Looking for descendants of Captain John James STANAWAY born c1813 England, died 17 Aug 1874 Tokatoka, Auckland, New Zealand
Capt John James Stanaway is my husband's 3 great grandfather. In trying to find more about him, I've found some interesting data at the following websites:-
John James Stanaway see this website to view photographs/paintings. *UPDATE*
Myras Place - Tides of Time
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This website ... New Zealand Society of Genealogists - Whangarei Branch - Library Books ... 929/4029 The Story of Capt J J Stanaway - (contains many family trees)
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John James Stanaway
16 JUL 1813 Camberwell,Surrey, , London, England
17 AUG 1874 Tokatoka, Auckland, New Zealand
20 AUG 1874 Tokatoka, Auckland, New Zealand
There is a Naval record at the National Archives National Archives of UK which may possibly be the same fellow.
Official No: 129169
Place of Birth: St Geo in the East, MDX
date 16 Sept 1869
Catalogue ref:ADM 188/173
Dept of Records of the Admiralty, Naval Forces, Royal marines, Coastguard and related bodies
Series: Admiralty: RN regs of Seamen's Services
Piece: 129001 - 129500
Image ref: 169/629
The image can be bought over the web and costs 3.50 (GB sterling)
There is an IGI extract:
John STANWAY brn 27 March 1813, Bapt 26 May 1813 at St Marylebone, St Mary Son of Thomas and Maria
John Taylor STANWAY bapt 8 June 1814 at St Marylebone, St Mary
Son of John and Maria
(is this a mis-transcription of Thom?).
No likely ones born in London/SRY in 1841 or 1851 Census but STANAWAY/STANWAY seems a very prevalent surname in the Devon/Cornwall area which are very maritime counties.
...Recent update to this journal, with gracious thanks I have received a photograph of the headstone of Capt JJ Stanaway at Toka Toka with kind courtesy of a MORTON researcher.