George Smith1

M, #45, b. 1851, d. 30 October 1940
George Smith 1851-1940
FatherGeorge Smith2 b. 19 Jan 1812, d. 16 Aug 1896
MotherAnne McLucas3 b. 1815, d. 16 Aug 1900
RelationshipGreat-grandfather of Timothy George Sheens
ChartsAncestors of Timothy George Sheens
Last Edited9 Feb 2015
Birth*1851 NSW4 
Marriage*21 October 1874 Wesleyan Methodist Church, Inverell, NSW;
Groom: George Smith
Status: Bachelor
Place of Birth: Not stated
Occupation: Laborer
Age: Not stated
Usual residence: Inverell
Father: Not stated
Occupation: Not stated
Mother: Not stated

Bride: Hannah Page
Status: Spinster
Place of Birth: Not stated
Occupation: Domestic Duties
Age: Not stated
Usual residence: Inverell
Father: Not stated
Occupation: Not stated
Mother: Not stated

Date of Marriage: 21/10/1874
Place of Marriage: Wesleyan Methodist Church Inverell NSW
Religion: Wesleyan
Witnesses: James Hayden, John M Merrick
Minister: Henry Wiles

The consent of George Smith, father of the bridegroom, and Fanny Curran, mother of the bride, and only surviving parent, was given to the marriage of George Smith with Hannah Page, the said George Smith and Hannah Page being under the age of 21 years;Bride=Hannah Page5 
Death of Son1875 Inverell, NSW;Principal=Thomas J Smith6 
Birth of Son1875 Inverell, NSW;Principal=Thomas J Smith7 
Death of Spouse22 January 1877 Inverell, NSW;
Name: Hannah Smith
Date of Death: 22 Jan 1877
Place: Inverell NSW
Occupation:
Sex: Female
Age: 18
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Maitland
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: James Page
Occupation: Laborer
Mother: Fanny Adams

Place of Marriage: Inverell
Age at Marriage: 16
Name of Spouse: George Smith
Children of Marriage: 1 male, 1 female deceased
Informant: John Curran, Farmer, Inverell

Cause of Death: Metritis
Length of Illness: 14 days
Medical Attendant: Dr Segol
Date Last Seen: 20 Jan 1877

Date of Burial: 23 Jan 1877
Place of Burial: Inverell
Minister & Religion: Rev A E Spooner, Church of England
Undertaker: Allan Thorley
Witnesses John Nicholls, George Smith
Registered: 23 Jan 1877 - Inverell;Principal=Hannah Page8 
Birth of Son1881 Warialda, NSW;son of George & Mary Ann Smith;Principal=Walter John Smith9 
Marriage*31 March 1881 St Mark's Church, Bingara, NSW;
Groom: George Smith
Status: Widower
Place of Birth: Not Stated
Occupation: Farmer
Age: Not Stated
Usual Residence: Inverell
Father: Not Stated
Occupation: Not Stated
Mother: Not Stated

Bride: Mary Ann Gill
Status: Spinster
Place of Birth: Not Stated
Occupation: Not Stated
Age: Not Stated
Usual Residence: Bingera
Father: Not Stated
Occupation: Not Stated
Mother: Not Stated

Date of Marriage: 31/3/1881
Place of Marriage: St Marks Church Bingera, District of Warialda NSW
Religion: Church of England
Witnesses: Matthew James Gill, Harriet Thompson
Minister: A Brown

The consent of Matthew Gill, father of the bride, was given to the marriage;Bride=Mary Ann Margaret Gill10 
Birth of Daughter1883 Inverell, NSW;daughter of George & Mary Ann Smith;Principal=Alice Elizabeth Smith11 
Birth of Daughter1884 Inverell, NSW;daughter of George & Mary Ann Smith;Principal=Ann Selina Smith12 
Birth of Daughter1886 Moree, NSW;Principal=Ethel Maud Smith13 
Birth of Son6 October 1888 Pallamallawa, NSW;
Name: Daniel George Smith
Sex of Child: Male
Date of Birth: 6th October 1888
Place: Pallamallawa

