Joseph Charles Oram

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  • Name Joseph Charles Oram  [1, 2
    Registration Between 1 Jan 1843 and 31 Mar 1843  Medway, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Birth 
    • Volume 5, Page 377
    Born 20 Jan 1843  Chatham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 20 Jan 1843  Chatham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    High Street 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Gillingham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    England 
    Residence 30 Mar 1851  Gillingham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    14 Church Road 
    Occupation 14 Jun 1863  Stepney, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Engineer 
    Died 25 Aug 1918  Blackwater, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cause: Heart failure 
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    Person ID I29489  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2013 

    Father John Thomas Oram
              b. Abt 1814, Sittingbourne, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1880, Medway, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Orchard
              b. Abt 1820, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1890, Medway, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Family ID F8566  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Faulkner
              b. 24 Mar 1842, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Registration Jun 1863  Mile End, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Marriage 
    • Volume 1c, Page 999
    Married 14 Jun 1863  The Parish Church, Stepney, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Children 
     1. Eliza Oram
              b. 1867
              d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Clara Emma Oram
              b. 15 Dec 1869, Lilyvale, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 4 Oct 1953  (Age 83 years)
     3. Louis Oram
              b. 16 Aug 1871, Copperfield, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 26 Jul 1955, Baralaba, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     4. Walter Oram
              b. 1875
              d. 15 Sep 1942, Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     5. John Oram
              b. 1878
              d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elizabeth Ann Oram
              b. 1879
              d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Lily Sophia Oram
              b. 1884
              d. 5 Nov 1903  (Age 19 years)
    Last Modified 23 Nov 2010 
    Family ID F11914  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Birth - Between 1 Jan 1843 and 31 Mar 1843 - Medway, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jan 1843 - Chatham, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - High Street - 20 Jan 1843 - Chatham, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 30 Mar 1851 - Gillingham, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 14 Church Road - 30 Mar 1851 - Gillingham, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Engineer - 14 Jun 1863 - Stepney, London, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Jun 1863 - The Parish Church, Stepney, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Heart failure - 25 Aug 1918 - Blackwater, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Joseph Charles and Elizabeth Oram
    Joseph Charles and Elizabeth Oram

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    Elizabeth and Joseph Charles Oram
    Joseph Charles and Elizabeth Oram
    Courtesy of Ann and Daniel Oram

    BMD Certificates
    Birth Certificate for Joseph Charles Oram (29489)
    Birth Certificate for Joseph Charles Oram (29489)
    Entry 308; Registration District: Medway; 1843. Birth in the Sub-district of Rochester in the County of Kent.
    Marriage Certificate for Joseph Oram and Elizabeth Faulkner (11914)
    Marriage Certificate for Joseph Oram and Elizabeth Faulkner (11914)
    Entry 12; Registration District: Mile End Old Town; 1842. Marriage solemnized at the Parish Church in the Parish of St. Philip's Stepney in the County of Middlesex.

    Census
    1851: England Census for Gillingham, Kent
    1851: England Census for Gillingham, Kent
    HO107 Piece 1611 Folio 620 Page 11

  • Notes 
    • From the 1851 Census (HO107 Piece 1611 Folio 620 Page 11) Joseph, 8, born Chatham, Kent, was with his parents John, 37, Billiard Marker from Sittingbourne, Kent, and Elizabeth, 32, from Bethnal Green, Middlesex, at 14 Church Road, Gillingham, Kent, England. With him were his brothers John, 12, Errand Boy born Chatham, Kent, William, 10, Errand Boy born Rochester, Kent, Albert, 6, born Rochester, Kent, and Richard, 4, born Rochester, Kent. Also present was grandmother Ann Brodene, widow, 71, Formerly Laundress from Averload, Worcestershire.

      Joseph Oram and his wife Elizabeth went to Australia in December 1865 landing at Kepple Bay. They left England on the 13th September 1865 on the ship Bayswater. Their form of passage was free.

      Joseph was buried at Blackwater in Queensland. Later the graves were removed for a swimming pool a plaque is in place at the entrance to the pool.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3364] Birth Certificate for Joseph Charles Oram (29489), Entry 308; Registration District: Medway; 1843. Birth in the Sub-district of Rochester in the County of Kent. (Reliability: 4), 4 Jan 2009.

    2. [S3365] Marriage Certificate for Joseph Oram and Elizabeth Faulkner (11914) (Reliability: 3), 4 Jan 2009.

    3. [S1856] Registration of Births, (Ancestry.co.uk), Mar 1843, Medway, Kent, Volume 5, Page 377 (Reliability: 3), 9 Jul 2008.
      Joseph Charles ORAM

    4. [S3363] Ann & Daniel Oram (Reliability: 3), 4 Jan 2009.

    5. [S3364] Birth Certificate for Joseph Charles Oram (29489) (Reliability: 3), 4 Jan 2009.

    6. [S3400] HO107 Piece 1611 Folio 620 Page 11, HO107 Piece 1611 Folio 620 Page 11 (Reliability: 3), 14 Jan 2009.

    7. [S1854] Registration of Marriages, (Ancestry.co.uk), Jun 1863, Mile End, Middlesex, Volume 1c, Page 999 (Reliability: 3), 4 Jan 2009.
      Joseph ORAM + Elizabeth FAULKNER

    8. [S3365] Marriage Certificate for Joseph Oram and Elizabeth Faulkner (11914), Entry 12; Registration District: Mile End Old Town; 1842. Marriage solemnized at the Parish Church in the Parish of St. Philip's Stepney in the County of Middlesex. (Reliability: 4), 4 Jan 2009.