Holden Browne

M, b. 1873, d. 1954
  • Holden Browne was born in 1873.
  • He was the son of Samuel Browne and Jane Sheridan.
  • Holden Browne immigrated on 22 February 1875 to Brisbane with Samuel Browne and Jane Sheridan. Samuel aged 31 and Jane 30 travelled with Holden, aged 2 on the Winefred from London.
  • At the age of 25 years, Holden Browne married Sarah Ann Jordon in 1898 in Queensland.
  • Holden Browne and Sarah Ann Jordon appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1908 living at Djuan. Holden was a school teacher.
  • Holden Browne died in 1954 in Queensland.

Children of Holden Browne and Sarah Ann Jordon

Holden Browne

M, b. 1839, d. 4 January 1925
  • Holden Browne was born in 1839 in County Sligo, Ireland.
  • He was the son of William H(olden) Browne and Mary McCleary.
  • Holden Browne married Isabella Chambers circa 1865.
  • Holden Browne and Isabella Chambers immigrated to Brisbane on 21 January 1870. Holden 31,and Isabella 27, travelled on the ship Planet with 3 year old Catherine. Their daughter Ann was born on the voyage and named Ann Planet. With them were Holden's sister Margaret 34, and her husband Martin O'Boyle aged 29. Holden and Margaret's parents William and Mary arrived in Brisbane in 1874.
  • Holden Browne and Isabella Chambers appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Highfields. William was a farmer. Their daughters Elizabeth and Lillie carried out home duties.
  • On 1 November 1918,his wife, Isabella Chambers died in Queensland.
  • Holden Browne died on 4 January 1925 in Queensland.
  • Holden Browne's orbituary appeared The Queenslander on 17 January 1925. It read - "The late Mr. Holden Browne, whose death occurred at Highfields, Toowoomba, on January 4 and who had reached the age of 86, arrived in the Highfields district from Brisbane in the early 70's; He became one of the foundation members of the Highfields Shire Council, being then returned, with, the late Mr. J. W. de Gruchy and the late Mr. F. T. Gregory, as representatives of No. 3 Subdivision. Throughout his long career, he enjoyed the complete confidence of his fellow farmers, who held him in the highest repute. He was one of the founders of the Baptist Church at Highfields, and one of the most faithful right till the end. In 1907 he was able to take a trip to the scenes of his childhood in Britain, from which he returned invigorated. Mrs. Holden Browne predeceased her husband by some years, but there remain to mourn their loss Messrs. William, John, and Stephen Browne (sons), Mrs. Joseph Gray (Cooroy), Mrs. Tighe (Helidon), Mrs. George Loveday (Kleiniton), and two single daughters, Mr. Samuel Browne (brother), and numerous grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. O'Boyle, predeceased him."
  • He was buried in Highfields Baptist Cemetery.
    Grave of Holden & Isabella (nee CHAMBERS) BROWNE, Highfields Baptist Cemetery. Copyright 2006, http://www.ChapelHill.homeip.net

Children of Holden Browne and Isabella Chambers

Holden Victor Browne

M, b. 1903
  • Holden Victor Browne was born in 1903 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Browne and Annie Creighton.
  • Holden Victor Browne appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Cawdor. He was a farmer.
  • At the age of 26 years, Holden Victor Browne married Annie Ruby Head in 1929 in Queensland.
  • Holden Victor Browne and Annie Ruby Head appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Crow's Nest. Holden was a factory manager.

Child of Holden Victor Browne and Annie Ruby Head

John Browne

M, b. 1876, d. 1963
  • John Browne was born in 1876 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Holden Browne and Isabella Chambers.
  • At the age of 27 years, John Browne married Maria (Mary) Ramke, daughter of George Friedrich Ramke and Agnetha Hindrich, in 1903 in Queensland.
  • John Browne and Maria (Mary) Ramke appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Woolmer. John was a farmer.
  • John Browne appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Woolmer. John was a farmer.
  • He's name was mentioned in the obituary of her father Holden Browne on 17 January 1925. It read - "The late Mr. Holden Browne, whose death occurred at Highfields, Toowoomba, on January 4 and who had reached the age of 86, arrived in the Highfields district from Brisbane in the early 70's; He became one of the foundation members of the Highfields Shire Council, being then returned, with, the late Mr. J. W. de Gruchy and the late Mr. F. T. Gregory, as representatives of No. 3 Subdivision. Throughout his long career, he enjoyed the complete confidence of his fellow farmers, who held him in the highest repute. He was one of the founders of the Baptist Church at Highfields, and one of the most faithful right till the end. In 1907 he was able to take a trip to the scenes of his childhood in Britain, from which he returned invigorated. Mrs. Holden Browne predeceased her husband by some years, but there remain to mourn their loss Messrs. William, John, and Stephen Browne (sons), Mrs. Joseph Gray (Cooroy), Mrs. Tighe (Helidon), Mrs. George Loveday (Kleiniton), and two single daughters, Mr. Samuel Browne (brother), and numerous grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. O'Boyle, predeceased him."

