Richard Andrew Shelley

Richard Shelley

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Richard A. Shelley
Born 1990s.
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Profile last modified | Created 27 Mar 2016 | Last significant change: 7 Mar 2018
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New Zealand
Richard Shelley Lived in Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand.

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About Me


I was born on the 10th of October 1994 in Palmerston North, Manawatu, New Zealand to Andrew Shelley and Angelene McBride.

Relocation Relocation

We lived in Palmerston North for about a year after I was born and then at some point in 1995 we moved onto Whitby, Porirua until somepoint in 1997. We then moved to Timberlea in Upper Hutt.


I have two brothers, one from my mother's first marriage, and the second from her more recent marriage

  1. James Shelley
  2. Daniel Stephens

Medical Issues

Since I was little, I have been subject to asthma attacks. For a time when I was heavy into swimming and hockey - the asthma issue had almost disappeared. However now, it still remains. I am grateful that I have not been hospitalized as a result of an asthma attack


Around about 2008 I started going to a pentecostal church. Around about the 14th of October 2012 during the same weekend as I celebrated my 18th birthday - I was baptised.

Talents and Work...


As far as sports are concerned, I have a degree of skill in most of them; I prefer archery, fencing, soccer, Hockey and cricket. I also have developed a swordsmanship form (which I have yet to formally name)

  • Professionally I am a qualified barista, bartender and waiter having studied (and worked) in the Hospitality industry of New Zealand for a time however this didn't work out.
  • Currently I am in the process of completing an I.T degree majoring in programming.
  • Although untrained professionally, I have acquired adequate skills in a number of the construction trades


Since I joined, I have found a few interesting nuggets of interesting information regarding who my forefathers are, and who some of more notable family members are. To me it is interesting to have found that I have a connection to a number of the US Presidents and 24 out of the 25 Magna Carta Barons. Slowly I have been discovering a growing list of soldiers in the Family both directly related and distantly related.

Maternal Ancestry

The main point of interest here is the Mosley surname associated with a percursing grandfather. As a result, I help Debi where I can with the Moseley One Name Study

Paternal Ancestry

Here I'm looking at the study associated with the Shelley surname as that is my surname and additionally interested to see where it traces back to (currently 17th century England) and also the Lock surname as that surname is attributed to one of my grandmothers (currently traced back to 18th century USA)

National Ancestry

I direct a subproject of the New Zealand Project which takes care of our politicians in regards to fully (or as close to fully) categorizing as we can.


  • First-hand information from myself...
  • Second-hand information from parents and grandparents


  • Campbell Braddock regarding the bones for the tables displayed in the linked free space profile pages - Thank You.


  1. I attempt to be prompt in replying to comments or Private Messages regarding profiles I manage or from a comment posted
  2. My priority is my degree, having said that, I will attempt to be as active as time allows
  3. I can and have made mistakes

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Richard is a Wiki Genealogy Volunteer following these tags:
Better to be alert than uninformed!
Uncle fell in WWI
Fly on the wall - keeping an eye on the forum!
Project, number of relatives born here
Grandmothers family
6x great grandfather: Sir John Parker Mosley
Project, Country of birth
The Shelley surname is past down through my paternal grandfather's ancestry. One Name Project
just cause


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On 7 Mar 2018 at 00:42 GMT Astrid (Schellenberger) Spaargaren wrote:

Thank you for your trust Richard. I think things are back to right now. :D Thank you for thanking me! It was just fun to do. Carl was for months in my bookmars as a "to do -profile". Happy I can leave that family again.

Happy treeing!


On 6 Mar 2018 at 22:50 GMT Julie Guthrie wrote:

Thank you for proposing the merger of two profiles regarding my ancestor Erkle Bagrationi.

I am not sure if we share any common ancestry via him, but I see we are 19th cousins!

Richard Shelley and Julie Guthrie are both descendants of Edmund Sutton.

On 23 Jan 2018 at 15:14 GMT Susie MacLeod wrote:

Hi there,

Just a friendly reminder that voting for the WikiTreer Awards 2018 is open. If you haven’t already voted, click here to vote now. Voting closes at 11:59PM GMT on Sunday, 28th January. The exciting awards show will be live cast on Saturday, February 10th, 8PM GMT. Hope you can join us as we celebrate all the incredible contributions made this year.

Susie :-)

On 7 Jan 2018 at 13:28 GMT Paula J wrote:

For over 23,000 contributions, you deserve a Generous Genealogist badge! Thanks for all you hard work!!!

On 19 Dec 2017 at 23:39 GMT Robynne (Thompson) Lozier wrote:

Richard - I think I understand what you are asking. If you look at this profile - - you can see that Wikitree-55 has been added as a co-manager for this notable profile. Wikitree-55 has it's own email address. It is part of my job to be adding Wikitree-55 as co-manager (to the trusted list) for some NZ Notable profiles, and that will eventually be done. Hope this helps.

Regards Robynne Lozier

On 19 Dec 2017 at 21:33 GMT Robynne (Thompson) Lozier wrote:


About the Wikitree-55 page you just left a message on. Your message requests an email address for contact. If you look at that page more closely, you should see three points of contact - the Wikitree-55 profile plus 2 names - Robynne Lozier and Maria Maxwell. Maria and I can be sent private messages. Thank you. Robynne Lozier, Coordinator for the NZ Category.

On 29 Nov 2017 at 06:10 GMT Gillian Thomas wrote:

Hi Richard

I’m the new Project Coordinator for the England Project. I am contacting you, as there have been some recent changes to the project which we are keen to bring to your attention. Please look at the England Project page for more information on the changes and the ways members are able to actively contribute moving forward. Once you have considered how you would like to participate, please contact either myself or Susie to let us know. We can then list your involvement, help you join the Google group forum for England, and give you any other help you may need to get going. If we don’t hear back from you we’ll assume you do not wish to be a part of the England Project for the time being. We really hope you will join the team! Gillian

On 6 Nov 2017 at 18:29 GMT C. Mackinnon wrote:

Hi. Went to Avington in Hampshire and found a lot of memorials to the family of the poet, Shelley. I've added them to the profiles and some categories as well. There are more inscriptions but probably too modern but I'll keep them on file for a while. It's a lovely quiet memorial garden. Shall I add the pic as well? You'll find a pic of the church under Margaret Nichol who ordered the church to be built. Cheers, C

On 26 Sep 2017 at 04:11 GMT Robynne (Thompson) Lozier wrote:

Thanks for that Holland merger request. I looked at the wikipedia article to confirm the spouse and approved the merge. SInce the other PM has not been active since 2015, we will probably need to wait for a whole month for this merge to go through!! Thanks again.

On 1 Sep 2017 at 13:57 GMT Isabelle Rassinot wrote:

Hi Richard,

Found the death record for the Duc de Coigny and added his parents (for now).

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Queen Elizabeth II Richard is 25 degrees from Amelia Earhart, 28 degrees from Lance Martin, 26 degrees from Oscar Wilde and 13 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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