Percy Perina

M, b. 28 September 1916, d. 22 July 1971

Percy Perina 1916- . Photo thanks to Jenny Duce.
  • Percy Perina was born on 28 September 1916 in Crow's Nest, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Antonin Perina and Julianna Puschmann.
  • Percy Perina enlisted in the 25th Battalion, AIF on 3 October 1941 in Jondaryan He was living at " Hillside", Jondaryan - on his fathers farm at the time he enlisted and gave his next of kin as Edward Perina (his brother). He was discharged with the rank of Private on 16 November 1944. His service number was Q104389.
  • Percy Perina died on 22 July 1971 in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 54.

Ruby Walgorges Perina

F, b. 1903, d. 1966
  • Ruby Walgorges Perina was born in 1903 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Anton Perina and Anna Marie Walborges Friedlein.
  • Ruby Walgorges Perina appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at the Division of Lilly.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1937 and 1943 living at the Division of Griffith.
  • She and Anton Perina appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at the Division of Bowman. Her parents lived with her in a small house she had purchased, and later extended by Anton.
  • Ruby Walgorges Perina appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at the Division of Bowman.
  • Ruby Walgorges Perina died in 1966 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Thekla Augusta Perina

F, b. 29 August 1867, d. 18 February 1868
  • Thekla Augusta Perina was born on 29 August 1867 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Johann Perina and Thecla Friedek Girr.
  • Thekla Augusta Perina died on 18 February 1868 in Queensland.

Thekla Barbara Perina

F, b. 1897, d. 1975

Toney Ray Perina

M, b. 23 January 1910, d. 2 October 1987
  • Toney Ray Perina was born on 23 January 1910 in Glenaven, Crows Nest, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Antonin Perina and Julianna Puschmann.
  • Toney Ray Perina died on 2 October 1987 in Toowoomba, Queensland, at age 77.

Victor Cecil Clarence Perina

M, b. 5 August 1898, d. 26 October 1959
  • Victor Cecil Clarence Perina was born on 5 August 1898 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Heinrich (Henry) Perina and Ada Alice Maud Loveday.
  • On 13 December 1916 Cecil had an accident while negotiating a fence. The incident was reported in "The Brisbane Courier" on 15 December 1916. The article read:- Cecil Perina (l8) was getting over a fence at Douglas yesterday, when he slipped and fell, fracturing his left forearm. He was brought to Toowoomba for medical attention.
  • On 19 June 1929 Cecil was injured while he was cutting fire wood. The incident was again reported in "The Brisbane Courier" on 20 June 1929. It read:- SAWMILL ACCIDENT.
    MAN SERIOUSLY INJURED. TOOWOOMBA. June 19.
    Cecil Perina (aged 29 years), a farmer, living near Crow's Nest, re- ceived serious injuries to-day while changing a belt on a saw bench at which he had been cutting firewood, when he was caught in it and thrown against the pulley. He received a fracture of the right thigh, a punctured wound on the left leg, lacerations to both legs, and shock. Dr Williams, of Crow's Nest, attended the injured man. The Toowoomba Ambulance brought Perina into the Toowoomba Hospital. His condition is said to be serious.

  • In 1938 Cecil received an award for bravery. The following article appeared in The Courier Mail on Thursday 24 March 1938 :- Awards For Bravery In Bush Fire TOOWOOMBA, Wednesday. — When opening the Toowoomba Show to-day the Governor Sir Leslie Wilson) presented Royal Humane Society certificates to Ambulance Bearer M. McQuillan and Mr. V. C. C. Perina. for their acts of bravery in a bush fire in the Crow's Nest district on October 28 1936.
  • At the age of 42 years, Victor Cecil Clarence Perina married Mary Seymour in 1941.
  • He and Olive Avie (Ivy) Perina appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Pechey. Cecil was a farmer.
  • Victor Cecil Clarence Perina died on 26 October 1959 in Queensland at age 61.
  • He was buried on 27 October 1959 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery. Anglican Section.

Adelaide Perkins

F, b. 9 October 1855, d. 7 May 1866
  • Adelaide Perkins was born on 9 October 1855 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Perkins and Charlotte Jones.
  • Adelaide Perkins died on 7 May 1866 in Spring Creek, Drayton, Queensland, at age 10.

