William Duncan Pilkington

(28/05/1887 - 09/04/1953)

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Born: 28/05/1887 Certified Father: Thomas Pilkington (03/03/1862 - 00/07/1925)
Died: 09/04/1953 of MS Certified Mother: Jessie McInnes (26/10/1865 - 00/12/1946)
Children: Doris Pilkington (Born 00/00/1916)
Jean Pilkington (Born 00/00/1923)
Ron Wilson Pilkington (Restricted)
Siblings: Sarah Ellen Pilkington (30/03/1888 - 04/11/1965)
Thomas Norman Pilkington (20/10/1889 - 25/12/1898)
Oliver Daniel Pilkington (19/11/1891 - 27/08/1917)
Mary Edith Pilkington (29/12/1894 - 00/00/1983)
Alice Jessie Pilkington (Born 12/12/1903)

Married:
Katharine Isabella Wilson on 22/12/1914 at Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Certified

Notes

Birth Ref: 1887/B038950

1913 Electoral Roll: William resided at Cambridge Street. Occupation: School Teacher


He died of MS in 1953 in the Royal Brisbane Hospital

He was a school teacher. While at West End school as a pupil, one day he was made a Pupil Teacher and began teaching immediately. In those days, after school was dismissed, the Headmaster would teach the Pupil Teachers. He taught at West End, Mudgeeraba, Fortitude Valley, Windsor and Wooloowin schools. He became incapacitated 5 years before his death, was house confined and then bed-ridden and died after 5 months in the Royal Brisbane Hospital (aged 63). He was a keen cricketer, playing until his 56th year, loved gardening and was a keen fisherman. (Source: Ron Pilkington)




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