James Sheppard
(1798-1863)
Maria Baldwin
(1802-1841)
William Blundell
(1806-1874)
Mary Ann Ward
(1811-1887)
Jesse Sheppard
(Cir 1835-1908)
Catherine Blundell
(1842-1917)

James Edwin Sheppard
(1858-1950)

 

Family Links

Spouses/Children:
1. Elizabeth Fisher

2. Mary Nicholl

James Edwin Sheppard

  • Born: 1858, Daventry, Northamptonshire England 39
  • Christened: 16 Jun 1859, Daventry, Northamptonshire England
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Fisher on 20 Mar 1881 in Pontypool, Gwent, Wales UK
  • Marriage (2): Mary Nicholl on 29 Mar 1922 in Rozelle, Sydney, NSW Australia
  • Died: 22 Sep 1950, Orange, NSW Australia at age 92
  • BuriedMale: Sunday 24th September, 1950, Baptist Cemetery, Orange, NSW Australia (No Monument)

   Another name for James was James Edward Sheppard.

  General Notes:

James father was Jesse and mother was Katherine
In 1893 Jesse lived at Werrington, Sydney. Jesse died in 1908 at Orange. Jesse's father was also a James and mother was Maria Baldwin. They married 12/05/1825
James & Elizabeth arrived in Sydney 1882
In 1919 James (jnr) was a sanitary collector at Orange. They lived at Forest Rd & McLachlan St Orange
In 1893 Electoral rolls James had a freehold at Werrington, Sydney Australia but lived at Langtry Rd Auburn, Sydney. Worked for Clyde Engineering
James was an ironmonger when Susan was born in 1896 & a sanitary collector in Orange when Susan married in 1919.
1896 lived at Werrington
1906 lived at Forest Rd Orange and by 1915 they were at 23 McLachlan St, East Orange
For many years James was a deacon of Orange Baptist Church and was made a life deacon on 16th December 1917 aged 87.
Buried at Baptist Cemetery, Orange
Married again (29/03/1922) after Elizabeth died - Mary Robertson (twice widowed) son George Spowart died 1937 in Orange. Mary's parents were David and Margaret.
Mary died at Orange 16/3/1958 buried Plymouth Brethern section at Orange

James left each of his children a house each in his will so he had obviously collected a substantial amount of money during his lifetime.

  Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: Ironfounder, Ironmonger & Sanitary Collector. He had his own horse drawn cart to collect the cans which he stored in the big shed at the back of 23 Forest Rd Orange

Property. In 1906 James & Elizabeth lived in Forest Rd Orange & by 1915 were at 23 McLachlan St East Orange. Electoral rolls also show James living at Langtry Rd Auburn. He also built houses at 25 & 27 Forest Rd Orange which he originally rented out then sold.

fact. For many years James was a member and Deacon of Orange Baptist Church and was made a life deacon on 16/10/1947, aged 87

second marriage. James married again after Elizabeth died in 1916 - Mary Robertson (originally Mary Nicholl who was born in Fifeshire, Scotland) who was twice widowed. Her first husband was George Spowart. James and Mary were married at Rozelle 29/3/1922. Mary's parents were David and Margaret.
Mary died at Orange 16/3/1958 (aged 95) and is buried in th Plymouth Brethren section of Orange Cemetery. Mary had a son James Spowart by her first marriage in Dumferline, Scotland. James was a grocer and lived at 4 Kite Stree East Orange in 1928. James died 11/10/1937 and is buried in the Plymouth Brethren section of Orange Cemetery & is buried in the same grave as his mother Marywhich is tended by Mary Sheppard regularly.

Emigration. James & Elizabeth arrived in Sydney in 1882

Residence. 1893 James and Elizabeth lived in Langtry Road Auburn, but owned land at Werrington.

Residence. 1896 James and Elizabeth lived at Werrington.

Residence. 1906 James and Elizabeth lived at Forest Road Orange.

Residence. 1915 James and Elizabeth lived at 23 McLauchlan Street. East Orange.

connection. 40 Jennifer & Brian Munro 's links to me are as follows:

Jennifer Jacobs married Brian Munro
Her father was Jack Jacobs who married June McGarrity
Her father was Leslie James Robert McGarrity
His father was Robert (Bob) McGarrity who married Catherine Ann (Kate) Sheppard (1882)
Her father was James Sheppard (1858) & he also had Susan Sheppard (1896) who married Winthrop Larkinson (1889)
They had Dulcie Larkinson (1926) who married Colin Davies (1925)
They had Robyn Bray (nee Davies) (1950)

connection. 41,42 Donna East links to me as my 3nd cousin is as follows:

Donna East (c1970)
Her father is Robin Alfred East (c1940)
His father was Alfred East (1912) who I think ran East's Beach Caravan Park? Certainly his daughter Judith and son Terry did? who married Ruth Cherry (C1910)
Her father was Clarence Cherry (1885) who married Ethel Sheppard (1884)
Her father was James Sheppard (1858) & he also had Susan Sheppard (1896) who married Winthrope Larkinson (1889)
They had Dulcie Larkinson (1926) who married Colin Davies (1925)
They had me - Robyn Bray (nee Davies) (1950)

connection. 43 Allan Walker's links to me as my second cousin are as follows:

Allan Walker (1946)
His father was Mervyn Walker (1919)
His father was William Walker (1866) who married Jessie Sheppard (1892)
Her father was James Sheppard (1858) & he also had Susan Sheppard (1896) who married Winthrope Larkinson (1889)
They had Dulcie Larkinson (1926) who married Colin Davies (1925)
They had me - Robyn Bray (nee Davies) (1950)


James married Elizabeth Fisher, daughter of Joseph Sparrow Fisher and Anne Rosser, on 20 Mar 1881 in Pontypool, Gwent, Wales UK. (Elizabeth Fisher was born in 1860 in Weynes Wilts, Trevethin, Monmouthshire, Wales UK 44 and died on 28 Apr 1916 in Orange, NSW Australia.)


James next married Mary Nicholl, daughter of David Nicholl and Margaret Pedery, on 29 Mar 1922 in Rozelle, Sydney, NSW Australia. (Mary Nicholl was born circa 1860 in Fife, Fifeshire Scotland, died on 16 Mar 1958 in Orange, NSW Australia and was buried in Plymouth Bretheren Section Of Orange Cemetery, NSW Australia.)

  Noted events in their marriage were:

fact. Mary's parents David & Margaret were present at the wedding.


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