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Jonathan David IREMONGER + Hannah DRISCOLL + Sophia RENDALL - London to Wellington 1874

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Jonathan David IREMONGER was born in 1844 in Clerkenwell, London
- He married Hannah DRISCOLL in 1867 in the Church of St. John, Clerkenwell, London. Hannah was born in Ireland in 1846

They had:
1868 - 1919 Jonathan David Iremonger in London
1870 - 1872 Mary Ann Hannah Iremonger in Clerkenwell, London
- Mary Ann died aged 2 in Holborn, London
1874 - 1875 Frederick Iremonger in the Union Workhouse, Mile End New Town, London

Jonathan (senior) then had another partner, Sophia RENDALL

They had:
1872 - 199 William David Iremonger in London
1874 - 1947 Thomas 'Tom' Iremonger in Islington, London

Jonathan and partner Sophia emigrated to New Zealand on the CARTVALE which left London on the 25th June 1874, arriving in Wellington on the 11th October 1874
- (wife Hannah was 3 months pregnant when they left)

In the meantime wife Hannah was living in the Union Workhouse, Mile End New Town, London where she had a son:
Frederick Iremonger in December 1874
- Hannah died 5 days after the birth
- Frederick died 2 months later

Jonathan and Sophia took their 2 sons William and Tom to New Zealand but 6 year old Jonathan (from his wife Hannah) was left behind until he was about 13 when he too sailed for New Zealand - do not know who brought him up...

In February 1876 Jonathan and Sophia married at the Wellington Registry Office

They had 5 children in Wellington:
Annie Iremonger, May 1876
Louisa Iremonger, Aug 1878
Major Henry Iremonger, Aug 1879
Charley Iremonger, Nov 1881
Ellen 'Nell' Iremonger, Mar 183

They then moved down to Blenheim and had another 5 children:
Evalena 'Eva' Iremonger, Sep 1885
Albert Iremonger, Jun 1887
Alfred Iremonger, Jan 1890
Joseph 'Joe' Iremonger, Dec 1891
George Iremonger, Nov 1894

Jonathan and Sophia moved to the Waikato area of Hamilton where some of their family had moved and settled

Sophia died in 1931 aged 82 in 40 Rostrevor St, Hamilton
- she is buried in Location BB-N-015 of Hamilton East Cemetery
Jonathan died in 1941 aged 97 in 40 Rostrevor St, Hamilton
- he is buried in Location BB-N-016 of the Hamilton East Cemetery

40 Rostrevor St is now the CBD of Hamilton

The children's spouses can be seen at Jonathan's link

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by allycat on 2010-05-03 09:31:25

Interestingly there are RENDELL and IRONMONGER connected to my late mother-in-law's HARRIS tree in New Zealand. The RENDELLs were from Ringmore, Stokeinteignhead, Devon, England 1800s and IRONMONGERs were from Hoo, Kent, England 1700s.

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