Claud Cronk

M, b. 3 April 1844, d. 25 September 1926
  • Claud Cronk was born on 3 April 1844 in Kent, England.
  • He was the son of George Cronk and Ann Jessop.
  • On 6 December 1848,Claud Cronk's mother, Ann Jessop died at age 28. She died on the ship in Moreton Bay harbour.
  • Claud Cronk immigrated on 16 December 1848 to Queensland with George Cronk and Ann Jessop. George 32, and Ann 28 and their three children Claud 4, Christian 1 and Charles 8 came on the Artemisia from Plymouth. The family was from Bromley, Kent. Ann died on the ship whilst in the harbour.
  • At the age of 26 years, 5 months and 25 days, Claud Cronk married Elizabeth Sarah Cummings on 28 September 1870 in Queensland.
  • In March 1877, Claud Cronk enrolled his son Joseph Cronk in the Crow's Nest Provisional School. Joseph's sister Alice 1, and Joseph 5 were listed as future students for the proposed school but, according to the book, 125th Anniversary of Crow's Nest State School, it was a Claud Cronk who started at the new school. This may be an error and should have been Joseph. The teacher was William Jenkinson who was untrained and had to cope with an under-equipped school. There were no blackboards, slates, books etc. He left a few months later and was replaced by David Moylan.
  • Claud Cronk was a creditor of the insolvent estate of Cameron and Hebbel. A meeting of creditors in the insolvent estate of John Cameron and John Heinrich Hebbel trading as timber merchants of Toowoomba took place in Toowoomba. Amongst the creditors were Thomas Cullen £10 3s 4d, Thomas Brennan £39; H A Shum £34; Claud Cronk 44; George Parton £22.
  • He and Elizabeth Sarah Cummings appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Crow's Nest. Claud was a farmer. His son, also Claud, was a teamster in the Crow's Nest district.
  • Claud Cronk died on 25 September 1926 in Pechey, Queensland, at age 82.
  • Claud was buried on 26 September 1926 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.
  • On 14 October 1926 Claud Cronk's obituary appeared in The Daily News. It read:- "CROW'S NEST, Wednesday— Claud Cronk, who dies! nt the age of 86 years, was born in Englnhd, and came to Queensland wlth his parents in 1848. He started life in Brisbane as a carter, aud proceeded to Gympie when the gold rush broke out. Later he was engaged in horse-droving in the Western district. In 1870 he was married to Miss Cumnungs, only daughter of the late Mr and Mrs. Cummings, of Lappgate Grove,England. He then went to Toowoomba, and later, to Pechey. He selected land
    at Cooby Creek, where he resided until his death. He leaves a widow, three sons and five daughters."

Children of Claud Cronk and Elizabeth Sarah Cummings

Claud Cronk

M, b. 1877, d. 23 June 1956
  • Claud Cronk was born in 1877 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Claud Cronk and Elizabeth Sarah Cummings.
  • At the age of 25 years, Claud Cronk married Honoria (Nora) Skelly, daughter of Patrick Skelly and Mary O'Mara, on 25 February 1902 in Queensland.
  • Claud Cronk and Honoria (Nora) Skelly appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Crow's Nest. Claud was a teamster. His father Claud farmed at Crow's Nest.
  • Claud Cronk enrolled his daughter Ellen Cronk in Pinelands State School on 10 May 1909. He was a teamster at Pinelands at the time. Her siblings also attended the school
    ; She was 6 years old. Nellie left the school in 1916. Her father was a teamster at Pinelands.
  • On 21 June 1949,his wife, Honoria (Nora) Skelly died in Queensland at age 68.
  • Claud Cronk died on 23 June 1956 in Queensland.
  • Claud was buried on 25 June 1956 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of Claud Cronk and Honoria (Nora) Skelly

Claud William Cronk

M, b. 1872, d. 1874

Edna Cronk

F, b. 18 December 1918, d. 13 August 2013
  • Edna Cronk was born on 18 December 1918.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Cronk and Bertha Johanna Rohde.
  • Edna Cronk commenced school at Pinelands State School on 29 January 1925. She was 6 years old. Her mother was a farmer at Pinelands.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Crow's Nest. She carried out home duties and may have lived with her mother at Pinelands.
  • At the age of 26 years, Edna Cronk married Kevin Jospeh Gleeson, son of Patrick John Gleeson and Louisa Mary Frances Ryan, in 1945.
  • In 1980,her husband, Kevin Jospeh Gleeson died in Queensland.
  • Edna Cronk died on 13 August 2013 at age 94.
  • Edna was buried on 15 August 2013 in Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery. RCOLD1-019-0010.

