Harold Johnson Douglas

M, b. 1897, d. 17 November 1959
  • Harold Johnson Douglas was born in 1897 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Douglas and Ellen Collins Johnson.
  • Harold Johnson Douglas appeared on the Electoral Roll with William Douglas and Ellen Collins Johnson in 1925 in Goombungee. William was a farmer. Their daughter Isabell most likely lived with them as did their son Harold.
  • Harold Johnson Douglas died on 17 November 1959 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 18 November 1969 in Goombungee Cemetery. CE1-00J-0002.

Isabell Rose Douglas

F, b. 1889, d. 1935
  • Isabell Rose Douglas was born in 1889 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William Douglas and Ellen Collins Johnson.
  • Isabell Rose Douglas appeared on the Electoral Roll with William Douglas and Ellen Collins Johnson in 1925 in Goombungee. William was a farmer. Their daughter Isabell most likely lived with them as did their son Harold.
  • Isabell Rose Douglas died in 1935 in Queensland.
  • She was buried in Goombungee Cemetery. CE1-00I-0002.

Ivy Ethel Douglas

F, b. 17 July 1902, d. 21 August 1941

Children of Ivy Ethel Douglas and George Webb Norgate

John Roy Douglas

M, b. circa 1905

Malvyn Lyndesay Douglas

M, b. 19 December 1908

Margaret Douglas

F, b. 1882

Mavis Jean Douglas

F, b. 1913

Olive Isabella Douglas

F, b. circa 1905, d. 1968

Pearl Grace Douglas

F, b. 1907, d. 30 September 1992
  • Pearl Grace Douglas was born in 1907 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Richard Douglas and Anna Margaretha Ruff.
  • Pearl Grace Douglas appeared on the Electoral Roll with Richard Douglas and Anna Margaretha Ruff in 1930 in Nutrove. Richard was a farmer. Their son Gordon was also a farmer and daughter Pearl carried out home duties. She gave her address as Symthedale, Nutgrove.
  • Pearl Grace Douglas appeared on the Electoral Roll with Richard Douglas and Anna Margaretha Ruff in 1943 in Nutgrove. Richard was a farmer as was their son Cyril.
  • Pearl Grace Douglas died on 30 September 1992.
  • She was buried on 2 October 1992 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. LAWS1-00J-0006.

Richard Douglas

M, b. 1881, d. 10 August 1971
  • Richard Douglas was born in 1881 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Douglas and Ellen Collins Johnson.
  • In 1901 Richard was listed as a farmer of Goombungee in the Crow's Nest Post Office Directory.
  • Richard Douglas appeared on the Electoral Roll with William Douglas and Ellen Collins Johnson in 1903 in Goombungee. William was a farmer. Their son Richard was a labourer at Goombungee.
  • At the age of 25 years, Richard Douglas married Anna Margaretha Ruff, daughter of Hans Detlef Nicholas Ruff and Augusta Kolberg, in 1906 in Queensland.
  • Richard Douglas and Anna Margaretha Ruff appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Nutgrove. Richard was a farmer.
  • Richard Douglas and Anna Margaretha Ruff appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Nutrove. Richard was a farmer. Their son Gordon was also a farmer and daughter Pearl carried out home duties. She gave her address as Symthedale, Nutgrove.
  • Richard Douglas and Anna Margaretha Ruff appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Nutgrove. Richard was a farmer as was their son Cyril.
  • Richard Douglas died on 10 August 1971 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 11 August 1971 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. UNIT-00H-0022.

Children of Richard Douglas and Anna Margaretha Ruff

Sarah Douglas

F, b. 1854, d. 10 November 1946

Sarah Tigell nee Douglas (1854-19946), photo thanks to Chris (M)

  • Sarah Douglas was born in 1854 in Middlesex, England. She was the daughter of John DOUGLAS and Eliza BURROWS.
  • At the age of 18 years, Sarah Douglas married William Tigell on 7 July 1872 in Ealing, England.
  • Sarah Douglas and William Tigell appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Buckingham, England. William is shown as a 31 year old born Cockham, Berkshire - a working gardener. He was living with his wife Sarah, 26, born Harefield, Middlesex and children Douglas 7, born Earling, Middlesex; William D 5, born Barnes, Surry; and his father William aged 77 born Rotherwick, Hampshire, a former shepherd.
  • Sarah Douglas and William Tigell immigrated to Queensland on 17 November 1882. William aged 27, and his wife Sarah, also 27, travelled to Queensland on the Roma. With them were their sons William aged 6, Douglas aged 8 and daughter Natalie aged 1. A daughter Roma Douglas TIGELL was born during the voyage.
  • Sarah Douglas and William Tigell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Queensland. William was a farmer.
  • Sarah Douglas and William Douglas Tigell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Djuan. He was a farmer as was their son Douglas.
  • Her husband, William Tigell died. He is said to have died somewhere in North Queensland.
  • Sarah Douglas appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Djuan. She carried out home duties. Her daughter Violet and son William most likely lived with her.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1943 living at Glenaven. She carrried out home duties.
  • Sarah Douglas died on 10 November 1946 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 11 November 1946 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Sarah Douglas and William Tigell

