Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Weeks-George Benjamin

Gordon Benjamin “GB” WEEKSAge: 72 years18981970

Name
Gordon Benjamin “GB” WEEKS
Given names
Gordon Benjamin
Nickname
GB
Surname
WEEKS
Birth May 2, 1898 29 25
Citation details: 16381/1898 WEEKS GORDON B GEORGE A T MARIAN E TAREE
Quality of data: questionable evidence
Publication: http://www.aa.gov.au/
Birth of a sisterEdith Emily May “Edie” WEEKES
about 1900 (Age 19 months)
Citation details: WEEKES EDITH E M 26760/1900  GEORGE A T MARION E TAREE
Note: The headstone for Edith is inscribed that she was 90 years of age at the time of her death in 1991.
Birth of a sisterVera E WEEKS
about 1903 (Age 4 years)
Citation details: 7443/1903 WEEKS VERA E GEORGE A T MARION E TAREE
Quality of data: questionable evidence
Birth of a sisterIda Daphne WEEKS
about 1906 (Age 7 years)
Citation details: 29174/1906 WEEKS IDA D GEORGE A T EDITH M TAREE
Death of a paternal grandmotherJudith STOKES
April 15, 1906 (Age 7 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 6814/1906 WEEKS JUDITH WILLIAM --TAREE
Birth of a brotherJohn Henry WEEKS
about January 1908 (Age 9 years)

Note: DOB calculated from John being 5 months old at the date of his death.
Death of a brotherJohn Henry WEEKS
June 20, 1908 (Age 10 years)

Birth of a sisterDorothy Eileen “Doss” WEEKES
about 1910 (Age 11 years)
Citation details: WEEKES DOROTHY E 43982/1910  GEORGE A MARIAN E TAREE
Marriage of a siblingJohn Malcolm “Jack” CAMERONEllen Judith “Nellie” WEEKSView this family
1913 (Age 14 years)
Citation details: 3406/1913 CAMERON JOHN M WEEKS ELLEN J TAREE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: Gedcom downloaded from Clan Cameron
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 18
Marriage of a siblingGeorge Alfred WEEKSIrene Bertha BASKERVILLEView this family
about 1916 (Age 17 years)
Citation details: 10418/1916 WEEKS GEORGE A BASKERVILLE IRENE B BALMAIN NORTH
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Military
Service No. 2897 20th Battalion 1st Light Horse Regiment
between February 8, 1916 and March 13, 1919 (Age 17 years)

Publication: http://www.aa.gov.au/
Note: Family rumour has it that he lied about his age and enlisted when he was 16 years old. This would ha…
Marriage of a siblingCecil Frank “Bunny” HOLLANDEdith Emily May “Edie” WEEKESView this family
about 1920 (Age 21 years)
Citation details: 9764/1920 HOLLAND CECIL F WEEKS EDITH E M TAREE
Quality of data: questionable evidence
MarriageHeather Ann “Jackie” CAMERONView this family
December 9, 1922 (Age 24 years)
Citation details: 16770/1922 WEEKS GORDON B CAMERON HEATHER A TAREE
Quality of data: secondary evidence

Birth of a son
#1
Lloyd Cameron WEEKS
September 3, 1924 (Age 26 years)

Marriage of a siblingVictor Albert ROSEVera E WEEKSView this family
about 1924 (Age 25 years)
Citation details: 9053/1924 ROSE VICTOR A WEEKS VERA E TAREE
Quality of data: questionable evidence
Birth of a son
#2
Treva Gordon WEEKS
February 10, 1928 (Age 29 years)

Death of a fatherGeorge Alfred Thomas WEEKS
September 22, 1928 (Age 30 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 15925/1928 WEEKS GEORGE A T GEORGE JUDITH TAREE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birth of a son
#3
Kevin William Boyd WEEKS
August 10, 1929 (Age 31 years)

