, Plymouth, Hampshire, England. He was the son of William Knight and Eliza Owen.
  • He was the son of William Knight and Eliza Owen.
  • Robert Arthur Thomson Knight immigrated on 14 September 1883 to Queensland with William Knight and Elizabeth Browning. William 33, Eliza 17?, Robert 15, Margaret 9, Mary 5, Lucy 7 and William 8 travelled on the Nowshera.
  • At the age of 26 years, 1 month and 3 days, Robert Arthur Thomson Knight married Mary Henderson on 1 September 1893 in Toowoomba, Queensland. Robert was a 25 year old mechanid? son of William Knight, a blacksmith and Eliza Owen, living at Hampton. Mary was 23 years old, a domestic living in Campbell Street, Toowoomba. Her parents were James Porter Henderson, a carrier and Margaret Jane McAnary. Robert gave his place of birth as Landport, Plymouth and Mary as Magherfiet, Co Derry, Ireland.
    Robert and Mary had eight children, some of whom were born at Pechey.
  • Robert Arthur Thomson Knight appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan, Crow's Nest. Robert was a farmer. They were not on the 1908 electoral roll for Crow's Nest.
  • On 10 March 1933 Robert Arthur Thomson Knight's obituary appeared in South Coast Bulletin. It read:- "OBITUARY- ROBERT ARTHUR KNIGHT.
    There passed away at his Residence Nerang street, early this morning, Mr. Robert A. Knight, late of Milmerran, aged 65 years. A native of Hampshire, Mr. Knight came out to Queensland over half a century ago. He went to West Australia for a period afterwards returning to Queensland where he commenced farming at Peachy (Crow's Nest), from which place he went to Toowoomba, remaining there about six years when he took up an area of land in the Milmerran scrub, being , one of the pioneers of that area. After about twenty years residence there he retired and three years ago, came to Southport with his wife and daughter to reside. Mr Knight was one of the best known men in the Milmerran district having been associated with all movements that made for progress. For three terms, in succession he filled the Worshipful Master's chair of the Milmerran United Masonic. Lodge, No. 219. His association with the Too woomba Ambulance centre extended over a quarter of a century, and dur ing his residence at Milmerran he re presented the Toowoomba centre officially in a honorary capacity.
    He leaves a widow, four sons and four daughters to mourn their loss and to whom sympathy is extended. The sons are Arthur (Brisbane), Robert and Norman (Milmerran), Ernest (Kingaroy), and the daughters, Miss Elsie Knight (Rockhampton), Mrs. J. Mooney (Toowoomba), Mrs. J. Funk ' (Milmerran), Miss Violet Knight (Southport).
    There are three sisters, Matron Knight (Salvation Army Boys' Home, Indooroopilly), Mrs. G. Gant (Brisbane), and Ensign Baker (New South Wales), and one brother, Mr. W. Knight (Peachey, Crow's Nest district). The funeral will move from the Southport Methodist Church tomorrow (Saturday afternoon for the Southport cemetery."
  • Robert Arthur Thomson Knight died on 10 March 1933 in Southport, Queensland, at age 65.
  • He was buried on 11 March 1933 in Southport Cemetery.

Robert William Knight

M, b. 14 February 1916, d. 6 September 1996
  • Robert William Knight was born on 14 February 1916 in Sydney, New South Wales.
  • At the age of 22 years, 7 months and 24 days, Robert William Knight married Elsie May Glover, daughter of Charles Glover and Emily Jane Parrish, on 8 October 1938 in North Sydney, New South Wales.
  • On 23 May 1994,his wife, Elsie May Glover died in Gosford, New South Wales, at age 81.
  • Robert William Knight died on 6 September 1996 in Gosford, New South Wales, at age 80.

Stella Knight

F, b. 1884, d. 1943
  • Stella Knight was born in 1884 in Windsor, Sydney, New South Wales. She was the daughter of Sarah Ann and William Charles KNIGHT.
  • At the age of 24 years, Stella Knight married Victor George Johnston, son of George Johnston and Margaret Ann McMahon, in 1908 in Granville, Sydney, New South Wales.
  • Stella Knight died in 1943 in Ashfield, Sydney, New South Wales.

Child of Stella Knight and Victor George Johnston

Walter Knight

M, b. circa 1875

William Knight

M, b. 1875, d. 19 November 1945
  • William Knight was born in 1875 in Holybourne, Hampshire, England.
  • He was the son of William Knight and Elizabeth Browning.
  • William Knight immigrated on 14 September 1883 to Queensland with William Knight and Elizabeth Browning. William 33, Eliza 17?, Robert 15, Margaret 9, Mary 5, Lucy 7 and William 8 travelled on the Nowshera.
  • At the age of 27 years, William Knight married Louisa Ethel (Lucy) Bidgood, daughter of Alfred William (Fred) Bidgood and Alice Gray, in 1902 in Queensland.
  • William Knight and Louisa Ethel (Lucy) Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Douglas. William was a farmer as was his father William who also lived in the Douglas area.
  • William Knight and Louisa Ethel (Lucy) Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1908 and 1913 living at Pechey. William was a farmer.
  • William Knight and Louisa Ethel (Lucy) Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Beulah, Pechey. William was a farmer. Their sons Eric and Cyril were labourers.
  • At the time of the death of his brother Robert Arthur Knight, William Knight a farmer at Pechey. South Coast Bulletin.
  • He and Louisa Ethel (Lucy) Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at "Beulah", Pechey. William was a farmer. Their sons Colin and Eric were a farm labourers. Their daughters Violet and Dorothy carried out home duties.
  • William Knight died on 19 November 1945 in Queensland.
  • He was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery.
  • Probate for his estate was granted on 16 December 1946. The Brisbane Courier reported:- "Probate was granted yesterday of the wills of William Knight, farmer, Pechey, realty £3000, per widow, Sherwood Road. Toowong, realty £1857, personalty £1161."

Children of William Knight and Louisa Ethel (Lucy) Bidgood