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James Dabinett

Birthdate: (72)
Birthplace: Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Death: April 30, 1917 (68-76)
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Job Dabinett and Sophia Dabinett
Husband of Anne Dabinett
Father of James Littlejohn Dabinett; Emily Dabinett; Henry Hector Dabinett; Margaret Dabinett; Magdalena Jane Orchiston and 1 other
Brother of George Dabinett; Rebeccah Dabinett; Charles Dabinett; Kate Ayson; Alice Ayson and 2 others

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About James Dabinett

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.

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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James Dabinett's Timeline

Somerset, England, United Kingdom
December 24, 1872
Age 27
Mataura, Southland, New Zealand
May 23, 1875
Age 30
Mataura, Southland, New Zealand
Age 32
Mataura, Southland, New Zealand
Age 39
Opunake, Taranaki, New Zealand
March 2, 1886
Age 41
Opunake, Taranaki, New Zealand
Age 43
Opunake, Taranaki, New Zealand
April 30, 1917
Age 72
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand