James Joseph McGrath

ID# 8307, (1907 - )

James Joseph McGrath was born in 1907 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.1
He was the son of James McGrath and Jane Gracie Cameron.

James appeared on the 1911 English Census of 2 Apr 1911 in the household of James McGrath at 13 Newstead Road, Toxteth Park, Liverpool, Lancashire, England;
McGRATH James, Head, 36, Married, Dealer - Motor Groceries, Own Account, Liverpool Lancashire
McGRATH Jeannie, Wife, 24, Married, Married 5 years, 1 child born and living, Liverpool
McGRATH James, Son, 3, Liverpool.2

     Research Note:
Cannot id a correct marriage for James Joseph McGrath.
Have located a Passenger list of the following:
1950 from London to Sydney Australia.
James Joseph McGrath, Aged 43, travelling 1st class, from 120 East End Road - Govt Off intend to stay in Australia
Wife: Monica, aged 35, Housewife
John Vincent, aged 5
James Denis, aged 4
Margaret Mary, aged 2
Clare Josephine, aged 1

Can only locate in England the last two children with Mothers name of Geraghty, both registered births in Hendon, Middlesex.
Margaret Mary McGrath, March Qtr 1947, 5f 424
Clare Josephine McGrath, March Qtr 1948, 5e 742

Can find no marriage of a Monica Geraghty to a McGrath, nor find or id correctly the first two children born
This May or May Not be the correct family.
Have searched NSW BMD's and cannot find mention of James or Monica, but can only search up to end of 1983.

FatherJames McGrath (28 Sep 1876 - )
MotherJane Gracie Cameron (1885 - )


  1. [S78] BDM Indexes online: England Civil Registration online, findmypast.co.uk . Online www.findmypast.com/ www.ancestry.co.uk;, 1907 Sept Qtr, Liverpool Lancashire, Vol 8B Page 98 - Mothers Maiden Name - Cameron.
  2. [S128] PRO England, 1911 English Census (www.Findmypast.co.uk: National Archives England, 2 April 1911), 1911 Toxteth Park Liverpool Lancashire, RG14PN22279 RG78PN1317 RD454 SD4 ED1 SN201 - easier to locate via FMP than it is via Ancestry. Hereinafter cited as 1911 English Census.