Arthur Leslie Bidgood

M, b. 13 March 1915, d. 9 May 1984

Cedric William (Sid) Bidgood

M, b. 1926, d. 2001
  • Cedric William (Sid) Bidgood was born in 1926.
  • He was the son of George Frederick Bidgood and Lillian May Abel.
  • On 4 August 1933,Cedric William (Sid) Bidgood's father, George Frederick Bidgood died in Queensland at age 34.
  • Cedric William (Sid) Bidgood commenced school at Crow's Nest State School in 1934.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at 7 Prescott Steet, Toowoomba. He was a labourer and lived with his mother.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at 7 Groom Street, Toowoomba. He was a carpenter. A Daphne Bidgood lived with him.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1977 living at Sunnybank. He was a foreman and lived with Daphne and his children.
  • Cedric William (Sid) Bidgood died in 2001.

Charles Gregory Bidgood

M, b. 3 May 1902, d. 13 December 1981
  • Charles Gregory Bidgood was born on 3 May 1902 in Emu Creek, Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Gregory Bidgood and Anna Barbara Salome (Emily) Anger.
  • On 18 February 1911, the Department of Education compiled a list of children who were currently attending the Moss View School, but were residing near the proposed Jubilee Vale school. William and Anna's children George, 12, Charles 8, Ida 10 and Matthew Leslie 5 were on that list. They lived on Portion 29 Djuan which was about 1.5 miles from the proposed new school as compared to 6 miles from the Moss View School.
  • Charles Gregory Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1926 living at Emu Creek. No occupation was given for Charles.
  • Charles was the best man at the wedding of Lillian Mildred Parton and Jacob Albert Gscheidle, son of Gottlieb Friedrich Gscheidle and Freidrike Pauline Deuble, on 20 April 1927 in Queensland; A report of the wedding appeared in "The Courier Mail" on 29 April 1927. It read:- " GSCHEIDLE-PARTON.
    A picturesque wedding took place on April 20 at the Methodist Church, Crow's Nest, when Mr. Jacob Albert Gscheidle (son of Mr. and Mrs. Gscheidle,(Kulpi) was married to Miss Lillian Mildred Parton (third daughter of the late Councillor and Mrs. Parton). The Rev. H. J. Garrett officiated. The bride, who was given away by her brother, Mr. George Parton, wore a beautiful gown of cream Marocain with the bodice finely tucked and beaded in opal, and palest pink, caught at left shoulder, with a spray of silver and pink beads. The skirt of French pleating was finished at the waist with a folded belt and opal buckle. Her veil was of the finest net embroidered in silk, and worn in cap effect with sprays of orange blossoms. She carried a bouquet of white cherries, and pink roses, finished with pink tulle, and streamers. Her sister, Miss Lizzie Parton, acted as bridesmaid, wearing a gown of pale mauve crepe de Chine, with a finely shirred skirt, the bodice being inlet with French pleating, finished with headings in the same tone of mauve and silver, with sprays at shoulder, and waist. Her cap was of silver satin, and she carried a bouquet of pink roses tied with tulle and streamers. Mr. C. Bidgood (Emu Creek) acted as best man. A wedding breakfast waa held at Preston's Cafe. The bride's gift to the bride groom was a wristlet watch, and the bridegroom's gift to the bride a fur stole The bridegroom's gift to the bridesmaid was a xylonite brush and comb. The mother of the bride was gowned in black satin, beaded in jet, with a hat to match The mother of the bridegroom was gowned in navy crepe de Chine, with a hat to match. The honeynoon is being spent at Tambourine Mountains and Brisbane. The bride wore a travelling dress of deep beige, embroidered in mulberry shades"
    The couple lived at "Nutgrove."
  • Charles Gregory Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Emu Creek. He was a labourer.
  • At the age of 28 years, 7 months and 29 days, Charles Gregory Bidgood married Lizzie Minnie Parton, daughter of George Parton and Amelia Graving, on 1 January 1931 in Queensland.
  • Charles Gregory Bidgood and Lizzie Minnie Parton appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1932 and 1937 living at Emu Creek. Charles was a farmer.
  • Charles Gregory Bidgood and Lizzie Minnie Parton appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1943 and 1977 living at Fern Street, Blackbutt. Charlie was a farmer/labourer. Their children also worked in the timber industry.
  • Charles Gregory Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1977 living at Fern Street, Blackbutt.
  • On 8 April 1978,his wife, Lizzie Minnie Parton died in Queensland at age 69.
  • Charles Gregory Bidgood died on 13 December 1981 in Queensland at age 79.

