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Julia Annie Wheeler

Female 1848 - 1879  (31 years)

  • Name Julia Annie Wheeler  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 06 Mar 1848  Saffron Walden Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    • March 6th, at Saffron Walden, the lady of the Rev. E. Wheeler, of a daughter. [Essex Standard]
    • age 31 years at death
    Baptism 13 May 1848  St Mary the VIrgin, Saffron Walden Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Emigration 1850  New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 7
    Name Change 1863  Julia Annie Tatham  [7
    Residence abt 1871 - 1879  Meanee, Hawke's Bay, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location ; at house of Thomas Powdrell  [2
    Death 12 May 1879  Tutaekuri River, Hawke's Bay, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location ; Cause: Drowning  [2, 3
    • Thursday 15 May 1879
      Search is still being carried on for Miss Tatham.
      Friday 16 May 1879
      The body of Julia Tatham was discovered in the Tutaekuri River yesterday afternoon. Inquest to be held this morning.
      Sat 17 May 1879
      Inquest: Held at the dwelling of Thomas Powdrell, Meanee, before Dr. Hitchings, coroner, & jury, on the body of Julia Annie Tatham, aged 31 years.
      Following gave evidence:
      - Thomas Powdrell - identified the body of Julia Tatham who had been residing at his house for the last 8 years;
      - Mary Ann Powdrell - daughter of Thomas Powdrell;
      - Henry Powdrell- Son of Thomas;
      - Mary Parsons - Daughter of John Parsons - Papakura;
      - Const. John Ryan;
      - Harry Lang - half caste, residing at Waiohiki Pa.
      Verdict : Found drowned.
      [Hawkes Bay Herald]
    Person ID I3156  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   [8, 9, 10
    • 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
    • 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
    Edwin Wheeler, Georgiana Tatham & family
    Edwin Wheeler, Georgiana Tatham & family
    "Berkshire" passengers embarked Oct 1849
    Family ID F0133  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S12] Passenger Lists, Berkshire, 06 Oct 1849.
      Julia Wheeler age 2

    2. [S11] Newspaper, Hawkes Bay Herald, 17 May 1879.
      inquest report

    3. [S63] Gill Tatham.

    4. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Saffron Walden, 2Q1848.

    5. [S11] Newspaper, Essex Standard, 17 Mar 1848.
      birth notice

    6. [S22] IGI / BVRI, batch no I045228 , 13 May 1848.

    7. [S03] Family Members, KTGA.

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

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

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