Duncan Munro

M, b. circa 1800
  • Duncan Munro was born circa 1800. He was Duncan Munroe VII of Barnaline.
  • Duncan Munro married Christiana Amelia Fraser on 13 August 1822 in Kilchrenan, Argylshire, Scotland.

Children of Duncan Munro and Christiana Amelia Fraser

Duncan Munro

M, b. 15 February 1844, d. 15 June 1926
  • Duncan Munro was born on 15 February 1844 in Kilchrenan, Argyleshire, Scotland.
  • He was the son of Duncan Munro and Christiana Amelia Fraser.
  • Duncan Munro and Archibald Munro immigrated to Queensland around 1862. According to newspaper articles and Archie's obituary they arrived together in 1862, when Duncan was only 18 years old. A third brother John and possibly Hugh the eldest of the Munro brothers, also came to Queensland, a few years later John's obituary gives 1866 as his arrival year in Queensland. Family hearsay has it that Hugh, who inherited their father's title and estate returned to Scotland while the other three remained at Geham and Toowoomba.
  • In March 1869, Duncan Munro and William Merritt attended a function hosting the Governer to the Geham area. The Queensland Times reported:- "The party then adjourned to the large dwelling-house adjoining the mills, under the verandah of which the dinner was laid out in Mr. Wright's best style. Mr. William Merritt, the oldest established farmer at Highfields, occupied the chair, supported on the right by his Execellency and Mr. Terry, on the left by Mr. Duncan Munro and Mr. W. H. Groom,M.L.A. The vice-chair was occu pied by Mr. E. W. Pechey, supported on his right by the Mayor of Toowoomba, and on the left by Mr. William Handcock."
  • At the age of 26 years, 6 months and 10 days, Duncan Munro married Matilda Crawford on 25 August 1870 in Queensland. They were married at the residence of her parents at "Crawfordsbourne" near Toowoomba. The family was formerly from Ballyease, Portglenone, Ireland.
  • Duncan Munro. On 10 Nov 1880, a fund raising event was held for the ensuing the newly built Perseverence Primitive Methodist Church, which cost £41, excluding gratuitous labour, was opened free of debt. Joseph Cossart acted as steward for the meeting which was chaired by Rev Thomas Thatcher, and attended by Mr Munro, Mr Littleton, Mr Mitchell, Mr Stone, and Mr Merritt. A special thanks went to William Gunter.
  • In 1881 Duncan built "Argyle Homestead" at Geham where he and his large family lived for 33 years before retiring to Toowoomba.
  • In 1901 Archibald and Duncan were listed as sawmillers of Geham in the 1901 Crow's Nest Post Office Directory.
  • Duncan Munro died on 15 June 1926 in "Haddington", Toowoomba, Queensland, at age 82.
  • He was buried on 17 June 1926 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. PRES1-003-0057.

Children of Duncan Munro and Matilda Crawford

Eliza Jane Munro

F, b. 1882, d. 1964
  • Eliza Jane Munro was born in 1882 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Munro and Elizabeth Adams.
  • Eliza Jane Munro died in 1964 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Eliza Jane Munro

F, b. 4 May 1876, d. 4 November 1877
  • Eliza Jane Munro was born on 4 May 1876 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Duncan Munro and Matilda Crawford.
  • Eliza Jane Munro died on 4 November 1877 in Queensland at age 1.
  • She was buried on 6 November 1877 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Fraser Norman Munro

M, b. 1907, d. 4 June 1942
  • Fraser Norman Munro was born in 1907 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Hugh Fraser Munro and Hanorah (Nora) Cullen.
  • Fraser Norman Munro died on 4 June 1942 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 5 June 1942 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Hugh Munro

M, b. 1886, d. 12 September 1959
  • Hugh Munro was born in 1886 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Duncan Munro and Matilda Crawford.
  • Hugh Munro died on 12 September 1959 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 14 September 1959 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Hugh Munro

M, b. 28 October 1827, d. before 1901
  • Hugh Munro was born on 28 October 1827 in Kilchrenan, Argylshire, Scotland.
  • He was the son of Duncan Munro and Christiana Amelia Fraser.
  • Hugh Munro immigrated in 1862 to Queensland with Duncan Munro and Archibald Munro. According to newspaper articles and Archie's obituary they arrived together in 1862, when Duncan was only 18 years old. A third brother John and possibly Hugh the eldest of the Munro brothers, also came to Queensland, a few years later John's obituary gives 1866 as his arrival year in Queensland. Family hearsay has it that Hugh, who inherited their father's title and estate returned to Scotland while the other three remained at Geham and Toowoomba.
  • Hugh Munro died before 1901. After his death Archie was next in succession for the entailed estate. However he obtained permission to have the estate disentailes and sold the lands of Barnaline & Altacaberry in 1902 and remained in Australia.

