Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

William DONKINAge: 6918591929

Name
William DONKIN
Given names
William
Surname
DONKIN
Birth 17 November 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
25 September 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
17 September 1863 (Age 3)
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
17 September 1865 (Age 5)
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
1 October 1867 (Age 7)
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
11 October 1868 (Age 8)
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
24 November 1869 (Age 10)
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)
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
23 June 1872 (Age 12)
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
25 November 1874 (Age 15)
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
27 July 1877 (Age 17)
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 21)
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
21 November 1882 (Age 23)
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
23 October 1884 (Age 24)
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
26 October 1890 (Age 30)
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
26 December 1892 (Age 33)
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
10 April 1901 (Age 41)
Citation details: 5228/1901 EAMES ERNEST C A DONKIN ELLEN WINGHAM
Marriage of a siblingJohn ABBOTT J.P.Sarah Ann DONKINView this family
21 May 1902 (Age 42)
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 45)
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)
Citation details: 1910 C1651 Mary David Thomas Donkin
Marriage of a siblingFrancis DONKIN JPAda Minnie YOUNGView this family
about 1912 (Age 52)
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
Death of a brotherRobert DONKIN
about 1915 (Age 55)
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
26 July 1916 (Age 56)
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
Residence before 1922 (Age 62)
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)
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
15 December 1923 (Age 64)
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 married

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 31 July 192921:00 (Age 69)
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
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 3 August 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: 8 May 1855Dungog, , New South Wales, Australia
11 months
elder sister
Jane ‘Jinny’ DONKIN
Birth: 20 April 1856 28 16Dungog, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1 October 1933Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
18 months
elder brother
Robert DONKIN
Birth: 13 October 1857 29 17Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1915Boulder, , Western Australia, Australia
2 years
himself
William DONKIN
Birth: 17 November 1859 31 19Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: 31 July 1929Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
22 months
younger brother
Edward DONKIN
Birth: 25 September 1861 33 21Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: 17 June 1943Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
Sarah Ann DONKIN
Birth: 17 September 1865 37 25Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1 June 1945Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
Allan DONKIN
Birth: 1 October 1867 39 27Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1869Knorrit Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger sister
Ellen DONKIN
Birth: 24 November 1869 41 29Karaak Flat, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: 20 February 1935Wangaratta, , Victoria, Australia
3 years
younger brother
Thomas DONKIN
Birth: 23 June 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: 23 October 1884 56 44Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: 26 July 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
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

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

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