Selma Muriel King

F, b. 22 May 1912, d. 10 February 1987
  • Selma Muriel King was born on 22 May 1912 in Tasmania. She was the daughter of Augustus Arthur William KING and Z. Lillian ALLEN.
  • At the age of 24 years, 10 months and 9 days, Selma Muriel King married Arthur Wesley Whitehouse, son of Arthur Henry Whitehouse and Charlotte Mary Margetts, on 31 March 1937.
  • Selma Muriel King died on 10 February 1987 in Tasmania at age 74.

Sidney Thomas Penrose King

M, b. 25 October 1904, d. 1983
  • Sidney Thomas Penrose King was born on 25 October 1904 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William John King and Jane (Deborah) Bridgeman.
  • Sidney Thomas Penrose King appeared on the Electoral Roll with William John King and Jane (Deborah) Bridgeman in 1934 in Goombungee. William was a labourer and Deborah carried out home duties. Their son William was also a labourer, living at Goombungee with his wife Lenore. Cecil, Sidney and farm hands/labourers.
  • Sidney Thomas Penrose King died in 1983.

Sophia King

F, b. 1904, d. 1904

Thelma Agnes King

F, b. 1920, d. 23 April 2002

Thelma Elizabeth King

F, b. 25 January 1910, d. 4 August 2005
  • Thelma Elizabeth King was born on 25 January 1910 in Queensland. She was the daughter of James King and Undine Ione Guppy.
  • At the age of 20 years, Thelma Elizabeth King married Hugh Bowen in 1931 in Queensland.
  • Thelma Elizabeth King died on 4 August 2005 at age 95.
  • Thelma was buried on 9 August 2005 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. LAWS1-00N-0009.

Thomas King

M, b. 1861, d. 1931

Children of Thomas King and Edith Ambrose

Thomas Henry King

M, b. 1877, d. 1880
  • Thomas Henry King was born in 1877 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William King and Ann Sherwood.
  • Thomas Henry King died in 1880 in Queensland.

Thomas James King

M, b. 1897, d. 15 April 1917
  • Thomas James King was born in 1897 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of James Isaac King and Anna Ambrose.
  • Thomas James King began military service on 27 September 1915 in Toowoomba. Thomas was a labourer. He was a gunner with the 11 Brigade, Australian Field Artillary and served in France.
  • Thomas James King killed in action on 15 April 1917 in France.
  • Thomas was buried in France.

Thomas James King

M, b. 10 October 1925, d. 25 September 2007
  • Thomas James King was born on 10 October 1925.
  • He was the son of Phillip Isaac King and Agnes Esther Blinco.
  • Thomas James King died on 25 September 2007 at age 81.
  • Thomas was buried on 2 October 2007 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Walter Charles King

M, b. 1911

William King

M, b. 1843, d. 31 August 1924
  • William King was born in 1843 in Ambresden, England.
  • His marriage, at 22 years, to Ann Sherwood was registered in the March 1865 Quarter in London Registration District.
  • William King and Ann Sherwood immigrated to Queensland circa 1865.
  • In 1901 William was listed as a farmer of Goombungee in the Crow's Nest Post Office Directory.
  • William King and Ann Sherwood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Goombungee. William was a farmer. Their sons William, Albert and Charles also lived in the district.
  • On 1 August 1924,his wife, Ann Sherwood died in Queensland.
  • William King died on 31 August 1924 in Queensland.
  • William was buried on 1 September 1924 in Goombungee Cemetery.

Children of William King and Ann Sherwood

William King

M, b. 18 March 1885, d. 19 July 1886
  • William King was born on 18 March 1885 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of George King and Mary Russell.
  • William King died on 19 July 1886 in Queensland at age 1.

William Charles Penrose King

M, b. 28 January 1899, d. 30 June 1961
  • William Charles Penrose King was born on 28 January 1899 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William John King and Jane (Deborah) Bridgeman.
  • At the age of 23 years, 5 months and 14 days, William Charles Penrose King married Lenore Kathleen Cooke, daughter of George Cooke and Ada Jull, on 12 July 1922 in Queensland.
  • William Charles Penrose King and Lenore Kathleen Cooke appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Goombungee. William was a labourer.
  • William Charles Penrose King appeared on the Electoral Roll with William John King and Jane (Deborah) Bridgeman in 1934 in Goombungee. William was a labourer and Deborah carried out home duties. Their son William was also a labourer, living at Goombungee with his wife Lenore. Cecil, Sidney and farm hands/labourers.
  • William Charles Penrose King died on 30 June 1961 in Queensland at age 62.
  • William was buried on 3 July 1961 in Goombungee Cemetery.

