John James Flowerdew

(1846 - 1910)

Detailed biography

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Personal details

Birth

     John was born on 20 September 1846 in Garden Lane, Great Yarmouth, EnglandG. The birth was registered on 7 October 1846 in the Sub-district of Great Yarmouth in the District of Great Yarmouth in the County of Norfolk.1,2,3,4 He was the son of Benjamin Flowerdew and Elizabeth Tubby.1,3,4

Family surname

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Death

     He died at age 63 on 6 August 1910 in Dellwood, College Street, Drummoyne, AustraliaG. The official cause of death was "malignant disease of the liver". He had been ill for 8 months.4 His body was interred on 8 August 1910 in Balmain CofE Cemetery, Leichhardt, AustraliaG.4

Family life

Marriage

     He married Grace House on 22 December 1870 in St Andrews Cathedral, Sydney, AustraliaG. He was a bachelor Mariner of Sydney and she a spinster of Liverpool Street, Sydney. His father, Benjamin, was a ship's carpenter. Her father was a Labourer.1,2,5,6,4

Children of John James Flowerdew and Grace House

Children of John James Flowerdew

Life event details

Census, occupation and residence information

  • He was employed by SS "Ann Roydon" as an Able Seaman on 14 October 1865. The ship voyaged to Calcutta and back.7
  • He was employed by SS "Brunnelle" as an Able Seaman on 26 March 1866. The ship undertook a voyage to Quebec and return.8
  • On 22 December 1870 John James Flowerdew was occupied as a mariner.1,4
  • On 22 December 1870 John James Flowerdew lived in Sydney, AustraliaG.1
  • On 16 May 1900 John James Flowerdew was occupied as a labourer "engineer."9
  • On 6 October 1900 John James Flowerdew lived in 6 Sutton Street, Balmain, AustraliaG.6

Witnessed events

Remaining events

  • He living in Australia before 1891.11,12

Resources

Citations

  1. [S97] Marriage Certificate for John Flowerdew and Grace House, Number 1196, Volume 1870, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 22 December 1870.
  2. [S104] Birth Certificate for Ada Grace Flowerdew, 4478/1881, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 24 November 1881.
  3. [S169] Birth Certificate for John James Flowerdew, BxBz 305592, General Register Office, England, 17 Oct 1846.
  4. [S201] Death Certificate for John James Flowerdew, 9090/1910, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 8 Aug 1910.
  5. [S147] Death Certificate for John House, 2062/1888, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 13 Dec 1888.
  6. [S198] Death Certificate for Grace Flowerdew, 11694/1900, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 8 Oct 1900.
  7. [S92] Merchant Navy ship discharge docket, SS Ann Royden, John Flowerdew, 15 Mar 1866, Fleming Family History Archive held by Jim Fleming, A18660315."Certificate of Discharge - Ann Royden."
  8. [S93] Merchant Navy ship discharge docket, SS Brunnelle, John Flowerdew, 11 Jul 1866, Fleming Family History Archive held by Jim Fleming, A18660711.
  9. [S33] Marriage Certificate for Charles Taylor Fleming and Ada Grace Flowerdew, Number 2742 (1033), Volume 1900, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 11 July 1900.
  10. [S208] Death Certificate for Charles Taylor Fleming, 009841/1937, NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, 24 May 1937.
  11. [S11] P.T.R. Palgrave-Moore, editor, Norfolk Pedigrees, Volume 4, (Norfolk amd Norwich Genealogical Society, n.p., 1985).
  12. [S30] Research Report, Norfolk Pedigrees, Peter Flowerday, 4, 4 April 2004, Fleming Family History Archive held by Jim Fleming.

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Benjamin Flowerdew's descendants