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James MERRILL

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Birth 1548/1871 BUSSEY SARAH A - THOMAS - GEORGINA P - SYDNEY

NSW Marriage 2403/1888 MERRILL JAMES - BUSSEY SARAH A - ST PETERS


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16307/1920 MERRILL SARAH A - THOMAS - GEORGINA P - NEWTOWN
2820/1943 MERRILL JAMES - JOHN - RACHAEL - HURSTVILLE

MERRILL James Death notice 17MAR1943 Death 84 late of Penshurst SMH 18MAR1943

Three trees have year as 1870 but no place of birth. I'd say they have not seen age at death and assumed James was a neat one year older than spouse Sarah.

Looking for the birth of James and any details on his family.

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A possible arrival, age close..

Assisted..
James Merrill
Age: 25
Port of Arrival: Sydney, New South Wales
Voyage Arrival Date: 25 Dec 1883
Vessel Name: Pericles
Origin Location: Lancashire, England
[Appears to be on his own]

1861 - Lancashire
Civil Parish: Droylsden
Ecclesiastical parish: St Mary
County: Lancashire
RD: Ashton Under Lyne
Sub-RD: Audenshaw
ED: 11; Piece: 2988; Folio: 85; Page: 27

John Merrill 37 [b. Manchester. Manager, cotton & worsted mill]
Rachel Merrill 38 [b. Delamere Forest, Cheshire]
Lucy Merrill 12 [b. Chorley]
Elisabeth Merrill 11 [b. Wilsden, Yorkshire]
Mary Merrill 9 [b. Droylsden, Lancashire]
William Merrill 5 [b. Opensham, Lancashire]
Jane Merrill 4 [do]
James Merrill 2 [b. Audenshaw]
Mary Bull 61 M-in-law [b. Kingsley, Cheshire]
Sarah Grice 18 servant [do]

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Edit: Found another arrival entry, has his occ. as Painter..
 
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Can't see him in UK after 1881

1881 - Lancashire
Civil Parish: Kearsley
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Street address: 47 Bolton Rd
RDt: Bolton
Sub-RD: Farnworth
ED: 16b; Piece: 3817; Folio: 36; Page: 19

John Merrill 57
Jane Merrill 24
James Merrill 22 [b. Audenshaw. Care Of Hoist In Cotton Mill]
Annie Merrill 19
John Merrill 17
Agnes M. Merrill 15

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Plenty of entries in 'Sands' with no occ. However, there is this, same occ. as the arrival entry..

James Merrell
Electoral Year: 1936
State: New South Wales
District: Darling
Subdistrict: Wentworth
[Occ. Painter. With a Florence, hd. Add: Farm No. 8 Coomealla]

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Thanks Geoff.

I'm a day late. :biggrin: The shipping reel ...

MERRILL James 25 'Pericles' 1883 Sydney Reel 2142

... it does not matter because there is no second reel with details of his parents.

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Not 1941 E/R Banks or Barton - that would fit for 1943 death in Penshurst, a southern Sydney suburb.
 
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2403/1888 MERRILL JAMES - BUSSEY SARAH A - ST PETERS * 31 Dec 1887

1887 MARRIAGES Solemnized in the District of St. Peter's Cooks River Road in the Colony of New South Wales Registered by J. N. Manning M.A. LL.B.
No. 78 December 31st 1887 St. Peter's Church Cook's River Road
James Merrill - Bachelor - Lancashire England - Carter - 24 - Macdonald Street Macdonaldtown - John Merrill & Rachel Ball - Mill Manager
Sarah Ann Bussey - Spinster - Surry Hills - - - 16 - Botany Road Waterloo - Thomas Bussey & Georgiana Coppens - Labourer
Married at St. Peter's Church, Cook's River Road According to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Church of England
Parties signed: James Merrill, Sarah Ann Bussey
Witnesses signed: George Hodgson Poole, Rose Eva Bishop
By me James N. Manning Officiating Minister


Very confusing because the registration district is St Peters which is an inner southern Sydney suburb - it's not the Church of St. Peter's that appears in the last column of the reg index entry.
 

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Births Sep Qtr 1858 MERRILL James Ashton 8d 346 mmn BALL

Birth BUSSEY SARAH A 1548/1871 THOMAS GEORGINA P - SYDNEY

Can't find the marriage in NSW or England for Thomas & G P.

