James Potter Milgate1

M, #203, b. 13 July 1842, d. 24 October 1910
James Potter Milgate 1842-1910
FatherJames Milgate1 b. 6 Jul 1817, d. 27 Apr 1896
MotherElizabeth Potter1 b. 9 Feb 1823, d. 29 Aug 1843
Relationship2nd great-grandfather of Keith Graham Bassett
Last Edited12 Dec 2016
Birth*13 July 1842 Adelaide, SA, Australia;James Potter Millgate son of James Millgate & Elizabeth Potter1 
Death of Mother29 August 1843 Hindmarsh, SA, Australia;
When Died: August 29 1843
Name and Surname: Elizabeth Melgate
Sex: Female
Age: Twenty Two Years
Cause of Death: Decline
Rank or Profession: Wife of James Melgate of Hindmarsh
Signature, Description and Residence of Informant: Thos Jones, Weymouth Street, Builder;Deceased=Elizabeth Potter2 
Marriage*21 March 1862 Holy Trinity Church, Adelaide, SA, Australia;
Groom: James Milgate
Occupation: Farmer
Age: 20
Usual Residence: Rowlands Flat
Father: James Milgate

Bride: Elizabeth Charlotte Newell
Occupation:
Age:18
Usual Residence: Rowlands Flat
Father: William Newell

Date of Marriage: March 21st 1862
Place of Marriage: Trinity Church, Adelaide
Religion: Church of England
Witnesses: James *, Messenger, Govt Offices
Sarah Ann A Hutton, Govt Offices
Minister: Richardson Reid;Bride=Elizabeth Charlotte Newell3 
Birth of Daughter25 January 1863 Rowlands Flat, SA, Australia;
When Born: January 25th 1863
Name: Susanna
Sex: Female
Name and Surname of Father: James Milgate
Name and Maiden Name of Mother: Elizabeth Milgate, formerly Newell
Rank or Profession of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Rowlands Flat;Principal=Susanna Milgate4 
Birth of Son3 September 1865 Lyndoch, SA, Australia;
When Born: September 3rd 1865
Name: William James
Sex: Male
Name and Surname of Father: James Milgate
Name and Maiden Name of Mother: Elizabeth Milgate, formerly Newell
Rank or Profession of Father: Laborer
Residence of Parents: Lyndoch;Principal=William James Milgate5 
Birth of Daughter4 September 1867 Rowlands Flat, SA, Australia;
When Born: September 4th 1867
Name: Elizabeth Jane
Sex: Female
Name and Surname of Father: James Milgate Jnr
Name and Maiden Name of Mother: Elizabeth Milgate, formerly Newell
Rank or Profession of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Rowlands Flat;Principal=Elizabeth Jane Milgate6 
Birth of Daughter2 September 1869 Rowlands Flat, SA, Australia;
When Born: 2nd September 1869
Name: Florence Ellen
Sex: Female
Name and Surname of Father: James Milgate
Name and Maiden Name of Mother: Elizabeth Milgate, formerly Newell
Rank or Profession of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Rowlands Flat;Principal=Florence Ellen Newell Milgate7 
Birth of Son19 August 1871 Rowlands Flat, SA, Australia;
When Born: 19th August 1871
Name: Thomas Robert
Sex: Male
Name and Surname of Father: James Milgate
Name and Maiden Name of Mother: Elizabeth Milgate, formerly Newell
Rank or Profession of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Rowlands Flat;Principal=Thomas Robert Milgate8 
Birth of Daughter8 November 1873 Lyndoch Valley, SA, Australia;
When Born: November 8th 1873
Name: Emily Edith
Sex: Female
Name and Surname of Father: James Milgate
Name and Maiden Name of Mother: Elizabeth Charlotte Milgate, formerly Newell
Rank or Profession of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Lyndoch Valley;Principal=Emily Edith Milgate9 
Birth of SonSeptember 1875 Lyndoch, SA, Australia;
When Born: Sep 1875
Name: Alfred Samuel
Sex: Male
Name and Surname of Father: James Milgate
Name and Maiden Name of Mother: Elizabeth Charlotte Milgate, formerly Newel [sic]
Rank or Profession of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Lyndoch;Principal=Alfred Samuel Milgate10 
Birth of Son9 October 1877 Lyndoch, SA, Australia;
When Born: Octbr 9 1877
Name: David Harold Potter
Sex: Male
Name and Surname of Father: James Milgate
Name and Maiden Name of Mother: Elizabeth Milgate, formerly Newell
Rank or Profession of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Lyndoch;Principal=David Harold Potter Milgate11 
Birth of Daughter SA;Principal=Eliza Cecilia Milgate12 
Birth of Son15 February 1882 Lyndoch, SA, Australia;
When Born: Febry 15 1882
Name: Herbert
Sex: Male
Name and Surname of Father: James Milgate
Name and Maiden Name of Mother: Elizabeth Milgate, formerly Newell
Rank or Profession of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Lyndoch;Principal=Herbert Milgate13 
Death of Father27 April 1896 Minyip, VIC;
When and where Died: 27th April 1896 at Minyip
Name and Surname, Rank or Profession: James Millgate, Farmer
Sex and Age: male, 76 years
Cause of Death: Senile decay
Duration of last Illness: not stated
Medical Attendant by whom verified: Dr Naylor
When he last saw Deceased: 11th April 1896
Name and Surname of father with Rank or profession: James Millgate, Farmer
Name and Maiden Name of Mother: not known
Signature, description and Residences of Informant: George Henry McLean, son-in-law
When and where buried: 27th April 1896, Minyip General Cemetery
Undertaker by whom certified: James Hugh Brady
Where born: County Kent, England
How long in the Australian Colonies, stating which: 56 years, South Australia 34 years, Victoria 22 years
Where Married, at what Age, and to whom: Adelaide, South Australia, age unknown, Elizabeth Potter
later South Australia, age unkown, Elizabeth Harriet Martin
Issue, in order of Birth, their Names and Ages: In first marriage, James Millgate 57
by later marriage, Ellen 45, Sarah Ann 43, Emily 40, Charlotte 39, Naomi 34;Principal=James Milgate12 
Death of Daughter11 November 1899 Dunmunkle, VIC, Australia;
DEATHS
MILGATE—On the 11th November, at Dunmunkle, Eliza Cecilia, the beloved youngest daughter of James and Elizabeth Milgate, of Brooklet, near Minyip, Victoria, aged 20 years 3
months.;Principal=Eliza Cecilia Milgate14 
Will*24 October 1910 Private Hospital, Wakefield St, Adelaide, SA, Australia;This is the last will and testament of me James Milgate of Lacu in the State of Victoria, Farmer.
I revoke all previous Wills and codicils and after payment of my just and lawful debts I hereby device and bequeath to my wife Elizabeth C Milgate all my property personal or otherwise whatsoever and I appoint her my sole executrix.

