Matthew James Gill1

M, #87, b. 16 November 1855, d. 1919
FatherMatthew James Gill1 b. 6 Jun 1834, d. 6 Mar 1903
MotherMary Ann Herps1 b. 19 Mar 1838
Relationship2nd great-uncle of Timothy George Sheens
Last Edited3 Apr 2022
Birth*16 November 1855 Upper Colo, NSW1 
Baptism21 November 1855 Colo, NSW;son of Matthew & Mary Ann Gill, Upper Colo, Farmer1 
Marriage*1882 Grafton District, NSW;Bride=Emmaline Amelia Gill2 
Birth of Daughter16 May 1883 Colo, NSW;Principal=Laura Jane Gill3 
Birth of Daughter9 March 1888 Upper Colo, NSW;Principal=Helena May Gill3 
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 Gill4 
Death*1919 Casino, NSW5 


Emmaline Amelia Gill


  1. [S13] NSW Birth Index, V18552519 42B/1855 Matthew J Gill.
  2. [S12] NSW Marriage Index, 4550/1882 Matthew James Gill & Emma Gill.
  3. [S63] Microfilm Baptism, St Matthews Windsor, 1810-1950.
  4. [S107] NSW Death Transcript (Marilyn Rowan), 1079/1903 Matthew Gill.
  5. [S11] NSW Death Index, 24097/1919 Matthew J Gill.