Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

William DONKINAge: 69 years18591929

Name
William DONKIN
Given names
William
Surname
DONKIN
Birth November 17, 1859 31 19
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 brotherEdward DONKIN
September 25, 1861 (Age 22 months)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Citation details: 8592/1861 DONKIN EDWARD EDWARD SARAH A MANNING RIVER
Birth of a brotherFrancis DONKIN JP
September 7, 1863 (Age 3 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 sisterSarah Ann DONKIN
September 16, 1865 (Age 5 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
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Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 529
Birth of a brotherAllan DONKIN
October 1, 1867 (Age 7 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 paternal grandfatherWilliam DONKIN
October 11, 1868 (Age 8 years)
Citation details: 1214/1868 DONKIN WILLIAM AGE 60 YEARS DIED SYDNEY SYDNEY
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Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 915
Burial of a paternal grandfatherWilliam DONKIN
October 12, 1868 (Age 8 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 sisterEllen DONKIN
November 24, 1869 (Age 10 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 brotherAllan DONKIN
about 1869 (Age 9 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 brotherThomas DONKIN
June 23, 1872 (Age 12 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 brotherSamuel DONKIN
November 25, 1874 (Age 15 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 brotherJohn Edwin “Rufus” DONKIN
July 27, 1877 (Age 17 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
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Birth of a brotherGeorge Douglas DONKIN
about 1881 (Age 21 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 brotherSamuel DONKIN
December 28, 1881 (Age 22 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Citation details: DONKIN SAMUEL 7790/1881 EDWARD SARAH A WINGHAM
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Death of a maternal grandfatherThomas TOWERS
November 21, 1882 (Age 23 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 7904/1882 TOWERS THOMAS AGE 76 YEARS DIED DUNGOG DUNGOG
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1256
Birth of a brotherHarold Hampden DONKIN
October 23, 1884 (Age 24 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.

Marriage of a siblingRobert DONKINAnnie SALLAWAYView this family
about 1888 (Age 28 years)
Citation details: 4513/1888 DONKIN ROBERT SALLAWAY ANNIE PARRAMATTA
Death of a fatherEdward DONKIN
October 26, 1890 (Age 30 years)
Citation details: 12525/1890 DONKIN EDWARD WILLIAM JANE TAREE
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Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913 and 915
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth FLETCHER
December 26, 1892 (Age 33 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 5058/1892 TOWERS ELIZABETH GEORGE MARY DUNGOG
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1256
Marriage of a siblingErnest George Arthur EAMESEllen DONKINView this family
April 10, 1901 (Age 41 years)
Citation details: 5228/1901 EAMES ERNEST C A DONKIN ELLEN WINGHAM
Marriage of a siblingJohn ABBOTT J.P.Sarah Ann DONKINView this family
May 21, 1902 (Age 42 years)
Citation details: 5401/1902 ABBOTT JOHN DONKIN SARA WINGHAM
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Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 529
Marriage of a siblingGeorge Douglas DONKINEdith GRAYView this family
about 1905 (Age 45 years)
Citation details: 4112/1905 DONKIN GEORGE D GRAY EDITH GLEBE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Marriage of a siblingThomas DONKINMary DAVIDView this family
about 1910 (Age 50 years)
Citation details: 1910 C1651 Mary David Thomas Donkin
Marriage of a siblingFrancis DONKIN JPAda Minnie YOUNGView this family
Type: Religious marriage
June 26, 1912 (Age 52 years)
Address: St. Paul's Church
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: 5498/1912 DONKIN FRANCIS YOUNG EVA M CHATSWOOD
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 19 February 1943, page 2
Death of a brotherRobert DONKIN
about 1915 (Age 55 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Citation details: DONKIN ROBERT Male BOULDER 86 1915
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
Death of a brotherHarold Hampden DONKIN
July 26, 1916 (Age 56 years)
Cause: Killed in action
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
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.

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
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
Residence before 1922 (Age 62 years)
Address: Outback
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
Residence after 1922 (Age 62 years)
Address: "Rye Hill"
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
Death of a motherSarah Ann TOWERS
December 15, 1923 (Age 64 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 20788/1923 DONKIN SARAH A THOMAS ELIZABETH WINGHAM
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Never marriedyes

Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
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
Note: Stated never to have married.
Death July 31, 192921:00 (Age 69 years)
Address: "Rye Hill"
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Citation details: 17929/1929 DONKIN WILLIAM EDWARD SARAH A WINGHAM
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 18 June 1943, page 2
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
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Tuesday 3 October 1933, page 3
Note: The headstone for William is inscribed with his day of death as the 20th whilst the Pre 1860 Pioneer Register has the 17th.
Obituary August 3, 1929 (3 days after death)
Publication: Newspaper; Taree; NSW; 1898 - 1954
Citation details: Saturday 3 August 1929, page 10
Donkin - William - Obituary
Donkin - William - Obituary

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Burial
Address: Anglican portion.
Cemetery: Wingham General
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Donkin - William
Donkin - William

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Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: May 8, 1855Dungog, , New South Wales, Australia
11 months
elder sister
Jane “Jinny” DONKIN
Birth: April 20, 1856 28 16Dungog, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 1, 1933Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
18 months
elder brother
2 years
himself
William DONKIN
Birth: November 17, 1859 31 19Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 31, 1929Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
22 months
younger brother
Edward DONKIN
Birth: September 25, 1861 33 21Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 17, 1943Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
23 months
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
Sarah Ann DONKIN
Birth: September 16, 1865 37 25Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 1, 1945Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
Allan DONKIN
Birth: October 1, 1867 39 27Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1869Knorrit Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger sister
Ellen DONKIN
Birth: November 24, 1869 41 29Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 20, 1935Wangaratta, , Victoria, Australia
3 years
younger brother
Thomas DONKIN
Birth: June 23, 1872 44 32Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1963Queensland, Australia
2 years
younger brother
Samuel DONKIN
Birth: November 25, 1874 46 34Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 28, 1881Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
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
BirthD - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 13940/1859 DONKIN WILLIAM EDWARD SARAH A WINGHAM
BirthObituary - Donkin - William
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
ResidenceObituary - Donkin - William
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
ResidenceObituary - Donkin - William
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
Never marriedPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Never marriedObituary - Donkin - William
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
DeathPre 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: 17929/1929 DONKIN WILLIAM EDWARD SARAH A WINGHAM
Quality of data: primary evidence
DeathObituary - Donkin - Edward
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 18 June 1943, page 2
DeathObituary - Donkin - William
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
DeathObituary - Donkin - Jane
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Tuesday 3 October 1933, page 3
ObituaryNewspaper - The Manning River Times and Advocate for the Northern Coast Districts of New South Wales
Publication: Newspaper; Taree; NSW; 1898 - 1954
Citation details: Saturday 3 August 1929, page 10
Donkin - William - Obituary
Donkin - William - Obituary

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BurialPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913