Leslie Roy Stanley Austin

M, b. 21 November 1931, d. 10 December 2012
  • Leslie Roy Stanley Austin was born on 21 November 1931 in Toowoomba.
  • He was the son of Leslie Henry Austin and Edith Evelyn Kidman.
  • Leslie Roy Stanley Austin and Joyce May Gibson were engaged The engagement was announced in "The Courier Mail" - "AUSTIN — GIBSON.— The engagement is announced of Joyce May, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gibson, Rode Road, Chermside, to Leslie Roy Stanley, younger son of Mrs. Austin, Boothby Street, Kedron, and the late Mr. Les. Austin, Crow's Nest, Queensland" on 29 November 1952.
  • At the age of 21 years, 2 months and 17 days, Leslie Roy Stanley Austin married Joyce May Gibson on 7 February 1953 in Kedron. The marriage was announce in "The Courier Mail" on the same day - " AUSTIN— GIBSON. — On the 7th February at the Little Flower Church, Kedron, by the Rev. Father Augustine. Leslie Roy Stanley, younger Son of Mrs. E. Austin, Kedron, and the late Mr. Les. Austin, Crow's Nest, to Joyce May, only Daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. Gibson. Chermslde."
  • Leslie Roy Stanley Austin died on 10 December 2012 at age 81.
  • He was cremated on 14 December 2012 in Pinaroo Crematorium.

Lynda Gillian Elizabeth Austin

F, b. 30 August 1906
  • Lynda Gillian Elizabeth Austin was born on 30 August 1906 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Edwin Austin and Elizabeth Sawatzki.
  • Lynda was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Dorris Irene Emily Austin and Gustav Paul Hohenhaus, son of Wilheim Friedrich Hohenhaus and Ottililie Emilie Ramdon Gerchow, on 15 October 1930 in Queensland; The following notice appeared in "The Brisbane Courier' on Saturday 25 October 1930 - HOHENHAUS-AUSTIN.
    The Boonah Methodist Church was the scene of a picturesque wedding on October 14, the bridegroom being Mr. Gustav Paul Hohenhaus (third son of Mr. W. P. Hohenhaus and the late Mrs. Hohenhaus, of Moogerah) and the bride Miss Doris Austin (daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Austin, Milford). Girlfriends of the bride had decorated the church with roses, arum lilies, and larkspurs, and the bridal couple stood under an archway formed of pink and white flowers. Rev. A. C. Tempest officiated, and Mrs. G. Grim- sev presided at the organ. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a frock of white crepe de Chine, and an embossed tulle veil, caught with a circlet of orange blossoms. She carried a bouquet of white roses and gerberas. Miss Linda Austin (sister of the bride) was bridesmaid, and was flocked in pink crepe de Chine, with which she wore a cream picture hat. Her bouquet was com posed of pink roses and gerberas. Mr. Jack Hohenhaus (brother of the bride- groom) carried out the duties of best man. After the ceremony a reception was held at a cafe. Later Mr. and Mrs. G. P. Hohenhaus left for a tour of the Northern Rivers. They will make their future home at Moogerah."
    Dorris' sister Lynda married Gustav's brother Albert.
  • At the age of 25 years, 8 months and 18 days, Lynda Gillian Elizabeth Austin married Albert Adolph Hohenhaus, son of Wilheim Friedrich Hohenhaus and Ottililie Emilie Ramdon Gerchow, on 18 May 1932 in Queensland. Lynda's sister Dorris married Albert's brother Gustav.
  • Lynda Gillian Elizabeth Austin and Albert Adolph Hohenhaus appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Springdale. He was a grazier and she carried out home duties. Her brother Alex also lived in the district.
  • Lynda Gillian Elizabeth Austin and Albert Adolph Hohenhaus appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Locke Street, Stanthorpe. He was a grazier and she carried out home duties.
  • Lynda Gillian Elizabeth Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1977 and 1980 living at 49 Bridge Street, Stanthorpe.

Mary Austin

F, b. 1794, d. November 1818
  • Mary Austin was born in 1794.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Austin and Elizabeth Warne.
  • Mary Austin was baptized on 18 December 1796 in Cornwall.
  • Mary Austin died in November 1818 in Menheniot.
  • She was buried on 20 November 1818 in Menheniot. The burial record shows she was 24 years old.

