Fernleigh Stephens

Fernleigh Joseph Stephens (abt. 1891 - 1964)

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Fernleigh Joseph Stephens
Born about in Plymouth. Devon, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 12 Jul 1916 in Otautau, Southland, New Zealandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Otautau, Southland, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified 16 Jan 2019 | Created 6 Jan 2017
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  • The Stephens family immigrated to New Zealand on the Steam Ship IONIC in 1905 - Fernleigh was 10 years old at the time.
  • Fernleigh grew up to follow his father into the family trade and he too became a Butcher. His partner in the butchery which they began in Otautau (Southland NZ) was a fellow named Sydney James Walker.


  • 1901 census - "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSWQ-NGX : 29 August 2015), Fernley Stephens in household of Thomas A Stephens, Egg Buckland, Devonshire, England; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Plympton subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  • Also have a copy of the Marriage Certificate
  • Death certificate issued March 2006 - Age at time of Death - 73 years

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Categories: Plymouth, Devon | Ionic, sailed 1 June 1905