French, James Henry

Male 1849 - 1915  (65 years)


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  • Name French, James Henry 
    Born 16 Dec 1849  Collingwood, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 24 Feb 1850  St Peter's Eastern Hill, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    Occupation labourer  [6, 7
    Residence Nov 1878  Avoca Lead, Avoca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Occupation 20 Nov 1880  [9
    Occupation Oct 1884  [10
    Occupation Dec 1893  [5
    Residence Dec 1893  Avoca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation From 2 Oct 1901 to 1915  [11, 12, 13
    Occupation 2 Apr 1915  [14
    Died 2 Apr 1915  Hospital, Avoca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15
    • chronic prostatitis and pyelo-nephritis (he had suffered these conditions for years)
    Buried 3 Apr 1915  Avoca Cemetery, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15
    Person ID I15  Shelley's Tree
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2016 

    Father French, James William,   b. 1824, Poole, Dorsetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1896, Lamplough, Avocashire, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Spence, Ann,   b. 23 Jun 1825, Gibraltar, Spain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1901, Murray Road, East Brighton, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 23 Jun 1845  St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F23  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Charlesworth, Mary Ann,   b. 15 May 1861, Lamplough, Avocashire, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1891, Lamplough, Avocashire, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 15 Nov 1878  The Manse, Avoca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 16, 17
    • Witness Role: consented [I173] George Ashton CHARLESWORTH
    Children 
     1. French, George Henry,   b. 1878,   d. 1879, Avoca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     2. French, James Thomas,   b. 13 Oct 1880, Avoca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1965, BRUN, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     3. French, Louisa Clementine,   b. Abt 1882, Avoca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1968, Ararat, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years)
     4. French, William Henry,   b. 31 Oct 1884, Avoca Lead, Avoca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1972, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     5. French, Albert Edward,   b. 1887, Avoca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1958, Maryborough Hospital, Maryborough, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     6. French, Florence May,   b. 28 Jul 1889, Avoca Lead, Avoca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1977, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F22  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Tregonning, Elizabeth,   b. 11 Sep 1858, Avoca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1952, Branch Creek, Strathpine, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1893  The Manse, Avoca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 18, 19
    • At the time of their marriage, James Henry French had five living children, and two dead, and Elizabeth Tregonning had two living children from previous marriages.
    Children 
     1. French, Walter Henry Ashton,   b. 1894, Avoca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1986  (Age 92 years)
     2. French, Bessie Ada,   b. 1896, Avoca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1981  (Age 85 years)
     3. French, Rosina Janet,   b. 1898, Avoca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1955, Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     4. French, Charles George,   b. 1899, Avoca Lead, Avoca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1969  (Age 70 years)
     5. French, Richard John,   b. 22 Aug 1901, Avoca Lead, Avoca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1963, Murrumbeena, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F14  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Baptism record for James Henry French, 1850, (St Peter's Church, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia: James Henry French, 1850), 26536.

    2. [S27] Death certificate: James Henry French, 1915, (James Henry French, 1915), 5799. (Reliability: 1).

    3. [S94] Death certificate of Ann FRENCH, 1901, (Ann FRENCH, 1901), 8669. (Reliability: 1).

    4. [S1641] Church records: St Peter's Eastern Hill Baptisms 1848-1915, p25, 24 Feb 1850, No. 367, James Henry French.

    5. [S5] Marriage certificate of James Henry French and Elizabeth Tregonning, 1893, (James Henry French and Elizabeth Tregonning, 1893), 6097.

    6. [S98] Marriage certificate of Richard John French and Annie Bennett, 1930, (Richard John French and Annie Bennett, 1930).

    7. [S100] Death certificate of Richard John French, 1963, (Richard John French, 1963), 3431. (Reliability: 1).

    8. [S23] Marriage certificate of James Henry French & Mary Ann Charlesworth, 1878, (James Henry French & Mary Ann Charlesworth, 1878), 4573.

    9. [S850] Birth certificate: James Thomas French, 1880.

    10. [S163] Birth certificate: William Henry FRENCH, 1884, (William Henry FRENCH, 1884), 21936.

    11. [S357] Victorian electoral roll entires for French in Avoca, (Avoca, Victoria, Australia: French), 1905, 1915.

    12. [S99] Birth certificate: Richard John FRENCH, 1901, (Richard John FRENCH, 1901), 24005. (Reliability: 2).
      2 Oct 1901

    13. [S558] Electoral roll: Victoria, Grampians, Avoca, French, 1909 and 1919.

    14. [S27] Death certificate: James Henry French, 1915, (James Henry French, 1915), 5799.

    15. [S1579] News: Death of James Henry French.

    16. [S514] James Henry French and Mary Ann Charlesworth, (Avoca, Victoria, Australia: James Henry French and Mary Ann Charlesworth, 1878).

    17. [S163] Birth certificate: William Henry FRENCH, 1884, (William Henry FRENCH, 1884), 21936. (Reliability: 2).

    18. [S27] Death certificate: James Henry French, 1915, (James Henry French, 1915), 5799. (Reliability: 2).

    19. [S347] Death certificate for Elizabeth French, 1952, (Queensland, Australia: Elizabeth French, 1952), 040831.