Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Burley - Lorna May

Lorna May GORTONAge: 72 years19241996

Name
Lorna May GORTON
Given names
Lorna May
Surname
GORTON
Married name
Lorna May BURLEY
Birth February 1, 1924
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 on 14 September 2013.

Death of a maternal grandfatherCyrus HUXLEY
about 1927 (Age 2 years)
Citation details: 7435/1927 HUXLEY HERBERT C FREDERICK ELIZA NORTH SYDNEY
Death of a maternal grandfatherCyrus HUXLEY
about 1927 (Age 2 years)
Citation details: 7435/1927 HUXLEY HERBERT C FREDERICK ELIZA NORTH SYDNEY
Marriage of a parentNoel John GORTONElizabeth Ellen “Gortie” SHIRLEYView this family
about 1930 (Age 5 years)
Citation details: 16713/1930 GORTON NOEL J CASSELLS ELIZABETH E HAMILTON
Death of a paternal grandmotherLouisa Jane HANCOCK
February 4, 1932 (Age 8 years)
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 paternal grandmotherLouisa Jane HANCOCK
February 15, 1932 (Age 8 years)
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.

Marriage of a siblingJack Frederick GORTONEthel Vaisey Gibson PATERSONView this family
March 13, 1936 (Age 12 years)
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 half-siblingJack Frederick GORTONEthel Vaisey Gibson PATERSONView this family
March 13, 1936 (Age 12 years)
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"

Death of a maternal grandmotherMargaret Regetta MARTIN
about 1936 (Age 11 years)
Citation details: 21226/1936 MARTIN MARGARET GEORGE MARY CASINO
Death of a maternal grandmotherMargaret Regetta MARTIN
about 1936 (Age 11 years)
Citation details: 21226/1936 MARTIN MARGARET GEORGE MARY CASINO
Marriage of a siblingArthur Edward GORTONIvy Jean MARTINView this family
Type: Religious marriage
May 7, 1938 (Age 14 years)
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.

Marriage of a half-siblingArthur Edward GORTONIvy Jean MARTINView this family
Type: Religious marriage
May 7, 1938 (Age 14 years)
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 paternal grandfatherGeorge Lester GORTON
May 4, 1940 (Age 16 years)
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 of a paternal grandfatherGeorge Lester GORTON
May 6, 1940 (Age 16 years)
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.

Marriage of a siblingKenneth Ray GORTONThelma Irene McGINTYView this family
August 9, 1941 (Age 17 years)
Citation details: 19722/1941 GORTON KENNETH RAY MCGINTY THELMA IRENE WICKHAM
Citation details: 16 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Kenneth was married to Thelma Irene McGuinty at Tighes Hill NSW on 9.8.1941"

Marriage of a half-siblingKenneth Ray GORTONThelma Irene McGINTYView this family
August 9, 1941 (Age 17 years)
Citation details: 19722/1941 GORTON KENNETH RAY MCGINTY THELMA IRENE WICKHAM
Citation details: 16 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Kenneth was married to Thelma Irene McGuinty at Tighes Hill NSW on 9.8.1941"

MarriageRonald Edward BURLEYView this family
January 5, 1946 (Age 21 years)
Citation details: 7269/1946 BURLEY RONALD EDWARD GORTON LORNA MAY SUTHERLAND
Citation details: 14 September 2013
Text:

In part:

"Lorna May Gorton Married Ronald Edward Burley At Engadine On 5.1.1946 To Ronald Edward Burley"

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

Note: Image kindly provided by Joy Gorton on 14 September 2013.

