George Robert (Rob) Staines

M, b. 8 September 1906, d. 17 February 1961
  • George Robert (Rob) Staines was born on 8 September 1906 in Wilson's Creek, New South Wales. His father, William born Alstonville, was a 33 year old farmer and mother Ethel born Sydney, was 28 years old.
  • He was the son of William John Staines and Ethel Mary Stuart Woods.
  • George Robert (Rob) Staines attended school in Queensland, Australia, between July 1920 and December 1920.
  • In December 1920 George Robert (Rob) Staines lived in Queensland, Australia.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1928 and 1932 living at Queensland. shown as a grazier.
  • At the age of 29 years, 2 months and 15 days, George Robert (Rob) Staines married Olive (Betty) Escott on 23 November 1935 in Queensland. [NOTE:- Cannot find this marriage on the QLD BDM Index]
  • George Robert (Rob) Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Brooklana. George was shown as a farmer. Betty was not on the roll under the name of Staines. (Brooklana is mid-way between Coffs Harbour and Dorrigo.)
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1939 living at Queensland. His occupation is shown as Salesman.
  • On 6 December 1939 the following advertisement appeared in The Courier Mail LEGAL NOTICES IN THE SUPREME COURT OF QUEENSLAND. MATRIMONIAL JURISDICTION. TO OLIVE HOSKING, formerly of Brisbane, In the State of Queensland, but whose present whereabouts are unknown. And to GEORGE ROBERT STAINES, formerly of Townsville, In the said State, but whose present whereabouts are unknown. Take notice that an ACTION has been commenced against both of you in the Supreme Court of Queensland at Brisbane by Writ of Summons No. 202 of 1930 by HENRY HOSKING (husband of you Olive Hosking in Which he claims a Dissolution of his Marriage with you Olive Hosking and by his Petition filed herein he alleges that on divers occasions during the month of February 1939 you Olive Hosking committed adultery with you George Robert Staines and that on divers occasions during the said month of February 1938 you George Robert Staines committed adultery with you Olive Hosking. And it has been ordered that service on you Olive Hosking and on you George Robert Staines of the said Petition and of the said Writ be effected by the Insertion of this Advertisement once In The Courier-Mail and once in The Telegraph newspapers published at Brisbane aforesaid and once In The Argus newspaper published at Melbourne in the State of Victoria and by pre paid registered letter to Thomas Escott at Bendigo in the said State of Victoria and by prepaid registered letter to W Staines at Woombye in the said State of Queensland. If you Olive Hosking and you George Robert Staines or either of you desire to defend this action you must within sixty days from the date of the performance of the last act done in pursuance of the said Order enter an appearance at the Registry of the said Court. And further take notice that in de fault of your so doing the Plaintiff may by leave of the Court or a Judge thereof proceed in the action and Judgment may be given against you or either of you In your absence. Dated this Sixth day of December, 1939. (L.S.) J. S. GIBSON, Second Deputy Registrar.
  • In July 1940 George Robert (Rob) Staines lived in North Queensland.
  • He was employed by as a carpenter in 1949 in Victoria, Australia.
  • He and Olive (Betty) Escott appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at 101 Lakeside Parade, The Entrance. Betty carried out home duties and George Robert was a salesman.
  • Between 1950 and 1961 he was
    a salesman.
  • In 1954 George Robert (Rob) Staines lived in South Australia, Australia.
  • In 1961 George Robert (Rob) Staines lived in 98 Crouch Street, South Australia.
  • George Robert (Rob) Staines died on 17 February 1961 in South Australia at age 54. An extract from The Border Watch , Saturday 18th February 1961 reads
    "STAINES - On February 17, at his residence, George Robert, of Crouch Street South, Mount Gambier. Loved Husband of Betty Staines, and loved father of Heather, Shirley (Mrs D Lassett), Nola, Robyn and Betty. Loved grandfather of Vicki. Aged 54 years. The friends of the late Mr George Robert Staines are respectfully informed that his funeral will leave the private chapel of Ern James, Commercial Street, Mt Gambier, on Monday next, at the conclusion of a service commencing at 11 am for the Mt Gambier Cemetery. ERN JAMES, Funeral Director."
  • He was buried on 20 February 1961 in Mt Gambier Cemetery. Grave Site - Section K, Allotment No 1143.

Gladys (Louisa) M Staines

F, b. 1885, d. 1970
  • Gladys (Louisa) M Staines was born in 1885 in New South Wales. Her birth registraion shows her name as Louise M Staines.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Staines and Ellen Gywnne Aubrey.
  • At the age of 21 years, Gladys (Louisa) M Staines married Charles William Hill in 1906 in New South Wales.
  • Gladys (Louisa) M Staines died in 1970 in New South Wales.

