12-Jul-2017                   

Husband: Henry DOBBS died at age: 76
Born: 1802 in Abbeyleix, Queens County, Ireland Christened: 08-Aug-1802 in Abbeyleix, Queens County, Ireland 1 Immigrated: 23-Jul-1855 in Ship: "COLCHESTER" to Lyttelton via Wellington from Melbourne. 2,3 (see note 1) Died: 25-Nov-1878 in Fendalton, Christchurch, CBY, NZ. Buried: 28-Nov-1878 in St Peters, Riccarton, Christchurch, CBY, NZ. Father: George DOBBS (1773 - 1853) Mother: Frances (Fanny) COLLINS (1778 - 1864) Other spouse 2 Other spouse 3 Other spouse 4 Notes 4
Wife: Catherine WEBSTER
Buried: 16-Dec-1847 in Cullenah, Ballyroan, Queens Co., IRL. 1 Father: Mother:
F Child 1: Lavinia DOBBS Born: 1832 in Abbeyleix, Queens County, Ireland Baptized: 1832 in Abbeyleix, Queens County, Ireland Husband: Thomas HASLAM Married: 08-Sep-1848 in Ballyroan, Queens Co. , IRL.
Sources: (1) Myra KEAY, DOBBS of Ireland (KEAY/ 2006), KEAY-DOBBS, 21/02/2006. (2) Provincial Government, Immigration, -sc- "ICPS" = Inward Correspondence to Provincial Superintendant. Nat Arch April 2006. CP6 ICPS 896(1) / 1855. (3) Shipping from the "Lyttelton Times". (LYTTELTON TIMES/ 1855). SHIPPNG NEWS Arrived July 23rd, Brig Colchester, 154 tons, Adams, via Wellington from Melbourne. Passengers :- Cabin: etc. Steerage: {several and lastly} "H. DOBBS, Wife, 2 Sons, 2 daughters and 2 young children". - - -. L.T., Wed 25 July, 1855, Vol V, No. 285. Page 5, Column 1. (4) Barry E. PYCROFT, Research Notes, -sc- The note is derived from sighting and observing the details of the record written about. -scc- "ICPS" is Inward Correspondence to Provincial Superintendant. Nat Arch April 2006. CP6 ICPS 896(1) / 1855. Event Notes Note (1) -n_immi- {18/4/2006. BEP} Nat Archives, ChCh. Ch 287/ICPS 896(1)/1855, CP6 - 'Colchester', Captain ADAMS for Port Coopper. A letter from P. LAURIE in Melbourne to the Superintendant of the Province of Canterbury, 19th June, 1855. The letter asks for financial consideration for these 'assisted' passengers on the 'Colchester'. Other ships a mentioned are 'Gil Blas' and 'Wild Irish Girl'. P. LAURIE states that it is nearly impossible to get more than 1 per person from the passengers for their 8.8s. passage. ARRIVAL: Lyttelton, 1855, DOBBS, Henry, 51, Farmer. Frances, 40, Wife. George, 21, General farm servant. Frances, 19, Household Servant. Charlotte, 18, Household Servant. William, 17, Ploughman. Emma, 13, Household Servant. Maria, 10, Household Servant. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Name Index