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James Beevor RANKINE

James Beevor RANKINE

Male 1877 - 1935  (58 years)

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  • Name James Beevor RANKINE  [1
    Nickname Jamie 
    Born 25 Jan 1877  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • BORN 'Glenbarr' Strathalbyn SA
    Gender Male 
    Biography Notes James was deaf, though only after a childhood illness. He could faintly hear gramophone music. He was educated at Townsend House, Brighton where he met his wife who was a deaf-mute. They were engaged for 9 years before marrying. He built 'Woodford', with very large rooms on part of the original acres of his father's 'Wyndgate', about a quarter of a mile from that homestead on Hindmarsh Island. Farmer and grazier.
      [2
    Biography Notes Jamie died suddenly at the South Coast District Hospital, Victor Harbour on Oct. 6th. 1935 aged 58 years. Interred Strathalbyn Cemetery.
      [2
    Biography Notes See wife biography; Eleanor  [1
    Biography Notes Tottie and James met at school but they did not marry until they were 30 and 35 years old, after being engaged for nine years.
    (This note by Don Gordon in June 2021) 
    Residence 6 Oct 1935  Goolwa SA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Passed away Goolwa, Buried Strathalbyn. P67 burial register; entry here ljm

    however an isabel agnes also buried plot 131...needs to be confirmed? 
    Died 6 Oct 1935  Victor Harbour SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 7 Oct 1935  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Person ID I-4170  Christina and Donald McLean | Archibald McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2021 

    Father James RANKINE, Captain,   b. 26 Jun 1828, Ayr Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1897, Hindmarsh Island SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Relationship -1379 
    Mother Isabelle Agnes (Sissy) BEEVOR,   b. 8 Feb 1837, Moumein Bengal India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1917, Goolwa SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship -1379 
    Married 12 May 1869  Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F-1379  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eleanor Mabel Lockyer (Tottie) BUNDEY,   b. 3 Sep 1882, Wellington SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1969, Renmark SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 6 Mar 1913  Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • The wedding was at the 'Deaf & Dumb Church'- no evidence provided-:-NB Researcher Lorna Mclean 23.02.2021
    Children 
     1. Isabel Bundey RANKINE,   b. 7 Mar 1914, Hindmarsh Island SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1983, Buderim Qld Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  []
     2. Nancy Bundey (Nan) RANKINE,   b. 14 Nov 1919, Goolwa SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1997, Adelaide SA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  []
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2021 04:50:06 
    Family ID F-1378  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    James Beevor Rankine & Eleanor Mable Lockyer Bundey, married on 6th March 1913 in Adelaide
    James Beevor Rankine & Eleanor Mable Lockyer Bundey, married on 6th March 1913 in Adelaide
    Date: 6th March 1913
    Place: Deaf & Dumb Church, Adelaide
    Groom: James Beevor Rankine, aged 36 years, son of James Rankine
    Bride: Eleanor Mabel Lockyer Bundey, aged 32 years, daughter of Albert Edward Bundey
    Registration: Adelaide 254/622

    Headstones

    HS STRATH RANKINE James Beevor d.6 Oct1935 and Eleanor nee Bundey RANKINE Capt James born Argyll Scotland, died Hindmarsh Island 8 sep 1897

    HS - James Beevor RANKINE (died 6th Oct 1935, aged 58 yrs) & Edward B RANKINE (died 5th May 1942, aged 61 yrs)

    STORIES
    5091 - Eleanor Mabel Bundey & James (Jamie) Beevor Rankine
    5091 - Eleanor Mabel Bundey & James (Jamie) Beevor Rankine
    Archibald's descendants - biography as published in the BRB in 1995.

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] BRB 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995 copies available, Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. .

    2. [S-264] 'Rankine Family' - in the Library directory on Don Gordon's computer, Rankine Family 1839-1982 cowritten by Jan Stephenson, Page 68.

    3. [S-13] REGISTER Burials & Cremations - Alexandrina Council SA, Family History Group at Library, 67, 19 May 2016 source lorna mclean: Alexandrina Buria.
      Plot 131 Div1
      BURIED JAMES BEEVOR RANKINE 58yoa@ d.6.10.1935 buried7.10.1935 LAST RESI VICTOR HARBOUR BURIED STRATH
      (note also an ISOBEL AGNES 80yoa@d.20.01.1917 LAST RESI GOOLWA BURIED STRATH)

    4. [S-121] Family Search.org -------C & D McLean, https://www.familysearch.org/search/record/results?count=20&query=%2Bgivenname%3Ajames~%20%2Bsurname%3Arankine~%20%2Bbirth_place%3A%22south%20australia%22~%20%2Bbirth_year%3A1820-1850~%20%2Bfather_givenname%3Awilliam~%20%2Bfather_surname%3Arankine~, 27 Dec 2017 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Citing this Record "Australia Marriages, 1810-1980," database, FamilySearch (https: //familysearch.org/ark: /61903/1:1:XTZJ-TQS : 12 December 2014), James Rankine and Isabel Agnes Reevor, 12 May 1869; citing Christ Church,North Adelaide,South Australia,Australia, reference:FHL microfilm 951889.

    5. [S-245] Warren McLean - ID 1506 - family tree on MyHeritage, https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in , 23 Feb 2021 Researcher Lorna McLean.
      Name James Beevor Rankine Birth Jan 25 1877 Strathalbyn, South Australia Marriage Spouse: Eleanor [Tottie] Mabel Lockyer Bundey Circa 1913 Strathalbyn, South Australia

    6. [S-75] http://www.genealogysa.org.au requires login, https://www.genealogysa.org.au requires log in , 14 Apr 2021 Researcher Lorna Mclean.
      RANKINE James Beevor Bride Surname:BUNDEY:Eleanor Mabel Lockyer Marriage Date: 06-Mar-1913 Marriage Place:Deaf & Dumb Church Adelaide SA Groom Age:36 Groom Marital Status:S Groom Father: James RANKINE Bride Age:32 Bride Marital Status:S Bride Father:Albert Edward BUNDEY District:Adelaide Book/Page: 254/622