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Stephen PILCHER, Wychling Kent to Wellington New Zeland 1840

Journal by ngairedith

Stephen Pilcher 1794-1865 Wychling, Kent, married Ann McPharlane 1790-1834 in Wychling, England in 1818.
They had 5 children in Kent:
*George Pilcher 1820-1891 married Helen Harris
*Susan Pilcher 1823-? married George Rowland Cleggett
*Ann Pilcher 1826-1839 ... died aged 13 in England
*John George Pilcher 1829-1895 married #1 Ellen Peck
married #2 Lillian Booth
*Stephen Pilcher 1832-1929 married Mary Jane Rowe
Wife Ann died 3 years after the birth of Stephen.

Son George emigrated to New Zealand in April 1840 on the BOLTON
Stephen snr followed in August 1840 on the COROMANDEL with his 3 remaining children.

Two years later Stephen married Bennett Mather Hook 1809-1865 who had also been a passenger on the Coromandel in 1840 as a widow with 3 children:
*Rachael Hook 1827-1921 married James Taylor
*Emily Hook 1834-1875 married Nathaniel Valentine
*Friend Hook 1835-1928 married Martha Morgan
(A daughter to Stephen and Bennett:
(*Sarah Annis Pilcher 1840-1854,
was conceived during the voyage and born 2 months after arrival in Wellington - she died aged 14)

Stephen and Bennett had another 6 children in the Wellington area:
*Annie Pilcher 1843-1893 married William Henry Poad
*Samuel Pilcher 1846-1854 ... died aged 8
*Elizabeth 1848-1941 married Francis Clarence Greer
*Edward 1851-1933 married Rose Churcher
*Harriet 1853-1943 married Charles Hollard
*Caroline Pilcher 1855-1929 married George Satherley

You can view them here: PILCHERS
and hopefully help me fill in the gaps of the spouses

by ngairedith Profile | Research | Contact | Subscribe | Block this user
on 2009-01-31 00:04:21


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by rosergent on 2016-04-12 20:17:06

This is my grandparents and great grandparents
Tawa Pilchers. There is a John George Frederick Pilcher (Jack) B-30/09/1891 D-11/04/1972 and on the 20/10/1921 married Lillian May Booth. Lillian actually happens to be my mothers side and on our Booth family tree :)
There son was John William Pilcher (Jack) B-19/05/1925 and married on the 12/03/1947 to Lola Marjorie McBean. These are my grandparents they then had a son John Wayne Pilcher who married my mum Diane Davies (whos mum was a Booth)

by rosergent on 2016-04-12 21:43:01

Lilian Booth is actually my Great Aunt on my mums side and she went on to marry John who is my Great Grandfather and her my Great Grandmother :)

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