James Beckett was born 15 July 1793 in Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia to James Beckett (c1758-c1808) and Ann Calcutt (-c1821) and died 8 September 1876 in Grose-street, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Mary Best (1803-1870) 31 March 1823 in Saint John's, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.


Offspring of James Beckett and Mary Best (1803-1870)
Name Birth Death Joined with
James Beckett (1824-1919)
Sarah J Beckett (1827-bef1837)
Martha Beckett (1827-c1860)
Rebecca Beckett (1828-1870)
Samuel Joseph Beckett (1829-1879)
Mary Ann Beckett (1831-1902)
Esther Jane Beckett (1833-c1838)
Thomas Beckett (1835-1903)
Sarah Jane Beckett (1837)
Henry William Beckett (1840-c1876)
George Beckett (1842-1920)
Ann Beckett (1845)

Footnotes (including sources)

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¶ Death
  • BECKETT.—September 8, at Benjamin Hancock's, Grose-street, Parramatta, James Beckett, native of Parramatta, aged 84 years.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 13 September 1876, page 1
The Sydney Morning Herald, 22 September 1876, page 10
Australian Town and Country Journal, 16 September 1876, page 33

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