[location unknown] 10 May 1851
19 May 1911
Wilcannia, NSW, Australia
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Biography Arthur Irwin Johnston was born At Sea on 10 May 1851, possibly off Indonesia, the son of Arthur Johnston and Eliza Morrow. He was baptised at Geelong, Victoria on 23 Dec 1851.
No details on the vessel that the Johnston family travelled on have been located.
 Arthur Irwin Johnston, son of Arthur Johnston and Eliza Morrow, married Wilhemina Michaelis, daughter of Augustus Michaelis and Franziska Germer, in Albury NSW on 30 Nov 1880.
They had 9 children:  Minni; Amelia Williamson; Hugh; Charles; Arthur; Ruth Glenney; Queenie Thompson (1891-1960); Cecile Downs (1893-1971); and Herbert.
Arthur Irwin Johnston passed away on 19 may 1911 at Wilcannia, NSW.
He was survived by his wife Wilhelmina and 7 of his 9 children and at least 5 grandchildren. 
Birth / Baptism
VIC BDM - Birth: 9377/1852
Event registration number: 9377
Registration year: 1852
Family name: JOHNSTON
Given names: Arthur Irwin
Father's name: <blank>
Mother's name: Eliza
Place of birth: GEEL.
A copy of this birth registration is held by B. Williams
NSW BDM - Deaths: 8177/1911
Registration Number: 1911/008177
Date and Place of Death: 1911 19th May; Wilcannia Hospital Wilcannia Municipality
Name and occupation: Arthur Irwin Johnston; Grazier
Sex and Age: Male; 59 years
Cause of Death
(a) Chronic Bright's Disease
(b)(1) Necrosis of metatarsus
(b)(2) Gangrene, Uraemia
Duration of last illness
(a) several years ?
(b)(1) Three months
(b)(2) 36 hours
Medical attendant: F Leonard Keith registered
When he last saw deceased: 19th May 1911
Name and occupation of father: (christian names unknown); Johnston; unknown
Name and maiden surname of mother: Eliza Morrow
Informant: G. Young; Secretary Wilcannia Hospital; also certified by A. E. Fairhead Acting matron Wilcannia Hospital
Particulars of registration: (unreadable); 19th May 1911 Wilcannia
When and Where buried: 19th May 1911; Church of England Cemenery Wilcannia
Undertaker: Charles J Robbins
Name and Religion of Minister: W Holmes; Church of England
names of witnesses of burial: E. G. Dollman; Mark J. C. Tully
Where born: at sea
How long in Australasian Colonies or States: All his life N.S.W.
Place of Marriage, age, to whom: Albury NSW; 28 years; Wilhelmina Michaelis
Children of Marriage:
1 male 1 female deceased
certified Sydney 17 Jun 2008.
B. Williams Note: The statement "All his life N.S.W." is inconsistent with him being baptised, and his half-siblings being born, in Geelong Victoria. However, the informants may not have been aware of this.
A copy of this death registration was published to Ancestry.Com by Andrew Small and is held by B. Williams
CapeWill Tree on MyHeritage
For all the information I have on Arthur Irwin Johnston (1850-1911) and his close family see my tree on MyHeritage that I am progressively transcribing. ( B. Williams, 24Feb2019)
1.0 VIC BDM - Birth: 9377/1852, 1.1 https://www.bdm.vic.gov.au/research-and-family-history/search-your-family-history, obtained 8Nov2017
↑ WikiTree - Johnston Michaelis Marriage (NSW BDM) ↑
3.0 3.1 3.2 Johnston, Arthur, 1850, CapeWill Tree on MyHeritage, https://www.myheritage.com/person-6000520_239487041_239487041/arthur-irwin-johnston, accessed 24Feb2019 ↑ 4.0 NSW BDM - Deaths: 8177/1911, 4.1 https://familyhistory.bdm.nsw.gov.au,
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