Sophia Dabinett (Hector) (1823 - 1882)

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Birthplace: Swell, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Owaka, Otago, New Zealand
Occupation: Ag Labourer
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About Sophia Dabinett (Hector)

Job, his wife Sophia and the first three of their children, James, George and Rebeccah are listed living at 29 Sedgmoor Drove in Curry Rivel in the 1851 Census. Job and Sophia were both living in Swell when they married by Banns in Swell, Somerset, 19 Nov 1844. The Registrar was R William Lambert, Vicar, and James Hodges and Rebekah Dabinett were witnesses - no-one signed the register.

From the "Otago Witness" of 2 February 1856:

" Arrived. Feb. 1 "Isabella Hercus", 568 tons, Sewell, master, from London, via Port Cooper. Passengers. Mr and Mrs Edwards and 5 children, Mrs Duncan, James Duncan, Miss Binney, Mrs Baker and child, Mr and Mrs Alexander, Job Dabinett, wife, and 5 children, J. Brown. - J. Jones, agent. [22 passengers]"

Job and his family took up a selection at Warepa. The first house they built was 4 room wattle-and-daub thatched with rushes and the next, a 6-room house was of pit-sawn timber. Their furniture was all handmade with axes and knives.

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Sophia Dabinett's Timeline

1823
December 21, 1823
Swell, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
December 21, 1823
Swell, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
1844
November 19, 1844
Age 20
Swell, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
1845
1845
Age 21
Somerset, England, United Kingdom
1846
1846
Age 22
Somerset, England, United Kingdom
1851
1851
Age 27
Langport, Somerset, UK
1853
1853
Age 29
Somerset, UK
1855
September 3, 1855
- February 1, 1856
Age 31
Otago, New Zealand

Job Dabinett arrived at Otago NZ Feb 1 on the "Isabella Hercus" 568 tons, Sewell, master, from London, via Port Cooper. Passengers. Mr and Mrs Edwards and 5 children, Mrs Duncan, James Duncan, Miss Binney, Mrs Baker and child, Mr and Mrs Alexander, Job Dabinett, wife, and 5 children, J. Brown. - J. Jones, agent. [22 passengers]

1856
November 8, 1856
Age 32
Warepa, Otago, New Zealand
1857
1857
Age 33
Warepa