John Maddern

M, b. 28 November 1813, d. 15 September 1832
  • John Maddern was christened on 28 November 1813 in Newlyn, England.
  • He was the son of John Maddern and Grace Dunn Gill.
  • John Maddern died on 15 September 1832 in Newlyn at age 18.
  • He was buried on 17 September 1832 in Cornwall. Paul parish suffered a cholera epidemic around this time. Aged 19 years.

John Maddern

M, b. 26 December 1734, d. April 1807
  • John Maddern was christened on 26 December 1734 in Paul. (Another John Maddern was christened on 23 Aug 1735, son of William Maddern and Jane Tonkin. He was a fisherman and married Blanche Stevens. Difficult to determine which John was the son of Norey and Septifil but this John was a farmer.)
  • He was the son of Sephil Maddern and Norey Tonkin.
  • At the age of 25 years and 7 months, John Maddern married Rebecca Tregurtha, daughter of Arthur Tregurtha and Margaret Leah, on 26 July 1760 in Paul.
  • In May 1776,his wife, Rebecca Tregurtha died in Paul at age 44.
  • At the age of 42 years, 10 months and 1 day, John Maddern married Elizabeth Leah, daughter of Oliver Leah and Honor Glazon, on 27 October 1777 in Paul, Cornwall, England. The Parish Records show that John was a widower at the time of his marriage to Elizabeth Leah. Elizabeth was the widow of Richard Mark.
  • John Maddern died in April 1807 in Newlyn at age 72.
  • He was buried on 15 April 1807 in Paul Churchyard. The burial record shows he was married, aged 73 years and died of old age. He lived in Newlyn.

Children of John Maddern and Rebecca Tregurtha

Children of John Maddern and Elizabeth Leah

John Maddern

M, b. 8 September 1844, d. March 1913
  • John Maddern was christened on 8 September 1844 in England. (The baptism record shows his father as John, but should be Richard.) His father shown as a gardener.
  • He was the son of Richard Maddern and Catherine Barnes.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census John Maddern was living in the household of Richard Maddern and Catherine Barnes in Newlyn. Richard is shown as being 30 years old, and living with his wife Catherine, and children John 6, Ann 4, Phillis 2, Richard 1 Week, and Richard Maddron aged 21, and Catherine Maddron aged 16 years. All were born in Newlyn.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census John Maddern was living in the household of Richard Maddern and Catherine Barnes in Newlyn. Richard is shown as a 40 year old gardener born St Paul and living with his wife Catherine, son John 16 a gardener, Ann Dawes, 14 scholar, Phillis 12 scholar; Richard, 10, scholar; Samuel Dun, 8, scholar, Catherine 3, scholar.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census John Maddern was living in the household of Richard Maddern and Catherine Barnes in Newyn. Richard was shown as the 50 year old head, a gardener of 11 acres of land, living with his wife Catherine 49 and their children John unmarried at 27, a gardener, Phillis 22 a gardeners daughter, Richard 20, a gardener, Samuel D, 18 a gardener, Catherine J 13 a scholar and Grace aged 9 also a scholar. All were born in Newlyn.
  • At the age of 33 years, 7 months and 2 days, John Maddern married Elizabeth Annie Warren, daughter of Charles Warren and Mary Ann Pool, on 10 April 1878 in Cornwall. The marriage details show - 10 Apr 1878 by Banns John Maddern 33 Gardener of St. Paul (Father: Richard Maddern, Gardener) Elizabeth Annie Warren 25 of Madron (Father: Charles Warren, Gamekeeper) Witnesses: Charles Warren, Catharine Maddern.
  • John Maddern and Elizabeth Annie Warren appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Paul, Cornwall. John is shown as a 34 year old Market gardener, born Paul living with his wife Elizabeth aged 28, born Madron and their 9 month old son John, born Newlyn.
  • John Maddern and Elizabeth Annie Warren appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 in Newlyn. John senior is shown as a 47 year old dairyman, born Newlyn and living with his wife, Elizabeth, aged 38 born Madron, and their children: John, a 10 year old scholar; Chas H an 9 year old scholar; Elizabeth M aged 6,Richard aged 5, and James P aged 3. All the children were born in Newlyn.
  • John Maddern and Elizabeth Annie Warren appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Newlyn. John is a 55 year old market gardener, born Paul, living with his wife Elizabeth, 47 born Madron; and son John, a 20 year old gardener, born Paul; Elizabeth 20 years, born Paul; Richard a 16 year old born Paul; and James, aged 13 born Paul.
  • John Maddern and Elizabeth Annie Warren appeared on the census of 2 April, 1911 in Cornwall. John was a 66 year old retired market gardener, born Newlyn. He had been married to his wife Elizabeth Annie for, 58, born Madron, for 32 years and they had had six children, five currently living. Elizabeth's nephew William Charles Resleigh, 17, a labourer born Cury, Cornwall also lived with them.
  • His death was recorded with the Penzance, Cornwall Registration District in the March 1913 Quarter.

Children of John Maddern and Elizabeth Annie Warren

John Maddern

M, b. 11 July 1880
  • John Maddern was baptized on 11 July 1880 in Paul Church.
  • He was the son of John Maddern and Elizabeth Annie Warren.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census John Maddern was living in the household of John Maddern and Elizabeth Annie Warren in Paul, Cornwall. John is shown as a 34 year old Market gardener, born Paul living with his wife Elizabeth aged 28, born Madron and their 9 month old son John, born Newlyn.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census John Maddern was living in the household of John Maddern and Elizabeth Annie Warren in Newlyn. John senior is shown as a 47 year old dairyman, born Newlyn and living with his wife, Elizabeth, aged 38 born Madron, and their children: John, a 10 year old scholar; Chas H an 9 year old scholar; Elizabeth M aged 6,Richard aged 5, and James P aged 3. All the children were born in Newlyn.
  • At the time of the 31 March 1901 census John Maddern was living in the household of John Maddern and Elizabeth Annie Warren in Newlyn. John is a 55 year old market gardener, born Paul, living with his wife Elizabeth, 47 born Madron; and son John, a 20 year old gardener, born Paul; Elizabeth 20 years, born Paul; Richard a 16 year old born Paul; and James, aged 13 born Paul.
  • His marriage, at 24 years and 4 months, to Mary Mogran was registered in the December 1904 Quarter in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorganshire Registration District.
  • John Maddern and Mary Mogran appeared on the census of 2 April, 1911 in Glamorgan. John 30, born Newlyn, a hauler in a coal mine was living with his wife Mary born Gwmaman, Abedare aged 27 (married six years with no children) and her family - widowed mother Elizabeth Morgan, 71, born Maesteg, Glamorgan; Tom Morgan 40, a widowed commercial traveller, born Gwmaman; Ivy Margaret Morgan 4 born Cwmaman; David Morgan 34, single, a hauler and Gwilym Morgan 31 a hauler both born Gwmaman.