Mary Ann Bartlett Austin

F, b. 6 March 1864, d. 1939
  • Mary Ann Bartlett Austin was born on 6 March 1864 in Queensland. She was a twin to William Francis Bartlett Austin.
  • She was the daughter of William Honey Austin and Sarah Priscilla Bartlett.
  • At the age of 23 years, 9 months and 16 days, Mary Ann Bartlett Austin married Joseph Brooke on 22 December 1887 in Queensland.
  • Mary Ann Bartlett Austin died in 1939 in Queensland.

Children of Mary Ann Bartlett Austin and Joseph Brooke

Mary Ann Bartlett Austin

F, b. September 1861, d. 1864
  • Mary Ann Bartlett Austin's birth was registered with the Devon, England, Registration District in the September 1861 Quarter .
  • She was the daughter of William Honey Austin and Sarah Priscilla Bartlett.
  • Mary Ann Bartlett Austin immigrated on 4 November 1862 to Moerton Bay, Queensland, Australia, with William Honey Austin and Sarah Priscilla Bartlett. The "Sultana" left Plymouth 2 Aug 1862 arriving on 31 October 1862. William is shown as 32 years old, Sarah 33 and their son William H (F) as 4 years old, Mary an infant and John H was aged 2. According to information given to the State Library by an unknown person, William and Sarah immigrated with three children of which only one survived the voyage - however both William Francis and Mary Ann died in 1864, most likely on the same day as their deaths were registered consecutively. William's brother John Honey had immigrated to Moreton Bay 4 years before.
  • Mary Ann Bartlett Austin died in 1864 in Queensland. She most likely died on the same day as her older brother William Francis as their deaths are registered consecutively.

Matilda Ann Honey Austin

F, b. 12 April 1857, d. 4 February 1934
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin was baptized on 12 April 1857 in Ruan Lanihorne, Cornwall, England.
  • She was the daughter of John Honey Austin and Mary Jane Burt Chivell.
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin immigrated to Queensland on 23 June 1858. Came to Australia with her parents on the barque "Ascendent."
  • At the age of 22 years, 1 month and 17 days, Matilda Ann Honey Austin married Edward Diamond on 29 May 1879 in Queensland.
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin and Edward Diamond appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Hamilton. Edward was a storeman and Matilda carried out home duties. James Bernard was a clerk.
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin and Edward Diamond appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1905 living at Hamilton. Edward was a storeman and Matilda carried out home duties. Edward Charles was a draper.
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin and Edward Diamond appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1919 living at Hamilton. Edward was a storeman and Matilda carried out home duties. Francis, a labourer, and Matilda Jane, a clerk also lived with them. Their son Edward and his wife lived in Allen Street, Hamilton.
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin and Edward Diamond appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Hamilton. Edward was a storeman and Matilda carried out home duties. John Henry was a freezer and Matilda Jane a clerk. Vincent was a barman. Edward and his wife Zoe lived in Allen Street, Hamilton.
  • Matilda Ann Honey Austin died on 4 February 1934 in Queensland at age 76.

Children of Matilda Ann Honey Austin and Edward Diamond

Myrtle Florence Austin

F, b. 26 October 1912, d. 14 August 2007

Myrtle Florence Austin (1912-2007). Daughter of George James Austin and Rosanna Werner. Photo courtesy of Helen J.
  • Myrtle Florence Austin was born on 26 October 1912 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of George James Austin and Rosanna Werner.
  • At the age of 21 years, 4 months and 2 days, Myrtle Florence Austin married George Wilfred McLeod Kidman, son of Samuel Kidman and Ann Cogan, on 28 February 1934 in Queensland.
    Wedding of Myrtle Florence Austin and Geoge Wiflred McLeod Kidman 28 February 1934. Bridesmaid Berenice Austin.
  • Myrtle Florence Austin and George Wilfred McLeod Kidman appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Anduramba. George was a farmer.
  • On 14 June 1946,her husband, George Wilfred McLeod Kidman died in Anduramba, Queensland, at age 42. George was the local blacksmith. He is said to have picked up his 500lb anvil and put it on the back of his truck. He turned around and died a heart attack.
  • Myrtle Florence Austin died on 14 August 2007 in Oakey Hospital at age 94.
  • She was buried on 17 August 2007 in Evergreen Cemetery, Kulpi.

