Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

John Henry “Jack” WILSONAge: 88 years18871975

Name
John Henry “Jack” WILSON
Given names
John Henry
Surname
WILSON
Nickname
Jack
Birth about 1887 30 28
Citation details: 31168/1887 WILSON JOHN H WILLIAM ELLEN ADAMSTOWN
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn JONES
January 21, 1889 (Age 2 years)
Citation details: 12729/1889 JONES JOHN WILLIAM CHARLOTTE MEREWETHER
Quality of data: primary evidence
Burial of a maternal grandfatherJohn JONES
January 22, 1889 (Age 2 years)
Address: Wesleyan Methodist, Section ANE, Lot 29
Citation details: Tuesday 22 January 1889, page 5
Jones - John - Funeral Notice
Jones - John - Funeral Notice

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

Jones-John and Ann
Jones-John and Ann

Note: Photo taken by Stuart Gregory in 2004.

Birth of a sisterHilda Nellie WILSON
September 4, 1895 (Age 8 years)
Citation details: 34098/1895 WILSON HILDA N WILLIAM ELLEN MEREWETHER
Quality of data: questionable evidence
Citation details: Entry against September 4 - Aunt Hilda Wilson
Quality of data: questionable evidence
Birth of a sisterSylvia Edith I WILSON
about 1898 (Age 11 years)
Citation details: 23011/1898
Text:

23011/1898 WILSON SYLVIA E I WILLIAM ELLEN MEREWETHER

Quality of data: questionable evidence
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnn SHANNAN
August 12, 1903 (Age 16 years)
Citation details: 10719/1903 JONES ANN MEREWETHER
Burial of a maternal grandmotherAnn SHANNAN
August 14, 1903 (Age 16 years)
Address: Wesleyan Methodist, Section ANE, Plot 29
Jones-John and Ann
Jones-John and Ann

Note: Photo taken by Stuart Gregory in 2004.

Marriage of a siblingEdwin Francis “Frank” GREGORYAnn “Annie” WILSONView this family
Type: Religious marriage
April 8, 1909 (Age 22 years)
Address: St. Augustine's
Religion: Church of England
Publication: Merewether, NSW, Church of England, 8 April, 1909
Citation details: 5246/1909 GREGORY FRANCIS E WILSON ANN
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Gregory-Wilson
Gregory-Wilson

Note: Reverse of Marriage Certificate of Edwin Francis GREGORY and Ann WILSON


Gregory-Wilson
Gregory-Wilson

Note: Marriage Certificate (Reverse) - No Banns - GREGORY-WILSON. Francis Edwin Gregory married Ann Wilson


Gregory-Wilson
Gregory-Wilson

Note: Marriage Certificate Edwin Francis GREGORY and Ann WILSON.

Citation details: 5246/1909 GREGORY FRANCIS E WILSON ANN MEREWETHER
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Bishop of Newcastle, St. Augustine, Church of England, 1909
Text:

Received approval to marry at St. Augustine's, Church Of England, without Banns being announced.

St. Augustines, Merewether
St. Augustines, Merewether

Note: Downloaded from St. Augustine's web site.

MarriageJessie Victoria BROACHView this family
1911 (Age 24 years)
Citation details: 6877/1911 WILSON JOHN H BROACH JESSIE V RANDWICK
Birth of a daughter
#1
Melvie May WILSON
about 1912 (Age 25 years)
Citation details: WILSON MELVIE M 46489/1912 JOHN H JESSIE V NEWCASTLE
Birth of a daughter
#2
Joyce L WILSON
about 1916 (Age 29 years)
Citation details: WILSON JOYCE L 33712/1916 JOHN H JESSIE V MEREWETHER
Marriage of a siblingHarold HARRISSylvia Edith I WILSONView this family
about 1917 (Age 30 years)
Citation details: 1705/1917 HARRIS HAROLD WILSON SYLVIA E I NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Occupation
Waggon builder
1930 (Age 43 years)
ResidenceJessie Victoria BROACHView this family
1930 (Age 43 years)
Address: Caldwell Street Merewether NSW
Death of a daughterJoyce L WILSON
about 1931 (Age 44 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 17794/1931 WILSON JOYCE L JOHN H JESSIE B NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Note: She died when she was young.
Death of a motherEllen JONES
April 19, 1935 (Age 48 years)
Citation details: 8307/1935 WILSON ELLEN JOHN ANN MEREWETHER
Quality of data: primary evidence
Burial of a motherEllen JONES
April 20, 1935 (Age 48 years)
Address: Wesleyan Methodist portion, ANE 30.
Religion: Methodist
Citation details: Saturday 20 April 1935, page 9
Wilson - Ellen - Funeral Notice
Wilson - Ellen - Funeral Notice

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

WILSON-William and Ellen WILSON (JONES)
WILSON-William and Ellen WILSON (JONES)

Note: Headstone of William WILSON and Ellen WILSON (JONES) grave at Sandgate Cemetery. Photo taken by Stuart Gregory Aug 2004.


