Heinrich Gustav (Harry) Briese

M, b. 31 May 1892, d. 9 November 1972
  • Heinrich Gustav (Harry) Briese was born on 31 May 1892 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of August Ferdinand Briese and Anna (Maria) Magdaline Stark.
  • Heinrich Gustav (Harry) Briese a Briese family photo was taken at their Douglas home on the occasion of the wedding of their eldest daughter Auguste to Joseph Edser.
  • At the age of 28 years, Heinrich Gustav (Harry) Briese married Annie Elizabeth Hirning, daughter of Gottlieb Hirning and Julia Wilhelmina Patawa, in 1921 in Queensland.
  • Heinrich Gustav (Harry) Briese and Annie Elizabeth Hirning appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Groomsville. Henry was a farmer. Annie gave her address as Crow's Nest.
  • Heinrich Gustav (Harry) Briese died on 9 November 1972 in Queensland at age 80.
  • He was buried on 11 November 1972 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Child of Heinrich Gustav (Harry) Briese and Annie Elizabeth Hirning

Herman Ernest Briese

M, b. 26 May 1901, d. 15 April 1966
  • Herman Ernest Briese was born on 26 May 1901 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of August Ferdinand Briese and Anna (Maria) Magdaline Stark.
  • Herman Ernest Briese a Briese family photo was taken at their Douglas home on the occasion of the wedding of their eldest daughter Auguste to Joseph Edser.
  • At the age of 24 years, Herman Ernest Briese married Isabella Bretz, daughter of John Bretz and Sarah Ann Boyce, in 1926 in Queensland.
  • Herman Ernest Briese and Isabella Bretz appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Plainby. Herman was a labourer.
  • Herman Ernest Briese died on 15 April 1966 in Queensland at age 64.
  • He was buried on 16 April 1966 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Johann Carl Briese

M, b. 7 January 1894, d. 1973
  • Johann Carl Briese was born on 7 January 1894 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of August Ferdinand Briese and Anna (Maria) Magdaline Stark.
  • Johann Carl Briese a Briese family photo was taken at their Douglas home on the occasion of the wedding of their eldest daughter Auguste to Joseph Edser.
  • At the age of 20 years, Johann Carl Briese married Hilda Augusta Tewes, daughter of Elizabeth Augusta Tewes, in 1915 in Queensland.
  • On 21 October 1918,Johann Carl Briese's son, Percy Briese was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery.
  • Johann Carl Briesepossibly died in 1973 in Queensland.

Child of Johann Carl Briese and Hilda Augusta Tewes

Maria Theresa Francisca Briese

F, b. 12 September 1849, d. 26 July 1945
  • Maria Theresa Francisca Briese was born on 12 September 1849. She was the daughter of Ernest Briese and Johannah Zieldorft.
  • Maria Theresa Francisca Briese married Heinrich Anton Steinmuller circa 1870.
  • Maria Theresa Francisca Briese and Heinrich Anton Steinmuller immigrated to Queensland on 25 June 1884. Henrich, 39 and Marie 35 travelled on the Duke of Westminister with their three children Wilhelmine 11, Henrich 3 and Martha an infant.
  • On 17 June 1933,her husband, Heinrich Anton Steinmuller died in Queensland at age 88.
  • Maria Theresa Francisca Briese died on 26 July 1945 in Queensland at age 95.
  • She was buried on 27 July 1945 in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Children of Maria Theresa Francisca Briese and Heinrich Anton Steinmuller

Martha Emilie Briese

F, b. 1900, d. 1 July 1974

Paul Ernst Edward Briese

M, b. 1894, d. 1975

Percy Briese

M, b. circa 1916, d. October 1918
  • Percy Briese was born circa 1916.
  • He was the son of Johann Carl Briese and Hilda Augusta Tewes.
  • Percy Briese died in October 1918.
  • He was buried on 21 October 1918 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Ruby Briese

