Maria Theresa Francisca Briese1,2

F, b. 12 September 1849, d. 26 July 1945
  • Maria Theresa Francisca Briese was born on 12 September 1849. She was the daughter of Ernest Briese and Johannah Zieldorft.1,3
  • Maria Theresa Francisca Briese married Heinrich Anton Steinmuller circa 1870.1
  • Maria Theresa Francisca Briese and Heinrich Anton Steinmuller immigrated to Queensland on 25 June 1884. Henrich, 39 and Marie 35 travelled on the Duke of Westminister with their three children Wilhelmine 11, Henrich 3 and Martha an infant.4
  • On 17 June 1933,her husband, Heinrich Anton Steinmuller died in Queensland at age 88.1,5
  • Maria Theresa Francisca Briese died on 26 July 1945 in Queensland at age 95.1,2
  • She was buried on 27 July 1945 in Cabarlah Cemetery.1

Children of Maria Theresa Francisca Briese and Heinrich Anton Steinmuller

Citations

  1. Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery, online http://ww2.toowoombarc.qld.gov.au/index.php
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1945/C3689     Maria Theresa Francisca     Steinmuller.
  3. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1945     C3689     Maria Theresa Francisca     Steinmuller     ;Ernest Briese     ;Johannah Zieldorft.
  4. Queensland Archives, online http://www.archives.qld.gov.au/downloads/Indexes, Assisted Immigration Index 1829-1912 - Surname shown as Stimmuller.
  5. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1933     C3430     Heinrich     Steinmuller     -      - ** born West Prussia, Germany aged 88 years.
  6. Queensland Archives, online http://www.archives.qld.gov.au/downloads/Indexes, Assisted Immigration Index 1829-1912.
  7. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1885/C2864     Mathilda Louisa Antonie     Steinmuller;     Heinrich Anton;     Maria Briese.
  8. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1886/C4011     Bertha Magdalena     Steinmuller;     Heinrich     ;Maria Briese.
  9. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1888/C4691     Carl Hermann     Steinmuller;     Heinrich;     Maria Buise.
  10. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1890/C6142     Emilie     Steinmuller;     Heinrich;     Maria Briese.

Martha Emilie Briese1

F, b. 1900

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1921/C905     Briese     Martha Emilie;     Hill     Otto Hermann.
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1900/C5662     Martha Emilie     Briese     ;Ernst     ;Wilhelmine Louise Wolter.
  3. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Crow's Nest 1930.

Paul Ernst Edward Briese1

M, b. 1894, d. 1975

Citations

  1. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Marriage 1916/C1722     Vonhoff     Auguste Mathilda Wilhelmine     ;Briese     Paul Ernst Edward.
  2. Robin Astbury, "Fam Desc Sht, Vonhoff."
  3. Queensland Archives, online http://www.archives.qld.gov.au/downloads/Indexes, Assisted Immigration Index 1848-1912.
  4. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1975     C3460     Paul Ernest Edward     Briese;     Ernest Edward Briese;      Wilhemina Wolter.

Percy Briese1

M, b. circa 1916, d. October 1918

Citations

  1. Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery, online http://ww2.toowoombarc.qld.gov.au/index.php, Crows Nest Cemetery.

Ruby Briese1

F, b. 1911

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1911/C11591     Ruby     Briese     ;August;     Anna Maria Magdalene Stark.

Walter Johann Briese1

M, b. 5 November 1902, d. 1964

Citations

  1. Briese Family Genealogy Pages, online http://www.gang-gang.net/briesegenealogy
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1902/C5541     Walter Johann     Briese     ;August;     Anna Maria Stark.
  3. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Crows Nest 1930.
  4. High Country News, 5 June 2012, 12, Worker (Brisbane, Qld. : 1890 - 1955) Monday 24 May 1943 p 6 Article.
  5. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1964/C5081     Walter Johann     Briese;     August;     Anna Maria Magdalena Stark.

