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New Zealand Research - John Thomas Morbey

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Morbytree

Morbytree Report 13 Feb 2013 15:20

Hi,

Can anyone help with the following?

My ancestor John Thomas Morby (b, 1867 in Colmworth, Beds) who married Alice Hobbs (b. 1866 in Bristol) probably travelled to Wellington, New Zealand on the ship Turakina from London 18 Apr 1906. The ship arrived 5 Jun 1906. I say probably because the document only has their intitials ie J T Morbey and A Morbey, the ages are correct but the person travelling with them is documented as L Morbey. It should be S Morbey (their daughter Sarah Ann). A small error possibly, or I could have the wrong couple.

I would like to confirm that this is John and Alice and find out what happened to them after they arrived at Wellington.

Any suggestions for tracking them down would be greatfully received.

Michael

Andrew

Andrew Report 13 Feb 2013 15:45

New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1853-1981
about John Thomas Morbey
Name: John Thomas Morbey
Electoral Year: 1919
District: Waimarino
Region or Province: Bay of Plenty

With Alice.
John is a labourer

John is on his own

New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1853-1981
about John Thomas Morbey
Name: John Thomas Morbey
Electoral Year: 1935
District: Waimarino
Region or Province: Bay of Plenty

New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1853-1981
about John Thomas Morbey
Name: John Thomas Morbey
Electoral Year: 1938
District: Waimarino
Region or Province: Bay of Plenty



Andy

Andrew

Andrew Report 13 Feb 2013 15:52

New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1853-1981
about Alice Morbey
Name: Alice Morbey
Electoral Year: 1914
District: Waimarino
Region or Province: Bay of Plenty

with John Tomas

Andy

Andrew

Andrew Report 13 Feb 2013 15:54

Sarah Ann, domestic

New Zealand, Electoral Rolls, 1853-1981
about Sarah Ann Morbey
Name: Sarah Ann Morbey
Electoral Year: 1911
District: Waimarino
Region or Province: Bay of Plenty



Andy

Morbytree

Morbytree Report 13 Feb 2013 16:12

Thank you very mjuch Andy - that is enough proof that it was them on the Turakina.

Michael

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 13 Feb 2013 16:31

http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=AS19210916.2.126&srpos=4&e=-------10--1----0john+morbey--

(not sure if above relating, NZ Newspapers below)


http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast

Chris :)


http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&cl=search&d=AS19260610.2.5&srpos=1&e=-------10--1----2j+t+morbey--

BeverleyW

BeverleyW Report 13 Feb 2013 17:57

Alice's death?


New Zealand deaths:

Registration 1921/8498
Family name Morbey
Given name Alice
Age at death 57Y

BeverleyW

BeverleyW Report 13 Feb 2013 17:58

And John's

1941/20472
Morbey
John Thomas
74Y

Morbytree

Morbytree Report 14 Feb 2013 08:25

Thank you so to Beverley and Chris, much for the links to the newspapers and the death records. That puts the icing on the cake.

Michael