Ann Sherwood

F, b. 1844, d. 1 August 1924
  • Ann Sherwood was also known as Hannah.
  • She was born in 1844 in England.
  • Her marriage, at 21 years, to William King was registered in the March 1865 Quarter in London Registration District.
  • Ann Sherwood and William King immigrated to Queensland circa 1865.
  • Ann Sherwood and William King appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Goombungee. William was a farmer. Their sons William, Albert and Charles also lived in the district.
  • Ann Sherwood died on 1 August 1924 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 3 August 1924 in Goombungee Cemetery.

Children of Ann Sherwood and William King

May Sherwood

F, b. circa 1880, d. September 1974
  • May Sherwood was born circa 1880. She was the daughter of William Sherwood and Mary Elizabeth Burt.
  • May Sherwood married Ernest George Harry Shum, son of Herbert Augustus Thomas Shum and Margarethe Mengel, in 1900 in Queensland.
  • May Sherwood appeared on the Electoral Roll with Herbert Augustus Thomas Shum and Margarethe Mengel in 1909 in Perseverance. Herbert was a swayer. Their sons Ernest George (a blacksmith); Alfred Reuben (a sawyer); Sydney (a sawyer) ; daughter Ada and daughter in law May also lived at Perseverance.
  • May Sherwood and Ernest George Harry Shum appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Perseverance. Ernest was a blacksmith.
  • In March 1964,her husband, Ernest George Harry Shum died in Queensland.
  • May Sherwood died in September 1974 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 30 September 1974 in Pinaroo Cemetery.

Children of May Sherwood and Ernest George Harry Shum

Mary Ann Shimmin

F, b. 1840, d. 1916
  • Mary Ann Shimmin was born in 1840 in England. She was the daughter of John Shimmin.
  • She immigrated to Brisbane on 20 November 1864. Daniel 24, and Mary Ann 22 travelled on the Fiery Star with their 3 year old son Daniel.
  • Her marriage, at 29 years, to Daniel Ellis was registered in the December 1869 Quarter in Liverpool, Lancashire Registration District.
  • In 1914,her husband, Daniel Ellis died in Queensland.
  • Mary Ann Shimmin died in 1916 in Queensland.

Children of Mary Ann Shimmin and Daniel Ellis

Ivy Louisa Shipman

F, b. 1893, d. 1967

Elizabeth Shire

F, b. March 1850, d. September 1924
  • Elizabeth Shire's birth was registered in the Chard, Somerset Registration District in the March 1850 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of Frederick William Shire and Mary Trask.
  • At the age of 23 years and 7 months, Elizabeth Shire married John Hockey, son of Isaac Hockey and Eliza Clark, on 28 October 1873 in Shoreditch. John was a police constable 1873 Police Station, Kingston Road, England at the time of their marriage, Elizabeth lived in East Chinnock. Edward H. Lough and A. Henderson were witnesses.
  • Elizabeth Shire and John Hockey appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in East Chinnock. John is shown as a 31 year old thatcher born Middle Chinnock, living with his wife Elizabeth 31 born East Chinnock and children George Walter 5 and Alice Louise 1 both born East Chinnock.
  • Elizabeth Shire and John Hockey appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 in East Chinnock. John is shown as a 41 year old thatcher born Middle Chinnock, living with his wife Elizabeth 41 born East Chinnock, and children George 15, a thatcher, Alice 11 daughter and Ada 4 all born East Chinnock.
  • Elizabeth Shire and John Hockey appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Odcombe.
  • Elizabeth Shire died in September 1924 in Somerset at age 74.

Children of Elizabeth Shire and John Hockey

Frederick William Shire

M, b. 31 October 1813
  • Frederick William Shire was baptized on 31 October 1813 in East Chinnock.
  • Frederick William Shire married Mary Trask.

