Charles Edward Cossart

M, b. 2 September 1885, d. 6 January 1963
  • Charles Edward Cossart was born on 2 September 1885 in Queensland, Australia.
  • He was the son of James Cossart and Rhoda Bidgood.
  • Charles Edward Cossart attended school in Boonah State School.
  • He attended school in Ipswich Boys Grammar.
  • During the 1913/1914 Cricket Season, Charles played for Queensland.
  • At the age of 31 years and 18 days, Charles Edward Cossart married Beatrice Clara Bowes, daughter of Rev Joseph Bowes and Clara Dawson, on 20 September 1916 in Queensland.
  • Charles Edward Cossart died on 6 January 1963 in Queensland at age 77. He died after an operation.
  • Charles was buried on 7 January 1963 in Boonah, Queensland.
  • Charles Edward Cossart also went by the name of Tory.

Children of Charles Edward Cossart and Beatrice Clara Bowes

Charles John Crosthwait Cossart

M, b. 17 May 1853, d. 23 November 1919
  • Charles John Crosthwait Cossart was born on 17 May 1853.
  • He was the son of Peter Cossart Second and Jane Edwards.
  • In 1870, after their father's Peter Cossart's death, Charles and Leland took over the firm of Cossart, Gordon & Co. When Leland died in 1898, Charles became the senior partner.
  • At the age of 21 years, 4 months and 12 days, Charles John Crosthwait Cossart married Anna Mary Fuber Blandy on 29 September 1874.
  • He was an ardent botanist and his fern collection is held in the Herbarium of Municipal Do Funchal (NATURAL HISTORY)(MADEIRA, PORTUGAL.)
  • Charles John Crosthwait Cossart died on 23 November 1919 in Madeira at age 66.

Children of Charles John Crosthwait Cossart and Anna Mary Fuber Blandy

Charles Cossart Second

M, b. 1676, d. 1744
  • Charles Cossart Second was born in 1676 in France.
  • He was the son of Noel Cossart Third and Ann Petit.
  • Charles Cossart Second witnessed the Note of Noel Cossart Third and Ann Petit in 1696; Noel, his wife Elizabeth and their children fled to London at the time of the Revocation. He was admitted to membership in the Threadneedle Street French Church in 1696.
  • Charles Cossart Second died in 1744 in England. He and his wife Elizabeth left no children.

Dr Christian Frederick Cossart

M, b. 30 November 1739, d. 21 February 1818
  • Dr Christian Frederick Cossart was born on 30 November 1739 in Heerendyke, Holland. His father had returned to Holland from the Isle of Man and stayed there before making extensive tours of the south of France. He was the oldest of five children.
  • He was the son of Heinrich Frederic Cossart and Amalia Faillard.
  • Dr Christian Frederick Cossart attended school in the Unity Schools circa 1755 He then went to Berlin where he studied apothecary and to become a surgeon. On completing his education he travelled to the Moravian settlement in Ireland where he worked as a doctor in the newly formed settlement of Gracehill. His house, built by well known master carpenter and builder Mark Berry, was amongst the first built in the settlement. Built on the corner of the square overlooking the green, the house was occupied by Christian for over 50 years. On his death it was pulled down to accommodate the new Single Bretheren's dwelling.
  • In 1770 he was a doctor in County Atrium, Northern Ireland.
  • At the age of 30 years, Dr Christian Frederick Cossart married Ann Gordon, daughter of Alexander Gordon, in 1770 in Ireland. Ann was a member of the Dublin Moravian Congregation. Her sister Elizabeth had married William Horne, who along with Cennick had established the Gracehill congregation.
  • Dr Christian Frederick Cossart died on 21 February 1818 in County Atrium, Northern Ireland, at age 78.
  • Christian was buried in Moravian Cemetery.
  • He left a will dated February 1818. "I leave to my dear wife that part of my dwelling used by Lydia Athenlack, to be an asylum for her widowhood, and on her death the capital from the house and my estate in Dublin to be divided into four equal share (or five if my son Henry be living in America) share and share alike. To my son Joseph one feather bed and my wearing apparel. To my daughter Sarah Eagleson my stop watch. To Fred Hasse my eiderdown bed. After my decease, my dwelling, out buildings and offices to be disposed to the proprietors of the settlement according to the agreement. After death, my body is to remain uninterred 4-5 days - particularly if that event is occasioned by apoplexy. I direct that my funeral be frugal - a plain deal coffin.

