George Gordon

ID# 6326, (22 Sep 1890 - 31 Jul 1983)
George Gordon, doing something he loved to do
Courtsey of Colin Gordon

George Gordon was born on 22 Sep 1890 at Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire, Scotland .1
He was the son of William Leask Gordon and Isabella Lumsden Murray.

George Gordon married Hannah Watt Gerrard, daughter of George Gerrard and Maggie McKay, on 21 Oct 1911 at Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.2

George began Military Service bt 1914 - 1918 Flanders, Belgium,

Was based in Flanders during the war.

Sapper George Gordon
lower left smoking pipe
Courtsey of Colin Gordon

George was found on a passenger list dated 6 May 1920 going from Liverpool via "Haverford" to Halifax Canada also listed was Hannah, George and Florence

Ship HAVERFORD going to Halifax, Canada and to Philadelphia, USA from Liverpool.
GORDON George, Carpeneter 29
GORDON Hanah, Housewife, 29
GORDON George, Child, 7
GORDON Florence, Child, 1

On Canadian entry, states they have been away for 3 years.3

George was found on a passenger list dated 8 Mar 1928 going from Sydney Australia via "Niagara" to Vancouver Canada also listed was Hannah, George, Florence, Margaret and William

Entry back to Canada from being in NZ.
GORDON George, Husband, 38, born Rosehearty Scotland, last in Canada Oct 1927 Winnipeg, Man, Carpenter.
Last address: Brother in Law, Mr G Third, Abbotsford, Dunedin, New Zealand.
With George returning was:
GORDON Hannah, Wife, 37
GORDON George, Son, 15
GORDON Florence, Daughter, 9
GORDON Margaret, Daughter, 6
GORDON William, Son, 2.4

George died on 31 Jul 1983 at Sannich, British Columbia, Canada, at age 92 years, 10 months and 9 days.1,5

Children of George Gordon and Hannah Watt Gerrard

FatherWilliam Leask Gordon (c 1870 - )
MotherIsabella Lumsden Murray (c 1870 - )


  1. [S159] Letter or email from Colin Gordon (Canada - e-mail address) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) emails re family information August 2008.
  2. [S119] Canadian Vitial Statistics Agency, Canadian BDM Record, Canadian Indexes, unknown repository address, 1911 - Manitoba Marriage Index, 1879 - 1931 via Rego No 1911-003311. Hereinafter cited as Canadian BDM Record.
  3. [S61] Passenger Lists, Shipping Records ), 1920 Passengers lists leaving UK 1890 - 1960 - Hereinafter cited as Shipping Records.
  4. [S61] Shipping Records, 1928 - Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865 - 1935 - via
  5. [S119] Canadian Vitial Statistics Agency, Canadian BDM Record: 1983 Search BC Archives: Reg No 1983-09-011872; BC ARchieves Num: B13632 ;GSU No : 2073149.