Peter John Maddern

M, b. 9 October 1935, d. 14 October 1935

Phillis Maddern

F, b. 1 December 1848, d. June 1914
  • Phillis Maddern was christened on 1 December 1848 in Newlyn, England.
  • She was the daughter of Richard Maddern and Catherine Barnes.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Phillis 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 Phillis 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 Phillis 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 27 years, 9 months and 17 days, Phillis Maddern married William Henry Thomas on 18 September 1876 in Paul Church, Cornwall. They were married by Banns, William was a full age railway porter of Penzance (father Henry Thomas a farmer). Phillis was a full age spinster of Paul (father Richard Maddern farmer). Witnesses to the marriage were Richard Maddern and Catherine Jane Maddern.
  • Phillis Maddern and William Henry Thomas appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Madron. William is shown as a 32 year old police constable born Helston, Cornwall living with his wife Phillis 32 born Paul.
  • Phillis Maddern and William Henry Thomas appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 in Penzance Town. Henry snr is shown as a 42 year old police constable born Helston living with his wife Phillis born Newlyn West and their 8 year old son William H A born Penzance.
  • Phillis Maddern and William Henry Thomas appeared on the census of 2 April, 1911 in 1 Tarevoar Terrace, Penzance. William Henry was shown as a 63 year old police pensioner born Helston living with his wife Phillis, aged 67, born Paul Newlyn. They had been married 34 years with three children one of whom was still living.
  • Her death was recorded with the Penzance, Cornwall Registration District in the June 1914 Quarter.

Child of Phillis Maddern and William Henry Thomas

Priscilla Maddern

F, b. 12 November 1843, d. June 1932
  • Priscilla Maddern was baptized on 12 November 1843 in Newlyn, Cornwall, England.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Maddern and Priscilla Lower.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Priscilla 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,Priscilla 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 Priscilla 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 24 years and 9 months, Priscilla Maddern married Richard May, son of Thomas May and Jane Unknown, on 12 August 1868 in Madron, England. They were married by banns. Richard May was a 23 year old Cab Proprietor of Penzance [Mark] (Father: Thomas May, Labourer)and Priscilla Maddern, 23, was of Penzance (Father: Thomas Maddern, Farmer). Witnesses to the marriage were Thos. Maddern and Thomas Williams.
  • Priscilla Maddern and Richard May appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Cornwall. Richard was shown as a 25 year old cab master, born Launceston, living with his wife Pricilla 27, born Newlyn and their two children Richard S (T), aged 2 born Penzance and John Valentine, 1, born Penzance.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Priscilla Maddern was living in the household of Thomas Maddern in Penzance. Thomas Maddern is shown as a 63 year old widow, an agent for the Midland Railway (Carrier) born Newlyn, living with his son -in-law Richard May a 36 year old cab proprietor born Launceston and daughter Priscilla May, 37 born Newlyn. The May children are also living on the premises:- Richard Thomas May 12, a scholar; John Valentine May 11, a scholar; Jane Pricilla May 9; Florence Catherine May 7; Mary Ann May 3; Thomas Maddern May aged 1 month. All the children were born in Penzance.

         
  • In 1883 Kelly's Directory 1883 : May Richard, cab proprietor, Queen street.
  • Priscilla Maddern and Richard May appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 in Penzance. Richard senior is shown as the 43 year old head of the household, born Launceston, a cab proprioter living with his wife Priscilla 47 born Paul, and children Richard 22 a boot shop assistant, Valentine 21 a hairdresser, Priscilla J 18 a hairdresser, Florence K 17 a shop assistant, Annie 13 a scholar, Thomas M 9 a scholar, Edward L 4. All the children were born in Penzance. Thomas Maddern, father in law, a retired railway agent aged 74 was also living with the family.
  • In 1893 he was the proprietor of "May's Temperance Hotel and Boarding house, according to Kelly's Directory of Cornwall 1893 in Penzance.
  • Priscilla Maddern and Richard May appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Cornwall. shown as a 53 year old cab driver, born Launceston, Cornwall. Priscilla is shown as a 55 year old born Paul Cornwall. Their three children Richard jnr, age 31, a groom; Annie aged 22 and Leonard aged 13 (all born Penzance) were living with them.
  • Priscilla Maddern and Richard May appeared on the census of 2 April, 1911 in Penzance. Richard is shown as a 65 year old boarding house keeper born Launceston, living with his 66 year old wife Priscilla born Paul. Their widowed daughter Jane Wyatt, 36, born Penzance, is shown as working in the business, and their son Leonard, aged 22 born Penzance is shown as a hairdresser. Living with them is Jane's son Richard Hobart Wyatt, 14, born Penzance and working as a grocer's apprentice. Also on the premises are Robert Dudly Innis Acland, 38, a border with private means born Tenly South Wales; Laura Matilda Wiskett, a 31 year old widow, a travelling ladies attendant for the Great Western Railway, born Hammersmith London; and Richard Thomas Hortop, 44, married, a contractor for Public Works, born Plymouth Devon.
  • There is a death of a Richard May recorded in the Cornwall in September 1916, however, this may not be the correct date of death for this Richard May.
  • There is a death of a Priscilla Maddern recorded in the Oxford, Oxfordshire in June 1932, however, this may not be the correct date of death for thisPriscilla Maddern.

Children of Priscilla Maddern and Richard May

Priscilla Sarah (Olive) Mary Maddern

F, b. 20 February 1894, d. 11 December 1969

Olive Bidgood (1894-1969) - nee Maddern
  • Priscilla Sarah (Olive) Mary Maddern was born on 20 February 1894 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Maddern and Mary Ann Cossart.
  • Priscilla Sarah (Olive) Mary Maddern was also known as Olive.
  • In 1903,her parents, John Maddern and Mary Ann Cossart lived at Djuan. John was a grazier.
  • 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.
  • On 1 April 1912,Priscilla Sarah (Olive) Mary Maddern's mother, Mary Ann Cossart died in Queensland.
  • At the age of 20 years, 7 months and 24 days, Priscilla Sarah (Olive) Mary Maddern married John William (Willie) Bidgood, son of William Gregory Bidgood and Anna Barbara Salome (Emily) Anger, on 14 October 1914 at her father's home, Emu Creek.
    John William Bidgood & Priscilla Sarah Olive Mary Maddern, married 14 October 1914
  • Priscilla Sarah (Olive) Mary Maddern and John William (Willie) Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1917 living at Emu Creek. John William was a farmer. His brother Albert was a teamster. They most likely lived with William Gregory and Emily Bidgood.
  • Priscilla Sarah (Olive) Mary Maddern and John William (Willie) Bidgood moved to Coo-ee, Miles, in 1920.Here they ran a dairy and cattle farm.
  • Priscilla Sarah (Olive) Mary Maddern and John William (Willie) Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1922 living at Emu Creek. Willie was a farmer.
  • Priscilla Sarah (Olive) Mary Maddern and John William (Willie) Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Miles. Bill was a dairyman.
  • Priscilla Sarah (Olive) Mary Maddern and John William (Willie) Bidgood changed the name of their property to The Pines, Miles, in 1939.
  • 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
  • Priscilla Sarah (Olive) Mary Maddern and John William (Willie) Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1963 living at Miles. He was a dairyman.
  • On 10 May 1963 Priscilla Sarah (Olive) Mary Maddern lived in Queensland.
  • Priscilla Sarah (Olive) Mary Maddern died on 11 December 1969 in Queensland at age 75.
  • She was buried in Miles Cemetery.
  • Her obituary in the local paper read:-
    The Miles District has lost one of its early pioneers with the death of Mrs Priscilla Sarah Olive Mary Bidgood of "The Pines".
    Born in Crow's Nest on February 20, 1894, the eldest daughter of John Maddern, she had two sisters and three brothers, and the descendants of their families are well know in Southern Queensland especially in the field of sport.
    Her mother was formerly Mary Ann Cossart, another well-known name. In fact a book has been written about the Cossart family and their descendants.
    She was married to John William Bidgood in 1913 and a few years later they came to Miles and selected land which, in the early years, was known as "Coo-ee".
    After many years of trials and tribulations of living in log shanties and tin huts, of witnessing the devastation of the prickly pear menace, of seeing selectors pack up and leave because of the severe conditions, of bringing into the world four sons and five daughters, the selection eventually became known as "The Pines", a well-developed grazing and fattening property.
    Mrs Bidgood was held in the highest regard by her family and many friends.
    She is survived by her husband John William, of "The Pines", three sons Arthur Leslie ("The Pines"), Reginald ("Coraldale", Baralaba) and Gordon James ("Camden" Condamine): five daughters Joy (Mrs Randall, Chinchilla), Eileen (Mrs Teis, Lowood), Violet (Mrs Henry, Condamine), Joan (Mrs O'Donnell, Chinchilla) and Maureen (Mrs Moy, Toowoomba): also 32 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren."