F, b. 1911

Walter Johann Briese

M, b. 5 November 1902, d. 1964

Wilhelmina Maria Olga (Minnie) Briese

F, b. 14 September 1890, d. 10 February 1917

Wilhelmina Maria Olga (Minnie nee Briese) Schmaling 1890-1917. Photo thanks to Dawn Lever
  • Wilhelmina Maria Olga (Minnie) Briese was born on 14 September 1890 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of August Ferdinand Briese and Anna (Maria) Magdaline Stark.
  • Wilhelmina Maria Olga (Minnie) Briese a Briese family photo was taken at their Douglas home on the occasion of the wedding of their eldest daughter Auguste to Joseph Edser.
  • At the age of 18 years, Wilhelmina Maria Olga (Minnie) Briese married Wilhelm Frederick Schmaling, son of Christian Frederick Schmaling and Johanna Klemm, in 1909.
  • On 29 July 1910,Wilhelmina Maria Olga (Minnie) Briese's son, William (Frederick) Schmaling was buried in Douglas Cemetery. SEC1-009-0007.
  • Wilhelmina Maria Olga (Minnie) Briese died on 10 February 1917 in Queensland at age 26.
  • She was buried on 12 February 1917 in Douglas Cemetery.

Children of Wilhelmina Maria Olga (Minnie) Briese and Wilhelm Frederick Schmaling

Wilhelmine Augusta Emilie (Minna) Briese

F, b. 1892, d. 1923

William Edward Briese

M, b. 1899, d. 15 June 1977
  • William Edward Briese was born in 1899 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of August Ferdinand Briese and Anna (Maria) Magdaline Stark.
  • William Edward Briese a Briese family photo was taken at their Douglas home on the occasion of the wedding of their eldest daughter Auguste to Joseph Edser.
  • At the age of 24 years, William Edward Briese married Annie Rose, daughter of Herman Rose and Annie Oliver, in 1923 in Queensland.
  • William Edward Briese and Annie Rose appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1943 living at Crow's Nest. William was an engine driver.
  • William Edward Briese died on 15 June 1977 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 20 June 1977 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Franz Joachim Heinrich Briesemann

M, b. 13 March 1899, d. 1973
  • Franz Joachim Heinrich Briesemann was born on 13 March 1899 in New Zealand. He was the son of Rose Judith Jane and Heinrich Wilhelm Carl BRIESEMANN.
  • At the age of 24 years, Franz Joachim Heinrich Briesemann married Ivy Witt, daughter of Robert Henry Witt and Cecilia Higgins Eyles, in 1924 in New Zealand.
  • Franz Joachim Heinrich Briesemann died in 1973 in New Zealand.

Edith May Brigden

F, b. 1888, d. 18 December 1972
  • Edith May Brigden was born in 1888 in New South Wales. She was the daughter of George BRIGDEN and Mary Ann.
  • At the age of 24 years, Edith May Brigden married Daniel Bird, son of William John Bird and Priscilla McMunn, in 1912 in New South Wales.
  • Edith May Brigden died on 18 December 1972 in New South Wales.
  • She was buried in Geurie Cemetery.

Charles Bright

M, b. 1831
  • Charles Bright was born in 1831 in Essex.
  • He was the son of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood.
  • Charles Bright married Louisa Unknown circa 1855.
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  • Charles Bright appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Essex. Charles is shown as a 50 year old farmer of 50 acres, born Hockly, Essex, living with his wife Louisa 50, born Chelmsford and a 17 year old servant Eliza Spooner, born Burnham, Essex.

