Bessie Jane Bathgate was born 21 March 1869 in Grafton, New South Wales, Australia to John Bathgate (1832-1891) and Susan Jane Hamlyn Gale (1832-1935) and died 7 August 1954 in 24 Pelliser Road, Putney, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. She married James Rowles (1866-1953) 1889 in Grafton, New South Wales, Australia.


Offspring of James Rowles and Bessie Jane Bathgate (1869-1954)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Charles J Rowles (1890-)
Violet May Rowles (1892-1981)
Francis A Rowles (1894-1917)
James Rowles (1896-1909)
Ruby Victoria Rowles (1898-1976) 10 October 1898 Maclean, New South Wales, Australia 31 March 1976 Manly, New South Wales, Australia Edwin Salisbury Bailey (1897-1973)

John William Rowles (1902-1980)
Fred Rowles (1905-1987)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
Ω Birth
  • BDM Index ref for birth: 11250/1869
₪ Wedding
  • BDM Index ref for marriage: 4742/1889
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 21815/1954
  • ROWLES, Bessie Jane.—August 7, 1954, at her daughter's residence, 24 Pelliser Road, Putney, widow of the late James Rowles, and loved mother of Violet, Ruby, John, Fred, and Alf, aged 85 years
The Sydney Morning Herald, 9 August 1954, page 16



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