Wilhelmina Maria Olga (Minnie) Briese1

F, b. 14 September 1890, d. 10 February 1917

Wilhelmina Maria Olga (Minnie nee Briese) Schmaling 1890-1917. Photo thanks to Dawn Lever
  • Wilhelmina Maria Olga (Minnie) Briese was born on 14 September 1890 in Queensland.1
  • She was the daughter of August Ferdinand Briese and Anna (Maria) Magdaline Stark.1
  • Wilhelmina Maria Olga (Minnie) Briese a Briese family photo was taken at their Douglas home on the occasion of the wedding of their eldest daughter Auguste to Joseph Edser.2
  • At the age of 18 years, Wilhelmina Maria Olga (Minnie) Briese married Wilhelm Frederick Schmaling, son of Christian Frederick Schmaling and Johanna Klemm, in 1909.3
  • On 29 July 1910,Wilhelmina Maria Olga (Minnie) Briese's son, William (Frederick) Schmaling was buried in Douglas Cemetery. SEC1-009-0007.4
  • Wilhelmina Maria Olga (Minnie) Briese died on 10 February 1917 in Queensland at age 26.5
  • She was buried on 12 February 1917 in Douglas Cemetery.6

Children of Wilhelmina Maria Olga (Minnie) Briese and Wilhelm Frederick Schmaling

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1890/C3515     Maria Olga     Briese;     August Ferdinand     ;Anna Stark.
  2. Web.
  3. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1909/C2945     Schmaling     Wilhelm Friedrich;     Briese     Minnie Olga.
  4. Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery, online http://ww2.toowoombarc.qld.gov.au/index.php
  5. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1917/C1080     Minna Olga     Schmaling;     August Ferdienant Briese     ;Anna Maria Magdelena Stark.
  6. Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery, online http://ww2.toowoombarc.qld.gov.au/index.php, SEC1-011-0010.
  7. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1910/C11609     Wilhelm Frederick     Schmaling;     Wilhelm Friedrick     ;Minna Olga Briese.
  8. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1911/C12209     Percy     Schmaling;     William Friedrich     ;Minnie Olga Briese.

Wilhelmine Augusta Emilie (Minna) Briese1,2

F, b. 1892, d. 1923

Citations

  1. Queensland Archives, online http://www.archives.qld.gov.au/downloads/Indexes, Assisted Immigration Index 1848-1912.
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1923/C913     Wilhelmina Augusta Emilie     Bruggemann     ;Ernst Edward Briese     ;Wilhelmine Louise Wolter.
  3. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1912/C3478     Briese     Minna Augusta Ottilie;     Bruggemann     Freadrich Wilhelm.
  4. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Dows Sub Div Highfields 1913.

William Edward Briese1

M, b. 1899, d. 15 June 1977
  • William Edward Briese was born in 1899 in Queensland.1
  • He was the son of August Ferdinand Briese and Anna (Maria) Magdaline Stark.1
  • William Edward Briese a Briese family photo was taken at their Douglas home on the occasion of the wedding of their eldest daughter Auguste to Joseph Edser.2
  • At the age of 24 years, William Edward Briese married Annie Rose, daughter of Herman Rose and Annie Oliver, in 1923 in Queensland.3
  • William Edward Briese and Annie Rose appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1943 living at Crow's Nest. William was an engine driver.4
  • William Edward Briese died on 15 June 1977 in Queensland.5
  • He was buried on 20 June 1977 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.5

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1899/C5313     William Edward     Briese;     August     ;Anna Maria Stark.
  2. Web.
  3. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1923/C1732     Rose     Annie;     Briese     William Edward.
  4. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs Sub Div Crows Nest 1930-1943.
  5. Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery, online http://ww2.toowoombarc.qld.gov.au/index.php, Crows Nest Cemetery.

Franz Joachim Heinrich Briesemann1

M, b. 13 March 1899, d. 1973
  • Franz Joachim Heinrich Briesemann was born on 13 March 1899 in New Zealand. He was the son of Rose Judith Jane and Heinrich Wilhelm Carl BRIESEMANN.1,2,3
  • At the age of 24 years, Franz Joachim Heinrich Briesemann married Ivy Witt, daughter of Robert Henry Witt and Cecilia Higgins Eyles, in 1924 in New Zealand.1
  • Franz Joachim Heinrich Briesemann died in 1973 in New Zealand.3

Citations

  1. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Marriage 1924/5258 Ivy      Witt ;     Franz Joachim Heinrich      Briesemann.
  2. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Births 1899/12407     Briesemann Franz Joachim Heinrich ;     Rose Judith Jane; Heinrich Wilhelm Carl.
  3. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Death 1973/29142     Briesman      Francis Joseph Henry ;     13 March 1899.

