Lillian Ethel Cooper (1891-1928)

Lillian Ethel Cooper (1891-1929) married William Birdseye and they had only one child who lived to adulthood. These are their known children: 1. Edna May BIRDSEYE, b. 2 Dec 1920, Queensland, Australia , d. 28 Apr 1991, Queensland, Australia 2. Beryl Violet BIRDSEYE, b. 10 Aug…

Napoleon Nunn

Napoleon Nunn's short, tragic life By Warren Nunn Napoleon Nunn, who was born in 1831 to an unmarried mother in Chevington, Suffolk, lived an eventful, tragic life and died young. Report of the inquest into Alfred Nunn's accidental death that cleared Napoleon Nunn of any…

George Nunn, Chevington carrier

George Nunn, Chevington carrier By Warren Nunn The following is a transcription of a newspaper report of this George Nunn's suicide attempt. He is described on census records as the grandson of Josiah Nunn but just who his parents were has not been established. It seems possible…

Nunn surname has deep roots in Suffolk

How we can track where we come from By Warren Nunn There's no doubt that the Nunn surname emanates from the English county of Suffolk. I've long held the view that it's likely that most of we Nunns are related, some more closely than others, of course. It would be the same for…

My Dad, Gordon David Nunn

Gordon David Nunn main image in 1953/54 with his wife June and first two children. The rest of his children in birth order from top right obviously born since 1953. Gordon (1925-1975) was a railwayman who died in an accident doing the job that provided for his family. Gordon…

Jonathan Nunn war medals

Chance discovery uncovers love story ID cards that show Jonathan and Nancy presented themselves as a married couple. By Warren Nunn Those…

Warren Nunn journalist

I first started in journalism in July 1972 when I began a cadetship at The Morning Bulletin newspaper in the Queensland regional city of…

Gordon (Bunny) Nunn

Gordon David (Bunny) Nunn, family man and extraordinary athlete ©Warren Nunn, oznunns.com (First published 8 Jan 2015; updates—21 November…

Whitwood cricket

Nunn brothers of Dinmore, Ipswich, Queensland, Australia, and Whitwood cricket team The Whitwood cricket team with several of the Nunn…

Annette Margaret Nunn

Annette Margaret Nunn was born on 19 January 1958 at Gladstone, Queensland, Australia and died on 9 October 1978 in an electrical accident…

Dinmore images

Various images connected to the Dinmore Nunns These are images from Dinmore, Ipswich, Queensland, Australia and most likely from Nunns'…

Les Deakin

Painful sickness ended Les Deakin's life The unfortunate details of Les Deakin's short life is noted in an army file that records the…

Research births/baptisms

NOTE to the reader: The following Nunn-related information comes from various sources including (mostly) my research and that of other…

Research marriages

NOTE to the reader: The following Nunn-related information comes from various sources including (mostly) my research and that of other…

Research deaths/burials

NOTE to the reader: The following Nunn-related information comes from various sources including (mostly) my research and that of other…

Chevington baptisms

Baptisms in Chevington, Suffolk, England: (Note this is a rough transcription and WILL contain spelling mistakes and incorrect names and…

William Cooper (1857-1941)

William Cooper (1857-1941 son of Richard Cooper and Hannah Bancroft) and Eleanor Evans (1857-1918 dau of George Evans and Ann White)…

Ambrose Cooper (1790 - 1848)

Ambrose COOPER (1790 - 1848 son of Richard Cooper and Anne Pocock) was a butcher in Bath, Somerset. He married Sarah Jones and they had the…

Richard Cooper (1830-1889)

Richard Cooper (1830-1889 son of Ambrose Cooper and Sarah Jones) was a butcher (as his father was before him) living in Bath, Somerset. He…

Thomas Nunn (1656 - ?)

Thomas Nunn and Elizabeth Clark hold the key to both the Chevington and Hargrave Nunns. More research needs to be done to establish their…

Thomas Nunn (1684-1729)

Thomas Nunn was baptised at Brockley and died in Chevington. He married Anne Steed from Brockley and they had at least 14 children, all…

John Nunn (1715-1777)

John Nunn married Martha Rutledge, lived in Chevington and had the following family: 1. Martha NUNN, b. Abt 1738, Denham, Suffolk, England,…

John Nunn (1743-1822)

John Nunn, like his son Abraham, lived in Chevington. He had two marriages; firstly to Mary Copsey and, secondly, to Mary Flack.His family…

Abraham Nunn (1797-1881)

Abraham Nunn was the father of David Nunn who came to Queensland in 1858 thus starting a new branch of the Suffolk Nunns in Australia.…

Winifred Violet Cooper (1900-1989)

Winnie Nunn (nee Cooper). Winifred Violet Cooper (1900-1989) married George Alexander Nunn and had 11 children. She has my maternal…

Thomas Stewart Cooper (1889-1957)

Stewart Cooper. Thomas Stewart Cooper (1889-1957) married Jessie Swanson and they had three children. He was known as Stewart Cooper. These…

James Henry Cooper (1887-1963)