WILSON-William and Ellen WILSON (JONES)
WILSON-William and Ellen WILSON (JONES)

Note: Grave of William WILSON and Ellen WILSON (JONES) at Sandgate cemetery. Photo taken by Stuart Gregory Aug 2004.


WILSON-William and Ellen WILSON (JONES)
WILSON-William and Ellen WILSON (JONES)

Note: Grave of William WILSON and Ellen WILSON (JONES) at Sandgate cemetery. Taken in 2004.


WILSON-William and Ellen WILSON (JONES)
WILSON-William and Ellen WILSON (JONES)

Note: Grave of William WILSON and Ellen WILSON (JONES) at Sandgate cemetery. Taken in 2004.

Occupation
Waggon builder
1936 (Age 49 years)
ResidenceJessie Victoria BROACHView this family
1936 (Age 49 years)
Address: 27 Caldwell Street Merewether NSW
Marriage of a childRichard Thomas “Dick” BENNETTMelvie May WILSONView this family
Type: Religious marriage
November 27, 1937 (Age 50 years)
Address: St. Augustine's Church
Religion: Church of England
Citation details: 18663/1937 BENNETT RICHARD THOMAS WILSON MELVIE MAY MEREWETHER
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: Tuesday 30 November 1937, page 3
Death of a fatherWilliam WILSON
September 13, 1943 (Age 56 years)
Address: 28 Morgan Street
Cause: Cardiac failure, chronic myocarditis, arterio sclerosis and senility
Citation details: 20583/1943 WILSON WILLIAM 87 YRS MEREWETHER WIFE ELLEN JONES MEREWETHER
Quality of data: primary evidence
Note: I have checked the Sydney Morning Herald for the 13th to the 20th September, 1943 and I found no Death Notice relating to him. It may be in the Newcastle Morning Herald.
Residence September 13, 1943 (Age 56 years)
Address: 27 Caldwell Street
Note: At the time of the death of his father, William.
Employment
NSW railwayman

DeathWilliam WILSON
September 13, 1943 (Age 56 years)
Burial of a fatherWilliam WILSON
September 14, 1943 (Age 56 years)
Address: Wesleyan Methodist Section, ANE 30
WILSON-William and Ellen WILSON (JONES)
WILSON-William and Ellen WILSON (JONES)

Note: Grave of William WILSON and Ellen WILSON (JONES) at Sandgate cemetery. Photo taken by Stuart Gregory Aug 2004.


WILSON-William and Ellen WILSON (JONES)
WILSON-William and Ellen WILSON (JONES)

Note: Grave of William WILSON and Ellen WILSON (JONES) at Sandgate cemetery. Taken in 2004.


WILSON-William and Ellen WILSON (JONES)
WILSON-William and Ellen WILSON (JONES)

Note: Grave of William WILSON and Ellen WILSON (JONES) at Sandgate cemetery. Taken in 2004.


WILSON-William and Ellen WILSON (JONES)
WILSON-William and Ellen WILSON (JONES)

Note: Headstone of William WILSON and Ellen WILSON (JONES) grave at Sandgate Cemetery. Photo taken by Stuart Gregory Aug 2004.

Death of a wifeJessie Victoria BROACH
about 1957 (Age 70 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 23757/1957 WILSON JESSIE VICTORIA FREDERICK ADAM ELIZABETH NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death of a sisterAnn “Annie” WILSON
December 22, 1959 (Age 72 years)
Address: Western Suburbs Hospital
Cause: Carcinoma of the stomach
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 35724/1959 GREGORY ANN WILLIAM ELLEN BURWOOD
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Gregory (Wilson)-Ann-1959
Gregory (Wilson)-Ann-1959

Note: Death Certificate of Ann GREGORY (WILSON) who died on 22 Dec 1959 in the Western Suburbs Hospital in Croydon, NSW.

Burial of a sisterAnn “Annie” WILSON
December 24, 1959 (Age 72 years)
Address: East Street Lidcombe NSW
Cremation of a sisterAnn “Annie” WILSON
December 24, 1959 (Age 72 years)
Death of a sisterHilda Nellie WILSON
about 1965 (Age 78 years)

Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 16223/1965 WILSON HILDA WILLIAM SARAH ELLEN
Quality of data: primary evidence
Note: I think the name Sarah in the first name of Sarah Ellen as her mother is incorrect. I have found no other evidence to support the name of Sarah.
Death of a sisterSylvia Edith I WILSON
about 1970 (Age 83 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 80324/1970 HARRIS SYLVIA EDITH I WILLIAM ELLEN NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death after 1975 (Age 88 years)

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 6, 1881Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
10 months
elder sister
19 months
elder sister
Wilson-MaryMary WILSON
Birth: May 29, 1884 27 25Lambton, New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 16, 1981Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
himself
9 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
Sylvia Edith I WILSON
Birth: about 1898 41 39Merewether, New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1970Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Family with Jessie Victoria BROACH - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: 1911Randwick, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
5 years
daughter
Joyce L WILSON
Birth: about 1916 29 26Merewether, New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1931Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia