Flavius Josephus Kingsford

Male, (circa 1834 - 1896)
FatherFlavius Ebenezer Kingsford (1809 - 1898)
MotherHannah Farmar (1811 - 1855)
RelationshipGrandson of Thomas F. Farmar
ChartsFarmar Descendants
BirthFlavius Josephus Kingsford was born circa 1834 in Tonbridge, Kent, England. 
INFO MIDDLE NAME Josephus from death certif. 
Exhibit PHOTO of the first page of the diary written by Flavius Josephus Kingsford on the ship "Brouwershaven" from London to Melbourne, departing 2 Mar 1853. (CorresKNHHS email photo 11 Sep 2020.)
Exhibit DIARY written by Flavius Josephus Kingsford during the family voyage from London to Melbourne Australia, 2 March to 28 June 1853. The 10-page transcription of the diary by Karen Hughes is attached. (CorresKNHHS email 11 Sep 2020.)
Note NOTE: To Australia with mother and siblings in June 1853. 
INFO BANKRUPTCY. Reported in The Argus, 23 Aug 1859 Law Report section. New Insolvents. Flavius Ebenezer Kingsford and Flavias Josephus Kingsford of the firm of F.E. Kingsford and Son, of Brunswick, carriers. Causes of insolvency : Pressure of execution creditors and illness of F.E. Kingsford. Liabilities 89£ 5s 11d; assets 1£; deficiency, 88£ 5s 11d. Official Assignee, Mr. Shaw." (ArgusTro 23 Aug 1859, p.6.) 
INFO BANKRUPTCY DISCHARGE. The Argus [Melbourne, Vic] Sat, 18 Feb 1860. " In the Supreme Court of the Colony of Victoria: in Insolvency. --In the Estate of Flavius Ebenezer Kingsford and Flavius Josephus Kingsford, Trading under the Style or Firm of F.E. Kingsford and Son, of Brunswick. .. carriers . . . [they] intend to apply to the Chief Commissioner of Insolvent Estates . . . on Monday the 19th day of March . . . that a Certificate of Discharge . . .be granted to them. . . ." (ArgusTro.) 
Note NOTE: To NZ about 1865 per death certificate. 
INFO Possible -- LAND GRANT. Crown Land Grantee index: Flavius Kingsford, Acheron Parish, 1 Dec 1875. Source A [extracted by Austr Inst Gen Studies member], Map A [county of Anglesey]. (VicCrGrant1 LDS6394109 p.602) PROBLEM - IS HE THE CORRECT FLAVIUS? Was he in Australia or NZ in 1875? 
Note RESIDENCE in Otago, New Zealand began about 1889 per death certificate. 
DeathHe died 28 April 1896 in Dunedin, New Zealand. 
INFO DEATH NOTICE. On 28 Apr 1896, Flavious Josephus (Dick) Kingsford, "the only brother of Ebenezer Kingsford, of Parkside Hotel, Caversham, and cousin of Mr. E. Eaton, of Dunedin, after a painful illness, aged 61 years." FUNERAL NOTICE. Friends of Mr/Mrs. E. Kingsford invited to funeral of late brother, "which will leave their residence, Parkside Hotel, Main South road, Caversham, tomorrow," Thurs, 30th at 4pm for the Southern Cemetery. Chas J. Thorn, Undertaker. (EveningStar 29 Apr 1896, p.2.) 
INFO CEMETERY. Southern Cemetery Dunedin. Burial Register v.3: #5905 Burial in Blk 17b, lot 11: Flavious Josephus Kingsford, d. 28 Apr 1896, age 61, miner. Resident of Caversham [Dunedin] Born England. Last came from Auckland. Lived in Otago 7 yrs. Buried 30 April. Informant C.J. Thorn. Register entry #5932 -- reinterred to Blk 4a plot 9. [NOTE: reburial with brother Ebenezer's family]. (NZCemRec LDS6200241#404 p.545 #5905 and p.548 #5932.) 
INFO DEATH CERTIFICATE. Dunedin District #160. 1896 April 28, died at Hospital, Dunedin. Flavous [sic] Josephus Kingsford, Miner. male, 61 yr. Cause of death: Asthenia, Phthisis pulmonalis. Doctor: A. Stenhouse... Parents: Flavous Ebenezer Kingsford. Hannah Kingsford formerly Farmer, Brewer. Burial 1896 Apr 30, Southern Cemetery, Dunedin. D. Dutton, Presbyterian minister. Born Kent, England. In NZ 31 years. Not married. C.J. Thirn, Undertaker, Caversham. Reg. 6 May 1896. (NZDeaCert 1896/1061.) 
INFO CEMETERY INFO. Flavious Josephus Kingsford. Age 61 years, female [sic], d. 28 Apr 1896. Last address: Caversham Dunedin. Funeral director: Thorn, Dunedin. Burial Southern Cemetery 26 Jul 1896 block 4a, plot 0009. Disinter from lot 11 block 17b. Orig ref S18960407, occup: miner. Native of England, Years in NZ: 7 [sic]. Place died: Dunedin. (DunCounCem.)