James Meikle Abernethy, 18651938 (aged 72 years)

Name
James Meikle /Abernethy/
Given names
James Meikle
Surname
Abernethy
Birth
Census
Address: Whiterigg Cottage
Note: Counted were:

Counted were:
Thomas age 26 head Manager born abt 1845 Glasgow Lanarkshire
Mary aged 27 wife born abt 1844 Dundee, Forfarshire
James son aged 5 born about 1866 Botherwell Linlithgowshire
Elizabeth daughter 1 month born abt 1871 Whiterigg Lanarkshire

Census
Address: Whiterigg Cottage
Note: Counted were:

Counted were:
Thomas Abernethy head age 36 Oil works manager born about 1845 Glasgow Lanarkshire
Mary Ann wife 37 born abt 1844 Dundee, Forfashire
James son 13 born abt 1868 Bathgate Linlithgowshire Oil works clerk
Agnes daughter 9 scholar born about 1872 Whiterigg Lanarkshire
Thomas son 6 scholar born abt 1875 Whiterigg Lanarkshire
Mary Ann 4 daughter born abt 1877 Whiterigg Lanarkshire
Susan daughter aged 1 born abt 1880 Whiterigg, Lanarkshire
Jessie Nicholson aged 15 General servant born abt 1866 Skye Invernesshire

Immigration
Note: Thomas and Mary Ann and their family departed Plymouth and arrived in Australia onboard the ship 'Chimborazo' in 1885.

Thomas and Mary Ann and their family departed Plymouth and arrived in Australia onboard the ship 'Chimborazo' in 1885.

The Abernethy family lived at 16 Prospect Street Granville. Thomas was a 'shale oil refiner'. He was employed by the Kerosine and Mineral Co. at its Granville refinery. He was engaged from Scotland to supervise the production of various shale oil commodity by-products such as kerosene, lubricants, soap and wax candles. The candles were the 'Southern Cross' brand.

Death
Family with parents
father
Abernethy, Thomas (abt 1845-1928)
18431928
Birth: 1843 Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: January 21, 1928Granville, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
mother
18431910
Birth: about 1843 Dundee, Forafshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: June 2, 1910Granville, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Religious marriage Religious marriageSeptember 11, 1863Rutherglen, Lanark, Scotland, United Kingdom
10 months
elder brother
18641864
Birth: July 17, 1864 21 21 Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: between July 17, 1864 and December 31, 1864
11 months
himself
18651938
Birth: June 20, 1865 22 22 Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1938Canterbury, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
18671868
Birth: August 27, 1867 24 24 Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1868
23 months
younger brother
18691870
Birth: July 8, 1869 26 26 New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1870New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
19 months
younger sister
18711877
Birth: February 2, 1871 28 28 Whiterigg, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1877New Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
14 months
younger sister
18721936
Birth: March 30, 1872 29 29 Whiterigg, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1936New Zealand
2 years
younger brother
18741902
Birth: July 15, 1874 31 31 Whiterigg, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: April 18, 1902Granville, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
younger sister
18771939
Birth: about 1877 34 34 Whiterigg, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1939Lawson, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger sister
18791919
Birth: 1879 36 36 Whiterigg, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1919Auburn, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
younger sister
18821945
Birth: about 1882 39 39 Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: 1945Concord, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
9 years
younger sister
18901930
Birth: July 22, 1890 47 47 Granville, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: 1930New South Wales, Australia
Census

Counted were:
Thomas age 26 head Manager born abt 1845 Glasgow Lanarkshire
Mary aged 27 wife born abt 1844 Dundee, Forfarshire
James son aged 5 born about 1866 Botherwell Linlithgowshire
Elizabeth daughter 1 month born abt 1871 Whiterigg Lanarkshire

Census

Counted were:
Thomas Abernethy head age 36 Oil works manager born about 1845 Glasgow Lanarkshire
Mary Ann wife 37 born abt 1844 Dundee, Forfashire
James son 13 born abt 1868 Bathgate Linlithgowshire Oil works clerk
Agnes daughter 9 scholar born about 1872 Whiterigg Lanarkshire
Thomas son 6 scholar born abt 1875 Whiterigg Lanarkshire
Mary Ann 4 daughter born abt 1877 Whiterigg Lanarkshire
Susan daughter aged 1 born abt 1880 Whiterigg, Lanarkshire
Jessie Nicholson aged 15 General servant born abt 1866 Skye Invernesshire

Immigration

Thomas and Mary Ann and their family departed Plymouth and arrived in Australia onboard the ship 'Chimborazo' in 1885.

The Abernethy family lived at 16 Prospect Street Granville. Thomas was a 'shale oil refiner'. He was employed by the Kerosine and Mineral Co. at its Granville refinery. He was engaged from Scotland to supervise the production of various shale oil commodity by-products such as kerosene, lubricants, soap and wax candles. The candles were the 'Southern Cross' brand.