Edith May Brigden1

F, b. 1888, d. 18 December 1972
  • Edith May Brigden was born in 1888 in Sydney, New South Wales. She was the daughter of George BRIGDEN and Mary Ann.1,2,3
  • At the age of 24 years, Edith May Brigden married Daniel Bird, son of William John Bird and Priscilla McMunn, in 1912 in Dubbo, New South Wales.1,4
  • Edith May Brigden died on 18 December 1972 in Dubbo, New South Wales.1,2
  • She was buried in Geurie Cemetery.1

Citations

  1. Australian Cemeteries Index, online http://cemindex.arkangles.com/cemetery-inscriptions.php, Geurie Cemetery.
  2. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Death 70436/1972       BIRD       EDITH MAY ;      GEORGE ;      MARY ANNE       DUBBO.
  3. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Birth 3715/1888       BRIGDEN       EDITH M ;      GEORGE A ;       MARY ANN ;      SYDNEY.
  4. NSW Births Deaths & Marriages Index, online http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm, Marriage 1617/1912       BIRD       DANIEL ;      BRIGDEN       EDITH M      ; DUBBO.

Charles Bright1

M, b. 1831
  • Charles Bright was born in 1831 in Hockley, Essex.1
  • He was the son of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood.1
  • Charles Bright married Louisa Unknown circa 1855.1
  • "--"" in 1871.
  • Charles Bright appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Smith House, Great Stambridge, Essex. Charles is shown as a 50 year old farmer of 50 acres, born Hockly, Essex, living with his wife Louisa 50, born Chelmsford and a 17 year old servant Eliza Spooner, born Burnham, Essex.1,2

Citations

  1. Census 1881 British, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Search/frameset_search.asp, Census Place Great Stambridge, Essex, England;Family History Library Film      1341427; Public Records Office Reference RG11;Piece / Folio 1771 / 72; Page Number 10.
  2. Family Search, online https://www.familysearch.org

Edward Bright1

M, b. circa 1800, d. 1856
  • Edward Bright was born circa 1800 in Rochford, Essex.2
  • From the Piggotts Trade Directory:HOCKLEY is a pleasant village, situated between Rayleigh and Rochford; distant from the former two miles, and from the latter four. The parish is extensive, containing about 5,000 acres; the soil is in general heavy, but considered good. The church, which is about half a mile from the village, is seated upon an eminence; it is a plain building, with a tower and small spire; Wadham college has the gift of the living
    (1823 Trade Directory.)
  • Edward Bright married Mary Lockwood, daughter of Bernard Brand Lockwood and Rachel Harrington, on 10 February 1825 in Marks Teys, Essex.3
  • Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 in Hockley, Essex. Edward is shown as a 40 year old farmer, living with his wife Mary also 40, daughter Mary 15, daughter Sarah 6, son Henry 4, and daughter Ann 1(Emily Ann). An 8 year old boy John Lockwood was also living with them, as well as 3 farm hands. (Aaron Lockwood aged 20 is also a bailiff but he was living at Trumpington Farm , Great Tey not with the Brights.)4,3
  • In 1848 he was a cattle dealer, Bartons and a farmer in Hockley, Essex.5
  • Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Trumpingtons Farm, Great Tey. Edward Is shown as a 51 year old farm bailiff born Rochford, living with his wife Mary born Marks Tey aged 49, and daughter Emily aged 10 , a scholar born Hockley.2
  • There is a death of a Mary Lockwood recorded in the Lexden, Essex in 1853, however, this may not be the correct date of death for this Mary Lockwood.6
  • There is a death of a Edward Bright recorded in the Lexden, Essex in 1856, however, this may not be the correct date of death for thisEdward Bright.7
  • In 1866 From The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales...., by John Marius Wilson. circa 1866
    HOCKLEY, a village and a parish in Rochford district, Essex. The village stands on a hill, 1½ mile S of the river Crouch, 4 NW of Rochford, and 6 N of Benfleet r. station; and has a post-office under Chelmsford. The parish comprises 4,614 acres. Real property, £6,108; of which £65 are in fisheries. Pop., 798. Houses, 170. The property is much subdivided. High grounds here command some fine views. Wharves, and remains of an ancient bridge, are on the Crouch at Hull-Bridges; and the river there is fordable at low water. A pump-room with baths, and a hotel, were erected at a recently discovered medicinal spring; but they proved unsuccessful, and the pump-room is used as a Baptist chapel. There is a large barrow. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £165. Patron, Wadham College, Oxford. The church is Norman; has a massive octagonal tower; was founded by Canute, in memory of his victory over Edmund Ironside at Ashingdon; and has been restored. Charities £13.

