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Catherine (Larkin) Edmiston (bef. 1834 - 1921)

Catherine Edmiston formerly Larkin
Born before in Irelandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 25 Mar 1857 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdommap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 87 in Auckland, New Zealandmap
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Catherine Larkin was born before 1834 in Dublin, Ireland.

She married James Edmiston in Mar 1857 in Glasgow [1].

Catherine came to New Zealand on the ship Gananoque into Auckland on 19 Oct 1861. Ships passenger list shows James Edmiston, wife and children (James, Catherine, Henry and Jessie). They had further children (six daughters) in New Zealand from 1861 to 1870.

She passed away in 1921 aged 87 years and is buried with her husband James in the Purewa Cemetery, Meadowbank, Auckland, New Zealand [2].


  1. "Scotland Marriages, 1561-1910", database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2020), Catherine Larkin in entry for James Edmiston, 1857
  2. "Births, Deaths & Marriages Online", [digital index], New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs (, Death Registration of Catherine Edmiston, aged at death 87Y, Date of death 30/5/1921 ; citing Death Certificate 1921/1044

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Categories: Gananoque, sailed 7 July 1861 | Purewa Cemetery, Meadowbank, Auckland