Arthur Alfred COLSTON

Arthur Alfred COLSTON

Male 1883 - 1926  (43 years)

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  • Name Arthur Alfred COLSTON 
    Born 24 Nov 1883  Barnawartha, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Coach builder, wheelwright, builder 
    • Arthur gave his occupation as Coach Builder on his marriage certificate 8 August 1905, residing at Tallangatta Vic.
      On the death certificate of his wife, Ethel, 18 Mar 1913, he gives his occupation at Wheelwright, residing at Swan Hill Vic.
      On Arthur's death certificate 24 Nov 1926, his occupation is listed as Builder, residing at Burrumbuttock NSW. He had been building a house with his son, Douglas, just prior to his death.
    FamilySearch ID KNW2-5LP 
    FamilySearch link https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=KNW2-5LP 
    Died 24 Nov 1926  Albury, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Cause: Pyonephrosis, perinephric abscess, toxaemia and cardiac failure 
    • Albury Hospital
    COLSTON, Arthur Alfred
    COLSTON, Arthur Alfred
    Death transcription. Note that son and informant should be Douglas T not F
    Buried 25 Nov 1926  Albury, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Albury Pioneer Cemetery, Block 3 grave 152
    COLSTON, Arthur headstone
    COLSTON, Arthur headstone
    Headstone, Albury Pioneer Cemetery. There was no headstone originally for this grave. The present memorial was placed in Nov 2002.
    Notes 
    • Arthur Colston was bought up by his brothers and sisters following his parents' deaths.  Arthur and Alexander jointly inherited "Glenbee" in North Barnawartha.  Arthur was eventually bought out.
    Person ID I17  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2017 

    Father William Edward COLSTON,   b. 5 Dec 1839, Portobello, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1885, Barnawartha North, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Mary Hannah CHRISTIE,   b. 12 Mar 1848, Caoura, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1889, Barnawartha North, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1867  Albury, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ethel Mary LENNON,   b. 17 Nov 1885, Tungamah, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1913, Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years) 
    Married 8 Aug 1905  Albury, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    • Tallangatta.   
      (From Our Own Correspondent.)
      Wednesday, August 9.

      Miss Ethel Lennon, daughter of Mrs. Hempel, of the fruit and fish saloon here, was married to Mr. Colston, of the firm of Tulk and Colston, wheelwrights and blacksmiths, yesterday in Albury. They intend making their home in Nathalia, where they left to-day.

      Hugh McIntyre and Annie Colston were witnesses to the marriage.  Annie Colston née Crampton was the wife of James Colston, Arthur's oldest brother.
      Hugh McIntyre was Ethel's half brother. [6]
    COLSTON, Arthur Alfred & LENNON, Ethel Mary
    COLSTON, Arthur Alfred & LENNON, Ethel Mary
    Marriage certificate
    COLSTON, Arthur Alfred & LENNON, Ethel Mary
    COLSTON, Arthur Alfred & LENNON, Ethel Mary
    Marriage certificate transcription
    Children 
    +1. Arthur Hugh Fraser "Fraser" COLSTON,   b. 1 Sep 1906, Albury, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1994, Lota, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +2. Douglas Thomas COLSTON,   b. 3 Oct 1907, Tallangatta, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1990, North West Private Hospital, 137 Flockton St, Everton Park, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Wallace Bruce COLSTON,   b. 9 Dec 1910, Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1911, Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Keith Vivian COLSTON,   b. 26 Nov 1911, Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1912, Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2013 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Lena Bertha WEULE,   b. 3 Nov 1884, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1966, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1914  Albury, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
    +1. Elsie Mary COLSTON,   b. 3 Apr 1915, Albury, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1981, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +2. Beryl Jean "Jean" COLSTON,   b. 13 Sep 1916, Albury, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 2009, Buderim, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    +3. Doris May COLSTON,   b. 20 Apr 1918, Albury, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1997, Albury, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2013 
    Family ID F271  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Nov 1883 - Barnawartha, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Aug 1905 - Albury, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1914 - Albury, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Pyonephrosis, perinephric abscess, toxaemia and cardiac failure - 24 Nov 1926 - Albury, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 25 Nov 1926 - Albury, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    COLSTON, Arthur
    COLSTON, Arthur
    COLSTON, Ethel Mary (née Lennon) & Arthur
    COLSTON, Ethel Mary (née Lennon) & Arthur
    Wedding 8 August 1905
    COLSTON, Arthur & Ethel & family circa 1910
    COLSTON, Arthur & Ethel & family circa 1910
    Ethel's mother Christina Hempel standing, Arthur with Fraser and Ethel with Douglas
    COLSTON, Douglas, Arthur and Fraser
    COLSTON, Douglas, Arthur and Fraser
    Arthur Colston with his two sons, Douglas and Fraser. Taken after the death of his wife in 1913.

  • Sources 
    1. [S63] Birthday Book, Arthur Colston, 24 Nov 1883.

    2. [S15] Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888, (Melbourne, The Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 1998), 1883/21410.

    3. [S69] NSW: Births Deaths & Marriages:Transcription, 1926/21979.

    4. [S63] Birthday Book, Arthur Colston, 24/1/1924.

    5. [S70] Albury cemetery records - original register, Buried Pioneer Cemetery, Albury - Block 3, grave 152.

    6. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1905 'Tallangatta.', Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (NSW : 1896 - 1939), 11 August, p. 2, viewed 15 October, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article100657718.

    7. [S3] NSW Federation 1889-1918 BDM, (Published by the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in association with the Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages NSW August 1993), 1905/6276.

    8. [S4] NSW Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages, (http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au), Marriage certificate 1905/6276.

    9. [S323] "Historical Index," database, NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages , NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, ((http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au)), accessed 6 Jun 2008), Marriage 6053/1914.