Delaney, James John

Personal Details

First nameJames
Middle nameJohn
Place of birthBallarat, Vic
Date of death17/03/1937
Age at death60 years


Husband of Bertha Ann Woodruff m.12/07/1911 d.05/08/1926
James as a shearer or labourer when not shearing.
Father of –
Mary Teresa b.18/01/1912
James Henry b.14/11/1913
Kathleen May b.03/07/1919
Bertha Ellen b. 04/12/1921
Edith Honor b. 02/07/1924
All these children went to the school in Muttaburra

Cemetery Record

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Grave number150
Date of funeral18/04/1937

Died from Cardiac failure
Headstone states 1936

Morning Bulletin — Tuesday 23 March 1937
The death occurred on March 17, in the Muttaburra Hospital, of Mr James John Delaney, aged 61, an old resident of Muttaburra. Mr Delaney came to Muttaburra in 1907 and for 17 years has been a member of the Muttaburra Hospital committee, for 15 years a vice-president. He was also chairman of works of that committee; a member and one-time secretary of the Muttaburra State School committee, and took an active interest in the Western Queensland Children’s Jubilee Health Association. He was also a vice-president of the Muttaburra Cricket Club.
He was predeceased by his wife 11 years ago and is survived by one step-daughter, three daughters, and one son. The Rev. Father M. V. Lynam, Longreach, came by air taxi to officiate at a pre-burial service at St Mary’s Church, Muttaburra, and at the graveside on Thursday afternoon.
[Source: MUTTABURRA. (1937, March 23). Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 – 1954), p. 14. Retrieved September 12, 2013, from]