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Edmund Spencer

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Basingstoke, Hampshire, England
Death: Died in Wellington, New Zealand
Place of Burial: Bolton Street Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of William Spencer and Judith Spencer (Bignal)
Husband of Ann Frost Spencer
Father of Susannah Tonks; Harriet Ann Maslen; Thomas Spencer; Jane Prince; Elizabeth Hill and 5 others
Brother of Mary Spencer; William Spencer; Charles Spencer; George Spencer; Sarah Spencer and 5 others

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1813
June 27, 1813
Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

name: Edmund Spencer
gender: Male
baptism/christening date: 27 Jun 1813
baptism/christening place: , BASINGSTOKE, HAMPSHIRE, ENGLAND
father's name: William Spencer
mother's name: Judith
indexing project (batch) number: C13654-2
system origin: England-VR
source film number: 1041202
reference number: 2:1Z2D45L

1813
Basingstoke, Hampshire, England
1832
November 6, 1832
Age 19
UK

Private Edmund Spencer (no. 1001) enlisted.

(Records of the 65th Regiment)

1841
October 1841
Age 28
Devonport, Devonshire, UK

UK Births Marriages Deaths - Volume 9 Page 479

1842
November 9, 1842
Age 29
Bury, Liverpool, Lancashire, England

British BMD Birth Registration - December 1843 Volume 20 Page 471

1846
November 1846
Age 33
at sea on voyage to NZ
1847
January 14, 1847
Age 34
Auckland, New Zealand

Sir Robert Peel

Departed Gravesend 19 September 1846, arrived Auckland 14 January 1847; notes - all the married officers and men and families of the regiment (measles), source - Broughton; passengers - 65th - Lieut. Colonel Gold and other married officers, 16 sergeants, 45 rank and file, 51 women and 75 children.

August 7, 1847
Age 34
Wellington, New Zealand

The whole of the 65th arrived in Wellington from Auckland

1848
1848
Age 35
Wellington, New Zealand

The headquarters of the 630 men of 65th Regiment were established in Wellington, and Edmund Spencer was posted there, where he stayed for the remainder of his life. His son Thomas was born in Wellington and also joined the 65th when he came of age.

1849
1849
Age 36
Wellington, New Zealand