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Query by rosiemac

looking for parents, grandparents of sarah emily stanway who married george calder in invercargill, new zealand in 1901, she was my great grandmother

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on 2013-03-02 21:07:33

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by maroldme on 2013-03-03 12:12:43

Info I found: Sarah Stanway married name Calder. Sarah's father: william Stanway--b: Sept 22,1852 Occ Seaman. Mother: Elizabeth Taylor b: April 16, 1854 Leyland Lanashire (?) england. She died in Invercargill, New Zeland on Jan 13/1928 burial
in east side cemetery.
Elizabeth's parents: Thomas Taylor and Ann Wormsley.
William Stanway parents: (should be sarah's grandparents)
His father: Willian Stanway occ boatsman death 10/12/1936 at 263 Herbert Street Invercargill burial : East side cemetery. His mother: Mary Dean.
let me know if this info. checks out for you..M.

by rosiemac on 2013-03-03 15:30:04

Thanks for that - not sure if this right as have no family info on Sarah beyond a note that her father came from Yorkshire. I thought they were farmers as my grandmother was raised near Boggyburn so not sure about the boatman occupation. How did you find the link between Sarah and her parents? Rosie

by maroldme on 2013-03-03 17:21:17

Hi Rosie: Some info came from ancestry.ca and more from www.family search.org.
Plus rootsweb. I found a family tree where it had most of the stanway's listed.
I will see if I can obtain the site for you. Until later..M.
Plus with the info you just gave me I will search on with that in the meantime.

by maroldme on 2013-03-03 20:10:00

I found the tree and I wanted to upload all names and info. but it would not let me.
The tree is Youngs/Scotland/Ireland. I will contact you with the person that
maybe able to give you some other information.
This is what I found on that tree
ID:1461 Name: Sarah Stanway
Given name: Sarah
Surname: Stanway
Married Name: Calder.
Her father: William Stanway b: 22 sept 1852 in Butt's Bridge, Bedfod
Her Mother: Elizabeth Taylor b: April 1854 in Leyland Lancahire ......M.

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