Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

James Ridgy “Reg” BLANCHAge: 8918681958

Name
James Ridgy “Reg” BLANCH
Given names
James Ridgy
Nickname
Reg
Surname
BLANCH
Birth September 3, 1868 26 26
Citation details: 15738/1868 BLANCH JAMES R JAMES MARY A RAYMOND TERRACE
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 10
Note: I was unable to find Butlers Flat and thanks to David it has now been found.
Birth of a brotherAlexander BLANCH
November 8, 1870 (Age 2)
Citation details: 16370/1871 BLANCH ALEXANDER JAMES MARY A PORT STEPHENS
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 18
Birth of a brotherFrank BLANCH
January 12, 1873 (Age 4)
Citation details: 17688/1873 BLANCH FRANK JAMES MARY ANN RAYMOND TERRACE
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 18
Birth of a brotherArthur Job BLANCH
about 1875 (Age 6)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 18
Citation details: 9804/1875 BLANCH ARTHUR JOB JAMES MARY ANNE CLARENCE TOWN
Death of a sisterAnnie Maria BLANCH
August 15, 1876 (Age 7)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 16
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 9706/1876 BLANCH ANNIE M JAMES MARY A RAYMOND TERRACE
Birth of a brotherAlbert BLANCH
January 28, 1878 (Age 9)
Citation details: 21051/1878 BLANCH ALBERT JAMES MARY A RAYMOND TERRACE
Birth of a brotherFenwick BLANCH
July 11, 1880 (Age 11)
Citation details: 23276/1880 BLANCH FENWICK JAMES MARY ANN RAYMOND TERRACE
Birth of a sisterAgnes Ellen BLANCH
March 20, 1882 (Age 13)
Citation details: 16469/1882 BLANCH AGNES H JAMES MARY A RAYMOND TERRACE
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 18
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary MULLINEX
April 4, 1885 (Age 16)
Citation details: 12882/1885 MYERS MARY JOB DIED NEWCASTLE NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Marriage of a siblingJohn BAKERMary Ann BLANCHView this family
about 1886 (Age 17)
Citation details: 6594/1886 BAKER JOHN BLANCH MARY A NEWCASTLE
Marriage of a siblingAmbrose “Amby” BLANCHMartha CAMPBELLView this family
Type: Civil marriage
March 1, 1887 (Age 18)
Address: Registrar's office.
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 16
Citation details: 6308/1887 BLANCH AMBROSE CAMPBELL MARTHA NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Marriage Certificate - Blanch - Ambrose - Campbell - Martha
Marriage Certificate - Blanch - Ambrose - Campbell - Martha

Note: Image kindly provided by Deborah Campbell.

MarriageAnne EVENSView this family
December 27, 1889 (Age 21)
Citation details: 4690/1889 BLANCH JAMES R EVENS ANN RAYMOND TERRACE
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 10
Birth of a son
#1
George Arthur BLANCH
January 19, 1891 (Age 22)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 16
Citation details: 29912/1891 BLANCH GEORGE A JAMES R ANN RAYMOND TERRACE
Birth of a son
#2
Peter James BLANCH
January 19, 1891 (Age 22)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 16
Citation details: 29911/1891 BLANCH PETER J JAMES R ANN RAYMOND TERRACE
Marriage of a siblingAlexander BLANCHSusannah MELMETHView this family
February 6, 1892 (Age 23)
Citation details: 6518/1892 BLANCH ALEXANDER MELMOTT SUSANAH RAYMOND TERRACE
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 18
Birth of a son
#3
Lesley BLANCH
October 11, 1892 (Age 24)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 16
Citation details: 30459/1892 BLANCH LESLEY REGINALD J ANNIE RAYMOND TERRACE
Death of a fatherJames BLANCH
March 9, 1893 (Age 24)
Address: Pipe Clay Creek
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 10
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 12617/1893 BLANCH JAMES JAMES MARY RAYMOND TERRACE
Birth of a daughter
#4
Ivy Jane BLANCH
June 10, 1894 (Age 25)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 10
Citation details: 28523/1894 BLANCH IVY J REGINALDJ ANN RAYMOND TERRACE
Marriage of a siblingFrank BLANCHAnnie ROBSONView this family
about 1895 (Age 26)
Citation details: 5322/1895 BLANCH FRANK ROBSON ANNIE NEWCASTLE
Death of a paternal grandfatherJames BLANCH
November 10, 1895 (Age 27)
Address: Plattsburg
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 14604/1895 BLANCH JAMES JOHN MARY WALLSEND
Text:

This is the only entry in the NSW Death Index for a James Blanch death in 1895. Plattsburg is just out of Newcastle and the informant may have the names of his parents wrong.

Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 9
Birth of a daughter
#5
Alma M BLANCH
January 30, 1897 (Age 28)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 16
Citation details: 6495/1897 BLANCH ALMA M JAMES R ANNIE RAYMOND TERRACE
Marriage of a siblingCharles PONDAgnes Ellen BLANCHView this family
about 1898 (Age 29)
Citation details: 2009/1898 POND CHARLES BLANCH AGNES E WALLSEND
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 18
Marriage of a parentSamuel Hall BOYDMary Ann JACKSONView this family
about 1898 (Age 29)
Citation details: 1738/1898 BOYD SAMUEL A BLANCHE MARY A RAYMOND TERRACE
Birth of a daughter
#6
Minnie BLANCH
February 24, 1900 (Age 31)
Citation details: 6656/1900 BLANCH MINNIE JAMES H ANN RAYMOND TERRACE
Death of a motherMary Ann JACKSON
January 15, 1901 (Age 32)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 10
Citation details: 3352/1901 BOYD MARY A -- -- WALLSEND
Marriage of a siblingFenwick BLANCHTheresa EGGTTONView this family
about 1903 (Age 34)
Citation details: 6489/1903 BLANCH FENRICK EDGTTON THERESA NEWCASTLE
Marriage of a siblingArthur Job BLANCHEva Matilda BUTTView this family
about 1904 (Age 35)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 18
Citation details: 1580/1904 BLANCH ARTHUR J BUTT EVA M MINMI
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary BALCOMBE
December 23, 1904 (Age 36)
Address: Plattsburg
Citation details: 15111/1904 BLANCH MARY 89 YRS PLATTSBURGH WALLSEND
Quality of data: primary evidence
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 10
Birth of a daughter
#7
Gladys Mary BLANCH
June 19, 1910 (Age 41)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 16
Marriage of a childFrederick George LILLEYIvy Jane BLANCHView this family
July 12, 1912 (Age 43)
Address: Swan Bay
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 10
Citation details: 10597/1912 LILLEY FREDERICK G BLANCHE IVY J NEWCASTLE
Birth of a grandson
#1
Percy Clifford LILLEY
September 9, 1912 (Age 44)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 10
Marriage of a childGeorge WESTAlma M BLANCHView this family
about 1914 (Age 45)
Citation details: 3792/1914 WEST GEORGE BLANCH ALMA C STROUD
Marriage of a childLesley BLANCHNellie Linda POOLEView this family
about 1915 (Age 46)
Citation details: 14992/1915 BLANCH LESLIE POOLE NELLIE L STOCKTON
Death of a sonPeter James BLANCH
July 19, 1917 (Age 48)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 16
Death of a sonGeorge Arthur BLANCH
July 30, 1917 (Age 48)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 16
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Melba Queen LILLEY
April 9, 1919 (Age 50)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 12
Marriage of a childErnest WESTMinnie BLANCHView this family
about 1920 (Age 51)
Citation details: 6341/1920 WEST ERNEST BLANCH MINNIE STOCKTON
Marriage of a siblingJohn DURIEAgnes Ellen BLANCHView this family
about 1927 (Age 58)
Citation details: 6191/1927 DURIE JOHN POND AGNES E LAMBTON
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Shirley LILLEY
June 16, 1930 (Age 61)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 15
Death of a granddaughterShirley LILLEY
June 24, 1930 (Age 61)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 15
Birth of a grandson
#4
Kevin Leonard LILLEY
June 15, 1932 (Age 63)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 15
Death of a sisterAgnes Ellen BLANCH
about 1934 (Age 65)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 6958/1934 DURIE AGNES E JAMES MARY A MAYFIELD
Death of a sisterMary Ann BLANCH
May 12, 1939 (Age 70)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 16
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 10585/1939 BAKER MARY ANN JAMES MARY ANN NEWCASTLE
Marriage of a grandchildWilliam Charles Ernest STEWARTMelba Queen LILLEYView this family
November 4, 1939 (Age 71)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 12
Citation details: 24070/1939 STEWART WILLIAM CHARLES ERNEST LILLEY MELBA QUEEN RAYMOND TERRACE
Death of a brotherFrank BLANCH
October 19, 1942 (Age 74)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 26318/1942 BLANCH FRANK JAMES MARY ANN GLOUCESTER
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 18
Death of a brotherAlexander BLANCH
about 1947 (Age 78)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 4510/1947 BLANCH ALEXANDER JAMES MARY ANN NEW LAMBTON
Burial of a brotherAlexander BLANCH
January 16, 1947 (Age 78)
Address: Por: ANGLICAN_3 Sec: 173 Lot: 53 Buried on: 16/01/1947 Lat: -32.867997066 Long: 151.7047796
Cemetery: Sandgate General
Blanch - Alexander
Blanch - Alexander

Note: Image kindly made available by Sandgate Cemetery Trust.

