Southern Highlands Index

a Southern Highlands Index

A list of names from the early days of the Robertson/Burrawang/Kangaroo Valley areas of the Southern Highlands of New South Wales.



Burrawang General Store c1865

Index G

Surname

First name(s)

Place

Notes

Ref

Gallagher

Mary

East Kangaloon

Born c1840 Camden/Cobbity, daughter of William and Bridget (Loughry) Gallagher. Married Charles Kuhn 2 October 1856 at St. Francis Xavier, Wollongong.

P

Gallaugher

Annie Hepzibah

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, music teacher.

12

Galloway

S.

Kangaroo Valley

First engineer of Cambewarra Shire Council 1906

9

Gardiner

John

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, bootmaker.

12

Gardiner

Mary Jane

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Gardiner (Gardner)

Stephen

Burrawang

Early settler 1860s. Lay preacher of the Methodist Church. First known church service in the area was held in his home 17 August 1862. Freehold elector 1875. 104 acres 1884 - 2 horses, 25 cattle, 7 pigs. Organised a daily milk collection run to Moss Vale approx. 1886.

2,7 10, 11

Gardner

Alfred

"Springfield" Burrawang and (Barber's Creek?)

Freehold elector 1875. 150 acres 1884 - 1 horse, 10 cattle.

10, 11

Gardner

George A.

Burrawang

Recorded in 1884 of owning one horse but not owning property on which to keep it.

10

Gardner

James

"Lebanon" Burrawang

Freehold elector 1875. 100 acres 1884 - 2 horses, 12 cattle, 4 pigs.

10, 11

Gardner

S.C.

Burrawang

Enlisted in WW1 and recorded on Roll of Honour 1914-1919 monument, Hoddle Street, Burrawang. Killed in action

P

Garrad

Ellen Eliza

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Garrett

Frederick

Mount Murray, Robertson

100 acres 1884 - 2 horses, 10 cattle, 2 pigs.

10

Garrett

Joseph (Joe)

East Kangaloon

Residential elector 1875. 40 acres 1884 - 2 horses, 17 cattle, 10 pigs. Dairy farmer - supplied Waratah Dairy Factory 1891

2,6 10, 11

Garrett

Thomas

M L A for Camden

Local Member of Parliament 1879 . Opened on 14 August 1879 the original Kangaroo Valley Bridge over the river

2,3

Garrett

William Austin

Kangaloon

Freehold elector 1875.

11

Garrett

William James

Kangaloon

Residential elector 1875

11

Garretty

A.

Kangaroo Valley

Enlisted in Armed Forces, World War I

9

Garretty

G.

Kangaroo Valley

Enlisted in Armed Forces, World War I

9

Gash

John Thomas

Kangaloon

Residential elector 1875

11

Gay

Lucinda

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Gay

M.E. (Ernest)

"Ocean View" Robertson

Son of Robert Gay. Committee member Robertson A & H Society 1937. Committee member Robertson A & H Society 1940/41. Vice president 1944. Prizewinner Robertson A & H Show 1945

2

Gay

Margaret

"Ocean View" Robertson

Wife of Matthew Gay. Pioneer settler of Robertson District 1863

2

Gay

Matthew

"Ocean View" Robertson

Freehold elector 1875.Early settler and prizewinner at inaugural Robertson Agricultural Show 1880

2,11

Gay

Robert

"Hillview" Robertson

Son of Matthew Gay. Freehold elector 1875. Early committee member, Burrawang and West Camden Agricultural Society Committee member 1889-90. Prizewinner Robertson Agricultural Show 1896 . Registered elector 1903, farmer.

2,11 12

Gay

William

Robertson

Freehold elector 1875. Committee member Robertson Agricultural Society 1886. Mail carrier Bowral-Robertson mail 1886.

2,11

Gearin

Patrick

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Gelding

John

Robertson

Freehold elector 1875 whilst non-resident at Ashfield, Sydney.

11

Gelding

William

Robertson

Freehold elector 1875 whilst non-resident at Ashfield, Sydney.

11

Geoghegan

Alice (Miss)

Upper Kangaroo River

Teacher in charge of Hillcrest Public School, Upper Kangaroo River, from 13 January 1919

4

Gerrey

C.

Kangaroo Valley

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWII

9

Gibson

James (Snr)

Burrawang

Purchased on 21 January 1861, 69 acres of land at Burrawang, part of which was later sold as the site for the parsonage to St David's Anglican Church. Leasehold elector at Kangaloon 1875.

