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the children of Charles HOLLAND & Ada Augusta Oriental GILES, New Zealand

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Charles HOLLAND was born in 1857 and come out to New Zealand with his parents Robert (38) and Anne (37) Holland from Nafferton, Yorkshire, England on the sailing ship Lancastershire Witch arriving in Lyttleton, Christchurch on 15 October 1863
Robert and Jane were accompanied by their 6 children, George William 13, Mary Jane 11, Frederick 9, Charles 6, Henry 3 and infant Sarah Jane

Ada Augusta Oriental GILES was born on 27 November 1855, on board the sailing barque Oriental at latitude 23 degrees north.
Her parents Launcelot and Rachel Giles and 8 other children, were on a voyage from Somersetshire, England to their new home in New Zealand.
Ada was christened before crossing the equator an English birth Adas parents included the name of the ship in her name
Her parents had 3 other children, born in NZ a total of 12

Charles and Ada married on 22 December 1875 at the Eyreton Anglican Church, along with her brother Benjamin Giles who married Mary Anne Bailey

They settled in Clarkville, Kaiapoi, North Canterbury

Some say Charles & Ada brought up 11 children, 6 sons & 5 daughters
I have only found ten children 6 sons & 4 daughters:

1876 - 1961 Obed Charles Holland
- wife not found

1877 - 1952 George Robert Holland
- married Alice Luisa JACKSON in 1904

1879 - Annie Florence Holland
- married Thomas MERCER in 1908

1881 - Amy Elizabeth Holland
- married George JACKSON in 1899

1883 - 1966 Sarah Jane Holland
- Sarah didn't marry

1884 - 1945 Frederick John Holland
- married Elsie Jane VAUGHAN in 1906

1886 - 1893 Launcelot Holland
- wife not found

1888 - 1960 John Edward Holland
- married Daisy Eveline PEARCE in 1914

1891 - 1974 Thomas Henry Holland
- possibly married Mary Frances CARROLL in 1915

1894 - Edith Maud Holland
- married Alexander Joseph PATERSON in 1918

Charles developed cancer and died in Hodds Private Hospital, Christchurch on 5 November 1895 aged 39
He is buried in the Kaiapoi Anglican Cemetery

Ada continued to live in her own home looked after by Sarah, Doris and Dick until her death in March 1939 aged 83
She is buried beside her husband Charles

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by tamson on 2011-01-29 20:59:06

Elsie Jane Vaughan was the daughter of Frank & Charlotte Vaughan of Clarkville. They arrived at Lyttelton on the Geraldine Paget in 1874 Frank had 2 brothers also living at Clarkville. Augustus Vaughan and Henry Cave Vaughan. They were from Forest Green Gloucestershire.

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