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GANDON family

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Hello crankypants,

1903 N.S.W Electoral Roll – Dalley – Annandale
GANDON Alexander Hood, 279 Young-street, plumber
GANDON Sarah Lydia, 279 Young-street, domestic duties
GANDON Sarah Lydia, 302 Young-street, domestic duties
1930 N.S.W Electoral Roll – Barton - Kogarah North
GANDON Alexander Hood, 44 Chapel street, plumber
GANDON Sarah Lydia, 44 Chapel street, home duties
Please see if you can find them in 1913. Thanks.

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Hello crankypants,

They are all descendants of Andrew born 28 Feb 1810 Rochester, Kent to parents Peter and Ann KNOWLES.

The family name is sometimes GAUDON. No death has been found for Andrew yet. Their last child was born in 1850 so that's a guide.

Spouse Sarah:

Death # 1349/1875 GANDON SARAH THOMAS MARY SYDNEY

The Sydney Morning Herald - Friday 9 July 1875 p.8
DEATHS
GANDON.-June 9, Woolloomooloo, Sarah, relict of the, late Andrew Gandon, aged 61 years.


It is claimed Sarah arrived on the 'Maria Ann' but I can't prove that. The marriage was 13 Oct 1833 in Sydney.

# V183380 126/1833 GANDON ANDREW FLOOD SARAH LD= St Mary's RC Sydney

V18341457 18/1834 GANDON ANDREW WAINWRIGHT SUSANNAH CV= CofE Berrima, Bong Bong, Sutton Forest, All Saints (Co. Camden)

The second marriage was that of a convict who used forged or stolen discharge papers of Andrew and took his name in order to get permission to marry. :D

I've had no luck finding where Sarah was born abt 1814. Two possible ones if parents are correct on the death reg:

Thomas Flood married Mary Maloney 25 Sep 1810 St Leonards Shoreditch, London
Thomas Winter Flood married Mary Smith 19 May 1807 Chatham, Kent, England

There is no sign of Winter as a middle name in descendants.

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Hello crankypants,

Sarah did not arrive on this one:

arrival: coaster Mary Ann
10 tons

Master: Christie
Origin: Hawkesbury
Destination: Sydney 1833 Mar 18

Background

Date Item Details Source
background movements between 18 March-1 April 1833 sh:150
cargo grain sh:150

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Hello crankypants,

Thank you very much. I'll go through NLA.

How would you like to do the missing E/Rs for this family?

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Hello crankypants,

Can't see anything to help in NLA. Tried four variations of the name and just Andrew. 1852 sure would fit otherwise I'd expect to lots more children.

I've found one new GANDON tree but one generation down. It has nothing at all on Andrew & Sarah. :(

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Hi Dave

1913 N.S.W Electoral Roll - BEGA—EDEN POLLING-PLACE
100 Gandon Charles Thomas Eden labourer
101 Gandon Isabell Catherine Eden domestic duties

1913 N.S.W Electoral Roll - GLEBE—MITCHELL-STREET POLLING-PLACE
780 Gandon Arthur 12 Philip-street labourer
781 Gandon Margaret S. 20 Park-road domestic duties
782 Gandon Sarah Matilda 12 Phillip-street domestic duties

1913 N.S.W Electoral Roll - KING— CASTLEREAGH-STREET P'OLLING-PLACE
1523 Gandon Caroline 133 Macquarie-street domestic duties
1524 Gandon Sydney 133 Macquarie-street bank clerk

1913 N.S.W Electoral Roll - LIVERPOOL PLAINS— GUNNEDAH POLLING-PLACE
550 Gandon Newman Henry John Conadilly-street bank clerk

1913 N.S.W Electoral Roll - ROZELLE—ROZELLE POLLING-PLACE
603 Gand on Ambrose 18 Reynolds-street clerk
604 Gandon Andrew 18 Reynolds-street canvasser
605 Gandon Florence 18 Reynolds-street nurse
606 Gandon Helena 18 Reynolds-street saleswoman
607 Gandon Priscilla 18 Reynolds-street domestic duties

1913 N.S.W Electoral Roll - RYDE—RYDE POLLING-PLACE
655 Gandon Margaret The Orphanage, Ryde teacher

1913 N.S.W Electoral Roll - WOOLLAHRA—QUEEN-STREET POLLING-PLACE
923 Gandon Phillip Joseph 71 Jersey-street journalist

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Hello crankypants,

Thank you very much. I'm probably only missing some 1903 and a few later ones with spouse only.