Child of Myrtle Florence Austin and George Wilfred McLeod Kidman

Raymond Austin

M, b. 5 May 1927, d. 19 November 1995

Ruby Ann Austin

F, b. 29 June 1896, d. 30 August 1987

Children of Ruby Ann Austin and Sidney Charles John Barker

Sarah Priscilla Bartlett Austin

F, b. 23 June 1876, d. 1955
  • Sarah Priscilla Bartlett Austin was born on 23 June 1876 in Rosewood, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William Honey Austin and Sarah Priscilla Bartlett.
  • At the age of 26 years, 4 months and 29 days, Sarah Priscilla Bartlett Austin married John George Williams on 21 November 1902 in Queensland, Australia.
  • Sarah Priscilla Bartlett Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1913 and 1936 living at Moreton Electral District, Queensland.
  • Sarah Priscilla Bartlett Austin died in 1955 in Queensland.

Children of Sarah Priscilla Bartlett Austin

Children of Sarah Priscilla Bartlett Austin and John George Williams

Susannah Austin

F, b. 3 December 1815, d. 22 April 1905
  • Susannah Austin was baptized on 3 December 1815 in Menheniot. Her father Thomas was shown as a labourer at the time of her birth.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Austin and Elizabeth Warne.
  • Susannah Austin witnessed the marriage of Elizabeth Austin and James Holwell on 7 October 1834 in Menheniot; Grooms occupation is shown as a sojourner living in this parish. They were married by banns, and by Vicar Richard Martin and witnesses to the marriage were Susan Austin and William Ford.
  • At the age of 22 years, 10 months and 8 days, Susannah Austin married James Hancock on 11 October 1838 in Cornwall.
  • On 14 August 1886,her husband, James Hancock died in Mitchell, Perth, Canada, at age 71. He was a 71 year old farmer, 4 months and 14 days old.
  • Susannah Austin died on 22 April 1905 in Ontario, Canada, at age 89.

Children of Susannah Austin and James Hancock

Sylvia Ruth Austin

F, b. 1934, d. 19 December 1979
  • Sylvia Ruth Austin was born in 1934. Not sure of parents - she may have been Raymond's wife.
  • She was the daughter of Vivian Towers Austin and Jane Parker.
  • Sylvia Ruth Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at Pavilion Street, Pomona. She carried out home duties. Her parents lived in Obi Obi Road, Nambour.
  • Sylvia Ruth Austin died on 19 December 1979.
  • She was buried in Nambour Cemetery. Garden Lawn Section.

Thomas Austin

M, b. 18 January 1795, d. February 1867
  • Thomas Austin was baptized on 18 January 1795 in Menheniot.
  • He was the son of Thomas Austin and Elizabeth Warne.
  • At the age of 28 years, 5 months and 4 days, Thomas Austin married Ann Honey, daughter of John Honey and Mary Cornish, on 22 June 1823 in Buckland Monachorum, England. According to information published with a photo of William by Picture Queensland, State Library of Queensalnd, Thomas and Ann had three sons, all with the second name of Honey.
  • Thomas Austin and Ann Honey appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 in Buckland Monachorum. Thomas is shown as a 40 year old agricultural labourer, living with his wife Ann also 40 (both not born in Devon), living with their two sons William 11 and John 7, both born in Devon.
  • Thomas Austin and Ann Honey appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Tavistock. Thomas is shown as a 50 year old ag labourer born Menheniot Cornwall, living with his wife Ann, also 50 and born Lewannick, Cornwall, and sons William, a 20 year old carpenter and John 16,an ag labourer. Both boys were born in Buckland Monachorum.
  • Thomas Austin and Ann Honey appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in Buckland Monachorum. Thomas is shown as a 60 year old agricultural labourer, born Cornwall and living with his wife Ann, also 60 years old and born in Cornwall.
  • In July 1863,his wife, Ann Honey died in Buckland Monachorum at age 67. The parish registers show Ann was 66 years old when she died.
  • At the age of 69 years, 2 months and 26 days, Thomas Austin married Hannah Chambers, daughter of Thomas Chambers and Elizabeth Chaffe, on 13 April 1864 in Buckland Monachorum, Devon. The marriage record shows Thomas was a widowed labourer, father Thomas Austin, also a labourer. Hannah was a widow, daughter of Thomas Chambers, a chair maker. Witnesses to the marriage were Henry Barrons and Thomas Chambers Tall (the 10 year old nephew of Hannah.)
  • Thomas Austin died in February 1867 in Devon at age 72.
  • He was buried on 6 February 1867 in Buckland Monachorum. The parish registers show Thomas was 72 when he died.
  • Held within the Plymouth and West Devon Records Office is the fascinating catalogue reference 600.Conveyance reference 600/99 Date 1858.
    "Thomas Austin's garden upon trust for building a school thereon for the education of the labouring manufacturing and other poor classes, in the parish of Buckland Monachorum.
    To explain and add a little more the Book of Buckland Monachorum chapter 5 Schools in Buckland Monachorum shows."

