Elizabeth Jane Milgate1

F, #171, b. 4 September 1867, d. 25 August 1937
FatherJames Potter Milgate1,2 b. 13 Jul 1842, d. 24 Oct 1910
MotherElizabeth Charlotte Newell1,2 b. 22 May 1844, d. 19 May 1930
RelationshipGreat-grandmother of Keith Graham Bassett
ChartsAncestors of Keith Graham Bassett
Last Edited9 Apr 2022
Birth*4 September 1867 Rowlands Flat, SA, Australia;
When Born: September 4th 1867
Name: Elizabeth Jane
Sex: Female
Name and Surname of Father: James Milgate Jnr
Name and Maiden Name of Mother: Elizabeth Milgate, formerly Newell
Rank or Profession of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Rowlands Flat3 
Baptism15 December 1867 Holy Trinity, Lyndoch, SA, Australia;
When Baptized: Decr 25 1867
Child's Name: Elizabeth Jane
Parent's Names: James & Elizabeth Milgate
Abode: Rowland's Flat
Quality, Trade, or Profession: Farmer
By whom the ceremony was performed: Henry Read4 
Marriage*13 September 1893 Holy Trinity Church, Lyndoch, SA, Australia;
Groom: Vaughan Rees Jones
Status: Bachelor
Occupation: Farmer
Age: 26
Usual Residence: Miram Piram, VIC
Father: John Jones

Bride: Elizabeth Jane Milgate
Status: Spinster
Age: 26
Usual Residence: Lyndoch, SA
Father: James Milgate

Date of Marriage: September 13st 1893
Place of Marriage: Holy Trinity Church, Lyndoch
Religion: Church of England
Witnesses: Edith Emily Milgate, lyndoch
David Thomson Jnr, Moulder, Gawler
Minister: H A Brooksbank;Groom=Reece Vaughan Jones5 
Married Name13 September 1893 Jones6 
Electoral Roll*1903 Miram Piram, VIC, Australia;
Jones, Vaughan, Mirampiram, farmerJones, Bessie, Mirampiram, home duties;Principal=Reece Vaughan Jones7 
Electoral Roll1905 Miram Piram, VIC, Australia;
Jones, Vaughan, Mirampiram, farmerJones, Bessie, Mirampiram, home duties;Principal=Reece Vaughan Jones7 
Electoral Roll*1908 Birchup, VIC, Australia;
Jones, Reece Vaughan, Birchup, farmerJones, Bessie, Birchup, home duties;Principal=Reece Vaughan Jones7 
Electoral Roll1909 Birchup, VIC, Australia;
Jones, Reece Vaughan, Birchup, farmerJones, Bessie, Birchup, home duties;Principal=Reece Vaughan Jones7 
Death of Father24 October 1910 Miss Hills Private Hospital, Hindmarsh, SA, Australia;
When Died: Oct 24th 1910
Name and Surname: James Milgate
Sex: M
Age: 68 yrs
Rank or Profession: Farmer
Usual residence: Minyip Victoria
Birthplace and Length of Residence in Commonwealth: Moorooroo near Rowland Flat, South Australia, 68 years
Age at Marriage or Re-marriage: 20 years
Number of Issue Living M/F: 5/4
Number of Issue Deceased M/F: 0/1
Cause of Death: Cancer of the bowel
Place where Death Occurred: Miss Hills Private Hospital, Wakefield Street, Hindmarsh Ward, Adelaide
Signature, Description and Residence of Informant: J Bradley, Undertaker, O'Connell Street;Principal=James Potter Milgate8 
Photo*circa 1915 Australia;
;Principal=Reece Vaughan Jones9
Reece Vaughan and Elizabeth Jones and Family
Electoral Roll1930 "Clifton", Condobolin, NSW, Australia;
Jones, Elizabeth Jane Vaughan, Clifton, Condobolin, home duties
Jones, Victor Milgate, Clifton, Condobolin, farmer
Jones, Eric Phillip, Clifton, Condobolin, farmer7 
Death of Mother19 May 1930 Minyip, VIC, Australia;
When and where Died: 19th May 1930
Name and Surname, Rank or Profession: Elizabeth Charlotte Milgate, Home duties
Sex and Age: Female, 85 years
Cause of Death: Chronic Brochitis, Cardiac failure
Duration of last Illness: days
Medical Attendant by whom verified: Dr Edwards
When he last saw Deceased: 18th May 1930
Name and Surname of father with Rank or profession: William Newell, Farmer
Name and Maiden Name of Mother: Susanna Newell nee Wright
Signature, description and Residences of Informant: H Bennett, son-in-law (present at death) St Arnaud
When and where buried: 20th May 1930, Minyip General Cemetery
Undertaker by whom certified: J H Brady
Name and Religion of Minister: Rev J J Benjamin, Methodist Minister
Where born: Adelaide
How long in the Australian States, stating which: 53 years in South Australia, 32 years in Victoria
Where Married, at what Age, and to whom: Adelaide, 18 years, James Potter Milgate
Issue, in order of Birth, their Names and Ages: Susanna 67, William James 65, Elizabeth Jane 63, Florance Ellen Newell 61, Thomas Robert 58, Edith Emily 56, Alfred Samuel 54, David Harold 52, Eliza Cecila (deceased), Herbert 41;Principal=Elizabeth Charlotte Newell10 
Electoral Roll1934 "St Ives", Condobolin, NSW, Australia;
Jones, Elizabeth Jane Vaughan, St Ives, Condobolin, home duties
Jones, Ivan Harold, St Ives, Condobolin, farmer
Jones, Ellen Lamanda, St Ives, Condobolin, home duties
Jones, Ewen Leslie, St Ives, Condobolin, farm labourer
Jones, Maxwell Claude, St Ives, Condobolin, farmer
Jones, Victor Miiigate, St Ives, Condobolin, farmer7 
Electoral Roll*1936 Melrose Street, Condobolin, NSW, Australia;
Jones, Elizabeth Jane Vaugher, Melrose st., Condobolin, home duties7 
Electoral Roll1937 Melrose Street, Condobolin, NSW, Australia;
Jones, Elizabeth Jane Vaugher, Melrose st., Condobolin, home duties7 
Death*25 August 1937 Melrose Road, Condobolin, NSW, Australia;
Name: Elizabeth Jane Jones
Date of Death: 25 Aug 1937
Place of Death: Melrose Road Condobolin Municipality NSW
Sex: Female
Age: 69
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Lyndoch Valley South Australia
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: James Milgate
Occupation: Farmer
Mother: Elizabeth Newell