John Maddern

M, b. circa 1670
  • John Maddern was born circa 1670.
  • John Maddern married Rebecca Unknown circa 1690.

Children of John Maddern and Rebecca Unknown

John Maddern

M, b. 30 May 1691

John Maddern

M, b. 1 January 1765

John Maddern

M, b. circa 1800
  • John Maddern was born circa 1800.
  • John Maddern married Ann Harvey circa 1825.

Child of John Maddern and Ann Harvey

John Victor David Maddern

M, b. 13 October 1902, d. 30 September 1987

John Victor (Jack) Maddern c 1910
  • John Victor David Maddern was also known as Jack.
  • He was born on 13 October 1902 in Emu Creek, Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Maddern and Mary Ann Cossart.
  • John Victor David Maddern commenced school in 1907 in Emu Creek.When the new school at Jubille Vale opened in September 1913, Jack then attended that school as it was much closer to his home than Moss View.
  • In 1911 when Egbert and Alice Gillies were married the family may have taken the opportunity to have some photos taken on the verandah of "Jubilee Vale."
    John and Mary Ann Maddern, and their two youngest children, Lucy and Jack. The photo may have been taken at the time of Egbert marriage to Alice Gillies and February 1911. Lucy would have been eleven, and Jack nine years old.
  • On 18 February 1911, the Department of Education compiled a list of children who were currently attending the Mossview School, but were residing near the proposed Jubilee Vale school. John and Mary Ann's children Lucy 10 and Jack 8 were on that list. They lived on Portion 24 Djuan which was about 3/4 miles from the proposed new school as compared to 4 miles from the Mossview School.
  • On 1 April 1912,John Victor David Maddern's mother, Mary Ann Cossart died in Queensland.
  • Jack was a keen sportsman and played polo. He was a member of a gun club.
  • John Victor David Maddern appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Emu Creek, Queensland. He was a farmer. His father and sister Lucy lived at Crow's Nest. He was listed as a farmer of Crow's Nest on the 1930 roll.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Cosmopoliton Hotel, Warwick. He was a salesman. He must have lived in the Warwick district for some time as he became involved in the Warwick Rough Riding circuit and won a silver belt.
  • At the age of 31 years, 9 months and 29 days, John Victor David Maddern married Elizabeth Ellen Hannah Collins, daughter of Cornelius Collins and Ellen Bridget Nolan, on 11 August 1934 in Queensland.
    Wedding day of Jack Maddern & Nell Collins 11 August 1934
  • John Victor David Maddern and Elizabeth Ellen Hannah Collins appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1936 and 1943 living at Crow's Nest. Jack was a newsagent and Nell carried out home duties.
  • An article appeared in the The Courier Mail on on 10 September 1937 stating that "At a meeting of the Crow's Nest and District Ratepayers' Progress Association Mr. C. Donaldson was appointed secretary in place of Mr J. Maddern, who had resigned. Mr. P. Mewing was appointed treasurer. Mr. P. Guy gave notice of motion that the matter of having the pig yards shifted from the centre of the town, should be brought, up at the next meeting.
  • On 15 August 1939 John Victor David Maddern and Victor Owen Williams signed a lease agreement entitling Vic Williams to rent a shop built on the land owned by Jack Maddern. Vic had paid two hundred pound for the erection of the shop and the accruement of the rent offset repayments by Jack Maddern for the money Vic paid to have the shop built. The shop became Williams Electrical.

    -----AGREEMENT OF LEASE------

    between JOHN VICTOR DAVID MADDERN and VICTOR OWEN WILLIAMS

    1.          In consideration of the sum of ’200- (Two hundred pounds) expended by Victor Owen Williams on the erection of a shop on the property at present owned by John Victor David Maddern in William street, Crow's Nest, in the State of Queensland, and adjoining the premises of John Victor David Maddern it is agreed that the said John Victor David Maddern allow and give the said Victor Owen Williams a lease of the said shop for a period of 8 (eight) years and 6 (months) from 21 August 1939.(date initialed by both parties)

    2.          It is understood that a the expiration of the said lease the said John Victor David Maddern shall become the sole owner of the said shop and will no longer be indebted to the said Victor Owen Williams for the ’200- (Two hundred pounds) expended by the said Victor Owen Williams in the erection of the shop.

    3.          By this arrangement it is understood that repayments of the sum of ’200- (Two hundred pounds) by the said John Victor David Maddern are and will be in the form of rents accruing over the period of the lease and due by the said Victor Owen Williams.

    4.          For purpose of compilation the payment of rent is fixed at 11/6 (Eleven shillings and six pence) per week and a cash payment by the said Victor Owen Williams of ’9- (Nine Pounds) payable on the first day of October in each year. The rents will commence to accrue from the date of the lease.

    5.           The said John Victor David Maddern reserves the right to pay off the whole of the indebtedness to the said Victor Owen Williams at any time and the said Victor Owen Williams does agree; and the said John Victor David Maddern may sell part or whole of the property and land situate in William Street Crow's Nest belonging to h'm the said John Victor David Maddern subject to the least for period of 8 (eight) years and 6 (six) months from the date of this lease.

    6.          The said Victor Owen Williams reserves the right to terminate the lease in the event of the sale of property and land in William Street, Crow's Nest on which the shop is erected and owned by the said John Victor David Maddern and also reserves the right to terminate the lease in the event of thee said John Victor David Maddern exercising his right to pay off the whole of the indebtedness at any one time.

    7.          The said Victor Owen Williams will at any time be entitled to sublet part or whole of the shop to a tenant approved the the said John Victor Maddern

    8.          Any expenses of repairs necessary during the currency of the lease are to be borne by the said John Victor David Maddern.

    9.          During the term of the lease neither party to the lease will trade in goods or kind conflicting with the business of the other.

