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Ball James1890 - 1931 (41 years)
Name Ball James Born 17 Sep 1890 124 Ashworth Street,Rochdale,Lancashire,England  Gender Male Census 1891 Ashworth Street Spotland, Rochdale,Lancashire,England  Census 1901 55 Molyneux Street,Rochdale,Lancashire,England  FACT 6 Aug 1904  Obtained copy of birth certificate Residence 4 Feb 1915 Fire Station Circular Quay,Sydney,NSW,Australia  Occupation 24 Jun 1916  Labourer Residence 3 Jul 1922 Fire Station Circular Quay,Sydney,NSW,Australia Residence 7 Nov 1923 Fire Station, Kogarah, NSW,Australia Occupation Bef 3 Oct 1931  Fireman Died 3 Oct 1931 Garthowen 10 Campbell Street, Bexley, NSW,Australia [7, 8, 9, 10] Cause: Cerebral Haemmorhage Obituary 6 Oct 1931 ,Rockdale, NSW,Australia  Buried 6 Oct 1931 Woronora Cemetery,Sutherland,NSW,Australia [7, 8, 12]
- Grave 783 Section 5 C of E
Obituary 9 Oct 1931  FACT Member GUOOF Pride of Kogarah Lodge  Probate 14 Oct 1931 ,,NSW,Australia [14, 15] Notes
- JAMES BALL late of Bexley
NSW Fireman died 3rd October
1931 Intestate An election to
administer the unadministered Estate
was filed on 27th August 1953. 
Person ID I16 GeniAus Family Tree Last Modified 9 Dec 2022
Father Ball John James, b. 2 Jan 1866, Passmonds Spotland, Rochdale,Lancashire,England , d. 15 May 1950, State Hospital and Home, Liverpool, NSW,Australia (Age 84 years) Mother Royds Emily, b. 4 Apr 1865, Shepherd Street, Rochdale,Lancashire,England , d. 3 May 1944, Newington State Hospital, Newington, NSW,Australia (Age 79 years) Married 16 May 1887 Baillie Street Chapel (United Methodist), Rochdale,Lancashire,England Family ID F19 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Parkinson Harriet, b. 17 Sep 1879, Beck Lane Carlinghow,Batley,Yorkshire,England , d. 12 Jul 1940, 24 Hampton Court Road, Kogarah, NSW,Australia (Age 60 years) Married 24 Jun 1916 Baptist Church, Liverpool, NSW,Australia [6, 17, 18] Children 1. Ball James William, b. 29 Jun 1918, Terminus Street, Liverpool, NSW,Australia , d. 27 Sep 1990, Calvary Hospital, Kogarah, NSW,Australia (Age 72 years) Last Modified 15 Mar 2021 Family ID F7 Group Sheet | Family Chart
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Photos John James Ball and son James Ball
- [S23] Birth Certificate.
- [S37] Find my past, 1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription.
Birth town as transcribed
Birth county as transcribed
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census
Census, Land & Substitutes
- [S55] 1901 English Census.
- [S23] Birth Certificate.
- [S22] NAA, A6770 BALL J BALL JAMES : Service Number - 4599 : Date of birth - 17 Sep 1890 : Place of birth - LANCASHIRE ENG : Place of enlistment - Unknown : Next of Kin - BALL EMILY Access status: Open Location: Canberra 1911 - 1970 4393808.
- [S19] Marriage Certificate.
- [S24] Death Certificate.
- [S3020] The Propeller (Hurstville, NSW : 1911 - 1954), Fri 9 Oct 1931 P.1.
DEATH OF FIREMAN JAS. BALL. Flags on fire stations in the city and suburbs were flown half-mast on Mon- day as a mark of respect to Mr. James Ball, of the Rockdale Fire Brigade, who died on Sunday. The late fire- man, was aged 42 years, and lived at Campbell Street, Bexley. The deceased was a senior fireman of the Rockdale Brigade, being previously stationed at Kogarah. The late Mr. Ball was a member of the Pride of Kogarah Lodge, G.U.I.O.O.F. The funeral took place on Tuesday, the interment being made in the Church of England portion of the Woronora Cemetery. Prior to the funeral cortege, which was largely at- tended, leaving for the cemetery, a short service was held at the Rockdale Fire Station. A large number of rela- tives; friends, fire brigade officers, and friendly society members, were pre- sent at the graveside.
