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William AYERS

Male 1843 - 1931  (88 years)


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  • Name William AYERS 
    Born 26 Jan 1843  South Leigh, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1875  Labourer Stated On Passenger List Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Emigration 7 Jan 1875  Gravesend, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Immigration 3 May 1875 
    Lyttelton, NZ (114 Days) 
    Religion 1931 
    Anglican (as stated on cemetery record) 
    Died 29 Dec 1931  Carnarvon, Manawatu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 30 Dec 1931  Feilding Cemetery, Feilding, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I1731  Moore Brickland Family Tree
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2019 

    Family Ann Maria GOUGH,   b. 4 Apr 1843, North Leigh/Witney, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1916, Feilding, Manawatu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 18 Sep 1864 
    Children 
     1. Ann Fanny AYERS,   b. 4 Apr 1866, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Elizabeth Harriet AYERS,   b. 24 Aug 1867, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. George Francis AYERS,   b. 1869, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. William Edward AYERS,   b. 18 Jan 1873, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1951  (Age 78 years)
    +5. Albert Tintern AYERS,   b. 9 Jan 1875, At Sea - Bay of Biscay aboard 'Tintern Abbey' Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1916, Cheltenham , NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     6. Mary Emma AYERS,   b. 18 Dec 1876, Canterbury, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1958  (Age 81 years)
    +7. Ernest Robert AYERS,   b. 18 Sep 1878, Lincoln, Canterbury, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 5 Aug 1952, Feilding Cemetery, Feilding, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
     8. Edith Minnie AYERS,   b. 20 Aug 1880, Christchurch, Canterbury, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1898, Greenpark, Christchurch, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     9. John Henry AYERS,   b. 18 Dec 1883, Christchurch, Canterbury, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Alfred Arthur AYERS,   b. 19 Sep 1885, Canterbury, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Florence Jane AYERS,   b. Abt 1888, Greenpark, Christchurch, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Lily Lavinia AYERS,   b. 20 Jul 1890, Canterbury, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1981  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2006 
    Family ID F512  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Jan 1843 - South Leigh, Oxfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Witney:
      Created 1st July 1837. Mainly in Oxfordshire, but included parts of Berkshire and Gloucestershire.
      Sub-districts : Bampton; Burford; Eynsham (Ensham); Witney.
      GRO volumes : XVI (1837-51); 3a (1852-1930).
      Alvescot, Asthall, Aston and Cote, Bampton, Black Bourton, Brighthampton, Brize Norton, Broadwell, Broughton Poggs, Burford, Chimney, Clanfield, Cogges, Crawley, Curbridge, Ducklington, Eynsham, Filkins, Fulbrook, Hailey, Handborough, Hardwick, Holwell, Kelmscott, Kencot, Lew, Minster Lovell, North Leigh, Northmoor, Osney Hill, Ramsden, Shifford, Shilton, South Leigh, Standlake, Stanton Harcourt, Swinbrook, Taynton, Upton and Signet, Westwell, Widford (from 1844), Wilcote, Witney, Yelford.
      Registers now in Oxfordshire district.
      (ex GENUKI - Internet)

      Arrived on the "Tintern Abbey" - 146 tons -  Lyttelton, NZ 3rd May 1875 at a cost of PDS58.00.
      Departed Gravesend, London 7th January 1875
      Captain P.B. Stephens, voyage 114 days with 18 deaths and 4 births.
      Family members listed on passenger list:
      William 30 yrs Labourer of Oxon
      Ann 28 yrs
      Ann 9 yrs
      Elizabeth 7 yrs
      George 5 yrs
      William 2 yrs

      A transcript of a diary kept by Alfred COPLEY during this voyage can be found at http://homepages.paradise.net.nz/r-c/abbey%20diary.html
      Mr COPLEY makes mention in his diary of a child's birth in his entry for Saturday 9th January - Albert Tintern AYERS is recorded as being born 8th January - could the diary entry belong to Albert AYERS.

      William is buried in Feilding Cemetery - Block 83/Plot 768

  • Sources 
    1. [S32] Internet, MDC Cemeteries on-line (Reliability: 3).