    10.          This agreement in all clauses will be binding to the parties and their executors and assigns.

              Dated at Crow's Nest this Fifteenth Day of August 1939

                                  Parties to the Lease (signed by both.)
  • John Victor David Maddern enlisted in the Australian Army on 11 April 1942 in Crow's Nest He was living at Crow's Nest at the time he enlisted and gave his next of kin as Elizabeth. His service number was Q225104. He was discharged on 9 August 1944 with the rank of Private in the 7th Battalion Volunteer Defence Force.
  • He and Elizabeth Ellen Hannah Collins appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1943 and 1949 living at Crow's Nest. Jack was a newsagent.
  • Jack and Nell used to run a newsagency in Crows Nest, and Jack also sold Singer sewing machines, travelling around the district in his Singer branded utility.
  • Jack and Nell moved to Goomeri where Jack had bought a cattle property. They lived in Goomeri and Jack travelled to the property to work.
  • John Victor David Maddern and Elizabeth Ellen Hannah Collins appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1954 and 1963 living at 30 Barnes Street, Goomeri. John was a grazier and Nell carried out home duties.
  • In September 1954 a photograph of all of the Maddern children appeared in the local paper in September 1954. The article under the photo read:- "The Maddern family, "three boys and three girls", with their wives and husbands, held a reunion dinner in Queen's Park kiosk on Saturday on the occasion of Mr and Mrs O Maddern's forty-second wedding anniversary. The "boys" and "girls" are the children of the late John Maddern, Cornish-born farmer who died in 1933 and who took up land in the Crow's Nest District 74 years ago. Front (left to right) Mrs G J Wittaker, Mr Wittaker, Mrs E Maddern, Mr E Maddern, Mrs F Trost and Mr Trost. Back (left to right) Mrs J Maddern, Mr J Maddern, Mrs J W Bidgood, Mr Bidgood, Mr O Maddern, and Mrs O Maddern."
    A reunion held in September 1954 of the Maddern siblings. Front LtoR Lucy & Gwilyn Whittaker, Alice & Egbert Maddern, Ruby & Fred Trost. Back LtoR Nell & Jack Maddern, Olive & Bill Bidgood,Orlando & Emily Maddern
  • In 1955 he was Grazier.
  • On 10 May 1963 John Victor David Maddern lived in Queensland.
  • He and Elizabeth Ellen Hannah Collins retired in 1963 in Sandgate. . Jack built a block of flats there and rented them out to suppliment his income.
  • John Victor David Maddern and Elizabeth Ellen Hannah Collins appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1972 and 1980 living at 27 Deagon Street, Sandgate.
  • On 8 December 1985,his wife, Elizabeth Ellen Hannah Collins died in Redcliffe, Queensland. She died from "left cerebrovascular accident". Her husband Jack was the informant on her death certificate. He stated she had been married at the age of 36 and died when she was 88 years old. In fact Nell was born in 1893 and was 10 years older than Jack, not six. In which case she was 92 when she died.
  • John Victor David Maddern died on 30 September 1987 in Queensland at age 84. He died from bronchopneumonia and ischaemic dementia after an illness of four days. The informant was his nephew David H Maddern of 9 Sharpe Street, Crows Nest.

  • He was buried on 5 October 1987 in Queensland, Australia.

Child of John Victor David Maddern and Elizabeth Ellen Hannah Collins

John William (Willie or Bill) Maddern

M, b. 7 July 1911, d. 2 September 1986

Bill (John William) Maddern (1911-1986), son of Egbert Maddern and Alice Ann Gillies. Taken c 1940.
  • John William (Willie or Bill) Maddern was born on 7 July 1911 in Emu Creek, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Egbert Thomas Spencer Lower Maddern and Alice Ann Gillies.
  • The Emu Creek Hall was officially opened on 7 March 1931. As was customary, much of the material needed for its erection was donated by the local people. The minute book of the time showed that Egbert Maddern had donated two loads of logs towards the materials for the construction as did many other locals. It can be assumed that the loads referred to were bullock wagon loads of approxminately 3500 to 4000 super feet. Blocks were donated by W. Gillies. Likewise much of the labour was on a voluntary basis with E Maddern donating 6 days, L Bidgood 2 days, W Maddern 2 days, and J Kelly 2. Others of the community also donated their time.
  • John William (Willie or Bill) Maddern appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1934 living at Crow's Nest. He was a farmer.
  • John was the best man at the wedding of Grace Matilda Knight and Leonard Christian (Bill) Miller, son of George Frederick (Michael) Muller and Maria Margaretha Magdelina (Mary) Hoffmann, on 12 February 1934; Eva Knight and Bill Maddern were attendants at the wedding.
  • John was the best man at the wedding of John William (Jack) Kelly and Mary Elizabeth Maddern, daughter of Egbert Thomas Spencer Lower Maddern and Alice Ann Gillies, on 16 December 1936 in Queensland; After their marriage they lived behind Geoff Patch's scrub paddock at Emu Creek.
  • John William (Willie or Bill) Maddern appeared on the Electoral Roll with Egbert Thomas Spencer Lower Maddern and Alice Ann Gillies in 1937 in Emu Creek, Queensland. Egbert was a teamster and Alice carried out home duties. Their two eldest children were shown as still living with them.
  • At the age of 29 years, 3 months and 2 days, John William (Willie or Bill) Maddern married Eva Alison Knight, daughter of William Edward Knight and Daisy Lewington, on 9 October 1940 in Queensland. Details of the wedding appeared in the local Toowoomba paper -
    WEDDING MADDERN-KNIGHT
    The Emu Creek Methodist Church which had been decorated, was the scene of a pretty wedding on Wednesday October 9, when Miss Eva Alison Knight, the youngest daughter of Mr and Mrs W E Knight of Toowoomba, was united in the bonds of holy matrimony to Mr John William Maddern, eldest son of Mr and Mrs E Maddern, "Glenmore", Emu Creek.
    The bride looked charming in a gown of off-white satin. The tight fitting bodice featured a pointed waistline and cowl front, and was finished with self-coloured buttons and loops. the full circular skirt falling in a long graceful train. She wore a pretty lace veil kindly lent by Mrs E Hillenberg of Crows Nest, a friend of the bride, and carried a trailing bouquet of arum lilies.
    Miss Evelyn Maddern, sister of the bridegroom, who acted as bridesmaid, wore a dainty frock of powder blue georgette. She carried a bouquet of Rev F Page Roberts roses and daisies.
    The bridegroom was attended by Mr J Kelly as best man.
    After the ceremony, at which Rev S G Monro officiated, a reception was held at the residence of Mrs C Vaschina, a sister of the bride. The brides mother, who received the guests, wore a becoming frock of black silk sheer. She added a matching hat and accessories and carried a posy of blue delphiniums. The bridegroom's mother favoured a handsome floral georgette and navy had and carried a posy of red
    roses.
    Wedding of John William (Bill) Maddern and Eva Alison Knight on 9 October 1940. Bridesmaid was Evelyn Maddern and Best Man Jack Kelly.
  • Willie and Eva moved to "Claredale" after their marriage. Egbert Maddern gave Willie his backing to for a bank loan to buy the property. The children were driven to Brookstead State School in the morning and when they were old enough usually walked home about six miles through neighbours paddocks, a walk that usually took a couple of hours. When it looked likely to storm Eva would collect them early from school so they were not caught by the impassable black soil that soon became too boggy to drive on.
    Willie was blinded in one eye while sewing up bags of linseed, with Keith Vaschina who was helping him on a very windy day. Because the linseed was slippery the bags tended to fall over, not like bags of wheat and Willie reached out with one arm to try to stop the bag he was sewing up from falling over and the needle he was holding dug in his eye. The eye became infected and he had to go to hospital. He came home and tried to get his harvesting done with the help of neighbours, but his eye was so bad he had to go back to hospital and have it removed and a glass eye put in its place. Willie and Eva remained on the Yarrenlea farm until they retired to Pittsworth. Lawrence continued on the farm.
  • John William (Willie or Bill) Maddernenlisted in the Australian Army. His service number was Q225236. He was living at Yarranlea at the time. He gave his next of kin as Eva Maddern. He was discharged on 9 August 1944 with the rank of Private in the 7th Battalion Volunteer Defence Force
    on 19 July 1942 in Pittsworth.
  • John William (Willie or Bill) Maddern died on 2 September 1986 in Queensland at age 75.
  • He was buried in Pittsworth Cemetery.
  • John William (Willie or Bill) Maddern also went by the name of Willie or Bill.

