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Burial Location:Davyhurst  (details...)
Occupation: Miner
Place of Death: Golden Pile Gold Mines Ltd, No 1 Lease, Davyhurst
Date of Death: 23 December 1910
Date of Burial:24 December 1910
Age:51 years
Cause of Death:Heart failure, asphyxia
OGM Ref#: 1366


James' father, John, was born in 1816 in Lanarkshire, Scotland. His mother was born in 1826 in Rosshire, Scotland. They married in 1849 at La Rose, Victoria, and the marriage produced 11 children - but sadly not all lived to adulthood. They were: Ann, born and died 1850; Agnes, born 1851, died 1859; Catherine born 1853, died the following year; John born 1854 also died the following year; Margaret born and died in 1855; Annabella born 1857, died 1859; Ann born and died 1860; Mary Christina born 1862, died 1864; John George born 1863; and William Donald Duncan born 1866. Both parents died in Victoria, John in 1884 and Christian in 1900. James was working as a miner in Mulwarrie in 1903 before moving to Davyhurst in 1908. He had a heart attack while working at the Golden Pile Mine. He left an estate valued at £571 2s 2d to John Robert, his eldest son, under attorney to James' wife, Sarah. He had spent 36 years in Victoria before arriving in Western Australia.
Parents:Christian Christina (nee McDONALD) and John WILLIAMSON
Spouse:Sarah Evelyn Sydney MUSTEY
Marriage Details:6 November 1883 at Lancefield, Victoria; Marriage Registration 6079/1883
Children:John Robert born 2 February 1885, Birth Registration 3808/1885, Lancefield; Charles William born 7 February 1888, Birth Registration 4250/1888, Lancefield; 1 male deceased
Birth Details:17 March 1859, Melbourne, Victoria; Birth Registration 5741, La Rose, Victoria
Death Certificate:1/1911, North Coolgardie
State Records Office: James Williamson AU WA S34 cons3403 1911/173 Item - Part of FILES - PROBATE