William Henry TonkinAge: 3018861917

Name
William Henry Tonkin
Birth 13 December 1886 22 23
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birth index: 35414 / 1887
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1887 / 035414 Date and place of birth of child: Thirteenth December 1886, Adelong Name and whether present or not: William Henry, not present Sex: Male Father's name, occupation, age and birthplace: Richard Henry Tonking, Farmer, 23, Young NSW Date and place of marriage - previous issue: Thirtieth December 1884, Adelong 1 girl dead Mother's name and maiden surname, age and birthplace: Eliza Jane formerly Mitchell, 24, Kynton Victoria Informant: Richard Henry Tonking, Father, Adelong Witness: Mrs Spiers Particulars of registration: John James, Twentysecond January 1887, Adelong Name if added after Registration of birth: -
Death of a sisterAmy I Tonkin
1886
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death index: 13986 / 1886
Burial of a sisterAmy I Tonkin
1886
Birth of a brotherEdward James Tonkin
24 February 1888 (Age 14 months)
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birth index: 36476 / 1888
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1888 / 036476 Date and place of birth of child: Twentyfourth February 1888, Adelong Name and whether present or not: Edward James, not present Sex: Male Father's name, occupation, age and birthplace: Richard Henry Tonking, Farmer, 24, Young NSW Date and place of marriage - previous issue: Thirtieth December 1884, Adelong 1 boy living 1 girl dead Mother's name and maiden surname, age and birthplace: Eliza Jane Mitchell, 25, Kyneton Victoria Informant: Richard Henry Tonking, Father, Adelong Witness: Mrs Fallelove Particulars of registration: John James, Fourth April 1888, Adelong Name if added after Registration of birth: -
Birth of a brotherThomas Tonkin
1889 (Age 2)
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birth index: 35030 / 1889
Birth of a brotherAlbert Stanley Tonkin
24 July 1891 (Age 4)
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birth index: 39454 / 1891
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1891 / 039454 Date and place of birth of child: 24 July 1891, Young Name and whether present or not: Albert Stanley, Present Sex: Male Father's name, occupation, age and birthplace: Richard Henry Tonking, Carter, 27 years, Young Date and place of marriage - previous issue: 30 December 1884, Adelong 3 males living 1 female deceased Mother's name and maiden surname, age and birthplace: Jane Eliza Mitchell, 28 years, Kyneton Victoria Informant: Jane E Tonkin, Mother, Young Witness: Mrs Frederics Particulars of registration: St J Jeffreys, 12 September 1891, Young Name if added after Registration of birth: -
Death of a paternal grandmotherElizabeth Uren
1891 (Age 4)
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Death registration: 16269/1891 Elizabeth TONKING, father Abednego, Young NSW
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Registration Number : 1891 / 016269 Date and Place of death: 21 October 1891, Young Name and occupation: Elizabeth Tonking Sex and age: Female 68 years Cause of death: Unknown, has had three paralytic seizures Duration of last illness: None Medical Attendant: When he last saw deceased: Burial ordered by J T Heeley JP Name and occupation of father: Abednego Uren, Carpenter Name and maiden surname of mother: Unknown Informant: T Tonking, Son, Temora Road, Young Particulars of registration: S H Jeffreys, 21 October 1891, Young When and where buried: 22 October 1891, Young Name of undertaker: W S Millard Name and religion of Minister: Revd Joseph Tarn, Wesleyan and names of witnesses of burial: T Tonking, John Tonking Where born: England How long in the Australasian Colonies or States: 34 years Place of marriage, age, and to whom: St Just, Cornwall, England, 20 years, John Tonking Children of marriage: Elizabeth J 47 years Grace 46 years John 44 years Thomas 42 years Mary M 40 years William 37 years Abednego 32 years Rebecca A 25 years Richard H 27 years all living 2 males deceased
Death of a paternal grandfatherJohn Tonkin
3 September 1893 (Age 6)
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Death Registration no. 8629 (1893)
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1893 DEATHS in the District of Ballarat East in the Colony of Victoria. Registered by William S McKee. 8629 When and where died: 3 September 1893, corner of Bailey & Greek Streets, Town of Ballarat East, County Grant Name and Surname, Rank or Profession: John Tonkin, miner Sex and Age: Male, 74 years Cause of death: Broncho Pneumonia, Heart Disease Duration of last illness: 4 days Medical Attendant, by whom certified: Dr Mitchell When he last saw Deceased: 3 September 1893 Name and Surname of Father and Mother, if known, with Rank or Profession: Thomas Tonkin, Miner, Margaret Tonkin MS Hattam Signaure, Description and Residence of Informant: William Tonkin, Brother, Bendigo Signature of Deputy Registrar: Wm McKee Date: 7 September 1893 Where Registered: Ballarat East When and where buried: 5 September 1893, Cemetery Ballarat East Undertaker by whom certified: Thomas Wellington Name and Religion of Minister: Names of Witnesses of Burial: Harry Radcliffe, Arthur Wellington Where born: Cornwall, England How long in the Austalian Colonies stating which: 30 years in New South Wales, 8 years in Victoria If married, Where, and at what age, and to whom: Cornwall, England, 25 years, Elizabeth Uren Issue, in order of Birth, their Names and Ages: Elizabeth Jane 48 years Grace 46 years John 44 years Thomas 42 years Mary Margaret 40 years William 37 years Henry deceased Abednego (twin) 34 years Henry (twin) deceased Richard 26 years Rebecca Ann 24 years
