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Thomas Gilbert

Birthplace: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Halcombe, Manawatu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of John Gilbert and Mary Gilbert
Husband of Helen Ellen Howell
Father of Martha Ellen Gilbert; Ernest Gilbert; Henrietta Kendrick and Thomas Gilbert

Managed by: Diane Frances Charteris
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About Thomas Gilbert

At one time Thomas was a postman at Paraparaumu, delivering mail by walking round the beach. He also worked on the Wellington trams when they were horse-drawn. When first married , Helen and Thomas farmed at Pauatahanui . How-ever , following a family disagreement over a land deal, they moved to Stanway, Feilding where they continued to farm. For many yeats there was little contact between them and the other members of the Howell family.

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Thomas Gilbert's Timeline

March 5, 1824
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
September 11, 1855
Age 31
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
April 3, 1868
Age 44
New Zealand
October 10, 1870
Age 46
Pahiatua, Tararua District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
September 13, 1872
Age 48
Waikato, New Zealand
October 12, 1879
Age 55
Halcombe, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
September 24, 1906
Age 82
Halcombe, Manawatu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand