Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

George Austin “Austie” RAVELLAge: 8218741956

Name
George Austin “Austie” RAVELL
Given names
George Austin
Surname
RAVELL
Nickname
Austie
Citation details: 11 April 2017
Text:

In part:

"George Austin Ravell, 1910-1993 was known as "Doughie" (he was a Baker during the war). it was his father, George Austin RAVELL 1974-1956 who was known as "Austie""

Birth June 14, 1874 28 17
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 8
Citation details: 17958/1874 RAVELS GEORGE AUSTIN GEORGE HANNAH MARIA PORT STEPHENS
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1281
Birth of a brotherErnest David RAVELL
January 11, 1876 (Age 18 months)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 9
Citation details: 18963/1876 RAVEL ERNEST DAVID GEORGE HANNAH MARIA PORT STEPHENS
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1281
Birth of a sisterMyra Edith RAVELL
June 29, 1877 (Age 3)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 9
Citation details: 19355/1877 RAVEL MYRA E GEORGE HANNAH M PORT STEPHENS
Death of a maternal grandmotherHannah AUSTIN
July 8, 1879 (Age 5)
Cause: Suffered angina for some time
Citation details: 7452/1879 BLANCH HANNAH JOHN A MARY A NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 238
Birth of a sisterAgnes Florence “Florence” RAVELL
August 20, 1879 (Age 5)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 9
Citation details: 21921/1879 RAVEL AGNES F GEORGE HANNAH M PORT STEPHENS
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1281
Note: The Pre 1860 Pioneer Register as her DOB as 30 August.
Birth of a sisterAmy Harriett RAVELL
May 11, 1881 (Age 6)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 9
Citation details: 17610/1881 RAVEL AMY HARRIET GEORGE HANNAH MARIA WINGHAM
Birth of a brotherGeorge William RAVELL
August 21, 1883 (Age 9)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 9
Citation details: 20001/1883 RAVEL GEORGE WILLIAM GEORGE HANNAH MARIA WINGHAM
Publication: Newspaper
Birth of a brotherThomas Francis RAVELL
August 14, 1885 (Age 11)
Citation details: 22335/1885 RAVELS THOMS F GEORGE HANNAH M TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1281
Birth of a brotherHenry Charles RAVELL
March 26, 1888 (Age 13)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 9
Citation details: 24243/1888 RAVEL HENRY C GEORGE HANNAH M TAREE
Publication: Newspaper
Birth of a brotherDavid Clarence RAVELL
December 11, 1889 (Age 15)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 9
Citation details: 32930/1890 RAVEL DAVID C GEORGE HANNAH STROUD
Publication: Newspaper
Birth of a sisterMaria Blanche RAVELL
November 8, 1891 (Age 17)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 9
Citation details: 34440/1892 RAVEL MARIA B GEORGE HANNAH M TAREE
Death of a maternal grandfatherThomas BLANCH
July 3, 1892 (Age 18)
Cause: Natural causes.
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 12495/1892 BLANCH THOMAS EDWARD UNKNOWN STROUD
Birth of a brotherJohn Herbert “Jack” RAVELL
November 3, 1894 (Age 20)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 9
Citation details: 32442/1894 RAVEL JOHN H GEORGE HANNAH M STROUD
Birth of a brotherSidney Paul RAVELL
November 4, 1898 (Age 24)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 9
Citation details: 7288/1899 RAVEL SIDNEY P GEORGE HANNAH M STROUD
Citation details: 17 JUN 2008
Text:

Hello Stuart. I am a grandson of the above couple, and would like to correct some of your information on your site about them. Minnie was born 22/11/1895. Died at Taree 19/3/1984. Sidney paul Ravell born 4/11/1898. Died at Forster 22/6/1956. Both cremated at Beresfield. I don't have much information on the first Ravells to Forster, and wonder if you have more. Thanks Gary Hayes

