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Octavius Wheeler

Male 1854 - 1855  (1 years)



  • Name Octavius Wheeler  [1, 2
    Birth 1854  Wellington, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Death 08 Mar 1855  Wellington, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2
    Notes 
    • possible confusion in child order - by his name he should be no. 8 not no. 9
    Person ID I3584  Tatham | Heathcote branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 01 Feb 2014 

    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   [3, 4, 5
    • 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

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  • Sources 
    1. [S03] Family Members, KTGA.

    2. [S63] Gill Tatham.

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

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

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