I have some of the burials at Presbyterian Rookwood. Is the date on those records the burial or date of death? I'm still going through NLA and have not found a matching one yet to answer that question. I hope more Rookwood records can be found.

Also I hope we can turn some middle initials into names.

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Hello crankypants,

Here is one with only one still alive in 1903.

Death # 16171/1915 GANDON MARGARET S WILLIAM CATHERINE A GLEBE

Rookwood Cemetery
Presbyterian 5C 0009805 GANDON MARGARET STUART 04 Dec 1915
Buried with daughter Catherine

S= Stewart is actually more accurate (her grandmother's name)

Death # 5299/1892 GANDON WILLIAM ANDREW UNKNOWN GLEBE

Rookwood Cemetery
Presbyterian 4B 0005529 GANDON WILLIAM 6 Apr 1892

The Moreton Bay Courier - 1 Sep 1860 - page 4 - Letters to the Editor
W M GANDON - Late Foreman of the Australian Volunteer Fire Company, No. 1, Sydney.

That's the only ref to a middle initial found so far and I still don't know what it's for.


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Hello crankypants,

A lot more info on the family in England has been found, which surprised me. :)

The Sydney Morning Herald - Monday 15 November 1920 p.8
DEATHS
GANDON.-November 11, 1920, at Sydney, Peter Joseph Gandon, of Parliamentary Hansard staff, aged 69 years.

Must be an error in the 1913 E/R. This one is the journalist.

Please see if you can find his burial record. Thanks.

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Hi Dave

No luck finding burial for Peter Joseph GANDON. Nothing found on my cemetery cd's.

Rookwood Anglican & General and Eastern Suburbs Memorial sites are both down.

There are a few GANDON burials at Woronora & Rookwood independent.

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Hello crankypants,

Thanks for looking. I have a few of the burials at Catholic and Presbyterian Rookwood and a few at Ryde.

The SANDS (Scotland) side ended up Presbyterian and the CHERRY (Ireland) side ended up RC. :D

I didn't see Margaret Stewart in the index so I presume she can't be found in 1903.

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Hello crankypants,

Thank you very much.

1913 N.S.W Electoral Roll - ROZELLE—ROZELLE POLLING-PLACE
604 Gandon Andrew, 18 Reynolds-street, canvasser
Death # 6882/1932 GANDON ANDREW J ANDREW 87 YRS RANDWICK RANDWICK

Please see if you can find Andrew James in 1930. Thanks. Probably not as I can't even see any Andrew in index.

Surname GivenNames Age ServiceDate Location ServiceType Cemetery
Gandon Andrew J 86 23/04/1932 SEC*M2*9**5867 Burial ROOKWOOD

The Sydney Morning Herald - Friday 9 April 1886
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GANDON.-April 6, at her residence, Marshall-street, Balmain, Mary Anne, the beloved wife of Andrew J. Gandon, aged 37 years. Requiescat in pace.

I have no burial for Mary Anne but I presume it should be RC Rookwood also.


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Hello crankypants,

I'll be back in a few hours.

Born 1904 Eden d. ??

1937 N.S.W Electoral Roll - East Sydney - Darlinghurst
GANDON Florence Isabell, 71 King's Cross road, home duties
No trace after that.

Please see what you can find. Thanks.

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Hello crankypants,

Looks like we have several blanks. :(

1943 N.S.W Electoral Roll - North Sydney - North Sydney
RILEY Catherine, 71 Pacific Highway, ----------
RILEY Vida, 71 Pacific Highway, assistant forewoman
Please see if you can find them before 1943. Thanks.

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Hi Dave

Don't know what's going on with this lot but I can't find them.

I searched all Andrew's in 1930 South Sydney Randwick.

Same with Florence Isabell nothing in 1943.

Lets see how I go with finding RILEY.

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Hi Dave

Thought I was on a winner here when I got "G" = GANDON. Not much of a smarty pants now am I.redf)

cheers
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p.s. was searching the name GUERRIER yesterday and found one family in the census indexed as EURRIER.

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