Jessie Florence Ludford

F, b. 2 March 1917, d. 4 May 1992
  • Jessie Florence Ludford was born on 2 March 1917 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Ernest Edward Ludford and Ellen Mary Bailey.
  • Her marriage to an unknown person was registered in the an unknown date Quarter Registration District. William John (Jack) Hill.
  • Jessie Florence Ludford died on 4 May 1992 in Western Australia at age 75.

Percy Albert Ludford

M, b. 4 September 1871, d. 16 October 1956
  • Percy Albert Ludford was born on 4 September 1871 in London, England.
  • He was the son of William John Ludford and Ann Eliza Payne.
  • Percy Albert Ludford's birth was registered in the St Pancreas, Middlesex Registration District in the September 1871 Quarter.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Percy Albert Ludford was living in the household of William John Ludford and Ann Eliza Payne in Islington. William was the 37 year old head born St Luckes, a silversmith living with his 48 ? year old wife Ann born Colchester, and children William 13 born St Pancreas, Charles 11 born St Lukes, Percy 9 born St Pancreas and Ernest 7 months born Islington.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Percy Albert Ludford was living in the household of William John Ludford and Ann Eliza Payne. William, 47, is shown as a silversmith born St Luke living with is 51 year old wife Ann E born Colchester, and their children Charles 21, a silversmith, born St Luke, Percy, 19 born St Pancreas a warehouse porter and Ernest 10 a scholar born Holloway.
  • His marriage, at 27 years and 11 months, to Ada Rolf was registered in the September 1899 Quarter in Shoreditch Registration District.
  • Percy Albert Ludford immigrated to Brisbane on 30 July 1909. Percy and Ada travelled on the Waipara.
  • Percy Albert Ludford died on 16 October 1956 in Queensland at age 85. Ada died on 17 Aug 1976 in Brisbane, the daughter of Martha Hooker and Henry Robert Rolfe.
  • He was buried on 18 October 1956 in Hermmant Cemetery, Brisbane.

Willam Joseph Ludford

M, b. September 1867
  • Willam Joseph Ludford's birth was registered in the St Pancreas, Middlesex Registration District in the September 1867 Quarter.
  • He was the son of William John Ludford and Ann Eliza Payne.
  • On 22 November 1872 William 5 and Charles aged 3 were discharged from the Camden St Pancreas workhouse to attend school.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Willam Joseph Ludford was living in the household of William John Ludford and Ann Eliza Payne in Islington. William was the 37 year old head born St Luckes, a silversmith living with his 48 ? year old wife Ann born Colchester, and children William 13 born St Pancreas, Charles 11 born St Lukes, Percy 9 born St Pancreas and Ernest 7 months born Islington.
  • COMPILERS NOTE: Just what became of William is unknown. A William Joseph (Joe) Ludford lived in Crows Nest Queensland from 1892 until 1905. He then moved to a farm near Blackbutt, then to Wowan in the Dawson Valley and finally died in Eventide home aged 100 in 1960. However, this William was a Roman Catholic and stated his parents were Welsh.

William John Ludford

M, b. December 1843, d. 1 June 1928
  • William John Ludford's birth was registered in the St Luke, an unknown place Registration District in the December 1843 Quarter. He was the son of William John Ludford and Rosina Bennett.
  • His marriage, at 22 years and 6 months, to Ann Eliza Payne was registered in the June 1866 Quarter in London Registration District.
  • William John Ludford and Ann Eliza Payne appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Islington. William was the 37 year old head born St Luckes, a silversmith living with his 48 ? year old wife Ann born Colchester, and children William 13 born St Pancreas, Charles 11 born St Lukes, Percy 9 born St Pancreas and Ernest 7 months born Islington.
  • William John Ludford and Ann Eliza Payne appeared on the census of 5 April 1891. William, 47, is shown as a silversmith born St Luke living with is 51 year old wife Ann E born Colchester, and their children Charles 21, a silversmith, born St Luke, Percy, 19 born St Pancreas a warehouse porter and Ernest 10 a scholar born Holloway.
  • Between 1891 and 1901,his wife, Ann Eliza Payne died. She appears on the 1891 Census but William is listed as a widower on the 1901 Census.
  • William John Ludford and Charles George Ludford appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Shoreditch. He was 57 year old head of the houshold, a goldsmith living with his unmarried son Charles aged 31 years.
  • William John Ludford and Ernest Edward Ludford appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1912 living at Emu Creek. William was a gardener and Ernest a labourer.
  • William John Ludford appeared on the Electoral Roll with Ernest Edward Ludford and Ellen Mary Bailey in 1925 in Yalangur. Ernest was a lengthsman. His father also lived with them and was a gardener.
  • William John Ludford died on 1 June 1928 in Queensland at age 84.