Marriage of a siblingGeorge Park DURIEDorothy Eileen “Doss” WEEKESView this family
about 1932 (Age 33 years)
Citation details: 9835/1932 DURIE GEORGE P WEEKS DOROTHY E ASHFIELD
Quality of data: questionable evidence
Birth of a daughter
#4
Margaret Ann WEEKS
about November 1936 (Age 38 years)
Citation details: Personal Knowledge
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death of a daughterMargaret Ann WEEKS
December 3, 1936 (Age 38 years)
Citation details: Grave in the Oxley Island Cemetery
Weeks - Margaret Ann, Gordon Benjamin and Kevin William Boyd
Weeks - Margaret Ann, Gordon Benjamin and Kevin William Boyd

Note: Image kindly provided by Lyn Fullerton.
Note: Image kindly provided by Lyn and Gordon Fullerton.

Citation details: 24597/1936 WEEKS MARGARET ANN GORDON BENJAMIN HEATHER ANN TAREE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Military
4 Battalion volunteer No. N459118
Type: Enlisted
May 1, 1942 (Age 43 years)
Agency: Australian Army
Military
4 Battalion Defence Corps Part Time Volunteer
Type: Discharge
September 30, 1945 (Age 47 years)
Agency: Australian Army
Marriage of a childLloyd Cameron WEEKSShirley Dawn WEBSTERView this family
December 1946 (Age 48 years)
Citation details: 25439/1946 WEEKS LLOYD CAMERON WEBSTER SHIRLEY DAWN ASHFIELD
Quality of data: questionable evidence
Death of a motherEdith Marion SAVILLE
August 19, 1952 (Age 54 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 19700/1952 WEEKS MARION EDITH BENJAMIN AMELIA ASHFIELD
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Weeks - George Alfred and Marion Edith
Weeks - George Alfred and Marion Edith

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Cheryl Ann WEEKS
1954 (Age 55 years)

ResidenceHeather Ann “Jackie” CAMERONView this family
March 31, 1955 (Age 56 years)
Address: Oxley Island.
Note: At the time of distribution of the estate of Josephine Murdoch
Weeks-Gordon-Oxley Island
Weeks-Gordon-Oxley Island

Note: Heather and Gordon Weeks' old milking shed on Scott's Creek. Photo taken in 1995.


Weeks-Gordon-Oxley Island
Weeks-Gordon-Oxley Island

Note: The front of Heather and Gordon Weeks' home on Oxley Island with Scott's Creeks in the front. Photo taken in 1995.


Weeks-Gordon-Oxley Island
Weeks-Gordon-Oxley Island

Note: Home of Heather and Gordon Weeks' on Oxley Island. Photo taken 1995.


Weeks-Gordon-Oxley Island
Weeks-Gordon-Oxley Island

Note: View across the paddock to Heather and Gordon Weeks' house on Oxley Island. Beyond the house is Scott's Creek and Mitchell's Island.


Weeks-Gordon-Oxley Island
Weeks-Gordon-Oxley Island

Note: Home of Heather and Gordon Weeks' on Oxley Island. Photo taken probably in the 1920's.


Weeks-Gordon-Oxley Island
Weeks-Gordon-Oxley Island

Note: The home of Heather and Gordon Weeks' home on Oxley Island. Date of photo unknown - probably in the 1930's.


Weeks-Gordon-Oxley Island
Weeks-Gordon-Oxley Island

Note: Heather and Gordon Weeks' home on Oxley Island. Photo taken in 1995.

