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Looking for HILL family members of Taranaki, N.Z.

Alfred & Julia HILL emigrated to N.Z.with 10 of their children in 1883.
My great-grandmother was their eldest child, Evangeline (Eva, Evelyn) 1862 - 1946.

I have photos and information that I am willing to share.


My great-grandmother was Catherine Sebella TRUDGEON. She was an older sister of Evelyn who was married to William Joseph WAREHAM.

Catherine came to NZ in 1875 with her parents,Thomas Watts TRUDGEON, and Eliza SOLOMON. Evelyn was born in Christchurch,19.10.1895. She was the 15th and last child born to Thomas and Elisa.

I have more information if anyone is interested.

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Looking for ALEXANDERS of Lisnagunague, County Antrim, Nth Ireland

My great-grandfather, DAVID ALEXANDER,born 10.03.1855,immigrated to N.Z in 1879. He was from the small village of Lisnagunague in County Antrim. (Near Bushmills.)His father was JOSEPH ALEXANDER 1807 - 1887.

JOSEPH ALEXANDER had 2 known siblings: Matthew and Matilda. I would like to know whether there were any others. I would be interested in any information at all regarding this family.

Looking for CATHERINE STEEL of Tobererkeigh, County Antrim Northern Ireland

CATHERINE STEEL was my great-grandmother. She married WILLIAM ROBERTSON who was born in 1825 in Northern Ireland.

Catherine and William had 12 children, three of whom emigrated to N.Z. My great grandmother, Martha, was one of these. Other children, Hugh and Robert emigrated to and died later in America.

I have no information at all about Catherine. When I visited Toberkeigh (NI) last year I was able to photograph a memorial that Catherine had had erected as a memorial to her husband William and sons Hugh and Robert. I took photos of a number of other Steel tombstones but have no idea if they are connected.

Catherine and William's children were the following: William, Agnes, Lily-Anne, Martha, Andrew, John, Catherine, Hugh, Adam, Mary-Jane, Margaret and Robert.