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James Burton Penny

Birthdate: (74)
Birthplace: Liverpool, UK
Death: February 25, 1915 (74)
Wellington, New Zealand
Place of Burial: Clareville, Wellington, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of James Parker Penny and Isabella Penny
Husband of Theresa Penny
Father of Theresa Mary Isabella Penny; James Burton Edward Penny; Edward Henry Walter Penny; Ethel Marion Emily Watson-Munro; Lyn Hawkins (Penny) and 4 others
Brother of Harriet Victoria Waller; James Henry Martinez Penny; Edward Reid Penny; Marion Watson-Penny; Henry Watson Penny and 1 other
Half brother of Mary Susanna Nevill

Managed by: Peter Norman McGavin
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About James Burton Penny

Birth refs: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JQSX-6ZS and https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J9BH-9SS

Christening refs: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N6F7-92P and https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N2XX-XRX

Daily Southern Cross, 12 Oct 1860: James B. Penny was a cabin passenger on the Caduceus. 1106 tons, Captain John Cass, from London in to Auckland. "Our whinsome visitor the Caduceus, Capt. Cass, long expected, was signalled at last, yesterday morning. She left Gravesend on the 23rd June - the Start on the 28th. The line was crossed on the 25th July, but on account of the Trades proving very southerly, she was driven towards the South American coast, which she sighted at Cape St. Roque. The highest latitude reached whilst running down her Easting was 48° 80°S. On the 6th Sept., in lat. 43° 30°S, long. 49°, an iceberg, and some drift ice, was fallen in with. Capt. Cass brings a clean bill of health, and neither births nor deaths to report. The number of passengers - all told- which she brings is 130½. "

Arrival into Auckland: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nzbound/caduceus.htm

Sufficiently wealthy to farm in the Wairarapa at Clareville two miles north of Carterton (also at Annedale, near Tinui, in the upper Whareama before that). Gentleman sheep farmer, runholder. Large house still stands on Hughes Line (house now called Grassmere), also small cottage on Neiches Lane (now Dakin Cottage). Bought Dakin Cottage off Charles Dakin in 1885, sold it in 1891. In Roy Street, Newtown, Wellington in about 1910-1911. Moved to Otaki about 1914.

Probate: https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK9V-2LM8

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James Burton Penny's Timeline

January 31, 1841
Liverpool, UK
July 30, 1871
Age 30
Whareama, Masterton District, Wellington, New Zealand
November 6, 1872
Age 31
Wellington, New Zealand
April 26, 1876
Age 35
Wanganui, Manawatu-wanganui, New Zealand
November 21, 1878
Age 37
Carterton, Wellington, New Zealand
June 18, 1881
Age 40
Carterton, Wellington, New Zealand
March 29, 1884
Age 43
Carterton, Wellington, New Zealand
December 2, 1886
Age 45
Clareville, Wellington, New Zealand
February 18, 1889
Age 48
Carterton, Wellington, New Zealand