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James Marks was born 21 March 1863 in Carcoar, New South Wales, Australia to James Lamb (1836-1875) and Margaret Robertson (1838-1923) and died 3 February 1948 in Manly, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Ann Janet Hearne (1875-1962) 11 September 1901 in Bigga, New South Wales, Australia.

A public meeting was held at Mr. James Marks's store on Saturday, Oct. 10, for the purpose of forming a progress association. There was a large attendance. Mr. O. S. Chudleigh was elected to the chair. It was decided unanimously to form an association, to be called the Bigga and Blanket Flat Association. The election of oflicers resulted as follows :—President, Mr. F. McGuiness ; vice presidents, Messra. F. Hearne and W. Picker; treasurer, Mr. J. Hailstone ; secretary, Mr. James Marks. Over 60 gentlemen gave in their names as members. The annual subscription was fixed at 2s. A code of rules for the guidance of the assoclation was then drawn up and adopted. The meetings are to be held fortnightly. With a vote of thanks to the chairman the meeting terminated.

Goulburn Evening Penny Post, 27 October 1896, page 4



Children


Offspring of James Marks and Ann Janet Hearne (1875-1962)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Lenore Elma Marks (1905-)
Ena Mavis Marks (1911-1940)




Sources and notes

‡ General
  • Residents & Settlers of Crookwell
  • Lee Ann
  • Bigga School Parents and citizens' Centenary Committee A History of Bigga Bigga Public School Centenary Committee
    Ian Chudleigh, Editor
    Printed by Pirie Printers Pty Ltd, Canberra, ACT
  • WorldConnect: db: yewenyi, id: I405
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 6737/1948
  • MARKS James.—February 3, 1948 at Manly, James Marks, formerly of Crookwell (NSW), dearly beloved husband of Ann Janet Marks, of 27 Fielding Street, Collaroy, and loving father of Elma (Mrs. Roberts), aged 84 years. At rest.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 4 February 1948, page 20



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