Children of Priscilla Sarah (Olive) Mary Maddern and John William (Willie) Bidgood

Prudence Maddern

F, b. 20 July 1769

Richard Maddern

M, b. September 1775
  • Richard Maddern was born in September 1775.
  • He was the son of Catherine Thomas.
  • Richard Maddern was christened on 1 October 1775.

Richard Maddern

M, b. 3 December 1820, d. September 1888
  • Richard Maddern was christened on 3 December 1820 in Newlyn, England.
  • He was the son of John Maddern and Grace Dunn Gill.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Richard Maddern was living in the household of John Maddern and Grace Dunn Gill in Newlyn. John is shown as a 55 year old farmer, living with his wife Grace, Richard 20, and an Ann Madron 15 who is shown as an apprentice farmer (Perhaps she is a daughter but there is no record of a baptism of an Ann, daughter of John & Grace. There is a record of Ann Harvey Maddern, baptised 30 Apr 1826, daughter of John Maddern & Ann Harvey.)
  • At the age of 23 years, 2 months and 15 days, Richard Maddern married Catherine Barnes, daughter of John Barnes and Ann Dawes, on 18 February 1844 in Paul Parish Church. The marriage record shows they were married 18 Feb 1844 by banns, Richard was a labourer of Paul (Father: John Maddern, labourer) and Catherine Barnes, a servant of Paul (Father, John Barnes a fisherman). Witnesses to the marriage were John Maddern and Henry Warren.
  • Richard Maddern and Catherine Barnes appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 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.
  • Richard Maddern and Catherine Barnes appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 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.
  • Richard Maddern and Catherine Barnes appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 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.
  • Richard Maddern witnessed the marriage of Phillis Maddern and William Henry Thomas on 18 September 1876 in Paul Church, Cornwall; They were married by Banns, William was a full age railway porter of Penzance (father Henry Thomas a farmer). Phillis was a full age spinster of Paul (father Richard Maddern farmer). Witnesses to the marriage were Richard Maddern and Catherine Jane Maddern.
  • Richard Maddern and Catherine Barnes appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Newlyn. Richard is shown as a 60 year old market gardener employing his son and a boy on 11 acres, born Newlyn, living with wife Catherine, 59, also born Newlyn, daughters Catherine,single, 23, homework, born Newlyn and Grace, 19 a Millner born Newlyn and granddaughter Ann Daw aged 5 born Newlyn.
  • His death was recorded with the Penzance, Cornwall Registration District in the September 1888 Quarter.

Children of Richard Maddern and Catherine Barnes

Richard Maddern

M, b. February 1851, d. June 1871
  • Richard Maddern was born in February 1851 in Cornwall, England.
  • He was the son of Richard Maddern and Catherine Barnes.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Richard 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.
  • Richard Maddern was christened on 6 July 1851 in Cornwall, England.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Richard 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 Richard 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.
  • Richard Maddern appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Cornwall. shown living with parents and as a gardener aged 20.
  • His death was recorded with the Penzance, Cornwall Registration District in the June 1871 Quarter. He was 20 years old.
  • He was buried on 14 April 1871 in Paul Churchyard Cemetery.

Richard Maddern

M, b. 17 September 1876, d. 23 September 1909
  • Richard Maddern was born on 17 September 1876 in Paul Parish Church.
  • He was the son of Samuel Dunn Maddern and Mary Jane Rogers.
  • Richard Maddern's birth was registered in Cornwall in the September 1876 Quarter..
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Richard 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 Richard 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.
  • Richard Maddern died on 23 September 1909 in Phillack at age 33. aged 33 years.
  • He was buried in Phillack Cemetery. His headstone reads:- Chard Maddern, 23 September 1909, 33 years, born 1876.
  • Richard Maddern also went by the name of Chard.

