Layston, Hertford, England
30th March 1851 England Census Tadlow Gate, Agricultural Labourer
Arrived in Queensland on 28 July 1852 on board the "Argyle"
James and his family are said to have lived at Nundah first, then moved on to Toowoomba after a stay at Bremer River/Town Marie near Ipswich. By 1880 they had arrived in South Brisbane area where most of the younger children remained. Son George (a sawyer) went to Tinana and his son George became the baker at Torquay. Some of the older children married in Warwick and Toowoomba before coming to Brisbane. James and family were accompanied on the "Argyle" by his two unmarried brothers, Charles born c1831 and John born c1830.
Australian Electoral Roll 1903, Ref:-92, District of Moreton, Subdistrict of Nudgee, Cribb Island, Farmer
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