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John Baxter White (abt. 1866 - 1930)

John Baxter White
Born about in London, England, United Kingdommap
Brother of
Husband of — married about 1889 in New Zealandmap
Husband of — married about 1923 in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealandmap
Died in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified | Created 12 May 2019
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John was born in 1868 in London[1].

In 1871 John was living in Bourton on Dunsmore, Warwickshire with his parents Thomas White Head Male 26 Bourton, Warwickshire Sarah White Wife Female 27 Stretton-On-Dunsmore, Warwickshire and sister Mary A White Daughter Female 0 Bourton, Warwickshire[2][3]

John departed the UK on 25 Sep 1874 and arrived in Canterbury, New Zealand on 31 Dec 1874 on the Crusader

John married Sarah (Yates) White in 1889[4]

John was widowed in 1916.

John then married Florrie (Crapper) White in 1923.[5]

John died on 1 December 1930 and is buried in the same plot as his first wife Sarah Jane.[6][7]

Research Notes

Original reference:- A19301201 Occupation:- LABOURER Native of:- SCOTLAND Years in NZ:- 56 (so he moved to NZ in 1874 when he was 8 years old) Place died:- DUNEDIN

I can find this on familysearch Name John White Event Type Immigration Event Date 31 Dec 1874 Event Place Canterbury, New Zealand Event Place (Original) Canterbury, New Zealand Gender Male Age 7 Birth Year (Estimated) 1867 Departure Date 25 Sep 1874 Departure Place Canterbury Ship Name Crusader


  1. Birth Entry General Register Office UK; database online Citing: REYNOLDS GRO Reference: 1868 J Quarter in ST PANCRAS Volume 01B Page 184 Mother: REYNOLDS (Accessed 11 Jun 2020)
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 28 September 2019), John White in entry for Thomas White, 1871.
  3. 1871 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004.; The National Archives; Kew, London, England; 1871 England Census; Class: RG10; Piece: 3187; Folio: 14; Page: 6; GSU roll: 839251;; John White discovered in 1871 England Census - via @Ancestry (Ancestry Free Image)(website) (Accessed 11 Jun 2020)
  4. Marriage Entry NZ BDM; database online Citing: Jane Yates and John Baxter White 1889/3275 (Accessed 11 Jun 2020)
  5. Marriage Entry NZ BDM; database online Citing: Florence Beatrice Martha Benfell and John Baxter White 1923/1793 (Accessed 11 Jun 2020)
  6. "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966," database, FamilySearch ( : 4 January 2018), John Baxter White, 1930; citing Death, New Zealand, registration number 1930/8892, Archives of New Zealand, Wellington.
  7.; Dunedin City Council; Genealogy and grave location enquiries (website) Citing:John Baxter White (Accessed 11 Jun 2020)

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