James DAY

James DAY

Male 1844 - 1918  (74 years)


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  • Name James DAY 
    • Marriage document says "free settler", in other words, not a convict, so it looks like he was born overseas.
    Born 1844  Nelligen, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Braidwood
    • year is around 1845 according to birth document of son Aylmer
    • Unable to find any (proper) evidence of birth place
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1867  Beago, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Usual residence according to marriage document to Jemima 
    Occupation 1867  [1
    Free Selector, according to marriage document to Jemima 
    Residence 1891  Cherry Hill, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    According to birth document of son Aylmer. 
    Occupation 1891  [1
    Grazier, according to birth document for son Aylmer. 
    Occupation 1894  Batlow, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Grazier, as listed on daughter Rubys birth document. Name is place is 'Cherry Hill'. 
    Electoral Roll 1913  Westbrook, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Occupation 1918  [1
    Farmer, as mentioned on his death certificate. 
    Died 29 Jan 1918  Tumbarumba, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: Carcinoma of Stomach, Peritonitis 
    • Died about 9am on a Tuesday morning at his daughter's house (Susan) in Tumbarumba.
    Buried 30 Jan 1918  Tumbarumba, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Church of England Cemetery [1]
    • Headstone reads James husband of Jemina died 29.1.1918 aged 74 years. Section: Old C. of E. Lot 33
    In Memoriam 1 Feb 1918  [3
    DEATH OF MR.JAS. DAY SENIOR. There passed away about 9 a.m on Tuesday last a very old resident of this part of the country in the person of Mr.James Day, senr, at the advanced age of 76 years. The deceased, who was engaged in grazing was a native of Braidwood, and came to Tarcutta district when 13 years old; afterwards living for 32 or 33 years at Cherry Hill, later again returning to Tarcutta side. The old pioneer had been failing in health for some months past, but only took seriously ill two or three weeks since, dying at the residence of his daughter, Mrs J. McGrath, Tumbarumba. He leaves a widow, 6 sons and 4 daughters, viz: George, Arthur, Aylmer (Westbrook), John (munition worker in England), William (Wagga), Harold (Sydney) and Mesdames McGrath (Tumbarumba), O'Hare, Niles and Nelson (Sydney). His remains were interred on Wednesday afternoon in the Anglican portion of the Tumbarumba cemetery, Rev Velvin officaiting at the grave. The funeral was very largely attended. 
    Probate/Will 1 Apr 1918  [4
    IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES - Probate Jurisdiction-In the Will of JAMES DAY, late of Westbrook, in the State of New South Wales, Drover, deceased. Application will be made after fourteen days from the publication here of that Probate of the Will of the above named deceased may he granted to JEMIMA DAY, of Westbrook aforesaid. Widow, the sole Executrix therein named, and all notices may be served at and all creditors' claims are hereby required to be within the said fourteen days sent in to the offices of the undersigned Proctor. ARTHUR MITCHELL BLAIR, Proctor for Executrix, Bridge street, Tumbarumba. Sydney Agents, Messrs. McDONELL and M0FF1TT, George and Wynyard streets, Sydney. 
    Person ID I472  treeno1
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2019 

    Father John DAY,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Susan ENWRIGHT,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F268  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse / Partner Jemima ADAMS,   b. 1849, Windsor, St Matthew's, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934, Drummoyne, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 12 Jan 1867  Beago, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Church of England [1]
    Children 
    +1. Susanna DAY,   b. 8 Nov 1867, Tumut, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1960, Albury, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)  [Birth]
    +2. George James DAY,   b. 1870, Tumut, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1928, Dubbo, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)  [Birth]
     3. John William DAY,   b. 21 Dec 1871, Tumut, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1935, Base Hospital, Orange, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)  [Birth]
    +4. William DAY,   b. 7 Oct 1873, Tumut, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1963, Manly, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  [Birth]
     5. James DAY,   b. 17 Aug 1875, Albury, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar? 1901, Broken Hill, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)  [Birth]
    +6. Sarah Ann DAY,   b. 5 Feb 1879, Bago, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946, Chatswood, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [Birth]
    +7. Arthur Stanley DAY,   b. 1881, Tumut, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1961, Albury, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +8. Katie Alice Victoria Sophia DAY,   b. 8 Feb 1884, Tumut, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1935, Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)  [Birth]
    +9. Harold Frederick Walter Henry Lionel DAY,   b. 20 Apr 1886, Tumut, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1942, Albury, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [Birth]
    +10. Aylmer Albert Carrington DAY,   b. 6 Jan 1891, Tumbarumba, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1968, Gosford, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [Birth]
     11. Ruby Irene Eveline DAY,   b. 8 Aug 1893, Batlow, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F167  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1844 - Nelligen, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Grazier, as listed on daughter Rubys birth document. Name is place is 'Cherry Hill'. - 1894 - Batlow, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElectoral Roll - Farmer - 1913 - Westbrook, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Carcinoma of Stomach, Peritonitis - 29 Jan 1918 - Tumbarumba, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 30 Jan 1918 - Tumbarumba, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • James Day listed as being in Ournie, as a miner according to Greville Postal Directory (NSW) from 1872.
      http://www.family.joint.net.au/index.php?mid=1&cid=498
    • Lived in Braidwood until he was 13 according to memorial notice then moved to Tarcutta. Then lived in Cherry Hill for about 32 or 33 years then returning to Tarcutta.

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  • Reference  "James DAY". https://www.gambrillfamilytree.com/genealogy/getperson.php?personID=I472&tree=treeno1 (accessed February 17, 2019).

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] Marilyn Rowan. NSW Birth Marriage Death Family History Transcriptions. http://www.transcriptions.com.au/.

    2. [S332] 1913 Westbrook Electoral Rolls NSW Australia.

    3. [S570] The Tumbarumba Times NSW Australia.

    4. [S14] Sydney : Charles Kemp and John Fairfax, 1842-. Sydney Morning Herald 1842 - Current (NSW Australia). 3.