dated at Adelaide this 24 day of October 1910.
James Milgate his mark

Signed by the testator in the presence of us both present at the same time, who in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto set our names as witnesses

Edith Maud Bottrill
Nurse, Private Hospital, Wakefield St, Adelaide

Kate Hill
Principal, Private Hospital, Wakefield St, Adelaide;Exec-Beneficiary=Elizabeth Charlotte Newell15 
Death*24 October 1910 Miss Hills Private Hospital, Hindmarsh, SA, Australia;
When Died: Oct 24th 1910
Name and Surname: James Milgate
Sex: M
Age: 68 yrs
Rank or Profession: Farmer
Usual residence: Minyip Victoria
Birthplace and Length of Residence in Commonwealth: Moorooroo near Rowland Flat, South Australia, 68 years
Age at Marriage or Re-marriage: 20 years
Number of Issue Living M/F: 5/4
Number of Issue Deceased M/F: 0/1
Cause of Death: Cancer of the bowel
Place where Death Occurred: Miss Hills Private Hospital, Wakefield Street, Hindmarsh Ward, Adelaide
Signature, Description and Residence of Informant: J Bradley, Undertaker, O'Connell Street16 
Burial*October 1910 Payneham Cemetery, Adelaide, SA, Australia17
James Potter Milgate headstone

Family

Elizabeth Charlotte Newell b. 22 May 1844, d. 19 May 1930
Children

Citations

  1. [S1292] South Australia Pre-Civil Registration Births.
  2. [S1556] South Australian Death Registrations transcript (Keith Bassett), Elizabeth Melgate 1843.
  3. [S1557] South Australian Marriage Registrations transcript (Keith Bassett), James Milgate & Elizabeth Charlotte Newell.
  4. [S1558] South Australian Birth Registrations transcripts (Keith Bassett), Susanna Milgate 1863.
  5. [S1558] South Australian Birth Registrations transcripts (Keith Bassett), William James Milgate 1865.
  6. [S1558] South Australian Birth Registrations transcripts (Keith Bassett), Elizabeth Jane Milgate 1867.
  7. [S1558] South Australian Birth Registrations transcripts (Keith Bassett), Florence Ellen Milgate 1869.
  8. [S1558] South Australian Birth Registrations transcripts (Keith Bassett), Thomas Robert Milgate 1871.
  9. [S1558] South Australian Birth Registrations transcripts (Keith Bassett), Emily Edith Milgate 1873.
  10. [S1558] South Australian Birth Registrations transcripts (Keith Bassett), Alfred Samuel Milgate 1875.
  11. [S1558] South Australian Birth Registrations transcripts (Keith Bassett), David Harold Potter Milgate 1877.
  12. [S14] Death Certificate.
  13. [S1558] South Australian Birth Registrations transcripts (Keith Bassett), Herbert Milgate 1882.
  14. [S1565] Trove digitised newspapers, online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/, The Advertiser, Tuesday, November 28, 1899.
  15. [S1408] PROV Probate Records.
  16. [S1556] South Australian Death Registrations transcript (Keith Bassett), James Milgate 1910.
  17. [S1468] Oz Gen Online - Australian Cemeteries, online http://www.ozgenonline.com/aust_cemeteries/
  18. [S1240] South Australian Birth Registrations 1842-1906.
  19. [S138] NSW Death 17852/1937 - Elizabeth Jane Jones (Milgate).
  20. [S1314] VIC Death indexes 1837-1985.