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Henry Burling

Birthdate: (110)
Birthplace: Stratford, Greater London, UK
Death: Died in Waikanae, Wellington, New Zealand
Place of Burial: Plot no 1, 136B1, Anglican, Otaki, Kapiti Coast , Wellington, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of James Thomas Burling and Joanna Burling
Husband of Mary Pike Burling
Father of Mary Ann McCarthy; Maria Burling; Caroline Burling; Henry Burling; Freda Rosetta Waterson and 7 others
Brother of William Burling; Mary Ann Burling; Sophia Burling; George Burling; James Burling and 1 other

Occupation: farmer
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About Henry Burling

Henry, Mary and 5 children (and a baby?) departed Gravesend, UK on the ship London on the 2nd January 1842 and arrived in Port Nicholson 1st May 1842. The "London" Passenger List says son Charles died at sea aged 3, 09/03/1842 from "Marasmus".

For birth date see Papers Past 30 Nov 1910.

Papers Past 19 May 1910 'A Memorable Life' says he had 13 children; his obituary the next year says he is survived by 13 children but one died at sea. So 13 or 14 children?

Colonist, Volume LII, Issue 12797, 19 May 1910, Page 4 mentions his early memories.

Arrived in Wellington with his wife anf family aboard the London on 1 May 1842 having sailed from Gravesend on 2 January 1842.

source The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 2016-02-25), entry for Henry /Burling/.

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Henry Burling's Timeline

May 1, 1801
Stratford, Greater London, UK
October 25, 1807
Age 6
Age 18
England, United Kingdom
Age 24
Essex, England
Age 26
Greater London, UK
December 24, 1831
Age 30
Essex, England
Age 32
Essex, United Kingdom
Age 33
January 21, 1837
Age 35
West Ham, Stratford, Essex, England
September 17, 1838
Age 37
Essex, England, United Kingdom