- [S2] Sydney Morning Herald, 6 October 1931.
MR. JAMES BALL. Flags on fire stations in the city and suburbs were flown half-mast yesterday as a mark of respect to Mr. James Ball, of the Rockdale Fire Brigade, who died on Sunday. The late fireman was aged 42 years, and lived in Camp- bell-street, Bexley. His funeral will leave the Rockdale fire station at 9 o'clock this morn- ing.
- [S3024] NSW Death Index, NSW Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, 15916 / 1940 .
BALL HARRIET 15916 / 1940 WILLIAM HENRY MARTHA JANE KOGARAH
- [S2] Sydney Morning Herald, Tuesday 6 October 1931 P12.
MR. JAMES BALL.
Flags on fire stations in the city and suburbs were flown half-mast yesterday as a mark of respect to Mr. James Ball, of the Rockdale Fire Brigade, who died on Sunday. The late fireman was aged 42 years, and lived in Camp- bell-street, Bexley. His funeral will leave the Rockdale fire station at 9 o'clock this morn- ing.
- [S2] Sydney Morning Herald, Tue 6 Oct 1931 Page 5 .
BALL.—The Relatives and Friends of the late
Mr. JAMES BALL (Senior Fireman), of Garth-
owen, 10 Campbell-street, Bexley, are invited to
attend his Funeral; which will leave the Fire
Station, Princes Highway, Rockdale, THIS TUES-
DAY, after a service at 9 a.m., for Church of
England Cemetery, Woronora, by road. Motor
Funeral. Electric train leaves Central at 9.4
a.m., and Rockdale at 9.22 a.m., for Sutherland
Station. CHARLES KINSELA.
Motor Funeral Director,
7 Seven Ways, Rockdale.
BALL.—Officers and Members of PRIDE OF
KOGARAH LODGE, No. 8855, G.U.O.O.F., are
invited to attend the Funeral of Bro. JAMES BALL;
to leave Rockdale Fire Station, THIS TUESDAY,
after a service at 9 a.m., for Church of England
Fix this textCemetery, Woronora, by road. H. O. BEEKMAN, W.M.
- [S146] The Biz (Fairfield), 9 October 1931.
Mr. James Ball.
Mr. James Ball, 43, fireman of'
Rockdale, the eldest son of Mrs
Emily Ball, of Liverpool, died from
a stroke last Sunday.
His remains were interred at the
- [S2] Sydney Morning Herald, Wednesday 14 October 1931.
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES -Probate Jurisdiction -In the Estate ol JAMES BALL late of Bexley in the State of New South Wales Fireman deceased intestate -Applica- tion vwill be made after fourteen days from the publication hereof that administration of the Estate of the abovenamed deceased may be granted to HARRIET BALL the Widow of the said deceased and all notices and claims may be served at the undermentioned address Mrs H BALL, 10 Campbell-street Bexley
- [S2813] SRNSW, http://api.records.nsw.gov.au/items/197797.
James Ball - Date of Death 03/10/1931, Granted On 29/10/1931
James Ball - Date of Death 03/10/1931, Granted On
- [S2] Sydney Morning Herald, Thu 3 Sep 1953 Page 10 .
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- [S2822] The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 - 1950) (, 1916 'WEDDING BELLS.', The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate (Parramatta, NSW : 1888 - 1950), 1 July, p. 11, viewed 6 January, 2015, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article86072617.
On Saturday the Baptist Church, Liver-
pool, was crowded to excess on the occa-
sion of tho marriage of Mr. James Ball,
eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. James Ball, of
'Dorking Villa,' Liverpool, to Miss Har-
riet Parkinson, eldest daughter of Mr. W.