Richard Ernest Maddern

M, b. 30 December 1885, d. June 1960
  • Richard Ernest Maddern was baptized on 30 December 1885 in Paul Church, Cornwall.
  • He was the son of John Maddern and Elizabeth Annie Warren.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Richard Ernest 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 Richard Ernest 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.
  • At the age of 24 years, 7 months and 4 days, Richard Ernest Maddern married Annie Jane Triggs, daughter of Henry Love Kelynack Triggs and Annie Warren, on 3 August 1910 in Paul, Cornwall.
  • At the time of the 1911 census Richard Ernest Maddern was living in the household of Annie Warren in Cornwall. Annie snr, 50 was shown as the head of the house. She was a widowed dressmaker born Mousehole. Living with her were her married daughter Annie J Maddern, 23 born Newlyn, and Richard E Maddern, 25 a farmer's labourer.
    Boarding with the family were two fish packers both aged 39 and married - Edward Ware born Falmouth and William Pedlar born Cathew.
  • His death was recorded with the Totnes, Devon Registration District in the June 1960 Quarter.

Children of Richard Ernest Maddern and Annie Jane Triggs

Richard Henry Maddern

M, b. 18 June 1914, d. March 1978
  • Richard Henry Maddern was born on 18 June 1914 in Cornwall.
  • He was the son of Richard Ernest Maddern and Annie Jane Triggs.
  • Richard Henry Maddern's birth was registered in the Penzance, Cornwall Registration District in the September 1914 Quarter.
  • His death was recorded with the Elstree & Potters Bar, Hertfordshire Registration District in the March 1978 Quarter.

Rosalind Maddern

F, b. 12 February 1912, d. December 1985
  • Rosalind Maddern was born on 12 February 1912 in Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Richard Ernest Maddern and Annie Jane Triggs.
  • Rosalind Maddern's birth was registered in the Penzance, Cornwall Registration District in the March 1912 Quarter.
  • Her marriage, at 22 years and 9 months, to Lewis A Bray was registered in the December 1934 Quarter in Penzance, Cornwall Registration District.
  • Her death was recorded with the Truro, Cornwall Registration District in the December 1985 Quarter.

Ruby Annie May Maddern

F, b. 20 February 1896, d. 8 July 1976
  • Ruby Annie May Maddern was born on 20 February 1896 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."
    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.
  • On 1 April 1912,Ruby Annie May Maddern's mother, Mary Ann Cossart died in Queensland.
  • At the age of 21 years, 8 months and 18 days, Ruby Annie May Maddern married Frederick August Trost, son of August Frederick Trost and Henrieta Florentine Wilhelmine Sanft, on 7 November 1917 in Emu Creek, Queensland.
    Ruby Annie May Maddern and Frederick August Trost on the wedding day at "Jubilee Vale" 7 November 1917.
  • Ruby Annie May Maddern and Frederick August Trost appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1943 and 1963 living at Anduramba. Fred was a farmer. They lived on their property Brae Leny. Daughter Maud also lived on the property.
  • 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
  • Ruby Annie May Maddern and Frederick August Trost appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1963 living at Stuart Valley, Kingaroy. Fred was a dairy farmer. Their son Allan was also a dairy farmer at the property.
  • On 10 May 1963 Ruby Annie May Maddern and Frederick August Trost lived in Kingaroy, Queensland. They had moved from Virginia to Kumbia.
  • On 19 February 1968,her husband, Frederick August Trost died in Queensland at age 74.
  • Ruby Annie May Maddern died on 8 July 1976 in Queensland at age 80.
  • She was buried on 10 July 1976 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.
    Headstone Fred Trost (1893-1968) and Ruby Annie May Maddern (1896-1976) - Crow's Nest Cemetery

