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From: "John Wilson" <>
Subject: Re: [nz] CARROLL Joseph
Date: Sat, 19 Jul 2008 01:00:51 +1200
Here is the ITM (Intention to Marry) entry (says 1 year in Auckland):
Ref BDM 20/26 page 087 No 11: RG 81/27
Joseph Carroll, Bachelor, Saddler, 32, Res Auckland 1 yr
Agnes Meldrum, Spinster, Tailoress , 18, Res Auckland 14 yr
Consent by William Butters? Meldrum father
Notice/certificate 8 January 1881,
At Office of Registrar of Marriages Auckland by John M Wayland Registrar
Yours, John Wilson (Wellington)
Subject: [nz] CARROLL Joseph
> Trying to trace backwards for a Joseph CARROLL who according to his
> marriage record was born in Melbourne. He was married 8 Jan 1881 in
> Auckland to Agnes MELDRUM, his age said to be 32, hers 18.
> Difficult name to research but believed the family originated from
> Ireland. His parents John CARROLL and Margaret KINGSTON.
> Can't find a marriage for the parents anywhere or when Joseph and/or the
> family came to NZ.
> Is there anyone going to Archives who could look at their ITM please?
> That may give a clue as to time of arrival here.
> Vctoria BDM list a Joseph Edward CARROLL b Melbourne 1847, age is about
> right but doubtful about middle name.
> Any assistance appreciated.
> Graham Jones