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I have found references to Rangikauhata whilst researching Rangikauwhata. Are these different families?
John Thomas Urwin and wife Mary Ann - nee - Harrogate first arrived in NZ on ss"Tongariro" in 1886, accompanied by their then 2 children, Mary Ann (Polly) and Robert Harrogate Urwin. A third child, George, was born in NZ but died in 1887. Born in Brunner NZ was Ellen in 1889. They returned to England in 1890 on the SS "Tongariro" where John Thomas Urwin died. A third son, also called George, was born in England. Mary Ann returned to NZ with the four children, on SS "Coptic", landing in Wellington 22/9/1892.
Ellen Urwin married John Henry Frederick Richards at Foxton, NZ on 16/10/1916. John henry Frederick Richards died 18th November 1918. Ellen subsequently Married Taare Rangikauwhata of Waikanae, NZ (Commonly known as Charlie Rangi. He adopted Ellen's children as his own as his children were adults at that time.
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