Children of Ruby Annie May Maddern and Frederick August Trost

Ruby Catherine Maddern

F, b. 27 November 1914, d. 4 August 1996

Ruby Catherine Knight (nee Maddern) (1914-1996) daughter of Alice Ann Gillies and Egbert Maddern. Taken 1940.
  • Ruby Catherine Maddern was born on 27 November 1914 in Emu Creek, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Egbert Thomas Spencer Lower Maddern and Alice Ann Gillies.
  • Ruby Catherine Maddern commenced school at Emu Creek in 1919.
  • She commenced school at Crow's Nest State School on 18 October 1926. aged 11 years and 11 months after Alice and Egberts house had burnt down the week before. The children were sent to attend school in Crows Nest while Egbert looked for another house for the family. She left in December of that year.
  • She commenced school at Jubilee Vale State School in 1928.
  • At the age of 21 years, 4 months and 25 days, Ruby Catherine Maddern married Raymond Francis Knight, son of William Edward Knight and Daisy Lewington, on 21 April 1936 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
    Wedding of Ruby Catherine Maddern and Raymond Francis Knight at Neil Street Methodist Church, Toowoomba on 21 April 1936.
  • Circa 1937 Ray and Ruby lived in the Miles district where they had a market garden and ran a mail contract. When Ray joined the army Ruby and the four children lived at Emu creek with Ruby's mother while Ray was away at war. He served in the Middle East. After the war they moved to "Clairdale" Yarrenlea with Bill and Eva Maddern. They then bought Stan Smiths old home at Anduramba, before moving to the Biggendin district - Guluguba where the twins were born. Finally they moved to South Nanango where they grew peanuts and dairied. They retired and lived in Toowoomba.
  • Ruby Catherine Maddern appeared on the Electoral Roll with Daisy Lewington and Ralph Norman Knight in 1937 in Coolamalla Creek. Ralph was a labourer. Daisy's son Raymond, a labourer and his wife Ruby lived with them. William had moved toToowoomba.
  • Ruby Catherine Maddern witnessed the Military of Raymond Francis Knight on 8 June 1940 in Toowoomba; His Service Number was QX5957. He enlisted in Toowoomba and gave his next of kin as his wife Ruby. He was discharged on 31 Jan 1944 with the rank of Private in the 2nd Anti tank Regiment.
  • Ruby Catherine Maddern appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Emu Creek. She carried out home duties and was living at her parent's farm.
  • She and Raymond Francis Knight moved to their first farm atAnduramba in August 1944. Their third daughter was due to be born on the day they were to shift into their first proper home. This farm previously belonged to Stan and Berry Smith.
  • Ruby Catherine Maddern and Raymond Francis Knight appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Anduramba. Ray was a farmer.
  • Ruby Catherine Maddern and Raymond Francis Knight moved to Southtown, Toowoomba, in 1967.
  • Ruby Catherine Maddern moved to Hervey Bay circa 1994.to a retirement village. She lived there for six months before moving to Kingaroy to a Hostel for aged people.
  • Ruby Catherine Maddern died on 4 August 1996 in Queensland at age 81. Ruby died of a heart attack.
  • She was buried on 7 August 1996 in Kingaroy Cemetery. Ray's ashes were buried with Ruby.

Sally Maddern

F
  • Sally Maddern married an unknown person on 30 November 1840.
  • She was buried on 14 December 1867.

Samuel Dunn Maddern

M, b. 2 April 1853, d. 29 January 1945
  • Samuel Dunn Maddern was born on 2 April 1853 in Newlyn.
  • He was the son of Richard Maddern and Catherine Barnes.
  • Samuel Dunn Maddern was christened on 24 April 1853 in St Paul Parish, Cornwall, England.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Samuel Dunn 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 Samuel Dunn 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.
  • His marriage, at 21 years and 10 months, to Mary Jane Rogers, daughter of John Wicks Rogers and Louisa O Unknown, was registered in the March 1875 Quarter in Helston, Cornwall Registration District.
  • Samuel Dunn Maddern and Mary Jane Rogers appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 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.
  • Samuel Dunn Maddern appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 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.
  • He and Mary Jane Rogers appeared on the census of 2 April, 1911 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.
  • On 4 November 1919,his wife, Mary Jane Rogers died in Phillack at age 66.
  • Samuel Dunn Maddern died on 29 January 1945 in Phillack at age 91.
  • He was buried in Phillack.
    The headstone reads:- Samuel D Maddern, 29/1/1945, aged 91, born 1854. Husband of Mary Ann, Father of Chard.

Children of Samuel Dunn Maddern and Mary Jane Rogers

Samuel Dunn Maddern

M, b. September 1879, d. December 1960

Samuel Dunn Maddern 1879-1960

  • Samuel Dunn Maddern was born in September 1879 in Paul, Cornwall.
  • He was the son of Samuel Dunn Maddern and Mary Jane Rogers.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Samuel Dunn 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 Samuel Dunn 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.
  • Samuel Dunn Maddern appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Tormoham Torquay. He is shown as a 21 year old hairdresser born Penzance.
  • At the age of 23 years and 9 months, Samuel Dunn Maddern married Beatrice Letitia Youlton in June 1903 in Newton Abbott.
  • Samuel Dunn Maddern and Beatrice Letitia Youlton appeared on the census of 2 April, 1911 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.
  • Between 1911 and 1912 he was listed as a hairdresser and tobaconnist in the A-Z Trade Directory for Torquay, Devonshire in Babbacomber, Torquay.
  • His death was recorded with the Newton Abbot, Devon Registration District in the December 1960 Quarter.

