WICKENS family Wellington, New Zealand ex Sussex, England
Dear Members, Below is a part of my family tree, my interest lies in the NATHAN/HARRIS # family in particular.
Frederick Nimrod WICKENS born 18 Feb 1830 Rotherfield, Sussex, England died 27 Jun 1909 Wellington, New Zealand. He was the son of George WICKENS 1792~1872 of Rotherfield, Sussex, England and Mary MANSER born 1795 Ticehurst, Sussex, England died 1864 Rotherfield, Sussex, England.
Frederick married 10 May 1871 Frant, Sussex, England Elizabeth Turner PEEK 1850~1896, her parents names not yet known.
The couple had 6 children that I can find:-
1. Frederick William WICKENS born 1872 Ticehurst District, Sussex, England died 1913 New Zealand, married 1895 New Zealand Florence Isabella BALCHIM 1875~1935. Children: William Keith WICKENS 1902~1989; Dora Ethel WICKENS 1903~1963 married Cyril ALLEN 1903~1965; Frederick Clifford WICKENS 1907~1908.
2. Trayton (or Frayton) George WICKENS born 1873 Uckfield District, Sussex, England died 5 Sep 1900 New Zealand, married 1896 Jane Francis Antionette NATHAN born 1875 New Zealand, the daughter of Anthony Charles NATHAN 1843~1942 and Sarah Ann HARRIS # 1844~1878. Children: Trayton Lyall WICKENS born 3 Nov 1897 died Mar 1973 New Zealand, supposedly buried Hastings Cemetery, married 1922 Caroline RIDDELL born 30 Nov 1897 New Zealand, died 1 Sep 1957 New Zealand, the daughter of George RIDDELL and Elizabeth; and John Nimrod WICKENS born 1899 New Zealand first married 1928 New Zealand Irene SCUTT 1906~1944 and they have one son, she was the daughter of James SCUTT and Margaret, after Irene's death he then married Living PARSONS and they have five children.
3. Mary Louisa WICKENS born 1875 Tunbridge District, Kent, England died 1902 New Zealand, married 1900 Henry Arthur HANCOCK 1874~1947. I have no further information on this couple.
4. Arthur Henry WICKENS born 24 Feb 1877 Tunbridge District, Kent, England died 1946 New Zealand, married 1905 New Zealand Janet STEWART 1884~1936 New Zealand. Children: Arthur Stewart WICKENS 1906~1965; and Dorothy Holgate WICKENS b 1909 NZ.
5. Frank Nimrod WICKENS born 27 Aug 1884 died 1908 aged 24 years New Zealand
6. Stanley Huia WICKENS born 23 Nov 1892 New Zealand, died 14 Jun 1957 New Zealand, married either 1917 or 1918 Madeleine Elizabeth ROBERTS 1895~1960.
Can anyone please add to my information? I am unaware at present how/when the WICKENS arrived in New Zealand but it would have been between 1877 and 1884.
WEBSITES OF INTEREST:-
Birth, Death and Marriage - Historical Records of New Zealand
See IGI records at FamilySearch
SWAN and BYRNE Family