Joseph Penzance Maddern

M, b. 15 December 1917, d. 3 December 1999
  • Joseph Penzance Maddern was born on 15 December 1917 in Emu Creek, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Orlando Penzance Cossart Maddern and Emily Dora Bidgood.
  • Between 1927 and 1999 he was a carpenter.
  • Joseph Penzance Maddern began enlisted in the Australian Army on 23 August 1940 in Stanthorpe He joined in Stanthorpe giving Edna as his next of kin and served in New Guinea where he was wounded. His service number was Q22610. He was discharged with the rank of Lance Sergeant on 15 November 1945 from the 25th Australain Infantry Battalion.
  • Joseph Penzance Maddern died on 3 December 1999 in Stanthorpe, Queensland, at age 81. He was a diabetic.
  • He was cremated in Stanthorpe, Queensland.

Katherine Maddern

F, b. 9 June 1707

Letitia Beatrice Mary Maddern

F, b. September 1907
  • Letitia Beatrice Mary Maddern's birth was registered in the Newton Abbot, Devon Registration District in the September 1907 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of Samuel Dunn Maddern and Beatrice Letitia Youlton.
  • At the time of the 1911 census Letitia Beatrice Mary Maddern was living in the household of Samuel Dunn Maddern and Beatrice Letitia Youlton in Ellacombe, Devon. Samuel snr was shown as a 32 year old hairdresser, born Newlyn East, Cornwall working from home. He had been married to Beatrice Letita, aged 34 born Cheetham Hill, Manchester for 8 years and the couple had two living children - Letita Beatrice Mary aged 4 born Torquay, Devon and Samual Frank aged 8 months also born Torquay.
  • Her marriage, at 28 years and 6 months, to Robert Dyas was registered in the March 1936 Quarter in Newton Abbot, Devon Registration District.

Lucy Alice Maddern

F, b. 16 August 1919, d. 15 March 1999
  • Lucy Alice Maddern was born on 16 August 1919 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Egbert Thomas Spencer Lower Maddern and Alice Ann Gillies.
  • Lucy Alice Maddern commenced school at Crow's Nest State School on 18 October 1926. aged 7 years and 2 months. She left in December of that year.
  • She attended school at Jubilee Vale State School in 1928.
  • Lucy was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Thomas Charles Maddern and Ivy Vaschina, daughter of Johann Vaschina and Martha Wilhemine Tegge, on 16 November 1938 in Queensland; Lucy Maddern was bridesmaid and Dorrie flowergirl.
  • At the age of 23 years, 1 month and 14 days, Lucy Alice Maddern married Sydney George Gillies, son of Francis Walter (Walter) Gillies and Anna Louisa Lowien, on 30 September 1942 in Queensland. Vera Maddern was bridesmaid and Clarence Gillies Best Man.
  • In 1942 Lucy Alice Maddern and Sydney George Gillies lived in Queensland. Syd's parents had a dairy farm there. Their first two children were born there and the family lived there until 1945 when Syd bought his own dairy and grain farm at Koolragen.
  • Lucy Alice Maddern and Sydney George Gillies appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at East Cooyar. Syd was a farmer. His parents and brothers also farmed at East Cooyar.
  • In 1954 Lucy Alice Maddern and Sydney George Gillies lived in Gayndah where Syd had bought a cattle grazing property named "Holroyd". Their last child was born there.
  • In 1958 Syd won a cattle grazing selection in a land ballot. Syd, Lucy and the family moved to Twin Hills near Clermont where they spent the rest of their lives.
  • Lucy Alice Maddern and Sydney George Gillies appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1980 living at Mt Gregory. Syd was a grazier and Lucy carried out home duties. Their sons Ivan, a station hand, and Ron, a station hand, and Ron's wife Caroline also lived on the property.
  • In April 1992,her husband, Sydney George Gillies died at age 80. He suffered from heart disease.
  • Lucy Alice Maddern died on 15 March 1999 in Cleremont, Queensland, at age 79. She suffered from bowel cancer and dementure.

