Frederick William Thorne

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Frederick William Thorne

Birthplace: Arams, Newnham, Gloucester, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Rangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand
Cause of death: Phthisis, a form of tubercilosis, a respiratory desease
Place of Burial: Rangiora, Christchurch
Immediate Family:

Son of John Thorne and Amelia Thorne
Husband of Elizabeth Grace Watts
Father of Frederick Thorne; Edward George Thorne; Margaret Mary Sloan; Edith Amelia Thorne; Minnie Louisa Merrin and 7 others
Brother of George Thorne; Jane Jones; John Thorne; William Henry Thorne; Ann Eliza Wakely and 1 other
Half brother of Hannah May Thorn

Managed by: Briar McArthur
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About Frederick William Thorne

Thorne Place - Frederick Thorne was a fellmonger near the North Brook Stream.

He was on the first council 1878 - 1880.

Newnham Street (where the family came from) was orginally Thornes Road.

(From origins of Rangiora and Southbrook street names)

Arams was the name of a farm. It was two dwellings from Ruddle

The name on the birth certificate was Frederic, registered at Westbury on Severn, Mar Qrtr, Vol 11, Page 490.

Notes on death.

He had been ill for some time. Mr Fredericj Thorne of Rangiora, a very old colonist, died this morning. He had been ailing for some time. Evening Post 28 Jan 1880.

Buried Row F No 458. Frederick Thorne d 28 Jan 1880 at age 37. And his wife Elizabeth d 7 Sep 1915 at 72. And their son Ernest Frederick 28 Jan 1971 at 76.

Occupation - Fellmonger.

Batism noted in Newnham Registry entry 176 page 22 Newnham Baptisms P228 IN 1/9 Arams. Son of JOhn and Amelia Thorne Tanner

30/04/1843 reside at Arams, Newnham, Gls England

Uk census 1851, Claize Bailey, East Dean, GLS, UK

Frederick, son of John Thorne, Age 7, born GLS

1861 UK Census - Ruddle, Newnham, GLS, England

Age 18. Born Newnham. Occupation - Tanner

Emmigration - after 9/4/1861, London, England , UK.

Note: Between April 1861 and Oct 1863, he attended the wedding of John Thorne in Newnham on 9/4/1861. He was then recorded at his wedding to Eliza Caroline Watts in 20/10/1863. His death certificate said 18 years in New Zealand so 1862.

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Frederick William Thorne's Timeline

January 18, 1843
Newnham, Gloucester, United Kingdom
April 30, 1843
Newnham, Gloucester, United Kingdom
October 20, 1863
Age 20
New Zealand
July 28, 1864
Age 21
New Zealand, North Canterbury
Age 21
April 21, 1866
Age 23
Christchurch, New Zealand
Age 23
April 21, 1868
Age 25
New Zealand, North Canterbury
December 22, 1869
Age 26
Rangiora, Canterbury, New Zealand
August 5, 1871
Age 28