Child of Gladys (Louisa) M Staines and Charles William Hill

Ida Hannah Eliza Staines

F, b. 1881, d. 3 June 1924
  • Ida Hannah Eliza Staines was born in 1881 in New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of William Thomas Staines and Rose Hannah Madgwick (Magick).
  • Ida Hannah Eliza Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1906 and 1909 living at New South Wales. She was shown as a housekeeper living with her father and sisters Ethel and Frances.
  • She was mentioned in the Obituary of William Thomas Staines on 15 June 1918when the Singleton Argus reported:- "DEATH OF MR W. STAINES. The late Mr William Staines, who died at Aberdeen on Wednesday last and was buried at Whittingham cemetery on Thursday, was at one time a familiar figure in the stock trade in Singleton. Although of a somewhat reserved and retiring disposition, his sterling qualities won for him many friends, who deeply regret his death. The late Mr Staines was 69 years of age, and a native of Sydney, and was for many years resident at "Milbrodale," Bulga, where he was associated in stock business with the late Mr B. Richards. He left Bulga about nine years for Aberdeen, where he managed the "Blairmore" Estate for Mr Hall. Owing to ill-health he retired some 18 months ago. His wife pre-deceased him 15 years ago, and he leaves one son (Oscar), now managing an estate in Queensland, and four daughters, two of whom are married —Mrs J. A. Cotton, of Aberdeen, and Mrs E. B. Jackson, of Scone. The remains arrived here from Aberdeen by the mid-day train on Thursday, and the Rev. R. E. Wood house conducted the burial service" (an unknown value.)
  • Ida Hannah Eliza Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1921 and 1922 living at Aberdeen. Her occupation is shown as home duties. She is living with her father, William and sisters Ethel and Linda.
  • Ida Hannah Eliza Staines died on 3 June 1924 in New South Wales.
  • She was buried in Aberdeen Cemetery. CofE Cemetery Row 7, Plot 14.
    Headstone on Linda & Ida Hannah Eliza Staines grave in Aberdeen Cemetery.
  • The following article appeared in the The Muswellbrook Chronicle on 13 June 1924. "The death occurred at Aberdeen on Tuesday, 3rd June, of Miss Ida H. Staines, aged 42 years. Miss Staines was the daughter of the late William Staines, for many years manager of Blairmore, Aberdeen, and sister of Mrs. J. A. Cotton. Aberdeen. The deceased had been in ill-health for a considerable time and death was not unexpected; nevertheless the end came as a shock to the sorrowing relatives. The funeral took place in the Church of England Cemetery, Aberdeen, on Wednesday afternoon, 4th June, a large number of friends paying their last respect at the graveside. The principal mourners were Mr. Oscar Stains (Queensland) and Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Cotton (Aberdeen). The Rev. M. C. Brown con ducted the funeral service and a number of beautiful wreaths w[ere laid upon the grave."

James George Staines

M, b. 16 May 1901, d. 5 August 1975
  • James George Staines was born on 16 May 1901 in New South Wales.
  • He was the son of John Carroll Staines and Alice Dawes.
  • At the age of 22 years, James George Staines married Amy Olive Bowd in 1924 in New South Wales.
  • James George Staines and Amy Olive Bowd appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1936 living at New South Wales.
  • James George Staines enlisted in the Australian Army on 12 April 1942 in Canowindra. . He wa living at Canowindra at the time and gave his next of kin as his wife Army Staines. His servcie number was N386047. He was discharged 9 July 1943 as a Private in the Volunteer Defense Corps, 27th Batallion.
  • James George Staines died on 5 August 1975 in New South Wales at age 74.
  • He was buried in Canowindra Cemetery.
    Grave of James George Staines 1901-1975, Canowindra Cemetery

Jean Maither Staines

F, b. 28 July 1920, d. 12 June 1987
  • Jean Maither Staines was born on 28 July 1920.
  • She was the daughter of Robert Staines and Daisy Emelie Gibb.
  • Jean Maither Staines witnessed the marriage of Charles Trethowan Fifoot and Kathleen Maither Staines on 7 December 1936 in Northbridge, New South Wales; Charles is noted as a bachelor, a bank officer of Miles Queensland, Kathleen a spinster of Northbridge, home duties. The ceremony was officiated by C H Tomlinson. Jean Staines and J B Parker were witnesses.
  • Jean Maither Staines died on 12 June 1987 at age 66.

John Staines

M, b. 7 April 1816, d. before 1827
  • John Staines was baptized on 7 April 1816 in North Kilworth, Leicestershire, England.
  • He was the son of Thomas Staines and Sarah Davis.
  • John Staines died before 1827.

John Staines

M, b. 25 November 1827, d. December 1904
  • John Staines was baptized on 25 November 1827 in North Kilworth, Leicestershire, England.
  • He was the son of Thomas Staines and Sarah Davis.
  • John Staines appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 in North Kilworth. shown as 15 years old living on a farm, occupation NS?
  • His marriage, at 22 years and 3 months, to Ann Morson, daughter of William Morson and Sarah Unknown, was registered in the March 1850 Quarter in Lutterworth, Leicestershire Registration District. The surname is spelt Steans.
  • John Staines and Ann Morson appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Stretton-on-Foss, Warwickshire. John is shown as a 23 year old blacksmith born North Kilworth, living with his father-in-law William Morson and wife Sarah, with his wife Ann 25 born Stretton-on-Foss, and his daughter Amelia aged 4 months also born Stretton-on- Foss.
  • John Staines and Ann Morson appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Warwickshire. John was the the 44 year old head of the household born North Kilworth, living with his wife Ann, 45 born Stretton-on-Fosse; and children Frederick 15 born Birmingham; Lizzie 10, born New Bilton; Alice 4 born Rugby. Also present in the house were four lodgers.
  • John Staines appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in Warwickshire. He was a 74 year old pauper, born North Kilworth, living in an Institution - most likely the Parish Poor House.
  • His death was recorded with the Rugby, Warwickshire Registration District in the December 1904 Quarter.

Children of John Staines and Ann Morson

John Staines

M, b. 26 July 1893, d. 1961
  • John Staines was born on 26 July 1893 in New South Wales.
  • He was the son of John Carroll Staines and Alice Dawes.
  • John Staines enlisted in the AIF. He was a saddler. He was gassed and wounded in action in France having served in the 54th battalion and discharged on 10 June 1919 on 17 November 1915 in New South Wales.
  • On 31 May 1918 The Canowindra Star and Eugowra News reported that Private Jack Staines had been gassed for the second time, severely, and was admitted to the War Hospital in Stafford-on-Avon on 25 April 1918.
  • At the age of 25 years, John Staines married Nellie Flanagan in 1919 in St Leonards, New South Wales.
  • John Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1936 living at New South Wales.
  • In 1932,his daughter, Pearley D M Staines died in New South Wales.
  • On 28 March 1938 John Staines lived in Surry Hills, New South Wales.
  • He enlisted in the Australian Army on 13 November 1940 in Canowindra He was living at Paddington, Sydney at the time and gave his next of kin as Olive Staines. His service number was N78244. He was discharged on 3 January 1945 with the rank of Driver in the 3rd Horse Auxiliary Transport Company.
  • In 1949,his wife, Nellie Flanagan died in New South Wales.
  • John Staines died in 1961 in Queensland.

Child of John Staines and Nellie Flanagan

John Staines

M, b. 13 September 1894
  • John Staines was born on 13 September 1894 in New South Wales.
  • He was the son of Thomas Staines and Ellen Gywnne Aubrey.
  • At the age of 20 years, John Staines married Madeline Dickhart, daughter of Wilhelm Diikhaut and Mary Eva Annie Kranz, in 1915 in Queensland.
  • John Staines began military service on 8 March 1918 in Maryborough. His service number was 53099 and he gave his next of kin as his wife Madeline Dickhart Staines of Bridge Street, Toowoomba. He had two chidren and was a labourer. Dispite his wife's attempts to have him dishcarged because of his previous injuries received while living in Tenterfield, he saw overseas service and was discharged on 29 Sep 1919.

John Staines

M, b. circa 1845
  • John Staines was born circa 1845 in England.
  • He was the son of William Staines and Caroline Elizabeth Sheppherd.
  • John Staines immigrated in 1853. He came as an assisted passenger on the "SS Herefordshire" with his parents and brother. William was 35 and Caroline 29. Their sons John aged 8 and William 5 were with them. A daughter Caroline was born on the voyage. William senior was listed as a railway worker. Another Staines family Frederick aged 24, Eliza aged 20 and William 2 were on the same ship.

John Adam Staines

M, b. 16 December 1938, d. 27 March 2007
  • John Adam Staines was born on 16 December 1938 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Samuel Milroy Staines and Elsie Ena Adam.
  • John Adam Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1972 and 1980 living at Jambaroo, Taroom. He was a farmer living on the same property as his parents.
  • John Adam Staines died on 27 March 2007 in Queensland at age 68.

John Carroll Staines

M, b. 8 May 1848, d. 24 October 1920
  • John Carroll Staines was born on 8 May 1848 in New South Wales.
  • He was the son of Thomas Staines and Christiana Catharine Krieg.
  • On 27 September 1852,John Carroll Staines's father, Thomas Staines died in Three Rivers, New South Wales, at age 41. Thomas had gone across the Bell River on business, a storm occurred and the river flooded. Thomas drowned trying to cross it. His daughter was born the same afternoon.
  • On 13 December 1859,John Carroll Staines's mother, Christiana Catharine Krieg died in New South Wales. The local paper reported- "Death. At her residence, the Hibernian Hotel, Stewart-street, Mrs. Catherine Smith, known as Mrs. Staines, in the 41st year of her age, leaving five young children to deplore their loss. Her funeral will take place this day at 3 o'clock."
  • At the age of 34 years, John Carroll Staines married Alice Dawes, daughter of James Dawes and Elizabeth Lewis, in 1883 in Cowra, New South Wales.
  • John Carroll Staines died on 24 October 1920 in New South Wales at age 72.
  • On 29 October 1920 John Carroll Staines's obituary appeared in Carowinda Star and Eugowa News. It read:- "An old and much respected resident of Canowindra passed away on Sunday last in the person of Mr. J. Staines, who was a remarkably active man for his advanced years, was taken suddenly ill with paralysis on Sunday morning, and although everything possible was done to relieve him, the end came quickly. The deceased gentleman was born in Bathurst and came to this district when quite a youthful man. He leaves a widow and eleven children (six daughters and five sons), three of the latter serving with the A.I.F. The daughters are Mesdames J. Small, Walters, M. Cahill, and Misses Katie, Nellie and Annie Staines: and the sons Messrs. Tom, Jack, Charlie, Cecil and Jim. The interment took place in the Church of England portion of the local cemetery on Monday, Rev. R. Douglas reading the service."
  • He was buried in Canowindra Cemetery.
    Grave of John Carroll Staines & Alice Dawes, Canowindra Cemetery

Children of John Carroll Staines and Alice Dawes

John Carroll Staines

M, b. 1890, d. 26 December 1890
  • John Carroll Staines was born in 1890 in New South Wales.
  • He was the son of John Carroll Staines and Alice Dawes.
  • John Carroll Staines died on 26 December 1890 in New South Wales.

