Mary Vidal James

10 May 1849–6 April 1946 (Age 96)
Inman Valley, South Australia, Australia

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Vidal James was born on 10 May 1849, in Inman Valley, South Australia, Australia, her father, Richard Boucher James, was 27 and her mother, Mary Helmore, was 28. She married Herbert Lister James on 12 May 1880, in Exeter, Devon, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Westbury-on-Trym, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Northam, Devon, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. She died on 6 April 1946, in Barnstaple, Devon, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 96, and was buried in Marwood, Devon, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Lister James
Mary Vidal James
Marriage: 12 May 1880
Samuel Lister James
Kathleen Mary James

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 May 1880Exeter, Devon, England
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 5
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 18
    End of transportation to Western Australia.
    Age 28
    Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Spanish Jose, Juan, Luis, Manuel, Carlos, Francisco, Jorge, Rafael, Raul, Pedro, Ramon, Mario. Portuguese Joaquim, Duarte.Spanish, Catalan, Portuguese, Italian, and French: from the personal name Vidal, from Latin Vitalis (see Vitale ). This surname is also found in Britain.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (16)

    • Mary W James in household of Richard B James, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
    • Mary Vidal James in household of Richard Boucher James, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • Mary Vidal James, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"

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