Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Mary Jane WILLIAMSONAge: 9318861979

Name
Mary Jane WILLIAMSON
Given names
Mary Jane
Surname
WILLIAMSON
Married name
Mary Jane WILL
Citation details: 29580/1886 WILLIAMSON MARY J WALTER MARY A NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Birth April 23, 1886 40 38
Citation details: 29580/1886 WILLIAMSON MARY J WALTER MARY A NEWCASTLE
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Text:

The Williamson Family Bible has Mary's birth date as 1887.

Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 87
Birth of a sisterLizzie Nicholson WILLIAMSON
March 11, 1889 (Age 2)
Citation details: 29702/1889 WILLIAMSON LIZZIE N WALTER MARY A NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 88
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam GREGORY
July 21, 1893 (Age 7)
Address: 17 Farquahar Street
Cause: Senile bronchitis
Publication: 1893/006987, Sydney, New South Wales, 27/4/2004.
Citation details: 1893/006987
Quality of data: 4
Note:

This was the original Gregory family house in Newcastle.

Apparently his doctor saw him on 12 April, 1893, a little over three months prior to his death.

GREGORY-William-1893
GREGORY-William-1893

Note: Death Certificate of William GREGORY who died on 21 July 1893 in Farqhuar Steet, Hamilton.

Marriage of a siblingWilliam James WILLIAMSONMargaret SCOTTView this family
1894 (Age 7)
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Citation details: 5310/1894 WILLIAMSON WILLIAM J SCOTT MARGARET NEWCASTLE
Marriage of a siblingDavid BROWNHelen Helinor “Nellie” WILLIAMSONView this family
January 25, 1899 (Age 12)
Citation details: 1515/1899 BROWN DAVID WILLIAMSON HELEN H NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Mauve 3
Marriage of a siblingEnoch Frank WILLIAMSONMartha Louisa HIGGINSView this family
May 31, 1899 (Age 13)
Address: 42 Ridge Street Merewether NSW
Citation details: 3725/1899 WILLIAMSON ENOCH F HIGGINS MARTHA L MEREWETHER
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Note: They were married in the home of Martha's parents.
Marriage of a siblingRobert Joseph WILLIAMSONCatherine Lavina BRUNIGESView this family
May 1, 1900 (Age 14)
Citation details: 4382/1901 WILLIAMSON ROBERT BRUNIGES CATHERINE L NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Marriage of a siblingJoseph Walter WILLIAMSONEva PONTView this family
about 1903 (Age 16)
Citation details: 1473/1903 WILLIAMSON WALTER J PONT EVA MEREWETHER
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
MarriageArthur Roland WILLView this family
September 1, 1909 (Age 23)
Citation details: 8526/1909 WILL ARTHUR R WILLIAMSON MARY J MEREWETHER
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 87
Birth of a daughter
#1
Mattie Doreen WILL
February 9, 1911 (Age 24)
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Marriage of a siblingJohn Emlyn JENKINSSarah Nicholson WILLIAMSONView this family
December 26, 1914 (Age 28)
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Descendants of Mary Gregory Page 9
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Citation details: 16016/1914 JENKINS JOHN E WILLIAMSON SARAH M HAMILTON
Marriage of a siblingWilliam James WILLIAMSONAgnes SCOTTView this family
January 7, 1916 (Age 29)
Citation details: 2077/1916 WILLIAMSON WILLIAM J SCOTT AGNES NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Marriage of a siblingJohn JONESLizzie Nicholson WILLIAMSONView this family
January 24, 1924 (Age 37)
Citation details: 2820/1924 JONES JOHN WILLIAMSON LIZZIE M MEREWETHER
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Descendants of Mary Gregory Page 10
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Death of a fatherWalter “Watty” WILLIAMSON
November 3, 1924 (Age 38)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 17562/1924 WILLIAMSON WALTER ROBERT ACLEN MEREWETHER
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Note: I think the name Aclen is an error in transcribing Ellen. I can only speculate on the name of Robert.
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Death of a motherMary Ann GREGORY
December 24, 1928 (Age 42)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 20686/1928 WILLIAMSON MARY A WILLIAM SARAH MEREWETHER
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Descendants of Elizabeth Gregory Page 8
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Occupation
Home duties
1930 (Age 43)
Address: "Portobello" Clissold Parade Campsie NSW
ResidenceArthur Roland WILLView this family
1930 (Age 43)
Address: "Portobello" Clissold Parade Campsie NSW
Death of a brotherJoseph Walter WILLIAMSON
July 5, 1935 (Age 49)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 18294/1935 WILLIAMSON JOSEPH WALTER J MARY A HAMILTON
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Descendants of Mary Gregory Page 4
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 87
Note:

On Walter's death in 1935, the following obituary appeared in the "Newcastle Herald".

"The funeral of Mr Walter Joseph Williamson left his late residence at 73 Mitchell Street Merewether on July 7 for the Methodist portion of the Sandgate Cemetery. There was a large attendance. The pall-bearers were members of the Water Board staff, on which Mr. Williamson was employed for the past 24 years. The service was conducted by Rev W. Jenkins, who also held a short service in the house prior to the funeral. A number of floral tributes were received."