Hugh Fraser Munro

M, b. 1874, d. 1955
  • Hugh Fraser Munro was born in 1874 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Munro and Elizabeth Adams.
  • Hugh Fraser Munro appeared on the Electoral Roll with John Munro and Elizabeth Adams in 1903. John was a sawmill manager. Their daugher Jessie Elizabeth most likely lived with them. Duncan was a clerk and Hugh Fraser a selector, both living at Geham.
  • At the age of 31 years, Hugh Fraser Munro married Hanorah (Nora) Cullen, daughter of Thomas Cullen and Hanorah (Norah) Leary, in 1905 in Queensland.
  • Hugh Fraser Munro and Hanorah (Nora) Cullen appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1909 living at Perseverance. Hugh was a grazier.
  • Hugh Fraser Munro witnessed the burial of Nora Faye Munro on 23 December 1916 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.
  • Hugh Fraser Munro died in 1955 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Children of Hugh Fraser Munro and Hanorah (Nora) Cullen

James Archibald Munro

M, b. 1872
  • James Archibald Munro was born in 1872 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Munro and Elizabeth Adams.
  • At the age of 34 years, James Archibald Munro married an unknown person Mary Ann Savage in 1906 in Queensland.

James Fleming Munro

M, b. 10 June 1838

Jessie Elizabeth Munro

F, b. 1879, d. 27 September 1922
  • Jessie Elizabeth Munro was born in 1879 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Munro and Elizabeth Adams.
  • Jessie Elizabeth Munro appeared on the Electoral Roll with John Munro and Elizabeth Adams in 1903. John was a sawmill manager. Their daugher Jessie Elizabeth most likely lived with them. Duncan was a clerk and Hugh Fraser a selector, both living at Geham.
  • Jessie Elizabeth Munro died on 27 September 1922 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 29 September 1922 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

John Munro

M, b. 5 May 1840, d. 19 May 1925
  • John Munro was born on 5 May 1840 in Glenorchy, Argyleshire, Scotland.
  • He was the son of Duncan Munro and Christiana Amelia Fraser.
  • John Munro's borthers Duncan Munro and Archibald Munroimmigrated to Queensland around 1862. According to newspaper articles and Archie's obituary they arrived together in 1862, when Duncan was only 18 years old. A third brother John and possibly Hugh the eldest of the Munro brothers, also came to Queensland, a few years later John's obituary gives 1866 as his arrival year in Queensland. Family hearsay has it that Hugh, who inherited their father's title and estate returned to Scotland while the other three remained at Geham and Toowoomba.
  • At the age of 28 years, John Munro married Elizabeth Adams, daughter of James Adams and Matilda Crawford, in 1869 in Queensland.
  • John Munro witnessed the burial of Thomas John Munro on 8 March 1881 in Cabarlah Cemetery.
  • In 1901 John was listed as a storekeeper of Geham in the 1901 Crow's Nest Post Office Directory.
  • John Munro and Elizabeth Adams appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at an unknown place . John was a sawmill manager. Their daugher Jessie Elizabeth most likely lived with them. Duncan was a clerk and Hugh Fraser a selector, both living at Geham.
  • John Munro died on 19 May 1925 in North Street, Toowoomba, Queensland, at age 85.
  • He was buried on 19 May 1925 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.
  • On 30 May 1925 The Queenslander published John's obituray. It read:- " Mr. John Munro, one of the brothers of the well-known pioneer family of that name, and a brother of Mr. Duncan Munro died on May 19 at his residence,

    North-street, Toowoomba. Deceased was born in Argyllshire, Scotland, in 18400, and arrived in Queensland in 1866. He settled at Geham as a farmer. Later he entered commercial life, and joined his brothers Duncan and Archi bald, about 1874, at the opening of their first sawmill at Geham. Hie connection with the firm lasted until two years ago. In the early seventies he was a prominent Toowoomba cricketer. He is survived by his wife and four daughters. Mr. Duncau Munro is the only surviving brother."

Children of John Munro and Elizabeth Adams

Leslie Munro

M, b. 1910, d. 1911

Marion Munro

F, b. 1890, d. 21 December 1977
  • Marion Munro was born in 1890 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Duncan Munro and Matilda Crawford.
  • Marion Munro died on 21 December 1977 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 23 December 1977 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Merle Munro

F, b. 1912

Nora Faye Munro

F, b. circa 1916, d. 1916
  • Nora Faye Munro was born circa 1916.
  • Nora Faye Munro died in 1916 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Hugh Fraser Munro and Hanorah (Nora) Cullen.
  • Nora Faye Munro was buried on 23 December 1916 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Robert Henry Munro

M, b. 1872, d. 1956
  • Robert Henry Munro was born in 1872 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Duncan Munro and Matilda Crawford.
  • Robert Henry Munro died in 1956 in Chatswood, New South Wales.

