James Overend

James Smith Overend (1854 - 1939)

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Mr James Smith Overend
Born in Earls Heaton, Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdommap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in New Zealandmap
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Died in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealandmap
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Categories: Robert Small, sailed 6 October 1859.


Born in 1854.[1]

Immigrated in 1859.[2]

1939 Died in New Zealand[3] Copy of Death Cert attached in Images

It would seem that son Robert travelled on the Robert Small, prior to birth, as his birth is apparently, but not researched, in Christchurch NZ. refer notes on his mother and fathers.

Lived 156 Hills Rd Christchurch.

Buried Bromley cemetery, Ch-Ch. Block 39, plot 120


Footnotes and citations:
  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NTCF-PNL : 6 December 2014, James Smith Overend, 18 Sep 1854); citing Dewsbury, York, England, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,542,271.
  2. "New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Passenger Lists, 1839-1973," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FSBT-W6P : 8 August 2017), James Overend, 29 Jan 1860; citing ship Robert Small, Archives New Zealand, Wellington; FHL microfilm .
  3. Births, Deaths & Marriages New Zealand Death certificate 1939/23636 aged 85Y
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Copy of Death Regn
Copy of Death Regn


On 10 Jul 2017 at 02:04 GMT Alan Gordon wrote:

Father of my Grandfather, Rupert David Overend. Alan Gordon.

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