Thomas Binks

Born:July 29 1834 In:  Sedgeford, Norfolkshire, England, United Kingdom
Died:Feb 16 1926 (at age 91)In:  Broughton Village, New South Wales, Australia
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Immediate family

Mary Jane Binks (born Hetherington)
His wife
John Binks
His son
Wesley Binks
His son
Jane Binks
His daughter
Thomas Binks
His son
Mary A Eaton (born Binks)
His daughter
Alfred Noble Binks
His son
Rachel Thompson (born Binks)
His daughter
Martha STRONG (born Binks)
His daughter
Anne Emery (born Binks)
His daughter
Louisa Binks
His daughter
Thirza Strong (born Binks)
His daughter
Anthony Binks
His father
Mary Binks (born Paine)
His mother
Alfred Binks
His brother
John Binks
His brother
Anthony Binks
His brother
Marthey Binks
His sister
Thirza Binks
His sister
Susan Binks
His sister
Louisa Binks
His sister

Work

Farmer and Cheese Maker
 Cambewarra, NSW
Cambewarra Dairy Co, Ltd
Methodist Minster
 Gerringong, NSW

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Confidence: Direct and primary evidence
Date: Feb 20 1926
Citation text:

Kiama Independent, And Shoalhaven Advertiser (NSW)
Publication: Feb 20 1926 - Kiama, New South Wales, Australia
Also published in: Shoalhaven Region, New South Wales, Australia
Text: "...dvh rtisitoment a ·" 1~:;Firm has visited this g~~n`Ejr ula1o fos thirtJy JIoam1 ,_,,., 1 OBITUARY. MR. THOMASBINKS--85. Known the length and h~Oadtll oft the SoutLh Coast, to deatl?h, of the late .Ir. ..."
About this sourceDescription: 1 online resource : illustrations Notes: Title from title screen. Digitised as part of the "Digitised newspapers and more" which allows access to historic Australian periodicals. Also available in print and on microfilm. Merged with Kiama reporter and Illawarra journal, to form: Kiama independent. Life Dates: Vol. 1, no. 15 (October 13, 1863)-April 2, 1947. Later Title: Kiama reporter and Illawarra journal (Online), 2200-7229 Kiama independent (Online), 2200-7245 Former Title: Kiama independent and Illawara and Shoalhaven advertiser (Online), 2200-7156 Place: Australia New South Wales Kiama. Australia New South Wales Shoalhaven Region.

Confidence: Direct and primary evidence
Date: Feb 27 1926
Citation text:

Methodist (Sydney, NSW)
Publication: Feb 27 1926 - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Text: "...and all particulars can be obtained on application to the Headmistress. DEATH. , BINKS.— Died 16th February, 1926, ThomasBinks, ' Hetherleigh, ' Ger ringong. Aged, 85 years. THE METHODIST CHURCH OF AUSTRALASIA..."
About this sourceDescription: 1 online resource : illustrations Notes: Title from title screen. Digitised as part of the "Digitised newspapers and more" which allows access to historic Australian periodicals. Also available in print and on microform. Life Dates: Vol. 1, no. 1 (January 2, 1892)-vol. 63, no. 52 (December 25, 1954) Place: Australia New South Wales Sydney

Confidence: Direct and primary evidence
Date: Feb 19 1926
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Illawarra Mercury (Wollongong, NSW)
Publication: Feb 19 1926 - Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Text: "...jB entered in the telephone hook as 'T&H phone for Taxi Stand, Keira Street' ? Obituary. I Mr. Thomas Binks died in Qcrritfl gong on Tuesday, aged 87 years. l,H was a voteran- cheese maker of ly'H..."
About this sourceDescription: 1 online resource : illustrations Notes: Title from title screen. Digitised as part of the "Digitised newspapers and more" which allows access to historic Australian periodicals. Also available in print and on microfilm. Life Dates: Vol. 1, no. 14 (January 7, 1856)-vol. 95, no. 8 (January 5, 1950) Later Title: Illawarra daily mercury (Online) 2202-4050 Place: Australia New South Wales Wollongong

Confidence: Direct and primary evidence
Date: Feb 23 1926
Citation text:

Robertson Mail (NSW)
Publication: Feb 23 1926 - Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
Text: "...Hazelgrove, one of the last of the old-time teamsters, died last week-end and was interred at Walumla. — Magnet. Berry Pioneer Paiiei. Mr. ThomasBinks, who died at his residence at Gerrigong, in his 88th year..."
About this sourceDescription: 1 online resource : illustrations. Notes: Digitised as part of the "Digitised newspapers and more" which allows access to historic Australian periodicals. Frequency varies. Also available in print. Life Dates: Vol. 37, no. 1 (January 4, 1924)-v. 42, no. 104 (December 31, 1929) Later Title: Southern mail (Bowral, N.S.W. : Online) 2201-6562 Former Title: Robertson advocate (Online) 2201-7402

Confidence: Direct and primary evidence
Date: May 1 1915
Citation text:

