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Matilda Stewart Barns, nee Gordon

Over the last few weeks, I have been sharing information about the family of Matilda Stewart and Charles Gordon.  This week, I will be sharing what I have found about their youngest daughter, Matilda Stewart Gordon. To begin with, I had the following information for Matilda. Matilda was born about 1852.  I haven’t found a… Continue reading Matilda Stewart Barns, nee Gordon

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Trove Tuesday – More about Matilda Stewart Gordon

For this week’s Trove Tuesday, I decided to check for any other articles about Matilda Gordon, nee Stewart, and found that Matilda had given evidence at an abduction case.   This article showed that Matilda had lived at 159 King St as early as 1868, and possibly even earlier.  The article also showed that Matilda… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – More about Matilda Stewart Gordon

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Children of Charles Gordon and Matilda Stewart

Yesterday, I shared how I had been able to link a Mr. C. Gordon of East St Kilda to my Marr family.  I had found that Matilda, or Mady, Stewart was the half-sister of my 2x great grandmother Martha Richardson.  From the Wills of Matilda Stewart Gordon and Charles Gordon, I had found that their… Continue reading Children of Charles Gordon and Matilda Stewart

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Trove Tuesday – Dies after struck by football

For this week’s Trove Tuesday, I am sharing articles about the death of Frank Atkinson Gordon, who died after being struck by a football.   Frank Atkinson Gordon was the son of Frank Howard Gordon and Annie Atkinson.  Frank Howard Gordon was the son of Andrew Gordon and Eliza Whimpey.  Eliza was the daughter of… Continue reading Trove Tuesday – Dies after struck by football