Lucy Ida Phyllis Maddern

F, b. 8 October 1900, d. 14 June 1989

Lucy Ida Phyllis Maddern & Gwilyn Jenkin Whittaker - taken around Christmas 1959.
  • Lucy Ida Phyllis Maddern was born on 8 October 1900 in Emu Creek, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Maddern and Mary Ann Cossart.
  • In 1911 when Egbert and Alice Gillies were married the family may have taken the opportunity to have some photos taken on the verandah of "Jubilee Vale."
    John and Mary Ann Maddern, and their two youngest children, Lucy and Jack. The photo may have been taken at the time of Egbert marriage to Alice Gillies and February 1911. Lucy would have been eleven, and Jack nine years old.
  • On 18 February 1911, the Department of Education compiled a list of children who were currently attending the Mossview School, but were residing near the proposed Jubilee Vale school. John and Mary Ann's children Lucy 10 and Jack 8 were on that list. They lived on Portion 24 Djuan which was about 3/4 miles from the proposed new school as compared to 4 miles from the Mossview School.
  • On 1 April 1912,Lucy Ida Phyllis Maddern's mother, Mary Ann Cossart died in Queensland.
  • Lucy Ida Phyllis Maddern and John Maddern moved to "Penleigh", Crow's Nest, in 1920.The house was on a small farm opposite the old Race Course along the Virginia Road. Lucy acted as John's carer and housekeeper until he died in 1933.
    "Penleigh" - John Maddern and his daughter Lucy lived here from about 1920 to 1933 when he died. It was opposite the Race Course along the Virginia Road.
  • Lucy Ida Phyllis Maddern and John Maddern appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1930 living at Crow's Nest. John was a farmer and Lucy carried out home duties. Jack farmed at Emu Creek.
  • Lucy Ida Phyllis Maddern appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1934 living at Crow's Nest. She carried out home duties.
  • At the age of 34 years, 11 months and 2 days, Lucy Ida Phyllis Maddern married Gwilym Jenkin Whittaker, son of Thomas Jenkin Whittaker and Mary Ann Thomas, on 10 September 1935.
  • After their marriage Lucy and Gwilym farmed at 16 Mile Creek for several years before moving to Wombo Creek until 1947.
  • Lucy Ida Phyllis Maddern and Gwilym Jenkin Whittaker appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at 16 Mile Creek. Gwilym was a farmer and Lucy carried out home duties.
  • In 1948 the Whittakers were engaged in Dairying at Chinchilla. They bought "Woodvale" at Goombi which they farmed for 20 years while semi-retired in Chinchilla.
  • Lucy Ida Phyllis Maddern and Gwilym Jenkin Whittaker appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Goombi. Gwilym was a farmer and Lucy carried out home duties.
  • In September 1954 a photograph of all of the Maddern children appeared in the local paper in September 1954. The article under the photo read:- "The Maddern family, "three boys and three girls", with their wives and husbands, held a reunion dinner in Queen's Park kiosk on Saturday on the occasion of Mr and Mrs O Maddern's forty-second wedding anniversary. The "boys" and "girls" are the children of the late John Maddern, Cornish-born farmer who died in 1933 and who took up land in the Crow's Nest District 74 years ago. Front (left to right) Mrs G J Wittaker, Mr Wittaker, Mrs E Maddern, Mr E Maddern, Mrs F Trost and Mr Trost. Back (left to right) Mrs J Maddern, Mr J Maddern, Mrs J W Bidgood, Mr Bidgood, Mr O Maddern, and Mrs O Maddern."
    A reunion held in September 1954 of the Maddern siblings. Front LtoR Lucy & Gwilyn Whittaker, Alice & Egbert Maddern, Ruby & Fred Trost. Back LtoR Nell & Jack Maddern, Olive & Bill Bidgood,Orlando & Emily Maddern
  • On 10 May 1963 Lucy Ida Phyllis Maddern's address was Chinchilla, Queensland.
  • Lucy and Gwilym sold their farm "Woodvale" in 1979 and moved to South Street Toowoomba where they lived until failing health caused them to move into the "Kingswood" hostel at the Toowoomba Garden Settlement.
  • She and Gwilym Jenkin Whittaker appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1980 living at Kingswood, Stenner Street, Toowoomba.
  • Lucy Ida Phyllis Maddern died on 14 June 1989 in Toowomba, Queensland, at age 88. In her later years Lucy suffered from dementure.
  • She was buried on 16 June 1989 in Toowoomba Garden of Remembrance.
  • In June 1989Lucy Ida Phyllis Maddern's orbituary appeared in The Toowoomba Chronicle. It read:- "Lucy Ida Phyllis Whittaker died, on June 14, after a long illness. She was aged 88 years.
    Lucy was born at Emu Creek in 1900. She was the remaining child of John and Mary Maddern who had a family of three daughters and three sons. She nursed her father until his death and married Gwilym Jenkin Whittaker in September 1936.
    The Whittakers farmed at 16 Mile Creek for several years before moving to Wombo Creek until 1947. They next bought "Woodvale" at Goombi which they farmed for 20 years while semi-retired to Chinchilla. When they sold "Woodvale" 10 years ago, Mrs Whittaker and her husband moved to South Street, Toowoomba.
    Due to failing health, they entered "Kingswood" hostel at the Toowoomba Garden Settlement. Mrs Whittaker spent three years there and took up residence at Epworth Nursing home where she was a popular patient.
    Mrs Whittaker was a devoted wife and gracious hostess. She enjoyed crochet and knitting. She had no children of her own and cared for two nephews for some years.
    Mrs Whittaker is survived by her husband Gwilym.
    Lucy Id Phyllis Whittaker's funeral left Union Uniting Church, Toowoomba on June 16 for the Toowoomba Garden of Remembrance."

Margaret Maddern

F, b. August 1778
  • Margaret Maddern was born in August 1778.
  • She was the daughter of Ann Unknown.
  • Margaret Maddern was christened on 24 August 1778.

Margaret Maddern

F, b. 2 February 1778
  • Margaret Maddern was baptized on 2 February 1778 in Paul Parish, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of John Maddern and Elizabeth Leah.

Margaret Maddern

F, b. 27 December 1766, d. November 1772
  • Margaret Maddern was baptized on 27 December 1766 in Paul, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of John Maddern and Rebecca Tregurtha.
  • Margaret Maddern died in November 1772 in Paul at age 5.
  • She was buried on 10 November 1772 in Paul.