    ".........A National School was opened in 1859 in a field north of the church next to the established building.
    Boys were taught in the old building and girls were admitted to the new school up the lane close by, which had been built in Thomas Austin's garden the previous year. Thomas Austin lived in one of the cottages opposite the church......."

    Both buildings still stand and the researcher has pictures of the school which is a delightful dolls house type building.




Children of Thomas Austin and Ann Honey

Thomas Austin

M, b. circa 1761, d. before 17 June 1838
  • Thomas Austin was born circa 1761.
  • Thomas Austin married Elizabeth Warne on 19 October 1792 in St Germans, Cornwall. Thomas was a husbandman at the time. [Note:- This may not be the correct Thomas and Elizabeth. There were Thomas Austen's baptised in St Germans in 1766 (son of Benjamin & Tabatha) and 1768 (son of Richard and Sarah In Liskeard.)
  • Thomas Austin was a labourer at Tregryll Down at the time of his daughter Susannah's birth in 1815.
  • Before 8 August 1823,his wife, Elizabeth Warne died in Menheniot. The records shows she died at 52 years of age and she lived at Tregryll Down.
  • Thomas Austin died before 17 June 1838 in Quarry, Menheniot. aged 77 years.
  • He was buried on 17 June 1838 in Menheniot.

Children of Thomas Austin and Elizabeth Warne

Thomas (Kevin) Austin

M, b. 1930, d. 8 September 1953
  • Thomas (Kevin) Austin was born in 1930.
  • He was the son of Leslie Henry Austin and Edith Evelyn Kidman.
  • Thomas (Kevin) Austin died on 8 September 1953 in Queensland. He died from a leaking valve in his heart.
  • He was buried on 11 September 1953 in Lutwyche Cemetery. He is buried with his mother.

Thomas Charles Austin

M, b. 3 October 1927, d. 7 October 1927

Thomas Edgar Austin

M, b. 12 February 1890, d. 1 September 1963
  • Thomas Edgar Austin was born on 12 February 1890 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Hooper.
  • Thomas Edgar Austin commenced school at Crow's Nest State School on 28 April 1896. aged 6 years.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll with Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Hooper in 1913 in Queensland. His was a farmer. Their daughter Beatrice also lived on the farm as did their son Edgar.
  • Between 1916 and 1922 Thomas Edgar Austin lived in Mountain Camp. His occupation was noted as a labourer.
  • At the age of 32 years, 10 months and 1 day, Thomas Edgar Austin married Margaret Mary Barker, daughter of Charles Henry Barker and Hannah Vian, on 13 December 1922 in Queensland.
  • Thomas Edgar Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll with Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Hooper between 1925 and 1930 in Mountain Camp. Thomas was a farmer and Ellen carried out home duties. His son Edgar was still registered at Leonta but his wife Margaret gave her address as Crow's Nest.
  • Thomas Edgar Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1940 living at Mountain Camp. His occupation was that of a farmer.
  • He and Margaret Mary Barker appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Mountain Camp. Edgar was a farmer and Margaret carried out home duties.
  • On 26 August 1948,his wife, Margaret Mary Barker died in Queensland.
  • Thomas Edgar Austin died on 1 September 1963 in Queensland at age 73.
  • He was buried on 2 September 1963 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. Inscription on tombstone - aged 73.
    Margaret M (nee Barker) and Thomas Edgar Austin - Crows Nest Cemetery
  • Thomas Edgar Austin also went by the name of Edgar.

Children of Thomas Edgar Austin and Margaret Mary Barker

Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin

M, b. 5 June 1858, d. 2 September 1939

Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin (1858 - 1939) and Ellen Austin (nee Hooper) (1861-1941). Taken in Crow's Nest.

  • Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin was born on 5 June 1858. on the ship Ascendant while his parents and sister were on their way to Australia from Cornwall, via Plymouth. He was born at 46deg South Latitude, 151 deg East Longitude, as the ship was starting to head north after rounding Tasmania.
  • He was the son of John Honey Austin and Mary Jane Burt Chivell.
  • For the first few years of his life Thomas lived in Brisbane where his father worked for Thomas Payne at "Fairy Farm". Sometime between 1869 and 1872 the family moved to Bunya where Thomas' father had selected land. Thomas was about twelve or thirteen at this time, and most likely spent his time helping his father clear the land and plant crops. After spending a few years at Bunya, the family then moved, in about 1877, to Dugandan (the township of Boonah was later built nearby). Here Thomas, now almost twenty years old, would have helped his father on his property "Honeyvale."
  • At the age of 25 years, 6 months and 20 days, Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin married Ellen Hooper, daughter of John Hooper and Ann Burgess, on 25 December 1883 in Dugandan, Queensland. The marriage took place at the residence of John Thomas Hooper, Ellen's brother.
  • After their marriage, Ellen and Thomas moved to Coochin Coochin station where Thomas had found work. According to Ellen's obituary, Thomas had selected land at Coochin Scrub and the family lived there before moving to Crows Nest.
  • Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin's and Ellen Hooper's first child Thomas Henry Percy was born 2 November 1884. Unfortunately, he died a few weeks after his first birthday and was most likely buried at Coochin. Their second son George James was born the following February at Coochin Coochin and their daughter Beatrice two years later at Boonah.
  • Thomas and his family moved to the Crow's Nest district some time between 1888 and 1890. Their eldest son George attended school from Nov to December 1893 but then left. George was readmitted to the school in February 1895, while his sister Beatrice and younger brother Edgar (Thomas Edgar who was born at Crow's Nest in 1890) were enrolled in April the following year. The children's religion is recorded as O.D. Perhaps the children were home educated for some time. Three more children were born at Mountain Camp, Henry Leslie (Les) in 1892, Ruby Ann in 1896 and Elsie May, the youngest in 1900.
  • In 1894 he owned 511 acres at Crow's Nest, and paying rates to the Crow's Nest council.
  • On 11 March 1899 a notice appeared in The Queenslander advising the Land Court at Toowoomba had accepted applications for Selection from T H A Austin - Lot 26 a at Crow's Nest.
  • Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin appeared on the Legislative Assembly - Aubigny Electoral Roll in 1900 living at Crow's Nest. His qualification to vote was that he was a freeholder of the area.
  • In 1901 he was listed in the Queensland Post Office Directory as a teamster living at Crow's Nest.
  • He enrolled his son Ruby Ann Austin in school at Crow's Nest State School on 20 January 1902. aged 5 years.
  • In 1903 he owned Portions 39 and 41, of freehold land, 89 and 26 acres respectively at Crow's Nest.
  • Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Hooper appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Queensland. Thomas' occupation was a carrier, most likely supplementing his farming income by hauling goods. Ellen carried out home duties.
  • Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Hooper appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Queensland. His was a farmer. Their daughter Beatrice also lived on the farm as did their son Edgar.
  • Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Hooper appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1930 living at Mountain Camp. Thomas was a farmer and Ellen carried out home duties. His son Edgar was still registered at Leonta but his wife Margaret gave her address as Crow's Nest.
  • Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1939 living at Barkers Lane, Crow's Nest. He was listed as a farmer but at 81 would probably have retired.
  • Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin died on 2 September 1939 in Queensland at age 81.
  • He was buried on 5 September 1939 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. The inscription on headstone shows the dates 1857-1939. (His birth year should be 1858.)
    Gravestone of Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Austin (nee Hooper) - Crow's Nest Cemetery.
  • An article appeared in the The Courier Mail on 11 September 1939 " CROW'S NEST - The death is announced of Mr. Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin, of Mountain Camp. He was born on the vessel Ascendant, on which his parents came from England. They settled at Coochin, near Boonah. In 1883 he married Miss Ellen Hooper at Boonah, and they came to the Crow's Nest district, where Mr. Austin had lived until the time of his death. He is survived by a widow, two sons — Messrs. G. J. (Virginia) and E. Austin (Mountain Camp)l, and three daughters — Mesdames E. J. Connolly (Rosewood), S. C. Barker (Crow's Nest), and J. Cochrane (Manly.)"

