Edward Biddle (1820 - 1871) MP

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Place of Burial: Nelson , New Zealand
Birthplace: Alveston, Gloucestershire, England
Death: Died in Nelson, Nelson City, Nelson, New Zealand
Occupation: Shoe Maker, Agricultural Labourer
Managed by: Don Cortesi
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About Edward Biddle

Edward comes from Alveston Thornbury Gloucester England, he and his wife Annie Leach, also of Alveston England, emmigrated to NZ in 1841 on the Katherine Forbes ship with their eldest boy Edgar. The ship landed at Petone, Wellington. The family settled in Mt Eden, Auckland and Edwards occupation was listed as a Gardner. They had more children further on with the addition of John William, Lucy and Benjamin (Benedict) our ancestor who was born in 1848 then their youngest sister Hannah Annie. Annie Leach died in 1850 a year or so after the birth of Hannah, she was only 32 years old. Hannah was taken back to England after this where she grew up.

Source: Biddle Family Tree website - Peti Pukepuke Ahitapu.

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Edward Biddle's Timeline

September 17, 1820
Alveston, Bristol, Gloucester, England
Alveston, Gloucestershire, England
August 2, 1839
Age 19
Alveston, Gloucestershire, England
July 6, 1840
Age 20
Age 20
Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England
October 7, 1842
Age 22
January 24, 1845
Age 25
Chatham Islands, New Zealand
October 24, 1847
Age 27
Auckland, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand