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John William JOHNSTON


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Looking for a birth in Qld. 1914 - 1917 - parents possibly William and Rose Ann Green

So confusing as 3x William and 2x Johnston married Green.

After 1914 because of arrival.

Title: Card Index to Nominated Immigrants 1908 to 1922
Item ID: 868960 Ref: IMM/333Microfilm: Z7750
Arrival Date: 1914
Arrival Place: Queensland
Ship: 'Roscommon'
William Johnston Birth Year: abt 1879
Rose Ann Johnston Birth Year: abt 1881
William Johnston Birth Year: abt 1903
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"Australia, Queensland, Immigration indexes, 1864-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q268-2V9T : 10 February 2018), William Johnston, 1914; citing Immigration, Queensland, Australia, Queensland State Archives, Australia.

27 Feb 1914 - SHIPPING. - Trove
https://trove.nla.gov.au › newspaper › article

Roscommon left Lond. Jan. 14, callc'd Fort Said. Line 6.9.0. 27, an. Thuisday Is. Feb. 23. due Cairns. Line 6.9.1. Fcb. 2?, T'ville Mar. 1, R'hompton 5,.

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SS Roscommon, built by Workman, Clark & Co. Ltd., Belfast in 1902 and owned at the time of her loss by Union Steamship Co. of New Zealand, Ltd., London, was a British steamer of 8238 tons. On August 21st, 1917, Roscommon, on a voyage from Manchester to Australia with general cargo, was sunk by the German submarine U-53 (Hans Rose), 20 miles northeast of Tory Island. There were no casualties. Read more at wrecksite: https://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?63170
William Johnston 35 plasterer
William son 11?
Henry son 10
Rose wife 33?

pos 1911 census – 804 Walker road, St Anthonys – Newcastle on Tyne
William Johnston 33 plasterer worker b Carlisle Cumberland
Rose Ann wife 31 married 11 yrs – 2 children living b Penrith Cumberland
William Hope son 10 b Wallsend Newcastle
Henry son 8 b Byker Newcastle
Joseph Hope Johnston brother 35 widower plastered b Carlisle Cumberland

William Hope Johnston b Jan qtr 1901 Tynemouth Vol 10B page 207 – mm Green – died 1975 Vic #25485 – married Mabel Marion Martin (1902-1964) on 7 April 1923 Brisbane

Henry Johnston b Jan qtr Newcastle upon Tyne Vol 10B page 157 – mm Green

father William Johnston Funeral notice Daily Standard – 6 April 1916
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/181545468?searchTerm=william johnston

Rose Ann Johnson died 4 May 1957 Qld – James Green & Mary Ann Hewitt – B019497 page 1300

Son - JOHNSTON HENRY : Service Number - Q265119 : Date of birth - 15 Dec 1902 : Place of birth - NEWCASTLE ON TYNE ENGLAND : Place of enlistment - KELVIN GROVE : Next of Kin - JOHNSTON ANN – file open to view

Henry Johnston marriage 28 May 1927 Qld to Ann Ellen Alice Andrew – 1927/B/1058
https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/180105135?searchTerm=johnston - andrew

interesting that father is Mr A.E. Johnson – note on Tree also has from death cert for Rose Ann – died from heart attack details from death cert A72506 & shows Albert Edward Johnson as spouse.

Looks like Rose remarried after William’s death
Albert Edward Johnson married Rose Johnston 19 May 1917 Qld - 1917/B/20201
Thanks Val.

I didn't know Rose remarried but I knew her death reg had Johnson.

I'll leave the query re father being Edward Albert in the other topic.

I need the birth reg in post #1 but my browser won't return any births from Qld index for some reason.
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sorry Dave - who are you looking for in Qld Births?

Only birth I can see is under Johnson – Robert Johson b 12 Oct 1920 – mm Rose Johnson nil for father – 1920/C/12072
nothing under Johnston with William & Rose
The title Val.
A birth for a John William Johnston in Qld. 1914 - 1920.

Looking to see if William and Rose Ann had a son after arrival.
Don't know about this. If that is the right Albert married to Rose then who is Amy married to? - William?

1917 QLD Electoral Roll - Lilley - Enoggera
JOHNSON Albert Edward, Simpson's rd., Bardon Estate, fitter
JOHNSON Amy Elizabeth, Simpson's rd., housewife
JOHNSON Rose, Simpson's rd., Bardon Estate, home duties
JOHNSON William, Simpson's rd., compositor

I can't find a marriage for a William to an Amy.

1925 QLD Electoral Roll - Lilley - Enoggera
JOHNSTON William Hope, Bardon Park Estate, Upper Paddington, carpenter
JOHNSTON Mabel Marion, Bardon Park Estate, Upper Paddington, home d.
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