Father: George Smith
Occupation: Laborer
Birthplace: Scone
Age: 38

Date of Marriage: 31st March 1881
Place of Marriage: Bingera

Mother: Mary Ann Margaret Gill
Birthplace: Lachlan
Age: 25

Previous Issue: 3 males & 3 females living

Informant: George Smith, father, Pallamallawa
Witnesses: Mrs Gough
Registered: 7th December 1888 Moree;Principal=Daniel George Smith14 
Birth of Daughter1890 Moree, NSW;Principal=Ruby Pearl Smith15 
Birth of Daughter1891 Moree, NSW;Principal=Florence Smith16 
Birth of Daughter1892 Moree, NSW;Principal=Martha May Smith17 
Birth of Daughter1894 Moree, NSW;Principal=Ada Eunice Smith18 
Birth of Son1895 Moree, NSW;Principal=Roland S Smith19 
Death of Son1896 Moree, NSW;Principal=Roland S Smith20 
Death of Father16 August 1896 Pallamallawa, NSW;
Name: George Smith
Date of Death: 16/8/1896
Place of Death: Pallamallawa, District of Moree NSW
Occupation: Laborer
Sex: Male
Age: 84
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Kingston, Surrey England
Time in Aust Colonies: About 50 years in NSW

Father: Unknown
Occupation: Unknown
Mother: Unknown

Place of Marriage: Seaham NSW
Age at Marriage: About 30
Name of Spouse: Ann McLucas
Children of Marriage: Elizabeth 48, John 47, George 45 living; 1 male deceased
Informant: George Smith, son, Pallamallawa

Cause of Death: Heart Failure
Length of Illness: About 3 months
Medical Attendant: None- inquest unnecessary, Chas Robertson JP, 17/8/1896
Date Last Seen:

Date of Burial: 17/8/1896
Place of Burial: Church of England Cemetery Pallamallawa
Minister & Religion: None
Undertaker: Charles Boughton
Witnesses: E B Purser, Richard Jones;Principal=George Smith2 
Birth of Daughter1897 Moree, NSW;Principal=Marion Cecilia Smith21 
Birth of Son1899 Moree, NSW;Principal=Thomas Rowland Smith22 
Birth of Daughter1900 Moree, NSW;Principal=Ivy E Smith23 
Death of Mother16 August 1900 Pallamallawa, NSW;
Name: Ann Smith
Date of Death: 16 Aug 1900
Place of Death: Pallamallawa, District of Moree NSW
Occupation:
Sex: Female
Age: 98
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Town unknown, Scotland
Time in Aust Colonies: Length of residence in Australian Colonies unknown

Father: Christian Name Unknown McLucas
Occupation: Seaman
Mother: Unknown

Place of Marriage: Dungog NSW
Age at Marriage: Unknown
Name of Spouse: George Smith
Children of Marriage: Elizabeth 53, John 51, George 49 living; 1 male deceased
Informant: Mary Smith, daughter-in-law, Pallamallawa

Cause of Death: Senile Decay
Length of Illness: Inquest unnecessary - John E Meynind JP, 16 Aug 1900
Medical Attendant:
Date Last Seen:

Date of Burial: 18 Aug 1900
Place of Burial: Pallamallawa Cemetery
Minister & Religion:
Undertaker: Charles Boughton
Witnesses: J Coppock, George Long;Principal=Anne Smith3 
Death of Daughter1901 Moree, NSW;Principal=Ivy E Smith24 
Birth of Son1905 Warialda, NSW;Principal=Cyril Norman Smith25 
Birth of Son1906 Moree, NSW;Principal=Colin William Henry Smith26 
Death of Spouse10 September 1929 Chester Street, Moree, NSW;
Name: Mary Ann Margaret Smith
Date of Death: 10/9/1929
Place: Chester Street Moree Municipality NSW
Occupation: Nurse
Sex: Female
Age: 66
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Lachlan River NSW
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: Matthew John Gill
Occupation: Labourer
Mother: Mary Ann (Surname not stated)

Place of Marriage: Bingara NSW
Age at Marriage: 17
Name of Spouse: George Smith
Children of Marriage: Walter J 48, Alice E 46, Ann S 44, Ethel M 43, Daniel G 40, Ruby P 39, Florence 38, Martha M 36, Ada U 35, Marian C 32, Thomas R 30, Cyril N 24, Colin W H 23, living; 1 male, 1 female deceased
Informant: Walter Williams, son-in-law, Moree

