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William James

William James

Male 1808 - 1878  (70 years)

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  • Name William James 
    Born 30 Oct 1808  Baulkham Hills, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 23 Jan 1809  St John's Church of England, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Dec 1878  the Cemetery, Yass, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The Headstone reads:
      In Memory of
      William James Sen.
      Who Died Dec 11 1878
      Aged 70 Years
      Native of Seven Hills
      Parramatta
      Erected by His Affectionate Children
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    The Headstone for William James in the Yass Cemetery.
    Photograph taken in 1980 by Gordon Mote.; headstone
    Died 11 Dec 1878  Yass, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I33  Mote/McInnes
    Last Modified 25 Jun 2009 

    Father Samuel James,   b. Abt Mar 1784, Theydon Garnon, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Mar 1855, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Ann Bean,   b. 12 Nov 1789, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1854, Baulkham Hills, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 28 Nov 1808  St John's Church of England, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The ceremony was performed by James Milcham J.P. and the witnesses were Benjamin Jacobs and Ann Briant
    Article 16 Jul 1852 
    • signed a deed of gift as follows:

      BOOK 579 No. 202

      DEED OF GIFT

      COLONY OF NEW SOUTH WALES

      Know all men by these presents that I, Samuel James of Baulkham Hills, in the colony of New South Wales, farmer, and my wife, Ann James, have for and in considerations of the natural love and affection which we have and bear for our son John James of Baulkham Hills, in the colony of New South Wales aforesaid, and by these presents do give and assign and set over unto the said John James our son, all that cottage and premises in which I now reside together with the land and tenements thereunto appertaining and belonging to the farm containing about 50 acres or thereabouts bounded on the east by William Fishburns and Tiernans Farms, bearing north 20 degrees east, 37 chains on the north by a mile west 25 degrees north, 24 chains on the west by a line south 20 degrees west to Jones farm and on the south by Bradley's farms, to have and to hold the same to and for the use of said John James our son, on certain proviso and provisos forever. That is to say my son John James is bound unto us both that upon taking possession of the said land and premises, he the said John James is bound to provide a sufficient maintenance and support in a respectable manner as long as we both live. Reserving for our joint use the cottage we now reside in and at our demise to be interred in a decent manner carried in an undertakers hearse to the grave.

      But it is expressly to be understood that the said farm is not to be mortgaged aliened or sold on any pretence without the consent of the present proprietor, in that case made and provided and then at the demise of the said John James to revert in his will and last testament to such person as the said John James may think proper to leave the aforesaid land by and with the consent of such members of the family as shall approve the same.

      In witness whereof we have both hereunto set our hand and seal this 16th day of July in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty two.

      Signed and sealed in the presence of

      Louise Henry Campbell
      James James

      Samuel James
      Ann James
    Family ID F20  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Lewis,   b. Abt 1803 
    Married 17 Dec 1827  St John's Church of England, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F32  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Esther Beckett,   b. 02 Apr 1798, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1840, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 24 Jul 1832  St John's Church of England, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Both William and Esther signed the register with their marks, so apparently they could not write. The witnesses were Thomas and Ester Best of Castle Hill
    Children 
    +1. Ann James,   b. 10 Aug 1830, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1895, Albury, NSW, Australia, -36.081569,146.90918 Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +2. William James,   b. 12 Jun 1832, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Thomas Edward James,   b. 20 Feb 1836, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Nov 1876, Yass, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     4. John Henry James,   b. 14 Jun 1838, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1902, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +5. Martha Jane James,   b. 1840, Parramatta, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1937  (Age 97 years)
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F30  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Mary O'Hara 
    Married Abt 1842 
    • No documentation has been found for the marriage but some of the children are mentioned in William's Will
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann James,   b. 20 Sep 1843, Windsor Road, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1844  (Age 0 years)
    +2. Samuel James,   b. 17 May 1845, Windsor Road, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. George James,   b. 15 Feb 1847, Boorowa, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Elizabeth Ann James,   b. 20 Jan 1849, Boorowa, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Esther Adeliza James,   b. 18 Aug 1850, Tangmangaroo, Boorowa, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Feb 1901, Warren, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    +6. Henry Augustus James,   b. 24 Aug 1852, Tangmangaroo, Boorowa, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Aug 1936, Yass, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     7. Louis Philip James,   b. 27 Jul 1854, Boorowa, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1938, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F31  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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