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James Gribble

Birthplace: Redruth, Cornwall, England
Death: Died in Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
Place of Burial: Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Daniel Gribble and <private> Gribble (Merrett)
Husband of <private> Gribble (Knight) and Harriet Gribble
Father of <private> Gribble; <private> Gribble; <private> Winter (Gribble); <private> Gribble; <private> Milroy (Gribble) and 4 others
Brother of <private> Gribble; <private> Gribble; <private> Gribble; <private> Gribble; <private> Gribble and 5 others

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Immediate Family

    • <private> Gribble (Knight)
    • <private> Gribble
    • <private> Gribble
    • <private> Winter (Gribble)
    • <private> Gribble
    • <private> Milroy (Gribble)
    • <private> Kenning (Gribble)
    • <private> Gribble
    • <private> McGavin (Gribble)
    • <private> Gribble

About James Gribble

In 1871 census, tin miner at Park Bottom, Illogan, Cornwall, aged 23 (born Hayle, Cornwall), wife Mary Ann 23 (born Illogan), sons James 9 [!!] & Henry 1.

Emigrated to NZ 11/1876.

According to Robbie McGavin's 1994 notes:

"James Gribble was a miner like his father.

Emigrated from Cornwall, England to Wellington New Zealand in 11/1875 with widowed mother Alice and sons James(Jim) and Henry by earlier marriage to Mary, on "Howrah".

James' future second wife Harriett ROBERTS was on the same ship, along with Harriett's brother William Henry ROBERTS and William's wife Mary.

James' elder sister Eliza had emigrated to New Zealand two years earlier after marrying Harriet's brother Thomas ROBERTS in England.

Another Redruth, Cornwall miner, Samuel Gribble, 1822-1897, probably related, moved to Thames NZ about 1868.

Lived in Nelson.

Miner (coal? tin?), labourer. Never wealthy."

By Children's school records they spent time at Endeavour Inlet

papers past - James was injured during Rocks Rd construction

James Gribble's Will:

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James Gribble's Timeline

March 1, 1846
Redruth, Cornwall, England