GAMMON, Francis

Birth Name GAMMON, Francis 1a
Also Known As Frank 2a
Gramps ID I0006
Gender male
Age at Death 83 years, 9 months, 16 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth [E0077] 1899-12-08 Saint Mary, Reading, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom  
3a
Residence [E27252] 1899-12-08 Myrtle Grove, Argyle Street, Reading, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom  
3a
Census [E0078] 1901-03-31 15 Argyle Street, Argyle Street, Reading, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom  
4a
Residence [E27254] before 1926-04-03 Collingwood, Copnor Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom  
5a
Occupation [E27255] before 1926-04-03   Mkt. Gdnr.
5a
Emigration [E27253] 1926-04-03 Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Emigrated unaccompanied to Australia (from the Port of London) on the Orsova, of the Orient Steamship Line
5a
Residence [E27257] 1940-09-21 38 Stuart Street, Armadale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia  
6a
Occupation [E27256] 1940-09-21 Maribyrnong, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Examiner of Munitions
6a 7a
Occupation [E27259] after 1940   Gardner
7a
Residence [E27260] about 1942 99 Severn Street, Box Hill, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia  
7a
Property [E27261] about 1952 Liverpool Road, Kilsyth, Victoria, Australia 6-8 acres used to grow plants
7a
Residence [E27262] about 1956 Blythes Road, Mount Dandenong, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia  
7a
Residence [E27263] about 1965 38 Durham Road, Kilsyth, Victoria, Australia  
7a
Will [E0079] 1973-09-18 38 Durham Road, Kilsyth, Victoria, Australia  
8a
Residence [E27258] 1983-09-24 38 Durham Road, Kilsyth, Victoria, Australia  
1b
Death [E0080] 1983-09-24 Box Hill, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia  
1b
Burial [E0081] 1983-09-27 Springvale Crematorium, Springvale, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia  
1b

Parents

Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father GAMMON, Edwin Alfred [I0008]
Mother JONES, Edith Annetta [I0010]
    Brother     GAMMON, Wilfred Edwin [I0031]
         GAMMON, Francis [I0006]
    Sister     GAMMON, Lily [I0032]
    Brother     GAMMON, Christopher Walter [I0135]
    Sister     GAMMON, Mary Annetta [I0067]

Families

    Family of GAMMON, Francis and RAEPER, Isabella [F0002]
Married Wife RAEPER, Isabella [I0007]
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage [E20178] 1940-09-21 Thomson Memorial Presbyterian Church, Ormond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia  
6a

Media

Narrative

Moved to Portsmouth when a little boy. Emigrated to Australia in 1926.
Occupation: 21 Sep 1940 - Examiner of Munitions (marriage). Factory was in
Marybenong (interview with Dad 6/9/05).
Gardner for various people. Important clients were Mr Sparks who was a local councillor and owned a nursery, Mr Judkins who was a doctor, and Mr Reid who was a Member of Parliament and regularly opened Carols By Candelight and lived in North Balwyn. Was allowed to use a
property in Middleborough Road for cultivating plants until Liverpool Road in
Kilsyth was bought in about 1952. Then when Blythe Road was bought in
1956, this was used instead (interview with Dad 6/9/05).
1942 - 99 Severn Street, Box Hill, Victoria Australia. Property was rented and
Liverpool road was used to grow things (interview with Dad 6/9/05).
1952 - Liverpool Road, Kilsyth, Victoria, Australia. 6-8 acres approx, opposite
side of Liverpool Rd from where sports stadium is now. Shack still there and is
now a garage (interview with Dad 6/9/05).
Was in the army in the 1st World War, probably with brother in law Harry
Moss (email from Sue Shadbolt 10/03/2007), although Frances & Dad both
say that he could not join the army because of a heart problem (email from
Frances 19/3/07).
1956 - Blythe Road, Mount Dandenong, Victoria, Australia.
1965? - 38 Durham Road, Kilsyth, Victoria, Australia.

Family Map

Family Map

Pedigree

  1. GAMMON, Edwin Alfred [I0008]
    1. JONES, Edith Annetta [I0010]
      1. GAMMON, Wilfred Edwin [I0031]
      2. GAMMON, Francis
        1. RAEPER, Isabella [I0007]
      3. GAMMON, Lily [I0032]
      4. GAMMON, Christopher Walter [I0135]
      5. GAMMON, Mary Annetta [I0067]

Ancestors

Source References

  1. Francis Gammon death, 24 Sep 1983, Box Hill, Victoria, Australia [S0003]
      • Date: 1983-09-29
      • Confidence: Very High
      • Source text:

         

        [Entry Recording Date : 29 SEP 1983]

      • General:

      • Date: 1983-09-29
      • Confidence: Very High
  2. Email from Sue Shadbolt 10/03/2007 [S0364]
      • Confidence: High
  3. Francis Gammon birth, 8 Dec 1899, Saint Mary, County of Reading [S0011]
      • Date: 1900-01-06
      • Page: Vol 2c, Pg 346, No. 213?
      • Confidence: Very High
      • FrancisGammonBirth0010
  4. Public Record Office: 1901 UK Census, RG13/1145 [S1839]
      • Date: 1901-03-31
      • Page: Folio 29, Page 15, Schedule 91
      • FrancisGammon1901Census
  5. Board of Trade: Commercial and Statistical Department and successors: Outwards Passenger Lists BT27 [S0581]
      • Date: 1926-04-03
      • Page: BT27/1128 Contract Ticket Number 903
  6. Gammon - Raeper marriage, 21 Sep 1940, Ormond, Victoria, Australia [S0004]
      • Date: 1940-09-21
      • Page: 39
      • Confidence: Very High
  7. Interview with Dad 6/9/05 [S0209]
      • Date: 2005-09-06
  8. Last Will and Testament of Francis Gammon, 18 September 1973 [S0373]
      • Date: 1973-09-18
      • Confidence: Very High
      • FrancisGammonWillTopPart
      • FrancisGammonWillBottomPart
      • FrancisGammonWillPage2