Joseph Staines

M, b. 14 July 1851, d. 7 November 1921

Gravestone of Joseph and Sarah Jane Staines, Memerambi Cemetery.
  • Joseph Staines was born on 14 July 1851 in New South Wales, Australia.
  • He was the son of Samuel Staines and Eliza Sydie.
  • On 3 August 1851 Joseph Staines lived in New South Wales, Australia.
  • He was baptized on 3 August 1851 in New South Wales, Australia. His parents were living at Brougham Place at the time and his father Samuel was a blacksmith. The ceremony was performed by Chas F D Priddle.
  • On 5 October 1853,Joseph Staines's father, Samuel Staines died in Parish of Camperdown, Sydney, at age 34. The cause of Samuel's death was a bit of a mystery. Betty Staines notes make reference to "Great grandma lived with the Judge who was very nice to her when workmen met with accident". Even though Betty lists the reason for Eliza's death, she only hinted at Samuel being involved in some sort of accident. Samuel's tombstone shows his death date as 7 October, his Death Certificate shows 5 October. The cause of death is not given on the certificate

    The following notice appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald on 5th October 1853 "FUNERAL.—The friends of the late Mr. Samuel Staines, Farrier, are respectfully invited to attend his funeral, to move from his late residence, Flood's Buildings, Elizabeth-street, tomorrow (Friday) morning, at a quarter to 8 o'clock. JAMES CURTIS. Hunter-street, October 6. N.B.—No circulars will be issued."
  • On 26 April 1855 a list of subscribers to the PATRIOTIC FUND was printed in "The Sydney Morning Herald". Amongst them were members of the Congregational Sabath School in Pitt Street, Sydney. Fanny Staines donated 5 shillings and six pence, William Staines 4 shillings and 9 pence, Joseph Staines 4 shillings and three pence and Samuel Staines 4 shilling and 6 pence.
  • On 18 January 1856,Joseph Staines's mother, Eliza Sydie died in Parish of Camperdown, Sydney, at age 45. Family hearsay has it that Eliza accidentally swallowed a pin, and knew she was going to die. She arranged for the children to be looked after by friends and acquaintances. The following notice appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald on Saturday 19 January 1856.
    " FUNERAL.-The Friends of the deceased, Mrs. ELIZA STAINES, are invited to attend her funeral; to move from her late residence, Elizabeth street, THIS (Saturday.)"
  • Samuel Staines was taken into the care of Elizabeth Jenkins . Before Samuel's mother died she made arrangements for her children to be looked after. Notes made by Betty Staines read:- "Jenkins's to have Sam and he begged for Joe to go with him. They lived near Manly and taught him (assume him is Joe who was only 6 when mother died, Sam at 9 or 10 would be able to read and write to some extent) to read but hadn't taught him to write. When Census taken of those able to read and write then they helped him to learn to write but not well - hard life but good to them - oldest Miss J eccentric, didn't like anyone in love, whole of Jenkins estate left in her name - brother University man, hard old bachelor, family entertained Sydney society, niece Miss Martha , Miss Elizabeth got strange and crazed about end of world and prophecies at Dee Why. Big law suit about Jenkins's property. Will disputed , 2 sisters living at Balmain"
    It seems that Samuel was well looked after by the Jenkins sisters and well educated because he became an engineer.
  • In 1870 Joseph Staines was a member of the Volunteer Rifles. According to notes by Betty Staines Joe was apprenticed as a plumber. He wasn't any good at it so he went home again. At 19 he joined the Volunteer Rifles. Apparently he was very small for his age, but with regular meals and exercises he began to grow. The pay was poor but he started to save money to buy himself out, a sum of twenty pounds. However, when the rifles were disbanded each man received twenty pounds. By then he had met Sarah Jane Crawford and she had saved money too and instead of Joe going to the Sandwich Islands to be with his brother Sam he and Sarah were married.
    There is a Joseph Staines listed in the Greville's Post Office Directory 1872. He is a servant at Long Reef, Pitt Water Rd, Barranjoey (27 miles north of Sydney) for the Jenkin family Charles, a mariner, John, Phillip and Elizabeth.
  • On 30 September 1873 Joseph Staines lived in New South Wales, Australia.
  • At the age of 22 years, 2 months and 16 days, Joseph Staines married Sarah Jane Crawford, daughter of William Crawford and Margaret Maxwell, on 30 September 1873 in New South Wales. . Joseph and Sarah Jane were married at St Peter's Church of England by the Rev G H Morten (Canon). William Crawford (Sarah's brother) and M A Elliott (old friend from N Ireland) were witnesses.
  • Joseph Staines and Sarah Jane Crawford moved to Duck Creek in 1873.Joseph grew sugar cane and went into partnership with his brother Samuel in the Rous Sugar Mill.
  • On 15 February 1877 Joseph made a conditional purchase of 50 acres of land at Rous county and another 100 acres was selected on 20 June 1877.
  • On 25 June 1883,Joseph Staines's son, Robert Staines was born in New South Wales. His father's occupation was given as sugar planter. A Mr Galloway was a witness to his birth.
  • In 1885 Joseph Staines was a Cane Farmer at Teven and co-owner of the Rous Sugar Mill, Lismore.
  • On 14 February 1885 Mr Staines departed Ballina on the Ship Tomki.
  • On 26 February 1885 Mr Staines arrived at Lismore from Sydney on the Tomki.
  • On 9 September 1885 A Mr Staines departed from Ballina on the ship Tomki.
  • In December 1886 The Northern Star reported Joseph was appointed as Trustee of the Wesleyan Cemetery - Tintenbar.
  • In August 1887 The Northern Star reported J Staines and others had received Deed to land at Tintenbar.
  • In August 1887 The Northern Star reported Joseph as being appointed as Trustee of Wesleyan section cemetery - Ballina.
  • On 2 September 1887 Mr & Mrs Staines departed from Ballina on the ship Tomki.
  • According to Sarah's obituary, Joseph Staines and Sarah Jane Crawford moved to Queensland around 1912. They appear to have settled at "Bonnie Brae" with their son William and his family. Their daughter Sarah Elizabeth moved with them.
  • Joseph Staines and Sarah Jane Crawford appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1912 and 1914 living at Crawford, Queensland. He is shown as a farmer.
  • Joseph Staines and Sarah Jane Crawford appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1915 and 1919 living at Crawford, Queensland. Joseph is shown as a farmer and Sarah Jane carried out home duties.
  • Around 1917 Joseph Staines and Sarah Jane Crawford moved to the Baralaba district in order to help their son Robert establish a grazing property there. The work and climate didn't agree with Joseph, so they returned to Crawford.
  • Joseph Staines died on 7 November 1921 in Memerambi, Queensland, at age 70. Joseph's cause of death was Carcinoma Pancreatitis, Toxaemia & asthenia. After Joseph's death Sarah moved to Kingaroy.
  • He was buried on 8 November 1921 in Queensland, Australia. Grave No 252 - Buried with his wife Sarah Jane who outlived him by 18 years.
    The Inscription on the headstone reads - In Loving Memory of Joseph STAINES born Sydney 3 July 1851 died Crawford 7 November 1921. "Father in thy Gracious Keeping, Leave we none thy Servant sleeping"
    Also
    Sarah Jane STAINES born 8 August 1843 died 17 September 1939 " God in Love"

