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Henry Ardern Temperton (abt. 1854 - 1941)

Henry Ardern Temperton
Born about in Lymm, Cheshire, England, United Kingdommap
Husband of — married 1880 (to 1884) in New Zealandmap
Husband of — married about 1889 in New Zealandmap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 87 in Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Dec 2014
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Henry was born in about 1854. He was the son of George Temperton and Ann Ardern.[1]

Christening Date: 7 May 1854
Event Place: Lymm, Cheshire, England[2]

UK Census Date 1871: Living with his parents and three siblings in Lymm, Cheshire, England. Aged 16.

Occupation: Bookseller Apprentice

He emigrated from England to New Zealand with his parents and two siblings. They travelled on the Ship Sussex, departing from London on 16 April 1874 and arriving into Port Chalmers on 17 July 1874.[3]

He married Sarah Elizabeth Randall in about 1880.[4]

They had 3 children; Constance, Denise and Eunice.

Sadly his wife Sarah passed away in 1884 at the age of 25.

He married, secondly, Elizabeth Hunt in about 1889.[5]

They had 3 sons.

Henry passed away in 1941 at the age of 87.

Residence: 22 Bell Street
Occupation: Clerk


18 September 1941 - Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand[6]


  1. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch ( : 1 October 2014), Henry Ardern Temperton, 1854; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,"
  2. "England, Cheshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1598-1900," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 December 2017), Henry Ardern Temperton, 07 May 1854, Christening; citing p 56, Lymm, Cheshire, England, Record Office, Chester; FHL microfilm 1,656,845.
  4. "Births, Deaths & Marriages Online", [digital index], New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs (,
    • Marriage Registration of Sarah Elizabeth Randall and Henry Ardern Temperton ; citing Marriage Certificate 1880/3184.
  5. "Births, Deaths & Marriages Online", [digital index], New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs (,
    • Marriage Registration of Elizabeth Hunt and Henry Ardern Temperton ; citing Marriage Certificate 1889/2640.

Census Records

  • "England and Wales Census, 1861," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2017), Henry A 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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