  • John Browne died in 1963 in Queensland.

Child of John Browne and Maria (Mary) Ramke

Lillie Browne

F, b. 1880, d. 1974
  • Lillie Browne was born in 1880 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Holden Browne and Isabella Chambers.
  • Lillie Browne appeared on the Electoral Roll with Holden Browne and Isabella Chambers in 1913 in Highfields. William was a farmer. Their daughters Elizabeth and Lillie carried out home duties.
  • Lillie Browne appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Highfields. She carried out home duties.
  • She's name was mentioned in the obituary of her father Holden Browne on 17 January 1925. It read - "The late Mr. Holden Browne, whose death occurred at Highfields, Toowoomba, on January 4 and who had reached the age of 86, arrived in the Highfields district from Brisbane in the early 70's; He became one of the foundation members of the Highfields Shire Council, being then returned, with, the late Mr. J. W. de Gruchy and the late Mr. F. T. Gregory, as representatives of No. 3 Subdivision. Throughout his long career, he enjoyed the complete confidence of his fellow farmers, who held him in the highest repute. He was one of the founders of the Baptist Church at Highfields, and one of the most faithful right till the end. In 1907 he was able to take a trip to the scenes of his childhood in Britain, from which he returned invigorated. Mrs. Holden Browne predeceased her husband by some years, but there remain to mourn their loss Messrs. William, John, and Stephen Browne (sons), Mrs. Joseph Gray (Cooroy), Mrs. Tighe (Helidon), Mrs. George Loveday (Kleiniton), and two single daughters, Mr. Samuel Browne (brother), and numerous grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. O'Boyle, predeceased him."

  • Lillie Browne died in 1974 in Queensland.
  • She was buried in Highfields Baptist Cemetery.
    Grave of Lillie BROWNE , Highfields Baptist Cemetery. Copyright 2006, http://www.ChapelHill.homeip.net

Margaret Browne

F, b. 1878, d. 1878

Margaret Browne

F, b. 1836, d. 3 April 1908
  • Margaret Browne was born in 1836 in County Sligo, Ireland.
  • She was the daughter of William H(olden) Browne and Mary McCleary.
  • Margaret Browne married Martin O'Boyle circa 1868.
  • Margaret Browne immigrated on 21 January 1870 to Brisbane with Holden Browne and Isabella Chambers. Holden 31,and Isabella 27, travelled on the ship Planet with 3 year old Catherine. Their daughter Ann was born on the voyage and named Ann Planet. With them were Holden's sister Margaret 34, and her husband Martin O'Boyle aged 29. Holden and Margaret's parents William and Mary arrived in Brisbane in 1874.
  • Margaret Browne was buried in Highfields Baptist Cemetery.
    Grave of Martin & Margaret (nee BROWNE) O'BOYLE , Highfields Baptist Cemetery. Copyright 2006, http://www.ChapelHill.homeip.net
  • Margaret Browne died on 3 April 1908 in Queensland.