    and on the left hand side of the headstone
    Also loving daughter Sarah Elizabeth beloved wife of Donald Charles WOODS died 20 March 1952 aged 71 years.

Children of Joseph Staines and Sarah Jane Crawford

Kathleen Maither Staines

F, b. 7 December 1914, d. August 2004
  • Kathleen Maither Staines was born on 7 December 1914 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Robert Staines and Daisy Emelie Gibb.
  • At the age of 22 years, Kathleen Maither Staines married Charles Trethowan Fifoot on 7 December 1936 in Northbridge, New South Wales. Charles is noted as a bachelor, a bank officer of Miles Queensland, Kathleen a spinster of Northbridge, home duties. The ceremony was officiated by C H Tomlinson. Jean Staines and J B Parker were witnesses.
  • Kathleen Maither Staines and Charles Trethowan Fifoot appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1937 living at 76 Carlyle Street, Mackay. He was a bank officer and she carried out home duties. Charles was also on the roll with the address Hotel Australia, Miles.
  • Kathleen Maither Staines and Charles Trethowan Fifoot appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1943 and 1949 living at Queensland. Charles was a bank officer and Kathleen carried out home duties. In 1943 they were also on the roll at Burrell Street, Clayfield.
  • Kathleen Maither Staines and Charles Trethowan Fifoot appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Holland Park.
  • Kathleen Maither Staines and Charles Trethowan Fifoot appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1958 and 1963 living at Kennedy Street, Bowen. Charles was a bank officer and Kathleen carried out home duties. Their son was living with them in 1963. He was a medical student.
  • Kathleen Maither Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1972 living at Holland Park. She carried out home duties.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1977 and 1980 living at Coorparoo.
  • Kathleen Maither Staines died in August 2004 at age 89.
  • She was buried on 20 August 2004. The funeral service was conducted at St Stephens Anglican Church, Coorparoo.

Leslie Staines

M, b. 1889, d. 1951
  • Leslie Staines was born in 1889 in New South Wales.
  • He was the son of Thomas Staines and Ellen Gywnne Aubrey.
  • Leslie Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Queensland.
  • He enlisted in the Military on 27 May 1915 in Queensland. His record stated he was born near Forbes, NSW. He was a 24 year old farmer, and his next of kin was given as Ellen Staines of Kingaroy. He had previously been in the army, discharged as medically unfit. He was a private in the 5th 2nd Light Horse in Egypt, but spent much time in hospital with malaria contracted in Palestine and pleurisy and pneumonia. His sister Gladys wrote to the Military from Tenterfield in September 1916 asking after him. He was discharged on 1 November 1919 as medically unfit. On 13 March 1935 the military received an undated letter from Mrs M R Madden of Emu Vale, Killarney requesting information on the whereabouts of Leslie Staines. It was referred to the Department of Repatriation.
  • At the age of 31 years, Leslie Staines married Vera Shead in 1920 in Queensland.
  • Leslie Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Queensland.
  • Leslie Staines died in 1951 in Queensland.

