James Augustus Pike1

M, #831, b. 20 December 1835, d. 30 July 1897
FatherTheodore Pike2 b. c 1804, d. 7 Dec 1862
MotherSarah Buckley2 b. 1810, d. 22 Sep 1851
Relationship2nd great-grandfather of Keith Graham Bassett
ChartsAncestors of Keith Graham Bassett
Last Edited30 Mar 2018
Birth*20 December 1835 Parramatta, NSW, Australia2 
Baptism10 January 1836 St Johns, Parramatta, NSW, Australia;
When Baptized: January 10th 1836
When Born: December 20th 1835
Child's Christian Name: James
Parents' Names: Theodore and Sarah Pike
Abode: Parramatta
Quality or Profession: Shoemaker
By whom the Ceremony was performed: H H Bobart Offg Minister3 
Death of Mother22 September 1851 Bankstown, NSW, Australia;age 39;Principal=Sarah Buckley4 
Death of Father7 December 1862 Brown Street, Forbes, NSW, Australia;
Name: Theodre Pilke
Date of Death: 7/12/1862
Place of Death: Brown Street Forbes NSW
Occupation: Shoemaker
Sex: Male
Age: 54
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Heredfordshire England
Time in Aust Colonies: 23 years NSW

Father: Thomas Pilke (altered from Pike)
Occupation: Shoemaker
Mother: Not known

Place of Marriage: Parramatta
Age of Marriage: Not given
Name of Spouse: Sarah Buckley
Children of Marriage: 1 boy, 5 girls living, 2 girls deceased
Informant: Amy Man... (remainder not visible on image - caught in binding) Pike, daughter, Forbes

Cause of Death: Colonial Fever
Length of Illness: 14 days
Medical Attendant: Drs Flaton and Nutt
Date Last Seen: At death

Date of Burial: 8/12/1862
Place of Burial: Forbes Cemetery
Minister & Religion: Nil
Undertaker: James Thompson
Witnesses: John Smith

Surname of deceased and his father is clearly recorded as "Pilke" in this register; surname of informant is clearly recorded as "Pike" in this register;Principal=Theodore Pike5 
Marriage*1867 Chiltern, VIC, Australia;Bride=Margaret McCabe6 
Birth of Son1868 Principal=Stephen Pike6 
Birth of Son21 February 1870 Pudman Creek, Burrowa, NSW, Australia;
father James Pike, farmer, born Parramatta NSW, age 35
mother Margaret, formerly McCabe, late Franks, born Ireland, age 30
Parents married April 1867, Albury
Previous issue - 5 males, 1 female living; 2 males deceased
Informant, Margaret McCabe, mother, Pudman Creek, present at birth;Principal=Arthur Francis Pike7 
Residence*1872 Pudnam Ck, (Burrowa) Boorowa, NSW, Australia;
James Pike, carrier8 
Birth of Daughter14 November 1873 Pudman Creek, Boorowa, NSW, Australia;
Name: Sarah Margaret Pike
Sex of Child: Female
Date of Birth: 14/11/1873
Place of Birth: Pudman Creek, District of Burrowa NSW

Father: James Pike
Occupation: Carrier
Birthplace: Parramatta
Age: 41

Date of Marriage: February 1867
Place of Marriage: Chiltenham Victoria

Mother: Margaret McCabe
Birthplace: Co Cavan Ireland
Age: 46

Previous Issue: 2 males living

Informant: James Pike, Father, Pudman Creek
Present at birth: Mrs Kelly;Principal=Sarah Margaret Pike9 
Death of Son1882 Hume/Albury, NSW, Australia;Principal=Stephen Pike6 
Death*30 July 1897 Parkes, NSW, Australia;
Name: James Pike
Date of Death: 30 July 1897
Place of Death: Parkes
Occupation: Storekeeper
Sex: Male
Age: 63 years
Conjugal Status:
Place of Birth: Parramatta NSW
Time in Aust Colonies:

Father: Theodore Pike
Occupation: Bootmaker
Mother: Not known

Place of Marriage: Chiltern VIC Age at Marriage: 33
Name of Spouse: Margaret Franks
Children of Marriage: Arthur F 27, Sarah M 23, 1 male deceased
Informant: Arthur F Pike, son, Hillsdale

Cause of Death: Pneumonia, Asthma
Length of Illness: 12 days
Medical Attendant: H Oswin Jobuson
Date Last Seen: 30 July 1897

Date of Burial: 31 July 1897
Place of Burial: Church of England Cemetery Trundle
Minister & Religion: F G Neild
Undertaker: Richard Shaw
Witnesses: L Simmons, H T Harmer10 
Burial*31 July 1897 Church of England Cemetery, Trundle, NSW, Australia;
James Augustus Pike headstone
News-Arct*6 August 1897 "Dubbo Despatch", Dubbo, NSW, Australia;
It is with great regret that we have to record the death of Mr. James Pike, who succumbed to an attack of pneumonia in the Parkes hospital on Sunday morning. Mr. Pike was a very old resident of the district, and for many years owned Gobondry station. He leaves a number of relatives in Forbes and Parkes.11 
Probate25 April 1898 NSW, Australia;
15408 Pike, James late of Parkes Storekeeper
25 April 1898 By Act of Court. Admon granted to Arthur Francis Pike of Hillsdale Selector, the son of deceased
Surety Elizabeth Shailer of Bridge Hotel Forbes Publican
Intestate died at Parkes 30 July 1897
Goods sworn at £15012 


Margaret McCabe b. 4 Feb 1830, d. 9 Jun 1916


  1. [S1245] Trundle Cemetery headstones.
  2. [S1220] NSW Baptisms 1788-1855.
  3. [S1579] St Johns Parramatta Parish Registers.
  4. [S1223] NSW Deaths 1788-1975.
  5. [S1317] Death Certificate transcript.
  6. [S175] Scott Shaw's Family Tree.
  7. [S961] Birth Certificate - partial transcript, Arthur Pike 6965/1870.
  8. [S1321] Greville's 1872 Directory.
  9. [S1304] NSW Birth Certificate.
  10. [S14] Death Certificate.
  11. [S1565] Trove digitised newspapers, online http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/, Dubbo Dispatch, Friday, August 6, 1897.
  12. [S1635] Findmypast NSW Will Books 1800-1952, online http://www.findmypast.com/, James Pike 1898.
  13. [S651] NSW BDM Indexes.