Children of William John Ludford and Ann Eliza Payne

Willliam Joseph (Joe) Ludford

M, b. 1860, d. 10 November 1960
  • Willliam Joseph (Joe) Ludford was born in 1860 in England. He stated his parents were Welsh. However, no Birth or Census record of a William Joseph Ludford can be found, nor can his immigration details. He is possibly the brother of Ernest Edward Ludford who lived in Crows Nest and Blackbutt at the same time as Joe.
  • He possibly immigrated to Queensland in 1885. He told the Capricornian newspaper that he had arrived in Queensland in 1884. A William James Ludlford, aged 17 arrived in 1885.
  • In January 1892 Joe was clerk of the course at the annual Crows Nest race day.
  • He appeared on the Aubigny Electoral Roll between 1895 and 1900 living at Crow's Nest. He was listed as a resident.
  • In October 1896 he was a member of the Crows Nest Progress Association and a member of the Crows Nest Debating Society.
  • In December 1898 Joe made a substantial donation to the Roman Catholic Church Fund and later to the Lutheran Church Fund.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1908 living at Cooyar. He was a labourer.
  • He selected land - 160 acres Parish of Emu Creek in February 1903.
  • He selected land - 160 acres of land each Parish of Cooyar, Portions 47 and 90 (at the headwaters of Googa Creek, on the Emu Creek Parish border near Blackbutt) in September 1904.
  • The following article appeared in the the Darling Downs Gazette on 18 December 1909. Mr. J. Ludford, of Blackbutt,has been taking round a petition, which has now numerous signatures, for a tri-weekly mail service from Blackbut tto Crow's Nest or to Emu Creek at Mr.Patches, where it could meet the Crow's Nest Emu Creek service. At present mails from here to Blackbutt goes first to Toowoomba, then Ipswich, on to Kannangur by rail, from there to Thandowie by coach, then by horse to Blackbutt, making in all a distance of 190 miles. From here to Blackbutt is only 38 miles, and from Emu Creek to Blackbutt 18 miles.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1912 living at Googa Googa. He was a farmer. His father and brother Ernest lived at Emu Creek.
  • On 2 November 1912 Joe auctioned Portions 90 and 47, Parish of Cooyar, containing 159a. 3r. 29p. and 150a. 8r. 33p. respectively, with about half a
    million feet Pine and a large quantity of Crows Ash. Windmill, permanent supply of water. Distance 7 miles from Salty Creek Railway Station.
  • He selected land - 463 acres of land Portion 165, Parish of Bundalba (Wowan - Banana Shire) in April 1915.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1917 and 1925 living at Wowan, Dawson Valley. He was a farmer.
  • The following article appeared in the the Capricornian on 12 March 1923. "Mr W J Ludford, a native of London, born of Welsh parents, came to Australia in 1884 and was farming and breeding horses in the Blackbutt district for a number of years. Whilst there he read in the papers an account of the opening of selections in the Dawson Valley with a description of the land offered. After coming up and inspecting the land he returned to Blackbutt, settled up his affairs, and came back and secured his present farm on 90 acres of nice brown sandy loam, situated within half a mile of the Wowan railway station. He afterwards acquired 175 acres of land on the opposite side of the line, but this he has since sold to advantage. He also purchased a number of town allotments, some of which he still owns, and on one of these is situated the manager's residence and premises of the ABC Bank. Further away is the residence of the manager of the local butter factory, leased from Mr Ludford by the directors for that purpose. Mr Ludford has been a member of the Progress Association since it was instituted and claims to be one of the only three members out of forty who have kept good their membership right throughout. He is a lover of horses and for nearly forty years has been a breeder in a small way of both bloods and draughts. He generally has something in the way of horseflesh worth looking at in his paddocks. He takes a great interest in all public matters affecting the town and district, and any meeting of the kind is not considered complete unless "Joe" is present."
  • Joe was appointed Justice of the Peace and was a member of the Banana Shire Council for many years.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Yeppoon.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at Rockhampton. He was a resident of Eventide.
  • Willliam Joseph (Joe) Ludford died on 10 November 1960 in Queensland.
  • He was buried in North Rockhampton Cemetery. Norman Gardens ROMAN CATHOLIC Sec 12 Row 17 Grave No 25.

