Douglas Tonkin1

#6551, (9 April 1924-2002)
ChartsThe Lanes from Chelsfield, Kent.
The Streatfields of Farningham, Kent.
Birth*9 APR 1924 Douglas Tonkin was born on 9 APR 1924 at Aberdare, Glamorgan, WalesG.2,3 
Marriage*MAR 1955 He married Elma Sybil McQueen, daughter of John Duff McQueen and Sybil Harriet Mayhew, in MAR 1955 at Pontypridd, Glamorgan, WalesG.4 
Occupation*1959 The occupation of Douglas Tonkin was 'Colliery deputy.3
Residence*JAN 1959 He lived at 16 Treneal, Cwmamam, Aberdare, Glamorgan, WalesG.3 
Emigration*13 MAR 1959 He and Elma Sybil McQueen emigrated on 13 MAR 1959 from London, EnglandG, to Wellington, NZ.3 
Employment*1963 Douglas Tonkin was employed as Driller.1 
Residence*1963 He and Elma Sybil McQueen lived at 34 Mewburn Avenue, Auckland, North Island, New ZealandG.1 
Residence1978 Douglas Tonkin and Elma Sybil McQueen lived at Auckland, North IslandG.5 
Residence*1981 Douglas Tonkin and Elma Sybil McQueen lived at Auckland, North IslandG.6 
Naturalization*12 OCT 1981 Douglas Tonkin was naturalized on 12 OCT 1981 at North Island, New ZealandG.7 
Death*2002 He died in 2002 at Auckland, North Island, New ZealandG.8 

Family

Elma Sybil McQueen b. 3 Jul 1925, d. Nov 1989
Marriage*MAR 1955 He married Elma Sybil McQueen, daughter of John Duff McQueen and Sybil Harriet Mayhew, in MAR 1955 at Pontypridd, GlamorganG.4 
Children
Last Edited25 Apr 2020

Citations

  1. [S120] New Zealand Registers, Auckland Electoral Register, 1963, p 270, Eden.
  2. [S96] England & Wales Birth Index 1916-2005, birth; Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, Apr-Jun 1924, vol 11a 1546. mother Edwards.
  3. [S61] Passengers, SS Rangitoto, London to Wellington, 13 Mar 1959. passenger details.
  4. [S69] England & Wales Marriages 1538-1940, marriage Douglas Tonkin & Elma S McQueen, Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Jan-Mar 1955, vol 8b 1225.
  5. [S120] New Zealand Registers, Auckland Electoral Register, 1978, p 139, Eden.
  6. [S120] New Zealand Registers, Auckland Electoral Register, 1981, p 104, Eden.
  7. [S120] New Zealand Registers, Naturalisations; Douglas Tonkin, 12 Oct 1981, 434 243.
  8. [S120] New Zealand Registers, NZ BMD records; death, Douglas Tonkin, 2002/4948.
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