Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Robert Joseph WILLIAMSONAge: 80 years18751956

Name
Robert Joseph WILLIAMSON
Given names
Robert Joseph
Surname
WILLIAMSON
Citation details: 15969/1875 WILLIAMSON ROBERT WALTER MARY A NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Birth April 3, 1875 28 27
Citation details: 15969/1875 WILLIAMSON ROBERT WALTER MARY A NEWCASTLE
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Death of a paternal grandfatherRobert WILLIAMSON
March 16, 1877 (Age 23 months)
Address: A.A. Company pit
Cause: Mine accident
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 75
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 7153/1877 WILLIAMSON ROBERT AGE 76 YEARS DIED NEWCASTLE NEWCASTLE
Note: The following account of the accident was given by James Reid at the inquest held at the Duke of Edi…
Birth of a brotherEnoch Frank WILLIAMSON
June 28, 1877 (Age 2 years)
Citation details: 16922/1877 WILLIAMSON ENOCH F WALTER MARY A NEWCASTLE
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Birth of a brotherJoseph Walter WILLIAMSON
September 30, 1879 (Age 4 years)
Citation details: 19470/1879 WILLIAMSON JOSEPH WALTER MARY A NEWCASTLE
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Death of a maternal grandmotherSarah NICHOLSON
February 11, 1880 (Age 4 years)
Cause: Epithelial cancer of the face
Publication: Newcastle, NSW, 1880, NSW Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2003
Citation details: 1880/008468
Quality of data: primary evidence
Gregory (Nicholson)-Sarah
Gregory (Nicholson)-Sarah

Note: Death Certificate of Sarah GREGORY (NICHOLSON) who died on 11 Feb 1880 at The Junction, NSW.

Burial of a maternal grandmotherSarah NICHOLSON
February 12, 1880 (Age 4 years)
Address: Newcastle, NSW Australia
Publication: Newcastle, NSW, 1880, NSW Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2003
Birth of a sisterSarah Nicholson WILLIAMSON
March 23, 1882 (Age 6 years)
Citation details: 24282/1882 WILLIAMSON SARAH N WALTER MARY A NEWCASTLE
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 87
Birth of a brotherGeorge James WILLIAMSON
March 23, 1882 (Age 6 years)
Citation details: 24283/1882 WILLIAMSON GEORGE J WALTER MARY A NEWCASTLE
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Death of a brotherGeorge James WILLIAMSON
August 5, 1882 (Age 7 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 10963/1882 WILLIAMSON GEORGE J WALTER MARY A NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Death of a paternal grandmotherEllen LINDSAY
June 18, 1885 (Age 10 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 12969/1885 WILLIAMSON HELEN JAMES DIED NEWCASTLE NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: questionable evidence
Note: The reference to her NSW Death Index may be incorrect as her father's name is registered as James when it is believed that her father's name was John.
Burial of a paternal grandmotherEllen LINDSAY
June 19, 1885 (Age 10 years)
Address: Methodist Section
Cemetery: Sandgate
Birth of a sisterMary Jane WILLIAMSON
April 23, 1886 (Age 11 years)
Citation details: 29580/1886 WILLIAMSON MARY J WALTER MARY A NEWCASTLE
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Text:

The Williamson Family Bible has Mary's birth date as 1887.

Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 87
Birth of a sisterLizzie Nicholson WILLIAMSON
March 11, 1889 (Age 13 years)
Citation details: 29702/1889 WILLIAMSON LIZZIE N WALTER MARY A NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 88
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam GREGORY
July 21, 1893 (Age 18 years)
Address: 17 Farquahar Street
Cause: Senile bronchitis
Publication: 1893/006987, Sydney, New South Wales, 27/4/2004.
Citation details: 1893/006987
Note: This was the original Gregory family house in Newcastle.
Burial of a maternal grandfatherWilliam GREGORY
July 23, 1893 (Age 18 years)
Address: Anglican Portion No. 1 Section 04 Lot 28
Cemetery: Sandgate
Publication: 1893/006987, Sydney, New South Wales, 27/4/2004.
Publication: Printed in August, 2004 on visit to cemetery by Doug Absalom on behalf of Stuart Gregory.
Text:

william Sunday, 23 July, 1893 Age unknown, Portion Anglican No. 1 Section 04 Lot 28

