Elizabeth Amelia Cossart

F, b. 1771
  • Elizabeth Amelia Cossart was born in 1771.
  • She was the daughter of Dr Christian Frederick Cossart and Ann Gordon.
  • Elizabeth Amelia Cossart married Unknown Jones circa 1795 in Dublin, Ireland.
  • Elizabeth Amelia Cossart and Ann Cossart left Gracehill and went to live in the Single Sisters House, St Stephens Green, Dublin, Northern Ireland.
  • In February 1818Elizabeth Amelia Cossart was named as a beneficiary of Dr Christian Frederick Cossart's will. "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."

Elizabeth Cossart Eighth

F, b. circa 1760

Elizabeth French Cossart

F, b. 10 July 1883, d. 27 October 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 St James Church of England, Toowoomba, 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.
  • On 14 August 1956,her husband, Edward Grant died in Queensland.
  • Elizabeth French Cossart died on 27 October 1956 in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 73.

Children of Elizabeth French Cossart and Edward Grant

Elizabeth Jane Cossart

F, b. 1844
  • Elizabeth Jane Cossart was born in 1844 in Middlesex, England.
  • She was the daughter of William Cossart Second and Catherine Wallas.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census, Elizabeth Jane Cossart was living in the household of William Cossart Second in 2 Lennard Place, Marlebone, Middlesex. He was shown as the head of the family born Dublin in 1811. Living with him were his sisters Mary, born Dublin 1809, and Margaret born Dublin 1810, as well as his daughter Elizabeth Jane, born 1844 in Marlebone.

Elizabeth Cossart Ninth

F, b. 1777

Elizabeth Cossart Seventh

F, b. 30 July 1725
  • Elizabeth Cossart Seventh was born on 30 July 1725 in Cork, County Cork, Ireland.
  • She was the daughter of Pierre Cossart Tenth and Elizabeth Perdriau.
  • At the age of 18 years, 11 months and 14 days, Elizabeth Cossart Seventh married Godfrey Baker on 14 July 1744 in Glanmere, Cork, County Cork. Godfrey was a merchant of Cork, a water bailiff and Alderman from 1769-1770.
  • In 1784Elizabeth Cossart Seventh was named as a beneficiary of Pierre Cossart Thirteenth's will. It provided that his wife Elizabeth (nee Roberts) "should have the use of all his plate for life" and that "in case my children die before my wife, I leave her one-third of all my substance, on-third to my brother Isaac of London, and the other third between my three sisters, Margaret Carleton, Elizabeth Baker and Suzanne Lapp."

Children of Elizabeth Cossart Seventh and Godfrey Baker

Elizabeth Cossart Sixth

F, b. 1714

Elizabeth Cossart Tenth

F, b. 1804
  • Elizabeth Cossart Tenth was born in 1804 in Ireland.
  • She was the daughter of John Cossart Fourth and Elizabeth Crosthwait.
  • Elizabeth Cossart Tenth married Henry Peter Carleton circa 1825. Henry and Elizabeth were second cousins. He was a Captain in the First Bengal Fusiliers, and the son of the Dean of Killaloe. They had no children.

Elizabeth Cossart Third

F, b. 1663
  • Elizabeth Cossart Third was born in 1663 in Rouen, France. She was a twin to Ann.
  • She was the daughter of David Cossart and Marguerite Congnard.
  • Elizabeth Cossart Third 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.

Esther Cossart

F, b. 1590, d. 25 June 1649

Children of Esther Cossart and Jehan le Plastrier Sixth

Child of Esther Cossart and Estienne Chapperon

Esther Cossart Fifth

F, b. 1684
  • Esther Cossart Fifth was born in 1684 in Rouen, France.
  • She was the daughter of Noel Cossart Third and Ann Petit.
  • Esther Cossart Fifth 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.

Esther Cossart Fourth

F, b. 8 February 1666, d. 19 December 1672

Esther Cossart Second

F, b. 19 February 1634

Esther Cossart Third

F, b. 21 September 1646, d. 10 March 1651

Bourgeois Estienne Cossart

M, b. 19 January 1579, d. 1650
  • Bourgeois Estienne Cossart was born on 19 January 1579 in Rouen, France.
  • He was the son of Jacques Cossart and Marguerite Toustain.
  • At the age of 25 years, 10 months and 16 days, Bourgeois Estienne Cossart married Catherine Acar on 5 December 1604.
  • In 1631Bourgeois Estienne Cossart was named as a beneficiary of Abraham Cossart's will. He died unmarried and his estate was divided amongst his three brothers, Estienne, Jacques and Pierre Cossart.
  • Bourgeois Estienne Cossart died in 1650.

