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Emily (Temperton) Calvan (abt. 1852)

Emily Calvan formerly Temperton
Born about in East Chinnock, Somerset, England, United Kingdommap
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died [date unknown] in New Zealandmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 1 Jan 2018
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Emily (Temperton) Calvan migrated from England to New Zealand.
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Emily was born about 1853. She is the daughter of George Temperton and Ann Ardern.

Christening Date: 28 April 1852
Christening Place: Rivington, Lancashire, England[1]

Emily lived with her parents and siblings in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England and then Lymm, Cheshire, England.

In 1871 she was aged 18 and her occupation was recorded as Dressmaker Assistant.

At the age of 21 Emily emigrated from England to New Zealand with her parents and two siblings, traveling on the ship Sussex.[2]

Emily married John Calvan in 1877.


  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 6 December 2014, Emily Temperton, 28 Apr 1852); citing Rivington, Lancashire, England, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,545,461.
  • NZ BDM Historical Marriage Records: 1877/1912
  • NZ BDM Historical Death Records:

Census Records

  • "England and Wales Census, 1861," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2017), Emily Temperton in household of George Temperton, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, England; from "1861 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

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