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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 1 Other spouse 2 Other spouse 3 Notes 4
Wife: Belinda Louisa KERRIDGE died at age: 48 Married: 1-Feb-1868 in St Andrews, Christchurch, CBY, N.Z.
Born: 12-Sep-1830 in Felsham, Suffolk, England Immigrated: 03-Nov-1859 in Ship: "MAORI" to Auckland from Died: 4-Jan-1879 in Public Hospital, Christchurch, CBY, N.Z. Buried: 6-Jan-1879 in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Avonside, Chch., CBY., N.Z. Father: Mother: Notes
F Child 1: Catherine DOBBS died at age: 86 Born: 3-Nov-1868 in Christchurch, CBY, NZ. Christened: 11-Jul-1869 in Christchurch, CBY, NZ. Died: 17-Jan-1955 in Public Hospital, Christchurch, CBY, N.Z. Buried: 19-Jan-1955 in Bromley Cemetery, Chch, CBY, NZ. Husband: Samuel SWITZER b. 13-Mar-1859 d. 23-Feb-1947 Married: 10-Jun-1903 in Home Of Henry Dobbs, Ferry Rd, Chch., N.Z.
M Child 2: Henry DOBBS died at age: 76 Born: 4-Oct-1870 in Christchurch, CBY, NZ. Died: 20-May-1947 in NZ. Wife: Mary Jane FARQUAHAR b. ABT 1874 d. 1923 Married: 5-Dec-1901 in NZ. Wife: Emily Elizabeth HAZELHURST b. ABT 1881 Married: 26-Dec-1929 in St Andrews Ch, Hamilton, Waikato, N.Z.
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