Simmons family in New Zealand.
the Rev Peter King Simmons & wife Sara Wright had 4 children who moved from Victoria to New Zealand-
Jane Priscilla went to New Zealand in 1874 for a holiday. She married Charles Ambrose Hodgein 1875 and died in early 1876.
Charles Erasmus Simmons born Sale Victoria in Nov 1856.educated in England after the deaths of his parents travelled to NZ c 1875 . Worked for NZ rail for at least 40 years. Married Bessie Hayward? and had 6 children. I would dearly like to make contact with some of his descendants.
Henry Latimer simmons - a mining engineer - managed Waihi Grand Junction Mine for a time. Died 1 May 1924 Had family.
John Wright Simmons went to N Z afet the death of his first wife. Worked ofr Grand Junction Mine as Transport Manager for many years . Married Adele Cummings ? in 1905 Died c 1932 when he was over 90 years old