Children of Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Hooper

Thomas Henry Percy Austin

M, b. 2 November 1884, d. 20 November 1885
  • Thomas Henry Percy Austin was born on 2 November 1884 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Thomas Henry Ascendant Austin and Ellen Hooper.
  • Thomas Henry Percy Austin died on 20 November 1885 in Queensland at age 1. He is most likely buried at Coochin Station.

Thomas Stanley Austin

M, b. 6 December 1902

Una Florence Austin

F, b. 24 April 1899, d. 7 January 1985
  • Una Florence Austin was born on 24 April 1899 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William John Honey Austin and Ellen Jane Wilson.
  • Una Florence Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll with Ellen Jane Wilson in 1925 in Buranda. Ellen carried out home duties while her daugthers, who lived at the same address Una and Ina were a nurse and clerk. Her husband William still lived at Brighton.
  • At the age of 33 years, 4 months and 21 days, Una Florence Austin married Hubert Ulrich, son of Joseph Victor Ulrich and Clara Young, on 14 September 1932 in Queensland. They moved to Perth after their marriage.
  • On 10 September 1966,her husband, Hubert Ulrich died in Apple Cross, Western Australia, at age 75. Some time after Hubert's death Una moved to Nambour where her brother Vivian Towers Austin and his family lived.
  • Una Florence Austin died on 7 January 1985 at age 85.
  • She was buried in Nambour Cemetery. Garden Lawn Section - A Clara Violet Ulrich born 1893, died 1 January 1979 is also buried in the cemetery - perhaps Hubert's sister.

Unnamed Female Austin

F, b. 6 February 1873, d. 6 February 1873

Vera Gaddis May Austin

F, b. 1 June 1901
  • Vera Gaddis May Austin was born on 1 June 1901 in Queensland. She was the younger twin of Dorris Irene Emily Austin.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Edwin Austin and Elizabeth Sawatzki.
  • Vera Gaddis May Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll with Charles Edwin Austin and Elizabeth Sawatzki in 1925 in Milford. Charles was a farmer whille Elizabeth carried out home duties as their daughter Vera who lived with them.

Vincent Thomas Austin

M, b. 25 March 1916, d. 9 December 2006
  • Vincent Thomas Austin was born on 25 March 1916 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Arthur James Chivell Austin and Olive Alice Lovell.
  • Vincent Thomas Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll with Arthur James Chivell Austin and Olive Alice Lovell in 1937 in 12 Rosebury Street, Toowoomba. Arthur was a labourer and Olive carried out home duties. Their son Vincent who lived with them was also a labourer.
  • Vincent Thomas Austin and Doreen Mavis Lowe appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Rocky Creek, Helidon. Vincent was a labourer and Olive carried out home duties. His mother Olive lived with them.
  • At the age of 26 years, 9 months and 29 days, Vincent Thomas Austin married Doreen Mavis Lowe on 23 January 1943 in Queensland.
  • Vincent Thomas Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1949 and 1963 living at Brookstead. Vincent was a tractor driver and Doreen carried out home duties.
  • He and Doreen Mavis Lowe appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1968 and 1980 living at 16 Allenby Street, Toowoomba. Vincent was a farmer and Doreen carried out home duties.
  • In 1982,his wife, Doreen Mavis Lowe died in Queensland.
  • Vincent Thomas Austin died on 9 December 2006 in Queensland at age 90.

