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GILLIES William Buchanan

Male - 1908


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  • Name GILLIES William Buchanan 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Woodturner 
    Died 25 Nov 1908  Dunwich Benevolent Asylum, QLD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1959  Wood/O'Neill
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2013 

    Family CUNNINGHAM Mary,   d. 1882, Rockhampton, QLD Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. GILLIES Jane,   b. Abt 1852, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1888, Cooktown, QLD, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)
     2. GILLIES William Maxwell,   b. 1863,   d. 1864, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Family ID F1424  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Brisbane Courier 4 December 1908

      Report of the state of the Benevolent Asylum Dunwich for the week ended November 23:
      Deaths during the week - William Buchanan Gillies, 80, born Renfrewshire, Scotland.

      The Asylum was responsible for the care of the aged, infirm and destitute.

      On the 1903 electoral roll, William is listed as an inmate at Dunwich.

      Parents were John Gillies and Isabella Patrickson.

      On the 1895 electoral roll, William Buchanan Gillies was resident in Charters Towers. He was aged 66 and was at GFH Lease 3267, Sellheim Street, Racecourse Rd, Charters Towers and he was a gardener. His residency for the purpose of the electoral roll was on the 19 May 1894.

      Return for the Dunwich Benevolent Asylum for the week ended 20 March 1897

      William Buchanan Gillies, aged 69, miner from Charters Towers, last 2 years working at Charters Towers and seeking employment.

      Could this be a relative?
      Death at the Asylum for week ended 14 Jan 1899
      Death:
      William Gillies, 47; admitted 28th August, 1897.