Seventh Generation

CARTER's Family History via New Zealand

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  (64)  Newman CARTER
Newman was baptised 29 June 1800 in Swanbourne, Buckinghamshire, England. Newman married Susanna SIMMONS 29 January 1822 at Swanbourne. He may also have used the surname of THORN. Newman died about March 1865 in Manchester, England.[Parents]
  (65)  Susanna SIMMONS
Susanna was baptised 23 January 1803 in Swanbourne. [Parents]


Photo: Swanborne Church, Buckingham.

  (66)  Robert BARLOW
Robert was born 12 Dec 1801 in Pilkington, Lancashire, England. He married Sarah GORTON 27 January 1825 in Eccles, Lancashire. Robert was a "dyer" and in 1881 lived at No. 8 Ivy Street, Gorton, Lancashire, England. He died 1882 in Chorlton Upon Medlock, Lancashire, England. [Parents]
  (67)  Sarah GORTON
Sarah was born in 1804 in Pilkington, Lancashire. She married Robert BARLOW 27 January 1825 in Eccles, Lancashire. Sarah died about 1869. [Parents]

  (68)  Richard COPLEY
Richard was baptised 15 Feb 1788 in Yorkshire, England. He married Fanny PAGDIN 26 January 1815 in Tickhill, Yorkshire. Richard was a joiner/carpenter. He died 15 April 1871 in Tickhill of senectus gangrene of the feet. [Parents]
  (69)  Fanny PAGDIN
Fanny was baptised 28 May 1792 in Tickhill, Yorkshire. She died 9 December 1870 in Tickhill, Yorkshire. Cause of death: 1. Bronchitis (8 days) 2. Apoplexy (24 hours). She was buried in the churchyard of Tickhill Parish Church on 11 December 1870 at 3.00pm. [Parents]

[COPLEY'S of England]

  (70)  John COPLEY
John was a pattern maker.

  (72)  Alexander McVICAR
Alexander was born 1784 in Andno, Argyll, Scotland. He married Margaret McKELLAR 14 April 1812 at Lochgoilhead, Argyll, Scotland. Alexander died Sep 1842.
  (73)  Margaret McKELLAR
Margaret was born in 1788 in Argyll, Scotland. She died 11 Jun 1845 in Scotland. [Parents]

  (74)  Peter McKELLAR
Peter was born 19 Feb 1785 in Kilmorich, Argyll, Scotland. He married Catherine SERVICE 13 November 1809 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Peter died 5 Feb 1859 in Row, Dunbartonshire, Scotland. [Parents]
  (75)  Catherine SERVICE
Catherine was born 24 Feb 1792 in Row, Dunbartonshire, Scotland. She died 10 Oct 1869 in Row. [Parents]
McKeller marriage

  (76)  Jacob WOODWARD
Jacob was baptised 23 January 1794 at St. James, Dursley, Gloucestershire, England. He married Harriet THURSTON 15 March 1818 in Dursley. Jacob was a weaver. He died Sep 1863 in Dursley. [Parents]
  (77)  Harriet THURSTON
Harriet was baptised 18 February 1795 in Dursley, Gloucestershire, England. She died 16 October 1849 in Dursley. [Parents]

  (78)  Charles Jefferson BESWICK
Born 2 August 1802 in Stockport, Cheshire, England. Charles married Catherine McNEIL 27 July 1831 at St. Mary's Church, Madras, India. His second marriage was to Harriet ROWLAND on 1 August 1842 at Manchester Cathedral. Charles was a soldier in the 55th Regiment of Foot. After discharging to pension he enlisted into the Royal New Zealand Fencible Corp. Charles, with his family, sailed to New Zealand with the first detachment of Fencibles, arriving on the Ramillies 5 August 1847. He lived at 40 Galway Street, Onehunga. His Fencible Cottage is now on display as "White's store" at Howick Historical Village. Charles died 21 January 1870 in Onehunga, New Zealand, and was buried at St. Peters Churchyard, Onehunga.[Parents]
  (79)  Catherine McNEIL
Catherine was born about 1812. She died about 1839 in Bellary, Karnataka, India.


[Notice to Pensioners]

[Discharge Document]

[Last Will and Testament]


["Ramillies" Passenger List]

Wife desertion

Wife desertion 1869 - Charles and Harriet Beswick - Onehunga

  (80)  John STRONG
John was baptised 6 April 1783 in Dumfries, Scotland (Witnesses: Oliver STRONG and Robert MCKILL). He married Jean MORRIN 11 September 1803 in Dumfries. John and his brother, Oliver, were chair-makers. [Parents]
  (81)  Jean MORRIN
Jean was born 1786 in Dumfries, Scotland.

  (82)  Alexander FERGUSSON
Alexander was born in 1777 in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. He married Agnes THOMPSON 17 Jul 1802 in Paisley. Alexander was a drover. He is thought to be linked to the Fergusson's of Moniaive, Dumfries and Galloway, and possibly related to Alexander Fergusson, 14th Laird of Craigdarroch and Annie Laurie. (Annie Laurie: Wikipedia)
  (83)  Agnes THOMPSON
Agnes was born 1781 in Scotland.