    Witnessed by Saml Reiehel, Saml Connnor, Jas Lilly."
  • On 22 May 1819 the foundation stone was laid for a new house for the Single Brethren - on the site where the Cossart house had stood for over fifty years.
  • The following is from and entry in the Gracehill congregational diary on March 23 1810. The diary transcribed by Rosalie White.
    "Lydia Athenlack, a well known inhabitant of Gracehill died. She was born in Dublin in 1737 of respectable and wealthy parents, and married a tradesman there. She heard of Gracehill when visiting relatives in the north, and was received into the congregation in 1783, spending 27 years here. She was altogether an eccentric character and had much trouble with her children - and may maladies. In her latter years, she lived entirely alone, someone attending for a few hours each day. On account of her great bulk she lived upstairs, letting dow from the window a little basket for provisions, and the door key for those she permitted to enter. Notwithstanding her oddities, she showed evidence of great piety, and was removed from her "troublesome house of pilgrimage" in her 73rd year. She bequeathed a sum of money to build and extension to the Widows House."

Children of Dr Christian Frederick Cossart and Ann Gordon

Christina Cossart

F, b. 1859
  • Christina Cossart was born in 1859 in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
  • She appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Antrim. Christina is shown as the 42 year old head of the househhold. She was born in Antrim and was a Moravian nurse/domestic servant unmarried. Living with her were two boarders -Margaret McCann a 60 year old domestic servant, born Antrim and Eliza Hayes 66, a charwoman born Antrim. Both were Presbyterians.

Daisy Lillian Cossart

F, b. 28 February 1887, d. 1953
  • Daisy Lillian Cossart was born on 28 February 1887 in Boonah, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of James Cossart and Rhoda Bidgood.
  • Daisy Lillian Cossart attended school in Boonah State School.
  • She attended school in New South Wales, Australia.
  • At the age of 33 years, 1 month and 11 days, Daisy Lillian Cossart married Reverend John James Wilson, son of Thomas Henry Wilson and Elizabeth Sherriff, on 8 April 1920 in Queensland. This was a double wedding with her sister Nellie and Oswald EVA.
  • Daisy Lillian Cossart died in 1953 in Queensland.

Daniel Cossart

M, b. 1579

Daniel Cossart Second

M, b. 1662
  • Daniel Cossart Second was born in 1662 in France.
  • He was the son of David Cossart and Marguerite Congnard.
  • Daniel Cossart Second immigrated in 1669 with David Cossart and Marguerite Congnard. David and Marguerite fled to Ireland before the Revocation with their family of seven children and established themselves in Dublin. Another three children were born there.
  • Daniel became a merchant of Sligo in Ireland.
  • Daniel Cossart Second left a will in 1701 in Ireland.

Daniel Cossart Third

M, b. 1675
  • Daniel Cossart Third was born in 1675 in France.
  • He was the son of Noel Cossart Third and Ann Petit.
  • Daniel Cossart Third witnessed the Note of Noel Cossart Third and Ann Petit in 1696; Noel, his wife Elizabeth and their children fled to London at the time of the Revocation. He was admitted to membership in the Threadneedle Street French Church in 1696.

David Cossart

M, b. 12 October 1858, d. 6 September 1902

David Cossart 1858-1902

  • David Cossart was born on 12 October 1858 in County Atrium, Northern Ireland.
  • He was the son of Henry Cossart and Mary Walker.
  • His year of birth is stated elsewhere in the book "Cossarts and Allied Families" as 1860.
  • David Cossart immigrated to Queensland in 1864. on the "Flying Cloud" with his parents and siblings.
    The "Flying Cloud" - the ship on which the Cossart family travelled to Moreton Bay in 1864.
  • In 1875 Both Joseph and David Cossart worked at the Cameron and Hebbels Sawmill at Perseverance where they became skilled sawmill hands. They also worked at Duncan Munro's Mill at Geham, Filchie & Broadfoots at Hampton Sawmills (located at Merrits Creek) and Pechey's Mill at Pechey.
  • In February 1878 David attended a Gospel Class meeting. He became a lay preacher in August 1879.
  • In the early1890's he ran a Firewood Depot at the corner of Neil and Russell Streets in Toowoomba in partnership with his nephews Jack and Harry Cossart.
  • At the age of 36 years, David Cossart married Ella Maud Dothie, daughter of James Dothie and Sarah Ann Wilkinson, in 1895 in Queensland.
  • On 28 February 1898 the following article appeared in the "Brisbane Courier":- "Name of Deceased Proprietor.-Henry Cossart, late of Pipeclay, near Toowoomba, farmer- Date of Dteath.-11th January, 1878.
    Name of Claimant -Mary Cossart, of Ipswich, widow of deceased.
    Description and Situation of Land.-Selection 294 and portion 5, county of Cavendish, parish of Crow's Nest.
    Estate Claimed to be Transmitted.-Life estate.
    Particulars of Will or Otherwise.-Will dated 18th June, 1874.
    Date within which Caveat may be Lodged. -5th April, 1898

