Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Pioneer

Edward DONKINAge: 62 years18281890

Name
Edward DONKIN
Given names
Edward
Surname
DONKIN
Birth about 1828 19 20
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Tuesday 3 October 1933, page 3
Baptism about 1828
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 915
Number of childrenSarah Ann TOWERSView this family
13

Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Marriage of parentsWilliam DONKINJane HOPEView this family
1828
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 915
Birth of a sisterMary DONKIN
before August 31, 1831 (Age 3 years)
Note: It was noted that she was six years of age at the time she arrived in Australia on 31 August 1837.
Baptism of a sisterMary DONKIN
December 18, 1831 (Age 3 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 915
Birth of a sisterBarbara Ann DONKIN
January 24, 1834 (Age 6 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 915
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 413
Birth of a sisterIsabella DONKIN
August 25, 1837 (Age 9 years)
Address: On board the City of Edinburgh.
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 915
Immigration August 31, 1837 (Age 9 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Text:

Name: Jane Donkin Birth Year: abt 1808 Age: 29 Arrival Date: 31 Aug 1837 Vessel Name: City of Edinburgh Children's Names: Edward Donkin, Mary Donkin, Ann Donkin

Donkin Children - City of Edinburgh
Donkin Children - City of Edinburgh

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Note: Arrived on the "City of Edinburgh" with his parents, William and Jan and his siblings Mary, Ann and Isabella. Isabella having been born six days before their arrival.
Donkin Family - City of Edinburgh
Donkin Family - City of Edinburgh

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Birth of a brotherJames DONKIN
October 20, 1841 (Age 13 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 915
Citation details: V1842394 162A/1842 DUNSCON JAMES WILLIAM JANE
Death of a motherJane HOPE
February 3, 1844 (Age 16 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 915
Religious marriageSarah Ann TOWERSView this family
May 8, 1855 (Age 27 years)
Address: Bendolba
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: V18551103 43B/1855 DONKIN EDWARD TOWERS SARAH A MA
Text:

The district signified by the MA indicates that the marriage was conducted accortding to the rites of the Church of England and registered at the Australian Agricultural Company, Dungog, Eldon, Stroud or Uffington.

Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913 and 915
Marriage of a siblingWilliam SOMERVILLEBarbara Ann DONKINView this family
February 7, 1856 (Age 28 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 915
Citation details: V1856437 82/1856 SOMMERVILLE WILLIAM DONKIN BARBARA A PC
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 413 and 418
Birth of a daughter
#1
Jane “Jinny” DONKIN
April 20, 1856 (Age 28 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Citation details: 4400/1856 DONKIN JANE EDWARD SARAH A DUNGOG
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Tuesday 3 October 1933, page 3
Marriage of a siblingJames BARNESIsabella DONKINView this family
May 13, 1857 (Age 29 years)
Citation details: 1697/1857 BARNES JAMES DONKIN ISABELLA DUNGOG
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 673
Birth of a son
#2
Robert DONKIN
October 13, 1857 (Age 29 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Citation details: 10494/1857 DONKIN ROBERT EDWARD SARAH A BUNGAY BUNGAY
ResidenceSarah Ann TOWERSView this family
1857 (Age 29 years)
Address: "Rye Hill"
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 18 June 1943, page 2
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Tuesday 3 October 1933, page 3
Note: Original settler
Birth of a son
#3
William DONKIN
November 17, 1859 (Age 31 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Citation details: 13940/1859 DONKIN WILLIAM EDWARD SARAH A WINGHAM
Publication: Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales (Taree, NSW : 1898 - 1954), Saturday 3 August 1929, page 10
Birth of a son
#4
Edward DONKIN
September 25, 1861 (Age 33 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Citation details: 8592/1861 DONKIN EDWARD EDWARD SARAH A MANNING RIVER
Marriage of a siblingWilliam TAYLORMary DONKINView this family
November 19, 1862 (Age 34 years)
Citation details: 1880/1862 TAYLOR WILLIAM DONKIN MARY DUNGOG
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 915
Marriage of a siblingJames DONKINMargaret LEANView this family
July 23, 1863 (Age 35 years)
Citation details: 1820/1863 DONKIN JAMES LEAN MARGARET DUNGOG
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 914
Birth of a son
#5
Francis DONKIN JP
September 7, 1863 (Age 35 years)
Address: Rye Hill
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Citation details: 8882/1863 DONKIN FRANCIS EDWARD SARAH A MANNING RIVER
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 19 February 1943, page 2
Birth of a daughter
#6
Sarah Ann DONKIN
September 16, 1865 (Age 37 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Citation details: 10108/1865 DONKIN SARAH A EDWARD SARAH A MANNING RIVER
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 529
Birth of a son
#7
Allan DONKIN
October 1, 1867 (Age 39 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Citation details: 10882/1867 DONKIN ALLAN EDWARD SARAH A MANNING RIVER
Death of a fatherWilliam DONKIN
October 11, 1868 (Age 40 years)
Citation details: 1214/1868 DONKIN WILLIAM AGE 60 YEARS DIED SYDNEY SYDNEY
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 915
Burial of a fatherWilliam DONKIN
October 12, 1868 (Age 40 years)
Cemetery: Balmain Pioneers Memorial Park
Religion: Church of England
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 915
Text:

Donkin William 1808? 12 Oct 1868 60 Balmain Pioneers Memorial Park NSW

Birth of a daughter
#8
Ellen DONKIN
November 24, 1869 (Age 41 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 913
Citation details: 11527/1870 DONKIN ELLEN EDWARD SARAH A MANNING RIVER
Death of a sonAllan DONKIN
about 1869 (Age 41 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 4277/1869 DONKIN ALLAN EDWARD SARAH A MANNING RIVER
Birth of a son
#9
Thomas DONKIN
June 23, 1872 (Age 44 years)
Citation details: 12662/1872 DONKIN THOMAS EDWARD SARAH A MANNING RIVER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Birth of a son
#10
Samuel DONKIN
November 25, 1874 (Age 46 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Citation details: 13878/1874 DONKIN SAMUEL EDWARD SARAH ANN MANNING RIVER
Birth of a son
#11
John Edwin “Rufus” DONKIN
July 27, 1877 (Age 49 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Citation details: 14976/1877 DONKIN JOHN E EDWARD SARAH A MANNING RIVER
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a son
#12
George Douglas DONKIN
about 1881 (Age 53 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Citation details: 17736/1881 DONKIN GEORGE DOUGLAS EDWARD SARAH ANN WINGHAM
Death of a sonSamuel DONKIN
December 28, 1881 (Age 53 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Citation details: DONKIN SAMUEL 7790/1881 EDWARD SARAH A WINGHAM
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a son
#13
Harold Hampden DONKIN
October 23, 1884 (Age 56 years)
Address: Rye Hill
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Citation details: 21776/1884 DONKIN HAROLD H EDWARD SARAH A WINGHAM
Publication: B. JACKSON & CO. 83 Pitt Street, Sydney
Citation details: Page 201
Text:

Lance-Corporal HAROLD HAMPDEN DONKIN Lance-Corporal Harold Hampden Donkin was born at Rye Hill and educated at Wingham, and is a son of the late Edward Donkin, of Rye Hill, via Wingham He is 32 year of age, and enlisted at Manly, Sydney, in 1915. He trained at Liverpool Camp and sailed for Egypt on 2nd November, 1917, per s.s. "Euripides." He went on to France in April. 1916, and went into action at Fleurbaix. He was killed in action at Pozieres on 26th July, 1916.

Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Esther DONKIN
about 1888 (Age 60 years)
Citation details: DONKIN ESTHER 19748/1888 ROBERT ANNIE PARRAMATTA
Marriage of a childRobert DONKINAnnie SALLAWAYView this family
about 1888 (Age 60 years)
Citation details: 4513/1888 DONKIN ROBERT SALLAWAY ANNIE PARRAMATTA
Death of a granddaughterEsther DONKIN
about 1888 (Age 60 years)
Citation details: DONKIN ESTHER 8550/1888 ROBERT ANNIE PARRAMATTA
Birth of a grandson
#2
Robert Henry DONKIN
about 1889 (Age 61 years)
Citation details: DONKIN ROBERT H 18834/1889 ROBERT ANNIE PARRAMATTA
Birth of a grandson
#3
Harold DONKIN
calculated 1889 (Age 61 years)

Death October 26, 1890 (Age 62 years)
Citation details: 12525/1890 DONKIN EDWARD WILLIAM JANE TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913 and 915
Burial
Address: "Rye Hill"
Cemetery: Private property
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: 1828England, United Kingdom
1 year
himself
4 years
younger sister
Woman Pioneer IconMary DONKIN
Birth: before August 31, 1831 23 23England, United Kingdom
Death: November 30, 1904Woonona, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
4 years
younger brother
Family with Sarah Ann TOWERS - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: May 8, 1855Dungog, , New South Wales, Australia
11 months
daughter
Jane “Jinny” DONKIN
Birth: April 20, 1856 28 16Dungog, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 1, 1933Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
18 months
son
2 years
son
William DONKIN
Birth: November 17, 1859 31 19Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 31, 1929Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
22 months
son
Edward DONKIN
Birth: September 25, 1861 33 21Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 17, 1943Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
23 months
son
2 years
daughter
Sarah Ann DONKIN
Birth: September 16, 1865 37 25Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 1, 1945Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
son
Allan DONKIN
Birth: October 1, 1867 39 27Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1869Knorrit Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
Ellen DONKIN
Birth: November 24, 1869 41 29Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 20, 1935Wangaratta, , Victoria, Australia
3 years
son
Thomas DONKIN
Birth: June 23, 1872 44 32Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1963Queensland, Australia
2 years
son
Samuel DONKIN
Birth: November 25, 1874 46 34Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 28, 1881Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
4 years
son
4 years
son
Donkin - Harold HampdenHarold Hampden DONKIN
Birth: October 23, 1884 56 44Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 26, 1916Pozieres, , , France

BirthPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
BirthObituary - Donkin - Jane
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Tuesday 3 October 1933, page 3
BaptismPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 915
ImmigrationPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
ImmigrationWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Text:

Name: Jane Donkin Birth Year: abt 1808 Age: 29 Arrival Date: 31 Aug 1837 Vessel Name: City of Edinburgh Children's Names: Edward Donkin, Mary Donkin, Ann Donkin

Donkin Children - City of Edinburgh
Donkin Children - City of Edinburgh

Note: Downloaded from ancestry.com.au.

MarriageD - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: V18551103 43B/1855 DONKIN EDWARD TOWERS SARAH A MA
Text:

The district signified by the MA indicates that the marriage was conducted accortding to the rites of the Church of England and registered at the Australian Agricultural Company, Dungog, Eldon, Stroud or Uffington.

MarriagePre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913 and 915
ResidenceObituary - Donkin - Edward
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 18 June 1943, page 2
ResidenceObituary - Donkin - Jane
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Tuesday 3 October 1933, page 3
Number of childrenPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
DeathD - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 12525/1890 DONKIN EDWARD WILLIAM JANE TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
DeathPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913 and 915
BurialPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
SourceDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 12525/1890 DONKIN EDWARD WILLIAM JANE TAREE