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John Neave1

M, #993, b. 8 January 1824, d. 23 January 1860
  • Birth*: John Neave was born on 8 January 1824 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; OPR page 428, 1824, Neave, David Neave and Isobel Calder had their 1st child born 8th and baptised 11th January named John.2,1
  • He was the son of David Neave and Isabel Calder.
  • Baptism: John Neave was baptised on 11 January 1824 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; OPR page 428, 1824, Neave, David Neave and Isobel Calder had their 1st child born 8th and baptised 11th January named John.2,1
  • Marriage*: He married Barbara Donald on Sunday, 19 April 1846 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1846, April 19, Neave & Donald, John Neave tailor and Barbara Donald both residing in this parish, were three several times proclaimed in the Church of Forfar in order to marriage, and were afterwards married.3
  • (Emigrant) Emigration*: John Neave and Barbara Donald emigrated in 1853 from to Australia; passenger list : Neave, John, 28; Barbara, 28.4
  • (Deceased) Death*: John Neave died on 23 January 1860 at Tyson'd Reef Co mine, Bendigo, Australia, at age 36 NEANE (NEEVE/NEAVE), James (John), 36 years - 25 January, 1860 "B" Forfar, Scotland Fall down shaft at Tysons Reef Co., on 23 January, 1860. While Neane was coming up out of the 145 ft deep shaft by hanging onto the rope, it about 50 ft from the surface he was struck by the descending bucket. He fell to the bottom of the shaft and was quite dead and smashed about when found by his work mates. Dr Hoyle attended, and the body was taken to a store room belonging to the company. Neane had been in the Colony 4 years, this mine was operated by horse whim.
    A request was made to Mr Rosenblatt the Landlord of the Bakers Arms, Irish Town to allow the body to be removed to his premises but this was refused. "We did not know how far this is sanctioned by the Publicans Act". Luis Rosenblattt had a letter in the paper the next day (25th January) denying HE had refused but the owner Mr Schellenberger had some objections". Next day 26th January Mr Schellenberger had a letter in explaining the rear of the hotel was unsuitable and mentioned other closer hotels.
    Jury Verdict: "Accidental Death" should not have hung on to rope, should have used the bucket.
    Married: ?? - 2 children
    Father: David: Mother: "Unknown"
    Burial: WHITE HILLS. Common - unmarked C. ofE. "2032".
    Ref: Bendigo Advertiser - Tuesday 24/1/1860 -2D".
    Inq.89.4,5,6

Census Events

Member of Household6 June 1841John Neave was listed along with David Neave in the 1841 census at North Side Dundee Road, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. David Nevay, 40, linen hand loom weaver, Angus; Mrs Nevay, 40, Angus [and David Niven, 75, flax dresser, outside census county; Mrs Niven, 75, outside census county; Andrew Niven, 30 ag lab, Angus; Ann Niven, 25, Angus; John Forrest, 50, wright, Angus; Mrs Forrest, 50, Angus; Jean Forrest, 16, Angus; Margaret Forrest, 14, Angus; Mrs Miller, 50 pirn winder, Angus; Elisabeth Miller, 20, Angus; John Hutton, 69, farmer, Angus]; John Nevay, 17, linen hand loom weaver, Angus.7
Head of Household30 March 1851He was listed as head of household along with spouse Barbara Donald in the 1851 census at Newmonthill, Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland. John Neave, head, 27, handloom weaver linen Forfar; Barbara, wife, 27, Dundee; also in the household were David Donald Neave.8
Last Edited: 18 Apr 2018

Parents:

Father*: David Neave b. 28 Jul 1800, d. 16 Feb 1876
Mother*: Isabel Calder b. c 1800, d. 3 Jul 1881

Family:

Barbara Donald b. c 1824
  • Marriage*: John Neave married Barbara Donald on Sunday, 19 April 1846 at Forfar, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1846, April 19, Neave & Donald, John Neave tailor and Barbara Donald both residing in this parish, were three several times proclaimed in the Church of Forfar in order to marriage, and were afterwards married.3

Children:

Citations

  1. [S40] WF [Feb 2006].
  2. [S35] Old Parochial Register of pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland) GROS OPR birth 1824 Forfar [Apr 2013].
  3. [S36] Old Parochial Register of marriage,pre-1855 (General Record Office of Scotland) GROS OPR marriage 1846 Forfar [Apr 2013].
  4. [S40] [Apr 2013].
  5. [S32] Newspaper Article, Australia, Mount Alexander Mail 1860-01-27 [Feb 2017].
  6. [S32] Australia, Bendigo Advertiser 1860-01-26 [Feb 2017].
  7. [S13] Website FreeCEN UK Census Online Project (http://www.freecen.org.uk/).
  8. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Source Citation: Parish: Forfar; ED: 5; Page: 8; Line: 6; Roll: CSSCT1851_64; Year: 1851. Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. 1851 Scotland Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006. Original data: Scotland. 1851 Scotland Census. Reels 1-217. General Register Office for Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland. [Apr 2013]