Elizabeth Cronk

F, b. 1885, d. 8 June 1978

Child of Elizabeth Cronk and Jacob George (George) Erb

Ellen Cronk

F, b. 1903
  • Ellen Cronk was born in 1903 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Claud Cronk and Honoria (Nora) Skelly.
  • Ellen Cronk commenced school at Pinelands State School on 10 May 1909. She was 6 years old. Nellie left the school in 1916. Her father was a teamster at Pinelands.

Emma Eliza Cronk

F, b. 1894, d. 1983

Evelyn Mary Cronk

F, b. 29 September 1910, d. 6 August 1975
  • Evelyn Mary Cronk was born on 29 September 1910 in Queensland. She was a twin to Irene May.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Cronk and Bertha Johanna Rohde.
  • Evelyn Mary Cronk and Irene May Cronk commenced school on 1 December 1921 at Pinelands State School. They were 11 years and 2 months old. Their brother Allen started at the school on the same day. Their father was a Dairy Farmer at Pinelands.
  • At the age of 16 years, Evelyn Mary Cronk married Frederick Wilhelm Gustav Weis, son of Frederick William Weis and Caroline Dau, in 1927 in Queensland.
  • Evelyn Mary Cronk and Frederick Wilhelm Gustav Weis appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1943 and 1954 living at Djuan. Frederick was a farmer. They gave their address as Djuan, Haden.
  • On 20 June 1970,her husband, Frederick Wilhelm Gustav Weis died in Queensland.
  • Evelyn Mary Cronk died on 6 August 1975 in Queensland at age 64.
  • Evelyn was buried on 8 August 1975 in Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery. PLAW3-004-0043.

Child of Evelyn Mary Cronk and Frederick Wilhelm Gustav Weis

George Cronk

M, b. 14 December 1814
  • George Cronk was born on 14 December 1814 in Kent, England. He was the son of Robert Cronk and Sarah.
  • At the age of 23 years, 1 month and 16 days, George Cronk married Ann Jessop on 30 January 1838 in Surry. George was a labourer of Francis Street, father Robert Cronk, also a labourer. Ann was a spinster of the same place, daughter of Henry Jessop, a carpenter.
  • On 6 December 1848,his wife, Ann Jessop died at age 28. She died on the ship in Moreton Bay harbour.
  • George Cronk and Ann Jessop immigrated to Queensland on 16 December 1848. George 32, and Ann 28 and their three children Claud 4, Christian 1 and Charles 8 came on the Artemisia from Plymouth. The family was from Bromley, Kent. Ann died on the ship whilst in the harbour.

Children of George Cronk and Ann Jessop

George Claud Cronk

M, b. 1909

Henrietta Maria Cronk

F, b. circa 1866, d. 4 December 1948
  • Henrietta Maria Cronk was born circa 1866.
  • She was the daughter of Christopher Cronk and Margaret Jane Wilson.
  • Henrietta Maria Cronk and Christopher Cronk selected land - He selected 320 acres in Springsure District. A H M Cronk also selected 320 acres
    in 1882 in Bogantungan.
  • Henrietta Maria Cronk died on 4 December 1948 in Queensland.
  • Henrietta was buried on 6 December 1948 in Lutwyche Cemetery. Location      MON-2-90A-49.

Irene May Cronk

F, b. 29 September 1910, d. 18 December 1983
  • Irene May Cronk was born on 29 September 1910 in Queensland. She was a twin to Evelyn Mary.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Cronk and Bertha Johanna Rohde.
  • Evelyn Mary Cronk and Irene May Cronk commenced school on 1 December 1921 at Pinelands State School. They were 11 years and 2 months old. Their brother Allen started at the school on the same day. Their father was a Dairy Farmer at Pinelands.
  • At the age of 21 years, Irene May Cronk married George Victor Gersekowski, son of Carl Gersekowski and Emelia (Augusta) Kanowski, in 1932 in Queensland.
  • Irene May Cronk and George Victor Gersekowski appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Anduramba Road, Crow's Nest. George was a farmer.
  • On 25 July 1979,her husband, George Victor Gersekowski died in Queensland.
  • Irene May Cronk died on 18 December 1983 in Queensland at age 73.
  • Irene was buried on 20 December 1983 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Child of Irene May Cronk and George Victor Gersekowski