Edward Bright

M, b. circa 1800, d. 1856
  • Edward Bright was born circa 1800 in Rochford.
  • From the Piggotts Trade Directory:HOCKLEY is a pleasant village, situated between Rayleigh and Rochford; distant from the former two miles, and from the latter four. The parish is extensive, containing about 5,000 acres; the soil is in general heavy, but considered good. The church, which is about half a mile from the village, is seated upon an eminence; it is a plain building, with a tower and small spire; Wadham college has the gift of the living
    (1823 Trade Directory.)
  • Edward Bright married Mary Lockwood, daughter of Bernard Brand Lockwood and Rachel Harrington, on 10 February 1825 in Essex.
  • Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 in Hockley. Edward is shown as a 40 year old farmer, living with his wife Mary also 40, daughter Mary 15, daughter Sarah 6, son Henry 4, and daughter Ann 1(Emily Ann). An 8 year old boy John Lockwood was also living with them, as well as 3 farm hands. (Aaron Lockwood aged 20 is also a bailiff but he was living at Trumpington Farm , Great Tey not with the Brights.)
  • In 1848 he was a cattle dealer, Bartons and a farmer in Essex.
  • Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Great Tey. Edward Is shown as a 51 year old farm bailiff born Rochford, living with his wife Mary born Marks Tey aged 49, and daughter Emily aged 10 , a scholar born Hockley.
  • There is a death of a Mary Lockwood recorded in the Essex in 1853, however, this may not be the correct date of death for this Mary Lockwood.
  • There is a death of a Edward Bright recorded in the Lexden, Essex in 1856, however, this may not be the correct date of death for thisEdward Bright.
  • In 1866 From The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales...., by John Marius Wilson. circa 1866
    HOCKLEY, a village and a parish in Rochford district, Essex. The village stands on a hill, 1½ mile S of the river Crouch, 4 NW of Rochford, and 6 N of Benfleet r. station; and has a post-office under Chelmsford. The parish comprises 4,614 acres. Real property, £6,108; of which £65 are in fisheries. Pop., 798. Houses, 170. The property is much subdivided. High grounds here command some fine views. Wharves, and remains of an ancient bridge, are on the Crouch at Hull-Bridges; and the river there is fordable at low water. A pump-room with baths, and a hotel, were erected at a recently discovered medicinal spring; but they proved unsuccessful, and the pump-room is used as a Baptist chapel. There is a large barrow. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £165. Patron, Wadham College, Oxford. The church is Norman; has a massive octagonal tower; was founded by Canute, in memory of his victory over Edmund Ironside at Ashingdon; and has been restored. Charities £13.

Children of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood

Emily Ann Bright

F, b. 12 June 1840, d. 14 February 1921

Emily Jefferis (nee Bright) on the steps of her house in Bundaberg. Taken about 1920.
  • Emily Ann Bright was born on 12 June 1840 in Hockley, England. Note: Registration District of Rochford.
  • She was the daughter of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Emily Ann Bright was living in the household of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood in Hockley. Edward is shown as a 40 year old farmer, living with his wife Mary also 40, daughter Mary 15, daughter Sarah 6, son Henry 4, and daughter Ann 1(Emily Ann). An 8 year old boy John Lockwood was also living with them, as well as 3 farm hands. (Aaron Lockwood aged 20 is also a bailiff but he was living at Trumpington Farm , Great Tey not with the Brights.)
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Emily Ann Bright was living in the household of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood in Great Tey. Edward Is shown as a 51 year old farm bailiff born Rochford, living with his wife Mary born Marks Tey aged 49, and daughter Emily aged 10 , a scholar born Hockley.
  • Emily Ann Bright appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in West Hampshire. Emily was working as a servant at the Swan Inn. She was 21 years old, single and her place of birth was listed as Hockley, Essex.
  • At the age of 22 years, Emily Ann Bright married Robert Kemp Jefferis, son of Henry Jefferis and Ann Sparshott, on 12 June 1862 in Plumstead, England. Witnesses to the wedding were John Thorpe and Lucie Stone. Robert's profession was shown as a corn dealer. He was 25 years old, and Emily was 22. He lived in Hertford, she in Plumstead. Robert's father Henry was shown as a farmer, and Emily's father Edward Bright was also a farmer.
  • Emily Ann Bright and Robert Kemp Jefferis immigrated to Victoria, Australia, in January 1863. They came on the "Swiftsure" to the Port of Melbourne. Emily brought with her a sewing box that is still held by a family member today.
    The sewing box brought to Australia by Emily Ann Jefferis (nee Bright) when she and Robert Kemp Jefferis immigrated to Melbourne on the "Swiftsure" in 1863.