7,11

Gilbert

G.P.

Burrawang

Opened the first butcher shop in Burrawang c1870 as recalled by his granddaughter, Mrs Doris M. Jones(Gilbert) in 1978

P

Gilbert

J. A.



 

Committee member Robertson Agricultural Society 1913

2

Gilbert

J. H .



 

Committee member Robertson Agricultural Society 1918

2

Gilbert

John

North Yarrunga

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Gilbert

William

North Yarrunga

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Gill

Eliza

Yarrawa

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Gill

Godfrey

Yarrawa Public School, Robertson

Registered elector 1903, teacher.

12

Gillard

S.

Kangaroo Valley

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWII, posted overseas and returned

9

Gilmore

Agnes

North Yarrunga

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Gilroy

Arthur

Robertson

Leasehold elector 1875. 14 acres 1884 - 3 horses, 2 cattle. Prizewinner (twice) Robertson Agricultural Show 1888.

2,10, 11

Gilroy

Arthur

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Gilroy

Henry

Kangaloon

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Gilroy

Isabella

Kangaroo River

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Gilroy

James

Burrawang/ Yarrunga

90 acres 1884 - 1 horse, 29 cattle, 20 pigs. Prizewinner Robertson Agricultural Show 1888. Established a piggery with W. R. Hindmarsh (Snr) in Robertson 1891. Registered elector 1903, farmer. Prizewinner Robertson Agricultural Show 1905.

2,8 10, 12

Gilroy

Mary Ann

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Gilroy

Richard (Dick)

Burrawang, Robertson

Early settler Yarrawa Brush 1862. Residential elector at Kangaroo Valley 1875. Registered elector 1903, farmer.

2,11, 12

Ginger

Alice Clara

Burrawang

Daughter of Henry W. and Anne. M. Ginger.

P

Ginger

Amelia

Burrawang

Daughter of Henry F. and Amelia Ginger. Born London. Migrated with parents 1854.

P

Ginger

Amelia (nee Pearce)

Burrawang

Married Henry Fly Ginger in London. Migrated with family 1854.

P

Ginger

Anne M. (nee Christie)

Burrawang

Married Henry William Ginger in Berrima 1872.

P

Ginger

Arthur Tilly

Burrawang

Son of John T. and Sarah J. Ginger.

P

Ginger

Beatrice

Burrawang

Daughter of John T. and Sarah J. Ginger.

P

Ginger

Ernest Edward

Glen Murray, Kangaroo Valley

Son of John T. and Sarah J. Ginger. Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12,P

Ginger

George Frederick

Burrawang

Son of Henry W. and Anne M. Ginger.

P

Ginger

George H.

Burrawang

Son of John T. and Sarah J. Ginger.

P

Ginger

Gwendoline

Burrawang

Daughter of John T. and Sarah J. Ginger.

P

Ginger

Henry Fly

"Fly Farm" Burrawang

Born London. Married Amelia Pearce. Baker by trade. Migrated to Australia 1854 per Marchessa of Londonderry. Freehold elector 1875. Committee of Burrawang and West Camden Agricultural Society 1879. Publican of Farmers Club Hotel, Robertson 1884. 200 acres 1884 - 7 horses, 34 cattle, 6 pigs. Committee member Robertson Agricultural Society 1886.

2,8 10, 11,P

Ginger

Henry William

Burrawang

Son of Henry F. and Amelia Ginger. Born Hendon, London 21 October 1847. Migrated with parents 1854. Married Anne M. Christie at Berrima 1872. Freehold elector 1875.

11,P

Ginger

Hubert V.

Burrawang

Son of John T. and Sarah J. Ginger.

P

Ginger

Jean

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Ginger

John Isaac

North Yarrunga

Son of John T. and Sarah J. Ginger. Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12,P

Ginger

John James

Burrawang

Son of Henry W. and Anne M. Ginger. Married Elizabeth Maude Freethy in Sydney 1901.

P

Ginger

John Tilly

Yarunga

Son of Henry F. and Amelia Ginger, born Wandsworth, London. Migrated with family 1854. Married Sarah Jane Manns, Berrima 1873. Freehold elector 1875. Registered elector 1903, farmer.

11, 12,P

Ginger

Joseph Henry

Burrawang

Son of Henry W. and Anne M. Ginger.

P

Ginger

Lily B.

Burrawang

Daughter of John T. and Sarah J. Ginger.

P

Ginger

Olive May

North Yarrunga

Daughter of John T. and Sarah J. Ginger. Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12,P

Ginger

Percival Charles

Burrawang

Son of John T. and Sarah J. Ginger.

P

Ginger

Sarah Ann

Burrawang

Daughter of John T. and Sarah J. Ginger.

P

Ginger

Sarah Jane (nee Manns)

Burrawang

Married John Tilly Ginger at Berrima in 1873.

P

Ginger

Selina G.

Burrawang

Daughter of John T. and Sarah J. Ginger.

P

Ginger

Ubitt V.

Burrawang

Son of John T. and Sarah J. Ginger.

P

Ginger

Walter Frederick

Burrawang

Son of Henry F. and Amelia Ginger. Born London, migrated with family 1854. Married Jane McCaughey 1872. Freehold elector 1875. After Jane died in 1884, married Susan Johnson

11,P

Ginger

William Fly

Burrawang

Son of Henry W. and Anne. M. Ginger.

P

Ginger's Hall



 

Corner of Church and Dale Sts., Burrawang

Popular dance venue and first dance held 1882. Now demolished

2,6

Ginn

John

Burrawang

Freehold elector 1875.

11

Glannan

Thomas

Kangaroo Valley

Probably the first selector at Upper Kangaroo River district c1870. Freehold elector 1875.

9,11

Glase

Warren

Burrawang

Head Teacher, Burrawang Public School from February 1977

P

Glennon

John

Barrengarry

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Glennon

Patrick

Barrengarry

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Glenquarry Public School



 

Glenquarry

Opened February 1869

8

Glockler

B.

Kangaroo Valley

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWII, posted overseas and returned

9

Gollan

Colin James

East Kangaloon

Registered elector 1903, teacher.

12

Gollan

Nellie

East Kangaloon

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Good

E. G.



 

Prizewinner Robertson A & H Show 1945

2

Good

Edward Thomas

Barrengarry

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Goodfellow

G. C.

Avoca

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWII

5

Goodfellow

I.

Avoca

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWII

5

Goodfellow

Richard (Dick)

Yarrunga

Worked on Bill Mortimer's farm early 1900s

2

Goodfellow

S. H .

Avoca

Enlisted in WW1 and recorded on Roll of Honour 1914-1919 monument, Hoddle Street, Burrawang

5, P

Goodfellow

S. J.

Avoca

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWII

5

Goodfellow

Una



 

Married Ern Ragg

5

Goodfellow

William

Yurunga

Freehold elector 1875.

11

Goodman

G.

Kangaroo Valley

Enlisted in Armed Forces, World War I

9

Goodman

Robert

Beaumont

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Gordon

Barney

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Gordon

J.

Kangaroo Valley

Died in First World War 1914-1918

9

Gordon

Mary Ann

Kangaroo River

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Gordon

William Matthew

Kangaroo River

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Gough

Miss



 

Needlework prizewinner Robertson Agricultural Show 1896

2

Graham

Ada

Ballina

Born 1890. Daughter of Robert and Frances Graham.

P

Graham

Alice

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Graham

Amanda

Sydney, Robertson/Kangaloon

Born 1882 Sydney. Daughter of Robert and Frances Graham.

P

Graham

Ann

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Graham

Ann Jane

Barrengarry

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Graham

Annie

Upper Kangaroo River

Probably wife of John Graham. Agitated in 1899 for a better schoolhouse and teacher's residence at Upper Kangaroo Valley. Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

4,12

Graham

Annie Christina

Kangaroo River

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Graham

Archibald Stewart

Kangaroo River

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Graham

Charles

Kangaloon

Born 1886. Son of Robert and Frances Graham.

P

Graham

Charles

Barrengarry, Kangaroo Valley

Leasehold elector 1875.

11

Graham

Christina

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Graham

Christina (Snr)

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Graham

Dinty

Robertson

Proprietor of Royal Hotel in Robertson

2

Graham

E.H.

M L A

Minister for Agriculture - opened Robertson Show 1953

2

Graham

Elizabeth (nee Blow)

Jamberoo

Married James Irvine Graham 1873.

P

Graham

Emily (nee Blow)

Burrawang

Born Kiama. Married Robert Graham in Burrawang 1868. Died 1881.

P

Graham

Emily

Kangaloon

Born 1887. Daughter of Robert and Frances Graham.

P

Graham

Frances (Fanny) (nee Johnston)

Robertson/Kangaloon Ballina

Married Robert Graham (Snr) in Sydney 1881 and family then moved to Robertson. Had at least seven children.

P

Graham

Frederick (Fred)

Robertson/Wildes Meadow

Freehold elector 1875. Proprietor of Royal Hotel in Robertson. 40 acres 1884 - 2 horses, 11 cattle. Registered elector 1903, farmer.

2,10, 11, 12

Graham

G.L.

Kangaroo Valley

Corporal Graham was an expert machine-gunner in 1/21st K V Light Horse Troop 1930s

9

Graham

George

Robertson/Kangaloon

Born 1884. Son of Robert and Frances Graham.

P

Graham

Gerard

Burrawang

Born 1872 Burrawang. Son of Robert and Emily Graham.

P

Graham

Gerard Alexander

Robertson

Born 1843 Newpark, Co. Tyrone. Son of William and Isabella Graham. Family migrated to Australia 1857. Married Isabella Johnston 1867.

P

Graham

Gerard/Gerrard

West Kangaloon

Freehold elector 1875. Gave acre land for first Anglican Church in the area in 1879/80.

2,7, 11

Graham

Helen Margaret

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Graham

Henry

Kangaroo Valley

Member of (Interim) Cambewarra Shire Council from June 1906. President March 1908-1916.

3,9

Graham

Isabella (Florence)

Burrawang

Born 1873 Burrawang. Daughter of Robert and Emily Graham.

P

Graham

Isabella (nee Irvine)

Burrawang/Jamberoo

Born 1811. Married William Graham in Co. Fermanagh 1832. Migrated with family to Australia 1857. Had at least five children. Died at Jamberoo 1875.

P

Graham

Isabella (nee Johnston)

Robertson

Married Gerard Alexander Graham 1867.

P

Graham

J. & R.

Burrawang

50 acres 1884 - 14 horses.

10

Graham

J. (Miss)

Robertson

Organist at St John the Evangelist Church, Robertson in late 1870s

7

Graham

James

Robertson/Kangaloon

Born 1883. Son of Robert and Frances Graham.

P

Graham

James

"Spring Valley" Burrawang and Robertson

Held a 200 acre (150 acres cleared) at Burrawang (Jervis). Freehold and leasehold elector 1875. 160 acres 1884 - 4 horses, 47 cattle, 5 pigs. Proprietor Royal Hotel, Robertson 1886. Committee member Robertson Agricultural Society 1886.

2,8 10, 11

Graham

James

Wildes Meadow

Freehold elector 1875 whilst non-resident at Kiama.

11

Graham

James Irvine

Jamberoo

Born 1848 Newpark, Co. Tyrone. Son of William and Isabella Graham. Family migrated to Australia 1857. Married Rebecca Blow 1873.

P

Graham

John

Burrawang

Born 1833. Son of William and Isabella Graham.

P

Graham

John

Burrawang

Born 1868 Burrawang. Son of Robert and Emily Graham.

P

Graham

John

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, clerk.

12

Graham

John

Wildes Meadow

Freehold elector 1875 whilst non-resident at Gerringong.

11

Graham

John

Upper Kangaroo Valley

Made the initial request in March 1881for a public school at Upper Kangaroo Valley. The request was declined. Joint petitioner for same purpose in 1888 which was successful .

4

Graham

M.

Wildes Meadow

230 acres 1884 - 3 horses, 40 cattle, 20 pigs.

10

Graham

M. (Mrs)

Wildes Meadow

226 acres 1884 - 3 horses, 40 cattle, 2 pigs.

10

Graham

Mary

Burrawang

Born 1836. Daughter of William and Isabella Graham

P

Graham

Mary

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Graham

Mary

Kangaroo River

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Graham

Mary

Hillcrest, Barrengarry

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Graham

N.



 

Prizewinner at inaugural Robertson Agricultural Show 1880

2

Graham

Robert

Burrawang

Born 1871 Burrawang. Son of Robert and Emily Graham.

P

Graham

Robert

Burrawang

Freehold elector 1875 whilst non-resident at Kiama.