Child of Bourgeois Estienne Cossart and Catherine Acar

Estienne Cossart Eighth

M, b. circa 1652

Estienne Cossart Fourth

M, b. circa 1625

Children of Estienne Cossart Fourth and Marie Goden

Estienne Nicholas Cossart

M, b. 1715

Bourgeois Estienne Cossart Second

M, b. 1597
  • Bourgeois Estienne Cossart Second was baptized in 1597 in Rouen.
  • He was the son of Bourgeois Robert Cossart and Marie Le Fort.
  • Bourgeois Estienne Cossart Second married Romaine Guiffart circa 1624. They had only one child.
  • He was a captain in the 104th Arquebusiers of Rouen.

Child of Bourgeois Estienne Cossart Second and Romaine Guiffart

Estienne Cossart Seventh

M, b. 14 August 1651, d. 27 January 1656

Estienne Cossart Third

M, b. 1606
  • Estienne Cossart Third was born in 1606 in Rouen, France.
  • He was the son of Bourgeois Estienne Cossart and Catherine Acar.
  • At the age of 34 years, Estienne Cossart Third married Esther du Mesnil on 4 November 1640.
  • At the Revocation, Estienne, the third, and his wife were forced to sign abjurations under military compulsion. They left France and went to Holland. They had 9 children.

Children of Estienne Cossart Third and Esther du Mesnil

Estierinne Cossart

M, b. 26 June 1641, d. 28 February 1644

Estierinne Cossart Sixth

M, b. 5 June 1645, d. before 1651

Ethel Beatrice Cossart

F, b. 28 June 1906, d. 21 July 1965

Minnie Cossart nee Shaw (1875-1967) with her four children Jack, Ivy, Ethel and Reginald. Photo courtesy of Rod Chapman
Photograph by Rod Chapman
  • Ethel Beatrice Cossart was born on 28 June 1906 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of George Cossart and Minnie Maria Shaw.
  • Ethel Beatrice Cossart attended school in East State School.
  • She completed her education at the Toowoomba Technical College and High School . She then became a nurse and sat for her Midwifery Examinations. Her name appeared on a list of successful candidates for the Royal Women's Hospital, published in "The Brisbane Courier" on Friday 13 December 1929.
  • She was Sister in Charge, Toowoomba Womens Hospital before leaving to take up the post as Matron at the Monto Hospital. She then returned to Toowoomba in 1940 where she was Matron of the Toowoomba Hospital.
  • She, Minnie and Ivy took a trip abroad. "The Courier Mail" reported - Mrs. George Cossart and Miss Ivy Cossart will leave Brisbane on May 25 by the Largs Bay for England, where they will join Miss Ethel Cossart. They intend spending six months abroad
    with Minnie Maria Shaw and Ivy May Shaw Cossart in 1938.
  • Ethel was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Harold Chapman and Ivy May Shaw Cossart, daughter of George Cossart and Minnie Maria Shaw, on 30 September 1939 in St Stephen's Presbyterian Church, Toowoomba; An account of their wedding appeared in "The Courier Mail" on Monday 2nd October 1931 -Two Saturday Weddings At Toowoomba - DAFFODILS and lilies decorated St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church, Toowoomba, on Saturday evening for the wedding of Miss Ivy May Shaw Cossart and Mr. Harold Chapman. The Rev. C. Mayes (Brisbane), officiated. The bride, who is the elder daughter of Mrs. George Cossart , Campbell Street. Toowoomba, and of the late Mr. George Cossart, wore snow white embroidered cloque. The softly ruched bodice was made with long mitten sleeves, and the skirt extended to form a long train. Tiny clusters of orange buds held in place the veil of Brussels lace and tulle and the bridal bouquet was of orchids. The bridesmaid, Miss Ethel Cossart. was frocked in sunshine tinsel brocade, with a full swing skirt sashed with silver. She added an amber pendant, silver gauntlets, and a hooded bolero of silver lame. Her bouquet was of golden daffodils. Little Jocelyn Cossart, niece of the bride, was flower girl. The bridegroom, who is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. S. Chapman (Murphy's Creek), had Mr. W. A. Cossart for best man. The bride was given away by her brother, Mr. J. Cossart. Choral numbers were sung by St. Stephen's Presbyterian Choir, Miss Nance Williams sang, and Mr. H. Swan was organist. At the Cafe Alexandra, where the reception was held, Mrs. Cossart wore Burgundy cobweb lace, with a wide leafed hat of black bakii straw, and carried Burgundy and cream-tinted stocks. Mrs. Chapman favoured a frock of black mariette patterned in a gold hand-painted design, a black straw hat, and a bouquet of red gerberas. Leaving for the wedding tour, which will be spent in the Northern Rivers district, the bride wore silver grey romaine with a tailored coat of light wool in a cranberry shade, and a hat of cranberry straw touched with grey"
    Ivy lived at 43 Campbell Street at the time of her marriage and Harold, who was a clerk, lived at 128 Margaret Street, Toowoomba.
  • At the age of 36 years, 4 months and 17 days, Ethel Beatrice Cossart married Norman Smalley on 14 November 1942 in St Stephen's Presbyterian Church, Toowoomba. Their marriage was repoerted in "The Courier Mail" on 17 November 1942 - SMALLEY— COSSART — Members of the Toowoomba General Hospital nursing, staff (of which the bride has been matron for two years), and members of the Voluntary Defence Corps formed a guard of honour at the wedding of Miss Ethel B. Cossart (Toowoomba) and Warrant officer Norman Smalley (Brisbane) at St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church, Toowoomba, on November 14. With her blue street frock, the bride wore a navy picture hat. Mrs. H. Chapman was matron of honour for her sister, and Warrant-officer J. Goodrich was best man.
  • Ethel Beatrice Cossart died on 21 July 1965 in Queensland at age 59.

