Harriet (Avis) Jones

Harriet (Avis) Jones (1842 - 1924)

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Harriet Jones formerly Avis
Born [location unknown]
Daughter of and
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 13 Nov 1862 in Picton, Marlborough, New Zealandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Havelock, Marlborough, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified 11 Aug 2019 | Created 28 Mar 2017
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Birth Harriet was born in 1842. She was likely the daughter of James and Ann Avis, pioneer settlers in Picton, New Zealand. Her parents arrived on the Settler Ship - Sir Charles Forbes. It sailed from London May 1st 1842 and arrived in Nelson August 22nd 1842. It is not known if she was born on board, or after arrival.

Passenger List

  • Avis
James 26 (Miner & Lime Burner)
Ann 26
Martha 3

Besides Harriet, James and Ann had 4 more children, whose names are not listed in the New Zealand register of births

1849/2603 NR
1852/2917 NR
1855/4124 NR
1857/5788 NR

Marriage [1] Nelson Examiner and New Zealand Chronicle, Volume XXI, Issue 104, 3 December 1862
At Picton, on the 13th November, by the Rev. H. F. Butt, Mr. Evan Jones, to Miss Harriet Avis, both of Picton.

Children [2]

1863/12926 Jane
1866/17472 John
1868/20174 William Neal
1870/22434 Ann
1872/23189 Charles Evan
1874/35491 Maud
1876/9711 Harriet Rosella
1878/14766 Martha Neil
1880/5627 Clara Elizabeth
1882/15301 John Edward
1884/19526 James
1889/18596 Emily
1890/14975 George Alfred

Death Harriet Jones passed away in 1924 aged 82.[3]

Burial She is buried in the Havelock Cemetery, Marlborough, New Zealand. Cemetery Record [4]

Given Names Harriet
Surname Jones
Age 82 Years
Date of Burial 03 Sep 1924
Cemetery Havelock
Cemetery Division Old Cemetery
Block Number 0
Row Number 0
Plot Number 140


  1. http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/NENZC18621203.2.7
  2. NZ Birth Register Online bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz
  3. 1924/5940 Jones Harriet 82Y
  4. marlborough.govt.nz/Services/Cemeteries

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