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James Albert Whitton

James Albert Whitton

Male 1933 - 2008  (75 years)

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  • Name James Albert Whitton 
    Born 1933 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Jun 2008  Hurlstone Park, New South Wales. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I23930  Whitton
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 

    Father Albert Arthur Whitton,   b. 1908, Narrabi, NSW Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1981, Arncliffe, New South Wales buried Rookwood, NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Esma Ann O'Brien,   b. 1911,   d. 1982, Arncliffe, New South Wales buried Rookwood, NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F7494  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Florence Louise ??,   b. Abt 1930,   d. 28 Mar 1971, Toowoomba Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Children 
     1. James Robert Whitton,   b. 1950,   d. 1950, Gunnedah, NSW Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F9296  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Peter James Whitton,   b. Abt 1950, Marrickville, NSW Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 2016, Nelson Bay, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 16 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F9297  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Bobby Whitton was born James Albert Whitton, was a favourite son of the Newtown Jets rugby league club over many years. Whitton played ten straight seasons with Newtown between 1951-1960. He played halfback in the 1954 Grand Final and the 1955 Grand Final and captained the Newtown club on many occasions until his retirement in 1960. Whitton represented New South Wales in three different series: 1954, 1956 and 1959. He left Sydney football in 1961 to take up the role of captain-coach of Wauchope R.L.F.C. He played over 170 games from Newtown during his career, and scored 34 tries.

      Bobby Whitton died on 6 June 2008, aged 75 late of Hurlstone Park, New South Wales.