Children of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood

Citations

  1. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Death Certificate - Emily Ann Jefferis.
  2. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1851 Census Parish of Great Tey District of Rochester HO107/1782.
  3. Family Search, online https://www.familysearch.org
  4. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1841 Census Parish of Hockley HO 107/337/11.
  5. History House-a dip in the history of Essex, online http://www.historyhouse.co.uk/placeG/essexg29c.html, PO Directory Hockley 1848.
  6. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Deaths Mar 1853 Bright Mary; Lexden      4a     175.
  7. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Deaths Jun 1856 Bright Edward; Lexden 4a 171.
  8. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1841 Census.
  9. Census 1881 British, online http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Search/frameset_search.asp, Census Place Great Stambridge, Essex, England;Family History Library Film      1341427; Public Records Office Reference RG11;Piece / Folio 1771 / 72; Page Number 10.
  10. Unknown subject, 1861 Census - Original, St Peter Finbury.

Emily Ann Bright

F, b. 12 June 1840, d. 14 February 1921

Emily Jefferis (nee Bright) on the steps of her house in Bundaberg. Taken about 1920.
  • Emily Ann Bright was born on 12 June 1840 in Hockley, Essex, England. Note: Registration District of Rochford.1
  • She was the daughter of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Emily Ann Bright was living in the household of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood in Hockley, Essex. Edward is shown as a 40 year old farmer, living with his wife Mary also 40, daughter Mary 15, daughter Sarah 6, son Henry 4, and daughter Ann 1(Emily Ann). An 8 year old boy John Lockwood was also living with them, as well as 3 farm hands. (Aaron Lockwood aged 20 is also a bailiff but he was living at Trumpington Farm , Great Tey not with the Brights.)2,3
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Emily Ann Bright was living in the household of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood in Trumpingtons Farm, Great Tey. Edward Is shown as a 51 year old farm bailiff born Rochford, living with his wife Mary born Marks Tey aged 49, and daughter Emily aged 10 , a scholar born Hockley.4
  • Emily Ann Bright appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in Stratford, West Hampshire. Emily was working as a servant at the Swan Inn. She was 21 years old, single and her place of birth was listed as Hockley, Essex.5,3
  • At the age of 22 years, Emily Ann Bright married Robert Kemp Jefferis, son of Henry Jefferis and Ann Sparshott, on 12 June 1862 in St Margarets Church, Plumstead, Kent, England. Witnesses to the wedding were John Thorpe and Lucie Stone. Robert's profession was shown as a corn dealer. He was 25 years old, and Emily was 22. He lived in Hertford, she in Plumstead. Robert's father Henry was shown as a farmer, and Emily's father Edward Bright was also a farmer.6
  • Emily Ann Bright and Robert Kemp Jefferis immigrated to Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in January 1863. They came on the "Swiftsure" to the Port of Melbourne. Emily brought with her a sewing box that is still held by a family member today.7

