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Thomas BISHELL & Eliza Sophia COULAM - Inglewood

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THOMAS BISHELL (1841-1904) married ELIZA SOPHIA COULAM (1846-1920). They lived in Lincolnshire, England. On 27 May 1875 the family boarded the HALCIONE at Gravesend and arrived into New Plymouth, Taranaki on 2 September 1875. (The passenger list has them as Bushell
NOTE Also on the the Halcione was 30 year old Robert Bishell with his wife Elizabeth and baby daughter Louisa. Robert was a brother of Thomas and was born in Whitepit, Lincolnshire

THOMAS & ELIZA were farmers/settlers of Inglewood (originally called Moatown)

In 1893 a cow belonging to them gave birth to triplet heifers, causing quite a stir around NZ, many thinking that they would not procreate but 2 years later the 3 of them did


The known children of THOMAS & ELIZA:
- those born in England:
... 1
1863 - 1936 Thomas Henry Bishell
- Thomas married Catherine Elizabeth GOBLE (1866-1918) in 1887
CATHERINE died aged 52
THOMAS died aged 73

... 2
1867 - 1942 George Edward Bishell
- George married Ann CURRIE (1884-1925) in 1919
GEORGE died 23 June 1942 aged 74
- he is buried Memorial Area, Row 8 Plot 30S at Inglewood
ANN died 18 July 1925 aged 41
Auckland Star, 22 July 1925 BISHELL (nee Currie) - On July 18, 1925, Anne, beloved wife of E. Bishell, Tarata, Taranaki, youngest daughter of W. Currie, Hillsboro, Christchurch and sister of I. Macdougall, Vauxhall road, Devonport
- she is buried Memorial Area, Row 8 Plot 30N at Inglewood

... 3
1869 - 1962 Arthur Coulam Bishell
Taranaki Herald, 6 April 1888
... Arthur Bishell, a young man, pleaded not guilty to a charge of disturbing the Salvation Army at Inglewiid on March 18
ARTHUR died 29 November 1962 aged 96
- he is buried Lawn Area, Block E Row G Plot 12S at Inglewood
his last address was Miro street

... 4
1871 - 1966 Mary Caroline Bishell
- married George Richard SAUNDERS in 1888
MARY died Christmas Eve 1966 aged 96

... 5
1872 - ? Susan Bishell
- born in Holford Lincolnshire
- Susan had a base born daughter in 1890 (allegedly with William John Lile (1871-1955) although no father was recorded on the birth details). Susan named her Constance Mabel Bishell and she was brought up by Thomas & Eliza

... 6
1874 - 1944 William Bishell
- born in Caistor, Lincolnshire
- William was a marine enginner
- he moved to Australia about 1914
- he married Walburga HENKEL of Germany & had two children

the following children were born in Inglewood
... 7
1876 - 1958 Olive Bishell
- married Gresham John Lory Candish in 1896
- they had 5 (known) children:
1898 - 1961 Mardell Daphne Candish
1899 - 1973 Arthur Gursham Candish
1900 - 1958 Alfred John Webb Candish
1903 - 1971 Harris William Candish
1909 - 1997 Oubrey Albert Candish
GRESHAM Candish died 22 Nov 1912 aged 37
- he is buried Memorial Area, Block 2, Plot 140 at Waitara
- Olive next married Arthur DAY in 1926


... 8
1878 - 1953 May Bishell
- May didn't marry
- she died 10 February 1953 aged 74


... 9
1880 - ? Ann Bishell
- nothing known


... 10
1881 - 1921 Ivy Eleanor Bishell
- Ivy had a baby boy in Woodville in 1903, she named him Cecil - his father was not recorded. Cecil died in December 1903 aged 1 month and is buried in the Old Gorge Cemetery, Woodville
- Ivy later married Ernest DAVAN (1883-1940) in 1912


... 11
1883 - 1928 Kate Louisa Bishell
- married Ernest MILLS in 1916
KATE LOUISA Mills died 20 February 1928 aged 44


... 12
1886 - 1974 Alfred Lewis Bishell
- in 1907 he was working on H. Jenkin's farm on the Lower Stuart road, Taranaki
- Alfred married Mona Moretta LOWE (1890-1958) 1908
- their known children:
1912 - 1917 Alfred Robert Bishell
ALFRED LEWIS Bishell died on 26 April 1974 at Rangimarie Home aged 88
- he is buried at Independent Block Row, 5 Lot 1, Plot 1, at Te Henui Cemetery
MONA MORETTA Bishell died in 1958 aged 68 and is buried beside him


... 13
1893 - 1983 Robert Cecil Bishell
- Robert was a labourer
- he married Ivy Gertrude WARD (1899-1979) in 1920
IVY GERTRUDE Bishell died 23 June 1979 aged 79
ROBERT CECIL Bishell died 14 Oct 1983 aged 90
- their ashes are in the Garden Of Remembrance, Inglewood
- their last address was 118 Rata St Inglewood


THOMAS Bishell died 29 Feb 1904 aged 63
- he is buried Row M, Plot 21S, Memorial Area at Inglewood Cemetery
ELIZA SOPHIA Bishell died 16 years later, 18 June 1902 aged 74
- she is buried Row M, Plot 21N, Memorial Area at Inglewood Cemetery


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INGLEWOOD, Taranaki

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by Delson on 2013-07-22 00:03:29

Arthur Coulam Bishell never married.Iknow this as he lived with us at Miro street Inglewood. Yes another Arthur Bishell did marry Hilda Sowman. Hope you find this piece of information useful. Delson

by ngairedith on 2013-07-22 06:48:14

thank you Delson

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