Letitia Blanche Gill1,2

F, #126, b. 1859, d. 12 April 1924
FatherMatthew James Gill1 b. 6 Jun 1834, d. 6 Mar 1903
MotherMary Ann Herps1 b. 19 Mar 1838
Relationship2nd great-aunt of Timothy George Sheens
Last Edited16 Sep 2014
Birth*1859 Wingham, NSW;daughter of Mathew & Mary A Gill1 
Married Name1879 Hartwell3 
Marriage*1879 Warialda, NSW;Groom=John Hartwell4 
Death of Father6 March 1903 Western Suburbs Cottage Hospital, Enfield, NSW;
Name: Matthew Gill
Date of Death: 6/3/1903
Place: Western Suburbs Cottage Hospital Enfield; taken from Short Street Homebush NSW
Occupation: Drover
Sex: Male
Age: 69
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Colo, near Richmond NSW
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: Laurence Gill
Occupation: Farmer
Mother: Emma (surname unknown)

Place of Marriage: Colo NSW
Age at Marriage: About 21
Name of Spouse: Mary Ann Harps
Children of Marriage: Matthew 46, Letitia 42, Mary A 40, Emma 38, John 36, Harriet 34, Martha 30, living; 2 females deceased
Informant: Elsie J Cribb, Neice (sic), Short Street Homebush

Cause of Death: Morbus Cordis, Dropsy, Pneumonia
Length of Illness: About 1 month
Medical Attendant: Dr Mark W Trail
Date Last Seen: 6/3/1903

Date of Burial: 7/3/1903
Place of Burial: Rookwood Church of England Cemetery
Minister & Religion: F C Williams, Church of England
Undertaker: Thomas Crisford
Witnesses: William Charles Cribb, George Bressington

Registered: 7/3/1903 Burwood;Principal=Matthew James Gill5 
Death of Spouse1914 QLD;parents John William Hartwell & Edith Swales;Principal=John Hartwell6 
Death*12 April 1924 Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, QLD;
When died & where: 12 April 1924, Brisbane Hospital
Name & Surname: Letitial Blanche Hartwell; Widow
Sex & Age: Female, 65 years
Cause of Death: Auricular Fibrilation, Cerebral Haemorrhage, Cardiac Failure
Duration of last illness: n/a
Medical attendant by whom certified: W. C. Day
When he last saw deceased: 12 April 1924
Name & Surname of father: Matthew Gill
Name & Maiden Surname of mother: n/a
Signature, description and residence of informant: Certified in writing by M. Hartwell, Daughter, Felix Street, Wooloowin and by J. B. McLean, Medical Superintendent, Brisbane Hospital
Signature of Registrar: G. Porter
Date: 24 April 1924
Place of Registration: Brisbane
When and where buried or cremated: 14 April 1925, Lutwyche Cemetery
By whom certified: Thomas W Burston
Name & Religion of Minister, and/or names of 2 witnesses of burial or cremation: A. H. Osborn, Church of England; W. Meier, J. Mitchell
Where born and how long in Australian States, stating which: Manning River, New South Wales, Native
If deceased was married:
Where: Bingera, New South Wales
At what age: 20 years
To whom: John Hartwell
Issue living, in oder of birth, their names and ages: Ada Elizabeth 44, Ester Adeline 42, Matthew William John 40. Louis Gilbert 38, Laura Jane 33, Ann Selina Blanche 25, Madeline Maude 22 living; 1 male, 1 female deceased7 


John Hartwell b. 1853, d. 1914


  1. [S13] NSW Birth Index, 13885/1859 Letitia Gill.
  2. [S77] QLD Death Indexes.
  3. [S12] NSW Marriage Index, 5083/1879 John Hartwell & Sophia J Gill.
  4. [S12] NSW Marriage Index, 5083/1879 John Hartwell & Letitia Gill.
  5. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 1079/1903 Matthew Gill.
  6. [S77] QLD Death Indexes, 1914/C4901 John Hartwell.
  7. [S376] QLD Death Certificate, 1924/B42666 Letitia Blanche Hartwell.