Cause of Death: Cerebral Haemorrhage
Length of Illness:
Medical Attendant: G T Hunter
Date Last Seen: 10/9/1929

Date of Burial: 12/9/1929
Place of Burial: Church of England Cemetery Moree
Minister & Religion: Charles E Hulley, Church of England
Undertaker: W J Trenchard
Witnesses H Hoffman, R D Graham
Registered: 11/9/1929 Moree;Principal=Mary Ann Margaret Smith27 
Will*16 September 1929 Moree, NSW;
This is the last Will and Testament of me George Smith of Moree in the State of New South Wales Labourer I Revoke all prior Wills and testamentary dispositions and declare this to be my last Will and Testament I Appoint my Son Cyril Norman Smith as Executor and Trustee of this my Will And I give devise and bequeath the whole of my property of what kind soever and wherever situate Unto my Trustee Upon Trust for all my children share and share alike absolutely As witness my hand this 16th day of September 1939.
Signed by the said Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us both present at the same time who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses
George Smith
W. A. Cole
Solicitor
Moree
F Ritter
Heber Street
Moree28 
Residence*1930 Chester Street, Moree, NSW;
Smith, George, Chester street, Moree, labourer
Smith, Cyril Norman, Chester street, Moree, shop-assistant;Principal=Cyril Norman Smith29 
Article*14 October 1940 "The Moree Gwydir Examiner", NSW;
PERSONAL.
The friends of Mr. George Smith, of Pallamallawa, will regret to learn that he is at present an inmate of the Moree District Hospital suffering from fractured ribs, sustained when he fell a few days ago. Mr.Smith, we understand, is 89 years of age.30 
Death*30 October 1940 District Hospital, Moree, NSW;
Name: George Smith
Date of Death: 30/10/1940
Place: District Hospital Moree Municipality; late of Moree Municipality NSW
Occupation: Labourer
Sex: Male
Age: 89
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Seaham NSW
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: Not known
Occupation: Not known
Mother: Not known

Place of Marriage (1): Not known
Age at Marriage (1): Not known
Name of Spouse (1): Not known
Children of marriage (1): none living, 3 deceased

Place of Marriage (2): Bingara
Age at Marriage (2): 30
Name of Spouse (2): Mary Ann Margaret Gill
Children of Marriage (2): Walter J 59, Alice E 57, Ann S 56, Ethel M 54, Daniel G 52, Ruby P 50, Florrie 49, Martha M 48, Ada E 46, Marian S 43, Thomas R 41, Cyril N 35, Colin W 34, living; 1 male, 1 female deceased
Informant: Walter Williams, son-in-law, Auburn Street Moree

Cause of Death: Senility
Length of Illness:
Medical Attendant: H M Hollingworth
Date Last Seen: 30/10/1940

