Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Gorton - Kenneth

Kenneth Ray GORTONAge: 89 years19172006

Name
Kenneth Ray GORTON
Given names
Kenneth Ray
Surname
GORTON
Birth January 18, 1917 33 24
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 sisterLorna May GORTON
February 1, 1924 (Age 7 years)
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.

Birth of a half-sisterLorna May GORTON
February 1, 1924 (Age 7 years)
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 9 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 12 years)
Citation details: 16713/1930 GORTON NOEL J CASSELLS ELIZABETH E HAMILTON
Death of a paternal grandmotherLouisa Jane HANCOCK
February 4, 1932 (Age 15 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 15 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 19 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 18 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 21 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 23 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 23 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.

MarriageThelma Irene McGINTYView this family
August 9, 1941 (Age 24 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"

Birth of a son
#1
Raymond John GORTON
April 18, 1943 (Age 26 years)

Citation details: 16 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Raymond John Gorton was born on 18.4.1943 and he died some years ago in Melbourne Vic. Raymond was a single man and had no children."

Marriage of a siblingRonald Edward BURLEYLorna May GORTONView this family
January 5, 1946 (Age 28 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.

Marriage of a half-siblingRonald Edward BURLEYLorna May GORTONView this family
January 5, 1946 (Age 28 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.

Death of a wifeThelma Irene McGINTY
June 15, 1962 (Age 45 years)
Citation details: 14908/1962 GORTON THELMA IRENE HAROLD RAYMOND IDA HAMILTON
Citation details: 16 August 2013
Text:

In part:

"Thelma Irene Gorton (nee McGuinty) was born on 20.4.1921 and died on 15.6.1962"

Death of a fatherNoel John GORTON
August 8, 1967 (Age 50 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 64 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 71 years)
Citation details: 7 August 2013
Text:

In part:

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

Cremation of a motherAmelia Margaret HUXLEY
January 23, 1989 (Age 72 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 76 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.

EventArthur Edward GORTON
November 1993 (Age 76 years)
Event November 1993 (Age 76 years)
EventLorna May GORTON
November 1993 (Age 76 years)
Death of a sisterLorna May GORTON
August 8, 1996 (Age 79 years)
Address: At her home 14 George Street
Cause: 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.

Death of a half-sisterLorna May GORTON
August 8, 1996 (Age 79 years)
Address: At her home 14 George Street
Cause: 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 of a sisterLorna May GORTON
August 12, 1996 (Age 79 years)
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.

Cremation of a half-sisterLorna May GORTON
August 12, 1996 (Age 79 years)
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.

Death October 4, 2006 (Age 89 years)
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."

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
himself
7 years
younger sister
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
Mother’s family with Private - View this family
step-father
Private
mother
younger sister
Burley - Lorna MayLorna May GORTON
Birth: February 1, 1924Wickham, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 8, 1996Manildra, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with Thelma Irene McGINTY - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: August 9, 1941Tighes Hill, , New South Wales, Australia
20 months
son
Raymond John GORTON
Birth: April 18, 1943 26 21
Death: between May 2008 and June 2008Melbourne, , Victoria, Australia
son
Private
Family with Private - View this family
himself
wife
Private

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

In part:

"Kenneth Ray, Born 15.1.1917 at Wickham NSW"

BirthEmails - Joy Gorton
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."

MarriageG - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 19722/1941 GORTON KENNETH RAY MCGINTY THELMA IRENE WICKHAM
MarriageEmails - Joy Gorton
Citation details: 16 August 2013
Text:

In part:

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

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: 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."