Agnes Munro

F, b. 1908

Agnes Campbell Munro

F, b. 1887, d. 1971
  • Agnes Campbell Munro was born in 1887 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Munro and Elizabeth Adams.
  • Agnes Campbell Munro died in 1971 in Queensland.

Alan Chaile Munro

M, b. 1914, d. 1951

Amelia Charlotte Munro

F, b. 1871
  • Amelia Charlotte Munro was born in 1871 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Munro and Elizabeth Adams.
  • At the age of 33 years, Amelia Charlotte Munro[ married m] in 1904 in Queensland; Benjamin Harry Fisher.

Anna Matilda Munro

F, b. 1876, d. 14 August 1957
  • Anna Matilda Munro was born in 1876 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Munro and Elizabeth Adams.
  • At the age of 30 years, Anna Matilda Munro married John Crawford Black on 25 April 1906 in Queensland.
  • Anna Matilda Munro and John Crawford Black appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1908 and 1917 living at Geham. He was a clerk.
  • On 24 February 1924,her husband, John Crawford Black died in Queensland at age 51.
  • Anna Matilda Munro appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Range.
  • She and Archibald Colin Black were living in 1934 in Noorama, Geoffrey Street, Toowoomba; Archibald was a clerk.
  • Anna Matilda Munro and Archibald Colin Black appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1936 and 1943 living at Geham. Archibald was a farmer.
  • Anna Matilda Munro appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Jellicoe Street, Toowoomba.
  • Anna Matilda Munro died on 14 August 1957 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 17 August 1957 in Toowoomba and Drayton Cemetery. PRES3-007-0021.

Children of Anna Matilda Munro and John Crawford Black

Archibald Munro

M, b. 18 September 1833, d. 7 July 1912
  • Archibald Munro was born on 18 September 1833 in Argyleshire, Scotland.
  • He was the son of Duncan Munro and Christiana Amelia Fraser.
  • Archibald Munro and Duncan 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.
  • At the age of 60 years, Archibald Munro married Catherine Black, the daughter of David Black and Annie McCullock, in 1894 in Queensland.
  • In 1901 After his elder brother Hugh's 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.
  • In 1901 Archibald and Duncan were listed as sawmillers of Geham in the 1901 Crow's Nest Post Office Directory.
  • Archibald Munro died on 7 July 1912 in Campbell Street, Queensland, at age 78. He died from typhoid and was buried the same afternoon.
  • He was buried on 7 July 1912 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. PRES2-003-0009.
  • The following article appeared in the The Darling Downs Gazette :- "It will come as a great shock to many in the community to learn that Mr Archibald Munro, of "Baroona" Campbell-street, died yesterday morning and was buried yesterday afternoon. There were few in the community who were aware that Mr. Munro was ill but it appears that he had been ailing with typhoid for some time and as stated died from the effects of the illness yesterday, at the ripe old age of 78 years. Mr. Munro, who was born in Scotland, came to Queensland when a young man with his brothers Duncan and John, and the well known timber firm of A. and D. Munro was established. Although many difficulties and hard ships were experienced at the outset, the Munro's steadily battled on and the great mills at Toowoomba, Cooyar and Killarney stand as a monument of their great perseverance. Although of a retiring disposition , the late Mr. Munro took a keen interest in public affairs and for a number of years was an Alderman in Toowoomba' City . He leaves a widow and two brothers, Duncan and John to mourn their loss. Notwithstanding the shortness of the announcement a number of representative citizens followed the remains to their last resting place. The City Council was represented by Mayor A. Maves and Ald. H G Webb. Rev. J. J. Lundie B.A.. officiated at the grave side"
    on 8 July 1912.

Archibald Munro

M, b. 1882, d. 23 May 1935
  • Archibald Munro was born in 1882 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Duncan Munro and Matilda Crawford.
  • Archibald Munro died on 23 May 1935 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 24 May 1935 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Catherine Munro

F, b. 15 June 1893, d. 23 July 1895
  • Catherine Munro was born on 15 June 1893 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Duncan Munro and Matilda Crawford.
  • Catherine Munro died on 23 July 1895 in Queensland at age 2.
  • She was buried on 27 July 1895 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Chalres William Munro

M, b. 1884, d. 1975

Charles John Munro

M, b. circa 1915, d. 1974

Charlotte Amelia Munro

F, b. 1874
  • Charlotte Amelia Munro was born in 1874 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Duncan Munro and Matilda Crawford.
  • At the age of 29 years, Charlotte Amelia Munro married Burton Fraser Galdwyn in 1903 in Queensland.

Colin Gordon Chalie Munro

M, b. 1909, d. 1980

Colina Munro

F, b. 1888, d. 1974
  • Colina Munro was born in 1888 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Duncan Munro and Matilda Crawford.
  • At the age of 26 years, Colina Munro married Duncan John Nelson
    in 1914 in Queensland.
  • Colina Munro died in 1974 in Queensland.

Duncan Munro

M, b. 1870, d. 1922
  • Duncan Munro was born in 1870 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Munro and Elizabeth Adams.
  • Duncan 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.
  • Duncan Munro died in 1922 in Queensland.

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 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 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, daughter of William Crawford and Mary Jane Godfrey, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.