Margaret Maddern

F, b. 27 December 1773, d. January 1775
  • Margaret Maddern was baptized on 27 December 1773 in Paul.
  • She was the daughter of John Maddern and Rebecca Tregurtha.
  • Margaret Maddern died in January 1775 at age 1.
  • She was buried on 14 January 1775 in Paul, Cornwall.

Margaret Maddern

F, b. 1902
  • Margaret Maddern was born in 1902 in Glamorgan, Wales.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Henry Maddern and Rosanna Smith.
  • At the time of the 1911 census Margaret Maddern was living in the household of Charles Henry Maddern and Rosanna Smith in Glamorganshire. Charles 28, was shown as a smith striker (above ground) for a coal mine. He had been born in Cornwall and had been married to Rosanna for 5 years with three children. Rosanna was 25, born Ynishir, Glamorgan. Their three children Elizabeth Maud 4, Margaret 2 and Thomas John 7 months were all born in Wattstown.
    Martha Mary Smith 10, born Wattstown was a visitor to the house and George Henry Word, 24, a miner's labour born Birmingham lived with them. He was listed as a step brother.

Marten Maddern

M, b. 5 March 1738
  • Marten Maddern was christened on 5 March 1738 in Paul. Died aged 1 year.
  • He was the son of Sephil Maddern and Norey Tonkin.
  • Marten Maddern was buried on 16 June 1739 in Paul.

Martha Maddern

F, b. 1844
  • Martha Maddern was born in 1844.
  • At the age of 21 years, Martha Maddern married Thomas Henry Maddern on 16 October 1865 in Madron, Cornwell, England.

Children of Martha Maddern and Thomas Henry Maddern

Martyn Maddern

M, b. 13 October 1695

Mary Maddern

F, b. 12 October 1740

Mary Maddern

F, b. 15 February 1769

Mary Ann Maddern

F, b. 13 October 1839, d. 2 October 1882

Mary Ann Barnes nee Maddern (1839-1882), daughter of Thomas Maddern and Priscilla Lower. Taken c 1860's, perhaps on her wedding day on 1 January 1862
  • Mary Ann Maddern was also known as Annie.
  • She was christened on 13 October 1839 in Newlyn, Cornwall, England.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Maddern and Priscilla Lower.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Mary Ann Maddern was living in the household of Thomas Maddern and Priscilla Lower in Newlyn. Thomas is shown as a 25 year old gardener living with his wife Prisiller 30 and daughters Catherine 3 and Maryann 2. All were born in Cornwall. The surname was spelt MADRON.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Mary Ann Maddern was living in the household of Thomas Maddern and Priscilla Lower in Newlyn. Thomas, the family head, was shown as a 35 year old farmer of 8 acres employing 1 labourer, born Paul. He was living with his wife Priscilla aged 40, born St Mawes and his six children Catherine 13, Mary Ann 11, Grace 9, Priscilla 7, Thomas 5 and John 3. All the older children were scholars and all the children were born in Paul.
  • On 1 July 1854,Mary Ann Maddern's mother, Priscilla Lower died in Newlyn at age 47. Of her children Catherine, the oldest was 17 and John, the baby of the family only 6. No doubt the older girls had a great influence both John and 8 year old Thomas junior in their early years.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Mary Ann Maddern was living in the household of Thomas Maddern in Cornwall. Thomas sen, the household head, was a 44 year old widower, agent to export ?brocolia (illegible), born Newlyn, St Paul and living with his unmarried daughters Catherine, 23, housekeeper; Mary Ann, 21, assistant housekeeper; Grace 19, assistant housework; Priscilla 17, dressmaker; Thomas, son, 15 scholar; John, son, 13 scholar. The surname was spelt MADDRON.
  • At the age of 22 years, 2 months and 19 days, Mary Ann Maddern married Charles Barnes, son of Benjamin Prowse Barnes and Jane Badcock, on 1 January 1862 in Paul, Cornwall, England. The marriage record shows they were married by banns. Charles Varbes (incorrect spelling), 22 was a gardener of Stable Hobba (Father: Benjamin Barnes, Gardener). Mary Ann Maddern 22 was of Newlyn (Father: Thomas Maddern, Agent). Witnesses to the marriage were Thomas Maddern, Catherine Maddern.
  • Mary Ann Maddern and Charles Barnes immigrated to Queensland on 7 April 1862. The ship "Mortmorrency" had departed Plymouth, Devon on 4th January 1862.
  • Charles, Priscilla and Walter appear to be the only chidlren whose births are registered.
  • Mary Ann Maddern died on 2 October 1882 in Gowrie Creek, Queensland, at age 42. Mary Ann died from typhoid fever just three and a half weeks after her nineth child Ida May was born.
  • She was buried on 3 October 1882 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery. Church of England Section 19-27:C8. Her headstone, and that of her sister Catherine were said to be erected by their brother John. The headstone reads -A busy wife - a mother dear A faithful friend lies buried here Our loss is great - while we say Amen In heaven we hope to meet again
    A memorial to the sisters has also been added to the headstone of their parents, Thomas and Priscilla Maddern in the Paul Churchyard, Penzance.
    Gravestones of Mary Ann Barnes and Catherine Williams - Toowoomba and Drayton Cemetery.
    This inscription appears on the gravestone of Priscilla and Thomas Maddern, parents of Catherine Williams and Mary Ann Barnes in the Paul Cholera Cemetery, Penzance Cornwall.
  • The Methodist Church in Crow's Nest erected memorial plaques to early Crow's Nest Pioneers on the Church fence. Charles & Mary Ann's names were amongst them, as was their daugher's Jane.
    Memorial Plaque to Charles, Mary Ann & Jane Barnes - Crow's Nest Methodist Church