Place of Marriage: Lyndoch Valley South Australia
Age at Marriage: 25
Name of Spouse: Reece Vaughan Jones
Children of Marriage: Herbert R 42, Victor M 41, Ivan H 37, Eric B 35, Percy H 34, Ewen A 33, Maxwell C 29 living; 1 male deceased
Informant: R V Jones, widower, Orange Street Condobolin

Cause of Death: Myocarditis
Length of Illness:
Medical Attendant: Ronald MacQueen
Date Last Seen: 25 Aug 1937

Date of Burial: 26 Aug 1937
Place of Burial: Church of England Cemetery Condobolin
Minister & Religion: W Chas Arnold, Church of England
Undertaker: Robert G Marlin
Witnesses: H Y Marlin, F G Vine11 
Burial*26 August 1937 Condobolin Cemetery, Condobolin, NSW, Australia;
Reece Vaughan & Elizabeth Jane Jones headstone
Obituary2 September 1937 "The Lachlander", Condobolin, NSW, Australia;
Sincere regreat[sic] was expressed by her very many friends when it became known that Mrs. Elizabeth Jane Jones, aged 69, had passed away at her home, "Ardell," Melrose street, Condobolin, at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, 25th August.
Deceased was born at Lyndock Valley, South Australia, on 4th September, 1867. There, in September, 1892 she was married to Reece Vaughan Jones. They lived in the Nhill and Birchip district Victoria, until 1910, when they removed to Henty, New South Wales. From there they came to Condobolin about 26 years ago and settled at Clifton farm, and next at St. Ives, both close to the town of Condobolin. They moved in to town three years ago.
As a kind woman and devoted mother she will be sadly missed by a bereaved husband and family of sons—Ross, Victor, Ivan, Eric, Percy, Ewen and Max.
The burial took place in the Church of England portion of the local cemetery on Thursday at 11.30 a.m., this hour being fixed to enable, the .Rev. W. C. Arnold to come across from Wyalong to officiate.
To the bereaved ones we extend our sincere sympathy.
Probate14 October 1937 NSW, Australia;
224725- JONES ELIZABETH JANE late of Condobolin- Married Woman-
14th OCTOBER, 1937- ON this date Letters of Administration of the estate of the abovementioned deceased were granted to VICTOR MILGATE JONES of Condobolin Agent a son of the said deceased- INTESTATE died on the 25th day of AUGUST, 1937 – Estate sworn at £134.11. 2 nett- BOND in the amount of ONE THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED AND FIFTYTWO POUNDS – SURETIES- ERIC PHILLIP JONES of Condobolin Farmer and HUGH SAMUEL MCINNES of Condobolin Farmer13 


Reece Vaughan Jones b. 10 Dec 1866, d. 25 Oct 1942


  1. [S1240] South Australian Birth Registrations 1842-1906.
  2. [S138] NSW Death 17852/1937 - Elizabeth Jane Jones (Milgate).
  3. [S1558] South Australian Birth Registrations transcripts (Keith Bassett), Elizabeth Jane Milgate 1867.
  4. [S1793] Family Search Lyndoch Parish Registers, online https://familysearch.org, baptism Elizabeth Jane Milgate 1867.
  5. [S1557] South Australian Marriage Registrations transcript (Keith Bassett), Vaughan Rees Jones & Elizabeth Jane Milgate 1893.
  6. [S1239] South Australian Marriage Registrations 1842-1916.
  7. [S1418] Australian Electoral Rolls 1903-1980.
  8. [S1556] South Australian Death Registrations transcript (Keith Bassett), James Milgate 1910.
  9. [S1410] James Milgate William Newell 1839-1893 Pioneers.
  10. [S14] Death Certificate, Elizabeth Millgate 1930/6610.
  11. [S1294] NSW Death Registration Transcription.
  12. [S1565] Trove digitised newspapers, online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/, The Lachlander, Thursday, September 2, 1937.
  13. [S1635] Findmypast NSW Will Books 1800-1952, online http://www.findmypast.com/, Elizabeth Jane Jones 1937.
  14. [S1401] VIC Birth indexes.
  15. [S1402] VIC Birth indexes 1902-1921.