Annie Dorothy Ludke

F, b. 26 February 1897, d. 6 June 1982

August Christian Frederick Ludke

M, b. 21 February 1893, d. 12 May 1980
  • August Christian Frederick Ludke was born on 21 February 1893 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Wilhelm Ludke and Albertine Emile Giering/Girding.
  • At the age of 31 years, August Christian Frederick Ludke married Elsie May MCcarthy in 1925 in Queensland.
  • August Christian Frederick Ludke died on 12 May 1980 at age 87.
  • He was buried in Nerang Cemetery.

August Christian Friedrich Ludke

M, b. 1862, d. February 1937
  • August Christian Friedrich Ludke was born in 1862 in Neustadt, Uckermark, Prussia.
  • He was the son of Wilhelm Ludke and Maria Christine Hocher.
  • August Christian Friedrich Ludke and Christine Louise Fredrieke Ludke immigrated to Queensland on 25 October 1881. August, aged 19, and Christine aged 21 travelled on the Carnatic with William Ludke, 23, most likely their brother and their father William Ludke aged 58. Their sister Friedriche and her husband Ferdinand WESENER had immigrated to Queensland a few years before.
  • At the age of 21 years, August Christian Friedrich Ludke married Catherina Dorothea Widderich, daughter of Jurgen (Georgen) Widderich and Margarethe (Elspah) Mehrens, in 1883 in Nerang, Queensland.
  • In 1901 August Christian Friedrich Ludke lived in Djuan. August was listed on the Crow's Nest Post Office directory as a farmer of Djuan.
  • He and Catherina Dorothea Widderich appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan. August was a farmer.
  • August and Catherine were involved in an accident on the way home from church one Sunday. On 24 August 1915 The Brisbane Courier reported :- " When returning from church at Glenaven yesterday Mr and Mrs August Ludke, well-known residents of Glenaven met with a serious accident (our Crow's Nest correspondent wired yesterday) The horse bolted with the sulky, throwing both the occupants out. Mrs Ludke was brought into Crows Nest and attended Dr Cole, having been injured internally. Mr Ludke received a broken collar bone and was badly shaken. The sulky was smashed to pieces."
  • In 1924,his wife, Catherina Dorothea Widderich died in Queensland.
  • August Christian Friedrich Ludke appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Djuan. August was a farmer.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1934 living at Djuan. He was a farmer, perhaps living with his daughter in law Emma (nee Perina.)
  • August Christian Friedrich Ludke died in February 1937 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 23 February 1937 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.
  • On 27 February 1937 August Christian Friedrich Ludke's obituary appeared in The Courier Mail. It read:- " The death is announced of Mr. August Ludke, Mountain Camp. Crow's Nest, at the age of 75 years. The late Mr. Ludke was born at Neustadt, Uckermark, Prussia and came to Queensland 55 years ago. In 1884 at Upper Nerang, he married Miss Carolina Dorothy Wedderick, who predeceased him in 1924. The late Mr. Ludke had resided at Djuan for more than 40 years, and had spent the last seven years of his life at Mountain Camp. He leaves one son — Mr. G. Ludke (Wutul) and five daughters — Mesdames C. Finch (Glenaven), E. Goebel (Toowoomba), R. Kanowski (Mountain Camp), G. Barton (Yarraman), and Wedderick."

