Family History -Oldham Family; 20-49


Family History -Oldham Family

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A collection of information regarding the Oldham family of Maungaturoto and Mangawai.
The collection includes

A journal of 17 pages in a ring-bound folder.
It is a typed transcript from the original journal that was written by Alfred Oldham, b 1831 d 1919. Dated February 1912.
Alfred arrived in New Zealand in 1859 on the ship 'Mermaid.' He settled in Mangawai and lived there until 1868.
He married Elizabeth Rebecca Oldham nee Dabell b 1828 d 1901.

There is also an article titled 'Letters to a Son'. Written by Herbert Oldham in 1932. It describes early life in Maungaturoto and Mangawai.

There is an exact from the book 'A Quota of Qualtrough' which has the passenger list of the 'Mermaid' during its voyage in 1859 to New Zealand.

There is a page from St Micheals of The Angels, Church Burial Register which includes triplets born to the Oldham family at Hakaru. Three boys were born 24th September 1867 and died 8th October 1867.

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