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I am looking for the Family of William Henderson , born and raised at number 14 Cornwell / Cornwall Street Lyttleton Christchurch New Zealand . Born 22-3-1891 , he married Emily Frances Johnsen , together they lived at number 41 Cornwell/ Cornwall Street Lyttleton Christchurch . William died there 20-8-1974 . They had one son Cyril who died in a motor cycle accident shortly before his 21st Birthday .
Any info , much appreciated .
Hi Lucy , how is yor research going on Henry Walter Miller ?
I am trying to find out if any Millers in Australia , are related to John Cale Miller, b. 1814 in Margate Kent , England , died 11 July 1880. His Wife was Elizabeth Edwards , 1813 - 1896 .
Their eldest Son John Vaughan Miller came to New Zealand with his Wife , Mary Anne / Ann Boydell , and 7 of his children ( two where later born in New Zealand . Missing is John and Mary's Son , Herbert Vaughan Miller , b. 1867 in St Alphege Greenwich England , , his Wife Ellen Pincombe b. 1856 in Exmouth, Devon England .
All help tracing Herbert and his Family will be much appriceated , as I am trying to complete our Family Tree .
I found a Portrate of J V Miller on ancestry .au , is it a Portrate of John Vaughan Miller born England 1839 ?
It has been handed down ( via word of Mouth ) that my Husbands Great Granfather ( John Vaughan Miller , b. 31-1-1838 /39 ) was sent out from England to New Zealand ( along with his Family ) as a " Remittance Man " ( Something to do with Drink ) , while working as a Clerk for the Admiralty at White Hall .
How can I get Written Proof of this ?
I am trying to go Backwards from John Edward Johnsen , who may have been John Edward Jansen when he arrived in Wellington New Zealand .what I have is listed below.
John Edward Johnsen B . 1942/43 Norway m Bridget Murphy ( in New Zealand )
1. Emily Louise Johnsen( Emma ) b, 19.8.1878 . m . J . Welsh
2.John Edward Johnsen b, 17.8.1878 m, 28.10.1908 in Wellington. Alice Martha Julia Hornig , b. 25.1 1885, lived Wellington then Takaka , 5 Children.
3. William , thought drowned at Sea .
4. Margret Christine Johnsen m David Cassidy 4 Children .
5. May Johnsen m a Sefton
6. Hilda Matilda Johnsen b, 14.4. 1891 D . 30.12.1976 . Unmarried .
If any one can fill in any gaps in the above , that would be most Helpful .
I am looking for brothers or sisters of John Edward Johnsen ( or Jansen ) born Norway 1843 , married Bridget Murphy , born Conty Cork 1854/1855
How & when did John Vaughan Miller & his Family get from Lyttelton to Kaiteriteri ( Tasman / Nelson ) some time between 1880 & 1882
Why did John Vaughan Miller , b. 1839 / in England , leave his job as a Clerk in the Admiralty in White Hall / England .