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Samuel Wells MP (1810 - 1877)

Samuel arrived into Nelson on the 4th of November 1841 aboard the WHITBY. This is of historic significance as it one of the three ships dispatched to survey and found the Nelson settlement. Martha and ...

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Edward Thomas Webby (1819 - 1886)

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Richard Burnett MP (1805 - 1883)

Birth: Jan. 16, 1805 Fordwich, England Death: Jul. 23, 1883 Nelson, New Zealand Richard was born in Borden, Sittingbourne, Kent to Richard and Ann (nee SImmonds) Burnett. He married in 1834 when he...

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Edward Webby MP (1816 - 1886)

Arrived at Nelson on the ship Whitby

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James Spittal (1823 - 1893)

James Spittle, listed as aged 20 , occupation Farm Labourer, arrived on the ship "Whitby" which sailed London 27th April 1841 - arrived Wellington ( Port Nicholson) on Sept 8th 1841 and then Nelson on ...

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Isabel Mercer (1819 - 1905)

James Spittle, listed as aged 20 , occupation Farm Labourer, arrived on the ship "Whitby" which sailed London 27th April 1841 - arrived Wellington ( Port Nicholson) on Sept 8th 1841 and then Nelson on ...

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Charles Arthur Palmer MP (1818 - 1870)

Charles Palmer ran away to the navy 1830 (1832?), powder monkey of the HMS Powerful (Capt Liardet). He worked his way up to take charge of a gun. 1840: Wounded at the siege of Acre, a seaport town in...

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John Holdaway MP (c.1804 - 1888)

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James Smith Cross (1817 - 1882)

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Captain Arthur Wakefield MP (1799 - 1843)

Captain Arthur Wakefield (19 November 1799 – 17 June 1843) was the second brother of Edward Gibbon Wakefield, founder of the New Zealand Company.

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Thomas Hovenden MP (1809 - 1887)

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