    Name of Deceased Proprietor.-Henry Cossart aforesaid.
    Date of Death.-11th January, 1878.
    Names of Claimants.-James Cossart, of Dugandan, saw-mill proprietor, and David Cossart, of the same place, sawyer.
    Description and Situation of Land.-Selec- tion 294 and portion 5, county of Cavendish, parish of Crow's Nest.
    Estate Claimed to be Transmitted.-Fee simple in remainder.
    Particulars of Will or Otherwise.-Will dated 18th June, 1874.
    Date within which Caveat may be Lodged. -5th April, 1898.
  • David Cossart died on 6 September 1902 in Queensland at age 43. He had "for the last twenty years, suffered from an insidious disease, which has baffled the skill of many doctors .... and once before, about ten years ago had been at deaths door .... about six weeks ago he was compelled to take to his bed......he endured great pain which was borne with great fortitude".
    Rev John Adamson described David - "as a man, his physical frame was not robust, and this was the result of years of suffering; but intelluctually he was strong, vigourous, capable, while morally and spiritually his life was of a high type indeed. He was modest and retiring to the end, and deply appreciated his home and the company of his wife and child, whom he dearly loved."
  • David was buried on 8 September 1902 in Queensland. "The funeral was one of the largest ever seen in the district. Men of all classes and different creeds assembled to pay their respects .... places of business were closed as the funeral procession passed through town".
    After David's death, Ella returned to Melbourne with their daughter Edith.
  • The following article appeared in the The Brisbane Courier on 26 January 1903. Name of Deceased Proprietor.-David Ccssart, late of Dugandan, sawyer.
    Date of Death.-6th September, 1902.
    Name of Claimant.-Ella Maud Cossart, of the same place, widow of deceased.
    Description and Situation of Land. Allotments 6 and 7 of section 1, town of Dugandan ; portion 205, parish of Dugandan ; and resubdivision 5 of subdivision 2 of resubdivison 1 and of resubdivision 6 of subdivision 1 of portion 209, parish of Coochin ;-all in the county of Ward.
    Estate Claimed to be Transmitted.-Fee simple.
    Particulars of Will or Otherwise -Will dated 23rd August, 1902.
    Date within which Caveat may be Lodeed -2nd March, 1903.

Child of David Cossart and Ella Maud Dothie

David Cossart

M, b. 14 December 1715
  • David Cossart was baptized on 14 December 1715 in St Mary, Dublan. His father's occupation at the time of David's baptism was merchant.
  • He was the son of Benjamin Cossart and Mary Unknown.

David Cossart

M, b. 1649

David Cossart

M, b. 1 October 1623, d. December 1683
  • David Cossart was baptized on 1 October 1623 in France.
  • He was the son of Pierre Cossart Third and Marie Baudouyn.
  • At the age of 31 years, 1 month and 7 days, David Cossart married Marguerite Congnard on 8 November 1654. She was the sister of Judith Congnard who married his brother Jacques.
  • Around in 1669 David Cossart and Marguerite Congnard left France . David and Marguerite fled to Ireland before the Revocation with their family of seven children and established themselves in Dublin. Another three children were born there.
  • David Cossart died in December 1683 in Ireland at age 60.

