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Who was James Andrew HUXTON ? married Maria Greathead in Greytown New Zealand 1883

James Andrew Huxton was born in 1827 in Deal, Kent.

When did he emigrate to New Zealand?
Who were his parents?
Did he and Maria have any children?
Where is he buried?

He apparetnly married Jane Anderson - unknown when. She died in September 1867.
He remarried to Maria "POLLY" Greathead who was born in Nelson, Marlborough in January 1847.
Maria's parents were George Greathead and Dorothy Turnball who had emigrated on the MARTHA RIDGWAY arriving in Wellington 1841 - they both died in 1885 in the Wairarapa, buried in Greytown.

1 comment(s), latest 9 months ago

Who was Julia La Prue - died Bayswater, Auckland 1953

Julia Maud La Prue was born about 1878 - whereabouts unknown.
- She married Charles Herbert AVERY in 1898

Do you know who her parents and children were?

I have 5 of her children but not verified at this time...
One of them, Violet Matilda Avery (b.1898) married a Walter Chaplin.

1 comment(s), latest 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Who was Mary Elizabeth QUILTY - born 1851 Adelaide, South Australia *UPDATE

Who was Mary Elizabeth QUILTY?? born in Adelaide, South Australia on 27th June 1851 - died in Welington, New Zealand on 25th Oct 1933.

She married John Mathew Goldfinch in Wellington New Zealand in June 1875.

John was born in Wellington 28th February 1852, the first of 15 children to George Lynch Darby Goldfinch and Mary Futter.

John and Mary had 7 children:

Alice Theresa Goldfinch b.1876 Wellington - d.1960 Lower Hutt
Arthur Lunch Goldfield b.1877 Wellington - d.1969 Lower Hutt
Olive Goldfinch b.1879 Wellington - d.1896 Island Bay
Percy John Goldfinch b.1881 Wellington d.1969 Epsom, Auckland
Eva Goldfinch b.1884 Wellington - d.1963 Wellington
Leslie (Bob) Goldfinch b.1882 Wellington - d.1882 Wellington
Nellie Goldfinch b.1886 Wellington - d.1886 Wellington

John Mathew Goldfinch died 1895 aged 42 and is buried in Bolton St Cemetery.
Mary Elizabeth Quilty died 1933 aged 82 and is buried with John

Quilty possibly originated in Ireland - Mary was born in Adelaide, South Australia in 1851.
Do you know who her parents were?
When they emigrated to Australia?
Her siblings?
How she got to New Zealand?

*Found a passenger list of the JOSEPH ROWAN which left Liverool 21st March 1854, arriving in Port Adelaide, South Australia 16th June 1854.
Amongst the passengers was a Robert Quilty with wife Biddy, 3 year old Mary and infant daughter Anty.
This Mary's birth year matches 'our' Mary - is it her?

Who was Seagreet, Elizabeth Berg b.1877 in Greytown, New Zealand

Seagreet Elizabeth Berg was born in Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand in 1877 - she died in Pahiatua in 1955 and is buried in Mangatainoka Cemetery.
She married Roland Henry Russell in 1905 - he was born in 1883 in Taita, New Zealand son of Robert Russell, second husband of Esher Daysh - Ester's first husband was David Mabeyb who died in 1878

I would like to know more about Seagreet - her parents, where they were from and any siblings and how she got that name

who was the wife of Alfred Stephen KILSBY - Masterton, Wairarapa

Alfred Stephen KILSBY was born in 1903 in New Zealand
- son of James KILSBY (1867-1942) & Eleanor Mary WOODMAN (1865-1935)

his known siblings were:

1891 - 1951 Albert James Kilsby
1892 - 1966 George William Kilsby
- married Ruth LAURENCE 1918
1896 - 1928 Elsie Eleanor Kilsby
- married Bert LAURENCE 1920
1898 - 1999 Winnifred Emma Kilsby
- married Philip George KETTLEWELL 1921
1901 - 1937 Sarah Elizabeth Kilsby
- didn't marry
1908 - 1948 Sidney Thomas Kilsby
1909 - 1987 Maurice David Kilsby

- Alfred graduated from Victoria University NZ with a B.A. in 1927
- he was a teacher

- he married Ruby 'Grace' LAKE (see comments)
- he died 4th May 1992 aged 89
- he is buried in Row J, Lawn A-X at Archer St Cemetery Masterton

his wife Ruby Grace (1898-1977) died 5th May 1977 aged 79
- she is buried with him in Masterton

1 comment(s), latest 6 years, 7 months ago

Who were the children of Adolph Adwin Amundsen & Anna Mara Southee in New Zealand

Adolph Adwin Amindsen was born in Ormondville, in the Manawatu, New Zealand
His father was Amind Amindsen MALDERSEN Amundsen from Grue, in Norway
His mother was Elise LARSDATTER Waalberget also from Norway

Adolph married Anna Maria Southee in Taihape, New Zealand in 1919

Anna Southee's parents were George Southee b.1864 in Lowry Bay, Wellington and her mother was Emma Hedges from Chakrata, India

I believe that Adolph and Anna had at least 10 children
I would like to know who they were

Can you help please

1 comment(s), latest 7 years, 4 months ago

WIBLIN buried in WHANGAREI

the WIBLIN in Whangarei as at July 2011:


WIBLIN, ALBERT - 77 Years 4 Juyl 1962
- at Hukerenui Cemetery

WIBLIN, ARTHUR ALLEN - 21 Years 18 July 1944
- at Hukerenui Cemetery

WIBLIN, MINNIE ETHEL - 66 Years 9 Oct 1955
- at Hukerenui Cemetery

WIBLIN, WILLIAM ALBERT - 7 Days 1 Sep 1917
- at Hukerenui Cemetery