Children of Samuel Dunn Maddern and Beatrice Letitia Youlton

Samuel Frank Maddern

M, b. September 1910

Frank Maddern son of Samuel Dunn Maddern & Beatrice Youlton c 1926
  • Samuel Frank Maddern was also known as Frank.
  • He's birth was registered in the Newton Abbot, Devon Registration District in the September 1910 Quarter.
  • He was the son of Samuel Dunn Maddern and Beatrice Letitia Youlton.
  • At the time of the 1911 census Samuel Frank 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.
  • His marriage, at 21 years and 6 months, to Florence Molly Vanstone was registered in the March 1932 Quarter in Newton Abbot, Devon Registration District.

Sephil Maddern

M, b. 13 October 1704
  • Sephil Maddern was christened on 13 October 1704 in St Buryan.
  • He was the son of John Maddern and Rebecca Unknown.
  • At the age of 29 years, 4 months and 10 days, Sephil Maddern married Norey Tonkin, daughter of William Tonkin and Patience Unknown, on 23 February 1734 in Paul. Septifil is shown as being of St Buryan Parish.
  • At the age of 61 years, 2 months and 13 days, Sephil Maddern married Constance Hitchens on 26 December 1765 in Paul.

Children of Sephil Maddern and Norey Tonkin

Thomas Maddern

M, b. August 1777
  • Thomas Maddern was born in August 1777.
  • He was the son of Catherine Thomas.
  • Thomas died as an infant.
  • Thomas Maddern was christened on 14 September 1777.

Thomas Maddern

M, b. May 1779
  • Thomas Maddern was born in May 1779.
  • He was the son of Catherine Thomas.
  • Thomas Maddern was christened on 25 May 1779.
  • At the age of 23 years and 5 months, Thomas Maddern married Mary Curry on 17 October 1802.
  • Thomas Maddern was buried on 30 April 1854.

Thomas Maddern

M, b. 24 November 1816, d. 19 July 1895

Thomas Maddern (1816-1895), son of John Maddern and Grace Gill. Taken c 1880.
  • Thomas Maddern was christened on 24 November 1816 in Newlyn, England.
  • He was the son of John Maddern and Grace Dunn Gill.
  • Between 1837 and 1848 he was was a labourer or a gardener. in Newlyn.
  • At the age of 20 years, 7 months and 8 days, Thomas Maddern married Priscilla Lower, daughter of John Lower and Priscilla Gill, on 2 July 1837 in Paul Church, Cornwall. The marriage record shows that they were married by Banns. Thomas was a 21 year old gardener of Newlyn (Father John Maddern, a gardener). Priscilla was a 28 year old servant of Newlyn (Father John Lower, a rope maker). Witnesses were John Maddern and Henry Warren. John and Priscilla were in fact, cousins, their mothers Grace and Priscilla being sisters.
  • Thomas Maddern and Priscilla Lower appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 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.
  • Thomas Maddern and Priscilla Lower appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 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,his wife, 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.
  • Thomas Maddern appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 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.
  • In January 1862 he was an agent at the time of his daughters Catherine and Mary Anns' marriages.
    in Newlyn.
  • He witnessed the marriage of Charles Barnes and Mary Ann Maddern 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.
  • Thomas Maddern witnessed the marriage of Thomas Williams and Catherine Maddern on 18 January 1862 in Paul, Cornwall, England; They were married by Banns. Thomas Williams 26 was a Sailor of Newlyn (Father: William Williams, Fisherman) and Catherine Maddern 24 was also of Newlyn (Father: Thomas Maddern, Agent). Witnesses were Thomas Maddern, Grace Maddern.
  • On 22 June 1867 he was a farmer, at the time of his daughter Grace's marriage,
    in Newlyn.
  • Thomas Maddern witnessed the marriage of Digory Hamlyn Bray and Grace Maddern on 22 June 1867 in Penzance, England; They were married by Banns. Digory Hambling Bray was of full age, a labourer of Tredavoe (Father: John Bellow Bray, Basket Maker). Grace Maddern was also of full age of Tredavoe (Father: Thomas Maddern, Farmer). Witnesses were Thomas Maddern, Thomas Maddern Jr.
  • Thomas Maddern witnessed the marriage of Richard May and Priscilla Maddern on 12 August 1868 in Madron, England; They were married by banns. Richard May was a 23 year old Cab Proprietor of Penzance [Mark] (Father: Thomas May, Labourer)and Priscilla Maddern, 23, was of Penzance (Father: Thomas Maddern, Farmer). Witnesses to the marriage were Thos. Maddern and Thomas Williams.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Thomas Maddern was living in the household of Grace Maddern in Madron. Grace is shown as the 29 year old head of the family born Paul. Living with her are her daughter Honor J Bray aged 3 born Madron and her father Thomas Maddern, 52 an agent to a railway, born Paul. Digory's widowed mother Honor Bray aged 60 was living two houses away.
  • Thomas Maddern appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Penzance. Thomas Maddern is shown as a 63 year old widow, an agent for the Midland Railway (Carrier) born Newlyn, living with his son -in-law Richard May a 36 year old cab proprietor born Launceston and daughter Priscilla May, 37 born Newlyn. The May children are also living on the premises:- Richard Thomas May 12, a scholar; John Valentine May 11, a scholar; Jane Pricilla May 9; Florence Catherine May 7; Mary Ann May 3; Thomas Maddern May aged 1 month. All the children were born in Penzance.