Child of Frederick William Shire and Mary Trask

Grace Shire

F, b. 1867
  • Grace Shire was born in 1867.
  • Her marriage, at 24 years, to Albert Hockey, daughter of Edmund Hockey and Sarah Anne Patten, was registered in the September 1891 Quarter in Yeovil, Somerset Registration District.
  • Grace Shire and Albert Hockey appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Winscombe. Albert and Grace are living with Frances Shire aged about 13.

Matilda Shire

F, b. 1841
  • Matilda Shire was born in 1841 in East Chinnock.
  • At the age of 18 years, Matilda Shire married Walter Hockey, son of John Hockey and Elizabeth Napper, in December 1859 in West Chinnock.
  • Matilda Shire and Walter Hockey appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in West Chinnock. Walter is shown as a 20 year old gardener, born West Chinnock living as a boarder with Joseph Mumford, a 67 year old sail cloth weaver born West Chinnock. Living with them are Walters wife, Matilda age 20, born East Chinnock and son Walter Richard 9m born East Chinnock and a 9 year old servant Ann Shire (most likely Matilda's sister) born East Chinnock.

Child of Matilda Shire and Walter Hockey

Ellen Jefferis Shirley

F, b. 1908

John Lawrence Shirley

M, b. 1872
  • John Lawrence Shirley was born in 1872 in Quainton, Buckinghamshire.
  • His marriage, at 25 years, to Ellen Mary Jefferis, daughter of Edward Jefferis and Maria Emma Silvester Lasham, was registered in the June 1897 Quarter in Alton, Hampshire Registration District.
  • John Lawrence Shirley and Ellen Mary Jefferis appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Woughton Ent, Buckinghamshire. John is shown as a 29 year old corn merchant, farmer born Quainton, Buckinghamshire and Ellen Mary as 26 born Alton Hampshire.

Child of John Lawrence Shirley and Ellen Mary Jefferis

Frank Reginald Shirtiff

M, b. circa 1890

Catherine (Katie) Shoecraft

F, b. 1890, d. 1978
  • Catherine (Katie) Shoecraft was born in 1890 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Geroge Shoecraft and Catherine Lyons.
  • Katie was a teacher at the Jubilee Vale State School.
  • At the age of 29 years, Catherine (Katie) Shoecraft married William Kennedy Abbot Allen in 1919 in Queensland.
  • Catherine (Katie) Shoecraft died in 1978 in Queensland.

Geroge Shoecraft

M, b. 1850, d. 1902
  • Geroge Shoecraft was born in 1850. He was the son of Peter Shoecraft and Mary Stenner.
  • At the age of 27 years, Geroge Shoecraft married Catherine Lyons in 1877.
  • On 7 July 1895,his wife, Catherine Lyons died. She died intestate and was of West Pairie near Jondaryan.
  • Geroge Shoecraft died in 1902. He was a farmer and grazier of Crow's Nest.
  • Probate for his estate was granted on 27 December 1902; to Patrick O'Brien Toowoomba and James Lyons of Nanango.

Children of Geroge Shoecraft and Catherine Lyons

John Shoecraft

M, b. 1878

Mary Shoecraft

F, b. 1883

Peter Shoecraft

M, b. 1885, d. 1979

Winifred Shoecraft

F, b. 1888

Alfred Theodore Shoglund

M, b. circa 1890

Henry C F Shorney

M, b. March 1913
  • Henry C F Shorney's birth was registered in the Pancras, London Registration District in the March 1913 Quarter.

Minnie Weed Short

F, b. circa 1890, d. 1928
  • Minnie Weed Short was born circa 1890. She was the daugher of James Short and Mary Hannah Hopper.
  • Minnie Weed Short married Thomas Henry Kahler, son of Henry Kahler and Wiebke Margaretha (Margaret) Ramke, in 1921 in Queensland.
  • Minnie Weed Short and Thomas Henry Kahler appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Paddington. Thomas was a railway worker.
  • Minnie Weed Short died in 1928 in Queensland. Her cause of death was rheumatic fever, nephritis and uraemia. After her death the children were sent to live with Thomas' sister Hannah at Geham where they attended the Geham State School.

