Winnie Nunn (nee Cooper).

George Alexander Nunn (top left) and his 11 children in birth order from left. George (1899-1975) married  Winifred Violet Cooper in 1923. George was a fireman and driver for Queensland Railways and the family lived  at 37 Margaret St, RockhamptonOn July 2, 1923, George  outlaid a pound as a deposit on the house which was to remain in the family name for nearly 70 years.
That pound was a part deposit on the property at 37 Margaret Street, Rockhampton, owned by Mr A De Chastel. The asking price was 430 pounds with a deposit of 70 pounds and the balance at 25 shillings weekly. The following day, George paid the other 69 pounds deposit. Two weeks later, George paid 2 pounds 10 shillings, of which 9 shillings and 9 pence was interest. With a growing family, work took George and Winnie away from Rockhampton to Longreach and Many Peaks where they stayed in Railway houses. The Margaret Street house was closed up for this period. After the war, and with 11 children, the house was crowded eldest son Arnold tried to convince George to buy a bigger house nearby in Dawson Road. Instead, a back section was added at a cost of about 200 pounds. Arnold also built the room under the house which he and brother Gordon shared.




Annie Nunn

Annie Nunn
Annie Nunn (1898-1983) married Fred Deakin and had four children. Fred died in 1938 and Annie remarried.

Arnold Nunn on grandparents Arthur and Ellen Nunn

Arnold Nunn
Arnold Nunn recalls (scroll down for photo gallery) By Warren Nunn Arnold Nunn has fond memories of his grandfather, Arthur was born at Dinmore at…

Arthur Nunn

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

Christina Mary Nunn

Christina Mary Nunn
Christina Mary Nunn (1896-1982) married Eli Peters but they did not have children.Chrissie, as she was known, lived at Wooloowin in Brisbane. After…

Emily Myrtle Nunn

Emily Myrtle Nunn
Emily Myrtle Nunn (1905-1996) married Albert Newsome and they had one child. They moved to Townsville. Their son Rex has written extensively about…

Gordon David Nunn

Gordon Nunn family
Gordon David Nunn main image in 1953 with his wife June and first two children. The rest of his children in birth order from top right obviously born…

Jessie Helen Nunn

Jessie Helen Nunn
Jessie Helen Nunn (1902-1975) married David Collins and they had four children. They lived in Wavell Heights, Brisbane.

Les Deakin

Les Deakin
Leslie Arthur Deakin According to Leslie's army record, he took ill in July 1945 and was diagnosed with chronic nephritis on 9 August. He did not…

Nev Deakin on Arthur and Ellen Nunn

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

Rex Newsome on his grandparents Arthur and Ellen Nunn

Rex Newsome
Rex Newsome looks back on visits to his Nunn grandparents Rex Newsome, (1932-2013) the son of Emily Nunn and Roy Newsome, recorded memories of his…