Children of Charles Gregory Bidgood and Lizzie Minnie Parton

Colin Francis Bidgood

M, b. 1938, d. 1939

Desmond George Bidgood

M, b. circa 1925, d. 1926
  • Desmond George Bidgood was born circa 1925.
  • He was the son of George Frederick Bidgood and Lillian May Abel.
  • Desmond George Bidgood died in 1926 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 30 March 1926 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Ella Valerie Bidgood

F, b. 26 January 1896, d. 4 October 1969
  • Ella Valerie Bidgood was born on 26 January 1896 in Pipeclay, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Alfred William (Fred) Bidgood and Alice Gray.
  • Ella Valerie Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll with Alfred William (Fred) Bidgood and Alice Gray in 1921 in Hampton. Alfred was a farmer. Their daughters Mabel and Ella carried out home duties.
  • At the age of 25 years, Ella Valerie Bidgood married Samuel Thomas Lewis Rice in 1922 in Queensland.
  • Ella Valerie Bidgood died on 4 October 1969 in Queensland at age 73.

Ellen Charlotte Bidgood

F, b. 1852, d. 12 July 1928
  • Ellen Charlotte Bidgood was born in 1852 in Bichenstoke, Wiltshire, England.
  • She was the daughter of William Bidgood and Sarah Jennings.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Ellen Charlotte Bidgood was living in the household of William Bidgood and Sarah Jennings in Wiltshire, England. William 40, was an engineer born Alton Barnes, Wiltshire and Sarah 38 had been born in Stanford, Wiltshire. Their children Alfred, 15, a labourer born Stanford; Emily 13 born Binchenstoke; Louisa 11 born Binchenstoke; Sarah A aged 4 born Lynham; Rhoda 1 born Lynham all lived with them.
  • Ellen Charlotte Bidgood immigrated in 1865 to Moreton Bay with William Bidgood and Sarah Jennings. With them were their children: Fred, Emily, Louisa, Ellen, Annie, Rhoda and baby Lucy. Lucy may have died on the voyage to Queensland.
  • At the age of 22 years, Ellen Charlotte Bidgood married Francis Houston on 11 February 1874 in QueenslandThe Darling Downs Gazette reported "On the 11th February, at Drayton, by the Rev. J.T. Waraker, FRANCIS, son of the late James Houston, of Drayton, to ELLEN, daughter of William Bidgood, of Pipe-Clay Creek, Highfields."
  • Ellen Charlotte Bidgood died on 12 July 1928 in Southbrook, Queensland.

Emilly Ann Bidgood

F, b. 1848
  • Emilly Ann Bidgood was born in 1848 in Bichenstoke, Wiltshire, England.
  • She was the daughter of William Bidgood and Sarah Jennings.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Emilly Ann Bidgood was living in the household of William Bidgood and Sarah Jennings in Wiltshire, England. William 40, was an engineer born Alton Barnes, Wiltshire and Sarah 38 had been born in Stanford, Wiltshire. Their children Alfred, 15, a labourer born Stanford; Emily 13 born Binchenstoke; Louisa 11 born Binchenstoke; Sarah A aged 4 born Lynham; Rhoda 1 born Lynham all lived with them.
  • Emilly Ann Bidgood immigrated in 1865 to Moreton Bay with William Bidgood and Sarah Jennings. With them were their children: Fred, Emily, Louisa, Ellen, Annie, Rhoda and baby Lucy. Lucy may have died on the voyage to Queensland.
  • At the age of 21 years, Emilly Ann Bidgood married Richard Levett on 5 July 1869 in Queensland.

