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Burial Location:Kookynie  (details...)
Occupation: Miner
Place of Death: Kookynie
Date of Death: 03 September 1910
Date of Burial:04 September 1910
Age:73 years
Cause of Death:Senility, Chronic Bronchitis, Mitral Disease
OGM Ref#: 1968


The deceased had lived in South Australia for 30 years before moving to Western Australia. He left an estate valued at £130 to his daughter, Caroline Cogan (nee Curtis).

The deceased's mother, Caroline Hambley, was born in 1807 in Plympton, Devon, England. She married James Curtis on 4 April, 1836 at Stoke Damerel, Devon, England. He was born in 1809 in Gwennap, Cornwall, England. James was the eldest of their four known children. The others were: Caroline born 1838; Blanch born January 1840; William John Henry born 1846. Their father died in October 1885 and their mother the following year.

Parents:Caroline (nee HAMBLY) and James CURTIS (Miner)
Spouse:Margaret BARRY
Marriage Details:14 May 1866, Kadina, South Australia; Marriage Registration 68/42, Adelaide
Children:Caroline Mary born 5 July 1867; James William Secombe born 24 January 1870; Twins John and Thomas Henry born 22 November 1873 (died aged 5 days); Richard Joseph born 30 August 1875; Thomas Henry born 11 January 1878; 1 female deceased
Birth Details:Circa 1837, Plympton, Devonshire, England
Death Certificate:24/1910, North Coolgardie
State Records Office: James Curtis AU WA S34 cons3403 1911/167 Item - Part of FILES - PROBATE