Violet Alice F Short

F, b. circa 1890
  • Violet Alice F Short was born circa 1890.
  • Her marriage to Alfred Ernest Vowden, son of Stephen James Vowden and Jane Robbins, was registered in the March 1909 Quarter in Southhampton, Hampshire Registration District.
  • At the time of the 1911 census Violet Alice F Short was living in the household of Jane Robbins in Hampshire. Jane was shown as the 51 year old widowed head of the household. Living with her was Elizabeth Vowden 27 (daughter in law); Violet 22, (daughter in law); a 19 year old (Bertram?); a 13 year old (Margaret?); an 11year old (Nora?) and 5 month old Ernest (her grandson.)

Children of Violet Alice F Short and Alfred Ernest Vowden

Agnes Louisa Shorten

F, b. 1 March 1861, d. 8 May 1917
  • Agnes Louisa Shorten was born on 1 March 1861 in Norfolk, England. She was the daughter of William Shorten and Elizabeth.
  • At the age of 26 years, 2 months and 22 days, Agnes Louisa Shorten married Thomas Chambers on 23 May 1887 in Norfolk, England.
  • Agnes Louisa Shorten and Thomas Chambers immigrated to Maryborough on 14 October 1887. Thomas 29, and Louisa 27 sailed on the Oriana from Plymouth on 6 July 1887.
  • Agnes Louisa Shorten and Thomas Chambers appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1908 living at Crow's Nest. Thomas was a farmer and Louisa carried out home duties.
  • Agnes Louisa Shorten died on 8 May 1917 in Queensland at age 56.
  • She was buried on 10 May 1917 in Toowong Cemetery.

Children of Agnes Louisa Shorten and Thomas Chambers

Alfred Reuben Leopold Shum

M, b. 2 September 1882, d. 28 April 1957
  • Alfred Reuben Leopold Shum was born on 2 September 1882 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Herbert Augustus Thomas Shum and Margarethe Mengel.
  • Alf worked at Duncan and Archibald Munro's sawmill and later farmed the land at Ravensbourne.
  • Alfred Reuben Leopold Shum appeared on the Electoral Roll with Herbert Augustus Thomas Shum and Margarethe Mengel in 1903 in Perseverance. Herbert was a sawyer at the Perseverance Sawmill. Their sons Henry and Aflred were also sawyers at the mill.
  • Alfred Reuben Leopold Shum appeared on the Electoral Roll with Herbert Augustus Thomas Shum and Margarethe Mengel in 1909 in Perseverance. Herbert was a swayer. Their sons Ernest George (a blacksmith); Alfred Reuben (a sawyer); Sydney (a sawyer) ; daughter Ada and daughter in law May also lived at Perseverance.
  • Alfred Reuben Leopold Shum appeared on the Electoral Roll with Herbert Augustus Thomas Shum and Margarethe Mengel in 1913 in Perseverance. Herbert was a farmer. Their son Alfred was a sawyer and son Sydney a labourer. Daughter Minnie carried out home duties.
  • At the age of 34 years, 6 months and 19 days, Alfred Reuben Leopold Shum married Nellie Craig Bidgood, daughter of Alfred William (Fred) Bidgood and Alice Gray, on 21 March 1917 in Queensland.
  • Alfred Reuben Leopold Shum and Nellie Craig Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1921 living at Perseverance. Alfred was a sawyer.
  • Alfred Reuben Leopold Shum and Nellie Craig Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1949 living at Perseverance. Alfred was a sawyer.
  • Alfred Reuben Leopold Shum died on 28 April 1957 in Queensland at age 74.
  • He was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Children of Alfred Reuben Leopold Shum and Nellie Craig Bidgood

