RUSHMER, James Henry

RUSHMER, James Henry

Male 1898 - 1967  (69 years)

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  • Name RUSHMER, James Henry 
    Born 1898  Thurlton, Norfolk, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1901  Priory Farm, Lower Thurlton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1901 Census.
    Priory Farm is there now (2019) and appears on OS Map and Google Maps streetview. Its just East of a small pond. 
    Departure 20 Dec 1930  St. John, New Brunswick, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Returns home for a 4 month trip to Manor Farm, Thurlton, Norfolk. He sails from St. John to Liverpool on the RMS Duchess of Richmond. He is listed as a motor mechanic. This ship along with 2 others including the Duchess of Atholl, he sailed back to Canada on, were nicknamed the'Drunken Duchesses'as they were not too good in high seas!  
    Departure 15 May 1931  Liverpool, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Returns to Canada after a 4 month trip home to Manor Farm, Thurlton, Norfolk. Listed as a clerk he sails on the Canadian Pacific Line's RMS Duchess of Atholl, 3rd class, arriving 14 days later. This ship along with 2 others including the Duchess of Richmond he had sailed on from Canada were nicknamed the'Drunken Duchesses'as they were not too good in high seas! It held the record fro fastest Canada to Liverpool trip in 1928. It was sunk by a German submarine in 1940. 
    Professional position/status Rock Creek, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Owned a motor garage here 
    Residence tbc  Rock Creek, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    email from his daughter Marj Cowie says he lived at Rock Creek 
    Died 1967 
    • Probate Penticton. Left £3227.
      Died of Lymphosarcoma.
    Person ID P622  My Genealogy / The Shardalow Name
    Last Modified 1 Oct 2019 

    Father RUSHMER, Henry,   b. 1850,   d. 15 Oct 1943, Thurlton, Norfolk, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Mother SHARDALOW, Annie Jane,   b. 1865, Thorpe, Norfolk, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1949  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 1890 
    Family ID F216  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family CIPPERLEY, Dorothy 
    Children 
     1. Living
    +2. Living
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F217  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Rushmer Family
    Rushmer Family
    The Rushmer Family circa 1907 (See separate file for individual names)
    Henry Rushmer family with names of wife and children
    Henry Rushmer family with names of wife and children

    Documents
    James Henry, Hubert and Robert Rushmer emigrate to Canada 1924
    James Henry, Hubert and Robert Rushmer emigrate to Canada 1924
    Ship's Passenger List
    James Henry Rushmer trip home from Canada 1930
    James Henry Rushmer trip home from Canada 1930
    James Henry Rushmer returns to Canada after trip home 1931
    James Henry Rushmer returns to Canada after trip home 1931
    RMS Carmania
    RMS Carmania
    James Henry, Hubert and Robert Rushmer emigrate to Canada on this ship in 1924
    RMS Duchess of Atholl
    RMS Duchess of Atholl
    James Henry Rushmer returns to Canada on this ship after visiting home in Thurlton for 4 months