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Eliza Philippa Wheeler

Female abt 1847 - 1921  (~ 74 years)



  • Name Eliza Philippa Wheeler  [1, 2
    Birth abt Jan 1847  Saffron Walden Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 4
    Baptism 21 Jan 1847  St Mary the VIrgin, Saffron Walden Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Emigration 1850  New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Name Change 1863  Eliza Philippa Tatham  [5
    Marriage 19 Sep 1869  Queenstown, Otago, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 7
    John Emanuel von Tunzelmann,   b. 26 May 1839, Arensburg, Oesel, Estonia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1898, Seacliff Lunatic Asylum, Dunedin, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1913  Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Death 24 May 1921  42 Herbert St, Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [7, 8
    • alternative suggested date of death 1912; not possible as she was naturalized in 1913: Eliza Phillipa von Tunzelmann, resid Invercargill, age 66, b Saffron Walden. former nationality Russian. [4, 7]
    Person ID I3522  Tatham | Heathcote branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 02 Mar 2015 

    Father Edwin Wheeler,   b. 19 Jul 1815, Hungerford Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Georgiana Tatham,   b. 10 Mar 1820, Alpha Rd, Regents Park Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1869, Te Aute, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Marriage 19 Mar 1841  Greenwich Find all individuals with events at this location   [9, 10, 11
    • Marriage solemnized at St Alphage in the Parish of Greenwich in the County of Kent.
      1841. Page 186. No. 371.
      March 19th.
      Edwin Wheeler, full age, Bachelor. Bachelor of Arts of Ch.s Coll. Camb. Residence: Marlborough, Wilts. Father: Thomas Wheeler, Gentleman.
      Georgiana Tatham, full age, Spinster. Residence: Trinity Hospital, Greenwich. Father: Charles Heathcote Tatham, Warden of Trnity Hospl. Greenwich.
      Married in the above Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church by me, Thomas Ainger.
      This Marriage was solemnized between us, Edwin Wheeler, Georgiana Tatham,
      in the Presence of us, Charles Heathcote Tatham, Walter Williams [her mother's brother], Caroline Tatham, Maria Tatham, Harriet Tatham.
    Georgiana Tatham & Edwin Wheeler
    Georgiana Tatham & Edwin Wheeler
    Marriage 19 Mar 1841
    Notes 
    • Berkshire, 582 tons, left London on 02 Oct 1849. Captain John White. She ran aground at Nelson on 01 Feb 1850. Her forward passengers were carried to Wellington by the Woodstock, and those for Otago, six in number, by the schooner Perserverance, arriving 12 Mar 1850. [Passenger arrivals at Port Chalmers, 1848-1851, Ngaio Press website accessed 30 May 2010]
    • Berkshire: Barque: 582 tons. Captain: John Whyte. Sailed London 04 Oct 1849; arrived New Plymouth 08 Jan 1850; Nelson 30 Jan 1850; Dunedin 12 Mar 1850. On entering the harbour the vessel ran on to the Arrow Reef, but was floated off the following tide.
      Forecabin passengers: Bound for Nelson: Edwin Wheeler, 35, Clerk; Mrs, 30; Master, 8; Miss, 6; Miss, 5; Miss, 4: Miss, 2. [Rootsweb/ancestry postings]
    • In NZ, family lived first in Nelson, then Wellington, then Hawkes Bay
    Documents
    Edwin Wheeler, Georgiana Tatham & family
    Edwin Wheeler, Georgiana Tatham & family
    "Berkshire" passengers embarked Oct 1849
    Family ID F0133  Family Group Sheet

    Family John Emanuel von Tunzelmann,   b. 26 May 1839, Arensburg, Oesel, Estonia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1898, Seacliff Lunatic Asylum, Dunedin, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Marriage 19 Sep 1869  Queenstown, Otago, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 7
    Children 
     1. William John Nicholas von Tunzelmann,   b. 1870, Wakatipu, Queenstown, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Lucia Julia von Tunzelmann,   b. 1872, Wakatipu, Queenstown, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1958, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     3. Charles Frederick George von Tunzelmann,   b. 17 Aug 1874, Nelson, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1883, Woodlands, Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
    +4. Alexander Francis Henry von Tunzelmann,   b. 15 Jun 1877, Kawai St, Nelson, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1957, Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. John Herbert Julius von Tunzelmann,   b. 1879, Christchurch, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Ella Johanna von Tunzelmann,   b. 1883, Woodlands, Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Dec 1956, New Zealand? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     7. Frederick Julius von Tunzelmann,   b. 1884, Woodlands, Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Arthur Theodore von Tunzelmann,   b. 1887, Woodlands, Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Geoffrey Maurice von Tunzelmann,   b. 30 May 1889, Woodlands, Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location
    +10. Victor Emanuel von Tunzelmann,   b. 26 May 1891, Woodlands, Invercargill, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jan 1987, Waikanae, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    Photos
    John Emanuel von Tunzelmann & Eliza Philippa Tatham née Wheeler: their six sons
    John Emanuel von Tunzelmann & Eliza Philippa Tatham née Wheeler: their six sons
    From left, in front, Frederick, Arthur, Victor;
    at rear, Alexander, William, John.
    Last Modified 09 Nov 2011 
    Family ID F1015  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - abt Jan 1847 - Saffron Walden Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 21 Jan 1847 - St Mary the VIrgin, Saffron Walden Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 1850 - New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 19 Sep 1869 - Queenstown, Otago, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 19 Sep 1869 - Queenstown, Otago, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1913 - Invercargill, NZ Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 24 May 1921 - 42 Herbert St, Invercargill, NZ Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S12] Passenger Lists, Berkshire, 06 Oct 1849.
      Eliza Wheeler age 4

    2. [S22] IGI / BVRI, batch I045228, 21 Jan 1847.

    3. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Saffron Walden, 1Q1847.

    4. [S07] Other Sources, New Zealand Naturalisations, 05 May 1913.

    5. [S03] Family Members, KTGA.

    6. [S22] IGI / BVRI, LDS member post 1991.

    7. [S63] Gill Tatham.

    8. [S65] Genealogy Indexes, New Zealand Death Index, 2Q1921.
      death reg Fortrose, Otago

    9. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    10. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Greenwich, 1Q1841.

    11. [S53] Marriage Licence, Faculty Office Marriage Licence Allegations, 17 Mar 1841.