James Alderton was born 13 July 1849 in Lower Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia to John Alderton (1806-1893) and Mary Coffee (1816-1902) and died 3 March 1929 Richmond, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Margaret Turner (1855-1919) 21 April 1877 in Richmond, New South Wales, Australia.


Offspring of James Alderton and Margaret Turner (1855-1919)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Arthur Alderton (1878-1878)
Herbert James Alderton (1879-1949)
Minnie Alderton (1881-c1899)
Margaret Maud Alderton (1882-1954)
Stella G Alderton (1884-1919)
Hilton John Alderton (1885-c1960)
Colin Alderton (1887-c1935)
James Austen Alderton (c1889-1964)
Mildred M Alderton (c1893-)
Horace Gordon Alderton (c1896-1964)



AN old identity of the Hawkesbury district, James Alderton passed away in the Richmond Hospital on Sunday last at the ripe age of 79 years. He was a son of the late John and Mary Alderton, and was born at Portland Head, on the Hawkesbury River. At the age of 28 years, the deceased was married at Richmond to Margaret Turner, and they subsequently lived in Richmond and Kurrajong, where they reared a family of six sons and four daughters. A son and two daughters predeceased their father, those of the family living being Herbert, Margaret, Hilton, Colin, James, Mildred and Horace.

Windsor and Richmond Gazette, 8 March 1929, page 3

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¶ Death
  • ALDERTON.—March 3, 1929, at Richmond Hospital, James Alderton, late of Richmond, and formerly of Kurrajong, aged 79 years.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 5 March 1929, page 10