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Henry John Seymour (abt. 1872 - 1939)

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Henry John Seymour
Born about in Berkshire, Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealandmap
[children unknown]
Died in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified | Created 15 Aug 2018
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A copy of the marriage certificate for Henry John Seymour and Mary Myall (nee Hamilton) provides us with quite a bit of info. They were married on 29th December 1915.

1872 Birth According to the marriage certificate, Henry was 43 years old in 1915, hence the deduced birth year of 1872. His birthplace is listed as Berkshire and his parents are John Seymour, a hotel keeper, and Eliza Amy Hemsley.

1915 Marriage A copy of the Marriage Certificate informs us that Henry married Mary Myall on December 29th 1915 at the residence of Mrs Myall, 13 Trafalgar Street, St Albans, Christchurch.

1939 Death Henry died on the 6th February, 1939. At the time he was living in Jubilee Avenue, North Brighton. [1] [2] The Christchurch Cemeteries Database tells us that Henry was buried at the Bromley Cemetery and had been in NZ about 54 years, implying an immigration year of about 1885. [3]


  1. 1939 NZ Newspaper report [1]
  2. 1939 NZ BDM Death Search [2] Registration Number 1939/15409
  3. 1939 Christchurch City Council Cemeteries Database [3]

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