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James Calder

M, #2641, b. 30 November 1879, d. 13 October 1946
  • Birth*: James Calder was born on 30 November 1879 at Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland; 1879 births in the district of Arbroath in the county of Forfar, ref 688; James Calder born 1879 November Thirtieth at 7h 15m am at 20 West Mary Street Arbroath; male, parentsJohn Gray Calder, law clerk and Agnes Junor Calder ms MacKay who married 1875 February 17th at Arbroath; signed John G Calder father present, registered 1879 December 18th at Arbroath signed Alex Webster registrar.2,3
  • He was the son of John Gray Calder and Agnes Junor Mackay.
  • Milit-Beg*: James Calder began military service say 1899 Calder—Jim Calder, son of Mr John G. Calder, Dundee; joined Roberts Horse, and served under General Brabant. Severely wounded at Senekel, 1901. [No. 613]4
  • Event-Misc*: James Calder and Amelia Martha Botha celebrated their Mortage Bond ref KAB/DOC/LEER/ 4/1/1267 / 01 / 3094 and KAB/DOC/LEER/ 4/1/1275 / 01 / 3840 in 1907 at Cape Town, South Africa.5
  • Marriage*: James Calder married Amelia Martha Botha on Friday, 12 April 1907 at Cape Town, South Africa.6
  • (Deceased) Death*: James Calder died on 13 October 1946 at Government Hospital, Que Que, Gweld, Rhodesia, at age 66 Death Notice: pursuant to the provisions contained in "The administration of estate ordinance no 6 of 1907"; name James Calder, birthplace Arbroath Scotland nationality British, parents Father & Mother both unknown (now deceased), age at death 67 years 11 months, condition in life (occupation) miner (gold mines), name of surviving spouse Mrs Amelia Martha Calder married in community of property, place of last marriage Cape Town 12th April 1907, day of decease thirteenth October at Government Hospital, Que Que, Gweld; usual residence no 3 West Avenue Que Que; Names of children & whether major or minor, Mrs A E Wilkinson (major), Mr A N Calder (major), Mr A S H Calder (major), Mr J C J Calder (minor), Anne Small Calder (minor); deceased has left moveable property, not left immoveable property, estimated that the estate exceeds £200, deceased has left a will; dated at Que Que, on 14th day of October 1946 signed A S H Calder son of deceased.6
  • (Deceased) Death: He died on 13 October 1946 at Government Hospital, Que Que, Gweld, Rhodesia, at age 66 Southern Rhodesia: Information of a Death: Chapter 140; deceased James Calder, male, usual rsidence no 3 West Avenue Que Que, age 67 years 11 months, race European, birthplace Scotland, married, 5 children, occuation miner (gold), date of death Thirteenth October 1946, place of death Government Hospital Que Que, intended place of burial Que Que Cemetery, cause of death pulmonary silicosis & tuberculosis, duration of last illness 10 years, medical man;'s name & place of residence Dr M I Hirsch, Globe & Phoenix Mine, Que Que, informant signature A S H Calder, son of deceased - present at death, residence 133 (a) Fort Street Bulawaye; registered 14th October 1946 at Gwele at Que Que, signed A M Brown for D/R Req VIII deputy registrar, no of entry 14/46.6
  • (Interred) Burial*: He was buried after 13 October 1946 at Cemetery, Que Que, Gweld, Rhodesia.6

Census Events

Member of Household3 April 1881They was listed as a member of the household of John Gray Calder and Agnes Junor Mackay in the 1881 census at 20 West Mary Street, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland. James Calder, son, 1, Arbroath; John G Calder, head, mar, 37, solicitor's accountant, Letham of Dunnichen; Agnes P Calder, wife, mar, 29, St Vigeans.7
Member of Household5 April 1891They was listed as a member of the household of John Gray Calder and Anna Just Small in the 1891 census at 14 George Street, Arbroath, Forfarshire, Scotland. James C Calder, son, 11, scholar, Arbroath; John G Calder, head, 47, accountant (law office), Dunnichen; Ann J S Calder, wife, 35, Broughty Ferry.8
Last Edited: 10 Dec 2016

Parents:

Father*: John Gray Calder b. c 1844, d. 17 Mar 1906
Mother*: Agnes Junor Mackay b. c 1852, d. 1882

Citations

  1. Muster Rolls of Angus via Internet Archive http://archive.org/stream/musterrollangus00brodgoog#page/n244/mode/2up [Aug 2012]
  2. [S30] LDS 1881 Census from 1881 census [Feb 2006].
  3. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), image held, GROS statutory births 272/00 0688 [Jul 2012] from IK.
  4. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) Muster Rolls of Angus via Internet Archive http://archive.org/stream/musterrollangus00brodgoog#page/n244/mode/2up [Aug 2012].
  5. [S49] Website Web Site online (www.) NAAIRS http://www.national.archsrch.gov.za/
  6. [S40] From IK [Jul 2012].
  7. [S30] LDS 1881 Census 1881 census [Feb 2006].
  8. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) Parish Arbroath & St Vigeans; ED 24; page 18; line 10; roll CSSCT1891_82 [May 2012].