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Eleanor Agnes PEARSON b 14/9/1869 Appleby, Westmoreland, England (father George PEARSON b abt 1838 d abt 1874 in England) married to Agnes ARMSTRONG b 16/9/1843 Longmarton, Westmoreland, England d 14/10/1910 Hiwinui, Manawatu, New Zealand after marrying George's younger brother on 11/11/1875 - Robert PEARSON b 14/10/1849 d 20/4/1920 Wanganui, New Zealand. They had three children before sailing to New Zealand arriving Wellington on 7/12/1879 on the "Arethusa". They had another five children in the Turakina Valley.
Eleanor was buried at Bunnythorpe cemetery with her husband Thomas John LIND near her mother and step father.
Eleanor had three brothers and two sisters - Thomas Winter PEARSON b 4/3/1864, George Henry PEARSON b 12/3/1866, Edith Annie PEARSON 18/11/1867 (married Arthur Minett HOCKLY 9/4/1889 in Marton, New Zealand), Mary Jane PEARSON b 21/8/1871 and Colin Winter PEARSON b 31/8/1873.
Can anybody assist with further information of her father George PEARSON - his father was Thomas PEARSON of Bongate, Westmorleand, England and mother Margaret EDGER of Tirril, Westmoreland, England.
I am very interested in helping this family as I have a copy of the guests seated at Alma's wedding breakfast in the Ohingaiti Hall (1939) which was very nicely decorated for the occasion. The photograph was given to me by Alma and we have the head count at 139 with 80% named. This was a hung task and something that should never be lost. It was enlarged to A3 sized paper to assist us and was one of my early attempts to be very accurate with details of photographs.
The MAI family arrived in New Zealand from London, England on the ship "England" which arrived at Wellington Harbour New Zealand on