Peter Frederick CUMMING1

(1943 - 1962)
Father*Alexander CUMMING b. 1915, d. 1997
Mother*Irene Nancy VON NIDA b. 1916, d. 1972
Peter Frederick CUMMING was born in Brisbane, Queensland, on 31 January 1943.2

Peter died on 11 August 1962 in Toowong, Queensland, at age 19.3 He was buried on 14 August 1962 at the Toowong Cemetery, Cnr Frederick St & Mt Cootha Rd in Toowong.4
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Citations

  1. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm.
  2. [S1069] Book - R Jack Nida, The Family von Nida.
  3. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1962/B53004.
  4. [S489] Brisbane City Council Cemeteries database, at https://graves.brisbane.qld.gov.au/, Grave 7, Section 22, Portion 22.

Prudence Jane CUMMING1,2

(1864 - 1864)
Father*Richard CUMMIN1 b. c 1818, d. 1879
Mother*Jane NOONAN1
Prudence Jane CUMMING was born in Milltownpass, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, on 23 November 1864.1,3,4

Prudence died in 1864 in Mullingar, Co. Westmeath.5,6
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Citations

  1. [S746] Cemetery Marker - Richard Cumming, Miltownpass cemetery, Westmeath, Ireland, Tombstone in multi-denominational cemetery, 3km north of Miltownpass, Co. Westmeath on Mullingar road refers to two daughters who pre-deceased their father.
  2. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Film 101097 (note this gives parents as Richard Cumming, Jane Noonan).
  3. [S871] FamilySearch, at https://familysearch.org/, Batch C70123-9, GS Film 101097; also Film 101041, Vol 18, p316 Mullingar births in Ireland Civil Registration Indexes 1845-1958, Quarterly Returns.
  4. [S764] Index - Belfast, Ireland GRONI. Quarterly Returns in Ireland, Irish Civil BMD index 1845-1958, Birth: District of Mullingar, Vol 18, p316. ID 7877705.
  5. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Film 101582, Vol 18, p211 Ireland Civil Registration Indexes 1845-1958, Quarterly Returns.
  6. [S764] Index - Belfast, Ireland GRONI. Quarterly Returns in Ireland, Irish Civil BMD index 1845-1958, Death: District of Mullingar, Vol 18, p211, 4Q1864, aged 0.

Richard CUMMING

(1887 - 1888)
Father*Richard James CUMMING b. c 1860, d. 1920
Mother*Mary Ann FLOOD b. c 1856, d. 1944
Richard CUMMING was born in Brisbane, Queensland, on 21 October 1887.1,2

Richard died on 23 July 1888 in Brisbane, Queensland.3,4
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Citations

  1. [S155] CD - Pioneers Index, Queensland Pioneers Index 1829-1889 CDROM, Reg. No. 1887/B039988.
  2. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1887/B039988.
  3. [S155] CD - Pioneers Index, Queensland Pioneers Index 1829-1889 CDROM, Reg. No. 1888/B021049.
  4. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1888/B021049.

Richard CUMMING1

(1914 - 1914)
Father*Richard Frederick CUMMING1 b. 1893, d. 1957
Mother*Eileen SMART1 b. c 1897, d. 1974
Richard CUMMING was born on 30 October 1914 in Queensland.1,2

Richard died on 31 October 1914 in Queensland.3,4 He was buried on 1 November 1914 at the Sth Brisbane Cemetery, 181 Annerley Rd, Dutton Park.5
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Citations

  1. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth Reg. No. 1914/B037992.
  2. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1914/B037992.
  3. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death Reg. No. 1914/B020241.
  4. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1914/B20241.
  5. [S489] Brisbane City Council Cemeteries database, at https://graves.brisbane.qld.gov.au/, Grave 225, Portion 2.

Richard Frederick CUMMING

(1893 - 1957)
Father*Richard James CUMMING b. c 1860, d. 1920
Mother*Mary Ann FLOOD b. c 1856, d. 1944
Richard Frederick CUMMING was born in Brisbane, Queensland, on 13 October 1893.1,2

He married Eileen SMART in Brisbane, Queensland, on 29 October 1914.3,4

They lived at the Fire Station, Vulture St in Brisbane, Queensland, in 1919, where Richard James was the Asst Superintendent and Richard Frederick was a fireman.5

He was the informant of Richard James CUMMING's death at Vulture St in Brisbane, Queensland, on 3 September 1920.6,7,8

They lived at Strath St in Sth Brisbane, Queensland, in 1925, where Richard is a fireman.5

Richard died on 7 September 1957 in Queensland at age 63.9 He was buried on 10 September 1957 at the Sth Brisbane Cemetery, 181 Annerley Rd, Dutton Park.10

Family

Eileen SMART (c 1897 - 1974)
Children
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Citations