Craigdarrock House near Moniaive, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. It was the seat of the Chief of the Dumfriesshire Fergussons for 600 years.
Craigdarrock House

  (84)  Robert THOMPSON
Robert was born 21 September 1797 at Sunderland, Durham, England. He married Sarah LOWES 30 August 1818 at Bishop Wearmouth, Sunderland. Robert was a ship builder. He died at West House, Fulwell, England on 10 December 1860. [Parents]
  (85)  Sarah LOWES
Sarah was born 6 Nov 1796 at West Boldon, Durham, England.She died 15 December 1863 at West House, Fulwell and was buried at Monkwearmouth Mere Knolls Cemetery. [Parents]

[Ship builders of Sunderland]

Robert Thompson opened his North Sands yard in 1846. His son, Robert, opened a yard at Southwick in 1854, while another son, Joseph Lowes, took over the yard at North Sands in 1860 and changed the company name to J L Thompson. Robert Thompson Jnr’s yard closed in 1933. J L Thompson’s yard was closed in 1979, although the fitting out quay was used by Doxford’s and Laing’s. St Peter’s Campus of Sunderland University now stands on the site.

Photos: (left) Robert Thompson (right) Thompson's Yard ca. 1956
Thompson's Shipyard ca. 1956 

  (86)  Thomas JOHNSON
Thomas was born 1797 in York, Yorkshire, England. He married Mary. [Parents]
  (87)  Mary (?)
Mary was born 1800 in Searboro, Yorkshire, England.

  (88)  Richard STEVENS
Richard was born 1819 in Lambeth, Surrey, England. He married Mary Ann TOOP 16 June 1845 at St George the Martyr, Surrey, England. Richard was a gardener. [Parents]
  (89)  Mary Ann TOOP
Mary Ann was born 1820 at Old Kent Road, Surrey, England. [Parents]

  (92)  William WELLS
William was born 30 Nov 1800 at Woodchurch, Kent, England. He married Sarah KINGSWORTH 9 Jan 1821 at Woodchurch. William died 24 Jul 1869 at Woodchurch. [Parents]
  (93)  Sarah KINGSWORTH
Sarah was born about 26 Jun 1802 in Woodchurch, Kent, England. She died 25 May 1877. [Parents]

  (94)  William CLEMENTS
William was born 1809 at Castle Donington, Leicestershire, England. He married Harriet MARTIN 18 September 1843 at Castle Donnington. William died 22 August 1874 at Chatham, Kent, England. [Parents]
  (95)  Harriet MARTIN
Harriet was baptised 16 August 1819 Castle Donnington, Leicester, England. She died about 1859 at Rochester, Kent, England.

  (96)  Georg Eduard PETERS
Georg was born 16 May 1817 and was baptised 24 June 1817 in St. Michaelis Church, Hamburg, Germany. He married Maria Wilhelmina JANSSEN. Georg died 8 Aug 1866 in Pinneberg, Hamburg. Georg was a Fabrikarbeiter in Hamburg. He died 8 August 1866 in Hamburg-Pinneberg. [Parents]
  (97)  Maria Wilhelmina JANSSEN
Marie was born 6 March 1821 in Pakens Altendeich, Niedersachsen, Germany. She was baptised 1 April 1821 in Pakens. Maria died 23 Mar 1855. [Parents]


Heinrich Peters, brother of Georg Edward Peters (Photo courtesy of Mr. Finn Jensen of Norway, great grandson of Heinrich Peters)
Heinrich Peters, brother of Georg Edward Peters

  (98)  Ernst Matthias HOFFMANN
Born 25 March 1816 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He married Anna Margaretha JENSEN 10 September 1843 in Keitum-Sylt, Germany. Ernst died 20 October 1852. He was a Ships Captain.[Parents]
  (99)  Margaretha JENSEN
Born on Christmas Day, 25 December 1818 in Hojer, Denmark. She died 7 December 1890 in Keitum-Sylt, Germany. [Parents]

St. Severin Kirche, Keitum-Sylt
St. Severin Kirche, Keitum-Sylt

  (100)  Johann Wilhelm BIEGEMANN
Johann was born in Dithmarschen, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. He married Amalia Auguste C. KROGER.
  (101)  Amalia Auguste C. KROGER

  (102)  Johann Jacob ROHWEDDER
Johann married Johanna Margaretha LANGE.
  (103)  Johanna Margaretha LANGE

  (104)  Jochim Hinrich LUDEMANN
Joachim was born 1869 in Germany. He married Anna Magdalena LEGBAND.
  (105)  Anna Magdalena LEGBAND
Anna was born in Germany.

  (106)  Franz Joachim GUNTHER
Franz was born in Germany. He married Anna ALPERS.
  (107)  Anna ALPERS
Anna was born 1854 in Germany.

  (110)  Hans Heinrich Gustav WARNECKE
Hans was born 2 Feb 1807 in Kirchwalsede, Rotenburg, Neidersachsen, Germany. He married Anne Dorothea SCHWIEBERT 2 Oct 1828 in Kirchwalsede. Hans died 27 Nov 1872 in Kirchwalsede. [Parents]
  (111)  Anne Dorothea SCHWIEBERT
Anna was born 21 Oct 1806 in Kirchwalsede, Rotenburg, Neidersachsen, Germany. She died 29 Apr 1880 in Kirchwalsede. [Parents]

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