Jim's Genie Jottings

A history of the Fleming, Jolliffe, Kessey and Murphy families of New South Wales - and their forebears

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James Dow

b. circa 1768, d. 15 April 1856


James Dow was born circa 1768.1,2,3


FatherWilliam Dow (b. circa 1740)
MotherCatherine Johnston (b. circa 1742)

Family life

James Dow and Helen Frame were married circa 1795.1,2,4,3

Children with Helen Frame (b. 18 November 1767, d. 23 September 1852)

SonJohn Dow+ (b. circa 1796)
DaughterChristina Dow+ (b. circa 1801, d. 21 April 1877)
SonThomas Dow+ (b. 1806)

Residence information

James Dow lived at High Netherfield in Avondale, Lanarkshire, Scotland, on 4 July 1841, retired.1


James Dow died from erysipelas civcetis (streptococcal skin infection) on 15 April 1856 at Netherfield Cottage in Avondale.3 He was buried on 16 April 1856 at churchyard in Strathavon.3


  1. [S990] James Dow, 6 Jun 1841 Census UK, Edinburgh, Avondale, Public Record Office, 621/16/9 & 11.
  2. [S991] James Dow, 30 Mar 1851 Census UK, Edinburgh, Avondale, Public Record Office, 621/16/14.
  3. [S993] Death Certificate, James Dow, National Records of Scotland, Edinburgh, 621/43.
  4. [S992] Parish Register - Deaths, Helen Dow nee Frame, General Register Office, Scotland, Edinburgh, 621/40 p503.
ReferencesCh Fleming forebears
Ch forebears
Pedigree Ballantyne
Last Edited3 May 2019