Robert Whytehead Munro

M, b. September 1835

Stephanie Chaile Munro

F, b. 1907
  • Stephanie Chaile Munro was born in 1907 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William John Munro and Estelle Mapon Chaile.
  • At the age of 26 years, Stephanie Chaile Munro married George Archie Taylor in 1933 in Queensland.

Thomas Munro

M, b. 1884, d. 1961
  • Thomas Munro was born in 1884 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Duncan Munro and Matilda Crawford.
  • Thomas Munro died in 1961 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Thomas John Munro

M, b. 1880, d. 8 March 1881
  • Thomas John Munro was born in 1880 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Munro and Elizabeth Adams.
  • Thomas John Munro was buried on 8 March 1881 in Cabarlah Cemetery.
  • Thomas John Munro died on 8 March 1881 in Queensland.

Unnamed Munro

M, b. 1906

William Fraser Munro

M, b. 23 July 1829, d. before 1901
  • William Fraser Munro was born on 23 July 1829 in Kilchrenan, Argylshire, Scotland.
  • He was the son of Duncan Munro and Christiana Amelia Fraser.
  • William Fraser Munro died before 1901. His younger brother Archibald was next in succession after their brother Hugh's death.

William John Munro

M, b. 1879, d. 1968
  • William John Munro was born in 1879 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Duncan Munro and Matilda Crawford.
  • William John Munro appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Perseverance. He was the mill manager at Perseverance Mill.
  • At the age of 27 years, William John Munro married Estelle Mapon Chaile in 1906 in Queensland. She was the daughter of James Mapon Chaille and Charlotte Anne Woollett.
  • William John Munro appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1909 living at Perseverance. William was a manager (of the mill) and Estelle carried out home duties.
  • William John Munro died in 1968 in Queensland.

Children of William John Munro and Estelle Mapon Chaile

Annie Beatrice Munt

F, b. 1901, d. 24 January 1924
  • Annie Beatrice Munt was born in 1901 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Walter Munt and Johanna (Fredericka) Anger.
  • Annie Beatrice Munt died on 24 January 1924 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 25 January 1924 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Arthur Wilfred Munt

M, b. 1911, d. 19 November 1940
  • Arthur Wilfred Munt was born in 1911 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Walter Munt and Johanna (Fredericka) Anger.
  • Arthur Wilfred Munt died on 19 November 1940 in Queensland.
  • He was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Edward Alfred Munt

M, b. 1907

Ernest Charles Munt

M, b. 1905, d. 12 August 1986
  • Ernest Charles Munt was born in 1905 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Walter Munt and Johanna (Fredericka) Anger.
  • Ernest Charles Munt appeared on the Electoral Roll with Walter Munt and Johanna (Fredericka) Anger in 1930 in Thornville. Walter was a farmer. Their sons George and Ernest were labourers at Thornville and most likely lived with them.
  • Ernest Charles Munt appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Thornville. He was a labourer.
  • Ernest Charles Munt died on 12 August 1986.
  • He was buried on 15 August 1986 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

George Edmund Munt

M, b. 1899, d. 1 January 1968
  • George Edmund Munt was born in 1899 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Walter Munt and Johanna (Fredericka) Anger.
  • George Edmund Munt appeared on the Electoral Roll with Walter Munt and Johanna (Fredericka) Anger in 1930 in Thornville. Walter was a farmer. Their sons George and Ernest were labourers at Thornville and most likely lived with them.
  • George Edmund Munt appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1943 and 1949 living at Thornville. He was a labourer.
  • George Edmund Munt died on 1 January 1968 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • He was buried on 2 January 1968 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Herbert Walter Munt

M, b. 1904, d. 5 April 1989
  • Herbert Walter Munt was born in 1904 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Walter Munt and Johanna (Fredericka) Anger.
  • At the age of 26 years, Herbert Walter Munt married Maud Emily Ann Brown in 1930 in Queensland.
  • Herbert Walter Munt and Maud Emily Ann Brown appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1943 and 1949 living at Wutul. Herb was a farmer. His brother Edward also farmed at Wutul.
  • On 19 October 1952,his wife, Maud Emily Ann Brown died in Queensland at age 45.
  • Herbert Walter Munt died on 5 April 1989.
  • He was buried on 11 April 1989 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.