Vivian Edward (Mick) Austin

M, b. 5 April 1921, d. 1 September 2013
  • Vivian Edward (Mick) Austin was born on 5 April 1921 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of George James Austin and Rosanna Werner.
  • Vivian Edward (Mick) Austin began military service on 30 May 1941 in Queensland. His service number was Q147066. He gave his next of kin as George Austin and address as Virginia.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll with George James Austin and Rosanna Werner in 1943 in Virginia. George was a teamster and Rose Ann carried out home duties. Their sons George Eric and Vivian Edward, farm labourers and farmer were also lving at Virginia.
  • Vivian Edward (Mick) Austin ended military service on 25 April 1943. He was discharged as a Private in the 1st Motoring TNG Regiment, having been given an early discharge in order to continue with his brother Cyril's cream run.
  • At the age of 22 years, 3 months and 5 days, Vivian Edward (Mick) Austin married Maud Theresa Trost, daughter of Frederick August Trost and Ruby Annie May Maddern, on 10 July 1943 in Queensland.
  • For the first few months of their marriage they lived in Crows Nest, then they moved to a dairy farm at Virginia where they spent the next 8 or 9 years. During this time their five children were born.
  • Around 1953, Mick and Maud moved to another dairy farm at Charleton near Toowoomba where they spent six years. They moved yet again in 1959 to a dairy farm in the Wandoan area. They were to spend over 27 years on this farm until they finally retired into Wandoan in 1984.
  • On 14 September 1993,his wife, Maud Theresa Trost died in Queensland at age 74.
  • Vivian Edward (Mick) Austin died on 1 September 2013 in Toowoomba at age 92.
  • He was buried on 6 September 2013 in Wandoan Cemetery after a service held in the Wandoan Cultural Centre.

Vivian Towers Austin

M, b. 6 February 1904, d. 7 July 1979
  • Vivian Towers Austin was born on 6 February 1904 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William John Honey Austin and Ellen Jane Wilson.
  • Vivian Towers Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Farnham Plains, Eulo. He was a jackaroo.
  • At the age of 28 years, 2 months and 13 days, Vivian Towers Austin married Jane Parker, daughter of John Malcolm Parker and Jane Clifford, on 19 April 1932 in Queensland.
  • Vivian Towers Austin and Jane Parker appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1936 and 1937 living at Maroochy River. Vivian was a cane farmer and Jane carried out home duties.
  • Vivian Towers Austin began military service on 23 April 1940 in Kelvin Grove, Queensland. His Service Number was QX7222 and he enlisted in Kelvin Grove giving his next of kin as Jane Austin. He was living at Nambour at the time he enlisted.
  • He ended military service on 4 June 1941. He was discharged with the rank of Private in the 1st Forestry Unit.
  • He and Jane Parker appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Oakey Creek, Eumundi. Vivian was a farmer and Jane carried out home duties.
  • Vivian Towers Austin and Jane Parker appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1958 and 1963 living at Obi Obi Road, Nambour. Vivian was a farmer and grace carried out home duties.
  • Vivian Towers Austin and Jane Parker appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1968 and 1977 living at MS 921, Nambour. Their children, lived in Acacia Street, Parklands, Nambour.
  • Vivian Towers Austin died on 7 July 1979 at age 75.
  • He was buried in Nambour Cemetery. Garden Lawn Section.

Child of Vivian Towers Austin and Jane Parker

William Austin

M, b. 28 July 1799

William Francis Austin

M, b. September 1857, d. 1864
  • William Francis Austin's birth was registered in the Tavistock, Devon Registration District in the September 1857 Quarter.
  • He was the son of William Honey Austin and Sarah Priscilla Bartlett.
  • William Francis Austin immigrated on 4 November 1862 to Moerton Bay, Queensland, Australia, with William Honey Austin and Sarah Priscilla Bartlett. The "Sultana" left Plymouth 2 Aug 1862 arriving on 31 October 1862. William is shown as 32 years old, Sarah 33 and their son William H (F) as 4 years old, Mary an infant and John H was aged 2. According to information given to the State Library by an unknown person, William and Sarah immigrated with three children of which only one survived the voyage - however both William Francis and Mary Ann died in 1864, most likely on the same day as their deaths were registered consecutively. William's brother John Honey had immigrated to Moreton Bay 4 years before.
  • William Francis Austin died in 1864 in Queensland. He most likely died on the same day as his younger sister Mary Ann as their deaths are registered consecutively.

William Francis Bartlett Austin

M, b. 6 March 1864, d. 23 September 1934
  • William Francis Bartlett Austin was born on 6 March 1864 in Queensland. He was a twin to Mary Ann Bartlett Austin.
  • He was the son of William Honey Austin and Sarah Priscilla Bartlett.
  • William Francis Bartlett Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Tallegalla. He was a farmer.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1913 and 1919 living at Tallegalla. William's father William Honey and his brother Aquilla were also farmers at Tallegalla.
  • William Francis Bartlett Austin died on 23 September 1934 in Queensland at age 70.
  • He was buried in Tallegalla Cemetery.