Date of Burial: 31/10/1940
Place of Burial: Church of England Cemetery Moree
Minister & Religion: H Border, Church of England
Undertaker: H J Logan, employed by Logan and Co Pty Ltd
Witnesses T G Avery, W J Lysaght
Registered: 31/10/1940 Moree4 
Obituary*31 October 1940 "The Moree Gwydir Examiner", NSW;
OBITUARY.
MR. G. SMITH.
An old and highly esteemed resident
of the district in the person of Mr.
George Smith passed away in the
Moree District Hospital last night.
The deceased, who was 89 years of
age, was born at Seaham. He followed
the occupation of a shearer, and general
laborer, and first passed through the
district 73 years ago. Later he returned,
and had been a resident for over half
a century.
He is survived by six sons and eight
daughters, his wife having predeceased
him some years ago. The sons are
Messrs. Walter John Smith (New-
castle), Daniel George Smith (Sydney),
Jeffery Leonard Smith (Moree),
Thomas Rolland Smith (Gunnedah),
Cyril Norman Smith (Moree), and
Colin W. H. Smith (Moree), and the
daughters Mesdames W. Mace (Rock-
hampton), Harry Mace (Goondiwindi),
J. Daley (Biniguy), A. Coppock
(Moree), W. — . Reynolds (Moree), D.
McKenzie (Goondiwindi), J. Connelly
(Newcastle), W. Williams (Moree).
The funeral took place this morning,
the remains being interred in the
Church of England portion of the
cemetery. Ven. Archdeacon Border
officiating at the services at the church
and graveside.31 
Probate*26 November 1940 NSW;
254086 SMITH- GEORGE late of Moree- N.S.W. LABOURER.
THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of me GEORGE SMITH of Moree in the State of New South Wales, Laborer I REVOKE all prior wills and testamentary dispositions and declare this to be my last will and testament. I appoint my son Cyril Norman Smith as Executor and Trustee of this my will and I give devise and bequeath the whole of my property of what kind soever and wheresoever situate unto my Trustee upon trust for all my children share and share alike absolutely. AS WITNESS my hand this 16th day of September, 1929.
GEORGE SMITH
SIGNED by the said Testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us both present at the same time who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses;- W. A. COLE, Solicitor, Moree / F. RITTER, Heber St. Moree/
26th November, 1940. ON this date, PROBATE of the last will and Testament of the Estate of the abovenamed deceased was granted to Cyril Norman Smith the sole Executor named in the said will. (SUBJECT TO THE USUAL ENEMY CONDITIONS). TESTATOR died on the 30th day of October, 1940. ESTATE SWORN at the sum of £226/13/4d nett.32 
Probate26 November 1940 NSW;
REAL ESTATE.
Twenty-eight (28) perches Freehold situated corner Heber and Chester streets, Town and Parish of Moree Part of Lot 7 Section 47 being the land comprised in Vol. 2258 Fol. 113, Frontage to Chester Street of 46 ½ feet
Unimproved value £160:0:0
Improveents consist of:
Weatherboard cottage, roof of iron, partitions of pine, ceiled with pine £480:0:0
Fencing, laundry and W. C. £40:0:0
Total value £680:0:0
Deceased, George Smith’s one-third interest therein £226:13:428 

Family 1

Hannah Page d. 22 Jan 1877
Child

Family 2

Mary Ann Margaret Gill b. 23 Oct 1862, d. 10 Sep 1929
Children

Citations

  1. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 23702/1888 Daniel G Smith.
  2. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 10576/1896 George Smith.
  3. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 9606/1900 Ann Smith.
  4. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 26402/1940 George Smith.
  5. [S109] NSW Marriage Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 2704/1874 George Smith & Hannah Page.
  6. [S11] NSW Death Index, 6817/1875 Thomas J Smith.
  7. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 13039/1875 Thomas J Smith.
  8. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 5926/1877 Hannah Smith.
  9. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 17061/1881 Walter John Smith.
  10. [S109] NSW Marriage Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 4123/1881 George Smith & Mary Ann Gill.
  11. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 21446/1883 Alice Elizabeth Smith.
  12. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 23320/1884 Ann Selina Smith.
  13. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 22513/1886 Ethel M Smith.
  14. [S111] NSW Birth Certificate, 23702/1888 Daniel G Smith.
  15. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 22369/1890 Ruby P Smith.
  16. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 22579/1891 Florence Smith.
  17. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 23110/1892 Martha M Smith.
  18. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 21513/1894 Ada E Smith.
  19. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 34329/1895 Roland S Smith.
  20. [S11] NSW Death Index, 1481/1896 Roland S Smith.
  21. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 4901/1897 Marion C Smith.
  22. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 4884/1899 Thomas R Smith.
  23. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 33203/1900 Ivy E Smith.
  24. [S11] NSW Death Index, 6041/1901 Ivy E Smith.
  25. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 8726/1905 Cyril N Smith.
  26. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 15561/1906 Colin W H Smith.
  27. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 14661/1929 Mary A M Smith.
  28. [S351] Will of George Smith.
  29. [S182] Australian Electoral Rolls, http://www.ancestry.com.au/
  30. [S154] Australian Newspapers, trove.nla.gov.au, The Moree Gwydir Examiner, Monday, October 14, 1940.
  31. [S154] Australian Newspapers, trove.nla.gov.au, The Moree Gwydir Examiner, Thursday, October 31, 1940.
  32. [S377] NSW Will Books, 1800-1952, online http://www.findmypast.com, George Smith 1940.
  33. [S13] NSW Birth Index, Ethel M Smith.