Linda Frances Elizabeth Staines

F, b. 1880, d. 6 July 1951
  • Linda Frances Elizabeth Staines was born in 1880 in Richmond, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of William Thomas Staines and Rose Hannah Madgwick (Magick).
  • Linda Frances Elizabeth Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1906 and 1909 living at New South Wales. She was shown as a housekeeper living with her sisters Ida and Eva and her father William.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1913 and 1916 living at Aberdeen. Her occupation is shown as home duties. She was living with her sisters Ida and Eva and her father William.
  • She was mentioned in the Obituary of William Thomas Staines on 15 June 1918when the Singleton Argus reported:- "DEATH OF MR W. STAINES. The late Mr William Staines, who died at Aberdeen on Wednesday last and was buried at Whittingham cemetery on Thursday, was at one time a familiar figure in the stock trade in Singleton. Although of a somewhat reserved and retiring disposition, his sterling qualities won for him many friends, who deeply regret his death. The late Mr Staines was 69 years of age, and a native of Sydney, and was for many years resident at "Milbrodale," Bulga, where he was associated in stock business with the late Mr B. Richards. He left Bulga about nine years for Aberdeen, where he managed the "Blairmore" Estate for Mr Hall. Owing to ill-health he retired some 18 months ago. His wife pre-deceased him 15 years ago, and he leaves one son (Oscar), now managing an estate in Queensland, and four daughters, two of whom are married —Mrs J. A. Cotton, of Aberdeen, and Mrs E. B. Jackson, of Scone. The remains arrived here from Aberdeen by the mid-day train on Thursday, and the Rev. R. E. Wood house conducted the burial service" (an unknown value.)
  • Linda Frances Elizabeth Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1921 and 1922 living at Aberdeen. Her Occupation is shown as home duties.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Robertson Electoral District.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1935 living at Hill Street, Aberdeen. She carried out home duties.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1936 and 1943 living at Mayfield. She carried out home duties and lived with her sister Eva and her family.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Waratah. She carried out home duties.
  • Linda Frances Elizabeth Staines died on 6 July 1951 in New South Wales. Aged 72 years. She never married.
  • She was buried in Aberdeen Cemetery. CofE Cemetery Row 7, Plot 14.1.
    Headstone on Linda Frances Elizabeth Staines & Ida Hannah Eliza Staines grave in Aberdeen Cemetery.

Lionel Staines

M, b. 31 October 1910, d. 1 November 1910

Lizzie Staines

F, b. 1861
  • Lizzie Staines was born in 1861 in New Bilton.
  • She was the daughter of John Staines and Ann Morson.
  • Lizzie Staines was baptized on 28 April 1867 in Warwickshire. She was baptised at the same time as her sister Alice. Her father John was a smith at the time.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Lizzie Staines was living in the household of John Staines and Ann Morson in Warwickshire. John was the the 44 year old head of the household born North Kilworth, living with his wife Ann, 45 born Stretton-on-Fosse; and children Frederick 15 born Birmingham; Lizzie 10, born New Bilton; Alice 4 born Rugby. Also present in the house were four lodgers.

M Staines

M, b. 1913

Norman George Staines

M, b. 19 January 1923
  • Norman George Staines was born on 19 January 1923 in New South Wales.
  • He was the son of Samuel Joseph Staines and Gertrude Florence (Amy) Johnston.
  • Norman George Staines joined the Australian Air Force, Service Number 425554, on 28 March 1942 in Queensland He gave his next of kin as his mother Gertrude Staines. He was discharged on 4 January 1946 from the 2nd Air Observation School in Mt Gambia with the rank of Warrant Officer.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Jambaroo, Taroom. He was shown as a farmer and lived on the same property as his brother Samuel.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Guluguba. George was a grazier.

Oscar Rywong Staines

M, b. 25 October 1892, d. 1964
  • Oscar Rywong Staines was born on 25 October 1892 in Rywong, New South Wales. Oscars birth is registered in 1891 in Tamworth registration district, but he gave his date of birth as 25 Oct 1892 on his enlistment papers. His place of birth was listed as Rywong and also Bathurst. His age at the time of enlistment on 8 May 1918 was 25 years and 8 months.
  • He was the son of Thomas Staines and Ellen Gywnne Aubrey.
  • Oscar Rywong Staines enlisted in the Military on 18 October 1915 in Queensland. He was 23 years and 11 months old, born near Bathurst NSW. His next of kin was listed as Mrs J Staines, of Inverlaur, Kingaroy. His occupation was given as a carpenter. He was discharged for medical reasons on 18 February 1915.
  • He enlisted in the Military, for the second time on 18 May 1918 in Queensland.He was a 25 year old fireman, born Rywong NSW. His next of kin was noted as Thomas Staines of Glen Innes. His permanent address was given as Goomeri (crossed out) Kingaroy, Queensland. He sailed for Malta on 16 October 1918 and was admitted to hospital on 17 November 1918. He was discharged as medically unfit on 19 August 1919. His service numbers were - 64384 12572.
  • At the age of 27 years, Oscar Rywong Staines married Annie Emily Hollman in 1920 in Queensland.
  • Oscar Rywong Staines and Annie Emily Hollman appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1936 living at Queensland.
  • Oscar Rywong Staines died in 1964 in Queensland.