Burial of a paternal grandfatherJohn Tonkin
5 September 1893 (Age 6)
Birth of a brotherLeslie Francis Tonkin
25 March 1894 (Age 7)
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birth index: 38724 / 1894
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1894 / 038724 Date and place of birth of child: 1894 25th March, Three Mile near Young Name and whether present or not: Francis Leslie, not present Sex: Male Father's name, occupation, age and birthplace: Richard Henry Tonkin, Miner, 29 years, Young Date and place of marriage - previous issue: 30th December 1884, Adelong, 4 males living, 1 female deceased Mother's name and maiden surname, age and birthplace: Eliza Jane Mitchell, 30 years, Victoria Informant: R H Tonkin, Father, Three Mile near Young Witness: Mrs Smith, Nurse Particulars of registration: F S Osborn, 29th March 1894, Young Name if added after Registration of birth: -
Birth of a brotherHerbert Roy Tonkin
20 July 1895 (Age 8)
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birth index: 28798 / 1895
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1895 / 028798 Date and place of birth of child: 1895 July 20, Mossvale Farm, Cowra Road, near Young Name and whether present or not: Herbert Roy, not present Sex: Male Father's name, occupation, age and birthplace: Henry Tonkin, Miner, 31 years, Young NSW Date and place of marriage - previous issue: 30 December 1884, Adelong NSW William Henry 8 years Edward James 7 years Thomas 6 years Albert Stanley 4 years Leslie Francis 1 year living one female deceased Mother's name and maiden surname, age and birthplace: Jane Eliza Mitchell, 32 years, Kyneton Victoria Informant: Certified by Jane Eliza Tonkin, Mother, Cowra Road near Young Witness: Chas Temple, Mrs Smith, nurse Particulars of registration: Charles Jennings, 31 August 1895, Young Name if added after Registration of birth: -
Death of a brotherHerbert Roy Tonkin
7 March 1896 (Age 9) Age: 8 months
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death index: 4876 / 1896
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Registration Number : 1896 / 004876 Date and Place of death: 1896 March 7, Cowra Road, Young Name and occupation: Herbert Roy Tonkin Sex and age: Male 8 months Cause of death: Cholera infantum Meningitis Duration of last illness: 8 days Medical Attendant:S Tresidder, Surgeon When he last saw deceased: 6 March 1896 Name and occupation of father: Henry Tonkin, Miner Name and maiden surname of mother: Jane Mitchell Informant: Richard Wilder, no relation, Young Particulars of registration: C Jennings, 7 March 1896, Young When and where buried: 8 March 1896, Wesleyan Cemetery, Young Name of undertaker: Alexander Miller Name and religion of Minister: - and names of witnesses of burial: Clara Miller, Richard Wilder Where born: Young, NSW How long in the Australasian Colonies or States: - Place of marriage, age, and to whom: - Children of marriage: -
Burial of a brotherHerbert Roy Tonkin
8 March 1896 (Age 9)
Birth of a brotherHarry Tonkin
16 April 1897 (Age 10)
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birth index: 9678 / 1897
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1897 / 009678 Date and place of birth of child: 1887 16th April, Camp St, Adelong, N S Wales Name and whether present or not: Harry, not present Sex: Male Father's name, occupation, age and birthplace: Henry Tonkin, Miner, 33 years, Young N S Wales Date and place of marriage - previous issue: 30th December 1884, Adelong N S Wales William Henry 10 Edward James 9 Thomas 7 Alfred Stanley 5 Leslie Francis 3 living 1 boy dead 1 girl dead Mother's name and maiden surname, age and birthplace: Jane Eliza Mitchell, 34 years, Kynton Victoria Informant: Certified by Henry Tonkin, Father, Adelong N S Wales Witness: none, Mrs Smith, none Particulars of registration: Alfred Bray, 11th June 1887, Adelong Name if added after Registration of birth: -
Birth of a brotherClement Roy Tonkin
1900 (Age 13)
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birth index: 19335 / 1900
Birth of a brotherHarold Tonkin
1901 (Age 14)
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birth index: 19402 / 1901
Death of a brotherHarold Tonkin
30 March 1908 (Age 21) Age: 6
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death index: 411 / 1908
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Registration Number : 1908 / 000411 Date and Place of death: 1908 30th March, Adelong Name and occupation: Harold Tonkin Sex and age: Male 6 years Cause of death: Marasmus Heart Disease Duration of last illness: 6 years Medical Attendant: H J Cook, MRCS FRCP When he last saw deceased: 25th March 1908 Name and occupation of father: Henry Tonkin, Orchardist Name and maiden surname of mother: Jane Eliza Mitchell Informant: Henry Tonkin, Father, Adelong Particulars of registration: Arthur W Molyneaux, 30th March 1908, Adelong When and where buried: 1908 31st March, Adelong Cemetery at Adelong Name of undertaker: G D Boston Name and religion of Minister:William N Locke, Methodist and names of witnesses of burial: W H Tonkin, E J Tonkin Where born: Adelong, NSW How long in the Australasian Colonies or States: - Place of marriage, age, and to whom: - Children of marriage: -
Burial of a brotherHarold Tonkin
31 March 1908 (Age 21)
Marriage of a siblingThomas TonkinElsie May HargreavesView family
1915 (Age 28)
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marriage index: 12190 / 1915
Occupation
School Teacher (Science Master)

