Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Francis James GREGORYAge: 7819001978

Name
Francis James GREGORY
Given names
Francis James
Surname
GREGORY
Citation details: 4911/1900 GREGORY FRANCIS J HARRY LYDIA MEREWETHER
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birth February 12, 1900 27 24
Citation details: 4911/1900 GREGORY FRANCIS J HARRY LYDIA MEREWETHER
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Descendants of William Gregory Page 11
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Marriage of a siblingAlbert GREGORYMabel SHAWView this family
April 27, 1918 (Age 18)
Citation details: 4832/1918 GREGORY ALBERT SHAW MABEL MEREWETHER
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Citation details: 23 June, 2006.
Quality of data: questionable evidence
Death of a brotherAlbert GREGORY
September 10, 1918 (Age 18)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 12251/1918 GREGORY ALBERT HARRY LYDIA NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Citation details: Page 11
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Burial of a brotherAlbert GREGORY
September 11, 1918 (Age 18)
Address: Anglican Portion No. 1, Section 66 Lot 36. -32.867398047 151.706865976
Cemetery: Sandgate General
Publication: Printed in August, 2004 on visit to cemetery by Doug Absalom on behalf of Stuart Gregory.
Note: See the site of Bert's grave on Google maps here: http://goo.gl/maps/noAxQ
Gregory - Bert and Lydia
Gregory - Bert and Lydia

Note: Image kindly made available by Sandgate Cemetery Trust.

Death of a maternal grandmotherLydia CARR
October 18, 1920 (Age 20)
Citation details: 12 June 2011
Text:

In part:

"Lydia was born 31 August 1848 at The Mill, Newminster Abbey, Morpeth NBL and died 18 October 1920."

Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 19617/1920 GRAHAM LYDIA JOHN JANE HAMILTON
Death of a maternal grandfatherJohn GRAHAM
between December 29, 1921 and January 17, 1922 (Age 21)
Citation details: 12 June 2011
Text:

In part:

"he was lost in the bush at Dudley, Newcastle on 29 Dec 1921 and his body was found by two boys picking blackberries on 17 January 1922."

Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 1623/1922 GRAHAM JOHN JOHN REBECCA CHARLESTOWN
Note: Shirley Roberts has written:
MarriageVera PHENNAHView this family
March 6, 1926 (Age 26)
Citation details: 3135/1926 GREGORY FRANCIS J PHENNAH VERA LAMBTON
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Birth of a son
#1
John GREGORY
November 11, 1927 (Age 27)
Citation details: 23 June, 2006.
Quality of data: questionable evidence
DivorceVera PHENNAHView this family
after 1927 (Age 26)

Death of a paternal grandmotherAnn Aggett FEWINS
March 29, 1930 (Age 30)
Publication: NSW Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages. 27 June 2003, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
Citation details: 1931/004172
Quality of data: 4
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 4110/1930 GREGORY ANNE A JAMES LYDIA HAMILTON
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death of a paternal grandfatherWilliam “Bill” GREGORY
February 17, 1931 (Age 31)
Address: 17 Farquahar Street
Cause: (1) Senility - 3 yrs (2) Myocarditis - 1 yr
Publication: NSW Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages. 27 June 2003, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
Citation details: 1931/004172
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 4172/1931 GREGORY WILLIAM WILLIAM SARAH HAMILTON
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Note: This was the original Gregory family house in Newcastle.
Note: Informant was stated as G.E. Hamilton, who was his grand daughter of 17 Farquhar Street, Hamilton.
Gregory-William-1931
Gregory-William-1931

Note: Death Certificate - William GREGORY. Died on 17 Feb 1931 at Hamilton and was buried on 19 Feb 1931 in the Church of England portion of Sandgate Cemetery.

Death of a motherLydia GRAHAM
April 24, 1935 (Age 35)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 8310/1935 GREGORY LYDIA JOHN LYDIA MEREWETHER
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death of a fatherHarry GREGORY
April 4, 1944 (Age 44)
Address: At the home of his grand-daughter, Eunice
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 8094/1944 GREGORY HARRY WILLIAM ANN CANTERBURY
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Citation details: Page 11
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 37
Common law marriageElvie Edna COXView this family
I am unsure of this relationship.
after 1956 (Age 55)

Note: A search of the NSW Marriage Index failed to find a relevant entry.
Death of a wifeVera PHENNAH
March 3, 1970 (Age 70)
Address: Paddock next door to her residence.
Cause: Murdered - Case unsolved
Citation details: 25492/1970 SHEATHER VERA ROBERT ELIZABETH RAYMOND TERRACE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: 23 June, 2006.
Quality of data: questionable evidence
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 37
Date of entry in original source: May 13, 2008
Publication: Web Site
Publication: Daily newspaper centred in Sydney
Citation details: 6 March 1970, page 5
Sheather - Vera - Murder
Sheather - Vera - Murder

Note: Image downloaded from Google News Archive.

Note: The Newcastle Herald Reports:
Note: The death date is the date body was found. Vera was murdered at Tea Gardens with her body being fou…
Death July 10, 1978 (Age 78)
Citation details: 104365/1978 GREGORY FRANCIS JAMES DIED CESSNOCK 078
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Green 11
Family with parents - View this family
father
Harry GREGORY
Birth: June 16, 1872 32 29Newcastle, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 4, 1944Kingsgrove, , New South Wales, Australia
mother
Lydia GRAHAM
Birth: about 1876 30 27Earsdon, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
Death: April 24, 1935Merewether, , New South Wales, Australia
Marriage: October 17, 1895Merewether, , New South Wales, Australia
4 months
elder brother
Albert GREGORY
Birth: February 19, 1896 23 20Newcastle, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 10, 1918Newcastle, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
himself
Family with Vera PHENNAH - View this family
himself
ex-wife
Marriage: March 6, 1926Lambton, , New South Wales, Australia
Divorce: after 1927
20 months
son
John GREGORY
Birth: November 11, 1927 27 17Waratah, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 10, 1984Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
son
Private
Family with Elvie Edna COX - View this family
himself
wife
Stephen Henry “Abe” SHEATHER + Vera PHENNAH - View this family
wife’s husband
Stephen Henry “Abe” SHEATHER
Birth: October 22, 1903 35 25Kempsey, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 2, 1985Hawks Nest, , New South Wales, Australia
ex-wife
Marriage: December 9, 1948Redfern, , New South Wales, Australia
step-daughter
Private
Oswald CAMERON + Elvie Edna COX - View this family
wife’s husband
Oswald CAMERON
Birth: October 11, 1886 43 37The Oaks, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 10, 1956Hexham, , New South Wales, Australia
wife
Marriage: about 1924Newcastle, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthG - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 4911/1900 GREGORY FRANCIS J HARRY LYDIA MEREWETHER
Quality of data: primary evidence
BirthThe Newcastle Connection: A Gregory Family History
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Descendants of William Gregory Page 11
Quality of data: secondary evidence
MarriageG - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 3135/1926 GREGORY FRANCIS J PHENNAH VERA LAMBTON
Quality of data: primary evidence
MarriageThe Newcastle Connection: A Gregory Family History
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
NameBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 4911/1900 GREGORY FRANCIS J HARRY LYDIA MEREWETHER
Quality of data: secondary evidence
DeathG - Deaths Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 104365/1978 GREGORY FRANCIS JAMES DIED CESSNOCK 078
Quality of data: primary evidence
DeathThe Newcastle Connection: A Gregory Family History
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Green 11