Amelia (Emily) was the daughter of James and Elizabeth Burton of Kent. She was christened on September 7 at Woolwich. Emily Burton emigrated to New Zealand on the ship Olympus age 17. She and her family left London travellin in steerage, on 9 December 1840 and arrived in Nelson May 18 1841. Her occupation on the passenger list was sempstress (seamstress). At 17, she married John Brooks who was killed in the Wairau massacre on 17 June 1843. He was one of 22 men killed that day. A year later, Emily now 21, married Samuel Styles. They moved to Wellington settling in Thorndon. Emily (Burton) Styles died age 68 and is buried at Bolton street cemetery, Wellington.
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