MarriageElizabeth McBRIDEView this family
April 5, 1899 (Age 24)
Citation details: 4385/1899 RAVELL GEORGE A MCBRIDE ELIZABETH STROUD
Publication: Newspaper
Citation details: Family Tree owned by ravellk3
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1281
Birth of a daughter
#1
Elvie F RAVEL
about 1900 (Age 25)
Citation details: 7555/1900 RAVEL ELVEY F GEORGE A ELIZABETH STROUD
Occupation
in the timber industry
after 1899 (Age 24)
Publication: Newspaper
Note: Austin, Ernest and Alex were in the timber industry all having bullock teams with which they cut and drew logs to the wharf where the paddle punts from Tuncurry collect the logs. There were two depots in the bay, one on the north side and the other at Freshwater. As well there were depots at Sugar Creek.
ResidenceElizabeth McBRIDEView this family
after 1899 (Age 24)
Publication: Newspaper
Note: Austin selected about 300 acres of land in Coomba Bay where he and his wife reared a family of eight, four boys and four girls.
Birth of a sisterMyrtle Sylvia RAVELL
December 18, 1900 (Age 26)
Address: Rose Point
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 9
Citation details: 7691/1901 RAVELL MYRTLE S GEORGE HANNAH M STROUD
Publication: Newspaper
Marriage of a siblingErnest David RAVELLFlorence McBRIDEView this family
about 1900 (Age 25)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 9
Citation details: 3934/1900 RAVELL ERNEST D MCBRIDE FLORENCE HAMILTON
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1281
Marriage of a siblingAlexander David GREGORYMyra Edith RAVELLView this family
about 1900 (Age 25)
Citation details: 2222/1900 GREGORY ALEXANDER D RAVELL MYRA E TAREE
Publication: Newspaper
Text:

Myra Ravell who was born in 1877 married Alex Gregory; they too selected similar land adjoining Ernest and had four girls and two boys.

Birth of a daughter
#2
Margaret Mona RAVELL
about 1902 (Age 27)
Citation details: 26563/1902 RAVELL MARGARET M GEORGE A ELIZABETH STROUD
Marriage of a siblingGeorge Charles WILSONAgnes Florence “Florence” RAVELLView this family
October 20, 1903 (Age 29)
Citation details: 9412/1903 WILSON GEORGE C RAVELL AGNES F STROUD
Publication: Newspaper
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1281
Birth of a son
#3
Henry Charles RAVELL
March 21, 1904 (Age 29)
Citation details: 16853/1904 RAVELL HENRY C GEORGE A ELIZABETH STROUD
Citation details: Family Tree owned by ravellk3
Birth of a daughter
#4
Elizabeth E RAVEL
about 1907 (Age 32)
Citation details: 40432/1907 RAVELL ELIZABETH E GEORGE A ELIZABETH STROUD
Birth of a son
#5
George Austin “Doughie” RAVELL
March 11, 1910 (Age 35)
Citation details: RAVEL GEORGE A 20243/1910  GEORGE A ELIZABETH STROUD
Quality of data: primary evidence
Marriage of a siblingJoseph LACEYAmy Harriett RAVELLView this family
about 1915 (Age 40)
Citation details: 1340/1915 LACEY JOSEPH RAVELL AMY RANDWICK
Publication: Newspaper
Text:

Amy, who was born in 1881, married Joe Lacy and as his work as dairy inspector took him to other centres they eventually left and [sic] area, finishing up settling in Sydney.

Death of a brotherThomas Francis RAVELL
May 3, 1917 (Age 42)
Cause: Killed in action
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1281
Death of a brotherJohn Herbert “Jack” RAVELL
September 26, 1917 (Age 43)
Cause: Killed in action
Note: Polygon Wood
General view at Ypres
General view at Ypres

Note: Downloaded from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.


Near Ypres
Near Ypres

Note: Australian troops on the Menin Road, near Ypres, 14 September 1917. Note that the soldiers are wearing shorts, and the horses, killed by shell fire, in the foreground.