  • Emily and Robert lived in Melbourne for a time after their arrival in Australia. Their first child Margaret Lockwood was born there. She died when she was only 16 months old in Ballarat. A few months later their second child, Edith Mary was born while they were living in Ballarat.
  • On 29 March 1865,Emily Ann Bright's daughter, Margaret Lockwood Jefferis was buried in Ballarat Cemetery at age 1.
  • According to family hearsay, Robert would leave Emily and go searching for gold. She often didn't know his whereabouts and it seems it was a habit he got into during their early married life. He must have left Emily and Edith in Ballart while he travelled to Queensland. On 3 September Emily placed the following advertisement in the Brisbane Courier Mail. It ran until at least the 15th September 1866
    Mr Robert Kemp Jefferis of Alton Hampshire - Dear Roby, please send for me at once - Emily, Creswick's Road, Ballarat.
  • Emily Ann Bright and Robert Kemp Jefferis moved to Central Queensland in 1867.Robert must have "sent for" Emily, or returned for her himself because the small family travelled overland to Rockhampton meeting only one bushranger according to family hearsay.
  • Between 1867 and 1882 they lived in various places along Central Railway Line. During this time five more children were born, three boys and two girls.
  • On 11 October 1876 Emily Ann Bright and Robert Kemp Jefferis lived in Queensland. Robert Kemp's occupation is shown as a railway contractor.
  • About 1882 Emily Ann Bright and Robert Kemp Jefferis moved to Bundaberg . Edith's orbituary noted that she had come to Bundaberg 39 years before her death - probably about the time of the birth of their daugther Edith's baby, Bessie.
  • Emily Ann Bright and Anne Jefferis appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Crofton Street, Bundaberg. Emily carried out domestic duties and Anne was a store keeper. Son Arthur, a horse driver also lived with them as did Emily's grandaughter Bessie.
  • Between 1903 and 1919 Emily Ann Bright lived in Crofton Street, Bundaberg.
  • She and Anne Jefferis appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Crofton Street, Bundaberg. Emily was shown as carrying out domestic duties. Anne was a store keeper and Bessie who also lived with them also carried out domestic duties. Emily's son Arthur, a blacksmith lived in Braynan Street.
  • Emily Ann Bright and Arthur Jefferis appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1919 and 1921 living at Electra Street, Bundaberg. Arthur was a blacksmith. Bessie Jefferis also lived with them.
  • In 1921 Emily Ann Bright lived in Fairymead Road, Bundaberg.
  • Newspaper clipping undated - February 1921
    General regret was expressed in town yesterday when it became known that Mrs Emily Ann Jefferis had passed away at the residence of her son Mr Arthur Jefferis of North Bundaberg. The deceased who had reached the venerable age of 81 years, was a very old resident, and was, with her late husband and family, widely known as highly respected. She accompanied her husband from Victoria to Rockhampton, the late Mr Jefferis holding the position of accountant to Messers O'Rourke and Sharry, railway contractors, who built Central Railways. On the termination of the contract, 39 years ago Mr and Mrs Jefferis came to Bundaberg and settled here. Mr Jefferis passed away some 24 years ago. The deceased leaves a family of three daughters, Mrs S H Chambers of Biggenden, Mrs Alf Faulkner of Alton, Burnett Heads, Miss Bessie Jefferis and one son, Mr Arthur Jefferis to mourn their irreparable loss, to whom general sympathy will be extended. The funeral will leave the residence of Mr Arthur Jefferis, Fairy-mead Road, at 2 o'clock this afternoon fro the General Cemetery, the arrangements being in the hands of Mr H C Garland.
  • Emily Ann Bright died on 14 February 1921 in North Bundaberg, Queensland, at age 80. Emily's age is on her death certificate is shown as 80 years and 10 months. Her father's name is given as Henry Edward Bright, however her married certificate shows Edward Bright. Her death certificate states she was living 4 yrs in Victoria. She died of gradual senility. Informant of her death was Arthur Jefferis. Living children are given as Edith Mary 56, Anne 48, Arthur 43 and Bessie aged 39.
  • She was buried on 15 February 1921 in Queensland. Emily's son Arthur is also buried at that site.
    The grave headstone reads
    Emily Ann Jefferis died 15th Feb 1921 Aged 80 years
    Also her beloved daughter Sarah Ellen Died 3 Dec 1885 Aged 16 years At Rest
    .
    Gravestone of Emily Ann Jefferis and her daughter Sarah Ellen Jefferis. Bundagerg Cemetery
  • A stain glass window, dedicated to Emily and Robert Kemp was erected in the Anglican Church by their children.
    Stain Glass window in the Anglican Church, Bundaberg, dedicated to Emily Ann Bright and Robert Kemp Jefferis