Marion Beryl Browne

F, b. 1933, d. 2 February 1985

Raymond Samuel Browne

M, b. 1904

Samuel Browne

M, b. 1872, d. 1872

Samuel Browne

M, b. 1842, d. 7 June 1934
  • Samuel Browne was born in 1842 in Ireland.
  • He was the son of William H(olden) Browne and Mary McCleary.
  • Samuel Browne married Jane Sheridan circa 1870.
  • Samuel Browne and Jane Sheridan immigrated to Brisbane on 22 February 1875. Samuel aged 31 and Jane 30 travelled with Holden, aged 2 on the Winefred from London.
  • Samuel Browne and Jane Sheridan appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Cawdor. Samuel was a farmer.
  • Samuel Browne's name was mentioned in the obituary of her father Holden Browne on 17 January 1925. It read - "The late Mr. Holden Browne, whose death occurred at Highfields, Toowoomba, on January 4 and who had reached the age of 86, arrived in the Highfields district from Brisbane in the early 70's; He became one of the foundation members of the Highfields Shire Council, being then returned, with, the late Mr. J. W. de Gruchy and the late Mr. F. T. Gregory, as representatives of No. 3 Subdivision. Throughout his long career, he enjoyed the complete confidence of his fellow farmers, who held him in the highest repute. He was one of the founders of the Baptist Church at Highfields, and one of the most faithful right till the end. In 1907 he was able to take a trip to the scenes of his childhood in Britain, from which he returned invigorated. Mrs. Holden Browne predeceased her husband by some years, but there remain to mourn their loss Messrs. William, John, and Stephen Browne (sons), Mrs. Joseph Gray (Cooroy), Mrs. Tighe (Helidon), Mrs. George Loveday (Kleiniton), and two single daughters, Mr. Samuel Browne (brother), and numerous grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. O'Boyle, predeceased him."

  • On 17 January 1934,his wife, Jane Sheridan died in Queensland at age 90.
  • Samuel Browne died on 7 June 1934 in Queensland.
  • He was buried in Highfields Baptist Cemetery.
    Grave of Samuel and Jane (nee SHERIDAN) BROWNE , Highfields Baptist Cemetery. Copyright 2006, http://www.ChapelHill.homeip.net

Children of Samuel Browne and Jane Sheridan

Stephen Browne

M, b. 1885, d. 1947
  • Stephen Browne was born in 1885 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Holden Browne and Isabella Chambers.
  • Stephen Browne appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Highfields. Stephen was a farmer.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Highfields. He was a farmer.
  • He's name was mentioned in the obituary of her father Holden Browne on 17 January 1925. It read - "The late Mr. Holden Browne, whose death occurred at Highfields, Toowoomba, on January 4 and who had reached the age of 86, arrived in the Highfields district from Brisbane in the early 70's; He became one of the foundation members of the Highfields Shire Council, being then returned, with, the late Mr. J. W. de Gruchy and the late Mr. F. T. Gregory, as representatives of No. 3 Subdivision. Throughout his long career, he enjoyed the complete confidence of his fellow farmers, who held him in the highest repute. He was one of the founders of the Baptist Church at Highfields, and one of the most faithful right till the end. In 1907 he was able to take a trip to the scenes of his childhood in Britain, from which he returned invigorated. Mrs. Holden Browne predeceased her husband by some years, but there remain to mourn their loss Messrs. William, John, and Stephen Browne (sons), Mrs. Joseph Gray (Cooroy), Mrs. Tighe (Helidon), Mrs. George Loveday (Kleiniton), and two single daughters, Mr. Samuel Browne (brother), and numerous grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. O'Boyle, predeceased him."

  • Stephen Browne died in 1947 in Queensland.
  • He was buried in Highfields Baptist Cemetery.
    Grave of Stephen BROWNE , Highfields Baptist Cemetery. Copyright 2006, http://www.ChapelHill.homeip.net

Wilfred James Browne

M, b. January 1910, d. 21 July 1913
  • Wilfred James Browne was born in January 1910 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Browne and Maria (Mary) Ramke.
  • Wilfred James Browne died on 21 July 1913 in Queensland at age 3.
    Grave of Wilfred, son of John & Mary BROWNE, Highfields Baptist Cemetery. Copyright 2006, http://www.ChapelHill.homeip.net
  • He was buried in Highfields Baptist Cemetery.

