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James Reid MAXWELL

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James born abt 1818 where? Scotland probably. Arrived in Australia ???


The Sydney Morning Herald - Wednesday 14 July 1852 p.3
MARRIED
By special license, on the 13th Instant, by the Rev. A. Salmon, Mr. James Reid Maxwell, of Sofala, to Frances Cumberland, eldest daughter of Job Twine, Esq., of Grove Farm, Moreton Bay.

Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) - Tuesday 3 March 1857 p.1
MOULTON, FROM GLASGOW
CAIRD, PATERSON, AND CO., Agents. Monday, 2nd March, 1857.
...
1 package, to James R. Maxwell, Sofala, shipped by Orr and Davie for John Maxwell.


Death 12103/1896 MAXWELL JAMES R - ALEXANDER - ELIZABETH - WOOLLAHRA

The Sydney Morning Herald - Tuesday 28 July 1896 p.1
DEATHS
MAXWELL.-July 26, at his residence Risca, Waverley-road, Woollahra, James Reid Maxwell, in his 78th year.
 

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Hi Dave

I've put this in because of the occ.

Sands:
Name/Business Name: James Maxwell
Year: 1886
District: Woollahra
Page No: 652
[Parcel delivery. William Street]

There is this also, it gives an occ.

Name/Business Name: James Maxwell
Year: 1890
District: Woollahra
Page No: 776
[There are 3x James' on this page [not easy to read]. Also a James R Maxwell, baker]
Nothing for Waverley Road where he died :rolleyes:

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There looks to be a few cases of insolvency for a James Reid Maxwell from the 1850's - 1879, some in the Sydney area, this one puts him in Sofala. Maybe there were 2x James Reid Maxwell's :rolleyes:

Freeman's Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1932) Wednesday 3 August 1864
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James Reid Maxwell, of Sofala, storekeeper, on
petition tind affidavit. Mi. Humphrey,' official
assiL-nge. End Quote

Still no hints of parentage/birth or arrival :rolleyes:

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Thanks Geoff.

It seems James was born abt 1818 in Glasgow.


The Sydney Morning Herald - Wednesday 17 September 1862 p.8
L A W.
BATHURST CRIMINAL COURT.
(Abridged from the Free Frets.)
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9.
Before Sir Alfred Stephen, C. J.
Cum Fat and Ah Chong were indicted for breaking into the Post Office at Sofala, on the 21st of July last, and stealing therefrom one hundred £10 notes, one hundred £5 notes, and one hundred £1 notes, the property of the Postmaster General. ...


The Sydney Morning Herald - Tuesday 28 July 1896 p.1
DEATHS
MAXWELL.-July 26, at his residence Risca, Waverley-road, Woollahra, James Reid Maxwell, in his 78th year.

The Sydney Morning Herald - Tuesday 28 July 1896 p.8
Funerals.
MAXWELL.-The FUNERAL of the late JAMES REID MAXWELL will leave his late residence
Risca, Waverley-road, Woollahra, at 1 o'clock THIS DAY, Tuesday, for the Necropolis. REUBEN W. THOMAS, Undertaker and Embalmer, 11 York-street. Telephone 1734.

Methodist 3B/OC 0000152 MAXWELL JAMES R 28 Jul 1896

Rookwood Independent Cemetery
Surname MAXWELL
Given Names JAMES R
Denomination Methodist
Section 3B/OC
Grave Number 0000152
Date of Interment 28 Jul 1896


The burial record is a bit curious - same grave number but a different section. ???

The Sydney Morning Herald - Monday 27 April 1885 p.1
Deaths.
MAXWELL.-April 26, at Ada-terrace, Old Parramatta-road, Forest Lodge, Sydney, Frances
Cumberland, the beloved wife of James R. Maxwell, aged 57 years, eldest daughter of the late J. Twine, Newnham, Gloucestershire, England.

The Sydney Morning Herald - Monday 27 April 1885 p.12
Funerals.
THE FRIENDS of Mr. JAMES REID MAXWELL are informed that the Funeral of his deceased beloved WIFE will move from his residence, Ada-terrace, Old Parramatta-road, Forest Lodge, THIS DAY, Monday, at 2 p.m., and proceed to the Necropolis.
Mrs. W. KINSELA, 118 Oxford-street.

Methodist 2B/OC 0000152 MAXWELL FRANCIS 27 Apr 1885

Rookwood Independent Cemetery
Surname MAXWELL
Given Names FRANCIS
Denomination Methodist
Section 2B/OC
Grave number 0000152
Date of interment 27 Apr 1885
 

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Freeman's Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1932) - Wednesday 3 August 1864 p.5
INSOLVENCY.
SATURDAY. - SURRENDERS.
James Reid Maxwell, of Sofala, storekeeper, on petition and affidavit. Mr. Humphrey, official assignge.

The Sydney Morning Herald - Saturday 20 August 1864 p.8
INSOLVENCIES DURING THE MONTH
Estimated Liabilities Estimated Assets
James Reid Maxwell, Sofala Storekeeper 5129 19 9 3836 8 7

The Sydney Morning Herald - Wednesday 3 October 1866 p.4
IN the Legislative Assembly, yesterday.-
... The following were agreed to as formal motions :
... by Mr. DONNELLY, for the printing of a petition from James Read Maxwell and others, in respect of the robbery of the Sofala Post-office ;

The Sydney Morning Herald - Friday 7 July 1871 p.2
INSOLVENCY COURT.
THURSDAY.
BEFORE THE CHIEF COMMISSIONER.
SURRENDERS.
James Reid Maxwell, of Riley-street, Surry Hills, Sydney, agent, Liabilities, £129 1s 6d. Assets, £46 13s. Mr Sempill, official assignee.

