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James Buckman was born 6 July 1846 in Stoney Range, New South Wales, Australia to Jabez Buckman (1818-1901) and Mary Ann Albury (1821-1906) and died 23 June 1923 Ryde, New South Wales, Australia of pneumonia. He married Harriet Buckman (1851-1925) 12 May 1873 in Holy Trinity Church, Berrima, New South Wales, Australia.



Children



Offspring of James Buckman and Harriet Buckman (1851-1925)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Isabella Buckman (1874-1949)
Ernest Buckman (1876-1950) 12 July 1876 Mittagong, New South Wales, Australia 22 February 1950 Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Ida May Glass (1876-1947)
Sydney Buckman (1878-1924)
Alice Jane Buckman (1879-1955)
James Augustus Buckman (1881-1888)
Harriet Buckman (1884-1952)
Ellen Buckman (1887-1919)
Lily May Buckman (1889-1968)
Laura Emily Buckman (1892-1964)
Raymond Terrace James Buckman (1894-1966)










Obituary

Death of Mr. James Buckman.

Died at his son's residence, Ryde, on June 22, Mr. James Buckman, aged 76 years. Deceased was very well known in the Raymond Terrace district where he carried on a sawmill about 25 years ago on the river bank in Peter Dron-street. In those days he had the contending factors of low prices and wet years to contend with and though timber then sold at 12/6 100 feet there was little demand, so that Mr. Buckman decided to remove to the Mudgee district, which he did, and for some years carried on a mixed business of farming and timber cutting. He eventually with increasing years gave up this occupation, and retired, and at the time of his death from pneumonia, was living with his son at Ryde. Deceased was held in high esteem as a straight forward man and his death will be regretted by many friends in the district. He leaves a widow and eight of a family, three sons and five daughters. Mr. Jesse Buckman, of Gloucester is a brother.

The Gloucester Advocate, 3 July 1923, page 2








Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 7809/1923
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