Family of James NEWMAN

Husband: James NEWMAN (1799-1850)
Wife: (unknown)
Children: John NEWMAN (1822?-1850)

Husband: James NEWMAN

Name: James NEWMAN
Sex: Male
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 1799 Worthing, Sussex, England
Death 25 Nov 1850 (age 50-51) At sea - see notes

Child 1: John NEWMAN

Name: John NEWMAN
Sex: Male
Spouse: Caroline PARSONS (1822- )
Birth 1822 (app) Sussex
Death 25 Nov 1850 (age 27-28) At sea - see notes

Note on Husband: James NEWMAN - shared note

James Newman along with his son John (husband of Caroline Parsons) and 11 other Worthing fishermen were involed in the attempted rescue of a trading barque called the Lallah Rookh which was in danger of floudering. Both James and his son were drowned.


In the second boat launched James Searle baptised 26/03/1848 Broadwater (Baptised Richard James) was among those who helped in the rescue.