Hugh Joseph Sutherland

#494, (2 September 1908-3 November 1988)
FatherHugh Henry Sutherland (10 Aug 1883-15 May 1952)
MotherFlorence May Hemsley (1886-c 1983)
ChartsBrown family - descendants
Miller Family (Scotland) - descendants
Nicholson Family 1 - descendants
Last Edited10 Jan 2014
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Hugh was born on Wednesday, 2 September 1908 at Cobar, New South Wales.1,2 He was the son of Hugh Henry Sutherland and Florence May Hemsley.

He married Jean Agness Rankine, at Christ Church Cathedral circa 7 September 1934 at Newcastle, New South Wales..3,4 Hugh was a private with the the 5th Volunteer Defence Corps (part-time) in the Second World War.2 Hugh and Jean lived circa 1950 at Stanley Street, Hamilton South, New South Wales.5

Hugh died on 3 November 1988 at at Home For The Aged in the Newcastle suburb of Dudley, New South Wales, at age 80. He had only been resident there for a short time, previously having been at The Junction, NSW.5 He was buried on 5 November 1988 at Newcastle Crematorium, in Newcastle, New South Wales.2


Jean Agness Rankine (10 Jul 1910-23 Feb 1971)


  1. [S1] New South Wales, Birth Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1908 No. 34651 (Index only).
  2. [S452] Private Nicholson Source, Genealogical Notes, unknown date NIC001 p.27.
  3. [S3] New South Wales, Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1934 No. 8047 (Index only).
  4. [S711] E-mails from Bob Sutherland to Tim Hill (e-mail address), 2013- 'Genealogy' - 4 December 2013 17:32 (for date and exact place).
  5. [S711] E-mails from Bob Sutherland to Tim Hill (e-mail address), 2013- 'Genealogy' - 4 December 2013 17:32.