Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Francis DONKIN JPAge: 7918631943

Name
Francis DONKIN JP
Given names
Francis
Surname
DONKIN
Name suffix
JP
Birth September 17, 1863 35 23
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
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 19 February 1943, page 2
Birth of a sisterSarah Ann DONKIN
September 17, 1865 (Age 2)
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
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 529
Birth of a brotherAllan DONKIN
October 1, 1867 (Age 4)
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 5)
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
Birth of a sisterEllen DONKIN
November 24, 1869 (Age 6)
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 5)
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 8)
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 11)
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 13)
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
Birth of a brotherGeorge Douglas DONKIN
about 1881 (Age 17)
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 maternal grandfatherThomas TOWERS
November 21, 1882 (Age 19)
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 21)
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.

Death of a fatherEdward DONKIN
October 26, 1890 (Age 27)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 12525/1890 DONKIN EDWARD WILLIAM JANE TAREE
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 29)
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 37)
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 38)
Citation details: 5401/1902 ABBOTT JOHN DONKIN SARA WINGHAM
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 41)
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 46)
Citation details: 1910 C1651 Mary David Thomas Donkin
MarriageAda Minnie YOUNGView this family
about 1912 (Age 48)
Citation details: 5498/1912 DONKIN FRANCIS YOUNG EVA M CHATSWOOD
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
Birth of a daughter
#1
Ellen Jean “Nell” DONKIN
March 23, 1913 (Age 49)
Citation details: DONKIN ELLEN J 21314/1913 FRANCIS EVA M TAREE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a son
#2
Frank Haddon DONKIN
about 1915 (Age 51)
Citation details: DONKIN FRANK H 24922/1915 FRANK EVA M TAREE
Death of a brotherRobert DONKIN
about 1915 (Age 51)
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
Death of a brotherHarold Hampden DONKIN
July 26, 1916 (Age 52)
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
Birth of a daughter
#3
Beth H DONKIN
about 1917 (Age 53)
Citation details: DONKIN BETH H 35919/1917 FRANCIS EVA M TAREE
Death of a motherSarah Ann TOWERS
December 15, 1923 (Age 60)
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 65)
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
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 65)
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 70)
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
Death of a sisterEllen DONKIN
February 20, 1935 (Age 71)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 913
Marriage of a childTrevor Laing MUNEEllen Jean “Nell” DONKINView this family
February 3, 1940 (Age 76)
Publication: https://familysearch.org
Text:

Spouse Trevor Laing /Mune/ Marriage 3 February 1938 (This year is obviously wrong) St Andrews Pres Church, Suva, Fiji

Quality of data: questionable evidence
Marriage of a childFrank Haddon DONKINJoyce Mary CRANEView this family
about 1940 (Age 76)
Citation details: 1628/1940 DONKIN FRANK HADDON CRANE JOYCE MARY ASHFIELD
Death February 18, 194317:00 (Age 79)
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
Obituary February 19, 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 19 February 1943, page 2
Donkin - Francis - Obituary
Donkin - Francis - Obituary

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Burial February 19, 1943 (1 day after death)
Cemetery: Wingham General
Religion: Church of England
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 19 February 1943, page 2
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
Robert DONKIN
Birth: October 13, 1857 29 17Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1915Boulder, , Western Australia, Australia
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
elder brother
Edward DONKIN
Birth: September 25, 1861 33 21Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 17, 1943Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
himself
2 years
younger sister
Sarah Ann DONKIN
Birth: September 17, 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
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
Family with Ada Minnie YOUNG - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1912Chatswood, , New South Wales, Australia
15 months
daughter
Ellen Jean “Nell” DONKIN
Birth: March 23, 1913 49 37Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 23, 1997Perth, , Western Australia, Australia
3 years
son
3 years
daughter

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: 8882/1863 DONKIN FRANCIS EDWARD SARAH A MANNING RIVER
BirthObituary - Donkin - Francis
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 19 February 1943, page 2
MarriageD - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 5498/1912 DONKIN FRANCIS YOUNG EVA M CHATSWOOD
MarriagePre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
MarriageObituary - Donkin - Francis
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 19 February 1943, page 2
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
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: 6522/1943 DONKIN FRANCIS EDWARD SARAH ANN WINGHAM
Quality of data: primary evidence
DeathObituary - Donkin - Francis
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 19 February 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 19 February 1943, page 2
Donkin - Francis - Obituary
Donkin - Francis - Obituary

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

BurialObituary - Donkin - Francis
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 19 February 1943, page 2