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Joseph Gigger (1825 - 1899)

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Joseph Gigger
Born in Wycomb, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdommap
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 31 Aug 1859 in Hutt, Wellington, New Zealandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Hutt, Wellington, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified 15 Apr 2019 | Created 17 May 2015
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Joseph, son of Robert Gigger and Martha Collings of Buckinghamshire.

In 1851 he was lived with his married sister Mary Johnson.

Joseph emigrated to New Zealand.

Joseph Gigger married in 1857 to Elizabeth, daughter of William Bassett of the Hutt, Wellington.

He passed away in 1899 age 75 and is buried at Taita Cemetery. OTC-UNK-99-ZZ-1069.

'Intention to Marry Notice' - No 57 Married 31 August 1859 married at the private residence of William Bassett, Hutt Road by the Rev. Johnathon Innes and others. Joseph Gigger, bachelor, labourer, aged 34 years. Resident at Hutt for 4 years. Elizabeth Bassett, spinster, 18 years, residing with her father, Hutt about 18 years. (Consent given by her father, William Bassett)


  • "England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 November 2017), Joseph Gigger in household of William Johnson, Bermondsey, Surrey, England; citing Bermondsey, Surrey, England, p. 22, from "1851 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  • "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 October 2016), Joseph Gigger and Elizabeth Bassett, 1859; citing Marriage, New Zealand, registration number 1859/1247, Archives of New Zealand, Wellington.
  • "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 January 2018), Joseph Gigger, 1899; citing Death, New Zealand, registration number 1899/2432, Archives of New Zealand, Wellington.
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