William Browne

M, b. 1873, d. 15 June 1926
  • William Browne was born in 1873 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Holden Browne and Isabella Chambers.
  • At the age of 25 years, William Browne married Annie Creighton in 1898 in Queensland.
  • William Browne appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Highfields. William was a farmer.
  • He's name was mentioned in the obituary of her father Holden Browne on 17 January 1925. It read - "The late Mr. Holden Browne, whose death occurred at Highfields, Toowoomba, on January 4 and who had reached the age of 86, arrived in the Highfields district from Brisbane in the early 70's; He became one of the foundation members of the Highfields Shire Council, being then returned, with, the late Mr. J. W. de Gruchy and the late Mr. F. T. Gregory, as representatives of No. 3 Subdivision. Throughout his long career, he enjoyed the complete confidence of his fellow farmers, who held him in the highest repute. He was one of the founders of the Baptist Church at Highfields, and one of the most faithful right till the end. In 1907 he was able to take a trip to the scenes of his childhood in Britain, from which he returned invigorated. Mrs. Holden Browne predeceased her husband by some years, but there remain to mourn their loss Messrs. William, John, and Stephen Browne (sons), Mrs. Joseph Gray (Cooroy), Mrs. Tighe (Helidon), Mrs. George Loveday (Kleiniton), and two single daughters, Mr. Samuel Browne (brother), and numerous grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. O'Boyle, predeceased him."

  • William Browne died on 15 June 1926 in Queensland.
  • He was buried in Highfields Baptist Cemetery. The headstone was erected by his siblings.
    Grave of William BROWNE died 1926, Highfields Baptist Cemetery. Copyright 2006, http://www.ChapelHill.homeip.net

Child of William Browne and Annie Creighton

William H(olden) Browne

M, b. April 1799, d. 21 January 1885
  • William H(olden) Browne was born in April 1799 in County Sligo, Ireland. He was the son of Matthew Browne and Margaret Hawks.
  • William H(olden) Browne married Mary McCleary circa 1830.
  • William H(olden) Browne immigrated to Brisbane on 4 August 1874. William and Mary, both aged 70 travelled on the Juliet in the Remittence section. Their son Holden and daughter Margaret had immigrated four years earlier on the Planet. Son Samuel arrived in 1875 with his wife and son.
  • On 19 April 1877,his wife, Mary McCleary died in Queensland.
  • William H(olden) Browne died on 21 January 1885 in Queensland at age 85.
  • He was buried in Highfields Baptist Cemetery.
    Grave of William BROWNE, Highfields Baptist Cemetery. Copyright 2006, http://www.ChapelHill.homeip.net

Children of William H(olden) Browne and Mary McCleary

William Samuel Browne

M, b. circa 1875, d. 1932
  • William Samuel Browne was born circa 1875.
  • He was the son of Samuel Browne and Jane Sheridan.
  • William Samuel Browne appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Cawdor. William was a school teacher.
  • William Samuel Browne died in 1932 in Queensland.

Neale Brownhalls

M, b. 11 March 1927, d. 24 July 2003
  • Neale Brownhalls was born on 11 March 1927.
  • Neale Brownhalls died on 24 July 2003 in St Andrews War Memorial Hospital, Brisbane, at age 76.

Elizabeth Browning

F, b. 18 February 1842, d. 11 August 1928
  • Elizabeth Browning was born on 18 February 1842 in Hampshire, England.
  • At age 23 years and 9 months, her marriage to James Taylor was registered in the December 1865 Quarter at the Hampshire Registration District.
  • Her marriage, at 31 years, to William Knight was registered in the March 1873 Quarter in Alton, Hampshire Registration District. This may not be correct.
  • Elizabeth Browning and William Knight immigrated to Queensland on 14 September 1883. William 33, Eliza 17?, Robert 15, Margaret 9, Mary 5, Lucy 7 and William 8 travelled on the Nowshera.
  • Elizabeth Browning and William Knight appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Douglas. William was a farmer as was his son William Junior and son Robert.
  • Elizabeth Browning and William Knight appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1908 and 1913 living at Pechey. William was a farmer, as was their son William who also lived at Pechey.
  • Elizabeth Browning died on 11 August 1928 in Queensland at age 86.
  • She was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Elizabeth Browning and William Knight

Joseph Browse

M, b. circa 1834

Arnold Turner Bruce

M, b. 1895, d. 1974
  • Arnold Turner Bruce was born in 1895. He was the son of George Ellis Bruce and Rosa Anna Ellis.
  • At the age of 45 years, Arnold Turner Bruce married Alma Florence Littleton, daughter of Harold Littleton and Elizabeth Lacey, in 1940 in Queensland.
  • Arnold Turner Bruce died in 1974 in Queensland.

