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From: Brian Spear <>
Subject: Re: [nz] Help with the name ESTORFFE
Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 21:04:45 +1200
Queen Street was in Sydenham, here in Christchurch. It is now named Buchan Street. Appears on a map dated 1880.
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> Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2008 19:05:02 +1200> To: > From: > Subject: [nz] Help with the name ESTORFFE> > Hi Everyone> > I received this email from someone on the India group i think. I would > dearly love some help with it and hope that someone can come up with > something to send Geoffrey. The name could also be von Estorffe or Estorff.> > I have looked at F W E Estorffe's war records for WW1 in Britain and it > definitely states he was born in Christchurch New Zealand in 1872. I have > looked for the name at Archway, the NZ marriage disc and WW1 cd and the > CHCH newspapers of Beverley Evans. I have googled the web and googled > books. I have looked at Ancestry.com and IGI, CHCH cemetery database etc. > Google maps shows no Queen Street in Christchurch but that does not mean it > wasn't there in 1894. I have checked version 4 of NZSG.> > I look forward to any help from anyone.> > Kind regards> > Jo> > Hi Jo-Anne,> > I am trying to trace my father`s side of the family. Can you help?> > My grandfather, Frederick William Emil ESTORFFE was born in Christchurch > in 1872 (Known as William). At least, this is the information he gave when > he joined the British Army in 1894. He gave his next of kin as Herman > ESTORFFE of 25 Queen St. Christchurch, although his.father`s name was Emil.> > Here the trail goes cold. The Dept of Internal Affairs has no trace of him > in the birth indexes 1840-1982,nothing on the Electoral Roll 1893 and > nothing in the register of persons naturalised in NZ before 1943.> > > No virus found in this outgoing message.> Checked by AVG - http://www.avg.com > Version: 8.0.138 / Virus Database: 270.5.5/1571 - Release Date: 7/24/2008 5:42 p.m.> > > > The List Guidelines> > http://new-zealand-l.blogspot.com/> > -------------------------------> To unsubscribe from the list, please send an email to with the word 'unsubscribe' without the quotes in the subject and the body of the message
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