Children of Emily Ann Bright and Robert Kemp Jefferis

Henry Lockwood Bright1

M, b. 1838
  • Henry Lockwood Bright was born in 1838 in Hockley.
  • He was the son of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Henry Lockwood Bright was living in the household of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood in Hockley. Edward is shown as a 40 year old farmer, living with his wife Mary also 40, daughter Mary 15, daughter Sarah 6, son Henry 4, and daughter Ann 1(Emily Ann). An 8 year old boy John Lockwood was also living with them, as well as 3 farm hands. (Aaron Lockwood aged 20 is also a bailiff but he was living at Trumpington Farm , Great Tey not with the Brights.)
  • Henry Lockwood Bright appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Essex. Henry was working as a drapers apprentice for Samuel Kettel. He was 13 years old and born in Hockley.

Citations

  1. The only place Henry's middle initial appears on any records found so far is the 1851 Census and I have assumed the middle name to be Lockwood.

James Bright

M, b. 1834
  • James Bright was born in 1834 in Hockley.
  • He was the son of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood.
  • His marriage, at 25 years, to Hannah Webb was registered in the June 1859 Quarter in East London, London Registration District.
  • James Bright appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in Finsbury. James is shown as a 27 year old draper's assistant, born Hockley, Essex living with his wife Hannah aged 26, born Roydon Essex and Mary Webb his 28 year old sister-in-law born Roydon Essex. Also Ellen Webb, sister-in-law aged 5, a scholar. Visiting them is Edward Borseley a 26 year old draper's assistant born Farthington, Northampton. Sarah A Outer ? a 17 year old house servant born Hockley Essex is also on the premises.

Leonard Bright

M, b. 1879

Mary Bright

F, b. 1826
  • Mary Bright was born in 1826 in Hockley.

Mary Bright

F, b. 1800
  • Mary Bright was born in 1800.
  • Mary Bright married Moses Lockwood, son of Bernard Brand Lockwood and Rachel Harrington, circa 1825. Researcher Note : Not sure if this is correct. If it is, Mary is possibly the sister of Edward Bright who married Moses' sister Mary Lockwwod.

Mary Lockwood Bright1

F, b. 1826
  • Mary Lockwood Bright was born in 1826 in Hockley. Even though the 1851 census shows her birth place as Rochford. This information was most likely to have been given by her employer, not Mary herself.
  • She was the daughter of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Mary Lockwood Bright was living in the household of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood in Hockley. Edward is shown as a 40 year old farmer, living with his wife Mary also 40, daughter Mary 15, daughter Sarah 6, son Henry 4, and daughter Ann 1(Emily Ann). An 8 year old boy John Lockwood was also living with them, as well as 3 farm hands. (Aaron Lockwood aged 20 is also a bailiff but he was living at Trumpington Farm , Great Tey not with the Brights.)
  • Mary Lockwood Bright appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Barling. The census shows that Mary is a single 25 year old governess, born Rochford, working for the family of James Lambert.
  • Mary may have been working as a housekeeper to Charles and Jane Adams in Herford at the time of the 1861 Census. The records shows she was 29 years old (not 35) and was born in Hockley, Essex; She is shown as an unmarried 29 year old, assistant housekeeper who was born in Hockley Essex. She is living with Charles Adams,an inkeeper and his wife Jane and a number of servants, visitors to the inn and lodgers.