  1. [S410] CD - Federation Index, Queensland Pioneers Index 1890-1914 CDROM, Reg. No. 1893/B053475.
  2. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1893/B053475.
  3. [S410] CD - Federation Index, Queensland Pioneers Index 1890-1914 CDROM, Reg. No. 1914/B015802.
  4. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1914/B015802.
  5. [S504] Australian Electoral Rolls 1903-1954, at http://www.ancestry.com.au
  6. [S224] Cemetery Entry - Genealogical Society of Queensland, Dutton Park Cemetery.
  7. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1920/B032878.
  8. [S930] BDM QLD Registry, death record, Reg. No. 1920/32878.
  9. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Ref. No. 1957/B21841.
  10. [S489] Brisbane City Council Cemeteries database, at https://graves.brisbane.qld.gov.au/, Grave 288, Portion 2.
  11. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Birth Reg. No. 1914/B037992.

Richard James CUMMING1

(c 1860 - 1920)
Father*Richard CUMMIN1 b. c 1818, d. 1879
Mother*Jane NOONAN1
Richard James CUMMING was born in Miltownpass, Co. Westmeath, circa 1860.2

His Dublin Metropolitan Police service record shows him enlisting on 30 January 1880, aged 20, a labourer from Edenderry, Westmeath, Protestant, height 5' 9 1/2". He was promoted from '4th rate' to '3rd rate' in June 1881, but was 'dismissed, no pay' on 12 Sep 1882.3

He appears to have emigrated circa 1883 from Ireland.4

He married Mary Ann FLOOD, daughter of George FLOOD and Ellen DOHERTY, at the Minister's residence (Presbyterian), Arthur St in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane, Queensland, on 28 October 1885.5,6,1

The family resided at Brisbane, Queensland, in 1919, at the Fire Station, Vulture St where Richard James was the Asst Superintendent and Richard Frederick was a fireman.7

Richard died on 3 September 1920 at Vulture St in Brisbane, Queensland, of heart failure. The informant was his son Richard Frederick CUMMING.8,9,10 He was buried on 4 September 1920 at the Sth Brisbane Cemetery, 181 Annerley Rd, Dutton Park.8,11
Grave - Richard James CUMMING (c1860-1920) Sth Brisbane Cemetery, QLD

Family

Mary Ann FLOOD (c 1856 - 1944)
Children
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Citations

  1. [S931] BDM QLD Registry, marriage record, Reg. No. 1885/B0010091.
  2. [S745] National Archives Film - DMP #8574, film MFA 6/3 - although this gives an origin of Carbury, this is probably where he was living, not where he was born.
  3. [S745] National Archives Film - DMP #8574, film MFA 6/3.
  4. [S930] BDM QLD Registry, death record, Reg. No. 1920/32878; suggests he was resident in Australia for about 37 years.
  5. [S155] CD - Pioneers Index, Queensland Pioneers Index 1829-1889 CDROM, Reg. No. 1885/B0010091.
  6. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1885/B0010091.
  7. [S504] Australian Electoral Rolls 1903-1954, at http://www.ancestry.com.au
  8. [S224] Cemetery Entry - Genealogical Society of Queensland, Dutton Park Cemetery.
  9. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1920/B032878.
  10. [S930] BDM QLD Registry, death record, Reg. No. 1920/32878.
  11. [S489] Brisbane City Council Cemeteries database, at https://graves.brisbane.qld.gov.au/, Grave No. 287, portion 2.

Ronald CUMMING

(1913 - 1983)
Father*George CUMMING b. 1889, d. 1974
Mother*Ethel Maud ROBINSON b. 1888, d. 1973
Ronald CUMMING (1913-1983)
Ronald CUMMING was born in Brisbane, Queensland, on 28 March 1913.1,2,3

They lived in Elimbah, Queensland, in 1936, with George listed as a station master, Dulcie a dressmaker, and Ronald a labourer.4

He enlisted in the Australian Army (#Q101015) on 5 May 1941 at Annerley, Queensland. He was discharged from the 15th Infantry Battalion on the 22 Jan 1946.5

Ronald died on 20 February 1983 in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 69.6,7
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Citations

  1. [S410] CD - Federation Index, Queensland Pioneers Index 1890-1914 CDROM, 1913/B031782.
  2. [S1088] National Archives - National Archive of Australia, NAA Series B884, barcode 4925146, Service No. Q101015, Citizen Military Forces Personnel Dossiers, 1939-1947.
  3. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1913/B031782.
  4. [S504] Australian Electoral Rolls 1903-1954, at http://www.ancestry.com.au
  5. [S392] World War 2 Australian Nominal Roll, at http://www.ww2roll.gov.au
  6. [S930] BDM QLD Registry, death record, Reg. No. 1983/1577.
  7. [S1115] Personal knowledge of D Ferguson, information gathered at family reunion 12 Mar 2017 - from Donna CUMMING.

