Uncle Jim was the third child and second son of Reuben and Rosaline Crawshaw. He was born on the 12.12.1909. His Father, Reuben, worked for the N Z Railways as a Guard and as Reuben was transfered about various towns of the North Island he was educated at a number of schools.
James married Beatrice Aileen (Aunty Aileen) Walton on the 24.2.1937. They had two children, Barry and Gay. James worked as a Livestock Agent at times and also farmed the Norton Road Dairy Farm he inherited. James died on the 21.8.1982.
James and Aileen's Wedding.
Bridesmaid: Joyce Walton
Bestman: Lou Crawshaw
Above left: Uncle Jim visiting us about 1947
Left: Jim in younger times