Joseph Charles Clapham

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Joseph Charles Clapham

Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: Leeds, United Kingdom
Death: July 8, 1857 (61)
New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Clapham and Elizabeth Clapham
Husband of Sarah Susannah Clapham
Father of Sarah Ann Deihl; George Parkinson Clapham; Ellen Thompson; William Thomas Clapham; Thomas Henry Clapham and 2 others

Occupation: Clerk
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About Joseph Charles Clapham

Had the Halfway House and Surveyor's Arms.

Joseph and Sarah Clapham arrived at Wellington in 1842 by the Birman, with their seven children. Sarah (jnr) married Charles Deihl; George remained single and was a clerk in Levin & Coy., and died on 13 June 1894. Ellen married Harry Thompson of Takapu. William Thomas married Mary Ann Bould, sister of Robert Bould. Thomas Henry married Jane Edwards, and their son was George J. Clapham. Elizabeth married William Edwards. Joseph Charles remained single and lived up Ohariu off Stebbings Road, and died in 1902. William Thomas Clapham ran the Half-way House (a hotel) in succession to his father, who died on 8 July 1857, his mother dying on 17 March 1864 aged 71. W. T. Clapham then moved to the Ngahauranga Hotel, which was run by his son until No-licence was carried in 1909--45 years in the family. He died on 9 April 1890, aged 63. Thomas Henry Clapham was proprietor of the Queen's Arms Hotel Molesworth Street, and he died on 18 August 1881, aged 53, and his wife Jane on 23 July 1894 aged 60.

Source: Tawa Flat and the Old Porirua Road by Arthur H. Carman p72.

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Joseph Charles Clapham's Timeline

August 6, 1795
Leeds, United Kingdom
September 26, 1820
Age 25
London, United Kingdom
Age 28
Age 30
July 2, 1827
Age 31
London, Middlesex, England
July 24, 1829
Age 33
Wilson St., London, Middlesex, England
December 25, 1834
Age 39
Shoreditch, Middlesex, England
Age 40
July 8, 1857
Age 61
New Zealand