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James Henry Beckwith (1860 - 1950)

James Henry Beckwith
Born in Adelaide, South Australia, Australiamap
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Husband of — married 1903 in Fremantle, Western Australia, Australiamap
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Died in Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australiamap
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PARENTS. Joseph Beckwith & Elizabeth Maria (Morris) Beckwith

BIRTH. 8 Apr 1860, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

BIRTH. SA BDM Birth Reg: #15/328: 1860
Family name BECKWITH
Given names James Henry
Father Joseph BECKWITH
Mother Elizabeth Maria MORRIS
Place of birth District of Adelaide


(Oct 1883). To WESTERN AUSTRALIA. The steamship Franklin arrived at Albany from Adelaide at eleven o'clock this morning, bringing, the following passengers ; — Messrs. Monger, Henderson, Shenton, Mather, Badcock, Warner, Sander, Warden, Tassel, Beckwith (two), and Fairfield; and two Chinamen.

MARRIAGE. 1903, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia

MARRIAGE. 1903, Sabina Mary Josephine Moran, daughter of Bernard J Moran & Ann (Lavelle) Moran

MARRIAGE. WA BDM Marriage Reg: #654/1903
Family name Beckwith
Given names James
Family name of Spouse Moran
Given names of Spouse Sabina Josephine Mary
Place of marriage Fremantle


(1) James Reginald Leopold Beckwith, b. abt. 1903, d. 26 Aug 1956, m. 1929, Amy Esther Lowrie, daughter of ??
(2) Roy John Beckwith, b. 18 Jan 1906, d. 19 Nov 1973, m. 1929, Doris Ritter, daughter of Herman Ritter & Louisa Mary (Wentworth) Ritter
(3) Arthur William Beckwith, b. abt. 1907, d. 3 Jul 1970, m. 1940, Beatrice Camile Pedrotta, daughter of Louis George Pedrotta & Annie E (Cross) Pedrotta,, div. 1946
(4) Ivy Victoria Mary Beckwith, b. abt. 1913, d. 19 Mar 1967, m. 1950, Baynard Vivian Hitchens, son of William Hitchens & Edith S (Jones) Hitchens

(1949). PERSONAL. AGED 90 HE SCORNS DOCTORS, LOVES BEER AND BETS. James Henry Beckwith, of 58 View-st, North Perth, will be 90 on April 3. He likes drinking and betting. A wiry veteran of the North West, his advice to a Mirror reporter was "take no notice of the doctors. Between you and me, I'm going to 100 and maybe even more." . . . Beckwith came to W.A. in 1883 from S. A., went to the North West first as a telegraph linesman, later as a drover. . . .

DEATH. 4 Jun 1950, Royal Perth Hospital, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

DEATH. WA BDM Death Reg: #1235/1950
Family name Beckwith
Given names James H
Place of death District of Perth

DEATH NOTICE. BECKWITH. On June 4, 1950, at the Royal Perth Hospital, James Henry, the dearly loved husband of Sabina, and devoted father of Reg, Roy, Bill and Ivy: aged years.

DEATH NOTICE. BECKWITH (James Henry): On June 4, devoted father of Reg, father-in-law of Amy, grandfather of Jim, Valma and Maxine. At rest.

DEATH NOTICE. BECKWITH (James Henry)— At Perth on June 4th, 1950, loved brother of Mrs. J. Moore, of 130 Sanford Street, Geraldton, and fond uncle of Maude, Alice, Leslie (deceased), Ella, Doris any Ivy. As you rest in peaceful sleep, / Your memory we will always keep.

Age 90 years
Place of residence NORTH PERTH
Date of Death 04/06/1950
Area or Denomination ANGLICAN
Section WG
Gravesite 0806

Death of Spouse: 4 Jun 1966, Perth, Western Australia, Australia


  • Birth: SA BDM Birth Reg: #15/328: 1860
  • Marriage: WA BDM Marriage Reg: #654/1903
  • Death: WA BDM Death Reg: #1235/1950

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