Alice Maria Perkins

F, b. 3 April 1866, d. 21 August 1866
  • Alice Maria Perkins was born on 3 April 1866 in Spring Creek, Drayton, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Perkins and Charlotte Jones.
  • Alice Maria Perkins died on 21 August 1866 in Spring Creek, Drayton.

Alice Maud Perkins

F, b. 17 December 1880, d. 1 June 1887
  • Alice Maud Perkins was born on 17 December 1880 in Drayton, Toowomba.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Perkins and Annie Maria Brown.
  • Alice Maud Perkins died on 1 June 1887 in Drayton at age 6.
  • She was buried on 2 June 1887 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery. BC1-007-0007.

Annie Beatrice Perkins

F, b. 15 November 1884, d. 20 March 1937
  • Annie Beatrice Perkins was born on 15 November 1884 in Toowomba, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Perkins and Annie Maria Brown.
  • Annie Beatrice Perkins'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, Thomas Perkins on 29 August 1892. She had previously attended Goombungee School
    ; Thomas added the names of his children James 12, Mabel G 9 and Annie B 11 to the list of children likely to attend the proposed new Mossview School. He lived on Portion 100V about 2 miles from the site. The children had previously attended Goombungee School.
  • At the age of 21 years, 3 months and 13 days, Annie Beatrice Perkins married John May Pascoe, son of Charles Pascoe and Mary May, on 28 February 1906 in Perkins Homestead, Emu Creek, Queensland. John was the brother of Elizabeth PASCOE who married Annie's brother William.
  • In 1912 At the time of her father's funeral Daisy was living at Thornville.
  • Annie Beatrice Perkins and John May Pascoe appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at "Green Hill", Thornville. John was a farmer.
  • Annie Beatrice Perkins was listed as the next of kin of John May Pascoe when he enlisted in the Australian Army on 20 October 1915 in Toowoomba. His service number was 2938. At the time he enlisted he was a labourer living in Lilley Street off Lindsay Street, Toowoomba and had six children under 16 years. He gave his next of kin as his wife Annie Beatice Pascoe. He also stated he had served 5 years in the Army in NSW.
  • On 26 September 1917,her husband, John May Pascoe died in Belgium at age 44. After his death Annie sold the farm and moved to Toowoomba.
  • Annie Beatrice Perkins was buried on 20 March 1937 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery.
  • Annie Beatrice Perkins died on 20 March 1937 in Drayton at age 52.

Children of Annie Beatrice Perkins and John May Pascoe

Charlotte Perkins

F, b. 16 July 1849, d. 7 July 1902
  • Charlotte Perkins was born on 16 July 1849 in Clipston, Leicestershire, England.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Perkins and Charlotte Jones.
  • At the age of 24 years, 1 month and 4 days, Charlotte Perkins married Adolphus Henry Trevethan on 20 August 1873 in Spring Creek, Drayton.
  • In 1878,her husband, Adolphus Henry Trevethan died in Queensland.
  • Charlotte Perkins died on 7 July 1902 in Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland, at age 52.

Children of Charlotte Perkins and Adolphus Henry Trevethan

Child of Charlotte Perkins

Clarence Edward Perkins

M, b. 21 March 1917, d. 19 January 1918
  • Clarence Edward Perkins was also known as Clarrie Edward Perkins.
  • He was born on 21 March 1917 in Thornville, Cooyar, Queensland.
  • He was the son of James Adolphus Perkins and Jessie Jane Gillies.
  • Clarence Edward Perkins died on 19 January 1918 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 21 January 1918 in Emu Creek Cemetery. The funeral left from the residence of his uncle William Gillies of Moss View.

Daisy Perkins

F, b. 20 July 1888, d. 22 September 1964

Children of Daisy Perkins and Adlof Henry (Henry) Gossow

Elizabeth Perkins

F, b. 11 December 1852, d. 26 December 1852
  • Elizabeth Perkins was born on 11 December 1852 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Perkins and Charlotte Jones.
  • Elizabeth Perkins died on 26 December 1852 in Cambooya, Queensland.

Ethel Matilda Perkins

F, b. 25 January 1878, d. 20 November 1955
  • Ethel Matilda Perkins was born on 25 January 1878 in Spring Creek, Drayton, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Perkins and Annie Maria Brown.
  • At the age of 18 years, 11 months and 5 days, Ethel Matilda Perkins married William Parton, son of Thomas Parton and Margaret Moore, on 30 December 1896 in Mountain View, Emu Creek, Crow's Nest, Queensland. The marriage was solomised according to the rights of the Primative Methodist Church by Rev James Moorhouse. William was a carrier. Witnesses to the Marriage were George Parton and Ada Hudson.

