Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Gorton - George Lester

George Lester GORTONAge: 8818511940

Name
George Lester GORTON
Given names
George Lester
Surname
GORTON
Birth September 4, 1851 22 17

Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 24 and 551
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"George Lester Gorton - 1st Child of Noel and Elizabeth - Born 4th September 1851"

Note: I cannot find any birth registration entry for George.
Birth of a brotherJohn Alpin GORTON
February 28, 1853 (Age 17 months)

Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 24
Birth of a brotherNoel Eller GORTON
July 8, 1856 (Age 4)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 24 and 661
Citation details: 7343/1856 GORTON NOEL E NOEL ELIZABETH PORT STEPHENS
Birth of a brotherWilliam Lovell GORTON
August 23, 1858 (Age 6)
Citation details: 11465/1858 GORTON WILLIAM L NOEL ELIZABETH PORT STEPHENS
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 24
Death of a brotherJohn Alpin GORTON
January 27, 1860 (Age 8)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 24
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 5602/1860 GORTON JOHN A NOEL ELIZABETH PORT STEPHENS
Birth of a brotherJoseph Lewin GORTON
September 22, 1860 (Age 9)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 24
Citation details: 11397/1860 GORTON JOSEPH L NOEL ELIZABETH PORT STEPHENS
Birth of a sisterMary Ann GORTON
September 22, 1862 (Age 11)
Citation details: 12699/1862 GORTON MARY A NOEL ELIZABETH PORT STEPHENS
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 24
Death of a brotherJoseph Lewin GORTON
August 10, 1863 (Age 11)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 24
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 5600/1863 GORTON JOSEPH L NOEL ELIZABETH PORT STEPHENS
Birth of a brotherThomas Edgar GORTON
August 6, 1864 (Age 12)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 24
Citation details: 13916/1864 GORTON THOMAS E NOEL ELIZABETH PORT STEPHENS
Birth of a brotherErnest Edwin GORTON
April 30, 1867 (Age 15)
Gorton - Ellen and Ernest Edwin
Gorton - Ellen and Ernest Edwin

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

Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 24285/1959 GORTON EDWIN ERNEST 94 YEARS LIDCOMBE PARRAMATTA
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 24
Note: The headstone for Ernest is inscribed that he was 96 years old at the time of his death in 1959. His death registration states that he was 94 years old.
Birth of a sisterCharlotte Letitia GORTON
October 30, 1869 (Age 18)
Citation details: 17109/1869 GORTON CHARLOTTE L NOEL ELIZABETH PORT STEPHENS
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 24
Death of a paternal grandfatherGeorge GORTON
September 9, 1871 (Age 20)
Address: Main Creek Station
Cause: Disease of the liver
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 3478/1871 GORTON GEORGE WILLIAM MARTHA DUNGOG
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 553
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Died 1871 at his "Main Creek Station" (North of Dungog) age 66 years, cause of death - "Disease of the Liver",

Birth of a sisterElizabeth Ethel GORTON
October 14, 1872 (Age 21)
Citation details: 16507/1872 GORTON ELIZABETH ETHEL NOEL ELIZABETH PORT STEPHENS
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 24
MarriageLouisa Jane HANCOCKView this family
about 1876 (Age 24)
Citation details: 2495/1876 GORTON GEORGE LESTER HANCOCK LOUISA J DUNGOG
Birth of a sisterLouisa Eva GORTON
March 4, 1876 (Age 24)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 24
Citation details: 18982/1876 GORTON LOUISA EVA NOEL ELIZABETH PORT STEPHENS
Birth of a daughter
#1
Louisa Alberta GORTON
about 1877 (Age 25)
Citation details: 19312/1877 GORTON LOUISA ALBERTA GEORGE LESTER LOUISA JANE PORT STEPHENS
Death of a fatherNoel GORTON
April 10, 1877 (Age 25)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 24 and 553
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 8372/1877 GORTON NOEL GEORGE MARY PORT STEPHENS
Gorton - Noel
Gorton - Noel

Note: Image kindly provided by Joy Gorton.

Birth of a daughter
#2
Amelia Emily GORTON
about 1879 (Age 27)
Twin Sister: Ethel May GORTONtwin sister
Citation details: 21821/1879 GORTON AMELIA EMILY GEORGE LESTER LOUISA JANE PORT STEPHENS
Birth of a daughter
#3
Ethel May GORTON
about 1879 (Age 27)
Citation details: 21822/1879 GORTON ETHEL MAY GEORGE LESTER LOUISA JANE PORT STEPHENS
Death of a sisterLouisa Eva GORTON
about 1879 (Age 27)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 24
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 6545/1879 GORTON LOUISA E NOEL ELIZABETH MAITLAND
Birth of a daughter
#4
Edith Isabel GORTON
about 1880 (Age 28)
Citation details: 13696/1880 GORTON EDITH ISABEL GEORGE LESTER LOUISA JANE DUNGOG
Death of a motherElizabeth “Betsy” ADAMS
about 1881 (Age 29)
Citation details: 6210/1881 GORTON ELIZABETH AGE 47 YEARS DIED PARRAMATTA PARRAMATTA
Note: This death reference may be incorrect as it would make her only 16 years of age at the time of her marriage to Noel. But it is the only death reference for an Elizabeth Gorton between 1876 and 1940.
Birth of a daughter
#5
Caroline Elizabeth GORTON
November 29, 1883 (Age 32)
Address: Sugar Loaf Creek
Twin Brother: Noel John GORTONtwin brother
Citation details: 16411/1883 GORTON CAROLINE E GEORGE L LOUISA J DUNGOG
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Noel John Gorton - Born 29th November 1883 (twin to Caroline Elizabeth) at Dungog NSW."

Citation details: 13 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Also found that Noel John Gorton was actually born at Sugar Loaf Creek, Dungog if that is of any significance as well."

Birth of a son
#6
Noel John GORTON
November 29, 1883 (Age 32)
Address: Sugar Loaf Creek
Citation details: 16412/1883 GORTON NOEL J GEORGE L LOUISA J DUNGOG
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Noel John Gorton - Born 29th November 1883 (twin to Caroline Elizabeth) at Dungog NSW."

Citation details: 13 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Also found that Noel John Gorton was actually born at Sugar Loaf Creek, Dungog if that is of any significance as well."