Citations

  1. The only place Mary's middle initial appears on any records found so far is the 1851 Census and I have assumed the middle name to be Lockwood.

Robert Bright

M, b. circa 1850

Child of Robert Bright and Martha Ann Primmer

Sarah Beatrice Bright

F, b. circa 1860
  • Sarah Beatrice Bright was born circa 1860.
  • Her marriage to William Lewis was registered in the December 1894 Quarter in Church Stretton, Shropshire Registration District.

Children of Sarah Beatrice Bright and William Lewis

Sarah Eleanor Bright

F, b. circa 1835
  • Sarah Eleanor Bright was born circa 1835 in Hockley.
  • She was the daughter of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood.
  • At the time of the 7 June 1841 census Sarah Eleanor Bright was living in the household of Edward Bright and Mary Lockwood in Hockley. Edward is shown as a 40 year old farmer, living with his wife Mary also 40, daughter Mary 15, daughter Sarah 6, son Henry 4, and daughter Ann 1(Emily Ann). An 8 year old boy John Lockwood was also living with them, as well as 3 farm hands. (Aaron Lockwood aged 20 is also a bailiff but he was living at Trumpington Farm , Great Tey not with the Brights.)
  • Sarah Eleanor Bright appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Maldron. Sarah was shown as an 18 year old, born Hockley and working as an apprectice for Sarah Kemp Humphries, a Draper and Milliner. There were several other apprentices also working on the premises.

Nellie Brighton

F, b. 1894, d. 18 April 1975
  • Nellie Brighton was born in 1894 in England. Nellie was the daughter of Walter William Brighton, a fireman and Clera.
  • At the age of 24 years, Nellie Brighton married Benjamin Fitch, son of John Fitch and Karolina Puschmann, on 24 January 1918 in England.
  • Nellie Brighton and Benjamin Fitch appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1939 living at Crow's Nest. He was a painter.
  • Nellie Brighton and Benjamin Fitch appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Crow's Nest. Ben was a painter and Nellie carried out home duties.
  • Nellie Brighton died on 18 April 1975 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 21 April 1975 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Isabella Brill

F, b. 1849, d. 12 December 1918
  • Isabella Brill was born in 1849.
  • Isabella Brill married Thomas Hawes circa 1870.
  • On 28 January 1916,her husband, Thomas Hawes died in Queensland.
  • Isabella Brill died on 12 December 1918.
  • She was buried on 13 December 1918 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery.

Children of Isabella Brill and Thomas Hawes

Frederick George Brimblecombe

M, b. circa 1870
  • Frederick George Brimblecombe was born circa 1870.
  • His marriage to Mary Frances Hockey, daughter of Isaac Hockey and Eliza Clark, was registered in the December 1874 Quarter in Yeovil, Somerset Registration District.

Marjory Doris Brimblecombe

F, b. 5 July 1916, d. 16 May 1991
  • Marjory Doris Brimblecombe was born on 5 July 1916 in Brisbane. She was the daughter of James Charles Brimblecombe and Ruby Harriet Faullner.
  • At the age of 20 years and 10 months, Marjory Doris Brimblecombe married Kenneth William Vandersee, son of Johann Christian Vandersee and Brenda Joyce Smyth, on 5 May 1937 in Queensland.
  • Marjory Doris Brimblecombe died on 16 May 1991 in Queensland at age 74.