1913 NSW Electoral Roll - ALEXANDRIA - ALEXANDRIA POLLING-PLACE
MERRILL James, 31 Park-street, carter
MERRILL Sarah Ann, 31 Park-street, domestic duties
 
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Death BUSSEY THOMAS 2335/1880 AGE 58 YEARS DIED SYDNEY SYDNEY

BUSSEY Thomas Funeral notice 23NOV1880 Funeral late of Surry Hills Sydney Morning Herald 22NOV1880

1913 ? Thanks.


Death BUSSEY GEORGINA P 4761/1915 GEORGE PHOEBE - REDFERN

BUSSEY Georgina Phoebe Death notice 13MAY1915 Death 87 at Alexandria Sydney Morning Herald 14MAY1915

DEATHS.
BUSSEY. -May 13, 1915, at the residence of her daugh-
ter, Mrs. J. Merrill, 13 Suttor-street, Alexandria,
Georgina Phoebe Bussey, in her 88th year.
 
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The Sydney Morning Herald - Mon 22 Nov 1880 p.12
Funerals.
THE FRIENDS of Mr. THOMAS BUSSEY are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral ; to move from his residence, No. 457, Bourke-street, Surry Hills, TO-MORROW (Tuesday) MORNING, at 8 o'clock, for the Necropolis. H. MASON, Undertaker, No. 2, Brisbane-street, 1 door from Oxford-street.

The Sydney Morning Herald - Fri 14 May 1915 p.7
FUNERALS
BUSSEY.-—The Friends of Mr. and Mrs. THOMAS
BUSSEY, Mr. and Mrs. THOMAS H. ELLIS, Mr.
and Mrs. JAMES ROME, and of Mr. and Mrs. JAMES
MERRILL are kindly invited to attend the Funeral
of their beloved MOTHER, Mrs. Georgina Bussey,
which will leave her daughter's residence, 13 Suttor-
street, Alexandria, THIS AFTERNOON, at 1 o'clock,
for Methodist Cemetery, Rookwood.
 
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Thomas born abt 1822 ?

married abt 1850 ?

The trees have no details.

Probably another Irish convict. :) Maybe not.

The first two in the index

BUSSEY PHOEBE K 600/1852 V1852600 56 THOMAS GEORGIANA

BUSSEY MARY A 1475/1853 V18531475 56 THOMAS GEORGIANA

Wesleyan Methodist baptisms
 
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THOMAS BUSSEY 58 23/11/1880 Zone A Methodist Old 03A OC 1132

GEORGINA P BUSSY 87 14/05/1915 Zone A Methodist Old 03A OC 1132


Not finding much in Trove on Thomas.
 
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I, Thomas Bussy do hereby declare that I am a Member of, or hold Communion with, the Wesleyan Methodist Church [signed] Thos. Bussy
I, Georgianna Coppin do hereby declare that I am a Member of, or hold Communion with, the Wesleyan Church [signed] Georgianna Coppin
I, Benjamin Hurst, of Sydney, Minister of the Wesleyan Church, do hereby certify that Thomas Bussy, of Surry Hills Sydney and Georgianna Coppin, of Wooloomooloo, were joined together in Wedlock by me on the eighth day of April 1851, at Surry Hills, in the presence of Simon Deely and Martha Clegg, both of Sydney.
Witnesses signed. [signed] Benj Hurst Wesleyan Minister

Bap V1852600 56/1852 BUSSEY PHOEBE K THOMAS GEORGIANA

Wesleyan Baptisms in the Sydney East Circuit in the County of Cumberland 1852
No. 102 Phoebe Elizabeth - Thomas & Georgianna Bussey Abode: Paddington Quality or Profession: Labourer When Born: 2nd January 1852 When Baptised: 1st February 1852 By whom the Ceremony was performed: Benj Hurst

Bap V18531475 56/1853 BUSSEY MARY A THOMAS GEORGIANA

Wesleyan Baptisms in the Parish of Surry Hills in the County of Cumberland 1853
No. 107 Mary Anne - Thomas & Georgianna Bussey Abode: Surry Hills Quality or Profession: Labourer When Born: October 1st 1853 When Baptised: November 6th 1853 By whom the Ceremony was performed: John Watsford
 

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