Marriage of a siblingWilliam Lovell GORTONMary Eliza HARRAGONView this family
about 1883 (Age 31)
Citation details: 488/1883 GORTON WILLIAM L HARRAGON MARY E SYDNEY
Birth of a daughter
#7
Ada Eugenie GORTON
March 9, 1885 (Age 33)
Address: Clarkson's Crossing
Citation details: 18641/1885 GORTON ADA E GEORGE L LOUISA J DUNGOG
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 551
Birth of a son
#8
George William GORTON
March 9, 1885 (Age 33)
Address: Clarkson's Crossing
Citation details: 18642/1885 GORTON GEORGE W GEORGE L LOUISA J DUNGOG
Citation details: Page 2
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 551
Marriage of a siblingThomas Edgar GORTONElizabeth BOULDENView this family
about 1886 (Age 34)
Citation details: 5876/1886 GORTON THOMAS EDGAR BOULDEN ELIZABETH EAST MAITLAND
Marriage of a siblingDavid FERNANCECharlotte Letitia GORTONView this family
Type: Religious marriage
November 17, 1886 (Age 35)
Address: Methodist Rev. C. McCoy
Citation details: 7176/1886 FERNANCE DAVID GORTON CHARLOTTE LETITIA PATRICKS PLAIN
Publication: Newspaper, Grafton, NSW - 1889-1915
Birth of a daughter
#9
Beatrice Adeline GORTON
January 28, 1887 (Age 35)
Address: Clarkson's Crossing
Citation details: 23616/1887 GORTON BEATRICE A GEORGE L LOUISA J TAREE
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 551
Marriage of a siblingNoel Eller GORTONAda Mary BRITTONView this family
about 1888 (Age 36)
Citation details: 6552/1888 GORTON NOEL E BRITTON ADA M NEWCASTLE
Marriage of a siblingWilliam HARRAGANMary Ann GORTONView this family
about 1888 (Age 36)
Citation details: 7057/1888 HARRAGAN WILLIAM GORTON MARY A SINGLETON
Marriage of a siblingErnest Edwin GORTONEllen HANCOCKView this family
about 1888 (Age 36)
Citation details: 19591/1889 GORTON ETTIE E EDWARD E ELLEN CLARENCE TOWN
Birth of a son
#10
Leslie E GORTON
about 1889 (Age 37)
Citation details: 23249/1889 GORTON LESLIE E GEORGE L LOUISA J TAREE
Death of a sonLeslie E GORTON
about 1890 (Age 38)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 12515/1890 GORTON LESLIE E GEORGE L LOUISA J TAREE
Marriage of a childRobert MILLERCaroline Elizabeth GORTONView this family
about 1905 (Age 53)
Citation details: 8175/1905 MILLER ROBERT GORTON CAROLINE E WICKHAM
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Millicent A CARTER
about 1907 (Age 55)
Citation details: 40249/1907 CARTER MILLICENT A JOSEPH W ETHEL M SCONE
Marriage of a childJoseph Wallace CARTEREthel May GORTONView this family
about 1907 (Age 55)
Citation details: 2808/1907 CARTER JOSEPH W GORTON ETHEL M WICKHAM
Birth of a grandson
#2
Ralph CARTER
about 1909 (Age 57)
Citation details: 8542/1909 CARTER RALPH JOSEPH W ETHEL M SCONE
Marriage of a childNoel John GORTONAmelia Margaret HUXLEYView this family
January 7, 1911 (Age 59)
Citation details: 3513/1911 GORTON NOEL J SCHRADER MILDRED M WICKHAM
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Noel John Married Mildred Margaret Shrader on 7.1.1911 at Wickham NSW"

Birth of a grandson
#3
Noel William GORTON
November 26, 1911 (Age 60)
Citation details: 47616/1911 GORTON NOEL NOEL J MILDRED M WICKHAM
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Noel William, Born 26 11.1911 at Wickham NSW and Died at Wickham NSW 19 1912, age 1 year (cause of death unknown)"

Birth of a grandson
#4
Cyril Wesley CARTER
April 14, 1912 (Age 60)
Citation details: Page 8
Citation details: 21893/1912 CARTER CYRIL W JOSEPH W ETHEL M SCONE
Marriage of a childAlfred E CLARKEAda Eugenie GORTONView this family
about 1912 (Age 60)
Citation details: 16322/1912 CLARK ALFRED E GORTON ADA E WICKHAM
Marriage of a childGeorge William GORTONMinnie Elsie PETERSView this family
about 1912 (Age 60)
Citation details: 9948/1912 GORTON GEORGE W PETERS MINNIE E GUNNEDAH
Death of a grandsonNoel William GORTON
about 1912 (Age 60)
Citation details: 8397/1912 GORTON NOEL W NOEL J HILDRED M WICKHAM
Death of a sisterCharlotte Letitia GORTON
about 1912 (Age 60)
Citation details: 198/1912 FERNANCE CHARLOTTE A JOHN W ELIZABETH SYDNEY
Birth of a grandson
#5
Jack Frederick GORTON
March 7, 1913 (Age 61)
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Jack Frederick, Born 7.3.1913 at Wickham and Died 3.9.1981 in Newcastle NSW - age 68 years."

