William James GAMBRILL

William James GAMBRILL

Male 1891 - 1951  (60 years)


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  • Name William James GAMBRILL 
    • Was Williams nick name Ben? Son Raymond death notice refers to father as Ben.
    Born 1891  Harris Park, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1913  Granville, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Usual residence according to marriage document to Amy 
    Employment 1913  [1
    Carter, according to his marriage document to Amy 
    Occupation 20 Sep 1918  [2
    SECOND HAND DEALERS AND COLLECTORS LICENSES ISSUED. Parramatta. Gambrill, William James. Where Situated or address - Aird St Parramatta. Nature of License, Collector. 
    Sands Directory 1920  Marsden St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    News General 7 Oct 1922  [4
    Mr. W. J. Gambrill was granted per mission to run a motor bus service from Parramatta to Carlingford, commencing on or about the 16th October. 
    News General 18 Oct 1922  [5
    Motor Bus Mr.W.J.Gambrill bus proprietor, Argyle street Parramatta, wrote again, in connection with his application for a bus license, Parramatta-to-Carlingford (daily), forwarding time-table and schedule of fares, as requested. The Mayor and aldermen expressed their approval of same; and Mr. Gambrill (through his representative Mr.Thomas), said it was expected the trips would commence on Saturday or Monday, 16th inst. "If on the former date" added Mr.'Thomas, the children of the district would be given rides to Parramatta free. 
    News General 21 Oct 1922  [6
    The Traffic Branch of the Police Department forwarded an application from Mr. W.J.Gambrill for permission to ply a motor bus between Parramatta and Carlingford. The council, asked for an expression of opinion on the matter, and endorsed the application. 
    News General 15 Nov 1922  [7
    The Police (Traffic) Department wrote, forwarding - applies Lions (1) received from Mr. W. J. Gambrill, of Parramatta, for permission to ply a motor 'bus service between Parramatta station and Eastwood station. Council was asked for an expression of opinion, of approval or otherwise: and (2) from Mr. W. Hurley. 'bus proprietor, asking to be allowed to extend his present line of road (Ermington to Ryde) to the corner of Spurway-street and Kissing Point road, Dundas, via Kissing Point-road, in anticipation of a motor bus service proposed to be installed on the route mentioned. The council granted both requests. 
    News General 5 Jun 1925  [8
    EASTWOOD. MR. GAMBRILL'S ILLNESS. Mr. W.J.Gambrill, the proprietor of the Eastwood to Parramatta. motor bus, has been confined to his home at Parramatta during the past couple of weeks in consequence of illness. His numerous friends along the bus route will hope that he may soon be well enough to take his accustomed seat on the bus. 
    News General 18 Jun 1926  [8
    Old Proprietor Back. Mr.Gambrill who ran the bus service between Eastwood and Parramatta until a few months ago has again entered into possession of the run. Numerous complaints have been made regarding this service recently but no doubt, any grounds for complaint will now cease. At any rate, the patrons of the bus will be glad to have the smiling face and courteous attention of Mr.Gambrill again 
    Sands Directory 1928  Aird St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Motor Bus Proprietor 
    Residence 1930  Marsden St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Listed as a licensed dealer 
    Electoral Roll 1930  Marsden St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Licensed Dealer 
    Electoral Roll 1932  12 Aird St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Taxi Driver 
    News General 26 Aug 1932  [12
    KEVIN DIXON'S DEATH. Father's Fortitude. "I admire your fortitude and your honesty," the Parramatta District coroner (Mr. Richardson Clark) told Patrick Dixon, of Cabramatta, as the conclusion of an inquiry into the death of Dixon's son, Kevin James Dixon, seven, who was killed at Cabramatta by a car on August 9. The father stated that he was quite satisfied that William James Gambrill, the driver of the car which knocked the boy down, was not to blame. The Coroner, in returning a verdict of accidental death, said that it was pleasing to meet a man who, although he had suffered great grief, did not try to throw blame on the driver of the car. 
    Electoral Roll 1935  93 Marsden St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Labourer 
    Occupation 1935  [14
    Motor Driver, according to marriage document of daughter Marie, to Albert 
    Electoral Roll 1936  93 Marsden St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Labourer 
    Occupation 1936  [14
    Motor Driver, According to marriage document for son William John Benjamin GAMBRILL (to Eileen) 
    Electoral Roll 1937  91 Marsden St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Labourer 
    Employment 1938  [14
    Labourer, according to marriage document of daughter Thelma, to Raymond 
    Electoral Roll 1943  87 Marsden St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Labourer 
    Occupation 1945  [1
    Fitter and Turner, according to marriage document for Gladys (to Thomas) 
    Occupation 1950  [14
    Sheet Metal Worker, according to marriage document of son Cecil, to Daphne 
    Residence 1951  87 Marsden St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Usual residence according to death certificate 
    Occupation 1951  [18
    Lathe Operator, according to his death certificate 
    Died 1 Sep 1951  87 Marsden St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Cause: Carcinoma of Pancreas 
    • GAMBRILL William James. September 1, 1951, at his residence 87 Marsden Street, Parramatta. Dearly loved husband of Amy and loving father of William, Marie (Mrs. A. Treble), Thelma (Mrs. R. Napier), Raymond, Gladys (Mrs. T. Gregg), Allan, Cecil, Donald, Shirley and Laurel, and loved brother of Stanley and Myrtle, aged 60 years. [19]
    Buried 3 Sep 1951  St. Johns Cemetery, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • St Johns Cemetery, Parramatta, Section 3 Row G Plot 8. William James Gambrill Died 1st Sept. 1951 aged 60 years A token of love. From his devoted wife and children.
    • FUNERAL NOTICE: GAMBRILL the relatives and friends of Mrs. Amy Gambrill and family are invited to attend the funeral of her dearly loved husband and their dear father WILLIAM JAMES GAMBRILL. To leave our chapel 177 Church St, Parramatta, this Monday after service commencing at 9.30am for St.Johns Church of England Cemetery at Parramatta. [19]
    • Church of England Cemetery [18]
    Occupation 1956  [18
    Lathe Operator, according to son William death certificate 
    Person ID I357  treeno1 | Rumgay, Ryan
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 