  • Emily and Robert lived in Melbourne for a time after their arrival in Australia. Their first child Margaret Lockwood was born there. She died when she was only 16 months old in Ballarat. A few months later their second child, Edith Mary was born while they were living in Ballarat.8
  • On 29 March 1865,Emily Ann Bright's daughter, Margaret Lockwood Jefferis was buried in Ballarat Cemetery at age 1.9
  • According to family hearsay, Robert would leave Emily and go searching for gold. She often didn't know his whereabouts and it seems it was a habit he got into during their early married life. He must have left Emily and Edith in Ballart while he travelled to Queensland. On 3 September Emily placed the following advertisement in the Brisbane Courier Mail. It ran until at least the 15th September 1866
    Mr Robert Kemp Jefferis of Alton Hampshire - Dear Roby, please send for me at once - Emily, Creswick's Road, Ballarat.10
  • Emily Ann Bright and Robert Kemp Jefferis moved to Central Queensland in 1867.Robert must have "sent for" Emily, or returned for her himself because the small family travelled overland to Rockhampton meeting only one bushranger according to family hearsay.8
  • Between 1867 and 1882 they lived in various places along Central Railway Line. During this time five more children were born, three boys and two girls.8
  • On 11 October 1876 Emily Ann Bright and Robert Kemp Jefferis lived in Kent Street, Rockhampton, Queensland. Robert Kemp's occupation is shown as a railway contractor.11
  • About 1882 Emily Ann Bright and Robert Kemp Jefferis moved to Bundaberg . Edith's orbituary noted that she had come to Bundaberg 39 years before her death - probably about the time of the birth of their daugther Edith's baby, Bessie.12
  • Emily Ann Bright and Anne Jefferis appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Crofton Street, Bundaberg. Emily carried out domestic duties and Anne was a store keeper. Son Arthur, a horse driver also lived with them as did Emily's grandaughter Bessie.13
  • Between 1903 and 1919 Emily Ann Bright lived in Crofton Street, Bundaberg.14
  • She and Anne Jefferis appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Crofton Street, Bundaberg. Emily was shown as carrying out domestic duties. Anne was a store keeper and Bessie who also lived with them also carried out domestic duties. Emily's son Arthur, a blacksmith lived in Braynan Street.15
  • Emily Ann Bright and Arthur Jefferis appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1919 and 1921 living at Electra Street, Bundaberg. Arthur was a blacksmith. Bessie Jefferis also lived with them.14,16
  • In 1921 Emily Ann Bright lived in Fairymead Road, Bundaberg.12
  • Newspaper clipping undated - February 1921
    General regret was expressed in town yesterday when it became known that Mrs Emily Ann Jefferis had passed away at the residence of her son Mr Arthur Jefferis of North Bundaberg. The deceased who had reached the venerable age of 81 years, was a very old resident, and was, with her late husband and family, widely known as highly respected. She accompanied her husband from Victoria to Rockhampton, the late Mr Jefferis holding the position of accountant to Messers O'Rourke and Sharry, railway contractors, who built Central Railways. On the termination of the contract, 39 years ago Mr and Mrs Jefferis came to Bundaberg and settled here. Mr Jefferis passed away some 24 years ago. The deceased leaves a family of three daughters, Mrs S H Chambers of Biggenden, Mrs Alf Faulkner of Alton, Burnett Heads, Miss Bessie Jefferis and one son, Mr Arthur Jefferis to mourn their irreparable loss, to whom general sympathy will be extended. The funeral will leave the residence of Mr Arthur Jefferis, Fairy-mead Road, at 2 o'clock this afternoon fro the General Cemetery, the arrangements being in the hands of Mr H C Garland.
  • Emily Ann Bright died on 14 February 1921 in Fairymead Road, North Bundaberg, Queensland, at age 80. Emily's age is on her death certificate is shown as 80 years and 10 months. Her father's name is given as Henry Edward Bright, however her married certificate shows Edward Bright. Her death certificate states she was living 4 yrs in Victoria. She died of gradual senility. Informant of her death was Arthur Jefferis. Living children are given as Edith Mary 56, Anne 48, Arthur 43 and Bessie aged 39.17,18
  • She was buried on 15 February 1921 in Grave A2 P809, Bundaberg Cemetery, Queensland. Emily's son Arthur is also buried at that site.
    The grave headstone reads
    Emily Ann Jefferis died 15th Feb 1921 Aged 80 years
    Also her beloved daughter Sarah Ellen Died 3 Dec 1885 Aged 16 years At Rest
    .19,20
  • A stain glass window, dedicated to Emily and Robert Kemp was erected in the Anglican Church by their children.

Children of Emily Ann Bright and Robert Kemp Jefferis

Citations

  1. Anne Jefferis, Birth Registraion Anne Jefferis 1873/607572, Henry Jefferis 1876/2738 268 (1873).
  2. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1841 Census Parish of Hockley HO 107/337/11.
  3. Family Search, online https://www.familysearch.org
  4. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1851 Census Parish of Great Tey District of Rochester HO107/1782.
  5. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1861 Census District of St Johns RG9/1055.
  6. Certificate, Emily Ann Bright & Robert Kemp Jefferis marriage of 12 June 1862.
  7. Robert and Emily Jefferis, "Swiftsure" Ships Passenger List, 1862.
  8. Gertrude Norman, "My Grandfather."
  9. Old Ballarat Cemetery, online http://ballaratcemeteries.com.au/old_ballarat.htm, JEFFERIES MARGARET L.     16MTH     29/03/1865.
  10. Australian Newspapers beta, online http://ndpbeta.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/1274269, Brisbane Courier Mail 15 September 1866.
  11. Henry Jefferis, Death of Henry Jefferis.
  12. Funeral Notice, Emily Ann Jefferis, 1923.
  13. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div of Capricornia - Bundaberg 1903.
  14. Electoral Role; Various, Various.
  15. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div of Capricornia - Bundaberg 1908.
  16. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div of Capricornia - Bundaberg 1919.
  17. QLD, BDM Index, online https://www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/BirIndexQry.m, Death Certificate - Emily Ann Jefferis 1921/000076.
  18. Unknown name of person, unknown short title, Emily Ann Jefferis 1921/76 8834.
  19. Bundaberg Cemetery Records, online http://bucc.bundaberg.qld.gov.au/city-services/cemetery
  20. Emily Ann (nee Bright) & Sarah Ellen Jefferis Grave Headstone, unknown repository, unknown repository address.