Child of William Charles Penrose King and Lenore Kathleen Cooke

William John King

M, b. 1866, d. 26 June 1935
  • William John King was born in 1866 in Queensland. He was a twin to Albert George.
  • He was the son of William King and Ann Sherwood.
  • At the age of 32 years, William John King married Jane (Deborah) Bridgeman, daughter of Charles Daniel Bridgeman and Frances Myrah Ewin, in 1898 in Queensland.
  • In 1901 William was listed as a farmer of Goombungee in the Crow's Nest Post Office Directory.
  • William John King and Jane (Deborah) Bridgeman appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Goombungee. William was a labourer and Jane carried out domestic duties.
  • William John King and Deborah Winifred Penrose King appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Goombungee. William was a labourer.
  • William John King and Jane (Deborah) Bridgeman appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1934 living at Goombungee. William was a labourer and Deborah carried out home duties. Their son William was also a labourer, living at Goombungee with his wife Lenore. Cecil, Sidney and farm hands/labourers.
  • William John King died on 26 June 1935 in Queensland.
  • William was buried on 27 June 1935 in Goombungee Cemetery.

Children of William John King and Jane (Deborah) Bridgeman

William John King

M, b. 1863, d. 1926
  • William John King was born in 1863 in New South Wales.
  • He was the son of James King and Hannah Unitus Harton.
  • William John King died in 1926 in Queensland.

Ada Alice Kingston

F, b. circa 1900

Agnes Elizabeth Kingston

F, b. 15 January 1858, d. 4 October 1921

Agnes Poxon (nee Kingston) 1858-1921. Photo courtesy of Merv Johnson.

  • Agnes Elizabeth Kingston was born on 15 January 1858 in Darlaston.
  • She was the daughter of James Kingston and Sarah Henson.
  • Agnes Elizabeth Kingston was baptized in Darlaston.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census, Agnes Elizabeth Kingston was living in the household of Emma Henson and John Bircher in Brownhills. John is shown as a 31 year old and Emma as 30. Agnes Kingston, a 13 year old domestic is living with them as is their adopted daughter Rosa aged 2.

  • Agnes Elizabeth Kingston witnessed the marriage of Leah Kingston and Richard Bennett on 27 March 1877 in Norton Canes; Witnesses to the marriage were William Aldridge and Agnes Elizabeth Kingston. Richard and Leah lived at Catshill after their marriage.
  • He was domestic servant in her younger years. Later in life she worked in a tobacconist shop ran by Mr Rawlings.
  • At the age of 22 years, 3 months and 12 days, Agnes Elizabeth Kingston married John Poxon, son of John Poxon and Eliabeth Robinson, on 27 April 1880 in Norton Canes. According to family Agnes met John, a coal miner while at work at the tobacconist. Her bridesmaid was Patience Kingston and their best man Frederick Poxon.
  • John and Agnes were to follow the rest of the Kingston family to Australia but John suffered a serious accident and decided not to go.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census, Agnes Elizabeth Kingston was living in the household of Emma Henson and John Bircher in Walsall Foreign. John is shown as a 41 year old bricklayer and local methodist preacher born Tamworth, living with his wife Emma, 40 born Clifton Stafford. His niece Rosa R Bircher 12 born Walsall Wood, and two lodgers John Poxon born Clayhanger, Stafford a coal miner, and Agnes Poxon 23 born Darlaston Stafford. Agnes was the sister of Emma. After Emma and John Bircher moved to Heath Hayes on the Cannock Chase, Rosa went to live with Agnes and John Poxton.

  • Agnes Elizabeth Kingston and John Poxon appeared on the census of 31 March 1901. John Poxon is shown as a 41 year old greengrocer born Walsall Wood. Agnes is shown as a 42 year old born Darlaston, Stafforshire.

  • Agnes Elizabeth Kingston and John Poxon appeared on the census of 2 April, 1911. John is shown as a 51 year old born Wallsall and Agnes as 52 years old born Walsall.

