Henry George William Wilkinson

" Henry George William WILKINSON"

In 1863 Henry G W Wilkinson was born to parents Thomas (1st) & Susanna Wilkinson.

MARRIAGE of Henry George William WILKINSON

In 1899 Henry G W Wilkinson Married Miss Sarah WILKINS in Granville, Sydney, NSW - (Ref:- NSW BDM 8187/1899). Records show that Henry G W Wilkinson died in 1945 in -----, NSW. - (Ref NSW BDM 28601).- Mrs. Wilkins, mother of Mrs. Henry Wilkinson, of Yellowin, died at her residence, Granvile, on Friday last. She was a woman of remarkable force of character, and went through some hard experiences in the old pioneering days in Queensland and this State. She leaves a family of 6 three sons and three daughters to mourn their great loss. (Ref- Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post (NSW : 1900 - 1925)(about) Previous issue Friday 27 August 1915 Page 2).

WORK

1901 - Just after his marriage Henry George William Wilkinson secured one of the local Mail deliery Runs. The Contract stated - Mail Run:- No. 260 Henry G.W.WILKINSON, Yellowin. Tumut, West Blowering, and Yellowin; 19 miles; Twice a week; Horseback; 89; 31 Dec, 1901. - (REf - http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/AUS-NSW-WEST/2005-08/1125387143)

BIRTHS TO Henry & Sarah WILKINSON

1. - 1901 - Alan G Wilkinson was born in Granville, Sydney, NSW - (Ref NSW BDM 3611) - 1933 - Says the 'Tumut Express': Mr. Allan Wilkinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wilkinson, Yellowin, will manage East Blowering Station during the absence of the co-owner, Mr. Jas. Armstrong (Killen and Armstrong) on a trip to the Old Country. An important position for a young man and a tribute to a Tumut native's ability to undertake such a responsibility. - (Ref- The Grenfell Record and Lachlan District Advertiser (NSW : 1876 - 1948)(about) Previous issue Monday 10 April 1933 Page 1). - A hay shed containing 40 bales of hay and a stack of hay of 80 tons near the shed were totally destroyed by fire, and a tank of 20,000 gallons capacity containing maize was so heated that the maize was destroyed. The fire occurred on the property of Mr. Alan Wilkinson, Yellowin. Mr. Wilkinson was at the shed where he had four valuable dogs tied up, about dusk and then all appeared safe. He then left for the new home he is building a little further up the river. The fire occurred about 8 p.m. and the whole of the property and produce was destroyed in about half an hour. The origin of the fire is a mystery. - (Ref- Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (NSW : 1896 - 1939)(about) Previous issue Friday 8 May 1931 Page 42).

2. - 1902 - Geoffrey S Wilkinson was born in Tumut, NSW - (Ref NSW BDM 17216).

3. - 1904 - Marjorie C Wilkinson was born in Tumut, NSW - (Ref NSW BDM 17238). - TEACHER. Yellowin. Dear Uncle Jeff, Father has been taking the 'Banner' about 20 years. 'We hve a new school about half-a-mile away. I have three brothers and we all walk to school every morning. We live close to the river. 1 can swim right across it. There are a lot of willow trees along the river. It is 18 miles from here to Tumut. I have been to Sydney four times, We broke up school on Thursday for our holidays. Our teacher, Miss Pogson, is going home to Albury. Wishing you and auntie a merry Christmas. - From your loving niece, Marjorie: Wilkinson (9 1/2 years). The Tumut River is very swift. You must be a good swimmer to be able to cross it. I have been up your way. - (Ref- Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (NSW : 1896 - 1939)(about) Previous issue Friday 19 December 1913 Page 13). Mrs. W. A. Whittle (nee Miss Marjorie Wilkinson), daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wilkinson, Yellowin, with her infant daughter, who was sojourning with her parents had her holiday cut short owing to her husband having to undergo a surgical operation for appendicitis. (Mr. Wilkinson and Mrs. Whittle formerly lived at Grenfell). - (Ref- The Grenfell Record and Lachlan District Advertiser (NSW : 1876 - 1948)(about) Previous issue Monday 10 April 1933 Page 1).

