Isabella McLaren (Mendez) (c.1816 - 1880) MP

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Place of Burial: Southwark, Greater London, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Patea, Taranaki, New Zealand
Managed by: Ana Cotter
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Immediate Family

About Isabella McLaren (Mendez)

Isabella Mendez was reputedly of Spanish Catholic background. She brought her three sons to New Zealand, where their father - Charles Lett - lived, in 1854. He died a few months later. Two years later, she married John McLaren, a younger man (29 to her 36) and a working class seaman. He later became Wanganui pilot and harbourmaster. They did not have any children together.

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Isabella Mendez's Timeline

Age 21
Wallingford, Oxfordshire, England
September 5, 1856
Age 40
December 19, 1880
Age 64
Patea, Taranaki, New Zealand