Catherine May Bruce

F, b. 9 July 1902, d. 1976
  • Catherine May Bruce was born on 9 July 1902 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Peter Bruce and Catherine Montgomery.
  • At the age of 28 years, 8 months and 30 days, Catherine May Bruce married John Henry Cossart, son of George Cossart and Minnie Maria Shaw, on 8 April 1931 in Queensland. An article on the wedding appeared in "The Courier Mail" on Monday 13 April 1931 COSSART - BRUCE. A picturesque wedding was solemnised at St. Andrew's Church, West street, Toowoomba, last Wednesday evening. The bridegroom was Mr. John Henry Cossart (elder son of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Cossart, Campbell street, Toowoomba) and the bride was Miss Catherine May (Rene) Bruce (third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. Bruce, Cumming-street, Toowoomba). The church was beautifully decorated with white dahlias and palms. Rev. A. M. Martin, assisted by the Rev. John Armour, officiated. Miss Edna M'Naught presided at the organ, and during the signing of the register Miss Lilian George rendered a vocal solo. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a princess frock of white mariette, with the skirt inset with godets, and the bodice was finished on the shoulder with a spray of lily of the valley. Her Brussels net veil over pale pink tulle was worn Madonna fashion, and she carried a bouquet of white sweet peas and tuberoses. There were two bridesmaids, Misses Ruby Bruce (sister of the bride) and Ivy Cossart (sister of bridegroom), who were frocked alike in eau de Nil mariette made in bolero effect. They wore summer felt hats of the same shade, showing a pink rose under the brim, and they carried bouquets of pink gerberas, sweet peas, and carnations. Mr. R. Cossart was best man, and Mr. V. Marshall groomsman, Mrs. P. Bruce (mother of the bride) chose a frock of black satin and georgette, relieved with amber. She wore a black Baku hat, and carried a bouquet of bronze dahlias. Mrs. G. Cossart (mother of bridegroom) wore a black velour hat, with her frock of black mariette touched with shell pink, and she carried a bouquet of autumn-toned dahlias. At the conclusion of the ceremony a reception was held at the Cafe Alexandra. On leaving for the honeymoon, which will be spent in Sydney, Mrs. Cossart wore an ensemble of navy blue crepe de Chine, and blue velvet beretta.
  • Catherine May Bruce died in 1976 in Queensland.

Evelyn Iris Bruce

F, b. circa 1915, d. 1938

Gertrude Kathleen Bruce

F, b. circa 1912, d. 8 July 2003

Henry Bruce

M, b. circa 1870
  • Henry Bruce was born circa 1870.
  • The following article appeared in the The Darling Downs Gazette on 11 August 1888. published a Quarterly Electoral list that included William Gregory Bidgood, William Parton, Henry Bruce and Julius Rohde. All were listed as residents of Emu Creek.

Lillian A Bruce

F, b. circa 1913, d. 1913

Mary Ann Stenna Bruce

F, b. circa 1885

Child of Mary Ann Stenna Bruce and Thomas Johnston

Peter Bruce

M, b. circa 1870

Child of Peter Bruce and Catherine Montgomery

Richard Robert Bruce

M, b. circa 1880, d. 1956
  • Richard Robert Bruce was born circa 1880. He was the son of Lillian and Duncan BRUCE.
  • Richard Robert Bruce married Amy Louisa Johnston, daughter of George Johnston and Margaret Ann McMahon, in 1911 in New South Wales.
  • Richard Robert Bruce died in 1956 in New South Wales.

Children of Richard Robert Bruce and Amy Louisa Johnston

Annie Beatrice Bruce-Smith

F, b. 20 June 1913

George Bruce-Smith

M, b. 22 May 1888, d. 12 May 1971
  • George Bruce-Smith was also known as George Robert.
  • He was born on 22 May 1888 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of George Bruce Smith and Mary Ann Park.
  • An notice regarding the marriage of Beatrice to George Bruce Smith appeared in the Social column of the The Brisbane Courier on 10 August 1912. "The marriage of Mr. G. Bruce-Smith to Miss Beatrice Cossart will take place in the Albert Street Methodist Church next Wednesday, at 11 a.m."
  • At the age of 24 years, 2 months and 23 days, George Bruce-Smith married Beatrice Kathleen Cossart, daughter of Joseph Cossart and Sarah Ann (Annie) Bidgood, on 14 August 1912 in Queensland.
  • On 8 April 1954 George Bruce-Smith and Beatrice Kathleen Cossart lived in New South Wales.
  • George Bruce-Smith died on 12 May 1971 in New South Wales at age 82.

Child of George Bruce-Smith and Beatrice Kathleen Cossart