  • Ethel Matilda Perkins and William Parton appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1905 living at Crow's Nest. William was a farmer and Ethel carried out domestic duties.
  • Ethel Matilda Perkins and William Parton appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Gatton. William was a labourer.
  • In 1912 At the time of her father's funeral Ethel was living at Dalby.
  • Ethel Matilda Perkins and William Parton appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1912 living at Albert Street, Dalby. William was a labourer.
  • Ethel Matilda Perkins and William Parton appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1915 and 1925 living at Wellington Point. William was a farm labourer.
  • Ethel Matilda Perkins appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1936 and 1954 living at Wellington Point. She carried out home duties.
  • On 10 May 1936,her husband, William Parton died in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 67.
  • Ethel Matilda Perkins died on 20 November 1955 in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 77.

Children of Ethel Matilda Perkins and William Parton

Gertrude Mary Perkins

F, b. 4 July 1914, d. 25 September 1986
  • Gertrude Mary Perkins was born on 4 July 1914 in Crow's Nest, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of James Adolphus Perkins and Jessie Jane Gillies.
  • Gertrude Mary Perkins appeared on the Electoral Roll with James Adolphus Perkins in 1936 in Glenrae, Mundubbera. James was a grazier. Their daughter Gertrude lived with them and son Reg was a stockman at Riverview, Hackwood.
  • At the age of 28 years, 2 months and 26 days, Gertrude Mary Perkins married Joseph Sanderson on 30 September 1942.
  • Gertrude Mary Perkins died on 25 September 1986 in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 72.

Hilda Ruby Perkins

F, b. 2 March 1887, d. 23 December 1887
  • Hilda Ruby Perkins was born on 2 March 1887 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Perkins and Annie Maria Brown.
  • Hilda Ruby Perkins died on 23 December 1887 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 25 December 1887 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery. She is buried with her sister Alice-BC1-007-0007.

James Adolphus Perkins

M, b. 24 August 1879, d. 30 June 1946
  • James Adolphus Perkins was born on 24 August 1879 in Clipston Farm, Spring Creek, Drayton, Toowoomba, Queensland. Thomas must have been fond of his daughter Charlotte's husband Adolphus TREVETHAN who died in 1878 because he gave his son James the second name of Adophus.
  • He was the son of Thomas Perkins and Annie Maria Brown.
  • James Adolphus Perkins'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 his father, Thomas Perkins on 29 August 1892. He had previously attended Goombungee school
    ; Thomas added the names of his children James 12, Mabel G 9 and Annie B 11 to the list of children likely to attend the proposed new Mossview School. He lived on Portion 100V about 2 miles from the site. The children had previously attended Goombungee School.
  • James Adolphus Perkins selected land - Portion 300v, Parish of Djuan (156 acres at Thornville) in 1900.
  • In 1901 his name appeared in the Queensland Post Office Directory. He was a farmer living at Thornville.
  • He was living in 1903 in Djuan; James was a farmer at the time.
  • He selected land - Portion 252v, Parish of Cooyar opposite that of his brother William at Wutul in 1904.
  • At the age of 31 years, 5 months and 22 days, James Adolphus Perkins married Jessie Jane Gillies, daughter of Francis Gillies and Mary Robinson, on 15 February 1911 in Emu Creek, Crow's Nest, Queensland. It was a double wedding with her sister Alice Ann and Egbert Maddern at the Residence of Francis Gillies, Emu Creek. James was a farmer at Thornville at the time of his marriage.
  • In 1912 At the time of his father's funeral James was living at Thornville.
  • James Adolphus Perkins and Jessie Jane Gillies appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1912 and 1932 living at Thornville. James was a farmer.
  • On 21 January 1918,James Adolphus Perkins's son, Clarence Edward Perkins was buried in Emu Creek Cemetery. The funeral left from the residence of his uncle William Gillies of Moss View.
  • James Adolphus Perkins appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Glenrae, Mundubbera. James was a grazier. Their daughter Gertrude lived with them and son Reg was a stockman at Riverview, Hackwood.
  • He and Jessie Jane Gillies appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Johnstown. He was a dairy farmer. Their son Richard also farmed at Johnstown.
  • James Adolphus Perkins died on 30 June 1946 in Nanango, Queensland, at age 66.
  • He was buried on 1 July 1946 in Nanango Cemetery. He was a dairy farmer of Johnstown at the time of his death.