Henry Lockwood Bright1,2

M, b. 1838
  • Henry Lockwood Bright was born in 1838 in Hockley, Essex.
  • He was the son of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood.3
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Henry Lockwood Bright was living in the household of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood in Hockley, Essex. Edward is shown as a 40 year old farmer, living with his wife Mary also 40, daughter Mary 15, daughter Sarah 6, son Henry 4, and daughter Ann 1(Emily Ann). An 8 year old boy John Lockwood was also living with them, as well as 3 farm hands. (Aaron Lockwood aged 20 is also a bailiff but he was living at Trumpington Farm , Great Tey not with the Brights.)4,5
  • Henry Lockwood Bright appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Great Coggeshall, Essex. Henry was working as a drapers apprentice for Samuel Kettel. He was 13 years old and born in Hockley.2

Citations

  1. The only place Henry's middle initial appears on any records found so far is the 1851 Census and I have assumed the middle name to be Lockwood.
  2. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1851 Census Parish of Great Coggeshall HO107/1723.
  3. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1841 Census Hockley.
  4. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1841 Census Parish of Hockley HO 107/337/11.
  5. Family Search, online https://www.familysearch.org

James Bright1

M, b. 1834
  • James Bright was born in 1834 in Hockley, Essex.1
  • He was the son of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood.1
  • His marriage, at 25 years, to Hannah Webb was registered in the June 1859 Quarter in East London, London Registration District.2
  • James Bright appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in Cambridge Terrace, Finsbury, Middlesex. James is shown as a 27 year old draper's assistant, born Hockley, Essex living with his wife Hannah aged 26, born Roydon Essex and Mary Webb his 28 year old sister-in-law born Roydon Essex. Also Ellen Webb, sister-in-law aged 5, a scholar. Visiting them is Edward Borseley a 26 year old draper's assistant born Farthington, Northampton. Sarah A Outer ? a 17 year old house servant born Hockley Essex is also on the premises.1

Citations

  1. Unknown subject, 1861 Census - Original, St Peter Finbury.
  2. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Marriages Jun 1859 Bright      James; Webb Hannah      ; E London 1c     13.

Leonard Bright1

M, b. 1879

Citations

  1. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Birth 1879/13332     Bright      Leonard;      Martha Ann;     Robert.

Mary Bright1

F, b. 1826
  • Mary Bright was born in 1826 in Hockley, Essex.1

Citations

  1. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1841 Census.

Mary Bright

F, b. 1800
  • Mary Bright was born in 1800.
  • Mary Bright married Moses Lockwood, son of Bernard Brand Lockwood and Rachel Harrington, circa 1825. Researcher Note : Not sure if this is correct. If it is, Mary is possibly the sister of Edward Bright who married Moses' sister Mary Lockwwod.1

Citations

  1. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Private MFT Aug 06.

Mary Lockwood Bright1,2

F, b. 1826
  • Mary Lockwood Bright was born in 1826 in Hockley, Essex. Even though the 1851 census shows her birth place as Rochford. This information was most likely to have been given by her employer, not Mary herself.2
  • She was the daughter of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood.2
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Mary Lockwood Bright was living in the household of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood in Hockley, Essex. Edward is shown as a 40 year old farmer, living with his wife Mary also 40, daughter Mary 15, daughter Sarah 6, son Henry 4, and daughter Ann 1(Emily Ann). An 8 year old boy John Lockwood was also living with them, as well as 3 farm hands. (Aaron Lockwood aged 20 is also a bailiff but he was living at Trumpington Farm , Great Tey not with the Brights.)3,4
  • Mary Lockwood Bright appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Barling, Essex. The census shows that Mary is a single 25 year old governess, born Rochford, working for the family of James Lambert.5
  • Mary may have been working as a housekeeper to Charles and Jane Adams in Herford at the time of the 1861 Census. The records shows she was 29 years old (not 35) and was born in Hockley, Essex; She is shown as an unmarried 29 year old, assistant housekeeper who was born in Hockley Essex. She is living with Charles Adams,an inkeeper and his wife Jane and a number of servants, visitors to the inn and lodgers.6