  • On 27 April 1920,her husband, John Poxon died in Clayhanger, Walsall, at age 61.
  • COMPILERS NOTE: Agnes' son John William compiled record from the original diary of Joseph Kingston on his voyage to Australia in 1878. Together with the transcript of the diary he indicates that "our grandparents James and Sarah Kingston with the following members of the family emigrated to Queensland landing in Maryborough in 1880 from the sailing ship "Scottish Lass" (actually "Shenir"). The following came out together. James and Sarah Kingston, son William and wife Ellen (actually came in 1883 on the "El Dorado"), son James and wife, I forget her name, daughter Sarah Ann, son John, daughter Patience, also Willie Kingston son of Tom Kingston and Polly Thorne Toms daughter. The only members of the family of James and Sarah Kingston left in England were the oldest son Thomas the father of Willie Polly and Ross Turner, Emma the oldest daughter and her husband John Bircher, Agnes Elizabeth and her husband John Poxon".
    Joseph sent the pages of the diary to his sister Agnes Elizabeth Poxon in 1878. We took care and preserved the document until her death in 1921. It then passed on to her son JW Poxon who has taken care of it. When in Australia I promised Uncle Jo's grandson Herbert Kingston of Maryborough, Queensland that he should have the document which he should receive by the end of 1965.
  • Agnes Elizabeth Kingston died on 4 October 1921 in Walsall Wood at age 63. She died of valvular disease of the heart.

Child of Agnes Elizabeth Kingston and John Poxon

Agnes Elizabeth Kingston

F, b. 3 February 1895, d. 19 February 1982
  • Agnes Elizabeth Kingston was born on 3 February 1895 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Kingston and Alice Emily Elizabeth Ward.
  • At the age of 23 years, 10 months and 15 days, Agnes Elizabeth Kingston married Francis Bray on 18 December 1918 in Queensland.
  • Agnes Elizabeth Kingston died on 19 February 1982 at age 87.

Alfred Kingston

M, b. 19 February 1884, d. 19 February 1884

Alfred George Kingston

M, b. 21 April 1903, d. 9 September 1903
  • Alfred George Kingston was born on 21 April 1903 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Thomas Kingston and Ellen Stiles.
  • Alfred George Kingston died on 9 September 1903 in Queensland.

Alfred Robert Kingston

M, b. 29 July 1907, d. 14 September 1988
  • Alfred Robert Kingston was born on 29 July 1907 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Kingston and Alice Emily Elizabeth Ward.
  • At the age of 21 years, 4 months and 13 days, Alfred Robert Kingston married Gladys Irene McDonald on 12 December 1928 in Queensland.
  • Alfred Robert Kingston married Violet Bailey.
  • Alfred Robert Kingston died on 14 September 1988 at age 81.

Alice Emily Kingston

F, b. 7 December 1896, d. 10 October 1987

Allan Joseph Kingston

M, b. 27 April 1919, d. 13 March 1950
  • Allan Joseph Kingston was born on 27 April 1919 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Kingston and Matilda Christina Berg.
  • Allan Joseph Kingston began military service on 15 October 1941 in Queensland. His service number was QX23328 and he gave his next of kin as William Kingston. He was living at Childers at the time he enlisted.
  • He ended military service on 29 March 1946. He was discharged with the rank of Private in the Head Quarters of the 1st Australian Military Landing GP.
  • Allan Joseph Kingston died on 13 March 1950 in Queensland at age 30.
  • Allan was buried in Appletree Creek Cemetery.
    William & Matilda Christina Kingston's headstone and that of their children Frances Eleanor and Joseph Allan Kingston

Anne Kingston

F, b. 26 October 1878, d. 22 September 1959
  • Anne Kingston was born on 26 October 1878 in Walsall, Staffordshire, England.
  • She was the daughter of William Kingston and Ellen Chambers.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census, Anne Kingston was living in the household of William Kingston and Ellen Chambers in Walsall Foreign. The census shows that William was 34, born Rosliston, Derby, a packing case maker, living with his wife Ellen, 29 born Bloxwich, and their two children Anne aged 2 and William 1 month, both born in Walsall. Sampson Chambers, Ellen's brother also lived with them. He was 15 years old, born Bloxwich and a saddle maker.