Children of James Adolphus Perkins and Jessie Jane Gillies

James Roland Perkins

M, b. 1896, d. May 1960
  • James Roland Perkins was born in 1896 in Windsor, New South Wales. He was the son of Frederick Perkins and Sarah Ellen George (according to death registration.)
  • At the age of 27 years, James Roland Perkins married Caroline Parrish, daughter of Oliver Parrish and Caroline Ethel Moffitt, in 1923 in New South Wales.
  • James Roland Perkins died in May 1960 in Queensland.

John Godfrey Perkins

M, b. 18 July 1861, d. 26 August 1943
  • John Godfrey Perkins was born on 18 July 1861 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Thomas Perkins and Charlotte Jones.
  • At the age of 27 years, 11 months and 15 days, John Godfrey Perkins married Marion Corrigan on 3 July 1889 in Brisbane, Queensland. John had worked on Eskdale Station with his brother Thomas.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Esk. He was a drover.
  • In 1912 At the time of his father's funeral John was living at Esk.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1913 and 1917 living at Esk. He was a carrier.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1919 and 1934 living at 41 Russell Street, Clayfield. He was a carter.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at 41 Reeve Street, Clayfield.
  • John Godfrey Perkins died on 26 August 1943 in Clayfield, Brisbane, Queensland, at age 82.
  • He was buried in Nudgee Cemetery.

Mabel Gertrude Perkins

F, b. 24 November 1882, d. 3 April 1968

William Donald Gillies (1879-1957) and Mabel Gertrude Perkins (1882-1968) - Photo thanks to G. Johnstone
  • Mabel Gertrude Perkins was born on 24 November 1882 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Perkins and Annie Maria Brown.
  • Mabel Gertrude Perkins'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, Thomas Perkins on 29 August 1892. She had previously attended Goombungee School
    ; Thomas added the names of his children James 12, Mabel G 9 and Annie B 11 to the list of children likely to attend the proposed new Mossview School. He lived on Portion 100V about 2 miles from the site. The children had previously attended Goombungee School.
  • At the age of 21 years, Mabel Gertrude Perkins married William Donald Gillies, son of Francis Gillies and Mary Robinson, on 24 November 1903. Mabel is the sister of James Perkins who married Jessie Jane Gillies.
  • Mabel Gertrude Perkins and William Donald Gillies appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1908 and 1926 living at Hopefield, Djuan. Bill was a farmer and Mabel carried out home duties. They appeared to be living at Bill's parents' property.
  • In 1912 At the time of her father's funeral Mabel was living at Emu Creek.
  • Mabel Gertrude Perkins and William Donald Gillies appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Hopefield, Bum Bum Creek. William was a teamster. Daughter Mary Ann carried out home duties.
  • Mabel Gertrude Perkins and William Donald Gillies appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1943 and 1954 living at "Hopefield", Bum Bum Creek, Crow's Nest. William was a teamster.
  • On 3 September 1957,her husband, William Donald Gillies died in Queensland at age 78.
  • Mabel Gertrude Perkins appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1963 living at Djuan.
  • Mabel Gertrude Perkins died on 3 April 1968 in Queensland at age 85.
  • She was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery. She is buried with her husband Donald William.

Children of Mabel Gertrude Perkins and William Donald Gillies

Maria Perkins

F, b. 30 April 1854, d. 21 January 1855
  • Maria Perkins was born on 30 April 1854 in Drayton, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Perkins and Charlotte Jones.
  • Maria Perkins died on 21 January 1855 in Toowoomba, Queensland.

Martha Tryphena Perkins

F, b. 22 May 1864, d. 1952
  • Martha Tryphena Perkins was born on 22 May 1864 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Perkins and Charlotte Jones.
  • At the age of 22 years, Martha Tryphena Perkins married Augustus Dixon Chater in 1887 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • In 1912 At the time of her father's funeral Martha was living at Orange NSW.
  • In 1937,her husband, Augustus Dixon Chater died in Ashfield, Sydney.
  • Martha Tryphena Perkins died in 1952 in Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales.

