Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Alice BLANCHAge: 78 years18791957

Name
Alice BLANCH
Given names
Alice
Surname
BLANCH
Married name
Alice GILLIS
Birth September 21, 1879 46 39
Citation details: 17056/1879 BLANCH ALICE THOMAS HANNAH MANNING RIVER
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a brotherFrancis Henry BLANCH
about 1882 (Age 2 years)
Citation details: 18215/1882 BLANCH FRANCIS H THOMAS HANNAH WINGHAM
Marriage of a siblingJohn Henry WALLISMary Jane BLANCHView this family
May 19, 1885 (Age 5 years)
Citation details: 5252/1885 WALLIS JOHN H BLANCHE MARY J TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 472
Birth of a brotherJohn Herbert BLANCH
August 15, 1885 (Age 5 years)
Citation details: 22300/1885 BLANCH JOHN H THOMAS HANNAH TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 472
Marriage of a siblingJoseph BLANCHMyra Ann WALLISView this family
about 1887 (Age 7 years)
Citation details: 5246/1887 BLANCH JOSEPH LEWIS MYRA A PORT MACQUARIE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 472
Marriage of a siblingEdward Albert BLANCHElizabeth GILLISView this family
about 1888 (Age 8 years)
Citation details: 5372/1888 BLANCH EDWARD GILLIS ELIZABETH PORT MACQUARIE
Marriage of a siblingJames GILLISCaroline Hannah BLANCHView this family
about 1889 (Age 9 years)
Citation details: 5012/1889 GILLIS JAMES BLANCH CAROLINE H TAREE
Death of a brotherEdward Albert BLANCH
April 1, 1889 (Age 9 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 10312/1889 BLANCH EDWARD THOMAS ANNAH PORT MACQUARIE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 472
Death of a fatherThomas Edwin BLANCH
April 18, 1891 (Age 11 years)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 6
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 12721/1891 BLANCHE THOMAS THOMAS HANNAH PORT MACQUARIE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 238 and 472
Death of a paternal grandfatherThomas BLANCH
July 3, 1892 (Age 12 years)
Cause: Natural causes.
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 12495/1892 BLANCH THOMAS EDWARD UNKNOWN STROUD
Death of a maternal grandfatherEdward Nilgett MILGATE
about 1895 (Age 15 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 14406/1895 MILGATE EDWARD SAMUEL SUSAN TAREE
Marriage of a siblingAlbert BLANCHElizabeth Clara SMITHView this family
about 1896 (Age 16 years)
Citation details: 3967/1896 BLANCH ALBERT SMITH ELIZABETH C TAREE
MarriageAndrew GILLISView this family
about 1898 (Age 18 years)
Citation details: 6241/1898 GILLIS ANDREW BLANCH ALICE PORT MACQUARIE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 472
Publication: Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate (NSW : 1882 - 1950), Saturday 5 May 1934, page 4
Birth of a daughter
#1
Birdie Alice GILLIS
about 1899 (Age 19 years)
Citation details: 24323/1899 GILLIS BIRDIE A ANDREW ALICE PORT MACQUARIE
Marriage of a siblingGeorge William WALLISAmelia Mildred BLANCHView this family
about 1901 (Age 21 years)
Citation details: 1974/1901 WALLIS GEORGE W BLANCH AMELIA PORT MACQUARIE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 472
Birth of a daughter
#2
Elsie Mary GILLIS
August 17, 1902 (Age 22 years)
Citation details: 25456/1902 GILLIS ELSIE M ANDREW ALICE PORT MACQUARIE
Note: Date checked in registration.
Birth of a son
#3
John M A GILLIS
about 1904 (Age 24 years)
Citation details: 35933/1904 GILLIS JOHN M A ANDREW ALICE PORT MACQUARIE
Marriage of a siblingDavid BLANCHJane KIRKMANView this family
about 1906 (Age 26 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 8030/1906 BLANCH DAVID KIRKMAN JANE PORT MACQUARIE
Marriage of a siblingJohn Herbert BLANCHSarah Jane MUMFORDView this family
September 26, 1906 (Age 27 years)
Address: Long Flat
Citation details: 8037/1906 BLANCH JOHN H MUMFORD SARAH J PORT MACQUARIE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 472
Birth of a son
#4
Andrew Thomas “Toby” GILLIS
about 1907 (Age 27 years)
Citation details: 39277/1907 GILLIS ANDREW T ANDREW ALICE PORT MACQUARIE
Marriage of a siblingErnest Austin BLANCHMarcella MUMFORDView this family
about 1907 (Age 27 years)
Citation details: 11547/1907 BLANCH ERNEST A MUMFORD MARCELLA PORT MACQUARIE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 472
Marriage of a siblingFrancis Henry BLANCHAlice KIRKMANView this family
about 1907 (Age 27 years)
Citation details: 5507/1907 BLANCH FRANCIS H KIRKMAN ALICE PORT MACQUARIE
Death of a motherHannah MILGATE
about 1911 (Age 31 years)
Citation details: 7279/1911 BLANCH HANNAH EDWIN MARY PORT MACQUARIE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 472
Note: Kevin Matthews has her DOD as 1893. I cannot find any reference to this in the NSW BDMs.
Birth of a son
#5
James William Phillip GILLIS
July 22, 1914 (Age 34 years)
Citation details: GILLIS JAMES W 34811/1914 ANDREW ALICE PORT MACQUARIE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Doreen Daphne “Kate or Kit” GILLIS
1919 (Age 39 years)
Citation details: 18 November 2015
Text:

In part:

"Doreen Daphne Gillis, father unknown, Born in 1919 in Port Macquarie, passed in August 2008 in Sydney NSW.

Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Doreen Daphne “Kate or Kit” GILLIS
1919 (Age 39 years)
Citation details: 18 November 2015
Text:

In part:

"Doreen Daphne Gillis, father unknown, Born in 1919 in Port Macquarie, passed in August 2008 in Sydney NSW.

Marriage of a childWalter Newton CARNEYBirdie Alice GILLISView this family
about 1922 (Age 42 years)
Citation details: 17091/1922 CARNEY WALTER N GILLIS BIRDIE A PORT MACQUARIE
Marriage of a childEric Stanley CAFFREYElsie Mary GILLISView this family
about 1922 (Age 42 years)
Citation details: 11445/1922 CAFFREY ERIC S GILLIS ELSIE M PORT MACQUARIE
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Joycelyn Margaret CAFFREY
1929 (Age 49 years)

Citation details: 15 February 2015
Text:

In part:

"Joycelyn Margaret 1929-2001"

Marriage of a childJohn M A GILLISIsabella TORRENSView this family
about 1929 (Age 49 years)
Citation details: 1382/1929 GILLIS JOHN TORRENS ISABEL PORT MACQUARIE
Death of a sisterCaroline Hannah BLANCH
December 19, 1929 (Age 50 years)
Citation details: 1621/1930 GILLIES CAROLINE H THOMAS E HANNAH PORT MACQUARIE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Note: The Pre 1860 Pioneer Register has her DOD as 19 December 1922. I cannot find any relevant Death Index entry for this.
Marriage of a childAndrew Thomas “Toby” GILLISIsa I MAXWELLView this family
about 1934 (Age 54 years)
Citation details: 19538/1934 GILLIS ANDREW V MAXWELL IDA I PORT MACQUARIE
Death of a husbandAndrew GILLIS
April 22, 1934 (Age 54 years)
Cause: Apparent heart attack
Citation details: GILLIS ANDREW 6472/1934 JOHN MARY PORT MACQUARIE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate (NSW : 1882 - 1950), Saturday 5 May 1934, page 4
Burial of a husbandAndrew GILLIS
April 24, 1934 (Age 54 years)
Publication: Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate (NSW : 1882 - 1950), Saturday 5 May 1934, page 4
Death of a brotherJohn Herbert BLANCH
February 26, 1937 (Age 57 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3740/1937 BLANCH JOHN HERBERT THOMAS EDWIN HANNAH NEWTOWN
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 472
Death of a sisterAmelia Mildred BLANCH
October 10, 1938 (Age 59 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 27109/1938 WALLIS AMELIA THOMAS HANNAH PORT MACQUARIE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 472
Marriage of a grandchildHenry Charles Norman PUCKERIDGEDoreen Daphne “Kate or Kit” GILLISView this family
about 1939 (Age 59 years)
Citation details: 4763/1939 PUCKERIDGE HENRY CHARLES NORMAN GILLIS DOREEN DAPHNE PORT MACQUARIE
Marriage of a grandchildHenry Charles Norman PUCKERIDGEDoreen Daphne “Kate or Kit” GILLISView this family
about 1939 (Age 59 years)
Citation details: 4763/1939 PUCKERIDGE HENRY CHARLES NORMAN GILLIS DOREEN DAPHNE PORT MACQUARIE
Birth of a grandson
#4
Graeme Eric CAFFREY
March 22, 1942 (Age 62 years)