Ethel Maud Cossart

F, b. 30 April 1886, d. 1953
  • Ethel Maud Cossart was born on 30 April 1886 in Pipeclay, Perseverance, Crow's Nest, Queensland, Australia.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Cossart and Sarah Ann (Annie) Bidgood.
  • At the age of 23 years, 6 months and 4 days, Ethel Maud Cossart married Henry Batt, son of William Charles Batt and Mary Martha Smart, on 3 November 1909 in Queensland.
  • At the time their brother Noel died in Brisbane on 23 June 1944, both Ethel Maud Cossart and Ruby Ileen Cossart lived in Brisbane.
  • Ethel Maud Cossart died in 1953 in Queensland.

Children of Ethel Maud Cossart and Henry Batt

Florence Annie Grace Cossart

F, b. 21 March 1880, d. 1927
  • Florence Annie Grace Cossart was born on 21 March 1880 in Pipeclay, Crow's Nest, Queensland, Australia.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Cossart and Sarah Ann (Annie) Bidgood.
  • At the age of 26 years, 2 months and 22 days, Florence Annie Grace Cossart married Charles Phillip Marshall on 12 June 1906 in Brisbane, Queensland. "The Brisbane Courier" reported on Wednesday 13 June 1906
    MARSHALL-COSSART.-On June 12, at Valley Methodist Church, by the Rev. Robert Stewart, Charles Phillip Marshall, youngest son of Mr. Philip Marshall, of Bundaberg, to Miss Florence Annie Grace Cossart, eldest daughter of Mr. Joseph Cossart, Babbiloora, New Farm.
  • Charles and Florence were living at 'Greta Bank', Tower Street, Albion Heights at the time of their son Jack's death
    in August 1924.
  • Florence Annie Grace Cossart died in 1927 in Glenrowan Private Hospital, Brisbane. The family were living at McMaster Street Toombul at the time of her death which occurred after a short illness.
  • Florence was buried on 11 October 1927 in Nundah Cemetery. A service was conducted at her home in McMaster Street and at the graveside by Rev W L Slater of the Nundah Methodist Church. She was buried with her son Jack who had died three years previously.
  • The following article appeared in The Brisbane Courier on 13 October 1927. "THE LATE MRS. C. P. MARSHALL. After a short illness at the Glenrowan Private Hospital, Mrs. Charles P. Marshall, of McMaster-street, Toombul, passed away on Saturday evening. The deceased lady, who was 48 years of age, was born at Pipeclay Creek, Hampton, Queensland, and was the eldest daughter of Mrs. Annie Cossart, and the late Mr. Joseph Cossart, of Gatton. She leaves her husband and six children to mourn her loss. The funeral took place from her late residence yesterday morning to the Nundah Cemetery. A large number of relatives, business associates, and friends, were present. The chief mourners were Mr. Charles P. Marshall and family, Mrs. A. Cossart (mother), Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Cossart and family, Mr. Sidney Cossart and family, Mr. Percy Cossart, Mr. Norman Cossart, Mr. and Mrs. H. Batt, Mr. and Mrs. I. Miles, Mr. Sam Cossart, Mr. Jack M'Cree, Mr. W. H. Marshall and Miss A. Marshall. The Rev. W. L. Slater, of the Nundah Methodist Church, conducted the services at the house and at the graveside. Floral tributes were received "from her own garden," "Charlie and family," "her loving son, Colin," "Mother, Ruby, Ivy, and children,'' "Ethel, Harry, Les., and Minnie, "Sid., Ivy, and family," "Perce and Lyl," "Norman, and Reta," "Aunt Rhoda and family,'' "Jack, Emma, and family," Mr. and Mrs. AV. H. Marshall and family, Miss. A. Marshall, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Currie, the Walne family, principals and employees of R. W. Thurlow and Co., Ltd., Queensland Oxygen Co., Ltd., Myers and Co., Mr. and Mrs. F. Degen, Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Hill and Dorothy, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. W. Arnold, Mr. and Mrs. Curtis and family, Mrs. Henley, Mr. L. Brown, Junior Department, Nundah Methodist Sunday School, Misses Sagar and Littleton, Mrs. Carseldine and family, Mr. and Mrs. Deacon, the Bradbury family, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Gow and family, Mr. and Mrs. F. AV. Martin and family, Mr. and Mrs. Glover and family, Mrs. Potter, Rodgers' family, Mr. and Mrs. A. Walker, Mr. and Mrs. Waddell, Mr. and Mrs. Fryar, Adams family. Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Macintyre, Mr. and Mrs. F. Richardson, pupils High School class. Eagle Junction State School. The funeral arrangements were carried out by Alex. Gow.