         
  • In 1883 he was , according to Kelly's Directory of Penzance based in the Midland Railway (enquiry office), 50 Market Jew street and that he was an agent
    in Penzance.
  • At the time of the 5 April 1891 census Thomas Maddern was living in the household of Richard May and Priscilla Maddern in Penzance. Richard senior is shown as the 43 year old head of the household, born Launceston, a cab proprioter living with his wife Priscilla 47 born Paul, and children Richard 22 a boot shop assistant, Valentine 21 a hairdresser, Priscilla J 18 a hairdresser, Florence K 17 a shop assistant, Annie 13 a scholar, Thomas M 9 a scholar, Edward L 4. All the children were born in Penzance. Thomas Maddern, father in law, a retired railway agent aged 74 was also living with the family.
  • In 1893 he was an agent for the Midland Railway (inquiry office) according to Kelly's Directory of Penzance
    in Penzance.
  • Thomas Maddern died on 19 July 1895 in Penzance town at age 78.
  • He was buried on 23 July 1895 in Paul Cholera Cemetery, Cornwall. Thomas' headstone shows he was 79 years old, buried with wife Priscilla who died 41 years earlier. [NOTE- THEIR HEADSTONE IS ALSO INSCRIBED WITH DETAILS OF THEIR DAUGTHERS MARY ANN BARNES AND CATHERINE WILLIAMS DEATHS - SAID TO BE COMMISSIONED BY THEIR SON JOHN MADDERN OF EMU CREEK]
    Details of deaths of Mary Ann and Catherine, inscribed on parents grave stone in Paul, Cornwall
    Gravestone of Thomas and Priscilla (nee Lower) Maddern, Paul Cholera Cemetery. Also inscribed on the stone are the death details of Catherine Williams & Mary Ann Barnes, their daughters who died in Queensland.

