James Robert TONKIN


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James Robert TONKIN

  • Born: 1 Jul 1839, Cornwall
  • Married: 16 Sep 1860, Camborne, Cornwall
  • Died: 26 Nov 1904, Iodide St., Broken Hill, N.S.W., Australia

   Research Notes:


TONKIN-In loving memory of James Robert Tonkin, beloved husband of Jane Tonkin and father of J. C. and F. Tonkin (of Broken Hill) and Mrs H. J. Paull (of Moonta) who departed this life on November 26, 1904, aged 65 years.

He has reached the sunny shore, Over there All his weariness is o'er He will never suffer more, Over there, over there."

Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW), Saturday 24 November 1906


"TONKIN.-In sad and loving memory of James Robert, the beloved husband of Jane Tonkin, who died at his residence, Iodide-street, Broken Hill, on November 26, 1904. Sweet rest in heaven. Inserted by his loving wife and children. Jane Tonkin, H.J., P. J., J. C., and T. Tonkin."


"TONKIN.-November 26, at his residence, Iodide street, of acute pneumonia, James Robert, the beloved husband of Jane Tonkin. God loved him best and took him home. "

Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW), Tuesday 13 December 1904

   Marriage Information:

James married Jane ROWE, daughter of William ROWE and Elizabeth MICHELL, on 16 Sep 1860 in Camborne, Cornwall. (Jane ROWE was born about 1844 in Vyvyan St., Town, Camborne, Cornwall, died on 5 May 1912 in Broken Hill, N.S.W., Australia and was buried on 6 May 1912 in Broken Hill, N.S.W., Australia.)

   Marriage Notes:

James Tonkin, 21, of Camborne, bachelor, miner, son of James Tonkin, engineman, and
Jane Rowe, 27, of Camborne, spinster, daughter of William Rowe, blacksmith

Married by Banns

Witnesses: Wm Rowe, John Duckham

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