Children of Florence Annie Grace Cossart and Charles Phillip Marshall

Francoise Elizabeth Rose Cossart

M, b. 1679, d. 1679

Frederick Alexander Cossart

M, b. 19 January 1796, d. February 1796
  • Frederick Alexander Cossart was born on 19 January 1796 in Grace Hill.
  • He was the son of Dr Christian Frederick Cossart and Ann Gordon.
  • Frederick Alexander Cossart died in February 1796 in Grace Hill, County Antrim.
  • Frederick was buried on 8 February 1796 in Moravian Burial Ground, Grace Hill.

George Cossart

M, b. 9 February 1875, d. 7 February 1936
  • George Cossart was born on 9 February 1875 in Highfields, Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Cossart and Martha French.
  • When he finished school, he was apprenticed to a saddler, J Blackburn, in Russell Street, Toowoomba. When the business was sold George stayed with the new owner. In 1904 George bought the saddlers business od McDonald and Quinn also in Russell Street. The business became known as George Cossart's Saddlery - a business he conducted for 32 years.
  • At the age of 26 years, 3 months and 27 days, George Cossart married Minnie Maria Shaw on 5 June 1901 in Enoggera Terrace Presbyterian Church, Brisbane. An account of the wedding appeared in "The Brisbane Courier" on Friday 7 June 1901
    MARRIAGE - Cossart-Shaw.
    A very pretty and interesting wedding took place on Wednesday last in the Enoggera Terrace Presbyterian Church, the contracting parties being Mr. George Cossart, of Toowoomba, and Miss Minne M. Shaw, of Paddington, Brisbane. The Church was well filled with a large company of friends of both parties, and was very effectively decorated by the girl friends of the bride. A pretty marriage bell, suspended above the heads of the bridal party, was specially admired. The ceremony was performed by Rev. R. H. Roberts, the minister of the Church, assisted by Revs. J. Lundie, B.A., and A. G. Weller, of Toowoomba. The bride entered the Church leaning on the arm of her father, and was attended by four bridesmaids-namely, Miss Shaw, sister of bride, Miss Cossart, sister of the bride-groom, and Misses Gertie Shaw, and Bessie McNulty, nieces of the bride. The bride looked very charming in her handsome wedding costume. The dress was of soft, white silk, the skirt slightly trained, and arranged with a deep circular-tucked flounce, finished at the foot with very narrow frills; the bodice, which was in the bolero style, was finely tucked, the sleeves also tucked, and worn with a pretty fichu of crepe-de-chine, trimmed with silk Maltese lace; the swathed belt was fastened with a handsome pearl buckle, and the beautifully embroidered veil with a spray of orange blossoms.
    Miss Emmeline Shaw, chief bridesmaid, wore a pretty cream silk zephyr gown, the tucked bodice contrasted with buttercup chiffon; her fancy straw hat was arranged with cream chiffon, buttercup,and roses. Miss Cossart, sister of the bridegroom, was in cream silk, voile, patented in stripes, the bodice yoked with cream satin and guipure, and a very becoming hat to harmonise. The two little nieces of the bride, Miss Gertie Shaw, and Miss Bessie McNulty, were frocked alike in pale-blue cashmere, and wore white leghorn hats. The bridesmaids carried shower bouquets; the two elder wore gold brooches and the two younger gold chain bangles, gifts of the bridegroom. All the flowers at the wedding were arranged by Mr. George Lothian, of Toowoomba.

