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Seeking SIMCOX HANCOX and ALCOCK who married WALKER NZ

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My Father Edward Alfred WALKER arrived in NZ from UK 1906 with his Fa: WILLIAM & Mo: Gertrude nee LAWRENCE. Edward was born in Walsall Staffordshire UK on 16 June 1902 and died in Port Macquarie NSW Australia 1995. Brothers and sisters who also arrived in NZ were: Gladys, Hector Granville, Ivan, Noel, David Corinthic. My GrFa: William WALKER shows in the Parish Register at Ref:6b 182 marriage 1896, page 327 of marriages registered April May and June, page 182. His bride Gertrude LAWRENCE appears at Ref: Walsall 6b 1032 on page 187. Does anyone have anything definite about the WALKERs of Walsall (appearing in Census as of Walsall Foreign in 1871, living at 233 Pleck St)?
Several further children were born in Wellington, NZ: Ivan Wilfred (1911), Herbert Constantine (1910). My father's brother David Corinthic WALKER (apparently named after the ship he was born aboard) married Annie Mary DAY and had 3 children: Anne (born 1951, died c.1982 of diabetes), Ruth (born 1952) (married Keith VERNON), two sons Philip and Kevin born in 1980s; and David WALKER who was born about 1955 and is married with 4 children, living in the Sth Island of NZ. Hector WALKER married and had two children, Peter and Patricia (m. Kerse). My cousin Noel(ene)TAYLOR (born 1938) (married to David TAYLOR)is the only child of Ivan Wilfred, wife possibly Audrey.
My full name is Margaret Kable WALKER born 2nd February, 1952 (Mo: Coral Rose nee Kable born 17th March 1914, died 7 November 1994 in Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia. She is one of the "notorious" Kables whose ancestor John Henry KABLE helped carry Governor Arthur Philip ashore in Australia in 1788 and was pardoned of his crime of stealing household silver and linen and granted land in Sydney.] He married Susannah HOLMES and had many children who generally populated NSW! My parents weren't very talented at populating anywhere and I inherited this trait- I am an only child with no offspring, so I make family trees easier!
Also, if anyone can show me how I am related to an Alan SIMCOCK/SINCOCK/SIMCOX etc in Auckland, I would be very grateful. I met him in 1967, so I know he existed.

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by MHyde on 2015-06-14 22:59:56

Im related to the Peach family ie Emily Rosina Lawrence (m) William Peach so will c if you r still on here and get in touch with you

by KableWalker on 2015-07-29 03:23:01

Hello MHyde

That sounds interesting! I have that marriage on the family tree and wondered if there were connections alive today. My private email address is:
kay.walker AT (with the usual substitution).

Would love to hear from you.

Kay Walker

by familydetective on 2015-07-30 05:12:50

Name: William Walker
Gender: Male
Age: 25
Birth Date: 1871
Marriage Date: 23 May 1896
Marriage Place: St. George'S, Walsall, Stafford, England
Father: William Walker
Spouse: Gertrude Lawrence
FHL Film Number: 1526195

by familydetective on 2015-07-30 05:25:56

Census 1901
Name: William Walker
Age: 30
Estimated birth year: abt 1871
Relation to Head: Son (Child)
Gender: Male
Spouse: Gertrude Walker
Mother: Eliza Walker
Birth Place: Walsall, Staffordshire, England
Civil Parish: Walsall
Ecclesiastical parish: St Michael and All Angels
County/Island: Staffordshire
Country: England
Street address: 32, Caldmore Road, Walsall
Occupation: Tailoring Presser

Eliza Walker 53 Mother (widow) Dudley, Worcestershire, England
Alice Walker 26 occ Tailoring Buttoner (All others on census born Walsall)
Clara Walker 22 occ Tailoring Baister
Annie Walker 18 occ Tailoring Clerk
Albert E Walker 13
William Walker 30 Occ Tailoring Presser
Gertrude Walker 28
Victoria G Walker 3
William G L Walker 1

by familydetective on 2015-07-30 05:41:40

1881 census
Name: William Walker
Age: 10
Estimated birth year: abt 1871
Relationship to Head: Son (Child)
Father: William Walker
Mother: Eliza Walker
Gender: Male
Where born: Walsall, Staffordshire, England
Civil Parish: Walsall Foreign
County/Island: Staffordshire
Country: England
Street address: 233 Pleck Rd

William Walker 34 Occ Hame Make (Sadler) not sure what this is diff. to read
Eliza Walker 36
William Walker 10
Alice Walker 6
Hanna Walker 4
Clara Walker 3

by familydetective on 2015-07-30 05:55:37

Name: William Walker
Gender: Male
Baptism Date: 1870 (no date month)
Baptism Place: Walsall, St. John, Staffordshire, England
Father: William Walker
Mother: Eliza
FHL Film Number: 1526195
Reference ID: - 2:354747X

by familydetective on 2015-07-30 06:00:50

Census 1871
Name: William Walker
Age: 7 Months
Estimated birth year: abt 1870
Relation: Son (Child)
Father's name: William Walder
Mother's name: Eliza Walker
Gender: Male
Where born: Walsall, Staffordshire, England
Civil Parish: Walsall
Ecclesiastical parish: St John
Town: Walsall
County/Island: Staffordshire
Country: England
Address: Pleck Road, Walsall
Occupation Shop Keeper

William Walder 26
Eliza Walker 28
William Walker 7 Months

by KableWalker on 2015-11-26 19:59:57

Thank you @familydetective and others. I have all this Walker information from the England Census and FamilySearch. Information from New Zealand is extremely difficult for me to get my hands on! I am surprised I cannot find the connections to Alcock and Simcox. I discovered the connection to Hancox: my father's aunt, Emma Walker married a Thomas William Hancox in 1900 in Wolverhampton. They later travelled to New Zealand bringing some or all of their children: Thomas William Jnr, Harriet Rachel, Daisy Ena and Elsie Irene. I think Thomas William Jnr stayed in NZ and married. The others seemed to return to England but I cannot trace them. A family history researcher named Seth Parfitt claims Thomas Snr was born with syphilis as he was partly blind, and probably passed on the disease to his offspring, hence descendants probably don't exist. I have no idea of the cure rate for syphilis in NZ or the UK at that time even if it was detected early enough. I guess I should put my Public Health degree to work on some research! Meanwhile, I'd still love to hear about the Alcocks and Simcox lines! I certainly do not recognise anyone familiar among the various Rev. Simcoxes nor their offspring in NZ.

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