Death of a sonLesley BLANCH
February 10, 1950 (Age 81)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 16
Citation details: 11677/1950 BLANCH LESLIE JAMES REGINALD ANNE BURWOOD
Text:

Blanch Leslie 10 Feb 1950 Macquarie Park NSW Ang U8, 0016

Death of a brotherAmbrose “Amby” BLANCH
June 11, 1951 (Age 82)
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 16
Citation details: 11144/1951 BLANCH AMBROSE JAMES MARY ANN RAYMOND TERRACE
Quality of data: primary evidence
Blanch - Ambrose and Martha
Blanch - Ambrose and Martha

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Publication: Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer (NSW : 1898 - 1954), Friday 29 June 1951, page 6
Death of a wifeAnne EVENS
November 26, 1951 (Age 83)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 31990/1951 BLANCH ANNE CHARLES JANE RAYMOND TERRACE
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 10
Text:

This source has the DOD of Anne as 26 June 1951. I think we can rule this out as a probably typographical error.

Text:

This source has the DOD of Anne as 26 June 1951. I think we can rule this out as a probably typographical error.

Note: Both Kevin Matthews and Deborah Myers has Anne's DOD as 26 June. I suspect Deborah obtained the date from Kevin's web site. But the date of death on Anne's headstone is compelling evidence that she died on 26 November.
Death of a brotherFenwick BLANCH
about 1955 (Age 86)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 13884/1955 BLANCH FENWICK JAMES MARY NEWCASTLE
Death June 5, 1958 (Age 89)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 14705/1958 BLANCH JAMES RIDGY JAMES MARY ANN RAYMOND TERRACE
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 10
Text:

This source has the DOD of James as 4 July 1958.

Burial
Address: Anglican Portion
Cemetery: Stockton General
Blanch - James Ridgy and Anne
Blanch - James Ridgy and Anne

Note: Image kindly made available by the volunteers at Australian Cemeteries Index.

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: September 3, 1860Raymond Terrace, , New South Wales, Australia
17 months
elder sister
Annie Maria BLANCH
Birth: January 30, 1862 20 20Raymond Terrace, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 15, 1876Raymond Terrace, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
23 months
himself
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
Arthur Job BLANCH
Birth: about 1875 33 32Clarence Town, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1966Wallsend, , New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger brother
Albert BLANCH
Birth: January 28, 1878 36 36Raymond Terrace, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1959West Wallsend, , New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
Fenwick BLANCH
Birth: July 11, 1880 38 38Raymond Terrace, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1955Newcastle, , New South Wales, Australia
20 months
younger sister
Mother’s family with Samuel Hall BOYD - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: about 1898Raymond Terrace, , New South Wales, Australia
Family with Anne EVENS - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: December 27, 1889Raymond Terrace, , New South Wales, Australia
13 months
son
George Arthur BLANCH
Birth: January 19, 1891 22 23Salt Ash, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 30, 1917Belgium
son
Peter James BLANCH
Birth: January 19, 1891 22 23Salt Ash, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 19, 1917France
21 months
son
Lesley BLANCH
Birth: October 11, 1892 24 25Swan Bay, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: February 10, 1950Stanmore, , New South Wales, Australia
20 months
daughter
3 years
daughter
3 years
daughter
10 years
daughter
Gladys Mary BLANCH
Birth: June 19, 1910 41 43Swan Bay, , New South Wales, Australia
Death: June 1, 1959Hamilton, , New South Wales, Australia

BirthBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 15738/1868 BLANCH JAMES R JAMES MARY A RAYMOND TERRACE
BirthHarnett - Edward - Descendants - By Debra Myers
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 10
BirthMatthews Family History
MarriageMarriages registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 4690/1889 BLANCH JAMES R EVENS ANN RAYMOND TERRACE
MarriageHarnett - Edward - Descendants - By Debra Myers
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 10
MarriageMatthews Family History
DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 14705/1958 BLANCH JAMES RIDGY JAMES MARY ANN RAYMOND TERRACE
DeathHarnett - Edward - Descendants - By Debra Myers
Publication: Deborah Myers, 17 November 2007,
Citation details: Page 10
Text:

This source has the DOD of James as 4 July 1958.

DeathAustralian Cemeteries Index
BurialAustralian Cemeteries Index