James PERRITT

Male 1879 - 1963  (84 years)


Personal Information

  • Name James PERRITT 
    Born 16 Apr 1879  Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Oct 1963  Concord , New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 21 Oct 1963  Woronora Cemetery, New South Wales, Australia.Plot Presbyterian , Section L 0003 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Arrived in Victoria 1886 aboard the Duke of Devonshire. Aged 7 years .James was enrolled as a pupil in School at Penrith in 1887.James appears on the 1902 Electoral role, for the Penrith Parramatta electorate ,with his father William and sister Marghretta.His occupation is listed as Fireman with the Railways.He was also in charge of the signals box at Valley Heights Railway Station on the Blue Mountains Line.James musical prowess suffered badly after losing three fingers from his right hand during the Boer War. He enlisted for the Boer War,The Great War (WW I) and also WW II ,and survived all three. James was a very accomplished dancer -Each month the district held a Scottish dance in the local hall, and even in his later years James was renowned for his Scottish Reels and Highland Fling.
    Person ID I91  Kirkpatrick Family Archives
    Last Modified 10 Sep 2019 

    Father William Cameron PERRITT,   b. 9 Sep 1848, High St, Falkirk, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1915, Cottage Hospital, Penrith, NSW.Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Jessie CLYDESDALE,   b. 5 Dec 1853, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1889, Lemon Grove Penrith NSW.Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 1 Jun 1874  Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice Annie MCKINNON,   b. 29 Aug 1888, Sofala, New South Wales , Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1933, Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1909 
    Children 
     1. Jessie Clydesdale PERRITT,   b. 15 Apr 1910, Wellington , New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1974  (Age 64 years)
     2. William James Alexander PERRITT,   b. 12 Mar 1912, Wellington , New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1913  (Age 1 years)
     3. Edward James PERRITT, (Joe),   b. 12 Nov 1913, Picton , New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1980  (Age 67 years)
     4. Frederick Cameron PERRITT,   b. 21 Jul 1916, Picton , New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1998, Dulwich Hill, NSW.Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. John Millett PERRITT,   b. 7 Jan 1919, Auburn, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1956, Rockdale, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F30  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart




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