Citations

  1. The only place Mary's middle initial appears on any records found so far is the 1851 Census and I have assumed the middle name to be Lockwood.
  2. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1841 Census.
  3. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1841 Census Parish of Hockley HO 107/337/11.
  4. Family Search, online https://www.familysearch.org
  5. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1851 Census Parish of Barling HO 107/1777.
  6. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1861 Census Hersford RG 9/824.

Robert Bright1

M, b. circa 1850

Child of Robert Bright and Martha Ann Primmer

Citations

  1. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Marriage 1875/232     Martha Ann      Primmer ;     Robert      Bright.
  2. Paul Jones, Primmer Births, Marriage 1875/232 1/1/1875 ;Martha Ann Primmer; Robert Bright; 263.
  3. NZ Births Marriages Deaths, online https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/home/, Birth 1879/13332     Bright      Leonard;      Martha Ann;     Robert.

Sarah Beatrice Bright1

F, b. circa 1860
  • Sarah Beatrice Bright was born circa 1860.1
  • Her marriage to William Lewis was registered in the December 1894 Quarter in Church Stretton, Shropshire Registration District.1,2

Children of Sarah Beatrice Bright and William Lewis

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1951     C1052     John Edward     Lewis;     William      ;Beatrice Bright.
  2. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Marriages Dec 1894 Bright      Sarah ;Lewis      William      ;      Ch. Stretton     ; 6a     1201.
  3. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1964     C444     Thomas Wilfred     Lewis     ;Bill ;     Sara Beatrice Bright.

Sarah Eleanor Bright

F, b. circa 1835
  • Sarah Eleanor Bright was born circa 1835 in Hockley, Essex.1
  • She was the daughter of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood.2
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Sarah Eleanor Bright was living in the household of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood in Hockley, Essex. Edward is shown as a 40 year old farmer, living with his wife Mary also 40, daughter Mary 15, daughter Sarah 6, son Henry 4, and daughter Ann 1(Emily Ann). An 8 year old boy John Lockwood was also living with them, as well as 3 farm hands. (Aaron Lockwood aged 20 is also a bailiff but he was living at Trumpington Farm , Great Tey not with the Brights.)1,3
  • Sarah Eleanor Bright appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Maldron, Essex. Sarah was shown as an 18 year old, born Hockley and working as an apprectice for Sarah Kemp Humphries, a Draper and Milliner. There were several other apprentices also working on the premises.4,3

Citations

  1. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1841 Census Parish of Hockley HO 107/337/11.
  2. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1841 Census Hockley.
  3. Family Search, online https://www.familysearch.org
  4. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, 1851 Census Parish of St Peters, Borough of Maldron HO 107/1778.

Nellie Brighton1

F, b. 1894, d. 18 April 1975
  • Nellie Brighton was born in 1894 in England. Nellie was the daughter of Walter William Brighton, a fireman and Clera.1
  • At the age of 24 years, Nellie Brighton married Benjamin Fitch, son of John Fitch and Karolina Puschmann, on 24 January 1918 in London, England.2
  • Nellie Brighton and Benjamin Fitch appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1939 living at Crow's Nest. He was a painter.3
  • Nellie Brighton and Benjamin Fitch appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Crow's Nest. Ben was a painter and Nellie carried out home duties.4
  • Nellie Brighton died on 18 April 1975 in Queensland.1,5
  • She was buried on 21 April 1975 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.1

Citations

  1. Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery, online http://ww2.toowoombarc.qld.gov.au/index.php
  2. Mundia.com, online http://www.mundia.com
  3. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs, Sub Div Crow's Nest 1930-1939.
  4. Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com, Div Darling Downs, Sub Div Crow's Nest 1943.
  5. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1975     C3335     Nellie     Fitch     Walter William Brighton      Clera -.

