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James Roach (abt. 1846 - 1898)

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James Roach
Born about in Pembrokeshire, Walesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Auckland, New Zealandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Auckland, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Jan 2016
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James Roach was born in Wales.

James Roach was born about 1849 in Fishguard, South Wales. the son of Thomas and Margaret Roach. [1]

James, a boatman, married Celia McCann on 15 May 1875 at the Office of the Registrar of Marriages in Auckland, NZ by John Muir Wayland in the presence of John Copeland, a boatman, of Auckland and his wife Ellen. [2] [1]

James passed away in 1898 at his home on Union Street, Auckland, NZ of cancer of the liver. He was buried on 25 August 1898 at the Otahuhu Cemetery in Auckland, NZ. [3]


NZ Marriage Registration: 1875/999 Celia McCann and James Roach [4]
NZ Death Registration: 1898/2870 Roach, James | Age: 50Y [4]
  1. 1.0 1.1 "Copy of Birth Registration" of Mary Jane Roach, held in the personal collection of Donald Cortesi
  2. "Copy of Marriage Registration", held in the personal collection of Donald Cortesi
  3. "Copy of Register of Death, held in the personal collection of Donald Cortesi
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Births, Deaths & Marriages Online", [digital index], New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs (

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