Birth of a son
#1
Bruce Edward BURLEY
June 2, 1948 (Age 24 years)

Citation details: 14 September 2013
Text:

In part:

"SON - Bruce Edward Burley Born 2.6.1948 At ? Died 11.5.2005 Sadly from a Terminal Illness Age 56 years Cremation - Canobolas Gardens Crematorium, Orange NSW"

Death of a fatherNoel John GORTON
August 8, 1967 (Age 43 years)
Address: Rankin Park Hospital
Cause: Stroke
Citation details: 31827/1967 GORTON NOEL JOHN GEORGE LESTER LOUISA JANE HAMILTON
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Died 8.8.1967 age 84 years at Waratah NSW from a Stroke."

Gorton - Noel John and Elizabeth Ellen
Gorton - Noel John and Elizabeth Ellen

Note: Image kindly provided by Joy Gorton on 13 August 2013.

Citation details: 14 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"In regards to Noel John Gorton, he actually died at New Lambton Heights NSW and not Waratah NSW as I mentioned, he died at the Rankin Park Hospital"

Death of a brotherJack Frederick GORTON
September 3, 1981 (Age 57 years)
Citation details: 106031/1981 GORTON JACK FREDERICK NOEL JOHN MILDRED ELIZABETH
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."

Death of a half-brotherJack Frederick GORTON
September 3, 1981 (Age 57 years)
Citation details: 106031/1981 GORTON JACK FREDERICK NOEL JOHN MILDRED ELIZABETH
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."

Death of a motherAmelia Margaret HUXLEY
January 10, 1989 (Age 64 years)
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"and Died on 10.1.1989 aged 96 years - died at Orange NSW"

Death of a motherAmelia Margaret HUXLEY
January 10, 1989 (Age 64 years)
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"and Died on 10.1.1989 aged 96 years - died at Orange NSW"

foster

Cremation of a motherAmelia Margaret HUXLEY
January 23, 1989 (Age 64 years)
Address: Canobolas Gardens Crematorium
Lisle - Mildred Margaret - Funeral Notice
Lisle - Mildred Margaret - Funeral Notice

Note: Image kindly provided by Joy Gorton on 14 September 2013.

Cremation of a motherAmelia Margaret HUXLEY
January 23, 1989 (Age 64 years)
Address: Canobolas Gardens Crematorium
Lisle - Mildred Margaret - Funeral Notice
Lisle - Mildred Margaret - Funeral Notice

Note: Image kindly provided by Joy Gorton on 14 September 2013.

Family Reunion
Two borthers and a sister reunited after 67 years
November 1993 (Age 69 years)
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Arthur Edward and Kenneth Ray Gorton, sons of Noel John and Mildred finally had a re-union with their sister Lorna May, sixty seven years after they were separated ( Brother Jack had passed away prior to the re union. They met again at the home of Lorna and her husband Ronald Burley at Manildra."

Citation details: 14 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"In regards to the Gorton reunion between Arthur, Kenneth and Lorna, the event took place in November of 1993 at the home of Lorna and her husband Ronald Burley We were present on that day and it was indeed a very memorable and moving time for all. About three weeks following that, Lorna and Ron visited us Gortons in Newcastle and we took them on a tour which included the house she lived in with her brothers until the separation and we also showed her the Gorton graves at Dungog and Stroud."

Note: The Gorton reunion between Arthur, Kenneth and Lorna, took place in November of 1993 at the home of Lorna and her husband Ronald Burley. About three weeks following that, Lorna and Ron visited the Gortons in Newcastle and were taken on a tour which included the house she lived in with her brothers until the separation and the Gorton graves at Dungog and Stroud.
Gorton - Siblings reunited
Gorton - Siblings reunited

Note: Image kindly provided by Joy Gorton.


Gorton reunion - Arthur and Lorna
Gorton reunion - Arthur and Lorna

Note: Image kindly provided by Joy Gorton.


Gorton reunion - Kenneth, Lorna and Arthur
Gorton reunion - Kenneth, Lorna and Arthur

Note: Image kindly provided by Joy Gorton.