Burial of a brotherJohn Herbert “Jack” RAVELL
after September 26, 1917 (Age 43)
Address: Plot 34, Row E, Grave 14
Cemetery: New Irish Farm Cemetery
Note: It appears he was buried in the field of action and subsequently his body was exhumed and reburied i…


Ravell - John Herbert - Commemorative Certificate
Ravell - John Herbert - Commemorative Certificate

Note: Downloaded from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Marriage of a siblingGeorge William RAVELLMabel Zoe G WEBBView this family
about 1918 (Age 43)
Citation details: 9496/1918 RAVELL GEORGE W WEBB MABEL L G ST LEONARDS
Marriage of a siblingDavid Clarence RAVELLLilian Jane DUNCANView this family
about 1919 (Age 44)
Citation details: 11257/1919 RAVELL DAVID C DUNCAN LILIAN J SYDNEY
Publication: Newspaper
Marriage of a siblingHoward George MAHERMaria Blanche RAVELLView this family
about 1920 (Age 45)
Citation details: 14590/1920 MAHER HOWARD G RAVELL MARIA B TAREE
Publication: Newspaper
Birth of a son
#6
John Herbert RAVELL
October 24, 1921 (Age 47)
Citation details: 22 August 2011
Marriage of a childNathaniel Henry GODWINMargaret Mona RAVELLView this family
about 1921 (Age 46)
Citation details: 12024/1921 GODWIN NATHANIEL H RAVELL MARGARET M TAREE
Marriage of a siblingSidney Paul RAVELLMinnie May GODWINView this family
November 2, 1921 (Age 47)
Citation details: 17895/1921 RAVELL SIDNEY P GODWIN MINNIE M GLOUCESTER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1281
Marriage of a siblingJohn Henry Allen CHRISTIANMyrtle Sylvia RAVELLView this family
January 2, 1922 (Age 47)
Citation details: 3849/1922 CHRISTIAN JOHN H A RAVELL MYRTLE S GLOUCESTER
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1281
Marriage of a siblingHenry Charles RAVELLVera Clemence COALDRAKEView this family
August 30, 1924 (Age 50)
Citation details: 12304/1924 RAVELL HENRY C COALDRAKE VERA C WEST MAITLAND
Publication: Newspaper
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1281
Marriage of a childHenry Charles RAVELLAnn Goleby SHERIDANView this family
about 1928 (Age 53)
Citation details: 9199/1928 RAVELL HENRY C SHERIDAN ANNA G WOLLONGONG
Death of a motherHannah Maria “Maria” BLANCH
March 3, 1929 (Age 54)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 8
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 1661/1929 RAVELL HANNAH M THOMAS HANNAH GLOUCESTER
Citation details: Forster General
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 238
Occupation
Labourer
1930 (Age 55)
ResidenceElizabeth McBRIDEView this family
1930 (Age 55)
Death of a fatherGeorge Robert RAVELL
July 14, 1933 (Age 59)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 8
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 14105/1933 RAVELL GEORGE GEORGE HANNAH M GLOUCESTER
Death of a wifeElizabeth McBRIDE
August 28, 1934 (Age 60)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 9
Ravell - Elizabeth
Ravell - Elizabeth

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Occupation
Labourer
1936 (Age 61)
Publication: 1936
Residence 1936 (Age 61)
Publication: 1936
Death of a brotherDavid Clarence RAVELL
December 20, 1937 (Age 63)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 20678/1937 RAVELL DAVID CLARENCE 48 YRS SYDNEY -- SYDNEY
Marriage of a siblingOswald Winifred DINGLEMyrtle Sylvia RAVELLView this family
about 1943 (Age 68)
Citation details: 17399/1943 DINGLE OSWALD WINIFRED CHRISTIAN MYRTLE SYLVIA MAYFIELD
Marriage of a childJohn Herbert RAVELLSusan Amelia FLETCHERView this family
Type: Religious marriage
February 12, 1944 (Age 69)
Address: All Saints Church
Citation details: 4998/1944 RAVELL JOHN HERBERT FLETCHER SUSAN AMELIA PETERSHAM
Citation details: 22 August 2011
Death of a brotherErnest David RAVELL
August 26, 1944 (Age 70)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 21156/1944 RAVELL ERNEST DAVID GEORGE MARIA TAREE
Citation details: Forster General
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1281
Death of a brotherSidney Paul RAVELL
June 22, 1956 (Age 82)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 24793/1956 RAVELL SYDNEY PAUL GEORGE MARIA TAREE
Citation details: Email 17 JUN 2008
Text:

