James Oaten

#14718, (1843-10 August 1920)
FatherWilliam Oaten (30 Apr 1818-1887)
MotherMary Billett (1819-25 Sep 1876)
Last Edited18 Sep 2021
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James Oaten was born in 1843 at Trull, Somerset.1 He was the son of William Oaten and Mary Billett.

James emigrated from Liverpool on 15 November 1852 on the 'Marion Moore' with his parents and two siblings.2,3,4 James arrived at Victoria on 15 February 1853 with his parents and two siblings.2,4



James Oaten married Thirza Vaughan at St. Pauls Church of England in 1865 at Broadmeadows.5,6 James Oaten was a saddler at Queen Street, in Melbourne.4 He presumably lived with his parents at the Melbourne suburb of Collingwood. between 1865 and 1872, first at Victoria Parade and then in Duke Street.6 He presumably lived with his parents at Whittlesea, Victoria, in 1873.6 He was a saddler and ironmonger in 1882 at 36 Bourke Street West, in Melbourne.7 James (and presumably his spouse Thirza) lived in 1882 at at Station Street in the Melbourne suburb of North Carlton.7 James (and presumably his spouse Thirza) lived in 1883 at at Station Street in the Melbourne suburb of North Fitzroy. However, the suburb is likely to be actually North Carlton.8 James (and presumably his spouse Thirza) lived in 1886 at at Bell Street West in the Melbourne suburb of Coburg.9 James Oaten was a saddler and ironmonger in 1890 at 403 Lonsdale Street, in Melbourne.10 He was an importer and manufacturer in 1894 at Melbourne.11
The gates of 'Balloan' Bell Street West, Coburg c.1915
Source: Garry Clough
James (and presumably his spouse Thirza) lived in 1896 at at 'Balloan' Bell Street West in the Melbourne suburb of Coburg.12 James Oaten was an importer in 1900 at Melbourne.13 James and Thirza lived in 1903 at at Bell Street in the Melbourne suburb of Coburg.14
'Balloan' Bell Street West, Coburg c.1915
Source: Garry Clough
James Oaten was a wholesale saddler in 1912 at 184 Queen Street, in Melbourne.15

James died on 10 August 1920 at Coburg.16,17,4 His body was interred at Coburg Pine Ridge Cemetery on 11 August 1920 at the Melbourne suburb of Coburg. He is buried in the Church of England section, plot CO-COE*P***589 with his wife Thirza and their daughter Thirza. He is incorrectly identified as 'John' in the cemetery records.18

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
1843BirthTrull, Somerset1
1865MarriageSt. Pauls Church of England, in Broadmeadows5,6
OccupationQueen Street, in Melbourne4
1882Occupation36 Bourke Street West, in Melbourne7
1882Residence at Station Street in the Melbourne suburb of North Carlton7
1883Residence at Station Street in the Melbourne suburb of North Fitzroy8
1884Residence-hideNorth Carlton19
1886Residence at Bell Street West in the Melbourne suburb of Coburg9
1888Residence-hideCoburg20
1889Residence-hideCoburg21
1890Occupation403 Lonsdale Street, in Melbourne10
1890Residence-hideCoburg10
1891Residence-hideCoburg22
1892Residence-hideCoburg23
1894OccupationMelbourne11
1894Residence-hideCoburg11
1895Residence-hideCoburg24
1896Residence at 'Balloan' Bell Street West in the Melbourne suburb of Coburg12
1897Residence-hideCoburg25
1899Residence-hideCoburg26
1900OccupationMelbourne13
1902Residence-hideCoburg27
1903Occupation-hideMelbourne14
1903Residence at Bell Street in the Melbourne suburb of Coburg14
1904Residence-hideCoburg28
1905Residence-hideCoburg29
1906Residence-hideCoburg30
1907Residence-hideCoburg31
1908Residence-hideCoburg32
1909Residence-hideCoburg33
1910Residence-hideCoburg34
1911Residence-hideCoburg35
1912Occupation184 Queen Street, in Melbourne15
1912Residence-hideCoburg15
1913Residence-hideCoburg36
1920DeathCoburg16,17,4
1920Burial at Coburg Pine Ridge Cemetery in the Melbourne suburb of Coburg18

Family

Thirza Vaughan (c 1845-1931)
Children

Citations

  1. [S1050] E-mails from Garry Clough to Tim Hill, 2018- 'ThoseBefore.com - William Oaten' - 9 Oct 2018, 09:45.
  2. [S1050] E-mails from Garry Clough to Tim Hill, 2018- 'ThoseBefore.com - Home' - 26 Jan 2020, 22:44 (for correct date).
  3. [S1050] E-mails from Garry Clough to Tim Hill, 2018- 'Re: ThoseBefore.com - Home' - 27 Jan 2020, 22:11 (for exact date).
  4. [S972] E-mails from Robyn Hiller to Tim Hill, 2017- 'RE: ThoseBefore.com - James Oaten 1791-1853' - 7 June 2017 at 00:03.
  5. [S265] Victoria, Death Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1931 No.15019 (index only).
  6. [S1050] E-mails from Garry Clough to Tim Hill, 2018- 'ThoseBefore.com - Home' - 26 Jan 2020, 22:44.
  7. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1882 p.653.
  8. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1883 p.684.
  9. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1886 p.777.
  10. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1890 p.922.
  11. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1894 p.966.
  12. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1896 p.990 ((although it is called 'Balowan' in the directory).
  13. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1900 p.1086.
  14. [S483] Australia - Electoral Rolls 1900-1980 - Ancestry.com, Electorate of Bourke, Subdivision of Coburg 1903 p.28.
  15. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1912 p.1943.
  16. [S336] The Argus, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1920 'Family Notices', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), 11 August, p. 1. , viewed 29 Dec 2016, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article4590805
  17. [S265] Victoria, Death Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1920 #9729 (index only).
  18. [S1054] Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (http://gmct.com.au) Church of England, Plot CO-COE*P***589.
  19. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1884 p.716.
  20. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1888 p.754.
  21. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1889 p.871.
  22. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1891 p.1019.
  23. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1892 p.1015.
  24. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1895 p.971.
  25. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1897 p.994 ((although it is called 'Balowan' in the directory)).
  26. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1899 p.1069.
  27. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1902 p.1192.
  28. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1904 p.1250.
  29. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1905 p.1284.
  30. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1906 p.1351.
  31. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1907 p.1436.
  32. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1908 p.1457.
  33. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1909 p.1533.
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  36. [S355] Sands and McDougall Directories,Victoria, Australia (various dates), 1913 p.1977.
  37. [S8] Victoria, Birth Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1866 No.16470 (index only).
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  39. [S8] Victoria, Birth Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1872 No.17811 (index only).