I was born in New Zealand growing up in the town of Waipu. I am currently living in Ireland where I am undertaking a PhD. I am engaged to an Irishman originally from Ennis, Eoin Staunton.
My ancestors immigrated from Europe mostly in the mid to late 1800's. The table below indicates the surnames of my immigrating ancestors, where they came from and what year they immigrated in. A lot of these families were involved in the creation of new settlements in New Zealand including Waipu, Puhoi and Maungaturoto.
|Cullen||Nottingham, England||Maungaturoto, New Zealand||1863|
|Bowmar||Nottingham, England||Maungaturoto, New Zealand||1864|
|McKay||Scotland via Nova Scotia||Waipu, New Zealand||1851|
|Stewart||Scotland via Nova Scotia||Waipu, New Zealand||1857|
|Guntern/ren||Switzerland via England||New Zealand||1921|
|Atkinson||Cumberland, England||New Zealand||1921|
|Dodd||Lancashire, England||New Zealand||?|
|Copley||Yorkshire, England||New Zealand||1862|
|Ramsbottom||India (British Army)||Australia / New Zealand||1854 (AU)|
|Morrow||County Cavan, Ireland||Australia/ New Zealand||?|
|Mason||County Down, Ireland||Australia/ New Zealand||?|
|Wech||Bohemia||Puhoi, New Zealand||1865|
|Wright||Norfolk, England||Tasmania, Australia/New Zealand||1835 (AU)|
|Green||Norfolk, England||Tasmania, Australia/New Zealand||1841 (AU)|
My ancestors were mostly farmers. Many left their home countries due to hard times or being evicted from their land. Two were convicts sent to Australia. There are also some sailors and members of the British army in India. I have yet to find any nobles.
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