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Amelia (Henderson) Phillips (1850 - 1937)

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Amelia Phillips formerly Henderson aka Campbell
Born in Forth, Par. of Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Wife of — married in Coquet St, Oamaru, Otago, New Zealandmap
Wife of — married in Otago, New Zealandmap
Died in Hororata, Canterbury, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Oct 2011
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Amelia (Henderson) Phillips migrated from Scotland to NewZealand.
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Amelia Henderson daughter of James Henderson and Amelia Millar

Born 2 Sep 1850 Forth, Par. of Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland [1]

NB Henderson booklet says 2 Sep 1851 but as the parish registers show baptized 4 Oct 1850 the year is assumed to be 1850

Baptized 04 OCT 1850 Carnwath, LKS, SCT


1 Jul 1875 Hse of James Henderson, Coquest St, Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand[2]

James Stewart Campbell, farm grazier, 32 of Queen's Flat, in residence 2 yrs, Amelia Henderson, 24, of Oamaru for 18 mths married by A B Todd[3]

23 Apr 1885 Ngapara Hotel, nr Oamaru, Otago, New Zealand [4]

Buried 17 NOV 1937 Hororata, CBY, NZ


1851 Forth, Par. of Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland

HENDERSON, James, head, mar, 35, blacksmith b Lecropt, STI; Ameliaa (sic), wife, 34, b Kippen, STI; Children: Archibald, 14, smith's son b Logie, STI; Margreat (sic) 12, b SantNinians (sic); David, 7; William, 5, both scholars b Carnwath, LKS; Elizabeth, 3; Amelia 7 mths, both b Carnwath; Visitor John SMITH, unm, 18, wright b Carnwath, LKS
(Prior households had a hand hewer and a range maker in them, so I assume that by 1851 the family had moved from Cleuch Burnfoot into the actual village, rather than the census page "Village" also including the vicinity of Forth) [5]

Reference: 1301


  1. Source #S93
  2. Marr. 1 Jul 1875 Amelia HENDERSON (24) & James Stewart CAMPBELL (32), 2/202, from St Pauls Parish, Oamaru Marriages 1869 to 1920, extracted Aug 2007
  3. Intentions to Marry: Marr. 1875 James Stewart CAMPBELL and Amelia HENDERSON, BDM 20/20 folio 75/1795, copy taken Jan 2006
  4. Source #S57: Marr. 23 Apr 1885 Amelia CAMPBELL & James PHILLIPS, ref. 1885/1638
  5. Source #S679: Village, Forth, Carnwath, LKS, EnumDist 8 Entry #38, hsehold of James & Amelia(a) HENDERSON, extracted Sep/Oct 1994/5
  • Source S57: NZ Historical BDM indexes - Dept of Internal Affairs
  • Source S93: James Henderson (1814-1892) and his family; Family History by Isabella Chittock, Printed by the Otago Daily Times, date unknown
  • Source S679: 1851 Census Forth, Par. of Carnath, film consulted Mitchell Library
  • WikiTree profile Henderson-2318 created through the import of HENDERSONLornaAncestorsPlus1Desc4WikiTree.ged on Oct 18, 2011 by L Henderson.

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