Obituaries Australia

  • Tip: searches only the name field
  • Tip: use double quotes to search for a phrase
  • Tip: lists of awards, schools, organisations etc

Browse Lists:

Cultural Advice

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website contains names, images, and voices of deceased persons.

In addition, some articles contain terms or views that were acceptable within mainstream Australian culture in the period in which they were written, but may no longer be considered appropriate.

These articles do not necessarily reflect the views of The Australian National University.

James Beveridge (1833–1916)

Mr. James Beveridge, of Tenandra Park, Gundagai, New South Wales, died at his daughter's house at Sydney on the 2nd inst., aged 83 years.

He was born at Stirling, Scotland, in 1833, and educated at Dollar Academy, sailed for Melbourne in 1852, and on his arrival proceeded to the goldfields at Ballarat, where he was fairly successful. While at Ballarat he was a spectator of the Eureka Stockade fight. He afterwards decided to take up pastoral pursuits, and eventually became manager of the Wantabadgery Station, on the Murrumbidgee River. He then took up Tenandra Park Station, which he held to the time of his death, and at different dates became the owner of various other properties in New South Wales.

Original publication

Additional Resources

  • marriage notice, Queanbeyan Age, 10 May 1862, p 2
  • funeral, Sydney Morning Herald, 6 July 1916, p 5
  • probate, Sydney Morning Herald, 15 December 1916, p 8

Citation details

'Beveridge, James (1833–1916)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 21 May 2024.

© Copyright Obituaries Australia, 2010-2024

Life Summary [details]


Stirling, Stirlingshire, Scotland


2 July, 1916 (aged ~ 83)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cultural Heritage

Includes subject's nationality; their parents' nationality; the countries in which they spent a significant part of their childhood, and their self-identity.

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.

Key Events
Key Places