Children of Thomas Maddern and Priscilla Lower

Thomas Maddern

M, b. 19 February 1846, d. June 1937

Thomas and Elizabeth Maddern c 1910

  • Thomas Maddern was born on 19 February 1846 in Cornwall, England. His father, John Maddern, was shown as a market gardener, and his mother was formerly Lower. Priscilla signed the Entry of Birth with an X.
  • He was the son of Thomas Maddern and Priscilla Lower.
  • Thomas Maddern was christened on 12 April 1846 in Newlyn, England.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Thomas 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,their 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 Thomas 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.
  • Thomas Maddern witnessed the marriage of Digory Hamlyn Bray and Grace Maddern on 22 June 1867 in Penzance, England; They were married by Banns. Digory Hambling Bray was of full age, a labourer of Tredavoe (Father: John Bellow Bray, Basket Maker). Grace Maddern was also of full age of Tredavoe (Father: Thomas Maddern, Farmer). Witnesses were Thomas Maddern, Thomas Maddern Jr.
  • Thomas Maddern appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Gloucestershire. Thomas as a 25 year old unmarried carpenter, born Cornwall, living with his landlady Jane Bond 42.
  • He appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Gloucestershire. Thomas was still boarding with Jane Bond. He is shown as a 35 year old carpenter, born Penzance. The surname was spelt MADDEN.
  • He appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 in Gloucestershire. Thomas as a 45 year old carpenter and joiner,born Paul Cornwall and living with Jane Bond 60, a widow, who is now his Housekeeper.
  • His marriage, at 54 years and 9 months, to Elizabeth Marshall was registered in the December 1900 Quarter in Bristol, Gloucestershire Registration District.
  • Thomas Maddern and Elizabeth Marshall appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Gloucestershire. Thomas is shown as "James Madden", 55, a carpenter/joiner born Penzance, Cornwall living with his wife Elizabeth aged 46, born Plymouth, Devon and Elizabeth's children Ada A Abraham, 18 a bookeeper born Bristol; Marina B 16 a chocolate worker and Gertrude M 14 a paper paster, all born in Bristol.
  • Thomas Maddern and Elizabeth Marshall appeared on the census of 2 April, 1911 in Gloucestershire. Thomas 65, was shown as a carpenter or joiner in the building trade born Paul. He had been married to Elizabeth, 56 for 10 years. She was born in Moris Down, Devon. Living with them were Elizabeth May aged 9, a scholar born St Phillips, Bristol and three of Elizabeth's step children, Ada Amor Abraham aged 28, born St Michaels Bristol and working as a faster? in a boot factory, Marina Bessie Abraham, 26, born St Michaels Bristol, a packer in a cocoa factory and Gertrude Margaret Abraham, 24, a porter in a tobacco factory, born St Michales Bristol.
  • On 9 October 1917 Ada's husband Samuel Burroughs was killed in Belgium during WW1. Her address at the time was 55 Chancery Street, Barton Hill, Bristol - the home of her mother and step father Thomas.
  • In September 1922, his wife, Elizabeth Marshall's death was registered in the Gloucestershire Registration District. She was at age 68 years.
  • His death was recorded with the Bristol, Gloucestershire Registration District in the June 1937 Quarter.

Child of Thomas Maddern and Elizabeth Marshall

Thomas Maddern

M, b. 8 May 1698

Thomas Charles Maddern

M, b. 29 December 1916, d. 11 January 1985
  • Thomas Charles Maddern was born on 29 December 1916 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Egbert Thomas Spencer Lower Maddern and Alice Ann Gillies.
  • Thomas Charles Maddern commenced school at Crow's Nest State School on 18 October 1926. aged 9 years and 10 months. He left in December of that year.
  • Between 1938 and 1940 Thomas Charles Maddern and Ivy Vaschina lived in John and Mary Ann Maddern's house at "Jubilee Vale", Emu Creek. Their first child was born while they were living there. They then bought a house in Crows Nest overlooking the show grounds (Littletons) before building their own home on the Pinelands road out past the Showgrounds. They then moved to Pechy where they ran a chook farm. From there they moved to Charles Street in Toowoomba where Tom worked for Concordia School. They finally moved to Devon Street, Toowoomba.
  • At the age of 21 years, 10 months and 18 days, Thomas Charles Maddern married Ivy Vaschina, daughter of Johann Vaschina and Martha Wilhemine Tegge, on 16 November 1938 in Queensland. Lucy Maddern was bridesmaid and Dorrie flowergirl.
  • Thomas Charles Maddern and Ivy Vaschina appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Emu Creek, Queensland. Tom was a farm labourer and Ivy carried out home duties.
  • Thomas Charles Maddern and Ivy Vaschina appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Emu Creek. Thomas was a farm labourer.
  • Thomas Charles Maddern and Ivy Vaschina appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Crow's Nest.
  • Thomas Charles Maddern died on 11 January 1985 in Queensland at age 68.
  • He was buried on 14 January 1985 in Toowoomba& Drayton Cemetery. PLAW8-004-0086.

Thomas H Maddern

M, b. 1869

Thomas Henry Maddern

M, b. circa 1846
  • Thomas Henry Maddern was born circa 1846 in Paul, Cornwall, England.
  • He was christened on 12 April 1846 in Paul, Cornwall, England.
  • Thomas Henry Maddern married Martha Maddern on 16 October 1865 in Madron, Cornwell, England.

Children of Thomas Henry Maddern and Martha Maddern

Thomas John Maddern

M, b. 1910
  • Thomas John Maddern was born in 1910 in Glamorgan, Wales.
  • He was the son of Charles Henry Maddern and Rosanna Smith.
  • At the time of the 1911 census Thomas John 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.

William Maddern

M, b. 11 October 1736

William Maddern

M, b. 23 November 1760