Emily Dora Bidgood

F, b. 23 November 1893, d. 14 June 1974

Emily Dora Bidgood 1893-1974, daughter of William Gregory Bidgood & Anna Barbara Salome Anger
  • Emily Dora Bidgood was born on 23 November 1893 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William Gregory Bidgood and Anna Barbara Salome (Emily) Anger.
  • At the age of 18 years, 9 months and 19 days, Emily Dora Bidgood married Orlando Penzance Cossart Maddern, son of John Maddern and Mary Ann Cossart, on 11 September 1912 in Emu Creek.
    Orlando Maddern & Emily Bidgood on their wedding day 11 Sep 1912, Emu Creek
  • Emily Dora Bidgood and Orlando Penzance Cossart Maddern appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Emu Creek. Orlando was a teamster and Emily carried out home duties.
  • Emily Dora Bidgood and Orlando Penzance Cossart Maddern appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1954 living at Wangaratta Road, Stanthorpe. Orlando was a sawmiller and Emily 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
  • Emily Dora Bidgood and Orlando Penzance Cossart Maddern appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at 95 Brighton Terrace, Sandgate.
  • On 5 February 1970,her husband, Orlando Penzance Cossart Maddern died in Sandgate, Queensland, at age 86.
  • Emily Dora Bidgood died on 14 June 1974 in Sandgate, Queensland, at age 80.
  • She was buried in June 1974 in Queensland, Australia. Pos 10, Section 3, Wall 4.

Children of Emily Dora Bidgood and Orlando Penzance Cossart Maddern

Frank Alexander Bidgood

M, b. 25 June 1883, d. 23 February 1932
  • Frank Alexander Bidgood was born on 25 June 1883 in Perseverance, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Alfred William (Fred) Bidgood and Alice Gray.
  • Frank Alexander Bidgood enlisted in the AIF on 5 June 1916 in Queensland. He listed his father Alfred as his next of kin. His service number was 256. He was taken prisioner of war in France and returned to Australia on 1 April 1919.
  • At the age of 36 years, 1 month and 19 days, Frank Alexander Bidgood married Susan Mary McCane on 13 August 1919 in Queensland.
  • Frank Alexander Bidgood died on 23 February 1932 in Queensland at age 48.

George Frederick Bidgood

M, b. 31 August 1898, d. 4 August 1933
  • George Frederick Bidgood was born on 31 August 1898 in Emu Creek, Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Gregory Bidgood and Anna Barbara Salome (Emily) Anger.
  • On 18 February 1911, the Department of Education compiled a list of children who were currently attending the Moss View School, but were residing near the proposed Jubilee Vale school. William and Anna's children George, 12, Charles 8, Ida 10 and Matthew Leslie 5 were on that list. They lived on Portion 29 Djuan which was about 1.5 miles from the proposed new school as compared to 6 miles from the Moss View School.
  • George Frederick Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1922 and 1926 living at Emu Creek. He was a labourer.
  • At the age of 26 years, 3 months and 10 days, George Frederick Bidgood married Lillian May Abel, daughter of Johann Hermann Abel and Louise Henriette Genrich, on 10 December 1924 in Queensland.
  • George Frederick Bidgood and Lillian May Abel appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1932 living at Emu Creek. George was a labourer.
  • George Frederick Bidgood died on 4 August 1933 in Queensland at age 34.
  • He was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery. UNIT-00C-0037.

Children of George Frederick Bidgood and Lillian May Abel

Gordon Earle Bidgood

M, b. 22 November 1932, d. 10 November 1990
  • Gordon Earle Bidgood was born on 22 November 1932 in Crow's Nest.
  • He was the son of George Frederick Bidgood and Lillian May Abel.
  • Gordon Earle Bidgood died on 10 November 1990 at age 57.
  • He was buried on 15 November 1990 in Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery. RCLAW7-008-0024 - The plaque on his grave shows he was an Airman with the Royal Australian Navy.

Gordon James Bidgood

M, b. 15 December 1926, d. 13 March 2005

Grace Gray Bidgood

F, b. 21 September 1885, d. 6 December 1957

Child of Grace Gray Bidgood and Sydney James Bain

Harry Archibald Bidgood

M, b. 4 September 1877, d. 1961
  • Harry Archibald Bidgood was born on 4 September 1877 in Pipeclay, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Alfred William (Fred) Bidgood and Alice Gray.
  • At the age of 30 years, 3 months and 28 days, Harry Archibald Bidgood married Florence Eliza Tant on 1 January 1908 in Queensland. Harry was a school teacher.
  • In 1948,his wife, Florence Eliza Tant died in Queensland.
  • Harry Archibald Bidgood died in 1961 in Queensland.

Children of Harry Archibald Bidgood and Florence Eliza Tant

Hilda Lucy Bidgood

F, b. 5 January 1905, d. 1979

Child of Hilda Lucy Bidgood and Johan Friedrich (John or Jack) Lowien

Ida Sophia Bidgood

F, b. 22 April 1900, d. 15 October 1926
  • Ida Sophia Bidgood was born on 22 April 1900 in Emu Creek, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William Gregory Bidgood and Anna Barbara Salome (Emily) Anger.
  • On 18 February 1911, the Department of Education compiled a list of children who were currently attending the Moss View School, but were residing near the proposed Jubilee Vale school. William and Anna's children George, 12, Charles 8, Ida 10 and Matthew Leslie 5 were on that list. They lived on Portion 29 Djuan which was about 1.5 miles from the proposed new school as compared to 6 miles from the Moss View School.
  • At the age of 25 years, 7 months and 22 days, Ida Sophia Bidgood married Percy Hayden, son of Frederick Hayden and Christina Jorgenson, on 14 December 1925 in Queensland. Percy was the school teacher for Jubilee Vale school.
  • Ida Sophia Bidgood and Percy Hayden appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1926 living at Emu Creek. Percy was a school teacher and Ida carried out home duties. They may have lived in the old John Maddern home called "Jubilee Vale."
  • Ida Sophia Bidgood died on 15 October 1926 in Queensland at age 26.
  • She was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery. UNIT-00C-0038.

