Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Edward DONKINAge: 81 years18611943

Name
Edward DONKIN
Given names
Edward
Surname
DONKIN
Birth September 25, 1861 33 21
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 23 months)
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 3 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 brotherAllan DONKIN
October 1, 1867 (Age 6 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 7 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 paternal grandfatherWilliam DONKIN
October 12, 1868 (Age 7 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 8 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 7 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 10 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 13 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 15 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 brotherGeorge Douglas DONKIN
about 1881 (Age 19 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 20 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
Death of a maternal grandfatherThomas TOWERS
November 21, 1882 (Age 21 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 23 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 26 years)
Citation details: 4513/1888 DONKIN ROBERT SALLAWAY ANNIE PARRAMATTA
Death of a fatherEdward DONKIN
October 26, 1890 (Age 29 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
Death of a maternal grandmotherElizabeth FLETCHER
December 26, 1892 (Age 31 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 39 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 40 years)
Citation details: 5401/1902 ABBOTT JOHN DONKIN SARA WINGHAM
Quality of data: primary evidence
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 43 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 48 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 50 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 53 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 54 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
Death of a motherSarah Ann TOWERS
December 15, 1923 (Age 62 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
Death of a brotherWilliam DONKIN
July 31, 192921:00 (Age 67 years)
Address: "Rye Hill"
Cause: 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.
Residence 1929 (Age 67 years)
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 sisterJane “Jinny” DONKIN
October 1, 1933 (Age 72 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Citation details: 21502/1933 DONKIN JANE EDWARD SARAH A WINGHAM
Quality of data: primary evidence
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
Burial of a sisterJane “Jinny” DONKIN
October 2, 1933 (Age 72 years)
Address: Anglican portion.
Cemetery: Wingham General
Religion: Church of England
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
Donkin - Jane
Donkin - Jane

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Residence 1933 (Age 71 years)
Address: Rye Hill
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Tuesday 3 October 1933, page 3
Death of a sisterEllen DONKIN
February 20, 1935 (Age 73 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 913
Death of a brotherFrancis DONKIN JP
February 18, 194317:00 (Age 81 years)
Address: Carlyle Private Hospital
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Citation details: 6522/1943 DONKIN FRANCIS EDWARD SARAH ANN WINGHAM
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 19 February 1943, page 2
Burial of a brotherFrancis DONKIN JP
February 19, 1943 (Age 81 years)
Cemetery: Wingham General
Religion: Church of England
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 19 February 1943, page 2
Residence 1943 (Age 81 years)
Address: Rye Hill
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 19 February 1943, page 2
Never marriedyes

Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 18 June 1943, page 2
Note: Stated as never marrying.
Death June 17, 1943 (Age 81 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 13456/1943 DONKIN EDWARD EDWARD SARAH ANN TAREE
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 18 June 1943, page 2
Obituary June 18, 1943 (1 day after death)
Publication: The Wingham Chronicle, previously published as The Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer, is a daily newspaper originally published in Wingham, New South Wales, Australia, now in Pyrmont, New South Wales by Fairfax Media.[1]
Citation details: Friday 18 June 1943, page 2
Donkin - Edward - Obituary
Donkin - Edward - 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 - Edward
Donkin - Edward

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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
elder brother
William DONKIN
Birth: November 17, 1859 31 19Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 31, 1929Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
22 months
himself
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
BirthBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 8592/1861 DONKIN EDWARD EDWARD SARAH A MANNING RIVER
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 - Jane
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Tuesday 3 October 1933, page 3
ResidenceObituary - Donkin - Francis
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 19 February 1943, page 2
Never marriedPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Never marriedObituary - Donkin - Edward
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 18 June 1943, page 2
DeathPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 13456/1943 DONKIN EDWARD EDWARD SARAH ANN TAREE
DeathObituary - Donkin - Edward
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 18 June 1943, page 2
ObituaryNewspaper - The Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer
Publication: The Wingham Chronicle, previously published as The Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer, is a daily newspaper originally published in Wingham, New South Wales, Australia, now in Pyrmont, New South Wales by Fairfax Media.[1]
Citation details: Friday 18 June 1943, page 2
Donkin - Edward - Obituary
Donkin - Edward - Obituary

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