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Sarah CROWDAY

Female 1849 - 1925  (~ 75 years)


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  • Name Sarah CROWDAY 
    Born Between 1 Apr 1849 and 30 Jun 1849  Lewknor, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 17 Jun 1849  Aston Rowant, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Kingston Stert, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1851 England Census 
    • Role: Daughter
      listed as an Agricultural labourer
    Emigration-Wife 27 May 1870  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    on the Monarch 
    • Role: Wife
    Immigration-Wife 6 Sep 1870  Canterbury, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    on the Monarch 
    • Role: Wife
    Also Known As Sarah Ann CROWDY  [3
    Died 16 Mar 1925  Awapuni, Manawatu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried 18 Mar 1925  Sandon Cemetery, Sanson, Manawatu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I6342  Moore Brickland Family Tree
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2021 

    Father James CROWDY,   b. Abt 1818, Chalford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1887, Kingston Stert, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Jane HARDING,   b. Abt 1822, Chalford, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1 Jan 1855 and 31 Mar 1855, Thame, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 33 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1843  Aston Rowant, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2175  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James GIFKINS,   b. Between 1 Jan 1844 and 31 Mar 1844, Thame, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1927, Sanson, Manawatu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Married 23 Jan 1869  Lewknor, Oxfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    • James/Sarah Marriage Record:
      James Gifkins signed his name
      Sarah made her mark
      (Witness) John Ditton signed his name
      (Witness) Heather Marie Harris made her mark
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      James & Sarah left England 27th May 1870 on the Monarch arriving 6th September 1870 in Canterbury, NZ.
      James is listed as a 26yo ploughman from Oxfordshire and Sarah as 22yrs.

      Their passage cost was:
      1). Total cost to the Provincial Government - 29 pounds
      2). Amount payable by individuals in cash - 6 pounds
      3). Amount payable by individuals in Promissory Notes - 22 pounds
      4). Amount payable by individuals in Bills from Friends in Colony - 0 pounds
      5). Present cost to the Provincial Government - 23 pounds [1). minus 2).]
      5). Ultimate cost to the Provincial Government - 1 pound

      Voyage details:
      https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-6F6S-361?cc=1609792
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      NZ Papers Past - Manawatu Herald, Volume XLI, Issue 1932, 28 January 1919
      Mr and Mrs James Gifkins, who were married at the Lewknor Parish Church, Oxford, in 1868(sic), celebrated their golden anniversary at Sanson last week.
      They came out to New Zealand the following year, landing on September 7th, 1879(sic) and for many years have resided in the district.
      They have six sons and two daughters (Mrs Whattie(sic) of Hastings and Mrs W. Leat, of Sanson).
      ***************
      NZ Papere Past - Rangitikei Advocate and Manawatu Argus, Volume XLV, Issue 11734, 22 January 1919
      GOLDEN WEDDING.
      GIFKINS - CROWDY : At the Parish Church of Lewknor, in the County of Oxford, England, on January 22nd, 1869,
      James Gifkins to Sarah Ann Crowdy, by the Rev George Slade.
      Christchurch papers please copy.
    Children 
    +1. George Henry GIFKINS,   b. 29 May 1872, Moeraki Downs/Cust, Canterbury, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1938, Opunake, Taranaki, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +2. Annie Elizabeth GIFKINS,   b. 10 Nov 1874, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1962, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +3. William John GIFKINS,   b. 10 Aug 1878, Ashley Gorge, Canterbury, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1928, Sanson, Manawatu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    +4. James Eden GIFKINS,   b. 10 Nov 1880, Oxford, Canterbury, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1957, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +5. Joseph Matthew GIFKINS,   b. 15 Mar 1883, Bennetts, Waimakariri, Canterbury, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1962, Dannevirke, Hawke's Bay, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     6. Charles Herbert GIFKINS,   b. Between 1 Jan 1889 and 31 Mar 1889, Waipara, North Canterbury, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1 Oct 1943 and 31 Dec 1943, Wellington, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
     7. Richard Thomas GIFKINS,   b. 27 Sep 1891, Waikari, North Canterbury, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Phoebe Jane GIFKINS,   b. 1894, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1907, Sanson, Manawatu, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2021 
    Family ID F2160  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Between 1 Apr 1849 and 30 Jun 1849 - Lewknor, Oxfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 17 Jun 1849 - Aston Rowant, Oxfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1851 England Census - 30 Mar 1851 - Kingston Stert, Oxfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 Jan 1869 - Lewknor, Oxfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 Mar 1925 - Sandon Cemetery, Sanson, Manawatu, NZ Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 

  • Sources 
    1. [S40] Assumption, Based on age stated on parish marriage entry (21yrs) (Reliability: 1).

    2. [S267] England - Selected Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, (Ancestry.com. England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Original data: England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.), Name: Sarah Ann Crowdy
      Gender: Female
      Baptism Date: 17 Jun 1849
      Baptism Place: Aston Rowant,Oxford,England
      Father: James Crowdy
      Mother: Jane
      FHL Film Number: 95204 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S440] England & Wales - Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915, Name:Sarah Ann Crowdy
      Registration Year: 1849
      Registration Quarter: Apr-May-Jun
      Registration district: hame
      Inferred County: Oxfordshire
      Vol: 16, Page: 126 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S157] NZ - BDM Index online - https://bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/search/, New Zealand Government, Registration No: 1925/1846; Death registration reads Sarah Ann Gifkins aged 76 yrs (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S394] NZ - New Zealand Cemetery Records. NZSG Incorporated., (Source Information: Ancestry.com. New Zealand, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Original data: New Zealand Cemetery Records. New Zealand Society of Genealogists Incorporated.), Name: Sarah Gifkins
      Birth Date: abt 1849
      Death Age: 76
      Death Date: 16 Mar 1925
      Burial Place: Manawatu, Horowhenua, NZ
      Cemetery: Sanson
      Spouse Name: James Gifkins
      Spouse Death Age: 81
      Spouse Death Date: 4 Sep 1927 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S442] NZ - Manawatu District Council On-line Records, (http://www.mdc.govt.nz/Online_Services) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S473] England - Oxfordshire, CoE Marriages & Banns 1754-1930, (Detail: Oxfordshire Family History Society; Oxford, Oxfordshire, England; Anglican Parish Registers; Reference Number: PAR161/1/R3/4 Source Information: Title: Oxfordshire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930), Name:James Gifkins
      Gender: Male
      Age:25
      Birth Year: C1844
      Marriage or Bann Date: 23 Jan 1869
      Marriage Place: Lewknor, Oxfordshire, England
      Parish as it Appears: Lewknor
      Spouse: Sarah Crowday d/o James Crowday
      Father: Edm(sic) Gifkins (Labourer) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S232] England & Wales - Civil Registration Marriage Index: 1837 - 2005, Name: Sarah Crowday
      Event Type: Marriage
      Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar
      Registration Year: 1869
      Registration District: Thame
      County: Oxfordshire
      Event Place: Thame, Oxfordshire, England
      Volume: 3A
      Page: 671
      Line Number: 16 (Reliability: 3).