John William Bidgood

M, b. 13 September 1917, d. 8 October 1928

John William (Willie) Bidgood

M, b. 4 June 1892, d. 3 January 1981
  • John William (Willie) Bidgood was born on 4 June 1892 in Emu Creek.
  • He was the son of William Gregory Bidgood and Anna Barbara Salome (Emily) Anger.
  • John William (Willie) Bidgood and Albert James Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1914 living at Emu Creek. Albert was a teamster and John William a farmer. Their sister Sarah carried out home duties.
  • At the age of 22 years, 4 months and 10 days, John William (Willie) Bidgood married Priscilla Sarah (Olive) Mary Maddern, daughter of John Maddern and Mary Ann Cossart, on 14 October 1914 at her father's home, Emu Creek.
    John William Bidgood & Priscilla Sarah Olive Mary Maddern, married 14 October 1914
  • John William (Willie) Bidgood and Priscilla Sarah (Olive) Mary Maddern 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.
  • John William (Willie) Bidgood and Priscilla Sarah (Olive) Mary Maddern moved to Coo-ee, Miles, in 1920.Here they ran a dairy and cattle farm.
  • John William (Willie) Bidgood and Priscilla Sarah (Olive) Mary Maddern appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1922 living at Emu Creek. Willie was a farmer.
  • John William (Willie) Bidgood and Priscilla Sarah (Olive) Mary Maddern appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Miles. Bill was a dairyman.
  • John William (Willie) Bidgood and Priscilla Sarah (Olive) Mary Maddern changed the name of their property to The Pines, Miles, in 1939.
  • John William (Willie) Bidgood witnessed the burial of Elizabeth French on 31 January 1952 in Miles Cemetery; Witnesses to the burial were J W Bidgood and P Castens. Minister - M A Paxton-Hall, Church of England.
  • 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
  • John William (Willie) Bidgood and Priscilla Sarah (Olive) Mary Maddern appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1963 living at Miles. He was a dairyman.
  • On 11 December 1969,his wife, Priscilla Sarah (Olive) Mary Maddern died in Queensland at age 75.
  • John William (Willie) Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1972 living at Miles. He was a dairyman.
  • He and Arthur Leslie Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1977 living at Goombi. Bill and Arthur were graziers.
  • On 14 July 1980 a party was held to celebrate his 88th Birthday. At the time Bill had 78 living descendants consisting of 8 children, 35 grandchildren and 35 great grand children.
  • John William (Willie) Bidgood died on 3 January 1981 in Queensland at age 88.
  • He was buried on 5 January 1981 in Miles Cemetery.

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

Joy Evelyn Bidgood

F, b. 15 May 1919, d. 12 August 2011

Kenneth Leslie Bidgood

M, b. 20 July 1921, d. 2003

Leslie Ernest Bidgood

M, b. 18 February 1907, d. 1996
  • Leslie Ernest Bidgood was born on 18 February 1907 in Highfields, Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Gregory Bidgood and Anna Barbara Salome (Emily) Anger.
  • On 18 February 1911, the Department of Education compiled a list of children who were currently attending the Moss View School, but were residing near the proposed Jubilee Vale school. William and Anna's children George, 12, Charles 8, Ida 10 and Matthew Leslie 5 were on that list. They lived on Portion 29 Djuan which was about 1.5 miles from the proposed new school as compared to 6 miles from the Moss View School.
  • Leslie Ernest Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Emu Creek. He was a farmer.
  • At the age of 24 years, Leslie Ernest Bidgood married Hazel Childs in 1932 in Queensland.
  • Leslie Ernest Bidgood and Hazel Childs appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1936 and 1943 living at Emu Creek, Queensland. He was a farmer. Hazel gave her address as Pine View.
  • Leslie Ernest Bidgood was granted probate for the estate of William Gregory Bidgood 14 days from on 2 November 1940; The Courier Mail advertised that probate on his estate would be granted to his son Leslie Ernest Bidgood of Emu Creek, after 14 days from 25 October, 1940.
  • Leslie Ernest Bidgood and Hazel Childs appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Montarv Valley. Les was a grazier.
  • Leslie Ernest Bidgood and Hazel Childs appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1954 and 1980 living at Wurama, Condamine. Les was a grazier.
  • Leslie Ernest Bidgood died in 1996 in Queensland.

Llyod Geoffrey Bidgood

M, b. 1932, d. 11 March 1961
  • Llyod Geoffrey Bidgood was born in 1932.
  • He was the son of George Frederick Bidgood and Lillian May Abel.
  • On 4 August 1933,Llyod Geoffrey Bidgood's father, George Frederick Bidgood died in Queensland at age 34.
  • Llyod Geoffrey Bidgood commenced school at Crow's Nest State School in 1936. He may have attended for only a short time before his mother moved to Toowoomba.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at 10 Neil Street, Toowoomba. He was a grocers assistant.
  • Llyod Geoffrey Bidgood died on 11 March 1961 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 13 March 1961 in Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery.

