Elisha Nunn (born 22 Mar 1857 Whepstead, Suffolk, England, UK, died 19 Dec 1932 Ipswich, Qld, Australia), married Sarah Ann Beddow (born 1857 Staffordshire, England, died 3 Jun 1932, Ipswich, Qld, Australia) and fathered five children (see below).
One of Elisha's grandsons, Desmond Holland, was murdered in 1991. Read what happened.

 

 
Elisha Nunn (left) and his daughter Rose Jane on her wedding to Gwilym Howell in 1916. At right is another daughter Ivy May whose married name was Holland. Rose's daughter Gladys McMillan (nee Howell) also identified the person at left as Sid Roberts. Elisha's sister Phoebe's married name was Roberts and she had a son Sid but this is not the same person as he would only have been 10 in 1916. Below is an extract from Elisha's birth certificate. He was the only child one of David and Rachel Nunn's children born in Suffolk, England.  




 

 

 

 

Elisha Nunn

 

  1. Laura NUNN,   b. 6 Jul 1889, Dinmore, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1937, Ipswich Hospital, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
  2. Howard NUNN,   b. 19 Aug 1891, Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1894, Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
  3. Ada NUNN,   b. 10 Dec 1893, Queensland, Aust Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 1896, Queensland, Aust Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
  4. Rose Jane NUNN,   b. 30 Jun 1896, Dinmore, Ipswich, Qld, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1973, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
  5. Ivy May NUNN,   b. 22 Apr 1900, Dinmore, Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1978, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)

Albert Nunn

Albert Nunn birth
Albert Nunn (born 11 Sep 1862 Ipswich, Queensland, died 24 Oct 1931 Qld, Aust), married Jane Tutin (born C1865, died 26 Nov 1940, Queensland, Aust)…

Amos Nunn

Amos Nunn and children
Amos Nunn, left, and several of his children. Colour image is of David Nunn (1886-1970) and his wife Marion Thomson (1901-1981); below them is…

David "Dick" Nunn

David (Dick) Nunn family
David (who was known as Dick) Nunn pictured top left with some of his children including (from left) Lily Jane (married name Statham), Arnold Ernst,…

David Nunn

David and Rachel Nunn, from Suffolk to Queensland This section focuses on David and Rachel Nunn's 12 children (see below) The ship Irene on which…

Desmond Holland

Desmond (Slim) Holland's murder Desmond Holland. ONE of David and Rachel Nunn's descendants, Desmond Holland, became the victim of foul play in 1991…

George Nunn

George Nunn family
George Nunn (top right) with son Gordon George. Below that is Evelyn May Elizabeth (whose married name was McQuilty), Gordon George, Edith Maud…

Gordon David (Bunny) Nunn

Gordon David (Bunny) Nunn, family man and extraordinary athlete ©Warren Nunn, oznunns.com (First published 8 Jan 2015; updates—21 November 2015, 30…

May Emma Nunn

May Nunn birth
May Emma Nunn (born 6 Nov 1876 Ipswich, Queensland, Australia, died 26 Oct 1931 Ipswich, Queensland, Australia) married James Neilson (born 8 May…

Nunns' paddock

Alma Nellie Victoria Nunn
Sidney Nunn's daughter, Alma (1909-97) has some recollections of life at Nunns' Paddock. NOTE: Nunns' Paddock is now the site of a meatworks. Most of…

Off to Australia

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David and Rachel Nunn and son Elisha arrive in Australia February 1858: David and Rachel Nunn arrive in Moreton Bay. The following appeared in the…

Phoebe Nunn

Roberts family
Phoebe Nunn and her husband James Roberts with their children. All the girls are identified on image. Eldest son Norman is standing back between his…

Sydney Nunn

Sid Nunn family
Sid Nunn (inset) in family photo taken after his passed away in 1919. Standing back from left are: Eric Ronald, William Everard, Norman Edward,…

Violet Nunn

Violet Nunn birth
Violet Nunn (born 7 Aug 1878 Ipswich, Queensland, Australia, died 23 Nov 1959 Queensland, Australia) married George Johnson (born C1870, died…

Walter Nunn

Walter Nunn family
Walter Nunn (second from right) with his wife Elizabeth Thompson (left) and family members. That's probably Fred and Alice standing either side of…

Whitwood cricket

Nunn brothers of Dinmore, Ipswich, Queensland, Australia, and Whitwood cricket team (click on image to the right for a bigger picture; it will open in…

William Nunn

William Nunn and his wife Emily Scarborough standing with their son Stanley possibly about 1930. Inset images either side of them are of Emily and…