The Sydney Morning Herald - Wednesday 3 July 1872 p.3
INSOLVENCY COURT.
Tuesday.
Before the Chief Commissioner.
COURT BUSINESS.
Thursday, July 4, at 11 am.-Before the Chief Commissioner:
Accounts current and plans of distribution for confirmation in the following estates :-
...
2. Estate of James Reid Maxwell, a dividend of 1s. 3d., 6-13ths per £, in addition to 3s. 4d., 7-16ths per£, already paid, towards equalising dividend of 5s. per £, upon one debt proved subsequently to the confirmation of first plan of distribution.

The Sydney Morning Herald - Tuesday 4 March 1879 p.6
INSOLVENCY COURT.-MONDAY.
Before the CHIEF COMMISSIONER.
In the matter of Richard Sim ... James Reid Maxwell deposed that he was in the employment of Mr. Sim as salesman and collector at the time of his insolvency. ...
 
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Children
Bap V18541937 56/1854 MAXWELL JOHN F - JAMES R - FRANCES C

Wesleyan Baptisms in the Parish of Bathurst in the County of Bathurst 1854
John Frederick - James Reid & Frances Cumberland Maxwell Abode: Sofala Quality or Profession: Storekeeper When Born: Augt. 1st 1854 When Baptised: Augt. 27th 1854 By whom the Ceremony was performed: Joseph Fillingham

3298/1856 MAXWELL ELIZABETH F - JAMES R - FRANCES C - BATHURST
4952/1858 MAXWELL FRANCES C - JAMES R - FRANCES C - BATHURST
12376/1860 MAXWELL HERBERT J - JAMES R - FRANCES C - SOFALA
13673/1862 MAXWELL ARTHUR - JAMES R - FRANCES C - SOFALA
14982/1864 MAXWELL FLORENCE A - JAMES R - FRANCES C - SOFALA
6242/1867 MAXWELL CLARA I - JAMES R - FRANCES C - BATHURST
3822/1871 MAXWELL CONSTANCE MARIAN - JAMES REID FRANCES - GLEBE

The Sydney Morning Herald - Saturday 23 January 1886 p.26
Funerals.
THE FRIENDS of Mr. JAMES REID MAXWELL are informed that the Funeral of his deceased DAUGHTER, Mrs. Elizabeth F. Cox, will leave her late residence, Attleborough House, Oatley-road, Paddington, THIS DAY, Saturday, at 1.30 p.m., and proceed to the Necropolis. REUBEN W. THOMAS (late Mrs. J. Thomas and Son), Undertaker, 44, York-street.

Marriage 7601/1895 LEEDER THOMAS H - MAXWELL FLORENCE A - RANDWICK

The Sydney Morning Herald - Saturday 7 July 1900 p.1
Marriages.
MAXWELL - FAGAN.-June 13, 1900, at No. 75 Union-street, Pyrmont, by the Rev. W. M. Dill Macky, Herbert James, second son of the late James Reid Maxwell, Glasgow, to Martha, eldest daughter of the late Thomas Fagan, Maitland, New South Wales.

The Sydney Morning Herald - Wednesday 8 August 1906 p.16
FUNERALS
MAXWELL.-The Funeral of the late CONSTANCE MARION, youngest daughter of the late James Reid Maxwell, will leave the residence of her sister, Mrs. T. H. Leeder, Mears-avenue, Randwick, THIS AFTERNOON, at 12.15 for St. Jude's Church, thence after service to the Necropolis.

The Sydney Morning Herald - Monday 23 April 1917 p.6
DEATHS
MAXWELL-April 21, 1917, Clara Isabel Maxwell, of Linwood, Carabella-street, Kirribilli, beloved sister of Mrs. T. H. Leeder, and fourth daughter of the late James Reid Maxwell.

Death 17751/1943 LEEDER THOMAS HENRY - JOHN PALMER - ANNIE - CHATSWOOD

The Sydney Morning Herald - Tuesday 31 August 1943 p.8
DEATHS
LEEDER.-August 30, 1943, Thomas Henry Leeder, of 68 Carabella Street, Kirribilli, dearly loved husband of the lale Florence Annie Leeder and loved father of Norman (deceased) and Constance.

Looking at the children shows James moved from Sofala to Sydney. Forest Lodge = Glebe. I don't think there are 2x James Reid.

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Hi Dave

Enjoy your break? gibbo and I were only saying/wondering an hour ago re. your whereabouts :biggrin:

Good to see you back..

Yeah, JRM's early years are still a little hazy to say the least...

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Had a great time thanks Geoff. Weather was kind. Travelled some roads I've never been on before. Be going to another family reunion roughly same time next year. Will be held at a different town again so we all get to see some more of NSW.

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Had a great time thanks Geoff. Weather was kind. Travelled some roads I've never been on before. Be going to another family reunion roughly same time next year. Will be held at a diferent town again so we all get to see some more of NSW.

Dave
Excellent, also good to check up on any new info that may be available..
 

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Even a connection to another part of my tree with LEEDER family.

Possible brother:

Death 1600/1889 MAXWELL ALEXANDER - ALEXANDER - ELIZABETH - SYDNEY

Not in Ryerson - Can't find a notice in TROVE
 
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