Children of David Cossart and Marguerite Congnard

David Cossart Fifth

M, b. 1659
  • David Cossart Fifth was born in 1659 in France.
  • He was the son of David Cossart and Marguerite Congnard.
  • David Cossart Fifth immigrated in 1669 with David Cossart and Marguerite Congnard. David and Marguerite fled to Ireland before the Revocation with their family of seven children and established themselves in Dublin. Another three children were born there.

David Cossart Fourth

M, b. 1655, d. before 1659

David Nicolous Cossart

M, b. 22 March 1744, d. 16 June 1818
  • David Nicolous Cossart was also known as David Nicolous de Cossart St Aubin d'Espier.
  • He was born on 22 March 1744 in Montmirail, Neuchatel, Switzerland.
  • He was the son of Heinrich Frederic Cossart and Amalia Faillard.
  • David Nicolous Cossart was baptized in Neuchatel.
  • David Nicolous Cossart died on 16 June 1818 in Niesky, Bradenberg, Preussen, at age 74.

David Cossart Seventh

M, b. 24 October 1695
  • David Cossart Seventh was baptized on 24 October 1695 in Ireland. His father's occupation at the time of David's baptism was merchant.
  • He was the son of Samuel Cossart Second and Jane Unknown.

David Cossart Sixth

M, b. 1685

David Cossart Third

M, b. 9 November 1649, d. 20 June 1651

Doreen Allan Cossart

F, b. 19 March 1926, d. 2007
  • Doreen Allan Cossart was born on 19 March 1926.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Edward Cossart and Beatrice Clara Bowes.
  • Doreen Allan Cossart attended school in Sommerville House, Brisbane.
  • She attended school in Boonah Rural School.
  • He was Nurse, Ipswich General Hospital.
  • At the age of 23 years, Doreen Allan Cossart married James Mephan Ferguson in 1950.
  • Doreen Allan Cossart died in 2007 in Victoria.

Douglas Grant Cossart

M, b. 28 November 1912

Edith Joy Cossart

F, b. 19 March 1913, d. 28 December 1985
  • Edith Joy Cossart was born on 19 March 1913 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Cossart and Rosana Edith Garton Gough.
  • At the age of 28 years and 11 days, Edith Joy Cossart married Peter Miller on 30 March 1941.
  • On 7 September 1985,her husband, Peter Miller died in Brisbane at age 80.
  • Edith Joy Cossart died on 28 December 1985 in Brisbane at age 72.

Edith Mildred Cossart

F, b. 31 August 1897, d. 25 June 1972
  • Edith Mildred Cossart was born on 31 August 1897 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of David Cossart and Ella Maud Dothie.
  • Edith Mildred Cossart died on 25 June 1972 in Melbourne at age 74.
  • Edith was buried on 28 June 1972 in St Kilda Cemetery.

Edna May Cossart

F, b. 23 October 1906

Elizabeth Cossart

F, b. 1586, d. 10 March 1663

Children of Elizabeth Cossart and Jehan Herbert Second

Elizabeth Cossart

F, b. circa 1775

Elizabeth Cossart

F, b. 1678
  • Elizabeth Cossart was born in 1678 in France.
  • She was the daughter of Noel Cossart Third and Ann Petit.
  • Elizabeth Cossart witnessed the Note of Noel Cossart Third and Ann Petit in 1696; Noel, his wife Elizabeth and their children fled to London at the time of the Revocation. He was admitted to membership in the Threadneedle Street French Church in 1696.

Elizabeth Amelia Cossart

F, b. 1771

Elizabeth Cossart Eigth

F, b. circa 1760

Elizabeth French Cossart

F, b. 10 July 1883, d. 1956
  • Elizabeth French Cossart was born on 10 July 1883 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Cossart and Martha French.
  • At the age of 24 years, 9 months and 5 days, Elizabeth French Cossart married Edward Grant, son of George Edwin Grant and Bridget Conway, on 15 April 1908 in Queensland. Their marriage notice appeared in "The Queenslander" on Saturday 9 May, 1908. GRANT—COSSART.-On April 15, at St. James's Church of England, Toowoomba, by the Rev. Teasdale Cockell, Edward, eldest son of Mr. G. E. Grant, Toowoomba, to Elisabeth French, fourth daughter of Mr. John Cossart, Toowoomba.
  • Elizabeth French Cossart died in 1956 in Queensland.
  • In 1956,her husband, Edward Grant died in Queensland.

Children of Elizabeth French Cossart and Edward Grant