Children of Mary Ann Maddern and Charles Barnes

Mary Elizabeth Maddern

F, b. 19 March 1913, d. 9 November 1995

Mary Maddern (1913-1995), daughter of Egbert Maddern and Alice Gillies. Taken c 1931. Photo courtesy of Jean B.
  • Mary Elizabeth Maddern was born on 19 March 1913 in Emu Creek, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Egbert Thomas Spencer Lower Maddern and Alice Ann Gillies.
  • At the age of 23 years, 8 months and 27 days, Mary Elizabeth Maddern married John William (Jack) Kelly on 16 December 1936 in Queensland. After their marriage they lived behind Geoff Patch's scrub paddock at Emu Creek.
    Wedding of Mary Elizabeth Maddern and John William (Jack) Kelly, Emu Creek Methodist Church on 16 December 1936. Bill Maddern and Vera Maddern were the attendants.
  • Mary Elizabeth Maddern appeared on the Electoral Roll with Egbert Thomas Spencer Lower Maddern and Alice Ann Gillies in 1937 in Emu Creek, Queensland. Egbert was a teamster and Alice carried out home duties. Their two eldest children were shown as still living with them.
  • Mary Elizabeth Maddern and John William (Jack) Kelly appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Emu Creek. Jack was a labourer.
  • Mary Elizabeth Maddern and John William (Jack) Kelly appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Googa Creek. John was a farmer.
  • Circa 1950 Mary Elizabeth Maddern and John William (Jack) Kelly lived in Blanchview where they ran a dairy farm.
  • Mary Elizabeth Maddern and John William (Jack) Kelly appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1954 and 1968 living at Blanchview.
  • On 14 November 1969,her husband, John William (Jack) Kelly died in Queensland, Australia, at age 59.
  • Mary Elizabeth Maddern appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1972 and 1980 living at 296 North Street, Toowoomba. She carried out home duties.
  • Mary Elizabeth Maddern died on 9 November 1995 in Queensland, Australia, at age 82.
  • She was buried in Toowoomba Garden of Remembrance.

Mary Jane Maddern

F, b. 17 January 1878, d. 15 May 1965
  • Mary Jane Maddern was born on 17 January 1878 in Newlyn.
  • She was the daughter of Samuel Dunn Maddern and Mary Jane Rogers.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Mary Jane Maddern was living in the household of Samuel Dunn Maddern and Mary Jane Rogers in Newlyn. Samuel Dunn snr is shown as a carrier, aged 28 years, born Newlyn, living with his wife Mary Jane aged 28, born Helston, sons Richard, aged 4 born Newlyn and Samuel D.aged 1 and daughter Mary aged 3 both born Newlyn.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Mary Jane Maddern was living in the household of Samuel Dunn Maddern in Phillack. Samuel Dunn snr shown as a 38 year old coachman (employee),born Paul, living with his wife Mary Jane,37, born Mawgan in Meneage, sons Richard, 15, a shoemakers apprentice, born Paul & Samuel Dunn, 11, a scholar, born Paul, & daughter Mary Jane, 13, a scholar, born Paul.
  • Mary Jane Maddern appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Phillack. Mary was a 23 year old biscuit factory worker, born Penzance.
  • At the time of the 1911 census Mary Jane Maddern was living in the household of Samuel Dunn Maddern and Mary Jane Rogers in Station Hill, Cornwall. Samuel was shown as a 57 year old coachman, born Newlyn Paul. He had been married to his wife Mary Jane, 57, born Mawgan in Meneage for 33 years and the couple had 4 children, one of whom had died. Living with them was their daughter Mary Jane, 30, single, born Newlyn a biscuit packer.
  • At the age of 36 years, 11 months and 9 days, Mary Jane Maddern married William Pascoe on 26 December 1914.
  • Mary Jane Maddern died on 15 May 1965 in Hayle at age 87.

Oliver Hosking Maddern

M, b. 11 May 1823
  • Oliver Hosking Maddern was born on 11 May 1823 in Cornwall. His father Francis was a yeoman of Boleigh.
  • He was the son of Francis Maddern and Jane Davey.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Oliver Hosking Maddern was living in the household of Francis Maddern and Jane Davey in Boleigh, Cornwall. Francis was a 67 year old yeoman, living with his wife Jane 55 and children, Francis 25, a carpenter and Oliver 15 and apprenticed carpenter.
  • At the age of 21 years, 9 months and 7 days, Oliver Hosking Maddern married Diana Bosustow on 18 February 1845 in Cornwall. Oliver was a carpenter of Buryan, son of Francis. Diana of Buryan, was the daughter of Jacob Bosustow, a farmer.

Orlando Penzance Cossart Maddern

M, b. 7 January 1884, d. 5 February 1970

Orlando Penzance Cossart Maddern (1884-1970), son of John Maddern and Mary Ann Cossart.

  • Orlando Penzance Cossart Maddern was born on 7 January 1884 in Highfields, Queensland. At the time of Orlando's birth, John Maddern was living at Crow's Nest. Orlando's grandmother Mary Cossart was nurse at the birth.
  • He was the son of John Maddern and Mary Ann Cossart.
  • He was engaged in the timber industry at Emu Creek and later at Stanthorpe. Later he became a grazier in the Stanthorpe District and was still there in 1947.