Isabella Brill1

F, b. 1849, d. 12 December 1918
  • Isabella Brill was born in 1849.1,2
  • Isabella Brill married Thomas Hawes circa 1870.1
  • On 28 January 1916,her husband, Thomas Hawes died in Queensland.2,3
  • Isabella Brill died on 12 December 1918.2
  • She was buried on 13 December 1918 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery.2

Children of Isabella Brill and Thomas Hawes

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1951/B30327      Francis Charles     Hawes;     Thomas;     Isabella.
  2. Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery, online http://ww2.toowoombarc.qld.gov.au/index.php
  3. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1916/C1397 Thomas     Hawes     Thomas Hawes;     Phoebe.
  4. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1944/C2488 Walter Edward     Hawes;     Thomas     Isabella.
  5. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1924/C3411      Henry Thomas     Hawes;     Thomas Hawes;     Isabella.
  6. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1875/C845      Frederick William     Hawes;     Thomas Hawes;     Isabella.
  7. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1915/C231      Frederick George     Hawes;     Thomas Hawes     ;Isabella.
  8. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1921/C2682      Cecil George     Hawes;     Thomas Hawes     - ** born England aged 45.
  9. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1946/B9131      William Ernest     Hawes;     Thomas;     Isabella.
  10. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1880/C2021      Isabella Louisa     Hawes     ;Thomas;     Isabella Brill.
  11. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1922/F3799 Norman Brill     Hawes;     Thomas Hawes;     Isabella.
  12. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1951/C4926 Edwin James     Hawes;     Thomas     ;Isabella.
  13. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1889/C3472      Winifred Caroline     Hawes;     Thomas;     Isabella Brill.
  14. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1891/C3516      Lilian Amy     Hawes     ;Thomas;     Isabella Brill.
  15. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1892/C4074      John     Hawes     ;Thomas;     Isabella Brill.

Frederick George Brimblecombe1

M, b. circa 1870
  • Frederick George Brimblecombe was born circa 1870.1
  • His marriage to Mary Frances Hockey, daughter of Isaac Hockey and Eliza Clark, was registered in the December 1874 Quarter in Yeovil, Somerset Registration District.1

Citations

  1. FreeBMD, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/cgi/search.pl, Marriages Dec 1874 Biddlecombe Frederick George Hockey Fanny Yeovil 5c     731.

Marjory Doris Brimblecombe1

F, b. 5 July 1916, d. 16 May 1991
  • Marjory Doris Brimblecombe was born on 5 July 1916 in Brisbane. She was the daughter of James Charles Brimblecombe and Ruby Harriet Faullner.1,2
  • At the age of 20 years and 10 months, Marjory Doris Brimblecombe married Kenneth William Vandersee, son of Johann Christian Vandersee and Brenda Joyce Smyth, on 5 May 1937 in Toowoomba, Queensland.1
  • Marjory Doris Brimblecombe died on 16 May 1991 in Springsure, Queensland, at age 74.2

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1937/C2310     Vandersee     Kenneth William;     Brimblecombe     Marjory Doris.
  2. Mundia.com, online http://www.mundia.com

Annie Briskey1

F, b. 1893

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1893/C3052     Annie     Briskey;     Otto;     Maria Geritz.

Arthur Herbert Briskey1

M, b. 1908, d. 1912

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1908/C10631     Arthur Herbert     Briskey     ;Otto Herman Ferdinand     ;Maria Helena Geritz.
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death 1912/C4433     Arthur Albert     Briskey;     Otto Briskey;     Mary Geritz.

August Nicholas Briskey1

M, b. 4 January 1892
  • August Nicholas Briskey was born on 4 January 1892 in Toowoomba, Queensland.1
  • He was the son of Otto Herman Ferdinand (Adam) Briskey and Maria Mary Helena Geritz.1
  • At the age of 30 years, August Nicholas Briskey married Amelia Steinberg, daughter of Albert Steinberg and Annie Louisa Althouse, in 1923 in Queensland.2
  • August Nicholas Briskey enlisted in the Australian Army on 12 June 1942 in Monto At the time he enlisted he was living at Albercorn and gave his next of kin as his wife Daphne. He was discharged on 21 October 1945 with the rank of Private in the 10 Battalion Volunteer Defence Force.3

Citations

  1. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth 1892/C3433     August     Briskey;     Otto     ;Mary Geritz.
  2. QLD BDM Index, online http://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Marriage 1923/C2492     Briskey     August Nicholas;     Steinberg     Amelia.
  3. WW2 Nominal Roll, online http://www.ww2roll.gov.au, Service Record of August Nicholas Briskey.