Children of August Christian Friedrich Ludke and Catherina Dorothea Widderich

Catherine Dorothy Ludke

F, b. 14 May 1889, d. 26 February 1982

Child of Catherine Dorothy Ludke and George Henry Barton

Christina Emilie Ludke

F, b. 1893, d. 4 June 1993

Christine Louise Fredrieke Ludke

F, b. 20 July 1859, d. 28 December 1906
  • Christine Louise Fredrieke Ludke was born on 20 July 1859 in Germany.
  • She was the daughter of Wilhelm Ludke and Maria Christine Hocher.
  • Christine Louise Fredrieke Ludke and August Christian Friedrich Ludke immigrated to Queensland on 25 October 1881. August, aged 19, and Christine aged 21 travelled on the Carnatic with William Ludke, 23, most likely their brother and their father William Ludke aged 58. Their sister Friedriche and her husband Ferdinand WESENER had immigrated to Queensland a few years before.
  • At the age of 22 years, 3 months and 23 days, Christine Louise Fredrieke Ludke married Carl Frederich Wilhelm Bochow on 12 November 1881 in Queensland. They had 10 children.
  • Christine Louise Fredrieke Ludke died on 28 December 1906 in Queensland at age 47.

Children of Christine Louise Fredrieke Ludke and Carl Frederich Wilhelm Bochow

Edwin George Ludke

M, b. circa 1923, d. 1939
  • Edwin George Ludke was born circa 1923.
  • He was the son of George Hans Ludke and Eliza Jane Garrett.
  • Edwin met with a serious accident on 14 Aug 1938. On 15 August 1938 The Queensland Times reported:- "TRIGGER CAUGHT IN SADDLE. Youth Shot in Back. COOYAR. August 14. Edwin Ludke (16), son of Mr. George Ludke, a well-known Cooyar farmer, was seriously injured in a shooting accident at mid-day to-day. While he was helping his father and a younger brother to search for dingoes which had killed a calf, his brother's rifle accidentally dis- charged a bullet into the back of Edwin's neck, near the spine, and came out near the front of his face. Paralysed in both legs, but still conscious, he was treated by Ambulance bearers. and taken to the Toowoomba Hospital. The boys were riding on the one horse, and the younger brother was holding the .22 calibre rifle along the saddle as they passed through the rough scrub. About a mile from Cooyar the horse became restless and the trigger of the rifle caught in the saddle."
  • Edwin George Ludke died in 1939 in Queensland.

Friedierche Justine Ludke

F, b. 17 September 1850, d. 7 August 1911
  • Friedierche Justine Ludke was born on 17 September 1850 in Germany.
  • She was the daughter of Wilhelm Ludke and Maria Christine Hocher.
  • At the age of 25 years, 2 months and 18 days, Friedierche Justine Ludke married Ferdinand Frederick Wilhelm Wesener on 5 December 1875 in Germany.
  • Friedierche Justine Ludke and Ferdinand Frederick Wilhelm Wesener immigrated to Queensland on 7 February 1879. Ferdinand, 29 and Christine, 28 travelled on the "Fritz Reuter" with their three chidlren August 3, Emile 1 and an infant.
  • Friedierche Justine Ludke died on 7 August 1911 in Queensland at age 60.
  • Friedierche Justine Ludke also went by the name of Christine.

Children of Friedierche Justine Ludke and Ferdinand Frederick Wilhelm Wesener

George Hans Ludke

M, b. 18 May 1891, d. 28 March 1971

Child of George Hans Ludke and Eliza Jane Garrett

Henry Ludke

M, b. 1899, d. 11 February 1934

Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Ludke

M, b. 1884, d. 1885

Johanna Margaret Ludke

F, b. 1887, d. 1888

Paulina Ludke

F, b. 1901, d. 1980

Wilhelm Ludke

M, b. 10 February 1820, d. 13 August 1903
  • Wilhelm Ludke was born on 10 February 1820 in Drense, Uckermark, Germany. He was the son of Wilhelm LUDKE and Fredericke BERND.
  • Wilhelm Ludke married Maria Christine Hocher circa 1845.
  • Before 1881,his wife, Maria Christine Hocher died.
  • Wilhelm Ludke immigrated on 25 October 1881 to Queensland with Christine Louise Fredrieke Ludke and August Christian Friedrich Ludke. August, aged 19, and Christine aged 21 travelled on the Carnatic with William Ludke, 23, most likely their brother and their father William Ludke aged 58. Their sister Friedriche and her husband Ferdinand WESENER had immigrated to Queensland a few years before.
  • Wilhelm Ludke died on 13 August 1903 in Queensland at age 83.

