Henry Whiting (1832 - 1902)

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Birthplace: Alton, Hampshire, England
Death: Died in Wellington, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand
Occupation: Blacksmith & Farrier
Managed by: Kate Laugesen
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About Henry Whiting

Henry Whiting ( 1830 - 1902) Christened 1832

Born Alton ,Hampshire . Son of James Whiting and Ann Holland

MARRIED Emma Lewis 1st Dec 1852 Bethnal Gardens LONDON

Arrived in Nelson NZ late MAY 1856 , aged 24 on the Barque "Inchinnan" from Catherine Dock's 10 JAN 1856 LONDON

In 1865 He purchased a property in ref 577 Brook Street Nelson , then later Nile Street East, Nelson

On arrival in NELSON he was a labourer and the established a Horseshoers & General Smiths in partnership with a Benjamin Cordery , this partnership was dissolved 31st Dec 1866 .

He operated his Blacksmith and forge at Bridge Street Nelson from 1868

He was granted a NZ pension April 27th 1899 AGED 67 , He had been in the COLONY 43 years to that time.

He died aged 72 ,surviving his wife Emma by 4 years ,at Kaiwarra Wellington aged 70 5th July 1902 . He was buried 9th July 1902 in Family plot 132 Block 01 Wakapuaka Cemetery ,Nelson

Children of Henry & Emma Whiting : Nelson NZ

MARY JANE WHITING (B) 185 ENG

ANN WHITING (B) 1855

EMMA WHITING (B) 1858 NELSON TINNEY

SUSAN WHITING (B) 1859 NELSON

ANNIE WHITING (B) 1861 NELSON

DORTHY SARAH WHITING (B)1863 NELSON

ELIZABETH WHITING (B)1866 NELSON

HENRIETTA WHITING (B)1867 NELSON

EDWARD WHITING (B) 1871 NELSON

JAMES WHITING (B) 1873 -1942 NELSON MARRIED Margaret Sophia (1st married) 1897 - (2nd married) 1928 Doris Roberta Harwood

THIRZA WHITING (B) 1875 NELSON

DAVID JOHN WHITING (B) 9 JAN 1877 - (D) 4 MARCH 1877 NELSON

HERNY WHITING (B) 1869 NELSON

WILLIAN WHITING (B) 1878 NELSON

LEWIS GEORGE WHITING (B) 1883 NELSON

His 2nd daughter Emma Married Capt William Tinney at Nelson’s Congregational Chapel

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Henry Whiting's Timeline

1832
June 5, 1832
Alton, Hampshire, England
June 6, 1832
Alton, Hampshire, England
1852
December 19, 1852
Age 20
Poplar, Greater London, UK
1853
1853
Age 20
1855
1855
Age 22
1858
1858
Age 25
Nelson, New Zealand
1860
September 24, 1860
Age 28
Nelson, New Zealand
1860
Age 27
Nelson, New Zealand
1863
1863
Age 30
Nelson, New Zealand
1866
April 3, 1866
Age 33
Nelson, New Zealand