Archibald Henry Shum

M, b. 1908

Charles William Frederick Shum

M, b. 1892, d. 17 July 1971
  • Charles William Frederick Shum was born in 1892 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Herbert Augustus Thomas Shum and Margarethe Mengel.
  • Charles was a groomsman at the wedding of Sydney Augustus Rudophus Shum and Annie Maria Ottilie Muller, daughter of Wlhelm August Muller and Emily Marie Rosalie Raeck, in November 1915 in Queensland; The Queensland Times reported on the wedding:- "ORANGE BLOSSOMS. SHUM--MULLER. A very pretty wedding (writes our Engelbourg correspondent) was celebrated at the residence of Mr. W. Muller, of Fraser View, the contracting parties being Miss Annie Muller, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Muller, and Mr. Sydney Shum fourth son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Shum. The Rev. C. Hof, pastor of the Evangelist Lutheran Church, officiated. The bride, who was given away by her father, looked charming in a dress of ivory silk, with overdress of net lace; tunic skirt, blouse of cross-over effect. lovely white ribbon belt, streamers V-shape over left hip, caught at the knee with horseshoe, and orange blossoms, V-shaped yoke of silk embossed lace finished with pearls, and a wreath of orange blossoms completed the handsome costume. The bride, who carried a bouquet of white flowers, with asparagus ferns, was attended by her cousin, Miss Sophie Richter, who looked charming in a silk voile dress, overdress of net lace, tunic skirt, blouse of cross-over, effect, white mauve ribbon belt, streamers in V-shape over left hip caught at the knee with horse shoe and pale pink roses, finished with pearls and orange blossoms. She wore a white hat with pink roses to harmonise. The bridesmaid also carried a bouquet of white flowers and asparagus ferns, the gift of the bride. Mr. Charles Shum, brother of the bride groom, acted as best man. The bridegroom's gift to the bride was a gold photo pendant and chain; to thee bridesmaid a handsome gold brooch, and to the best man a gold watch and chain pendant. The marriage ceremony took place in the drawing-room, which was prettily decorated for the occasion by the lady friends of the bride. An arch was arranged, bearing the motto "God Bless the Union" with a white wedding bell in the centre, under which the happy couple were rested. After the ceremony the wedding party adjourned for the wedding breakfast. On the centre of the table was a three-tier wedding cake. The usual toasts were honoured, and responded to. Speeches were made by the Rev. gentleman, Cr. Lotz, Mr. F. Richter, Mr. W. Muller, and others. The bride's travelling dress was of a navy blue poplin, coat and skirt. The happy couple will spend the honey moon at Southport and in New South Wales. On their return they will take up their residence at Perseverance, where the bridegroom is engaged at a sawmill."
  • At the age of 25 years, Charles William Frederick Shum married Ethel May Armstrong in 1917 in Queensland.
  • Charles William Frederick Shum and Ethel May Armstrong appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1921 living at Perseverance. Charles was an engine driver.
  • On 20 September 1967,his wife, Ethel May Armstrong died in Queensland.
  • Charles William Frederick Shum died on 17 July 1971 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 19 July 1971 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. PLAW2-002-0005.

Clara Olive Shum

F, b. 1908, d. 28 May 1914
  • Clara Olive Shum was born in 1908 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Ernest George Harry Shum and May Sherwood.
  • Clara Olive Shum died on 28 May 1914 in Perseverance, Queensland. while playing near the Perseverance Mill when a large log rolled over her - The Daily Standard reported:- "A shocking fatality occurred at Perseverance on Friday afternoon, whereby a little girl, Clara Shum, daughter of Mr and Mrs H. Shum, well known residents, was killed in a painfully tragic manner (writes a Crow's Nest representative). The wee maiden, who was only six years of age, was playing with: some other children about the sawmill yards, when a tog rolled and, passing over the child, crushed out the little life instantaneously. The utmost sympathy is felt for, the family. The funeral took place this afternoon, at Cabarluh. A remarkable sequel to the sad event was reported later, when a boy named William Muller, whilst riding to the funeral of the little girl, had his pony fall with him, whereby he sustained a fractured arm and'some other bruises. The lad was conveyed to. Crow's Nest, where Dr. Henderson set the injured limb."
  • She was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery. LUTH1-00B-0028.

