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James Bushby

Male Abt 1832 - 1893  (~ 61 years)


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  • Name James Bushby 
    • Referred to as "James Bush" on baptism record.
    Born Abt 1832  Sandwith, St. Bees, Cumbria Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Gravestone indicates age at death 61 years, so date of birth would be approximately 1832. Baptism record dated 16 Sep 1832.
    Christened 16 Sep 1832  St. Bees, Cumbria Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Biography Immigrated to Australia 1880. Built sandstone house "Claraville" with sons in Wallace Street, Marrickville and named it after his youngest daughter. "Claraville" was demolished c.2006 to make way for units. The sandstone wall still remains. Prior to this, the large family home was turned into a nursing home. James moved to the coutry with lung disease and died in Maitland, NSW, aged 61. 
    Occupation 1874-1876  Barrow in Furness, Cumbria Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    James' occupation, as shown his son George's baptism record (1874): "Mason"

    James's occupation, as shown on his son Wilfred's baptism record (1876): "Mason" 
    Died 03 Nov 1893  Lochinvar, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 04 Nov 1893  Church of England Cemetery, Lochinvar, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I513983571  Walsh - Wilson Family Tree
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2009 

    Father James Bushby,   b. Abt 1797,   d. 09 Jun 1844  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Mother Jane Craig,   b. Abt 1804,   d. 02 Jan 1875  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 27 Jan 1821  St Bees Parish Church Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Wittness's 27 Jan 1821  St. Bees, Cumbria Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Witnesses: John Hodgson and John Chapman 
    Family ID F513881759  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Aitken,   b. 02 Aug 1839, Killearn, Stirling, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1922, Lithgow, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 25 Aug 1857  Killearn, Stirling, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Type: After Banns - Church of Scotland 
    Children 
    +1. Robert Bushby,   b. 30 Jun 1858, Killearn, Stirling, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1945, Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +2. Walter Bushby,   b. 24 Apr 1860, Strathblane, Stirling, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1934, Sydney, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. John Bushby,   b. Abt 1865, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Dec 1947, Sydney, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)
    +4. Martha Jane Bushby,   b. Abt 1867, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1907, Sydney, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years)
    +5. William James Bushby,   b. 22 Dec 1868, 4 Harrison Street, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Mar 1954, East Fremantle, Western Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +6. Frederick Bushby,   b. Abt 1873, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1932, Sydney, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years)
    +7. Harrison Bushby,   b. 1ST QTR 1871, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953, Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +8. George Thomas Bushby,   b. 19 Oct 1874, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1965, Sydney, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     9. Wilfred Bushby,   b. 03 Aug 1876, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1948, Leonora, Western Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     10. Alice Bushby,   b. 26 Aug 1878, Cumbria, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Nov 1918, Tacoma, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     11. Clara Bushby,   b. 1881, Sydney, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1883, Sydney, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    Photos
    The Bushby Brothers
    The Bushby Brothers
    Sitting from left to right: Walter Bushby, Robert Bushby (100% right), John Bushby (100% right)

    Standing Left to Right: Fred (maybe) or William, Wilfred, George

    "We concluded that Wilfred is Wilfred (standing middle) as he does have a noticable scar on his forehead (which is documented on his WW1 record). He also seems to be wearing his "best shirt" again . . same as other photo.)"

    Approximate ages of the boys: Robert 47, Walter 45, John 40, Fred 32 or William 36, George 31 and Wilfred 29.
    Documents
    1871 U.K. Census - James Bushby, Wife Martha, and Family - 7 Harrison Street, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria (LA13)
    1871 U.K. Census - James Bushby, Wife Martha, and Family - 7 Harrison Street, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria (LA13)
    The census report shows James Bushby (age 38, born in St. Bees, Cumbria) living with wife, Martha (age 31, born in Scotland), and children Robert (age 12, born in Scotland), Walter (age 12, born in Scotland), John (age 6, born in Barrow), Martha Jane (age 4, born in Barrow), William James (age 2, born in Barrow), and Harrison (age 3 months, born in Barrow).

    Source Citation: Class: RG10; Piece: 4244; Folio: 44; Page: 24; GSU roll: 848079.

    Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1871 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1871. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1871. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England.
    1861 U.K. Census - James Bushby and wife Martha - Parish of Dalton, District of Barrow St. George
    1861 U.K. Census - James Bushby and wife Martha - Parish of Dalton, District of Barrow St. George
    The census shows James Bushby (age 32, born in Sandwick [?], Cumbria), a stone mason, living with his wife Martha (age 21, born in Stirling, Scotland), and sons Robert (age 2, born in Stirling, Scotland) and Walter (age 11 months, born in Stirling, Scotland).

    Source Citation: Class: RG9; Piece: 3170; Folio: 52; Page: 24; GSU roll: 543090.

    Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1861 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1861. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1861. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England.
    Last Modified 18 Mar 2009 
    Family ID F513881750  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    James Bushby Death Certificate - 3 Nov 1893
    James Bushby Death Certificate - 3 Nov 1893
    James Bushby, a farmer, died in Knock Fin at age 61 from consumption. He'd been ill for three years, and was not under a doctor's care. Place of birth shown as Sandwith, Cumberland, England; in NSW for 14 years. Buried at Church of England Cemetery, Lochinvar, NSW on 4 Nov 1893.

    Headstones
    Headstone for James Bushby and Martha [Aitken] Bushby
    Headstone for James Bushby and Martha [Aitken] Bushby
    Martha Bushby died 16 Oct 1922, Age 83 years, "Peace, perfect place."
    John Bushby died at Lochinvar, 3 Nov 1883, age 61 years.
    Plot: Row 7A, Lot 32

  • Sources 
    1. [S5016] Registers of St. Bees, Cumberland, H. B. Stout, A.R.I.B.A. (Transcriber), (Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society), Volume 1, Page 356 (Reliability: 3), 16 Sep 1832.
      "James son of James and Jane Bush of Sandwith, husbandman" (Ref. 757)

    2. [S5019] Baptisms - Barrow-in-Furness Cumbria (Reliability: 3), 08 Nov 1874.

    3. [S5016] Registers of St. Bees, Cumberland, H. B. Stout, A.R.I.B.A. (Transcriber), (Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society), Volume 3, Page 183, Line 376 (Reliability: 3), 27 Jan 1921.
      "James Bush and Jane Cragg"

    4. [S5016] Registers of St. Bees, Cumberland, H. B. Stout, A.R.I.B.A. (Transcriber), (Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society), Volume 3, Page 183 (Reliability: 3), 27 Jan 1821.

    5. [S4952] Scottish Statutory Records, (www.scotslandspeople.gov.uk) (Reliability: 3).