Louisa Bidgood

F, b. 1850, d. 16 October 1894
  • Louisa Bidgood was born in 1850 in Lynham, Wiltshire, England.
  • She was the daughter of William Bidgood and Sarah Jennings.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Louisa Bidgood was living in the household of William Bidgood and Sarah Jennings in Wiltshire, England. William 40, was an engineer born Alton Barnes, Wiltshire and Sarah 38 had been born in Stanford, Wiltshire. Their children Alfred, 15, a labourer born Stanford; Emily 13 born Binchenstoke; Louisa 11 born Binchenstoke; Sarah A aged 4 born Lynham; Rhoda 1 born Lynham all lived with them.
  • Louisa Bidgood immigrated in 1865 to Moreton Bay with William Bidgood and Sarah Jennings. With them were their children: Fred, Emily, Louisa, Ellen, Annie, Rhoda and baby Lucy. Lucy may have died on the voyage to Queensland.
  • At the age of 23 years, Louisa Bidgood married Angus MacRae in 1873 in Queensland.
  • Louisa Bidgood died on 16 October 1894 in Queensland.

Louisa Ethel (Lucy) Bidgood

F, b. 27 May 1879, d. 15 March 1972
  • Louisa Ethel (Lucy) Bidgood was born on 27 May 1879 in Pipeclay, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Alfred William (Fred) Bidgood and Alice Gray.
  • At the age of 22 years, Louisa Ethel (Lucy) Bidgood married William Knight, son of William Knight and Elizabeth Browning, in 1902 in Queensland.
  • Louisa Ethel (Lucy) Bidgood and William Knight appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Douglas. William was a farmer as was his father William who also lived in the Douglas area.
  • Louisa Ethel (Lucy) Bidgood and William Knight appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1908 and 1913 living at Pechey. William was a farmer.
  • Louisa Ethel (Lucy) Bidgood and William Knight appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Pechey. William was a farmer. Their sons Eric and Cyril were labourers.
  • Louisa Ethel (Lucy) Bidgood and William Knight appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Pechey. William was a farmer. Their sons Colin and Eric were a farm labourers. Their daughters Violet and Dorothy carried out home duties.
  • On 19 November 1945,her husband, William Knight died in Queensland.
  • On 16 December 1946, her was granted probate of the will of William Knight. The Brisbane Courier reported:- "Probate was granted yesterday of the wills of William Knight, farmer, Pechey, realty £3000, per widow, Sherwood Road. Toowong, realty £1857, personalty £1161."
  • Louisa Ethel (Lucy) Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at Pechey. She carried out home duties.
  • Louisa Ethel (Lucy) Bidgood died on 15 March 1972 at age 92.
  • She was buried on 17 March 1972 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Louisa Ethel (Lucy) Bidgood and William Knight

Lucy Maria Bidgood

F, b. 8 May 1864
  • Lucy Maria Bidgood was baptized on 8 May 1864 in Lyneham, Wiltshire, England.
  • She was the daughter of William Bidgood and Sarah Jennings.
  • Lucy Maria Bidgood immigrated in 1865 to Moreton Bay with William Bidgood and Sarah Jennings. With them were their children: Fred, Emily, Louisa, Ellen, Annie, Rhoda and baby Lucy. Lucy may have died on the voyage to Queensland.

Mabel Constance Bidgood

F, b. 25 August 1892, d. 15 May 1981

Nellie Craig Bidgood

F, b. 26 January 1890, d. 17 January 1959

Children of Nellie Craig Bidgood and Alfred Reuben Leopold Shum

Noel Robert Bidgood

M, b. 17 February 1932, d. 21 February 1964

Reginald Clyde Bidgood

M, b. 1928, d. 1970
  • Reginald Clyde Bidgood was born in 1928.
  • He was the son of George Frederick Bidgood and Lillian May Abel.
  • Reginald Clyde Bidgood commenced school at Crow's Nest State School in 1935. He may have attended for only a short time before his mother moved to Toowoomba.
  • Reginald Clyde Bidgood died in 1970 in Liverpool, New South Wales.