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Lester family,Bedminster,Gloucester,Somerset

Query by greybeard

Looking for Lesters from Bedminster.
Have William m Rhoda (Rodda)(Grifford)both b1818/19 West Penard,Somerset.Children emigrated to NZ 1875 on"Hannibal"Bristol-Greymouth,William James 22,Sophia Mary 18,Frederick George 15,Caroline Rodda 11.Another sister Adeline (29) and son?Henry(6) stayed in England.Have trees for NZ members.
Looking for Adeline,Henry or father William siblings.
I know a family traveled to Murchison looking for relations a few years ago.Failed to use the phone book as the only Lesters in Nelson,the closest city,would have found us.Only 5 numbers to check.3 related so good odds.
Have oral history relating uncles? of above going to USA,South Africa,Australia around 1870.One stopping in each country.Anyone related?
Both William and Rhoda(Rodda)b1818/19 West Penard,Somerset.Any Lesters from here?
Anyone know:Annie Lester "Ann Dymes"XLondon-Nelson NZ arrived 2/3/1864
Elizabeth Lester 32 nurse X Middlesex "Michaelangelo"xGreymouth 31/10/1874 arrive Nelson 22/1/1875.
James Lester traveled Greymouth- Melbourne 5/9/1872 on"Sarah and Mary"

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on 2012-01-07 16:15:31

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by palnz on 2014-02-06 02:02:39

I don't have any further information about Adeline and Henry but very interested in your info, William and Rhoda are my great great great grandparents... and now I'm a granddad too.
let me know if you can.

by greybeard on 2014-02-06 19:18:00

Congratulations on becoming a Granddad.I have 7.8 grandkids and it is good fun.Where do you fit in?We have a bigger family tree on ancestry.com.Use this one only to collect others using this site.Always eager to extend our tree.Have lots of stuff on your NZ relations if you want it.John

by greybeard on 2014-11-25 23:37:55

Adeline Ellen baptised 5/11/1843 St Nicholas,West Pennard.Mother Rhodah Gifford.
Son Henry 1866-1879
Sophia Mary 1871-1945
Francis Henry 1878-1950
Annie 1884-1885
Where are you?Do you have William/Rhoda siblings?
I have lots of Lesters in same area..West pennard,East PennardWest Bradley,Glastonbury,Portbury.Need help to connect.
Which line do you descend?
Lester family reunion next march at Murchison New Zealand
Maybe see you there

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