Oscar William Samuel Staines

M, b. 1883, d. 1951
  • Oscar William Samuel Staines was born in 1883 in Richmond, New South Wales, Australia.
  • He was the son of William Thomas Staines and Rose Hannah Madgwick (Magick).
  • Oscar William Samuel Staines did not appear on any Electoral Rolls between 1908 and 1949. However, there is an Oswald William Staines who appeared on the following rolls:- Kennedy, Queensland - 1908; Maranoa, Queensland - 1919; Darling, New South Wales - 1930; Gwydir, New South Wales 1943-1949. Oscar may have been known as Oswald.
  • He was mentioned in the Obituary of William Thomas Staines on 15 June 1918when the Singleton Argus reported:- "DEATH OF MR W. STAINES. The late Mr William Staines, who died at Aberdeen on Wednesday last and was buried at Whittingham cemetery on Thursday, was at one time a familiar figure in the stock trade in Singleton. Although of a somewhat reserved and retiring disposition, his sterling qualities won for him many friends, who deeply regret his death. The late Mr Staines was 69 years of age, and a native of Sydney, and was for many years resident at "Milbrodale," Bulga, where he was associated in stock business with the late Mr B. Richards. He left Bulga about nine years for Aberdeen, where he managed the "Blairmore" Estate for Mr Hall. Owing to ill-health he retired some 18 months ago. His wife pre-deceased him 15 years ago, and he leaves one son (Oscar), now managing an estate in Queensland, and four daughters, two of whom are married —Mrs J. A. Cotton, of Aberdeen, and Mrs E. B. Jackson, of Scone. The remains arrived here from Aberdeen by the mid-day train on Thursday, and the Rev. R. E. Wood house conducted the burial service" (an unknown value.)
  • Oscar William Samuel Staines was mentioned in a newspaper article in the The Muswellbrook Chronicle regarding the death of Ida Hannah Eliza Staines on 13 June 1924 "The death occurred at Aberdeen on Tuesday, 3rd June, of Miss Ida H. Staines, aged 42 years. Miss Staines was the daughter of the late William Staines, for many years manager of Blairmore, Aberdeen, and sister of Mrs. J. A. Cotton. Aberdeen. The deceased had been in ill-health for a considerable time and death was not unexpected; nevertheless the end came as a shock to the sorrowing relatives. The funeral took place in the Church of England Cemetery, Aberdeen, on Wednesday afternoon, 4th June, a large number of friends paying their last respect at the graveside. The principal mourners were Mr. Oscar Stains (Queensland) and Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Cotton (Aberdeen). The Rev. M. C. Brown con ducted the funeral service and a number of beautiful wreaths w[ere laid upon the grave."
  • Oscar William Samuel Staines died in 1951 in Manly.

Pearley D M Staines

F, b. circa 1925, d. 1932
  • Pearley D M Staines was born circa 1925 in New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of John Staines and Nellie Flanagan.
  • Pearley D M Staines died in 1932 in New South Wales.

Rachel Staines

F, b. 1858

Rebecca Mary Staines

F, b. 1860
  • Rebecca Mary Staines was born in 1860 in Warwickshire.
  • She was the daughter of Timothy Staines and Elizabeth Lewis.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Rebecca Mary Staines was living in the household of Timothy Staines and Elizabeth Lewis in Monks Kirby, Leicestershire. Timothy is shown as a 36 year old born North Kilworth. He was a blacksmith master, with two men and one apprentice, living with his wife Elizabeth 37, born in Husbands Bosworth. Their children Elizabeth A, 13 born Withybrook, Warwickshire; Annie M 5, also born Withybrook, Warwickshire; and Rebecca M, aged 4, born Stretton under Floss were also in the premises. An apprentice, 14 year old Ezeakel Jackson, born Shilton, Warwickshire and an 18 year old blacksmith Thomas Smith born Thurmaston Leicestershire were lodging with them.
  • Rebecca Mary Staines appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Kent. Rebecca is shown as a 21 year old servant under house maid, born Stretton, Warwick. She is shown as REBECCA J STAINS. The head of the school was 48 year old Margaret J Higgians born Hampshire.
  • Her marriage, at 24 years, to Albert John Carter was registered in the September 1884 Quarter in the Lewisham, London Registration District.

Reginald Staines

M, b. 1897, d. 1971
  • Reginald Staines was born in 1897 in New South Wales.
  • He was the son of Thomas Staines and Ellen Gywnne Aubrey.
  • At the age of 22 years, Reginald Staines married Maud Bambling in 1919 in Queensland.
  • Reginald Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1919 and 1936 living at Queensland.
  • Reginald Staines died in 1971 in Queensland.

Rivers Staines

F, b. 27 September 1852, d. 8 September 1918
  • Rivers Staines was born on 27 September 1852 in Three Rivers, New South Wales.
  • On 27 September 1852,Rivers Staines's father, Thomas Staines died in Three Rivers, New South Wales, at age 41. Thomas had gone across the Bell River on business, a storm occurred and the river flooded. Thomas drowned trying to cross it. His daughter was born the same afternoon.
  • Rivers Staines was the daughter of Thomas Staines and Christiana Catharine Krieg.
  • On 13 December 1859,Rivers Staines's mother, Christiana Catharine Krieg died in New South Wales. The local paper reported- "Death. At her residence, the Hibernian Hotel, Stewart-street, Mrs. Catherine Smith, known as Mrs. Staines, in the 41st year of her age, leaving five young children to deplore their loss. Her funeral will take place this day at 3 o'clock."
  • At the age of 27 years, 3 months and 9 days, Rivers Staines married William Paterson on 5 January 1880 in New South Wales.
  • Rivers Staines died on 8 September 1918 in Parramatta, New South Wales, at age 65.