  • This photo of the Emu Creek (Mossview) Cricket Team was around 1910. Thomas and Amand Broadfoot sponsored the team and it is thought that they are the couple in the middle front of the photo. Their son James is sitting on his father's knee.
  • In 1911 when Egbert and Alice Gillies were married the family may have taken the opportunity to have some photos taken on the verandah of "Jubilee Vale."
    The four eldest children of John and Mary Ann Maddern. The photo may have been taken at the time of Egbert marriage to Alice Gillies and February 1911. Orlando aged 27, Ruby aged 15, Olive aged 17 and Egbert aged 24.
  • Orlando Penzance Cossart Maddern was elected secretary of the Mossview Cricket Club in September 1911. The Brisbane Courier reported on 17 Sep 1911 - The following officers have been elected in connection with the Moss View Cricket Club (Emu Creek ) President Mr. H Gillies vice-president. Mr J Patch secretary Mr O Maddern selection committee. Messrs H. Gillies Maddern and J. Patch. A successful dance in aid of the club was held last Friday night Mr H. Gillies had charge of the dancing and the music was supplied by Messrs Maddern Brothers, J Patch and E Luxford.
  • At the age of 28 years, 8 months and 4 days, Orlando Penzance Cossart Maddern married Emily Dora Bidgood, daughter of William Gregory Bidgood and Anna Barbara Salome (Emily) Anger, on 11 September 1912 in Emu Creek.
    Orlando Maddern & Emily Bidgood on their wedding day 11 Sep 1912, Emu Creek
  • In 1913 Orlando Penzance Cossart Maddern was paying rates to the Crow's Nest Shire Council for 420 acres of land in the Parish of Djuan.
  • On 3 February 1914 Orlando was nominated as Secretary for the Jubilee Vale State School Committee, along with John Maddern (chairman),Egbert Maddern, William Gregory Bidgood (Treasurer) John McRae, Thomas Patch, and Albert James Bidgood.
  • On 15 June 1917 On 15 June 1917, Orlando wrote a letter to the Undersecretary with regard to heating the Jubilee Vale School " I have been instructed to inquire if your department will provide a small heating stove for the above school. The children complain of it being too cold in school. The school is very much exposed to westerly winds and the district is rather open and cold."
  • On 20 September 1919 On 20 Sep 1919, Orlando wrote again to the Undersecretary, Department of Instruction requesting permission for the erection of a tennis court at the Jubilee Vale School. " I have the honour to make application for permission to erect a Tennis Court on the above School ground. The bond organizing consists of members of Committee, parents, ex School Children, and others in the immediate neighbourhood. Would you be kind enough to reply as soon as possible.”? The undersecretary recommended to inform him that his request was under consideration and that the head teacher was to be informed of the request and to enquire whether in her opinion there was any objection.
  • He and Emily Dora Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Emu Creek. Orlando was a teamster and Emily carried out home duties.
  • This article appeared in the The Courier Mail on 5 January 1925. It read: "The following were the guests of Mr. J. Maddern, Penleigh, Crow's Nest, last week :-Mr. and Mrs. O. P. Maddern, Emu Creek, Mr. and Mrs. F. Trost and family, Jandowae, and Mrs. W. J. Bidgood and family, Miles."
  • Around 1926 Orlando Penzance Cossart Maddern and Laurence Michael Diamond went into partnership in the timber industry in Stanthorpe where Orlando managed the Diamond sawmill.
  • Orlando Penzance Cossart Maddern and Emily Dora Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1954 living at Wangaratta Road, Stanthorpe. Orlando was a sawmiller and Emily carried out home duties.
  • On 28 October 1933, his applied for probate of the will of John Maddern. The following advertisement appeared in the "Courier Mail" - "'IN THE SUPREME COURT OF QUEENSLAND , in the WILL and two CODICILS of JOHN MADDERN late of Crow's Nest In the State of Queensland Retired Farmer and Grazier deceased. Notice is hereby given that after the expiration of fourteen days from the date of the publication hereof application will be made to this Honourable Court that PROBATE of the WILL, and two Codicils of the above named John Maddern deceased may be granted to ORLANDO PENZANCE COSSART MADDERN of Stanthorpe In the State of Queensland Timber Merchant EGBERT THOMAS SPENCER MADDERN of Emu Creek near Crows Nest In the said State Farmer and JOHN VICTOR DAVID MADDERN of Crows Nest aforesaid Farmer lawful Sons of the said deceased and the Executors named In the said Will and Codicils. Any person interested who desires to object to the application or to be heard upon It may file a Caveat in the Registry at any time before the Grant Is made. Dated this Twenty-fourth day of October 1933. GROOM and LAVERS. Solicitors for the said Orlando Penzance Cossart Maddern Egbert Thomas Spencer Maddern and John Victor David Maddern Margaret Street. Toowoomba."
  • On 1 March 1934 the following article appeared in the "Brisbane Courier":- TOOWOOMBA CIRCUIT COURT.
    Herman Rose was charged that between November 6 and 11, 1933, at Toowoomba,he stole a quantity of dressed pine timber the property of Orlando Penzance Cossart Maddern, and others, and further that he received such timber, knowing it to have been stolen. Accused pleaded not guilty. The case was not finished when the Court adjourned to tomorrow.
  • The following article appeared in the It concerned the theft of timber from Orlando and his partners and read:- "VERDICT OF NOT GUILTY -Judge Agrees With Jurors
    TOOWOOMBA, March 1.
    When the Jury returned at 8 o'clock to-night in the Circuit Court with a verdict of not guilty on two counts against Herman Rose, who was charged with stealing and receiving a quantity of timber, Mr. Justice Henchman told the jurors that he entirely agreed with the verdict. "It was mostly a case of suspicion," his Honour added.
    The Crown Prosecutor (Mr. C. J. Cosgrove) thereupon presented a further Indictment against Rose, charging him with stealing and receiving timber from a consignment from Gatton, between November 8 and 11. 1933. Accused was remanded for trial to the next sittings of the Circuit Court in Toowoomba, on April 30. Bail was allowed.
    Rose's trial at the current sittings commenced on Wednesday. He was charged that between November 6 and 11, 1933, at Toowoomba, he stole a quantity of dressed pine timber, the property of Orlando Penzance Cossart Maddern, and others, and further that between the dates mentioned, at Toowoomba, he received timber, the property of Maddern and others, which had then lately been stolen, knowing it to have been so stolen. Mr. R. E. O'Connor appeared for the accused, who pleaded not guilty"

    on 2 March 1934.
  • He was Grazier, Wilson's Downfall.
  • In September 1954
    A photograph of all of the Maddern children appeared in the local paper in September 1954. The article under the photo read:- "The Maddern family, "three boys and three girls", with their wives and husbands, held a reunion dinner in Queen's Park kiosk on Saturday on the occasion of Mr and Mrs O Maddern's forty-second wedding anniversary. The "boys" and "girls" are the children of the late John Maddern, Cornish-born farmer who died in 1933 and who took up land in the Crow's Nest District 74 years ago. Front (left to right) Mrs G J Wittaker, Mr Wittaker, Mrs E Maddern, Mr E Maddern, Mrs F Trost and Mr Trost. Back (left to right) Mrs J Maddern, Mr J Maddern, Mrs J W Bidgood, Mr Bidgood, Mr O Maddern, and Mrs O Maddern."
    A reunion held in September 1954 of the Maddern siblings. Front LtoR Lucy & Gwilyn Whittaker, Alice & Egbert Maddern, Ruby & Fred Trost. Back LtoR Nell & Jack Maddern, Olive & Bill Bidgood,Orlando & Emily Maddern
  • Orlando Penzance Cossart Maddern and Emily Dora Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at 95 Brighton Terrace, Sandgate.
  • On 10 May 1963 Orlando Penzance Cossart Maddern lived in Sandgate, Queensland.
  • Orlando Penzance Cossart Maddern died on 5 February 1970 in Sandgate, Queensland, at age 86.
  • He was buried in Queensland, Australia. Portion 1E Plot 15.

Children of Orlando Penzance Cossart Maddern and Emily Dora Bidgood