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James Buchanan b June 30 1876 Calivil, Durham Ox, Vic, Australia to John Robert and Mary Buchanan nee Hartle. What became of James, did he marry, when did he die and where? James had 2 siblings that I have traced, John George, (my Grandfather) came to NZ and Elizabeth married Bower, lived and died in Melbourne, Australia. This is a difficult nut to crack for me. Kath
 

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Hello Kath,

That looks like Raywood-Durham Ox Road, Calivil, or a property called 'Durham Ox' in Calivil or a property called 'Calivil' in Durham Ox. Between Bendigo & Kerang.

I don't have the Victorian BMD on disc nor access to the Electoral Rolls apart from the index. I can see 4 Elizabeth BOWER in Victoria in 1903 E/R.

I'll see what else I can find.

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Hello Kath,

Surname: BUCHANAN
Given Names: John George
Event: B
Spouse Surname/Father: John Robert
Spouse Gvn Names/Mother: Mary HARTLE
Age:
***:
Birth Place: KERA (stands for Kerang)
Death Place:
Year: 1875
Reg Number: 3142
Denomination:
Parish:
Fiche:

Surname: BUCHANAN
Given Names: James
Event: B
Spouse Surname/Father: John Roberts
Spouse Gvn Names/Mother: Mary HARTLE
Age:
***:
Birth Place: DURH (stands for Durham)
Death Place:
Year: 1876
Reg Number: 15659
Denomination:
Parish:
Fiche:

Surname: BUCHANAN
Given Names: Eizabeth
Event: B
Spouse Surname/Father: John Robert
Spouse Gvn Names/Mother: Mary HARTLE
Age:
***:
Birth Place: KERA (stands for Kerang)
Death Place:
Year: 1878
Reg Number: 3495
Denomination:
Parish:
Fiche:


His marriage in Victoria:

Surname: BUCHANAN
Given Names: Jas
Event: M
***: M
Spouse Surname/Father: MOSS
Spouse Gvn Names/Mother: Phoebe Lydia
Age:
Age Code:
Birth Place: DURHAM
Death Place:
Year: 1893
Reg. Number: 4860


Reverse look up of marriage:

Surname: MOSS
Given Names: Phoebe Lydia
Event: M
***: F
Spouse Surname/Father: BUCHANAN
Spouse Gvn Names/Mother: Jas
Age:
Age Code:
Birth Place: CARLTON
Death Place:
Year: 1893
Reg. Number: 4860

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Hello Kath,

A James BUCHANAN, farmer of Diggora (not far away to the east) died 1903 and he left a Will. I've read the Will and seen the death registration and it's a different James. There is the death of yet another James and that's not the one either. No sign of his death in Victoria unless there is some error in the registration.

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Hello Kath,

Marriage in Victoria:

Surname: BUCHANAN
Given Names: Elizth Marion
Event: M
***:
Spouse Surname/Father: BOWER
Spouse Gvn Names/Mother: Albt Ernt
Age:
Age Code:
Birth Place: KERANG
Death Place:
Year: 1903
Reg. Number: 2444


Deaths in Victoria:

Surname: BOWER
Given Names: Elizabeth Marion
Father: Buchanan Unkno
Mother: UNKNOWN
Death Place: PARK = Parkdale or Parkville
Age: 77
Age Code:
Year: 1959
Reg Number: 13695
Event: D

Parkville is just south of Coburg and Parkdale is much further south.

Surname: BOWER
Given Names: Albt Ernest
Father: Bower John
Mother: Alice ADAMS
Death Place: COBURG
Age: 75
Age Code:
Year: 1948
Reg Number: 6032
Event: D

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Dave, whew! you have been busy on my behalf. It all looks spot on. Looks like I'll be requesting another Marriage cert from Vic BDM to see if James marriage includes his parents names then I've got him! Well, you did! I'll let you know. Kath
 

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Hello Kath,

You are welcome

I wonder where James died. Looks as though it was not in Victoria.

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Hi Kath and Dave,

A possibility for James death in QLD

Ref. number 1938/39462
Name James Buchanan
Father John Robert
Mother Mary Ellen Hartlo

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Hello gibbo,

:D I didn't look across that border. :2fun:

Yes, it certainly looks like the one.

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Hello gibbo,

:D I didn't look across that border. :2fun:

Yes, it certainly looks like the one.

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Hi Dave,
Its a pity the QLD indexes dont have the district of where the event occured on them. Oh well now it appears he was in QLD it might make it easier to find some info on him.
 

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Hello,

Yes. I looked for spouse Phoebe in E/R and for her death in Qld. & NSW and didn't see her. I checked Ryerson too. There are 5 James in 5 different E/R Divisions in 1936 in Qld. :rolleyes: I can't see his death in NLA.

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Hello,

Yes. I looked for spouse Phoebe in E/R and for her death in Qld. & NSW and didn't see her. I checked Ryerson too. There are 5 James in 5 different E/R Divisions in 1936 in Qld. :rolleyes: I can't see his death in NLA.

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Hi Dave,
I cant find Phoebe in the indexes or James in the papers neither. I didnt check births:eek: wonder if they had kids in QLD :confused: Will go and have a sticky now and see what comes up just on the off chance.

Went and checked but the births only go until 1914 and didnt find any with parents as James and Phoebe.
 

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Yes, possibly a son. :)
Pity the WW2 records arent on line as it would have a address for Phoebe, would be interesting to see if she was living in VIC or QLD.
Found this on James Mayo

Service Record
Name BUCHANAN, JAMES MAYO
Service Australian Army
Service Number VX81138
Date of Birth 8 Jun 1901
Place of Birth MELBOURNE, VIC
Date of Enlistment 13 Jul 1942
Locality on Enlistment TOORAK, VIC
Place of Enlistment ROWVILLE, VIC
Next of Kin BUCHANAN, PHOEBE
Date of Discharge 1 Apr 1946
Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Posting at Discharge 128 AUSTRALIAN GENERAL HOSPITAL
WW2 Honours and Gallantry None for display
Prisoner of War No
 
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Would a Lieutenant Colonel aged 45 list his mother as NOK :rolleyes: :eek: :confused: :eek: >:D :)
:2fun: :2fun: Well i was thinking the same thing Dave. What if he never married therefore putting mum as next of kin. Or we could see if we can find a marriage for this James Mayo and see if he married a Phoebe and that might help confirm things, i think:confused: :rolleyes:
Or maybe a birth for him and see who his parents are:confused:
 
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Dave and Gibbo, it's like watching a game of tennis reading the to and fro of your replies. I went to Vic BDM but was unsure about the marriage of James and Phoebe as the dates make James only 17 at the time, his brother and sister married much older. Not that that's a yardstick but was wondering? Thanks for the heads up to look in Queensland though.
Kath
 
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