Burial of a brotherJoseph Walter WILLIAMSON
July 7, 1935 (Age 49)
Address: Methodist portion
Cemetery: Sandgate
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 87
Occupation
Home duties
1936 (Age 49)
Address: "Portobello" Clissold Parade Campsie NSW
ResidenceArthur Roland WILLView this family
1936 (Age 49)
Address: "Portobello" Clissold Parade Campsie NSW
Marriage of a childGeorge BRIGGSMattie Doreen WILLView this family
August 14, 1937 (Age 51)
Citation details: 12750/1937 BRIGGS GEORGE WILL MATTIE DOREEN CANTERBURY
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Death of a sisterHelen Helinor “Nellie” WILLIAMSON
April 11, 1943 (Age 56)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 11411/1943 BROWN ELLEN ELENOR WALTER MARY NEW LAMBTON
Quality of data: questionable evidence
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Descendants of Mary Gregory Page 2
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Death of a brotherWilliam James WILLIAMSON
July 10, 194319:00 (Age 57)
Address: 71 Inch Street Lithgow NSW
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 19763/1943 WILLIAMSON WILLIAM JAMES WALTER MARY ANN LITHGOW
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 82 and 83
Note:

Newspaper Obituary

LATE MR. W.J. WILLIAMSON

Death on Saturday

Residents of Lithgow will regret to learn of the passing of Mr. William James Williamson, aged 73, at his residence, 71 Inch-street, at 7 o'clock on Saturday night last, after a long illness. Deceased has a widow, Mrs. Agnes Williamson, two sons and three daughters, Mr. William and Mr. Jack Williamson of Inch-street, Miss Madge Williamson, of the same address, Mrs. R.L. Williams, of Merewether, Newcastle, and Mrs. J. Goodman, of Mayfield, Newcastle.

The deceased was born at Newcastle, but had resided in Lithgow for 27 years.

For many years he was a deputy in the Ironworks Tunnel, but met with an accident 14 years ago and had not worked since.

The remains were entrained for Newcastle last night for interment this afternoon in the Methodist portion of Sandgate cemetery.

Messrs. Matthews and Lemon had charge of arrangements at this end.

Note:

A Newspaper Obituary

MR. W.J. WILLIAMSON Mr. William James Williamson, who died at Lithgow, was born in Newcastle and spent most of his life in the district. He was a miner at the A.A. Company's Sea Pit till it closed. He then went to Lithgow, as a miner. Some time ago he was seriously injured, and afterwards was unable to work. He was 73. The funeral was to the Methodist Cemetery at Sandgate. Rev. R.A. Bell conducted the service. Mr. Williamson is survived by his wife. There are three daughters (Mrs. Goodwin, Mrs. Williams and Margaret), and two sons (Alan and Jack). There are three grandchildren.

Death of a brotherRobert Joseph WILLIAMSON
January 18, 1956 (Age 69)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 5194/1956 WILLIAMSON ROBERT JOSEPH WALTER MARY ANN NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Death of a sisterSarah Nicholson WILLIAMSON
January 14, 1966 (Age 79)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 15032/1966 JENKINS SARAH NICHOLSON WALTER MARY ANN WALLSEND
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 87
Death of a brotherEnoch Frank WILLIAMSON
May 2, 1966 (Age 80)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 21518/1966 WILLIAMSON ENOCH FRANK WALTER MARY HAMILTON
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Death of a sisterLizzie Nicholson WILLIAMSON
June 13, 1977 (Age 91)
Cause: Cerebral and heart problems
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 88
Death October 28, 1979 (Age 93)
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: October 10, 1866Merewether, , New South Wales, Australia
18 months
elder sister
Annie WILLIAMSON
Birth: April 20, 1868 21 20Merewether, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 9, 1868Newcastle, , New South Wales, Australia
22 months
elder brother
4 years
elder sister
16 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
3 years
elder sister
elder brother
George James WILLIAMSON
Birth: March 23, 1882 35 34Merewether, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 5, 1882Merewether, , New South Wales, Australia
4 years
herself
Mary Jane WILLIAMSON
Birth: April 23, 1886 40 38Merewether, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 28, 1979Bexley, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger sister
Family with Arthur Roland WILL - View this family
husband
Arthur Roland WILL
Birth: September 27, 1888Cooks Hill, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 15, 1980Bexley, , New South Wales, Australia
herself
Mary Jane WILLIAMSON
Birth: April 23, 1886 40 38Merewether, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: October 28, 1979Bexley, , New South Wales, Australia
Marriage: September 1, 1909Merewether, , New South Wales, Australia
17 months
daughter
Mattie Doreen WILL
Birth: February 9, 1911 22 24Newcastle, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 27, 1994Sydney, , New South Wales, Australia
daughter
Private
son
Private

BirthW - Births Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: 29580/1886 WILLIAMSON MARY J WALTER MARY A NEWCASTLE
BirthThe Gregory Family Tree as at 15 July, 2005
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
BirthWilliamson Family Bible
Text:

The Williamson Family Bible has Mary's birth date as 1887.

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: Page 87
MarriageMarriages registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 8526/1909 WILL ARTHUR R WILLIAMSON MARY J MEREWETHER
Quality of data: secondary evidence
MarriageThe Gregory Family Tree as at 15 July, 2005
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
MarriageThe Newcastle Connection: A Gregory Family History
Publication: Narrawallee, NSW, Australia; Phil and Jan Gregory; Mar 2007; ISBN 978-0-9750011-2-7
Citation details: Page 87
OccupationAustralian Electoral Roll - NSW - 1930
ResidenceAustralian Electoral Roll - NSW - 1930
OccupationAustralian Electoral Roll - NSW - 1936
Publication: 1936
ResidenceAustralian Electoral Roll - NSW - 1936
Publication: 1936
NameBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 29580/1886 WILLIAMSON MARY J WALTER MARY A NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
NameThe Gregory Family Tree as at 15 July, 2005
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005
DeathThe Gregory Family Tree as at 15 July, 2005
Publication: Email from Jan Gregory to Stuart Gregory of 15 July, 2005