Sarah Ann Douglas

F, b. circa 1825, d. 29 May 1909
  • Sarah Ann Douglas was born circa 1825 in Halifax, Canada.
  • Sarah Ann Douglas married Thomas Baker, son of Thomas Baker and Eliza McGowan, circa 1856 in Canada.
  • Sarah Ann Douglas and Thomas Baker appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Gananoque, Leeds South, Canada. Tom senior is shown as a 43 year old labourer born East Indies, a Catholic, living with his wife Sarah 48, born Nova Scotia, his daughter Elizabeth, 20 born Nova Scotia, Arthur, 16 a labourer born Nova Scotia, Alice 12 a scholar born Ontaria, James 10 also a scholar born Ontario. The family were all noted as being Catholic and English. An Alfred GALAGHER aged 4 born the USA (an English Catholic) was also living in the household.
  • Sarah Ann Douglas died on 29 May 1909 in Kingston, Canada.

Children of Sarah Ann Douglas and Thomas Baker

Thomas Douglas

M, b. 1893, d. 1966
  • Thomas Douglas was born in 1893 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Douglas and Ellen Collins Johnson.
  • Thomas Douglas enlisted in the AIF on 12 April 1915 in Brisbane. He was a butter maker and listed his father William as his next of kin. He served in the 6th Reserves/9th Battalion. He served in Egypt and was wounded. He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant and returned to Australia on 2 Jun 1919. Service number 2129.
  • Thomas Douglas died in 1966 in Queensland.

Walter George Douglas

M, b. 29 June 1882, d. 1977

Child of Walter George Douglas and Edith Amelia Tidd

William Douglas

M, b. 1856, d. 7 October 1930
  • William Douglas was born in 1856. He was the son of Richard Douglas and Alice Holt Gregson.
  • He immigrated in 1863. William aged 6, arrived on the Beejapore with his parents Richard 36 and Alice 35. With them were five other children; James 10, Ann 8, Isabelle 4 and Richard 1. Young Richard died on the voyage.
  • At the age of 24 years, William Douglas married Ellen Collins Johnson in 1880 in Queensland.
  • In 1901 William was listed as a farmer of Goombungee in the Crow's Nest Post Office Directory.
  • William Douglas and Ellen Collins Johnson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Goombungee. William was a farmer. Their son Richard was a labourer at Goombungee.
  • William Douglas was listed as the next of kin of Thomas Douglas when she enlisted in the Australian Army on 12 April 1915 in Brisbane. He was a butter maker and listed his father William as his next of kin. He served in the 6th Reserves/9th Battalion. He served in Egypt and was wounded. He was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant and returned to Australia on 2 Jun 1919. Service number 2129.
  • William Douglas was listed as the next of kin of William Samuel Douglas when she enlisted in the Australian Army on 31 July 1915 in Toowoomba. He was a farmer and listed his father William as his next of kin. He served in Egypt and France.
  • William Douglas and Ellen Collins Johnson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Goombungee. William was a farmer. Their daughter Isabell most likely lived with them as did their son Harold.
  • William Douglas died on 7 October 1930 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 8 October 1930 in Goombungee Cemetery. CE1-00J-0003.

Children of William Douglas and Ellen Collins Johnson

William Gordon Douglas

M, b. 1908, d. 26 April 1963

William Samuel Douglas

M, b. 1894, d. 25 October 1964
  • William Samuel Douglas was born in 1894 in Gowrie, Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Douglas and Ellen Collins Johnson.
  • William Samuel Douglas enlisted in the AIF on 31 July 1915 in Toowoomba. He was a farmer and listed his father William as his next of kin. He served in Egypt and France.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Goombungee. William was a farmer.
  • At the age of 32 years, William Samuel Douglas married Olive Florence Sharp in 1926 in Queensland.
  • William Samuel Douglas died on 25 October 1964 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 26 October 1964 in Goombungee Cemetery. CE1-00P-0012.