Marriage of a childRobert M MILLERBeatrice Adeline GORTONView this family
about 1913 (Age 61)
Citation details: 3689/1913 MILLER ROBERT M GORTON BEATRICE A WICKHAM
Marriage of a siblingDavid Clarence BAILEYElizabeth Ethel GORTONView this family
about 1914 (Age 62)
Citation details: 8644/1914 BAILEY DAVID C GORTON ELIZABETH E LISMORE
Birth of a grandson
#6
Arthur Edward GORTON
August 30, 1915 (Age 63)
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Arthur Edward, Born 30.8.1915 at Wickham NSW and Died on 14.12.2009 age 93 years at Jesmond NSW from Heart failure."

Gorton - Arthur Edward and Ivy (Jean)
Gorton - Arthur Edward and Ivy (Jean)

Note: Image kindly provided by Joy Gorton.

Birth of a grandson
#7
Henry George GORTON
1916 (Age 64)

Citation details: Page 8
Birth of a grandson
#8
Kenneth Ray GORTON
January 18, 1917 (Age 65)
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Kenneth Ray, Born 15.1.1917 at Wickham NSW"

Citation details: 16 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Kenneth Raymond Gorton was born at New Lambton NSW on 18th January 1918 and died on 4th October 2006 at Waratah, 88 years of age."

Birth of a grandson
#9
Reginald Wilfred GORTON
1917 (Age 65)

Citation details: Page 8
Birth of a granddaughter
#10
Winifred Jane GORTON
calculated 1919 (Age 67)

Birth of a granddaughter
#11
Florence Elsie GORTON
October 30, 1921 (Age 70)

Citation details: Page 8
Marriage of a childJames WADEEdith Isabel GORTONView this family
about 1921 (Age 69)
Citation details: 17246/1921 WADE JAMES GORTON EDITH I HAMILTON
Birth of a granddaughter
#12
Lorna May GORTON
February 1, 1924 (Age 72)
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Upon the separation of Noel John and Mildred Margaret, Mildred took with her, their Daughter Lorna May age six years at that time." and

"Lorna May, Born 1.2.1924 at Wickham NSW, died at Manildra NSW"

Death Certificate - Burley - Lorna May
Death Certificate - Burley - Lorna May

Note: Image kindly provided by Joy Gorton.

AnniversaryLouisa Jane HANCOCKView this family
Golden wedding
1926 (Age 74)

Gorton - George and Louisa - Golden wedding.
Gorton - George and Louisa - Golden wedding.

Note: Image kindly provided by Joy Gorton.

Birth of a grandson
#13
Frank Ronald GORTON
calculated 1930 (Age 78)

Citation details: GORTON Frank Ronald Death notice 22MAY2008 Death 78 late of Wauchope Port Macquarie News 28MAY2008
Marriage of a childNoel John GORTONElizabeth Ellen “Gortie” SHIRLEYView this family
about 1930 (Age 78)
Citation details: 16713/1930 GORTON NOEL J CASSELLS ELIZABETH E HAMILTON
Death of a wifeLouisa Jane HANCOCK
February 4, 1932 (Age 80)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 4187/1932 GORTON LOUISA J JOHN CAROLINE HAMILTON
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"died 4th February 1932 at Hamilton"

Burial of a wifeLouisa Jane HANCOCK
February 15, 1932 (Age 80)
Address: METHODIST Sec: 01 Lot: 2 Lat: -32.868109636 Long: 151.706432818
Cemetery: Sandgate General
Note: View grave location on Google Maps here: http://goo.gl/maps/OQHfw
Gorton - George Lester and Louisa Jane
Gorton - George Lester and Louisa Jane

Note: Image kindly made available by Sandgate Cemetery Trust.

Death of a daughterEthel May GORTON
about 1934 (Age 82)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 9116/1934 CARTER ETHEL M GEORGE L LOUISA SCONE
Marriage of a grandchildJack Frederick GORTONEthel Vaisey Gibson PATERSONView this family
March 13, 1936 (Age 84)
Citation details: 5220/1936 GORTON JACK FREDERICK PATERSON ETHEL VAISEY GIBSON HAMILTON
Citation details: 17 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Married: Ethel Vaisey Gibson Patterson On 13.3.1936"

Marriage of a grandchildArthur Edward GORTONIvy Jean MARTINView this family
Type: Religious marriage
May 7, 1938 (Age 86)
Address: Wesley Church
Citation details: 9536/1938 GORTON ARTHUR EDWARD MARTIN IVY JEAN HAMILTON
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Arthur and Jean were married at the Hamilton Wesley Church, Hamilton, NSW on 7th may 1938"

Gorton - Martin - Arthur and Jean
Gorton - Martin - Arthur and Jean

Note: Image kindly provided by Joy Gorton.


Wesleyan Methodist Church - Hamilton
Wesleyan Methodist Church - Hamilton

Note: Image kindly provided by Joy Gorton.

Death of a brotherNoel Eller GORTON
October 4, 1938 (Age 87)
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 24 and 661
Citation details: 25504/1938 GORTON NOEL ELLER NOEL ELIZABETH TAREE
Gorton - Noel Eller and Ada Mary
Gorton - Noel Eller and Ada Mary

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

Death May 4, 1940 (Age 88)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 9040/1940 GORTON GEORGE LESTER NOEL ELIZABETH HAMILTON
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Died 4th may 1940 at Hamilton NSW - age 88 years."

Burial May 6, 1940 (2 days after death)
Address: METHODIST Sec: 01 Lot: 26 Lat: -32.868109636 Long: 151.706432818
Cemetery: Sandgate General
Note: View grave location on Google Maps here: http://goo.gl/maps/OQHfw
Gorton - George Lester and Louisa Jane
Gorton - George Lester and Louisa Jane

Note: Image kindly made available by Sandgate Cemetery Trust.

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: November 25, 1850West Maitland, , New South Wales, Australia
9 months
himself
18 months
younger brother
John Alpin GORTON
Birth: February 28, 1853 24 19
Death: January 27, 1860Port Stephens, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
Joseph Lewin GORTON
Birth: September 22, 1860 31 26Port Stephens, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 10, 1863Port Stephens, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger sister
22 months
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
Elizabeth Ethel GORTON
Birth: October 14, 1872 43 38Port Stephens, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1946Kyogle, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger sister
Louisa Eva GORTON
Birth: March 4, 1876 47 42Port Stephens, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1879East Maitland, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with Louisa Jane HANCOCK - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: about 1876Dungog, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
daughter
Louisa Alberta GORTON
Birth: about 1877 25 25Port Stephens, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1964Hamilton, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
Amelia Emily GORTON
Birth: about 1879 27 27Port Stephens, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1964Hamilton, , New South Wales, Australia
1 year
daughter
2 years
daughter
Edith Isabel GORTON
Birth: about 1880 28 28Dungog, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1946Hamilton, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
daughter
Caroline Elizabeth GORTON
Birth: November 29, 1883 32 31Dungog, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1957Islington, , New South Wales, Australia
son
15 months
daughter
Ada Eugenie GORTON
Birth: March 9, 1885 33 33Nabiac, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1961Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
son
23 months
daughter
Beatrice Adeline GORTON
Birth: January 28, 1887 35 35Nabiac, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1974New South Wales, Australia
3 years
son
Leslie E GORTON
Birth: about 1889 37 37Taree, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1890Taree, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthPre 1860 Pioneer Register - Book 1
Publication: Manning Wallamba Family History Society Inc, Taree NSW, 2001
Citation details: 24 and 551
BirthEmails - Joy Gorton
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"George Lester Gorton - 1st Child of Noel and Elizabeth - Born 4th September 1851"

MarriageMarriages registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 2495/1876 GORTON GEORGE LESTER HANCOCK LOUISA J DUNGOG
DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 9040/1940 GORTON GEORGE LESTER NOEL ELIZABETH HAMILTON
DeathEmails - Joy Gorton
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Died 4th may 1940 at Hamilton NSW - age 88 years."

NoteEmails - Joy Gorton
Citation details: 13 August 2013