Death August 8, 1996 (Age 72 years)
Address: At her home 14 George Street
Cause of death: Cardiac arrhythmia - long term coronary heart disease
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

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

Citation details: 14 September 2013
Text:

In part:

"Lorna May Gorton Born 1.2.1924 At Wickham NSW (most likely but not positive) Died 8.8.1996 At her home in Manildra NSW (Heart Failure) Age 72 years"

Burley - Lorna May - Death Notice
Burley - Lorna May - Death Notice

Note: Image kindly provided by Joy Gorton.

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

Note: Image kindly provided by Joy Gorton on 14 September 2013.

Cremation August 12, 1996 (4 days after death)
Address: Canobolas Gardens Crematorium
Citation details: 14 September 2013
Text:

In part:

"Lorna's Ashes were collected from Canobolas Gardens Crematorium by a daughter of Lorna on 22.8.1996 OR this date may have been relevant to the date of Lorna's Cremation"

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

Note: Image kindly provided by Joy Gorton on 14 September 2013.

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 7, 1911Wickham, , New South Wales, Australia
Divorce: June 19, 1930New South Wales, Australia
11 months
elder brother
Noel William GORTON
Birth: November 26, 1911 27 19Wickham, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1912Wickham, , New South Wales, Australia
15 months
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
Gorton - Arthur EdwardArthur Edward GORTON
Birth: August 30, 1915 31 23Wickham, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 14, 2008Jesmond, , New South Wales, Australia
17 months
elder brother
7 years
herself
Burley - Lorna MayLorna May GORTON
Birth: February 1, 1924Wickham, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 8, 1996Manildra, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with foster parents - View this family
father
Private
mother
herself
Burley - Lorna MayLorna May GORTON
Birth: February 1, 1924Wickham, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 8, 1996Manildra, , New South Wales, Australia
Father’s family with Elizabeth Ellen “Gortie” SHIRLEY - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: about 1930Hamilton, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with Ronald Edward BURLEY - View this family
husband
herself
Burley - Lorna MayLorna May GORTON
Birth: February 1, 1924Wickham, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 8, 1996Manildra, , New South Wales, Australia
Marriage: January 5, 1946Engadine, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
son
son
Private
son
Private
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
daughter
Private
son
Private

BirthEmails - Joy Gorton
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"

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

Note: Image kindly provided by Joy Gorton on 14 September 2013.

MarriageB - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 7269/1946 BURLEY RONALD EDWARD GORTON LORNA MAY SUTHERLAND
MarriageEmails - Joy Gorton
Citation details: 14 September 2013
Text:

In part:

"Lorna May Gorton Married Ronald Edward Burley At Engadine On 5.1.1946 To Ronald Edward Burley"

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

Note: Image kindly provided by Joy Gorton on 14 September 2013.

Family ReunionEmails - Joy Gorton
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Arthur Edward and Kenneth Ray Gorton, sons of Noel John and Mildred finally had a re-union with their sister Lorna May, sixty seven years after they were separated ( Brother Jack had passed away prior to the re union. They met again at the home of Lorna and her husband Ronald Burley at Manildra."

DeathEmails - Joy Gorton
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

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

DeathEmails - Joy Gorton
Citation details: 14 September 2013
Text:

In part:

"Lorna May Gorton Born 1.2.1924 At Wickham NSW (most likely but not positive) Died 8.8.1996 At her home in Manildra NSW (Heart Failure) Age 72 years"

DeathDeath Notice - Burley - Lorna May
Burley - Lorna May - Death Notice
Burley - Lorna May - Death Notice

Note: Image kindly provided by Joy Gorton.

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

Note: Image kindly provided by Joy Gorton on 14 September 2013.

CremationEmails - Joy Gorton
Citation details: 14 September 2013
Text:

In part:

"Lorna's Ashes were collected from Canobolas Gardens Crematorium by a daughter of Lorna on 22.8.1996 OR this date may have been relevant to the date of Lorna's Cremation"

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

Note: Image kindly provided by Joy Gorton on 14 September 2013.