Vida Doust

F, b. circa 1850

Child of Vida Doust and James Balflour Penman

Sophia Dove

F, b. circa 1840

Ida Dover

F, b. circa 1910
  • Ida Dover was born circa 1910.
  • Ida Dover married Alexander Charles Edwin Austin, son of Charles Edwin Austin and Elizabeth Sawatzki, on 7 March 1934 in Queensland.
  • Ida Dover and Alexander Charles Edwin Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Milford. Alexander was a farm labourer and Ida carried out home duties. His mother Elizabeth lived with them.
  • Ida Dover and Alexander Charles Edwin Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1954 and 1963 living at New South Wales. Alexander was a grazier and Ida carried out home duties. Alex's mother Elizabeth lived with them.
  • Ida Dover and Alexander Charles Edwin Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1968 living at 12 Rotary Crescent, Redcliffe.
  • Ida Dover and Alexander Charles Edwin Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1980 living at 12 Rotary Crescent, Redcliffe. He was a grazier and Ida carried out home duties. Their daughters , a clerk typist and , a clerk also lived with them.

William Patrick Dowd

M, b. circa 1885

Allan George Downes

M, b. 1921, d. 20 February 1994
  • Allan George Downes was born in 1921 in Perth, Western Australia.
  • He was the son of Joscelyn Jefferis Downes and Gladys Winifred Bishop.
  • Allan George Downes died on 20 February 1994 in Floreat Park. His ashes were taken to Karrakatta Cemetery.

Annie Downes

F, b. October 1871, d. 15 April 1892
  • Annie Downes was born in October 1871 in Ellesmere, Shropshire, England. Annie's surname was Douen, Doven, Downes or Davidson. An Annie Downes was born in October 1871 in Ellesmere, Shropshire.
  • She was the daughter of James Kingston and Rose Ann Clark.
  • About 1876 her name was changed to Annie Rose Kingston when she was adopted by James and Rose Anne Kingston who had no children of their own. A second girl, Edith was adoped a few years later.
  • Annie Downes immigrated circa 1880 to Queensland with James Kingston and Rose Ann Clark. James Kingston came with his wife Rose and adopted daughter Annie. They are said to have emigrated in 1880 possibly on the "Scottish Hero" or "Scottish Prince". Or they may have come in 1879 on the "Scottish Lass."
  • Annie Downes and an unknown person were enrolled at the South Bundaberg School on 30 November 1880 Annie's (enrolled as a Kingston) age at the time was given as 7 years and 2 months, (correct age would have been 9 years). Mary (Polly) Kingston was enrolled at the same time.
  • She attended school in North Bundaberg School on 26 February 1884 Her age was given as 12 years and 4 months and her father was listed as a baker.
  • Her daughter was born 26 September 1889 in Abington, Childers. The child was still born about 7pm. As was usual at that time an inquest was held into the death. It was conducted by W.N. Keyes JP on 27 Aug/5 Sep 1889 Ref Jus/N169378/1889.
    Annie stated that the father was Charles Barbeler, a baker from Maryborough. Annie had gone to Maryborough on 9 November 1888 to work for Charles Barbeler and returned to Abington on 9 January 1889. She stated at the Inquest into the child's death that Charles Barbeler had sex with her on Christmas night 1888 and five times after that. She also stated that her adopted father, James Kingston also had sex with her on several occasions but only once after she came home from Maryborough, that being about two months after her return.
  • Annie Downes died on 15 April 1892 in Maryborough Hospital, Maryborough, at age 20. Annie was living with Mrs Larson at Horton when her clothes caught fire while attending domestic duties. She sustained severe burns to her lower body on Thursday 14 April 1892. She was taken to hospital at Maryborough where she died the next day. Her death details list no mother or fathers' names. Her death is registered as DOUEN perhaps a misspelling of DOWNES by the Registry.
  • She was buried on 16 April 1892 in Maryborough Cemetery.

Child of Annie Downes

Arthur Jefferis Downes

M, b. 1920, d. 12 March 1986
  • Arthur Jefferis Downes was born in 1920 in Perth, Western Australia.
  • He was the son of Joscelyn Jefferis Downes and Gladys Winifred Bishop.
  • Arthur Jefferis Downes died on 12 March 1986 in Doubleview, Western Australia.
  • He was buried in Doubleview, Western Australia.