Hello Stuart. I am a grandson of the above couple, and would like to correct some of your information on your site about them. Minnie was born 22/11/1895. Died at Taree 19/3/1984. Sidney paul Ravell born 4/11/1898. Died at Forster 22/6/1956. Both cremated at Beresfield. I don't have much information on the first Ravells to Forster, and wonder if you have more. Thanks Gary Hayes

Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1281
Death December 17, 1956 (Age 82)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 8
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 33232/1956 RAVELL GEORGE AUSTIN GEORGE MARIA TAREE
Citation details: Forster General
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1281
Burial
Address: Anglican Portion, Row K41.
Cemetery: Forster General
Ravell - George Austin
Ravell - George Austin

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: September 12, 1873Forster, , New South Wales, Australia
9 months
himself
19 months
younger brother
18 months
younger sister
2 years
younger sister
21 months
younger sister
2 years
younger brother
George William RAVELL
Birth: August 21, 1883 37 26Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 8, 1964Hornsby, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
Thomas Francis RAVELL
Birth: August 14, 1885 39 28Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 3, 1917France
3 years
younger brother
21 months
younger brother
David Clarence RAVELL
Birth: December 11, 1889 43 32Stroud, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 20, 1937Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
23 months
younger sister
Maria Blanche RAVELL
Birth: November 8, 1891 45 34Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 18, 1968Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger brother
Australian Army CrestJohn Herbert “Jack” RAVELL
Birth: November 3, 1894 48 37Forster, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 26, 1917Ieper (Ypres), West-Vlaanderen, , Belgium
4 years
younger brother
Sidney Paul RAVELL
Birth: November 4, 1898 52 41Stroud, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 22, 1956Forster, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger sister
Family with Elizabeth McBRIDE - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: April 5, 1899Stroud, , New South Wales, Australia
21 months
daughter
3 years
daughter
Margaret Mona RAVELL
Birth: about 1902 27 20Stroud, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 11, 1976New South Wales, Australia
2 years
son
Henry Charles RAVELL
Birth: March 21, 1904 29 22Forster, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: May 15, 1982Greenwell Point, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
daughter
3 years
son
daughter
Private
son
Private
son

BirthHarnett - Edward - Descendants - By Debra Myers
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 8
BirthBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 17958/1874 RAVELS GEORGE AUSTIN GEORGE HANNAH MARIA PORT STEPHENS
BirthRavell Family Note
BirthPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1281
MarriageMarriages registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 4385/1899 RAVELL GEORGE A MCBRIDE ELIZABETH STROUD
MarriagePioneers of Rose Point - Ravell Family
Publication: Newspaper
MarriageWeb Site - ancestry.com.au
Citation details: Family Tree owned by ravellk3
MarriagePre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1281
OccupationPioneers of Rose Point - Ravell Family
Publication: Newspaper
ResidencePioneers of Rose Point - Ravell Family
Publication: Newspaper
OccupationAustralian Electoral Roll - NSW - 1930
ResidenceAustralian Electoral Roll - NSW - 1930
OccupationAustralian Electoral Roll - NSW - 1936
Publication: 1936
ResidenceAustralian Electoral Roll - NSW - 1936
Publication: 1936
NameEmails - Margaret Ravell
Citation details: 11 April 2017
Text:

In part:

"George Austin Ravell, 1910-1993 was known as "Doughie" (he was a Baker during the war). it was his father, George Austin RAVELL 1974-1956 who was known as "Austie""

DeathHarnett - Edward - Descendants - By Debra Myers
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 8
DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 33232/1956 RAVELL GEORGE AUSTIN GEORGE MARIA TAREE
DeathAustralian Cemeteries Index
Citation details: Forster General
DeathPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc; Taree, NSW;2004
Citation details: 1281
BurialAustralian Cemeteries Index
SourceHarnett - Edward - Descendants - By Debra Myers
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 8
Note: This is a MS Word document of 35 pages and 12,688 words evidencing a lot of work. Mostly it comprises BDM data. No sources are given and there are some errors.