William Honey Austin

M, b. 7 February 1831, d. 7 January 1926

William Honey Austin 1831-1926. Photo courtesy of Picture Queensland, State Library of Queensland
  • William Honey Austin was baptized on 7 February 1831 in Buckland Monachorum, England. According to information published with a photo of William by Picture Queensland, State Library of Queensalnd, William was born at Netherton Cottage, on 21 January 1830.
  • He was the son of Thomas Austin and Ann Honey.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census William Honey Austin was living in the household of Thomas Austin and Ann Honey in Buckland Monachorum. Thomas is shown as a 40 year old agricultural labourer, living with his wife Ann also 40 (both not born in Devon), living with their two sons William 11 and John 7, both born in Devon.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census William Honey Austin was living in the household of Thomas Austin and Ann Honey in Tavistock. Thomas is shown as a 50 year old ag labourer born Menheniot Cornwall, living with his wife Ann, also 50 and born Lewannick, Cornwall, and sons William, a 20 year old carpenter and John 16,an ag labourer. Both boys were born in Buckland Monachorum.
  • His marriage, at 21 years and 6 months, to Sarah Priscilla Bartlett, daughter of Francis Bartlett and Mary Cook, was registered in the September 1852 Quarter in Devon Registration District.
  • William Honey Austin and Sarah Priscilla Bartlett immigrated to Moerton Bay, Queensland, Australia, on 4 November 1862. The "Sultana" left Plymouth 2 Aug 1862 arriving on 31 October 1862. William is shown as 32 years old, Sarah 33 and their son William H (F) as 4 years old, Mary an infant and John H was aged 2. According to information given to the State Library by an unknown person, William and Sarah immigrated with three children of which only one survived the voyage - however both William Francis and Mary Ann died in 1864, most likely on the same day as their deaths were registered consecutively. William's brother John Honey had immigrated to Moreton Bay 4 years before.
  • William Honey Austin selected land - It was portion no 619
    in 1872 in Tallegalla.
  • On 13 September 1885,his wife, Sarah Priscilla Bartlett died in Queensland.
  • In July 1888 The following article appeared in the "Brisbane Courier" on Tuesday 17 July 1888. " Today, before the police magistrate, James Phister was brought up on suspicion of having stolen a saddle, the property of William Honey Austin, at the Three mile Creek, on the 13th instant. Mounted constable Kiely deposed to having arrested the accused at the hotel on the 11th instant, when the latter denied knowing anything about the saddle in question. The prosecutor, Austin, who is a farmer residing at Tallegalla, stated that between 9 and 10 o'clock on the evening of the 13th he called at the Three-mile Creek Hotel on his way home from Ipswich ; the landlord hung witness's horse up in front of the hotel, and witness remained inside the place for half-an-hour; on coming out again he found that the saddle had been taken off his .horse; accused was at the hotel when 'witness first went there, but witness did not see him about when the saddle was missed; accused was sober at first but afterwards appeared to be drunk or feign- ing drunkenness; witness stopped at the hotel that night, and next morning saw the accused in the bar; accused said, ""Hullo, old man, I heard you have accused me of stealing your saddle;" witness said, "It looks very suspi- cious, as you were the only one who left;" accused endeavoured to persuade witness to have a drink, but the latter refused ; accused pulled out a bank-note and offered it to wit- ness, who said, "I don't want your money, I want my saddle ;" accused told him to go and search his house, but witness said he would get a constable to search accused's premises; accused then walked towards his home, and Constable Kiely arrived about two hours later ; about a quarter of an hour after accused came back to the hotel ; he had had plenty of time to go home ; when witness missed his saddle he reported the matter to the police. The accused was remanded for a week. Bail was refused, the property not having been recovered."
  • William Honey Austin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Rosewood. He was a farmer.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Tallegalla. He was a farmer as were his sons Aquilla and William Francis who also lived at Tallegalla. A Thomas Austin also farmed at Tallegalla.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1919 living at Tallegalla. He was a farmer and Sarah carried out home duties. His sons William and Thomas (Aquilla) also farmed in the area.
  • William Honey Austin died on 7 January 1926 in Queensland at age 94.
  • He was buried in Tallegalla Cemetery.

Children of William Honey Austin and Sarah Priscilla Bartlett