Death 7 May 1917 (Age 30) Age: 38


Family with parents - View family
father
mother
 
Marriage: 30 December 1884Adelong, NSW, Australia
1 year
elder sister
Amy I Tonkin
Birth: 1885 20 22Deniliquin, NSW, Australia
Death: 1886Adelong, NSW, Australia
23 months
William Henry Tonkin
Birth: 13 December 1886 22 23Adelong, NSW, Australia
Death: 7 May 1917Bullecourt, France
14 months
younger brother
Edward James Tonkin
Birth: 24 February 1888 23 25Adelong, NSW, Australia
Death: 1930Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia
22 months
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
Albert Stanley Tonkin
Birth: 24 July 1891 27 28Young, NSW, Australia
Death: 14 July 1963Tumut, NSW, Australia
3 years
younger brother
Leslie Francis Tonkin
Birth: 25 March 1894 29 31Three Mile, Young, NSW, Australia
Death: 23 January 1940Chatswood, NSW, Australia
16 months
younger brother
Herbert Roy Tonkin
Birth: 20 July 1895 31 32Young, NSW, Australia
Death: 7 March 1896Young, NSW, Australia
21 months
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
Harold Tonkin
Birth: 1901 36 38Adelong, NSW, Australia
Death: 30 March 1908Adelong, NSW, Australia

BirthNew South Wales, Australia BMD index
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birth index: 35414 / 1887
BirthNew South Wales, Australia, Birth certificate
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1887 / 035414 Date and place of birth of child: Thirteenth December 1886, Adelong Name and whether present or not: William Henry, not present Sex: Male Father's name, occupation, age and birthplace: Richard Henry Tonking, Farmer, 23, Young NSW Date and place of marriage - previous issue: Thirtieth December 1884, Adelong 1 girl dead Mother's name and maiden surname, age and birthplace: Eliza Jane formerly Mitchell, 24, Kynton Victoria Informant: Richard Henry Tonking, Father, Adelong Witness: Mrs Spiers Particulars of registration: John James, Twentysecond January 1887, Adelong Name if added after Registration of birth: -
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William Henry was the son of (Richard) Henry TONKIN. He was a schoolteacher (science master) who enlisted at the age of 29 years and one month on 11 July 1915. His next of kin was his father whose address was "Sunnyside" Adelong NSW. His religious denomination was Methodist. He served in the 4th Battalion and was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant on 1 Dec 1915. He arrived in France 29 Aug 1916 and was promoted to Lieutenant on 8 Dec 1916. He died in the 2nd battle of Bullecourt but he has no grave and is listed on the wall at Villers-Bretonneux. His cousin William Spencer Tonkin also died in the same battle on 4 May 1917
DeathWilliam Henry Tonkin WW1 casualty
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DeathWilliam Henry TONKIN memorial at Villers-BretonneuxWilliam Henry TONKIN memorial at Villers-Bretonneux
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