James McCORMICK (Snr)
James was born at Kilrush, County Clare, Ireland.
He married Ellen Hennessey (born at County Limerick, Ireland in c 1837) at Adelaide, Australia in 1865.
They had 4 sons & 3 daughters.
James spent most of his time around the Timaru region as a labourer. However he appears to have also been a publican at places such as Pahiatua & Timaru. He is recorded as the publican of the Levin Hotel from Nov 1891 to Oct 1893.