Children of Martha Tryphena Perkins and Augustus Dixon Chater

Mary Ann Perkins

F, b. 5 July 1859, d. 24 May 1912
  • Mary Ann Perkins was born on 5 July 1859 in Dalby, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Perkins and Charlotte Jones.
  • At the age of 48 years, Mary Ann Perkins married John O'Malley in 1908 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • On 1 January 1912 At the time of her father's funeral Mary Ann was living in Brisbane.
  • Mary Ann Perkins died on 24 May 1912 in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 52.

Reginald James Perkins

M, b. 14 March 1913

Richard Thomas Perkins

M, b. 3 December 1915

Ruby Jane Perkins

F, b. 8 February 1912, d. 25 March 1987

Thomas Perkins

M, b. 9 February 1823, d. 1 January 1912
  • Thomas Perkins was born on 9 February 1823 in Clipson, Northamptonshire, England. He was the son of William PERKINS and Elizabeth BUSHELL.
  • At the age of 24 years, 8 months and 12 days, Thomas Perkins married Charlotte Jones on 21 October 1847 in Clipston, Leicestershire.
  • Thomas Perkins and Charlotte Jones immigrated to Australia arriving in Moreton Bay on 25 September 1850. They travelled with their daughter Charlotte. The immigration record showed Thomas (the son of William and Elizabeth Perkins) was a 27 year old shepherd, native of Chepstowe, Northumberland and Charlotte (nee Jones) was 27 years old. (She is listed as a Convalscent - 1850). Their infant daughter Charlotte, native of Chepstowe was with them.


    In 1855 Thomas bought two blocks of land at Spring Creek two years later and the family began farming there. According to his obituary he managed Cecil Plains Station from 1858-1860, though his son Thomas was born there in 1857. The family then moved back to Toowoomba where Thomas became the first butcher.
  • Thomas Perkins Conditionally selected land - he chose two blocks of agricultural land each of 320 acres - Register Numbers 412/413 on 29 September 1870.
  • On 27 July 1874,his wife, Charlotte Jones died in Spring Creek, Queensland, at age 51.
  • At the age of 52 years, 10 months and 16 days, Thomas Perkins married Annie Maria Brown on 25 December 1875 in Toowoomba, Queensland. Several years after their marriage Annie and Thomas moved north to a farm at between Emu Creek and Thornville. The older children helped to work the farm. The posts of the old cow bails are still standing and can be seen from the Emu Creek-Cooyar roadway.
  • On 16 January 1892,his wife, Annie Maria Brown died in Queensland at age 37. She died during or just after the birth of her ninth child Walter Herbert.
  • On 29 August 1892 Thomas added the names of his children James 12, Mabel G 9 and Annie B 11 to the list of children likely to attend the proposed new Mossview School. He lived on Portion 100V about 2 miles from the site. The children had previously attended Goombungee School.
  • Thomas Perkins appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan. Tom was a grazier. His son James was a farmer at Djuan at the time.
  • Thomas Perkins died on 1 January 1912 in Emu Creek, Crow's Nest, Queensland, at age 88. Thomas was blind for the last ten years of his life and lived with his daughers.
  • He was buried in Emu Creek Cemetery.
  • The Methodist Church in Crow's Nest erected memorial plaques to early Crow's Nest Pioneers on the Church fence. Thomas and Ann's names were amongst them.

Children of Thomas Perkins and Charlotte Jones

Children of Thomas Perkins and Annie Maria Brown

Thomas Jones Perkins

M, b. 13 May 1857, d. 8 September 1932
  • Thomas Jones Perkins was born on 13 May 1857 in Cecil Plains, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Thomas Perkins and Charlotte Jones.
  • He worked on Eskdale Station.
  • At the age of 22 years, Thomas Jones Perkins married Mary Ann Taresa Morahan in 1880 in Queensland. Thomas firstly worked on Eskdale Station, then on Warunda Station at Morven, Augathella Station, and Boothulea Station on the Paroo River.
  • In 1912 At the time of his father's funeral Thomas was living at Burbank.
  • Thomas Jones Perkins died on 8 September 1932 in Queensland at age 75.
  • He was buried in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery.

Vida Lexie Perkins

F, b. 13 May 1904, d. 1 August 1962
  • Vida Lexie Perkins was born on 13 May 1904. She was the daughter of Owen James PERKINS and Annie May.
  • At the age of 25 years, Vida Lexie Perkins married Robert Llyod Sneath, son of Robert Sneath and Mary Johnston, in 1930 in Lismore, New South Wales.
  • Vida Lexie Perkins died on 1 August 1962 in Lismore, New South Wales, at age 58.