William CUMMING

(1891 - 1960)
Father*Richard James CUMMING b. c 1860, d. 1920
Mother*Mary Ann FLOOD b. c 1856, d. 1944
William CUMMING was born in Brisbane, Queensland, on 19 September 1891.1,2

William married Annie Elizabeth CURREN in 1946 in Brisbane, Queensland.3

William died on 29 May 1960 in Queensland at age 68.4 He was buried on 31 May 1960 at the Sth Brisbane Cemetery, 181 Annerley Rd, Dutton Park.5

Family

Annie Elizabeth CURREN (1892 - 1967)
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Citations

  1. [S410] CD - Federation Index, Queensland Pioneers Index 1890-1914 CDROM, Reg. No. 1891/B049161.
  2. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1891/B049161.
  3. [S930] BDM QLD Registry, death record, Death Reg. No. 1967/B93667.
  4. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Ref. No. 1960/B038310.
  5. [S489] Brisbane City Council Cemeteries database, at https://graves.brisbane.qld.gov.au/, Grave 63G, Portion 3B.

William CUMMING

Father*James CUMMING b. 1741, d. 1829
Mother*Ann BURNETT b. 1752, d. 1839
He married Isabel BREMNER.

Family

Isabel BREMNER
Child

William Richard CUMMING CVO

(1911 - 1984)
Father*George CUMMING b. 1889, d. 1974
Mother*Ethel Maud ROBINSON b. 1888, d. 1973
William Richard CUMMING
(1911-1984)
William Richard CUMMING CVO was born in Forrest Hill, Queensland, on 15 October 1911.1,2

He graduated with a BA from the Brisbane, Queensland, on 13 April 1934.3

He lived in 1935 at Hotel Kurrajong in Canberra, ACT.4

He married Evelyn Joyce PAUL, daughter of George PAUL and Evelyn Jessie MITCHELL, at St Mary's Cathedral in Sydney, New South Wales, on 26 August 1939.5
Wedding of William R CUMMING to Joyce E PAUL, August 1939


He graduated with an LLB from the University of Sydney on 6 June 1942.3

He signed the register at Ralph Dunstan PAUL and Esther Clara SMITH's wedding at St Paul's Church in Chatswood, Sydney, New South Wales, on 10 March 1945.6

He graduated with a Diploma of Public Administration from the University of Sydney in New South Wales on 19 June 1948.3

He served as Lt AMF (1938), Capt AIF (1942), Major (1943) and AAPC to the Reserve (1946).

During a distinguished Public Service career he was a Barrister in NSW (1942), Advisor to the Property Tax Taxation Dept (1948-51), Senior Executive Officer to the Prime Minister's Dept (1951-55), Director of the ACT Royal Visits (1953-53,56,57-58) and Director-General of the Royal visit 1959; Secretary of the Historic Memorials Committee, the Commonwealth Art Advisory Bd, and the Commonwealth Literary Fund while Assistant Secretary to the Prime Minister's Dept (1955-60 and 1966-70).
During his overseas postings he was Counsellor (Cultural Affairs) at the Australian High Commission, London (1973-4), Acting Deputy High Commissioner and Official Secretary, London (1960-66 and 1970-73), and appointed Extra Gentleman Usher to the Queen (1962-66 and 1971-74).
Other positions held include Member of the Council of the National Library of Australia (1967-70), Council of the Institute of Aboriginal Studies (1968-70), Secretary, Advisory Board of Assistance to Australian Composers (1966-70), Interim Council of the Australian National Gallery (1967-70), Member Australia Society of London, Chairman Public Lending Rights Committee, Australia Council from 1976, and member of the University Club (Syd) and Oriental (London).3

William died on 17 August 1984 at Neringah Hospital, Wahroonga in Sydney, New South Wales, at age 72 of carcinoma of the prostate (4 years). The informant was his widow Evelyn, who was also present.7 He was cremated at the Northern Suburbs Crematorium in Nth Ryde on 20 August 1984.7,8 His ashes were placed at niche 404 PT at the Northern Suburbs Crematorium.7,8
Plaque - William R CUMMING (1911-1984), Nth Sydney Crematorium

Family

Evelyn Joyce PAUL (1912 - 2000)
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Citations

  1. [S410] CD - Federation Index, Queensland Pioneers Index 1890-1914 CDROM, 1911/006362.
  2. [S183] National Archives Film - Queensland BDM Indexes, Microfilm, Reg. No. 1911/006362.
  3. [S592] Book - various authors, Who's Who in Australia.
  4. [S504] Australian Electoral Rolls 1903-1954, at http://www.ancestry.com.au
  5. [S928] BDM NSW Registry, marriage record, Reg. No. 12996/1939.
  6. [S928] BDM NSW Registry, marriage record, Reg. No. 2087/1945.
  7. [S927] BDM NSW Registry, death record, Reg. No. 18652/1984.
  8. [S369] Personal knowledge of D Ferguson.