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James SILVER

Male 1898 - 1973  (75 years)


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  • Name James SILVER 
    Born 15 Mar 1898  Harvieston, Kinneff, Kincardine, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1898 births in the parish of Kinneff & Catterline, in the county of Kincardine.
      James Silver 1898 March fifteenth at 4pm at Harvieston Kinneff, male, son of Alexander Silver, farmer, and Ellen Jane Silver M.S.Watt who married 1894 March 16th at Kinneff. Informant: Alex Silver, father.

    Gender Male 
    Census 1911  No 37, 18 Great Western Rd, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • No 37, 18 Great Western Road, Aberdeen:
      Margaret RAE, head, widow, aged 51, boarding house keeper, born Aberdeen
      Alexander SILVER, boarder, aged 16, single, born Kinneff, Kincardineshire
      John SILVER, boarder, aged 14, single, Kinneff, Kincardineshire
      James SILVER, boarder, aged 13, single, born Kinneff, Kincardineshire

    Occupation Farm hand 
    Residence 1916  138 Crown St, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • As per brother John Watt Silver's will

    Residence 1918  15 Lilybank Place, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • As per newspaper report of brother John's death in WW1.

    Residence 1943  Beechmont, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1954  Beechmont, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1968  Beechmont, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _FGRAVE 215048763 
    Died 31 Aug 1973  Southport Hospital, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1973 Deaths in Queensland, Australia: DEATH in the District of BRISBANE, in the State of Queensland, 1973 Registered by Lionel Albert Stevens, Registrar-General. 1 Number 44471 Description - 2 When died and where 31 August 1973 Southport Hospital, Southport. 3 Name and surname, profession trade or occupation. JAMES SILVER. 4 Sex and age. Male 74* years. 5 (1) Cause of death. 1(a) Atrial fibrillation (b) Pulmonary edema (c) Congestive cardiac failure. (2) Duration of last illness. 2 Respiratory tract infection. 1 (a) months (b) four days (c) one month. (3) Medical attendant by whom certified. N. Glinka. (4) When he last saw deceased. 30 August 1973. 6 Name and surname of father. Alexander Silver. Profession, trade or occupation. Farmer. Name and maiden surname of mother. _ 7 Signature, description and residence of informant. Certified in writing by John S. Scott, NO Relation, Beechmont. 8 (1) Signature of Registrar. 10 September 1973. (2) Date (3) Place of registration. Brisbane. If Burial or Cremation Registered-
      9 When and where buried or cremated. 3 September 1973 Cremated at Allambe Gardens Crematorium Nerang. By whom certified. W.S.Healey.
      10 Name and religion of minister and/or names of two witnesses ofburial or cremation. Colin K.Kay Presbyterian L. Eames I.C.Pierce. 11 Where born and how long in Australian States, stating which. Harvieston, Scotland. 53 years. If Deceased was married- 12 (1) Where. Never married.
      I, Desmond Barry Tanner, Registrar-General, hereby certify that this is a true photographic copy of particulars recorded in an entry in a register kept in the General Registry Office, Brisbane.
      Dated 5 AUGUST 2003
      *Note that he was aged 75 as born 1898.

    Person ID I3072  Warren Nunn's Suffolk Nunns
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2022 

    Father Alexander SILVER,   b. 30 May 1858, Burnside, Maryculter, Kincardine, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1907, Kinneff, Kincardineshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Helen Jane WATT,   b. 6 Sep 1865, Hilton, Kinneff, Kincardine, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1905, Harvieston, Kinneff, Kincardine, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1894  Hilton, Kinneff, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1894 marriages in the parish of Kinneff & Catterline in the county of Kincardine. No 2 1894 on the sixteenth day of March at Mains of Hilton, Kinneff after publication according to the forms of the Free Church of Scotland. Alexander Silver farmer bachelor 35 of Harvieston, Kinneff . Father: Alexander Silver farmer (deceased)
      Mother: Isabella Silver M.S. Falconer (deceased) . AND Ellen Jane Watt farmer's daughter (spinster) 28 Mains of Hilton, Kinneff. Father: John Watt farmer (deceased)
      Mother: Isabella Watt M.S. Davnie Witnesses: James Hastings Free Church minister . Joseph Duncan Isabella Silver

      Transcript of wedding invitation sent to groom's brother James Silver in Australia Mrs. Watt requests the pleasure of ...... company at the marriage of her daughter , Ellen Jane, to Mr. Alexander Silver, on Friday 16th March, at half past one o'clock. An early reply will oblige. Hilton, Kinneff, Feb. 1894

      Aberdeen Journal 21 March 1894
      At Mains of Hilton, Kinneff, on the 16th inst., by the Rev. James Hastings. M.A., Free Church, Alexander Silver, farmer, Harvieston, to Ellen Jane, only daughter of the late John Watt, farmer

    Family ID F847  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
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    James Silver memorial plaque
    James Silver memorial plaque
    Note that he was aged 75 as born 1898. Also, death certificate shows he died 31 Aug 1973, but plaque shows 1 Sep 1973.
    Excerpt from James Silver's birth entry
    Excerpt from James Silver's birth entry
    Excerpt from James Silver's death certificate.
    Excerpt from James Silver's death certificate.

  • Notes 
    • His death certificate says he lived 53 years in Australia which means he arrived from Scotland about 1920. The nearest shipping record is of a James Silver, aged 22, who left in 1919 from Liverpool for Singapore. If that's him, he would have come to Australia by another vessel.