Jane Blanch Cronk

F, b. 14 December 1890, d. 7 August 1971

Children of Jane Blanch Cronk and Charles Augustus Anger

John Henry Cronk

M, b. 26 August 1882, d. 10 January 1961
  • John Henry Cronk was born on 26 August 1882 in Wichello, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Claud Cronk and Elizabeth Sarah Cummings.
  • At the age of 29 years, John Henry Cronk married Mary Bailey, daughter of William John Bailey and Hannah Lacey, in 1912 in Queensland.
  • On 22 January 1928,John Henry Cronk's son, Joseph Cronk was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery. RC1-00H-0017.
  • John Henry Cronk and Mary Bailey appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Crow's Nest. He was a teamster. Mary gave her address as Mountain Camp Road, Crow's Nest.
  • John Henry Cronk and Mary Bailey appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Oxford Street, Crow's Nest. He was a farmer.
  • John Henry Cronk died on 10 January 1961 in Queensland at age 78.
  • John was buried on 11 January 1961 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of John Henry Cronk and Mary Bailey

John Willliam Cronk

M, b. 28 September 1913, d. 2 July 1979

Joseph Cronk

M, b. 10 June 1871, d. 15 February 1919
  • Joseph Cronk was born on 10 June 1871 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Claud Cronk and Elizabeth Sarah Cummings.
  • Joseph Cronk commenced school at Crow's Nest Provisional School in March 1877. Joseph's sister Alice 1, and Joseph 5 were listed as future students for the proposed school but, according to the book, 125th Anniversary of Crow's Nest State School, it was a Claud Cronk who started at the new school. This may be an error and should have been Joseph. The teacher was William Jenkinson who was untrained and had to cope with an under-equipped school. There were no blackboards, slates, books etc. He left a few months later and was replaced by David Moylan.
  • When the Perseverance Creek School was opened in November 1880, the first day pupils were John Ryan, William Diamond, Alf Ernest Bidgood, Miriam Case, Kate Diamond, Rachel Diamond, Ann Hebbel, Margaret Hebbel, Jacob Hebbel, Emily White, Mary Ryan, and George Case. The first head teacher was Thomas Walls and the School Committee consisted of Joseph Cossart (Secretary - his eldest child was only four at the time), Alf Bidgood, John Hebbel, James and John McQuillan.
    The following year Alice Brown, Joseph Cronk, John Brown, Edward Brown, Alice Cronk, Minnie Humberdross, Emma Humberdross and John Kynoch were enrolled.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan. He was a teamster.
  • At the age of 33 years, 10 months and 15 days, Joseph Cronk married Bertha Johanna Rohde, daughter of Martin Rohde and Helene (Lena) Vohland, on 25 April 1905 in Queensland.
  • Joseph Cronk died on 15 February 1919 in Queensland at age 47.
  • Joseph was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery. He is buried next to his father Claud.

Children of Joseph Cronk and Bertha Johanna Rohde

Joseph Cronk

M, b. 20 January 1928, d. 21 January 1928
  • Joseph Cronk was born on 20 January 1928.
  • Joseph Cronk died on 21 January 1928 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Henry Cronk and Mary Bailey.
  • Joseph was buried on 22 January 1928 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. RC1-00H-0017.

Joseph Henry Cronk

M, b. 4 September 1907, d. 1 January 1982
  • Joseph Henry Cronk was born on 4 September 1907 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Joseph Cronk and Bertha Johanna Rohde.
  • Joseph Henry Cronk appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1943 living at Crow's Nest. He was a farmer.
  • He Australian Army Canteens Service on 14 June 1943 in Redbank. He gave his next of kin as his mother Bertha and was living at Moore at the time he enlisted. He was discharged with the rank of Staff Sergeant.
  • Joseph Henry Cronk died on 1 January 1982 in Queensland at age 74.
  • Joseph was buried on 4 January 1982 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. CE1-00C-0014.

Lloyd Cyril Cronk

M, b. 30 August 1923, d. 21 January 2014
  • Lloyd Cyril Cronk was born on 30 August 1923 in Crow's Nest.
  • He was the son of William Cronk and Johanna (Sophie) Anger.
  • Lloyd Cyril Cronk enlisted in the RAAF on 21 May 1943 in Brisbane. He was living at Crow's Nest at the time and gave his mother Sophie as his next of kin. He was discarged on 23 Nov 1945 with the rank of Warrant Officer in the A/C Allocation Centre.
  • Lloyd was buried on 3 February 2004 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. CE1-00F-0012.
  • Lloyd Cyril Cronk died on 21 January 2014 at age 90.

