James Edward Gorman was born 14 June 1874 in Armidale, New South Wales, Australia to John Gorman (1844-1928) and Mary Anne Perry (1852-1890) and died 25 October 1950 Victoria street, Grafton, New South Wales, Australia of cancer of kidney. He married Sarah Jane Wood (1881-1964) 18 February 1898 in Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia.


Offspring of James Edward Gorman and Sarah Jane Wood (1881-1964)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Alice Irene Gorman (1899-1990)
James Gorman (1901-)
Michael Gorman (1904-)
Patrick Gorman (1906-1932)
Reginald Walter Gorman (-1955)
William George Gorman (1914-1968)
Mary Camilla Kathleen Gorman (-)



The death occurred at his home after a short illness of James E. Gorman. He was 76 years old. He leaves a widow and grown-up family of two daughters and nine sons. The daughters are Mrs. James (Alice), of Oliver street, Grafton; Mrs. D. Nicholson (Mary), of 19 Cowan street, South Grafton. The sons are Jim and Mick, Coff's Harbour; Bill and Leo, Sydney; Jack, Lismore; Tom, North street, South Grafton; Reg, Melbourne; Geoff and Bernie, Grafton. A son, Pat, predeceased him. There are 24 grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Daily Examiner, 17 November 1950, page 2

Footnotes (including sources)

₪ Wedding
  • BDM Index ref for marriage: 664/1898
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 32278/1950
§ Remains
  • Relatives and friends of the late JAMES E. GORMAN, of Victoria street, Grafton, formerly of Southgate, are respectfully invited to attend his funeral to move from St. Mary's Church. Grafton, at 2 p.m. TO-DAY for the Grafton cemetery.
Daily Examiner, 26 October 1950, page 2