Citation details: 15 February 2015
Text:

In part:

"Graeme Eric B: 22/3/1942"

Death of a brotherAlbert BLANCH
about 1944 (Age 64 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 343/1944 BLANCH ALBERT THOMAS EDWIN HANNAH SYDNEY
Death of a brotherFrancis Henry BLANCH
November 30, 1944 (Age 65 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 27125/1944 BLANCH FRANCIS HENRY THOMAS EDWIN MARY PORT MACQUARIE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 472
Death of a brotherJoseph BLANCH
August 11, 1945 (Age 65 years)
Citation details: 20166/1945 BLANCH JOSEPH THOMAS HANNAH PORT MACQUARIE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 472
Death of a sisterMary Jane BLANCH
July 10, 1946 (Age 66 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 21001/1946 WALLIS MARY JANE THOMAS EDWIN HANNAH PORT MACQUARIE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 472
Death of a brotherErnest Austin BLANCH
April 8, 1952 (Age 72 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 14058/1952 BLANCH ERNEST AUSTIN THOMAS HANNAH PORT MACQUARIE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 472
Death of a daughterBirdie Alice GILLIS
December 8, 1956 (Age 77 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 29994/1956 CARNEY BIRDIE ALICE ANDREW ALICE HURSTVILLE
Carney - Birdie Alice and Walter Newton
Carney - Birdie Alice and Walter Newton

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Death November 6, 1957 (Age 78 years)
Citation details: 33438/1957 GILLIS ALICE THOMAS EDWARD HANNAH WAUCHOPE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 472
Burial
Address: Row B
Religion: Anglican
Gillis - Alice
Gillis - Alice

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

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: March 23, 1857Raymond Terrace, New South Wales, Australia
9 months
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
7 months
elder brother
Edward Albert BLANCH
Birth: August 3, 1858 25 18Limeburners Creek, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 1, 1889Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
22 months
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
23 months
elder brother
George William BLANCH
Birth: June 14, 1864 31 24Dingo Creek, New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 1868Dingo Creek, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
Caroline Hannah BLANCH
Birth: June 24, 1871 38 31Dingo Creek, New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 19, 1929Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
2 years
herself
3 years
younger brother
4 years
younger brother
Family with Andrew GILLIS - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about 1898Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
Birdie Alice GILLIS
Birth: about 1899 29 19Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 8, 1956Hurstville, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
daughter
2 years
son
John M A GILLIS
Birth: about 1904 34 24Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 18, 1966Wauchope, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
son
Andrew Thomas “Toby” GILLIS
Birth: about 1907 37 27Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 2, 1981Wauchope, New South Wales, Australia
8 years
son
Australian Army CrestJames William Phillip GILLIS
Birth: July 22, 1914 44 34Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 14, 1966Wauchope, New South Wales, Australia

BirthB - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 17056/1879 BLANCH ALICE THOMAS HANNAH MANNING RIVER
Quality of data: primary evidence
MarriageG - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 6241/1898 GILLIS ANDREW BLANCH ALICE PORT MACQUARIE
MarriagePre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 472
MarriageObituary - Gillis - Andrew
Publication: Port Macquarie News and Hastings River Advocate (NSW : 1882 - 1950), Saturday 5 May 1934, page 4
DeathG - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 33438/1957 GILLIS ALICE THOMAS EDWARD HANNAH WAUCHOPE
Quality of data: primary evidence
DeathPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 472
DeathHeadstone - Gillis - Alice
BurialWeb Site - Australian Cemeteries Index