John Tonkin

John Osborne Richard (Jack) TonkinAge: 6519001965

Name
John Osborne Richard (Jack) Tonkin
Birth 1 January 1900 44 40
Address: Burt Street Boulder City Western Australia Australia
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John Osborne Richard Tonkin, born 1st January 1900 in Burt Street, Boulder City, Western Australia. Father of John Osborne Richard Tonkin is: William Tonkin, Engine Driver, 43 years old, his birth place is (correctly) listed as Fryers Creek Victoria, Australia. (This is William Tonkin born in 1856). Mother of John Osborne Richard Tonkin is: Elizabeth Shepherd, 40 years old, born in Ballarat Victoria (Australia). William Tonkin and Elizabeth Shepherd are listed on this birth certificate as being married on 20th July 1881 in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia. William and Elizabeth's other living children are listed as: May Elizabeth Annie: 17 years old William James Bertram: 16 years old. Evelyn Victoria: 14 years old. Mary Louisa Hornbrook: 12 years old Charlotte Tresize (It definately says Charlotte - not "Charles"): 9 years old. Gertrude Lilian: 3 years old. Deceased children are two males. No deceased females. Informant of John Osborne Richard Tonkin's birth is listed as in writing by William Tonkin, father of the child, Bert Street, Boulder City. Date of registration was 1st March 1900, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. Nurse who certified was Mrs Caldwell and Accoucheur was L.F.P. Sawell (MRCS). These details were all written in neat script handwriting on the birth certificate. Birth Registration Number 117, birth extract number 774.
Marriage of a siblingWilliam James Bertram (Bert) TonkinTeresa ColreavyView family
1906 (Age 6)
Death of a maternal grandfatherThomas Shepherd
1907 (Age 7)
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Death Registration no. 11753 (1907)
Marriage of a siblingHerbert Waldemar MuellerMary Louisa Hornbrook TonkinView family
1909 (Age 9)
Death of a paternal grandmotherCharlotte Trezise
16 May 1910 (Age 10)
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Death Registration no. 5823 (1910)
Burial of a paternal grandmotherCharlotte Trezise
May 1910 (Age 10)
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William Tonkin B. 1827 - D. 1895 Charlotte (Trezise) B. 1828 - D. 1910 St Just Penwith Cornwall
Marriage of a siblingJames DenhamCharlotte (Lettie) Trezise TonkinView family
1914 (Age 14)
Occupation
Motor Driver
1919 (Age 19)

Marriage of a siblingFrancis DowneyGertrude (Gerte) Lillian TonkinView family
1920 (Age 20)
Death of a maternal grandmotherNancy Hornbrook
1925 (Age 25)
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Death Registration no. 588 (1925)
Death of a motherElizabeth (Bessy) Shepherd
13 October 1930 (Age 30)
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On October 13, 1930, passed peacefully away at Victoria Park, Elizabeth, dearly beloved wife of William Tonkin and mother and mother in law of John and Bernice Tonkin. "When he cometh, when he cometh to make up his jewels".
Death of a sisterGertrude (Gerte) Lillian Tonkin
12 March 1934 (Age 34)
Death of a fatherWilliam Tonkin
9 March 1939 (Age 39) Age: 82
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Tonkin On March 9, 1939, suddenly, William, beloved husband of the late Elizabeth Tonkin and loved father of May, Bert, Eva, Mary, Charlotte, Gertrude (deceased) and Jack aged 82 years. At rest.
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Police Report in newspaper: Body Found in River The dead body of William Tonkin (82), an old age pensioner who resided with his son-in-law, Mr F. Temby in Mint Street, Victoria Park, was found in the Swan River, near the Bunbury railway bridge, late yesterday afternoon. The man had apparently been dead for about 48 hours. The Central police were notified on Wednesday that Mr Tonkin was missing from home. Yesterday afternoon, an employee of the East Perth power house saw the body in the river and Constables Kinghorn and Meakins, of the Water Police recovered it from the water. Constable Leahy subsequently carried out investigations. The old man's body was floating face downwards in about two feet of water about ten yards on the north side of the railway bridge.
Death of a sisterEveline Victoria (Eva) Tonkin
29 December 1961 (Age 61)
Death May 1965 (Age 65)

Cause of death: Heart failure
Shared note: Died of heart failure whilst suffering from cancer of the throat.
Source: Sue Ward
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Marriage: 20 July 1881Ballarat, VIC, Australia
17 months
elder sister
May Elizabeth Annie Tonkin
Birth: 1882 26 22Fryerstown, VIC, Australia
Death: 8 February 1970East Victoria Park, Perth, WA, Australia
2 years
elder brother
4 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
Clarence Elmer Tonkin
Birth: 1894 38 34Long Gully, VIC, Australia
Death: 1894Long Gully, VIC, Australia
3 years
elder sister
4 years

BirthWA Birth Certificate
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John Osborne Richard Tonkin, born 1st January 1900 in Burt Street, Boulder City, Western Australia. Father of John Osborne Richard Tonkin is: William Tonkin, Engine Driver, 43 years old, his birth place is (correctly) listed as Fryers Creek Victoria, Australia. (This is William Tonkin born in 1856). Mother of John Osborne Richard Tonkin is: Elizabeth Shepherd, 40 years old, born in Ballarat Victoria (Australia). William Tonkin and Elizabeth Shepherd are listed on this birth certificate as being married on 20th July 1881 in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia. William and Elizabeth's other living children are listed as: May Elizabeth Annie: 17 years old William James Bertram: 16 years old. Evelyn Victoria: 14 years old. Mary Louisa Hornbrook: 12 years old Charlotte Tresize (It definately says Charlotte - not "Charles"): 9 years old. Gertrude Lilian: 3 years old. Deceased children are two males. No deceased females. Informant of John Osborne Richard Tonkin's birth is listed as in writing by William Tonkin, father of the child, Bert Street, Boulder City. Date of registration was 1st March 1900, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. Nurse who certified was Mrs Caldwell and Accoucheur was L.F.P. Sawell (MRCS). These details were all written in neat script handwriting on the birth certificate. Birth Registration Number 117, birth extract number 774.
Death
Died of heart failure whilst suffering from cancer of the throat.
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Source: Sue Ward