Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Thomas DONKINAge: 90 years18721963

Name
Thomas DONKIN
Given names
Thomas
Surname
DONKIN
Birth June 23, 1872 44 32
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 2 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 5 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 8 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 9 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 10 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 12 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 15 years)
Citation details: 4513/1888 DONKIN ROBERT SALLAWAY ANNIE PARRAMATTA
Death of a fatherEdward DONKIN
October 26, 1890 (Age 18 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 20 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 28 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 29 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 32 years)
Citation details: 4112/1905 DONKIN GEORGE D GRAY EDITH GLEBE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
MarriageMary DAVIDView this family
about 1910 (Age 37 years)
Citation details: 1910 C1651 Mary David Thomas Donkin
Birth of a son
#1
John DONKIN
about 1910 (Age 37 years)
Citation details: 1910 C6757 John Donkin Thomas Mary
Marriage of a siblingFrancis DONKIN JPAda Minnie YOUNGView this family
Type: Religious marriage
June 26, 1912 (Age 40 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 42 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 44 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 51 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 57 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 56 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 61 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 61 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 60 years)
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 62 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 70 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 70 years)
Cemetery: Wingham General
Religion: Church of England
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 19 February 1943, page 2
Death of a brotherEdward DONKIN
June 17, 1943 (Age 70 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
Residence 1943 (Age 70 years)
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 19 February 1943, page 2
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 18 June 1943, page 2
Death of a sisterSarah Ann DONKIN
June 1, 1945 (Age 72 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Citation details: 13340/1945 ABBOTT SARAH ANNE EDWARD SARAH WINGHAM
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a brotherGeorge Douglas DONKIN
September 8, 1959 (Age 87 years)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
Citation details: 23478/1959 DONKIN GEORGE DOUGLAS EDWARD SARAH ANN MANLY
Quality of data: primary evidence
Note: The Pre 1860 Pioneer Register has the death day for George as the 14th.
Death about 1963 (Age 90 years)
Citation details: 1963 C326 Thomas Donkin Edward Sarah Towers
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
elder brother
Edward DONKIN
Birth: September 25, 1861 33 21Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 17, 1943Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
23 months
elder brother
2 years
elder 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
elder brother
Allan DONKIN
Birth: October 1, 1867 39 27Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1869Knorrit Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder sister
Ellen DONKIN
Birth: November 24, 1869 41 29Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 20, 1935Wangaratta, , Victoria, Australia
3 years
himself
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
Family with Mary DAVID - View this family
himself
Thomas DONKIN
Birth: June 23, 1872 44 32Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1963Queensland, Australia
wife
Marriage: about 1910Queensland, Australia
1 year
son

BirthBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 12662/1872 DONKIN THOMAS EDWARD SARAH A MANNING RIVER
BirthPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 913
MarriageMarriages Registered in Queensland
Citation details: 1910 C1651 Mary David Thomas Donkin
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
ResidenceObituary - Donkin - Edward
Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 18 June 1943, page 2
DeathDeaths Registered in Queensland
Citation details: 1963 C326 Thomas Donkin Edward Sarah Towers