James Henry Cooper (1887-1963) married Gertrude Pike (1880-1969) and they had four children. He was known as Harry Cooper. These are their…

Overview

The Australian connection to the Cooper family of Bath, Somerset, England, starts with William Cooper (1857-1941 son of Richard Cooper and…

David Campbell

David Campbell David Campbell (1851-1932) married Mary Campbell (1856-1883) and Christina Abel (1855-1932). Only two of the children from…

Nev Deakin on Arthur and Ellen Nunn

Nev Deakin on his Nunn grandparents, his mother’s siblings and fishing on Rockhampton's Fitzroy River. Nev Deakin Nev Deakin, the second…

Emily Myrtle Nunn

Emily Myrtle Nunn (1905-1996) married Albert Newsome and they had one child. They moved to Townsville where they lived at 54 Sheriff St.…

Jessie Helen Nunn

Jessie Helen Nunn (1902-1975) married David Collins and they had four children. They lived at 43 Kinmond Ave, Wavell Heights, Brisbane and…

George Alexander Nunn

Winnie Nunn (nee Cooper). George Alexander Nunn (top left) and his 11 children in birth order from left. George (1899-1975) married…

Annie Nunn

Annie Nunn (1898-1983) married Fred Deakin and had four children. Fred died in 1938 and Annie remarried to a widower, Robert Reaney, on 7…

Christina Mary Nunn

Christina Mary Nunn (1896-1982) married Eli Peters but they did not have children. Chrissie, as she was known, lived at 20 Inwood St,…

Desmond Holland

Desmond Holland. ONE of David and Rachel Nunn's descendants, Desmond Holland, became the victim of foul play in 1991 when he was murdered…

Overview of Campbells

Campbells from Scotland to Queensland David Campbell. Christina Abel. The Campbell connection starts in Scotland where in 1874 David…

Alex Campbell and coal mining

Alex Campbell and coal mining in Central Queensland Alex Campbell. The Rockhampton Historical Society holds the following document written…

Wickhambrook

Wickhambrook is another close village to both Chevington and Hargrave. We find some movement of the Nunns, mainly from Hargrave.In my…

Hargrave

Hargrave; sister village to Chevington By Warren Nunn Hargrave is a sister village to Chevington and is within easy walking distance. The…

Violet Nunn

Violet Nunn's birth certificate. Violet Nunn (born 7 Aug 1878 Ipswich, Queensland, Australia, died 23 Nov 1959 Queensland, Australia)…

May Emma Nunn

May Emma Nunn's birth certificate. May Emma Nunn (born 6 Nov 1876 Ipswich, Queensland, Australia, died 26 Oct 1931 Ipswich, Queensland,…

William Nunn

William Nunn and his wife Emily Scarborough standing with their son Stanley possibly about 1930. Inset images either side of them are of…

Sydney Nunn

Sid Nunn (inset) in family photo taken after his passed away in 1919. Standing back from left are: Eric Ronald, William Everard, Norman…

Arthur Nunn

From left Arthur Nunn and wife Helen Rutherford Campbell from their wedding day in 1895 and (continuing from left) their children Christine…

David "Dick" Nunn

David (who was known as Dick) Nunn pictured top left with some of his children including (from left) Lily Jane (married name Statham),…

Walter Nunn

Walter Nunn (second from right) with his wife Elizabeth Thompson (left) and family members. That's probably Fred and Alice standing either…

Phoebe Nunn

Phoebe Nunn and her husband James Roberts with their children. All the girls are identified on image. Eldest son Norman is standing back…

Albert Nunn

Albert Nunn's birth certificate. Albert Nunn (born 11 Sep 1862 Ipswich, Queensland, died 24 Oct 1931 Qld, Aust), married Jane Tutin (born…

George Nunn

George Nunn (top right) with son Gordon George. Below that is Evelyn May Elizabeth (whose married name was McQuilty), Gordon George, Edith…

Amos Nunn

Amos Nunn, left, and several of his children. Colour image is of David Nunn (1886-1970) and his wife Marion Thomson (1901-1981); below them…

Elisha Nunn

Elisha Nunn (left) and his daughter Rose Jane on her wedding to Gwilym Howell in 1916. At right is another daughter Ivy May whose married…

David Nunn

David and Rachel Nunn, from Suffolk to Queensland This section focuses on David and Rachel Nunn's 12 children (see below) David Nunn (born…

1851 census

I have completed a survey of the 1851 census for Suffolk, England, concentrating on the Nunn surname. The information is posted in two ways…

Nunns' paddock

Alma Nunn on the early days of Nunns' paddock Alma Nellie Victoria Nunn. Sidney Nunn's daughter, Alma (pictured in 1994) has some…

Early Suffolk

Chevington All Saints church in which many of our Nunn ancestors spent time for some reason either to be baptised (note the font inset…

Chevington

How the village of Chevington was established By Warren Nunn Inside Chevington All Saints church. It's useful to look at how a settlement…

Off to Australia

David and Rachel Nunn and son Elisha arrive in Australia The Irene in New Zealand in 1908. February 1858: David and Rachel Nunn arrive in…