James Augustus Pike1

M, #831, b. 20 December 1835, d. 30 July 1897
FatherTheodore Pike2 b. 10 Jan 1802, 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 Edited5 May 2022
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: Theodore 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 [Typhus]
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 
Residence*1872 Pudnam Ck, (Burrowa) Boorowa, NSW, Australia;
James Pike, carrier7 
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 Harmer8 
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.10 
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 £15011 


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


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