George Gordon

ID# 6334, (24 Jul 1912 - 30 Nov 1974)
George Gordon
Courtsey of Colin Gordon

George Gordon was born on 24 Jul 1912 at Rosehearty, Aberdeenshire, Scotland .1,2

He was the son of George Gordon and Hannah Watt Gerrard.

George was in the photo with Hannah Watt Gordon taken in Sep 1912 Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Scotland .3

George Gordon was listed, along with George Gordon, on a passenger list dated 6 May 1920 going from Liverpool via "Haverford" to Halifax Canada

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.4

George Gordon was listed, along with George Gordon, on a passenger list dated 8 Mar 1928 going from Sydney Australia via "Niagara" to Vancouver Canada

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, 2.5

George died on 30 Nov 1974 at Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, Canada, at age 62 years, 4 months and 6 days.1

George and Florenza had 2 children, still living.

FatherGeorge Gordon (22 Sep 1890 - 31 Jul 1983)
MotherHannah Watt Gerrard (2 Mar 1891 - 22 Feb 1984)


  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. [S11] Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes, online, 1912 Pitsligo Aberdeen, 233/00 0049. Hereinafter cited as Scottish Record Office BDM Indexes.
  3. [S159] Letter or email, Colin Gordon to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails emails 2008.
  4. [S61] Passenger Lists, Shipping Records ), 1920 Passengers lists leaving UK 1890 - 1960 - Hereinafter cited as Shipping Records.
  5. [S61] Shipping Records, 1928 - Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865 - 1935 - via