Charles Downes

M, b. June 1851, d. 7 March 1896
  • Charles Downes's birth was registered in the Derby, Derbyshire Registration District in the June 1851 Quarter.
  • He was the son of John Downes and Helen Furness.
  • At the age of 29 years and 3 months, Charles Downes married Louisa Martha Jefferis, daughter of James Jefferis and Sarah Webb, in September 1880 in Hampshire, England.
  • Charles Downes and Louisa Martha Jefferis appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Bruxton Extra. Charles is shown as the 30 year old head born Derby, a public auditor and accountant living with his wife Louisa aged 31, born Alton, Hampshire. A servant Ann Redfern, 14 born Stanton, Derby is also living with them.
  • Charles Downes and Louisa Martha Jefferis immigrated to Albany, Western Australia, in 1888. They arrived on the 16 June 1888 on the "Austral" with their son Joscelyn.
  • According to family hearsay, Charles found it difficult to find work in Western Australia, and the family moved several times during the next few years.
  • Charles Downes died on 7 March 1896 in Perth, Western Australia, at age 44. The family believe Charles suffered from turbuclosis and that was the reason the family came to Australia, in the hope that his health would improve. After his death, according to family hearsay, he was buried "under a tree in East Perth" outside the East Perth cemetery, which lead to speculation that his death may have been suicide. To date no official record of his death has been found. However, a Death Notice appeared in the Western Australia newspaper. It read-
    deaths
    Downes - Mar 7th, at Mackie St, Perth
    Charles Downes, son of the late John Downes
    Fleet, Eng., H.M.S. Derby, England. Aged 46
    .

Child of Charles Downes and Louisa Martha Jefferis

Colin Downes

M, b. 1923, d. 23 May 1923
  • Colin Downes was born in 1923 in Perth, Western Australia.
  • He was the son of Joscelyn Jefferis Downes and Gladys Winifred Bishop.
  • Colin Downes died on 23 May 1923 in Mt Lawley, Western Australia. According to family hearsay Colin died because he needed a special formula for his bottle and it was unavailable.
  • He was buried in Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth.

Ethel Isobel Downes

F, b. 1906

John Downes

M, b. circa 1820
  • John Downes was born circa 1820.
  • His marriage to Helen Furness was registered in the March 1850 Quarter in Derby, Derbyshire Registration District.
  • John Downes was Chief Engineer in the Royal Navy. He had been posted to an Australian Station from 1870 - 1874.

Child of John Downes and Helen Furness

Joscelyn Jefferis Downes

M, b. September 1881, d. 16 January 1960
  • Joscelyn Jefferis Downes's birth was registered in the Derbyshire, an unknown place Registration District in the September 1881 Quarter.
  • He was the son of Charles Downes and Louisa Martha Jefferis.
  • Joscelyn Jefferis Downes immigrated to Albany, Western Australia, in 1888. He came with his parents Charles and Louisa, the family arriving on the 16 June 1888 on the "Austral."
  • At the age of 22 years, Joscelyn Jefferis Downes married Florence Maud Corbett in 1904 in Perth, Western Australia. Florence was a nurse at the time of her marriage.
  • Joscelyn Jefferis Downes was widowed in 1916 when died Florence died.
  • At the age of 37 years, Joscelyn Jefferis Downes married Gladys Winifred Bishop in 1919 in Perth, Western Australia. The couple met at Rosenstamms (a Fremantle exporter) where they both worked.
  • Joscelyn Jefferis Downes died on 16 January 1960 in Mt Lawley, Western Australia, at age 78.
  • He was buried in Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth.

Child of Joscelyn Jefferis Downes and Florence Maud Corbett

Children of Joscelyn Jefferis Downes and Gladys Winifred Bishop

Louisa Downes

F, b. 1863, d. June 1938
  • Louisa Downes was born in 1863 in Cheshire.
  • She was the daughter of Samuel Downes and Jane Unknown.
  • Louisa Downes was baptized on 7 June 1863 in Macclesfield, Cheshire.
  • Her marriage, at 32 years, to Samuel Sparshott Jefferis, son of Henry Sparshott Jefferis and Elizabeth Mary Monk, was registered in the September 1895 Quarter, Kent Registration District.
  • Louisa Downes and Samuel Sparshott Jefferis appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Lambeth. Samuel is shown as a drapers silk buyer, aged 37, born Alton, Hampshire and Louisa as 38, born Macclesfield, Cheshire. Frank S is shown as a juvenile aged 11 (should be 1) years.
  • On 14 November 1918 Samuel & Louisa's son Frank, a cadet in the Hampshire Regiment, was killed. At the time they were living at "Brierley", Fitzharris Avenue, Bournemouth.
  • Louisa Downes witnessed the Death1 of Samuel Sparshott Jefferis in December 1936 in Hampshire.
  • Her death was recorded with the Bournemouth, Hampshire Registration District in the June 1938 Quarter.

Child of Louisa Downes and Samuel Sparshott Jefferis