11

Graham

Robert

Kangaroo Valley

Early selector at Upper Kangaroo River district c1865. Freehold elector 1875.

9,11

Graham

Robert (Jnr)

Wildes Meadow

Freehold elector 1875 whilst non-resident at Kiama.

11

Graham

Robert (Snr)

Burrawang

Born 1839 Newpark, Co. Tyrone. Son of William and Isabella Graham. Family migrated to Australia 1857. Married (1) Emily Blow 1868 in Burrawang. Married (2) Frances (Fanny) Johnston in Sydney 1881.

P

Graham

Robert Mansfield (Bob)

Robertson

Freehold elector 1875. Proprietor of Royal Hotel in Robertson. Operated first sale yards in Robertson. Elected Secretary Robertson Agricultural Society 1886. Registered elector 1903, auctioneer. Committee member 1889-90 - 1918.

2,11 12

Graham

Robert William

Kangaroo River

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Graham

Ross



 

Appointed Secretary Robertson Agricultural Society 1916 but resigned 1918

2

Graham

Sarah Jane

Kangaroo River

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Graham

Victor

Ballina

Born 1896. Son of Robert and Frances Graham.

P

Graham

William

Burrawang/Jamberoo

Married Isabella Irvine 1832 in Fermanagh. Migrated from Co. Fermanagh c1857. Had at least five children

P

Graham

William

Barrengarry, Kangaroo Valley

Director of Barrengarry Butter Factory 1896. Registered elector 1903, farmer.

3,12

Graham

William

Robertson

Committee member Robertson Agricultural Society 1889-90. Prizewinner Robertson Agricultural Show 1892. Registered elector 1903, storekeeper. The St. John window in Robertson Anglican Church was dedicated to his memory after his death 1 March 1915.

2,7, 12

Graham

Winifred Catherine

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Gray

E.



 

Committee member Robertson Agricultural Society 1918

2

Gray

Elizabeth Stuart McPherson

Kangaroo River

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties. (Also registered in Robertson as "Grey").

12

Gray

James Joseph



 

Born 16 February 1849. Married Bridget Mary Kuhn 1880. Died 5 August 1927.

P

Gray

Mary

Kiama

Married Thomas Wilson, Burrawang

2

Gray

Samuel William

Bendeela, Kangaroo Valley

Purchased Collins' land (800 acres) in 1854. Sold in 1863 to move to Tweed River area. Freehold elector at Kangaroo River 1875 whilst non-resident at Gerringong.

3,9, 11

Green

Charles Henry

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Green

J.

Kangaroo Valley

Enlisted in Armed Forces WWII, posted overseas and returned

9

Green

John Thomas

East Kangaloon

First school teacher at East Kangaloon 1868

2

Green

Selina (Miss)



 

Second prize, Best novice lady rider, Robertson Agricultural Show 1889

2

Gregory

William

Robertson

Ninth and final teacher at Fountaindale Public School January 1910 to August 1910

P

Greig

Peter

Bendeela

Registered elector 1903, miner.

12

Grey

Elizabeth S. McP

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties. (Also registered in Kangaroo River as "Gray").

12

Grey

George

Burrawang

Married Isabella Vance. Arrived from County Fermanagh 1841 per "Brothers"

P

Grey

Isabella (nee Vance)

Burrawang

Wife of George Grey

P

Grey

John

Kangaloon

Freehold elector 1875.

11

Grey

Robert

Robertson

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Grice

Harry

Avoca

Member of Avoca Rifle Club early 1900s

5

Grice

Joseph

Avoca/Wildes Meadow

Freehold elector 1875. 450 acres 1884 - 2 horses, 68 cattle. One of the Justices of the Peace in the area. Chairman & Director of Wildes Meadow & Yarrunga Dairy Co. Ltd. 1889 to 1896

5,10, 11

Griffiths

John

"Hill View" Upper Mittagong/Glenquarry

500 acres 1884 - 10 horses, 50 cattle.

10

Grosvener

John

Yarrunga

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Guihen

Patrick

Broger's Creek

Registered elector 1903, farmer.

12

Guihen

Patrick (Jnr)

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, labourer.

12

Guihen

S.

Kangaroo Valley

Enlisted in Armed Forces, World War I

9

Gurney

Ellen Rosina

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, domestic duties.

12

Gurney

Samuel Alexander

Kangaroo Valley

Registered elector 1903, school teacher.

12

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