H. Parkinson, of Batley, Yorkshire, Eng-
land. The Rev. W. Bain officiated at the
ceremony; and the bride was given away
by her brother, Mr. R. Parkinson, while
Mr. James Kay was best man and Mr.
Pettitt groomsman. The bride was pret-
tily attired in grey pallette silk, relieved
with creme maltese lace, hat en suite, and
carried a handsome bouquet of white
camellias. Miss E. Grundy, bridesmaid,
wore a grey crepe de chine frock and black
velvet hat; Miss Ball, bridesmaid, creme
crepe -de chine, relieved with lace and
minon. mobcap to match; Mrs. Ball, black
crepe de chine and lace, relieved with heli-
otrope, black hat to match. After the cere-
mony the party, adjourned to the residence
of the bridegroom's parents in George
street, where over 100 guests sat down to
breakfast, at which the Rev, W. Bain pre-
sided, The Rev. W. Bain, In proposing the
toast of 'The KIng,' referrcd to the ser-
vice both the bridegroom and his brother
had rendered to King and country in the
army and navy. Mr. and Mrs. Ball, Jun.,
will make Liverpool their future home.
Many presents wore received: — Mrs. J.
Ball, sen., cheque and house furnishings;
Mr. R. Parkinson, hanging lamp; Mr. Fred
Ball, silver cake stand; Miss Ball, celery
glasses; Mr. J. Kay, clock and cutlery; Mr.
R. Walsh and Miss McGuire, silver butter
dishes; Mr. Frank Weeks and Miss Rose-
bridge, .silver salad dishes ; Mr, Frank
Madden, set carvers;; Mr. T. Fielding and
Miss Sedgewlck, silver tea pot; Miss Lees
(2), silver cruet; Mr. Alex Lee, silver
pickle jar; Mr. and Mrs. C. Turner, Mrs.
Claughton and Miss Pollard, eider down
quilt; Mr. Geo. Chapple, silver tea spoons;
Miss: Edna Schell, silver jam dish; Cor-
poral Ferguson (R.S.A.), silver butter
dish; Mr. H. Watt and Miss Wilcoxson,
silver jam dish: Rev. W. Bain, Bible - Mr.
Pettltt (H.M.A.S. Yarra), silver breakfast
cruet; Alderman and Mrs. P. Everington,
silver butter dish; Mrs. Birchmeyer, silver
trinket casket; Mr. and Mrs. Osborne, ' sil-
ver fruit stand; Mr. and Mrs. Hunt, kit-
chen requisites; Miss Markham, set salad
dishes; Mr. and Mrs. Grundie, silver fruit
dish; Misses: Grundy silver biscuit bar-
rel; Nurse Collins, set glasses and jugs;
Misses Andrews, salad bowl; Mrs. Bush,
cutlery;. Mr. Bush, silver butter dish; Mr.
and Mrs. Laurence Murphy, silver jam
dish; Mrs. M. A. King, set, silver tea
spoons; Mr;, and Mrs. Leathart, silver vase;
Mr. David and Miss Dolly Mills, tea ser-
vice; Mr. Shepherd and Miss Bower (Syd
ney), tea set; Mr. and Mrs. Chapple, silver
jam dish; Mrs. Brin, set glasses; Mr. and
Mrs. J. Grinsdod. silver Jam dish; Mr.
and Mrs. James Munro, silver butter dish;
Mrs. Wood, silver dish; Mrs; Jones, break-
fast cruet; Mr. R. Robinson, silver dish;
Miss Hanns, dishes; Mr. and Mrs. F. Hunt,
Jun., jardiniere, etc.; also presents from
Mrs. Ratcllffe, Mr. and Mrs. Giles, Mr.
Tom Wylie, Mr. J. Stone, and many others.
- [S37] Find my past, New South Wales Marriages 1788-1945 Transcription.
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- [S23] Birth Certificate.