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Ball John James

Male 1866 - 1950  (84 years)


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  • Name Ball John James 
    Born 2 Jan 1866  Passmonds Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1871  45 Passmonds, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Age 5 Scholar
    Census 1871  Bears Hill, Passmonds, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Age 5
    Census 1881  44 Albert Street Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Assistant in warehouse
    Occupation 16 May 1887  ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Warehouse Man 
    Residence 16 May 1887  44 Albert Street Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 17 Sep 1890  ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Wool Salesman 
    Residence 17 Sep 1890  124 Ashworth Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1 May 1897  ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Wool Stapler 
    Census 1901  55 Molyneux Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Woolstapler. 6 others in household. RG13 3836 119 15 123
    Emigration 7 Jun 1906  Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Per Afric Age 40 Single Wool Buyer
    Occupation Aft 1908  Challenge Woollen Mills, Liverpool, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 5 Nov 1910  Liverpool, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Father's will
    Milit-Beg 14 Jun 1916  ,Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Regimental number5785
      Place of birthRochdale, England
      ReligionChurch of England
      OccupationWoolclasser
      AddressGeorge Street, Liverpool, New South Wales
      Marital statusMarried
      Age at embarkation41
      Height5' 5"
      Weight131 lbs
      Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Ball, George Street, Liverpool, New South Wales
      Previous military service3 years Durham Light Infantry, 5 years Lancashire Volunteers. England. Discharged own request.
      Enlistment date14 June 1916
      Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
      Rank on enlistmentPrivate
      Unit name26th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
      AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
      Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
      Regimental number from Nominal Roll85744
      Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
      Unit from Nominal RollSpecial Service Unit
      FateReturned to Australia 24 October 1919
      Discharge date20 November 1919
      Other details

      Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
    Residence 1937  State Hospital, Liverpool, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Wool Classer
    Residence 1943  State Hospital, Liverpool, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 15 May 1950  State Hospital and Home, Liverpool, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Senile Myocarditis, Arteriosclerosis of coronary arteries, Prostatic Hypertrophy. Notified by Fred Ball, son.
    Buried 16 May 1950  Rookwood Crematorium, Rookwood, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Probate 13 Sep 1951  [10
    • JOHN JAMES BALL late of Liv- erpool but formerly of Parramatta NSW Wool Classer died 15th May 1950 Administration with the will dated 16th September 1947 annexed was granted on 13th Sep- tember, 1951.
    Notes 
    Person ID I18  Geniaus Family Tree
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2013 

    Father Ball James,   b. 12 Nov 1837, ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1911, 44 Albert Street Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Clegg Betty,   b. Abt 1835, ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1878, 169 Edenfield Road Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1858  St.Clements Church Spotland, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F21  Group Sheet

    Family Royds Emily,   b. 4 Apr 1865, Shepherd Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1944, Newington State Hospital, Newington, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 16 May 1887  Baillie Street Chapel (United Methodist), Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13, 14
    Children 
     1. Ball Hannah Kathleen,   b. 13 Feb 1887, ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1974, Base Hospital, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Ball James,   b. 17 Sep 1890, 124 Ashworth Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1931, Garthowen 10 Campbell Street, Bexley, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     3. Ball Fred,   b. 1 May 1897, 84 Molyneux Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1972, Cronulla Nursing Home, Cronulla, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. Ball Emily Zara,   b. 12 Dec 1899, ,Rochdale, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1959, ,,NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Last Modified 28 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F19  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 17 Sep 1890 - 124 Ashworth Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    John James Ball and son James Ball
    John James Ball and son James Ball

  • Sources 
    1. [S23] Birth Certificate.

    2. [S19] Marriage Certificate, John James Ball and Emily Royds.

    3. [S19] Marriage Certificate.

    4. [S23] Birth Certificate.
      James Ball
      Have copy

    5. [S23] Birth Certificate, Fred Ball.

    6. [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1954 > New South Wales > 1937 > Werriwa > Liverpool >.

    7. [S48] Ancestry.co.uk, Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1954 > New South Wales > 1943 > Werriwa > Liverpool >.

    8. [S24] Death Certificate.
      Have copy

    9. [S2] Sydney Morning Herald, 16 May 1950.

    10. [S89] NSW State Records, Record series containing this item: Series 4-380281.

    11. [S2] Sydney Morning Herald, 21 Sept 1951.

    12. [S13] WWW, http://archiver.rootsweb.com/th/read/LANCSGEN/1998-08/0902371708.

    13. [S19] Marriage Certificate, Sep 1887 Rochdale 8e 77.

    14. [S113] Norma Jean Ball, Interview at Wingham 28/5/2011.