Date of Birth: 
c 1875
Date of Death: 
2 May 1933

James was born at Cupar, Fife in Scotland.

He married Eva Ingram (born at Christchurch in 1883) at Feilding in 1906.

They had 10 children, 7 boys & 3 girls. Three of the sons died in infancy.

One son, Robert, served in WW1 & was a POW.

James was a baker by trade. he started at Cheltenham, then Sanson and moved to the Motueka area around 1919. He dabbled as a fruitgrower then went back to his trade.

In 1910 he was living at Weraroa, Levin, with a bakehouse as part of the same building.

In Jan 1910 the building, comprising the bakehouse, dwelling & a confectioners burnt down.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
James McBrydie, James McBrydie (Snr), Elizabeth Brown, Eva Ingram, John Samuel Ingram, Cordelia Lillian Orchard, Bernice McBrydie, Henry Harvey Trewavas, Lily McBrydie, Herbert Graham Mickell, Ronald McBrydie, Nellie Emma Goddard, Eva McBrydie, Arthur Simpson Brand, James McBrydie (Jnr), Bernard (Ben) McBrydie, Mona Olga Richards, Sydney McBrydie, Robert McBrydie, Irene Mary Williams, George McBrydie, Roy McBrydie, Gwendoline Isabel Elford.