Mary Ann Tonkin was born circa 1873 in Penzance, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom to Felix Tonkin (1853-1922) and Catherine Ivey (c1847-1901) and died 17 July 1923 Numulgi Lismore, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. She married John William Vidler (1861-1945) 22 August 1888 in Jamberoo, New South Wales, Australia.

She arrived in New South Wales in 1878 on the Earl Dalhousie.


Offspring of John William Vidler (1861-1945) and Mary Ann Tonkin
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Jane Vidler (1889-1974)
William John Vidler (1890-1947)
Emily Magdalene Vidler (1894-1971)
Alexander Felix Vidler (1896-1969)
Lillian May Vidler (1898-1980)
Herbert Joshua Vidler (1898-1969) 13 October 1898 Lismore, New South Wales, Australia 17 September 1969 Lismore, New South Wales, Australia Effie Rae Connor (1890-1982)
Stanley Vidler (1902-1903)
Elsie Ellen Vidler (1903-1977)
Phyllis Grace Vidler (1906-?)
Stanley George Vidler (1907-1986)
Irvine Cecil Vidler (1909-?)
Ivy Minnie Vidler (1910-?)
Ethel Daisy Vidler (1913-1993)
Pearl Eileen Vidler (1916-1989)


Most of the sources confuse her with Mary Ann Jackson (1862-1930), wife of Thomas Collins Vidler (1860-1949), claiming that she died in January, 1930.

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§ Remains
  • The FUNERAL of the late MARY ANN VIDLER, beloved wife of Mr. William Vidler, will move from her late residence, Numulgi, THIS DAY (WEDNESDAY) at 11 a.m., for the Methodist portion of the Lismore cemetery.
Northern Star, 18 July 1923, page 1