Children of Wilhelm Ludke and Maria Christine Hocher

Wilhelm Ludke

M, b. 30 June 1858, d. 1943
  • Wilhelm Ludke was born on 30 June 1858.
  • He was the son of Wilhelm Ludke and Maria Christine Hocher.
  • Wilhelm Ludke immigrated on 25 October 1881 to Queensland with Christine Louise Fredrieke Ludke and August Christian Friedrich Ludke. August, aged 19, and Christine aged 21 travelled on the Carnatic with William Ludke, 23, most likely their brother and their father William Ludke aged 58. Their sister Friedriche and her husband Ferdinand WESENER had immigrated to Queensland a few years before.
  • At the age of 34 years, 1 month and 27 days, Wilhelm Ludke married Albertine Emile Giering/Girding on 26 August 1892 in Queensland. Wilhelm was 7 years younger than Albertine.
  • On 23 November 1942,his wife, Albertine Emile Giering/Girding died in Queensland at age 91.
  • Wilhelm Ludke died in 1943 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 7 June 1943 in South Brisbane Cemetery.

Child of Wilhelm Ludke and Albertine Emile Giering/Girding

Wilhelmina Ludke

F, b. 1886, d. 8 November 1964

Children of Wilhelmina Ludke and Charles Edward Frederick Rohde

Christina Luhr

F, b. 1812, d. 1865
  • Christina Luhr was born in 1812 in Germany. She was the daughter of -Luhr and Elizabeth.
  • Christina Luhr married Frederick Wockner circa 1833.
  • Christina Luhr died in 1865 in Queensland.

Children of Christina Luhr and Frederick Wockner

Archibald Luke

M, b. 1899, d. 1976

Heather Luke

F, b. 1901

Joseph Luke

M, b. 6 September 1842, d. 26 January 1926
  • Joseph Luke was born on 6 September 1842.
  • At the age of 27 years, 11 months and 9 days, Joseph Luke married Isabella Sophia Staff, daughter of James Samuel Staff and Mary Ann Chaplin, on 15 August 1870 in New South Wales.
  • Joseph Luke died on 26 January 1926 in New South Wales at age 83.

Sarah Mildred Luke

F, b. 1904

Violet Isabelle Luke

F, b. 1911

William Robert Luke

M, b. circa 1875, d. 1951
  • William Robert Luke was born circa 1875. He was the son of David Luke and Anne Jane Ballentyne.
  • William Robert Luke married Mildred Hayes in 1898 in Queensland.
  • William Robert Luke and Mildred Hayes appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan.
  • William Robert Luke died in 1951 in Queensland.

Children of William Robert Luke and Mildred Hayes

William Robert Luke

M, b. 1913

Annie Lull

F, b. circa 1850, d. 1939
  • Annie Lull was born circa 1850. She was the daughter of Michael Lull and Mary Fleice.
  • Annie Lull married Martin Lobwein in 1874 in Queensland.
  • On 7 January 1913,her husband, Martin Lobwein died in Queensland.
  • Annie Lull was listed as the next of kin of William Lobwein when he enlisted in the Australian Army on 20 November 1915 in Toowoomba. He was a labourer and gave his next of kin as his mother Annie of Meringandan. He was wounded in action twice and gassed. He was discharged with a rank of Private on 19 Jun 1919.
  • Annie Lull was listed as the next of kin of Francis Joseph Lobwein when he enlisted in the Australian Army on 15 January 1916. He was a farmer and gave his mother Annie as his next of kin. He was sent to France serving in Amiens and Etaples before being shot in the left elbow. He returned to Australia on 31 Jul 1918 with the rank of Private.
  • Annie Lull died in 1939 in Queensland.

Children of Annie Lull and Martin Lobwein