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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Pre-1839 foreigners in New Zealand

    This website attempts to list all the non-Maori people who were living, or had lived, in New Zealand, prior to the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840. https://sites.google.com/site/pre1839settlersinnz/home/Explanatory-notes

    Started by christanel‎, 17-09-2015 8:32 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Sticky: New Zealand Military

    Auckland Museum Cenotaph http://muse.aucklandmuseum.com/databases/Cenotaph/locations.aspx? A guide to finding military records relating to those who fought in or for New Zealand. Discusses New Zealand and UK resources, how to find a regiment name or number, etc....

    Started by christanel‎, 14-02-2014 12:22 AM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: New Zealand Resource links

    http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/SimpleSearchResults.do Archway is Archives New Zealand’s system for documenting government records and contains descriptions of over 1.5 million records that have been transferred from government agencies to four offices in Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin and...

    Started by christanel‎, 13-02-2014 11:15 PM
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  1. Cunneens in Wellington

    Hello, I am having problems finding out what happened to John Cunneen and his family. John was born in Ireland and was living in the Vale, Guernsey Channel Islands, working as a stone cracker in the 1861 Eng census with his wife Mary and 3 children Catherine, Thomas and Michael, and again in...

    Started by soden55‎, 10-11-2016 7:23 AM
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  2. Peter Bartle death

    How would I go about finding the death of a Peter Bartle born 1827 in France. He moved to Wales when he was a small child, Married Maria Brown and went to live in America with his children. I have been led to believe that he went to New Zeland and that is where he died. hope somebody can help ...

    Started by SBSFamilyhistory‎, 17-11-2008 2:58 PM
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  3. Harding/Rochfort

    I am looking for information on Lewis/Louis Harding. He was a mariner in the late 1800's in Auckland and is listed in Wises directory. Trying to find when he married Louisa Rochfort. Any help is appreciated. It does also appear that she had 2 children when her surname was Harvey. I dont know...

    Started by shaste‎, 23-03-2017 5:05 AM
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  4. swann family

    Charles Swann migrated from England to NZ, not sure re dates. He met Caroline Britnell and had 10 children all born in Riwaka from 1855 - 1874. I have been told that they married around 1874 in Kaiteriteri. One of the childeren Lois stayed in NZ whilst the rest of the family moved to Aust. Lois...

    Started by brookos‎, 14-08-2006 2:21 AM
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  5. James William Humphreys SCOTLAND

    For anyone with James in their family tree ........................... Have you seen the book "Venture the Far Horizon" by E E Harvie published in 1966? I bought this book recently and it contains descriptions of James' flying career. The book was dedicated to Mabel Louisa SCOTLAND. ...

    Started by David Tuson‎, 29-09-2016 1:21 AM
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  6. Elspeth Skene/Murdoch

    Hello all, I need some help to make sense of one person in this family. John Murdoch married Ann McIntosh - 12 Dec 1863, Knockando, Moray, Scotland. I have them both on the census in 1861 and earlier. Their daughter Elspeth Murdoch is born 10 Mar 1864 at Rothes, Moray – I have the...

    Started by KathNZ‎, 28-11-2015 4:45 AM
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  7. New Zealand Searcher Party - Crete - 1945

    Whilst idly Googling the name of my village here in Crete I came upon this document "WHEN THE WAR IS OVER – LET THE BATTLE BEGIN" Prepared and Edited by Paul R London A post wartime narrative following the exploits of the three-man 1st New Zealand Searcher Party on Crete hich I...

    Started by margarita‎, 03-08-2008 11:48 AM
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  8. TOWNSEND, Migrated 1951

    I have these loose ends (a couple among many) in some research I am doing. Sophia Townsend b. 27-2-1915 in Ede, d. ? in New Zealand. Migrated to New Zealand on 18th May 1951. William Townsend b. 15-5-1916 in Amsterdam, d. ? in New Zealand. Migrated to New Zealand on 18th May 1951. These...

    Started by GeoffD‎, 30-01-2010 9:00 AM
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  9. Help needed please Gerald Trevor Cooke

    Gerald Trevor Cooke was born 1898 in Herefordshire England. He served from his medal card with the Princess Charlotte pf Wales Royal Berkshire regiment RF and RAF. his address Swimmore Croft Ledbury Road Hereford. This is also the address on his marriage certificate to Nellie Elizabeth Ashburner in...

    Started by Dotti‎, 09-03-2015 11:39 AM
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  10. PASLEY surname

    Is anyone researching the PASLEY family in the 19th century? :detective: I have a Sadie Jane Tuson who married a Gilbert Kennedy Pasley in 1894. His parents were Edward William and Frances Letitia (nee Huddleston) I have lots of information on Sadie, her parents and descendants, but I would like...

    Started by David Tuson‎, 09-10-2014 6:01 AM
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  11. William Newman Thomson = Laura Brown

    I am looking for any living family of the about. Laura Brown went to New Zealand on holiday in 1912 and met either on voyage or there William , married him in 1913 , shee died 1932 and he remarried. But i know of two children Mary born 1914 but she had no children as far s I know, Also a Betty...

    Started by Jolly Roger‎, 22-02-2008 10:16 AM
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  12. Where the * is George

    George Maxwell McKay was born 1877 in Roxburgh, Otago, New Zealand. In 1897 he married Lily Guy at the Registrar’s Office in Dunedin. Their son George Colvin McKay was born in October of the same year. George then seems to disappear off the face of the earth. Lily re-married in 1906 but, no, I...

    Started by KathNZ‎, 20-05-2013 3:04 AM
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  13. Carr Famiily New Zealand

    I am trying to trace the descendents of Patience Carr (maiden name Downing) and her husband Alexander Carr, Patience was my grandma's cousin. Alexander & Patience had 5 children and here is what I know so far, does anyone have access to the CD on births and marriages in NZ or is there anyone...

    Started by knoxru‎, 18-04-2013 6:09 PM
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  14. help finding this family

    hi everyone, i have been searching my family history for a while now but there is a few links that seem impossible to fill,what i know is that margaret sloan dob 11/feb/1897 may have married unsure and possible moved to new zealand after 1940 but can confirm nothing about her,also her sister ann...

    Started by zander‎, 11-04-2013 5:29 PM
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  15. BRAKE Family

    I'm trying to trace the decendants of a John and Lina BRAKE (nee HALL). Lina was born in Lepperton Taranaki in 1868 to a George and Catherine HALL (nee REARDON). She married John BRAKE in 1886. Any info would be helpful. Irene

    Started by IreneH‎, 22-02-2007 8:26 PM
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  16. Henry Qualmer married Theresa Delaney

    I am interested in finding out if a marriage certificate from 1864 for the above couple would list their parents. In a court case in Australia Theresa is listed as a cousin of Edward Sarsfield Delaney and I am trying to find out how. I do have her death certificate, she died in NSW 15 Dec 1901...

    Started by michellemcintosh3‎, 31-03-2013 10:01 PM
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  17. Smile John Leece Moore Married to Ellen Jane Stiven

    John leece Moore Married Ellen Stiven at Lawrence in 1884 we are trying to track any info on the family of these 2 individuals, Especially Ellen Stiven whom we believe to be of Scottish Descent. Also trying to Track any Family of Violet Glen 1889 - 1960 The Glen History is a little sketchy as to a...

    Started by Mark Humphreys‎, 21-02-2010 11:42 PM
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  18. HERBERT EDWARD HOTHERSALL, in New Zealand

    HERBERT EDWARD HOTHERSALL, from Preston Lancashire, AKA, EDWARD JOSEPH HOTHERSALL in New Zealand Edward ( possibly also known as Ted) was born 13th November 1893, at Lightfoot House Farm, Broughton near Preston, to Edward Gregory Hothersall & Elizabeth Heyes. Around this time his father...

    Started by michaelbrian‎, 18-02-2013 10:02 PM
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  19. Question Christchurch Newspapers - 1902 - Death Notices

    My g grandfather, Robert George Naish (age 36yrs, blacksmith) died suddenly of a heart attack on the 12th August 1902 in Springston. He left a wife and 5 young girls. His father died in the same way at much the same age. There was an inquiry as the death was so sudden and I have a copy of the...

    Started by mary elms‎, 17-11-2005 8:22 PM
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  20. Riccarton Cemetery

    Hello folks, In September 1877 George Holmes was buried at Riccarton. The Rev C Bowen officiated, the service according to the rites of the Church of England. A few months later Holmes' son died in New York and was returned for burial in "the family vault". Googling around, I can see...

    Started by Lenore‎, 27-01-2013 7:39 AM
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