4. - 1907 - D'Arcy R Wilkinson was born in Tumut, NSW - (Ref NSW BDM 29864). - Darcy Wilkinson, married Miss Jess Piper in Tumut, NSW -

- Marc Wilkinson was born in Tumut, NSW - he married Miss Joan ANDERSON in Tumut, NSW. They became owners "Wynella" a dairy farm that was a part of the early Yellowin selection. It was passed down through his great grand father Thomas Wilkinson - to his grand father Henry G W Wilkinson. He raised his family and farmed the property until resumption in about 1966.

There appears to be a great deal of sickness about the district, and the local medicos, Drs. Browne and Clouston, are kept busy attending patients. Mrs. Henry Wilkinson, of Yellowin, and her four children are among the suffering, the oomplaint being in fluenzic gastritis, but Mrs. Wilkinson also developed pluerisy. All are now on the improve. - (Ref- The Tumut Advocate and Farmers & Settlers' Adviser (NSW : 1903 - 1925)(about) Previous issue Tuesday 1 July 1913 Page 2).

1909 - The following are the rainfall records taken by Mr. Henry Wilkinson at Yellowin for tbe current year:

January,- 128 points, 7 days rain ;

February, 250 for 5 days ;

March 272, for 9 days ;

April, 34G, for 9 days ;

May 316, for 10 days,

June, 797, for 14 days;

July, 368, for 11 days ;

August, 717, for 17 days ;

September, 76, for 2 days ; total, 82.95 in. - (Ref- Adelong and Tumut Express and Tumbarumba Post (NSW : 1900 - 1925)(about) Previous issue Friday 17 September 1909 Page 2).

To - Yellowin Index - William Wilkinson Index

Blowering. - SUPPORT FOR CENTENARY - QUEEN. - A public meeting was held at Mrs P. J. .Bourke's on Wednesday afternoon; last for the purpose of considering support for the Hospital, candidate for Centenary Week, Mr. J. P. Sullivan was voted to the chair. On the motion of 1 Messrs Fred Oddy and J. C.. Hargreaves, it was unanimously decided to support the Hospital Queen's (Miss Eila Wilkinson) candidature. Those present were Messrs Fred. Oddy, J. Higgins, F. Halloran, John Sullivan, C. Bridle, F. J. Bourke, S. Hulm, B. Hayden, Hampstead, W. Ware, Misses D.and M. Sullivan, Mr. and, Mrs. J. C. and Miss M. Hargreavos, Mr. and Mrs; Lawson, .Mrs.-P. Halloran, Mr. . and Mrs. D. Stanfleld, . J. and N. Groves, Mrs. H. Naughton, Mr and Mrs. W. Denning, Mrs. F. J. Bourke, Misses. K. and M. Bourke. Appologies were received from Mr. and: Mrs. J. Armstrong, Mr. and Mrs. E. Higgins, Mr. R. Hayden, Mr. and Mrs; E. Higgins jr. Mrs. A. Tindall, Mr. John Wilkinson (Yellowin). Mr. Fred. Oddy offered use of paddock for a sports gathering but it was considered too uncertain this time of year for floods.

On the motion of Miss M. Sullivan and Mrs. J. C. Hargreaves. it was decided to have a street stall. Proposed by Mrs. D. Stanfleld, and seconded by Mr. J. Higgins, that Mrs F. J; Bourke be head of stall.-Carried;

The following were appointed collectors for different portions of the district. Mrs. W. Morris and Mr. J. Oddy, Mrs. J. C. Hargreaves and Miss M. Sullivan, Mrs. Fred. Oddy and Mrs. W. Denning, Mr. J. Higgins and Mrs. E. Hargreaves, Mrs. D. Stanfleld. The stall is to be on the lines of the ones held by Blowering on previous occasions. Promises; of big supplies for it are already coming in cakes, tarts and cooking of all descriptions. Towns people will be able to get a good supply of everything for Sunday's dinner vegetables, poultry, etc. The date fixed was Saturday, 9th August.

At the conclusion of meeting afternoon tea was served by Mrs. F. J. Bourke, assisted by Misses K. and M. Bourke, Mrs. Naughton, Mrs. Stanfleld, Mrs.P. Halloran. - (Ref- The Tumut Advocate and Farmers & Settlers' Adviser (NSW : 1903 - 1925)(about) Previous issue Tuesday 29 July 1924 Page 6).