    At the conclusion of the ceremony, a large company of friends of the happy couple assembled at the Foresters' Hall, Paddington, where a sumptuous wedding breakfast was laid in Mr. David Webster's best style. The tables were ladened with the most tempting dainties, whilst the handsome bride cake gave a picturesque finish to a most inviting feast. The hall was nicely decorated by the hall-keeper, Mr. John Butters. Many appropriate mottos adorned the walls, the most prominent being that which extended right across the hall-the words of John Milton-" Marriage rightly understood gives to the tender and the good a paradise below." The usual wedding toasts were proposed and honoured. The Rev. Mr. Roberts, in proposing the health of the bride and bridegroom, told of the high esteem in which his young friends were held, and of the excellent service they had both rendered in the cause of God and temperance. He He wished them every happiness and godspeed in their new life. Mr.Cossart suitably replied. The health of the bridesmaids was proposed by Rev. Mr. Lundie, and responded to by Mr. John Cossart. That of the parents was entrusted to Rev. Mr. Weller, who, in a brief happy speech, told of the general esteem in which Mr. Cossart is held in Toowoomba, and paid a fitting tribute to the family of the bride, as old personal friends of his own. Mr. Cossart, sen., and Mr. .lames Shaw,sen., each replied in fitting terms. Before resuming his seat, Mr.. Shaw proposed the health of the ministers, which was replied to by Ret.Mr. Weller . This brought a highly enjoyable and interesting function to a close. In the afternoon a reception was held, and the many beautiful and useful presents inspected and admired. The bride and bridegroom left by the evening train for Wynnum for the honeymoon, after which they will reside in
  • With his saddlery business prospering George turned to other ventures. He was a Trustee and Director of the Toowoomba Permanent Building Society, Director of the Darling Downs Co-operative Stores and Toowoomba Acceptance Pty Ltd, an investment company. He was also Chairman of Directors of the South Queensland Motor Company.
    He was associated with the Eechabite Lodge Invincible Tent No 3 and a District director of the Rechabite movement (abstainence from alcohol). He also had interests in the Hospital Board, Friendly Society and Medical Institute.
    He was a champion bowler.
  • In June 1934 "The Queenslander" reported - Mr. and Mrs. G. Cossart and Miss Ivy Cossart (Toowoomba) were in London when recent mails left England. They intended visiting Scotland, Ireland, and France before returning to Australia in October.
  • George Cossart died on 7 February 1936 in Toowoomba, Queensland, at age 60.
  • George was buried on 8 February 1936 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery. He was buried next to his mother and father.
  • On 10 March 1937 the following article appeared in the "The Argus" (Melbourne):- AFTER the expiration of fourteen days from the publication hereof Minnie Maria Cossart, of Campbell Street, Toowoomba, In the State of Queensland, widow, and John Henry Cossart, of Arthur street, Toowoomba aforesaid, saddler, the executrix and executor respectively of the will of GEORGE COSSART, late of 48 Campbell street, Toowoomba aforesaid, saddler, deceased, will APPLY to the Registrar of Probates of the Supreme Court of the State of Victoria that the SEAL of the said Supreme Court may be AFFIXED to the Probate of the will of the said George Cossart, deceased, granted by the supreme Court of the said State of Queensland, on the fifth day of October, 1936, to the said executrix and executor.

    Dated the first day of March, 1937.

    RYLAN & ANDERSON, 70 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, proctors for the applicants.

Children of George Cossart and Minnie Maria Shaw

George Cossart

M, b. circa 1701