Marriage of a childKevin William Boyd WEEKSGwenda Nance “Gwen” GREERView this family
about 1956 (Age 57 years)
Citation details: 12299/1956 WEEKS KEVIN WILLIAM B BROWN GWENDA NANCE TAREE
ResidenceHeather Ann “Jackie” CAMERONView this family
after 1956 (Age 57 years)
Address: 26 Taree Road Wingham

Death of a brotherGeorge Alfred WEEKS
about 1964 (Age 65 years)
Citation details: 31134/1964 WEEKS GEORGE ALFRED GEORGE ALFRED THOMAS MARION PARRAMATTA
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death October 14, 1970 (Age 72 years)
Address: Wingham Bowling Club
Citation details: 44241/1970 WEEKS GORDON BENJAMIN GEORGE ALFRED T MARION EMILY WINGHAM
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Faye and Dick James and Lynne and Doug Absalom, 2002
Weeks - Margaret Ann, Gordon Benjamin and Kevin William Boyd
Weeks - Margaret Ann, Gordon Benjamin and Kevin William Boyd

Note: Image kindly provided by Lyn Fullerton.
Note: Image kindly provided by Lyn and Gordon Fullerton.

Note: Died peacefully while doing his part time job.
Burial
Address: Row 130
Cemetery: Oxley Island
Citation details: Grave in the Oxley Island Cemetery
Note: Cremated at Beresfield Crematorium.
WEEKS-Margaret Ann and Gordon Benjamin
WEEKS-Margaret Ann and Gordon Benjamin

Note: Grave of Margaret Ann WEEKS and Gordon Benjamin WEEKS at Oxley Island cemetery. Margaret only lived a matter of months and Gordon was cremated at Beresfield. Taken in 2004.


WEEKS-Gordon Benjamin and Margaret Ann
WEEKS-Gordon Benjamin and Margaret Ann

Note: Headstone of Margaret Ann WEEKS and Gordon Benjamin WEEKS at Oxley Island cemetery. Margaret only lived a matter of months and Gordon was cremated at Beresfield.


Weeks - Margaret Ann, Gordon Benjamin and Kevin William Boyd
Weeks - Margaret Ann, Gordon Benjamin and Kevin William Boyd

Note: Image kindly provided by Lyn Fullerton.
Note: Image kindly provided by Lyn and Gordon Fullerton.

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 24, 1890Lansdowne, , New South Wales, Australia
1 year
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
Australian Army CrestGeorge Alfred WEEKS
Birth: May 3, 1893 24 20Lansdowne, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1964Parramatta, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder sister
Emily Amelia WEEKS
Birth: about June 1895 26 22Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 14, 1895Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
17 months
elder brother
William John WEEKS
Birth: about October 1896 27 23Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 5, 1897Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
younger sister
-20 months
himself
6 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
Ida Daphne WEEKS
Birth: about 1906 36 32Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1979New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
Family with Heather Ann “Jackie” CAMERON - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: December 9, 1922Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
21 months
son
3 years
son
18 months
son
7 years
daughter
Margaret Ann WEEKS
Birth: about November 1936 38 34Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 3, 1936Taree, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 16381/1898 WEEKS GORDON B GEORGE A T MARIAN E TAREE
Quality of data: questionable evidence
BirthMilitary Record WW1 - Gordon Benjamin WEEKS
Publication: http://www.aa.gov.au/
MilitaryMilitary Record WW1 - Gordon Benjamin WEEKS
Publication: http://www.aa.gov.au/
MarriageW - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 16770/1922 WEEKS GORDON B CAMERON HEATHER A TAREE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
MarriageHeadstone - Heather Ann Weeks
ResidenceEstate of Josephine Murdoch Dec'd.
ResidencePersonal Knowledge of Annette Gregory
DeathW - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 44241/1970 WEEKS GORDON BENJAMIN GEORGE ALFRED T MARION EMILY WINGHAM
Quality of data: secondary evidence
DeathBetsy and Jacko In Appreciation 2nd Edition
Publication: Faye and Dick James and Lynne and Doug Absalom, 2002
DeathHeadstone - Weeks - Margaret Ann, Gordon Benjamin and Kevin William Boyd
Weeks - Margaret Ann, Gordon Benjamin and Kevin William Boyd
Weeks - Margaret Ann, Gordon Benjamin and Kevin William Boyd

Note: Image kindly provided by Lyn Fullerton.
Note: Image kindly provided by Lyn and Gordon Fullerton.

BurialOxley Island Cemetery
Citation details: Grave in the Oxley Island Cemetery