Margaret Cronk

F, b. 1888, d. 31 October 1972

Ward Cronk

M, b. 6 December 1848, d. 7 January 1849
  • Ward Cronk was baptized on 6 December 1848 in Indonesia. He was born at sea.
  • He was the son of George Cronk and Ann Jessop.
  • Ward Cronk died on 7 January 1849 in South Brisbane.

William Cronk

M, b. 1880, d. January 1934
  • William Cronk was born in 1880 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Claud Cronk and Elizabeth Sarah Cummings.
  • On 18 July 1905 William had a horse riding accident. The Brisbane Courier reported:- " While William Cronk was mustering bullocks this morning his horse fell and rolled on him, causing serious injuries. He is now unconscious, and is being conveyed by road to Toowoomba. The Ambulance has been wired for to meet him. The Ambulance Brigade met Cronk two miles from Crow's Nest, and rendered first aid. He was found to he suffering from severe internal injuries and haemorrhage, and an injury to his left shoulder. Cronk was conveyed by the brigade to the Toowoomba Hospital-upwards of thirty miles. He was reported to-night to be in a critical condition.
  • At the age of 28 years, William Cronk married Johanna (Sophie) Anger, daughter of Rev Charles Augustus (Carl) Anger and Salome Hirning, on 1 July 1908 in Queensland.
  • William Cronk and Johanna (Sophie) Anger appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Pechey. William was a farmer and Sohpia carried out home duties.
  • William was an an enthusiastic worker for the Crow's Nest Show Society and Race Club. At the last elections in 1932 he was elected a member of the Highfields Council.
  • William Cronk died in January 1934 in Queensland.
  • William was buried on 18 January 1934 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of William Cronk and Johanna (Sophie) Anger

William Cronk

M, b. 1905
  • William Cronk was born in 1905 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Claud Cronk and Honoria (Nora) Skelly.
  • William Cronk commenced school at Pinelands State School on 9 February 1911. He was 5 years 1 month old. His fater was a teamster at Pinelands.

Thomas Boyes Crooke

M, b. 1852, d. 1885
  • Thomas Boyes Crooke was born in 1852.
  • At the age of 27 years, Thomas Boyes Crooke married Elizabeth Starnes in 1879 in New Zealand.
  • Thomas Boyes Crooke died in 1885 in New Zealand.

Elizabeth Crosby

F, b. 26 March 1876, d. 9 September 1940
  • Elizabeth Crosby was born on 26 March 1876 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of George Crosby and Ann Robinson.
  • At the age of 21 years, 1 month and 2 days, Elizabeth Crosby married William Squires on 28 April 1897 in Queensland.
  • Elizabeth Crosby died on 9 September 1940 in Queensland at age 64.

Children of Elizabeth Crosby and William Squires

George Crosby

M, b. circa 1844, d. 14 January 1880
  • George Crosby was born circa 1844 in England. He was the son of Susannah Theaker and George Crosby.
  • George Crosby married Ann Robinson, daughter of James Robinson and Elizabeth Dixon, on 15 August 1872 in Queensland.
  • George Crosby died on 14 January 1880 in Queensland.

Children of George Crosby and Ann Robinson

Jane Crosby

F, b. 28 May 1878, d. 25 May 1966
  • Jane Crosby was born on 28 May 1878 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of George Crosby and Ann Robinson.
  • Jane Crosby appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1936. She was shown as living in the Darling Downs and Moreton Electorates.
  • At the age of 26 years, Jane Crosby married William Claydon, son of Alfred Claydon and Elizabeth Salmond, in 1905 in Queensland.
  • Jane Crosby and William Claydon appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1909 living at Perseverance. Willilam was a labourer.
  • Jane Crosby died on 25 May 1966 in Queensland at age 87.

Children of Jane Crosby and William Claydon

Jemima Crosby

F, b. 9 July 1880, d. 27 January 1955

Children of Jemima Crosby and John Freeman Symonds

James Crossman

M, b. 19 September 1789
  • James Crossman was baptized on 19 September 1789 in Cornwall. Son of James Crossman and Mary.
  • At the age of 30 years, 4 months and 8 days, James Crossman married Sarah Condy Dunn, daughter of John Dunn and Mary Parnell Condy, on 27 January 1820 in Cornwall.

Unknown Crosthwait

F, b. circa 1770
  • Unknown Crosthwait was born circa 1770.
  • Unknown Crosthwait married John Cossart on 4 September 1802 in Ireland.