Note: From a list supplied by the Sandgate Cemetery Office to Stuart Gregory in August 2004, William was b…
Gregory-William and others
Gregory-William and others

Note: Gregory grave at Sandgate Section 4 Lot 28. Buried in this grave are:


Gregory-William and others
Gregory-William and others

Note: Gregory grave at Sandgate Section 4 Lot 28. Buried in this grave are:


Gregory-William and others
Gregory-William and others

Note: Gregory grave at Sandgate Section 4 Lot 28. Buried in this grave are:



Marriage of a siblingWilliam James WILLIAMSONMargaret SCOTTView this family
1894 (Age 18 years)
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Citation details: 5310/1894 WILLIAMSON WILLIAM J SCOTT MARGARET NEWCASTLE
Marriage of a siblingDavid BROWNHelen Helinor “Nellie” WILLIAMSONView this family
January 25, 1899 (Age 23 years)
Citation details: 1515/1899 BROWN DAVID WILLIAMSON HELEN H NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Mauve 3
Marriage of a siblingEnoch Frank WILLIAMSONMartha Louisa HIGGINSView this family
May 31, 1899 (Age 24 years)
Address: 42 Ridge Street Merewether NSW
Citation details: 3725/1899 WILLIAMSON ENOCH F HIGGINS MARTHA L MEREWETHER
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Note: They were married in the home of Martha's parents.
MarriageCatherine Lavina BRUNIGESView this family
May 1, 1900 (Age 25 years)
Citation details: 4382/1901 WILLIAMSON ROBERT BRUNIGES CATHERINE L NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Birth of a son
#1
Walter Henry WILLIAMSON
March 6, 1902 (Age 26 years)
Citation details: 13965/1902 WILLIAMSON WALTER H ROBERT CATHERINE L MEREWETHER
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Marriage of a siblingJoseph Walter WILLIAMSONEva PONTView this family
about 1903 (Age 27 years)
Citation details: 1473/1903 WILLIAMSON WALTER J PONT EVA MEREWETHER
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Birth of a daughter
#2
Anastasia Mary “Mollie” WILLIAMSON
April 29, 1905 (Age 30 years)
Citation details: 14949/1905 WILLIAMSON ANASTASIA M ROBERT CATHERINE L MEREWETHER
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Marriage of a siblingArthur Roland WILLMary Jane WILLIAMSONView this family
September 1, 1909 (Age 34 years)
Citation details: 8526/1909 WILL ARTHUR R WILLIAMSON MARY J MEREWETHER
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 87
Marriage of a siblingJohn Emlyn JENKINSSarah Nicholson WILLIAMSONView this family
December 26, 1914 (Age 39 years)
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Descendants of Mary Gregory Page 9
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Citation details: 16016/1914 JENKINS JOHN E WILLIAMSON SARAH M HAMILTON
Marriage of a siblingWilliam James WILLIAMSONAgnes SCOTTView this family
January 7, 1916 (Age 40 years)
Citation details: 2077/1916 WILLIAMSON WILLIAM J SCOTT AGNES NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Marriage of a siblingJohn JONESLizzie Nicholson WILLIAMSONView this family
January 24, 1924 (Age 48 years)
Citation details: 2820/1924 JONES JOHN WILLIAMSON LIZZIE M MEREWETHER
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Descendants of Mary Gregory Page 10
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Death of a fatherWalter “Watty” WILLIAMSON
November 3, 1924 (Age 49 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 17562/1924 WILLIAMSON WALTER ROBERT ACLEN MEREWETHER
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Note: I think the name Aclen is an error in transcribing Ellen. I can only speculate on the name of Robert.
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Death of a motherMary Ann GREGORY
December 24, 1928 (Age 53 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 20686/1928 WILLIAMSON MARY A WILLIAM SARAH MEREWETHER
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Descendants of Elizabeth Gregory Page 8
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Burial of a motherMary Ann GREGORY
before December 29, 1928 (Age 53 years)
Address: Primitive Methodist Section
Cemetery: Sandgate
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 81
Note: Mary Ann's funeral was reported in the "Newcastle Morning Herald on 29 December, 1928:
Marriage of a childReginald Jacob BERTHOLDAnastasia Mary “Mollie” WILLIAMSONView this family
December 4, 1929 (Age 54 years)
Citation details: 18268/1929 BERTHOLD REGINALD WILLIAMSON MARY HAMILTON
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Occupation
Miner
1930 (Age 54 years)
Occupation
Baker

