James Sinclair Henderson1,2,3

(2 May 1844 - 8 June 1914)
FatherWilliam Henderson3 (cir. Sep 1805 - bet. 1846 - 1851)
MotherMargaret Sinclair3 (1815 - bet. 1851 - 1855)
Relationship1st cousin 3 times removed of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     James Sinclair Henderson was born on 2 May 1844 Bridge of Allan, Par. of Logie, STI/PER, SCT.3
     James Sinclair Henderson married Ann Jane McClure on 11 Apr 1867 VIC, AUS.2,1
     James Sinclair Henderson died on 8 Jun 1914 ?Nth Carlton, VIC, AUS, at age 70; only immediately obvious dth reg is St Leonards NSW, which is a bit far from where he was living and supposedly died.4,5,6 He was buried North Carlton, Melbourne, VIC, AUS.4
     Any descendants left carrying on the HENDERSON surname? James' line seems to be the only option down from his father William, so Y-dna candidates would appear to be in short supply. We'll happily accept any descendant of William willing to see if a FamilyFinder test throws up a relationship to the other HENDERSON/McEWAN lines.7

Migration

     James Sinclair Henderson immigrated on 28 Dec 1857 on the "Almora", Melbourne, VIC, AUS, with Elizabeth Sinclair; assisted immigrant list shows HENDERSON: James 13, Archibald 13, Janet 9 all Scottish. On same voyage, indexed as arr. 29 Dec, SINCLAIR, Elizabeth 63, Scottish (could be their grandmother). Sisters Elizabeth and Margaret had arrived in April.8

Census/Where lived/Occupations

     James Sinclair Henderson appeared on the census of 1851 15 Low Rd, Bridge of Allan, Par. of Logie, STI, SCT, in the household of Margaret Henderson as son of Margaret.9 James Sinclair Henderson lived bet. 1903 - 1914 Lygon St (527), North Carlton, Melbourne, VIC, AUS, HENDERSON: James Sinclair, iron monger (no others at same address) 1903, and 1909; 1914 corn broker.10,11,12

All the other info

     James Sinclair Henderson was mentioned in the death notice of Ann Jane McClure on 9 May 1903 "Bridge of Allan", 527 Lygon St, Carlton Nth, VIC, AUS; HENDERSON. -On the 9th May, at her residence, "Bridge of Allan," 527 Lygon-street, Princes Hill, Anne Jane, the beloved wife of James S. Henderson (Jas. McEwan and Co. Ltd.) By request, no flowers.13,14

Family

Ann Jane McClure (cir. 1833 - May 1903)
Children
  • Margaret Sinclair Henderson15 (1868 - May 1940)
  • William Andrew Henderson16 (1870 - 1942)
ChartsHENDERSON
Descendants of William McEWAN and Margaret GRAY
Last Edited30 Apr 2014

Citations

  1. Ancestry.com online at http://search.ancestry.com, Marr. 1867 James Sinclair HENDERSON & Ann Jane McCLURE, VIC, AUS, #2088, from Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950, extracted Dec 2012.
  2. Letter, Jean TODD (14305) to L McIntosh (1), Marr. 11 Apr 1867 James HENDERSON & Ann Jane McCLURE, rcvd Jun 1994.
  3. Letter, Jean TODD (14305) to L McIntosh (1), Birth 2 May 1844 James Sinclair s/o William HENDERSON & Margaret SINCLAIR, Bridge of Allan, STI, rcvd Jun 1994.
  4. Letter, Jean TODD (14305) to L McIntosh (1), Bur. James HENDERSON, Nth Carlton, VIC, rcvd Jun 1994.
  5. Letter, Jean TODD (14305) to L McIntosh (1), Dth 8 Jun 1914 James HENDERSON, rcvd Jun 1994.
  6. Ancestry.com online at http://search.ancestry.com, Dth 1914 James s/o William & Margaret HENDERSON, St Leonards, NSW, ref. 1199, from Australia Death Index, 1787-1985, extracted Dec 2012.
  7. "Lorna's Family History Musings", Dec 2012.
  8. Ancestry.com online at http://search.ancestry.com, "Almora" 28 Dec 1857 arr. Melbourne, from Liverpool, from VPRS 7666; Series Title: Inward Overseas Passenger Lists (British Ports) [Microfiche Copy of VPRS 947], online in Victoria, Australia, Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists, 1839–1923, extracted Dec 2012.
  9. 1851 Census transcripts, Scotland, via Ancestry.com, Bridge of Allan, Logie, STI Reg. 374 ED: 1; Page: 14; hsehold of Margaret HENDERSON, extracted Dec 2012.
  10. Ancestry.com online at http://search.ancestry.com, 1903 James Sinclair HENDERSON, Carlton Nth, Melbourne, VIC, from Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980, extracted Dec 2012.
  11. Ancestry.com online at http://search.ancestry.com, 1909 James Sinclair HENDERSON, Carlton Nth, Bourke, VIC, from Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980, extracted Dec 2012.
  12. Ancestry.com online at http://search.ancestry.com, 1914 James Sinclair HENDERSON, Carlton Nth, Batman, VIC, from Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980, extracted Dec 2012.
  13. Ancestry.com online at http://search.ancestry.com, Dth 1903 Ann Jane HENDERSON d/o Andw McCLURE & Margt GREGG, aged 70, Carlton Nth, VIC, ref. 50502, from Australia Death Index, 1787-1985, extracted Dec 2012.
  14. Trove - Digitised Newspapers, Dth 9 May 1903 Anne Jane HENDERSON, "Bridge of Allan", Lygon St, Princes Hill, from Family Notices. (1903, May 11). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956), p. 1. online at http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article9823112, extracted Dec 2012.
  15. Ancestry.com online at http://search.ancestry.com, Birth 1868 Margaret Sinclair d/o James Sinclair HENDERSON & Ann Jane McCLURE, Emerald Hill, VIC, ref. 2549, from Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922, extracted Dec 2012.
  16. Ancestry.com online at http://search.ancestry.com, Birth 1870 William Andrew s/o James Sinclair HENDERSON & Ann Jane McCLURE, Melbourne, VIC, ref. 9830, from Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922, extracted Dec 2012.

E. & O. E. Some/most parish records are rather hard to read and names, places hard to interpret, particularly if you are unfamiliar with an area.