    Father Benjamin GAMBRILL,   b. 14 Jun 1866, Lower Hawkesbury, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1935, Parramatta District Hospital, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Emily Hannah BARNES,   b. 1870, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941, Ryde, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 2 Apr 1890  Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F125  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse / Partner Amy Pearl Anderson REILLY,   b. 1895, Liverpool, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1981, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 2 Aug 1913  St.Marks Church, Granville, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. William John Benjamin GAMBRILL,   b. 1913, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1956, 6 Ada St, Harris Park, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)  [Birth]
     2. Marie Lorraine GAMBRILL,   b. 1917, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2009  (Age 92 years)  [Birth]
     3. Thelma Eileen GAMBRILL,   b. 1918, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1994, Katherine, NT, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [Birth]
     4. Raymond GAMBRILL,   b. 17 Jan 1920,   d. 1 Sep 1993  (Age 73 years)  [Birth]
     5. Gladys Amy Pearl GAMBRILL,   b. 1922,   d. 1971  (Age 49 years)  [Birth]
     6. Allan Maxwell GAMBRILL,   b. 1925, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1979, 41a Thomas St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)  [Birth]
    +7. Cecil Milton GAMBRILL,   b. 19 Sep 1927, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1976, South Wentworthville, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)  [Birth]
    +8. Donald GAMBRILL,   b. 29 Mar 1930,   d. 19 Nov 2010, Lalor Park, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
     9. Living
     10. Living
    Last Modified 7 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F439  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1891 - Harris Park, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Usual residence according to marriage document to Amy - 1913 - Granville, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Aug 1913 - St.Marks Church, Granville, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSands Directory - 1920 - Marsden St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSands Directory - Motor Bus Proprietor - 1928 - Aird St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Listed as a licensed dealer - 1930 - Marsden St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElectoral Roll - Licensed Dealer - 1930 - Marsden St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElectoral Roll - Taxi Driver - 1932 - 12 Aird St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElectoral Roll - Labourer - 1935 - 93 Marsden St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElectoral Roll - Labourer - 1936 - 93 Marsden St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElectoral Roll - Labourer - 1937 - 91 Marsden St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElectoral Roll - Labourer - 1943 - 87 Marsden St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Usual residence according to death certificate - 1951 - 87 Marsden St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Carcinoma of Pancreas - 1 Sep 1951 - 87 Marsden St, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 3 Sep 1951 - St. Johns Cemetery, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • William was in the Mittagong boys home.

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  • Reference  "William James GAMBRILL". https://www.gambrillfamilytree.com/genealogy/getperson.php?personID=I357&tree=treeno1 (accessed November 17, 2018)

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