Edward Norman Oscar Shum

M, b. 1898, d. June 1989
  • Edward Norman Oscar Shum was born in 1898 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Herbert Augustus Thomas Shum and Margarethe Mengel.
  • Edward Norman Oscar Shum and Herbert Augustus Thomas Shum appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Perseverance. Herbert was a sawyerr. Son Edward was a labourer.
  • Edward Norman Oscar Shum and Herman Michael John (Jack) Shum appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Perseverance. They were labourers.
  • Edward Norman Oscar Shum died in June 1989.
  • He was buried on 20 June 1989 in Mt Gravatt Cemetery.

Ernest George Harry Shum

M, b. 1878, d. March 1964
  • Ernest George Harry Shum was born in 1878 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Herbert Augustus Thomas Shum and Margarethe Mengel.
  • At the age of 22 years, Ernest George Harry Shum married May Sherwood in 1900 in Queensland.
  • Ernest George Harry Shum appeared on the Electoral Roll with Herbert Augustus Thomas Shum and Margarethe Mengel in 1909 in Perseverance. Herbert was a swayer. Their sons Ernest George (a blacksmith); Alfred Reuben (a sawyer); Sydney (a sawyer) ; daughter Ada and daughter in law May also lived at Perseverance.
  • Ernest George Harry Shum and May Sherwood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Perseverance. Ernest was a blacksmith.
  • On 28 May 1914,his daughter, Clara Olive Shum died in Perseverance, Queensland. While playing near the Perseverance Mill when a large log rolled over her - The Daily Standard reported:- "A shocking fatality occurred at Perseverance on Friday afternoon, whereby a little girl, Clara Shum, daughter of Mr and Mrs H. Shum, well known residents, was killed in a painfully tragic manner (writes a Crow's Nest representative). The wee maiden, who was only six years of age, was playing with: some other children about the sawmill yards, when a tog rolled and, passing over the child, crushed out the little life instantaneously. The utmost sympathy is felt for, the family. The funeral took place this afternoon, at Cabarluh. A remarkable sequel to the sad event was reported later, when a boy named William Muller, whilst riding to the funeral of the little girl, had his pony fall with him, whereby he sustained a fractured arm and'some other bruises. The lad was conveyed to. Crow's Nest, where Dr. Henderson set the injured limb."
  • Ernest George Harry Shum appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1921 living at Perseverance. Ernest was a blacksmith.
  • In 1922 Ernest was working at the Perseverance Mill when he was called upon to rescue an injured miner near Murphy's Creek. Despite the efforts of Ernest and others the miner died.
  • Ernest George Harry Shum died in March 1964 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 7 March 1964 in Pinaroo Cemetery.

Children of Ernest George Harry Shum and May Sherwood

Henry Herbert Conrad Shum

M, b. 1880, d. 1918
  • Henry Herbert Conrad Shum was born in 1880 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Herbert Augustus Thomas Shum and Margarethe Mengel.
  • Henry Herbert Conrad Shum appeared on the Electoral Roll with Herbert Augustus Thomas Shum and Margarethe Mengel in 1903 in Perseverance. Herbert was a sawyer at the Perseverance Sawmill. Their sons Henry and Aflred were also sawyers at the mill.
  • At the age of 27 years, Henry Herbert Conrad Shum married Sarah Ann Giles on 16 October 1907 in New South Wales.
  • Henry Herbert Conrad Shum died in 1918 in New South Wales. He died from an attack of appendicitus.

Children of Henry Herbert Conrad Shum and Sarah Ann Giles

Herbert (Alan) Shum

M, b. 1914, d. 1981