Address: Corlette Street The Junction NSW
Employer: E.T. Williams and Sons
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 84
Note: He left mining and worked in the bakery. Here he was known as "Connor".
ResidenceCatherine Lavina BRUNIGESView this family
1930 (Age 54 years)
Address: 9 Lingard Street
Death of a brotherJoseph Walter WILLIAMSON
July 5, 1935 (Age 60 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 18294/1935 WILLIAMSON JOSEPH WALTER J MARY A HAMILTON
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Descendants of Mary Gregory Page 4
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 87
Note: On Walter's death in 1935, the following obituary appeared in the "Newcastle Herald".
Burial of a brotherJoseph Walter WILLIAMSON
July 7, 1935 (Age 60 years)
Address: Methodist portion
Cemetery: Sandgate
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 87
Occupation
Miner
1936 (Age 60 years)
Address: First in the Sea Pit and then in the Glebe Pit.
ResidenceCatherine Lavina BRUNIGESView this family
1936 (Age 60 years)
Address: 13 Lingard Street Merewether NSW
Death of a sisterHelen Helinor “Nellie” WILLIAMSON
April 11, 1943 (Age 68 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 11411/1943 BROWN ELLEN ELENOR WALTER MARY NEW LAMBTON
Quality of data: questionable evidence
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Descendants of Mary Gregory Page 2
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Death of a brotherWilliam James WILLIAMSON
July 10, 194319:00 (Age 68 years)
Address: 71 Inch Street Lithgow NSW
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 19763/1943 WILLIAMSON WILLIAM JAMES WALTER MARY ANN LITHGOW
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 82 and 83
Note: Newspaper Obituary
Note: A Newspaper Obituary
Death January 18, 1956 (Age 80 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 5194/1956 WILLIAMSON ROBERT JOSEPH WALTER MARY ANN NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: October 10, 1866Merewether, , New South Wales, Australia
18 months
elder sister
Annie WILLIAMSON
Birth: April 20, 1868 21 20Merewether, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 9, 1868Newcastle, , New South Wales, Australia
22 months
elder brother
4 years
elder sister
16 months
himself
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
younger brother
George James WILLIAMSON
Birth: March 23, 1882 35 34Merewether, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 5, 1882Merewether, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
younger sister
Mary Jane WILLIAMSON
Birth: April 23, 1886 40 38Merewether, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 28, 1979Bexley, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger sister
Family with Catherine Lavina BRUNIGES - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: May 1, 1900Merewether, , New South Wales, Australia
22 months
son
Walter Henry WILLIAMSON
Birth: March 6, 1902 26 30Merewether, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 3, 1987
3 years
daughter
Anastasia Mary “Mollie” WILLIAMSON
Birth: April 29, 1905 30 33Merewether, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 19, 1991Wingham, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthW - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 15969/1875 WILLIAMSON ROBERT WALTER MARY A NEWCASTLE
BirthThe Gregory Family Tree as at 15 July, 2005
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
BirthWilliamson Family Bible
MarriageMarriages registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 4382/1901 WILLIAMSON ROBERT BRUNIGES CATHERINE L NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
MarriageThe Gregory Family Tree as at 15 July, 2005
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
OccupationAustralian Electoral Roll - NSW - 1930
OccupationThe Newcastle Connection: A Gregory Family History
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 84
ResidenceAustralian Electoral Roll - NSW - 1930
OccupationAustralian Electoral Roll - NSW - 1936
Publication: 1936
ResidenceAustralian Electoral Roll - NSW - 1936
Publication: 1936
NameBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 15969/1875 WILLIAMSON ROBERT WALTER MARY A NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
NameThe Gregory Family Tree as at 15 July, 2005
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 5194/1956 WILLIAMSON ROBERT JOSEPH WALTER MARY ANN NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
DeathThe Gregory Family Tree as at 15 July, 2005
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005