Methodist (Sydney, NSW)
Publication: May 1 1915 - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Text: "..., 9228, 9229 CITY BRANCHES ALL SUBURBS ? m. ? -' ???????????? ??- ? ? ?- ? ? ? ? ? ?, . , .? _ ? . ? ? , ? »» GOLDEN WEDDING On Saturday, February 27th, Mr. and Mrs. ThomasBinks, of 'Sedgeforth..."
About this sourceDescription: 1 online resource : illustrations Notes: Title from title screen. Digitised as part of the "Digitised newspapers and more" which allows access to historic Australian periodicals. Also available in print and on microform. Life Dates: Vol. 1, no. 1 (January 2, 1892)-vol. 63, no. 52 (December 25, 1954) Place: Australia New South Wales Sydney

Confidence: Direct and primary evidence
Date: Feb 17 1926
Citation text:

Shoalhaven Telegraph (NSW)
Publication: Feb 17 1926 - Shoalhaven, New South Wales, Australia
Text: "...Phone number, Huskisson 14. GEORGE DENT, Jun, FUNERAL NOTICE. The friends of Mr.. ThomasBinks, of Cambewarra, are respectfully in vited to .attend the funeral »f his j father, wlio departed this life early..."
About this sourceDescription: 1 online resource : illustrations. Notes: Digitised as part of the "Digitised newspapers and more" which allows access to historic Australian periodicals. Also available in print and on microfilm. Life Dates: Vol. 3, no. 140 (October 20, 1881)-vol. 23, no. 1456 (October 31, 1900) ; new series vol. 1, no. 1 (November 7, 1900)-vol. 37, no. 4754 (September 29, 1937) Later Title: Shoalhaven news Former Title: Telegraph and Shoalhaven advertiser

Confidence: Direct and primary evidence
Date: Feb 26 1926
Citation text:

Land (Sydney, NSW)
Publication: Feb 26 1926 - , New South Wales, Australia
Text: "...resided in the district for 57 years, where he carried on farm ing pursuits. MR THOMASBINKS. Mr. ThomasBinks, who died re cently at Gerringong at the age of 85, was born in England, and ar rived in Gerringong..."
About this sourceDescription: 1 online resource : illustrations. Notes: Digitised as part of the "Digitised newspapers and more" which allows access to historic Australian periodicals. Also available in print and on microfilm. From <Mar. 1938> "Official organ of the Farmers and Settlers' Association" Has a special issue each year titled: Land farm & station annual (<1938>-1951), Land annual (1952-1970). Life Dates: Vol. 1, no. 1 (January 27, 1911)- Former Title: Angus news Place: Australia New South Wales Australia New South Wales Sydney Australia New South Wales North Richmond

Confidence: Direct and primary evidence
Date: Feb 23 1926
Citation text:

Southern Mail (Bowral, NSW)
Publication: Feb 23 1926 - Bowral, New South Wales, Australia
Text: "...Hazelgrpw, one of the last of the bid-time ^teamsters, died last week-end and was interred at Walumla.— Magnet.. Berry Pioneer Passes, Mr. ThomasBinks, who died at his residence at Gerrigong, in his 88th year..."
About this sourceDescription: 1 online resource : illustrations. Notes: Digitised as part of the "Digitised newspapers and more" which allows access to historic Australian periodicals. Frequency varies. Publisher varies. From Feb. 25, 1930-Apr. 8, 1930 title alternates between Southern mail, Robertson mail and Mittagong mail. From Oct. 23, 1942 has subtitle : One of the Four mails. Also available in print and on microfilm. Life Dates: Vol. 3, no. 180 (February 19, 1889)-December 24, 1954 Later Title: Southern highland news. Former Title: Robertson mail (Online) 2201-7429 Mittagong star Also Titled: Four mails Southern mail, one of the four mails

Confidence: Direct and primary evidence
Date: Feb 27 1926
Citation text:

Shoalhaven News And South Coast Districts Advertiser (NSW)
Publication: Feb 27 1926 - Shoalhaven River Region, New South Wales, Australia
Also published in: South Coast, New South Wales, Australia
Text: "...outstanding accounts,. also to sue for rents due. CONDOLENCE. The Mayor referred -to the death sincu hist mei'ting of Mr. ThomasBinks, sen., father of AM. Binks. On behalf of the Council, he extended the sympathy..."
About this sourceDescription: 1 online resource : illustrations Notes: Title from title screen. Digitised as part of the "Digitised newspapers and more" which allows access to historic Australian periodicals. Also available in print and on microfilm. Life Dates: Vol. 24, no. 1620 (January 3, 1891)-number 10,592 (September 25, 1937) Place: Australia New South Wales Shoalhaven River Region. Australia New South Wales South Coast.

Biography

When Thomas came from England he was an atheist.  He had had a hard life as a boy, where he left school at age 10, he was embittered and thought religion was all nonsense.  He married a Christian and after she in a gentle way kept putting the Bible on the breakfast table and kneeling alone,  Thomas soon joined her and what a force they were later in the religious life in their district.  Thomas was a stong churchman actively identified in younger days with the Methodist Church.  Thomas was also a Cheese Maker, in 1889, he started a factory in Cambewarra, Nsw.  Where he won many awards for his Cheeses.
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