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James Albert Gegg (1850 - 1915)
& Elizabeth Tickner (1852 - 1929)


This wedding announcement appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald
on Saturday 26 August 1871

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The Gegg home at Pineleigh, Goulburn
c. 1975 - 1985

The Gegg home at Pineleigh, Goulburn
22 January 2012

As at January 2012 the building is part of a proposed $17m development and may be demolished

View Lizzie's Postcards in the Florist Collins Collection
View the Lizzie Gegg Postcard Collection

--- Postcards sent by Lizzie and/or Jimmy in the Lizzie Gegg Collection ---

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Sent by Jimmy to Lizzie

Postcard James Albert Gegg/Elizabeth Tickner Postcard James Albert Gegg/Elizabeth Tickner Postmark : Braidwood NSW
Post Date : 2 July 1909
Written by : James A Gegg
To : Mrs James A Gegg, Pineleigh, North Goulburn
Message : Braidwood   2/7/09
Dear Mom
Just a line to say I may not be able to come home tomorrow night on acc (account) of the wet weather. If I come I will wire (telegram) you. Raining heavy here all night and all day today & still raining
Yours as ever
James A Gegg
 
Postcard James Albert Gegg/Elizabeth Tickner Postcard James Albert Gegg/Elizabeth Tickner Postmark : None
Post Date : None
Written by : James A Gegg
To : Mrs James A Gegg
Message : Braidwood   16/7/09
Dear Mom
Just a line to tell you I am better but have no voice yet, but at times it is completely gone. Hope you are all well & hope Martha & all are getting along allright.
Yours as ever
James A Gegg

Sent by Lizzie to Jimmy

Postcard James Albert Gegg/Elizabeth Tickner Postcard James Albert Gegg/Elizabeth Tickner Postmark : None
Post Date : None
Written by : E Gegg
To : James A Gegg (Dad)
Message : To Dear Dad
Wishing you many happy returns of your birthday with love & best wishes from your affectionate wife.
E Gegg
All well hope you got along all right
16.6.09
 
Postcard James Albert Gegg/Elizabeth Tickner Postcard James Albert Gegg/Elizabeth Tickner Postmark : None
Post Date : None
Written by : E Gegg
To : James A Gegg (Dad)
Message : Dear Dad
Just a PC to wish you many happy returns of your birth day. Had a PC from Olive Boland last night saying that she was coming up to Goulburn on Friday night by train leaving Sydney about 1/4 past 5 oclock. still dry. love from all. Yours in haste
xxxxxxxx E Gegg
15.6.10
(There were sections on the front of this card for putting in names etc., and these sections have been completed)
 

Lizzy also completed a postcard to a Mrs J H Wigg in Reno USA for Christmas 1908 but it was not sent

Postcard James Albert Gegg/Elizabeth Tickner Postcard James Albert Gegg/Elizabeth Tickner Postmark : None
Post Date : None
Written by : Mrs Gegg (Lizzy)
To : Mrs J H Wigg, Reno, Nevada, United States, North America
Message : Wishing you both the compliments of the season. With love from your sincere friend Mrs Gegg
Pineleigh
North Goulburn
NSW
23.12.08
 

James Albert Gegg/Elizabeth Tickner Grave

The grave of James Albert Gegg and Elizabeth Gegg (nee Tickner)
in the Methodist portion of the Goulburn General Cemetery (2004)

The inscription on the headstone is :

IN
MEMORY OF
JAMES ALBERT GEGG
DIED AT GOULBURN
28th APRIL 1915
AGED 65 YEARS

PEACE PERFECT PEACE
ALSO OF
ELIZABETH
WIFE OF THE ABOVE
DIED 2nd MAY 1929
AGED 77 YEARS & 3 MONTHS

A GOOD LIFE COMPLETE
"AT REST"

"DAD" "MUM"

(NB : James was actually 7 weeks short of his 65th birthday)


James Albert Gegg/Elizabeth Tickner Headstone

The headstone of the grave showing the "DAD" and "MUM" boxes either side (2004)


James Albert Gegg/Elizabeth Tickner Dad Box

Left of Headstone ("DAD")
  James Albert Gegg/Elizabeth Tickner Mum Box

Right of Headstone ("MUM")

James Albert Gegg/Elizabeth Tickner Front Box

Front of Grave

Updated : 5 Oct 2012