Children of Rivers Staines and William Paterson

Robert Staines

M, b. 25 June 1883, d. 8 January 1937
  • Robert Staines was born on 25 June 1883 in New South Wales. His father's occupation was given as sugar planter. A Mr Galloway was a witness to his birth.
  • He was the son of Joseph Staines and Sarah Jane Crawford.
  • Robert Staines attended school in Alstonville Public School in 1888.
  • He attended school in Newington College, Sydney, He was a clergyman.
  • At the age of 27 years, 10 months and 29 days, Robert Staines married Daisy Emelie Gibb, daughter of William Thomas Gibb and Isabella Bowman, on 24 May 1911 in Stanmore, New South Wales. The marriage took place at the residence of Daisy's father W T Gibb. At the time Robert, born at Teven, was an auctioneer living at Kingaroy and Daisy a bookkeeper, born Newcastle in Stanmore. Both were aged 27 years. Witnesses to the wedding were H Austin Gibb and Lily I Gibb.
  • Robert Staines and Daisy Emelie Gibb appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1912 living at Crawford, Queensland. He is shown as an auctioneer.
  • Robert Staines and Daisy Emelie Gibb appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Kingaroy. Robert was an auctioneer and Daisy carried out home duties.
  • Robert Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1915 and 1917 living at Queensland. According to his obituary he moved from Kingaroy to Baralaba in 1916 where he took up grazing and cotton growing. Family hearsay has it that his parents Joseph and Sarah Jane Staines went with him to Baralaba but returned to Kingaroy after a short time because of Joseph's health.
  • He and Daisy Emelie Gibb appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1919 living at Queensland. Robert was a grazier and Daisy carried out home duties. The address was Kalewa (a railway siding), Dawson Valley Line.
  • Robert Staines and Daisy Emelie Gibb appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Queensland. Robert was a grazier and Daisy carried out home duties. The address was Kalewa (a railway siding), Dawson Valley Line.
  • Robert Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Queensland. Robert was a grazier. Daisy was living in Sydney at the time. Their children were most likely attending school there.
  • He and Daisy Emelie Gibb appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Paterson Street, Emu Park. Robert was a grazier. Their son Robert, an engineer most likely lived with them.
  • Robert Staines died on 8 January 1937 in New South Wales at age 53. At the time of his death he lived at 90 Baringa Road, Northbridge and was a Commercial Traveller. He was killed when his car went over a range near Goulburn.
  • The Morning Bulletin of Rockhampton reported on Saturday January 9, 1937
    "Mr R J Staines killed in Motor Accident near Goulburn. Mr Robert Staines, who is well known in Central Queensland, was fatally injured in a motor car accident which occurred near Goulburn, New South Wales, on Thursday.
    Information regarding the fatality was received in Rockhampton yesterday from Mr Staines' brother. This was to the effect that the car in which Mr Staines was travelling near Goulburn fell over a 400 ft cliff. Mr Staines was not killed outright but died before he was admitted to hospital. Mrs Staines who resides in Sydney, was rushed to the hospital, but her husband had passed away before her arrival.
    The late Mr Staines was a native of Teven, Richmond River District, New South Wales. He was educated at the Alstonville Public School and Newington College, Sydney. His father was one of the early pioneers of the Richmond River, and over 60 years ago, in conjunction with his brother, who had sugar-growing and milling interests in the Sandwich Islands, built the Rous sugar mill, then one of the most up to date mills in New South Wales.
    When dairying became a popular and profitable industry on the Richmond River, the late Mr Staines took a keen interest in dairy stock. In 1910 he sold most of his interests in New South Wales and went to the Kingaroy in Queensland, where he secured grazing and farming properties, as well as joining his brother in a stock and station agent's and general auctioneering business. In 1916 the late Mr Staines came to Central Queensland, and interested himself in grazing and cotton growing in the Baralaba District.
    As well as being prominent in all local affairs for the benefit of his district, Mr Staines was for several years chairman and deputy chairman of the Banana Shire Council. For many years he took a keen interest in politics and was one of the first branch secretaries of the Country Party.
    He assisted in the New South Wales State elections in 1928 and successfully organised the campaign of the Country Party candidate in the Young Electorate. At the state elections in Queensland he contested the Mt Morgan seat as a CPN Party Candidate, and at the two following Federal elections contested the Capricornian seat.
    Whilst a member of the Banana Shire Council , Mr Staines became associated with the work of the Rockhampton Harbour Board, on which he held a seat for some years.
    The late Mr Staines is survived by his wife and son. His mother is still alive and resides in the Kingaroy District. A brother resides at Maroochydore.
    The late Mr Staines son is Mr R M Staines of Maryborough. His surviving brother is Mr W J Staines Maroochydore."

Children of Robert Staines and Daisy Emelie Gibb

Robert Maither Staines

M, b. 23 February 1912, d. 15 April 1984
  • Robert Maither Staines was born on 23 February 1912 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Robert Staines and Daisy Emelie Gibb.
  • Robert Maither Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Emu Park. Robert was an engineer. He may have lived with his parents.
  • At the age of 28 years, Robert Maither Staines married Betty Marie Bulfin, daughter of Albert Edwin Bulfin and Dagmar Louise Bech, in 1941 in Manly, New South Wales.
  • Robert Maither Staines and Betty Marie Bulfin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Manly, New South Wales. Robert was an engineer and Betty Marie carried out home duties. Robert's mother Daisy lived with them.
  • Robert Maither Staines and Betty Marie Bulfin appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1949 and 1958 living at Manly. Robert was an engineer and Betty carried out home duties.
  • Robert Maither Staines was the informant of the death of Daisy Emelie Gibb on 8 November 1962 in Northbridge, New South Wales. Her cause of death was coronary occlusion, and myocardial degeneration from which she had been suffering for 16 years. Her parents were William Thomas Gibb, an accountant and Isabella Bowman. She had been a widow for 29 years. Robert M Staines, son, certified the details and at the time was living at 1/2 Fairlight Crescent, Fairlight.
  • Robert Maither Staines and Betty Marie Bulfin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1980 living at Willoughby. Robert is shown as a promoter and Betty as a saleswoman.
  • Robert Maither Staines died on 15 April 1984 at age 72.