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BEACHAM (BEECHAM), William, b. 1794. d. 28.12.1875, arr. 6.10.1829 per Lotus, one of Col. Lautour's party, with wife Mary Ann b. 1795 d. 1830 at Clarence. Chd. Jane b. 1818, Reuben b. 1820 d. 1832 killed by Aborigines at Greenmount, James b. 1823 d. 1895, Levi b. 1826, Elizabeth b. 1828. Farm servant, stock agent for Charles Browne 1842. Owned land on Murray River "Jim Jam" at Pinjarra where coal was discovered 1846, but it lacked commercial potential.
BEACHAM, Jane. b. 1818. dtr. of William. m. 1836 George GREEN.
BEACHAM, James Joseph. b. 1823. d. 1895. arr. 6.10.1829 per Lotus with parents William & Mary, m. 3.12.1861 Elizabeth THORPE b. 5.5.1847 (Frem) d. 9.6 .1919. Chd. James Joseph bp. 1863, William b. 1865. Farmer. Murray 1850s & grazier 1870s at "Jim Jam" Pinjarra. ?Employed a T/L man 1857. Educ. at Perth School (1834 list). C/E.
BEACHAM, Levi, b. 1826, arr. 6.10.1829 per Lotus with parents William & Mary, m. 11.1.1853 (Perth C/E) Matilda AMBROSE b. 22.1.1831 (Perth), dtr. of Peter & Harriet, who arr. 1830 per Rockingham. To Victorian gold diggings per Evergreen, returned per Louisa 11.11.1852 with gold. Educ. Perth School (1834 list).
BEACHAM, James Joseph. bp. 4.1.1863, son of James Joseph & Elizabeth (nee Thorpe). Pinjarra farmer (1886-7 Alm) .
In 1832 census as Beecham.
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