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James Alexander ARKLEY

Burial Location:Kookynie  (details...)
Occupation: Miner
Place of Death: Cosmo Street, Kookynie
Date of Death: 24 July 1905
Date of Burial:25 July 1905
Age:40 years
Cause of Death:Tubercular Disease of Lungs
OGM Ref#: 1685


The deceased had spent 35 years in Victoria before moving to Western Australia. He and his wife had two little girls and two more were born and died while they lived in Kookynie. The story of both little girls appears in this website. His estate was valued at £108. 8s which was left to his wife. Jean had lived through the deaths of two of her daughters, in October 1904 and February 1905, only to face the death of her husband five months later. To assist with her living expenses, Jean took in washing and eventually remarried on 12 August 1908 to Thomas Arthur Gordon Brown (Marriage Registration 12/1908, Blackwood). The couple had a son in 1911. Jean died in December 1932 in Perth.

Parents:Isabella (nee WHITE) and Robert ARKLEY (Plasterer)
Spouse:Jean (Jennie) PATON
Marriage Details:1895, Victoria; Marriage Registration 1757/1895, Victoria
Children:Ellen Isabella, born 1898; Jessie Elizabeth born 1899; and 2 deceased females
Birth Details:1865, Gaffney's Break, Victoria; Birth Registration 22689/1865
Death Certificate:805/1905
State Records Office: James Alexander Arkley AU WA S34 cons3403 1905/157 Item - Part of FILES - PROBATE

Relatives click name for details:
Daughter Beryl ARKLEY