  • Anne Kingston immigrated to Queensland, Australia, with William Kingston and Ellen Chambers. The "El Dorado" departed Plymouth, England on 9 May 1883 and arrived in Cooktown on 26 June the same year. The ship reached Rockhampton in July. On board were William and Ellen Kingston and their two children Annie shown as 4 years old, and son William. William's occupation was recorded a cabinet maker and builder. Ellen's brother Sampson Chambers also came with the family. On his departure from England Sampson was given a book "The Life of Christ" by his sister Anne. The inscription read "From your loving sister Anne - March 1883.
    The family made their way overland to Bundaberg from Rockhampton.
  • Anne Kingston attended school between 23 July 1883 and 1886 at North Bundaberg and Sharon Schools. She was enrolled at the North Bundaberg School on 23 July 1883 aged 5 years. Her father was listed as a carpenter/cabinet maker. She was enrolled at the Sharon State School on 24 February 1885 aged 7 years and left on 25 September 1885. Her father was listed as a carpenter.
  • Between August 1883 and 1886 Anne Kingston lived in North Bundaberg.
  • Between 1886 and 1907 Anne Kingston lived in Horton. She was a domestic servant.
  • Between 1907 and 1959 Anne Kingston lived in Pialba, Queensland.
  • At the age of 28 years, 4 months and 22 days, Anne Kingston married Josiah Clarence Mills, son of Josiah Wyett Mills and Mary Ann Holliday, on 20 March 1907 in Childers, Queensland. She was shown as a domestic servant at the time of her marriage. Josiah was a farmer.
  • On 28 December 1914 In a letter to Minnie Chambers her aunt Emma Chambers wrote:-
    " I have had several letters from your Cousin Annie and she sent me the photos of her 3 children they are fine little kiddies also one of Willies children a nice little girl I think she has such a sweet face " - (These would have been Annie Mills (nee Kingston) children - Eleanor May aged 5, Clarence William aged 4, and Clare Marion aged 2. And William Kingston juniors chidlren. The sweet little girl was most likely Frances Eleanor Mary Kingston aged 4.)
  • Anne Kingston died on 22 September 1959 in Pialba, Queensland, at age 80.
  • Anne was buried in Polsen Cemetery, Queensland.

Children of Anne Kingston and Josiah Clarence Mills

Arthur Leslie Kingston

M, b. 28 October 1900, d. 17 April 1965
  • Arthur Leslie Kingston was born on 28 October 1900 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Thomas Kingston and Ellen Stiles.
  • Arthur Leslie Kingston died on 17 April 1965 in Queensland at age 64.

Clifford Joseph Kingston

M, b. 14 August 1911, d. 7 January 1912
  • Clifford Joseph Kingston was born on 14 August 1911 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Kingston and Matilda Christina Berg.
  • Clifford Joseph Kingston died on 7 January 1912 in Queensland. His name on the death certificate was Clifton Joseph. Shortly after his death his grandmother Eleanor wrote a letter to Nelie Chambers in which she said "Willies little boy died, such a dear little chap we would have liked to have kept him but God took him .."

Doris May Kingston

F, b. 7 March 1905, d. 13 May 1969
  • Doris May Kingston was born on 7 March 1905 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William Thomas Kingston and Ellen Stiles.
  • Doris May Kingston died on 13 May 1969 in Queensland at age 64.

Edith Amelia Kingston

F, b. 1881, d. 11 October 1964
  • Edith Amelia Kingston was born in 1881 in Queensland. She was the daugther of Thomas James Kingston and Sarah Ann Statham.
  • Edith Amelia Kingston married Unknown Walker circa 1940.
  • Edith Amelia Kingston died on 11 October 1964 in Queensland.
  • Edith was buried on 13 October 1964 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Edith Ellen Kingston

F, b. 8 February 1877, d. 3 June 1959
  • Edith Ellen Kingston was born on 8 February 1877 in Walsall, Staffordshire, England.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Kingston and Jane Ellen Tonks.
  • At the age of 21 years, 6 months and 1 day, Edith Ellen Kingston married Harold Alexander Bertie Crow on 9 August 1898 in Bundaberg, Queensland.
  • Edith Ellen Kingston died on 3 June 1959 in Bundaberg, Queensland, at age 82.

Children of Edith Ellen Kingston and Harold Alexander Bertie Crow

Edna Olive Irene Kingston

F, b. 15 October 1893, d. 4 February 1897
  • Edna Olive Irene Kingston was born on 15 October 1893 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Kingston and Jane Ellen Tonks.
  • Edna Olive Irene Kingston died on 4 February 1897 in Queensland at age 3.