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John CARDNO 1845-1919 - Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire to Goodna, Queensland

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John CARDNO (1845-1919)
was born in Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire
He was christened on 23rd June 1845 at St Peter`s in Fraserburgh
HIS PARENTS were Alexander CARDNO (1822-1892) & Ann MURISON
- Ann was the 2nd of 4 wives of Alexander
Alexander's 1st wife was Helen MacKIE (married before 1842)
his 2nd wife was Ann MURISON (married about 1844)
his 3rd wife was Elizabeth ANDERSON (married about 1847)
his 4th wife was Ann SMITH (narried 1858)
giving him a total of 15 children)

John Cardno emigrated to Australia in 1875
- he married Mary Jane SMITH in Milparinka NSW, Australia 1882
- they had a son, John Sherwin Cardno in 1884 in Tibooburra, NSW
- the son married Maud Felicity Russell DUMAS in 1904
- Mary Jane died in 1884 aged 20 in Thargomindah Queensland after a tragic accident. Her clothes caught fire whilst she was cooking on an open fire. She survived for 17 days after the accident but was not attended to by a doctor only a chemist

John Cardno next married 10 months later, in Tibooburra, NSW to Mary Ellen PAGE and they had 5 children:

... 1
1887 - 1898 Henry Alexander Cardno

- born in Tibooburra, NSW
- he died in 1898 aged 11

... 2
1889 - 1965 Mary Estella Cardno

- born in Tibooburra, NSW
- she died in 1965 aged 76 in Brisbane

... 3
1890 - ? Elizabeth Emelia Cardno

- she married Victor DEARDON in 1821 in Ingham, Queensland
- nothing else known

... 4
1892 - ? Mabel Ellen Cardno

- born in Windorah, Queensland
- she married Charles Arthur ROBERTS in 1914 in Ingham, Queensland

... 5
1893 - 1971 Theodore Robert Cardno

- born Christmas Day in Windorah, Queensland
- he married Margaret Harrison Victoria HALL in 1924
- he died in 1971 aged 77

John's second wife Mary Ellen Page was only 16 when they married. She too died very young, of Typhoid, and the five children from this marriage were all sent to a convent to be raised by nuns

John Cardno died in 1919 at the Goodna Asylum aged 75
- Goodna asylum was originally named Woogaroo Lunatic Asylum, changed to Goodna Asylum and later to Goodna Mental Hospital, then known as Wolston Park Hospital and now exists as The Park Centre for Mental Health.
It still has maximum and minimum facilities and psycho-geriatric units

PHOTO taken in 1888
JOHN CARDNO & his 2nd wife MARY ELLEN with baby Henry
kindly sent to me by June of the UK who added: "the photo was originally from Robert Pittendrigh in Canada - he is descended from Alexander Cardno 1822 and his many partners". June also allowed me to visit her Cardno website and get some very important details on this branch

Surnames: CARDNO DEARDON DUMAS HALL MACKIE MURISON PAGE ROBERTS SMITH
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by ngairedith on 2013-12-04 04:57:56

thank you to diane for her message today:
Subject: CARDNO
To: ngairedith
From: dianehutson
Date: 2013-12-03 22:02:33
I AM HELPING A FRIEND DO THE CARDNO TREE OF FRASERBURGH SCOTLAND,
JUST OBTAINED ALEXANDER CARDNO AND ANN SMITH MARRIAGE SAYS HE WAS BATCHLOR .
HE DID NOT WED 3 LADIES WHOM HE HAD 1 CHILD TO.
ONLY CHILD REG WAS ALEXANDER CARDNO.WHICH GOT BAPTISM FROM SCOTLAND PEOPLE.
JOHN CARDNO BORN 1843 BP 1845 NO REG OF THIS BIRTH AS ANDERSON OR CARDNO.
ON JOHN CARDNO'S MARRIAGE IN NSW AUST SAID FATHER ALEXANDER CARDNO AND MOTHER ELIZABETH ANDERSON.
JOHN CARDNO DEPT GLASSGOW ARRIVING IN MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA 1875 THEN TOOK ANOTHER SHiP TO SYDNEY WHERE HE WENT TO GOLDFIELDs IN YOUNG NSW AUST WHERE MET MARY JANE SMITH.

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