Gordon McLean Inkster1,2

#577, (1909 - 1980)
FatherJames Harvey Inkster3 (1873 - 1954)
MotherIsabella McLean3 (1879 - c 1920)
RelationshipGreat-grandson of William Inkster
ChartsDescendants of John Inkster & Abigail Marion
Descendants of Magnus Fidlar & Janet Irvine
William Inkster & Janet Irvine Fidlar descendants

Children of Gordon McLean Inkster and Celeta (-?-)

  • John Inkster7
  • Tommy Inkster7 (1948 - 2010)

Life Events

BirthGordon McLean Inkster was born on 12 Jan 1909 in Underwood, Bruce County, Ontario.
Details from the register: Gordon, son of James Harvey Inkster, miller, and Isabella McLean who were married in April 1898 in Underwood. The birth was attended by Dr J G McLeod and registered 11 February 1910 [sic] by the father.3 
(Subject) Photograph Appeared in a family group photo taken about 1910.4
Children of James Harvey Inkster & Isabella McLean, 1910
Back row: William Wallace, John Herbert sitting holding baby Gordon, Robert James Harold, Florence Jean
Front row: Harvey Alexander, Gordon, Beatrice Muriel
(with Parents) 1911 CensusGordon McL Inkster appeared on the 1911 Census of Bruce Township, Bruce County, Ontario with his parents. He was 1 year old and born in January 1909 in Ontario.1 
(with Father) 1921 CensusGordon appeared on the 1921 Census of Mount Hope Municipality, Saskatchewan with his widowed father and seven siblings. He was 11, born in Ontario, Presbyterian, and was a student.5 
Voters' ListGordon Inkster appeared on the electoral roll in 1935 in Saskatchewan. He was a clerk and lived in Borden, which is north of Regina and about 150 miles southeast of Raymore where the Inkster family lived when they left Ontario about 1920. [Note: there is a possibility that this is not the correct fellow]6 
MarriageHe married Celeta (-?-).7
Photograph Gordon with son Tommy, in a photo taken by cousin Marie Inkster when she was visiting them in Regina in 1948.4
Gordon Inkster and son Tommy
Regina, 1948
Voters' ListG M and Mrs G M Inkster appeared on the electoral roll in 1949 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Gordon was an inspector. They lived at 1174 Third Avenue North East.6 
(Mentioned) ObituaryThey was mentioned in James Harvey Inkster's 1954 obituary as son Gordon of Regina, Sask.8 
(Mentioned) ObituaryThey was mentioned in Robert James Harold Inkster's 1958 obituary as brother Gordon of Regina.9 
Voters' ListGordon McLean Inkster and Celeta (-?-) appeared on the electoral roll in Regina, Saskatchewan. 1953 - 34 Coventry Crescent - Gordon M., Dept of Agric. (Dom); Celeta G

1957 - 34 Coventry Crescent - Gordon, civil servant; Mrs Gordon

1958 - 34 Coventry Crescent - Celeta; Gordon, meat inspector

1965 - 34 Coventry Crescent - Gordon, meat inspector; Mrs Celeta, drug clerk

1968 - 34 Coventry Crescent - Gordon, meat inspector; Mrs Celeta, postal clk

1972 - 34 Coventry Crescent - Gordon, meat inspector; Celeta, postal clerk; Thomas, student; Richard, student.6 
DeathGordon died on 29 Aug 1980 in Regina.2
BurialHe was buried on 2 Sep 1980 in Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery, Regina, Saskatchewan.2,10
Gordon McLean Inkster 1909-1980
Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery
Regina, Saskatchewan
Last Edited16 Sep 2013


  1. 1911 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. 59 Bruce North, sd 4, ed 2, page 8.
  2. Regina Cemeteries database, online http://www.regina.ca/residents/cemeteries/…, Gordon McLean Inkster, age 70, Block 6 Plot FOH Lot 049.
  3. Birth Registrations of Ontario, Canada. Image viewed at Ancestry.com. Gordon Inkster, #012067-10.
  4. Copies of photographs in Marie Inkster's collection.
  5. 1921 Census for Canada. Image from Library and Archives Canada viewed at Ancestry.com. Saskatchewan, Last Mountain District, SD 46, Page 16.
  6. Voters Lists, Federal Elections, 1935–1980. R1003-6-3-E (RG113-B). Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Images viewed at Ancestry.com.
  7. Letter from Marie Isabel Inkster, Kincardine, Ontario, to J Kolthammer, dated March 1997.
  8. Obituary of James Harvey Inkster in The Vancouver Sun, September 1954. transcribed by a volunteer.
  9. Obituary of James Harold Inkster in Vancouver Sun, Oct 20, 1958. transcribed by a volunteer.
  10. Website Find A Grave.